Auction 16.05.2019

Millea Bros. Ltd.
607 Myrtle Avenue
NJ 07005 Boonton
United States
[email protected] · +1 (0)973 377 1500 · +1973.377.0999

Date of the auction: 16.05.2019

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19th c., carved gilt wood, cut glass bobeche, strung crystal drops, the back bracket carved as draped cloth, topped with ribbon and terminating in tassels, the two electrified candle arms issuing from a fully modeled carved eagle, 51"h x 23"w x 10"d
Good, spots of gilding loss, small wood losses

Lot #: 1001

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 16 May 2019

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Republic Period or later (20th c.), carved dragon encircling two crystal balls, decorated with waves, flowers, and prisms, apparently carved from a single piece of quartz, on custom hardwood stand, 12"h x 14"w x 10"d (quartz), 17"h (total)
Good, crystal mostly clear with small area of yellowish

Lot #: 1002

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 May 2019

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Late 19th c., polychrome enameled and gilt porcelain decorated with panels depicting women in various activities, set in elaborately cast gilt bronze rim with scrolling branch form handles and footed pedestal, 13"h x 18"l x 13.5"w
Good, minor enamel wear to enameled gilding
The Estate of a

Lot #: 1003

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 16 May 2019

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20th c., English, deep cobalt banding with raised gilt floral decoration, factory mark to underside, 10.75"dia
Good, some with stray light scratches to center
Property removed from 2 Beekman Place, NYC

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 16 May 2019

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Likely Qing Dynasty (19th c.), each with black glass stopper, one painted with horses, one with cranes, and one with a village landscape, two bottles bearing black inscription, and one with red artist seal, each 4"h x 4"w x 1"d
Good, the cork missing from each stopper, no chips, breaks or repairs

Lot #: 1005

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 16 May 2019

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Possibly Ming Dynasty (15th c.), large, heavily potted shallow bowl with rounded sides, the interior lightly carved in the center with a trellis diaper and foliage around the sides, 3"h x 18.5"dia
Good, small glaze chip on edge, firing imperfections
Estate of Edgar Bronfman, NYC

Lot #: 1006

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 16 May 2019

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18th c., broken swan's neck crest with gilt eagle finial, mirror paneled doors enclosing fitted interior, the base with slant front and drawers on bracket feet, 91"h x 38.5"w x 22.5"d
Good/Fair, shows age and use, repairs to eagle wings, finish distress and old restorations

Lot #: 1007

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 16 May 2019

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Attributed to Alexander John Drysdale (American/New Orleans, 1870-1934), Bayou Tree, oil wash on board, no signature visible, 12"h x 18"w (sight), 16"h x 22"w (frame)
A condition reports for this item is available upon request. Please note that the absence of a condition report does not imply that

Lot #: 1008

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 May 2019

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Qing Dynasty or later (19th/20th c.), polychrome enamel and gilt decorated porcelain, of mirror imaged standing boys on flower petal decorated plinths, one holding a vase and the other a lotus flower, each impressed with a six character mark and stamped "China" in red to underside, each 8"h x 3"w x

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 16 May 2019

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19th c., possibly Nepalese or Indian, engraved decoration, inlaid stone eyes, 27.5"h x 10"w x 15"d
Fair, shows age age exposure to weather, old collar repair to lower body, rubbing

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 May 2019

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Lennard George Lewis RBA (English, 1826-1913), Lago Maggiore, watercolor on paper, signed "L. Lewis" and dated lower left, matted and framed under glass, 8.5"h x 20"w (sight), 16"h x 28"w (frame)
A condition reports for this item is available upon request. Please note that the absence of a

Lot #: 1011

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 16 May 2019

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20th c., (60) piece set, comprising (12 ) each: dinner plates, salad plates, bread and butter plates, cobalt footed Elizabeth cups, and saucers, 10.5"dia (dinner plates), 8.5"dia (salad plates), 6.25"dia (bread and butter plates)
Good, one dinner plate with hairline across center, one cup repaired

Lot #: 1012

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 16 May 2019

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Chinese School (Qing Dynasty, 19th c. or earlier), ink on paper, edged in satin brocade, with five red chop marks, inscribed in pencil "Eloge [Hommage] par Mo-Riu-Ron, grand Mandarin / Eloge [Hommage] par Wong Tcheinong, Grand Mandarin", 12.5"h x 42"w
Fair, some surface stains and discoloration

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 May 2019

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19th c., English, cast iron grate with elaborate pierced and engraved brass front, 34.5"h x 42"w x 17"d
Good, rusting to iron, light oxidation to brass, shows age and use
From the Florence and Herbert Irving Collection

Lot #: 1014

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 16 May 2019

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Qing Dynasty and adapted (19th c.), polychrome enameled porcelain, decorated with scenes of leisure, on a floral ground, with gilt metal base and cap, and brass stem with double cluster socket, 23"h x 10"dia (ceramic), 39"h (to finial)
Good, porcelain likely drilled, minor decoration loss, no

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 16 May 2019

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19th/20th c., Boston, mahogany frame with slightly splayed legs and cross-form stretcher, with removable glass-lined tray top, sterling silver acanthus leaf trim, pierced gallery and scrolled handles, tray stamped with maker's mark along edge and marked "Sterling" to underside, 21"h x 28"w x 14"d

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 May 2019

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19th/20th c., possibly Buddhakapala and Citrasena, cast in two parts, sealed copper base, 8"h x 5.25"w x 3.25"d
Good/Fair, shows age and handling, rubbing, nicks, figure tipped slightly forward on base, superfluous hole to top of base

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 May 2019

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Qing Dynasty (19th c.) and adapted, oxblood red glaze porcelain rouleau vase, wood base, brass cap and stem and double cluster socket, 34"h (to socket)
Good, likely drilled, a few surface glaze scratches, vase has not been inspected with mounts removed, wiring untested
From a private New Jersey

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 16 May 2019

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19th c., English, American and Continental, ink on paper, many signed, including George and Martha Washington, all framed under glass, largest 11"h x 5"w (frame), smallest 5"h x 4"w (frame)
Good, evidence of toning, foxing, wrinkling paper, acid burn, and stains, but generally in good condition for

Lot #: 1019

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 16 May 2019

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19th c., pierced brass front in dragon design, cast iron back with raised urn and swag decoration, 29.75"h x 34"w x 16"d
Good, rusting and finish wear to iron from use, minor separations to pierced brass front, minor finish wear, shows age and use
From the Florence and Herbert Irving Collection

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 16 May 2019

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19th c., likely English and Continental, ink on paper, many signed or embossed studio stamp, all framed under glass, largest 11"h x 9.5"w (frame), smallest 7"h x 6"w (frame)
Good, evidence of toning, foxing, wrinkling paper, acid burn, and stains, but generally in good condition for age, none

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 May 2019

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Qing Dynasty (18th/19th c.), blue underglaze decorated porcelain, Imperial Qianlong mark to underside, approx. 19"h x 12"dia
Fair, large glaze hairline running through body of vase, a few firing imperfections, wear around edge of foot, spider hairline to underside of foot, otherwise no chips

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 16 May 2019

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Attributed to Charles Giroux (American, 1828-1885), Bayou Marsh, oil on panel, no signature visible, typed label on verso reads "Painted by C. Giroux - c. 1850", 9.25"h x 4.5"w (sight), 13.25"h x 8.5"w (frame)
A condition reports for this item is available upon request. Please note that the absence

Lot #: 1023

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 16 May 2019

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18th c. or later, polychrome enameled porcelain, including two large examples decorated with nobility at leisure in outdoor landscapes, 7.5"h (largest), 4"h (smallest)
Good, the larger with scattered fleabites and small flakes around rim and base, minor decoration wear, firing imperfections

Lot #: 1024

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 16 May 2019

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c. 1760s, pine secondary wood, brass fittings, in two parts, broken pediment with three turned finials, over nine drawers, one with fan carved front, raised on cabriole legs, old antique store label on back, 74"h x 40"w x 20"d
Fair, evidence of old repairs, replaced finials, scattered scratches and

Lot #: 1025

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 16 May 2019

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Walter Richard Sickert (British, 1860-1942), "Old Heffel of Rowton's", monochrome engraving, unsigned, collection tag on frame, matted and framed under plexiglass, 12"h x 10"w (sheet), 17"h x 15"w (frame)
A condition reports for this item is available upon request. Please note that the absence of a

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 16 May 2019

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Early 19th c., polychrome enameled and gilt porcelain, identically decorated with court scenes on a patterned ground, each 5"h x 3"l x 1.5"w
Good, both with small flake chips along upper edge (more pronounced on one), small loss to one lid, the other with minor edge fleabites, light decoration wear

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 16 May 2019

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19th c., England, glass bowl and smoke catch, bronze bowl holder decorated with laurel swags, patinated bronze bird with jute cord and hooks to raise and lower light, 48"h x 12"dia (height adjustable)
Good, minor verdigris and white deposits to bronze
Property of a Distinguished New York City

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 16 May 2019

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c. 1790, polychrome enameled porcelain, painted in Mandarin palette with acrobats walking a tight rope, juggling knives, and playing a drum, each with plastic display stand, "H. Moog Antique Porcelains" label to bottom of one cup, 5"dia (larger), 4"dia (smaller)
Good, a few scattered edge

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 16 May 2019

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18th/19th c., England, solid mahogany three board drop-leaf top on thin dowel mahogany legs joined by stretchers with turned feet, metal collection tag to underside, 27.5"h x 33"l x 12"w (closed), 36"w (open)
Good/Fair, warp to top boards, nice old finish showing scattered light nicks and scratches

Lot #: 1030

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 16 May 2019