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Songye Mask

Songye Mask

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1186
Unsold
 

Songye Mask, hollowed form, pierced around the rim for fiber attachment, most of which is still present, with protruding eyes and mouth, nose forms into a high crest at crown, traces of original More ...

Two Polychrome Colonial Figures

Two Polychrome Colonial Figures

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1199
Sold for:
$492$400

Two Polychrome Colonial Figures, Congo, c. 1930s, in Western clothing, standing with hands in pockets, ht. 11 1/2 and 11 1/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. More ...

Ngombe Stool

Ngombe Stool

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1201
Sold for:
$738$600

Ngombe Stool, Democratic Republic of Congo, decorated with a combination of incised abstract designs and brass tackwork, with two areas of geometric cutouts, dark patina, ht. 10, wd. 22 1/2 in. More ...

Two Kuba Tukula Boxes

Two Kuba Tukula Boxes

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1202
Unsold
 

Two Kuba Tukula Boxes, one a hollowed-out semicircle, decorated on the lid and rounded sides, the second with an animal-form lid handle, with worn geometric designs and elevated on four short legs, More ...

Lega Wood Maskette

Lega Wood Maskette

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1203
Unsold
 

Lega Wood Maskette, flat square face with coffee bean eyes, raffia beard, and horns protruding from the crown, ht. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. More ...

Lega Wood Maskette

Lega Wood Maskette

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1204
Unsold
 

Lega Wood Maskette, tall, narrow mask with slit mouth and eyes, three holes at chin for raffia suspension and two holes at the ears, traces of kaolin around eyes and nose, ht. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Large Tanzanian Mask

Large Tanzanian Mask

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1208
Sold for:
$738$600

Large Tanzanian Mask, hollowed-out face mask, perimeter pierced for fiber decoration, black hair inside the nostrils, overall black patina, ht. 16 1/2, wd. 10 1/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio More ...

Guerre/Wobi Mask

Guerre/Wobi Mask

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3096
Unsold
 

Guerre/Wobi Mask, carved wood embellished with hair, metal teeth, and two rows of bells, ht. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. Note: "To understand and More ...

Painted Wood Ogoni Mask

Painted Wood Ogoni Mask

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3097
Unsold
 

Painted Wood Ogoni Mask, ht. 11 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. Note: "To understand and experience the world and other cultures has, since a very early age, been More ...

Nupe Wood Stool

Nupe Wood Stool

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3098
Sold for:
$431$350

Nupe Wood Stool, with eight legs and shallow geometric carving to seat, ht. 9 1/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. Note: "To understand and experience the world and More ...

Hoover, J. Edgar (1895-1972) FBI Archive Including Signed Letters, 1952-1979.

Hoover, J. Edgar (1895-1972) FBI Archive Including Signed Letters, 1952-1979.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Hoover, J. Edgar (1895-1972) FBI Archive Including Signed Letters, 1952-1979. Archive of documents from the U.S. Department of Justice related to the FBI career of Special Agent Edward J. Krupinsky More ...

Baule Standing Male Figure

Baule Standing Male Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Baule Standing Male Figure, with heavy muscular legs supporting a rounded torso beneath strong shoulders, both arms missing, surmounted by an oval head with swept back coiffure terminating in two More ...

Dan Mask, Ivory Coast

Dan Mask, Ivory Coast

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Dan Mask, Ivory Coast, Poro Society, hollowed-out oval form pierced around the rim, with sensitively carved facial features, the full protruding lips parted with teeth exposed, the delicate nose More ...

Herbert Hoover Presentation Silver Cigarette Case

Herbert Hoover Presentation Silver Cigarette Case

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$677$550

Herbert Hoover Presentation Silver Cigarette Case, c. 1930, case engraved "TO/FREDERICK W. MEERT/From his friends of the/Commission for Relief for Belgium," inside marked "SIMONET 800 BRUXELLS," ht. More ...

Wally Ames (American, b. 1942)      Grapes and Orange Still Life

Wally Ames (American, b. 1942) Grapes and Orange Still Life

Auction:
3081T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 08, 2018
Lot:
1344
Sold for:
$197$160

Wally Ames (American, b. 1942) Grapes and Orange Still Life. Monogrammed "WA" l.r., signed "Wally Ames" on the reverse. Oil on board, 8 1/8 x 10 in., framed. Condition: Surface grime. More ...

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
207
Unsold
 

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane, America, late 19th century, the flattened and molded full-body form with bill, legs and feet fashioned without molds from sheet copper, ht. 47 in., on a More ...

1946 Iowa Commemorative Half Dollar, NGC MS65.     Estimate $60-80

1946 Iowa Commemorative Half Dollar, NGC MS65. Estimate $60-80

Auction:
3074T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 08, 2018
Lot:
1081
Sold for:
$86$70

1946 Iowa Commemorative Half Dollar, NGC MS65. More ...

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 ...