Winter Gallery Auction 2016 December: Selkirk

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selkirk Winter Gallery Auction December 10, 2016


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STEINWAY & CO. GRAND PIANO CIRCA 1910 Estimate $4,000-$6,000


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FRONT COVER: WINTER VILLAGE by THEOPHILE EMMANUEL DUVERGER (FRENCH, 1821 - 1886) Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Winter Gallery Auction 450+ lots

American, European & Asian Furniture, Decorative & Fine Art Fine & Vintage Jewelry & Timepieces

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM F EATURING P ROPERTY FROM : D R . AND M RS . G ERALD H. K URSAR ; M S . M ARY M IZERANY N ICOLA ; A L ADY F ROM L ADUE , M ISSOURI ; A P RIVATE C OLLECTION , T OWN AND C OUNTRY, M ISSOURI ; AND SELECT CONSIGNMENTS FROM A LABAMA , C ALIFORNIA , F LORIDA , I LLINOIS, M ASSACHUSETTS, M ISSOURI , O KLAHOMA AND T EXAS P REVIEW T IMES : SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 12:00 PM TO 5:00 PM MONDAY - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5-7, 10:00 AM TO 6:00 PM THURSDAY - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8-9, 10:00 AM TO 8:00 PM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 9:00 AM TO 10:00 AM FULLY ILLUSTRATED, ONLINE CATALOG • selkirkauctions.com LIVE INTERNET BIDDING • selkirklive.com T ERMS :

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20% Buyer’s Premium (25% online) Cash, Check, Visa® & MasterCard Accepted Absentee and fax bids accepted and bid competitively. For your convenience, we will be able to answer your questions about specific items and take your absentee bids by phone. Call 314.696.9041 or Email inquiries: info@selkirkauctions.com. Principal Auctioneer: Richard “Jeff” Jeffers Auctioneer: Amelia Jeffers, Terry Beye ©COPYRIGHT – Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers 2016 We are not affiliated with the Selkirk family.

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SILVER CENTERPIECE with AMETHYST BY GRANDIS ATTILIO, ROMA

depicting the Four Seasons Estimate $400-$700

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CHRIST HEALING THE SICK by REMBRANDT HARMENSZ VAN RIJN (DUTCH, 1606-1669) Estimate: $5,000-$7,000

FINE ART, 18th-20th Century: American, European and Asian fine paintings, lithographs, etchings, and sculpture by artists including Rembrandt van Rijn, Pierre- Auguste Renoir, Emmanuel Duverger, Jane Peterson, Gustav Dittenberger, Frank Nuderscher, Rose Maynard Barton, Erte, Heywood Hardy, John Piper and Doris Lee.

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“ADMIRAL DEWEY” JARDINIERE & PEDESTAL by WHEELING POTTERY illustrated in their 1907 catalog and purportedly from the St. Louis World’s Fair West Virginia Pavilion Estimate $2,000-$4,000

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ITALIAN MARKET SCENE by JANE PETERSON (AMERICAN, 1876-1965) Estimate $1,800-$2,500


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PAIR OF FRENCH ART NOUVEAU URNS Estimate $4,000-$6,000

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JEWELRY: Fine private collection men’s and women’s jewelry from the 19th and 20th centuries as well as contemporary designs including Bulgari, Givenchy, Gucci, and Rolex.

AN EXQUISITE 18 KARAT GOLD, DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE NECKLACE Estimate $6,000-$9,000

CONTINENTAL HARD STONE CAMEO CARVING OF DIANA THE HUNTRESS from the collection of the late Dr. Moser Lyon Stadiem sold by order of Famous Barr, St. Louis at Powell Symphony Hall under management of Parke-Bernet Galleries, October 6, 1969 Estimate $1,500-$3,000 www.SELKIRKAUCTIONS.com • 13


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BRONZE FIGURE by A. CARRIER-BELLEUSE (FRENCH, 1824-1887) Estimate $700-$1,000

STILL LIFE by DORIS LEE (AMERICAN, 1905-1983) Estimate $2,000-$3,000

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DECORATIVE ARTS: Select property from the 18th-20th centuries including over 20 lots of fine silver featuring Royal Danish service for twelve, a George Hindmarsh silver ladle, Reed and Barton coffee and tea serving set and others by Tiffany, Elkington and Gorham. An array of European and American glass and porcelain by Daum, Webb, Schneider, Lalique, Webb, Royal Doulton, Dresden, Minton, Meissen, Tiffany and Wedgwood. Featuring an unusual scrimshaw nautilus shell by Charles H. Wood for the Great Western Ship Company.

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CONTEMPORARY ART: American & European art including works from the Graphicstudio Institute for Research in Art artists J. Abbott Miller and Ellen Lupton, Markus Lupertz, Leslie Dill, Leslie Lerner, Marco Spalatin, Jurgen Partenheimer and James Rosenquist. Other examples by Alexandra Nechita, Michael Delacroix, Michael Gorban, Leroy Neiman, Peter Max, Shepard Fairey, etc.

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AFTER BERLIN V by JAMES ROSENQUIST (AMERICAN, B. 1933) Estimate $1,800-$2,500


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LALIQUE VASE Estimate $400-$600

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ASIAN ART:

Beautiful monochrome wares from the Ming and Qing dynasties, including a lovely Clair-de-lune bottle vase and a very finely sculpted dehua figure of Guanyin with a He Chaozong seal. Works on paper include a late Song/early Ming painting signed “Song Nian” and a monumental painting of Daoist deities dating to the Yongzheng era. More modern works include a pair of gold-tipped bone chopsticks attributed to famed jeweler Lao Feng Xiang and a brilliantly colored famille rose parrot made for export during the late 19th century.

A VERY FINE BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN IMPRESSED WITH "HE CHAOZONG YIN" SEAL Estimate $6,000-$9,000

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YOGI BERRA by JAMES FIORENTINO (AMERICAN, B. 1977) Estimate $5,000-$7,000

BRUNSWICK PRESTIGE OAK POOL TABLE AND ACCESSORIES Estimate $1,000-$3,000

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JOURNEY INTO THE SHADOWS OF ART THEFT WITH ROBERT K. WITTMAN You are invited to a Meet and Greet with the renowned author of the New York Times bestseller, Priceless, and the new international bestseller, The Devil's Diary: Alfred Rosenberg and the Stolen Secrets of the Third Reich. Join us for refreshments & a book signing as you discover how Wittman spent two decades recovering over $300 million in stolen art. Where: Selkirk Auctioneers 4739 McPherson Avenue, St Louis, MO 63108

When: RSVP:

Monday, December 5, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm (program at 6:00 pm) Please note that while there is no cost to attend, reservations are required as space is limited. email rsvp@selkirkauctions.com or call 314.696.9041 by Thursday, December 1

Robert K. Wittman

“This volume cannot be recommended too highly. It is another smoking gun with which to condemn the Third Reich.” — New York Journal of Books

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PAN AND HIS NYMPHS (AMERICAN SCHOOL, EARLY 20TH CENTURY) Estimate $1,500-$2,500


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