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Riesa & Harold Howard Estate and works from the Theodore Bikel Collection

Auction June 10th, 2017

 

 

 

1

Aboriginal Art (three)

Two paintings on bark, 18 ¼” x 9 ¾” & 17” x 9”, with descriptive labels on verso; Together with an acrylic painting on board, 16” x 8”, signed GEOGEBUS on verso, all in good condition. (3)  $100/200

 

 

 

2

Hessam Abrishami (b. 1951) Iranian

BELIEVE IN LOVE, acrylic painting on canvas, signed lower right, 48 x 36”, framed, in good studio condition.  $2000/4000

 

 

 

3

African Art

Carve wooden warrior with paddle and club with Plexiglas wall mount stand, 27” tall, some minor wear otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

4

African Art Bamana

Chiwara antelope head wood carving, 55” tall, some dust accumulation, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

5

African Horn Carvings (four)

Congo relic horn carving of mother with child with metal twine hat and cowrie cap, 9 ½” tall; Horn carving of giraffe with wood base, 10 ¼” tall; Two horn carvings of men, each 5” tall; Overall in good to good aged condition. (4)  $100/200

 

 

 

6

African Art Makonde Tanzania & Another (two)

Carved wood sculpture, 15 ¾” tall, retains Peeres label underneath, in good condition; Together with Totem-like carved ironwood sculpture with inlay and Plexiglas stand, 18 ¾” tall, stress crack at base, otherwise in good condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

7

African Art: Makonde

Totem-like carved ironwood sculpture depicting two people and an animal, comes with Plexiglas wall mount, 31 ½” tall, small loss at animal’s horn tip, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

8

African Art Masai Kenya

THREE TALL MEN, thin ironwood sculpture, 28 ½” tall, ankle cracks and one is missing a small stick, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

9

African Mask Marka Mali

Carved wood mask with metal overlay and patina, 13” x 6 ½”, in good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

10

African & Metal Figures (eleven)

Benin bronze head bell, 12 ¾” x 7 ¼”, in good aged condition; Together with three African metal figures each with a wood base on two Plexiglas stands, overall 8 ¼” to 10 ¾” tall, in good aged condition, Together with five Nuragic bronzes, 1960’s bronze reproductions of ancient statuettes, they range in size from 5 ¾” to 8 ¾” including stands, in good condition, Provenance: Era Los Angeles; Together with small painted metal horse and elephant. (11)  $200/400

 

 

 

11

West African Art Niger River Region (two)

Pair of carved wood men with patina and cloth gowned with profuse applicate of small cowries, 9” & 9 ½” tall, taller of the pair has vertical stress crack, otherwise both in apparently good aged condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

12

West African Art

Wooden Carving of man and woman with a metal necklace, 20” tall, in good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

13

West African Door

Carved wood door with pushpin lock, 22 ¼” x 12 ½”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

14

West African Art

Carved wood ceremonial cup with four legged trunk stand in three parts, 50” tall, stress crack to cup base, otherwise in good aged condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

15

African Wood Carvings (eight)

Eight figural carvings, bust of woman, bust of man, stylized black and white bust of woman, a woman with two faces, reddish bust of a woman, bust with long earrings, woman carrying item on head, male figure wearing mask, carved of various woods, sizes run from 15” to 6”, all in good condition. (8)  $200/400

 

 

 

16

African Wood Carvings (six)

Six wood carvings of animals, two elephants, two rhinos, one water buffalo, and a giraffe, elephants with white tusks and giraffe has painted spots, various woods, sizes are 4” to 11” tall, one elephant has some water spots, otherwise all in apparently good condition. (6)  $100/200

 

 

 

17

African Wood Carvings (four)

Ashanti carved wood fertility figure 14” tall; Marka fertility figure of carved wood with patina and metal overlay and shells and tufts 17 ¼” tall; Ashanti mother and child carved wood with patina and bead and metal inlay 23 ½” tall; Carved wood figure with tall headdress 18 ½” tall; All in good condition. (4)  $100/200

 

 

 

18

Van Der Akker? (20th Century)

MARINE SCENE, oil painting on panel, signed lower right, 8” x 10”, framed, has a few surface scuffs otherwise in good studio condition $100/200

 

 

 

19

Ivan Albright (1897-1983) American

FOLLOW ME, 1949, lithograph, signed and titled in pencil, from the edition of 250, image 13 ¾ x 8 ½”, full margins, published by Associated Americas Artist, framed with glass, some pale toning in margins, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

20

Ivan Albright (1897-1983) American

FLEETING TIME, THOU HAST LEFT ME OLD, 1945, lithograph, signed and titled in pencil, from the edition of 250, image 13 ¾ x 9 ½”, full margins, published by Associated Americas Artist, framed with glass, very pale toning, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

21

Eve Arnold (1912-2012) American/ British

MARILYN ON THE SET OF ‘THE MISFITS’ 1960, gelatin silver print, signed on verso, image 11 ½ x 17”, framed, in apparently good condition. Provenance: Apex Fine Art, Los Angeles.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

22

Asian Censer

Finely and elaborately carved red to white carnelian agate stone censer, 38 ½” tall, with 2 ½” wood plinth and 32 ½” black marble stand, overall 73 ½” tall, multiple pieces adhered together into one piece, in good condition.  $3000/6000

 

 

 

23

Asian Ceramics (eighteen)

Porcelain chinoiserie and gilt decorated cache pot 6” tall; A pair of later 19th century Chinese export famille rose plates 8 ½” diameter; Two antique Chinese footed plates with stamps and/or seals underneath 9 ½” and 5 ½”; Green teapot with blue dragon motif and faux wood handle 5 ½” tall has an export seal and tag; Floral motif miniature bowl with stand 4” diameter with export stamp and marks on verso; Flower patterned bowl 16 ¼” diameter with export stamp and character marks underneath; Ginger jar with narrative motif and browned crackle finish 6 ½” tall; Ovid vessel with small handles and fish motif 5 ½” tall inscribed Song Dynasty underneath and has a small loss to the lower finish and a small rim chip; Antique Chinese enameled porcelain nine piece condiment set with wood box tray with export stamp and character writing 11 ¼” x 11 ¼” overall; Miniature folding screen with four painted and glazed ceramic tiles in attached wood frames 6” x 11 ½”; Oval plaque painted and glazed ceramic with wood frame stand and character stamps 5” x 7”; Enameled porcelain landscape plaque with character writing upper right and export seal upper left framed 14” x 10”; Three men smoking 3” tall; Seated woodcutter stamped China underneath 4” tall; Small red ginger jar and a lidded cup both stamped Made in China underneath 3 ½” and 5 ½” tall; All in otherwise good aged or good condition. (19)  $400/800

 

 

 

24

Asian Metal Antiques (eight)

A Rajasthani solid cast bronze finial on a wooden stand, overall 8 ¾” tall; Three standing partially patinated bronze Vishnu sculptures two with wood stands 6 ¾” tall to 3 ¾” including stands; A cricket cage in the form of a cast metal fish 6” in length; A scroll cylinder with large and small compartments and chained lids 8” long; A small oil lamp with a bird handle 4 ½” tall; A small spice box with flag lid 4 ¾” tall; All in aged condition. (8)  $500/1000

 

 

 

25

Asian Samovar

Gold metal with dragon handle and elephant spout, 14 ¼” tall, in good aged condition.  $100/200

 

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