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Sunday, June 22, 2014

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1001 Click for larger picture SAMUEL CLEMENS MARK TWAIN AUTOGRAPHED LETTER SIGNED: Superb one-page autographed letter signed, with the original mailing envelope. Addressed entirely in Clemens's hand. The letter, dated January 28 (1905) and written on black mourning paper, reads as follows: ''Dear Sir (Edward Cobb): Mr. Benjamin has informed me of your generosity in the matter of the quick-claim deed and I thank you most heartily for it. I am obliged to write instead of calling in person because I am still confined to my bed with the remains of a long illness. Very Truly Yours, S.L. Clemens.'' William Crawford Plumley Estate. Letter measures 6 7/8'' x 4 1/2''. 1600
1011 Click for larger picture SCHIMMELPFENNIG, Oswald, (German, 1872-1944): Winged Justice, Patinated Metal, 22'' H., incised signature, dated 1900 Berlin.
CONDITION: Scattered minor age appropriate wear to patina.
1013 Click for larger picture BRONZE NYMPH SCULPTURE: Depicts a Young Female Nude, 10'' h., affixed to a polished marble plinth, 11 1/4'' overall, no visible signature.
CONDITION: Overall wear to patina, and possible repair to her right leg.
1022 Click for larger picture SIMS, Charles, (United Kingdom, 1873-1926): Frolicking Cherubs in an Apple Orchard, Oil/Board, Sight size 17 1/2'' x 23 1/2'', encased in custom carved and painted frame 23 1/2'' x 29 1/2'', signed lower right, dated 1891. Purchased at Christie's East in October 1986, sold with catalog.
CONDITION: Needs cleaning, the custom carved and painted liner has been cracked in the upper right and lower right corners as well as the lower left and center margin, frame has scattered missing gesso.
1023 Click for larger picture JAPANESE BRONZE LANTERN: Wonderfully detailed with peacocks and wrens, fish and turtles, dragons and foo dogs. Approx. 57''h. and 29'' dia. at widest point.
CONDITION: Missing one bell and several bell tassels, repair to one ''tongue flame''. Other age and general use conditions. Shippers please note it is several parts for ease of moving.
1024 Click for larger picture LARGE JAPANESE BRONZE KOI BOWL: Impressive jardiniere with massive koi swimming through waves on the exterior, raised on four decorative feet. Approx. 20 3/4'', 26'' dia. at widest. Wgt 70 lbs.
CONDITION: Please note images for condition of bottom insert.
1025 Click for larger picture BUTLER, Joseph Green, (American, 1901-1981): Two Figures Resting by a Spring in a Swiss Valley Landscape, Oil/Canvas, 14'' x 22 1/2'', signed lower left, dated 1883?, encased in a period carved and gilded gesso acanthus leaf motif frame with overpaint and restoration 24'' x 32 1/2'' x 3 1/2''.
CONDITION: Relined with several scattered spots of inpaint in the sky and a repair to tear in snowcapped mountains, visible evidence of water on the reverse canvas.
1026 Click for larger picture ROLYAT, Victor, (United Kingdom, 19th/20th Century): Highland Loch with Storm Approaching, Oil/Canvas, 20'' x 30'', signed lower right, encased in an elaborate gilded and carved acanthus leaf motif frame with wear 31'' x 41''.
CONDITION: Several minor touches of inpaint, this has been re-lined.
1032 Click for larger picture EARLY OLD MASTER STYLE RELIGIOUS PAINTING: Scene Depicts a Possible Version of the Ten Commandments, Oil/Canvas, 29 3/4'' x 24'', no visible signature, encased in painted wood frame 36 1/4'' x 31''.
CONDITION: Relined, needs cleaning, sporadic craquelure and inpaint, repairs to punctures, more images available upon request.
1036 Click for larger picture VERNET, Charles, (French-American, 1820- ): Horses Running in Stride, Pencil Drawing, Sight size 9'' x 13 1/2'', signed lower left, wooden frame 13'' x 17 3/4''.
CONDITION: Visible wrinkling with tear in upper right corner, overall toning, not examined out of the frame, sold as is.
1037 Click for larger picture VERNET, Charles, (French-American, 1820- ): Two Officers Dueling on Horseback, Pencil Drawing, Sight size 12'' x 15 1/2'', signed lower right, wooden frame 17 1/2'' x 21''.
CONDITION: Overall toning with several darkened spots, not examined out of the frame, sold as is.
1038 Click for larger picture LARGE MEIJI BRONZE ELEPHANT SCULPTURE: 18'' h., 25'' l., 12'' d., signed on belly. 1200
1045 Click for larger picture ST. JOHN, Edwin, (United Kingdom, 1867-1910): ''Lake Como'', Watercolor, 10 7/8'' x 18 1/2'' with margins, signed lower right, actual useable image size 10 7/8'' x 16'', mounted to cardboard backing and frame, not under glass 17'' x 21 1/2''.
CONDITION: Minor toning, glue residue, abrasions and staining under mat in margins, glued to backboard.
1047 Click for larger picture AUGERO, Franceso, (American, Mid-20th Century): Portrait Painting of a Seated Young Girl in Blue Dress Holding Roses, Oil/Canvas mounted to board, 36 3/4'' x 33 3/4'', signed lower right, dated 1855, encased in a period gilded and carved acanthus leaf motif frame 39'' x 35'' x 4''.
CONDITION: Canvas laid on board, scattered inpaint, several minor flecks, there is some repair to the frame with bits of missing gesso in minor sections.
1048 Click for larger picture ROBERT A. WILSON PHOENIX BOOKS PORTFOLIO: A unique collection of correspondence from Robert A. Wilson, proprietor of the noted Phoenix Book Shop in New York and William Plumley. Included in the portfolio are letters, photographs of Wilson with Marianne Moore, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, John Weiners and more. Also included are 12 short stories by Wilson, and the book ''The Phoenix Book Shop, A Nest of Memories''. Robert Alfred ''Jump'' Wilson was born in Baltimore in 1922. Following service in the U.S. Army and the diplomatic corps, he eventually became the fifth owner of the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village and ran the shop from 1962 to its closure in 1988. He is the bibliographer of Gertrude Stein, Gregory Corso, and Demise Levertov, as well as the publisher of forty-three books including the work of Gertrude Stein, Marianne Moore, W.H. Auden, Allen Ginsberg, Elizabeth Bishop, and Richard Wilbur. His autobiography is entitled ''Seeing Shelley Plain'' (2001). From the William Plumley Estate. 125

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