2008 Spring Select Auction

Lots 281-320

281. Pair of carved white marble Foo Lions poised with open mouths, dramatic curly manes and fancy, tasseled collars atop bases decorated with carved vines. These are not antique, they are recent. They are also beautifully carved and quite nice. 22"h x 13"d x 9"w, excellent condition. 350-550
282. Early European hand painted and carved wood alms box. Gessoed wood with carved and painted religious scenes, slotted lid with wire hinges, expected chips to surface, great condition, shows its wonderful age, 10"h x 13"w x 6.75"d. 800-1,000
283. Cincinnati Art Carved walnut octagonal revolving bookstand, deeply carved blossoms and geometric designs atop carved stem on four reeded and splayed feet, nice surface, some stains to top, very unique, 30"h x 19"w x 19"d. 600-800
284. Victorian sewing stand, dramatic burled walnut with maple-lined interior, beautifully carved medallions and floral blossoms and broad acanthus leaves to feet and skirt, mansard-form flip-lid with mirror exposes divided top compartment, second drawer same, dove-tailed and tapered lower storage compartment underneath drawers, good old finish, repair to one leg, 32"h x 20"w x 15"d. 800-1,200
285. Austrian bronze arab-tent lamp, classic tall form with seated arab and coffee on bed of coals to interior, crescent finial over domed roof with four clover leaf windows in alternating red and yellow glass, base impressed MADE IN AUSTRIA, back impressed GESCHUTZT, 13.75"h x 8"w x 6.5"d. Condition: appears to be in original paint, showing some wear; finial bent; missing shield and weapons that hang on left side of door; missing tassels from right of door; seam between floor rug and right wall is loose. 5,000-7,000
286. Austrian style arab figural lamp, cold metal in original paint, man seated on tiled floor surrounded by weapons and backed by a hanging rug, hanging domed light fixture with six glass panels in red, green and blue, back impressed Germany. Repaired splits to light fixture, sword missing handle, spear partially detached, some visible solder, rewired. 14"h x 7"w x 5"d. 800-1,200
287. Pair of brass seven-light Rococo candelabra, tall branching form with grape clusters and leaves, cattail blossoms and leaves, and blossoms with detail stamen, reticulated stem and base with acanthus leaves and architectural elements, 29"h x 17"w x 9"d, excellent condition, one grape cluster is detached but present. 300-400
288. Pair of Victorian tall chrome candlestands, relief decoration of assorted blossoms and leaves, reeded stem, round plinth over octagonal base, 42.5"h, excellent condition. 400-600
289. Pair of bronze five-light figural candle stands topped by winged ladies, applied lyre decoration to stem with cornucopia, acanthus leaves, and grape edging, 20th century, 29"h. 800-1,200
290. Statue of Eros/Cupid, the young god is seated upon a column holding a torch, a bow and quiver of arrows lay at his feet, stepped base with EROS name plate, otherwise unmarked, 22.5"h, nice bronzed finish, excellent condition. 750-1,000
291. Walnut Victorian table with carved dog to lower shelf, sixteen point marble ogee cut turtle top, pierce carving to legs, original "rosewood" grain painted finish, 29"h x 36" x 23", excellent condition. 1,000-1,500
292. Georg Jensen sterling sauceboat, oval bowl on circular foot, design by Harald Nielsen. Base marked DESSIN HN 925 S DENMARK ARGENTERIE D'ART DE GEORG JENSEN STERLING 761. 3.5"h x 7"w x 4"d, 10.3ozt, light scratching overall. 1,000-1,500
293. Georg Jensen sterling sugar tongs, Blossom pattern, twist handles with open work grips, spring loaded, leaf form tips, marked GI STERLING DENMARK, 3.75", appoximately 0.7ozt, excellent condition. 150-200
294. Georg Jensen sterling bottle opener, Acorn pattern, marked Georg Jensen in beaded oval, and marked Sterling Denmark, 6.25", excellent condition. 75-150
295. Set of eight Georg Jensen sterling cordials in fitted case, 2" cordials marked B&M Sterling, case marked Georg Jensen Inc, approximately 5.3ozt, excellent condition. 600-800
296. Georg Jensen sterling Cactus pattern cheese plane, Denmark, 8.25", excellent condition. 100-150
297. Set of six Duhme sterling pepper shakers in velvet lined fitted case, gourd form bodies, bases marked Sterling Silver 925/1000 Duhme & Co, monogrammed MTB, 2.5"h, approximately 4.4ozt, excellent condition. 150-250
298. Twelve Duhme sterling dinner forks, Lancaster pattern with blossoms and vines to front and back, marked Duhme Sterling, no monograms, 7.25", approximately 15.9ozt, excellent condition. 200-300
299. Loring Andrews sterling repousse castle scene salt and pepper set: two footed salt bowls, two footed pepper shakers, and two Stieff repousse salt spoons. Embossed and chased decorations of castles, blossoms and acanthus leaves. Salts and peppers marked Sterling, The Loring Andrews Co, Cincinnati USA, salts marked 32, shakers marked 31, spoons marked Sterling Stieff, all pieces monogrammed ERB to undersides. Salts 1.5"h, shakers 3.75"h, spoons 3.25", approximately 6.8ozt, excellent condition. 200-300
300. Sterling and cut crystal inkwell, repousse lid with blossoms and vines, monogrammed ET, marked Sterling 1905 with the Wallace stag hallmark, also marked Pat Feb 13 004, cut crystal body with pen holders to top and cut base, 2.25"h, 4"w, excellent condition. 75-150
301. Lot of two. Gorham sterling sauce boat, reeded handle with acanthus ends, base marked Sterling A2801 with lion/anchor/G hallmark, sides inscribed B and 1889 Oct 24-1914, 4.75"h x 9"w x 4"d, approximately 8.8ozt, insignificant surface scratching, tiny shallow ding, excellent condition. Sells with sterling trumpet vase decorated with linear bands, stepped foot, monogrammed ERB, base marked Sterling 1672, hallmark of scimitar through M, weighted base, 12", dent to side. 150-200
302. Pair of black urns, marble mosaic exterior, round base with large central stem and three secondary stems support broad urn bowl with gold collar, secondary stems have dramatic paw feet, acanthus leaves and grotesque open mouth lion masks, 46"h x 23"d. 2,500-3,500
303. Early tiger maple and mixed wood chest, six drawers, oversized dovetail construction including top, graduating chamfered drawers, good old batwing hardware, bracket feet, nicely shaped crown, some stains and deep scratches to top. 52"h x 40"w x 20"d. 600-1,000
304. c.1860 rosewood marble top parlor table, beautifully carved curled legs and scrolled feet, oversized finial to scrolled stretcher, fluted skirt with carved accents, acanthus tops to legs, eight-point turtle top table, beautiful mottled marble with ogee edging, 28"h x 29"w x 40.5"d. 1,500-2,000
305. Mahogany tilt top table, 20th century, birdcage construction, beautifully carved claw and ball feet with acanthus knees and stem, pie crust edging, dramatic graining to top, superb condition, not antique, 29.5"h x 30"w. 350-550
306. American rosewood Canterbury/magazine rack, single drawer base supporting three shelves with ornately carved uprights, losses to second shelf gallery and upper right corner gallery, unusual form, unique Victorian example, 38"h x 43"w x 16"d. 500-700
307. Coin silver sauce ladle by William and Archibald Cooper, Frankfort, KY, marked W & A Cooper, monogrammed EJA, 6", approximately 0.9ozt. 75-125
308. Coin silver sauce ladle by Samuel Wherritt, Richmond, KY, marked S. Wherritt, monogrammed RTP, surface damage to bowl, 6", approximately 0.7ozt. 75-125
309. Coin silver solid handle butter knife by J. Werne, Louisville, KY, marked J. Werne, three hallmarks, embossed leaf decoration to handle, 7", approximately 1.0ozt. 50-100
310. Set of six sterling salts in original box with ornate brass clasp, each marked Sterling 45, box lid interior marked J.K. Lemon & Son, Louisville, KY, salts monogrammed S, 1"h, box 6"w x 2"h x 2"d, approximately 1.2ozt, fabric covering of box shows stains and shredding. 100-150
311. Duhme sterling hair comb, four prongs and finely detailed embossed crown-type design with openwork, marked Duhme and Co., 5"l x 3.5"w, approximately 1.0ozt. 100-150
312. Four coin silver teaspoons marked WM Savage, three hallmarks, monogrammed Jeffords, 6", approximately 2.4ozt. 50-100
313. Matched pair of Henredon carved walnut armoires, four door fronts carved with lotus blossoms, broad leaves and carved ferns. Fitted interior includes two shelves and two drawers to upper section, three drawers to lower section, factory-installed double outlet to upper sections, one upper shelf has six 1/4" drilled holes, 74"h x 40"w x 20"d, excellent condition. 1,000-1,500
314. Walnut standing silver chest, c.1920, bow front with finely carved drawer fronts, flame grained book-leaf matched tops, nicely shaped stretcher with large urn finial, rope twist legs, original hardware, 38"h x 24"w x 16"d, excellent condition, fine quality. 600-800
315. French Art Deco curio cabinet, c.1920s-1930s, brilliantly flame-grained satinwood with two lattice-front doors and two glass shelves, upper shelf with rounded corners. 51"h x 36"w x 12"d. Overall excellent condition, two 1" areas of veneer loss to lower edge. 600-800
316. Unusual brass Victorian standing quilt rack, eight collapsible and removeable rods, four-footed base with relief decoration of blossoms and leaves, thumbscrew height adjustments, 73"h, each rod 32", excellent condition and finish, dents to two rods. 750-1,000
317. Symphonion Imperial 15 5/8" disc music box, single comb, locking mahogany case with carved trim, pull-knob starter, original litho illustration and celluloid manufacturer's tag to lid, paper label to interior identifies this as model 143, two removable interior boards with sound-holes over the gears, interior plate marked 17212 SYMPHONION MFG CO NY. Case 10"h x 23"w x 20"d, includes eighteen discs. Condition: all teeth intact, discoloration to litho, scratches to case, only two mounting screws to removable interior boards are present. 3,000-5,000
318. c.1920 Herschede nine tube mahogany grandfather clock with moon dial, arched top, bun feet, bevelled glass door and sides, free standing columns, original finish, three weights, 81"h x 24"w x 16.5"d. Plays selection of three chimes: Wittington, Westminster, and Canterbury. Face reads A Stowell & Co Boston. Brass tag inside door reads Herschede Hall Clock Co, Cincinnati OH USA, Panama Pacific International Exposition, Grand Prize. Movement completely serviced in 2006, excellent condition. 4,000-5,000
319. Loring Andrews mahogany tall case clock with moon face, beveled glass front, hairy paw feet, inset quarter columns, full columns to bonnet, bonnet locks onto case, three weights, case in original finish, some discoloration to main dial, 96"h x 21"w 14"d. 3,000-4,000
320. Ansonia oak mantle clock, carved crown and sides, nicely turned finial, coil chime. Works marked Ansonia Clock Co, USA, New York, Patented June 13 1882, 5 1/8. 16.75"h x 10.5"w x 4.75"d, pendulum and key present, replaced minute hand. 150-250