Premiere Sale 135 (317 Lots)
317 lots | 316 with images
May 18, 2014Live Auction
Chicago, IL, USA
May 18, 2014Live Auction
Chicago, IL, USA
Description: GEORGE III STYLE MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD. Circa 1900, bearing parquetry inlay, fine inlaid banding, a reverse serpentine form, an arcade door below, and fluted, columnar legs 39" x 66.5" x 22.5"View additional info
Description: GRETE JALK LOUNGE CHAIR. Bearing removable upholstered seat cushions. Stamped "PJ Made in Denmark Design Grete Jalk" and "Danish Furnituremakers Control" beneath 37'' x 28'' x 31''View additional info
Description: SET OF SIX LOUIS XVI STYLE UPHOLSTERED SIDE CHAIRS. Bearing oval backs, molded wood with a beaded motif throughout, serpentine form seats, and tapered, fluted legs Each: 39.5" x 23" x 20"View additional info
Description: A 17TH CENTURY ITALIAN WALNUT THREE- DRAWER COMMODE. Bearing a carved floral swag decoration and florette medallions on the fluted column legs. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 35" x 49" x 24"
Condition Report: This piece have light overall grime build up, more significant in the drawers. This piece has probably had restoration and has some scars from old scratches and age appropriate wear. It is very sturdy and stable. The top drawer is missing the key hole cover and one of the handle medallions is missing on lowest drawer . The drawer locks have some nails missing and coming loose but seem firmly mounted. There is some light cracking in the seams and visible bulging to the wood on the drawer faces, The drawers slide easily in and out. There is some light cracking to the top surface, there is a light crack running long ways through the board, but it is stable. This top has been repaired with tack nails not the edges, there are over a dozen nail heads visible on the top of the piece, a few are loose. There are several more nails scattering the body throughout. The top surface has a medium amount of line scratches ranging from pen tip size - 6", There are a light amount of new scratches through out. There is visible wear to the varnish on the corners of the feet.View additional info and full condition report
Description: PAIR OF CARVED WOOD SAVONAROLA CHAIRS. Bearing a foliate and shell motif, raised on paw feet Each: 41" x 31" x 22"View additional info
Description: AN 18TH CENTURY IRISH CARVED MAHOGANY DROP LEAF GATE LEG TABLE. Oval in form bearing lion forms at the top of each leg with rings and floral swags in their mouths, hairy paw ball-and-claw feet. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park Closed: 29" x 59" x 20" Each side width: 22"
Condition Report: This piece has light overall grime build up and light scuffing throughout. There are a few more noticeable but still minor scratches to the feet. This piece has restoration. The varnish appear to have been refinished. On the middle section of table top there are three cracks running off the edge to the middle of the table. These have been repaired with a new blond wood join below and there are pen tip thick strips of this wood visible on the table top about 4" long off the edge. On one of the leaves there is a similar crack to the middle of the leaf and about 7" of the crack has the wood filled gap is visible. There are several stable minor hair line cracks to the table top ranging from 6" - 12". The top surface of the table has two noticeable areas that appear to have been sanded down and have a new slightly different colored varnish - These spots are next to each other and the sizes are 6" diameter and 6" x 3". There are a couple more spots about .5" in diameter on the table top edge that appear to have been chipped and have some wood filler and new varnish tint. There are two approximately 1" x 1" rectangle squares inlaid in the wood near where the middle table top edge where it meets the edge of the of one of the folding leaves. Unclear if these are from original maker or from repair.View additional info and full condition report
Description: A FRENCH LOUIS XV ORMOLU MOUNTED BRECCIA MARBLE TOP COMMODE. Bearing parquetry inlay. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 34" x 43" x 20"View additional info
Description: FRENCH LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD CENTER TABLE. Bearing a marble top, an inset Jasperware plaque, and carved foliate decoration H: 32'' x 45.5'' x 29''
Condition Report: This piece is unstable and wobbles when it is touched. This piece has a medium - significant amount of pen tip - 1" diameter chips to the gesso surface, exposing the white gesso below. There is significant amount of cracking to the wood. especially to the upper wood carved surround. There is a medium amount of grime build up. The marble top has a light amount of light grazed line scratches to the surface and some dripped wax build up.View additional info and full condition report
Description: A LOUIS XIV STYLE FRENCH GILT GESSO AND WOOD OTTOMAN. Bearing soutache embroidered upholstery. X-form frame bears reed and ribbon motif, lion form crests on either side, and hoof form feet. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 19" x 30" x 20.5"
Condition Report: This piece is overall stable and sturdy. The seat is lightly sunken but sitable/holds weight. There is a significant amount of wear to the gilt surface exposing the red pigment ground below and there is a medium amount of pen tip - 1" diameter chips to the gilt surface exposing the gesso and wood below. There are a few minor seems visible in the wood construction. There are a few minor cracks in the raised decor - These are cracks are stable. The fabric has significant wear. The red velvet surface is basically all worn off and there is some cracking/tearing to the fabric in the middle. The embroidery in the fabric has signs of significant wear, but remains mostly in tact.View additional info and full condition report
Description: FRENCH UPHOLSTERED WALNUT ARMCHAIR. Bearing a striped pink upholstery Back H: 40.5''
Condition Report: Upholstery ripped on the back seatView additional info
Description: JENS RISOM CONFERENCE TABLE. Bearing a "Jens Risom Designs Inc" tag on the underside. Together with two upholstered armchairs and six upholstered side chairs, all unlabeled 2' 5'' x 10' x 4'View additional info
Description: A FRENCH LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU MOUNTED MARBLE TOP BOMBE COMMODE. Bearing floral marquetry inlay. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 33" x 27" x 16"View additional info
Description: FRENCH WALNUT AND CANE TWIN BED FRAME. 45'' x 78'' x 39''View additional info
Description: QUEEN ANNE STYLE MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD. Bearing column form supports, a mirrored center, and cabriole legs 74" x 54" x 21"View additional info
Description: NATIONAL MT. AIRY MAHOGANY HEADBOARD AND NIGHTSTAND. Together with a carved blonde wood upholstered open armchair bearing nailhead trim and a rattan backrest (38" x 24" x 20") Headboard: 47" x 64" Nightstand: 28" x 30" x 17"View additional info
Description: AN ITALIAN MARBLE TOP CABINET. Bearing parquetry veneer, a single door which opens to reveal three drawers, and cabriole legs with hoof form feet. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 32" x 25" x 16"View additional info
Description: PAIR OF METZ FAUX FINISH NIGHTSTANDS. Bearing a cabinet beneath and inset marble tops 24'' x 24'' x 16''View additional info
Description: METZ MARBLE TOP FAUX FINISH CREDENZA. Bearing a two-door cabinet and two side cabinets 33.5'' x 64'' x 18''View additional info
Description: A PAIR OF ART DECO PAINTED WOOD PANELS. Unsigned 84" x 46"
Condition Report: These pieces have a light-medium amount noticeable 1" - 20" scuffs scattering the surface, some are a grey pigment and red. There is some light denting and wear to the edges. There is light - medium grime build up. The pigmentation on the boards is slightly different - not identical. There is some faint cracking in the boards, one noticeable crack is about 3' long (stabled crack, and appears to be supported on the back with a board). One of the boards has an approximately .5" thick and 12" tall chunk of the board chipped off the lower right hand edge. The other has the lower right corner missing about 1" into the board and a 3" x 2" section broken off the the bottom edge in the middle.View additional info and full condition report
Description: ROCOCO STYLE GILTWOOD WINDOW BENCH. H: 36" W: 48" D: 21"
Condition Report: This piece has light dust buildup more notable in the crevices. The gilt wood is in good condition, but it has a couple .5" diameter scuffs with light gilt loss. The upholstered skin has several 1" - 6" line scratches with hair loss scattered through out. There is an approximately 8" cut on the inside of one of the side arm panels, this has been stitched closed and the stitches are visible. On the outside of one of the side arm panels there is a 4" x 5" section of fur loss - This may have been rubbed off or just natural sections of the animal skin lacking hair. The other outside panel has some less significant hair loss exposing the skin below.View additional info and full condition report
Description: SUITE OF LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS. Comprised of two armchairs and two side chairs. Bearing tapestry upholstery with a floral motif. Armchairs bear manchettes Back H: 39.5''
Condition Report: These chairs are overall sturdy and stable. These pieces have a overall a medium amount of gilt loss, exposing the red base tone. There is a medium amount of .25" - 5" lines of gilt chipping that is exposing the gesso below. The fabric has a medium amount of wear, a significant amount of fading and a noticeable grey tone from dust/grime, a few of the cushions of some light streaking stains. the seat cushions appears to have some restoration an are sturdy to sit on, but a couple of the back rests are sunken. The casters on the front legs so not appear original to the seats. there are a few 3" - 5" sections of braided edging sections falling off. One of the shell forms at the top of one of the arm chairs has a couple 1" diameter sections of the carved surface missing (leaving a flat wood surface). One of the fabric backs of the side chairs is starting to come loose.View additional info and full condition report
Description: A PAIR OF FRENCH EMPIRE MAHOGANY CELLARETTES. Comprised of a single drawer above recessed panel doors, and atop ormolu mounted paw feet. One cabinet opens to reveal a silver chest / drawer, while the other contains two full out shelves. Both are mounted with ormolu and bear locking mechanisms on their side H: 37.5" W: 19.5" D: 20"View additional info
Description: A 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN ROSEWOOD VENEER MELODEON. Interior of lid reads "Jewett & Goodman" H: 29" W: 34" D: 18"View additional info
Description: FRENCH CARVED WALNUT MARBLE TOP OCCASIONAL TABLE. Bearing acanthus swag decoration throughout. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 31" x 36" x 25.5"View additional info
Description: PAIR OF FRENCH CARVED WALNUT NEEDLEPOINT UPHOLSTERED OPEN ARMCHAIRS. Needlepoint depicts a seated elderly man and woman on the backrests and an Asian landscape with birds on the seats, bearing nailhead trim Each: 37" x 26" x 21"
Condition Report: These pieces have light overall grime build up, but there is some white grime residue in the crevices mostly to the arms of one of the chair and there is significant dust build up around the tacks. The wood appears to have been refinished, and one of the chairs wood is a lighter tone then the other. There are a few minor .25" diameter chips to the wood scattered throughout on both and there are some scattered negligible light scuffs. The tacks on this piece have a medium amount of tarnish. The fabric on these pieces appears original and has a significant amount of wear. There is a significant amount of restitching and supports stitching restoration to the textile. fading is most significant to the middle of the seat. The fabric on the back of the backrests appears to not be original and has a medium amount of grime. This fabric is coming loose on the middle of the bottom edge on both. The padding of the cushions has some wear, but is stable for sitting. Structure is overall stable and sturdy.View additional info and full condition report
Description: AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY EMPIRE GILTWOOD MIRROR. Comprised of three mirrored panels beneath a blue and white relief porcelain plaque. Capitals of fluted column sides are decorated with Acanthus motif H: 46.5" W: 34" D: 3"View additional info
Description: CARVED MAHOGANY FOUR-POSTER BED. Attributed to Baker, bearing a rope swag decoration and ball-and-claw feet. Together with a two-step stool. Headboard: 20" x 75" Siderail length: 83"View additional info
Description: PAIR OF SCHOLLE'S CHICAGO MAHOGANY TWO-DRAWER DEMI-LUNE TABLES. Together with a round wood side table bearing painted gold accents Each: 29" x 26" x 15"View additional info
Description: FRENCH PARCEL GILT WALNUT MARBLE TOP CENTER TABLE. Bearing beaded trim and acanthus swag decoration. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 31" x 29" x 24.5"View additional info
Description: MARBLE TOP MAHOGANY CHEST OF DRAWERS. Bearing carved foliate decoration 39" x 44" x 21.5"View additional info
Description: CARVED MAHOGANY PHOENIX FORM CENTER TABLE. Bearing a faux marble top, four phoenix figures on the base, and raised on paw feet 31" x 27"View additional info
Description: A PAIR OF EARLY 19TH CENTURY GEORGIAN GESSO AND GILTWOOD MIRRORS. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park H: 61" W: 22" D: 4"
Condition Report: These pieces have a medium amount of grime build up and medium wear to the gilt. Both the mirror glass pains appear to not be original to the surround and have several dark spots in the glass (about .5" - 1" in diameter). Both these pieces have over a over twenty pen tip sized holes in the wood surface scattered though out. Both have restoration. Both of the necks of the birds have a significant seem through the middle horizontally that has been separated and repaired with new new gilt and filler. The neck has a noticeable seem and is not completely flush. First mirror: This piece has several areas light cracks in the joined sections (seems). There is a noticeable crack running down the middle seem. and a couple sections of the left area. There are about a dozen 1" thick and 2" - 5" sections where the gesso and gilt surfaced has chipped off revealing the wood below. There are a few smaller chips to the gilt scattered through out exposing the gesso. On the back there are a few wood support bars that have been added to delicate or cracking area, especial the bottom. On the right side, two of the leaf forms are missing about and inch of the tip. Second Mirror - This piece has over twenty 1" thick and 2" - 5" sections where the gesso and gilt surfaced has chipped off revealing the wood below. This piece has several areas light cracks in the joined sections (seems). On the back there are a few wood support bars that have been added to delicate or cracking area, especial the bottom. More detailed descriptions of cracking: There noticeable light cracks that are running down the middle seem of the molding. There is some more light cracking at the middle of the bottom edge where the mirror glass meets the frame. There is another noticeable crack in wood, where the wood and mirror meet on the right side. There are a few slight .25" long chips to the leaves scattered through out. The giltwood molding piece through the middle of the glass is missing two leaf tips (an approximately 1"sections). There is an approximately 1.5" chips to a foliate form missing near on the bottom of the right molding edge. There is a approximately 2" section of a leaf missing on the middle of the right side. There is another 1" section of the tip of the molding form near the top of right side. (This makes about six chips sections to the foliate) There is a .5" grazed surface chip to the tip of the bird's beak. The vine form on the lower right right side has a crack through that has been repaired with filler, and another noticeable seem crack through a leaf near the top of this left side. The molding section that the bird is standing has a more significant split into the wood separations the front and back about 4" deep - this split is visible from the side (raised shard). Below this section of molding, one of the middle S forms is mission a 2" section.View additional info and full condition report
Description: A FRENCH LOUIS XV HAND PAINTED VERNIS MARTIN STYLE VITRINE. Attributed to Francoise Linke. Lock of vitrine is signed "Mon Theau Thieffines Succs. Serrurier Paris". Bearing Rococo style gilt bronze ormolu mountings, parquetry veneer, three ormolu framed painted scenes along the lower storage depicting a pastoral scene and landscapes, and interior glass shelves. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 80" x 36' x 16"
Condition Report: This piece has overall light grime build up that is more significant to the inside, especially to the lowest cabinet. The metal edging on the door is lightly bent on the left edge and on the upper left corner. There is light tarnish to all the metal and a few missing nails as well. On the body of the underneath the lower right corner is an approximately 2" diameter dark pigment scuff and slight chip to the veneer. about an inch around the key holes are some light warping and reglueing to the veneer. On the side edge of the door where the lock is mounted there is some filler and glue repair, this is approximately a 4" strip. there is some dark pigment residue around the lock on the edge as well. to the right of the lock on the body, there is an approximately 2" x 3" section of dark residue to the surface and .5" diameter chip to the veneer. The veneer around the door opening has noticeable light surface scuff concentrated to the left side and upper left corner. . the painted surface of this cabinets has a cracqualure that has been stabilized with a significant varnish layer. Under black light, there is significant overpainting on top of the yellowing varnish layer. This painting is most significant on the front panel figures, they are basically completely new paintings. On the painted surface below the varnish there is a medium amount of pen tip - .5" diameter chipping to the paint with pigment loss scattering the surface. This damage was stabilized by the varnish. There is additional damage and paint chipping that appears to have occurred post vanish repair. There are noticeable chips to the paint exposing the gesso below, the left panel has one 1" diameter section and a few minor pen tip chips; the middle panel has a .5" diameter chip and a couple pen tip sized chips; the right panel has more significant chips ranging in .25" thick line about 2" - 4" and a few 1.5" diameter chips scattered through out. The fabric on the inside has significant fading and a medium amount of yellowing there is noticeable tearing to the right and left edge of the back about 2" from the edge. There is a 6" diameter section of significant tearing on the left side of the inside back. There are a light amount of loose threads and scuffs scattering the rest of the fabric. The back edge of the cabinet has a few chips to the veneer, one 2" in diameter on the left, and a few .25" diameter chips to the right. The shelves do not appear original to the piece.View additional info and full condition report
Description: A FRENCH LOUIS XVI ORMOLU MOUNTED MARBLE TOP COMMODE. Bearing a metal gallery ledge, banded inlay, and three drawers below. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 31" x 20" x 13"View additional info
Description: A FRENCH HAND PAINTED VERNIS MARTIN STYLE VITRINE. Bearing Rococo style gilt bronze ormolu mountings, parquetry veneer, three ormolu mounted painted scenes depicting a pastoral scene and landscapes, and interior glass shelves. Electrified. Provenance: Kellar and Kellar Antiques, Oak Park 72" x 29" x 15"
Condition Report: Will need to be rewiredView additional info
Description: A 19TH CENTURY FRENCH LOUIS XV STYLE CANAPE. Louis Philippe period, Circa 1850. Hand carved and gilded frame bears a tripartite back panel and is raised on turned and carved feet H: 42" W: 71" D: 27"View additional info
Description: AN ITALIAN 19TH CENTURY GILTWOOD OPEN ARMCHAIR. High Venetian Rococo Style. Carved giltwood frame bears eagle form arm supports, with foliate decoration throughout H: 47" W: 28" D: 28"
Condition Report: This piece has a medium - significant amount of wear and loss to the gilt and carved wood surface. The gilt on the arm rests is basically all gone exposing the wood below, and there are many areas of exposed gesso and wood throughout. There are light negligible surface scratches scattering the surface from age appropriate wear. The seams are visible and slightly separating where the wood is joined. There is some additional cracks in the wood on the top corners of the back rest (around the seams where the wood surround curves on the back rest). The upholstery has light fading and a few 1" diameter oil stains to the seat. The seats have been re-stuffed, and are firm almost hard, there are new tacks around the upholstery. There are also some approximately 3" metal cones that seem to be added to the feet. It is overall sturdy and stable.View additional info and full condition report
Description: AN ITALIAN 19TH CENTURY POLTRONCINA OPEN ARMCHAIR. Italian Rococo style. Comprised of a silver gilt carved frame leading into ram's head arm supports H: 43" W: 28" D: 26"View additional info
Description: A FER FORGE SCROLLED IRONWORK AND MARBLE HALL TREE. H: 76" W: 51" D: 8"View additional info
Description: MIG AND TIG RUSTIC PINE DINING TABLE. Together with eight side chairs (Back height: 34") and two armchairs (Back height: 39") H: 30" x W: 108" x D: 48"View additional info
Description: A CARVED OAK CHEST ON CHEST SECRETARY. With fold down pull out writing surface. Drawers above and below H: 70" W: 43" D: 22"View additional info
Description: AN AMERICAN MAHOGANY DEMILUNE VITRINE CABINET. H: 61" W: 25" D: 13"View additional info
Description: A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE. Lower portion comprised of a fall front writing surface. Upper portion comprised of a two-door mirrored cabinet Overall: 98" x 51" x 21"
Condition Report: This piece has some noticeable water damage with light bubbling and cracking to the veneer on the top surface above the desk drawer. There is a 3" diameter section veneer missing on the surface. There is light grazing throughout. There is some lace pinned to the edge of the inside shelves. There are some other pins stuck in the wood, scattering the inside, and holes from pins. The inside also has significant scratching and the shelves have lots of dents on the edges. On the top banding, just above the top doors, there is an approximately 4" crack in the veneer on the right left corner. The thin molding on the top of both sides is also missing and the molding below the top doors has been repaired on the side. There are a few 1." diameter sections of veneer chipped off throughout the body. On the lower half of the front there are a significant amount of .25" speckles where the varnish has worn off and there appears to have been some water splashed on the surface at one point. The inside bottom drawers have significant grime and dust build up. There is a key included with this piece.View additional info and full condition report
Description: A REGENCY STYLE MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD. 20th Century. Bearing a liftop cabinet and drawers below H: 39.5" W: 78" D: 21"View additional info
Description: ROCOCO STYLE GILT BRONZE FRAME. Easel back in form 20" x 14.5"View additional info
Description: LENOX PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE. In the "Temple Blossom" pattern. Comprised of twelve dinner plates, twelve salad plates, twelve teacups and saucers, eleven bread plates, six soup bowls, and two serving bowls. Design bears gilt finishes and a floral motif Dinner plate diameter: 10.75''View additional info
Description: HEREND GUILD PORCELAIN MOTHER PANDA. 2002 Limited edition gilt and painted seated panda numbered 287/500 on underside, also bearing the Herend Guild and Smithsonian Institution stamp as well as the Herend impressed mark 6" x 4.5" x 5.5"View additional info
Description: PAIR OF FRENCH GILT BRONZE AND PORCELAIN CANDELABRUM. Each bearing six candle holders. With floral and foliate decoration H: 25''
Condition Report: These pieces have a medium amount of grime build up through out and a noticeable dripped wax build up through out. These pieces have light age appropriate wear and gilt loss. There is light bending to the to the upper stems. There is noticeable green oxidation and grime build up to the candle stick holders. There are several of the open flowers that don't have the stamen, unclear if these were removed or if this was intentional, a couple of the stamen on the both candelabras are not gilted (yellow metal). There is a medium amount of tarnish to the base section, grime build up and some .5" diameter light green oxidation spots.View additional info and full condition report
Description: LALIQUE CRYSTAL TETE DE CHEVAL. Signed "LALIQUE" along bottom edge Height: 16"
Condition Report: This piece has light oil build up from handling. There are a few light scratches to the diagonal section and some light scratches to the bottom. One of the ears appears to have been ground down on the tip - maybe an inch into the form.View additional info and full condition report
Description: DAUM PATE DE VERRE GLASS APHRODITE. Designed by M.P. DeVille Chabrolle, edition 349/475. Signed verso and marked Daum France Height: 12"View additional info