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New Year Premiere Furniture & Decorative Arts AuctionPlatinum House
315 lots with images
January 21, 2013Live Auction
228 Northeast Seventh Avenue
Portland, OR, 97232 USA
Phone: 00 1 503 238 0202
Fax: 00 1 503 236 8211
Description: CHINESE STORAGE CHEST ON STAND, the rectangular lift-top chest having a red lacquer finish with gold script decoration. Dimensions including floor stand: 20"H x 29.75"W x 18"D.View additional info »
Description: GAME TROPHY MOUNT, European Fallow Deer head mount with horns, white variety, from an Ashwood, Oregon hunting ranch.View additional info »
Description: TWO WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN NAZI PANZER TANK ASSAULT BADGES, Karl Wurster with circle KWM logo, slight concave back; Assmann with triangle logo, dished out back. both are from the Lt Victor E. Gibson estate.
Condition Report: 241: One badge weighs 38.1 grams and measures 2-3/8" x 1-21/32". The other badge weighs 23.7 grams and measures 2-1/2" x 1-11/16".View additional info and full condition report »
Description: SIX WORLD WAR TWO US TECHNICAL MANUALS PLUS NAZI FIRE/POLICE SHOULDER BOARDS, TM-E 30-451 "Handbook on German Military Forces" restricted, (5) German and French language books, (8) civilian language books plus shoulder boards with two "pips" each (captain) all from the Lt. Victor E Gibson estate.View additional info »
Description: THOMAS KINKADE COLOR PRINT ON BOARD (American, 20th century) titled "Yosemite Valley." Image measures 12" x 16". Certificate of Authenticity attached verso. Set in a wood frame.View additional info »
Description: FOUR WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN MEDALS, three are eastern peoples medals second class (with loops); gold with out swords with green ribbon/red stripes; silver with swords and white stripes; bronze with swords and dark green ribbon plus Winterschlacht imosten 1941-42 medal all from the Lt. Victor E Gibson estate.View additional info »
Description: VICTORIAN LOW WALNUT CHEST OF DRAWERS, American, last quarter of the 19th century, having a rectangular rose marble top over four burl drawers. Dimensions: 26.5"H x 48"W x 21"D.View additional info »
Description: APPROXIMATELY 125 ENGRAVING TOOLS BY E.C. MULLER, various numbers and sizes all with wood handles stored in black hard case.View additional info »
Description: THREE INDIAN COLLECTIBLES: Navajo mat or wall hanging, central medallion with latch hooks and cross hatching in deep red with natural wool, 24" x 40", finely woven; breast plate with dyed bone, brass and red beads, leather mounted with raw hide fringe, having abalone conch with fur tassels, approximately 12" x 28"; plus 15"D, southwest woven basket, 4.75"H.View additional info »
Description: TWO CARVED HONGMU PEDESTAL TABLES, Chinese export, early 20th century, including one round and one hexagonal top on four S-curve legs, each top inset with conformingly shaped rose marble. Respective heights: 19 and 24 inches.
Condition Report: 247: Both pieces show moderate wear throughout with a few chips, discolorations and repairs. The taller table appears to have been shortened and it is wobbly.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: SIX COLLECTABLE KNIVES, Alfrid Field & Co. stag handled dagger with 5 3/4" blade, Kinfolk throwing knife 4 3/8" blade, Christians Solingen with stag grip and 4" blade, Rostsicher with stag grip and 3 3/4" blade, Finnish made with green grip and 3 3/4" blade plus stag handled 4 1/2" all with leather sheaths.View additional info »
Description: PAIR VICTORIAN GLASS LUSTRES, hand enameled with floral decoration on greenish-white tinged ground, pink interior; with faceted pendalogues. Heights: 14 inches.View additional info »
Description: PERSIAN TRIBAL AREA RUG, Hamadan villages region, the crimson field decorated with animal and human figures around a central medallion, hand knotted wool, 5'0" x 6'9".View additional info »
Description: SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND FOURTEEN KARAT GOLD RING, featuring an oval-cut dark blue sapphire weighing approximately 0.25 ct. Ring size: 8-3/4. Complements lot 252.View additional info »
Description: PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each 14k gold set with two round-cut diamonds and an oval-cut dark blue sapphire. Estimated weight for both sapphires: 0.36 cttw. Complements lot 251.View additional info »
Description: MAN'S TIGER'S EYE AND TEN KARAT GOLD RING, set with a carved rectangular tiger's eye tablet set in 10k yellow gold. Ring size: 8-1/4.View additional info »
Description: HEAVY BRASS THREE-BLADE SHIP'S PROPELLER AND BEARING, from the Astoria, Oregon, Columbia River ferry boat "Tourist II," c. 1924. Diameter 32 inches.View additional info »
Description: MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY GERMAN PERCUSSION PISTOL, approximately 36 caliber, 3" octagonal barrel, walnut stock/grip, proof marked crown/crown U and numbered 49. No FFL or background check required.View additional info »
Description: CHINESE YUMU (NORTHERN ELM) ALTAR TABLE, having a long and narrow rectangular top spanning twin sets of trestle legs. Dimensions: 34.75"H x 69.75"L x 15"W.View additional info »
Description: AFRICAN GAME TROPHY HEAD/SHOULDER MOUNT, a small Duiker antelope with short spike horns.View additional info »
Description: PIMA INDIAN BASKET hand woven from devil's claw and willow in a traditional geometric design. Oval shape, 9.75" long, 6/25" wide, 4" tall. c. 1925-35.
Condition Report: 258: The basket shows moderate wear throughout with discoloration, fading and several broken strands.View additional info »
Description: A PAIR OF VERDE AVER MARBLE PEDESTALS, each having a baluster column between square top and foot. Dimensions: 12.25" x 12.5" x 30.25"H.View additional info »
Description: MEXICO/GUATEMALA BLACK STONE SCULPTURE depicting a seated Mayan figure inlaid with abalone, holding a circular shield of abalone and jade, wearing a figural bird helmet inlaid with goldstone, abalone and petrified wood. Height 10", width 4".
Condition Report: 260: The figure is in very good condition with minimal wear.View additional info »
Description: WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN NAZI BANNER, double sided, approximately 56" x 15' made to hang vertically received by Lt. Victor E Gibson during liberation of Dachau concentration camp April 28-29, 1945.View additional info »
Description: A TIFFANY STYLE DRAGONFLY TABLE LAMP, squat form base with bronze-color dragonflies on red mosaic glass ground, three arms support the stained and leaded glass shade, 16"D; having three lights. Height: 17.5 inches.
Condition Report: 261: The lamp is in good condition with light wear throughout but the shade has a few panes with hairline cracks.View additional info »
Description: PERSIAN HOSSEINABAD AREA RUG, Hamadan tribal villages region, northwestern Iran, floral and central floral medallion design on black ground, hand knotted wool, 4'6" x 7'2".View additional info »
Description: SALISH INDIAN DOUBLE-HANDLED BASKET having diagonal white, black and cherry bark decoration. Ovoid form measuring 12" long, 7.50" wide, 7" tall. c.1930's.
Condition Report: 263: The basket is in good overall condition with light wear throughout, several broken strands, some soiling and fading.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: VICTORIAN ASH AND BURL WALNUT LOW CHEST OF DRAWERS, American, c. 1885, having a rectangular white marble top over two small and two large drawers. Dimensions: 28.5"H x 41.5"W x 17.5"D.View additional info »
Description: SANTA CLARA PUEBLO CLAY OVAL BOWL, c. 1940's, having red slip and polychrome design of rain clouds and lightning in orange, blue & tan outlined in white. Dimensions: 5.5"L x 4.25"W x 2.75"H.
Condition Report: 265: The bowl shows moderate wear with a few scratches but no visible chips or repairs.View additional info »
Description: BEV DOOLITTLE LIMITED EDITION COLOR LITHOGRAPH (California, born 1947) titled "Prayer for the Wild Things." The image measures 27.5" x 21", pencil signed lower right. Nicely matted and framed. Lot includes a Paul Winter CD inspired by the Doolittle lithograph and a poster.View additional info »
Description: LADY'S MINK JACKET, light brown fur, with collar, two clasp closures, two exterior and one interior pockets, fully lined. Labels: Gus Mayer, and Givenchy for Alixandre.View additional info »
Description: CASED COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY 20 ARTIFACTS, bone and ivory awls, other tools and small items found by a local collector in Oregon.View additional info »
Description: TAFFRAIL SHIP LOG, instrument: GEHNA #59458, C. Plath, Hamburg; the rotator: N. Nile Negus, New York.View additional info »
Description: SEVEN PIECES AMERICAN STERLING SILVER FLATWARE: set of 6 Reed & Barton cocktail forks, in the "LaMarquise" pattern of 1895; and 1 Whiting long handled pickle fork, in the "Lily" pattern of 1902. Total weight: 4.8 troy ozs.View additional info »
Description: TWO MATCHING VICTORIAN PARLOR CHAIRS, Renaissance Revival style, Louis XV sub style, American, c. 1865, an armchair and matching lady's chair with matching floral brocade upholstery.View additional info »
Description: SIX CUT CRYSTAL HARLEQUIN WINE GOBLETS, flashed and engraved, variety of colored bowls, each with clear stems. Heights 8.25 inches.
Condition Report: 272: The stemware is in good condition with minimal wear but one has a small chip to the stem.View additional info »
Description: U.S. NAVY SIGNALING SEARCHLIGHT, G.E. contract, type 12G33, serial #4640, dated 1942, 14.5"D.View additional info »
Description: TWO BRASS AND GALVANIZED METAL SHIP STERN LIGHTS: blue lens version by A. Ward Hendrickson & Co., Inc., New York, WW-II vintage, 16"H; clear lens type by Wilcox, Crittenden & Co., Inc., Conn., 17.5"H.View additional info »
Description: TWO SHIPS BELL CLOCKS; one, manufactured by Waterbury Clock Co., taken off a ship in Tacoma, WA, 1914; the other, made in Germany for Airguide Inst. Co., USA.View additional info »
Description: THREE COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: "African Game Trails" by Theodore Roosevelt, Briar Patch Press, 1987 special edition, illus. in pictorial gilt stamped black cloth cover, marbleized end papers, gilt edged; "The History of Tom Jones" by Henry Fielding, illus. by G. Spencer Pryse, N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1930's, pictorial end papers, in gilt stamped illus. cover; and "Monaco and Monte Carlo" by Adolphe Smith, 8 color illus. & 48 black & white, London: Grand Richards, 1952, wine cloth cover with paste on front.View additional info »
Description: TWO WATERCOLORS ON PAPER, rural landscapes with cottages and fields, American, circa 1970's. Images measures 21" x 29" and 21.5" x 29.5", both illegibly signed. In wood frames.View additional info »
Description: ELTON BENNETT SERIGRAPH (Washington, 1911-1974) titled "The Roaring Forties," depicting tall ships at sea. Image measures 16" x 22.5", pencil signed "Elton Bennett" lower left. Well matted and in a wood frame.View additional info »
Description: AFTER P.J. MENE FIGURAL BRONZE ELEPHANT VASE, titled "Elephants On Vase;" three-sided vase formed by elephant heads with protruding tusks, incised elephant feet at base, attached to round green marble plinth with brass title plaque. Height: 12.25 inches.
Condition Report: 279: The bronze elephant sculpture is in good overall condition with light to moderate wear throughout.View additional info »
Description: EMPIRE/VICTORIAN TRANSITIONAL STYLE SOFA, American, mid-19th century, having a carved mahogany frame and tufted red upholstery. Length - 81 inches.View additional info »
Description: A COLLECTIBLE GROUP OF AMERICAN VICTORIAN PERIOD SILVER PLATE, 113 pieces, by R. Wallace (most dated 1835): consisting of 12 dinner forks, 12 dinner knives, 11 cocktail forks, 11 salad forks, 11 flat butter knives, 12 tea spoons, 11 large cream soups, 11 bouillon spoons, 8 table spoons, 13 demitasse spoons, plus large punch ladle. From an estate on Capitol Hill, Seattle. Cased.View additional info »
Description: THREE RIKER'S CASES OF APPROXIMATELY 92 SPECIMENS and copies of South American, Central American and southwestern America arrow heads, bird points and five reproductions of spear heads.View additional info »
Description: TWO EARLY TURKISH CLAY POTTERY OIL JARS, of round barrel form tapering to a flat, narrow base. Heights 30 and 31.5 inches.View additional info »
Description: NINE COLLECTIBLE BOOKS ABOUT OREGON: signed first edition, "The Best of Oregon", by Ken Metzler, inscribed, Timber Press, Portland, 1986, d.j.; "Tom McCall: Maverick", a first edition (so stated) autobiography, signed Tom McCall in ink, 1977, Binford & Mort, Portland; "Free Land for Free Men", a story of Clackamas County, by Vera Lynch, signed by the author, 1973, d.j. #407 in a limited edition; first edition, "The Rose City of the World" by Ruby Fay Purdy, 1947, d.j.; "Leading Business Men of Portland in Cartoon", by Harry Murphy, signed, Irwin-Hodson Co., 1912; "West Coast Portrait" edited by Joyce Munch, Hastings House, N.Y., 1946, d.j.; "Indian Wars of the Pacific Northwest", 1972; & "School Days in the Wallowas" by Irene Barklow, signed, 1992.View additional info »
Description: BRASS SHIP'S WHEEL, having eight brass spokes and handles, 42" overall diameter. Purportedly from a Columbia River tug boat.View additional info »
Description: TWO SHIP'S WHEELS, one antique and one reproduction, both of hardwood construction with eight turned spokes issuing from a central brass hub. Overall diameter - 42.5 inches.View additional info »