Discovery Auction

Skinner
Park Plaza 63
02116 Boston, MA
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400 · +1 (0)617 3505429

Date of the auction: 09.01.2013

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Pair of Arts & Crafts Brass CandlesticksPair of Arts & Crafts Brass...

Pair of Arts & Crafts Brass Candlesticks, early 20th century, heavy casting with rolled lip on swollen bobeche joined to cylindrical stem on stepped circular foot, (spotting), ht. 14 in

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Two Pieces of Vintage Italian Polychrome-painted Metal Floral-form...

Two Pieces of Vintage Italian Polychrome-painted Metal Floral-form Lighting, a five-light chandelier and a three-light table lamp with shade

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$200 - US$225

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Six Assorted Asian Ceramic ItemsSix Assorted Asian Ceramic Items

Six Assorted Asian Ceramic Items, including decorative, modern, and studio

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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William Langley (British, fl. 1880-1920) Riverside Landscape at...

William Langley (British, fl. 1880-1920) Riverside Landscape at Sunset. Signed l.l. Oil on canvas, sight size 19 1/2 x 29 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Minor surface grime

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Two Small Sets of Colorless GlasswareTwo Small Sets of Colorless Glassware

Two Small Sets of Colorless Glassware, a set of seven colorless glass champagne saucers, with flat round foot, faceted columnar stem, and fluting to base of bowl, ht. 5 1/4, and a set of four heavy colorless cut glass whiskey tumblers, with polished and frosted floral and foliate decoration, ht. 3

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Colorless Cut Glass Water PitcherColorless Cut Glass Water Pitcher

Colorless Cut Glass Water Pitcher, unmarked, the vasiform pitcher with scalloped rim and heavily cut design to body, ht. 9 1/2 in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Six Small BowlsSix Small Bowls

Six Small Bowls, a set of four blue-black Chinese lacquer bowls with gold-painted interior and goldfish decoration, marked to bases "Shen Shao An Lang Kee, Foochow, China," ht. 23/8, dia. 4 1/2, and a pair of small English side bowls with black rims and black glazed pastoral landscape decoration to

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Albert Lorenz (American, 20th/21st Century) A Day at the RacesAlbert Lorenz...

Albert Lorenz (American, 20th/21st Century) A Day at the Races. Signed and dated "LORENZ. Nov 1981" u.r. Oil on canvas, 4 x 10 ft., framed. Condition: Minor surface grime

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$60 - US$80

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Four Assorted Decorative ItemsFour Assorted Decorative Items

Four Assorted Decorative Items, a molded cream-colored glass Parian-style jug, a cast bronze five-light candelabra with mythical beasts in scrollwork supporting the candle cups, a large boxed modern Norwegian pewter porringer, Askboll Brug A.S., and a wooden box with dovetailed corners, ht. to 16

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$250 - US$450

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Small Steuben Colorless Glass Owl SculptureSmall Steuben Colorless Glass...

Small Steuben Colorless Glass Owl Sculpture, the abstracted owl with large frosted eyes, etched signature to base, ht. 5 in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Eleven Assorted Asian ArticlesEleven Assorted Asian Articles

Eleven Assorted Asian Articles, eight carved hardstone animal figural and decorated items, a porcelain bowl and dish, and an enameled metal-mounted porcelain teapot, figure lg. 4 1/2 to 8 1/2 in

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Nicholas Lampros (American, 20th Century) Sunset ShadowsNicholas Lampros...

Nicholas Lampros (American, 20th Century) Sunset Shadows, 1989. Signed in pencil and labeled "Thee Zone I" l.r., titled l.c., and numbered and dated "1 of 1 only 5/18/89" l.l. Gelatin silver print, sight size 9 1/2 x 12 3/4 in., matted and framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame. N.B. The

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Seven Assorted Perfumes and a Chinese Ivory Snuff BottleSeven Assorted...

Seven Assorted Perfumes and a Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle, perfumes include a Hawkes colorless cut and etched glass, an etched amber-to-colorless glass, a cut emerald green glass, a cut green citrine glass, cut cobalt glass, cut green glass, and an exotic stone with inclusions, many mounted with

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Three Imari-decorated Porcelain ChargersThree Imari-decorated Porcelain...

Three Imari-decorated Porcelain Chargers, dia. 12 3/8 to 14 1/2 in

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Two Decorative Glass BowlsTwo Decorative Glass Bowls

Two Decorative Glass Bowls, a small pale blue Orrefors floriform bowl, etched signature to base, ht. 4, wd. 5 1/8, and a large clear Branson bowl, the round bowl with abstract molded base and foot, etched "Branson 1985 10-10" to base, ht. 5, dia. 11 in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Attributed to Constance Bigelow (American, 20th Century) Two Works...

Attributed to Constance Bigelow (American, 20th Century) Two Works: Pines, unsigned, watercolor on paper, sight size 18 x 24 in., framed, (not examined out of frame); and Mountain Village, unsigned, oil on canvas, sight size 18 1/2 x 14 1/2 in., framed, (surface grime, minor scattered flaking

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$75 - US$100

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Set of Twelve Portuguese Vista Alegre Hand-painted Floral-decorated...

Set of Twelve Portuguese Vista Alegre Hand-painted Floral-decorated Porcelain Plates, with shaped edges, decorated with flowering branches, gilt vines, and blue ribbons, dia. 8 5/8 in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Twenty-one Pieces of Gilt-rimmed Porcelain DinnerwareTwenty-one Pieces of...

Twenty-one Pieces of Gilt-rimmed Porcelain Dinnerware, six William Guerin & Co./Limoges 9 1/2-in. plates with Greek key design to border, six German Altenburg 8-in. dessert plates with two gold bands at rim, and nine Haviland Limoges 9 5/8-in. dinner plates with textured gold geometric-patterned

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Five Enamel-decorated Meissen Porcelain ItemsFive Enamel-decorated Meissen...

Five Enamel-decorated Meissen Porcelain Items, a chinoiserie-decorated low bowl, small lattice-rim plate, and dragon-decorated saucer; a small tulip-decorated plate, and an orange floral-decorated egg-shaped container, each with crossed sword marks

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Two Framed Etchings: James David Smillie (American, 1833-1909), My Colored...

Two Framed Etchings: James David Smillie (American, 1833-1909), My Colored Neighbor's Hen Yard, signed or inscribed and dated "April 1884" in pencil l.r., signed, dated, and numbered "Sep '83. Op. 30" within the matrix l.l., titled and noted "Etched from Nature Montrose Penna." within the matrix

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Bohemian Green-enameled and Etched Amber Flash Footed Jar with...

Bohemian Green-enameled and Etched Amber Flash Footed Jar with Cover, brass cover finial, overall ht. 11 5/8 in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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French Brass Table TimepieceFrench Brass Table Timepiece

French Brass Table Timepiece, both case and movement marked D. Barrois, France, thirty-hour, spring-powered, time-only movement with platform escapement, 1 3/4-in. porcelain Arabic dial, gold-tone dial surround, beveled dial glass, plain brass case on bun feet, ht. with handle up 4 1/4, wd. 3 3/4

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Steuben Pale Green Art Glass Center BowlSteuben Pale Green Art Glass Center...

Steuben Pale Green Art Glass Center Bowl, with green threading on the ruffled rim, faintly signed on the polished pontil, ht. 3, dia. 14 in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Italian School, 20th Century Coastal View at Sunset.Italian School, 20th...

Italian School, 20th Century Coastal View at Sunset. Signed l.l., possibly "Giordani." Oil on canvas, sight size 26 1/4 x 38 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Puncture l.r., surface grime, some staining or varnish to u.c., minor surface abrasions

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Four Porcelain ChargersFour Porcelain Chargers

Four Porcelain Chargers, three Imari-decorated, one with blue and white landscape, dia. 12 to 15 in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Thirteen Hummel/Goebel Ceramic Figures and Figural Groups and an...

Thirteen Hummel/Goebel Ceramic Figures and Figural Groups and an Ashtray, including "Postman," "Goose Girl," "Little Scholar," "Congratulations," "The Lost Sheep," "Boy with Toothache," and "Strolling Along," ht. to 5 3/4 in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Three Decorative Ceramic ItemsThree Decorative Ceramic Items

Three Decorative Ceramic Items, a Rosenthal hand-painted bowl, with gilt decoration to rim and fruit and flowers to interior, signed "H.H.G. 1903" and with underglaze factory mark to base, wd. 9, a Royal Bayreuth two-handled green vase with transfer-decorated genre scene to one side, ht. 5, and a

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Continental School, 19th Century Portrait of a Bearded Man.Continental...

Continental School, 19th Century Portrait of a Bearded Man. Signed "Ciappa Giovanni" l.l. Oil on canvasboard, 10 1/8 x 9 in., framed. Condition: Retouch, surface grime

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Four Asian ItemsFour Asian Items

Four Asian Items, including two Blanc de Chine decorative items, a footed bowl with birds and flowers at base, ht. 6 3/4, and a standing Guanyin figure, ht. 18 1/2 in., (losses, repairs, cracks); and two Asian scrolls, a silk-mounted winter landscape scene with snowy mountains and a figure in a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 9 Jan 2013

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Ethnographic Pottery Footed Vessel with Monkey-form HandleEthnographic...

Ethnographic Pottery Footed Vessel with Monkey-form Handle, ht. 6 1/2 in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 9 Jan 2013