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Auction Description for A.B. Levy's: Worth Avenue Jewelry, Antiques,Watches Part 1

Worth Avenue Jewelry, Antiques,Watches Part 1

(216 Lots)

by A.B. Levy's


216 lots with images

May 4, 2014

Live Auction

211 Worth Avenue

Palm Beach, FL, 33480 USA

Phone: 561-835-9139

Fax: 561-832-5626

Email: info@ablevys.com

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AN EXTRAORDINARY PAIR OF MASSIVE RENAISSANCE REVIVAL

Lot 1: AN EXTRAORDINARY PAIR OF MASSIVE RENAISSANCE REVIVAL

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Description: AN EXTRAORDINARY PAIR OF MASSIVE RENAISSANCE REVIVAL GILT & PATINATED BRONZE EWERS, circa 1875, the pair with a patinated mid section cast all round with a bacchanal, with a putto masquerading as Dionysius atop a panther, led by frolicking putti, the neck and spout cast in gilt with foliage and grape vines, the scrolled handle surmounted by an eagle and inebriated putto, and terminating in a ram?s head, the circular spreading base cast with a wreath. Height 38 in. <br/>cf. This extraordinary pair of Ewers, although unsigned, may have been cast as Exhibition items for one of the many post 1851 International Exhibitions. <br/>Numerous advertisements for these exhibitions include related ewers. <br/>Provenance: Adrian Alan Fine Art & Antiques, London.

Condition Report: EXCELLENT CONDITION, IMPRESSIVE AND OF GOOD QUALITY. Both with some oxidation to bronze surface hence a darker developing patina enhancing the color (some surface dirt in cervices). NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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PAIR OF ITALIAN ROCOCO PAINTED AND PARCEL GILT TOLE

Lot 2: PAIR OF ITALIAN ROCOCO PAINTED AND PARCEL GILT TOLE

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Description: PAIR OF ITALIAN ROCOCO PAINTED AND PARCEL GILT TOLE LANTERNS<br/>18th century, probably Sicilian, each celadon-green painted tapered hexagonal<br/>lantern with glass inset sides, surmounted by a pierced top applied with gilt metal <br/>leaves, supporting red painted faux coral finials, on later painted poles and a <br/>scrolled iron base. The lanterns: Height 29 in., Width 20 in., Overall: 7 ft. 4 in.

Condition Report: CONSIDERING AGE CONDITION IS VERY GOOD. THE PAINTED SURFACE IS ORIGINAL, THE GLASS MOST LIKELY REPLACED, THE FINIALS POSSES THEIR ORIGINAL SURFACE AS WELL. THERE IS SOME OXIDIZING/RUST FORMING BUT NOTHING TO CAUSE CONCERN. THE DETAIL IS FINE, COLOR STRONG AND THEY ARE VERY IMPRESSIVE. THE POLES AND SCROLLED IRON STANDS ARE LATER. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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ITALIAN BAROQUE STYLE METAL AND IVORY INLAID BUREAU

Lot 3: ITALIAN BAROQUE STYLE METAL AND IVORY INLAID BUREAU

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Description: ITALIAN BAROQUE STYLE METAL AND IVORY INLAID BUREAU CABINET <br/>19th century, the triangular pediment above an ivory inset panel etched with putti <br/>flanked by ebonized eagles, the mid section with two doors inlaid with figures and <br/>foliage opening to a fitted interior, the corners with freestanding spiral-turned columns, <br/>above an inlaid slant-front above a frieze drawer, with an open lower part with inlaid <br/>cylindrical legs, stretchers and bun feet. Height 7 ft. 1 in., Width 42 in., Depth 20 in.

Condition Report: OVERALL CONDITION IS VERY GOOD. The slant front is locked, lacking key. The cabinet has had some past restoration to replace minor losses to inlay. It is an attractive cabinet, with quality detailing, it is sturdy and of good color. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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LOUIS XV STYLE BRONZE, VERNIS MARTIN & KINGWOOD

Lot 4: LOUIS XV STYLE BRONZE, VERNIS MARTIN & KINGWOOD

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Description: LOUIS XV STYLE BRONZE, VERNIS MARTIN & KINGWOOD FALL-FRONT LADIES' SECRETAIRE, PAUL SORMANI, circa 1890, the lock plate signed Ì?Paul Sormani, 10 Charlot, ParisÌÒ, the rectangular upper section with a<br/>three-quarter pierced bronze gallery at the top, above a fall-front set with a Vernis Martin panel of an amorous couple, opening to a satinwood veneered interior with shelf and two small drawers, the shaped apron centering a painted panel depicting a winged cupid conversing with a dove, flanked by two drawers, raised on elongated cabriole legs, fitted with espagnolettes, acanthus cast chutes and foliate sabots. Height 50 in., Width 24 in., 13 in.

Condition Report: Recent 'French' re-polishing, and cleaning, cosmetic repairs to veneer losses, all original. There has been minor veneer replacements to areas throughout. No structural damage or repairs evident. Good quality bronze casting and good gilt finish, Red velvet interior possibly original. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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RESTURATION ORMOLU AND BLACK MARBLE PORTICO MANTLE

Lot 5: RESTURATION ORMOLU AND BLACK MARBLE PORTICO MANTLE

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Description: RESTURATION ORMOLU AND BLACK MARBLE PORTICO MANTLE CLOCK<br/>first quarter 19th century, the enamel dial signed 'ADAM REPOND A PARIS', <br/>the two-train, spring-driven, hour-striking movement, dated 1809; the arched <br/>crest surmounted by an urn, the supports faced with classical female terms, the <br/>marble sides ending in scrolls with bronze urn finials, the base set with a bronze <br/>panel cast with two rams feasting on a fruit-filled basket.<br/>Height 22 in., Width 15 in., Depth 6 in.

Condition Report: VERY GOOD OVERALL CONDITION, BRONZE IS OF EXCELLENT QUALITY. The movement appears to be in working order. (Note however that A.B. LEVY does not guarantee the working status of any clock movement - sold through auction) The latch that suspends the pendulum in broken. (an easy fix) The marble with minor, very small chips to edge areas and corners. The enamel dial in good condition, hands straight . NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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A NAPOLEON III BRONZE MOUNTED ONYX COLUMNAR PEDESTAL

Lot 6: A NAPOLEON III BRONZE MOUNTED ONYX COLUMNAR PEDESTAL

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Description: A NAPOLEON III BRONZE MOUNTED ONYX COLUMNAR PEDESTAL,<br/>circa 1880, the rectangular top above a bronze cast Corinthian capital.<br/>Height 52 in., Width 21 in.

Condition Report: Good condition. Some minor chips and nicks on the edges. Old repairs (some side panels reassembled with glue residue.) some surface dirt. The gilded bronzes heavily tarnished oxidized and soiled. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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PAIR CARVED ROUGE MARBLE AND BRONZE TAZZAS

Lot 7: PAIR CARVED ROUGE MARBLE AND BRONZE TAZZAS

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Description: PAIR CARVED ROUGE MARBLE AND BRONZE TAZZAS<br/>circa 1900 - 1920, each raised by a center column of bronze putti on a round stepped marble base. <br/>Height 19, Depth 18 1/2 in.

Condition Report: CONDITION IS GOOD. Some discoloring and losses to marble basins. The bronze putti are heavily oxidized, with prominent green in crevices and to some surface areas. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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PAIR OF LOUIS PHILLIPE PORCELAIN URNS

Lot 8: PAIR OF LOUIS PHILLIPE PORCELAIN URNS

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Description: PAIR OF LOUIS PHILLIPE FOLIATE ENAMELED BLACK GROUND PARIS PORCELAIN URNS, <br>1840 to 1860, each with gilt handles and a beaded border on a square plinth. <br/>Height. 15 in., Diameter. 8 in.

Condition Report: GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION. Some minor wear to the gilt to edges. One urn with a 2 in. hairline crack running from the bottom of the underside of the square plinth through the middle of the joining portion. Possibly ? now lacking covers, as there is a resting ledge inside the upper section of the urn. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE JAPANESQUE OIL LAMPS

Lot 9: PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE JAPANESQUE OIL LAMPS

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Description: PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE JAPANESQUE OIL LAMPS <br/>late 19th century, each of cylindrical form with a textured ground and applied Japanese <br/>motifs, with glass spherical globe, electrified. Height 19 in., overall 25 in.

Condition Report: Good condition. Working lights, nice patina some wear to the gilded bronzes. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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PAIR OF LOUIS XIV STYLE GILT BRONZE CHENETS

Lot 10: PAIR OF LOUIS XIV STYLE GILT BRONZE CHENETS

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Description: PAIR OF LOUIS XIV STYLE GILT BRONZE CHENETS <br/>late 19th century, of tower form, cast with masks, and applied with lappets and foliage, <br/>on tripod lion?s legs and paw feet. Height 15 in.

Condition Report: CONDITION VERY GOOD. IMPRESSIVE PRESENCE. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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REGENCY STYLE GILT BRONZE, GRANITE AND MAHOGANY CENTER

Lot 11: REGENCY STYLE GILT BRONZE, GRANITE AND MAHOGANY CENTER

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Description: REGENCY STYLE GILT BRONZE, GRANITE AND MAHOGANY CENTER TABLE<br/>the rectangular top with a bronze leaf-tip border, raised on lion-headed monopodia supports, joined by a shaped stretcher. Height 28 in., Width 4 ft. 8 in., Depth 33 in.

Condition Report: Overall in good condition with the usual minor scratches, nicks to veneers consistent with age and use. Minor losses to veneer to edges of stretcher. Original gilt surfaces and granite top. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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JOSEPH-EMMANUEL ZWIENER FL. AN IMPORTANT GRAND PIANO

Lot 12: JOSEPH-EMMANUEL ZWIENER FL. AN IMPORTANT GRAND PIANO

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Description: JOSEPH-EMMANUEL ZWIENER FL. AN IMPORTANT AND RARE GRAND PIANO, PARIS, CIRCA 1875-1900:<br/>the movement by Erard, veneered in amaranth, sycamore, and fruit wood marquetry and opening to reveal a birds eye maple-veneered interior, inscribed Par Brevet d' Invention Seb. & Pre Erard 13 & 21 rue du Mail Paris, stenciled number 84325 for the serial number movement, the keyboard lid signed in brass inlaid cursive letters Erard/Paris, all gilt bronze mounts with mercurial gilding and two toned burnishing, one lion head-cast chute has been removed to reveal the mark ZN from the bronze master model. Height 3 ft. 5 in.; Length 7 ft. 6 in,. Depth 5 ft. 2 in<br/> <br/>Provenance: Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina<br/> <br/>The offered 19th century magnificent grand piano, one of only a handful manufactured, takes inspiration in form and detail from Louis XV?s Bureau de Roi, now in the Wallace Collection, London. This renowned roll top desk, was most famous at it?s time and admired throughout the 19th century. The construction of this extraordinary desk began in 1760 by Jean-Francois Oeben was finally completed in 1769 by Oeben's successor, Jean-Henri Riesener.

Condition Report: CONDITION IS EXCELLENT. The piano sounds good, Soundboard is fine. (if shipped the piano will need to be tuned properly.) NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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PAIR OF EUROPEAN CHINIOSIERE TAPESTRY PANELS

Lot 13: PAIR OF EUROPEAN CHINIOSIERE TAPESTRY PANELS

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Description: PAIR OF EUROPEAN CHINIOSIERE TAPESTRY PANELS,<br/>probably French, 19th century, each tall panel with a central scene of multiple vignettes depicting officials and families engaged in various outdoor pursuits, dotted with scattered pavilions, landscaped gardens, varied monuments, deities and foliage, all within borders of stylized faux Chinese script. reduced at the upper edge, oxidized threads and repairs. Height 9 ft.; Width 42 in.

Condition Report: reduced at the upper edge, oxidized threads and repairs, faded throughout. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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EMPIRE MARBLE TOP BRONZE MOUNTED MAHOGANY BOUILLOTTE

Lot 14: EMPIRE MARBLE TOP BRONZE MOUNTED MAHOGANY BOUILLOTTE

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Description: EMPIRE MARBLE TOP BRONZE MOUNTED MAHOGANY BOUILLOTTE TABLE<br/>circa 1900, the circular tan and white veined black marble top above a decorated frieze on straight supports headed by bronze Egyptian terms and ending in human feet, joined by an interlaced platform stretcher. <br/>Height 29 in; Diameter 36 in.

Condition Report: Good original condition , Some old marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Good color and patination. Professionally done repair to the marble top. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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SET OF FOUR ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL PAINTED AND PARCEL

Lot 15: SET OF FOUR ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL PAINTED AND PARCEL

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Description: SET OF FOUR ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL PAINTED AND PARCEL GILT CHAIRS <br/>late 18th century, comprising: two armchairs and two side chairs, each oval back<br/>with a bold foliate carved crest, the circular drop-in seats with leaf-scrolled carved <br/>rails, on circular tapering fluted legs.

Condition Report: OVERALL CONDITION IS GOOD. THERE ARE SHRINKAGE CRACKS TO CRESTINGS ON ALL AND SOME JOINT SEPERATION. THE GILDING AND PAINTED SURFACE IF NOT ORIGINAL IS OF EARLY 19TH CENTURY ORIGIN. MINOr CHIPS TO GILT , WITH MINOR PAINT LOSS. THEY WOULD BENEFIT FROM A CLEANING. CHAIRS ARE GRAND, MOST LIKELY BUILT FOR A PALATIAL RESIDENCE AND FORMED PART OF A LARGER SET/SUITE. THE REAR LEGS SPLAY BACK AND TO THE SIDE AS IS THE CASE WITH QUALITY ENGLISH NEOCLASSICAL CHAIRS - A SIGN OF SUPERIOR CRAFTSMANSHIP THERE ARE ADDITIONAL MINOR REPAIRS TO ARMS AND JOINTS OF SOME LEGS. CONSTRUCTION IS STABLE AND SUPERIOR. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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SYLVAIN KINSBURGER (1855-1935)

Lot 16: SYLVAIN KINSBURGER (1855-1935)

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Description: SYLVAIN KINSBURGER (1855-1935)<br/>Patinated Bronze Figure of a Classical Maiden <br/>circa 1900 possibly depicting Ariadne <br/>signed S. Kinsburger, and with impressed foundry seal<br/>Height 25 in.

Condition Report: Overall in good condition, Some dirt and oxidation to the round gilded base. Nice brown patina to the figure with a two small section of green oxidation on the right top of the arm and some of on the top of the maidens head. The figure detaches from the lower circular plinth. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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ESTEBAN CHAVEZ, (American, b.1954)

Lot 17: ESTEBAN CHAVEZ, (American, b.1954)

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Description: ESTEBAN CHAVEZ, (American, b.1954)<br/>A Pair: Boy Urn and Horse Urn, 2002<br/>lithographs with collage<br/>signed, titled, and dated in pencil, A/P, Esteban Chavez, 2002<br/>image size: 31 by 19 in.<br/>Provenance: Art Space Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Condition Report: not examined out of frame but condition appears excellent. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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17-PC ROYAL CROWN DERBY å´SEVRES? STYLE PLATES

Lot 18: 17-PC ROYAL CROWN DERBY å´SEVRES? STYLE PLATES

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Description: SEVENTEEN ROYAL CROWN DERBY å´SEVRES? STYLE PAINTED SERVICE <br/>PLATES<br/>the underside with gilt crown and pseudo interlaced å´L? in blue, with cobalt <br/>circular bands, dotted with floral sprays and centering a floral basket. Diameter 10 _ in.

Condition Report: aside from very minor ware to gilt highlights- condition is excellent. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED FAMILLE-VERTE VASE

Lot 19: LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED FAMILLE-VERTE VASE

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Description: LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED FAMILLE-VERTE VASE<br/>with under glazed blue circle centering a composite motif, 19th century, <br/>of tapered baluster form with vignettes of flora and fauna reserved on a powder blue ground, the domed lid with a clustered fruit final, the base mounted with a laurel wreath, on lion?s paw feet. Height 22 in., Diameter (approx.) 9 in.

Condition Report: good condition. The bronze is of good quality w/ crisp casting, original gilding. some oxidation and surface dirt. No cracks or chips, soft wear on the edges, good glaze. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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8-PC MINTON PORCELAIN CELADON GROUND PLATES

Lot 20: 8-PC MINTON PORCELAIN CELADON GROUND PLATES

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Description: SET OF EIGHT MINTON PORCELAIN CELADON GROUND PLATES<br/>circa 1900, pattern G 5215, retailed by THEODORE B. STARR, NEW YORK,<br/>each painted with a central tablet depicting an allegorical child at play, highlighted with gilt. <br/>Diameter 9 in.

Condition Report: Overall in good condition, almost no wear to the glaze on gild. Two of the plates with a rust color stain on the underside of the rim. Usual wear at the bottom feet. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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TEN VARIOUSLY DECORATED MINTON PORCELAIN PLATES

Lot 21: TEN VARIOUSLY DECORATED MINTON PORCELAIN PLATES

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Description: TEN VARIOUSLY DECORATED MINTON PORCELAIN PLATES<br/>20th century, five signed J. Colclogh, most with foliate motifs and gilt highlights, one with <br/>pate sur pate flowers in a basket, another with pate sur pate leaves around the border.<br/>Diameter small to large 8 to 11 in. <br/>Provenance: The Minton Museum, Stoke-on-Trent, England

Condition Report: ALL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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CHARLES X STYLE BRONZE MOUNTED VERDE ANTIQUE MARBLE AND

Lot 22: CHARLES X STYLE BRONZE MOUNTED VERDE ANTIQUE MARBLE AND

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Description: CHARLES X STYLE BRONZE MOUNTED VERDE ANTIQUE MARBLE AND AMBOYNA WOOD GUERIDON, circa 1900, the base stamped CF and MCF, the rim with a leaf cast frieze, with fluted supports cast in bronze and headed by nautical winged female sphinxes, raised on a four-sided concave stretcher, centering a slender marble urn. Height 31 in., Diameter 38 in.

Condition Report: Good condition Overall original state with the usual minor scratches and blemishes, the gilt-bronze with minor dirt in places but retaining its original gilding and with some oxidation. Marble top professionally restored (with reinforcement rods inset into the underside of the marble). NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT AND/OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING LOTS: “ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE AS POSTED ON THIS SITE AND AS PRINTED IN OUR SALE CATALOGUE. WE (A.B. LEVY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF ANY OR ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT OR ELSEWHERE. WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORS HENCE ANY STATEMENT MADE BY US (A.B. LEVY) IS MERELY A (QUALIFIED) SUBJECTIVE OPINION.

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FRENCH GILT BRONZE AND JEWELED PORCELAIN THREE-PIECE

Lot 23: FRENCH GILT BRONZE AND JEWELED PORCELAIN THREE-PIECE

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Description: FRENCH GILT BRONZE AND JEWELED PORCELAIN THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE<br/>circa 1875, the clock with a circular face supported by griffins, the flanking vases of teardrop form with loop handles cast as mythical swans. Height 11 in.

Condition Report: condition excellent.

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FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU THREE-PIECE GARNITURE

Lot 24: FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU THREE-PIECE GARNITURE

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Description: FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU AND FELDSPAR THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE<br/>circa 1870, the enamel dial painted with festoons and Arabic numerals is unsigned, the movement numbered 3317 and with a French official Horological quality control seal, the rectangular glazed clock case surmounted by a green feldspar urn, the dial centered by ribbon-tied festoons, the lavender hued green spar base with bronze rinceaux; the three light candelabra cast with a central removable final, spiral twist arms and bow-tied festoons, also with a spar standard and base.<br/>Height of clock 18 in., candelabra 14 in., width of clock 8 in., width of candelabra 8 in.

Condition Report: CONDITION IS VERY GOOD.

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PAIR OF FRENCH ART DECO GILT WOOD BARREL-BACK TUB

Lot 25: PAIR OF FRENCH ART DECO GILT WOOD BARREL-BACK TUB

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Description: PAIR OF FRENCH ART DECO GILT WOOD BARREL-BACK TUB CHAIRS<br/>circa 1930, with elongated reeded å´melon? form feet, upholstered in green silk and cotton blend velvet.

Condition Report: some overall loss to gilt, sturdy and in good condition.

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FRENCH BUTTON-TACKED GILT WOOD & GILT METAL COMMODE

Lot 26: FRENCH BUTTON-TACKED GILT WOOD & GILT METAL COMMODE

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Description: FRENCH BUTTON-TACKED GILT WOOD AND GILT METAL PARCHMENT COMMODE, <br>circa 1940, attributed to Maison Jansen, Paris,<br/>of shaped rectangular form with canted sides, the top with two rows of decorative tacks, with three long drawers above a shaped skirt centering a gilt wood stylized pendant shell, raised on tapering fluted legs with gilt collars and feet. Some minor stains, peeling of parchment to edge.<br/>Height 32 in., Width 52 in., Depth 16 in.

Condition Report: OVERALL CONDITION VERY GOOD, SOME DISCOLORATION, MINOR STAIN IN TWO AREAS, SOME SEPARATING OF PARCHMENT FROM TWO POSITIONS WHERE SIDE MEETS TOP AND ON AN UPPER DRAWER. CONSISTANT WITH AGE ON PARCHMENT COVERED FURNITURE. THERE IS SOME LOSS TO THE GILT ON THE LEGS, OTHERWISE IT IS STURDY, HANDSOME, AND OF THE PERIOD.

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PAIR REGENCY STYLE LEATHER & BLEACHED WOOD ARMCHAIRS

Lot 27: PAIR REGENCY STYLE LEATHER & BLEACHED WOOD ARMCHAIRS

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Description: PAIR OF REGENCY STYLE CREAM LEATHER AND BLEACHED WOOD ARMCHAIRS, <br>modern, the curved molded backs, with conforming molded arms, centering a rectangular sea raised on flared legs.

Condition Report: Overall condition very good, some minor soiling to seats.

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FRENCH DECO PATINATED WROUGHT IRON MARBLE TOP CONSOLE

Lot 28: FRENCH DECO PATINATED WROUGHT IRON MARBLE TOP CONSOLE

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Description: FRENCH ART DECO PATINATED WROUGHT IRON MARBLE TOP CONSOLE<br/>circa 1930, in the manner of Armand Albert Rateau, the serpentine shaped top, <br/>above two incurved reeded scrolled legs headed by flower and leaf bundles supporting a serpentine shaped black slate top. Top later. Height 36 in., Width 69 in., Depth 22 in.

Condition Report: Fair to good condition. Some oxidation/rusting to small areas on leaf bundles and to small areas on the reeded legs, discoloring/grit to parts of black slate/marble top. There is a small filled-in area to the top, right side by the back edge. The top is possibly of a later date/replacement.

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2 LEADED/STAINED GLASS ECCLESIASTICAL WINDOWS OF SAINTS

Lot 29: 2 LEADED/STAINED GLASS ECCLESIASTICAL WINDOWS OF SAINTS

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Description: TWO LEADED AND STAINED GLASS ECCLESIASTICAL WINDOWS OF SAINTS<br/>19th century, depicting St. James and St. Luke, each holding a symbolic attribute, <br/>with memorial dedication below. Height 6 ft. 1 in., Width 22 in.

Condition Report: Excellent condition.

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LOUIS XV STYLE PAINTED AND GILT TRUMEAU

Lot 30: LOUIS XV STYLE PAINTED AND GILT TRUMEAU

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Description: LOUIS XV STYLE PAINTED AND GILT TRUMEAU<br/>19th Century. Measuring 96 by 37 1/4 in.

Condition Report: Overall condition good. Repainted, probably set with a canvas originally, minor shrinkage and losses to gilt and painted surfaces.

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PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE GILT BRONZE & PORCELAIN TABLES

Lot 31: PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE GILT BRONZE & PORCELAIN TABLES

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Description: PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE GILT BRONZE & PORCELAIN MOUNTED PAINTED TABLES EN CHIFFIONIERE, <br/>each of undulating rectangular form set with a 'Sevres' porcelain tray top, the conforming frieze fitted with a drawer, raised on slender cabriole legs, joined by a shaped stretcher, painted with delicate motifs on a yellow ground, fitted with gilt foliate mounts. Height 26 1/2 in., Width 12 in., Depth 13 1/2 in.

Condition Report: A VERY NICE PAIR OF ELEGANT TABLES. Original VERY GOOD CONDITION. some soiling and tarnish to the bronze mounts and discoloration to varnish on painted surface. Porcelain tops attractive, without any damage. The underside of the tops not removed for inspection of markings.

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LOUIS XV/XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MAHOGANY BIBLIOTEQUE

Lot 32: LOUIS XV/XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MAHOGANY BIBLIOTEQUE

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Description: LOUIS XV/XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED MAHOGANY PETITE BIBLIOTEQUE <br>1880-1890, of rectangular form with two open shelves and an inset brass grille at each side, raised on slightly flared legs; applied with gilt bronze mounts. <br/>Height 34 in. Width 21 in., Depth 14 in. <br/>Attributed to A. Cheveri, Petite Bibliot?que. Paris, Circa 1890.<br/>Acajou and brass trellis sides, one drawer, Antiquits LECOULES, 62 rue Taitbout, Paris paper label to the underneath. <br/>Provenance: <br/>Formerly from the Collection Pierre Lecoules<br/>Literature:<br/>D. Ledoux-Lebard, Le Mobilier Fran?ais du XIX Si?cle, p. 126<br/>Chevri was recorded from 1878 at 11 rue de Portefoin, at 7 rue Braque in 1878 and finally at 7 rue de Balleyme at the turn of the last century. He participated in both the 1878 and 1889 Universal Exhibitions, being awarded bronze and silver medals, respectively.

Condition Report: IN GOOD CONDITION. good quality gilding and bronze casting, a few niks to edges of legs

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LOUIS XV STYLE GILT BRONZE SIDE CHAIR AND WINDOW SEAT

Lot 33: LOUIS XV STYLE GILT BRONZE SIDE CHAIR AND WINDOW SEAT

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Description: LOUIS XV STYLE GILT BRONZE CALAMANDER SIDE CHAIR AND WINDOW SEAT, 20th century, after a model by Fran?oise Linke, each of serpentine outline and mounted allover with well cast foliage and scrolls, each corner mounted with either dolphin heads or an espagnolette. (2 pieces) Length 35 in.

Condition Report: Overall Excellent condition. Side chair upholstery slightly soiled. The window seat with some loose mounts.

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PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

Lot 34: PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

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Description: PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE AND MARBLE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA<br/>late 19th century, each candle branch with upward scrolled acanthus cast arms supporting nozzles with beads, centering a flame-filled torch-form stem, the grey marble urn form standards with bronze ram?s heads, on a marble stepped square base, with bronze toupie feet. Height 20 in., Width 8 in. (approx.)

Condition Report: EXCELLENT CONDITION.

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EDWARD F. CALDWELL NEOCLASSICAL STYLE BRONZE CANDELABRA

Lot 35: EDWARD F. CALDWELL NEOCLASSICAL STYLE BRONZE CANDELABRA

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Description: EDWARD F. CALDWELL NEOCLASSICAL STYLE BRONZE CANDELABRA, circa 1900, the standard cast in three registers each with a differing leaf motif, the upper portion a flattened coup with four short candle holders, the concave triangular base with a frieze cast with a bull?s skull hung with a stylized cord, on hoofed feet, resting upon a white marble plinth; electrified.<br/>Height 24 in. Width (base) 13 in.

Condition Report: EXCELLENT CONDITION, A RARE AMERICAN NEOCLASSICAL BRONZE LIGHT FIXTURE. MARBLE SLIGHTLY SOILED, WITH SMALL NIKS/LOSSES TO EDGES - CONSISTENT WITH WEAR.

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TALIAN PIETRA DURA SPECIMEN MARBLE AND PORPHYRY TABLE

Lot 36: TALIAN PIETRA DURA SPECIMEN MARBLE AND PORPHYRY TABLE

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Description: ITALIAN PIETRA DURA SPECIMEN MARBLE AND PORPHYRY TABLE TOP<br/>late 19th century, of circular form, inlaid with a series of stylized star <br/>motifs centering radiating darts with multiple outer circular bands. Diameter 27 in. <br/>Provenance: Sotheby's, Gianni Versace Sale, April 5, 2001, lot 166.

Condition Report: EXCELLENT CONDITION.

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EMPIRE STYLE GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE AND MALACHITE

Lot 37: EMPIRE STYLE GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE AND MALACHITE

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Description: EMPIRE STYLE GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE AND MALACHITE INSET <br/>CENTER TABLE<br/>the overhanging circular malachite top above a recessed frieze applied with gilt <br/>griffins and scrolls, on five patinated bronze winged sphinx supports, <br/>resting upon a crossed stretcher, centering a massive gilt-bronze crater urn. <br/>Height 35 in., Diameter 45 in.

Condition Report: CONDITION IS EXCELLENT.

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PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL PAINTED WINGED ANGELS

Lot 38: PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL PAINTED WINGED ANGELS

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Description: PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL PAINTED WINGED ANGELS<br/>early 20th century, the banner of one bearing inscription and dated 1783, <br/>each with wings displayed, holding in opposing raised arms a scrolled staff, <br/>the other downward cast arm resting upon a paper scroll, on square bases. <br/>Height 25 in., Width 14 in., Depth 12 in.

Condition Report: CONDITION IS GOOD. There are numerous areas of paint loss - consistent with age. They are somewhat provincial in there stance and quality, although we date these are early 20th century- they may be as early as mid 19th century.

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VENETIAN ROCOCO STYLE CARVED AND PAINTED BOMBAY COMMODE

Lot 39: VENETIAN ROCOCO STYLE CARVED AND PAINTED BOMBAY COMMODE

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Description: VENETIAN ROCOCO STYLE CARVED AND PAINTED BOMBAY COMMODE<br/>Centered by two drawers above the frieze, with a mottled grey marble top, raised on cabriole legs. <br/>Height 35 in., Width 50 in., Depth 29 in.

Condition Report: CONDITION IS FAIR. The top appears to be a replaced synthetic marble top, now varnished and rounded on the back (extends past the back of the commode.) There are numerous areas with paint loss. The commode is sturdy, no repairs or cracks to carcaass.

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PAIR 'SEVRES' GILT BRONZE & BLUE DE ROI PORCELAIN URNS

Lot 40: PAIR 'SEVRES' GILT BRONZE & BLUE DE ROI PORCELAIN URNS

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Description: PAIR OF 'SEVRES' GILT BRONZE AND BLUE DE ROI PORCELAIN COVERED URNS<br/>late 19th century, the lids with pseudo interlaced L, and date letters K and S, each of tapered form reserved with courtly couples in an interior setting, the reverse with floral bouquets,_each lid painted with flora and fauna, with satyr masks at each side, terminating in a circular foot on a square base. Height 14 in.

Condition Report: Overall good condition. No cracks or chips. Bronzes with wear to the gilt. The body of the urns sits loosely on the bronze base. Some movement, need to be tightened.

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CONTINENTAL TERRA COTTA FIGURE OF A CLASSICAL GARDEN

Lot 41: CONTINENTAL TERRA COTTA FIGURE OF A CLASSICAL GARDEN

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Description: CONTINENTAL TERRA COTTA FIGURE OF A CLASSICAL GARDEN NYMPH,<br/>with pedestal en suite, 20th century, possibly an allegorical figure for Summer.<br/>Height overall 6 ft. 3 in., Width 20 in., Depth 20 in.

Condition Report: OVERALL CONDITION IS GOOD. Soiled.

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RENZO V. BALDI, A MARBLE OF THE BIBLICAL HEROINE JAEL

Lot 42: RENZO V. BALDI, A MARBLE OF THE BIBLICAL HEROINE JAEL

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Description: RENZO V. BALDI, A LARGE MARBLE OF THE BIBLICAL HEROINE JAEL, WITH VERDE ANTICO PEDESTAL, late 19TH/early 20TH century, Italian, signed Baldi, confident in her pose, wearing a head scarf, her textured robe gathered beneath <br/>her breasts, on a circular base; the Verde Antico pedestal of cylindrical form carved with flutes. Height of figure 5 ft. 6 in., pedestal, 32 in., Width 24 in<br/>Vittorio Renzo Baldi, (1881) a Florentine University professor and sculptor is best known for his monumental bronze statue of Christopher Columbus, which stands atop the monument of Christopher Columbus in Syracuse, New York. In 1910, out of pride and gratitude to the Syracuse community a group of civic-minded Italian-Americans embarked upon a project to erect a monument to Columbus. Completed in 1934, Baldi?s bronze of Columbus stands today atop the monuments obelisk in front of St. Mary?s Cathedral in Syracuse, NY.

Condition Report: OVERALL CONDITION IS EXCELLENT There are a few small chips and abrasions to the edges of the drapery, and the base. Possible old restoration by the right hand ( discoloration )

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PAIR OF VENETIAN CUT VELVET AND SILK BROCADE FABRIC

Lot 43: PAIR OF VENETIAN CUT VELVET AND SILK BROCADE FABRIC

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Description: PAIR OF VENETIAN CUT VELVET AND SILK BROCADE FABRIC PANELS<br/>18TH/ 19th century, with a rust colored stylized patera centered by bow-tied <br/>ribbons, scrolls and foliage, woven on a now faded aqua marine silk ground. <br/>Fabric panels: 37 by 19 in., 50 by 33 in. overall

Condition Report: GOOD OVERALL CONDITION. Some oxidation to brownish threads and minor fading to blue.

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UGO LUCERNI (Italian, 1900-1989)

Lot 44: UGO LUCERNI (Italian, 1900-1989)

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Description: UGO LUCERNI (Italian, 1900-1989)<br/>Untitled "Amphitrite and PoseidonÌÒ.<br/>signed LUCERNI.<br/>painted terracotta. <br/>Height 56 in., Width 30 in.

Condition Report: CONDITION IS EXCELLENT. NO BREAKAGE, LOSSES OR CRACKS. THESE ARE LARGE FIGURES.

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GEORGE I STYLE BURL WALNUT CHEST OF DRAWERS

Lot 45: GEORGE I STYLE BURL WALNUT CHEST OF DRAWERS

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Description: GEORGE I STYLE BURL WALNUT CHEST OF DRAWERS<br/>19TH century, the rectangular inlaid top above two short and two long drawers, the apron with a central carved shell, on shell carved cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Height 34 in.; Width 4 ft. 1 in.; Depth 22 in. <br/>Provenance: Formerly in the Collection of Mar-A-Lago, <br/>Edward F. Hutton / Marjorie Merriweather Post

Condition Report: OVERALL GOOD CONDITION. Some repairs to veneers, good color, with high french polish.

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A VICTORIAN PAINTED SATINWOOD SIDE CHAIR

Lot 46: A VICTORIAN PAINTED SATINWOOD SIDE CHAIR

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Description: A VICTORIAN PAINTED SATINWOOD SIDE CHAIR, <br/>FROM THE COLLECTION OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS: <br/>1860 - 1880, with a caned seat and circular tapering legs; the uprights, <br/>splats, seat and legs dotted throughout with painted floral sprays. <br/>Provenance: Sold Sotheby?s, The Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, <br/>April 23-26, 1996, lot 356

Condition Report: VERY GOOD CONDITION. Some minor paint wear to foliage. Canning original.

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ANGLO-INDIAN TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY SEWING BOX

Lot 47: ANGLO-INDIAN TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY SEWING BOX

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Description: ANGLO-INDIAN TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY MOUNTED SANDLE WOOD SEWING BOX, <br>Vizagapatam, late 18th/early 19th century,rectangular with a domed lid opening to a interior with a removable <br/>tray fitted with lidded compartments and niches, the whole applied with <br/>etched and intricately carved foliate and scroll strap work and panels, <br/>on paw feet. Height 5 in., Width 10 in., Depth 7 in.

Condition Report: CONDITION GOOD. Overall soiling, some minor age cracks and yellowing to the ivory panels, small loss to ivory on the top right, knobs missing to lids, interior clean, underside of lid with a shrinkage crack to sandalwood. Minor lifting to tortoise in some areas. All of the above are too be expected - on an unrestored item of this material and age. Very well carved detailing throughout. NOTE EXPORT RESTRICTIONS.

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WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD STANDISH & CUBE PARQUETRY TEA CADDY

Lot 48: WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD STANDISH & CUBE PARQUETRY TEA CADDY

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Description: WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD STANDISH AND A CUBE PARQUETRY TEA CADDY <br/>both mid-19TH century, the first fitted with two silver mounted glass bottles, a drawer and turned carrying handles at its side, the second with a divided interior and an allover various wood inlaid surface. Length of the Standish: 15 in., caddy: Height 5 in., Width 10 in.

Condition Report: Some overall minor restoration/adaptation to tea caddy. Lacking interior lids. Overall condition to both very good.

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TEN ENGRAVINGS OF SHELLFISH, AND FOUR OTHERS

Lot 49: TEN ENGRAVINGS OF SHELLFISH, AND FOUR OTHERS

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Description: TEN ENGRAVINGS OF SHELLFISH, AND FOUR OTHERS,<br/>18th century, comprising six engravings, ''Histoire Naturelle'' with plate numbers at upper left, (hand colored later) from Panckoucke, 1788, and ''Benard Direxit'' in lower margin, engraved by Benard Direxit, and four additional shell engravings, late 18th century, also later colored. <br/>(10 pieces) 9 by 6 in. plates 21 by 18 in. overall and 12 by 10 in., overall, respectively

Condition Report: overall condition excellent, as catalogue states- and in most cases with decorative engravings - coloring is of a later date. NOTE - ALTHOUGH IN THE IMAGE POSTED THE TWO SETS APPEAR TO BE OF SIMILAR SIZE, THE TWO AVOVE (SET OF FOUR) ARE SMALLER THAN THOSE BELOW (SET OF SIX)

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CEYLON SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND LOCKET PENDANT

Lot 50: CEYLON SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND LOCKET PENDANT

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Description: CEYLON SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND LOCKET PENDANT<br/>French/Swiss, late 19th Century. Of oval form, set with seven sapphires, weighing approximately 5.50 carats, and approximately one hundred and thirty seven diamonds, weighing approximately 1.62 carats. The backside with a removable cut crystal cover. Mounted in 18 karat yellow gold. Gross weight approximately 34.4 dwt. Length 3 in.

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