February 21, 2017 - Decorative Art Auction

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Lot# 1001 A Royal Vienna-style porcelain chocolate set

Early 20th century, Hohenberg, the platter, cups and saucers with embellished ''beehive'' mark, the platter with impressed and over-gilt printed maker's mark of C.M. Hutschenreuther, each gilt-highlighted on a cobalt ground, all but the saucers adorned with a figural scene signed ''F. Listner'' or ''Listner'' and titled to underside, comprising: a chamfered rectangular platter titled ''Telemach auf der Ynsel Calipso'' (.75'' H x 13.5'' W x 9.25'' D); a chocolate pot lacking lid, titled ''Bachantinnen'' (5.125'' H x 4'' W x 3'' D); a lidded cream pot titled ''Orpheus m. Euretice'' (4.875'' H x 3.375'' W x 2.875''); a covered sugar bowl titled ''Die gefesselte Venus'' (3.25'' H x 3.25'' Dia.); and two cups and saucers, one with lid, the cups titled ''Musik'' and ''Paesie und Hunst'' (each cup: 2.375'' H x 2.75'' W x 2.25'' D; each saucer: .625'' H x 4.375'' Dia.), 8 pieces, est: $800/1200

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Lot# 1002 A pair of Continental pietra dura plaques

Early 20th century, each pietra dura plaque depicting an angel playing a musical instrument, the first playing a horn, the second a tambourine, each within a gothic-style carved giltwood frame, 2 pieces, each: 16.875'' H x 5.75'' W x 1.625'' D, est: $600/900

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Lot# 1003 An Italian micro-mosaic pin

Apparently unmarked, the pin-back gold-filled bezel centering an oval onyx stone with micro-mosaic inlay depicting Roman structures and a waterfall, 2'' H x 2.5'' W x 0.5'' D, est: $700/900

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Lot# 1004 A Continental cameo-mounted bronze jewelry casket

19th century, surmounted by an oblong figural cameo inset within a foliate-molded bezel, the domed gilt-bronze hinged lid atop a spreading hexagonal body, each face with an inset cameo portrait centered by an oblong bezel, one cameo hinged to reveal a keyhole, raised overall on scrolling foliate feet, 5.25'' H x 10'' W x 7.5'' D, est: $600/800

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Lot# 1005 A group of three Turkish silver wedding mirrors

The first: pre-1923, with Tughra mark of the Sultan and standard mark; the second and third: second quarter 20th century, the second marked ''U70'' and ''900'', the third marked ''900'', each circular mirror plate within a scalloped-edge surround, chased and repousse-decorated throughout with flowers, foliage and rocaille, 3 pieces, the first: 1'' H x 11.625'' Dia., est: $1000/1500

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Lot# 1006 A Vienna enameled bronze miniature vanity table

Late 19th/early 20th century, stamped ''Austria'', enameled elements signed ''Gamet'', a miniature bureau plat in gilt-bronze, the hinged foliate-molded top enameled with a courting couple in repose, lifting to reveal a mirror-backed fitted interior housing two circular similarly enameled compacts, an amethyst guilloche-enameled lipstick case and an amethyst glass and guilloche enameled perfume vial, overall: 4.375'' H x 8.125'' W x 4.875'' D, est: $1000/1500

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Lot# 1007 Eight Continental porcelain vanity boxes

Late 19th through 20th century, the first: with blue overglaze Sevres-style intertwined ''L'' maker's mark centering ''B'', signed to cover ''Heny'', ship-form, gilt-painted over a cobalt ground, the top centering a painted figural scene; the second: signed ''Limoges France / Peint Main ** / Exinious'', in the form of a halved avocado; the third: with Capodimonte-style crowned ''N'' maker's mark, bombe rectangular form, with molded hand-painted putti; the fourth: Limoges maker's mark, inscribed ''Le Collec a Paris, France'', rectangular, gilt-painted over a green ground; the fifth: inscribed ''Dessine et peint / entierement a la main / por le collec a Paris, France'', serpentine outline, gilt-painted on an orange ground, the lid centering a painted guitar; the sixth: inscribed as above, rectangular, painted in black on a gilt ground; the seventh: with Sevres-style intertwined ''L'' maker's mark centering ''G'', inscribed ''Made in France'', signed to cover ''Aube'', scalloped circular form, gilt-painted over a cobalt ground, the cover centering a painted figural scene; the eighth: inscribed ''Limoges'', rectangular, gilt-painted over a cobalt ground with Chinoiserie motifs, 8 pieces, the largest: 3.25'' H x 6'' W x 3.625'' D, est: $700/900

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Lot# 1008 Four Continental enameled bronze compacts

Late 19th/early 20th century, the first: marked ''Sterling / 8585 / Nis Ell Wien 1. Karntnerstr 26'' with additional marks, gilt-washed with brown guilloche enameling, the lid decorated with a reclining nude and a putto; the second: marked for .800 silver, gilt-washed, chased and engraved, the lid decorated with Renaissance-era figures; the third and fourth, each apparently unmarked, gilt metal with guilloche enameling, one centering a canal scene, the other a seated lady, 4 pieces, the largest: 3.25'' H x 3.375'' W x 0.375'' D, est: $1000/2000

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Lot# 1009 Four diminutive guilloche-enameled cabinet vases

Late 19th/early 20th century, the first signed ''Vile'', the second signed ''Roiby'', the third signed ''S. Lawnoy'', the fourth apparently unsigned, each enameled brass vase decorated with a figure in a landscape, 4 pieces, the first/largest: 6.375'' H x 2'' Dia., est: $800/1200

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Lot# 1010 Six St. Louis ''Thistle'' champagne flutes

Mid-20th century, each with acid-etched maker's mark to underside ''Cristal / St. Louis / France'', of molded and gilt-highlighted clear and colored glass, comprising two red, two green and two sky blue stems, 6 pieces, each: 7.5'' H x 2.625'' Dia., est: $800/1200

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Lot# 1011 A Lalique ''Caille'' art glass bowl

Second half 20th century, acid-etched maker's mark ''Lalique France'', clear and frosted glass, the octagonal bowl relief-decorated to each side with quail and foliage, 4'' H x 12.5'' Dia., est: $500/700

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Lot# 1012 A LeCoultre Atmos mantel clock

1970s, Swiss, serial number ''304084'', marked to stippled lapis-colored dial ''Fifteen 15 / Jewels JWL / Switzerland / unadjusted / LeCoultre & Cie / Atmos'', with original Le Coultre label to forward glazed panel, torsion pendulum, 9.25'' H x 8.25'' W x 6.25'' D, est: $1000/1500

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Auction Information

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Decorative Art Auction

Sale Location:
145 East Walnut Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016

Friday, February 17: 10am-4pm
Saturday, February 18: 10am-2pm
Monday, February 20: 10am-4pm
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