Spring Select Auction 2007

Lots 63-95

63. Art Deco portrait of nude woman under tree with lovebirds, in outstanding period carved and gilt frame with red and gold reverse painted black glass matting, PH artist cypher, 27" x 23" frame, Fabulous Art Deco Example. 300-500
64. WPA Art Deco mural study with Jazz Age genre scenes, gouache, 12" x 9", signed Conklin. 200-400
65. Original Maxfield Parrish Daybreak print, House of Art label, 18" x 30", original frame 21.5" x 33.5". 200-300
66. Modernist farm landscape with barn, oil on canvas, 24" x 30", illegible signature LR. 300-500
67. Isabel Jensen, Blue Shadows, Modernist still life with white vase, oil on board, 20" x 16", signed. 400-600
68. Paul H. Oelman, USA, 1890-1957, The Dressing Table, female nude at mirror, photograph, 16" x 12.75", pencil signed and titled. 300-500
69. Sir William Russell Flint, Scotland, 1880-1969, Chateau Garden Languedoc, color print, 17" x 22", pencil signed. Printed in margin: Copyright W.J. Stacey (Fine Arts) Ltd London, W.C.2, Printed in England. Excellent condition and image. 300-500

Scottish painter, printmaker and illustrator. Studied at Daniel Stewart's College and the Royal Institute of Art in Edinburgh. Illustrated limited editions of The Canterbury Tales, Morte d'Arthur, and The Odyssey. His prints are highly collectible.

70. Color engraving for Coca-Cola advertisement featuring workman getting can of Coke from vending machine, titled NYC Subway Scene - 1951, signed Rudyard Kipling and numbered 125/500, nicely matted and framed, 10.5" x 8.25". 200-300
71. Stained glass window study, detailed ink and watercolor presentation drawing for Gothic cathedral window installation, labeled A and B for two designs, nicely matted and framed, 21" x 9.5", incredible workmanship and detail. 300-500
72. Frame of two hand painted portraits of formal man and woman, each in matching ornate brass frames, signed P Mignard. Portraits are 3.25"h x 2.5"w, outer frame measures 6"h x 4"w. 200-400
73. Early candle snuffer on tole painted black tray with apricots and stylized blossoms. 100-200
74. Meerschaum pipe, carved as nude lady with streaming hair supported by a large hand, original velvet lined case, loss to a finger, tobacco stain to bowl, very good condition, 6". 200-400
75. Group of four hand painted miniature portraits of ladies, signed, oval frames with matching metal ribbon crowns, 5" to 3.5". 300-400
76. Group of five hand painted miniature religious portraits, oval frames, four frames with matching floral crowns, approximately 2.5"h. 200-300
77. French cloisonne opera glasses with hand grip, colorful fish scale work of blossoming leafy stems on cobalt background, mother of pearl eye rests, brass frame, marked MARCHAND PARIS, 2.5"h, in felt draw-string bad, excellent condition. 150-250
78. Hand painted miniature porcelain plaque, Renaissance style Mary in the sky with cherubs, back impressed K 13, ornate brass frame with ribbon hanger, 4.75" x 3.5".excellent condition. 200-400
79. Miniature hand painted portrait, lady with red ribbon, on enamel, oval frame with velvet matt, metal ribbon crown and twisted metal border, 5". 300-400
80. Miniature hand painted portrait on ivory, lady wearing crown, black lacquered frame, 5.5". 200-300
81. Hand painted miniature portrait on ivory, woman in low gown, signed Wood, oval frame with relief blossoms and blue enamel dots, some losses to dots, 3.75" x 3". 150-250
82. Meissen hand painted porcelain desk figure, pug dog atop base decorated with red blossoms and gold borders, blue crossed swords mark to base also impressed 44 and incised 1645, 2.25"h x 7.75"w, excellent condition. 300-500
83. Kentucky cherry blanket chest, pencil signed Green County, paneled side walls, nicely turned feet, 24.5"h x 41"w x 18"d, a good honest blanket chest. Condition: one knot to top near center has been replaced by a 1" x 1" diamond repair, a couple of filled scratches with rubbed finish at these points. 700-900
84. Heavily carved walnut cassone, dramatic front panel with bare-breasted ladies, blossoms and scrolling, around center cartouche of tree of life on stone wall, flanked by panels with carved linen folds, side panels also in linen fold carving, on four detailed hairy paw feet, top fully carved with scrolling, floral medallions and geometric accents. 21"h x 60"w x 20.5"d, excellent condition. 1,200-1,500
85. c.1800 George III mahogany double chair-back settee, dovetailed stretcher, 38"h x 52"w x 21"d, a terrific period settee. Condition: one thin heel missing to right rear foot, expected wear. 1,750-2,500
86. Early American walnut sofa, c.1810, wood wrapped back, dovetailed stretcher, new gold upholstery, 87"w x 36"h x 26"d. 1,500-2,000
87. Margaret Holt, USA, 20th century, Pointillist garden scene with woman, girl, and child riding bike, 1959, oil on canvas, 40" x 30", signed MAH, signed Holt to reverse with exhibition label from 1961 Louisville Art Center Annual. 300-500
88. M. Gianni, Italy, 20th century, Harbor town with woman in foreground, gouache, 7" x 16", signed. 400-600
89. M. Gianni, Italy, 20th century, View of Capri and Mt Vesuvius, gouache, 8" x 11", signed. 150-250
90. M. Gianni, Italy, 20th century, Italian harbor towards Capri, gouache, 8" x 11", signed. 150-250
91. Oceanside scene with dunes and breakers, oil on canvas, 25" x 32", signed J Schumacher. 300-500
92. Frank Warren Marshall, RI, 1866-1930, Still life with chrysanthemums, 1890, oil on canvas, 10" x 16", signed and dated, partial label on back from the Providence Art Club, of which Marshall was a founding member. 200-400

Known as 'dean' of Rhode Island illustrators, Frank Marshall was also a landscape painter and silversmith. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design in the early 1880s, and in Paris in 1885 at the Academy Julian. He was a founding member of the Providence Art Club and the Providence Water Color Club, and in Boothbay Harbor he was one of the founders of the Commonwealth Colony of Art. Marshall was an illustrator for the "Providence Journal" from 1897 to 1923, and for 20 years taught at the Rhode Island School of Design.

93. Still life with flowers and bird statue, oil on canvas, 24" x 20", signed Jeanne Paris. 300-500
94. Oversized formal mirror, fruit basket finial with wreaths, upper bout with landscape oil on canvas signed Caine, mirror to lower bout in fluted frame with shell accents, 20th century, 72"h x 36"w. 500-800
95. Large religious relief plaque depicting the Virgin and Child surrounded by circle with cherubs, polychrome, rim impressed 463, repair to two fingers, chips and surface losses, possibly plaster clad metal construction, 28"d. 300-500