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Auction Description for Freeman's: International Sale: Antiques & Decorative Arts
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Friday, October 5th, 10am-4:30pm Saturday, October 6th, 12noon-5pm Monday, October 8th, 10am-4:30pm Tuesday, October 9th, 10am-4:30pm Wednesday, October 10th, 10am-4:30pm

International Sale: Antiques & Decorative Arts

(131 Lots)

by Freeman's

Platinum House

131 lots with images

October 11, 2012

Live Auction

1808 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA

Phone: +1 215.563.9275

Fax: +1 215.563.8236

Email: Info@freemansauction.com

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Egyptian polychrome painted carved wood shabti, new kingdom, possibly 18th dynasty, Typical form, with traces of old insect damage, pai

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Description: Egyptian polychrome painted carved wood shabti new kingdom, possibly 18th dynasty Typical form, with traces of old insect damage, painted to show cross hatching and two bands of hieroglyphics. L: 12 in. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Francois Bucher via the Collins Center for Public Policy.

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine Egyptian revival stone inlaid and polychrome decorated giltwood replica of King Tutankhamen's throne chair, circa 1928, The squar

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Description: Fine Egyptian revival stone inlaid and polychrome decorated giltwood replica of King Tutankhamen's throne chair circa 1928 The square back decorated to show the young Pharoah in a palace setting as his Queen attends him, flanked by winged sides and inlaid square seat, raised on feline legs surmounted by lion's heads and terminating in paw feet. H: 41, W: 22, D: 28 in. PROVENANCE: Property of the Reading Public Museum, sold to benefit future acquisitions.

Condition Report: Some minor loss to gilt on lions heads, otherwise good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Egyptian revival gilt metal mounted cedar armchair, circa 1928, From an original found in the tomb of Tutankamen, the rectangular pierc

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Description: Egyptian revival gilt metal mounted cedar armchair circa 1928 From an original found in the tomb of Tutankamen, the rectangular pierced back carved to show a pharoah, flanked by two columns surmounted by horus figures, the top rail and supports carved to show hieroglyphics, over curved slatted seat, raised on feline legs united by stretchers and with gilt metal struts, raised on paw feet. H: 35 1/2, W: 19 1/2, D: 20 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Property of the Reading Public Museum, sold to benefit future acquisitions.

Condition Report: A few light surface scratches. Overall very good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine Egyptian revival cedarwood, ivory, and ebony replica of the child King Tutankhamen's throne chair, circa 1928, The rectangular so

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Description: Fine Egyptian revival cedarwood, ivory, and ebony replica of the child King Tutankhamen's throne chair circa 1928 The rectangular solid back with inset ivory panels, the solid arms with inset gilt panels, flanking slatted seat, raised on animal legs terminating in lion's paw feet. H: 30, W: 16, D:15 in. PROVENANCE: Property of the Reading Public Museum, sold to benefit future acquisitions.

Condition Report: Near perfect condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Indian sandstone figure of Surasundari, 12th century or earlier, Depicted standing in tribhanga pose, with a necklace around her breast

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Description: Indian sandstone figure of Surasundari 12th century or earlier Depicted standing in tribhanga pose, with a necklace around her breasts and a sash around her waist, raised on custom wooden stand. H: 11 1/2 in., overall 14 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: The estate of Winifred S. Cheston, Philadelphia, PA.

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Continental polychrome painted carved limestone group of the Virgin and Child in Majesty, sedes sapientiae, in the early gothic style,

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Description: Continental polychrome painted carved limestone group of the Virgin and Child in Majesty sedes sapientiae, in the early gothic style Carved to show the robed Madonna and Child seated on the throne of wisdom, raised on plinth base. H: 20 in. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Francois Bucher via the Collins Center for Public Policy.

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Continental carved wood figure group of St. Anne with the Virgin and Child, 16th/17th century, St. Anne depicted standing, with Mary an

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Description: Continental carved wood figure group of St. Anne with the Virgin and Child 16th/17th century St. Anne depicted standing, with Mary and Christ in her arms, extensive traces of worm and insect damage all over. H: 27 in. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Francois Bucher via the Collins Center for Public Policy.

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French carved oak figure of the Virgin and Child, probably 14th/15th century, Carved to show the crowned and enthroned Virgin, with Chr

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Description: French carved oak figure of the Virgin and Child probably 14th/15th century Carved to show the crowned and enthroned Virgin, with Christ on her left knee, extensive traces of worm, old red and blue polychrome in recesses. H: 39, W: 16, D: 13 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Francois Bucher via the Collins Center for Public Policy.

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Fine South German carved linden wood figure of St. Catherine with Missal, mid 16th century, Depicted standing in flowing drapery, holdi

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Description: Fine South German carved linden wood figure of St. Catherine with Missal mid 16th century Depicted standing in flowing drapery, holding the book in her hands, wearing a necklace with star pendant around her neck, her hair in plaits, on later square base. H: 46 in.

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Circle of Antonio Rossellino (Italian, 1427-1479) A polychrome stucco relief of the Virgin and Child, 15th/16th century, Carved to show

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Description: Circle of Antonio Rossellino (Italian, 1427-1479) A polychrome stucco relief of the Virgin and Child 15th/16th century Carved to show the Virgin with gilt halo and in blue and red robes, holding the Christ Child in her left arm. H: 30 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Pennsylvania gentleman. Purchased at Sotheby Auction no. 4193, Dec. 8 & 9, 1978, lot 347 catalogued as "in the manner of the della Robbia workshops".

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Fine English oak hall table, late 16th/early 17th century, The twin planked top over cup-and-cover carved supports terminating on sledg

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Description: Fine English oak hall table late 16th/early 17th century The twin planked top over cup-and-cover carved supports terminating on sledge feet. H: 31 3/4, W: 105, D: 30 1/4 in. PROVENANCE: Palmer Theological Seminary, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.

Condition Report: Old scratches, marks and scuffs consistent with age and use. Possibly altered. Supports later. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Large Continental polychrome painted terracotta triptych altarpiece, possibly low countries, 19th century or earlier, In three panels,

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Description: Large Continental polychrome painted terracotta triptych altarpiece possibly low countries, 19th century or earlier In three panels, the central panel carved to show the crowned Virgin with the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove, and bursting rays above her, beside her is the motto "Ales vos avers pers et organs" flanked by a figure of a knight on one side and an apostle on the other, the two flanking panels carved to show figures of a Monk and St. John the Baptist, all under Gothic tracery, remnants of old polychrome, old Brooklyn Museum label to verso, accession number 19.68 to one corner. H: 47 1/2, W: 57 in. PROVENANCE: William H. Herriman bequest to Brooklyn Museum, 1921 (old museum label verso).

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Large English oak refectory table, 17th century or later, The single plank rectangular top over leaf, scroll, and lunette carved frieze

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Description: Large English oak refectory table 17th century or later The single plank rectangular top over leaf, scroll, and lunette carved frieze, raised on four fluted bulbous legs united by long stretchers. H: 30 1/2, W: 102 1/2, D: 28 1/2 in.

Condition Report: Old scuffs, marks, and scratches consistent with age and use. Top later. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Pair of Continental carved chestnut figures of angels, early 18th century, Carved in near mirror images, with flowing dresses and arms

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Description: Pair of Continental carved chestnut figures of angels early 18th century Carved in near mirror images, with flowing dresses and arms outstretched, old splits and traces of worm. H: 35, W: 21, D: 13 in. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Francois Bucher via the Collins Center for Public Policy.

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Fine Italian polychrome painted figure of St. Mark, 17th century, Depicted standing, with long wavy hair, wearing bright red, green and

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Description: Fine Italian polychrome painted figure of St. Mark 17th century Depicted standing, with long wavy hair, wearing bright red, green and gilt robes, holding a goblet in his left hand, his right arm outstretched, an eagle stood by his side. H: 31 in.

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Italian bronze model of a rearing horse, 16th century, possiby padua, Depicted rearing on its hind legs with its head slightly to its l

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Description: Italian bronze model of a rearing horse 16th century, possiby padua Depicted rearing on its hind legs with its head slightly to its left, raised on rouge marble plinth. Overall H: 7 1/4 in., Bronze H: 5 7/8 in. PROVENANCE: Purchased from the estate of Henry Osborne Havemeyer Frelinghuysen, philanthropist and grandson of Henry Osborner Havermeyer, art collector and founder of the American Sugar and Refining company.

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Italian bronze model of Romulus and Remus and the She Wolf, 18th century, After the Antique, on rectangular plith base, inventory numbe

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Description: Italian bronze model of Romulus and Remus and the She Wolf 18th century After the Antique, on rectangular plith base, inventory number M3405 and Royal Athena label to underside. H: 4 1/2, L: 7 in. PROVENANCE: Purchased Royal Athena Galleries, NYC, 1990.

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South German ivory figure group, the Raising of Lazarus, 17th century, Carved to show Christ with his hand touching the head of Lazarus

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Description: South German ivory figure group, the Raising of Lazarus 17th century Carved to show Christ with his hand touching the head of Lazarus as he emerges from the tomb, as astonished witnesses look on, raised on wooden plinth. H: 7 1/4 in. PROVENANCE: Purchased Sotheby's sale 3728 lot 82, February 1975. Private collection.

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English oak draw-leaf refectory table, 16th/17th century and later, The rectangular top with two draw leaves, above a foliage and scrol

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Description: English oak draw-leaf refectory table 16th/17th century and later The rectangular top with two draw leaves, above a foliage and scroll carved apron, raised on bulbous cup-and-cover legs united by stretchers. H: 32, W: 79 (closed) D: 3 3in. PROVENANCE: By descent of the estate of James Sibley Watson of Rochester, NY, friend of E.E. Cummings and husband to Hildegarde Lassel.

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Large Spanish iron mounted walnut vargueno, the top with 16th/17th century elements, the base probably 19th century, The upper section

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Description: Large Spanish iron mounted walnut vargueno the top with 16th/17th century elements, the base probably 19th century The upper section of rectangular form mounted all over with iron strap hinges and heavy iron handles to sides, the facing side with iron locks and drop handles with ornate pierced surrounds and cloth backs, opening to a series of drawers with architectural fronts and painted bone onlays, the lower section with two mitre molded drawers above two conforming cupboard doors, raised on bun feet. Total H: 59 W: 45 1/2 D: 19 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a New York lady.

Condition Report: Old scuffs, marks, and scratches consistent to age and use Traces of worm in some panels Structurally sound Rich patina Top lock intact and functional All drawer molding intact Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Louis XIV provincial cream painted chestnut buffet, early 18th century, probably breton, The simulated marble top with rounded fore-cor

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Description: Louis XIV provincial cream painted chestnut buffet early 18th century, probably breton The simulated marble top with rounded fore-corners and molded edge over conforming case enclosing frieze drawer above twin panelled cupboard doors carved to show fans and foliate elements, raised on stile feet. H: 39, W: 51, D: 25 in.

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Brussells verdue tapestry depicting the Rape of Europa, 17th century, Depicting Europa upon the back of Zeus as the bull, her arm outst

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Description: Brussells verdue tapestry depicting the Rape of Europa 17th century Depicting Europa upon the back of Zeus as the bull, her arm outstretched toward her companions, within a lush woodland setting with numerous trees, flowers etc., and a town in the background, within floral borders. H: 9 ft 5, W: 13 ft 3 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Pennsylvania lady.

Condition Report: Several areas of restoration, numerous patches to burlap backing, some areas becoming threadbare, possibly reduced in size. Row of hooks along top edge for hanging, no rod or sleeve. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Brussells verdue tapestry, 18th century, Depicting ducks in a lake with architecture behind, within rich woodland foliage, the border c

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Description: Brussells verdue tapestry 18th century Depicting ducks in a lake with architecture behind, within rich woodland foliage, the border composed of leafy scrolls and flowers. H: 98, W: 62 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Pennsylvania estate.

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Impressive Italian walnut refectory table, 17th/18th century, The large planked rectangular top over two boldly carved scroll supports

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Description: Impressive Italian walnut refectory table 17th/18th century The large planked rectangular top over two boldly carved scroll supports with caryatids to the center, united by similarly carved stretcher. H: 30, W: 93, D: 38 in.

Condition Report: Top composed of two planks,minor 1-2 mm seperation between them. 1-2 in. repair to top, with infill, max width 1 cm. Breaks into 4 sections. Pegs replaced. Overall good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine Continental carved ivory plaque, 18th/19th century, probably south german, in the manner of antonio leoni, The single section intr

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Description: Fine Continental carved ivory plaque 18th/19th century, probably south german, in the manner of antonio leoni The single section intricately carved to show a battle scene, possibly the capture of Francis I during the Battle of Pavia, with a central mounted figure leading the charge, as his soldiers carry the spoils of war, and another man in full armor is tied with ropes and his helmet removed, in conforming ebonised frame. Plaque H: 5, W: 11 3/4 in.

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Fine North Italian walnut, olivewood and line inlaid commode, venice, circa 1700 and later, The serpentine top over a conforming case o

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Description: Fine North Italian walnut, olivewood and line inlaid commode venice, circa 1700 and later The serpentine top over a conforming case of four long panelled drawers inlaid to show bellflowers within ebony and fruitwood line inlaid borders, panelled sides, the canted angles carved to show bellflowers and acanthus scrolls, raised on scroll and bellflower carved block feet. H: 43, W: 58 1/2, D: 22 3/4 in.

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Good North Italian paint decorated commode, 18th century, The faux marble top with canted corners, over conforming case enclosing three

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Description: Good North Italian paint decorated commode 18th century The faux marble top with canted corners, over conforming case enclosing three floral painted panelled drawers, raised on short cabriole legs. H: 38, W: 58, D: 23 3/4 in.

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Good Continental Vampire slaying kit, 18th/19th century and later, The heavy oak case mounted with an embossed leather panel to top, op

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Description: Good Continental Vampire slaying kit 18th/19th century and later The heavy oak case mounted with an embossed leather panel to top, opening to reveal two large crucifixes, two small crucifixes, a medallion of Christ, four small bottles containing 'Holy Water' etc., a Czech bible, a large gauntlet with dagger, a pistol with powder and shot, shot pincers, a pair of large stakes, mallet, dagger, and telescope. Case H: 7 3/4, W: 17 1/2, D: 11 1/4 in.

Condition Report: Overall good. Box possibly 18th century, components mostly c.1900. Possibly assembled in the latter part of the 20th century. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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George II black lacquered chest of drawers, 18th century, The rectangular top above three short and three graduated long drawers, raise

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Description: George II black lacquered chest of drawers 18th century The rectangular top above three short and three graduated long drawers, raised on bracket feet. The front decorated to show Chinoiserie scenes, the top and sides to show floral sprays. H: 39, W: 39 1/2, D: 21 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Estate of Winifred S. Cheston, Philadelphia, PA

Condition Report: Probably the top half of a chest on chest. Later feet. Restorations and chips to lacquer. Old scuffs, scratches and marks consistent with age and use. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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George III black lacquered tall case clock, london, joseph herring, second half 18th century, The brass face engraved

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Description: George III black lacquered tall case clock london, joseph herring, second half 18th century The brass face engraved "Joseph Herring London", the steel chapter ring with Roman numerals, seconds dial, urn and scroll cast spandrals, the hood with glazed door flanked by columns, the case and hood black lacquered and gilt painted in the Chinoiserie taste. H: 90 1/4, W: 20 3/4, D: 10 1/4 in.

Condition Report: Cracking, shrinkage and restorations to laquer. Movement not guaranteed working. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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George III green lacquered secretaire bookcase, last quarter 18th century, In two sections: the broken pediment top over twin arched do

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Description: George III green lacquered secretaire bookcase last quarter 18th century In two sections: the broken pediment top over twin arched doors (lacking panes), opening to a series of shelves, the lower section with drop down writing surface opening to a red lacquered interior with drawers and pigeon holes, above two short and two long drawers, raised on bracket feet. The whole green lacquered all over to show Chinoiserie scenes. H: 90, W: 45 1/2, D: 21 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Estate of Winifred S. Cheston, Philadelphia, PA

Condition Report: Old scuffs, marks, and scratches consistent with age and use Some minor loss and some crackling to lacquer Age splits (some restored) to upper and lower sections Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine George III mahogany kidney shaped desk, 18th century, possibly by gillows, The leather inset top with crossbanded edge, above thre

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Description: Fine George III mahogany kidney shaped desk 18th century, possibly by gillows The leather inset top with crossbanded edge, above three drawers, raised on square tapering legs terminating in spade feet. H: 29 1/2, W; 60. D: 34 in.

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George III walnut chest-on-chest, early 19th century, possibly channel islands, In two parts: the molded cornice over two short and thr

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Description: George III walnut chest-on-chest early 19th century, possibly channel islands In two parts: the molded cornice over two short and three long featherbanded drawers flanked by canted reeded edges above conforming case enclosing two short and two long graduated drawers, raised on shaped bracket feet. H: 70 1/2, W: 39, D: 20 1/4 in.

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George III mahogany breakfront bookcase, 18th century, In six parts, with three glazed cupboard sections over three conforming lower se

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Description: George III mahogany breakfront bookcase 18th century In six parts, with three glazed cupboard sections over three conforming lower sections, the central twin astragal glazed cupboard doors over twin panelled cupboard doors, flanked by single astragal glazed doors each above three graduating drawers, on plinth base. H: 92, D: 25, W: 86 in.

Condition Report: Overall good finish Old scuffs marks and scratches consistent with age Handles replaced, signs of plugged holes to drawer fronts Probably reduced in height Cornice possibly later Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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George II walnut and parcel gilt wall mirror, circa 1735, The acanthus carved broken pediment centered by acanthus scroll carved crest

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Description: George II walnut and parcel gilt wall mirror circa 1735 The acanthus carved broken pediment centered by acanthus scroll carved crest above shaped bevelled mirror plate within acanthus carved shaped frame. H: 63, W: 39 in.

Condition Report: Good color. Later plate. Overall good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Good George III mahogany night stand, circa 1765, The dished top over twin cupboard doors, above single drawer, raised on square legs.

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Description: Good George III mahogany night stand circa 1765 The dished top over twin cupboard doors, above single drawer, raised on square legs. H: 32, W: 21, D: 18 in.

Condition Report: Refinished surface Old scuffs, marks and scratches consistent with age and use Drawer converted from slide out pot drawer Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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George III ebony and satinwood line inlaid mahogany sideboard, late 18th century, The semi-circular top over central drawer above centr

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Description: George III ebony and satinwood line inlaid mahogany sideboard late 18th century The semi-circular top over central drawer above central recess with fan inlaid spandrals, flanked by two deep velvet lined drawers, flanked by two small cupboard doors, raised on fluted tapering legs terminating in spade feet. H: 34 1/2, W: 77, D: 36 in.

Condition Report: Areas of veneer loss. Significant damage to front right leg. Scratched, scuffs and marks to top. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine pair of George III satinwood, tulipwood crossbanded and marquetry inlaid knife boxes, circa 1770-1780, The hinged sloping lids cen

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Description: Fine pair of George III satinwood, tulipwood crossbanded and marquetry inlaid knife boxes circa 1770-1780 The hinged sloping lids centered by a conch shell, opening to a fitted interior, the underside of the lids inlaid to show a conch shell within featherbanded border, the fronts inlaid to simulate pilasters, original silver escutcheon and pull, raised on shaped bracket feet. H: 15 1/4, W: 9 1/4, D: 11 in.

Condition Report: Occasional scratches, marks, and scuffs consistent with age and use. Refinished surface Age splits to veneer Few minor chips to interior Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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English speckle glazed creamware stag-head stirrup cup, mid 18th century, With flattened antlers, brown-speckled all over; together wit

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Description: English speckle glazed creamware stag-head stirrup cup mid 18th century With flattened antlers, brown-speckled all over; together with a Sancai style ox-head stirrup cup. (2). H: 4 3/4 in.

Condition Report: Stag- firing crack to interior 1/4 inch chip to rim Ox- Minor fretting to rim, otherwise good condition Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Four English creamware fox-head stirrup cups, 18th/19th century, One plain with black painted collar; one brown painted with black muzz

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Description: Four English creamware fox-head stirrup cups 18th/19th century One plain with black painted collar; one brown painted with black muzzle and collar; one brown painted with gilt collar titled 'Tally Ho"; and one red painted with black muzzle. Largest H: 5 1/2 in.

Condition Report: Good condition No sign of restoration One or two tiny chips to paint and frets to rims. Light wear to gilt on "Tally Ho" cup Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Two English black basalt stirrup cups, 18th century, in the manner of wedgewood and bentley, The first in the form of a hare's head, t

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Description: Two English black basalt stirrup cups 18th century, in the manner of wedgewood and bentley The first in the form of a hare's head, the circular rim inscribed "Success to bowl away & the merry, Harriers of Newton", the interior glazed with evidence of reconstruction, apparently unmarked; together with a fox head stirrup cup, glazed interior. H: 6 1/2 in, Fox head H: 5 1/2 in.

Condition Report: Fox: Overall good condition. No visible cracks or chips. Hare: Evidince of heavy yet professional restoration. Only visible on interior of cup. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine English Derby porcelain 'Hunting Scenes' part dinner service, circa 1815, the painting in the manner of william cotton, Comprisi

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Description: Fine English Derby porcelain 'Hunting Scenes' part dinner service circa 1815, the painting in the manner of william cotton Comprising thirty-two dinner plates, each centrally painted with a different sporting scene, two covered sauce tureens with lobed underdishes, four lozenge shaped serving dishes, oval grape dish on oval foot, four square dishes, and five other serving dishes, all decorated with gilt and puce vine borders, Crown and cross baton marks in red to undersides, the plates with numeral 1 to footrim, the tureens with red numeral 22. Plate D: 9 1/4 in.

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Regency mahogany writing desk, circa 1820, The rectangular top opening to a fitted interior comprising a baize-lined ratcheted writing

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Description: Regency mahogany writing desk circa 1820 The rectangular top opening to a fitted interior comprising a baize-lined ratcheted writing surface, flanked by pen tray, wells etc., above spiral-twist supports flanking two graduating drawers with lion-mask handles, above conforming undertier, raised on brass caps and castors. H: 28, W: 21, D: 17 in.

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Good Irish Regency mahogany telescopic dumb-waiter, circa 1820, attributed to williams and gibton, dublin, With three circular tiers te

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Description: Good Irish Regency mahogany telescopic dumb-waiter circa 1820, attributed to williams and gibton, dublin With three circular tiers telescoping into one to form a side-table, above fluted and acanthus carved support raised on tripartite base and bun feet. Remants of Irish storage label to underside of one tier. H: 40 1/2, D: 21 in. (open).

Condition Report: Old scuffs, marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Overall good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine set of twelve George III mahogany dining chairs, circa 1800, in the manner of george seddon, Comprising two armchairs and ten side

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Description: Fine set of twelve George III mahogany dining chairs circa 1800, in the manner of george seddon Comprising two armchairs and ten sidechairs, the shaped wavy spindle back over scroll carved arms above shaped upholstered seat, raised on acanthus carved cabriole legs terminating in Spanish feet. Armchair H: 37, W: 23, D: 20 1/2 in.

Condition Report: One chair restored. Old scuffs, marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Overall good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Regency ebony strung mahogany sofa table, early 19th century, The shaped rectangular top with drop down side, above two drawers, raised

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Description: Regency ebony strung mahogany sofa table early 19th century The shaped rectangular top with drop down side, above two drawers, raised on shaped supports united by conforming stretcher, issuing downswept legs terminating in claw cast caps and castors. H: 29, W: 48, D: 21 1/2 in.

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George IV mahogany cellarette, circa 1830, attributed to gillows, The rectangular top with cavetto edge, opening to a series of compart

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Description: George IV mahogany cellarette circa 1830, attributed to gillows The rectangular top with cavetto edge, opening to a series of compartments fitted for bottles and ice, each with well-figured lids with ivory pulls, the panelled sides within bead-edge, raised on fluted tapering legs ending in brass caps and castors. H: 26, W: 24 1/2, D: 16 in.

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Fine George III mahogany chest of drawers, 18th century, The serpentine quarter veneered featherbanded and rosewood crossbanded top ove

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Description: Fine George III mahogany chest of drawers 18th century The serpentine quarter veneered featherbanded and rosewood crossbanded top over four graduating long drawers, raised on shaped bracket feet. H: 33, W: 42, D: 23 in.

Condition Report: Good color. Feet and hardware probably original. Refinished surface. Overall good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine George II burl walnut secretaire bookcase, 18th century, In two parts, the upper section with molded breakfront cornice over twin

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Description: Fine George II burl walnut secretaire bookcase 18th century In two parts, the upper section with molded breakfront cornice over twin mirrored cupboard doors etched to show a crown; the lower section with fallfront desk opening to reveal a series of pigeonholes and drawers, above four graduated long drawers flanked by fluted canted corners, raised on shaped bracket feet. H: 88, W: 44, D: 25 in.

Condition Report: Probably elm, not walnut. Good color. Old scuffs, marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Fine Regency eighteen inch terrestrial library globe, john and william cary, 1817, Comprised of twenty engraved gores, the cartouche re

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Description: Fine Regency eighteen inch terrestrial library globe john and william cary, 1817 Comprised of twenty engraved gores, the cartouche reading "Cary's new terrestrial globe : exhibiting the tracks and discoveries made by Captain Cook : also those of Captain Vancouver on the North West Coast of America and M. de la PeĀ“rouse on the coast of Tartary : together with every other improvement collected from various navigators and travellers to the present time... W. Cary, sold by S. & J. Duncan, Glasgow, 1817", with brass meridien ring, on stand issuing three downswept legs terminating in brass caps and castors. H: 44, D: 18 in.

Condition Report: Good, restored condition Brass meridian ring moves freely Globe moves freely Old outline color Astrological meridian possibly a facsimile, or perhaps very far under varnish Restored tears in Atlantic and to the West of Chile Small 1/4 in loss around S Pole A few scuffs/scratches to stand, otherwise fine. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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