Lavishly painted Chinese marble screens adorn Bill Hood’s Apr. 27 sale

Four dozen separate scenes are painted on marble on this 19th-century Chinese eight-panel screen. The wooden frame is 54 inches high by 84 inches long. It has a $5,000-$10,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art &Antiques Auctions.

Four dozen separate scenes are painted on marble on this 19th-century Chinese eight-panel screen. The wooden frame is 54 inches high by 84 inches long. It has a $5,000-$10,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art &Antiques Auctions.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – A fresh collection of art and antiques, 429 lots in all, will be sold by Bill Hood and Sons Arts and Antiques Auctions’ monthly sale April 27 beginning at 5 p.m. Eastern. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.

Heading the list will be two 19th-century Chinese marble painted screens. The larger consists of eight panels and is 84 inches long by 54 inches high. It contains 48 separate hand-painted scenes covering both sides. It carries a $5,000-$10,000 estimate.

Preliminary bidding has been active on a 7 1/2-inch carved ivory Chinese man holding mythological creature. Estimated at $300-$400, the carved figure had already generated a half dozen bids 24 hours before the auction.

A Chinese carved ivory woman carrying flowers and standing atop an attached stand, 8 1/2 inches high overall, carries a $300-$500 estimate and already 5 preliminary bids.

Also from Asia is a Chinese carved ivory and hard stone collection.

Chris Hood said this month’s auction has a collection of nice bronzes including an Emile Pinedo (French, 1840-1916) 9 3/4-inch patinated figure of a nude standing in front of a cheval mirror. The Art Nouveau bronze is expected to sell for $2,500-$3,500.

Other highlights include many sterling silver items, a KPM plaque, a Tiffany Favrile vase, two Wave Crest boxes, antique and 20th-century porcelains, clocks, lamps and Victorian furniture.

Artwork will include an Orville Bulman (American, 1904-1978) 20- by 22-inch oil on canvas depicting several black figures on a small boat at sea. This dated 1958 work titled M. Renom is dated 1958 and is expected to achieve $15,000-$20,000.

A Jean Dufy (French, 1888-1964) gouache on paper depicting two women at an outdoor café, 19 inches by 24 inches, has an $8,000-$12,000 estimate.

The auction will begin with a selection of Royal Doulton figures.

For details call 561-278-8996.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Orville Bulman (American, 1904-1978) painted this distinctive oil on canvas titled ‘M. Renom’ and dated 1958, The 20- by 22-inch work has a $15,000-$20,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art & Antiques Auctions.

Orville Bulman (American, 1904-1978) painted this distinctive oil on canvas titled ‘M. Renom’ and dated 1958, The 20- by 22-inch work has a $15,000-$20,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art & Antiques Auctions.


This KPM hand-painted porcelain plaque measures 7 1/2 inches by 13 inches. It carries a $500-$1,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art & Antiques Auctions.

This KPM hand-painted porcelain plaque measures 7 1/2 inches by 13 inches. It carries a $500-$1,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art & Antiques Auctions.


Bronze figures in the auction include this Art Nouveau beauty by Emile Pinedo (French, 1840-1916). The patinated bronze nude is 9 3/4 inches high, 13 1/2 inches high overall.  It has a $2,500-$3,500 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art & Antiques Auctions.

Bronze figures in the auction include this Art Nouveau beauty by Emile Pinedo (French, 1840-1916). The patinated bronze nude is 9 3/4 inches high, 13 1/2 inches high overall. It has a $2,500-$3,500 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art & Antiques Auctions.


Weighing 98 troy ounces, this sterling silver Grand Baroque four-piece tea set with a silver-plated tray has a $3,500-$4,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art & Antiques Auctions.

Weighing 98 troy ounces, this sterling silver Grand Baroque four-piece tea set with a silver-plated tray has a $3,500-$4,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Bill Hood & Sons Art & Antiques Auctions.