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201. Louis XVI-Style Bronze-Mounted Inlaid Fruitwood Bouillotte Table, inset marble top, frieze with candleslide and two drawers, tapered legs, cuff casters, h. 28 1/2 in., dia. 24 in. $700/900

202. Antique Charles X-Style Inlaid, Painted and Parcel Gilded Mahogany Bureau Plat, inset embossed leather top, two frieze drawers, swan carved fluted tapered legs, h. 32 in., w. 72 1/2 in., d. 35 in. $2500/3500

203. Continental Patinated Bronze Figural Torchère, 20th c., draped figure, holding slag glass and brass shade, electrified, h. 58 in., w. 25 in., d. 26 in. $1200/1800

204. Pair of Louis XV-Style Gilt Metal, Rock and Cut Crystal Twelve-Light Chandeliers, 20th c., beaded, scrolled arms, hung with pendants, electrified, h. 46 in., dia. 32 in. $8000/12000

205. English Gilt Brass Figural Sinumbra Lamp, 19th c., Classical maiden, stepped base, floral cut shade, h. 32 1/2 in., dia. 12 1/2 in. $700/1000
Provenance: The Friedle-Garrison Collection, New Orleans.

206. Fine Pair of American Rococo Carved and Gilded Mirrors, mid-19th c., arched rocaille carved crest, extensively carved foliate surround, beveled mirror plate, h. 72 1/2 in., w. 46 in. $4000/6000

207. Napoleon III Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Rouge Marble Figural Mantel Clock, late 19th c., dial marked by retailer "TIFFANY & Co.", figures of Amor and Psyche with butterfly, lower bronze mount depicting Juno in a chariot being drawn by peacocks, h. 30 1/4 in., w. 20 1/4 in., d. 12 in. $3000/5000



208. Raoul François Larche (Italian, 1860-1920), "Frolicking Maiden", 1890, signed and dated on self-base, h. 40 3/4 in., w. 21 in., d. 15 in., carved marble base, overall h. 47 1/2 in. Note: Condition. $2500/3500



209. Auguste Moreau (French, 1834-1917), "Young Maiden Reading", carved marble, signed "Aug. Moreau" on naturalistic base, h. 33 in., w. 15 in., d. 14 1/2 in. $2500/3500

210. English Cast Stone Figure of a Girl Holding a Basket of Fish, round base, h. 31 1/2 in., w. 14 in., d. 11 in. $300/500

211. Large Antique English Cast Iron Garden Ornament, modeled as a floral urn, shaped base, h. 51 in., w. 28 1/2 in., d. 15 in. $800/1200

212. Carved White Marble Bust of a Roman Emperor, likely Caesar, h. 19 in., w. 13 1/2 in., d. 7 1/2 in. $800/1200



213. Patinated Metal Figure of the Farnese Hercules, after the antique by Lysippos, indistinctly inscribed and cast foundry stamp on self-base, h. 27 in. $1200/1800

214. Francesco de Matteis (Italian, 1852-1917), "Nel Circo", gilt bronze, signature inscribed on self-base, h. 12 1/2 in., w. 36 in., d. 8 3/4 in., rouge marble base, overall h. 15 in. $1500/2500

215. Paul Marie Ducuing (French, 1867-1949), "Winged Victory", gilt bronze, signature, "F. Barbedienne Fondeur" and dedication inscribed on self-base, h. 25 in., w. 13 1/2 in., d. 10 in., green marble base, overall h. 27 in. $1000/1500



216. Restauration Bronze-Mounted Burl Walnut Sécrétaire à Abattant, frieze drawer, columnar stiles, fall front door, three drawers, plinth base, h. 58 in., w. 38 1/2 in., d. 20 1/2 in. $1200/2000



217. American Classical Carved Mahogany Sofa, early 19th c., probably New York, School of Duncan Phyfe, incurvate crest rail surmounted by carved eagles, reeded arms and seat rail, winged hairy paw feet, h. 36 in., l. 89 1/2 in., d. 25 in. $5000/7000
Provenance: The Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, RI.
Note: The stunning and exceptionally rare sofa offered here is a unique example of both Classical design and patriotic symbolism. The intricately carved eagle heads surmounting the crest rail are both an ancient Classical motif and a symbol of the establishment of the new American Republic on the world stage during the early 19th century. The sofa’s base is nearly identical in its overall form as Duncan Phyfe’s landmark “Grecian” sofa and features the same proportions, reeded seat rail, scrolled arms, and Phyfe’s distinctively carved winged paw feet.
Ref.: Kenny, Peter M. et al. Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011, p. 185. For a similar example, see Christies, New York, Property from the Westervelt Company, Sept. 25, 2013, lot 109.



218. American Federal Carved Mahogany Pembroke Table, c. 1800, New York, shaped drop-leaf top, frieze drawer, tapered reeded legs, brass paw feet, h. 28 in., w. 35 1/2 in., d. 24 in. $800/1200
Provenance: The Friedle-Garrison Collection, New Orleans.



219. Suite of Six American Classical Mahogany Side Chairs, c. 1815, possibly Joseph Barry, Philadelphia, each with shaped Prince of Wales plume crest, reeded stiles and front legs, toupie feet, h. 35 in., w. 18 1/2 in., d. 15 1/2 in. $1200/1800
Provenance: Freeman's, Philadelphia, Apr. 20, 2001, lot 203; Boor-Cassidy Collection, Philadelphia.
Ill.: Boor, Allison, et al. Philadelphia Empire Furniture. p. 296, fig. 153.

220. Antique Régence-Style Carved Walnut Fauteuil, shell-carved crest rail, scroll arms, serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, shaped stretcher, h. 41 1/2 in., w. 26 in., d. 20 in. $600/800



221. American Classical Carved Mahogany "Concave" Breakfront, early 19th c., probably Baltimore, projecting cornice, four glazed doors enclosing shelves and drawers, center secretary drawer above three drawers, flanked by drawers and cabinet doors, molded base, figured woods throughout, h. 93 1/2 in., w. 75 in., d. 20 in. $2500/3500

222. Fine Pair of French Tôle Peinte Jardinières, probably late 19th c., rectangular form, winged lion bronze feet, h. 11 1/2 in., w. 25 in., d. 13 in. $1200/1800

223. American Classical Carved Mahogany Center Table, c. 1840, attr. to J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, partial label, associated circular marble top, stepped paneled octagonal frieze, incurvate standard with turned columns and stepped molding, serpentine plinth, scroll feet, h. 30 in., dia. 36 in. $6000/8000
Note: The table offered here is identical in form, decoration, and proportions to a center table labeled by New York cabinetmakers John and Joseph W. Meeks, sold in these rooms on July 16, 2016. The printed paper label on the latter sold table bears the addresses of the company's wareroom and manufactory at 43 & 45 Broad Street in New York City and at 23 Chartres Street in New Orleans. In 1821, Joseph W. Meeks opened a warehouse in New Orleans and city directories listed the Meeks branch at 29 Chartres Street in 1830, 29 Chartres Street and 39 Royal Street in 1834, and 23 Chartres Street in 1838.
While center tables in a variety of designs are illustrated in the famous Meeks broadside of 1833, none exhibit the bold architectural quality of the present lot, distinguished by the complexly molded frieze and concave-sided standard. The collection of the New York State Museum in Albany includes a similar center table with a Meeks paper label bearing the addresses of No. 14 Vesey Street, New York, and 23 Chartres Street, New Orleans.
Ref.: Scherer, John L. New York Furniture at the New York State Museum, p. 75, fig. 74; Dubrow, Eileen and Richard. American Furniture of the 19th Century, 1840-1880, pp. 44-45.



224. Fine Pair of American Gilt Brass and Patinated Metal Figural Three-Light Gasoliers, mid-19th c., attributed to Cornelius & Baker, Philadelphia, anthemion canopy, rope-twist supports terminating in serpents, central crane mount, fluted arms, original crane motif etched glass shades, h. 44 1/2 in., dia. 20 in. $5000/7000

225. Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), "Bayou Scene with Live Oak", oil wash on board, signed lower left, 10 in. x 19 7/8 in., oak frame. $3000/5000
Provenance: Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA, 2007.



226. Alberta Kinsey (American/New Orleans, 1875-1952), "French Market", oil on canvas laid on board, signed lower right, 11 1/4 in. x 14 1/8 in., framed. $1200/1800

227. Fine American Classical Coin Silver Coffee Pot, Thomas Fletcher (1787-1866), Philadelphia, c. 1827-1842, marked "T.FLETCHER" and "PHILAD." in raised oval, domed cover with pod finial and acanthus, urn-shaped body with stiff leaf banding, foliate scroll spout, acanthus scroll handle, h. 10 3/4 in., wt. 43.20 troy ozs. $1000/1500
Ref.: Hollan, Catherine B., Philadelphia Silversmiths, p. 73.

228. Three American Sterling Silver Julep Cups, Hunt Silver Co., "Patric Henry" pattern, mid-20th c., incl. 2 with engraved crest with motto "Bonitas e Probitare" and with applied steeplechase medallion, each h. 4 5/8 in., total wt. 18.85 troy ozs. $300/500
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.

229. Tiffany & Co. Makers Sterling Silver Dresser Set, pattern introduced 1908, inc. hand mirror, hairbrush, comb, clothes brush, powder jar with silver-mounted powder puff, hand mirror l. 10 3/4 in., total wt. (weighable) 11.25 troy ozs. $500/750
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.

230. Set of Eight Asian Gem Embellished Silvered Filigree Libation Cups, applied with lapis, turquoise and coral gems, h. 3 1/2 in., dia. 4 in. $1000/1500

231. Fine Tane "Burbujas" Sterling Silver Ice Bucket, Mexico City, c. 2018, wc. 1950 to present, tapered form with collar of cast bubbles, marked "TANE/ME-32/MEXICO/925", h. 7 3/4 in., dia. 9 1/2 in., wt. 67.05 troy ozs.; together with original Tane dust cover, polishing cloth, box and invoice. $3000/4000
Note: The prestigious Tane firm was founded by French émigrés and is known for the quality of their work. Morrill & Berk. Mexican Silver. pp. 252-255.

232. Fine Tane "Burbujas" Sterling Silver Ice Bucket, Mexico City, c. 2018, wc. 1950 to present, en suite with preceding lot, marked "TANE/ME-32/MEXICO/925", h. 7 3/4 in., dia. 9 1/2 in., wt. 65.05 troy ozs.; together with original Tane dust cover, polishing cloth, box and invoice. $3000/4000



233. Fine Pair of Edwardian Elkington & Co. Sterling Silver Gilt Figural Tazzas, Birmingham, 1907, mark registered 1906, each with faun support and grape, grapeleaf and cornucopia decoration, removable lobed engraved glass bowls, h. 9 1/2 in., dia. 8 3/4 in., wt. 70.10 troy ozs. $2500/5000

234. Pair of Art Moderne-Style Rock Crystal Table Lamps, graduated ball standards, square malachite veneered bases, bun feet, h. 20 in., w. 5 in., d. 5 in. $1500/2500

235. William IV Carved Rosewood Canterbury, galleried tray top, reticulated supports, h. 36 in., w. 23 in., d. 15 in. $300/500
Provenance: Schwitz Collection, Franklin, LA.

236. Antique English Lacquered and Parcel Gilt Papier-Mâché Tray, on later bamboo turned stand, h. 19 in., w. 30 in., d. 22 in. $400/600

237. Fine Irish Chippendale-Style Carved Mahogany Games Table, foldover top, baize playing surface, blind fretwork frieze, cabriole legs, acanthine knees, ball and claw feet, h. 30 in., w. 36 in., d. (closed) 19 in., d. (open) 35 in. $800/1200

238. Antique George I Carved Oak Welsh Dresser Base, early 18th c., molded top above three paneled drawers, ring and vasiform turned legs, block and ball feet, h. 33 in., l. 86 in., d. 21 in. $800/1200

239. George III Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard, early 19th c., shaped top with marquetry border, frieze drawer above blind drawer, pair of deep drawers, turned and inlaid legs, h. 36 in., w. 72 in., d. 27 in. $1500/2500

240. Regency Inlaid Rosewood Games Table, early 19th c., satinwood banded foldover top, baize-lined playing surface, molded frieze, spiral-turned supports, plinth base, sabre legs, brass paw feet, casters, h. 28 in., w. 36 in., d. 17 1/2 in. $600/800

241. Louis XV Polychrome-Painted Folding Screen, probably 18th c., arched panels, sanguine pastoral reserves, paneled base, painted reverse, h. 82 in., w. 100 in. $1500/2500
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.

242. Pair of French Provincial Carved Walnut Petite Commodes, shaped backsplash, pierced case, floral apron, cabriole legs, scrolled toes, h. 29 in., w. 16 1/2 in., d. 12 in. $400/600
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.

243. Regency Faux Bois and Parcel Gilt Armchair, early 19th c., incurvate crest rail, arms terminating in ram's heads, tapered legs, brass cuffs, h. 30 1/2 in., w. 23 in., d. 19 in. $400/600
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.

244. Antique Continental Polychrome and Parcel Gilt Dressing Table, kidney-shaped rouge marble top, conforming case with 5 drawers, tapered fluted legs, decorated with floral sprays, h. 30 in., w. 47 1/4 in., d. 19 1/2 in. $800/1200

245. Empire-Style Carved, Ebonized and Gilded Mahogany Settee, 20th c., Egyptianesque figural uprights, scrolled back, rosette accented arms and seat rail, tapered legs, paw feet, h. 36 in., w. 47 in., d. 23 1/2 in. $800/1200
Provenance: Schwitz Collection, Franklin, LA.

246. Italian Rococo Carved and Painted Canapé, mid-18th c., serpentine volute molded back, center lyre shaped support, serpentine scrolled arms terminating in volutes, scalloped seat rail, four cabriole legs to the front, paneled back, trifed scrolled feet, h. 32 1/2 in., w. 78 in., d. 21 in. $700/1000

247. Pair of Napoleon III-Style Bronze-Mounted Carved Mahogany Fauteuils, late 19th c., cartouche mounted crest, acanthus-carved arm supports, carved tapered legs, casters, h. 40 in., w. 24 1/2 in., d. 23 in. $800/1200

248. Antique Russian Neoclassical-Style Brass-Mounted Mahogany Writing Table, pegged rectangular top, fall front drawer with leather writing surface, shaped galleried shelf, chamfered tapered legs, brass cuffs with casters, h. 30 in., w. 32 in., d. 19 in. $1500/2000

249. Italian Painted Slant Front Secretary, 19th c, h. 90 in., w. 42 in., d. 21 1/2 in. $2000/3000

250. French Provincial Chinoiserie Painted and Parcel Gilt Armoire, 18th c. and later, molded stepped cornice, raised cartouche panel doors, shelf interior, iron fiche hinges, escutcheons and lock, conforming base, octagonal bun feet, h. 89 in., w. 67 in., d. 28 in. $4000/6000

251. Pair of Neoclassical-Style Bronze-Mounted Polychrome Porcelain and Lacquer Side Tables, octagonal top, armorial motifs, vasiform standard, shaped base, acanthus feet, h. 31 1/2 in., dia. 24 1/2 in. $3000/5000

252. Giuseppe Uva (Italian, 1874-1937), "Still Life with Flowers", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 26 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in., framed. $1500/2500



253. Israel Abramofsky (Russian, 1888-1975), "Brittany Boats", oil on masonite, signed lower left, 19 3/4 in. x 23 1/2 in.; "Self-Portrait", charcoal on paper, signed lower right, 22 7/8 in. x 14 1/2 in.; and "Self-Portrait", oil on board, signed lower right, 9 3/8 in. x 8 1/2 in., all framed. (3 pcs.) $1800/2500

254. Attributed to George Lance (British, 1802-1864), "Still Life of Fruit", 1854, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 10 in. x 14 in., framed. $500/700

255. Alfred Edward Chalon (British, 1780-1860), "Young Lady Working at Watercolor", 1840, watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower right, 13 1/2 in. x 10 3/4 in., framed. $400/600
Provenance: The Drawing Shop and Galerie Osten-Kaschey, Ltd., New York, NY, Apr. 6, 1971.



256. François-Nicolas Martinet (French, 1731-1804), 33 hand-colored engravings, from Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, 6 with pencil or ink inscriptions in margins, 9 7/8 in. x 8 1/4 in. to 12 1/8 in. x 9 1/2 in., unframed. (33 pcs.) $1200/1800

257. Three Continental School Portrait Miniatures of Ladies, one signed "Mangardi" lower right, one with handwritten label identifying sitter "Egedie de St. AuLaire Decazes", 2 1/2 in. x 1 7/8 in. to 2 in. x 1 1/2 in., framed; together with enameled brass dresser box, dia. 3 in. (4 pcs.) $600/900
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.

258. Assembled Paris Porcelain "Anneau d'Or" Tea and Dessert Service, 19th c., incl. covered teapot, h. 7 1/2 in.; covered sugar, h. 6 3/4 in.; 2 cake plates, dia. 9 3/8 in.; 8 dessert plates, dia. 7 1/4 in.; waste bowl, h. 2 1/2 in.; 6 berry bowls, dia. 4 1/2 in.; and 8 teacups with 8 saucers. (36 pcs.) $300/500

259. French Gilt Bronze-Mounted Porcelain Bowl in the Chinese Export Style, possibly Samson, decorated in famille rose enamels with flower and branch sprays, acanthus scroll handles and feet, h. 11 in., w. 18 1/4 in., d. 12 3/8 in. $500/750

260. Associated Paris Porcelain "Anneau d'Or" Dinner Service, mid-19th c., incl. 17 dinner plates, dia. 9 1/2 in.; 16 dessert plates; 9 soup plates; 6 faceted cups with 9 saucers; 12 fruit bowls; 9 round cups with 9 saucers; lidded teapot, h. 6 1/2 in.; lidded sugar bowl with pod finial, h. 4 3/4 in.; egg cup; three platters, misc. small plates and more. (143 pcs.) $500/700
Provenance: Williamson-LeBlanc Collection, Cornstalk Fence House, New Orleans.

261. Two Antique Nymphenburg Porcelain Commedia dell'Arte Figures of Scaramuz and Corine, impressed shield marks, after designs by Franz Anton Bustelli, impressed "240" and "0", and "205" and "3", h. 8 in., w. 5 3/4 in., d. 3 3/4 in. and h. 8 in., w. 4 in., d. 4 in., respectively; together with porcelain figure of a jester, stamped "Hutschenreuther, German, Kunstabteilung", impressed "8104" and "K. Tutter", h. 7 1/2 in., w. 3 1/2 in., d. 2 1/2 in. (3 pcs.) $700/900

262. Niderviller Biscuit Porcelain Figural Group, 19th c., columnar base marked, modeled as maiden and boy in a basket held aloft by four men, h. 23 3/4 in., w. 9 in. $800/1200

263. Paris Porcelain Partial Coffee Service, Stone Coquerel et Legros, early 19th c., incl. coffee pot, creamer, covered sugar, 3 plates, cup and saucer, decorated with Classical scenes. Note: Later lid on coffee pot. $500/700
Ref.: Guillebon, Regine. Paris Porcelain 1770-1850, pp. 262-264.

264. Two Jacob Petit Paris Porcelain Figural Scent Bottles, 19th c., both marked "JP", one modeled as Sicilian male in traditional attire, h. 9 1/2 in., w. 4 1/4 in.; the other modeled as a Mandarin, h. 10 1/2 in., w. 4 in. Note: Lacking stopper. $200/300

265. Paris Porcelain Three-Piece Scent Bottle Garniture, 19th c., incised mark, each with alpine landscape reserves, largest h. 7 1/4 in., w. 5 in. $300/500

266. Three Paris Porcelain Scent Bottles, c. 1830-50, various forms with lavish cartouches, two with raised gilt decoration, largest h. 8 1/2 in., w. 4 1/2 in. $300/500

267. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Faceted Vase, ram's head handles, decorated with rooster and hen cartouche, on pale turquoise blue ground with flower scrolls, base with Guangxu mark, h. 12 in., w. 5 1/2 in., d. 3 in. $500/700

268. Pair of Monginot Paris Porcelain Plates, c. 1835, marked "Monginot Boulevard/ des Italiens No. 20/ à Paris", incised "S" and "UA" marks, central rosettes, rim painted with blue morning glories, dia. 9 1/8 in. $500/700
Note: Monginot was highly regarded as a flower painter.
Ref.: Guillebon, Regine. Paris Porcelain 1770-1850. London, Barrie & Jenkins, 1972, p. 276.

269. Paris Porcelain Trinket Box and Encrier, late 19th c., box modeled as hand holding casket, molded with American eagle, h. 3 1/2 in., w. 4 1/2 in., d. 2 1/4 in.; encrier modeled as a shell with candle holder, inkpot and sander, incised no 9, h. 3 in., w. 8 in., d. 5 1/8 in. $300/500

270. Paris Polychrome and Gilt Porcelain Vase, 19th c., incised mark, painted with figures in Mandarin attire and with a fountain with flowers, h. 10 7/8 in.; wood stand, overall h. 12 5/8 in. Note: Base drilled. $500/700

271. Two Paris Porcelain Amphora Vases, 19th c., both with scroll and mask handles, reserves with view of a chateau, taller h. 11 3/4 in. $600/900



272. Assembled Service of French Choisy and Creil Transfer Decorated Tableware, early-to-mid 19th c., incl. 27 luncheon plates, dia. 8 1/2 in. and 10 soup plates, dia. 9 1/4 in., impressed "P & H Choisy", reserved with historical scenes; 10 dinner plates, stamped "Par Brevet D'invention", impressed "Creil", reserved with landmarks and historic scenes; associated covered tureen, h. 11 in., and lidded ewer, h. 11 1/4 in. (47 pcs.) $500/700
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.



273. Mottahedeh "Tobacco Leaf" Porcelain Partial Dinner Service, Vista Alegre and Metropolitan Museum of Art marks, incl. covered tureen, h. 9 in., l. 13 1/2 in.; platter, w. 17 in., d. 13 7/8 in.; and 18 dinner plates, dia. 10 3/4 in. (20 pcs.) $500/700
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.

274. Sevres-Style Bronze-Mounted Polychrome and Gilt Porcelain Dresser Box, spurious mark, reserves with putti and musical instruments, h. 7 1/2 in., w. 15 in., d. 8 in. $500/1000

275. Pair of English Neoclassical-Style Polychrome and Gilt Porcelain Urns, spurious Minton marks, lion's head handles, continuous frieze of putti on blue royale ground, pedestal base, paw feet, h. 16 1/2 in., w. 10 in., d. 8 1/2 in. $400/600

276. Six Samson Chinese Export-Style "Famille Rose" Porcelain Armorial Dishes, 19th c., marked, reticulated rims molded with tassels, well with lions rampant flanking shield above motto "Ut Micnaturus Habita" encircled by raised slip scrollwork, dia. 9 3/8 in. $600/900

277. Pair of Napoleon III Bronze Figural Candlesticks, 19th c., cherub busts, over tapered shaft, h. 9 3/4 in., dia. 3 3/4 in. $700/900

277A. Near Pair of Continental Brass Three-Light Wall Sconces, late 19th c. and later, made from bed warmer covers, h. 17 in., w. 13 in., d. 7 in. $200/300

278. Italian Carved and Painted Wood Figural Jardinière, probably Venetian, lobed basin supported on cherubic mounts, h. 36 in., w. 23 in., d. 21 in. $1200/1800

279. Large Napoleon III Brass and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Black Lacquer Valuables Box, hinged top painted with foliate cartouches, rosewood interior, h. 9 in., w. 24 in., d. 16 in. $400/600

280. Pair of Monumental French Gilt Bronze Wine Ewers in the Neoclassical Taste, late 19th c., unmarked, putto atop scroll handle with ram head terminal, figural Bacchanalian motif with grapeleaf and acanthus garland throughout, twist stoppers, h. 21 3/4 in., w. 10 in. $800/1200

281. Grand Tour Bronze "Askos" Claret Jug, 19th c., unmarked, after Roman form, rim mounted by two rams, foliate handle above figural putto, h. 9 1/4 in., w. 9 1/2 in., d. 5 in. $400/600

282. Pair of Antique French Rock Crystal and Silverplate Candlestick Lamps, c. 1900, vasiform standard, with pierced collars, electrified, h. (to socket) 21 in., h. (to candlecup) 15 in. $700/1000
Provenance: The Estate of Caroline P. Ireland.

283. Pair of Antique French Gilt and Patinated Bronze Three-Light Candelabra, urn-form candle cups, fluted standards, incurvate tripodial bases mounted with winged creatures, claw feet, h. 18 in., w. 8 1/2 in., d. 8 1/2 in. $1000/1500

284. Italian Wrought Iron, Tôle and Crystal Six-Light Chandelier, prism-hung floral canopy, standard and scroll arms with overall floral decoration, h. 25 in., dia. 29 in. $1500/2500

285. Fine American Gothic Carved Walnut Library Table, mid-19th c., inset leather top, molded edge, chamfered quatrefoil carved frieze, canted molded legs, foliate brackets, block feet, retains original finish, h. 30 in., w. 48 in., d. 36 in. $2000/3000

286. Eight American Gothic Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs, c. 1845, possibly Charles Baudouine (act. 1829-c.1854), New York, incl. two armchairs and six side chairs, shaped pierced crest rail with lobed fans, splats surmounted by ogee arches, trapezoidal seat, shaped legs, retaining old attractive finish. $1500/2500
Note: Gothic Revival chairs with s-shaped front legs and splats surmounted by ogee arches have been attributed to New York City cabinetmakers such as Alexander Roux and John & Joseph W. Meeks. The chairs in the current lot are distinguished by a shaped crest rail with peaks and lobed fans. Additionally, moldings outline the ogee arches as well as the splats. These details are not found on chairs by Roux or by J. and J.W. Meeks. Features such as the lobed fans and moldings are found individually on chairs made by Charles A. Baudouine, including a set of forty-two rosewood chairs produced around 1845 for the State Dining Room of the White House during the administration of President James K. Polk, and a pair of armchairs that were part of a rosewood parlor suite supplied in 1849 to Betsy Hart of Troy, New York.
Ref.: Bucher, Douglas G., Stacy Pomeroy Draper, et al. The Marble House in Second Street: Biography of a Town House and its Occupants. 1825, 2000, p. 38, fig. 41; Howe, Katherine S. and David B. Warren. The Gothic Revival Style in America, 1830-1870. 1976, p. 13-14, figs. 2 & 4; Monkman, Betty C. The White House: Its Historic Furnishings and First Families, 2000, p. 103.



287. Fine American Classical Carved Rosewood, Alabaster and Brass Inlaid Work Table, Boston, 1820-1830, drop-leaf top with brass inlaid reserves, fitted drawer with drawer and work basket below, mounted columnar legs, incurvate plinth, dolphin-carved ebonized feet; together with oil on tin of General Eusebio Guilarte, table h. 30 in., w. 24 in., d. 18 in.; painting 18 in. x 14 in. $4000/6000
Note: Each drop leaf is inscribed with brass inlay "Ala/Snta:Julia./Wadington" and "El/General/Guilarte." The table was possibly commissioned as a gift from Julia Wadington to General Eusebio Guilarte of Bolivia. Guilarte briefly served as President of Bolivia from 1847 to 1848.
Ref.: See copy of Christie's New York catalogue, October 12, 2001, lot 158.
 



288. Pair of American Classical Carved Mahogany Settees, c. 1825, attr. to Charles White, Philadelphia, tablet crests with brass string inlay, cornucopia brackets, shell carved arms, gadrooned seat rail, foliate and reeded bulbous feet, casters, h. 35 1/2 in., w 84 in., d. 25 in. $5000/7000
Note: The pair of sofas in the present lot feature the same overall form, proportions, and distinctively modeled shell carvings as a sofa from the Arlington Mansion in Natchez, Mississippi made by Philadelphia cabinetmaker Charles H. White. Like many Philadelphia and New York cabinetmakers, White had a robust clientele in Southern cities such as New Orleans, Charleston, and Natchez, where the wealthy planter class sought out the finest Classical furnishings for their extravagant Greek Revival mansions. Northern cabinetmakers, including White, crafted pieces specifically for the Southern market—the sofas offered here, though made in Philadelphia, were likely made for the parlor of a grand Southern home.
Ref.: Wiles, Kelly E. “Looking for Mr. White: Uncovering the Furniture, Business and Life of Philadelphia Cabinetmaker Charles Haight White.” University of Pennsylvania (Theses), Philadelphia, PA, pp. 97-112, fig. 2.12.

289. American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Pier Table, c. 1840, New York, black marble top, shaped frieze, heavily scrolled supports, mirrored back, plinth base, scrolled feet, h. 36 3/4 in., w. 41 in., d. 16 1/2 in. $1000/1500



290. West Indies Carved Mahogany or Tropical Hardwood Tall Post Bedstead, 19th c., flat tester, tapered leaf carved and turned posts, shaped headboard, plain rails, reeded turned legs. $2500/3500

291. Pair of West Indies-Style Carved Hardwood and Caned Armchairs, reeded crest rail and arms, vasiform uprights, reeded seat rail, tapered reeded legs, h. 39 in., w. 26 in., d. 31 in.; together with pair of foot stools, h. 9 1/2 in., w. 15 1/2 in., d. 15 1/2 in. $1200/1800

292. Anglo-Colonial-Style Coromandel Games Table, inlaid checker board sliding top, opposing game piece drawers, drop leaves, tapered legs, h. 28 in., w. 40 in., d. 24 1/2 in. $1000/1500



293. American Late Federal Mahogany Plantation Desk, early 19th c., leaf carved pediment above two glazed doors, foldover slanted writing surface, two drawer frieze, spiral turned legs, h. 75 in., w. 35 1/2 in., d. 21 1/2 in. $1200/1800

294. American Classical Carved Mahogany Center Table, c. 1825, New York, white marble top, molded frieze, chamfered triangular support, incurvate plinth, acanthus carved paw feet, h. 29 1/2 in., w. 36 in., d. 36 in. $1500/2500
Provenance: The Friedle-Garrison Collection, New Orleans.



295. American Classical Carved Mahogany Sideboard, early 19th c., Baltimore, mirrored backsplash flanked by elaborately carved cornucopiae, marble top over serving slide and long drawer, flanked by pedestal cabinets, plinth base, ball feet, h. 61 1/4 in., w. 79 3/4 in., d. 24 1/4 in. $3000/5000
Provenance: The Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, RI.



296. American Federal Mahogany Three-Part Dining Table, early 19th c., Southern, probably Baltimore, demilune ends, blocked apron, tapered legs, h. 29 in., l. (fully extended) 161 in., w. 45 1/2 in. $4000/6000
Provenance: The Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, RI.



297. American Classical Carved Rosewood Pier Table, early 19th c., Philadelphia, possibly Anthony Quervelle, marble top, bolection frieze, acanthine scrolled supports, mirrored back, shaped base, h. 38 1/2 in., w. 38 1/4 in., d. 17 3/4 in. $2500/3500
Provenance: The Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, RI.
Note: The sophisticated pier table offered here is a rare rosewood example of Philadelphia pier tables that relate closely to cabinetmaker Anthony G. Quervelle. The table’s distinctively carved acanthine scrolled supports, overall proportions, and the uniquely shaped elliptical lower shelf are similar features to Quervelle pier tables illustrated in Robert C. Smith’s comprehensive multipart article on Quervelle furniture published by The Magazine Antiques.
Ref.: Smith, Robert C. “The Furniture of Anthony G. Quervelle, Part I: The Pier Tables.” The Magazine Antiques, May 1973, p. 990, fig. 6 and fig. 8.



298. American Classical Ebonized, Parcel Gilt and Burled Walnut Sécrétaire à Abattant, early 19th c., Boston, concealed frieze drawer, fall front door opens to fitted interior, columnar stiles, lower doors open to shelf interior, plinth base, bun feet, h. 58 in., w. 39 in., d. 20 1/2 in. $1500/2500
Provenance: The Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, RI.

299. American Sheraton Carved Mahogany Pembroke Table, early 19th c., shaped drop-leaf top, frieze drawer, stiles with lightwood banding, reeded tapering turned legs, cuff casters, h. 29 in., w. 41 1/2 in., d. 32 in. $1000/1500

300. American Classical Carved Mahogany Candlestand, molded tilt top, acanthus carved baluster, arched reeded spider legs, h. 28 in., h. (tilted) 40 1/2 in., w. 18 in., d. 24 in. $400/600


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