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1101. A Restauration Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, c. 1830, modeled as "Ariadne Abandoned on Naxos", striking bell movement, engine turned dial, palmette border, height 19 1/8 in., width 15 1/4 in., depth 5 1/2 in. $700/900

1102. A Paris Porcelain Gilt and Polychrome Mantel Clock, c. 1850, shell and scroll-form case, the reserves with floral bouquets, on conforming base, striking bell movement, height 14 1/2 in., width 8 3/4 in., depth 5 1/4 in. $700/1000

1103. A Fine American Renaissance Carved Walnut and Parcel Ebonized Extension Dining Table, mid-19th c., circular top, paneled frieze with bosses, chamfered standard, bracketed plinth base, casters, height 30 in., length 58 in., width 58 1/2 in., with two conforming leaves, each 23 5/8 in. $1200/1800

1104. A Set of Eight Georgian-Style Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Dining Chairs, early-to-mid 20th c., comprised of one armchair and seven side chairs, shield back with wheat sheaf crest, patera inlaid pierced splat, serpentine seat upholstered over the rail, molded tapered legs, spade feet. $1200/1800

1105. A Set of Edwardian Mahogany and Inlaid Maple Quartetto Tables, early 20th c., each graduated table with oval burled maple inlaid top, bamboo turned legs, trestle supports, height 27 in., width 19 1/2 in., depth 13 1/2 in. $300/500
Provenance: Estate of Aloyis Lee Sonneborn, Mobile, AL.

1106. A William and Mary-Style Carved, Gilded and Burled Walnut Center Table, 19th c., banded, book matched top, foliate molding, plain frieze, rosette and shell-carved cabriole legs, incurvate stretchers, blocked foliate carved feet, height 30 in., width 36 in., depth 23 5/8 in. $1200/1800

1107. A Set of Four George II-Style Carved Mahogany Burled and Inlaid Side Chairs, late 19th/early 20th c., arched shell-carved crest rail, shaped stiles, vasiform splat with lozenge inlay, trapezoidal slip seat, volute cabriole legs ending in pad feet. $800/1200
Provenance: Estate of Aloyis Lee Sonneborn, Mobile, AL.

1108. A Louis XVI-Style Bronze-Mounted Kingwood Parquetry and Marquetry Tric Trac Gaming Table, 19th c., foldover swivel top, floral reserve, fitted drawer, shaped apron, cabriole legs, height 28 1/2 in., width 31 1/2 in., depth 23 in. $1000/1500

1109. A West Indies Carved Tropical Hardwood and Caned Settee in the Regency Taste, scrolled reeded back centered with a shell, scrolled reed arms, conforming seat rail with rosettes, on spiral turned tapered legs, height 35 1/4 in., width 90 1/2 in., depth 28 1/2 in. $2000/3000
Provenance: Purchased from Zac Abramson, Abramson Antiques, Florence, AL, c. 2003.

1110. A Set of Six Rococo Carved Mahogany and Caned Chairs, 19th c., probably Cuba, comprised of two arms and four side chairs, oval backs, the crests with baskets of flowers and scrolling leaves, serpentine seat rails with foliate cartouches and diapering, molded cabriole legs. $1200/1800
Provenance: Purchased from Hunter Kay, Woodland Antiques, Nashville, TN, c. 1999.
Note: Similar chairs, with oval backs are illustrated in Connors, Michael. Cuban Elegance. New York, Abrams, 2004, pp. 3 and 140.

1111. Four American Classical Carved Mahogany Klismos Chairs, early 19th c., found "in frame"; tablet crests, shaped stiles, trapezoidal seat rails, sabre legs, lacking seat frames. $800/1200
Provenance: Purchased from Jim Norman Antique Auction, Hartselle, AL around 2003.

1112. An Anglo-Colonial Tropical Hardwood Daybed, 19th c., possibly rosewood, each end with vasiform turned crest rail, scrolled uprights, medial spindled slat, square legs, conforming rails, height 38 in., interior length 74 in., interior width 35 in. $600/900

1113. An American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Mixing Table, c. 1830, molded faux marbre slate top, paneled frieze, spiral turned legs, height 28 in., width 39 in., depth 21 in. $800/1200

1114. An American Federal Two-Piece Cherrywood Stepback Cupboard, early 19th c., mid-Atlantic, molded cornice, glazed doors, chamfered corners, the base with three drawers above a pair of paneled doors, bracket feet, height 77 5/8 in., width 48 in., depth 16 1/8 in. $1000/1500

1115. An Antique American Painted Plantation Desk on Stand, 19th c., slant top, fitted interior, on a conforming stand with three drawers, square legs, stretchers, old red paint, height 42 1/8 in., width 35 5/8 in., depth 22 in. $500/700

1116. An American Cypress Farm Table, mid-to-late 19th c., Louisiana, two board top, dovetailed frieze drawer, square tapered legs, pegged construction, height 30 1/2 in., width 48 in., depth 29 in. $800/1200

1117. An American Sheraton Carved Mahogany Washstand, early 19th c., galleried top, frieze drawer, ring and baluster turned legs, incurvate stretcher shelf, turned feet, old dark surface, height 32 1/2 in., width 29 1/2 in., depth 17 1/2 in. $400/600

1118. A Suite of Ten English Arts and Crafts Oak Side Chairs, late 19th c., designed by E.G. Punnett and executed by William Birch, High Wycombe, likely retailed by Liberty's, London; each with shaped back flanked by tapering ring-turned stiles, rush seat, conforming legs, box stretcher. $700/1000

1119. Hunt Slonem (American/Louisiana, b. 1951), "Hutch", 2009, oil on panel, signed, dated and titled en verso, 25 1/4 in. x 19 3/4 in., giltwood frame. $3000/5000

1120. An Italian Rococo-Style Carved Carrara Marble Wall Fountain, mid-20th c., scrolled acanthus surround centering a quatrefoil reserve inset with copper water spigot, C-scrolled rimmed basin on fluted horseshoe shaped legs. $800/1200
Provenance: Private Collection, New Orleans, LA.

1121. An American Rococo Carved Walnut Wardrobe, mid-19th c., foliate scrolled crest centered by a mask cartouche, paneled doors, divided interior of sliding trays and drawers, hanging compartment on one side, molded base, bracket feet, height 96 in., width 60 in., depth 21 in. $2500/3500
Provenance: Governor Oden Bowie (1826-1894), Fairview Plantation, Collington, MD.

1122. A Pair of Neoclassical Bronze-Mounted Rouge Marble Pedestals, columnar form, octagonal plinth base, height 40 in., diameter 16 in. $1200/1800

1123. A Pair of Regency Mahogany Side Chairs, c. 1830, each with boldly carved crest rail, padded seat, reeded legs. $300/500

1124. A Blue Leather Chesterfield Sofa, tufted back, arms and seat, bun feet, upholstered in indigo blue leather, brass nail head trim, height 26 in., width 77 1/2 in., depth 33 in. $700/1000

1125. An American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Sofa, c. 1830-1840, New York, cylindrical volute crest rail, scrolled arms, molded seat rail, scrolled legs, casters, height 37 in., width 91 in., depth 24 in. $1500/2500

1126. An Antique American Mahogany Miniature Tester Bed, 19th c., baluster-turned posts, arched head and foot board, hand-stitched mattress and pillows, height 18 in., width 23 1/4 in., depth 14 1/4 in. $600/900

1127. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Side Chair, early 19th c., tablet crest, acanthus and rosette carved slat, reeded stiles, slip seat, molded sabre legs. $300/500

1128. Edward Everard Arnold (American/Louisiana, 1822-1866), "The Two-Masted Schooner Alexander Blue, Captain George B. Murray", 1864, oil on canvas laid on board, signed, dated and inscribed "pinxit/New Orleans" lower right, titled lower left, 25 in. x 30 in., framed. $8000/12000
Note: The Alexander Blue was registered in 1860 in Sippican, Maine. According to the New York Herald, the schooner left New York port headed for New Orleans on March 25, 1864 after being insured for the sum of $10,000 against war risk by the Union. Arnold painted the schooner in New Orleans, sometime in the spring or early summer of 1864, just over a year prior to his death in October of 1866. The ship also met its demise in 1866, as it was wrecked and destroyed on a trip from Boston to Richmond.
References: "Shipping News." New York Herald March 25, 1864: 8; United States Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims Records, 1882-1885, Volume 51: cxli; "Disasters Reported in January." The Sailors' Magazine and Seamen's Friend August 1866, Vol. XXXVIII, p. 219.

1129. Nicola Marschall (American/Alabama, 1829-1917), "Portrait of General Robert E. Lee", 1898, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left under frame spandrel, 30 in. x 25 in., period gilt frame. $3000/5000
Provenance: Descended in an Alabama family.
Note: During the Civil War, Nicola Marschall was active in the Confederate Army, serving as a draftsman for the Second Alabama Engineers. He is reputed to be the creator of the first Confederate flag, The Stars and Bars, as well as the army's gray uniforms. Following the war, he settled in Louisville, Kentucky, and established himself as the preferred portrait painter of the city's Confederate veterans. The "Portrait of Robert E. Lee", is a posthumous portrait of the Confederate General that represents a hallmark work of Marschall's career.
Reference: Pennington, Estill Curtis. Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2010.

1130. American School, 19th c., "Portrait of President Zachary Taylor (1784-1850)", c. 1846-1848, oil on canvas, unsigned, 30 in. x 25 in., framed. $3000/5000
Note: Zachary Taylor was born in Virginia to a prominent family of plantation owners, who moved to Louisville, KY after receiving a generous land grant. Keeping with the family tradition, Taylor married "Peggy" Smith- the daughter of a wealthy Maryland planter. By the mid 1820s, the family had expanded its landed properties into Mississippi and Louisiana, settling on a plantation just outside of Baton Rouge where Taylor was stationed at Fort Robertson.
By the time Zachary Taylor became the 12th president of the United States in 1849, he was one of the most popular men in America. He was a decorated general and war hero, who served in the War of 1812, the Blackhawk War (1832), the Second Seminole War (1837) and the Mexican-American War (1845-1846). Much of Taylor's 40 year military career included the responsibility of defending and protecting the great Southwest during the most critical time of American Expansion. Taylor protected New Orleans' ports during the Napoleonic Wars; he defeated the Seminole Indians in the Christmas Day Battle of Lake Okeechobee, and he secured the Louisiana/Texas border in 1845 before defeating the Mexican military during the pivotal battles for Texas.
Taylor is recognized as one of the most celebrated war heroes of the first half of the American 19th century. Newspaper accounts of the welcome home receptions he received, especially in the South, record the great success of the general and future president. One of the toasts to General Taylor at a party in Natchez, MS captures the bravado of the time:
The Battle of Buena Vista: that eventual struggle, where the indomitable valor of four thousand Americans, in open field, achieved a glorious victory over a mighty host of twenty thousand Mexicans. History has yet to wait its parallel.
References: Bauer, K. Jack. Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1985; "Gen. Taylor's Reception at Natchez." Times-Picayune Dec. 28, 1847: 4.

1131. Joseph Jefferson (American/Louisiana, 1829-1905), "Evangeline Under the Oak Tree", oil on canvas, signed lower left, 14 in. x 20 in., period frame. $2000/3000

1132. Southern School, late 19th/early 20th c., "Bayou Scene with Moss Laden Trees", oil on academy board, unsigned, 12 in. x 18 1/4 in., framed. $1200/1800

1133. A New Orleans Coin Silver Covered Cream Jug, Hyde & Goodrich, wc. 1828-1861, c. 1850, repoussé and chased decoration of railroad and figures in landscape, scroll cartouche engraved "FMB", domed lid, foliate scroll handle, reticulated shell and scroll feet, height 8 1/4 in., weight 12.80 troy ozs. $1000/1500
Reference: Crescent City Silver, see p. 17 for a Hyde & Goodrich pitcher with landscape decoration and similar feet.

1134. A Rare Kentucky Coin Silver Sauce Ladle, George W. Snyder, Paris, KY, act. from 1803, marked "G S" in serrated rectangle, length 8 3/8 in., weight 2.20 troy ozs. $800/1200
Reference: Boultinghouse, Marquis. Kentucky Silversmiths, 1785-1900, pp. 253-255; a closely related sauce ladle is illustrated p. 255, pl. 72, mark illustrated p. 306 figs. 151A and 151B.

1135. A Mobile Coin Silver Cup, Alanson Knapp and Franklin A. Leslie, wc. 1850-1854, marked "KNAPP & LESLIE" in rectangle, paneled inverted bell-shaped body raised from center point, applied molded foot rim, scroll handle, script monogram "ACA", height 3 1/8 in., weight 4.80 troy ozs. $400/600
Reference: Smith, Sidney Adair. Mobile Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1820-1867.

1136. A New Orleans Coin Silver Presentation Cup, Horace E. Baldwin, wc. New Orleans 1842-1853, marked "H.E.BALDWIN & CO." in arc, over "NEW.ORLEANS" in rectangle, over "MANUFACTURERS" in arc, tapered cylinder with reeded bands, seamed construction, scroll handle, engraved "Presented to/David White Russell/By his Grand Father/David B. White", height 4 in., weight 4.50 troy ozs. $400/600
Reference: Crescent City Silver, pp. 92-93, mark illustrated p. 125.

1137. An Ohio Coin Silver Agricultural Premium Cup, Hezekiah S. Sprague, act. Wooster, OH 1820-1829, Newark, OH, 1830-1865, marked "H.A.Sprague" in rectangle, footed baluster form, cartouche engraved "Ohio State/ Board of Agriculture/ PREMIUM", scroll handle, height 4 in., weight 3.70 troy ozs. $300/500

1138. An Ohio Coin Silver Agricultural Premium Cup, Cowles & Albertson, Cleveland, OH, act. 1849-1858, marked "COWLES & ALBERTSON/CLEVELAND" incuse, engraved "Ohio State/Board of Agriculture/Premium", seamed construction, molded and beaded borders, scroll handle, height 3 3/4 in., weight 4.15 troy ozs. $300/500

1139. An American Coin Silver "Basket of Flowers" Pattern Ladle, Stebbins & Howe, New York, NY, c. 1835-1845, marked "STEBBINS & HOWE" Roman capitals in a rectangle on the back of upper handle, engraved "Pents" in script on upperface of handle, downturned fiddle with curved fins and a raised shell drop on back of elliptical bowl, length 13 3/8 in., weight 5.60 troy ozs. $700/900

1140. A Mobile Coin Silver Ladle, Alanson Knapp, wc. 1838-1867, marked "A.KNAPP" in rectangle, fiddle typt with rounded shoulders, script monogram "LCS" on reverse, length 13 1/8 in., weight 4.80 troy ozs. $400/600
Reference: Smith, Sidney Adair. Mobile Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1820-1867.

1141. Laura Woodward (American/Florida, 1834-1926), "Florida Landscape with Palm Trees", watercolor on paper, signed lower left, 17 1/4 in. x 13 1/2 in., matted. $1200/1800
Note: Laura Woodward was one of the first artists to depict the dense jungle and hammock in the area of Florida that would become known as Palm Beach. A member of the St. Augustine art colony, in 1890 Woodward made an arduous journey of several days to get to Lake Worth, as Palm Beach was known at the time. When she arrived, she found the exotic tropical jungle she had been seeking. The area was full of coconut palm trees and dense vegetation that was traversed by narrow dirt paths teeming with wildlife. Woodward was inspired by the groves of coconut palms and other native flora and created a body of work depicting this newly developing area. The work offered here shows one of the dirt paths in Palm Beach cutting through a grove of coconut palms. It is representative of the vivid green palette she used in this period of her work, much brighter than in the landscapes she painted previously.
Reference: Pollack, Deborah, Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator who Developed Palm Beach, Blue Heron Press, 2009.

1142. Marian Francis Acker Macpherson (American/Alabama, 1906-1993), "Balcony, Old Mobile", lithograph, signed and titled in lower margin, 3 1/2 in. x 2 1/2 in., framed. $500/700
Provenance: Estate of Aloyis Lee Sonneborn, Mobile, AL.
Exhibited: Marian Francis Acker Macpherson: Etcher of Old Mobile, Mobile Museum of Art, 2010.

1143. Caroline Durieux (American/Louisiana, 1896-1989), "Charlatan", 1976, lithograph on paper, pencil-signed, dated and titled in lower margin, artist proof, edition of 10, sheet 17 3/4 in. x 15 1/2 in., unframed. $400/600

1144. Anne Wells Munger (American/Mississippi, 1862-1945), "Cottage Under the Live Oaks", hand-colored woodblock print, signed in plate lower left, 4 1/2 in. x 5 3/4 in., framed. $150/250
Provenance: Estate of Major Philip St. George Ambler IV.

1145. Anne Wells Munger (American/Mississippi, 1862-1945), "Smiling glints the sea, Thru suntouch'd seamed old oaks", "Docked - at the days end", "Lighted windows under lace-patterned oaks" and "Lavender sky, rose tints on sea - Gold Touched boats at twilight", four woodblock prints on paper, first pencil-signed and titled in lower margin, all signed in plate, three titled in ink in lower margin, sheet 9 in. x 7 in. or 7 in. x 9 in., unframed; together with two vintage photographs: Southern School, "Anne Wells Munger (Mrs. Wm.), artist in Pass Christian and Cape Cod", silver gelatin print, titled en verso, 6 1/4 in. x 4 1/2 in., and Joseph Woodson "Pops" Whitesell (American/New Orleans, 1876-1958), "Will H. Moses", 1922, silver gelatin print, "Whitesell, Mattoon, Illinois" printed en verso, titled and dated lower right, 3 1/4 in. x 3 in., paper sleeve, (6 pcs.) $200/400
Provenance: Estate of Major Philip St. George Ambler IV.

1146. William "Bill" Ralph Dunlap (American/Mississippi, b. 1944), "Valley Series - Winter Light", 1983, oil on paper, signed and dated lower right, titled lower left, 23 1/2 in. x 70 1/2 in., framed. $2000/3000

1147. Clementine Hunter (American/Louisiana, 1886-1988), "Leading a Chicken", oil on board, monogrammed lower right, 16 in. x 16 in., framed. $3000/5000

1148. Clementine Hunter (American/Louisiana, 1886-1988), "Wash Day", oil on board, monogrammed mid-right, 17 3/4 in. x 23 3/4 in., framed. $3000/5000

1149. Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Louisiana Bayou Landscape with Oak", oil wash on academy board, signed lower left, 10 in. x 29 7/8 in., framed. $2500/3500

1150. Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Louisiana Live Oak", 1931, oil wash on academy board, signed and dated lower left, 12 in. x 25 1/2 in., framed. $2000/3000

1151. Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Live Oak Trees, Louisiana Bayou", 1917, oil wash on board, signed and dated lower right, 7 1/4 in. x 9 in., framed. $1200/1800

1152. Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Louisiana Bayou Landscape", oil wash on paper, signed lower left, 6 in. x 20 1/4 in., framed. $1200/1800

1153. Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Live Oak and Cypress Trees", oil wash on board, signed lower left, sight 13 5/8 in. x 21 1/2 in., framed. $1800/2500

1154. Robert M. Rucker (American/Louisiana, 1932-2001), "Louisiana Farm with Wagons in the Field", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 23 3/4 in. x 30 in., framed. $2500/3500
Note: After a bout with polio as a teenager, Robert Rucker was given special funding by the Louisiana Department of Education to attend the John McCrady School of Fine Arts in New Orleans. Here he honed his artistic skills and developed an iconic style of capturing Louisiana's golden past. Rucker's "Louisiana Farm with Wagons in the Field," reflects the tradition of Southern landscapes pioneered by artists such as Richard Clague and William Henry Buck.
Reference: Bragg, Jean, Vicki Stanwycks, et al.Down on the Levee, Robert Malcolm Rucker, Painter of Louisiana. New Orleans: Jean Bragg Gallery, 2003.

1155. Robert M. Rucker (American/Louisiana, 1932-2001), "Two Women by the Flower Beds", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 24 in. x 30 in., framed. $1500/2500

1156. Clementine Hunter (American/Louisiana, 1886-1988), "Christmas Tree", oil on board, monogrammed lower right, 23 3/4 in. x 16 in., framed. $2500/3500
Provenance: The Kristina Barbara Johnson Estate, Princeton, NJ.

1157. Roy Martell Mason (American, 1886-1972), "Patio on Royal St., New Orleans, Louisiana", 1939, watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower right, titled en verso, 21 3/4 in. x 15 in., framed. $500/700

1158. Julia M. Massie (American/Mississippi, 1869-1949, active New Orleans, 1880-1920), "Dusk from the Edge of Town", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 14 in. x 18 in., cypress frame. $1000/1500

1159. Rolland Golden (American/Louisiana, b. 1931), "In the Cemetery", 1970, acrylic on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 34 in. x 42 in., framed. $1500/2500

1160. Edward von Siebold Dingle (American/South Carolina, 1893-1975), "Cardinal on a Holly Branch", watercolor on paper, signed lower right, sight 11 1/2 in. x 8 7/8 in., framed. $1200/1800
Provenance: Purchased from the artist by the present owner in 1943.

1161. Alexander Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Live Oak, Louisiana Bayou", oil wash on board, signed lower left, sight 19 1/2 in. x 29 1/2 in., period frame. $2000/3000
Provenance: Acquired from Howard Buechner, M.D., New Orleans, author of Drysdale, Artist of Myth and Legend, Thunderbird Press, Inc., Metairie, 1985.

1162. Alexander Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Live Oaks, Louisiana Bayou", oil wash on board, signed lower left, sight 19 1/2 in. x 29 1/4 in., period frame. $2000/3000
Provenance: Acquired from Howard Buechner, M.D., New Orleans, author of Drysdale, Artist of Myth and Legend, Thunderbird Press, Inc., Metairie, 1985.

1163. Leslie Cope (American, 1913-1992), "Old Covered Bridge", 1946, oil on board, signed and dated lower right, 16 in. x 20 1/8 in., framed. $800/1200
Provenance: Estate of Aloyis Lee Sonneborn, Mobile, AL.

1164. Theodore "Fonville" Winans (American/Louisiana, 1911-1992), "Four Happy Negros, St. Francisville, LA", 1939, printed 1991, silver gelatin print, signed and dated lower right, titled, dated, and inscribed en verso, 16 in. x 20 in., unframed. $600/900
Reference: Illustrated in Tassin, Myron. Nous Sommes Acadiens/We Are Acadians. Gretna: Pelican Publishing, 2011, p. 57.

1165. Joseph Woodson "Pops" Whitesell (American/New Orleans, 1876-1958), "Demonstration in Angle Shots", silver gelatin print, pencil-signed, titled and inscribed "N.O." on mat board, "Dixie Art Supplies, New Orleans" label en verso, sight 15 in. x 17 1/4 in.; and "Pops by the Fire", silver gelatin print, "Bassetti, Chartres St, New Orleans" label en verso, sight 13 1/4 in. x 16 1/4 in., both framed, (2 pcs.) $400/600
Provenance: Estate of photographer C.F. Weber (New Orleans, d. 1971) seated in these images; to Joe Bergeron; to current collector.

1166. Joseph Woodson "Pops" Whitesell (American/New Orleans, 1876-1958), "Juanita Gonzales", silver gelatin print, "A Gallery of Fine Photography" label en verso, 15 3/4 in. x 12 3/4 in., framed; and "Studio Party at Whitesell Studio", silver gelatin print mounted to board, signed, titled, and inscribed "To two of my best friends, Pops Whitesell" on lower margin, "Dixie Art Supplies" label en verso, 14 3/4 in. x 17 in., framed, (2 pcs.) $400/600
Note: New Orleans photographer, Pops Whitesell, was known for his abilities at group photography, demonstrating his techniques in this charming photograph of a gathering of his friends and fellow photographers in "Studio Party at Whitesell Studio".
After graduating from Newcomb College, Juanita Gonzales (1902-1935) studied with the avant garde cubist sculptor Alexander Archipenko. Returning to New Orleans, Gonzales opened a studio on Governor Nicholls Street in the French Quarter and created innovative clay sculptures and pottery. Tragically, she died at 33 years old, after a prolonged illness.

1167. Daniel Giraud Elliot/Publisher, "Kunalee Grouse", "White-Tail Ptarmigan", "Spitzbergen Ptarmigan" and "Hazel Gouse", four hand-colored lithographs by Elliot and Joseph Wolf, from the folio A Monograph of the Tetraoninae, or Family of the Grouse, New York, 1864-65, printed and colored by Bowen & Co., Phil., sheet 17 7/8 in. x 22 7/8 in., framed, (4 pcs.). $1200/1800

1168. John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), "Louisiana Water Thrush", Plate 19, from The Birds of America, hand-colored aquatint with engraving, Havell edition, the elephant folio paper watermarked "J.Whatman/Turkey Mill", sheet 38 in. x 25 in., matted and framed. $1200/1800

1169. John James Audubon (America, 1785-1851), "Cotton Rat", Plate 30, from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, hand-colored lithograph, sheet 20 3/4 in. x 27 1/8 in., framed. $500/700

1170. [Antique Print of New Orleans's Levee], "Art Supplement to Appleton's Journal-The Levee at New Orleans", 1869, wood engraving by John Karst after A.R. Waud, 8 1/2 in. x 26 3/4 in., matted and framed. $150/250

1171. A Pair of Hand-Colored Lithographs of Native American Chiefs, "Ah quee we zaints/The Boy" and "Not een a akm/The Strong Wind", 1844, published by Harris, London, 1844, sight 7 in. x 4 3/4 in., oval mat, framed. $300/500

1172. An Antique Lithograph of Andrew Jackson, c. 1870, possibly after the portrait by George Healy done 1845, published by William Smith, 702 South Third Street, Philadelphia, sheet 25 3/4 in. x 21 in. $300/500

1173. Theodore Poleni/Lithographer, "Independence Hall, Philadelphia 1876", hand-colored lithograph, published by Thomas Hunter, Philadelphia, 14 1/2 in. x 20 1/2 in., sheet 19 3/4 in. x 26 in., matted and framed. $300/500

1174. Morris Henry Hobbs (American/New Orleans, 1892-1967), "St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, Old New Orleans", postage stamp etching on paper, pencil-signed and inscribed lower margin, 1 1/2 in. x 1 1/4 in., framed. $150/250

1175. Dell Weller (American/New Orleans, b. 1927), "Sweet Emma and the Preservation Hall Band", oil on masonite, signed lower right, 18 in. x 24 in., framed. $400/600

1176. Sigmond Russell (Sigmund G. Roessle) (American/New Orleans, c. 1854-1907), "Life along the River: Southern Homestead and Live Oak Tree with Spanish Moss", pencil drawing on paper, pencil-signed "Russell" en verso, 11 in. x 14 1/4 in., period gilt frame. $400/600
Note: The New Orleans born artist, Sigmond Russell, was a fresco painter and worked as a scenic painter for the Academy of Music. He was also known as Sigmund G. Roessle and jointly owned Edgar & Roessle scenic painting company in 1889.
Reference: Mahe, John, ed., Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists, 1718-1918, The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1987, p. 329.

1177. Homer E. Turner (American/Louisiana, 1898-1981), "Wash Day", 1936, oil on canvas board, signed and dated lower right, titled, signed and dated en verso, 9 in. x 13 in., framed. $800/1200

1178. Elaine Schwartz Kolp (American/New Orleans, 1921-2005), "Rainy Day, Pass Christian", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 24 in. x 20 in., framed. $300/500

1179. Margaret Witherspoon (American/New Orleans, 1914-2005), "Praying Figures", 1968, and "Reclining Figures", 1967, two pen and ink drawings, both signed and dated lower right, sight 9 1/2 in. x 9 1/4 in. and 8 in. x 6 in., matching frames; accompanied by an exhibition catalogue Margaret Witherspoon: Portraits from Seven Decades, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA, 2004 and biographical materials. $300/500

1180. Victoria S. Barnett (American/Alabama, late 20th c.), "A French Trader Comes to Apalachee Old Town" and "Pre-Historic Square Maize Mound, Blakeley, Ala. (From N.W.), Post Construction Occupation", 1988, two watercolors, the former signed and inscribed "After Tanner" lower right, titled lower center; the latter signed, titled and inscribed "after Tanner" lower center, dated lower left, "Tacon Station & Art Gallery, Mobile, AL" labels en verso, each sight 11 1/4 in. x 17 1/2 in., matching rustic frames, (2 pcs.) $400/600
Provenance: Estate of Aloyis Lee Sonneborn, Mobile, AL.

1181. Robert M. Rucker (American/Louisiana, 1932-2001), "Pirate's Alley" and "French Quarter Street", two watercolors on paper, each signed lower right, sight 14 in. x 5 in., matted and framed. $800/1200

1182. Southern School, late 19th c., "Moonlight Camp Scene", oil on canvas, unsigned, 22 1/4 in. x 36 1/8 in., framed. $800/1200

1183. Emmitt Thames (American/Mississippi, b. 1933), "Along the Bayou" and "Quiet Morning", 1970, two pencil drawings, signed and dated lower left and right respectively, typewritten artist labels with titles en verso, sight 8 in. x 11 7/8 in., in matching frames, (2 pcs.) $700/900
Provenance: Estate of Aloyis Lee Sonneborn, Mobile, AL.

1184. Leslie Cope (British/American, 1913-2002), "Loading the Horse Drawn Wagon", 1948, watercolor and crayon on paper, signed and dated lower right, sight 12 in. x 16 1/4 in., framed. $200/400
Provenance: Estate of Aloyis Lee Sonneborn, Mobile, AL.

1185. Southern School, mid-19th c., "A Member of the Fagot/Malus/Jacobs Family, of Constancia Plantation (Uncle Sam Plantation), St. James Parish", oil on canvas, unsigned, handwritten inscription "Sarah Jacobs, Uncle Sam Plantation, 1847" en verso, 30 in. x 25 in., framed. $2000/3000

1186. A Fine Pair of Gilt Brass and Patinated Metal Figural Three-Light Gasoliers, mid-19th c., Cornelius & Baker, Philadelphia, anthemion canopy, rope-twist supports terminating in serpents, central crane mount, fluted arms, original crane motif etched glass shades, height 44 1/2 in., width 20 in. $3000/5000

1187. A Pair of American Classical-Style Gilt Bronze Seven-Light Sconces, mid-20th c., with the eagle shield of the State of Mississippi on backplate base, electrified, height 37 1/2 in., width 26 in., depth 13 in. $2000/3000

1188. A Large American Rococo Carved and Gilded Mirror, mid-19th c., the crest with foliate-carved floral cartouche, floral scroll surround, shaped mirror plate, height 81 1/2 in., width 50 in. $2000/3000

1189. A Monumental French Neoclassical-Style Gilt Mirror, fluted cornice, oval mirror plate within a molded surround with masque crest and foliate garlands, height 89 1/4 in., width 56 1/2 in. $3000/5000

1190. A Musical Big Ben Picture Clock, c. 1900, clock with a musical movement that plays on the quarter hour, nocturnal scene embellished with mother-of-pearl, showing the River Thames with houses of Parliament and Big Ben, 22 1/2 in. x 17 1/2 in. $1000/1500

1191. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Games Table, early 19th c., Boston, foldover top, concave frieze, tapered standard terminating in a large spherule, arched water leaf carved sabre legs ending in brass paw feet, casters, height 29 in., width 35 in., depth 18 in. $700/1000

1192. An American Federal Mahogany Washstand, late 18th/early 19th c., scalloped gallery top, deep drawer, side compartment, incurvate shelf, square molded legs. $800/1200

1193. A Georgian-Style Carved Mahogany Extension Dining Table, 19th c., gadrooned oval top with crank mechanism, molded frieze, eagle carved cabriole legs, ball and claw feet, height 29 in., length 94 1/4 in., width 44 in., with two leaves. $1500/2500

1194. An English Carved Mahogany Linen Press, mid-19th c., possibly Johnstone & Jeanes, London, breakfront case with molded edge top, two paneled doors flanked by banks of four drawers, turned and reeded feet, height 46 1/2 in., width 92 in., depth 23 in. $1500/2500

1195. A Suite of Eight Antique Chippendale-Style Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs, 19th c., comprised of two arm and six side chairs, foliate carved crest rail with scrolled ears, entwined pierced splat, molded trapezoidal slip seat, acanthus carved cabriole legs, ball and claw feet. $1500/2500
Provenance: Estate of Madelyn C. Kreisler; to Joel N. Weinstock, New Orleans.

1196. A William IV Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase, c. 1835, molded cornice, glazed doors, three frieze drawers, arched paneled doors, plinth base, height 96 1/2 in., width 72 1/2 in., depth 24 in. $1000/1500

1197. Belgian School, 19th c., "Grazing Cows", oil on canvas, signed "Schouten" lower right, 32 1/2 in. x 46 1/4 in., framed. $1000/1500

1198. Belgian School, 19th c., "Chickens", oil on canvas, signed "Schouten" lower right, partial Brussels auction house label en verso, 21 3/4 in. x 31 3/4 in., antique frame. $1000/1500

1199. A Victorian Carved Marble Columnar Pedestal, fluted standard, plinth base, height 39 1/2 in., width 9 1/4 in., depth 9 1/4 in. $700/1000

1200. A Louis XVI-Style Carved Giltwood Torchère, 20th c., circular beaded top, beribboned swags, bellflower carved legs, stretcher shelf, flared feet, height 45 in., width 11 1/2 in. $400/600
Provenance: "Villa Rose" Collection of Grace Collins Lindblom, Orlando, FL.

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