ARTWORKS

by Louis Bofferding

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Miniature painting on parchment by Vanvitelli of the waterfall at Tivoli, in a period ebony frame inlaid with bone.  Italian circa 1700.  5 3/8″ x 6 3/8″ framed.  Provenance: Sherman E. Lee, Cleveland. Sold

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Charles X encrier, or desk set, with a bust of Homer, French circa 1825.  Gilt bronze.  H: 11 2/4″.  Provenance: Sherman E. Lee, Cleveland.  Sold

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Eugene Berman drawing for a stage-set of the 1944 New York production of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo’s Danses Concertantes, choreographed by Balanchine to Stravinsky’s score.  Watercolor on paper in original painted and gilded frame.  9″ x 12 1/4″, 15″ x 18″ framed.  Sold

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French 19th-century milliner’s head by Louis Danjard, active 1860 to 1882. Painted papier mache, leather, wood, etc.  Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. A. Stewart Walker, Southampton.  Bibliography:  M. Hofer & R. J. M. Olson, Making It Modern: The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman, page 143.  $12,500 [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 – 1912), Japanese.  Portrait of Emperor Meiji, his consort and son, 1887.  Color woodblock triptych, in gilded frame with silk-wrapped mat.  14″ x 18 1/2″ image, 19 1/2″ x 33 1/2″ framed.  $8,000 Bofferding Image-1 Court Scene

Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 – 1912), Japanese.  Female courtiers, 1890s.  Color woodblock diptich, in gilded frame with silk-wrapped mat.  Image 14″ x 18 1/2″ image, 19 1/4″ x 24″ framed.  $5,000

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Pair of English 18th-century paintings.  Oil on canvas, with ebonized giltwood frames. Dia: 41 1/2″ framed.  Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. Carter Burden.  Price on request [see FEATURED INVENTORY and PAST WINDOWS] IMG_0203

Signed “Galot 1818″ portrait of a boy with a pony, French 19th century.  Gouache on paper in original giltwood frame and reverse-painted-and-gilded glass.  18″ x 15” framed.  Sold

Limoges plaque, French 17th century.  “Winter,” based on prints of the four seasons by Jaques de Gheyn.  Enamel and gold on metal, in later ebonized frame.  10 1/” x 9″ framed.  $4,000

Francois-Philibert Debucourt, Promenade du Gallerie Palais Royal, 1787.  Color etching and engraving in period giltwood frame.  23″ x 31″ framed.  $10,000

Decorative panel, Italian (Piedmontese) circa 1790.  Painted, giltwood.  20 1/2″ x 41″.  $8,000

Giambattista Piranesi (1720 – 1778), Italian 18th century.  Trophy of Octavio Augustus from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  35 1/2″ x 25 3/4″ framed.  $4,500

Giambattista Piranesi (1720 – 1778), Italian 18th century.  Curule chair from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  25 1/2″ x 31″ framed.  $4,500

Giambattista Piranesi (1720 – 1778), Italian 18th century.  Silenus figures supporting bowl from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  31″ x 38 1/2″ framed.  $4,500

Giambattista Piranesi (1720 – 1778), Italian 18th century.  Column bases from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  28 1/2″ x 20 1/2″ framed.  $2,500

Trompe l’oeil drawing, probably Italian, 18th century.  Paint, ink on paper in walnut frame.  11 3/4″ x 18″ framed 18 1/4″ x 23 1/4″.  $6,000

Jean-Bertrand Andrieu (1761 – 1822), French.  Medallion of Napoleon and Marie-Louise, circa 1810.  Metal.  Dia: 5 1/2″.  $2,000

Bas-relief of a boy, American circa 1840.  Marble.  H: 11 1/4″ W: 7 1/4″.  $8,000

Fulco di Verdura, Untitled, (amphorae hanging on a door of Verdura ancestral castle), Italian (Sicilian) circa 1960.  Gouache on paper, original silk mat and giltwood frame.  H: 10″ x 8″ framed.  Sold

Pierre Le-Tan, trompe l’oeil dummy board, French 2010.  Paint on board.  15 3/4″ x 10 1/4″.  $7,500

John Torreano “jewel,” American 1980s.  Painted wood, inset plastic jewels.  Dia: 18″ H: 12″. $6,000

John Torreano “cube,” 2010.  Painted wood, inset plastic jewels.  9 3/4″ x 9 3/4″ x 9 3/4″.  $5,000

Eric Fischl, Puppet Tears, American 1985.  Color etching aquatint.  12″ x 15″ sheet, 18 x 15 framed.  $3,000

Justen Ladda, Maria Callas (Nose), American 2008.  Cut crystals, steel frame and wire.  H: 32″ W: 17″ D: 21″.  $30,000

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Justen Ladda, Kimono, 2005.  Welded steel.  H: 49″  W: 34″ D: 35″  $35,000 [See PAST WINDOWS]

Justen Ladda, Blue Oval Mirror, American 2010.  Pigment on wood, clear lacquer.  H: 34 1/2″ W: 11 1/2″.  Sold

Justen Ladda, Blue & Red Oval Mirror, American 2010.  Pigment on wood, clear lacquer.  H: 42 1/2″  W: 10 1/2″.  $8,000

Justen Ladda, Green & Orange Oval Mirror, American 2010.  Pigment on wood, clear lacquer.  H: 43 1/4″ x 11″.  $8,000

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Justen Ladda, Oval Mirror 1 (black), American 2003.  Pigment on wood, clear lacquer.  H: 24 3/4″  W: 11″.  Sold

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Justen Ladda, AMG Mirror, American 20012.  Ink jet on metal-leafed wood, epoxy resin.  Dia: 11″.  $3,750

Justen Ladda, Untitled, American 1998.  Photograph, edition: 5.  12 3/4″ x 18 3/4″ framed.  $3,500

Justen Ladda, Untitled, American 1998.  Photograph, edition: 5.  12 3/4″ x 18 3/4″ framed.  $3,500

Justen Ladda, Untitled, American 1998.  Photograph, edition: 5. 12 3/4″ x 18 3/4″ framed.  $3,500

Justen Ladda, Untitled, American 1998.  Photograph, edition: 5.  12 3/4″ x 18 3/4″ framed.  $3,750