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Auction Description for Quinn's Auction Galleries: Fine and Decorative Arts Auction

Fine and Decorative Arts Auction

by Quinn's Auction Galleries


631 lots with images

January 18, 2014

Live Auction

360 South Washington St

Falls Church, VA, 22046 USA

Phone: 703-532-5632

Fax: 571-765-4061

Email: info@quinnsauction.com

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George II slant front bureau.

Lot 1: George II slant front bureau.

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Description: A George II walnut slant-front bureau. c.1750. The slant front opens to writing surface with rear drawers and cubbys, above four drawers with desktop rest slants. 37 1/2"h x 30"w x 19"d.

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George III flip top games table.

Lot 2: George III flip top games table.

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Description: A George III mahogany flip top tea table. Late 18th century. Top with squared corners over single drawer, restin gon front cabriole legs with carved knees. Top supported by single swing out leg. 27 3/4"h x 30 1/4"w x 14 1/2"d.

Condition Report: Swing leg horizontal support replaced. Some restoration to the veneer

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George III inlaid mahogany serving board.

Lot 3: George III inlaid mahogany serving board.

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Description: A George III serving board. Late 18th century. Having an oblong bow front top above a frieze of three banded drawers with lion mask and bail pulls on tapering string inlaid square legs. 32"h x 73"w x 29 1/2"d. The W. Hackman Trust

Condition Report: Probably cut down at one point

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Baltimore Federal mahogany secretary desk .

Lot 4: Baltimore Federal mahogany secretary desk .

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Description: A Baltimore Federal period secretary desk and bookcase. c.1810. Mahogany veneered cabinet with fold down desk lined with green felt and supported by four graduated drawers with original brass pulls. Desk area having eight internal symmetrical letter holders and six drawer compartments with central compartment. Above is bookcase with pair of glass doors with arched framework. 91"h x 42"w x 24"d.

Condition Report: Missing glass panels.

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T. Simpson & Sons corner cabinet

Lot 4A: T. Simpson & Sons corner cabinet

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Description: A T. Simpson & Sons corner cabinet. Late 19th century. Closed cabinet supported by five drop spindle feet. Central glass panel upper cabinet. Having inlaid eclectic revival inlay of urns and scrolling foliage. Original makers sticker on inside right cabinet door. 78"h x 32"w x 18"d

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Tilt top tea table.

Lot 5: Tilt top tea table.

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Description: An English parquetry tilt top tea table. c.1860. Having pattern of a compass and star inlay, on a turned support with tripod feet. 44"h x 27 1/2"w.

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Round walnut needle point tilt top table.

Lot 6: Round walnut needle point tilt top table.

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Description: A round walnut tilt top table with needle point under glass. c.1860s-70s. A needlepoint floral scene in center of table under glass. 32"h x 22 1/4"diam.

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Marquetry kingwood bonheur de jour.

Lot 7: Marquetry kingwood bonheur de jour.

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Description: A Louis XVI style bonheur de jour. c.1900. Mahogany with kingwood marquetry designs having a three-quarter brass gallery. Fold out desk with green felt surface and tapered legs with brass feet. 3 drawers over 2 drawers with open middle and large full drawer below. 39"h x 31 1/2"w x 18 3/4"d..

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Queen Anne easy chair.

Lot 8: Queen Anne easy chair.

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Description: A Queen Anne style white upholstered easy chair. 18th century. With cabriole form front and back feet. 42 1/2"h x 30"w x 18"d. The W. Hackman Trust

Condition Report: Chair has been reupholstered. slight scratches and rub marks to feet.

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Mahogany Regency style inlaid games table.

Lot 9: Mahogany Regency style inlaid games table.

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Description: A mahogany Regency style inlaid games table. c.1900. Oblong top with sliding central panel, the reverse set with a checkerboard opening to reveal a backgammon well above a frieze fitted with a pair of drawers. On trestle supports with medial stretcher on reeded bun feet. 28 1/2"h x 37"w x 21"d.

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George III style mahogany three-part dining table.

Lot 10: George III style mahogany three-part dining table.

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Description: A George III style mahogany three-part dining table. Early 20th century. Having elliptical ends and a central drop leaf section all with plain reed apron on tapering cylindrical legs terminating in banded feet. 28 1/2"h x 45"d.

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A mahogany flip top side table.

Lot 11: A mahogany flip top side table.

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Description: A mahogany flip top side table. c.1900. Having a serpentine gadrooned skirt detail supported by carved crossed wooden legs and medial stretcher. 30"h x 33"w x 31"l.

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Late 18th century French provincial desk.

Lot 12: Late 18th century French provincial desk.

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Description: A fruitwood French provincial carved slant-front desk. Late 18th century. Slant front opens to reveal six graduated serpentine front drawers below three cubbies. Base composed of two long drawers below two small drawers and false drawer center. 40"h x 37 3/4"w x 18"d.

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Large mahogany stepback cupboard.

Lot 13: Large mahogany stepback cupboard.

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Description: An English large mahogany stepback cupboard. 19th century. Symmetrical base having center of four long drawers flanked by two large cabinets and a center mid-section of three drawers. Base supports upper shelve area flanked by two vertical cabinets. Cabinets decorated with bone escutcheons and wood inlay decoration. 80 1/4"h x 84"w x 18"d.

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German decorative wooden panel.

Lot 14: German decorative wooden panel.

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Description: A German hand-carved oak panel. 18th/19th century. Female caryatid figure supports two shields of German heraldry demonstrating iconography of pine, cross patee, and closed helmet most likely representing a local town. 42"h x 54"w.

Condition Report: Back of panel has been redone.

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Renaissance revival cabinet.

Lot 15: Renaissance revival cabinet.

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Description: A Renaissance Revival metal framed cabinet. Early 20th century. Cast brass three door cabinet with marble top and metal frame decorated with red velvet backed panels and cast figures of standing knights. 46 3/4"h x 26"w x 11"d.

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Renaissance revival style fernery stands.

Lot 16: Renaissance revival style fernery stands.

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Description: A pair of fernery stands. c.1900. Having shallow carved shell and scroll decoration with gilt accents. Topped with round marble sitting atop inset leather. 40"h.

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Pair of Gothic Revival arm chairs.

Lot 17: Pair of Gothic Revival arm chairs.

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Description: A pair of oak Gothic revival arm chairs. c.1920s-30s. Having rounded crest with shallow band carving of flora. Chamfer legs support decorative hand rest of a shallow carved rosette. Upholstered with gold color fabric. Large: 43 1/2"h x 27"w x 23"d. Small: 38 1/2"h x 23"w x 20"d.

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Antique Louis Vuitton steamer trunk.

Lot 18: Antique Louis Vuitton steamer trunk.

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Description: A Louis Vuitton classic monogram canvas steamer trunk. Early 20th century. Classic monogram canvas with repeating LV pattern exterior decorated with monogram L.D.H. on side. Several travel sticker remnants adorn side with monogram. Interior having altered and replaced garment supports with six graduated canvas drawers and leather pulls. 21 1/2"h x 21 1/4"w x 44"l.

Condition Report: Broken leather front side handle, but still with trunk. Trunk exterior decoration having faded monogram decoration. Replaced center drop enclosure. Duct tape evident around perimeter. Exposed wooden skeleton evident in second

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Antique Louis Vuitton Damier steamer trunk.

Lot 19: Antique Louis Vuitton Damier steamer trunk.

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Description: A Louis Vuitton Damier steamer trunk. 20th century. Classic monogram canvas with repeating LV pattern exterior decorated with monogram L.D.H. in red with green decoration on side. Tooled leather with LV monogram adorn wooden perimeter. Having several travel sticker remnants around owner's monogram. Interior having a lift out tray and quilted rim with serial number 736378, and Louis Vuitton sticker. 22"h x 22 1/2"w x 43 1/2"l.

Condition Report: Trunk having visible damage spots. Front of trunk having a broken leather strap, still intact. Top having visible rub marks and previous adhesive marks. Having two broken side straps. Leather showing rub marks as well as wooden bottom

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Antique Louis Vuitton steamer trunk

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Description: A Louis Vuitton steamer trunk. 20th century. Classic monogram canvas with repeating LV pattern exterior decorated with monogram L.P.D. in red on side. Tooled leather with LV monogram adorn wooden perimeter. Interior having a lift out tray and quilted rim with partial serial number in blue, and Louis Vuitton makers sticker in l.r. corner of lid. Having a John Wanamaker for New York and Philadelphia sticker in l.l. corner of lid. Supported on four metal wheels. 39 1/4"l x 21 1/4"w x 13"h.

Condition Report: Trunk in good condition. Canvas showing areas of ware that are expected with trunks of this age. Metals with rust. Leather on top of lid showing repairs with areas of attached metal along perimeter.

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Potthast china cabinet

Lot 20: Potthast china cabinet

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Description: A Potthast Brothers china cabinet. 20th century, Baltimore, Maryland. Ash and black walnut. Having saw tooth decoration in lighter woods at top with lighter wood inlayed escutcheons. 81"h x 72"w x 18"d.

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Pair of Potthast side tables.

Lot 21: Pair of Potthast side tables.

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Description: A pair of Potthast Brothers mahogany side tables. 20th century, Baltimore, Maryland. Having shallow gadrooned decoration around skirt of the drawers supported by four chamfer legs. Makers tag on the underside. One table with sun damage and alligatoring to the finish.25"h x 21 1/2"w x 28"l.

Condition Report: Table in the right of the photos showing lightened hardwood due to sun damage and alligatoring of finish.

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Laverne Etruscan spiral coffee table.

Lot 22: Laverne Etruscan spiral coffee table.

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Description: A Philip & Kelvin Laverne Etruscan spiral coffee table. 20th century. Acid etched and patinated bronze. Unmarked. 17"h x 22 1/2"w x 52 3/4"l. The W. Hackman Trust

Condition Report: Area of lightened surface from sun damage to top of table evident in photographs.

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Laverne Japanesque patinated round table.

Lot 23: Laverne Japanesque patinated round table.

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Description: A Phillip and Kelvin Laverne patinated brass occasional table. 20th century. Having circular round top with Japanesque decoration in blue. Supported by cylindrical splayed legs and stretchers. Signed in decoration, E.K. LaVerne. 19 1/4"h x 18"diam. The W. Hackman Trust

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Pair of Charles Pfister Knoll club chairs.

Lot 24: Pair of Charles Pfister Knoll club chairs.

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Description: A pair of Knoll Club Chairs. 2nd half 20th century. Designed by Charles Pfister. Gray, white and tan checkered upholstery with wooden frame. 24"h x 32 1/2"w x 32 3/4"d. The property of The Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Mrs. Heather Foley.

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A pair of Bertoia Diamond chairs & an ottoman.

Lot 25: A pair of Bertoia Diamond chairs & an ottoman.

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Description: A pair of Knoll Diamond Chairs with one ottoman. 2nd half 20th century. Designed by Harry Bertoia. Steel and chrome frames with the original green fabric upholstery. Chairs: 29"h x 34"w x 29"d. Ottoman: 15 1/2" x 23 3/4"w x 17 1/2"d.

Condition Report: Some spots and stains to the upholstery on each piece. Some wear to the chrome on the frames, but no flaky or rust is apparent.

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A pair of Pollock model 657 chairs.

Lot 26: A pair of Pollock model 657 chairs.

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Description: A pair of Charles Pollock Model 657 Sling Chairs. 2nd half 20th century. Brown leather with black leather seat cushions and chrome frames. Original Knoll sticker on one chair. 29"h x 25"w x 26"d. The property of The Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Mrs. Heather Foley.

Condition Report: Some wear to the leather consistent with age and use.

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A Barcelona day bed.

Lot 27: A Barcelona day bed.

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Description: A Knoll Barcelona Day Bed. 2nd half of 20th century. Designed by Mies van de Rohe. Tan tufted leather upholstery and bolster pillow with rosewood and steel frame. 15"h x 40"w x 76"l.The property of The Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Mrs. Heather Foley.

Condition Report: Some minor scratches to edges of the leather bed surface.

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A pair of Barcelona chairs and an ottoman.

Lot 28: A pair of Barcelona chairs and an ottoman.

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Description: A pair of Knoll Barcelona Chairs with one ottoman. 2nd half 20th century. Designed by Mies van der Rohe. Tan tufted leather upholstery and steel frames. Original Knoll sticker on each chair. ++Chairs: 29 3/4"h x 29 1/4"w x 29 3/4"d. ++Ottoman: 15"h x 25"w x 21 1/2"d. The property of The Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Mrs. Heather Foley.

Condition Report: Chairs: Some wear to the leather consistent with age and use. Ottoman: some very minor scratches to one corner. Overall nice condition.

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An Elda chair by Joe Colombo

Lot 29: An Elda chair by Joe Colombo

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Description: A Stendig Elda Chair. 2nd half 20th century. Designed by Joe Colombo. A modern swivel chair with a molded white fiberglass frame with red leather upholstery. Cushion with large rip and liquid damage. 36"h x 37 1/4"w x 25"d. The property of The Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Mrs. Heather Foley.

Condition Report: Rip across the width of the seat cushion and staining to the underside of seat cushion.

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Group of 6 Niels Koefoed Danish ladderback chairs.

Lot 30: Group of 6 Niels Koefoed Danish ladderback chairs.

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Description: Set of six teak dining chairs designed by Niels Koefoed. 2nd half 20th century. Made by Koefoeds Hornslet. Model "liz". Teak frame with a high ladderback design and blue upholstered seats. 37"h x 19"w x 16"d.

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Herman Miller office unit.

Lot 31: Herman Miller office unit.

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Description: A George Nelson for Herman Miller office unit. 20th century. Comprehensive Storage System (CSS) having two storage cubes each under 6 adjustable shelving units and desk attachment with two drawer cabinet at one end. 95"h x 33"w x 19"d.

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Alvar Aalto tea trolley.

Lot 32: Alvar Aalto tea trolley.

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Description: An Alvar Aalto birch trolley. c.1950's. Bentwood frame with 2 rectangular shelves and large painted wheels with rubber edge. One wheel needs reattaching. 21 1/2"h x 36"l x18"w.

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An Art Deco 3 panel glass screen.

Lot 33: An Art Deco 3 panel glass screen.

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Description: An Art Deco three panel glass screen with carved white calla lillies. c.1920s. Mahogany frame with arched support at the bottom. 78"h x 63"w.

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Brass baluster andirons, 19th century.

Lot 34: Brass baluster andirons, 19th century.

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Description: A pair of brass baluster & spherule finialed andirons. 19th century. With spurred cabriole legs terminating in pad feet. 15"h.

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George III style lemon top andirons. Mur Par grate

Lot 35: George III style lemon top andirons. Mur Par grate

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Description: A group of brass fireplace furnishings. 19th/20th century. A pair of George III style lemon top brass andirons. Marked Mur par grate Co. Boston. 19"h. ++ Brass pierced serpentine front fender. 19"h x 72"w. ++ Long fire form with brass handle.

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Brass baluster andirons.

Lot 36: Brass baluster andirons.

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Description: A group of brass fireplace furnishings. ++ Pair of brass baluster & sperule andirons. Late 19th century. 16"h. ++ Pierced brass fire fender. First half 20th century. 44"h. ++ 3 brass handled fire tools.

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Baroque style andirons, wire fender, tools.

Lot 37: Baroque style andirons, wire fender, tools.

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Description: A pair of baroque style andirons with ring-banded standards on scroll legs on paired spherule feet having iron returns. 16 1/2" ++ A Victorian wirework and brass fender.++ Brass fire tool stand with pair of tongs, poker and shovel.

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Andirons with turned design.

Lot 38: Andirons with turned design.

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Description: Pair of Federal brass and iron strap andirons. Early 19th century.. With covered urn finial and scroll feet with iron returns. 17 ½"h. ++ A brass and wirework fire fender. 58"w. ++ Two 19th century fire tool.

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Brass Andirons, 19th century.

Lot 39: Brass Andirons, 19th century.

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Description: Pair of brass baluster & spherule finial andirons. 19th century. Supported by spurred cabriole legs terminating in ball feet, with iron returns. 15"h. The W. Hackman Trust

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Two bronze andirons, 19th century.

Lot 40: Two bronze andirons, 19th century.

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Description: A pair of two bronze putti andirons. 19th century. Rococo revival detail of centaurs flanking a female mask in relief supported by triangular form with additional putti in relief. 41 3/4"h x 20"w.

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Regency style six light chandelier.

Lot 41: Regency style six light chandelier.

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Description: A regency style six light chandelier. Early 20th century. Having faceted banded urn-form standard rising form a pan issuing faceted S-scroll arms terminating in scalloped bobeche . Having baluster nozzles over a faceted spherule drop hung with beaded chains and faced prisms. 40" x 40". The W. Hackman Trust

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Set of four Louis XVI de lumieres.

Lot 42: Set of four Louis XVI de lumieres.

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Description: A set of four Louis XVI de lumieres. Early 20th century. Bronze with ribbon tied quiver form back plate with three S-scroll leaf cast arms terminating in laurel garland bobeche and baluster-panel nozzles. All: 30" x 18". The W. Hackman Trust

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Pair of molded & cut glass 3-light gas lamps.

Lot 43: Pair of molded & cut glass 3-light gas lamps.

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Description: Pair of molded and cut glass three-light gas lamps with silver plated bronze mounts. Late 19th century. Square marble base supporting a faceted baluster form glass standard with a pair of silver leaf form arms terminating in a scalloped pan and nozzle hung with faceted prisms.

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Pair of George III style bronze wall sconces.

Lot 44: Pair of George III style bronze wall sconces.

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Description: Pair of George III style nine-light electrified wall sconces. Late 19th century. Backplate with rosette box, classical frieze and urn motif issuing two tiers of leaf form C-scroll arms terminating in leafy bobeches. 39"h x 21"w.

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Neoclassical style four-light chandelier.

Lot 45: Neoclassical style four-light chandelier.

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Description: A Neoclassical style gilt and patinated metal four light chandelier. Early 20th century. Leafy corona issuing four roseete and bead chains to annular ring supporting leaf form scroll paneled arms with bobeche and baluster nozzles. Ring hung with prisms. Electrified. 27"h x 24"diam.

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20th century wall sconces.

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Description: A pair of cast brass wall sconces. First half 20th century. Having decoration of the figure of Medusa with helmet and spear finial supporting five candle holders. 31"h x 16"w.

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Louis XVI thirteen light chandelier.

Lot 46: Louis XVI thirteen light chandelier.

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Description: A Louis XVI style gilt bronze thirteen light chandelier. 1st half 20th century. Tendril decorated corona leading to faceted glass baluster stand with serpentine arms, hung throughout with faceted prisms and drops.

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Pair of Baltimore looking glasses.

Lot 47: Pair of Baltimore looking glasses.

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Description: A pair of Federal style looking glasses. Early 19th century, Baltimore, Maryland. Having painted glass center with urn and floral detail. Carved, gilt frame with Corinthian style pillars and acanthus leaf boarders. 46 1/4"h x 27 1/4"w.

Condition Report: Frame having chipped areas of gilt. Frame in the right of photographs missing gilt part of the frame above the volute.

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