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

Auction June 10th, 2017

 

 

 

151

Peter Max (b. 1937) German/ American

LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL II from 911 SERIES, 2005, extensive acrylic painting over color print, signed lower right, 24 x 18”, framed, in good condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

152

Peter Max (b. 1937) German/ American

UNITED WE STAND II from 911 SERIES, 2005, extensive acrylic painting over color print, signed upper right, 24 x 18”, framed, in good studio condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

153

Peter Max (b. 1937) German/ American

LIBERTY HEAD, 2013, color screenprint, signed in pencil and numbered 300/350, image 22 Ύ x 22 Ύ”, full margins, artist’s blind stamp lower left, framed, in good studio condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

154

George McManus (1884-1954) Californian

BRINGING UP FATHER, 1946, ink drawing and collage and some white correction ink on paper, signed and inscribed 2-15, overall image 4 ½ x 20”, King Features Syndicate Inc copyright, some discoloration, otherwise in apparently good aged production condition.  $300/600

 

154 A

18th Century Mexican Colonial Art

JESUS CHRIST, oil painting on canvas, 10 Ύ x 8 Ό”, framed, in good aged condition.  $500/1000

 

 

155

Joan Miro lithograph books (two)

LITHOGRAPHS I & II, 1972 & 1975, two hardbound Catalogue Raisonnes, each with twelve color lithographs, each from the numbered edition of 5000 in English language, both in good condition. (2)  $500/1000

 

 

 

156

Joan Miro (3), Marc Chagall (5), Pablo Picasso (1) art books with lithographs (nine)

INDELIBLE MIRO, hardbound book with two color lithographs; MIRO SCULPTURES, hardbound book with two color lithographs; MIRO L’OEUVRE (Benhoura Catalogue) softbound book; Marc Chagall THE CEILING OF THE PARIS OPERA with one color lithograph; LITHOGRAPHS VI; DAPHNE & CHLOE; CHAGALL POSTERS, four hardbound books; Pablo Picasso CATALOGUE DE L’ OEUVRE GRAVE ET LITHOGRAPHIE 1904-1967 Volume I by Georges Bloch, hardbound book; All is good used condition. (9)  $300/600

 

 

 

157

Fil Mottola (1915-2008) Californian

STILL LIFE, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 29 Ύ x 40”, framed, a few hairline cracks, otherwise in good studio condition.  $800/1200

 

 

 

158

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czechoslovakia & Jules Cheret (1836-1932) French (two)

Alphonse Mucha LA DAME AUX CAMELIAS from Les Maitre De L’Affiche, plate #144, 1898, color lithograph, signed in design, sight 13 ½ x 5 Ό”; Jules Cheret PAPIER & CIGARETTES JOB, 1895 Les Maitre De L’Affiche, plate #001, color lithograph, signed in design, sight 11 x 8 ½”; Both printed by Chaix, Paris, Les Maitre De L’Affiche blind stamp lower right, Martin Lawrence label on back; Both framed and in apparently good condition. (2)  $1500/2500

 

 

 

159

Tony Natsoulas (b.1959) California

FISH, painted and glazed ceramic, initialed on verso, 14” x 27” x 4 ½”, good studio condition. Provenance: John Natsoulas Gallery Davis California.  $100/200

 

 

 

160

Jean Negulesco (1900-1993) Romanian/ Californian (two)

RECLINING NUDE, watercolor and gouache on paper, signed lower left, sight 14 Ό x 19 ½”, tiny tear lower left sheet edge; STILL LIFE, oil painting on board, signed lower right, 13 x 10”, framed; Otherwise both in good studio condition. (2)  $500/1000

 

 

 

161

New Guinea Dagger

Cassowary bone dagger, 13” length, with bill of sale dated 1973 stating it to be 50 years old from Aad van der Heyde of French Polynesia for the collector Bruce Seaman, in good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

162

New Guinea Kambot

Carved wood storyboard depicting the central Haus Tambaran and Kokomo (a man’s house with birds) with fish in the foreground and woven twine handle, 29 ½” x 67”, small loss lower right, otherwise in good condition, Provenance: New Guinea Primitive Arts, Sydney Australia, 1983.  $500/1000

 

 

 

163

New Guinea Kamanibit Statue

Carved and painted wood statue with patina and inlaid shells, 26” tall, in good aged condition, Provenance: New Guinea Primitive Arts, Sydney Australia.  $400/800

 

 

 

164

New Guinea Mask

Painted shell mask with clay buildup and inlay cowries and basket woven surround and long raffia hair, on a custom Lucite stand, mask 28” tall, 63” tall with stand, in good condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

165

New Guinea Mask

Carved and painted wooden mask with feather and reed weave border, 32” x 14”, in good aged condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

166

New Guinea Mask

Carved and painted wood mask with shell inlay and feathers and reed weave beard, 23” x 11 ½”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

167

New Guinea Mask

Carved and patina wood mask with seashell and raffia beard, 21” x 10”, good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

168

New Guinea Mask

Carved wood mask with overlay and shell and bead patterns, 17 ½” x 13”, good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

169

New Guinea Mask

Carved and painted wood mask with shell inlay and feathers and reed weave beard and rope nose ring, 28” x 13”, in good aged condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

170

New Guinea Mask

Carved and painted wood mask with shell inlay and feathers and reed weave beard, 22” x 7”, in good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

171

New Guinea Masks (two)

Two painted shell masks with clay buildup and inlay cowries and feathers and reed weave border, each 11” x 8”, with bill of sale dated 1973 stating one to be 50 years old from Aad van der Heyde of French Polynesia for the collector Bruce Seaman, both in good aged condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

172

New Guinea & Other Masks (eight)

New Guinea three carved wood masks with patina and shell inlay, 28 ½” x 9”, 26” x 6 ½” & 18 ½” x 2 Ό”; African carved wood mask with patina and painting, 20 ½” x 8 ½”; Tribal carved wood mask with patina, 14” x 6 ½”; Southeast Asian three carved and painted decorative wood masks, 8” x 6 ½”, 5” x 7”, 5” x 6”, smallest mask has reattached piece at crown; Otherwise all in good condition. (8)  $300/600

 

 

 

173

New Guinea Sortmiri Statue

Carved and painted wood statue with string and rope, 25” tall, in good aged condition, Provenance: New Guinea Primitive Arts, Sydney Australia.  $400/800

 

 

 

174

New Guinea Statue

STANDING FIGURE, carved and painted wood statue with shells and rope and other ornamentation, 72” tall, in good aged condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

175

Old Master Collection (thirty-seven)

Georg Pencz, Stefano Della Bella, Gerome Wierix, three small engravings, all matted with C. & J. Goodfriend New York stamp on verso of mat; A collection of six small engravings, one inscribed Jonas Umbach on verso; Karel Augus III an engraving of nobleman; after Van Dyck engraving of Henrich Liberti; Two woodblock prints after Albrecht Durer; Le Grande Danse Macabre, five sheets each with four tipped two sided wood engravings, sheets with circular stamp Sammlung Artur Ritter lower left; Together with three unidentified engravings; Together with Descent From the Cross, ink wash on chain laid paper, mounted to card, 10 Ό x 7”; One framed with glass, various sheets from 15 ½ x 11” to 3 ½ x 2”, in various conditions from good to fair condition. (37)  $400/800

 

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