• Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Fine Jewelry Auction

    Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Fine Jewelry Auction

    A platinum-topped gold and diamond pear-shaped brooch with an oval sapphire drop center
    est: $8000/10,000

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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

    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, May 21, 2016 - Fine Jewelry Auction

    Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Fine Jewelry Auction

    A coral, wood and gold pencil bangle, Noma Copley
    est: $5000/7000

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  • Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Fine Jewelry Auction

    Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Fine Jewelry Auction

    A Gent's Rolex Datejust II two-tone wristwatch
    est: $5000/7000

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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

    B.A. Bremond Swiss cylinder music box
    est: $15,000/25,000

    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

    A pair of Meissen figural sweetmeat dishes
    est: $3000/4000

    Currently accepting consignments for this auction; contact us today.
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  • Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Fine Jewelry Auction

    Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Fine Jewelry Auction

    A high karat gold woven chain and pendant
    est: $3000/5000

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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

    Currently accepting consignments for this auction; contact us today.
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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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