Stuart Holman, Auctioneer

Elegant Furniture: Walnut Victorian, Fine Early American, French | Arts and Crafts | American Art Pottery | Lamps and Lighting | Clocks | Glass | Sterling | Americana | Paintings & Art | Japanese Woodblocks | Rugs | China, Porcelain and Finery


Early Romweber heavily carved 10pc bedroom suite, 5drwr high boy, drssr, vanity desk w/hinged corner boxes; arm stool; 2 night stands, 2 single beds & 2 striking pierce-carvd mirrors, all in rich orig finish. The carving is extraordinary in design & detail with shields, vines, grotesque creatures, sun, moon & stars, blossoms & bunches of grapes. Orig brass shell drop & pedestal hardware. Striking 10-Piece Set..

Walnut Victorian: Elegant Wal Vict KD Armoire w/pierce carved, Rococo crown w/carved fruit & nuts, Cinti label reading "D.P. Rose & Co",106"h, Outstanding Example; Outstanding bookcase, 2 drs over 2 drwrs, rich orig finish, 90"h; Hall tree w/OG cut white MT ovr 1 drwr, pierce carvd & burled w/orig walnut hangrs & CI drip pans, 82"h; MT tbl, OG cut turtle top, pierced skirt; Mitchell & Rammelsberg wal grain-pntd Vict 5-shelf what-not shelf, sgnd; Cinti Art Carved Pier Mirror, 54"h; Pierce crvd side chr in tufted leather; 3pc Set: Bow-arm settee & 2 side chrs with fancy carving & unusual slat-seat construction; Carved ndlpnt chr & footstool..

More Victorian: Cherry MT wshstnd w/4-paneled sides; Fancy wicker side chr; Cherry crvd hngng shelf; Firesde bnch in copper wash; Rush seat chr w/bamboo turnings..

Fine Early American: Sheridan sidebrd w/tombstone burled doors, 2 wine drwrs, candle drwr, 2 silver drwrs; c.1830's tiger maple chest, Outstanding Color & Grain; 2pc secretary dsk, 2 tall drs over "S" curve roll-top w/fully fitted interior on 4 nicely turned legs; c1810 Mah Heppelwhite bookcase bureau w/biscuit corners; Federal crisp-carvd lyre based game tbl, Ex Con; c.1800 KY Shaker wal 4drwr pegged chst; c.1850 Southern sugar chest, paneled & pegged, Excellent; 2drwr Sheraton cherry stand w/flamed maple frnt; Boston rckr w/good stenciling; Grain pntd blnkt chest w/secret till; c.1800 Tilt-top tbl, split to top; Sheraton server, pine w/inlaid escutcheon; Erly dvtld wal 1drwr 1dr commode on bun feet; Shaker-style cookie-corner rckr; Mah Hepplewhite server w/inlaid drwrs; Federal-style decorated dressing tbl & wshstnd in mustard paint; Walnut square-naild rocking cradle; Sheraton 2drwr DL stand; Maine country tbl in redwash w/plug-in leaves, all orig; 6-Board wal blnkt chst w/fancy skirt; Fancy Sheraton rush seat chr; Country cherry thick slab gateleg tbl; Wal washstnd, 1drwr & fancy gallery; Erly wal & mah corner chr w/reticulated work, needs uph; 19C wal 2dr cpbrd top..

"French" & More: Elegant Louis XV Bureau Platte w/full ormolu edging to leather top, leg mounts of mythical women & ornate scrolling, 3drwrs, 69"w x 36"l x 30"h, Outstanding; 19C Vitrine on chest, glass door top, 3pc on paw feet w/nicely carved detailing, probably Continental; Robt. Mitchell mah serpentine vitrine w/ormolu mountings, velvet interior trim & orig light; Armoire in oak w/fancy carving & bvld mirrors; Empire settee w/lion head hand rests & ormolu mounts; Fancy bed w/pierce crvd cherubs; MT commode w/marquetry & brass wreath; 2 side chrs w/brass mounts; MT pedestal, later..

Classic American: Elegant Robert Mitchell 4pc crvd bedroom set, mirrored & serpentine high-boy & drssr, 2drwr vanity dsk w/bat-wing mirror, massive paneled dbl bed, unique crvd design of wheat stems & shocks, geometrics & blossoms, Outstanding set; Chippendale style DF desk w/ftd interior, 1/4 columns; 5 Chippendale-style chrs; Tiger oak lib tbl, turned & reeded legs; Regency burled mah formal tbl w/shell & string inlaid cookie corners; 2-drwr Empire DL side tbl w/dramatic claw & ball feet, full columns & drop finials; Fancy crvd mah Queen Anne LT turtle-top coffee tbl; Stickley pad foot oval flip-top tbl; Hepplewhite 1drwr circular stand w/stenciled drwr; Crvd wood-wrap ndlpnt chr; Set of 4 oak spindle chrs..

Special Interest Furniture: Elegant hanging corner cabinet, stncld & grain pntd w/carvd band of eagles, vines & stems, carvd crown & lattice overlay to door, 52"h, Outstanding; Ornate pierce crvd music stand on acanthus legs, later; Formal chr w/ornate pierce crving of 2 lions, shields & scrollwork; Tiger oak gothic chr w/reeded legs & 6 finials; 3panel pntd folding screen..


Pair pierce carved wal Vict oval frames w/carved twisted branches, ivy vines & leaves, Great; Small oak 2drawr document box w/carved lion's head pulls; Walnut pierce-crvd book rack; 3 Ornate Gesso cornices; Fully crvd wal Vict frame; Chippendale hngng mirror; Federal shaving mirror; Old hammered wrap umbrella stnd in lobster dsgn; Great 1drwr flame-grained docmnt box; Wal Vict pierce crvd hngng shelf..


Oak Furniture: c.1900 Oak A&C bookcase, massive form w/center clock w/inlaid numerals, paneled back w/bowtie joints, arched skirting throughout, 2 cross-brace side boxes over 2-door bookcase, 75"h, outstanding A&C construction, Original finish, Superior example; Bookcase w/2 tall arched skirt side cases flanking center case w/leaded glass drs; Mah 4 stack bookcase w/leaded glass top, Great; Quality settle, green leather cushion, orig finish; Day bed, thru-tenon construction; Desk w/slatted bookcase sides; Highback oddfellows chr, OF, mrkd Cinti; Pr. planters, pegged construction, deep-crvd relief dsgn, brass tag reads 'ELM' Cinti/Shelbyville, KY; Flame-grained cutout bkshlf; Tabouret w/cut out sides & hnd hammered strapping; Good rckr; Slat side bench; Med cabnt w/bvld glass front..

Metalwork: 4pc Bradley & Hubbard desk set, strong A&C dsgn, orig mottled green patina, mrkd B&H #3185; Roycroft hand-hammered copper vase w/brss wash, orb mark, Great Form; Heinz 6" brnz & strlng vase, d.1912; Karl Kipp pewter creamer, imprssed Karl Kipp, Hand Wrought, East Aurora, NY, 2.5"h x 4.5"w; Benedict vase, Bronze w/2 dramatic hndls & 2 enameled cameos, 9"h, mrkd Benedict Bronze 1433; Examples by Craftsman, Carl Sorensen, Cape Cod Shop, Utah, Livingston..

More A&C: Hand-colored motto, 7x16; Coffin-style dresser box w/great A&C desgn to lid; 2 A&C bvld glass windows; A&C Etching, "Contentment," sgnd Harold Denison, lstd, 7x9..


Artist Signed Rookwood: Iris glaze vase, Portrait of Geisha girl by Grace Young, striking girl in kimono of lavender & gray with cornflower edging, tied with wide caramel sash, over blouse of cream & brown, her black hair in buns with caramel ribbon all against gray branches with pink leaves on a bkgd of gray to peach, 1904, #892C, W, 9"h, restoration to top, Remarkable Artwork & Unique Subject Matter By One Of Rookwood's Most Respected Artists; Portrait vase by Bruce Horsfall, pillow form w/detailed young woman w/flowing hair, vibrant eyes & ruffled blouse in teal & cream on a salmon, teal & brown bkgd, 1894, #707, W, A, 8"h, mint, Outstanding Artwork; 2-Handled vase w/carved & folded rim fully decorated in vivid sea shell design in yellow, black, tan & teal, sgnd by A.R. Valentien, 1891, 59C, W, 4.5"h x 9.5"d, repair to one handle; Plate, sgnd by Edw. Cranch, 1890, incised 'Endymion', rendering of young girl & crescent moon on a cameo glazed bkgd, 7.5"d; Plate, Sgnd M.H.P., raised slip design of wild flowers in vivid colors on a tan bkgd, impressed Rookwood 1882, 9"d..

More Rookwood: Rook ashtray, unusual semi-gloss glaze; A&C bwl, 8"d pink matte; Blossom bwl, 8"d yellow high glaze; Cattail dsgn vase, 5" h white matte; Covered vase, 4"h pink matte; 2 Pottery factory gift boxes..

J.B. Owens: Exceptional Utopian vase, large globe form signed by Albert Haubrich, w/salmon blossoms w/orange & yellow accents w/broad olive & pale green leaves on a dark brown to orange bkgd, impressed J.B. Owens Utopian, 787, 13"h x 10"d, Superb Artwork & Condition..

Weller: Etna jard, lrg pink rose blossoms w/gray twisting vines, impressed mrk, 10"h x 12"d; Ivory 10" jard, ink mrk; Forest jard, 6"h..

Peters & Reed: A&C 'Moss Aztec' umbrella stand, sgnd Ferrel, 24"h; A&C vase w/green & orange leaves & vines, blue grapes, 17"h, Great..

More Pottery: Roseville Pinecone bknds, green, mint; Nice Group Of Early Cincinnati Pottery incl ewer w/applied blossoms sgnd by Abbie Tyler Field; Erly Ohio A&C green glaze umbrella stnd..


Bradley & Hubbard tbl lamp, lrg form w/8panels of ribbed glass in reverse pntd geometric design in teal, yellow. black & caramel, base w/4 grotesque heads supports tapered stem w geometric highlights, 24"h x 20"d, sgnd, Large & Striking Example; A&C style slag glass tbl lamp, broad hammered base in olive/brown petina, 8 pnls of modeled white & caramel glass w/overlay of blossoms & stems, orig pine cone finial, 18"d shade, 22"h; Pittsburgh tbl lamp, rev pntd shade of snowscene, distant cabin & barren trees, sgnd base, 12"d shade, 19"h, Great; Pr. "Horn of Plenty" whale oil lmps; Pttrn glass whale oil lmp; Marble based banquet lamp; Lrg hanging sconce w/griffons at corners, from Mt. Notre Dame Convent, purchased at closing 30yrs ago; Vaseline glass lamp w/butterfly shade & finial; Pair of hand painted Victorian mantel lusters; Tall brass boudoir lamp on marble base w/etched shade; Brass Vict cndlstick w/peg light oil lmp; Erly oil lamp w/amethyst font..


c.1875 French bronze clock, ornate w/grotesque figurals and scrollwork, 30"h, sgnd CJ Lever; Oak A&C tall case clock, impressive leaded glass front, brass numerals, original finish, ex con, hammered drop ring HW; 2 Herschede Clocks: Walnut wall clock, 35"h, rings hourly only & Electric mantle clock w/fancy carving..


Watling Art Deco storefront scale, tells dreams, fortunes & weight, mirrored fronts, very clean condition; See-A-Song phonograph, model #4500, 1955, sheet metal phonograph w/storybook characters, flanked by revolving animator complete w/6 sleeves corresponding to 6 tunes on Golden Records (Teddy Bear Parade, Good Ship Lollipop, etc), all orig incl instructions, Remarkable 50s Animation Toy in Great Condition; Vict HM bdsprd w/embroidery, tattis & lace art, incredible detail w/lrg scene of peasant boy & girl, Fabulous; Swiss music box, 8 tunes, 5 bells; Period costume sewn by Chicago Costume Co; 2 Outstanding deep-cut marble architectural panels: circular blossom & U.S. shield; Plaster bust of Caesar, as found; 19C Cast iron gate; Grotto wall box w/ reverse pntd glass, plaster figurals & drop front..


Steuben 'Grotesque' vase, spectacular example in gold iridescent glass w/orange, aqua & violet highlights, four lrg vertical ribs stretch from base to rim, etched 'Steuben Aurene 7282', 10"h; Cut Crystal: Spectacular brilliant cut & etched vase, 18+"h; Sgnd Libbey lamp, 12"; Outstanding fluted compote; Water ptchr & 6 tmblrs; Notched & cut 10" crystal ptchr; Strlng rim bowl in unusual butterfly ptrn; Sherbets; Wines.. Also: Ribbed art glass vase, 36"h; Pr old teal glass decanters w/stoppers, one as is..


3 Sets Sterling Flatware: Srvc for 12 Towle 'Candlelight', 115 pcs. pat. 1934, incl srvng pcs, carving set, more, Great Set; Service for 12 by Alvin, 61pcs incl srvng spoons; Gorham service for 6, "Celeste Pattern"; 4pc Tea srvc; Trophy 'Frances Peabody Handicap' 1937; 2pc Kirk repousse crvng set; 11" Trumpet vase; 3pc Drssr set; Deco cigarette case; 9" Repousse spoon; 3 Sugar tongs; Bottle opener; 3pc crvng set; Small bwls, Cigar humidor, Flask, Souv Spoons; Dipper; Vict button hook.. Coin Silver: Duhme & Co: 3 turned-edge ladels & 6 tspns; 11 D. Kinsey coin tspoons, J. Draper srvng spn; Great mah 2-drwr silver chst..


5pc tea set, Towle; Excellent & oversized SP samovar w/dolphin feet & lily pad hndls; Lrg Vict twig hndle bskt; Ladle by Holmes & Edwards; Candelabras & sticks..


Exceptional collection of 19C Japanese woodblock prints: Several Triptychs & more sgnd by Toyokuni, also works by Eiichi Kotozuka. Lrg war scene; Kabuki players; Night scene; Music lesson.. Great Collection in Ex Con w/striking colors incl cobalts..


O/C by T. C. Lindsay, Lstd, pasture scene w/2 cows in low water, sgnd lower right, 19.5 x 25.5, Very Nicely Done; O/B, Frederick Rondel, Lstd, Pastoral scene w/cows & stream, 15x23; O/B, Lillian Adams, Lstd, Colorful Rockport scene of sail boats & dock, 16x20; O/C, Emile Furst, Lstd, "Coast of Maine" Evening scene w/still water, boats & village, W/C, 12x20; Edmond Fitzgerald, Lstd, "Tunis," 21" x 29", Excellent; W/C, Filipo Indomi, Lstd, Italian peasant girl, 20x14; O/B Mountain scene of Indian encampment, rich colors & great style, sgnd Rich Zastman, d.1906, 20x23, Outstanding period frame in leaf & berry dsgn; O/C c.1930, garden scene w/woman & umbrella, sgnd George La Tour, 19x23; O/C "Circle of Nature," 1921, strong Arts & Crafts stylized landscape, by Joseph Cone, Lstd, 20x27; Oil on paper laid on board sgnd Swing, large striking fall landscape, sgnd, 28x40, Excellent; Audubon print, "Manks Shearwater"; O/C Mid 19C portrait of elegant woman in period attire, 24x18; O/C Emma Test, d.1881, lstd, pastoral landscape, 18x30; Gouache c.1900, game scene, sgnd, NY, 27x13.5; 3 W/C, gouache & pencil works by Lstd Rookwood artist A.R. Valentien, 20x12.5, these botanical studies were part of the showing "Albert R. Valentien, The California Years" summer of 2000 & a catalogue is included with each work.; O/C, G.W. Reeves, "Hanging Game," 34x13; O/C farm scene w/cows, cabin & barn, sgnd Horwitz, 9x17; O/C by Cornelia Cassidy Davis, portrait of artist's mother, 24x19; Primitive W/C of rooster on back of auction sale bill, 5x7; W/C presentation piece, d.1856; O/C pair nicely done Western scenes, Indians on Horseback & Night Encampment Along River, unsgnd, 8.5x11.5; Gouache of barefoot black woman in cotton field w/scythe at sunset, sgnd J. Duncan, 14x11; O/B Indian encampment in great gilt frame, 7x10; O/C portrait of young woman, d.1851, sgnd Laura Kessler, 15x13; O/B stylized landscape by S.H. Baker, lstd Indiana, 6x7; Vict miniature oil on glass of elegant woman in great crvd frame, 2" x 1"; Gouache mini portrait of Emile Deschamps, 3" dia; Gouache mini portrait of 19C young gentleman in formal attire, 3" x 2.5"; Miniature W/C portrait of St. Clair McIntosh, Lex KY aristocrat, great gilt frame, 3.5" x 3"; 19C silhouette of young woman; O/C Paris street scene, sgnd T. Wadlington, d.1954, 13x10; Oil on tin, folk painting of Jesus, 17x13; Sandpaper painting d.1865, sgnd, 9x11; Vict oval pastel of young woman; Erly 19C W/C of girl w/cat, 10x9, Great; 19C Calligraphy zebra drwng; Gouache of elegant woman w/dog, sgnd C. Blaize, d.1841; Pr. 19C watercolor portraits, initialed; O/C Indian portrait, Louis Speigel, 20x16, Unusual subject matter for Cinti's renown painter of clowns; Erly Currier & Ives print, "Trotting Mare Lucy"; O/C Erly oval scene of peasants & children on shore w/dogs, bonfire, bskts & sailing ships in port, 15" x 19", unsgnd, small repair; 3 Gaucho scenes drawn by South American artist Adolfo Artaggceytia, Great; O/B, Thomas Dryce, "Springtime," 1959, Lstd Cinti, 12"x15"; W/C, Thomas Dryce, Abstract #3 , Lstd Cinti, 16"x20"; O/C Fishing scene, sgnd G. Lyle, 20x15; Great primitive lndscp unsgnd, 20" x 32"; Pr. Lithos sgnd E.T. Snowcroft; W/C, sgnd by Robt. Fay, Cinti, Western scene w/cowboys on horseback, 15" x 9"; W/C, sgnd J. Haeder, Indian child, 9" x 7"; Guache of Cinti scene, sgnd Paul Ashbrook, 10x12½; Guache, sgnd Floyd Berg, lstd Cinti, 10x14; Woodblock print, sgnd Anita Fenton, Cinti; 3 Mural type O/B of nautical scenes; Watercolor seascape w/distant ships, sgnd H. G. Gusset, 12x19; 2 Russian O/C sgnd snowscenes; O/C Russian impressionist landscpe of birch trees, sgnd; Downtown Cinti print, 1874; Erly framed print, "Capture of the Boone Girls"..


Two great Sarouks: approx. 9'x12' & 5'x8'; Great oriental w/incredible detail & color, 33"x27"; c.1900 Orientals, 9'x12', 10'x14'; Hnd woven Penna runner; Chinese deco runner, 2.5'x9'; Nice Bijar wool rug, 9'x7'; 3 Small c.1920's Navajo rugs; Offering of Oriental rugs: Several area, Runner, Nice 6x9..


Hand painted porcelain plaque, peasant boy w/straw hat eating a peach, 6"x4", Sgnd, mrkd Germany, old paper label, back reads Nirolo mach Blaas, in great original pierce-carved frame with twisting leaves & stems, Terrific Artwork & Execution; Pr. c.1850 French porcelain rustic rural figurals, colorful polychrome, atop Rococo Revival bases, 10"h, restoration to arm; Bing & Grohdahl vase, monumental example 16"h w/detailed evening Venetian sailing ship scene w/ sailor on board, mrkd B&G, Made In Denmark, 4989/19, old paper label, Outstanding Artwork, Pristine Condition; c.1810 Small Armorial Chinese export dish in blue & white; Ornate Drssr set mrkd. 'Amerith' w/HP medallions; Depose French porcln figural; Ornate glass bead candlesticks; Bradely & Hubbard Inkwell, ornate brass tray w/faces supports, 2 ornate inkwells, mrkd B&H, 7034; 18C Dutch Brass handled chamber stick; Srvc for 12 porcelain & sterling demitasse set; Sevres enameled drssr box w/portrait; Pr. Clarice Cliff plates, 'Ophelia' ptrn; Pr 19 Fancy French porcelain vases in the style of Longwy, mrkd L&C Co, CP, 8"h; Hand Painted portrait on porcelain of French composer Bizet, sgnd Mirabeau, in orig brass frame, 4" oval; Hutschenreuther Figurals: Dancing Girls, Boy on Horse, 1940's Mother & Child, Cherubs, Angels, more.. 9 HP Dresden cups & saucers; Old Majolica face mug, Great; Wedgwood jard, Lrg form on three scrolled feet, dsgn of leaves & vines in brilliant aqua & white, impressed Wedgwood, ink mark K3858, 12"d x 11"h; Meissen 12" charger, "134"; Pr. Fine QA brass sticks; Erly Staffordshire china; Pr turned cathedral cndl stnds, 38"h; c.1820 King's Rose plate; Buffalo Deldare hunt scene 10" plt; 2 Rosenthal vases; HP prcln Egyptian portrait teacup; 9" gong w/3 frogs in boat dsgn; 3pc Brass ornate clock set w/full cherubs, two 5-light candelabra, later; Outstanding copper footed samovar; Majolica Art Nouveau jard & ped w/maiden riding dolphin; Nice Chinese Canton group; Erly Wedgwood creamware cntr bwl, 14"d; HP Limoges plntr, sgnd d. 1891; Bronze figural "Dance Hall Girl" sgnd S.L. Heikka, '75, atop marble base, 11"h; 104 Pc set Noritake China in classic design, 'Made In Occupied Japan'; HP Nippon pillow vase, orchid dsgn; Miniature Vict hand mirror; Danish prcln shell bwl & underplt w/HP seagulls; Vict paper mache: Tiny MOP inlaid box & Unusual fluted tray w/metallic inlay; Lot of 2 Vict MOP calling card cases, 1 w/strlng trim; Bradley & Hubbard bronze "Harvard" bookends; Royal Doultons: Repose HN2272; Victoria HN2471; Country Lass HN1991; Bedtime HN1978; Toby: Sairey Gamp D5528; Nice group of Vict brass incl: pr. 6" sticks, owl match safe, more.. Flow blue bowl; Highly ornamental pr brass tie-backs; Staffordshire Parian ware: Bust of Virgil, mrkd B&T Bevington, Bust of beautiful woman, 9"h; 2 vases w/blue drape dsgn; English figural pitcher w/bearded man, helmet lid & dragon hndl, lustre highlights; 2 Erly Rosenthal HP plts; Limoges crvd box; Haviland crvd jar; 2 tall ornate brass cndlstnds; Ornate Vict drssr set w/fancy case; Crvd ivory bust of woman w/jug; Strlng-rimmed Delft vase; Noritaki Dresden ptrn tray; Pr. Fancy HP plts w/gold trim; 5 demitasse C&S; Irish Belleek brown mark tree trunk vase; Doulton Lambeth ewer..


Outstanding tramp art photo/trinket box w/5 frames & 7drwrs, velvet cvrd frnt & back, Very Special; Champion Churnworks cream churn in red grain pnt, orig stenciling; 18C Courting mirror w/orig glass; Folk art crvd church w/sliding steeple bell; Erly chalkware cat & bird on pedestal; Outstanding Vict iron doll bed, replicates full-size bed in every detail incl mini rails, mrkd Chicago Art Bed Co; Horn handle cane w/7 applied horseshoes; Vict childs push sleigh w/tufted seat, orig paint; Vict doll pram; Great Victorian wicker pram w/stick & ball accents, orig finish; Framed crocheted portrait of Teddy Roosevelt, Great; 3 Great miniature bskts; Folk art double mirror, fully pierce crvd w/birds, fruit, blossoms, Great; Fine push-up hog scraper cndlsticks w/copper rings; Tiger maple rolling pin; Fluted burled bwl; Amish attributed log cabin crib quilt; Blue & purple Amish quilt; Old CI match keeper w/hngng grouse, rabbit & shoulder bag; Folk art child's pegged chr; Oversized post-prohibition beer glass w/8 detailed prohibition scenes & slogans, 11"H; CI Horseshoe trivet, 1894; Folk art bellhop ashstand; Folk art HP jug..


Old Oriental game in crvd ivory box; Nice Satsuma vase; 10" Cloisonne vase; Crvd ivory figure of man & dog; Cloisonne Geisha figural; Pr Old Oriental plaques..


Leather bound History of Cinti & Hamilton Co; 1st Ed Land of Oz by Baum, Ex Con; Elbert Hubbard scrap bk; 13 vols Elbert Hubbard's "Little Journeys," Lot of 4 "Little Journeys"; Roycroft book lot incl "The Philistine"..


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