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Fine Arts & Decorative Art Auction

February 27th, 2021, 12pm

 

 

 

151

Theo Tobiasse (1927-2012) Israel

TITLED, color carborundum gravure, signed and inscribed and numbered 2/4 in pencil, fourth state printer’s proof probably unique, image 16 ½ x 15 Ύ”, sheet 25 Ύ x 19 ½”.

Pale discoloration upper margins, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

152

Nelsen Valentine (b. 1960) California

UNTITLED, 1988, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated on verso, 30 Ό x 22,” frame 31 Ύ x 23 Ύ x 2 Ό”.

Circular hairline crack lower left, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

153

Venetian Mirror

Cut etched glass elements on painted wood with a metal support on verso, 49 x 31”, weight 45 lbs. From the estate of Leonard Katzman, writer and director of hit TV series Dallas, 1978-1991, which ran for 14 seasons with 357 episodes.

Missing two small appointments, small break with loss upper left corner, scuffs, scratches, soiling and discoloration, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

154

Villeroy & Boch Heinrich Boxes (9) & another (ten)

Russian Fairy Tales, nine Heinrich porcelain boxes illustrated by Ivan Zvorykin, each hallmarked and titled underneath, various shapes, ranging from 6 x 4” to 4 Ύ x 4 Ύ” and approximately 2” deep; Together with a Russian lacquered wood box, signed and dated 1989 lower right on lid, 2 x 6 ½ x 4”. From the estate of Leonard Katzman, writer and director of hit TV series Dallas, 1978-1991, which ran for 14 seasons with 357 episodes. (10)

Lacquer box with normal light wear or scratches underneath, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

155

Villeroy & Boch, Heinrich Porzellan W. Germany (eight)

DREAMS OF KATARINA (6); MAGICAL FAIRY TALES FROM OLD RUSSIAN (1), RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES (1), Dreams and Magical Fairy Tales designed by Gero Trauth, 1986, eight porcelain plates, each 8 ½” diameter, all from a limited edition, with boxes and certificates. From the estate of Leonard Katzman, writer and director of hit TV series Dallas, 1978-1991, which ran for 14 seasons with 357 episodes. (8)

One with detached hanger, one box torn, boxes dusty from storage otherwise plates in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

156

Villeroy & Boch, Heinrich Porzellan W. Germany (twelve)

RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES, 1981, based on the work of Boris Zvorykin, twelve 8 ½” diameter porcelain plates in one Plexiglas frame, plates from a limited edition, overall 44” 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. (12 in 1)

Plates in good condition, frame with scuffs and scratches, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

157

Villeroy & Boch Steins (four)

Russian Fairy Tales, 1978, four narrative or picturesque porcelain steins with pewter caps and enameled bodies, all hall marked underneath, 8 Ό x 5 x 4”. (4)

One lacking tip to pewter cap, some very light surface corrosion on pewter caps, otherwise all in good display condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

158

Vuillard Style (19th Century)

CAFΙ, oil painting on canvas, 18 x 15”, Atlantic Transport/ Made in France label on verso, frame 24 ½ x 21”. From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Craquelure, a few filled-in tiny chips, uneven lacquering, some minor hazing, a few nicks and scuffs, some edge wear, otherwise in apparently good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/2500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

159

Kathleen Klein-Wakefield (20th/ 21st Century) California

WONDERLAND CLOCK, 1994, painted and glazed ceramic sculpture with battery-operated clock, with three drawers and verso access panel, signed and dated on the verso access panel, 18 x 11 x 8”. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist.

Scuff on top drawer, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

160

Elizabeth Wamsley (20th Century) California (five)

WHIRLING DERVISHES, set of five glazed and painted ceramic sculptures, the largest 18 ½” high with 8” diameter. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist. (5)

One with pink skirt unprofessionally repaired in two places, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

161

Elizabeth Wamsley (20th Century) California

BAD HAIR DAY, 1998, painted and glazed ceramic sculpture, signed and dated and titled underneath, 11 ½ x 11 ½ x 10”. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

162

Jim Warren (b. 1949) California

UH-OH, 1989, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, signed and dated and titled on verso, 28 x 22”, frame 35 Ύ x 29 Ύ x 2 Ύ”. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist. From the estate of Leonard Katzman, writer and director of hit TV series Dallas, 1978-1991, which ran for 14 seasons with 357 episodes.

Light surface soiling, a few hairline cracks upper center sky, faint streaking lower left, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

163

Jim Warren (b. 1949) California

WILD SEA, 1989, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, signed and dated and titled on verso, sight 27 ½ x 21 ½”, frame 35 Ύ x 30 x 2 ½”. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist. From the estate of Leonard Katzman, writer and director of hit TV series Dallas, 1978-1991, which ran for 14 seasons with 357 episodes.

Light surface soiling, a few hairline cracks upper mid to lower center, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

164

Nathan Wasserberger (1928-2012) Polish American

MOTHER & DAUGHTER, oil painting on burlap, signed lower right, 36 x 24”, frame 43 ½ x 31 ½ x 2 ½”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

165

Nathan Wasserberger (1928-2012) Polish American

STANDING NUDE, oil painting on burlap, signed lower left, 36 x 24”, frame 37 x 25”.

Minor surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

166

Robert Watson (1923-2004) California

TWO FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE, 1957, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 12 x 20”, frame 19 x 27 x 3”.

Lacquer yellowing, surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

167

Robert Watson (1923-2004) California

FIGURE IN A LANDSCAPE, 1957, oil painting on Masonite signed and dated lower left, 11 Ύ x 5 Ύ”, frame 15 x 9”.

Minor surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

168

Albert Wein (1915-1991) New York

UNTITLED, circa 1975, oil painting on Masonite, signed lower left, signed upper right, 24 x 48”, frame 33 x 57 x 3”. Provenance: Manhattan Gallery, Inc. Pasadena label on verso; Acquired from artist by family of current owner, with a copy of the hand-written receipt.

Small professional repair in upper right corner, shallow gouge in Masonite on verso, frame liner soiled, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

169

Robert White (20th Century) American

CALIFORNIA COAST I, acrylic painting on canvas, possibly signed on verso, 60 x 48”, frame 67 x 55 ½ x 3”. Provenance: Four Seasons Hotel, Carlsbad 1997-2010; Park Hyatt Aviara Resort & Spa Carlsbad 2010-2020.

Faint scuff center right, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

170

J. R. Williams (1888-1957) Canadian Cartoonist

WHEN YOU HAD THE LEAST, YOU HAD THE MOST, ink drawing, signed lower right, image 6 x 8”, sheet 9 Ύ x 11 Ύ”, discardable frame 11 x 13” with glass. From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Discoloration and speckles, mainly in margins, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

171

Emerson Woelffer (1914-2003) California

UNTITLED from Mirror Series, 1961, color lithograph, signed and dated and numbered 2/20 in white pencil, printed by Tamarind with their blind stamp lower left, sheet 22 x 17”, frame 32 ½ x 26 ½” lacking glass. Provenance: Tobey Moss Gallery.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

172

Harry Wysocki (b. 1926) American

SIGOURNEY, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 22 x 28”, frame 27 x 33. From the estate of Leonard Katzman, writer and director of hit TV series Dallas, 1978-1991, which ran for 14 seasons with 357 episodes.

Light surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

173

Joanna Zjawinska (b. 1950) Poland (four)

JAZZ CLUB; FAMILY WITH DOG; PUB (2), four color screenprints (three images), each signed in pencil and from the number edition 275, Soma blind stamps lower left, sheets average 32 x 40”. (4)

Some minor edge wear and fingerprints in the margins, retains curls from being rolled, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

174

Larry Zox (1937-2006) American

UNTITLED, color screenprint, signed and numbered 25/75 in pencil on verso, sheet 23 Ύ x 20”, frame 24 ½ x 20 ½” with glass.

Some light scuffs, miniscule edge wear, pale toning on verso, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

Auction ends at lot 174

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