• 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 Handel bronze table lamp with reverse-painted ''peacock'' shade
    est; $10.000/15,000
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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

    Edgar A. Payne (1883-1947 Los Angeles, CA) ''Desert Nomads''
    est:$15,000/20,000
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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 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 large Apache basketry bowl
    est: $600/900
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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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First quarter 19th century, an assembled partial service comprising: 6 soup plates centered by an armorial crest and monogrammed ''JB'' (four with grey printed crown and script New Bond Street mark, two marked in red painted script ''Chamberlains Worcester'') (each 2'' H x 9.5'' Dia.); 2 bowls centered by a floral sprig (each lacking factory mark, one numbered in red ''298'') (one 1.75'' H, the other 2'' H, each 7.75'' Dia.); 8 dessert plates centered by an armorial crest and monogrammed ''JB'' (five with grey printed crown and script New Bond Street mark, one marked in red painted script ''Chamberlains Worcester'', and two marked in red painted script ''Chamberlains Worcester 155 New Bond Street London''), 2 dessert plates centered by a floral sprig (one with red printed crown and script New Bond Street mark, the other unmarked), and 2 dessert plates centered by a gilt monogram ''CTL'' (?) (each with grey printed crown and script New Bond Street mark) (each 1.25'' H x 8.5'' Dia.); 9 dinner plates centered by an armorial crest and monogrammed ''JB'' (eight with grey printed crown and script New Bond Street mark, one unmarked) (each 1.25'' H x 9.25'' Dia.); 6 teacups centered to interior by a floral sprig (each lacking factory mark, four numbered in red ''292'', one numbered in red ''298''), and 2 teacups with blank centers to interior (each lacking factory mark, each numbered in red ''298'') (each 2.75'' H x 3.375'' Dia.); 9 saucers centered by a floral sprig (each lacking factory mark, five numbered in red ''298''); 1 oval platter centered by an armorial crest and monogrammed ''JB'' (grey printed crown and script New Bond Street mark) (1'' H x 10'' W x 7.5'' D); 1 square rimmed serving dish platter centered by an armorial crest and monogrammed ''JB'' (grey printed crown and script New Bond Street mark) (1.5'' H x 8.25'' W x 8.25'' D); 1 cartouche-shaped rimmed serving dish platter centered by an armorial crest and monogrammed ''JB'' (grey printed crown and script New Bond Street mark) (1.75'' H x 9.5'' W x 7.75'' D); 1 wine coaster with scrolled handles and blank center (lacking factory mark) (2.5'' H x 6.75'' Dia.); and 1 deep circular serving bowl platter centered by an armorial crest and monogrammed ''JB'' (grey printed crown and script New Bond Street mark) (4'' H x 10.75'' Dia.); each piece white-ground, with borders painted in the ''Rich Kakiemon'' style in the ''Dejeuney'' pattern of polychrome flowers within trellised oval cartouches on a cobalt blue ground with gilt foliate ornamentation, 51 pcs, , est: $2500/3500
*Price Realized: $3,600.00


Provenance: Property of a Private Collection, Altadena, CA. Condition: Generally good condition. General scratches and wear, and minor rubbed wear to gilt decoration commensurate with age and use. A few pieces with slight inherent potting imperfections. One soup plate with a few inherent glaze imperfections to center. One dessert plate with a .5'' x .75'' chip and a .5'' x .125'' chip to top along rim. Two dessert plates with a hole drilled to foot for hanging wire, one of these with two .25'' x .125'' chips along top of rim, the other with a .25'' x .125'' chip and a .375'' x .0625'' chip along top of rim. One dinner plate with a .625'' x .125'' chip along top of rim. Two dinner plates with chips to foot. Three teacups with a minute chip to rim. One teacup with an overpainted restoration to rim. Two saucers with minor chips to foot. Two saucers with tight hairline cracks to underside.

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