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." […]
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.
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 […]
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. 46-1/2" x 41-1/2". Late 19th/Early 20th century.
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 visible inside the case, plating on case shows some flaking. 2 1/8" H x 1 3/4" W. American, early […]
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, […]
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.
Steinway Duo Art reproducing parlour grand piano, walnut finish, ivory keys, serial number B 5449224413, manufactured in 1923. Only two owners since originally purchased. Approximately 200 piano rolls with this lot along with 6 player piano and DUO-ART piano books. Condition – Excellent condition with soundboard, pins, crown and hammers good. Maintained in a climate […]
In an auction containing 600 lots of items with national and international appeal, Southern decorative arts carried the day at the Spring Case Antiques Auction, held May 22 at the company’s gallery. It was the company’s largest sale to date and attracted a record number of Internet, phone and absentee bidders, as well as a […]