Fall Select Auction: November 3 (2006)

China, Miniature Portraits and Finery

301. Burled liquor cabinet, boulle and mother of pearl inlay medallions to front and top, string inlays and ebonized bands, serpentine front, on bun feet. Removeable two-tiered liquor caddy holding four etched and stoppered bottles, 16 etched cordials. Bottles and ten cordials in matching decoration. 10.5"h x 12.75"w x 9.25"d. Minor surface losses and crackelure to cabinet, loss to one bottle rim. 1,000-1,200
60. Three Charles Allerton flow blue pitchers with embossed floral panels, luster and mustard yellow accents, bases stamped Charles Allerton & Sons England with crown hallmark, 6.75"h x 5.5"w x 3"d, excellent condition. 600-800
68. Flow blue china service for ten, Torbrex by Stanley Pottery Co, decoration of blossoms and leaves, Greek key edging, stylized waves, and gold linear accents. Plates 9"d, tea cups 2"h, saucers 5.75". Plates and saucers marked TORBREX / STANLEY POTTERY CO / BURSLEM / ENGLAND. Excellent condition, some crazing, minimal wear, line to one cup. 500-700

386 Lot of early Belleek: Teapot, cream, sugar and 18 plates in Limpet-Yellow pattern. Four-handled round serving tray, five cups and six saucers in Mask pattern with luster accents. All with black Belleek hallmarks, excellent condition. Teapot 5.5"h, plates 8"d, tray 9.5"d. 400-600
62. Twelve Royal Crown Derby demitasse cups and saucers made for Tiffany & Co, Traditional Imari pattern with orange and cobalt decorations with gold highlights, 2.25" cups, 4.5" saucers, marked with hallmark and ROYAL CROWN DERBY / MADE IN ENGLAND / TIFFANY & CO / NEW YORK, excellent condition. 300-500

63. Twelve Royal Crown Derby salad plates, Traditional Imari pattern with orange and cobalt decorations with gold highlights, 8.5", marked with hallmark and ROYAL CROWN DERBY / MADE IN ENGLAND / 2451 / BONE CHINA, excellent condition. 300-500

58. Large Minton meat platter, harbor scenes and Greek portrait medallions linked by trailing draperies, ink and impressed marks, 21.5" x 17", minor chips, excellent condition. 200-300
59. Eight pieces of Gaudy China china in Hexagon, Oyster and Gaudy Ironstone patterns: pitcher with relief and painted floral decoration, twig handle, 5"h; two dinner plates with relief and painted decorations, 9" and 10"; painted and flow blue dinner plate, impressed REAL Iron Stone, hairline; two painted berry bowls; two painted teacups with delicate handles, one hairline. 200-400
52. Enameled portrait of lady, garlands in her hair around neck with bright orange blossoms, signed CK, 3" round, excellent condition. 500-700
28. Finely carved German wood standing frame, open scrolling, stippled backgrounds. One side has carved leaves and stems, dated 1905, framing an old military portrait photo. Reverse has finely carved words with scroll accents and dated 1903, framing a mirror. Frame reads: HIRTL GEFRT FRANZ, ERINNE RUNG AN MEINE DIENSTZEIT, K.K.LANDW INFT.REG, MARBURG NR.o 26. 11.25"h x 6.25"w x 0.25"d. Excellent condition. 300-500
29. Lot of two hand painted oval portraits in Victorian frames: boy in blue coat, and girl in pink dress. 3.5" x 2.75" portraits, 5.5" x 4.5" frames with old French newspaper backing. Some age lines. Not examined out of frames. 400-600
65. English three piece desk set, inkwell and two candle stands, all on shell bases with ball feet, in original fitted leather case. Central piece holds ribbed and lidded glass inkwell, double-shell letter holder and antler pen tray on back. All three pieces impressed H.W.&Co, 9751, crowned man hallmark. Felt lined case with gold letters reading HAMILTON & INCHES 88 PRINCE STREET EDINBURGH. Excellent condition. Case 3.5"h x 12.5"w x 7"d. 300-500
27. Three Victorian miniature portraits in ivory frames: 1. Hand painted young lady, signed Dumont, 3.5" x 2.5" oval in 5.5" x 4.5" frame. 2. Hand painted young woman praying, signed Veba, 2" x 1.5" oval in 4.25" x 4" round frame. 3. Print of elegant lady with hand painted highlights, signed N Gainsborough, 2.5" x 2" oval in 4.25" x 4" frame with walnut border. Excellent condition. Not examined out of frame. 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
108. Metal Art Deco figural dresser mirror, draped woman with water vessel by pool-tray, mirror flanked by columns and palm trees, double marked 412, 9.75"h x 9"w x 4.5"d, excellent condition. 200-300
402. Figural standing beveled mirror, smiling Blackamoor holding bow and arrow, 15"h x 8", rear swing support, excellent condition, minor loss to mirror's paper wrapping. 150-250

385. Service of Eva Zeisel modern design china by Hall/Hallcraft, two patterns. White with Fantasy design: six dinner plates, 11", chips to three; six soup bowls, 6.5", one chip; seven bread plates, 6.5", two chips; six berry bowls, 5.75", chip and line to one; two serving bowls, 9.5", one chip; oval serving platter, 15" x 10"; seven saucers, three chips, with cups of black matt exterior and white interior. Black matt, no design: coffee pot with white lid, 9.5"; cream pitcher; sugar with white lid, repaired rim chip; gravy boat, 6.5"h x 6.5"w x 5.5"d. 200-300
66. Royal Crown Derby hand painted plate in gold, blue, green and burgundy. Large vase with flowers beside fruit bowl, ornate rim decorated with blossoms and scrolls on textured surface. Back impressed DERBY, hand inked "3022 4" and ink stamped Royal Crown Derby with crown mark, RdNo119319, and GILMAN COLLAMORE &Co 5th AVE & 30STR NEW YORK. 9"w, excellent condition. 100-200
49. Two Victorian miniature portraits of ladies: 1. Hand painted lady holding rose, signed DiMarc, 3.25" x 2.5" oval in 6.5" x 5.5" burled frame with concave center, some bending of paper. 2. Hand painted lady in white gown, signed N Rossi, 3.25" x 2" oval in 6.25" x 4.5" metal open-work frame. Excellent condition. Not examined out of frame. 150-350
51. Hand painted portrait on celluloid of a lady with blue eyes and head scarf, 3.25" x 2.5", in concave frame, 5.5" x 4.5". 150-300
53. Hand painted portrait on ivory of a lady in red dress, in Victorian frame 4" x 3". Old French newspaper backing. Some age lines and warping of frame panels. Not examined out of frame. 150-300
64. Set of six Lenox gold-rimmed cups in reticulated sterling two-handled holders, 2.25"h x 5"w, in original fitted case, excellent condition. 150-250
396. Black stone plate inlaid with green leaves and flowers surrounded by band of white and green blossoms, 8.5", excellent condition. 100-150

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