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Three Pieces of American Coin Silver Tea Ware

Three Pieces of American Coin Silver Tea Ware

Auction:
2776B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 10, 2015
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Three Pieces of American Coin Silver Tea Ware, New York, 19th century, two retailed by Ball, Tompkins & Black: a teapot by William Forbes with a paneled body engraved with floral cartouches, ht. 7, More ...

Georges de Geetére (Belgian, 1859-1929)      The Harem Guard

Georges de Geetére (Belgian, 1859-1929) The Harem Guard

Auction:
2776B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 10, 2015
Lot:
732
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Georges de Geetére (Belgian, 1859-1929) The Harem Guard Signed, inscribed and dated "Grand PRIX 1885/DE GEETERE Georges François/ SALON d'AMIENS" l.l. Oil on canvas, 80 x 47 in. (203.2 x More ...

Group of Decorative Objects

Group of Decorative Objects

Auction:
2775T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 08, 2015
Lot:
1133
Sold for:
$215$175

Group of Decorative Objects, a Tiffany & Co. colorless glass apple-form paperweight, a cut glass bud vase with sterling-mounted rim, an Ian Forbes paperweight, a Baccarat dish, three large pottery More ...

Twenty-one Books on Chinese Export Art

Twenty-one Books on Chinese Export Art

Auction:
2762B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Nov 22, 2014
Lot:
609
Sold for:
$677$550

Twenty-one Books on Chinese Export Art, including Jorg and van Campen, Chinese Ceramics...Rijksmuseum; Rinaldi, Kraak Porcelain; Howard, Choice of the Private Trader; Forbes, Chinese Silver; and More ...

Two Framed Hand-colored Engravings of Clippers and a Study of Cows

Two Framed Hand-colored Engravings of Clippers and a Study of Cows

Auction:
2765M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 20, 2014
Lot:
589
Sold for:
$77$63

Two Framed Hand-colored Engravings of Clippers and a Study of Cows, America, 19th century, titled "The Ship B.B. Forbes, of Boston" and "Clipper Ship Staffordshire Leaving Boston Harbor," together More ...

Group of Decorative Objects

Group of Decorative Objects

Auction:
2756T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 09, 2014
Lot:
1317
Unsold
 

Group of Decorative Objects, a Tiffany & Co. colorless glass apple-form paperweight, a cut glass bud vase with sterling-mounted rim, an Ian Forbes paperweight, a Baccarat dish, three large pottery More ...

Anglo-Indian Caned Carved Rosewood Armchair

Anglo-Indian Caned Carved Rosewood Armchair

Auction:
2744M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 10, 2014
Lot:
758
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Anglo-Indian Caned Carved Rosewood Armchair, early 19th century, the scrolling arms on carved concave supports, continuing to vase- and ring-turned reeded frontal legs and shaped paw rear feet, ht. More ...

Six Pieces of American Silver Hollowware

Six Pieces of American Silver Hollowware

Auction:
2740B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 19, 2014
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$984$800

Six Pieces of American Silver Hollowware, 19th century, four coin silver: a small Gorham ewer with engraved decoration and monogram, ht. 6 1/2, monogrammed Federal-style creamer marked for "G. More ...

Orne, Harold (fl. circa 1933) Naushon Tree Album

Orne, Harold (fl. circa 1933) Naushon Tree Album

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$923$750

Orne, Harold (fl. circa 1933) Naushon Tree Album. [Boston: Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., 1936]. Landscape-format folio album, printed privately for personal distribution by the Forbes More ...

Jeremiah Gurney (American, 1812-1886)      Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Young Woman

Jeremiah Gurney (American, 1812-1886) Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Young Woman

Auction:
2727B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 16, 2014
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$308$250

Jeremiah Gurney (American, 1812-1886) Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Young Woman, stamped "J GURNEY" AND "349 BROADWAY" on brass mat l.l. and l.r., respectively, scratched indistinctly "James L More ...

Twenty-one Books on Chinese Export Art

Twenty-one Books on Chinese Export Art

Auction:
2719B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 27, 2014
Lot:
865
Unsold
 

Twenty-one Books on Chinese Export Art, including Jorg and van Campen, Chinese Ceramics...Rijksmuseum; Rinaldi, Kraak Porcelain; Howard, Choice of the Private Trader; Forbes, Chinese Silver; and More ...

Ball, Black & Co. Coin Silver Center Bowl

Ball, Black & Co. Coin Silver Center Bowl

Auction:
2715B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 05, 2014
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$584$475

Ball, Black & Co. Coin Silver Center Bowl, New York, c. 1860, William Forbes, maker, ovoid with beading to the rim, handles and foot, with an engraved date and monogram to interior, ht. 6 3/4 in., More ...

Skonvirke .830 Silver and Hardstone Brooch

Skonvirke .830 Silver and Hardstone Brooch

Auction:
2693B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 10, 2013
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Skonvirke .830 Silver and Hardstone Brooch, the large brooch with foliate and bud motifs, set with oval- and circular-cut blue hardstone cabochons and suspending a drop, lg. 5 1/2 in., marked. More ...

Painted and Mounted Half-hull Ship Model of the Pearl

Painted and Mounted Half-hull Ship Model of the Pearl

Auction:
2686M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 14, 2013
Lot:
1274
Sold for:
$360$300

Painted and Mounted Half-hull Ship Model of the Pearl, on a mahogany panel with black molded border, affixed plaque inscribed "Delap, Forbes, & Co., Goole," (imperfections), lg. 13, wd. 54 in. More ...

Coin Silver Covered Butter Dish

Coin Silver Covered Butter Dish

Auction:
2676B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 05, 2013
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$1,140$950

Coin Silver Covered Butter Dish, New York, c. 1855, William Forbes, maker, Ball, Black & Co., retailer, with a domed, floral and repousse-decorated lid with an acorn finial and engraved monogram, More ...

Léon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924)      Costume Design for Papillons: Une Dame

Léon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924) Costume Design for Papillons: Une Dame

Auction:
2673B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 20, 2013
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$18,000$15,000

Léon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924) Costume Design for Papillons: Une Dame Signed and dated "Bakst/1912" c.r., inscribed "Papillons" u.r., identified on copies of detatched exhibition labels (see More ...

William Morris Hunt (American, 1824-1879)      A Country Lane

William Morris Hunt (American, 1824-1879) A Country Lane

Auction:
2673B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 20, 2013
Lot:
596
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

William Morris Hunt (American, 1824-1879) A Country Lane Unsigned, inscribed "Ralph M. Forbes" in ballpoint pen on the reverse, dedicated "...by W. CAMERON FORBES 12/25/35" on a presentation More ...

Arts & Crafts Silver and Rock Crystal Pendant, Sybil Dunlop

Arts & Crafts Silver and Rock Crystal Pendant, Sybil Dunlop

Auction:
2671B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 10, 2013
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$3,000$2,500

Arts & Crafts Silver and Rock Crystal Pendant, Sybil Dunlop, the rock crystal drop within a floral and foliate cap set with colored stones, and suspended from a conforming chain, lg. 2 3/4, 32 in., More ...

Art Nouveau Enamel Buckle, Piel Freres

Art Nouveau Enamel Buckle, Piel Freres

Auction:
2671B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 10, 2013
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$960$800

Art Nouveau Enamel Buckle, Piel Freres, France, the polychrome enamel peacock feather with shaped blue glass, gilt-metal mount, lg. 4 1/4 in., maker's mark. Note: Exhibited in International Art More ...

Painted Wooden Half-hull Model of the Tea Clipper ORIDET

Painted Wooden Half-hull Model of the Tea Clipper ORIDET

Auction:
2664M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 18, 2013
Lot:
637
Sold for:
$432$360

Painted Wooden Half-hull Model of the Tea Clipper ORIDET, "Delap Forbes & Co., Goole" engraved on brass plaque, mounted on a wood panel, overall 12 1/2 x 50 3/4 in. More ...

Group of Assorted Mostly Sterling and Coin Silver Flatware

Group of Assorted Mostly Sterling and Coin Silver Flatware

Auction:
2660M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 19, 2013
Lot:
106
Sold for:
$240$200

Group of Assorted Mostly Sterling and Coin Silver Flatware, including two personal items, a small silver-plated tray, a sterling-handled pastry server, a Georgian silver berry spoon, several coin More ...

E. Forbes 1876 Etching of Civil War Vignettes

E. Forbes 1876 Etching of Civil War Vignettes

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
208
Unsold
 

E. Forbes 1876 Etching of Civil War Vignettes, four images on one piece of paper, including A Watched Pot Never Boils, A Tasty Supper, Drummer Boys, and Played Out, archivally matted and framed, More ...

Redmund-Barry Herminie or the Cross of Gold   Poster

Redmund-Barry Herminie or the Cross of Gold Poster

Auction:
2650T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 17, 2013
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$180$150

Redmund-Barry Herminie or the Cross of Gold Poster, Forbes Co., Boston and New York, image size 81 x 42 in., mounted on linen. More ...

The Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., publishers (American, 19th Century)      Bark Catalpa of New Bedford

The Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., publishers (American, 19th Century) Bark Catalpa of New Bedford

Auction:
2642M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2013
Lot:
818
Sold for:
$275$275

The Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., publishers (American, 19th Century) Bark Catalpa of New Bedford, undated, E.N. Russell, lithographer. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. More ...

Two Northwest Coast Carved Ivory Amulets

Two Northwest Coast Carved Ivory Amulets

Auction:
2636B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 11, 2013
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Two Northwest Coast Carved Ivory Amulets, c. second half 19th century, one in the form of a larva, the other a stylized animal, both pierced for suspension, (the first broken and repaired), lg. to 3 More ...

Enrique Climent (Spanish, d. 1980)      Portfolio 10 GRABADOS EN LINOLEO

Enrique Climent (Spanish, d. 1980) Portfolio 10 GRABADOS EN LINOLEO

Auction:
2635B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 01, 2013
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$660$550

Enrique Climent (Spanish, d. 1980) Portfolio 10 GRABADOS EN LINOLEO, 1951, edition of 300. Each signed "Climent" in pencil l.r., identified and numbered "107" on the colophon page, dedicated "Al More ...

Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958)      Two Portraits of Lt. Roswell Drake Ison

Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958) Two Portraits of Lt. Roswell Drake Ison

Auction:
2635B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 01, 2013
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958) Two Portraits of Lt. Roswell Drake Ison, 1944. Both initialed and dated "E W 1944" in pencil on the mount, and identified on a label affixed to the reverse. More ...

Kokoschka, Oskar (1886-1980) Die Traumenden Knaben

Kokoschka, Oskar (1886-1980) Die Traumenden Knaben

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$23,400$19,500

Kokoschka, Oskar (1886-1980) Die Traumenden Knaben. Vienna: Wiener Werkstatte, 1908. Oblong quarto, first edition of Kokoschka's first illustrated book, from an edition of 500 copies; ten leaves, More ...

The Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., publishers (American, 19th Century)      Bark Catalpa of New Bedford

The Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., publishers (American, 19th Century) Bark Catalpa of New Bedford

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
239
Unsold
 

The Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., publishers (American, 19th Century) Bark Catalpa of New Bedford, undated, E.N. Russell, lithographer. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. More ...

Enrique Climent (Spanish, d. 1980)      Portfolio 10 GRABADOS EN LINOLEO

Enrique Climent (Spanish, d. 1980) Portfolio 10 GRABADOS EN LINOLEO

Auction:
2609B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 07, 2012
Lot:
66
Unsold
 

Enrique Climent (Spanish, d. 1980) Portfolio 10 GRABADOS EN LINOLEO, 1951, edition of 300. Each signed "Climent" in pencil l.r., identified and numbered "107" on the colophon page, dedicated "Al More ...