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The 20th Century Design Auction at Skinner on December 18th features a large selection of artwork including paintings, sculpture, and wall hangings featuring a wood sculpture by Mary Ogden Abbott. Modern furniture auction highlights include George Nakashima furniture, Roycroft Furniture, and Scandinavian designs. Arthur Stone and Georg Jensen Silver will also be featured along with art pottery from the Arts and Crafts movement, a large selection of Tiffany lighting, and Art Deco lamps and wall sconces. For more information on Skinner's 20th Century auctions, contact the department at 508-970-3253 or 20thcentury@SkinnerInc.com.


SKINNER20th Century Furniture & Decorative ArtsSale 2531B December 18, 2010 Boston

20th Century Furniture & Decorative Artsspecialist in charge

Jane D. Prentiss 508.970.3253

General Inquiries: 20thcentury@skinnerinc.com

auction 2531B Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 10 a.m. 63 Park Plaza Boston, Massachusetts previewThursday, December 16, 2010 Friday, December 17, 2010 Saturday, December 18, 2010 12 to 5 p.m. 12 to 7 p.m. 8 to 9 a.m.

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Auction & Specialist Information Web Site & Online Bidding Lots 1-873A Conditions of Sale Absentee Bid Form Company Directors & Specialty Departments Administrative Staff & Client Services Map & Driving Directions Parking & Accommodations Dining Catalogue Subscription Form

Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. Please refer to page 157 of this catalogue for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.

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1. Dedham Pottery Sang de Boeuf Vase Experimental glazed earthenware Dedham, Massachusetts, c. 1900 Red glaze with light iridescence almost volcanic with splash of green glaze on one side of swollen cylindrical form, artists initials HR for Hugh Robertson and pottery name on base, small glaze chip at rim, ht. 9 7/8 in. $800-1,200 2. Chelsea Keramic Art Works Vase Experimental glazed earthenware Chelsea, Massachusetts, 1875-89 Experimental crackle glaze with oxblood mottling on vasiform body with CKAW cipher on base, ht. 7 3/4 in. Note: This vase is influenced by the oxblood glazes of the Far East, in combination with the crackle glaze that became so popular later in the Dedham pottery line of wares. $1,000-1,500

3. Dedham Pottery Volcanic Glaze Vase Glazed earthenware Hugh Robertson, Dedham, Massachusetts, c. 1900 Mouth and shoulder in thick green glaze running and blending to charcoal gray at base, incised Dedham Pottery and artists initials HR for Hugh Robertson, ht. 5 1/2 in. $600-800 4. Three CPUS and Six Dedham Pottery Items Rabbit decorated earthenware Chelsea (1891-95) and Dedham (1896-1929), Massachusetts Three dinner plates with crackle glaze decorated with rabbit border marked with CPUS in a clover and the letter E; and four dinner plates with two cup saucers marked with the blue Dedham pottery mark, minor damage to Dedham dinner plates, respective dia. 10; 9 1/2, 6 in. $800-1,200

5. Three Dedham Pottery Dinner Plates Decorated earthenware Dedham, Massachusetts, 1896-1929; 1929-mid-century Horse chestnut, azalea, and magnolia, all with blue decorated borders on crackle ground, former with blue Dedham mark; the later two plates with registered below mark, dia. 9 3/4; 10, 9 7/8 in. $350-450 6. Eight Dedham Pottery Decorated Plates Glazed earthenware Dedham, Massachusetts, 1896-1929 Two plates decorated with turkey borders, the remainder decorated with ducks, grapes, moths, irises, magnolias, and snow trees in blue on crackle ground, blue pottery mark, approx. dia. 8 1/4 in. $700-900

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7. Six Gustav Stickley Chairs Oak New York, c. 1912 Two arm and three side chairs with three horizontal back slats over mahogany-colored leather seat covers with brass tacks, doublepinned side stretcher, original fumed finish, branded mark, ht. 36 in. $1,200-1,800

8. Dedham Experimental Pottery Vase Glazed pottery Hugh Roberston, Dedham, Massachusetts, c. 1900 Brown, olive, and green drip glaze on bulbous cylindrical form, incised Dedham Pottery and artists initials HR for Hugh Robertson, approx. ht. 7 1/2 in. $700-900

9. Dedham Pottery Rabbit Decorated Fruit Bowl Decorated glazed earthenware Dedham, Massachusetts, early 20th century Deep bowl with dark blue rabbit and foliage rim border on crackle ground, blue Dedham Pottery mark with rabbit, bowl out of round, three small rim nicks, ht. 3 7/8, dia. 9 1/4 in. $300-400



10. Oxblood Pottery Vase in the Manner of Dedham Glazed earthenware Late 19th/early 20th century Long neck on bulbous body in oxblood glaze with recessed foot numbered 1855-32A 320, ht. 18 1/2 in. $400-600

11. Gustav Stickley Sideboard Oak and hammered copper New York, c. 1912 Rectangular top with open plate rack over three center drawers flanked by two cabinets over one long drawer, ring stains on top surface, ht. 49 3/8, wd. 56, dp. 21 7/8 in. Provenance: Estate of a Rhode Island family. $2,500-3,500

12. Gustav Stickley China Closet Oak, glass, and metal New York, c. 1912 Rectangular top over a single door fitted with twelve panes, original fumed finish, minor damage, ht. 62 7/8, wd. 36, dp. 14 in. Provenance: Estate of a Rhode Island family. $2,500-3,500

13. Saturday Evening Girls Pottery Plate Decorated pottery Decorated by Albina Mangini, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1921 Circular form with a blush-colored band decorated with stylized flowers and John, lighter blue interior band, blush center back and rim in dark turquoise glaze, artists initials A.M., 5-21, S.E.G., dia. 7 1/2 in. $250-350

14. Eleven Saturday Evening Girls and Paul Revere Pottery Items Glazed pottery Boston, early 20th century Matte blue glazed pottery, Saturday Evening Girls items include a matching bowl and plate, matching cup and saucer and a small vase, each with S.E.G. inscriptions; Paul Revere Pottery items include two plates, two bowls, a small cylindrical vase, and a tumbler, each with inscribed P.R.P. mark or impressed makers marks, ht. 1 5/8-5 5/8, dia. 5-8 3/8 in. $800-1,200

15. Four Paul Revere Pottery Plates, Two Vases, and Two Bowls, Two Saturday Evening Girls Plates, and a Small Vase Glazed pottery Boston, Massachusetts, 1924-40 Yellow glazed pottery, Paul Revere Pottery: a matching bowl and small plate marked JW and with black makers stamp, two matching plates with white and thin black rim bands, marked 8-23 Mc, with impressed makers mark, small bowl marked B, a small plate marked 5/24/M, both with impressed makers mark, two ovoid vases, the taller marked PRP 12-28, the smaller marked PRP 12-26; two Saturday Evening Girls plates with white and thin black rim bands, marked I.J.S./S.E.G. 10-20; and a small unmarked vase, one PRP plate with hairline, ht. 1 1/2-7 3/8, dia. 2 3/4-8 1/4 in. $800-1,200

16. Two Saturday Evening Girls Pottery Childrens Plates Decorated pottery Decorated by Ida Goldstein and possibly Celia Goodman, Boston, 1913 and 1911 Round plates, matte glazed, one decorated with incised trios of white geese on blue and white rim bands, marked S.E.G./I.G./1-13, the other decorated with incised white rabbits on green-blue and white rim bands, marked C.G./427-1-11/S.E.G., dia. 7 5/8 in. $800-1,200 17. Saturday Evening Girls Pottery Childrens Milk Pitcher Decorated pottery Decorated by Fannie Levine, Boston, Massachusetts, 1913 Tapered vessel with matte glaze decorated with a rim band of chicks, tan-colored glaze with white rim band, with black outlining, inscribed F.L./11-13/S.E.G. on base, ht. 4 3/8 in. $200-250

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17A. Paul Revere Pottery Decorated Bowl Decorated earthenware Boston, Massachusetts, April 1937 Jon Heller His Bowl on outer interior band, interior decorated with a rabbit in green, cream, rust, and blue, outer bands in mustard and cream with black borders, pottery mark and date on base, dia. 5 7/8 in. $400-600 18. Gustav Stickley Bookcase Oak New York, 1907-12 Gallry top over two doors each fitted with twelve panes of glass, exposed tenons on side panels, paper label on back with address of the New York offices, wear, ht. 56, wd. 59 3/4, dp. 13 in. $4,000-6,000

19. L .& J.G. Stickley Side Chair Oak and upholstery New York, c. 1912 Shaped back rests with two shaped vertical slats centered by a wide flat vertical slat, slip cushion seat with later upholstery, shaped front legs with low side stretchers, minor losses, ht. 36 3/8 in. $400-600 20. Six Saturday Evening Girls and One Paul Revere Pottery Item Glazed earthenware Boston, Massachusetts All in green glaze including two salts, three plates, a saucer with artist initials TM, and a small PRP vase with drip glaz