2007 Fall Select Auction

Lots 293-324

293. Carved oak sideboard with mirrored splash. Four carved, full standing 16" figures: two falconers with falcons on arm, feathered cap, pouch and knife on belt and (Left), two guardsman/scouts with long staff, powder horn and knife on belt, both with knee high boots with detailed shoe laces and eyelets. Two drawers (one is silver drawer) over two doors over one drawer. Fitted interior with secret compartment. Quarter-sawn oak in original finish, beveled mirror, Robt. Mitchell label. Excellent condition,.58"h x 62"w x 25"d. 2,500-3,500
294. Carved oak china cabinet with full standing figures, 16"h. (Right) Falconer with falcon on arm, feathered cap, pouch and knife on belt and (Left) Guardsman/Scout with long staff, powder horn and knife on belt, both with knee high boots with detailed shoe laces and eyelets. Crown in finely carved geometric pattern. Curved glass center panel, mirrored back, original finish, Robt. Mitchell label. Excellent condition, staff repaired, 62"h x 44"w x 18"d. 2,000-3,000
295. Carved oak dining table, solid quarter-sawn oak pedestal base with four carved panels, Falconer with falcon and Huntsman/Scout with horn and spear, flared feet with carved edging, sells with five original leaves. Terrific condition, appears to be original finish, 30"h x 50"d. 800-1,200
296. Country store regulator clock, original dial reads DRINK Coca Cola, original lower glass reading 5 CENTS has been nicely repainted, 0.5" segment of trim below crown missing, repaired pendulum stem, key reads Ansonia Clock Co, 34.25"h x 17.5"w. 400-600
297. Cincinnati Art Carved hanging shelf, deeply carved, top has leaves and berries over raised letters reading WAVERLY with uniquely scalloped edging, unique and detailed sunflower to crown surrounded by blossoms and leaves, sides carved with blossoms with very deep centers, bottom has trailing branch with blossoms and leaves matching sides, geometric and half-circle blossom patterns to fronts, back inlaid with the word Sister and delicate branches, three-piece pine back with worn burgundy velvet covering to front, leaf carved to back of bottom board, repairs around finials, original finish and great patina, 27.5"h x 24"w x 8"d. An exceptional example of carving from the Cincinnati Art Carvers. 1,000-2,000
298. 19th century ornately carved English flamed oak desk, grotesque faces and swirling vines to drawer fronts, floral medallions and pods of fruit in deep relief, top leather inset to front half of top, breaks down into three pieces, 29.5"h x 60"w x 29.5"d. Leather shows its age, some stains and water marks to top. 1,000-1,500
299. Early tall case clock, c.1830, unusual design with brass framed porthole to front, walnut and oak, great early glass, scalloped crown appears to have been replaced years ago, four free-standing columns to bonnet, bracket feet, tole painted metal face with peaches and leaves to each corner and partial world map to top, 83"h x 19"w x 9.25"d, excellent condition. 2,000-3,000
300. Herschede grandfather clock, full standing reeded columns with elegant bun feet, beautifully embossed face with moon dial, beveled glass, five tubes, three weights, recently serviced, 78"h x 19"w x 13"d, excellent condition. 1,000-2,000
301. Arts and Crafts grandfather clock, oak case with brass numerals and hands, nice corbels to crown, refinished, 76"h x 26"w x 12.5"d. 700-1,000
302. Globe Wernicke mahogany four stack barrister's case with leaded glass door to top section, 60"h x 34"w x 12"d, superb condition. 800-1,200
303. Pair of carved oak standing cabinets. Carved doors with regal man and child with basket of fruit, outer edge in design of carved window, ornate original iron hinges with open work, unique and fancy metal locking system. Leg fronts with carved zig-zags. Sides and front of lower bouts in beautiful linen fold carving. Excellent condition. 50"h x 19"w x 16"d. 800-1,200
304. Large gilt hanging mirror, acanthus and blossoms carved to corners, 57.5" x 47". 400-600
306. Frank Russell Green, New York, A.N.A., 1856-1940, Early fall landscape with distant hills, oil on canvas, 12" x 16", signed. 1,500-2,500

Member of the National Academy of Design, New York Watercolor Society, Salmagundi Club, and American Watercolor Society. Studied at the Academie Julien. Widely exhibited, including the Paris Salon, 1893 Columbian Exhibition, 1904 World's Fair. Green painted in the Hudson Valley and in Europe.

307. Charles Towne, England, 1763-1842, Landscape with lakeside castle and swans, oil on canvas, 13" x 17.5", signed. 800-1,200

Painter of landscapes, hunting, and cattle. Exhibited at the Royal Academy. Vice President of the Liverpool Academy.

308. Fred De Forrest Schook, Chicago, 1872-1942, Early autumn landscape with distant farm, oil on canvas, 26" x 32", signed. 1,000-2,000

Fred De Forrest (Forest) Schook studied in France and at the Art Institute of Chicago, where Schook later taught for 30 years. He was known for figure painting, landscapes, and garden scenes. He spent time painting in Brown County, Indiana, and exhibited at the Hoosier Salon.

309. Dixie Selden, Cincinnati, 1871-1936, In Palma, 1933, street scene with people, oil on board, 15.75" x 11.75", signed. Signed title card on back of board reads Palma 1933. This painting is number 826 in Genetta McLean's catalog, Dixie Selden: An American Impressionist From Cincinnati. 10,000-15,000

Selden is considered one of the premier Cincinnati Impressionists. She was one of Frank Duveneck's favorite students, and she painted his portrait at his request shortly before he died. She also studied internationally, including with William Merritt Chase. A charter member of the Cincinnati Woman's Art Club.

310. Clara Hoffmann, Cincinnati, 1862-1897, Schoolboy on steps with apple, oil on board, 10.75" x 6.25", signed. Works by this short-lived artist and Duveneck student are rarely found. 1,000-2,000

Born in North Carolina, Clara Hoffmann studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy under Frank Duveneck and Vincent Nowottny. At the Academy, she became friends with Emma Mendenhall, and the two artists traveled and worked together.

311. Garden scene with bare-breasted woman in Classical red gown by stone fountain with gargoyle spout, pink and violet blossoms with yellow stamen, oil on canvas, 36" x 22", signed Ira Keller, obscure date possibly 1885. 1,500-2,000
312. Eduard A. Schmidt, Germany, 1806-1862, Soldiers after battle with distant camp, 1851, oil on canvas, 25" x 20", signed. 800-1,200
313. Outstanding oil on canvas portrait of Louisa Pleydell Bouverie at about age ten, in white dress and pantaloons, holding a spray of flowers and a wooden shovel, with a castle in the background, c.1821, 51" x 39.5", in museum quality hand carved gilt frame with exceptional detail including florettes, shells, scrolls, blossoms, dramatic curved leaves, and pierced work, 62" x 52", frame in very good condition. 10,000-15,000

Louisa Bouverie (1811-1898) was daughter of Admiral Duncombe Pleydell Bouverie, second son of the Lord Radnor. She was married to the Honorable Samuel Hay.

Note on back reads: Dec 18, 1893. I wish my cousin Henry H. Haydell Bouverie of 3 Rymon Somerset to have this picture at my death. Louisa Haydell.

314. Pair of 18th century formal portraits of man and woman, oil on canvas, 30" x 25", matching gilt carved frames. 2,500-3,500
315. Karl Leipold, Germany, 1864-1943, Atmospheric harbor scene with boats, oil on canvas, 18" x 28", signed. 1,500-2,000
316. Victor Casnelli, Cincinnati, 1867-1961, Desert merchants, gouache, 11" x 18", signed. 1,500-2,000

An accomplished painter of Native Americans, Casnelli is also known for his landscapes and Mediterranean scenes. William Howard Taft commissioned Casnelli to paint murals in his home.

317. Dutch floral still life after Jan van Huysum, oil on canvas, 22.75" x 19.75", in wide ebonized frame. 1,500-2,500
318. Henry Lawrence Faulkner, Kentucky, 1924-1981, Alice the goat holding long pink drape, standing on turf with blossoms atop four polychrome columns, oil on board, 28.5" x 14", signed, scratch to right side. Sells with a new copy of The Outrageous Life of Henry Faulkner - Portrait of an Appalachian Artist by Charles House, Univ Tennessee Press, factory sealed. 6,000-8,000

A painter and poet from Kentucky, Faulkner's works are highly sought after by collectors around the country. He exhibited regularly in New York, Ohio and Florida.

319. Henry Lawrence Faulkner, Kentucky, 1924-1981, High heel shoe and lemon, oil on board, 10" x 14", signed. 5,000-7,000
320. Henry Lawrence Faulkner, Kentucky, 1924-1981, Portrait of Robert Kennedy, oil on board, 12" x 10", signed. 5,000-7,000
321. Norman Macbeth, Scotland, 1821-1888, Portrait of a gentleman, oil on canvas, 11" x 9.25", unsigned, artist's name on plaque to frame. 1,000-1,500

Born in England, Macbeth was one of the most wanted portrait painters of the Scottish aristocracy. He studied at the Academy of Glasgow, and exhibited at the Royal Academy, British Institution, South Kensington Art Society, and more. Father of Robert and Henry Macbeth.

322. 18th century portrait of man in armor and blue sash, oil on canvas, 32" x 25.5", unsigned. 4,000-6,000
323. Portrait of Augustine Martzen, lady of the court of King Leckzinsky of Poland, oil on canvas, 32" x 25.5", unsigned, old label identifies subject and her date of death in 1763. 1,500-2,500
324. Portrait of gentleman in long gray wig and brown cloak, oil on canvas, 32" x 27", unsigned. 4,000-6,000