Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 17

50. POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD HANGING SCULPTURE OF A MERMAID, Austrian or South German, 19th century, the voluptuous twin tailed siren holds a branch of coral in her right hand, inscribed with collection number APC460. Height 26 in. Length 24 in. Width 18 in. Note: An emblem of enlightenment, the siren’s two tails represent the unity of earth and water, body and soul. 51. SCARCE SMALL SIZE FRENCH BRASS AND IRON MARBLE TOP BAKER’S TABLE, 19th century, rectangular Carrera marble top, polished finish with brass details. Height 29 in. Length 32 in. Width 24 in. 52. PAIR OF RARE AMERICAN ART DECO STERLING SILVER COUPES, circa 1925-1930, Erik Magnussen (Danish 1884-1961) for Gorham MFG Co. Each circular bowl on three cast eagles perched on carnelian and spherule supports, on a flat ring base. Bases engraved with monogram “EHO”, undersides trademark “Gorham/sterling”, model number 65 and EM signature. Height 3 ½ in. Diameter 5 in. 14