Fall Select Auction: November 4 (2005)

Porcelain, China & Finery

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

63. Hand painted German porcelain plaque depicting draped maiden w/heroic man holding lyre, 8.25" x 5.75", mint. Outstanding KPM-quality painting. 2,000-3,000
33. Hand painted lidded portrait vase, finely stippled portrait of beautiful woman blowing dandelion, exquisite gold work of blossoms & beading, painted by esteemed Austrian decorator Ernst Wallace, E-Crown mark, 14". 1,000-1,500

34. Bronze statue of Greek athelete signed Jaeger, beautiful olive & dark brown patina, 13"h, atop 2" marble base. 300-500

35. French hand painted porcelain vase, late 19th century, nude female archer in blue sky, gilt scrolled frame & accents, narrow tapered form w/broad opening, acanthus footed base, 13"h x 4"w opening. 150-250

353. Large ivory tankard made from hollowed tusk w/boar tusk handle & thumblift, wood base, side inscribed w/oriental characters, very early example, probably c.1800, very good condition, 13"h x 5"w x 10"d. 1,000-2,000

354. French c.1900 crucifix, ebony veneered base w/ivory accents. Silver Jesus, skull & crossbones, & plaque reading INRI. Old French paper label. Excellent condition, 18.5"h x 8"w x 5"d. 450-550

265. Anna V. Hyatt Huntington, MA, 1876-1973, pair of bronze water buffalo in nut brown patina, both signed in mold Anna V. Hyatt, marked Gorham Co Founders 0447, numbered 97 & 98, 8" x 5" x 7"h, excellent condition. 1,000-1,500

266. Tiffany Studios bronze charger in gold doré finish, marked Tiffany Studios New York 1721, 11.5"d. 250-450

267. Four Tiffany Studios bronze Zodiac blotter corners, Marked Tiffany Studios New York 996, 3.5" x 3.5". 250-350

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

383. c.1900 Imari charger decorated w/roses & chrysanthemums, blue floral decoration to reverse, 16". 200-400

384. 19th Century Chinese Rose Medallion garden seat.  Hexagonal barrel form w/scenes of court officials in a garden pavilion w/butterflies & birds. Top & sides w/pierced cash marks. 18"h. 400-600

344. Hand painted porcelain plaque, woman w/two cherubs, 8.5" x 5.5". 400-600

345. Hand painted porcelain plate of young maiden sitting in a field, wide gold over cobalt rim, beehive mark, 10"d, excellent condition. 300-400

346. Meissen hand painted plate w/roses & violets on black background & gold edge, crossed sword mark w/two strike marks, 9.5". 400-600

347. Copeland four-lobed porcelain plate w/stylized stars & interior band of fishscale design, raised bead work, 8.5". 200-300

348. Ten Rosenthal Ivory pattern demitasse cups & saucers, bright flowers w/gold work. 200-300

85. Limoges Royal Semi Porcelain flow blue platter, Wood & Son England, relief scrolling to rim, 17.5", excellent condition. 150-250

86. German flow blue lidded pitcher, Meissen style decoration of blossoms on delicate stems, 6". 100-200

87. Victoria Royal Semi Porcelain flow blue serving bowl, Wood & Son England, fancy molded acanthus rim, 3"h x 10.25"d, excellent condition. 100-150

88. English flow blue oval platter w/gold highlights, Henry Alcock & Co, 16", excellent condition. 125-225

89. Twelve Royal Worcester Bombay flow blue soup bowls, w/flowers & hanging baskets, marked T. Furnival & Sons, 9.25", some chips. 500-700

11. Royal Crown Derby bone china service, gold decorated Vine pattern, A775. Seven dinner plates, 10.5; eight lunch plates, 8.5"; salad plates, 6.25"; cups & saucers; and 10" oval vegetable. Excellent condition. 250-350

12. Victorian bride's basket, mottled glass ribbed bowl in clear, white, & amber, ruffled rim, gold enameled trailing leaves & branches inside & out, 4"h x 11"d, ink marked R500 on polished pontil, mint. Ornate silver plate stand, 12.5"h. 150-250

13. Hand painted porcelain portrait pitcher, lady's face w/detailed hair, gold trimmed garland, lion medallion to handle, artist cypher, impressed 1918, 9", terrific condition. 300-500

370. Lace fan in ornate carved fan box, 26" x 17". 150-250

371. Capo di Monte hand painted porcelain musical scene w/lyre & two singers, 19th century, hairline to base & man's leg, 9"h. 250-350

372. Hand painted porcelain courting couple w/cherub, 19th century, loss to underside mounting, 7.5"h. 250-350

373. German hand painted porcelain courting scene w/reclining couple, 19th century, minor losses to lace, base marked, 7.25"h. 250-350

374. German hand painted porcelain courting couple on purple carpet, 19th century, obscured mark, minor losses, 9"h. 250-350

65. Impressive Amphora type vase w/Arab musician in full relief, center cavity filled, 28"h x 13"d. 250-450
250. Royal Copenhagen Flora Donica handled tray, hand painted w/gold work, signed Stellaria Edwardsii R. Br., three-rivers mark, 7" x 4" x 1.5"h, excellent condition. 200-300
349. Nest of three Victorian blue & white platters, floral designs, marked F & Sons Argyle Burslem, 17" x 13", 13" x 10", 11" x 8". 150-250

350. Large Doulton Burslem platter, central oriental scene w/temples on the water, border of temples & flowers, stamped & impressed marks, 20" x 16". 250-350

351. Nest of three Booths "Dovedale" platters, solid cobalt leaves & red linear blossoms, 16" x 13", 14" x 11", 12" x 10". 150-250

409. Satsuma broad shouldered vase, spectacular enameled cutaway over the shoulder design, w/hummingbirds, leaves, blossoms & stylized bands, 15". 200-300

410. c.1900 Cloisonne lidded vase w/chrysanthemums & dragons, bottom decorated, 21"h, spectacular condition. 250-350

411. Carved ivory figure, elongated Japanese lady holding a blossoming branch & staff, 12", delicate open work, excellent condition. 500-700

412. Hand turned oriental porcelain vase, yellow birds on branches w/white blossoms, 14". 100-200

413. Late 19th century cloisonne vase w/butterflies & blossoms, interior glazed, 6". 100-150

414. Enameled metal vase w/birds on blossoming branches, 12". 100-150

415. Pair of 1920s cloisonne vases w/elegant white backgrounds & delicate blossoms & branches, 10"h, excellent condition, sells w/white cloisonne lidded two-compartment box. 150-250

407. Lot of four Japanese porcelains: ginger jar in great black glaze w/chrysanthemums & birds, c.1930s, missing lid, 10"; charger w/matching flowers & patterns, 11"; black & yellow charger w/flowers & butterfly, 12"; blue & black charger w/central bird & surrounding flowers, 8.5". 200-300

408. Lot of two Chinese porcelains: c.1900 footed octagonal bowl w/aqua interior, floral medallions & geometric patterns, repair to rim, 8"d; Plate decorated w/peacock & peahen amidst dense foliage & insects, 8"d. 75-150

318. Pair of highly ornate bronze ewers w/Minerva faces, winged dragons atop handles w/tails wrapped, cherubs, helmets & scrolls, 21"h x 9"w x 7"d. 1,250-1,750

319. Amphora triple-spout vase w/applied cherries, stems & detailed leaves. Marked Amphora Austria 85 87 58 w/crown, ink signed R, a few minor losses to stems, 15"h x 14"w x 6.5"d. 150-250

426. Pair gilt two-light sconces w/beveled mirrors, two fish flanking urn to crowns, extensive open work to frames, two scrolled arms supporting candle stands w/skirted drip pans, 19.25"h x 8.5"w x 3"d. 200-400

427. Neoclassic bronze charger w/faces & central medallion, marked Made in Spain, 13". 200-300