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Auction Description for Louis J. Dianni, LLC: 4th Annual Palm Beach Auction-Day 1 of 3
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Over 1500 Lots Total! Day 1 - Sun., Feb. 17 - Estate of Arthur J. Connolly of Naples, Florida. Over 600 lots in this single owner sale of 18th and early 19th century furniture, porcelain, silver, prints and paintings. Highlights include an 18th century Salem, MA. card table, a Mason's ironstone large ewer with painted scenes on both sides, early silver by Bateman including an exceptional tankard commemorating Nelson's victory at Trafalgar, botanicals, marine paintings including 3 by Antonio Jacobsen, George Chambers, equestrian subject and numerous others.

4th Annual Palm Beach Auction-Day 1 of 3

by Louis J. Dianni, LLC


494 lots with images

February 16, 2013

Live Auction

1304 SW 160th Ave

Suite 228A

Sunrise, FL, 33326 USA

Phone: 954 895 8727

Email: LJDmarine@aol.com

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Estate, Arthur J. Connolly Order Print Catalog

Lot 100: Estate, Arthur J. Connolly Order Print Catalog

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Description: Estate, Arthur J. Connolly Order Print CatalogAuthor: Cover art designed by Dan Poole. If you would like to order a print catalog email Ljdmarine1@aol.com. Please include credit card, billing, and shipping address for catalog. $20 includes U.S.P.S. Priority mailing USA, $30 for International shipping. For catalogs for the entire auction it's $35 post paid USA and $45 International.

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Book, The History of the Wars- French Revolution

Lot 101: Book, The History of the Wars- French Revolution

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Description: Book, The History of the Wars- French RevolutionTitle: History of the Wars-French Revolution Volumes: 1 Publisher: Author, C. H. Gifford Date: 1816 Binding: Leather and decorated paper. Page Decoration: Painted Paper Covers Signature: Sarah Clark Holt Number of pages: 581 Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly. Size: 16" L x .25" W x 2" D Weight: 3.25 lbs. Condition: Very Good. History: History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution 1815-1816. The Complete Suite of "Exquisite Plates" NICHOLSON, William. History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution... London: Richard Evans Whites Row Spitalfields, 1815-16. First edition, plate album. Oblong folio (9 1/4 x 15 in; 235 x 383 mm). Twenty-two hand-colored and stub-mounted engraved plates including frontispiece, dates imprinted May 18, May 31, June 16, June 30, July 29, August 11, October 10, Nov., Dec. 1, 1815; and (no day/month) 1816. In a sumptuous Napoleonic-style unsigned French binding (by Alivon?) of contemporary full deep purple straight-grained morocco with the initial "N" in each upper corner and elaborately gilt-rolled and blind-rolled borders enclosing a gilt-tooled frame and central, richly gilt lozenge to both covers. Spine compartments with gilt stars, open dots, rosettes, corner fleurons, and central "wheel;" tool used at spine foot identical to one identified elsewhere as by French binder Alivon. Unusually gilt-tooled turn-ins with lushly gilt foliate border on green silk doublures. Slight rubbing along joints and at corners, faint text offsets to some plates. Otherwise an internally clean and fine copy. A complete suite of the "exquisite plates" (per full title) extracted from Nicholson's 583 page opus of the same name, originally published by Evans in 1816. Not in Abbey or Tooley. The Plates: 1. Britannia, Crowned by Victory... [frontispiece]. 2. Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France. May 31, 1815. 3. Alexander 1st. Emperor of all the Russias... May 18, 1815. [Charles] Canton, del et sculp. 4. His Royal Highness, The Prince Regent of Great Britain. June 16, 1815. 5. Count Platoff, Hetman of the Cossacks. August 11, 1815. 6. Wm. Fred. King of Prussia. May 18, 1815. [Charles] Canton, del et sculp. 7. Field Marshall Von Blucher, Prince of Wagstadt. June 30, 1815. 8. The Duke of Wellington. June 29, 1815. 9. Lieut. General Sir Thos. Picton. Octr. 1815. 10. Lieut. General Lord Hill, K.B. Octr. 10, 1815. Meyron, del., [John] Romney, sculp. 11. Francis 2d Emperor of Austria. May 18, 1815. 12. His Royal Highness The Duke Of York. May 18, 1815. [Charles] Canton, del et sculp. 13. Lieut. General The Marquis Of Anglesea. Nov. 1815. 14. Lieut. General Sir John Moore, K.B. Dec. 1, 1815. 15. Field Marshall Prince Swartzenburgh. 1816. Meyron, del, [John] Romney, sculp. 16. Lieut. Genl. Sir Ralph Abercrombie. 1816, 17. The Battle of Waterloo. 1816. Engravd by [John] Romney, from a Painting by Heath. 18. Lieut. Genl. Sir Eire Coote K.B.K.C.&M.P. 1816. 19. Lieut. Genl. Lord Linedock. 1816. 20. Bernadotte Crown Prince of Sweden. 1816. 21. The Prince Of Saxe Cobourg. 1816. 22. The Prince of Orange. 1816.

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Book, Mark Twain's Library of Humor, 1st Edition

Lot 102: Book, Mark Twain's Library of Humor, 1st Edition

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Description: Book, Mark Twain's Library of Humor, 1st EditionTitle: "Mark Twain's Library of Humor" Author: Mark Twain Publisher: Chatto & Windus Date: 1888 Binding: Leather bound with leather corners. Page Decoration: Painted page decoration Signature: None Number of pages: 719 Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 4.5" H x 5.25" L x 1.25" D Weight: 1lb Condition: Good. Some foxing on pages. Binding does show some wear. History: Mark Twain's Library of Humor is an 1888 anthology of short humorous works compiled by Mark Twain, William Dean Howells and Charles Hopkins Clark. In 1880, George Gebbie suggested to Mark Twain that he publish an anthology of humorous works. The idea eventually worked out into a project financed by Clemens to produce an anthology of American humor with himself as editor and Howells and Clark assisting. Clemens actually did the least work on the project, but he remained in control the whole time and had the final say in everything. He realized how minor his role had been and wanted to put Howells's name on the title page, but a legal agreement with Harper and Brothers that his name would only appear on their publications prevented this, and Harper and Brothers wanted $2,500 (approximately $50,000 with inflation) for a release, compelling Howells to sign the Introduction as "The Associate Editors." The book was published in 1888 by Charles L. Webster & Company. When that firm collapsed in 1894, Harper and Brothers took over the publication of all of Clemens's works. The Library of Humor was a valuable piece, containing many copyrighted works by many distinguished and popular authors. Secretary of Harper and Brothers Frederick A. Duneka had it revamped and expanded by Burges Johnson for a several-volume revival in 1906. The title and Apology were kept, but the result was wildly different (Clemens's reaction is mildly suggested by the title of Johnson's Fall 1937 article in the Mark Twain Quarterly, "When Mark Twain Cursed Me"); so different, in fact, that one authority has said that it should have really been called The Harper Library of Humor.

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(7) Coffee Table Art Books, Da Vinci, Manet

Lot 103: (7) Coffee Table Art Books, Da Vinci, Manet

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Description: (7) Coffee Table Art Books, Da Vinci, ManetTitle: See History Author: Provenance: Estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: (stacked): 12.75" H x 15.25" L x 12" D Weight: Weight: 50lbs Condition: Condition: Very good History: 1) "The History of Art" edited by Bernard S. Myers & Trewin Copplestone. 2) "The Great Book of French Impressionism" by Diane Kelder 3) "Mexico A History in Art" by Bradley Smith 4) "Leonardo Da Vinci: An Artabras Book" by Giorgio De Santillana 5) "The Complete Work of Michelangelo" by Mario Salmi 6) "Manet: A Retrospective" by Theresa Ann Gronberg 7) "Techniques of the Great Masters of Art" by Waldemar Januszczak

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'Vanity Fair: Novel Without a Hero', Thackeray

Lot 104: 'Vanity Fair: Novel Without a Hero', Thackeray

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Description: Vanity Fair: Novel Without a Hero', ThackerayTitle: Vanity Fair, 'A Novel Without A Hero' Author: William Makepeace Thackeray Volumes: 3 Publisher: Leipzig Bernhard Tauchnitz Date: 1848 Binding: Leather spine, bolsters and leather corners. Painted paper on cardboard cover. Page Decoration: Fore edge Signature: Each signed inside 'H. Gertrude Ashton' Number of pages: 378, 356 and 322 Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 6.25" H x 4.45" L x 5" D Weight: 1lb Condition: Very good. Minor damage to bottom spine of volume 1 & 2. Volume 2 has some discoloration on its spine where is reads 'Vanity Fair 2' History: Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is a novel by English author William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1847-48, satirizing society in early 19th-century Britain. The book's title comes from John Bunyan's allegorical story The Pilgrim's Progress, first published in 1678 and still widely read at the time of Thackeray's novel. Vanity Fair refers to a stop along the pilgrim's progress: a never-ending fair held in a town called Vanity, which is meant to represent man's sinful attachment to worldly things. William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 - 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works. Thackeray, an only child, was born in Calcutta,[1] India, where his father, Richmond Thackeray (1 September 1781 - 13 September 1815), was secretary to the board of revenue in the British East India Company. His mother, Anne Becher (1792-1864) was the second daughter of Harriet Becher and John Harman Becher, who was also a secretary (writer) for the East India Company. William's father, Richmond, died in 1815, which caused his mother to send him to England in 1816 (whilst she remained in India). The ship on which he travelled made a short stopover at St. Helena where the imprisoned Napoleon was pointed out to him. Once in England he was educated at schools in Southampton and Chiswick and then at Charterhouse School, where he was a close friend of John Leech. He disliked Charterhouse,[2] parodying it in his later fiction as "Slaughterhouse." (Nevertheless Thackeray was honoured in the Charterhouse Chapel with a monument after his death.) Illness in his last year there (during which he reportedly grew to his full height of 6' 3") postponed his matriculation at Trinity College, Cambridge, until February 1829. Never too keen on academic studies, he left the University in 1830, though some of his earliest writing appeared in university publications The Snob and The Gownsman.[3] He travelled for some time on the continent, visiting Paris and Weimar, where he met Goethe. He returned to England and began to study law at the Middle Temple, but soon gave that up. On reaching the age of 21, he came into his inheritance but he squandered much of it on gambling and by funding two unsuccessful newspapers, The National Standard and The Constitutional for which he had hoped to write. He also lost a good part of his fortune in the collapse of two Indian banks. Forced to consider a profession to support himself, he turned first to art, which he studied in Paris, but did not pursue it except in later years as the illustrator of some of his own novels and other writings. Thackeray portrayed by Eyre Crowe, 1845 Thackeray's years of semi-idleness ended after he married (20 August 1836) Isabella Gethin Shawe (1816-1893), second daughter of Isabella Creagh Shawe and Matthew Shawe, a colonel, who had died after extraordinary service, primarily in India. They had three children, all girls: Anne Isabella (1837-1919), Jane (died at 8 months) and Harriet Marian (1840-1875). He now began "writing for his life," as he put it, turning to journalism in an effort to support his young family. He primarily worked for Fraser's Magazine, a sharp-witted and sharp-tongued conservative publication, for which he produced art criticism, short fictional sketches, and two longer fictional works, Catherine and The Luck of Barry Lyndon. From 1837 to 1840 he also reviewed books for The Times.[4] He was also a regular contributor to The Morning Chronicle and The Foreign Quarterly Review. Later, through his connection to the illustrator John Leech, he began writing for the newly created Punch magazine, where he published The Snob Papers, later collected as The Book of Snobs. This work popularised the modern meaning of the word "snob." Tragedy struck in his personal life as his wife succumbed to depression after the birth of their third child in 1840. Finding he could get no work done at home, he spent more and more time away, until September of that year, when he realised how grave her condition was. Struck by guilt, he took his ailing wife to Ireland. During the crossing she threw herself from a water-closet into the sea, but she was pulled from the waters. They fled back home after a four-week domestic battle with her mother. From November 1840 to February 1842 she was in and out of professional care, her condition waxing and waning. Caricature of Thackeray by Thackeray She eventually deteriorated into a permanent state of detachment from reality, unaware of the world around her. Thackeray desperately sought cures for her, but nothing worked, and she ended up confined in a home near Paris. She remained there until 1893, outliving her husband by thirty years. After his wife's illness, Thackeray became a de facto widower, never establishing another permanent relationship. He did pursue other women, in particular Mrs. Jane Brookfield, and Sally Baxter. In 1851 Mr Brookfield barred Thackeray from further visits to or correspondence with Jane. Baxter, an American twenty years his junior whom he met during a lecture tour in New York City in 1852, married another man in 1855. In the early 1840s, Thackeray had some success with two travel books, The Paris Sketch Book and The Irish Sketch Book. He achieved more recognition with his Snob Papers (serialised 1846/7, published in book form in 1848), but the work that really established his fame was the novel Vanity Fair, which first appeared in serialised installments beginning in January 1847. Even before Vanity Fair completed its serial run, Thackeray had become a celebrity, sought after by the very lords and ladies whom he satirised; they hailed him as the equal of Dickens. He remained "at the top of the tree," as he put it, for the remaining decade and a half of his life, producing several large novels, notably Pendennis, The Newcomes, and The History of Henry Esmond, despite various illnesses, including a near fatal one that struck him in 1849 in the middle of writing Pendennis. He twice visited the United States on lecture tours during this period. Thackeray also gave lectures in London on the English humourists of the eighteenth century, and on the first four Hanoverian monarchs. The latter series was published in book form as The Four Georges. In Oxford, he stood unsuccessfully as an independent for Parliament. He was narrowly beaten by Cardwell (1070 votes, against 1005 for Thackeray). In 1860 Thackeray became editor of the newly established Cornhill Magazine, but was never comfortable as an editor, preferring to contribute to the magazine as a columnist, producing his Roundabout Papers for it. His health worsened during the 1850s and he was plagued by a recurring stricture of the urethra that laid him up for days at a time. He also felt he had lost much of his creative impetus. He worsened matters by over-eating and drinking and avoiding exercise, though he enjoyed horseback riding (he kept a horse). He could not break his addiction to spicy peppers, further ruining his digestion. On 23 December 1863, after returning from dining out and before dressing for bed, Thackeray suffered a stroke and was found dead in his bed in the morning. His death at the age of fifty-two was entirely unexpected, and shocked his family, friends, and reading public. An estimated 7000 people attended his funeral at Kensington Gardens. He was buried on 29 December at Kensal Green Cemetery, and a memorial bust sculpted by Marochetti can be found in Westminster Abbey.

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(24) Books, Shakespeare's Works, Miniature

Lot 105: (24) Books, Shakespeare's Works, Miniature

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Description: (24) Books, Shakespeare's Works, MiniatureTitle: Shakespeare's Works in miniature. Author: Volumes: 24 Publisher: Kickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co. Date: Circa 1900 Binding: Leather. Page Decoration: Page edges painted red. Signature: None Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly. Size: 2.5" H x 7.25" W x 5.5" D Weight: 1 lb 15.8oz Condition: Very good. The box that the books are in shows wear. History: William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptized) - 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays,154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, two epitaphs on a man named John Combe, one epitaph on Elias James, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men. He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613 at age 49, where he died three years later. Few records of Shakespeare's private life survive, and there has been considerable speculation about such matters as his physical appearance, sexuality, religious beliefs, and whether the works attributed to him were written by others. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613. His early plays were mainly comedies and histories, genres he raised to the peak of sophistication and artistry by the end of the 16th century. He then wrote mainly tragedies until about 1608, including Hamlet, King Lear, Othello, and Macbeth, considered some of the finest works in the English language. In his last phase, he wrote tragicomedies, also known as romances, and collaborated with other playwrights. Many of his plays were published in editions of varying quality and accuracy during his lifetime. In 1623, John Heminges and Henry Condell, two friends and fellow actors of Shakespeare, published the First Folio, a collected edition of his dramatic works that included all but two of the plays now recognized as Shakespeare's. It was prefaced with a poem by Ben Jonson, in which Shakespeare is hailed, presciently, as "not of an age, but for all time." Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, but his reputation did not rise to its present heights until the 19th century. The Romantics, in particular, acclaimed Shakespeare's genius, and the Victorians worshipped Shakespeare with a reverence that George Bernard Shaw called "bardolatry". In the 20th century, his work was repeatedly adopted and rediscovered by new movements in scholarship and performance. His plays remain highly popular today and are constantly studied, performed, and reinterpreted in diverse cultural and political contexts throughout the world.

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Receipt, Ship Chandler w/ptg J. Calouhoun, 1867

Lot 106: Receipt, Ship Chandler w/ptg J. Calouhoun, 1867

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Description: Receipt, Ship Chandler w/ptg J. Calouhoun, 1867Receipt for castings. Creator:Jean Colouhoun Date: 1867 Description: Receipt on lined paper with hand painted oval drawing of an American ship passing a lighthouse. The drawing is signed by Jean Colouhoun. Driftwood frame. Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly. Framed Size: 13.5 " H x 12 " L Work Size: 9" H x 7.25" L Weight: 2 lbs. Condition: Very good, fold crease in center. History: The C.A. Donnell Company of Portland, Maine, founded circa 1837, was a brass manufacturer catering to the shipping trade. An entry in the Portland directory for 1875 indicates that it made "ships' composition castings of every description, ships' main, bilge and head pumps, house pumps, lead pipe and sheet lead, sheet brass and brass wire air ports, water closets, ships' binnacles, force pumps and bells, copper weather vanes, ale and beer pumps, house, ship and steamboat plumbing." The company first set up shop at 112 Fore Street but soon moved to 118 Fore Street. The foundry was destroyed by fire in 1863 and was rebuilt on the same site. In 1882 the C.A. Donnell Company moved to 320 Fore Street. Little is known of Charles A. Donnell himself. He lived at 209 Cumberland Street in the 1850s, then at 14 Elm Street and moved to 12 Charles Street in 1882. The brass foundry business brought in $30,000 in 1869 and seems to have been a flourishing concern. In November, 1886, the company became Knight Bros., brass founders, plumbers and coppersmiths, owned by Algernon and William H. Knight, both of Falmouth, Maine.

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Indenture, Manuscript, British, 1797

Lot 107: Indenture, Manuscript, British, 1797

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Description: Indenture, Manuscript, British, 1797Manuscripted Indenture. Date: 1797. Description: Dated May 3rd, 1797, the Earl of Portsmouth to Mr. Ewall. Verso reads "Counterpart of lease of Farleigh house with its appurts and of the manors of Cliddesden Farleigh and Hl Field com Southton for 21 years from the 10th October next". Two tax stamps in upper left. Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly. Framed Size: 18.75" H x 26.75" W x 0.75" D Work Size: 15" H x 23.5" W Weight: 4lbs Condition: Good. Fold marks and tape residue along left edge. Crack in glass on back.

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Bronze, Rearing Horse

Lot 108: Bronze, Rearing Horse

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Description: Bronze, Rearing HorseTitle & Description: 'Rearing Horse'. Dark brown patina. Date: 20th century Construction: Cast, hollow Base Material: Bronze Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 17.5" H x 22" L x 9.5" D Weight: 16lbs Condition: Very good. Crack on base approximately 1.5"

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Bronze,

Lot 109: Bronze, "Bitch With Pups", P.J. Mene

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Description: Bronze, "Bitch With Pups", P.J. MeneTitle & Description: Brass plaque reads "Bitch W/ Pups By P.J. Mene". Depicts a female dog with its three offspring underneath her. Artist: Pierre Jules (P.J.) Mene Dates: 1810 - 1879 Country of Origin: France Foundry Mark: None Signature: 'P.J. Mene' Date: Circa 1860 Construction: Cast, patinated Base Material: Later marble base Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 8.5" H x 12.75" L x 8" D Weight: 23lbs Condition: Very good. Artist Biography: Pierre Jules Mene, (P. J. Mene), was born in Paris in March of 1810 and died in Paris, (number 9 Rue de L'Entrepot), on May 21, 1879. The son of a metal turner, he received his earliest teaching on sculpture and founding from his father. Although mostly self-taught, Mene was encouraged by sculptor Rene Compaire. He was influenced by two painters: Landseer of England with his expressive sentimentality, as well as Carle Vernet of France, capturing the latter's spirit, grace and beauty of compositions in sculptural form. Much of his early studies were at the "Jardin des Plantes" in Paris, where he developed great talent for animal sculpture. He first exhibited the bronze statuette entitled Dog and Fox at the Paris Salon in 1838, where he exhibited regularly until his death. He received four awards from the Paris Salon: Second Class in 1848, First Class in 1852 and 1861, and a Third Class award in 1855. Mene did not sculpt statues, but rather bronze statuettes generally of domestic and farm animals at rest, (horses, dogs, cows, bulls, sheep and goats). He modeled over 150 subjects, and received the "Cross of the Legion of Honor" in 1861. He exhibited in England at the Great Expositions of 1855, 1867 and 1878, where he was praised as the "Landseer" of sculpture. P. J. Mene was one of the most prolific and popular sculptors of the Animalier School, as well as one of it's earliest pioneers. His sculptures were widely collected by the public. His only sculpture acquired by the State of France during his lifetime was the bronze Mounted Huntsman and his hounds. Charming and charismatic, Mene was accepted socially within the various French artistic communities. He opened his own foundry in the 1850s, creating lost-wax castings of his sculptures in bronze. Mene's earliest works, (such as Tiger and Alligator), reflected Antoine-Louis Barye's influence. His style evolved to contrast with the romantic style of Barye. He excelled in realistic portrayals of animals, sculpting each in their natural habitat, capturing fleeting movements and delicate details. Generally, his sculptures were portraits with a hint of human personality. Mene was praised for his "perfection in modeling the figures of animals, and for the truth and beauty of his representations." He worked in the "Juste Milieu," blending romantic and naturalist elements while retaining a degree of traditionalism. Mene's casts were of the highest quality and patinas. The last cast of an addition was edited as sharply as the first. He was meticulous in the after work of his bronze casts, chiseling extremely fine details. His bronzes were signed in block letters "P. J. Mene" with no foundry marks. He taught his son-in-law, Auguste Cain, who continued Mene's foundries from 1879 to 1892. Subsequently, Mene's models were sold to the Susse Freres Foundry which cast well into the 20th century. Many recasts have been produced.

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Bronze, 'Jockey & Horse', R.A. De Luca

Lot 110: Bronze, 'Jockey & Horse', R.A. De Luca

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Description: Bronze, 'Jockey & Horse', R.A. De LucaTitle & Description: 'Jockey & Horse'. A patinated bronze in the form of a jockey on top of his horse. Artist: R. A. De Luca Country of Origin: Probably Italian Foundry Mark: None Signature: 'R.A. De Luca' Date: 19/20th century Construction: Cast Base Material: Marble. Screwed on base Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 23.25" H x 22" L x 6" D Weight: 46lbs Condition: Very good.

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Bronze, General P.G.T. Beauregard Bust

Lot 111: Bronze, General P.G.T. Beauregard Bust

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Description: Bronze, General P.G.T. Beauregard BustTitle & Description: 'General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard Bust'. The distinguished Confederate general depicted in his famous military cape and kepi, and sporting a moustache and goatee. Patinated. Date: 20th Century Construction: Cast Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 16.5" H x 12.25" L x 8.5" D Weight: 16lbs Condition: Very good However, his influence over Confederate strategy was marred by his poor professional relationships with President Jefferson Davis and other senior generals and officials. In April 1865, Beauregard and his commander, General Joseph E. Johnston, convinced Davis and the remaining cabinet members that the war needed to end. Johnston surrendered most of the remaining armies of the Confederacy, including Beauregard and his men, to Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman. Following his military career, Beauregard served as a railroad executive. He became one of the few wealthy Confederate veterans because of his role in promoting the Louisiana Lottery. Artist Biography: History: Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (May 28, 1818 - February 20, 1893) was a Louisiana-born American military officer, politician, inventor, writer, civil servant, and the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Today he is commonly referred to as P. G. T. Beauregard, but he rarely used his first name as an adult and signed correspondence as G. T. Beauregard. Beauregard was trained as a civil engineer at the United States Military Academy and served with distinction as an engineer in the Mexican-American War. Following a brief appointment at West Point in 1861, with the South's secession, he became the first Confederate brigadier general. He commanded the defenses of Charleston, South Carolina, at the start of the Civil War at Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. Three months later he was the victor at the First Battle of Bull Run near Manassas, Virginia. Beauregard commanded armies in the Western Theater, including at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee, and the Siege of Corinth in northern Mississippi. He returned to Charleston and defended it from repeated naval and land attacks in 1863. His greatest achievement was saving the important industrial city of Petersburg, Virginia, and thus also the Confederate capital of Richmond, from assaults by overwhelmingly superior Union Army forces in June 1864. However, his influence over Confederate strategy was marred by his poor professional relationships with President Jefferson Davis and other senior generals and officials. In April 1865, Beauregard and his commander, General Joseph E. Johnston, convinced Davis and the remaining cabinet members that the war needed to end. Johnston surrendered most of the remaining armies of the Confederacy, including Beauregard and his men, to Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman. Following his military career, Beauregard served as a railroad executive. He became one of the few wealthy Confederate veterans because of his role in promoting the Louisiana Lottery.

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Bronze, 'Panther Over African Antelope', 20th C.

Lot 112: Bronze, 'Panther Over African Antelope', 20th C.

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Description: Bronze, 'Panther Over African Antelope', 20th C.Title & Description: 'Panther Over African Antelope'. Depicts a fierce panther hovering over a timid African antelope. Date: 20th century. Construction: Cast, hollow. Base Material: Bronze base. Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly. Size: 17.5" H x 28.5"W x 8.25" D Weight: 25lbs Condition: Very good.

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Bronze, Napoleon, After Simon Louis Boizot

Lot 113: Bronze, Napoleon, After Simon Louis Boizot

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Description: Bronze, Napoleon, After Simon Louis BoizotTitle & Description: "Napoleon". This is a later casting of Simon Louis Boizot's work which portrays Napoleon Bonaparte standing on a pedestal with his arms folded. He is dressed in a French military uniform and armed with a sword at his hip. To the left of him rests his coat on a stand. The bottom of the stand is inscribed "Boizot a Paris". Bronze shows excellent dark brown patina. Artist: Simon Louis Boizot Dates: 1743 - 1809. Country of Origin: France. Signature: "Boizot a Paris". Date: Circa 19th century. Construction: Cast. Base Material: Marble Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly. Size: 11.75" H x 3.25" W x 3" D Weight: 5lb 4.1oz Condition: Very good. Artist Biography: The son of painter Antoine Boizot (1704-1782), Simon-Louis Boizot was born in Paris on 9 October 1743. Under his teacher Michel-Ange Slodtz (1705-1764), Boizot won the Academy's first prize in sculpture in 1762 with The Death of Germanicus. Right at that time such noble Roman themes were becoming quite popular. Boizot spent the years 1766-70 at the Académie de France a Rome. Then he successfully attained the stage of agréé (1771) and executed a well known early work, his marble Cupid (1772; Louvre). The sculptor gave his adolescent model the familiar and dynamic Baroque pose, characterized by a sharp diagonal. Zephyr and Flora appeared in the Salon of 1773, and from the same year, a marble bust of the landscape painter Joseph Vernet is known (Louvre). Boizot began some work at the Chateau de Fontainebleau around that time and executed a relief for the grand portal of the Church of Ste. Genevieve (Saint Paul Preaching). Two bronze busts (pendants) are also known, from 1775: Chryseis and Iphigenia, based on Slodtz's models. By the mid 1770s, Boizot was showing an interest in the broader, more simplified Neoclassical style, as were Falconet and others. Boizot's Bather of the Reeds (1774; Victoria and Albert Museum, London) and the striking Gust of Wind (Marquis de Biron Collection) are the best examples of this mode. The first of Boizot's many portraits was The Dauphin, Son of Louis XV, a marble bust formerly in the Louvre. Various busts of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette in different media followed. In 1778 Boizot was named full academician with Meleager (a marble in the Louvre) as his reception piece. Later in 1785 Boizot began teaching as adjunct professor at the Academy and he presented his plaster model of Racine; the marble appeared two years later (Louvre). This was one of the statues of Grands hommes (The Great Men of France series), instituted by Louis XVI to encourage patriotism. At the same time a series of medieval and modern French history was established. The subject of Boizot's life-size statue was the greatest tragic playwright of the Age of Louis XIV, author of Iphigenie, Phedre, Andromaque and several other masterpieces of classic theater. After 1786 Boizot executed the stunning bronzes Rape of Proserpine and The Rape of Orithyia (pendants in the Wallace Collection, London). Several groups in terracotta are also known, for instance, the Metropolitan Museum's Pilfering of the Rose (1788) and The Tomb of a Poet (1790-95; Bardac Collection), an example of sensibilite that was fashionable during the proto-Romantic era of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Many know Boizot as the director of the factory of porcelain works at Sèvres (1773-1800). During the Revolution he sculpted a bust of Necker from memory (Salon of 1789) and a Republican Maintaining Union and Equality, a plaster model, appeared in the Salon of 1793. Therese Picquenard relates how Boizot was an important force in the Commission des Monuments, "which advised on the preservation of the artistic heritage." In addition, he was active in the Commune des Arts. Under Napoleon, Boizot worked on the Vendôme Column. A lost plaster statue of Miltiades is recorded (1806; Senat). Boizot died on 10 March 1809.

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(2) Bowls, Silver, Whiting, Hirsch, 20th Century

Lot 114: (2) Bowls, Silver, Whiting, Hirsch, 20th Century

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Description: (2) Bowls, Silver, Whiting, Hirsch, 20th CenturyForm: 2 bowls Makers Mark: Whiting Mfg Co & M. Fred Hirsch Co. Inc. Country of Origin: United States Other Marks See decoration Decoration: Whiting Manufacturing Co. bowl is marked with its makers mark, 2004, Sterling and the 1916 date mark. Engraved inside the bowl appears to be "HRS". The M. Fred Hirsch bowl is marked with its makers mark, sterling and 137. Inside the bowl appears to be an engraved "h". Construction: Cast Period: 1916 and circa 1930 Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 2"Hx 11"L x7.25"D, 1.5"Hx 9.25"Diameter Weight: 22.7 oz Condition: Very good. History: Whiting Manufacturing Company of New York traces its roots back to 1840 with the firm of Tifft and Whiting in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. After a series of partnership changes the firm incorporated as the Whiting Manufacturing Company in 1866. The firm was a major manufacturer of both sterling, hollowware and sterling flatware. Date marks for hollowware were instituted by Whiting in 1905, their use continued until 1924 when Whiting was purchased by and absorbed into the Gorham company. The M. Fred Hirsch Co. were active manufacturers of sterling silverware and hollowware in 1920-1945. They were succeeded by the Fisher Silver Co.

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(10) Pieces Coin Silver, 18th & 19th Century

Lot 115: (10) Pieces Coin Silver, 18th & 19th Century

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Description: (10) Pieces Coin Silver, 18th & 19th CenturyForm: Spoons and sugar nips. Decoration: Three matching fiddle pattern spoons appear to have monogram 'ICB' on handle. Marrow spoon has an engraved bird. Three of the smallest spoons have engraved 'H Shepard', 'KJC' and 'JB' on the handles. The sugar nips and stuffing spoons have no monograms. Period: 18th & 19th century. Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly. Size: 11"H x 2"W Weight: 15.3oz Condition: Very good.

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Teapot, Silver, Robert & David Hennell, 1797

Lot 116: Teapot, Silver, Robert & David Hennell, 1797

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Description: Teapot, Silver, Robert & David Hennell, 1797Form: Teapot Makers Mark: 'RHDH' Robert & David Hennell Country of Origin: Great Britain Other Marks Lion passant, date, duty & town mark Decoration: Engraved foliate banding on top and bottom of teapot. Wood handle and finial. Blank ornate wreath's on both sides meant for monograms. Style: Georgian Construction: Hand hammered Period: 1797, 'B' date mark Provenance: The estate of Arthur J Connolly Size: 6.5" H x 11.25" L x 4" D Weight: 15oz Condition: Good. Some tarnish.

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Ladle, Antique English Sterling Silver, c. 1902

Lot 117: Ladle, Antique English Sterling Silver, c. 1902

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Description: Ladle, Antique English Sterling Silver, c. 1902Form: Ladle Makers Mark: WB urd sJ Country of Origin: Great Britian Other Marks Leopard , lion passant , date letter Decoration: Decorated with chasing up to its writhen top . The thin gold wash bowl is joined to the stem by a modified elbow depicting the head of a leopard , has a central ridge thus allowing two fingers of the anointing archbishop to be dipped into oil ,decorated with an arabesque pattern , decorated with silver pearls set in the widest part of the attenuated handle Style: Edwardian Construction: Cast Period: 1902 year date letter F Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. connolly Size: 1" H x 12. 25" L x 3. 75 " D Weight: 12 oz. Condition: Good condition with some wear to the gold wash on back of wash bowl . Comes in original case , the case interior is a royal emerald green that does have fading from age , The hard case has some wear History: English silver Overall the design predates Christianity , this replica dated 1902 was beautifully made to commemorate the coronation of King Edward VII " Bertie " on June 26th 1902 ,these spoons were used by the archbishops during the coronations of British monarchs since the 12th or early 13th century

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6, demitasse spoons , Georgian, London, 1787

Lot 118: 6, demitasse spoons , Georgian, London, 1787

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Description: 6, demitasse spoons , Georgian, London, 1787Form: Spoons Makers Mark: R E and S G over E W Country of Origin: England , London Other Marks Lion passant , date letter , duty mark Decoration: Bright cut assembled demitasse spoons ,all are the same pattern with scripted monogram C . Four of the spoons have maker mark R E and 2 of the spoons have maker mark S G over E W Style: Georgian Construction: Cast Period: 1787 letter date M Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 5 " L Weight: 2 .5 Condition: Good condition with some scratching History: Samuel Godbehere and Edward Wigan , Godbehere registered his first mark on Nov. 20th 1784 and worked alone for a very short time , he registered a mark in partnership with Edward Wigand on Sept. 13th 1786 .

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(10) American Coin Silver Serving Spoons, c1850

Lot 119: (10) American Coin Silver Serving Spoons, c1850

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Description: (10) American Coin Silver Serving Spoons, c1850Form: Spoons Makers Mark: All hallmarked with maker name Country of Origin: American / English Other Marks No date letters Decoration: All ten serving spoons have monograms, 4 have the initials RMK on the front, maker on the back. J. Gorham & son Providence, R.I., (all 4 are the same pattern), one spoon has the monogram initials on the front MEB. On the back there is a maker mark with the name J. E. Brimsmaid. One spoon has the monogram CFC on the front, maker mark on the back A. Hews, Jr., Boston, one spoon has SHA on the front with maker mark W. S. Stinson on the back, one is engraved with the surname Holman with maker mark N. Hardins on the back. One spoon has the name M. Clark on the front with the maker mark N. Hardina on the back ,and one was presented as a gift from H. P. Belinu to Belinu B. with the maker mark faded on the back. Style: Georgian Construction: Cast Period: 1850 Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 8.75"L Weight: 12 oz. Condition: Fair to good condition, light scratches and dings. History:

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Sugar Tong, Silver, P & A. Bateman, 1806

Lot 120: Sugar Tong, Silver, P & A. Bateman, 1806

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Description: Sugar Tong, Silver, P & A. Bateman, 1806Form: Sugar Tong Country of Origin: England , London Other Marks Duty mark , lion passant , letter date Decoration: Bright cut design with scripted monogram L. Style: Georgian Period: 1806 letter date L Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 75" H x 5.75" L x1.5" D Weight: 1. 2 oz. Condition: Very good. History: Bateman family, Hester Bateman was one of the first famous female silversmiths in the 18th century, her sons Peter Bateman and John Bateman registered their mark in 1790. This partnership was of short duration as Jonathan, who married Ann Downlinff, died in 1791. In 1791 the mark was changed to Peter and Ann Bateman. Ann was Jonathan's widow and not Peter's wife (he married Alice Beavoir) or Hester's daughter (Ann Bateman married Richard Cottrill). In 1800 was registered the mark of Peter Bateman, Ann Bateman and William (I) Bateman. William Bateman was the son of Jonathan and Ann Bateman who in 1800 entered in partnership with his uncle Peter and his mother Ann. In 1805, after the death of Ann, was registered the new mark of Peter Bateman and William (I) Bateman. From 1815 to 1840 William(I) Bateman was registered alone .

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Creamer, Silver, Georgian, 18th c 1791

Lot 121: Creamer, Silver, Georgian, 18th c 1791

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Description: Creamer, Silver, Georgian, 18th c 1791Form: Creamer Makers Mark: Obscured mark TB or TR Country of Origin: England Other Marks Lion passant ,letter date Decoration: Ringed bottom, creamer has applied handle. Style: Federal Construction: Spun silver Period: 1791 date letter T Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 3. 25" H x 3" L x 2.25"D Weight: 3.oz Condition: Good condition, small dents, touch marks are obscured.

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Salt, Silver, Trencher, Edward Wood, 1744

Lot 122: Salt, Silver, Trencher, Edward Wood, 1744

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Description: Salt, Silver, Trencher, Edward Wood, 1744Form: Open salt Makers Mark: Edward Wood touch marks Country of Origin: English Other Marks Lion Passant Decoration: Rope design rim, 3 footed, Engraved with crest of a Arm holding a plumb bob. Style: Georgian III Construction: Silver Spun Period: Date letter i 1744 Provenance: Estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 1" H x 3.25" L x 3.25" D Weight: 3.2oz Condition: Very good, gold washed interior has some fading, minor scratches inside.

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Salt, Sterling, George II, 1757

Lot 123: Salt, Sterling, George II, 1757

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Description: Salt, Sterling, George II, 1757Form: Salt Cellar Makers Mark: D&R Hennell Country of Origin: England Other Marks Letter date B Decoration: Chased, repousse floral and leaf pattern, tripod hoofed feet. Style: George II Construction: Hammered Period: 1757 Date letter B Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connelly Size: 1.75" H x 3.25" L x 3.25" D Weight: 2.3oz Condition: Very Good, some tarnish on the inside. History: David Hennell I (1712 - 1785) was apprenticed to Edward Wood in 1728, became free 1735 and entered his first mark 1736. He was the founder of the Hennell-Silversmith-Dynasty. He had 15 children. Only five of them achieved maturity. One of them, Robert, was apprenticed to his father in 1756.

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(2) Sugar Shakers, Large, Silver, James Woods

Lot 124: (2) Sugar Shakers, Large, Silver, James Woods

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Description: (2) Sugar Shakers, Large, Silver, James WoodsForm: Sugar shakers Makers Mark: Partial obscured James Woods Mark Country of Origin: Birmingham, England Other Marks Lion passant, anchor, date letters Decoration: James Woods & Sons, 2 sugar shakers, 1922 and 1938 date letters, one has chased scrolls with empty cartouche in center for a monogram to be placed, the second shaker has plain baluster shaped body with rope design below pierced dome lid. Construction: Hammered Period: Date letters X , O Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 7.25" H x 2.25"L x 2.25" D Weight: 8.2oz. Condition: Sugar shakers, both have partial wear to the makers mark, James Woods maker mark.

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3 Sterling Silver Serving Spoons

Lot 125: 3 Sterling Silver Serving Spoons

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Description: 3 Sterling Silver Serving Spoons(2) by T. Barker & (1) marked NH Form: Spoons Makers Mark: N H and TB Country of Origin: Great Britian Other Marks Lion passant, duty mark, date letter Decoration: Assembled set, 3 spoons with fiddle pattern, 2 spoons do not have a monogram both have, same year letter, one spoon is 18th century with a chased crest monogram of a knights arm holding up a dagger. Style: Regency Construction: Cast Period: 1782 date letter G Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 8. 75" L x 1.75 " W Weight: 7. 8 oz. Condition: Good condition with some scratching. History: Thomas Baker was a British silver smith during the 18th century.

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Pr, salt trenchers, sterling, 1745, DA , CA

Lot 126: Pr, salt trenchers, sterling, 1745, DA , CA

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Description: Pr, salt trenchers, sterling, 1745, DA , CAForm: Salt trenchers Makers Mark: Partially obscured, D A or C A ? Country of Origin: England,London Other Marks Lion passant, town, date letter Decoration: Two open salt trenchers,both have a crest in center that appears to be palms or feathers. Construction: Hammered Period: 1745 letter k Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 1.25" H x 3 L x2.5" D Weight: 3.5 oz. Condition: Very good. History: Two salt trenchers, 1745, London silversmith D A or CA ?

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Toddy Ladle, George II, Silver Coin, inset 1757

Lot 127: Toddy Ladle, George II, Silver Coin, inset 1757

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Description: Toddy Ladle, George II, Silver Coin, inset 1757Form: Toddy ladle Country of Origin: England Other Marks Coin at bottom Decoration: The handle is delicately carved hard wood with baleen turned spiral handles, coin on bottom depicts Queen Ann, on opposite side of coin depicts heraldic devices. This ladle has a monogram initial on front. . Style: Georgian Construction: Hand Hammered Period: Circa 1767 Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: .75" H x 15" L x 2 .75 " D Weight: 1.5 oz. Condition: Very good History: Hot toddy ladles were popular in England, the bowls were hand hammered to shape and fitted with a non silver handle, inset coins placed at the bottom of the bowl were often added to enhance the ornamentation, a "Lucky" coin with a significant date or special or personal event was placed at bottom. The coins used were usually older than the item at the time of production. Round or egg shaped bowls normally date earlier than the lipped bowls that were introduced in the mid 18th century. The hallmark requirements may have been waived when silver coinage was used. Some silversmith may have avoided placing marks if coinage debasement laws were existent or enforced, most toddy ladles were left unmarked by the maker.

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Wine cup, London, Silver, Thomas Jenkins, 1810

Lot 128: Wine cup, London, Silver, Thomas Jenkins, 1810

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Description: Wine cup, London, Silver, Thomas Jenkins, 1810Form: Wine cup Makers Mark: TM Country of Origin: England , London Other Marks Lion passant, duty mark, date letter Decoration: Crest on center body with rampant lion holding spear sitting on top of scrolled oval shape, the oval is blank for a monogram to be placed. Style: Georgian Construction: Silver spun Period: 1810 date letter P Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 2.25" H x 2.75" D Weight: 2. 5 oz. Condition: Very good,small dings. History: Thomas Jenkinson was a silversmith in the 18th and 19th century in London.

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Plate, Wm Eaton Sterling salver, 1825-26

Lot 129: Plate, Wm Eaton Sterling salver, 1825-26

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Description: Plate, Wm Eaton Sterling salver, 1825-26Form: Salver Makers Mark: W. E. Country of Origin: England, London Other Marks Lion passant, duty mark , date letter Decoration: William Eaton salver with family crest on wide scalloped rim. Style: Georgian Construction: Hammered & Spun Period: 1825 date letter K Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. connolly Size: 5" H x 9.5" Weight: 1lb 1.5 oz Condition: Has scratches on center plate. History: William Eaton, London silversmith.

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Mustard Pot, Sterling, Liverpool, 1901

Lot 130: Mustard Pot, Sterling, Liverpool, 1901

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Description: Mustard Pot, Sterling, Liverpool, 1901Form: Mustard Pot Makers Mark: John Bagshaw & Sons Country of Origin: England Other Marks Hallmarked on side Decoration: Oval shape with filigree top and bottom. Cobalt blue glass liner, finial lift on top of lid, applied handle. Style: Edwardian Construction: Sterling with a Blue Glass Liner. Period: 1901 letter date F Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connelly Size: 2" H x 2.75" L x 1.25" D Weight: 2.2oz Condition: Very Good -Excellent, partial wear to part of the hallmark. History: John Bagshaw & Sons, Liverpool - a company that existed from 1860s - 1930s and created fine silver and silver plated items.

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Salver, Footed, Benj. Lave, London 1786

Lot 131: Salver, Footed, Benj. Lave, London 1786

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Description: Salver, Footed, Benj. Lave, London 1786Form: Salver tray Makers Mark: BL Country of Origin: Great Britain Other Marks Lion passant, duty mark, date letter Decoration: Chased design with scrolls, crest of a crowned dragon in center of tray, salver is resting on 3 raised feet. Style: Neo classical Construction: Hammered Period: 1786 date letter I Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 1" H x 8.75" L x 8.75" D Weight: 14 oz. Condition: Very good to excellent. History: Benjamin Laver, son of John Laver late of Somerton in the County of Somerset cordwainer deceased, apprenticed to Thomas Heming 4 October 1751. Free, 5 December 1764. His first mark was presumably entered in the missing largeworker's volume of 1758-73, although there seems no surviving examples of marks at this date which might be his. His son William was apprenticed to him, 7 December 1774, when Laver is described as large plateworker of New Bond Street, and Heal records him here from 1769-79, and St. George's, Hanover Square. His second son, Thomas, was apprenticed to him, 4 October 1780. What seems likely is that Laver may have been working in a similar relationship to and for Thomas Heming as the Crespells did for Parker and Wakelin. First (recorded) mark entered as plateworker, 20 December 1781. Address: Barlows Mews, Bruton Street, near Bond Street. Second mark, 8 September 1782. Third mark, 1 July 1789. Address: Bruton Street, Bond Street. Heal finally records him at 4 Bruton Street, Berkeley Square, 1783-1800. What little plate has survived bearing Laver's mark shows a good standard.

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6 ladles 18th & 19th C , Bateman

Lot 132: 6 ladles 18th & 19th C , Bateman

Description: 6 ladles 18th & 19th C , BatemanForm: Ladles Makers Mark: Bateman family marks Country of Origin: London , England Other Marks Lion passant ,duty marks, yr letters Decoration: Assembled set, 6 ladles, four of the ladles have monograms letter B,and G, one ladle has HHH monogram, 2 ladles have William and Peter Bateman Maker mark, one the of the ladles has a date year letter O for 1809, one ladle with maker mark WT over LB with date mark "A" for 1756, the ladle with the HHH monogram has partial obscured maker mark with h date letter for the year 1763, the last 2 ladles are not monogrammed and have the Peter Bateman and William Bateman maker mark initials P.B. over A. B. that are partially obscured. The last ladle has a b mark. Style: George IV Construction: Cast Period: Circa 18th / 19th Century Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 8.75" L x 1.75 W Weight: 11. 02 oz . Condition: Very nice , some scratching with small dents. History: The business that Hester Bateman had built up and run for thirty years was taken over by her sons Peter and Jonathan. They registered a hallmark with their initials ("PB" over "IB") in December 1790, but Jonathan died in April 1791.[3] Jonathan's widow Ann entered a hallmark with her brother-in-law Peter ("PB" over "AB") and worked for the company until 1805.[2] Peter Bateman retired in 1815 and passed the company to his nephew William, son of Jonathan and Ann Bateman. His son, also called William Bateman, took over in 1839 until 1843 when the Bateman family company closed.[2] Bateman silverware continues to be popular, and Hester Bateman is considered one of the finest English silversmiths.

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Sugar tongs,1800, Bateman

Lot 133: Sugar tongs,1800, Bateman

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Description: Sugar tongs,1800, BatemanForm: Sugar tongs Makers Mark: Peter, Ann and William Bateman Country of Origin: England, London Other Marks Duty mark, lion passant, date letter E Decoration: Punch engraved and chased. Construction: Cast Period: 1800, Date letter E Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 5.5"L x 1.5" W x .5" D Weight: 2oz Condition: Very good. History: The business that Hester Bateman had built up and run for thirty years was taken over by her sons Peter and Jonathan. They registered a hallmark with their initials ("PB" over "IB") in December 1790, but Jonathan died in April 1791.[3] Jonathan's widow Ann entered a hallmark with her brother-in-law Peter ("PB" over "AB") and worked for the company until 1805.[2] Peter Bateman retired in 1815 and passed the company to his nephew William, son of Jonathan and Ann Bateman. His son, also called William Bateman, took over in 1839 until 1843 when the Bateman family company closed.[2] Bateman silverware continues to be popular, and Hester Bateman is considered one of the finest English silversmiths.

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Creamer & Sugar Bowl, Sterling ,Smith Patterson

Lot 134: Creamer & Sugar Bowl, Sterling ,Smith Patterson

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Description: Creamer & Sugar Bowl, Sterling ,Smith PattersonForm: Creamer & Sugar Bowl Makers Mark: Smith Patterson Co. Country of Origin: United States Other Marks Monogram "B"," 5513" model number Decoration: Top has 4 ring design ,bottom has 2 ring design,Ornate B Monogram on both pieces. Construction: cast silver applied handles Period: Circa1898 Provenance: Estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 3.5" H x 4" L x 3" D Weight: 9oz Condition: Good Condition, with a few small dings . History: Smith-Patterson Co. Boston, MA 1878-1956 Founded by M.N. Smith and Henry Winthrop Patterson. Agents and importers of sterling and other items. Became part of the Jordan Marsh department store.

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Creamer, Silver, Edward Barton, 1831

Lot 135: Creamer, Silver, Edward Barton, 1831

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Description: Creamer, Silver, Edward Barton, 1831Form: Creamer Makers Mark: E.B Country of Origin: London England Other Marks Lion Passant , duty mark ,date letter Decoration: Chased repousse body with scalloped rim, flowers on vine, gold wash interior. Style: Georgian Construction: chased / hammered Period: 1831 letter date b Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connally Size: 3.75" H x6.5" L x4.25"D Weight: 9.2oz Condition: Very good condition, some wear to the gold wash interior.

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Teapot, Sterling, Hester Bateman, mark 1787

Lot 136: Teapot, Sterling, Hester Bateman, mark 1787

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Description: Teapot, Sterling, Hester Bateman, mark 1787Form: Teapot Makers Mark: HB Country of Origin: Great Britain Other Marks Lion passant, duty, town, date letter Decoration: Repousse chased teapot, vertical accordion shaped hammered body, tall spout with repousse flowers and acanthus leaves, the handle has a bone ferrule, center body has a oval wreath for a monogram to be placed. The bottom has a scripted date that says the 24th of November 1786. Style: George III Construction: Hammered Period: 1786 - 1787 date letter M Provenance: From the estate of Arthur. J. Connolly Size: 6" H x10.25" L x4" D Weight: 1 lb. 1.2 oz Condition: Very good, inside has some surface tarnish and oxidation. History: Hester Bateman (1708-1794) was an English silversmith who successfully ran her family business for thirty years following the death of her husband. She was succeeded in turn by her sons, grandson and great-grandson and the Bateman family silversmithing company lasted until the middle of the nineteenth century. Hester Bateman was considered the first famous female silversmiths in the 18th century.

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(2) Salts, Silver, Georgian,1815

Lot 137: (2) Salts, Silver, Georgian,1815

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Description: (2) Salts, Silver, Georgian,1815Form: Salt trencher and spoon Makers Mark: L T JT WE over WF Country of Origin: London England Other Marks Lion passant, year date, duty mark Decoration: Chased body, raised ball feet. Spoon has monogram B. Style: Georgian Construction: Cast Period: 1815 date letter U Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J.Connolly Size: 1.5" H x 4" L x 2.75" D Weight: 3.oz Condition: Very good History: William Ely & William Fearn hallmark on spoon, the salt has maker mark L.T. with JT in between the L and T.

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Creamer, Sterling Silver, R. Wilson, Phila 1825

Lot 138: Creamer, Sterling Silver, R. Wilson, Phila 1825

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Description: Creamer, Sterling Silver, R. Wilson, Phila 1825Form: Creamer Makers Mark: R & W Wilson Country of Origin: America Other Marks No Other Marks Decoration: Creamer with leaf design on handle, there is a monogram with initials EMM Wilson, classical inspiration, plain round body on a pedestal base, dart borders, small gadroon border on rim. Construction: Silver spun Period: Circa 1825 Provenance: From the etstate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 7.25" h x 6.25" L x 4" D Weight: 9 oz. Condition: Very good, a few dings and some surface tarnish. History: According to the manufactures Census, cited on pages 21-22 of Venable's Century of Splendor, reported that Wm. Wilson & Son had 21 workers in 1850, second most in Philadelphia, and 48 by 1860 (fourth-most), but fewer than 20 by 1870, they continued to use the 'R & W. Wilson' mark for many years after the death of Robert Wilson in 1846. The firm changed its name to William Wilson & Son at some point after that; shortly after, to go by the federal census of manufactures, or at least by 1869.

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Creamer, Pitcher Silver, London silversmith

Lot 139: Creamer, Pitcher Silver, London silversmith

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Description: Creamer, Pitcher Silver, London silversmithForm: Creamer Makers Mark: W S Country of Origin: England , London Other Marks Lion passant, year date. Decoration: Helmet shaped creamer with handle on plinth base, oval shaped engraving with blank center for a monogram to be placed. Style: Georgian Construction: Silver spun Period: 1791 Date letter q Provenance: From the Estate of Arthur J.Connolly Size: 5.75" H Helmet x 4.4" L x 2.25 D Weight: 4.oz Condition: Very good condition. History: Mark of William Skeen on bottom.

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Creamer, Sterling, Georgian, C. Hougham 1784

Lot 140: Creamer, Sterling, Georgian, C. Hougham 1784

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Description: Creamer, Sterling, Georgian, C. Hougham 1784Form: Creamer Makers Mark: C H Country of Origin: England , London Other Marks Lion passant, letter date i Decoration: Helmet creamer on plinth base, punched design around top rim. Style: Georgian Construction: Hammered Period: 1784 date letter i Provenance: From the Estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 5 .75 " H x 3.5" L x 1 .75" D Weight: 2.9 oz. Condition: Very good, small dings by lower handle. History: Charles Hougham registered his first mark on 11th January 1769 as a small-worker. He went on to register a number of marks as a buckle-maker and then Other Marks from 1785 as a plate-worker. Clearly he had a wide range of talents! He died in 1793 aged only 44.

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Creamer, Sterling Silver, George II, 1764

Lot 141: Creamer, Sterling Silver, George II, 1764

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Description: Creamer, Sterling Silver, George II, 1764Form: Creamer Makers Mark: Partial maker mark remains Country of Origin: England Other Marks Crest - Maltese cross inside wreathe Decoration: Chased and engraved fruit and foliates. Gold wash interior. Style: Georgian Construction: Hand hammered Period: 1764 date letter I Provenance: The Estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 4.25" H x 4.25" L x 3.25" D Weight: 4oz Condition: Very good, touch marks have partial wear. History: Possibly Hester Bateman?

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Creamer, Silver, George III, 18th Century

Lot 142: Creamer, Silver, George III, 18th Century

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Description: Creamer, Silver, George III, 18th CenturyForm: Creamer Makers Mark: SM Country of Origin: England, London Other Marks Lion passant, letter date obscured Decoration: Creamer has rope design on top, bottom and on handle. Style: George III Construction: hammered, spun Period: Late 18th century Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 4.5"H x 3.5"L x 2.25 D Weight: 4 oz. Condition: Very good

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Cream Jug, Sterling, George III, Bateman, 1776

Lot 143: Cream Jug, Sterling, George III, Bateman, 1776

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Description: Cream Jug, Sterling, George III, Bateman, 1776Form: Cream Jug Makers Mark: Hester Bateman Country of Origin: England Other Marks Monogram "JJL" Decoration: Chased, engraved pheasant, hunting dog, trees and cattails. Style: George III Construction: Hand hammered and engraved Period: 1776 date letter C Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 4.75" H x 4.25" L x 2.25" D Weight: 3oz Condition: Very Good. History: HESTER BATEMAN (1709-1794) was the most famous 18th c. English female silversmith. Hester was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Nedem. She married in 1732 (at the Church of St. Botolph's, Aldergate, in the City of London) the goldsmith John Bateman, whereby together they worked a small silversmith business. It is believed John never held a formal apprenticeship, which is why many Bateman pieces had been contracted out to talented craftsmen. Hester registered her mark at Goldsmith's Hall 'April 16, 1761, as Hester Bateman in Bunnhill Row and this mark was used until 1790. Hester died in 1794, when she was living in the Parish of St. Andrew when she lived with her daughter Letitia.

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Silver Creamer, Georgian, Bateman, 1799

Lot 144: Silver Creamer, Georgian, Bateman, 1799

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Description: Silver Creamer, Georgian, Bateman, 1799Form: Creamer Makers Mark: P B over A B Country of Origin: London, England Other Marks Lion passant, date letter, duty mark Decoration: Helmet shaped body on plinth base, there is a monogrammed ER on center body, chased drapes, scrolls and flowers. Style: Georgian Construction: Hammered Period: 1799 date letter D Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 4.75 "H x3.75 "L x1.75 " D Weight: 2 .2 oz. Condition: Very good, maker mark is partially obscured. History: Hester Bateman was one of the first famous female silversmiths in the 18th century, her sons Peter Bateman and John Bateman registered their mark in 1790. This partnership was of short duration as Jonathan, who married Ann Downlinff, died in 1791. In 1791 the mark was changed to Peter and Ann Bateman, Ann was Jonathan's widow and not Peter's wife (he married Alice Beavoir) or Hester's daughter (Ann Bateman married Richard Cottrill). In 1800 was registered the mark of Peter Bateman, Ann Bateman and William (I) Bateman. William Bateman was the son of Jonathan and Ann Bateman who in 1800 entered in partnership with his uncle Peter and his mother Ann. In 1805, after the death of Ann, was registered the new mark of Peter Bateman and William (I) Bateman

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Creamer, Silver George Sharp, PA. 1850 -1874

Lot 145: Creamer, Silver George Sharp, PA. 1850 -1874

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Description: Creamer, Silver George Sharp, PA. 1850 -1874Form: Creamer Makers Mark: S Country of Origin: America / Philadelphia Other Marks George Sharp hallmark Decoration: Hand hammered, scalloped rim . Style: Regency Construction: Hand hammered Period: Circa 1850 - 1874 Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J.Connolly Size: 4"H X 4.75".L x Weight: 4 oz. Condition: Very good condition, faded engraving on side. History: George Sharp mark from 1850 -1874. Sharp became the important maker who produced exclusively for Bailey & company from 1852 -1866.

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Creamer, Sterling Silver, George III, 1776

Lot 146: Creamer, Sterling Silver, George III, 1776

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Description: Creamer, Sterling Silver, George III, 1776Form: Creamer Makers Mark: B Country of Origin: England, London Other Marks Lion passant, shield / coat of arms, 'a' Decoration: Monogram 'M' engraved on front, scalloped rim. Style: Georgian Construction: Hand hammered Period: 1776 letter date A Provenance: The estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 4.5" H x 3.5" L x 2" D Weight: 2.6oz Condition: Very good, partial wear on touch marks. History: Possibly mark of Hester Bateman.

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Creamer, Sterling, Daniel Egan, 1804

Lot 147: Creamer, Sterling, Daniel Egan, 1804

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Description: Creamer, Sterling, Daniel Egan, 1804Form: Creamer Makers Mark: D. E. Country of Origin: Ireland, Dublin Other Marks H, Twest obscured mark Decoration: Reeded with hammered body. Style: George III Construction: Hand hammered Period: 1804 date letter H Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 4.25" H x 5" L x 2. 25" D Weight: 4.8 oz. Condition: Very good. History: Daniel Egan, 18th / 19th century silversmith, Ireland.

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Creamer, Silver, Hester Bateman, London, 1775

Lot 148: Creamer, Silver, Hester Bateman, London, 1775

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Description: Creamer, Silver, Hester Bateman, London, 1775Form: Creamer Makers Mark: Bateman maker mark Country of Origin: England Other Marks Lion passant Decoration: Chased flowers, there are 3 figural lion heads above each of the three legs. Style: Chippendale Construction: Hand Hammered Period: 1775 date letter K Provenance: Estate Of Arthur.J.Connolly Size: 3.5" H x 3.5" L x 2.25" D Weight: 2.9 0z. Condition: Good condition, small ding. History: Hester Bateman 1708-1794 English Silversmith who successfully ran her family business for 30 years following the death of her husband. Hester Bateman was gained fame for being one of the first woman silversmiths in England. Hester Bateman was succeeded by her sons, grand children & great grand children. The Bateman Family Silversmithing Co. lasted until the middle of the 19th Century.

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Sugar bowl, sterling, Georgian, John Eames, 1806

Lot 149: Sugar bowl, sterling, Georgian, John Eames, 1806

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Description: Sugar bowl, sterling, Georgian, John Eames, 1806Form: Sugar bowl Makers Mark: JE Country of Origin: Great Britain Other Marks Lion passant, date letter, duty mark Decoration: Double handle sugar bowl with chased pheasant birds going around body along with leaf design, there is a wreath oval in center for a monogram to be placed, bottom has raised ball feet. Style: Regency Construction: Hammered Period: 1806 date letter L Provenance: From the estate of Arthur J. Connolly Size: 4.75" H x 7.5" L x 4" D Weight: 10 oz. Condition: Very good, a few small dings . History: Possibly the oldest manufacturing silversmith in the world, the origin of this business having been established by Anthony Nelme c. 1680. Francis Nelme inherited the business on the death of his father in 1722 and continued until 1739 when Thomas Whipham took over the business. On his death in 1756 his son Thomas Whipham jr took into partnership Charles Wright. Thomas retired in 1775 and the business was continued by Charles Wright. The business was amalgamated by Henry Chawner in 1786 and the latter son of Edward Barnard (I) became the foreman of the firm. Chawner was master to the first Edward Barnard (I) so that the connection of the Barnard family can be traced from 1773. In 1796 took into partnership John Eames that became the owner after the retirement of Chawner, maintaining Edward Barnard (I) as manager. Eames died in 1808.

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