• Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Studio Auction, Fine Art
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  • Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

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  • Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    A cased Sevres bleu celeste porcelain tea set
    est: $1500/2500
    Estate of Andrew F. Chandler and the Lenore Gantt Chandler Trust

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  • September 10, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    September 10, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    A large selection of antique, modern and contemporary Native American jewelry and objects to be featured in this auction.

    Currently accepting consignments for this auction; contact us today.
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  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - California & American Fine Art Auction

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - California & American Fine Art Auction

    William Wendt (1865-1946 Laguna Beach, CA) Santa Ana Canyon, oil on canvas, 30'' H x 36'' W
    est: $80,000/120,000

    Currently accepting consignments for this auction; contact us today.
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  • September 10, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    September 10, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991 Mexican)
    ''Cabeza Roja''
    est: $100,000/150,000

    Currently accepting consignments for this auction; contact us today.
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  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - California & American Fine Art Auction

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - California & American Fine Art Auction

    John Frost (1890-1937 Pasadena, CA) ''California Poppies, Desert'', oil on canvas, 26'' H x 30'' W
    est: $60,000/90,000

    Currently accepting consignments for this auction; contact us today.
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  • Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Studio Auction, Fine Art

    Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Studio Auction, Fine Art

    Julius Moessel (1871-1957 Chicago, IL) Parrots in flight, oil on canvas, 30'' H x 25'' W
    est: $800/1200

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Circa 1901, branded to the reverse ''Design 3512 / 2902 / 1'', locks stamped ''RC & S'' and one ''VR'' beneath a crown, the other ''Secure Lever'', the superstructure with rectangular pedimented top above a paneled back decorated with of knights on horseback on a shore before a castle, above a narrow shelf, with stylized flower cut-outs to sides, and outset base with canted sides fitted with two drawers over a cubbyhole flanked by a pair of paneled doors decorated with galleons, on square legs, 69'' H x 66.5'' W x 25'' D, est: $2000/3000


Note: Ernest Archibald Taylor (1874 - 1951) was born in Greenrock, Scotland. He apprenticed as a shipbuilder in Glasgow and translated his skills into furniture construction and painting. Between 1901 and 1908 Taylor worked for the firm of Wylie and Lochhead. Throughout his career he continued broadening the scope of his artistic capabilities by working in prints, interior design and stained glass. Provenance: Probably for Wylie & Lochhead, Glasgow; Property from a Private Collection, Ventura, CA. Condition: Good condition overall. General marks, nicks, scratches, rubbing and wear commensurate with age and use. Some deeper scuffing to surface of shelf and top of base. Marquetry panels with some slight lifting in areas. Lacking pediment caps from four uprights above shelf. Some cracking to panels of back. Lacking one shelf to left cupboard. No key. We have described this and all lots to the best of our ability. It is the prospective purchaser's obligation to inspect this and all lots firsthand to satisfy questions of age, authenticity and condition in advance of bidding. We are not responsible for omissions in condition reports. Your bid indicates acceptance of our Conditions of Sale. AS-IS. ALL SALES FINAL.

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