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Information below is the lot/description information from our Louisiana Purchase Auction, November 17, 18 & 19, 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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601. George Rodrigue (American/Louisiana, 1944‑2013), "Blue Dogs on the Red River", 2011, acrylic on canvas, signed lower right, signed, titled, and dated en verso, 40 in. x 60 in., original frame. $60000/80000
Exh.: George Rodrigue: Blue Dogs, Louisiana Governors and Russian President Gorbachev, Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, Shreveport, Sept. 23‑Dec. 30, 2011.
Note: George Rodrigue had a long history with Shreveport and northern Louisiana, appreciating the culture and history there just as much as that of the southern portion of the state with which he was most associated. In the late 1970s, Rodrigue held his first exhibition in Shreveport at a bank, organized by Carl Jones, a prominent Shreveport oilman who admired his work and introduced Rodrigue to the local collecting community. Shreveport and the surrounding area would be frequent stops on Rodrigue's many road trips selling and delivering his paintings across the South.
During the 1980s, Rodrigue's artwork became increasingly well-known regionally and nationally, and he developed immense popularity across the state with his colorful festival posters celebrating Louisiana's heritage, both north and south. He was commissioned to create posters for Ducks Unlimited, first the Shreveport Chapter around 1980 and then the National Chapter's convention in New Orleans in 1985, and he was invited to design the poster for the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport in 1983. Rodrigue visited Shreveport again in the late 1990s to attend the Red River Revel in 1997, 1998 and 1999, creating the official poster each year for sell-out crowds. In 2011, Rodrigue returned to Shreveport for a major exhibition of his work Blue Dogs, Louisiana Governors and Russian President Gorbachev at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, featuring paintings from the permanent collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art, private collectors and the artist's personal archives.
The work offered here, “Blue Dogs on the Red River” was created by the artist as the archetype of the 2011 exhibition, celebrating the city and the artist's love of Louisiana. The idea of the Red River appealed on multiple levels to Rodrigue, an artist focused on color, design and symbolism and one who always displayed a sense of humor. He had throughout his career painted Louisiana - its rivers, roads, oak trees, and people (or their Blue Dog counterparts) as individual elements blended into a cohesive whole, nowhere more evident than in this masterful painting from the height of his mature style.
Ref.: Rodrigue, Wendy. “Rodrigue on the Red River.” Musings of an Artist's Wife. Sept. 1, 2011. Accessed Oct. 18, 2017.

602. Edith Harker Frohock (American/Alabama, 1917‑1997), "Purple, Magenta, White and Black Abstract Composition", acrylic on paper, signed lower left, 17 1/2 in. x 23 1/4 in., framed. $2000/3000
Note: Birmingham-based artist, Edith Harker Frohock, was part of the Mississippi Art Colony, one of the country's oldest artist-run organizations of its kind. She was a featured instructor there in 1984 as well as a professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The work offered here showcases Frohock's talent for composition and color. Wild blues and oranges are anchored onto the canvas by a block of red paint which subtly ties together the hectic melange.

603. Edith Harker Frohock (American/Alabama, 1917‑1997), "Blue, Gray, Orange and Red Abstract Composition", acrylic on paper, signed mid‑right, 21 1/4 in. x 17 3/4 in., framed. $1500/2500

604. Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870‑1934), "Sun Set Glow", oil on canvas, signed lower right, pencil‑titled, inscribed and "Williams Frame Shop, Bourbon St." label on stretcher en verso, 10 in. x 30 in., period frame. $2500/3500

605. Woodward, William, French Quarter Etchings of New Orleans, 1938, The Magnolia Press, New Orleans, first edition. $400/600

606. Ellsworth Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1861‑1939), "Reclining Female Nude", graphite on board, initialed "E.W." lower left, 10 in. x 16 in., framed. $600/800

607. Alberta Kinsey (American/New Orleans, 1875‑1952), "Still Life of Bottles", oil on canvas board, signed lower left, 15 1/4 in. x 18 in., period frame. $800/1200

608. Clementine Hunter (American/Louisiana, 1886‑1988), "A Pot of Zinnias", oil on canvas board, monogrammed lower right, monogrammed, titled and inscribed "Betty" and "Gilley's Gallery and Framing, Baton Rouge" label en verso, 20 in. x 16 in., framed. $2000/3000

609. Clementine Hunter (American/Louisiana, 1886‑1988), "Haulin' Cotton", oil on canvas board, monogrammed lower right, handwritten inscriptions "Nelson" and "Ryan" and "Taylor Clark, Fine Prints, Paintings and Framing, Baton Rouge" label en verso, 12 in. x 16 in., framed. $2000/3000

610. Robert Malcolm Rucker (American/Louisiana, 1932‑2001), "Steamboat on the Mississippi River", oil on canvas, signed lower left, "Gilley's Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA" label en verso, 24 in. x 30 in., framed. $2000/3000
Provenance: Neal Auction Company, July 31, 2004, lot 469.

611. Alan Flattmann (American/Louisiana, b. 1946), "French Antique Shop", 2002, oil on board, signed lower center, signed, titled and dated twice en verso, 20 in. x 28 in., framed. $1200/1800

612. Martha Wright Ambrose (American/New Orleans, 1914‑2000), "Tujague's Restaurant, Decatur St., French Quarter", watercolor on paper, signed lower right, 15 in. x 22 1/4 in., framed. $1000/1500
Note: Only recently were the works of Martha Wright Ambrose discovered by a friend, Scott Veazey, who had purchased the late artist's former home. In it he found countless oils and watercolors spanning the arc of the elusive artist's career. The discovery of such a sizeable collection naturally led to academic and art historical interest, and the late Ambrose would become the subject of an overdue and impressive monograph, a joint effort between renowned local author, Roulhac Toledano, and Veazey published in 2016.
Guatemalan-born Ambrose moved to New Orleans at the age of eight and started formally studying art in 1931 after winning a yearlong scholarship to the New Orleans Arts and Crafts Club's art school. This twist of fate would pique her interest in art and change the trajectory of her life.
Ambrose moved to New York with the thought of pursuing acting, but she soon abandoned those ambitions and enrolled at the Art Students League in 1944, eventually meeting Jack Ambrose and marrying him in 1946. Upon her return to New Orleans, Ambrose struggled as her artistic ambitions were quelled by predominating social norms and the pressure to be a housewife. It would be the unfortunate event of the death of her husband, Jack, in 1961 that would provide Ambrose with the freedom to pursue her passion for art.
Ambrose's works cover many decades and subject matters from local city scenes documenting New Orleans architecture, as seen the lot offered here, to portraits, to her travels around the world. As she was relatively unknown during her lifetime, Ambrose's works very rarely become available.
Ref.:Toledano, Roulhac, and Scott Veazey.Martha Wright Ambrose (1914-2000): the Rediscovery of a Southern Regional Artist. Lafayette: University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press, 2016.

613. Morris Henry Hobbs (American/New Orleans, 1892‑1967), "Tending the Garden, Vieux Carre Patio", oil on canvas, signed lower left, stamped "Devoe" on stretcher bar, 18 in. x 14 in., period frame. $3000/5000
Provenance: Estate of the artist, Mandeville, LA; descended in the family.

614. Clarence Millet (American/Louisiana, 1897‑1959), "Italian Houses (Sketch)", oil on canvas board, signed lower right, titled and "Art Association of New Orleans" label with title and artist information en verso, 11 in. x 13 in., framed. $4000/6000
Note: Clarence Millet was a founding member of the Arts and Crafts Club of New Orleans in 1992, and subsequently a charter member of their offshoot, the New Orleans Art League, in 1925. Beyond the French Quarter associations and clubs, Millet also belonged to the New Orleans Art Association and other artist associations throughout the country, resulting in his work being widely exhibited both in solo and group shows nationally. The New Orleans Art Association exhibition label on the back of this painting indicates that Millet was living at 1240 N. Galvez Street at the time of exhibiting this work. This address was the artist's first permanent residence in New Orleans, upon his return from New York in 1925. He set up his studio in the same building as Alexander Drysdale, next to a Chinese laundry in Exchange Alley, later renting space at 628 Toulouse Street in the Governor Claiborne House where Alberta Kinsey had her studio. Millet's atmospheric plein-air brushwork and bright palette perfectly portray New Orleans life in the early to mid-twentieth century, as seen in "Italian Houses" offered here. Many Italians settled in apartments of the French Quarter near Decatur Street in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, an area which for awhile was locally known as "Little Italy", likely this scene captured by Millet here.
Ref.: Saward, Susan. "Clarence Millet." Encyclopedia of Louisiana. Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Sept. 12, 2012. Accessed Oct. 17, 2017.

615. Clarence Millet (American/Louisiana, 1897‑1959), "Old Gate, Dumaine Street", oil on canvas board, signed lower left, signed and titled on backing paper, 15 in. x 18 in., original frame. $6000/8000

616. Ellsworth Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1861‑1939), "French Quarter Street Scene with Newsboy (Boyer 29, fig. 8)", "Old French Market, Dumaine and St. Philip, off Decatur (Boyer 59)", "St. Mary's Market, New Orleans (Boyer 78)", 1887, "Model A Ford and Garage (Boyer 49)" and "Rue Dumaine, Spanish Cottage (Boyer 75)", 5 etchings on paper, each initialed "E.W." and one titled and dated in plate, 5 in. x 6 3/4 in. to 5 3/4 in. x 7 3/4 in., unframed. (5 pcs.) $1200/1800

617. Ellsworth Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1861‑1939), "Elemental Warfare, Grand Isle, LA (Boyer 23, fig. 28)", "Oyster Fisherman (Boyer 64, fig. 26)", "Pouring Tar, Tar Kiln (Boyer 66)", "River House Boats (Boyer 72)", "Grand Isle Harbor Scene (Boyer 34)" and "Back Bay Biloxi (Boyer 7)", 6 etchings on paper, each initialed "E.W." in plate, 6 3/4 in. x 7 3/4 in. to 8 in. x 9 1/2 in., unframed. (6 pcs.) $1200/1800

618. John McCrady (American/New Orleans, 1911‑1968), "Steamboat 'Round the Bend", lithograph, pencil‑signed and titled lower margin, 9 3/4 in. x 14 5/8 in., framed. $1000/1500

619. Theodore "Fonville" Winans (American/Louisiana, 1911‑1992), "Self Portrait", 1934, silver gelatin print mounted on board, signed and dated lower left, titled and inventory no. "08/661" on label en verso, 20 in. x 16 in., framed. $1200/1800

620. Theodore "Fonville" Winans (American/Louisiana, 1911‑1992), "The Hermit", 1930, silver gelatin print mounted on board, signed and dated lower right, title and inventory no. "07/265" on label en verso, 16 in. x 20 in., unframed. $800/1200

621. Deborah Luster (American/Louisiana, b. 1951), "One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana Series", 1999‑2000, 6 silver emulsion on prepared aluminum plates, 5 signed, sitter's information, dated and inscribed en verso, each 5 in. x 4 in., unframed, original black portfolio box; accompanied by Luster, Deborah and C.D Wright. The Tenth Dorothea Lange‑Paul Taylor Prize. Durham, NC: The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 2001. (8 pcs.) $1200/1800
Note: In the lot offered here, Deborah Luster's photographs of prisoners are printed on metal in the manner of tintypes, durable snapshots popularized in the 1860s and 1870s. Luster plays with the concept of “the gaze,” instructing her subjects to bring personal objects and pose however they wish - defining themselves as individuals within a system that arguably robs them of their identity and agency. While the viewer observes each photo, the subject in turn stares back. “I wanted the photos to be handled by viewers and to suggest the history of the penal system…touching the faces of Louisiana's “invisible” population.”
Ref.: Luster, Deborah, and C.D. Wright. The Tenth Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize. Durham: Center for Documentary Studies, 2001, pp. 6-8.

622. Newcomb College Brass Mailbox, early 20th c., centered with appliqued brass moss‑laden tree, h. 11 1/2 in., w. 9 1/4 in. $400/600

623. Collection of Vintage New Orleans Roosevelt Hotel Memorabilia, incl. 3 drink/food menus; wine list; 2 drink stirrers; Ramos gin fizz history; bar towel; 2 match book covers; luggage label; 2 postcards; "Roosevelt" letters; 10 miniature decanters; and 2 Sazerac glasses, h. 3 3/4 in.; together with a St. Charles Hotel plate, dia. 9 3/4 in. $300/500

624. Louisiana Political Memorabilia, Ruffin Pleasant typed letter signed, Sam Jones signed appointment, Huey Long books (4), Huey Long, as governor, signed typed letter; Huey Long signed appointment; 2 Long, as senator, typed letters with autopen signatures; 2 Long mailers; 2 Huey Long photos (probably memorial photos after death), photo booklet of Louisiana Politicians at Barksdale Air Force Base (1940s or early 50s), Jimmie Davis signed program along with book written by him, brass presentation plaque (small 2 1/2 in. x 3 in. or so) noting Wilson Ewing (owner of Shreveport Time, KWKH Radio, News Star newspaper) as Aide De Camp for Gov. Leche. $700/1000

625. Mitchell, S. Augustus, "Map of the States of Louisiana Mississippi & Alabama", Philadelphia, engraved by J.H. Young, 1831/1839, hand‑colored, originally issued as a pocket map, linen backed upper left corner with tables of "Steam Boat Routes and Principal Stage Routes, Through The States of Louisiana, Mississippi & Alabama, with the number of runs per week given, 17 1/2 in. x 22 5/8 in. $500/700

626. Pair of New Orleans "Fern" Pattern Cast Iron Benches, late 19th/early 20thc., foundry mark of "Hinderer's Iron Works, New Orleans, LA", reticulated seat, later paint, h. 31 in., w. 43 1/2 in., d. 13 1/2 in. $2500/3500

627. American Cast Iron Sugar Kettle, 19th c., Southern, h. 25 3/4 in., dia. 55 1/4 in. $700/1000
Provenance: A Baton Rouge Collection.

628. American Rococo Cast Iron Settee, 19th c., foundry mark of "Hinderers Iron Works New Orleans, LA", fleur‑de‑lis cartouche, diapered vine back, scroll arms, reticulated seat, X‑form foliate legs, h. 33 in., w. 40 1/4 in., d. 16 in. $1200/1800

629. American Federal Mahogany Cheval Mirror, early 19th c., urn finials, arched saber legs, turned stretchers, brass ferrules, casters, h. 63 1/2 in., w. 25 in., d. 23 in. $1200/2000

630. American Classical Carved and Gilt Pier Mirror, 19th c., cornice mounted with spherules, frieze with swags and spherules, divided mirror plate flanked by columnar stiles, molded base, h. 45 3/4 in., w. 25 3/4 in. $800/1200

631. American Late Federal Giltwood Pier Mirror, early 19th c., molded cornice with spherule pendants, frieze panel with mother and child figures, bound columnar supports, h. 47 3/8 in., w. 32 5/8 in., d. 6 1/4 in. $800/1200

632. American Carved Walnut Standing Regulator Clock, c. 1870, incised architectonic case, porcelain dial, lyre pendulum, h. 92 1/2 in., w. 34 1/2 in., d. 13 3/4 in. $4000/6000

633. Regina Model 35 Automatic Changer Twelve Disc Music Box, c. 1900, mahogany upright case, bowfront glazed door with "bronzed" metalwork, barley‑twist columns, apron drawer holding 6 extra discs, cabriole legs, dual‑comb, automatic changer mechanism, total of eighteen 15 1/2 inch discs, h. 67 1/2 in., w. 27 in., d. 21 1/2 in. $7000/10000

634. American Rococo Carved Walnut Center Table, c. 1850‑1860, probably Boston, marble turtle top, conforming frieze carved with fruit clusters, cabriole legs surmounted by carved flowers, scrolling stretcher centered by a floral basket, casters, h. 30 1/4 in., w. 42 in., d. 31 1/2 in. $500/800

635. American Renaissance Carved and Burled Walnut Side Table, late 19th c., Philadelphia, molded shaped top, frieze drawer, incised brackets, turned and fluted legs, H‑stretcher centered by a medallion, flared feet, h. 29 in., w. 29 3/4 in., d. 17 in. $500/800

636. Antique American Ebonized Bamboo Footstool, late 19th c., later ebonization and gilt, flared legs, h. 15 in., w. 19 in., d. 19 in. $300/400
Provenance: Jas. A. Gundry, Inc., Houston, TX, 1995; Estate of Stephen G. Henry, Baton Rouge, LA.

637. American Classical Carved Mahogany Work Table, early 19th c., New York, molded top, two drawers, incurvate stretcher shelf, spiral acanthus‑carved legs, turned feet, h. 28 1/2 in., w. 22 in., d. 18 in. $500/800

638. Late Regency Burled Walnut Breakfast Table, early 19th c., highly figured segmented banded top, narrow frieze, faceted standard, gadrooned collar, incurvate triangular plinth, melon feet, casters, h. 28 3/4 in., dia. 47 3/4 in. $1000/2000

639. William IV Mahogany Serving Trolley, 19th c., three galleried shelves, medial tier fitted with drawers, blocked vasiform supports, h. 42 3/4 in., w. 47 in., d. 20 1/2 in. $800/1200

640. Louis Philippe Burled Walnut Commode, early 19th c., marble top with chamfered corners, conforming case with four drawers, turned feet, h. 40 in., w. 51 1/4 in., d. 23 3/4 in. $700/1000
Provenance: Estate of Thomas Greene Collins, Jr., Arabi, LA.

641. French Provincial Carved Walnut Dough Box, probably 18th c., removable four board top, dovetailed case, scalloped apron, cabriole legs, h. 27 in., w. 56 3/4 in., d. 26 3/4 in. $1000/1500
Provenance: Jane Fleniken Antiques, Lafayette, LA.

642. William S. Robinson (American/Mississippi, 1861‑1945), "Old Lyme, Connecticut", 1919, oil on board, signed lower left, signed, monogrammed, titled and dated en verso, 6 in. x 10 in., framed. $700/1000

643. Arnold E. Turtle (British/New Orleans, 1892‑1954), "The Red Hat", oil on canvas, signed lower left, titled, printed artist biography and inscribed en verso, 34 in. x 26 in., period frame. $1000/1500
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.

644. Ellsworth Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1861‑1939), "Ostend Gate, Bruges", 1892, watercolor on paper, signed, dated and titled lower right, "Charles A. Harris Frames, Boston" label en verso, 9 1/2 in. x 21 in., framed. $600/800
Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.

645. Andres Molinary (Gibraltarian/New Orleans, 1847‑1915), "Middle Eastern Scene", 1885, oil on canvas, signed, dated and inscribed "To my..." lower left, 12 3/4 in. x 9 1/2 in., period frame. $400/600

646. Will Henry Stevens (American/New Orleans, 1881‑1949), "Cabin in the Woods", oil on board, signed lower left, 10 in. x 14 in., framed. $3000/5000

647. Emily Hamilton Huger (American/Louisiana, 1881‑1946, act. Newcomb College, 1897‑1902), "Grove of Sycamore Trees", oil on canvas, unsigned, 24 in. x 30 in., framed. $2000/3000
Provenance: Gift of the artist's estate; descended in the family.

648. E.J. Forrest (American/Louisiana, 20th c.), "Louisiana Bayou", 1955, oil on canvas board, signed and dated lower right, signed, titled and dated en verso, 16 in. x 20 in., framed. $1200/1800

649. William Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1859‑1939), "Autumn", oil on panel, pencil‑signed, titled and handwritten label with provenance en verso, 13 1/2 in. x 8 1/4 in., framed. $1200/1800

650. Morris Henry Hobbs (American/New Orleans, 1892‑1967), "Blue Hummingbird on a Branch", watercolor on paper, signed lower right, 17 in. x 12 in., framed. $2000/3000

651. Alvyk Boyd Cruise (American/New Orleans, 1909‑1989), "Exterior View of Church Apse, probably New Orleans", 1939, watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower right, 21 in. x 15 in., framed. $700/1000
Note: Boyd Cruise moved to New Orleans in 1928, where he quickly became ensconced in the French Quarter art scene. He spent most of his adult life in New Orleans, enjoying the community and the scenery. Cruise began architectural painting by the 1930s, and during the Depression Era, he was hired to do a series of watercolors for the Historic American Building Survey (HABS). Spearheaded by the architect Richard Koch, the intent of HABS was to document Louisiana's historic architectural heritage through photographs, drawings and paintings.

652. William Robinson Leigh (American/West Virginia, 1866‑1955), "Portsmouth, Virginia", 1911, oil on canvas board, signed lower left, pencil‑signed, titled, dated and inscribed "Christmas" en verso, 5 3/8 in. x 9 1/2 in., period frame. $1000/1500

653. Carved Walnut and Parcel Ebonized Umbrella Stand, in the form of an umbrella, with brass handle, gilt incised tripod stand, bun feet, h. 46 in., dia. 13 in. $800/1200

654. Wood Cross on Stand, inset with printed prayers under glass, titled "Jesus Nazarenus Rex Judaeorum" above "Our Father" and "Hail Mary", h. 31 1/4 in., w. 12 in. $300/500

655. Pair of Louis XV‑Style Bronze Chenets, seated putti amidst foliate scrolls, h. 21 in., w. 13 in., d. 28 in. $300/500

656. Three George III Brass and Wirework Fire Fenders, early 19th c., scrolled decoration, largest h. 12 in., w. 45 in., d. 16 in. $600/900

657. American Late Federal Carved Mahogany Pembroke Table, early 19th c., shaped drop‑leaf top, spiral‑turned legs, casters, h. 29 in., w. 36 in., d. (closed) 21 in., d. (open) 45 in. $300/500

658. Continental Inlaid Satinwood Side Table, early 20th c., top with inset needlework panel under glass, tapered standard, stepped plinth base, casters, h. 22 in., w. 19 1/2 in., d. 16 1/4 in. $300/500
Provenance: Collection of Nan Wier, New Orleans, LA.

659. French Provincial Carved Walnut Table, early 19th c., molded overhanging top, shaped frieze with drawer, turned legs, H stretcher, h. 26 in., w. 35 in., d. 25 in. $400/600

660. Noel Rockmore (American/New Orleans, 1928‑1995), "Menage a Trois" and "Voyeurism", 1984, 2 mixed media on paper, each signed and dated lower right, each with "Casell Gallery, Royal Street, NOLA" label en verso, each 26 in. x 20 in., both framed. (2 pcs.) $400/600
Provenance: Acquired from the artist.

661. Noel Rockmore (American/New Orleans, 1928‑1995), "Jean", 1962, watercolor on paper, signed, titled and dated upper right, sight 17 in. x 12 3/4 in., framed. $300/500

662. New Orleans School, 20th c., "Brulatour Courtyard, French Quarter", oil on canvas, signed "N. Swinney" lower right, 14 3/4 in. x 22 1/2 in., framed. $700/1000

663. Ellsworth Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1861‑1939), "Abishag came and stood before the King", graphite on board, initialed "E.W." and titled lower right, 15 in. x 8 in., framed. $600/800

664. Noel Rockmore (American/New Orleans, 1928‑1995), "Drag (Alcide 'Slow Drag' Pavageau)", 1963, oil on canvas, signed and dated upper right, titled mid‑left, "E.L. Borenstein Collection Catalog Sheet" en verso, 30 1/4 in. x 24 1/4 in., framed; together with vintage photo album of Rockmore's works. (2 pcs.) $2500/3500
Provenance: Estate of E. Larry Borenstein, New Orleans.

665. Martin Laborde (American/New Orleans, b. 1943), "Fly‑Boy Boda and Alli‑Ga‑Ga in a Race Across the Bayou", 2006, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, signed, titled, dated, inscribed and "Enoch's Framing & Gallery, New Orleans" label en verso, 20 in. x 16 in., framed. $500/800

666. Frederic Mizen (American/Illinois, 1888‑1964), "Passing the Plate, Sunday at Church", oil on canvas, signed lower right, "Cabbage Row Shop and de Merell Studio, Charleston" label en verso, 36 in. x 31 in., framed. $1000/1500

667. Palmer Schoppe (American/California, 1912‑2001), "Fight at the Ranch (Cock Fight)", 1964, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, signed, titled, dated and "The Charleston Renaissance Gallery" label with artist, title and date en verso, 10 in. x 14 in., framed. $1200/1800
Provenance: Estate of the artist.

668. Palmer Schoppe (American/California, 1912‑2001), "Saturday Afternoon (Cock Fight)", 1964, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, signed, titled, dated and "The Charleston Renaissance Gallery" label with artist, title and date en verso, 14 in. x 22 in., framed. $1500/2500
Provenance: Estate of the artist

669. Artemio Sepulveda (Mexican, b. 1937), "Una Bebida (A Drink)", 2001, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 39 1/4 in. x 27 1/2 in., unframed. $500/750

670. Thomas Mann (American/New Orleans, 20th c.), "Techno Hand Clock", steel and mixed media, artist stamp on reverse of hand, h. 9 1/2 in., w. 6 1/4 in., d. 3 1/4 in. $200/300

671. Four Antique Botanical Prints, hand‑colored engravings, sheets 8 1/4 in. x 5 1/2 in., framed alike. (4 pcs.) $200/300

672. George Schmidt (American/New Orleans, b. 1944), "The Annunciation", 1999, color monotype on paper, pencil‑signed, titled, dated and numbered "1/1" lower margin, sight 13 in. x 10 1/4 in., framed. $500/800

673. Collection of Fifty Grand‑Tour Albumen Photographs of Rome, 19th c., with 23 from Edizione Alinari and 27 from another publisher, 7 1/2 in. x 10 in., unframed. $500/700

674. Fine American Ten‑Inch Celestial Globe, c. 1870, marked "JOSLIN'S Ten Inch CELESTIAL GLOBE containing all the Stars to the fifth Magnitude, inclusive./From the Maps of the Stars Published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge./Drawn and Engraved by W.B. Annin/ BOSTON‑GILMAN JOSLIN", engraved half‑meridian, on turned, ebonized stand, h. 16 1/2 in., dia. 10 in. $600/900

675. Early Engraved View of Florida, "Pagus Hispanorum in Florida", from Arnoldus Montanus' De Nieuwe...Weereld...van America, Amsterdam, 1671, sheet 14 7/8 in. x 12 2/8 in., float‑mounted and framed. $300/500
Provenance: The Old Print Shop, Inc., New York, NY.

676. Hermann, Binger, The Louisiana Purchase and Our Title West of the Rocky Mountains..., Washington, Government Printing Office, 1900, octavo, full calf with gilt tooling, with maps and portraits of notables. $200/300

677. Sanderson, John, Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia, R.W. Pomeroy, 1823‑1827, 9 volumes, full‑calf, together with volumes 2‑7 from another copy. $300/500

678. Lucas, Fielding, Jr., "Louisiana", Baltimore, 1822, hand‑colored, Louisiana is depicted after the settlement of its western boundary with Mexico in 1819 in the Adams‑Onis Treaty, 11 in. x 17 1/4 in. $500/700

679. [Exploration of the Red River], Marcy, Randolph B., Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the Year 1852, Washington, 1853, octavo, cloth, with 65 pp. of illustrations, together with TWO MAPS; "Map of the country between the frontiers of Arkansas and New Mexico; embracing the section explored in 1849, ‑'50, ‑'51, and ‑'52" and "Map of the country embraced within the basin of Upper Red river, explored in 1852 by Captain R. B. Marcy", 28 1/2 in. x 60 in. and 17 in. x 35 in. $400/600

680. Darby, William, A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA: PRESENTING A VIEW OF THE SOIL, CLIMATE, ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, AND MINERAL PRODUCTIONS_WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE CHARACTER AND MANNERS OF THE INHABITANTS...BEING AN ACCOMPANIMENT TO THE MAP OF LOUISIANA, printed for the Author, and Published by John Melish, Philadelphia, 1816, first edition, octavo, modern 1/2 morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt with raised band. $500/700

681. Plaster Bust of Poet Laureate Alfred Tennyson, inscribed "copyrighted 1906/ By P.P. Caproni & Bro/ Boston", h. 32 1/2 in., w. 25 in., d. 12 1/2 in., pedestal, overall h. 82 in. (2 pcs.) $500/750
Ill.: P.P. Caproni & Brother. Catalogue of Plaster Reproductions. Boston, P.P. Capron & Brother, 1922, p. 36.

682. William H. Philip (American, 1829‑1882), "Ariadne", 1847, carved marble, "Ariadne / William H. Philip / First Work / Florence 1847", inscribed on truncation, h. 20 3/4 in., w. 11 1/2 in., d. 8 in. $1500/2500
Provenance: Thomas Wilmot "Twik" Klein, St. Francisville, LA; reputedly from Rosedown Plantation.

683. Bronze Figure of a Gentleman, after "L'incroyable" by Edouard Lormier, signature inscribed on self‑base, h. 26 in., w. 10 1/2 in., d. 8 1/2 in., granite base, overall h. 27 1/4 in. $1200/1800

684. Gilt Bronze Figure of a Fisherman Casting a Drag Anchor, after Antoine Bofill, signature inscribed on self‑base, h. 28 in., w. 12 in., d. 15 in. $400/600

685. Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, late 19th c., surmounted by a farmer and his plough horse, mounted with symbols of agriculture, h. 15 in., w. 16 in., d. 7 in. $400/600

686. John James Audubon (American, 1785‑1851), "Bewick's Long Tailed Wren", No. 4, Plate 18, hand‑colored engraving, from The Birds of America, Robert Havell edition, 19 in. x 12 in., framed. $800/1200

687. John James Audubon (American, 1785‑1851), "Hemlock Warbler", Plate CXXXIV, hand‑colored engraving with aquatint, from The Birds of America, Robert Havell edition, J. Whatman/1832 watermark, sheet 38 in. x 25 in., unframed. $800/1200
Provenance: Collection of Charleston Library Society.

688. John James Audubon (American, 1785‑1851), "Palm Warbler", Plate CLXIII, hand‑colored engraving with aquatint, from The Birds of America, Robert Havell edition, J. Whatman/Turkey Mill watermark, sheet 38 in. x 25 in., unframed. $800/1200
Provenance: Collection of Charleston Library Society.

689. John James Audubon (American, 1785‑1851), "Least Water Hen", Plate CCCXLIX, hand‑colored engraving with aquatint, from The Birds of America, Robert Havell edition, J. Whatman/1836 watermark, sheet 25 3/4 in. x 38 in., unframed. $800/1200
Provenance: Collection of Charleston Library Society.

690. Set of Vintage Lenox Porcelain "Countess" Pattern Dinner and Dessert Plates, before 1952, green wreath marks, pattern "J.40" introduced 1912, ret. "The Bailey, Banks & Biddle Co./ Philadelphia", gold encrusted borders, incl. 18 dinner and 14 dessert, dia. 10 1/2 in. and 6 1/4 in; together with a similar Limoges "Vignaud" dessert plate, dia. 6 1/4 in. (33 pcs.) $400/600

691. T. Martin (American, mid‑19th c.), "Pendant Portraits of Husband and Wife", 1853, 2 watercolors and gouache on paper, each signed and dated lower left, 13 3/4 in. x 9 1/4 in., matching period frames. (2 pcs.) $1500/2500
Provenance: A Virginia Estate.

692. American Federal Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Stand, three drawers, one fitted with writing surface, original brasses, spiral‑turned legs, casters, h. 28 1/2 in., w. 18 1/2 in., d. 18 in. $500/700

693. American Federal Figured Mahogany Games Table, early 19th c., serpentine foldover top, conforming frieze, molded tapered legs, h. 29 1/2 in., w. 36 1/2 in., d. (closed) 18 1/2 in., d. (open) 37 in. $700/1000

694. Oushak Carpet, light blue ground, stylized floral design in rose, dark blue and cream, 8 ft. 3 in. x 9 ft. 5 in. $3000/4000

695. Heriz Carpet, crimson and navy ground, center field with repeating floral motif, palmette border, 8 ft. 10 in. x 11 ft. $800/1200

696. Heriz Carpet, central astral blue ground with central medallion and spandrels, stylized burgundy floral borders, 9 ft. 10 in. x 18 ft. $800/1200

697. Persian Bakhshish Carpet, tan ground, repeating central medallions in red, green, blue and brown, 10 ft. x 14 ft. $3500/4500

698. Sultanabad Carpet, sand brown ground, overall floral design, 9 ft. 10 in. x 13 ft. 7 in. $4000/6000

699. Oushak Carpet, khaki ground, stylized floral designs, 7 ft. 9 in. x 9 ft. 8 in. $2500/3500

700. Antique Persian Lilihan Carpet, red ground, stylized floral vases, floral border, 9 ft. 2 in. x 11 ft. 6 in. $2500/3500

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