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Auction Saturday May 4th @ Noon

Modern, Contemporary, Ethnic & Decorative Arts

Paintings, Prints, Sculpture, Pottery & Wood Craft

from the Reynolds & Moskowitz estates, part I

 

 

  

1

Beatrice Abbott (1898-1991) American

FLATIRON BUILDING, NEW YORK CITY, 1936, gelatin silver print, artist mounted to card, signed in pencil on card lower right, with artist’s stamp and catalog number on verso, from a later printing, photo 13 ¾ x 10 ½”, card 20 x 16”.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

2

African Carvings (two)

CHIEF’S STOOL, carved wood, 8 ¾ x 13 x 8 ¾”; HEAD REST, carved and incised wood, 6 ¼ x 6 ¼ x 3 ¾”. (2)

Both in good used aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

3

African Combs (four)

Four elaborately carved and incised wood combs, the first one with painted teeth, overall 17 ¼” long with rope for tying; Kuba comb from Nigeria, 9 ¾” long with small rope for tying; A pair of male and female combs, 8” & 9 ¼” long. (4)

All in good or good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

4

African Congo Figure

CEREMONIAL FETISH FIGURE, carved and painted wood with reed, nails, bone fragments and rope, 20 ¼ x 8 x 7”.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

5

African Congo Figures (three)

POWER FIGURES, three carved wood figures with metal and rope, one with paint, one with glass eye, from 11 ½” to 9” tall. (3)

One probably lacking spear, otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

6

African Dolls (four)

Turkana Kenya fertility doll, carved and painted wood with beads, shell, fabric and rubber, 9 ¾” tall including stand; Namji wood doll with beads, seashells, metal, leather and fabric, 6 ½” tall; Ivory Coast two carved wood figures with painted headdress, each 11” tall. (4)

All in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

7

African Mask (four)

DEATH MASK, carved and painted wood with hair, 10 ½ x 7 ¾ x 13”; Congo: Bembe carved wood mask with cow horns, 9 x 16 ½ x 10”; Together with a painted carved wood mask with hair whiskers and eye brows, 9 ¼ x 7 ¾ x 4”; A carved wood mask with paint remnants and spun fabric hair and reed teeth, 6 ½ x 4 ½ x 2 ½”;. (4)

Mask with some hair loss, Bull ears re-attached, otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

8

John Alexander (b. 1945) Texas

D 179.12.90 (RAVEN), charcoal and pastel drawing on paper, signed lower right and inscribed lower left, sight 25 ¾ x 18 ½”, frame 34 ½ x 27 ½” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

9

Antique Santos Figure

Carved wood Santos statue with paint remnants, 12” tall x 4” x 3 ½”.

Lacking hands, otherwise in aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

10

Artist Unidentified

TIGHTROPE, 1988, painted metal sculpture, signed and dated and numbered 17/20 on lower plate center, 33 x 24 ½ x 6”, chair with peg legs removeable from base.

Minor paint chips, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

11

Artist Unidentified

STILL LIFE, oil painting on canvas, signed VS lower right, 24 x 20”, frame 34 x 30”. From the collection of designer Dean Reynolds.

Three nail holes and surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

12

Asian Buddha fragment

Large carved stone fragment of Buddha or deity with seven attendants, 15 x 13 x 2 ½”, mounted to 3” wood base, weight 29 pounds.

Diagonal repair right side with associated losses and glue stains, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

13

Asian Buddha fragment

Carved stone fragment of Buddha or deity with attendant, attached to polished I-beam metal stand, fragment 5 ¾ x 5 ½ x 1 ½”, mount 7 ¼ x 12 x 2 ½”.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

14

Asian Buddhas (three)

BUDDHA, three statues in seated positions, the first metal, overall 6 ¼” including stand; Second wood with gilding remnants, 4 ¾” tall; Third green transparent cellulose, 5 ¼” tall. (3)

The first with some losses, the second with some losses at base, otherwise all in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

15

Balinese Carvings (three)

MAN FEEDING CAGED CHICKEN, 7 ¾ x 8 x 4 ¾”; MAN IN BALL POSITION, 4 ¼ x 4 ½ x 4”; MAN WITH (removable) STAFF AND CLUB, 6 ¾ x 16 x 3 ¾”, three hardwood carvings, the first inscribed Tantra Gallery, Mas Bali, the second inscribed Kolo Bali. (3)

The first with filled crack on base and some breakage and loss of upper part of cage, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

16

Horst Bartnig (b. 1936) Germany (seven)

TITLED SERIES, BLATT #22-28, 1987, seven color lithographs, each signed, dated, titled and numbered 40/40 on verso in pencil, sheets 15 ¾ x 15 ¾”. From the collection of Selma & Herbert Moskowitz. (7)

All in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

17

Leonard Baskin; Shuzo Ikeda; Thom O’Connor (five)

Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) NICHOLAS HILLIARD PREPARES TO PAINT THE QUEEN, etching, signed in pencil, numbered 120/140, plate 2 x 4”, sheet 10 ¾ x 14 ¼”, frame 12 ¼ x 16 ¼” with glass; Shuzo Ikeda (b. 1922) PORTRAIT OF GIRL, No. 404, 1960, woodcut print, signed in white ink, numbered 12/30 in pencil, image 8 x 11 ¾”, full margins, frame 13 ½ x 17 ¼” with glass; Thom O’Connor (b. 1937) HEADS, three etchings on one sheet, signed and titled and numbered 3/50 in pencil, overall sheet 14 ¾ x 6”; ENCHANTER, lithograph, signed and titled in pencil, numbered 121/250, image 9 ½ x 9 ¼”; MAGICIAN, lithograph, signed and titled in pencil, numbered 197/250, image 12 ¾ x 9”; all with full margins, frames 21 ½ x 12 ¼”, 21 ¾ x 16 ¾” & 19 ½ x 15 ½”, all with glass. (5)

O’Connors with some toning and discoloration, otherwise all in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

18

Eugene Berman (1899-1972) American

UNTITLED COURTYARD SCENARIO, gouache on paper or card, signed lower right, sight 9 x 12”, frame 21 x 24” with glass. From the collection of designer Dean Reynolds.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

19

Charles Bragg (1937-2017) California

CEREMONY, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 24 x 30”, frame 36 x 42”.

A few small nicks and hairline scratches, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

20

Charles Bragg (1937-2017) California

RABBI, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 10 x 8”, frame 16 x 14”.

A few small stray paint lines, some dust particles in finish, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

21

Alfred De Breanski Sr. (1852-1928) Scottish

LANDSCAPE, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, title tag and old auction marks on verso, 17 x 30”, frame 29 x 42 x 3 ½”.

Craquelure, some old ingrained soiling, some hazing, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

22

John Buck (b. 1946) Iowa

MAN WITH HORSES, 2002, color woodblock print, signed and dated in pencil lower right, inscribed Man With Horses edition 120 lower left, printed by Print Haven, image 28 ¼ x 18 ¼”, sheet 33 ¼ x 22 ¾”. From the collection of Selma & Herbert Moskowitz.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

23

Don Butler (20th Century) California

UNTITLED, 1969, paper collage with pencil inscriptions, on board or paper, signed and dated center right, sight 16 ¼ x 18 ½”, frame 19 ½ x 22” with glass. From the collection of designer Dean Reynolds.

Natural discoloration and staining?, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

24

Lydia Buzio (1948-2014) New York/ Uruguay

UNTITLED, 1984, painted ceramic, signed and dated underneath, 12” tall, 13” diameter, retains old auction sticker underneath, probably Butterfields.

In good studio condition

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

25

Suzanne Caporael (b. 1949) New York

UNTITLED, 1992, color monoprint?, signed and dated lower right, printed by Tandem Press, blind stamp lower right, image 32 x 22”, sheet 39 ½ x 28 ½”, frame 42 x 31”. From the collection of Selma & Herbert Moskowitz.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

Use the following links to view lot numbers 1-173

1-25  26-50  51-75  76-100  101-125  126-150  151-175  176-200

201-225  226-250  251-275  276-300  301-325  326-350  351-375  376-400

401-425  426-450  451-475  476-500

 

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