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New Year Premiere Furniture & Decorative Arts AuctionPlatinum House
January 21, 2013
Portland, OR, USALive Auction
Description: A 1920'S AMERICAN TABLE LAMP. The heavy brown-toned original pedestal based standard having twin lights and fitted with 16.50" diameter stained and leaded bent glass shade. Caramel mottled glass complements the brown-toned shade frame with original finial. Height 21.50".
Condition Report: 1: The lamp shows moderate wear with paint loss and small dings. The glass has a few small chips to the underside but they are not visible from the top.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: TAFFRAIL SHIPS LOG, removed from the Tahiti Ketch named the "Migrant," prior to bankruptcy in Portland, OR. Mfg. by Edw. D. Massey, London, Patented: England, Aug. 30, (18)76; and US, Aug.,(18)78. Protractor manufactured by John Bliss & Co.View additional info »
Description: RIP CASWELL ORIGINAL BRONZE WILDLIFE SCULPTURE (Oregon, born 1962-active Rip Caswell Gallery, Troutdale, OR). Titled "Eagle Head," Bald Eagle; incised signature, Rip H. Caswell, '03, #90/150; mounted on round stone plinth. Dimensions: 7.5"L x 6.5"W x 10.5"H.View additional info »
Description: NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN HUNTING POINTS, approximately 61 pieces, (27 pieces in one wood case, 34 in the other), knapped from quartz, chert, agate, obsidian and other materials in various sizes and shapes. Found in the Columbia River basin and central Oregon by a local collector.View additional info »
Description: TIFFANY & CO. STERLING SILVER BOX, pattern #8856, repousse pattern with hinged lid. Dimensions: 3"L x 2.75"W x 2"H. Weight: 3.7 troy ozs.View additional info »
Description: AFTER EDWARD S. CURTIS PHOTOGRAVURE (Seattle, 1868-1952) "Wishham Girl" from a 1910 Curtis photograph, printed by John Andrew and Son, plate 278. Image measures 15.25" x 11", in a wood frame.View additional info »
Description: PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY REPOUSEE BEVELED MIRRORS of rectangular form having C-scroll and heraldic motif adornment and continuous patterned corners. Each mirror measures 12.5 x 9.25" W.
Condition Report: 007: The mirrors are in good condition with a few small dings and scratches.View additional info »
Description: TWO CHINESE CARVED JADE PENDANTS, each of tapering rectangular form with 3-dimensional carvings of a phoenix on one pendant measuring 2"L x 2" Widest, the other a carved monkey and dragon in various shades of green, 2.5"L x 1.5" widest.View additional info »
Description: MEIJI JAPANESE CLOISONNE HIGH SHOULDERED MIXED METALS VASE having high shoulders with a tapering base and resting on a circular foot. Vase is adorned with cloisonne peonies and butterfly.
Condition Report: 009: The vase is in good condition with light wear throughout but the bottom is drilled.View additional info »
Description: MAHOGANY LIFT-TOP WORK TABLE, American, c. 1820-1840, having a rectangular lift top rising to divided interior, the front with false over working drawer, the whole raised on four spiral-turned legs. Dimensions: 28.5"H x 24.25"W x 17.75"D.View additional info »
Description: US MODEL M1 SEMI AUTOMATIC CARBINE (Inland Div), 30 carbine caliber, 18" barrel marked Inland Div.9-43, walnut stock and hand guard, parkerized finish, fifteen round magazine, S&K scope (not drilled, fits in sight dovetail), web sling, serial #858490. Lot requires FFL or background check.View additional info »
Description: HAND KNOTTED ORIENTAL AREA RUG, Indo-Kazak tribal, geometric and stylized floral decoration on light blue ground, 4'8" x 6'8".
Condition Report: 12: The carpet is in good condition with light wear throughout.View additional info »
Description: ELTON BENNETT LIMITED EDITION SERIGRAPH (Washington, 1911-1974) titled "The Valley of Time" depicting figures on mules overlooking the Grand Canyon. Image measures 16" x 22.5", pencil signed "Elton Bennett" lower left and numbered 3/13. Well matted and in a wood frame.View additional info »
Description: WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN NAZI ARMY DAGGER, 9 1/2" double sided blade, honey color celluloid grip, oak leaf pattern pommel, guard has eagle clutching wreath with swastika, blade marked Emil Voos Solingen and snake wrapped around a tree stump, metal sheath with two hanger loops.View additional info »
Description: SHARPS & HANKINS MODEL 3 PEPPERBOX PISTOL, 32 rim fire caliber, blued finish, checkered gutta-percha (hard rubber) grips, round side plate, patent date Jan 25,1859 on left side of frame, four 3 1/2" barrels, rotating firing pin, spur trigger, serial #1408, manufactured 1859-1874. No background check or FFL required.View additional info »
Description: LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SETTEE, American, c. 1900, having an unusually carved and molded spindle mahogany frame with later blue/green stripe upholstery. Dimensions: 37"H X 47.75"W.View additional info »
Description: ELGIN OIL ON CANVAS (American, 20th century) Arid Farm beneath a rocky butte. Image measures 24" x 30", signed "Elgin" lower right and dated (19)33. In a gilt wood frame.View additional info »
Description: VICTROLA OAK-CASED PHONOGRAPH, Victor Talking Machine Co., model VIII, serial #79139F, c. 1911-1924, having a lift top, internal speaker behind double doors, 10" turntable, and double-spring motor. Cabinet dimensions: 13.25"H x 15.5"W x 19.75"L.View additional info »
Description: THIRTEEN NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN HUNTING POINTS, hand knapped from jasper, flint and other materials in various sizes and shapes. Found in the mid-Columbia River area by a local collector. Cased.View additional info »
Description: A PAIR OF HAND KNOTTED ORIENTAL RUNNERS, similar random panel design without borders, both 2'8" x 9'9". See matching lots: 47, 166 and 178.View additional info »
Description: JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN TAISHO PERIOD CHARGER AND PLATE, the larger measuring 16" diameter, the smaller measuring 12" diameter. Each adorned in traditional blue and white landscape reserves.
Condition Report: 021: The chargers show light to moderate wear with a few chips to the edges and scratches.View additional info »
Description: TERI NEVILLE STAINED GLASS WINDOW (Portland, Oregon, 20th/21st century) Northwest Coast Native American style with a raven at center. Set in an octagonal wood frame. Overall 35.5" high.View additional info »
Description: DAN CHOW ORIGINAL BRONZE SCULPTURE, an eagle head on a wood plinth. Monogrammed "DC," dated (20)05 and numbered 1/45. The bronze measures 12" high x 12" long x 8.5" wide, overall: 19" high.
Condition Report: 023: The bronze is in very good condition with light wear throughout. The plinth has a few cracks.View additional info »
Description: CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN LIDDED JAR WITH JAPANESE OIL POT. Jar is topped with foo dog finial over high-shouldered body and is adorned with peony and floral motif. Lidded jar measures 18" h. Oil pot measures 9" high.
Condition Report: 024: The pieces are in good condition with light wear throughout. The oil pot does not have a lid.View additional info »
Description: LYLE TYPE LINE THROWING CANNON, Sculler Safety Corp., New York, serial #3128, with h 2-1/2" bore, 28" long black steel barrel with brass band, brass manufacturer's emblem and black cast iron carriage with two iron wheels. West Point graduate David A. Lyle (1845-1937) was the inventor of this type of gun. These guns were used primarily for shore-based rescue operations. The cannon would fire a line to the distressed party and allow for the person to pull themselves back to safety.View additional info »
Description: TSUCHIYA KOITSU COLOR WOODCUT (Japanese, 1870-1949) titled "Rain Scene at Kofukuji Temple, Nara, in early Spring". 10" by 15". Signed in calligraphy lower right, titled verso. In gilt wood faux bamboo frame.View additional info »
Description: QUILEUTE/MAKAH INDIAN BASKET, double handled, woven from cedar bark, raffia and bear grass. 13.75" long, 8" wide, height 8.50". c.1930's.
Condition Report: 027: The basket is in good condition with ligh twear throughout and a few broken strands.View additional info »
Description: AN OAK CABINET BOOKCASE ON STAND, English, early 20th century, having three interior oak shelves visible through a pair of glass panel doors, the cabinet raised on low table-like base with turned legs and stretchers. Dimensions: 63"H x 38"W x 12"D.View additional info »
Description: BRITISH STAFFORDSHIRE WEDDING COUPLE FIGURINE, hand painted under glaze, measuring 13.5" tall. c.1900.
Condition Report: 029: The piece is in good overall condition with gilding loss and crazing.View additional info »
Description: FRAMED SET OF TURKISH IZNIK POTTERY TILES, Ottoman Empire style, featuring twelve large tiles forming an underglaze floral design on a dark blue ground and black border. Outside wood frame dimensions: 34.5" x 26.5".View additional info »
Description: U.S. NAVY BU SHIPS COMPASS IN OAK CASE, C.G. Conn, Ltd., Elkhart, Indiana, Mark I, serial #8540, dated 1942, 7.25"D dial, black cast iron case in brass gimbal mount.View additional info »
Description: TWO POLYCHROME BRONZE WILDLIFE EAGLE SCULPTURES, each eagle having silver gilthead and tail, and gold accents; one carrying a fish, with wings outstretched upward, raised on round marble plinth, 23.5 inches; the other, wings spread and grasping a small bird in one talon, raised on round marble plinth, 22.5"H.View additional info »
Description: SIG SAUER MOSQUITO DOUBLE ACTION SEMI AUTOMATIC PISTOL, 22 lr caliber, 3.98" barrel, reverse two tone finish, polymer frame, molded grips, decocker, picatinny rail on bottom of frame, ten shot magazine, adjustable three dot sights, original plastic box with papers, serial #F111983. Lot requires FFL or background check.View additional info »
Description: ROSSI MODEL 720 DOUBLE ACTION REVOLVER, 44 special caliber, 3" barrel, stainless finish, rubber grips, five shot fluted cylinder, fixed sights, hammerless, serial #AB111912. Lot requires FFL or background check.View additional info »
Description: HAND KNOTTED ORIENTAL CARPET, Persian Serapi design, central geometric medallion and overall stylized floral pattern on red ground with light green spandrels, 5'0" x 8'0".
Condition Report: 34: The carpet is in good condition with light wear throughout.View additional info »
Description: TWO WESTERN MULE DEER TROPHY MOUNTS, each a large trophy-size buck with 5x6 and 4x5 horn racks.View additional info »
Description: ROSITA DE HERRERA REDWARE BOWL having raised banded geometric sun motif in sienna and buff and signed on the bottom "Rosita DeHerrera San Juan Pue. N.M." (Daughter of Tomasita Montoya, active 1970 to present day). Bowl measures 7" diameter widest x 4.5" high.
Condition Report: 036: The pot is in good condition with light wear throughout and no visible chips or repairs.View additional info »
Description: BOB BLUE OIL ON CANVAS (Massachusetts, 1924-2008) Football Game. Image measures 30" x 40", signed "R. Blue" lower right. In a wood frame.View additional info »
Description: JAMES MARCH PHILLIPS WATERCOLOR ON PAPER (California, 1913-1981) Seabirds on the shore. Image measures 12" x 12", signed James March Phillips upper left. In metal frame.View additional info »
Description: NINETEEN NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN ARROW HEADS and bird points, hand knapped from local materials, including several gem points. Cased. Found in Oregon by a local collector.View additional info »
Description: LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SETTEE, Louis XV sub style, American, c. 1900, having a carved and molded mahogany frame with later floral and grape upholstery. Dimensions: 36.75"H x 53.25"W.View additional info »
Description: RUBY, DIAMOND AND FOURTEEN KARAT GOLD RING, with two round-cut diamonds separated by an oval-cut ruby weighing approximately 0.95 ct. Estimated weight for both diamonds: 0.22 ct. Ring size: 7-3/4.View additional info »
Description: PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each 14k gold set with an oval ruby cabochon and five round-cut diamonds.View additional info »
Description: RUBY AND FOURTEEN KARAT GOLD RING, with 13 channel set rubies together weighing approximately 0.49 ct. Ring size: 6-1/4.View additional info »
Description: TWO NAUTICAL CHANNEL MARKER LIGHTS, similar cylindrical cast brass cases, blue lens version by Lovell of Arlington, Virginia, USCG (Coast Guard) lettering; red lens version by Westinghouse, USLHS (U.S. Light House Service) lettering, dated 1935. Respective heights: 24 and 23 inches.View additional info »
Description: WORLD WAR TWO UTICA MODEL M3 FIGHTING KNIFE, eight groove stacked leather grip, 6 5/8" blade (double sided 1/3 back), peened pommel with flaming bomb proof, blade marked "US M3-UTICA", M8 sheath marked B M Co and ink stamped A-2849.View additional info »
Description: HAND KNOTTED ORIENTAL AREA RUG, Pakistani-Persian, stylized floral pattern on light blue ground, 5'0" x 8'0".View additional info »
Description: HAND KNOTTED ORIENTAL CARPET, random color panel design without borders, 7'11" x 10'4". See rug lots: 20, 166 and 178.View additional info »
Description: JOHN W. NIETO SERIGRAPH (American, born 1936) titled "American Survivor," depicting a warrior on horseback. Image measures 31" x 38", signed Nieto lower right, numbered 162/195. With copy of a Certificate of Authenticity. In a wood frame.View additional info »
Description: CARTIER AND BACCARAT CRYSTAL DECANTERS, 2 pieces: Cartier cut crystal with molded emblem stopper, 11.25"H; and one, mouth blown, marked Baccarat, with stopper. 14"H.View additional info »