20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2531B

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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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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 glaze, all with pottery mark, salts with artist initials FR, some with date marks, respective dia. 1 3/4, 1 3/4, 7 1/2, 7 1/2, 8 1/4, vase ht. 3 in. $400-500

21. Saturday Evening Girls Pottery Childs Milk Pitcher Decorated pottery Decorated by Albina Mangini, Boston, 1914 Tapered oval form, matte glaze, decorated with incised trios of white geese against blue and white bands on a green-blue ground, inscribed 10-14/S.E.G./AM, kiln glaze imperfection on handle, ht. 4 1/4 in. $200-250 22. Saturday Evening Girls Pottery Pitcher and Saucer Decorated pottery One decorated by Fannie Levine, Boston, 1911 Green-blue matte glazed pitcher and bowl both decorated with incised rabbits on the rim bands, the pitcher inscribed S.E.G./F.L./255 9-11, the bowl indistinctly inscribed 494-911/S.E.G./Iva, hairline on pitcher, light reddish glazing imperfection on bowl center, pitcher ht. 2 3/4 in. $250-350


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23. Saturday Evening Girls Pottery Teacup and Saucer Decorated earthenware Decorated by Fannie Levine, Boston, 1914 Matte yellow glazed pottery decorated with incised swimming white geese, the bowl and creamer marked FL/S.E.G/7/14, ht. 2, dia. 5 7/8 in. $200-250 24. Arts & Crafts Chandelier Brass and slag glass United States, early 20th century Ceiling cover and short chain suspending a square center with monks heads in relief with four arms radiating and suspending four lanterns each fitted with a single socket and caramel slag glass panel sides, panel with break, ht. 16 in. $600-800 25. Arts & Crafts Gustav Stickley Dining Table Oak New York, c. 1912 Circular top on pedestal base with buttress supports on radiating feet, large paper craftsman label, top wear, apron veneer loss, dia. 54 in. $1,000-1,500 26. Saturday Evening Girls Pottery Creamer, Small Bowl, and Teapot Decorated pottery One decorated by Fannie Levine, Boston, 1914-15 Matte yellow glazed pottery decorated with white and thin black rim bands, the bowl and creamer marked FL/S.E.G/5/14, the teapot marked 2-15/S.E.G. and a line over a B, ht. 2 1/4-4 3/4 in. $300-500 27. Two Arts & Crafts Dining Chairs Oak Early 20th century One with three horizontal back slats, black leather upholstered spring seat, over lower stretcher; the other with two vertical back slats with black leather seat, double side stretcher, ht. 36 1/2 in. $200-300


28. Arts & Crafts Table Oak Early 20th century Thick, rectangular, overhanging top with corbel supports, canted sides with cutouts and shaped openwork fitted with a median shelf, losses and wear, top thickness 1 1/4, ht. 30 5/8, wd. 35 7/8, dp. 24 7/8 in. $400-600

29. Six Saturday Evening Girls Pottery Plates Decorated pottery Boston, Massachusetts, early 20th century All decorated with a band of stylized lotus in white with incised outline in black on blue ground, some initialed JMD, S.E.G. 7-20, dia. 7 1/2 in. Note: The consignor believes that these plates were decorated by Lilly Shapiro, and that the initials belong to the person for whom they were made. Provenance: Descended in the Shapiro family. $600-800

29A. American Encaustic Tile and a Paul Revere Pottery Plate Art pottery Zanesville, Ohio, and Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1895-1935 Faience tile depicting a landscape with a stone bridge, buildings, and a tree in blue, green, rust, olive, brown, and off-white, impressed pottery cipher on reverse and paper label Raised outline scene no. 8362 Decoration 91, dia. 5 3/4; and a green glazed Paul Revere pottery plate with pottery ink mark on reverse, dia. 6 1/4 in. Note: Sold to benefit the Framingham Historical Society. $250-350 30. Roycroft Sideboard Mahogany, glass, and metal New York, c. 1906 Rectangular back fitted with a beveled mirror over rectangular overhanging top, panel sides, the front with center cabinet with two mosaic glass doors, flanked by a short drawer over wood cabinet door all over long bottom drawer with Roycroft emblem, hammered hardware, raised on shaped foot, ht. 58 1/2, wd. 66, dp. 26 in. Provenance: From a Maine estate. $5,000-6,000

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31. Roycroft Arts & Crafts Dining Table and Six Chairs Mahogany New York Circular top with five additional leaves, raised on four posts with shaped support on cross brace, ht. 30 1/8, dia. 54, each leaf 10 5/8; accompanied by six side chairs with four horizontal back slats with later upholstered seats, ht. 38 1/4 in. Provenance: From a Maine estate. $5,000-6,000

32. Two Arts & Crafts Architectural Columns Oak United States, early 20th century Cylindrical form, some seam separation and loss to molding on mounts, column only ht. 75, mount 5 1/2 in. $300-500

33. Heinz Art Table Lamp Mixed metals United States, c. 1920 Domed shade with openwork panels of flowers and vines, cloth backing missing, on three-arm spyder, single socket with narrow neck on bulbous base with conforming silver overlay decoration, the whole in patinated verdigris finish, makers label on base, approx. ht. 14, dia. 12 in. $300-500

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34. Adirondack-style Five-light Antler Chandelier Late 19th/20th century The branches and body composed of intertwined deer antlers, electrified, lg. approx. 33 in. $200-400 35. Arts & Craf...