17 Auction Items Scouted at Neal Auction Company's Fall Auction PREVIEW

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Receiving Neal Auction’s catalog in the mail is a thrill for the scavenger like me. Flipping through the pages to discover what our local auction experts have uncovered from a combination of estates, private collectors, institutions, and trade consignors is an activity I relish. Pages filled with tibits of history inviting you to want to learn more by experiencing the preview that begins this Wednesday, September 2nd in anticipation of the virtual auction happening September 11, 12 and 13th. Enjoy this roundup of 17 finds for the home, view the entire collection in the online catalog, and register to bid online.

60. Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), “Serment des Femmes”, “Couple et Enfant”, “Cinésias et Myrrhine” and “Accord Entre les Guerrieres de Sparte et d’Athènes”, Plates 267, 268, 269 and 271, 4 etchings on paper, each unsigned, from Lysistrata, printed by Lacouiere, published by The Limited Editions Club, copy of title sheet with edition number 548 of 1500 on 2 backing papers, sheets 11 7/16 in. x 9 1/4 in., framed alike. (4 pcs.) [$700/1000] Ill.: Aristophanes and Gilbert Seldes. Lysistrata: A New Version by Gilbert Seldes. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934, pl. 267, 268, 269 and 271.

65. Douglas Bourgeois (American/Louisiana, b. 1951), “Untitled (Head & Moth)”, 1998, mixed media assemblage, artist, title, date, inscribed “(note inside) New Orleans” and “Bassetti Fine Art” label on backing paper, 9 3/4 in. x 6 in., shadow box frame. [$1000/1500] Provenance: Bassetti Fine Art, New Orleans, LA; Collection of Noted Preservationist and Aesthete Dorian M. Bennett, New Orleans.

82. Attributed to Charles Dudouyt (1885-1946) Carved and Cerused Oak Armchair, mid-20th c. France, tall tapering back, padded arms, cyma turned block legs, nail head trim, seat brace stenciled “RD”, h. 43 in., w. 25 1/4 in., d. 24 in. [$700/1000]

149. Three Fine Continental Shagreen Boxes, c. 1910, largest with hinged lid and fall-front, three divided compartments for cards, h. 4 in., w. 10 in., d. 5 1/2 in; medium with hinged lid and multi-color design, h. 2 1/4 in., w. 6 1/2 in., d. 4 1/4 in.; smallest with hinged inlaid lid with cavetto border, h. 2 1/4 in., w. 6 in., d. 4 in. [$700/1000]

156. Vally Wieselthier for the Weiner Werkstatte Glazed Pottery Table Lamp, c. 1920, impressed marks “WW”, “VW”, “426”, and “Made in Austria”, pierced design, h. (to socket) 11 in. [$1000/1500] Provenance: Kunsthandel Kolhammer, Vienna. 159

159. Twelve Lahoce and Pannier Paris Porcelain Fish Plates, 19th c., stenciled mark “Lahoche & Pannier/Escalier de Cristal Palais Royal 162”, handpainted aquatic fish scenes, scalloped rims, dia. 9 1/4 in. [$300/500]

212. Chinese “Peacock’s Eye” Glazed Porcelain Bottle Vase, probably 18th c., mottled lavender, blue and oxblood flambe spots on mottled brown ground, h. 15 3/4 in., now mounted as a lamp, overall h. (incl. finial) 26 1/8 in. [$1000/1500] Provenance: Polly Latham Asian Art, Boston, June 2013.

296. French Iron and Tole Peinte Six‑Light Chandelier, early 20th c., green ground, gilt accents, prisms, h. 32 in., dia. 30 in. [$700/1000] Provenance: Whitehall Antiques, Chapel Hill.

300. Eight Marcel Kammerer (Austrian, 1878‑1959) for Gebruder Thonet Armchairs, c. 1910, marked “THONET”, stained beech, barrel form, slatted supports, high stretcher, square tapered legs, h. 30 1/2 in., w. 24 in., d. 24 in. [$1200/1800]

714. Chinese Ruby Red Overlay Snowflake Glass Snuff Bottle, late 19th c., carved through the overlay with lotus flowers and leaves to a bubble‑suffused ground, h. 3 1/8 in. [$300/500]

792. Rose Tarlow Oak Dining Table, radial segmented top, reverse tapered, fluted standard, square base, conforming feet, h. 29 in., dia. 60 in. [$500/700]

 802. Charles Hollis Jones (b. 1945) Acrylic and Chrome “Post Line” Waste Basket, c. 1960s, Los Angeles, four square chromed steel posts, h. 14 in., w. 11 1/4 in., d. 9 1/2 in. [$300/500]

815. Pair of Continental Wrought Iron Curule Chairs, fleur‑de‑lis finials, incised frame, griffin motif needlepoint cushions, h. 35 in., w. 26 in., d. 16 in. [$500/700]

851. Stanley Bate (American/Tennessee, 1903‑1972), “The Crossing”, oil on canvas, signed lower left, signed, titled and inscribed en verso, 16 in. x 20 in., framed. [$1500/2500]

954. Pair of B & B Italia Beige Armchairs with Metal Frames, late 20th c., box form, loose cushion, tubular frames, h. 30 in., w. 40 1/2 in., d. 36 1/2 in. [$400/600] Provenance: Collection of Wendy and the late George (1944‑2013) Rodrigue

1074. Philip Harrison (American/New Orleans, 20th c.), “Banana Warehouse, New Orleans”, 1958, ink on paper, signed, titled and dated lower right, 13 3/4 in. x 11 in., framed. [$150/250]

1083. Copper Wash Machine Tub, now a beverage cooler, flanged lip, barrel form, tap valve for draining, iron stand, casters, h. 32 in., dia. 24 1/2 in. [$400/600]