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September 14 Exceptional Estates Auction. Clearwater, Florida FL

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10900 US Highway 19 N, Suite B, Clearwater, Florida, 33764. USA. tel: 727-546-0200

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14th Sep, 2019
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September 14th Exceptional Estates AuctionSaturday September 14th at noon.Preview Friday 9/13 2-6pm and day of auction at 10AM until auction begins.400 lots of art, glass, antique, historic and collectible items. This month's highlights include: A large collection of Contemporary Art Glass by Chris Nowak, Gavin Heath, Tosi and others Contemporary Art including a Daphne Odjig original painting, works by Ferjo, Chihuly, Erte and others Antique paintings by Joe Selby, Johan Berthelsen, Reinagle and many others 8 Kinetic Statues by Frederick Prescott, Various Sizes Collection of 17th and 18th Century prints including Etchings and Engravings Selection of Ralph Lauren lamps and decor Many fine watches including Patek Philippe, Rolex, Longines, Omega and others Gold and Sterling silver jewelry and flatware, including Native American jewelry Chinese and Asian art and antiques, including porcelain, jade, bronzes and a large rain drum Antique Chinese and Japanese Ivory Historic Florida items from a distinguished private collectionOnline bidding available on our app and at Live Auctioneers and Invaluable. Not local? No problem -- we can ship some items worldwide and provide you with a list of shippers for the other items. Phone bids ($100 minimum) and absentee bids accepted for pre-registered bidders.

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1950s Tampa SILVER BAR ALE Advertising Sign

Scarce original vintage embossed foil Florida beer advertising sign on thick board from Southern Brewing of Tampa. Framed to 12"...

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LeCoultre Atmos Mantel Clock, IBM

Swiss Jaeger LeCoultre Atmos mantle clock presented to an employee of IBM in 1968 for 25 years of service, plaque attached....

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TC OSHLISH Navajo Kachina Bolo Tie

Sterling silver and turquoise bolo tie by Navajo silversmith Oshlish. Kachina mask in center. Disk measures about 2-3/4" diameter.

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1790s British Tower Flintlock .75 Cal Pistol

Original 18th century pistol from the reign of King George III. 9" long barrel, .75 caliber smoothbore. Lock will not engage, but...

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Navajo Sterling Trade Necklace, Signed

Sterling Native American necklace with large central pendant. Somewhere between a trade necklace and a squash blossom....

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Antique Chinese Ivory Relief Carved Snuff Bottle

Old elephant ivory snuff bottle, Chinese, with carved wood base (affixed with sticky gum, not permanent). Measures about 4-1/8"...

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Natural 1.47 ct Emerald 18k WG Ring

1.47 carat natural emerald surrounded by .48 carats of diamonds set in 18k white gold. Size 6-1/2. Comes with retail replacement...

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14k Gold Charm Bracelet Locket Pendants

Vintage charm bracelet in 14k yellow gold with four locket charms, two with garnets. Excellent condition -- lids all hold very...

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14K BLUE TOPAZ, DIAMOND & PEARL Art Deco Necklace

14K yellow gold necklace contains one pear faceted blue topaz, 8.00 Ct. Approx. 52 round single cut diamonds, .50 Ct. Approx....

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12 Tennessee & Kentucky Arrowheads

Old estate collection of arrowhead points, found in Tennessee and Kentucky in the 1950s-60s. Range in size from 1 1/8" to 2 3/8"....

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12 Tennessee & Kentucky Arrowheads

Old estate collection of arrowhead points, found in Tennessee and Kentucky in the 1950s-60s. Range in size from 1 1/4" to 3 3/4"....

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DANIEL LOTTON Lamp, Pulled Feather

Beautiful pulled feather blown art glass lamp by Daniel Lotton, with matched shade and pillar. Pink, green and blue iridescent...

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14K RUBY & DIAMOND Ring

14K yellow gold ring contains 3 round brilliant cut and baguette cut diamonds .65 Ct. Approx. Rated I1-I2 in clarity and H-I in...

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14K DIAMOND Men's Ring

14K yellow gold ring contains 3 round brilliant cut diamonds .25 Ct. Approx. Rated VS in clarity and H-I in color.Weight: 11.7...

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Navajo ANN CURLEY Sterling Cuff Bracelet

Sterling silver cuff bracelet with large black cabochon surrounded by alternating amethyst and turquoise stones. Measures 2-3/8"...

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Peking Glass Cameo Vase, Red on White

Red Peking cameo glass vase with butterfly design. Circa early to mid-20th century. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks or...

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Peking Glass Cameo Vase, Red on White

Red Peking cameo glass vase with ginkgo leaf design. Circa early to mid-20th century. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks...

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Peking Glass Cameo Vase, Red on White

Red Peking cameo glass vase with foliate and bird design. Circa early to mid-20th century. Excellent condition with no chips,...

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HAWKES 19th Hole Golf Cocktail Decanter

Enormously rare piece of signed Hawkes crystal. This is a tall (16-3/8") handleless decanter -- rather like a graduated cylinder...

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19C Chinese Export SACRED BIRD BUTTERFLY C/S Sets

Set of 12 cup and saucer sets, circa 1810-20, decoration known as "Sacred Bird & Butterfly," a Chinese export pattern that was so...

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19C Chinese Export SACRED BIRD BUTTERFLY Plates

Set of 8 plates, circa 1810-20, decoration known as "Sacred Bird & Butterfly," a Chinese export pattern that was so popular it...

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19C Chinese Export SACRED BIRD BUTTERFLY Bowl

Sculpted serving bowl, circa 1810-20, decoration known as "Sacred Bird & Butterfly," a Chinese export pattern that was so popular...

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BLUE ZIRCON & Diamonds 14k WG Ring

4.44 carat blue zircon surrounded by .50 carats of diamonds set in 14k white gold. Size 6-3/4. Comes with retail replacement...

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ART DECO PLATINUM DIAMOND Engagement Ring

Platinum ring contains 1 round transitional cut diamond, .65 Ct. Approx. Rated VS1 in clarity and I in color. 2 round full cut...

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JOHANN BERTHELSEN, New York in Winter

Oil on board painting by Johann Berthelsen (American, 1883-1972) showing a New York City street scene in the snow. American flags...

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GREG T. SMITH, Taos Sterling Cuff Bracelet

Channel inlay sterling silver cuff bracelet, signed "Greg T. Smith" and "Taos" to the interior. Very good condition with minor...

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Mexican Folk Art Carved Wooden Mermaid

Carved folk art wooden mermaid holding a shell, likely Mexican. Hand painted. Measures 24" at it's longest. Circa early to...

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Large Wavecrest Dresser Box, CF Monroe

Wavecrest dresser box in blue with floral accents. Red stamped Wavecrest mark under base with C.F.M. Co. for C. F. Monroe...

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HERMAN GIESEN, Original Illustration Art

Original illustration painting by Herman Giesen showing what appears to be a gradiose demonstration in a World's Fair type...

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18th Century Dutch Brass Tobacco Box

Incise decorated Dutch tobacco box, book form, with humorous two-part cartoon on top and bottom. Depicts what appears to be a...

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STUART ABELMAN, Fish Tank Art Glass Paperweight

Spherical art glass sculpture depicting two fish. Designed to be displayed on a lighted stand, illuminating the interior of the...

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CHRIS HEILMAN, Coral Reef Series Glass

Art glass diorama statue by Chris Heilman (American, b. 1950), signed, dated 1996 and titled French Angels at base rim. Shows two...

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28 Tennessee & Kentucky Arrowheads

Old estate collection of arrowhead points, found in Tennessee and Kentucky in the 1950s-60s. Range in size from 1" to 3". All...

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GIULIANO TOSI, Murano Art Glass Bowl

Murano art glass bowl in reds and blues by Giuliano Tosi, signed under the base. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks or...

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MEISSEN Woven Porcelain Basket Weave Bowl

19th Century Meissen porcelain woven basket bowl. Floral central design. Marked under base with crossed swords. Excellent...

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Navajo Gold Vermeil Coral Bolo Tie

Signed in bear claw stamp with LT, this tooled vintage bolo tie appears to be gold plated over what is presumed to be sterling....

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1913 Florida Wanted Poster, Escaped Prisoner

Wanted poster, dated to 1913, for an escaped convicted murderer. Photographs pasted to brown paper mailer with stamp attached....

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BOOK: Osceola, Seminole War, 1838

OSCEOLA, or Fact and Fiction, A Tale of the Seminole War, by A Southerner (James Birchett Ransom), published by Harper &...

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BOOK: Songs & Ballads, American Revolution, 1856

Songs and Ballads of the American Revolution, with Notes and Illustrations, by Frank Moore, published by D. Appleton & Company,...

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Antique Gold Prospector Pan & RPPC

Antique Gold Rush prospector pan along with a real photo postcard of a prospector. Circa early 20th century. Pan measures 15"...

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LORRAINE LONG, Navajo Sterling Cuff Bracelet

Channel inlay sterling silver cuff bracelet, signed "Lorraine Long" and hallmarked in the interior. Cast metal with raised lizard...

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BRUCE MORGAN Sterling Buckle Lucchese Belt

Size 32 Lucchese American alligator belt with sterling silver buckle by Navajo silversmith Bruce Morgan (signed "B Morgan)....

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14K RUBY, PEARL & DIAMOND Parure

14K yellow gold ring/brooch/earrings contain 18 round full cut diamonds, .20 Ct. Approx. Rated VS in clarity and H-I in color. 21...

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W.C. ADDISON, Oil on Board, Florida Swamp

Early 20th century oil on board painting, signed W.C. Addison at lower right corner. Palm trees and egrets in a Florida swamp....

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Vintage Sterling Silver Tea Set, Austrian .935

Early to mid 20th century sterling silver set -- .935 purity -- with Austrian hallmarks. Coffee pot, teapot, creamer, sugar and...

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RALPH LAUREN Montgomery 16" Picture Light

Montgomery 16" picture light in polished nickel finish by Ralph Lauren. Model #RL2710PN. Very good condition with minor wear.

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18th Century French Faience Snuff Box & Jar

Late 1700s to early 1800s French lidded jar and snuff box, signed on bottoms. Snuff box measures about 3" wide. Both pieces in...

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HEREND Lion & Lamb Elephant Figurine

2002 Herend Kingdom Classic lion with lamb & 2001 Herend Guild Smithsonian Institution Asian elephant with trunk up, numbered...

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MICHAEL WILKINSON Temple Fragment Sculpture

Signed 1997 cast acrylic sculpture by Michael Wilkinson, titled "Temple Fragment", numbered #96/900. Some surface wear/scratches...

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PATEK PHILIPPE 18k Gold Pocket Watch

Antique Patek Phillippe pocket or pendant watch with guilloche enamel back. Case diameter 1-1/16". Fine condition, with minor...

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FREDERICK PRESCOTT Kinetic Metal Sculpture, Neon

Art metal kinetic sculpture by Frederick Prescott (American, b. 1949). Galaxy Drive In, with two enameled pendulums including a...

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JEREMY LOTTON Large Art Glass Purple Iris Vase

Jeremy Lotton large art glass purple iris vase. Signed on the bottom, J Lotton, 2002. Excellent condition, no cracks, chips or...

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KIT KARBLER & MICHAEL DAVID Art Glass Sculpture

Kit Karbler & Michael David (American, Contemporary) blown art glass, modernist sculpture / vase form. Signed and numbered...

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14K JADE Carved Floral Ring

14K yellow gold ring contains one carved cabochon of jade. Rose shaped accents on mount. Total weight: 7.4 grams. Size: 7.5

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Henry WELLS & William FARGO Signed Stock Cert

Original stock certificate hand-signed by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo. 12" x 8-1/4". Engraved stock certificate is for 46...

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1864 Civil War Union Army Draft Discharge

January 1864 document releasing a draftee from military service upon payment of $300. (By some estimates, this translates to...

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1861 Civil War Guard Roster

Guard roster and pay record for unidentified "Co K," commanded by a Capt. R.C. Bonds. Measures 11-1/4" x 15-3/4". Some holes and...

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TIFFANY VENETIAN Gilt Bronze Blotter Ends

Bronze Tiffany desk set blotter bars in the "Venetian" pattern. Each measures 19" long. Invicta coated. Circa 1920s. Tiffany...

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14K DIAMOND Tennis Necklace

14k yellow gold tennis necklace contains 125 round brilliant cut diamonds. DIamond weight: 7.00 Ct. Approx. Rated I1 in clarity...

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23 Arrowheads & Stone Tools

Old estate collection of arrowhead points, origin unknown. Likely from the midwest. Range in size from 1-1/2" to 3-1/2". All...

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JOE SELBY, Oil on Board Yacht Painting

Joe Selby (American, 1893-1960). Oil on board marine painting of a motor yacht. Titled "SINBAR" at center bottom. Signed and...

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JOE SELBY, Painting, USS Eagle 9 Patrol Boat

Joe Selby (American, 1893-1960). Gouache painting of the USS Eagle 9, a US Naval Patrol Craft. Signed and dated 1921 at lower...

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Chinese White Jade Bead Necklace 14k Clasp

Vintage pale, nearly white, jade bead necklace, measuring 23" long. Graduated beads from 6mm to 11mm. Fine condition. 14k white...

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14K RUBY & DIAMOND Pendant

14K yellow gold cross pendant contains 16 round brilliant cut diamonds, 1.50 Ct. Approx. Rated VS-SI in clarity and TLB in color....

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French SEVRES Porcelain Gilt Ormolu Urn

Antique bronze mounted French porcelain urn signed with Sevres "A" underglaze hallmark. Upper scene of man and woman is signed on...

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3 Antique pocket Watches, Elgin & Waltham

Three vintage pocket watches, two running, one not (but not overwound). The 21-jewel Elgin is not running. All three measures...

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Navajo or Zuni Sterling Cuff Bracelet, Signed

Heavy sterling silver cuff bracelet with stone inlay design. Likely Navajo or Zuni. Signed illegibly to the interior. Excellent...

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STUART ABELMAN Floral Art Glass Vase

2002 Stuart Ableman Floral Art Glass Vase. Vase is marked Abelman, VF690BES, 17, 2000. Excellent condition with slight shelf wear...

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ANDREW JOHNSON Promotions of Union War Hero

Four documents from the office of the president, including three Brevet promotions, recognizing John Egan, of the 1st US...

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ANDREW JOHNSON Signed Brigadier General Promotion

Document conferring the honorary rank (by Brevet) of Brigadier General to Lewis Richmond, who served on the staff of Union Major...

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ANDREW JOHNSON 3 Promotion Documents

Three documents promoting Charles R. Woods (1827-1885), including two by Brevet, Colonel and Brigadier General. (See Wikipedia...

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R.C. GORMAN, Lithograph, Signed/Limited

Lithograph by R.C. Gorman (1931-2005), titled "Evelyn." Signed, dated and limited (12/200) in the lower margin. Very good...

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Pair of Portraits of Murillo and Correggio

A pair of oval oil on board portraits of men. One depicting Italian Parma school painter Antonio da Correggio and one depicting...

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ANATOLE KRASNYANSKY, Mixed Media Original

Original watercolor and acrylic harlequin painting on paper by Anatole Krasnyansky (Ukrainian/American, b. 1930). Signed at lower...

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PETER ROBERT KEIL, Oil on Board, 1967

An early oil on board painting by Peter Robert Keil (German, b. 1942) depicting Lake Wannsee in Berlin Germany. Image shows...

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Canal Scene, O/B, Illegibly Signed

Nicely done European canal scene oil on board painting, signed illegibly at the lower right corner. Possibly "M. Larsh." Circa...

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AFFORTUNATO GORI Bronze Art Nouveau Nude Statue

Antique nude Art Nouveau period statue on a bronze base by artist Fortunato Gory (Italian/French, active 1895-1925). Signed "A....

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18C Continental Snuff or Trinket Box, Painted

Magnificently handpainted snuff box, likely 1700s to early 1800s, with cherubs painted around the coned lid, a landscape scene on...

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19C Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Pillow

Antique late 1800s handpainted Chinese pillow or head rest. Measures about 6-3/4" wide x 5" high. Fine condition, with minimal...

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Chinese Rose Medallion Fish Bowl, Ducks

Large antique Chinese hand decorated Rose Medallion fish bowl with scenes of ducks on the exterior and koi on the interior. Other...

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NAVAJO Sterling Silver Turquoise Pendant

Ornate silver work around large piece of turquoise, making a pendant (presumably for a squash blossom necklace) measuring about...

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Sterling Silver Inlaid Bolo Tie Signed poss Zuni

Inlaid Zuni or Navajo sterling silver bolo tie. Measures about 2-1/4" long. Signed with a joined MB.

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Breweriana, Piel's Beer Lighted Counter Sign

Lighted bar counter sign for Piel's Beer On Tap. Piels is/was brewed in Brooklyn, New York. Etched and reverse painted on glass...

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Breweriana, King's Beer Lighted Counter Sign

Lighted bar counter sign for King's Beer and Ale. Tagline: Fit for a King. Etched and reverse painted on glass along with a...

Lot 85
 
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FREDERICK PRESCOTT Kinetic Metal Sculpture, Neon

Art metal kinetic sculpture by Frederick Prescott (American, b. 1949). Two enameled pendulums, one with a just married couple in...

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Indo Persian Mughal Spiked Top Helmet

Known as a "top," this helmet likely dates from the 19th century, possibly earlier. Ornate (but difficult to photograph the...

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Indo Persian Khula Khud Devil Mask Helmet

Known as a "khula khud," or devil mask, this helmet likely dates from the 18th to 19th century, possibly earlier. Ornate (but...

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19C Chinese Gaming Chips Earrings, Pin

Antique, early 1800s Qing era mother of pearl Chinese gambling counters, set in 14k gold, including a pin and a pair of earrings,...

Lot 89
 
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MIKIMOTO Pearl Necklace, 18K Clasp

Vintage Mikimoto pearl necklace with gold clasp showing Mikimoto mark and "750" for 18k gold. Pearls measure 8mm. Necklace is 31"...

Lot 90
 
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FREDERICK PRESCOTT Kinetic Metal Sculpture

Art metal kinetic sculpture of a golfer by Frederick Prescott (American, b. 1949). Enameled pendulum depicts a golfer teeing off...

Lot 91
 
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FREDERICK PRESCOTT Kinetic Metal Sculpture

Art metal kinetic sculpture of a stock broker riding a bull by Frederick Prescott (American, b. 1949). Enameled pendulum depicts...

Lot 92
 
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STUART ABELMAN Paperweight Space Planets & Stars

Stuart Abelman art glass paperweight depicting planets & stars in space. Signed "Abelman GESP3-98 1999" on bottom edge. Designed...

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MAYAUEL WARD Space GEODE Solar System Paperweight

Mayauel Ward art glass paperweight depicting a blue Earth & clouds set in space surrounded by planets and stars of the solar...

Lot 94
 
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Antique Japanese Satsuma Ormolu Jardiniere

Large Meiji period satsuma handled planter with ornate ormolu mounts. Measures14-3/4" high and 16-1/2" handle-to-handle. Some...

Lot 95
 
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VICTOR KORECKI, Winter Landscape Painting

Victor Korecki (Polish/Russian Federation, 1890-1980) Cabin in the snow. Signed at lower left, Wictor Korecki. Oil on Board. Very...

Lot 96
 
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OMEGA WADSWORTH 14k Gold Watch

Vintage 1940s Omega Wadsworth 14k gold mens (or unisex) wristwatch. Runs when wound. 17j Omega movement. Unusual curved square...

Lot 97
 
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RAMSAY RICHARD REINAGLE, Pair of Portraits

Pair of portraits by Ramsay Richard Reinagle (English, 1775-1862). Signed at the upper left corner and dated 1830.Label verso of...

Lot 98
 
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ERTE, Salome Embossed Serigraph, Limited

Limited edition serigraph, titled "Salome" by Erte (Russian-French, 1892-1990). Embossed and foil-stamped design. Pencil signed...

Lot 99
 
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DALE CHIHULY, Mixed Media on Paper

Mixed media embellished print by Dale Chihuly, showing flowers in a vase. Titled "Evening Cool" and published by Portland Press...

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GARY MIRABELLE, Lifelike Security Guard

Cast resin life-like security guard with painting and costume by Gary Mirabelle (American, 20th/21st Century). Signed at the...