Three Asian Art Books, Schloss, Ezekiel. Ancient Chinese Ceramic Sculpture from Han through T'ang, Volume I. Stamford, CT: Castle Publishing, Co., Ltd., 1977. Two copies of Volume II, unbound plates, each in original box. 

SOLD $2,963
Reed & Barton Three-piece "Francis I" Pattern Sterling Silver Tea Service, Massachusetts, 20th century, teapot, creamer, and sugar, teapot ht. 8 1/4 in., approx. 58.4 troy oz. 

SOLD $2,460
Louis XVI-style Inlaid Library Cabinet, France, early 20th century, kingwood and tulipwood, with bronze gallery rail and chased frame surmounting case, parquetry and marquetry inlay, wire mesh door panels, three removeable shelves, terminating in tapered toupie feet, locking center door and right side door, ht. 67, wd. 59 1/2, dp. 16 in. 

SOLD $1,230

John Koch (1909-1978) 
Summer Afternoon 
signed 'Koch' (lower right)--signed again and dated '1937' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas 
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.) 


Kraushaar Galleries, New York.
Private collection, probably acquired from the above, circa 1940. By descent to the present owner. 

SOLD $27,500

Inupiaq Carved Wood Mask, c. 19th century, pierced at the eyes and mouth, the tip of the tongue showing, traces of black pigment for hair and chin tattoos, ht. 9 1/4, wd. 6 1/4 in. 

SOLD $10,455
Havana Club Straight Cuban Rum 
Jose Arechebala, S.A., Cardenas, Cuba, c. 1940s, 43% 
1 4/5 quart bottle 

SOLD $923
Gorham "Chantilly" Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Service, Providence, 20th century, twenty-eight teaspoons, twelve each luncheon forks, and cream soupspoons eleven each spreaders and hollow luncheon knives, nine salad forks, two serving spoons, a cold meat fork, sugar spoon, gravy ladle, master spreader, pickle fork, hollow carving knife and fork, a youth fork, hollow youth knife, and a child's spoon and fork, together with twenty pieces of assorted silver or silver-plate (fifteen solid sterling silver), some monogrammed, approx. 117.1 troy oz. total weighable silver. 

SOLD $2,091
Glazed Walnut Corner Cupboard, possibly Virginia, late 18th century, with molded dentiled cornice, molded and arched mullions, and raised paneled doors below, all on bracket feet, ht. 78, wd. 42, dp. 19 1/2 in. 

SOLD $2,583
French Gilt-bronze Ten-light Gasolier, second half 19th century, each branch with tightly scrolled foliage, above central pendant cup, apoproximate ht. 52; dia. 37 1/2 in. 

SOLD $2,187
Four-panel Jade and Hardstone Screen, China, 19th century, depicting auspicious symbols in jade and hardstone on a black lacquer ground; inlaid inscription: "a whiff of mysterious fragrance inspires me to become poetic," the reverse depicting meandering florals and landscapes in gilt, ht. 76 3/4, wd. 16, overall approx. wd. 62 in. 

Literature: For similar panels see Sotheby's, Hong Kong, June 1, 2015, Lot 637. 

SOLD $3,690
British Mahogany Campaign Chest, probably Ross & Co., Ireland, late 19th/early 20th century, brass-bound with brass pulls, four short drawers over three long, top drawer with indistinctly inscribed plaque, ht. 41, wd. 39, dp. 19 1/8 in. 

SOLD $1,968
John deKoven Hill (1920-1996) Andirons 
United States 
Scroll and leaf-decorated hammered surface, ht. 21 3/8, 17 1/4 in. 

Note: John deKoven Hill was an architect who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright. His was interested in the promotion of organic forms in modern architecture. 

SOLD $738
Continental School, 17th Century Style 

View of Shepherds in a Classical Landscape 
Oil on paper, 23 x 32 1/2 in. (58.4 x 82.6 cm), framed. 
Condition: Retouch, tears, rippling, mounted to canvas, craquelure. 

Provenance: The collection of Louis D. "Bud" Root (1922-2009), Southampton, New York. 

SOLD $8,295
Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Magpie, Plate CCCLVII.[from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on double-elephant folio J. Whatman watermarked paper dated 1837, the paper toned, reverse mat burn, matted and framed, 27 3/4 x 23 7/8 in. 

SOLD $2,583
Aldro Thompson Hibbard (American, 1886-1972) 

Brook (N. Derry) 
Signed "A.T. Hibbard" l.l., numbered and titled "#133/..." on the verso u.l. 
Oil on canvas mounted to board, 18 x 24 7/8 in. (45.5 x 63.1 cm), framed. 
Condition: Surface grime. 

SOLD $2,706
Achille Guerra (Italian, 1832-1903) 

Salvator Rosa Painting in the Villa Borghese Gardens 
Signed "Guerra" l.l., inscribed, dated, and signed "...Roma 10 Giugno 1886/Da me 
dipinto/Achille Guerra" on the reverse. 
Oil on canvas, 17 5/8 x 31 3/4 in. (44.7 x 80.5 cm), framed. 
Condition: Paint losses primarily to lower edge, two pinhole punctures l.l., small split to canvas c.r., canvas deformation, varnish inconsistencies, surface grime. 

Provenance: The collection of Louis D. "Bud" Root (1922-2009), Southampton, New York. 

James Fitzgerald (American, 1899-1971) 

The Cows of Kerry 
Signed "James Fitzgerald" l.r., titled on the reverse. 
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm), in the original carved and gilded frame. 
Condition: Abrasions, craquelure, surface grime. 

SOLD $6,765
James Fitzgerald (American, 1899-1971) 

Fishermen, A Double-sided Work 
Signed "James Fitzgerald" l.r. on both the face and the reverse. 
Watercolor on paper, 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66.0 cm), in an original, hand-gilded Fitzgerald frame. 
Condition: Pinhole punctures, adhesive remnants on the reverse, surface grime. 

N.B. The signed composition on the reverse depicts three fishermen from the back looking over rocks and a rough sea. 

SOLD $8,610
Framed Needlepoint Landscape, 18th century, ht. 24 3/4, wd. 28 1/4 in. 

SOLD $1,968
Group of Royal Crown Derby "Traditional Imari" Porcelain Dinnerware,England, 20th century, six graduated octagonal bowls, a covered tureen and underplate, thirty dinner plates, twelve shallow bowls, two deep bowls, six salad plates, seventeen dessert plates, twenty saucers, a covered bowl, five platters, four hand-form bowls, six mugs, a bowl, eight teacups, and an assortment of porcelain-handled utensils. 

SOLD $3,998
Perry Carbine, c. 1857, walnut stock with iron fittings, top of the breechblock PERRY PATENT ARMS CO./NEWARK, N.J., barrel lg. 20 3/4, overall lg. 39 1/2 in. 

SOLD $3,567
Remington Single-shot Breech-loading Carbine, c. 1865-66, walnut stock with cartouche marks on the left butt, walnut forend, tang at the breech marked REMINGTON'S ILION, N.Y./PAT. DEC. 23, 1863 MAY 3 & NOV. 16, 1864, barrel lg. 20, overall lg. 34 in. 

SOLD $2,583
Jenks Carbine, c. 1843, walnut stock, brass fittings, side hammer lock marked NP. AMES/SPRINGFIELD/MASS, barrel breech marked U.S.N./JCB/P/1843, marked under the loading lever 169, with steel ramrod, barrel lg. 24 1/4, overall lg. 41 in. 

SOLD $2,460
Spencer Repeating Rifle, c. 1863-64, serial number 23456, walnut stock and forend with a light cartouche on the left butt, receiver marked SPENCER REPEATING/RIFLE CO BOSTON, MASS/PAT'D MARCH 6, 1860, with a leather sling, barrel lg. 30, overall lg. 47 in. 

SOLD $2,829
Model 1853 British Enfield Rifle-Musket, c. 1862, walnut stock with brass and iron fittings, marked on the lock with a crown, and 1862/TOWER, barrel has proof marks on the left breech, ramrod engraved 5621 with 3167stamped on the toe of the butt plate, barrel lg. 39, overall lg. 55 1/2 in. 

SOLD $4,305
Extensive Group of Royal Crown Derby "Red Aves" Porcelain Dinnerware. 

SOLD $3,690
Hans Wegner (1914-2007) Design Sawbuck Chair 
Beech and oak 
Denmark, mid-20th century 
Molded plywood seat and back, impressed no. 55, ht. 30 1/2, wd. 29, dp. 27 in. 

Literature: Hans J. Wegner's 100 Chairs, Oda, p. 54. 

SOLD $1,353
Paul Evans (1931-1987) Coffee Table 
United States, c. 1969 
Circular glass top over textured and sculpted bronze base, ht. 16, dia. 41 7/8 in. 

SOLD $3,690
Harbor View with Schooner 
Signed "Ray G. Ellis" l.l. 
Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm), framed. 
Condition: Very minor surface grime. 

SOLD $4,305
Regency Mahogany Drum Table, England, 19th century, top inset with a tooled leather surface above a reeded frieze with drawers on a baluster stem terminating in three splayed and reeded legs with scroll decoration to the knee on casters, ht. 31, dia. 41 in. 

SOLD $3,900
Set of Six Melchiorre Bega Dining Chairs 
Hardwood, upholstery, metal 
Italy, c. 1950 
Four side and two armchairs, the finely shaped crest rail with two peaks over an upholstered backrest and seat in green velvet with brass tack accents, on turned front and squared back legs, unmarked, ht. 36 in. 

SOLD $2,952
Pair of Frank Whiting Sterling Silver Tazza, North Attleboro, Massachusetts, first half 20th century, each with a lobed center and a flared and pierced rim decorated with flowers and C-scrolls raised on a domed foot with a similarly decorated foot rim, ht. 4; dia. 11 1/2 in., approx. 41.9 troy oz. 

SOLD $1,560
Queen Anne Fan-carved Cherry High Chest of Drawers, probably Wethersfield, Connecticut, area, c. 1750-80, replaced brasses, refinished, (minor restoration), ht. 69, wd. 37, dp. 20 in. 

Provenance: Nathan Liverant & Son, Colchester, Connecticut; Judd Gregory, Dorset, Vermont; then to a private collection. 

SOLD $7,800
Paul Evans Cube Table 
Slate, mixed metal 
United States, c. 1970 
Box-form with square top inset with slate tile, sides designed as a patchwork of welded, brushed, and patinated copper, brass, and pewter with visible nail heads, on casters, unmarked, ht. 22 1/2, dia. 24 in. 

SOLD $7,380
Pair of Gilt-bronze Figural Lamps, France, late 19th/early 20th century, each classical female figure supporting a nine-light candelabra, signed "Moreau," mounted atop black slate bases, electrified, ht. 33 in. 

SOLD $1,476
14kt Gold Cigarette Case and Match Safe, early 20th century, match safe lacking maker's mark, cigarette case with poorly struck mark possibly James Blake Co., numbered "8665," each with a hammered finish, rose gold stripes, and an engraved medallion, the interior of the cigarette case with an engraved inscription, lg. to 4 3/8 in., approx. 103 dwt. total. 

SOLD $3,198
Flemish School, 17th Century Style 

Figure Group in a Classical Setting 
Oil on canvas, 62 x 85 in., framed. 
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, surface grime. 

Provenance: The collection of Louis D. "Bud" Root (1922-2009). 

SOLD $19,680
Five Framed Chinese Export Reverse-painted Portraits of Women, three double-portraits and two single portraits, depicted engaged in various domestic activities, lg. 18 1/4, wd. 14 1/4 in. 

SOLD $4,613
Slip-marbled Pearlware Quart Mug, England, c. 1800, the body with swirled blue, brown, yellow, and white slip and inlaid rouletted bands, strap handle with foliate terminals, (repaired handle), ht. 6 in. 

SOLD $4,613