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

Auction June 10th, 2017

 

 

 

101

Indian Ratha, Tanjore (18th Century) & Others (eight)

Indian FEMALE ATTENDANT intricate wood carving, 14” x 5”, in good aged condition, Provenance: Aparna Art Gallery, Bangalore 1979; Together with three Hindu wood carvings, two with dark wood stands, 10 Ό”, 9 ½” and 7” tall, the latter has a stress crack, otherwise in good condition; Together with three Balinese wood carvings painted in colors with some gilt highlight, 5 ½” tall with Plexiglas stand; Together with two Southeast Asian woven reed boxes with carved wood figural handles, one 7 Ό” tall, one 6 ½” long, both in good condition; Together with an Ethnic carved and painted wood box with eyelet and string restraints, 8 Ό” tall, some wear otherwise in good condition. (8)  $300/500

 

 

 

102

Indian Ratha, Tanjore (late 17th or early 18th Century)

HORSE AND RIDER, an intricate wood carving with added wood foot for leveling, 17” tall with wood foot, comes with custom built Plexiglas wall mount, in aged condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

103

Indian Ratha, Tanjore (18th Century)

GANESHA, an intricate wood carving, 22” x 10”, in good aged condition, Provenance: Aparna Art Gallery, Bangalore 1979.  $300/600

 

 

 

104

Indian Silver Horses (two)

A pair of Indian silver metal sculptures of a man and a woman on horseback, woman with bobble head and torso and horse, 15” and 11” tall, hands on woman slotted for attachments and has a wear spot on her chest, otherwise both in good aged condition. (2)  $400/800

 

 

 

105

Indo Persian Illuminated Manuscripts (four)

Pair of hand painted detail illuminations on paper, each 9 Ύ” x 5 Ύ”, framing labels from New Delhi on verso, each with losses and discoloration at the perimeter, otherwise in good aged condition; Together with a two-sided hand painted detail illumination on paper with calligraphy, 9 ½” x 5”, some small stains, small loss in lower center, otherwise in good aged condition; Together with a battle scene hand painted detail illumination on paper, 6 ½” x 3 ½”, some minor staining from age; All framed with glass and in otherwise good aged condition and. (4)  $500/1000

 

 

 

106

Indo Persian Illuminated Manuscripts

Group of four hand painted detail illuminations with extensive calligraphy on paper or vellum, circa 1813, each 8” x 5 ½”, all in one frame with glass 12 ½” x 30”, minor condition issues associated with age, otherwise in good aged condition. Provenance: Zellig Gallery Los Angeles  $500/1000

 

 

 

107

Indo Persian Illuminated Manuscripts (three)

Three hand painted detailed narrative scenes 7” x 4”, 6” x 4”, 4 ½” x 8 Ό”, all framed without glass, all have slight curve otherwise in apparently good aged conditions. (3)  $500/1000

 

 

 

108

Indo Persian Illuminated Manuscripts (four)

Four hand painted detail illumination on paper with calligraphy, sights from 8 x 5 ½” to 9 x 7 ½”, each framed with glass, one with staining, one with small edge losses in the left margin and lower left corner re-attached, one with worm holes in the right margin, otherwise all in apparently good aged condition. (4)  $500/1000

 

 

 

109

Indo Persian Illuminated Manuscripts (four)

Four hand painted detail illumination on vellum or paper with calligraphy, sights from 3 Ύ x 8” to 7 Ύ x 4 Ύ”, each framed with glass, one with small nicks, otherwise all in apparently good aged condition. (4)  $500/1000

 

 

 

110

Indonesian Puppets & a Mask (six)

Two pairs of fully gowned and decoratively painted stick puppets, first pair is 18” tall with stand, second pair is 27” in length with removable heads; Together with carved wood and intricately painted stick puppet, 16” tall with base, needs new hinge pins, otherwise all in good condition; Together with Indonesian Mask carved wood intricately painted, 14 ½” tall with stand, some fading otherwise in good condition. (6)  $200/400

 

 

 

111

Inuit Art (three)

MAN WITH WALRUS, WALRUS, MAN WITH BIRD, carved stone sculptures with sgraffito, first signed Sakartas, second signed Daniel dated ’74, third dated 74’ underneath, two have Canada Eskimo Art labels underneath, 8” x 8” x 5”, 4” x 9” x 4 ½”, 5” x 4” x 2 ½”, all in good studio condition, Provenance: Canada House Banff, Alberto, 1974. (3)  $300/600

 

 

 

112

Antique Japanese Champlevι Floor Lamps (two)

A pair of metal floor lamps with champlevι design, one 56 Ύ” tall with footed base, the second 57 Ό” tall with round base, both wired for electricity for archaic size bulbs, both stamped “Made in Japan” underneath, both with in wear condition from age and use, from the collection of Theodore Bikel. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

113

Mario Jason (b. 1938) Argentinean

AURORA, 1989, a life size bronze sculpture with cold painting, signed, dated, titled and numbered 1/12, mounted to green marble base, overall 81 Ύ” tall, some tarnish and minor discoloration, otherwise in good studio condition. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the current owner.  $10,000/20,000

 

 

 

114

Ynez Johnston (b. 1920) Californian

WATER PALACE, color woodcut print, signed in pencil, numbered 11/20, sight 17 ½ x 29 Ύ”, framed with glass, in apparently good condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

115

Judaic Painting (20th Century)

RABBIS, oil painting on canvas, signed/inscribed Carver upper left, 32 x 45”, framed, in good studio condition, from the collection of Theodore Bikel.  $200/400

 

 

 

116

Judaica (three)

SPICE BOX, BLOWING THE SHOFAR, VIOLINIST, three movable silver metal sculptures, 9 ½” to 12” tall, tarnished, otherwise in apparently good condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

117

Kachina Dolls & Totem (three)

Two carved and painted wood Kachina dolls with various applicate, one inscribed Alberta & Sloan underneath, 14” & 11 ½” tall, the unsigned Kachina has scuffs and minor condition issues on backside, signed Kachina has hand holes but no implements, otherwise both in good condition; Together with a miniature winged totem pole signed H Rudick, 13 Ύ” with Plexiglas base, in good condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

118

Kalaga Textiles (two)

SIX FIGURES MEDALLIONS; SINGLE FIGURE MEDALLION, two elaborate embroideries with sequins and glass beads, 51 ½” x 12 ½” & 10” x 10”, in Plexiglas box frames, in apparently good condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

119

Kalaga Textiles (two)

FIGURE RIDING GARUDA; FIGURE ON HORSE, two elaborate embroideries with sequins and glass beads, 22” x 22” each, in Plexiglas box frames, in apparently good condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

120

Mischa Kallis (1903-1987) Californian

HONG KONG BAY, 1970, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 33 x 44”, framed, in good studio condition. Provenance: Acquired directly from artist by present owner’s family.  $500/1000

 

 

 

121

Bob Kane (1915-1998) and another

BATMAN, 1966, ink drawing with moray collage and white-out corrections, signed in ink, overall image 5 Ό x 17”, framed with glass, some glue staining from collage, pale discoloration in margins, otherwise in apparently good production condition.  $500/1500

 

 

 

122

Luigi Kasimir (1881-1962) Hungarian/ American (two)

VIENNA OPERA HOUSE I, 1922; GRIZING, 1940, two color aquatint etchings, both signed in pencil, the latter probably estate signed, images 17 Ύ x 15” & 17 ½ x 22 ½”; both with full margins and framed with glass, the first with pale discoloration in margins, otherwise both in apparently good condition. (2)  $500/1000

 

 

 

123

Michael Kenna (b. 1953) British

ANGE TRANQUIL AU CEL, NICE FRANCE 1997, gelatin silver print mounted to card, signed and dated in pencil lower right and numbered 6/45 on the card, image 8 Ό x 7 Ό”, framed, in apparently good condition.  $500/1500

 

 

 

124

Michael Kenna (b. 1953) British

CZECH BRIDGE, PRAGUE 1996, gelatin silver print mounted to card, signed and dated in pencil lower right and numbered 4/45 on the card, image 7 Ύ x 7 Ύ”, framed, in apparently good condition.  $500/1500

 

 

 

125

Michael Kenna (b. 1953) British

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, #3, SAN FRANCISCO 1990, gelatin silver print mounted to card, signed and dated in pencil lower right and numbered 25/45 on the card, image 8 Ό x 7”, framed, in apparently good condition.  $500/1500

 

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