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Estate Antiques Fine Art & Jewelry Auction
505 lots with images
November 17, 2013Live Auction
2528 30th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL, 33713 USA
Phone: +1 727 821 1167
Fax: +1 727 821 1814
Description: TIFFANY & CO. RETICULATED STERLING RASPBERRY BASKET 1902-07: The sides pierced and engraved with fruiting raspberry vines, rim and swing handle with further cast raspberries and leaves, monogrammed handle. Approx. 11"h to handle, 11" dia. Marked Tiffany & Co, 16201 Makers 1245, 925/1000. C. Approx. 36.8 troy oz.
Condition Report: Note scratches, could use a proper cleaning.View additional info »
Description: 2 PIECE TIFFANY STERLING BOWL & BASKET: 2 pieces total to include 1) Bowl with paneled sides, marked "Tiffany & Co. Makers, Sterling Silver, 25047". 4 1/4" h. x 7 1/8". 2) 8 sided solid basket with articulated handle, marked "Tiffany & Co., 18811A Makers 2643, Sterling Silver, 925-1000, M. 2 5/8" h. x 7 1/2". Overall 32.6 troy oz.
Condition Report: Note scratches to both, especially #2.View additional info »
Description: TIFFANY & COMPANY STERLING SILVER CENTER BOWL: With flared rim, marked " Tiffany & Co, 16667F Makers 7269, Sterling Silver, 925-1000, M, 4 Pints". Measures 4 1/2" h. x 9" dia.. Approx. 31.9 troy oz.
Condition Report: Note scratches.View additional info »
Description: KIRK & SON REPOUSSE STERLING PITCHER: Floral repousse design with high arched handle and footed base. Marked on base "S. Kirk & Son, Sterling, 26F, Hand Decorated". Measures 12" h. x 9", approx. 41.0 troy oz.
Condition Report: Could use a proper cleaning.View additional info »
Description: MONTELATICI, Giovanni, (Italian, 19th C.-1930): Pietra Dura Plaque of a Monk, 7" x 5", signed lower right, also signed verso Arte Musiva, Firenze, surrounded by a beige stone border(with several cracks, encased in period frame, sandwiched between glass, 12" x 8 1/2". Literature: A.M. Massinelli, The Gilbert Collection-Hardstones, London, 2000. The Florentine artist Giovanni Montelatici (d. 1930) is often credited with revitalising the skill of 'painting'in pietre dure, an art which had fallen into a steady decline since the mid-19th century. In 1898, Montelatici went into business with Galileo Chini (d. 1857), an artist from Mugello, near Florence, and the two men exhibited jointly at the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle, winning a gold medal for their large table inlaid with a scene of the Annunciation. Following the success in Paris, Montelatici established a large workshop on the Via Arnolfo, known as La Musiva, appointing Chini as its artistic director. The business flourished during the early decades of the 19th Century, when Montelatici was joined by his two sons, Mario and Alfonso, and when foreign buyers were plenty. Inspired by the paintings and subject matter of the Tuscan Macchiaiolo School and Southern Italian artists, production encompassed a wide variety of themes, with particular emphasis on scenes of domesticity and rural life. It is interesting to note a very similar plaque by Fernando Chisio (b.1908) who was a notable pupil of Giovanni Montelatici, in A.M. Massinelli, The Gilbert Collection-Hardstone, London, 2000, page 178. The plaque is of similiar size and depicts two boys, one holding a similar jar but with a caught frog.View additional info »
Description: EDWARDIAN BONNET TOP CURIO DISPLAY CABINET: Carved and shaped top gallery over curved top glass door. Lower glass door with 3 internal wood shelves. Overall measures 73" h. x 30" x 14 1/2".View additional info »
Description: FRENCH CARVED SIDE CABINET: Carved all over, shaped top over 2 doors over 2 drawers. Open lower shelf with turned supports, shaped skirt. 65 3/4" h. x 51 1/2" x 19".View additional info »
Description: ALVIN FRENCH SCROLL STERLING FLATWARE: Service for 12, approx. 67 pieces in the French Scroll pattern by Alvin Silver to include 12 forks (7 1/4"), 12 salad forks (6 3/4"), 12 teaspoons (6", one damaged), 12 soup spoons (6 3/8"), 12 hollow knives (8 7/8"), master butter knife (6 7/8"), 3 serving spoons (8 3/8"), pierced serving spoon (8 3/8"), meat fork (7 1/2"), sugar scoop (6"). Sold with silver chest, 3 3/4" h. x 15 3/4" x 10 1/2". Approx. 74.1 troy oz.View additional info »
Description: MAGNIFICENT PR OF MONUMENTAL FRENCH SARREGUEMINES ORMOLU MOUNTED OIL LAMPS: Converted to covered urns retaining the original oil fonts. These late 19th century metal mounted ovoid form urns are decorated in floral gilt motifs on a cobalt body with pierced collar and large lion masqueron handles. The body mounted on a lion footed plinth and is impressed with mark & numbers underside of vase, 215, Sarreguemines, 1492. 32 1/2''hView additional info »
Description: PAIR ROCOCO STYLE CARVED WOOD & COMPOSITE PEDESTALS: 20th century production in a classic Rococo style with shaped top, acanthus leaf capital, twist shaft with applied gilt foliate design, round base with applied scroll decoration. 48 1/2'' x 13'' x 13''.
Condition Report: Wear to gilt, repair to one leaf.View additional info »
Description: FIGURAL ITALIAN FINE SILVER SHELL BOWL: Featuring putti playing a lute, reticulated foliate scroll rim, fluted bowl. Marked with 800 mark on rim, illegible Italian silversmiths mark. Measures 6" h. x 12 3/4" x 12 1/4". Approx. 27.6 troy oz.View additional info »
Description: STERLING RETICULATED BASKET: Articulated handle, reticulated body with embossed medallion featuring a maiden with a basket of flowers and a lamb. Marked on base Sterling 930. Overall measures 9" h. x 12" x 10 1/4". Approx. 31.7 troy oz.View additional info »
Description: ALABASTER BUST OF A YOUNG GIRL SIGNED SCHEGGI: The girl is wearing a bonnet with a rose pinned to it, she has her head down, measuring 14" h. x 12" w. x 6" d, incised signature verso C. Scheggi e Fratelli Settignano Firenze, sold with a speckled green beveled marble plinth 4" h. 33.5 lbs.
Condition Report: Scattered abrasions throughout, chip to underside of left shoulder, needs cleaning. There has been a repair to the brim of her hat and to the base of plinth.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: GORHAM STERLING REPOUSSE CENTER BOWL / FERNER: Large centerpiece featuring rams head at either end, repousse foliate scroll and semi nude maidens motif. Reticulated footed base, metal flower frog insert. Marked with Gorham hallmarks, Sterling, A12649, 1924 date mark. Monogrammed. Overall 10" h. x 13 1/4" x 8". Approx. 45.2 troy oz.View additional info »
Description: NISAN FIGURAL SILVER CENTERBOWL: Large centerbowl with figural putti holding birds at either end, embossed floral and geometric designs on sides and footed base. Marked on base "Nisan, First Class, 925". Measures 11 1/2" h. x 16" x 7 3/4", approx. 56.2 troy oz inclusive, marked 925 however silver content not guaranteed.
Condition Report: Sides appear to bent inward slightly, could use a proper cleaning. Green tarnish to figures, may not be silver.View additional info »
Description: MAGNIFICENT VARGUENO CABINET ON STAND: Rich in architectural detail, this piece exhibits a seldom seen mastery in cabinet making of rosewood and ebony woods with simulated red tortoise shell inset panels and boule inlays to drawer fronts, doors and columns. The block front upper cabinet with pierced ornate ormolu gallery to three sides and 8 drawers featuring figural hybrid escutcheons and thick center door with figural ormolu depicting Heracles (Hercules) killing the Nemean lion for Eurystheus, king of Mycenae. This massive, boulle inlaid center door opens to a mirrored "room " of unbelievable detail with columns and parquetry inlaid floor. The upper cabinet rests on six feet, each foot with five metal talons clasping a round wooden bun. The six legged barley twist stand has three faux drawers to frieze with escutcheons and faux tortoise shell insets to match the upper cabinet. Upper cabinet 30" tall x 48" x 20". Lower Stand measures 32.5" tall x 53" x 20".View additional info »
Description: VARGUENO CHEST ON CHEST: With drawers and recesses having inlay bone with delicate painting and generous gilding. The upper cabinet of 21 drawers, iron side bales and gilded bun feet. The lower cabinet has 2 drawers over 2 doors decorated in the same manner. Upper cabinet measures approx. 24.5" x 40" x 16". Lower, 33" high x 41" x 16.5".View additional info »
Description: 14K TIFFANY & CO FREE FORM BANGLE WRISTWATCH: 14K yellow gold freeform bangle contains a mechanical wristwatch in running order. The watch face is signed: Tiffany & Co. Reverse of watch is numbered 14138. Locking closure with figure eight safety clasp. Weight: 100.6 gramsView additional info »
Description: F. BARBEDIENNE BRONZE AFTER THE ANTIQUE WINGED VICORY OF SAMOTHRACE: Approximately 7 ¼" h., x 6" w, affixed to a polished marble plinth 2 3/4" h., incised foundry mark. The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a 2nd-century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since 1884, it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world. H.W. Janson described it as "the greatest masterpiece of Hellenistic sculpture. (Wikipedia)
Condition Report: Overall wear normal for a piece this age, small chip to back left lower corner of plinth and several minor scattered flea bites.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: DORE BRONZE EAGLE "PORTE-MONTRE" (WATCH HOLDER): The Eagle is affixed to a bronze and variegated marble column, the actual bronze measures 3" h. x 12" w., overall height with column 9" h., no signature or foundry mark, probably 1st half of the 20th Century.View additional info »
Description: DECO PLATINUM WEDDING SET: Retro Deco platinum engagement ring and wedding band. The central diamond is an approx. .70 Ct old European round cut diamond rated VS2 clarity and k color. This setting and the band have an additional 13 round brilliant diamonds totaling approx. .50 Ct., VS and G-H color. All prong set. Size 4.5 Weight 6.6 grams. Sold with current Atlanta Gemological GIA graduate's appraisal for $4,750.View additional info »
Description: EXCEPTIONAL ILLEGIBLY SIGNED STILL LIFE PAINTING OF LILACS: Oil/Canvas, 18 3/4" x 22 1/4", signed lower right, encased in fine gilded and carved foliate motif frame 25" x 28 1/2" x 2".
Condition Report: Needs cleaning, several minor abrasions lower right near signature and several punctures in the mid to upper margin.View additional info »
Description: EDWARDIAN SIDEBOARD OR BACKBAR: Architectural pediment, paneled back with carved decoration and 4 beveled glass mirrors, single open shelf with turned supports. Base with 4 drawers over 2 doors with central open storage. Overall measures 86" h. x 78 1/4" x 24 3/4".
Condition Report: Wear consistent with age and use, several repairs.View additional info »
Description: LARGE RUSKIN POTTERY GINGER JAR: Ca. 1916. West Smethwick, England. Deep purple luster glaze. Approx. 10'' tall. Impressed ''Ruskin Pottery England 1916''.View additional info »
Description: 4 DE PORCELEYNE FLES DELFT TILES: Arts & Crafts period tiles to include peacock, reindeer or elk, crows, Dutch outdoor landscape with windmill. Each marked with bottle TL and Delft. 4 1/2'' x 4 1/2''.View additional info »
Description: JAMBOR, Lajos (Louis), (Hungarian-American, 1884-1955): ''Under the Arch'', Young Maiden Fetching Water from the Well with Village in the Distance, Oil/Canvas laid down on wood panel 25 1/2'' x 21'', signed lower left, encased in superb period carved and gilded nouveau motif gesso frame with minor wear 34'' x 29 1/2''.
Condition Report: Oil on Canvas is laid down on wood, there is stretcher bar wear extending from top to bottom in the right margin, paint fleck upper left corner, and craquelure in the blue sky, needs cleaning and attention.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: FRISCH, Johann Christoph, (Dutch, 1738-1815): Dutch Harbor Village, Oil/Canvas, 10 1/8" x 14 1/8", encased in carved and gilded gesso frame with wear, overpaint and some missing gesso, 16 1/8" x 20" x 2".
Condition Report: Scattered craquelure throughout, small repair to an older puncture, needs cleaning, stretcher bar wear.View additional info »
Description: FRENCH MAHOGANY BUFFET SIDEBOARD: Shaped top with 3 paneled glass doors, single interior shelf, carved and shaped supports. Beveled glass mirror backsplash. Base with 2 drawers over 2 doors with carved decoration. Overall measures 86 1/2" h. x 53 1/4" x 22 1/2".
Condition Report: Scratches to top, other wear consistent with age and use.View additional info »
Description: SIGNED HEREKE SILK CARPET 3'6" X 5': A rarely seen, extremely fine and absolutely gorgeous rug in a prayer rug form of asymmetrical design. It has a vase of flowers of a very unique design, the base of the vase having a striped design of salmon red and beige and the upper vase having beige with salmon, peach, and beige and ivory highlights. The piece features a stylized tree of life that has many different types of flowers and leaves that are of a feathery appearance, all on a midnight blue field. The top corners of the prayer niche of the mihrab are in a burgundy or cranberry color with two toned beige, yellow, and gray highlights of stylized flowers. The main border has a cranberry colored field with alternating palmettes and stylized leaves and sprays of flowers. There is a signature cartouche on the top right hand corner of the last guard border. Approx 35-45 yrs old.View additional info »
Description: EDWARDIAN DIAMOND EARRINGS: 14K yellow gold ear wires. First earring with one old European round cut diamond, approx. 1.10 Ct., I1 and G color. Second earring with an old European round cut diamond, .95 Ct, SI2 and I color. Total diamond weight 2.05 Ct. Prong set. Wire closures. Weight 2.0grams. Sold with current Atlanta Gemological GIA graduate's appraisal for $8,500.View additional info »
Description: EDWARDIAN DIAMOND BROOCH: 14K yellow gold open scroll work brooch with 15 old European round cut totaling approx. 1.55 Ct., rated VS1-VS2 in clarity and H-J color. Length 2.5". Weight 12.2 grams. Sold with current Florida Diamond Appraisers GIA graduates appraisal for $5450.View additional info »
Description: VENETIAN PAINTING OF PIAZZA SAN MARCO SIGNED LUGER: Oil/Board, 6" x 12 ½", signed lower right AUG. Luger, titled verso in German, painted frame 10 ¼" x 16 1/2".
Condition Report: Needs cleaning.View additional info »
Description: 1880'S FRENCH LOUIS XV STYLE WALNUT MARBLE TOP SIDEBOARD: Carved and shaped crest over single shelf, marble backsplash and top. Base with 2 drawers over 2 carved wood doors, shaped skirt. 67 1/2" h. x 46 1/2" x 20".View additional info »
Description: CARVED DINING TABLE WITH 10 CHAIRS: Shaped top, carved legs, stretcher and lower finial. Table measures 29" h. x 50 1/2" x 45 1/2". 3 unfinished leaves, 19". Sold with 10 side chairs with shaped backs and burgundy leather tacked backs and seats. Chairs measure 37" h. x 20" x 18 1/2".
Condition Report: Several deep scratches to top, other wear consistent with everyday use.View additional info »
Description: VICTORIAN CARVED SIDEBOARD: 2 drawers with carved fronts over 2 doors with applied carved decoration. Turned full columns , bun feet. 38 1/2" h. x 55" x 23 3/4".
Condition Report: Several deep scratches to top, other wear consistent with everyday use.View additional info »
Description: CARVED FRENCH LINEN PRESS: Top with carved crest over 2 doors with foliate scroll decoration, 2 interior shelves. Base with 2 drawers over 2 doors, single interior shelf, carved and shaped styles, shaped skirt. Overall measures 88 1/4" h. x 58 1/2" x 20".View additional info »
Description: PERSIAN NAIN? SILK CARPET SILVER METALLIC THREAD, 3'5" X 4'6": An extremely fine rug in a prayer format with a white ground that has two aqua turquoise vases, each with a paisley or a boteh coming from it. The interior of each boteh is woven with what appears to be silver metallic thread along with the silk flowers and palmettes in the center of it and flowers around the trim of it. This is an asymmetrical rug with a pendant type large turquoise medallion that has cranberry highlights and some pale yellow with sprays of flowers. The rest of the field is covered with sprays of different types of flowers and birds, some are sitting, others ready to take flight. The corners of the top of the main field are cranberry color with vines and scrolling flowers in the design. The turquoise border has an alternating design of birds and palmettes with little sprays of flowers around them. There is also metallic thread found in some of the guard borders. The signature cartouche can be found at the top middle of the final guard border of this phenomenal rug. The rug is in very fine condition.View additional info »
Description: SET OF 6 COUNTRY FRENCH CHAIRS: Shaped and carved splats, rush seats, shaped front legs and stretchers. 35 1/2" h. x 17 1/4" x 16".View additional info »
Description: SET OF 8 ENGLISH LYRE BACK DINING CHAIRS: 2 arm and 6 side chairs, shaped backs with center carved lyre and inlaid decoration. Shaped legs, striped upholstery. Arm chairs measure 33 1/2" h. x 20 3/4" x 20 1/2".
Condition Report: In need of new upholstery.View additional info »
Description: GAULEY, Robert, (American, 1875-1943): Joan of Arc, After Giorgione, OIL/Canvas/laid down on board, 34 1/4" x 29", signed lower left, Florence, dated 1892, marked verso, modern frame, 43" x 37 1/4".
Condition Report: Laid down on board, scattered repairs to tears, several visible abrasions, sold as is.View additional info »
Description: ITALIAN MARKET PAINTING SIGNED PASINI: Oil/Canvasboard, 19 1/2" x 27", signed lower left, encased in carved and painted frame 25 1/2" x 33 1/4".View additional info »
Description: PLATINUM ART DECO 7.16 CTW DIAMOND WATCH: Ladies dress watch bracelet with 12 old European round cut diamonds, 5.34 Ct, and 84 round Swiss cut diamonds, 1.82 Ct. Rated G-K color and VS-SI2 in clarity. The cartouche shaped watch case is American Watch Co. Ca. 1920-1925. The bracelet is later. The current movement is quartz; watch is sold with the original works. Case is inscribed ''Alice M.S.Cant''. Length 7''. Sold with 2007 Atlanta Gemological GIA graduate's appraisal for $24,500.View additional info »
Description: DIAMOND DAISY CHAIN NECKLACE; 18K white gold necklace of 14 diamond encrusted flowers alternating with bezel set diamonds. TOTAL diamond weight is approx. 8.45 Ct. The 248 diamonds are round single, Swiss, Old European and Old mine cut, measure 1.25 mm-3.20 mm. Length 16" Weight 27.6 grams. Sold with current Florida Diamond Appraisers GIA graduates appraisal for $16,450.View additional info »
Description: EARLY 19TH C WALNUT DISPLAY CABINET: Elaborate carvings under the glass doors. Mirror back interior with a single glass shelf. Acquired from a pre demolition Tiffany shop in New York city. 78 1/4" h. x 52 1/4" x 20 1/2".View additional info »
Description: LALIQUE ANTINEA NUDES VASE: Circa 1970's, features 4 green glass nude women on sides at base. sigend Lalique, France. Measures 8" h. x 11".
Condition Report: Chip to two feet and tiny ding to side.View additional info »
Description: LALIQUE BAGATELLE BIRD VASE: Signed on base Lalique, France. 6 3/4" h. x 5" dia.View additional info »
Description: 20TH C FRENCH LOUIS XV STYLE BUREAU PLAT WRITING DESK: The shaped top with inset tooled leather above a frieze fitted with three drawers having gilt metal banding, the sides mounted with ormolu caryatid masks and acanthus on each leg ending in scrolled sabots raised on cabriole legs. 32 3/4" h. x 70" x 31 1/2".View additional info »
Description: 19TH CENTURY GILT METAL 12 LIGHT CHANDELIER: Gilt metal base with crystal drops, prisms and garland. 12 electric lights. Approx. 39" h. x 23".View additional info »
Description: PAINTED SILK FAN IN FRAME: Neo-Classical paint decorated motif including cherubs, maiden, floral garland and bird. Framed in carved gilt wood frame, overall measures 19 1/2" x 25 1/4" x 2 1/4".
Condition Report: Spotting to fan, not examined out of frame. Loss of gilt to frame.View additional info »
Description: ITALIAN MARQUETRY INLAID LADIES WRITING DESK: Shaped top with 3 central drawers, serpentine front, shaped legs with ormolu mounts on front feet. Floral marquetry inlay all over with musical instrument on writing surface.View additional info »