Fall Select Auction: November 3 (2006)

Lot 111-141

111. Man and woman huddled in the snow, oil on oval canvas, 27" x 21", in wide ornately carved frame 36" x 30", unsigned. 1,000-1,500
112. Framed Arts and Crafts illustration art lithograph, two images from Jack and Jill, each 15" x 18", marked Copyrighted 1917 by C.H. Congdon, Chicago, 22" x 46" burled frame, excellent condition. 400-600
113. Framed Arts and Crafts illustration art lithograph, two images from Mary Had a Little Lamb, each 15" x 18", marked Copyrighted 1917 by C.H. Congdon, Chicago, 22" x 45" burled frame, excellent condition. 400-600
114. Large English lithograph in massive 8" wide frame, Elizabethan court scene in ornate frame carved with acanthus and blossoms, foxing, minor losses to frame. Litho 27" x 38", frame 46" x 58". 400-600
115. George Jensen, Toledo, 1878-1977, Winter landscape with pond and hills, oil on board, 12" x 16", signed. 400-600

Jensen was a painter, teacher, and illustrator. He was a honorary life member of the Toledo Artists Club.

117. Thomas Spinks, Britain, d.1907, Riverside landscape with island and boat, 1873, oil on canvas, 12" x 20", signed. 1,000-1,500

Thomas Spinks was a prominent English landscape painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists.

118. Walter Heath Williams, England, 1835-1906, Still Evenings by a River, oil on canvas, 8" x 16", signed. 2,000-3,000

A popular and well-listed British landscape painter.

119. Oscar Regan Coast, OR, 1851-1931, Evening Santa Barbara, oil on board, 9" x 7", signed. 500-700

Coast studied in Paris & Rome w/Thomas Hicks, Faller & Yewell. He spent most of his career in New York City, and his later life in California. He was in the Salmagundi Club.

120. Fritz Wucherer, Switzerland, 1873-1948, Nocturne in green and blue, oil on board, 18" x 20", signed. 500-700
121. P. Stockel, German, 19th century, Man and horse with lantern, oil on canvas, 30" x 52", signed, excellent execution and detail. 3,000-5,000
122. Adrien Bas, France, 1884-1925, Boats docked on the Seine, oil on canvas, 22.5" x 32", signed. 800-1,200

Adrien Bas was a listed painter of landscapes, interiors, and Paris scenes.

123. Charles Henry Passey, England, d.1885, Milk maid on country lane, oil on canvas, 24" x 20", signed. 2,000-2,500

Passey was a well-listed British painter of country landscapes and farming scenes.

124. James Docharty, 1829-1878, Royal Scottish Academy, Hillside landscape with lake, oil on canvas, 24" x 20", signed, stretcher marked JD 1849. 1,000-2,000

An important landscape painter and member of the Royal Scottish Academy.

126. Framed French tapestry, detailed and colorful scene with cherubs and doves by wooded stream, surrounded by ornate gilt "frame" with hanging garlands with full blossoms, 39" x 28", inside 42" x 32" with beaded interior trim, excellent condition. 750-1,000
127. Michele Federico, Italy, 1884-1966, Fishermen in the harbor at Capri, oil on canvas, 13" x 19", signed, unframed. 1,200-1,600

Well-listed Italian artist with good auction records, primarily a painter of marine and harbor views.

128. Thomas Rowden, Britain, 1842-1926, Dartmoor ponies at watering hole, watercolor, 8" x 15", signed. 1,500-2,000

Well-listed British painter, specializing in ponies and sheep in the Dartmoor area.

129. John Arnold Wheeler, Britain, 1821-1903, Portrait of two English spaniels, oil on canvas, 16" x 24", signed. 800-1,200

Wheeler is a listed British artist, well-known for his portraits of dogs as well as hunting and equine scenes.

130. Karl A. Kappes, Toledo OH, 1861-1943, Portrait of Spanish Halbedere, oil on canvas, 32" x 26", signed, ornate gilt frame. 1,000-1,500

Karl Kappes studied in Cincinnati at the McMicken School of Design, in New York under William Merritt Chase, in Paris at the Academie Julien, and in Munich at the Royal Academy. Kappes was a successful painter of portraits and landscapes, an instructor, and he exhibited at the National Academy of Design and the Munich Royal Academy. He was the head of the art department at Weller Pottery from 1904 to 1920.

131. Oriental chest on stand, deeply relief carved top to bottom with cities, people and animals, interior till, 26"h x 22"w x 15"d, excellent condition. 300-500
132. Oriental low chest, deeply carved with people, horses and buildings. 29"w x 15"d x 16"h. 200-400
133. Burled walnut Federal style hanging mirror with gilt eagle atop split-scroll arch crown and hanging side accents, fancy skirt, excellent condition, 53"h x 26"w. 400-600
134. Antique caryatid wooden ship carving, draped woman with flowing hair, Ionic capital, 35"h. 1,000-2,000
135. Matt Morgan Art Pottery charger, hand painted center decoration of two butterflies in Limoges style glaze, ornate rim of raised intertwined Fleur-de-lis with gold highlights, back has Matt Morgan Art Pottery impressed stamp and paper label, impressed 331, incised NJH, 16.5", line through center. 300-500
136. Mary Louise McLaughlin pottery charger, yellow flowers with red centers and green leaves on cobalt background, back incised L.Mc.L. Cincinnati 1880, 13", restoration to rim. 300-500
137. Matt Morgan Art Pottery charger, raised semi-draped Art Nouveau lady above stylized waves, dimpled background, cobalt with gold painted highlights, back impressed Matt Morgan Art Pottery Co Cinti O, 14.25", mint. 300-500
138. Early Cincinnati art pottery charger, French style applied and painted pink blossoms and buds with green leaves on brown stems, unmarked, 14.25", two 1.5" lines to rim, insignificant flake to leaf. 200-400
139. Early Cincinnati art pottery charger, hand painted landscape with waterfall and buildings, unmarked, possibly Wheatley, 12.5", several losses to glaze at rim. 300-500
140. Rookwood charger, delicate white blossoms on black branches with stylized floral border, red clay in bisque finish, unknown artist cypher to front, back impressed ROOKWOOD 1882, 12", minor 1.5" circular firing blemish to center. 200-400
141. Matt Morgan Art Pottery two-handled vase, hand painted decoration in Limoges style glaze of birds on branches with white to orange dogwood blossoms with yellow centers, raised upper decoration of intertwined Fleur-de-lis, gold bands and highlights, base impressed 218 Matt Morgan Art Pottery Co Cinti O, 15.5"h x 12"w x 10"d, restored drill hole to base. 400-600