February 18, 2014 - Antique & Decorative Art Auction Highlights

Lot# 1059 A pair of sterling silver figures of knights

Circa 1960, each marked to sword strap and to base ''Sterling .925'', each partially gilt and with ivory face and hands, each depicted standing, each wearing a suit of Continental armour and helmet with hinged visor, carrying a shield and weapons (one holding a mace, the other with his sword unsheathed) each mounted on a stepped square green onyx base, 2 pcs, the taller overall 22.5'' H x 7.5'' W x 7.5'' D, the other overall 21.25'' H x 7.5'' W x 7.5'' D, est: $7000/9000
*Price Realized: $14,400.00

Lot# 1096 A Chinese carved jade bowl

Bearing Qianlong mark, of gently flared circular form on a short foot, the exterior walls carved with four birds perched amongst flowering branches, 2.25'' H x 6'' Dia., est: $1000/1500
*Price Realized: $20,400.00

Lot# 1097 A Chinese carved hardwood ruyi scepter

Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), the oval head inset with a nephrite plaque carved with two bats and a peach, the pierced ''S''-form handle inset with nine carved plaques of various shapes and materials including glass, turquoise, serpentine, and quartz, 18.5'' H x 4.5'' W x 3.5'' D, est: $3000/5000
*Price Realized: $31,200.00

Lot# 1099 A Chinese two-piece erotic mystery panel

Late 18th / early 19th century, of silk-covered board, polychrome-painted and applied with carved colored stone and bone, the inset sliding top panel depicting a garden with a woman seated beside a table and a man motioning to another man climbing towards them over a wall as he grasps the branch of a willow tree; the bottom panel depicting a couple in an amorous embrace in an interior furnished with tables and a stool strewn with various articles, the garden visible in the background; the verso with an ink drawing depicting a man driving an ox on a road in a landscape, 9.75'' H x 7.5'' W x 0.75'' D, est: $1000/2000
*Price Realized: $11,685.00

Lot# 1121 A cold-painted bronze figural lamp, Franz Bergman

Circa 1900, Austria, with impressed ''B''-amphora foundry mark and stamped with illegible letters or numbers, in the form of an Arab seated on a camel beside a glass-topped lagoon, and a woman drawing water, the figures beneath a palm tree suspending carpets and a woven roof with a hanging lantern, 33'' H x 10.5'' W x 12'' D, est: $8000/12,000
*Price Realized: $18,000.00

Lot# 1151 Jean Dufy (1888-1964 French)

''Port de Honfleur'', French harbor village scene with boats and figures, watercolor and gouache on Canson & Montgolfier paper, sight size: 23.25'' H x 17'' W, est: $6000/8000
*Price Realized: $18,000.00

Lot# 1183 A Gorham Martele .950 silver jardiniere

1899, Providence, RI, with eagle mark over canceled lion-anchor-'G' mark, further marked ''950-1000 FINE'' and with sample number 2184 and date mark, also with scratched letters and ''80 oz'', oval-shaped, the undulating everted rim chased with foliage and blossoms on stems extending downwards along the interior of the lobed walls, raised on four foliage-decorated pad feet, the interior centering an engraved monogram ''MB'', 4.5'' H x 18.5'' W x 14.5'' D, 80 oz troy approximately, est: $15,000/20,000
*Price Realized: $34,512.50

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