• Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - Online Fine Art Auction

    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - Online Fine Art Auction

    Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953 Taos, NM)
    Southwestern landscape, oil on canvasboard under glass, 8'' H x 12'' W
    est: $2500/3500
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  • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - Online Fine Art Auction

    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - Online Fine Art Auction

    Peter Ellenshaw (1913-2007 Santa Barbara, CA)
    Verdant coastal, oil on canvas, 24'' H x 36'' W
    est: $2000/3000
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  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - California & American Fine Art Auction

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

    Ansel Adams (1902-1984 Carmel, CA)
    ''Mount Williamson'', Sierra Nevada from Manzanar, gelatin silver print on paper under glass, sight size: 15.25'' H x 18.25'' W
    est: $10,000/15,000

    Currently accepting consignments for this auction; contact us today.
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  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Filastro (Fil) Matthew Mottola (1915-2008 Laguna Nigel, CA)
    Train passing through a town, gouache on paper under glass, sight size: 13.25'' H x 25.25'' W
    est: $900/1200

    Catalogue now online! View now.
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  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    A Hans Wegner Pappa Bear chair>
    est: $3000/4000

    Catalogue now online! View now.
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  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - California & American Fine Art Auction

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

    Peter Ellenshaw (1913-2007 Santa Barbara, CA)
    Desert landscape, oil on canvas, 30'' H x 70'' W
    est: $5000/7000

    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

    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902 New York, NY) El Capitan, Yosemite, oil on board, 14'' H x 20'' W
    est: $40,000/60,000
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  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    A pair of sterling silver Buccellati serving pieces each in the form of a nautilus shell
    est: $1200/1800

    Catalogue now online! View now.
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  • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - Online Fine Art Auction

    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - Online Fine Art Auction

    Orrin A. White (1883-1969 Pasadena, CA)
    Cathedral at Cuernavaca, oil on canvas laid to board, 26'' H x 34'' W
    est: $3000/4000
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  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Alfred Dewey (1874-1958 Sierra Madre, CA)
    Two riders in an atmospheric desert landscape, oil on board, 40'' H x 48'' W
    est: $2000/3000

    Catalogue now online! View now.
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  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - California & American Fine Art Auction

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

    Frederic Sackrider Remington (1861-1909 Ridgefield, CT)
    Portrait of an English Setter, oil on canvas laid to masonite, 20.75'' H x 28'' W
    est: $50,000/70,000

    Currently accepting consignments for this auction; contact us today.
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  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    An Otto and Gertrude Natzler art pottery vase
    est: $2500/3500

    Catalogue now online! View now.
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  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Decorative Art Auction

    A Mitchell Bobrick Controlight table lamp
    est: $1500/2500

    Catalogue now online! View now.
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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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