A Fine and Decorative Arts, Silver, and Jewelry Auction, January 28th, 2009
Price Realized: $250
Lot: 2TWELVE CHINESE-STYLE POLYCHROME-DECORATED ARMORIAL PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES, PROBABLY FRENCH
In the style of Samson, Edme et Cie.
Lot: 3A 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
Price Realized: $800
Lot: 6A SET OF EIGHT FEDERAL-STYLE SHIELD BACK CARVED MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS
American, comprising two arms and six sides.
Price Realized: $1600
Lot: 7A COLONIAL REVIVAL CARVED MAHOGANY CORNER CUPBOARD
The cupboard doors opening to shelves.
Price Realized: $1600
Lot: 8AN 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: 9A 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: 10A 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: 11A 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: 12A 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: 14AN 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: 15A 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".
Lot: 16AN EMPIRE MAHOGANY CIRCULAR DINING TABLE
American. Together with three 12"w leaves, of a later date.
Price Realized: $400
Lot: 16AA GEORGE II STYLE CARVED MAHOGANY PEDESTAL WRITING TABLE
One side fitted with false drawers.
Price Realized: $300
Lot: 17TWO REGENCY PIERCED AND CAST-BRASS FIRE FENDERS
English. Together with a pair of Federal-style brass andirons. 4 pieces.
Price Realized: $200
Lot: 19A 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
Lot: 22AN 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: 23A 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: 24A 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: 26AN ORIENTAL-STYLE RUNNER
With stylized ivory flowers on a red field. Together with a small rectangular mat. 2 pieces.
Price Realized: $400
Lot: 27A REGENCY-STYLE MAHOGANY TWO-PEDESTAL DINING TABLE
Together with three 16"w leaves.
Lot: 28A CHINESE POLYCHROME-DECORATED COVERED PORCELAIN JAR
With a bird and floral motif. Together with a pair of Chinese scarlet-glazed porcelain urns.