Lot 207    

Shark Vertebrae Cane
11/17/2012 - Fall Fine and Decorative Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Early 20th century. Body of cane composed of shark's spinal column, silver knob with 10k gold ring, silver and copper tip; lg. 35.5 in.
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<i>October</i> by Harry DeYoung
Lot # 260 - October by Harry DeYoung
Harry Anthony DeYoung (American, 1893-1956).  Oil on canvas board, signed Harry DeYoung 52 l.r.; 11.5 x 15.5 in. (sight) > Item Details
Portrait of Colonel John Whitelocke, After Sir William Beechey
Lot # 66 - Portrait of Colonel John Whitelocke, After Sir William Beechey
19th century. Oil on canvas, unsigned and housed in a period gilt and gesso frame; 30 x 25 in. (sight).  A plaque bearing title of the sitter and artist attribution is attached, and typed label on verso offering the same. > Item Details
Pietra Dura Italian Plaque
Lot # 366 - Pietra Dura Italian Plaque
Italian, probably 20th century.  Inlaid design of a parrot with multi-colored feathers perched on a branch bearing three fruits or berries; 33.75 x 22 in. (sight). > Item Details
Hudson River School Painting
Lot # 162 - Hudson River School Painting
American, 19th century. Oil on canvas; an unsigned work and probably with South American subject matter.  Executed in the Hudson River School tradition; moulded frame with sanding; 14.5 x 19 in. (sight). > Item Details
Interior Scene by Minnie C. Lieber
Lot # 230 - Interior Scene by Minnie C. Lieber
Minnie C. Lieber (American, 19th century). Oil on canvas, signed l.r., man reading with symbols of natural history beside him; 17.5 x 22.5 in. (sight). > Item Details
Early American Portrait Miniature on Ivory
Lot # 155 - Early American Portrait Miniature on Ivory
American, ca 1835.  Portrait of a woman, in red coral jewelry, painted on ivory; 5 x 4 in. (sight). > Item Details
English Porcelain Mustard Pot and Tureen
Lot # 109 - English Porcelain Mustard Pot and Tureen
English. A lidded mustard pot naturalistically modeled as a cabbage with an affixed undertray in green and yellow, and a cabbage dessert tureen modeled as a small head of cauliflower on its side, the white florets enclosed by leaves shaded in tones of green and cream, both unmarked; cabbage tureen h... > Item Details
<i>Scaling Down</i> by Frank Weston Benson
Lot # 312 - Scaling Down by Frank Weston Benson
Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951), 1917. Etching on paper from an edition of 28, signed l.l. and dated 17 l.r. in graphite, catalogue raisonné Paff 120; 4 x 3 in. (plate). > Item Details
<i>Tiffany & Co.</i> Sterling Sugar Basket
Lot # 46 - Tiffany & Co. Sterling Sugar Basket
American, 20th century.  A Tiffany & Co. sterling silver sugar basket with cobalt liner, having a swing handle and pierced interlocking pattern on round, trumpeted foot, marked Tiffany & Co. / Makers / Sterling Silver / 925-1000; ht. 5.5 in. (with handle), silver wt. 3.74ozt (116.5... > Item Details
Folk Art Iron Sconce
Lot # 198 - Folk Art Iron Sconce
American. A folk art sheet iron sconce with a central candlestick flanked by two Geese with a horseshoe mounted to base; ht. 17.5, wd. 29.25, dp. 7.75 in. > Item Details
Staffordshire Hen Tureens
Lot # 113 - Staffordshire Hen Tureens
English, 19th century. A pair of Staffordshire tureens each having a hen-shaped cover resting on a nest or basket in red and yellow, unmarked; ht. 3.5 in. > Item Details
<i>E. G. Webster & Son</i> Silverplated Chambers
Lot # 41 - E. G. Webster & Son Silverplated Chambers
American (New York), second-half 19th century. A pair of Georgian-style silverplated chambersticks, each with rectangular tray having a gadrooned edge with shell corners, and an attached snuffer; marked for E. G. Webster and Son on underside; ht. 3.75 in. Note: E. G. Webster &... > Item Details
Traveling Novelty Inkwells
Lot # 218 - Traveling Novelty Inkwells
19th century. An assembled group of ten traveling novelty inkwells including a brass cowboy hat, a basketball, a brass dump weight, a water pump, two doctor's bags, two barrels, a bucket, and a decorative jar; water pump ht. 4 in. > Item Details
Heriz Rug
Lot # 470 - Heriz Rug
Iranian, ca 1930. A Heriz rug with stepped borders, centering a salmon field, in wool; 6 ft., 9 in. x 9 ft., 9 in., (81 in. x 117 in.; 206 cm x 297 cm). > Item Details
 Still Lifes of Fruit
Lot # 227 - Still Lifes of Fruit
Charles James Adams (British, 1859-1931).  Watercolor on paper, three still lifes of fruit, including two vertical, signed l.l., and one horizontal, signed l.r.; two 37.5 x 12.5 in., one 12.5 x 37.5 in. > Item Details
Benjamin Franklin Plaster Relief After Jean-Antoine Houdon
Lot # 168 - Benjamin Franklin Plaster Relief After Jean-Antoine Houdon
After Jean Houdon (French, 1741-1828).  Plaster relief, set in gilt frame, depicting a bust profile of a thoughtful Franklin, with plaque bearing his name, signed on verso Houdon, 1779/ Paris; 19 x 14.5 in. This is presumably a model after the artist's work. > Item Details
American Tall Case Clock
Lot # 185 - American Tall Case Clock
American (probably Boston), ca 1800. A tall case clock having a cherry case with reeded columns and finials, fretted crests, a moon-phase with eight-day time and strike brass movements, seconds and date dials, with pendulum and weights; ht. 94 in. > Item Details
Ten Framed Continental Miniatures on Ivory
Lot # 337 - Ten Framed Continental Miniatures on Ivory
Continental. A group of ten painted miniature ivory portraits including four unknown women, one labeled Countess Dubarry on verso, one young boy, three men, and one soldier, all in ivory frames, four appear to be signed by the same artist, three others have different signatures; ... > Item Details
Egyptian Revival Silver Bowl
Lot # 26 - Egyptian Revival Silver Bowl
German, 19th century. An Egyptian revival silver bowl by Wülker, ornamented with sphinxes and Medusa heads within a border, gilt wash on interior, and raised on tripod base with acanthus leaves and lion paw feet, marked for Frankfurt, also struck WÜLKER on border and leg; ht. 6.25, dia. 4.... > Item Details
Venetian Flower Girl by John Charles Arter
Lot # 364 - Venetian Flower Girl by John Charles Arter
John Charles Arter (American, 1860-1923), late 19th-early 20th century. Oil on canvas, a Venetian flower scene with girl, signed l.r.; 25 x 21.25 in. (sight). > Item Details
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