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Hardstone Carving of an Official

Hardstone Carving of an Official

Auction:
2910M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 16, 2016
Lot:
524
Unsold
 

Hardstone Carving of an Official, China, with a smile on his face, standing on rockery with lingzhi mushrooms, holding a boat-shaped silver sycee ingot in his raised right hand and a ruyi scepter in More ...

Parasol with Carved Dog Handle

Parasol with Carved Dog Handle

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1112
Unsold
 

Parasol with Carved Dog Handle, 19th century, blue silk canopy with wooden struts, the upper wooden shaft, hinged at the midpoint then continuing to a carved bone handle, ending in a dog's head, More ...

Hardstone Carving of an Official

Hardstone Carving of an Official

Auction:
2906T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 31, 2016
Lot:
1831
Unsold
 

Hardstone Carving of an Official, China, with a smile on his face, standing on rockery with lingzhi mushrooms, holding a boat-shaped silver sycee ingot in his raised right hand and a ruyi scepter in More ...

Hardstone Carving of a Water Buffalo

Hardstone Carving of a Water Buffalo

Auction:
2885B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 19, 2016
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Hardstone Carving of a Water Buffalo, China, in a recumbent position with its legs folded beneath itself, its head turned to the side with ears and ridged horns backward, and tail swirled to the More ...

Cast Bronze Figure of an Ascetic Buddha

Cast Bronze Figure of an Ascetic Buddha

Auction:
2885B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 19, 2016
Lot:
419
Unsold
 

Cast Bronze Figure of an Ascetic Buddha, China, possibly Ming dynasty, seated with his right leg raised and his left in parallel to the ground, both of his hands folded on his right knee, his head More ...

Polychrome Wood Figure of a Luohan

Polychrome Wood Figure of a Luohan

Auction:
2885B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 19, 2016
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Polychrome Wood Figure of a Luohan, China, possibly Ming dynasty (1368-1644), depicted seated in a stately upright posture with an elongated cast down head with painted eyes and mouth, both hands More ...

Molded Sheet Copper Eagle Weathervane

Molded Sheet Copper Eagle Weathervane

Auction:
2824T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2015
Lot:
1244
Sold for:
$984$800

Molded Sheet Copper Eagle Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body spreadwing figure with zinc head perched on a sphere and arrow with zinc point, (minor fold damage to wings), More ...

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande  , Two Editions in Three Volumes.

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande , Two Editions in Three Volumes.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$185$150

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande, Two Editions in Three Volumes. Paris: Horthemels [Imprimerie de Francois le Cointe], 1687. [and] Amsterdam: Mortier, More ...

de la Quintinie, Jean-Baptiste (1626-1688) Instruction Pour Les Jardins Fruitiers et Potagers.

de la Quintinie, Jean-Baptiste (1626-1688) Instruction Pour Les Jardins Fruitiers et Potagers.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$615$500

de la Quintinie, Jean-Baptiste (1626-1688) Instruction Pour Les Jardins Fruitiers et Potagers. Paris: Barbin, 1690. First edition, two large quarto volumes, lacking the portrait in volume one; More ...

Famille Verte Peacock

Famille Verte Peacock

Auction:
2810B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - May 16, 2015
Lot:
172
Sold for:
$554$450

Famille Verte Peacock, China, possibly early Kangxi period (1662-1722), standing on its right leg, its left folded, on an openwork tree with blooming flowers, its head turned up, beak opened as if More ...

Fire Prevention Societies, New England, Boston, 1764.

Fire Prevention Societies, New England, Boston, 1764.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Fire Prevention Societies, New England, Boston, 1764. Broadside headed: Rules and Orders Agreed to be Observed by a Mutual Society, instituted at Boston, the Fourth Day of January, A.D. 1764, no More ...

Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) An Address of the Gentlemen and Principal Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, to His Excellency Governor Gage.

Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) An Address of the Gentlemen and Principal Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, to His Excellency Governor Gage.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) An Address of the Gentlemen and Principal Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, to His Excellency Governor Gage. [Boston: No Printer, 1775]. The left-hand half only of this More ...

Madison, James (1751-1836) Signed Parchment Document, Ship's Passport, 27 June 1810.

Madison, James (1751-1836) Signed Parchment Document, Ship's Passport, 27 June 1810.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$984$800

Madison, James (1751-1836) Signed Parchment Document, Ship's Passport, 27 June 1810. Single parchment sheet, with an engraving of a ship and a lighthouse and harbor at the head, text below also More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed as President, New York City, 4 August 1789.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed as President, New York City, 4 August 1789.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed as President, New York City, 4 August 1789. Typographically printed document on paper, headed, "George Washington, President of the United States of More ...

Beer, Johann Christoph (1638-1712) Des in Jesum Verliebten Frauen-Zimmers Schmertzliche Sunden-Bereuung.

Beer, Johann Christoph (1638-1712) Des in Jesum Verliebten Frauen-Zimmers Schmertzliche Sunden-Bereuung.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$215$175

Beer, Johann Christoph (1638-1712) Des in Jesum Verliebten Frauen-Zimmers Schmertzliche Sunden-Bereuung. Nuremberg: Andreas Otto, 1699. Tall and narrow 12mo, illustrated with a double-page added More ...

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande  , Two Editions in Three Volumes.

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande , Two Editions in Three Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
144
Unsold
 

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande, Two Editions in Three Volumes. Paris: Horthemels [Imprimerie de Francois le Cointe], 1687. [and] Amsterdam: Mortier, More ...

Falconer, William (b. 1732) An Universal Dictionary of the Marine

Falconer, William (b. 1732) An Universal Dictionary of the Marine

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$584$475

Falconer, William (b. 1732) An Universal Dictionary of the Marine. London: Cadell, 1769. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with twelve folding engraved plates; title page creased, bound in More ...

Réaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault de (1683-1757) The Art of Hatching and Bringing up Domestick Fowls of all Kinds.

Réaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault de (1683-1757) The Art of Hatching and Bringing up Domestick Fowls of all Kinds.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$400$325

Réaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault de (1683-1757) The Art of Hatching and Bringing up Domestick Fowls of all Kinds. London: for Davis, Millar, and Nourse, 1750. First English edition, illustrated More ...

The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florist's Magazine.

The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florist's Magazine.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$738$600

The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florist's Magazine. London, 1833-1850. Volumes one through seventeen only (of twenty-seven) bound in fourteen small octavo volumes, illustrated with eleven More ...

Blown Wheel-etched Colorless Glass and Brass Hall Candle Lantern

Blown Wheel-etched Colorless Glass and Brass Hall Candle Lantern

Auction:
2757B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 26, 2014
Lot:
482
Unsold
 

Blown Wheel-etched Colorless Glass and Brass Hall Candle Lantern, late 18th century, domical glass with folded rim terminating in a raspberry prunt, wheel-etched design with vine and berries, with More ...

Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, and Related Documents, Mid-March 1934.

Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, and Related Documents, Mid-March 1934.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, and Related Documents, Mid-March 1934. Division of Investigation wanted poster dated March 12, 1934, with Dillinger's fingerprints, description, mug More ...

Blunt, Lady Anne (1837-1917) Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates

Blunt, Lady Anne (1837-1917) Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$185$150

Blunt, Lady Anne (1837-1917) Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates. New York: Harper, 1879. First American edition, octavo, with frontispiece and folding map, illustrated throughout, in publisher's blue More ...

Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel August Florent, Comte de (1751-1817) Voyage Pittoresque de la Grece

Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel August Florent, Comte de (1751-1817) Voyage Pittoresque de la Grece

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel August Florent, Comte de (1751-1817) Voyage Pittoresque de la Grece. Paris: [No Printer], 1782 First edition, illustrated with an extra engraved title and the 126 More ...

Foppens, Jean-Francois (1689-1761) Bibliotheca Belgica

Foppens, Jean-Francois (1689-1761) Bibliotheca Belgica

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
143
Sold for:
$215$175

Foppens, Jean-Francois (1689-1761) Bibliotheca Belgica. Brussels: Pierre Foppens, 1739. Two large quarto volumes, title pages printed in black and red, illustrated with 145 portraits, nine of More ...

Literature, 18th-19th Centuries, Fifteen Volumes.

Literature, 18th-19th Centuries, Fifteen Volumes.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$677$550

Literature, 18th-19th Centuries, Fifteen Volumes. Fanny Burney's (1752-1840) Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress, London: for Payne and Cadell, 1782, first edition, five 12mo volumes, in More ...

Niebuhr, Carsten (1733-1815) Beschreibung von Arabien

Niebuhr, Carsten (1733-1815) Beschreibung von Arabien

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Niebuhr, Carsten (1733-1815) Beschreibung von Arabien. Copenhagen: Möller, 1772. First edition, quarto, illustrated with twenty-five engravings extraneous to the collation, all thrown out on More ...

The Koran, Commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed,   Translated into English Immediately from the Original Arabic

The Koran, Commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated into English Immediately from the Original Arabic

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
291
Sold for:
$277$225

The Koran, Commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated into English Immediately from the Original Arabic. London: for Hawes, Clarke, and Collins, 1764. Second edition of George Sale's More ...

Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore

Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$369$300

Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore. Vienna: Cosmerovio, 1672. Folio, engraved title; typographical title page printed in red and black (with engraved More ...

Paul Cadmus (American, 1904-1999)      Untitled [Heart] / Correspondence and Envelope

Paul Cadmus (American, 1904-1999) Untitled [Heart] / Correspondence and Envelope

Auction:
2716M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 09, 2014
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$738$600

Paul Cadmus (American, 1904-1999) Untitled [Heart] / Correspondence and Envelope Correspondence signed and dated "...Paul July 20" within the composition, envelope inscribed More ...

Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 December 1834.

Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 December 1834.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$2,640$2,200

Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 December 1834. Single page, with addressed self envelope. To Francesco Florimo (1800-1888), in Italian, introducing young Antoine Elwart More ...