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Lot 5001

$700

Details: An Egyptian bronze figure of the god Osiris. Dates to the 26th Egyptian Dynasty, c. 600 B.C.E. It measures 5" high, 7" with the likely modern wooden base.

Osiris is an Egyptian god, identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld, and the dead, but more appropriately as the god of transition, resurrection, and regeneration. He was classically depicted as a green-skinned deity with a pharaoh's beard, partially mummy-wrapped at the legs, wearing a distinctive crown with two large ostrich feathers at either side, and holding a symbolic crook and flail (Courtesy of Wikipedia).

Accompanied by certificate of antiquity.
Condition / Notes: This lot shows well with typical signs of age and wear.

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Lot 5002

$600

Details: This lot consists of the vintage Omega neck ring shown in the corresponding images.

This 14-karat ring (DWT 17.4), measuring approximately 16", supports an 18-karat pendant (DWT 4.3) set with calibre sapphires and diamonds.

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Condition / Notes: This vintage jewelry is in pleasing condition with minimal signs of age/wear.
Lot 5003

$500

Details: This original anti-Nazi WWII vintage poster by Zudor is printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office and reads "More Production."

The poster measures approximately 29”x41”.

Please attend our live sale to view this and many other interesting European and American propaganda items.


Condition / Notes: This poster shows boldly with some signs of age, use and creasing.

Lot 5004

$150

Details: This lot consists of a vintage Louis Vuitton Porte-Documents briefcase with makers monogram coated canvas exterior with Vachetta leather accents. 12" x 16" x 2.5".
Condition / Notes: This lot shows well with moderate signs of age and wear.

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Lot 5005

$20

Details: Three small Tory Island works, two by Patsy Dan Rodgers who is the best known of the Tory Island painters. One bearing a presentation inscription by Rodgers and is dated 1995, entitled "Tory 1853", it measures roughly 9" x 7" framed. It is oil on panel. The second painting by Patsy Dan Rodgers is a townscape that measures 6" x 7.5" framed. It is also oil on panel. The third, by an unidentified Tory island artist bearing the initials "S J R", is entitled "Tory Sailing Boat" and measures 11.5" x 13.5". It is oil on canvas board.

The Tory Island painters were supported originally by the British artist Derek Hill. The Tory Island school is a naive school of painting that has attracted international acclaim. The Tory Island School held its first exhibition at the New Gallery in Belfast in 1968.


Condition / Notes: This lot shows well with mild signs of age and wear.

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Lot 5006

$175

Details: This lot is comprised of solid wood marble topped sideboard of likely of late 19th or early 20th century manufacture. It features dark stained wood and a light beige marble top. It measures 47" long x 21" wide x 43" deep.
Condition / Notes: This lot shows well with moderate signs of age and wear.

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Lot 5007

$90

Details: This lot consists of a c.1955 Marx Toys Falcon color lithographed tin over-sized toy sports car with a friction drive. It measures 20" long and 8.5" wide.
Condition / Notes: This lot shows well with mild to moderate signs of age and wear, including several scuffs and dents. The paint is bright and clear.

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Lot 5008

$375

Details: This lot consists of an antique Buddhist silk Thangka depicting the deities in Yab-Yum.

A tangkasnet, variously spelt as thangka, tangka, thanka, tangkasnet or tanka, is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, silk appliqué, or human skin usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. Tangkas are traditionally kept unframed and rolled up when not on display, mounted on a textile backing somewhat in the style of Chinese scroll paintings, with a further silk cover on the front (Courtesy of Wikipedia).

Yab-yum (Tibetan literally, "father-mother") is a common symbol in the Buddhist art of India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet. It represents the primordial union of wisdom and compassion, depicted as a male deity in sexual union with his female consort. The male figure represents compassion and skillful means, while the female partner represents insight (Courtesy of Wikipedia).

The Thangka measures 56" x 44".
Condition / Notes: This lot shows well with moderate signs of age and wear, including some cracking and tearing of the textile and cracking to the image area.

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Lot 5009

$4000

Details: This lot consists of an original pencil architectural rendering of 70 Pine St., or 60 Wall Tower, from 1932, by renowned architectural renderer John C. Wenrich. The rendering was gifted to the building's architectural supervisor, and is accompanied by documentation of the building opening. It is framed and measures 37" x 19".

70 Pine Street has gone by a number of names throughout its history, served as the headquarters of AIG, and was the tallest building in lower Manhattan for many years. It has recently undergone a renovation and now serves as luxury residential and retail property.

John C. Wenrich (1894-1970) was born in Cumberland, MD on May 3, 1894, the son of a locomotive engineer.... He enrolled at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (RAMI) in 1914, where he studied drawing and design. In 1916, Wenrich received the Wiltsie Water-Color prize, an award given annually to a student at RAMI. After two years, he moved to New York City where he spent a year at the Art Students League. Wenrich also studied for five months at the University of Toulouse in France, following two years of service in the U.S. Army during World War I.
Wenrich began working for the New York World's Fair Board of Design. He served as an architectural illustrator for both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs.
He is best remembered for his work for the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition (1930) and his renderings of the two New York World's Fairs. Wenrich died on August 16, 1970. (Courtesy RIT Library).
Condition / Notes: This lot shows well with mild signs of age and wear.

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Lot 5010

$425

Details: This lot consists of approx. 5.6 lbs of Sterling Silver tableware from a local estate.

Included in this lot are engraved serving utensils, commemorative spoons, salt and pepper shakers and three small bowls.
Condition / Notes: These pieces exhibit mild to severe age and wear including tarnish, patina and scratches.
Lot 5011

$130

Details: This antique primitive oil on canvas landscape scene is signed V.A.R. lower right and attractively gilt framed to approx. 16"x20". Please attend our live sale to inspect this original artwork in person.
Condition / Notes: This canvas exhibits typical age and wear indications.
Lot 5012

$15

Details: This lot consists of a collection of various vintage and antique silverplate pieces.

Included in this lot are engraved serving utensils, commemorative spoons, unique dinner bells and and a pair of scissors. Also included are antique sugar scuttle and confiturier, which is a condiment or jam pot with hooks around the edge to hang small spoons. In addition, there are four tiny gold plated knives.
Condition / Notes: These pieces exhibit mild to severe age and wear including tarnish, patina and scratches.
Lot 5013

$55

Details: This lot consists of a signed Maurice Sendak Poster for the opera, The Love for Three Oranges. Sendak served as production designer for a 1984 staging of the opera, and his designs were published by Farrar Giroux and Strauss. It measures roughly 15" x 19".

Maurice Bernard Sendak (1928-2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963. Born to Jewish-Polish parents, his childhood was affected by the death of many of his family members during the Holocaust. Besides Where the Wild Things Are, Sendak also wrote works such as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, and illustrated many works by other authors including the Little Bear books by Else Holmelund Minarik.

Condition / Notes: This lot shows well with mild signs of age and wear.

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