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The June 25, 2011 20th century design auction in Boston includes Art glass lamps and a daffodil decorated fire screen by Bigelow & Kennard, Tiffany art glass and lamps, Georg Jensen silver, and mid-century modern Mexican hollowware. A substantial collection of Clarice Cliff pottery with whimsical decoration will brighten your spring. Furniture is highlighted with great examples of Danish mid-century modern, much of which came from the iconic Design Research store. 20th Century auctions at Skinner are a treasure trove for beginning and advanced collectors in search of high quality artwork or great design. For more information on 20th Century auctions, contact the department at 508-970-3253 or 20thcentury@SkinnerInc.com.


<ul><li><p>SKINNER20th Century Furniture &amp; Decorative ArtsSale 2552B June 25, 2011 Boston</p></li><li><p>auction 2552B</p><p>preview</p><p> 20th Century Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts </p><p>specialist in charge</p><p>Jane D. Prentiss508.970.3253</p><p>General Inquiries: 20thcentury@skinnerinc.com</p><p>Thursday, June 23, 2011 12 to 5 p.m.</p><p>Friday, June 24, 2011 12 to 7 p.m.</p><p>Saturday, June 25, 2011 8 to 9 a.m.</p><p>Tel: 617.874.4318Fax: 617.350.5429</p><p>Online: www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>general inquiries617.350.5400</p><p>cover: 296, 401; frontispiece: 739; interior back cover: 401; back cover: 39, 194, 500, 504, 525, 547, 551, 639</p><p>absentee bidding</p><p>Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 10 a.m.</p><p>63 Park Plaza</p><p>Boston, Massachusetts</p><p>View all lots online at www.skinnerinc.com</p></li><li><p>Register Preview and Bid Live Online </p><p>Preview Auctions Online </p><p>Flip through the pages of our interactive virtual catalogues, or view all lots in an upcoming auction to browse through images and detailed lot information. You can also download and print a PDF file of a catalogue.</p><p>Find Items with Lot Alert </p><p>Find out immediately when items you like are available at auction. 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Discover the stories behind the art and antiques Skinner offers at auction, and add your own comments to join the conversation.</p><p>Get Email Updates on Auctions and Events </p><p>Subscribe to the Skinner email list to receive monthly auction schedules, invitations to events, and notification when auction previews and catalogues are posted to the website. Email ezine@skinnerinc.com to join.</p><p>www.skinnerinc.com</p></li><li><p>table of contents</p><p> 1 Auction &amp; Specialist Information</p><p> 2 Web Site &amp; Online Bidding</p><p> 5 Lots 1-757</p><p>132 Conditions of Sale</p><p>133 Absentee Bid Form</p><p>134 Company Directors &amp; Specialty Departments</p><p>135 Administrative Staff &amp; Client Services</p><p>137 Map &amp; Driving Directions</p><p>139 Parking &amp; Accommodations</p><p>141 Dining</p><p>143 Catalogue Subscription Form</p><p>Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. </p><p>Please refer to page 132 of this catalogue for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.</p><p>Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2011</p><p>All rights reserved</p></li><li><p>4Provenance</p><p>The Estate of Jerome Reich: Lots 35, 359, 366, 376, 383, 389, 400, 417, 464, </p><p>524, 532, 540, 541, 543, 569, 570, 597, 609, 707, 743, 744, 757.</p></li><li><p>51.Dirk Van Erp (1859-1933) Arts &amp; Crafts Center BowlCopperSan Francisco, c. 1910Hammered copper shallow oval bowl with lobed rim on an oval foot, impressed makers mark with windmill on base, polished surface, ht. 3, 12 1/4 x 17 3/4 in. </p><p>Provenance: From a Lexington, Massachusetts, home.$500-700</p><p>2.Pair of Rebecca Cauman Arts &amp; Crafts BookendsEnameled copperBoston, Massachusetts, 1924-27Arched forms with engraved linear outline framing the central round medallion depicting a potted orange tree with green foliage, amber trunk, and orange fruit on a cobalt blue ground, impressed CAUMAN on back, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 5 7/8, dp. 5 1/4 in. </p><p>Note: Rebecca Cauman is listed in The Society of Arts and Crafts Boston Exhibition Record 1897-1927. She received Master Craftsman status in 1924.$600-800</p><p>3.Arts &amp; Crafts Wall LanternCopper and slag glassUnited States, early 20th centuryWrought iron hanger supporting a lantern with engraved thistle on sheet-copper peak, striated green slag glass window, reddish-brown patina with traces of verdigris, wired for electricity, wd. 6 1/4, 18 1/2 in. drop.$600-800</p><p>4.Arts &amp; Crafts TableOakNew York, early 20th centuryCircular top with conforming apron raised on four square legs, ht. 29 1/8, dia. 42 3/8 in.</p><p>Provenance: From a Marthas Vineyard, Edgartown, Massachusetts, Historical Home.$600-800</p><p>5.Arts &amp; Crafts Desk and ChairOakNew York, early 20th centuryL. &amp; J.G. Stickley rectangular-top desk with center drawer, sides with open bookshelves, accompanied by a tall-back chair with green leather cushion seat, desk marked with white decal The Work of L. &amp; J.G. Stickley, nicks, wear and stains, respective ht. 30 1/4, 38, wd. 48, dp. 30 in.$400-600</p><p>6.Rookwood CoffeepotDecorated potteryOlga Geneva Reed, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1896Tapered cylindrical form with spout, handle, and lift-off cover, standard glaze decorated with jonquils, marked with incised artists initials, impressed pottery, date, and 772, ht. 9 3/4 in.$500-700</p><p>online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>1</p><p>2</p><p>6</p><p>7</p><p>8</p><p>9</p><p>10</p><p>11</p></li><li><p>7.Rookwood Pottery Scenic Vellum VaseDecorated potteryDecorated by Edward George Diers, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1930Woodland landscape and stream decoration in cream, blue, green, and earth tones, the tapering cylindrical form with inverted shoulder, pottery and date mark, artists initials, shape 904C, V for vellum on base, ht. 12 1/4 in.$700-900</p><p>8.Weller Sicardo Ware VaseLustre decorated art potteryZanesville, Ohio, 1902-07Cylindrical form decorated with flowers, berries, and leaves in iridescent shades of purple, gold, green, and blue, signed Sicardo Weller near base edge, ht. 5 3/4 in.$400-600</p><p>9.Rookwood Pottery Scenic Vellum VaseDecorated potteryCincinnati, Ohio, 1920Woodland landscape and stream decoration in blue, green, and earth tones, the oval form with inverted shoulder, pottery and date mark, shape 900A, V for vellum on base, decorators mark obliterated by hole drilled for lamp on bottom, ht. 13 3/8 in.$400-600</p><p>10.Rookwood VaseDecorated potteryLorinda Epply, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918Matte glazed vase ornamented with a blue flowering vine around the shoulder on a dark blue ground, marked with incised artist cipher, impressed pottery, date, and 1091D, ht. 6 1/2 in.$500-700</p><p>11.Rookwood Pottery Vellum VaseDecorated potteryCincinnati, Ohio, 1905Tapered elongated oval form with inverted neck, the sides decorated with an iris in matte glaze primarily in shades of blue, green, and cream, the base with impressed makers mark, date, V for vellum, and 946, indistinct circular decorators mark and incised X, ht. 12 1/4 in.$800-1,200</p><p>12.The Art Craft Shop Brass Desk SetSheet brassBuffalo, New York, c. 1905Four items decorated with Art Nouveau floral designs in low relief: an inkstand with cover, four blotter corners, a pen tray, and a calendar stand, impressed makers marks, ht. to 4 3/4, dia. to 10 1/4 in.$200-300</p><p>13.Gustav Stickley BookcaseOakNew York, 1907-12Gallery 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.$2,500-3,500</p><p>14.Weller Louwelsa Arts &amp; Crafts JardinireDecorated potteryOhio, 1896-1924Yellow open-petaled poppies on a shaded moss green and brown ground, impressed Louwelsa Weller on base, crazing, some scuffs, ht. 11 1/2, dia. 13 in.$500-700</p><p>15.Roseville Donatello Pattern Jardinire, Pedestal, and PitcherMolded decorated potteryRoseville and Zanesville, Ohio, c. 1915Decorated with a band of cherubs and fairies in a woodland scene, in burnt orange and cream glaze with linear decoration accented in green, ht. with jardinire on stand 27 1/2, pitcher ht. 6 1/2 in.$300-500</p><p>6 additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>16</p></li><li><p>16.Arts &amp; Crafts Couch, Two Chairs, and TableReed, fiber, and upholsteryYpsilanti Furniture, Ionia, Michigan, c. 1910Respective ht. 30, 30, 27, wd. 68, 28, 34, dp. 33, 36, 18 in.</p><p>Note: This design was photographed in the Feldman residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Berkeley, California.</p><p>Literature: Details of Frank Lloyd Wright: The California Work, 1909-1974, by Judith Dunham, p. 141.$1,500-2,000</p><p>17.Pair of Roseville Snowberry Pattern Jardinires on PedestalsMolded decorated potteryRoseville and Zanesville, Ohio, c. 1946Decorated with pendant branches with white berries on a shaded green and burnt orange ground with linear decoration, with raised Roseville U.S.A. IJ-8 marks, crazing, one jardinire with hairlines on base and side, ht. on stand 24 1/2 in.$300-500</p><p>18.Pair of Arts &amp; Crafts AndironsPatinated cast ironUnited States, early 20th centuryBall top with simulated bronze strapwork on tapered shaft and arched legs, ht. 16 3/4, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 21 in.$100-150</p><p>19.Arts &amp; Crafts BoxCopper-mounted oakNew Bedford, Massachusetts, 1917Rectangular box with hinged lid with applied copper strapwork, handles, and geometric ornament, an interior sheet metal panel affixed to the lid with stippled inscription New Bedford High/Made and Presented To Miss Mary W. Cushman June 1917/Presented by Captain James W. Jacks, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 11, dp. 5 1/2 in.$100-150</p><p>20.Arts &amp; Crafts Center BowlHammered copper and brassEarly 20th centuryRaised rim on round tapered copper bowl raised on a flaring cylindrical brass base, ht. 8, dia. 9 3/4 in.$350-450</p><p>21.American School, 20th Century</p><p>Two Stock Sample Sheets of Princess CoversOne inscribed C.H. DEXTER &amp; SONS WINDSOR LOCKS CONN/THE SOUTHGATE PRESS, BOSTON, U.S.A... l.c. and l.l. Color lithograph on paper, sight sizes 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in., archivally matted, glazed and framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame.</p><p>Provenance: From a Marthas Vineyard, Edgartown, Massachusetts, Historical Home.$200-300</p><p>22.Pair of Roycroft BookendsHammered copperEast Aurora, New York, early 20th centuryRectangular panels, one with quatrefoil design in relief, one with open rectangle, bronze patina, impressed Roycroft orb on lower side, ht. 8 1/2, wd. 4 3/4 in.$200-300</p><p>23.Two Weller Dickensware SecondLine Pottery VasesDecorated glazed potteryDecoration attributed to John Herold, Zanesville, Ohio, 1900-05Glossy blue-on-blue glaze, an elongated oval form depicting a cavalier, with impressed half-circle DICKENSWARE WELLER mark on base, and a tall cylindrical form depicting a portly gentleman, the base unmarked, ht. 11 1/2, 10 5/8 in.</p><p>Provenance: Descended in a Massachusetts family.$800-1,200</p><p>24.Grueby Faience Co. VaseGlazed potteryBoston, Massachusetts, 1899-c. 1905Oval vase with slightly everted rim, matte green glaze with five buds on stems alternating with broad leaves, circular impressed Grueby Faience Co., Boston U.S.A. mark, ht. 7 3/8 in.$1,500-2,500</p><p>7online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>24</p><p>25</p><p>27</p><p>28</p><p>29</p><p>30</p><p>26</p></li><li><p>25.Hampshire Pottery VaseDecorated potteryKeene, New Hampshire, late 19th centuryOvoid form with molded flower buds on stems alternating with broad leaves, matte blue glaze on white clay body, impressed Hampshire Pottery, M in a circle, and 42 on base, ht. 7 in.$500-700</p><p>26.Grueby Faience Co. ScarabGlazed potteryBoston, Massachusetts, 1899-c. 1905Molded figure with matte green glaze, faintly impressed circular impressed Grueby Faience Co., Boston U.S.A., small base edge chip with associated line, ht. 1 1/2, dia. 4 in.$300-500</p><p>27.Marblehead Pottery Two-color Vase,Glazed potteryMarblehead, Massachusetts, 1904-36Tapered cylindrical form with incised stylized leafy branches in matte olive green and blue-green glazes, impressed ship pottery mark on base, ht. 11 in.$2,000-2,500</p><p>28.Newcomb Pottery Decorated VaseGlazed potteryDecorated by Sadie Irving, New Orleans, Louisiana, potter Joseph Meyer, c. 1917Relief-decorated vase with medial band of flower blossoms in blue, green, and cream matte glaze, base with NC pottery mark, potters initials, date code IP20, shape no. 272, and decorators mark, two minor interior rim lines, ht. 5 3/4 in.$500-700</p><p>29.Hampshire Pottery PitcherDecorated potteryKeene, New Hampshire, late 19th centuryOvoid form with molded leaves forming the spout and handle, matte green glaze on white clay body, impressed Hampshire Pottery, M in a circle, and 89 with backward 9 on base, rim line and small glaze losses on rim, ht. 8 1/2 in.$300-500</p><p>30.Grueby Pottery VaseGlazed potteryBoston, Massachusetts, c. 1905Swollen cylindrical wide-mouth form with leathery matte burnt sienna glaze, impressed circular GREUBY POTTERY BOSTON USA mark on base, ht. 8 3/8 in.$1,000-1,500</p><p>31.Five Marblehead Pottery VasesGlazed potteryMarblehead, Massachusetts, early 20th centurySpeckled blue matte glazed vases, all with impressed ship cipher mark on base, one with small oval paper label, ht. 1 3/4-5 7/8 in.$500-700</p><p>32.Rookwood VaseDecorated potteryLenore Asbury, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1902Tapered cylindrical form with two open handles on the shoulder, standard glaze decorated with a branch of cherries, marked with incised artists initials, impressed pottery, date, and 77A, ht. 8 in.$400-600</p><p>33.Weller VaseDecorated potteryHester Pillsbury, Zanesville, Ohio, late 19th centuryTapered cylindrical form, matte glaze decorated with iris on a shaded pink and green ground, signed Pillsbury on base edge, impressed WELLER on base, glaze flake loss on rim, ht. 9 3/4 in.$400-600</p><p>33A.Owens Pottery VaseDecorated glazed earthenwareCharles Chilcote, designer, Zanesville, Ohio, early 20th centuryOval vessel flaring to rim and base, matte glazed decoration of an underwater scene with fish in low relief in soft blue, green, and cream tones, signed Chilcote on side, impressed Owens Art torch mark and model number 1243 on base, ht. 10 3/8 in.$600-800</p><p>8 additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>34</p></li><li><p>33B.Owens Pottery VaseDecorated glazed earthenwareFrank Farrell, designer, Zanesville, Ohio, early 20th centuryOval vessel flaring to rim and base, matte glazed decoration of an underwater scene with fish and vegetation in low relief in soft blue, green, and cream tones, signed Ferrell on lower side, impressed Owens Art torch mark and model number 1243 on base, minor base edge chip, ht. 10 3/8 in.$600-800</p><p>34.Navajo Banded-style RugWoolc. 194045 x 48 in.$1,000-1,500</p><p>34A.Grueby Faience Co. ScarabGlazed potteryBoston, Massachusetts, 1899-c. 1905Molded figure with matte green glaze, impressed circular impressed Grueby Faience Co., Boston U.S.A. mark on base, base edge chips, with associated line, ht. 1 1/4, dia. 3 7/8 in.$300-500</p><p>35.Framed Kuba Textile FragmentDyed woven cloth made from the fiber of the Raphia Vinifera palmZaire, AfricaRectangular panel with stitched triangular and diamond shaped segments, 50 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. overall.$200-250</p><p>36.Rookwood EwerDecorated potteryMary Aldis Taylor, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1884Bulbous form with elongated neck and handle, glossy brown glaze decorated with two small crabs, marked with incised artists initials, impressed ROOKWOOD, date, and 101C, ht. 7 3/4 in.$400-600</p><p>37.Rookwood JugDecorated potteryAnna Marie Bookprinter, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1885Bulbous form with elongated neck and angled handle, glossy brown glaze with relief-carved rose branch, marked with incised artist monogram, impressed ROOKWOOD, date, and 26, ht. 11 3/8 in.$500-700</p><p>38.Rookwood DishDecorated pottery...</p></li></ul>