Winter Gallery Auction, January 2020: Selkirk

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WINTER GALLERY AUCTION Saturday | JANUARY 18, 2020 | 10AM central 450+ LOTS INCLUDING SELECT CONSIGNMENTS FROM FLORIDA, ILLINOIS, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, OREGON & WISCONSIN FEATURING FINE ART, FURNITURE, SILVER, PORCELAIN, POTTERY, AND SOUTHWESTERN BRONZES AND DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY AND FASHION

P REVIEW : M ONDAY, J ANUARY 13 THROUGH T HURSDAY, J ANUARY 16 - 10 AM F RIDAY, J ANUARY 17 - 10 AM TO 8 PM S ATURDAY, J ANUARY 18 - 9 AM TO 10 AM

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T ERMS : 20% Buyer’s Premium (25% online) Cash, Check, Visa®, MasterCard and AmEx Accepted Absentee 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: Terry Beye ©COPYRIGHT – Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers. 2020

COVER: BRONZE EAGLE BY DAVID H. TURNER (AMERICAN, 20TH / 21ST CENTURY). Bronze, signed David H. Turner, dated 1996, edition 170/200, and designed for the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) all inscribed to bronze. Depicting a mother eagle protecting and caring for two young eagles. 7"h. 13.5"w. 8"d. Estimate. $600 - $900

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R.J. HORNER & Co.

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HANDEL TEROCA TABLE LAMP. American, ca.1920s. Large shade has eight carmel colored panels leading to the metal overlay green leaf decorated lower rim, on the rarely seen Nouveau style square bronze base with foliate highlights. Both the shade and the lamp are signed "Handel". Lamp 30"h. shade 25"w. Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

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GRAND TOUR MICRO MOSAIC PLAQUE. Italian, 19th century. Landscape view of ancient Roman ruins near the Colosseum. 9.25"h. 12.6"w.(sight) Frame 13.6"h. 17"w. Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL SIGNED DOCUMENT. An appointment for Jose Sotero Prieto to the Mexican Consul signed on October 3, 1864. The document reads: Satisfactory evidence having been exhibited to me that "Jose Sotero Prieto" has been appointed "Consul of the Republic of Mexico at the port of San Francisco, in California," I do hereby recognize him as such, and declare him free to exercise and enjoy such functions, powers and privileges as are allowed to "Consuls by the Law of Nations or by the Laws of the United States and existing Treaty stipulations between the Government of Mexico and the United States.". With a very crisp circular Presidential seal pressed lower left, dated "3rd day of October A.D. 1864" and of the Independence of the United States of America the "89th". With a full signature of the beloved 16th President written out in full as "Abraham Lincoln". With the Secretary of State, William H. Seward signature lower left as well. Matted and framed. 12.75"h. 14.25"w.(sight) Frame 19.5"h. 21"w. Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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EDUARDO VUILLARD (FRENCH, 1868-1940) Ink on paper, initialed upper left. Scattered renderings of male figures; the reverse noting with Camelot Auction labeled for charity by Mrs. Howard Baer, wife of prominens St. Louis businessman, president of A. S. Aloe Company for 30 years, president of the St. Louis Zoo Board for 10 years. Awards and honors for Mr. Baer: Legion of Merit for war efforts 1945, The St. Louis Award in 1969, Globe-Democrat Man of the Year award 1971, first Jewish member on many boards of directors, one of the first two Jewish members of the St. Louis Club. His autobiography is titled, "Saint Louis to Me: Footnotes on 50 Years." 4.5"h. 8"w. Estimate: $750 - $1,500

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FIGURAL ABSTRACT BY SOREL ETROG (ROMANIA-CANADA, 1933-2014) Bronze, signed and numbered 1/7. Tall slender abstract figure. 31.5”h. Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

MARY STEVENSON CASSATT (AMERICAN, 1844–1926)

SELECTION OF FINE ART include works by Edward Boccia, Kathe Kollwitz, Carol Swinney, Dale Trebush, and more.

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SELECTION OF FASHION AND JEWELRY from Gucci, Bvlgari, Rolex, Prada, Oleg Cassini, Christian Ruperto, Lillian Daché, William Spratling, Georg Jensen, Angela Cummings, Ray Tracey, Michael Good, Preston Monongye, Don Lucas and more.

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ANGELA CUMMINGS

INVITING CONSIGNMENTS... MARCH Gentleman's Auction featuring Asian Art

APRIL Modernism Auction plus Fashion & Jewelry Contact our specialists to include your single item or entire collection 314.696.9041 - sell@selkirkauctions.com

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