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Connecticut Estate Auction including estate of Jason Robards

by Fairfield Auction, LLC


574 lots | 573 with images

May 19, 2013

Live Auction

707 Main St.

Monroe, CT, 06468 USA

Phone: (203) 880-5200

Fax: (203) 880-5204

Email: rosie@fairfieldauction.com

574 Lots
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manner of Alphonse Mucha

Lot 1: manner of Alphonse Mucha

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Description: Figure of Victory the crowned figure supporting a wreath above her head unsigned 19 1/2" high early 20th century estimate 750/1000

Condition Report: drilled in the back of base, minor void in the side of the marble base

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Louis Vuitton Travel Bag

Lot 2: Louis Vuitton Travel Bag

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Description: with original lock and key monogrammed MTE on leather band 30"' long, 20" high late 20th century estimate 400/600

Condition Report: very good with minor rubs and scuffs to leather

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English Bracket Clock

Lot 3: English Bracket Clock

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Description: retailed by Tiffany & Co. 14" high early 20th century estimate 400/600

Condition Report: minor nicks and blemishes to face

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Quezel Art Glass Low Bowl

Lot 4: Quezel Art Glass Low Bowl

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Description: signed on pontel 12" diameter estimate 250/350

Condition Report: excellent

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Roseville Umbrella Stand

Lot 5: Roseville Umbrella Stand

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Description: Primrose 21" high estimate 300/500

Condition Report: 1" hairline at rim, marked as a second due to color inconsistency

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Roseville Jardiniere and Pedestal

Lot 6: Roseville Jardiniere and Pedestal

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Description: Bushberry marked 657-8 estimate 250/350

Condition Report: 2 short hairlines at rim, flake chip at top of pedestal, dirty from use.

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Wavecrest Dresser Box

Lot 7: Wavecrest Dresser Box

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Description: retaining silk lining 6" high, 5 1/2" wide estimate 300/500

Condition Report: excellent with fraying to silk lining

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Tiffany Studios Bronze Ferner

Lot 8: Tiffany Studios Bronze Ferner

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Description: with copper liner stamped "Tiffany Studios NY 834" 10 7/8" diameter, 3 1/2" high estimate 2000/3000

Condition Report: excellent original greenish bronze patina, liner is unsigned with hole in center

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Charles Bartlett

Lot 9: Charles Bartlett

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Description: Imperial City Wall, Peking engraving, 8 1/4" x 11 3/4" sheet size, pencil signed lower left numbered 9/75 estimate 800/1200

Condition Report: possibly trimmed, some stain left margin, otherwise excellent

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Hawkes Etched Golf Decanter

Lot 10: Hawkes Etched Golf Decanter

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Description: 11 1/4" high signed Hawkes on silver collar early 20th century estimate 300/500

Condition Report: light pings to silver

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George Van Der Straten Bronze Busts

Lot 11: George Van Der Straten Bronze Busts

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Description: Pair of bronze maidens on marble bases largest 8 1/2" high overall early 20th century estimate 400/600

Condition Report: excellent

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Heriz Carpet

Lot 12: Heriz Carpet

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Description: 8' 11" x 12' 6" circa 1910 estimate 4000/6000

Condition Report: low medium pile, end loss

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Kerman Carpet

Lot 13: Kerman Carpet

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Description: 5' 10" x 9' early 20th century estimate 1200/1600

Condition Report: some stretching, loss of fringe, medium full pile

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Group of Three Felt Dolls

Lot 14: Group of Three Felt Dolls

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Description: attributed to Lenci including palace guard largest 17" long estimate 400/600

Condition Report: dirty, a few stains

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Turkish Bagface

Lot 15: Turkish Bagface

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Description: 24" x 36" 19th century estimate 1000/1500

Condition Report: a 1"x4" patch along bottom and various small repairs, but full pile

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Shirvan Carpet

Lot 16: Shirvan Carpet

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Description: 2' 6" x 3' 11" circa 1910 estimate 300/500

Condition Report: loss to fringe, areas of moderate but generally medium pile

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Art Deco Bronze and Ivory Figure

Lot 17: Art Deco Bronze and Ivory Figure

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Description: Nude with Bouquet of Flowers 17" high unsigned circa 1920 estimate 500/750

Condition Report: with rubs to patina mostly on legs

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Theophile F. Somme

Lot 18: Theophile F. Somme

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Description: Bronze and Ivory Figure of a peasant woman with knapsack 12 1/2" high signed in base "Somme" estimate 1000/1500

Condition Report: lacking pole for knapsack, patina now muted

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Bronze Figure of a Tennis Player

Lot 19: Bronze Figure of a Tennis Player

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Description: 12 1/2" high overall unsigned early 20th century estimate 300/500

Condition Report: excellent

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Rutkowski & Robinette Harpsicord

Lot 20: Rutkowski & Robinette Harpsicord

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Description: 74 1/2" long, 34 1/4" high, 34 1/2" wide mid/late 20th century estimate 800/1200

Condition Report: one broken string, top with a couple of dark rings and in need of refinishing, plays

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Bronze Figure of an Archer

Lot 21: Bronze Figure of an Archer

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Description: Joseph Uphues impressed with artist's name and foundry on base 22" high excluding marble base circa 1920 estimate 1200/1800

Condition Report: excellent

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Pair of Similar Mission Oak Morris Chairs

Lot 22: Pair of Similar Mission Oak Morris Chairs

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Description: possibly Gustav Stickley or JM Young one with pegged back, the other without 30 1/2" wide, 34" deep 22 3/4" high to arms early 20th century estimate 1500/2500

Condition Report: excellent original condition with modest signs of use

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attributed to Samuel Yellin

Lot 23: attributed to Samuel Yellin

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Description: Iron and Brass Table Lamp with mica shade 23" high early 20th century estimate 800/1200

Condition Report: mica flaking otherwise dirty, but complete

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Danish Modern Lounge Chair

Lot 24: Danish Modern Lounge Chair

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Description: in the manner of Hans Wegner 40" high circa 1970 estimate 400/600

Condition Report: very good with minor wear to arms, upholstery has lost some vibrancy to original color

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Hans Wegner

Lot 25: Hans Wegner

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Description: Tambor Door Credenza 79" long, 31" high, 19" deep mid-20th century estimate 4000/6000

Condition Report: a few light scratches/dings to top

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Norma Bassett Hall

Lot 26: Norma Bassett Hall

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Description: Old Sycamore 13 1/2" x 11" woodblock print signed lower right from edition of 100 estimate 500/750

Condition Report: 4" tear running through upper right corner and down right margin, scattered abrasions to left side (mostly in upper left hand corner), moderate toning

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Tiffany Favrile Vase

Lot 27: Tiffany Favrile Vase

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Description: heart and vine pattern with wheel-cut leaves 11 3/4" high early 20th century estimate 2500/3500

Condition Report: scuffing to base from normal use, 2 very light string lines in decoration on one side

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Tiffany Favrile Cabinet Vase

Lot 28: Tiffany Favrile Cabinet Vase

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Description: with pulled feather design 2 3/8" high early 20th century estimate 600/900

Condition Report: tiny chip in vase from making, plus two small ground areas on one side probably from making.

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Group of Herend

Lot 29: Group of Herend

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Description: Four Cabinet Plates and Four Serving Dishes decorated with birds largest 10 1/4" diameter estimate 300/500

Condition Report: excellent

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Pair Venetian Murano Glass Candlesticks

Lot 30: Pair Venetian Murano Glass Candlesticks

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Description: with swans, 11 3/4" high estimate 300/500

Condition Report: excellent

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Hans Wegner Ottoman

Lot 31: Hans Wegner Ottoman

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Description: with original fabric stamped "16" 27 1/2" x 16" top, 16" high mid-20th century estimate 1200/1800

Condition Report: one faint scratch on handle, otherwise excellent

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Danish Modern Nesting Tables

Lot 32: Danish Modern Nesting Tables

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Description: Set of three largest measures 23" x 15" top, 22" high smallest with label "L. Pontoppidan, Danmark" mid-20th century estimate 400/600

Condition Report: a few modest blemishes including two light water marks

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Lot 33: Italian Art Glass Vase

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Description: signed Barbini with seven angled tubes 11" high estimate 400/600

Condition Report: excellent

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Early Swiss Key Wind Music Box

Lot 34: Early Swiss Key Wind Music Box

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Description: 11 1/2" long circa 1840 estimate 400/600

Condition Report: lacking tune sheet, key with one ear missing, plays nicely, minimal "spider webs" to comb

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Lalique Crystal Vase

Lot 35: Lalique Crystal Vase

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Description: with nude figures 9 1/2" high signed "Lalique (R) France" at base estimate 500/750

Condition Report: excellent

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Nikon (Nikkor) Lens

Lot 36: Nikon (Nikkor) Lens

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Description: 500mm fixed length lens 1:8 serial # 518164 estimate 500/750

Condition Report: lens appears very clean, has not been tested

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Ivory Monkey Cane Head

Lot 37: Ivory Monkey Cane Head

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Description: with glass eyes 3" high circa 1900 estimate 500/750

Condition Report: age lines

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Louise Bourgeois

Lot 38: Louise Bourgeois

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Description: Couples 44" x 26" lithograph pencil signed lower right and numbered "XXVI" lower left unframed estimate 1000/1500

Condition Report: a couple of very minor stray pencil marks in left margin, minor soiling in top margin

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Heriz Carpet

Lot 39: Heriz Carpet

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Description: 8'1" x 9'5" circa 1915 estimate 1500/2500

Condition Report: full pile with minor stretching and loss to fringe

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Room Size Sarouk Carpet

Lot 40: Room Size Sarouk Carpet

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Description: 9'1" x 10'10" circa 1920 estimate 1200/1800

Condition Report: restitched fringe, minor damage at salvage, otherwise very good

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Rene Chambellan

Lot 41: Rene Chambellan

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Description: Set of Five Plaster Plaques depicting Agriculture, Finance, Welfare, Health and Conservation each 25" x 15 3/4" each inscribed with the artist's name circa 1930 estimate 2500/3500

Condition Report: flaking to surface of one

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Jennings

Lot 42: Jennings "Peacock" Slot Machine

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Description: Five Cent 27" high circa 1930 estimate 1000/1500

Condition Report: very good old restoration to case paint, lacking lock for coin door, mechanism is in working order

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Handel Overlay Table Lamp

Lot 43: Handel Overlay Table Lamp

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Description: with geometric brick design, the curtain with a floral motif, 18" diameter, signed base and shade circa 1915 estimate 1200/1800

Condition Report: one curtain panel with a couple of cracks, patina on base and shade now scrubbed

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Impressive Bradley & Hubbard Lamp Base

Lot 44: Impressive Bradley & Hubbard Lamp Base

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Description: with intertwined dolphins 27" high, signed estimate 750/1000

Condition Report: attic found, replaced sockets and cord, patina somewhat oxidized-see images

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Reverse Painted Lamp Shade

Lot 45: Reverse Painted Lamp Shade

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Description: probably by Pittsburgh Lamp Company with obverse textured decoration as well, 14" diameter, unsigned early 20th century estimate 400/600

Condition Report: minor calcification to shade interior, no chips

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Pair of Arts & Crafts Sconces

Lot 46: Pair of Arts & Crafts Sconces

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Description: each with two lights, the shades lightly tapered conical form with caramel glass, 13" high shaded 4 1/2" diameter circa 1915 estimate 300/500

Condition Report: one arm has a crude solder repair, modest wear to surface, glass excellent

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Leonard Brooks

Lot 47: Leonard Brooks

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Description: Hydra 18" x 23" collage signed lower right, dated 1967 estimate 800/1200

Condition Report: very good with a few dark spots across top

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Sam Francis

Lot 48: Sam Francis

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Description: Untitled 53" x 32" lithograph pencil signed lower right numbered 59/150 estimate 6000/9000

Condition Report: excellent, professionally mounted at corners and middle of long sides

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Chryssa Vardea-Mavromichali

Lot 49: Chryssa Vardea-Mavromichali

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Description: Exhibition Poster on Mylar 35 3/4" x 25 1/2" presentation signed in marker estimate 400/600

Condition Report: several small pings, mostly at top and a couple areas of fogging

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Paul Jenkins

Lot 50: Paul Jenkins

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Description: Earth Day 29" x 21" lithograph signed lower left, 41/100 dated 1971 estimate 600/900

Condition Report: appears excellent, not inspected out of frame, apparently mounted at corners and mid points with hinge tape

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