Russian school miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory. Subject is a gentleman with gray hair and beard dressed in a suit, with green background, framed in decorative gold-tone frame. Signed G. Burger lower left. Note inside miniature reads: " Russian G. Burger painter, owned by Leonard G. Morrell died Feb 1971. Owned by Arnold Schmid thereafter." […]
Lot of 3 miniature portraits of ladies. 1ST ITEM; Portrait of Princess Marie Louise of Savoy (Princesse de Lambelle, 1749-1792), watercolor on ivory, signed Michel lower right. Oval ivory frame. Image in excellent condition, frame with 2 cracks, 3-3/4" W x 4-1/2" H, Continental, mid to late 19th century. 2ND ITEM: Miniature portrait of young […]
Miniature portrait of Prussian Generalleutnant Oberst Heinrich-Johann Gunther in uniform, unsigned watercolor on ivory, in gold metal case, engraved en verso "General v. Gunther, 1736-1803". Gunther was awarded the "Pour le Merite" in 1789. Very good condition, frame has normal wear. Framed: 2-3/4" H x 2-1/4" W. Continental, late 18th century. Provenance: Pigeon Forge, TN […]
English mahogany secretary or desk and bookcase, oak secondary wood, two part construction. Top section with carved cornice, two bands of different foliage/floral carved molding divided by a band of dentil molding, above two mullioned doors opening to two shelves. Lower desk section has fall front writing section with bank of pigeonholes and a central […]
Framed Chinese panel with applied and relief carved ivory, jade, and other stones depicting vases with floral arrangements, fruit, animals and other Asian motifs. Tendon construction at corners and a pierced bronze hanger. Overall excellent condition. 41-1/2" W x 46-1/2" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: Minnesota Collection.
Steinway Duo Art reproducing parlour grand piano, walnut finish, ivory keys, serial number 224413, manufactured in 1923. There are 315 piano rolls accompany this lot along with 6 player piano and DUO-ART piano books. Condition: Excellent overall condition. The player mechanism was completely rebuilt in the early 1980s. Soundboard excellent, hammers replaced, re-strung and re-pinned […]
Framed miniature portraits, 1ST Item: watercolor on ivory, of Anna Hayes Robertson. Subject is a young woman with dark hair and pearl necklace, wearing white lace empire-style gown with green brooch and rose-colored shawl. Anna Hayes Robertson (b. 1790, d. after 1860) was the daughter of Sir John McNamara Hayes and Lady Anne (White) Hayes, […]
American School miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory, unsigned. Subject is a child with brown hair in a dark dress with white ruffle collar, holding a book. Mounted in gold metal case, very good condition with dust/lint visible inside the case, plating on case shows some flaking, no visible cracks or losses to paint. 2-1/8" H […]
Geo. III sterling silver tea pot, marks for Exeter, 1813-1814, maker's mark S. H. Reeded sides and ball feet, ivory mounts, handle with removable knob. 12-1/2" spout to handle, 5-1/4" H x 5" W. 25.31 troy oz.
Assorted lot of sewing and family memento items. 1ST ITEM: Folk art vignette depicting doll figures of a mother and father with young boy housed in a shadowbox frame. Case measures 9" H x 10-7/8" W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 2ND ITEM: Cased sewing kit by B. Altman & Co. together with an ivory handled […]