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|1001||LECOURTIER, Prosper (French, 1851-1924): Bronze sculpture of mastiff dog chained to post, sign reading ''Prenez Garde Au Chein'' (Beware the Dog). Signed and dated 1878, base inscribed Beaux-arts, 1878. 17 3/4'' h. x 13 1/2'' x 6 1/2''.||1500|
|1002||BRONZE BULLDOG HUMIDOR: Exceptional patina and detail, probably from first quarter of the 20th C., 12''h. x 10 1/4'' x 6 3/4'', unsigned, similar humidors by Varnier have sold in excess of $3500.
CONDITION: Please note missing attachment by rear leg.
|1003||KARPEN 4 PIECE CARVED GRIFFIN PARLOR SET: Attribution. Mahogany 4 piece set with figural carved griffin crests to include SETTEE (40 1/4'' h. x 48'' x 23 1/2''), 2 arm CHAIRS (40'' x 26 1/4'' x 23 1/2''), ROCKER (35 1/2'' x 26'' x 32'').
CONDITION: Wear consistent with age and use.
|1004||LARGE FRENCH FIGURAL CLOCK WITH MARBLE BASE: Bronzed cast metal neo-classical figures of a shepherd and maiden above carved heavy white marble base. Porcelain dial with Roman numerals marked Masquelier Manessies Bille? Unmarked European time and strike movement. 29 3/4'' x 19 1/2'' x 10 3/4''.
CONDITION: Chips / repair to marble, uneven finish to figures, currently not running.
|1005||PABLO PICASSO VISAGE SILVER PENDANT: Manufactured by Madoura stamped ''Madoura Impreinte Originale Picasso''. Measures 1.5'' dia.||2100|
|1006||PABLO PICASSO VISAGE SILVER PENDANT: Manufactured by Madoura stamped ''Madoura Impreinte Originale Picasso''. Measures 1.5'' dia.||2100|
|1007||PICASSO, Pablo, (Spanish, 1881-1973): Original drawing of the Twin Towers, signed and dated 1962 in a copy of the color catalog ''Picasso, A Loan Exhibition of His Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, Prints, and Illustrated Books, January 8 - February 23, Philadelphia, 1958''. Overall, book measures 10'' x 7 1/2'' x 1/2''.||2300|
|1008||PAINT DECORATED MAHOGANY DEMI COMMODE: Four drawer bowed front chest with string inlay, banding and paint decoration over richly grained mahogany. Early to mid-20th C. Measures approx. 34'' tall x 55'' x 20''.||600|
|1009||IMPORTANT 1798 GEORGE WASHINGTON DOUBLE SIGNED LETTER: Handwritten letter from George Washington to Oliver Evans, an important inventor of milling improvements. Washington is asking Evans to recommend a new miller for his mill at Mount Vernon. Signed at the end of the letter and an additional free frank signature at address. Both verified and authenticated by PSA/DNA with accompanying certificate of authenticity. A letterpress copy is located at the Library of Congress. Letter reads: ''To Oliver Evans Mount Vernon Aprl 8th 1798. Sir As you have some knowledge of my Mill: and much in the way of being acquainted with Millers, I have taken the liberty of asking, if you could recommend a good one, of honest sober character, to me. My present one stands engaged to the middle of August only, and it is not probable the agreement will continue longer: because, altho' he is a pretty good Miller, & I have no charge against his honesty, he is far from being an active & industrious man; and because he is endeavouring to raise his wages, which the work of the Mill will not enable me to do. His present lay is $1662/3 dollars pr annum and provision of Meat, Bread & Fish found him in sufficient quantities, and by specification, to prevent disputes. He has a Cow allowed him for Milk, and wood without restriction, laid at his door. His house, Garden and other conveniences you will recollect are adequate to a Man in his line; and a Coopers shop at hand. and a considerable Distillery at the spot (but this is not mentioned by way of inducement) has just commenced work. With this information, if, on the terms beforementioned, you could recommend a character whom you conceive would suit me, it would be doing me a kindness. A Married man with a small family would be prefered; and it would be needless to observe, to you, how essential honesty, sobriety & industry are, in the person employed. It is not my wish that a Miller should be absolutely engaged. The one I now have will remain until the Middle of August; but I am desirous of knowing, & as soon as enquiry can be made, if a good one could be had, on what terms, and whether he would contract to be here by the time abovementioned. This letter will go under cover to Colo. Clemt Biddle of Phila. whom I have requested to converse with you on the subject matter there of, and to inform me of the result. I am Sir Your Obedt Hble Servant Go: Washington''. Measures 10'' x 16'', in double glass frame 13 1/4'' x 18 1/2''.
CONDITION: Older tape repairs, loss and tears exist.
|1009A||HOLMES, Georgiana Klingle, (American, 1875- ): Portrait of Martha Washington after Gilbert Stuart, Oil/Canvas, 24'' x 20'', signed verso on the stretcher, dated 1887, newer gold frame 27 1/2'' x 23 1/2''.||200|
|1010||14K GOLD AND GARNET 4 PIECE SUITE: Approx. 50 CTW of garnets in 14k yellow gold. The suite includes the 17'' necklace, bracelet, size 6 ring and hinged clip earrings. The garnets are prong set. Gold weight: 33.0 grams approx.||1400|
|1011||ETRUSCAN GARNET RING: 14K yellow gold band of 6 oval mixed cut garnets totaling approx. 8.00 Ct. Weight: 9.2 grams. Size: 5||300|
|1012||RJ HORNER SOLID MAHOGANY TALL CHEST AND DRESSER WITH BIRD CARVED MIRROR: Attrib. RJ Horner. Turn of the last century Bombay form with carvings. TALL CHEST of 3 small drawers over 4 graduating drawers, 45'' tall (plus 8'' back splash) x 39'' x 23''. Five drawer DRESSER is 3 small drawers over two large drawers, with beveled MIRROR surmounted by carved birds. Overall 74'' tall x 55'' x 25''. ''Solid mahogany no veneers'' label.
CONDITION: Note imperfect tops, chips to mirror frame, lockable drawers but no keys, call for condition.
|1014||LARGE 1917 GORHAM STERLING PRESENTATION ''BRIDES'' BASKET: Reticulated handle, engraved body with dedication on either side for a 25th wedding anniversary in 1985. Marked with Gorham hallmarks, Sterling, 2691A, and 1917 date mark. Overall measures 16 3/4'' h. x 12'' x 9 1/4''. Approx. 43.3 troy oz.
CONDITION: Signs of use.
|1015||1914 GORHAM STERLING PEDESTAL CAKE PLATE: Hand hammered and engraved designs, marked with Gorham hallmarks, 1355A, and 1914 date mark. 4 3/4'' h. x 12'' dia.. Approx. 32.1 troy oz.
CONDITION: Scratches to top, signs of use.
|1016||PERIOD EMPIRE 2 PART DOUBLE PEDESTAL MAHOGANY BANQUET TABLE: Richly grained tops, carved apron. Each pedestal a free standing drop leaf table on raised plinth with carved paw feet and castors. May be used as 2 free standing tables or joined as a full double pedestal banquet table. Assembled 29''h. x 47 3/4'' x 80''.
CONDITION: Scratches to top, age splits at bases, other wear consistent with age and use.
|1020||LECOMTE, Paul Emile, (French, 1877-1950): Quay Scene with Figures, Oil/Canvas, 14 1/8'' x 18'', signed lower right, encased in gilded frame with wear, 17 1/2'' x 22''.
CONDITION: Needs cleaning.
|1021||CARVED OAK SHELL BACK HALL CHAIR: Extended back with carved scallop shell and figural dog head decorations. Tacked red upholstered seat, turned legs. Overall 43'' h. x 18'' x 17''.
CONDITION: Wear consistent with age and use.
|1022||A. COLLAS FRENCH BRONZE THE SLEEPING ARIADNE: Figure of ''The Sleeping Ariadne'', Achille Collas Reduction Mechanique Brevete foundry mark. 12 1/2'' h. x 16'' x 7''.||1800|
|1023||EDWARDIAN PLATINUM DIAMOND FILIGREE PIN: 2.5'' long platinum brooch contains old European cut diamonds totaling approx. .75 CTW, VS-SI in clarity and G-H in color. There is a small previous repair. Prong set. Bar pin closure. Weight: 7.1 grams.||700|
|1024||FRENCH SCHOOL 19TH CENTURY PORTRAIT OF A MAIDEN: Depicts a Young Beauty in a Lush Mountainous Landscape Holding a Bouquet of Flowers, Oil/Canvas, 28'' x 22 1/4'', framed 37'' x 31''.
CONDITION: Needs cleaning, scattered craquelure throughout, older reline, some minor scattered inpaint.
|1025||GOLD GILT VICTORIAN WALL MIRROR: Carved foliate motif crest with applied decoration to frame. Overall 63 1/2'' h. x 31 1/2'' x 9''.
CONDITION: Loss of gilt, missing part of one leaf, spotting to mirror.
|1026||ATTRIB. JOHN NEEDLES BALTIMORE DROPLEAF TABLE: Circa 1815, Baltimore, bookmatched mahogany single board top and leaves, characteristic of John Needles. Turned center pillar, 4 fluted outswept legs ending in cast paw feet and castors. 28'' h. x 27 1/2'' x 56'' with leaves down, 65 3/4'' wide with leaves up.
CONDITION: Repairs to legs.
|1027||LARGE 19TH CENTURY PAINTING SIGNED WEBB ''ON THE NILE'': Oil/Canvas, 22'' x 37 1/2'', signed lower right Chas Webb, dated 1898, signed and titled verso encased in period gilded molding with signs of wear appropriate for age, measures 33 1/2'' x 47 1/2'' x approx. 4 1/2''d.
CONDITION: Needs cleaning, scattered craquelure throughout, several flecks of paint loss, minor stretcher bar wear.
|1029||ROSENTHAL VERSACE BAROCCO CHINA FOR 8: 42 pieces to include 8 each of dinner plates (12''), luncheon plates (10.5''), salad plates (8.75''), bread plates (7.25''), and five cups with saucers.||2800|
|1030||PAIR OF MINIATURE PAINTINGS ON IVORY: Both Images Depict Two Young Well to Do Maidens; 1) Whited Haired, 3 1/4'' x 3 1/8'', signed in the right margin, Lucas, gilded frame with wear 8'' x 7'', 2) Royalty, approximately 3 1/2'' x 2 1/2'', signed in the right margin Legret, carved worn frame 7 1/4'' x 6 1/2''.
CONDITION: Shipping outside of the US is not available for this lot.
|1032||PLATINUM OLD MINE CUT DIAMOND RING: At center stage are 3 old mine cut diamonds totaling approx. 2.42 Ct., VS1-VS2 in clarity and I-J color. The 12 accent diamonds are old mine, old European and single cut diamonds totaling approx. .30 Ct. Signed Dino. Size 7. Weight 9.7 grams. Sold with current Atlanta Gemological GIA graduate's appraisal for $14,675.||6000|
|1033||18K OPAL, EMERALD, AND DIAMOND RING: 18K yellow gold centering an oval 4.50 cabochon Opal framed by two tiers of alternating emeralds and diamonds. The round brilliant cut total approx. 1.00 Ct. Rated VS in clarity and G-H in color. The round mixed cut Emeralds also total approx. 1.00 Ct. Three emeralds are chipped. Size: 6 Weight: 11.7 grams.||500|
|1034||14K OPAL & DIAMOND EARRINGS: 14K yellow gold earrings with 12 cabochon cut opals totaling approx. 2.00 Ct. and 4 round brilliant cut diamonds totaling approx. .50 Ct., rated SI in clarity and H in color. Hinged clips. Weight: 8.7 grams.||300|
|1035||ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN OR N.W. PERSIAN HAND KNOTTED WOOL RUG, 4'5'' x 6'8'': This beautiful rug has a well-drawn design of geometrically shaped rows of medallions of various colors including salmon, yellow, rust-red, medium and pale blue on a midnight blue field. On the blue field are small stylized trees of life done in the same colors. The main border of the rug has the traditional serrated leaf and wine glass pattern and the two guard borders have another typical design of flower heads bordered by a vine and leaf pattern. This rug is a wonderful example of a true artist who happened to also be a weaver of rugs.
CONDITION: The only drawback to this rug in that both of the ends have suffered some loss and some of the side selvedge needs to be redone.
|1036||19TH CENTURY ITALIAN PAINTING OF A BOY SERVANT: Young Boy Carrying a Serving Tray with Liquor and Various Fruits in a Lush Interior, Oil/Canvas, 27'' x 18'', signed lower right Veglia Flor., framed 30 3/4'' x 22''.
CONDITION: Scattered craquelure, several flecks of paint loss.
|1037||CARVED VICTORIAN MARBLE TOP TABLE: Variegated oval white marble top. Carved and openwork base with 4 supports and 4 legs around turned center with metal rings. Overall 31'' h. x 37'' x 28 1/72''.
CONDITION: Repair to one support.
|1039||LARGE PORTRAIT AFTER RANC OF INFANTA TERESA DE BORBON BY MONTORO: Royal Young Lady Posing in a Neo Classical Style Portrait Landscape, Oil/Canvas, 34 1/2'' x 28'', inscription verso, encased in a fine carved and gilded frame 40 1/2'' x 33 3/4''.||500|
|1040||PLATINUM 8 CTW DIAMOND LINE BRACELET: 1950's retro deco line box bracelet of 34 old European and old mine cut diamonds totaling approx. 7.80 Ct. The diamonds graduate in size from 3-5.5 mm., the two larger being approx .50 Ct each. Diamonds are rated VS-SI in clarity and H-I-J color. Length 7.5''. Weight 24.5 grams. Sold with current Atlanta Gemological GIA graduate's appraisal for $28,000.||13000|
|1042||CSOK, Istvan, (Hungarian, 1865-1961): Reclining Female Nude, Etching, Sight size 9 1/4'' x 9 1/2'', pencil signed lower left, painted black frame with wear 20 1/2'' x 18 1/2''.||150|
|1044||SALVATI, Giuseppe, (Italian, 1900- ): Naples with Vesuvius Beyond, Coastal Scene, Oil/Canvas, 28'' x 39'', signed lower left, encased in a gilded and carved gesso frame 34 1/2'' x 45 1/2''.
CONDITION: Several visible patches verso, recently restored.
|1045||LARGE WALNUT EASTLAKE VICTORIAN SIDEBOARD: Top with 4 glass mirrors, shelf and urn finials. Base with 2 board top, 3 drawers over 4 doors. All with applied decoration. Overall 89 3/4'' h. x 69'' x 20 1/2''.
CONDITION: Wear consistent with age and use.
|1047||18K ENAMEL GOLD NECKLACE: 18K rope chain necklace with balls decorated in enamel, the tasseled pendant also with enamel decoration. Length: 30'' Weight: 60.6 grams.||1600|
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