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Date of the auction: 26.10.2013

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WAYLANDE GREGORY (1905 - 1971);...

400 WAYLANDE GREGORY (1905 - 1971);... WAYLANDE GREGORY (1905 - 1971); Large glazed ceramic and glass mermaid sculpture, Perth Amboy, NJ, 1940s/50s; Signed; 25" x 19" x 5"; Provenance: Estate of Waylande Gregory

Lot #: 400

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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WALTER SINZ (1881 - 1966); Glazed...

401 WALTER SINZ (1881 - 1966); Glazed... WALTER SINZ (1881 - 1966); Glazed ceramic sculpture of Jonah and the Whale, Cleveland, OH, 1940s; Signed; 7" x 15 1/4" x 5" Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Lot #: 401

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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WAYLANDE GREGORY (1905 - 1971);...

402 WAYLANDE GREGORY (1905 - 1971);... WAYLANDE GREGORY (1905 - 1971); Glazed porcelain sculpture of a reclining nude, USA, 1930s; Signed; 6 1/4" x 11 1/2" x 4 1/2"; Note: One of two Gregory figures included in the 1937 Everson Museum Annual of American Ceramics

Lot #: 402

Estimate: US$1,250 - US$1,750

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Two...

403 GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Two... GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Two slumped glass bowls, larger Rose Tourmaline, Los Angeles, CA; Both signed; Larger: 3" x 22" Estimate: $1,250 - $1,750

Lot #: 403

Estimate: US$1,250 - US$1,750

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Two...

404 GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Two... GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Two small glazed ceramic bowls, Persian blue crackle glaze, Los Angeles, CA; Both signed; 3 1/2" x 6 1/2

Lot #: 404

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967);...

405 GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967);... GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Tin-glazed ceramic bowl with stripes, Los Angeles, CA; Signed; 5 1/2" x 10 1/2" Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Lot #: 405

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

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Coiled...

406 GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Coiled... GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Coiled ribbed bowl and ceramic platter in turquoise crackle glaze with gold rim, Los Angeles, CA; Both signed; 11" and 12 1/2" dia. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Lot #: 406

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Thirty...

406a GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Thirty... GLEN LUKENS (1887 - 1967); Thirty assorted books and magazines about ceramics from Glen Lukens" library; Many signed by Lukens; See condition report for full listing

Lot #: 406a

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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FRANS WILDENHAIN (1905 - 1980);...

407 FRANS WILDENHAIN (1905 - 1980);... FRANS WILDENHAIN (1905 - 1980); Tall glazed stoneware vase incised with stylized dancers, Rochester, NY, 1950s; Unmarked; 12 1/2" x 5 1/2" Estimate: $1,250 - $1,750

Lot #: 407

Estimate: US$1,250 - US$1,750

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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MARGUERITE WILDENHAIN (1896 -...

408 MARGUERITE WILDENHAIN (1896 -... MARGUERITE WILDENHAIN (1896 - 1985); FRANS WILDENHAIN (1905 - 1980); POND FARM; Three glazed stoneware vessels: footed sgraffito coupe, sgraffito vase, and lidded bowl, California, ca. 1950; Two signed Wildenhain, one signed Pond Farm with cipher; Tallest: 7" x 4

Lot #: 408

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

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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MARGUERITE WILDENHAIN (1896 -...

409 MARGUERITE WILDENHAIN (1896 -... MARGUERITE WILDENHAIN (1896 - 1985); FRANS WILDENHAIN (1905 - 1980); HET KRUIKJE; Glazed stoneware vase, Putten, Holland, 1930s; Jug stamp, MADE IN HOLLAND; 7" x 6 1/2

Lot #: 409

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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HENRY VARNUM POOR (1887 - 1970);...

410 HENRY VARNUM POOR (1887 - 1970);... HENRY VARNUM POOR (1887 - 1970); Fine and large glazed faience bowl decorated with fruit still life and leaping cats, New City, NY, 1952; Signed and dated; 4 3/4" x 18" x 11 1/2

Lot #: 410

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,500

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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HENRY VARNUM POOR (1887 - 1970);...

411 HENRY VARNUM POOR (1887 - 1970);... HENRY VARNUM POOR (1887 - 1970); Glazed faience plate with portrait of a woman, New City, NY, 1952; Signed and dated; 1 1/2" x 11" dia

Lot #: 411

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

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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CARL WALTERS (1883 - 1955); Unique...

412 CARL WALTERS (1883 - 1955); Unique... CARL WALTERS (1883 - 1955); Unique hand-built glazed faience hippopotamus, Woodstock, NY, ca. 1950; Signed; 4" x 8 1/4" x 3 1/2

Lot #: 412

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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CARL WALTERS (1883 - 1955); Glazed...

413 CARL WALTERS (1883 - 1955); Glazed... CARL WALTERS (1883 - 1955); Glazed faience shadow box sculpture, "The Death of Art," Woodstock, NY, ca. 1950; Signed; 10" x 6" x 2 1/4"; Note: Walter"s response to the Museum of Modern Art, New York and art critics at the time who claimed that

Lot #: 413

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

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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SHOJI HAMADA (1894 - 1978); Glazed...

414 SHOJI HAMADA (1894 - 1978); Glazed... SHOJI HAMADA (1894 - 1978); Glazed stoneware jar with ash glaze and wax-resist designs, Japan, ca. 1960; Complete with original box and indigo wrappings; Signed on box; Vessel: 9" x 5 3/4"; Provenance: Donna Schneier Fine Arts, copy of original receipt

Lot #: 414

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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JAPANESE; Stoneware bear kiln god;...

415 JAPANESE; Stoneware bear kiln god;... JAPANESE; Stoneware bear kiln god; Unmarked; 12 1/4" x 5" x 5"; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley, AZ; Note: From the Scheier"s kiln Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Lot #: 415

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

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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MAIJA GROTELL (1899 - 1973); Early...

416 MAIJA GROTELL (1899 - 1973); Early... MAIJA GROTELL (1899 - 1973); Early glazed ceramic vase, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1950s; Signed MG; 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"; Provenance: Sold by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for the benefit of the collection

Lot #: 416

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

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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MAIJA GROTELL (1899 - 1973); Small...

417 MAIJA GROTELL (1899 - 1973); Small... MAIJA GROTELL (1899 - 1973); Small spherical stoneware vase, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Signed MG; 3 3/4" x 5

Lot #: 417

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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LILIAN SAARINEN (1912 - 1995);...

418 LILIAN SAARINEN (1912 - 1995);... LILIAN SAARINEN (1912 - 1995); Ceramic hand-built lion and dog sculptures; Unmarked; Larger: 16" x 5" x 5"; Note: Lilian was the wife of famed designer Eero Saarinen Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Lot #: 418

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

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); Large...

419 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); Large... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); Large figural wood sculpture, Mexico, 1972; Guanacastle, nails; Signed and dated; 61" x 23 1/2" x 11"; Provenance: Photograph of Edwin Scheier standing with the sculpture

Lot #: 419

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,500

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008);...

420 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008);... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); Wall-hanging sculpture, Mexico, 1960s; Wood, nails, paint; Unmarked; 29 1/2" x 23 1/2" x 4 1/2"; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley, AZ

Lot #: 420

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY...

421 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY SCHEIER (1908 - 2007); Three early vessels with incised and applied decoration, two from Puerto Rico (1940s), one from North Carolina (ca. 1940); All marked, one dated 1963; Tallest: 7" x 3 1/2"; Provenance: Collection of

Lot #: 421

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

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY...

422 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY SCHEIER (1908 - 2007); Professional ephemera, including glaze, slip and glaze formulas as well as promotional t-shirts, exhibit brochures and letters; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley

Lot #: 422

Estimate: US$500 - US$750

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY...

423 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY SCHEIER (1908 - 2007); Large lidded coupe with figural finial, manganese, gunmetal and blue glaze, Green Valley, AZ, 1990; Signed and dated; 20" x 11"; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley

Lot #: 423

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY...

424 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY SCHEIER (1908 - 2007); Massive bowl with figures, manganese glaze, Green Valley, AZ, 1991; Signed and dated; 11 3/4" x 14 1/2"; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley, AZ Estimate: $3,000

Lot #: 424

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY...

425 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY SCHEIER (1908 - 2007); Footed vessel with interlaced figures, bronze volcanic glaze, Green Valley, AZ, 1988; Signed and dated; 9 1/2" x 8 1/2"; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley, AZ

Lot #: 425

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY...

426 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY SCHEIER (1908 - 2007); Lidded bowl with female finial, green and gunmetal glaze, Green and Valley, AZ; Signed; 10" x 8"; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley, AZ

Lot #: 426

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY...

427 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY SCHEIER (1908 - 2007); Charger with woman and animals, purple glaze, Green Valley, AZ, 1996; Signed and dated; 16 1/2" dia.; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley, AZ

Lot #: 427

Estimate: US$1,750 - US$2,250

Date: 26 Oct 2013

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EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY...

428 EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY... EDWIN SCHEIER (1910 - 2008); MARY SCHEIER (1908 - 2007); Charger with wax resist decoration, magnetized glaze, Green Valley, AZ, Signed; 13" dia.; Provenance: Collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger, Green Valley, AZ

Lot #: 428

Estimate: US$1,250 - US$1,750

Date: 26 Oct 2013