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674 lots | 673 with images

December 9, 2012

Live Auction

5644 Telegraph Avenue

Oakland, CA, 94609 USA

Phone: 1-510-428-0100

Fax: 1-510-658-9917

Email: info@clars.com

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Pair of Continental porcelain urns

Lot 2000: Pair of Continental porcelain urns

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Description: Pair of Continental porcelain urns, each of handled form flanked with gilt garland swags continuing to the shoulder and rising on a square base, 13"h with different crossed lines marks on each base

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Tortoise shell tea caddy

Lot 2001: Tortoise shell tea caddy

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Description: Tortoise shell tea caddy. 19th century, of casket form, having a spherical knop opening to the fitted interior, the tapering case accented with a floral inlaid reserve and rising on ball feet, 7"h x 7"w x 4.5"d

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Set of four Italian wood carved figural sculptures

Lot 2002: Set of four Italian wood carved figural sculptures

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Description: Set of four Italian wood carved figural sculptures. Venice circa 1860, executed in the Renaissance taste by Valentino Besarel, (Italian, 1829-1902) the four sculptures depicting the arts and modeled in contrapposto, one as a Sculptor, one a Musician, one a Painter and one depicting Drama, each marked V. Besarel, Venezia, largest 13.5"h (minor losses and restorations)

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Continental hinged box

Lot 2003: Continental hinged box

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Description: Continental hinged box. Executed in mahogany circa 1870, the domed top with a bale pull opening to the paper lined interior and rising on a rectangular base, 5.5"h x 9.5"w x 5"d

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Continental musical sewing box

Lot 2004: Continental musical sewing box

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Description: Continental musical sewing box. The marquetry decorated box centered with a gilt bronze mounted clock opening to the tiered interior fitted with a single comb music player (inoperable) and rising on block feet, 5"h x 14.5"w x 10"d

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Capodimonte figural group

Lot 2005: Capodimonte figural group

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Description: Capodimonte figural group. The three putti depicted in Fall harvest, each with a bountiful harvest accented with garland swags and rising on a naturalistic base, marked with underglaze crown N, 11.5"h x 10"w x 5.5"d

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Continental inlaid tea box

Lot 2006: Continental inlaid tea box

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Description: Continental inlaid tea box. 19th century, having a hinged top accented with marquetry banding and opening to a fitted three part interior, rising on a molded base terminating on paw feet, 5.5"h x 10.5"w x 9"d

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French porcelain gilt mounted box

Lot 2007: French porcelain gilt mounted box

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Description: French porcelain gilt mounted box. possibly Sevres 19th century, the polychrome decorated body of oval form with alternating scenic and floral reserves flanked with gilt bronze mounts and rising on outswept ormolu supports terminating at the footed base, porcelain with overglaze Sevres conjoined L mark centered with a D, 8"h x 10"w. The base has "AF" over "L" engraved and also a Sevres D mark and 170/2 engraved in the gilt metal.

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English dressing box

Lot 2008: English dressing box

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Description: English dressing box. 19th century, the hinged top opening to a fitted and tiered interior retaining the original concealed looking glass backed with gathered velvet fabric, surmounting the spring loaded lower drawer opening to a silk lined interior and rising on a rectangular base, 7"h x 12"w x 9"d

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Pair of Victorian gilt metal candelabra

Lot 2009: Pair of Victorian gilt metal candelabra

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Description: Pair of Victorian gilt metal candelabra. The two light fixtures accented with faceted prisms flanking the figural support and rising on a rectangular graduated base, 13"h x 13"w

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Continental fitted box

Lot 2010: Continental fitted box

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Description: Continental fitted box. 19th century, the bookmatched burl case opening to a fitted maple interior with two fixed reserves and rising on a rectangular base, 3.5"h x 8.5"w

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French mantle clock

Lot 2011: French mantle clock

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Description: French mantle clock. 19th century, the slate case centering the circular dial with Roman markers and rising on a graduated base, 10"h x 10"w x 5"d. The face signed Ellis Depree, Exeter.

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English tea caddy

Lot 2012: English tea caddy

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Description: English tea caddy. 19th century, of casket form, the hinged top opening to a tin lined and covered interior, and rising on a molded base, 5.5"h x 9.5"w

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Crystal bowl

Lot 2013: Crystal bowl

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Description: Crystal bowl. Having a tapering body with geometric detail continuing to the circular base, 6"h

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Baccarat crystal obelisk

Lot 2014: Baccarat crystal obelisk

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Description: Baccarat crystal obelisk. Having a faceted body continuing to the contoured waist, acid marked Baccarat France on base, 15"h

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Rene Lalique opalescent glass plate

Lot 2015: Rene Lalique opalescent glass plate

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Description: Rene Lalique opalescent glass plate. Executed in the 'Bulbes' pattern (introduced 1935, Marcilhac number 3302) and having molded and stylized bulbs continuing to the floral decorated medallion, marked R. Lalique France, 10.75"w

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Pair of Baccarat candleholders

Lot 2016: Pair of Baccarat candleholders

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Description: Pair of Baccarat candleholders. Each having a wave form frieze surrounding the fitter above the organic pulled quatrefoil body rising on a shaped base, acid mark to base, 6.5"h

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Baccarat crystal console bowl

Lot 2017: Baccarat crystal console bowl

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Description: Baccarat crystal console bowl. Of rectangular form and having a contoured body rising on a molded base, circular acid mark on base, 5"h x 10.5"w

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(lot of 6) Crystal paperweight group

Lot 2018: (lot of 6) Crystal paperweight group

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Description: (lot of 6) Crystal paperweight group. Most executed by Baccarat,consisting of a dolphin, 6"l, love birds 2.5"h, hexagonal plaque, and an egg on stand, all with acid mark, together with a faceted egg and frog, unmarked

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Renaissance style gilt mounted looking glass

Lot 2019: Renaissance style gilt mounted looking glass

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Description: Renaissance style gilt mounted looking glass. The circular mount centered with the winged putti crest flanked with cascading floral swags continuing to the mythological decorated reserves and rising on a footed base, 17"h x 14"w

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(lot of 2) Orrefors vases

Lot 2020: (lot of 2) Orrefors vases

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Description: (lot of 2) Orrefors vases. One having a tapered hexagonal body continuing to the inswept waist and rising on a conforming faceted footed base 7.5"h, the second accented with a scalloped rim above the segmented body, each with script mark, (chips)

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Pair of Russian hurricane lamps

Lot 2021: Pair of Russian hurricane lamps

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Description: Pair of Russian hurricane lamps. 19th century, the etched shade with a cobalt border surmounting the floral and geometric reserves terminating at the baluster form support flanked with faceted crystal prisms and rising on a circular footed base, 18"h (one cracked shade in office)

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(lot of 24) Venetian hand painted glass plates and goblets

Lot 2022: (lot of 24) Venetian hand painted glass plates and goblets

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Description: (lot of 24) Venetian hand painted glass plates and goblets. 19th century, each with a gilt and enamel decorated border surrounding the scenic mythological frieze depicting warriors, consisting of (8) plates 8.5"w, (10) champagnes 7"h, and (6) wines 8.5"h

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Continental polychrome decorated horse drawn carriage

Lot 2024: Continental polychrome decorated horse drawn carriage

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Description: Continental polychrome decorated horse drawn carriage. The removable lid decorated to all four corners with putti connected by flower garlands, above the Rococo style body having gilt accents and fronted with two horses depicted in motion, marked Capodimonte 372 to the underside, 12'h x 29"l

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(lot of 10) Spode porcelain dessert service

Lot 2025: (lot of 10) Spode porcelain dessert service

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Description: (lot of 10) Spode porcelain dessert service. Executed in the 'New Fayence' and having a flora and fauna decorated body consisting of (3) scalloped bowls, (6) plates, and one footed compote 6"h x 10.5"w

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Arts and Crafts patinated bronze candlesticks

Lot 2026: Arts and Crafts patinated bronze candlesticks

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Description: Arts and Crafts patinated bronze candlesticks. Circa 1920, the dished bobeche above the bulbous reticulated insert having blown glass accents rising on a circular foot marked Tiffany Studios New York, 16"h (glass chip)

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Tiffany Studios blue favrile bowl

Lot 2027: Tiffany Studios blue favrile bowl

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Description: Tiffany Studios blue favrile bowl, the bulbous form with an iridescent blue to indigo body with a pinched detail encompassing the waist and rising on a circular base, marked L.C.T and numbered W363, 2.5"h x 4.5"w

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Tiffany Studios favrile cup and saucer

Lot 2028: Tiffany Studios favrile cup and saucer

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Description: Tiffany Studios favrile cup and saucer, each with an iridescent gold body and marked L.C.T Favrile, cup 2.5"h x 4"w saucer 5.5"w

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Tiffany studios footed dish and plate

Lot 2029: Tiffany studios footed dish and plate

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Description: Tiffany studios footed dish and plate, the bon bon dish executed in the Abalone pattern with a vine border accented with abalone reserves and rising on a circular footed base 3.25"h x 6.75"w marked Tiffany Studios New York, and numbered 1703, together with a dore plate having an alternating floral and vine pattern and marked Tiffany Studios New York, and numbered 1612, 10"w

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Tiffany studios, New York  gilt bronze bowls

Lot 2030: Tiffany studios, New York gilt bronze bowls

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Description: (lot of 2) Tiffany Studios, New York, gilt bronze bowls, each executed in form 1707 and having a stylistic border, marked Tiffany Studios, New York, and numbered 1707, 9"w

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Austrian cold painted lamp

Lot 2031: Austrian cold painted lamp

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Description: Austrian cold painted lamp, depicting an Arab and his maiden fronting a Moorish exterior flanked with a Persian carpet, each depicted under a palm tree and rising on a naturalistic base marked Austria, 16"h

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Pre-Columbian style codex vessel, of cylindrical form, the polychrome decorated body with a central reserve depicting two seated fig...

Lot 2032: Pre-Columbian style codex vessel, of cylindrical form, the polychrome decorated body with a central reserve depicting two seated fig...

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Description: Pre-Columbian style codex vessel, of cylindrical form, the polychrome decorated body with a central reserve depicting two seated figures, a male and female, centered with alternating friezes, 7.5"h x 6.5"w

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Veracruz culture, Atlantic Coast, Mexico, standing lady

Lot 2032A: Veracruz culture, Atlantic Coast, Mexico, standing lady

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Description: Veracruz culture, Atlantic Coast, Mexico, AD 500 - 900, monumental bare-chested standing lady, 23.5"h, Provenance: Westermann Coll. Germany

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Mapuche culture, ritual mask

Lot 2032B: Mapuche culture, ritual mask

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Description: Mapuche culture, Chile or Argentina, AD 1200-1500, stone ritual mask in the shape of the sun, bearing anthropomorphic features, 9"h x 9.5"w, Provenance: Joe Gerena Coll., NYC

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Stirrup bottle and olla, Chavin culture, North Coast, Peru

Lot 2032C: Stirrup bottle and olla, Chavin culture, North Coast, Peru

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Description: (lot of 2) Archaic minimalist style, 1200 BC, stirrup bottle; together with a Chavin culture, North Coast Peru, 800 - 1000 BC, olla / flared beaker with fine incisions, taller: 9"h

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Pre-Columbian figural vessel

Lot 2033: Pre-Columbian figural vessel

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Description: Pre-Columbian figural vessel, the seated figure depicted with arms behind his back, his front with incised decoration flanking his neck and shoulders, and retaining remnants of the original polychrome decorated surface, 8"h

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(lot of 21) Pre-Columbian vases of lovely form, the tallest from Tlatilco, Central Mexico, circa 500-200 BC, two red tones, repairs ...

Lot 2033A: (lot of 21) Pre-Columbian vases of lovely form, the tallest from Tlatilco, Central Mexico, circa 500-200 BC, two red tones, repairs ...

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Description: (lot of 21) Pre-Columbian vases of lovely form, the tallest from Tlatilco, Central Mexico, circa 500-200 BC, two red tones, repairs on one long 10.5''h crack, root marks, tri-lobed, the second a Teotihuacan Mexico, AD 500-800 vase with wide rim, having manganese creations, the smallest a tiny turtle vessel with two holes for suspension, Mesoamerica, repaired on hemispheric crack, tallest: 11''h, Pre-Columbian, Mexico, before 200 AD, ceramic figures and fragments including a Colima, Western Mexico, 200 BC- AD 200 complete figure having buff color, and a Chupicuaro, Mexico, 500-300 BC, tallest: 5.5''h, and Small Pre-Columbian fragments three of which are vessels, four of which are head fragments and five of which are animal heads, largest: 3.25''l.

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Casa Grande pottery Bowl

Lot 2034: Casa Grande pottery Bowl

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Description: Casa Grande pottery Bowl, New Mexico, the polychrome decorated body having a geometric decorated frieze contiuing around the bulbous body, 4"h x 6.5"w (hairline)

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Stone pipes

Lot 2034A: Stone pipes

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Description: (lot of 5) Mapuche Culture, Chile or Argentina, AD 1200 - 1500 carved stone pipes, largest: 3.5"l Note: Pipes are very rare in Pre-Columbian cultures and mostly existed in North America

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Silver beakers, Peru, 1200 - 1500 AD

Lot 2034B: Silver beakers, Peru, 1200 - 1500 AD

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Description: (lot of 2) Inca Culture, Peru, AD 1200 - 1500, silver beakers, one with a portrait face, the other having a pyramid shape, largest: 6"h

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San Ildefonso Santa Clara blackware vessel

Lot 2035: San Ildefonso Santa Clara blackware vessel

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Description: San Ildefonso Santa Clara blackware vessel, the bulbous form with a repeating floral and geometric reserve, base signed Dolorita Santa Clara Pueblo and Marie Santana, 3.5"h x 5"w

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Hopi  pottery jar

Lot 2036: Hopi pottery jar

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Description: Hopi pottery jar, the polychrome decorated form with geometric reserves flanking the bulbous body terminating on a circular base, 7"h

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Portrait of a Lord/ Ruler, Mochica Culture, North Coast Peru

Lot 2036A: Portrait of a Lord/ Ruler, Mochica Culture, North Coast Peru

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Description: Mochica Culture, North Coast Peru, AD 400 - 500, portrait of a Lord/ Ruler with Asian-appearing features and large ear ornaments, 5"h x 5.5"w

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Mezcala culture, Guerrero, Mexico, idol

Lot 2036B: Mezcala culture, Guerrero, Mexico, idol

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Description: Mezcala culture, Guerrero, Mexico, circa 1000 BC, abstract stone idol, the stylized body having carved facial features, 11"h

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Bob Stocksdale wood turned bowl

Lot 2037: Bob Stocksdale wood turned bowl

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Description: Bob Stocksdale wood turned bowl, the finely turned bowl executed in Padouk from Africa and rising on a footed base, signed and inscribed, 7.25"w

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R Wright wood turned vessel

Lot 2038: R Wright wood turned vessel

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Description: R Wright wood turned vessel, (possibly Russell Wright and executed in light maple) dated 1920, having a circular bowl rising on a circular base, signed and dated on underside, 5.75"w

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(lot of 2) Arts and Crafts pottery group

Lot 2039: (lot of 2) Arts and Crafts pottery group

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Description: (lot of 2) Arts and Crafts pottery group, one having a spherical body with a cobalt glaze accented with wax matte detail, marked "lot A" on base, unsigned 7.5"h x 6"w, together with a Royal Stanleyware gourd vase, with a polychrome decorated body decorated with grape and vine clusters, marked on base, 6"h

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Hawaiian carved wood poi bowl

Lot 2040: Hawaiian carved wood poi bowl

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Description: Hawaiian carved wood poi bowl, the highly figured bowl fashioned from koa wood, of hollowed circular form and tapering to the rim, the exterior with a later surface, the interior with a mellow natural patina, 6"h x 13"w

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Arthur Espenet Carpenter wood turned salad bowl and utensils

Lot 2041: Arthur Espenet Carpenter wood turned salad bowl and utensils

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Description: Arthur Espenet Carpenter wood turned salad bowl and utensils, executed in sugar maple, the utensils with a flaring and arched handle, the fork with winged tines and a carved upper handle, the bowl retaining a natural patina and marked Espenet, numbered 389, and Sugar Maple, utensils 10"l, bowl 4"h x 11.5"w

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(lot of 3) Native textile group

Lot 2042: (lot of 3) Native textile group

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Description: (lot of 3) Native textile group, Mexico second half 20th century, the flat weave examples with figural and geometric reserves, the largest 21" square

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