Highlights from our Louisiana Purchase Auction, November 16, 17 & 18, 2018 - Page 2
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Lot 392 - Italian Neoclassical Inlaid Walnut Secretary Desk, 18t c. and later, arched cornice, mirrored cartouche, arched mirrored doors, later fitted interior, two small drawers below, slant front opening to stepped fitted interior with well over three drawers, molded base, bun feet, h. 92 in., w. 47 in., d. 25 in. [5000/7000]


Lot 397 - French Empire Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, early 19th c., silk thread movement, Apollo's chariot drawn by winged raptors, porcelain dial, frieze with mythological scene of Apollo intoxicating Zeus, h. 20 1/2 in., w. 17 1/4 in., d. 5 3/4 in. [3000/5000]


Lot 398 - American Classical Carved Mahogany Sofa, c. 1820, New York, scrolled crest rail with inset figural panel, Grecian-scrolled and reeded arms and seat rail, elaborately carved feather and scroll brackets, paw feet, casters, h. 34 in., w. 91 in., d. 26 in. [3000/5000]


Lot  399 - Fine and Rare American Classical Carved, Gilded and Stenciled Rosewood Vitrine, c. 1830, New York, molded cornice, arched beveled glass door, shelf interior with mirrored back, pier table-form base with triple mirror back, columnar supports, shaped lower plinth, elaborately carved feather mounted paw feet, h. 80 in., w. 36 1/2 in., d. 17 in. [10000/15000]


Lot 400 - Fine American Renaissance Carved Mahogany Pedestal, late 19th c., gadrooned top, lion-carved scrolled supports, pedestal base with swag decoration, foliate base, melon feet, h. 38 in., w. 13 3/4 in., d. 13 3/4 in. [1000/1500]


Lot 403 - Very Rare American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Bedstead, c. 1850-1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, serpentine-form reticulated phoenix and foliate motif headboard centered by an acanthus medallion flanked by mermaids, conforming rails and foot board, crest of foot board is carved on the reverse with a diaper-pattern medallion, cabochon-decorated scrolled feet; TOGETHER WITH custom box-spring, h. 49 in., l. 78 in., w. 61 in. [15000/25000]


Lot 404 - American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Dresser, c. 1850-1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, fruit and cornucopia-carved crest centered by a pair of opposing doves, mirror flanked by small shelves, exaggerated serpentine marble top with conforming case, four graduated drawers, top drawer with shaped divided interior, conforming base, h. 89 in., w. 48 1/2 in., d. 23 3/4 in. [10000/15000]


Lot 405 - Very Fine American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Sofa, c. 1850-1860, attr. to the "Bird Pattern" maker, New York, elaborately carved floral crest flanked by opposing birds, winding foliate serpentine reticulated crest rail, molded arms and uprights, serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, casters, h. 50 3/4 in., w. 87 1/4 in., d. 30 in. [8000/12000]


Lot 407 - Rare American Rococo Carved Rosewood Center Table, mid-19th c., possibly J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, shaped marble top, reticulated frieze, egg and dart molded edge, robustly carved cabriole legs, stretchers centered by a spindled basket, foliate scrolled d feet, casters, h. 30 1/2 in., w. 43 in., d. 32 1/2 in. [2000/3000]


Lot 408 - Rare American Renaissance Carved, Ebonized, Gilt-Incised, Marquetry and Porcelain-Mounted Rosewood Cabinet, late 19th c., New York, possibly Pottier & Stymus, architectonic crest with spindled gallery, center arched cabinet opens to maple interior, open shelved sides with fluted supports, plinth base, h. 65 in., w. 61 in., d. 19 in. [5000/7000]


Lot 409 - Very Fine American Classical Carved Mahogany Sofa Table, c. 1820, Philadelphia, drop-leaf top, two frieze drawers, reverse with two faux drawers, carved lyre supports, turned stretcher, brass paw feet, casters, h. 29 in., w. 63 in., d. 30 1/2 in. [4000/6000]


Lot 410 - Fine American Mahogany Benchmade Campeche Chair, 20th c., probably after Phyfe, reeded stiles and arms, tooled leather seat, curule base, bulbous stretchers, h. 40 in., w. 23 1/2 in., d. 30 in. [1500/2500]


Lot 411 - American Classical Carved Mahogany Chamber Table, c. 1820, attr. to Duncan Phyfe, New York, case with three drawers, reeded curule base, turned stretcher, paw feet, casters, h. 35 1/4 in., w. 36 in., d. 19 3/4 in. [2000/3000]


Lot 413 - Fine American Gothic Carved Walnut Octagonal Library Table, c. 1850, New York, inset baize top, molded beveled edge, blind fretwork skirt with four drawers, octagonal pedestal with quatrefoil and arched panels, buttress brackets, walnut and satinwood drawer blades, birdseye maple drawer linings, poplar and pine, h. 30 in., w. 45 in., d. 45 in. [7000/10000]


Lot 414 - American Aesthetic Inlaid Rosewood Cabinet, c. 1880, labeled "Herter Bros.", New York, red velvet-lined backsplash and back panel, galleried sides, demilune top, conforming lower shelf, center cabinet mounted with Japonesque brass and mother-of-pearl butterfly plaques flanked by open shelving, molded feet, h. 51 1/2 in., w. 78 in., d. 21 1/2 in. [7000/10000]


Lot  415 - Pair of American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Side Chairs, c. 1850-1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, in the pattern commonly referred to as "Cornucopia", floral-carved reticulated crest, scrolled cornucopia stiles, round seat, floral apron, cabriole legs, acanthus feet, h. 37 in., w. 17 1/2 in., d. 20 in. [2500/4000]


Lot 422 - Important New Orleans Coin Silver Presentation Pitcher and Goblet, Adolphe Himmel (1825/6-1877) for Hyde & Goodrich, wc. 1853-1861, c. 1860, incised mark "H" between "Hyde & Goodrich" in arc and "New Orleans" in arc, the pitcher engraved in high relief with central cartouche surrounded by flowers; the goblet engraved in high relief with four shield-shaped cartouches separated by high relief floral garlands, both inscribed "Presented to Maj. GenL. N.P. Banks, Com dg Dept of the Gulf, by the Teachers and Pupils of the Public Schools of New Orleans, Jefferson City, Gretna and Algiers" and "Commemorative of the Capture of Port Hudson, July 8, 1863", pitcher h. 9 5/8 in., goblet h. 6 1/2 in., combined total wt. 34.8 ozs. [12000/18000]


Lot 442 - American Federal Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard, c. 1810, shaped top, conforming case with three frieze drawers and two lower cabinet doors flanked by two deep side compartments, tapered legs, h. 39 in., w. 66 1/2 in., d. 26 in. [2500/3500]


Lot 448 - Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Cypress Trees in the Bayou", 1932, oil on canvas laid on board, signed and dated lower right, 15 in. x 9 1/4 in., framed. [4000/6000]


Lot 449 - Knute Heldner (Swedish/New Orleans, 1877-1952), "French Market, New Orleans", oil on canvas, signed lower right, "Tweed Museum of Art" exhibition label en verso, 30 in. x 36 in., framed. [10000/15000]


Lot 450 - John Genin (French, 1830-1895), "Spirit of Louisiana", 1884, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, "The Charleston Renaissance Gallery, Charleston" label with artist and title on backing, 44 1/4 in. x 22 1/4 in., framed. [15000/25000]


Lot 452 - West Indies Carved Acajou Moucheté Mahogany Armoire, late 18th c., in the Louis XV taste, cove-molded cornice, flush paneled doors, fiche hinges, mahogany interior with shelves and a medial belt of drawers, scalloped apron, cabriole legs, h. 87 in., w. 59 1/2 in., d. 21 1/2 in. [10000/15000]


Lot 453 - American Classical Figured Mahogany Tilt-Top Breakfast Table, c. 1820, attr. to John Needles, Baltimore, beehive-turned standard, saber legs, brass paw feet, casters, h. 53 1/2 in. (tilted), h. 29 3/4 in., dia. 41 1/4 in. [3000/5000]


Lot 459 - New Orleans Mahogany Regulator Wall Clock, c. 1860, dial marked "TELL TALE CLOCK PATENDED BY Slas. FOURNIER/NEW ORLEANS" pinwheel escapement, lyre pendulum, h. 65 in., w. 24 in., d. 22 in. [8000/12000]


Lot 461 - Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Monumental Louisiana Bayou Lunette", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 37 in. x 72 in., framed. [30000/50000]


Lot 467 - William Henry Buck (Norwegian/New Orleans, 1840-1888), "Live Oak on a Louisiana Bayou", 1880, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, "W.E. Seebold" label on reverse of frame, 10 in. x 14 in., framed with artist plaque. [30000/50000]


Lot 474 - Hermann Ottomar Herzog (German/American, 1832-1932), "Girl Feeding Chickens along a Wooded Path", oil on canvas, signed lower left, 29 in. x 44 in., framed. [12000/18000]


Lot 475 - Joseph Rusling Meeker (American, 1827-1889), "Bayou Field with Campsite at Dusk under a Crescent Moon", 1885, oil on canvas laid on masonite, signed and dated lower left, "Saint Louis Art Museum" label with title en verso, 13 5/8 in. x 23 5/8 in., framed. [15000/25000]


Lot 480 - Clarence Millet A.N.A. (American/Louisiana, 1897-1959), "Plantation Home - Moonlight", oil on canvas, signed lower left, signed and titled en verso, 22 in. x 26 in., framed. [12000/18000]

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