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Neal Auction Company Important Estates Auction April 21 & 22, 2012


William Woodward (American, N.O., 1859-1939), “Live Oak with Moss Biloxi River,” 1925, o/cb, sd., dtd., labeled, 16 x 20 in. A Rare American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Armchair, c. 1850-60, attr. J.H. Belter, NY, “Henry Clay” pattern.

An American Rococo Carved Rosewood and Grained Half-Tester Bed, mid19th c., N.O., probably Prudent Mallard. 2

A Large American Classical Carved Mahogany Secretary Bookcase, c. 1830.


Neal Auction Company Important Estates Auction April 21 & 22, 2012 Featuring: The Estate of Joseph A. Davenport III, Mer Rouge, LA Important Property from the Barrow/Brandon/Bedgood House at Greenwood Plantation, Pinckneyville, MS Property from the Collection of David and Pamela Harmon, Entire Contents of Everhope Plantation, Eutaw, AL Part II, Estate of Renowned Architect and Artist, James R. Lamantia, Jr., FAAR, New Orleans and New York Part II, Property Sold for the Benefit of the Dominican Sisters of Peace and much more Exhibition beginning Monday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening Preview Reception, Thursday, April 19, 5 to 7 p.m. AUCTION SCHEDULE Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m., 4038 Magazine Street Sunday, April 22, 11 a.m., 3923 Carondelet Street

An Important American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Center Table, c. 1850, attr. J.H. Belter, NY, estate provenance. 3


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John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), “Black-throated Diver,” h/c aquatint engraving, Havell ed., sheet size 25 1/4 x 38 in.

An American Coin Silver Soup Tureen, Gale & Hayden, NY and Charleston, c. 1848.

Antique American Chippendale Carved Walnut Highboy, probably Southeastern PA.

A Very Fine Antique White Marble Figure, Nymph of Flowers, in the manner of Pittaluga of Carrara, h. 31 in.


Alexander John Drysdale (American/N.O., 1870-1834), “Evening on the Bayou with Cypress Trees,” 1914, oil wash/b, sd., dtd., sight 16 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.

Southern School, 19th c., “The Steamship Bayou Belle on the Mississippi River, probably decorated for the American Centennial of 1876,” o/c, 24 x 36 in.

A Pair of American Coin Silver Julep Cups, probably George Griffin, Louisville, KY, wc. 1841-1858, marked.

An American Renaissance Inlaid, Bronze-Mounted, GiltIncised and Ebonized Cherrywood Music Cabinet, c. 1865, NY.

An American Classical Stenciled Mahogany Pier Table, early 19th c., NY. 5


Helen Maria Turner (American/N.O., 1858-1958), “Flowers,” o/c, sd., 18 x 15 in.

William Aiken Walker (American/SC, 1838-1921), “Cabin Scene with Trumpet Vine and Jasmine,” o/b, sd., 12 x 9 in. Illus: Trovaioli and Toledano. William Aiken Walker.

An American Carved Oak House of Representatives Desk c. 1856, attr. Doe Hazelton & Co., Boston. 6

A Pair of American Late Classical Carved and Gilded Pier Mirrors, early 19th c., h. 63 in.


Adolphe Yvon (French, 1817-1893), “Prisoner’s Escort, A Scene from the Crimean War,” 1855, o/c, sd., dtd., 43 1/2 x 66 3/4 in.

An Irish Georgian Sterling Silver Hot Water Urn, maker JL, probably John Lloyd, Dublin, late 18th c.

An American Classical Carved Mahogany, Gilded, Stenciled and Ebonized Pier Table, early 19th c., NY. 7


Walter Inglis Anderson (American/MS, 1903-1965), “Cecropia Moths, ‘The Heavenly Twins’,” c. 1960, w/c, estate stamped, 11 x 8 1/2 in.

A Fine and Important Baltic Neoclassical Gilt Bronze and Cut Crystal EightLight Chandelier, c. 1800.

An Italian Walnut Credenza in the Neoclassical Style, early 19th c. 8


A very fine selection of Chinese art including porcelain, pottery, ivory, jade, cloisonné, lacquer, paintings, furniture and much more from several local estate collections.

Sir William Chambers (English, 1726-1796), Desseins des Edifices, Meubles, Habits, Machines, et Ustenciles des Chinois, 1757, London, folio, w/ 21 engravings.

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892), “The Painter Entering the Unknown, Greenland,” o/cb, ttld., labeled., 18 x 30 in.

A Fine Regency Mahogany Dressing Chest or Beau Brummel in the Sheraton Taste, early 19th c. 9


Robert S. Duncanson (American/OH, 1821-1872), “Ohio River Valley Landscape,” o/c, 28 1/2 x 52 in.

A Fine Pair of George III-Style Carved Mahogany Knife Boxes in the Manner of Thos. Chippendale, mid-19th c.

A Fine Regency Carved Rosewood Work Table, c. 1815.

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George Louis Viavant (American/N.O., 18721925), “Nature Morte: Two Quail,” 1921, w/c, sd., dtd., sight 25 x 17 in.

An Antique Polychrome-Decorated Carved Wood Figure of a Saint, probably Spanish Colonial, 18th or 19th c., h. 30 1/4 in.

William Aiken Walker (American/SC, 1838-1921), “Two Cotton Pickers in the Field, Palm Trees and a Cabin in Background,” o/b, sd., 9 x 12 in.

A Fine Anglo-Colonial Carved Hardwood Planters Chair, 19th c.

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Henry Stull (American, 1851-1913), “An Arabian Thoroughbred Racehorse,” o/c, sd., 20 x 24 in.

An Important American Rococo Walnut Armchair, c. 1855, Philadelphia, stamped “C. W. and Co.” 12

An Antique Continental Carrara Marble Figure of “The Spinario (Boy Removing a Thorn from its Foot),” early 20th c., after the antique, h. 24 in.

A Very Fine William IV Carved Rosewood Cellarette, c. 1835.


William Henry Buck (American/N.O., 1840-1888), “A View in the Caribbean with a Rocky Cliff, ‘French’ House, and Palm Trees,” o/b, 12 x 20 in.

A Pair of French Patinated Metal Torchères in the Louis XVI style, probably early 20th c., h. 85 1/2 in.

A Pair of Louis XV Carved Walnut and Needlepoint Fauteuils, 18th c.

An American Classical Carved Mahogany and Gilt Stenciled Games Table, early 19th c., attr. J. & J.W. Meeks, NY.

A Pair of Empire-Style Gilt Bronze-Mounted Kingwood Gueridons, 19th c. 13


Edward Percy Moran (American, 1862-1935), “Colonial Interior with Gentlemen,” o/c, sd.

Jules V. Guerin (American, 1866-1946), “Market Outside the Hagia Sophia,” oil and mixed media, sd., 30 x 20 in.

A Fine Pair of American Classical Carved Mahogany Games Tables, 19th c., NY.

An Italian Painted and Faux Marbre Console Table, late 18th c. 14

A Swedish Rococo Carved Giltwood Mirror, 19th c.


A Good Napoleon III Gilt and Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, marked “Raingo Frès/ Paris,” w. 27 in.

Sixteen Darte Frères Gilt and Polychrome Porcelain Botanical Plates, c. 1820, marked, dia. 9 in.

An Antique Italian Carrara Marble of “Augustus of Prima Porta,” h. 25 1/2 in.

A Fine Pair of French Art Deco Bronze Figural Andirons, c. 1925, attr. Edgar Brandt (1880-1960).

A Large William IV Mahogany Partner’s Desk, c. 1835. 15


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Period English, Continental and American furniture incl. antique 18th c. style Portuguese bombé commode, good Federal chest with HJ brasses, prob. Southern, an interesting walnut Campeche chair, 18th c. English oak settle, Geo. III mah. bureau bookcase, Edwardian inlaid satinwood bookcase, fine Hepplewhite mah. chest, rare pair of Eng. satinwood chests of drawers, Geo. III oval inlaid dining table, c. 1790, rare black leather and mah. telescopic library steps, signed Napoleon III center table, fine Dutch inlaid mah. bureau and fauteuil de bureau, rare pair of Eng. ptd. gilt and m.o.p. chairs, 3-pc. Irish carved mahogany seat furniture, etc. Early cypress gun cabinet, prob. Wilkinson Co., MS, and a good food safe, same provenance; set of 8 Am. Classical dining chairs, fine NY inlaid mah. Pembroke table, Belter “Rosalie” meridienne, fine signed Am. Classical mah. tall chest, early 19th c. cherrywood poster bed, lower MS Valley, good Am. Rosewood canterbury, 18th c. Phila, walnut armchair, 19th c. dolphin carved mah. settee, very fine Phila. carved mah. four poster bed, etc.

octavo editions, Havell prints of White Ibis, Black-Throated Diver, American Robin, Avocet and Crossbill, a fine Bien edition of the American Flamingo; Holbrook’s North American Herpetology, and more. American coin and sterling silver including a Gale & Hayden soup tureen, Jones, Ball & Poor pitcher, George Sharp ice cream set, GA and TN examples, other makers include Delarue and Myers & Janke, Tiffany, Dominick & Haff, Gorham, Whiting and Kirk. Antique English sterling silver, Irish Georgian hot water urn, good examples of Sheffield plate, monumental Continental silver centerpiece and pair of Christofle vegetable tureens. A very fine selection of Asian art including Chinese and Japanese Porcelain from the Irving and Bettie Redler Collection, New Orleans, LA; Chinese art from the Estate of Irene Sartor Chandler, New Orleans, LA; Japanese Works on Paper from the Estate of James R. Lamantia, Jr., New Orleans, LA and New York, NY.

Fine estate collection of period 18th and 19th c. Select European and British Fine Art incl: J. decorations: fine bronzes, objets, porcelains incl. a Ballantyne, C. Beaton, H.A. Brendekilde, W.B. group of Meissen, German, and Sèvres, monumenBrodie, R. Cruickshank, B. De Hoog, G. Dumont, Clarence Millet, N.A. (American/N.O., tal Royal Vienna charger, extensive Capodimonte D. Enjolras, F. Ferogio, G.A. Fripp, C.F. Fuller, F. 1897-1959), “New Orleans Courtyard,” service, Paris porcelain, etc., very fine chenets, pair Gall, B. Guelich, L. Herbo, C. Holroyd,B. Howard, o/cb, sd., sight 14 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. of high-style cutlery boxes, an early French baromJ. Ingres (foll.), J. Israels, A. Karssen, W. Knights, E. eter, early figural andirons, fine bronze and marble Krause, R.L. Leguilloux, P. Lely (attr), W. Medcalf, J. encrier, gilt bronze mtd. pedestal, pair antique Venetian blackamoors, pair of Pascin, J.E. Poynter, F.W. Roscoe, F. Roybet, G. Seignac, J.P. Serrier, H. Schouten, Edgar Brandt andirons, and much more. J. Smart, G. Vuillard, J. Weenix (attr), W. Wissing (cir), C. Woolnoth, and W. Wyld, etc. Antique lighting and mirrors incl. sinumbra and solar examples, Nap. III candelabra, fine chandeliers and gasoliers, large Phila. Chippendale mirror, Swedish American Regional Art including works by W. Arnold, J.R. Campbell, W.A. Rococo example, Geo. III Giltwood mirror, Am. gilded mirrors, and much more. Cooper, M. de Jaham, S. Doke, A.J. Drysdale, G. Dunbar, A. Federico, W. Frye, W.O. Golding, T. Hamblett, E. Harleston, C. Heldner, E. Holzhauer, C. Hunter, A French Provincial tall case clock, tall case regulateur, provenance Carrie A. Kinsey, G. Latimer, W. LeBron, J. Meyers, C. Millet, H. Morrison, C. Murphy, Wolford, several 19th c. bronze mantel clocks, a N.O. carved walnut “steamP. Ninas, A. Oelschig, J. Oertel, J. Parker, C.W. Parrish, P. Powers, Ora Reams, boat” clock, dial sd. Fournier; finely engraved Uberti colt pistols, an early Spanish C. Reinike, C. Richards, N. Rockmore, G. Rodrigue, P. Schoppe, J.T. Scott, A Colonial fig. of a saint, rare pair of Egyptian Revival travertine sphinxes, fine Silverman, H. Slonem, A.R.H. Smith, J. Trudeau, H. Turner, A. Turtle, J.R. Wilcox, French gilt bronze and crystal garniture, etc. D.W. Whitney, and many more. Part II of the Estate of James R. Lamantia, Jr., AIA, featuring an extensive collection of important architectural, old master, European and American drawings, folios and prints and maps. A good collection of natural history and historical prints and folio books including: Audubon Birds of America and Quadrupeds

American art also incl: G.W. Bellows, W. Bradford, A. Brewster, C. Bronson, W.M. Chase, S. Colman, P. Cornoyer, F. Courter, T.B. Craig, M. Fairchild, W. Hart (attr.), R. Henri, P. Lantz, J. Marin, E.P. Moran, M. Pearson, J.A. Pritchard, F. Richardt, A.B. Wall, A. Watson, I.R. Wiles, and more.


April 2012 Estate Auction Highlights