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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
Viewing Notes:
Jadeite jewelry and cabochons; together with diamond and precious stone jewelry from Canadian and California Collections; Sino-Tibetan bronzes, Chinese porcelains, scholar's pieces and ivories originally purchased from Warren Imports, Laguna Beach in the 1960's; Numerous snuff bottles; together with netsuke, okimono and cloisonné from a West Hollywood Collection; Numerous Chinese and Japanese scrolls from a Coachella Valley Collection; Various groups of Pre-Columbian pottery; together with Early Chinese ceramics and Asian decorations from a Wilshire Corridor Penthouse;
Sale Notes:
February 12 - 16, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION (593 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


593 lots with images

February 17, 2013

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Beverly Hills, CA, USA

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Old Japanese Satsuma Hotei Figure

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Description: Old Japanese Satsuma Hotei Figure Early 20th Century, Japanese Satsuma-type very elaborately glazed and gilt figure of Hotei: standing and wearing floral robes; carrying a fan in one hand and with a karako at his shoulder (minor wear); H: 9 1/2"

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Carved Horn Boat & Cloisonné Vessel

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Description: Carved Horn Boat & Cloisonné Vessel South Pacific carved horn boat with figures; together with a Chinese cloisonné pedestal-footed covered vessel with precious vessel motifs on blue ground; L: 21" (longer)

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Metal Mounted Asian Bamboo Pipe

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Description: Metal Mounted Asian Bamboo Pipe Asian bamboo pipe with copper or bronze mounts, the bowl with fish designs (usual wear and "patina"); L: 17 3/4"

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Two Monot Stumf Glass Salt Dishes

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Description: Two Monot Stumf Glass Salt Dishes Two miniature Monot Stumf art glass salt dishes; each circular with foliate rim: one footed, the other with more everted rim; D: 2 1/2" (larger)

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Numerous Photos of Chairman Mao

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Description: Numerous Photos of Chairman Mao Collection of numerous (later) photos of Chairman Mao with others at various political events, etc.; totaling approx. 37 pieces; L: 15" (largest)

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Three Various Ceramic Vessels

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Description: Three Various Ceramic Vessels Three ceramic vessels: Pre-Columbian black cup of tapered form; Chinese Song-style glazed bowl with everted rim; and Pre-Columbian ewer/water vessel with incised scrolling designs; H: 7 1/2" (tallest)

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Group of Three Various Asian Items

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Description: Group of Three Various Asian Items Group of 3 various Asian items, including: Chinese or Indonesian silver spoon with repoussé and mythological figure design to the handle, abalone shell ladle; miniature silver(?) repoussé ewer with 2 handles, phoenix and dragon panels; together with a highly polished carved marble Guanyin, standing in veil and long robes, one hand in mudra, the other pouring a bottle (chips); H: 10 1/2" (Guanyin)

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Unusual Chinese Glazed Porcelain Censer

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Description: Unusual Chinese Glazed Porcelain Censer Unusual Chinese glazed porcelain tripod censer; of shallow circular form with two loop handles and with highly unusual mottled oxblood glaze in somewhat jun-style (minor wear to feet); D: 5 1/2"

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Two Chinese Glazed Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Two Chinese Glazed Porcelain Bowls Two Chinese, Song-style, glazed porcelain bowls: cream colored Ding-type with delicately moulded fish and leaf motif to the interior; and greenish Yingqing-type with delicately incised Shou and animal-type motifs to the interior; D: 8 1/4" (larger)

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Large Framed Landscape Lithograph

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Description: Large Framed Landscape Lithograph Large lithograph depicting a mountainous landscape with pine: entitled "Ponderosa Trail", signed illegibly and numbered 190/250; 18 3/4" x 31"

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Two Chinese Paper Scrolls: Blossoms

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Scrolls: Blossoms Two Chinese ink on paper rubbing-type scrolls; each depicting blossoming branches in "negative", inscription and seal mark to each; 58" x 27" (larger)

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Contemporary Lithograph: Interior

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Description: Contemporary Lithograph: Interior Lithograph; depicting an abstract architectural interior, entitled "The high window"; edition 1/20; signed illegibly and dated 2001; 26 3/4" x 34 3/4", framed

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Chinese Enameled Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Chinese Enameled Porcelain Bowl Early 20th Century Chinese enameled porcelain bowl; with design of 2 ladies in a garden, inscription to verso, seal mark (no cover, chips); D: 4"

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Antique Imari Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Antique Imari Porcelain Bowl Antique Imari porcelain bowl; with various bird and floral motifs to the interior and exterior, 4-character mark, Circa 1900; D: 8 1/2"

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Pair Chinese Enameled Porcelain Wine Cups

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Description: Pair Chinese Enameled Porcelain Wine Cups Pair Chinese, Qianlong-style small enameled porcelain wine cups; each with design of Immortals standing above waves, each carrying an attribute and some with attendants, inscription and seal mark to each; D: 2 3/4" (each)

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Japanese Painting on Silk: Quail

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Description: Japanese Painting on Silk: Quail Japanese ink and colors on silk painting; depicting two quail huddled among tall grasses, flowers and millet, signed (as-is); 17" x 27"

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Chinese Carved Lacquer-Type Vase

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Description: Chinese Carved Lacquer-Type Vase Chinese carved red lacquer-type vase; of baluster form with figural landscape panels around the body and floral panels at the neck; H: 19"

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Carved Wood Okimono Figure

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Description: Carved Wood Okimono Figure Japanese Carved wood okimono of a figure; standing and wearing a cap, carrying a dagger, signed on inlaid mother of pearl plaque, scrimmed detailing; H: 2 1/2"

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Antique Japanese Cloisonné & Two Ivories

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Description: Antique Japanese Cloisonné & Two Ivories Antique Japanese cloisonné covered censer, globular tripod form with colorful floral motifs, Circa 1900; together with 2 (as-is), early 20th Century carved ivories: man with mallet working on a Samurai helmet, with attendant; and a seated man holding a basket (missing hand); H: 3" (tallest)

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3 Chinese Art Books & Carved Wood Panel

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Description: 3 Chinese Art Books & Carved Wood Panel Small Chinese openwork carved wood panel with red and gilt dragons flanking a flowering precious vessel; together with 3 Chinese art books: Journey Into China, China Style, and Cradles of Civilization China; L: 18" (largest)

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Dish & Silk Panel

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Description: Antique Chinese Porcelain Dish & Silk Panel Antique Chinese Export-type porcelain dish: of shallow circular form with two loop handles at the rim, enameled bird and floral motifs, coral red mark, 19th Century; together with an (as-is) antique Chinese silk panel embroidered with bats and flowers; L: 23" (longer)

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Two Various Chinese Porcelain Vessels

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Description: Two Various Chinese Porcelain Vessels Two various Chinese porcelain vessels; blue glazed brushpot of somewhat foliate form and with continuous moulded landscape scene (seal mark); together with a coral ground foliate bowl with allover florals and scrolling vines in gilt tracery, seal mark; D: 9 1/2" (bowl)

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Two Chinese Archaistic Carved Hardstones

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Description: Two Chinese Archaistic Carved Hardstones Two Chinese archaistic carved hardstones: square tubular jung with incised designs in Neolithic style; together with a jade/hardstone qilin-form brushwasher (both heavily "calcified"); H: 7 1/2" (jung)

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Pair Creart Glass & Porcelain Compotes

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Description: Pair Creart Glass & Porcelain Compotes Pair compotes by Creart; each with cut glass bowl on a porcelain base adorned with a child in repose; H: 9 3/4" (each)

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Two Asian Glazed Ceramic Bowls

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Description: Two Asian Glazed Ceramic Bowls Two glazed ceramic bowls: Yaozhou-type Song-style of foliate form and with moulded lotus and scrolling vines to the interior; together with a Japanese crackle glazed tea bowl, orange color, signed box; D: 7 1/4" (larger)

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Antique Portable Desk & Bronze Letter Holder

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Description: Antique Portable Desk & Bronze Letter Holder Antique Continental wood portable desk, rectangular with a single drawer to one side and adjustable hinged cover for use as a writing surface (interior fittings missing); together with an early 20th Century, heavy bronze letter holder with four sorting compartments and with decorative floral motifs; L: 18" (larger)

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Silver Plated Pot & Antique Glazed Jar

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Description: Silver Plated Pot & Antique Glazed Jar Rogers silver plated fondue pot on tripod stand; together with an antique glazed pottery biscuit/cookie jar with floral motifs on crackle ground and with silver plated rim and cover; H: 10 1/4" (taller)

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Two Chinese Lacquer Eyeglass Cases

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Description: Two Chinese Lacquer Eyeglass Cases Two antique Chinese lacquer eyeglass cases; each of somewhat flattened ovoid form: the larger black, the smaller reddish brown (small flaws) the small with translucent jade/hardstone bi; L: 7" (larger)

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Two Chinese Vessels: Ceramic & Bronze

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Description: Two Chinese Vessels: Ceramic & Bronze Two Chinese vessels: Song-style glazed bottle vase with foliate mouth (wear); together with an archaistic bronze covered vessel with swing handle chain and archaistic motifs to the body, unusual marks (cleaned); H: 11" (taller)

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Antique Japanese Champlevé Enamel Vase

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Description: Antique Japanese Champlevé Enamel Vase Antique Japanese champlevé enamel and bronze vase; of high shouldered form with colorful geometric and mask-like motifs, Circa 1900 (cleaned); H: 10"

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Two Old Japanese Lacquered Figures

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Description: Two Old Japanese Lacquered Figures Two old Japanese lacquered figures: kneeling male on separate matching stand; together with a polychromed pottery girl seated in floral robes (various chips and wear); H: 16" (tallest)

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Two Carved Figures: Soapstone & Ivory

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Description: Two Carved Figures: Soapstone & Ivory Two carved figures: antique Chinese soapstone holding objects (losses); together with an old Japanese carved ivory kneeling figure with a vessel in one hand and knife in the other (repair); H: 4 3/4" (taller)

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Antique Chinese Jade & Hardstone Tree

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Description: Antique Chinese Jade & Hardstone Tree Antique Chinese jade and hardstone flowering tree; comprised of light pink rose quartz, agate, and others (various losses and flaws); in cloisonné enamel base (some chips), Circa 1900; H: 20"

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Cloisonné Miniature & Jeweled Lion Censer

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Description: Cloisonné Miniature & Jeweled Lion Censer Antique Japanese cloisonné miniature vase, ovoid form with floral motifs, Circa 1900; and a Nepalese censer in the form of a standing lion with allover turquoise and coral color glass "jewels"; H: 4" (taller)

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Three African Carvings & Pair Horn Birds

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Description: Three African Carvings & Pair Horn Birds Three African Carvings: large group of a doe and 2 fawn feeding on a plant, carved bone horns to the doe; and 2 masks with stylized features: the larger with detailed headdress (one flange repaired); the smaller with attractively coiffed hair (wear); together with a pair of carved horns in the form of elongated long beaked birds (some cracking and chips); inlaid eyes to each; L: 17" (largest)

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Two Song/Yuan Dynasty Glazed Bowls

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Description: Two Song/Yuan Dynasty Glazed Bowls Two Chinese Song/Yuan Dynasty, yueh-type glazed bowls with incised lotus-type designs (some rim chips); D: 7" (larger)

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Chinese Bronze Foliate Tripod Censer

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Description: Chinese Bronze Foliate Tripod Censer Heavily cast, Chinese bronze tripod censer; of shallow, somewhat foliate form with loop handles at the rim (some wear); D: 6 1/2", seal mark

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Chinese Green Glazed Ceramic Vase

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Description: Chinese Green Glazed Ceramic Vase Ming-style, Chinese green cizhou-type glazed vase; ovoid form with raised rim and with phoenix and floral designs, 6-character mark; H: 7"

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Two Carved Wood Figural Sculptures

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Description: Two Carved Wood Figural Sculptures Two carved figural groups, including: Indian carved and polychromed wood Ganesha holding a female and standing on one foot on a stand (cracks and wear); together with a Chinese carved wood reclining Guanyin with scepter (some wear); H: 24" (tallest)

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Chinese Carved Sodalite Boy-Form Pillow

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Description: Chinese Carved Sodalite Boy-Form Pillow Chinese carved sodalite boy-form pillow; the boy lying on his stomach, the stone of bright blue coloration with some white suffusions; L: 10"

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Three Various Large Chinese Porcelains

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Description: Three Various Large Chinese Porcelains 3 Large Chinese porcelains: pair ovoid vases with flared rims and with underglazed and enameled panels featuring quail and phoenix birds among flowers, wood stands; together with a similar umbrella stand with peacock and pheasant bird panels; H: 25" (tallest)

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Tall Chinese Bronze Figure of Guanyin

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Description: Tall Chinese Bronze Figure of Guanyin Chinese coppery bronze figure of Guanyin; seated on a raised lotus base, wearing long robes and veil, and holding her vase in one hand, the other hand in mudra (some wear); H: 24"

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Ancient Egyptian Glass Bottle Vase

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Description: Ancient Egyptian Glass Bottle Vase Ancient Egyptian glass bottle vase; the globular body with undulating decorative detail to the rim, some opalescence, fine patina (section missing from body, restoration to top); H: 4"

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Two Various Japanese Porcelain Dishes

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Description: Two Various Japanese Porcelain Dishes Two Japanese porcelain dishes: Double Phoenix oval serving platter with landscape scene; and antique Kutani foliate rimmed, rectangular serving dish with foliate motifs (minor wear), late 19th Century; L: 16 1/2" (larger)

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Two Antique Japanese Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Two Antique Japanese Porcelain Bowls Two antique Japanese porcelain bowls: the larger Imari with dragon center and leaves, the exterior with floral with figural reserves, 4-character mark; together with a Kutani enameled with double gourd and fish motif, seal mark; both Circa 1900 or earlier; D: 11" (larger)

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Album

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Description: Album "Famous Paintings of the World" Album containing a series of 20 prints; entitled "Famous Paintings of the World" and dated from February to June, 1894 (as-is, all the pages toned); L: 16"

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Antique Japanese Bronze Dragon Vase

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Description: Antique Japanese Bronze Dragon Vase Antique bronze dragon vase: baluster form with 2 loose ring handles, writhing dragon and flaming pearl to one side, phoenix and flowers to the verso; probably Japanese Circa 1900, now mounted as a lamp (wear); H: 21 1/2" (overall)

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Two Various Antique Japanese Porcelains

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Description: Two Various Antique Japanese Porcelains Two antique Japanese porcelains: Imari foliate plate with scrolling floral motifs around a central blue and white medallion; and a bowl with flowers around an interior landscape medallion, probably Arita, signed; D: 8 1/2" (larger)

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Large Oxblood Glazed Shekwan Figure

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Description: Large Oxblood Glazed Shekwan Figure Large and older, Chinese oxblood glazed Shekwan figure; of a bearded man in long robes carrying a large coin; H: 18 1/2"

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Signed Serigraph by L. Posillico

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Description: Signed Serigraph by L. Posillico Colorful serigraph print by Leo Posillico (American, b. 1944), titled "Having a Mind of Your Own", depicting various figures in an art class standing at their easels with a figure before them, signed and numbered 261/295; 24" x 32", framed

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