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Wedgwood Ivory Vellum Vase

Wedgwood Ivory Vellum Vase

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
209
Sold for:
$277$225

Wedgwood Ivory Vellum Vase, England, c. 1890, gilded and polychrome enameled with pierced foliate handles, the body with leaves and berries, printed mark, ht. 12 1/8 in. The property of Jeffrey More ...

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
109
Unsold
 

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket, Harriet Goodwin, Alfred, Maine, c. 1880-1900, the finely woven basket with intricate quatrefoil pattern on the shallow lid stitched to the body in the More ...

"Specimens of Irish Seaweed" Clamshell "Book,"

"Specimens of Irish Seaweed" Clamshell "Book,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$738$600

"Specimens of Irish Seaweed" Clamshell "Book," England, 19th century, approx. fifty leaves of paper between two clamshells with specimens of seaweed affixed to most pages, wd. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Two Boxes of Books on American Decorative and Fine Arts.     Estimate $20-200

Two Boxes of Books on American Decorative and Fine Arts. Estimate $20-200

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1585
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Boxes of Books on American Decorative and Fine Arts. More ...

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004)      Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
136
Unsold
 

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City, 1975. Signed "Avedon" in ink on the verso at center, numbered "18" from an edition of "50" in ink on the verso More ...

Helmut Newton (German, 1920-2004)      Sumo

Helmut Newton (German, 1920-2004) Sumo

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Helmut Newton (German, 1920-2004) Sumo, from an edition of 10,000, published by Taschen, Cologne, 1999. Stamped/numbered "08058" and signed "Helmut Newton" in blue crayon on one of the opening More ...

Three Bronze Sculptures

Three Bronze Sculptures

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1365
Sold for:
$338$275

Three Bronze Sculptures, two by Robert Thew (American, 1892-1964): a seated female nude with book, gilded bronze, signed "Thew," ht. 5, and a standing female nude with book, signed "Thew," ht. 7 More ...

Harvey H. Hiestand (American, 1872-1944)      Adirondack Lodge, Designed by Frank M. Andrews, Architect

Harvey H. Hiestand (American, 1872-1944) Adirondack Lodge, Designed by Frank M. Andrews, Architect

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$615$500

Harvey H. Hiestand (American, 1872-1944) Adirondack Lodge, Designed by Frank M. Andrews, Architect. Signed and dated "Hiestand '03" l.r. Watercolor and pencil on paper, sight size 14 x 25 in., More ...

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
548
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Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs, United States, late 20th century, ht. 41, wd. 29, dp. 35 in. Note: Part of a gallery exhibit at Santa Monica's Gallery of Functional Art in More ...

Barrie, J.M. (1860-1937) Peter and Wendy.

Barrie, J.M. (1860-1937) Peter and Wendy.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1073
Sold for:
$492$400

Barrie, J.M. (1860-1937) Peter and Wendy. New York: Scribner's, 1911. Octavo, with Scribner's seal on copyright page, illustrated by F.D. Bedford, bound in publisher's green cloth, pictorially More ...

Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) The Winter of Our Discontent.

Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) The Winter of Our Discontent.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1187
Sold for:
$246$200

Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) The Winter of Our Discontent. New York: The Viking Press, 1961. First trade edition, octavo, 1961 on title and copyright page with no statement of other printings, bound More ...

Heath, Dave (1931-2016) A Dialogue with Solitude.

Heath, Dave (1931-2016) A Dialogue with Solitude.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1416
Sold for:
$86$70

Heath, Dave (1931-2016) A Dialogue with Solitude. New York: Community Press, Distributed by Horizon Press, 1965. Large quarto, bound in publisher's gray cloth and in a price-clipped dust jacket More ...

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking  , Presentation Copy.

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking , Presentation Copy.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1476
Sold for:
$25$20

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking, Presentation Copy. New York: Macmillan Company, 1914. Octavo, title and copyright both dated 1914, with "Set up and electrotyped. Published More ...

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016)    Still Life with Orchid

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016) Still Life with Orchid

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$246$200

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016) Still Life with Orchid. Numbered, signed, and dated "57/70 Ed Baynard 1980" l.r. Color woodblock print on paper, sheet size approx. 30 x 42 in., framed. More ...

American School, 20th Century    Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy

American School, 20th Century Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1068
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American School, 20th Century Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy. Unsigned. Woodblock print, image size 22 1/2 x 30 5/8 in., framed. Condition: Toning, rippling, More ...

Nathan Margolis (American, b. 1908)    Quiet Boats

Nathan Margolis (American, b. 1908) Quiet Boats

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1069
Sold for:
$135$110

Nathan Margolis (American, b. 1908) Quiet Boats. Signed "Nathan Margolis" l.r., titled l.l., numbered "8/25" l.c. Color woodblock print, image size 18 1/8 x 7 3/8 in., framed. Condition: More ...

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016)    The Print Scarf

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016) The Print Scarf

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1160
Sold for:
$308$250

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016) The Print Scarf. Numbered, signed, and dated "47/70 Ed Baynard 1980" l.r., with a Tyler Graphics embossed stamp at l.l. corner of sheet. Color woodblock print More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel).

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel).

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
67
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Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel). Small octavo format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink with red diacritical marks, approximately twenty lines per More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan  , by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan , by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
69
Unsold
 

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan, by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE]. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, approximately nineteen lines per page, text in black ink with More ...

Archdekin, Richard (1616-1690) Theologia Quadripartita.

Archdekin, Richard (1616-1690) Theologia Quadripartita.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
76
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Archdekin, Richard (1616-1690) Theologia Quadripartita. Prague: Universitatis Carolo-Ferdinandeae in Collegio Societ. Jesu, 1678. Octavo, contemporary parchment over wooden boards, clasps and More ...

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing.

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, seventeen lines per page, text in black ink with marks in red, limp tan goatskin More ...

Beauvoisins, Joseph-Eugene (fl. circa 1800) Notice sur la Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, son Harem, la Famille du Sang Imperial, s

Beauvoisins, Joseph-Eugene (fl. circa 1800) Notice sur la Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, son Harem, la Famille du Sang Imperial, s

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
81
Unsold
 

Beauvoisins, Joseph-Eugene (fl. circa 1800) Notice sur la Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, son Harem, la Famille du Sang Imperial, sa Maison Militaire, etc. Paris: Chez Gabriel Waree, 1809. More ...

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament.

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$369$300

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament. [Geneva]: Par Francois Perrin, pour Antoine Vincent, 1567. Octavo, illustrated with text More ...

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake. Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Zell, 1868. First edition, large folding More ...

Bookplates, Two Scrapbooks.

Bookplates, Two Scrapbooks.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$523$425

Bookplates, Two Scrapbooks. Pre-made folio-format cloth covered scrapbooks made in Ireland, containing approximately 400 bookplates dated from the 17th through the early 20th century, bookplates More ...

Bruce, Reverend William (fl. circa 1850) Marriage: its Origin, Uses, and Duties.

Bruce, Reverend William (fl. circa 1850) Marriage: its Origin, Uses, and Duties.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
95
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Bruce, Reverend William (fl. circa 1850) Marriage: its Origin, Uses, and Duties. Boston: Otis Clapp, 1850. Small 12mo, published in the same year in London, contemporary blind-stamped brown cloth, More ...

Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce  , ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983).

Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce , ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983).

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
96
Unsold
 

Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce, ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983). New York: Knopf, 1941. First edition, second printing before publication, octavo, bound in publisher's More ...

Cather, Willa (1873-1947) The Professor's House.

Cather, Willa (1873-1947) The Professor's House.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$431$350

Cather, Willa (1873-1947) The Professor's House. New York: Knopf, 1925. First edition, trade issue, octavo, publisher's dark blue spine and bright red textured cloth boards, in the original dust More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, First American Edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1860. Octavo, bound in publisher's green textured cloth, More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$738$600

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, First American Edition. New York: Appleton, 1871. Two octavo volumes bound in uniform publisher's reddish cloth with More ...