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1101. Italian School, late 19th/early 20th c., "Mountain Range", oil on canvas, signed "A. Califano" lower right, 10 in. x 16 in., framed. $300/500

1102. A Pair of Charles X Gilt Bronze Candlesticks, c. 1830, standard with basketweave and diapered decoration, base cast with birds and flower baskets, height 12 1/8 in., diameter 5 1/4 in. $700/1000

1103. A Monumental Royal Bonn Porcelain Vase, c. 1900, fully marked, cream ground, polychrome decoration with raised gilt highlights, height 31 1/4 in., diameter 7 in. $300/500

1104. A Pair of Antique English Brass Andirons, 19th c., turned standard, scrolled legs, ball feet, height 20 in., width 10 1/2 in., depth 17 in. $400/600

1105. An Antique Continental Silverplate Hot Water Urn, 19th c., domed lid with turned finial, pear-shaped body with scrolled handles, two spouts and three double scroll legs, height 14 in., width 7 1/2 in. $150/250

1106. A Pair of Aubusson-Style Curtain Panels, wool with fringed edges, decorated with a fruit garland suspended by ribbons, with tasseled tiebacks, length 11 ft. 8 in., width 4 ft. 4 in. $500/700

1107. A French Black Opaline Glass and Brass-Mounted Carcel Lamp, 19th c., in the Rococo taste, with gilt pinpoint decoration, now electrified, height 24 in., diameter 7 in. $150/250

1108. A Pair of Patinated Metal Garden Figures of Egrets, naturalistic bases, height 28 1/2 in. and 29 1/2 in. $400/600

1109. A Continental Carved Marble Bust of "Dante's Beatrice", late 19th c., the plinth a volume of Il Paradiso, inscribed "G. Fiasoli" on truncation, height 12 1/2 in. $600/800
Provenance: Pollatsek/Reynolds Family, New Orleans, LA.

1110. A Patinated Bust of an Algerian Woman, in the manner of Charles-Henri-Joseph Cordier (French, 1827-1905), on a rouge marble base, overall height 12 1/4 in. $150/250

1111. A George II-Style Carved Mahogany and Gilded Mirror, broken arch crest centered by Prince of Wales plumes, foliate sides, scrolled base. $300/500
Provenance: Estate of Major Philip St. George Ambler IV.

1112. A Regency Inlaid Mahogany Shaving Mirror, late 19th c., oval mirror, shaped supports, bowfront stand with three drawers, ogee bracket feet. $150/250
Provenance: Estate of Major Philip St. George Ambler IV.

1113. An English Ebonized and Brass Inlaid Mantel Clock, 19th c., arched case, striking bell movement, height 28 in., width 13 in., depth 7 1/2 in. $500/700

1114. A Set of Eight Chippendale-Style Carved Mahogany Arm Chairs, labeled Hickory Chairs, Hickory, NC, each with serpentine crest, interlaced splat, molded arms, square legs, H stretcher. $800/1200

1115. An American Late Classical Mahogany Tilt-Top Breakfast Table, mid-19th c., molded square top, chamfered urn-form support, incurvate plinth, scroll feet, casters, height 28 in., width 59 in., depth 55 1/2 in. Note: Top warped. $200/400

1116. An American Late Classical Mahogany Games Table, mid-19th c., shaped foldover top, conforming frieze, lyre support, molded plinth, blocked feet, casters, height 29 1/2 in., width 36 in., depth 19 in. $400/600

1117. A Pair of American Mahogany Wing Chairs, labeled "Hickory Chairs, Hickory, NC", in the model known as "Martin Host Chairs", each with rectangular back flanked by wings, padded arms, square legs, H stretcher, green velvet upholstery. $600/900

1118. A Scottish Carved Mahogany Chest of Drawers, 19th c., flared crest, torus-molded frieze drawer, two short over four graduated drawers, foliate-carved brackets, blocked plinth on turned feet, height 68 3/4 in., width 52 3/8 in., depth 24 in. $300/500

1119. An Antique George III-Style Carved Mahogany Pembroke Table, drop-leaf top, frieze drawer, square legs, pieced X stretcher, height 28 1/4 in., width 15 1/2 in., depth 27 1/2 in. $300/500

1120. American School, early 20th c., "New England, Autumn", oil on wood panel, signed "J. Brimride" lower right, 9 3/4 in. x 13 5/8 in., framed. $500/750

1121. American School, 20th c., "Mountainous Landscape", oil on canvas board, signed "F. Swynnerton" lower right, Ohio framer's label en verso, 8 in. x 10 in., framed. $700/1000

1122. Southern/American School, late 19th c., "Young Courting Couple", 1889, oil on canvas, initialed and dated "Wm. A.W." en verso, 21 in. x 15 in., framed. $500/700

1123. American School, late 19th/early 20th c., "The History Lesson", oil on canvas, unsigned, partial stamp en verso of canvas, 7 1/2 in. x 11 1/2 in., framed. $600/900

1124. Boris Riab (French/Russian, 1898-1975), "English Setter Holding a Partridge", watercolor, signed lower right, sight 12 1/2 in. x 15 in., framed. $500/700

1125. Marius Hammann (Danish, 1879-1936), "Coastal View from the Bridge", canvas laid on masonite, signed "Hammann" lower right, 13 3/8 in. x 16 3/8 in. $250/350

1126. A French Hand-Colored Lithograph, "Gardener's Daughter with Horse", legend illegible, sheet 24 3/4 in. x 20 7/8 in., unframed. $100/200

1127. A Paris Porcelain Armorial Plate, mid-19th c., with conjoined shields of arms beneath a coronet, matte and burnished gilt border, diameter 9 1/4 in. $100/200

1128. A Paris Porcelain Cup and Saucer, c. 1818, J. Lefebvre, the cup decorated with a stoat, titled "La Rapacité", the saucer with landscape vignettes, cup height 2 1/2 in. $100/150

1129. Two Antique Porcelain Figures, including a late 18th c. Derby figure of "Old Father Time", marked "JW No. 222", height 7 in.; and a candlestick with a putto, impressed "Germany 75 4 29", marked blue underglaze, possibly Schierholz and Sons, c. 1880-1906, height 8 3/4 in. $200/400

1130. A Paris Porcelain Gilt and Polychrome Cachepot, 19th c., lion masque handles, polychrome floral garlands, height 5 1/2 in., diameter 5 5/8 in. $150/250

1131. A Pair of "Sèvres" Gilt Bronze-Mounted Porcelain Cassolettes, red ground, the reserves with flower bouquets, raised on eagle monopod legs, note: one "as is", height 11 in., diameter 6 1/4 in. $150/250

1132. A Pair of Antique Staffordshire Pottery Polychrome and Gilt Spaniels, height 12 in., width 11 in., depth 4 1/4 in. $150/250

1133. A Mahogany Butler's Tray, with pierced handles, on folding stand, height 35 in., width 28 in., depth 21 1/2 in. $200/300

1134. A Victorian Brass Eight-Light Gasolier, late 19th c., vasiform font, foliate branches, palmette keys, with etched shades, electrified, height 30 in., diameter 18 in. $500/700

1135. An American Cast Iron Fireback, 19th c., shaped crest, the reserve cast with a courting couple, now with associated easel, height 31 1/4 in., width 24 in., depth 3/4 in. $400/600

1136. An American Carved Mahogany Bedstead, 19th c., headboard with scrolled crest centered by a shell, tapered posts, shaped foot board, bracketed rails, height 75 1/2 in., interior length 75 in., interior width 62 1/2 in. Note: Posts reduced. $800/1200

1137. An American Late Classical Mahogany Work Table, mid-19th c., drop-leaf top, bolection molded drawers, tapered columnar pedestal, incurvate plinth, scrolled feet, in "estate" condition, height 28 1/2 in., width 19 in., depth 18 in. $200/300

1138. An American Mahogany Work Table, mid-19th c., two drawers, flanked by lidded compartments, square tapered legs, height 28 1/2 in., width 26 in., depth 15 in. $200/400

1139. An American Renaissance Carved and Burled Walnut Washstand, late 19th c., with paneled drawer over cupboard door and two drawers, blocked base, casters, height 29 3/4 in., width 30 3/4 in., depth 17 in. $250/350

1140. Withdrawn

1141. An American Carved Walnut Tester Bed, mid-19th c., molded tester, vasiform turned posts, headboard with arched crest and turned uprights, shaped foot board, conforming rails, height 97 in., interior length 75 in., interior width 58 in. $700/1000

1142. Cornelius Haly Hankins (American/Tennessee, 1863/64-1946), "Flowering Field", oil on board, signed lower left, 12 3/4 in. x 16 1/4 in., framed. $800/1200

1143. William Henry Blackman (American/California, b. 1930), "Seascape", oil on canvas, signed lower right, artist stamp and "G. Harvey Gallery, Austin, Texas" label en verso, 24 in. x 36 in., framed. $200/300

1144. Colette Pope Heldner (American/New Orleans, 1902-1990), "Swamp Idyl (Louisiana Bayou Country)", oil on canvas, signed lower left, titled and signed en verso, 36 in. x 20 in., framed. $800/1200
Provenance: Acquired from a Private Collector in Port Neches, Texas.

1145. Lee Jackson (American, 1909-2002), "Night Races, Yonkers" and "Before the Race", two oils on masonite, signed lower left and right respectively, titled with artist name on brass frame plaques, 5 in. x 11 3/4 in. and 5 1/4 in. x 11 in., framed alike. (2 pcs.) $1000/1500

1146. American School, mid-20th c., "Old Western Saloon", 1927, watercolor and pastel on paper laid down, monogrammed "A" and canted "R" with date lower right, 7 3/4 in. x 14 1/2 in., framed. $700/1000
Provenance: Cincinnati, OH Estate, 1974, to present owner.

1147. Rose Sobel (American, 20th c.), "Chickens and Roosters in the Barnyard", oil on canvas, signed lower left, 12 in. x 18 in., framed. $200/400
Provenance: "Villa Rose" Collection of Grace Collins Lindblom, Orlando, FL.

1148. Latin American School, 19th c., "Madonna and Child", oil on canvas, unsigned, 23 3/4 in. x 19 5/8 in., unframed. $300/500

1149. Owen Murphy (American/New Orleans, b. 1948), "Morocco", 1975, silver gelatin print, signed lower right, titled and dated lower left on mat board, 14 in. x 11 in., unframed. $250/350
Provenance: Collection of Artist Charles Fritchie (b. 1936), New Orleans, LA.

1150. Matt Anderson (Florida/New Orleans, b. 1948), "New Orleans, LA", 1975; "Central Park, NY", 1974; "Guatemala City", 1975; and "Austria", 1973, all printed in 1976, four silver gelatin prints, all signed and dated lower left, all pencil-signed, titled and dated en verso, each 8 in. x 10 in., unframed, (4 pcs.) $400/600
Provenance: Collection of Artist Charles Fritchie (b. 1936), New Orleans, LA.

1151. Matt Anderson (Florida/New Orleans, b. 1948), "Siblings, Orpheum Theatre", 1983; "Mardi Gras Indian Child", 1978; "Sleeping Child and Brass Band", 1981; and "Girl on Bench", 1982, four silver gelatin prints, all signed and dated lower or upper right, from 10 in. x 8 in. to 12 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in., unframed, (4 pcs.) $400/600
Provenance: Collection of Artist Charles Fritchie (b. 1936), New Orleans, LA.

1152. Theodore "Fonville" Winans (American/Louisiana, 1911-1992), "Woodworker", 1939, vintage silver gelatin print, signed and dated lower right in white ink, pencil titled, dated, and estate numbered "373 F" en verso, 13 7/8 in. x 11 in., unframed. $700/900

1153. Theodore "Fonville" Winans (American/Louisiana, 1911-1992), two photographs of Louisiana Governor Richard W. Leche, including "Leche Holding an Embossed T-Shirt", vintage silver gelatin print, signed and dated "1938" lower right, "Fonville Winans Estate Collection", 1995 stamp en verso, 4 7/8 in. x 3 7/8 in., unframed; accompanied by "Leche Enjoying a Cocktail with Fonville Winans", unsigned, dated "1939" en verso, 14 in. x 11 in., framed. $400/600
Note: Richard W. Leche (1898-1965) was elected governor of Louisiana after the assassination of Huey P. Long in 1935 and held office from 1936 to1939. Memorably quoted as saying, "When I took the oath of office, I didn't take any vow of poverty", he and his cronies embezzled lavishly from funds intended to fulfill President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs. He was forced to resign in 1939 and later imprisoned. Fonville Winans, who photographed Baton Rouge's political leaders, chronicled Governor Leche throughout his tumultuous political career.

1154. Maude Schuyler Clay (American/Mississippi, b. 1953), "Cottonfield House, near Batesville, Panola County, Mississippi", 2000, silver gelatin print, signed, titled and dated lower margin, "Frame Up, Oxford, MS" label en verso of backing material, sight 14 7/8 in. x 18 3/4 in., framed. $600/900

1155. Maude Schuyler Clay (American/Mississippi, b. 1953), "Cotton Field Church, Matson, Coahoma County, Mississippi", 1998, from Delta Land, silver gelatin print, signed, titled and dated lower margin, "Frame Up, Oxford, MS" label en verso, sight 13 in. x 17 in., framed. $400/600
Note: Published in Clay's monograph Delta Land (Jackson: University Press on Mississippi, 1999).

1156. Maude Schuyler Clay (American/Mississippi, b. 1953), "Dog on a Log, Sandy Bayou, Near Glendora, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi", 1993, from Delta Land, silver gelatin print, signed, titled and dated lower margin, "Frame Up, Oxford, MS" label en verso, sight 13 1/2 in. x 19 in., framed. $600/900
Note: Published in Clay's monograph Delta Land (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1999).

1157. Maude Schuyler Clay (American/Mississippi, b. 1953), "The Lost Town of Rodney, Mississippi", 1999, silver gelatin print, signed, titled and dated lower margin, "Frame Up, Oxford, MS" label en verso, sight 15 in. x 18 1/2 in., framed. $600/900

1158. Huger Foote (American/Tennessee, b. 1961), "A Birthday Treasury", pigment transfer print, signed lower right, numbered "3/10", image 20 in. x 13 1/4 in., framed. $300/500

1159. Huger Foote (American/Tennessee, b. 1961), "Vines", pigment transfer print, signed lower left, numbered "1/10", 13 1/4 in. x 19 3/4 in., framed. $300/500

1160. Noel Rockmore (American/New Orleans, 1928-1995), "The Secret", 1970, watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower right, 14 in. x 19 1/2 in., framed. $400/600

1161. Xavier Gonzales (Spain/New Orleans, 1898-1993), "Wilson Estate", two watercolors on paper, both signed at bottom, 19 1/2 in. x 15 1/2 in. and 18 in. x 12 in., unframed, (2 pcs.) $300/400

1162. American School, 19th c., "Bessie Behan Lewis as a Child", c. 1875, watercolor and pastel, inscribed and dated en verso, 10 in. x 8 in., period frame. $200/400

1163. Alice Latimer Moseley (American/Mississippi, 1909-2004), "The Old Witch Dropped a Stitch", 1978, oil on wood, signed lower right, signed, titled and dated en verso, 11 in. x 15 in., framed. $400/600
Note: Alice Moseley was a self-taught "idyllic folk artist" who began painting at the age of 60. For many years she had a log cabin studio at Plum Point Retreat near Batesville in northern Mississippi. Her work is based upon her memories and a lifetime of images of a folk past, rendered with brilliant color and simplistic detail. Moseley exhibited extensively and won numerous awards during her lifetime. In her later years, she moved to Bay St. Louis where her studio currently exists as the Alice Moseley Museum.
The works offered here are from a private collection and were acquired directly from the artist over many years. The collectors and "Miss Alice" were great friends and enjoyed a delightful correspondence.

1164. Alice Latimer Moseley (American/Mississippi, 1909-2004), "Life is so Daily Daily Daily", 1981, oil on canvas board, signed lower right, signed, titled and dated en verso, 5 in. x 7 in., framed. $400/600

1165. Alice Latimer Moseley (American/Mississippi, 1909-2004), "Hanging Wash Over Cotton Field", oil and mixed media on canvas board, signed lower right, artist label affixed en verso, 3 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in., unframed. $300/500

1166. Withdrawn

1167. American School, early 20th c., "The Dresser", oil on canvas, unsigned, 20 in. x 15 1/2 in., framed. $300/500

1168. Nell Pomeroy O'Brien (American/New Orleans, 1897/8-1966), "Purple Dawn, Camellia", watercolor, signed and titled lower center, sight 13 1/4 in. x 12 in., antique gilt frame. $100/150

1169. Emil Eugen Holzhauer (Georgia/Florida, 1887-1986), "Boats at the Harbor", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 24 in. x 30 in. $500/800

1170. Emil Eugen Holzhauer (Georgia/Florida, 1887-1986), "Ave Maria", watercolor on paper, signed lower right, titled en verso, 22 in. x 30 in., matted and framed. $400/600

1171. Emil Eugen Holzhauer (Georgia/Florida, 1887-1986), "Niceville, FL Boats", oil on masonite, signed lower right, and titled en verso, 28 in. x 22 in., framed. $400/600

1172. A Vintage American Pinball Machine, mid-20th c., "Gottlieb's Fire Queen", manufactured by D. Gottlieb & Co., North Lake, Illinois, height 71 in., length 52 1/2 in., width 29 in. $400/600

1173. An Antique French Cast Iron Wood or Coal Burning Stove, marked "Godin", hinged pierced lid, height 30 in., width 14 in., depth 14 in. $300/500

1174. Three Antique British and Continental Ceramic Figural Groups, 19th c., one bocage figure of St. Mark with his Evangelical Lion, one of a courting couple on a sylvan bridge and one of children gathering grapes, height 8 in., 7 1/2 in., and 3 1/4 in. respectively. $150/250

1175. An English Mahogany and Brass Bound Lap Desk, mid-19th c., lid with void cartouche, interior with baize writing surface, pen well and ink pots, concealed side drawer, height 5 3/4 in., width 18 in., depth 9 3/4 in. $150/250

1176. An Antique American Alabaster and Brass Banquet Lamp, late 19th c., diapered satin glass shade hung with prisms, cut-glass font, raised on brass-mounted Corinthian column, molded plinth base, height 31 in., diameter 10 in. $200/400

1177. An American Cut Glass Parlor Lamp, c. 1910, in the chair bottom or "Harvard" pattern, brass shade holder with beaded circlet, height 24 1/4 in., diameter 12 1/2 in. $600/900

1178. An American Brilliant Cut Glass Punchbowl, late 19th c., with star, fan and diaper decoration, height 13 3/4 in., diameter 14 3/4 in. $400/600

1179. A Group of Three American Brilliant Cut Glass Bowls, late 19th/early 20th c., each with scalloped rim, cut with stars, geometric shapes and diamonds, largest height 4 1/4 in., diameter 10 1/4 in. $500/700

1180. A Group of American Brilliant Cut Glass Table Ware, late 19th/early 20th c., including a pitcher, carafe, creamer, sugar bowl, and small bowl, pitcher height 8 5/8 in. $600/800

1181. Four American Brilliant Cut Glass Articles, including three vases and a butter dish with dome, each with scalloped sawtooth rim and diamond pattern, tallest vase height 10 in. $400/600

1182. Two American Brilliant Cut Glass Bowls, late 19th/early 20th c., each with scalloped sawtooth rim and similar star and fan pattern, height 3 3/4 in., diameter 8 1/4 in. $200/400

1183. Two American Brilliant Cut Glass Bowls, late 19th c., one marked "Hawkes", each with sawtooth foliate rim and elaborate fan and diamond patterns, tallest bowl height 4 in. $400/600

1184. A Bronze Garden Fountain, in the form of a leaping frog, patinated surface with lily pad base, height 25 in., width 17 1/2 in. $200/400

1185. An American Cast Iron Bench, back with swagged urns, incurvate seat, scroll arms, arched curule legs, pad feet, height 28 in., width 56 in., depth 20 in. $600/800

1186. Charles Fritchie (American/New Orleans, b. 1936), three bronze garden sculptures, 2000-2002, including two females and one male standing torsos, each dated and inscribed "Fritchie", largest height 26 in. $1200/1800

1187. A Bronze Figural Group of a Cheyenne Indian Warrior on Horseback, 20th c., after Frederic Remington's model "Cheyenne", inscribed "copyright/ Frederic Remington" on self base, on a rouge marble base, height 19 5/8 in. $500/750

1188. A Chippendale-Style Carved Giltwood Mirror, rocaille and scroll surround, beveled mirror plate, height 54 in., width 34 in. $300/500
Provenance: Made for a private collection by the esteemed mid-20th c. cabinetmaker Gro Uthman, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

1189. An American Ebonized and Painted Overmantel Mirror, late 19th c., beveled oval mirror plate, upper motif of two painted swans, storks on each spandrel, height 40 in., width 22 in., depth 3 3/4 in. $300/500

1190. A Suite of Six Benchmade American Rococo-Style Carved Mahogany Side Chairs and Dining Table, 20th c., New Orleans, rose pierced crests, leaf and rose slats, serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs; the table in the Louis XVI taste with serpentine top, shaped frieze, one leaf, cabriole legs, table height 30 1/2 in., width 72 in., depth 41 1/2 in. $500/750

1191. A Brass and Mahogany Tea Cart, 20th c., glass tray top with reticulated gallery, columnar uprights, height 35 1/2 in., width 20 in., depth 26 in. $200/400

1192. An American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Work Table, early-to-mid 19th c., two drawers, square pillar on stepped plinth, bracket feet, height 28 in., width 24 in., depth 17 in. $250/350

1193. Henry Dexter (American, 1806-1876), "Bust of a Distinguished Gentleman with Dueling Scar", 1860, white washed plaster, artist's name and date inscribed on plaque, height 23 3/4 in., width 16 in. $300/500

1194. An American Folk Art Polychromed Carved Wood Figure of a Devil Smoking a Pipe, early 20th c., figure surrounded by flames and a chained minion, an ashtray balanced on his knees, height 15 in. $300/500

1194A. An American Painted Plaster Figural Group, c. 1875, John Rogers, NY, titled on base "Checkers Up at the Farm" and marked, height 18 1/2 in., width 16 in. $200/300

1195. A Group of Four Chinese Hardstone Carvings, including a jadeite monkey group, height 2 7/8 in.; a soapstone finger citron and cat group, height 2 1/4 in.; a hardstone Liu Hai and Chan Chu pendant, height 2 3/8 in.; and a jadeite Budai, height 1 7/8 in., (4 pcs.) $200/400

1196. A Good Group of Three Vintage Eubank Portrait Dolls, early 20th c., by Eubank Dolls, Hannibal, MO, including "Mark Twain", with original tag; "Robert E. Lee" and "Ulysses S. Grant", tallest height 10 1/4 in. $150/250
Provenance: Collection of Emily Cyr Bridges, Albania Plantation, Jeanerette, LA.

1197. Eleven German Gilt Decorated Porcelain Chargers, marked "BAUSCHER CHINA, WEIDEN, BAVARIA", the raised gilt border decorated in intricate cornucopia design, monogrammed, diameter 10 1/2 in. $200/400

1198. A Pair of Antique Spode Creamware Lidded Tureens, early 19th c., in the "Grape" pattern, height 5 3/4 in., width 9 in., depth 9 in. Note: Restorations. $150/250
Provenance: Estate of Lee B. Anderson.

1199. Three Beadwork Pillows; together with a needlepoint pillow, smallest 6 in. x 6 in., (4 pcs.) $150/250
Provenance: Estate of Lee B. Anderson.

1200. A Pair of Federal-Style Brass Wall Sconces, Virginia Metal Crafters for Colonial Williamsburg, with round back plates and acorn-mounted cup supports, fitted with flared glass shades, height 16 in., width 6 1/2 in., depth 10 1/2 in. $150/250 s

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