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Auction Description for Lofty: Holiday Auction
Auction Description:
Holiday Auction
Viewing Notes:
Please call the Lofty office at (212) 784-6082 for a complete condition report.

Holiday Auction

by Lofty


16 lots with images

December 30, 2013

Timed Auction

225 West 35th Street

Suite 1100

New York, NY, 10001 USA

Phone: 646-679-6510

Email: support@lofty.com

16 Lots
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American Victorian Gilt Metal Letter Stand and Inkwell

Lot 1: American Victorian Gilt Metal Letter Stand and Inkwell

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Description: Circa 1900, unmarked. Adorned with love birds, with pen holder in the front, two inkwells and a letter slot in the back. Height: 8 inches Width: 6 inches Length: 5 1/2 inches

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Bronze Buddha Head in 15th Century Ciang Saen Style

Lot 2: Bronze Buddha Head in 15th Century Ciang Saen Style

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Description: Bronze head of Buddha. Late 19th century reproduction of classic 14-16th century Ciang Saen style Buddha, with well-defined features, straight nose, down cast eyes, defined lips, pendulous earlobes, and serene expression. Finely defined hair knots end in high ushnisha with flattened top; Country of Origin: Northern Thailand; Height: 7 inches; Width: 5 inches; Depth: 3 inches; Provenance: purchased in Bangkok, Thailand, 1988

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Pair of Chinese Portraits of an Emperor and an Empress

Lot 4: Pair of Chinese Portraits of an Emperor and an Empress

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Description: A pair of Chinese portraits of an Emperor and Empress, made in the early 20th century. The frames and portraits are carved from one piece of wood. The wood is overlaid with gesso and features lacquer, gold leaf, and polychrome details. The Emperor appears to be Tui-Tsung of the Tang Dynasty. The backs are black lacquered.

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Victorian Carved and Gilt Wood Frame, ca. 1850-70

Lot 6: Victorian Carved and Gilt Wood Frame, ca. 1850-70

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Description: Probably English, circa 1850-70; Frame measures 28 x 24 inches; Aperture (view) measures 16 x 20 inches

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Charles Sorlier (1921-1990, After Marc Chagall, CARMEN

Lot 7: Charles Sorlier (1921-1990, After Marc Chagall, CARMEN

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Description: Charles Sorlier (1921-1990) After Marc Chagall (1887-1985), CARMEN For the Metropolitan Opera (C.S. 39), 1967, signed and editioned lower right, edition no. 140/150, color lithograph with text on Arches woven paper; published by Editions of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, New York; Glazed, matted and framed; Dimensions: 40 x 26 1/8 inches; Please note, this lot comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from the Weinstein Gallery.

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Ella Fillmore Lillie (American, 1884-1972), Oil

Lot 9: Ella Fillmore Lillie (American, 1884-1972), Oil

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Description: "Woman and Children Bathing at the Water's Edge with Mountains", oil on canvas, circa 20th century, signed lower left and framed; Dimensions: 20 x 24 inches

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Native American Navajo Coral Squash Blossom Necklace

Lot 13: Native American Navajo Coral Squash Blossom Necklace

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Description: Fine Navajo squash blossom necklace, circa 1950s-1960s. Set with 18 natural coral cabochon stones set in fine silver blossom mounts, squashes, and beads; Unmarked silver will test from coin to .925 in grade; Naja pendant measures 3.5 x 3.5 inches, overall length 24 inches

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Anna Sophie Gasteiger (German, 1878-1954)

Lot 14: Anna Sophie Gasteiger (German, 1878-1954)

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Description: Anna Sophie Gasteiger (German, 1878-1954), Still Life with Flowers, mid-20th century, oil on canvas, signed lower left 'A. Gasteiger'; framed; Dimensions 19 x 25 inches

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Gean Smith (American, 1851-1928),

Lot 15: Gean Smith (American, 1851-1928), "Ida Highwood"

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Description: Gean Smith (American, 1851-1928), "Ida Highwood", oil on canvas, signed and dated 1905, set in an ornate gilt frame; Dimensions: 27 x 38 inches (sight); Provenance: the picture hung in the consignor's grandparents' home for over 50 years, inherited by consignor

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Giovanni Guidotti (Italian, 20th Century)

Lot 16: Giovanni Guidotti (Italian, 20th Century)

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Description: Giovanni Guidotti (Italian, 20th Century), Italian Coast, oil on canvas, signed lower left; Dimensions: 22 1/2 x 46 1/2 inches (sight); Note: seller believes that the painting is in original frame.

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After Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926)

Lot 17: After Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926)

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Description: After Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926), ?Dash for the Timber?, oil on canvas, a reproduction by Lou Russano, c. 1994; Width 77 in.

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Elsa Schiaperelli Costume Brooch and Ear Clips, Signed

Lot 18: Elsa Schiaperelli Costume Brooch and Ear Clips, Signed

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Description: Elsa Schiaperelli Costume Brooch and Ear Clips, signed, circa 1940 -50s, in rich iridescent golden autumn/amber hues; Brooch diameter 2 1/4 in, weight 29 grams; Each ear clip measures 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 inches, total weight 16 grams; All signed

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Peruvian Silver Tea and Coffee Service with Tray

Lot 20: Peruvian Silver Tea and Coffee Service with Tray

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Description: Peruvian sterling silver tea and coffee service, circa 1940s; Comprising: coffee pot, teapot, creamer, sugar bowl, strainer and stand, three tiny bowls, and a tray, each piece stamped INDUSTRIA PERUANA PLATA STERLINA 925 CAMUSSO; Tray dimensions: 63 x 42 cm.; Weight (in grams): coffee pot: 788g; tea pot: 785g; creamer: 227g; sugar bowl: 373g; strainer & stand: 128g; 3 tiny bowls: 79.5g; tray: 2150g; Provenance: purchased by the consignor's mother when she lived in Panama in the 1940's.

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Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Burlwood Display Cabinet

Lot 22: Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Burlwood Display Cabinet

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Description: Ormolu-mounted Mahogany Louis XVI style display cabinet with a central curved door, two glass shelves, and brass applied decorative swags, wreaths, rosettes and trim. The mahogany frame is complemented by burl-wood panels in the lower half of the cabinet. It retains its original orange velvet interior with mirrored back and original key. The cabinet was constructed between 1890 and 1910. It is in very good condition. rnrnProvenance: Inherited from the current owner's grandfather who purchased it as an antique after WWII.

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After Frederic Remington Bronze of a Cowboy

Lot 23: After Frederic Remington Bronze of a Cowboy

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Description: A Remington Bronze statue replica from the early to mid 20th century. The statue of a cowboy riding a saddled bronco, mounted on marble base. It is signed on the base "Copyright by Frederick Remington", 19" x 22" x 11". It is in excellent condition.

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After Frederic Remington

Lot 24: After Frederic Remington "The Bronco Buster"

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Description: A Remington Bronze statue replica from the early to mid 20th century. The statue is of a cowboy riding a saddled bronco, mounted on marble base. It is impressed on the base "Copyright by Frederick Remington" and with a triangle within a circle mark under the horse's tail. 17.5" x 25" x 11"

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