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Fine Arts & Decorative Art Auction

February 27th, 2021, 12pm

 

 

 

1

Acoma Pottery by Pauline Abeita (20th Century)

Black traditional motif over white slip, signed and dated 1990 underneath, 8” tall, 9 ¼” diameter. From the estate of Leonard Katzman, writer and director of hit TV series Dallas, 1978-1991, which ran for 14 seasons with 357 episodes.

A few minor scuffs, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $50/150

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

2

Ancient Pottery

A large ceramic vessel with painted pattern remnants and custom stand, vessel 16 ½” tall 10 ½” diameter, 20” with stand, weight 11 lbs. From the collection of a Beverly Hills art maven and museum donator.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

3

Percy Anderson (1851-1928) British

THEATRE COSTUME DESIGN, gouache on paper, initialed and inscribed “A guest, Act II” lower right, 9 ¾ x 7”, frame 13 ¾ x 10 ¾” with glass. From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Discoloration speck lower left, some smudges and pale discoloration at sheet edges, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

4

Christina Angelina (20th/ 21st Century) Venice, CA

NOTHING IS HEAVY TO THOSE WHO HAVE WINGS, acrylic painting on canvas, a signature not found, 30 x 48”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

5

Antique French Manuscript or Document (two)

Two handwritten French manuscripts on chain laid paper, one dated 1730, each with stamped emblems top center, the first a leaflet with two sheets folded in half totaling eight pages hand-stitched together; The second, one sheet folded in half totaling four pages. (2)

In good very aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

6

Art Book: Tyler Graphics Catalogue Raisonne

Tyler Graphics Catalogue Raisonne 1974-1985 & Tyler Graphics The Extended Image, 1987, two volume box set in original case, first edition, with lithographic frontispiece and end piece, signed in pen by Ken Tyler and dedicated to Jerry Solomon “For Jerry Solomon: Jerry, without your assistance twenty-two years ago this catalogue would not exist. Your friendship plays an important role in my career. Thanks, Ken Tyler”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, published by Abbeville Press, NY, with linen wrapped original case, 12 ¼ x 9 ½ x 3”.

Some wear to linen case, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

7

Art Nouveau Style Sculpture

LIBELLULE (Dragonfly), cast bronze sculpture with green patina, signed L. Bossin and titled in the design, 20 ¼” tall with round marble base, 7” diameter.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

8

Artist Unidentified (20th/21st Century)

HARLEQUIN, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 36 x 24”, frame 46 ¼ x 34 ¼”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

9

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

RUSSIAN TEA LADY, 1977, color woodblock print on two adjoining sheets of paper, signed and dated and titled and numbered 81/200 in pencil, sheet 64 x 11 ¼”, frame 74 ½ x 22 ½” with sandwiched glass. From the estate of Leonard Katzman, writer and director of hit TV series Dallas, 1978-1991, which ran for 14 seasons with 357 episodes.

Two small ATG hinges on verso faintly visible on rectro only at certain angles in raking light, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

10

Artists Unidentified (four)

STUDY OF FEET, watercolor on thin paper, signed in ink lower left?, sheet 11 x 14 ½”; Helleu Style PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN, etching on thin Japan paper mounted to wove paper, inscribed in lower margin, overall sheet 14 ½ x 10 ½”; VIEW OF A VILLA, ink and wash drawing on paper, signed lower right, 6 x 8 ½”; ARCHITECTURAL STUDY, ink and watercolor on paper, signed lower right, 7 x 5”. From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (4)

First with creases and crinkles and some discoloration; Second with stains and abrasions, lacking portion of lower Japan paper margin; The last with pale discoloration; otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

11

Artists Unidentified (20th Century) (two)

COASTAL SCENE, oil painting on canvas board, signed lower right, 12 x 16”, frame 21 x 25”; IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPE, oil painting on canvas, signed REZ lower right, 16 x 20”, frame 21 ½ x 25 ½”. (2)

Both in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

12

Asian wood carving

THREE DEITIES, hardwood carving depicting a three headed deity with snake and trident atop a platform, paint remnants on the head, overall 25” tall, 18” diameter.

Large split on platform, overall cracks and wear associated with age.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

13

Astral Korean Crystal (four)

Four full-leaded hand-made crystal spin-top or leaning decanters with Bovary pattern, including stoppers: one 12” tall 9” diameter and three 9” tall 7” diameter, one with label and one with remnants of label. (4)

All in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

14

Auction Catalogs (35)

19th Century Art, a collection of thirty-five Sotheby’s and Christie’s illustrated auction catalogs from 1988-1996, one from 2001, weight 46 lbs. (35)

Overall in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $20/40

Starting Bid $10

 

 

 

15

Auction Catalogs (43)

20th Century, Modern, Contemporary & Impressionist Art, a collection of forty-three Sotheby’s and Christie’s illustrated auction catalogs from 1987-2001, weight 46 lbs. (43)

Overall in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $20/40

Starting Bid $10

 

 

 

16

Auction Catalogs (44)

American, British, Irish, German, Impressionist, Russian, & Scottish Art, a collection of forty-four Sotheby’s and Christie’s illustrated auction catalogs including Phillip’s (3) and Bonham’s (1), from 1986-2001 with 3 earlier and 1 later, weight 43 lbs. (44)

Overall in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $20/40

Starting Bid $10

 

 

 

17

Auction Catalogs (36)

Old Master Paintings Drawings, a collection of thirty-six Sotheby’s and Christie’s illustrated auction catalogs from 1986-1999, weight 46 lbs. (36)

Overall in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $20/40

Starting Bid $10

 

 

 

18

Glenn Bautista, Irving Block & Len Poteshman (three)

Glenn Bautista (1947-2014) NUDE WITH BOOK, 1978, pencil drawing on watercolor background, signed and dated lower right, sight 11 ¾ x 11 ¾”, frame 20 ½ x 20 ½”; Irving Block (1910-1986) PROFILE OF NUDE WOMAN, watercolor on paper, signed and dedicated lower center, sight 9 ¼ x 4 ¾”, frame 15 ½ x 11” with glass; Len Poteshman (b. 1925) ICARUS, acrylic painting on paper, signed lower right, sheet 19 ¾ x 13 ¾”, frame 26 ¼ x 20 ¼” with Plexiglas. (3)

All in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

19

Ed Baynard (1940-2016) New York

FLOWERS IN VASE ON TABLE, 1998, color woodblock print on Arches paper, signed and dated and numbered AP 19/20 (artist’s proof) in pencil lower right, dedicated to Eleanor Austerer (previous gallery owner in San Francisco) in pencil lower center, 29 ½ x 41 ½”, frame 40 ½ x 52 ¼” with Plexiglas. Provenance: Eleanor Austerer Gallery.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

20

Vintage Beer Steins (ten)

Ten narrative or picturesque porcelain steins with pewter caps, one hallmarked underneath, from 9 ¾” tall to 6 ½” tall, most one-half liter. (10)

All in good used aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

21

Vintage Beer Steins (seven)

Five blue & white porcelain steins with pewter caps, one with Anheuser Busch Faust emblem, five inscribed underneath, from 8 ½” tall to 7” tall; Together with a 9 ½” tall porcelain stein with iridescent finish and pewter cap; Together with a narrative 6 ½” enameled porcelain stein with pewter cap. (7)

All in good used aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

22

Vintage Beer Steins (six)

Six glass steins, two with enameled pewter caps, two with cut glass caps, two with engraved pewter caps, 8” tall to 7” tall. (6)

All in good used aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

23

Irving Block (1910-1986) California (four)

STILL LIFE WITH FRUIT AND BASKET, oil painting on canvas board, signed lower left, 8 x 10”, frame 13 ¾ x 15 ¾”; STILL LIFE WITH FLOWERS AND PITCHERS, 1976, watercolor on paper, signed and dated and inscribed lower right, sight 8 ½ x 9 ¾”, frame 14 x 15” with glass; IRIS IN PLANTER, pencil drawing with watercolor on paper, signed lower right, 6 ¼ x 5 ¼”, frame 8 ¼ x 7” with glass; TREE AND FENCE, ink drawing and watercolor on paper, signed and dedicated, 9 ¼ x 3 ½”, with artist’s fold between inscription and drawing. From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (4)

Painting with surface soiling overall; The second with pale toning at perimeter at the mat; Third with pale stains; The last with some creases and some discoloration spots; otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

24

Bernardus Johannes Blommers (1845-1914) Dutch

DEPARTURE OF THE FISHERMAN, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 23 x 33 ¾, frame 30 x 38 ½.

Professionally re-lined, still retains faint stretcher bar impressions and some hairline craquelure, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $1500/2500

Starting Bid $750

 

 

 

25

Sandro Bracchitto (b. 1966) Italian

UNTITLED, color etching, signed and numbered PA II/IV (artist’s proof 2/4) in pencil, plate 21 ¼ x 16 ¾”, sheet 39 ¼ x 27 ½”, frame 46 ¼ x 34 ½”.

Some creases and soft handling creases, a few tiny edge tears, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

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