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Auction Description for Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers: Fine Decorative & Asian Arts
Auction Description:
Fine Decorative & Asian Arts
Viewing Notes:
Preview Times: Mon., July 19 through Wed., July 21, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thurs., July 22, 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 PM Fri., July 23, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sat., July 24, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM NOTE: Preview ends at the start of the auction, and the stage will be closed at that time.
Sale Notes:
Items from the Collections of Ursula and The Late Thomas P. Blankenship, Charleston, West Virginia; Darrell & Carolyn Dick of Farwell, Michigan; Greg Gerhard; Ron & Carol Harris; Nancy Pogue of Bluffton, South Carolina; A South Carolina couple; A Sarasota, Florida collection; A University Park, Florida couple. And select consignments from California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, as well as London, England, and The Netherlands.

Fine Decorative & Asian Arts

by Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Platinum House

395 lots with images

July 23, 2010

Live Auction

2690 Stratford Road

PO Box 369

Delaware, OH, 43015 USA

Phone: +1 740 362 4771

Fax: +1 740 363 0164

Email: info@garths.com

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CARVED IVORY WOMAN.

Lot 1: CARVED IVORY WOMAN.

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Description: CARVED IVORY WOMAN. China, early 20th century. Robed woman carrying a flower basket, possibly Lan Ts'ai-ho, one of the Eight Immortals. 14"h. including base.

Condition Report: IVORY CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE USA. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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TWO CARVED IVORY WOMEN.

Lot 2: TWO CARVED IVORY WOMEN.

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Description: TWO CARVED IVORY WOMEN. China, early 20th century. Both have phoenix headdresses and carry flowers, one has a bamboo staff. 14"h. including bases.

Condition Report: IVORY CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE USA. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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TWO CARVED IVORY WOMEN.

Lot 3: TWO CARVED IVORY WOMEN.

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Description: TWO CARVED IVORY WOMEN. China, early 20th century. Similar gracefully posed women, probably Quan Yin, holding flowers and fans. Their robes and headdresses have colored cabochon insets. Signed. 14"h. including bases.

Condition Report: IVORY CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE USA. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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TAPESTRY PANEL.

Lot 4: TAPESTRY PANEL.

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Description: TAPESTRY PANEL. China, late 19th-early 20th century, silk. Dark blue ground with a band of five-clawed dragons in gold metallic thread and colorful silk. Minor wear, 29"h. 60"w.

Condition Report: There are a few small holes and lose thread. It appears that there is extra metalic thread stitched to the front. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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TWO WOODBLOCK PRINTS.

Lot 5: TWO WOODBLOCK PRINTS.

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Description: TWO WOODBLOCK PRINTS. Japan, late 19th-early 20th century. The older print depicts travelers crossing a bridge. In a mat and frame, 13 1/2"h. 17"w. The second is a view of Mt. Fuji. Glued down. 7"h. 10"w., in a frame, 14"h. 16"w.

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SAMURAI ARMOR.

Lot 6: SAMURAI ARMOR.

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Description: SAMURAI ARMOR. Japan, 19th century. Cuirass of lacquered metal plates with front and back tassets held together with blue lacing. Includes a helmet with neck guard. Imperfections.

Condition Report: Damage to lacquer and some missing pieces including shoulder straps. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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SAMURAI ARMOR.

Lot 7: SAMURAI ARMOR.

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Description: SAMURAI ARMOR. Japan, 19th century. Lacquered metal plate cuirass and helmet. The cuirass has partial tassets with dark blue lacing and hinged shoulder straps. The helmet has a neck guard and red lacquered chin guard. Sleeve armor for both arms and two greaves. The sleeves have blue cloth, lacquered metal strips and chain mail, the greaves have lacquered metal strips and small metal plates sewn into gold colored cloth. Imperfections.

Condition Report: Loss and damage, the fabric and lacings are very fragile. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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KANG CABINET.

Lot 8: KANG CABINET.

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Description: KANG CABINET. China, late 19th century, softwood. Two central doors flanked by drawers with a red lacquer surface. 20"h. 37"w. 20"d.

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FOUR IVORY FIGURAL SNUFFS.

Lot 9: FOUR IVORY FIGURAL SNUFFS.

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Description: FOUR IVORY FIGURAL SNUFFS. China, early 20th century. Three men with staves and fans, and a woman with a dog. All with polychrome paint. One is missing the spoon. 3"h.

Condition Report: IVORY CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE USA. As Catalogued. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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***CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF A WOMAN.

Lot 10: ***CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF A WOMAN.

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Description: ***CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF A WOMAN. China, early 20th century. Finely carved and painted figure of a woman holding a flower and wearing a phoenix headdress. 11 1/4"h. including base.

Condition Report: IVORY CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE USA. One leaf is damaged. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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IVORY PLAQUE.

Lot 11: IVORY PLAQUE.

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Description: IVORY PLAQUE. China, early 20th century. High relief carved plaque of women reading. Traces of polychrome paint. 7 1/2"h. 4 3/4"w.

Condition Report: IVORY CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE USA. As catagloued. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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DECORATED SIDE TABLE.

Lot 12: DECORATED SIDE TABLE.

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Description: DECORATED SIDE TABLE. Mongolia, late 19th century, mixed woods including pine. Small table with polychrome decoration. A Greek key border along top edge surrounds an elaborate medallion. Deep paneled aprons are embellished with floral designs. 31"h. 27 1/2"w. 13 1/2"d.

Condition Report: Minor surface loss. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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LACQUERED CABINET

Lot 13: LACQUERED CABINET

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Description: LACQUERED CABINET Asian, late 19th-early 20th century, mixed woods. Two-door lacquered cabinet with polychrome depictions of birds perched on flowering branches. 43"h. 31"w. 15"d.

Condition Report: Minor edges loss. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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IMARI CHARGER.

Lot 14: IMARI CHARGER.

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Description: IMARI CHARGER. Japan, probably early 20th century. Flowers and birds in fan shaped reserves. Underglaze blue marks on the bottom. 18"d.

Condition Report: Discoloration on bottom/underside. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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SCREEN.

Lot 15: SCREEN.

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Description: SCREEN. China, early 20th century, wood. Six-panel coromandel screen, carved with birds and trees with gold leaf background and layers of polychrome paint. Back has similar decoration with black lacquer ground. Some edge damage. Each panel 72"h. 16"w.

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IVORY CARVING OF A SKELETON.

Lot 16: IVORY CARVING OF A SKELETON.

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Description: IVORY CARVING OF A SKELETON. Japan, 1st half-20th century. Wonderful rendition of a walking skeleton wearing a water lily hat and carrying a selection of masks and skulls on a branch over his shoulder. Pierce-carved with finely incised and inked details. Signed. 9"h. overall.

Condition Report: Skeleton has been made in sections and has a lacquered type coating (original to the piece). Tight age split in the front of the hat. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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CABINET.

Lot 17: CABINET.

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Description: CABINET. Asian, late 19th-early 20th century, mixed woods. Lacquered two-door cabinet with colorful hand painted scenes of a monkey riding an elephant, a pair of storks and a dragon surrounded by gilt borders. Two interior shelves. 72"h. 38"w. 19"d.

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TWO DOOR CABINET .

Lot 18: TWO DOOR CABINET .

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Description: TWO DOOR CABINET . China, probably Shan Xi Province, 19th century, mixed woods. Two-door red lacquered cabinet decorated with a landscape and buildings in gilt. 33"h. 24"w. 15 1/2"d.

Condition Report: Some repairs to finish and areas of fill. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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CHARGER AND JARDINIERE.

Lot 19: CHARGER AND JARDINIERE.

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Description: CHARGER AND JARDINIERE. China, 19th and 20th century. Famille verte jardiniere with well-detailed mythical beasts on craggy rocks. 11"h. 11 1/2"d. And a later charger with blue and white landscape and orange peel glaze. 18"d. With a fitted box.

Condition Report: Charger has Kangxi marks on the bottom but is 20th century. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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ROSE MANDARIN PLATTER.

Lot 20: ROSE MANDARIN PLATTER.

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Description: ROSE MANDARIN PLATTER. China, 1st quarter-19th century. Large central courtyard scene with bird and floral border in vibrant colors with gilt accents. Orange peel glaze. Minor wear to gilt rim. 13" x 16".

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ROSE MANDARIN VASE.

Lot 21: ROSE MANDARIN VASE.

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Description: ROSE MANDARIN VASE. China, mid 19th century. Finely decorated with mandarin scenes on the body and neck, features a scalloped flange and applied handles in the forms of children as well as applied serpent forms. Gilt accents throughout. Additional decoration includes butterflies and kissing carp. 16 1/2"h.

Condition Report: Good condition. Slight rubbing of enamel at scalloped rim of vase -- 2 or 3 places. Otherwise there are no chips or cracks. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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ROSE MEDALLION PLATTER.

Lot 22: ROSE MEDALLION PLATTER.

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Description: ROSE MEDALLION PLATTER. China, 2nd half-19th century. Oval platter with mandarin scenes. Worn gilt around rim. 12" x 15".

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INLAID ALTAR TABLE

Lot 23: INLAID ALTAR TABLE

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Description: INLAID ALTAR TABLE China, 19th century, hardwood and mother-of-pearl. Graceful scrolled ends over a pierced and carved apron decorated with mother-of-pearl inlay including bats. 32 1/2"h. 81"w. 20"d.

Condition Report: Minor loss to inlay and small glued repairs. This cannot be shipped by Garth's. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PAIR OF TEMPLE JARS.

Lot 24: PAIR OF TEMPLE JARS.

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Description: PAIR OF TEMPLE JARS. China, 20th century. Baluster form with domed lids and hand decorated in blue with phoenix on the lids and dragons on the bases. 25 3/4"h.

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FOUR LACQUERED BOXES.

Lot 25: FOUR LACQUERED BOXES.

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Description: FOUR LACQUERED BOXES. Asian, 20th century, mixed woods with brass hardware. Red with gold flowers, 6 1/2"h. 12 1/2"w.; gold with figures in a garden, 4 1/2"h. 13"w.; red with gold buildings, 4 3/4"h. 6 1/2"w., and black with red vases, 3 3/4"h. 9" x 9". Some edge loss.

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SMALL TRUNK

Lot 26: SMALL TRUNK

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Description: SMALL TRUNK China, 19th century, mixed woods. Small trunk with laquered decoration on lid and front. 18"h. 28"w. 15"d.

Condition Report: Surface loss on top. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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THREE SNUFF BOTTLES.

Lot 27: THREE SNUFF BOTTLES.

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Description: THREE SNUFF BOTTLES. Asian, 20th century. Ceramic, 2 1/8"h.; reverse glass painted, 2 3/4"h., and faux cinnabar, 2 1/4"h.

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PORTRAIT OF A CAVALIER (EUROPEAN SCHOOL, MID 19TH CENTURY).

Lot 28: PORTRAIT OF A CAVALIER (EUROPEAN SCHOOL, MID 19TH CENTURY).

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Description: PORTRAIT OF A CAVALIER (EUROPEAN SCHOOL, MID 19TH CENTURY). Oil on artist board, unsigned. Cavalier seated in a tavern. New York retailer's label on the backing paper. 8 1/4"h. 7"w., in an ornate frame, 11 1/4"h. 10"w.

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MICROMOSAIC.

Lot 29: MICROMOSAIC.

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Description: MICROMOSAIC. Italy, early 20th century. Finely detailed scene of two doves with a basket of fruit, set in a slate rondel. In a gilt frame, 12 1/4" x 12 1/4".

Condition Report: Frame has damage. Mosaic tile is 8.5 inches in diameter. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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BAROQUE MARQUETRY SECRETARY.

Lot 30: BAROQUE MARQUETRY SECRETARY.

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Description: BAROQUE MARQUETRY SECRETARY. Probably Germany, mid 18th century, figured veneer and pine. Three-piece canted corner desk consisting of a carved, arched pediment over veneered and inlaid fitted bookcase with three shelves on center section and fold down writing surface flanked by narrow drawers, which in turn is resting on a base having three drawers and raised on bun feet. 76"h. 49"w. 26 1/2"d. See Sotheby's, October 2, 2009, lot 146.

Condition Report: Pieced repair on crown molding. Minor veneer lifts and pieced repairs. Replaced feet. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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DIMINUTIVE SILVER CHALICE.

Lot 31: DIMINUTIVE SILVER CHALICE.

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Description: DIMINUTIVE SILVER CHALICE. European or Middle Eastern, 3rd quarter-19th century. Set with five cabochons and a carved cameo portrait of Pope Pius IX. 4 3/4"h., in a leather case.

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PORTRAIT PLAQUE.

Lot 32: PORTRAIT PLAQUE.

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Description: PORTRAIT PLAQUE. Germany, late 19th-early 20th century, porcelain. Young woman wearing coral-colored jewelry. Plaque is unmarked except for "318". 4 3/4"h. 3 1/2"w.

Condition Report: Appears to be in good condition. Well done. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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IVORY CARVING OF A WOMAN.

Lot 33: IVORY CARVING OF A WOMAN.

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Description: IVORY CARVING OF A WOMAN. France, late 19th century. Nicely detailed woman in ornate dress standing on an ivory plinth. Glued finger and minor loss to collar. 9 3/4"h. overall.

Condition Report: IVORY CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE USA. Pinkie on left hand replaced. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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NAPOLEONIC MEDAL BY BERTRAND ANDRIEU (FRENCH, 1761-1822).

Lot 34: NAPOLEONIC MEDAL BY BERTRAND ANDRIEU (FRENCH, 1761-1822).

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Description: NAPOLEONIC MEDAL BY BERTRAND ANDRIEU (FRENCH, 1761-1822). Cast and bronzed lead, signed on the shoulder. Single-sided depiction, a bust-length Napoleon I wearing a laurel wreath, encircled by "Napoleon Empereur" in reverse. 2 7/8"d. Andrieu designed a number of Napoleonic medals, often made in lead, bronze, gilt bronze, and sometimes in sulphide.

Condition Report: Minor roughness on the edge, small hole on the top edge, probably from a hanging ring. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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FIVE IVORY BOXES.

Lot 35: FIVE IVORY BOXES.

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Description: FIVE IVORY BOXES. Asian, late 19th century. Round boxes with threaded lids, most likely used to hold game counters (five mother-of-pearl counters included). All have carved landscapes in relief. Minor imperfections. 1"h. 1 1/4"d. to 1 1/2"h. 1 3/4"d.

Condition Report: Four have age splits, one has edge loss on the lid. One lid may be mismatched IVORY CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE USA. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN ATTRIBUTED TO JUSTUS SUSTERMAN (FLEMISH, 1597-1681).

Lot 36: PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN ATTRIBUTED TO JUSTUS SUSTERMAN (FLEMISH, 1597-1681).

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Description: PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN ATTRIBUTED TO JUSTUS SUSTERMAN (FLEMISH, 1597-1681). Oil on canvas, unsigned. Bust of a woman wearing a crown, identified on a typed label as "Mary Magdelena (sic) of Austria, widow of Cosmo II de Medici". Another label notes she is Vittoria della Rovere, wife of Ferdinando II de Medici. Restoration. 28 1/2"h. 25 1/2"w., in a gilt frame, 34 1/4"h. 28 1/4"w. Based on other portraits, this is most likely Vittoria della Rovere. Her husband, Ferdinando II, was the son of Cosmo II and Maria Maddalena of Austria.

Condition Report: Rebacked on canvas with inpainting, crazing and revarnished. There are run lines of varnish. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PORTRAIT OF CLOTHO AFTER PAUL THUMANN (GERMANY, 1834-1908).

Lot 37: PORTRAIT OF CLOTHO AFTER PAUL THUMANN (GERMANY, 1834-1908).

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Description: PORTRAIT OF CLOTHO AFTER PAUL THUMANN (GERMANY, 1834-1908). Oil on porcelain, signed "Gugel" lower right and marked on the back for KPM. A lovely portrait of one of the Three Fates, partially nude, spinning thread. 9 3/8"h. 6 1/8"w., in a period shadow box frame, 20"h. 17"w.

Condition Report: No visible damage, back is marked "Made in Germany". Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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FIGURAL GARNITURE.

Lot 38: FIGURAL GARNITURE.

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Description: FIGURAL GARNITURE. European, late 19th century, porcelain. Boat-shaped piece with nymphs, cherub and a dragon. Hand decorated with gilt accents. Faint underglaze blue mark. Some repairs. 12"h. 11"w.

Condition Report: Repair at post, dragon's mouth and torch. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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ROYAL VIENNA HAND PAINTED URN.

Lot 39: ROYAL VIENNA HAND PAINTED URN.

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Description: ROYAL VIENNA HAND PAINTED URN. Germany, late 19th-early 20th century, porcelain. Amphora shaped urn with lid and handles on base. Classical designs with gilt accents and hand painted reserve of Psyche and Cupid titled "Should I?" in German. Blue beehive mark, "Germany" and a paper retailer's label "Sheafer & Lloyd, Jewelers Pittsburgh". Minor edge wear. 16 1/2"h.

Condition Report: Some very minor wear to the tips of the finials. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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NYMPHENBURG TUREEN.

Lot 40: NYMPHENBURG TUREEN.

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Description: NYMPHENBURG TUREEN. Germany, early 20th century, porcelain. Rococo-style tureen with gilt accents and a hand brushed rose in magenta. Sliced lemon finial. Green transfer marks. 10"h. 14 1/2"l.

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ROYAL VIENNA HAND PAINTED URN.

Lot 41: ROYAL VIENNA HAND PAINTED URN.

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Description: ROYAL VIENNA HAND PAINTED URN. Germany, late 19th-early 20th century. Amphora shape with griffin handles on a square base. Classical designs with two hand painted reserves featuring women and titled "Daphne" and "Psyche". Blue beehive mark with "Germany". Replaced lid not pictured. 15"h. overall.

Condition Report: As catalogued. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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CARVED ARMCHAIR.

Lot 42: CARVED ARMCHAIR.

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Description: CARVED ARMCHAIR. Possibly Dutch, 20th century, mahogany. Highly carved arm posts and stretcher and dramatically scrolled arms and feet. 17 1/2"h. seat, 49 1/2"h. overall.

Condition Report: Later upholstery. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PAIR OF CARVED CONSOLE TABLES.

Lot 43: PAIR OF CARVED CONSOLE TABLES.

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Description: PAIR OF CARVED CONSOLE TABLES. Probably Italy, 2nd half-19th century, mixed woods and marble. Deeply carved motifs include heads of of mythological beasts, the green man, bellflowers and shells on friezes, legs and center drawer fronts. Removable conforming white marble tops. 32 1/2"h. 37"w. 18 3/4"d.

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CARVED CHIPPENDALE-STYLE TEA TABLE

Lot 44: CARVED CHIPPENDALE-STYLE TEA TABLE

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Description: CARVED CHIPPENDALE-STYLE TEA TABLE American or European, mid 20th century, mahogany. Elaborately shaped and shell-carved top with burl veneer over carved support and legs. Retains old finish. 31"h. 31"dia.

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TWO LANDSCAPES BY JOSEPH THORS (ENGLAND, 1843-1898).

Lot 45: TWO LANDSCAPES BY JOSEPH THORS (ENGLAND, 1843-1898).

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Description: TWO LANDSCAPES BY JOSEPH THORS (ENGLAND, 1843-1898). Oil on canvas, signed lower left. The first, Near Dorking, Surrey, with travelers on a road, and the second a cottage, Bramber, Sussex. 9 3/4"h. 13 /4"w., in matching, most likely original, frames, 13 1/4"h. 17 1/4"w.

Condition Report: The painting with the lane has overall crazing 1/4" line of plaint loss and another 1/16" line of paint loss. There is a pinpoint hole. Minor nicks to the gesso. The painting with the cottage has crazing. The frame has losses to the gesso. Two areas 2" x 1/4" of inpainting at top right and left, near frame edge. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN (AMERICAN SCHOOL, 2ND HALF-19TH CENTURY).

Lot 46: PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN (AMERICAN SCHOOL, 2ND HALF-19TH CENTURY).

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Description: PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN (AMERICAN SCHOOL, 2ND HALF-19TH CENTURY). Oil on canvas, unsigned. Woman dressed in classical-style clothes. Brooklyn preparer's label. 14"h. 12"w., in a gilt frame, 18 1/4"h. 16 1/2"w.

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A PAIR OF ROMANTIC PRINTS (FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY).

Lot 47: A PAIR OF ROMANTIC PRINTS (FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY).

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Description: A PAIR OF ROMANTIC PRINTS (FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY). Colored mezzotints on paper. Both are family scenes including children. Imperfections. 19 3/4"h. 21 1/2", in matching frames, 25"h. 28 1/4"w.

Condition Report: Both are laid down on cardboard and have toning and foxing. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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GEORGE III LONG CASE CLOCK.

Lot 48: GEORGE III LONG CASE CLOCK.

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Description: GEORGE III LONG CASE CLOCK. Dial marked for William Holliwell, Liverpool, ca.1770, mahogany, oak, and pine. Broken-arch pediment with a pagoda finial, shaped door, and fluted quarter columns, all resting on bracket feet. The brass dial has a polychrome-painted moon dial, over which reads, "Time Shews The Way Of Life's Decay." Imperfections. 91 1/2"h. 22 1/2"w. 9"d. Pagoda finials, like that on this clock, are often found on Liverpool-made cases.

Condition Report: Repairs and restorations. Retains weights, pendulum, and key. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PICTURE CLOCK.

Lot 49: PICTURE CLOCK.

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Description: PICTURE CLOCK. Time and strike movement marked for A. Villemsens, Paris, ca.1830-1845, set in the church tower depicted in an oil on canvas, pastoral landscape, with several figures in the foreground. In its original gilt and hinged frame. 36"h. 41 1/2"w.

Condition Report: Frame with some repair and repaint, hinges reset, canvas reset in the frame with later brackerts, craquelure to the paint, movement reattached. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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FISHING VILLAGE BY FELIX KREUTZER (GERMAN, 1835-1876).

Lot 50: FISHING VILLAGE BY FELIX KREUTZER (GERMAN, 1835-1876).

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Description: FISHING VILLAGE BY FELIX KREUTZER (GERMAN, 1835-1876). Oil on canvas, signed lower right. Moonlit scene of a seaside fishing village. Imperfections. 18 1/2"h. 27"w., in a gilt frame, 24"h. 33"w.

Condition Report: Rebacked with repair and inpainting Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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