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Thu, Jul 14, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 51

Collection of 13 Decorative Table Articles

Estimate: $100 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

20th century, St. Louis Pope Pius IX bust, depicted in papal robes and cross, name plate below bust reads "PIE IX", raised on square base with truncated edges, verso with molded signature "St Louis/Depose", 10-1/4 in.; diminutive pitcher tan body with blue handle, 4 in.; molded pitcher with diamond decoration, 6 in.; pair of engraved vases, bulbous form, flared lip, circular foot, engraved foliate decoration with applied swirls, 5-3/4 in.; cameo glass biscuit barrel, silver plate mounts, depicting irises, marked to base "VS" centered with a sailing ship, 10 in.; together with an aluminum metal coaster, reading "Paul and Beeman Inc./Appreciation Club Award/June 1950", 3-3/4 in.; Bohemian beer glass, decorative etching to rim, 5-5/8 in.; molded glass lidded compote with "Pennsylvania Hand" finial, 9-5/8 in.; molded creamer, pattern of alternating plain and stippled sections, C scroll handle, 6-1/2 in.; wine goblet, raised on plinth base, 7-1/4 in.; decanter of bell form, with flared lip, hexagonal stopper with mushroom finial, body with applied frosted medallions of the Liberty Bell, and others, dated 1887, 10-1/4 in.; earthenware coffee pot with twisted handle and leaf finial decorated in plaid, marked to base "Blair Decorated by Hand", 7-3/4 in.

Provenance: Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art, sold to benefit the Decorative Arts Acquisition Fund


scratching, some minor chips, air bubbles, anomalies (as made), residue to coaster, wear to bases, decanter with large chip to stopper base, detached but retained, each with accession number

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