Fall Select Auction: November 3 (2006)

Lot 358-382

358. Large Royal Dux statue of man in fancy formal attire holding a guitar, heavy vegetation to base, pink wafer mark to base, 36"h, minor restoration, loss to rear leaf, chip to side of base, a few small losses. 1,200-1,800
359. Mettlach charger with three Greek ladies pouring wine into large chalices, with grape vines draped between them, white relief decoration on blue-green background, back marked with castle hallmark, METTLACH VB GES-GESCH 7052 28 04, excellent condition, 20.5". 1,500-2,000
360. Luneville landscape vase with egrets flying over water and field of flowers, gold hearts to rim. Base impressed LUNEVILLE / 569 / 4, ink marked K.G. / LUNEVILLE / R / 8. Mint with minor crazing, 8". Beautiful and elegant decoration. 400-600
361. Early 19th century mahogany game table, string and medallion inlay to skirt, contrasting edging to top, stylized cylindrical pineapple carving to stem, four acanthus carved legs with original brass tips, replaced green felt. Shows its age, 1" veneer loss to side, repair to veneer on opposite side, overall very nice condition. 28"h x 36"w x 18"d. 800-1,000
362. Turn Teplitz hand painted Art Nouveau porcelain vase, double gourd form, pink and yellow roses with green leaves in gold background panels, cobalt bands with gold trim and gold grape clusters. Base marked with TURN crown mark, E W Vienna in shield, Made in Austria. Expected fading to gold, excellent condition. 11.25"h x 6.5"w. 300-500
363. Hand painted porcelain portrait pitcher, lady's face with detailed hair, gold trimmed garland, lion medallion to handle, artist cypher, incised 1918, 9", terrific condition. 250-350
364. Capo di Monte center bowl, relief and hand painted cherubs playing with animals amidst dense foliage, handles of horned headed faces, gold leaves and blossoms to interior. Ink stamped GB R.CAPODIMONTE crown & shield hallmark, signed 15351188 ITALY. 7"h x 20"w x 10"d, excellent condition. 300-500
365. 18th century mahogany tilt-top table, central circular medallion with scalloped and beaded edging, surrounded by six oval panels separated by finely carved shocks of wheat, reeded stem, on three legs, each carved with a ram's head and bell flower, on hairy paw feet, stem cut down. 34" diameter, 22"h. 1,000-1,500
366. Oak Victorian corner stand, ropetwist supports on hairy paw feet, upper bout with ornate applied carvings, very good condition, 49"h x 48"w x 18"d. 350-450
367. Pair of mounted French porcelain urns, applied courting scene decoration with hand painted gold work, metal mountings with pinecone finials, bases ink stamped M&R HAND PAINTED MADE IN FRANCE, 14.5". Small chip to rear of one, just under 'lid cap', otherwise no condition issues. 500-700
368. Hand painted Nippon lidded vase, blossoms to center panels and horizontal fields, extensive gold work with blossoms and acanthus decorations, four acanthus feet to base, 14", excellent condition. Light blue mark, NIPPON written under a leaf and to the right are the words Hand Painted in script.200-300
369. Hand painted porcelain apothecary jar, 19th century European. Continuous detailed landscape with boats, fishermen, castles, and aqueduct ruins. Gold and blue bands, bright floral decorated band to lid, stair-step base. Unmarked, spiderweb to base, excellent condition. 10"h x 4.5"w. 200-400
370. Hand painted figural stein, monk holding a stein and a leek, lithopane bottom of Classical statue and building, 8"h x 4"w, excellent condition. 200-300
371. Pair of wrought iron andirons with clipper ship finials, hanging anchors, twisted stems, impressed mark PAI, 32"h. Screen with central clipper ship medallion and scrolled accents, silver painted and rivited, 33"h x 43"w, some surface rust. 400-600
372. Fireplace fender, brass with iron mesh in overlapping geometric design, 6"h x 68"w x 17"d, minor surface rust. 200-400
373. Wrought iron fire dogs, 1" twisted bars with ornate curled ends and hand hammered ornamental "rivets," 30"h with 48" cross bar. 400-600
374. French gilt-brass and porcelain carriage clock, striking and repeating with alarm. Front porcelain panel has painted landscape with temple, side porcelain panels depicting elegant man and woman in garden scenes with applied gold work, all three porcelain panels with white beading, side panels signed L Malpass. Brass case with reeded columns to corners, beveled glass top panel and rear door, eight day movement, 6"h to top of case, 7.75"h to handle, 4.25"w x 4"d, excellent condition.

There are no hairlines or issues with the panels, however there is one white bead missing on the maiden side and one missing in the upper left hand corner of the clock face. The brass surfaces show some expected, even wear from age and handling. We have not discovered any maker's marks on the clock. There is a three-position lever on the bottom to set "silent," "quarters only," or "hours & quarters." The strike is created by a hammer hitting a coil.  There are two hammers and two coils.

5,000-7,500

375. Ansonia figural mantle clock with two cherubs. Ornate base with drapery interwoven with blossoms and berries hanging over porcelain face and beveled glass front, acanthus feet and architectural ornaments. Patinated statue topper of two large standing cherubs with basket of fruit. Works marked MANUFACTURED BY THE ANSONIA CLOCK CO NEW YORK USA, with A logo mark. Excellent condition, 24"h x 13.5"w x 9.5"d. 2,000-3,000
376. French style three piece clock set, marble and brass. Lyre form clock with rooster heads, and two large fauns, paw footed base, face marked Imperial, 24.5"h. Two seven-light candlestands. 600-800
377. Chelsea mantle clock, mahogany case inlaid with medallions and draped bell flowers, glass door over metal face marked HARDY & HAYES CO / PITTSBURGH / CHELSEA, works marked CHELSEA CLOCK CO / BOSTON MASS USA, and 119960. 10.5"h x 23.5"w x 6"d, c.1915-1919, excellent condition. 600-800
378. Bronze mantle clock, cathedral form with lady's face to front, stylized griffin legs, acanthus scrolling, flaming urn finial, porcelain numerals. Solder repair to rear column, no glass to face. Has pendulum, no key. 13.5"h x 7.25"w x 3.5"d. 400-600
379. Porcelain mantle clock, flower basket and hat to top, flowers and acanthus scrolls to body, blue and red painted blossoms and highlights. White porcelain face with enameled floral swags. Works impressed A.1 / 12068. 12"h x 6"w x 4.5"d. Some chips to exterior, underside of one foot, and to opening of bottom under works. 250-350
380. Camerden & Forster porcelain clock, molded decorations include pair of cornucopias flanking face, flaming urn finial, and acanthus scrolls. Hand painted cherubs over musical motif, gold highlights. Face marked Camerden & Forster New York. Metal spade hands over ornately molded center decoration to face. Bevelled glass. Works marked 6940. 16"h x 11"w x 5"d. Condition: Small spot of restoration to gold trim at base and left front foot; top finial has been cracked and reglued with some loss to rear top. 400-600
381. Herschede camel back mantle clock, mahogany case with scrolled accents and fancy trim, acanthus scrolls to face, bevelled glass, face marked Bunde & Upmeyer Co Milwaukee and Herschede, works marked Herschede 15900 and patent dates of Jan 28-19 and Oct 21-19, five note chime, key marked Herschede. 11"h x 21"w x 7"d, excellent condition. 300-500
382. Luman Watson 30-hour shelf clock, half-columns with gold stenciled leaves and fruit baskets to bases, glass over mirror to door, raised gold decoration to face. Wood and metal works, impressed TW. Original paper label to interior, reads Improved Clocks Made and Sold by Luman Watson Cincinnati Ohio Warranted If Well Used, with instructions for use and care. 35"h x 16.75"w x 6"d. Some veneer loss, 1" area of depressed wood left side, some losses & staining to paper label but good overall. Some wood teeth worn thin but none missing. A rare Luman Watson clock. 500-1,000

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