Sunday, April 25, 2010

A DC May Auction at Weschlers

Weschlers Auction House here in DC is having a nice sale this May 15th. I've picked a few pieces for your pleasure and the full catalogue is here.

I know my posts have been rare as of late and I hope that will change but life has been very busy and well, my colleagues, you know how much time this takes.Enough said.

I think there are some great buys here. Lets take a look. Cheers, Homer.



Lot 47
Kazutoshi Sugiura (Japanese b. 1938)
Iris No. 24
Woodblock print with gold metallic embellishments, 1980-1981, signed K. Sugiura and dated in pencil l.r.; also titled in Kanji and numbered 39/95 in pencil l.l. Framed.*
23-1/4 x 16-1/2 in (591 x 419 mm)
Estimate $500-700


Lot 86
American Silver Three-Piece Tea Service
Canfield Bro. & Co., Baltimore, Circa 1850
Consisting of a teapot, covered sugar bowl and a cream jug; each having an octagonal form engraved with scrolling floral sprays enclosing a shaped reserve with an arm and sword crest, the reverse with a blank reserve. Each impressed CANFIELD BRO. & CO, 2 and with a Gothic M within an oval reserve. Each with removed monogram or crest.
Height of teapot: 7-3/4 in (19.7 cm)
Total gross weight: 56.7 oz
Estimate $800-1,200




Lot 91
Set of Seven English Silver Plate 'Fox' Stirrup Cups
20th Century
Each of typical form; six engraved with monogram D.F.M., the seventh engraved BRIAR PATCH/ '49. Unmarked.
Height: 5 in (12.7 cm)
Estimate $400-600




Lot 181
Pair of French Art Deco Style Faux Ivory Inlaid Palisander Wood Nightstands
Post 1950
Each having an open niche and chrome-plated knob pulls; the first with two drawers, the second with a panel door. Each with minor abrasions to top; pulls with wear to plated surface.
Height: 24 in (61 cm); Width: 17-3/4 in (45.1 cm); Depth: 17-3/4 in (45.1 cm)
Estimate $500-700



Lot 195
Dutch Neoclassical Style Marquetry and Rosewood Crossbanded Satinwood Demilune Side Table
Early 20th Century
Having two marquetry tambour doors opening to view a divided storage compartment. Some losses to veneer; repairs to openwork skirt.
Height: 30-1/2 in (77.5 cm); Width: 30-1/2 in (77.5 cm); Depth: 16 in (40.6 cm)
Estimate $500-700




Lot 214
Italian Baroque Walnut Armadio
Composed of 17th-18th Century Elements
The two raised panel doors enclosing a divided interior each with five beige cloth-covered shelves.
Height: 92-1/2 in (235 cm); Width: 89-1/2 in (227.3 cm); Depth: 18 in (45.7 cm)
Estimate $10,000-20,000



Lot 220
Pair of Deruta Maiolica Blue and White Pictorial Chargers
20th Century
Each depicting deer within a scrolling foliate ground continuing to a flowerhead border within a scalloped edge. Verso of each inscribed in underglaze blue Deruta. One with repaired chip to rim; each with some chips and wear to glaze at rims.
Diameter: 15-1/4 in (38.7 cm)
Estimate $1,000-1,500




Pair of Herend 'Rothschild Bird' Table Lamps
Modern
Each with overall molded basketweave pattern.
Height of porcelain: 11 in (27.9 cm)
Estimate $500-700



Lot 255
George III Walnut High Chair
Circa 1760-1780
Having a screw-off arm rail over a beige and rose bird brocade silk upholstered slip seat and an adjustable foot rest. Repairs.
Height: 38 in (96.5 cm)
Estimate $700-900



Lot 268
George III Style Ebonized Wood Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard
Last Half 19th Century
Having a mahogany crossbanded top above a central crossbanded drawer flanked by a bipartite partial lead-lined bottle drawer and a panel door. Scattered repairs and losses to crossbanding and veneer.
Height: 28 in (71.1 cm); Width: 72 in (182.9 cm); Depth: 25-1/4 in (64.1 cm)
Estimate $1,500-2,500



Lot 271
George III Style Satinwood Inlaid Mahogany Bachelor's Chest of Drawers
Last Half 19th Century
Scattered repairs and losses to veneer; brasses replaced; pull-out sleeve lacking one pull.
Height: 35-1/2 in (90.2 cm); Width: 36-1/2 in (92.7 cm); Depth: 19 in (48.3 cm)
Estimate $700-900





Lot 277
George III Style Marquetry Satinwood Tambour Writing Desk
Late 19th Century
Having a frieze drawer pulling out to activate the tambour top enclosing an arrangement of three pigeonholes over three pen and ink bottle wells; the fold-out lid with marquetry musical motif.





Regency Style Yewwood Library Step
Circa 1900
Each tread inset with gilt-tooled greenish-brown leather. Top tread with one end cracked; repairs to post.
Height: 66 in (167.6 cm); Width: 20 in (50.8 cm); Depth: 27 in (68.6 cm)
Estimate $500-700




American Stained Maple and Pine Tavern Table
Pennsylvania, Late 18th-Early 19th Century
Interior of drawers painted salmon. Brasses replaced.
Height: 31 in (78.7 cm); Width: 60 in (152.4 cm); Depth: 32-3/4 in (83.2 cm)
Estimate $600-800



Federal Figured Maple Chest of Drawers
Pennsylvania, Circa 1820
Case possibly modified in size; some cracks to top; brasses replaced.
Height: 38-1/4 in (97.2 cm); Width: 30 in (76.2 cm); Depth: 20-3/4 in (52.7 cm)
Estimate $1,000-1,500





Maison Baguès Style Brass and Glass End Table
Circa 1950s
Having a round, black glass top raised on three bamboo-molded legs.
Height: 19 in (48.3 cm); Diameter: 15 in (38.1 cm)
Estimate $300-500

3 comments:

Karena said...

Love the Japanese Woodblock! Wonderful pieces of furniture as well.

Karena
Art by Karena

DC by Design said...

My mom has the same set of fox cups -- never knew they were worth so much!

VICTORIA said...

Love it all! outstanding pieces! what a creation!gorgeous design as well.thanks for sharing.