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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 ...

Two Large Framed Color Lithographs of Prairie Chiefs

Two Large Framed Color Lithographs of Prairie Chiefs

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Two Large Framed Color Lithographs of Prairie Chiefs, "Wa-Pel-La, Chief of the Musquakees" and "Ne Sou A Quoit, A Fox Chief," both labeled "Published by F.W. Greenough, 1838," image sizes to 18 x 12 More ...

Model 1858 Canteen Identified to A.C. Reeder, Co. C, 24th Iowa Infantry

Model 1858 Canteen Identified to A.C. Reeder, Co. C, 24th Iowa Infantry

Auction:
2856M
Auction:
Sale #2856M - Oct 30, 2015
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$984$800

Model 1858 Canteen Identified to A.C. Reeder, Co. C, 24th Iowa Infantry, c. 1861-65, smooth side tin canteen with a pewter spout, covered in jean cloth (some wear and holes), marked on the front More ...

Philip Boss (American, 19th Century)      Two Portraits: Mr. William Penn Sheldon of New York State, and Possibly His Sister.

Philip Boss (American, 19th Century) Two Portraits: Mr. William Penn Sheldon of New York State, and Possibly His Sister.

Auction:
2838M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 09, 2015
Lot:
1588
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Philip Boss (American, 19th Century) Two Portraits: Mr. William Penn Sheldon of New York State, and Possibly His Sister. William inscribed "Wm. Penn Sheldon/July 25th 1847/Aged 19 yr/P. Boss More ...

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes.

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
156
Sold for:
$154$125

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes. Including: James L. Scott's A Journal of a Missionary Tour through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wiskonsin, and Michigan; Comprising a Concise More ...

Sheep-carved Wooden Butter Mold from Kalona, Iowa

Sheep-carved Wooden Butter Mold from Kalona, Iowa

Auction:
2785T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 24, 2015
Lot:
1200
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Sheep-carved Wooden Butter Mold from Kalona, Iowa, second half 19th century, maple, with an intricately carved pastoral scene composed of four sheep, a shepherd, trees, and a bird, ht. 2 5/8, wd. 5, More ...

Thirty-six Photographs of Telegraph Operators and Office Scenes

Thirty-six Photographs of Telegraph Operators and Office Scenes

Auction:
2785T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 24, 2015
Lot:
1211
Sold for:
$338$275

Thirty-six Photographs of Telegraph Operators and Office Scenes, c. 1860-1931, including three cabinet card size albumen images, one from Portland, Oregon, another from New Castle, Pennsylvania; an More ...

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

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

Auction:
2779B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 23, 2015
Lot:
425
Unsold
 

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 ...

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes.

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
229
Unsold
 

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes. Including: James L. Scott's A Journal of a Missionary Tour through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wiskonsin, and Michigan; Comprising a Concise More ...

Criterion 20-inch Floor-standing Coin-operated Musical Box

Criterion 20-inch Floor-standing Coin-operated Musical Box

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
544
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Criterion 20-inch Floor-standing Coin-operated Musical Box, The Equitable Manufacturing Co., Iowa City, Iowa, c. 1900, the two-part oak case with carved acanthus leaf crown molding above the More ...

Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, and Related Documents, Mid-March 1934.

Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, and Related Documents, Mid-March 1934.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, and Related Documents, Mid-March 1934. Division of Investigation wanted poster dated March 12, 1934, with Dillinger's fingerprints, description, mug More ...

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes.

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
140
Unsold
 

Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes. Including: James L. Scott's A Journal of a Missionary Tour through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wiskonsin, and Michigan; Comprising a Concise More ...

Marquetry Oak Drop-leaf Side Table

Marquetry Oak Drop-leaf Side Table

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
584
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

Marquetry Oak Drop-leaf Side Table, Peter J. Sargent (American, 1839-1912), Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1911, the round top inlaid with images of local landmarks and census data, stars, herringbone, More ...