Léon Danchin (1887-1938) was a French artist known for his drawings of animals, primarily sporting dogs. His works sold very well in France, Belgium, England and the United States; Later in his career Danchin moved to the French Flanders where he was an avid hunter. It was during this period that he drew many of the hunting scenes for which he is renowned; signed in pencil lower left and numbered 275/500; discoloration to paper; in as found condition with original frame; Copyright by La Gravure Française, 41 rue St. Georges, Paris 1935
the serene tonal painting with its limited palette and harmonizing colors depicting an impressionistic, hilly wintry scene; excellent condition; new giltwood frame and fillet; Robb Beebe began his art training in 1910 at the Cleveland School of Art. Post-university studies led Beebe to the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1913, he began using the name Robb Beebe with its unusual spelling. In the 1930's, Beebe worked as an illustrator for the pulp magazine, All Story Love Tales while contributing to Women's World, Collier's and McCalls.
the circular glass top above three scrolling wrought iron rope-twist supports alternating with wrought iron tassels; each support adorned with brass decoration; good condition; patination to metal; new glass top
this large and expressive fish with widely-opened mouth; all in a soft aqua glaze with overall craquelure; even wear to glaze; Gladding McBean, est. 1875, Lincoln, California, was a pioneer in ceramics technology; the company dominated the architectural terra cotta industry in California
the upholstered rectangular seat above a well-carved painted and silver-gilt scalloped apron with foliate and shell motif; all raised on graceful cabriole legs ending in scrolled feet; excellent restored condition; new upholstery with nail head trim; patination to refreshed gilding