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Fine Art Collections & The William Emboden

Alphonse Mucha & Sarah Bernhardt Collection

October 16th, 2021 Auction 12pm

Illustration precedes description 

 

 

 

101

Anatole Krasnyansky (b. 1930) Russian

RUSSIAN WINTER DAY NEAR ROSTOV, watercolor on artist’s manipulated paper, signed lower left, sight 16 ½ x 23 ½”, frame 30 ½ x 38 ½” with glass.

Linen mat with a little cockling, otherwise art in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

102

Limoges Service plates (twelve)

A set of twelve painted porcelain plates with red and gold and multi-floral central scenes, each hallmarked and stamped underneath, each 11 ¼” diameter. (12)

Some small flaws and wear marks otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

103

Haviland Limoges, Herend, Bjorn Wiinblad, Dresden Porcelain Figurine & others (eight)

Haviland Limoges large painted and gilded porcelain tureen (lacking ladle), hallmarked underneath lid and bowl, overall 7 ½ x 12 ½ x 7 ½”;  Herend, painted porcelain jardiniere with gilding, hallmarked underneath, 7” diameter including handles 5” tall; Bjorn Wiinblad SINDBAD DER SUFAHRER (Sinbad the Sailor), a Rosenthal painted porcelain plate, signed and hallmarked, 6 ½” diameter; Dresden Porcelain Figurine A painted porcelain figurine with bowl, hallmarked, 9 ¼ x 13 x 8”; Together with a glass jar with pewter lid, 5 ½” tall; A cast bronze sculpture with dark patina mounted on a shaped marble base, 6 ¼ x 5 x 5 ½”; Together with two glass beer steins, tallest 8 ¼”. (8)

Haviland tureen with small inconspicuous chip on lid; Glass jar with small ding on lid and normal wear underneath; Sculpture with a couple rub spots on corner of marble base; One stein with tarnished lid, one stein with fleabite on glass lid, both with normal wear underneath; Otherwise all in good condition or good used condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

104

Julia Lopez (b. 1936) Mexico

OLLA DE SAN MARCOS, 2002, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 23 ½ x 27 ½”, frame 27 x 31 x 2”.

Some hairline scuffs, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

105

after Kazimir Malevich (four)

FIGURES, four Paper Mache statues, each inscribed Guggenheim Museum 1996 SRGF underneath, sizes average 19 ¼” tall. (4)

All with minor wear at edge of base and underneath, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

106

Blaeu Antique Maps of Spain (18th Century) (three)

Three hand-colored engraved maps, sheets 20 x 24” to 18 x 22 ½”, all with center folds as issued. (3)

All with foxing, toning and discoloration, one with small perimeter losses, otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

107

John Marak (20th/ 21st) Missouri

UNTITLED, 2019, oil painting on Masonite, signed and dated on verso, 24 x 24”. Provenance: Kansas City Artists Coalition Annual Benefit Auction.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

108

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) California

NOTHING ON THE WALLS, 2015, acrylic painting on panel, signed and dated lower right side, overall 13 x 15”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

109

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) California

IF HE DOESN’T COME SOON, 2015, acrylic painting on panel, signed and dated lower right side, overall 13 ½ x 15”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

110

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) California

THIS WONDERFUL LIFE, 2012, acrylic painting on panel, signed and dated lower right side, overall 31 x 48”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

111

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) California

OH GIVE ME A HOME, cast Polyester resin sculpture with unique airbrush lacquer finish, signed lower backside, artist’s proof aside from the edition of ten color variations, with artist’s designed wood base, overall 8 ¾ x 12 x 7”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

112

Sally McKenna (20th/21st Century) Ireland

UNTITLED, 1987, metal and fabric and acrylic painted canvas wall hanging, signed and dated upper center, x 37 ¼ x 56 ½ x 5”.

Some natural rust, some dust accumulation, far right metal tip possibly bent, one steel plate detached from upper center, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

113

Metal Art Items (six)

VARIOUS, an assortment of six metal sculptures, two with stone bases, Crow on steel column and Vulture and Monkey all initialed or inscribed B underneath, largest with Joe’s Orbit 95 label underneath, sizes from 8 ¾” to 2 ½” tall. (6)

All in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

114

Metal Sculptures (two)

OWL, fabricated metal sculpture, signed AH 07 on base, overall 15 ½ x 11 x 6 ½”; STEER, fabricated iron sculpture, signed Heise on base, overall 13 ½ x 12 x 4”. (2)

Steer with natural rust otherwise both in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

115

Yasumasa Morimura (b. 1951) Japanese, Daniel Martinez (b. 1957) California, Jim Hodges (b. 1957) American (three)

Yasumasa Morimura AIMAI-NO-BI (AMBIGUOUS BEAUTY), 1995, expanding fan, expands to 20”, with artist’s name in design on verso, edition of 5000, comes in wooden box 12 ¾ x 2 ½ x 1 ½”; Daniel Martinez OBSCENE IS? TO COMMEMORATE “A DAY WITHOUT ART”, 1990, screen printed plastic case housing twenty-four color condoms, overall 8 ¼ x 7 x ¾”, in case; Jim Hodges DOUBLE SIDED BLANKET, 1998, 100% pure wool blanket, Made in Italy by Anichini Inc. with label, 52 x 72”, lacking original re-sealable polyester bag; All Norton Christmas Project. (3)

Morimura box with some soiling, Martinez box cracked in several places, some of the Styrofoam spacers starting to deteriorate; otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

116

Jim Morphesis (b. 1948) Californian

TORSO, oil painting with oil stick on paper, signed lower right, 26 ¼ x 20 ¼ x 1 ¾” including frame with glass.

Loss lower left and upper right corners, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

117

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic (eight)

FIRST AMERICAN TOUR 1880-1881 SARAH BERNHARDT. PREPARATION FOR POSTER, eight graphite, color pencil and ink drawings on paper, one with collage, sheets 24 x 19”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (8)

In various conditions including losses, tears, creases and small stains.

Auction Estimate $5000/10000

Starting Bid $2500

 

 

 

118

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic (two)

PREPARATION FOR POSTER, one graphite drawing on paper & one graphite and color pencil drawing on paper, each sheet 24 x 19”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (2)

In various conditions including losses, tears, creases and small stains.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

119

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

SARAH BERNHARD IN VICTOR HUGO’S HERNANI, a preparatory drawing for the poster, graphite drawing on paper, sight 13 ¾ x 10”, frame 22 ¾ x 19” with glass. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Creases and crinkles, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

120

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

SARAH BERNHARD IN VICTOR HUGO’S HERNANI, a preparatory drawing for the poster, graphite drawing on paper, sight 13 ½ x 10 ½”, frame 17 x 14” with glass. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Creases and crinkles, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

121

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

L’ANNIVERSAIRE MASCARADE DE SARAH B, OCTOBER 29, graphite drawing on paper, 12 x 9”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

A few crinkles and a crease upper left corner.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

122

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

SARAH BERNHARDT, ink drawing on paper, 12 x 9”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Two diagonal creases at center, two diagonal creases lower left corner, minor discoloration along right sheet edge.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

123

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

STUDY FOR POSTER, graphite drawing on paper, 17 x 14”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

A few discoloration specks, center crease, a few soft creases, crease lower right corner.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

124

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

STUDY FOR POSTER, graphite drawing on paper, 24 x 19”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Losses at sheet edges.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

125

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic (two)

WOMAN AND MAN STUDIES, two graphite drawings on paper, each 12 x 9”. Provenance: Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (2)

Woman with small loss upper right corner and some crinkles and creases; Man with creases upper left and right corners.

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

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