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Auction Description for James D. Julia: 3-Day Winter Antiques, Fine Art & Asian Auction, Day 2
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Tuesday, January 29th 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 30th 8:00-10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 31st 8:00-10:00 a.m. Friday, February 1st 8:00-10:00 a.m.
Sale Notes:
This sale has 400+ paintings; American & European furniture & accessories incl. Clocks, Coins, Folk Art, Porcelain & 800 lots of Asian items incl. screens, jade, porcelain, ivory, scrolls & more.

3-Day Winter Antiques, Fine Art & Asian Auction, Day 2

by James D. Julia


628 lots with images

January 31, 2013

Live Auction

203 Skowhegan Road

Fairfield, ME, 04937 USA

Phone: 207 453 7125

Fax: 207 453 2502

Email: loakes@jamesdjulia.com

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LOT OF 200 MORGAN SILVER DOLLARS.

Lot 2000: LOT OF 200 MORGAN SILVER DOLLARS.

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Description: Lot includes: 1878 (7); 1879 (25); 1879o (1); 1880 (6); 1880o (1); 1881 (13); 1881o (3); 1882 (10); 1882o (4); 1882s (1); 1883 (18); 1884 (39); 1884o (3); 1885 (17); 1885o (4); 1886 (12); 1886o (15); 1887 (1); 1887o (20). CONDITION: Ungraded, circulated. 7-70196

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LOT OF 200 MORGAN SILVER DOLLARS.

Lot 2001: LOT OF 200 MORGAN SILVER DOLLARS.

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Description: Lot includes: 1887o (5); 1888 (13); 1888o (7); 1889 (27); 1889o (43); 1890 (7); 1890o (8); 1891 (22); 1891o (6); 1892 (2); 1896 (1); 1896o (17); 1897 (20); 1897o (13); 1898o (1); 1899 (5); 1899o (2); 1900o (1). CONDITION: Ungraded, circulated. 7-70196-1

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LOT OF 44 PEACE & MORGAN SILVER DOLLARS.

Lot 2002: LOT OF 44 PEACE & MORGAN SILVER DOLLARS.

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Description: Lot includes: 1893o; 1892cc; (4) 1878 cc; 1898s; 1899s; 1904s; 1891s; (13) 1922; (2) 1922d; (11) 1923; (1) 1923s; (6) 1924; (1) 1935s. CONDITION: Ungraded. 7-70196-2

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LOT OF MISCELLANEOUS US SILVER COINS.

Lot 2003: LOT OF MISCELLANEOUS US SILVER COINS.

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Description: Lot includes: (71 total)$1: (22) 1900o; (16) 1901o; (13) 1902; (3) 1902o; (1) 1903; (7) 1904; (3) 1921; (3) 1921D; (3) 1921s; $1/2: (21) (124 (50 cent) total) 1964 Kennedy; (20) Mixed Franklin; (104) Mixed Walking Liberty; (307) total 25 Cent: 294 Mixed Washington; 13 Mixed Standing Liberties; (352) total 10 Cent: 98 Mixed Roosevelt; 264 Mixed Mercury. $245.45 total face value. CONDITION: 7-70197

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LOT OF U.S. COINS.

Lot 2004: LOT OF U.S. COINS.

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Description: Includes: Partial Whitman Folder of: 3 Liberty Halves (56 total); 1 Franklin Halves (31 total); 3 Lincoln Cents; 2 Buffalo Nickels; 3 Jefferson Nickels. Also 28 Wartime Jefferson nickels; 2-1/2 rolls of Buffalo nickels; 1/2 roll of Lincoln Cents; Small lot of Canadian & world coins. Proof Sets include 1985-1999 and 1977-1983. CONDITION: Not graded. 7-70198

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1882 U.S. GOLD 10 DOLLAR EAGLE.

Lot 2005: 1882 U.S. GOLD 10 DOLLAR EAGLE.

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Description: Set in a 14k yellow gold pendant frame with gold filled necklace attached. PROVENANCE: The personal property of award winning American actress, singer, and best-selling author, Polly Bergen. CONDITION: Ungraded. 7-70136

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TWO US GOLD COINS & EIGHT US SILVER DOLLARS.

Lot 2006: TWO US GOLD COINS & EIGHT US SILVER DOLLARS.

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Description: Lot includes a 1906s gold $10 eagle; 1899s gold $5 half eagle and eight Morgan Silver dollars ((2) 1878s; 1879s; 1883; (2) 1885; 1887, 1921). CONDITION: Ungraded. 7-70174

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1947 MEXICO GOLD 50 PESOS.

Lot 2007: 1947 MEXICO GOLD 50 PESOS.

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Description: Set in a 14k yellow gold pendant frame, possibly a restrike. PROVENANCE: The personal property of award winning American actress, singer, and best-selling author, Polly Bergen. CONDITION: Ungraded. 7-70135

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PLEASE SEE NOTE IN DESCRIPTION.

Lot 2008: PLEASE SEE NOTE IN DESCRIPTION.

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Description: 1353 IRAN GOLD 6 PAHLAUI. PLEASE NOTE: This lot will not be available for bidding online due to last minute changes to the description. If you are still interested in bidding on this item, please call our office as soon as possible at 207-453-7125. PLEASE NOTE (1/29/13): Title includes a typographical error it should read 5 Pahlavi. Set in an unmarked gold pendant frame. PROVENANCE: The personal property of award winning American actress, singer, and best-selling author, Polly Bergen. CONDITION: Ungraded. 7-70138

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1907 FRANCE GOLD 10 FRANCS.

Lot 2009: 1907 FRANCE GOLD 10 FRANCS.

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Description: PROVENANCE: The personal property of award winning American actress, singer, and best-selling author, Polly Bergen. CONDITION: Ungraded. 7-70152

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TWO 1979 SOUTH AFRICA GOLD 1 KRUGERRANDS.

Lot 2010: TWO 1979 SOUTH AFRICA GOLD 1 KRUGERRANDS.

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Description: PROVENANCE: The personal property of award winning American actress, singer, and best-selling author, Polly Bergen. CONDITION: Ungraded 7-70139

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18K GOLD POCKET WATCH BY AURORA WATCH COMPANY.

Lot 2011: 18K GOLD POCKET WATCH BY AURORA WATCH COMPANY.

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Description: PLEASE NOTE (01-28-13): This watch in fact has a gold filled case and is neither 18k or 14k. Heavy case marked "Dueber Champion 14K", serial number 2966769. The dial marked "Aurora Watch Company". The movement marked "Aurora Watch Co. Aurora Ills 15 Jewels", serial number 75947 (1885/86). Weight: Case without movement 56 grams (1.8 troy ounces). SIZE: Case: 2-1/8" W. PROVENANCE: To be sold to benefit the South Amherst, MA Congregational Church. CONDITION: Two hands missing, cracks in dial, unknown working order, inside lid with some wear and small dent. 9-27861

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OUTSTANDING GOLD, MOSS AGATE PANELED OVAL HINGED BOX WITH INSET AFRICAN PROFILE CAMEO.

Lot 2012: OUTSTANDING GOLD, MOSS AGATE PANELED OVAL HINGED BOX WITH INSET AFRICAN PROFILE CAMEO.

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Description: The hinged lid in yellow gold having a 1-1/4" x 1" cameo of a black woman's profile. She wears a ruby earring and diamond necklace having nine mine cut diamonds. She is flanked by two rectangular moss agate planchettes and having horizontal bars above & below the moss agate. The base of the box is moss agate and the sides have 24 oval 1/2" moss agate cabochons. Probably 19th Century, possibly French or British Colony. One of the most magnificent stone & gold boxes we have encountered. SIZE: 1" h x 3-1/2" x 2-3/4". CONDITION: There are 3 small rubbed areas on the cover and one or all may have held touchmarks, some of the agate pieces have age lines/cracks. 7-73221

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RUSSIAN ORTHODOX SILVER, GOLD & GEMSTONE MONSTRANCE.

Lot 2013: RUSSIAN ORTHODOX SILVER, GOLD & GEMSTONE MONSTRANCE.

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Description: The mark located at the back of the base is rubbed and hard to read, possibly "DA" in Cyrillic, Dmitri Andreev, active St. Petersberg, 1835-1860. Sunburst frame set with old mine cut sapphires, diamonds, emeralds, and rubies. Later lapis lazuli stepped base. WEIGHT: Without lapis base but including the mounting screw & plate which are not gold: 128 grams. SIZE: 5-1/2" h total: 4" without lapis base. 1-1/4" Eucharist. CONDITION: Very good. Over the years these monstrances were fitted with different accessories including bases and it is possible that the bottom 1" base is an appropriate associated base. 9-27760

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PAIR OF FRAMED STERLING SILVER ROYAL FIGURES.

Lot 2014: PAIR OF FRAMED STERLING SILVER ROYAL FIGURES.

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Description: The 5" h cast figures are hallmarked with various English marks including rampant lion, leopard head, script "G", "F" with maker's mark "BM". One shows a standing Queen on plinth, the other shows a King on plinth. The silver pieces are housed in oval 19th Century frames with a reverse painted landscape glass background and front glass. SIZE: Overall: 9" x 7-1/2". CONDITION: Front glass of King has crack to side, back glass of Queen has horizontal crack. Otherwise very good. 9-28180

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OUTSTANDING FRENCH LOUIS XVI HAND CHASED SOLID SILVER JEWELRY CASKET.

Lot 2015: OUTSTANDING FRENCH LOUIS XVI HAND CHASED SOLID SILVER JEWELRY CASKET.

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Description: PLEASE NOTE (01-28-13): We have been notified that the marks are from Hanau and that this is a 19th Century solid silver copy of an 18th Century box. This outstanding box with French hallmarks on base indicating the Paris Charge Mark for either 1768-74 or 1780-91 and two other hallmarks which are unidentifiable. Cover having opposing medallions of what appears to be Louis XV and Louis XVI, having a spread winged eagle above and crossed arrows and drum below, with a garland of flowers through center. Corners have relief rams heads leading to hoofed feet. The ends with oval medallions surrounded by flower garlands and torches. The front and back with ribbon topped columns, garland of flowers and central oval unmonogrammed area. Original key is present. We believe this to be a commemorative box for the transition of Louis XV to Louis XVI. Accompanying the box is a 1908 receipt from John Fenning Antiques, New York City. Weight: 23.6 troy ounces. SIZE: 4" H x 7-1/2" W x 5-1/2" D. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28392

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TWO SILVER & BALEEN LONG HANDLED DIPPERS.

Lot 2016: TWO SILVER & BALEEN LONG HANDLED DIPPERS.

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Description: 1) Having an oval bowl set with a 1836 1 Schilling coin, baleen handle having a twist decoration ending in a silver tip. 2) Having a round bowl set with a 1755 2 Reales Mexican silver coin, baleen handle having decoration twist to the top. SIZE: 14" l. CONDITION: One handle missing silver tip, generally good. 9-27202

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FINE LOT OF SIXTEEN WOOD-CASED BUTTON CARDS.

Lot 2017: FINE LOT OF SIXTEEN WOOD-CASED BUTTON CARDS.

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Description: This fabulous lot includes a card with twelve copper art nouveau zodiac buttons with nude maidens. A card with six brass-decorated MOP buttons with animals; eight cards with a fabulous assortment of metal picture buttons, including people, mythology, flowers, cherubs, groups, and more; fine card of cameo profiles, another card of profiles; fine cloisonne, enamel; a card with paperweights and more. SIZE: Overall: 12-3/4" x 9-3/4". CONDITION: Very good. 9-27863

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FINE STEINWAY MODEL

Lot 2017A: FINE STEINWAY MODEL "M" BABY GRAND PIANO.

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Description: Circa 1888-1889, New York. Serial number 64426. The grand piano with ebonized finish of typical form raised on reeded cylindrical legs headed by incised and carved floral decoration, raised on suppressed ball feet with casters. The keyboard cover marked "Steinway & Sons./Patent Grand./New York./London./Hamburg." Serial number is impressed behind the key slip, and also stenciled in the iron frame. Together with an American ebonized piano chair with swivel seat, glass ball, and chrome claw feet. SIZE: Overall piano: 38-1/2" h x 72-1/2" l x 54-1/2" w. Length of soundboard: 5'7". CONDITION: Ebonized surfaces remain intact, but would need professional re-polishing to return it to restored condition. Until recently, the piano was tuned and utilized on a yearly basis. Soundboard remains intact with minimal and minor hairline seam cracks. Piano in good working order. 9-27559

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STEINWAY BABY GRAND PIANO.

Lot 2017B: STEINWAY BABY GRAND PIANO.

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Description: Circa 1907. New York. Steinway & Sons Model A II Square-Tail Baby Grand Piano in mahogany case, serial number 126494. Of typical form, each cheek with scrolled molded detail, the case raised on square tapering molded legs terminating in Marlborough feet raised on brass casters. Piano is accompanied by a mahogany piano bench with details similar to piano. SIZE: 72" Case l, 56" w. CONDITION: Piano retains good action and has remained in the same family for several years with periodic maintenance and tuning, sound board has hairline cracks but retains good tone, case with alligator finish. Right cheek facing with veneer damage in need of restoration. Otherwise, generally good. 9-25596

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UNIQUE AND MAGNIFICENT EMBROIDERED SILK WORK OF THE TAJ MAHAL.

Lot 2018: UNIQUE AND MAGNIFICENT EMBROIDERED SILK WORK OF THE TAJ MAHAL.

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Description: Mid 20th century, India. An exceptionally detailed 3-dimensional (rising up to 3/4") rendering of the Taj Mahal and its formal gardens and reflecting pool. Wrought against a night sky. The mausoleum rendered in 3-dimensional detail includes a faithful rendition of the main spandrel depicting the polychrome floral scrolling vinery. Bordering the spandrel, the calligraphy on the pishtaq of the main portal has been carefully reproduced in metallic thread. Extending forward is the reflecting pool wrought in shades of blues and grays. The reflective image of the front of the mausoleum can be clearly seen. The windows woven in gold thread, the balustrades and friezes decorated with polychrome thread mimicking floral vinery. The gilded finial of the central dome is beautifully represented in gold thread. Framing the Taj Mahal the rendition of the four outer minarets places an added dimension to the whole. The formal gardens in the foreground bordered by 3-dimensional cypress shrubs representing the changes to the garden under British rule. Framing this tableau is a wide border of midnight blue velvet arabesques, the larger of which contain a 3-dimensional bejeweled flowering plant alternating with smaller arabesques, each with a single jeweled bloom. Further framed by a secondary border of single jeweled blooms above scrolling latticework. Jeweled flowers encompass approximately 1760 cabochons of which 10 appear to be sapphires, 680 appear to be emeralds, and 1070 appear to be rubies. Because of the variations of color in some of the stones we are approximating the proportion of sapphires to rubies. The floral borders represent the shrubbery found within the formal gardens. The whole within a beige velvet frame. Now mounted in a contemporary gold gilt frame behind plexiglass. This extraordinary work is the product of a 10 year endeavor by a father and son during which time the large embroidery of the Sacred Peacock was created. These two important works descended through the family until they were acquired by the current owner. They were first on public display in the Ivory Palace, a commercial outlet in Dehli, India. Subsequently, at the personal request of Indira Ghandi, the works were placed in the Pavilion of India during the 1967 International Exposition in Montreal Canada. At the conclusion of the exposition the ownership of the tapestries transferred to the current owner. SIZE: Sight: 67" h x 92-1/2" w. Frame: 80" h x 105" w. CONDITION: The floral border with strong, vibrant color accentuating the more subdued colors of the central panel. All of which remain as was originally intended. Therefore, in very fine condition overall. All jewels appear to be present. Two surface scratches to interior of plexiglass proper left side. Additionally a 1" diagonal hairline crack in plexiglass proper upper left corner. 9-26419

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UNIQUE AND IMPORTANT RELIEF TAPESTRY OF A SACRED WHITE PEACOCK OF INDIA.

Lot 2019: UNIQUE AND IMPORTANT RELIEF TAPESTRY OF A SACRED WHITE PEACOCK OF INDIA.

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Description: Mid 20th century, India. The product of a private commission, this silk work tapestry heightened with gold and silver threads depicts a 3-dimensional image of a white peacock perched on the branch of a tree with emerald green variegated foliage within a water landscape. The peacock is posed with its head in profile. Set against a black sky within an arabesque floral border in shades of lavender of repeating blooms accented with gold thread within a velvet wine red frame, the center of each flower mounted with alternating ruby (40 total) and opal (39 total) cabochons. The magnificent tail plumage, the focal point, encompassing the bottom half of the tapestry, set with 72 large emerald cabochons of varying sizes and coloration, totaling approximately 3000 carats. Housed in a contemporary gold gilt frame behind plexiglass. This extraordinary work is the product of a 10 year endeavor by a father and son during which time the large embroidery of the Taj Mahal was created. These two important works descended through the family until they were acquired by the current owner. They were first on public display in the Ivory Palace, a commercial outlet in Dehli, India. Subsequently, at the personal request of Indira Ghandi, the works were placed in the Pavilion of India during the 1967 International Exposition in Montreal Canada. At the conclusion of the exposition the ownership of the tapestries transferred to the current owner. SIZE: Sight: 63" x 26-1/2". Frame: 73" x 38". CONDITION: Cotton, silk and metallic threads in very fine condition. Colors strong and vibrant. One opal cabochon right side facing is missing. Otherwise all stones present. 9-26420

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UNIQUE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT EAGLE CARVED STAND.

Lot 2020: UNIQUE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT EAGLE CARVED STAND.

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Description: Last quarter 19th century, New England. The square molded top above the conforming frieze pierce carved with vinery, joined to four spiral twist legs, joined by a vine carved gallery above the lower shelf on which is mounted a nicely carved displayed eagle on a turned ball top pedestal. The stand raised on four carved legs simulating the legs and hairy claw feet of an animal. All in cream paint. SIZE: 34-1/2" h. Top: 14" x 14". CONDITION: Painted surfaces with soiling and losses, two feet with losses to claws, generally in need of restoration, but otherwise structurally good. 9-27456

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GROUP OF FIVE NANTUCKET LIGHTSHIP BASKETS.

Lot 2021: GROUP OF FIVE NANTUCKET LIGHTSHIP BASKETS.

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Description: Mid 20th century, Nantucket, Massachusetts. The first a signed handbag with lid branded by the maker, "Jose Formosa Reyes". The second a large oval open basket with bentwood swing handle. The third a shallow round basket with swing handle. The fourth a similar deep example. The fifth a miniature round swing basket with handle. SIZE: 1) 6-3/4" h x 9" l x 7-1/2" w. 2) 7" h x 15-1/2" l x 12" w. 3) 4" h x 8-1/2" dia. 4) 7" h x 9-3/4" dia. 5) 3" h x 3-1/4" dia. CONDITION: Generally very good. 1) With very worn brand on bottom. 3) With losses to wrapping of rim by handle. 9-27217

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CARVED EAGLE PLAQUE BY JOHN HALEY BELLAMY.

Lot 2022: CARVED EAGLE PLAQUE BY JOHN HALEY BELLAMY.

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Description: PLEASE NOTE (01-28-13): This is a "Portsmouth" model made as a copy of a Bellamy Eagle, made by Artistic Carving Co and was illustrated in their catalog on page 2. Mid 20th Century. John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914), Kittery, Maine. Carving of a displayed eagle with great seal of the United States. The proper right wing affixed with pole from which a banner reading, "DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP". Banner and shield each painted in red, white and blue enamel paint. The body of the eagle retains traces of gilding and green paint. For similar examples, see pages 66-67 in "John Haley Bellamy Carver of Eagles" book, by Yvonne Brault Smith. SIZE: 28" l x 9-3/4" h x 4-1/2" d. PROVENANCE: From a fine Westerly, Rhode Island estate. CONDITION: Although structurally very good, the carving shows evidence of an attempt to remove gilded and painted surfaces, resulting in the remnants of heavy residue within all of the grooves of the carving and subsequent losses of much the gilded and painted surfaces. 9-28342

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UNIQUE FOLK ART CARVED PANEL OF A WHALE HUNT.

Lot 2023: UNIQUE FOLK ART CARVED PANEL OF A WHALE HUNT.

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Description: Second half 19th century, New England. This dramatic carving of a whale hunt. The central figure in foreground of a sperm whale rolling in the water, a large whaling ship in the background. Additional whaling boats with harpooners engaging whales in the background. All rendered on a pine plank, possibly a hatch cover. SIZE: 23-1/2" h x 60-1/2" l. PROVENANCE: From a fine coastal Westerly, Rhode Island estate. CONDITION: Generally very good. Decorated and carved surfaces intact. 9-28338

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FINE SCRIMSHAW TUSK.

Lot 2024: FINE SCRIMSHAW TUSK.

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Description: Circa 1880, Western Pacific. Scrimmed with figure of a lady in fashion gown beneath crossed harpoons and anchor. The reverse scrimmed with clipper ship flying an American flag, beneath a displayed eagle clutching the great seal of the United States. Together with a cluster of arrows. A banner reading "FREE TRADE" in its beak. SIZE: 8-3/4" l. Greatest cir: 7". PROVENANCE: The Lahaina Whaling Museum, Maui, Hawaii. CONDITION: Very good with fine age cracks and with rich patina. Old surfaces nicks and scratches. 7-70275

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WHALES TOOTH PAPERWEIGHT.

Lot 2025: WHALES TOOTH PAPERWEIGHT.

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Description: Mid 19th century, Western Pacific. The tooth fitted with turned handle. SIZE: 2-3/4" h x 6-1/4" l. PROVENANCE: Formerly on display at the Lahama (Lahaina), Maui Whaling Museum, Hawaii. CONDITION: Fine polished surfaces with color and patina. 7-70277

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FIJIAN WHALE'S TOOTH

Lot 2026: FIJIAN WHALE'S TOOTH "TABUA".

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Description: First half 19th century, island of Fiji. In modern frame. A sperm whale's tooth, mounted and hung from a braided cord traditionally of coir sinnet. This traditional form of necklace was considered an heirloom within the family of the owner. This lot is accompanied by a Hearst Gallery catalog and additional document describing these tabuas. SIZE: 6-1/4" l of tooth. Frame size: 20-1/4" h x 16" w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-73332

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ATTRIBUTED TO ROBERT SALMON (American, 1775-aft. 1845) SALVAGING THE WRECK.

Lot 2027: ATTRIBUTED TO ROBERT SALMON (American, 1775-aft. 1845) SALVAGING THE WRECK.

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Description: Small unsigned oil on wood panel scene shows a large sailing vessel wrecked in shallow water with figures atop and beside. A group of people, one on horseback, watches from the beach side and a mother & child can be seen atop a fenced cliff. Housed in a gilt wood frame with velvet liner. NOTE: From the "Catalogue of Robert Salmon's Pictures 1828-1840" there are three works which may reference the above painting. Of similar size and dating from the mid-1830's, the views all describe scenes with wrecks and figures (#840 and #842). Catalog #864 is however more specific: "8 x 5-1/2" 1 Day Calm with a wreck, rocks and figuars (sic) man on horseback". SIZE: 5-3/4" x 8-1/4". Overall: 10-3/4" x 13". PROVENANCE: The personal property of award winning American actress, singer, and best-selling author, Polly Bergen. CONDITION: Craquelure, in need of restoration. 7-70173-1

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UNSIGNED (English School, 19th Century) PORTRAIT OF THE SHIP

Lot 2028: UNSIGNED (English School, 19th Century) PORTRAIT OF THE SHIP ""TOM HENRY" OF NEW QUAY-CAPT J. CLEMENS".

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Description: Gouache and watercolor portrait shows the black-hulled schooner sailing right to left with full sails. A blue & white ship's pennant from back mast and flying British flag. The name emblazoned on the bow and six crew members are seen on deck. Two other sailboats are seen with white crested blue waves. On left is seen a green peninsula with double lighthouses and building. Bottom legend with title in black cursive writing. Housed in an antique birdseye maple ogee frame with gold liner and modern brown matte behind glass. SIZE: Sight: 21-1/2" x 30". PROVENANCE: From a fine New Jersey home. CONDITION: Very good. 9-24612

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VERY FINE SCRIMSHAW TUSK OF THE CLIPPER SHIP TAEPING.

Lot 2029: VERY FINE SCRIMSHAW TUSK OF THE CLIPPER SHIP TAEPING.

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Description: Third quarter 19th century, Western Pacific. Part of the China tea trade legacy, this large scrimshawed piece taken from the tip of a tusk depicts the junk foo chow in Peking. The reverse a scrimmed portrait of the ship Taeping, beneath which in a banner is scrimmed "HOMEWARD BOUND FROM CHINA". The carving mounted on an ebonized socle. SIZE: 8-1/2" h of tusk. 13-1/2" cir base. 11" h overall. PROVENANCE: Formerly on display at the Lahama (Lahaina), Maui Whaling Museum, Hawaii. The piece is accompanied by an identification tag reading the following: "Very large scrimshawed elephant tusk depicting the clipper "Taeping". The Taeping was a China Tea Clipper, launched in December 1863. She sailed from Shanghai to London laden with 1,099,900 lbs of tea. This crossing took 102 days and was one of the fastest. On September 22, 1871 she was wrecked on Ladd's Reef, China Sea. CONDITION: Very good, with undisturbed surfaces. Normal and expected shrinkage cracks throughout. Very good. 7-70276

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LEATHER & STERLING TROPHY MUG BY GORHAM SILVER CO.

Lot 2030: LEATHER & STERLING TROPHY MUG BY GORHAM SILVER CO.

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Description: The top rim marked with the Gorham hallmark, "AY 455" and "Sterling". The mug shaped form having a strap handle and centered shield in silver with triple monogram. SIZE: 9-1/2" x 5" dia. at rim. PROVENANCE: The personal property of award winning American actress, singer, and best-selling author, Polly Bergen. CONDITION: Some age cracking and splits to stitches, otherwise good. 7-70137

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IMPORTANT HAWAIIAN KOA DEEP BOWL.

Lot 2031: IMPORTANT HAWAIIAN KOA DEEP BOWL.

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Description: A fine and rare Hawaiian bowl fashioned from koa wood, of hollowed circular form, and tapering to the rim. The bowl exhibits a number of old indigenous repairs including a panel secured with old dowels and hardwood "stitching" around the border. The side with two butterfly repairs securing an old shrinkage crack; fine aged patina on the interior and warm reddish brown on the exterior. NOTE: A similar example, part of the Captain James Cook collection, sold in the rooms at Sotheby's, New York, on November 16th, 2001, lot 248. In addition, a similar royal Hawaiian bowl was appraised on The Antiques Roadshow, August 21st, 2004. SIZE: 8-3/4"h x 12" dia. PROVENANCE: Purportedly acquired by the consignor's father, a member of the Hathaway-Howland Family with extensive land and business interests in Honolulu and Hilo in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Included is the Walker & Howland Civil Engineering firm of whom J.H. Howland was a principal (circa 1899). The bowl is acquired from a sale of several items belonging to Queen Lili 'uokalani (1838-1917). The current owner and consignor, a direct descendant within the family, remembers this bowl and others in her family home, then located on Waikiki Beach. CONDITION: As stated. 9-24563

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FINE CARVED PRISONER OF WAR SHIP MODEL.

Lot 2032: FINE CARVED PRISONER OF WAR SHIP MODEL.

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Description: Early 19th century, England. The small and well detailed model of the British ship of the line, "LION" carved in bone and ivory with planked deck and hull, rendered with 64 guns. Mounted in a glass and walnut case. SIZE: Model: 12-1/2" h 16-1/2" l. Case: 17" h x 20-1/2" l x 8-1/2" w. CONDITION: Very good overall, no repairs or restoration noted. 9-27471

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ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE PILOT BOAT

Lot 2033: ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE PILOT BOAT "FANNIE".

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Description: Large oil on canvas portrait of the two-mast New York Harbor Pilot boat "Fannie" sailing right to left in full sail with seven men aboard. U.S. flag flies along with ship's pennant, along with a large "17" on back sail. A large three-mast tall ship is seen off the bow and two-stack steamer off stern. Seven other boats can be seen on the horizon. Light & dark blue sea with white wave tips. Signed lower right "Antonio Jacobsen 1896" and inscribed "31 Palisade Av. West Hoboken, NJ". Housed in its original gesso decorated gilt frame which has losses. REFERENCE: Page 120 & 121, No. 15 in Antonio Jacobsen, The Checklist. One of the finest examples of Jacobsen's work that we have seen. SIZE: 24" x 42". PROVENANCE: From a private Maryland collection. CONDITION: Original, untouched condition, small paint chip above date, light craquelure, very good. 9-27830

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LOUIS DODD (United Kingdom, 1943-2006)

Lot 2034: LOUIS DODD (United Kingdom, 1943-2006) "THE RIVER THAMES AT GREENWICH SHOWING THE AMERICAN FRIGATE ST. LAWRENCE BRINGING EXHIBITS FOR LONDON'S GREAT EXHIBITION OF 1851".

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Description: Outstanding oil on panel shows a broadside view looking across the river at the Royal Naval Hospital at Greenwich and beyond is seen Queen's House, The Royal Observatory, through which the Greenwich Mean Time line passes. The central three-mast ship having partial sails and several crew members with guns at the ready. Flying American flag at stern. Several other ships are seen including a steam sailor sailing right to left in foreground. All under a blue & white cloud sky. Signed lower right. Housed in its original decorative partial gilt frame which has the title legend at bottom. NOTE: In addition there is a framed painting of a British ship which shows the painting technique through eight stages of Louis Dodd. Also accompanying the lot is the book "The Confederate Raiders" by Thomas J. Coughlin illustrated by Louis Dodd. Four of his works can be found in the boardroom of Federal Express and General Motors has two. He was sold and represented by the finest marine arts galleries in the country. This is a rare opportunity to purchase an outstanding example from one of the finest marine topographical artists of our time. SIZE: 24" x 36". CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-27428

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JAMES GARDINER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE COASTAL SCHOONER

Lot 2035: JAMES GARDINER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE COASTAL SCHOONER "COMMERCE".

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Description: Outstanding oil on canvas Maine ship portrait of the coastal two-mast black-hulled schooner "Commerce". It sails left to right approaching Rockland Harbor with Owls Head Lighthouse off the bow. It is shown in full sail with four men on deck, the name by the stern. Several other sailboats are seen, all on a white tipped greenish ocean. This schooner was a Lime Hauling boat for the Rockland, Maine Perry Bros. Company. Signed with initials lower left in a barrel buoy with flag "JGB". Dated "1896" below frame edge. Housed in a period, and probably original, gesso decorated gilt frame. SIZE: 22" x 34". PROVENANCE: Hung in the office of Perry Bros. Co. in Rockland, Maine. Descended through the family of the owners. CONDITION: Scattered retouch, cleaned & conserved by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. 9-24839

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HANUMANN (20th Century) SIX SHIP WATERCOLORS.

Lot 2036: HANUMANN (20th Century) SIX SHIP WATERCOLORS.

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Description: Each watercolor housed in a hinged plexiglass holder. 1) Depicts a three-mast English schooner sailing left to right in rough seas with other ships. 2) Depicts two tall ships entering a port with three other smaller vessels. 3) Depicts a three-mast gunboat following a small steamship "Rambler" with two other boats. 4) Depicts a three-mast galleon with intricate rigging sailing left to right. 5) Depicts a three-mast vessel with American flag and partial sails up sailing left to right. 6) Depicts a galleon in full sail outside of a Spanish port with man in the water and a man on horse on the beach. Five are signed "Hanumann". SIZE: 13" x 17". Overall: 13-1/2" x 17-1/2". CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-28062

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FINE ROSEWOOD STICK BAROMETER ON GIMBAL.

Lot 2037: FINE ROSEWOOD STICK BAROMETER ON GIMBAL.

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Description: Mid 19th century, English. The ivory barometric scale marked "JOHN POOLE/57. FENCHURCH STREET/LONDON" all within a molded tombstone arch aperture. Stick fitted with a gimbaled attachment. Above the thermometer tombstone aperture fitted with an ivory scale marked in centigrade and Fahrenheit. Terminating in a cylindrical turned brass canister base. SIZE: 35-1/2" h. CONDITION: Generally very good. Tubes intact. Operable. Mounting bracket absent. 9-25557

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A. LANGE & SOHNE SHIP'S CHRONOMETER.

Lot 2038: A. LANGE & SOHNE SHIP'S CHRONOMETER.

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Description: Second quarter 20th century, Germany. The instrument mounted on gimbal within original mahogany case with hinged lid. The silvered dial with Roman numeral chapter ring, and with subsidiary dials, marked "A. LANGE &SOHNE/GLASHUTTE B/DRESDON 1297. SIZE: Dial: 4-1/2" dia. Case: 7" x 7" x 7". PROVENANCE: Paper label attached to case reads: "Captured from the Germans at the fall of Brest, France, by Lt. Col. Carleton E. Fisher". CONDITION: Not examined out of case. Beveled glass cover above dial with small chip and multiple flea bites on edge. Otherwise appears very good. 9-27704

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BROCKBANKS & ATKINS MAHOGANY CASED EIGHT DAY NUMBER 993 CHRONOMETER.

Lot 2039: BROCKBANKS & ATKINS MAHOGANY CASED EIGHT DAY NUMBER 993 CHRONOMETER.

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Description: Second quarter 19th century, England. The chronometer on original brass gimbal, and marked "Brockbanks & Atkins/London No. 993". The case inset with an ivory disc engraved "993". Affixed to the front lid is a name plaque "J.W. Noel/Down Green/Wheathamptstead". Case fitted with carrying handles. SIZE: Dial dia: 4-3/8". Case: 7-1/2" x 7-1/2". CONDITION: Chronometer not inspected out of case. Instruments needs some balancing within gimbal, top lid of case absent. Secondary lid with glass panel intact. 7-70252

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UNSIGNED (American School, 19th century) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMEN PURPORTED TO BE JOHN PAUL JONES.

Lot 2040: UNSIGNED (American School, 19th century) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMEN PURPORTED TO BE JOHN PAUL JONES.

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Description: Oil on canvas half portrait of a man wearing a dark coat with gold buttons, gold vest, and white shirt. He wears what appears to be a Tri-Corner hat against a dark brown background. Housed in period style frame. SIZE: 37" x 23-1/2". Overall: 37-1/2" x 32". CONDITION: Very good. Lined, scattered retouch. 9-27472

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FINE FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD.

Lot 2041: FINE FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD.

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Description: First quarter 19th century, probably New England. The rectangular top with shaped front above the conforming case fitted with a long drawer above a pair of cupboard doors flanked by small doors further flanked by curved doors. All with contrasting inlaid spandrels. The whole raised on square tapered legs with inlaid husks. SIZE: 42" h x 81" l x 24" d. CONDITION: Professionally restored and re-polished. Note: Outer front corners of top canted. Brass handles later replacements. Generally good. 9-27663

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FINE FEDERAL MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD CARD TABLE.

Lot 2042: FINE FEDERAL MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD CARD TABLE.

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Description: Circa 1810, Boston or North Shore, Massachusetts. The rectangular hinged top with half serpentine ends, ovolo corners, and serpentine front. The edges with lunette inlays in the manner of the Seymour shop, above a conforming frieze with satinwood inlaid figural panels. The corners with engaged half round ring-turned colonnettes continuing to ring-turned tapering reeded cylindrical legs with ring-turned swelled cuffs, continuing to tapered feet. SIZE: 28-1/4" h x 36-1/2" l x 17-1/2" d. CONDITION: Professionally re-polished with restoration at rear corners of top at hinges, and with cosmetic restoration of legs at juncture of apron. Otherwise very good. 9-27678

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FULL BODIED COPPER STAG WEATHERVANE.

Lot 2043: FULL BODIED COPPER STAG WEATHERVANE.

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Description: Attributed to J.W. Fiske, New York. Standing deer modeled with zinc antlers and with verdigris surfaces joined to a rod. Offered with a museum stand. SIZE: 29" h x 22-1/2" l. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-27645

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NEW JERSEY FEDERAL INLAID CHERRY LINEN PRESS.

Lot 2044: NEW JERSEY FEDERAL INLAID CHERRY LINEN PRESS.

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Description: Circa 1800, probably Bergen County. In two parts, the upper case with cove molded cornice above the molded frieze carved with aligned diamonds above a pair of cupboard doors, each with central inlaid urn within a patera. The interior fitted with two fixed shelves, fitted to the lower case within a molded frame. The case with two aligned short drawers, over three graduated long drawers, all with incised edges, raised on simple bracket feet. The shaped apron with central crescent. SIZE: 77-1/2" h x 47" w overall x 20-1/2" d. CONDITION: Professionally re-polished. Hardware original. Proper left side of lower case with shrinkage crack, proper right rear foot replaced. Otherwise good. 9-27546

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FINE FULL BODIED COPPER CODFISH WEATHERVANE.

Lot 2045: FINE FULL BODIED COPPER CODFISH WEATHERVANE.

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Description: Possibly Cushing & White. The gilt and verdigris surfaces on a nicely fashioned weathervane with sheet copper fins, offered on a museum stand. SIZE: 13-1/4" h x 32-3/4" l. CONDITION: Generally very good. Possible late soldering repairs to seam in front of dorsal fin. 9-27646

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MASSACHUSETTS HEPPLEWHITE PAINT DECORATED POLE SCREEN.

Lot 2046: MASSACHUSETTS HEPPLEWHITE PAINT DECORATED POLE SCREEN.

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Description: Circa 1800, mahogany, Salem or North Shore. The shield form screen decorated with floral sprigs within a delicate painted border of leaf tips on a mustard ground. The screen mounted on a slender, tapering urn-turned shaft surmounted by original brass urn form finial. Raised on a spider leg tripod base, terminating in spade feet. SIZE: 51-1/2" h. CONDITION: All surfaces original, very good overall condition, screen mounts have been repositioned and with losses of paint on rear of shield. For a similar example, see Dean A. Fales, "American Painted Furniture" page 100, plate 166. 9-27767

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FINE WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG LADY.

Lot 2047: FINE WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG LADY.

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Description: Circa 1819, New Jersey. Portrait of Mary Henrietta D'Anterroche finely rendered depicting the then 18 year old girl in fancy empire lace collared dress. Her hair in ringlets before a drapery background. Housed in a period lemon gold frame. SIZE: Sight: 11-1/2" x 9-3/4". Overall: 17" x 14-3/4". PROVENANCE: On the back of the work taped to cardboard is the following: "This is a portrait of Mary Henrietta D'Anterroche at eighteen years of age. She was born September 24, 1791 and died January 8, 1873 in her 82nd year. Her mother was Mary Vanderpool of Chatham, New Jersey, and her father was Count Louis D'Anterroche, one of the French settlers here after the revolution in France, whose mother and... On May 25, 1817, she married Joseph Lyon who was born in London, England in 1780 and was a Colonel in the British army. He came to this country in 1816 and established himself in the shipping business in New York with his two brothers under the name of Lyon. She had two sons... and John F. Lyon, and one daughter Mary... Lyon." CONDITION: Generally very good. No restorations noted. 9-27797

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