FINE ANTIQUES & DECORATIVE ARTS 
AT AUCTION

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2001
CINCINNATI, OHIO
[EASTERN SUBURB OF MONTGOMERY]

FINE EARLY AMERICAN & VICTORIAN FURNITURE - PAINTINGS - AMERICAN ART POTTERY - LAMPS & LIGHTING - SILVER - EARLY CINCINNATI PEWTER - CLOCKS - A&C METAL - PORCELAINS - STATUARY & GARDEN - AMERICANA - TRAMP ART - TOYS - DOLLS

FURNITURE

Elegant 10 pc Chippendale style dining set: Tbl & 4 leaves, arm chr & 5 side chrs, China w/full fancy lattice, impressive sdbrd, server, all on dramatic claw & ball feet, scroll & acanthus crvng, fancy edging, orig ornate brass, Outstanding; Victorian: Rosewood: 1 drawer curio shelf w/spooled uprights & 12 tall finials; Walnut: Two fine pierce-carved sofas; Elegant fully pierce crvd MT tbl, 45"w, Outstanding; 5pc bedroom, grained Rosewood finish, Dbl bed, KD Armoir, Dresser & High Boy w/mirror, MT Washstnd, Serpentine fronts, all orig ornate brasses, fancy carved & applied trim, washstand painted otherwise all in great orig finish; Renaissance Revival tbl w/cookie corner MT & fancy burling; Unique EL pierce crvd burled wal child's crib, Outstanding; EL drop lid ladies desk, fancy crown & fitted interior; Washstnd w/OG cut MT, fancy backsplash & fruit pulls; Dresser w/leaf & nut pulls. fancy skirt, cndl stnds, glove bxs & carvd crown; Rosewood grain-painted tall double bed w/pierce carved crown; Mantle top w/carved grotesque lion flanked by 4 reeded colums; Side chair w/carved 'Minerva' head at crown; 2 Fancy burled walnut side tbls.. Oak: Oak 3-door Victorian bookcase over 3-drwr base, orig ornate brasses, rope-twist edging, spoon-carvd floral medallions, beaded trim & paneled sides, 7'2"h x 6'w, Great Victorian Bookcase; Fancy tiger oak china cab w/carved griffin heads; Berkey & Gay oak sideboard w/2 carved heads & 3 lion heads, rich original finish; Outstanding matched pair of Globe-Wernicke 5-stack oak bookcases.. Mahogany: Outstanding Cincinnati-made dental cabinet, multiple pnled doors & drwrs, 2 Wernicke-style lift doors expose custom slide trays & porcelain inserts all flanked by 2 full columns, upper bout w/3 mirrored doors, brass tag reads: "Sam'l A. Crocker, Cinti"; Elegant erly 19C tilt-top screen w/hand painted courting scene under glass, wide pierced & shell-carvd edging on reeded stem & heavily carvd 3-foot base, Great; Flamed Empire table w/fancy string inlay; Early flip top table w/turned stem; Empire sewing cab w/crotch fronts; Set men's & ladies' mah crvd roseback chrs.. FINE EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE: Pine pewter cupboard w/ "Eagle & Ribbon" drop pulls on bracket feet; Elegant c.1830's Cherry drop-front secretary, top w/2 drs ovr 2 drwrs, fitted interior, rich patina; Mid 19C flamed walnut 3 drwr chest w/scrolled skirt, brass escutcheons, 3-compartment glove box & orig 'Blossom' Sandwich glass pulls; Early walnut linen press; Great child's dome-top trunk in old red over mustard paint; Early linen press in old red paint, 82"h x 44"w, Great; c1850 CT high-back rocker w/original stenciling; c.1830 Cherry & Bird's Eye Maple country chest w/half pilasters on bun feet; Dough box w/fancy skirt & storage compartment; New England DL tble; 3 New England spindle-back chairs.. More Furniture: Louis XV style bureau plat w/drwr & beautifully inlaid top; Nest of 3 Fancy French carved tbls w/floral painting; Fancy French-style side table w/floral & scroll inlay, pierce carved skirt, carved shells & wings to glass top edging; Ornate tri-fold mirror; Fancy old cast iron side tlb on 3 paw feet w/grotesque heads, chain drops & round top; Wal pad foot DL tbl; Vict stained glass floral window; Humpback settee w/curled arms & fancy carved trim; Black lacquered standing silver chest w/9 fitted drwrs atop cabriole legs; Nice marble pedestal.. Erly cane back sofa w/claw & ball feet; 19C CI folding fancy campaign bed; Six-leg Oriental tbl on paw feet w/deeply carved village scene.. 

PAINTINGS

Vast Selection Of Oils & Watercolors. Oils & watercolors by the following listed artists: Elizabeth H. Alke; Benno Becker; G. M. Kesslere; Allesandro Castelli; Emil Fuchs; G. Maillard Keslere; Edw. W. Nevil; Bessie Hoover Wessel; Milton Lowell; Cornelia Cassidy Davis; Eleanor Graham; E. Hodgson Smart; Edw. Fitzgerald; Martin Rettig; Emma Mendenhall; E.W. Nevil; Wm. McKendree Snyder; Gomez Gil; Rare Baltimore screen painting; Hudson Valley school examples.. Watercolor Bert Cassidy, Indian village scene; O/C, c.1910, 'The Pool', Indian brave on horse at watering hole, Nicely Done; O/B Striking impressionist work of iris & lilies, sgnd; O/C Set of 3 signed river scenes by J. Quinlan, d.'32; Works by Cedric Chang, Paul Wilhelm, Jacques Land, Cinti;c.1950's, French Modernist still life, unsigned, from the Huntington Natl Bank Coll; Lrg folk art quilt painting; 2 Oil & 2 watercolor African American folk art paintings; 2 Very well done oil still life paintings; Large sgnd O/C, female nude; Pr. Folk Art paintings on slate; Other early folk art oils; Victorian oil portraits..

AMERICAN ART POTTERY

Rookwood: 20+ Pcs Incl: Signed Vases By F. Rothenbusch; L. Epply; S. Coyne; A. Spraque; M. Daly; J. Jensen, V. Tischler; E. Foertmeyer.. Bookends, Framed Tile, Wall Pocket, Commercial vases.. Roseville incl RV Carnelian I floor vase, Pr Iris mantle vases, Foxglove Jard.. Weller: Hudson, Ivory Ped; R. Wiescarver 16"h vase; Fulper vase.. 

LAMPS & LIGHTING

Pairpoint Lamp, reverse pntd shade of evening harbor scene w/full moon, 10+boats, incl detailed tall ship w/rigging, lighthouse, fishermen & distant village, sgnd 16"d shade. Ornate footed brass base impressed Pairpoint, D3069. 22"h, 2 chips to rim; A&C table lamp, bronze base w/3 paw foot stems w/hairy fetlocks support leaded shade in blue, green & white, 'chunk' glass, hammered finial in design of 5 pods, 24"h x 17"d shade, Striking Bronze Detail, Great Lamp; Reverse painted table lamp, Art Nouveau base of bronzed metal w/swirled vertical leaves in rich orig dark brown/green patina supports 8 reverse painted 'chipped ice' panels, each with 2 lily pads & blossoms, pods & ferns in yellow, green, red, black & teal, 19"d x 25"h, Large & Elegant Lamp; Art Nouveau lamp, beautiful draped woman w/mandolin, sgnd Aug Moleau, Paris, Fr, 21"h; Brilliant cut crystal lamp, w/dome shade & hangng lustres, 10"d x 19"h; Ornate oil lamp mrkd 'Maple, London'; Sev erly carriage lamps; Erly brass lantern; Erly WI floor lamp; 12-light brass chandelier.. 

MORE ART

Many fine large lithographs and etchings including C & I Dark Town Fire Brigade; Several early portraits of Henry Clay & Ashland; Lrg 19C photo portraits; Maxfield Parrish "Garden of Allah" 14"x30" orig frame & label; Erly litho portrait of George Washington in ornate oval frame; Pr Lithos by Benson Moore, sgnd; 19C Litho of 'First American Railway Train'.. 

STATUARY & GARDEN

From the Estate of Walter Johnson: Great Selection of cast iron urns & objects in many sizes & shapes.. More: Outstanding pr bronze 3' long fountain dolphins; Stone bust by Cincinnati sculptor Sanford Blank, 14"h, sgnd; Beautifully carved alabaster bust of draped man, approx 30"h.. 

SILVER

Outstanding 20.5" sterling vase trophy by Black, Starr & Frost w/high relief flower dsgn; Coll of Ky. & Cinti Coin & Sterling incl sugar tongs by J.S. Stephens. From the Family of Civil War General John Buford: Ladles: 14" Kinsey; 12" Loomis; 9" Poindexter; Set 10 coin forks by E. Meade; More Silber: Poindexter tbl spoon; 12 dinner forks by T.G. Calvert; 6 Teaspns by Drayer; Other makers include G. Hellebush, E.& D. Kinsey, G. Stewart, Fletcher & Bennett, Garner & Winchester, Gorham; Ornate Vict inkwell/desk set; Ornate Vict cruet set; Sterling Service for 12 by Alvin, 61pcs incl srvng spoons; Sterling candelstcks 9"h; 24" Silver plate fancy floral bskt; More..

PEWTER

Selection Of Early Cinti Pewter: H. Homan 4pc Serving Set: 11" coffee, 8"tea, C&S; D.B. Woodworth 4pc Serving Set: 11" coffee, 10" tea, C&S, hinged lids, post hndls; Whale oil finger lamp mrkd Sellew & Co., 10" Fluted bwl mrkd Flagg & Homan; 4pc condiment set, more.. Vict plated water pitcher mrkd. Cinti, OH; 16" Pewter stein on 3 cherub feet w/lion finial to lid.. Arts & Crafts Metal: Roycroft bronze letter opener; Bronze 3pc desk set in 'Indian' ptrn, mrkd JB; Hand-hammered Copper: 2 btl ink well & blotter; Great hinged box; Footed covered dish mrkd. W.M. Mounts.. 

CLOCKS

Luman Watson Cinti. tall case clock w/untouched painted face; Ornate Royal Bonn porcelain clock; French Morbier w/hand-painted face clock; Seth Thomas mini-mantle clock, 4 jewels, bvld glass front, 9"w x 4"h..

CHINA GLASS & FINERY

Amphora vase, hnd pntd thistle decoration & cobalt draping to folded top all w/raised gold outlining, mrkd Amphora, Turn-Teplitz, Austria 16"h, Outstanding size & quality; Majolica jardinière & pedestal.. Steuben: Compote, white opalescent glass w/gold iridescent interior, polished pontil, 6"x6" & 6 each of champagne, wine & water, sgnd w/orig wrap & boxes, like new.. Lalique vase, monumental form w/etched landscape decoration, 20"h x 12"d; Three erly signed pcs Labino glass; Cut crystal 12" vase; 2 19C Lithopanes in great CI frames: Greek Metropolis & Hunt scene; Hutschenreuther nude figural, mrkd Sonnenkind, H. Tutter, 13"h; Porcelain stein, form of beautiful young girl's head w/flowing hair & leaves, mrkd Musterschutz; Euro porcelain center bwl w/applied flora; Hand painted oval porcelain portrait of angel in dramatic hand carved frame, 5"x4"; Unusual porcelain dragon hndl ewer; Lrg set, approx 100pcs. Flow blue Ridgway "Edgewater" c.1905; HP Bavarian platter w/gold edging; 20" Flow blue plttr, Cauldon Eng; 14 Wedgwood "Patrician" dinner plates; Wonderfully decorated Vict wash set; Ornate HP Nippon tea set; HP Czech porcelain demitasse set for 6; Other HP china pcs.. Two great English Penang platters, 20" & 18"; Large Aesthetic Movement platter mrkd. 'Melbourne'; Carlsbad charger sgnd Kaufmann; Victoria Austria hnd pntd charger; Cybus porcelain bust of Gwenivier 12"h & child clown; Limoges hnd pntd perfume; 2 Erly china spittoons; Old milk glass; Old paperweights; Japanese bronze Cloissene vase; Oxblood Cloissene vase over silver, c.1890 sgnd "Ando"; Oriental terra cotta umbrella stand, 24"h; Ornate samovar mrkd "Loysel's"; 3 Nice HP Nippon vases.. 

AMERICANA & MORE

Nice early rosewood lap desk; Old burled sewing box; Coll of Edwardian beaded purses; Great small Enterprise wheeled coffee mill; Edwardian oak & silver collar box; Child's 19C wicker pull cart; Crvd wood frame barometer; Vaudeville magician's "Fountain of Fire" stage effect light, c1880, Great; Post Card album full of Black Memorabilia cards; Bronze bookends, Western scene of 2 cowboys mrkd 'Solid Bronze'; Erly Admiral Dewey commemorative glass pitcher w/crossed swords, cannons, & cannonballs; Baseball figural of vintage pitcher in wind-up position, signed Clem Spam, cold metal atop walnut base; Old watercolor map Dayton & Cinti; Barnum & Bailey adv in great frame; Erly & unusual nutmeg grater; 19thC sailor's trinket box; Set of 5 copper measures; Erly CI kettles; Pr. Large RR signal lanterns w/blue & red prisms; Outstanding erly ship diorama; Brass auto lamps & horns; Folk art wood carvings; Erly tin ware incl miner's lamp; #2 Daisy churn; Emerson Radio; English felt hat w/ case; Sev. drawers of magic lantern slides & cards; FDR paper political hat..Tramp Art: Fine selection of outstanding frames, boxes & stands; Folky recumbent alligator..

TOYS

Ives: # 6012 Merchant Marine Ship, #4013 Scout Patrol boat & #5009 Ocean Liner, all IOB; Steiff hand puppets; 9.5" Large CI bank building w/eagle finial; Grand Jewel Safe bank; Clown Book of Knowledge mechanical bank; Erly hobby horse in original paint.. Nice wicker doll buggy.. 

DOLL COLLECTION

22" Simon Halbig, new body comp/wood, #540; 23" Bisque head, kid body; 24" Morimura Bros; Bisque head, kid body, AM[?] mold #190; Bisque Kestner [?] character baby 17"; 22" China head, cloth bdy; American Character 'Petite' 21"; Effanbee Compo: Ann Shirley 19"; Patsy Ann 18"; 2 Bubbles 22" & 19"; R&B 21"; More Compos: Boy 20"; Patsy Ann Look-Alike 19"; Happy Baby 26"; Hard Plastic: Twins: Ideal 22" Saucy Walkers; Ideal P-91,16"; P-92,19"; Vintage canopy doll bed w/canopy..

RUGS & TEXTILES

Nice selection of semi-antique area rugs; Erly paisley coverlet; Lrg erly coverlet, "d. 1840, Delhi," Bird & Willow ptrn; Nice log cabin quilt; Crocheted bedsprd w/portraits of G. Washington & flags..

STUART HOLMAN
AUCTIONEER