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  Mechanical Music and Quality Antiques Auction
• Mechanical Music and Quality Antiques Auction •
Sunday December 4th 2005
Starlite Ballroom in Cincinnati, Ohio
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Lot # 179 - 214
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Lot # Title Description
179 WONDERFUL VICTORIAN ONYX AND BRONZE PEDESTAL Ca. 1880 onyx pedestal with elaborate bronze mountngs at top and base.  Small chip to top.  Top 11 3/4" square 43 1/2" h.  
180 PAIR OF HALL CHAIRS FROM WEIDEMANN MANSION   Two very large chairs with carvings at top and in the front.  Good structural condition with one exception, a line on the post under one arm.  61" h x 28" d x 25 1/2 w.  
181 VICTORIAN ONYX PEDESTAL 38" antique onyx pedestal.  Chip to one corner at top; otherwise, excellent condition.  11" top.  
182 CINCINNATI ART CARVED CHAIR Lots of carving with large heads on arms and large claws on feet.  In front of curved seat is a carved with a monogrammed "R".  Good condition with original dark finish.  41" h x 24" d x 29" w.  
183 VICTOR CASENELLI  (CINCINNATI, OH) OIL PAINTING Victor Casenelli (Cincinnati, OH & Michigan, 1867-1961) of sheep, 11" h x 17"  oil on canvas.  Signed lower right "V. Casnelli", painting was probably done in Cincinnati where he spelled his name Casnelli, later he spelled his name Casenelli.  Victor Casenelli born in New York City came to Cincinnati in the 1880s.  His association with Cincinnati's western artists such as Henry Farny inspired him to turn his attention to western subjects.  After twelve years in Cincinnati he moved to Muskegon, Michigan in 1905.  Among one of his many accomplishments, he painted murals for former President William H. Taft.  Well listed artist. Excellent original condition in original gold leaf frame.   
184 VALENTINE BONHAJO (CINCINNATI, OH.) OIL PAINTING Valentine Bonhajo (Cincinnati, OH. 1855-1934) Ohio river landscape scene oil on wood panel.  8" x 10".  Signed lower right "Bonhajo" and dated 16.  Valentine Bonhajo was a painter, lithographer, designer and art instructor, born in Germany and active in Cincinnati (Hamilton) from the late 1870s until at least 1921.  He attended evening classes in sculpture, drawing, and design at the University of Cincinnati School of Design from 1876 to 1880, and from about 1888 to at least 1900, he and Herman Weber operated a design and lithography firm; he also taught for more than 30 yrs. at the Ohio Mechanics' Institute.  His watercolor landscapes, painted in the Cincinnati area, were shown in the Cincinnati Art Museum's Annual Exhibitions of American Art in 1910, 1912, & 1918.  Fine condition.  
185 FLOYD H. GRIMM (COLUMBUS, OH) OIL PAINTING Floyd H. Grimm (Columbus, OH. 20th Century) 15" x 11" oil on canvas of a Terrier dog. Signed lower right "F.H. Grimm" and dated 26.  Floyd H. Grimm was a member of the Columbus P.P.C.  He is listed in Davenports, Who Was Who in American Art, etc. A well done painting with fine detail.  Fine condition. 
186 ROBERT FABE (CINCINNATI, OH) TEMPERA PAINTING Robert Fabe (Cincinnati, OH. 1917-2004) titled "Sunday Morning Quebec", dated 1965.  36" X 28" Tempera painting on board.  Signed "Robert Fabe" lower right.  Original Robert Fabe tag on back.  Robert Fabe studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy with Herman Wessel, John Weis, and Meyer Abel.  Robert Fabe served as the President of Cincinnati Professional Artists and President of the Cincinnati Chapter of the MacDowell Society.  He is one of Cincinnati's well know artists.  He is listed in Who's Who in American Art and Who's Who in the Midwest.  
187 RICHARD BUSEBAUM (CINCINNATI, OH) OIL PAINTING Richard Busebaum (Cincinnati, OH. 20th Century) landscape, 16" x 20" oil on canvas.  Signed lower right "R. Busebaum".  Richard Busebaum was a member of the Cincinnati Art Club.  He is listed in Davenports, Who Was Who in American Art, etc.  
188 ROOKWOOD DECORATED MAT VASE BY ELIZABETH BARRETT Lovely six sided Rookwood vase with floral decoration.  Dated 1925, Shape #2794.  Artist monogram.  X'd for two bubbles near bottom of vase.  Fine condition.   9 1/2" h.  
189 ROOKWOOD DECORATED MAT LAMP BY ELIZABETH BARRETT Wonderful Arts & Crafts lamp with gray and wine mottling over green.  Dated 1927, Shape #944B.  Artist monogram.  X'd for glaze bubbles at top.  Fine condition.   Body 15" h.  
190 ROOKWOOD STANDARD GLAZE VASE WITH PINE CONE DECORATION BY AMELIA B. SPRAGUE   Double handled vase with three pine cones, one continuing under handle.  Dated 1891.  Shape #498B and "W" for white clay.  Inscribed with artists' initials.  Excellent condition.  6" h.  
191 ROOKWOOD STANDARD GLAZE DOUBLE HANDLED VASE Handpainted Sunflower decoration on front and back.  Dated 1891, Shape #498B.  Excellent condition.  6 1/2" h.  
192 ROOKWOOD BUST OF LADY WITH IVORY MAT GLAZE Dated 1928, Shape #2026.  Excellent condition.  7 1/2" h x 7 1/2" w.  
193 UNUSUAL PR. OF ROOKWOOD SPIKE CANDLE HOLDERS Ivory mat glaze with hints of yellow.  Dated 1925, Shape #2776.  Excellent condition.  4" h x  4" dia.  
194 ROOKWOOD VASE WITH TRI-COLORED DRIP MAT GLAZE Dated 1930, Shape #6004.  X'd; otherwise, excellent condition.  4 3/4" h.  
195 ROOKWOOD VASE WITH MODERN DESIGNS  Dated 1943, Shape #6635.  Brown high glaze.  Excellent condition.  6" h. 
196 CHARLES WILLIAM DUVALL (COLUMBUS, OH) OIL PAINTING Charles William Duvall (Columbus, OH. 1864-1966) landscape 28" x 36" oil on canvas.  Signed lower right "Ch. Wm. Duvall".  Duvall was a well known Columbus, Ohio, artist who was known for his landscapes of Southern Ohio.  He lived to be almost 102 years of age.  He is listed in Davenports, Who Was Who in American Art, etc.  
197 SIGNED J.V. TSCHUDI WATERCOLOR Fine 7" x 18" watercolor of hunting scene.  Signed lower right "J.V. Tschudi" and dated 96.  Original gold frame, few minor flakes to frame; otherwise, all in good condition.  
198 GLEN TRACY (CINCINNATI, OH.) WATERCOLOR  Glen Tracy (Cincinnati, Oh. 1883-) titled "View from Beside Barn of Farm on Salem Rd. Looking Toward California".  15" x 16" watercolor.  Penciled at top right "Sunset - 5:00 P.M., March 29, 1928".  Penciled on back with title "Glen Tracy, Mar. 29, 1928".  Glen Tracy studied with Nowottny, Meakin, and Duveneck.  He was a member of the Cincinnati Art Club.  Measurement for watercolor size only.  Few foxing spots near top and some slight staining to mat; otherwise, fine condition.  
199 GLEN TRACY (CINCINNATI, OH.) WATERCOLOR  Glen Tracy (Cincinnati, Oh. 1883-) landscape 12 x 10 watercolor.  Signed "Glen Tracy" and dated Aug. 26, 1930, lower left.  Glen Tracy studied with Nowottny, Meakin, and Duveneck.  He was a member of the Cincinnati Art Club.  Few foxing spots; otherwise, fine condition.  
200 GLEN TRACY (CINCINNATI, OH.) WATERCOLOR  Glen Tracy (Cincinnati, OH, 1883-) 9" x 10 1/2" watercolor.  Signed "Glen Tracy" lower left.  Glen Tracy studied with Nowottny, Meakin, and Duveneck.  He was a member of the Cincinnati Art Club.  One 1" tear at upper right; otherwise, fine condition.  
201 KENNETH OZIER, CINCINNATI, OHIO, PAINTING WITH HORSES     19 1/2" x 23 1/2" oil on canvas landscape with horses grazing by trees.  Listed Cincinnati artist, Ken Ozier.  Signed lower left.  Excellent condition.  
202 FRAMED HENRY FARNY INDIAN LITHOGRAPH   "Indian on Horseback", Copyright 1905 by E.B. Neal.  Fine gold shadow box frame.  Excellent condition.  5" x 7".  Frame - 11" x 13".  
203 WALNUT VICTORIAN PIER MIRROR WITH MARBLE SHELF Ebonized black.  98" h x 30" w.  
204 WALL GAME TABLE Ca. 1870.  Half found wall game table has carved legs and apron.  Back leg pulls out and top flips to make round game table.  Back has tray for cards and chips.  31" h x 20" d x 39" w.  
205 WALNUT CANTERBURY  Ca. 1870.  Good condition with original white casters and turned posts at top, the inside has two dividing shelves. 20" h x 15 1/2" d x 25" w. 
206 CINCINNATI ART CARVED CHERRY TOWEL RACK WITH MIRROR Fine original condition.  14" h x 24" w.  
207 HEAVILY CARVED SLIDING BOOKENDS WITH DOGS Unusual carved bookends with well detailed dog heads in oval panels and other leaf and nut carvings.  Ca. 1880.  8" h x 8" d x 18" w.  
208 OAK ROCKER Ca. 1900.  Oak rocker with heads on each of the back posts and carvings in back.  36" h x 31" d x 22 w. 
209 VICTORIAN MARBLE PEDESTAL 32" antique marble pedestal with spiral design column.  Small underside chips to top.  10" top.  
210 OAK SERVING STAND Two shelves with carved tilting top.  Very unusual stand.  Old black finish.  30" h x 19" d x 24" w.  
211 LARGE ROOKWOOD GARDEN VASE WITH DRIP GLAZE Shape #3316Y.  One broken handle that has been glued back, factory drain hole in base.  Stamped with Rookwood logo.  28" h. 
212 KEZONTA POTTERY ATTRIBUTION VASE Attributed Kezonta vase by Cincinnati Art Pottery Co.  Ca. 1880s.  Multi-colored floral and gold decoration.  2" spider line at base; otherwise, excellent condition.  24 1/2" h.  
213 PAIR OF ROOKWOOD OWL BOOKENDS Ivory mat glaze.  Dated 1935, Shape #2655.  Has in-mold monogram of designer William McDonald.  Excellent condition.  6" h.  
214 PAIR OF ROOKWOOD ROOK BOOKENDS Green over blue mat glaze.  Dated 1926, Shape #2275.  Has in-mold monogram of designer William McDonald.  Excellent condition.  
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