This is an excellently and intricately carved boxwood very charming netsuke,made by the native of Ukraine Alexander Derkachenko. It depicts a seated Okame who is laughing as she holds a large Cucumber. Signed in seal form.
Netsuke is stained in tan and brown colors. It measures 1.21 inches (3.1cm) wide, and 1.52 inches (3.8cm) tall. It is in outstanding condition, as may be seen in the posted photos.
Alexander Derkachenko is a contemporary artist born in Sambor, Ukraine, in 1964...
A beautifully rendered portrait done in watercolor on organic material. The sitter is Jeanne Marie Schrillier (?), an attractive woman attired in a greenish dress, with a lace cap with a green ribbon, the lace tied in a neat bow at her throat...
A fine miniature painting of a handsome young man attired in a dark blue jacket with black velvet lapels, a white stock and gray vest. Signed lower right "J.T." for John Turmeau. The miniature is in a gilt metal case, the elaborate reverse of which has a lock of hair with a faux pearl circlet and a cobalt glass shield, the whole displayed on a worked foil background, all under glass.
The condition of the miniature is quite good, with some craquelure showing on the jacket...
Original oil painting on canvas by Jacques Koslowsky (born Jokubas Kazlauskas in Lithuania in 1904-died in Mallorca in 1993). Signed J. Koslowsky l.r. Also inscribed "Italy 1945" and K-431-2 on stretcher. 20" by 28" framed. Jacques Koslowsky was an important "Litvak" artist from the late "Ecole de Paris". He studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in that city but fled to the United States before WWII. He eventually returned to Europe and settled in Mallorca...
Original oil painting on panel by Zygmunt Schreter (born in Lodz Poland in 1896, died in Paris in 1977). Signed l.l. Bears the French Customs export stamp verso. Schreter was an important artist of the Ecole de Paris. He studied in Berlin with Lovis Corinth and was a member of the circle of Moses Kisling.
The size of work: 20 1/8" x 28 3/4". It is very unique original work by Zeka Marquez. It has abstract human form. It is mixed media work with black, dark purple, coating with some kind glossy finish. There are some straight line as parts of his work. It is done on special fine heavy thick watercolor painting board with wavy texture surface. When looking at work by angle you will see some sort of metallic finish. The work is done by Zeka Marquez...
A charming miniature portrait, watercolor on natural wafer, of a young woman with reddish brown hair adorned with a white lace ribbon, and wearing a black gown. This is an unusual piece in that it was painted with the underlying material rotated 45 degrees so that it is in a diamond shaped format. Signed "Victoria Coursault" on the backing paper.
Fine condition with no chips, cracks, paint loss, or restoration. Housed in a leather traveling case...
Original oil painting on canvas by Alcides Cruz (Brazil, 1913-1988) of a construction scene with a large worker in the foreground. MCM. Signed l.r. and verso. 38" by 32" in its original frame. Excellent condition. Alcides Cruz is a modernist Brazilian painter who exhibited from the forties through the seventies in Rio de Janeiro and in Madrid.
Original oil painting on canvas by Olivier (Oliver) Foss (USA, France, 1920-2002). Mid century. Original frame. Original gallery label from the Leger Galleries. Signed upper right. In excellent condition. Olivier Foss was a well known American in Paris.
Unusual Japanese okimono of an ant with lifelike rendering made out of leather hide. Mounted on custom metal base for display.
Dimensions: 16.25" H x 4.5" W x 6" D (on base)
(American 1857-1951 )
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
and dated May, 1889, also signed and
titled on the back of the canvas.
The frame retains labels from Thomas A Wilmurt (a frame maker in NYC from 1866-1894), and James S Earle and Son, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia (fine art dealers and framers)
Painting: 34 ½” x 23 ½”
Frame: 46 ½” x 35 ½
A painter of genre, especially lonely women and children awa...
A miniature painting displaying the work of Walter Stephens Lethbridge at its finest. The sitter, according to family records of the former owners, is H.B. Lott, a Member of Parliament from Honiton, Devon...
A strongly limned portrait on natural material, in a gutta percha case. The sitter, with one hand resting on her arm, is a woman with dark hair and hazel eyes, wearing drop earrings, a black dress with a transparent lace bodice and collar. She is posed in a chair with a plant with red flowers to her right.
The condition of the painting and the case is excellent, with the sight size of the painting being 3" by 2 1/2", and the closed case size of 3 3/4" by 3 1/4".
Confidently attributed to Edward Savage, this miniature portrait is painted on organic material. The sitter, who has a strong countenance and blue eyes, is wearing a deep blue coat with gold buttons, a white vest and shirt, and a white cravat.
The painting is in excellent condition, with no flaws, and is housed in a gilt copper case, the reverse of which has a glazed aperture containing woven plaits of hair...
A sweet portrait miniature, on natural wafer, of a blue-eyed baby, signed lower right by Versteeg, a 19th c artist. Both the painting and the bronze stand-up frame are in excellent condition. Sight size is 1 3/5" in diameter, and the frame size is 2 3/4" by 2 1/8".
Biographical Note: Florence Biddle Versteeg (fl late 19th c - early 20th c) worked in Boston and also is known to have exhibited in Kansas City.
A nicely rendered posthumous portrait on organic wafer, based on an earlier full size oil painting. According to family history of the previous owners, the sitter is American Revolutionary War General Andrew Porter...
The Original Serigraph by Mark King
The artist: Mark King
Title: "Doughnut Hole" from Golf Series II Unframed.
I had this Serigraph since 1990, it never been framed.
The condition: Mint Condition, Sold Out Edition
The Paper size:21"X25" Image size: 15"x20"
Signed by artist : Lower right, Edition numbered: lower left by pencil. CI/CXLV
The publisher: Martin Lawrence Limited Edition, 1990
Printed on 100 % Arches paper. The title of this serigraph is "Putt...
A wonderfully limed work of a young man, done by John Barry. The porcelain-complected sitter, with reddish-brown hair and brown eyes, is finely dressed in a white cravat, a green and cream striped vest and a silk-lined black coat.
The painting is in excellent condition, with no flaws (the white area on the left is light reflection), and is housed in its original gold bracelet slide case. The sight size is 1 1/2" by 1 1/4".
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: John Barry, who lived in London and was activ...