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Fine Art and Antiques Auction Session 2
September 30, 2012
6116 Skyline Dr. Ste. # 1
Houston , TX, 77057 USA
Description: oil on board, signed L/L. 12" x 9". Framed.View additional info »
Description: the setting centering a natural type "A" jadeite jade oval measuring approximately 16.2 x 22.5 x 7.5 millimeters, cool mint green color, nice translucency, and texture, flanked by six round cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.00 cts., approximate Color Grade: I/J/K, approximate clarity grade: VVS/VS. NOTE: Accompanied with a Jade Authenticity Report identifying jade as follows: "Natural Jadeite Jade - No Dye or Polymer - "A" Jade." Performed by FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy) and visible spectrum analysis.View additional info »
Description: the maroon field centering floral medallions within floral corner spandrels contained within a central border. 11.4 x 14.4View additional info »
Description: each with a rectangular top within a leaf tip moulded border above one long drawer over two short drawers flanking a stylized shell and scrolling acanthus detailed third drawer on a curling serpentine apron, raised on cabriole legs with acanthus carved hips ending in talon-and-ball modeled feet, reticulated brass bat wing backplates suspending "C" form handles.View additional info »
Lot 305: A LARGE SPANISH COLONIAL PARCEL GILT POLYCHROME PAINTED PAPIER-MÂCHÉ AND CARVED WOOD SANTOS FIGURE OF ST. FRANCIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY,
Description: depicted in a standing position and having a traditional hairstyle above a serene expression while wearing a deep blue ground hooded cape enclosing gilt blossoming foliage with stippled details over matching long robes tied at the waist with a gilt tasseled cord and holding a closed book, raised on an incorporated domed base.
Condition Report: Some paint flaking, age cracks as well as minor marks and scratches with chips throughout. He is lacking the attribute in his right hand and the seated infant that is normally found on the book. This figure is in a normal condition for items of this age, use and materials.View additional info and full condition report »