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(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 ...

Harold Broadfield Warren (American, 1859-1934)      Rocky Cove

Harold Broadfield Warren (American, 1859-1934) Rocky Cove

Auction:
2517B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 24, 2010
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

Harold Broadfield Warren (American, 1859-1934) Rocky Cove Signed and dated "H.B. WARREN/1907" l.r., with a partial label from the Worcester Art Museum on the back of the frame. Watercolor on More ...

Willard Leroy Metcalf  (American, 1858-1925)      Purple and Gold  / A Vermont Landscape

Willard Leroy Metcalf (American, 1858-1925) Purple and Gold / A Vermont Landscape

Auction:
2517B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 24, 2010
Lot:
500
Sold for:
$281,000$240,000

Willard Leroy Metcalf (American, 1858-1925) Purple and Gold/ A Vermont Landscape Signed and dated "W. L. METCALF. 1922" l.l., titled and inscribed "...1216...RF 5036-E" in pencil on the More ...

Large Ivory Seal

Large Ivory Seal

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
766
Sold for:
$18,960$16,000

Large Ivory Seal, China, probably Qianlong period (1736-1795), of columnar form, the top section carved in high relief of five sinuous dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst clouds, four in profile More ...

Calligraphy

Calligraphy

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
792
Sold for:
$652$550

Calligraphy, Fu Shen (b. 1937), dedicated to Charles Chu, dated summer in xuzi year (2008), mounted on silk with no scrolls, 24 x 19 3/4 in. N.B. Fu Shen currently serves on the faculty of the More ...

Calligraphy

Calligraphy

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
865
Sold for:
$296$250

Calligraphy, Qianshen Bai, after Li Bai's (701-762) poem "Zao Fa Baidi Cheng" (Downstream to Jiangling), dated renshen year (1992), three seals, 45 x 13 1/4 in. N.B. Text can be roughly More ...

Sterling Silver and Carved Opal Pendant/Brooch, Amy Kahn Russell

Sterling Silver and Carved Opal Pendant/Brooch, Amy Kahn Russell

Auction:
2510
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 15, 2010
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Sterling Silver and Carved Opal Pendant/Brooch, Amy Kahn Russell, designed as a writhing octopus, fancy-cut green stone highlight, 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in., signed AKR. Note: Amy Kahn Russell's jewelry More ...

George Wesley Bellows  (American, 1882-1925)      Fresh Sky

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Fresh Sky

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$77,025$65,000

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Fresh Sky, 1911/A Monhegan Island, Maine View Signed and inscribed "Geo Bellows/ E.S.B." l.l., titled and inscribed "...No. 18/ MON" and identified More ...

Hung Liu (Chinese/American, b. 1948)      Silk Road

Hung Liu (Chinese/American, b. 1948) Silk Road

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
579
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Hung Liu (Chinese/American, b. 1948) Silk Road, 1989/A Triptych Unsigned, identified on labels affixed to the backing. Oil and graphite on canvas with silkscreen on silk collage, left and More ...

Rare African Carved Wood Mask

Rare African Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$106,650$90,000

Rare African Carved Wood Mask, Mbole, the shield-like form with slightly concave back, narrow pierced eyes under concave arched brows, narrow nose with central indentation, the forehead with grooved More ...

The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts

The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts

Auction:
2502
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 01, 2010
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$148$125

The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts, London: G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1824, iv + 454, 70 plates, Calf, boards detached, spine split along the gathers which are loose or More ...

Menachem Nadiv (Israeli, 20th Century)      Corner in Jerusalem

Menachem Nadiv (Israeli, 20th Century) Corner in Jerusalem

Auction:
2500
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 14, 2010
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$178$150

Menachem Nadiv (Israeli, 20th Century) Corner in Jerusalem Signed in Hebrew l.r., identified on a label from Safrai Art Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel, and Lexington, Massachusetts, affixed to the More ...

Israeli School, 20th Century      Jerusalem Scene

Israeli School, 20th Century Jerusalem Scene

Auction:
2500
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 14, 2010
Lot:
225
Unsold
 

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 ...

Eva Belle Adams Landscape

Eva Belle Adams Landscape

Auction:
2489
Auction:
20th Century Design - Mar 27, 2010
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$296$250

Eva Belle Adams Landscape Oil on board San Diego and Carmel, California, 1923 Depicting a field with flowers in the foreground, a house and ocean in the background, signed l.r., pencil More ...

Important Antique 18kt Gold, Diamond, and Enamel Demi-parure

Important Antique 18kt Gold, Diamond, and Enamel Demi-parure

Auction:
2496
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 16, 2010
Lot:
567
Sold for:
$201,450$170,000

Important Antique 18kt Gold, Diamond, and Enamel Demi-parure, comprising a necklace designed as graduating floriform blue enamel links set with twenty old European and old mine-cut diamonds More ...

Alexandre Gabriel Decamps  (French, 1803-1860)      Peasant Shacks with Clothesline

Alexandre Gabriel Decamps (French, 1803-1860) Peasant Shacks with Clothesline

Auction:
2493
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 29, 2010
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

Alexandre Gabriel Decamps (French, 1803-1860) Peasant Shacks with Clothesline Signed "D. C." l.l., identified on a presentation plaque. Oil on canvas, 11 7/8 x 15 1/2in. (30.5 x 39.2 cm), More ...

Elling William (Bill) Gollings  (American, 1878-1932)      Squaw  /Landscape with Native American on Horseback

Elling William (Bill) Gollings (American, 1878-1932) Squaw /Landscape with Native American on Horseback

Auction:
2493
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 29, 2010
Lot:
410
Unsold
 

Elling William (Bill) Gollings (American, 1878-1932) Squaw/Landscape with Native American on Horseback Signed "Gollings..." l.l., titled and inscribed "...M.H." on the reverse. Oil on canvas, More ...

Arnaldo Pomodoro (Italian, b. 1926)      Rotante primo sezionale n. 1 [Rotating First Section No. 1]

Arnaldo Pomodoro (Italian, b. 1926) Rotante primo sezionale n. 1 [Rotating First Section No. 1]

Auction:
2493
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 29, 2010
Lot:
620
Sold for:
$468,000$410,000

Arnaldo Pomodoro (Italian, b. 1926) Rotante primo sezionale n. 1 [Rotating First Section No. 1], 1966 Incised signature and number "Arnaldo Pomodoro -02 p.a." on the plinth l.r., incised title More ...

Extensive Empire Paris Porcelain Dinner Service

Extensive Empire Paris Porcelain Dinner Service

Auction:
2490
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 09, 2010
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$29,625$25,000

Extensive Empire Paris Porcelain Dinner Service, made and decorated by Stone Coquerel et Le Gros, first quarter 19th century, elaborately printed and painted with scenes from Roman history, each More ...

Art Deco 18kt Gold Open Face Pocket Watch, Cartier

Art Deco 18kt Gold Open Face Pocket Watch, Cartier

Auction:
2487
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 08, 2009
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

Art Deco 18kt Gold Open Face Pocket Watch, Cartier, the engine-turned dial with Roman numeral indicators and inner 24-hour scale, enclosing European Watch & Clock Co. movement, reverse with enamel More ...

(Roman History), Various Authors

(Roman History), Various Authors

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
537
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 ...

Illustrated Album of Poetic Sentiments

Illustrated Album of Poetic Sentiments

Auction:
2482
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 08, 2009
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$15,405$13,000

Illustrated Album of Poetic Sentiments, Selinda Hill, Peterborough, New Hampshire, with illustrations by her sister, Caroline Hill, 1830s-1870s, Selinda Hill's "little Album" begins with an More ...

Three Miniature Paintings

Three Miniature Paintings

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 17, 2009
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$267$225

Three Miniature Paintings, Persia or India, 20th century, ink, colors, and gilt on heavy paper, Safavid type scenes, 13 x 10 in., framed and glazed. More ...

Three Persian Miniature Paintings

Three Persian Miniature Paintings

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 17, 2009
Lot:
10
Unsold
 

Three Persian Miniature Paintings, Qajar period, early 20th century, two scenes with a woman and one of an official, 6 x 4 1/4 in. More ...

Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929)      Au Bois de Vincennes (At the Forest Vincennes)

Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929) Au Bois de Vincennes (At the Forest Vincennes)

Auction:
2470
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 11, 2009
Lot:
601
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929) Au Bois de Vincennes (At the Forest Vincennes) Signed and dated "Robert Henri 1899" l.r., identified on a label from Vose Galleries of Boston and a partial More ...

Arts & Crafts Enamel, Fire Opal and Freshwater Pearl Dog Collar, probably England

Arts & Crafts Enamel, Fire Opal and Freshwater Pearl Dog Collar, probably England

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
571
Unsold
 

Arts & Crafts Enamel, Fire Opal and Freshwater Pearl Dog Collar, probably England, c. 1905, designed as four polychrome champleve enamel peacocks with silver pallions interspersed stylized wirework More ...