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Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa.     Estimate $100-150

Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa. Estimate $100-150

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1023
Unsold
 

Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa. More ...

Large Group of Decorative Bindings

Large Group of Decorative Bindings

Auction:
3071T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2018
Lot:
1317
Sold for:
$37$30

Large Group of Decorative Bindings, including a selection of Waverly Novels and Pepy's Diary, and a group of J. Fenimore Cooper books. More ...

Gerald Bellas Studio Furniture Rocking Chair

Gerald Bellas Studio Furniture Rocking Chair

Auction:
3045B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2017
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Gerald Bellas Studio Furniture Rocking Chair Red oak, hand-dyed jute Wisconsin, 1970s ht. 46 3/4, wd. 19, dp. 42 in. Note: Exhibited at the Art Department, University of Northern Iowa, 1975 More ...

Alfonsas Dargis (Lithuanian, 1909-1996)      Composition 153

Alfonsas Dargis (Lithuanian, 1909-1996) Composition 153

Auction:
3045B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2017
Lot:
463
Sold for:
$431$350

Alfonsas Dargis (Lithuanian, 1909-1996) Composition 153 Signed "A Dargis" l.l., titled in an inscription on the frame backing and on a label from the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa, More ...

Group of Grand Army of the Republic and Other Civil War Veteran's Medals

Group of Grand Army of the Republic and Other Civil War Veteran's Medals

Auction:
3033T
Auction:
Sale #3033T - Oct 18, 2017
Lot:
1229
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Group of Grand Army of the Republic and Other Civil War Veteran's Medals, c. late 19th century, Pennsylvania, New York, Iowa, and other state veteran's medals. Provenance: The collection of More ...

Two Iowa Veteran's Ladder Bar Medals

Two Iowa Veteran's Ladder Bar Medals

Auction:
3033T
Auction:
Sale #3033T - Oct 18, 2017
Lot:
1256
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Iowa Veteran's Ladder Bar Medals, c. late 19th century, a medal with two bars marked "CO. C/2" IOWA.," with a suspended shield marked "VOL. CAV./WAR 1861-5/G.P. RUSSELL," and a medal with four More ...

Large Group of Decorative Bindings

Large Group of Decorative Bindings

Auction:
3030T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 05, 2017
Lot:
1728
Unsold
 

Large Group of Decorative Bindings, including a selection of Waverly Novels and Pepy's Diary, and a group of J. Fenimore Cooper books. More ...

1946 Iowa Commemorative Half Dollar.     Estimate $40-60

1946 Iowa Commemorative Half Dollar. Estimate $40-60

Auction:
3026T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 17, 2017
Lot:
1215
Sold for:
$86$70

1946 Iowa Commemorative Half Dollar. More ...

Thirteen-star Hand-stitched Silk Flag

Thirteen-star Hand-stitched Silk Flag

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1742
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Thirteen-star Hand-stitched Silk Flag, Rachel Albright, Madison, Iowa, 1903, inscription on the fly reads "First flag made 1777 by Betsy Ross. This copy/of the original flag made 1903 by More ...

Iowa, Two 19th Century Atlases.

Iowa, Two 19th Century Atlases.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1542
Sold for:
$461$375

Iowa, Two 19th Century Atlases. Including: A.T. Andreas' Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa, Chicago: Andreas Atlas Co., [engraved and printed by Chas. Shober], 1875, illustrated More ...

Zatta, Antonio (fl. 1757-1797) Le Colonie Unite dell'America Settentr[iona]le. Di Nuovo Projezione.

Zatta, Antonio (fl. 1757-1797) Le Colonie Unite dell'America Settentr[iona]le. Di Nuovo Projezione.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1592
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Zatta, Antonio (fl. 1757-1797) Le Colonie Unite dell'America Settentr[iona]le. Di Nuovo Projezione. Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1778. Folio, fifteen double page engraved maps (including the double page More ...

Ten American Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoons

Ten American Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoons

Auction:
2975B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2017
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$246$200

Ten American Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoons, 20th century, two Durgin/Caldwell Betsy Ross spoons, two by William Meyers: Iowa with various state monuments and Williamsburg, Virginia, featuring the More ...

Seven Desktop Pen Holders

Seven Desktop Pen Holders

Auction:
2962T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 28, 2016
Lot:
1114
Sold for:
$62$50

Seven Desktop Pen Holders, early to mid-20th Century, most with stone bases, including examples by Sheaffers, Fort Madison, Iowa, one by Waterman's, and one by Parker Pen Company, Janesville, More ...

Portrait of Little Jimmy Dickens

Portrait of Little Jimmy Dickens

Auction:
2955B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 05, 2016
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Portrait of Little Jimmy Dickens I was a huge fan of Little Jimmy Dickens in the 50's & 60's. My best friend, Betty Miles painted this portrait of Jimmy for me as a Christmas present in 1967. I had More ...

Lewis, James Otto (1799-1858) The Aboriginal Port Folio.

Lewis, James Otto (1799-1858) The Aboriginal Port Folio.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Lewis, James Otto (1799-1858) The Aboriginal Port Folio. Philadelphia: Lehman & Duval, 1835-1836. Folio, illustrated with seventy-two hand-colored lithographs, bound without the three letterpress More ...

Missouri, Iowa, & Illinois.

Missouri, Iowa, & Illinois.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
516
Sold for:
$154$125

Missouri, Iowa, & Illinois. New York: Ensign, Bridgman, & Fanning, 1857. Crumpled, water stains, marginal tears, tears with loss to lower left corner, original hand-coloring, 27 1/2 x 35 3/4 in. More ...

Bull Dog and Five Other Burlington Watches

Bull Dog and Five Other Burlington Watches

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
938
Sold for:
$400$325

Bull Dog and Five Other Burlington Watches, Chicago, all in gold-filled cases, five 21-jewel movements, one with a dial marked Burlington Bull Dog, in NAWCO case, a lever set with Montgomery dial More ...

Model 1840 Ames Cavalry Saber with Scabbard

Model 1840 Ames Cavalry Saber with Scabbard

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2016
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$861$700

Model 1840 Ames Cavalry Saber with Scabbard, 1858, brass-hilted, marked on one side of the ricasso "US/JH/1858" and on the other side "AMES MFG CO/CHICOPEE," overall lg. 42 in. More ...

Twelve Royal Doulton Ceramic Figures

Twelve Royal Doulton Ceramic Figures

Auction:
2938T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 06, 2016
Lot:
1320
Sold for:
$172$140

Twelve Royal Doulton Ceramic Figures, including "Sarah," "The Skater," "Julia," "Camilla," "Clarinda," and "Michele," (imperfections), ht. to 9 in. More ...

Clement L. Meadmore (Australian, 1929-2005)      THROUGH WAY

Clement L. Meadmore (Australian, 1929-2005) THROUGH WAY

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
452
Sold for:
$12,915$10,500

Clement L. Meadmore (Australian, 1929-2005) THROUGH WAY, 1965 Unsigned. Steel, 78 x 19 x 18 in. (198.1 x 48.2 x 45.7 cm), without base. Condition: Oxidation, minor scrapes. Provenance: More ...

Seven Sheaffer Fountain Pens

Seven Sheaffer Fountain Pens

Auction:
2925T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
2637
Sold for:
$123$100

Seven Sheaffer Fountain Pens, Fort Madison, Iowa, a flat-top lifetime in pearl and black, a "Saratoga" Snorkel, brow striated balance, "Sentinel Deluxe" snorkel, a gray marble balance, a silver More ...

Oversize Balance and Five Other Sheaffer Pens

Oversize Balance and Five Other Sheaffer Pens

Auction:
2925T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
2642
Sold for:
$160$130

Oversize Balance and Five Other Sheaffer Pens, Fort Madison, Iowa, a lifetime black balance with two-tone gold nib, three lifetime flat-tops, one in jade green and two in black, a black hard rubber More ...

Andrew Clemens Sand Art Bottle with Eagle and Flag

Andrew Clemens Sand Art Bottle with Eagle and Flag

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
747
Sold for:
$81,180$66,000

Andrew Clemens Sand Art Bottle with Eagle and Flag, McGregor, Iowa, c. 1890, worked in multicolored sand depicting an eagle grasping a United States flag on one side and a dove over an arrangement More ...

Pair of Ames Model 1860 Naval Cutlasses

Pair of Ames Model 1860 Naval Cutlasses

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1236
Sold for:
$861$700

Pair of Ames Model 1860 Naval Cutlasses, c. 1862, brass handguard and pommels, painted wooden grips, steel blades faintly marked "AMES" and dated "1862," blade lg. 26, overall lg. 32 in. More ...

Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942)      Family Doctor

Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942) Family Doctor

Auction:
2895B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 13, 2016
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942) Family Doctor, 1941, edition of 300 (Czestochowski, 20). Signed "Grant Wood" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l. Lithograph on wove paper, image size 10 x 12 More ...

Two Framed Color Lithographs of American Indians

Two Framed Color Lithographs of American Indians

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Framed Color Lithographs of American Indians, c. 1837 and 1836, the first depicting "Moa-NA-Hon-GA," Great Walker, an Ioway chief, published by E.C. Biddle, Philadelphia, the second of "Spring More ...

Etta Leeman (American, b. 1843)      Young Lad in a Barnyard

Etta Leeman (American, b. 1843) Young Lad in a Barnyard

Auction:
2906T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 31, 2016
Lot:
1049
Unsold
 

Etta Leeman (American, b. 1843) Young Lad in a Barnyard. Signed "E. Leeman" l.l. Oil on canvas, 8 1/8 x 6 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Minor retouch, fine craquelure. N.B. Etta Leeman was More ...

Group of Glass Bottles

Group of Glass Bottles

Auction:
2863M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2015
Lot:
886
Sold for:
$62$50

Group of Glass Bottles, 19th century, including two "Sawyer's Crystal Blue," a "Benjamin Green Apothecary/Portsmouth, N.H.," an "A.D. Ashley's Red Sea Balsam/New Bedford, Mass.," an "Omega Oil," a More ...

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, 22 March 1815.

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, 22 March 1815.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$246$200

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, 22 March 1815. Single sheet of wove paper watermarked C. Wilmott, 1809, inscribed on one page. To a Navy Commodore John Rodgers (1772-1838), More ...

Stanley Wingate Woodward (American, 1890-1970)    Cabin in the Hills

Stanley Wingate Woodward (American, 1890-1970) Cabin in the Hills

Auction:
2864T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 12, 2015
Lot:
1149
Sold for:
$615$500

Stanley Wingate Woodward (American, 1890-1970) Cabin in the Hills. Signed "Stanley Woodward" l.l., titled and signed on the stretcher, identified and titled on labels on the reverse. Oil on More ...