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Upcoming Auctions

We are now hosting 3-Day auctions (Saturday – Monday).
The offline portion to occur on Mondays at 1:30pm.

 

May 17-19, 2014

Preview:
May 16th 1pm-6pm
Auction:
May 17th 9:30am, Doors open at 9:00am
May 18th 9:30am, Doors open at 9:00am
May 19th 1:30pm (Offline auction), Preview begins at 1:00pm

 

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri (Aborigine, 1932-2002), “Honey Ants Dreaming,” 1994, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 28.5” x 79.5”Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri (Aborigine, 1932-2002), “Honey Ants Dreaming,” 1994, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 28.5” x 79.5”

Rare video of  Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri discussing and signing “Honey Ants Dreaming”

 

 

 

 
Continental jeweled, silvered, and enamel decorated figural sculpture, possibly Russian, 19th centuryContinental jeweled, silvered, and enamel decorated figural sculpture, possibly Russian, 19th century

 

 

 

 

 

Harrison Bird Brown (1831-1915), Picnic by the Falls (White Mountains, Maine), 1888, oil on canvas, 50” x 36”Harrison Bird Brown (1831-1915), Picnic by the Falls (White Mountains, Maine), 1888, oil on canvas, 50” x 36”

 

 

 

 

 

2001 Harley Davidson Softtail Heritage - 18,786 original miles2001 Harley Davidson Softtail Heritage – 18,786 original miles

 

 

 

 

 

LeRoy Neiman (American, 1921-2012), At the Race Track, 1964, oil on board, signed and dated, 18" x 14"LeRoy Neiman (American, 1921-2012), At the Race Track, 1964, oil on board, signed and dated, 18″ x 14″

 

 

 

 

 

Hans Wegner Papa Bear Chair, 39”hHans Wegner Papa Bear Chair, 39”h

 

 

 

 

 

Anonymous Cuzco School (18th century), "The Archangel Gabriel," oil on canvas, 48.5" x 32.5", Provenance: Estate of Mr. Jose Maria Lemu (the former President of El Salvador). Presented as a gift from the Ambassador of Peru in the 1950's; purchased from Mr. Lemu's family in 2001; property of a LaFayette, California collector (Accompanied by original receipt from 2001)Anonymous Cuzco School (18th century), “The Archangel Gabriel,” oil on canvas, 48.5″ x 32.5″, Provenance: Estate of Mr. Jose Maria Lemus (the former President of El Salvador). Presented as a gift from the Ambassador of Peru in the 1950′s; purchased from Mr. Lemus’ family in 2001

 

 

 

Chinese polychrome enameled porcelain plaque inset wood screen, 71”h x 63“wChinese polychrome enameled porcelain plaque inset wood screen, 71”h x 63“w

 

 

 

 

 

fine jadeite, sapphire, diamond and 18k white gold ring, Jadeite cabochon measures 17.5 X 13.9 X 8.8mm, Mason-Kay report stating ‘A’ jadeFine jadeite, sapphire, diamond and 18k white gold ring, Jadeite cabochon measures 17.5 X 13.9 X 8.8mm, Mason-Kay report stating ‘A’ jade

 

 

 

 

Sargent Johnson (American, 1888-1967), “Two Women,” “The Bulls,” and “Dog,” set of three (3) hand-painted, polychrome porcelain enamel on steel tiles, 12” x 15.25” each Provenance: “Sargent Johnson – Retrospective,” The Oakland Museum (Oakland, California), 1971. Purchased from the museum in 1971.Sargent Johnson (American, 1888-1967), “Two Women,” “The Bulls,” and “Dog,” set of three (3) hand-painted, polychrome porcelain enamel on steel tiles, 12” x 15.25” each Provenance: “Sargent Johnson – Retrospective,” The Oakland Museum (Oakland, California), 1971. Purchased from the museum in 1971.

 

 

 

Hawaiian Koa wood poi bowl (calabash) early 19th centuryHawaiian Koa wood poi bowl (calabash) early 19th century

 

 

 

 

 

Frederick Ferdinand Schafer (American, 1839-1927), "Mount Tamalpais, California from Ross Valley," oil on canvas, 24" x 42"Frederick Ferdinand Schafer (American, 1839-1927), “Mount Tamalpais, California from Ross Valley,” oil on canvas, 24″ x 42″

 

 

 

 

 

1954 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster in original condition1954 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster in original condition

 

 

 

 

 

Friedel Dzubas (American/German, 1915-1994), "Dark Barrier," acrylic and magna on canvas, 48" x 108"Friedel Dzubas (American/German, 1915-1994), “Dark Barrier,” acrylic and magna on canvas, 48″ x 108″

 

 

 

 

 

Louis XV style ormolu mounted tiered occasional table attributed to BarbidienneLouis XV style ormolu mounted tiered occasional table attributed to Barbidienne

 

 

 

 

 

Frank Tenney Johnson (American, 1874-1939), “A Mexican Smuggler,” 1914, watercolor, 33” x 22”Frank Tenney Johnson (American, 1874-1939), “A Mexican Smuggler,” 1914, watercolor, 33” x 22”

 

 

 

 

 

1952 MG model TDC (mark 11), frame with matching TC #. Competition example .1952 MG model TDC (mark 11), frame with matching TC #. Competition example.

 

 

 

 

 

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Geronimo," 1986, from Cowboys and Indians series, color screenprint, 36" x 36"Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), “Geronimo,” 1986, from Cowboys and Indians series, color screenprint, 36″ x 36″

 

 

 

 

 

Selection of Georg Jensen sterling table articles, including flatware and hollowwareSelection of Georg Jensen sterling table articles, including flatware and hollowware

 

 

 

 

 

Sydney Mortimer Lawrence (American, 1865-1940), "Mt. McKinley, Alaska Height 20300 Ft," oil on canvas, 20" x 16"Sydney Mortimer Laurence (American, 1865-1940), “Mt. McKinley, Alaska Height 20300 Ft,” oil on canvas, 20″ x 16″

 

 

 

 

 

1905 Surrey replica built in 1957 by Oldsmobile, identical full size replica with Cushman engine1905 Surrey replica built in 1957 by Oldsmobile, identical full size replica with Cushman engine

 

 

 

 

 

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994), Untitled, 1984, monotype on handmade paper with raw pigments, inks, and oils, signed, 46.25'' x 42.25"Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994), Untitled, 1984, monotype on handmade paper with raw pigments, inks, and oils, signed, 46.25” x 42.25″

 

 

 

 

 

Carved Napoleonic figural busts, circa 1850Carved Napoleonic figural busts, circa 1850

 

 

 

 

 

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Electric Chair #79," 1971, screenprint, 35.5" x 48"Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), “Electric Chair #79,” 1971, screenprint, 35.5″ x 48″

 

 

 

 

 

2008 Simms Custom Cycle, 140 Thug engine, Yellow – 322 original miles2008 Simms Custom Cycle, 140 Thug engine, Yellow – 322 original miles

 

 

 

 

 

Andre Brasilier (French, b. 1929), "Les Amoureux du Mont Parnasse," circa 1952, oil on canvas, 17.75" x 28.75"Andre Brasilier (French, b. 1929), “Les Amoureux du Mont Parnasse,” circa 1952, oil on canvas, 17.75″ x 28.75″

 

 

 

 

 

Large Buccellati, hand chased sterling silver and lapis mounted centerpiece bowl, 20th centuryLarge Buccellati, hand chased sterling silver and lapis mounted centerpiece bowl, 20th century

 

 

 

 

 

Ray Parker (American, 1922-1990), Untitled/ Brown, Blue, Orange, c. 1960, oil on canvas, 44.5" x 37.25”Ray Parker (American, 1922-1990), Untitled/ Brown, Blue, Orange, c. 1960, oil on canvas, 44.5″ x 37.25”

 

 

 

 

 

Fine emerald, diamond, platinum and 18k yellow gold ring, the emerald weighs 3.90 cts., accompanied be a GIA Emerald reportFine emerald, diamond, platinum and 18k yellow gold ring, the emerald weighs 3.90 cts., accompanied be a GIA Emerald report

 

 

 

 

 

Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983), "La Captire," 1969, color etching, aquatint and carborundum, 37.25" x 28"Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983), “La Captire,” 1969, color etching, aquatint and carborundum, 37.25″ x 28″

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Nuggets weighing over 190 grams eachGold Nuggets weighing over 190 grams each

 

 

 

 

 

Percy Gray (American, 1869-1952), "Chief Gall," watercolor, 16.75" x 7.5”Percy Gray (American, 1869-1952), “Chief Gall,” watercolor, 16.75″ x 7.5”

 

 

 

 

 

Historic archive belonging to Madison E. Hollister, Supreme Court Justice, and Consul General to the Argentine, including personal diaries, Presidential appointments by Ulysses S. Grant and Andrew Johnson, together with Thomas Jefferson ships passageHistoric archive belonging to Madison E. Hollister, Supreme Court Justice, and Consul General to the Argentine, including personal diaries, Presidential appointments by Ulysses S. Grant and Andrew Johnson, together with Thomas Jefferson ships passage

 

 

 

Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), Flowers Suite, 1990, screenprint, 39" x 51"Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), Flowers Suite, 1990, screenprint, 39″ x 51″

 

 

 

 

 

Elaine de Kooning (American, 1919-1989), "Quedado," oil on canvas, 29.5" x 33.5", Provenance: Purchased from Gumps, San Francisco, CA 1959. Property of a Bay Area private collectionElaine de Kooning (American, 1919-1989), “Quedado,” oil on canvas, 29.5″ x 33.5″, Provenance: Purchased from Gumps, San Francisco, CA 1959. Property of a Bay Area private collection