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Fine Art Collections & The William Emboden

Alphonse Mucha & Sarah Bernhardt Collection

October 16th, 2021 Auction 12pm

 

1

African Ivory Coast Senufo

RHYTHM POUNDER, carved wood statue, 55 ¼” tall.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

2

African Mask

Carved and painted wood mask with stand, overall 17 x 9 x 12”.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

3

African Staff

Carved and painted wood head atop of bamboo staff, 46 ½” tall.

Missing an ear, with some small losses to the finish, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

4

African Stool

Carved hardwood stool, 13 ½ x 21 x 10 ¾”.

Some wear, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

5

West African Mask

Carved wood mask with encrusted finish, 14 ½ x 7 x 7 ½”.

Some wear to the finish, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

6

African Wood Carving

Horned ancestor figure, carved and painted wood, overall 23” tall.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

7

African Wood Carving

Carved wood marker with painted linen wrapping, bristle and painted sticks, overall 61 ¼” tall.

Some surface soiling, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

8

African Wood Carving

Carved and painted wood scepter with metal base, overall 32 ½” tall.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

9

African Wood Carving

Carved and painted wood lizard mask, 54 x 6 ¾ x 7”.

Small loss at tail tip and colored in, some small nicks and dings, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

10

African Wood Carving

Paint and carved wood pole figure with reed and rope and metal stand, overall 84” tall.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

11

Joseph Albers & Anni Albers (two)

Two wood stackable trays, 1995, with foundation hallmarks underneath, 12 x 12” & 9 x 9”, stacked 1 ½” deep. (2)

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

12

Sarah Arnold (20th/ 21st Century) California

ROB & LARRY’S VIEW, 2001, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated and titled on verso, overall 9 ¼ x 11 ¼” including frame.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

13

Baskets & Gourds (six)

Two lidded woven reed baskets and a woven reed seed pouch, largest 5 ½” diameter, one with carved wood on lid and in base; Two intricately incised gourds and a lidded gourd basket, largest 6 ½” diameter, 6 ¼” tall including lid. (6)

All in good aged to used condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

14

Katherine Bello (20th/ 21st Century) American

ROMAN HOLIDAY, 2020, acrylic painting on canvas, signed and dated and titled on verso, 30 x 30”. Provenance: Kansas City Artists Coalition Annual Benefit Auction.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

15

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) French

SELF-PORTRAIT, hand-sculpted ceramic bust, 5” tall; Together with a softbound book on Sarah Bernhardt written by Lysiane Bernhardt, 1945, edition of 100, and a hardbound book on Sarah Bernhardt by William Emboden. Provenance: purchased from Lysiane Bernhardt, granddaughter of Sarah Bernhardt; from the William Emboden Estate; from the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Sculpture in good aged condition; Lysiane Bernhardt book worn and pages darkened, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

16

Sarah Bernhardt’s desk

SARAH BERNHARDT’S ART NOUVEAU WRITING DESK & CHAIR SET, a fine period women’s wood writing desk with two drawers and a top rail with two small drawers, 37 ½ tall, 39 ½” wide, 21 ½” deep, and upholstered chair, 35” tall, 18 ½ wide, 18” deep; Together with a hardbound book on Sarah Bernhardt by William Emboden, autographed by author. Provenance: desk and chair purchased from Lysiane Bernhardt, granddaughter of Sarah Bernhardt; from the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Minor loss and stains to desk top veneer, small nicks and dings, otherwise in good used aged condition.

Auction Estimate $5000/25,000

Starting Bid $2500

 

 

 

17

Sarah Bernhardt 19th/ 20th ephemera collection (200+)

Two signed and dated booklets, Martin Beck’s The Last Visit to America, booklet by Vivani, gallery programs, theater magazine reviews and articles; Together with a collection of approximately 118 black & white photos and photographic prints (some duplicate images); Together many other black & white photographs and photographic prints of Bernhardt images; Together with a softbound book by William Emboden, Some ephemera from Paul Proute and the Proscenium Gallery, From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (200+)

In various conditions.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

18

Sarah Bernhardt 19th/ 20th ephemera collection (thirty-six)

Paul Nadar an original photograph signed and titled on verso, 3 x 2”, and five black & white photographs (four images), four signed on the negative; Paul Boyer, seven photographs stamped including two framed 5 x 3”& 4 ¾ x 7 with glass; Roger Viollet five photographs stamped and inscribed in pencil; Photographer unidentified seven photographs; Fifteen with typed titles on versos, average size 8 x 10”; Together with four postage stamps of Sarah Bernhardt by Alphonse Mucha; Four Little Blue Books including Sarah’s Bernhardt’s Philosophy of Love, #675, Oscar Wilde's #664, Sardou #665, Pierre Berton #676, all translated by Sylvestre Dorian; Some ephemera from Paul Proute and the Proscenium Gallery, Together with six hardbound and softbound books on Sarah Bernhardt including one by William Emboden. From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (36)

In various conditions.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

19

Sarah Bernhardt late 19th/ early 20th Century ephemera collection (approximately eight-four)

A rare unopened vinyl record of Sarah Bernhardt and the Coqueilin Brothers; Together with seventy-five photographs, all with titles of performances, one stamped, average size 8 x 10”; Together with Sarah Bernhardt, Her Artist Life by A Gallus, 1900, soft bound book; A Chicago Opera House souvenir postcard; Two Queen Elizabeth playbills; Two postcards, one photograph and a drawing in one frame 14 ½ x 17 ¼” with glass; Some from Paul Proute and the Proscenium Gallery. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (84)

In various conditions.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

20

Sarah Bernhardt framed ephemera collection (eighteen)

Eighteen framed illustrations, sizes from 55 x 15 ¼” to 42 x 42” to 11 x 8”, some ephemera from Paul Proute and the Proscenium Gallery. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (18)

In various conditions.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

21

Borowski Studio Art Glass, Gaya 21 & others (four)

Borowski Studio Art Glass a 12 ¾” tall colored glass bird/candlestick, inscribed on interior base,; Gaya 21 an irregularly shaped fused colored glass vase, inscribed underneath, 9 x 11 ½ x 11”; Glass Artist Unidentified a colored glass vase with long thin neck, signed underneath, 22” tall; Together with a frosted glass doggie bowl, 5 ½” diameter, 2 ½” tall. (4)

All in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

22

Graciela Rodo Boulanger (b. 1935) Bolivian & Michel Delacroix (b. 1933) French (two)

Graciela Rodo Boulanger ORCHESTRA, color lithograph, signed and numbered 25/200 in pencil, sheet 29 ½ x 21 ½”, Koa wood frame 35 ½ x 28” with Plexiglas; Michele Delacroix PARIS STREET SCENE, color lithograph, signed and numbered 104/150 in pencil, sheet 22 x 27 ¾”. (2)

Boulanger in apparently good condition, Delacroix with toning, discoloration and mat staining, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

23

Jean Claude Brule (20th Century) Canadian California

Laminated and turned walnut, oak and Koa wood vase, signed and dated 1998 underneath, 7 ¾” tall, 5 ¼” diameter.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

24

Conrad Buff (1886-1975) California

BROWN MESA, oil painting on board, official estate signature stamp lower right, estate stamp on verso, 16 x 24”, frame 20 x 28”. Provenance: George Stern Gallery, Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1800/2400

Starting Bid $900

 

 

 

25

Conrad Buff (1886-1975) California

SNOWY MOUNTAINS, oil painting on board, official estate signature stamp lower right, estate stamp on verso, 16 x 24”, frame 19 ½ x 27 ½”. Provenance: George Stern Gallery, Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1800/2400

Starting Bid $900

 

 

 

26

Conrad Buff (1886-1975) California

THREE TREES, oil painting on board, official estate signature stamp lower right, estate stamp on verso, 24 x 16”, frame 31 ½ x 23 ½ x 2”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1800/2400

Starting Bid $900

 

 

 

27

Sergio Bustamante (b. 1942) Mexican

LARGE TOUCAN, papier Mache sculpture painted in colors, signed and inscribed artist’s proof on upper left wing, bird 41” long, overall with metal perch approximately 30 x 23 x 35”. Oral Provenance: purchased directly from the artist’s gallery by the original owner.

Rear toe right talon reattached, small loses underneath where bird rests on bar, minor surface soiling, a couple of hairline cracks, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

28

Carved Wood Items (four)

Two carved footed wood trays with painted and incised designs, each approximately 12 x 7 ½ x 1 ½”; Two carved wood statues, Buddha 7” length, Ganesh 6 ¾” tall. (4)

One tray with small losses, both with overall wear; statues both with minor surface soiling; otherwise all in good used or aged condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

29

Ceramic Collection: Christy Beckwith, Design Sy (2), Ceramicist Unknown & others (nine)

A collection of nine painted or glazed ceramic items including Christy Beckwith a painted tri-footed rectangular piano dish, signed and dated 2008, 2 ¼ x 11 x 4”; Design Sy a single handled pitcher and goblet, each signed underneath, 8 ¼” & 6 ½” tall; Ceramicists Unknown, Mimbres-style design charger, signed and dated 7/97 and with narrative underneath, 15 x 15 ½ x 2 ½”; Together with a double-handled earthenware platter with bird design 16 ¼” diameter 3” tall; A painted ceramic fish platter stamped Made in Italy underneath, 16 ½ x 11 ¾ x 3 ½”; An earthenware bowl 9 ½” diameter 4 ½” tall, And a 6 ½” diameter tray, two signed; Together with a large painted vessel 13 ½” diameter 10 ½” tall. (9)

Some with some minor surface soiling, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

30

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) Russian French

YELLOW BACKGROUND (S.p.56), 1969, color lithograph poster, signed and dated in marker, retains Butterfield & Butterfield (now Bonhams) label from sale 5782K October 1993, sight 30 x 21 ½”, frame 38 ½ x 29” with glass.

A few crinkles, a few pale discoloration spots, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

31

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) Russian French

LITHOGRAPH II 1957-1962, 1963, hardbound catalog raisonne with eleven lithographs and lithograph cover, Fernand Mourlot, Andre Sauret Editeur, published by Boston Book and Art Shop, Inc. Boston, text in English, dust jacket.

Edge wear to cover, spine light stuck, edges discolored, otherwise in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

32

Chinese Celadon Jardinière & Celadon Bowls (four)

Chinese Celadon footed Jardinière with white overlay, 6 ½” tall 8 ¾” diameter, Together with one vintage and two antique glazed ceramic bowls, the first 6 ½” tall, 14 ½” diameter, the other two 5 ½” tall, 12 ½” diameter each. (4)

All with some glazing and firing flaws, latter two with glazing cracks, otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

33

Chinese Fish Bowl

Painted and glazed ceramic jardiniere with crackle glaze, 9” tall, 10 ¼” diameter, weight 10 lbs.

Some glazing and firing flaws, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

34

Chinese Planters (19th/20th Century) (two)

A cobalt blue footed ceramic planter with white overlay 10 ¾” tall & 12 ¾” diameter; A blue & white narrative theme ceramic planter 9 ½” tall & 14 ¼” diameter; Both pierced at bottom, combined weight 29 lbs. (2)

Both with some staining on the interior from previous use, glazing and firing flaws, otherwise both in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $20

 

 

 

35

Mid 20th Century Chinese Vase

Painted and glazed ceramic, hallmarked underneath, 16” tall, 16” diameter, 26 lbs.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $60/120

Starting Bid $30

 

 

 

36

Lucien Clergue (1923-2014) French & others (fourteen)

Lucien Clergue UNTITLED, gelatin silver print, signed and titled in ink on recto, artist’s stamp and numeration 4/20 PF and inscription on verso, 11 x 15 ¾”; Together with three signed exhibition posters, each 24 x 18”; Robert Lambert UNTITLED, two tinted photograph prints, 1978, 1980, each signed and dated on verso, sheets 16 x 20” & 14 ¼ x 19”; De Varona MODELS, tinted gelatin silver print, signed in pencil, 11 x 14”; Together with three Louis Lanzano exhibitions posters, each 24 x 18”; Together with Photographer Unidentified SEASHORE, color photograph, signed and numbered 2/50 on verso, 19 ¾ x 13 ½”; HORIZONTAL LANDSCAPE, color photograph, 11 x 14”, matted; Together with two antique gelatin silver prints, Cascade sight 9 ½ x 7 ½”, Jazz Singer Premier 10 7/8 x 13 7/8”. (14)

Clergue with four horizontal creases and a vertical crease center left, one Clerque poster with accretions and crease upper left corner and small creases upper right corner, another poster with some small discoloration scuffs; Lambert, one with crease lower left corner and edgewear along right side, other with tiny discoloration along right sheet edge; De Varona tiny crease lower left, hard crease upper left; Photographer Unidentified Seashore with diagonal red scuff, Landscape with scratch lower center; Cascade with tear upper center right, Jazz Singer Premier with staining and mounted to board; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

37

Kinetic Clock & Wall Sculpture (two)

Clock with a sheet of clear plastic with printed geometric patterned face atop and a second layer of white plastic sheet with a matching printed geometric pattern mounted to a black plastic aperture for spinning, overall 16 ¾” diameter 3 ¼” depth; Together with a welded and assembled aluminum sculpture with mat finish, 15 ¾ x 15 ¾ x 2 ¾”. (2)

Both with dust accumulation, clock timing mechanism not working but spinning motor mechanism appears to be operational, otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

38

Clock: MaSSa & Another (two)

MaSSa Mantle clock, painted wood sculpture with inset clock, signed on verso, overall 10 ½ x 17 ½ x 4 ½”; Together with a fabricated metal clock, 12 ½ x 13 x 6 ¼”. (2)

Massa clock undetermined if in working order, requires “N” size battery; second clock in non-working order and with tarnishing; otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

39

Clock: MaSSa

Painted and constructed wood clock tower cabinet with two glass shelves and four and a tower light, signed and numbered 23/25 on side panel, 62 ½ x 8 x 9” excluding painted wood doorknob.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

40

Clocks: Ruigrok (two)

Two painted and constructed wood clocks, one signed and one with signed placard, 27 ¾” tall and 16” tall. (2)

Pendulum on smaller clock not working, otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

41

Wall Clocks: Fish Clock & Chuck Burright Cheeseball Creations Intl. Ojai (two)

BIG FISH RALPH, painted wood constructed with mixed media, signed and dated 9-07 and titled on verso, overall 20 ½” long 6 ¾” tall excluding clock hands; DOLPHIN AND WHALE, printed collage and painted wood clock, signed on verso, face 11 ¾”. (2)

Fish clock with bends in hands, Dolphin time mechanism not working, otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

42

Antiquities: Coins (eleven)

Jewish Coin B.C. Alexander Yannai (Yehonatan); Roman Periods AD: Constantine I, Gordian III, Maximianus; Together with seven ancient coins; All in plastic sleeves. (11)

In ancient condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

43

Israeli Gold & Silver Coin Collection (fifteen)

A collection of individual or commemorative proofs of seven historic gold and eight fine or sterling silver coins, all in cases with certificates or explanation sheets. (15)

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

44

Israeli Silver Coin Collection (twenty-one)

A collection of individual or commemorative proofs of historic fine or sterling silver coins, all in cases with certificates or explanation sheets. (21)

Two coins with some tarnishing, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

45

Israeli Coin Collection (forty-five)

A collection of individual or commemorative proofs of historic silver, cooper, bronze and nickel silver coins, all in cases with certificates or explanation sheets. (45)

Some coins with some tarnishing, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

46

Uncirculated American Coins (sixty)

Six coin-proofs: included 1986 Ellis Island Silver Liberty Coin, 1987 Silver Dollar and Gold Five Dollar, 1986 Liberty Silver Dollar and Half Dollar (copper and nickel), 1986 Liberty Half Dollar (copper and nickel); Two 1987 & two 1986 uncirculated coin Sets with D and P marks (48 coins total); Together with Los Angeles Bicentennial Birthday Dollars (6 nickel silver coins); With cases or sleeves, most with certificates or explanation sheets; Together with four official First Day Postal covers for 50 Years in Talking Pictures. (64)

All in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

46 A

Ten-Dollar Gold coin

1888 United States ten-dollar gold coin, approximately 16.5 grams.

Some wear from age, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $800/1200

 

 

47

Contemporary Artist Unidentified

ARC, metal and lacquered wood wall hanging, a signature not found, 70 ½ x 10 x 3 ¼”.

Tarnish and wear to metal collar, tiny nicks and dings in wood, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

48

Contemporary Artist Unidentified

DRILL GUN &, GOGGLES, found art sculpture mounted to metal stand, stamped P R & R on goggles, incised numbers on drill gun handle, 16 ½” tall.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

49

Contemporary Artist Unidentified

RIBBONS, painted and lacquer bent wood sculpture, a signature not found, overall approximately 45 x 75 x 14”.

One area of attachment separated, another area of attachment seems partially detached, a ribbon tip partially detached, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

50

Contemporary Ceramics (four)

One black and red striped painted ceramic vase, hallmarked underneath; One enameled ceramic pinched vase, hallmarked underneath; One ceramic vase with red metallic paint and colored glass inlay, signed Weinberg 2007 underneath; One painted ceramic vessel with small opening, thin neck and decorative handle, sized from 19” to 14” tall. (4)

The last with re-attached handle, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

76

Folk Art: Pacific Northwest Coast or Inuit Art Squamish Area

EAGLE, carved and painted wood with straw headdress, signed and inscribed inside, 25 x 6 x 4”, with custom metal wall mount.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

77

Folk Art Sculpture

Whirley-gig Man, carved and painted sculpture, a signature not found, 32 ½ x 17 x 9 ¾”, man and pole detachable from base.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

78

Blaine Fontana (b. 1976) American

UNTITLED, 2007, acrylic painted freestanding wood construction with hobby craft moss application, 36 x 24”, signed. Provenance: Scion Installations IV touring exhibition, illustrated in catalog. Exhibition appraised value $6000.

The house has been turned 45 degrees, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

79

Furniture: African Tribal Style Functional Art

Carved and painted wood CD Tower with straw and nail adornments, overall 67 x 10 x 10”.

Some cracks, nicks and dings, otherwise in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

80

Furniture: Art Cabinet

Stylized painted wood cabinet with six smaller inset drawers and decorative handles, signed and dated 98’ on verso, overall 45 ½ x 36 x 9” including drawer knobs.

In good used condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

81

Furniture: Mirror Wall Cabinet

Oaxaca Fun Style painting wood cabinet with mirror and two interior glass shelves, signed Carey lower right side, overall 31 ½ x 16 ½ x 10” including top sculptures and hanging painted wood balls.

Some dust accumulation, otherwise in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

82

Furniture: Pamela Morin

Painted wood four-legged pedestal stand, signed and stamped underneath, 31 ¾” tall, table-top 11” diameter, legs span 15 ½ x 15 ½”.

Some surface soiling, otherwise in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $50/100

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

83

Sticks Furniture

Colorfully painted and incised four footed wood pedestal side table with, signed Sticks 2002 in silver marker and inscribed I 1354 in pencil underneath base, incised 1135 4 underneath tabletop, 24 5/8 x 16 3/8 x 16 3/8”.

In good used condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

84

Sticks Furniture & another (three)

Sticks Furniture Clock, painted and incised wood, signed and dated 2000 on verso in gold marker, incised 0004 D 03312000, overall 19 ½ x 19 ½ x 2 ¼”; Sticks Furniture Heart, painted and incised wood wall hanging, incised 02413-0000 and 10550000 on verso, 10 x 7 ¼ x ½”; Together with Artist Unidentified LA Keys Flying Angel #226, 1998, painted wood wall hanging, signed and dated and titled and numbered and inscribed H0086 on verso, 15 ¼ x 12 x 1”. (3)

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

85

Joe Goode (b. 1937) California

TREE #26, 1986, oil painting on two canvases joined to a center wood panel, a signature not found, 51 x 144 ¼”, frame 53 x 146 ¼”. Provenance: James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles; Proceeds to benefit UCLA Health.

A few small imperfections, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $10,000/20,000

Starting Bid $5000

 

 

 

86

Paul Hollister (1918-2004) New York

KILROY WAS HERE, DON’T GET IDEAS, GARDNER, 1946, oil painting on canvas board, signed and dated and dedicated lower left, 16 x 12”.

Small scuffs, scrapes and scratches, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

87

Indonesian Masks (two)

Two carved wood masks, one painted in colors, 13 x 16 x 18” & 11 x 14 x 11”. (2)

Some stress cracks and ears possibly re-attached on the larger unpainted one, otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

88

Islamic Pottery

Large round polychrome ceramic charger with calligraphy and floral pattern on interior, 15 ¾” diameter. From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Some glazing and firing flaws, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

89

Italian Faenza Sigma Garofano Dinnerware (thirty-eight)

Blue Carnation pattern, teapot 10 ½” tall with two surface chips on the lid and hairline craquelure inside, tureen 11” wide with tiny rim chips, pitcher 7” tall, octagonal bowl 5 ½” wide, creamer & sugar 5 ½” & 4 ½” tall creamer with two small rim chips, double compartment tray 14” wide, round shallow serving bowl 12 ½” wide, oval shallow serving bowl 16 ½” wide, seven 10 ½” dinner plates two with moderate rim chips, oval handle dish 9 ¾” wide with small chip underneath, five cup & saucer sets 2 ¾” tall & 6 ½” diameter, eight 5” small bowls, three 8 ¼” side plates, all hallmarked underneath. (38)

Also with natural firing and finish flaws, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

90

Italian Vietra Solimene Dinnerware (thirty-four)

Eight like new 9 ½” pasta/salad shallow bowls, four like new 5 ½” soup/cereal bowls one with a hairline crack inside, six used 10” plates, eight used 8 ½” plates one with a small surface chip, six used 5 ½” soup/cereal bowls one with a small rim chip, together with two older used 10” Per Alimenti plates, all hallmarked underneath. (34)

Also with natural firing and finish flaws, otherwise in good or used condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

91

Laplau Janssen (1869-1927) Denmark

TWO CHILDREN IN COSTUME, 1915, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 21 ½ x 18 ¼”, frame 26 x 23 x 2 ½” with old labels on back.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

92

Japanese Masks & items (five)

Three carved and painted wood masks, largest 9 x 8 x 5”; Seated Buddha, carved and painted wood, 6 ½ x 6 ½ x 3 ½”; Daruma, Edo period wood carving, 3 x 3 x 3”. (5)

All with small losses and cracks, otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $20

 

 

 

93

Japanese Print Collection (six)

Toshi Yoshida BUNCHO, color woodblock print, signed and titled in pencil, sheet 16 x 10 ½”; Umetaro Azechi, UNTITLED, 1954, color woodblock print, signed and dated and numbered 13/70 in pencil, sheet 17 ½ x 12 ½”; Together with Shuzo Ikeda PROFILE, 1968, color woodblock print, signed and dated and numbered 90/100 in pencil, sheet 18 x 12 ½”; MOTHER & CHILD, color woodblock print tipped to paper, artist’s stamp on verso of  paper, overall 7 x 5”; Ryiji Kosaka PUMPKINS, 1957, color woodblock print, signed and dated and numbered 21/50 in pencil, sheet 12 x 16 ½”; Masaji Yoshida NOBEL GROWTH #2, 1958, color woodblock print, signed and dated and numbered 122/200 in pencil, sheet 22 x 17 ½”. (6)

Azechi with old paper hinges on verso; Ikeda with two old scotch tape hinges on verso, second with creases in thin left margin; Kosaka with some toning and discoloration; Yoshida with discoloration and creases and pinholes in margins; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

94

Tiefeng Jiang (b. 1938) Chinese

RADIANT VIOLET from the Flower Suite, color screenprint, signed and numbered 235/293 in silver ink, sheet 25 x 25”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

95

Luigi Kasimir (1881-1962) Hungarian American (2) & Tavik Frantisek Simon (1877-1942) Czechoslovakia (three)

Luigi Kasimir CHARTRES CATHEDRAL, color etching on thin paper, signed and numbered 50/200 in pencil, titled on the plate, image 17 x 12 ½”, sheet 23 ¼ x 17 ¾”; ST. JULIEN LE PAUVRE, color etching on thick wove paper, signed and inscribed 89 in pencil, titled on the plate, image 12 ¼ x 14 ½”, sheet 17 ¾ x 20 ½”; Tavik Frantisek Simon UNTITLED, color aquatint etching, signed and inscribed 180 in pencil, BSN blind stamp lower left, image 13 ¾ x 17 ¼”, sheet 18 ¾ x 22”. (3)

Chartres tipped to mat upper margin recto, hairline scratches lower left, some pale toning; St. Julien with discoloration and toning, mended tears left margin and lower margin, old glue remnants upper margin; Simon laid down on board, toning and discoloration, perimeter glue remnants in margins; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

96

Kaoru Kawano (1916-1965) Japanese (five)

MARIA KWANNON; COUPLE, two color woodblock prints, each signed and numbered from editions of 50 and titled in pencil and with red chop marks, both with Kawano Self-Printing stamped labels on verso, images 23 x 16 ½”, full margins, sheets 24 x 18” & 25 x 18 ¼”; WOMEN, three color woodblock prints, each with red chop marks, images 15 x 9”, sheets approximately 17 x 11 ¼”. (5)

One of the larger ones with a speck upper right, Two large and one smaller with paper hinges on verso, two of the smaller with old masking tape hinge residue on verso; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

97

Lori Keenan (20th/ 21st) Missouri

UNTITLED, 2020, oil painting on canvas, a signature not found, 24 x 24”, frame 25 x 25”. Provenance: Kansas City Artists Coalition Annual Benefit Auction.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

98

Thomas Kloss (late 20th Century) Pennsylvania (four)

EXOTIC BIRDS, four painted wood constructed sculptures with painted metal feet and glass eyes, each signed and stamped underneath, sizes from to 60” to 39” tall. (4)

Some minor wear, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

99

Anatole Krasnyansky (b. 1930) Russian

THE GATHERING PLACE, watercolor on artist’s manipulated paper, signed lower left, sight 16 ½ x 21”, frame 31 ½ x 35 ½” with Plexiglas. Provenance: China Basin Designs.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

100

Anatole Krasnyansky (b. 1930) Russian

NEAR MOSCOW WINTER DAY, watercolor on artist’s manipulated paper, signed lower left, sight 23 x 17”, frame 37 x 31” with Plexiglas.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

101

Anatole Krasnyansky (b. 1930) Russian

RUSSIAN WINTER DAY NEAR ROSTOV, watercolor on artist’s manipulated paper, signed lower left, sight 16 ½ x 23 ½”, frame 30 ½ x 38 ½” with glass.

Linen mat with a little cockling, otherwise art in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

102

Limoges Service plates (twelve)

A set of twelve painted porcelain plates with red and gold and multi-floral central scenes, each hallmarked and stamped underneath, each 11 ¼” diameter. (12)

Some small flaws and wear marks otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

103

Haviland Limoges, Herend, Bjorn Wiinblad, Dresden Porcelain Figurine & others (eight)

Haviland Limoges large painted and gilded porcelain tureen (lacking ladle), hallmarked underneath lid and bowl, overall 7 ½ x 12 ½ x 7 ½”;  Herend, painted porcelain jardiniere with gilding, hallmarked underneath, 7” diameter including handles 5” tall; Bjorn Wiinblad SINDBAD DER SUFAHRER (Sinbad the Sailor), a Rosenthal painted porcelain plate, signed and hallmarked, 6 ½” diameter; Dresden Porcelain Figurine A painted porcelain figurine with bowl, hallmarked, 9 ¼ x 13 x 8”; Together with a glass jar with pewter lid, 5 ½” tall; A cast bronze sculpture with dark patina mounted on a shaped marble base, 6 ¼ x 5 x 5 ½”; Together with two glass beer steins, tallest 8 ¼”. (8)

Haviland tureen with small inconspicuous chip on lid; Glass jar with small ding on lid and normal wear underneath; Sculpture with a couple rub spots on corner of marble base; One stein with tarnished lid, one stein with fleabite on glass lid, both with normal wear underneath; Otherwise all in good condition or good used condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

104

Julia Lopez (b. 1936) Mexico

OLLA DE SAN MARCOS, 2002, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 23 ½ x 27 ½”, frame 27 x 31 x 2”.

Some hairline scuffs, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

105

after Kazimir Malevich (four)

FIGURES, four Paper Mache statues, each inscribed Guggenheim Museum 1996 SRGF underneath, sizes average 19 ¼” tall. (4)

All with minor wear at edge of base and underneath, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

106

Blaeu Antique Maps of Spain (18th Century) (three)

Three hand-colored engraved maps, sheets 20 x 24” to 18 x 22 ½”, all with center folds as issued. (3)

All with foxing, toning and discoloration, one with small perimeter losses, otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

107

John Marak (20th/ 21st) Missouri

UNTITLED, 2019, oil painting on Masonite, signed and dated on verso, 24 x 24”. Provenance: Kansas City Artists Coalition Annual Benefit Auction.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

108

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) California

NOTHING ON THE WALLS, 2015, acrylic painting on panel, signed and dated lower right side, overall 13 x 15”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

109

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) California

IF HE DOESN’T COME SOON, 2015, acrylic painting on panel, signed and dated lower right side, overall 13 ½ x 15”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

110

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) California

THIS WONDERFUL LIFE, 2012, acrylic painting on panel, signed and dated lower right side, overall 31 x 48”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

111

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) California

OH GIVE ME A HOME, cast Polyester resin sculpture with unique airbrush lacquer finish, signed lower backside, artist’s proof aside from the edition of ten color variations, with artist’s designed wood base, overall 8 ¾ x 12 x 7”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

112

Sally McKenna (20th/21st Century) Ireland

UNTITLED, 1987, metal and fabric and acrylic painted canvas wall hanging, signed and dated upper center, x 37 ¼ x 56 ½ x 5”.

Some natural rust, some dust accumulation, far right metal tip possibly bent, one steel plate detached from upper center, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

113

Metal Art Items (six)

VARIOUS, an assortment of six metal sculptures, two with stone bases, Crow on steel column and Vulture and Monkey all initialed or inscribed B underneath, largest with Joe’s Orbit 95 label underneath, sizes from 8 ¾” to 2 ½” tall. (6)

All in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

114

Metal Sculptures (two)

OWL, fabricated metal sculpture, signed AH 07 on base, overall 15 ½ x 11 x 6 ½”; STEER, fabricated iron sculpture, signed Heise on base, overall 13 ½ x 12 x 4”. (2)

Steer with natural rust otherwise both in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

115

Yasumasa Morimura (b. 1951) Japanese, Daniel Martinez (b. 1957) California, Jim Hodges (b. 1957) American (three)

Yasumasa Morimura AIMAI-NO-BI (AMBIGUOUS BEAUTY), 1995, expanding fan, expands to 20”, with artist’s name in design on verso, edition of 5000, comes in wooden box 12 ¾ x 2 ½ x 1 ½”; Daniel Martinez OBSCENE IS? TO COMMEMORATE “A DAY WITHOUT ART”, 1990, screen printed plastic case housing twenty-four color condoms, overall 8 ¼ x 7 x ¾”, in case; Jim Hodges DOUBLE SIDED BLANKET, 1998, 100% pure wool blanket, Made in Italy by Anichini Inc. with label, 52 x 72”, lacking original re-sealable polyester bag; All Norton Christmas Project. (3)

Morimura box with some soiling, Martinez box cracked in several places, some of the Styrofoam spacers starting to deteriorate; otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

116

Jim Morphesis (b. 1948) Californian

TORSO, oil painting with oil stick on paper, signed lower right, 26 ¼ x 20 ¼ x 1 ¾” including frame with glass.

Loss lower left and upper right corners, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

117

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic (eight)

FIRST AMERICAN TOUR 1880-1881 SARAH BERNHARDT. PREPARATION FOR POSTER, eight graphite, color pencil and ink drawings on paper, one with collage, sheets 24 x 19”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (8)

In various conditions including losses, tears, creases and small stains.

Auction Estimate $5000/10000

Starting Bid $2500

 

 

 

118

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic (two)

PREPARATION FOR POSTER, one graphite drawing on paper & one graphite and color pencil drawing on paper, each sheet 24 x 19”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (2)

In various conditions including losses, tears, creases and small stains.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

119

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

SARAH BERNHARD IN VICTOR HUGO’S HERNANI, a preparatory drawing for the poster, graphite drawing on paper, sight 13 ¾ x 10”, frame 22 ¾ x 19” with glass. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Creases and crinkles, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

120

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

SARAH BERNHARD IN VICTOR HUGO’S HERNANI, a preparatory drawing for the poster, graphite drawing on paper, sight 13 ½ x 10 ½”, frame 17 x 14” with glass. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Creases and crinkles, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

121

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

L’ANNIVERSAIRE MASCARADE DE SARAH B, OCTOBER 29, graphite drawing on paper, 12 x 9”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

A few crinkles and a crease upper left corner.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

122

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

SARAH BERNHARDT, ink drawing on paper, 12 x 9”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Two diagonal creases at center, two diagonal creases lower left corner, minor discoloration along right sheet edge.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

123

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

STUDY FOR POSTER, graphite drawing on paper, 17 x 14”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

A few discoloration specks, center crease, a few soft creases, crease lower right corner.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

124

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

STUDY FOR POSTER, graphite drawing on paper, 24 x 19”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Losses at sheet edges.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

125

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic (two)

WOMAN AND MAN STUDIES, two graphite drawings on paper, each 12 x 9”. Provenance: Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark. (2)

Woman with small loss upper right corner and some crinkles and creases; Man with creases upper left and right corners.

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

126

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Czech Republic

MERCI, graphite drawing on paper, 12 x 9”. Provenance: Purchased directly from Jaroslava Muchova, Mucha’s daughter in Prague by William Emboden, author of the book on Sarah Bernhardt, and Chevalier Tony Clark, both of whom were introduced to Jaroslava by Zdenka Cerny, model and family friend of Alphonse Mucha. From the William Emboden Estate; From the collection of Chevalier Tony Clark.

Soft creases and crinkles, creases upper and lower left corners.

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

127

Vik Muniz (b. 1961) Brazilian

MEDUSA, 1999, glazed ceramic plate made by Bernardaud in Limoges France, 12 ½” diameter, lead-free and dishwasher safe, 1999 Peter Norton Christmas Project.

In good display condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

128

Santa Clara Pottery by Geraldine Naranjo, Donmengita Naranjo, David Salk & others(nine)

Geraldine Naranjo miniature black bowl, signed underneath, 1 3/8 x 2 ½ x 2 ½”; Santa Clara miniature black bowl, signed underneath 2 ¼” diameter 1 ¼” tall; Donmengita Naranjo San Juan painted ceramic bowl with tradition red paint and incised geometric design, signed underneath, 7 ¾” diameter, 6 ¼” tall; David Salk painted earthenware vessel with traditional motif, signed and dated 94’ underneath, 6 ¼” diameter 2 ¼” tall; Cornshucker painted ceramic canister with lid/cup, signed underneath, 9 ¼” tall; Two Pre-Columbian style footed terra cotta ceramic bowls with burnished black interior paint remnants and exterior traditional motifs, each approximately 4 ½” tall; Together with two painted ceramic vessels with tradition motifs, 10 ¼” and 6 ½” diameters. (9)

All with some wear and scuffs, Donmengita Naranjo San Juan red vessel with chip on outer side of rim, Cornshucker lid on canister repaired, one Pre-Columbian style vessel with chip at base; Otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

129

Giacomo Natali (b. 1947) Italy

POESIA IN AZZURRO CON NUDINI, oil painting on panel, signed lower left, 19 ½ x 27”, frame 29 ½ x 37”. Provenance: Atelier Internazionale D’Arte.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

130

Leroy Neiman (1921-2012) American

THE 21 CLUB (K.II.96), 1990, color screenprint, signed and numbered 16/500 in pencil, image 26 x 36”, full margins, frame 37 x 46 ½” with Plexiglas.

Colors overall darkened but margins appear unaffected, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

131

Leroy Neiman (1921-2012) American (two)

SALLE PRIVEE, MONTE CARLO (K.II.76), 1988, color screenprint, signed and numbered 230/700 in pencil, printed by Styria Studios with blind stamp lower left, image 8 x 10 ½”, full margins, frame 23 ½ x 23 ½” with glass; Together with Monte Carlo Chase hardbound book, lacking dust jacket, signed by Leroy Neiman and numbered 230/700. (2).

Art in apparently good condition, some light soiling and scuffs on book cover.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

132

Leroy Neiman (1921-2012) American (five)

PRINTS OF LEROY NEIMAN, CATALOGUE RAISONNE VOL. I, 1971-1980, Knoedler Publishing; PRINTS OF LEROY NEIMAN, CATALOGUE RAISONNE VOL. II, 1980-1990, Knoedler Publishing; ART & LIFESTYLE; MONTE CARLO CHASE; AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, five hardbound books with dust jackets, the last signed and dedicated in pen, sizes 12 x 11 ½ x 1” up to 14 ½ x 12 x 1”, total weight 22 lbs. (5)

All in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

133

Oceanic: House Panel

A large painted wood panel with reed and fiber accents, approximately 44 x 78 x 5” excluding all fiber accents.

In apparently good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

134

Oceanic: Maori (19th Century) (two)

Two 19th Century Austral Islands carved and intricately incised ceremonial wood paddles, 34 ½” & 40 ¼” long. (2)

Some wear, small nicks and losses, otherwise both in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/3000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

135

Oceanic: Sepik River Masks (two)

Two woven and painted fiber masks, the larger with hair adornments and wood stand overall 27” x 12” x 16” deep, the other 13 x 9 x 12”. (2)

Both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

136

Tighe O’ Donoghue (b. 1942) Irish American, Hans Georg Rauch (1939-1993) German & Hoso (20th Century) Japan (four)

Tighe O’ Donoghue THE MINISTER; UNTITLED, two color aquatint etchings, each signed in pencil, the first numbered 25/60 and with blind stamp lower left, second dedicated in pencil lower left, images 19 ¾ x 15 ½” & 20 x 15 ¾”, sheets 29 ¾ x 22” & 25 ¾ x 20”; Hans Georg Rauch UNTITLED DANCE, etching, signed and numbered 84/100 in pencil, image 12 x 14 ¾”, large margins, sheet 21 x 29”; Hoso UNTITLED, 1983, color etching, signed and dated and numbered 58/80 in pencil, sheet 33 ¾ x 24 ½”. (4)

Donoghue Minister with some creases and soft handling creases and pale discoloration in margins; Rauch with a few tiny discoloration spots and smudges and handling creases in margins, old linen hinges on verso; Hoso with printer’s pin hole upper center, creases and handling creases, small edge tears, smudges, some discoloration in margins; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

137

Masuo Ojima (b. 1949) Japan

A large painted and glazed ceramic charger, signed on the verso, 20” diameter.

Small nicks and scuffs, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

138

No Lot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

139

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Spanish

156 SERIES (L.20; B.1875), 1970, aquatint with etching, stamp signed and numbered 5/50 in pencil, plate 12 ¼ x 16 ½”, full margins, frame 25 ½ x 30 ½” with Plexiglas.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1500/2500

Starting Bid $750

 

 

 

140

Pop Sculptures (three)

JAZZ’N, painted wood sculpture with wire accents, signed Ro**** White 2002 underneath, 28” tall, perpendicular base removable; FIGURES, painted metal sculpture, 18” tall; ROOSTER, painted wood sculpture, signed J. John underneath, 20” tall including straw tail. (3)

Jazz’n with dust accumulation, base slightly loose; Figure with a few small nicks; Bird with tiny nick on one of the comb tips; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

141

Will Robinson (19th/20th Century) New York

A VILLAGE STREET, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, artist New York address label on verso, 24 x 32”, frame 31 x 39 x 3”.

Professionally re-lined and restored, good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

142

Ann Ross & Dick Tolbatt & another (three)

Ann Ross Flower & Leaves, glass plate with fused enamel design, signed underneath, 8 ½” diameter; Dick Tolbatt Ancient Glass with gold and metallic finish, hallmarked underneath, 11” diameter; A cast metal Butterfly tray, initialed underneath, 14 ¼ x 19 x 1 ½”. (3)

Tolbatt with some wear and small finish loss on verso, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

143

Rumba parkerpine & J. Shea (20th / 21st Century) (two)

Rumba PUGILIST, 1996, acrylic painting on cut wood sculpture, signed and dated on verso, 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ x 1 ¼”. Provenance: DiRT Gallery, Hollywood; Together with J. Shea BLUE, 2006, mixed media sculpture with tiny removable glasses, signed and dated on verso, 20 ¼ x 4 x 4”. (2)

Both with dust accumulation, otherwise both in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

144

Allen Ruppersberg (b. 1944) California

SEARCHING FOR PASSION AND SEX (and other things), 1982, color screenprint, signed and dated and numbered 2/33 in pencil, printed by Jeff Wasserman, blind stamp lower right, sheet 21 x 8 1 ½”. Proceeds to benefit UCLA Health.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

145

Ed Ruscha (b. 1937) California

CHEESE MOLD STANDARD WITH OLIVE (W.31), 1969, color screenprint, signed and numbered 83/150 in pencil, published by Ed Ruscha, printed by Jean Milant and Daniel Socha at Ruscha’s studio, Hollywood, sheet 25 ¾ x 40”.

Some pale discoloration and toning, otherwise in good condition. One of the colors bleed during a cleaning about 35 years ago, the print has been archivally stored ever since.

Auction Estimate $20,000/40,000

Starting Bid $10000

 

 

 

146

No Lot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

147

Art Signs (4) & Fortune (five)

Four carved and painted wood signs, two signed and dated on verso, sizes from 12 ½ x 29” to 8 ½ x 21 ¼”; Together with Fortune, BUILDINGS, oil painting wood construction with sand and metal, signed and dated 02’ lower right, 6 ¾ x 26 ¾ x 1”. (5)

Some dust accumulation, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

148

Lorna Simpson (b. 1960) African American

III (WISHBONES), 1994, three wishbones in ceramic, rubber and bronze, edition of 5000, housed in a wooden box with felt lining 2 ¼ x 13 ¾ x 5 ½”, Peter Norton Christmas Project 1994.

Ceramic bone with repaired break, some wear to box and felt, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

149

Spirit Stones (four)

Three carved stone statues, 7 ¾” to 5 ½” tall; Together with a carved wood ancestor statue, 7 ½” tall. (4)

Stone sculptures with nicks and scrapes, one with small chip on nose, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

150

Paul Strand (1890-1976) American

THE FAMILY, LUSSARA ITALY 1953, platinum print from a later printing, Paul Strand Archive copyright stamp dated 1977, signed Anthony Montoya in pencil and numbered 75/350, image 6 ½ x 8 ¼”, wide margins, frame 22 ¾ x 19 ¾” with Plexiglas.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

151

Susumu Sugita (20th Century) Japanese American Fantasy Artist

DOMINATRIX, 1999, polyester resin sculpture, signed on verso, 19 x 10 x 6” including removable stand.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $50/80

Starting Bid $25

 

 

 

152

Itzchak Tarkay (1935-2012) Serbian American Israeli

LADIES SEATED AT TABLES, acrylic painting on canvas, signed lower right, 60 x 60”, frame 61 x 61”.

Scratch upper left, small scrapes and two small scratches lower right, minor surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $4000/8000

Starting Bid $2000

 

 

 

153

Two Textiles (two)

Two dyed and woven textiles, the first with intricate handwork, the second of burlap with fringe on all sides, the first framed 25 ¼ x 22 ¾” with glass, the second mounted to linen-wrapped board, 25 x 31”. (2)

Burlap textile with small stain upper center, Otherwise both in apparently good to good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

154

Arthur Tress (b. 1940) American

GIRL IN CAPE MAY N.Y. 1970, gelatin silver print, signed and titled and dated in ink, image 15 x 15”, full margins, frame 23 ½ x 22 ¼” with Plexiglas.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

155

Mary Vickers (b. 1940) American (2) & Erik Freyman (b. 1932) American (three)

Mary Vickers TALK OF THE TOWN, two of the same color lithographs with mixed media, each signed and dated and titled and numbered 44/350 & 45/350 in pencil, sheets 29 x 40 ½”; Erik Freyman ELEGANT WOMAN WITH WINE GLASS, 1988, color lithograph, signed and dated and numbered 120/175 in pencil, sheet 34 x 25 ¼”. (3)

One Vicker with small stain on verso starting to show through on recto margin, both with some soft handling creases; Freyman with discoloration speckles, creases and soft handling creases mainly at lower and right sheet edge; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

156

Veloy Vigil (1931-1997) Colorado (six)

VARIOUS, six color lithographs (four images), each signed and numbered in pencil, five with blind stamps, from editions 25, 30, 80 and 125, sheets from 22 x 29 ½” to 22 ¼ x 14 ¾”. (6)

Some soft handling creases, one with some discoloration and old paper hinges on verso, one with small crease lower right corner, otherwise all good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

157

Kara Walker (b. 1969) African American

FREEDOM, A FABLE, A CURIOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE WIT OF A NEGRESS IN TROUBLED TIMES, 1997, leather bound book with four laser-cut pop-up silhouettes and text, edition of 4000, book 9 x 8”, lacking original wrapper and carton, 1997 Norton Christmas Project.

Pop-ups with a few extra creases from opening and closing, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

158

A. Wolff (19th Century) European

MONKEY ON HORSE READING WITH TWO DOGS, 1852, oil painting on board, signed and dated lower right, old label hand-written in German on verso, 14 ½ x 18 ¾”, frame 20 ½ x 24 ¾”.

Edge wear at perimeter, small white line cracks lower left, surface soiling, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

159

Hiro Yamagata (b. 19487) Japan American

VOYAGE 365 JOURS, 1978, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 15 x 18”, frame 17 x 20”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

160

Hiro Yamagata (b. 19487) Japan American

THE IMPRESSIONISTS, 1984, color screenprint, signed and numbered X/LXXV (10/75) Roman numeral in pencil, published by Martin Lawrence Editions, image 19 ¾ x 29 ¾”, full margins, frame 32 ½ x 41 ½”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

161

Hiro Yamagata (b. 19487) Japan American

LE MOULIN ROUGE, 1979, color screenprint, signed and numbered 191/300 in pencil, published by Martin Lawrence Editions, image 24 x 29”, full margins, frame 34 x 39”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

162

Michael Young (b. 1952) Texas

COCKTAILS AT TWILIGHT, 1987, oil painting on board, signed lower left, 32 x 48”, frame 43 ¼ x 59 ¼ x 3”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

163

E. M. Zax (20th/ 21st Century) California

TWO PARTIES, hand-painted mixed media 3-D polymorph, signed lower right side, 12 x 15 ½ x 1”, frame 19 ½ x 23 x 2” with Plexiglas.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

164

E. M. Zax (20th/ 21st Century) California

WARHOL CAMPBELL SOUP, hand-painted mixed media 3-D polymorph, signed lower right side, 12 x 18 ½ x 1”, frame 19 ½ x 26 x 2” with Plexiglas.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

165

E. M. Zax (20th/ 21st Century) California

UNTITLED, color polymer screenprint, signed and numbered 1/25 in black ink, 16 x 20 x 2”, in lidded Plexiglas box stand 16 ½ x 22 x 4”.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

166

Francisco Zuniga (1912-1998) Costa Rica

TWO SEATED WOMEN, 1981, watercolor and pastel on paper, signed and dated lower left, 22 7/8 x 35”, discardable molding frame 32 ½ x 42 ½”. Provenance: special thanks to Mr. Ariel Zuniga for verifying the authenticity of this work to be included in the forthcoming Volume V Catalogue Raisonne.

Some soft handling creases, mild cockling, otherwise in good studio condition

Auction Estimate $5000/8000

Starting Bid $2500

 

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