Spring Select Auction: April 29 (2005)

Lots 236-262

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

236. Louis XVI style game table w/marquetry inlaid revolving flip lid top, detailed floral blossoms, inlaid marquetry to skirts, ormolu mounted w/ornate corner medallions, drawer w/game boards & pieces, 31½"w (closed) x 23½"d x 30"h. Minor veneer loss, loss to corner of drawer. (500-700)
237. Two Sitzendorf/Dresden hand painted porcelain nodders, oriental man & woman in fancy robes, excellent condition, 7¾"h x 6"w x 5¾"d. (1000-1,200)
238. Hand painted French 19th century faience fine charger w/portrait of girl in fine clothes, a few insignificant flakes, 14¾"d, signed Dannus. (500-700)
239. Pair of heavy brass Stiffel banquet lamps w/clear fonts. (250-350)
240. Two ornate six-light candelabra w/extensive hanging lusters, chained crystals, floral rosettes, nearly identical, 24" & 25", bases adaptable for electric conversion. (400-600)
241. 18th century American mahogany drop front four drawer secretary, terrific flame grain, dramatic bracket feet, fully fitted interior w/half columns & carved medallions, top fully fitted w/36 scroll-edged cubbies, single board doors & sides, 88"h x 39"w x 18½"d. (2,500-3,500)
242. French Empire 19th century Bonheur du Jour, flip lid writing surface, cut away base w/standing columns, pilaster accents w/Ionic capitals, blossom & leaf florets, brass gallery, swan head pulls, original finish, some staining & loss to finish, 49"h x 35"w x 18"d. (1,200-2,000) This 1880s lady's secretary comes from "Wickland," in Bardstown KY, home to three Kentucky governors and the inspiration for Stephen Foster's "My Old Kentucky Home."
243. Burslem flow blue hunt scene dishes, lady & two men at rest w/rifle & two dogs, ornate wide rims, all marked Made in England, Watteau Daulton, Burslem England, Aladdin mark, some marked Dekor Geschutzt. Four soup bowls, 10¼"w, three plates, 10¼"w. Excellent condition. (250-350)
244. Twelve Royal Worchester blue floral dinner plates, marked W 1973, very good condition, faint knife marks, 10½"w. (150-250)
245. Matched pair of Art Deco wrought iron standing screens w/bronze flowers, hammered scrolled feet, superb casting & hammering throughout w/intricate detailing, 66"h x 24"w. (2,000-3,000)
246. Pair of oversized three-light classical table lamps, brass & black lacquered six-footed bases w/drapery & acanthus accents, 46"h. (300-500)
247. Quarter sawn oak five-drawer low boy w/six carved owl-face pulls, top w/broad geometric carvings, backsplash w/scrolls, central owl medallion, stippled background, rich original finish, 30"h x 42"w x 19"d. (500-700)
248. Matthew Andrew Daly, Cincinnati, 1860-1937, Canadian Rockies landscape w/lake, oil on board, 11" x 15", signed. (1,500-2,000)

Matt Daly was one of Rookwood Pottery's most respected artists. After 21 years at Rookwood, he was head of the art department at U.S. Playing Card for 30 years. Throughout his careers, he was also a prolific painter of portraits, landscapes and tavern scenes. Daly was a student of Frank Duveneck, and his work hangs in the Cincinnati Art Museum.

249. Ed Diers, Cincinnati, 1871-1947, Landscape w/bushy trees, oil on canvas, 9" x 11", signed ED. (400-600)

Ed Diers worked at Rookwood from 1896 to 1931, and is considered one of their best painters of scenic vellum plaques. He studied at the Ohio Mechanics Institute, Industrial Art School, and the Cincinnati Art Academy.

250. Carl Zimmerman, Cincinnati, 1900-1985, Church in Old Montgomery, oil on canvas, 18" x 24", signed. (500-700)

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.

251. Old Master painting, Lamentation of Christ, oil on canvas, 28" x 29", unframed. (800-1,200)
252. Pair of early peasant scenes including boy w/dog, oil on tin, 9" x 5", fabulous matching wide frames w/acorn trim. (400-600)
253. Ramón Aguilar Moré, Spain, b.1924, Two girls at play, 1961, oil on canvas, 32" x 26", signed, dated. (1,000-2,000)

A listed Spanish painter known for city scenes, racehorses, and genre.

254. John Ferguson Weir, CT, 1841-1926, Holland landscape, oil on canvas, 9" x 14", signed. (800-1,200)

National Academy of Design member John Ferguson was brother of J. Alden Weir, and son of Robert Weir (both painters). He was a talented painter, was also the commissioner for the Centennial Exhibition in Pennsylvania, and for many years was administrator of the Yale University School of Fine Arts. His career includes painting some of the earliest industrial scenes in American history, and later painting landscapes in Europe.

255. Ginori center bowl w/stylized winged men & winged bare breasted women, paw feet, delicately hand painted cherub scene to one side, dragons to the other, tremendous detail, 3 base chips. Marked Ginori 50-116. 12½"h x 17"w x 11½"d. (500-700)
256. Victorian epergne in elegant apricot glass, fluted base & applied rippling to blossoms, 19"h, very good condition, small loss to applied rippling on central stem. (200-400)
257. Bronze statue, two draped & garlanded classical maidens w/grapes & vessel, nice patina, rim stamped 767, base inscribed B, 14¾"h. (800-1,200)
258. Mid 19th century marble turtle top table w/fancy underpinning & carved skirt in rich original finish, 34" x 25" x 29"h, excellent condition. (500-700)
259. Architectural relief plaque showing figural fountain of maiden w/water jug in columned gazebo, chalk/composition, typical age chips & lines, 40"h x 51"w x 6"d. (400-600)
260. Early 19th century mahogany & needlepoint fire screen w/family scene, carved scroll corners, trifoil base on bun feet, adjustable height, original finish, excellent condition. (350-550)
261. Flamed mahogany lady's chair, inlaid back w/mother of pearl highlights, F.H. Conant Co, NY, 20th century, 38"h x 16"w x 15"d. (150-250)
262. 19th Century walnut armoire, 2 doors over 2 drawers, fancy skirting, beautifully paneled doors & applied carvings, 88"h. (1,000-1,500)