Spring Select Auction: April 29 (2005)

Lots 176-204

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

176. Early 19th century cherry tilt top table w/snake feet, good old finish, 35"d, excellent condition. (400-600)
177. Bronze figural lamp, c.1920, classic Bergman design, Grotto scene w/reclining Arab & girl playing mandolin under columned & draped building w/distant palace, hand painting & colored glass highlights throughout, no finial. Marked Made In Austria. 18"h x 10"w x 10"d. (2,000-3,000)
178. Bronze figural lamp, c.1920, classic Bergman design, Arab in tent on carpets holding cup w/rifle, coffee pot on bed of coals, hookah pipe on stand, hand painted top to bottom, dome lights up w/glass panels in red, orange, blue & celadon, no finial. Bottom impressed w/urn & B cipher. 13½"h x 7½"w x 7"d. (1,000-1,500)
179. Four-light heavy brass banquet lamp in acanthus leaf design, center finial, four signed Quezal shades of iridescent custard glass w/blue & yellow highlights. Base 24"h, shades 3½"h x 4½"d. Chip to one shade at fitter, not visible when mounted. (600-800)
180. Mid 19th century converted brass oil lamp, twelve hanging prisms 8½", elegant copper cut shade, ornate base w/four lady faces to scrolled stem, open work base w/florals & leafy swirls, great patina, base marked Cornelius & Baker, Patent April 1st 1843, Philadelphia. Switch utilizes existing openwork, not drilled. Lamp 17"h, shade 11"h. Excellent condition & great patina. (600-800)
181. Belleek vase, hand painted gourd form with tiny spout, beautifully & fully decorated w/stylized blossoms in shades of rose, green & yellow, 10"d x 10"h. (150-250)
182. Moorcroft covered vase, yellow blossoms & green leaves on cobalt background, incised mark, ink candle mark & signed PAI, 2½"h x 5¼"d, mint. Sells w/Moorcroft bud vase, yellow & pale blue blossoms on green leaves and cobalt background, incised marks, ink signed PI, 6½"h, mint. (350-550)
183. Amphora vase, Art Nouveau form w/hand painted poppy blossoms & leaves in olive & gold tones, all delicately outlined w/gold highlights, organic form rim w/open work in cobalt w/gold highlights, cobalt stylized leaves draping broad shoulder, large ink mark: Amphora - Turn, Red mark: Turn Teplitz, Bohemia, R. St. K, Austria, 16"h, Excellent Condition, (400-600)
184. Hand painted porcelain plaque, 19th century, French lady in furs standing by chair & screen, excellent condition, 13" x 9", signed M. Léguin Lorbé. (2,000-2,500)
185. Hand painted English porcelain plaque showing interior courtyard of Conway Castle in Wales, c.1880, painted by James Birbeck on hand-chiseled Coalport slab for Minton. Birbeck was well-known for his fish paintings, and Conway/Conwy is considered one of the most picturesque British castles. Light surface scratch. 11" x 10", signed J Birbeck & Conway. (1,500-2,000)
185A. Dresden hand painted portrait vase of beautiful lady w/gold decoration & jewelling, late 19th century, painted by Professor N.C. Kiesel, Richard Klemm studio, Italienerin written on bottom under glaze, 11", signed, excellent condition. Sells w/glass dome & stand. (1,500-2,500)
186. Kerttu Nurminen art glass vase w/whimsical brown birds in trees to front and back, on smoky white background, etched signature Kerttu Nurminen Nuutajärvi Natkjä, 6¼"h x 6¼"w, mint. (300-500) Born 1943, Kerttu Nurminen has worked for years at Nuutajärvi and was involved in the Mondo glass movement.
187. Bertil Vallien art glass footed center bowl, multi colored ribbons, swirls & oil spots on mottled yellow ground, etched signature, 4½"h x 10¼"w, mint, sells w/pamphlet on the artist. (300-500) This Swedish artist works in glass, wrought iron and wood. He studied and worked in the United States from 1961-1963. Winner of the Young American prize, Illum prize, and Swedish State Prize for Artists. Several exhibits around the world.
188. 18th century French lady's poudreuse, classical form w/flip mirror & side compartments, flame grained inlaid panels to top, front & sides, typical age cracks to surface, 29½"h x 32½"w x 18"d. (800-1,200)
189. Dixie Selden, Cincinnati, 1871-1936, Portrait of Palmyra Viano Do Castelo, oil on canvas, 6½" x 5½", signed D.S. (6,000-8,000)

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.

190. Thomas Corwin Lindsay, Cincinnati, 1845-1907, Cows at trough, oil on canvas, 16" x 24", signed. (3,500-4,500)

Lindsay studied in Dusseldorf in the 1860s. He instructed students in his Cincinnati studio and was one of the founding members of the Cincinnati Art Club. He exhibited at the Cincinnati Industrial Exposition, from 1870-83, Pogue's in 1875, and the Art Institute of Chicago in 1896.

191. Charles Alfred Meurer, Cincinnati, 1865-1955, Still life with turkey dinner and muffineer, 1895, oil on canvas, 20" x 24", signed & dated, nice burled ogee frame. (4,000-5,000)

Meurer at first specialized in still life painting, and is considered the last link to the heyday of the trompe l'oeil style. He later broadened his subject matter to landscapes. He was good friends with Frank Duveneck, and also studied under Thomas Noble and L.H. Meakin.

192. Indian encampment with teepees and cabins, oil on canvas, 13" x 18", incised signature Gúngault. (600-800)
193. Charles Salis Kaelin, Cincinnati, 1858-1929, Colorful Rockport boats, pastel, 14" x 18", signed. (1,000-1,500)

Kaelin was one of the first American Divisionist painters, a post-impressionist movement. He studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati under Thomas Noble and John Twachtman, and at the Art Students League in New York. He had many one-man exhibitions in numerous cities, and won a silver medal at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. Kaelin's works are found in several museums, including the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

193A. Charles Salis Kaelin, 1858-1929, Rockport coastline, pastel, 13½" x 15½", unsigned. (1,000-1,500)

Kaelin was one of the first American Divisionist painters, a post-impressionist movement. He studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati under Thomas Noble and John Twachtman, and at the Art Students League in New York. He had many one-man exhibitions in numerous cities, and won a silver medal at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. Kaelin's works are found in several museums, including the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

194. Carl Zimmerman, Cincinnati, 1900-1985, Farmer working among hay bales, 1941, oil on canvas, 30" x 36", signed & dated. (600-800)

Zimmerman was well known in Cincinnati as a painter, muralist and teacher. He studied at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, and at the Cincinnati Art Academy under Reginald Grooms, John Weis, and Herman Wessel.

195. Robert P. Kilbert, Chicago, 1880-1938, Late Autumn woodland stream, oil on canvas, 20" x 16", signed. (500-700)

Kilbert studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Acadamie Julian in Paris, and in Munich. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Art Association, and is represented in the Los Angeles Art Institute.

196. Cincinnati Art Carved letter opener of black walnut signed by William Fry, dagger form w/violin style scrolled end, w/full standing bear, exquisite & delicately carved grapes & overlapping leaves covering the entire blade, incised cipher initials on back. Superb condition, original finish. 10½". (1,500-2,500)
197. Cincinnati Art Carved hanging cabinet of black walnut, two doors, one door w/jonquils, one door w/dogwood; both side panels w/dogwood, exceptionally fine & deep carvings w/stippled backgrounds, geometric floral edging typical of the school of the art carvers, striking Arts & Crafts influenced hinges & hardware, original finish, superb condition. 26"h x 13½"w x 6"d. (800-1,200)
198. Cincinnati Art Carved checkerboard, alternating squares are floral blossoms and blanks, 18". (100-200)
199. Italian vitrine of highly figured satinwood fully inlaid w/blossoms, leaves & scrolling. Serpentine front, split scroll crown, two doors over one drawer, highly figured back, superb original finish & condition, 73"h x 44"w x 18"d. (2,000-3,000)
200. Four American art glass shades, gold luster w/blue, green & red highlights, 5½"h, 2¼" fitter opening, tiny flake to one fitter opening. (300-400)
201. Lalique center bowl w/20 overlapping fish & many prunts to underside appearing as underwater bubbles, paper label & etched signature, 14"d. (300-500)
202. Silvercrest bronze vase in gold doré finish & applied Art Nouveau decoration, 7½", excellent condition. (200-300)
203. Empire mahogany sideboard, paw feet, full columns w/acanthus crowns, single board sides, dramatic flame graining, three drawers over one drawer over two doors, rich original finish. (1,200-1,800)
204. Hand painted porcelain miniature, after Raphael's Sistine Madonna, in walnut shadowbox frame w/beaded trim, oval 4½" x 3½", frame 12¾" x 11½", excellent condition. (400-600)

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