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Sunday Highlights: • American, Californian, and European Fine Art including Paintings, Photography, Works on Paper, • Marble and Bronze Sculptures, Prints • Fine Continental Porcelains, plus Quality Crystal and China • 19th and 20th Century European and American Furniture • Sterling Silver Flatware and Hollowware • Large Collection of Persian and other Antique and Newer Rugs • Fine Jewelry and Timepieces • Arts & Crafts Pottery, Art Glass • Judaica Books • Chinese Jade and Hardstone Carvings, Ceramics, Scholar’s Objects, Metalwork, Snuff Bottles, • Paintings and Furniture; Japanese Cloisonné Enamel, Prints & Paintings together with • Buddhist Works of Art Saturday Highlights: • Asian Paintings, Ceramics, Jade, Metalwork, Hardstone Carvings, Furniture, Textiles, and Religious • Works of Art • Model Trains and Track, Comic Books, Vintage Appliances, Circus Dioramas, Dollhouses and Furnishings • Collector Pens, Ethnographic Masks and Carvings, Vintage Toys, Hollywood Memorabilia • Sports Memorabilia • Assorted Silver, Ceramics, Crystal, and other Decoratives • Fine and Costume Jewelry • American and Continental Fine Art • 19th and 20th Century European, Asian, and American Furniture • Persian and other Rugs • Collectibles

Upcoming Auction Schedule 2012 May 19th - 20th June 16th - 17th July 14th - 15th Aug 11th - 12th Sep 8th - 9th Oct 6th - 7th Nov 10th - 11th Dec 8th - 9th

SATURDAY APRIL 14th at 9:30 a.m. SUNDAY APRIL 15th at 10:00 a.m. Previews: Friday April 13th 1 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday beginning at 9 a.m.

F R E E Evaluation Sessions

Thursdays | 9 am - 12 noon (Limit 5 items) Pair of Japanese cloisonne enamel ovoid vases, Meiji period, 12.25’’h

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Gertrude Demain Hammond (British, 1862‐1953), Watercolor, Portrait of a Young Man at the Piano, 1888, 11.25’’ x 14’’

Adrian Josef Heymans (Belgian, 1839‐1921), Oil on canvas, Landscape, 20.75’’ x 12.75’’

Alois Arnegger (Austrian, 1879‐ 1967), Oil on canvas, Amalfi Coast, 24.25’’ x 36.25’’

Attributed to Honore Daumier (French, 1808‐1879), Charcoal drawing, Wrestling Match, 12.25’’ x 16.375’’

Paul Cezanne (French, 1839‐1906), Color Joan Miro (Spanish/ lithograph, ‘’Le Dejeuner sur l’Herbe,’’ 1914, French, 1893‐ 1983), 13’’ x 14.75’’ Color lithograph, ‘’Sobreteixims i Escultures,’’ 1972, 33.5’’ x 23’’

Jules Bernard Dahlager (American, 1884‐1952), Oil on board, ‘’Autumn Colors,’’ 11.5’’ x 9.5’’

Henri‐Joseph Harpignies (French, 1819‐1916), Oil on board, French Landscape, 1902, 17.5’’ x 23.5’’

Rufino Tamayo (Mexican/ American, 1899‐1991), Color etching, ‘’Nino con Pajaros,’’ 1976, 29’’ x 22’’

Thomas Bigelow Craig (American, 1849‐1924), Watercolor, Landscape with Cows, 14.5’’ x 24’’

Giuseppe Cadenasso (Californian, 1858‐1918), Oil on board, ‘’The Pool,’’ 7.5’’ x 5.5’’

Carmine Giardello (Italian, 1871‐ 1916), Oil on canvas, Young Boy with Corn Cob Pipe, 19’’ x 14’’

Nicolae Vermont (Romanian, 1886‐ 1932), Oil on board, Story Time, 19’’ x 13’’

Felix Edouard Vallotton Ladislas Barta (Hungarian, 1902‐ 1961), Oil (Swiss/French, 1865‐1925), on canvas, Cargo Ships in the Harbor, 23.5’’ Woodcut, ‘’Cairo Street,’’ x 28.5’’ 6.5’’ x 4.75’’

George Gardner Symons (American, 1863‐1930), Oil on board, Snow‐Capped Mountain Study, 12’’ x 16’’

John Modesitt (American/French, b. 1955), Oil on canvas, ‘’Near Carmel: 17 Mile Drive,’’ 18’’ x 24’’

Edmondo Bacci l Louis Ernest Barrias l Thomas Hart Benton l Isidore Bonheur l Felipe Castaneda l Elizabeth Catlett l Marc Chagall William A. Coulter l Helen Levitt l Horst P. Horst l Wosene Kosrof l Paul Jenkins l Jacob Lawrence l Prosper Lecourtier l Lawrence S. Lowry Henri Matisse l Frederico Nerly l Pablo Picasso l Alexander Procter l Larry Rivers l Parmeggiani Tancredi l Walasse Ting l Andy Warhol


Bess Gilbert Alexis Matthew Podchernikoff (Russian/ Californian, 1886-1933), Oil on canvas, Evening Glow, 6.5” x 8.625”

Richard DeTreville William Swift Daniell Edward Nicholson Jake Lee

Eugène Antoine Aizelin (French, 1821-1902), Bronze sculpture, Diana, 1876, 19”h

Henry Otto Wix Clyde Forsythe Felix Angel Andy Warhol Gene Kloss Francisco Toledo Fernando Ambrosino

Tom Leo Blackwell (American, b. 1938), Oil on Masonite, ‘’Issue,’’ 1961, 47.5’’ x 36’’

Roser Bru Dan Bodelson (American, b. 1949), Bronze sculpture, ‘’The Epic Battle,’’ 12’’h

Frank Joseph van Sloun (Californian, 1879‐1938), Oil on canvas, ‘’Portrait of Miss P. G.’’, 30’’ x 25’’ (one of two to be offered)

Lorenzo P. Latimer (Californian, 1857‐1941), Watercolor, Sunset over the Oaks, 1902, 10’’ x 13.5’’

Henrietta Berk (Californian, 1919‐ 1990), Oil on canvas, ‘’Lizzie with Flowers,’’ 48’’ x 42’’

James Everett Stuart (Californian, 18521941), Oils on board, “Near Paterson, NJ” (shown above) and “Near Carmel River, CA”, 9.75” x 14.75”/11” x 17.5”

Emilie Sievert Weinberg Edith Hamlin

Gordon Coutts (Californian, 1868‐ 1937), Oil on canvas, Musician at a Red Doorway, 40’’ x 30’’

Jean Jacques Pfister (Swiss/Californian, 1878-1949), Oil on board, “UC Campus, Berkeley”, 1915, 9.25” x 13.25”

Peter Kraslow (Russian/ Californian, 1887-1979), Bronze sculpture, Untitled, 19.25’’h


Rebecca & Semour Fromer Selection of American table lamps including Iridescent Art Glass, Reverse Painted, and Arts and Crafts mica examples

Damascene “Abraham” Bronze Plate with Silver overlay

Victorian carved mahogany settee circa 1890, executed in the Renaissance taste, 36’’h x 56’’w

Morino Hiroaki Taimei (Japanese, born 1934‐), painted ceramic tile mounted on board, Neptune, 13’’h x 11.25’’w

Tosa school (Japanese, Edo period), 25‐leaf album, ink and color on silk, Gayo nijugo‐ sho, with tomobako, 8.25’’h x 7.75’’w

Selection of iridescent art glass including Tiffany Studios, Steuben, Durand, Quezal, and Loetz

A select group of Chinese jade, hardstone and steatite carvings

Japanese .950 fine silver flatware service for twelve having nine pieces per place setting, by K. Uyeda

Middle‐Eastern Sephardic Torah polychrome decorated wood case, 19th century, 35’’h x 15.75’’

Shimizu Kosho (Japanese, 1911‐ 1999), ten lithographs and ten calligraphic passages, To no Itao (Pictures for Ceramic Plaques), 16.75’’h x 12.5’’w

Selection of English and Continental porcelains including Wedgwood, Lear, Clarice Cliff, and Gouda

Selection of American Art Pottery including Rookwood, Newcomb College, Fulper, Weller, and Van Briggle Gorham sterling silver Renaissance Revival style five piece suite

Victorian rolled gold topped walking stick, circa 1870, 35.5’’l


Collection of vintage model trains in original packaging, toys, model ships and planes (to be offered on Saturday)

Collection of Metro Goldwyn Mayer actetate negatives, 1927, including ‘’The Hypnotist’’ aka London After Midnight, staring Lon Chaney

Collection of maps including Louisiana and Arcadian interests and California as an island Selection of vintage circus dioramas, posters and memorabilia (to be offered Saturday)

Pair of Steuben glass & bronze torchiers Collection of autographed sports memorabilia, consisting of basketballs, jersey’s, baseballs including a 1953 New York Yankees (World Champions) team signed ball (to be offered Saturday)

Single owner collection of 1950’s Mid-Century Modern furniture and household accessories (to be offered Saturday)

Selection of Mid‐Century furniture, including Robsjohn‐Gibbings and Verner Panton

Collection of Romeo Rega Italian furniture, circa 1970, including a dining suite, occasional table, and lamps

Pair of Black Forest carved hall chairs circa 1880, each having glass eyes and paint decorated tongues

Persian Sarouk Farahan carpet circa 1900, 12’ x 17’

Collection of Stan Bitters art pottery vessels

Collection of African and Ethnographic bronzes, masks, and jewelry (to be offered Saturday)

Regency style mahogany pedestal banquet table, 29’’h x 10’7’’l (extended) x 45’’d

Carved marble statues depicting the four seasons, 72”h Verdigris bronze statue of Hercules, 91”h x 31”w

Wrought iron gazebo, 11’4” h x 9’10”diam. (to be offered Saturday)


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A Baguette cut diamond Riviera style necklace in platinum, having diamonds weighing in total 9.78 cts B Four strand variegated multi‐color diamond bead necklace with an 18k white gold and diamond accented clasp C Edwardian style diamond and pearl fringe pendant/ brooch combination in 18k white gold, having a total of (33) pearls ranging in size from 5‐8mm and diamonds weighing 2.70 cts D Blue sapphire cabochon and diamond bracelet of 18k white gold, featuring (7) oval blue sapphire cabochons weighing 63.40 cts and (259) diamonds weighing 5.43 cts E Diamond ring in platinum, featuring (1) round old mine cut diamond, weighing 0.80 ct and (30) diamond accents around weighing 0.70 ct F Tiffany solitaire diamond ring in platinum, featuring a round brilliant cut diamond (Tiffany & Co certificate stating: I color, VVS2 clarity), weighing 1.32 cts G Diamond band ring of 14k white gold, featuring (4) emerald cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.12 cts and (16) round cut diamonds weighing 0.50 ct

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H Three stone blue sapphire and diamond ring in platinum, having (1) cushion brilliant cut natural blue sapphire (GRS #2011‐112984 stating: no indication of thermal treatment), weighing 10.54 cts and two trapeze cut diamonds weighing 1.48 cts I

Pair of jade and diamond ear pendants in 18k white gold, having (48) round full cut diamonds, weighing in total 1.00 ct

J Pair of diamond stud earrings in 14k white gold, set with round cut diamonds weighing in total 2.00 cts K Pair of white South Sea cultured pearl and diamond dangle earrings of 18k white gold, having pearls measuring 14.9mm and 14.8mm, total diamond weight 0.73 ct L Tahitian cultured black pearl necklace, composed of a graduated single strand of thirty-seven Tahitian pearls ranging in size from 10.0mm-12.2mm M 18k yellow gold custom frame pendant, set with a 1715 Spanish Colonial (Mexico) 8 escudo gold coin, surmounted by a blue sapphire accented bail. Designed by Smiths

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N Diamond free form dinner ring in 14k yellow gold, featuring (14) diamonds weighing in total 2.00 cts O Princess cut diamond side hinged bangle bracelet in 14k yellow gold, having (128) diamonds weighing 3.75 cts P 18k yellow gold Bulgari ‘’Parentisi’’ ear clips Q Emerald and diamond filigree ring in 14k white gold, having (1) round cut emerald and (2) old European cut diamonds. Total diamond weight 1.02 cts R Three stone diamond ring of platinum, featuring round cut diamonds, having a total weight of 3.72 cts S Thin case open faced Tiffany minute repeater pocket watch in 18k yellow gold T Demi hunting cased pocket watch in 18k yellow gold U Audemars Piguet Geneve Ultra‐ Thin wristwatch, circa 1970 in 18k yellow gold V Lady’s two toned Cartier Automatique wristwatch of stainless steel and 18k yellow gold


April Brochure 2012