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Auctions 1-50 of 281
Lot 12
Belgian Congo Carved Wooden Ancestral Fetish

Carved as a representation of a tutelary ancestral spirit used for divination purposes called Hamba Kayongo; figure appears to be taking medicine which some diviners are known to do prior to making contact with the spirit world, height 5.75 in. x width 2 in. 20th century

Lot 16
African Tribal Art, Lot of Five

Lot includes: four Berber stone carvings, three men standing and one on horseback and one wooden carved mortar.

Lot 23
African Kuba Tribe Spear

60" overall length, 14.5" iron blade with chiseled line decoration. Wooden haft banded in iron and brass. Base ends in a 34" iron spike.

Lot 62
19th Century European Scabbards and More

Includes a 26" English pattern iron-mounted leather scabbard for a saber bayonet, a 31" metal sword scabbard with gold-painted finish, lacking hanger ring and throat, and a 36" North African-made iron ramrod.

Lot 2
Attributed to Arnold Holthaus (Active in Cincinnati, 19th Century)

View of Cincinnati in 1800oil on canvas signed and titled l.l.housed in a Closson's wood frame with gilt liner20.5 x 35.25 in. (sight) This historical bird's eye view is one of the few known extant paintings on canvas by Arnold Holthaus, son of a German immigrant and sign painter August Holthaus (born about 1850). The Holthaus family continues in business today in the sign industry and Arnold, along with brother Gustav (active in Cincinnati from ...

Lot 11
Jacob Pfeiffer (American, b. 1936)

Winter Indian Sceneoil on canvassigned l.l.27.5 x 43.5 in. (sight)

Lot 12
Jacob Pfeiffer (American, b. 1936)

Survivaloil on boardsigned and dated 1972 l.r.19.25 x 23.75 in. (sight)

Lot 22
Frederick Polley (American, 1875-1958)

New York Citypencil on papersigned and titled l.l.15 x 12 in. (sight)

Lot 25
Carl C. Graf (American, 1890-1947)

Morning Shadowsoil on boardsigned l.r.17.25 x 22.5 in. (sight)

Lot 28
Clifton A. Wheeler (American, 1883-1953)

Morning Glowoil on canvassigned l.l.24 x 28 in. (sight)The lot also includes a fine empty frame in which the painting was previously housed; 35 x 31 in. (exterior); 24.5 x 28.5 in. (rabbet measurement).

Lot 37
Alexis Jean Fournier (American, 1864-1948)

Roman Courtyardoil on canvassigned and inscribed Roma, 1895 l.r.12 x 9.5 in. (sight)A superb example of Fournier's realist work.

Lot 49
Robert DeLeon (American, b. 1953)

River Bendoil on boardsigned l.l.14 x 21.5 in. (sight)

Lot 51
Shirley Russell (American, Hawaiian, 1886-1985)

Still Life with Flowerswatercolor on papersigned l.l.21 x 16 in. (sight)

Lot 55
Rembrandt Van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

Man Standing in Oriental Costume and Plumed Hatposthumous etchingtitled on label on verso of frame, also reading: "Original Etching by Rembrandt Van Ryn plate executed ca 1632listed in Arthur M. Hind's A Catalogue of Rembrandt's Etchings as No. 93." signed and dated 1632, l.c.5 x 7 in. (sheet size)

Lot 56
Albrecht Durer (German, 1471-1528)

Martyrdom of the Ten Thousandposthumous woodcut print on heavy wove paper 3rd in a series of 7, 17th centurymonogrammed, l.c. housed in wood frame11 x 15.25 in. (sheet size)Dürer produced the woodcut during the 1480s, before turning the subject into an oil painting (1496), toning down some of the gruesome details visible in the woodcut.

Lot 57
Albrecht Durer (German, 1471-1528)

The Holy Family with Three Haresposthumous woodcut print on heavy wove paper8 in a series of 9, 17th centurymonogrammed, l.c.11 x 15.25 in. (sheet size)The woodcut was produced ca 1498.

Lot 60
European, 19th Century, Old Master Portrait

Woman with Bonnet and Crossoil on canvas housed in a gilt frameunsigned14 x 11 in. (sight)

Lot 62
Hans Rottenhammer (German, 1564-1625)

Devotion Sceneoil on copper unsigned6 x 5 in. (sight)

Lot 64
French School, 18th century

Portrait of Maximilian Franz, Archduke of Austriaoil on wove canvasunsigned22.75 x 18 in. (sight)

Lot 69
Russian, 20th century, After Vassily Gratchev

Sled Scene bronze signed at baseht. 9; lg. 16; wd. 5.25 in.

Lot 70
Russian School, early 20th century

A Farewell  watercolor on papersigned and dated 1906, l.r.9 x 11 in. (sight)From the Estate of Tony Curtis, sold at Julien's Beverly Hills.

Lot 72
Adolf Chwala (Czech Republic, 1836-1900)

Bridge Landscapeoil on canvassigned l.l.25.5 x 20.5 in. (sight)

Lot 73
Alexander Tschernjawski (Yugoslavian, b. 1933)

Boston Fantasy with State Capitaloil on canvassigned l.l.Athena Gallery, New Haven CT label on versoGeorge Mladinich Gallery label on verso21.5 x 29.75 in. (sight)

Lot 74
Zabinski (Polish, 20th century)

Three Worksacrylic and casein on boardeach signed l.l.largest 24 x 17.5 in. (sight)smaller pair each 12 x 11.5 in. (sight)

Lot 76
Irish School, 19th century

Farming Sceneoil on canvasunsigned11.25 x 15.25 in.

Lot 77
Henry H. Parker (English, 1858-1930)

The Mole, Dorking, Surreyoil on canvassigned l.l. and titled on verso 18.25 x 28.25 in. (sight).

Lot 79
Anthony Robert Klitz (English, 1917-2000)

Under London Bridge and Pool of Londonoil on canvassigned l.r.19.5 x 29.5 in. (sight)

Lot 82
Felix Saturnin Brissot de Warville (French, 1818-1892)

Fisherman at the Pondoil on canvassigned l.r.housed in a period frame15.5 x 20.5 in. (sight)

Lot 89
Italian School, 19th Century

Interior Genre Sceneoil on boardsigned illegibly, l.r.14.25 x 10.25 in. (sight)

Lot 92
Francoise Van Lynden (European, b. 1922)

Still Life with Bouquet and Bookshelfwatercolor and pencil on papersigned and dated 1948, l.l.illegible inscription, l.l.10.5 x 13.75 in. (sight)

Lot 96
Charles Edgar Murphy (America, b.1909)

Abstract Musician Figurewatercolor on papersigned l.c. 12.5 x 9.75 in. (sight)

Lot 97
Leonor Fini (American, 1907-1996)

Portraits 3 lithographs on papereach signed in graphite and numbered, including one prooflargest 28 x 20 in. (sheet size).

Lot 98
Qin Dahu (Chinese, b. 1976)

Year of the Pigoil on canvassigned and dated 1989, l.l.34.25 x 45 in. (sight)

Lot 99
Qin Dahu (Chinese, b. 1976)

Year of the Zodiacoil on canvassigned and dated 1988, l.r.34.25 x 56.75 in. (sight)

Lot 101
Set of Chinese Embroidered Silk Sleeves

Chinese, 20th century. A group of three unframed silk sleeves, one rectangular, two circular, embroidered with floral motifs as well as phoenix, rooster, and butterfly designs. 11 x 4.5 in. (rectangular sleeve); dia. 10.5 in. (circular sleeves).

Lot 102
Chinese Embroidered Silk Sleeve

Chinese, 20th century. One unframed vertical silk sleeve, embroidered floral and butterfly motifs; 24 x 10.25 in.

Lot 103
Pair of Chinese Embroidered Silk Sleeves

Chinese, 20th century. Two silk sleeves, unframed, embroidered with numerous floral, bird, and butterfly motifs; 26 x 7.5 in. ; 23.5 x 8.5 in.

Lot 104
Three Chinese Embroidered Silk Sleeves

Chinese, 20th century. A group of three unframed silk sleeves, embroidered with floral, butterfly, and bird motifs; largest 23.25 x 9.5 in.

Lot 105
Chinese Framed Embroidered Silk Sleeve

Chinese, 20th century. A silk sleeve embroidered with floral and butterfly motifs, housed in a gilt frame; 16.25 x 9.25 in. (sight).

Lot 106
Chinese Blind Stitch Embroidered Sleeve

Late 19th century.  A "Forbidden Stitch" embroidered textile, framed.  This was probably meant for a sleeve; 18 x 3.75 in. (sight).

Lot 107
Fine Collection of Framed Chinese Embroidered Collars

Late 19th-early 20th century.  A group of four framed textiles, all embroidered collars, including one outstanding example with a pair, each having very small "forbidden stitch" scenes; largest frame size 24.75 x 14.75 in.

Lot 108
Chinese Silk Sash

Chinese, 20th century. A white silk sash with two hanging straps, decorated with embroidered blue floral and cloud motifs; lg. 21 in.

Lot 109
Pair of Red Silk Slippers

Chinese, 20th century. A pair of slippers for children decorated with the head of a dragon and a small bell; 6 x 2.25 in. (each).

Lot 110
Chinese Goldenrod Robe and Jacket

Chinese, 20th century. A goldenrod silk robe with matching jacket; lg. 54.75 in.

Lot 111
Chinese Embroidered Silk Jacket with Peacock

Chinese, 20th century. A silk jacket embroidered with peacocks and peacock feather designs; lg. 26.5 in.

Lot 113
Chinese Silk Robe

Chinese, ca 1890s. An orange silk embroidered jacket with cloud motifs; lg. 44 in.

Lot 118
Chinese Scroll, Watercolor

Chinese, 19th century. Watercolor on paper mounted on silk paper, depicting two chickens, Chinese inscriptions u.l. and artist seal l.r.; 64.25 x 16.25 in.

Lot 120
Chinese Scroll, Watercolor

Chinese, 19th century. A watercolor on paper mounted on silk paper, depicting two birds on a tree, Chinese inscriptions u.l. and artist seal l.r.; 64.25 x 16.25 in.

Lot 121
Chinese Scenic Watercolor Painting

Chinese, early 20th century. Watercolor on paper. A horizontal watercolor with scholars, unsigned; 10.5 x 100 in. (sight).

Lot 122
Chinese Reverse Paintings on Glass

Chinese, ca 1880. Two reverse paintings on glass, one a still life, the other a full length portrait of a man holding a large pot of flowers; 15.25 x 11 in. (sight).

Auctions 1-50 of 281