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

Auction June 10th, 2017





Asian Antique Textile

FIGURE IN A PAGODA, antique brocade with red background, 15 ½” x 6 Ύ”, some losses to the subject’s face from age, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $100/200





Asian Thangka

Detail hand painted silk with silk patterned border, 33” x 23”, in Plexiglas box frame, in apparently good condition.  $200/400





Balinese Carvings

MAN WITH CAGED BIRD; STANDING MAN WITH BIRDS, two hard wood carvings, inscribed Tantra Gallery Bali underneath, 8 ½” and 11 ½” tall, in good condition. (2)  $100/200





Baroque style Mantle Ornaments (two)

A pair of gold finished cast metal ornaments, each 12” tall, one has an inconspicuous partial reattached handle line, otherwise both in good aged condition. (2)  $200/400





Charles Bell (1935-1995) American

CIRCUS ACT, color Giclee, estate signed in pencil, numbered 41/200, image 21 ½ x 24”, full margins, published by Robert Bane with blind stamp lower left, soft crease lower left visible at certain angles in raking light, otherwise in good condition. Provenance: Robert Bane Publishing.  $200/400




30 A

Jose Bell (20th Century)

THE STUCK WAGON, cast bronze sculpture with dark brown patina, signed, overall 9 ½ x 41 x 10”, in good studio condition.  $500/1000





Art Book Collection (twenty-nine)

R.C. GORMAN, two hardbound books, one signed and dated and dedicated, along with one spiral and five (of the same) softbound books; OTMAR ALT hardbound book with six color lithographs of which one is inbound and five loose leaf; GRACIELA RODO BOULANGER three hardbound books with five lithographs of which two are inbound and one is initialed in pen and three loose leaf, one book with water damage on book edge; Coffee Table books by YAACOV AGAM & YANKEL GINZBURG; BEN SHAHN, JAMES CARTER, hardbound books; BEN SHAHN softbound book, ED MOSES, JOHN ALTOON, ED RUSCHA, TOM WESSELMAN, softbound books or catalogues; Together with ERTE THE COMPLETE GRAPHICS and THE COMPLETE GRAPHICS AT NINETY-FIVE (two) three hardbound books; ICART softbound collectors guide; STEINBERG softbound book; All in good to generally used condition. (29)  $200/400





Art Book collection (twenty-four)

DERRIERE LE MIROIR, 1961, MIRO (M. 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 203), with five lithographs (missing tri-fold lithograph); HUNDERTWASSER, two hardbound books along with three pocket-size hardbound books; Together with Midori Nonamida, original hand-made paper portfolio brochure; FRANCIS BACON, SANDRO CHIA, ANTONIO CLAVE, three hardbound books; BAJ, a softbound book and pamphlet; four AVANT GARDE magazines #1, #4, #5, #8 including Picasso’s Erotic prints edition; four AUDIENCE magazines from 1972 with hard covers; VOLKER KUHN SKY ART GALLERY, softbound catalogue, DC VEERO, FIGURATIVE BRIDGE, three hardbound books; All in good to generally good used condition. (24)  $200/400





Jim Borgman (b. 1954) Ohio

BATTLE OF MOUSE RUN, ink drawing, collage and whiteout ink on paper, signed and inscribed Cincinnati Enquirer 1994 in ink, sheet 8 ½ x 14”, framed with glass, discoloration on verso coming through to recto, otherwise in apparently good production condition.  $500/1000





Antique Boxes, Scale & Weights (seven)

Antique writing box with multiple compartments, felt lining and brass hardware, 5 ½ x 16 x 9 ½”, with key and working lock and incognita side-drawer; A brass and oak wood ink stand with two glass ink wells and drawer, 5 ½ x 11 ½ x 6 Ό”, one of the wells doesn’t fit tightly, slightly cock-eyed, otherwise in good age condition; A brass postal scale with wood stand, includes five brass OZ. weights, 6 x 9 x 5”; Set of nine brass gram weights with wooden box tray, 2 Ύ x 5 ½ x 2 ½”; A parquet box with burl-wood and inlay top, two lidded compartments inside, with key and working lock, 4 ½ x 9 x 4 Ύ”; Together with a miniature wooden trunk with marquetry top and front, two lidded and one round open compartment inside, 5 Ύ x 10 ½ x 5”, with a piece of marquetry on top partially loose; A small wood box with old velveteen lining, probably for rings and a watch, with key and working lock, 1 Ύ x 7 x 3”, lid slightly warped; Otherwise all in good antique condition. (7)  $200/400





Asian Silver Box

Silver box with lid handle decorated with figural motif, has two lidded compartments on the interior, some stamps, 3” x 6 ½’ x 4 ½”, lacking key, lid is bowed, has some dings otherwise in good aged condition.  $200/400





Decorative Box Collection (eleven)

Three Russian and three Indian decorated wood boxes from 7” x 4” to 3 ½” x 4”; Three black lacquer wood duck boxes with gilt finish 4 ½” and 4” in length; Metal box with cinnabar overlay and blue enamel interior 2” x 6” x 4” with some dust accumulation; Together with hand painted Russian egg 3 Ύ”; All in good used condition. (11)  $200/400





Decorative Box Collection (seven)

Gold metal miniature chest with ornate historical designs stamped A. B. Paris underneath 3 ½” x 4 Ό” x 2 Ύ” with mild bow to the lid; Three silver boxes 4” and 3 Ύ” and 2 ½” in length each all stamped underneath some tarnish; Vanity enameled cast bronze box 6” tall with some wear; Faberge style egg box 3” x 3” x 2 Ό”; Together with decorative cloisonnι egg 3 ½” tall with brass stand; Otherwise all in good used condition. (7)  $200/400





English Cutlery Box (circa 1800)

Marquetry inlaid mahogany cutlery box, interior now fitted for stationary, 14” x 9” x 9”, in good used antique condition, Provenance: Abbey Antiques, Limerick.  $200/400





French Coffrets (two)

19th century bronze and basse taille oval box with an enameled portrait of a woman initialed L.C., 3” x 6 ½” x 5”; Champleve and bronze box with renaissance style scrolling vines and flowers in blue and white enamel, 3 ½” x 5” x 4”, some tarnish and wear, needs new lining, Otherwise both in good used aged condition. (2)  $500/1000





Ornate Box by Wathew (19th Century)

Faux finished wood box with engraved gilt bronze mounts and blue and white jasperware plaques, has two stacking compartment boxes inside, 6 Ύ” x 9” x 5”, with R. Wathew of Glasglow placard inside, two locking teeth loose inside and lacking key, otherwise in good used antique condition.  $500/1000





Romero Britto (b. 1963) Brazilian

LADY LIBERTY, 3-D color screenprint on Foam Core and paper, signed in pencil lower left, artist’s blind stamp lower left, overall 32 x 27”, framed, in good condition.  $500/1000





Bronze Buddha Bust

Cast and naturally patina bronze bust fragment, 11 Ύ” tall with base, appraised to be possibly 17th century, head is cracked and loose at neck, otherwise in good aged condition.  $400/800





Bronze Buddha (19th/20th Century) (two)

Seated gold bronze Buddha, partially patinated, 8” tall; Sand cast bronze Buddha with green patina, 13” tall, both in good aged condition. (2)  $200/400





Golden Buddha

Sand casted gilded bronze standing Buddha, 28” tall, in good aged condition.  $200/400





Buddha Heads (six)

Buddha heads of metal or stone, some with patina or gilt, all fragments from larger works, all mounted to bases, sizes from 8 ½” to 6” tall including base, one with certificate from Capital Antique dated 1985 stating it to be 12th-13th century Thai Chieng-Seng period, all in good aged condition. (6)  $1000/2000





Marilo Carral (b. 1962) Mexican

ORANGE NAPKIN, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, signed and titled on verso, 54 x 78”, framed, in good studio condition. Provenance: Timothy Yarger Fine Art, Beverly Hills.  $2000/4000





Federico Castellon (1914-1971) Spanish (three)

COUPLE, etching signed in pencil, numbered 12/19, plate 10 x 7 Ύ” sheet 15 ½ x 13”; COUPLES, etching, signed in pencil and inscribed trial proof, sheet 5 ½ x 4”, DREAM, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 28/50, image 15 x 20” sheet 17 Ύ x 22 Ό”; Couple and Dream with foxing and toning and discoloration, Dream with hinge tape residue on verso and a small slice in center, otherwise all in good condition. (3)  $200/400





Orvieto Spain Ceramic Charger

Bust of a woman, painted and glazed large ceramic plate, 16 ½” diameter, inscribed “Orvieto” on verso, small glue spot lower right, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200





Manuel Bea Cervera (1934-1994) Spanish

UNTITLED, 1970, mixed media on paper, signed and dated lower right, image 14 x 19 Ό”, sheet 19 Ύ x 25”, matted, two small yellow tape hinges upper right and left margins recto, framer’s instructions in pencil along lower sheet edge recto, strip of masking tape along upper sheet edge recto, two small strips of old hinge residue on verso, none effecting image, very faint toning, otherwise in good studio condition.  $200/400





after Marc Chagall (1887-1985) Russian/ French

SONG OF SONGS (S. p. 142), 1975, Charles Sorlier color lithograph poster, signed and dated in ink lower right (faded), with the Angel in the Chandelier museum blind stamp authenticating the signature, printed by Mourlot, sheet 30 x 20”, framed, colors look good, paper with some discoloration, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $300/600


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