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September 14 & 15, 2013
Important Fall Estates Auction

Featuring Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Objects and Asian Works from the Natchez, MS Collection of Esteemed Antiquarian Robert E. Canon • Property Sold to Benefit the Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA • Contemporary Art from a Prominent Corporate Collection • Property from the Estate of Author and Historian, Earle Williams Newton II, Ponte Vedra, FL • Property of Others.

  1. Large Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Dish, late Ming (1368-1644), dia. 18¼ in., Prov.: Sotheby’s, October 1983, lot 215.
  2. Edwin Lord Weeks (American, 1849-1903), “Bullock Cart before Stores and Houses, Ahmedabad, India,” sd., 25 x 32 1/8 in.
  3. Circle of Claude-Joseph Vernet (French, 1714-1789), “Capriccio of a Classical Port, with Mt. Vesuvius,” late 18th/ early 19th c., o/c on masonite, sd., 30¼ x 48½ in.
  4. Joseph Rusling Meeker (American/Louisiana, 1827- 1889), “Bayou View,” 1878, o/c, sd., 14 x 10 in.
  5. Edward Stratton Holloway (American/Pennsylvania, 1859-1939), “A Young Man and a Child beside an Atlantic Beach,” o/c, sd., 30 x 50 in.
  6. Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Mallet Form Vase, Chenghua Mark but Kangxi (1662-1722), h. 10 in.
  7. Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Sleeve Vase, Transitional (c. 1630-1650), h. 10½ in., Prov.: Estate of Philip Kappel; Sotheby’s, January 1982, lot 381.
  8. Fine Georgian Chinoiserie Cabinet on Chest, 18th c., h. 72 in.
  9. Fine Italian Pietra Dura Inlaid Marble Center Table, 19thc., dia. 35 in.
  10. Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Covered Jar, early Kangxi (1662-1722), h. 23½ in., Prov.: Sotheby’s, March 1984, lot 494.
  11. Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Yen Yen Vase, Kangxi (1662-1722), h. 18½ in., Prov.: Sotheby’s, April 1985, lot 170.

  1. Georgian Walnut and Parcel Gilt Mirror, 18th c., h. 56 in.
  2. Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), three painted metal wall sculptures, c. 1949, incl.: “Moon Mask,” “Red Smiling Mask,” and “Blue Mask with Orange Nose,” h. 13¾ to 14½ in., Prov.: Commissioned from the artist by Curtis & Davis Architects for the Sazerac Bar, New Orleans.
  3. Lyell E. Carr (American, 1857-1912), “Near El Caney, Santiago de Cuba,” 1898, o/wood panel, sd., 13 x 9 3/8 in.
  4. John Abbot (American/Georgia, 1751-1840), “White or Red Bill Curlew,” 1791, wc., 11½ x 8½ in.
  5. Gari Melchers (American, 1860-1932), “Marie,” gouache/ paper, sd., 18½ x 11 in., Prov.: Sold for the benefit of the Morris Museum, Augusta, GA.
  6. Regency Brass Inlaid Rosewood Sofa Table, early 19th c., h. 27½ in.
  7. Clementine Hunter (American/Louisiana, 1886-1988), “Saturday Night Juke Joint,” o/canvas board, sd., 16 x 20 in.
  8. American Gothic Carved Mahogany Center Table, mid- 19th c., J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, labeled, h. 29¾ in.
  9. Monumental Newcomb College Art Pottery Vase, 1913, Sadie Irvine, h. 12½ in., Prov.: Ex-Charles and Susan Murphy Collection, New Orleans.
  10. Fine Louis XVI-Style Gilt Bronze-Mounted Mahogany Console, late 19th/early 20th c., Victor Raulin, Paris, labeled, h. 39½ in.
  11. Very Fine Set of Twelve Regency Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs, c. 1805 (showing 6 of 12).
  12. Walter Anderson (American/Mississippi, 1903-1965), “Study for the Proposed Court House Mural,” c. 1963, o/wood, 23¾ x 10½ in.

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