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Monrovia, CA, United States
DoneWed, Jul 12, 2006 12:30 AM GMT

Antique & Fine Furnishings Auction July 11

Victorian 19th c. painted satinwood slant front desk signed Whessell, 18th c. George III oak dresser base, 19th c. Biedermeier burr birch commode & burr birch sofa, 19th c. Napoleon III Boulle marquetry side cabinet, 19th c. Dutch Rococo style marquetry side table, Louis XVI style bedroom suite and armoire, Aesthetic Movement walnut cylinder bureau, oak barrister stacking bookcase, good Swiss rosewood cylinder music box with butterfly bell strikers. Important Palm Springs collection English ceramics: Delphin Massier Flamingo jardinière and stand, pair 19th c. Lefcoware Art Nouveau terracotta jardinières on stands, Clement Massier Art Nouveau jardinière on stand, pair Minton jardinières, Wardle, Bretby, Doulton Lambeth, Minton umbrella holder, more. 18th c. Chinese export Canton punch bowl, lg Dresden, Meissen, pair Capodimonte gilt-metal mounted vases, Tiffany Favrille glass candle lamps, lg Mathurin Moreau bronze figure of a woman, Aime-Jules Dalou: Le Moissonneur (Reaper) bronze, Carrier-Belleuse bronze figure of a woman, Louis XVI ormolu/marble clock garniture. Sterling silver: seven pc Gorham Maintenon tea service, 37 pc Wallace Strap pattern, 40+ pc Gorham Versailles, 60 pc Lunt Eloquence, Russian silver & cloisonné enamel cigarette case 1883, and other fine objects. Estate jewelry from three residences (55 lots): Carl Heiss Austrian gold and enamel card case, 18K gold plique-a-jour dragonfly brooch, platinum diamond, and lapis ship brooch signed J.E. Caldwell, Art Deco platinum diamond brooch approx 3.0 ct., antique European gold & diamond brooch approx 2.30 ct., strand black Tahitian pearls approx 12-15.5 mm, quality bag lots gold misc, and many other good pieces. Large selection of older oil paintings: (60 lots) five John Califano, Carl Sammons, Wm A. Paxton, Robert Wood, James M. Phillips, Douglas Parshall, Paul Conner, Walter F. Moses, Marjorie Reed, Clyde Forsythe, Barse Miller, three British Alfred W. Williams, Jacob Heemskerk Van Beest, C. Francolini