Discovery Auction

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Date of the auction: 17.11.2005

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Leather Strap with Twelve Brass Bells.Leather Strap with Twelve Brass Bells.

Leather Strap with Twelve Brass Bells

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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American School, 19th century, Honorable John E. RussellAmerican School...

American School, 19th century, Honorable John E. Russell, sitter identified by label on frame, oil on canvas, 33 x 28 1/2 in., framed, (punctures, losses to frame). Provenance: A Massachusetts library

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$300 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Rookwood Pottery Floral Decorated Standard Glaze VaseRookwood Pottery...

Rookwood Pottery Floral Decorated Standard Glaze Vase, incised artist's initials "M.A.D.," and impressed 1881, 287 (rim repair

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lap Desk.Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lap Desk.

Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lap Desk

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Small Patinated Bronze and Metal Two-Handled Covered JarSmall Patinated...

Small Patinated Bronze and Metal Two-Handled Covered Jar, with cat figural finial

Lot #: 7A

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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American School, 19th/20th century Little Girl with Alphabet BookAmerican...

American School, 19th/20th century Little Girl with Alphabet Book, oil on canvas, approx 37 x 32 1/2 in., framed, (losses

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Italian Marquetry and Micromosaic Wooden Folio Cover.Italian Marquetry and...

Italian Marquetry and Micromosaic Wooden Folio Cover

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Figural Ceramic Mantel Clock.Figural Ceramic Mantel Clock.

Figural Ceramic Mantel Clock

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Framed Floral Still LifeFramed Floral Still Life

Framed Floral Still Life, signed "Ayers", oil on canvas, approximately 38 x 33 in., framed

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Four-Piece Rookwood Pottery Glossy Turquoise and Matte White Glazed Console...

Four-Piece Rookwood Pottery Glossy Turquoise and Matte White Glazed Console Set, including a centerbowl with flower frog, and a pair of candleholders, impressed date mark for 1927, and shapes 2875, 2979, and 2992

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Japanese Moriage Cloisonne Vase.Japanese Moriage Cloisonne Vase.

Japanese Moriage Cloisonne Vase

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Roseville Pottery Dahlrose Vase.Roseville Pottery Dahlrose Vase.

Roseville Pottery Dahlrose Vase

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Tiffany-type Patinated Bronze Table Lamp Base.Tiffany-type Patinated Bronze...

Tiffany-type Patinated Bronze Table Lamp Base

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Watercolor SeascapeWatercolor Seascape

Watercolor Seascape, signed "Julia Corey", 14 1/2 x 21 1/2 in., framed

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Haitian School, 20th CenturyHaitian School, 20th Century

Haitian School, 20th Century, Still Life of Fruit and an Animal Portrait, each signed, oil on Masonite, the larger 16 x 24 in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Pairpoint Silver Plate Mounted Enamel Floral Decorated Cranberry Glass...

Pairpoint Silver Plate Mounted Enamel Floral Decorated Cranberry Glass Pickle Caster

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Colorless Glass Whale Oil Lamp and a Colorless Blown Glass...

Colorless Glass Whale Oil Lamp and a Colorless Blown Glass Decanter

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Pair of Mueller Pottery Swirl Glazed Ceramic Vases.Pair of Mueller Pottery...

Pair of Mueller Pottery Swirl Glazed Ceramic Vases

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$75 - US$125

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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American School, Late 19th CenturyAmerican School, Late 19th Century

American School, Late 19th Century, Marine Scene, unsigned, oil on canvas, 11 x 23 in., framed

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Pair of Marine ScenesPair of Marine Scenes

Pair of Marine Scenes, signed with a monogram "SE" and dated 1907, oil on canvas, each 23 x 19 1/2 in., framed

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Silvercraft Gilt Acid-etched Brass Pen and Double Ink Stand, Jeweled Bud...

Silvercraft Gilt Acid-etched Brass Pen and Double Ink Stand, Jeweled Bud Vase, and a German Desk Barometer

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$175 - US$225

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Buffalo Pottery Transfer and Handpainted Cinderella Pattern Ceramic...

Buffalo Pottery Transfer and Handpainted Cinderella Pattern Ceramic Pitcher, 1906

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Small Victorian Floral Enamel Decorated Blue Glass Kerosene Table...

Small Victorian Floral Enamel Decorated Blue Glass Kerosene Table Lamp

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Five Small Russian Icons.Five Small Russian Icons.

Five Small Russian Icons

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Watercolor of the Tugboat Big RedWatercolor of the Tugboat Big Red

Watercolor of the Tugboat Big Red, signed "E. Trubia", 22 1/2 x 18 1/2 in., framed

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Classical Revival Enamel Decorated and Printed Green Glass...

Classical Revival Enamel Decorated and Printed Green Glass Charger

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Dresden Porcelain Figural Group of Dionysian Cherubs.Dresden Porcelain...

Dresden Porcelain Figural Group of Dionysian Cherubs

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Three Aesthetic Movement Bohemian Porcelain EwersThree Aesthetic Movement...

Three Aesthetic Movement Bohemian Porcelain Ewers, two Rudolstadt and one Victoria

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Capo di Monte Porcelain Figural Group.Capo di Monte Porcelain Figural Group.

Capo di Monte Porcelain Figural Group

Lot #: 50

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Two Ink on Paper DrawingsTwo Ink on Paper Drawings

Two Ink on Paper Drawings, unsigned, one titled Who Cares, the other Story of his Life, unframed, (stained

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Lot of Three Framed Floral WatercolorsLot of Three Framed Floral Watercolors

Lot of Three Framed Floral Watercolors, late 19th century, each signed "M.E. Joslyn", largest 24 1/2 x 30 in., framed, (foxed, staining). Provenance: A Massachusetts library

Lot #: 52

Estimate: US$300 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Continental Porcelain Nodder Figure of a Stylized Asian Woman with a...

Continental Porcelain Nodder Figure of a Stylized Asian Woman with a Fan

Lot #: 53

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Lot of Three American School Watercolor LandscapesLot of Three American...

Lot of Three American School Watercolor Landscapes, two signed "W. B. Allen", other unsigned, largest 31 x 25 in., each framed

Lot #: 54

Estimate: US$125 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Two Blue Decorated Earthenware DishesTwo Blue Decorated Earthenware Dishes

Two Blue Decorated Earthenware Dishes, a Copeland handpainted charger, dia. 14 1/2; with a delft plate, dia. 9 7/8 in

Lot #: 56

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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American School, 19th CenturyAmerican School, 19th Century

American School, 19th Century, Wooded Landscape, inscribed "W. B. Allen", watercolor on paper, 25 x 21 in., framed

Lot #: 57

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Three Etchings on PaperThree Etchings on Paper

Three Etchings on Paper, early 20th century, depicting St. Martins Church, London; Flower Market, Florence; and Westminster, London; each signed in pencil "Hedley Fitton", largest 28 x 21 1/2 in., framed

Lot #: 58

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Two Handpainted Porcelain Table ArticlesTwo Handpainted Porcelain Table...

Two Handpainted Porcelain Table Articles, punch bowl with citrus branches, and a vase with spider mums

Lot #: 59

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Lot of Five Framed Works on PaperLot of Five Framed Works on Paper

Lot of Five Framed Works on Paper, including a floral study, an equestrian portrait, a boy with a bird, two landscapes, various artists, techniques, and sizes, all framed

Lot #: 60

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Five Asian Carved Ivory Figures and Ornaments, and a Cribbage Board.Five...

Five Asian Carved Ivory Figures and Ornaments, and a Cribbage Board

Lot #: 61

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Patinated Metal Viking Boat ModelPatinated Metal Viking Boat Model

Patinated Metal Viking Boat Model, on wooden stand

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Four Miniature Tortoiseshell Veneered Musical Instruments and Two...

Four Miniature Tortoiseshell Veneered Musical Instruments and Two Meerschaum Pipes

Lot #: 64

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Renaissance-style Cast Gilt-metal Jewel CasketRenaissance-style Cast...

Renaissance-style Cast Gilt-metal Jewel Casket, with relief scenes and strapwork decoration

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Lot of Five PrintsLot of Five Prints

Lot of Five Prints various subjects and artists including Philip Kappel, A.H. Haig, Frederick Robbins, Elizabeth O'Neill Verner and Arthur William Heintzelman, framed

Lot #: 67

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Two Sevres-style Gilt Ormolu Mounted Handpainted Porcelain VasesTwo...

Two Sevres-style Gilt Ormolu Mounted Handpainted Porcelain Vases, one with cover, (imperfections, one with damage

Lot #: 68

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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French Bisque Figure of a Boy in Fancy DressFrench Bisque Figure of a Boy...

French Bisque Figure of a Boy in Fancy Dress, enamel and gilt decorated

Lot #: 70

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Cranberry Glass and Ormolu Oil Lamp with Etched Glass Shade.Cranberry Glass...

Cranberry Glass and Ormolu Oil Lamp with Etched Glass Shade

Lot #: 71

Estimate: US$175 - US$225

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Portrait of the Ship GinaPortrait of the Ship Gina

Portrait of the Ship Gina, signed "E. Roberto", watercolor and gouache on paper, 17 3/4 x 22 in., framed

Lot #: 72

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Autumn LandscapeAutumn Landscape

Autumn Landscape, signed indistinctly "Porter" on verso, oil on Masonite, 23 x 28 in., framed

Lot #: 73

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Set of Thirteen Pieces of Worcester PorcelainSet of Thirteen Pieces of...

Set of Thirteen Pieces of Worcester Porcelain, seven cups, six saucers

Lot #: 74

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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American School, 19th Century, LandscapeAmerican School, 19th Century...

American School, 19th Century, Landscape, signed "W. B. Allen", 20 x 25 1/2 in., framed

Lot #: 75

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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French Art Glass Vase and Two Pieces of Art Pottery.French Art Glass Vase...

French Art Glass Vase and Two Pieces of Art Pottery

Lot #: 77

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Dusky LandscapeDusky Landscape

Dusky Landscape, signed "Fontana", oil on canvas, 16 x 20 in., framed

Lot #: 78

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Indo-Persian Brass Jardiniere and a Large Repousse Brass...

Indo-Persian Brass Jardiniere and a Large Repousse Brass Charger

Lot #: 79

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Nine Assorted Asian Carved Ivory Figures.Nine Assorted Asian Carved Ivory...

Nine Assorted Asian Carved Ivory Figures

Lot #: 80

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,100

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Primitive Landscape with CottagePrimitive Landscape with Cottage

Primitive Landscape with Cottage, 20th century, oil on artist's board, signed "A. Richards", 19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in., framed

Lot #: 81

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Five Pieces of Assorted Art GlassFive Pieces of Assorted Art Glass

Five Pieces of Assorted Art Glass, a Verlys bowl, a Tapio Wirkkala vase for Ittala, a Tiffany and Co. glass pyramid, a rectangular Strombergshyttan vase, and a transparent gray glass vase

Lot #: 82

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Gaudy Welsh Chamber Pot.Gaudy Welsh Chamber Pot.

Gaudy Welsh Chamber Pot

Lot #: 83

Estimate: US$30 - US$40

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Framed Landscape of the Bravo Coast, SpainFramed Landscape of the Bravo...

Framed Landscape of the Bravo Coast, Spain, signed "Lindaburg", oil on panel, 28 1/2 x 34 1/2 in

Lot #: 84

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap BookElbert Hubbard's Scrap Book

Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book, 1923, printed by the Roycrofters, distributed by W.M.H. Wise & Co., (losses

Lot #: 86

Estimate: US$35 - US$50

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Mediterranean LandscapeMediterranean Landscape

Mediterranean Landscape, signed "P. Toretti", oil on canvas, 27 3/4 x 35 in., framed

Lot #: 87

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Inuit Soapstone CarvingInuit Soapstone Carving

Inuit Soapstone Carving, contemporary, depicts two whales floating on the ocean, lg. 14 1/2 in

Lot #: 88

Estimate: US$75 - US$100

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Murano Art Glass Vase.Murano Art Glass Vase.

Murano Art Glass Vase

Lot #: 89

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Hand-colored Print Portrait of Thomas William Coke, Esq. MP for...

Hand-colored Print Portrait of Thomas William Coke, Esq. MP for Norfolk, William Ward engraver, painted and published by Thomas Weaver, Shrewsbury, October 24, 1808, 27 1/2 x 33 1/2 in., framed, (foxed, not examined out of frame, damage to frame). N.B. Sold for the benefit of a university art

Lot #: 90

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Ruby Glass and Metal Lamp Base.Ruby Glass and Metal Lamp Base.

Ruby Glass and Metal Lamp Base

Lot #: 92

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Continental School, 19th/20th Century, Still Life with FlowersContinental...

Continental School, 19th/20th Century, Still Life with Flowers, unsigned, oil on panel, 45 1/4 x 35 1/4 in., framed, (warped

Lot #: 93

Estimate: US$150 - US$175

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Continental School, 19th Century, Figures by a Stormy SeaContinental...

Continental School, 19th Century, Figures by a Stormy Sea, unsigned, oil on canvas, 28 x 36 in., framed, (craquelure

Lot #: 94

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Set of Nine Limoges Porcelain Dessert PlatesSet of Nine Limoges Porcelain...

Set of Nine Limoges Porcelain Dessert Plates, with peach and gilt rims, retailed by Bailey, Banks, & Biddle

Lot #: 95

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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American School, 19th Century, Portrait of a Gentleman with a BookAmerican...

American School, 19th Century, Portrait of a Gentleman with a Book, oil on canvas, 40 1/2 x 33 1/2 in., framed, (scuffs

Lot #: 96

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Gemel-form Blown Glass FlaskGemel-form Blown Glass Flask

Gemel-form Blown Glass Flask, England or eastern United States, 19th century, the two-chamber flask in colorless glass with white marbrie decoration and applied white rim, (imperfections), lg. 10 in

Lot #: 97

Estimate: US$75 - US$125

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Two Unframed Inuit PrintsTwo Unframed Inuit Prints

Two Unframed Inuit Prints stone cut; Playing Kickball with Demons, 18/50, Cape Dorset Boffin Island, Pitseolak; and skin stencil Eskimo Wrestling Two Spirits, 18/50, Cape Dorset. Baffin Island, 1960, Kiakskuk, (damaged

Lot #: 98

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Continental School, 19th centuryContinental School, 19th century

Continental School, 19th century, Cattle Watering, unsigned, oil on canvas, 30 x 46 in., framed

Lot #: 99

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Bronze BasinBronze Basin

Bronze Basin Japan, 19th century, foliate edge, exterior carved with lotus petals, "Spring Rain Hall" marked on the base, dia. 12 1/2 in

Lot #: 100

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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American School, 19th centuryAmerican School, 19th century

American School, 19th century, Still Life of Apples, signed illegibly on verso, oil on canvas, 11 x 17 in., framed

Lot #: 102

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Paris Porcelain Figural BottleParis Porcelain Figural Bottle

Paris Porcelain Figural Bottle, formed as a lady in elegant riding attire

Lot #: 103

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Bronze Figure of a Saucy MonkeyBronze Figure of a Saucy Monkey

Bronze Figure of a Saucy Monkey, Asia or Africa

Lot #: 104

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Four Continental Themed Paintings Including: A Boy Fishing, a Couple on a...

Four Continental Themed Paintings Including: A Boy Fishing, a Couple on a Path and two Spanish Fete Galantes, the latter two signed "Pujol", all framed. Provenance: A Massachusetts library

Lot #: 105

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Five Framed Contemporary Japanese PrintsFive Framed Contemporary Japanese...

Five Framed Contemporary Japanese Prints, various artists and sizes, depicting clovers, waterlilies, birds, trees and mountains, all signed and numbered, measuring 11 x 13 1/4 in

Lot #: 106

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Classical-style White Metal Mantel Garniture and a Small Lidded...

Classical-style White Metal Mantel Garniture and a Small Lidded Box

Lot #: 107

Estimate: US$75 - US$125

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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American School, 19th Century, Portrait of a Woman in Glasses and...

American School, 19th Century, Portrait of a Woman in Glasses and Bonnet, unsigned, oil on canvas, 35 1/2 x 30 1/2 in, framed, (craquelure

Lot #: 108

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Victorian Three-Bird Diorama.Victorian Three-Bird Diorama.

Victorian Three-Bird Diorama

Lot #: 109

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005