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Pearl and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Wedderien

Pearl and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Wedderien

Auction:
3044B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 05, 2017
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Pearl and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Wedderien, c. 1950s, a necklace composed of twenty-eight baroque freshwater pearls, spaced by rose motifs set with full-cut dimonds, and suspending a drop, More ...

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century.

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$98$80

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century. Including: an autograph letter signed by suffragist Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) on More ...

Collection of Letters, Writers and Artists, 1967.

Collection of Letters, Writers and Artists, 1967.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
31A
Sold for:
$277$225

Collection of Letters, Writers and Artists, 1967. A group of letters addressed to travel writer Maya Yates regarding an article on travel she was writing for Venture Magazine, including signed More ...

Codex Sierra Texupan, Codice Sierra Fragmento de una Nomina de Gastos del Pueblo de Santa Catarina Texupan.

Codex Sierra Texupan, Codice Sierra Fragmento de una Nomina de Gastos del Pueblo de Santa Catarina Texupan.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$492$400

Codex Sierra Texupan, Codice Sierra Fragmento de una Nomina de Gastos del Pueblo de Santa Catarina Texupan. Mexico: Poulat Litografio, 1906. Folio, edited by Nicolas Leon Calderon (1859-1929) of the More ...

Cushing, Harvey (1869-1939) The Story of U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 5  , Signed Copy.

Cushing, Harvey (1869-1939) The Story of U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 5 , Signed Copy.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$984$800

Cushing, Harvey (1869-1939) The Story of U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 5, Signed Copy. Cambridge: University Press, 1919. First edition, small folio, inscribed by Cushing on front cover, "Frederick A. More ...

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Joan of Arc by the Most Popular Magazine Writer Begins in April   [1895] Harper's  , Poster.

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Joan of Arc by the Most Popular Magazine Writer Begins in April [1895] Harper's , Poster.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
585
Sold for:
$215$175

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Joan of Arc by the Most Popular Magazine Writer Begins in April [1895] Harper's, Poster. [New York: Harper's, 1895]. Lithographic poster advertising Mark Twain's More ...

Alfred Gwynne Morang (American, 1901-1958)    Woman in Red, Portrait of Rigmor Nielsen

Alfred Gwynne Morang (American, 1901-1958) Woman in Red, Portrait of Rigmor Nielsen

Auction:
3039T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 09, 2017
Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$923$750

Alfred Gwynne Morang (American, 1901-1958) Woman in Red, Portrait of Rigmor Nielsen. Dedicated and signed "TO RIGMOR/A. MORANG" l.c. Oil on academy board, 23 7/8 x 17 3/4 in., framed. More ...

Zero Mostel (American, 1915-1977)      Self Portrait

Zero Mostel (American, 1915-1977) Self Portrait

Auction:
3029B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2017
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Zero Mostel (American, 1915-1977) Self Portrait Unsigned. Oil on panel, 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm), framed. Condition: Surface grime, small abrasions to edges. Provenance: The estate of More ...

Four Blockhouse of Boston Textiles

Four Blockhouse of Boston Textiles

Auction:
3024T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 07, 2017
Lot:
1782
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Four Blockhouse of Boston Textiles, one titled "Totemotif." Note: Blockhouse of Boston was a commercial venture by the American graphic artist and writer, Janet Doub Erikson and her partner Paul More ...

James Houston (Canadian, 1921-2005)      East Baffin Island NWT

James Houston (Canadian, 1921-2005) East Baffin Island NWT

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$400$325

James Houston (Canadian, 1921-2005) East Baffin Island NWT Titled, dated, and signed "August 1990. J Houston" l.r. Pastel on paper, 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in., framed and matted. Condition: Not More ...

John Brewster, Jr. (Connecticut/Maine, 1766-1854), Pair of Portraits of Deacon Benjamin Titcomb (1726-1798) and his wife Anne Pearson T

John Brewster, Jr. (Connecticut/Maine, 1766-1854), Pair of Portraits of Deacon Benjamin Titcomb (1726-1798) and his wife Anne Pearson T

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$43,050$35,000

John Brewster, Jr. (Connecticut/Maine, 1766-1854) Pair of Portraits of Deacon Benjamin Titcomb (1726-1798) and his wife Anne Pearson Titcomb (1729-1800) Signed, dated and inscribed "Painted by More ...

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century.

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1009
Unsold
 

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century. Including: an autograph letter signed by suffragist Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) on More ...

Presidential Signatures and Signed Documents, 20th c., Nine Examples.

Presidential Signatures and Signed Documents, 20th c., Nine Examples.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1078
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Presidential Signatures and Signed Documents, 20th c., Nine Examples. Including: a card signed by Harry Truman dated January 5, 1959; a sheet of letterhead signed by Woodrow Wilson, November 24, More ...

Edward Steichen (American, 1879-1973)      Florence Meyer Homolka

Edward Steichen (American, 1879-1973) Florence Meyer Homolka

Auction:
3010B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 19, 2017
Lot:
139
Unsold
 

Edward Steichen (American, 1879-1973) Florence Meyer Homolka, c. 1936. Stamped "PHOTOGRAPH BY STEICHEN/139 EAST 69th STREET/NEW YORK CITY" in black ink on the mount verso. Gelatin silver print More ...

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Tableware Items.     Estimate $20-200

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Tableware Items. Estimate $20-200

Auction:
3008T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 26, 2017
Lot:
1354
Sold for:
$123$100

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Tableware Items. More ...

M. Renault (France, 19th Century)      Ship Houghton Wm. G. Percy Commander, entering the Port of Leghorn, November 24th, 1862.

M. Renault (France, 19th Century) Ship Houghton Wm. G. Percy Commander, entering the Port of Leghorn, November 24th, 1862.

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

M. Renault (France, 19th Century) Ship Houghton Wm. G. Percy Commander, entering the Port of Leghorn, November 24th, 1862. Signed "Painted by M. Renault" and identified in the legend. Oil on More ...

Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009)      Marcel Duchamp, New York

Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009) Marcel Duchamp, New York

Auction:
2977B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 27, 2017
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009) Marcel Duchamp, New York, 1948, printed 1979. Signed and numbered "Irving Penn 4/20" in pencil on the backing with additional pencil annotations and copyright More ...

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Tableware Items.     Estimate $20-200

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Tableware Items. Estimate $20-200

Auction:
2967T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 08, 2016
Lot:
2415
Unsold
 

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Tableware Items. More ...

Karl Anderson (American, 1874-1956)    Desertion from Agriculture  /A Triptych

Karl Anderson (American, 1874-1956) Desertion from Agriculture /A Triptych

Auction:
2957T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 10, 2016
Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$738$600

Karl Anderson (American, 1874-1956) Desertion from Agriculture/A Triptych. Unsigned, certified in an inscription from James L. Anderson, the artist's son, on the reverse, identified on an More ...

Bachmair, Heinrich F.S. (1889-1960) Das Pariser Skelett.

Bachmair, Heinrich F.S. (1889-1960) Das Pariser Skelett.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
178
Unsold
 

Bachmair, Heinrich F.S. (1889-1960) Das Pariser Skelett. Berlin and Munich: Bachmair, 1913. Quarto, copy number 70 of 100 printed, single signature stitched with black thread, 9 x 7 1/2 in. This More ...

Grose, Francis (1731-1791) The Antiquities of Ireland.

Grose, Francis (1731-1791) The Antiquities of Ireland.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$800$650

Grose, Francis (1731-1791) The Antiquities of Ireland. London: for S. Hooper, 1791. First edition, two large quarto volumes, large-paper issue, illustrated with an engraved title in each volume and More ...

Morris, William (1834-1896)The Sundering Flood  , with Autograph Letter Signed, 4 November 1891 inserted.

Morris, William (1834-1896)The Sundering Flood , with Autograph Letter Signed, 4 November 1891 inserted.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
326
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Morris, William (1834-1896)The Sundering Flood, with Autograph Letter Signed, 4 November 1891 inserted. London: Kelmscott Press, 15 November 1897. First edition, one of 300 copies, all printed on More ...

Highland Park Brand Ambassadors Cask 21 Years Old, 1 750ml (owc) bottle

Highland Park Brand Ambassadors Cask 21 Years Old, 1 750ml (owc) bottle

Auction:
2944T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Oct 26, 2016
Lot:
1889
Sold for:
$461$375

Highland Park Brand Ambassador's Cask 21 Years Old Orkney official bottling, bottled 2005, celebrating Highland Park 18 years old being named 'Best Spirit in the World' by writer Paul Pacult in More ...

Karl Anderson (American, 1874-1956)    Desertion from Agriculture  /A Triptych

Karl Anderson (American, 1874-1956) Desertion from Agriculture /A Triptych

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
374
Unsold
 

Karl Anderson (American, 1874-1956) Desertion from Agriculture/A Triptych. Unsigned, certified in an inscription from James L. Anderson, the artist's son, on the reverse, identified on an More ...

J. Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985)      Situation LXXXXI (a l'arbre)

J. Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985) Situation LXXXXI (a l'arbre)

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
425
Sold for:
$30,000$24,390

J. Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985) Situation LXXXXI (a l'arbre) Signed and dated "J.D. '79" l.l., titled on labels from Pace Gallery, New York, and Hokin Gallery, Palm Beach, affixed to the More ...

Varia: a Group of Approximately Forty-five Letters and Clipped Signatures.

Varia: a Group of Approximately Forty-five Letters and Clipped Signatures.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1105
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Varia: a Group of Approximately Forty-five Letters and Clipped Signatures. Signed material from a variety of writers, politicians, artists, and others, including Presidents Taft and Coolidge, More ...

Hyginus, Gaius Julius (c. 64 BC-AD 17) Fabularum Liber.

Hyginus, Gaius Julius (c. 64 BC-AD 17) Fabularum Liber.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1184
Sold for:
$800$650

Hyginus, Gaius Julius (c. 64 BC-AD 17) Fabularum Liber. Basel: Hervagiana, 1570. Folio, third edition, edited by Jacob Micyllus (1503-1558), with works by other writers: Palaephatus, Fulgentius, More ...

Lennep, Henry John Van (1815-1889) The Oriental Album: Twenty Illustrations in Oil Colors of the People and Scenery of Turkey.

Lennep, Henry John Van (1815-1889) The Oriental Album: Twenty Illustrations in Oil Colors of the People and Scenery of Turkey.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1201
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Lennep, Henry John Van (1815-1889) The Oriental Album: Twenty Illustrations in Oil Colors of the People and Scenery of Turkey. New York: Anson D.F. Randolph, 1862. First and only edition, large More ...

Ogden's New Century Photo Albums, Two Volumes.

Ogden's New Century Photo Albums, Two Volumes.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$246$200

Ogden's New Century Photo Albums, Two Volumes. Each album filled with cigarette cards from Ogden's Guinea Gold Cigarettes, the first containing approximately 188 cards depicting royalty, religious More ...

Timlin, William Mitcheson (1893-1943) The Argus

Timlin, William Mitcheson (1893-1943) The Argus

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1323A
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Timlin, William Mitcheson (1893-1943) The Argus. Watercolor and gouache on paperboard, framed, affixed to window mat with brown paper tape around the perimeter of the reverse, 13 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. More ...