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Auctioneer Old Red Barn Auction 845 754 7122
Auction Date Oct 29 Auction
35 Route 211
Cuddebackville, NY
Time 03:00PM
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  • Auction Oct 29 @ 3 pm NOTE EARLY START.

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  • Features an Antique Shop from Sullivan

    Features an Antique Shop from Sullivan

  • County closed for 25 Years,

    County closed for 25 Years,

  • Items from a Long Island Estate, and

    Items from a Long Island Estate, and

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AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 3487


This auction features the contents of a Sullivan County NY antique store closed for 25 years, items from a Long Island estate, and a life-long Otisville NY estate. The following are items we consider most interesting or of greatest value. 450 Lots to be sold...


FURNITURE: 5 Refinished antique dressers with swing mirrors, Oak Hoosier cabinet with roll front & pull-out porcelain tray, Oak china closet with curved glass windows, Oak bookcases, Antique church pew, 3 round oak tables with 1 leaf each, Larkin desk & a Victorian lift-top writing desk, 2 Early Empire dressers from Civil War era, Antique spinning wheel, 3 Yarn winders, 1880's Cottage pine 3-piece bed room set, several stands including one fern stand with a marble-top insert, Oak sideboard with mirror top, 3 Piece wicker porch chair & rocker set needs cushions, Antique iron bed, Butcher block on treddle sewing machine base, Oak standing coat tree, Flat-front walnut china closet, Swivel piano stool, Armoire with beveled mirror door, many smaller pieces of furniture.

ART & PAINTINGS: Collection of 9 paintings by important local artist John Newton Howitt, also: San Miguel signed Bernstein, Sailor painting signed J.Nelson, Cabin in the Alps painting, Lady with poodle painting, a Coastal Scene, a Seascape, Clipper Ship sgn Jantz, Seascape by H.Werner, many other paintings & some with signatures, a Accent Print signed on COA Thomas Kinkade, Winter Landscape signed C. Inness, W/C Blue Hills by Davis Ray, Lithographs by Hoi,  Important art listed below by Davis Francis Schwartz, Fried Pal, 2 by Jacob Eichholtz, William Guy Wall, Paul Gauguin print, Thomas Sully, P. Moysey, lots more.

LIGHTING - OIL & ELECTRIC: Large assortment of table-top oil lamps including figural & pattern glass designs with chimneys - some sold in lots, Several wall brackets & oil lamps, Hanging oil lamps (some electrified) complete with glass or metal shades in very good condition, Satsuma electric table lamp, Antique 'Gone-with the Wind' lamp is electrified, Push-up candlesticks, Aladdin table lamp, Hanging dome fixture with a fruit pattern, Miniature oil lamps lot, box of chimneys, box of wall brackets, more.

CLOCKS: Outstanding Ansonia Elysian crystal regulator, Tiffany & Co brass clock with original box, Ansonia Parisian kitchen or shelf clock in walnut case, Enamel & brass clock inlaid & decorated with cameo portraits has a cracked rear glass, Cuckoo wall clock, Large lot of clock keys

CHINA & GLASS: Excellent Myott Finlandia Staffordshire china service for 12 in new condition, Ruby depression glass pitcher & 6 glasses, Cut glass pitcher & tumblers, Cut glass punch bowl, Antique pitcher & bowl Ewer set with 'Bird on Branch' decoration,

COLLECTIBLES & DECORATOR ITEMS: Great assortment of kitchen items from the late 1800's to early 1900's include apple corer & peeler, 2 sets of spice jars in original shelf racks, Agateware lot, 6 Ice cream scoops lot, Split oak handled basket, Wall-mount crank telephone, Cherry pitter & a slicing machine, Condiment holder with 5 matching bottles & another with 4 bottles, 4 Wall-mount coffee mills includes Crystal Arcade #3 and #4, grinder with a Dutch wind-mill decorated container, and a Diamond grinder,  2 Nice lots of cookie cutters, Lot of unusual kitchen utensils, Lot of metal ware, Pair of matching green Depression cookie jars with screw-top lids, Dazey glass butter churn with interior paddles and crank top, Large number (over 20) kitchen storage crocks & jugs sold in lots,  Girandole candelabra set, Push-up candle sticks, Moriage wine jug, Japanese tea set, 2 Lots of silver-overlay glass, Vaseline glass compote, Lot of 4 silver dollars, Steiff teddy bear, Hull tea set, 12 Large lots of better costume jewelry, Carved white jade dragon, Several jade necklaces with carved pendants, 2 Jade bangle bracelets, Large jade stamp with carved Foo dog top, Waterford cut bowl, Several pieces of Orrefore glass, Tiffin glass, Val St Lambert glass, Beleek, Large assorted Depression glass lot, Large Carnival glass lot, Northwest Indian basket, Lot of oak baskets, 19 Century Kazak? rug, Antique Fireman's helmet hat, Rollei Rangefinder camera, Fireman toy pedal car, Convertible pedal car, 2 Metal bird cages with stands, Brass & glass epergne, Large Delft china lot, Yellow ware bowls, 2 Large lots of early iron tools, Antique iron pots, Antique wood clamps, much more.   

SPECIAL ITEMS: Gramaphone cylinder player needs belt with cylinder record collection, 4 antique violins in hard cases  with bow including one marked E.H. Berlin, Gold-plated flatware set by FB Rogers serves 8, Christian Becker jeweler's balance scale in original glass display case has slide-up front window is complete with pans,  Singer 'Feather Weight' sewing machine with case & extras in very good condition, Antique kerosene work stove,

The following lots are from a Long Island estate with descriptions from their inventory list:

Lot #71: Group of 7 American calligraphy, fancy Spencerian penmanship pages and examples, 19th & early 20th century..A few by a Columbus, Ohio Master Penman, birds, eagles, etc.(another from Japan, included, 8 total.

Lot #72: An accomplished Latin American pastel painting, framed and.on gray paper. Signed lower right and dated 1967. A girl on a sofa reading a book. Information and price info on reverse.

Lot #73: Ettienne Verdi, Italian, impressionist oil/canvas, a local scene at the Capri seacoast, earlier 20th century. Signed, the painting, 12 x 24" in carved & gilded frame

Lot #74:  Clem Gouveia, 1942-2000, Brazilian/American artist, Long Island, N.Y. Born Brazil as Cleber Gouveia, his card on reverse has his Americanized name, Clem. An exhibition label missing, a fine large watercolor, front titled Marsh Grasses for exhibit, a long Island impressionist watercolor scene of fine quality. Brazilian auction in 2011, estimated a very large 1988 mixed media at US $2575. (can be supplied). Signed lower left, sight size of art is 17 x 13" in good original frame.

Lot #75: Japanese Imperial mounted Meiji (1868-1912) period presentation fan. A great C. 1900 quality painting, signed and sealed. It is water stained, appearing much like painted smoke, and was once exhibited at Asia House.
Lot #76: Very large and fine early to mid 19th century English soft-paste pitcher. Staffordshire, rare example of Old Hall with rasberry-magenta ground and classically painted scenes from Greek antiquity with two opposing chariots driven by goddesses. Outstanding condition.

Lot #77: Special group of folk painted porcelain, charming artist, town scenes of tiny houses, From the artis's studio, six pieces of earlier 20th century style and vintage.The wrap around paintings are not glazed over, all fully titled, signed & Rio de Janeiro in excellent cabinet condition.

Lot #78: Two particularly fine antique Danish Copenhagen porcelain, A free style large leaf form serving dish and a ribbed & footed bowl painted in 'onion' blossoms, Both bear marks and in fine condition.

Lot #79: Large Spanish surrealist o/c by Jorge Almeida de Monteiro, 1908-1983.
 A fine large oil, 24 x36" signed front and back, dated 1979 and titled " My Past or Self Portrait". Fine condition, good example of the Spanish-Portughese school of modern surrealism

Lot #80: Davis Francis Schwartz, 1879-1969, California artist, San Francisco.
An impressive California w/c coastal town/harbor scene of circa 1940, the artwork, 16 x 20" in original frame. A scarce but well noted and widely listed artist.

Lot #81: Vietnamese oil painting, 1950-60's vintage. Signed lower left. Probably the four family subject coming from the French Indo-China war. Some info, reverse. Large size 28 x 40".

Lot #82: William Guy Wall, Irish American artist, well listed, museums, etc. 1792-1864, an oil on canvas, a mid 19th century vista rural landscape with figures. Probably a New York scene, the stretcher is of native poplar. Signed lower left in the rocks, a highly listed artist, nice condition, 20" x 24", the frame is an appropriate modern copy,.

Lot #83: Quality 1935 Woodstock oil on board by Frank Patin. Signed, it is titled on reverse; -Hudson Valley - Old Dutch Homestead-, ..painted by ....etc. dated August 4, 1935. Signed lower right, excellent condition in original frame.The painting is14 x 12".

Lot #84: Jacob Eichholtz, 1776- 1842, a large, 24 x 30"  pastel profile portrait of (name on back) ..1828. an early Pennsylvania famous portrait artist, Philadelphia and Met Museum and many others and collections.The portrait needs some restoration, untouched, under glass, never offered, in its second old frame

Lot #85: Rare early 17th century small Spanish Christian altar relief or icon. For church or private chapel, In all original, untouched columb flanked  frame, the central Madonna and Child relief and arms with cross are gold leafed terracotta. Some flaking away of original paint on its frame and a piece out of the lower terracotta arms with cross. It retains its reverse frame brace. 7.75" high, 5" widest.

Lot #86: Exceptional Jeweler crafted silver necklace, a faithful copy of an ancient  excavated Greco-Roman gold example. Completely bench made, marked twice .925 and with punched name of the maker. Heavily gold annealed over silver, locking clasp of ancient type, 17" length of quadruple chain strands passing through eight relief worked floral rosettes. Vintage to antique in superb condition without wear to its heavy gold casing.

Lot #87: Emelio Moncayo  1898-1970, well listed Equadorian artist. A large oil on canvas, signed & dated, 1960, titled and supposed to be the artist's studio in a mountan landscape with lone figure. Larger than most at 2' x 5'.

Lot #88: Early to mid 18th. century Mexican painting, Madonna and Child, quality oil on iron panel, signed. In superb original condition with fine antique custom crafted frame, ex. Parke Bernat Galleries, N.Y. 1964.

Lot #89: Very fine & early Japanese carved, lacquered & gilded wood Shakyamuni or Amida Buddha. A temple piece of  Muromachi period, mid 16th century. Buddha and double lotus base are of that period, the lower 'gated levels' are antique, but later, not unusual as temple style updates, that of Edo vintage, This 18th century but later stepped support has two small pieces missing at the inner underside of its lowest base. The ancient Buddha, a great carving, its lacquer and gilding original, his right extended foot, a restoration. As most common, the mandorla missing, with a break at back of upper lotus where it was once received. Museum quality example. 

Lot #90:  Rare Japanese 11 paintings Shunga scroll, called a Kakemono-e.
Of Edo place and of the mid Edo period, this set of paintings dates circa 1780-90's.
Each consecutively  mounted painting of approximately 12" x 15", (the last, of 1/2 size), all (as common for early works, see below),unsigned and all likely by the same artist. Condition is considered very fine, all original and untouched paintings of ink and colors on silk, mounted on original paper, which has a museum conservation re-lining. A modest few areas of some color thinness on a couple, no restoration. The scroll mount is original, has its ivry ends, the outside silk covered protector is loose from its attachment and should/could be re attached. All in all, extremely rare of the true period and most exceptional in quality and condition for this 225 years old example of the most desirable type.
From Wikipedia: "Shunga is a Japanese term for erotic art. reaching its height in the Edo period (1603 to 1867). Most shunga are a type of ukiyo-e, usually executed in woodblock print format. While rare, there exist erotic painted and horizontally mounted handscrolls which predate the Ukiyo-e movement." After the Imperial edicts of 1661 and 1722, further attempts to prevent the production of shunga were made with the Kansei Reforms in the 1790's.Artist's production of shunga simply went 'underground'  for some decades. -Peter Webb reported that while engaged in research for a 1975 publication, he was initially informed that no relevant material existed in the British Museum, and when finally allowed access to it, he was told that it "could not possibly be exhibited to the public" and had not been catalogued. In 2014 he revisited the museum, which had an exhibition entirely of shunga "proudly displayed"- "Shunga was also produced in hand scroll format, called kakemono-e This format was also popular, though more expensive as the scrolls had to be individually painted. This led to the appearance of shunga by first-rate artists, such as the ukiyo-e painter perhaps best known in the Western world, Hokusai. The best Ukiyo-e artists owed a stable livelihood to such customs, and producing a piece of shunga for a high-ranking client could bring them sufficient funds to live on for about six months. Shunga produced in Edo, (Tokyo) tended to be more richly coloured than those produced in Kyoto and Osaka. This also translates into a greater amount of background detail in Edo Shunga. After 1722 most artists refrained from signing shunga works.

Lot #91:  High quality Chinese 19th century, Ching Dynasty ink wash and watercolor painting. An elder Taoist priest reading a tablet in a landscape. Fine condition, a professionally re mounted scroll, original lacquer rollers, stains to the upper mount paper, and with calligraphy prose, signature, the artist's and also a collectors seal. The fine painting is in excellent condition, 32 x 14".

Lot # 92: Oil painting portrait,  PA artist Jacob Eichholtz

Lot #93:  Grouping of 3 paintings, 1960's o/c abstract expressionist by Joseph Semiatin, deceased Brooklyn artist, old Sotheby sales, rare one man exhibition at Brooklyn Museum and they hold some of his work. Nice 1960's pastel still life by Sidney Zimmerman, born Germany, a  listed Woodstock artist with important exhibitions in Mexico City in the 40's and 50's.  Last, a French impressionist canal view, mid 20th century, unframed and unsigned.

Lot 94: Large impressionist o/c by highly acclaimed Irish born artist, Philip Moysey, 1912-1991. "Old man in an Irish pub", dating about 1950. We assume he stayed and painted in Ireland, as his impressive auction records are from mostly Sotheby's and Christie's in London and best Irish auction firms. This painting is much bigger than most, rather grand compared to others and of similar subject. 20 x 30" with good frame, the painting is in perfect, untouched and original condition. With the subject, "Old Man" a far less desirable painting, at a quarter of this size, was at a Irish auction in 2008, estimated at $1500. to $3,000.

Lot #95:  Antique Caucasion collectors rug, southern Russia, a late 19th century Kazak with vegetable dyes. Nice condition, not faded out at far end as image suggests.

Lot #96: George Washington lithograph, "Washington's Triumphal Entry into New York, Nov 25th 1783", published by William Smith, Philadelphia, 1850, sight size of 30" x 43". Mounted on original board, in original black lacquered and gilded frame. Lithography printed in oil colors, retains original varnish which has darkened over time. Minor damage, cleaning and some restoration needed.  Largest and among the rarest of American historical prints. The original 1850 lithograph printed in oil colors, the Philadelphia printing of William Smith, earlier than printing of the subject by Currior and Ives and smaller version by E.T. & L. Restein, N.Y. 1879, as in the Library of Congress. At lower right: published by William Smith, no. 702 South Third St., Philad'a.

Lot #97: Little masterpiece, a superb early English pen drawing of  two hunting dogs with book and hat. Not likely a study, but a masterful little execution as a finished artwork.
Charles Schwanfelder 1773-1837, highly acclaimed British animal painter, a dogs painter of noted excellence. He, considered an old master and offered in those big London and N.Y. sales under old master paintings and drawings. The drawing dates from circa 1815-20's.
In a modest sized painting of similar subject, (as info attached), Christie's, London, near to $38,000. with premium in 1997. His intertwined CS monogram signature at lower left, clean and in fine original condition. In old glass protected easle type frame.
Christie's London, a modest sized, similar subject painting, near $38,000. in 1997
Charles Henry SCHWANFELDER (1773-1837) English
Painting , Oil/canvas , 17 3/4 in x 23 7/8 in
Estimate: $11,374 - $16,248
Hammer price: $27,623
Christie's , London
United Kingdom, 11 Apr 1997

Lot #98: Exceptional pair of Japanese woodblock print studies. Of double oban format, these are combination woodblock printed and ink drawings, trials for what was to become the result for the block cutter or printer. Ukiyo-e classical artists, by seal and signature, both apparently differing, excellent condition, the printing and painting on silk, old  Circa 50 B.C. to about 100 A.D., Han Dynasty.  This frames, the art work, 23.75" x 11".

Lot #99: A high fired gray pottery, free sculpted tomb figure, exceptional and rare ancient Chinese artifact., five centuries prior to any Buddhist inspired art in China, a likely singularly unique burial figure. Representing a humanoid, a dwarf type, not unusual in Han art, but with a somewhat annamistic combination of being. A huge and impressive piece, body human or similar to a bear, horned with a face as much animal as human, a very large kiln product, likely from the same Sitchuan tombs area which contained the burial discovery of the life size gray pottery Han army. Acquired in N.Y. in the late 1950's. Large and heavy, hollow and thick walled, untouched surface with lime and other burial adhesions. Impressive at 25" high and 30" around the middle, weighs about 50 lbs, actual big claws on its feet, hands seemingly human and its face seems more ram than human. The gray pottery is the same as found on most Han vessels. Although the right arm  re-glued back to the body with no loss, and the very outer surface of its right ear is cleanly chipped away, hardly noticeable, as its inner color is the same as the surface color, in good original ancient condition. 

Lots #135 - 142 are from an important map collection, descriptions from their inventory list:

Lot #135:  “Map of the State of New York”. By Denison with Amos Doolittle is engraver. Size: 7½ x 9½ in. [HxW].  Matted. From Jedidiah Morse, “The American Universal Geography”.  Third edition published in Boston 1796 by Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews. Uncolored and has been professionally conserved with Japan paper backing.  

Lot #136:  Howell, Reading: “District of Pennsylvania to wit: Be it remembered, that on the thirteenth day of June, in the fifteenth year of the Independence of the United States of America , Reading Howell, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a Map, the Right thereof he claims as Author, in the Words, to wit, “A Map of Pennsylvania, and the parts connected therewith relating to the Roads and inland Navigation, especially as proposed to be improved by the late Proceedings  of Assembly. (Copied from his larger Map) by Reading Howell. In Conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies during the Times therein mentioned.” This map was printed in 1834 for a US Congress report.  This edition measures approximately 21” high by 33” wide.  Uncolored as issued. Matted and framed.
NB: Prints Old & Rare offers this as the 1834 edition for $500. Retail.
Lot #137:  Faden, William: “A Map of the Northern Part of France with the Adjacent Netherlands Netherlands, and the Course of the Rhine from Upper Alsace to Dusseldorf; to facilitate the Knowledge of the Operations Carried on by The Austrian Armies against The French Conventional Troops”. Published London 1795.  23.5 x 31.5 inches [H x W] Outline color. Aside from minor margin tear, overall condition is VG. Matted.
Lot #138:  Wyld, James: “The Empire of France And the Kingdom of Italy with Part of the States of the Confederation of the Rhine.” Published 1824. Image is 21 x 35 inched [H x W]. Early full color. Condition is VG or better.
Lot #139:  Santini: “Carte des Gouvernements de Bourgogne, de France Comte…” Detailed map encompassing Bourgogne, Franche Comté and Lyonnois. 23 x 17 inches [H x W] Venetian edition of the map by Bellin, to whom Santini gives credit in the cartouche. From "Atlas Universel" published by Santini in 1776-84, with this from the 1777 edition. The atlas is effectively an Italian copy of the Robert de Vaugondy 'Atlas Universel'.  
Lo t #140: Engraved portrait of M. Johannes Held, a professor of Hebrew, by Jacob Sandrart (1630-1708, German) dated and published 1668.  9 ¾” high by 6.5” wide. Framed.  
Lot #141:  PRE-COLUMBIAN POTTERY - Tairona Zoomorphic Effigy Vessel in black clay with
burnished exterior and glazed interior, 1000-1500 AD, having two loop handles in the
form of wolves (?), 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" x 6 1/2". Wear to base.    
Lot #142:  10 3/4" x 12" antique Tibetan copper Mandala temple plaque in copper repousse panel. 10 3/4" x 12" See example of on Ebay @

The following lots are from a Long Island estate with descriptions from their inventory list:

Lot # 170: Early bronze seated Buddhist figure with lots of jewelry and very large hands. Some gold remains on the face and around its small waist. 18th century or possibly older. Some wear and corrosive surface areas, dry, it could be nicer appearing if polished. 6.5" high.

Lot #171: Modern and unique surrealist artist proof lithograph with inked handwork. Well listed artist, Lucas Johnson, 1940-2002. Fine condition, well framed, info, front and back, one unique trial proof.

Lot #172: Fine antique pin, late Empire period, circa 1830's. high quality, unknown, untested mixed metals and white stones. They are stones of old European cut, original and of this period. Five possible embedded white sapphires or maybe diamonds, Four tiny pearls also embedded. The gold appears to be a plateing, the white metal of its surface does not tarnish and unknown, the quality and condition are fine. In old Tiffany & Company  box, they did, at one time, sell antique jewelry.

Lot #173: Early Jade Chinese scroll weight or, an over sized pectoral or toggle of indigenous two color defined, nephrite jade. An antique carving of a reclined water buffalo, in Ming style, the compact mass beautifully carved and finished, the skilled carver artistically conscious of a nearly simplistic cubism, and, in his choice of stone and carving to best vantage its colors. Possibly earlier but conservatively18th or probably not beyond the earlier 19th century, an antique jade of generous size and particularly high merit.

Lot #174: Fine early American graphite portrait of a young man, T.S. signed at lower right and 1828, Confidently and historically attributed to Thomas Sully, Philadelphia school. nice condition, slightly tanned paper with likely the original frame. The drawing size is 5.25 x 4.25"

Lot #175: Stipple engraving with extensive watercolor and white tempera, a small portrait of a young lady, also, attributed to Philadelphia artist, Thomas Sully, circa 1820's-30's. Fine condition in gilt wood shadow box type frame..

Lot #178: "Broadway Theater", a fine pastel, ink and graphite painting, signed Reynolds, '91. info reverse, Alan Reynolds, 1926-2014, a British born and listed artist Excellent condition, framed, the actual artwork is 8.5" x 14" Note: Info attached; of similar type, smaller, sold Bonham's in 2003 for a hammer price of $2200. plus auction charge.

Lot #180: A Pair of late18th C. German oval landscape paintings. Both signed with initials, A.G. at lower left,  both in untouched original condition. Bavarian mountainous river scenes, each with a lone figure, male and female. circa 1780-1800, the paint grained and expertly carved with flowers and fruit, wood frames, are mid 19th century of Victorian vintage.

Lot #181: A most rare pair of miniature Sandwich glass, canary yellow spill vases. One of the drape or thumbprint patterns, full size ones are known and in the Sandwich Museum. Great condition and with intense color Included are clear pieces in similar pattern, all pieces circa 1830's.

Lot #182: Early American free blown glass, deep bottle green. Unknown use, perhaps a floating wick fat lamp or a specific use type of narrow spouted pouring vessel. N.Y. State and possibly Ellenville, an early type, probably C. 1800 with folded under foot rim, hollow stemmed with one thick applied thread ring around its center. Nice condition, nothing recorded of similar form.

Lot #183: A very large deep amethyst free blown water pitcher, quite surely Ellenville Glass Works, N.Y. Squat form with spiral ribbed neck, a slightly concave broken pontil base, hollow applied handle with interesting lower gather, pre-mid 19th century, approx. a gallon.

Lot #184: A deep amber covered, double handled sugar bowl, probably New Hampshire, possibly South Jersey. An overall swirl pattern, the cover blown in such way as to leave its finial as the broken away pontil, not believed as any damage. About 1830's to 40, nice condition, showing normal wear on its undersides.

Lot #185: A fine and rare piece of American blown glass. A Pittsburg splay footed and copper wheel engraved double handled marriage cup. Sometimes called a loving cup, well known in early glazed and often scrafitto decorated pottery, especially in Pennsylvania. This has hollow blown handles applied, the type is known in continental Europe but, very rare in American glass.Very fine condition, it dates from the last quarter of the 18th century. In this period and for some time later, Pittsburg glass workers were supplying fine glass to the White House and specifically, to all of our earliest Presidents, including presentation pieces.

Lot #186: Porcelain biscuit platters, Tucker and Hemphill, Museum quality porcelain by America's first production company established in the early 1800's, Philadelphia, very rare. 

Lot #187: Shell form Gravy or Sauce Boat, Union Porcelain Works important American manufacturer of porcelain wares from c. 1862 to c. 1922, with its factory located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, Museum quality porcelain.

Lot #188: Superb stipple engraving with watercolor by important Italian artist Francesco Bartolozzi, 1727- 1815. titled at top, The Lady Lister, at bottom left, From the original drawing by Hans Holbien bottom right; Engrav'd by F. Bartolozzi Historical engraver to His Majesty. Hans Holbein the Younger 1497-1543 was a German artist, said the most important and finest portrait artist of the 16th century and artist to the Court of Henry VIII since 1536.
Auction Note: This image is of Jane Shirley, her father an official in Henry VII's Court, married Sir Richard Lister, the original of this portrait in the Royal Collections was drawn by Holbein in inks and chalks and is thence Lady Lister, prior to her marriage to second husband, Edward VI
The etching here is a highly faithful copy and most rare of the numerous etchings Bartolozzi did of the portraits by Holbein in the later Kings Cabinet, of George III., last quarter of the 18th century, the date of this superb print. One of his finest and most rare works, There are no auction records of this particular print being offered or sold over the recent 20 plus years, however, there are quite a few of all the other Royal Collection portraits by Holbein. Very Rare, it is one of the very best and in this example, in great condition, retaining fully the pink tone to its paper and its sparce original watercolored areas. Bartolozzi's individual etchings have 'big' N.Y. sales records of a few hundred up to $6-$8.000. In a fine olive wood frame, a French w/colored and gilt inlaid mat.

Lot#189: Paul H. Talawepi, 1920-2008, well known Hopi Indian artist, a signed and dated 1991, Katchina, mixed media painting of two masked dancers. It is early, unusual and larger as a 'double figure' work, also in a fine walnut frame. Well listed and with extensive auction records, fine condition, the artwork is 11 x 14".

Lot #190: 'Noa Noa' Woodblock print, Paul Gauguin, late 1890's from Gauguin's travels to Tahiti and part of a series published with his manuscript, Important art work. Typed gallery label on reverse reads Noa Noa  embaume, embaume, Fragrant, Guerin 17, second state.It is an island scene printed in dark brown, black, yellow and brick red, the image size is 8" x 13 3/4', on fairly thick paper, no watermark visable, nice condition. correctly signed at top under its Noa Noa title, P G O

Lot #195: A South Jersey, aquamarine,. free blown double handled carafe. C. 1835-40. Note: these are most always seen in early American blown glass collections, but with single handles. Rare with two.

Lot #196: Early American blown glass, footed amethyst bowl. A checkered or quilted pattern, mid 19th century, probably Western Pennsylvania or Ohio.

Lot #197: Four pieces of New England Glass Works, examples of various art glass, 19th C. to 1900.

Lot #198: A best type pair of 19th century American horse bridal buttons, Domed paperweight form cased in gilded copper mounts, reverse painted inside with floral bouquets on silvered grounds, allover nice condition.

Lot #199: Latin American surreal painting of a crying young girl. Signed on attached plaque at reverse, Arky '83. In good condition, painted in tempera on masonite, in oval framed form.

Lot #200: Two extra large and early antique Indonesian painted, cut leather shadow puppets, first half of the 19th century. These from the Isle of Bali and lots older than most.


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