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701. A Set of Four Japanese Illustrated Albums, Meiji Period (1868-1912), each accordion fold album with eighteen double width images of flowers of the four seasons, each image inscribed and sealed, covers bound in pale blue silk damask, one album with loose piece of note paper inscribed "Koishi/Shoseki/Koseki", each album height 9 7/8 in., width 7 1/4 in. (4 pcs.) $400/600
Provenance: With Benjamin Franklin March, Jr. (1899-1934), Curator of Asiatic Art, Detroit Institute of Arts (1927-1931); thence by descent in his family.

702. A Pair of Japanese Relief Decorated Enameled, Silvered and Gilded Bronze Baluster Vases, Meiji Period (1868-1912), tapering ovoid bodies with waisted flared necks, relief decorated with birds in flight amid seasonal flowering branches, the patinated bronze with enamel, silvered and gilt highlights, base inset with inscription cartouche, heights 11 3/4 in. $800/1200

703. A Pair of Japanese Mixed Metal Baluster Vases, Meiji Period (1868-1912), each tapering ovoid body with sloping shoulders and banded flared necks raised on an intrinsic tripod base, incised and inlaid around the body with cranes wading in water amid water reeds, each signed along the side, each base inscribed, heights 4 7/8 in. $400/600

704. A Japanese Ivory Netsuke and Associated Chinese Ivory Stand, 19th c. or earlier, the netsuke carved in pouch form with stylized joined handles, height 1 1/4 in., width 1 1/4 in.; the stand carved in dish form, diameter 1 1/2 in. $150/250
Provenance: With Benjamin Franklin March, Jr. (1899-1934), Curator of Asiatic Art, Detroit Institute of Arts (1927-1931); thence by descent in his family.

705. A Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Baluster Vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912), ovoid body with a waisted flared neck tapering to a slightly splayed foot, decorated with shield cartouches radiating from a banded midsection, height 8 1/2 in. $200/300

706. A Japanese Stoneware Teabowl, Chawan, rounded interior and sides with a brown glaze pooling toward an unglazed base and foot ring, base with impressed signature, height 3 in., depth 4 3/8 in. $100/150

707. A Japanese Kutani Stoneware Bowl and Flask, the bowl decorated to the interior with a bird and flowering branches, the exterior with vine sprays, height 2 in., diameter 6 1/4 in.; the flask of pinched ovoid form decorated with bird and flower panels, partially obliterated fuku mark to base, height 8 1/4 in. $200/300

708. A Japanese Painted and Embroidered Silk Robe, Haori, late Meiji/early Taisho, early 20th c., brown and beige silk painted with water, rocks and a magnificent leaping carp, satin stitch and gold couched thread highlights, height 39 1/2 in., width 31 1/2 in. $300/500

709. A Japanese Polychrome Decorated Bone Okimono of an Amorous Couple, two figures carved reclining on a curved plantain leaf reading a book, a coiled dragon at their feet and three children beside their heads, length 11 in., wood stand, overall height 6 in., length 11 3/4 in. $500/700

710. A Japanese Polychrome Decorated Bone Okimono of a Reclining Beauty, Bijin, carved resting on a plantain leaf wearing long robes open at the chest with two children at her head, length 10 in., wood stand, overall height 5 in., length 11 1/4 in. $400/600

711. A Japanese Bone Mounted Tanto Knife, curved blade with bone hilt and scabbard carved with figural decoration, overall length 12 in. $200/300

712. A Saudi Arabian Painted Wood Courtyard Door, six vertical panels with three horizontal strap panels, painted to one side with pinwheel roundels within geometric banded squares, the reverse with carved wood locking device, height 6 1/2 in., width 34 5/8 in., depth 3 1/2 in. $400/600

713. An Antique Ottoman Carved Teak and Brass-Mounted Dowry Chest, 19th c., lock clasp stamped "M.A.R.", dovetailed construction, interior fitted with lidded compartment, height 13 7/8 in., width 36 in., depth 15 1/4 in. $500/700

714. A Japanese Highly Carved Hardwood Writing Desk, Meiji Period (1868-1912), "Arthur & Bond/Yokohama" retailer's stamp, shaped back with shelves and compartments on each side, incurvate beaded and incised writing surface above two drawers, on phoenix carved cabriole legs, height 47 in., width 52 in., depth 24 in. $1000/1500

715. An Antique Chinese Carved Hardwood Tabouret, shaped, beaded top with inset rouge marble, pierced pea vine carved frieze, stylized dragon's head legs ending in paw feet, incurvate square stretcher, height 23 in., width 18 in., depth 18 in. $200/400

716. A Burmese Gilt Lacquer Papier-Mâché Figure of Buddha, 19th c., modeled seated in vajrasana on a lotus pedestal base with his hands held in bhumishparsha mudra, the tightly knotted hair with a top knot lacking finial, wearing a serene expression and a downcast gaze, height 22 1/2 in., width 16 in. $500/700
Provenance: Acquired Singapore, 1986.

717. A Burmese Mandalay-Style Polychrome and Gilt Wood Figure of Buddha, carved standing on a lotus pedestal base holding long, glass-jewel inset robes open with both hands, the tightly knotted hair worn in a top knot and held by a glass-jewel inset tiara, the face with a serene expression and a downcast gaze, height 44 in., width 19 1/4 in., mounted to a wood plinth, overall height 50 in. $400/600

718. Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849), "Rice being Pounded into Sake", woodblock print, sheet 8 3/8 in. x 14 1/2 in.; and after Hokusai, "Farmers Harvesting Salt with a View of Mount Fuji in the Distance", early 20th c. reproduction woodblock, sheet 9 3/4 in. x 13 7/8 in. $400/600
Provenance: Acquired Japan, 1919; thence by descent in the family.

719. Hiroshige (1797-1849), "Ronin Crossing a Bridge at Night on the Way to Moronao's Castle", a scene from Act XI, episode 1, of the kabuki play Kanadehon Chushingura (Treasury of Loyal Retainers), woodblock print, sheet 9 3/4 in. x 14 1/8 in. Note: condition. $300/500
Provenance: With Benjamin Franklin March, Jr. (1899-1934), curator of Asiatic Art, Detroit Institute of Arts (1927-1931); thence by descent in his family.

720. Kasamatsu Shiro (Japanese, 1898-1991), "Misty Evening at Shinobazu Pond", woodblock print, sheet 15 1/4 in. x 10 1/2 in. $300/500
Provenance: With Benjamin Franklin March, Jr. (1899-1934), Curator of Asiatic Art, Detroit Institute of Arts (1927-1931); thence by descent in his family.

721. Two Japanese Woodblock Prints, late 18th/early 19th c., including a single print depicting an actor by Utagawa Toyokuni (1769-1825), sheet 14 1/8 in. x 9 5/8 in.; and a triptych depicting a battle scene from the 1898 Sino-Japanese war by Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915), joined sheets, overall 14 1/2 in. x 28 in. $300/500
Provenance: With Benjamin Franklin March, Jr. (1899-1934), Curator of Asiatic Art, Detroit Institute of Arts (1927-1931); thence by descent in his family.

722. A Chinese Polychrome Painted "Wedding" Basket, three tiered barrel form with domed cover held by strap handle with circular finial, the cover painted with auspicious bats, the body with floral decoration, height 27 in., width 16 3/4 in. $300/500
Provenance: Acquired Hong Kong, 1992.

723. Chinese School, 19th c., probably Canton, a group of four watercolors on paper depicting elegantly attired men and women, each with a "Gallery 181, London" label en verso, each sight 12 3/4 in. x 8 3/4 in., matted and framed alike. $400/600

724. A Japanese Blue and White Porcelain Sake Cask, c. 1900, drum form body with domed top and loop handles flanking a central aperture, freely decorated to one side above an opening at the base, porcelain height 14 in., now mounted as a lamp. $200/300

725. A Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase, bulbous body decorated with two large cartouches enclosing flowering and fruiting peach sprays, lingzhi fungus and bats, between smaller figural landscape cartouches, the neck with spotted with flower sprays, the leaves picked out in vibrant gilt, base with apocryphal Qianlong mark, height 23 3/4 in., wood stand, overall height 32 1/2 in. $400/600

726. A Chinese Brass-Bound Hardwood Chest, camphorwood lining, hinged top opening to void interior, bracket feet, height 23 5/8 in., width 41 in., depth 20 in. $500/750

727. An Islamic Cairoware Tray and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Carved Wood Folding Stand, 19th/20th c., mixed metal circular tray decorated with brass, copper and silver script cartouches; the stand with turned legs and bobbin turned stretchers, overall height 23 in., diameter 25 3/4 in. $300/500

728. A Southeast Asian Bronze Rain Drum, cylindrical splayed base with two raised boss bands extending up the sides and concentric bands encircling the base, the wide neck with raised bands and strap handles supporting a flat circular top with a central raised starburst encircled by raised concentric bands and surmounted by four graduated frog groups, height 20 1/2 in., diameter 13 1/4 in. $400/600

729. A Tibetan Gilt Bronze Figure of Buddha, modeled seated upon a separately cast lotus pedestal base in vajrasana baring exposed foot soles, his right hand raised in abhaya mudra and his left held above his lap, wearing robes relief detailed with Buddhist emblems and foliate designs, the knotted hair worn high in a finialed top knot, height 15 1/4 in., width 10 1/4 in. $600/800
Provenance: Acquired Hong Kong, mid-1990s.

730. A Nepalese Dharani Buddhist Prayer Manuscript, ten leaves and two covers, the leaves: ink and color on paper, decorated with calligraphy and Buddhist miniatures, the covers: carved and painted wood, each leaf 3 1/2 in. x 13 1/4 in., float mounted and framed, overall height 55 3/4 in., width 17 3/8 in. $600/800

731. A Burmese Kammavaca Manuscript, late 19th c., sixteen leaves and two covers, each 5 in. x 23 3/4 in., mounted and divided into three frames: five leaves and front cover; six leaves; and five leaves and back cover, each frame height 43 1/2 in., width 29 5/8 in. $600/800
Provenance: Acquired Hong Kong, 1988.

732. A Group of Five Indo-Persian Miniatures, ink, color and gilt on paper, each with figural landscapes, sights: 10 1/4 in. x 7 1/4 in.; 10 3/4 in. x 7 3/4 in.; 10 3/4 in. x 7 1/4 in.; and 9 1/2 in. x 6 1/4 in., each attractively matted and framed. $600/800

733. Two Thai Illuminated Manuscript Leaves, ink, color and gilt on paper, each sight 13 in. x 10 in., matted and framed alike. $300/500

734. A Pair of Middle Eastern Carved Hardwood Armchairs, labeled M. Hayat & Bros., Peshawar, Pakistan, spindled backs with bulbous finials, spindled arms, rush seats on bulbous turned legs. $800/1200

735. A Pair of Chinese Ming-Style Blue and White Covered Jars, the baluster bodies with a continuous outdoor figural scene between concentric meandering vine banding at the shoulder and geometric banding around the slightly flared foot, with finial surmounted domed covers, height 24 in. $1200/1800

736. A Continental Brass Skeleton Clock, 20th c., modeled after the "Great Wheel" antique clocks of the 19th c., enameled dial, presented under blown glass dome on ebonized oval stand, height 20 in., width 14 in., depth 8 in. $800/1200

737. A Fine American Ebonized, Gilt-Incised, and Gilt Bronze-Mounted Credenza, mid-19th c., stamped "Gustave Herter, NY", black marble top above two short drawers and two cabinet doors with beribboned patinated bronze plaques of cavorting putti, canted corners with scrolled anthemion carving, conforming plinth base, height 45 1/2 in., width 54 in., depth 21 in. $3000/5000
Note: The forceful Neo-Grec style of this cabinet is indicative of the work of Gustave Herter in the early 1860's. A cabinet branded "G. Herter/New York" in the collection of Ian Berke has scroll and palmette stiles identical to those on the cabinet here.
Reference: Voorsanger. "Gustave Herter, Cabinetmaker and Decorator", Magazine Antiques, (May 1995), p. 744, pl. V.

738. Two Antique Bamboo and Lacquered Occasional Tables, c. 1900, each with lacquered top, splayed legs, stretcher shelf, height 26 1/4 in., width 19 1/4 in., depth 18 1/4 in. and height 27 in., width 22 in., depth 22 1/2 in. $300/500

739. An American Rococo Carved Mahogany Pier Table, mid-19th c., serpentine marble top with rounded corners, foliate carved frieze, mirrored back flanked by foliate lyre supports, cove molded plinth, shaped foliate-carved base, height 38 in., width 40 1/4 in., depth 18 in. $700/900

740. A Rare American Walnut Adjustable Easy Chair, c. 1881, labeled "Manufactured for F.M. Dillie & Co., 162 Elm Street, Cincinnati, pat. Feb. 5, 1881". $300/500
Reference: Thirty-First Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture Vol. XXIII. 1881, p. 164.

741. An American Classical-Style Spiral-Turned Green Marble Pedestal, 19th c., square swivel top, turned column, stepped octagonal base, in three parts, height 31 in., width 14 in., depth 14 in. $300/500

742. A Suite of Six Benchmade American Rococo-Style Carved Mahogany Side Chairs and Dining Table, 20th c., Ruppert Kohlmaier, New Orleans, rose carved pierced crests, leaf and rose splats, serpentine seat rail, blue leather seats with nailhead trim, cabriole legs; the table in the Louis XVI taste with serpentine top, shaped skirt, one leaf, cabriole legs, table height 30 1/2 in., width 72 in., depth 41 1/2 in. $1500/2500

743. A Pair of American Renaissance Carved Walnut Bedside Commodes, 19th c., each with marble top above a foliate-carved drawer, paneled door, molded base, blocked feet, casters, height 31 in., width 17 in., depth 16 in. $700/1000

744. An American Classical Mahogany Commode, c. 1830, original marble top, molded frieze, crossbanded door, shelf interior, molded base, casters, height 30 1/4 in., width 20 1/2 in., depth 17 1/4 in. $300/500

745. An American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Parlour Suite, mid-19th c., attributed to J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, in the pattern known as "Stanton Hall", comprising a sofa, armchair and two side chairs, each gadrooned pierced crest with floral cartouche, scrolled arms and cabriole legs, the side chairs with casters, sofa height 47 1/2 in., width 65 in., depth 26 1/2 in. $4000/6000

746. A Pair of American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Side Chairs, mid-19th c., attributed to J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, in the pattern known as "Stanton Hall", each with gadrooned and pierced arched crest centered by a floral cartouche, C and S scrolled pierced stiles, serpentine carved seat rail, cabriole legs, casters. $2000/3000

747. A Régence-Style Carved and Gilded Mirror, crest with scrolled flora and a pair of birds, divided mirror plate, height 68 1/2 in., width 37 1/2 in. $1500/2500

748. A Pair of English or American Carved Mahogany Footstools, mid-to-late 19th c., stylized tulip needlepoint upholstery, suppressed ball feet. $400/600

749. An American Aesthetic Carved Mahogany Newel Post, 19th c., carved with lamb's tongue and guilloche borders, paneled tiers, height 64 in., width 18 1/2 in., depth 18 1/2 in. $800/1200
Provenance: The Old Warren Easton Senior High School, Canal St.

750. A Georgian-Style Carved Mahogany Server, late 19th c., shaped, stiff leaf carved top, with ovolo corners, three frieze drawers, stop-fluted, foliate and reeded tapering legs, on carved oviform feet, height 36 in., width 62 in., depth 21 in. $700/1000

751. An Antique Italian Neoclassical-Style Inlaid Cabinet, 19th c., crossbanded top, shelf interior, tapered square legs, bookmatched veneers and string inlay throughout, height 35 3/4 in., width 37 7/8 in., depth 13 1/4 in. $400/600

752. A Louis Philippe Green Variegated Marble and Bronze-Mounted Pedestal, tapered body with busts and figural mounts, plinth base, height 43 in., width 14 in., depth 11 in. $800/1200

753. A Greek Orthodox Icon of "Nikolaos of Myra (St. Nicholas)", late 19th/early 20th c., inscribed in Greek, tempera on wood panel, 16 1/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. $600/900

754. A Russian Orthodox Icon of "Scenes of the Life of Christ", late 19th/early 20th c., including the visit of the Magi, and Baptism, tempera and gold paint on wood panel, inscriptions in Cyrillic, 14 1/4 in. x 12 1/4 in. $600/900

755. A Greek Orthodox Icon of a "Male and Female Saint with Christ Enthroned", late 19th/early 20th c., tempera and gold paint on wood, intricately patterned background, 17 3/4 in. x 15 in. $600/900

756. English School, 19th c., "Tattershall Castle", oil on wood panel, unsigned, 10 3/4 in. x 13 3/4 in., in a later frame. $600/900

757. A Pair of French Églomisé Paintings, 19th c., including "The Country Estate" and "The Chinese Village", each oil on glass, unsigned, each 6 3/4 in. x 8 1/2 in., framed alike. $600/900
Provenance: Christie's, New York, Oct. 26, 1999, lot 179.

758. A French Hand Colored Lithograph of "Regiment des Arguebusiers", late 19th c., handwritten inscriptions: "1745/Louis XV" upper center, "Alfred de Marbot del." lower left, "G. David lith." lower right, and "54/Regiment de Arguebusiers de Grassin", sight 13 in. x 9 in., matted and framed. Note: foxing. $200/300

759. A Handsome Antique Silverplate Tea Tray, octagonal with beaded border, Renaissance Revival chasing, 23 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in. $700/1000

760. An American Sterling Silver Repoussé Tea Caddy and Box, the tea caddy Shreve, Crump & Low, Boston, c. 1885; the box Frank M. Whiting, North Attleboro, MA, c. 1890; tea caddy height 4 1/4 in., box height 2 1/4 in., combined weight 7.80 troy ozs. $400/600

761. A Group of Sterling Silver Serving Pieces, including 13 tablespoons, some slotted, 4 hand-wrought long handled serving pieces and a sterling silver stilton cheese scoop with a wood handle, combined weight 43.90 troy ozs. (18 pcs.) $1200/1800

762. A Set of Twelve French Silver and Mother-of-Pearl Melon Forks, 19th c., marked "TOURON"/"BREVETE/S.G.D.G.", maker's mark and standard mark, length 8 1/4 in. $250/350

763. A Black, Starr and Gorham Sterling Silver After Dinner Coffee Pot and Creamer, New York, c. 1940, with pineapple finial and fruitwood handles, coffeepot height 9 1/2 in., combined weight 20.20 troy ozs. $400/600

764. A Pair of Antique Gorham Silverplate Entree Dishes, circular dishes having die-stamped and beaded borders, wild boar finials, height 5 in., diameter 9 3/4 in. $300/500

765. A Pair of Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Salad Servers, Reed & Barton, "Love Disarmed" pattern introduced in 1900, pierced fork and broad fluted spoon, length 10 1/2 in., weight 15.20 troy ozs. $400/600

766. A Gorham "Imperial Chrysanthemum" Pattern Salad Serving Fork and Spoon, pat. 1894, monogrammed "ED", weight 7.80 troy ozs. $300/500

767. A Set of Twelve Mother-of-Pearl Handled Dinner Knives and Twelve Luncheon Knives, lengths 9 1/4 in., and 8 in. respectively. $400/600

768. WITHDRAWN

769. A Group of Sterling Silver and Silverplate Ice Cream, Ramekin and Cocktail Forks. including a set of 12 Dominick & Haff "Martha Washington", 10 Gorham "Buttercup" and others, 12 silverplate ramekin forks and 5 matching cocktail forks, combined weight (weighable) 41.30 troy ozs. (83 pcs.) $1000/1500

770. A Group of Small Continental Silver Objects, including a set of 10 twist handle plique-a-jour demitasse spoons with a pair of matching sugar nips, marked .925; a twist handle pick; a shallow dish, covered box with embossed genre scene on one side and a king on horseback on the other; and a miniature tankard, hinged cover with figure, total weight 8.40 troy ozs., (14 pcs.) $150/250

771. A Group of Baltimore Sterling Silver Repoussé Tableware, including a condiment bowl and ladle, S. Kirk & Son, c. 1935; and a pair of salt and pepper castors, Otto Faber, c. 1890; bowl height 3 in., castor height 3 3/4 in., combined weight 9.20 troy ozs. $400/600

772. A Set of Four Antique English Silverplate Candlesticks, each with shaped circular base, baluster stem and removable bobêche in the Rococo taste, weighted bases, height 12 in. $700/1000

773. A Georgian-Style Silverplate Cruet Stand, quadrilobed stand with elaborate C-scroll legs on shell pad feet, two cruets of tear drop form with vintage pattern cut work design, and two silverplate casters, height 8 in. $300/500

774. An Antique American Alabaster and Brass Banquet Lamp, late 19th c., satin finish, diapered shade, over cut-glass font, raised on brass-mounted Corinthian column, molded plinth base, hung with prisms, height 31 in., diameter 10 in. $400/600

775. A Jordanian Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Cast Glass Lamp, 20th c., fluted finial, the octagonal body fitted with multi-colored cast glass blocks, on boldly scrolled feet, height 31 in., diameter 13 in. $700/1000

776. [French Theater], Le Theatre de T. Corneille, 1740, published chez Z. Chatelain, nouvelle edition, 5 volumes, full calf, with illustrations, 5 in. x 3 3/4 in. $200/300

777. An English Papier-Mâché and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Barometer, mid-19th c., incorporating a thermometer, hygrometer and level indicator, height 38 in., width 13 in., depth 1 1/2 in. $400/600

778. A Victorian Pale Lime Green and Opaline Blown Glass Epergne, late 19th c., probably Stourbridge, in the Venetian manner, the ruffled bowl with domical center supporting a gilt brass holder and three smaller lily-form vases, height 13 in., diameter 10 in. Note: Lacking center vase. $400/600

779. A Victorian Fiery Opalescent Blue Blown Glass Epergne, late 19th c., probably Stourbridge, in the Venetian manner, the ruffled bowl with asymmetrical rim decorated with inverted rain drops, the domical center issuing a central finely ribbed trumpet vase and three corresponding smaller vases, height 17 in., diameter 11 in. $300/500

780. Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875), "A Striding Lioness", bronze, inscribed "Barye" on front of base and "FG. Barbedienne. Fondeur" on rear of base, numbered "664/P" in ink and incised "6" on interior, height 4 1/4 in., length 8 3/4 in. $500/700

781. French School, late 19th c., "Heron Feeding", bronze, the delicately modeled bird with elegantly curved neck, a hapless frog clutched in its beak, partial paper label listing item as from collection of Thomas Chapman in interior, height 11 3/4 in. $1000/1500
Provenance: Purportedly made for Irish Baronet Sir Thomas Chapman; Private Collector.
Note: Sir Thomas Robert Tighe Chapman (1846-1919), the 7th - and last – Baronet of Westmeath, Ireland, was a wealthy and prominent Anglo-Irish landowner most well known for being the father of Thomas Edward Lawrence (later known as Lawrence of Arabia). In 1885 the family governess, Sarah Lawrence, became pregnant by Chapman; he eventually left his wife and four daughters to move in with Lawrence, with whom he had four sons. Effectively socially destroyed, Chapman spent the rest of his life as Thomas Lawrence (in part to spare his wife and daughters any additional shame). Since all of Chapman's sons were illegitimate, the baronetcy ended at his death.

782. A Pair of Continental Bronze Figures of Nude Bacchantes, late 19th c., one playing the flute, the other horns, each height 12 in. $500/700

783. An Antique Italian Bronze of "Narcissus", after the antique, a reduced cast of the original from Pompeii (discovered 1862), now in the Museo Nationale, Naples, height 15 1/4 in. $500/750

784. Two Antique Canes, late 19th c., one a carved ivory dog head; the other ivorine with portrait bust, bamboo shaft, with hidden dagger. $200/300

785. A Pair of Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Three-Light Candelabra, c. 1870, torch-form standard, trumpet supports, height 16 in., diameter 11 in. $700/1000

786. A Pair of Sèvres-Style Bronze-Mounted Vases, 20th c., cobalt ground, the reserves painted with courting couples and landscapes, overall raised gilt decoration, on wood bases, mounted as lamps, height of each vase 16 1/4 in., width 8 3/4 in., depth 6 1/4 in. $600/900

787. A Luneville Art Pottery Bronze-Mounted Jardinière, late 19th c., molded insert, boldly scrolled base decorated with irises and dragonflies, glazed in greens, browns, and gold, height 11 1/4 in., diameter 10 1/4 in. $500/700

788. A Pair of Louis XVI-Style Marble and Gilt Bronze-Mounted Urns, fitted as lamps, loop handles, encircled with floral garlands, the base with foliate collar and border, height 21 in., diameter 7 in. $1000/1500

789. A Pair of Continental Patinated Bronze Figural Ewers, each modeled as a satyr drinking, holding the horns of a ram, fluted and lobed socle, foliate decoration, on molded marble base, height 16 3/4 in., width 8 1/2 in., depth 6 in. $400/600

790. A Monumental Royal Bonn Porcelain Covered Urn, c. 1900, fully marked, foliate design, gilt highlights, with scroll finial and handles, height 30 in., width 16 in., depth 11 in. $1000/1500

791. Alfred Hazledine (Belgian, 1876-1954), "Au Soire, Après le Pluie (Evening after Rain), Bruges", early 20th c., oil on canvas, signed lower right, titled on card en verso of stretcher, 25 3/4 in. x 31 3/4 in., in a period carved, gessoed, and giltwood frame. $2000/3000

792. Continental School, late 19th/early 20th c., "Autumnal River Landscape", oil on canvas, signed "Rasonce" lower left, 24 in. x 32 in., in a cove-molded carved and giltwood frame. $1000/1500

793. A George III Ebonized and Gilt Decorated Armchair, late 18th c., caned back and seat, shaped arms, square tapered legs, height 33 in. Note: Surface variably distressed and later. $400/600

794. A George III Carved Mahogany Tilt-Top Candlestand, c. 1760, dished top, vasiform stem, arched legs, slipper feet, height 29 in., diameter 23 in. $700/1000
Provenance: Estate of Julia Badger, Grand Rivers, KY.

795. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Games Table, early 19th c., Philadelphia, possibly Joseph Barry, reeded foldover top, molded frieze with acanthus carved tablet, turned standard on stepped circular plinth, acanthus carved hipped saber legs, ending in paw feet, height 28 1/4 in., width 37 in., depth 36 1/2 in. $1500/2500
Note: The foliate tablet on the frieze, the ring turnings terminating the standard, and the distinctive legs on this table are very similar to those on a table conserved by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The distinctive carved feet on this table are possibly indicative of the workshop of Joseph Barry; similar feet are on a pole screen attributed to Barry from the Kennedy family of Philadelphia.
Reference: Boor. Philadelphia Empire Furniture. p. 208, fig. 81; Fennimore and Trump. "Joseph B. Barry, Philadelphia Cabinet Maker", Magazine Antiques. (May 1989), p. 1223, pl. XIV.

796. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Center Table, early 19th c., in the manner of J. & J.W. Meeks, segmented octagonal top, boldly flared stem, incurvate plinth, arched scrolled legs, casters, height 29 1/2in., width 41 in., depth 41 in. $1500/2500

797. An Antique Continental Walnut, Marquetry and Brass-Mounted Bureau de Dame, brass gallery, fall front with a domed marquetry panel, fitted kingwood interior, leather writing surface, shaped apron, cabriole legs, height 37 1/4 in., width 33 1/2 in., depth 19 1/2 in. $700/1000

798. A Georgian-Style Carved Mahogany Three Pedestal Dining Table, top with reeded edge, tapered pedestals with reeded legs, brass paw feet, casters, height 29 in., length 108 1/4 in., width 48 in. $1500/2000

799. A Suite of Eight Federal-Style Mahogany Dining Chairs, comprised of two arm and six side chairs, each with shield back, serpentine seat, fluted tapered legs. $800/1200

800. An American Late Federal Carved Mahogany Wing Chair, late 18th/early 19th c., probably Mid-Atlantic, of typical form, serpentine crest, scrolled arms, turned front legs, height 43 in., width 34 1/2 in., depth 35 1/2 in. $800/1200

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