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A Fine and Decorative Arts, Silver, and Jewelry Auction, January 28th, 2009


Lot:   3

A PARTIAL SET LENOX OF STERLING SILVER DEMITASSE CUPS AND SAUCERS  
With porcelain liners and sterling silver saucers and cups. Comprising twelve cups, eleven saucers, and ten porcelain liners.

Price Realized: $225

Lot:   4

A CAUCASIAN RUG  
With repeating organic medallion, on a central navy field.

Price Realized: $800

Lot:   6

A SET OF EIGHT FEDERAL-STYLE SHIELD BACK CARVED MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS  
American, comprising two arms and six sides.

Price Realized: $1600

Lot:   7

A COLONIAL REVIVAL CARVED MAHOGANY CORNER CUPBOARD  
The cupboard doors opening to shelves.

Price Realized: $1600

Lot:   8

AN ASSORTED GROUP OF CHINESE EXPORT BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN  
In the Canton pattern, comprising a covered vegetable bowl, an oval platter, a dinner plate, a rim soup bowl, seven luncheon plates, a covered butter dish, a water jug, a small oval tray, and a vase. 15 pieces.

Price Realized: $475

Lot:   9

A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF AMERICAN AND MISCELLANEOUS ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS  
Comprising O. Henry's "Roads of Destiny," "Sixes and Sevens", "Whirligigs," "The Four Million," "The Gentle Grafter," "Cabbages & Kings, "The Voice of the City," "Options," "Rolling Stones," "Heart of the West." Together with the novels and miscellaneous works of Daniel DeFoe, Volumes 1-7, Edna St. Vincent Millay's "Wine from These Grapes," and "Huntsman, What Quarry," Richard Y. Cook's "A Studious Boy who Became a Great Man, and other stories, Volumes 1-7", two additional copies of Volume 1 and "Robergia, A Story of Old England," Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland, and Through the Looking Glass," "Brushwood," "Sketches of Young Gentlemen," "Ten Centuries of Toilette," "Twilight Tales," and "Only a Cat." Approximately 32 pieces.

Price Realized: $415

Lot:   10

A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF ENGLISH AND MISCELLANEOUS ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS  
Comprising "Chaucer's Poetical Works Volumes 1,2,4,5,&6, Robert Browning's "The Ring and the Book," Vol. 1-4, D.W. Holmes "Elsie Venner" vol. 1&2, Robert Louis Stevenson's "Travels with a Donkey," "The Merry Men: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," "Child's Garden of Verses," "Treasure Island," and "Familiar Studies of Men and Book," "Swift's Poetical Works," vol. 1-3, "Cowpers Poetical Works," vol. 1-3, "Poetical Works of Coleridge," vol. 1, "The Suppressed Poems of tennyson," "The Works of Tennyson," and "Tennyson's Poetical Works," H.H. Jackson's "Ramona" Vol. 1&2, "The Martyrdom of an Empress," "Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland," "Select British Poets," and George Elliot's "Life Cross," vol. 1-4, "Middlemarch," "Silas Marner, the Weaver of Ravelor," "Adam Bede" vol. 2&3, "Felix Holt vol. 3." 42 pieces

Price Realized: $550

Lot:   11

A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF ENGLISH ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS  
Including "Macaulay's Works- England," Volumes 1-10, "Macaulay's Works-Essay's" Volumes 1-10 (missing 8), "Imaginary Conversations," by Walter Savage Landor, Volumes 1-6, "Longer Prose Works and Poems Dialogues in Verse, etc." by Walter Savage Landor, Volumes 1 and 2, "The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning, James Russell Lowell, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and John Milton," "The Complete Poetical Works and Letters of John Keats," "Aldrich's Poetical Works," and Byrant's Poetical Works. Approximately 33 pieces.

Price Realized: $188

Lot:   12

A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS  
Comprising Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," "Bracebridge Hall," two volumes of "Old Christmas," "Wolferts' Roost," two volumes of "Mahomet and his Successors," "The Alhambra," "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus," "Astoria," "The Sketch Book," "Tales of a Traveler," "Life of Oliver Goldsmith," "The Life of George Washington," volumes 1-5. Together with Elizabeth Luther Cary's "Browning Poet & Man," "Emerson Poet & Think," "Tennyson: His Homes, His Friends, and His Work," "The Rossettis," and "Poems of Dante Gabriel Rossetti," Vol. 1 and 2. Approximately 23 pieces.

Price Realized: $175

Lot:   13

A CAUCASIAN RUG  
With central geometric medallion.

Price Realized: $375

Lot:   14

AN OIL ON CANVAS OF GOD, ADAM AND EVE IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN  
Probably 19th century. God is depicting in a Masonic pyramid, beams of light streaming down towards His creations, while coiled in a nearby apple tree a malevolent serpent watches. The verdant landscape filled with leopards, vultures, cats, eagles, swans, ducks, roosters, chickens, sheep, lambs, dogs, lions, rabbits, elephants, stags, deer, horses, goats, parrots, cows, monkeys and peacocks. Unsigned.

Price Realized: $850

Lot:   15

A PAIR OF "HENNING'S FOX-HUNTING SCENES" LITHOGRAPHS, ENGLISH, 19TH CENTURY  
Depicting "The Meet" and "Full Cry", both engraved "Painted by John Henning Sr./Engraved by J. Harris/London, Published August 7 1874 by GP McQueen, 37 Great Marlborough Street, Regent Street".

Estimate: $200 - $400


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Lot:   16

AN EMPIRE MAHOGANY CIRCULAR DINING TABLE  
American. Together with three 12"w leaves, of a later date.

Price Realized: $400

Lot:   16A

A GEORGE II STYLE CARVED MAHOGANY PEDESTAL WRITING TABLE  
One side fitted with false drawers.

Price Realized: $300

Lot:   17

TWO REGENCY PIERCED AND CAST-BRASS FIRE FENDERS  
English. Together with a pair of Federal-style brass andirons. 4 pieces.

Price Realized: $200

Estimate: $100 - $200


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Lot:   19

A GENEALOGICAL FAMILY TREE NEEDLEWORK DONE IN THE STYLE OF A MEDIEVAL FRENCH TAPESTRY  
Worked and signed by <i>A.C. Beale 1938</i>.

Price Realized: $70

Price Realized: $200

Estimate: $600 - $900


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Lot:   22

AN ASSORTMENT OF ANTIQUARIAN SCIENTIFIC AND SPORTS BOOKS  
Comprising, "From Immigrant to Inventor," "Euell Gibbons' Beachcomber's Handbook," "Cook Observatory," "Astronomy," "A Field Guide to the Birds," "Architecture of the Heavens," "Fabre's Book of Insects," "The Story of American Golf," "and two copies of "Derby Day and Other Adventures". 10 pieces.

Price Realized: $250

Lot:   23

A LARGE GROUP OF CONTEMPORARY NOVELS, BIOGRAPHIES, WORKS OF HUMOR AND ASSORTED MISCELLANEOUS TITLES  
Including, but not limited to, "Forever Amber", "The Group", "Vacancy on India Street", "The French Lieutenant's Woman", "Aku-Aku", "Blind Ambition", "Fractured French", "Nothing But Wodehouse", "Short Stories from the New Yorker", "A Doll's House", "Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes" and "The Edwardians". Approximately 36 pieces.

Price Realized: $150

Lot:   24

A LARGE GROUP OF MISCELLANEOUS PROSE AND POETRY BOOKS  
Including, but not limited to, poetry by Mary Webb, James Lane Allen, Eleanor Graham, Alaric Watts, Stephen Phillips and Margaret Lippincott, and prose by Horace, Plato, John Greenleaf Whittier, Victor Hugo, Balzac, Rabelais and Rousseau. Approximately 33 pieces.

Price Realized: $50

Lot:   25

A FINELY WOVEN CAUCASIAN RUG  
With overall organic floral motif.

Price Realized: $6000

Lot:   26

AN ORIENTAL-STYLE RUNNER  
With stylized ivory flowers on a red field. Together with a small rectangular mat. 2 pieces.

Price Realized: $400

Lot:   27

A REGENCY-STYLE MAHOGANY TWO-PEDESTAL DINING TABLE  
Together with three 16"w leaves.

Estimate: $800 - $1200


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Lot:   28

A CHINESE POLYCHROME-DECORATED COVERED PORCELAIN JAR  
With a bird and floral motif. Together with a pair of Chinese scarlet-glazed porcelain urns.

Estimate: $800 - $1200


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Lot:   29

A PAIR OF EMPIRE MAHOGANY STOOLS  
American.

Price Realized: $550