a well-thought out composition as the table plain draws the viewer into the room of a seated woman with distant gaze dressed in a blue jacket; the table set with a bowl of fruit, a goblet and plant; all within a silver-leafed carved wooden frame with linen slip; excellent condition professionally cleaned and restored; unsigned; later frame
the round beveled mirror within an adjustable steel frame raised on a rectilinear maplewood support; all over a steel base; good vintage condition with minor surface abrasions; minor loss of silver to orignal mirror with no chips or cracks
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