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Information below is the lot/description information from our Fall Estates Auction, September 9 & 10, 2017. Descriptions listed below are NOT guaranteed accurate. Call 1-800-467-5329 for general information on Neal Auction Company. Follow the catalogue link to order our beautifully illustrated catalogue.

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201. American Classical Carved Rosewood Meridienne, c. 1835, attr. to Duncan Phyfe and Son, New York, scrolled back with concentric bosses, paneled rail, elliptical feet, h. 34 in., w. 67 1/2 in., d. 22 1/8 in. $2000/3000
Note: The scroll arm, blocked plinth, and D‑form feet are very similar to those on a meridienne ordered from Duncan Phyfe by Samuel Foot in 1837 and now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (66.221.1)
Ref.: Tracy. 19th‑Century American Furniture and Other Decorative Arts (New York: New York Graphic Society), 1970, fig. 79.

202. Mexican Carved Oak Campeche Chair, late 19th c., distinctive Art Nouveau dragonfly and floral embossed leather back and seat, incised arms, scrolled seat rail and legs, turned stretcher, h. 33 in., w. 21 in., d. 27 in. $1500/2500

203. American Late Federal Carved Mahogany Side Table, early 19th c., probably Philadelphia, molded top, conforming frieze, spiral reeded standard, square plinth, molded sabre legs, brass paw feet, casters, h. 31 in., w. 39 in., d. 19 in. Note: Replaced top. $500/1000



204. Fine Pair of American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Side Chairs, c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, in the pattern known as "Cornucopia", tall high relief carved crest, acanthus carved uprights, exuberant floral carved serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, casters, h. 38 1/2 in., w. 19 in., d. 18 1/2 in. $10000/15000
Provenance: The Service Collection, Estate of Grant A. Oakes, Warren OH.



205. Pair of American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Side Chairs, c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, in the pattern known as "Cornucopia", tall crest carved in high relief, acanthus carved uprights, exuberant serpentine seat rail with massive floral carvings, carved cabriole legs, casters, h. 39 in., w. 19 in., d. 18 in., found en suite with preceding lot. $10000/15000
Provenance: The Service Collection, Estate of Grant A. Oakes, Warren, OH.



206. American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Settee, c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, in the pattern commonly referred to as "Tuthill King", finely carved crests with grapes, fruit and flowers over C and S scrolls with reticulation below, serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, casters, fine historically appropriate silk damask upholstery, h. 43 3/4 in., w. 68 1/2 in., d. 34 in. $10000/15000



207. American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Armchair, c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, in the pattern referred to as "Tuthill King", finely carved crest with grapes, fruits and flowers over C and S scrolls, serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, casters, h. 43 1/2 in., w. 19 in., d. 34 in. Note: Old finish. $7000/10000
Provenance: Workshop of John Henry Belter; to Belter's brother-in-law, Frederick Springmeyer; to daughter Ida Springmeyer Dusing; to a collector; Richard Dubrow; the "Service Collection", Estate of Grant A. Oakes, Warren, OH; sold in these rooms, January 31, 2015, as lot 156.
Ill.: Dubrow, Eileen and Richard. American Furniture of the 19th Century: 1840-1880. Pennsylvania: Schiffer, 1983, p. 105.



208. Fine American Carved and Laminated Rosewood Center Table, c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, shaped marble top, extensively carved apron with grapes and flowers, acanthus and floral carved cabriole legs, scrolled stretchers with central basket of flowers, acanthine feet, casters, h. 28 3/4 in., w. 33 3/4 in., d. 26 1/2 in. $15000/25000
Note: The ornate features of the center table offered here relate closely to several important examples by New York cabinetmaker John Henry Belter. The serpentine top, elaborately carved apron, distinctive cabriole legs, and the scrolled stretcher surmounted by an abundant floral basket are nearly identical to an important center table from the Service Collection sold by Neal Auction Company as lot 149, September 12, 2015, also illustrated in American Furniture of the 19th Century by Eileen and Richard Dubrow. The table is also closely related to the historic Belter center table in the Lincoln Bedroom at the White House and a table attributed to Belter installed in the Rococo Revival period room at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Ref.:
Allman, William G. "The Lincoln Bedroom: Refurbishing a Famous White House Room." The White House Historical Association. whitehousehistory.org. Accessed 8/5/2017; Davidson, Marshall. The American Wing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Harrison House: New York, 1985, pp. 82-83; Dubrow, Eileen and Richard. American Furniture of the 19th Century. Schiffer: Pennsylvania, 1983, p. 131.



209. Fine American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Side Chair, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, in the pattern referred to as "Fountain Elms", arched floral and grape carved crests, scrolled stiles, serpentine floral carved seat rail, cabriole legs, casters, h. 38 1/2 in., w. 18 in., d. 26 in. $3000/5000



210. American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Armchair, c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, in the pattern referred to as "Tuthill King", medallion back carved and pierced with floral scroll elements, seat rail with cluster of flowers, cabriole legs, acanthine feet, casters, h. 44 in., w. 24 in., d. 19 in. $7000/10000



211. Bronze Figural Group of a Gaul Warrior and Young Man, after "Pro Patria" by Emile Laporte (1858‑1907), signature and "84" inscribed on self base, dedication "a Monsieur Henri Saint/Hommage du Personnel/2 janvier 1898" inscribed and "Siot Decauville/Foundeur Paris" foundry stamp on side of base, h. 35 in., w. 24 in., d. 18 3/4 in. $2500/3500



212. After Louis Hottot (French, 1834‑1905), "Odalisque Reclining on a Divan", polychromed metal, removable headdress, scarf and robe, h. 17 in., w. 30 in., d. 12 in. $2000/3000

213. Empire Carved Rosewood Pier Table, early 19th c., marble top, gothicized frieze, acanthus carved scroll supports, mirrored back, shaped plinth, lobed melon feet, h. 35 1/2 in., w. 36 in., d. 12 3/4 in. $1500/2500

214. American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Secretary Bookcase, c. 1830, probably New York, molded stepped cornice, two glazed doors flanked by scrolled supports over a bank of four drawers, fitted secretary drawer, conforming base with two cabinet doors, scrolled feet, h. 101 in., w. 57 in., d. 27 1/2 in. $1500/2500

214A. American Classical Carved Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Table, early 19th c., New York, frieze drawer, bulbous reeded standard, drum plinth, acanthus carved legs, paw feet, casters, h. 28 1/2 in., w. (closed) 24 1/2 in., w. (open) 53 1/2 in., d. 36 3/4 in. Note: Needs repair to leaf support. $700/1000

215. American Classical Mahogany Library Chair, early 19th c., scrolled arms and arm supports, molded seat rail, scrolled legs, casters, h. 37 in., w. 22 in., d. 24 in. $400/600

216. American or English Aesthetic Movement Carved and Gilded Easel, late 19th c., shell and floral motifs, h 63 1/2 in., w. 24 in., d. 21 in.; with associated Aesthetic Movement carved and gilded frame presented with a decorative pastel of a riverscape. $500/800

217. American Renaissance Carved Walnut Metamorphic Serving Trolley, 19th c., three molded shelves, incised supports, trestle base, carved stretcher, turned feet, casters, h. 43 in. (fully extended), h. 32 in. (closed), w. 44 in., d. 21 1/2 in. $500/750

218. American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Armchair, c. 1850‑1860, reticulated crest carved with flowers and scrolls, serpentine seat rail, acanthus carved cabriole legs, casters, h. 42 1/2 in., w. 25 in., d. 25 in. $1200/1800

219. American or English Aesthetic Ebonized and Gilt‑Incised Parlour Cabinet, late 19th c., possibly Allen Bro., Philadelphia, superstructure with mirror flanked by shelves, case with configuration of polychromed doors and niches, turned feet, h. 62 1/2 in., w. 48 in., d. 15 1/2 in. $1000/1500
Provenance: Collection of Henri Schindler.



220. Pair of American Aesthetic Ebonized, Incised, and Gilt Slipper Chairs, late 19th c., polychromed back splat, turned legs, casters, h. 32 in., w. 19 in., d. 16 1/2 in. $800/1200|
Provenance: Collection of Henri Schindler.



221. American Aesthetic Inlaid Walnut Writing Desk, late 19th c., attr. to Herter Brothers, New York, galleried superstructure with shelves, slanted writing surface, floral inlaid frieze, mechanical side drawer, turned tapered legs, spindled stretchers, casters, h. 62 in., w. 30 in., d. 25 in. Note: Bears number "4081". $800/1200

222. American Aesthetic Japonesque Ebonized and Carved Cherrywood Firescreen, c. 1880, reticulated crest, molded frame, fitted with silk embroidery, bracketed base with outset feet, h. 57 1/2 in., w. 34 1/4 in., d. 15 in. $500/700

223. English Black Lacquered, Parcel Gilt and Mother‑of‑Pearl Inlaid Prie‑Dieu, mid‑19th c., padded crest rail, Gothic pierced back, turned uprights, legs, h. 34 1/2 in., w. 20 in., d. 17 1/2 in. $300/500

224. English Renaissance‑Style Carved Oak Settee, raked back, padded arms, pierced C scroll stretcher rail, acanthus scroll legs, h. 50 1/2 in., w. 56 in., d. 29 in. $1000/1500

225. English Black Lacquer and Gilt Papier‑Mâche Tray, 19th c., oval with polychrome pug reserve, later stand with bamboo turned legs, pad feet, h. 17 in., w. 33 1/2 in., d 26 1/2 in. $800/1200

226. Pair of Regency Carved Mahogany Armchairs, 19th c., incurvate crest rail, scrolled shell‑carved slat, molded arms, padded seat, rope‑turned legs, h. 37 in., w. 23 1/2 in., d. 22 in. $500/750

227. English Brass‑Mounted Walnut Campaign Console, 19th c., frieze drawer, chamfered legs, H stretcher, cuff feet, h. 30 in., w. 28 in., d. 9 in. $300/500

228. Set of Eight Georgian‑Style Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs, attr. to Schmieg and Kotzian, serpentine crest rail, foliate carved reticulated splat, leather seat with brass nailhead trim, molded square legs, H stretcher, h. 37 in., w. 21 3/4 in., d. 19 in. $2000/3000



229. Continental Neoclassical‑Style Brass‑Mounted Mahogany Commode, stepped top, frieze centered by jasperware tablet, canted corners, two graduated drawers, square tapered legs, h. 33 1/2 in., w. 38 1/2 in., d. 16 3/4 in. $1000/1500

230. Continental Patinated Bronze "Warwick" Vase, c. 1900, after the Antique, with removable liner, on tall plinth base, h. 16 in., w. 14 in., d. 10 1/4 in. $800/

231. Pair of French Gilt Bronze Campagna Urns, late 19th c. twig handles, Bacchic frieze, on associated marble bases, urn h. 9 in., w. 9 1/4 in., d. 7 1/2 in., total h. 17 in. $400/600

232. Continental Gilt Metal and Onyx Chess Board, 20th c., on paw feet, h. 1 1/2 in., w. 15 in., d. 15 in. $300/500
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

233. Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Plaque, late 19th c., cast with floral vases and scrolls, inset with porcelain plaques of courting couples, dia. 13 3/4 in. $500/700

234. French School, mid‑19th c., "Apotheosis of Napoleon", hand‑colored mezzotint, 9 1/2 in. x 13 1/2 in., framed. $250/500

235. Art Deco Boch Freres Vase, c. 1935, fully marked, with impressed "1885", h. 9 3/4 in., d. 5 1/8 in. $400/600
Provenance: Modernism Gallery, Coral Gables, FL.

236. Good French Champleve Bowl, late 19th c., black and green ground with gilt accents, interior with a crane and flowers, h.4 in., d. 8 5/8 in. $200/300

237. American Patinated Metal Architectural Model of a Staircase, late 19th c., intricate wrought railing, on wood base, h. 18 1/4 in., w. 20 1/2 in., d. 10 in. $500/750

238. American Wrought Iron Firescreen, early 20th c., in the style of Samuel Yellin, S scroll design, arched legs, penny feet, h. 30 in., w. 29 in., d. 9 in. $300/500

239. Pair of American Aesthetic Movement Brass Andirons, late 19th c., pierced blossom design centered by stylized scrollwork on splayed legs, h. 19 in., w. 8 1/4 in., d. 10 in. $400/600

240. American Cast Iron Swan‑Form Architectural Element, 19th c., mounted on rectangular base, h. 20 1/2 in., w. 30 1/4 in. $300/500

241. English or American Painted Cast Iron Table, c. 1830, circular top, scrolled foliate supports, incurvate triangular base, acanthus feet, h. 26 1/4 in., dia. 18 3/4 in. $300/500
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.
Note: The form of the cast iron table offered here is closely related to a common form by Duncan Phyfe, c. 1840.
Ref.: Berlin, Carswell Rush. "Solid and Permanent Grandeur: The Design Roots of American Classical Furniture." American Decorative Arts Forum of Northern California. https://adafca.org/events/solid-and-permanent-grandeur-the-design-roots-of-american-classical-furniture/. Accessed 8/15/2017.

242. Pair of English Black Lacquered, Gilt and Mother‑of‑Pearl Inlaid Side Chairs, mid‑19th c., arched crest, spiral‑turned uprights, padded back, serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, h. 38 in., w. 18 1/2 in., d. 15 in. $500/800

243. West Indies Carved Mahogany Drum Table, 19th c., Barbados, circular top with molded edge, two opposing frieze drawers, reeded vasiform standard, reeded saber legs, brass paw feet, casters, h. 29 3/4 in., dia. 28 in. $300/500
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

244. Pair of Diminutive Antique American Classical Carved Mahogany Curule Benches, 19th c., chamfered rectangular seat rail, curule supports, turned stretcher, h. 17 1/2 in., w. 17 1/2 in., d. 11 in. $400/600

245. English Carved Rosewood Canterbury, mid‑19th c., reticulated dividers, ogee base, turned legs, casters, h. 20 in., w. 20 3/4 in., d. 15 1/8 in. $400/600
Provenance: The Service Collection, Estate of Grant A. Oakes, Warren, OH.

246. Antique English Mahogany Serving Table, marble top, two frieze drawers, tapered legs, pad feet, h. 30 1/2 in., w. 48 1/2 in., d. 23 in. $500/1000
Provenance: Estate of Janice Lane Young, Richmond, VA.

247. Georgian Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Table, late 18th c., bracketed frieze, tapered legs, pad feet, h. 27 in., l. (open) 38 1/2 in., l. (closed) 13 1/2 in., w. 33 1/2 in. $500/800

248. William IV Inlaid Mahogany Server, 19th c., molded top, paneled frieze drawers, segmented turned tapered legs, h. 37 in., w. 78 in., d. 26 in. $1000/1500



249. Austrian Neoclassical Inlaid Mahogany Bureau a Cylindre, 19th c., galleried top, cylinder lid, fitted interior with pull‑out baize writing surface, two graduated drawers, square tapered legs, h. 46 1/2 in., w. 45 1/2 in., d. 23 1/2 in. Note: Veneer losses throughout. $800/1200
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.



250. Continental Carved and Inlaid Pine Kas, 19th c., molded stepped cornice, two paneled doors, shelf interior fitted with single small drawer, two drawers in molded base, turned bulbous feet, h. 77 in., w. 74 in., d. 26 1/4 in. $1000/1500

251. Italian Renaissance‑Style Specimen Marble and Carved Walnut Stand, late 19th c., signed "...Aristide, 1889", inset specimen marble top in foliate carved molding, acanthus carved standard, dolphin supports, incurvate base, lion's paw feet, h. 30 in., dia. 22 in. $1500/2500

252. Antique Spanish Carved Walnut and Parcel Ebonized Cassone, later base with barley‑twist legs, h. 38 1/4 in., w. 48 in., d. 27 1/2 in. $500/800

253. Italian Neoclassical Walnut Commode, 18th c., marble top, open compartment, square stop‑fluted tapered legs, H stretcher, h. 31 3/4 in., w. 22 in., d. 17 1/4 in. $600/800

254. Antique Gustavian‑Style Creme Peinte Side Table, 19th c., oval top, frieze drawer, square tapered legs, X stretcher, h. 28 1/4 in., w. 22 1/2 in., d. 16 in. $300/500

255. Pair of French Directoire‑Style Carved Fruitwood Refraîchissoirs, each with inset marble top with fitted bottle wells, frieze drawer, turned supports and stretcher shelves, h. 29 in., w. 18 in., d. 18 in. $1000/1500

256. Pair of Louis XV‑Style Bronze‑Mounted Tables, each with inset shaped marble top, conforming frieze, cabriole legs, sabot feet, h. 30 1/2 in., w. 31 1/4 in., d. 31 1/2 in. $1200/1800

257. Continental Neoclassical‑Style Brass‑Mounted Mahogany Commode, Egyptian marble top, columnar stiles, three drawers, square tapered legs, h. 34 in., w. 44 1/2 in., d. 23 in. $1000/1500

258. Suite of Four Venetian Giltwood Two‑Light Sconces, 20th c., each with scrolled frame, mirror backplate etched with opera singers, electrified, h. 24 1/2 in., w. 13 in., d. 6 in. $2000/3000



259. Louis XVI Brass‑Mounted Inlaid Mahogany Games Table, 18th c., inset leather top, the reverse baize‑lined, interior well with ebony and ivory inlaid backgammon board, paneled frieze, square tapered legs, brass caps, h. 30 1/4 in., w. 43 3/4 in., d. 23 in. $2000/3000

260. Italian Neoclassical‑Style Trumeau Mirror, 18th c., gris peinte with gilt details, classical painting over mirror plate, h. 63 5/8 in., w. 59 1/2 in. $2500/3500



261. Monumental Pair of Japanese Kutani Porcelain Vases, probably Meiji Period (1868‑1912), decorated with figures on horseback amid moriage highlighted trees on a red diaper ground, h. 33 in., now mounted as lamps, h. (to base of finial) 4 8 in. $2000/3000

262. Good French Bronze Lamp in the Egyptian Taste, 19th c., columnar standard, base with winged sun disks and seated pharaohs, painted shade, electrified, h. 27 in., dia. 12 in. $700/900

263. George III Mother‑of‑Pearl and Abalone Tea Caddy, early 19th c., interior with two lidded compartments, on brass compressed ball feet, h. 5 1/2 in., w. 8 1/2 in., d. 5 1/4 in. $1000/1500



264. George III Tortoiseshell and Mother‑of‑Pearl Tea Caddy, early 19th c., lid with monogram cartouche "M.A.V.G. 1861", interior with two lidded compartments, ball feet, h. 5 1/8 in., w. 7 3/4 in., d. 5 in. $1000/1500

265. American Gilt Bronze Miniature Solar Lamp, c. 1850, attr. to Hooper, inverted pear font on baluster standard with marble base, cut glass shade, h. 14 in. $700/1000
Provenance: The Service Collection, Estate of Grant A. Oakes, Warren, OH.

266. Diminutive American Gilt Bronze Solar Lamp, c. 1850, attr. to Hooper, inverted pear font on dished base, cut and frosted glass shade, h. 11 in. $300/500
Provenance: The Service Collection, Estate of Grant A. Oakes, Warren, OH.



267. Pair of William IV Gilt Bronze Argand Lamps, 19th c., each with urn‑shaped font on dolphin supports, foliate decoration. $1500/2500
Provenance: Didier, Inc., New Orleans.

268. Jean Covens and Corneille Mortier (Dutch, 18th c.), "Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi, Dressee Par Guill. de L'Isle", c. 1730, Amsterdam, copper‑plate engraved map, after Delisle's important work, 17 1/2 in. x 23 1/2 in., framed. $1000/1500

269. Louis Philippe Painted Stick Barometer, early 19th c., signed "Pedraglio, Opti. a Nantes", with weather tube and thermometer, h. 37 1/2 in., d. 4 in. $500/750

270. English Engraved Glass Hurricane Shade, 19th c., star and foliate decoration, folded foot rim, h. 25 1/2 in., dia. 9 1/4 in. $500/700
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

271. American Gothic Carved Mahogany Mixing Table, 19th c., rectangular marble top, molded stepped frieze, carved brackets, inset gothicized panels, plinth base, h. 35 in., w. 32 3/4 in., d. 20 1/4 in. $300/500

272. English Carved Mahogany Washstand, early 19th c., square top, turned supports, stretcher shelf fitted with drawer, turned legs, h. 28 in., w. 16 in., d. 16 in. $300/500

273. Gorham Sterling Silver‑Mounted Leather Presentation Tyg, 20th c., with silver rim and shield‑shaped cartouche engraved with Dec. 22, 1908 presentation, copper liner, h. 8 1/2 in., w. 9 in., d. 9 in. $400/600

274. Pair of American Cast Iron Figural Andirons, owl‑form, glass eyes, h. 13 in., w. 8 1/2 in., d. 18 in. $200/300

275. Tiffany Studios Bronze "Bell Pepper" Table Lamp Base, early 20th c., tankard impressed "Tiffany Studios / New York / 21218", h. (to top of burner) 12 3/4 in., dia. 16 1/4 in., electrified; together with an associated leaded glass shade in the acorn pattern, unsigned, overall h. 17 1/4 in., dia. 16 in. $2500/3500
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.
Ref.: An identical lamp base is illustrated in Duncan, Alistair. Tiffany Lamps and Metalware. Woodbridge: Suffolk, 2007, p. 46, no. 157.

276. Aesthetic Movement Bejeweled Lantern, early 20th c., star cut brass frame, inset with faceted glass "jewels", cut and beveled glass panels, four socket cluster, h. 34 in., w. 11 in., d. 11 in. $800/1200

277. Diminutive Murano Glass Six‑Light Chandelier, early 20th c., pale green and lavender, vasiform standard, bowl issuing leaves and foliate arms, electrified, h. 29 in., dia. 21 in. $500/700

278. Antique French Carved Giltwood Barometer, 19th c., basket and tassel carved case, with thermometer, the weather dial signed "Viardot, Opticien / Rue Bonaparte 38", h. 37 in., w. 11 1/2 in., d. 1 3/4 in. $500/750

279. Antique West Indies Cast Iron Gate, Trinidad, arched crest, central panel centering a fleur‑de‑lis, h. 66 in., w. 41 1/2 in. $500/700
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

280. British West Indies Plantation Bell, 19th c., yoke support mounted on chamfered post, cruciform bracketed base, h. 65 1/2 in., dia. 14 in. $500/700
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.



281. Emile Albert Gruppe (American/Massachusetts, 1896‑1978), "Gloucester Harbor", oil on canvas, signed lower right, handwritten label identifying artist en verso, 16 in. x 20 in., framed. $4000/6000

282. Charles P. Appel (American/New Jersey, 1857‑1928), "Late Afternoon, New Jersey", oil on canvas, signed lower right, pencil‑titled and handwritten label identifying artist en verso, 25 in. x 30 in., framed. $1000/1500



283. Robert Crannell Minor, Sr. (American, 1839‑1904), "Between Keene Valley and Fort Henry, Essex County, Adirondacks, New York", oil on canvas, signed lower right, signed, initialed "RCM" twice and titled en verso, 12 in. x 16 in., framed. $1000/1500

284. Percival Leonard Rosseau (American/Louisiana, 1859‑1937), "Irish Setter", 1932, charcoal on paper, signed and dated lower right, 27 1/4 in. x 39 1/4 in., matted and framed. $4000/6000
Note: Percival Leonard Rosseau was born in 1859 in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. After his parents and two older brothers were killed and Sherman destroyed the family plantation during the Civil War, he and his sister were rescued by a slave and raised by a family friend in Kentucky. After exploring a career as an importer in New Orleans and a cowboy along the Chisholm Trail, Rosseau surprised his associates and friends by leaving for Paris to enroll in the Academie Julian at the age of thirty-five. In the Paris Salon of 1903, his painting featuring Diana with two Irish Wolfhounds received much positive attention, particularly for the two dogs in the composition. The following year he would exhibit two paintings of setters which proved hugely popular. This trend set Rosseau's trajectory as a highly respected and sought-after painter of dogs, and he was a favorite among prominent sportsmen such as Percy Rockefeller and Clarence Mackay.
In the lot offered here, Rosseau's attention to detail and mastery of the canine form is on full display. Even with the restriction of the black and white palette, he is able to perfectly convey the posture, fur, and sinewy articulations of the dog in mid-hunt.
Ref.: "Percival Leonard Rosseau." William Secord Gallery. www.dogpainting.com. Accessed July 27, 2017.

285. Elmer Wachtel (American/California, 1864‑1929), "Grove of Trees", oil on board, signed and monogrammed lower right, 13 in. x 16 3/4 in., framed. $2000/3000
Note: In 1882, Elmer Wachtel moved to San Gabriel, California, where he would become known for his panoramic, impressionistic landscapes of the area. Wachtel studied briefly at the Art Students League in New York with William Merritt Chase and at the Lambeth School in London. From 1904 until his death, Wachtel spent most of his time traveling California and the Southwest in a specially artist-equipped motor car, capturing the magnificent scenery and changing light of the region. Wachtel's mastery of atmosphere and tone are evident in the lot presented here; the tight horizon line of shaded trees and movement of the foliage in the wind reveal the luminosity of the expansive sky in the background.
Ref.: Lummis, Charles F., ed. "Wachtel and His Work", The Land of Sunshine: a Southwestern Magazine. June to Nov, 1895: 168-172.

286. Walter Palmer (American, 1854‑1932), "Lady Hanging Wash on a Line, Stately Manor House", 1894, oil on canvas, monogrammed and dated lower right, 11 in. x 14 1/4 in., unframed. $3000/5000

287. Attributed to Claude Gillot (French, 1673‑1722), "Musical Contest of Apollo and Marsyas", sanguine ink and wash on paper, unsigned, handwritten inscription in Latin and stamp "Wiltfang" en verso, pencil‑inscription identifying artist, title and provenance of "Coll: Hubert Horn" and "Wiltfang" stamped en verso of backing board, 6 1/2 in. x 9 in., antique frame. $1800/2500



288. Samuel Colman (American/New York, 1832‑1920), "The Hill of the Alhambra, Granada", oil on board, unsigned, 13 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in., antique frame with artist plaque. $600/800



289. Charles Woodward Hutson (American/South Carolina, 1840‑1936), "High Ground Overlooking the Bay", pastel on board, initialed "C.H." lower right, label with artist, title and provenance en verso, 5 3/4 in. x 9 in., framed. $500/800

290. Charles Oglesby Longabaugh (American/Louisiana, 1885‑1944), "The Batture" and "Fishing under the Live Oak Tree, Lafitte, Louisiana", watercolor on canvas board and watercolor on paper, former initialed "C.O.L" lower left, both titled en verso, 12 in. x 16 in. and 12 in. x 9 1/4 in., unframed. (2 pcs.) $1500/2500
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.



291. Charles Oglesby Longabaugh (American/Louisiana, 1885‑1944), "Raised Cabin with Goat, Washington, Louisiana", 1943, and "Pakenham Oaks, St. Bernard Parish", 2 watercolors on paper, former signed and dated lower center, both pencil‑titled en verso, each 9 1/4 in. x 12 in., unframed. (2 pcs.) $1200/1800
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.

292. John Kelly Fitzpatrick (American/Alabama, 1888‑1953), "The Coosa River by the Dixie Art Colony", 1944, watercolor on paper, pencil‑signed and dated lower right, handwritten label with artist, title and date en verso, 15 1/2 in. x 22 1/2 in., framed. $2000/3000

293. Morris Henry Hobbs (American/New Orleans, 1892‑1967), "Guzmania Bromeliad and Rose‑throated Becard", watercolor on paper, signed lower left, sight 20 in. x 14 1/4 in., framed. $1500/2500
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.

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295. William Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1859‑1939), "Surf, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu", 1925, oil on canvas board, signed and dated lower left, pencil‑signed, titled and dated en verso, 10 in. x 14 in., period frame. $1800/2500
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.

296. Ellsworth Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1861‑1939), "Seascape", gouache on paper, initialed "E.W." lower right, 7 in. x 9 3/4 in., unframed. $400/600
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.



297. William Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1859‑1939), "Portrait of Maria Carpenter Woodward", 1891, charcoal on paper, initialed "W.W." and dated mid‑right, handwritten notes identifying sitter and artist notes en verso, 15 3/4 in. x 12 in., framed. $700/1000
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.

298. George Henry Clements (American/Louisiana, 1854‑1935), "Sailing Boat in the Harbor", 1923, watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower right, 12 in. x 18 in., period frame. $1000/1500



299. William Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1859‑1939), "Corner of Chartres Street at Old Ursuline Convent, towards St. Louis Cathedral", 1906, Raffaelli crayon on board, signed and dated lower left, handwritten note with provenance en verso, 14 3/4 in. x 19 in., framed. $50000/80000
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.
Note: William Woodward painted this particular view, from the corner of Chartres Street and Ursulines Avenue, several times in the early 1900s, followed by an etching based on these paintings in 1922. Working from his easel in front of the Ursuline Convent, Woodward had a clear view down Chartres Street toward the St. Louis Cathedral. In the particularly charming version of the scene offered here, Woodward uses a mix of vibrant colors in the highlights of the cathedral, buildings, and cobblestone street, capturing the energy of the bustling scene and creating a dynamic composition.
In Woodward's 1938 book of French Quarter etchings, he notes that the red tile roof building (pictured at lower left in the current lot) across from the Ursuline Convent was said to be the oldest building in the Mississippi Valley, until its destruction. An architect, artist, and preservationist, Woodward strived to create lasting representations of the changing city as he saw it in the early twentieth century, including details of horses and buggies, pedestrians, and atmospheric effects. The work offered here perfectly exemplifies his efforts.
Ref.: Bragg, Jean and Susan Saward. Painting the Town: The Woodward Brothers Come to New Orleans. New Orleans: Jean Bragg Gallery, 2004. Hinckley, Robert. William Woodward: American Impressionist. New Orleans: MPress, 2009. Woodward, William. French Quarter Etchings of Old New Orleans. New Orleans: Franklin Printing Company, 1938. Byrnes, James B. Early Views of the Vieux Carre. New Orleans: Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, 1965.

300. Wilson Henry Irvine (American, 1869‑1936), "Evening in the Brulatour Courtyard, New Orleans", c. 1927‑28, oil on canvas, signed lower left, 24 in. x 27 in., framed. $7000/9000
Note: Considered one of the masters of American Impressionist painting, Wilson Henry Irvine was active in art circles in Chicago in the late 19th c. In 1918, he established his permanent residence at the art colony in Old Lyme, CT. Irvine traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States. He spent part of the winter of 1927-28 painting in New Orleans and informed a journalist the reason was that twenty-five years earlier he had a passion for reading George Washington Cable and never forgot. The reporter noted Irvine "had a mild word of praise for the renovated courts of the quarter, but kept his unstinted encomium for the old grey places where the walls were decaying." Irvine painted a series of paintings of the courtyards of the Vieux Carre during this visit. The work offered here depicts the Brulatour Courtyard, at the time the home of the Arts & Crafts Club of New Orleans, and one of the best-known courtyards in the French Quarter. Here, the moonlight and its ethereal glow beautifully combine in an atmospheric scene.
Ref.: The Item-Tribune New Orleans. Feb. 2, 1928, p. 12.

300A. Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870‑1934), "Moonlight on the Louisiana Bayou", 1912, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 18 in. x 24 in., framed. $4000/6000
Provenance: New Orleans Estate; Sold in these rooms, Feb. 11, 2017, lot 271.

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