Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Search All Lots

BP BP

Search

Your search has returned 977 results.
Save your search - find out immediately when "Art history" is available at auction!

Nine Assorted Reference Books on American Antique Furniture, Decorative Arts,   and Folk Art

Nine Assorted Reference Books on American Antique Furniture, Decorative Arts, and Folk Art

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2012
Lot:
879
Sold for:
$593$500

Nine Assorted Reference Books on American Antique Furniture, Decorative Arts, and Folk Art, five hardcover books including: Spiritually Moving: A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture, by Thomas More ...

Folk Art Wood Box Paint-decorated with Two Boys in a Landscape

Folk Art Wood Box Paint-decorated with Two Boys in a Landscape

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2012
Lot:
1278
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Folk Art Wood Box Paint-decorated with Two Boys in a Landscape, probably New England, c. 1840, rectangular box with hinged lid, the top painted with a scene of two boys standing beside the bank of a More ...

Hudson River School, 19th Century      View of a Mountain Lake in Autumn.

Hudson River School, 19th Century View of a Mountain Lake in Autumn.

Auction:
2606M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2012
Lot:
689
Sold for:
$267$225

Hudson River School, 19th Century View of a Mountain Lake in Autumn. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 in., in a period gold-painted molded wood frame. More ...

Nineteen Books Relating to Science, Dance, and Art

Nineteen Books Relating to Science, Dance, and Art

Auction:
2602M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2012
Lot:
748
Sold for:
$148$125

Nineteen Books Relating to Science, Dance, and Art, including Movement Ritual, by Anna Halprin; Little Ballerina, written and illustrated by Dorothy Grider; A Very Young Dancer, by Jill Krementz; On More ...

Rare Pictograph Drawing on Muslin by Chief Henry One Bull (Sitting Bull's Nephew)

Rare Pictograph Drawing on Muslin by Chief Henry One Bull (Sitting Bull's Nephew)

Auction:
2596B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 12, 2012
Lot:
143
Sold for:
$94,800$80,000

Rare Pictograph Drawing on Muslin by Chief Henry One Bull (Sitting Bull's Nephew), Lakota, titled "Symbolic pictograph of Custer's Battle, drawn-painted, 1892, Chief One Bull," depicting a complete More ...

Passamaquoddy Birch Bark Container

Passamaquoddy Birch Bark Container

Auction:
2596B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 12, 2012
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

Passamaquoddy Birch Bark Container, Mocuck, c. mid-19th century, the tapered lidded form decorated with a pattern of C-scrolls, (minor damage, dark patina), ht. 8 1/2, lg. 8, wd. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Eli D. Maybee (American, 19th/20th Century)      Portrait of a Girl in the Ashcan School Style.

Eli D. Maybee (American, 19th/20th Century) Portrait of a Girl in the Ashcan School Style.

Auction:
2590M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 11, 2012
Lot:
65
Unsold
 

Eli D. Maybee (American, 19th/20th Century) Portrait of a Girl in the Ashcan School Style. Signed and dated "E.D. Maybee/1912" l.r. Oil on canvas, 18 x 15 in., framed. Condition: Small More ...

Harry Lane (American, 1891-1973)      Variations on an Ancient Theme

Harry Lane (American, 1891-1973) Variations on an Ancient Theme

Auction:
2590M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 11, 2012
Lot:
340
Unsold
 

Harry Lane (American, 1891-1973) Variations on an Ancient Theme. Signed "Harry Lane" l.r., with a 1968 Artists of the Upper Hudson Albany Institute of History and Art label on the reverse. Oil More ...

Harry Lane (American, 1891-1973)      Green and Gold

Harry Lane (American, 1891-1973) Green and Gold

Auction:
2590M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 11, 2012
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$296$250

Harry Lane (American, 1891-1973) Green and Gold. Signed "Harry Lane" l.r., with a 1968 Artists of the Upper Hudson Albany Institute of History and Art label on the reverse. Oil on Masonite, 24 x More ...

Zvi Mairovich (Israeli, 1911-1974)      On the ...afad Road

Zvi Mairovich (Israeli, 1911-1974) On the ...afad Road

Auction:
2590M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 11, 2012
Lot:
503
Sold for:
$889$750

Zvi Mairovich (Israeli, 1911-1974) On the ...afad Road Signed "...MAIROVICH" in Hebrew and English l.r., identified on a label from the Exhibition Halls of Israeli Crafts affixed to the More ...

Pieter Vanderlyn (The Gansevoort Limner) (New York, 1687-1778)      Portrait of Elizabeth "Betje" Van Dyck Vosburg.

Pieter Vanderlyn (The Gansevoort Limner) (New York, 1687-1778) Portrait of Elizabeth "Betje" Van Dyck Vosburg.

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
216
Unsold
 

Pieter Vanderlyn (The Gansevoort Limner) (New York, 1687-1778) Portrait of Elizabeth "Betje" Van Dyck Vosburg., c. 1725. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 31 x 26 in., in original frame; accompanied by a More ...

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725-1805)      Portrait of a Young Man

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725-1805) Portrait of a Young Man

Auction:
2581B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 03, 2012
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$35,550$30,000

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725-1805) Portrait of a Young Man Unsigned, identified on a label affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 18 3/16 x 15 in. (46.3 x 38.0 cm), in a period frame. More ...

KPM Porcelain Pate-sur-Pate Charger

KPM Porcelain Pate-sur-Pate Charger

Auction:
2579B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 14, 2012
Lot:
830
Sold for:
$12,250$10,000

KPM Porcelain Pate-sur-Pate Charger, Berlin, third quarter 19th century, depicting a seated Venus scribing in a book supported by Cupid, on rose ground with cream border and gilt accents, signed "E. More ...

(Decorative Bindings)

(Decorative Bindings)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
319A
Sold for:
$1,126$950

(Decorative Bindings), Group of approximately thirty-one large 8vo and 4to volumes, mostly 19th century, related to literature, history and arts, mostly three-quarter gilt-decorated calf, morocco More ...

(Decorative Bindings)

(Decorative Bindings)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
325A
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

(Decorative Bindings), Group of approximately twenty-eight 8vo and small 4to volumes, mostly 19th century, related to literature, history and art, mostly gilt-tooled vellum, calf and morocco, (good, More ...

(Decorative Bindings)

(Decorative Bindings)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
327A
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

(Decorative Bindings), Group of approximately forty 8vo and small 4to volumes, mostly 19th century, mostly English and Continental literature, history and arts, mostly three-quarter gilt decorated More ...

Ten Violin-related Books

Ten Violin-related Books

Auction:
2562M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 14, 2011
Lot:
95
Unsold
 

Ten Violin-related Books, including: Discovering Music, by McKinney and Anderson, How to Buy a Violin, by Fritz Reuter, Since the Days of Paganini, Masterpieces of the Great Violin Makers, Rare More ...

William Capron Stoneware Jar with Incised Cobalt Flower and Bird Decoration

William Capron Stoneware Jar with Incised Cobalt Flower and Bird Decoration

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

William Capron Stoneware Jar with Incised Cobalt Flower and Bird Decoration, Albany, New York, c. 1800-05, oval jar with reeded neck, applied lug handles with cobalt daubed terminals, the front and More ...

William Leavens & Co. Furniture Catalogue

William Leavens & Co. Furniture Catalogue

Auction:
2552B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 25, 2011
Lot:
335
Sold for:
$119$100

William Leavens & Co. Furniture Catalogue Printed paper Boston, Massachusetts, 1915 Catalog of furniture examples with illustration, primarily of Arts & Crafts design, loose pages sent out in a More ...

Zvi Mairovich (Israeli, 1911-1974)      Flower Girl

Zvi Mairovich (Israeli, 1911-1974) Flower Girl

Auction:
2552B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 25, 2011
Lot:
659
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

Zvi Mairovich (Israeli, 1911-1974) Flower Girl, 1959 Signed "...MAIROVICH" l.l., identified on a label from the Traclin Art Gallery, Haifa, Israel, on the reverse. Oil on artist board, 24 x More ...

Art Deco Platinum Gem-set Figural Wristwatch, attributed to Eszeha

Art Deco Platinum Gem-set Figural Wristwatch, attributed to Eszeha

Auction:
2550B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 14, 2011
Lot:
841
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

Art Deco Platinum Gem-set Figural Wristwatch, attributed to Eszeha, the shaped case with two flappers in buffed-top ruby profile sporting buffed-top onyx bobs and wearing emerald circlets, smoking More ...

Robert Lewis Reid (American, 1862-1929)      View of the Broadmoor Hotel (from Cheyenne Mountain)

Robert Lewis Reid (American, 1862-1929) View of the Broadmoor Hotel (from Cheyenne Mountain)

Auction:
2547B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 20, 2011
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

Robert Lewis Reid (American, 1862-1929) View of the Broadmoor Hotel (from Cheyenne Mountain) Signed and dated "Robert Reid/1919" l.l., titled on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on panel, 11 More ...

Marion Huse (American, 1896-1967)      Along the Taconic Trail

Marion Huse (American, 1896-1967) Along the Taconic Trail

Auction:
2547B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 20, 2011
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$17,775$15,000

Marion Huse (American, 1896-1967) Along the Taconic Trail, 1938 Signed "Marion Huse" l.l., titled in ink on the stretcher, identified on a typed label affixed to the stretcher and on a label More ...

Ten Anatolian Rug Books

Ten Anatolian Rug Books

Auction:
2545B
Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - May 07, 2011
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$563$475

Ten Anatolian Rug Books, A Foreshadowing of 21st Century Art, by Christopher Alexander, 1993, Carpets of the Vakiflar Museum Istanbul, by Belkis Balpinar and Udo Hirsch, 1988, History of the Early More ...

Israeli School, 20th Century      Jerusalem Scene

Israeli School, 20th Century Jerusalem Scene

Auction:
2534M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 20, 2011
Lot:
697
Sold for:
$71$60

Israeli School, 20th Century Jerusalem Scene. Unsigned, artist identified as "E. Meisis" on a label from Safrai Art Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel, affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 More ...

(Horsemanship), Berenger, Richard (d. 1782)

(Horsemanship), Berenger, Richard (d. 1782)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$474$400

(Horsemanship), Berenger, Richard (d. 1782), The History and Art of Horsemanship, London: T. Davies and T. Cadell, 1771, two volumes, contemporary gilt tooled and lettered calf, with two frontises More ...

(Natural History), Heck, Johan Caspar (b. 1740)

(Natural History), Heck, Johan Caspar (b. 1740)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$178$150

(Natural History), Heck, Johan Caspar (b. 1740), Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art, New York: Rudolph Garrigue, 1851, one atlas only with four parts, three-quarter More ...

(Roman History), Various Authors

(Roman History), Various Authors

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
379
Unsold
 

(Roman History), Various Authors, Scriptores Historiae Romanae Latini Veteres, qui Extant Omnes, Notis Variis Illustrate, a Carolo Henrico de Klettenberg et Wildeck..., Heidelberg: J.J. Haener, More ...

(Decorative Arts, European)

(Decorative Arts, European)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
503
Sold for:
$237$200

(Decorative Arts, European), Two titles in three volumes, comprising: Blackburne, Edward Lushington, Sketches Graphic and Descriptive for a History of the Decorative Painting Applied to English More ...

Hazel Finck (American, 1894-1977)      Midsummer Flowers

Hazel Finck (American, 1894-1977) Midsummer Flowers

Auction:
2525M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 10, 2010
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$148$125

Hazel Finck (American, 1894-1977) Midsummer Flowers, 1936. Signed "h. Finck" l.r., titled and dated on a label on the stretcher (see below), with a partial title in pencil on the stretcher. Oil More ...