Spring Select Auction 2007

Porcelain, Enamels and Finery

349. KPM hand painted porcelain plaque, beautiful bare-breasted woman with long hair and red velvet cloak, 9.75" x 7.25", excellent condition. Back impressed KPM / Sz under torch mark. Round paper label reading FRZ. X. THALLMAIER / K.B. Hofz / Porzellanmalerei / MUNCHEN. Hand written label marked Paris. Appears to be the original gilt frame with carved floral and acanthus edging, 13.5" x 11". 4,000-6,000
350. Hand painted porcelain plaque with reclining woman in semi sheer gown resting on lily pads, signed M Deidesheimer, 12.5" x 12.5", in shadowbox frame, excellent condition. 3,000-5,000
377. Viennese-style hand painted enameled figural compote, rock crystal bowl and base with silver bands with detailed enameled mythological scenes, mermaid-form stem with split tail, the dipper atop bowl is a full standing mariner holding spyglass with pearl to his belly, both crystal bowls have cut decorations including grotesque faces and griffins, 8" to top of bowl, 11" to top of mariner, probably Austrian, minor flaws to glass, two chips to bowl. 4,000-6,000
378. Viennese-style silver and enameled sailing ship in chased design, sails hand painted on both sides with mythological and sailing scenes, figures climbing ropes, two deck hands and figures in crow's nests, winged ladies to stern and bowsprit, 10"h x 14"w, excellent condition with some chips to enamel. 3,000-5,000
359. Hand painted French porcelain plaque with portrait of beautiful woman in bonnet, yellow central background with detailed acanthus scrolling surrounded by ornate gold border with raised decorations surrounded by outer border with gold blossoms and leaves on olive background, blue velvet matt inside carved and gilt frame with blossoms and ferns, plaque signed Lecomte, old paper labels to back, 15.5" x 11.5", frame 26" x 22.25", excellent condition. 2,000-3,000
352. Meissen hand painted porcelain Art Nouveau figure of semi-nude woman tossing a gold ball. Great detail in mold and painting, elegant form with flowing gown and hanging tassels of hair, leafy vines to stump. Marks to base include blue ink crossed swords, gray ink 33, impressed 111, and hand incised Q108/6. Restoration to right hand is superbly done, tiny flake to fold of gown. 11.5"h x 8"w. 2,000-2,500
379. Viennese-style enameled clock, hand painted panels on all sides with mythological scenes and landscapes, finial is baby Dionysius atop keg with grapes, lion ring handles, ornate legs with faces and acanthus scrolls to clock and base, losses to side enamel panels, 7.5"h. 2,000-3,000
386. Royal Vienna style three piece clock set. Brass and porcelain clock, four-poster form, six hand painted panels with a queen in chariot, cherubs, and guards, cobalt background with extensive gold work and moriage-style dots, porcelain face, 15", blue beehive mark, excellent condition. Pair bolted urns with hand painted courting scenes to front and ladies to backs, on cobalt backgrounds with extensive gold work, beehive mark and obscured artist signatures to bases, restoration to one at stem, 11". 800-1,200
398. Hand painted French porcelain mantle clock with ormolu mounts, courting scene to front signed Letit, cobalt sides and back with raised gold decorations, enameled porcelain face with reticulated metal center, back marked Made in France in gold paint, medallion mark to works reads MEDAIELE DE BRONZE, 10.5"h x 9"w x 4"d. 500-700
380. 19th century miniature enameled clock, hand painted porcelain front with flying and seated cherubs, enameled face, on ball feet, hands missing, 3". 200-400
358. Madonna Della Sedia, hand painted porcelain plaque in deep gilt frame within shadowbox frame, after Raphael. Back of plaque has faint ink stamp and impressed marks, and Madonna Della Sedia mach Raphael written in ink. 8" plaque, 15.5" x 15.5" frame, excellent condition. 1,000-2,000
387. Pair of Rococo gilt metal five-light figural candelabra with porcelain rose blossoms, each with leafy rose bush growing out of an urn atop reticulated base, ten porcelain blossoms in pink and cream each, 29"h x 13"w, chips and losses. 500-700
351. Pair of hand painted footed urns, four panels to each with peacocks and flowers separated by molded acanthus leaves with gilt highlights, four acanthus legs, reticulated necks, lids have matching decorations, fancy finials. No visible physical damage, insignificant paint loss. Gold painted anchor marks, 15"h x 7"d. 400-600
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
362. Pair of hand painted oval porcelain plaques with garden courting scenes, 13" x 10", signed D.P. Watteau, framed in hanging five-light sconces. 400-600
412. Hand painted porcelain charger of woman in fancy hat, blue on white, unmarked, 16.25", minor scratches. 300-400
416. Three pieces of Eschenbach Bavaria porcelain in matching floral decorations with extensive gold trellis work, gold and light green banded borders. Broad vase, 10"h x 6.5"d. Lidded jar with acanthus ring handle, 6.25"h x 6.5"d. Deep center plate, 2"h x 11.5"d. All in excellent condition, marked Eschenbach BAVARIA ELFENBEIN PORZELLAN. 250-350
418. Set of two matched half-round French porcelain perfumes, applied famille rose style peacock decoration, bottles sit together in brass stand, one stopper as is, 6.5". 150-250
413. Hand painted Nippon vase, large ring handles, fluted rim, red and white blossoms with green leaves, extensive raised gold work with moriage dots, excellent condition with minor craze lines, 9.5". 200-400
414. Hand painted Nippon pillow vase with ram's head handles, large oval landscape panel surrounded by flowers and leaves, gilt handles and outlines, Greek key neck, 8"h x 6.25"w x 4.5"d, excellent condition. 150-250
415. Hand painted porcelain vase, three cherubs in flight with rose garlands and drapes, gold banding, ink stamp to base D&Co France, 11"h, excellent condition. 100-200
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
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
80. Miniature hand painted portrait on ivory, lady wearing crown, black lacquered frame, 5.5". 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
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
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
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