Portrait Bust of a Young Girl
1887-1948, Italian/American

This is a beautiful cast bronze portrait of a young girl by Italian/American artist Salvatore Cartaino Scarpitta. The bust is 14 inches tall and stands on a 6 inch base. signed by the artist on the lower corner, dated 1912, with a Benjamin Zoppo, New York foundry mark. Scarpitta was born in Italy and graduated from the Royal Italian Academy before emigrating to America.

The Falconer

This 1991 hand painted, paper mache box measures 3 inches wide, 5 1/2 inches tall and is 1 1/2 inches deep. It is initialed and dated l.l. A decorative motif surrounds the bottom edge of the box as well as the edge of the hinged cover piece. The inside of this lacquered box is painted a brilliant red.

Bronze Tazza

This bronze tazza measures 4 1/2 inches tall by 6 inches wide. It has the initials "B.D." on the bottom along with the number "496".

Home from the Market

This Parian Ware sculpture of a woman coming home from the market measures 11 inches tall. There is "W" located on the bottom of the piece.

Standing Woman with Rake

This lovely bronze miniature of a woman measures 3 inches tall and is secured to a 2 3/4 inch piece of whalebone.

Masque, Madame DAVID
1895-1977, American

This bronze sculpture by Harold Cheney Cash measures 8 3/4 inches tall and is secured on a 3 1/2 inch wooden base. It is signed on the l.r. A metal plaque located on the front holds the artist's name and birth date. A label on the back has artist provanance. Cash was one of the founding members of the Sculptors Guild in NY.


Setting Sail, Early Morning
1850-1921, American

Oil on canvas, 12 x 20 inches, 1881, signed and dated, in a period gilt frame. As a young man, Johnson was a sailor and one of only twelve survivors aboard a ship that caught fire and sank of the coast of South Africa. He returned to his native Boston, Massachusetts, and studied art with marine painter William E. Norton. Johnson went on to become very well known for his nautical and marine paintings in the later part of the 19th century.


Figure In Shadow

Lithograph, image size 14 1/2 x 18 inches, artist unknown but signed.


1899-1987, American

Pen and ink drawing, image size 7 3/4 x 10 inches, c. 1930, signed and initialed l.r.