Autumn Estates Auction September 10 & 11, 2011
Neal Auction Company
William Henry Buck (American/N.O., 1840-1888), “Picking Cotton, Louisiana Plantation Scene,” o/c, sd., 12 x 20 in.; Prov: Descended in the family of Wm. Buck.
A Very Fine West Indies Highly Carved Mahogany Four Post Bed, c. 1835, probably Kingston. 2
A Fine Creole Tropical Hardwood Armoire, late 18th c.
Neal Auction Company Autumn Estates Auction September 10 & 11, 2011 Featuring: Property from the Collection of Texas Antiquarians Jack & Kate Wheeler Paintings Descended in the Family of Noted Mississippi Art Collector Bitsy Irby Property Sold for the Benefit of the Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery, Cullman, AL Estate of Julia Badger, Grand Rapids, KY A Gentlemanâ€™s Collection of Important West Indies Furniture The George Strother Gaines Original Subscriber Imperial Folio Set of McKenny and Hall And Property of Others Exhibition beginning Monday, August 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening Preview Reception, Thursday, September 8, 5 to 7 p.m. AUCTION SCHEDULE Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m., 4038 Magazine Street Sunday, September 11, 11 a.m., 3923 Carondelet Street
An English Cast Iron and Marble Top Console Table, mid-19th c., sd. James Yates, Rotherham, registry mark. 3
After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), The Quadrupeds of North America, by J.J. Audubon and the Rev. John Bachman, pub. V.G. Audubon, NY, 1854, 3 vol., octavo.
The George Strother Gaines Original Subscriber Imperial Folio Set of McKenny and Hall’s History of the Indian Tribes of North America, 1837-1844, 3 vol., with 120 h/c lithographic plates.
Braddock Mead (British, 1688-1757) and Thomas Jefferys/ Pub., “A Map of the most Inhabited part of New England...,” pub. November 29, 1774, h/c, copper-engraved, four sheet map, 42 x 39 1/2 in.
A Confederate Staff Officer’s Sword, marked “Dufilho N.O.” 4
A Good American Sterling Silver Centerbowl and Plateau, Galt & Brother, Washington, D.C., c. 1890.
Charles Wellington Boyle (American/LA, 1861-1925), “Bayou Boeuf, Louisiana,” o/c, sd., 16 1/4 x 24 1/4 in., Prov: Descended in a Louisiana family.
Emanuel Bowen and John Gibson, “An Accurate Map of North America…,” pub. Robert Sayer, 1775, London, fourth state, four sheets joined as one, copperplate engraving, original h/c, 42 in. x 47 1/2 in.
A Rare Anglo-Indian Carved Ebony Armchair, c. 1830, after a design by Karl Friedrich Schinkel.
An Enlisted Cavalry Saber, marked “Memphis Novelty Works, Thos. Leech & Co.,” with associated scabbard. 5
Adolf Konstantine Stoiloff Baumgartner (Austrian/Russian, 18501924), “Return from the Hunt,” late 19th c., o/c, sd., 18 1/4 x 28 1/8 in.
Continental, late 18th/early 19th c., “A Large Circular Tempietto of the Tuscan Order, Inlaid with Specimen Marbles,” h. 17 1/2 in.
A Fine American Classical Carved and String Inlaid Mahogany Cabinet Desk, c. 1825, probably Phila. 6
An American Classical Carved Mahogany Games Table, c. 1825, Phila., labeled Anthony G. Quervelle
A Napoleon III Gilt Bronze and Sèvres Porcelain Stationery Box, c. 1870, h. 5 3/4 in.
Italian School, early 19th c., “The Grand Canal Looking to the Fondamenta della Croce,” after Canaletto (1697-1768), o/c, 25 1/2 x 39 1/4 in., Hirschl, Adler & Schwartz, NY, label.
A Fine Antique Carved Cherrywood Tall Case Clock by J.J. Elliott, ret. Hyman Berg Co., Chicago, c. 1893, with rare piano-soundboard chime.
A Rare American Classical Carved Mahogany Full Tester Bed, c. 1820-1825. Prov: Descended in the Family of Dr. George Crozat, Houmas House Plantation. 7
American School, c.1820, “Portrait of Lydia Carter Poindexter (b. 1789), wife of George Littleton Poindexter, Governor of MS,” c. 1810-1820s, o/c, 26 x 22 in.
A Very Fine American Aesthetic Inlaid Mahogany Center Table, late 19th c., NY, after the design of E.W. Godwin 8
Robert Anning Bell, R.A. (English, 1863-1933), “Queen Catherine of Cyprus,” wc and chalk, sd., sight 15 x 10 1/4 in.
Attributed to Paul Eugene Mengin (18531937), “Paul et Virginie,” bronze, signed “P. Mengen,” height 26 in.
A Very Rare Mobile, AL Coin Silver Presentation Pitcher, James Conning, c. 1840. A Fine American Neo-Grec Inlaid, Gilt Incised, Ebonized and Bronze-Mounted Rosewood Parlour Cabinet, c. 1865, Pottier & Stymus, NY, Guerin mounts.
Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French 1790-1866), â€œPortrait of Woman in a White Dress,â€? o/c, 1851, sd., dtd., 28 3/4 x 23 1/4 in.
A Georgian Inlaid Walnut Chest-on-Chest, mid-18th c. 9
Helen Maria Turner (American/N.O., 1858-1958), “The Laughing Girl,” 1917, o/c, sd., dtd., 24 1/8 x 18 1/4 in., Prov: Jersey City Woman’s Club.
William Woodward (American/N.O., 1859-1939), “French Market, New Orleans,” 1903, wc, sd., dtd., titled, inscr., 24 x 16 in.
An American Rosewood and Gilt Bronze Library Armchair, early 19th c., probably Joseph Barry, Phila.
An English Painted Satinwood Escritoire, mid-19th c., Edwards & Roberts, London.
A Chinese Ming-Style Blue and White Porcelain Meiping, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), height 12 1/4 in.
A Rare Chinese Ming-Style Green Enameled Porcelain Meiping Vase, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), height 9 1/2 in.
A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Pear Form Vase, Guangxu mark and of the period (18751908), height 11 1/4 in.
A Large Chinese Spinach Green Jade Scholar’s Mountain, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), h. 7 1/2 in.
A Chinese “Toe-Skin” Jade Scholar’s Mountain, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), overall height 6 1/8 in.
A Monumental Chinese Jade, Hardstone and Cloisonné Enamel Embellished Lacquer Panel Set in a Rosewood Stand and a Floor Screen, overall h. 78 1/4 in. 11
Cyrenius Hall (American, 1830-1904), “Tropical Inlet,” o/c, sd., 16 x 30 in.
A Fine Neo-Classical Gilt Bronze and Crystal SixteenLight Chandelier, 19th c.
A Fine American Sterling Silver Repoussé Tea Service, A. E. Warner, Baltimore, late 19th c., Godchaux Family Provenance.
Emile Gallé Marquetry Inlaid Carved and Burl Walnut Vitrine, c. 1900, sd. 12
A Fine American Classical Carved and Gilt Stenciled Mahogany Pier Table, early 19th c., NY.
Enrique Alferez (American/Louisiana, 1901-1999), “The Bather,” bronze, sd., h. 8 1/2 in.
Walter Inglis Anderson (American/MS, 1903-1965), “Two Pelicans in Flight,” c. 1945, wc and pencil, estate stamp, 24 1/2 x 18 3/4 in., Prov: Descended in the Family of Bitsy Irby.
Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989), “Die Gottliche Komodie,” 1974, 3 vol. portfolio of Dante’s Divine Comedy, 100 color woodcuts, 1959-63 (pub. 1974), sheets 13 x 10 3/8 in., Rives paper.
An Antique Palace Size Kirman Carpet, 12 ft. x 16 ft. 6 in. 13
George Rodrigue (American/LA, b. 1944), “Cabin in the Bayou,” o/cb, sd., inscr., 7 in. x 9 1/4 in., attractively framed
An American Inlaid, Ebonized and Gilt Bronze-Mounted Center Table, c. 1865, attr. Pottier & Stymus, NY.
Sister Gertrude Morgan (American/LA, 1900-1980), “Opelika Public School, AL, around 1910-11-12,” mixed media, sd., 3 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.
A Louis XVI Purpleheart and Mahogany Petite Armoire, early 19th c., French West Indies, probably Martinique. 14
Clementine Hunter (American/LA, 1886-1988), “Melrose Plantation, African House and Grounds,” c. 1955, cotton stitch quilt, 78 x 55 1/2 in.
Marie Atkinson Hull (American/MS, 1890-1980), “Mississippi Abstract Landscape,” c. 1972, o/c, sd., 23 x 60 in., Prov: Descended in the Family of Bitsy Irby.
An Excellent Estate Collection of Newcomb College Art Pottery.
An American Carved Oak Owl Settee, probably Allen and Brother, Phila., 1870-1875.
A Norwegian Silver Fish Server, c. 1910, made by Magnus Aase, Bergen, Norway. 15
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Period American, English, and Continental furniture also incl. Georgianstyle triple pedestal mah dining table by Manheim, twelve antique Eng. dining chairs, fine pair of cabinet vitrines, pair antique leather wing chairs, Wm. IV leather library armchair, two Louis XVI-style bureau plats (Soubrier, Paris), 18th c. Italian painted commode, Georgian chinoiserie cabinet, good set of Regency mah. dining chairs, pair of 18th c. fauteuils, Georgian concertina games table, Regency painted and caned recamier, and much more. Phila. Classical carved mah. armoire, monumental Am. carved walnut bookcase, Balt. sofa in the Sheraton style, early 19th c. tiger maple bowfront chest, three early 19th c. pier tables, cast iron “George Washington” table, two important NY Aesthetic inlaid center tables, pair of Phila. carved mah. armchairs, lyre form music stand, extraordinary West Indies carved mah. tester bed, etc.
A select group of English and European paintings and prints including; Adolf Konstantine Stoiloff Baumgartner, Robert Anning Bell, Joan Miró, Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, Salvador Dali, John Henry Dolph, Marc Chagall, Paul Renard, Juliette Peyrol Bonheur, Antoine Blanchard, Pierre Bonnard, and others. Fine period lighting, clocks, bronze and marble sculptures, porcelains, antique glass, objets d’art, estate decorations, rare Elliot “soundboard” tall case clock, Tiffany gilt bronze and French enamel mantel clock, fine H. Picard bronze and marble clock; Royal Bonn, Sèvres, Meissen porcelain, several original solar lamps, an early Empire carcel lamp, signed Regency argand garniture, antique silvered bouillotte lamp, estate collection of 19th c. bronzes (20 examples), gentleman’s collection of Grand Tour objects, and more. Fine group of natural history prints, folios and maps incl: McKenney& Hall octavo, Audubon Quadrupeds octavo, Jefferys’ New England, Sayer’s North America, 1775; antique New Orleans maps, rare Confederate imprints and broadsides
Southern Fine Art including: Richard Clague, Nicola Marschall, Clarence Millet, Wm. Hollingsworth, Theora Hamblett, Harry Roseland, M.H. Hobbs, Elizabeth Fisher Washington, Alberta Kinsey, Frances DeBra Elizabeth Fisher Washington (American, Fine American, English and Continental silver Brown, Anne Wilson Goldthwaite, Ann Wells 1872-1953), “On St. Ann Street,” c. 1917, including many examples from the noted Munger, Emily H. Huger, Sadie Irvine, Colette o/b, sd., 6 x 4 in. Wheeler collection. A good selection of Pope Heldner, A.J. Drysdale, Ralph Lewanda American coin and sterling silver including Wickiser, Charles Reinike, Emil Holzhauer, Hyde & Goodrich, Conning, J.E. Caldwell, a fine A.E. Warner repoussé John McCrady, Mary Clare Sherwood, Robert Rucker, Conrad Albrizio, teaset (Godchaux provenance), the LA Governor Heard silver service; Lin Emery, Enrique Alferez, Noel Rockmore, Charles Richards, James extensive offering of Georgian sterling by many makers including Michalopoulos, Rolland Golden, Marilyn Conrad, Hunt Slonem, George Bateman, Hennell and Chawner; Old Sheffield Plate, 12 Jensen beakers, Dureau, William Slaughter, Jewel Alma Woodward Simon, Mose Tolliver, collection of trophy and presentation cups, a citrus press and much Gertrude Morgan, Wm. Christenberry, “Fonville” Winans, Clarence John more. Laughlin, Ernest Bellocq, “Pops” Whitesell, and others. American Fine Art including: Cyrenius Hall, Norton Bush, Jamie Wyeth, Peter Baumgrass, George Hays, Caroline Bell, Aaron Dean Fletcher (attr.), Charles Henry Reynolds, Ronald Davis, Beatrix Sherman, and others.
An important collection of Chinese art incl. 20th c. paintings, Ming and Qing porcelain, pottery, lacquer, wood, glass, stone, jade, scholar’s articles and snuff bottles.