Spring Select Auction 2007

Statuary, Metal, and Arts and Crafts

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
342. H.R. de Vains, France, 19th century, Bronze sculpture of thoroughbred horse, 14.25"h x 15"w x 4.5"d, signed, excellent condition. 4,000-6,000
388. Austrian bronze figural lamp, arab merchant on stone sidewalk with two baskets, by stone building under hanging rugs and three palm trees, marked AUSTRIA, polychrome original red, blue, green and yellow paint, 12.5"h x 6.5"w x 3.5"d. 4,000-6,000
165. Anatole Marquet de Vasselot, France, 1840-1904, White marble bust of young man, 19", signed, chips at base, atop 5" red marble stand. 2,000-3,000
361. Emmanuelle Villanis, France, Pris de Corsaire, bronze statue, French foundry mark, 33"h, repatinated.  We feel this is most likely a 20th Century reproduction. Please consult photos. The foundry mark is impressed into the mold and there is no hole behind the foundry mark.  A beautiful bronze. 2,500-3,500
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
360. Carl Kauba, Austria, 1865-1922, Bronze statue of Indian rider fending off cougar, 6"h atop 1" marble base, signed C Kauba, impressed foundry marks along edge of base read 1904 9 AUSTRIA and KF in diamond hallmark, excellent condition. 1,000-2,000
54. Large Blackamoor lamp, polychrome man in fancy hat and vest holding cornucopia, 37", faint line to hand. 500-700
417. Pair of cold metal warrior statues, bearded European fighters with chain mail and weaponry atop pedestal bases, oversprayed in matt gold paint, 19"h, excellent condition. 350-550
407. Ornate bronze footed center tray, reticulated acanthus scroll rim with cherub face medallions, inner ring of flying cherubs holding wreaths of fruit and leaves, reticulated acanthus scroll center, reticulated skirt with lion faces and shell medallions, claw feet, old gold patina, 4"h x 17.25"d, excellent condition. 350-550
52. Frankart nude silhouette Art Deco lamp, nude lady standing against frosted glass panel shading single socket, panel supported by stylized skyscrapers. Marked C 1928 FRANKART, PAT 76612. Minor scratches and paint loss, tiny chip to glass, missing one fitter screw. 10.5"h x 6.25"w x 5"d. 600-800
55. Frankart nude silhouette Art Deco lamp, dancing girl holding drape, original green paint, 8"h x 5.75"w, some wear and chips to paint, minor chips to glass. 200-300
53. Pair of Art Deco keyhole bronze bookends, each with full standing nude woman with drapes hanging off her arms, stair step base, 7.5"h x 3.5"w. 200-400
389. Pair of Art Deco bookends, each with flapper girl in wide skirt, lyres and leaves to bases, painted cold metal, 6.75"h, excellent condition. 150-250
341. Heintz sterling on bronze classic form vase, tall flowering stems, original mottled brown patina, impressed Heintz logo with 3826 STERLING ON BRONZE PAT. AUG. 27.12, minor scratches to rim, overall spectacular condition, 10.25"h. 300-500
334. Kayserzinn pewter lidded pitcher, two portrait medallions of a horse and hound surrounded by Art Nouveau blossoms, stems, pods and berries. Impressed circle mark 9 / KAYSERZINN / 4400 / P. 13"h x 9"w x 6.25"d, excellent condition. 300-500
331. Miniature oak Arts & Crafts tall case clock, brass numerals, hands and pendulum, X-braced side panels, original finish, 14.75"h x 4.5"w x 3.5"d. 250-350
332. Jennings Brothers Arts and Crafts bronze desk set, three pieces, linear design with stylized owl faces and geometrics: calendar with copper back and swing stand, 6"h x 7.5"w, with cardboard perpetual calendar inserts, marked JB 2201; pen tray 11" x 4", marked JB 1856; flip lid stamp box, 5" x 3", with original felt bottom, marked JB 2200, small dent to back base. Gorgeous original nut brown patina to all three. 300-500
333. Craftsman Studios hand hammered copper Arts and Crafts desk set with leaf and berry motif, two 19" blotter ends, 9.25" pen tray, 8.5" letter opener, 3.5" perpetual calendar, letter opener bent, excellent patina. 300-400
339. Two framed Arts & Crafts style landscape tiles, matt glaze decorations in wide areas of blue, olive green, yellow, violet, with light brown texturing and black outlining. 7.5" x 15" tile in 11" x 19" frame, 5.5" x 5.5" tile in matching 9" x 9" frame. 200-300
340. Arts & Crafts hand hammered copper pitcher, banded and riveted, excellent condition, 12". 100-200