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Neal Auction Company Louisiana Purchase Auction November 19 & 20, 2011

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1. Knute Heldner (Swedish/N.O., 1875-1952), “Cabin in the Bayou,” o/c sd., 30 x 36 in.

5. A Kirk Coin Silver Repousse Tea and Coffee Service, c. 1850.

9. A Fine New Orleans Carved Rosewood Half Tester Bed, mid-19th c.

2. William R. Hollingsworth, Jr. (American/MS, 1910-1944), “Scrugg’s Palace, Old Canton Road,” 1943, w/c, sd., dtd., inscr., 15 3/4 x 23 in.

6. A Pair of George III Ebonized Plaster and Bronze Mounted Figural Candleholders, c. 1812, impressed “Publd., Aug. 30/ 1812 by/ R. Shout, London.”

10. A West Indies Carved Mahogany Armoire, c. 1840, Trinidad, in the Empire style.

3. William Aiken Walker (American/SC, 18391921), “Whar am de Expersishon,” o/b, sd., titled, sight 11 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.

7. A Set of 12 Antique French 1st Standard Silver Plates.

4. William Aiken Walker (American/SC, 18391921), “Woman with Cotton Basket on her Head,” o/b, sd., 11 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.

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8. An American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Six-Piece Parlor Suite, mid-19th c., attr. J. & J.W. Meeks, NY.

11. A Louisiana Carved Cherrywood Campeche Rocking Chair, early 19th c. 12. A Fine Louis XVI-Style Gilt Bronze and Crystal Four-Light Chandelier, late 19th/early 20th c.


Neal Auction Company Louisiana Purchase Auction November 19 & 20, 2011

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FEATURING: The Succession of Harry T. Howard III (1931-2011), New Orleans The Estate of Richard Godchaux Hirsch (1952-2011), New Orleans The Seliskar Collection of Important Furniture, Lighting and Decorative Arts, Morrilton, AR Property from the Collection of a Discerning French Quarter Gentleman Part II, Property from the Collection of Texas Antiquarians Jack & Kate Wheeler Part II, A Gentleman’s Collection of West Indies Furniture Property Deaccessioned by the Louisiana Landmarks Society, Pitot House Chinese Art Descended in the Family of Benjamin Franklin March (1899-1934), Curator of Asian Art, Detroit Institute of Arts (1927-1931) Exhibition beginning Monday, November 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening Preview Reception, Thursday, November 17, 5 to 7 p.m.

AUCTION SCHEDULE Saturday, November 19, 10 a.m., 4038 Magazine Street Sunday, November 20, 11 a.m., 3923 Carondelet Street

Attributed to Marshall Joseph Smith, Jr. (American/N.O., 1854-1923), “Manchac Cabin,” o/c, 12 x 20 in. Prov: Descended in the family of W.H. Buck. 3


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5. Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929), “Sailboats, Monhegan,” 1904, o/b, sd., Wigmore label, 8 1/8 x 10 1/4 in.

2. Robert Lewis Reid (American, 1862-1929), “Mountain View of the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs,” o/ panel, sd., 11 3/4 x 15 7/8 in.

6. A Terfloth & Kuchler, New Orleans Coin Silver Cake Basket, c. 1860.

4. A Newcomb College Art Pottery Matte Glaze Vase, 1927, Sadie Irvine, dia. 8 1/2 in.

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1. Charles Warren Eaton (American, 18571937), “Haystacks, Thompson, Connecticut,” 1889, o/c, sd., dtd., 17 x 21 in.

3. A Newcomb Art Pottery High Glaze Jardinière, 1907, Marie de Hoa LeBlanc, d. 10 in.

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7. A Venetian Rococo Carved Giltwood Bench, late 18th c. 8. Henry Popple (English 18th c.), “A Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish Settlements adjacent thereto” (Louisiana/ Texas, sheet 9), 1735, 21 x 28 3/4 in.

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9. A Set of Twelve George III-Style Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs, incl. two armchairs. 10. An American Sheraton Mahogany Games Table, early 19th c., Boston. 11. A George III Sterling Silver Cruet Stand, c. 1814, probably Samuel Hennell or Henry Sardet (mark of 1776). 12. A George III Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard, c. 1790.


John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), “Female Hen and Young, Wild Turkey,” h/c engraving with aquatint, Havell ed., sheet 26 x 39 1/4 in.

Attributed to C.R. Parker (American/LA, 1799-1849), “Portrait of John Bennett Dawson,” o/c, 30 x 25 in.

A Pair of George III Satinwood Games Tables, 19th c., in the style of Robert Adam.

An Adolphe Himmel for Hyde & Goodrich Coin Silver Soup Tureen, c. 1855.

A West Indies Amaranth and Mahogany Grand Armoire, 18th/early 19th c., probably Martinique.

A Fine Neoclassical Bronze Doré, Onyx, and Blue Enameled Side Table, 19th c.

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1.J.W. Hill & B.F. Smith, “New Orleans from St. Patrick’s Church 1852,” litho., later h/c, publ. Smith Brothers & Co., NY, sheet 28 1/8 x 43 in. 2. George Louis Viavant, “Nature Morte, Blue Wing Teal,” 1913, w/c and gouache, sd., dtd., sight 26 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. 3. American School, late 19th c., “Battle of Galveston: Capture of the USS Harriet Lane by the CSS Bayou City and Neptune,” o/c, inscr., 20 3/8 x 33 1/4 in. 4. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Center Table, early 19th c., Phila.

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5. A Hyde & Goodrich, New Orleans Coin Silver Ewer, c. 1835 6. After John James Audubon, The Birds of America…, 1840-1844, 7 vol., octavo, 1st ed., with 500 h/c litho. 7. Marie-Louis Morise (French, 1818-1883), “Napoleon on Horseback,” bronze, sd., h. 25 in. 8. A Fine French Champlevé Enamel and Gilt Bronze Dressing Mirror, late 19th c., marked “H.N.” 9. A Monumental Antique Majolica Urn on Stand, h. 45 in.

10. John Marin (American, 1870-1953), “Mills and Bridge, Meaux,” 1907, w/c, sd., dtd., “Philadelphia Museum of Art” label, 7 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. 11. Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron (French, 18481901), “French Officers,” c. 1875, o/panel, sd., 18 1/8 x 14 5/8 in. 12. An American Renaissance Carved, Ebonized, Gilded, and Inlaid Rosewood Bronze Mounted Cabinet, mid-19th c. 13. A Rare Herter Bros. Ebonized and Inlaid Bedroom Suite, stamped, owners inscr., four pcs.


Jacob de Cordova (America, 1808-1868), “J. De Cordova’s Map of the State of Texas…,” 1856, engraved h/c pocketmap, pub. J.H. Colton & Co., NY, sheet size 37 x 34 1/4 in.

James Guy Evans (English/American, c. 1810-after 1860), “Arrival of Gen. Z. Taylor & Staff at Balize on the U. S. Steam Ship Monmouth,” o/c, sd., 29 x 36 in.

Joseph Rusling Meeker (American, 1827-1889), “Bayou Scene with Egret,” 1878, o/c, sd., dtd., 18 x 36 in.

An Italian Carrara Marble Figural Jardinière, late 19th c., sd. “Prof. A. Petrilli[,] Firenze…” w. 42 1/2 in.

A Rare American Gilt Lacquered Bronze Five-Light Sinumbra Chandelier, c. 1845 or prior, H.N. Hooper & Co., Boston.

A Rare Pair of American or English Classical Gilt Bronze Figural Seven-Light Candelabra, c. 1835. 7


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1. Alberta Kinsey (American/N.O., 1875-1952), “Court of Two Sisters,” o/cb, sd., 15 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. 2. Thomas Bangs Thorpe (1815-1878, active N.O. 1836-1854, and 1862-1863), “The ‘Temple’” and “The Pyramid,” both at ChichénItzá, Yucatán, 1843; o/c, sd., dtd., each 21 1/2 x 27 in. 3. A Newcomb College Art Pottery Matte Glaze Vase, 1930, Anna Frances Simpson, h. 9 1/2 in.

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4. A Fine Regency Sterling Silver Teapot, Joseph Angell, London, 1819.

9. A Regency Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase, 19th c. Prov: Ex-collection Chas. Sterling, Phila.

5. A Fine Louis XVI Painted and Aubusson Sofa, late 18th/early 19th c.

10. Adolph D. Rinck (French/New Orleans, 1810-1871), “Portrait of a Gentleman,” 1848, o/c, sd., dtd., 36 x 29 in.

6. Henry Walke, USN (American, 1809-1896), “The Landing of Tabasco,” c. 1847-48, w/c, 13 1/4 x 22 1/8 in.

11. An American Classical Giltwood Pier Mirror, early 19th c.

7. An Antique Irish Carved Mahogany Slab Table, ret. label: Dillon Antiques…Dublin.

12. A West Indies Carved Mahogany Four Poster Bed, c. 1820 and later, St. Domingue.

8. A Fine American Late Classical Mahogany Sleigh Bed, c. 1830, attr. Duncan Phyfe, NY.

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A Fine George III Ebonized and BrassMounted Striking and Musical EightDay Table Clock, c. 1765, Stephen Rimbault, London.

A Very Fine American Classical Rosewood Bronze-Mounted Side Table, early 19th c., NY, probably Chas. Lannuier, w. 68 1/2 in.

William Henry Buck (American/N.O., 1840-1880), “Louisiana Sugar Mill,” o/academy board, sd., 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.

An American Classical Carved Mahogany Secretary Bookcase, c. 1835, attr. Meeks, NY.

John James Audubon (American, 17851851), “Florida Jay,” Plate 87, h/c engraving with aquatint, Havell ed., sheet size 38 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.

Gaston V. Leroux (French, 1854-1942), “A Desert Tribesman,” 1880s-1890s, bronze, cast sig., h. 38 in.

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1. A Fine Beaux Arts Gilt Bronze Twenty-Light Gasolier. 2. A Very Large Pair of Chinese Carved Ivory Figures of Phoenix Birds. 3. An American Renaissance Bronze-Mounted Rosewood, Ebonized Cherry and Maple Cabinet, mid-19th c., attr. Alexander Roux, NY. 4. A French Provincial Cherrywood Table, late 18th/early 19th c.

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5. Wayman Adams (American/N.O., 18831959), “Restin’,” o/b, sd., titled, inscr., 15 1/2 x 12 in.

9. Achille Perelli (American/N.O., 1822-1891), “Nature Morte: Red Squirrel,” w/c, sd., inscr., sight 24 x 15 in.

6. Robert Hopkin (American, 1832-1909, active N.O. c. 1883), “Mississippi River View with Paddlewheeler, probably Louisiana,” c. 1883, o/c, sd., 12 x 18 in.

10. A Continental Carved Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Pier Table, 19th c.

7. A George III Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Linen Press, c. 1790. 8. An American Classical Carved Mahogany and Brass Inlaid Games Table, early 19th c., NY.

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11. A Mobile Coin Silver Ladle, A.J. & F.A. Leslie, c. 1860. 12. A Gorham Japonesque Sterling Silver Ice Cream Slice, c. 1880.


The Joseph Bonaparte Marble Bust of Prince Camillo Borghese, attr. Lorenzo Bartolino (Italian, 19th c.)

A Pair of George III Finely Carved Giltwood Mirrors, late 18th c., height 62 in.

Attributed to Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686-1755), “Hunting Hounds with Game,” o/c, 39 x 53 in.

A Pair of Antique Napoleon III Gilt and Patinated Bronze Chenets.

The Waring Family American Gothic Carved Rosewood Center Table, c. 1845, after the design by Alexander Jackson Davis (1803-1892), NY.

Josef Israels (Dutch, 1824-1911), “Gathering Shellfish,” 1874, o/c, sd., dtd., 14 7/8 x 21 3/4 in. 11


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1. William Couper (American/Norfolk, 18531942), “Evangeline,” 1881, marble bust, sd., dtd., h. 21 1/4 in. 2. An Antique Continental Louis XVI-Style Carved, Gilded and Polychrome “Chinoiserie” Trumeau. 3. An Important Robert Wood Cast Iron Armchair, 19th c., sd., Phila. 4. Andres de Islas (Spanish, active 1753-1775), “Portrait of Joachin de Montserrat, Marques de Cruillas,” o/c, inscr., 25 5/8 x 17 7/8 in.

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5. A Rare Acadian Slat Back Chair, late 18th/ early 19th c. 6. An American Federal Carved Mahogany Work Table, c. 1815, NY, school of D. Phyfe. 7. A Pair of Italian Grand Tour Bronze Pedestals, 19th c. 8. A Silver “Noble Savage” Figural Vessel, 19th c. 9. Alice Ravenel Huger Smith (American/SC, 1876-1958), “Sunrise,” w/c on board, sd., sight 21 x 15 in.

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10. A Pair of Antique Italian Carved, Polychrome and Gilded Columns, late 18th/early 19th c. 11. Marie Atkinson Hull (American/MS, 1890-1980), “Macaws: A Three-Panel Folding Screen,” c. 1925, o/wood, sd., 66 1/4 x 17 in. 12. An American Late Federal Cherrywood and Tiger Maple Jackson Press, c. 1830. 13. After Hippolyte Moreau (French, 18321927), “La Reve,” antique bronze, h. 31 1/2 in.


Edwin Lord Weeks (American, 1849-1903), “At the Bazaar,” o/c, sd., 25 x 32 1/8 in. Prov: Estate of Harry Howard, New Orleans. William Woodward (American/N.O., 1859-1939), “SS Atenas Moored at Old Havana Harbor,” c. 1920-21, o/c, 30 x 24 in.

A Set of Four American Classical Carved Mahogany Side Chairs, c. 1815, NY, probably D. Phyfe.

A Very Fine Continental or Colonial Carved, Gessoed, Polychromed and Gilded Wood Sculpture of “St. John the Baptist,” late 17th/early 18th c., h. 67 1/2 in.

An Important American Rococo Carved Rosewood Center Table, mid-19th c., stamped James G. Blake, Boston. 13


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1. John Tarrell Scott (American/N.O., 19402007), “Untitled,” polychromed metal, 14 x 19 in.

5. Alexander John Drysdale (American/N.O., 1870-1934), “Afternoon, Louisiana Swamp,” 1915, o/b, sd., dtd., 17 3/4 x 24 1/4 in.

10. Simon Gunning (Australian/N.O., b. 1956), “Great Blue Heron,” 2009, ink on canvas, 27 x 40 1/2 in.

2. Clementine Hunter (American/LA, 18861988), “Wash Day with Clementine Painting,” c. 1955, o/b, monogrammed, estate prov., 20 x 24 in.

6. A Newcomb College Art Pottery Matte Glaze Vase, 1922, Sadie Irvine, h. 12 3/4 in.

11. A Rare New Orleans Coin Silver Brandy Warmer, Melville & Co., c. 1850.

7. Lin Emery (American, b. 1926), “Abstract Kinetic Sculpture,” 2003, polished metal, initialed and dtd., h. 15 1/2 in.

12. A Pair of Copeland Porcelain Fruit Coolers, early 19th c.

3. Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), “Seated Nude and Another Figure - Bathsheba,” 1963, color litho., sd., no. “54/300,” sight 12 1/2 x 16 in. 4. A Pair of Exhibition Paris Porcelain PlatinumGround Vases, 1878, sd., h. 10 in.

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8. A Continental Inlaid Bomb Commode, late 18th/early 19th c. probably Danish. 9. A Regency Carved Rosewood Center Table, early 19th c.

13. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Games Table, early 19th c., Phila., probably Joseph Barry.


George Bauer Dunbar (American/LA, b. 1927), “Copreus,” 2001, tan and black clay with palladium leaf, sd., titled, dtd., 48 x 55 in.

Jane Peterson (American, 1876-1965), “A Venetian Scene: San Giorgio Maggiore,” o/b, sd., 17 x 17 in.

Maurice Prendergast (American, 1858-1924), “Blue Landscape,” c. 1910-1914, w/c and pencil, sd., inscr., multiple labels, sight 10 1/2 x 15 in.

Luis Graner y Arrufi (Spanish/American, 1863-1929, active N.O. c. 1914-22), “Mistick Krewe of Comus Parade at Night, Float,” 1917, o/c, sd., inscr., dtd., 23 3/4 x 29 3/4 in.

A Fine Louis Philippe Gilt and Patinated Bronze ThreePiece Clock Garniture in the Chinese Taste, c. 1840.

George Louis Viavant (American/LA, 1872-1924), “Nature Morte: Woodcock,” 1913, w/c and gouache, sd., inscr., dtd., sight 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.

A Pair of French Classical Gilt and Patinated Bronze Five-Light Candelabra, 19th c., sd. “L.V.E. Robert,” h. 33 in. 15


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18th and 19th century American, French and English Antiques, Important Paintings, Watercolors, Prints, and Maps, Fine Objects and Decorative Arts, Historical Material, Sculpture, Silver, and Related Fine Arts especially consigned for this important sale by discerning collectors, estates and instutions. Period Furniture also featuring: Rare Phyfe mah. games table, several early 19th c. Am. Classical armchairs, a NY gilt-stenciled drop-leaf table, estate provenance 5-piece rosewood B.R. suite, Louisiana walnut and cypress armoire, cypress armoire, provenance St. Alphonsus, good cabriole leg walnut one-drawer table, fine pair of Herter side chairs, Federal cherrywood linen press, c. 1790, Am. Classical rosewood center table, NY, signed Phila. Classical sofa, two Am. Renaissance walnut B.R. suites, important pair of NY armchairs in the Moorish taste, monumental Am. Renaissance hallstand, etc. An Italian walnut desk and bookcase, very fine Napoleon III boullework center table, rare AngloIndian ebony and caned bergère, Italian sofa in the Piedmontese taste, fine pair of French Restauration fauteuils, good set of French Arts Decoratif rosewood side chairs, early 19th c. bronze mtd. encoignure, several 18th and 19th c. Continental mirrors, Regency carved rosewood window bench, pair satinwood painted armchairs, George III inlaid mah. linen press, set of 8 Hepplewhite style carved mah. dining chairs, and much more.

Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron, Adolf Schreyer, Alphonse Le Gros, Mozart Rottman, Hasmig Vartanian, Josef Israels, Alfred Hazeldine, , Gaston Sebire, Amédée Bodin, Michael Dahl, and Geoffrey Jenkinson, among others. An important collection of natural history and historical prints, folio books and maps including: a group of over 20 Audubon bird and Quadruped prints, Audubon Birds of America, octavo, first edition; David Roberts, rare pocket map of Texas, Gulf coast map by Popple, Spanish sea chart, rare books with maps by Joutel, du Pratz and Barbe-Marbois; monumental antique 30-inch library glob. Fine American, English and European Clocks incl; rare George III table clock by Rimbault, fine French gilt bronze mantel clocks incl. Chinoiserie threepiece garniture, skeleton clock, English and French tall case clocks and others. A Selection of Porcelain and Pottery incl; Newcomb, Shearwater, Rudolph Lux, Rookwood, French platinum-ground Exhibition vases, Limoges, Sevres, Meissen, Wedgwood, Copeland, Royal Crown Derby, Royal Doulton, fine majolica, good Paris porcelain and much more. Decorative Arts, Object d’Arts, American and Continental Lighting featuring; American argand, solar and sinumbra lamps, Cornelius & Baker allegorical figures, fine American gilt bronze candelabra, arts & crafts candlesticks, fine Beaux Arts gilt bronze gasolier, gilt bronze sconces, Carlo Nason table lamp; antique Italian marble pedestals by Petrilli, carved bluejohn cassolette, fine antique blackamoor brackets, estate collection of 20 period bronzes.

American Paintings incl: Anna Brewster, Conrad W. Chapman, George Henry Clements, Samuel Colman, Randall V. Davey, Hananiah Harari, George Louisiana School, early 19th c., “Pop” Hart, Harry Lachman, George Lambdin, Leon “Portrait of a Young Creole,” Makielski, Arthur F. Tait, Allen Tucker, Elisha K. o/c, 9 1/2 x 12 in. More than 100 lots of fine estate silver, incl. New K. Wetherill, Charles Fraser (attrib), William Frye, Orleans, Mobile, KY and TN makers; good examples Rolland H. Golden, Anne Goldthwaite, Louis Oscar by Tiffany, Gorham, Kirk, Bigelow Bros. & Kennard, and Gelston & Treadwell; Griffith, Robert Gruppe, Colette Pope Heldner, Knute Heldner, Morris Georgian sterling including Paul Storr, Bateman family and Joseph Angell, Henry Hobbs, Alfred Hutty, Edward I.R. Jennings, Nell Choate Jones, James Sheffield Plate incl. Matthew Boulton; also fine Continental silver. Lamantia, Nicola Marschall, James Michalopoulos, Clarence Millet, David Nixon, Will Ousley, Noel Rockmore, William S. Robinson, George Rodrigue, Asian fine and decorative art including property descended in the family of Hunt Slonem, Emmitt Thames, Mose Tolliver, Arnold Turtle, Fonville Winans, Benjamin Franklin March, Jr. (1899-1934), Curator of Asiatic Art, Detroit Mildred Wolfe, Ella M. Wood, Ellsworth Woodward, and many others. Institute of Arts (1927-1931). A Select Group of English and Continental Paintings featuring JeanBaptiste Oudry, Andres de Islas, Charles Lacoste, Henri-Joseph Harpignies,


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