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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Jackfield Teapot,
Lot # 144 - Jackfield Teapot,
with melon ribbed body & bracket handle. Early 19th century; 10" tall. > Item Details
Two Fine Mahogany Dressing Boxes,
Lot # 377 - Two Fine Mahogany Dressing Boxes,
the first with mahogany veneer, "barber pole" stringing on the lid, and interior with 7 compartments, 5 with original lids; 4.5" high x 10.5" wide x 7" deep. AND a mahogany-veneered dresser box with a crotch-veneered lid, 2 drawers, on bun feet; 5.5" high x 13.75" wide x 9.25" deep. Both are publi... > Item Details
Windsor Rocker with Headrest and Original Paint,
Lot # 97 - Windsor Rocker with Headrest and Original Paint,
seven spindles, stepdown-type crest and headrest, scrollcut arms and bamboo-turned legs and stretchers. In original grungy paint-decorated surface consisting of a gold ground with red and green freehand foliate designs, American, ca 1820-1840; 15.5" (seat) x 46" (overall). > Item Details
Fine English Tea Caddy,
Lot # 361 - Fine English Tea Caddy,
sarcophagus-shape, in rosewood veneer, with an ivory-inlaid escutcheon and original brass handle. Interior with 2 containers in rosewood veneer and with a red leather lining; 6.75" high x 12.5" wide x 6" deep. Published in Burgess, 19th Century Wooden Boxes, p. 121. > Item Details
LOT 51J: Oil on Canvas by Harold Hume Piffard,
Lot # 591 - LOT 51J: Oil on Canvas by Harold Hume Piffard,
signed lower right. A fine genre scene of a brother and sister pondering a seated figure of Ramses. He holds and apple, while she glances at a balsa glider on the museum floor. Has a 1930s look. 35.5 x 28", in its original academy-style frame. Harold Hume Piffard was a 19th-20th century European g... > Item Details
<i>The Bay of Fundy</i> by A. Fletcher,
Lot # 505 - The Bay of Fundy by A. Fletcher,
oil on canvas, signed in the lower right. A fine, evening image of the Canadian coast, with a full moon and crashing waves. In a modern frame; 17.75" x 39.5" (w/o frame), 21.5" x 43.5" (w/frame). > Item Details
London Repousse Sterling Waste Bowl,
Lot # 420 - London Repousse Sterling Waste Bowl,
bearing the hallmark of E. and J. Barnard, and the date letter for 1856-7. A wonderfully rococo bowl covered from bottom to top with chased, engraved, and repousse' decoration, including flowers and C-scrolls, and with a gilt interior, C-scroll handles, and scrolled feet with grotesques. 5.25" hig... > Item Details
Marked Old Hickory Octagonal Table,
Lot # 399 - Marked Old Hickory Octagonal Table,
mixed woods, marked on one leg OLD HICKORY FURN. CO. MARTINSVILLE, IND. Octagonal top with splayed legs and box stretcher; 29" x 25.25" x 25.25". > Item Details
Patriotic Needlework with Eagle and Flags,
Lot # 285 - Patriotic Needlework with Eagle and Flags,
polychrome silk on a light blue, silk ground. With a spread-winged eagle perched atop 4 U.S.flags, a U.S. shield, and an olive branch, with a banner in his beak reading, E PLURIBUS UNUM. In a gilt frame. East Asian (as all these types are); 18" x 21.5" (w/o frame), 23.75" x 27.5" (w/o frame). > Item Details
Oriental Rug,
Lot # 41 - Oriental Rug,
in black and red, with a foliate center and border; 40" x 53". > Item Details
Adrian City Nursery Catalog
Lot # 439 - Adrian City Nursery Catalog
accordion-folded 8vo in leather wraps with 70 ribbon-mounted chromolithographed images of various fruits, flowers and vegetables and 3 of the nursery itself. > Item Details
Wheeling Cut Nail Trade Sign,
Lot # 15 - Wheeling Cut Nail Trade Sign,
oak, with a moulded frame. With its original paper label and with many examples of their cut nails wonderfully arranged, along with their slogan, From Mine to Market. In a fine, old finish; 38" x 46". > Item Details
Figural Cast Iron String Holder & Match Safe,
Lot # 229 - Figural Cast Iron String Holder & Match Safe,
the first in the form of a ball of string, with a hinge at the bottom to open, and marked on the base FEBY 14, 1880. The second has a hinged lid that reads, SELF CLOSING FOR MATCHES. &C PATENTED. DEC. 20. 1864. D.M & Co. NEW HAVEN. String holder is 5.5" high x 6.5" diameter (at the base); matchsaf... > Item Details
Bijar Oriental Rug,
Lot # 39 - Bijar Oriental Rug,
in red, blue, and orange; 114" x 79.5". > Item Details
Middle-Eastern Scene with Young Woman,
Lot # 54 - Middle-Eastern Scene with Young Woman,
oil on canvas, unsigned, with artist name on paper fragment on stretcher F M Brand. A detailed portrayal of a richly attired woman, likely member of a harem, with half-robed slave girl looking on against background of Persian carpets; 21.25" x 29.25", unframed. > Item Details
Whirligig with Laundry-Washing Mammy,
Lot # 391 - Whirligig with Laundry-Washing Mammy,
wood, iron, and tin; the washtub appears to be made from an old tin can. A well-made whirligig with a house and a mammy doing laundry. When the blades rotate, the mammy scrubs up and down. In early 2nd or 3rd paint, mounted on a newer wood block; 28" high x 22.5" wide. > 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
Folk Art Watercolor of Flowers, Heart, & Butterflies,
Lot # 214 - Folk Art Watercolor of Flowers, Heart, & Butterflies,
ca 1860, unsigned. A charming, primitive watercolor of a flowerpot and flowers, with stenciled butterflies and stars, in shades of russet, yellow and green; 7.75" x 12" without frame, 9.5" x 13.5" with frame. > Item Details
Fine Edwardian Breakfront Bookcase,
Lot # 407 - Fine Edwardian Breakfront Bookcase,
5-piece, in mahogany with pine secondary. Lower case with 4 crotch mahogany-veneered doors all with adjustable shelves. Upper cases all with brass trim, brass mesh fronts, and adjustable shelves. With a lift-off, moulded cornice. England, ca 1900-1920; 87.75" high x 108.5" wide x 15.5" deep. > Item Details
LOT 51F: Oil on Canvas of  A Chow Chow by J. Duncan MacGregor,
Lot # 587 - LOT 51F: Oil on Canvas of A Chow Chow by J. Duncan MacGregor,
signed and dated lower left J. Duncan MacGregor 1940. A well-executed oil on canvas of a recumbant red Chow Chow dog named Co-Panse; 30" x 22" without frame, 35.5" x 28" with frame. > Item Details
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