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The Discovery Auction

Auction Saturday November 21st, 2020 @ noon

 

 

 

1

African Art: Ghana: Fante (two)

Male & Female, a pair of carved and painted seated wood figures, Male 13 ½ x 4 ½ x 4”, Female figure 14 ½ x 4 ½ x 4”. (2)

Female with missing toe and hairline cracks; Both with small losses to finish, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

2

Anabella (20th Century)

Woven Wounann basket from dyed Chunga and Namala palm fronds with jaguar paws motif, 7 ¼ x 9 x 9”.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

3

Dan Andrews (20th Century) American

THREE RAMS FEEDING, 1983, acrylic painting on board, signed lower right, 19 x 28 ½”, frame 24 ¼ x 34”. Provenance: artist’s label on verso.

Some surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

4

Anonymous (19th/ early 20th Century)

STILL LIFE WITH FRUIT, oil painting on canvas, 21 ¾ x 26 ¾”, frame 27 ½ x 32 ¼”.

Craquelure, some paint losses, dings and dents and crack, a little blistering, stretcher bar impressions. otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

5

P. S. Aring (19th/ 20th Century)

WINTER FORREST SCENE, oil painting on panel, signed lower right, 10 ½ x 8 ½”, frame 17 x 15”.

Light surface soiling, a few tiny scrapes, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

6

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

MUSETTA, 1988, cast bronze sculpture with color patina, signed and dated and titled and numbered 27/31 on pillow, 8 x 32 x 10”, weight 39 pounds.

Small wear spots, some oxidation, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

7

Artist Unidentified (19th/ 20th Century)

SOLDIERS ON BLIZZARDY ROAD, oil painting on canvas, a signature not found, 11 ½ x 16”, frame 17 ¼ x 22”.

Professionally relined, in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

8

Artists Unidentified (18th/ 19th Century) (two)

WOMAN AT TABLE; PERSON HOLDING GLASS, two, each an oil painting on panel, no signatures found, each 8 ¼ x 6 ¾”, framed 15 x 13 ½ x 2”. (2)

Both with light surface soiling, edge ware, scuffs, one with dimple upper right, one with light scratches, otherwise both in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

9

Artist Unidentified (early 20th Century)

STILL LIFE WITH CHRYSANTHEMUMS, oil painting on canvas, signed E. Kosa or E. Rosa lower right, 24 x 29” frame 29 x 34”, purchased as an Emile Kosa Sr. by the present owner.

Ingrained surface soiling, some craquelure, canvas slight slack, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

10

Asian Cinnabar Bookends (two)

A pair of bronze cinnabar book ends with chrysanthemum motifs, each stamped with character marks and China underneath, 6 ¼ x 4 ¼ x 3 ¾”. (2)

Both with tarnishing and surface soiling; One with solder repair, the other with a diagonal crack in cinnabar; Otherwise both in apparently good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

11

Antique Asian Cinnabar Vases (two)

Two carved tapered vases with village and temple motifs, each 6 ¾” tall, 3 ½” diameter. (2)

Both with some small cracks and small losses; One with impact damage at base with some visible repair and base ring partially separated from vase; The other with loss underneath upper ring; Both with ingrained dust accumulation; Otherwise both in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

12

Dmitri Baltermants (1912-1990) Russian

KHRUSHCHEV, 1961, gelatin silver print, inscribed and stamped and on verso, 12 x 16 ½”.

Small tear left edge, crinkles and soft handling creases, scuffs, some surface soiling recto and verso, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

13

Dmitri Baltermants (1912-1990) Russian

THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DEATH OF JOSEF STALIN, DYNAMO FACTORY 1953, gelatin silver print, stamped on verso, 8 ½ x 20”.

Two small edge tears, one with some small loss, soft bend, a few handling creases, toning along right sheet edge, surface with scuffs, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

14

Eliza Barchus (1857-1959) Oregon

MOUNT HOOD, oil painting on panel, signed lower right, 13 x 19”, frame 16 ½ x 22 ½”.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

15

Michael Bauermeister (b. 1957) Indiana

A carved maple wood tapered vase, signed and dated 2000 underneath, overall 16 x 15 ¾ x 10 ¼”.

Small scotch tape stain underneath, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

16

Larry Bell (b. 1939) California

TAOS, 1981, color offset lithograph, signed and numbered 3/75 in pencil, sheet 35 x 24”, frame 36 ¾ x 25 ¾” with Plexiglas (scuffed and scratched). Provenance: Atlantic Richfield Company.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

17

Diann Benoit (20th Century) Michigan

MORNING RITUAL, 1994, acrylic painting and pastel on paper, signed and dated lower right, sight 21 ½ x 29 ½”, frame 28 ½ x 36 ½” with glass.

Chipped corners on frame otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

18

Donna Berryhill (1931-1997) Oklahoma Texas

WOMAN WITH BLUE CAT, circa 1996, acrylic painting and mixed media on paper, signed lower left, sight 29 ¼ x 21 ½”, frame 42 ½ x 35” with Plexiglas. Provenance: artist’s card on verso.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

19

George Bickerstaff (1893-1954) California

LANDSCAPE, oil painting on canvas board, signed lower left, 8 x 10”, frame 9 ½ x 11 ½”.

Surface soiling, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

20

Jeffrey Bohl (20th Century) Michigan

RESOLUTE, 2002, hydro polymer clay sculpture over steel armature, signed and dated and numbered 1/12, overall 20 ½ x 6 x 6 ¾” with wood base.

Dust accumulation, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

21

Gary Bowling (b. 1948) Missouri

STUDY: OCTOBER 7, 1994, oil painting on paper or board, signed and dated and titled in pencil in the margins, image 20 x 28”, frame 32 x 39 ½” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $150/250

Starting Bid $75

 

 

22

Josef Brabender (20th Century) American

MEXICO, oil painting on wood with artist’s wood layered frame, signed lower right, inscribed 39154 Mexico in pencil and a barely visible artist’s stamp on verso, overall 9 x 9”.

Some overall surface soiling and hairline wood grain cracks, some small finish loss and worn corners to frame, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

23

Charles Bragg (1931-2017) California

PROFILE OF A MAN, pastel and chalk drawing on paper or board, signed lower left, sight 10 ½ x 12 ¾”, frame 21 ½ x 23” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

24

Charles Brittin (1928-2011) American (two)

DEMONSTRATION, 1966, two gelatin silver prints, each signed in pencil on verso, 14 x 11” & 11 x 14”. (2)

Kill More with some discoloration upper and lower margins, old glue stains on verso; Spies Are with kink upper center sheet edge, some pale discoloration on verso, crease lower left corner, pinholes at all four corners; both with light surface soiling, otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

25

Downe Burns (20th/ 21st Century) Texas New Mexico

VIVALDI'S SONG #31, circa 2001, color monoprint, signed lower right, sight 21 ½ x 21 ½”, frame 41 x 36” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

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