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Private Collections from Around the World at Auction

by Great Gatsby's Auction Gallery, Inc.


637 lots with images

November 23, 2013

Live Auction

5180 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.

Atlanta, GA, 30341 USA

Phone: 00 1 770 457 1903

Fax: 00 1 770 457 7250

Email: auction@greatgatsbys.com

637 Lots
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Mahogany humidor handcrafted in Italy

Lot 1: Mahogany humidor handcrafted in Italy

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Description: Humidor of bookmatched mahogany with two-tier compartmentalized interior, handcrafted in Italy, 6"h x 16"w x 12"d.

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(2) Oversized carved gilt wood tub chairs

Lot 2: (2) Oversized carved gilt wood tub chairs

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Description: Pair of oversized contemporary carved gilt wood tub chairs, in like-new condition, the hard wood frames with foliate fans at the crest and solid aprons, over fluted tapering legs, the tight backs and loose seat cushions upholstered in a yellow and white stripe fabric, 38"h x 41"w x 41"d.

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Petite mahogany leather top writing desk

Lot 3: Petite mahogany leather top writing desk

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Description: English Victorian-style petite mahogany writing desk with inset gold tooled burgandy leather top, and additional pull out writing tray, on carved legs with brass casters, 30"h x 27"w x 19"d.

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20th c. French horizontal table clock

Lot 4: 20th c. French horizontal table clock

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Description: Mid to late 20th century French horizontal table clock, the dial with Roman numeral hours chapter ring, with secondary rings for astrology and the calendar, the hour hand formed as a dragon, the minute hand formed as the sun, also a hand for lunar phases with a central earth medallion and a moon sphere, covered by a glass dome, the octagonal brass case fitted with blue glass windows and four additional clock and temperature faces, interspaced with spiral columns, maker marked on base, 5.5"h x 9"w.

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Early 20th c. marble tazza

Lot 5: Early 20th c. marble tazza

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Description: Early 20th century carved marble tazza, 11.5"h x 13" diameter.

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(4) Carved ivory Japanese Samurai warriors

Lot 6: (4) Carved ivory Japanese Samurai warriors

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Description: Grouping of four carved ivory figurines of robed Japanese Samurai warriors wielding swords, each approximately 4"h x 2.5"w x 1.5"d.

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Contemporary abstract oil on canvas, signed

Lot 7: Contemporary abstract oil on canvas, signed

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Description: Framed and matted contemporary abstract oil on canvas depicting a 3/4 view of two women flanking a bird, by Ali Golkar (Iranian-American, b. 1948), in vivid shades of orange, yellow, blue, green, and white, artist signed Ali lower left, 40"h x 30"w, overall size including frame 46.5"h x 36.5"w x 2.5"d.

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Early 20th c. German walnut regulator clock

Lot 8: Early 20th c. German walnut regulator clock

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Description: Early 20th century carved walnut German regulator clock, the arched pediment with two fully formed finials, surmounting a glass panel door flanked by turned columns with carved details, the dial with brass detailing maker marked Junghans, 35"h x 16"w x 7.5"d.

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Early 20th c. silk and Bakelite parasol, pin

Lot 9: Early 20th c. silk and Bakelite parasol, pin

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Description: Early to mid 20th century silk and Bakelite parasol and brooch or pin, the parasol with muted wine colored fabric with a geometric pattern, the red and yellow handle in the form of a bird, maker marked "F. C. & Co., Columbia, Patented Feb. 7, 1922", 25"l x 34.5" diameter, the pin crafted from red Bakelite in the shape of a fully formed bow, 1"h x 4.25"l x 1"d.

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Handwoven silk Persian rug, signed

Lot 10: Handwoven silk Persian rug, signed

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Description: Handwoven silk Persian rug, signed, 46"l x 30"w.

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19th c. American Victorian marble top table

Lot 11: 19th c. American Victorian marble top table

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Description: 19th century American Victorian oval marble top parlor table with carved oak base, 29.5"h x 34"l x 26"d.

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Tiffany Studios

Lot 12: Tiffany Studios "acorn" lamp, marked

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Description: Early 20th century Tiffany Studios bronze and leaded glass "acorn" table lamp, the domed shade with a band of acorns against a geometric ground, the bronze base in the shape of an urn raised on four legs, the shade maker marked "Tiffany Studios, New York, 1410", 23"h overall x 12" diameter.

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American Federal style carved mahogany mirror

Lot 13: American Federal style carved mahogany mirror

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Description: American Federal-style parcel gilt carved mahogany mirror with carved eagle at the crest, 38"h x 22" diam.

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(2) Chinese carved and decorated pedestals

Lot 14: (2) Chinese carved and decorated pedestals

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Description: Pair of mid 20th century carved Chinese pedestals, in an ebonized finish, hand decorated with incised designs of birds and flowering vines, on a circular base, 36"h x 14.5" diameter.

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Queen Anne style mahogany table

Lot 15: Queen Anne style mahogany table

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Description: Queen Anne style carved mahogany center table, the circular top with rounded foliate edges, the central support joining cabriole legs with acanthus decoration, terminating in ball and claw feet, 31"h x 60"diameter.

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(2) Art Deco style bronze sculptures

Lot 16: (2) Art Deco style bronze sculptures

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Description: Pair of late 20th century Art Deco style bronze figural sculptures in the form of girls in flapper dresses seated on stools, 32.5"h x 15"w x 12"d.

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(2) 19th c. English carved oak armchairs

Lot 17: (2) 19th c. English carved oak armchairs

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Description: Pair of 19th century English Jacobean style carved oak armchairs with pierced carved backs, the crestrail featuring a royal crown flanked by putti, 47"h x 27"w x 23"d.

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Zebra skin rug

Lot 18: Zebra skin rug

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Description: Zebra skin rug, full hide with mane and tail, mounted on black felt, 121"l x 71"w.

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Mahogany inlaid coffee table

Lot 19: Mahogany inlaid coffee table

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Description: Late 20th century mahogany coffee table with bands of burl and maple inlay, of asymmetrical shape with two identical forms joined together, all raised on three curved legs, 18"h x 37.5"l x 31"d.

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Oversized 20th c. litho, signed & numbered

Lot 20: Oversized 20th c. litho, signed & numbered

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Description: Oversized Modernist style limited edition lithograph under glass, "Tea Time", artist signed and numbered (Acevedo) Rafael, #101 of 150, 31"h x 48"w, overall size including frame 41"h x 60"w.

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(3) Art glass vessels

Lot 21: (3) Art glass vessels

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Description: Grouping of three contemporary blown glass vessels of ruffled shape, includes: (1) vase, 15"h x 8.25"w; (1) vase, 11.5"h x 10"w, and (1) bowl, 5"h x 9.75" diameter.

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19th c. American oak grandfather clock

Lot 22: 19th c. American oak grandfather clock

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Description: 19th century American oak tall case clock with broken arch pediment and central brass finial in the form of an American eagle, 90"h x 23.5"w x 9.5"d.

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Semi-antique hand knotted Hamadan runner

Lot 23: Semi-antique hand knotted Hamadan runner

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Description: Semi-antique hand knotted Hamadan runner, with central diamond medallion on a red ground, 164"l x 32"w (13' 8"l x 2' 8"w).

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(3) Chinese Sekwan ceramic figurines

Lot 24: (3) Chinese Sekwan ceramic figurines

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Description: Group of three exquisitely detailed mid to late 20th century Chinese Sekwan ceramic figurines, by W T Lam (Chinese, b.1963), includes: (1) seated maiden, 10"h x 5"w x 5"d; (1) maiden with parasol, 12"h x 5"w x 3"d ; and (1) seated maiden with cat, 10.5"h x 4.5"w x 6"d.

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19th c. English Jacobean-style library table

Lot 25: 19th c. English Jacobean-style library table

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Description: Mid 19th century English Jacobean-style library writing table with a parquetry inlaid top and unique canted corner shape, all raised on turned legs, 30" x 66"l x 39"d.

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Black Forest carved wood nutcracker

Lot 26: Black Forest carved wood nutcracker

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Description: Black Forest carved wood nutcracker, in the form of a gnome smoking a pipe seated within a tree trunk, terminating into the levers, 5"h x 8"l x 2"d.

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(2) Early 20th c. Sevres style lamps

Lot 27: (2) Early 20th c. Sevres style lamps

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Description: Pair of early 20th century Sevres style porcelain urns in turquoise blue with gilt accents, converted to table lamps, urns 13"h, overall height to the top of the harp 31"h.

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Parcel gilt mahogany queen size headboard

Lot 28: Parcel gilt mahogany queen size headboard

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Description: Venetian rococo style parcel gilt mahogany queen-size headboard with scrolling central arch and carved acanthus leaves, and a marquetry inlaid fan-shaped design decorating the headboard, 69"h x 77"w.

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Gilt mounted porcelain centerpiece

Lot 29: Gilt mounted porcelain centerpiece

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Description: Late 20th century gilt mounted porcelain centerpiece, the bowl decorated with hunting scenes on the exterior, the interior with a central medallion depicting a hunter and his two dogs, the rim with floral and foliate designs framed by a gilt metal reticulated edge with Greek key shaped handles, each encircled by a wreath, surmounting a round foliate foot on a square base, 14.5"h x 19.5"d, bowl diameter 15.5".

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Mahogany ladies' dressing table

Lot 30: Mahogany ladies' dressing table

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Description: Victorian-style carved mahogany ladies' dressing table, with tilt mirror, 58"h x 48"w.

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Bighorn ram bleached skull

Lot 31: Bighorn ram bleached skull

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Description: Bighorn ram bleached skull with scrolled horns, 6.75"h x 9.5"l x 10"w.

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Circa 1947 globe on stand

Lot 32: Circa 1947 globe on stand

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Description: Mid 20th century globe, made by Weber Costello Co., circa 1947, of coated paper over pasteboard with multi-colored continents and a black ocean body, the chrome plated half meridian fixed to an airplane form base, 16.5"h x 13"w, the globe 12" diameter.

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Mid 20th c. child's pedal horse and wagon

Lot 33: Mid 20th c. child's pedal horse and wagon

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Description: "Pony Express", mid 20th century child's pedal toy horse with attached wagon, 22"h x 34"l x 14"w.

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Pair of 20th c. carved marble pedestals

Lot 34: Pair of 20th c. carved marble pedestals

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Description: Pair of 20th century hand carved peach and white marble pedestals with carved floral wreaths, 28.5"h x 19" square.

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Brand new button tufted leather side chair

Lot 35: Brand new button tufted leather side chair

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Description: Side chair upholstered in button tufted oxblood leather with nailhead trim, on cabriole legs with carved shells at the knees, terminating in balll and claw feet, 42"h x 24"w x 22"d.

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Oversized waxed pine wall unit

Lot 36: Oversized waxed pine wall unit

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Description: Late 20th century 3-part breakfront style wall unit crafted of waxed pine with crown molding, recessed panel doors, and tongue-and-groove backboard, the central cabinet with double pocket doors over a similar style base cabinet, flanked by slender step-back side cabinets with three open shelves surmounting a single door, the cabinet interiors with adjustable shelving, 96.5"h x 100.5"w x 25.5"d.

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(3) Early 20th c. Bakelite bracelets

Lot 37: (3) Early 20th c. Bakelite bracelets

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Description: Grouping of three early to mid 20th century Bakelite bangle bracelets, in shades of yellow and brown, all approximately 3" diameter.

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(5) Early 20th c. Bakelite bracelets

Lot 38: (5) Early 20th c. Bakelite bracelets

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Description: Grouping of five early to mid 20th century Bakelite bangle bracelets, in shades of red, all approximately 3" in diameter.

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19th c. French Renaissance Revival hall chair

Lot 39: 19th c. French Renaissance Revival hall chair

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Description: 19th century French Renaissance Revival pierce carved walnut hall chair, the backrest with foliate adorned symmetrical scrolls surmounting opposing winged female term figures, the shaped seat over a central shell and fleur-de-lis adorned crest, flanked by similar term figures, 42.5"h x 17"w x 17"d.

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Carved oak frame

Lot 40: Carved oak frame

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Description: Early to mid 20th century carved quarter sawn oak frame, the arched pediment with a central cross flanked by rows of trefoils terminating in wings, surmounting an arched opening over a rectangular molded base, 65"h x 33"w x 6"d.

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20th c. Indo-Persian wool Serapi rug, 144

Lot 41: 20th c. Indo-Persian wool Serapi rug, 144"l

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Description: 20th century Indo-Persian hand knotted wool Serapi area rug, with a central shaped square framed by a diamond, all against a floral and foliate field, framed by a band of similar foliate and floriate designs, in shades of red, tan, and navy, 144"l x 107"w (12'l x 8' 11"w).

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19th c. English mahogany buffet

Lot 42: 19th c. English mahogany buffet

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Description: 19th century English Queen Anne-style mahogany inlaid buffet with a double bombe' front and arch top brass gallery supporting a bull's eye mirror, 66"h x 72"w x 27"d.

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Early to mid 20th c. Palissy ware charger

Lot 43: Early to mid 20th c. Palissy ware charger

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Description: Early to mid 20th century Continental Palissy style faience charger with molded and applied sea life, featuring a spider crab in high relief at center on a shard work ground, surrounded by seaweed and oysters, the reverse pierced for hanging, 2.5"h x 13" diameter.

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Two 18th c. English human anatomy engravings

Lot 44: Two 18th c. English human anatomy engravings

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Description: Two 18th century English engravings of human anatomy, circa 1750, from "Anatomia Corporum Humanorum", a Latin version by William Cowper (English, 1666-1709), each 20"h x 13.75"w, overall size including frame, 28.5"h x 38"w x 1"d.

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Mounted display of thirteen shark's teeth

Lot 45: Mounted display of thirteen shark's teeth

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Description: Mounted display of thirteen shark's teeth, arranged on red velvet, in an oval wood frame, overall size 11"h x 8.5"w x .75"d.

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(2) Piranha specimen examples

Lot 46: (2) Piranha specimen examples

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Description: Taxidermy example of a piranha, found throughout the Amazon, mounted on a rectangular wood base, 5.5"h x 7.4"l x 1.5"w; together with a bleached piranha skull, 3.5"h x 1.75w x 3"d.

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(8) Milk glass covered apothecary jars

Lot 47: (8) Milk glass covered apothecary jars

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Description: Set of 8 milk glass covered apothecary jars, from the original Pollock Bailey Pharmacy in New York City, 4.75"h x 4" diameter.

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Early 20th c. Chinese cabinet

Lot 48: Early 20th c. Chinese cabinet

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Description: Early 20th century Chinese double door cabinet with floral and foliate relief carved door panels and lower cabinet panels, with pierce carved brackets below, 41.5"h x 42.5"w x 21.5"d.

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(4) Neoclassical style side chairs

Lot 49: (4) Neoclassical style side chairs

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Description: Set of four Neoclassical-style side chairs in an ebonized finish with gilt accents and suede upholstered seats, 35"h x 18.5"w x 17"d.

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Lot 50: 55"w carved and gilt mirror

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Description: Rococo inspired carved and gilt mirror with a scrolling foliate surround against a red and black decorated frame, 44"h x 55"w x 3"d.

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