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Lot  442

THE ANDREW CLEMENS "ZABRISKIE" SAND BOTTLE C. 1888. Contained in a sealed glass pint size drug bottle, the front with an American eagle and American flag surrounded by pinwheels, hearts, and geometric panels above a multi-colored layered banded base of repeating patterns. The verso with roses, poppies, pinwheels and hearts beneath a dedicatory panel reading PRESENTED TO A. C. ZABRISKIE BY GEO. A. MAYFIELD. Underside with original printed label "Pictured Rock Sand, put up by A. Clemens, deaf mute McGregor, Iowa" and inscribed in pencil with the date 1888. Overall height 7.1 inches.

Estimate: $20,000 - 30,000  € 17,600 - 26,400
 
Lot  443

THE ANDREW CLEMENS "MARY" SAND BOTTLE, C. 1885. Contained in a sealed glass pint size drug bottle, the front with an American eagle and American flag within a framework of diagonal colored banding and diamond pattern above and organic flowing band of multi colored sands banded by repeating layered patterns. The verso with oval cartouche displaying a large bouquet of flowers encircling the name MARY and above, the shoulders draped in a repeating swag pattern. Underside with original printed label "Pictured Rock Sand, put up by A. Clemens, deaf mute McGregor, Iowa". Overall height 7 inches.

Estimate: $20,000 - 30,000  € 17,600 - 26,400
 
Lot  444
ROBERT ROBINSON (American 1886-1952)
Baseball Catcher -Illustration art for the cover of The Saturday Evening Post, October 1, 1910, edition.
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower margin and verso signed by artist and inscribed "Cover Baseball 4 Robinson"
31 inches x 26.5 inches
Estimate: $2,000 - 4,000  € 1,760 - 3,520
 
Lot  445
AIDEN LASSELL RIPLEY  (American 1896-1969)
Grouse on a Log -1949
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right, signed and titled on verso
27 inches x 40 inches
Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000  € 8,800 - 13,200
 
Lot  446
Attributed to  SAMUEL COLMAN (American 1832-1920)
Italian Harbor Scene -C. 1880
Oil on canvas
Perhaps trace signature lower right
22 inches x 27 inches (56 x 68 cm), unframed
Estimate: $800 - 1,200  € 704 - 1,056
 
Lot  447
MATHIAS JOSEPH ALTEN (American 1871-1938)
Oxen and Handler on the Beach, Cabañal -circa 1922
Oil on canvas unstretched
Signed lower right M. ALTEN CABANAL
16 inches x 20 inches
Estimate: $1,500 - 2,500  € 1,320 - 2,200
 
Lot  448

BARBEDIENNE BRONZE BUST OF GEORGE WASHINGTON. Late 19th century, cast after a model by Jean-Antoine Houdon (French, 1741-1828), verso of base incised F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR and stamped with A. COLLAS BREVETÉ RÉDUCTION MÉCANIQUE seal. Overall height 11.25 inches (28.2 cm).

Estimate: $750 - 1,000  € 660 - 880
 
Lot  449

A FINE BEN FRANKLIN COPPER BAS-RELIEF 19TH C. Comprising a finely crafted large and impressive profile bust bas-relief oval plaque depicting Benjamin Franklin, of good anatomy and proportions with cascading hair and veining. On the truncation of the bust is engraved a French abbreviated inscription Benj. Franklin P. Merveille. Contained in a custom carved mahogany frame. Probably French and likely modeled after the 1786 medallion sculpted by artist and Franklin associate Augustine Dupre (1748-1843). The copper repoussé oval plaque measuring 23.25 inches by 18 inches (59 x 46 cm). Overall size including frame 29.5 inches by 24.5 inches (75 x 62 cm)

Estimate: $250 - 500  € 220 - 440
 
Lot  450

19TH C. BUST OF WASHINGTON AFTER HOUDON. Comprising a good polychrome plaster bust of George Washington after the original by Jean-Antoine Houdon (French 1741-1828). Inscribed on shoulder Houdon, and resting on an integral socle faux marbleized base. A good casting with good detail, clearly 19th century. Height 21.5 inches.

Estimate: $300 - 500  € 264 - 600
 
Lot  451

PERIOD PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAIT VAN BUREN 1838. Comprising a waist up pastel on canvas portrait of President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) wearing a black jacket, black necktie and upturned collar and with his characteristic sideburns and upward combed hair. Clearly signed and dated lower right John Langendoerffer fect. 1838. 26 inches x 22 inches. The offered lot is nearly identical to another pastel on canvas portrait of President Van Buren also by Langendoerffer, of almost identical size, and also dated 1838, housed in the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, object number NPG79.218. Lot is further accompanied by a circa 1825 pastel portrait of a young woman in blue dress, sausage curls and basketweave bun, apparently unsigned (21.5 inches x 17.5 inches).

Estimate: $800 - 1,200  € 704 - 1,056
 
Lot  452
JULES MOIGNIEZ (French 1835-1894)
Bust of Ben Franklin
Bronze with brown patina
Signed on base in script J. Moigniez
Height 7 inches (17.6 cm)
Estimate: $200 - 300  € 176 - 264
 
Lot  453

A PAIR OF AMERICAN MARBLE BUSTS C. 1850. Comprising a pair of finely carved life-sized marble busts presumably of a husband and wife by American sculpture Joseph Mozier (American 1812-1870). Both realistically carved in full round of good proportions and anatomy, with realistically modeled features, and deep folds. The man signed and dated on verso "J. MOZIER SR. FLORENCE 1850". Height 23.5 inches. The woman signed and dated on verso "J. MOZIER ROME 1856". Height 22 inches.

Estimate: $1,200 - 1,800  € 1,056 - 1,584
 
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