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The Mary Plantation Absolute Auction March 10, 2012

Real Estate & Contents Selling Regardless of Price

Neal Auction Company

Mary Plantation Absolute Auction 5539 Highway 39, Braithwaite, Louisiana March 10, 2012 Collection of Antiquarian and Preservationist Blaine Murrell McBurney Auction Schedule: The Real Estate Auction at Noon. The Contents Auction at 1:00 p.m., after Real Estate.

Exhibition Schedule: Saturday, March 3rd, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 6th – Friday, March 9th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


1. An American Zinc Figural Weathervane. 2. [American Map], “Gray’s New Map of the United States”, 1873, sight 16 3/4 in. x 27 3/4 in., matted and framed. 3. An American Classical Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Work Table, fitted with two drawers, turned and twisted legs, ending on button feet, height 70 in., diameter 17 3/8 in. 4. An American Classical Mahogany Center Table, c. 1860, square top, tapered square stem, square plinth, height 27 in., width 33 in., depth 31 1/2 in. 5. An American Classical Cherrywood Chest of Drawers, outset drawer over three graduated drawers, flanked by turned columns, turned legs. 6. A Fine American Classical Carved Mahogany Four Poster Bed, c. 1830, carved twist posts, shaped headboard, plain rails, later tester. [$2000/3000] 7. A Group of Eight Plates from the section Agriculture et Economie Rustique of the book Recueil de Planches, sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Méchaniques, avec leur explication, edited by Denis Diderot (French, 1713-1784), including “Indigoterie et Manioc”, “Sucrerie”, and “Affinerie des Sucres”, 1762, engravings, each 14 1/4 in. x 9 in. respectively, framed alike. [$1000/1500] Note: The 1762 book Recueil de Planches, sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Méchaniques, avec leur explication is a collection of plates engraved after drawings that were reproduced as a group, along with explanations of each scene depicted. Diderot edited the manuscript, which was delineated primarily by LouisJacques Goussier (French, 1722-1799); a copy of this book is now conserved in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among other institutions.

of Assiniboin Indians on Trees”, hand‑colored aquatint with blindstamp on paper, published by Ackermann and Co., London, sight 19 1/2 in. x 14 1/4 in.; matted and framed. 11. American School, early 20th c., oil on canvas, signed lower left, 16 in. x 20 in., framed.

23. An Old Cypress Oxbow, local, found at Mary. 24. A Cast Iron Figure of a Preying Eagle.

12. J. Halpern, late 19th c., “Coastal Scene at Night”, oil on canvas, signed lower left, 39 in. x 29 in., framed.

25. A Rococo Cast Iron Hall Mirror.

13. An American Mahogany Side Table, having a single drawer with glass pull, turned legs, height 29 3/8 in., width 21 3/4 in., depth 21 1/2 in.

26. Three Pieces of Decorative Stained Glass.

14. An American Walnut Drop‑Leaf Dining Table, c.1830, turned legs, ball feet, height 28 5/8 in., width 46 in., depth 24 3/8 in.

28. An American Walnut Drop‑Leaf Table, 19th c., plain skirt, turned tapered legs ending in porcelain casters, height 29 7/8 in., width 40 in., depth 21 5/8 in.

Provenance: Albania Plantation, Jeanerette, LA. [$800/1200] 15. An American Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Work Table, 19th c., figured top with D‑end leaves, plain skirt on turned tapered legs with button feet. 16. A Good American Classical Mahogany and Gilt Decorated Pier Mirror, early 19th c. [$700/900] 17. A Cast Iron Coal Hod, hinged lid, on iron peg feet. 18. A Pair of American Classical Brass Andirons; together with a wire mesh folding screen. 19. An American Southern Longleaf Pine Armoire, 19th c., having straight cornice, paneled doors, plain skirt, square legs, height 66 in., width 41 in., depth 14 7/8 in. [$1000/1500]

8. A Louisiana Cypress Slant‑Front Desk, mid‑19th c., hinged top, open interior, molded skirt, square tapered legs, height 34 in., width 36 in., depth 27 5/8 in. [$700/900]

20. An American Federal Cherrywood Corner Cupboard, 19th c., arched pediment, paneled doors, shaped skirt, bracket feet, height 84 in., width 39 7/8 in., depth 19 in. [$1000/1500]

9. A Fine Pair of Brass Candlesticks.

21. An American Mahogany Settee, mid-19th c., having scrolling arms on turned supports, plain skirt, turned legs, height 38 in., width 77 1/2 in., depth 27 in. [$800/1200]

10. After Karl Bodmer (Swiss/American/ Missouri, 1809‑1893), “Cut‑Off River, Branch of the Wabash”, hand‑colored aquatint on paper, published by Ackermann and Co., London, sight 11 1/2 in. x 15 1/2 in.; together with “Tombs

22. A Pair of American Cast Iron Ice Cream Parlor Stools, labeled Baker and Hamilton, San Francisco.

27. An American Classical Mahogany Work Table, 19th c.

29. A Large Carved Wood Mortar and Pestle. 30. American School, late 20th c., “The Fairy Tale ‑ after William Merritt Chase”, oil on canvas, signed “April”, 42 in. x 54 in., framed. 31. A. Pope, Jr., “The Ruffed Grouse”, Plate VII. 32. Barbara Wilson, “Le Stein Bistro”, print; together with two chef prints. 33. Dorothy MacIntyre (Morrison) (American, b. 1909), “Southern Summer”, etching and aquatint, pencil‑signed and titled, image 12 1/2 in. X 9 1/4 in. framed. 34. A Set of Four Brass Roundels, painted with Egyptian motif. 35. A Spanish Porcelain Charger, hunt scene; together with a terracotta charger, painted swan. 36. An American Upholstered Wing Chair. 37. A Set of Six American Stenciled Side Chairs, 19th c., black ground with gilt floral decoration, rush seats, turned legs. [$800/1200] 38. A Large Cast Iron Sugar Kettle, diameter 82 in.







39. A Pair of Cast Iron Garden Shelves, arched tops, tiered shelves, height 57 in., width 32 in., depth 16 in. 40. An Ornamental Pair of Classical-Style Cast Stone Jardinières, shell and acanthus decoration, height 22 in., width 22 1/2 in., depth 22 1/2 in. 41. A Cast and Wrought Iron Arched Garden Trellis, antique, found in two parts, “as is.” 42. A Cast Iron Petroleum Drill Bit; together with a small wood barrel. 43. A Wood Box in Old Ochre Paint, height 29 in., width 35 in., depth 17 in. 44. A Cast Iron Urn, 19th c, height 20 1/2 in., diameter 15 in. 45. An Antique Terracotta Olive Jar, repairs, height 36 in. 46. A Cast Iron Indigo Kettle, height 19 in., diameter 24 in. 47. An Antique Painted Cast Iron Lavabo, cabochon crest, scroll backplate, lobed basin with egg and dart rim, height 30 in., width 19 1/2 in. 4


48. A Large Gothic Cypress Pew, height 33 in., width 70 in., depth 16 in.

57. A Pair of Antique Southern Side Chairs, turned supports, hide covered seats, “as is.”

49. An Old Cypress Table, four turned legs, height 29 1/2 in., width 36 in., depth 29 in.

58. An American Federal Cherrywood Cupboard, early 19th c., Southern, flared cornice, glazed upper doors, over paneled doors, ball feet. [$1500/2500]

50. A Chalkware Cat and an Old Birdcage, with a rabbit. 51. A Set of Three Antique Stoneware Storage Jars, one with palm plant.

59. Palmer Cole Hayden (American, 1890‑1973), “Picking Cotton”, oil on canvas board, signed lower left, titled on name plate, 6 in. x 8 in., framed.

52. A Small Cast Iron Molasses Kettle, two handles, peg feet, height 13 in., diameter 21 in.

60. P. Morris, 20th c., “Cotton Picker”, oil on canvas, 16 in. x 12 in., framed.

53. A Large Pair of Terracotta Storage Jars, flared rim, handles.

61. A Group of Four Kitchen Items, including a coffee grinder, metal candlestick mold, butter press and small lidded container.

54. A Set of Six Garden Chairs, lattice pattern back, arched legs. 55. A Good American Plantation Table, c. 1850, probably Mississippi River Valley, original surface, one frieze drawer, turned and tapered legs with ball feet, height 29 1/2 in., width 60 in., depth 32 3/4 in. [$1000/1500] 56. A Set of Four American Walnut Side Chairs, c. 1850.

62. A French Hand‑Painted Faience Luncheon Service, Longchamp, including 6 dinner plates, 6 salad plates, 6 bread plates, 6 fruit bowls and 6 cups and saucers, (36 pcs.) 63. An English Partial Dinner Service, “Blue Onion” pattern, (apprx. 39 pcs.) 64. A Group of Ceramic “Blue Onion” Pattern Pieces, including a rolling pin, slotted server, two strainers, small ladle, meat tenderizer. (7 pcs.)






65. Two Faience Plates; together with an English or American redware pottery pitcher. 66. An American Mahogany Candle Box, 19th c., with raised panel cover. 67. A Country French Wrought Iron Pot Hanger, circular form with scroll hooks and rooster decoration. 68. A Wrought Iron Nine‑Light Chandelier, central globe issuing scroll arms, electrified, height 30 in., diameter 37 in.

73. A Group of Glazed Pottery, brown and green glazing, including a jug, pitcher and two storage jars, (4 pcs.) 74. A Large Painted Oak Splint Lidded Basket. 75. An Oak Splint Market Basket. 76. A Group of Three Baskets, including a kindling basket, market basket, and small tray basket.



and tapered legs, height 56 3/4 in., width 39 in., depth 21 in. [$800/1200] 82. A Group of Cast Iron Cookware, including two small kettles, one with lid, two skillets, one small trivet, (5 pcs.) 83. A Large Group of Wrought Iron Cooking Utensils, including a toaster, two ladles, two forks, measuring cup, poker, and a knife, (8 pcs.) 84. A Sawtooth Fireplace Trammel, 18th c., original wrought iron circular rings, adjustable.

77. A Large Oak Splint Kindling Basket. 69. A Pair of Brass Candlesticks, 19th c. 70. A Group of Americana, consisting of a pewter tankard, plate and flask, cast iron cornbread mold, butter press, and a porcelain mug with an eagle, (6 pcs.) 71. A Group of Brass and Wrought Iron Cookware, including two brass pots, one on stand, and a large trivet. 72. A Good Pair of Charles X Gilt Bronze Candlesticks, early 19th c., [$500/750]

78. A Group of Three Baskets, including a lidded basket, a market basket, and a picnic basket. 79. A Rare Pair of Southern Turned and Bentwood Walnut Weaver’s Chairs, with original caned seats. 80. A Southern Walnut Work Table, c. 1840, probably Louisiana, one drawer, turned legs, height 29 in., width 30 in., depth 18 1/2 in. [$300/500] 81. An American Mahogany Plantation Desk, early 19th c., figured mahogany fall front lid enclosing fitted interior, pair of drawers, turned

85. A Group of Antique Cooking Utensils, including a butter churn, and two wooden buckets. 86. A Joseph Roberts & Sons Silverplate Carving Set, celluloid handles, cased. 87. A Group of Silverplate Objects, consisting of 6 small wine coasters, pair of candlesticks, water pitcher, cooler, (10 pcs.) 88. A Large Pair of Brass Candlesticks, now mounted as lamps. 89. A Set of Fireplace Utensils, including pair of andirons, firescreen, and a pair of tongs. 5

90. A Wrought Iron Two-Light Candelabrum. 91. An Extensive Porcelain Dinner Service, Pirken Hammer, Czech, polychrome floral décor, including 12 dinner plates, 12 bowls, 10 cups, 9 saucers, 9 salad plates, 8 bread plates, 4 dessert plates, 9 small bowls, 2 serving platters, gravy boat, 2 serving bowls (1 covered), sugar, creamer, 6 scalloped plates, (93 pcs.) 92. A Blue and White Punch Bowl in the China Trade Taste. 93. An Associated Group of Porcelain Dinner Ware, consisting of an English platter, six luncheon plates and four bowls with underplates. 94. An Extensive Paris Porcelain Dinner Service, mid-19th c., having gilt and claret border, several covered tureens. [$1000/1500] 95. A Group of Continental Porcelain, consisting of a pair of Bavarian saucers with Napoleon and Josephine, and a Limoges portrait plate of Benjamin Franklin. 96. An Austrian Gilt and Polychrome Porcelain Center Bowl, figural reserve, signed Kaufmann; together with a porcelain lamp, metal base. 97. American School, 19th c., “Portrait of a Gentleman”, pastel and black chalk on pink paper, unsigned, sight 7 3/4 in. x 6 1/8 in., original gilt frame with églomisé glass panel. 98. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (French, 1703‑1772), “Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans”, 1764, hand-colored engraving, sight 9 1/4 in. x 12 1/2 in., matted and framed. 99. After Karl Bodmer (Swiss/American/ Missouri, 1809‑1893), “Niagara Falls”, aquatint on paper, published by Ackermann and Co., London, sight 16 in. x 20 3/4 in. 100. Currier & Ives / Publisher, “Fort Pickens, Pensacola Harbor, Florida”, lithograph, sight 9 1/4 x 13 in., matted and framed. 101. Currier & Ives / Publisher, “General Andrew Jackson. The Hero of New‑Orleans”, 1845, hand‑colored lithograph, 14 in. x 10 in., framed.


102. American School, 19th c., “Portrait of a Man”, watercolor, unsigned, sight 12 1/4 in. x 10 1/4 in., period frame.

103. Louisiana School, 19th c., “Bayou Scene”, oil on canvas laid on board, initialed lower right, 17 1/2 in. x 22 in., period frame. 104. After Joseph Rusling Meeker (American/ Louisiana, 1827‑1889), hand-colored engraving, sight 5 3/4 in. x 7 in., matted and framed. 105. After Alfred R. Waud (American, 1828‑1891), “New Orleans”, hand-colored engraving, sight 7 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in., framed. 106. Ellsworth Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1861‑1939), “The Oyster Fishermen”, etching on paper, initialed in plate, sight 6 3/4 in. x 8 in., matted and framed. 107. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (French, 1703‑1772), “Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans”, c. 1755, engraving, sight 7 7/8 in. x 11 1/4 in., matted and framed. 108. John James Audubon (American, 1785‑1851), “Cooper’s Flycatcher”, “Rocky Mountain Flycatcher”, “Parkman’s Wren”, “Bewick’s Wren”, and “Traill’s Flycatcher”, five lithographs, octavo edition of Birds of America, sight 6 in. x 10 in., matted and framed. 109. A Tôle Peinte Tray, reserve of fruit; together with a circular woven tray, reserve of a parrot on a branch. 110. A Pewter Lavabo, 19th c., fully marked. 111. A Pair of English Brass Urns, flared rim, bulbous shape, with liners.

118. An American Late Federal Cherrywood Jackson Press, c. 1840, backsplash, two drawers over doors flanked by turned columns, turned tapered feet, height 54 1/2 in., width 44 in., depth 23 in. [$1000/1500] 119. A Pair of Paris Porcelain Apothecary Jars, 19th c.; together with a Paris porcelain shaving mug 120. A Pair of Diminutive Paris Porcelain Urns, early 19th c., Italianate reserves. 121. An American Green Glass Épergne, center stem, surrounded by four arms, ruffled rim base. 122. An American Opaline and Blue Glass Lamp. 123. A Vintage Fan and a Flare Case. 124. A William IV Mahogany Side Chair, having rounded crest rail, conforming medial rail, upholstered trapezoidal seat, turned tapered chamfered legs ending on button feet. 125. A Pair of Gothic‑Style Cast Iron Benches, pierced back and sides, patterned seat, medial stretcher, height 33 in., width 54 in., depth 17 in. [$1000/1500] 126. A Cast Iron Figural Garden Fountain, central figure of boy with goose, reeded column, dolphin supports, shaped plinth, height 55 in., diameter 24 in. [$1000/2000]

112. A Pair of Tôle Peinte and Mirrored Sconces, in the 18th c. style.

126A. A Cast Iron Figure of the Crouching Venus, on cast iron pedestal, figure height 31 in., pedestal height 23 in., overall height 54 in.

113. An Old Thompson Loggerhead Sea Turtle, mounted.

127. A Cast Iron Indigo Kettle, 19th c., height 18 1/2 in., diameter 32 in.

114. A Diminutive Pair of Black Marble Urns.

128. A Group of Four Cast and Wrought Iron Garden Trellises, gothicized top.

115. A Group of Six Enameled and Brass Picture Pins. 116. An Inlaid Rosewood, Satinwood and Ebony Gameboard, 19th c. 117. A Mahogany Campaign Silver Chest, lift top, drawer below, carrying handles.

129. Two Cast and Wrought Iron Garden Trellises, pointed top. 130. A Group of Four Cast and Wrought Iron Garden Trellises, domed top. 130A. A Pair of Cast Iron Figures of Classical Maidens, on cast iron pedestals, heights of fig-

ures 63 in. and 52 in., pedestal heights 23 in., overall heights 86 in. and 75 in. 131. A Pair of Verdigris Patinated Cast Iron Egrets. 132. A Patinated Cast Iron Figure of a Deer, height 60 in., width 41 in., depth 17 in. 133. A Large Cast Iron Figural Garden Fountain, central figure of a boy with goose, foliate lobed basin on plinth base, height 74 in., diameter 50 in. [$1000/2000] 134. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Sofa, c. 1830, New York, cylindrical crest, scroll arms, cornucopia brackets, paw feet, height 31 1/2 in., width 83 in., depth 23 in. [$1000/2000] 135. A Fine American Classical Inlaid Maple and Mahogany Games Table, c. 1825, vigorously carved acanthus support, carved legs ending on paw feet, height 29 1/2 in., width 35 1/2 in., depth 17 1/2 in. [$1000/1500] 136. An American Classical Gilt Pier Mirror, 19th c., height 42 in., width 26 in. 137. A Fine Pair of American Classical Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Work Tables, c. 1830, each fitted with three drawers, columnar support, scroll legs, casters, height 30 in., width 21 in., depth 20 in. [$1000/2000]

144. An American Classical Mahogany Pier Table, c. 1840, white marble top, cove‑molded frieze, scroll supports, mirrored back, shaped plinth, height 36 in., width 45 1/2 in., depth 21 in. [$1000/1500] 145. A Fine American Classical Carved Mahogany Server, c. 1820, superstructure with two drawers and shaped backsplash, large center drawer flanked by bottle drawers; over paneled doors, turned legs ending in casters, height 53 in., width 46 1/2 in., depth 23 in. [$1200/2000] 146. An American Classical Mahogany Galleried Side Table, c. 1830, Boston, white marble top, towel bars, turned legs, shaped plinth, castors, height 39 in., width 41 in., depth 21 in. [$1000/1500] 147. A Pair of French Silverplate Sauceboats and Undertrays, swan mounted handles. 148. A Pair of English Silverplate Candelabra, marked, paired scrolling arms.

139. An American Carved Mahogany Side Chair, c. 1840, incurvate back, saber legs. 140. Three Antique White Marble Urns, now mounted as table lamps. 141. A Pair of Continental Enameled and Blown Glass Vases. 142. A Rare French Alabaster Clock, 19th c., of domical form, central gilt bronze and enameled dial. [$700/1000] 143. A Large “Scrimshaw” Tusk with Carved Central Panel of Asian Scene, on wood base.

157. Philip Kappel (American, 1901‑1981), “Spanish Moss, Houmas House, Burnside, LA.” and “Lace in Cast Iron, New Orleans, LA.”, etchings on paper, both pencil-signed and titled, signed in plate, Friedman’s Art Store, Savannah, GA label en verso, plate 9 3/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. and 9 1/2 in. x 9 1/4 in. respectively, matted and framed. 158. Currier & Ives / Publisher, “Bound Down the River, Scene on the Lower Mississippi”, handcolored lithograph, sight 21 in. x 28 3/4 in., matted and framed. 159. Southern School, late 19th/early 20th c., “Peacocks in a Landscape”, oil on canvas, unsigned, 28 in. x 22 in., framed. 160. Continental School, 19th c., “Elegant Portrait of a Spanish Lady”, oil on canvas, unsigned, 36 1/2 in. x 29 in. antique frame, Note: found in a Faubourg Marigny home.

149. A Monumental Silverplate Meat Dome with Well and Tree Undertray, pseudo hallmarks. [$500/800] 150. A French Silverplate Circular Tureen and Cover, openwork loop handles, domed cover with artichoke finial, egg and dart border. 151. A Silverplate Footed Tray, in the 18th c. style, scroll handles.

Provenance: Crozat Collection, Houmas House. 138. An English Mahogany Footstool, c. 1835, square seat, turned bulbous legs, casters.

156. A Vista Alegre White and Gilt Porcelain Tureen and Undertray, Portugal, marked.

151A. An American Rococo‑Style Silverplate Circular Tray, engraved. 152. A George III‑Style Silverplate Tray, marked C‑scroll and shell rim, engraved. 152A. A Regency‑Style Silverplate Tray , marked, “...Wm. Blackinton since 1865...”, circular footed form with gallery. 153. An Assembled Paris Porcelain Dinner Service, 19th c., “Cornflower” pattern, including 12 dinner plates, 8 smaller plates, 4 square plates, 3 platters, gravy bowl, pitcher, tureen on stand, 2 corbeilles, (33 pcs.) [$1000/1500] 154. A Set of Ten Lenox Porcelain Gold Rim Dinner Plates, marked. 155. A Set of Ten English Dessert Plates, marked “Royal Cauldon”.

161. A Federal‑Style Mahogany Extension Dining Table, on square tapered legs, two leaves with apron, one straight leaf. [$1000/1500] 162. A Rare Suite of Eight American Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs in the Gothic Taste, 1830s-1840s, probably New Orleans, curved crest rail above arched-carved backs, reeded molding, plain seat rail on canted tapering cabriole legs. [$5000/7000] Provenance: Didier Inc, New Orleans, to the present owner. These chairs were exhibited in the “Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Exhibition” in the Old State Capital, Baton Rouge, JanuaryDecember 2003. Note: While the overall design of these chairs bears similarities to several sophisticated American Gothic examples, it is interesting to note that the French Restauration influence and several design aspects of the present lot relate closely to a set of chairs descended in the Morgan Family of New Orleans and Ascension Parish and collected by Didier Inc, New Orleans. 163. An American Federal Carved Mahogany Sideboard, early 19th c., probably New York, top with arched backsplash, bowfront center with drawers and doors, arched skirt, side pedestals with small drawers over cupboards, tapered reeded legs, brass ball feet, height 53 in., width 76 in., depth 30 in. [$1500/2500] 7

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164. An American Carved and Gilded Overmantel Mirror, 19th c., tripartite divided mirror plate, height 27 in., width 63 in. [$500/750] 165. A Fine Pair of Antique Brass Ball Andirons, having bold turnings. 166. A Good Paris Porcelain Bleu Royale Tea and Coffee Service, early 19th c., (20 pcs.) [$700/1000] 167. A Fine Pair of Paris Porcelain Urns, c. 1830, white ground with gilding, masque biscuit handles. [$800/1200] 8

168. A Set of Twelve Painted Dessert Plates, marked “Pickard”. 169. A Good Pair of French Bleu and Gilt Porcelain Corbeilles, early 19th c. [$800/1200] 170. A Group of Four Cut Glass Decanters, two lacking stoppers. 171. A Cranberry and White Blown Art Glass Vase, applied rim. 172. A Cranberry Blown Glass Pitcher, applied handle; together with four blown glasses, (5 pcs.)


173. A Blue Cut‑to‑White and Clear Gallé‑Type Vase, decorated with butterflies and flowers, height 13 1/2 in. 174. An American Mahogany and Birdseye Maple Server, 19th c., maple backsplash, two drawers, the turned legs ending in button feet, height 37 in., width 37 in., depth 20 in. [$500/750] 175. An American Late Federal Carved Mahogany Candlestand, early 19th c., rectangular top on vasiform standard, downswept and arched legs, height 26 in., width 24 in., depth 16 in.










176. An American Classical Mahogany Center Table, c. 1835, highly figured and segmented top, octagonal support and plinth, scroll legs, height 29 in., diameter 35 in. [$1200/1800]

179. An American Mahogany Candlestand, c. 1800, school of Duncan Phyfe, elliptical top, carved legs, vasiform support, carved legs, height 26 in., width 24 in., depth 16 in. [$400/800]

177. A French Restauration Carved Mahogany Fauteuil, curved back, scrolling arms, sabre front legs. [$400/800]

180. [Mississippi Map], “Mississippi River Commission, Barataria & Lake Borgne Levee Districts”, c. 1893, engraving, sight 8 1/8 in. x 21 1/4 in., matted and framed.

178. A Good American or French Carved Mahogany Fauteuil, c. 1830. [$1000/2000] 178A. An American Classical Mahogany Footstool, bracket feet.

181. John Miller (Johann Sebastian Mueller, German, 1715-1792), “Syngenesia Mongamia Lobelia” and “Pentandrla Pentagynia Crassula”, hand-tinted engravings from Illustratio Systematis Sexualis Linneai, published by J. Miller in Dorset Court, plate size 14 in. x 20 1/2 in., matted and framed.


Note: In 1736 Ehret had published the first illustrated table of Linnaeus’ new system of classification. After several reproductions there was a need for a more detailed illustration of the system. In an attempt to satisfy this demand John Miller produced the historic work from which these plates were taken. Published in 20 parts beginning in 1770. Queen Charlotte, a student of both botany and flower painting, was included amongst the 85 subscribers. 182. American School, 19th c., “Tropical Landscape”, oil on canvas, unsigned, 10 in. x 16 in., period frame.


183. L. Champlin, 20th c., “Bayou Scene”, 1925, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 17 1/2 in. x 14 in., framed.

199A. An Oriental Carpet, salmon, mustard and cream, geometric and floral design, 6 ft. 5 in. x 3 ft. 7 in.

184. Edward B. Lee, 20th c., “Haiti: Islanders Transporting Raw Sugar Cane”, c. 1940s, watercolor, signed, placed, and dated lower right, sight 9 1/4 in. x 14 1/4 in., matted and framed.

200. A Pair of Cast Iron Figures on Renaissance Style Pedestals, hieght of figures 46 in. and 47 in. [$1000/2000]

185. An Antique Carved Wood Mortar and Pestle. 186. A Cast Iron Dog, 19th c. 187. A Diminutive Paint-Decorated Blanket Chest, 19th c. 188. An Early Sheraton Child’s Rush Seat Armchair, arrow back with turned stretchers. 189. A Pine Butler’s Tray on Stand , height 37 in., width 28 in., depth 16 in. 190. A Large Finely Cut Crystal Bowl. 191. A Group of Four Brass Lamps. 192. A Pair of French Bronze and Marble Figural Candlesticks, 19th c. [$500/750] 193. A Paris Porcelain Urn, now mounted as a table lamp. 194. A Pair of Three‑Light Sconces, prism hung. 195. A Gilt Metal Mechanical Bank, in the form of birds nest with mother bird and babies, base marked “Reproduced from the original in collection of The Book of Knowledge”, pat. 1883. 196. An American or English Hanging Hall Light, 19th c., electrified. 197. A Ship Captain’s Telescopic Spy Glass, 19th c., brass capped with lens cover, original hardwood shaft, length 26 1/2 in. 198. A Group of Four Coin Silver Spoons, c. 1820, stamped “R. Johnston”. 199. An Oriental Carpet, blue ground with red, cream, and green geometric design, 6 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. 10

201. A Classical‑Style Cast Iron Garden Figure, depicting “Minerva” in standing pose holding an urn, the tall pedestal with masks, putti and scrolled plaques, figure height 57 in., pedestal height 35 in., width 22 in., depth 22 in., overall height 92 in. [$1000/2000] 202. A Cast Iron Statue of Blessed Mary, figure height 48 in., pedestal height 23 in., overall height 71 in. 203. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Swellfront Chest of Drawers, c. 1830, school of Joseph Barry, probably Baltimore. [$1000/2000] 204. A Painted Cock Fighting Chair, mid-19th c., French. 205. An American Classical Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Work Table, having two drawers, scrolling trestle base, height 27 3/4 in., width 19 in., depth 19 in. 206. An American Mahogany Side Table, 19th c., two drawers, height 30 in., width 19 1/2 in., depth 17 1/2 in. 207. An American Classical Carved and Giltwood Pier Mirror, 19th c., found in original state, height 50 1/2 in., width 26 in. [$500/1000] 208. An American Gilt Bronze Three-Piece Girandole Garniture, mid-19th c. 209. A Paris Porcelain Veilleuse, mid-19th c., decorated with gilt and polychrome floral reserves. 210. A Pair of Parian Figures of Ladies. 211. An American Rosewood, Maple and Églomisé Shelf Clock, c. 1840, labeled “Seth Thomas”. [$500/750] 212. An American Late Classical Mahogany Armoire, c. 1830, pair of paneled doors enclosing divided and fitted interior, height 82 in., width 54 in., depth 22 1/4 in. [$1000/1500]

213. An American Classical Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Table, plain apron, carved pedestal on four foliate paw feet, height 27 in., width 39 in., depth 25 1/2 in. 214. A Carved Mahogany Bed, in the Sheraton Taste, height 92 1/2 in., length 92 in., width 83 in. [$1000/2000] 215. A Southern Carved Mahogany Daybed, mid-19th c., ring‑turned crest rails above paneled headboards, vasiform uprights, straight rails, turned and tapered legs, ball feet, height 34 in., width 77 in., depth 31 in. [$1000/2000] 216. An American Late Classical Mahogany Armoire, c. 1840, New Orleans, ogee cornice, molded doors enclosing fitted interior with four shelves, plinth drawer, molded skirt, on pillar feet, height 98 in., width 60 in., depth 27 in. [$2500/3500] Provenance: From Gov. W.C.C. Claiborne House, Esplanade Ave. Note: The beaded ogee cornice, beaded case and molded doors on the present lot are strikingly similar to those found on an armoire with stenciled label of Dutreuil Barjon, Jr., sold by Neal Auction Company as lot 140, December 8, 2007. 217. A Group of Fireplace Tools, including stand, wire screen, brush, two tongs, pitcher. 218. A French Aubusson Rug, 5 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 10 in. 218A. A French Aubusson Rug, 8 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 7 in. 219. An American Pressed Green Glass Lamp, electrified; together with an amber glass lamp and a blown glass bottle now mounted as a lamp. 220. Robert John Thornton / Publisher (English, c. 1768‑1837), “Pitcher Plant” and “The Aloe”, two mezzotints with aquatint and line engraving, sight 19 in. x 14 3/4 in., matted and in period frames. 221. An Early American Cradle , height 17 in., width 36 1/4 in., depth 16 1/4 in. 222. A French Aubusson Rug, 5 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.

223. Two Antique French Fashion Engravings, sight 8 3/4 in. x 13 in., framed alike.

236. A Pair of Paris Porcelain and Brass Oil Lamps.

224. Brookshaw, “Melon”, lithograph, Plate XLI, sight 13 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in., framed.

237. An American Gilt Bronze Three‑Piece Girandole Garniture, mid-19th c.

225. A Carved Hardwood Planter’s Chair, canted cane back joined by scrolling arms and legs.

238. An American Mahogany Dressing Mirror, mid-19th c., height 25 1/2 in., width 28 1/4 in.

226. An Antique Louisiana Cypress Bench, wide plank back and seat.

239. A Gilt and Polychrome Paris Porcelain Lidded Coffee Pot; together with a porcelain pitcher.

Provenance: Florewood Plantation, Greenwood, Mississippi.

and “Little Theatre Courtyard”, pair of hand‑colored silver gelatin prints, both signed lower right and titled en verso, both 7 in. x 5 in., framed. 249. Tropical Botanical Watercolor, “Heliconia”, sight 8 in. x 6 1/4 in., antique burlwood frame. 250. An American Mahogany Ogee Mirror, c. 1840. 251. A Hardwood Cane, turned and tapered stick topped by figural handle.

240. An American Classical Mahogany Bookcase, c. 1835, stepped ogee cornice, pair of gothic glazed doors enclosing four shelves, single drawer base, on disc feet, height 90 in., width 56 1/2 in., depth 19 in. [$1500/2500]

252. An American Walnut Hat Stand, made from a turned bed post, with four double hooks.

228. A Large Rococo‑Style Cast Iron Bench, with scalloped floral crest, the back of interlocking arches, continuous arms, foliate skirt, cabriole legs. [$1000/1500]

241. Louisiana School, 19th c., “Portrait of a Creole Lady”, oil on canvas, unsigned, 29 in. x 24 in. period frame.

254. Louisiana School, 19th c., “Bear Hunt in the Louisiana Bayou”, oil on canvas, unsigned, 12 in. x 14 in., framed.

229. A Bucket Bench , height 22 in., width 42 in., depth 28 in. [$300/500]

242. American School, 19th c., “Portrait of an Elderly Lady”, oil on canvas, unsigned, 33 in. x 27 in., framed.

255. An Aesthetic Incised Walnut Frame with Gilt Liner, sight 7 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in.; antique engraving “Southwest Pass”, signed.

243. A Federal Mahogany Drop‑Leaf Table, early 19th c., highly figured top, frieze drawer, turned and reeded legs, height 30 in., width 45 3/4 in., depth 46 in. [$500/750]

256. A Small Folk Painted Split Baluster Mirror, early 19th c., mirror loss; and a small gilt mirror (2 pcs.)

227. A Cypress Bench, height 34 in., width 45 in., depth 18 in.

230. A Cypress Bench, “as is,” , height 33 1/2 in., width 58 1/2 in., depth 16 in. 231. A Monumental Cast Iron Sugar Kettle, located downriver side near house, diameter 79 in. Note: The kettle offered here as lot 231 is prominently featured in an image of Mary published in Louisiana Plantation Houses: Colonial and Ante Bellum, by Darrell W. Overdyke, New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1965, p. 127. 232. A Large Cast Iron Sugar Kettle, located rear of Mary property, near old shed, diameter 60 in. 233. A Large Wooden Pirogue, “as is”. Note: Found on the riverfront at Mary.

253. A Hat Stretcher, 19th c.

244. A Fine American Carved and Gilded Eglomise Mirror, early 19th c., height 35 in., width 21 in. [$500/750]

257. Marshall D. Smith (American/New Orleans, 1874‑1973), “Feather Palms, Old New Orleans”, 1924, oil on board, signed, inscribed, and titled en verso, 30 in. x 24 in., framed.

245. An Antique American or Irish Queen Anne Drop‑Leaf Table , height 29 in., width 36 in., depth 14 in. [$500/750]

258. An American Classical Carved Four Post Bed, early 19th c., with pegged rails, height 83 in., length 74 in., width 49 in. [$1200/2000]

246. A Spanish Colonial Hardwood Butaquito, probably 18th c., the leather upholstery affixed to the curved frame with rosehead nails, the curule legs connected by cross stretchers, height 24 in., width 18 in., depth 10 in. [$800/1200]

259. An American Classical Mahogany Chest of Drawers, c. 1830, Baltimore, height 47 1/4 in., width 44 1/2 in., depth 24 in. [$700/1000] 260. An American Mahogany Washstand, c. 1835, height 33 1/2 in., width 22 in., depth 17 1/4 in.

Provenance: Estate of Doris Zemurray Stone.

234. A Rococo‑Style Cast Iron Garden Settee, with scalloped floral crest, the back of interlocking arches, continuous arms, reticulated seat, foliate skirt, cabriole legs, height 34 in., width 41 1/2 in., depth 16 1/2 in.

247. Jack Meyers (American/Louisiana, 1930‑1994), “Louisiana Plantation with Sugar Refinery”, ink and graphite on paper, unsigned, sight 10 1/2 in. x 22 3/4 in., matted and framed.

261. An Antique Spanish Colonial Hardwood, Brass‑Bound and Tooled Leather Trunk, early 19th c., domical hinged lid, open interior, paneled sides, decorative leather moldings with a meander leaf design and brass nailhead decoration, height 19 1/2 in., width 31 in., depth 19 in. [$700/900]

235. A Hanging Hall Lantern, 19th c., star and cut pattern glass, located upstairs.

248. Eugene A. Delcroix (American/New Orleans, 1892‑1967), “Spring in the Swamp”

Provenance: Estate of Doris Zemurray Stone. 11








262. An American Cherrywood Drop‑Leaf Table , height 30 in., length 35 1/4 in., width 21 in.

266. American School, 19th c., “Southern Landscape”, oil on canvas, unsigned, 21 in. x 31 in., framed. [$1500/2500]

274. Two Antique Engravings, “Ruins of Ehrenfels”, and “Der Sonnentempel Zu Baalbeck”, both plate 4 in. x 6 in., matted and framed.

263. An American Painted Cast and Wrought Iron Bassinet.

267. A Large American Federal Carved and Gilded Mirror, c. 1820, height 47 1/2 in., width 33 1/2 in. [$800/1200]

275. A Tooled Leather Standish; together with a pair of brass push‑up candlesticks, (3 pcs.)

264. An American Carved Mahogany Tall Post Bed, c. 1830, probably Lower Mississippi, boldly turned posts, rolling pin headboard. [$2500/3500]

268. A French Restauration Mahogany Armoire, c. 1850, mirror door, height 88 1/2 in., width 49 in., depth 19 1/2 in. [$1000/1500]

276. Linda Lloyd, 20th c., “Nesting”, etching on paper, pencil-signed, artist’s proof, plate 11 3/4 in. x 8 3/4 in., matted and framed. 277. A Pair of Pressed Glass Oil Lamps.

Note: The boldly ring-turned and vasiform carved posts and shaped rolling pin headboard on the present lot are nearly identical to those on a bed from Bocage Plantation in Ascension Parish. This bed is also related to several examples including one at Parlange Plantation; one from the Jacques Dupre house in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish; and two from Houmas House in Ascension Parish. This stacked ring, spool, and vasiform carving is typified in Creole furniture. Reference: Holden, Jack D., et al. Furnishing Louisiana: Creole and Acadian Furniture,1735-1835, New Orleans: The Historic

269. A Pair of “Hitchock” Fancy Chairs, 19th c., black ground with gilt floral decoration, cane seats. 270. A Folk Painted Rush Seat Child’s Chair.

279. A Wicker Settee; together with small chair and table.

271. An American Faux Bois Dry Sink, 19th c., lift top, void interior, doors below, shaped skirt, bracket feet, height 31 in., width 29 in., depth 18 in.

280. An American Painted Blanket Chest, 19th c., height 20 1/2 in., width 37 in., depth 16 in.

New Orleans Collection, 2010. p. 384, fig. 11.

265. Mason, 20th c., “Bayou Cabin”, oil on canvas board, signed lower right, 12 in. x 16 in., framed.


278. A Gout Stool.

272. An American Cherrywood Side Table, 19th c., single drawer, height 30 in., width 22 in., depth 15 1/2 in.

281. An Early Flax Spinning Wheel, turned splayed legs. 282. An American Wing Chair .

273. A Cut and Etched Glass Vase; together with a green glass bottle, “Rhum Jamaique”.





283. A Mississippi River Valley Carved Cherrywood Chest of Drawers , height 46 in., width 42 1/2 in., depth 20 1/2 in. [$500/750] 284. A Tripod Sewing Stand , height 28 in., width 14 1/2 in. 285. A Good Paris Porcelain Coffee and Desserte Service, early 19th c., marked “Rihouet, Paris”, (14 pcs.) 286. A Monumental Porcelain Vase, floral reserves above oval pendant of three flower maidens, ivory ground. 287. A Continental Gilt Porcelain Associated Partial Coffee and Tea Service, consisting of five pots, waste bowl, demitasse cup and a lid, “as is.” 288. Knute Heldner (Swedish/New Orleans, 1877‑1952), “Mr. Battistella” and “Port Royale Cafe”, etchings on paper, both pencil-signed and titled, both plate 8 in. x 5 7/8 in., matted and framed. 289. De Sylva, 20th c., “Street Dancers”, oil on masonite, signed lower right, 5 1/8 in. x 4 in., unframed.



290. A Pair of Cast Iron Figural Andirons, probably American, each maiden atop a shell.

300. An American Victorian Wicker Rocking Chair.

291. An Antique Prayer Rug, probably Persian, 5 ft. 1 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.

301. Two Victorian Wicker Armchairs; together with a square wicker center table.

292. A Prayer Rug, 6 ft. 11 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.

302. A Pair of Antique Wicker Rocking Chairs; together with a wicker side table.

293. An Oriental Runner, 10 ft. x 3 ft. 4 in. 294. Four Cast Iron Campagna Urns. 295. A Cast Iron Door Stop, bird and urn; together with a cast iron boot scraper, lyre form, scalloped base. 296. A Large Group of Wrought and Cast Iron Door Hardware. 297. A Group of Three Wrought Iron Branding Irons, including letters M, E, and S; together with cast iron finial (4 pcs.) 298. A Group of Four Architectural Stain Glass Windows, late 19th/early 20th c., one arched, one domical and two rectangular. 299. A Group of Seven Cast Iron Clothing Irons.

303. A Pair of Rocking Chairs; together with another similar rocking chair. 304. Two Wooden Benches, one folding X‑form legs, the other cypress rope bench. 305. Contents of Storage Barn at the Rear of Property, including: various cypress panels, 2 bookcases, bench pieces, etc. 306. A Wrought Iron Garden Suite, consisting of a table with glass top and four chairs, (5 pcs.) 307. A Cast Iron and Blue Glazed Pottery Inlaid Plant Stand, circular top, scrolled base 308. A Wrought Iron Garden Suite, consisting of two chaise longues, an armchair and a side table with glass top, (4 pcs.)




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Mary Plantation Absolute Auction 5539 Highway 39, Braithwaite, Louisiana • March 10, 2012

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Mary Plantation Absolute Plantation Absolute Auction  

Over 300 items to be sold absolute.

Mary Plantation Absolute Plantation Absolute Auction  

Over 300 items to be sold absolute.