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NEW DATE! Don’s next auction will be Saturday, November 10th via LiveAuctioneers.com and LIVE in our Gallery in Orange, beginning at 12 Noon Pacific – See you there!

Don Presley will present his next auction via LiveAuctioneers.com this coming November 10, 2012. All bidding will take place LIVE AT OUR GALLERY IN ORANGE, plus live online, along with telephone bidding and absentee bids.

NOTE: Don has decided that with election day coming, it would be better to have the sale after the event, so we’ve moved the date to Saturday, November 10th. See you then!

 

Please click here to view the auction catalog at LiveAuctioneers

Here are some featured items from our upcoming sale – click the links to view the lots at LiveAuctioneers and leave a bid!


Lot 134A MONUMENTAL BRONZE BY JEAN-LOUIS GREGOIRE
Two French Soldiers on the Field of Battle. Signed L. Gregoire, La Defense du Drapeau (1850-1890). Measures 36″ tall. Estimate $15,000 – $20,000 Starting Bid $9,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 135A FRENCH BRONZE SCULPTURE “MELODIE”
Albert Ernest Belleuse (1824-1887) Beautiful young lady with a lyre title plaque inscribed “Melodie Par Carrier Belleuse (Sculp). Signed “A. Carrier Belleuse / Hors Concours”. Small damage to finger on right hand. Some wear on patina due to age. Measures 31″ tall. Estimate $8,000 – $12,000 Starting Bid $5,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 151 EMPIRE STYLE 5 PIECE PARLOR SET
Including a sofa, loveseat, two arm chairs and ottoman. All with red and gold fabric with gilt bronze ormolu decorations. Sofa measures 42″ tall x 79″ long x 21 1/2″ deep. Estimate $5,000 – $8,000 Starting Bid $5,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 154 PAIR OF GILT BRONZE CANDELABRAS
On marble bases. Measures 46″ tall x 10 1/2″ wide x 18 1/2″ deep. Estimate $5,000 – $7,000 Starting Bid $5,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 216 LIMOGES ENAMEL ON COPPER PLAQUE
Museum Quality With Original 19th Century Gilt Bronze Frame. Signed Lower Left. Very Unusual Size With Self Standing Frame. Measures 14 1/2′ x 21′. Estimate $5,000 – $8,000. Starting Bid $5,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 218 PAIR PALATIAL SATSUMA JARDINARES
19th Century On Carved Wood Bases. Measures 48′ Tall. Estimate $3,500 – $4,000. Starting Bid $3,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 222B VICTORIAN MUSIC BOX WITH 3 ROLLS
Swiss Mermond Freres Cylinder Rosewood Inlaid Marquetry Music Box. Circa 1890. Drawer on bottom holds three cylinders. Measures 14 1/2″ tall x 37 1/2″ wide x 18″ deep. Estimate $4,500 – $5,500 Starting Bid $3,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 268 PAIR BOHEMIAN CAMEO GLASS LUSTERS
Most Unusual. On Stand. Measures 21 1/2″ Tall. Estimate $5,000 – $8,000. Starting Bid $5,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 271 SEVRES HAND PAINTED PALATIAL VASE
With Cover. Artist Signed And Marked Sevres. Measures 33′ Tall x 22 1/2″ Long. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Starting Bid $10,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 280 PAIR OF CARVED IVORY TUSKS
With Inlaid Precious Stones. Artist Signed. With Wood Stands. Weighs 8,000 Grams. Measures 36″ Tall. Estimate $8,000. – $15,000. Starting Bid $8,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 464 ISLAMIC SILK JACKET
Measures 23″ across chest, 29 1/2″ in length, and has 7″ sleeves. Estimate $3,000 – $5,000. Starting Bid $3,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 51 KPM PORCELAIN GROUP OF CHILDREN
Marked on bottom. Measures 11 1/4″ tall x 11 1/2″ wide. Estimate $300 – $600 Starting Bid $300. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 100A MEISSEN 10 PIECE TEA SET
19th Century. Set includes a serving tray 19″ wide, covered teapot 6″ tall, 2 teacups & 2 saucers, covered sugar bowl, and creamer. Meissen marks on bottom. Estimate $1,500 – $2,000 Starting Bid $1,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 100B WESTMORLAND MILBURN 100PC STERLING SET
Rose Pattern 1940 with original case. Set includes 11 knives, 11 forks, 8 salad / dessert forks, 24 teaspoons,11 table spoons, 8 beverage spoons, 7 butter knives, 7 condiment forks, 4 large serving spoons, pie server, meat fork, gravy spoon, salad fork & spoon, and 4 assorted serving pieces. Total weight 103 ounces. Estimate $2,500 – $4,000 Starting Bid $2,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 102 SIX BACCARAT BOWLS WITH UNDERPLATES
19th Century. Bowl measures 2 1/2″ tall x 4 1/2″ diameter and plates 7″ diameter. Estimate $1,500 – $2,000 Starting Bid $1,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 108 SIGNED BACCARAT CRYSTAL CLOCK
19th Century. Comes in four pieces with hidden small chips. Measures 14″ tall x 9″ wide. Estimate $3,500 – $4,000 Starting Bid $3,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 132 PAIR OF CHINESE FOO LIONS ON GLASS BALLS
Silver foo dogs on top and dragons on the sides. Silver is hallmarked on bottom (see pictures). Measures 3″ tall. Estimate $400 – $500 Starting Bid $400. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 196 TIFFANY STYLE TURTLE BACK LAMP
With mosaic base and jeweled dragon fly shade. Measures 32″ tall and shade 19 1/2″ diameter. Estimate $500 – $900 Starting Bid $500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 460 JERUSALEM MEA SHARIM ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH
With certificate on back: After Rabi Raphaely, Israel Art Center. Measures 28″ x 34″ with frame. Estimate $100 – $500. Starting Bid $100. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 479 BRONZE STATUE OF INDIAN CALLING EAGLE
Measures 45″ tall x 54″ wide. Estimate $1,500 – $2,500 Starting Bid $700. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 509 LALIQUE NUDES VASE
Crystal and frosted glass vase depicting female dancing nudes. Originally designed by Rene Lalique in 1927. Base has “Lalique France” etched into it. Measures 9 1/2″ Tall x 7 3/8″ Diameter. Estimate $800. -$1,500. Starting Bid $600. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 517 FOUR FOLK ART HAND MADE CANES
From the estate of William F. Gall SR. Known as the King of Cane Makers of Allegheny County. WW1 Silver Star Recipient and has made over 500 canes as seen in Presidential Libraries. Largest measures 42 1/2″ Long. Estimate $400. – $600. Starting Bid $200. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 31 TIFFANY STYLE FAVRILE GLASS LILY LAMP
Patinated Bronze Base Has 18 Shades. Marked on Bottom ‘Buffalo Metal Works Pasadena CA. 173′. 20th Century. Measures 23′ Tall. Estimate $2,500 – $3,500. Starting Bid $800. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 51 KPM PORCELAIN GROUP OF CHILDREN
Marked on bottom. Measures 11 1/4″ tall x 11 1/2″ wide. Estimate $300 – $600. Starting Bid $300. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 56 RUSSIAN IMPERIAL LETTER OPENER
Faberge makers mark and superb enamel with “84” silver mark on grip with jade blade. Comes in fitted box. Letter opener measures 11 1/2″ long. Estimate $2,200 – $3,500. Starting Bid $2,200. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 59 ONYX & CHAMPLEVE CLOCK SET
With matching garnitures. Clock measures 11 1/2″ tall x 7″ wide and garnitures measure 11 1/2″ tall. Estimate $2,500 – $3,500. Starting Bid $2,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers

Lot 63 RUSSIAN ENAMEL OVER SILVER KOVSH
With Russian marks “3A 84″. Measures 1″ tall x 3 1/2″ wide. Estimate $900 – $1,200. Starting Bid $900. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers

Lot 76 MONUMENTAL AMPHORA BASE
With children and flowers. Signed on bottom. Measures 22″ tall. Estimate $900 – $1,500. Starting Bid $900. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 96 THREE PIECE CLOCK SET
Clock measures 25″ tall. Candelabras measure 24 3/4″ tall x 10 1/2″ wide. Estimate $2,500 – $4,000. Starting Bid $2,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 138 MUSEUM QUALITY PIETRA DURA PLAQUE
Paper plaque on back (see picture). Measures 26″ x 19″ without frame. Estimate $12,000 – $15,000 Starting Bid $12,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 208 CHINESE ENAMEL OVER PORCELAIN PLAQUE
19th Century. Has Poem & Signature. Measures 12 1/2′ x 9′. Estimate $1,000 – $1,200. Starting Bid $1,000.< Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 223 RUSSIAN ENAMEL OVER SILVER TEA SET
19th Century. Stamped MC / AC / 1894′. 8 Pieces Total. Including Sugar, Creamer, Two Cups, Two Saucers, Tongs & Spoon. Largest Measures 5 1/2′ Tall. Estimate $9,000 – $12,000. Starting Bid $9,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 217 MAGNIFICENT KPM PLAQUE OF NUDE
19th Century. Signed Lower Right. Original Carved Gilt Wood Frame. Measures 17′ x 14′ With Frame. Estimate $6,000 – $8,000. Starting Bid $6,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 207 PAIR OF MEISSEN TAZZAS
Reticulated And Embossed Flowers. Measures 11 1/2′ Tall. Estimate $2,800 – $3,500. Starting Bid $2,800. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 202 GILT BRONZE ORMOLU & MARBLE CLOCK SET
Total 4 pieces. 19th Century. Face Reads ‘ T. Dickinson Buffalo ‘. Clock Measures 19′ Tall x 19′ Wide x 12′ Deep. Candelabras Measures 22 1/2′ Tall. Estimate $10,000 – 12,000. Starting Bid $10,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 91 PAIRPOINT PUFFY LAMP
Base is stamped “Pairpoint Mfg.” Grape shade is dated May 31, 1910. Reverse painted with polychrome enamels. Many small chips around the rim. Measures 21″ tall x 14″ diameter. Estimate $3,500 – $7,000. Starting Bid $3,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 97 19th CENTURY AUBUSSON TAPESTRY
Measures 78″ x 82″. Estimate $11,000 – $25,000. Starting Bid $11,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 95 PAIR OF PATE-SUR-PATE VASES
Painted and hand-tooled in white slip with cranes and foliage on a fawn ground. Some gold loss on base and rim. Marked on the bottom (see photo). Measures 10 1/2″ tall. Estimate $2,700 – $3,500. Starting Bid $2,700. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 164 GILT BRONZE NUDE LADY ON A SOFA
Measures 6 3/4″ tall x 13 1/2″ wide x 6 /4″ deep. Estimate $200 – $300 Starting Bid $200. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 193 EMPIRE STYLE MARBLE TOP DROP FRONT DESK
With gilt bronze ormolu. Measures 36 1/4″ tall x 37″ wide x 16 1/2″ deep. Estimate $1,000 – $1,500 Starting Bid $1,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 97a  LARGE TAPESTRY
Measures 81″ x 78″. Estimate $12,000 – $15,000. Starting Bid $10,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 135A FRENCH BRONZE SCULPTURE “MELODIE”
Albert Ernest Belleuse (1824-1887) Beautiful young lady with a lyre title plaque inscribed “Melodie Par Carrier Belleuse (Sculp). Signed “A. Carrier Belleuse / Hors Concours”. Small damage to finger on right hand. Some wear on patina due to age. Measures 31″ tall. Estimate $8,000 – $12,000 Starting Bid $5,000.< Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 135B PROSPER LECOURTIER 1855-1924 BRONZE
Signed P. LECOURTIER and with a bronze plaque inscribed FANTASIA ARABE/ Par Lecourtier (sculpteur). bronze, polychrome patina, rich brown and claret LITERATURE AND REFERENCES Pierre Kjellberg, Bronzes of the 19th Century, Dictionary of Sculptors, Paris, 1994, p. 420 (for an illustration of the present model) CATALOGUE NOTE Prosper Lecourtier studied sculpture under Coutan and the celebrated animalier sculptor Frémiet. He exhibited at the Salon almost every year from 1875 to 1924 and was awarded a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. He is known to have collaborated with Hippolyte Moreau and some works are signed by both artists. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000 Starting Bid $5,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 142A OIL ON CANVAS OF PEOPLE IN A FIELD
With heavy frame. Unsigned. Measures 51″ x 41″ with frame. Estimate $4,000 – $5,000 Starting Bid $3,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 142B HENRY WILLIAM PICKERSGILL PAINTING
Portrait of “Francis Dennis Massey-Dawson” Born September 23, 1803 and Died November 16, 1870. Measures 40 1/2″ x 35 1/2″ with frame. Estimate $8,000 – $12,000 Starting Bid $2,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 155A BRONZE DORE CHARIOT CLOCK
Measures 17″ tall x 19″ wide. Estimate $2,500 – $3,500 Starting $1,800. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 155B METAL GILT FIGURAL CLOCK
Measures 25″ tall x 25″ wide. Estimate $2,500 – $3,500 Starting Bid $2,000. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 183A BRONZE PAIR OF PUTTI CANDELABRAS
Measures 25″ tall x 14 3/4″ wide. Estimate $3,500 – $4,500 Starting Bid $2,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 222A CHARLES X FRENCH BURNT MAPLE SECRETAIRE
Inlaid marquetry with key. Circa 1840. Measures 37″ tall x 48″ wide x 22 1/4″ deep. Estimate $3,500 – $4,000 Starting Bid $2,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers


Lot 222B VICTORIAN MUSIC BOX WITH 3 ROLLS
Swiss Mermond Freres Cylinder Rosewood Inlaid Marquetry Music Box. Circa 1890. Drawer on bottom holds three cylinders. Measures 14 1/2″ tall x 37 1/2″ wide x 18″ deep. Estimate $4,500 – $5,500 Starting Bid $3,500. Click here to view this lot at LiveAuctioneers

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