Estate Antiques Fine Art & Jewelry Auction (414 Lots)
414 lots | 411 with images
May 19, 2013Live Auction
St. Petersburg, FL, USA
May 19, 2013Live Auction
St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Description: MONUMENTAL GAME ENHANCED BLACK FOREST CARVED MANTLE CLOCK: Profusely carved with 2 full figural stag deer, foliate and pair of grouse. Dial with inset porcelain plaques with Roman numerals. European time and strike movement. Overall measures 41" h. x 25 1/4" x 10 3/4". Key in office.
Condition Report: Currently running however not guaranteed to continue. The occasional small chip to decoration may be discovered, removable antlers showing old glue having been attached at some point. Barely visible, small area of old infestation exclusively on back, not structural,View additional info and full condition report
Description: CARVED BLACK FOREST WALL CLOCK: Profusely carved all over with floral and scroll motifs, hinged wood bezel. Dial with porcelain plaques with Roman numerals outer ring, Arabic numerals 13-24 inner ring. European time and strike key wind movement, pendulum in case. Overall 30 1/4'' h. x 22'' x 6 1/2''.
Condition Report: Age split on lower section, currently running however not guaranteed to continue.View additional info
Description: MONUMENTAL CONTINENTAL SILVER PIERCED OPENWORK CENTER BOWL: Made by Johann Kurz, Hanau, Germany. The .800 fine silver bowl features female masquerons with entwining full bodied snakes as handles. The pierced openwork body with repeating panels depicting double mirror image figures of Melusine, a winged mermaid of German folklore and legend carrying urns filled with fruit on her head with a large fruit filled urn centering each pair of figures. The silver body with embossed upper rim in grape leaf motif and foliate scroll motif to lower rim raised on 4 bun feet with embossed banding. The cobalt blue glass insert appears to be original. Overall 6" h. x 20 1/4" x 11 3/4". Approx. 44 troy oz.
Condition Report: Several spots of unknown green tarnish, signs of use.View additional info
Description: PAIR CORONELLI BRASS MOUNTED TABLE GLOBES: Terrestrial and Celestial globes, each printed and hand colored, terrestrial globe dated 1697 and marked Coronelli. Each globe 3 1/4" dia., mounted in brass stand with month, date and signs of the Zodiac. Actual age is unknown. Overall 5 3/4" h. x 5 1/8" dia.
Condition Report: Toning to both, celestial globe complete but with tears.View additional info
Description: LARGE CHINESE CARVED IVORY GUAN YIN FIGURE: Finely detailed carving of the bodhisattva Guan yin with removable radiating headdress, holding a foo dog, figural dragons at shoulder and hip. Inset coral and turquoise stones. Figure overall 21'' h. with headdress. Affixed to carved and wire inlay wood base, overall 22 3/4'' x 6'' h.
Condition Report: Removable radiating headdress needs to re-pinned. International shipping is not available on this lot.View additional info
Description: PROFUSELY CARVED OAK RENAISSANCE REVIVAL BOOKCASE: Carved and applied decoration all over. Crest with book, other decoration includes musical instruments, architectural and foliate designs. 3 doors with glass inserts, 4 interior shelves, over 3 drawers. Carved and turned full column supports, on bun feet. 105'' h. x 79 1/4'' x 23 1/2''.
Condition Report: Several chips and repairs to be expected, other wear consistent with age and use. Breaks down for shipping purposes.View additional info
Description: LUGERTH, Ferdinand, (Austrian,1885-1915): Nude Warrior Archer, Bronze, 26" h., incised signature to base, dated 1909.View additional info
Description: 19TH CENTURY INTERIOR GENRE PAINTING: Young child is enjoying a treat by the fire, Oil/Canvas, 18" x 15 1/4", signed lower left ? Perret, encased in a gilded and antiqued frame 21 1/2" x 18 1/4".
Condition Report: Stretcher bar wear, repair to puncture in the center of the painting with patch visible verso, and small puncture near her left shoe.View additional info and full condition report
Description: 18K LA NOUVELLE BAGUE ENAMEL AND DIAMONDS NECKLACE: 18K yellow with white gold necklace contains 18 round brilliant cut diamonds. Weight: .27 Ct. Approx. The diamonds average VS in clarity and G-H in color. The diamonds are deep set. Green enamel decoration. Lobster claw clasp. Signed. Weight: 21.6 grams. Length of chain: 32" .View additional info
Description: BURCK, Paul, (German, 1878-1947): Snowcapped Mountain Peaks, Oil/Canvas, 26 3/8'' x 34 1/2'', signed lower left and dated, also signed and dated verso, contemporary gilded frame with minor wear, 32'' x 39 1/2''.
Condition Report: Pinhole upper left corner, several touches of inpaint most notable in the right margin with repair to tear. Patch visible verso, good condition, ready to hang.View additional info and full condition report
Description: 2 TIFFANY FAVRILE ART GLASS TOOTHPICKS: Gold iridescent with blue overtones. Dimpled sides. Each signed LCT, one is numbered 03229, the other 03259. 1 3/4" tall.View additional info
Description: GEORG DICKER ROCOCO VIENNA REGULATOR WALL CLOCK: Carved and pierce work crest, figured grain mahogany veneer case with applied carved decoration. Unique carved lower finial with 4 branches. Porcelain dial with Roman numerals marked ''Georg Dicker In Wien'', single weight time only movement. Overall 49'' h. x 12'' x 5 1/4''.
Condition Report: Splits to veneer especially inside case, currently running however not guaranteed to continue.View additional info
Description: DIEFFENBACH, Anton Heinrich, (German, 1841-1914): "Happy Birthday, Daddy", Oil/Canvas, laid down on board, Depicts an Interior Genre Scene with Family Celebrating Father's Birthday, young son, daughter, wife holding flowers, and a Bundt Cake, even a small dog standing on the table, congratulating him, 20" x 24", signed lower left, newer painted gesso frame 26" x 30".
Condition Report: Several areas of heavy craquelure, a screening vanish has been applied.View additional info
Description: GIARDIELLO, Giuseppe, (Italian, 1877-1920): ''The Guitar Player'', The Scene Depicts an Elderly Man Strumming a Guitar in a Wine Cellar, Oil/Canvas, 47'' x 25 1/4'', signed lower left G. Giardiello, Napoli, encased in period gilded gesso frame with minor wear, 46'' x 35''.
Condition Report: Relined.View additional info
Description: PAIR CARVED IVORY FIGURES EMPEROR AND EMPRESS ON BASES: Emperor holding beard in right hand and sword at hip, measures 17 1/2", carved wood base, overall 19 1/4". Empress with scepter in right hand measures 15 1/2", carved wood base missing trim, overall 18 1/4" h.
Condition Report: Age hairlines to both. Shipping outside of the U.S. is not available for this lot.View additional info
Description: EXTRAORDINARILY LARGE CARVED IVORY EMPEROR: Figure of a royal man holding a tablet with sword at his hip. Detailed carving down to veins in hands, signed on base. Measures 25" h. x 4 1/2" base dia.. Sold with carved wood base, 3 1/2" h. x 7 1/4" x 6".
Condition Report: International shipping is not available on this item.View additional info
Description: KARPEN CARVED ART NOUVEAU SETTEE: Attributed to Karpen or Tobey, frame carved overall with floral rose vine and art nouveau motifs. Crest with figural semi-nude maiden. Yellow floral upholstery. Overall measures 42'' h. x 59 3/4'' x 29 1/2''.View additional info
Description: FIGURAL CARVED VICTORIAN CANTERBURY: Handle with figural eagle heads, sides with figural putti and foliate scroll, sides with applied masquerons and foliate scroll. 4 divided sections for magazines. Measures 26 1/2'' h. x 20'' x 13 3/4''.View additional info
Description: 18K TIFFANY & CO DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE BRACELET: Crafted in France. 18K yellow gold link bracelet with a center bar alternating 6 diamonds with 9 blue sapphires. Signed Tiffany & Co 750 France. Length: 7". Weight: 15.5 grams.View additional info
Description: ANTIQUE PERSIAN KERMAN HAND KNOTTED WOOL RUG, 11'4'' x 8'10'': This beautiful rug is one the best examples of Kerman carpets or of any Persian city rugs we have seen outside of museum collections. The overall design of the rug sits on a midnight blue field. There is a long thin central medallion made up of sprays of flowers. Loose sprays are around that and then there are rounded rectangular layers of design going out almost to the very edge of the rug so there's only the smallest of borders in the corners and sides of the rug. There are sprays of flowers that spring from one layer into the next making a sort of broken border. The color palette is extensive including three shades of blue, several shades of red to lavender beiges, rust, peach and so. A finely woven work of art that is in excellent condition with only a slight curl to edges due to tension.View additional info
Description: 8 PIECE MEISSEN GREEN VINE CHINA SERVING PIECES PLUS: 17 piece total to include the large 19'' platter, large covered dish (12'' dia), swan handle coffee pot (12''), swan handle cream pitcher, covered sugar, pair cornucopia vases (4 1/2''), gravy and 9 miscellaneous plates, bowl, cups and saucers. All with blue cross swords mark under glaze.
Condition Report: The gravy does have scratches through the cross swords.View additional info
Description: GILT MOUNTED SIGNED SEVRES COVERED URN: Hand painted body featuring seated woman and cherub, signed Collot. Gilt metal mounts on lid, body and base. Base of urn with Sevres mark and Chateau des Tuileries label. Has been drilled and fitted for a lamp. Overall 19 1/2" h. x 7".
Condition Report: Minor loss of gilt decoration.View additional info
Description: HIRSCH, Christian, Gotthard, (German, 1889-1977): Valley View from Plateau Peak with Village in the Distance, Oil/Canvas, 28'' x 35'', signed lower left, dated 1941, silver gilt frame with wear, 32'' x 39 1/4''.
Condition Report: Very minor craquelure, some stretcher bar wear.View additional info
Description: TIFFANY & CO 14K GOLD LIPSTICK: 14K yellow gold lipstick case with hinged top, spiked slide and chain. Length: 2". Weight: 11.7 grams. Signed Tiffany & Co.View additional info
Description: 19TH C DUTCH INLAID BIEDERMEIER CABINET: An ebonist's delight employing many exotic burl woods. The maple cabinet having double drawer frieze with unique overlapping design over a lower cabinet with 2 highly figured maple burl doors inset with ovals of exotic sapele burl and ebony geometric crisscrossed motifs. The cabinet opens to reveal 2 adjustable full length shelves and paneled back. The canted quarter columns also with detailed inlays and front supports decorated with disc and bell pendant carvings. 47 1/2"h x 69"w x 23 1/2"d.
Condition Report: Please note wear and occasional missing trim and veneer pieces.View additional info
Description: TWO ANGEL PAINTINGS IN THE MANNER OF FRA ANGELICO: Arched Wood Panel, 16 1/2" x 6", Overall measurement with Gothic Carved and gilded gesso frame 28" x 9 1/2".
Condition Report: Both frames are in need of some minor repair one of the pillars is missing along with bits and pieces of carving. The paintings do have some scattered minor abrasions, but good overall.View additional info and full condition report
Description: C. MULLER VENETIAN GRAND CANAL PAINTING: Oil/Canvas laid down on board, Depicting the Busy Grand Canal with the Doges Palace in the Distance, possibly by Carl Muller, 16" x 26", signed lower left, encased in elaborate carved and gilded gesso frame with minor wear, 27 1/4" x 37 1/2".
Condition Report: Laid down on board, needs cleaning.View additional info
Description: WELL CARVED MAHOGANY ROUND DINING TABLE AND 6 CHAIRS: Table with carved skirt and legs ending in claw and ball feet. 30 1/2" h. x 54" dia. 6 chairs with openwork backs and tacked blue leather upholstery, 2 arm chairs (40 1/4" h. x 23 1/4" x 22 1/4") and 4 side chairs.
Condition Report: Cracks and wear to leather on chairs, other wear consistent to wear and use.View additional info
Description: IRWIN FURNITURE CARVED MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD: Shaped top over 3 drawers, carved trim, shaped and carved legs. Irwin Furniture tag inside center drawer. 37 1/2" h. x 80" x 24".
Condition Report: Scratches to top, other wear consistent with age and use.View additional info
Description: GOOD EARLY DUTCH WATERSIDE PAINTING SIGNED BAKHUIZEN: Oil/Chamfered Oak Board, 14" x 17 7/8", signed lower left with illegible initials before the word Bakhuizen, encased in newer gilded and carved frame 18 3/4" x 20 3/4".
Condition Report: Several different layers of varnish, needs cleaning, scattered cracklure with older abrasions and minor paint loss, notable along right margin.View additional info and full condition report
Description: 19TH C BIEDERMEIER DROP FRONT DESK: Richly grained walnut matchbook veneer case with arched top over a full length drawer to frieze. Fall front opens to reveal a fully compartmented interior with Moroccan inspired inlaid drawers. The case and three full length drawers in the base are of early large dovetail and hand hewn construction. Included are three keys for the three locks. Berlin ink stamp. Measures approx. 69 1/2"H x 40" x 20".
Condition Report: Very minute veneer issue. Drop lid may need support chain or hinge. Replaced left rear foot due to insect damage. The entire piece has been treated.View additional info and full condition report
Description: COHEN, Gabriel, (French, Israeli, 1933- ): Chinese Waterfront Scene in Shanghai, Oil/Canvas 22" x 45 5/8", signed lower right, dated 1975, gold frame with minor wear 24 1/4" x 48 1/2".View additional info
Description: VOLKMANN, Hans Richard Von, (German, 1860-1927): Herbstwald im Nebel, Depicts a Pastoral Landscape, Oil/Canvas, 20 1/2'' x 25 3/8'', signed lower right, dated 1920, signed and titled verso with affixed label possibly from a museum, gilded frame with minor wear, 23 1/2'' x 28 1/2''. From the Collection of Professor Robert Bailey.
Condition Report: Several minor scattered spots of inpaint, small fleck of paint loss in lower right corner.View additional info
Description: BIEDERMEIER FLAME GRAIN MAHOGANY 3 DRAWER CHEST: Richly grained mahogany veneer. 3 shaped graduating drawers with carved wood escutcheons, turned front legs. 36" h. x 38 3/4" x 19 1/4".
Condition Report: Age splits on either side, several chips to veneer, replaced back panel, other wear consistent with age and use.View additional info
Description: DE WINT, Peter, (English, 1784-1849): Beach Scene with Figures on Shore and Boats in the Harbor, Graphite with White Chalk, Sight size 4 1/2" x 6", framed 10 1/2" x 11 1/2".
Condition Report: Toned.View additional info
Description: PLATINUM EDWARDIAN REVIVAL 4.81 CT DIAMOND NECKLACE: Custom handmade platinum necklace. The pendant's largest diamond being an old mine cut weighing approx. 1.38 Ct. the next being an old European round cut diamond of .65 Ct. The pendant has an additional 38 old European round and round single cut diamonds totaling approx. 2.10 Ct. The 16'' chain and clasp are set with 7 diamonds totaling approx. .68 Ct. TOTAL diamond weight 4.81 Ct. Weight: 9.8 grams. Sold with current Atlanta Gemological GIA graduates appraisal for $12,750.View additional info
Description: ART DECO PLATINUM DIAMOND RING: Platinum filigree ring centering an old European round cut diamond, approx. 4.55 x 3 mm. An additional 20 round full and round single cut diamonds add sparkle. TOTAL diamond weight: Approx. 1 Ct., averaging VS in clarity and G-H color. Size 5 1/2. Sold with current Atlanta Gemological GIA graduates appraisal for $4,650.View additional info
Description: BAERDEMAECKER, Felix, (Belgian, 1836-1878): Oil/Canvas, 37 1/4" x 57", signed lower left and dated June 1878, encased in original period gilded gesso frame with minor wear, 52" x 71 1/2", older indiscernible labels affixed verso.
Condition Report: Craquelure throughout, several patches visible verso.View additional info
Description: 17 LITHOGRAPHS AFTER PICASSO FROM LE GOUT DU BONHEUR: 12 7/8" x 9 3/4", unframed, published by Abrams, 1970.
Condition Report: Scattered spots of foxing and handling smudges.View additional info
Description: MARC, Robert, (French, 1943-1993): Cubist Composition, Oil/Board, Sight size 7 3/4" x 7 3/4", signed in the lower margin, black frame 20" x 20".View additional info
Description: OIL on CANVAS PAINTING "FIGURES COMPOSITION": 29" x 20", illegibly signed in the lower margin, titled verso, encased in fine contemporary framing 35" x 26".
Condition Report: Fleck with paint loss in upper margin, several pinholes of light visible when holding it up to a bright light source.View additional info
Description: 3.37 CT CENTER DIAMOND RING: In a 14K white gold, flanked by two triangle mixed cut sapphires totaling approx. 1.23 Ct. The round brilliant diamond is approx. 3.37 Ct., rated SI2 in clarity and O-P light yellow in color. Size 8.5. Weight: 5.8 grams. Sold with current Florida Diamond Appraisers GIA graduates appraisal for $22,350.View additional info
Description: CARVED ORIENTAL ROSEWOOD ETAGERE: Carved openwork decoration all over, multi level open shelves, on paw feet. 62 3/4" h. x 42 1/2" x 16".
Condition Report: Repair to trim at top, other wear consistent to age and use.View additional info
Description: DAMASCENE BONE INLAY CABINET ON STAND: Upper section of 9 drawers and central door, raised on tall legs joined by stretchers and a back panel set with a small scrimshaw plaque. Measures approx. 46 1/2" tall x 24" x 10".
Condition Report: Do expect occasional loss of inlay, especially on a drawer. There once was a fall front on the upper section.View additional info
Description: STEYNOVITZ, Zamy, (Israeli, 1951-2000): ''Circus'', Acrylic/Canvas, 18 1/4'' x 13'', signed lower left, gilded frame 24 1/2'' x 20''.View additional info
Description: STEYNOVITZ, Zamy, (Israeli, 1951-2000): ''Drum Roll'', Acrylic/Canvas, 13'' x 18'', signed lower left, gilded frame with some separation, 20'' x 24 1/2'', original auction information affixed verso.View additional info
Description: A 14.5 CT AQUAMARINE FRAMED BY DIAMONDS RING: Platinum ring centering an approx, 14.5 Ct emerald cut aquamarine, blue with a saturation of 3. Framing the aqua and on the shaft are 72 micro pave set diamonds totaling approx. .94 Ct., VS1 in clarity and G-H color. Signed Dino. Size 7.5. Weight 12.4 grams, Sold with current Florida Diamond Appraisers GIA graduates appraisal for $13,750.View additional info
Description: PLATINUM SOUTH SEA PEARL AND 5.5 CTS DIAMOND RING: Featuring a lustrous 14.5 mm South Sea pearl, white with slight rose overtones. Framing this pearl are 58 round old mine, old European and round full cut diamonds totaling 5.50 Ct., VS1-SI2 clarity and H-I-J color. Diamonds are pave set, pearl is peg set. Size 7.5. Weight: 17.3 grams. Sold with 2007 Atlanta Gemological GIA graduates appraisal for $16,000.View additional info
Description: 7 PIECE HIGH VICTORIAN BEDROOM SET: Each piece with matching carved crests, fluted columns and applied decoration. To include pair of twin beds conjoined to create a king size BED using 2 mattresses (Headboard 78" h. x 74 1/4" x 4 3/4", footboard 41 1/2" h. x 75 1/2" x 5 3/4"), marble top vanity with mirror (81" h. x 39 1/2" x 20 1/2"), marble top dresser (100" h. x 52" x 23 1/2"), armoire (107" x 86 1/2" x 24"), pair of marble top night stands (57 1/2" h. x 19 3/4" x 15").
Condition Report: Evidence of prior wood worms, the occasional missing trim piece, please call for condition. Shippers note several of the pieces break down.View additional info and full condition report
Description: 18K PEARL & DIAMOND EARRINGS: 18K white gold drop earrings featuring 2 creamy white high luster 8.5-9 mm pearls. The diamonds total approx .75 Ct. Post and hinge closure. Length: 1.5". Weight: 11 grams.View additional info