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oil on board; A Colorful American Mid-century Abstract Expressionist Painting
4792
1950's

a good example of abstract expressionism with its bold, thickly applied paint in the impasto style with great depth of color; good vintage condition; all in an ebonized wooden frame; remnants of gallery and framing company labels on reverse; signed lower right

Height: 
37"
Width: 
25"
$3,850
Available
oil on board: Impressionist Seascape Painting signed 'Hugo Melville Fisher'
4781
1920's

a good example of American Impressionism with its thickly applied paint capturing the shifting effect of light and color; Hugo Melville Fisher (1878-1946) was active in California and is best known for his seascape and marine paintings.  Born in Brooklyn, and the son of artist Hugo Anton Fisher, the Fisher family moved to Alameda, California in 1886.

Height: 
29.5"
Width: 
34.5"
Depth: 
1.5"
$5,450
Available
framed oil on board; Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921) Painting of an American Clipper Ship
60499
dated 1918

Finely-detailed painting of the clipper ship 'Matchless'; One of America's foremost maritime painters, Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921), esteemed painter of schooners and steam vessels, is revered by aficionados of American maritime history; signed and dated lower right 'Antonio Jacobsen 1918';  provenance: Label verso from David Bendann's Fine Art Rooms,  Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland

 

Height: 
18 3/4" (with frame: 23 3/8")
Width: 
29 3/4" (with frame 35")
Depth: 
3/4"
$25,000
Available
San Francisco Panama Pacific Exposition of 1915 Souvenir Banner with Opening Day Button
4777
1915

the black banner with embroidered decals of the Palace of Varied Industries, flowers, and a seal; along with the opening day ribbon with button and pin;  good antique condition with minor wear to the edges; repair to ribbon;

The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, from February 20 to December 4, 1915 to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but was widely seen as a way to showcase San Francisco's recovery from the 1906 earthquake

Height: 
19"
Width: 
39"
Depth: 
1"
$2,850
Available
 dramatic 1960's iron and brass pinwheel sunburst nail sculpture signed by Ron Schmidt
4773
late 1960's

this explosive brutalist iron nail sculpture contrasting the cold black steel iron nails and the warm buffed-brass brazing combing artistic design, geometric form and the high quality of the braze; excellent vintage condition with no visible condition issues, signed by the artist

Depth: 
3.5"
Diameter: 
43"
$3,500
Available
well-rendered english chromolithograph of basset hounds in a field, circa 1881
4762
1881

color plate by major British lithographic firm Vincent Brooks Day & Son, London; from the book The Illustrated Book of the Dog, 1881; Cassell & Co. Publisher; Vero Shaw, author; dogs listed as Jupiter, Fino de Paris and Pallas owned by British breeder George Krehl; good condition with only minor discoloration along the border; bright and clean colors; new acid-free matte; within an antique carved and gilded frame 

Height: 
13.75"
Width: 
17.5"
Depth: 
1.25"
$2,500
Sold
4739
date 2002

this very peaceful painting composed of many layers of paint and varnish creating complex hues beneath a silky, soothing surface; Chiu finds her inspiration from her personal spiritual journeys to Mexico and India

Height: 
57"
Width: 
69"
Depth: 
1.75"
$5,800
Available
70000
2006

milos series – watercolor on paper 2000-2013; a series inspired by the legendary greek island, milos, with a ‘kaleidoscope of minerals, colors and water caves’.  san francisco painter, william stanisich, captures the sheer beauty of this island in these paintings and as the artist stated “i have allowed my imagination the freedom to create a realism more accurate than mere mimicry”.

Height: 
21"
Width: 
17"
$3,500
Available
a well-rendered english faience painted tile depicting a dutch galliot; signed 'Burmantofts Faience 1923
4740
dated 1923

Signed on reverse 'Dutch Galliot at Harbour Mouth'; a galiot was a type of Dutch merchant ship similar to a ketch, with a rounded fore and aft with flat bottoms to sail in shallow waters; excellent restored condition with professional repair; some wear to original giltwood frame; overall craquelure to glaze

Height: 
14.5"
Width: 
9"
Depth: 
1.5"
$2,250
Available
Milos 2011 #1, Greece, by william stanisich, san francisco; signed and framed
70044
2011

Milos Series 2000-2013 (watercolor on paper) A series inspired by the legendary Greek Island, Milos, with a ‘kaleidoscope of minerals, colors and water caves’.

Height: 
55
Width: 
75
$28,800
Sold

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