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Illustration precedes description

Holiday Auction of Fine & Decorative Arts

from the Big Mulholland House

December 15th, 2018  Auction

 

 

 

201

Acoma Pottery by Florence Aragon (1929-2010) New Mexico

Painted ceramic vessel, signed underneath, 5 ½ tall, 6 ½” diameter.

A few tiny paint chips, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

202

African Art (two)

Boule, carved wood Twin Mask, 18 ½” tall, with metal stand; Marka, carved wood and hammered metal mask, with string appointments, 17 ½” tall, with metal stand. Provenance: Folk Art International. (2)

Both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

203

African Art

Multi-head figure with five components with metal applique and remnants of fabric, 58” tall, with additional 4” wood base.

One of the insert tips on one of the medium heads has been re-attached. Stress cracks, worm and beetle holes, overall surface soiling, all associated with age.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

204

African Art (two)

FERTILITY FIGURES, two dark hardwood sculptures, 39” & 24” tall. (2)

Some minor wear, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

205

African Art & Adele Schulenberg masks (two)

African carved and painted wood mask, 33 ½” tall with Plexiglas stand; Adele Schulenberg carved and painted wood face, signed and dated 1987 on verso, 19 ¾” tall with Plexiglas stand. (2)

African with some stress cracks, stand with wear, overall in good aged condition; otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

206

African Carving

ELEPHANT, 2002, carved wood, signed Andrew M. and dated 05/2002, overall 18 ½ x 28 x 15”.

One loose floor log, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting bid $100

 

 

 

207

African Carvings (two)

RHINOCEROS, carved wood, signed Monday Thabeke? and dated 01/2003, overall 12 x 21 ¼ x 10 ¼”; Together with a carved wood female figure, stamped Du Mee, 22 ¼” tall. (2)

Rhino with some natural stress cracks and some minor wear at base, Du Mee with a small stains and wear, otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting bid $100

 

 

 

208

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

HOMAGE TO MAHLER, Agamograph, lenticular plastic with laminated color screenprint, signed in ink, artist’s proof numbered 6/25 AP, 14 ¼ x 14”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

209

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

TEFILLIN 2: VISUAL PRAYER, Agamograph, lenticular plastic with laminated color screenprint, signed in ink, hors commerce numbered 24/25 HC, 15 x 14”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

210

American Craft Art: Van Ryper & other Miniature Model Ships (five)

Five painted wooden ships with appointments, two stamped ‘Van Ryper Vineyard Haven, Mass’ underneath, each 8 ¾” long; one stamped ‘Van Ryper Seven Seas *** Miniature’ underneath, 8 ½” long; two unmarked 9 ¾” & 12” long. David Stuart Gallery collection. (5)

Dust accumulation, some missing parts and some with detached parts, some nicks and chips, otherwise all in aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

211

Ancient, Pre-Columbian or Antique Pottery (five)

Five ceramic vessels: A painted and incised tripod crocodile urn 14 ¼” tall, Two incised jars 7 ¼” & 8” tall, One burnished vessel with 1” opening and rounded bottom 8 ¼” tall, One painted bowl with traditional motif 12 ¾” diameter 3 ½” tall. David Stuart Gallery collection. (5)

Crocodile missing part a of foot, all have been broken and reassembled, otherwise in aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

212

Artist Unidentified (19th 20th Century)

PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG LADY, oil painting on canvas, London stamp on verso, 20 x 16”, framed.

Craquelure, hairline cracks, some repair, small nicks, some water damage on verso, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

213

Artist Unidentified (20th/21st Century)

MALE LION, SAMBURU, C-print on stainless steel, label states from the edition of 10, size 30 x 30”, framed.

In good apparently condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

214

Artist Unidentified (20th/21st Century)

MUSICIANS, fabric and mixed media 3-D collage on card or paper, signed Hodrett? lower right, 30 x 20”, framed with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

215

Artist Unidentified (20th/21st Century)

SWAN ON A GOLDEN POND, acrylic painting on gold-leaf panel, signed Grufon? lower left, 30 x 30”, framed. Global Fine Art, Dania Beach, FL. label on verso.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting bid $100

 

 

 

216

Artist Unidentified (20th 21st Century)

UNTITLED, large clear acrylic sculpture with high-polish and textured finish, signed Nanus, 24 x 18 ¼ x 4”, with a Lucite base 4 x 12 x 8”, overall 28” tall.

Some surface scrapes on side, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting bid $100

 

 

 

217

Shawn Athari (20th Century) Californian

UNTITLED, 2001, colored and clear glass charger, signed and dated underneath, 18” diameter.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting bid $100

 

 

 

218

Shawn Athari (20th Century) Californian

CHAIR #6, 2004, hand-crafted glass and painted fabricated metal chair with cushion seat, signed and dated on glass, overall 50 x 24 x 16 ½”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/800

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

219

Hannelone Baron (1926-1987) German/ American

UNTITLED,1983, color etching, signed in pencil and inscribed July 1983, numbered 16/21, plate 8 ¾ x 12”, sheet 11 x 14 ¾”, framed with glass. Courtesy of Gallery Schlesinger, New York. Proceeds to benefit the Samburu Project’s mission to provide access to clean water in Samburu, Kenya.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting bid $100

 

 

 

220

Mely Barragan & Ernesto Yerona both (21st Century) Californian (two)

Mely Barragan THINK, 2008, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 4/100, image 22 x 16”, sheet 26 x 20”, courtesy of Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles; Ernesto Yerona WE THE RESILIENT, 2018, color screenprint poster, image 34 ½ x 22 ½”, sheet 36 x 24”, courtesy of Hamilton Selway Fine Art, West Hollywood; Both framed, with first with glass. Proceeds to benefit the Samburu Project’s mission to provide access to clean water in Samburu, Kenya. (2)

Barragan with faint hinge impressions upper corners, otherwise both in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

221

Romero Britto (b. 1963) Brazilian & Huichol & Oaxacan Decorative items (4) (five)

Romero Britto LOYALTY, 2013, multi-color plastic figurine, hallmarked underneath, numbered 0743/4000, made in China, 5 ½ x 4 x 2 ½”; Huichol JAGUAR, a large beaded figurine with removable tail, 28 ½” long, 8 ¼” tall; Oaxacan, two Alebrije hand-carved and painted wood Zebras, one signed Juventino Melchor and one signed Inocente in ink underneath, 5 ¼ x 8” & 4 x 5” ; A hand-carved and painted wood Giraffe, unsigned, 8 ½” tall. (5)

Jaguar with removable tail broken in-half and glued back together with missing beads at break, area of missing beads at front right paw, some other minor bead loss mainly around base; larger Zebra missing fiber tail; Some hairline cracks in the later three, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting bid $50

 

 

 

222

William Brun (20th Century) American

UNTITLED (Marci), 2001, acrylic painting and mixed media on canvas, possible initials upper left, dated on verso, 20 x 16”. Courtesy of Manny Silverman Gallery, Beverly Hills. Proceeds to benefit the Samburu Project’s mission to provide access to clean water in Samburu, Kenya.

Minor surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

223

Sergio Bustamante (b. 1949) Mexican (2) & C. Alvarez (20th Century) Mexican & another (four)

Sergio Bustamante UNICORN EGG; HORSE EGG, two painted and glazed ceramic figurines, both signed, 6 ¾” & 7” tall; C. Alvarez ELEPHANT; ZEBRA, two painted and glazed ceramic figurines, both signed, 6 ¾” & 5” tall; Rudi SEATED DREAM WOMAN, carved and painted wood figurine, signed, 10 x 4 ¾ x 5”, designed for table edge or stand. (4)

Horse Egg with a tiny touch-up on ear, both eggs with some quake putty underneath, Zebra with a couple unobtrusive fleabites, Rudi with a few unobtrusive nicks, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

224

Ceramic Artists Collection (20th Century) (five)

McPhee THE HOUR IS NEAR, ceramic sculpture, signed on backside, 14 ¼” x 7 ¼ x 3 ½”; Leslie Rospol SUIT CASE, painted ceramic, signed and dated 7/90 underneath, 4 ¼ x 4 ½ x 2 ¼”; Artists Unidentified, OVERSIZED COUPLE, two painted ceramic figurines, each 4 ¾” tall; GIRL IN POOL, painted and glazed lidded ceramic jar, initialed AU 1988 underneath, 5” tall including non-attached resting girl, 5 ¼” diameter. David Stuart Gallery collection. (5)

McPhee with some small chips and losses to fingers and toes, Girl with a few paint nicks, all with some surface soiling, otherwise all in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

225

Ceramic Teapots by Coville & others (four)

Coville HOUSE, painted and glazed lidded teapot, signed underneath, overall 12 x 14 ½ x 7”; Together with three Ceramic Artists unidentified: A painted and glazed ceramic TEAPOT and a painted glazed and gilded CUP, each signed underneath, a painted TEAPOT titled Fiddling Sid Harkreader 1923, 4 x 5 x 1 ¾”. David Stuart Gallery collection. (4)

Coville missing two partial leaves and one missing flower, Cup with some small chips at base and hole in bottom, Fiddling with some adhesive residue on backside and a few chips; All with surface soiling and in otherwise good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

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