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Auctioneer Myers Auction Service LLC 336 699 4123
Auction Date Dec 10 Auction
5433 Hanover Park Dr
Winston Salem, NC
Time 01:00PM
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Mark Gottesman was the owner of Solo Art Gallery in Winston Salem NC

We will be auctioning SNUFF BOTTLES, POTTERY, AND BOOKS both Online and Live after the auction of Coins, Collectibles, Jewelry, Furniture.
 Lots will be sold in the following order: 
1 White Jade Snuff Bottle White Jade with Green Jade Stopper, Rounded flat Square, No carving, No signature, Spoon Present but detached from Lid.   Size: HxWxD= 80x52x30 MM
2 White Nephrite Jade Snuff Bottle White Nephrite Jade with Green Jade Stopper, Squat Flattened Ovate, No Signature, Spoon Present. Size: HxWxD=61x44x28 MM
3 Blue Sapphire Quartz Snuff Bottle Blue Sapphire Quartz, Ovate Flattened Flask, No carving, Spoon Present, No signature, Nice Feather Needle Crystals  Size: H 60xW33xD25 MM
4 Burmese Jade Snuff Bottle Burmese Jade, Pebble Shape, Coral Stopper and Malachite Band, spoon present, No signature, Raised Floral Carving Front and 2 sides. Size: HxWxD= 60x33x25 MM
5 Agate Snuff Bottle Agate, Thin shell, Carved Coral vine Stopper with Green Stone Collar, Pebble Shaped 19th Century. Size: HxWxD= 55x33x20 MM
6 Carved Hornbill Snuff Bottle Carved Hornbill, Cabinet Piece, Butterscotch and good red, Incised Poem Li Po, ? Chien Lung Mark, Vine carved away from bottle with bird, Lovely Tapered vase shape, Spoon present, No other Signatures, Calligraphy and Chopmarks both Sides. Size: HxWxD= 70x42x15 MM
7 Agate Snuff Bottle Agate, Grey Brown, Coral Stopper with Turquoise band set in Silver, Spoon Present, No Signature, Raised Foo-dog Carving, Long Necked Flattened Round   Size: HxWxD= 62X45X28 MM
8 Craved Hornbill Snuff Bottle Carved Hornbill, 3 Musicians on one side with Ox/2 figures and Pagan on Other side, Red Dragon sides, Short neck- Flattened Rectangle rounded at Base Carved Stopper and Bone Spike/ Spoon present, No signature.  Size: HxWxD= 70x35x15 MM
9 Part Cloisonné Snuff Bottle Part Cloisonné on Boned? Banded/ Center Painted around/Scenic with Family-Tree and bird in cage- Geometrics and scrolls painted above and below scene, Inlaid bands/ Signature present, Spoon Present. Size: HxWxD=80x30x30 MM
10 White Jade Snuff Bottle White jade with amber stopper, no signature, spoon present, perfect pebble shape or flattened pear.  Size: HxWxD= 58x39x18 MM
11 Jade Snuff Bottle Dark Green jade- very heavy, deeply carved on all sides, seated figures of boy and old man plus trees and leaves,  Stopper  is red material with jade slice, spoon present, no signature.  Size: HxWxD= 70x55x37MM
12 3 Agate Snuff Bottles 1.  Brown Agate with Green jade stopper,  Raised carving on each side of Foo Dog, Flat round shape, Poorly repaired chip in neck, scuffing present on flats, spoon present, no signature. Size: HxWxD= 55x40x17 MM  2.  Agate- Clear and Brown, Amethyst stopper, Spoon present, no signature, miniature small oval, well hollowed. Size: HxWxD= 53x30x12 MM 3. Agate- Light with slight shadings Oyster Gray color, no signature, Carnelian stopper with spoon, spoon is metal, Flattened spade shape...Stopper is set in metal bezel and is more of a ruby color Size: HxWxD=70x43x27 MM
13 3 Cloisonné Snuff Bottles 1. Peking cloisonné on brass / Pink & white flowers with Green leaves.  Light blue background / gold and black trim / No signature / spoon present Size: HxWxD= 68x35x10 MM 2. Cloisonné on Brass / Multicolor / Red-Pink flowers / Blue sky / Blue sky with ducks and Kingfisher (?) Sides have scrolls and flowers / Rounded squat shape / no signature / spoon present Size: HxWxD= 67x 50x22 MM. Painted Enamel and cloisonné on brass/ Turquoise Back / formal representation / urns with scrolls, brushed, incense, flowers / sides inlaid in black / Tapered flat round / Stamped signature / Long brass spoon.  Size: HxWxD=67x45x16 MM
14 2 Cloisonné Snuff Bottles 1.  Cloisonné enamel on brass / Persian Medallion with birds and florals / Light blue and pastels / sides are stylized scroll and flowers on black / No signature / spoon present .  Size: HxWxD= 60x33x333 MM  2.  Cloisonné on Brass / All over Leaf Scroll and Florals / Multi Color on Black/ No signature / spoon present Size: HxWxD=  63x32x32 MM
15 6 Lacquer Snuff Bottles 1. Black Laque Burgauté, black-inlay is gold and blue, Center floral(?) design. chop/signature present, spoon present Size: HxWxD=  60x30x23 MM  2.  Black  Laque Burgauté, black -inlay gold and aqua blue, floral spray center design, shell inlay in bottom (?signature) Size: HxWxD= 62x60x18 MM  3.  Laque Burgauté, Black - Gold/Blue inlay, Floral spray center design, shell inlay/signature on bottom, spoon  present. Size: HxWxD= 64x37x20 MM  4.  Laque Burgaute, Black - Gold/Blue inlay, Floral Spray center, Gold signature on bottom, Spoon present Size: HxWxD=  58x38x23MM 5.  Laque Burgauté / Black - Gold Inlay / Floral Shell - Large Hexagonal shape / Gold Inlayed signature / spoon present Size: HxWxD= 63x31x20 MM   6.  Laque Burgauté / Black with gold inlays / Hexagonal with Floral Shell inlay / Shell inlay on bottom / Spoon present Size: HxWxD=  65x30x19 MM
16 Tiger Crystal Snuff Bottle Tiger Crystal, Possibly Jasper(?) or Mexican Fire Opal(?), Lots of internal Opal like Fire, Baluster Shaped, No Carving, No Signature, One side has flaw (chip) that seems part of original polish  Size: HxWxD=  59x33x18 MM
17 3 Tiger Eye Snuff Bottles 1.  Tiger Eye with Jade Stopper, Carved front with raised floral design, Pronounced Tiger -Eye Chatoyancy on sides, Back is plain, No Signature, Spoon Broken Size: HxWxD=  64x48x22 MM  2.  Blue Tiger Eye, Horizontal Chatoyancy, Carved sides with Foo dogs, Amber cap with blue collar (?glass), no signature, Stopper present Size: HxWxD=  58x46x19 MM3.  Carved Tiger-eye with tiger(?) and Horse, no signature, spoon present, stopper has fossil shells in it. Size: HxWxD=  67x38x15 MM
18 Ruby Matrix Snuff Bottle Carved Ruby, Ruby/Black/Green, Stopper is Blue and white, spoon present, raised carving 1 side with bird and tree, Rounded square shape, no signature Size: HxWxD=  64x43x20 MM
19 3 Lapis Lazuli Snuff Bottles 1.  Lapis lazuli,  good blue and green, Raised carving of Dragon,  Flask Shaped miniature,  No signature, Stopper missing, spoon present Size: HxWxD=  56x28x10 MM  2.  Lapis Lazuli.  fish shape. Dark color.  No spoon or signature  Size: HxWxD=  42x40x13 MM  3.  Lapis Lazuli.   Foo Dog carving,  good color,  No spoon or signature Size: HxWxD=  43x31x21 MM
20 3 Mother of Pearl Snuff Bottles 1.  Mother of Pearl, deep Carving, Draped figure on flat side, shield on lotus leaf with bird on obverse, even color, MOP Spoon, no signature.  Size: HxWxD=  90x62x25 MM  2.  Mother of Pearl, Excellent Colors, Well Carved with Birds and Lotus Pods on one side lizard on other, lovely Opalescence, good stopper with MOP spoon. Size: HxWxD= 84x60x26 MM  3.  Mother of Pearl, carved both sides with scholars, great fire in shell, no signature, MOP spoon Size: HxWxD= 91x55x23 MM
21 Turquoise Snuff Bottle Turquoise  carved in shape of fish, Also has flowers on it.  Spoon present in .  Size: HxWxD=  60x40x38 MM
22 Hornbill Snuff Bottle Carved Hornbill, Each side carved with 3 Birds and (Lohan?) Tree but each side is different, Deep red side scroll (Jaguar?), Very flat ovate, Stopper carved, Spoon present Size: HxWxD=  68x35x14 MM
23 Silver Snuff Bottle Silver, inlaid coral and Turquoise, Appliquéd- Flower and Foo Dog (?gargoyle), ?Tibetan, Cylindrical, No signature, metal stopper present.  Size: HxWxD= 80x30x30 MM
24 3  Bone Snuff Bottles 1.  Bone, Polychrome dragon carving and designs over all surfaces, HAS SIGNATURE, Shading Dark Red-Green-Ivory, Flattened oval cross section square profile, spoon present. (?)Japanese  Size: HxWxD=  78x50x18 MM  2.  Two Bone  figures, Man and Woman in colored robes,  ?Japanese, part of 7 immortals set? Heads are stoppers , spoons in each Size: HxWxD=  76x23x15 #. 
25 3 Cinnabar Snuff Bottle 1. Cinnabar on Brass / Carved scene with figures / Long oval with taper Size: HxWxD=  73x45x25 MM 2.  Cinnabar on Brass.  Carved Scene with figures. rounded flask shape. No spoon.  stamped brass signature plate.  Size: HxWxD=  58x40x20 MM  3.  Cinnabar copy Size: HxWxD=  65x50x20 MM
26 3 Bone Snuff Bottles 1.  Bone carved cylinder with figures and trees, radiating lines form collar thin neck, From sterling auction house, Spoon present, no signature  Size: HxWxD=  90x50x50 MM 2.  White composition, brass signature plate, lid damaged, missing spoon.  Size: HxWxD=   74x50x23mMM 3.  Turned bone , spoon present , signature on bottom, double gourd shape, caved with entertainers(?), buildings and trees Size: HxWxD=  80x34x29 MM
27 2 Porcelain Snuff Bottles 1.  White Porcelain with Jade stopper.  Painted with 2 samurai on one side and flying female figure on other.  Rounded oval shape. Spoon present and red signature on bottom Size: HxWxD=  68x45x22 MM 2.  White Porcelain.  Painted portrait of Man and Woman.  Long oval. Jade stopper with spoon and red signature on base. Size: HxWxD=  70x45x20 MM
28 2 Cloisonné Snuff Bottles 1.  Cloisonné enamel on copper / Peacock done in red on blue, green, red / Nice bulbous shape tapered at base.  enameled under base / no signature /  copper forged spoon .  Size: HxWxD=  68x50x23MM  2.  Cloisonné on Copper / All over Floral and leaf design / Bold colors on black / Bulbous flask shape/ Enameled under base / no signature / forged copper spoon Size: HxWxD=  70x52x25 MM
29 Enamel Snuff Bottle Turquoise chips inlaid in black enamel(?) / Butterflies and Pumpkin with leaves  shell inlays with scratch design / on brass core / hexagonal shape / shell inlay under base / spoon present.  Size: HxWxD=  67x40x15 MM
30 Enamel Snuff Bottle Painted Enamel over brass core / Portraits of lady on both sides on white backgrounds / sides are yellow with scrolls and flowers/ Signature on bottom / spoon present. Size: HxWxD=  75x40x40 MM
31 2 Stone Snuff Bottle 1. Grey stone,(?Smokey quartz) with relief carving, no signature, floral design around bottle, well hollowed Size: HxWxD=  64x38x18 MM 2.  Large Amethyst snuff bottle repaired at top. 
32 2 Bone Snuff Bottles 1.  Netsuke, Bone (?) Noh Actor with rotating face, signed on bottom.  Size: HxWxD=   56x40x18 MM  2. Bone reclining nude female, Well proportioned Size: HxWxD=  30x85x16 MM
33 4 Bone Snuff Bottles 1.  Netsuke Camel, signed on bottom, bone Size: HxWxD=   30x85x16 MM  2. Netsuke, Carpenter, signed, Carpenter figure(?), Bone  Size: HxWxD=  46x30x16 MM  3.  Netsuke, Seated figure holding a rabbit, signed on bottom.  Size: HxWxD=  37x31x12 MM   4. Netsuke, Bone, Seated figure holding vegetable, signed on bottom(?) Size: HxWxD=   32x25x11 MM
34 Tiger Eye and Jade Snuff Bottles 1. Tigers Eye, or Jasper(?) including stopper,  Detailed raised carving of birds and plants, on both sides, different each side, Spoon present, lots of fire in crystals Size: HxWxD=  65x39x18 MM   2.  Jade with fine raised carving of Hanging vines and sunrise around bottle, possibly a sailing scene, both incised and raised, brown skin, jade stopper, no signature, spoon present.  Size: HxWxD=  63x36x20 MM
35 Porcelain & Jade Snuff Bottles 1.  Porcelain with cobalt blue decoration, No stopper or spoon, Looks old, no major chips some glaze defects Size: HxWxD=  50x344x10MM   2.  Jade Spinach Green, incised engraving with gold tracing, Design is Bamboo and flowers, Neck is long and incised, shape is elongated ovate narrow, spoon present, no signature. Size: HxWxD=  65X36X17mm
36 Horn and Amber and Snuff Bottles 1.  Horn with incised carving on both sides, Poem and figure with moon, Beige color,  tapered square shape. spoon present no signature  Size: HxWxD=76X35X15 MM   2.  Ruby Amber(?) Scratch engraved Floral / Pleasing flask shape /rudimentary spoon Size: HxWxD=  83x35x25MM
37 Rose Quartz and Crystal Snuff Bottles Carved Rose Quarts with Carnelian stopper, spoon present, no signature, Bird on one side and rising Sun(?) on other, Flattened rounded spade Size: HxWxD=  62x52x13 MM  2. Hair Crystal, rutilated quartz, Raised carving with Buddah on one side ? on other, Flattened round shape, Miniature, Blue stone stopper with dark blue ring (?glass) Spoon present, no signature.  Size: HxWxD=  50x38x22 MM
38 4 Miniature Snuff Bottles 4 miniature Quartz  snuff bottles with lids.  
39 Jade and Opal Matrix Snuff Bottle 1.  Light Green Jade with malachite Stopper (loose fit), No spoon, no signature, Raised carving both sides, dragon on  one side flaming orb (urn?) on other  2.  Opal with flecks of fire, raised carving dragon on one side bird (?) on other, spoon present, no signature.  Size: HxWxD=  58x45x13 MM both may be damaged
40 Japanese Silver Box (Early Meiji Period) Silver Box and cover with KiKu Mon on lid - Motif of Flowers & Birds, four legs Japanese   Early Meiji Period.  
41 Ed Moulthrop Bowl  Ed Moulthrop  (He was an early Piedmont Craftsman's Artist (PCI))Tulip wood Rolled has some shrinkage 4" tall 16 " wide  Signed.  Early version bow. 
42 Sally Bowen Pragne Pottery Bowl Sally Bowen Prange Wainwright ( Piedmont Craftsman Artist).  Celebration Bowl Museum Quality 10 5/8 inch Wide 3 Inch Tall
43 Georgia O'Keefe Book Georgia O'Keefe Book Early Edition Copyright 1987 One Hundred Flowers with Dust Jacket & Box Extra Nice  ISB 0394562186
44 Georgia O'Keefe Book  Georgia O'Keefe Book  Copyright 1976 has Dust Jacket Nice Condition ISB0670337080
45 Bernard Buffet Book Bernard Buffet Book  1948-1967 Engravings Tudor Publishing Author Gechard Reinz  
46 Bernard Buffet Book Bernard Buffet Book Lithographs 1952-1966 Author Fecnard Mourlot Copyright 1968 Original Dust Jacket  Last Page #177  Illustration #27 loose
47 John Mankameyer Yellow Crystalline Vase Yellow Bulbous Crystalline Vase 7 inches tall - made by John Mankameyer (Manka) from Montana who died in 2015 
48 John Mankameyer  Crystalline Vase Green & Rose Crystalline vase  4 1/2 inch x 4 inch wide - made by John Mankameyer (Manka) from Montana who died in 2015
49 John Mankameyer Turquoise Crystalline  Mug Turquoise Bulbous Crystalline Mug approx. 4 x 3 5/8 inch  signed and dated 1994 and made by John Mankameyer (Manka) from Montana who died in 2015
50 John Mankameyer Turquoise Crystalline Bowl Turquoise Crystalline Bowl approx. 4 1/4  across x 21/4 Tall signed and dated 1993  and made by John Mankameyer (Manka) from Montana who died in 2015
51 B? Chen Seafoam Crystalline Vase Seafoam to White Cylinder Crystalline Vase signed B? Chen approx. 10 1/8 x 5 inch at widest point.
52 Sid Oakley Light Blue Crystalline Vase Light Blue Egg-shaped Crystalline Vase signed Oakley.  Made by Sid Oakley from Cedar Creek NC  71/2 x 5 inches at widest point. 
53 Dover Pottery Vase Dover Pottery Bulbous Vase Ovoid Approx. 9x 7 1/2
54 Frei Wald Crystalline Platter Freiwald ( Rich & Andrea) Crystalline Platter  Emerald Green on White with Flicks of Red.  15 inch wide 1 1/2 tall approx. 
55 2 Phil Morgan Crystalline vases  2 Phil Morgan Crystalline Bulbous  Vases  1. Blue Crystalline Bulbous Vase approx. 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 inch wide dated 1996 2. White Crystalline bulbous vase approx. 2 1/4 x 3 inch wide  
56 Cathy Kiffney Wall Sculpture Cathy Kiffney wall sculpture Cahty is a Piedmont Craftsman Artist. One of Cathy Kiffney's Sculptures sold at live auction for $400 in 2011,however it was not this piece.
57 Barbara Mahl Lost Mountain Pottery Plate & Sculpture Barbara Mahl  Lost Mountain pottery - Plate & Sculpture.  The sculpture has been repaired. 

Directions to Auction: From Winston Salem NC take US Hwy 421 North to the Peacehaven Road exit at end of ramp turn left go to Hanover Park Drive turn right sale on right. From Lewisville NC take US Hwy 421 South to the Peacehaven Road exit at end of ramp turn right go to Hanover Park Drive turn right sale on right at 5433 Hanover Park Drive.

Sale conducted by
Myers Auction Service
6236 Old US Hwy 421
East Bend NC 27018
Lynn Myers Auctioneer/Broker
w/The Real Estate Works
NCREL 281386- NCAL 6647- NCAFL 7909

Auctioneer License Information: NC ACL: 6647 FAL: 7909

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