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Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Photographic Sketch Book of the War

Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Photographic Sketch Book of the War

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$192,000$160,000

Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Washington, D.C.: Philip & Solomons, [1866]. Two oblong folio volumes, first edition, first issue, with the phrase, "Incidents More ...

Nieuhof, Johan (1618-1672)   Gedenkweerdige Brasiliaense Zee- en Lant Reize

Nieuhof, Johan (1618-1672) Gedenkweerdige Brasiliaense Zee- en Lant Reize

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
227
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Nieuhof, Johan (1618-1672) Gedenkweerdige Brasiliaense Zee- en Lant Reize. Amsterdam: Jacob van Meurs, 1682. Folio, full-paged engraved title, coat of arms, and portrait, typographical title More ...

Export Lacquerware Sewing Box with Ivory Implements

Export Lacquerware Sewing Box with Ivory Implements

Auction:
2666T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jul 29, 2013
Lot:
185
Sold for:
$72$60

Export Lacquerware Sewing Box with Ivory Implements, China, 19th/20th century, rectangular with cut corners, the box decorated with bats, flowers, and cartouches of figures at leisure in garden More ...

Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes:

Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes:

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes: Orthodox Liturgical Book in Church Slavonic, c. 1762, octavo, lacking title page, printed in red and black throughout, with woodcut More ...

Nickel Plated Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine

Nickel Plated Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$2,040$1,700

Nickel Plated Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine, Switzerland, 20th century, the footed and bow powered tool with 3 3/4 in. indexing plate with eighteen rows for cutting various numbers of teeth, More ...

Five Folk Art Walking Sticks

Five Folk Art Walking Sticks

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
555
Sold for:
$360$300

Five Folk Art Walking Sticks, 19th/20th century, two sticks encircled with integrally carved snakes, one enhanced with polychrome paint; one made of baleen, the top wrapped with thin strips of More ...

Cranberry Glass Table Lamp Base, Newel Post, and Epergne

Cranberry Glass Table Lamp Base, Newel Post, and Epergne

Auction:
2630M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 09, 2013
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$375$375

Cranberry Glass Table Lamp Base, Newel Post, and Epergne, a brass-mounted globular lamp base of cranberry glass with swirls of opalescent white glass, a cranberry cut to clear orb-shaped newel post, More ...

Two Navajo Rugs

Two Navajo Rugs

Auction:
2626B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 15, 2012
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$523$425

Two Navajo Rugs Wool Southwestern, United States Serrated diamond in gray, cream, and caramel, faded; and a serrated edge diamond pattern, both with loss and stains, respective lg. 108, 52, wd. More ...

Five Volumes of Holtzapffel's Turning and Mechanical Manipulation

Five Volumes of Holtzapffel's Turning and Mechanical Manipulation

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$300$250

Five Volumes of Holtzapffel's Turning and Mechanical Manipulation, London, c. 1843-1884, including vol. I, Materials; Their Differences, Choice, and Preparation (1843), vol. II, Construction, Action More ...

Boxed Set of Profile Cutters

Boxed Set of Profile Cutters

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$3,900$3,250

Boxed Set of Profile Cutters, including approximately 435 cutter heads housed in a slant lid box with two lower drawers, upper compartment containing approximately 180 cutters with a wood and More ...

Collection of Ornamental Turning Books

Collection of Ornamental Turning Books

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$570$475

Collection of Ornamental Turning Books, L'Art de Tourner, C. Plumier, 1701, text in French; Holtzapffel's Construction, Action and Application of Cutting Tools, C. Holtzapffel, re-print 1982; More ...

Collection of Ornamental Turning Books

Collection of Ornamental Turning Books

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$330$275

Collection of Ornamental Turning Books, hardbound copy of The Hartley Geometric Chuck, W. Hartley, 1952; Notes on the Epicycloidal Cutting Frame, T.S. Bazley, 1872; The Art and Craft of Ornamental More ...

Danfrie, Philippe (1532-1606) Declaration de L'Usage du Graphometre

Danfrie, Philippe (1532-1606) Declaration de L'Usage du Graphometre

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
541
Sold for:
$5,700$4,750

Danfrie, Philippe (1532-1606) Declaration de L'Usage du Graphometre. Paris: Danfrie, 1597. First edition, first state of dedication, quarto, collated, complete; one of two books printed with More ...

Cast Iron Single-flue Harpoon and a Hand Sickle

Cast Iron Single-flue Harpoon and a Hand Sickle

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
512
Unsold
 

Cast Iron Single-flue Harpoon and a Hand Sickle, 19th century, graceful graphic designs, the harpoon mounted on a curved hardwood shaft, lg. 34 1/2; the sickle with green-painted shaft and turned More ...

Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes:

Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes:

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
1030
Unsold
 

Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes: Orthodox Liturgical Book in Church Slavonic, c. 1762, octavo, lacking title page, printed in red and black throughout, with woodcut More ...

Polychrome-painted Floral-decorated and Inlaid Wood Tea Caddy

Polychrome-painted Floral-decorated and Inlaid Wood Tea Caddy

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2012
Lot:
1271
Sold for:
$830$700

Polychrome-painted Floral-decorated and Inlaid Wood Tea Caddy, England, c. 1820, cut-corner three-compartment caddy, the exterior lid centered with painted garden tools surrounded by garlands of More ...

Two Folk Carved and Painted Wood Oversized Folding Straight Razors and a   Fraternal Scepter

Two Folk Carved and Painted Wood Oversized Folding Straight Razors and a Fraternal Scepter

Auction:
2602M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2012
Lot:
832
Sold for:
$109$90

Two Folk Carved and Painted Wood Oversized Folding Straight Razors and a Fraternal Scepter, razor lg. 13 3/4 and 15 3/4 in. More ...

Daniel Burnap Cherry Tall Clock

Daniel Burnap Cherry Tall Clock

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
387
Sold for:
$14,220$12,000

Daniel Burnap Cherry Tall Clock, East Windsor, Connecticut, c. 1785, engraved sheet brass silvered dial signed in the arch Daniel Burnap, East Windsor, recessed seconds and calendar dials, Roman More ...

Wheel-cutting Engine and Uprighting Tools

Wheel-cutting Engine and Uprighting Tools

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
544
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

Wheel-cutting Engine and Uprighting Tools, Switzerland, 19th century, the footed and bow powered tool with 6 1/2-in. indexing plate marked 50-144, outside row of division marked 360,365,366, More ...

Two Unimat SL Lathes

Two Unimat SL Lathes

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
576
Sold for:
$972$800

Two Unimat SL Lathes, Austria, both with 13-in. beds, headstocks, tailstocks, cross slides, two three-jaw chucks, 115 volt electric motors, and miscellaneous cutting tools. More ...

Gurkha Knife

Gurkha Knife

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
638
Sold for:
$245$200

Gurkha Knife, Nepal, inwardly curved engraved steel blade, carved horn handle, leather scabbard with embroidered designs and two miniature knives, lg. 15 in. More ...

Two Folk Carved and Painted Wood Oversized Folding Straight Razors and a   Fraternal Scepter

Two Folk Carved and Painted Wood Oversized Folding Straight Razors and a Fraternal Scepter

Auction:
2587M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2012
Lot:
1354
Unsold
 

Two Folk Carved and Painted Wood Oversized Folding Straight Razors and a Fraternal Scepter, razor lg. 13 3/4 and 15 3/4 in. More ...

Eight Sterling-handled Knives

Eight Sterling-handled Knives

Auction:
2587M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2012
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$83$70

Eight Sterling-handled Knives, two master butter knives and a set of six spreaders, Sheffield, 1912, James Deakin & Sons, makers. More ...

Three Ethnographic Implements

Three Ethnographic Implements

Auction:
2580M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 19, 2012
Lot:
622
Sold for:
$107$90

Three Ethnographic Implements, two African carved adzes, one with serpent-wrapped handle, and an Asian scythe with horn handle. More ...

Continental Morocco-cased Necessaire Set

Continental Morocco-cased Necessaire Set

Auction:
2579B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 14, 2012
Lot:
517
Sold for:
$504$425

Continental Morocco-cased Necessaire Set, early 19th century, gilt-tooled crushed red morocco fitted case with mirror to lid, enclosing mother-of-pearl ribbon puller and small knife, gilt-metal More ...

Lady's 18kt Gold and Diamond "Happy Diamonds" Wristwatch, Chopard

Lady's 18kt Gold and Diamond "Happy Diamonds" Wristwatch, Chopard

Auction:
2575B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 06, 2011
Lot:
326
Unsold
 

Lady's 18kt Gold and Diamond "Happy Diamonds" Wristwatch, Chopard, the gold-tone metal dial with full-cut diamond bezel, framed by free-moving, bezel-set diamond melee, full-cut diamond border and More ...

Georgian Ruby and Diamond Ring

Georgian Ruby and Diamond Ring

Auction:
2575B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 06, 2011
Lot:
516
Sold for:
$533$450

Georgian Ruby and Diamond Ring, c. 1820, collet-set with cushion-cut rubies and old mine-cut diamonds, floral and foliate shoulders, and ribbed shank, silver and gold mount, size 8. More ...

(Extra-Illustrated, Original Documents of Nelson, Wellington, George III and Queen V

(Extra-Illustrated, Original Documents of Nelson, Wellington, George III and Queen V

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

(Extra-Illustrated, Original Documents of Nelson, Wellington, George III and Queen V ictoria), Green, John Richard (1837-83), The History of the English People, London: 1878-80, Volumes I-IV, full More ...

Two Wilhelm Kralik and Pallme-Konig Art Glass Vases

Two Wilhelm Kralik and Pallme-Konig Art Glass Vases

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2011
Lot:
951
Sold for:
$130$110

Two Wilhelm Kralik and Pallme-Konig Art Glass Vases, tooled rim fanning to eight points tapering to circular base composed of translucent pale pink glass overlaid with red threading around rim, More ...

Group of Gentleman's Articles

Group of Gentleman's Articles

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2011
Lot:
1256
Sold for:
$74$60

Group of Gentleman's Articles, including two pairs of binoculars, a shoe form, a pair of eyeglasses, three straight razors, a gold-filled cane handle, and two ivorine dresser items. More ...