2008 Spring Select Auction

Lots 321-360

321. Ansonia figural mantle clock, red metal "marbleized" painted base with acanthus scrolled feet supports acanthus decorated clock with white porcelain face and black enameled Roman numerals, topped by statue of girl with wheat shock, cold metal in old brown patina with mint green highlights, beveled glass door. Face and works marked Ansonia Clock Co New York USA Trade Mark. 23"h x 11.5"w x 8"d. Key and pendulum present, restoration to wheat shock is weak, two stress lines to girl's right foot, faint lines to clock face. 400-600
322. Bronze clock on paw feet supporting grotesque griffons, cherub with bow and arrow to top, hand painted glass panels to base and top, hand painted tapered columns to sides, beveled glass to porcelain clock face, unmarked except for P5 to rear door. 15"h x 12"w x 6"d, excellent condition. 400-600
323. Mid 19th century French boulle mantle clock, turtoise shell veneer inlaid with brass boulle inlaid acanthus, blossoms and urns, fruit basket finial, ormolu mounted ladies and acanthus scrolling, bevelled glass door with wreath border, fancy gilt face with white porcelain apple-shaped numerals in black paint, Phoebus Apollo face-in-sun pendulum. Wafer mark to works reads MEDAILLE DARGENT, VINCENTI & Cie, 1855. 12.5"h x 7.25"w x 4"d. Condition: some loose brass inlay with minimal losses, loss to rear door latch, no key. 500-700
324. Early 20th century Waterbury miniature carriage clock, brass swing-handle case with bevelled glass front and sides, porcelain front panel with enameled face marked Manufactured by Waterbury Clock Co U.S.A., works marked Patented Jan 29.01.-Apr 11.05-June 4.07. 3"h x 2"w x 1.25"d. Rare size. Excellent structural condition, not running. 200-300
325. Seth Thomas Fashion Calendar mantle clock, mahogany veneer, arched crown, enameled white clock face with black Roman numerals, lower white paper face with black numerals, round glass windows to door with molded edge and brass inner edging, original Seth Thomas paper label behind works, gold on black instruction label inside door, bell chime, with pendulum, no key, 26.75"h x 13.75"w x 5"d. 800-1,000
326. Jade desk clock, round mottled green and white border, red rooster finial and ball feet, swing arm, 5"h, small scratch to face. 125-175
327. Bronze Art Nouveau vase, model by Charles Korschann (Karl Korschmann), France, b.1872, draped maiden emerging from vase surrounded by blossoms, relief decoration to reverse of blossoms and leaves, inscribed CH KORSCHANN, base impressed CL 249, 5.5"h, excellent condition. 500-700
328. c.1900 figural holosteric barometer, classically draped Greek woman with urn to shoulder supporting barometer, zodiac symbols surround barometer face with bevelled glass door, works marked with letters H P B W in circle, 23"h, overall excellent condition, reverse door missing center. 550-650
329. European silver repousse and chased dish, stag to center with applied relief head, background of blossoms and vines, on three paw feet, impressed 800, 3.75"d, approximately 1.7ozt, very good condition. 125-150
330. Silver chased and repousse dish, chased two-headed bird to center, surrounded by fully repousse decorated love birds, blossoms, leaves, with stippled background, 5.5"d, approximately 3.6ozt, excellent condition. 125-150
331. Silver repousse lidded dresser jar, lid and jar ringed with four-armed eastern goddess figures in quatrefoil medallions, with leaf designs, 3"h x 3"d, no visible markings, approximately 5.0ozt. 150-200
332. Set of eight Cartier sterling individual pepper shakers in fitted case, 1.5" peppers with octagonal bodies marked Cartier Sterling, case marked Cartier New York London Paris, excellent condition. 100-200
333. Duhme & Co., Lot of four. Sterling ladle with classic broad handle, marked Duhme & Co., Sterling 925/1000, 7", monogrammed Anna. Sterling serving spoon, twist-handle form with embossed handle, marked The Duhme Company, Sterling, 8" monogrammed G. Sterling serving spoon, classic form with embossed handle, marked Duhme & Co., Sterling 925/1000, 8", monogrammed Major. Silver plate fruit knife with embossed handle, marked Duhme & Co., 6.5". Approximately 4.6ozt weighable. 150-250
334. 19th century William and Mary style high wing-back settee, nicely carved walnut legs and underpinning, 50"h x 56"w x 36"d, good condition, original upholstery is shredding and shows wear. 750-1,000
335. American Empire three-drawer stand, hairy paw feet with acanthus knees, nicely turned stem, burled cabinet with three descending drawers, all in crotch mahogany. 30"h x 21"w x 15"d. Some old repairs to split in top veneer, expected veneer losses. 1,000-2,000
336. Black lacquered credenza with single door flanked by two curved glass side compartments, ormolu mounted edging and floral trim, extensive floral and vine inlay, velvet covered shelves, original finish, excellent condition, 42.5"h x 62"w x 16"d. 1,000-1,500
337. c.1860 mahogany cellaret/wine cabinet, finely carved crown with basket of fruit and nuts, full standing tapered and reeded claw foot columns topped with acanthus leaves atop hairy paw feet, burled drawer and door fronts, beautifully paneled sides, sandwich glass pulls, 60"h x 21.5w x 25"d. 1,500-2,000
338. American folk art fully inlaid walnut oval child size side table, hand made, all visible surfaces inlaid with diamond and checkerboard patterns, stars, and geometric edging, nicely curved legs with pad feet, 20.5"h x 22" x 16", a few minor losses at edges, missing half circle of inlay from one foot is filled. 800-1,200
339. Antique English candle stand, top appears to 18th century, stem 19th century, rich graining to blood red stem, great patina, hand forged metal support under stem, some repairs to legs, 26"h, 19"d. 200-400
340. Early cradle-back oil on wood panel portrait of gentleman with coat of arms, 39.75" x 35", wide gilt frame, tag reads Marcus Geeraerts. 8,000-12,000
341. Hans Zatzka, Austria, 1859-1945, Portrait of Mary and Child, oil on canvas, 31" x 25", signed, in outstanding gilt carved wood Art Nouveau frame. 2,000-4,000

Zatzka was born in Vienna and studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. He is a well-listed painter of beautiful women, mythical scenes, still life, and religious scenes. He painted many church frescoes.

342. Christ Imprisoned, early interior religious scene, oil on canvas, 33" x 24", signed J. Patricio. 600-800
343. William Trost Richards, Pennsylvania, 1833-1905, Narragansett Bay Kettle Bottom, watercolor, 14" x 22", signed. 800-1,200

A well-listed artist with high auction records, Richards specialized in coastal scenes. His depictions of waves and their effects on sandy beaches are particularly prized. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Association of Advanced Truth in Art, London Royal Academy, and the American Watercolor Society.

344. Frederick D. Ogden, Illinois, 1892-1948, Landscape with haystacks and distant water, 1945, oil on canvas, 28" x 36", signed. 750-1,000
345. Streeter Blair, California, 1888-1966, Fall Pasture #2: American folk art rendering with farmer and cows on path, with house and barnyard with chickens, brightly colored and detailed, trees, crops, flower gardens and wildflowers, oil on canvas, 26" x 56", original frame, signed and dated '63, lower right. 3,000-5,000
346. Lawrence Lebduska, Brooklyn NY, 1894-1966, Primitive farm landscape with horses, pasture and buildings, oil on board, 13" x 15", signed lower left. 800-1,200
347. John Joseph Enneking, Boston, 1841-1916, Landscape with cabin and stream under colorful sunset, oil on canvas, 13" x 17", back of stretcher is inscribed PAINTING By JJ ENNEKING. Later handwriting on reverse of frame identifies this as a J.J. Enneking painting that the artist did not sign because he gave it to a friend, and that there is a copy in the Gloucester Library. 1,500-2,500

An important American Impressionist who worked with Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Corot and Millet. His influence on Boston painters encouraged many to travel to France to study French Impressionism. Enneking was born in Minster, OH, and spent some time in Cincinnati.

348. P. Dolleny, Arts & Crafts style landscape with wheat shocks and distant hills, oil on canvas, 12" x 16", nicely done. 300-500
349. Bernard Gantner, France, b.1928, Cottage beside rock wall and ivy covered tree, watercolor, 26" x 19.5", signed. 1,000-1,500
350. Bernard Gantner, France, b.1928, Quiet cove with mountains, watercolor, 10.5" x 14.5", signed. 500-1,000
351. John Anthony Conner, California, 1892-1971, Desert landscape with distant mountains and an impressive sky, oil on board, 12" x 14.5", signed. 800-1,200

Conner worked in the art department of MGM and other studios, and is a well-listed painter of desert landscapes, missions, seascapes, and cowboy-Indian genre.

352. Robert Burns Wilson, Kentucky, 1851-1936, Kentucky landscape with winding country road, watercolor, 4.75" x 11.75", signed. 600-800

Burns was a listed artist known for landscape and portraits. He was also a poet, most notably the author of Remember the Maine.

353. Indiana style forest interior with beech trees and rocky stream, oil on canvas, 42" x 36", unsigned, nice tree bark textured frame. 1,000-2,000
354. Harry Bush, Britain, 1883-1957, Bright forest interior stream, 1925, oil on canvas mounted to board, 17" x 22", signed, dated. 500-1,000

Listed British artist known for landscapes, interiors, genre, flowers, animals and tennis scenes.

355. Frank Joseph Girardin, California, 1856-1945, Sierra Mountains landscape near Dimelone, oil on canvas, 13" x 13", unsigned. Provenance: Estate of the artist's family, collection of Donald Frick. 400-600

Born in Louisville, KY, Girardin studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati under Thomas Noble and Frank Duveneck. He spent many years in Richmond, IN, and was active in the establishment of the Art Association of Richmond.

356. Hilbert Jensen, Denmark, b.1911, Snowscape with houses, oil on canvas, 26" x 38", signed, late 20th century work. 300-500
357. James Francis Brown, New York, 1862-1935, Portrait of a woman, oil on board, 24" x 18", signed. 800-1,200

A member of the Salmagundi Club and the Society of Independent Artists, Brown studied at the National Academy of Design, the Academie Julian, and the Academy Colarossi. He studied under William Bouguereau, and exhibited at the National Academy of Design, the Society of Independent Artists, and the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis.

358. Pair of French fan-back chairs, c.1920s, beautifully accented with flame-grained wrap and hand carved crowns, acanthus capitals to legs, covered in an elegant upholstery decorated in complex floral designs in subtle colors, 42"h x 31"w x 22"d, excellent condition. 750-1,000
359. c.1890 fully carved oak king's chair, deep relief and pierce carvings include daisies, roses, trumpet blossoms, morning glories, acanthus leaves and scrolling, and bearded faces to to front knees, 54"h x 27"w x 23"d, old and clean repair to crown, original finish. 800-1,200
360. Italian wrought iron chair with heavy brass bun finials with overlapping leaves and pods, nicely riveted brown mottled leather seat and back with gold trim, floral medellion to front and rear, stylized three-toed feet, hand tooled seat, 32"h x 24"w x 19"d, one rivet replaced. 500-700