Fall Select Auction: November 3 (2006)

Furniture, Page One

253. Fancy gilt and hand painted French vitrine, curved glass sides, center door panel with lake side courting scene, landscapes to side and top panels. Ornately carved with shells, leaves and vines, mirrored back, excellent condition with minor surface wear, 54"h x 44"w x 15"d. 3,000-5,000
286. French marble top two-door cabinet, boulle door panels, ebonized wood, ornate gilt metal trim, reeded corner columns, on bun feet. Medallions of forest satyr with acorn crowns added to doors, repair to top of left door panel, left door panel split, some loss to boulle. 43.5"h x 53"w x 16.5"d. 3,000-5,000
198. Elegant seven piece bedroom set, Union Furniture Co, Batesville IN, highly figured burled walnut with ornately carved edging of scrolls and blossoms, bowfront forms with book matched burling, all original hardware, a one-owner set. Five-drawer chest with floral carving, center drawer has exceptional burling, 53"h x 36"w x 21."d, minor loss to finish on top typical of age. Three-drawer dresser, 35"h x 50"w x 24"d, with 42" x 28" mirror. Seven-drawer serpentine center vanity, divided drawer, 31"h x 50"w x 20"d, with 42" x 28" mirror with etched floral decoration. Full size bed with massive shell carved crown with rose blossoms and acathus leaves, double-bowfront foot board with rose blossom finial, 51"h x 57"w x 76"long. Nightstand with shelved interior and divided tray inside door, spectacular burling, top has some water damage to finish, 27"h x 17"w x 16"d. Vanity bench with fully carved supports and gorgeous gold brocade upholstery in excellent condition, 27"h x 33"w x 18"d. Chair with acanthus knees, three-section tufted back, carved crown, matching fabric in pristine condition, 37"h x 19"w x 18"d. 3,000-5,000
232. Massive c.1900 English oak console table, side columns with carved hound heads to tops, splayed paw feet, deeply carved vine and leaf edging, quatrefoil carvings throughout with open carved quatrefoil sides, front shows overlapping acanthus leaves, pierced skirt, paneled back, excellent condition with minor dents and scratches, coated finish, 40"h x 55"w x 24"d. 2,500-3,500
234. c.1800 English walnut Chippendale highboy, nine crotch-front drawers with tapered edging, acanthus knees, claw and ball feet, great early finish, rose head nails, old replaced brasses, split to one side, minor divisions to other side, 62."h x 39"w x 22"d. 2,000-3,000
278. c.1800 mahogany secretary desk, single board top and sides, plum pudding mahogany drop front with oval string inlay, fitted interior with cubbies and string inlaid door keeps, ornate scrolled feet, replaced hardware. Some repairs and losses. 44"h x 36"w x 22.5"d. 2,000-3,000
240. Intricately carved and inlaid folk art/Art Nouveau curio cabinet, built c.1891 by Charles Grube in Basil (Baltimore) OH. Cherry and mixed woods with maple inlay, extensive open work to galleries, crown and corbels. Upper shelf with four draped women holding torches, panels with carved snowflakes. Center section has six inlaid full figures. Bottom section has three drawers, front and side panels with inlaid snowflakes. 68.5"h x 38"w x 13"d, original finish, shows its age, terrific condition. Provenance: hand written letter from former owner, dated 1967. 2,500-3,500
204. Chinese Chippendale teak dining set: table, breakfront china, eight chairs. Two piece breakfront china with four door fully carved top, base of three drawers over four doors, all with carved fronts, nicely carved panels to sides, 72"h x 66"w x 19"d, excellent condition. Table with two leaves, 31"h x 44"w x 96" to 132"long, some sun fading. Two arm chairs and six side chairs with carved lattice back, red satin cushions, excellent condition. 2,000-3,000
271. Elegant Venetian hand painted serpentine vitrine, central mirrored panel with floral cartouche flanked by two doors with hand painted landscapes with fountains, people and ruins. Side panels and door interiors with floral decorations. Velvet lined interior with mirrored sides and glass shelves. Gilt open-work to top and skirt, shell crown, hand painted floral designs to knees, 68"h x 60"w x 20"d. A fabulous vitrine in excellent condition. 2,500-3,000
297. Rare circular vitrine, c.1880 French mahogany with mottled rose marble top, bronze gallery in drape and column design, top bout mounting has swirling vines and leaves with vertical ribbons and blossoms, bronze window mounts and feet, minor losses and some insignificant discoloration, 54"h x 26"d. 2,000-3,000
265. Fully carved oak library table, lion to each corner below flame grained top, acanthus knees atop broad dolphin feet with fish scale bodies, eight hanging finials, carved stretcher with overlapping leaves, old finish, very good condition, 29"h x 53" x 39". 1,500-2,500
241. Walnut Victorian lady's Davenport desk, two door top with fully fitted interior with cubbies and two drawers, burled and leather-top lift lid desk covers interior with cubbies. Pierce carved gallery with floral inlaid crown, dramatic burling to door fronts. Base with four drawers to right side, single door to left side. Nicely turned legs and two hanging finials. Back is panelled and finished. 55"h x 28"w x 26"d. 1,500-2,000
238. Chinese four-panel screen, c.1900, ebonized with applied decorations to center panels of vases and animals in semi-precious stones including lapis, malachite, tiger's eye, moonstone, jadeite, rose quartz, and two large cinnebar vases. Trim and top and bottom panels have deeply carved linear decorations. Reverse has incised and gilt landscapes and still life decorations. Brass feet. 90"h, each panel 21"w. Some surface scratches and chips, some of the connecting hardware is new. 1,500-2,500
383. Impressive oak Victorian oval center table, dramatic carvings to legs include open-mouthed wolves with pointed ears and slanted eyes, each wolf with tongue and two different fruit pods from the mouth, paw feet. Oval top has vivid graining and carved edging. Four hinged legs to undercarriage, original wood casters, shows some wear, original finish, repaired leg, sells with two non-original 20" leaves. 29"h, 45" x 40". 1,000-2,000
254. Pair of c.1880 formal hall chairs, French or Italian, water gilt gold leaf, heavily carved with blossoms and vines, pierce-carved columns, floral medallions, pierced stretchers with acanthus finial to center, splayed block feet, needlepoint style fabric with shield-crest design. Great patina, expected loss to gilding, one chair has a repaired leg and some loss to interior of a foot. 45"h x 22"w x 20"d. 1,500-2,000
235. Walnut Victorian pier mirror, beautifully carved crown with teardrop hanging finials, burled panels to top and sides, reeded accents to sides with center cartouches. Refinished, replaced mirror, one additional brace to back, minor splits. 102"h x 53"w. 1,000-1,500
291. Walnut Art Nouveau plant stand in the style of Louis Majorelle, c.1920, cut-corner top with classic Art Nouveau swirled and open accents, front has large face to upper bout and small face to lower, other sides have carved floral panels, legs inset to lower shelf, hairy hoof feet, original finish with some wear, loss to two feet at tips, 46"h x 17"d top. 1,000-1,500
199. Two Shop of the Crafters Mission Dining Chairs, No. 320, oak veneer with inlaid panel in salmon, mustard and dark brown with floral medallion top, some veneer losses, 42.5"h x 19"w x 18"d. 1,200-1,800
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
69. 18th century English oak lowboy, carved skirting, dovetailed construction, top is split and renailed, wiped finish, 28"h x 40"w x 23"d. 800-1,200
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
61. Cherry Federal style drop front desk, string inlay drawer fronts, dovetailed top and drawers, fully fitted interior, carved skirt, very good condition, partial split to side stabilized with interior butterfly joints, 42"h x 40"w x 20"d. 750-1,000
67. Mid 19th century walnut five-drawer chest, single board top and sides, dramatic burled top with veneered band, arched skirting, pine secondary wood, loss to veneer, replaced hardware, 46"h x 41"w x 19"d. 600-800
82. Hand painted Dutch chest on base, dated 1834, original paint with three floral panels with jack-in-the-pulpits in red, green and yellow, grain-painted background, front marked Maria Kocikova, original hardware, interior till, on bun feet with one replaced straight leg to left rear, 31"h x 48"w x 25"d. 750-1,000
303. Pair French mahogany kidney form marble top petite cabinets, each with three-drawers, ormolu mounted hanging leaf accents and feet, ornate brass gallery, mottled marble tops, 28"h x 24"w x 14"d. 700-900
170. Eight-legged sideboard of dramatic flamed and burled walnut, two bow front drawers flanked by two doors. Delicate applied carved drapery, urns and blossoms, large inlaid floral cartouches to door fronts, Greek key inlaid edging, bookleaf matched top. Reeded legs with acanthus capitals and accents. 38"h x 74"w x 23"d, one leg repaired, overall excellent condition. 800-1,200
171. Elegant burled and inlaid walnut formal two-door cupboard, decoration matches sideboard, carved sunflower to double finial crown, original brass hardware with draped dancers to knobs, marked Steinman & Meyer Cincinnati, excellent condition, 68"h x 40"w x 17"d. 700-900
172. Burled and inlaid walnut server, matches sideboard and cupboard, one drawer over two doors with three interior drawers, drop leaf sides, excellent condition, 34"h x 36"w x 20"d, 54"w when open. 600-800