The auction begins with a wonderful Jonas Studios sculpture of a wooly mammoth. Weighing almost 14 pounds, the 13.5" x 25.75" x 9.25" piece is numbered 12/88 on the back.

Another hallmark of Jonas Studios is its miniature pieces. Here we see a Mountain Nyala, a Greater Kudu, and an Impala. Numbered 8/89.

In addition to sculptures of animals extinct and living, Dolan also collected drawings of some of his favorite creatures. Several are by Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), including this 8.5" x 12" study of a Giant Panda.

In case your French is rusty, a panetiere is a bread box. This handsome example is designed to be hung on a wall, probably because at 26" x 38.5" x 19", it’s bigger than your typical bread box.

And if you need a stylish work surface to prepare something for your panetiere, consider this Parisian baker's table from the late 19th c. Its rectangular marble top, 63" x 34.75", sits on a black and parcel gilt iron scrolled base, steadied by stretcher-joined scroll feet. Bon appétit!

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