June 20, 2021 Auction
    
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Lot 50 :
PIETRO CONSAGRA (Italian, 1920-2005) BRONZE
Racconto di Marinaio, 1961
sgn. on base CONSAGRA 61, also 0/3 (edition out of three), 15.75 by 14.5 in.
Prov: From the private collection of a Washington State gentleman.
This to be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne of the artist's work.
From the…  MORE
Estimate: $12,000 - $16,000

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Lot 51 :
MARCEL ANDRE BOURAINE (France, 1886-1948) BRONZE
art deco nude woman
sgn. Bouraine, foundry mark Susse Freres, Paris; 12"h; 14"w; 7"d  
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000

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Lot 52 :
PIETRO GABRINI (Italian 1856-1926)
gentleman playing lute, woman playing harp
sgn. l.l., watercolor/ paper, 21 by 29 in; framed under glass, 28.5 by 36 in  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 53 :
V. BRIGGS, 19th/20th c.
Grand Canal, Venice
sgn. l.r. V. Briggs, o/c (relined), 24 by 30 in., framed 29.5 in. by 35.5 in.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 54 :
AMERICAN, 19th c.
initialed l.r., o/c, 5 by 6.5 in. original ornate gilt frame 12 by 13.5 in.
Three strips of the inner molding on frame missing.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 55 :
AMERICAN, 19th c.
lake scene with figures and house
inscribed on back Presented to Wm. T. Lowber from A.M. Stevenson, o/c, 10 by 13 in; period gilt frame, 17 by 20 in.
The lower part of the inscription in under the stretcher (see photo).  
Estimate: $300 - $400

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Lot 56 :
JOHN COLEMAN (American, b. 1949) BRONZE
Breath of the Great Spirit
sgn. and dated Coleman '96 / 16/35 (limited edition); cold painted cast bronze, 27" h; total incl. wood plinth 33.5" h  
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

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Lot 57 :
JAMES GRUZALSKI (Arizona, b. 1938) BRONZE
Native American warrior with eagle headdress
sgn. GRUZALSKI / 6/25 limited edition; 20" h  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 58 :
DANTE V. de FLORIO (Florida, 1921-2009) BRONZE
Bareback
sgn. and dated on base Dante V de Florio, 1985 / USA / 2/6 limited edition, 15"h
  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 59 :
EDWARD LEAR (England/ Italy, 1812-1888)
The Red Tower or St. Agatha's Tower, Malta
initialed and dated l. r. 1866, watercolor and ink on paper, inscribed with location on reverse; 7.5 by 10.75 in.; framed 16.5 by 18.5 in.
From the collection of a Lexington, Massachusetts couple who…  MORE
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 60 :
LUIGI MARIA GALEA (Malta, 1847-1917)
panoramic view of Mdina, Malta
with figures on road, sgn. l.r., L.M. Galea, o/board, framed under glass; 12.5 by 31 in.; framed 16.5 by 34.5 in.
From the collection of a Lexington, Massachusetts couple who have a second home in Malta.
The fortified…  MORE
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Lot 61 :
LUIGI MARIA GALEA (Malta, 1847-1917)
panoramic view of Valletta, Malta, with figures and sheep on road
sgn. l.r. L.M. Galea, o/b; 12.5 by 31 in.; framed 14 by 32.5 in.
From the collection of a Massachusetts couple who have a second home in Malta.
Surface dirt, in need…  MORE
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Lot 62 :
LUIGI MARIA GALEA (Malta, 1847-1917)
House of the Surgeon General, Malta
sgn and dated l. l, L.M. Galea / 1911; o/b, 9.5 by 12.5 in.; framed 16.5 by 14.25 in.
From the collection of a Massachusetts couple who have a second home in Malta.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 63 :
(on 2) LUIGI MARIA GALEA (Malta, 1847-1917)
saiboat, Malta
sgn l. l. o/b, 5.5 by 3.75 in.; framed 10 by 8.5 in.; along with
harbor view, sgn l.r., L. Galea / MALTA, watercolor on paper; 4.5 by 7.75 in.; framed under glass, 9 by 12.5 in.
From the collection of…  MORE
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 64 :
(on 3) MALTA HARBOR SCENES
panoramic scene in 2 parts, inscribed l.l., Malta Harbour / Oct 19 1849, pastel and pencil on paper, 3.5 by 13.5 in., framed under glass 11.5 by 22 in.; and
channel view with ship, initialed l.r. GE S, inscribed in…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 65 :
(on 3) 19TH C. PANORAMIC SKETCHES OF MALTA
series of (3)- harbor view, ocean view and city view, dated in pencil March 25-26, 1841; watercolor and pencil on paper; all measure 7 by 19 in.; matching floating frames 16 by 28.5 in.
From the collection of a Massachusetts couple…  MORE
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 66 :
(on 3) WATERCOLORS OF MALTA
large harbor view through ancient arch with figures, sgn. illegibly l.r., 18.5 by 12.5 in. (sight); framed under glass, 28 by 22 in.; Our House / Strada Fosse; 15 by 10 in. (sight) framed under glass 22 by 17 in.;…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 67 :
(on 5) JOSEPH GALEA (Malta, 1904-1985) WATERCOLORS
city road with people and church, sgn. l.l. Joseph Galea, Malta, 10 by 7.5 in. (sight); framed 17 by 14 in.; Tower del Valetta 1954, titled and dated in pencil, 8 by 10 in. (image); framed 14 by 16 in.;…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 68 :
(on 6) VINCENZO D'ESPOSITO (Malta, 1886-1946)
all signed watercolors: moonlit water scene, 4 by 11 (sight); framed 10 by 17 in.; with (2) smaller versions, 3 by 6.5 in. (sight); framed 11 by 14 in., the other 4 by 6 in. (sight); framed, 8.5 by 10.5…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 69 :
CHARLES FREDERICK VON BROCKTORFF (Germany/Denmark/Malta, 1775-1850)
View of Grandmaster's Palace on Piazza San Giorgio, Valetta, Malta
sgn. l.r., watercolor on paper, 8.5 by 12.5 in.; framed 17.5 by 21.5 in.  
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 70 :
ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17th c.
head of the Virgin Mary wearing a green mantle
o/p, 14 by 17 in.; in carved and gilt gesso tabernacle frame 22.5 by 27 in. (Lunette Sansovino frame)
From a private Massachusetts collection, purchased in Puerto Rico in 1978.  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 71 :
ITALIAN SCOOL, 17th or earlier
Ecco Homo, Christ with crown of thorns
o/c, unframed, 36 by 23 in.; red wax seal on stretcher
From a private Massachusetts collection.  
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 72 :
SOUTH AMERICAN, 19th c.
Saint Jose de Charitas
o/c; 29 by 25 in.; framed
From the estate of a Beacon St., Boston gentleman, purchased in Chile in the early 1970's.
This painting was examined by a leading Brazilian expert, now deceased, by the name…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 73 :
SPANISH COLONIAL, CUZCO SCHOOL, 18th c.
Christo de los Temblores (Taytacha Temblores)
Christ crucified with mourning cherubs to either side
o/c (old reline), unframed, 74 by 54 in.
This is the sisth installment CRN Auctions has sold from the Spanish Colonial collection of
this Connecticut gentleman. Purchased Sotheby's New York…  MORE
Estimate: $3,500 - $5,500

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Lot 74 :
SPANISH COLONIAL, CUZCO SCHOOL, early 19th c.
Nuestra Senora de Belen (Our Lady of Bethlehem)
o/c, 42 by 30.25 in.; framed 46.5 by 35 in.
This is the sixth installment CRN Auctions has sold from the Spanish Colonial collection of
this Connecticut gentleman.
Old repair/patch of vertical tear.  
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,700

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Lot 75 :
SPANISH COLONIAL, CUZCO SCHOOL, 17/18th c.
Virgen del Rosario de Pomata
o/c (relined), 44 by 30 in.; framed 47.5 by 33.25 in.
This is the sixth installment CRN Auctions has sold from the Spanish Colonial collection of
this Connecticut gentleman.  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Lot 76 :
LARGE SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER-CLAD FIGURE, ARCHANGEL SAN MIGUEL
1770-1788, plinth marked ABILA (Pedro de Avila), the assayers zig-zag marks and eagle; the figure, clad in chased and embossed silver armor, wearing a three feathered helmet, is holding a scale and sword, and is standing on an inverted bowl-style…  MORE
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Lot 77 :
SPANISH COLONIAL CARVED WOOD BABY JESUS FRAGMENT
Guatemala, 18th c., from a large Madonna figure, Jesus holding orb with cross symbolizing "Salvador del Mundo", his right hand raised in blessing, the hand of Mary supports him; his head with a silver resplendor of rays, overall dimensions; 20"h;…  MORE
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 78 :
SPANISH COLONIAL CARVED COQUERA (YERBERA) AND SILVER CALERO
18th c., Alto Peru, from the workshops of the Moxos, Chiquitos or Guarani Jesuit Missions, shaped, shell-form hinged lid, the conforming body with overall carving, 6"h; 8.5"w; along with a silver CALERO used to spread lime (cal) over coca leaves,…  MORE
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 79 :
EXCEPTIONAL SPANISH COLONIAL INLAID TABERNACLE
18th c., Hispano-Filipino
cylinder-form, bone inlaid tabernacle with double doors and silver ball and cross finial; the interior with chased silver framing holds carved bone figure of St. Christopher with baby Jesus on his shoulder, 8.5" tall. Each door is fitted…  MORE
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Lot 80 :
SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER LIDDED TUREEN WITH LADLE
Bolivia, 19th c., footed tureen with etched decoration, 9"h; 10"w (handle to handle); 40 troy oz. (1252g); ladle 13"; 7.3 troy oz. (226g)
From the private collection of a Connecticut gentleman purchased in La Paz, Bolivia in 1970. La Paz…  MORE
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 81 :
(on 2) SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER MOUNTED MATE GOURDS
both for yerba mate, the taller with chained lid, 7.25"h; gourd 3.25" diam; the smaller for drinking with metal bombilla (straw), 4.5"h; gourd 2.75" diam.
Known for it stimulant benefits, yerba mate was harvested from wild stands of the plant.…  MORE
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

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Lot 82 :
SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER INCENSE BURNER (SAHUMADOR)
19th c., possibly Argentina, the lidded bowl with bird finial nested in three floral lily stems mounted on incised dish with masque feet, 9.5"h; 6.25" diam.
From the private collection of a Connecticut gentleman.  
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 83 :
SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER AND NUT MONEY BOX (ALCANCIA)
Guatemala, 1780-1790, turkey-form, incised morro nut torso with applied silver turkey components, standing on rectangular silver base with ball feet. The initials JC and WH carved in the nut under the hinge of the lid indicate that this was a…  MORE
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 84 :
(2) SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER DEVOTIONAL CROWNS
c. 1700, both pierced and foliate chased with ball finial supporting a cross, the larger with remnants of parcel gilt to top portion and winged cherub head beneath cross, 7.5"h; 5.5" max. diam.; 3.5" base diam.; 14.8 troy oz. (460g);…  MORE
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 85 :
RARE MATCHED PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL LIDDED COCONUT CUPS
Mexico, multiple marks on lids, GNZ Assayer, 1750-1760 Aguila
silver lids with bird finials; incised decoration to nut; pierced double, silver handles; on round, silver footed base, 6.5"h; 4"w (handle to handle)
Marks similar in 'Maras de Plateria HispanoAmerican, Esteras', pg. 45,…  
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 86 :
SPANISH COLONIAL CARVED AND POLYCHROMED BISHOP FIGURE
Guatemala, 18th c., right hand raised in blessing, left hand extended; panel on reverse lifts to reveal a concealed compartment nearly full length of the figure most likely to store relics, or a chalice and other Eucharist items, 25.5"h
Sooty deposits,…  MORE
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 87 :
SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER RESPLENDOR/HALO
18th c., Guatemala, emanating rays, the inner band with florals and vines, 13.5"w; 9"h, mounted for display.  
Estimate: $700 - $900

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Lot 87A :
SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER BOOKSTAND (ATRIL)
Mexico, 1819-1823, maker Alejando Antonio Canas (or one of his sons); assayer Davila 1819-23
Neoclassical style with embossed reliquary cross to center, and leaf and floral designs; double layer of wood backing with attached scrolling metal support legs, 17"h; 11.5"w
This is…  MORE
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 88 :
SPANISH COLONIAL CARVED AND POLYCHROMED ALTAR FIGURE
Guatemala, 19th c., male saint holding a book, glass eyes, 16" tall
Possibly San Peter, St. Jerome or St. John the Baptist.  
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 89 :
SPANISH COLONIAL CARVED WOOD ARCHANGEL
18/19th c., Guatemala, traces of gesso, 20.5" h; 10"w
Refinished; two fingers missing on right hand.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 90 :
SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER SHELL-FORM LIDDED BOX (COQUERA)
19thc., Colombia, shell-form, shaped lid, chased florals, vines, stylized angels and nymphs to all sides, raised paw feet; with key, 7"h; 11"w
This type of box was commonly used to store coca leaves or yerba mate leaves
The priest Mariano Lorenzanos…  MORE
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 91 :
SPANISH COLONIAL CARVED WOOD BEAKER
18th c., Bolivia, Jesuit Missions
deep relief scrollwork foliage, 7.5"h; 6"diam.
This is the fifth installment CRN Auctions has sold from the Spanish Colonial collection of
this Connecticut gentleman.
From 1615 to 1810, missionaries from various Catholic orders established missions among the Moxos…  MORE
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,700

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Lot 92 :
(2) SPANISH COLONIAL-STYLE PAINTED WOOD DISPLAY PLINTHS
19th c., the larger, four-sided, Baroque-style from Mexico, 14.5"w; 10"d; 6.5"h : the smaller, three-sided, measures 11"w; 9.75"d; 3.5"h
Both with surface chips; the smaller with paint loss.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 93 :
(6) GUATEMALAN WROUGHT IRON BRANDING IRONS
19th c., ranging in height from 14.5" to 23"
This is the sixth installment CRN Auctions has sold from the Spanish Colonial collection of
this Connecticut gentleman.
Standing up, these were used as candle holders.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 94 :
(2) SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER MOUNTED COCONUT CUPS
both with embossed silver foot, one lidded with rooster finial and double dragon handles, traces of gilding, 6"h; 3.75" w; the second cup is open with double with dragon handles , 4.5"h; 4"w
The lidded cup cracked and repaired.  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 95 :
SPANISH COLONIAL BRASS/GILT MOUNTED GOURD
possibly Argentina, early 19th c., the handle mounted with rearing animal with chain extending to lid; three-legged with leaf knees and ball and claw feet; incised decoration on gourd, 4.75"h; 3"w
Mount probably is brass, could be silver gilt.  
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 96 :
SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER MOUNTED YERBA MATE CUP
pear shaped black gourd, elaborate hinged lid, the ornate handle with inset faceted glass stone, four scrolling feet, 4.5"h; 2.5" max. diam.  
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 97 :
(2) ANTIQUE GUATEMALAN BEADED NECKLACES / CHACHALES
double strands of coral and various shaped silver beads and objects; each with a pendant of large 19th c. silver coin adorned with smaller coins, 18.5" and 23.5 lengths
From the collection of a Connecticut gentleman. "I purchased most of my…  MORE
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 98 :
(2) ANTIQUE GUATEMALAN BEADED NECKLACES / CHACHALES
double strands of coral beads, with additional black and silver beads and coins; both with silver cross pendants, coral necklace 22" and 22.5" total length
From the collection of a Connecticut gentleman.
Chachal is the Mayan word for necklace in the Quiche…  MORE
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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