The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
WE'VE CHANGED OUR NAME
is now
 
To celebrate, we’ve enhanced our site with
larger images and browsing by category to help
you easily find what you’re passionate about.
Remember to update your bookmarks.
Get Started »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Continental, British, & American Decorative Works & More

by Brunk Auctions


821 lots with images

May 17, 2014

Live Auction

117 Tunnel Road

Asheville, NC, NC 28805 USA

Phone: 00 1 828 254 6846

Fax: 00 1 828 254 6545

Email: info@brunkauctions.com

821 Lots
Sort by:
Lots with images first
Next »
Per page:
British or Persian School

Lot 1: British or Persian School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (17th/18th century)Two rare views of a European Visiting a [Safavid] or [Qajari] Court, one representing the throne room and one, a meal, unsigned, gouache on vellum stretched on oak panel, 11-3/4 x 17-1/2 in.; matching 18th century carved and gilt wood frames, Throne Room with tears across upper right corner, bottom right, upper left, some loss to wrapped edges; Meal with staining and accretion; both with grime, splitting of panels verso; frames with some resurfacing, losses, pest damage and warping. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: Throne Room with tears across upper right corner, bottom right, upper left, some loss to wrapped edges; Meal with staining and accretion; both with grime, splitting of panels verso; frames with some resurfacing, losses, pest damage and warping

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Italian School

Lot 2: Italian School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Florentine, 17th century)The Virgin Nursing, oil on canvas, 27-3/8 x 21-5/8 in.; modern gilt wood frame, lined with wax and linen and restretched on new stretcher, areas of overcleaning, craquelure, some bloom and scattered retouch affecting less than 10% of surface; frame with abrasions

Condition Report: lined with wax and linen and restretched on new stretcher, areas of overcleaning, craquelure, some bloom and scattered retouch affecting less than 10% of surface; frame with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Italian School

Lot 3: Italian School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Florentine, 17th century)Madonna and Child, oil on canvas, 24-1/4 x 18-3/4 in.; fine gilt wood frame, lined with wax and linen, crackle, two periods of retouch affecting less than 10% of surface, abrasions; frame with abrasions and pest damage. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: lined with wax and linen, crackle, two periods of retouch affecting less than 10% of surface, abrasions; frame with abrasions and pest damage

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Italian School

Lot 4: Italian School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Sienese, 15th century)The Holy Family with Mary Magdalene, tempera on wood panel, 15-1/2 x 11 in.; painted wood frame, crackle, cupping, cleavage, pest damage visible primarily verso, vertical split, flaking, warpage, retouch in areas of paint voids primarily at edges. Provenance: A Riverdale, New York, Estate

Condition Report: crackle, cupping, cleavage, pest damage visible primarily verso, vertical split, flaking, warpage, retouch in areas of paint voids primarily at edges

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
After Fra Filippo Lippi

Lot 5: After Fra Filippo Lippi

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Italian, 1406-1469)upper portion detail from The Adoration of the Child at the Uffizi Palace, Italy, unsigned, attributed on card to Stephen Baghot de la Bere (1877 ? 1927), watercolor and gilding on paper, 14-1/4 x 29-5/8 in.; modern gilt wood frame, hinged in, some toning and fading,. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: hinged in, some toning and fading,

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Italian School, after Raphael

Lot 7: Italian School, after Raphael

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (19th century) Madonna and Child with Elizabeth and John the Baptist, after Raphael, 1864, unsigned, inscribed verso canvas "Randolph Clay/Reveston, New Jersey/Thursday 28th April 1887/La Santa Famillia/Raphael/Copy Selected in Naples February 1862", oil on canvas, 34 x 26 in.; original 19th century gilt wood and composition frame, original stretcher and tacking edge, crackle, bloom, grime; frame with losses to composition. Provenance: Reverend Horatio Hastings Weld, Moorestown, New Jersey; by descent in family to Marian Priestley Frank (Mrs. William W. Frank)

Condition Report: original stretcher and tacking edge, crackle, bloom, grime; frame with losses to composition

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
R. Poggioli

Lot 8: R. Poggioli

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Italian, 20th century)Two capriccio views: Figures by an Inlet with Village; Figure with Ruins and Mill, both signed lower right "R. Poggiali", oil on canvas, 62 x 41-1/8 in. each with frames; within two painted architectural cartouche shaped frames, lacking varnish, laid on masonite, scattered retouch; frames with abrasions

Condition Report: lacking varnish, laid on masonite, scattered retouch; frames with abrasions

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Italian School

Lot 9: Italian School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (17th/18th century)A Venetian Canal Scene, with a cardinal giving an address from a loggia, unsigned, watercolor and ink on paper mounted to stretched canvas, 9-7/8 x 9-7/8 in.; parcel gilt oak frame with wood liner, staining, toning, fading, some small areas with corrosive ink. Notes: This work is reminiscent of the Venetian views of Luca Carlevaris (or Lucas Carlevarijs, 1663-1730), a painter, etcher and architect.. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: staining, toning, fading, some small areas with corrosive ink

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
After Jacob Bunel

Lot 10: After Jacob Bunel

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (French, 1558-1614, possibly a period copy)The Battle of Arques, after a 1589 work by Jacob Bunel depicting Henri IV at the Battle of Arques, original held by the [Mus?e National du ChŸteau de Pau], Inv. P. 84-14-1., unsigned, oil on canvas, 16-1/4 x 21 in.; carved, painted and gilt wood frame, transferred from original wood panel, craquelure with some bloom present in varnish, retouch horizontally across bottom at former 'split'. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: transferred from original wood panel, craquelure with some bloom present in varnish, retouch horizontally across bottom at former 'split'

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Circle of Paolo de Matteis

Lot 11: Circle of Paolo de Matteis

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (or Piano del Cilento, Italian, 1662-1728)A Roman Battle Scene, unsigned, oil on canvas, 24 x 29 in.; carved, painted and gilt wood frame, lined and restretched, scattered light retouch, crackle; frame with abrasions. Provenance: Christie's, London: October 29, 2008, lot #201; Private Collection

Condition Report: lined and restretched, scattered light retouch, crackle; frame with abrasions

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Circle of Pietro da Cortona

Lot 12: Circle of Pietro da Cortona

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Italian, 1596-1669, a period copy)The Death of Turnus, unsigned, oil on canvas, 26 x 34-5/8 in.; unframed, lined, losses to paint at edges, craquelure, loss to pigment at Turnus' shield, old scattered retouch mostly at left edge, light abrasions. Notes: A scene from [The Aeneid], Turnus, king of the Rutuli is killed by Aeneas.. Provenance: Sotheby's, London: Thursday, October 30, 2008, Lot 271; Private Collection

Condition Report: lined, losses to paint at edges, craquelure, loss to pigment at Turnus' shield, old scattered retouch mostly at left edge, light abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Spanish School

Lot 13: Spanish School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (18th century)Portrait miniature of a Queen, unsigned, oil on oval oak panel, 10-1/2 x 8 in.; painted and gilt wood and composition panel style frame, some reduction at sides, panel slightly convex, some bitumen draw or draw from exposure to heat, abrasions; frame with abrasions and minor losses to composition. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: some reduction at sides, panel slightly convex, some bitumen draw or draw from exposure to heat, abrasions; frame with abrasions and minor losses to composition

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Italian School

Lot 14: Italian School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (17th century)Traveler Resting with Dog and Mule, unsigned, oil on canvas, 14-7/8 x 20 in.; carved oak frame with trefoil decoration, lined, craquelure, areas of overcleaning, two periods of retouch affecting approximately 20% of surface, stretcher marks; frame with abrasions

Condition Report: lined, craquelure, areas of overcleaning, two periods of retouch affecting approximately 20% of surface, stretcher marks; frame with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Follower of Aelbert Cuyp

Lot 15: Follower of Aelbert Cuyp

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Dutch, 1620-1691)Hunters on a Path, with figures by the wayside, unsigned, oil on panel, 11-7/8 x 16-1/2 in.; gilt wood frame, slight convexity, light pitting or abrasions to center left, frame abrasions at edges, varnish irregular under U.V. light; frame with abrasions. Provenance: with Christie's, New York, June 06, 2006, lot 32; by descent in the Rutledge Family

Condition Report: slight convexity, light pitting or abrasions to center left, frame abrasions at edges, varnish irregular under U.V. light; frame with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Flemish School

Lot 16: Flemish School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (17th century)Floral Still Life with Butterfly, unsigned, oil on canvas, 38-1/2 x 29-1/8 in.; carved and painted wood frame, lined, restretched on new stretcher, scattered retouch throughout affecting less than 10% of surface; frame possibly resurfaced and with abrasions. Notes: Attributed to Girolamo Galli (Active Rome, circa 1660) by L'Antiquaire & The Connoisseur Inc., New York, New York (see accompanying sheet).. Provenance: Princess Dorota Drucka Lubecka (Dorothy 'Doda' de Wolf) per L'Antiquaire & The Connoisseur Inc., New York, New York, No. PNG 17-14; Doyle, New York: Wednesday, May 16, 2007, Lot 63; Private Collection

Condition Report: lined, restretched on new stretcher, scattered retouch throughout affecting less than 10% of surface; frame possibly resurfaced and with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Flemish School

Lot 17: Flemish School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (17th century)Three Heads, unsigned, oil on canvas, 20-1/2 x 22 in.; modern Dutch ripple style frame, lined, restretched on new stretcher, crackle, retouch affecting approximately 25% of surface; frame with abrasions

Condition Report: lined, restretched on new stretcher, crackle, retouch affecting approximately 25% of surface; frame with abrasions

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Follower of David Teniers the Younger

Lot 18: Follower of David Teniers the Younger

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Flemish, 1610-1690, 18th/19th century)Pair of interior scenes: A Visit to the Apothecary and Praying Before the Meal, unsigned, oil on canvas, 12-1/2 x 17-3/8 in.; 19th century wood and composition frames, lined with wax and linen and stretched on old strainers, craquelure, yellowed varnish, scattered light retouch with more present on the Prayer scene; frames resurfaced. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: lined with wax and linen and stretched on old strainers, craquelure, yellowed varnish, scattered light retouch with more present on the Prayer scene; frames resurfaced

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Spanish School

Lot 19: Spanish School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (17th century)Still Life with Basket of Flowers and Fruit, oil on canvas, 25-3/4 x 37-1/4 in.; Louis XIV gilt wood frame, lined and restretched, abrasions at edges, crackle, scattered light retouch; frame reduced and with some resurfacing

Condition Report: lined and restretched, abrasions at edges, crackle, scattered light retouch; frame reduced and with some resurfacing

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pair Octagonal Delft Mantle Garnitures

Lot 20: Pair Octagonal Delft Mantle Garnitures

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: late 18th/early 19th century, octagonal covers with seated foo dogs, vasiform bodies decorated overall with stylized flowers within scrolling moldings, flaring octagonal bases, 16-1/2 in., both covers with chips and losses, bodies with chips and losses to enamel at top and base rims. Provenance: Collection of James Routh, Atlanta, Georgia

Condition Report: both covers with chips and losses, bodies with chips and losses to enamel at top and base rims

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Delft Tile Panel Depicting Saint with

Lot 21: Delft Tile Panel Depicting Saint with

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: JesusItalian, probably 19th century, nine tiles set onto a wooden frame with iron hanger, 25-1/2 x 23 x 1-3/4 in., extensive repairs and paint retouch especially in top right and left tiles, modern backboard

Condition Report: extensive repairs and paint retouch especially in top right and left tiles, modern backboard

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Collection of Six Matching Delft

Lot 22: Collection of Six Matching Delft

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Apothecary Jars, with Two Delft Vasespossibly Italian, 18th century, six each with ocher rope decoration over a medallion with jumping stag and an inscription, all on pale blue ground, each approximately 5-1/2 in., [glaze crackle overall, glaze wear with very minor chips at rims, base rings and shoulders, one with dime-size chip at lower shoulder, two with discolored areas at rims (possible minor repairs), some wear and losses to ocher decoration;] with two antique Delft vases, probably Italian, comprising a polychromed example with central medallion depicting man with turban, probably 17th/18th century, 10 in., [typical glaze wear and very minor chips at rims and shoulders;] together with a cylindrical blue and white vase depicting a crown motif, crackle glaze, possibly 19th century, 5-3/4 in., [extensive breaks and repairs throughout], (eight pieces)

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Collection of Twenty-Eight Antique

Lot 23: Collection of Twenty-Eight Antique

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Delft TilesContinental, 18th/19th century, comprising fourteen matching blue and white examples with star motif, with fourteen assorted examples in various colors, 5 x 5 in. and 5-1/2 x 5-1/2 in. scattered corner losses and edge wear, five with breaks and repairs (three of them with extensive surface retouch)

Condition Report: scattered corner losses and edge wear, five with breaks and repairs (three of them with extensive surface retouch)

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pair Italian Renaissance Tin-Glazed

Lot 25: Pair Italian Renaissance Tin-Glazed

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Earthenware AlbarelliVenice or Rome, late 16th century, each with dark blue decoration on pale blue ground, the first with bannerette "V. Rasini" (grape wine) and a smaller bannerette "SA", 9-1/8 in., [bruise at shoulder with associated glaze loss, glaze cracks and some retouch, other scattered minor cracks;] the other "E.D. Bacis Lavri" (bayberry water) and "SA" bannerette, 9-1/8 in., [3/4 in. chip and restoration at rim, otherwise generally good condition,] both with typical glaze wear and minor chips at rim and base ring. Notes: Illustrated in [The John Philip Kassebaum Collection, Volume I,] Catalog No. 94 A and B.. Provenance: John Philip Kassebaum Collection; Private Collection

Condition Report: both with typical glaze wear and minor chips at rim and base ring

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Large Tin-Glazed Earthenware Drug

Lot 26: Large Tin-Glazed Earthenware Drug

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Jarprobably Italian, 16th or 17th century, the body with blue decoration on pale blue ground, inscribed "[A-DE-ACETOS]", strap handles with lion mask bosses, 15 in., lacking one strap handle, two large chips in base ring, other scattered minor chips and glaze losses including base rim, handles and bosses, other typical surface flaws, no body repairs found. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: lacking one strap handle, two large chips in base ring, other scattered minor chips and glaze losses including base rim, handles and bosses, other typical surface flaws, no body repairs found

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Delft Blue and White Tile Panel

Lot 27: Delft Blue and White Tile Panel

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Depicting a Hunter and SquirePortuguese, probably 18th century, with possible attribution to Bartholomew Antunes, 42 tiles forming figural scene depicted through an elaborate Baroque surround, tiles set in modern concrete frame, 34 x 35-1/2 x 1-1/4 in., several tiles with breaks and repairs, edge chips and other typical flaws, set into later concrete ground. Provenance: purchased in Portugal with attribution to Antunes; Private Collection

Condition Report: several tiles with breaks and repairs, edge chips and other typical flaws, set into later concrete ground

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Follower of François Boucher the Elder

Lot 28: Follower of François Boucher the Elder

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (French, 1703-1770, 18th/19th century)Three Squabbling Cherubs, unsigned, oil on canvas, 25-3/4 x 31-1/4 in.; gilt silver frame, some deterioration of tacking edge at lower right with loss to canvas at corner, crackle, cupping, stretcher marks, two punctures, scattered retouch mostly at edges, some flaking at bottom; frame with abrasions. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: some deterioration of tacking edge at lower right with loss to canvas at corner, crackle, cupping, stretcher marks, two punctures, scattered retouch mostly at edges, some flaking at bottom; frame with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Two Marble Figural Garden Statues

Lot 29: Two Marble Figural Garden Statues

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (French or Italian, possibly 19th century)A Boy, holding a ball and wearing an animal skin; A Girl, holding a flower basket, 35-1/2 and 37 in., acid etching, some chips and possible repair or 'fill' verso one. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: acid etching, some chips and possible repair or 'fill' verso one

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
French School

Lot 30: French School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (early 20th century)Still Life of Flowers in a Vase, situated in a landscape within a scroll and shell cartouche, unsigned, oil on canvas, 36-3/4 x 54 in.; wood frame with incised decoration, original stretcher, dry surface with some cupping, cleavage and flaking; frame resurfaced. Provenance: Collection of Martha H. Grodzicki, Charlotte, North Carolina

Condition Report: original stretcher, dry surface with some cupping, cleavage and flaking; frame resurfaced

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Finely Engraved and Enameled Gilt

Lot 31: Finely Engraved and Enameled Gilt

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Bronze Tabernacle DoorContinental, probably French, 19th century, shaped and etched door mounted with figure of a lamb fronting a cross and banner, broad hinges with floral terminals, blue-enameled latticework bronze frame with outer band and rosettes at screws, reverse with enameled floral banding flanking central engraved figure of a chalice surmounted by two doves, central ring pedestal and three standing saints applied in silver, [Venize Adoremus] at top in red enamel, 14 x 8-3/4 x 1-3/4 in., with scrolling wrought iron stand, one hinge missing and the other bent from frame, missing four bronze screws on floral border inside figural heads, scratches to surface, no key. Provenance: Private Collection, Asheville, NC

Condition Report: one hinge missing and the other bent from frame, missing four bronze screws on floral border inside figural heads, scratches to surface, no key

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
French School

Lot 32: French School

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (18th century)Portrait of "Pierre fois Gerbauld/Myis de Tailly" (1678-1718), unsigned, oil on canvas, 25-3/4 x 21-1/4 in.; fine gilt wood oval frame, lined, crackle, retouch scattered throughout and obscured by varnish, possibly affecting up to 25% of surface; frame with some repairs and minor losses. Provenance: Collection of a Lady

Condition Report: lined, crackle, retouch scattered throughout and obscured by varnish, possibly affecting up to 25% of surface; frame with some repairs and minor losses

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Roman Carved Stone Vase

Lot 33: Roman Carved Stone Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (probably 2nd century A.D.)An ornamental vase with acanthus leaf and tongue decoration, possibly given a smooth stucco finish, limestone, 25-1/2 in., traces of original stucco surface, scattered chips and other minor losses, but otherwise good condition. Notes: In his summary, Dr. Kilinski states, "..a number of elegantly carved vases were decorated with graceful floral designs, such as those depicted on this vase, and were meant to be placed in garden setting to enhance the lush atmosphere of spacious Roman villas. These ornamental vases belong to the decorative arts of Roman antiquity and are not to be confused with Roman cinerary urns..".. Provenance: Civilization Gallery, Inc, Dallas, Texas, accompanied by certificate of authenticity and report by Dr. Karl Kilinski II, Classical Art Historian & Archaeologist, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas; Property of a Montgomery, Alabama Private Collection

Condition Report: traces of original stucco surface, scattered chips and other minor losses, but otherwise good condition

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Leopold Schmutzler

Lot 34: Leopold Schmutzler

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (German, 1864-1941)The Serenade, 1890, a flirtatious gent with two elegant young ladies beneath a portrait of their father peering down in possible disapproval, signed lower right "L. Schmutzler '90", oil on canvas, 16 x 23-3/4 in.; modern gilt wood and composition frame, lined with wax and linen, crackle, no apparent retouch, conservation by Ray Ketcham, Atlanta, Georgia, 1976; frame with abrasions. Provenance: Private Collection, Atlanta, Georgia

Condition Report: lined with wax and linen, crackle, no apparent retouch, conservation by Ray Ketcham, Atlanta, Georgia, 1976; frame with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Friedrich Carl Gröger

Lot 35: Friedrich Carl Gröger

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (German, 1766-1838) Mr. and Mrs. Gebauer, He, standing in a landscape and holding a pair of scissor glasses, [binocles-ciseaux], signed lower right "Gröger Pinx 1812" (?); and She, seated in a landscape and holding a hat filled with flowers, signed lower left "Gr?ger Pinx 1811", both oil on canvas, 40-1/2 x 35 in.; His frame possibly original, both gilt wood and composition frames, both lined, crackle, and scattered retouch primarliy in backgrounds affecting less than 7% of surface; frames resurfaced. Notes: Literature: [Fortegnelse over Generalkonsul Joh. Hansens Samling af Kunst, 1927, No. 463 & 464; Peter Vignau-Wilberg, [Der Maler Friederich Carl Gröger], Neumunster, 1971, 155 & v 15. Provenance: Edmund J. Kratz & Co., Hamburg, Germany; Private Collection

Condition Report: both lined, crackle, and scattered retouch primarliy in backgrounds affecting less than 7% of surface; frames resurfaced

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Jules Dupré

Lot 36: Jules Dupré

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (French, 1811-1889) Pastoral Landscape, with cows grazing in a clearing, signed lower right "Jules Dupré", oil on canvas, 11-1/8 x 14-1/2 in.; gilt wood and composition frame, original label verso for "William O'Leary/Fine Arts/Detroit/Mich.", lined, yellowed varnish, craquelure, small points of retouch lower right corner; frame with losses to composition. Provenance: Sold to Benefit the Asheville Art Museum

Condition Report: lined, yellowed varnish, craquelure, small points of retouch lower right corner; frame with losses to composition

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Adolphe Bachman

Lot 37: Adolphe Bachman

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Swiss, 1880-1956)A Pair of Venetian Views: Piazza San Marco and The Grand Canal, both signed "A. Bachman", oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in.; matching gilt wood frames, laid on fiberboard, canvas lifting, some retouch with some flaking on edges, yellowed varnish, crackle; frames with abrasions. Provenance: Callard of London Antiques, Chicago (label verso); Private Collection, Asheville, North Carolina

Condition Report: laid on fiberboard, canvas lifting, some retouch with some flaking on edges, yellowed varnish, crackle; frames with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Cesare-Auguste Detti

Lot 38: Cesare-Auguste Detti

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Italian, 1847-1914)A Gentleman in a Cloak, signed lower right "C. Detti", oil on canvas, 29 x 21-1/4 in.; carved and gilt wood frame, lined with transparent liner and restretched on original stretcher, repaired tear at bottom center, scattered light retouch, crackle; frame with abrasions. Provenance: Christie's, New York: October 22, 2008, lot 217, Marco Bertoli assisted in cataloging this lot for Christie's; Private Collection

Condition Report: lined with transparent liner and restretched on original stretcher, repaired tear at bottom center, scattered light retouch, crackle; frame with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Felice Giordano

Lot 39: Felice Giordano

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (Italian, 1880-1964)Along the Coast of Capri, signed lower right "Giordano Felice", oil on canvas, 26-1/4 x 24 in.; carved and gilt wood frame, lined, crackle, light retouch mostly in the upper half; frame with abrasions

Condition Report: lined, crackle, light retouch mostly in the upper half; frame with abrasions

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Beatrice Meyer

Lot 40: Beatrice Meyer

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (German, 19th/20th century)An Audience with Queen Elizabeth I at Court, signed lower left "Beatrice Meyer 1889", oil on canvas, 18 x 36 in.; gilt wood and composition frame, original stretcher and tacking edge, yellowed varnish, flaking at top left corner, rubbing at edges, crackle; frame with abrasions. Provenance: Frost & Reed, London (stamps verso on stretcher and canvas)

Condition Report: original stretcher and tacking edge, yellowed varnish, flaking at top left corner, rubbing at edges, crackle; frame with abrasions

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
17th Century Bound Spanish Manuscript,

Lot 41: 17th Century Bound Spanish Manuscript,

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: 1605[Valentin de Villagran, Medina del Campo, King Phillip III, 1605], 41-leaf manuscript, [carta executoria de hidealguia,] issued to Valentin de Villagran of [Medina del Camp], granted by King Phillip III, Spain, dated 1605, 41 vellum leaves, one full page colored and gilt image on verso of leaf showing Valentin and his wife and children worshipping before the image of the black Madonna del Guadalupe with coat-of-arms below, small portrait of King Phillip verso leaf 37, six other colored and gilt paragraph dividers, signature verso leaf 38, manuscript notes and extensions to the foot of 38 verso, leaf 39 recto, and 40 verso, schematic family tree added verso leaf 41, gouache with gilt highlights, 11-3/8 x 7-1/2 in., spotting, soiling, warping to vellum, insect damage, contemporary calf bindings with covers elaborately tooled in gilt and blind, extensively worn and broken stitching, losses, marked with crayon on back leaves. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: spotting, soiling, warping to vellum, insect damage, contemporary calf bindings with covers elaborately tooled in gilt and blind, extensively worn and broken stitching, losses, marked with crayon on back leaves

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
16th Century Map of the Mediterranean

Lot 42: 16th Century Map of the Mediterranean

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: [Natoliam Moderni dicunt tam partem quam Asiam minrem appelauere veteres . . . Turcia Turci Cive Imperii], engraved by Ioannes Deutecum, from [Speculum Orbis Terrarum], Cornelius De Jode, Antwerp, 1593, map of the Eastern Mediterranean with Greece and Asia Minor, two title cartouches, three sailing ships, and Noah's Ark appearing on Mt. Ararat, Latin text verso, hand-colored engraving on laid paper, 15 x 19-7/8 in. (plate), loose, curling, toning, pencil inscriptions, stains, adhesive residue, minor chipping and tears in margins (one tear lower left affecting border), hand-coloring probably later. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: loose, curling, toning, pencil inscriptions, stains, adhesive residue, minor chipping and tears in margins (one tear lower left affecting border), hand-coloring probably later

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
John Speed Map of the Turkish Empire

Lot 43: John Speed Map of the Turkish Empire

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: [The Turkish Empire, Newly Augmented], by John Speed, published by George Humble, London, 1626, spanning from Italy to Saudi Arabia, vignettes of costumed figures and city views in borders, hand-colored engraving, laid paper with watermark, related English text verso, 15-1/2 x 19-7/8 in. (plate), loose, curling, toning, stains, smudges, fading, corner loss and chipping at top (not affecting print), scattered tears in margins, three tears at top affecting print (longest 3/4 in.), plastic tape repairs verso, hand-coloring probably later. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: loose, curling, toning, stains, smudges, fading, corner loss and chipping at top (not affecting print), scattered tears in margins, three tears at top affecting print (longest 3/4 in.), plastic tape repairs verso, hand-coloring probably later

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Figural Fountain of Boy and Girl

Lot 44: Figural Fountain of Boy and Girl

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (20th century)Two children playing on a naturalistic base, signed "Nino Venezia", patinated bronze, 34 in., wear to patinated surface, abrasions. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: wear to patinated surface, abrasions

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Gilt Brass and Cut Crystal Reliquary

Lot 45: Gilt Brass and Cut Crystal Reliquary

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: StandContinental, probably 19th century, pineapple finial, angel, floral and fruit repouss? dome top over pyramid-form casement, center with Christ with the apostles at the last supper, applied silver surround, flanked by acanthus leaf, shell and floral gilt decoration, molded platform base with scrolling feet, angel-head supports, 14-3/8 x 10-1/4 x 8 in., lacking interior base. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: lacking interior base

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Gilt Bronze French Empire Cabinet

Lot 46: Gilt Bronze French Empire Cabinet

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: late 19th century, mask flanked by putti, body with mask flanked by foliate scroll and urn motifs, red velvet-lined interior, 4 x 13-3/4 x 5-1/4 in., wear to gilding. Provenance: Collection of Martha H. Grodzicki, Charlotte, North Carolina

Condition Report: wear to gilding

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Louis XVI Carved and Gilt Wood

Lot 47: Louis XVI Carved and Gilt Wood

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Nautical TrophyFrench, late 19th/early 20th century, finely carved and gilt appliques depicting dolphin, anchor, sword and other naval maritime devices, ribbon crest and tassel base, all set on pale blue painted ground with modern gilt frame surround, 73-3/4 x 39 in., appliques with some minor cracks and separations and may be of earlier date, some surface wear and gilding losses, ground with later blue paint and some wear and minor cracks at laminations. Provenance: Private Collection

Condition Report: appliques with some minor cracks and separations and may be of earlier date, some surface wear and gilding losses, ground with later blue paint and some wear and minor cracks at laminations

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Monumental Figural Cast Bronze and

Lot 48: Monumental Figural Cast Bronze and

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Carved White Marble Mantle Clock French, late 19th/early 20th century, clock stamped "Guyenot ? Paris", cast bronze figure of reclining maiden numbered "321" and holding a bird's nest with chicks and a bird and serpent, floral-decorated platform on carved white marble pedestal support encasing a circular enameled clockworks, enameled dial with Roman counters, stepped and carved thumb-mold base with bronze bun feet, with two keys and a pendulum, 20 x 26 x 8-1/4 in., cracking and wear to enameled dial, old breaks, repairs and chip to marble platform base, old crack and repair to marble in rear, lacking one rear foot. Provenance: by descent in the Sprunt and Taylor families of Wilmington and Winston Salem, North Carolina

Condition Report: cracking and wear to enameled dial, old breaks, repairs and chip to marble platform base, old crack and repair to marble in rear, lacking one rear foot

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Alfred Dubucand

Lot 49: Alfred Dubucand

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (French, 1828-1894)[Becasse avec une grenouille] (Woodcock with a frog), signed on base "Dubucand", patinated bronze, 11-1/2 x 16 x 10 in., wear to patination, foliate elements slightly loose

Condition Report: wear to patination, foliate elements slightly loose

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Two Ornate Silver-Plated Trays

Lot 50: Two Ornate Silver-Plated Trays

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: possibly Continental, late 19th/early 20th century, matching openwork border with hunting scenes with figures and animals, Bacchus mask, Art Nouveau female face with flowers, bathing scene and cupids, dolphin, scroll and foliate feet, one with unknown mark, no monograms: one round, 17-3/4 in.; one rectangular with two handles, 28 x 13-1/4 in., [one bent handle], both with loss to plate, light scratches, small dent. Provenance: Private Collection, Little River, South Carolina

Condition Report: both with loss to plate, light scratches, small dent

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pair Sterling Five Arm Candelabra

Lot 51: Pair Sterling Five Arm Candelabra

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: possibly Brazilian, 20th century, shaped lobed form with scroll and floral decoration, marked with interlocking "JLS", .925 fine, base inscription "AO Ten. Cel. Lehman W. Miller O Exercito Brasileiro", 112.13 oz. T., 18-1/2 x 12-1/2 x 12-1/2 in., light scratches, one piece of decoration bent. Provenance: Private Collection of North Carolina

Condition Report: light scratches, one piece of decoration bent

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Two Napoleon III Inlaid Fruitwood and

Lot 52: Two Napoleon III Inlaid Fruitwood and

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Rosewood Glove BoxesFrench, 19th century, both with slanted front, one interior stamped "TAHAN PARIS", serpentine front and floral inlay, 3-1/4 x 10-1/4 x 4-1/4 in., [age cracks throughout, some loose inlay;] one with brass inlay, 3 x 11-1/2 x 4-1/2 in., [missing inlay over keyhole, loose inlay on top, losses in corners] . Provenance: Collection of Martha H. Grodzicki, Charlotte, North Carolina

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Per page:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
...
17
Next »