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  • Austrian Silver Enamel and Rock Crystal Compote
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    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 501

    Austrian Silver Enamel and Rock Crystal Compote

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    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Viennese Silver and Enamel Sauce Boat
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    $400 - $800
    Lot 502

    Viennese Silver and Enamel Sauce Boat

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    $400 - $800
  • Viennese Silver Enamel and Baroque Pearl St. George and the Dragon
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    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 503

    Viennese Silver Enamel and Baroque Pearl St. George and...

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    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Viennese Gilt Silver and Enameled Nef
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    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 504

    Viennese Gilt Silver and Enameled Nef

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    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Viennese Silver Enameled Jester
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    Lot 505

    Viennese Silver Enameled Jester

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  • German Silver Galleon Table Trolley and Silver Stagecoach
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    Lot 506

    German Silver Galleon Table Trolley and Silver Stagecoa...

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  • German Silver Jeweled Turbo Shell Rooster
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    Lot 507

    German Silver Jeweled Turbo Shell Rooster

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  • Two Gilt Silver Enameled and Jeweled Pheasants
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    Lot 508

    Two Gilt Silver Enameled and Jeweled Pheasants

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  • Figural Silver, Enameled and Jeweled Compote With Agate Dish
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    Lot 509

    Figural Silver, Enameled and Jeweled Compote With Agate...

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  • Continental Silver Figure of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden
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    Lot 510

    Continental Silver Figure of King Gustavus Adolphus of ...

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  • Austria Hungary Silver Elephant Condiment
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    Lot 511

    Austria Hungary Silver Elephant Condiment

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  • Chinese Gilt Silver, Enamel, Jadeite, Carnelian Elephant and Pagoda
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    Lot 512

    Chinese Gilt Silver, Enamel, Jadeite, Carnelian Elephan...

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  • St. George Gemstone, Pearl, and Enamel Pendant
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    Lot 513

    St. George Gemstone, Pearl, and Enamel Pendant

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  • Probably c. 2nd-3rd Century A.D., Roman Gold and Carnelian Pendant, Bust of Emperor
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    Lot 514

    Probably c. 2nd-3rd Century A.D., Roman Gold and Carnel...

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  • Two Constantin Wild for Idar Oberstein Carved Stone Ducks
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    Lot 515

    Two Constantin Wild for Idar Oberstein Carved Stone Duc...

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  • Two Norma DeCamp Shadow Boxes
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    Lot 516

    Two Norma DeCamp Shadow Boxes

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  • Two Chinese Cloisonne Table Objects
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    Lot 517

    Two Chinese Cloisonne Table Objects

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  • Pair of Large Chinese Lacquered and Gilt Wood Doors
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    Lot 518

    Pair of Large Chinese Lacquered and Gilt Wood Doors

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  • Pair Chinese Porcelain Temple Jars
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    Lot 519

    Pair Chinese Porcelain Temple Jars

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  • Georgian Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
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    Lot 520

    Georgian Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

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  • Two Pairs of English Porcelain Mansion House Dwarf Figures
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    Lot 521

    Two Pairs of English Porcelain Mansion House Dwarf Figu...

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  • Two Derby Porcelain Mansion House Dwarves
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    Lot 522

    Two Derby Porcelain Mansion House Dwarves

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    $500 - $700
  • Small Model of The Queen Mary in Glass Case
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    Lot 523

    Small Model of The Queen Mary in Glass Case

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  • Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl
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    Lot 524

    Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl

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  • Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Bowl
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    Lot 525

    Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Bowl

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  • Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl
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    Lot 526

    Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl

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    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl
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    Lot 527

    Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Bowl
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    Lot 528

    Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Bowl

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Small Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Bowl
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    Lot 529

    Small Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Bowl

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    $600 - $900
  • Small Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl
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    Lot 530

    Small Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl

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  • Small Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl
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    Lot 531

    Small Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Octagonal Bowl

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    $400 - $600
  • Charles Hunt, Portrait of a Drummer Boy
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    Lot 532

    Charles Hunt, Portrait of a Drummer Boy

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  • Margaret Dovaston
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    $2,000 - $4,000
    Lot 533

    Margaret Dovaston

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    $2,000 - $4,000
  • Four Framed Pietra Dura Marble Plaques
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    Lot 534

    Four Framed Pietra Dura Marble Plaques

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    $800 - $1,200
  • 17 Murano Glass Stems and Vessels
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 535

    17 Murano Glass Stems and Vessels

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    $800 - $1,200
  • 16 Capodimonte Armorial Porcelain Plates
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    $600 - $900
    Lot 536

    16 Capodimonte Armorial Porcelain Plates

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    $600 - $900
  • Italian Majolica Renaissance Style Charger, Rape of Europa
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    Lot 537

    Italian Majolica Renaissance Style Charger, Rape of Eur...

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    $400 - $600
  • Capodimonte Gilt Metal and Porcelain Jewelry Casket
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 538

    Capodimonte Gilt Metal and Porcelain Jewelry Casket

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    $500 - $700
  • Giovanni Montelatici Pietra Dura Framed Plaque
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    Lot 539

    Giovanni Montelatici Pietra Dura Framed Plaque

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    $400 - $600
  • Five Italian Double Handled Pottery Vessels
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 540

    Five Italian Double Handled Pottery Vessels

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    $300 - $500
  • Italian Ebonized and Inlaid Collector's Cabinet
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    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 541

    Italian Ebonized and Inlaid Collector's Cabinet

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    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Five Lobmeyr Enamel Decorated Glass Sherbets
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    $600 - $900
    Lot 542

    Five Lobmeyr Enamel Decorated Glass Sherbets

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    $600 - $900
  • 13 Lobmeyr Enamel Decorated Plates
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    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 543

    13 Lobmeyr Enamel Decorated Plates

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    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Nine Pieces Lobmeyr Enameled Glass Tableware
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 545

    Nine Pieces Lobmeyr Enameled Glass Tableware

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    $800 - $1,200
  • 11 Lobmeyr Enamel Decorated Glass Dishes
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 546

    11 Lobmeyr Enamel Decorated Glass Dishes

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    $800 - $1,200
  • A Venetian Glass Blackamoor Compote and Four Venetian Vaseline Glasses
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 547

    A Venetian Glass Blackamoor Compote and Four Venetian V...

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    $500 - $700
  • Fine Venetian Carved and Painted Figural Pedestal
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 548

    Fine Venetian Carved and Painted Figural Pedestal

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Ebonized Italian Collectors Cabinet
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    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 549

    Ebonized Italian Collectors Cabinet

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    $1,500 - $2,500

Auction Description

Dr. Steve Stewart Collection: A Physician’s Passion | June 6, 2024 by Brunk Auctions

Offered are choice selections from the doctor’s lifetime pursuit of beautiful objects, from the sublime to the fanciful. Just a sampling from this immense collection includes Meissen, Sevres, Derby, Fairyland Lustre, gilt bronze and silver bejeweled objects, Viennese and French enamels along with Continental and American paintings, sculpture and furniture. 

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