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*1916 Briscoe Touring Car Vin # 32077, (not running)

*1916 Briscoe Touring Car Vin # 32077, (not running)

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

*1916 Briscoe Touring Car Vin # 32077, (not running) Model B424, green with black fenders, 4 cylinder, odometer reads 4442 miles, accompanied by owner's manual (missing cover), and paper pamphlet More ...

Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Baltimore Album Quilt

Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Baltimore Album Quilt

Auction:
2349
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 18, 2007
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$31,725$27,000

Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Baltimore Album Quilt, signed and dated "Sarah Shafer, Baltimore, 1850" the quilt composed of sixteen printed and plain fabric blocks in predominantly red, yellow, green, More ...

(American Revolutionary War)

(American Revolutionary War)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$411$350

(American Revolutionary War), Lee, Henry, Memoirs of War in the Southern Department of the United States, Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep, 1812, two volumes, contemporary tree calf, with portrait More ...

Dress Uniform

Dress Uniform

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$1,116$950

Dress Uniform, New York State, mid-19th century, hat, coat, bayonet, scabbard and sash, probably 7th Regiment Black Horse Calvary. Note: This unit was organized in Troy, New York, mustered 6. More ...

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, Arapaho, c. last quarter 19th century, the hard sole forms with multicolored geometric, thunderbird, and dragonfly devices on a white background, (some More ...

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Child's Moccasins

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Child's Moccasins

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$499$425

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Child's Moccasins, Apache, c. last quarter 19th century, the hard sole forms with multicolored geometric detail, lg. 6 in. Provenance: Captain Samuel S. Mathers (April More ...

Delaware Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins

Delaware Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$353$300

Delaware Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins, c. late 19th century, the soft forms with beaded vamps and bead-detailed silk-covered cuffs, (silk loss), lg. 9 in. Provenance: Captain Samuel S. Mathers More ...

Southern Plains Hide Bow Case and Quiver

Southern Plains Hide Bow Case and Quiver

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
165
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

Southern Plains Hide Bow Case and Quiver, Apache, c. last quarter 19th century, the quiver with wood support and remnant red trade cloth, both with fringe and perforated decoration, includes More ...

Southern Plains Beaded Hide and Cloth Turban

Southern Plains Beaded Hide and Cloth Turban

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

Southern Plains Beaded Hide and Cloth Turban, Mescalero Apache, c. last quarter 19th century, the hide foundation with red trade cloth outer covering, partially beaded with multicolored geometric More ...

Pair of Southern Plains Beaded Hide Boy's Leggings

Pair of Southern Plains Beaded Hide Boy's Leggings

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
186
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

Pair of Southern Plains Beaded Hide Boy's Leggings, Jicarilla Apache, c. last quarter 19th century, with tabs and fringe off the sides and bottoms, the strips with white, powder blue, and greasy More ...

Plains Beaded Hide Woman's Leggings

Plains Beaded Hide Woman's Leggings

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$1,645$1,400

Plains Beaded Hide Woman's Leggings, Cheyenne, c. last quarter 19th century, yellow stained uppers, the panels with classic multicolored geometric devices on a white background, some cut beads, lg. More ...

Three Plains Children's Items

Three Plains Children's Items

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
209
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Three Plains Children's Items, c. late 19th century, two cloth dolls, one with beaded details, and a miniature beaded cradle, (loss), ht. to 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Captain Samuel S. Mathers (April More ...

Western Wood, Hide, and Cloth Model Cradle

Western Wood, Hide, and Cloth Model Cradle

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

Western Wood, Hide, and Cloth Model Cradle, Ute (?), c. last quarter 19th century, the Comanche-style boards stained yellow on the front and red on the back, with unusual beaded and stained hide More ...

Two Southwest Beaded Hide and Cloth Model Cradles

Two Southwest Beaded Hide and Cloth Model Cradles

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

Two Southwest Beaded Hide and Cloth Model Cradles, Mescalero Apache, c. 1900, both partially beaded with multicolored geometric devices, the larger with serrated edge boards, both with minimally More ...

Southwest Redware Pottery Wedding Jar

Southwest Redware Pottery Wedding Jar

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$1,058$900

Southwest Redware Pottery Wedding Jar, Santa Clara, c. early 20th century, the double spout handled form with lobed mid-body, pedestal bottom, (wear), ht. 12, dia. 10 in. Provenance: Captain More ...

Southwest Blackware Pottery Jar

Southwest Blackware Pottery Jar

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Southwest Blackware Pottery Jar, Santa Clara, c. early 20th century, with concave bottom, bulging mid-section, and long flaring neck, slightly scalloped rim, (crack, surface wear, chips), ht. 11, More ...

Two Southwest Polychrome Coiled Basketry Trays

Two Southwest Polychrome Coiled Basketry Trays

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
440
Sold for:
$705$600

Two Southwest Polychrome Coiled Basketry Trays, Jicarilla Apache, c. 1900, one with a concentric five-point star pattern, the other with a four-petal device, (damage), dia. to 20 in. Provenance: More ...

Southwest Coiled Basketry Bowl

Southwest Coiled Basketry Bowl

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
446
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Southwest Coiled Basketry Bowl, Pima, c. 1900, with pinwheel variation, (loss), ht. 4, dia. 19 in. Provenance: Captain Samuel S. Mathers (April 12, 1841-June 19, 1905), served as a lieutenant in More ...

Southwest Germantown Weaving

Southwest Germantown Weaving

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
547
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

Southwest Germantown Weaving, Navajo, c. late 19th century, a single saddle blanket with multicolored serrated banded pattern on a red background, fringed at one side, 30 1/2 x 24 in. Provenance: More ...

Southwest Germantown Weaving

Southwest Germantown Weaving

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
560
Sold for:
$14,100$12,000

Southwest Germantown Weaving, Navajo, c. last quarter 19th century, a large multicolored "eye dazzler" pattern with fringed ends, (stains), 77 1/2 x 55 in., excluding fringe. Provenance: Captain More ...

Southwest Transitional Weaving

Southwest Transitional Weaving

Auction:
2319
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 13, 2006
Lot:
561
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Southwest Transitional Weaving, Navajo, c. late 19th century, loosely woven with natural and commercial dye colors in a banded pattern with multicolored bands and triangles, 82 x 50 in. More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Abner Dod

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Abner Dod

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1374
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Abner Dod, with 5-inch diameter silvered dial (rubbed in places) engraved A. Dod, Mendham, eight-point rose, slim blued-steel needle with clamp, needle ring divided 0-90 More ...

Marino Marini (Italian, 1901-1980)  Head

Marino Marini (Italian, 1901-1980) Head

Auction:
2269
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Mar 04, 2005
Lot:
611
Unsold
 

Marino Marini (Italian, 1901-1980)Head, 1951Signed "Marino" l.r., labels from Curt Valentin Gallery, Martha Jackson Gallery,and David Anderson Gallery, New York, on the reverse.Pen and ink More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$940$800

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Autograph letter signed, May 4th, 1833, one page, to Lewis Cass, Secretary of War under Andrew Jackson, submitting further information as to the pension claims of More ...

Francis H. Schell (American, 1834-1909)  Portrait of the 1893 America's Cup Contenders Vigilant

Francis H. Schell (American, 1834-1909) Portrait of the 1893 America's Cup Contenders Vigilant

Auction:
2230
Auction:
Sale #2230 - Feb 22, 2004
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

Francis H. Schell (American, 1834-1909)Portrait of the 1893 America's Cup Contenders Vigilant and Valkyrie. Signed "Frank H. Schell" l.l., vessels identified in title below. Watercolor More ...

George II Silver Coffeepot

George II Silver Coffeepot

Auction:
2222
Auction:
Sale #2222 - Jan 24, 2004
Lot:
705
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

George II Silver Coffeepot, London, 1759, maker possibly John Berthelot, baluster form with gadrooned rims, the domed lid with vertically reeded inverted mushroom finial, the serpentine spout ending More ...

(Civil War-Confederate), Mosby, John Singleton (1833-1916)

(Civil War-Confederate), Mosby, John Singleton (1833-1916)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$705$600

(Civil War-Confederate), Mosby, John Singleton (1833-1916), Autograph Letter Signed, undated, one page, on War Department letterhead, to General Marcus Wright, "Please send this letter to More ...

(Civil War-Union)

(Civil War-Union)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$353$300

(Civil War-Union), Signed Document, April 14th, 1865, from the Department of Arkansas Chief of Artillery, Benjamin Fields, ordering a national artillery salute in honor of Lee's surrender to More ...

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875), Autograph Letter Signed, November 8th, 1862, as Military Governor of Tennessee, three pages, to President Abraham Lincoln, describing the events in Tennessee, his More ...

Abraham Lincoln and His Family

Abraham Lincoln and His Family

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Abraham Lincoln and His Family The following lots were property of the late Dr. Robert Gerald McMurtry of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. A life-long Lincoln scholar, he published works on Abraham Lincoln and More ...