Over 200 lots of Wedgwood will be offered, including eleven full-size jasper Portland vases in dark blue and black. Notable selections include a black jasper Apotheosis of Homer vase and cover (lot 152, estimated between $3,000 and $5,000) and a Wedgwood & Bentley black basalt bust of Swift (lot 40, $4,000 to $6,000).
An important Mintons pate-sur-pate vase with white slip decorations by Marc-Louis Solon (lot 17, $20,000 to $30,000) depicts two maidens swinging a figure of Cupid, with the reverse depicting a large cherub. An assortment of 18th and 19th century English ceramics includes Dr. Wall Worcester, Cookworthy’s Plymouth porcelain, and a collection of Royal Worcester. Pottery selections feature 18th and early 19th century examples of white salt glaze stoneware, redware and creamware, early luster wares, and the later Pilkington’s Royal Lancastrian wares.
Over 100 lots of European and American bronze and marble sculpture will be available, including a bronze horse sculpture after Pierre Jules Mene titled L’Accolade (lot 316, $2,000 to $4,000), a William Couper marble bust of Tennyson’s Princess (lot 478, $9,000 to $12,000), an ivory, cold painted, paste-set, and gilded bronze Egyptian dancer by Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet (lot 502, $4,000 to $6,000), a marble figure of Cupid attributed to Affortunato Gory (lot 757, $3,000 to $5,000), and a large Italian school figure of a woman reading (lot 530, $6,000 to $10,000).
Featured Russian icons include depictions of the April Minyeia (lot 741, $800 to $1,200) and the translation of the relics of St. Nicholas (lot 321, $1,000 to $1,500). Examples of Continental porcelain are available including a Nast Paris porcelain tea service (lot 592, $4,000 to $6,000).
Furniture offerings include a pair of Queen Anne-style marble-top pier tables (lot 493, $800 to $1,200), an Italian baroque fruitwood cassone (lot 447, $800 to $1,200), a Louis XV-style bureau plat (lot 403, $2,000 to $4,000), and two Louis Vuitton trunks (lot 684, $3,000 to $5,000 and lot 685, $1,000 to $1,500).
Nearly 80 lots of 18th and early 19th century English glass stemware will also be offered, including examples of balustroid, air-twist, opaque-twist, color-twist and faceted stems.
For details contact Skinner Inc. at 508-970-3279.
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