Antique Estates Auction
March 17th at 10am PDT
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4 Early works by Juan de Arellano (Spanish 1614-1676), all still lifes, oils on canvas, signed, appx 36" x 45" each. Family history supports the purchase of the paintings during the owner's great-great-grandparent's European "grand tour" in 1882, and the painting’s subsequent passing down through four generations to the present owner. John Speed. A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, 1627. Contains 22 maps. Author: John Speed, Printer: John Dawson, Publisher: George Humble. Warren Chase Merritt 8 panel mural titled, "The History of Paper Making", all signed and dated 1929, oils on canvas laid down on wood panels. Commissioned by Crown Zellerbach for their San Francisco headquarters in 1929. Each 73 1/2" tall. Three Claude Conover (1907-1994) large stoneware vessels with incised decoration, signed, appx 24" T, 22 1/2" T, and 14" T, retains a copy of original purchase receipt. To be sold individually. Herter Bros American Aesthetic ebonized and marquetry desk. Originally part of a 3pc bedroom set commissioned by Ogden Mills in 1880 for his estate "Happy House" in Millbrae, CA. The desk was custom built from the bed that was originally part of the bedroom set. Appx 40" T by 68" W by 39" D. Collection of art glass by Tiffany, Argy-Rousseau, Galle, Devez, Lalique, Loetz, Daum Nancy, and Steuben. Percy Gray, "Monterey Oaks", watercolor, signed, with label verso: "Monterey Oaks by Percy Gray, Watercolor, 20" x 24", This painting was exhibited at the Treasure Island Exposition in 1941." Steinway Baby Grand Piano with bench, c 1981, serial #471332. 39"h x 56"w x 66"ll. Chinese blue/white dragon baluster vase, 16 1/2” T. 5 Max Yavno original signed San Francisco photographs and first edition "The San Francisco Book" by Herb Cain (all photos in book). Largest photo: (15 1/2" x 19 1/2"). Gideon Jacques Denny (1830-1886 San Francisco, CA), Transitional Steam/sail Ship probably in San Francisco Bay, signed and dated lower left "G J Denny, 1866". Oil on canvas, 24" x 42"; Frame: 33" x 50". Miyamoto Kinsei 6 piece Japanese export sterling and mixed metal coffee/tea set. Includes coffee pot, teapot, tea caddy, creamer, and waste bowl, total weight appx 122 ozt. Chinese antiques, porcelain and jade.
4 Early Paintings by
Juan de Arellano
John Speed. A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, 1627
Warren Chase Merrit
8 panel mural, "The History of Paper Making"
5 Max Yavno original signed San Francisco photographs