Spring Select Auction: April 29 (2005)

Lots 61-90

1-29 | 30-60 | 61-90 | 91-121 | 122-148 | 149-175 | 176-204
205-235 | 236-262 | 263-288 | 289-314 | 315-344 | 345-376 | 377-403

61. 19th century marriage chest, fully quarter sawn w/vivid graining throughout, underside of flip lid beautifully carved reading "Pauline from Rosa June 4th, 1891", all sides paneled, original hardware w/open work to hinges & clasp, early padlock & key, 50" x 22" x 22". (400-600)
62. Porcelaine de Paris, made for Ovington, hand painted ginger jar w/foo dog finial, decorated w/floral panels, gold rings w/hanging fleur de lis, blossoming branches, applied squeeze-bag decoration, minor gold loss to rim, excellent condition, 11"h x 5¼"w. (300-500)
63. Porcelaine de Paris hand painted powder pigeon figure, 9"h, excellent condition. (300-400)
64. Hand painted Dresden style porcelain floral basket, open work to sides & handle, open work vine form base, extensive applied florals to interior & exterior, cross sword mark, some minor losses, 9"h x 12"w x 6½"d. (250-450)
65. Hand painted porcelain dish, square form, dock scenes w/stone towers in the sea, yellow panels, staple repair, 8". (150-250)
66. Louis Charles Vogt, Cincinnati, 1864-1939, Monastery courtyard with monks, oil on board, 8" x 11", signed. (1,500-2,000)

Vogt was a well-traveled and respected artist, and he had several exhibitions in the Midwest and New York. He studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

67. Willard Leroy Metcalf, New York NY, 1858-1925, Snowy creek under fiery sky, gouache, 14" x 18", signed, great hand carved period frame. (2,000-4,000)

Considered one of the premier American Impressionists, Metcalf's works are hung in many major museums around the world. He painted at the Giverny art colony in France with Claude Monet and at the Old Lyme art colony in Connecticut. He studied at Cooper Union, the Art Students League, Boston Museum School, and the Academie Julien.

68. Paul Sawyier, Frankfort KY, 1865-1917, Elkhorn Creek with rock ledge, watercolor, 9" x 16¼", signed. (5,000-7,000)

Kentucky Impressionist Paul Sawyier began his art studies at an early age with a private tutor from Cincinnati. He studied portraiture under Thomas Noble at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. He moved to New York to study at the Art Student's League under William Merritt Chase, where he was also able to observe John Singer Sargent. He later studied with Frank Duveneck.

69. Arthur De Waerhert, Belgium, 1888-1944, Two horses in pasture, oil on canvas, 24" x 36", signed. (1,500-2,000)

Waerhert studied animal painting in the tradition of Eugene Verboekhoven, and achieved considerable success in his lifetime.

70. Early portrait of young girl w/pearl necklace & snood, litho w/gouache, 12" x 8", exceptional ornate original frame. (300-500)
71. Gladys Hardy, Still life w/fishbowl, 1897, oil on canvas mounted on board, 16" x 20", signed. (500-800)
72. Georgiabelle Clark, Cincinnati & Indianapolis, 1907-1976, Riverdowns, oil on board, 20" x 24", signed. (700-900)

Clark was a noted painter in the Midwest, exhibiting at the Hoosier Salon from 1954-1971. She won several awards at the Hoosier Salon and the Cincinnati Women's Art Club. She studied at the Heron Art Institute, as well as with Emma Mendenhall and Carl Zimmerman.

73. Walnut Federal mirror w/gold painted deer, trees & floral designs, half columns & block corners, drop finials, 22"h x 33½"w. (200-400)
74. Table lamp: Reverse painted shade in landscape design w/tall tree lined path, green & brown ground, red, green & blue sky,18"d. Ornate Art Nouveau bronze base w/blossoms & pods, marked 1737, 24"h. (400-600)
75. Swiss single comb music box, probably ten tune, inlaid top, 7"h x 23"w x 10"d. (1,000-1,500)
76. Regina table model music box in oak box w/rope twist trim, plays great, stain to original litho, some missing hardware, sells with eight 15½" discs. (1,500-2,500)
77. Thomas Booth English Parian pitcher, detailed Bacchanal scene w/dancing maidens, dogs & grape clusters, silver plate lid marked T Booth Hanley, oak leaf & thistle finial, c.1870. (200-400)
78. Chinese lion figural roof tile, 14", tail repaired. (150-250)
79. Pair of Staffordshire style French hand painted porcelain man & woman figural perfume bottles. Man's scroll reads in gold Teabuc de Napoli, woman's scroll reads Neopetre Homuchique. Gold losses & minor chips to both, base chips to lady. Both bases read Badin Fres Dleurs a Paris, 11¼"h x 5"w. (200-400)
80. Grueby vase, impressed Grueby Faience Co Boston USA, 11"h, body 8½"w, opening 4½"w, tiny flakes to rim, a few glaze misses. (2,500-3,500)
81. Scenic tile, reading Souvenir Centennial Exposition of the Ohio Valley, Cincinnati 1788-1888, tobacco brown opaque glaze, walnut ogee frame, 6" x 6", Great piece of Cincinnati history. (250-450)
82. Tramp art hanging vanity, beautifully chip carved, original mirror, front pocket, 20"h x 12"w. (300-500)
83. 19th century tramp art chip carved box w/brass & velvet trim, lion handles, interior till & mirror to lid interior, 6"h x 12"w x 8"d. (150-300)
84. Cincinnati Art Carved hanging letter rack w/blossoms, leaves & pods, mixed leaf & geometric edging, stippled background, 21"h x 13½"w. (200-400)
85. Cincinnati Art Carved slipper chair w/heart shaped cut out to back, octagonal seat, finely carved w/daisies & stems on stippled background, black walnut in original finish. (400-600)
86. Great turn of the century dovetailed mahogany barber's cabinet, three shelves over mirrored compartment, original finish, 30"h x 28"w x 9"d. (350-550)
87. Edward Charles Volkert, Cincinnati & Old Lyme, 1871-1935, "Late Autumn," Old Lyme oxen team & farmer hauling wood, oil on board, 9" x 12", signed. (4,000-5,000)

Born in Cincinnati to German parents, Volkert started his career painting portraits, then moved on to bucolic landscapes. While living in New York, Volkert was president of the Bronx Art Guild. He later moved near Old Lyme, CT, in part because of his interest in painting their ever-present oxen, which Volkert described as "twice as good as cows at posing." His style is noted for its impressionist use of light, applied in small dots of paint, while maintaining an interest in the true forms and colors of his subject matter.

88. 19th century portrait of French General in red coat, oil on canvas, 31" x 25". (1,500-2,500)
89. Robert Fabe, Cincinnati, 1917-2004, Fishing boat with children and nets, acrylic on board, 49" x 36", signed. (400-600)
90. Robert Fabe, Cincinnati, 1917-2004, Laplanders mending fishing nets, acrylic on board, 33" x 44", signed. (400-600)