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Auction Description for John Moran: Decorative Art, Modern, Native American
Viewing Notes:
Prospective bidders may preview all lots offered in person at sale location: Pasadena Convention Center (lower east side), 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101. Sale preview begins at 12.00 p.m. and continues throughout sale.
Sale Notes:
www.johnmoran.com

Decorative Art, Modern, Native American

by John Moran Auctioneers


194 lots with images

February 5, 2013

Live Auction

300 East Green Street

Lower Level, East Side, Euclid St.

Pasadena, CA, 91101 USA

Phone: +1 626.793.1833

Fax: +1 626.798.2079

Email: info@johnmoran.com

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A George III sterling silver serving dish

Lot 1001: A George III sterling silver serving dish

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Description: 1826, Dublin, mark of Edward Power, the circular domed cover engraved with a coat of arms and surmounted by a finial in the form of a wolf's head wearing a collar suspending a ring, and with a gadrooned border to underside, over a shallow body with gadrooned rim flanked by gadrooned foliate-sheathed handles, together with a later, associated and unmarked removable divider, 6.5'' H x 15.25'' W x 11.5'' D, 55.5 oz troy tw approximately, est:$1500/2000 Note: The engraved crest, reputedly that of the Tighe-Bunbury family of Wickmore, Ireland, bears the motto ''Summum nec metuam diem nec optem'' (''May I neither dread nor desire the last day''). *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Generally good condition. General marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Interiors of both body and cover with heavier scratches and tiny dings and pitting throughout. Marked to cover and body. Divider associated and unmarked, as stated, and untested; appears to be sterling silver. Divider not included in weight; silver content of divider unknown and not guaranteed.

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A George III sterling silver tea caddy

Lot 1002: A George III sterling silver tea caddy

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Description: 1782, London, mark of John Denziloe, the oval body repousse and chased with floral garlands centered to back and front with vacant oval reserves suspended by bowknots within wavy borders, the hinged lid chased with conforming garlands and borders and surmounted with an urn-form finial, 4.35'' H x 5.125'' W x 4'' D, 14.4 oz troy approximately, est:$500/1000 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. General marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. One minor, pin-point size ding to front. A slight depression to top of front corresponding to lock. Lacking key. Marked on underside of body only.

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A Victorian sterling silver & glass decanter

Lot 1003: A Victorian sterling silver & glass decanter

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Description: 1860, Birmingham, maker's mark of Elkington & Co, the grape cluster finial atop a hinged lid over an attenuated, faceted neck on a globular body encircled by a collar of grape vines connected to the lid by a floral-decorated clasp, marked to underside of clasp, to hinge and to collar, 11.5'' H x 5.25'' Dia., est:$600/900 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. Marks, scratches, rubbing, tarnishing and polish residue to silver elements. The glass a deep ruby color, with a few minute shallow chips to rim of neck and several minor nicks to high points scattered throughout body.

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A .950 coffee pot and sterling jug & bowl, Ensko

Lot 1004: A .950 coffee pot and sterling jug & bowl, Ensko

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Description: Circa 1950, an assembled service, comprising: a coffee pot with maker's mark and ''Ensko / New York'' and ''950 / 1000 / Fine Silver'', further stamped ''2525'', the domed hinged lid with turned finial over a spreading cylindrical body with swan's neck spout and scrolled wooden handle (8.25'' H x 7.75'' W x 4'' W) (gross weight: 20.1 oz troy approximately); a creamer marked ''Ensko / New York'' and ''Sterling'', further stamped ''1700'', the pear-shaped body with scrolled handle on a spreading circular foot (3.375'' H x 3.5'' W x 2.125'' D'') (3.3 oz troy approximately); and a waste bowl marked ''Ensko / New York'' and ''Sterling'', further stamped ''1717'', the circular body on a spreading circular foot (2.125'' H x 3.5'' Dia.) (2.8 oz troy approximately); 3 pcs, est:$600/900 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Generally good condition. General marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. The coffee pot with rubbed wear and some fading to finish of handle.

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A Louis Philippe silver-plate tureen, C. Balaine

Lot 1005: A Louis Philippe silver-plate tureen, C. Balaine

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Description: Second quarter 19th century, Paris, maker's marks 'C. Balaine / No. 91 / Faubg. Du Temp.'' and ''C.B. / Double'' with an insect (Charles Balaine, active 1829 - circa 1840), further marked ''10E.'', the gadrooned acorn finial over an oval domed cover with gadrooned border over a conforming body flanked by scroll handles, raised on a spreading pedestal, 12'' H x 15'' W x 8.5'' D, est:$500/700 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. General marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Several tiny dings and a shallow pea-sized indentation to finial. Bottom edge of foot with a few scattered dings and some slight separation of plate from base metal, and visible rivets. Marked to underside of base only.

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A Louis Philippe .950 silver chocolate pot

Lot 1006: A Louis Philippe .950 silver chocolate pot

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Description: Circa 1840, Paris, mark of Jean Francois Veyrat (active 1832 - 1840), Minerva first standard mark, the domed hinged lid with knop finial over the pear-shaped body with short covered spout and downswept ebonized wood handle, on a stepped circular foot, 7.25'' H x 7'' W x 4.24'' D, gross weight: 14.5 oz troy approximately, est:$300/500 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. General marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. A few scattered tiny dings. Some fading and rubbed wear to finish of handle, and a shallow .25'' long gouge to top of handle. Marked on lid, body and foot.

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19th Century French Orientalism, H. Garnier

Lot 1007: 19th Century French Orientalism, H. Garnier

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Description: 'Tunis'', signed lower right: H. Garnier, numbered verso: #30, oil on panel, 7'' H x 12.25'' W, est:$800/1200 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Minor frame abrasion along the upper edge. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.

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Karl  Kauffmann  (1843-1905 French)

Lot 1008: Karl Kauffmann (1843-1905 French)

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Description: ''Fishing Boats near Dieppe'', signed and dated lower left: L. Perla 902, titled on a partial gum label affixed to the stretcher, oil on canvas, 13'' H x 25'' W, est:$700/1000 Note: The artist Karl Kauffmann signed with as many as 40 various pseudonyms including 'L. Perla'. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Two very small indentations with losses in the left center on the body of the largest boat. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.

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Willibald  Wex  (1831-1892 German)

Lot 1009: Willibald Wex (1831-1892 German)

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Description: Marsh landscape at sunset, signed lower right: Willibald Wex, oil on canvas laid to canvas, 16'' H x 31.5'' W, est:$1000/1500 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Craquelure and crazing throughout. Dots of loss due to frame abrasion along the left edge and in the lower right corner. Blacklight: Scattered touch-up along the four edges with some larger 2-3'' areas of touch-up in the upper left, lower right and along the lower edge. A few other scattered spots of touch-up in the landscape.

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A Hutschenreuther porcelain plaque after Murillo

Lot 1010: A Hutschenreuther porcelain plaque after Murillo

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Description: Circa 1900, Selb, Bavaria, impressed verso with monogram ''CMHR'' within a circle and further impressed ''3'', depicting the Madonna and child after Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1618 - 1682 Spanish), oval-shaped within a carved wood easel-back frame, overall 9.25'' H x 6.75'' W, est:$700/900 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: The plaque in good condition. The frame with rubbed wear, cracks, and losses.

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A Berlin KPM porcelain plaque, Carl Meinelt

Lot 1011: A Berlin KPM porcelain plaque, Carl Meinelt

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Description: Late 19th century, impressed scepter and ''KPM'' mark, further impressed ''H'' and incised ''12. 9 3/4'', signed lower left ''C- Mlt'' (Carl Meinelt active 1860-1882), depicting a maiden seated beside a stream in a grassy landscape with a Roman temple in the distance, within a giltwood frame, overall: 20.75'' H x 18.25'' W x 2.5'' D; the plaque only: 12.5'' H x 10'' W x 0.25'' D, est:$4000/6000 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Very good condition overall. The plaque with only light marks commensurate with age. Colors bright. The frame 19th century, with general marks and scratches commensurate with age. Rubbed wear to gilding revealing red bole. Scattered minor chipped losses and shrinkage cracks.

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A William & Mary style inlaid jewelry chest

Lot 1012: A William & Mary style inlaid jewelry chest

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Description: Late 19th century, banded with various woods including oak, satinwood, rosewood and ebony over oak and pine secondary wood, the rectangular hinged lid opening to reveal a deep compartment with a removable divided tray, above two short drawers and one long drawer over a molded apron raised on brass ball feet, 10.5'' H x 8.75'' W x 5.75'' D, est:$500/700 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. General marks, scratches, rubbed wear and minor nicks commensurate with age and use. A .75''-long loss to veneer on lower left front. Repairs and buckling to veneer. Sun-fading to top and rear. Upper compartment and tray with later green felt lining. Lacking key.

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French patinated bronze & marble clock garniture

Lot 1013: French patinated bronze & marble clock garniture

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Description: Late 19th / early 20th century, retailed by J.B. Marchand, comprising a mantle clock and a pair of three-light candelabra; the clock marked to dial ''J.B. Marchand / Rue Richelieu 57 / Paris'' and to movement ''Vor Dewint Her/ 102 / a Paris'', the bronze inscribed ''Gechter'' and ''J.B. Marchand'', the candelabra unmarked; the clock with a circular dial with blue enamel Roman numerals within a shaped oblong case surmounted by a figure of St. John holding a quill and book, seated beside an eagle on a naturalistic base; the candelabra each with a central light with urn-form nozzle with removable cap, over three J-form candlearms issuing from a tapering, lobed stem supported by three cherubim-headed scrolls on a shaped triangular base; 3 pcs, the clock overall: 19.5'' H x 14'' W x 7.25'' D; the candelabra each: 23.25'' H x 8'' Dia., est:$2000/3000 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. General marks, scratches, and rubbing commensurate with age and use. Marble base of clock with minor nicks along edges. A restoration to top left corner of marble base and to metal band in same area measuring 2'' x 2''. Clock movement appears complete. Working condition of clock unknown and not guaranteed.

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A Renaissance Revival carved oak partner's desk

Lot 1014: A Renaissance Revival carved oak partner's desk

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Description: Late 19th / early 20th century, with rectangular top with an inset gilt-tooled red leather writing surface above three frieze drawers and three further drawers to each pedestal, opposed by three frieze drawers and two paneled cupboards, the whole elaborately decorated on all sides with masks, figures and linenfold panels, early 20th c., 31'' H x 91'' W x 48'' D, est:$1000/2000 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Generally good condition. General marks, scratches and wear commensurate with age and use. A few scattered minor losses to timber. One mask lacking nose. Wear to legs. Leather top with indentations and a 1'' rubbed loss to surface. Gilt decoration of leather bright with minor fading to center of each side. Lacking mounting screws for top. Lacking locks to pedestal drawers and cupboard doors. Frieze drawers all with replaced later locks. No key. Finish apparently original.

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A Renaissance Revival bookcase attrib. Horner

Lot 1015: A Renaissance Revival bookcase attrib. Horner

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Description: Late 19th / early 20th century, unsigned, attributed to RJ Horner, of carved mahogany, the serpentine cornice with concealed central drawer over two urn-form balusters flanked by griffins before a recess with a mirrored backplate, above three hinged glazed doors opening to cupboards fitted with adjustable shelves, raised on square feet, 71'' H x 81.25'' W x 14'' D, est:$5000/7000 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Generally good condition. General marks, scratches and wear commensurate with age and use. A repaired break to wing of one griffin. With twelve shelves. With key.

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Two Milanese ebonized & inlaid side chairs

Lot 1016: Two Milanese ebonized & inlaid side chairs

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Description: Late 19th century, each ornately carved and inlaid with bone and mother-of-pearl, with seat in a geometric pattern and with splat depicting a figure in Renaissance style costume; the first incised to underside ''XIIII'', depicting a gentleman; the second incised to underside ''XI'', depicting a lady; 2 pcs, each 46.5'' H x 18.75'' W x 17'' D, est:$800/1200 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Seat heights: 18.5''. Each: Inlay intact. General marks, scratches, nicks and shrinkage cracks commensurate with age and use. Scattered minor losses to carved elements and abraded losses to front edges of seats. Separation between joints, particularly between seats and stiles; would benefit from tightening. The first: the spat with a wide shrinkage crack running entire length through center and a 1''-wide crack through one side, a nicked loss to rear of one finial and a small loss to veneer of top side of seat. The second: a repair to crest with glue drips evident.

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Paolo Fidanza, a bound collection of engravings

Lot 1017: Paolo Fidanza, a bound collection of engravings

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Description: 'Continuazione Delle Teste Scelte Di Personaggi Illustri In Lettere, E in Armi...'', printed 1762 - 1763, Rome, comprising two volumes bound together in one folio, each volume containing 36 full-page black and white engravings depicting heads of figures in the murals in the Vatican Palace stanze by Raphael (1483 - 1520) and others, also with vignettes to title pages, with later marbleized paper-covered boards and leather spine with gilt-tooled decorations, the album overall, 19'' H x 15'' W x 1.25'' D, est:$1000/2000 Note: The frontispieces of each volume titled: ''Continuazione / Delle / Teste Scelte / Di Personaggi Illustri In Lettere, E in Armi / Cavate gia' dall'Antico, o dall' Originale / e Dipente Nel Vaticano / Da / Rafaello D'Urbino / e da Altri Valenti Pittori / Ora Esattamente Disegnate, e Incise in Rame / Secondo la Loro Grandezza / da Paolo Fidanza / Pittore e Incisore Romano'' (Continuation of the Selected Heads of Illustrious Figures in the Arts and in Arms Extracted from the Antique, or from the Original, and Painted in the Vatican by Raphael of Urbino and by Other Talented Painters, Now Exactly Drawn and Engraved in Copper According to their Size by Paolo Fidanza, Painter and Engraver in Rome); Volume I dated 1762; Volume II dated 1763. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Each page: 18.75'' x 14.25''. Dimensions of plates vary, ranging between 17.25'' x 13'' (largest) and 10'' x 7'' (smallest). Good condition overall. All 72 engravings present and untrimmed. Impressions dark and crisp. Most pages with foxing, ranging from light to heavy. A 1.25'' tear to margin of plate 22 of Vol. II, repaired with clear tape- does not affect plate. A 1'' tear to flyleaf. Plate 24 of Vol. II with a small later pencil sketch. Notes and annotations handwritten in pencil and faint brown ink to the reverse sides of plates 1, 2, and 3 of Vol. I, to the margins of plates 11 and 33 of Vol. I, and to the upper right corner of the frontispiece of Vol. II. Front endpaper inscribed by a previous owner, dated Brooklyn, 1864, and with a pasted bookplate of another previous owner: ''Ex Bibliotheca Caroli C. Vogel de Vogelstein''. Bands of oxidation to flyleaf- 1.25'' wide along bottom edge and .25'' wide along top edge. Boards and spine significantly rubbed and worn, with flaked losses to paper and to gilt decorations. Strips of damask cloth affixed along top and bottom edges of front and back boards- cloth torn and detached in places. No loose pages- stitches intact. Binding later, as stated.

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WG Farlow, Icones Farlowianae Fungi North America

Lot 1018: WG Farlow, Icones Farlowianae Fungi North America

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Description: William Gilson Farlow, ''Icones Farlowianae: Illustrations of the Larger fungi of Eastern North America'', 1929, Cambridge, MA, The Farlow Library and Herbarium of Harvard University, descriptive text by Edward Angus Burt, illustrated by Louis C.C. Krieger, 116 pp., 103 color plates, printed by the Merrymount Press, Boston, gilt-lettered green cloth binding with glassine jacket, one of a limited edition of 500 copies, 14.25'' H x 11.5'' W x 2'' D, est:$300/500 Note: This rare and exquisitely illustrated work is the product of forty years of labor, and one of the most expensively produced works on American mycology ever produced, at an estimated $50,000. William Gilson Farlow (1844 - 1919) was educated at Harvard, where he was appointed a professor of botany in 1874. The Farlow Herbarium is named after him. After his death, work on the ''Icones Falowianae'' was carried on by his former students, Roland Thaxter and Edward Angus Bart, along with Carroll William Dodge, Curator of the Farlow Library and Herbarium. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. A very clean, unmarked copy with bright boards and lettering. No tears. All pages and plates present. Some minor spots of foxing to a few pages. Some off-setting to verso of plates. Very minor rubbed shelf wear. Corners sharp. A few white marks to rear board. Binding tight. Glassine jacket with tears, losses and curling.

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A Steinway & Sons Model S baby grand piano

Lot 1019: A Steinway & Sons Model S baby grand piano

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Description: 1943, serial #312548, the mahogany case of typical form, on square tapering legs raised on casters, 39.5'' H x 57.5'' W x 5'1'' D, est:$3000/5000 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: No bench. Case with general marks, nicks, abrasions and scratches, a few small gouges, and severe sun damage to top and sides; in need of restoration. Soundboard cracked. Action sluggish and in need of regulation; would benefit from professional attention. 5-6 keys apparently with plastic veneer replacements.

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German violin 'Ficker', Jaeger case & French bow

Lot 1020: German violin 'Ficker', Jaeger case & French bow

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Description: First quarter 20th century, labeled ''Johann Gottlob Ficker Vilino / Corretpontent Romani Cremona'', further labeled ''Repaired By / Herman Weaver / Baltimore, Md. / Wash. D.C. 1937'' (length of one-piece back: 14'', overall length: 23.5''); the bow stamped ''Lupot'' to the octagonal stick (length: 29.25''); and a hard case labeled ''Original Jaeger Etui'' and stamped ''Made in West-Germany'', with blue velvet lining and canvas cover (31.5'' L x 10'' W x 5''), est:$1000/1500 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Generally good condition. Violin with general marks, scratches and rubbed wear commensurate with age and use, including very minor shallow abrasions along edge of rib on lower right front. Extensive professional repairs and restorations. Tight cracks to front including: One running full length of body through f-hole on right side; one 3'' on lower right, one 1'' on lower right, and one on each side of top where neck meets body- 1'' and 1.625''. Hair of bow probably needs replacement. Case in very good condition with only minor marks and rubbed wear to exterior; heavier rubbed wear to handle.

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Natalia  Goncharova  (1881-1962 Russian)

Lot 1021: Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962 Russian)

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Description: Costume design, woman in a floral-decorated dress, signed with initials right center: N.G., numbered upper left and lower right: #13, watercolor and ink on paper under glass, paper size: 12'' H x 7'' W, est:$1500/2500 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Light ripples and creases throughout. Toning throughout. Areas of staining along the four edges. A small loss to lower edge approximately 3/8'' x 3/8''. Hinged at the four corners. Not examined out of frame.

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Manuel  Robbe  (1872-1936 French)

Lot 1022: Manuel Robbe (1872-1936 French)

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Description: Figures near a lake, signed in pencil lower right: Manuel Robbe, colored etching on paper under glass, irregular fan shape: 9.5'' H x 22.25'' W, est:$700/1000 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Very minor toning to the paper. Hinged to the back mat with archival tape.

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Georges Andre Klein  (1901-1992 French)

Lot 1023: Georges Andre Klein (1901-1992 French)

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Description: ''Paysage de l'Yonne'', Burgundy, France, signed lower right: G.A. Klein, titled indistinctly verso: L'Isle **** (Yonne), oil on canvas, 21.5'' H x 25.75'' W, est:$1000/1500 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.

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Andre  Boyer  (1909-* French)

Lot 1024: Andre Boyer (1909-* French)

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Description: ''Rue Royale Vue de la Concorde'', Paris street scene, signed lower right: Boyer, titled verso, oil on canvas, 20'' H x 24'' W, est:$600/800 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.

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A Schneider Le Verre Francais cameo glass vase

Lot 1025: A Schneider Le Verre Francais cameo glass vase

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Description: Circa 1925, incised script signature to top of foot ''Le Verre Francais'', further incised to underside ''France'', the circular violet rim over an attenuated yellow-ground body with overlay shaded from violet to orange and acid-etched in the ''Frenes'' pattern, tapering to a circular cushion-molded orange foot, 9.125'' H x 3.5'' Dia., est:$500/700 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. General scratches and marks commensurate with age and use.

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A dinanderie vase by Paul Louis Mergier

Lot 1026: A dinanderie vase by Paul Louis Mergier

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Description: Circa 1925, marked to base ''P.M.'' and ''Eg'' (?) with logo and ''551/7758'', the oviform body decorated with a figure of Diana the Huntress and hounds, 15'' H x 5.75'' Dia., est:$800/1200 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: With extensive oxidation and rubbed wear to surfaces overall. A shallow 2'' x 2'' dent to body.

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An American silver overlay glass vase

Lot 1027: An American silver overlay glass vase

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Description: Circa 1930s, apparently unmarked, the baluster-form black amethyst-colored glass body flanked by square handles, with an overall pattern of rambling blossoms and foliage, 10'' H x 6.25'' W x 6'' D, est:$400/600 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Generally good condition. With light scratches, marks, wear and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Silver content unknown and untested. The glass color appears black under ordinary light, but shows faint hints of purple under strong light.

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A large Baccarat crystal vase

Lot 1028: A large Baccarat crystal vase

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Description: Second half 20th century, signed in script to body ''Baccarat'' and with ''Baccarat France'' mark to underside, the flaring circular body cut with diamond-shaped facets, 14'' H x 9'' Dia., est:$800/1200 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition.

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A patinated bronze figure, Franz Iffland, Kraas

Lot 1029: A patinated bronze figure, Franz Iffland, Kraas

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Description: Late 19th / early 20th century, the base signed ''Iffland'' (Franz Iffland 1862 - 1935 German) and stamped with foundry mark ''Bildgiesserei Berlin 842 / Kraas'', depicting a standing nude male wearing an ancient Greek or Roman helmet, holding aloft a laurel branch in his right hand and carrying a shield decorated with a face in his left, mounted on a naturalistically cast rectangular bronze base, overall: 33.5'' H x 6'' W x 5.75'' D, est:$900/1200 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: General marks, scratches and rubbing commensurate with age and use. Heavier scratches and abrasions to shoulders, legs and feet. Localized patches of heavier rubbed wear to extremities. Verdigris finish to laurel branch. Additional scattered small spots of verdigris. A seam visible on upper left arm. Patina a medium golden brown.

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Louis   Icart  (1888-1950 French)

Lot 1030: Louis Icart (1888-1950 French)

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Description: ''Rainbow (Arc en Ciel)'', signed in pencil lower right: Louis Icart, indistinctly numbered in pencil lower left, with windmill embossed seal lower left margin, and ''Copyright 1930 by L. Icart - Paris'' upper left, etching and aquatint with gouache highlights on paper under glass, plate size: 24.75'' H x 17'' W, est:$1000/1500 Literature: W.R. Holland et al. ''Louis Icart: The Complete Etchings.'' Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 1990, p. 191, fig. 405. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition with minor toning. Not examined out of frame.

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Louis   Icart  (1888-1950 French)

Lot 1031: Louis Icart (1888-1950 French)

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Description: ''Paris Flowers (Fleurs de Paris)'', signed in pencil lower right: Louis Icart, and ''Copyright 1930 by Louis Icart - Paris'' upper left, etching and aquatint on paper under glass, plate size: 15'' H x 18.75'' W, est:$800/1200 Literature: W.R. Holland et al. ''Louis Icart: The Complete Etchings.'' Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 1990, p. 188, fig. 400. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition with minor toning. Water stain upper right quadrant. Not examined out of frame.

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Louis   Icart  (1888-1950 French)

Lot 1032: Louis Icart (1888-1950 French)

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Description: ''Meditation (Dans les Reves)'', signed in pencil lower right: Louis Icart, numbered in pencil lower left: 29, with windmill embossed seal lower left margin, ''Editions d'Art Devambez, 23, rue Lavoisier, Paris'' upper left, and ''Copyright 1928 by L. Icart - Paris'' upper right, etching and aquatint with gouache highlights on paper under glass, plate size: 11.75'' H x 16.5'' W, est:$600/900 Literature: W.R. Holland et al. ''Louis Icart: The Complete Etchings.'' Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 1990, p.158, fig. 333. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition with minor toning. Not examined out of frame.

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Louis   Icart  (1888-1950 French)

Lot 1033: Louis Icart (1888-1950 French)

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Description: ''Sleeping Beauty (La Belle Au Bois Dormant)'', signed in pencil lower right: Louis Icart, numbered in ink lower left: A 310/500, with windmill embossed seal lower left margin, and ''Edite par les Artistes Modernes 5 rue Scribe, Paris, 1927'' upper left, and ''Copyright 1927 by L. Icart - Paris'' upper right, etching and aquatint with gouache highlights on paper under glass, oval plate size: 14.5'' H x 18.5'' W, est:$600/900 Literature: W.R. Holland et al. ''Louis Icart: The Complete Etchings.'' Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 1990, p. 153, fig. 323. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition with minor toning. Not examined out of frame.

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Louis   Icart  (1888-1950 French)

Lot 1034: Louis Icart (1888-1950 French)

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Description: ''Mischievous (Les Espiegles)'', 1927, signed in pencil lower right: Louis Icart, bears alternative title inscription in the lower right margin: The Gold Fish Bowl, with windmill embossed seal lower left margin, and indistinct printer notation upper right, etching and aquatint with gouache highlights on paper under glass, oval plate size:16'' H x 20.5'' W, est:$600/900 Literature: W.R. Holland et al. ''Louis Icart: The Complete Etchings.'' Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 1990, p. 154, fig. 326A. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition with minor toning and minor mat burn. Archival hinge tape along the upper edge affixed to the back mat. Remnants of older tape along the verso edges and in the upper left corner. The four corners of the paper trimmed diagonally to fit the frame and the edges trimmed .

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Lot 1035: Louis Icart (1888-1950 French)

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Description: ''Smoke (Fumee)'', signed in pencil lower right: Louis Icart, numbered in pencil lower left: 249, with windmill embossed seal lower left margin, and ''Copyright 1926 by les Graveurs Modernes,194 Rue de Rivoli - Paris'' upper right, etching and aquatint with gouache highlights on paper under glass, plate size:14.125'' H x 19.375'' W, est:$600/900 Literature: W.R. Holland et al. ''Louis Icart: The Complete Etchings.'' Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 1990, p.132, fig. 275. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition with minor toning. Not examined out of frame.

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Two Chinese enameled metal table screens

Lot 1036: Two Chinese enameled metal table screens

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Description: Late 19th / early 20th century, each peach-shaped with slightly domed face decorated in famille rose colors, the first depicting a scene of the immortal Shoulao holding a staff with a gourd and riding a deer as a youth runs beside him and a crane flies above; the second depicting the Eight Immortals crossing the sea; each in carved teak frames supported on teak stands; 2 pcs, the first 16.25'' H x 10.5'' W x 3.25'' D; the second 16.5'' H x 10.5'' W x 3.25'' D, est:$900/1400 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Each: overall good condition. A few scattered marks and minute spots of dark pitting to enamel surfaces. Frames with shrinkage cracks; appear to be stable. The second with a loss running approximately 1.25'' along top front edge of wood stand, and with visible older restorations to verso of frame. Please note slight differences in heights of the two pieces and slight variations in carving of stands.

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A pair of Chinese export ginger jars with covers

Lot 1037: A pair of Chinese export ginger jars with covers

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Description: 20th century, one with impressed Chinese character mark to underside, the other unmarked, each with red clay body, each with paper inventory label to underside, each with slightly raised polychrome decorations on turquoise ground, on carved wood stands, 2 pcs, each overall: 9.25'' H x 6'' Dia., est:$400/600 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: The jars and covers without stands, each: 6'' H. Each: Overall good condition. General light marks and scratches commensurate with age. Jars, covers and stands with spots of sticky residue and patches of earthquake cement.

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A Japanese 950 sterling silver 3-tier jewelry box

Lot 1038: A Japanese 950 sterling silver 3-tier jewelry box

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Description: Late Meiji era, marked ''Sterling .950'', signed in Japanese characters ''Carved by (?)'' the hinged handle over a rectangular body divided into three hinged compartments, with clasps to front and back, the exterior with incised decorations of peonies, cherry blossom sprays, chrysanthemums, water lilies and a cart, the interior lined with later replaced maroon velvet over a wood carcass, closed: 4.75'' H x 5'' W x 3.75'' D, est:$1000/1500 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. General scratches, marks and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Velvet likely a later replacement.

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Allan Adler 'Starlit' sterling silver flatware

Lot 1039: Allan Adler 'Starlit' sterling silver flatware

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Description: Mid 20th century, marked ''Allan Adler-A'', ''Hand Hammered'' and ''Sterling'', a service for eight, comprising: 8 forks (7.5''), 8 salad forks (6.25''), 8 pastry forks (6.625''), 8 teaspoons (6''), 8 round bowl soup spoons (6.625''), 8 hollow handle steel-bladed knives (9.625''), and 8 flat handle butter spreaders (5.875''); 56 pcs, not monogrammed, 73.2 oz troy tw approximately, est:$2000/3000 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Weight does not include steel-bladed articles. Generally good condition. General marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. No canteen.

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Georg Jensen 'Acadia' ('Blok') sterling flatware

Lot 1040: Georg Jensen 'Acadia' ('Blok') sterling flatware

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Description: After 1945, designed 1931, Copenhagen, with maker's mark and further marked 'Sterling / Denmark'', comprising: 9 forks (7.25''), 11 salad forks (6.75''), 10 teaspoons (6''), 12 oval soup spoons (6.75''), 10 hollow handle steel-bladed knives (9''), 12 hollow handle solid butter spreaders (5.75''), 12 napkin rings (2.125''), 1 two-tine cold-cut serving fork (7.5''), 1 serving spoon (8.625''), 1 gravy ladle (7''), 1 jam or sugar spoon (5.25''), 1 hollow handle steel-bladed cake knife (10''), and 1 two-piece salad serving set (the fork and spoon each: 7.625''); 82 pcs, each monogrammed 'J', 101.7 oz troy tw approximately, est:$2500/3500 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Weight does not include steel-bladed articles. Generally good condition. General marks, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Fairly heavy scratches overall. One knife with dents and gouges to handle- possibly from garbage disposal. Some pieces with dark spots. No canteen. Monogrammed, as stated.

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A large Georg Jensen sterling silver compote

Lot 1041: A large Georg Jensen sterling silver compote

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Description: After 1945, designed 1918, with maker's mark, further marked ''Denmark / Sterling'' and ''264 / A'', with hammered surface, the circular flaring bowl suspending a vine and grape clusters, over a fruiting spiral twist stem raised on a circular foot, 10.5'' H x 10'' Dia., 42.4 oz troy approximately, est:$5000/7000 Literature: Another example of this model illustrated: Janet Drucker, ''Georg Jensen: A Tradition of Splendid Silver'', Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 1997, p. 191. Note: This model was produced in four sizes, of which the present example is the second largest. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. General marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Polish residue to crevices.

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A pair of Spratling Mexican silver candlesticks

Lot 1042: A pair of Spratling Mexican silver candlesticks

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Description: Circa 1940 - 1944, each with WS print circle mark and ''Spratling / Silver'' oval cartouche, each with stylized floriform nozzle with incised decoration over a circular drip pan above an applied rope-band collar on a domed circular base with incised parallel lines, 2 pcs, circa 1931 - 1945, each: 2.25'' H x 2.25'' Dia., 4.38 oz troy tw approximately, est:$500/700 *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: General marks, scratches and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Each with dents along rim of drip pan and edge of foot. One with bending to one petal of nozzle.

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Rufino  Tamayo  (1899-1991 Mexican)

Lot 1043: Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991 Mexican)

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Description: ''Dog Barking at Moon (Perro ladrando a la luna)'', (from The Mexican Masters Suite), signed in pencil lower right: R. Tamayo and numbered in pencil lower left: iii / xxv, and with printer's intaglio ''EP'' with a star, color lithograph on German etching paper under glass, image size: 22.5'' H x 30'' W, est:$1500/2500 Literature: Juan Carlos Pereda, ed., ''Rufino Tamayo: Catalogue Raisonne: Grafica / Prints 1925 - 1991'', Mexico: Fundacion Olga y Rufino Tamayo: Turner Publicaciones, 2004, p. 126, fig. 135, illustrated. Note: Published / Printed by Editions Press, San Francisco, CA. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Framed floating and hinged to back mat. Not examined out of the frame.

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Francisco  Zuniga  (1912-1998 Mexican)

Lot 1044: Francisco Zuniga (1912-1998 Mexican)

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Description: ''Soledad Acostada'', (from The Mexican Masters Suite), signed, dated and numbered lower right: III / XXX Zuniga 1973, with Editions Press, San Francisco blindstamps lower left, color lithograph on wove paper under Plexiglas, paper size: 22.5'' H x 30'' W, est:$800/1200 Literature: Brewster, 6. Note: Published / Printed by Editions Press, San Francisco, CA. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Framed floating and hinged to the back mat. A minor diagonal surface scratch to the right of the inscriptions lower right. Not examined out of the frame.

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Francisco  Zuniga  (1912-1998 Mexican)

Lot 1045: Francisco Zuniga (1912-1998 Mexican)

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Description: ''Madre e Hija'', signed and dated in pencil lower right: Zuniga 1974, numbered in pencil lower left: 93-99, color lithograph and screenprint on Fabriano paper under glass, sight size: 20.25'' H x 26.5'' W, est:$800/1200 Literature: Brewster, 14. Note: Co-published by Kyron and J.M. Tasende, Mexico City, Mexico. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Not examined out of the frame.

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An Isamu Noguchi/Herman Miller coffee table IN50

Lot 1046: An Isamu Noguchi/Herman Miller coffee table IN50

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Description: Designed 1944, unsigned, Isamu Noguchi (1904 - 1988 American), the rounded triangular green-tinted glass top resting on a walnut base of two curved arms joined by a metal pin, 50'' W x 36'' D, est:$800/1200 Literature: Alexander von Vegesack et al, eds., Isamu Noguchi: Sculptural Design, Vitra Design Museum, 2002, pp. 118- 119, illustrated. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Thickness of glass: 1.9 cm. Overall good condition. Timber with minor nicks and scratches commensurate with age and use, and uneven sun-fading. One leg recently re-glued along a seam.

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An Isamu Noguchi 'Rudder' dinette table IN-20

Lot 1047: An Isamu Noguchi 'Rudder' dinette table IN-20

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Description: Designed 1944, unsigned, Isamu Noguchi (1904 - 1988 American) for Herman Miller, unsigned, of dark brown-stained wood and black-painted tubular steel, the free-form top over three parabolic legs, 26.25'' H x 50'' W x 35.5'' D, est:$15,000/20,000 Literature: Alexander von Vegesack et al, eds., Isamu Noguchi: Sculptural Design, Vitra Design Museum, 2002, pp. 120 - 124, model in birch with inset flower vase illustrated p. 121. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Overall good condition. Structurally sound. General wear including numerous scratches, abrasions, nicks, marks and rubbed areas to top and legs. Top also with several small ring marks, uneven fading and rubbed wear to finish, and a 3''-long rubbed loss to finish. Numerous spots of paint loss to metal legs.

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An Isamu Noguchi 'Rudder' stool model IN-22

Lot 1048: An Isamu Noguchi 'Rudder' stool model IN-22

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Description: Designed 1944, unsigned, Isamu Noguchi (1904 - 1988 American), unsigned, the circular dark brown-stained wood seat over a parabolic dark brown-stained veneered wooden leg and two straight black-painted tubular steel legs mounted with steel brackets to a plywood block mounted to underside of seat, 17.75'' H x 13.875'' W x 18.5'' D, est:$3000/5000 Literature: Alexander von Vegesack et al, eds., Isamu Noguchi: Sculptural Design, exh. Cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 2002, pp. 120 - 124, models in different finishes illustrated p. 121. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Structurally sound. General marks, scratches, nicks and rubbed wear to surfaces. Top of seat with a few small, shallow gouges, and a few small white marks. Remnants of old clear tape applied along 6.25'' of bottom edge of seat corresponding to a 2'' stretch of dryness and shallow chipping. Lower 5'' of wooden leg with nicks and scraped wear to finish revealing bare wood and with chipped losses to veneer at bottom .25'' of corners. With one later replaced boot glide. Tool marks to mounting brackets.

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An Isamu Noguchi 'Rudder' stool model IN-22

Lot 1049: An Isamu Noguchi 'Rudder' stool model IN-22

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Description: Circa 1944, Isamu Noguchi (1904 - 1988 American), unsigned, the circular dark brown-stained wood seat over a parabolic dark brown-stained veneered wooden leg and two straight black-painted tubular steel legs mounted with steel brackets to a plywood block mounted to underside of seat, 17'' H x 13.875'' W x 20'' D, est:$3000/5000 Literature: Alexander von Vegesack et al, eds., Isamu Noguchi: Sculptural Design, exh. Cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 2002, pp. 120 - 124, models in different finishes illustrated p. 121. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Structurally sound. General marks, scratches, nicks and rubbed wear to surfaces. Top of seat with a 4.5''-long tight shrinkage crack along a seam and a 3.25''-long crack, and large areas of wear to finish revealing bare wood. Bottom edge of seat with very minor chipped losses to veneer along 1.5'' with clear varnish applied over and extending a total of 6'' along edge (possibly an attempt at repair.) Lower half of wooden leg with dryness and heavy wear to finish revealing bare wood, and with lifting to veneer along lower 4'' of one edge, and chipped losses to veneer of corners along bottom 1''. Mounting brackets bent (does not affect stability) and with tool marks. Lacking a set screw and a glide.

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Lot 1050: An Isamu Noguchi 'Rudder' stool model IN-22

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Description: Designed 1944, unsigned, Isamu Noguchi (1904 - 1988 American), unsigned, the circular dark brown-stained wood seat over a parabolic dark brown-stained veneered wooden leg and two straight black-painted tubular steel legs mounted with steel brackets to a plywood block mounted to underside of seat, 17.5'' H x 13.875'' W x 19.5'' D, est:$3000/5000 Literature: Alexander von Vegesack et al, eds., Isamu Noguchi: Sculptural Design, exh. Cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 2002, pp. 120 - 124, models in different finishes illustrated p. 121. *** Please click ''view more'', below right for more information. ***

Condition Report: Structurally sound. General marks, scratches, nicks and rubbed wear to surfaces. Wooden leg with heavier rubbed wear to finish revealing bare wood concentrated along lower 4.5'', and minor chipped losses to veneer at corners at extreme bottom. Top of seat with a tight shrinkage crack along a seam, and a few scattered tiny white marks (apparently paint). Underside of seat and mounting brackets with black smudges which (apparently varnish). Bottom edge of seat with remnants of old clear tape applied along 3'' over corresponding wear to finish. Mounting brackets each with tool marks, and each with a protruding nail (one on each side), and drilled holes lacking screws or nails; the plywood block beneath lacking corresponding holes.

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