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|1154||HOWARD MILLER 9 TUBE GRANDFATHER CLOCK: Long case clock model 610-318, special collectors edition, one of only 500 made. Broken arch pediment with applied rosettes, spire finial, parquetry inlay. Mahogany case with beveled glass windows. Mixed metal face with pierced center, applied Roman numerals, moon phase dial. 9 brass tube with 3 chimes and silent, ornate pendulum with faux mercury weights. Overall measures 86 1/2'' h. x 24 3/4'' x 15''.
CONDITION: Currently running however not guaranteed to continue or keep accurate time.
|1156||BRILLIANT DIAMOND SOLITAIRE PENDANT NECKLACE: 14K white gold pendant featuring a .62 Ct round brilliant diamond, rated I1 clarity and G color. Accent diamond is .06 Ct. 14K fine link 16'' chain. Weight 2.5 grams. Sold with current Atlanta Gemological GIA graduate's appraisal for $2,150.||500|
|1158||CARVED ORIENTAL DINING SUITE: 10 pieces total to include round top TABLE with 6 sided pedestal base (30'' h. x 45'' dia.); 4 drawer over 4 door SIDEBOARD (34'' h. x 72'' x 19''); 6 drawer 2 door CREDENZA (34'' h. x 58'' x 19''); 4 door LOW CABINET (18'' x 72'' x 18''); console TABLE with carved and pierced skirt (30'' h. x 49 1/4'' x 15''), 5 CHAIRS with pierced and shaped backs, floral upholstery (39'' h. x 41'' x 18'').
CONDITION: Wear consistent with age and use.
|1158A||8 PANEL FLYING CRANE WALL SCREEN: 8 separate panels each gilt decorated with images of cranes in flight. Each measures overall 37'' h. x 12.||350|
|1159||CARVED ORIENTAL SLANT FRONT DESK: Slant front secretary with internal single drawer and pigeon holes, over 2 half drawers, over 2 full length drawers. Overall measures 42'' h. x 35 1/2'' x 16 3/4''.
CONDITION: Wear consistent with age and use.
|1162||SILVER GILT JAPANESE BRONZE ROOSTER: Most likely Meiji period, silvered figure of a rooster with applied red enamel at waddle, cheeks and comb. Signed on breast bone, rooster measures 10'' h. x 5''. Carved wood base measures 2 1/8'' h. x 8'' x 5''.
CONDITION: Tarnish all over, nicks and scratches to base near where feet insert.
|1166||KLEE, Paul, (Swiss-German, 1879-1940): Abstract with Figure, Trees, & House, Lithograph, Sight size 18'' x 24'', #'d 316/375, framed 27'' x 33''.||300|
|1168||LAVENDER JADEITE BRACELET: 14K yellow gold mounted bracelet of 8 jadeite flat batons. The clasp is set with a 7 mm oval cut amethyst. Length 8''.||250|
|1169||PAINTING OF A CHINESE HARBOR: Watercolor, Sight size 29'' x 48'', no visible signature, framed 41'' x 61''.||300|
|1170||PICASSO, Pablo, (Spanish, 1881-1973): Plate 316 From the 347 Series Raphael & Fornarina, Etching, 11 1/4'' x 13 1/2'', pencil signed lower right, #'d 18/50 lower left, custom frame 28'' x 29 1/2''.||4000|
|1171||DIGBY, David, (British, 1936- ): ''Barbary Falcon, North Africa'', Watercolor/Gouache, 12 1/4'' x 9 1/4'', signed lower right, framed 22'' x 18 1/4''.
CONDITION: Frame does show signs of wear.
|1171A||DIGBY, David, (British, 1936- ): ''Pair of Himalayan Monal'', Watercolor and Gouache, sight size 12 1/2'' x 9 1/4'', signed lower left, framed, 22'' x 18 1/2''.||200|
|1172||MIRO, Joan, (Spanish, 1893-1983): ''Homage to Miro'', Lithograph, Sight size 34 1/4'' x 23 1/4'', pencil signed lower right, #'d 83/150 lower left, custom frame 40'' x 38''.||2250|
|1174||CARVED TRIPLE WEIGHT VIENNA REGULATOR CLOCK: Pediment with applied masqueron, carved and turned fluted full columns. Triple weight unmarked time and strike movement. Engraved brass dial with silvered chapter ring, Roman and Arabic numerals. Ornate pendulum & weights. Overall measures 54 1/2'' h. x 17 1/2'' x 8 1/4''.
CONDITION: Currently running however not guaranteed to continue or keep accurate time. Crank in office.
|1175||FRENCH VICTORIAN 3 DOOR ARMOIRE: 3 beveled mirror glass doors, center opens to a hanging rod at top and open storage or add a second rod, right side with hanging rod at top over 2 drawers below, left with 3 shelves. 3/4 column stiles, applied cast metal swags, busts and feet decoration, front cast metal paw feet. Overall 97 1/2'' h. x 88'' x 25''.
CONDITION: Spotting to center mirror,misssing one door handle, other wear consistent with age and use. Shippers note partially breaks down for shipping.
|1176||VIENNA TRIPLE WEIGHT REGULATOR CLOCK: Carved pediment with applied masqueron and spire finials. Walnut case with applied embossed brass decoration, carved half columns. Porcelain dial with Roman numerals. Unmarked triple weight time and strike movement, overall 54'' h. x 18'' x 7 3/4''.
CONDITION: Section of trim missing at pediment, age separation on front near dial, hairlines on face.
|1177||GROPPER, William, (American, 1897-1977): Coney Island, Mixed Media Oil Pencil/Watercolor/Gouache, Sight size 18'' x 15 1/4'', signed lower right, fine contemporary custom framing 20'' x 18''. From the Collection of the Artist's niece.||1700|
|1179||GROPPER, William, (American, 1897-1977): Don Quixote, Gouache, Sight size 19'' x 25'', signed lower right, dated 1945, fine contemporary framing 27 1/4'' x 33''. From the Collection of the Artist's niece.||1500|
|1180||GROPPER, William, (American, 1897-1977): Hasidic Dance, Oil/Canvas, 24'' x 50'' signed lower right, custom contemporary frame 26'' x 52''. From the Collection of the Artist's niece.||3500|
|1181||LARGE METTLACH FLORAL VASE 2422: Pear shaped body with incised iris motif, embossed swags at rim. Marked on base with Mettlach castle, 2422, other marks. Overall measures 13'' h. x 7 1/2'' dia.
CONDITION: Minor rubs.
|1182||2 STUDIO ART GLASS VASES: In the style of the early Bohemian masters, iridescent gold, one signed Zephyr Glass 1996, the other unsigned. Each measures approx. 6 1/4'' h. x 5'' dia.||375|
|1184||ESTATE WHALE OIL LAMPS: Group of 4 lamps. Three whale oil lamps with double burners. Fluted and panel patterns, measure approx. 9'', excluding the burners. The cobalt glass oil lamp is in a loop pattern, 8 1/2'' tall, including the burner.||225|
|1186||16 LIGHT BRASS & CRYSTAL CHANDELIER: Brass foliate design 8 arm chandelier with 2 levels of lights, crystal drop prisms. Overall measures 25 1/2'' h. x 30''.
CONDITION: The occasional missing prism or chip may be found.
|1189||IMPORTANT THEODOR & JOHANN DE BRY GRAND VOYAGES VOLUME 5: From the original 1995 Early American History Auctions catalog: '' Theodor De Bry & Johann Theodor De Bry, 'Americae Das Funffte Buch, Vol Schoner Unerhorter Historien, Aus Dem Andern Theil Joanis Benzonis Von Meylandt Gezogen...(Great Voyages, Part V)', Franckfurt am Mayn: Dieterich de Bry (1595). 13 1/4'' x 9 1/4''. Fifth volume of the first German edition of De Bry's ''Great Voyages'', containing Girolamo Benzoni's history of the early European settlements in American, based on his 14 years of travels in the New World. First published in Italian in 1565, at the time of publication it was the first such history from other than Spanish sources. There is a double-page copper engraved map of the central/western portion of Mexico proper, ''Hispanie Novae Sive Magnae, Recens Et Vera Descriptio, 1595'', 13'' x 9 1/2'', with two embellished cartouches (Indians, weapons, ornaments), and vignettes of natives, buffalo (''Indian cows''), canoes, and sailing ships. There are two title page and 18 of 22 copper-engraved plates, with letterpress text in the lower portions. The 18 plates (XIX-XXII are missing) show the conquest, enslavement, and torture of the natives, battles between the Spanish and French, etc. There is also a portrait of Columbus on page 3.
CONDITION: It is trimmed to the neat line and is moderately soiled, however attractive. Some internal soiling, corners are worn, some rough outer edges to the selvage, and there are occasional minor tears, including pages 107-8. Pages 95-104 are lacking and there are some repairs to first title page; wrappers are old and plant and front one is separated from body. Sold with all faults.
|1190||RARE GEORGE WASHINGTON DIE PROOF SHIELD BOOKPLATE: Circa 20th century, from the original Early American Auction catalog: ''Contemporary die proof of his bookplate, 6 3/4'' x 4'', Choice Very Fine. An ornamental shield with three stars, a dove perched atop a crown, surrounded by flowers; under the shield is the motto, ''Existus Acta Probat'', and under that, ''George Washington'', lightly toned. Very Scarce''. On chained paper with partial ''BANKS'' watermark upper left corner.
CONDITION: Chips to edges.
|1191||A POTPOURRI 18TH & 19TH CENTURY AUTOGRAPHS: From the original 1995 Early American Numismatic Auctions catalog: ''A variety of items, covering a range of subjects including a number of different autographs and signatures. The best items we can see in this lot are several signatures of Ebenezer Huntington, A Revolutionary War General; in one letter he bemoans his poor financial condition to his largest creditor. Some obscure items include a signature of Sir John Fox Burgoyne, illegitimate son of British Revolutionary War General John Burgoyne. The theme of this lot is primarily military. A lot worthy of pre-sale inspection to be fully appreciated.''||450|
|1192||A SMALL POTPOURRI OF HISTORIC AUTOGRAPHS: From the 1995 Early American Numismatics auction catalog: ''An interesting group including signatures of Roald Amundsen (Polar Explorer), Vilhjalmur Stefansson (Artic Explorer), Feodor Chaliapin (Russian Operatic Singer), plus an illegible item from 1925. Accompanied by a letter of resignation as tax collector from Green DeWitt dated November 12, 1823 and a receipt dated April 14, 1915 from Wells Fargo & Company Express.||150|
|1193||MASSIVE COLLECTION OF EARLY AMERICAN CLIP SIGNATURES: Approx. 273 autographs total dating from Colonial times to later 19th century, the majority Connecticut political and historical figures to include at least 2 Oliver Wolcott, a Washington Irving, several governors including multiple Issac Toucey, William Ellsworth, Joseph Trumbull and many many more. Many of the items are bagged with identification cards from the Litchfield Historical Society Association Cards. Well worth pre auction examination for full appreciation of this lot.||1000|
|1194||ONDER, J.A., (Canadian-American, 20th Century): ''Puppy Dog Tales'', Depicts a Young Child in an Oversized Chair Reading a Book to a Puppy Dog in His Lap, Patinated Bronze, 12 1/2'' h., two part bronze, 12'' w. x 8'' w., incised signature dated 2002, #'d 9/42.||500|
|1195||3 MORAVIAN 1803 SALEM NC CHURCH / SETTLERS NOTES: 3 pieces total, each 2 pence note dated 1803 to include from the original Early American Numismatics Auctions catalogs: 1) ''October 22 1803, 2d, GEM Crisp Uncirculated. Issued by the Moravians at Salem, NC, as no banks were in business in North Carolina in 1803. Issued to provide small change notes to carry on business. All extremely scarce. This piece being an upper left corner piece, having two jumbo margins, the other two being very large. Boldly printed with vivid, rich brown signature of Sam Stots.'' 2) ''NC, October 22, 1803, 2d, Moravian Settlers of Sale, Gem Crisp Uncirculated. A beautiful example having been the upper right sheet specimen, thus jumbo top and right margins. Excellent vibrant brown signatures, literally unimprovable...''. 3) ''October 22, 1803, 2d, Moravian Settlers of Salem, Gem Crisp Uncirculated. A pristine example having a jumbo top margin, the other three very large. Vibrant brown signatures...''. Second 2 examples signed by Sam Stots and Conrad Kreuser.||550|
|1195A||BUZZ ALDRIN SIGNED LUNAR PHOTOGRAPH: Iconic photograph of Edwin ''Buzz'' Aldrin on the moon, autographed in blue Sharpie ''To Dorothy With Best Wishes, Buzz Aldrin''. Sight size 9 1/2'' x 7 1/2'', frame and matted 16'' x 13 1/2''.
CONDITION: Fading to photograph.
|1195B||1965 JOHN WAYNE SIGNED LETTER: Dated May 27, 1965 to Commander C. H. Scherer Jr., Executive Officer, US NAval Mobile Construction Battalion Ten. Typed letter reads ''Dear Commander, May I wish all kinds of good luck to the MCB Ten. I am proud to be an honorary member of your Battalion; and I don't know whether it's fortunate or unfortunate, but my E. T. A. will not allow me quick flight in your direction. Seriously, as one of about two hundred million Americans, thank your men for what they are doing. Sincerely, John Wayne''. Autographed in pen, on his stationary. Please note while we believe this signature to be his, the possibility exists it is secretarial. Framed and matted, measures 13 1/4'' x 10 1/4''.
CONDITION: Light stains, fading.
|1195C||PITCHER & BOWL FROM A JOHN WAYNE MOVIE: Purchased from a Hollywood prop store on Ventura in Los Angeles, this pitcher and bowl was reputedly used in a movie starring John Wayne, unfortunately we do not know which movie. Transferware set marked Societe Ceramique Maestricht, Made in Holland. Pitcher 11 1/2'' x 11 1/2'' h., bowl measures 5'' h. x 15 3/4''.
CONDITION: Chip to rim of bowl.
|1196||1797 BANK OF NEW YORK CHECK FOR $35,000: From the original 1995 Early American Numismatic Auctions catalog: ''March 1, 1797, Bank of New York signed Check, $35,000, Extremely Fine. Made out to Daniel Phoenix as Secretary, Arch(ibald) Gracie as President. Gracie is most famous for his home becoming 'Gracie Mansion', future home of the governors of NY, which still carrie his namesake. Large sguiggly Ink Cancel across the face, as well as Slash Cancel with some ink affecting Gracie's signature at bottom. A most unusual item for a huge amount of money, made out the the New York Insurance Company for $35,000 in 1797''. 6'' x 3''.||100|
|1197||1787 COLONIAL SILK INDUSTRY DOCUMENT: From the original 1996 Early American Numismatic Auctions catalog: ''April 25, 1878, A rare document on fine, laid, watermarked paper, Wethersfield, 5 3/4'' x 7 1/4'', Extremely Fine. This document orders the payment of a bounty due Orzias Griswold of Wethersfield, Connecticut who has 'one hundred white mulberry trees now growing on his own lands...(and should be paid)...agreeable to and Act Entitled and Act to promote the making of Raw Silk.' Signed on the reverse and anointed by Oliver Wolcott Jr. A rare reference to the earl American silk industry''.
CONDITION: Toning, fold lines.
|1198||1928 RUTH SNYDER ELECTROCUTION PHOTOGRAPH: Press copy distributed immediately after the execution, by Tom Howard Photographer, Copyright 1928 P & A Photos. Text accompanying photo reads ''Watch your credit....(New York Bureau) I 56064 - Copyright 1928 by P & A Photos. Ruth Snyder's Death Pictured! This is perhaps the most remarkable exclusive picture in the history of criminology. It shows the actual scene in the Sing Sing Death House as the lethal current surged through Ruth Snyder's body at 11:06 P. M. on the night of Jan. 12th. Her helmeted head is stiffened in death, her face masked and electrode strapped to her bare right leg. The autopsy table on which her body was removed is beside her. This picture is the first Sing Sing execution picture and the first of a Woman's electrocution.'' Marked on the back with copyright warnings. 8 1/2'' x 6 1/2''.
CONDITION: Minor creases and bends.
|1199||DEVRIES, Andrew, (American, 1957- ): ''The Butterfly'', Patinated Bronze, 20'' h. x 21 1/2'' w. x 13'' d., signed on the base, dated 1995, #'d 4/12, affixed to a polished marble plinth, overall height 22 1/2''. Comes with the original COA from the Artist's Studio.||800|
|1200||DEVRIES, Andrew, (American, 1957- ): ''Requiem'', A Ballet Scene, Bronze, 6'' h. x 21 1/2'' w. x 12 1/2'' d., affixed to a wooden plinth 2'' h. x 9 3/4'' d. x 26 1/2'' w., signed in the Bronze, dated 1994, #'d 2/12. Comes with the original COA from the Artist's Studio.||600|
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