Fine Artwork, Porcelain & Decorative Arts

January 14, 2012

  • Auction Name:Fine Artwork, Porcelain & Decorative Arts
  • Auction Date: January 14, 2012 - 1 pm Eastern
  • Absentee & Phone Bidders: Please complete the Bidder Form and fax to 561-536-4123.
1 - ANTIQUE GERMAN SILVER SINGING BIRD MUSIC BOX
Antique German silver bird music box with raised designs throughout depicting people singing and playing instruments. Has cabochon cut round multicolor stones throughout. Has operating switch to front. Back holds hidden compartment for key. Original key included. 19th century. Measures 1 3/4" height x 4 1/4" length x 2 7/8" depth (4.4cm x 10.7cm x 7.3cm). Total weight of 17.075 ozt / 531 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1000.
2 - ANTIQUE MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR COIN BELT
Holds 16 Morgan silver dollar coins. Coin years and mints in order are 1887, 1882 San Francisco, 1888 San Francisco, 1884 New Orleans, 1887 San Francisco, 1921 Denver, 1882 San Francisco, 1897, 1880 San Francisco, 1885, 1880 San Francisco, 1896, 1880 New Orleans, 1890, 1921 Denver & 1892. Has sterling silver frame. Fits waists approx. 25 1/2" to 29 1/2" length x 1 1/2" width (64.7cm - 74.9cm + 3.8cm). Total weight of 16.655 ozt. / 518.0 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
3 - ROYAL COPENHAGEN FLORA DANICA PORCELAIN DISH
Royal Copenhagen Danish porcelain oval raised egg bowl dish in the Flora Danica pattern. Holds wave mark with FMX artist initials. Also marked 20/3557. Measures 1 1/2" height x 4 1/2" length x 3 1/2" depth (3.8cm x 11.4cm x 8.9cm). Total weight of 165 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.
4 - Pr ANTIQUE FRENCH BRONZE MEDALLION WALL PLAQUES
Pair of antique French bronze medallions representative of a young Orleans Franz Ferdinand, Prince de Joinville (1818-1900) and Marie Clémentine Léopoldine Caroline Clotilde, princess of Orleans (1817-1907). 19th century. Each measures 5 1/2" diameter (13.9cm). Total weight of 814 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
5 - ANTIQUE FRENCH BRONZE OF PENGUIN ON BASE SIGNED
Antique French gilded bronze figure depicting a penguin. Mounted on tiered red marble base. Late 19th century to early 20th century. Signed G. E. Mercier to side of bronze base. Measures 7" height x 3 1/4" width (8.2cm). Total weight of 1134 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.
6 - OLD SWIZA SHEFFIELD CARRIAGE CLOCK
Old Swiza Sheffield brass carriage clock. Gold face with raised scrolled floral designs throughout. Has silvered dial with black enamel Roman numerals and enamel beaded notches. Black hour, minute and second hands. Early 20th century. Measures 4" height x 2 5/8" width (10.1cm x 6.6cm). Total weight 431 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
7 - ANTIQUE ENGLISH SILVERPLATE TEA LEAVES CADDY
Antique hand chased silver plate tea caddy. Has repousse and chased design throughout depicting tea leaves. Holds impressed 88 and 79 to bottom. Has hinged cover with locking mechanism to front. Has two interior compartments with handled hinged cover. 18th/19th century. Measures 4" height x 6 1/8" length x 3 7/8" depth (10.1cm x 15.5cm x 9.8cm). Total weight of 1029 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.
8 - ANTIQUE EUROPEAN 800 SILVER REPOUSSE HINGED BOX
Antique European silver rectangular hinged box with intricate repoussé scene of villagers near a water trough with cow surrounded by raised tulip flowers. Sides decorated with repousse harvest fruits and vegetables. Holds 800 and maker's impressed marks to bottom. Measures 3/4" height x 5 3/8" length x 3 5/8" depth (1.9cm x 13.6cm x 9.2cm). Total weight of 8.845 ounces troy / 275 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.
9 - ANTIQUE EUROPEAN CARVED BONE DAGGER WITH HILT
Antique hand carved European bone dagger with sheath. Relief carved throughout depicting soldiers, lion's heads, shield and rat crest. Handle of dagger has figural bust design. 19th century. Measures 18" length (45.7cm) including sheath. Total weight of 464 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $700-$1000.
10 - RUSSIAN KHOLMOGORY BONE & IVORY POCKET WATCH STAND
Antique Russian bone & ivory pocket watch stand dated 1847. Has reticulated and etched designs throughout. Includes Antique Elgin beveled glass pocket watch. Has drawer to front. Made in Kholmo19th century. Measures 10 1/2" height x 6 1/2" width x 4" depth (26.6cm x 16.5cm x 10.1cm). Total weight of 705 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1800-$2000.
11 - CONTINENTAL IVORY COURTING COUPLE FIGURE
Hand carved figure in ivory of courting couple. The male figure is depicted with his arm around her while she gazes at the flower he has presented to her. Has ivory columnar base. Late 19th to early 20th century. Measures: 6 3/4" height (17.1cm). Total weight of 231 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $2400-$2800.
12 - CONTINENTAL IVORY JESUS ON THE CROSS TRIPTYCH
Fully hand carved triptych in Continental Ivory. Depicts a church steeple when closed. Opens up to reveal the Crucifixion scene. The two outer panels depict side views of the convicted thieves that were punished with Jesus. Set on tiered ivory base. Fine detail throughout. 18th/19th century. Measures 7 1/4" height x 2 7/8" width (18.4cm x 7.3cm). Total weight of 241 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $3000-$4000.
13 - CONTINENTAL CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF GERMAN HUNTER
Nice Continental ivory figure depicting a German hunter in leiderhausen. He is trotting along with a rifle to right hand and a fresh catch of elk hanging from stick in left hand. Mounted on black acrylic base. 19th/20th century. Measures 3 1/2" height (8.9cm). Total weight of 107 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$500.
14 - ANTIQUE HAND PAINTED ENAMEL ON COPPER TRIPTYCH
Antique hand painted enamel on copper triptych. Has a wooden frame with clad metal hinges. Exterior has ivory inlay and hook clasp. Interior has three mounted hand painted enamel on copper plaques depicting Saints and angels. Each has checkered gold and green floor. Has illuminated dove flying to top of center plaque. 18th/19th century. Measures 11 3/4" height x 12 1/4" width (29.8cm x 31.1cm). Total weight of 646 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1500-$2000.
15 - SERIES 1917 A $2 TWO DOLLAR BILL UNITED STATES
Series 1917 two dollar bill. Serial number D63691775A.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
16 - 1899 A $1 ONE DOLLAR SILVER CERTIFICATE BILL U.S.
United States series 1899 one dollar silver certificate bill. Serial number H19615746A.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
17 - AFRICAN RELIEF CARVED IVORY SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS
Pair of African carved ivory salt & pepper shakers. Each having a relief scene depicting elephants in the jungle. Has figural elephant finial to cover. Each approx.3 1/2" height (8.9cm). Total weight of 91 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
18 - IMPERIAL RUSSIAN EAGLE SILVER & GUILLOCHE HANDLE
Imperial Russian figural Eagle head walking cane handle. Constructed of silver and completed with a gold wash. Neck has a stunning purple guilloche enamel cylinder with double headed eagle Russian coat of arms crest with diamond set to center. Blue cabochon stones set to eagle's eyes. Has threaded screw to bottom for attaching to cane. Holds Faberge marks to rim with 88 zolotnik mark and Anders Johan Navalinen workmaster marks. Measures 4 1/4" height x 3" width (10.7cm x 7.6cm). Total weight of 39.6 grams / 61.7 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
19 - ANTIQUE STERLING SILVER THERMOMETER HOLDER
Antique George W. Shiebler & Co. American sterling silver thermometer holder. Has a stunning reticulated scrolled floral design throughout with winged cherubs. Exquisitely designed throughout. Holds makers marks to side with 4928. Late 19th to early 20th century. Measures 13 1/2" length x 3" width (34.2cm x 7.6cm). Total weight of 209 grams / 6.75 ounces troy.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$500.
20 - RUSSIAN HAND PAINTED LACQUER BOX w NUDE SIRENS
Hand painted Russian papier mache lacquer box. Has rectangular footed shape. Exquisite hand painted scene depicting nude sirens of the lake. Signed Chistov. Hand painted over black background. Red lacquer interior. Measures 7 3/4" length x 6 1/8" width x 2" height (19.6cm x 15.5cm x 5.1cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $700-$1000.
21 - LUCIEN PICCARD 14K YG & FIRE OPAL BRACELET WATCH
14k yellow gold Lucien Piccard fire opal bracelet watch. Marked 14k to clasp. Measures 6 7/8" length x 1 1/8" width (17.4cm x 2.8cm). Total weight of 25 dwt / 39 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1500-$2500.
22 - Pr OF 14K YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND & ONYX EARRINGS
Pair of 14k yellow gold earrings. Each elegantly mounted with onyx and diamond stones. Each measures approx. 1 1/8" height x 9/16" width (2.8cm x 1.4cm). Total weight of 16dwt / 25 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1200-$1600.
23 - 14K YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND ONYX PEARL PENDANT
14k yellow gold pendant having diamond, onyx & pearl center. Has removable bale. Measures 1 5/8" height x 1" width (4.1cm x 2.5cm). Total weight of 7.9dwt / 12 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
24 - CARTIER TRINITY ROLLER BALL PEN WITH CABOCHON RUBY
Pasha de Cartier 18k yellow gold plate Trinity bordeaux roller ball pen having ruby cabochon spinel. Completed with 18k yellow gold finish. Marked 1988 1796. Includes original Cartier suede cover sleeve. Measures 5 5/8" length (14.2cm). Total weight of 61 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
25 - PAIR GORHAM STERLING SILVER CANDELABRAS
Two sterling silver candelabras, with single stick and connecting three candle heads with serpentine scrolling arm, finished boarder in a trailing floral relief. Hall marked Gorham STERLING, pattern 1130, and manufactured in the 1980’s. Measures: 12 ½” High x 12” Wide (31.75 cm x 30.48 cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.
26 - ANTIQUE EUROPEAN 800 SILVER PIERCED CHERUBS BOWL
Fine antique European 800 silver cherubs centerpiece bowl. Has incredible reticulated design throughout depicting floral wreaths with leaves. Center has repousse cherubs scene with flowers and chasework depicting grass, castle and trees to background. Holds 800 silver mark with what appears to be a crown mark. Probably German or Austrian. 18th/19th century. Measures 14 3/4" length x 12" depth x 2 3/4" height (37.4cm x 30.5cm x 6.9cm). Total weight of 21.98ozt / 683 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1000.
27 - 2 ANTIQUE GERMAN SILVER POWDER COMPACTS
2 antique German silver powder compacts. One has a scrolled chase and pinstripe design, marked 900 silver and holds the maker's marks AKP. The other has a mounted spade design and is marked Alpacca to latch, possibly silverplate. Late 19th to early 20th century. Each approx. 3" diameter (7.6cm). Total weight of 185 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
28 - Pr FINE ANTIQUE ENGLISH SILVERPLATE CANDLESTICKS
Pair of finely crafted English silver plated weighted candlesticks. Each has an exquisite Corinthian Greek column design. Has a raised scroll throughout base with beaded borders. Includes original beaded cover inserts. 18th/19th century. Each measures approx. 11 1/4" height x 4 3/8" width x 4 3/8" depth (28.5cm x 11.1cm x 11.1cm). Total weight of 2068 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
29 - LOT OF 3 ANTIQUE ENGLISH REPOUSSE BERRY SPOONS
Lot of 3 sterling silver repousse berry spoons. Each has intricate raised floral and fruit designs throughout. One has apple design to bowl. Each holds hall marks to reverse of handle. 19th century. Each approx. 9" length (22.8cm). Total weight of 7.275ozt / 226 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
30 - SORENSEN STERLING SILVER CARVING SET MID 20TH CENT
W & S. Sorensen, Horsens, Denmark, 1960-1987. Sterling silver, carving knife and fork set, modern design “Patricia” pattern with original padded hard case. Stainless steel blade, hall marked handles W & S. SORENSEN, STERLING, DENMARK. Measures: Knife 13” (33.5 cm), Fork 11” (28.5 cm) + Case 14” (36 cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.
31 - FINE EUROPEAN STERLING GRAPE CLUSTER CANDLESTICK
Beautiful ornate sterling silver grape candlestick. Exquisitely designed throughout depicting grape clusters and vines with scrolled designs. Holds 12Lo6 and PW workmaster marks to side of base. 18th/19th century. Measures 14" height x 6" width x 6" depth (35.6cm x 15.2cm x 15.2cm). Total weight of 21.525 ozt / 669 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
32 - ANTIQUE EUROPEAN SILVERPLATE PIERROT TABLE BELL
Enchanting antique European silver plate figural clown table bell. Depicts pierrot bending over with the bell balancing on it's back. When the button is pushed, his head kicks back to tap the bell. Repousse scrolled base border design. Holds W.M. impressed mark to side of base. 18th/19th century. Measures 7 3/4" height x 4" width (19.6cm x 10.1cm). Total weight of 21.100 ozt / 656 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
33 - ANTIQUE PRUSSIAN SILVER REPOUSSE TABLE LANTERN
Stunning antique Prussian sterling silver table lantern. Has scrolled beast handle with leaf form design. Has repousse grape cluster and vine design with beaded borders. Has cone snuffer attached to chain with rest to side. Holds German Prussian Crown over Cross mark with Impressed W. Also holds C. Stumpp & Son marks to bottom. 18th/19th century. Measures 4 5/8" height x 4 5/8" width (11.7cm x 11.7cm). Total weight of 6.550 ozt / 203 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
34 - GERMAN SILVER JEWELED MAN PLAYING FIDDLE ON DONKEY
Stunning antique German sterling silver figure depicting a man wearing leiderhosen playing the violin while riding on a donkey. Jeweled throughout with cabochon cut emerald, ruby and sapphire stones. Holds maker mark and silver purity mark to base. 19th century. Measures 8" height x 7 1/4" length x 3 1/4" depth (20.3cm x 18.4cm x 8.2cm). Total weight of 20.605ozt / 640 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1000.
35 - JENS SIGSAARD DANISH SILVER SCROLLED PITCHER
Danish silver hand water pitcher. Has raised ribbed design to sides of body. Has four scrolled feet. Ebony handle. Holds three tower mark guaranteeing a silver purity minimum of 826/1000 and dated 1937 to bottom. Bottom also holds Jens Sigsaard workmaster marks. Measures 8 1/8" height x 8 1/2" width (20.6cm x 21.6cm). Total weight of 18.150 ozt / 564 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $700-$900.
36 - HUNDERTWASSER ROSENTHAL FLOWERHOUSE
Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Vienne, Austria, December 15, 1928-February 19, 2000. A decorative art piece in ceramic of architectural design, reminiscent of the natural growth and colors applied by Hundertwasser, for Rosenthal, titled “Blumenhaus” (Flower house). Each side is a panel of doors, windows and color individual in style. Limited Edition number 32 of 500 copies, dated 1983, catalogue Raisonne: APA 218 (856), page 1052. Measures: 9 ½” High x 7” Square (24 cm x 17.78 cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $2000-$3000.
37 - PICASSO MADOURA STUDIO POTTERY BOWL
Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881-1973. Earthenware dish, yellow, brown, beige and black hand painted, depicting the famous Matador scene, made famous by artist Pablo Picasso. The high gloss finish interior, with bull fight scene in relief, is contrasted by a matte finish exterior, and shaped in a deep, round form. Created at the Madoura Pottery in Vallauris workshop where Picasso created thousands of ceramic pieces between 1947 and 1971. Inscribed on verso Madoiura Empreinte Originale de Picasso, 113 of limited edition of 150, and K 115 identity mark. Measures: 2 ½” High x 6 ½” + 13” Square shadow box frame (Diameter 6.60 cm x 16.76 cm + 33.02 cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $2500-$3500.
38 - MAJOLICA POTTERY COPELAND PITCHER LEAF SNAIL
Majolica, earthenware by Copeland, in deep chocolate brown, green and yellow slip, fully expanded leaves on vining branches in relief, highlighted with snail and grape cluster, continuing with turquoise interior and brown branch handle. Impressed COPELAND mark on bottom. Measures: 7 ½” High x 7” Wide (19.05 cm x17.78 cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
38a - PALISSY WARE MAJOLICA FIGURAL LOBSTER PLATE
Very nice Palissy Ware majolica figural lobster dinner plate. Holds impressed maker's marks to bottom. 19th century. Measures 9" diameter (22.8cm). Total weight of 845 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $100-$150.
39 - ASTON MAJOLICA LOW BASKET WEAVE TEAPOT
Antique Aston Majolica earthenware low teapot with brown basket weave and cobalt design and raised floral designs. Has hinged pewter cover. Holds raised Aston globe mark with registration mark. 19th century. Measures 3 1/4" height x 6 3/4" length 8.2cm x 17.1cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
40 - J. HOLDCROFT ENGLISH MAJOLICA LILY POND TRAY
Beautiful J. Holdcroft English Majolica lily pond design rectangular handled serving tray. Holds impressed J. HOLDCROFT marks to bottom. 19th century. Measures 13" length x 9 1/2" width (33cm x 24.1cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
41 - STOKE ON TRENT MAJOLICA LEAF COMPOTE
Beautiful Stoke On Trent English Majolica leaf design centerpiece compote. Holds blue raised Stoke On Trent mark to bottom. 19th century. Measures 2 3/4" height x 9 1/8" diameter (6.9cm x 23.1cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $100-$200.
42 - BLUE COBALT FLORAL ENGLISH MAJOLICA PITCHER
Antique Majolica earthenware pitcher with raised floral designs throughout over cobalt background and branch form handle. Has hinged pewter cover. 19th century. Measures 7 3/8" height (18.7cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $150-$250.
43 - ANTIQUE MAJOLICA YELLOW BASKETWEAVE PITCHER
Antique Majolica earthenware pitcher with green basket weave design throughout with raised floral designs throughout and branch form handle. Has hinged pewter cover. Holds three circle mark to bottom. 19th century. Measures 7" height (17.7cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $150-$250.
44 - ANTIQUE MAJOLICA PORCELAIN FLORAL PITCHER
Antique English Majolica earthenware pitcher with floral designs throughout. Has hinged pewter cover. Holds raised maker's mark to bottom. 19th century. Measures 5 1/2" height (13.9cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $150-$250.
45 - MAJOLICA POTTERY PITCHER LATTICE AND ROSE DESIGN
Majolica, earthenware pitcher, in navy, emerald green and brown slip, with a lattice work pattern encircling the piece, highlighting rose blossoms and thorny branches in relief, continuing with turquoise interior and brown branch handle and foot. Measures: 7 ¼” High x 6 ½” Wide (18.41 cm x 16.51 cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$500.
46 - ROSEVILLE SUNFLOWER OVOID HANDLED VASE 10"
Roseville American pottery Sunflower vase having ovoid vase with two handles. Measures 10" height x 6 3/4" width (25.5cm x 17.1cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1200.
47 - PAUL BOGATAY CERAMIC GLAZED BOWL 1949
Paul Bogatay (AMERICAN, 1905) American pottery ceramic glazed bowl. Stunning blue over clay red glazed design. Signed Bogatay and dated 1949 to bottom. Measures 4 3/4" height x 11 1/2" diameter (12.0cm x 29.2cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $1000-$1500.
48 - PFEIFFER & LOWENSTEIN OSBORNE AUSTRIAN VASE
Antique Pfeiffer & Lowenstein hand painted Austrian porcelain vase depicting a landscape scene with peacock bird. Finely painted with enameling and Signed Osborne. Vase is completed with gilt overlay. Holds green underglaze Imperial Austria Pfeiffer & Lowenstein marks to bottom, Founded in 1873 by Ludwig Lowenstein in Ostrov , Czech Republic Schlackenwerth, Bohemia Austria. Made circa 1914 - 1918. Measures 10 1/4" height x 6" diameter (26cm x 15.2cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
49 - GERMAN MAJOLICA CHARGER DEPICTING PAN
German Majolica round charger depicting pan or satyr playing horn. Holds impressed 158 to bottom. 19th century. Measures 12" diameter (30.4cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.