• 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

    Jack Wilkinson Smith (1873-1949 Alhambra, CA) California Coast
    est:$20,000/30,000
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  • 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 large Apache basketry bowl
    est: $600/900
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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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  • 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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  • 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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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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London, the teapot and double-handled waste bowl date marked 1820, with makers mark of Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard; the later milk jug date marked 1831, with makers mark of Edward, Edward Jr., John and William Barnard; comprising; a teapot (5.25'' H x 11'' W), a waste bowl (4'' H x 8'' W), and a milk jug (3.75'' H x 6'' W); each repousse-decorated with floral and foliate bands and gadrooned borders, with later gilt wash, 3 pcs, gross weight: 48.2 oz troy tw approximately, est: $1000/2000


Note: The long-lived firm of Barnard was founded circa 1680 by Anthony Nelme, and underwent many changes of ownership over the years until it became a subsidiary of Padgett & Braham Ltd. in 1977. From 1796 Edward Barnard I served the firm as a manager, and after owner John Emes' death in 1808, became partner alongside Emes' wife Rebecca. After she withdrew in 1829 he became proprietor, along with his sons Edward Barnard II, John Barnard, and William Barnard, trading under the name Edward Barnard and Sons. Provenance: Private Collection, Santa Barbara, CA. Condition: Good condition overall. General light marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Teapot with heavier rubbed wear and pitting to surfaces. Handle and finial of teapot with typical discoloration and cracking due to age. The gilding probably later.

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