Spring Select Auction 2007

Lots 129-158

129. Hughson Hawley, New York, 1850-1936, Woman at summer cottage with Chartres Cathedral in background, 1928, watercolor, 11.5" x 16.5", signed. 600-800
130. Arthur Helwig, Cincinnati, 1899-1976, Still life with flower vase, watercolor, 22" x 18", nicely double-framed. 300-500

Arthur Helwig was a Cincinnati painter of impressionist landscapes, abstracts, and murals. He studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy under Bessie Wessel and James Hopkins, and at the Academie Julian in Paris. He was a president of the Cincinnati Art Club.

131. Arthur Helwig, Cincinnati, 1899-1976, Creek with waterfall, oil on board, 30" x 30", signed. 250-450
132. Paul Chidlaw, Cincinnati, 1900-1989, Abstract portrait in purple, silkscreen, 12" x 8.5", pencil signed. 100-200

A Cincinnati native who studied and later taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. In 1927, he studied at the L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He spent the next few years traveling and painting in Europe, following in the steps of the Impressionists. Chidlaw has had several exhibitions and is a well sought after artist.

133. Carl Zimmerman, Cincinnati, 1900-1985, Landscape with farm buildings, watercolor, 8.5" x 13", signed. 150-250

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.

134. Carl Zimmerman, Cincinnati, 1900-1985, Still life with pitcher and fruit, watercolor, 22" x 26", signed. 100-200
135. Carolyn Zimmerman, Cincinnati, b.1903, Autumn landscape in bright colors, oil on board, 12" x 16", signed Carolyn. 200-400
136. William E. Fay, Cincinnati, b.1893, String quartet with child conductor, pencil, 14" x 18", signed. 150-250
137. Early firehouse slab seat Windsor chair, nicely turned legs and stretcher, varnished, 38"h x 20"w x 15"d. 300-500
138. Fine upholstered wingback chair, nicely rolled arms, covered in gold jacquard type fabric, the best claw and ball feet we have seen, 45"h x 32"w x 26"d, excellent condition. 700-900
139. Very early carved chest with scrolling and medallions, ornate oversized copper trimmings to sides and top in nut brown patina with mint green highlights, twisted wrought iron handles, two old replaced supports to underside of lid, hinge needs screws, 22"h x 33"w x 20"d. 350-550
140. Thomas Jefferson Willison, Ohio, 1864-1940, Landscape with distant trees and farm house, oil on board, 11" x 19", signed. 400-600

Willison was born in Brent, KY, and studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati with Duveneck and others.

141. Thomas Jefferson Willison, Ohio, 1864-1940, Landscape with lake and trees, oil on board, 8.5" x 11", signed. 300-500
142. Glen Tracy, Cincinnati, 1883-1956, Mt Adams at Sunset, 1934, pencil, 11" x 13", signed. 200-400

Tracy studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati under Frank Duveneck, L.H. Meakin, and C.J. Barnhorn. He also taught at the Art Academy and was a member of the Cincinnati Art Club. He was a respected artist and skilled illustrator.

143. Dale Benedict, Cincinnati, 1932-2002, Snow scene on a Batavia farm, watercolor, 14" x 22", signed. 400-600

Born in Brookville, Indiana, Benedict was a member of the Ohio Watercolor Society and a president of the Cincinnati Art Club. He exhibited at the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, and is known for several Cincinnati scene paintings.

144. Charles C Svendsen, Cincinnati, 1871-1959, A Vista, landscape with distant hills, oil on board, 5.5" x 8.75", signed. 200-400

Cincinnati-born Charles Svendsen studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, and the Academie Julian and Academie Colorossi in Paris. He painted murals in churches in Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo and Washington DC. He spent time in Munich working out of John Hauser's studio.

145. Charles C Svendsen, Cincinnati, 1871-1959, Portrait of a woman, oil on board, 7" x 5.5", signed. 100-200
146. A.L. Schlesinger, Cincinnati, Portrait of a Grandma Groves, 1929, oil on board, 8" x 5", signed. 100-200
147. Jack Mueller, Cincinnati, 20th century, Landscape with large building with spires, oil on canvas, 24" x 20", signed. 300-500
148. Jack Meanwell, Cincinnati, 1919-2005, Moonglow, watercolor, 22" x 30", signed. 300-500

Born in Windsor, Ontario, Jack Meanwell studied at the Detroit Art Academy and the Society of Arts and Crafts, and gained experience in commercial art. In 1972 he became an instructor at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

149. S. Kirk & Son sterling footed bowl, marked Paul Revere Reproduction, S. Kirk & Son Sterling 220, 9"d x 4.25"h, 24.2oz troy, excellent condition. 250-300
150. S. Kirk & Son sterling footed bowl, marked Paul Revere Reproduction, S. Kirk & Son Sterling 218A, 8"d x 4"h, 16.0oz troy, minor scratches to interior. 175-225
151. Sterling oval bread bowl with reticulated sides and relief decorated rim with acanthus scrolls and shells, 13"w x 3"h, 15.4oz troy, excellent condition. 150-250
152. Two sterling oval bowls, 10" x 7.5" x 1.75"h, 26.2oz troy, marked Sterling 1492 with torch mark, minor scratches. 250-350
153. Pair of S. Kirk & Son sterling repousse and partial chased candle stands with threaded cups, weighted and reinforced, 4.75", excellent condition. 150-250
154. Italian white Carrera marble bust of young girl with bow in her hair, detailed execution including the eyes and clothing, 22", signed R. Romanelli Firenze for Raffaello Romanelli, Florence (Firenze), 1856-1928. Atop original rouge marble revolving base with white veins, 4.25". Bust in excellent condition, corner chip to red base. 3,000-5,000
155. S. Kirk & Son sterling repousse and partial chased footed fruit bowl, center decorated with fruit, blossoms and leaves, on four ball feet, mark S. Kirk & Son Sterling 233 Hand Decorated, 2.5"h x 9.5"d, 17.4oz troy, excellent condition. 250-350
156. Lot of Reed & Barton sterling: sauce boat and underplate, fancy scrolled handle, ribbed forms, hallmarks with Sterling 995, torch mark for 1929, 8"w, 10.5oz troy; covered butter with reticulated floral finial, marked Reed & Barton Sterling, 8"w, 8.7oz troy. Minor scratches. 200-300
157. German 800 silver tray with stepped rim, German hallmarks, 17" x 7.75", 23.6oz troy, minor pitting and scratches. 250-350
158. Lot of three sterling serving dishes: pair of Sheffield footed compotes with reticulated sides, c.1933, hallmarks, 2.5"h x 6"d, 5.5oz troy each, excellent condition; serving dish with three leaf-form bowls, rope twist handle, three ball feet, monogram, marked Black, Starr & Gorham, Hand Made by Sciarrotta, 9 Sterling, 8", 7.6oz troy, excellent condition. 100-200