Designer Furniture, Modern Art, & Fine Estates Auction
Saturday December 27, 2014 10:00am
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Friday, December 26: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday, December 27: 8:30am - 10:00am


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Quality Estate Furniture · Antique Furniture · Contemporary Furniture · Glass, Porcelain, Silver · Fine & Decorative Art · Books & Children's Books · Collectibles · Guns · Toys & Dolls · Coins & Stamps · Tools & Machinery · Fine Linens & Textiles · Fine & Costume Jewelry

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Lot 1: Continental silver repousse box, decorated overall in high relief with peasant tavern and merriment scenes. Raised on bun feet. Piano hinged lid. Netherland .833 fineness stamp on the obverse. 11.30 ozt. 3 ¾ x 4 ½ x 3 inches. Estimate: $400-$600

Lot 2: German 800 silver box with hinged lid. Repousse foliate and garland decoration overall, with torch and quiver of arrows trophy medallion decorated top. Crescent and crown mark on obverse. Stamped 800. 6.76 ozt. 1 ½ x 4 ½ x 3 ¼ inches. Estimate: $150-$300

Lot 3: German 800 silver square bowl, reeded rim with fluted corners. Crescent and crown mark. Stamped 800. 19.38 ozt. 10 ¼ inches square. Estimate: $150-$300

Lot 4: Towle Sterling Silver Flatware Service, 62 pcs. Stamped: Pat.1000/925 Pat.1912 T (Towle). Total Weight: 41 ozt. (excluding sterling handled items). Estimate: $750-$300

Lot 5: Set of 12 Royal Worcester English Bone China dinner plates. Albemarle pattern. Eleven with red overglaze back stamp and one with black overglaze back stamp. Diameter: 10 ½ inches.Estimate: $200-$400

Lot 6: Chinese Export gilt lacquer sewing box with fitted lift-out tray and fitted lower drawer. Swing bail handles at sides, carved claw feet. Late 19th – Early 20th Century. 5 ½ x 14 ½ x 10 ½ inches. Estimate: $150-$300

Lot 7: Late 19th/early 20th century three-piece blown and etched glass dresser set, with floral engraved gold lids, centered with monogrammed reserves. Comprising a pair of scent bottle with long tapered stoppers; and a circular dresser jar. The lids are marked 14kt Gold, with a lion in anchor maker’s mark.

Lot 8: A pair of German 800 silver oval trays with molded rims. With crescent and crown hallmarks an 800 H., Gebr. Friedlander, 26 x 16 5/8 inches. 67.52 ozt., 13 ¾ x 8 ½ inches. 13.89 ozt. Estimate: $1000 $1500.

Lot 9: French Louis XV style rosewood bombe drop front writing desk with satinwood garland, ribbon and bowknot inlay. With pierced gilt metal gallery and acanthine ormolu appliques. The serpentine slant front opens to a birds-eye wood veneer fitted interior with hidden well. Circa 1900. 36 x 26 ½ x 18 inches. Estimate: $1000 - $1500.

Lot 10: French Louis XV style walnut side table raised on cyma reversa legs. Applied gilt metal mounts on the shaped frieze, legs and feet. Circular rouge marble top. Circa 1930. Height: 29 inches. Diameter: 18 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 11: Netherland silver cartouche form ink stand fitted with two cut crystal silver lidded bottles, centering an attached lidded silver pedestal pot with flower head finial. The chased stand with pen well and acanthine feet. Netherland hallmark for .833 fine small articles, 1851. 4 x 6 ½ x 4 inches. Estimate: $400 - $600.

Lot 12: Circular plaque centered in fine pietra dura with a scene of doves at bath, with rouge marble border. Diameter: 3 ½ inches. Within wooden frame: 5 ¾ x 5 ¾ inches. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 13: Chinese carved agate pipe with rose gold embellishments, tests 14kt. And a carved and polished agate oval footed bowl. Pipe: 3 ¼ inches. Bowl: 1 ½ x 4 ¼ x 3 inches. Estimate: $200 - $300.

Lot 14: Lady’s gold and green guilloche enamel heart form pendant watch on conforming brooch fob. Both watch case and fob set with old mine cut diamonds. Hallmarked on fob clasp. The works numbered: tests 18Kt. Early 20th Century. Estimate: $500 - $700.

Lot 15: Retro yellow and white gold leaf and frond form brooch set with melee diamonds and sapphire accents. Maker’s mark: R 14kt. 13.7grams total weight. Estimate: $350 - $550.

Lot 16: 18kt yellow gold fur clip modeled as a blackamoor. His turban and tunic set with turquoise cabochons and faceted rubies. Missing one earring. Stamped G. Nardi; 750. Length: 2 ¼ inches. Estimate: $4000 - $6000.

Lot 17: 14kt rose gold open work links alternating with oval coral cabochons bracelet with plunger clasp. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 18: Ancient King Agrippa coin (of the period?) within stippled 18kt yellow gold bezel frame, on 14kt. gold chain. Chain length: 18 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 19: White gold bangle bracelet with fine openwork hinged band. Butterfly motif, with a marquise cut diamond set body and wings set with full and single cut diamonds. Plunger clasp with safety clip and chain. Maker’s mark: FR 14k. Total weight: 20.0 gms. Estimate: $3000 - $5000.

Lot 20: White gold diamond set leaf and frond pendant with drop pear shape emerald and diamonds, on a delicate link melee set necklace. Drop length overall: 9 inches. Estimate: $1000 - $2000.

Lot 21: Ewald Platte (German, 1894 – 1985). Mixed media on particle board. Abstract portrait of figure in hat with a textured border. Titled “Kopf Mit Hut”. Sight: 20 x 15 inches. $1500 - $2500.

Lot 22: Wifred Lang (American, 1915-1994) Oil on masonite, The Beast, n.d., Sight: 31 x 48 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 23: Walter G. Stein (American, b. 1924), Oil on canvas, Autumn Leaves II, 1961. Sight: 21 x 23 inches. Estimate: $200 - $300.

Lot 24: Peter van Oordt (American, 20th c.), Oil on composition board, Rocks, 1953, Sight: 20 x 30 inches. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 25: Wrenn Rennpage (American, b. 1943) Oil on canvas, Untitled, 1962, Santa Barbara Museum of Art deaccession. Sight: 42 x 36,5 inches. Estimate: $100 - $200.

Lot 26: Michael O'Shaughnessy (American, b. 1912) Oil on canvas, Flame in the Desert,1966, Santa Barbara Museum of Art deaccession. Sight: 36 x 30 inches. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 27: Bayard Osborn (American, b. 20th c.) Oil on canvas, Woman at the Window, 1954, Santa Barbara Museum of Art deaccession. Sight: 60 x 58 inches. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 28: Scott Miller (American, b. 1947), Mixed media on canvas, Soaper, 1976, Santa Barbara Museum of Art deaccession. Sight: 72-1/8 x 108-1/4 inches. Estimate: $400 - $800.

Lot 29: Jean-Luc Poivret (French, b. 1950) Mixed media on aluminium, Wing, 1985, Santa Barbara Museum of Art deaccession. Sight: 44 x 41 x 9 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 30: Ian Falconer (American, b. 1959), Acrylic on canvas, Hollywood Bowl with Mount Hollywood, 1989, Santa Barbara Museum of Art deaccession. Sight: 48 x 30 inches. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 31: Maynard Arms Co First Model Rifle, Civil War era, circa 1860. The rifle is a .50 caliber percussion cap rifle, serial no: 2747, with a 26” barrel. The tape primer system is intact and contains a tape roll. Estimate: $3000 - $5000.

Lot 32: Christian Dior Fourrure White Mink Coat. Full length, retailed by I. Magnin. Length: 50 inches. Estimate: $4000 - $6000.

Lot 33: Canadian Sheered Beaver Coat. Hudson Bay Company, three-quarter length. Length: 35 inches. Estimate: $800 - $1200.

Lot 34: Miniature portrait of a regal with bejeweled coiffure and gown. Artist signed. Within an oval gilt metal frame with ribbon and bow knot pediment. 19th Century. 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 inches. Estimate: $200 - $300.

Lot 35: A pair of portrait miniatures of an 18th/19th Century gentleman and lady. Each with artist’s monogram, and plaited hair work relics verso. A rose gold letter C enclosed within the lady’s frame. Each within a circular pendant frame. 19th Century. Diameters: 2 5/16 inches and 2 1/8 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 36: A group of 5 late 19th/early 20th Century paintings. Comprising a framed two-portraiture suite of two young girls in ribboned bonnets, sisters (?), one signed. An oval landscape of the Taj Mahal in pendant frame. And two other miniatures in pendant frames: a female saint; and a European military officer. No readily apparent signatures on the three latter miniatures. Estimate: $150 - $300.

Lot 37: Oval mother of pearl case finely carved on lid and bottom with lotus and peony, cloud bands and water fowl, silver metal center band and hinge, with applied shield medallion. Continental tax mark on silver band. 19th Century. 1 ½ x 4 ½ x 3 ¼ inches. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 38: Gorham sterling silver flatware service. “Old English Tipt” pattern. 75 pieces. Comprising: 8 dinner knives; 10 luncheon knives; 8 butter spreaders; 2 butter knives; 8 dinner forks; 10 luncheon forks; 10 salad/dessert forks; 10 table/soup spoons; 9 teaspoons. Monogrammed. Estimate: $1500 - $2500.

Lot 39: English sterling silver compote. The reticulated circular top detaches from the weighted pedestal. Three conforming footed bon bon baskets suspend from scrolled supports. Birmingham silver 1941 hallmarks on compote and 2 baskets. Associated hallmarks on the third basket. Compote Height: 6 ¼ inches. Diameter: 7 inches. Baskets: Height: 3 ½ inches. Diameter: 3 ¼ inches. Estimate: $150 - $350.

Lot 40: Continental silver card case, engine turning and garland decoration. Piano hinged lid is centered with monogrammed reserve. Gilt wash interior. Marked: 935. 2.37 ozt. ½ x 3 ¼ x 2 inches. Estimate: $80 - $150.

Lot 41: German 800 silver card case with flowering basket in cartouche decorated hinged top. Garland and bow knot decorated borders. Gilt wash interior. Crescent and crown mark on obverse. Stamped 800. 2.39 ozt. ½ x 3 ¼ x 2 inches. Estimate: $80 - $150.

Lot 42: Lady’s Elgin hunter case gold plated pocket watch. Pearlized face, lacking crystal. On chain fob with 10K gold charm. With ebonized box with medallion and strap work. Early 20th Century. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 43: 14Kt Yellow gold brooch modeled as a basket with gem-set floral arrangement. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 44: One 14k white and yellow gold bar pin set with 5 full cut diamonds. And a yellow gold plated stick pin with 3 old euro cut diamonds. Estimate: $80 - $120.

Lot 45: Vintage Parker fountain pen with gold plated filigree overlay. Pat. 6-30-91 1-3-05. With Waterman’s #2 gold plated nib. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 46: Hamilton gold plated open face pocket watch. The movement marked: 21 jewel movement, #1568220. 992. The gold plated case marked: C.W.C. Co. TradeMark 2554787, Crescent 25 Years. White enamel dial with Arabic numeral chapter ring, and subsidiary dial. Diameter: 2 inches. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 47: Pair of modernist chartreuse felt upholstered B&B Tulip swivel armchairs on polished steel pedestal frames with circular bases. Estimate: $500 - $1000.

Lot 48: Post-modernist oversized blue/beige geometric patterned upholstered armchair, with wide over-curving crest and seat, on attached walnut straight legged base. With matching circular ottoman, Diameter 36 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 49: Eros molded clear yellow plastic seated swivel side chair on polished aluminum base. Estimate: $100 - $300.

Lot 50: Moroso Fjord celery green leather top tear drop footstool with green hound’s-tooth fabric upholstered sides. 13 x 27 x 22 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500.

Lot 51: Engraved map of North America, by mapmaker John Tallis, published circa 1860.
Vignettes depicting buffalo hunts; Indian chief; Niagara Falls; Whaling; the landing of Columbus and more. Archival framed and matted. Sight: 12 ½ x 9 ½ inches. Overall: 24 x 18 inches. Estimate: $100 - $200.

Lot 52: Dan McCaw (b. 1942) Oil on panel. Two children playing in surf.
Sight: 11 ½ x 10 inches.
In gilt wood frame with linen mat.
Overall: 15 x 13 ½ overall. Estimate: $500 - $800.

Lot 53: Dan McCaw (b. 1942) Oil on panel. Pensive woman in sun hat on beach.
Sight: 11 ½ x 10 inches.
In gilt wood frame with linen mat.
Overall: 15 x 13 ½ overall. Estimate: $500 - $800.

Lot 54: 20th C. Neoclassical style walnut dining table, the rectangular top with ebony inlay border, molded edge and rounded ends, extends to fit two additional leaves, is raised on two open scroll-footed pedestals.
Table in the closed position: 10ft. 6 inches. Plus 2 leaves: 20 inches each.
With 12 Therien Studio Workshop walnut framed side chairs, rust/beige geometric patterned upholstered seat and back rest, with contrasting cut silk and chenille floral pattern upholstery on opposing backs, raised on splayed legs. Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000.

Lot 55: Modernist galactic polished metal orb form issuing bursts of glass cylindrical rods. Takes single center bulb. 36 x 30 inches. Estimate: $600 - $1000.

Lot 56: Pair of Gorham sterling silver baluster form weighted candlesticks.
Height: 10 inches. Estimate: $100 - $200.

Lot 57: Reed & Barton sterling silver flatware service. 62 pieces comprising:
12 teaspoons; 12 place knives; 12 place forks; 12 salad forks; 11 butter spreaders; 1 serving spoon; 1 ladle; 1 meat fork; and an associated condiment fork; plus 2 other silver plated servers. Estimate: $1200 -$1800.

Lot 58: A collection of assorted 19th C. sterling silver teaspoons collector spoons and a pickle fork. (12 pcs.). 9.14 ozt. total weight. Estimate: $150 -$250

Lot 59: George III Silver Stuffing Spoon, hallmarked London, 1817. 4.47 ozt. Plus a pair of 19th C. coin silver tablespoons. 2.90 ozt. Estimate: $125 -$250

Lot 60: (7) Dominic & Haff sterling silver teaspoons. “No. 10” pattern. Monogrammed.
4.90 ozt. $50 - $100.

Lot 61: Philippe Jestin, Mixed Media, aluminium and resin, Substrate #16, c. 2005. Sight 34 x 34 inches. Estimate: $200 - $400.

Lot 62: Pablo Picasso (Spanish 1881 -1973), Limited Edition Lithograph on Papier Des Arches, no.358/500, Collectione de Marina Picasso, ”Visage de Femme Sur Fond Raye”. Sight 28 ½ x 21 ¼ inches. Estimate: $1500 -$2000.

General Estate Highlights are listed below:

Assorted bicycles (library photograph)

Modernist microfiber upholstered sofa.

Pair of contemporary modern upholstered fan back chairs.

Pair of Nancy Corzine Furnitre velvet upholstered sofas. (Only one shown).

Madeline Stuart Collection upholstered armchair.

Whirlpool Cabrio washer and dryer.

Armand Marseilles Bisque socket head doll. (Approx. 32" tall).

JDK 257 Bisque socket head doll. (Approx. 28" tall).

Gbr 165 K German Bisque socket head doll. (Approx. 28" tall).

JDK 260 Bisque socket head doll. (Approx. 37" tall).

Simon Halbig 7 Bisque socket head doll. (Approx. 33" tall).

Antique Armand Marseilles 390-12 Bisque socket head doll. (Approx. 29" tall).

Large antique Armand Marseilles Bisque sokcet head doll. (Approx. 48" tall).

Queen Anne style Mahogany 8-drawer tall boy.

Pair of Mahogany Chippendale style side chairs.

(2) Oriental paintings on panels. (Approx. 45.5" x 28").

Wellington Hall Mahogany 3-pc bedroom set.

Jennings "United Airlines" slot machine.

Hand knotted Oriental fine wool rug. (Approx. 7.5' x 5').

Hand knotted Oriental fine wool rug. (Approx. 13' x 10').

(4) Rings incl. 14k, 10k, Diamond, Sapphires.

(2) 14k yellow gold charm bracelets.

Vintage 14k white gold and diamond ring.

14k yellow gold diamond ring, full cut and baguettes.

Ladies' Geneve 14k yellow gold wristwatch with 14k bracelet band.

Group of chain necklaces, braclets and ring incl. 14k.