Important Spring Estates Auction
April 22 & 23, 2017

Featuring Important Vietnamese Paintings and Chinese Porcelain from a Garden District, New Orleans Estate • Chinese Furniture, Bronzes and Porcelain Descended in the New Orleans Family of U.S. WWI Navy Officer Edward Howe Watson and Hermine Gratz Watson, New York and Rhode Island.

  1. Walter Anderson (1903-1965), “Tropical Fish,” w/c, 8½ x 11 in.
  2. Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase, prob. 17th c., h. 11¼ in., Prov.: Watson Family, Newport, RI, by descent.
  3. William S. Robinson (1861-1945), “Biloxi - Miss,” 1938, o/board, 12 x 16 in.
  4. Le Pho (1907-2001), “Composition,” o/c, 35½ x 46 in., Prov.: Wally Findlay, NY, c. 1970.
  5. Italian Neoclassical Scagliola and Walnut Table, 19th c., “D. Magnani, 1827,” dia. 35 in.
  6. Le Pho (1907-2001), “Fleurs,” o/c, 29 x 21½ in., Prov.: Wally Findlay, NY, c. 1970.
  7. Louis XVI Lapis Inset Giltwood Table, 18th c., w. 44¾ in.
  8. (Detail) Italian Neoclassical Scagliola and Walnut Table, 19th c., “D. Magnani, 1827,” dia. 35 in.
  9. Louis XV Parcel Gilt and Painted Walnut Commode, 18th c., w. 48 in.

Featuring an Important Historic Estate Collection of Very Fine American Furniture and Decorative Arts • Furniture and Decorative Works from the Estates of Milburn and Nancy Calhoun, Pelican Publishing Company, New Orleans, LA • Selection of Haitian Art from the Angela Gross Collection, Bernardsville, NJ • Southern Silver from the Estates of William and Sarah McGehee, Dr. Dubs House, Natchez. • Property of Others.

  1. Superb American Classical Brass Inlaid and Ormolu-Mounted Marble and Rosewood Pier Table, early 19th c., attr. D. Phyfe, NY, w. 42¼ in.
  2. American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Méridienne, c. 1850-60, attr. “Bird Pattern” Maker, NY, w. 71½ in.
  3. Important American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Etagere, c. 1850-60, attr. J. H. Belter, NY, h. 88 in.
  4. Pr. George III Derbyshire Spar Blue John Candlesticks, h. 14½ in.
  5. Mitchell’s Universal Atlas, 1852, Phila., Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., folio, 17 x 14 in.
  6. George III Twelve Inch Table Globe, c. 1800, “Cary’s New Terrestrial Globe,” stand, h. 24¾ in.
  7. Regency Marquetry Inlaid and Bronze-Mounted Rosewood Supper Table, c. 1800, dia. 48 in.
  8. Fine Italian Polychrome Painted Secretary Bookcase, 18th c., h. 96 in.
  9. Regency Carved Giltwood Girandole Mirror, early 19th c., 50 x 27 in.
  10. Very Rare American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Armchair, c. 1850-60, attr. J. H. Belter, NY, h. 47 in.

Also...

  1. Ida Kohlmeyer (1912-1997), “Synthesis #40,” 1982, m.m./c, 45½ x 46½ in.
  2. José Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (c. 1750-1802), “Colonel Thomas Butler, Jr. (1747-1805)”, 1800, o/c, 40¼ x 30¼ in., Prov.: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund.
  3. Dale William Nichols (1904-1995), “Country Church,” 1947, o/c, 30 x 40 in., Prov.: Sotheby’s, 1970; Zigler Art Museum, Jennings, LA.
  4. Exceptional American Classical Ormolu-Mounted and Brass Inlaid Rosewood Pier Table, early 19th c., attr. D. Phyfe, NY, w. 42¼ in., Prov.: Ex Collection Myra and Zimri Ball, Newport, TN.
  5. John McCrady (1911-1968), “Discussion,” o/c, 20 x 34 in., Prov.: Downtown Gallery, New Orleans, 1997.
  6. Rare Pr. American Classical Carved Mahogany Chests of Drawers, early 19th c., Phila., w. 43½ in.
  7. (Detail) George Elmer Browne (1871-1946), “Montrico in the Basque,” o/panel, 50¼ x 40¼ in., Prov.: Zigler Art Museum, Jennings, LA.
  8. Andre Harvey (b. 1941), “Rain before Morning (Tree Frogs),” 1985, bronze, h. 15¼ in.
  9. (Showing 1 of Pair) Continental Marble Figures of Creugas and Damoxenos after Canova, probably mid-20th c., h. 61 and 54½ in., Prov.: Didier Rabes, Paris, 1987.
  10. Monumental American Renaissance Carved Walnut and Burl Walnut Bedstead, mid-19th c., h. 118 in.

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