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Fine Art Collections & The William Emboden

Alphonse Mucha & Sarah Bernhardt Collection

October 16th, 2021 Auction 12pm

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

51

Olivia de Berardinis (b. 1948) Californian

BETTY PAGE MERMAID, color lithograph on silk coated paper, signed in pencil, from a numbered edition 25 Roman Numerals, aside from the numbered edition 450, sheet 38 x 26”, published by Robert Bane, with his and artist’s blind stamps lower right and left.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

52

Decorative Bowls/Basket: Manzoni Pietro/ Vietri, Zulu & another (three)

Manzoni Pietro/ Vietri, a large multi-colored tiered wood bowl, hallmarked PM for Vietri underneath, 16 ½” diameter 5” tall; A Zulu multi-color telephone wire basket, 16” diameter 3 ¼” tall; A carved and painted wood gourd bowl 8” diameter 2 ½” tall. (3)

The first with some nicks and dings and normal wear underneath, Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

53

Jean Dewasne (1921-1999) French

UNTITLED, color screenprint, signed and inscribed HC (hors commerce) in pencil on label on verso, aside from the numbered edition 100, published by Editions Lahumiere, Paris, image 22 ½ x 29 ¾”, sheet 27 ¾ x 36 ¼”.

Some finger prints, a few scuffs and hairline scratches, dimple center right, some pale accretions lower right, some soft handling creases, lower right corner dog-eared, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

54

Mort Dimondstein (b. 1920) Californian

WOMAN CARRYING ITEM ON HEAD, cast bronze sculpture with patina, signed and illegibly numbered VI, 17 ½ x 7 x 7”.

Some dust accumulation and weathering, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

55

Duck Decoy

Carved wood duck with beaded eyes, signed R. A. Stevens in pencil underneath, 6 x 12 x 5”.

Neck appears to be re-attached or made that way, some scuffs, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

56

Brian Eno & Peter Schmidt, May Sun, Lawrence Gipe, Lawrence Weiner, Luciano Perna, Mitchell Syrop (six)

Brian Eno (b. 1948) British, OBLIQUE STRATEGIES, ONE HUNDRED WORTHWHILE DILEMMAS, 1996, deck of approximately 101 cards and a small booklet in clamshell box, 6 x 5 x 1 ½”; May Sun (b. 1954) California, four screenprinted napkins, each 14 x 14”, with paper box; Lawrence Gipe (b. 1962) American, THE BEGINNING OF THE END, TEN THEMES FOR THE FIN DE SIECLE, ten prints, each 6 x 4 ¼”; Lawrence Weiner (b. 1942) American, STARS DON’T STAND STILL IN THE SKY FOR ANYBODY, 1991, cloisonne pin in artist’s design matchbox, 2 ¼ x 1 ¾ x 3/8”; Luciano Perna (b. 1958) Italian, A MINIATURE PICTURE BOOK, 2 ¾ x 2”; Mitchell Syrop (b. 1958) American, NATURAL SELECTION, 1989, stereoscopic plastic slide viewer, lacking two slides, 4 ¾ x 2 ½ x 2 ¼”; All Norton Christmas Projects. (6)

Eno cards in good condition, booklet with deterioration and losses, shell box with scuffs and scrapes; Weiner with some wear to matchbox; Perna with staining and other issues in fair condition; Syrop with scuffs and wear; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

57

Erte (1892-1990 French

WOMAN & SATYR (L.72), 1985, cold-painted bronze sculpture, signed and numbered 43/375, published by Fine Arts Acquisitions, overall 17 ¾ x 7 ½ x 5 ½”.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $1500/2500

Starting Bid $750

 

 

 

58

Susan Eslick, Wendy Williams & Le Couleur Bleu (three)

Three large painted ceramic chargers, Eslick signed and dated 1991, Williams signed and dated 5-30-90, Le Couleur Bleu with incised hallmark, largest 20 ¾” diameter 5” tall. (3)

All in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

59

Ethnic Art (three)

Carved wood head, 13 ½ x 10 ½ x 7”; Carved wood drum with incised design and snakeskin cover, 16” long; Carved and painted wood scepter 18” tall. (3)

First and last with stress cracks and surface soiling, drum with slice in skin for hanging string, scepter with some small losses; Otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

60

Ethnic Ceremonial Headdress

Woven string, fiber, hair and seashells, 16 ½” tall, with metal stand 21 ¼” tall overall.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

61

Ethnic Jewelry (ten)

Four metal necklaces including one silver pendant on rope, two chockers and one beaded metal necklace on woven metal chain; One metal and bead necklace; Two metal rings; A sterling silver broach with stone inlay from Mexico; a cast metal bracelet and a fabricated metal bracelet with turquoise stones. (10)

All in good used to aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

62

Ethnic Jewelry (fourteen)

Fourteen necklaces of glass, ceramic, stone, seashell or metal-beads, lengths average 20” to 9”. (14)

All in good used to aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

63

Ethnic Jewelry (twelve)

Eleven necklaces made of glass beads, jade, agates, pods and seed, or ceramics, all with pendants, average length 15”; Together with a 2 ¼” loose jade pendant. (12)

All in good used to aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

64

Ethnic Jewelry (six)

Two beaded bracelets, one carved wood bracelet, one conch shell bracelet and a strung stone bracelet; Together with a multi-strand stone necklace with abalone pendant. (6)

All in good used to aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

65

Ethnic Masks (nine)

Four painted ceramic masks, one organic material mask, one papier mache mask, two carved and painted wood masks, one small wood head on Lucite stand, sizes from 10 ¼ x 5” to 3 ¾ x 2 ¼”. (9)

In overall good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

66

Ethnic Masks (seven)

Seven painted masks including six carved wood and one papier mache, sizes from 12 ¾ x 7 ¼ x 5” to 8 x 6 x 5”. (7)

Some minor losses, cracks, wear and dust accumulation, otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

67

Ethnic Masks (six)

Six carved and painted wood masks, one with gold paint and inset glass, another with hairlike adornments, sizes 17 ½ x 8 ½” to 10 ½ x 6”. (6)

Some small losses and cracks, otherwise all in good to good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

68

Ethnic Masks (six)

Six carved wood masks, one with painted eyes, two with fabric headdress, one with beard, sizes from 13 ½” diameter to 9 ¼ x 6 ½”. (6)

Some small nicks and dings, some dust accumulation, otherwise all in good to good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

69

Ethnic Masks including one by Carmela Martinez Alvarez (six)

Two ceramic masks, the larger signed Carmela Martinez Alvarez inside, the smaller with dried grass beard, Together with four carved and painted wood masks, sizes 10 ¼ x 9 ½” to 8 x 5 ¾”. (6)

Some small nicks and scuffs, some dust accumulation, otherwise all in good to good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

70

Ethnic Textile

A woven blanket or light floor covering, 101 x 51”.

4” frayed tear, otherwise in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $40/80

Starting Bid $20

 

 

 

71

Folk Art Mask

Black Bird mask, painted cut and welded metal mask, overall 9 x 15 x 6 ½”.

Overall wear and dust accumulation, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

72

Folk Art: Jimmy Johnny (20th Century)

NORTHWEST COAST MASK, carved and painted wood mask with metal washer eyes, signed in pencil on verso, 11 ½ x 8 x 8”.

Some dust accumulation, minor surface wear, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

73

Folk Art: Connie McColley & Tom McColley

Hand woven hickory wood basket with handle, signed and dated 84 underneath, 22 x 19 x 16”. Originally from the Ramona Lampell collection, whose collection was featured in the book O’Appalachia by David Larkin.

Some dust accumulation and normal wear underneath, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

74

Folk Art: Connie McColley & Tom McColley

Hand woven hickory wood basket with swirl design and turned wood rim and base, signed and dated 87-66 underneath, 15” tall & 15” diameter. Originally from the Ramona Lampell collection, whose collection was featured in the book O’Appalachia by David Larkin.

Some dust accumulation and normal wear underneath, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

75

Folk Art: Mexican Mask

Carved and painted wood mask, 12 x 9 x 6 ½”.

Losses to eyebrows, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

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