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401. Tiffany & Co. Makers Sterling Silver Repousse Footed Centerbowl in the Rococo Taste, pattern introduced 1895, oval with floral scroll and shell decoration, h. 5 3/8 in., w. 10 5/8 in., d. 8 3/4 in., wt. 30.20 troy ozs. $2000/2500

402. Pair of Reed & Barton Sterling Silver Repousse Candlesticks, pattern 500, floral motif, removable bobêches, h. 11 1/2 in. $700/1000

403. Pair of French .800 Silver Salt Cellars, 19th c., cobalt glass liners, with 1 spoon. $150/250
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

404. Tiffany Studios Bronze Adjustable Ashtray Stand, early 20th c., base plate stamped "Tiffany Studios / New York / 1651", hinged rim with match holder, "artichoke" standard, h. 27 to 37 in. $400/600
Provenance: Collection of Nan Wier, New Orleans, LA.

405. Art Deco Chrome Champagne Cooler Stand and Ashtray Stand, early 20th c., cooler with twist‑form standard, removable bucket, h. 29 1/2 in.; ashtray standard with glass ball, removable ash receptacle, h. 27 in. $300/500
Provenance: Collection of Nan Wier, New Orleans, LA.

406. Antique Santa Fe Carved and Polychromed Wood Crucifix, h. 21 1/8 in. $400/600

407. Pair of Francisco Vargas (b. Mexico, 1858 ‑ d. New Orleans, 1933, active New Orleans, 1879‑1933) Wax Figures, late 19th/early 20th c., both in native waxed fabric costume, wood bases with original "Made by Francisco Vargas / Fred Harvey" souvenir paper label. $400/600
Note: The Fred Harvey Company owned Harvey House, which included lunch rooms, restaurants, souvenir shops, and hotels alongside southwestern railroads from 1876 to 1965. Fred Harvey is credited with creating the first restaurant chain in the United States.

408. Continental Carved and Painted Wall Brackets, palmette and scroll design, h. 15 in., w. 12 in., d. 10 in. $400/600

409. French Gilt Metal‑Mounted Green Cut‑to‑Clear Glass Dresser Box, 20th c., hinged lid, paw feet, h. 5 3/4 in., w. 7 1/2 in., d. 5 1/2 in. $300/500

410. Silver Mezuzah, unmarked, likely 19th c., repousse Rococo motif with scrolls and a flower basket, h. 8 3/4 in. $300/500
Provenance: The Collection of Drs. Arnold and Helene Gerall, New Orleans, LA and Chapel Hill, NC.

411. Antique American Silver Muffineer, probably 18th c., unmarked, cover with bayonet fitting, old monogram "MP", h. 7 1/4 in., wt. 7.90 troy ozs. $200/300
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

412. Tiffany & Co. Makers Sterling Silver Footed Center Bowl, pattern introduced 1925, paneled form with flat chased decoration in the Art Deco Taste, well engraved with "TH" cipher, h. 5 1/2 in., dia. 10 1/2 in., wt. 26.25 troy ozs. $800/1200

413. Reed & Barton "Les Cinq Fleurs" Pattern Sterling Silver Coffee and Tea Service, pat. 1900, incl. coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar, creamer and waste bowl, coffee pot h. 10 1/2 in., total wt. 90.20 troy ozs. $2000/3000

414. Spanish Colonial School, mid‑17th/19th c., "Archangel and Child, possibly Raphael with Tobias", oil on canvas, unsigned, indistinctly inscribed en verso, 40 1/2 in. x 23 in., unframed. $600/800

415. Louisiana Carved Mahogany Tall Post Bed, early 19th c., cove molded later tester, finely turned vasiform and blocked posts, paneled headboard with back‑scrolled crest, plain rails, conforming turned feet, h. 89 1/2 in., l. 75 1/2 in., w. 48 in. $7000/9000
Provenance: The Devillier Family, Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.
Ill.: Holden, Jack D., et. al. Furnishing Louisiana: Creole and Acadian Furniture, 1735‑1835. The Historic New Orleans Collection: 2010, p. 382.
Note: The Creole mahogany bed in the lot offered here was originally owned by the Devillier family, who came to St. Landry Parish, Louisiana from the island of St. Domingue. Many aspects of the bed suggest a West Indies origin, such as the tall-paneled headboard and shorter posts in comparison to most Louisiana tester beds. However, the bed's other decorative features, namely the ring and vasiform-turned posts would suggest a Louisiana origin. This blend of Louisiana and Caribbean features, in addition to European influences on the overall form, is the defining attribute of what typically indicates Louisiana Creole furniture.
Ref.: Holden, Jack D., et. al. Furnishing Louisiana: Creole and Acadian Furniture, 1735‑1835. The Historic New Orleans Collection: 2010, p. 382.

416. American Federal Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard, shaped top, frieze drawer, flanked by side cabinets, recessed center cabinet, square tapered legs, h. 39 in., w. 66 in., d. 27 in. $4000/6000

417. Fine American Carved Walnut Chest‑on‑Chest, c. 1790, Pennsylvania, molded stepped cornice, upper case with eight drawers, lower case with three drawers, ogee bracket feet, h. 86 in., w. 41 5/8 in., d. 24 in. $7000/10000

418. American Federal Inlaid Mahogany Games Table, early 19th c., New York, shaped foldover top, paneled frieze, square tapered legs, h. 29 1/2 in., w. 36 in., d. 18 in. $2500/3500

419. Pair of American Classical Carved Mahogany Pier Tables, early 19th c., Boston, Egyptian marble top, molded frieze, Corinthian columnar supports, mirrored back flanked by pilasters, incurvate plinth, gadrooned paw feet, h. 37 1/2 in., w. 44 1/2 in., d. 22 in. $5000/7000

420. American Hepplewhite Inlaid Mahogany Bowfront Chest, early 19th c. shaped top, four graduated drawers, shaped skirt, "French" feet, h. 37 1/2 in., w. 39 3/4 in., d. 22 1/2 in. $700/900

421. Very Fine American Chippendale Carved Mahogany Highboy, late 18th c., Philadelphia, reverse incised "Property Mrs. J.A. Haskell", flame finials, floral‑carved scrolled and molded cornice, acanthine and shell‑carved panel, upper case with a bank of eight drawers, fluted and chamfered stiles, conforming lower case with three drawers, shaped apron, acanthine cabriole legs, ball and claw feet, h. 96 1/2 in., w. 45 in., d. 24 in. $20000/40000
Provenance: Collection of Mrs. J. Amory Haskell (nee Margaret Moore Riker, 1864-1942); thence to a Natchez, MS collection.
Note: Mrs. J. Amory Haskell (1864-1942) owned one of the largest and most distinguished collections of American furniture. Items from her collection can be found in the collections of several important museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Winterthur Museum, and the Yale University Art Gallery. In 1944, Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York soldThe Americana Collection of the Late Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, which consisted of over 7,000 lots. This high boy was likely sold within that historic auction.
Ref.: Accessed October 16, 2017.

422. Chippendale Carved Walnut Tall Case Clock, c. 1790, Maryland, the painted dial with second hand, signed "John Fessler/Frederick Town", moon‑dial with ship and landscape, bonnet with flame finials and rosettes, on bracket feet, h. 99 1/2 in., w. 21 in., d. 11 in. $15000/25000
Provenance: Christie's, New York, lot 79, January 21, 2011; Kelley Kinzle Antiques, New Oxford, PA; to the present Natchez, Mississippi Collection.

423. Antique American Chippendale Carved Mahogany Candlestand, dished top, vasiform standard, arched legs, slipper feet, h. 25 in., dia. 20 in. $200/400
Provenance: Estate of Stephen G. Henry, Baton Rouge, LA.

424. American Late Federal Crossbanded Mahogany Sideboard, early 19th c., Philadelphia, galleried top, frieze drawers over doors, reeded stiles, turned legs, interior with shelves and bottle drawer, h. 46 3/4 in., w. 64 1/2 in., d. 22 in. $800/1200

425. George III Mahogany Games Table, late 18th c., foldover top, frieze drawer, molded tapered legs, h. 29 in., w. 36 in., d. 18 in. $700/900
Provenance: Estate of Stephen G. Henry, Baton Rouge, LA.

426. George III‑Style Inlaid Mahogany Stool, serpentine rail, turned tapered legs, h. 18 1/2 in., w. 20 in., d. 16 in. $300/500
Provenance: Estate of Stephen G. Henry, Baton Rouge, LA.

427. Fine English Mahogany Miniature Chest, c. 1820, two small drawers over two long drawers, bracket feet, satinwood knobs, h. 9 in., w. 8 in., d. 4 1/2 in. $400/600
Provenance: Sallea Antiques, New Canaan, CT, 1998; Estate of Stephen G. Henry, Baton Rouge, LA.

428. Georgian Inlaid Mahogany Hanging Corner Cupboard, late 18th c., molded cornice, pair of doors, shelf interior with original blue/green paint, H hinges, molded base, h. 35 in., w. 21 in., d. 20 1/2 in. $500/700

429. Pair of American Classical Figured Mahogany Corner Cabinets, early 19th c., New York, likely Duncan Phyfe, marble top, flared cornice, columnar stiles, paneled door, conforming base, blocked feet, h. 64 in., w. 36 1/4 in., d. 21 1/2 in. $1500/2500
Provenance: Reputedly from Millford Plantation, SC.
Note: The corner cabinets offered here are comparable in form to cabinets made by renowned New York maker Duncan Phyfe. Featuring marble tops, highly figured mahogany, flared cornices, and blocked feet, these cabinets share the same aspects as a Phyfe secretaire a abattant in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
When John Laurence Manning, who served as governor of South Carolina from 1852 to 1854, and his wife Susan Hampton Manning completed their palatial Greek Revival residence at Millford Plantation in 1841, they commissioned Duncan Phyfe to furnish the entire home. Many of the pieces remain in the home today, or are held in prestigious collections such as the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Ref. Kenny, Peter M. et. al. Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: New York, 2011, pp. 144-151; 230-231.

430. Very Fine American Cabinet‑Made Federal‑Style Mahogany and Maple Miniature Chest of Drawers, blocked backsplash, configuration of small and long drawers, reeded stiles, ring turned tapered feet, h. 25 1/2 in., w. 21 in., d. 10 3/4 in. $700/900

431. Early Georgian Inlaid, Oyster Veneered Walnut and Oak Chest of Drawers, probably early 18th c., geometric inlaid top, raised paneled sides, four graduated drawers, shaped bracket base, h. 38 in., w. 41 in., d. 24 in. $800/1200

432. American Federal Carved Mahogany Games Table, early 19th c., in the style of Samuel McIntyre, serpentine foldover top with outset corners, rope molded frieze, basket of flowers above front acanthus carved spiral turned legs, beaded collar, brass cuff casters. $800/1200

433. Very Fine and Rare American Rococo Revival Carved Rosewood Center Table, mid‑19th c., attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, distinctive undulating white marble top, highly carved frieze centered by portrait busts, lion's mask corners, scrolling vines, crouching winged figural supports, paw feet, casters, h. 29 in., w. 46 1/2 in., d. 31 in. $20000/30000
Note: This exceptionally rare and unique table, colloquially known by the collector as the “Jenny Lind” table, is a stunning example of New York cabinetmaker John Henry Belter's use of figural carvings. Belter, most known for elaborate floral and foliate motifs in his Rococo revival furniture, occasionally incorporated human figures, such as in a well-known group of side chairs with crest rails surmounted by busts of Shakespeare, Chaucer, Dante, and Vergil, and a related sofa with busts of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Benjamin Franklin. A close comparison of the winged figural supports and the female busts centering the frieze on the table offered here to other Belter busts, such as those previously mentioned, display similar stylized features and proportions that relate to Belter's overall work.
The female busts centering the frieze of this circa 1850s table are purported to be modeled after 19th century singing sensation Jenny Lind, featuring Lind's signature hairstyle. The Swedish-born singer became one of the most famous women of the period after entertainment entrepreneur P.T. Barnum booked Lind, already a rising star, on a nationwide tour of the U.S. that was immensely successful and skyrocketed Lind to stardom by 1850.
In 1848, P.T. Barnum built an extravagant home in Bridgeport, Connecticut named “Iranistan,”, which was furnished by the best New York City cabinetmakers. It is a possible scenario that Belter had both Barnum and Lind, who was at the height of her popularity, in mind when he created this magnificent table.
Ref.: Dubrow, Eileen and Richard. American Furniture of the 19th Century. Sciffer: Pennsylvania, 1983, p. 122; Stanek, Edward J., et. al. The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival. E.P. Dutton: New York, 1981, pp.48-49; “Meet Jenny Lind, One of America's First Female Celebrities,” Smithsonian Institution. Accessed October 19, 2017; “Iranistan: The Lost Palace of Bridgeport, Connecticut.” KNOWOL. Accessed October 19, 2017.

434. Rare American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Sofa, c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, related to the pattern commonly referred to as "Fountain Elms", arched reticulated grape and floral crest, serpentine arms, conforming seat rail, cabriole legs, scrolled toes, casters, h. 46 in., w. 79 1/2 in., d. 24 in. $15000/25000
Note: This rare example of John Henry Belter's work is beautifully carved and sophisticated in shape, differentiating it from the triple-back sofas commonly seen in Belter's work. The scrolled elements along the crest rail here are closely related to the known Belter pattern “Fountain Elms,” a pattern associated with the seated furniture made by Belter for the Fountain Elms Mansion in Utica, New York.
Ref.: Dubrow, Eileen and Richard. American Furniture of the Nineteenth Century. Schiffer: Pennsylvania, 1983, pp. 79, 81; Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute. Accessed October 16, 2017.

435. Fine American Carved Rosewood Dressing Chest, c. 1850‑1860, probably John Henry Belter, New York, arched foliate‑carved mirror, leaf and vine carved support, marble top, canted stiles, four with applied carving, graduated drawers, conforming disc feet, h. 86 1/2 in., w. 50 in., d. 23 in. $5000/7000
Note: The stylish dressing chest offered here is related to dressing chests by New York cabinetmaker John Henry Belter. The form of the lower case and scrolled elements mounting the face of the drawers are comparable to a dressing chest held in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum. The intricately pierced surround on the mirror is related to a Belter sofa from the Dubrow collection with a similar unlaminated carved scrolling motif. The surround also features carved roses like those seen on Belter's “Rosalie” pattern etageres and seated furniture.
Ref.: Dubrow, Eileen and Richard. American Furniture of the American 19th Century. Schiffer: Pennsylvania, 1983, pp. 84, 120-121, 146, 154.

436. Fine American Classical Carved and Gilded Mahogany Games Table, c. 1815, attr. to Charles Lannuier, New York, foldover swivel top over brass‑inlaid conforming frieze, ring and foliate‑carved supports, incurvate plinth, acanthus‑carved paw feet, casters, h. 29 1/2 in., w. 36 in., d. (closed) 18 1/4 in., d. (open) 36 1/2 in. $12000/16000
Note: Features of the games table offered here closely relate to well-known examples by the French-born and trained New York cabinetmaker Charles Honore Lannuier, including the highly figured mahogany veneers, stamped brass inlay, and finely carved supports and paw feet. A peer of prominent New York cabinetmaker Duncan Phyfe, Lannuier's elegant classical furniture melded Anglo-American taste with French style and technique.
With only subtle differences, this lot is almost identical to a Lannuier card table from a private collection, illustrated in Honore Lannuier: Cabinetmaker from Paris by Peter M. Kenny. The foliate carved supports are directly related to Lannuier's “water-leaf carving,” a feature prevalent throughout his work. The table's paw feet are also related to Lannuier's common usage of outstretched lion's paw feet paired with acanthus carvings, also illustrated by Kenny in several examples, including tables held in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Winterthur Museum in Delaware.
Ref. Kenny, Peter M. Honore Lannuier: Cabinetmaker from Paris. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998, pp. 208, 79, 210-213; Kenny, Peter M. and Matthew Thurlow. Charles Honore Lannuier (1779-1819). The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Accessed March 16, 2017.

437. Rare American Rococo Carved Rosewood Candle Stand, c. 1850, attr. to J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, marble top, reticulated skirt, barley twist supports, ripple molded plinth on platform base, bracket feet, h. 34 in., dia. 16 1/4 in. $800/1200
Provenance: Weymouth Hall, Natchez, MS.

438. American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Etagere, attr. to John Henry Belter, reticulated crest centered by a pair of lovebirds, four graduated shelves with scrolled and baluster turned supports to each side, shaped mirror surround, serpentine marble top base, disc feet, h. 85 1/2 in., w. 60 in., d. 16 in. $10000/15000

439. Fine American Rococo Carved Rosewood Mirror‑Back Dressing Chest, mid‑19th c., attr. to the workshop of Prudent Mallard, New Orleans, mirror surmounted by an elaborately carved floral crest, incurvate and pierced mirror surround flanked by two candle shelves, two lower drawers, case with marble top, three graduated drawers, scrolled stiles, plinth base, turned feet, h. 91 in., w. 45 in., d. 21 in. $5000/7000

440. Fine American Rococo Carved Rosewood Mirror‑Back Dressing Chest, mid‑19th c., attr. to the workshop of Prudent Mallard, New Orleans, mirror surmounted by a robustly carved floral crest, scrolled acanthus‑carved mirror surround flanked by four shelves, case with marble top, three graduated drawers, foliate‑carved stiles, plinth base, turned feet, h. 89 in., w. 46 1/4 in., d. 21 1/2 in. $5000/7000

441. American Rococo Carved Rosewood Cylinder Desk, c. 1840, New York, pierced foliate crest, molded cornice, plain frieze, glazed doors, adjustable shelves, desk with fitted interior, pull out leather lined writing surface, shaped paneled drawer, acanthus carved cabriole legs, h. 101 in., w. 48 in., d. 28 in. $3000/5000

442. American Federal Carved Mahogany Bowfront Chest, c. 1800, Philadelphia, two over three drawers, blocked stiles, turned legs, h. 44 1/2 in., w. 44 1/4 in., d. 23 in. $700/1000

443. American Renaissance Carved and Gilt‑Incised Walnut Overmantel Mirror, late 19th c., architectonic crest and cornice, bracketed mirror plate, columnar stiles, molded base, h. 76 1/4 in., w. 61 1/4 in., d. 7 1/2 in. $1500/2500

444. Fine Empire Gilt and Patinated Bronze "Au Matelot" Mantel Clock, Paris, c. 1810, after the design by Jean‑Simon Deverberie (1764‑1824), modeled as a bale of cotton, flanked by a sailor, with anchor, rum barrel and paddle, porcelain dial marked "Chopin a Paris", silk‑thread movement, the octagonal plinth base with frieze depicting putti engaged in commerce, barrel feet, h. 14 1/2 in., w. 12 in., d. 4 1/2 in. $12000/18000
Provenance: Palmetto Hall: The Jay P. Altmayer Family Collection; Christie's, Jan. 2017, lot 210.
Note: The clock presented here is one of a series of "Noble Savage" clocks designed by Deverberie during the directoire, Consulat and Empire Periods. As an allegory of trade, particularly colonial commerce, it depicts a break from the traditional designs showing Greek gods and Classic themes.
Ref.: A pen and ink drawing of this model inscribed "Michel, no. 120 aoust 1808 de depot legal" is in the Cabinet des Estampes, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. This same model is illustrated in Kjellberg, Pierre. Encyclopedie de la Pendule Francais du Moyen Age au XXe Siecle, Paris, 1997, p. 343, pl. A.

445. Pair of Neoclassical‑Style Gilt and Paint‑Decorated Console Tables, faux malachite painted top, blocked floral carved frieze, foliate turned, fluted and tapered legs, disc feet, h. 37 3/4 in., w. 51 1/2 in., d. 25 in. $7000/10000

446. Eugenie Frederica Shonnard (American, 1886‑1978), "Grey Heron", 1922, bronze, inscribed "Eugenie F. Shonnard" and dated on self‑base, h. 39 in., w. 12 in., d. 20 in. $3000/5000

447. Very Rare American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Sofa, c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, related to the well‑known collected examples of the "Tuthill King" pattern; reticulated grape and vine triple crest surmounted by foliage and flower filled baskets, arms, conforming seat rail, rose carved cabriole legs, scrolled toes, casters, h. 46 1/2 in., w. 77 in., d. 26 in. $20000/30000
Note: This very rare and elegant example of John Henry Belter's early work features beautifully carved applied crests and a distinctively carved grape and foliate pierced crest rail. The C-scroll pattern along the crest rail is a close match to known examples of Belter's “Tuthill King” pattern, originally made for the King family home on South Michigan Avenue in Chicago. The highly prized Tuthill King group of Belter furniture is illustrated by Eileen and Richard Dubrow in American Furniture of the 19th Century: 1840-1880 (p. 105).

448. Pair of American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Side Chairs, c. 1840‑1850, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, found en suite with previous lot, h. 38 in., w. 18 1/2 in., d. 14 in. $8000/12000

449. Rare American Rococo Carved Rosewood Dressing Chest, c. 1850‑1860, possibly J. & J. W. Meeks, New York, foliate and floral carved crest, mirror flanked by shelves surmounted by finials over serpentine cabinets, later marble, serpentine case with three graduated drawers, plinth base, disc feet, h. 84 1/4 in., w. 48 in., d. 25 3/4 in. $4000/6000

450. American Rococo Carved Mahogany and Laminated Armchair, mid‑19th c., reticulated laminated back, arched crest, acanthine arms, horseshoe shaped seat, cabriole legs, scrolled toes, h. 37 1/2 in., w. 26 1/2 in., d. 23 in. $1200/1800

451. Pair of Louis XV‑Style Paint‑Decorated Bergeres, arched backs, scrolled arms, shell‑carved serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, incurvate stretchers, loose cushions, h. 35 1/2 in., w. 29 1/4 in., d. 31 in. $1000/1500

452. Antique English Carved Mahogany Three Tier Etagere, fluted baluster uprights, base drawer, turned feet, casters, h. 46 1/2 in., w. 27 in., d. 16 in. $1000/1500

453. Pair of Continental Biedermeier‑Style Burled Walnut Consoles, 20th c., possibly Austrian, each with top, frieze drawer, reeded S scroll legs, paw feet, plinth base, lobed disc feet, h. 39 in., w. 52 1/8 in., d. 26 in. $2500/3500

454. Good Bronze Figure of Psyche with Oil Lamp, after "Psyche" by Eugene Laurent, "9192" stamped on back of robes, h. 15 3/4 in., w. 11 1/2 in., d. 6 1/4 in., signature inscribed on patinated bronze base, overall h. 17 in. $800/1200

455. Classical Carved and Gilt Girandole Bullseye Mirror, 19th c., surmounted by spreadwing eagle, embellished with scrolling acanthus cavetto with applied spherules, ebonized rabbet, h. 50 1/2 in., w. 32 in., d. 7 in. Note: Refreshed gilding. $1000/2000

456. Continental Carved Dressing Mirror, probably 19th c., Austrian or German, embellished with cavorting putti, case supported by reclining lions, oval beveled mirror plate. $800/1200

457. Chinese/Tibetan "Gem" Embellished Parcel‑Gilt Bronze Figure of Amitayus, modeled seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base with hands held in dhyanamudra, wearing a dhoti chased with foliate borders, a gem‑inset five‑pronged tiara, necklaces, arm bands and anklets, interior walls set with prayer scrolls, h. 16 1/2 in. $2500/3500

458. Fine English Stumpwork Embroidery, "Abraham and the Three Angels", late 17th c., various stitches in silk, wool, chenille, and metallic threads, with embellishments of fabric, spangles, and glass, sight 19 in. x 21 1/4 in., matted and framed. $1500/2500

459. Jose Serra y Porson (Spanish, 1824‑1910), "The Artist's Studio", 1881, oil on panel, signed and dated lower right, handwritten label en verso, 14 in. x 10 1/4 in., framed. $1200/1800

460. Attributed to Giuseppe Ruoppolo (Italian, 1631‑1710), "Still Life of Melons, Grapes, Peaches, Cherries, Figs and an Artichoke", oil on canvas, unsigned, painted inscription identifying artist en verso, 28 3/4 in. x 38 1/4 in., antique frame. $4000/6000

461. Attributed to Philip Mercier (French, 1689‑1760), "The Wandering Hurdy Gurdy Player and Child Singer (Musical Charity)", oil on canvas, unsigned, 32 1/2 in. x 43 in., antique frame. $2500/3500

462. Emilio Sanchez‑Perrier (Spanish, 1855‑1907), "The Path by a Grove of Trees", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 17 in. x 24 in., framed; accompanied by copies of Sotheby Parke Bernet 1979 letters and Christie's 1989 letter. $800/1200
Provenance: Dr. Edward J. Gonczy, M.D., Hillside, NJ, acquired New York, c. 1955; thence by descent.

463. Edouard‑Leon Cortes (French, 1882‑1969), "Notre Dame and Place Saint Michel", oil on canvas, signed lower left, "The Victorian Gallery, Dallas, TX" label, monogram and "9235" copyright stamp en verso, 13 in. x 18 in., period frame. $14000/18000
Provenance: Arnot Gallery, NY, 1952; Associated Gallery, NY, 1952; Private Collection, North Carolina, 1970; Private Collection, London, 1982; The Victorian Gallery, Dallas, TX; Private Collection, Dallas, TX, 1996; Estate of Stephen G. Henry, Baton Rouge, LA.
Note: This painting will be included in Volume III of Edouard Leon Cortes catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre peint currently being prepared by Nicole Verdier.

464. Armand Guillaumin (French, 1841‑1927), "Printemps", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 16 3/4 in. x 23 in., period frame. $20000/30000
Note: Armand Guillaumin was an active and essential part of the impressionist art scene. He was a part of the famed exhibition of the Salon des Refuses of 1863, his work hanging alongside those of his contemporaries Paul Cezanne, Camille Pissaro, James Whistler, and Edouard Manet. Like his contemporaries, Guillaumin often painted landscapes of the wide-open rolling French countryside, such as the work offered here. In this canvas, the clarity of the blue sky underscores the richness of the ochre wheat fields and the vivid greenery on the horizon line. The planes of color used to create the depth of the mountains particularly call to mind the landscapes of Corot and Cezanne.
Ref.: “Armand Guillaumin”. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Accessed Oct. 12, 2017.

465. Antique Venetian Carved and Painted Secretary Desk, broken cornice surmounted by finials, doors with shaped mirror plates, fall front desk with fitted interior, serpentine lower case with three graduated drawers, conforming base, bracket feet, h. 104 in., w. 50 in., d. 25 in. $4000/6000

466. German Neoclassical Inlaid Oak Commode, late 18th/early 19th c., molded faux marbre top, two long drawers, conforming base, blocked tapered legs, bookmatched veneer with pinwheel banded panels, h. 33 1/2 in., w. 50 in., d. 25 in. $2500/3500

467. Pair of Louis XV‑Style Creme Peinte Bergeres, attr. to Maison Jansen, horseshoe back and arms, serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, loose cushions, h. 38 1/2 in., w. 30 in., d. 27 in. $1000/1500

468. Spanish Colonial School, mid‑17th/19th c., "Holy Family", oil on canvas, unsigned, 62 in. x 50 1/2 in., framed. $800/1200

469. Spanish Colonial School, mid‑17th/19th c., "Queen of Heaven", oil on canvas, unsigned, inscribed "272" en verso, 29 1/2 in. x 20 1/2 in., antique frame. $500/700

470. Late Georgian Carved Mahogany Armchair, 19th c., padded back and seat, scrolled reeded arms, square legs, brass cuffs, h. 37 1/4 in., w. 22 1/2 in., d. 21 1/2 in. $250/350

471. Georgian‑Style Carved Mahogany Sofa, molded serpentine back, beaded scroll arms, serpentine seat rail, beaded square tapered legs, spade feet, h. 34 1/2 in., w. 82 1/2 in., d. 22 1/2 in. $700/1000

472. Pair of Georgian‑Style Carved and Burled Walnut Side Chairs, shell carved crest, shepherd crook stiles, vasiform splat, slip seat, shell carved cabriole legs, claw and ball feet, h. 39 in., w. 20 1/2 in., d. 20 1/4 in. $200/400

473. Six Chippendale‑Style Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs, incl. 2 armchairs and 4 side chairs, elaborately carved and scrolled crest rail, ribbon splat, trapezoidal seat, foliate carved cabriole legs, ball and claw feet, armchair h. 39 1/2 in., w. 23 in., d. 21 1/2 in.; side chair h. 39 in., w. 22 3/4 in., d. 21 in. $800/1200

474. Louis XV‑Style Bronze‑Mounted Kingwood and Vernis Martin Bombe Commode, probably late 19th c., serpentine rose‑veined marble top, conforming door, shelf interior, shaped apron, cabriole legs, sabots, h. 36 in., w. 40 in., d. 18 in. $800/1200

475. Antique Spanish Colonial‑Style Carved Walnut Cabinet, prob. early 20th c., arched shell carved crest above two raised panel doors, carved stiles, molded waist, base with arcaded panel doors, interior drawers, scalloped base molding, S scrolled anthemion carved feet, h. 85 in., w. 54 in., d. 21 in. $800/1200

476. Pair of Neoclassical‑Style Giltwood Curule Benches, each with brocade cushion with bullion tassels, h. 23 in., w. 30 1/2 in., d. 18 in. $600/800

477. Venetian Painted Bombe Commode, serpentine marble top and stiles, three drawers, scalloped apron, flared legs, h. 34 1/2 in., w. 47 3/4 in., d. 21 1/4 in. $500/750

478. Pair of Louis XVI‑Style Creme Peinte Slipper Chairs, 20th c., attr. to Maison Jansen, molded oval backs, seat rail with rosettes, stop‑fluted tapered legs, silk upholstery. $600/900

479. Pair of Louis XVI‑Style Bronze‑Mounted Inlaid Kingwood Semainiers, early 20th c., variegated marble tops, inlaid drawers, chamfered stiles, cabriole legs, sabots. $700/1000

480. French School, 19th c., "Napoleon" and "Josephine", 2 portrait miniatures, both signed "Latour" lower right, backs with inlaid gilt brass ciphers, sights 3 1/2 in. x 2 1/2 in., gilt brass filigree frames with half pearls. (2 pcs.) $300/500

481. Portrait Miniature of Uniformed Napoleon in Profile, signed "Delaroche" lower right, dia. 2 in., faux tortoiseshell frame. $150/250

482. After Francois Gerard (French, 1770‑1837), "Madame Juliette Recamier", portrait miniature, signed "David" lower right, sight 2 1/4 in. x 1 3/4 in., framed. $300/500

483. Paris Porcelain Anneau d'Or Dessert Stand, 19th c., signed "Feuillet", three tiers, paw feet, h. 12 in., w. 8 1/4 in. $200/300

484. Paris Porcelain Rose Pompadour Dinner Service, 19th c., incl. 1 covered soup tureen, l. 13 1/2 in.; 2 round covered tureens, w. 10 in.; 1 oblong covered tureen, l. 11 1/4 in.; 2 serving bowls, l. 9 in.; 10 soup plates, dia. 9 1/4 in.; 8 plates, dia. 9 3/8 in.; 6 plates, dia. 8 1/4 in.; 6 plates, dia. 7 1/4 in.; 4 cups and saucers; and 7 pôts‑de‑creme, all with rose bands and polychrome floral garlands. (51 pcs.) $800/1200

485. Jacob Petit Paris Porcelain Figural Scent Bottle, 19th c., maiden holding a flower, h. 9 1/2 in., w. 4 7/8 in., d. 5 3/4 in. $300/500

486. English Porcelain Figure of a Fruit Vendor, 18th/19th c., red anchor mark, possibly Chelsea, h. 5 6/8 in. $150/250
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

487. Samson Porcelain Figure of Flora, early 20th c., struck X mark, base incised "AR" and "101", h. 9 in., associated ormolu stand, overall h. 10 1/2 in. $150/300
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

488. Mintons Pink and Gilt Decorated Porcelain Dessert Service, late 19th/early 20th c., crown over globe marks, ret. by Tiffany & Co. and Davis Collamore & Co., incl. coffee pot, 11 plates, 11 coffee cups and 11 saucers, coffee pot h. 10 in., plate dia. 8 5/8 in. $500/700

489. Pair of English Parian Figures of Euterpe and Thalia, 19th c., modeled standing on round plinths holding an aulos and a comic mask, h. 11 in. $150/250
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

490. Chinese Export Famille Verte Porcelain Covered Teapot, 18th c., rattan covered handle, decorated with floral and brocade panels, h. 7 1/4 in., w. 5 1/4 in.; together with pair of famille rose porcelain dishes, late 19th c., decorated with figural scenes enclosed by bird, flower and butterfly bands, dia. 7 7/8 in. $200/400

491. George III Sterling Silver Goblet, Peter and William Bateman, London, 1808, mark reg. 1805, reeding at top of stem and foot rim, script monogram "AG", gilt wash interior, h. 7 in., wt. 9.65 troy ozs. $300/500
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

492. Regency Sterling Silver Teapot, Joseph Angell I, London, 1819, of compressed oval form, cover with knopped finial, acanthus decoration, reeded collar, bracketed acanthus paw feet, h. 5 in., w. 11 in., wt. 19.35 troy ozs. $400/600
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

493. Late Georgian Sterling Silver Salver, Robert Hennell II, London, 1830, molded serpentine border, flat chased well, engraved armorial, scroll feet dia. 9 in., wt. 12.05 troy ozs. $300/500
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

494. Two Paul Storr Sterling Silver‑Mounted Cut Crystal Cruets, London, 1798, mark reg. 1793, h. 7 3/4 in., with matching unmarked mustard pot. (3 pcs.) $300/500

495. Three Georgian Sterling Silver Pap Boats, London, late 18th and early 19th c., marks rubbed, l. 4 1/2 in. to 4 3/4 in., combined wt. 5.15 troy ozs. $150/250
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

496. Two George III Sterling Silver Sauce Ladles, both London, incl. Richard Crossley, 1800, mark reg. 1782; and Peter, Ann and William Bateman, 1804, mark reg. 1800, l. 6 7/8 in., combined wt. 3.35 troy ozs. $150/250
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

497. Irish Sterling Silver Sugar Bowl, h. 3 in., dia. 6 in., wt. 5.85 troy ozs. $150/250
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.
Note: A similar sugar bowl, c. 1750, by John Irish of Cork, is illustrated in Wyler, Seymour B. The Book of Old Silver. p. 116B.

498. Three Georgian Sterling Silver Berry Spoons, London, incl. 1811, Thomas Wilkes Barker, and pair of 1824, maker WE, each with flat chased handle and fruit motif repousse bowl, l. 8 1/2 in. $200/300
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

499. Pair of Antique English Sterling Silver Condiment Stands, London, 1884, maker JB, each fitted with salt cellar, pepperette and mustard pot, and one mustard spoon hallmarked Henry Wilkinson & Co., Sheffield, 1883; h. 2 1/2 in., total wt. (weighable) 11.10 troy ozs. Note: One associated mustard spoon is silverplate. Glass liners to mustard and salt. Salt liners are associated. $250/350
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

500. Antique English Sterling Silver Dinner Bell, London, 1856, maker "HH" untraced, h. 5 3/8 in., wt. 5.85 troy ozs. $150/250
Provenance: The Sturm Collection.

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