Fall Select Auction: November 4 (2005)

Lots 213-241

213. Outstanding pair of late 19th century hand painted porcelain palace vases on hand painted porcelain stands. Both vases have maidens in cherub-driven boats within panoramic landscapes w/ruins, cherubs & foliage, bases have groups of cherubs. Highly ornate tooled gilding of flowers & leaves against ochre background. Beehive marks to bases. 25"h vases, 9"h bases. Superb painting quality, excellent condition. 4,000-6,000.

214. Pair of French cobalt porcelain palace urns, Sevres style, bronze mounted w/acanthus accents & acorn finials, 32"h, excellent condition. 2,500-3,000

215. S. Kirk & Son sterling flatware service for 12, Old Maryland Engraved pattern, 86 pieces, monograms, excellent condition. Twelve dinner forks (7.5"); Twelve salad forks (6.5"); Twelve teaspoons (6"); Twelve cream soups (6.5"); Twelve knives (9"); Twelve butter spreaders (flat, 5.5"); Eight iced tea spoons (7.75"); Six demitasses (4"). 1,500-2,000
216. Two S. Kirk & Son sterling serving spoons, Old Maryland Engraved pattern, monograms, excellent condition: Casserole spoon, shell bowl (9.5"); Serving spoon w/fluted bowl (8.25"). 150-200

217. Four S. Kirk & Son sterling serving pieces, Old Maryland Engraved pattern, monograms, excellent condition: Table spoon (8.5"); Cold meat fork (8.5"); Carving set (10.25" knife, 8.5" fork). 150-200

218. Six S. Kirk & Son sterling serving pieces, Old Maryland Engraved pattern, monograms, excellent condition: Sugar shell spoon (6.25"); Jelly server (6.75"); Cream ladle (7"); Master butter knife (7.25"); Bon bon spoon, shell bowl (5.25"); Sugar tongs (3.75"). 150-200

219. German hand painted porcelain nude on one knee, great flesh tone, marked Gerold Porzellan, 12". 400-600

220. German hand painted porcelain kneeling nude, great flesh tone, marked Gerold Porzellan, 12". 400-600

221. Bone marquetry covered statue of a horse w/perked ears, saddle, bridal & harness w/carved edging. Beautifully carved floral bouquets, silver harness drops & center medallion, bow to tail, on wood base. 42"h x 46"long, excellent condition. 2,000-3,000
222. Early Federal fisheye mirror, classic eagle & shield crown atop trailing branches, pierce carved scrolling to bottom, 36"h total, frame 24"d, excellent condition. 500-700
223. Art Nouveau sterling three-piece after coffee set, c.1880, delicate forms w/elegant Art Nouveau blossoms & vines on lightly stippled background w/large daisies. All marked J.E. Caldwell & Co, 925 Sterling 1000, Philadelphia, hallmarks, monogrammed. Narrow beverage pot w/crown flip lid, original ivory insulators to handle, gracefully tapered spout, 10"h x 6.25"w x 5"w, marked 2010C. Creamer, 4.5"h x 4"w x 3.5"d, marked 2010B. Two-handled sugar, 3.25"h x 5.75"w x 4.75"d, marked 2010B. Excellent condition.  Beautifully executed Art Nouveau forms.  A dramatic set. 1,000-2,000
224. Clewell copper clad vase in fabulous nut brown to green patina, signed Clewell 303-2-1, 13.5"h x 7"w. 1,000-1,500
225. Weller Louwelsa vase, orange & salmon blossoms on olive leaves, brown & green thorny branches, brown to green to orange background, bottom impressed Louwelsa X 99 7, artist initials to side, 7.5", mint. 250-450

226. Rozane lamp w/three dramatic rose blossoms in deep mustard & orange w/brown centers on thorny green stems, brown to orange background, signed J.I. for Josephine Imlay, base impressed Rozane 813, 9"h x 8"d, mint. 400-600

227. Roseville Jonquil vase, two-handled form, 10"h. 200-300

228. Roseville Wisteria two-handle jardiniere, 5.25"h x 7"w, mint, excellent color & very crisp mold. 300-500

229. Weller Pumila three piece console set in waterlily design, pale blue-gray matt. Bowl 12"d x 2.75"h, base chip. Two candle holders, one flake. 150-250

230. Weller Muskota fishing boy, 6.5", mint. 250-350

231. c.1900 mahogany etegere w/strong Art Nouveau influence, pierce carved, tapered column uprights w/delicate turned saucer accents, six original beveled mirrors, delicate brass rail to upper bout, excellent original finish & condition, 67"h x 36"w x 13"d. 1,000-1,500
232. Lakeside cabin, round pastel in outstanding carved round frame w/dandelions, scrolls & floral medallions to inner rim. 18"d pastel, 4.75"w frame in old gold & white paint, 27"d total. 200-400

233. Two works by William A. McCord, Cincinnati, d.1918: Fall landscape with creek, watercolor, 9" x 7.5", signed, and Fall landscape with man, watercolor, 7.5" x  9", signed, in matching frames. 250-500

A landscape painter, illustrator and craftsman. Listed in Davenport's and Who Was Who, member of the Cincinnati Art Club.

234. Garden courting scene in bright colors, watercolor, 12" x 12". 300-500
235. Mons Breidvik, New York, 1881-1951, A Little Girl II, 1926, charcoal on paper, 16.5" x 11", signed, dated, old label verso from Montclair Art Museum. 100-200

Listed portraitist, genre painter, illustrator and craftsman. Commissioned in 1933 to paint an Ascension scene in the Grace Episcopal Church in Queens, NY. Listed in Davenport's, Fieldings, Mallett, and Who Was Who.

236. Italian peasant portrait, watercolor, 12" x 9", signed Nap. Girollo, dated 1893. 250-450
237. Boris Riedel, USA, 20th century, painted panel in the style of an Arts & Crafts floral tile, 10" x 8", signed. 200-400
238. Fisherman on the falls, pastel, 16" x 20", signed A.C. Schafer, dated 1902, good early carved frame. 250-450
239. Still life w/chrysanthemums, oil on board, 9.5" x 21". 100-200
240. Milton H Lowell, NY, 1848-1927, Landscape w/stream, oil on canvas, 18" x 40", signed. 700-1,000

Born in Lamberton, NY, studied in Boston but was mostly self-taught. Painter of New England pastorals and Adirondack mountain landscapes. Did calendar art. Father of artist Orson Lowell.

241. Portrait of Arab man, early 20th century, oil on canvas, 16" x 10", unsigned, Cincinnati Impressionist style. 250-450