Auction: Sunday, September 18, 2016


Lot# 1: VIENNESE PATINATED BRONZE ARMS SELLER
depicted seated on a carpet
6 1/2 inches wide; 5 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 2: THREE-PIECE FRENCH PORCELAIN, GILT BRONZE, & CHAMPLEVE GARNITURE
comprising a compote and a pair of vases the vases with a porcelain body of children in a landscape
each vase: 10 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 3: CHINESE ENAMELED SILVER RHINO-FORM BOX
the small rhino finial surmounting a larger one; with blue foliate enamel and turquoise cabochons throughout
10 1/2 inches long
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 4: PAIR OF CHINESE ENAMELED GILT SILVER TEA CADDIES
each with iris design and turquoise cabochons
6 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 5: SET OF THREE ENAMELED CHINESE GILT SILVER BIRD BOXES
Condition: with some damage to enamel plumage
the largest: 7 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 6: SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN CACHEPOT
with gilt metal mounts and a central reserve depicting a garden scene with two couples
8 1/4 inches diameter; 9 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 7: PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN COVERED VASES
decorated with gilt accents and rocaille mounts; each having reserves of a woman and cherub in a landscape, signed "Rollin"
16 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 8: FRENCH GILT BRONZE & PAINTED TRIPTYCH TABLE SCREEN
in the Louis XV style, the triptych gilt metal cartouche frame surrounding a painted design of cherubs in a landscape Condition: with damage and loss to paper
21 1/2 total inches; 15 inches high
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 9: THAI PARCEL GILT IRON OFFERTORY BOAT
the boat being held by stand
38 1/2 inches long
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 10: AFTER ALESSANDRO MAGNASCO: "CHRIST & PONTIUS PILATE"
oil on canvas
32 x 27 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 11: NAPOLEON III EBONIZED & MARQUETRY CABINET
the shaped white marble top above an ebonized case with floral inlaid doors
50 inches wide; 19 1/2 inches deep; 50 inches high
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 12: MANNER OF INNOCENZIO (FLAMINIO) MINOZZI: "INTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL FANTASY"
ink & washes on paper with coloring Condition: some stains and minor spotting Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 151-- Gore Vidal's Bedroom at La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
10 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 13: AFTER GEORGES BRAQUE: ENAMELED COPPER PLAQUE
signed lower right
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 14: "CHURCH WITH BAPTISMAL FONT AND BYZANTINE FRESCOES ON ARCHED CEILING"
19th century Italian School oil on canvas Condition: relined and lightly restored Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 15: PAIR OF CONTINENTAL NEOCLASSICAL STYLE CARVED GILTWOOD AND GESSO THREE LIGHT WALL SCONCES
the scroll branches emanating from a pierced backplate, decorated with foliage cornucopia and flower head ornament and centered by an oval panel depicting classical figures Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
35 x 17 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 16: ORMOLU MOUNTED MALACHITE BOX
the rectangular hinged malachite top with a centered portrait medallion of a duchess; the body set on four gilt paw feet
15 3/4 wide; 10 inches deep; 5 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 17: PAIR OF ROYAL BONN PORCELAIN PLANTERS
each body decorated with a floral motif and having a gilt rim and foot with applied lion masque handles
12 1/2 inches diameter; 14 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 18: GEORGIAN OAK WELSH DRESSER
the rectangular top with three apron drawers
80 inches wide; 20 1/2 inches deep; 33 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 19: ARTHUR HARRINGTON: "COUNTRY LANDSCAPE, 1906-1908"
oil on canvas signed and dated illegibly lower right inscribed ‘Herr Prof Hugler’ on top stretcher verso Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
32 x 47 1/2 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 20: DAVID JAMES: "CRASHING WAVES"
circa 1885 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right Condition: with 1 1/2 inch tear to center skyline
24 x 42 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 21: GEORGIAN CHINOISERIE LACQUERED TALL CASE CLOCK
the decorated hood above a silvered and brass clock face and long case
99 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 22: IVO HAUPTMANN: "WOMEN SEATED BY THE SEASHORE"
oil on canvas signed lower left
13 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 23: W. CHARLES NOWELL: "THE WHITE PITCHER"
oil on canvas signed lower left
26 x 24 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 24: SPANISH INLAID VARGUENO ON STAND
the breakfront upper cabinet with a central niche door opening to a fitted interior flanked by four drawers on each side on a Spanish style walnut trestle table of a later date
the cabinet: 40 1/2 inches wide; 14 1/2 inches deep; 21 1/2 inches high; 55 total inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 25: ROYAL COPENHAGEN PORCELAIN UMBRELLA STAND
depicting daffodils in the foreground with a lake scene landscape behind; numbered x49818 below and signed St. Ussing
23 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 26: DUNCAN MCCLENNAN: ETCHED GLASS BOWL
blown, layered and etched glass in blue, decorated with Arabic numerals and a central band of lizards
11 1/2 inches high; 14 1/2 inches diameter
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 27: DUNCAN MCCLELLAN: OVOID RED BLOWN & ETCHED GLASS URN
blown, layered and etched glass
16 1/2 inches high; 14 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 28: DUNCAN MCCLELLAN: ETCHED GLASS AMPHORA
the blown, layered and etched glass amphora in royal blue to green with metallic collar suspended on a double arm metal stand
20 inches high; 12 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 29: CHINESE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID ALTAR TABLE
the rectangular top with a floral and avian inlaid apron and legs
39 1/2 inches wide; 22 1/2 inches deep; 42 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 30: CHINESE ENAMELED PLANTER
the lotus shaped rim above a body with enameled panels raised on elephant supports
20 1/2 inches diameter; 17 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 31: MAURICE STERNE: "HOLLYHOCKS"
circa 1917 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right Provenance: Milch Gallery, New York Exhibited Hirsch & Adler, No. 19, 1962
37 x 28 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,500
Lot# 32: OSZKAR GLATZ: "PORTRAIT OF A SEATED MAN"
oil on canvas signed lower left
19 1/2 x 14 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 33: RUSSIAN ICON
depicting twelve ecclesiastical scenes centered by a central icon Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 102-- Gore Vidal's Bedroom at La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
21 x 18 inches
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 34: PAIR OF MOORISH BONE-INLAID MIRRORS
each with an inlaid Arabesque frame
80 x 49 1/2 inches
Estimate: 5,000/6,000
Lot# 35: ERTE ETCHED GLASS VASE
"Star Struck" pattern hand carved and cased glass vase
19 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,000
Lot# 36: ERTE ETCHED GLASS VASE
"Diana" pattern hand carved and cased glass vase
19 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 37: PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE CARVED & GILTWOOD CONSOLES
each serpentine-shaped marble top over a pierced frieze carved with scrolls and foliage on scrolled supports and a conforming stretcher
54 inches wide; 18 inches deep; 33 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 38: ALFRED FOWLER PATTEN: "PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN"
circa 1867 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right
24 x 20 inches
Estimate: 1,000/2,000
Lot# 39: IVO HAUPTMANN: SAILBOATS IN THE HARBOR"
oil on canvas signed lower right
15 x 18 inches
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 40: CARL GELLES: MARBLE BUST OF A YOUNG GIRL
Note: accompanied by copy of letter from Auguste Rodin to Carl Gelles
approximately 15 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 41: CARL GELLES: MARBLE BUST OF A YOUNG GIRL
Note: accompanied by copy of letter from Auguste Rodin to Carl Gelles
approximately 16 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 42: EMPIRE ORMOLU MOUNTED SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE
the upper section with a pediment atop a glazed two door bookshelf resting on a commode with a writing surface and three long drawers
54 inches wide; 24 inches deep; 112 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 43: PAIR OF FRENCH GILT BRONZE & BLUE PORCELAIN VASES
mounted as table lamps; each having gilt bronze nereid mounts on a cobalt porcelain body with a Neoclassic foot
24 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 44: PAIR OF NEOCLASSIC STYLE DORE BRONZE OCCASIONAL TABLES
each having a shaped square granite top above slender Neoclassic supports
20 1/2 inches squared; 20 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 45: LOUIS XVI STYLE CARVED GILTWOOD & AUBUSSON UPHOLSTERED SALON SUITE
comprising a canape and four fauteuils; each with tapestry upholstery surrounding a Neoclassic frame with trophy surmount and rams head terminals
canape measuring 64 inches wide
Estimate: 7,000/10,000
Lot# 46: ITALIAN CARVED ALABASTER FOOTED URN
the circular basin top having grape clusters and masques of Bacchus atop a column support with three kneeling nudes at base
19 inches diameter; 15 inches high
Estimate: 1,800/2,500
Lot# 47: SPANISH BAROQUE STYLE LIBRARY TABLE
the rectangular top with a molded rim above a single frieze drawer, shaped supports, and an iron stretcher
52 1/2 inches wide; 30 1/2 inches deep; 30 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 48: CHINESE GILT SILVER, ENAMEL, & NEPHRITE CENSER
the archaic-style vessel with a foo lion toggle finial and stylized & enamel decoration
4 1/4 inches wide; 5 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 49: PAIR OF CHINESE ENAMELED GILT SILVER PUMPKIN BOXES
each lid and body with foliate enamel and turquoise & coral cabochons
5 1/2 inches diameter; 4 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 50: CHELSEA PORCELAIN GROUP OF THE FOUR CONTINENTS
each allegorical figure standing on a rocaille
11 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 51: EMPIRE STYLE ORMOLU MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT
the rectangular top with specimen marble inlay above a neoclassic frame having columnar supports
48 inches wide; 30 inches deep; 31 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 52: LOUIS XVI STYLE BRONZE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK
from the Paris studio of Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley Condition: with front glass plate missing, chip to enamel at two mark, back plate missing exposing movement
20 1/2 inches wide; 23 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 53: SUITE OF EIGHT PORTUGUESE BAROQUE ROSEWOOD ARM CHAIRS
each with a scrolled back and splat with studded leather seats
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 54: TWELVE LIMOGES PORCELAIN SERVICE PLATES
each having a central scene of figures after Angelica Kauffman; with green and gilt border
11 1/4 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 55: PAIR OF FRENCH GILT BRONZE & CUT GLASS GIRANDOLES
the scroll branches emanating from a turned standard, suspended with beaded drapes and spherical prism drops, on turned bases Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
height approximately 29 inches
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 56: NEOCLASSICAL STYLE STONE & GLASS DINING TABLE
the rectangular glass top with bowed ends, the supports centered by armorial devices within turned moldings on plinth bases Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 100-- the Dining Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
height 29 1/2in; width 83in; depth 39 1/2in
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 57: PAIR OF JAPANESE SATSUMA PORCELAIN URNS
Condition: loss to one dragon handle
37 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 58: PAIR OF CHINESE CARVED STONE TWO PART GARDEN SEATS
each having a round top on a square base with foo lion supports
18 inches diameter; 20 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 59: INDIAN LAHOUR CARPET
12'1" x 15'4"
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 60: RENE LALIQUE MOLDED & STAINED GLASS "PENTHIEVRE" VASE
circa 1928; Marcilhac, 1011 deep blue & white stained inscribed and numbered below
10 inches high
Estimate: 15,000/20,000
Lot# 61: PAIR OF ITALIAN BAROQUE STYLE PAINTED & PARCEL GILT PRICKETS
the baluster columns decorated with foliage on tripartite bases ending in paw feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 148-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
19 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 62: RAY HOWLETT: "ASCENDING COLOR"
acrylic light box
25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 63: JACK BUSH: "LINCOLN CENTRE"
circa 1974 lithograph in colors signed, numbered 142/144, and dated lower left Condition: water damage to the bottom including light staining and slight buckling, mostly affecting the corners
61 1/2 x 37 inches sight
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 64: NEOCLASSIC STYLE MALACHITE TOP TABLE
the rectangular malachite top with checkerboard center and bronze rim atop a neoclassic gilt bronze base
47 1/2 inches wide; 24 inches deep; 36 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 65: CLAUDE VENARD: "LE MODELE A L'ECHIAVIER"
oil on canvas signed lower left Provenance: The Estate of Steve Allen & Jayne Meadows; featured in a home photo with the Allens and George Burns
28 1/2 X 23 1/2 inches
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 66: NORTHERN ITALIAN BAROQUE WALNUT BAMBOCCI
the upper cabinet three apron drawers having figural pulls above a drop front writing surface opening to a fitted classical interior atop a cabinet with two short drawers and a two door cupboard
29 1/2 inches wide; 13 inches deep; 63 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 67: PABLO PICASSO: "LA RONDE DE LA JEUNESSE"
circa 1961 lithograph in colors signed and numbered 96/200
25 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 68: PABLO PICASSO: "LE CLOWN"
circa 1962 lithograph in colors signed lower right and numbered 80/200
25 1/2 x 20 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 69: PABLO PICASSO: EXPOSITION 1958 VALLAURIS
circa 1958 lithograph in colors signed and numbered 136/175
30 1/4 x 25 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 70: PABLO PICASSO: "LA RONDE DE LA JEUNESSE"
circa 1959 lithograph in colors signed lower right and numbered 192/200
25 1/2 x 20 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 71: ITALIAN RENAISSANCE STYLE WALNUT LIBRARY TABLE
the rectangular top above two apron drawers having supports by lyre form legs with a central stretcher
78 1/2 inches wide; 35 1/2 inches deep; 32 inches high
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 72: DAVID HOCKNEY: "MAN"
photo lithograph in black and white pencil signed and numbered; edition 7/60
15 x 18 1/2 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 73: EDWARD RUSCHA: "DISH"
circa 1973 lithograph signed and numbered 171/250 Printed: Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles Published for Neighbors of Watts, Los Angeles Provenance: Neighbors of Watts fundraising project, Los Angeles
3 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 74: NAPOLEON III GILT BRONZE & BRONZE FIGURAL CLOCK
depicting an Orientalist figure reclining in a sedan chair atop an elephant, attended by two blackamoors
15 inches wide; 17 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 75: FRENCH ORMOLU MOUNTED & EBONIZED DISPLAY CABINET
with ormolu and French porcelain mounts throughout
34 1/2 inches wide; 15 inches deep; 43 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 76: JANE HAMMOND: "SCRAPBOOK"
three-dimensional collage with pigmented inkjet, woodcut, and watercolor signed lower right
26 x 40 inches sight
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 77: LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT
stamped Haentges Freres the molded rectangular top with brown and parcel gilt leather writing surface above three shaped frieze drawers, on cabriole legs headed by gilt bronze caryatids terminating in bronze sabots
69 inches wide; 35 1/2 inches deep; 30 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 78: PAIR OF FRENCH CRYSTAL PLANTERS
each circular body with a molded gilt bronze rim and rams masque handles set on four short feet
13 1/2 inches diameter; 10 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 79: SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN ORMOLU-MOUNTED URN GARNITURE
the body with a pink ground and Neoclassic mounts having a roundel depicting figures in a park landscape on one side and a lake scene landscape on the other Condition: with chip to rim
33 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 80: PAIR OF MOORISH OCTAGONAL SIDE TABLES
each having an octagonal top with geometric mother of pearl inlay on a conforming Arabesque base
21 1/2 inches squared; 41 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 81: PAIR OF CHINESE SILVER & ENAMEL PHOENIX-FORM BOXES
each with a bird-form finial atop an enameled body with phoenix design
5 inches wide; 6 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 82: PAIR OF CHINESE GILT SILVER, ENAMEL, & TURQUOISE EGG-FORM BOXES
each archaic-form body with a sectional lid, enamel design and turquoise & coral cabochons
4 inches diameter; 6 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 83: CHINESE ENAMELED GILT SILVER COVERED BOX
with enameled design and turquoise & coral inlay on the lid and body with a jadeite bangle inset at top of body
7 inches high
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 84: SET OF THREE ENAMELED CHINESE SILVER & JADE-MOUNTED BOXES
each lid having inlaid semi-precious stones on a body with two mounted jade bangles interspersed with foliate design and stones
3 1/4 inches diameter; 4 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 85: PAIR OF CHINESE CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN FIGURES OF SAGES RIDING ELEPHANTS
each parcel gilt and polychrome figure set atop elephants Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
11 inches wide; 9 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,000
Lot# 86: NAPOLEON III EBONIZED & BOULLE CABINET
the upper case with two glazed paneled doors and foliate inlay throughout resting on a stand with ormolu mounts and a scalloped apron
55 inches wide; 20 inches deep; 68 inches high
Estimate: 1,800/2,500
Lot# 87: ALFRED POLLENTINE: "FISHING BOATS IN A STORMY SEA"
circa 1879 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right
30 x 50 inches
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 88: PAIR OF NEOCLASSICAL STYLE GILT METAL & CARVED GILTWOOD TWO LIGHT WALL SCONCES
the trumpet form arms emanating from a ribbon tide oak leaf and acorn swag backplate Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes 1977 [p. 150-- the Hall of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
40 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 89: "THE MARRAIGE OF CORIOLANUS"
18th century Italian School oil on canvas Condition: scattered restorations, a small loss at lower left quadrant Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
34 x 32 1/2 inches
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 90: PAIR OF VENETIAN PAINTED COMMODES
each having a D-shaped green marble top above a single frieze drawers and a pair of curved painted doors
48 inches wide; 21 inches deep; 37 inches high
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 91: GANDHARA SCHIST HEAD OF BUDDHA
having uma and elongated ears Literature: for a similar example see "The Art of Gandhara," 2007 [p 66; item 48, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY]
18 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 92: INSHO DOMOTO: ""UNTITLED"
mixed media on paper signed lower right Provenance: The Estate of Steve Allen & Jayne Meadows
12 1/2 x 16 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 93: KINUKO CRAFT: TWO WATERCOLORS
depicting an amorous couple on a rug surrounded by skeletal remains before the White House in disrepair; and an Indian style horse headed god on a raft in the river with spectators and the New York skyline in the background with a 747 flying towards (2) watercolor and gouache on paper each signed Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
each measuring 15 3/4 x 15 3/4 (sight)
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 94: JAMES GILL: "BLUE NUDE"
circa 1950 oil on canvas signed lower right Provenance: From the Estate of Louis & Annette Kaufman
19 x 29 1/2 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 95: "FLORENTIAN FANTASY"
gouache on canvas signed "Frankfurter" Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
35 x 60 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,500
Lot# 96: VENETIAN CARVED WALNUT SETTEE
the carved base flanked by two carved figures holding each arm aloft terminating into carved cherubs
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 97: SIGMOND POLLITZER: "GIANT HEAD OF CONSTANTINE"
circa 1965 oil on canvas signed and dated lower left titled verso Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 150-- the Dining Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
40 x 68 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 98: ROYAL CROWN DERBY PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE
"Olde Avesbury" pattern; with modern mark after 1963 comprising 13 dinner plates (10 1/4"), 10 salad plates (8 1/2"), 13 bread plates (6 1/8"), 13 cream soups with 13 saucers, 13 tea cups with 13 saucers, 12 crescent bone dishes (8 1/2"), 13 goblets (5" high), an octagonal serving bowl, an oval tray, a pair of candlesticks (10" high), a coffee pot, sugar & creamer, 8 cigarette cups, 6 oval ashtrays or nut dishes (5 1/2", with boxes), and 6 square ashtrays or nut dishes (3", with boxes) 140 total pieces
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 99: CONTINENTAL PAPIER MACHE EBONIZED TABLE JARDINIERE
of shaped oval outline inset with a zinc liner and decorated with panels of flora within trellis work borders raised on a pierced quadruped support with scroll feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
height 30 1/2in; width 24in; depth 16in
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 100: VICTORIAN STYLE PAINTED SIDE TABLE
the rectangular top depicting a scene of figures outside a cottage supported by square tapered legs
32 inches wide; 23 inches deep; 30 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 101: NEST OF THREE REGENCY CHINOISERIE DECORATED OCCASIONAL TABLES
the tops decorated with figures in formal landscapes on pierced, standard end supports and splayed legs joined by a stretcher Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
the tallest: 24 inches wide; 17 1/2 inches deep; 28 inches high
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 102: JAPANESE SATSUMA PORCELAIN THREE PIECE GARNITURE
comprising a censer and two vases each depicting figures and a dragon in a landscape
the vases measuring: 16 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 103: PAIR OF NEOCLASSIC STYLE GILT BRONZE & MALACHITE TABLES
each shaped round malachite top set into a gilt bronze base on bamboo supports
23 1/2 inches diameter; 28 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 104: HENRY ETIENNE DUMAIGE: "TWO NEOCLASSICAL WOMEN"
gilt bronze group inscribed in casting
25 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 105: CZESLAV ZUBER: "LES BETES"
circa 1987 painted glass sculpture signed and dated on back at bottom Provenance: Suzel Berna Gallery, Antibes
approximately 11 1/2 x 17 x 4 1/2 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 106: CONTINENTAL BAROQUE STYLE CARVED OAK CENTER TABLE
incorporating antique and later elements; the rectangular top above a fluted frieze raised on spirally turned legs joined by stretchers and ending in block feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
48 inches wide; 26 inches deep; 30 inches high
Estimate: 300/500
Lot# 107: LOUIS XVI STYLE GILTWOOD SALON SUITE
comprising a canape and four fauteuils, each with striped silk upholstery
the settee: 58 1/2 inches wide
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 108: PAIR OF FRENCH ROCK CRYSTAL THREE-LIGHT GIRANDOLES
each with a rock crystal stem supporting gilt branches with rock crystal drops and purple crystal beads
28 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 109: LOUIS XV STYLE CARVED DINING TABLE
together with twelve dining chairs comprising a pair of armchairs and ten side chairs; each upholstered in red and beige silk damask the large rectangular top with a cartouche molded rim above a pierced apron and cabriole supports
132 inches wide; 48 inches deep; 30 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 110: TABRIZ CARPET
center pole medallion, allover herati and lattice design, five stripe border with cartouches in tones of white, salmon, green and pale yellow
15' x 20'9"
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 111: PAIR OF GERMAN PORCELAIN FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
each having a basket form finial above scrolled candle arms and a pierced base with an applied floral garland and reclining women on a rocaille base Condition: with loss and repair to appliqué
16 inches diameter; 26 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 112: PAIR OF FRENCH PAINTED LEATHER PANELS
each leather panel laid down on board painting in three parts depicting rural landscapes with romanticized woman, man, and flock
82 x 23 inches
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 113: PAIR OF ITALIAN PAINTED & PARCEL GILT CONSOLE TABLES
each with a shaped rectangular top, decorated apron and two cabriole front legs and two straight square hind legs
39 3/4 inches wide; 18 inches deep; 35 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 114: PAIR OF CAST STONE ALLEGORICAL FIGURES
one reclining figure holding a basket of flowers; the other, shafts of wheat
25 inches wide; 22 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 115: PAIR OF IRON MANOR GATES
each with foliate design
157 total inches wide; 112 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 116: JOSE BEDIA: "ESPIRITU DEL TABACO VERDE"
oil and acrylic on canvas signed lower right Provenance: The Estate of David Copley, La Jolla
70 x 105 inches
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 117: STEINWAY & SONS EBONY CASE GRAND PIANO
with bench; model O, circa 1908, serial no. 133288
5'10"
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 118: STEINWAY & SONS EBONY CASE GRAND PIANO
with bench; model M, circa 1914, serial no. 166979
5'7"
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 119: STEINWAY & SONS MAHOGANY CASE GRAND PIANO
with bench; model A, circa 1911, serial no. 154921
6'2"
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 120: STEINWAY & SONS MAHOGANY CASE GRAND PIANO
with bench; model L, circa 1959, serial no. 365019
5'10 1/2"
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 121: RON PIPPIN: "CELESTIAL ARMOR #3"
sculpture of leather armor flanked by a pair of metal bladed wings Provenance: Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, "Ron Pippin: A Survey: 1980-1995" (March 18-April 22, 1995)
159 inches wide
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 122: PAIR OF CHINESE PORCELAIN GINGER JARS
each having a body with landscape roundels on a gilt decorated blue ground, on wooden bases
36 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/5,000
Lot# 123: MOORISH STYLE CARVED HARDWOOD & MOSAIC TILE TOP COFFEE TABLE
the square top with geometric ornament within molded edge above a lattice work frieze on shaped legs ending in bun feet Condition: with loss to tesserae on top Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 148-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
48 inches square; 16 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 124: RENAISSAINCE STYLE WROUGHT IRON TRESTLE TABLE
the rectangular top above an iron base
130 inches wide; 39 1/2 inches deep; 301/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 125: ELEVEN OAK & LEATHER UPHOLSTERED DINING CHAIRS
each having an upholstered leather back and cushion on turned wood legs and stretcher
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 126: LOUIS XV STYLE PAINTED & PARCEL GILT CANAPE
the painted and parcel gilt frame with light-blue upholstery on cabriole legs
130 inches wide
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 127: KIRMAN CARPET
11'11" x 19'1"
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 128: PAIR OF POMPEIAN STYLE BRONZE CENTAURS
each on a rouge marble plinth
the larger 42 inches wide; 59 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 129: PATINATED METAL CLASSICAL STYLE TORSOS
each on a tapered black marble pedestal depicting two Roman gods
79 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 130: LARGE MARBLE FIGURE OF NUDE WOMAN
54 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 131: VENETIAN GILTWOOD & LEATHER SEDAN CHAIR
Rococo design with painted and gilded leather
74 inches high 38 1/2 inches deep x 33 1/2 inches wide
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 132: PAIR OF FRENCH RENAISSANCE STYLE GILT BRONZE SIX-LIGHT SCONCES
each trophy form body with scrolls supporting six candle arms
38 x 29 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 133: CHINESE SILK CARPET
in the Persian style
7'9" x 10'3"
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 134: GIUSEPPE RIVAROLI: "KNIGHT ON HORESBACK PILLAGING"
oil on canvas signed and inscribed lower right Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
24 x 40 inches
Estimate: 1,200/1,800
Lot# 135: GIUSEPPE RIVAROLI: "ARMORED EQUESTRIAN WARRIOR ADDRESSING HIS TROOPS"
oil on canvas signed lower right Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
20 x 24 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 136: JAMES THURBER: "COUPLE STANDING AT BEDSIDE"
pencil on paper signed lower right Provenance: Illustration House--New York: May 6, 1995 [Lot 116] Heritage Auction Galleries--Dallas: June 5, 2008 [Lot 66329] The Estate of Sam Simon, benefiting the Sam Simon Charitable Giving Foundation
28 x 22 1/2 inches
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 137: NEOCLASSIC STYLE MICROMOSAIC TOP OCCASIONAL TABLE
the round top with a pietra dura border and micro-mosaic scenes of ruins surrounding a central motif of birds at a fountain; atop a caryatid base
29 inches diameter; 30 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 138: AFTER GUILLAUME COUSTOU THE YOUNGER: "LA MUSIQUE S'INSPIRE DE LA POESIE"
bronze group with a brown patina, on a marble pedestal
18 inches wide; 30 inches high; 75 1/2 total inches high
Estimate: 4,000/5,000
Lot# 139: GERMAN PAINTED STAINED GLASS ROUNDEL
possibly late 16th century depicting an apothecary scene and with the name ‘Caspar Vidall’ Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
3 1/2 inches
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 140: PAIR OF MONUMENTAL PATINATED BRONZE JAPANESE URNS
the upper and middle sections of each body decorated with cranes, birds, branches and leaves, the lower sectionals decorated with dragon turtles
53 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 141: PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN VASES
mounted as table lamps decorated in floral motif and roosters throughout
the vases measuring 23 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 142: LOUIS PHILIPPE PORCELAIN-MOUNTED CABINET
the D-shaped burl wood top with a molded rim above a frieze having inset porcelain plaques above a pair of central doors flanked by curved glass doors
70 inches wide; 18 1/2 inches deep; 42 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 143: FRENCH GILT BRONZE & ENAMEL MANTLE CLOCK
the urn form finial above a Neoclassic case with caryatids flanking a central clock face
17 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 144: CHINESE FOUR PANEL FLOOR SCREEN
solid teak, each panel carved with serpents, dragons, blossoms, and scrolls
each panel measuring 23 1/2 inches wide; 81 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 145: JORGE MARIN: "WINGED FIGURE"
polychrome bronze
51 inches high
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 146: PHILIP & KELVIN LAVERNE "CHAN" CENTER TABLE
patinated, etched bronze, and wood table the round top depicting a Chinese landscape with figures on an octagonal base
47 1/2 inches diameter; 29 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 147: PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE CARVED & GILTWOOD BERGERES
each with beige and blue striped silk upholstered back and loose seat
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 148: EMILE OTHON FRIESZ: "HONFLEUR"
circa 1930 oil on canvas signed and dated lower left initialed, dated, and titled verso Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
24 x 20 inches
Estimate: 15,000/20,000
Lot# 149: CONSTANTIN TERECHKOVITCH: "JARDIN DE MR.CORNIAU A AVALLON"
oil on canvas signed lower right signed and titled on stretcher Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
25 1/2 x 36 inches
Estimate: 5,000/8,000
Lot# 150: DAVID PARK: "MAN AND WOMAN RECLINING"
oil on Masonite titled on labels verso Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust Staempfli Gallery Inc. New York City [inv. no. C-1238] Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco [inv. no. C-5820] Exhibited: The Museum of California, The Oakland Museum-- The David Park Retrospective [December 9, 1977-January 22, 1978, catalog no. 24]
23 1/2 x 35 1/2 inches
Estimate: 100,000/150,000
Lot# 151: ISLAMIC STONE CARVING OF A RECUMBENT LION
8 inches long
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 152: TWO NEAR EASTERN ALABASTER CEREMONIAL VESSELS
3 3/4 inches square; 5 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 153: THREE SMALL GREEK OR ITALIC TERRACOTTA VESSELS
Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
the largest measuring: 10 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 154: ROMAN TERRA COTTA WATER SPOUT
in carved lion form; with paint remnants; showing mouth and eyes open
9 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 155: SET OF SEVEN GRECO-ROMAN MARBLE FRAGMENTS
each carved architectural fragment in various sizes
the largest: 11 inches long
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 156: LE COULTRE ATMOS MANTLE CLOCK
perpetual motion 15 jewels brass and glass Chinoiserie case, in fitted presentation case
9 1/2 inches high x 7 inches wide
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 157: FRENCH GILT BRONZE & PAINTED PORCELAIN TABLE BOX
the hinged lid depicting maidens and cherubs in a landscape, "signed Johner" Provenance: The Dodge Collection
10 inches wide
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 158: FRENCH BRONZE & COROMANDEL LACQUERED ENCRIER
the bronze-mounted Chinese porcelain double inkwell mounted to a cartouche coromandel lacquered panel with pen rest on raised feet
14 inches wide
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 159: JAPANESE GOLD LACQUERED KOGO
the lidded box decorated in a gold high relief lacquer with a traditional Japanese structure in a garden with stream, bird and foliage
9 1/2 inches wide; 7 3/4 inches deep; 5 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 160: AMERICAN MARINE CHRONOMETER
Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, P.A., U.S.A the white enameled dial with blued steel hands, Arabic clock dial, 48-hour up/down ring and subsidiary seconds ring numbered to the center N 8431
7 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 161: ENGLISH MARINE CHRONOMETER
Thomas Mercer, St. Albans England the silvered Roman dial with 56-hour up/down ring, blued steel hands, seconds ring numbered to the center 20639, with bimetallic balance set in a mahogany and brass outer case
56 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 162: BRASS-BOUND MAHOGANY MARINE CHRONOMETER
Ulysse Nardin Suisse no. 3952 with brass bowl and gimbal, white painted dial and blued steel hands on a balanced wheel support
6 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 163: DAVID GILHOOLY: "FROGIOLIES"
circa 1987 glazed ceramic sculpture signed on the underside Provenance: Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles
4 1/2 x 9 x 15 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 164: M.C. ESCHER: "ASCENDING AND DESCENDING"
circa 1960 lithograph signed in pencil and numbered 89/108 III Provenance: Jerry Glaser, founder of Glaser tools, accomplished wood turner and artist. Jerry had deep relationships with many artists- Sam Maloof, Bob Stocksdale and his wife Kay. Jerry was very interested in drawing, particularly technical and complex drawing. Jerry purchased work from M.C. Escher on a trip to meet him in the Netherlands.
approximately 18 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches
Estimate: 15,000/18,000
Lot# 165: M.C. ESCHER: "PUDDLE"
circa 1952; Bod/Kist/Locher/Wierda, 378 color woodblock signed and annotated Eigen Druk Provenance: Jerry Glaser, founder of Glaser tools, accomplished wood turner and artist. Jerry had deep relationships with many artists- Sam Maloof, Bob Stocksdale and his wife Kay. Jerry was very interested in drawing, particularly technical and complex drawing. Jerry purchased work from M.C. Escher on a trip to meet him in the Netherlands.
approximately 9 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches
Estimate: 8,000/10,000
Lot# 166: ITALIAN SPECIMEN MARBLE & PORPHYRY TABLE TOP
on later plinth bases; the top with geometric ornament and interlaced scrolls raised on later square plinth bases Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
56 x 27 1/2 inches
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 167: ITALIAN ROCOCO REVIVAL CARVED WALNUT ARMCHAIR
incorporating antique and later elements with tufted leather top rail and seat, having scroll arm supports above a foliate decorated frieze on cabriole legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
29 3/4 inches wide
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 168: FRENCH BRONZE THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE
the clock with a urn surmount depicting figures in bas relief atop a double sided clock, each face signed Lenoir; with garnitures of similar design
13 1/2 inches wide; 24 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 169: ITALIAN BAROQUE CARVED & GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLE
the rectangular marble top above a pierced foliate and sea scroll undulating frieze centered by a mask, raised on cabriole legs headed by masks and ending in claw and ball feet and joined by undulating stretchers centered by an urn Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 150-- the Hall of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
64 inches wide; 25 inches deep; 40 inches high
Estimate: 7,000/10,000
Lot# 170: VENETIAN ETCHED GLASS MIRROR
the octagonal cushioned mirror with floral border and surmount
60 x 38 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 171: SILVER PLATED & CUT-GLASS FIGURAL EPERGNE
the silver plated body mounted with a figure of a woman and three fittings with cut-glass bowls
25 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 172: LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED TABLE
the shaped rectangular marble top set above a single frieze drawer on slightly tapered circular legs with ormolu mounts throughout
46 inches wide; 26 inches deep; 31 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 173: LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BUREAU DE DAME
the fall enclosing a leather-lined writing surface, four drawers, pigeon-holes, and hidden compartment, over two short and two long frieze drawers on cabriole legs; ormolu mounts throughout
33 inches wide; 18 inches deep; 41 inches high
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 174: PAIR OF ITALIAN BAROQUE PAINT DECORATED FLOOR TORCHERES
the foliate and flower head columns decorated with masked ornament on scroll tripartite bases Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 96-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
76 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 175: OTAKAR COUBINE: "ALPINE LANDSCAPE WITH BARN"
oil on canvas signed lower right Condition: patch and in painting upper right Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
13 x 16 inches
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 176: JEAN HELION: "FISHING BOATS IN HARBOR"
circa June 17, 1961 oil on board signed, dated, and annotated verso with inscription to Louis & Annette [Kaufman], circa September 11, 1962 Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
9 x 13 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 177: CHINESE COROMANDEL LACQUERED SCREEN
comprising ten panels depicting figures making offerings to the gods
86 inches wide; 43 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 178: FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD & SATINE PARQUETRY VITRINE-CABINET
stamped Stamped Linke/ Serrurerie; index number 219, Paris, late 19th Century the shaped Breche d'Alep marble top above two hinged glass front and bronze mounted doors on slight cabriole legs with bronze sabots
54 inches wide; 18 1/2 inches deep; 60 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 15,000/20,000
Lot# 179: LAVAR KIRMAN CARPET
8'10" x 11'7"
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 180: 1970 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER SHADOW
VIN no. SRX6723; license no. ZRM863; odometer reading 47428
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 181: 14 KARAT GOLD EAGLE
the bird with spread wings on a carved jade rock-form base Note: the eagle is affixed to the base and cannot be removed without destroying the integrity of the piece.
11 3/4 inches wide; 13 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 182: 14 KARAT GOLD SHEEP GROUP
on a carved jade base the ewe stamped .585 below the ewe weighing 268 grams; the lambs affixed to the base
approximately 8 1/2 inches wide; 5 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 183: 14 KARAT GOLD & GEMSTONE-INLAID RAM
with interchanging ruby and sapphire back and carved agate horns; on an agate and wood base Note: the ram is affixed to the base and cannot be removed without destroying the integrity of the piece.
6 inches wide; 6 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 184: PAIR OF EIGHTEEN KARAT GOLD ELEPHANTS
654 total grams
each measuring 8 inches long
Estimate: 15,000/20,000
Lot# 185: SET OF FOUR 14 KARAT GOLD & GEM STONE ELEPHANTS
579 total grams
approximately 6 1/2 inches wide
Estimate: 12,000/15,000
Lot# 186: 18 KARAT GOLD ENAMEL & PRECIOUS STONE DEER
the stag with an enameled drape across its back and a jadeite snuff bottle surmount. on a resin rock-form base 368 grams, gross weight including attachments, jewels, etc. (without base)
6 1/2 inches wide; 9 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 9,000/11,000
Lot# 187: PAIR OF 14 KARAT GOLD, ENAMEL, & GEMSTONE-INLAID FOO LIONS
each on a stepped wood plinth approx. 215 total grams, gross weight including attachments, jewels, etc.
5 1/4 inches wide; 4 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 188: PAIR OF 18 KARAT GOLD, ENAMEL, & GEMSTONE ELEPHANTS
1854 total grams, gross weight including attachments, jewels, etc. (940 & 914) each elephant wearing an enameled drape with a jadeite cylinder above
11 inches wide; 9 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 50,000/60,000
Lot# 189: FOURTEEN KARAT GOLD, ENAMEL, & WHITE JADE BOX
the lid with a relief plaque of a sleeping figure amongst lily pads 343.87 total grams, including white jade
4 inches wide
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 190: 18 KARAT GOLD & SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE HORSE
stamped 18K under hoof the horse weighing approx. 1242 grams, gross weight including attachments, jewels, etc.
12 inches wide; 10 inches high
Estimate: 35,000/40,000
Lot# 191: 14 KARAT GOLD & SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE HORSE
on a stepped wood base stamped 14K under hoof Note: the horse is affixed to the base and cannot be removed without destroying the integrity of the piece. The estimate is based on the previous horse of similar size, even though the purity is different
12 inches wide; 10 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 25,000/30,000
Lot# 192: 14 KARAT GOLD, ENAMEL, & JEWELED ELEPHANT
the elephant with an enameled gold draping its back and a carved lapis snuff bottle surmount 772 grams, gross weight including attachments, jewels, etc.
9 inches wide; 10 inches high
Estimate: 15,000/20,000
Lot# 193: LAPIS, 14 KARAT GOLD, & GEMSTONE-INLAID ELEPHANT
the carved animal with a gold & stone-inlaid pagoda atop inlaid drapery
8 inches wide; 8 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 194: LAPIS, 14 KARAT GOLD, & GEMSTONE-INLAID ELEPHANT
the carved animal with gold drapery and a parasol-topped pagoda on its back
3 3/4 inches wide; 5 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 195: LAPIS, 14 KARAT GOLD, & GEMSTONE-INLAID CAMEL
the recumbent animal with a diamond band and jewel-inlaid drapery and parasol
6 inches wide; 6 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,800/2,500
Lot# 196: PAIR OF FOURTEEN KARAT GOLD & ENAMEL BIRD VESSELS
each with enameled beaks and tails and semi-precious stone combs approximately 470 total troy ounces
5 1/2 inches long
Estimate: 9,000/12,000
Lot# 197: FOURTEEN KARAT GOLD, ENAMEL, & JADE CENSER
294 grams, gross weight including jewels, etc.
5 1/2 inches wide; 7 1/4 inches
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 198: PORSCHE DESIGN "DASHBOARD" WATCH
stainless steel with green dial 6612.11/1 158.435
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 199: PORSCHE DESIGN "DASHBOARD" WATCH
stainless steel 6612.10/2; 165.696
Estimate: 1,000/1,200
Lot# 200: PORSCHE DESIGN "DASHBOARD" WATCH
stainless steel with black PVD coating 6612.17/2 160.313
Estimate: 1,000/1,200
Lot# 201: IWC SHAFFHAUSEN "PILOT" TITANIUM CHRONOGRAPH
289.970
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 202: LONGINES "MOONPHASE" 18 KARAT GOLD WATCH
L2 673 6 750/34689248; automatic
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 203: GIRARD PERREGAUX "RETOUR EL VOL" 18 KARAT GOLD WATCH
ref. 4958/ inscribed OJN 11 verso
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 204: BLANCPAIN "VILLERET" 18 KARAT GOLD WATCH
no. 539
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 205: VACHERON CONSTANTIN 18 KARAT GOLD WATCH
with leather band and stamped clasp
Estimate: 2,500/3,000
Lot# 206: PATEK PHILIPPE 18 KARAT GENTLEMAN'S WATCH
with a square white face, baton hour chapters, & hour and minute hands Condition: with some oxidation to face 80.2 grams
7 1/2 inches long
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 207: CARTIER 18 KARAT GOLD "TANK" WRISTWATCH
92695 nx/2441; leather strap with Cartier buckle KD20G306
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 208: CARTIER "PANTHERE" TWO-TONE WRISTWATCH
187857/11664
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 209: CARTIER STAINLESS "SANTOS" WRISTWATCH
1564/959970cd
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 210: BULOVA "ACCUTRON" 18 KARAT GOLD WATCH
E56300/M5
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 211: PATEK PHILIPPE 14 KARAT GOLD POCKETWATCH & CHAIN
Stamped 14k on case with chain marked 14k
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 212: WILLIAM SPRATLING 18 KARAT GOLD & PRE-COLUMBIAN CRYSTAL NECKLACE
the beaded gold necklace with seven alternating gourd-shaped rock crystal drops spaced by gold and crystal pendants; the rectangular clasp with a cabochon ruby and stamped 18K/WS Provenance: Estate of Millard Sheets
15 1/2 inches long
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 213: WILLIAM SPRATLING 18 KARAT GOLD NECKLACE WITH PRE-COLUMBIAN JADE FIGURE OF BIRD
the nephrite jade pendant depicting a bird mask with a stylized frame; the clasp stamped 18K/WS Provenance: Estate of Millard Sheets
approx. 15 1/2 inches
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 214: WILLIAM SPRATLING 18 KARAT BEADED GOLD & CRYSTAL NECKLACE
the rock crystal pendant on a beaded gold necklace with interspace rock crystal and nephrite discs Provenance: Estate of Millard Sheets
16 inches long
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 215: STRAND OF GRADUATED CORAL BEADS
set with a French platinum & diamond clasp; the beads measuring 9-12mm; the central marquise diamond weighing approximately .75 carats with approximately .70 total carats of surrounding diamonds
20 inches long
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 216: LADIES 14 KARAT WHITE GOLD & DIAMOND COVERED WATCH
the face signed "Lucerne"; the exterior having 5 full cut diamonds weighing approx. .43 total carats [average of H, VS]; 66 baguette diamonds, approx. 7.00 total carats [average of H, VVS]; 3 pear-shaped diamonds, .71 total carats [average of H, VS]; and 15 marquise-cut diamonds, 2.25 total carats [average of H, VS] 34.2 grams [10.39 total carats]
6 1/8 inches long
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 217: PLATINUM & DIAMOND BRACELET
the single round brilliant cut diamond weighing approx. 1.05 carats [F, VVS2]; with 48 full-cut diamonds weighing approx. 2.47 total carats [average of H, VS]; 103 baguette-cut diamonds weighing approx. 6.03 total carats [average of H, VVS]; 14 marquise-cut diamonds weighing approx. 1.40 total carats 48.7 grams
6 7/8 inches long; 3/4 inches wide
Estimate: 9,000/12,000
Lot# 218: PLATINUM & DIAMOND NECKLACE
the diamonds weighing approx. 5.05 total carats 48.2 grams
16.5 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 219: DIAMOND PENDANT
3.55 carats [F, SI1] GIA report no. 2175713358
Estimate: 12,000/15,000
Lot# 220: 18 KARAT WHITE GOLD & DIAMOND RING
centered with an oval cushion-cut diamond weighing approximately 1.90 carats [H, SI2-I1]; the 26 full cut round [average of H, I1] and 16 baguette diamonds [average of H, VVS] in mounting weighing approx. 2.05 total carats [3.15 total carats] 10.6 grams
size 6 3/4
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 221: PAIR OF 18 KARAT WHITE & YELLOW GOLD, EMERALD, AND DIAMOND EARRINGS
the emeralds weighing approx. 1.30 total carats; the diamonds, approx. 2.85 total carats [H, SI] 16.8 grams
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 222: 18 KARAT GOLD, EMERALD, & DIAMOND NECKLACE
with alternating emerald-cut emeralds and diamond "fleuron", centered by a pear-shaped emerald drop; the emeralds weighing approx. 39.05 total carats; the diamonds, 17.95 total carats [G-H, VS-I2] with AGL no. CS1077625, stating that an excess of the 34 emeralds are Colombian 68 grams
15 1/2 inches
Estimate: 15,000/18,000
Lot# 223: FRENCH ART DECO PLATINUM, EMERALD & DIAMOND RING
the emerald weighing approximately .75 carats; the diamonds, 1.20 total carats
size 4 3/4
Estimate: 1,800/2,500
Lot# 224: PLATINUM & DIAMOND BOW PENDANT BROOCH
with 13 full cut diamond weighing approx. .67 total carats; 67 square, baguette, & tapered baguette diamonds weighing approx. 3.27 total carats; 13 pear-shaped diamonds weighing approx. 3.33 total carats; and 12 marquis-cut diamonds weighing approx. 3.44 total carats [10.71 total carats, average of I, VS]; the fancy-fringe drops are semi-flexible 23.8 grams Condition: one bead-set diamond missing
1 1/2 x 1 7/8 inches
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 225: HAMMERMAN BROTHERS 18 KARAT GOLD & DIAMOND BROOCH
containing 61 full-cut diamonds weighing approx. 2.82 total carats [average of H, VS] and set in platinum; the safety clasp in 14K white gold 26.2 grams
approx. 2 inches wide
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 226: 18 KARAT YELLOW & WHITE GOLD FLORAL BROOCH
containing 144 diamonds, bed or pave set weighing approx. 2.08 total carats [H, VS1] 18.4 grams
1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches
Estimate: 1,800/2,500
Lot# 227: PAIR OF PLATINUM, DIAMOND, & SOUTH SEA PEARL EAR CLIPS
the pearls measuring 14.5mm; the diamonds weighing approximately 5.30 carats 19 grams
.8 inches diameter
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 228: 18 KARAT WHITE GOLD, DIAMOND & PEARL NECKLACE
the diamonds weighing approximately 2.63 total carats [I, SI1]; with 24 Baroque freshwater cultured pearls 39.4 grams
16.5 inches long
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 229: ITALIAN 18 KARAT YELLOW & WHITE GOLD, DIAMOND, & RUBY BRACELET
with 24 rubies weighing approx. 1.20 carats; the 32 diamonds weighing approx. .36 total carats [average of I, VS] 68.7 grams Condition: with one diamond missing
7 3/8 inches long
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 230: AMBROSI, ITALY: 18 KARAT GOLD, CITRINE, WHITE & COGNAC DIAMOND NECKLACE AND EARRING SET
the diamonds weighing 51 total carats: the white diamonds, 25.50 carats; the cognac, 25.50 carats 165 grams
adjustable length: 14-16 inches; width: .8 inches
Estimate: 15,000/20,000
Lot# 231: PLATINUM, 18 KARAT GOLD, & YELLOW DIAMOND RING
the center stone weighing approx. 1.45 carats [yellow, SI2], with four trapezoid cut diamonds weighing approx. .40 total carats and 18 baguette cut channel set diamonds weighing approx. .70 carats 9.8 grams
size 6
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 232: PAIR OF 14 KARAT WHITE & YELLOW GOLD AND YELLOW DIAMOND EARRINGS
one weighing 1.01 carats [yellow, VS1]; the other, .91 carats [yellow, VS1] with other white diamonds weighing approx. 1.94 total carats 8.1 grams
Estimate: 7,000/10,000
Lot# 233: THREE ITALIAN 18 KARAT GOLD & DIAMOND CUFF-STYLE BRACELETS
each cuff having three central medallions pave set with full cut round diamonds weighing approx. 5.07 total carats [average of I, SI] 60.2 grams
Estimate: 4,500/6,500
Lot# 234: 18 KARAT GOLD, DIAMOND, & CULTURED PEARL GRADUATED TRIPLE-STRAND NECKLACE
the pearls measuring 7.6-7.9mm; each with slight rose overtone, moderate lustre the clasp with 154 full-cut diamonds pave set in white gold weighing approx. 3.08 total carats [average of I, SI] Condition: with one strand broken and one loose pearl
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 235: PLATINUM, EMERALD & DIAMOND BRACELET
the twenty round emeralds weighing approx. .24 total carats (semi-transparent, medium bluish green) interspersed with twenty round brilliant cut diamonds, weighing approx. 2.20 carats [G-I, SI2-I1] along with 65 pave & channel set diamonds weighing approx. 4.10 total carats [G-I, SI2-I1] 44.83 grams
7 1/4 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 236: FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRONZE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK
the elaborately pierced base with rocaille scrolls of foliage with a central masque of Bacchus, surmounted by a group of cherubs and putti; the enameled dial signed "DENIERE, FT. DE BRONZES, A PARIS" and an 8-day time & strike movement marked "DENIERE A PARIS, 3330"
24 inches wide; 26 inches high
Estimate: 12,000/15,000
Lot# 237: REGENCE PROVINCIAL FRUITWOOD COMMODE
the serpentine top above three conforming drawers and short feet
54 inches wide; 27 1/2 inches deep; 40 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 238: PAIR OF PORTUGUESE BAROQUE STYLE WALNUT HALL CHAIRS
each with embossed and parcel gilt leather back and seats
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 239: GEORGES BAREAU: "DIANA ASTRIDE AN EAGLE"
bronze group with golden brown patina inscribed in casting
33 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 240: ITALIAN BAROQUE PARCEL GILT AND PAINT DECORATED CENTER TABLE
the rectangular marble top raised on foliate and cabochon legs joined by similar stretchers and centered by an urn and ending in block feet and fluted bun feet Condition: Incorporating antique and later elements Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
71 3/4 inches wide; 37 inches deep; 31 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 241: EIGHTEEN ROYAL CROWN DERBY SERVICE PLATES
"Paradise Maroon" pattern
10 1/2 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 242: SUITE OF FOUR LOUIS XVI STYLE GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
each with red upholstery
Estimate: 1,800/2,500
Lot# 243: FRENCH ORMOLU MOUNTED MAHOGANY & MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT
the shaped rectangular top above a center drawer flanked by two drawers and cabriole legs with ormolu mounts throughout
37 inches wide; 23 inches deep; 31 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 244: VICTORIAN JAPANNED LACQUERED SALON TABLE
the oval top depicting a castle inlaid with mother-of-pearl and a foliate border with floral reserves, on a pedestal support and quadruped base
39 1/2 inches wide; 29 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 245: GEORGE CERNY: "RECLINING NUDE"
wooden sculpture signed Provenance: Sculpture Center 1971
19 x 36 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 246: GEORGIAN GILTWOOD CONSOLE
in the manner of William Kent; the rectangular green marble top above a Greek key frieze and a central masque flanked by garlands and lions supports
59 1/2 inches wide; 17 1/2 inches deep; 35 inches high
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 247: PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL BAROQUE STYLE PAINTED TORCHERES
each resting on a tripod support
57 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 248: PAIR OF VENETIAN BAROQUE CARVED WALNUT FIGURAL PEDESTALS
each depicting a cherub standing on a dragon holding another cherub atop his shoulders; with a rocaille top above Condition: with repairs
45 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 249: NAPOLEON III BOULLE SALON TABLE
the turtle-back shaped top with brass inlay on cabriole legs with ormolu mounts
55 inches wide; 34 inches deep; 30 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 250: KASHAN CARPET
10'10" x18'
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 251: JEAN HONORE FRAGONARD: "GIRL WITH A BIRDCAGE"
oil on canvas, oval Provenance: (Probably) commissioned as part of the decoration for the Hôtel de Mortemart-Rochechouart. Roger Portalis, Paris, from whom acquired by the following. with Eugene Kraemer, by 1900. Charles Wertheimer, Paris, by 1907. E.M. Hodgkins, Paris. with Knoedler. S.G. Archibald, New York.
38 3/4 x 35 3/4 inches
Estimate: 20,000/30,000
Lot# 252: CIRCLE OF JACQUES VALLIN: "AENEAS OUTSIDE CARTHAGE"
oil on cradled panel
19 x 25 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 253: MARC CHAGALL: "THEN THE OLD WOMAN MOUNTED THE IFRIT'S BACK..."
plate 7 from "Arabian Nights" circa 1948; Mourlot, 42 lithograph in colors signed and numbered 90/90 in pencil Printed: Albert Carman, New York; published by Pantheon, Paris
14 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches
Estimate: 7,000/10,000
Lot# 254: EDUARDO CHILLIDA: "UNTITLED"
lithograph signed lower right and numbered 5/17
47 x 61 1/2 inches
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 255: EDUARDO CHILLIDA: "UNTITLED"
lithograph signed lower right and numbered 15/50
14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 256: ORMOLU MOUNTED SEVRES PORCELAIN GARNITURE
the porcelain body depicting figures in a landscape and having Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounts with a cobalt porcelain neck and foot
43 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 257: REGENCE GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLE
the molded rectangular peach and grey mottled marble top above a carved frieze and raised scrolled supports Provenance: Sotheby's-- October 31, 1987 [Lot 61]
51 inches wide; 26 inches deep; 31 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 258: LOUIS XV GILTWOOD MIRROR
the plate within a cartouche-shaped frame with mirrored cresting; the whole carved with shell motifs, floral garlands & foliage Provenance: Sotheby's-- October, 31, 2007 [Lot 51]
70 x 43 1/2 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 259: PAIR OF FRENCH PORCELAIN & BRONZE MOUNTED CACHE POTS
each with a circular molded bronze rim above a porcelain body with floral reserves flanked by lion masque handles on lion paw feet
10 3/4 inches diameter; 12 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 260: PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARQUTRY INLAID PEDESTALS
each with a triangular-shaped white marble top above an inlaid case with three bronze rams head mounts and central reliefs on paw feet with ormolu mounting throughout
24 inches wide; 21 inches deep; 36 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 261: NAPOLEON III EBONIZED & BOULLE BUREAU PLAT
the inlaid rectangular top above a single central drawer and kneehole cupboard flanked by three short drawers and raised on scrolled supports Condition: with restoration
47 inches wide; 23 1/2 inches deep; 34 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 262: PAIR OF CHINESE FOLDING 'HORSESHOE' ARMCHAIRS
each having a stylized back and arm
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 263: ROCK CRYSTAL SPHERE
on a giltwood base
11 inches diameter
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 264: CHINESE HARDWOOD DESK
the rectangular top above three frieze drawers above two additional drawers on four straight legs with scrolls carved into the feet
62 inches wide; 23 1/2 inches deep; 32 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/5,000
Lot# 265: PAIR OF LARGE ROCK CRYSTAL CANDLESTICKS
with bronze mounts
23 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 266: PAIR OF NEOCLASSIC STYLE BRONZE GUERIDONS
each having a gray circular marble top above a bronze frame with figural tripod supports and a stretcher with seated figure
19 1/2 inches diameter; 28 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 267: PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE CARVED GILTWOOD FAUTEUIL FRAMES
With arch upholstered panel back, padded arm supports and seat raised on turned, tapered, fluted legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 268: ITALIAN WALNUT INLAID COMMODE
the rectangular top with a foliate border and central coat of arms above two long inlaid drawers and a scalloped apron
49 1/2 inches wide; 22 1/2 inches deep; 34 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 269: PAIR OF THAI BRONZE FLOOR CANDLESTICKS
faux bamboo columns in circular dish supports Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 100-- the Dining Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
53 inches high
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 270: FRENCH GILT BRONZE & PAINTED PORCELAIN CIRCULAR TRAY TABLE
signed "Max" with a Sevres stamp verso the round porcelain plate depicting a gentleman courting two maidens mounted on a Neoclassic gilt tole and bronze base
18 inches diameter; 32 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 271: PAIR OF CHINESE HARDWOOD ARMCHAIRS
each with a bowed back and arms above a woven rectangular seat
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 272: CHINESE HUANGHUALI BENCH
with spindle back, arms, and apron
38 1/2 inches wide
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 273: PAIR OF ITALIAN ROCOCO WALNUT PRAYER STOOLS
each with shaped plateau above a single drawer on turned column and shaped kneeler ending in bun feet Condition: incorporating antique and later elements; one being repaired at stem Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
height 32in; width 21in; depth 16in
Estimate: 800/1,000
Lot# 274: FRENCH PORCELAIN & ORMOLU MOUNTED CENTERPIECE
the gilt gallery rim above a cobalt porcelain body, two central reserves depicting a man courting a woman the other a landscape with a cottage along a stream, set on a gilt bronze base
20 inches wide; 15 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 275: TWELVE ROYAL CROWN DERBY PORCELAIN SERVICE PLATES
f280 pattern each having a gold detail and floral reserves
10 1/4 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 276: LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU MOUNTED DINING TABLE
with three extensions the oval top with ormolu mounts on supports and frieze
103 total inches extended
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 277: NAPOLEON I GILT BRONZE FIGURAL CLOCK
depicting a scene of two men in conversation: one inside a hut; the other, before a tree
11 inches wide; 16 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 278: FRENCH ORMOLU MOUNTED MARQUETRY LADIES DESK
stamped Linke the superstructure with two small shelves atop a leather writing service, single drawer, and tapered column supports
32 inches wide; 20 1/2 inches deep; 42 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 279: PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE & WHITE TEA JARS
each having an iron lid and straps on a porcelain body depicting figures in a landscape; on a wood base of a later date
18 inches diameter; 23 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 280: SPANISH BRASS & WALNUT BRAZIER
the circular scallop top with a central aperture containing a brass basin held aloft by turned walnut legs; the under shelf similar to top
38 inches diameter; 28 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 281: ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL PARCEL GILT & PAINT DECORATED ARMCHAIR
with upholstered paneled back, padded arm supports and seat; the arms with winged masked terminals raised on square, tapered legs ending in paw feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 282: ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL CARVED GILTWOOD & DECORATED ARMCHAIR
with upholstered paneled back, padded arm supports and seat, having winged seahorse arm supports raised on turned, fluted baluster legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 283: PERSIAN STYLE CONTEMPORARY CARPET
10'1" x 13'3"
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 284: EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY MANTLE CLOCK
the case with open arch pediment above floral marquetry panels and columns enclosing brass face; on brass bracket feet; spring wound movement
16 1/2 inches high; 11 3/4 inches wide
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 285: PAIR OF FRENCH VIEUX PARIS PORCELAIN VASES
with rocaille adornments and colorful floral painting Condition: with minor loss to gilding
13 inches wide; 16 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 286: ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL WALNUT CHEST
the rectangular case fitted with two long drawers on squared tapered legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
dth50 inches wide; 24 inches deep; 27 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 287: ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL INLAID WALNUT MIRROR OF ARCHED FORM
the rectangular plate within a scroll decorated border surmounted by the arched cresting centered by radial ornament Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
61 x 37 inches
Estimate: 2,000/2,500
Lot# 288: FRENCH EBONIZED TWO-PART VITRINE
the upper bronze and glass case with a single glass door opening to two shelves set atop hinged lid vitrine table; on six cylindrical tapered legs
42 inches wide; 24 inches deep; 60 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 289: "PORTRAIT OF TWO CHILDREN"
19th century Continental School oil on canvas
18 1/2 x 15 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 290: "YOUNG GIRL READING A PAMPHLET"
pencil and watercolor signed "Virbet" lower right
7 x 4 1/2 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 291: "PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN WEARING BLACK DRESS & BLACK AND WHITE CAMEOS"
19th century American School oil on canvas Condition: relined Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 102-- Howard Austen's Bedroom at La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
15 1/2 x 13 inches
Estimate: 300/500
Lot# 292: FRENCH WALNUT BUFFET A DEUX CORPS
the upper cabinet with a molded cornice above a pair of doors resting on a commode with two frieze drawers and two door cupboard
63 inches wide; 26 1/2 inches deep; 93 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 293: NAPOLEON III BRASS INLAID SEWING TABLE
the hinged turtle-back top opening to an interior with a mirror, on a case with similar design and cabriole legs
25 inches wide; 18 inches deep; 28 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 294: CONTINENTAL NEOCLASSICAL STYLE PARCEL GILT AND EBONIZED CONVERSATIONS SEAT
The upholstered S-shaped crest rail above a baluster gallery and stop over seat raised on turned tapered legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, September 1980 [p. 88-- the Living Room of the Outpost Estates residence]
57 inches wide; 28 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 295: FRENCH SILVER-PLATED TWO-HANDLED TRAY
the crescent-form tray with figural handles and a border with roundels in relief
32 1/2 inched wide
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 296: .800 SILVER REPOUSSE TRAY
oval silver repousse tray high relief oval reserve depicting knights and castle within a border of raised fruits
29 inches wide; 22 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/2,500
Lot# 297: ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL WALNUT CENTER TABLE
The circular top above a plain frieze on turned legs joined by an undertier ending in turned feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
41 inches diameter; 32 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 298: THREE ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL INLAID WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS
the arch crest rail above an overstuffed seat raised on square tapered legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 102-- Howard Austen's Bedroom at La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 299: LOREDANO ROSIN: BUST OF TWO HORSES
etched L. Rosin colorless & polychrome opaque glass sculpture
19 inches wide;15 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 300: NOT VITAL: PORTRAIT "GORE VIDAL"
circa 2007 two silver boxes inscribed Not Vital 07' & titled Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
the larger box:7 1/2 inches wide; 7 1/2 inches deep; 10 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 301: HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH: "PLAY DAYS"
inscribed Harriet Frishmuth and stamped with the GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS/QFED foundry mark (on the base) bronze with green/brown patina Literature: J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, et al., Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, pp. 174-75, 249, no. 1925:3 (another cast) Mr. Frank Hohmann, a Frishmuth expert, believes that this work is an authorized posthumous cast by Roman Bronze Works that someone incised with the Gorham name
23 inches high
Estimate: 7,000/10,000
Lot# 302: ROYAL WORCESTER PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE
"Embassy" pattern comprising 18 dinner plates (10 1/2"), 35 salad plates (8"), 18 bread plates (6"), 18 fruit/dessert bowls (5 3/8"), 18 cream soups & 18 saucers, 18 coffee cups & 18 saucers, and 18 tea cups & 18 saucers 197 total pieces
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 303: SUITE OF EIGHT NEOCLASSICAL STYLE PAINTED & CANED ARMCHAIRS
each painted cane back and seat with a loose upholstered cushion and painted & parcel gilt frame
Estimate: 1,500/2,500
Lot# 304: DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY EXTENSION DINING TABLE
the oval top with three extensions raised on tapered circular supports
112 total inches long
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 305: WILLIAM IV LARGE MAHOGANY STOOL
the upholstered panel seat raised on shaped x-frame support joined by a turned stretcher Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
25 inches deep; 35 inches wide; 18 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 306: CHINESE POLYCHROME ENAMELED CERAMIC FIGURE OF A SAGE RIDING QILIN
Condition: both rear legs repaired at fetlocks Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
16 inches wide; 17 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 307: LOUIS XV STYLE MARQUETRY & PARQUETRY SALON TABLE
the marquetry and burlwood top above a single frieze drawer raised on columnar supports and an x-shaped stretcher
52 inches wide; 28 1/2 inches deep; 29 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 308: ITALIAN ECCLESIASTICAL PAINTED & PARCEL GILT FIGURAL GROUP
depicting Saint Anne and the infant Virgin Mary standing on a Neoclassic plinth
21 1/2 inches wide; 44 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 309: PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN VASES
each enameled overall with shaped panels of traditional Chinese court scenes among butterflies, flowers, birds, and Buddhist lion and pup handles
27 3/4 inches highs
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 310: PAIR OF ITALIAN BAROQUE WALNUT CONSOLE TABLES
the tops with molded edge on shaped supports joined by stretchers Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 99-- the Studio of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
51 inches wide; 25 1/2 inches deep; 3 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 311: CONTINENTAL BAROQUE STYLE CARVED OAK SIDE CUPBOARD
incorporating antique and later elements The rectangular top above a foliate scroll frieze with three carved panels below on square legs joined by stretchers Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 100-- the Dining Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
height 41in; width 54in; depth 18in
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 312: ITALIAN ROCOCO STYLE CARVED GILTWOOD MIRROR
the rectangular bevel plate within a bold, pierced, sea scroll and foliate surround Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 150-- the Hall of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
41 x 35 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 313: "PORTRAIT OF A BEARDED MAN IN A BLACK COAT"
19th Century American School oil on canvas Condition: relined and with restorations Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 102-- Howard Austen's Bedroom at La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
30 x 25 inches
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 314: "PORTRAIT OF THE DAUPHIN"
oil on oval canvas
29 3/4 x 25 inches
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 315: ATTRIBUTED TO GRANVILLE REDMOND: "CALIFORNIA LANDSCAPE"
oil on canvas signed lower right
10 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 316: ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN FROST: "CALIFORNIA DESERT"
oil on canvas laid down signed lower right
10 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 317: CONTINENTAL NEOCLASSICAL EBONIZED STOOL
the cane panel seat with scroll supports and turned arms raised on scroll legs joined by stretchers ending in bun feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
height 24in; width 37in; depth 16in
Estimate: 300/500
Lot# 318: CHINESE "MOON GAZING" CHAIR
the square paneled seat join to the two-tiered out-scrolled arms by tapering S-scrolled slats, the tilted back-rest below a rotating cylindrical head rest carved with peaches to the sides
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 319: PAIR OF FRENCH RENAISSANCE STYLE CARVED OAK CABINETS
each having a rectangular top with a molded rim above two frieze drawers and paneled cupboard doors
47 inches wide; 21 1/2 inches deep; 40 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 320: JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL CHARGER
depicting a group of cranes on a blue ground
32 inches diameter
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 321: FRANK DUVENECK: "SMILING JIM"
oil on canvas signed Sothey Parke Bernet Los Angeles, June 1982: LA County Museum of Art Sale
16 x 13 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,500
Lot# 322: "PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN"
19th Century French School oil on canvas
18 x 14 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 323: FRENCH ART DECO ONYX & MARBLE CLOCK SET
the three piece white marble mounted clock set with deco bronze clock face and ornamentation; bronze and marble finials tallest piece measuring 14 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 324: PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE PARCEL GILT CENTER TABLES
each with a serpentine marble top with gilt foliate friezes and scrolled legs joined by an X-shaped stretcher
45 inches wide; 27 inches deep; 30 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 325: LOUIS XVI STYLE BUREAU DE DAME
the upper cabinet with two Sevres style porcelain mounted doors opening to three interior drawers; the lower section with a hinged leather writing surface above an apron drawer with two porcelain mounted plaques depicting cherubs
21 inches wide; 17 3/4 inches deep; 49 inches high
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 326: DUTCH ROCOCO WALNUT MANTLE CLOCK
the provincial style case surrounding a gilt brass and enamel dial
17 inches wide; 23 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 327: PAIR OF NEOCLASSICAL STYLE BLACK SLATE & MARBLE OBELISKS
on square plinth bases Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
20 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 328: LOUIS MICHEL EILSHEMIUS: "SAMOAN GIRL"
circa 1908 oil on Masonite signed and dated lower right Exhibited: San Francisco Museum of Art-- Louis Eilshemius: June 16, 1939 [inv. no. 2598.39] Exhibited circa 1939-41: Boyer Galleries, New York; E.B. Crocker Gallery, Sacramento; Portland Art Museum; Faulkner Memorial Art Gallery, Santa Barbara; Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; and St. Paul Gallery & School of Art, St. Paul Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
28 x 24 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 329: GENNARO FAVAI: "PALACE RUFALA AT RAVELLO"
oil on board
28 x 23 1/2 inches
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 330: RELIEF OF BUDDHA
carved stone
17 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 331: OUSHAK CARPET
16' x 25'6"
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 332: CONTINENTAL PAINTED & GILTWOOD TRIPTYCH SCREEN
each panel signed Ferdinand Wagner each panel depicting bacchic cherubs in a landscape
66 1/2 total inches wide;69 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 333: SET OF FOUR LOUIS XV STYLE GILT TWO-LIGHT SCONCES
each having a Neoclassic stem with an urn form finial, scrolled supports, and a flame form cup
20 1/2 inches wide; 28 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 334: PAIR OF TAPESTRY CARTOON PANELS
each depicting traditional renaissance men before a hunt
each 82 x 54 1/2 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 335: FLEMISH BAROQUE HUNTING TAPESTRY
depicting a figure on horseback with an attendant holding a dog and another figure in the foreground, within a wooded glade with a chateau to the distance; all within a main foliate meandering border Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 96-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
9'4" x 11'8"
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 336: FLEMISH TAPESTRY PANEL
depicting a pastoral scene with figures
96 inches high; 72 inches wide
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 337: ANTIQUE CONTINENTAL TAPESTRY
depicting the Punic Wars
8'1'' x 9'10''
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 338: ROBERT MOTHERWELL: "BEIGE FIGURATION"
wool tapestry; from an ed. of 20 stitched signature in tan wool with copyright symbol Provenance: Modern Masters Tapestries Inc., New York Literature: Modern Master Tapestries Inc., Tapestry "The Useful Art", New York, 1976 (illustrated in color)
100 x 72 inches
Estimate: 7,000/9,000
Lot# 339: ROMANO PARMEGGIANI: "ALLEGORY OF DEATH WITH AN ARCHANGEL IN A PIAZZA"
circa 1966 mixed media signed and dated Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 148-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy] Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 96-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
40 x 68 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,500
Lot# 340: CONTINENTAL ROCOCO GILTWOOD CONSOLE
the beige and rouge breakfront marble top above a rocaille apron, supports, and stretcher
47 inches wide; 24 inches deep; 34 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 341: FRENCH LOTTERY POSTER
printed by Chardin Paris
60 x 41 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 342: FRENCH "MATCH CODY PALAIS DES MACHINESE" POSTER
in triangular form
102 x 37 inches frame
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 343: AFTER RAPHAEL: "MADONNA DELLA SEGGIOLA"
in an ornate frame
27 1/2 inches diameter; 40 total inches square
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 344: "CARTER THE GREAT" POSTER
78 x 40 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 345: SYRIAN MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID CHEST ON STAND
the hinged inlaid top above a case with foliate inlay on a shaped base of similar design
57 inches wide; 41 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 346: FRENCH NEOCLASSIC PAINTED & PARCEL GILT MIRROR
decorated with flowers, foliage, and scrolls flanked by caryatids
99 x 56 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 347: PAIR OF LOUIS XV PROVINCIAL WALNUT CONSOLES
each having a rouge serpentine marble top above a pierced and rocaille apron with scrolled supports
70 inches wide; 32 1/2 inches deep; 35 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 348: STUDIO OF NAPOLEONE NANI: "STELLA"
oil on canvas signed Nani lower right: majority of worked attributed to his pupil, Alver Regli Note: please contact Abell for information regarding provenance and exhibition history Provenance: House of Props, Los Angeles; exhibited at 1893 Chicago's World Fair, San Francisco's Fairs 1915 and 1939
57 x 85 1/2 inches
Estimate: 20,000/25,000
Lot# 349: VENETIAN PAINTED & CARVED WALNUT CASSONE
the raised rectangular hinged top above a centered relief panel depicting an Italian court scene on parcel gilt paw feet
76 inches wide; 34 inches deep; 47 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 350: SEVRES PORCELAIN COVERED URN
the large cobalt glazed body with gilt ornamentation; reserves of cherubim, cupid, and woman; with bronze foliate handles
46 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 351: FRENCH PAINTED & PARCEL GILT TRUMEAU
in the Louis XVI style, the cartouche shaped frame depicting a stag hunt above a rectangular plate
79 x 58 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 352: PAIR OF WROUGHT IRON & ROCK CRYSTAL FIVE-LIGHT SCONCES
each with scrolled branches and crystal pendants
24 inches wide; 52 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 353: FRENCH GILT BRONZE & MARBLE CONSOLE
the green and white mottled marble top resting on cylindrical supports with Neoclassical bronze mounts
90 inches wide; 26 inches deep; 35 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 354: PAIR OF GILT BRONZE FIGURAL MOUNTS
each depicting a caryatid with Neoclassic mounts on a green and white mottled plinth
29 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 355: SET OF FOUR ITALIAN BAROQUE OVERDOOR PAINTINGS
18th century Italian School oil on canvas depicting peasants at Roman ruins Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
24 x 53 inches
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 356: PAIR OF BURMESE SHRINE SIDE PANELS
Carved wood and polychrome decoration Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 96-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
85 x 19 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,500
Lot# 357: PAIR OF ROCOCO STYLE WALNUT MIRRORS
each carved walnut frame mounted with winged cherub figures
67 x 45 inches
Estimate: 7,000/9,000
Lot# 358: ADELSTEEN NORMANN: "A BAY SCENE IN NORWAY"
oil on canvas signed lower left Provenance: I. Oscar Herner Galerias
41 x 62 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 359: BOLESLAW JAN CZEDEKOWSKI: "RECLINING NUDE"
circa 1919 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right Provenance: House of Props, Los Angeles (H.P. MN 25000 and H.P ANA 7900)
52 x 79 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 360: LARGE BRONZE OVERDOOR
depicting a central wreath flanked by cherubs in profile and foliate design
24 x 90 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 361: MARBLE & WROUGHT IRON GARDEN CONSOLE
the D-shaped travertine top above a grill form iron base with central plaques
150 inches wide; 20 inches deep;33 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 362: LOUIS XV STYLE GILT BRONZE EIGHTEEN-LIGHT CHANDELIER
with a rocaille frame
29 inches diameter; 38 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 363: PAIR OF VENETIAN GILT DECORATED CHANDELIERS
each with suspending pendants and chains above a vase shaped stem over eight scrolled branches
32 inches diameter; 36 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 364: ROCK CRYSTAL TWEVLE LIGHT CHANDELIER
the open basket work frame with scrolled arms, crystal swag, and large crystal orb
36 inches diameter; 56 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 365: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS CHANDELIER
inscribed R.Lalique the molded glass panels with images of leaves and birds attach to a metal fame
19 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 366: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS CHANDELIER
"Champs-Elysees" pattern the molded glass panels attach to a gilt metal frame Condition: with chips to panels
18 inches diameter; 20 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 367: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS CHANDELIER
"Champs-Elysees" pattern the molded glass panels attach to a gilt metal frame Condition: with chips to panels
18 inches diameter; 20 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 368: FRENCH MOLDED GLASS CRYSTAL FIXTURE
in the style of Baccarat the sunburst motif above a molded glass dome condition: with chips to some panels and four missing rays
27 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 369: DEGUE ART DECO MOLDED GLASS & GILT METAL FIXTURE
with four cylindrical side panels and a floral case with a similarly decorated dome
20 1/2 inches square
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 370: TWO SETS OF LEATHERBOUND BOOKS
comprising "The Works of Benjamin Disraeli": 11 volumes Longmans, Green, & Co., London: 1881 and "The Novels and Tales of Henry James": 24 volumes Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1907
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 371: "WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT"
68 volumes; Ballantyne & Co.: Edinburgh, 1828
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 372: "WORKS OF THOMAS HARDY"
in 21 volumes; Harper & Brothers, NY-- Anniversary Edition from an edition of 1250
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 373: SET OF FIRST EDITION EATON & FRANKLIN MINT LEATHER BOUND BOOKS
68 total volumes of various titles and authors including: Gay Talese:"Unto the Sons," John Updike: "Memories of the Ford Administration," & "Brazil," Isabel Allende: "Eva Luna," Kurt Vonnegut: "Hocus Pocus," E.L. Doctorow: "Billy Bathgate," & other signed first editions; first editions by Gore Vidal, some shrink wrapped, most unsigned: "Hollywood (2)," "Kalki (2)," "Lincoln (7, 4 signed)," "Empire (4)," "Smithsonian Institution (3 signed),""Burr (7, 3 signed)," "1876 (3)," and "Washington D.C.(4)" Note: please contact Abell for file of additional photographs and/or to schedule an appointment for viewing library in person
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 374: GORE VIDAL'S PERSONAL LIBRARY
Comprising approximately 3,000 books including: 1st and later editions of Gore Vidal's works, as well as by pseudonyms including: Katherine Everard "A Star's Progress, 1st Edition (2)"; Gore Vidal's "The City and The Pillar, 1st edition"; "Dark Green, Bright Red"; "In a Yellow Wood"; "A Search for a King"; "The Season of Comfort" and works by Vidal and his contemporaries, some of which are signed. In addition are reference and books used by Vidal for his research, as well as books in which Vidal is referenced Note: please contact Abell for file of additional photographs and/or to schedule an appointment for viewing library in person
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 375: "THE PANTOJA MAP OF SAN DIEGO"
manuscript map of port of San Diego, Alta California, circa 1782 Plano del Puerto de San Diego Situado en la Costa Septentrional dela California, y en la Lat[itu]d N[orte] de 32 g[rados] 42 m[inutos] y en la Long[itu]d de 12 g[rados] 31 m[inutos] al Oeste de San Blas: Levantado y Delineado por Juan Pantoja y Arriaga, Seg[un]do Piloto dela R[ea]l Armada, por Septiembre de este presente año de 82, en la Ynvernada, que hizimos en el de vuelta del Socorro de los Presidios y Missiones de toda esta Costa desde esta hasta S[a]n Fran[cis]co. [California, September 1782] Manuscript map in pen-and-ink with grey wash and red ink for settled areas, scale: "6 maritime miles in 60 degrees" [ca. 1:103,000], oblong folio (11 3/8 x 14 1/4 in.) plus attached caption leaf; folded, tiny tears in lower margin. Red half-morocco slipcase, gilt-stamped title on spine. Provenance: The Collection of the Copley Press & Library, La Jolla Purchased from V.O. Wahrenbrock, San Diego, November 1966 (receipt copy
Estimate: 30,000/40,000
Lot# 376: LETTER, POSSIBLY SIGNED DANIEL BOONE
dated June 10, 1787; annotated, dated, & signed in a leather clamshell binding "Survaid for Robert Tate 561 acres of Land By virtue of a tresury [sic] Warrant No./ Duly Enteres/ Situate Lying and Seeing in the Country of Madison on Surgen Crick...." Note: this letter has not been authenticated; Abell cannot guarantee its authenticity Provenance: The Collection of the Copley Press & Library, La Jolla
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 377: REWARD OF MERIT, POSSIBLY SIGNED BY NATHAN HALE
circa May 25, 1774; dated & signed Note: this letter has not been authenticated; Abell cannot guarantee its authenticity Provenance: The Collection of the Copley Press & Library, La Jolla
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 378: EMPIRE STYLE VITRINE CABINET
the shaped rectangular cornice above a burl walnut and ebonized case with three glass front doors; on four short tapered legs
63 inches wide; 24 inches deep; 79 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 379: VICTORIAN WALNUT PARTNER’S WRITING TABLE
the shaped rectangular top fitted with three drawers to either side on turned and fluted legs joined by undertiers ending in turned feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, September 1980 [p. 90-- the Library of the Outpost Estates residence]
43 inches deep; 53 inches wide; 30 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 380: ITALIAN BAROQUE WALNUT ARMCHAIR
the back with figural finials above upholstered paneled seat, on square legs joined by stretchers ending in sleigh feet Condition: incorporating antique and later elements Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 300/500
Lot# 381: GEORGIAN CELESTIAL GLOBE
circa 1799 John & William Cary; Cary's New and Improved Celestial Globe the celestial globe is mapped with constellations elegantly depicted by mythical figures and scientific instruments in the Baroque taste, the zodiac belt within graph-form grid Condition: with restoration throughout Provenance: House of Props, Los Angeles
28 inches wide; 47 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 382: ROMAN CARVED MARBLE COVERED FUNERARY URN
Condition: the urn has been heavily re-carved Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 96-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
11 inches wide; 16 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 383: TWELVE COPELAND SPODE SERVICE PLATES
"r9060" pattern
10 3/4 inches diameter
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 384: BIEDERMEIER PARCEL GILT ROSEWOOD LIBRARY TABLE
the circular top with two apron drawers each opening to a fitted writing surface resting on a pedestal base with gilt paw feet
51 inches diameter; 29 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 385: "FETE CHAMPETRE WITH A FIGURE SHOOTING A BOW"
19th Century French School oil on canvas
19 1/2 x 27 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 386: BELA IVANYI GRUNWALD: "TWO WOMEN WITH WATER JUG"
oil on canvas signed upper right
10 x 8 1/2 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 387: CONTINENTAL NEOCLASSICAL CARVED PINE TALL CASE CLOCK
the hood with pierced cresting, the trunk enclosed by a long panel door on plinth base, the circular enamel dial with Roman numerals Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
94 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 388: "FLOWERS IN A COPPER URN"
19th century Italian School oil on canvas Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, September 1980 [p. 89-- the Dining Room of the Outpost Estates residence]
26 x 40 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 389: ANTONI CLAVE SANMARTIN: "STILL LIFE WITH FRUIT"
oil on artist's board signed lower right
25 x 31 inches
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 390: THREE JAPANESE BRONZE TEAPOTS
with character marks to two lids
the largest measuring 7 inches wide; 9 inches high to top of handle
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 391: ITALIAN PAINTED & PARCEL GILT CONSOLE
the rectangular rouge marble top above a Neoclassic case with square tapered supports
46 1/2 inches wide; 18 1/2 inches deep; 33 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 392: ITALIAN BAROQUE WALNUT SECRETARY CABINET
The upper case with shaped pediment and enclosed with an arch mirror paneled door, the lower case with hinged hall enclosing a well fitted interior above three long drawers on bun feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
height 93in; width 34in; depth 22in
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 393: WILLIAM IV EBONIZED LIBRARY ARMCHAIR
with curved bar crest rail and scroll arm supports above an upholstered paneled seat raised on turned tapered, fluted legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 300/500
Lot# 394: HARRISON MCINTOSH FOOTED CERAMIC VESSEL
glazed footed compote in beige, brown and blue; with label and inscribed by maker
6 inches diameter; 4 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 395: HARRISON MCINTOSH FOOTED CERAMIC BOWL
striped glazed turquoise pattern; inscribed HM on underside
6 inches diameter; 5 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 396: BEATRICE WOOD: TEAR DROP GLAZED CERAMIC VASE
signed BEATO below
8 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 397: JEREMY THOMAS: "PINK OXCIDE"
circa 2012 forged mild steel & acrylic
5 1/2 inches wide; 7 inches deep; 6 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 398: CHINESE EXPORT SCARLET LACQUERED CABINET
Two parts associated Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
height 80in; width 38in; depth 16 1/2inches
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 399: "THE TEMPLE OF VESTA, AEDES VESTA"
18th century Italian School oil on canvas Condition: relined and restored Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Lord Montague-Beaulieu; Thomas Agnew & Son’s, Ltd.
19 x 24 inches
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 400: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS HORSE HEAD
etched signature on base
16 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 401: ITALIAN ROCOCO STYLE FRUITWOOD VENEERED WRITING DESK
of fluted bombe outline, the hinged fall enclosing a fitted interior with two deep drawers below above an undulating apron raised on cabriole legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
45 inches wide; 21 inches deep; 40 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/2,500
Lot# 402: CIRCLE OF WILLIAM DOBSON: "PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG BOY WEARING LONG TUNIC WITH LACE COLLAR"
oil on canvas Condition: relined and with restoration Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 148-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
48 x 24 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 403: GERMAN STYLE THREE QUARTER SUIT OF ARMOR
19th Century reproduction of a 16th Century Nuremburg suit of armor
71 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 404: ROCOCO GILTWOOD CARTOUCHE MIRROR
the rocaille frame surrounding a mirrored plate
50 x 24 1/2 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 405: ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE JOHN GARNITURE
the urn with Neoclassic mounts on a porphyry stepped base
12 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 406: PAIR OF AUSTRIAN TERRA COTTA BUSTS
depicting an Orientalist male and female model
17 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 407: NAPOLEON III EBONIZED, AMBOYNA & PORCELAIN-MOUNTED SECRETAIRE CABINET
the superstructure having a central niche with mirrored back flanked by a single cupboard door, with porcelain plaques throughout; on a console with three frieze drawers and tiered base held aloft by frontal legs
54 inched wide; 21 1/2 inches deep; 60 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 408: TOM HOPKINS: " THE WATER BRIDGE"
oil on canvas signed lower right Provenance: Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
50 x 48 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 409: VACLAVA SPALA: "LANDSCAPE WITH GEESE"
oil on canvas signed lower right
15 x 25 inches
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 410: GABRIEL GODDARD: "STILL LIFE"
circa 1960 oil on canvas signed and dated lower left Provenance: The Estate of Steve Allen & Jayne Meadows
20 x 26 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 411: JEAN POUGNY: "CELLIST"
circa 1919 watercolor and gouache on paper signed and dated lower right Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 412: WINSTON ROETH: "UNTITLED"
circa 1985 pastel on paper initialed lower left
11 x 9 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 413: NAPOLEON III EBONIZED DISPLAY CABINET
the breakfront top with a molded gilt metal rim on a case with porcelain and ormolu mounts surrounding a single glazed door
34 inches wide; 15 inches deep; 43 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 414: LOUIS XVI STYLE CARVED GILTWOOD SALON SUITE
comprising a canape and four fauteuils, each with upholstered seat and back surrounding a Neoclassic frame with trophy surmount and rams head terminals
canape measuring 67 inches wide
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 415: FRENCH RENAISSANCE STYLE SILVER GILT SALON TABLE
the rectangular black marble top with a malachite border and pietra dura still life on a gilt frame with massive supports and central stretcher
71 1/2 inches wide; 35 1/2 inches deep; 32 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 416: FRENCH GILT BRONZE & PORCELAIN-MOUNTED SHELF CLOCK
in the Louis XVI style, the classic temple form case with inset porcelain plaques
17 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 417: FRENCH MARQUETRY LICQUEUR CABINET
the rouge marble top above four hinged doors with ormolu mounts opening to a mirror lined interior on slight cabriole legs Condition: repair to marble
26 inches wide; 18 inches deep; 35 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 418: LOUIS XV STYLE BRONZE MOUNTED SMALL VITRINE CABINET
late 19th/early 20th Century retailed by H.A. Comer
23 3/4 inches wide; 15 3/4 inches deep; 34 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 419: PAIR OF ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL FRUITWOOD ARMCHAIRS
the foliate carved back with scrolled arms Condition: the joining in need of strengthening and some repair Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 420: GROUP OF EIGHT FLEMISH BAROQUE TAPESTRY FRAGMENT PILLOWS
each with foliate and floral tapestry panels Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 96-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
largest 14 x 19 inches
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 421: SAROUK CARPET
10'1 x 13'5
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 422: EMILE BERNARD: "STILL LIFE WITH FISH"
oil on canvas signed upper right
14 x 19 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 423: ITALIAN BAROQUE PAINTED SECRETAIRE
the upper cabinet with a gilt cornice above a pair of cabinet doors, a slant front writing surface, and three long drawers
40 inches wide; 21 inches deep; 90 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 424: SPANISH COLONIAL POLYCHROME SANTO
43 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/1,800
Lot# 425: BURMESE BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI
wood, lacquer, gilding, and inset paste Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 96-- the Living Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
18 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 426: THAI CARVED WOOD BUDDHA
gilded and painted
34 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 427: AFTER MANUEL DE FRANCA: "PORTRAIT OF CHILDREN"
oil on canvas inscribed verso
52 1/2 x 42 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 428: NORTH ITALIAN CARVED WALNUT & INLAID CENTER TABLE
the shaped rectangular inlaid top above a pair of column trestle supports with a single plank stretcher
51 1/2 inches wide; 31 1/2 inches deep; 30 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 429: HENRI DESIRE GAUQUIE: BUST OF A YOUNG WOMAN
terracotta on marble plinth inscribed
26 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 430: JACQUES VILLON: "SELF PORTRAIT"
circa 1925 oil on canvas signed and dated lower left Exhibited: San Francisco Museum of Art, circa September 21, 1957 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, circa May 1967, with loan from Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
13 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 431: JEAN POUGNY: "RUE VERCINGETOUIX-MONTPARNASSE"
oil on canvas signed lower right Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
20 x 25 1/2 inches
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 432: JEAN POUGNY: "PORT VINCENNES"
oil on canvas signed lower right and titled lower left Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
20 x 25 3/4 inches
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 433: WILHELM GUSTAV FRIEDERICH HASEMANN: "PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN"
oil on panel
13 x 9 1/2 inches sight
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 434: LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU MOUNTED CABINET
the shaped serpentine marble top above two doors with ormolu mounts on short cabriole legs with bronze sabots
50 1/2 inches wide; 19 1/2 inches deep; 46 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 435: BRONZE, ONYX, & CHAMPLEVE PICTURE FRAME
the rectangular body with enameled and bronze corners
15 1/4 x 12 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 436: TOM HOLLAND: "ZITO"
circa 1987 epoxy and aluminum sculpture signed, dated, and titled Provenance: Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle
20 1/2 x 13 x 13 1/2 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 437: MOORISH EBONIZED AND INLAID TABLE
the rectangular top with a star form inlaid medallion on Arabesque supports on a lower shelf of similar design
47 inches wide; 25 inches deep; 35 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 438: EARLY VICTORIAN PAPIER MACHE TILT TOP OCCASIONAL TABLE
the octagonal top decorated with a church ruin and a peacock in the foreground, on tapered column, platform base and scroll feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
23 inches square; 29 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 439: CARVED STONE FIGURE OF ST. ETIENNE
Condition: the head reaffixed and lacking left hand; together with glazed ceramic pedestal
29 total inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 440: ALOIS LECOQUE: "STILL LIFE WITH GLADIOLAS IN A PITCHER"
circa 1952 oil on canvas signed and dated lower left
28 x 22 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 441: RAIMONDS STAPRANS: "HAM & BLUE APPLES"
circa 1958 oil on canvas signed lower left Provenance: Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco [with stamp and label] The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
24 x 28 1/2 inches
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 442: RAIMONDS STAPRANS: "WINDY WEATHER BOATS"
circa 1970 oil on canvas signed and dated upper right titled on stretcher Provenance: Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco [inv. no. 5804] The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
22 x 25 inches
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 443: PINCUS BURSTEIN [MARYAN]: "PORTRAIT OF A KING"
circa 1952 oil on canvas signed "Maryan" and dated upper right Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
24 x 20 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 444: PINCUS BURSTEIN [MARYAN]: "SELF PORTRAIT"
circa 1952 oil on canvas signed upper and dated upper right Exhibited: San Francisco Museum of Art-- March 20, 1954 [inv. no. 54.1138] Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
29 1/2 x 21 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 445: CHINESE ARCHAIC STYLE BRONZE VESSEL
Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
11 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,000
Lot# 446: CHINESE CARVED CORAL FIGURAL GROUP
carved with seven Immortals holding various attributes
11 inches wide; 9 inches high
Estimate: 12,000/15,000
Lot# 447: CHINESE YELLOW GROUND PORCELAIN BOWL
enameled and gilt exterior with scrolls and character reserves all on a yellow ground with iron red six-character mark to white glazed base
4 1/4 inches diameter;3 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 448: CHINESE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN DRAGON BOWL
the bowl decorated with a red dragons and blue clouds, marked on the bottom with a six-character mark
4 3/4 inches wide;2 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 449: PAIR OF CHINESE ENAMELED GILT SILVER & WHITE JADE CENSERS
each lid with a flame finial and carnelian cabochons with dragon-form finials, white jade medallions, and raised enameled legs
6 1/2 inches wide; 7 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 450: PAIR OF CHINESE GILT SILVER, WHITE JADE, & SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE BOXES
each having a lid and body with filigree work, floral jade inset panels and turquoise & coral cabochons
3 1/2 inches wide; 2 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 451: PAIR OF CHINESE GILT SILVER, ENAMEL, & JADE TEA CADDIES
each with an enameled foliate top above a similarly decorated case having a carved white jade medallion on either side
3 1/2 inches wide; 4 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 452: PAIR OF CHINESE ENAMELED GILT SILVER & WHITE JADE COVERED JARS
each lid with a carved butterfly medallion, foliate enamel, and gemstone inlay on a body similarly decorated
3 1/2 inches diameter; 4 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 453: CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL COVERED URN
19th Century
14 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 454: CHINESE GILT SILVER, ENAMEL, & JADE BOX
the floral white jade plaque on an archaic-style body with enamel and silver gilt mounting a jade cylinder
4 inches diameter; 5 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 455: CHINESE SILVER & WHITE JADE BOX
the hinged box with a ruyi depicting a figure in a landscape on a body with engraved foliate design
5 1/2 inches wide
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 456: CHINESE GILT SILVER, WHITE JADE, & STONE COVERED BOX
the lid with a central white jade butterfly medallion surrounded by foliate enamel decoration and semi-precious stones, on a rectangular body with similar inlay
3 1/4 inches square; 4 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 457: CHINESE ENAMELED GILT SILVER & STONE COVERED BOX
the silver entwined dragon lid with turquoise cabochons on a cylindrical body with a dragon amongst the clouds
3 1/2 inches diameter; 5 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 458: CARVED JADE FIGURE
the white jade stone carved into the shape of a traditional elder
4 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 459: CHINESE GILT SILVER, ENAMEL, WHITE JADE, & SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE BOX
the peach-form lid with a central white jade medallion surrounded by turquoise & coral cabochons and enameled phoenix decoration; on a conforming body with a cabochon band the jade medallion measuring 2.75 x 3 inches
9 total inches wide
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 460: CHINESE GILT SILVER, WHITE JADE, & & SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE CASKET
in the archaic style, the toggle finial on a dragon and bat-form lid with two white jade butterfly medallions and turquoise, lapis, and carnelian inlay; on a body with a pair of white jade buckles and bracelets and two ruyi with foliate design on a silver gilt body similarly decorated the ruyi: approx. 4 5/8 x 2 3/4 inches; the buckles: 5 inches long; the bracelets: 2 1/4 inches diameter
15 inches wide; 16 inches high
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 461: CHINESE SILVER & JADE HAND MIRROR
the carved ruyi depicting a bird on a silver frame with rose quartz and jadeite inlay and a jade buckle handle
10 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 462: CHINESE SILVER & WHITE JADE HAND MIRROR
the ruyi with a peach tree design and buckle-form handle
7 3/4 inches long
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 463: BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA
seated on a lotus base with loop earrings, pierced crown, and beaded necklace
11 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 464: CHINESE BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF BUDDHA
seated on a lotus form stand
13 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 465: JOHN MINTON: "CORNISH HARBOUR"
circa 1948 watercolor and signed upper left Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 151-- Gore Vidal's Bedroom at La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
12 x 16 1/2 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 466: AMERICAN MAHOGANY TALL CASE CLOCK
the broken swan neck pediment above a hood encasing a hand painted dial atop a long case Provenance: the Estate of the U.S. Senator from California, Senator Thomas Kuchel Condition: with repair to pediment
94 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 467: ATTRIBUTED TO LOUIS MUELLER: "GOOD FINANCIAL NEWS"
oil on canvas signed lower right
16 x 20 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 468: PAUL EMILE PISSARRO: "BATEAUX LE LONG DU PORT"
pastel on paper signed lower right
8 1/2 x 11 inches sight
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 469: SYDNEY PERCY KENDRICK: "FIGURES IN A PARK SCENE LANDSCAPE"
oil on canvas relined signed lower left
28 x 36 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 470: LOUIS MICHEL EILSHEMIUS: "SEASCAPE AT DUSK"
oil on cardboard signed lower right Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
10 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 471: TWO PAIR OF BACCARAT MOLDED GLASS FIGURAL CANDLESTICKS
each depicting a cherub holding aloft a single candle arm
15 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 472: SET OF FOUR ROCK CRYSTAL OBELISKS
each carved rock crystal obelisk in various sizes
ranging from 21 inches and 12 3/4 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 473: CONTINENTAL NEOCLASSICAL PAINTED CAST IRON & TOLE LAVABO
the domed cover with gadrooned ornament and a finial flanked by ram’s heads suspending swags above a dual spigot on turned foot, with a lead liner Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
31 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 474: ENGLISH WALNUT DESK
in two parts the upper cabinet with two tambour front sliding doors above a leather top writing surface on two cabinets each with three short drawers on bracket feet
67 inches wide; 34 1/2 inches deep; 61 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 475: PAIR OF ITALIAN INLAID WALNUT MIRRORS
the rectangular beveled plate within a geometric inlaid border Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 102-- Howard Austen's Bedroom at La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
34 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 476: LOUIS MICHEL EILSHEMIUS: "NUDE IN A LANDSCAPE"
oil on board signed lower right Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
30 x 20 inches
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 477: ITALIAN BAROQUE POLYCHROME DECORATED FIGURE OF A BLACKAMOOR
the standing figure in gilt and polychrome tunic wearing a flowing robe, holding a staff on square plinth with cut corners and similar later cut velvet plinth base Condition: with loss throughout Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
58 inches high
Estimate: 1,800/2,500
Lot# 478: DAUM NANCY VIRTRIFIED & PIERCED VOLCANIQUE GOURD VASE
the multi-colored mottled body with an applied insect and a pierced opening revealing layers of color; etched signature on the side with the Cross of Lorraine Provenance: James D. Julia-- December 1 & 2, 2010 [Lot 2012]
5 1/2 inches diameter; 7 inches high
Estimate: 7,000/10,000
Lot# 479: DAUM NANCY VITRIFIED GOURD VASE
with applied stem and insect, the mottled body with multi-colored striations and a pierced opening revealing layers of color; with etched signature on side with the Cross of Lorraine
11 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 7,000/10,000
Lot# 480: DAUM NANCY MARTEL GROUND & ETCHED GLASS VASE
with an applied snail on a floral decorated body graduating in color from clear to opaque glass; with a carved signature and the Cross of Lorraine on the rim of the base
8 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 481: PAIR OF FRENCH PORCELAIN & CHAMPLEVE VASES
each on an onyx base
10 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 482: FRENCH ENAMELED SILVER ORBITAL CLOCK
on a white marble plinth in fitted leather case
4 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 483: E.F. CALDWELL GILT BRONZE & LAPIS LAZULI FIGURAL TABLE CLOCK
in the Renaissance style, the pierced case with a laurel border having a cherub winding dial finial; the enameled dial and case resting on a pair of sphinx. The 8-day Omega movement with 17 jewels and serial no. 3078964, circa 1910
7 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 484: PABLO PICASSO: "BOUQUET A LA POMME" MADOURA PLATE
circa 1956; Ramie, 307 stamped 'Madoura Plein Feu/Empreinte Originale de Picasso'; from an ed. of 400 partially glazed ceramic plate
10 inches diameter
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 485: LOUIS XV STYLE MARQUETRY & KINGWOOD VITRINE
serpentine bowed front case with single glass front door; with four slightly curved legs terminating in bronze paw form sabots
32 inches wide; 18 inches deep; 68 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/5,000
Lot# 486: FRANCISCO ZUNIGA: "TWO MOTHERS"
circa 1980 pastel signed and dated lower right Provenance: The Estate of Millard Sheets; Millard Sheets traveled to Mexico to acquire the painting directly from his friend Francisco Zuniga; email correspondence from Ariel Zuniga stating image will be included in volume V of catalogue raisonne.
20 x 28 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 487: DONG KINGMAN: "TUGBOAT IN HARBOR"
circa 1941 watercolor signed and dated lower left
20 1/2 x 27 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 488: FRENCH PORCELAIN & ENAMEL VASE
the ormolu and champleve mounted vase with three floral reserves and one reserve depicting two cherubs
19 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 489: PAIR OF FRENCH ENAMELED & MOLDED GLASS CANDLESTICKS
in the style of Baccarat each with a floral design stem and base
14 inches high
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 490: PAIR OF PORTUGUESE ROCOCO STYLE PAINTED & PARCEL GILT CONSOLES
the shaped painted top above a pierced apron and scrolled supports
44 1/2 inches wide; 25 1/2 inches deep; 34 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 491: ERNEST LAWSON: "LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURE IN A CLEARING"
circa 1910 oil on canvas laid down on canvas signed lower right
16 x 20 inches
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 492: GENNARO FAVAI: "ITALIAN HARBOR SCENE"
oil on board signed lower right
25 x 27 1/2 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 493: LOUIS MICHEL EILSHEMIUS: "NUDE BY A WATERFALL"
oil on board signed lower left Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
30 x 39 1/2 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 494: FELIX ANGEL: "HORSE, CYCLIST, AND COWBOY"
circa 1980 pastel and gouache signed and dated center right
31 1/2 x 40 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 495: VIENNESE PORCELAIN COVERED URN
the gilt decorated lid, body, and pedestal with gilt foliate decoration on a burgundy ground and an oval medallion depicting a maiden with a bouquet condition: with wear and repair
31 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 496: PAIR OF SEVRES PORCELAIN & GILT BRONZE CANDELABRA
each having four gilt bronze branches above a cobalt porcelain barley twist stem and four bronze dolphin form supports
15 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 497: "HARLEQUIN"
circa 1879 inscribed "St. Marceaux" in casting bronze figure with gilt bronze patina
34 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 498: DUTCH NEOCLASSICAL WALNUT WALL CLOCK
the hood with broken angled pediment flanked by turned columns with shaped apron below, the arched painted dial with Roman numerals Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
56 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 499: GENNARO FAVAI: "THE DEAD CITY OF POSITANO"
oil on canvas and painted verso signed lower right
24 x 30 inches
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 500: GENNARO FAVAI: "HARBOR SHIPYARD"
oil on board
22 x 25 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 501: NAPOLEON III EBONIZED & PORCELAIN-MOUNTED WRITING DESK
the upper cabinet with a mirrored arched cubby-hole and two porcelain mounted cabinet doors above a rectangular bureau with two short and one long frieze drawers with porcelain painted mounts above two lower tier shelves
54 inches wide; 22 inches deep; 62 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 502: IVO HAUPTMANN: "STILL LIFE WITH FLOWERS"
oil canvas signed lower right
23 1/2 x 29 inches
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 503: LOUIS MICHEL EILSHEMIUS: "NUDES BATHING AT NIGHT"
oil on canvas laid down on Masonite signed lower left Provenance: The Louis & Annette Kaufman Trust
22 x 30 inches
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 504: RENE LALIQUE: PAIR OF MOLDED GLASS MASCOTS
Petite Libellule pattern circa 1928; Marcilhac, 1144 each set in an onyx and lapis lazuli pedestal to form a pair of bookends
6 1/4 inches long; 7 total inches high
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
Lot# 505: RENE LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS VASE
"Lierre" pattern circa 1930; Marcilhac,1041 stenciled R. LALIQUE, FRANCE below Condition: small flea bite to rim and surface scratches to underside
6 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 506: JAPANESE CALLIGRAPHY SCROOL
by Etsuzan (1629-1709) Ink on paper 29.6 x 63 cm with certificate from Oriental Art Sekisen Ishinosuke Mizutanu, September 1986
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 507: LOUIS XV STYLE GILT BRONZE & PORCELAIN-MOUNTED MAHOGANY TABLE
the rectangular shaped top with a French porcelain insert depicting five floral painted reserves above a single frieze drawer and lower tier shelf on slight cabriole legs
13 1/2 inches wide; 10 1/2 inches deep; 27 inches high
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 508: FRENCH MARQUETRY INLAID PETIT COMMODE
the circular foliate top above two small doors opening to three short drawers on slender cabriole legs
10 1/2 inches diameter; 28 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 509: LATE REGENCY GILT BRONZE MOUNTED ROSEWOOD TILT TOP BREAKFAST TABLE
the circular top above a plain frieze on tapered column and platform base ending in paw feet Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
height 28in; width 42in
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 510: PAIR OF NEOCLASSIC STYLE BRASS & GRANITE GUERIDONS
each with a round black granite top set into a Neoclassic style brass structure with cross stretchers Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
31 1/2 inches diameter; 23 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 511: SET OF FOUR FRENCH RENAISSANCE STYLE WALNUT HALL CHAIRS
each with tapestry upholstered back and seat
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 512: PAIR OF ITALIAN ROCOCO CARVED & GILTWOOD MIRROR FRAMES
the cartouche-shaped plates within mold sea scroll foliate and dolphin surround, with pierced cresting and similar apron below Condition: one missing plate; with loss throughout Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 150-- the Dining Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy] Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 100-- the Dining Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
50 x 26 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 513: CHINESE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN VASE
hexagonal neck and body with blue foliate design
20 1/2 inches tall
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 514: CHINESE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN CHARGER
possibly Ming Dynasty the dish decorated in sapphire-blue tones with Chinese landscapes, foliate design, and scholars objects
14 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 515: PAIR OF CONTINENTAL FROSTED & CLEAR GLASS THREE LIGHT CANDELABRA
the standard in the form of an Egyptian pharaoh Condition: one repaired at joining of candle arms to standard Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 96-- the Dining Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
18 inches high
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 516: FRENCH CHERRYWOOD FARM TABLE
the rectangular top with refectory leaves and square tapered supports
79 inches long
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 517: SET OF EIGHT FRENCH CHERRYWOOD DINING CHAIRS
comprising two arm and six side chairs, each with a rush seat
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 518: PAIR OF FRENCH AUBUSSON NARROW TAPESTRY PANELS
the Neoclassical design with figures mounted on pedestals within foliage and cherubs
117 x 46 inches
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 519: ITALIAN ROCOCO STYLE MAHOGANY WINDOW BENCH
with scrolled arms, red upholstered cushion on claw footed legs Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
50 inches wide; 20 inches deep; 34 inches high
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 520: JAMES GILL: "WIFE REMOVING HER SLIP"
circa 1962 oil on Masonite signed lower right Provenance: From the Estate of Louis and Annette Kaufman
40 x 30 1/2 inches
Estimate: 8,000/12,000
Lot# 521: EUGENE BERMAN: "THE SKY ABOVE (CIELITO LINDO)"
circa 1967 oil on canvas signed with initials and dated ‘E B 1967’ lower center initialed, dated, and titled verso Condition: some craquelure to painted surface Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
26 x 20 inches
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 522: PAUL JASMIN: "INTERIOR WITH FORESHORTENED MALE NUDE LAYING ON BED"
oil on canvas signed lower right stamped ‘Ancobilt/ Glendale NY’ on stretcher verso Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
38 x 38 inches
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 523: FRENCH ORMOLU MOUNTED MARBLE CENTERPIECE
the bowl shaped rouge marble on a similar plinth with rococo gilt bronze handles and ormolu throughout
23 inches wide; 14 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 524: MARY PECK PORTFOLIO: "FORT MEIGS" & "THE TEMPLES OF GREECE"
together with 40 loose silver gelatin photographs in two portfolio boxes Provenance: The Collection of the Copley Press & Library, La Jolla
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 525: ITALIAN WALNUT BOMBE COMMODE
the scalloped top above three short and three long undulating drawers
57 1/2 inches wide; 25 inches deep; 37 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 526: EDWARD MELCARTH: "MEN FALLING OUT OF THE SKY WITH TWO WOMEN BELOW"
oil on canvas signed Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
25 x 25 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 527: PAIR OF BURMESE APSARAS
each finely carved gilt figure mounted on a single plank Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest, January 1994 [p. 99-- the Studio of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
each measuring 35 x 14 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 528: GEORGIAN OAK CHEST ON STAND
the upper structure with two short and three long drawers resting on a stand with three apron drawers and shaped apron
43 inches wide; 19 inches deep; 61 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 529: CHINESE TURQUOISE GLAZED PORCELAIN VASE
Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 150-- the Hall of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
13 inches high
Estimate: 100/200
Lot# 530: ITALIAN BAROQUE CARVED GILTWOOD WALL BRACKET
the bowed plateau above a sea scroll and foliate support Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
14 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 531: SIX SEVRES PORCELAIN CABINET PLATES
each depicting two cherubs flanking the emblem of Napoleon, with a burgundy and gilt ivory border
9 1/2 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 532: GEORGIAN OAK WELSH DRESSER
the plate rack above three frieze drawers on four straight legs
74 inches wide; 15 inches deep; 71 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 533: THAI STANDING BUDDHA
comprising of gilded iron
44 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 534: JOSE ANGEL ROSABAL: "SIN TITULO"
circa1969 watercolor and gouache on paper signed and dated lower right Note: with original art certificate of authenticity from artist Jose Rosabal; certificate dates work November 1969.
17 x 23 inches sight
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 535: LEONID BERMAN: "TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE: ROWS OF VARIOUS TREES & HILLSIDE FARMHOUSE"
oil on canvas initialed lower right Provenance: Richard K. Larcader Gallery, New York The Estate of Gore Vidal
17 1/2 x 21 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 536: ALBERT-GABRIEL RIGOLOT: "PAYSAGE"
oil on canvas signed lower left
19 1/2 x 26 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 537: FREDERICK RANDOLPH SPENCER: "PORTRAIT OF CHRISTOPHER BEAKLEY"
oil on board Provenance: The Estate of Steve Allen & Jayne Meadows
30 x 24 inches
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 538: HAROLD STERNER: "HOUSE ON THE HUDSON RIVER AT BARRYTOWN, NY"
watercolor on paper signed lower left and titled along lower border Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
14 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches
Estimate: 700/1,000
Lot# 539: FRENCH ELM & STEEL MOUNTED BUTCHER BLOCK
circa 1820
46 inches wide; 24 inches deep; 31 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 540: OUSHAK CARPET
13'1'' x 20'
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 541: TABRIZ CARPET
with wear Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
11'9" x 8'2"
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 542: PAIR OF FRENCH PROVINCIAL FRUITWOOD BONNETIERES
each having a molded cornice above a single glazed cartouche doo
38 1/2 inches wide; 20 1/2 inches deep;88 inches high
Estimate: 6,000/8,000
Lot# 543: GEORGIAN MAHOGANY & ROSEWOOD BUREAU
the upper shelf with three short drawer above a bureau with a central drawer opening to a hinged leather writing surface and hidden compartment flanked by two short drawers on tapered legs
48 inches wide; 20 inches deep; 53 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 544: REGENCY GILTWOOD BULLSEYE MIRROR
the circular frame surrounding a round plate having a pair of two light scrolled candle arms and an eagle surmount
48 x 32 inches
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 545: GEORGE II MAHOGANY CARD TABLE
with a hinged D-shaped fold over top enclosing a drawer on slight cabriole legs with pointed feet
28 inches wide; 13 1/2 inches deep; 28 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 546: REGENCY GILTWOOD CONVEX MIRROR
with eagle cresting and three scrolled candle arms
33 inches wide; 58 inches high
Estimate: 4,000/6,000
Lot# 547: SET OF FOUR NEOCLASSIC STYLE MARBLE PLAQUES
each depicting an emperor in profile
17 1/2 X 13 1/2 inches
Estimate: 3,000/4,000
Lot# 548: JOHANNES STRADANUS (JAN VAN DER STRAET): " EQUILE"
circa1580 incomplete portfolio of 25 engravings Condition: foxing & tears throughout Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
each plate approximately 8 x 11 inches
Estimate: 3,000/5,000
Lot# 549: MARK DI SUVERO: "DRAWING FOR SCULPTURE"
circa 1968 ink on paper signed lower right Provenance: Lo Giudice Gallery, Chicago
23 x 31 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 550: MARK DI SUVERO: "STUDY FOR A SCULPTURE"
ink on paper
14 x 16 3/4 inches
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 551: MARK DI SUVERO:"GABRIELLE"
iron sculpture
12 inches wide; 10 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 552: DAVID ANDERSON: "BUD VASE"
circa 1989 painted steel sculpture from an edition of 6, initialed and dated on the base Provenance: Commissioned by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Museum Council fundraising project
32 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 553: GEORGE HERMS: "UNTITLED (MASK)"
circa 1992 mixed media, wall-mounted construction of two circular saw blades, wire & metal strip Provenance: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Modern & Contemporary Art Council, Outsiders Masked Ball Fundraiser, October 1992
19 1/2 x 16 3/4 x 2 inches
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 554: GORE VIDAL'S TIFFANY & CO. STERLING BABY CUP
presented Eugene L. Vidal, Jr., circa October 3, 1925 Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
2 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 300/500
Lot# 555: ORDRE DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES MEDALS
Award to Gore Vidal for "Significant contribution to the enrichment of the French cultural inheritance" Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 556: GORE VIDAL'S WALLET & PASSPORT
Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 300/500
Lot# 557: TYPED NOTE FROM TENNESSEE WILLIAMS TO GORE VIDAL
signed (“Tennessee”), 1p, 8to, dated March 13, 1957, to Vidal, on Warwick Hotel stationery: “Most people who have talked to me freely about the play feel that….” Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 558: GORE VIDAL'S SIMPSON JACKET
Condition: with wear to wool from moths Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 559: STERLING SILVER CIGARETTE LIGHTER
monogrammed “G.V.” 9 troy ounces Condition: with dent to lower corner Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
3 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 200/300
Lot# 560: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM THE ABRUZZO FILM FESTIVAL
dated October 27, 2001 Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 300/400
Lot# 561: PHOTOGRAPH OF GORE VIDAL
circa 1982 black and white photograph signed Zimberoff lower right Condition: with tear to paper lower left Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
14 x 11 inches
Estimate: 400/600
Lot# 562: AWARD FROM THE HOUSTON FILM FESTIVAL FOR BILLY THE KID
circa1990 the Gold Award for Made-For-TV Feature Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
Estimate: 300/400
Lot# 563: ROYAL COPENHAGEN PORCELAIN GROUP
designed by Theodor Lundberg "Wave and Rock"
18 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 600/800
Lot# 564: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS CHARGER
"Cote d'Or" pattern with raised grape clusters on rim
15 3/4 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 565: DAUM: "CHEVAL"
mold signed: Maurice Legendre 14/200
13 inches wide; 14 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 566: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS TABLE SERVICE
"Honfleur" pattern comprising: 20 service plates, 8 finger bowls, 6 saucers, & 2 condiment bowls
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 567: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS STEMWARE SERVICE
"Phalsbourg" pattern comprising 16 water glasses (7 1/2"), 12 Bordeaux wines (6 1/2"), 13 claret wines (6 3/4"), 12 white whites (6 1/2"), and 12 champagne coupes (5 1/2") [65 total]
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 568: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS VASE
"Ondines" pattern
9 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 569: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS VASE
"Saint Emilion" pattern
10 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 570: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS TABLE SERVICE
"Chene" pattern comprising a pitcher, a pair of small jardinieres, six salad plates, and six luncheon plates (15 pieces)
the pitcher: 8 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 571: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS ICE BUCKET
"Ganymede" pattern
9 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 572: PAIR OF LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS VASES
"Mesanges" pattern
12 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 573: SET OF TWELVE LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS TUMBLERS
"Femmes antiques" pattern
4 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 574: LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS CENTERPIECE
"Champs d'Elysse" pattern etched "Lalique France" on base
18 inches long
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 575: PAIR OF LALIQUE FIGURAL MOLDED GLASS BOOKENDS
"Luxembourg" pattern
6 1/2 inches wide; 7 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 576: SIX LALIQUE MOLDED GLASS PLATES
"Piriac" pattern
10 3/4 inches wide
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 577: SET OF FOUR MOSER ENAMELED GLASS GOBLETS
each heavily gilt & enameled, flanked protruding amber cabochons
8 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 578: LATE VICTORIAN/EDWARDIAN SILVER TWO-HANDLED TRAY
124 troy ounces; all marks worn Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal
29 inches wide
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 579: REED & BARTON STERLING FLATWARE SERVICE
"Francis I" Pattern comprising 12 dinner forks (7"), 12 salad forks (6 1/8")< 12 seafood forks (5 1/2"), 12 ice cream forks (5 1/2"), 10 teaspoons (6"), 24 cream soup spoons (6"), 12 ice tea spoons (7 1/2"), 12 table spoons (7 1/4"), 10 dinner knives (9"), 12 butter knives (6"), three-piece carving set, cheese scoop, pastry server, two assorted serving spoons (9" & 6"), three assorted serving forks (11", 10", & 9"), slotted tomato server, bon bon server, flat dessert server (10"), cake server, and tongs 143 pieces
Estimate: 2,500/3,500
Lot# 580: GEORG JENSEN STERLING FLATWARE SERVICE
"Acorn" pattern comprising 12 dinner knives (9 3/4"), 12 luncheon knives with hollow handles (8"), 12 dessert knives with sterling blades (7"), 12 fish knives (8 1/8), 12 butter knives, 12 dinner forks (7 1/2"), 12 luncheon forks (6 1/2"), 12 salad forks (6 1/2"), 12 dessert forks (5 1/2"), 12 fish forks (three-tine, 6 1/2"), 12 bouillon spoons (5 1/4"), 12 soup spoons (6 1/2"), 23 tea spoons (5 3/4"), 12 fruit spoons (5 3/4"), 12 demitasse spoons (4 1/4"), 12 table spoons (7"), 2 bottle openers, a shovel, a flat dessert server and a serving knife 208 total pieces
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 581: GORHAM STERLING FLATWARE SERVICE
"Versailles" pattern comprising 11 dinner knives ( 9 1/2"), 14 luncheon knives (8 3/4"), 11 butter knives (5 3/4"), 12 dinner forks (8"), 12 luncheon forks ( 6 3/4"), 8 salad forks (6"), 11 seafood forks (5 3/4"), 9 teaspoons (5 3/4"), 12 table spoons (7 1/4"), 8 five o'clock spoons (5"), 7 bouillon spoons (5"), 11 ice cream spoons (5"), ladle (6 1/2"), and two serving spoons 129 total pieces
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 582: INTERNATIONAL STERLING FLATWARE SERVICE
"Royal Danish" pattern comprising 12 dinner knives (10"), 12 luncheon knives (8 3/4"), 13 butter knives (6"), 15 teaspoons (6"), 12 grapefruit spoons (6"), 13 soup spoons (5 3/4"), 12 ice cream spoons (5 1/2"), 10 demitasse spoons (4 1/4"), 13 dinner forks (7 3/4"), 12 luncheon forks (7 1/4"), 11 salad forks (6 1/2"), 11 seafood forks (5 1/2"), small ladle (5"), pickle fork, serving fork, flat server, cheese server, and two-piece carving set 152 total pieces
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 583: PAIR OF HANAU STYLE SILVER BIRDS ON PEDESTALS
the cockatiel and the parrot each on a granite column with silver base and applique; with hinged wings and a removable head
10 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 584: PAIR OF STERLING MATADORS
each holding a cape on a black plinth
the largest: 9 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 585: PAIR OF GERMAN STERLING KNIGHTS
each depicted in full armor with sword and shield, standing on a plinth 51 total troy ounces
11 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 586: SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER CUP
4 3/8 inches high
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 587: GEORG JENSEN STERLING OVAL COVERED DISH
circa 1920; no. 408b with grape cluster finial and handles 39 troy ounces
10 1/2 inches long
Estimate: 5,000/7,000
Lot# 588: EDWARDIAN STERLING SILVER CENTERPIECE
Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd., London, 1904-05 of oval shape with pierced scrolling foliate body on a four shell-footed base 76 troy ounces
19 inches wide; 8 inches high
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 589: PAIR OF SHREVE & CO. STERLING COMPOTES
each with a scalloped rim and etched floral motif 50 total troy ounces
9 inches diameter; 8 1/2 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 590: GERMAN .800 GILT SILVER FIGURAL CENTERPIECE
depicting two cherubs holding up a garland frame in which sits an etched glass bowl
19 inches long
Estimate: 2,000/3,000
Lot# 591: REED & BARTON STERLING FLOWER BOWL
the pierced and etched foliate rim with a silver-plated frog insert 45 troy ounces Provenance: The Estate of Gore Vidal Literature: published in Architectural Digest: Celebrity Homes, 1977 [p. 150-- the Dining Room of La Rondinaia, Ravello Italy]
15 1/2 inches diameter
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 592: ASPREY & CO. ELIZABETH II SILVER TRAY
created in honor if Her Majesty's Silver Jubilee the gallery rim surrounding the Royal coat of arms flanked by the dates of Elizabeth's reign 73 troy ounces
17 1/2 inches wide
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 593: GEORGE V SILVER TEA SERVICE
Nayler Brothers, London, 1928-29 comprising a kettle on stand, a teapot, creamer, and open sugar bowl 102 total troy ounces (including handles and finials)
the kettle: 15 inches high
Estimate: 1,500/2,000
Lot# 594: SET OF FOUR TIFFANY & CO. STERLING COMPOTES
stamped Tiffany & Co 56 total troy ounces
7 3/4 inches wide; 3 3/4 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 595: PAIR OF TIFFANY & CO. STERLING. BOWLS
each with a scalloped rim stamped and numbered 9049/3992 below 36 troy ounces
9 1/4 inches diameter
Estimate: 1,000/1,500
Lot# 596: PAIR OF WILLIAM SPRATLING STERLING GOBLETS
9 troy ounces
5 1/4 inches high
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 597: TIFFANY & CO. STERLING SERVING BOWL
with a pierced grape cluster rim stamped and numbered 16346/ 321 below 27 troy ounces
12 1/4 inches diameter
Estimate: 800/1,200
Lot# 598: TIFFANY AND CO. SILVER SPOON
14 troy ounces
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 599: PAIR OF TIFFANY & CO. GILT STERLING DISHES
with a floral rim stamped below and numbered 8650 M 872 with monogram in center 13 troy ounces
6 3/4 inches diameter
Estimate: 500/700
Lot# 600: TIFFANY & CO. STERLING FOOTED PLATTER
stamped Tiffany & Co MAKERS Sterling Silver 13764 M 75 troy ounces
22 inches wide
Estimate: 1,200/1,500
Lot# 601: REGENCY BURLWOOD CELLARETTE
the oval coffered hinged lid above a conforming body
40 inches wide; 28 inches deep; 24 inches high
Estimate: 2,000/3,000