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PREMIER GALLERY AUCTION Saturday | JANUARY 9, 2021 | 10AM central 200+ LOTS FINE ART, ASIAN ART, JEWELRY AND DECORATIVE ARTS INCLUDING SILVER, LIGHTING, PORCELAIN, SCULPTURE, FURNITURE AND MORE

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1 RARE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 34 STAR UNION FLAG American, 1861-1863, Hand sewn Civil War period flag having wool bunting with cotton stars. This flag has rare single sided applique star pattern of four elongated rows and two additional outliers, the canton is pieced together from two shades of blue, two of the stripes are pieced together, the hoist having pencil inscription CO. Fisk (sic). This flag has a central tear to center red stripe with other minor losses and tears. 49” height, 109” width $3,000-5,000

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2 VICTORIAN STERLING TEA SET BY MARCUS AND CO. American, late 19th - early 20th century, sterling silver. 760 grams; Largest: 8” height $700-1,100 3 R.W. WILSON SILVER FOUR PIECE COFFEE SERVICE WITH PHEASANT FINIALS American, 2nd quarter 19th century. Coffee pot, sugar bowl, cream pitcher and large waste bowl. 4,090 grams; Coffee pot 13.75” height $4,000-6,000 4 TIFFANY & CO. STERLING SILVER TRAY American, ca.1894, Charles L. Tiffany period (1892-1902). Beautifully designed with scroll and bellflower handles. Marked 12058 - 6359 and 16 IN. Monogrammed “CRC”. 1045 grams; 17.3” length $500-1,000

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5 TIFFANY SILVER PRESENTATION BOWL American, Charles L. Tiffany period (1892-1902). Sterling silver bowl with Rococo and floral decorated rim. Bottom marked with Tiffany markings and “11852-8338” with double inscription of “Herman B. Kooser and Clara Anne Warner April 12, 1899” and “Arthur Wayne Green and Clara Bond Kooser June 28, 1924” Interior of the bowl is monogrammed “CK”. 930 grams; 16” length $500-700 6 DIMINUTIVE BOWL BY TIFFANY American, ca.1907, John C. Moore II period (1907-1947). Sterling silver bowl with etched floral designs and four pierced scrolling corners with strawberry form finials. Bottom with Tiffany markings. Interior of the bowl is monogrammed “EW”. 210 grams; 8.9” length $100-200 7 TIFFANY STERLING TRUMPETED VASE American, early 20th century (1908), sterling silver. Scalloped and undulating rim tapering to slender stem and round base footing, marks to underside. 225 grams; 9” height $350-650

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8 TIFFANY OLYMPIAN CAKE SERVER American, early 20th century. Monogrammed to back side. 11.25” length $400-800 9 TIFFANY SET OF TEN ICE CREAM FORKS American, Charles L. Tiffany period (1882-1902). Sterling silver set in the Richelieu pattern with shell motif to the back side of the fork. Monogrammed “CK”. 325 grams; 5.75” length $150-300

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10 COMPLETE TIFFANY CHRYSANTHEMUM FLATWARE SERVICE FOR TWELVE WITH SERVING PIECES American, late 19th century. Total of 208 pieces including 180 pieces for the full fifteen (15) piece place setting for twelve and twenty-eight (28) serving pieces. The set includes twelve each dinner knives, dinner forks, teaspoons, dessert knives, demitasse spoons with gold wash, oval soup spoons, circular soup spoons, sherbet spoons with gold wash, butter knives, cocktail forks, salad forks with gold wash, with twenty-four luncheon knives and luncheon forks. 4 • SELKIRK • Premier Gallery Auction • January 9, 2021

Serving pieces include the large ladle with swirl design, two small ladles with swirl design, large stuffing spoon, two serving spoons, four small serving spoons, salad set with gold wash bowls, large fish server with design to blade, large serving fork, cold meat fork with scale design, sugar tongs with gold wash bird feet, two master butter knives, four condiment spoons with gold wash, two condiment ladles with gold wash, slotted serving spoon, spinach fork and two strawberry forks. Box: 10.5” height, 24.75” width, 19.5” depth $20,000-30,000


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11 GORHAM STERLING SILVER FLATWARE IN THE KING EDWARD PATTERN American, 20th century. Service for six with six each of dinner forks, salad forks, dinner knives and tablespoons, with three smaller spoons, twenty-seven (27) pieces total. 21 pieces alone are 910 grams; 6 knives alone are 400 grams $300-500

16 SIX ASSORTED SILVER SERVING UTENSILS American, early 20th century. Includes three Whiting pieces highlighted by a ladle, with two large spoons showing shell motifs, and a Frank W. Smith serving spoon. Together with two pieces for Mermod & Jaccard including a large ornate fork and a pierced circular serving spoon. 520 grams; Longest 9.5” length $250-500

12 GORHAM STERLING SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE American, 20th century. Service for six with six each of dinner forks, salad forks, dinner knives and small spoons, with five larger spoons and two large serving pieces, thirtyone (31) pieces total. 25 pieces only 1105 grams; 6 knives only 435 grams $400-600

17 STEPHEN ADAMS II BASTING SPOON England, 1810. Large silver spoon fully hallmarked (London) and dated “1810” to the back, monogrammed with an “A” to the front. 115 grams; 11.75” length $100-150

13 STERLING SILVER FLATWARE ASSORTMENT Includes a small Nouveau pierced serving spoon, a child’s spoon, and an assortment of serving utensils, thirteen (13) pieces total. 555 grams; Serving spoon: 9.75” width $200-300 14 GORHAM SILVER PARTIAL FLATWARE SET American, early 20th century. Seventeen (17) assorted sterling pieces including fish service fork & knife, serving spoon, small ladle, small serving fork, six large tablespoons, four pickle forks and two teaspoons. All monogrammed “DZ”. 740 grams; Fish server 9.2” length $350-450 15 GORHAM SILVER FLATWARE American. Five assorted pieces in assorted patterns, including a fish server, pair of serving spoons monogrammed with “ACW”, small condiment ladle with the same monogram, and a small foliate spoon with leaf form bowl. 320 grams; Longest 11.5” length $150-250

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18 TWO SETS GORHAM STERLING SILVER SPOONS American, early 20th century. Set of twelve (12) fruit spoons, 4.9” length. Together with set of ten (10) small tablespoons, 5.9” length. 565 grams $200-300 19 GORHAM SET OF TWELVE SILVER FRUIT SPOONS American, late 19th century. An early set of 12 sterling silver spoons in the Lancaster pattern with the gold washed shell form bowls. Monogrammed “CW”. 220 grams; 5.4” length $100-150 12

20 GORHAM SET OF TWELVE SILVER SPOONS American, early 20th century. Sterling with foliate tips to the handles. Monogrammed “EKW”. 190 grams; 5.4” length $100-150 21 COIN SILVER COLLECTION American, 19th century. 13 pieces including 12 matching spoons by assorted makers including J.J. Rider, B.H. Stief, Gates & Pohlman, W. Harding & Co. and Hotchkiss & Schreuder. With a matching dinner fork by Hotchkiss & Schreuder. 240 grams; 7.25” length $100-150

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22 ML GRETTER SILVER LADLE American (Virginia), ca. 1812. Large ladle. Handle monogrammed “H”. 145 grams; 12.5” length $100-150

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23 PAIR OF GEORGE II STERLING SUGAR CASTERS England, 18th century, sterling, marks to underside include lion and an unidentifiable mark, possibly James Wilks, London 1742. Each 5.5” height, 311.85 grams $200-400 24 SILVER PRESENTATION CUP Continental, dated 1923, hallmarked. Flaring cup with foliate ring at the base, the face with relief emblem reading “Creditkassen Ostifterne” with “Landejendomme” across the center, and backside inscribed “L. H. F. de Fine Olivarius - 29 Decb 1923”. 225 grams; 6.25” height $100-150

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25 REPOUSSE SILVER BASKET Germany, early 20th century, marked 800 in multiple places. Bottom decorated with a group of frolicking putti in landscape setting, with fourlobed reticulated sides decorated with floral festoons. 300 grams; 2.2” height, 8” square $100-150 26 DIMINUTIVE SILVER BOWL American, ca. 1890s. Oval form with pierced scrolling foliate rim with beaded edge. Bottom with personalized etching of “1871-1896” and marked as retailed by “ E. Jaccard Jewelry Co.” and other markings. Interior of bowl monogrammed “W”. 125 grams; 7.25” length $100-150

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27 STERLING SILVER CENTER BOWL American, Gorham with hallmarks. Elaborately decorated with chrysanthemums and flower buds, trifooted, monogrammed. 800 grams; 12” diameter $300-500 28 SILVER BOWL BY WHITING American, ca.1900, sterling. Rococo style foliate rim, monogrammed. 570 grams; 2.75” height, 10.3” square $200-300 29 SILVER BOWL American, ca. 1899. Sterling silver bowl with elaborate pierced Rococo and foliate decorated rim. Bottom marked as retailed by “E. Jaccard Jewelry Co.” with etched date of “1899”. Interior of the bowl is monogrammed. 795 grams; 13” diameter $400-600 30 WOODSIDE SILVER BONBONNIERE BOWL American, ca. 1900. Finely decorated sterling bowl with floral rim to the 6-sided bowl. 360 grams; 9.8” width $150-250 31 FERD, FUCHS & BROS. SILVER BREAD BASKET American, ca. 1900. Sterling basket with pierced floral rim. Bottom monogrammed with “CW”. 355 grams; 13.2” length $150-300 32 SILVER SERVING PLATE American, early 20th century, sterling. Elaborate foliate rim, monogrammed. 235 grams; 1” height, 9.5” diameter $100-150


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37 THREE PIECE SUITE OF GEORG JENSEN JEWELRY Denmark, 20th century, sterling silver. Matched set of a bracelet and pair of earrings. $100-300

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33 SET OF ELEVEN SILVER FRUIT PLATES BY MAUSER American, ca.1900, sterling. Rims relief decorated with strawberries and grapes, monogrammed. 1590 grams; 6.2” diameter $500-750

38 VICTORIAN TURQUOISE AND DIAMOND RING Continental, late 19th century, 14k gold. A large cabochon turquoise is surrounded by European mine cut diamonds, F-G color, SI2. $2,500-4,000 39 GOLD AND DIAMOND HORSESHOE BROOCH American, mid-20th century, 14k yellow gold. Round brilliant cut diamonds mounted and aligned in horseshoe form. 1.5” length $500-800

34 GORHAM STERLING SILVER PLATTER American, 20th century. Oval with simple border to rim. 805 grams, 16.25” length $200-300

40 GROUP OF FOUR GOLD BRACELETS American, mid-20th century. A 14k gold charm bracelet together with gold filled coin and stone scarab bracelet. $250-550

35 STERLING SILVER COLLECTION American, 20th century. One footed circular tray with pierced banding, one small circular plate, and one square tray with ribbed highlights, all with monograms. Together with graduated set of four sterling over glass trivets, and one bookmark. Footed tray: 10” diameter $300-450

41 COLLECTION OF JEWELRY Consisting of one 14k gold smoky topaz ring, size eight, one fob seal, gold-filled bracelet, two sterling animal brooches, and one sterling guilloche pill box. $100-200

36 COLLECTION OF STERLING SILVER Includes a Hess & Culbertson entree dish, one J.E. Caldwell bowl, six (6) Alvin butter pats, four (4) napkin rings, one reticulated plate and weighted compote. Together with a rimmed glass vase and abalone fish. Silver 980 grams. $300-500

42 CHINESE OR TIBETAN CLOISONNE ENAMEL SILVER FINGER NAIL GUARD Southeast Asia, late 19th century, silver, coral, turquoise. Alternating coral and turquoise beads line guard. 3.4” length $100-150

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43 TIBETAN SNUFF BOTTLE Late 19th early 20th century, silver mounted ivory. Carved panels of figures on rafts under pines, silver mounted with applied turquoise cabochon. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 4.75” height $100-250 44 GROUPING OF CHINESE IVORY AND BONE SNUFF BOTTLES China, early 20th century. Three (3) carved snuff bottles of organic material including foo lion form and dragon in clouds, together with one (1) composite example with four-character mark to underside. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. Tallest: 2.8” height $100-300 45 JAPANESE LACQUERED IVORY SNUFF BOTTLE Likely Kyoto, mid to late 19th century, ivory. Figures under bamboo stalks and blossoming tree branches, with a Qianlong mark in script to underside. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 4.25” height, 2.25” width, .75” thickness $250-550 46 AN UNUSUAL CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL ‘COIN’ SNUFF BOTTLE China, mid-19th century, quartz. Western influenced design having carvings to both sides portraying an 18th century Spanish Real coin, having coat of arms and rendering of Ferdinand II to opposing sides, coral stopper. The completely rounded body standing due to oval indentation to underside. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.5” height $750-1,500 47 SUPERB DENDRITIC MOSSY AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE China, mid-19th - early 20th century. Beautiful forest green filaments mesh with earth-tone rouge highlights, gilt metal mount carnelian stopper; incised to underside. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3.25” height $350-750

48 CHINESE BLUE LACE AND SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES China, 19th century. The large shadow agate bottle form raised on slight footing together with a blue lace example having a stopper carved to match body striations. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. Tallest 3” height $350-700

54 A FINE PEKING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century, glass. Umber on milky white ground depicting a bat above a vase of blossoming stems and Buddhas hand citron, the opposing side of butterflies above a cat. Ex Christies auction.Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.5” height $400-700

49 CHINESE CAMEO AGATE HORSE RIDER SNUFF China, 19th century, agate. Finely carved horse backed rider and bat in relief against a pale agate vessel, having a gilt mounted carnelian stopper. Ex Sotheby’s auction. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.5” height $600-1,200

55 A MUSTARD YELLOW PEKING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE China, late 19th- early 20th century, glass. Relief decoration of duck on pond to one side, iris to other. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.75” height $150-350

50 CHINESE CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century. Finely carved horse tethered to post in relief against a smoky colored agate. The coral stopper mounted in silver and bearing hallmark to underside. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.9” height $500-1,000

56 CINNABAR SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th - early 20th century. Applied masks to shoulders of red lacquer vessel carved all-over with scrolling vines and having medallions of figures in landscape.Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.5” height $250-650

51 CAMEO GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE China, early 20th century, glass. Silver mounted jade stopper inset to a bright teal overlayed onto frosted milky glass emulating white jade. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3.25” height $100-150 52 REVERSE PAINTED SNUFF BOTTLE China, 20th century, glass. Poet to one side and a mountain landscape to opposite. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 1.75” height $100-150 53 A RARE CHINESE QIANLONG LAC BURGAUTE SNUFF BOTTLE China, late 18th century, lacquer. Abalone and gold inset to create repetitive patterning to side walls and panels of birds on blooming branches, four character Qianlong mark in Zhuanshu script to underside. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3” height $800-1,600

57 PAIR OF CHINESE RED LACQUER SNUFF BOTTLES China, early 20th century. A pair of well-formed red lacquered bottles depicting a lavish courtyard scene and having a four-character Qianlong mark to underside; together with a ceramic snuff bottle imitating cinnabar - three (3) pieces total. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3.15” height $100-350 58 A RARE AND FINELY CARVED ROOT AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE China, late 18th - mid-19th century, burmite. Two birds amongst peach blossoms carved into a honey brown swirling amber bottle designed to rest vertically or horizontally; green jade stopper. Ex Christie’s auction September 29, 1978. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.25” height $500-1,000 www.SELKIRKAUCTIONS.com • 9


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59 A LARGE AND FINE AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century. Double sided carving having a bird of prey under pines and atop a rock mass overlooking crashing waves; masks flank the body finished with a coral carved dragon stopper and ivory spoon. Ex Christie’s auction January 23, 1979 - lot 70. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3.25” height 2.6” width $600-1,200 60 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE SCENT BOTTLE China, early 20th century, jade. Russet skinned monkey carved to the side of vine covered melon. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3” height $100-350 61 CHINESE CARVED CARNELIAN SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century, carnelian. Floral carved stopper rests in bottle carved with phoenix to one side and spotted deer to reverse. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3” height $300-600 62 A FINE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century, jadeite. A frog formed stopper with ruby eyes to a body of mottled green jade carved with squirrel and insects to one side; the reverse incised with archaic calligraphy. A rare, two-character seal stamp extrudes from the lower portion opposite a russet skinned double gourd. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.5” height $600-1,200 63 A FINE CHINESE CORAL SNUFF China, 19th century. Stump form stopper to vertical body carved in relief with blossoming branches, a young boy, and a dragonfly to opposing side. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.25” height $400-800

64 CHINESE JADE GOURD AND SQUIRREL SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century, jadeite. An apple green jade stopper with coral spoon inserts to celadon jade bottle carved in high relief of a squirrel atop a vine covered gourd, russet skin. Ex Christie’s purchase. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.5” height $300-600 65 JADE DRAGON SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century, jadeite. A finely carved carnelian stopper above a body of mottled and russet pale jade having double sided relief carving of dragons. Ex Christie’s auction. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3” height $100-350 66 CHINESE SPINACH JADE SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century, jadeite. All over carving depicting a crane to one side and the opposite having a figure atop deer being followed by monkey. Ex Christie’s auction. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.75” height $300-600 67 TWO JADE SNUFF BOTTLES China, 19th/20th century. A white jade ground bottle with russet skin highlights, beehive carved stopper; together with bottle of green jade, sloping shoulders, flanking masks to shoulders. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. White jade: 2.5” height $200-600 68 WHITE JADE HORSE CARVED SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century, jadeite. A recumbent horse under a pine tree with monkey and butterfly to one side, with silver mounted coral carved covering of two peaches. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.75” height $250-550 69 GOURD VINE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE China, 20th century, porcelain. Stone stopper and relief molded double gourd vines throughout, raised on three (3) small feet. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3.25” height $100-150

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70 CHINESE MOTHER FOO LION SNUFF BOTTLE China, Republic Era, porcelain. Spinach jade stopper to finely formed porcelain foo lion with cub. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.6” height $100-300 71 JUN WARE GLAZE SNUFF BOTTLE China, 19th century, porcelain. Phosphate glaze in a pale robins-egg blue and lavender highlights; unusual three (3) character mark to underside. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 3” height $100-250 72 TWO VARYING GLAZE SNUFF BOTTLES China, late 19th- early 20th century. The first a Jun ware style glaze with rose quartz stopper and three (3) character mark to underside; the second with a stripe drip glaze.Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.75” height $100-250 73 TWO CHINESE PORCELAIN ENAMELED SNUFF BOTTLES China, 19th/20th century, porcelain. The larger ovoid form having a three character mark and relief patterns of flowering branches in vases together with a crackle glaze bamboo bottle, both with jade stoppers. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.75” heights $100-350 74 A YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE China, 18th century, porcelain. Cobalt enamel under vitreous glaze painted with Buddha, attendants, and mythical beasts. The two side walls having raised panel depicting fungi form, four-character reign mark to underside. Collection of Dr. Barbara Geller, Saint Louis, MO. 2.5” height $500-1,000


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75 FINELY CARVED CHINESE SHOUSHAN SOAPSTONE GUANYIN China, 18th/19th century, Shoushan. Hair in raised bun, pleased facial expression, recumbent in incised raiment holding a strand of jade beads at her right knee and emptying a bottle with her left hand. 5.5” height $750-1,500

77 JAPANESE SATSUMA PLATE IN THE MANNER OF YABU MEIZAN Japan, late 19th- early 20th century. Finely detailed border surrounds a village landscape with blossoming cherry trees, signed to underside. 8.7” diameter $100-200 78 18TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN CREAMER Circa 1780. Famille Rose porcelain jug having Mandarin raised enamel decoration. Loss of lid. 4.25” height $100-200

76 CHINESE JEWELRY BOX China, ca. 1910. Hand painted box with foliate highlights, hinged lid covering the compartmentalized interior, front panel sliding up to reveal two drawers. 9.75” height, 10.75” width, 13.25” depth $100-200

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79 PAIR OF CHINESE XUANDE MARK BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN PLATES China, prior to 20th century, porcelain. Double ringed rim and walls sloping to double ringed well painted with birds in peach blossoms, the underside with a six-character Xuande mark inside double rings; on handmade Huali stands. 6.5” diameter $100-300 80 PAIR LATE MEIJI JAPANESE BRONZE VASES Japan, early 20th century, bronze. Large mallet form having archaic ringed masks to shoulders and relief cartouche to both sides of body. 12.5” height $100-300 81 LATE MEIJI JAPANESE BRONZE KOI VASE Japan, late 19th - early 20th century. Disc rim above lotus petal neck and body of detailed relief underwater depiction. 18.5” height $100-250

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82 EROTIC MUGHAL PERSIAN BONE PORTRAITURE Middle East, late 19th - early 20th century, enamel on bone. Three plaques with depictions of copulating. Larger frame: 12.5” height, 6.25” width $100-250 83 KRISHNA RAJASTHAN PICHWAI PAINTING Southeast Asia, 19th century, painted on cotton, unsigned. Elaborate Hindu religious scene with Krishna at the center with yellow floral border, gilt frame; Amber School information card attached to verso. Formerly hung in the University Club, St. Louis, MO. 71” height, 46.5” width $350-700 84 KRISHNA AND GOPIS RAJASTHAN PICHWAI PAINTING Southeast Asia, 19th century, painted on cotton, unsigned. Krishna with the seven gopis/milkmaids frolicking in the river Yamuna with floral perimeter; Amber School information card attached to verso. Formerly hung in the University Club, St. Louis, MO. 47.5” height, 67” width $350-700 85 JAPANESE TRIPTYCH WOODBLOCKS Japan, 19th century, woodblock print on paper. Geisha girls and other figures on a dock in the rain, framed. Sight: 14” height, 30.5” width; frame: 21” height, 38.25” width $100-300 86 JAPANESE TRIPTYCH WOODBLOCK BY UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1798-1861) Japan, mid 19th century, woodblock print on paper. A nocturnal interior genre scene with five (5) beauties. Sight: 14” height, 28” width; frame: 22.75” height, 36.25” width $100-300


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87 PAIR OF FINELY CARVED NOUVEAU FRAMES Likely 20th century, mahogany. Transitional frames having heightened center and floral relief border with stippling background, propped by stand. 16.5” height, 12” width $150-350 88 ITALIAN PIETRA DURA PLAQUE Italy, mid to late 19th century. Various colored stones inset to render a female practicing textile arts; well carved period oval frame. Sight: 6.5” height, 4.75” width; frame: 12.5” height. 10.75” width $800-1,200

89 COLONIAL PERUVIAN PAINTING OF ARCHANGEL SAINT MICHAEL (CUSCO SCHOOL, 18TH/19TH CENTURY) Oil on canvas depicting St. Michael on the back of Lucifer, spear in one hand and the balance of good and evil in the other, with gilt highlights and additions to wings and clothes; wooden frame with floral design. 52.25” height, 37.25” width $1,000-2,000 90 AFTER GUIDO RENI (ITALIAN, 1575-1642) Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife Oil on canvas, unsigned. Life-size rendition of Guido Reni’s painting of Potiphar’s wife attempting to seduce Joseph; gilt framed. Sight: 46.5” height, 61.5” width; frame: 52.25” height, 67.5” width $750-1,500

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91 MONTAGUE DAWSON (ENGLISH, 1890-1973) Abner Coburn Oil on canvas, signed lower left. Accompanied by a photograph of the same painting with a hand written note to the backside by the artist, identifying this work as being by his hand. Sight: 23.75” height, 35.75” width; frame: 28.5” height, 40.25” width $14,000-20,000

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92 ATTRIBUTED TO DOMENICO FETI (ITALY, 1589-1624) Chalk on paper, signed on the mounting sheet “Domenico Fetti”. Portrait of a seated woman reading a book, semi-nude with a wrap, framed. Sheet 15” height, 10” width $300-700 93 PAIR CIVIL WAR ERA PORTRAITS (AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY) Goosetree Family of Kirkwood, MO Two oil pastel portraits of a man and woman, unsigned. The man with stitching to the canvas over right shoulder, both with benevolent expressions and set behind glass in matching gilt frames; labels to verso for McCaughen & Burr Fine Arts, St. Louis, MO. Sight: 17” height, 13” width; frame: 22” height, 18” width $750-1,250 94 PAIR OF VICTORIAN PORTRAITS American, 19th century. Matching portraits of a young boy and a young girl, unsigned. In matching, oval gilt frames. Sight: 21.5” height, 17.5” width; frame: 27” height, 23.5” width $250-400

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95 REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (DUTCH, 1606-1669) Self Portrait with Saskia Etching on paper. Portrait of the artist and his wife, signed upper left and dated 1636. Widely matted with thin black and gilt frame. Impression: 4.1” height, 3.7” width; frame: 18.75” height, 14.75” width $400-1,200 96 REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (DUTCH, 1606-1669) Old Man in High Fur Cap Etching on paper. Signed upper left, widely matted with thin black and gilt frame. With Healy Galleries, Clayton, MO stamp to verso. Impression: 4.4” height, 4” width; frame: 18.75” height, 14.75” width $400-1,200

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97 FRANK WESTON BENSON (AMERICAN, 1862-1951) Drypoint etching, signed in pencil to lower left and numbered “20” to lower right. A duck flies at dusk with shadow seen in pond. Sight: 11.25” height, 9” width; frame: 19.5” height, 15.75” width $200-500 98 HUDSON RIVER VALLEY LANDSCAPE PAINTING (AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY) American, mid-19th century, oil on canvas. The Astor Mansion (constructed 1851 for Laura Eugenia Astor, granddaughter of John Jacob Astor, known as the nation’s first multi-millionaire) serves as overlooking backdrop to winding riverbanks and full lush tree banks, unsigned; the reverse of the canvas stamped with a New York art supply oval label of the period. Sight: 13.5” height, 19.5” width; frame: 17.5” height, 23.5” width $1,000-2,500 99 TOM SCOTT (AMERICAN, 1854-1927) Yarrow at Tinnis Watercolor, signed and titled in the image, dated ‘98. Sight: 4.5” height, 3.5” width; frame: 8” height, 9” width $200-400

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103 EMILE BOYER (FRENCH, 1877 - 1948) Place de la Madeleine, Paris Oil on canvas, signed lower right and verso. Parisian street scene with L’église de la Madeleine prominent in the background. Sight: 18.25” height, 21.75” width; frame: 21.5” height, 25” width $400-800

100 TOM SCOTT (AMERICAN, 1854-1927) Wishing You All a Happy New Year Watercolor, titled lower left, signed and dated ‘98 lower right. Lone figure in red surrounded by a winter wonderland. Sight: 4.5” height, 3.5” width; frame: 8” height, 9” width $200-400 101 FRANCES ALICE KEFFER (AMERICAN, 1881-1953) Oil on canvas, signed. High impasto sprawling forest autumn landscape interspersed with fields, a small white house nestled between trees, and hazy mountain peaks on the horizon lost in low, grey clouds; gilt frame. Sight: 15.5” height, 19.5” width; frame: 19.5” height, 23.5” width $250-750 102 EUGENE BABOULENE (FRENCH, 1905-1994) Woman with Cat Oil on canvas, signed. Young girl seated in a blue room, cat in lap. Provenance: From the Estate of Louis and Betty Teicher. Sight 17.5” height, 24.75” width, frame 22” height, 30” width $1,200-1,700 16 • SELKIRK • Premier Gallery Auction • January 9, 2021

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104 EMILE BOYER (FRENCH, 1877 - 1948) Les Champs-Elysées Oil on canvas, signed lower right and to verso. Busy street scene of Les Champs-Elysées framing the Arc de Triomphe. Sight: 19.75” height, 25.75” width; frame: 25” height, 31.25” width $400-800 105 EMILE BOYER (FRENCH, 1877 - 1948) Our Lady of Paris Oil on canvas, signed lower right and verso. Parisian street scene with a cafe and NotreDame Cathedral prominent. Sight: 18.25” height, 21.75” width; frame: 23.25” height, 26.5” width $400-800


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106 NATAN ISAEVICH ALTMAN (RUSSIAN, 1889-1970) Cubist Portrait Gouache on paper, signed lower right. A young child rendered in Cubism influence. Gilt and white wood frame. 15.75” height, 12.25” width $750-1,500

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107 ANDRE COTTAVOZ (FRENCH, 1922-2012) Luna Park Londres Heavy impasto oil on wood panel. Signed front and back, dated 1967. In thin, gilt frame. 12.5” height, 17” width $1,000-3,000 108 ANDRE COTTAVOZ (FRENCH, 1922-2012) Pont de Chelsea Heavy impasto oil on wood panel. Signed front and back and dated 1967. Mounted inside gilt and black wood frame. Panel: 7” height, 15.5” width; frame: 10” height, 18.75” width $1,000-3,000

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MARSDEN HARTLEY Renowned American modernist Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) began his career in earnest with a breakthrough solo show at Alfred Stieglitz’s iconic 291 Gallery in 1909.[ii]

109 MARSDEN HARTLEY (AMERICAN, 1877-1943) UNTITLED (POPOCATÉPETL, MEXICO) circa 1932-33 Oil on canvas 28 x 30 inches Framed: 40 x 42 inches also known by title Coastal Landscape in Red [i] Unsigned Labels, stamp and inscriptions verso PROVENANCE The Artist Carl Sprinchorn, New York, acquired from the above by 1943 Hudson D. Walker, New York, acquired from the above, 1949 N. McCullough Winters, Quincy, IL John M. Winters, Quincy, IL, by descent (his father), 1975 Susan W. Caine, St. Louis, by descent (her uncle), 2011 Private Collection, by descent, 2020 LITERATURE Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1995, bulk 1920-1960, Marsden Hartley Catalogue Raisonné Files, Series 6.2, box 15, folder 7, item 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. This work will be included in the forthcoming Marsden Hartley Legacy Project: Paintings and Works on Paper, online at the Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine.

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After spending the better part of two decades traveling, painting and building his reputation as a leading American modernist, often abroad in Europe, Hartley was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1931 which stipulated a stint outside the US. [iii] He took the opportunity to travel to Mexico and before his departure, he wrote to his beloved niece describing the excitement he felt for the “superb adventure ahead of me.”[iv] Hartley arrived in Mexico City in March of 1932, but his initial enthusiasm vanished shortly upon his arrival after receiving news of the tragic death of friend and poet Hart Crane by suicide at age 32.[v] In grief and increasingly dissatisfied with the accommodations in Mexico City, Hartley sojourned to Cuernavaca to settle and paint in what he described as the “opalescence” of the landscape.[vi] In his studio, he found a clear view of “the majestic rise of Popocatépetl always in snow and certainly one of the handsomest of the volcanoes of the world – …an almost flawless triangle. I am doing several [motifs] of it…”[vii] Along with the stunning views came his fortuitous access to a library of writings on the occult and thus, as Hartley scholar Gail R. Scott observes, his “visionary mountain portraits coincided with his continuing involvement with mysticism.” [viii] Hartley’s infatuation with the volcanic landscape along with his study of visionary writings built upon his intention to “reveal the covert, occult forces vested in the earth itself.”[ix] Hartley biographer Townsend Ludington puts it simply: “He never abandoned his fascination with the mystery of nature…”[x]

Hartley painted four versions of Popocatépetl. Three of the paintings are oil on board in cobalt blues and bright whites. These three were exhibited in February 1933 at the Galería de la Escuela Central de Artes Plásticas in Mexico City to celebrate the culmination of Hartley’s Guggenheim Fellowship. Two of the three exhibited paintings now reside in public collections: Popocatépetl, One Morning (The Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, NE) and Popocatépetl, Spirited Morning – Mexico (Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC). The third Popocatépetl work was sold at Sotheby’s in November 2012.[xi] Lot 109, offered herein, is the fourth and largest in Hartley’s Popocatépetl series.[xii] He painted the oil on canvas in a palette of rust red, azure blue and white with a foreground of undulating lines perhaps representing the lava flows that he described as “the best kind of geologic theatre.”[xiii] The snow-capped volcano, nestled in by surrounding white clouds, thrusts up from behind an outcropping of lower profile formations. Hartley’s close friend and fellow artist Carl Sprinchorn (1887-1971), who owned the painting at one time, posited that the work may have been painted as a recollection possibly accounting for its absence from the Mexico City exhibition.[xiv] Whether it was painted on site or after he left Cuernavaca, we can see that the work is emblematic of Hartley’s continued quest for enlightenment through sublime treatment of his natural subjects. This work will be included in the forthcoming Marsden Hartley Legacy Project: Paintings and Works on Paper, online at the Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine.

Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers is grateful to Sarah B. Cunningham of Walker-Cunningham Fine Art for her cataloguing of this lot and preparation of the essay. We also acknowledge with appreciation the assistance of Gail R. Scott, leading Hartley scholar and manager of the Marsden Hartley Legacy Project at Bates College for her review of the cataloguing.

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110 DAWSON DAWSON-WATSON (AMERICAN, 18641939) Marble Canyon, Arizona Oil on panel, signed lower portion. Impressionistic desert landscape; gilt frame bearing Healy Galleries - St. Louis label to verso. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 5.5” height, 8.5” width; frame: 12.5” height, 15.5” width $2,500-5,000 111 KATHRYNE HAIL TRAVIS (AMERICAN, 1894-1972) Oil on canvas of forest scene below towering mountains with pink and green tones matched by a heavily textured, clear sky. Signed lower right, with thick, light wood frame with gilt traces. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 23.5” height, 24.25” width; frame: 31.5” height, 37.5” width $400-750 110

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112 WATERFALL LANDSCAPE SIGNED BROWNING Oil on canvas, in muted tones. Vertical landscape at water’s edge, with a waterfall surrounded by bare, thin trees and a towering, snowy mountain’s peak in the distance wreathed in hazy, pink clouds. Signed lower left “Browning”. Gilt frame with design. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 29.75” height, 17.5” width; frame: 36.25“ height, 24.25” width $100-300 20 • SELKIRK • Premier Gallery Auction • January 9, 2021

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113 HUDSON RIVER VALLEY SCENE SIGNED B.D. MOYLAN Oil on canvas depicting cove with small forest and inhabitants, small tipi settlement at the water’s edge and fishermen rowing out to sea. Surrounded by towering, green and blue mountains. Signed lower right; rustic, gilt wood frame. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 20.5” height, 30.25” width; frame: 26.75“ height, 36.5” width $600-900


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114 GEORGE HOWELL GAY (AMERICAN, 1858-1931) Oil on canvas. Tranquil forest landscape with a path running parallel to a small stream through forest floor littered with autumn leaves. Signed and dated 1927 lower right. Elaborate gilt frame with pierced foliate design. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 15.5” height, 22.25 width; frame: 22.5” height, 29” width $400-700 115 C.S. BAINUM (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY) Autumn Landscape Oil on canvas in soft pastel tones, depicting a small group of trees surrounding a pond, with dirt path running through the scene and over a bridge. Signed and dated ‘31 lower right. Gilt frame. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 17.5” height, 15.5” width, frame: 20.75” height, 18.75” width $100-300 116 EDWIN ALLSAINTS GATES (AMERICAN, 1875-1950) Oil on canvas. Bright forest landscape with early autumn colors and wide stream running through towering trees. Signed lower left. Gilt wood frame with branching design. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 18.75” height, 26.25” width; frame: 24.5“ height, 32” width $300-500 117 FERDINAND E. WALCHER (AMERICAN, 1895 - 1955) Oil on canvas, by well-known Missouri artist. Garden scene in springtime, depicting smooth hills and a clear blue sky beyond a sprawling, pink-leaved tree in the foreground. Signed lower left and gilt framed. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 11.5 height, 15.5” width; frame: 14.75” height, 19” width $200-350

118 OLIVE RUTH HOLBERT CHAFFEE (AMERICAN, 1886-1980) Autumn Landscape with Foreground Stream and Distant Hills Oil on canvas. Tranquil landscape with rolling clouds over a blue-mountain filled horizon, signed lower left. Thick wood frame with gilt traces. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 23.5” height, 35.5” width; frame: 28.75” height, 41.25” width $400-600

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119 FRANCIS HUMPHREY W. WOOLRYCH (AMERICAN, 1868-1941) Oil on canvas of a forest floor in springtime, dotted with thin tree trunks with red and blue highlights. with a sliver of blue sky over the distant horizon. Signed lower left. Gilt wood frame with foliate relief. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 13.5” height, 11.25” width; frame: 16.75 height, 14.5” width $400-700 120 L. EDWARD FISHER (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY) Fort Charette ca. 1790 Oil on canvas depicting the historic Missouri trading post, a highly detailed landscape at sunset with traders standing around cabin, and horses grazing at the edge of a fenced enclosure, with tiny blue and yellow flowers sprinkling the warm toned grass. Signed lower right, with wide, patterned gilt frame bearing title plaque. Note to verso also with title and reading “Traders - Joseph Chadron, Peter Blanchet, John Luzon, Indian Philips, Jean M. Cardinal. Color study for a 24 x 30 painting. By L. Edward Fisher, 2008.” From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 11.25 height, 15.25” width; frame: 19” height, 23” width $1,200-1,600

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125 GUSTAV FREDERICK GOETSCH (AMERICAN, 1877-1969) Boat Shop Monochromatic etching by known Chesterfield artist with refined shadow and depth, depicting the floor of a boat shop with two figures in silhouette seated at a distant entrance. Signed lower right and titled lower left - also written to verso. Matted behind glass with thin, metal frame. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 8.5” height, 8” width; frame: 13.5” height, 15.25” width $100-250

121 ROBERT WALTERS (AMERICAN, B, 1925) Fields of Snow Watercolor on paper of landscape surrounding farmstead with a thick layer of snow and dreary blue atmosphere. Signed lower right and matted behind glass, with wood frame painted white. Title card to verso. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 16.75” height, 21.5” width; frame: 24” height, 29” width $150-350 122 NICOLAI CIKOVSKY (RUSSIAN/AMERICAN, 1894-1984) Oil on canvas of brightly colored harbor scene, with rippling waves, stationed boats and two figures in motion atop pier. Signed lower right, with cloth and gilt wood frame. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 11.75” height, 13.75” width; frame: 15.5“ height, 18” width $500-800 123 MICKEY RHODES (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY) Factory on Riverfront Oil on board, from known Missouri artist. A flat landscape showing brush along a still water’s edge, with the black expanse of a factory lurking on the horizon and sending smoke billowing into a pasty, cloudless sky. With sections of color variation that are almost geometric, squares of the brush and the sky that range from pastel yellow to red, gold, powder blue, and peach. Signed and dated lower right, with layered gilt and bare wood frame. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 11.25” height, 21.5” width; frame: 14.25“ height, 24.5” width $100-200

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124 FEMALE NUDE SIGNED MILLER Oil in buttery, highly glossed texture on canvas. Female nude atop heap of blankets, looking wistfully across mirror to her side. Signed lower left. Gilt frame heavily decorated with relief flowers and branches. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 10” height, 10” width; frame: 16” height, 16” width $100-350 127 22 • SELKIRK • Premier Gallery Auction • January 9, 2021

126 GUSTAV FREDERICK GOETSCH (AMERICAN, 1877-1969) Self-portrait by known Chesterfield artist in graphite on paper, signed and numbered lower right. Matted behind glass with black and gilt wood frame. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 4.25” height, 3.25” width; frame: 9.5” height, 8.5” width $200-450 127 FERDINAND E. WALCHER (AMERICAN, 1895 - 1955) Quiet Solitude Oil in deep, textured tones on canvas. Portrait against dark backdrop of female figure with simply done hair, red lipstick, and single gold hoop earring. She glances listlessly to her side, and her lips are turned up in an unplaceable expression. Cloth and wide, flat gilt wood frame, with title plaque noting artist. With print taped to verso of another Walcher painting, bearing information on Walcher exhibition at Jack Parker’s Fine Art and Antiques. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. Sight: 9.25” height, 7.25” width; frame: 17.5” height, 15.5” width $200-300


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128 BRONZE JOCKEY AFTER PIERRE-JULES MÊNE (FRENCH, 1810-1879) Bronze figure of jockey on horseback, on bronze and marble base, inscribed P. J. Mene. From the Collection of Jack Parker’s Antiques, Saint Louis, MO. 17” height; base: 18” width, 7” depth $600-900 129 LAWN JOCKEY HITCHING POST American, 20th century. Painted appropriately with left hand holding out the hitching ring, manufacturer’s impression mark to left hip of the figure. 44” height $200-600 130 CAST IRON GARDEN URN American, early 20th century. Wide foliate rim, with reeded pedestal support and square base, weathered. 24” height, 31” diameter $300-600 131 PAIR OF CAST IRON GARDEN URNS American, mid-20th century. Painted black with applied scrolling handles. 18” height, 31” width, 22” diameter $200-400

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132 PAIR OF CAST IRON CAMPANA FORM GARDEN URNS American, mid-20th century. Painted black. 30” height, 23” diameter $200-400 133 ANTIQUE CONCRETE GARDEN SCULPTURE Nineteenth century concrete figure of a woman in Grecian style, possibly Persephone, in flowing dress, holding floral garland and looking over one shoulder; traces of moss. 40” height $150-350 134 ITALIAN BUST OF “ANNALENA” Italy, 18th century. Carved alabaster bust of “Annalena”, title to front and “O. Calastri, Firenze” signed to verso. With leaflike and floral designs carved to clothes and headpiece. 11.75” height $450-750 135 BEATRICE PARIAN BUST Continental, early to mid-20th century. Parian bust of Dante’s Beatrice wearing crown and melancholic expression, mounted on circular gilt cobalt base. 24” height, 16” width $100-300

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136 REGENCY STYLE GILT WOOD CENTER TABLE Continental, mid-20th century. White carrara marble slab atop three swan form supports and central standard. 32.75” height, 36” diameter $350-700 137 LOUIS XVI MARBLE TOP CHEST OF DRAWERS France, late 18th- early 19th century, kingwood, satinwood, fruitwood. Thick slab of grey marble rests on a thinner single drawer above chest of two (2) drawers, raised on stout notched ormolu mounted footing. 35.75” height, 39” width, 19.25” depth $600-1,100

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138 GEORGIAN CHEST OF DRAWERS England, late 18th century, mahogany. Three long drawers with original brass pulls, on straight bracket feet. 44.5” height, 43.5 width, 20.5” depth $100-300 139 GEORGIAN CHEST OF DRAWERS English, ca.1800. Two short over three long drawers on splayed feet. 40” height, 42” width, 19.5” depth $200-400 140 ANTIQUE CHEST OF DRAWERS American, 19th century. Four long drawers on short turned legs. 43” height, 42” width, 21” depth $100-300 141 AMERICAN VICTORIAN MARBLE TOP DRESSER American, 19th century. White top conforms to the rosewood serpentine case with four drawers. 38” height, 43” width, 22” depth $400-750

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142 CHIPPENDALE OPEN ARMCHAIR American, 18th- 19th century, mahogany. Foliate carved top rail over the pierced splat centering a tassel, with foliate carved armrests and acanthus carved cabriole legs ending with ball and claw feet. 39” height; seat: 19“ height, 24.25” width $180-400 143 CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY TALL BACK OPEN ARMCHAIR New York, ca. 1770. Carved rolling top rail centers a basket of fruit form crest with running tassels below. Over pierced acanthus splat running down to the separate shoe-piece, with stylized scrolling armrests over the dropin seat with serpentine front rail centering a shell form crest. On acanthus carved cabriole legs ending with claw & ball feet. 50” height, seat 18” height, 30.5” width $700-1,000 144 SET OF SIX ENGLISH REGENCY CHAIRS England, early to mid-19th century. Bowed crest and conforming stiles connected by stretcher above upholstered seat propped on finely turned and carved legs. 34.5” height, 18” width, 16.75” depth $350-700 145 PAIR OF TUFTED BLUE LEATHER OPEN ARMCHAIRS Twentieth century, mahogany. Taut blue upholstered Queen Anne style armchairs. Provenance: Posner McCleary Estate, Columbia, Missouri. 43” height; seats: 19” height, 27” width. $100-300


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146 ANTIQUE LOUIS XVI STYLE WINGED BERGERE Continental, 19th- 20th century. Wraparound ribbon and foliate carved top rail above the fully French-caned covered frame with half silk covered back and wings, on tapering reeded legs. 43” height, seat 17” height, 26” width $200-500 147 PAIR OF VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD SIDE CHAIRS English, 19th century. Oxbow crest conforming to stiles, on tapering turned leg ending with peg feet. 33” height, 18” width, 18.5” depth $100-250

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148 AMERICAN CORNER CUPBOARD Mid-19th century, walnut. Scrolling broken arch crest above two glass paneled doors atop solid cabinet doors concealing shelving. 83.75” height, 47” width, 26.5” depth $400-700 149 LOWBOY English, late 18th century. Crossbanded rectangular top over three short drawers with rolling apron below, on cabriole legs ending on rounded pad feet. 27.75” height, 29.5” width, 19.5” depth $200-500

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150 CHINESE SIDE TABLE China, late 19th century. Rouge inset lobed marble top surrounded by carved scrolling foliate vines, on the elaborately carved stand with pierced frieze. Cabriole legs ending on animal claw and ball feet, with medial shelf below. 22.5” height, 27” width, 21.5” diameter (of surface) $200-400

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151 GEORGIAN CANDLESTAND England, ca.1800, mahogany. Round pie crust top over well turned central standard with three legs. 24.5” height, 18.25” diameter $150-300 152 ENGLISH REGENCY ROUND TABLE United Kingdom, mid-19th century. A wonderful timber of solid mahogany boards as round surface supported by paneled baluster and raised on triangular pedestal and terminating in paw footing; custom velveteen cover. 29.5” height, 54” diameter $800-1,600 153 ANTIQUE CONSOLE TABLE American, 19th century. Shaped top with back set with three short drawers, with a single centered frieze drawer, on scrolling front supports with straight pierced supports to the back, shaped stretcher/display shelf at the floor. 33” height, 47” width, 23” depth $150-300 154 BERKEY & GAY CONSOLE TABLE American, early 20th century. A multiple burl wood surface convenes to a meandering dental molding atop elaborate apron of descending shell to center, proudly raised on slender legs terminating in padded spoon footing. 32.5” height, 53.5” width, 18” depth $350-700 www.SELKIRKAUCTIONS.com • 25


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155 ROCOCO REVIVAL BREAKFRONT CABINET Continental, 19th century. Elaborate display cabinet above a marble top server having cabinet doors opening to shelving, ormolu mounts throughout. $1,800-2,800 156 ANTIQUE BOOKCASE ON CHEST American, 19th century. Two nine-pane glazed doors cover the shelved interior, resting on the base with two short frieze drawers over three recessed long drawers; flanked with full octagonal columnar pilasters. 82” height, 47” width, 21” depth $300-600

157 ARTS & CRAFTS GUN CABINET American, early 20th century, golden oak. Shelved top over glass front door and double drawers, lifted on globe casters. 72” height, 27.75” width, 17” depth $400-800 158 HANGING DISPLAY CASE American, early 20th century. Pair of glass doors conceal green velvet lined shelves inside floral enameled cabinet; later electrified. 36” height, 30” width, 13” depth $200-400 159 EDWARDIAN DISPLAY CABINET England, ca.1900, mahogany with satinwood inlay. All around glazed cabinet with astragal glazed doors to the front, in tapering square legs. 73” height, 38” width, 15” depth $200-400 160 ART NOUVEAU HEADBOARD France, Nancy School, late 19th century. Pierced crest, double arching form with exaggerated scroll foliate in high relief. Together with metal bedframe. 66” height, 62” width $250-650

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161 ADAM’S STYLE WALL MIRROR England, 19th century. Tall urn form ornamental crest with draping swags of gesso, all on the rectangular gilt frame with fan form apron below. 46” height, 21” width $200-400 162 SHERATON IVORY PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE BY LENOX American, 20th century, seventy-eight (78) pieces total. Showing colorful hanging floral filled baskets with draping swags, with beige band among the primarily green colors, gilt trim. The set includes thirteen (13) dinner plates, eleven (11) salad plates, twelve (12) doublehandled cream soup cups with matching underplates, fourteen (14) coffee cups with fifteen (15) underplates, and one butter plate. Dinner plates: 10.5” diameter $120-400 163 METTLACH 13 PIECE MASTER STEIN AND CUP SET Germany, early 20th century. Master stein #2893 (1200) with Imperial eagle decoration surrounded by city shield form emblems that match the set of twelve (12) cups #2327 (1200) for Munchen, Breslau, two (2) Bremen, Breslau, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, two (2) Berlin, Nurnberg, Hamburg and Hannover. Master stein: 15” height, cups: 5” height $400-800 164 ROCOCO STYLE CERAMIC FIGURE GROUP VASE Italy, 20th century, impressed “BU 1194” backside. An amorous couple in a colorful garden setting with Bacchus facial medallion centering a shell form fountain to the garden wall in back. Garden wall top open for floral display. 19” height, 12” width, 12” depth $100-300 165 MEISSEN PORCELAIN PIANO BOX Germany, early 20th century. Grand piano form with hand painted floral highlights and applied flowers throughout. 4.25” height, 4,25” width, 5.75” depth $100-200

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166 NYMPHENBURG PORCELAIN SCENE AFTER FRANZ ANTON BUSTELLI Germany, early to mid-20th century. Knife and horn bearing figures complete the finely modeled boar hunt scene enameled in 18th century color palette, impressed and stamped marks to underside. 12” at highest point $800-1,200

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167 PAIR OF FIGURAL VON SCHIERHOLZ PORCELAIN CANDELABRA Germany, early 20th century. Winged putti hold the cornucopia form stems on the Rococo style pierced ground with floral decoration, each holding the threelight candelabrum. 13.7” height, 10.2” width $140-300 168 AN EXHIBITION CALIBER ROYAL WORCESTER AESTHETIC MOVEMENT VASE England, late 19th century (1884), porcelain. Exquisitely enameled rendering of cranes near a lily pad with bees and butterflies circling above. The body with a flaring lip and long slender neck flanked by gilt pierced handles and raised on gilt socle; the underside having impressed marks and the Royal Worcester stamped crest with V date, marked BK (likely for artist’s initials). 10” height $1,000-1,600

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169 A FINE RUSSIAN ARTEL SILVER-GILT CLOISONNE ENAMELED AND JEWELED EGG ON STAND Russia, late 19th century, silver and polychrome enamel. Amethyst tone jewel to apex and centerpiece of hinged covering opening to gilt interior, the exterior with intertwining floral cloisonne throughout, 3rd Artel hallmark to ring footing. 3.6” height, weighing precisely 100 grams $1,000-2,500 170 THREE RUSSIAN LACQUERED BOXES Russia, 20th century. All three are footed boxes with hinged lids, with colorful hand painting and mother-of-pearl highlights, all signed. Interior feast scene on a somewhat fauxwooden finished ground box, 10.4” width. Interior parlor scene of three women in formal attire with black ground, 8” width. Together with two young girls with black horse and dogs with black ground, 7.9” width. All three with additional foliate painted highlights to the side panels. $100-300

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171 FIVE RUSSIAN LACQUERED BOXES Russia, mid-20th century. All hand painted on a black ground. The largest showing a peasant girl in a field with a young girl on her back, possibly signed Fedoskino (Baranov Vikto Filippovich), 10.25” width. Young girl sewing at a table, 6” width. Mother in a field with horses and child, 5.25” width. Architectural landscape of the Kremlin, 8.4” width. And architectural scene with church steeple, 7.25” width. Tallest: 3.6” height $140-400 172 FOUR RUSSIAN LACQUERED BOXES Russia, 20th century, three signed Fedoskino. All hand painted on black ground. The smallest signed Fedoskino and dated 1980 showing a couple in a wooded wintery landscape, 7.5” width. Another signed Fedoskino showing a colorful interior scene with figures and a firebird, 9” width. The last Fedoskino showing a prince on white horse galloping toward a seated princess in a verdure landscape, 10.25” width. The last showing a chest length portrait of a gentleman along the seashore signed indistinctly lower right, 10” width. Tallest: 3.5” height $140-400 173 FOUR MALACHITE DRESSER ARTICLES Central Africa, 20th century. Gilt mounted rectangular lidded box, hexagonal lidded box, flaring vase, 7” height, and a geometric pen holder. Purchased in the Congo. Largest: 4” height, 8.75” width, 6” depth $200-600 174 LOUIS XVIII FAIENCE PORTRAIT BOWL Continental, 19th century. Yellow ground with “Roi de France et de Navarre” across the bottom. 9.25” diameter $100-200

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175 COLLECTION OF ETRUSCAN SHARDS Purported to have been dug in 1980 on a farm outside of Rome. Handled piece: 6” height, 6” width $100-200

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176 QUEZAL ART GLASS VASE American, 20th century, signed and marked with an “S” and “406”. Ruffled rim with gold interior, exterior decorated with gold on white above the green foliate lower half. 7” height $300-600


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177 PAIR OF FRENCH BACCARAT ETCHED CRANBERRY TRUMPET VASES France, late 19th century, glass. Gilt bronze mounted and fitted, exquisitely executed, impressed marking to underside. 9.3” height $600-900 178 BERGMAN MANNER BRONZE QUAIL TRUMPET VASE Austria, early 20th century. Cut crystal trumpet form glass insert to bronze base depicting a quail, indiscernible marking. 15” height, 7.5” diameter (of base) $200-500 179 WATERFORD CRYSTAL STEMWARE Ireland, 20th century, twenty-nine (29) stems total. A matched set of twenty-five (25) stems with twelve (12) large claret glasses (6.8” height) and thirteen (13) small claret glasses (6.5” height). Together with four (4) champagne flutes in the Lismore pattern (7.8” height). $250-500

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180 TWO PIECES STEUBEN CRYSTAL American, 20th century, signed. Covered candy dish with ram’s head finial. Together with flaring vase with spiraling highlights at the stem. Both 6.5” height $100-150 181 TWO STEUBEN CRYSTAL BOWLS American, 20th century, signed. Nut dish with spiraling handle. Together with a three-footed bowl. Largest: 3.5“ height, 7.75” diameter $100-150

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182 PAIR OF STEUBEN CRYSTAL CANDLESTICKS American, early 20th century. With tear drop stems. 10.5” height $150-300 183 STEUBEN PLUM JADE DOUBLE GOURD ETCHED LAMP American, ca.1925. Decorated in the Chinese pattern with elaborate scrolling foliate designs, on a giltwood base and with gilt metal mounts on top. Vase only 12.5” height, lamp 34” height $600-900

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184 EMPIRE STYLE HANGING FOUR-LIGHT HALL FIXTURE Continental, 20th century. Four candlestick form fixtures on gilt cornucopia form supports, emanating from the central ebonized globe with arrow form drop finial. 22” height (with chain) $100-200 185 EMPIRE STYLE HANGING THREE-LIGHT HALL FIXTURE Continental, early 20th century. Three candle form fixtures on detailed winged swan supports, ebonized and foliate highlights with drop finial below, with foliate ceiling plate. 16” height (up to 53” with chain) $160-350 186 MINIATURE MODEL OF A CELLO BY MARTIN CULLIER France, early 20th century, diminutive wooden cello in case, label to case “La Premier piece de l’apprero, Martin Cullier de la Royale Vienna Aletees, Paris complete en Oct. 1818”. With intact strings - slightly loose pickup. Bow is intact and in good shape, but with loose hairs - may not have been designed for tightening. Could be playable with alterations. Cello: 8” length. Case: 9.25” length $100-200

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187 FEDERAL EGLOMISE BANJO CLOCK American, ca.1815 - 1825, Mahogany and gilt wood cased wall clock having reverse painted glass panel showing a War of 1812 Naval battle scene, the eglomise panel showing eagle with shield above “Patent”. This clock shows a replaced dial with added keyhole and loss of sidearms. 33” height, 10” width, 4” depth $400-800 188 REGULATOR WALL CLOCK Continental, 19th century. Porcelain ring dial with pendulum and two weights. 43” height, 18” width $100-300

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189 ANTIQUE TALL CASE CLOCK WITH MICHAEL HEATON MOVEMENT England, 19th century. Swan neck pediment tops the geometric and foliate carved case, holding the Michael Heaton movement with gilt and silvered dial, arched date aperture below center and foliate spandrels. 86” height, 21.75” width, 10.5” depth $600-900 190 CARTIER FIGURAL LION CLOCK Continental, early 20th century, Bronze figure of mountain lion on rock mass above the black onyx ormolu mounted case supported on claw footing. 16.5” height, 20” width, 9.75” depth $500-850 191 ANTIQUE MANTLE CLOCK Continental, 19th century. Bronze figural statue of Napoleon rests atop the black slate architectural case, holding the gilt mounted, white porcelain dial. 18.5” height, 8.5” width, 5.5” depth $100-300 192 BRONZE FIGURE GROUP AFTER CLODION Gilt finish, 20th century. Two Bacchante figures, man and boy, with a nude woman and a young boy, tambourine resting at their feet. 18.5” height $200-400 193 STATUE OF A WHIPPET Bronze, ca.1930s. Standing at rest with allover gilt patina, unsigned, on onyx base. 6.3” height, base 10.5” length $100-300 194 PEARL AMSEL (CZECH/AMERICAN, 1931-) The Kiss Bronze, signed and dated 1975 with a heart. Modernist abstract sculpture of a couple kissing, set atop separate green and black marble base. 10” height (without base); marble: 10” length, 8” width $200-400


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195 ALEXANDER ARCHIPENKO (UKRAINIAN, 1887-1964) Reclining Figure No. A Bronze, signed and dated 1913, edition marked A for artist’s cast. Dark abstract Cubist sculpture of reclining figure. Inclusive to the artist’s catalog raisonne and bearing label of Perl Galleries, No. 10838, New York, NY to underside noting artist, title, and date. Artists Catalogue Raisonne, Work No. 751, CR No. s.13-12, 1913, cast Sheidow Bronze Foundry. Exhibited: Perl Galleries, New York, NY circa 1970 Laumeier International Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO 1984 and accompanied by paperwork. 4.2” height, 12.5” width $20,000-30,000

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196 HERIZ ROOM RUG Persian, 2nd quarter 20th century. Traditional design in shades of navy and red with red to blue corners, navy border with guard borders. 12’ 11” length, 9’ 7” width $300-700 197 BALUCH AREA RUG Persian, 2nd quarter 20th century. Foliate and figural motifs across the navy field surrounded by a border of eight-point star medallions and an ivory outer border. 7’ length, 3’ 10” width $100-300 198 HAMADAN AREA RUG Persian, ca.1920s. Repetitive rows of green and red medallions cover the navy field, with geometric decorated blue border and red guard borders. 6’ 4” length, 4’ 2” width $200-400

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199 PERSIAN AREA RUG Persian, 2nd quarter 20th century. Angled rows of diamond form medallions in navy and red, the wide red border with latch hook medallions and multiple guard borders. 6’ length, 4’ 2” width $100-250 200 KARAJA AREA RUG Persian, ca. 1940. Three geometric and latch hook medallions down the busy red field, with navy border. 6’ 7” length, 4’ 9” width $200-500 201 SAROUK ROOM RUG Persian, ca. 1950. Flowering urns and foliate vines cover the red field, navy border with gold, then blue, guard borders. 11’ 8” length, 8’ 11” width $400-800

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202 HERIZ HALL RUG Persian, early 20th century. Red, ivory and blue field decorated in a repetitive design of small foliate medallions, with multiple borders of navy, red and ivory. 10’ 7” length, 5’ 2” width $400-800


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