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Herter Brothers Anglo-Japanese Bed and Vanity

Herter Brothers Anglo-Japanese Bed and Vanity

Auction:
3000B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 07, 2017
Lot:
453
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Herter Brothers Anglo-Japanese Bed and Vanity, America, mid to late 19th century, each of ebonized cherry with marquetry, impressed marks "Herter Bros," including a bed with a paneled headboard of More ...

Kashan Rug

Kashan Rug

Auction:
3000B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 07, 2017
Lot:
644
Unsold
 

Kashan Rug, Central Iran, c. 1960, featuring an ivory field with large-scale arabesques, surrounded by an ivory border of stylized palmettes and connecting tendril, 7 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. More ...

Three Metalwork Snuff Bottles

Three Metalwork Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$431$350

Three Metalwork Snuff Bottles, Tibetan China, a large double gourd-shape bottle with an elongated lotus bud-shape neck, decorated with animals in various poses against a foliate scroll ground in More ...

Three Votive Items and a Script on Paper

Three Votive Items and a Script on Paper

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
32
Unsold
 

Three Votive Items and a Script on Paper, Tibetan China, a gourd and silver wine canister, oval on a stem foot, the short straight neck with a loop connecting to the finial loop on a lotus knob More ...

Jade Belt

Jade Belt

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
195
Unsold
 

Jade Belt, China, 20th century, composed of sixteen openwork carved square pieces each connected by a rectangular ribbed link, twelve of the squares depict low relief carved zodiac animals arranged More ...

Horizontal Hanging Scroll Depicting Lotus

Horizontal Hanging Scroll Depicting Lotus

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
441
Unsold
 

Horizontal Hanging Scroll Depicting Lotus, China, Zhou Fangbai (1906-2001), inscribed "lotus are connected by the same root and so are we, a gift to Dr. Wang An," dated 1984, signed and sealed by More ...

Hanging Scroll Calligraphy

Hanging Scroll Calligraphy

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$308$250

Hanging Scroll Calligraphy, China, Li Shizeng (1881-1973), dated 1925, a running script couplet: "knowledge can make one connect the past and present; passion for literature can make one happy and More ...

John Bull Blinking-eye Clock

John Bull Blinking-eye Clock

Auction:
2981T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1862
Sold for:
$431$350

John Bull Blinking-eye Clock, Connecticut, c. 1865, cast iron statue of John Bull marked under base "T. Kennedy, Patent Applied for 1856," and painted red coat, green vest, and black pants, 3-in. More ...

Three Early Board Games

Three Early Board Games

Auction:
2981T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
2104
Unsold
 

Three Early Board Games, a popular edition of Parcheesi, a Parker Brothers Monopoly, and a Milton Bradley Bingo. More ...

Hand-carved Stools After Wharton Esherick

Hand-carved Stools After Wharton Esherick

Auction:
2969B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 15, 2016
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Hand-carved Stools After Wharton Esherick Oak, cherry, walnut Horace B. Hartshaw, an assistant of Wharton Esherick, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1981 Sculptural freeform seat over three tapered More ...

Pair of Italian Modernist Glass, Lacquer, and Brass Coffee Tables

Pair of Italian Modernist Glass, Lacquer, and Brass Coffee Tables

Auction:
2967T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 08, 2016
Lot:
2339
Unsold
 

Pair of Italian Modernist Glass, Lacquer, and Brass Coffee Tables, Italy, 1980s, rectangular glass top on four brass spheres connected to a taupe-lacquered platform on brass-sheathed toe base, More ...

Alexander Pope (Massachusetts, 1849-1924)      Painted Carving of a Hanging Quail Mounted on Bird's-eye Maple Panel

Alexander Pope (Massachusetts, 1849-1924) Painted Carving of a Hanging Quail Mounted on Bird's-eye Maple Panel

Auction:
2962T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 28, 2016
Lot:
1136
Sold for:
$615$500

Alexander Pope (Massachusetts, 1849-1924) Painted Carving of a Hanging Quail Mounted on Bird's-eye Maple Panel Signed "A. Pope Jr." l.r.; signed, dated, and inscribed "A. Pope Jr./Boston/Apr More ...

18kt Gold and Enamel Ring, La Nouvelle Bague

18kt Gold and Enamel Ring, La Nouvelle Bague

Auction:
2963T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Nov 22, 2016
Lot:
1080
Sold for:
$861$700

18kt Gold and Enamel Ring, La Nouvelle Bague, designed as three bands joined by bead-set diamond connecter, signed, size 8 1/4. More ...

Pair of Argand Lamps

Pair of Argand Lamps

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$677$550

Pair of Argand Lamps, Henry N. Hooper, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1835, urn reservoir on a round tapered column base, the arm connecting to a burner with later glass chimney, the burner with maker's More ...

Bronze and Glass Argand Lamp

Bronze and Glass Argand Lamp

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$615$500

Bronze and Glass Argand Lamp, J. & I. Cox, New York, c. 1830, fluted urn reservoir on a square plinth base decorated with mask and flower design, hairy paw feet, the scroll arm connecting to a More ...

Ilse Breit (Austrian, 20th Century)      Sunflowers   From Professor Cizek's Juvenile Art Class

Ilse Breit (Austrian, 20th Century) Sunflowers From Professor Cizek's Juvenile Art Class

Auction:
2957T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 10, 2016
Lot:
1195
Unsold
 

Ilse Breit (Austrian, 20th Century) Sunflowers From Professor Cizek's Juvenile Art Class. Inscribed "JLSE.BREIT" u.r., titled and numbered "10/100" in pencil on a printed description affixed to More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations.

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations. Typed letter signed, 31 August 1960, to Zeake W. Johnson Jr. (1910-1992), Sergeant at Arms for the House of More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, D.C., 16 December 1815.

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, D.C., 16 December 1815.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, D.C., 16 December 1815. Folio bifolium inscribed densely over two and a half pages. To Charles Everett, regarding the likelihood of his More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species , First American Edition.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species, First American Edition. New York: Appleton, 1860. First American edition, in publisher's green textured cloth, stamped in blind, gilt-lettered More ...

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection.

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
336
Unsold
 

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection. Defunct album containing twenty-four images, including: twelve tintypes of men and women; seven carte-de-visites (some More ...

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Novelty" Mechanical Bank

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Novelty" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$431$350

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Novelty" Mechanical Bank, Cromwell, Connecticut, late 19th century, dual-chimney Mansard-style building with spring-activated cashier connected to the hinged door, with door More ...

American Hanger/Cutlass

American Hanger/Cutlass

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2016
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$861$700

American Hanger/Cutlass, third quarter 18th century, iron hilt, flat guard with scalloped outboard edge, simple quillon and guard connecting to a carved wood grip with sheet copper cap, double-edge More ...

Flail

Flail

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2016
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Flail, Europe, c. 1650, iron-spiked wooden ball connected to a spiked hardwood handle by a chain, overall lg. 46 1/4 in. Provenance: Collection of George Snook, M.D. Literature: Illustrated More ...

Two Carved Soapstone Seals

Two Carved Soapstone Seals

Auction:
2939M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2016
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Carved Soapstone Seals, China, one composed of tall and short square seals connected with an openwork chain; and a set of two seals including one square with a carved niche on top to hold a More ...

Bronze Toy Elephant and Carriage

Bronze Toy Elephant and Carriage

Auction:
2939M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2016
Lot:
466
Sold for:
$154$125

Bronze Toy Elephant and Carriage, India, 20th century, each on four wheels with a rider on top, decorated with carved geometric pattern details, with two straight shafts to connect the two, carriage More ...

Victorian Carved and Turned Mahogany Candlestand with Adjustable Arm

Victorian Carved and Turned Mahogany Candlestand with Adjustable Arm

Auction:
2938T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 06, 2016
Lot:
1335
Sold for:
$160$130

Victorian Carved and Turned Mahogany Candlestand with Adjustable Arm, the arm connecting to the center of the dished top, over three barleytwist supports continuing to a platform base with three More ...

Antique Gold and Gem-set Necklace

Antique Gold and Gem-set Necklace

Auction:
2932B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 27, 2016
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Antique Gold and Gem-set Necklace, designed as a necklet suspending a gem-set pendant section, connected with trace link and seed pearl festoons, lg. 16 in. (missing one stone, one chain More ...

Ilya Bolotowsky (Russian/American, 1907-1981)      Diamond with Three Blues

Ilya Bolotowsky (Russian/American, 1907-1981) Diamond with Three Blues

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
448
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Ilya Bolotowsky (Russian/American, 1907-1981) Diamond with Three Blues Signed and dated "Ilya Bolotowsky/69" l.r., titled on a label affixed to the stretcher. Acrylic on canvas, 42 1/4 x 42 1/4 More ...

William Wegman (American, b. 1943)      Dendra

William Wegman (American, b. 1943) Dendra

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$800$650

William Wegman (American, b. 1943) Dendra. Numbered, titled, signed, and dated "39/50...William Wegman 97" in ink on the verso along the bottom edge. Chromogenic print, image size 5 3/4 x 9 in. More ...

Pair of Italian Modernist Glass, Lacquer, and Brass Coffee Tables

Pair of Italian Modernist Glass, Lacquer, and Brass Coffee Tables

Auction:
2924T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
1142
Unsold
 

Pair of Italian Modernist Glass, Lacquer, and Brass Coffee Tables, Italy, 1980s, rectangular glass top on four brass spheres connected to a taupe-lacquered platform on brass-sheathed toe base, More ...