Rare Paul Hermann Wagner Oil during Gray’s May 31
May 25, 2017 - table lamp
Cleveland, Ohio – (May 23, 2017) The 19th century German figure and landscape painter, Paul Herman Wagner (1852-1937), is best famous for his touching portraits of children. Wagner’s paintings occasionally come adult during auction, lot 56 is entitled Siblings. This oil on board by Wagner, showcases a cherubic facilities of dual siblings playfully enjoying any other’s company. The top right of a mural is sealed ‘Paul Wagner Munchen’. There are several other paintings of seductiveness including: lot 54, oil on board by Marian T. MacIntosh patrician Morning On The Killary; lot 55, oil on board by Carl Kahler, (1855-1906) patrician Lady with a Borzoi Russian Wolfhound; and lot 58, watercolor on laid paper by Jan Brandes patrician Jinesche Begraafplats in Batvia (Chinese Pavilion in Batvia).
The relaxed totems of Gary Spinosa fill lots 1 by 16. This rare, vast collection of churned media ceramic total are sculpted regulating tellurian and animal forms and have been described as carrying sacred, rite qualities. Spinosa combined these works holding impulse from eremite rituals of ancient and different cultures, and an discerning response to a healthy world.
Contemporary travel artist and activist, Shepard Fairey, take over lots 34, 35 and 36. These sealed and antiquated silk screens are Fairey’s take on amicable explanation and domestic joke by iconic imagery. Though mostly famous for his ‘OBEY’ stickers and a 2008 Barack Obama ‘HOPE” poster, many of his works are enclosed in collections during The Smithsonian, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
A Cowan Pottery Chinese bird vase, lot 126, with an Egyptian blue glitter is only one of many pieces adult for auction. Founded in 1912, in Lakewood, Ohio, Cowan Pottery constructed artistic and blurb musical work shabby by a accumulation of styles including a Arts and Crafts movement, art deco, Chinese ceramics, and complicated sculpture. The silhouettes of a vases in lot 134, uncover a singular workman work with an Oct glaze, numbered and tender Cowan Pottery symbol on a base.
Light adult any room with a distinguished span of Italian list lamps in lot 179. These high lamps underline crowned womanlike heads all in white porcelain on black bases. Lot 180 is a set of 3 George Nelson unresolved burble lamps for a Howard Miller Clock Company. And lot 162 is a Muller Fress Luneville art deco potion list flare with a beaten and wrought steel bottom and a dappled tone potion cone form shade, with signature.
Accompanying a lamps is a accumulation of musical furniture. Lot 178 is a selected Ficks Reed Co. rattan 5 square upholstered sectional sofa, along with a round list and a contingent of triangular nesting tables. A span of regency embellished smear pedestals by Humphrey Hopper (1767-1844), antiquated 1812 are lot 72. A Wonder unstable siphon organ, lot 94 is made by C.G. Conn, with a entertain saw ash veneer overlay out box with operative feet siphon bellows and fake mistake ivory keys.
Rounding out this heterogeneous auction is a collection of stamps, philatelic covers and USPS postage. Some of a some-more important stamps are a 3 domain duplicate Great Britain Penny Black stamp, lot 261. A full set of Federal Duck Stamps in lot 227. A set of additional fine, never hinged Graf Zeppelin airmail stamps are lot 249. And lot 240 is a plane set of one cent Benjamin Franklin stamps that are good centered and never hinged.
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