• September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    Five-piece .950 silver Cartier coffee/tea service
    est: $3000/5000
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  • September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    A Navajo transitional Second Phase Chief's Blanket
    est: $25,000/35,000
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  • September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    A Handel bronze table lamp with reverse-painted ''peacock'' shade
    est; $10.000/15,000
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  • October 20, 2015 California & American Fine Art Auction

    October 20, 2015 California & American Fine Art Auction

    Eyvind Earle (1916-2000 Los Angeles, CA) Cows in a pasture through trees
    est: $5000/7000
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  • September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    A large Apache basketry bowl
    est: $600/900
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  • October 20, 2015 California & American Fine Art Auction

    October 20, 2015 California & American Fine Art Auction

    Jack Wilkinson Smith (1873-1949 Alhambra, CA) California Coast
    est:$20,000/30,000
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  • October 20, 2015 California & American Fine Art Auction

    October 20, 2015 California & American Fine Art Auction

    Edgar A. Payne (1883-1947 Los Angeles, CA) ''Desert Nomads''
    est:$15,000/20,000
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  • September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    September 29, 2015 Decorative Art Auction

    Aurthur Wasse (1854-1930 UK/Germany)
    Flowered Garden outside of house, oil on canvas, 29.5'' H x 37.5'' W, est: $3000/4000
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John Moran’s September 29th Auction to feature American Indian items, Continental furnishings, and California & American works of art


ALTADENA, CA – John Moran Auctioneers is pleased to announce their penultimate Decorative Arts auction of 2015, and the last sale Moran’s will host at the Pasadena Convention Center. The Tuesday, September 29th Decorative Art Auction catalogue features a diverse lineup, comprising a collection of Native American items including basketry, textiles, jewelry and beadwork, Persian rugs, French furniture, Continental decorative arts, silver, and a wide array of 19th century, 20th century and modern California and American paintings. Looking forward to their pending move to Monrovia, CA, Moran’s is aiming to make their last Pasadena-based sale a great one.

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John Moran Auctioneers to offer Modern and Contemporary Works Alongside Traditional California and American Art


• October auction the first event Moran’s will host at their new Monrovia, CA location
• Catalogue includes works by Conrad Buff, Phil Dyke, Edgar Payne, Millard Sheets, Guy Rose and many more
• Bidding available in person, by telephone and absentee or live online via Liveauctioneers, Bidsquare and Invaluable

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ten of the twenty etchings from the original portfolio, some with hand-coloring, all signed and titled in pencil by the artists, on laid papers each with watermarks: George Washington's monogram 'GW' and a coat of arms, each print signed in pencil and numbered variously from 1-20, all with full margins, loose (as issued), various plate sizes, the largest plate size: 14.75'' x 9.75, each paper size: 19.5'' x 14.5'', , est: $500/800


Note: The American Art Foundation published a portfolio of twenty etchings executed by some of America's most distinguished artists. The present lot includes: Levon West 'Strategic Retreat from Long Island', George Hand Wright 'Valley Forge - Army's Desperate Plight', Robert Nisbet 'The Surveyor's Assistant', Louis Conrad Rosenberg 'Washington, The Planter', Earl Horter 'Rallying the Troops at Braddock's Defeat', Allen Lewis 'The British Driven from Boston', Kerr Eby 'Stemming the Retreat at Monmouth' (two works, one black and white and one colored), Sears Gallagher 'Warning the French at Fort Le Boeuf' and Albert Sterner 'Preventing a Military Dictatorship'. Condition: Each in generally good condition, a few with very minor handling creases and soiling in the margins. Loose as stated. AS-IS. ALL SALES FINAL.

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