Spring Select Auction 2007

Lots 257-286

257. Tiffany sterling deep-bowl serving scoop in Japanese/Audubon 1871 pattern, decorated top and bottom, pierced bowl with ruffled edge, marked M TIFFANY & Co STERLING PAT. 1871, 8.5", 2.8oz troy, insignificant scratches and wear. 600-800
258. Tiffany sterling berry scoop serving in Japanese/Audubon 1871 pattern, decorated top and bottom, fluted edge to bowl, monogram to reverse, marked M TIFFANY & Co STERLING PAT. 1871, 9.5", 2.9oz troy, minor scratches and wear. 600-800
259. Tiffany sterling fish server in Japanese/Audubon 1871 pattern, decorated top and bottom, gold wash bowl with ruffled upper edge, marked M TIFFANY & Co STERLING PAT. 1871, 11", 4.8oz troy, minor scratches, 50% loss to gold wash. 600-800
260. Tiffany sterling ice tongs, bird claw form, Vine-Daisy pattern, open holly leaves and berries to bowl, monogram, hinge as is, marked Tiffany & Co Sterling, 5.75", 3.4oz troy. 400-600
261. Herschede sterling punch bowl with ornately reticulated rim and base including blossoms with detailed centers, leaves, ferns, and acanthus, marked Frank Herschede Sterling 31 29, Saint George hallmark, 7.25"h x 10.5"d, 32.1oz troy, insignificant scratches. Sells with twelve S. Kirk & Son sterling punch cups, 2.5"h, 42oz troy, very good condition. 1,000-1,500
262. Pair of Georgian sterling sauce boats, gadrooned bowls, ball feet, London hallmarks include crowned leopard, king's head, makers mark and date mark, c.1808, handles wrapped, 5"h x 8"w x 4"d, 24.9oz troy, bases marked Freihofer. 1,200-1,800
263. S. Kirk & Son sterling coffee service, urn form bodies with urn finials and scrolled handles, all marked S. KIRK & SON STERLING 4196. 11" coffee pot,  9" teapot, 7.5" sugar, 7.5" cream. Atop round sterling tray, 14" marked S. KIRK & SON STERLING 4114. 119.4oz troy, excellent condition. 1,500-2,000
264. c.1830 mahogany Empire shaving mirror, dramatic ropetwist uprights with ball-topped spire finials, cut corner base on bun feet, beautifully figured base, several expected separations to frame, 28"h x 26"w x 11"d. 350-550
265. Tiger maple rocking chair, spectacular and vivid flamed graining with birdseye accents, classic curled arm construction, replaced rungs possibly cherry, excellently refinished, newly caned seat and back, 42"h x 21"w x 33"d. 250-350
266. c.1830s American tiger maple two drawer stand, nicely turned legs, bow front drawers, 1" single drawer top, 28"h x 23"w x 18"d, a good honest American stand. Condition: expected stains to top, worn finish to knobs, overall excellent. 700-900
267. Exceptional carved walnut Victorian turtle top table. Four separate carvings to skirt, each a variation on love birds in and around a nest with eggs, oak leaves, pods, and trumpet blossoms. Each knee is deeply carved with a squirrel climbing branches with nuts and leaves, towards the nests. Pierced stretcher with central urn finial filled with fruit and nuts topped by a squirrel pinning down a bird. 29.5"h x 44" x 31". Condition: minor loss to one bird, refinished, top pristine, superb overall. 2,000-3,000
268. Walter Meyer design sterling five-light candelabra with ball and bud motif, split-stem arms, reticulated base of stem, marked STERLING, 11.25"h x 12"d, 30.3oz troy, excellent condition. 800-1,200
269. Pair of Walter Meyer design sterling candelabra with ball and bud motif, split-stem arms and center scroll, each marked STERLING with wagon wheel hallmark, 8"h x 10"w, 32.3oz troy, excellent condition. 1,500-2,000
270. Dramatic Danish Modern style sterling coffee service, marked STERLING 950 EP S. Coffee pot 11.25", 2lb 3.8oz, missing one handle ring; teapot 9.75", 2lb; cream pitcher, 5", 9.8oz; lidded two-handle sugar, 5.5", 14.9oz; sugar tongs, 4.5", 1.9oz. 1,000-1,500
271. Pair of sterling footed bowls with gadrooned sides and feet, c.1891, hallmarks, 4.5"h x 6.75"d, 24.8oz troy, minor scratches to interiors. 300-500
272. Large S. Kirk & Son sterling two handled tray, stepped rim, minor scratches, marked S. KIRK & SON STERLING 4132, 25" x 17.5", 94.8oz troy. 1,000-1,500
273. S. Kirk & Son sterling round serving tray, 4118A, 18"d, 69.6oz troy, scratches. 700-1,000
274. S. Kirk & Son sterling round serving tray, 4114, 14"d, 37.9oz troy, scratches. 400-600
275. S. Kirk & Son sterling round serving tray, 4112, 12"d, 25.4oz troy, insignificant scratches. 250-350
276. Pair of Herschede sterling candlestands with bobeches, repousse decoration of acanthus scrolls, reeded stem, lobed base, 10", bases marked FRANK HERSCHEDE STERLING 1535 with hallmark, stems slightly bent. Each stick weighs 2lbs, 1.2oz. They are not marked as weighted, but we assume they are. 500-800
277. Gorham sterling bowl, deeply rounded acanthus and wheat-shock decoration to rim, swirled sides, base marked with lion-anchor-G hallmarks STERLING A2227, monogram, scratch to bottom, dents, 14.6oz, 10.25"d x 3"h. 150-200
278. Wallace sterling trumpet vase, ribbed sides, lobed rim, weighted base, marked Wallace Sterling R-25, 12"h, excellent condition. 250-350
279. Sterling water pitcher, classic form, leaf thumb grip to handle, marked International Sterling 4 1/4 PTS, 9"h, 23.4oz troy, excellent condition. 250-350
280. Sterling water pitcher, classic form with linear accents to rim and foot, 3.5 pints, marked STERLING 1282 with wreath hallmark, 8.75"h, 21.8oz troy, minor dings and scratches. 250-350
281. Louis XV style eight drawer lingerie chest, 20th century, cut corner mottled marble top, ormolu mounts, ornate brass wreath ring hardware, 52"h x 30"w x 15"d, 1" loose veneer bottom left side, loss to finish on cabinet fronts and corners. 1,500-2,000
282. Tiffany bronze counter balance desk lamp with damascene shade. Base in original dark brown to green patina, two curved arms support shade and counter weight ball, 5"d at base, marked TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 417, one replaced fitter screw, minor scratches and patina losses. Iridescent Favrile shade, light and dark green beneath Damascene swirl in gold and magenta, fitter signed L.C.T., 7"d, chips at fitter not visible when lamp is assembled, minor air bubbles. A beautiful Tiffany lamp. 6,000-8,000
283. Arts and Crafts table lamp, textured Handel base with floral leaded glass shade, raised HANDEL mark to base, acorn pulls, 22"hx 19"d, excellent condition. 1,000-2,000
284. Carved limestone architectural element from the old Serpent House in the Cincinnati Zoo, 1920s, featuring Bacchus surrounded by grapes and leaves, 18"h x 16.5"w at top, 11"w at bottom, relief carving is 4" deep, both horns missing tips, minor loss at left nostril. 1,500-2,500
285. Stained and leaded glass Arts & Crafts window in oak frame, red blossoms, green and mottled orange leaves, leaded stems with jewels, three part linear border of green, beveled clear, and yellow glass. 20.5" x 20.5" within 24.5" x 24.5" oak frame, excellent condition. 300-400
286. Arch top leaded and stained glass window, central medallions with grape cluster and leaves surrounded by overlapping geometric shapes in blue and red, with mottled segments in shades of green, caramel and violet. 50"h x 23"w glass in 54.25" x 27" frame. One 0.5" x 0.25" loss, several minor losses and cracks, overall sound. Frame joints bound by metal straps and screws. 400-600