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December 15 2012 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

by Midwest Auction Galleries


719 lots with images

December 15, 2012

Live Auction

925 N. Lapeer Rd

Oxford, MI, 48371 USA

Phone: +1 (248) 236-8100

Fax: +1 (248) 236-8396

Email: sales@midwestauctioninc.com

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An American Carved and Painted Eagle

Lot 198: An American Carved and Painted Eagle

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Description: With finely carved details, proudly carved in Boston in the 1950's, 24.5"L x 9" H.<br><br>Property of an Oxford, Michigan Gentleman.

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Native American Stone Effigy

Lot 199: Native American Stone Effigy

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Description: Carved to depict two conjoined animals, possibly bears or mountain lions, 5" L, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Provenance: From The Estate of The Late James W. Goodrich of Missouri.

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A Very Fine Navajo Silver And Turquoise Belt

Lot 200: A Very Fine Navajo Silver And Turquoise Belt

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Description: Having twelve large oval silver medallions, each having a fine turquoise cabochon having fine color and exhibiting beautiful veining and fine polish, each held together by a large silver O hook. With undetermined hallmark depicting what appears to be a standing thunderbird. Each turquoise measures 2"L x 1.5"W, overall measures 45"L, weighs approximately 27 ounces, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of Carolyn and Darrel Dick, Farewell Michigan.

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A Fine Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Lot 201: A Fine Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

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Description: With red and black pigment depicting a standing figure with pie crust hat and raised arms, raised on custom iron display stand, 6.25" H, circa 17th century or earlier.<br>Formerly in the collection of Donna Jacobs Antiquities, Birmingham, Michigan.<br><br>Property of a Birmingham, Michigan Gentleman.

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Pr. Finely Beaded Native American Child Moccasins

Lot 202: Pr. Finely Beaded Native American Child Moccasins

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Description: Having geometric beadwork throughout featuring yellow, red, white, blue, pink, and black beads, with leather soles and trim. These moccasins were owned by Iris Rutledge LeMaster born on March 8, 1904 who is the consignor's mother born and raised in Oklahoma. 5.5 inches long circa early 20th Century. Condition: small separation were sole meets boot, otherwise exceptional original condition.<br><br>Property of Carolyn and Darrel Dick, Farewell Michigan

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A Grouping of Chippewa Wood & Iron Artifacts

Lot 203: A Grouping of Chippewa Wood & Iron Artifacts

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Description: A framed museum-style grouping having a carved wood comb, two wood and sinew wrapped ladles, two small leather medicine bags and five early hand-hammered iron tools, circa 19th century.

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A Fine Navajo Silver And Turquoise Cuff Bracelet

Lot 204: A Fine Navajo Silver And Turquoise Cuff Bracelet

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Description: The silver worked to depict grapes and leaves, set with a large single turquoise cabochon, exhibiting good color and fine polish, signed B.R. and number 30365, turquoise measures three inches long, total weight 100 grams.<br><br>Property of Carolyn and Darrel Dick, Farewell Michigan

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18th-19th C. Chippewa Child's Doll and Cradle

Lot 205: 18th-19th C. Chippewa Child's Doll and Cradle

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Description: A carved wood Chippewa doll and cradle, the cradle having carved traditional Chippewa decoration. Purchased by the consignor from The Chippewa Tribal Museum in Oscoda MI, doll measures 12 inches long, cradle measures 17 inches long, circa 18th-19th Century.<br><br>Property of Carolyn and Darrel Dick, Farewell Michigan.

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Pair of African Wood Carved Masks

Lot 206: Pair of African Wood Carved Masks

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Description: Male and female African carved masks with cowrie shell decoration, 58" L x 16" W x 5" D, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Commerce, Michigan, gentleman.

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Signed Donna Rosa Blackware Pottery Pipe

Lot 208: Signed Donna Rosa Blackware Pottery Pipe

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Description: A 5-hole flute signed 'Donna Rosa, S.B. Cayotepec, Oaxaca, M,' 16" L, in the style of San Ildenfonso, circa 20th century. Condition: chip to mouthpiece and repair to neck.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, lady.

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A Native American Grouping

Lot 209: A Native American Grouping

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Description: Consisting of a carved wood figural ladle, with finely carved details and wonderful old patina 8.5" L, a woven wall basket with bentwood handle, 5" H and a pair of Hopi sand paintings depicting figures mounted in their original frames signed to the back illegibly, paintings measure 6" h x 4" W framed, the grouping 19th-early 20th century.

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(2) Santa Clara Pueblo Blackware Pottery Vessels

Lot 210: (2) Santa Clara Pueblo Blackware Pottery Vessels

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Description: To include a larger example signed by Yolanda Valarde, finely etched in geometric designs against a polished black ground, together with a smaller example with etched swag decoration against a polished black ground, stamped Sop?, largest measures 3.125" H, circa 20th century.<br><br>Provenance: From The Estate of The Late James W. Goodrich of Missouri.

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Native American Stone Effigy

Lot 211: Native American Stone Effigy

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Description: Carved to depict a stylized bird, the neck wrapped in sinew with coral and turquoise beads, 6" L, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Provenance: From The Estate of The Late James W. Goodrich of Missouri.

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Jesus Lozano Mata Ortiz Blackware Olla

Lot 212: Jesus Lozano Mata Ortiz Blackware Olla

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Description: With etched geometric designs against a polished black ground, signed to base, 4.5" Diameter, circa 20th century. Condition: excellent.<br><br>Private collection of Charlevoix, Michigan lady and gentleman.

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(2) Mayan Carved Hardstone Plaques

Lot 213: (2) Mayan Carved Hardstone Plaques

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Description: One finely carved in rose quartz depicting a traditional Mayan mask, the other finely carved in tiger eye depicting a profile of a mayan beauty, largest measures 1.75" H, circa late 19th-early 20th century

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A Native American Composition Totem Pole

Lot 214: A Native American Composition Totem Pole

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Description: Finely carved and polished to depict eagles and figures, signed "Tahnoo" made in Canada, circa mid-20th century.

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Inuit Bird Carving

Lot 215: Inuit Bird Carving

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Description: Finely polished hardstone carving of falcon or hawk on base of same stone, signed on bottom Francois T. Q., 7.5" H x 11" L x 3.5" W, circa 20th century. Condition: repair to base, otherwise good condition.<br><br>Private collection of Fort Gratiot gentleman.

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A Bronze And Turquoise Decorated Zuni Effigy

Lot 216: A Bronze And Turquoise Decorated Zuni Effigy

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Description: Finely cast to depict a stylized animal with inlaid turquoise eyes, the body wrapped in sinew and further adorned with feathers and turquoise, 3" W, circa early-mid 20th century.

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Native American Stone Effigy

Lot 217: Native American Stone Effigy

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Description: Carved to depict a flattened beaver with basin carved to the body, 4.75" L, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Provenance: From The Estate of The Late James W. Goodrich of Missouri.

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(3) Koa Wood & Walrus Tusk Pendants

Lot 218: (3) Koa Wood & Walrus Tusk Pendants

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Description: To include two pendants of Koa wood and ivory carved to depict stylized fish together with a smaller pendant in walrus tusk depicting a dolphin, largest measures 3.25"L, circa 20th century. Note: These pendants were all often worn by Hawaiian Surfers hung by leather neck chord.

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(2) Native American Stone Effigies

Lot 219: (2) Native American Stone Effigies

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Description: One carved to depict a seated bear, the other crudely carved to depict a standing bear wrapped in sinew and hung with arrowhead, largest measures 3.75" W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Provenance: From The Estate of The Late James W. Goodrich of Missouri.

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Andrew Octavio Mata Ortiz Black On Black Seed Jar

Lot 220: Andrew Octavio Mata Ortiz Black On Black Seed Jar

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Description: Having four polished birds and geometric designs against a buff black ground, signed: Andrew Octavio. 5.75" diameter x 3.75"H, circa 20th century. Condition: with slight wear to rim.

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(4) African Carved Wooden Figures

Lot 221: (4) African Carved Wooden Figures

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Description: Depicting one masked and three standing figures, largest is 13" H, early to mid 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Petoskey, Michigan, lady.

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A South American or Peruvian Black Pottery Jar

Lot 222: A South American or Peruvian Black Pottery Jar

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Description: Molded to depict a face with tribal accents against a matte glaze, 7"H, circa 19th/20th century.<br><br>Property of a Berkley Michigan Gentleman.

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(2) Native American Baskets

Lot 223: (2) Native American Baskets

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Description: Both of small scale, both lidded, possibly California baskets, one lacking closure for lid, largest measures 5.5"H, circa mid 20th century.

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Native American Trade Pipe

Lot 224: Native American Trade Pipe

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Description: A small buff red clay pipe having ribbed decoration, dug in Fort Riley, Kansas, 2.25"L, Circa 1870's.

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A Meissen Quality Porcelain Figurine

Lot 225: A Meissen Quality Porcelain Figurine

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Description: Molded to depict a little boy with basket of flowers, having gilt highlights, with undetermined blue mark to base, 12.25"H, circa late 19th/20th century.<br><br>Property of a Metamora Michigan Gentleman.

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A Meissen Quality Porcelain Figurine

Lot 226: A Meissen Quality Porcelain Figurine

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Description: Depicting a female dancer in dress, with undetermined underglaze blue mark to base,13.25" H, circa 19th-early 20th century. Condition: with restoration to one finger, restoration to neck area, discoloration to small area back of dress.<br><br>Property of a St Clair Michigan Gentleman.

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Daum Art Glass Toucan

Lot 227: Daum Art Glass Toucan

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Description: Depicting perched Toucan with amber beak, 9" H, circa 20th century, signed Daum France and with further paper label, good condition.<br><br>Property from Ethel Miller Siegel Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Daum Art Glass Egret

Lot 228: Daum Art Glass Egret

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Description: Depicting upright bird with frosted green and clear head over clear and frosted feet and rectangular base, 11.75" H, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Ethel Siegel Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Daum Green Glass Cat & Fish with Clear Cat

Lot 229: Daum Green Glass Cat & Fish with Clear Cat

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Description: To include one art glass crystal cat along with a cat & fish sculpture, both signed to side of bases, circa 20th century, 5.57" H. Condition: good.<br><br>Property from Ethel Miller Siegel Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Daum Duck on Stand

Lot 230: Daum Duck on Stand

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Description: Depicting crystal duck in flight raised on metal base, signed Daum on side, 8" H x 13" W. Condition: good.<br><br>Property from Ethel Miller Siegel Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Gilt Metal And Crystal Eight-Light Chandelier

Lot 231: Gilt Metal And Crystal Eight-Light Chandelier

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Description: Having eight arms decorated as leaves with central crown to top, many sizes and kinds of prisms, 25" H x 27" Diameter, circa mid 20th century, lacking some prisms. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Beverly Hills, California, gentleman.

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Medieval-style Bronze Chandelier

Lot 232: Medieval-style Bronze Chandelier

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Description: Six-light circular chandelier with lion's head and ring decoration, having chain-link decoration, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Beverly Hills, California, gentleman.

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Pr. Carver's Guild Beveled Glass & Gilt wood Mirrors

Lot 233: Pr. Carver's Guild Beveled Glass & Gilt wood Mirrors

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Description: Each having shaped crest with floral and scrolled carving with beveled glass mirrors, both labeled Carver's Guild, Groton, MA. 40" H x 30" W, circa early-mid 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Sena Bowling, Davison, Michigan.

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A Fine French Empire Carved Gilt Wood Mirror

Lot 234: A Fine French Empire Carved Gilt Wood Mirror

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Description: With central crest depicting a large spread-winged eagle surrounded by floral, scroll, and grape decorations, with three additional carved clusters depicting walnuts and leaves, retains it's original untouched surface and painted decoration, 36"H X 40"W, a wonderful piece, circa early 19th century. Condition: very minute chipping to some elements and two very small stable stress cracks to top left, would benefit from a light cleaning.

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A Fine French Bronze Time Piece

Lot 235: A Fine French Bronze Time Piece

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Description: Shaped as a portico with four pillars, the bronze cube housing a clock, a thermometer, a barometer and hygrometer. Stamped modele depose and the #482, 5.25" H, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection of a Troy, Michigan Gentleman.

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(2) Style of Franz Bergman Bronze Sculptures

Lot 236: (2) Style of Franz Bergman Bronze Sculptures

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Description: To include a bronze tazza having a palm tree central shaft holding a bowl decorated with clusters of grapes, 11.25"H, together with a bronze figural group depicting an Arab, camel, and palm tree, 12"H, both circa early 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Metamora Michigan Gentleman.

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Marshall Fredericks Sterling Sheep Pendant

Lot 237: Marshall Fredericks Sterling Sheep Pendant

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Description: A finely chased pendant depicting four sheep and hung from sterling chain. Marshal Maynard Fredericks (1908-1998) was a Michigan artist known for his monumental memorial sculptures, pendant measures 1.25"L, overall measures 18"L, circa 20th century. Condition: excellent.<br><br>Property of a Birmingham Michigan Gentleman.

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(3) Wrought Iron Wall Sconces

Lot 238: (3) Wrought Iron Wall Sconces

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Description: Of twisted-rope design having a bronzed finish with frosted glass shades, 22" H, circa 20th century. Condition: lacking one shade.<br><br>Property of a Beverly Hills, California, gentleman.

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Pr. Russian Brass Candlestands

Lot 239: Pr. Russian Brass Candlestands

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Description: Byzantine-style turnings above saucer, turnip saucer finials, raised on turned feet, impressed mark in Russian translates to 'Udeen', 8.25" H x 4" Diameter, circa late 19th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Private collection of a Decker, Michigan, gentleman.

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A Finely Painted Russian Lacquered Box

Lot 240: A Finely Painted Russian Lacquered Box

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Description: An oval-shaped black lacquered covered box with red lacquered interior depicting three Russian female dancers painted on cover, circa 20th century, 2" H x 5.5" L. Condition: minor wear to edge of top.<br><br>Property of a Flint, Michigan lady.

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Brass and Marble  Louis XIV-style Mantle Clock

Lot 241: Brass and Marble Louis XIV-style Mantle Clock

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Description: Having brass finial, clock face flanked by two Pan figures, with marble and brass base, 22" H x 13" W x 7.5" D, circa 20th century. Condition: some loose brass fittings.<br><br>Estate of Cecelia Wolfe-Penny, Flint, Michigan.

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Hand-painted MOP Fan in Shadow Box

Lot 242: Hand-painted MOP Fan in Shadow Box

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Description: Depicting a waterfall scene with putti and Period French figures with fruit, signed with initials MP on LR, finely reticulated mother-of-pearl staves with floral gilt decoration, beautifully framed in velvet-lined gilt fan-shaped frame, 30" L x 17" H x 2" Deep, circa 19th century. Condition: minor repair to one stave, otherwise excellent condition.<br><br>Private collection of Ortonville lady.

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(2) Antique Bronze Figural Door Knockers

Lot 243: (2) Antique Bronze Figural Door Knockers

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Description: To include an eagle with outstretched wings and wreath along with Art Noveau figure with laurel wreath, circa early 20th century, 8.75 8" W. Condition: need cleaning.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, lady.

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Signed Andy Warhol Ink & Gouache on Paper

Lot 244: Signed Andy Warhol Ink & Gouache on Paper

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Description: Depicting pink cherubs dancing in a line, titled "Dancing Cherubs," signed Andy Warhol lower right, (1928-1987) American artist known for pop art, 8.25" x 11.5" W sight, 12.5" H x 15.5" W framed. Condition: good.

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Signed Andy Warhol Ink & Gouache on Paper

Lot 245: Signed Andy Warhol Ink & Gouache on Paper

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Description: Depicting pink cherubs with flower, signed Andy Warhol lower right, (1928-1987) American artist known for pop art, 8.25" x 11.5" W sight, 12.5" H x 15.5" W framed. Condition: good.

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Vera Struck Mixed Media on Canvas

Lot 246: Vera Struck Mixed Media on Canvas

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Description: Depicting masked lovers, highly ornate gilt frame with linen liner, signed LR Vera Struck, circa 20th century, 49" H x 37" W sight, 65.5" H x 53" W framed. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Beverly Hills, California, gentleman.

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A Cartier Lighter In Original Box

Lot 247: A Cartier Lighter In Original Box

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Description: Having overall basket-weave design in its original fitted box with manual, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Royal Oak, Michigan Gentleman.

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Art Nouveau Figural Spelter Table Lamp

Lot 248: Art Nouveau Figural Spelter Table Lamp

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Description: Jeweled brass shade above curved brass base with seated woman playing instrument on music scroll, 24" H, circa early 20th century. Condition, light wear to brass on shade otherwise good overall condition.<br><br>Property Of A St. Clair, Michigan Gentleman.

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