Lot 209    

Portuguese Street Scene by Lowell Ellsworth Smith,
2005, Furniture & Decorative Arts / Feb 3-4
watercolor on paper, signed lower right "LOWELL ELLSWORTH SMITH A.W.S., N.A.W.A." A fine scene in vivid colors; 9.75" x 6.75" (w/o frame); 20" x 17" (w/frame). Lowell Ellsworth Smith (1924- ), born in Canton, Ohio, studied at Miami University of Ohio and the Famous Artists School in Westport, CT; worked primarily as in illustrator until 1960 when he began teaching and painting full time.

Garth's, April 17, 1998, lot 61

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Fine Webster Seed Box,
Lot # 23 - Fine Webster Seed Box,
poplar, finger joint construction. Retains its original, vibrant, chromolithographed labels on the front and on the inside of the lid. 5.5" high x 28.75" wide x 15" deep. > Item Details
Inlaid Folk Art Box,
Lot # 370 - Inlaid Folk Art Box,
mixed woods, with all-over, polychrome-painted, geometric inlay, including stars on the front, sides and top. In a fine, old finish; 4.25" high x 12" wide x 7" deep. Published in Burgess, 19th Century Wooden Boxes, p. 50. > Item Details
Papier-Mâché Painted Cigar Case,
Lot # 337 - Papier-Mâché Painted Cigar Case,
with leather accordion sides, marbleized back, and rectangular 3/4 length portrait of a well-dressed young lady with open book in hand. American, ca 1830; 5.5" x 2.75". > Item Details
New England Maple Queen Anne Side Chair,
Lot # 251 - New England Maple Queen Anne Side Chair,
with moulded stiles, yoke crest and vasiform splat, turned front legs and stretchers, trifid feet. New England, ca 1750-1775; 17.75" (seat) x 41" (overall). > Item Details
Hippolyte Fauvel Beach Scene with Wagon and Figures,
Lot # 321 - Hippolyte Fauvel Beach Scene with Wagon and Figures,
oil on canvas, signed in the lower left H. Fauvel. A wonderful beach scene with a fisherman preparing to leave his wife and young son and head out to sea. Behind them, their boat, and next to them, his partner prepares their equipment in the back of a horse-drawn wagon. The darkening sky overhead... > Item Details
Wedgwood Jasperware Punch Pot,
Lot # 145 - Wedgwood Jasperware Punch Pot,
ca 1870. An unusual form with neo-classical decoration on a medium blue body; marked below with a date cipher in the form of a crescent; 9.5" from spout to handle & 4.75" tall.AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: An astute Ebayer has informed us that this is probably not Wedgwood, but rather an unnamed potter who wor... > Item Details
Blue and White Stars Quilt with Scalloped Edge,
Lot # 170 - Blue and White Stars Quilt with Scalloped Edge,
ca 1940, beautiful pattern with pieced stars in two shades of blue, blue scalloped edges, hand-quilted; approx. 86" x 80". > Item Details
Artist-Signed Rookwood Rooster,
Lot # 154 - Artist-Signed Rookwood Rooster,
a delightful polychrome glaze rooster on a square pedestal base, marked below with flame mark designation for 1946 and artist signed PF and 402; 5.25" tall. > Item Details
Stoneware Ante-Bellum Lady Decanter,
Lot # 486 - Stoneware Ante-Bellum Lady Decanter,
ca 1870-1890. An unusual stoneware form depicting an ante-bellum gentlewoman attired in winter garb including fur muff, lace-trimmed shawl and plumed hat which forms the lid. The handle is in the form of a flowing scarf which is attached mid-way down the body of the vessel; marked below in script L ... > Item Details
Baltimore Coin Silver Mug,
Lot # 419 - Baltimore Coin Silver Mug,
marked GEO. W. WEBB (Baltimore, Maryland, 1812-1890). With a cast, C-scroll handle and elaborate chased, engraved, repousse', and die-stamped decoration. Probably ca 1840-1860; 3.75" high x 3" diameter (at rim), and approx. 5 ozt (154 g). > Item Details
<i>L.C. Tiffany Favrile</i> Bowl,
Lot # 125 - L.C. Tiffany Favrile Bowl,
a golden iridescent circular example with low foot, slightly ribbed form and ground pontil; etched L.C. Tiffany Favrile on foot rim, with additional etched number 14983 on pontil; 8" across x 2.5" high. > Item Details
Large Leaded & Beveled Glass Window,
Lot # 267 - Large Leaded & Beveled Glass Window,
with teardrop borders and central floral medallion topped by a crown with faceted prisms, all in beveled leaded glass. Probably American, late 19th century; 63.75" x 58". > Item Details
Signed Art Pottery Center Bowl,
Lot # 157 - Signed Art Pottery Center Bowl,
a monumental Art Deco-style bowl formed of textured red clay resting on three knob feet, the interior decorated with stylized dancing human figures; signed below Dusso partially illegible; 20" diameter x 4.5" high. > Item Details
Early Hanging Spoon Cupboard,
Lot # 527 - Early Hanging Spoon Cupboard,
in pine, single glazed door, pierced scrollcut crest, wonderful old, probably original, painted surface. Interior with twelve notches for spoons and original green-painted surface, probably American, 19th century; 22.25" x 3.25" x 14". > Item Details
Unusual Early Rush Light,
Lot # 79 - Unusual Early Rush Light,
likely 18th century, with wooden shaft, hand wrought clamp with cantilevered handle with weight, and weighted by two pieces of sandstone, one round with faint bulls-eye decoration and one square with incised Greek key decoration; 18.75" tall. > Item Details
Fine Pair of Chinese Buddhist Stone Lohans,
Lot # 104 - Fine Pair of Chinese Buddhist Stone Lohans,
wonderfully carved on lotus bases. Northern China, early 20th century; 44.5" overall. > Item Details
Art Nouveau Sculpture of the Goddess Venus,
Lot # 196 - Art Nouveau Sculpture of the Goddess Venus,
bronzed lead?, possibly intended to depict Venus riding on horse-drawn shell, topped by fantastic sea creature and flanked by winged seahorses. Would be perfect for a garden, especially near a pool! 38" x 24" x 12". > Item Details
The Morgan Family Queen Anne High Chest of Drawers,
Lot # 416 - The Morgan Family Queen Anne High Chest of Drawers,
in cherry with poplar and pine secondary. Two piece, upper case with five graduated, thumb-moulded drawers, flat top and moulded cornice, and lower case with one long over three short thumb-moulded drawers with voluptuous skirt, cabriole legs and pad feet. Wethersfield, Connecticut, ca 1750-1775; ... > Item Details
Impressionist Garden Scene by W. Metzger,
Lot # 451 - Impressionist Garden Scene by W. Metzger,
oil on board, signed in the lower right. A handsome painting of a public park with trees, tables, chairs, and a few figures. Probably early 20th century, in a black-painted and gilt frame; 6.5" x 7.5" (w/o frame), 8.25" x 9.25" (w/frame). > Item Details
Patriotic Copper Wheel-Engraved Mercury Glass Tieback,
Lot # 128 - Patriotic Copper Wheel-Engraved Mercury Glass Tieback,
mid-19th century, with outstanding detailed engraving of a spread-winged, shield-breasted eagle holding arrows and olive branches in its talons, with eight stars within the shield and another seven scattered about the field; 4" diameter. > Item Details
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