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Taos Estate Sales November 2021 Consignment

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  • Italian Design Expandable Top

    Italian Design Expandable Top

  • Red Paint Wood Blanket Chest with Snipe

    Red Paint Wood Blanket Chest with Snipe

  • Chinese Red Lacquer Painted Two-Door

    Chinese Red Lacquer Painted Two-Door

  • Oak Double Decker Barley Twist Dresser

    Oak Double Decker Barley Twist Dresser

Lot: 1 - Italian Design Expandable Top Collapsible Table

This amazing table has a swivel top that then unfolds to a full size dining table capable of seating up to 6! It also rolls and collapses to less than 8" high. Great for apartments or other limited spaces. Originally sold by FaFa's of Taos.

Lot: 2 - Red Paint Wood Blanket Chest with Snipe Hinges

Original red paint is worn but that only adds to the charm of this blanket chest. It has the original snipe hinges and boot jack ends with an interior candle box. Great vintage chest that would be great for blanket storage or as a rustic coffee table.

Lot: 3 - Chinese Red Lacquer Painted Two-Door Wedding Cabinet

19th century cabinet with painted scenes of rural life. Still retains original customs import stamp. Chinese Wedding Cabinets (sometimes also known as Chinese Marriage Cabinets) are so named as they were traditionally given as a wedding gift by the parents of the couple. The cabinet would act as the main storage for the married couple when they moved from their parents house.

Lot: 4 - Oak Double Decker Barley Twist Dresser with Round Mirror

American made in the late 19th century, a great dresser with very distinctive applied decoration. The round mirror is supported by barley twist posts which are reflected in the lower legs. The double deck has two drawers and the lower dresser has two. Great piece of quarter-sawn oak American furniture.

Lot: 5 - Chinese Mandaly Martaban Stoneware Storage Jar

A beautiful antique Southeast Asian pottery Martaban jar with a Henan style glaze and moulded ribbed details. This style of jar would have originally been used for food storage in the household. The style would later become a decor addition.

Lot: 6 - Leather Top Modern Executive Desk

Elegant black leather covers the top of this mid-century modern desk. It has a file drawer to the left, three standard drawers to the right, and two pull-out writing surfaces. Finished in wood veneer and chrome, this desk from the 1970s needs a den with room.

Lot: 7 - Brass Faux Bamboo Chinoiserie Butlers Tray Table

Tubular brass, faux bamboo supports hold a separate butler's brass tray with a removable glass for easy cleaning. Great for entertaining or as an every day side table, this Italian design table was made in the 1950s. Very well made with polished weld joints.

Lot: 8 - Black Executive Leather Rolling Office Chair

Height adjustable, this leather chair was paired in the home with the leather top modern executive desk listed above. Made of well maintained, supple leather with clean chrome frame, the chair rolls easily with double plastic wheels on 4 legs supported from a center post. It is an extremely comfortable chair.

Lot: 9 - Late 19th Century Camelback Chest

A lovely, refurbished designer item, this dome or camelback chest probably hales from the late 19th century. It has undergone some refurbishment to the paint and locks, and the leather handles and hinges have been replaced. The interior is all original including the removable tray. The bottom is slatted and solid. The locks read "Pat Jul 972" and the number 504 is burnt into side.

Lot: 10 - Tile and Brass Mirror Carolina Mirror Corp #1

Date stamped June 18 1963, North Wilksboro, North Carolina. With tortoise shell and coral tiles across the top of a straight mirror in a gold brush frame, this frame is a matched pair with the adjacent entry. Quite a heavy frame, the finish and lines belie the weight of the overall mirror. This and it's mate would make a stunning addition to your dressing room or bedroom!

Lot: 11 - Tile and Brass Mirror Carolina Mirror Corp #2

Date stamped June 18 1963, North Wilksboro, North Carolina. With tortoise shell and coral tiles across the top of a straight mirror in a gold brush frame, this frame is a matched pair with the adjacent entry. Quite a heavy frame, the finish and lines belie the weight of the overall mirror. This and it's mate would make a stunning addition to your dressing room or bedroom!

Lot: 12 - Leaded Glass Shade Brass Lamp

Probably from the 1980's, this unmarked, bronze style stem and stained glass shade lamp is quite cute and lights up pink! Six sided, each shade side panel has a stylized rose with green leaves. The base is bronze finished with a grounded plug. Would make a superior bedside lamp.

Lot: 13 - Queen Anne Style Desk with Splitback Chair

Walnut veneer top and pine secondary wood make this Queen Anne style desk from the 1920s very attractive. With typical, Queen Anne cabriole legs sporting fan carved knees, the brasses are in all likelihood replacements. The vase shaped split back chair is not matching, but is a good accompaniment to the desk.

Lot: 14 - Picasso Artist's Proof Lithograph "Flying Dove With A Rainbow" Pencil Signed

This is a lithograph artist proof on woven paper of Colombe Volant à l'Arc-en-Ciel ( Flying Dove with a Rainbow ) by Pablo Picasso, 1952, from the numbered edition of 200 (238 including proofs). Mat encroaches on image above and signature below. Image is very strong with great color and detail. The lithograph has not been removed from the frame for further analysis. Certificate of Authenticity from International Designs, Ltd. from 1985 attached.

Lot: 15 - Piotr Sierakowsky Post Modern Torchiere Lamp Pair

The Delta Torchiere Floor Lamp is a Memphis Milano design classic and a triumph of postmodern minimalism translated in an industrial style. After spending ten years at the helm of the design department of Koch & Lowy in New York, Piotr Sierakowski turned his back to mass production in order to focus on one-of-a-kind designs. A graduate from the Ecole nationale supérieure des arts visuels de La Cambre in Brussels.

Lot: 16 - Mid Century Modern Leather Chrome Office Armchair Pair

Classic lines meet comfort in these heavily padded, spring form chairs. Straight from the mid-century modern American aesthetic, their design belies the comfort of these chairs.

Lot: 17 - Chinese Lacquer Tea Caddy with Pewter Inserts

A mid 19th century, rarely found tea caddy produced in Canton, China during the height of the Old China Trade era sometime around the 1840s, which would have been exported to the West. Sitting on rare dragon feet, it is saturated in shades of gold and gray lacquer gilt with feudal court and Chinese life scenes around the outside. The lacquer decoration continues inside on the lid, which is complimented with a well done, surface-incised double pewter tea canister with its original drop in lid with finger knob and outer cover. There is some wear to the lacquer with some splitting, but considering its age, this piece is in remarkable condition.

Lot: 18 - Chinese Lacquer Tea Caddy with Pewter Insert

A mid 19th century, rarely found tea caddy produced in Canton, China during the height of the Old China Trade era sometime around the 1840s, which would have been exported to the West. Sitting on rare dragon feet, it is saturated in shades of gold and gray lacquer gilt with feudal court and Chinese life scenes around the outside. Even more rare is the four lobed design with the central cartouche. The lacquer decoration continues inside on the lid, which is complimented with a well done, surface-incised pewter tea canister with its original drop in lid with finger knob. There is some wear to the lacquer with some splitting, but considering its age, this piece is in remarkable condition.

Lot: 19 - Chinese Lacquer Tea Caddy - No Insert

A mid 19th century, rarely found tea caddy produced in Canton, China during the height of the Old China Trade era sometime around the 1840s, which would have been exported to the West. It is saturated in shades of gold and gray lacquer gilt with feudal court and Chinese life scenes around the outside. It is undecorated on the inside and is missing its pewter insert. There is some wear to the lacquer with some splitting, but considering its age, this piece is in remarkable condition.

Lot: 20 - Brass Chinese Cloisonne Rooster - ca. 1920

A multi-color, enameled brass cloisonne inlay Year of the Rooster Feng Shui figure. An imposing 21.5" high, the rooster stands atop a cloisonne rock of the same decoration. In the Chinese Zodiac the rooster repels evil sprits through its crow, representing good luck and protection. The rooster attaches to the rock with a bolt from his feet that needs some work.

Lot: 21 - American Aesthetic Movement Trompe L'oeil Basket

An American Aesthetic Movement Basket, naturalistically modeled in bronze as a chick perched on a a basket with oak leaves and acorns and a rope basket weave handle. Aestheticism was an art movement, both practical and theoretical, of the late 19th century supporting an emphasis on aesthetic value and effects— in preference to the socio-political themes and positions— of literature, fine art, music and other arts.

Lot: 22 - Peint Main Rochard Limoges Hare Box

A beautifuly detailed peint main (hand painted) porcelain hare on a green porcelain box with ormolu closure and beaded ormolu rope edges. It is marked in black, Limoges France Peint Main ROCHARD over a Limoges France green mark. Rochard has been making these boxes over the past 300 years, mostly as snuff boxes but also to hold candies, trinkets and other treasured objects. A valued, sought after collectible.

Lot: 23 - Chinoiserie Pewter Crane Candle Holder Pair

Late 19th century etched and patinated cranes in pewter made to mimic a classic bronze form used in Japan and China over the past 400 years. Both have a bronze skull cap and glass eyes. One has a loose candle holder, very fragile wing and is coming loose from its base. The other has repairs to its feet and wings. Chinoiserie is defined as the imitation or evocation of Chinese motifs and techniques in Western art, furniture, and architecture, especially in the 18th and 19th century.

Lot: 24 - Vintage Japanese Sweet Meat Condiment Lacquer Box

Created with layers of red lacquer over paper machie and decorated with a country Shinto shrine scene, this box has four interior porcelain trays, three of which are marked Made In Japan, for serving condiments. This very traditional form is usually 12" where as this is 9". The box has some vintage paint loss.

Lot: 25 - Extra Large Wooden Dough Bowl

In excellent condition with no staining or cracks. These large bowls go by many names, dough bowl, batea, farm bowl, farm trough, and on and on. Dough bowl seems to be the most prevelant, so dough bowl it is, though this one is far too large to make dough. Maybe a canoe! The uses are many and varied but it would make a great decorator center piece, serving bowl for a large reception, or just to have for those occasions when you need a large wooden presence. It tilts to one side but not so much that it can't be used. Hand formed.

Lot: 26 - Rustic French Wicker Bourguignon Basket

Some damage to bottom and ends where someone has made makeshift handles. Also called a Moses basket, these French baskets have been used in the fields of rural areas for decades to gather crops and to harvest flowers. Made of rattan or willow these multiple use baskets are great for decor or for serving at large functions.

Lot: 27 - Antique French Fireplace Fender

A palatial fireplace fender with lavish cast brass Rococo design in the French manner - dates from the the late 19th or early 20th century from England. The filigree work has fine detail on this antique hearth accessory.

Lot: 28 - Late 19th Century Adobe Trough with Tin Patches

This local piece was used as a trough for making mortar and adobe bricks in one of Northern New Mexico's small villages. As these troughs aged with repeated use the wood cracked causing seeping, so the locals would repair them with what ever was at hand, in this case left over tin. A fantastic decorator piece, it would also be great holder of craft or art supplies.

Lot: 29 - Folk Art Carved Wood Canadian Goose

Signed V 451 this Canadian goose is a great example of simplicity. The body and neck are carved separately and attached at the base of the neck. Glass eyes give a life-like impression, but the body of the goose has been left to show the complete grain of the wood. There is a naturally occurring split in the wood of the body. The tail feathers have been simply painted leaving no doubt as to what the carving may be - a life size representation of a goose!

Lot: 30 - Black Forest Style Trumpet Vase Pair

Heavily carved bases in Black Forest style, the base of these vases have a couple of broken leaves but are great survivors for their age - around 100-150 years! The trumpet glass vases were custom made of heavy blown glass specifically matched to these bases. Even though they are such tall pieces, the upward movement of the carving and the glass gives them a much lighter feeling than the materials might otherwise belie.

Lot: 31 - Copper Clad Cookware Set

Professional cookware set made in Japan which includes a covered saucepan, saute pan, braising pan and two small braising pans. Copper pots and pans are prized for their ability to conduct heat and to heat evenly. These unmarked pans are copper clad on the bottom with a stainless steel cooking surface. They are brand new, waiting for you to begin creating in the kitchen.

Lot: 32 - Nichols and Stone Stenciled Black Paint Chairs Set of 8

Consists of two captain's chairs and six side chairs. The captain's chairs have maple arms and multi-color harvest stenciling on the back splat. The side chairs have gold stenciling on the back splat and down the side rails. All have gold accents on the turnings and various degrees of wear, especially on the seats. With more than 150 years of history as a maker of fine solid-wood pieces, Nichols & Stone is the oldest furniture building company in the United States.

Lot: 33 - Continuous Arm Padded Maple Dining Chair Set of 6

Elegant and sturdy this dining room set of two captains chairs and four side chairs has some stains and a few scratches all easily remediated. The swooping continuous arms are capped by a lovely magnolia flower, which is a sign that they are probably from the southeastern United States. Arm chairs are 35"x24"x23" side chairs are 35"x21"x19"

Lot: 34 - French Louis XV 19th Century Oak 4 Plank Farm Table

Quarter sawn oak with cabriole legs and a carved skirt panel give this refectory table more panache than the standard farmhouse fare. With four plank top and breadboards. Sturdy and ready for a large party, this table can seat up to 12 people comfortably. With the holidays right around the corner, this table is a must have for a large dining room anywhere!

Lot: 35 - Irish Mahogany 19th Century Hunt Table

Beautiful graining and lovely mahogany finish makes this Georgian table a delight for the eyes. Its size, 7 and 3/4 feet by almost 5 feet with opened double gate legs, makes this extra large table perfect for entertaining, and the two drop leaves makes it easy to store. Originally Irish in design, these kinds of tables were designed to be used in hunting lodges for game after the hunt or in Irish homes as a wake table.

Lot: 36 - Lydia Garcia - St. Francis Oil on Board with Cornice

Table retablo on wooden stand with candle holder and crown moulding top. Inscribed on verso: "Blessed St. Francis pray for me. Help me with my work. I feels so tired. I need your spirit, amen. Taos 96 Lydia" Lydia Garcia is a life-long Taos, New Mexico resident and her art reflects the remote Northern New Mexico rural atmosphere she lives in. Steeped in Hispanic traditions of art, culture and religion, Lydia's art reflects the passion and depth of her cultural heritage. Her work is about the Catholic tradition influenced by early priests traveling into the nearly untouched Northern regions of New Mexico in the 18th-20th centuries. She believes that life should include prayer, as well as humor and art. Garcia signs her finished art pieces on the back and adds a short prayer. Lydia continues to paint and sculpt in the same pueblo home where she worked alongside her father. With art reflecting her cultural heritage Lydia Garcia continues to create for herself and the spirit within.

Lot: 37 - Tonala Stoneware Bird

In good vintage condition with minor scratches and marks. The ceramic production in Tonalá, known as the authentic mestizo ceramic, is symbolic of Mexico’s identity. Made of burnished clay or scented clay, these artistic objects are created for ordinary and decorative use. The tradition comes from the Tonalteca group, which used clay to produce polished forms. Forms found in nature such as vegetables and roots inspired the first designs of their ceramics. The bright hues used for burnishing the objects originated from the powdered colorful and scented clay found in Mexican soil. During colonial times, the production of pottery incorporated decoration techniques brought by the Augustinian missionaries in the 17th century. The missionaries introduced lacquer that began to be used along with the original burnishing method. Tonalá ceramics became an important part of the decoration of wealthy houses in Spain, for their fragrance, color and design. They were considered luxury objects brought from the Americas.

Lot: 38 - Chiapas Clay Jaguar Statue

In good vintage condition. Well formed with great detail. The artisan women of Chiapas, Mexico handcraft these Chiapas jaguar pots. They are largely decorative, made from local clay and shaped by hand, baked in an open fire before being hand painted. Chiapas pots are made by hand in one of the finest examples of ancient Mayan pottery techniques that are still being used today.

Lot: 39 - White Serrated Navajo Pot - Signed George

Some abrasions but no breaks, cracks or splits. Beautiful, high burnished water vessel with classic Navajo colored striations along the top. We are not sure who George may be, but he created a very beautiful pot.

Lot: 40 - Edna Romero Micaceous Clay Water Pitcher

Signed on bottom. Some small abrasions but no breaks, cracks or splits. Edna Romero (Santa Clara) is the daughter of famed potter Rose Naranjo. Although from Santa Clara Pueblo, Edna makes thin walled pottery using micaceous clay following Taos Pueblo traditions. Edna's pottery has won multiple awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market from 1986-1999.

Lot: 41 - Vilis Micaceous Clay Covered Pot

Signed under one handle. In very good condition with some small abrasions. No breaks, cracks or splits. Vilis Shipman of Dragon Star Studio, Los Lunas, NM, makes and teaches about the virtues of micaceous pottery in galleries and classes throughout the Southwest.

Lot: 42 - Thom Wheeler Silver Cross with Gold Heart

Silver on wood with gold heart. Large turquoise cabachon in heart. Thom Wheeler is a Texas native who became one of Houston's foremost contemporary sculptors in the 1970's and 80's, creating many large commissions for corporations and architects in commercial and public spaces such as hotel and bank lobbies. He worked in a grand scale ranging from 54 feet for bas relief works to 60 feet tall three-dimensional pieces. Major works were executed for Banco di Roma, Rome, Italy; The Grand Hotel, Houston; and Ole Miss University, Oxford, Mississippi among many others.

Lot: 43 - Delbert Buck Horse and Rider Figure

Great folk art figure of a cowboy on a hobby horse. Comes with a ceramic cactus! Delbert, born in 1976, is one of eight children. He lives in the Farmington, NM area. Alongside his artistic career Delbert has studied and worked as a physical therapist, an auto mechanic, and, most recently, he is pursuing electrical studies for his journeyman’s license. His favorite part of the artistic endeavor, and the main thing he hopes others will find in it, is the smile it gives when it’s all finished and comes together in a funny, improbable sculpture. This desire to make people feel better spans all aspects of his life. "I'm just an ordinary guy. I'm surprised how people have responded and that I can make a living from my carving."

Lot: 44 - RC Gorman "Contemplation" Print 753/1000

Pencil signed and numbered. Limited edition of 1000 from 1977. R. C. Gorman (1932 - 2005) lived in Taos, New Mexico. He is most well-known for Abstract female Indian figure painting, lithographs and sculpture. Gorman's sensitive approach to human form, natural gifts, and outrageous and extravagant imagination made him one of the most influential and fascinating artists of his time. Out-glitzing the likes of Andy Warhol, Gorman turned brilliance into a commodity - often at the cost of his original raw and striking talent, and at the risk of compromising his place in the history of art.

Lot: 45 - Deborah Dupont Hand Colored Photo

Limited edition, hand-colored photo from Mexico. Artists Chip and Deborah DuPont, both born and raised in Central Texas, met in a college art history class in Austin, Texas and have been creating art and memories together for over 30 years.

Lot: 46 - Randall LaGro Venetian Dreams Series Monoprint

In fantastic condition. The works of painter and printmaker Randall LaGro are timeless and visionary, with elements of both the observed and the perceived enfolded into thought-provoking images of sublime diaphaneity. Originally from Toledo, Ohio, Randall LaGro is a working artist residing in Taos, New Mexico. From 2000 to early 2016 LaGro worked out of the Historic Joseph Sharp Studio off the Taos Plaza. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and can be found in numerous private and museum collections including: the Harwood Museum of Art, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the New Mexico State Capitol Collection of Art, and the State of Ohio in Toledo.

Lot: 47 - James Evans Jimson Weed Photo

Lovely print, well framed. James H. Evans (born 1954 in West Virginia) is an American photographer. Currently based in Marathon, Texas, Evans' work focuses on documenting the West Texas area through subject, landscape, and portrait photography. Though Evans works all around the Big Bend area of Texas, he is best known for his work within Big Bend National Park.

Lot: 48 - Sunset Photograph

Lovely print, well framed. Taken by a Santa Fe veterinarian.

Lot: 49 - Tom Noble Giclee "Magpie Storm" 3/60

Signed and numbered Giclee. “My paintings are of an imaginary world, a pre-industrial Arcadia, a time when Northern New Mexico was nothing but rural villages, usually with a church in the center. Life was based on agriculture, and living in harmony with the changing seasons.” Tom Noble, a third generation Taoseno, painted professionally for thirty years and had the opportunity to observe and study with many of the early Taos artists. Their influence shows in his romantic, timeless portrayals of the landscape of northern New Mexico. Tom lived in the Taos countryside among fields and sheep, cows and crows, ponds and apple orchards, fences and water ditches and nature’s moods and mountains. Viewing from his studio window, he painted the sublime pastoral fantasies he saw and lived with daily – a major reflection of the man and his life style.

Lot: 50 - Finis Collins Watercolor "Where The Bluebird Sings"

In very good condition, framed and ready for hanging. From San Antonio, Texas, Finis was one of the founding members of the Watercolor Gang, a Director of the San Antonio School of Art, and president of the Artist and Designers Society. For many years he was an instructor at Trinity University, the Jewish Community Center of San Antonio, and the San Antonio Art Institute.

Lot: 51 - Priscilla Hoback "Doe" Monoprint on Handmade Paper

In excellent, framed condition. Pencil signed, dated and titled. Hand watermark lower right near signature. Priscilla Hoback worked as an artist in New Mexico for more than half a century. A native Santa Fean, Hoback used the wild clays and natural pigments from around her farm in Galisteo, New Mexico, to create pottery and stoneware murals. Inspired by her garden, horses, and the wilderness around her home, Hoback’s work is expressive and playful, original and timeless, contemporary and primal.

Lot: 52 - Ann Huston "Evening Shadow" Pastel on Sandpaper

In excellent framed condition. Her adobe casitas, secluded in the landscape evoke a place apart from the viewers modern world. Her meandering roads draw us in and lead us to a destination, much anticipated, but out of our immediate vision. The chapel at the crest of a hill, or the solitary tree embracing the path, the dwelling nestled in the folds of the earth, all whisper to us, sending messages that are timely and timeless.

Lot: 53 - Catherine Carter NM Landscape Photo

Pencil signed and dated. Framed in black anodized metal with archival matting.

Lot: 54 - Randall LaGro "The Last Words" Monoprint 1/1

Pencil signed, titled and numbered. In excellent condition. The works of painter and printmaker Randall LaGro are timeless and visionary, with elements of both the observed and the perceived enfolded into thought-provoking images of sublime diaphaneity. Originally from Toledo, Ohio, Randall LaGro is a working artist residing in Taos, New Mexico. From 2000 to early 2016 LaGro worked out of the Historic Joseph Sharp Studio off the Taos Plaza. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and can be found in numerous private and museum collections including: the Harwood Museum of Art, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the New Mexico State Capitol Collection of Art, and the State of Ohio in Toledo.

Lot: 55 - Randall LaGro "The Treasured Script" Monoprint 1/1

Pencil signed, titled and numbered. In excellent condition. The works of painter and printmaker Randall LaGro are timeless and visionary, with elements of both the observed and the perceived enfolded into thought-provoking images of sublime diaphaneity. Originally from Toledo, Ohio, Randall LaGro is a working artist residing in Taos, New Mexico. From 2000 to early 2016 LaGro worked out of the Historic Joseph Sharp Studio off the Taos Plaza. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and can be found in numerous private and museum collections including: the Harwood Museum of Art, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the New Mexico State Capitol Collection of Art, and the State of Ohio in Toledo.

Lot: 56 - Michael Vargas "St. Francis" Oil on Canvas

Signed lower left front. In excellent condition. At age 44, Mike Vargas quit his job as a supermarket manager to pursue a dream he had postponed because of family responsibilities. He got a Fine Arts degree from Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico, found work in a graphics studio - and discovered his true calling in life: saint-making.

Lot: 57 - Iskra Benitez Mendoza "Jaspe" Monoprint

Signed lower right front. In very good condition.

Lot: 58 - Iskra Benitez Mendoza Monoprint

Signed lower right front. In very good condition.

Lot: 59 - Ed Sandoval 2000 Santa Fe Opera Poster

In very good, framed condition. The Santa Fe Opera Forty-Fourth Season June 30 - August 26, 2000.

Lot: 60 - Mexican Silver Feather Cuff with Five Turquoise Stones

Ca 1940. Marked W.W. on band and on center mount. Two Morenci Mines and three Candelaria stones set in old Mexican silver rope ringed mounts, with two Mexican silver feathers.

Lot: 61 - Sterling Silver, Lapis and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Cuff

Robert Becenti, Navajo. Marked RB inside a bear figure with .925 below. Large lapis lazuli stone in a rope sterling setting circled by Sleeping Beauty turquoise points, also set in sterling.

Lot: 62 - Sterling Silver Rectangular Cut Turquoise Link Bracelet

Marked Sterling .925 and Hecho en Mexico. Vintage cut turquoise mounted in alternating dangle and scrolled sterling silver mounts. Three dangles are missing. Very light Bisbee or Kingman's style turquoise cut with light facets.

Lot: 63 - Sterling Silver and Black Onyx Mexican Link Bracelet

Marked Hecho en Mexico D.F. 0.925 and Sterling. Made in Distrito Federal (D.F.) or Mexico City, most of the 0.925 mark has been worn off. That and the style of the silver and the cut of the onyx places it around 1940.

Lot: 64 - Navajo Silver Collar Tips with Thunderbird Kachina

Unmarked, rope traced, Navajo silver tips with intricate Navajo silver and turquoise thunderbird Kachina figure. Though not marked, all of the workmanship points to a Navajo maker ca. 1960.

Lot: 65 - Depression Era Zuni Mosaic Thunderbird Necklace

Unmarked hard rubber mount with turquoise, bone and feather quill. Made in the 1930s by Zuni women for local use and trade. Silver chain is probably a later addition.

Lot: 66 - Thunderbird Faux Turquoise Bolo Clasp

Unmarked pewter backing with bolo clasp loop and faux turquoise stones. All in very good vintage condition.

Lot: 67 - Navajo Saddle Blanket - Triple Cross with Basket

Two Grey Hills. Merino wool in brown, tan, gray and white. Three crosses all containing a woven basket. Tassels on all four corners.

Lot: 68 - Chinle Navajo Saddle Blanket - Steven Yazzi

From Standing Rock reservation in the Dakotas. In excellent condition. Wool is fantastic, colors are strong and saturated, and there is no damage.

Lot: 69 - Chinle Double Saddle Blanket - Ida Price Tah

By Ida Price Tah of Chinle AZ. Collected sometime in the 1960s from the artisan. In fabulous condition with strong saturated colors. No damage.

Lot: 70 - Navajo Eyedazzler Saddle Blanket - Emma Natonabah

From Naschitte, AZ, this Eyedazzler is in great condition. Wool is soft and pliable, colors are warm and saturated. Large pattern and good size.

Lot: 71 - Victorian Cane Medallion Back Settee

Caneback is rare for a Victorian medallion back settee, but this one in maple is in fantastic condition. Cabriole legs with grapevine carving, this settee is just waiting for someone with a decorator's eye to reupholster it and the two accompanying pillows.

Lot: 72 - Victorian Tiger Oak Hall Bench with Mirror

Outstanding American Arts and Crafts oak hall tree with bevelled mirror back, storage bench seat, ball and claw feet, pew arms, and antique bronze wash hooks. Two hooks missing.

Lot: 73 - Mission Style Oak Rocker, Loveseat and Chair Suite

Well tailored half leather back rests held in place with iron studs accent the simple design of these arts and crafts seats from the early part of the 20th century. The cushion seats are currently covered in crystal saddle blanket design - probably not the original fabric.

Lot: 74 - Vintage Leather Padded Highback Swivel Chair

On casters for greater mobility, a classic swivel chair for office or den. Leather seat is adjustable.

Lot: 75 - Painted Rustic Indonesian Curio Cabinet

With three roomy shelves behind the primitive glass doors, there is plenty of room for the display of your collection, whatever it may be. Below, the drawer completes the cabinet with added storage. The back is closed and the sides and legs are painted green with yellow highlights.

Lot: 76 - Early American Plywood Farmhouse Wardrobe

Sturdily made of plywood and slat board, this wardrobe was created in the American midwest sometime between 1930 and 1950. With an extending coat hanger rack and hook and eye closure there is a slanted boot and shoe rest in the bottom. Would go well in a mudroom or porch.

Lot: 77 - Rosewood and Cherry 8 Key Wooden Tongue Drum

Signed David Clause 1982. Cherry sides and base with a beautifully resonate Rosewood top playing surface. These finely crafted wooden drums, influenced by African and Central American designs, are appropriate for all ages. Having excellent tone, yet practically indestructible, slit drums can be played and enjoyed by anyone. Individual tones are obtained by varying the length of each wooden tongue cut into the top. You get 6 or 8 different tones but these tones are not tuned to particular notes or key.

Lot: 78 - The Ouarine Monkey Colored Etching 1796

Original, hand-colored etching by J. Pass, published by J. Wilkes in London, May 1st, 1796. Wilkes was a publisher of engravings and books in the late 18th early 19th century in England who often employed J. Pass for his illustrations. The Howler Monkey is also known as the Ouarine or Preacher Monkey. Nicely framed with the original marble mat.

Lot: 79 - Cercopithecus Schmidti Monkey Etching 1893

Lithograph by Dutch artist J. Smit and published by the Mintern Bros. The Ceropithecus Schmidti Monkey is also known as the red-tailed monkey for its colorful appendage. The Mintern Bros. were instrumental in publishing colorful, detailed ornithological and biological books for professionals and personal consumption. Nicely framed in a double mat, this print is from the late 19th century but was probably matted and framed in the mid-20th century.

Lot: 80 - British Mahogany Snooker Scoreboard

Circa 1905 snooker scoreboard for two players. In mahogany with brass tabs, this scoreboard is fully functional and ready for play. A type of British billiards, in the early 20th century snooker was predominantly played in the United Kingdom where it was considered a "gentleman's sport" until the early 1960s, before growing in popularity as a national pastime and eventually spreading overseas.

Lot: 81 - Bali Black and Gilt Wood Buddha Meditation Mask

Carved in a Southeast Asian style, this style of gilt meditation mask of the Buddha is a frequent export or tourist item from Bali, Indonesian and other Southeast Asian countries.

Lot: 82 - Giovanni Battista Passeri Etruscan Urn Framed Print Pair

"Neapolic Mifit D. Hammond" Circa 1722 Giovanni Battista Passeri. These superb engravings are from an influential three volume publication, L'Antiquite Expliquee et Representee En Figures Tome Troisieme, illustrating 249 vases from important collections all over Italy. Sadly, many of the vases illustrated in this work have been lost, making this Italian vase collection by Passeri not just beautiful, but illustrations of lost artifacts gone forever. Giovanni Battista Passeri (d1679). was born in Rome and came to be the antiquary to the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Many of Passeri's drawings and paintings are in Museums around the world including the National Gallery of Ireland and the British Museum. Passeri's studied under Domenichino a famous Italian Baroque painter. This work was published almost one hundred years after Passeri's death by the Monaldini booksellers.

Lot: 83 - Giovanni Battista Passeri Etruscan Urn Framed Print

"In Museo Cesar. Altera Pars Vasis" Circa 1722 Giovanni Battista Passeri. These superb engravings are from an influential three volume publication, L'Antiquite Expliquee et Representee En Figures Tome Troisieme, illustrating 249 vases from important collections all over Italy. Sadly, many of the vases illustrated in this work have been lost, making this Italian vase collection by Passeri not just beautiful, but illustrations of lost artifacts gone forever. Giovanni Battista Passeri (d1679). was born in Rome and came to be the antiquary to the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Many of Passeri's drawings and paintings are in Museums around the world including the National Gallery of Ireland and the British Museum. Passeri's studied under Domenichino a famous Italian Baroque painter. This work was published almost one hundred years after Passeri's death by the Monaldini booksellers.

Lot: 84 - Giovanni Battista Passeri Etruscan Urn Framed Print

"In Museo Caesareo" Circa 1722 Giovanni Battista Passeri. These superb engravings are from an influential three volume publication, L'Antiquite Expliquee et Representee En Figures Tome Troisieme, illustrating 249 vases from important collections all over Italy. Sadly, many of the vases illustrated in this work have been lost, making this Italian vase collection by Passeri not just beautiful, but illustrations of lost artifacts gone forever. Giovanni Battista Passeri (d1679). was born in Rome and came to be the antiquary to the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Many of Passeri's drawings and paintings are in Museums around the world including the National Gallery of Ireland and the British Museum. Passeri's studied under Domenichino a famous Italian Baroque painter. This work was published almost one hundred years after Passeri's death by the Monaldini booksellers.

Lot: 85 - French Print "Jeu du Mariage"

Title translates to "Game of Marriage". French playing cards translated into a framed artwork.

Lot: 86 - Pastel Portrait of A Gentleman French Romantic School Early 19th Century

From the French Romantic School of portraiture. This portrait is unsigned which is not uncommon for pastels in the Empire period. In very good condition in a plain gilt frame with museum glass. The gentleman has striking blue eyes, thinning white hair and care lines around his eyes and forehead. This, combined with his level of dress in classic early 19th century high collar shirt, gentleman's cravat and tie with frock coat, leads us to believe he is a gentleman of authority with cares and concerns, but also status and power.

Lot: 87 - Portrait Attributed to Charles Gore Oil on Canvas

Perhaps a portrait by Charles Gore of his daughter, Eliza, dressed as a working girl. Gore, an Englishman who lived primarily in Sicily and Weimar, was active from 1729-1807. This portrait, an oil on canvas, depicts a young woman in working dress seated with a rather melancholy look on her face. It is signed on the lower right on the skirt of the girl and is presented in a nicely carved frame in burnished gold.

Lot: 88 - J. Samter Robin's Nest Pastel

The pastel is signed J. Samter on the lower right. On the back is written "Hagg - Frame Rito Pastel 8-27-73" leading us to believe that it may have originated in El Rito, NM during the heady days of the post summer of love generation. A beautiful rendition of a robins nest with one broken and one gorgeous blue egg. Set in a neutral background, the focus is controlled brilliantly by the artist creating an intimacy with their subject.

Lot: 89 - Early 18th Century Engraving "Instrumento Detto Marimba"

Hand colored engraving of a man playing a marimba - a very exotic musical instrument for 1722. It is in excellent condition with a gold framed inner mat surrounded by a lovely marbled mat surrounding it, all finished in a stylish gold and black frame. This piece comes from a collection of 18 framed prints from engravings of musical instruments from the book by Gabinetto Armonico, which was published in 1722. The book had a total of 150 instruments. The plates were engraved by a Flemish artist working in Italy, Arnold van Westerhout (1651-1729.)

Lot: 90 - "Antique Plate" Larry Van Haren Oil Pastel

Van Haren's oil pastel is a fascinating study of blue and white. Using a blue and white, oriental style plate, he juxtaposes the yellow of the fruit within the predominately blue and white background. A strong expressionist piece in a damaged frame. Larry was a Wurlitzer Fellow at the Wurlitzer Foundation of Taos, NM in 1965 and it was probably a purchase during his time there.

Lot: 91 - Otis Williams - Male Nude Oil on Board

Williams was fascinated by the male nude form, a favorite subject. This painting was done in a studio of an art school subject. Large in size, it depicts the power and grace of the nude male form from the back. It is in excellent condition in a baroque frame that does have some losses. Born in Missouri on July 26 1888. Williams settled in southern California in 1892. He graduated from Los Angeles High School and then studied locally at the School of Art & Design under Louise Garden MacLeod. He continued his art education in NYC at the ASL and Beaux Arts Institute. While there he was greatly influenced by Bellows, Henri, and others of the Ashcan school. About 1915 he returned to Los Angeles and soon was active in the local art scene. His first studio was on Spring Street where he kept busy with children's portraits. By the 1940s he was primarily a watercolorist and part of the "California Scene Painters." While riding his bicycle, Williams was killed in Los Angeles on July 16, 1960.

Lot: 92 - Cast Iron Mirror with Sunburst Arch

With its ability to open up a room with a classic sunburst arch above, this mirror would work very well in an entry or hallway, or even as an enclosed patio or garden element. We are don't know where or when it may have originated, but this vintage piece with its antique silvering would work very well in any well appointed decor. Framed in cast iron, the mirror is ready to hang.

Lot: 93 - Rusted Patina Metal Italian Mirror

Leaf, Berries and Twisted Rope Motif. Neo Classical Italian utilizing patinated iron in a leaf, berry and twisted rope motif. Substantial in weight, the mirror is probably a replacement. In very good condition for its 150 years.

Lot: 94 - Bedel & Cie French Faux Bamboo Bed ca. 1870

Faux bamboo headboard, foot board, and rails made in America in the late 1800s during the chinoiserie fad in fashion that was pervasive throughout Europe and the French influenced Americas - including New Orleans. There are losses in the detail throughout, the back of the headboard has sun damage, the footboard front has mottling throughout and there is damage to some of the finials.

Lot: 95 - Elegant Black Slatted Steel Queen Bed

Constructed entirely with steel this heavy bed does not mess around. Black painted headboard and footboard with black anodized rails, the free mattress is supported by a dozen steel slats giving this bed extra support (only four slats are shown but we do have all 12).

Lot: 96 - Ikea Poang Leather Chair and Ottoman

Some bumps and bangs, but completely cosmetic blemishes are what keep this chair from being just like a new acquisition. The POÄNG armchair has stylish curved lines in bentwood, providing nice support for the neck and comfy resilience. It’s been available from Ikea for several decades and is still just as popular.

Lot: 97 - 18th Century Spanish Colonial St. Antonio Bulto

As a larger carved bulto or santo, 17" tall, it is remarkable that this statue was made from a single piece of wood. Polychrome painted at one time, his arms and hands are missing, but he still evokes a solemn peacefulness. Spanish Colonial in origin it was undoubtedly the centerpiece of a house hold, if not village wide, reverence.

Lot: 98 - 19th Century English Polychrome Bulto with Glass Eyes

Wood carved, gessoed and painted with delicate features, especially through the face, this saint is reminiscent of alter pieces from throughout Europe. After the Reformation of the 1530s English churches were required to remove "idols" of the Catholic faith in favor of more Protestant symbols. Polychrome saints and prophets were recast in the forms of clergy and a new type of more "realistic" symbols were developed and put forth by the Church of England. This statue is one of that continuing tradition.

Lot: 99 - Bobby Garcia Chimayo, New Mexico Folk Art Cross

In 1999 Bobby Garcia was one of the crew who replaced the old tin roof of the famous Santuario de Chimayo in Chimayo, NM. Combined with wood from the churches old replaced doors from 1940, Bobby has made hundreds of small crosses shared throughout northern New Mexico. Larger crosses are rare for him, and the artistry of this particular piece is beautiful.

Lot: 100 - Star Saint Claire Retablo "Mary Queen of Roses"

Star Saint Claire is a writer, singer/songwriter and artist formerly of Taos and currently of San Diego, CA. Her art work is naive but can also be simply evocative. Her retablos reflect her questing nature for enlightenment.

Lot: 101 - Victorian Tortoise Shell Repose Sewing Kit

The faux tortoise shell was made in London with sterling silver mounts by the Charles Henry Dumenil company. It has a crack in one corner. The repose gold chased sterling silver needle case, needle threader, scissors, size 8 thimble, and awl are marked JB with a lion and crown denoting they were made in Sheffield of sterling silver by James Beebe. The thimble is chased with 14k gold.

Lot: 102 - Cast Iron Victorian Water Carrier Figure

Highly detailed figure with large buckets. One hanger has been replaced. There are no maker's marks on the piece, but the style of the clothes, flask and buckets indicate a lower class working figure, possibly a farm hand.

Lot: 103 - Baccarat Crystal Angel - Jean Boggio Designed

Crystal nativity angel figure with extended hand in high quality Baccarat crystal. This angel is in excellent condition and comes with the original Baccarat red box. Jean Boggio is a famed French designer born in Algeria, North Africa, of Italian, French, and Spanish descent. His early childhood exposure to many far eastern legends gives his work a unique blend of cultures

Lot: 104 - Gorham Crystal Nativity Set of 8

Made in Germany, Gorham crystal is collected for its gold plated detail and lovely crystal. This set consists of Joseph, the Virgin Mary, Baby Jesus, a Donkey, a Shepherd, and 3 Wise Men. All in very good condition they all come in their own red Gorham boxes.

Lot: 105 - Spode Blue and White Castle Pattern Hot Water Plate

Transfer printed Spode White Castle pattern, it has two small chips in the rim. A good Early 19th Century Antique English Georgian Blue and White Transfer Indented Pottery Hot-Water Plate potted by Spode at their Spode Works, Stoke, Staffordshire. Hot-Water plates were designed to keep an invalid’s food warm while enjoying a meal, and can be found, although with some difficulty today, decorated in a variety of Spode patterns.

Lot: 106 - Victorian Glass Inkwell Holder

It has some fleabites and scratches from an age of being used. It may have had a brass or pewter insert to keep the glass unblemished.

Lot: 107 - Henri Van Gorp "Woman in Pink" Oil on Canvas

French 1756 – died circa 1819. Van Gorp was originally Dutch but moved to Paris in the late 18th century pursuing patrons. A prolific portraitist, Van Gorp was in great demand for his romantic scenes and realistic yet romantic portraits. Painting needs cleaning but is in a lovely ormolu style frame.

Lot: 108 - Henri Van Gorp "Gentleman in Black" Oil on Canvas

French 1756 – died circa 1819. Van Gorp was originally Dutch but moved to Paris in the late 18th century pursuing patrons. A prolific portraitist, Van Gorp was in great demand for his romantic scenes and realistic yet romantic portraits. Signed in the middle right of the canvas. Painting needs cleaning but is in a lovely ormolu style frame.

Lot: 109 - Katsushika Hokusai Woodblock Print "Man and Horse"

Original hand tinted print by the Japanese master. Known simply as Hokusai, he was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. Hokusai is best known for the woodblock print series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji which includes the internationally iconic print The Great Wave off Kanagawa.

Lot: 110 - Hand Painted Japanese Gouache on Silk "Two Geese"

Unsigned gouache on silk of two geese on a stream bank. The silk has some discoloration especially on the left of the image. The gouache detail in plain and metallic tones are exquisite. Nicely framed in a dark gilt tone with custom mats, floating the painting on another mat.

Lot: 111 - Hand Painted Japanese Gouache on Silk "Two Quail"

Unsigned gouache on silk of two geese on a stream bank. The gouache detail in plain and metallic tones are exquisite. Nicely framed in a dark gilt tone with custom mats, floating the painting on another mat.

Lot: 112 - Japanese Edo Period Watercolor on Paper Portrait of a Man

From the Edo Period, this portrait of a man is signed in the upper right. The rice paper is in excellent condition and the beautifully rendered figure is vivid and colorful. Probably a portrait of a feudal landowner.

Lot: 113 - Japanese Edo Period Reverse Glass Portrait of a Woman

Woman with table, flowers and platter holding a fan. Probably created around 1800, this painting was created at a time that new techniques and materials were being introduced to Japanese artists. Some paint loss.

Lot: 114 - Bobby Garcia Santuario de Chimayo Tin Retablo Frame

In 1999 Bobby Garcia was one of the crew who replaced the old tin roof of the famous Santuario de Chimayo in Chimayo, NM. Combined with wood from the churches old replaced doors from 1940, Bobby has made hundreds of small crosses shared throughout northern New Mexico. This is a rare retablo made from discarded tin from the Santuario de Chimayo roof.

Lot: 115 - 19th Century Faux Bamboo Dry Bar

Chinoiserie is the European interpretation and imitation of Chinese and other East Asian artistic traditions, especially in the decorative arts, garden design, architecture, literature, theatre, and music. The legs of this table have been carved to simulate bamboo but it still retains the flavor of an English dry sink. It is in remarkable condition for its age, but the top board has split.

Lot: 116 - Blue and White Porcelain Chinese Incense Burner

Sharp blue decoration with strong reticulation, the details on this unique incense burner are fabulous! The pierced openings to allow the incense to surround you have been hand-cut and the porcelain is painted with delicate details. The base has a pedestal inside to serve as your burner.

Lot: 117 - Blue and White Porcelain Chinese Incense Burner (PRC)

Soft blue decoration with strong reticulation, the details on this unique incense burner are fabulous! The pierced openings to allow the incense to surround you have been hand-cut and the porcelain is painted with delicate details. The base has a pedestal inside to serve as your burner. From the Peoples Republic of China.

Lot: 118 - Smithsonian Institution Sterling Silver Angel Ornament

New in package. Established in 1979, Hand & Hammer Silversmiths ornaments are handmade using skills passed down through three generations of silversmiths. Hand & Hammer's attention to detail and quality craftsmanship continues to be a company tradition.

Lot: 119 - Hand and Hammer Sterling Silver Needlpoint Santa Christmas Ornament

New in package. Established in 1979, Hand & Hammer Silversmiths ornaments are handmade using skills passed down through three generations of silversmiths. Hand & Hammer's attention to detail and quality craftsmanship continues to be a company tradition.

Lot: 120 - Metropolitan Museum of Art Rosette Christmas Ornament

24k Gold ornament adapted from a decorative element on an Italian guitar of the 18th century now housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Lot: 121 - Frank Lloyd Wright Ceiling Grille Christmas Ornament

Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park home design has inspired artists, architects and writers for the past one hundred years. This grille, as with all of the details of Wright's prolific career, were direct interpretation of an American aesthetic reflected in his fascination with the prairies of the Midwest. Finished in 24k gold.

Lot: 122 - Christmas Ornament Lot of 4

Two crystal, one RAIN, one sterling silver commemorative Christmas ornaments in original packaging.

Lot: 123 - Japanese Hand-Tinted Samurai Oni Demon Woodblock Print

Edo Period woodblock of an Oni Demon as a Samurai. This print is extraordinary in its expressiveness and aggressiveness. An Oni creature instills fear and danger from their grotesque outward appearance to their wild and strange behaviors and dangerous powers.

Lot: 124 - Lalique Frosted Owl Paperweight Figurine

Signed Lalique France on side of pedestal. Rene died in May 1945 and this beautiful piece was made the same year after his death. It was one of Rene designs - he looked to nature for his inspiration and studied the owl in order to produce this magnificent detail that is seen today.

Lot: 125 - Baccarat Crystal Angel - Jean Boggio Designed

New in Box. Crystal nativity angel figure with extended hand in high quality Baccarat crystal. This angel is in excellent condition and comes with the original Baccarat red box. Jean Boggio is a famed French designer born in Algeria, North Africa, of Italian, French, and Spanish descent. His early childhood exposure to many far eastern legends gives his work a unique blend of cultures.

Lot: 126 - Baccarat Angel with Dove - Jean Boggio Designed

New in Box. Crystal nativity angel figure with extended hand in high quality Baccarat crystal. This angel is in excellent condition and comes with the original Baccarat red box. Jean Boggio is a famed French designer born in Algeria, North Africa, of Italian, French, and Spanish descent. His early childhood exposure to many far eastern legends gives his work a unique blend of cultures.

Lot: 127 - Baccarat Noel Snowy Christmas Tree

New in Box. The Baccarat Noel Snowy Christmas Tree is plain without a star, which differentiates it from the Baccarat star topped Christmas tree. Classically trained artisans create these lovely 32% full lead crystal figures in France.

Lot: 128 - Baccarat Crystal Clear Christmas Tree with Star

New in Box. Etched signature in the bottom assures you are getting a quality, Baccarat cut crystal. Faceted clear cut crystal is approximately 5.5" tall out of 32% full lead crystal. Baccarat is hand crafted in France by master artisans. Comes in the original red box.

Lot: 129 - Baccarat Crystal Reindeer

New in Box. A rare figurine, the Baccarat Reindeer has an etched signature on the bottom and a red Baccarat sticker. Comes in the original red Baccarat box.

Lot: 130 - Baccarat Red Coeur Cupid Heart

New in Box. The Baccarat heart is crafted from the finest crystal, its contours perfectly formed to refract the light. The depth to the shape echoes the depth of the love it symbolically represents. Comes in its original red Baccarat box.

Lot: 131 - Hand-Crafted Ceramic Bust Sculpture

Crafted from ceramic, the sculpture has a nest with eggs on the top of the head and is partially glazed and signed A. Beals

Lot: 132 - New Year Wealth, Boy on Carp Incised Lacquered Box

Octagon box, lacquer paint with incised gilt details and black interior. The boy riding the carp is a good luck symbol of increased wealth in the New Year. The incised details with gilt details is to give the impression of cloisonne. The lacquer paint was applied first, then it was incised and the gold detail added. Made in the Peoples Republic of China ca. 1950.

Lot: 133 - Silver Plate Martin & Hall Tea Caddy ca. 1880

Blank - no monogram. An Antique Victorian Silver Plated tea caddy box, in a neoclassical style having an oval straight-sided body, with cast lion-mask and ring handles, an urn-shaped finial sitting on a lid with flat hidden hinge, hand-engraved bands top and bottom, together with neoclassical style engraved swags, and with applied bead-edged borders. Made by Martin Hall & Co., in ca. 1880. No hallmarks.

Lot: 134 - Victorian Pairpoint C1436 Glass & Silver Compote Pair

In fantastic condition. With a history of producing the highest quality glass, examples of Pairpoint’s timeless designs can be found in over 30 museums across the country, including the decorative arts collections of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

Lot: 135 - Chinese Brass Dragon Box

Stamped Made In China on the bottom, this brass box has many uses as a document box, desk-top storage, stash box - the uses are many. Beautifully detailed in superior, clean lines, the characters and the animals are exceptionally realized and in fantastic vintage condition.

Lot: 136 - Japanese Lobed Blue and White Dragonware Moriage Vase

Crafted in the mid part of the 20th century for the export market, this signed, tall moriage vase has an incredibly detailed white dragon on a classic blue and white willow ware background. In very good vintage condition, it is a fabulous decor piece.

Lot: 137 - 3" Ming Dynasty Blue and White Sleeve Vase

Five gods on camel back seem to be having a wonderful ride on this Ming Dynasty sleeve vase. With a distinctive coil raised base, this small vase has all the marks of a Ming era piece. It is in remarkably excellent condition.

Lot: 138 - 5" Qing Dynasty Willow Leaf Blue and White Vase

Elegant, soft flowing lines depict a Chinese garden complete with flowers, vines and trellis. It is unsigned but has all the signs of being a Qing Dynasty vase in decoration and execution. There is some slight staining at the top.

Lot: 139 - Creamware Lions by Bow of London ca. 1745

English lions on stands with shaved creamware manes and tails, marked with the anchor and rope of Bow of England. Active in the mid 18th century and closing by 1776, Bow attempted to rival Chelsea Porcelain Works in the production of soft paste porcelain. Designs imitated imported Chinese and Japanese porcelains and the wares being produced at Chelsea, at the other end of London. From about 1753, Meissen figures were copied, both directly and indirectly through Chelsea. Quality was notoriously uneven; the warm, creamy body of Bow porcelains is glassy and the glaze tends towards ivory. The paste included bone ash, and Bow figures were made by pressing the paste into moulds, rather than the slip-casting used at Chelsea. These are great survivors.

Lot: 140 - Hinged Mahogany Jewelry Box

Felt lined with a well fitted, felt lined, interior tray this jewelry box dates to around the turn of the century. It is unmarked but of very good quality with brass lock and key and an un-monogrammed brass plaque on the top.

Lot: 141 - Japanese Woodblock Samurai

A fantastic 20th century folk style samurai with many wicked tools of the trade. Signed in the upper right. Framed and matted.

Lot: 142 - Majolica Monkey Figural Pitcher

A wonderful and whimsical, ca. early 20th century, hand-painted majolica ceramic monkey pitcher with bamboo handle. The spout is the monkey's mouth.

Lot: 143 - "Remember the Maine" Green Glass Candy Dish

A depression glass, ca. 1930 green glass dish for candy, keys, desk items, etc. These ship shaped glass containers came in many colors but all were made to commemorate the anniversary of the sinking of the USS Maine which precipitated the Spanish American War of 1898.

Lot: 144 - New England Wrought Iron Clam Gathering Basket

Ca. 1900. Heavy wrought iron fixed wire handle basket used for clamming and shell gathering at the beach. Hand made by a cottage industry maker in New England around the turn of the last century, these baskets are used for clamming to this day.

Lot: 145 - French Tole Monkey Holding Potted Palm Candlestick Holders

Weighted, hand-painted metal candle holders, these whimsical simians, are a delightful addition to any tropical decor or party setting. In very good vintage condition.

Lot: 146 - Mid Century Modern Brass Sunburst Candle Sconce

The large solid base of this sconce translates as an imposing presence when mounted to the wall. Gold plated ormolu is finely detailed in the rays of the sconce, probably part of a pair.

Lot: 147 - Bavent French Faience Majolica Yellow Chicks

Each of these chicks is glazed by hand at the Bavent factory creating a unique look for every piece. Probably from a larger set that included a hen and possibly other chicks. Some mild crazing but no breaks or cracks. Makers mark on the bottom of each.

Lot: 148 - English Ceramic Lined Tobacco Barrel

This tobacco barrel is made of oak slats with a stainless steel bale, lid and banding echoed in the monogram medallion marked STD. There is some ceramic staining in the interior. Great man-cave gift, whether for tobacco or not.

Lot: 149 - Mappin and Webb Silver Plate Etched Glass Biscuit Barrel

Sheffield Plate lid and base with fretwork chasing. Barrel features an etched Roman bust. There is a minor glass chip on bottom. Mappin & Webb is a true British treasure with over 240 years of tradition and historical significance in the world of silver and fine jewelry. Renowned for combining timeless craftsmanship with superior quality and contemporary design, they have produced exquisite fine jewelry, elegant silverware, watches, glassware and the unique lifestyle accessories that have long been at the heart of affluent British society

Lot: 150 - Edwardian Three Tier Oval Cake Stand

Three detachable, pierced, footed trays stack within the silver plated cake stand. Used for serving petit four at traditional English tea. Unknown maker and a rare form.

Lot: 151 - Carved Black Forest Style Pyrography Owl

A black forest owl — often made from wood, glass and ceramic — can elevate any home. There are many kinds of the black forest owl, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century.

Lot: 152 - Hand Painted English Faux Book Box with Inlay ca 1870

For as long as there have been books, they have been used to disguise smaller, more intimate items - from cash to weapons and everything in between. This Victorian box comes with the original key which still locks. Red velvet lining has been replaced.

Lot: 153 - Chinese Blank Seal Carved Marble Column Pair

These are Chinese seals or stamp blanks - the columns have no imprint carved in the bottom. Seals have been used by the Chinese for centuries, especially in official and governmental capacities.

Lot: 154 - Qing Dynasty Brass Enameled Monkey Eating A Peach

Rare unmarked figure with two small aperture on bottom. Possibly an obi or belt ornament this monkey is superbly fashioned with a high gloss glaze.

Lot: 155 - 19th Century Chinese Marble Snuff Bottle

With natural inclusions and mottling, this marble snuff bottle has its distinct personality. The agate stopper has been attached to the bottle some time in its past.

Lot: 156 - Chinese Three Piece Etched Pewter Bowl with Lid

A pewter serving bowl for hot or cold dishes. The serving portion is surrounded by the heavily etched floral and figural outer bowl and topped with an etched petal shaped lid. Signed.

Lot: 157 - Satsuma Moriage Maneki Neko Beckoning Cat

Made of stoneware and signed, this is one of the sweetest Japanese cats we have ever seen. Moriage (raised slip or colored clay string decoration) Satsuma (a district in Kagoshima Prefecture), the beckoning and sleeping cat are good luck and good fortune talisman for the people of Japan.

Lot: 158 - Satsuma Moriage Maneki Neko Sleeping Cat

Made of stoneware and signed, this is one of the sweetest Japanese cats we have ever seen. Moriage (raised slip or colored clay string decoration) Satsuma (a district in Kagoshima Prefecture), the beckoning and sleeping cat are good luck and good fortune talisman for the people of Japan.

Lot: 159 - Chinese Porcelain Footed Famille Rose Compote

Moriage (raised string painting) decorated with flowers and vines, this footed compote dates back to the late 19th early 20th century. In a variation of the Famille Rose pattern and colors.

Lot: 160 - Chinese Porcelain Footed Calligraphy Compote

Hand painted with calligraphy and figures, this footed compote is a fascinating transitional piece from ancient techniques and subjects to a more modern approach to painting styles.

Lot: 161 - Chinese Porcelain Eight Immortals and Calligraphy Bowl

Hand painted in a modern form, the figures of the immortals having a blast is an ancient concept and form. It is signed with a stamp chop on the bottom.

Lot: 162 - Chinese Red Kutani Scholar and Musician Bowl

In very good condition. Kutani ware gained international recognition when it was exhibited at the 1873 Vienna World Exposition. Exports to Europe and the United States grew thereafter. Kutani production is centered in Kanazawa, Komatus, Kaga, and Nomi in Ishikawa Province.

Lot: 163 - Waterbury Gingerbread Parlor Mantle Clock

Has all parts including pendulum and key, but is currently not running. Manufactured by Waterbury Clock Company on front dial. Glass has a reverse painted heron with two butterfly and two candelabra.

Lot: 164 - Hand Painted Porcelain Chinese Monkey Compote

Made in the Peoples Republic of China, so it was manufactured in the era of 1950. Painting and patina are marvelous as is the craquelure finish.

Lot: 165 - Staffordshire Enamels Terrier Box 1985

The bulged base is Cobalt and the lid is 100% hand painted. Originating in Bilston, England in 1741, enamel boxes were made to carry snuff, sweets, and beauty spots. Eighteenth century courting couples made them popular as gifts promising lasting affection.

Lot: 166 - Vintage Tole Metal Palm Tree Paper Weight

Metal palm sitting in a lion paw footed bucket creates a great tropic vibe for those itching to get a way for short time. Used as a paperweight it makes sure that your papers don't get away.

Lot: 167 - Bobby Garcia Chimayo, New Mexico Folk Art Cross

In 1999 Bobby Garcia was one of the crew who replaced the old tin roof of the famous Santuario de Chimayo in Chimayo, NM. Combined with wood from the churches old replaced doors from 1940, Bobby has made hundreds of small crosses shared throughout northern New Mexico. This is the most ornate cross we have seen of Bobby's.

Lot: 168 - Modernist Brass Candelabra Pair

Mid-century modern candelabra/vase influenced by the designs of Oscar Torlasco. In burnished brass, these votives have a striking cubist form born from the modernist designs of the mid 20th century.

Lot: 169 - Chinese Blue and White Kylin Style Planter

19th Century What would have been one of a row or grouping of planters leading to the door of a Chinese home. Marked with auspicious characters, this planter and its compatriots would have insured luck and fortune on anyone entering the dwelling. One chip on rim.

Lot: 170 - Chinese Shiwan Ware Green Glaze Planter

Late 18th early 19th century. Shiwan ware is Chinese pottery from the Shiwanzhen near Guangdong as part of the coastal region known as Canton Stonewares. This area has been producing pottery since the Neolithic period to large scale production in the Late Ming dynasty and continues into the present.

Lot: 171 - 19th Century French Ormolu Floral Candelabra

Gilded Brass (ormolu) decoration abounds on this 16 Flowers, 5 Light candelabra. Used as mantle decoration, there would have been a second piece to flank this one in a large Victorian parlor or great room. There are no missing pieces or breaks - all in very good condition.

Lot: 172 - Chinoiserie Faux Bamboo Console Table

Victorian era faux bamboo with rattan shelves supporting glass inserts. Chinoiserie was all the rage in Victorian England where this table, in all likelihood, originated. A fantastic table to go in one of those narrow, hard to fill spaces such as a hallway or behind a sofa. There is some paint loss on the rattan.

Lot: 173 - 19th Century Oil on Canvas Portrait of An English Officer

Produced by an old master in a traditional, mid 19th century style, this half portrait of a bearded gentleman is probably an English officer. The horn on the epaulette is perhaps fanciful as we cannot find any branch of any nation's military that is similar to it. Abrasion on right of canvas.

Lot: 174 - Metal Blackamoore Figure

Used in many a tableau, this figure usually comes in pairs. The hands are designed to hold metallic rope from which is suspended any of a number of items such as shells, lights, and vases.

Lot: 175 - Justryte Kettle Hearth Stand

It does exactly what the name implies. It sits on the hearth to place your tea kettle on when heating water. It can also be used as a pot stand when cooking over the open fire. Made of cast iron it can be adjusted to multiple heights by a column thumbscrew.

Lot: 176 - 19th Century Pennsylvania Dutch Painted Chest

A bucolic scene of a windmill in the countryside dominates the hand painting on the front of this chest. A flower and vine motif runs over the sides and top. Unfortunately the back panel has been painted over. On the inside of the lid is written "Het Palet Makkum" translated as The Makkum Palet. Makkum is a small village in the Freisland Province of the Netherlands famous for its blue and white and pastel tiles. In the Makkum Palet would seem to imply that the original artist was working within the influence of that tradition. The sides retain their original metal handles but there is a crack down center of the top.

Lot: 177 - Daum France Pate de Verre Crystal Glass Rabbit with Black Eyes

Created by Daum, in Nancy, France. Daum continues to make this piece which retails for about $450-$515. However, the newer pieces no longer have the black glass eyes, simply an orb where the eye would be. This bunny is in great condition and would be a great addition to any collection of crystal. Signed Daum France on the bottom.

Lot: 178 - Lucite Art Deco Virgin Mary Statue

Slender Erte style art deco representation of the Virgin Mary with Halo. Crafted sometime in the mid 20th century, this very slender art deco Mary is shown in prayer. Her lucite body is fairly translucent, so light from behind allows all of her features to stand out.

Lot: 179 - 19th Century Chinese Red Lacquered Trunk On Stand

Raised on a later, custom-made stand, the original warm red lacquer of this early 19th century trunk is in good condition. With original paint on front and original brasses. This coffer could have been used as a document box, a traveling storage container, or blanket chest. You can use it for what you like.

Lot: 180 - Wendover's Ltd. of England Tall Carved Pine Bookcase

Wendover's Ltd. of England has been making quality carved bookcases for decades. This bookcase features fixed shelves and ribbon carved accents in an English country house style. It is in very good condition. As Wendover's has ben making this style of pine bookcase for decades, it is difficult to determine its age. That could range from the 1920s 'till now.

Lot: 181 - Herat Navy & Rust Persian Throw Rug 2'x3'

Among Persian wool rugs, Herat rugs seem to excel in design, color, and fineness of knotting. A smaller example, this rug is great for smaller areas such as a bedside or under a side table. In good condition, it needs a good cleaning.

Lot: 182 - Kilim Green and Blue Area Rug 2'x3'

Kilim, a word of Turkish origin, denotes a pile-less rug of many uses produced by one of several flat weaving techniques that have a common or closely related heritage and are practiced in the geographical area that includes parts of Turkey (Anatolia and Thrace), North Africa, the Balkans, the Caucasus, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Central Asia and China. This rug is in good condition with some minor fading.

Lot: 183 - Kilim Red and Blue Rug 4'x2.5'

Kilim, a word of Turkish origin, denotes a pile-less rug of many uses produced by one of several flat weaving techniques that have a common or closely related heritage and are practiced in the geographical area that includes parts of Turkey (Anatolia and Thrace), North Africa, the Balkans, the Caucasus, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Central Asia and China. In good condition, there are small sections of fading and wear.

Lot: 184 - 18th Century Anglo-Indian Damchiya Dowry Chest

Dowries are an important part of many cultures and dowry chests are an important part of a young woman's possessions that she brings to a traditional marriage. This chest is an English import that probably came originally from India. Hand hammered iron straps secure the wooden sides and top, the bottom is slatted and the entire box sits on bracket feet. The original hook closure allows for a small lock or pin. There is a divider that was added recently for stabilization.

Lot: 185 - Gold Carved Gilt Gesso Double Framed Mirror

Gesso and wood are the primary materials for the frame in this large, gilt mirror. The mirror is a later addition, but is of high quality plate glass. There is some separation at the corners of the frame, but the gesso is intact and complete. This mirror is a real stunner and would make a great addition to a hallway or bedroom.

Lot: 186 - Teak Folding Screen - Carved Room Divider

Used for room separation or as a discreet dressing lounge, this room screen is probably Indonesian. Iconic bohemian decor, 4 panel folding screen with leaf and vine carving. 73" high with each panel at 20" wide. The carving goes throughout the screen, and the top panels are removable. A very excellent and discreet piece.

Lot: 187 - Four Post English Oak Draw Leaf Dining Table

This solid English oak antique draw leaf, refectory, farmhouse kitchen dining table has a lovely solid oak paneled top which, when closed, seats six people. Draw the extending leaves out, the table seats ten. It is supported by carved cup and cover legs united by stretchers. There is a center support with two additional acorn supports and a decorative fan escutcheon. Draw leaves are controlled by brass rotating levers, one of which needs tightening. Both leaves are fully functional and easy to operate. Two of the feet have been chipped, but that does not effect the level or operation of the table. One draw leaf has easily repaired scratches.

Lot: 188 - Art Deco Wood & Glass Console Table with Curved Base

Classic art deco design table with curved wood legs and tempered glass top from the early part of the 20th century. It was purchased in New York by a respected antiques dealer and brought to Taos nearly 30 years ago. Great for a hallway or entryway or as sofa table or end of bed table. The wood base has lost some paint, but the glass top is in fantastic condition.

Lot: 189 - Early 20th Century Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co. Billiard Ball Rack

All original paint with wear commensurate to its age, this rack came from a small, 6 table pool hall. Each shelf has a small depression running the full length to hold your billiard balls in place. Unmarked, the style and type of numbers as well as the construction leave little doubt that this bilard rack is made by Brunswick.

Lot: 190 - Chinese Celadon Table Lamp

In China, the craftsmanship of celadon glaze was very mature, with soft color and thick glaze, just like lake water. On the bottle is a hand-painted scene of gardeners placing pots in a rock garden being overseen by a horticulturist. The porcelain body sits on a wooden base and the light works!

Lot: 191 - Vintage Brass Double Light Table Lamp

The segmented body of this lamp leads down to a brass tray base. Wired for two bulbs, this is a very versatile lamp. Simple and elegant design.

Lot: 192 - Vintage Hollywood Regency Lucite Table Lamp

An early design, this stunning lucite double light lamp is in all original condition. The square base has accents of brushed gold aluminum and the center wiring column can be see through the clear lamp stem. It is wired for double lamps so it is quite versatile. The entire lamp is strengthened and tightened by the center column.

Lot: 193 - Mexican Cobalt Blue Rim Glassware

The set includes a pitcher with 4 wine glasses, 2 water goblets, and 2 tumblers. Mexican manufacturers have been selling these cobalt blue rimmed glasses for ages, and it's easy to see why. Simple and straightforward, and hand-blown, they are a quality addition to your beverage cart.

Lot: 194 - French Country Farmhouse 19th Century Trestle Table

This beautiful oak farmhouse table from late-19th century France features a top constructed of four panels with breadboards over an apron with two drawers, one on each side – perfect for flatware and linen storage! The turned legs are joined by a T-form trestle, which not only adds to the sturdiness of the table, it also allows clearance for seating at both ends. With one small drawer each side and cubby on one end, this was probably designed as a work table or a pantry table for food and place setting preparation.

Lot: 195 - Gentleman's Chifferobe ca 1940

Great original patina with original old hardware. Right side has interior shelf with hanger bar and bottom shoe bar, left has 5 shelves. The right door needs some work as it doesn't close completely at the bottom.

Lot: 196 - Sadao Watanabe Noah's Ark Mingei Style Print ca 1984

Print on rice paper taken from original wood block strike 7/100 as seen on lower left. Signed in print and transferred to rice paper print lower right. High quality impression with vibrant colors and whimsical characters. Unframed.

Lot: 197 - Sadao Watanabe "The Last Supper" Mingei Style Print 1973

Very popular and well collected artist. Mingei (Japanese folk art) style rendering was a hallmark of this Tokyo artist. Stamped and signed and ready to be framed.

Lot: 198 - Kerman Persian Rug 80"x50"

Kerman rugs are named after their place of origin: the city of Kerman Iran. Kerman rugs are usually wool woven on cotton foundations with fine weaves and may include floral motifs, curvilinear styling, and/or elaborate pictorial scenes. This rug is in very good condition with no fading or holes.

Lot: 199 - Heriz Persian Rug 85"x51"

Often found in room-sizes Heriz rugs can feature large, bold central medallions, and all-over designs. Typically with predominantly red or ivory fields these carpets are highly desirable with designers. Rug is in very good condition with no fading, patches or holes.

Lot: 200 - Maslaghan Persian Runner 91" x 34"

Maslaghan rugs, nicknamed by their lightning bolt design feature sharp medallions often with red, orange and blue color schemes. Some of these rugs are also referred to as Melayers. Rug is in very good condition with no fading, patches or holes. Great runner.

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