COLLECTION OF ITALIAN & SPANISH BOOKS, 20 Collection of vintage and antique books, primarily in Italian and Spanish, ideal for decorators, including Salmi Mario L'Abbazia di Pomposa by Amilcora Pizzi (some pages loose from binding), Codice Procedura Penale Italiano Commentato Da Giuseppe Borsani e Luigi Casorati Volumes 1 - 5 (published between 1873 and 1883), Emidio Pacifici-Mazzoni Il Codice Civile Italiano Volumes 1, 8, 9 (published between 1927 and 1929), Giuseppe Pugliese La Prescrizione Acquisitiva (1921), Alfredo Piraino Grammatica Della Lingua Italiana by Casa Editrice Ceschina Milano, and Le Stanze Di Raffaello / Diffusione d'arte italiana in America a cura del Colonello Vincenzo Janni, edition 380 of 2000 (1936), Pasquale Fiore Elementi di diritto internazionale privato (1905), Congreso Internacional De Amerianistas Mexico 1962 Volumes 1 to 3 (1964), Instituto "Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo" Miscellanea Americanista, Madrid 1951 and 1952 Volumes 1 to 3, and Ensayos sobre la Historia del Nuevo Mundo, Mexico 1951. Largest: 14.5" H x 10.75" W x 1.75" D. Wear, losses, pencil, foxing, toning. Property from the Estate of designer, model, television host, and business woman, Nina Griscom.
EARLY GERMAN BOARD GAME LITHOGRAPH Titled "Niew Vermakelijk Ganzenspel," for a dice based game, with figural and animal theme. Image: 13" H x 16.5" W; frame: 14.25" H x 17.75" W x 0.5" D. Toning and some discoloration throughout.
SATIN AND CHIFFON & BEADED EVENING GOWNS, 2 PCS. Navy satin one shoulder evening gown with covered button closure and an asymmetrical hem and a lined chiffon sleeveless gown with empire waist and a beaded and sequin bodice. Both are missing designer, sizing and content labels. Chiffon dress: bust 36", length 57" and is approx. size M/L. Silk dress: bust 28", length 76" and is approx. size S. Signs of wear and pulls to fabric noted.
BILL BLASS FLORAL LACE & SHEER FULL-LENGTH DRESS Bill Blass floral lace sheer full-length dress, with lace detailed bodice and crepe de chine bottom, designer's label "Bill Blass" to interior, zipper closure to back. Bust: 14.5" W; waist: 13.5" W; hips: 17" W; length to bottom hem: 64" L. Gentle usage wear, with substantial tear and pulling of thread towards bottom hem. Property from the Estate of designer, model, television host, and business woman, Nina Griscom.
OSCAR DE LA RENTA BLACK VELVET AND LACE DRESS Oscar de la Renta black dress, the black velvet bodice embellished with scrolling rhinestone and beaded detail above a black and gold-tone lace trim, zipper closure to the back and sleeves, with "Oscar de la Renta" label, marked size 14, lacking fabric label. Collar to hem 38.5?, shoulder 16.5?, chest 17.5?, waist 15.5?, shoulder to cuff 22.5?.
SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE SEQUIN AND TAFFETA GOWN Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche evening dress, circa 1985, with white and silver-tone beaded and sequined bodice, pink satin sash belt across the waist, above a blue taffeta gathered ruffle skirt with asymmetrical hem, zipper closure to back, lacking fabric and size labels. Collar to rear hem 50?, shoulder 15?, chest 17.5?, waist 14.5?, shoulder to cuff 22.75?.
VINTAGE AVERY RIVERSIDE & 65TH BACKGAMMON SET Vintage Avery Riverside & 65th backgammon set, hinged case with magnetic closure, opens to handsomely inlaid board, panels lift to reveal gaming pieces and dice. Case (closed): 3.5" H x 15.5" W x 11.5" D.
THEATRUM SANITATIS, VOLS. I, II, III, FMR 1970-71 Theatrum Sanitatis. Liber magistri Ububchasym de Baldach Codice Casanatense 4182. Franco Maria Ricci, (3) hardcover vols. in clamshell cases, text in Latin and Italian, color plates, 14.5"h x 10"w
GAMBLER BOX & COLT 1873 PISTOL & PUSH DAGGERGambler's set with cards, dice, and chips on a lift-out tray that reveals a fitted base with revolver and push dagger, the Colt New Line .32 caliber, five round fluted cylinder, 2.25" barrel marked at the top on two lines "Colt's PT F.A. Mfg. Co, Hartford, Ct. U.S.A.," caliber marked at left frame, nickel plated, rosewood grips, mfg. 1873, SN 12XX, the knife a push dagger with metal scabbard marked at the ricasso "S.F. Cal," dagger with handle: 7"l, leatherette case: 5.5"h, 9.75"h, 6.75"d
SPECTACULAR HAND-PAINTED ART DOLL MARIONETTESpectacular hand-painted marionette, hanging from horizontal cross-form wood control bar, having glitter coated crown with floral accents, resting atop the blond curled hair framing face, wearing an embroidered blue dress with silver braid trim, bodice, sleeves and pants of silk, the skirt accented by trailing polychrome applied flowers, gold crinoline, gilt painted shoes, approx 47.5"h, 31.5"w, 7.5"d, 4.5lbs**Provenance: a fine San Antonio estate**
ITALIAN SIGNED CERAMIC BUST SCULPTUREItalian ceramic bust sculpture, 20th c., depicting a young woman with curled hair in Regency style bodice, incised signature D. Mastrogiovanni (?), approx 15"h, 12"w, 5"d, 12lbs
FRAMED BANJARA TRADITIONAL SHISHA BODICE, INDIAFramed South Asian traditional bodice, possibly Banjara Peoples of India, pieced construction with handwork and Shisha embroidery, sight: approx 25.25"h, 43.25"w, overall: approx 27.25"h, 45.25"w, 13lbs **Provenance: from a local Austin, Texas estate, acquired by the consignor in Asia**
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