The Second Day of Christmas

Welcome to the Fourth Annual Twelve Days of Christmas! This show features the highest quality art, antiques, jewelry and design — all available for purchase.

The fun twist on the Twelve Days of Christmas Show is that each dealer in the show will post one fresh piece each day, beginning on December 5th and running through December 16th. Be on the lookout for a new feature — video! Some dealers will have videos to accompany their objects — if you don't tune in, you'll miss out!

The AADLA membership represents the best of the best in the business, and you can buy with absolute confidence.  Enjoy our selections on this Second Day of Christmas.

Pair of French seven arm ormolu sconces, the wall mount in the manner of a grotesque by Daniel Marot. Mid to Late 19th Century. Ht. 33", W. 23", D. 12" $15,000
Offered by Clinton Howell Antiques. For further information call 646.489.0434 or email

A rare gilt bronze and French Louis XV combination inkwell candle stick holder 
with porcelain flowers. $29,000 

Offered by L'Antiquaire & the Connoisseur. For further information call 212.517.9176 or email

18th century oil on canvas portrait of a noble man. By repute, the sitter could be Joseph II, 
Holy Roman Emperor, or a close relative. Joseph II, eldest son of Empress Maria Teresa, 
brother of Queen Marie Antoinette, and sole ruler of the Hapsburg lands is remembered for his enlightenment policies and tentative reforms. 
Offered by Framont. For further information call 917.562.6262 or 203.661.9675 or email

Arthur J. Elsley (1860–1952), The Singing Lesson. Oil on canvas, 34 x 28 inches. 
Signed and dated 1909. $98,000

Offered by Rehs Galleries, Inc. For further information call 212.355.5710 or email 

Rare Nest of Eight Late Georgian Bronze Measures. Solid bronze measures in graduated sizes, 
the largest an Imperial Gallon with handles, each inscribed "Corporation of Lancaster 1827". 
Polished and ready for the collector; very heavy. Nested Height 6.5". $14,500
Offered by David Neligan Antiques. For further information call 978.768.3910 or email

A Worcester Barr, Flight and Barr Covered Vase depicting “Cora Lynn, Scotland”, circa 1815. 
Height: 10½”. $9,800 
Offered by Hyde Park Antiques. For further information call 212.477.0033 or email 

 Torso by Brassai. Vintage silver print, ca. 1931-34. 7 x 9 inches. 
Photographer’s earliest ’81 rue du Faubourg St. Jacques’ stamp on print verso. $15,000 
Offered by Paul M. Hertzmann, Inc. For further information call 415.626.2677 or email

Attic Greek Figural Vase in the form of Phrixus and Helle. 
Greek, 4th century B.C. H: 14 cm (5.5 in). $100,000
Offered by Phoenix Ancient Art. For further information call 212.288.7518 or email 

Pomellato Diamond and Gold Bracelet
Offered by Brad and Vandy Reh Fine Jewelry. For further information call 203.920.1755 or email

George Biddle (1885–1973), Tahitian Woman with Children, 1923. Bronze, 17 inches high; 13½ inch diameter. Signed and dated Claude Valsuani Foundry Stamp. Provenance: Family of the artist.

Offered by William Vareika Fine Arts LTD. For further information call 401.849.6149 or email

Dominick & Haff 'New Kings' Pattern Antique Sterling Silver Cheese Scoop, NYC, ca. 1900. $385
Offered by Spencer Marks, Ltd. For further information call 413.527.7344 or email

Greenish yellow jade belt hook. The body of the dragon with cloud and ruyi designs. 
Height: 5-1/4 inches. Chinese origin. Ming period or before (17th).
Offered by Robyn Turner Gallery. For further information call 424.335.0105 or email

Berlin (KPM) Porcelain Vase, Prince Wilhelm of Prussia. Germany, circa 1825–30. 30".

Offered by European Decorative Arts Company. For further information call 516.643.1538 or email 

Henry Hopper (1765–1844), Figural Torchieres of Goddesses Hygeia and Ceres.
Inscribed on verso (August 2, 1813 H. Hopper London). $27,500

Offered by G. Sergeant Antiques. For further information call 203.266.4177 or email 

George Esten Cooke (1793–1849), Portrait of a Boy with a Squirrel. Oil on canvas 10½ x 12¼ in. 
This charming portrait of a boy with his pet squirrel is a new discovery by Cooke, 
an itinerant American painter active across the Antebellum South. $10,000

Offered by Robert Simon Fine Art. For further information call 212.288.9712 or email

George III Mahogany Side Table, ca. 1800. The rectangular top over the frieze drawer raised on square chamfered legs with blind carving and open fret corners, ending in Marlborough feet. $5,500
Offered by Robert Morrissey Antiques and Fine Art. For further information call 314.644.7066 or email

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave me… 
A virtue as pious as the promise of Pandava princes

Draupadi and the Pandava brothers bequeath the throne to Parikshit, illustration from 
Bhagavata Purana attributed to Manaku. India, Punjab Hills, Basholi, ca. 1740.

Offered by Kapoor Galleries. For further information call 212.794.2300 or email

An English Opal & Diamond Bangle Bracelet, ca. 1885. 
18k gold, opals interspersed with tiny rose cut diamonds. $12,000 

Offered by S. J. Shrubsole Corp. For further information call 212.753.8920 or email

A fine period George III bowfront Hepplewhite mahogany sideboard. $12,900
Offered by Yew Tree House Antiques. For further information call 212.249.6612 or email 

Fine Indian Two-Tier Polychrome and Gilt Decorated Trefoil Shaped Wood Table on turned 
and pierced barley twist legs and trumpet feet. Circa 1850. Height: 24½"; Diameter: 18".
Offered by Philip Colleck, Ltd. For further information call 212.486.7600 or email

Frank Will (1900–1951), Notre Dame La Neige. Signed & dated 1929. Frame size: 38 x 48 in.

Offered by Galerie Rienzo. For further information call 212.288.2226 or email 

Bena Virginia Frank Mayer (1900–1994), New York City Park from her Window. 
Oil/canvasboard, 16 x 20 inches. Signed lower right. $3,500

Offered by Betty Krulik Fine Art, Ltd. For further information call 917.582.1300 or email

Man's undress cap of white cord-quilted linen with floral motifs; with linen lining. 
9-1/2 tall x 11 in. at widest point. British, ca. 1700-25. $7,500
Offered by Cora Ginsburg LLC. For further information call 212.744.1352 or email

David Webb Hammered Gold Spiral Earrings

Offered by CDB Ltd. For more information, call 212.794.9100 or email

Mark Daly (b. 1956), Old Trinity Winter. Oil on canvas-panel, 24 x 18 inches. Signed. $7,500

Offered by Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc. For further information call 212.355.5710 or email

Rare 18th-century Bow Porcelain Figures of South American Parrots. 
These beautiful Bow porcelain birds are naturalistically modeled, each perching 
on a flowering stump issuing from a rococo-scroll molded base. $25,000

Offered by Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc. For further information call 212.308.2022 or email

American School, Boy with Red and Blue Painted Drum, ca. 1840. Oil on canvas, 35½ x 28½ in. Provenance: Joanne Woodward & Paul Newman, CT. 

Offered by Schillay Fine Art, Inc. For further information call 212.861.8353 or email

Late 19th century English mahogany & cherry double shot gun case 
with original brass fittings on new mahogany stand. $3,250
Offered by Find Weatherly LLC.  For further information call 203.858.3087 or email

English Mahogany and Églomisé Post Box, England, ca. 1890–1900. 
The size and quality of this piece indicates that it was probably commissioned 
for a fine London hotel rather than a country house. $5,200
Offered by Michael Pashby Antiques. For further information call 917.414.1827 or email

Modernist sugarloaf lapis lazuli and turquoise enamel ring, set in platinum with diamonds and coral. Possibly Austrian with French import marks, ca. 1910. $24,500

Offered by A La Vieille Russie, Inc. For further information call 212.752.1727 or email

Possibly English. Eighteenth Century. $36,000
Offered by Carlton Hobbs LLC. For further information call 212.423.9000 or email

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