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German School, 20th Century      Portrait Head of a Man.

German School, 20th Century Portrait Head of a Man.

Auction:
2616M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 11, 2012
Lot:
618
Sold for:
$62$50

German School, 20th Century Portrait Head of a Man. Signed "F.C.P." l.l. Ink and charcoal on laid paper, 12 x 9 1/4 in., unframed, in a folded paper portfolio inscribed to Pauline Palmer and More ...

English Carved Oak Settle

English Carved Oak Settle

Auction:
2615B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 06, 2012
Lot:
793
Sold for:
$1,800$1,500

English Carved Oak Settle, 19th century, tall back decorated allover with portrait roundels surrounded by foliate scrolls terminating in smaller portrait heads, scrolled arms end with lion-head More ...

Jade and Wood Guanyin

Jade and Wood Guanyin

Auction:
2613B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 22, 2012
Lot:
693
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Jade and Wood Guanyin, China, late 19th century, the figure, carved of wood with the hands covered with the graceful folds of the drapery, stands on a base carved with lotus blossoms and waves, the More ...

Landor, A. Henry Savage (1865-1924) Tibet and Nepal Painted and Described

Landor, A. Henry Savage (1865-1924) Tibet and Nepal Painted and Described

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
967
Sold for:
$61$50

Landor, A. Henry Savage (1865-1924) Tibet and Nepal Painted and Described. London: A. & C. Black, 1905. Publisher's decorative gilt-stamped blue cloth, torn slightly at head, with the folding map, More ...

German School, 20th Century      Portrait Head of a Man.

German School, 20th Century Portrait Head of a Man.

Auction:
2606M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2012
Lot:
565
Unsold
 

German School, 20th Century Portrait Head of a Man. Signed "F.C.P." l.l. Ink and charcoal on laid paper, 12 x 9 1/4 in., unframed, in a folded paper portfolio inscribed to Pauline Palmer and More ...

Four Unframed Works on Paper:      Kathe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945), Woman with Folded Hands

Four Unframed Works on Paper: Kathe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945), Woman with Folded Hands

Auction:
2606M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 18, 2012
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$652$550

Four Unframed Works on Paper: Kathe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945), Woman with Folded Hands, later restrike, etching on paper, plate size 11 x 9 in., unmatted, (good); Pierre Auguste Renoir More ...

Landor, A. Henry Savage (1865-1924) Tibet and Nepal Painted and Described

Landor, A. Henry Savage (1865-1924) Tibet and Nepal Painted and Described

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2012
Lot:
578
Unsold
 

Landor, A. Henry Savage (1865-1924) Tibet and Nepal Painted and Described. London: A. & C. Black, 1905. Publisher's decorative gilt-stamped blue cloth, torn slightly at head, with the folding map, More ...

Red-painted Press Bed

Red-painted Press Bed

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$504$425

Red-painted Press Bed, New England, late 18th century, with tapered chamfered head posts joined to the folding foot posts by rails, original surface, handmade olive green wool hangings, headpost ht. More ...

(Broadside, American Colonial, Horse)

(Broadside, American Colonial, Horse)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$326$275

(Broadside, American Colonial, Horse), Broadside advertising the stallion "Sir Charles," printed with decoration of a jockey leading a horse within rectangular border, over sixteen lines of text More ...

German China Head Doll and a Child's Parasol

German China Head Doll and a Child's Parasol

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 12, 2011
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$83$70

German China Head Doll and a Child's Parasol, black-haired china, cloth body, ht. 16, parasol with folding handle, overall lg. 24 in. More ...

Twenty-star American Flag

Twenty-star American Flag

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
798
Sold for:
$3,185$2,600

Twenty-star American Flag, 1819, hand-sewn wool gauze with homespun cotton stars appliqued to one side, cut out and overcast on the reverse, folded linen heading or sleeve with overcast stitched More ...

3-inch Brass Refracting Telescope

3-inch Brass Refracting Telescope

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
174
Sold for:
$1,348$1,100

3-inch Brass Refracting Telescope, unmarked, with 45-in. main tube, rack focus single draw eyepiece, ebonized folding tripod with iron head mount, ht. of scope level on tripod, approximately 62 More ...

Bronze Immortal

Bronze Immortal

Auction:
2549B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 03, 2011
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

Bronze Immortal, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast as the seated figure of an Immortal atop a slanting rock, his robe falls into angular folds, wood stand carved with ruyi heads, ht. 8 3/4 in. More ...

4-inch Floor Standing Brass Telescope by A. Ross

4-inch Floor Standing Brass Telescope by A. Ross

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
326
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

4-inch Floor Standing Brass Telescope by A. Ross, London, 46-inch main tube engraved at eyepiece end, A. Ross, London, 15-inch spotting scope, altazimuth mount, geared head with motion control More ...

Wedgwood Black Basalt Sleeping Boy

Wedgwood Black Basalt Sleeping Boy

Auction:
2519B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 01, 2010
Lot:
41
Unsold
 

Wedgwood Black Basalt Sleeping Boy, England, late 18th century, modeled as a figure sleeping on a rectangular shaped mattress with blankets folded about the head, impressed mark, lg. 4 5/8 in. More ...

Assortment of Decorative and Household Items

Assortment of Decorative and Household Items

Auction:
2500
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 15, 2010
Lot:
817
Sold for:
$267$225

Assortment of Decorative and Household Items, apple and pear-form green glass containers, green glass bowl, pair of Murano glass ducks, pair of blue glass dolphins, Famille Rose Chinese porcelain More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$21,330$18,000

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862), Autograph manuscript from A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, two pages, undated, printed in part at page 333 of the first edition, paragraph one, line More ...

Two Sighting Compasses

Two Sighting Compasses

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$148$125

Two Sighting Compasses, Lietz & Co., San Francisco compass with 2 3/4 in. black dial; and an aluminum compass by W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, New York, with 2 1/2 in. dial, folding brass sights engraved More ...

Group of Antique and Collectible Items

Group of Antique and Collectible Items

Auction:
2466
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 16, 2009
Lot:
669
Sold for:
$652$550

Group of Antique and Collectible Items, including a miniature Empire mahogany veneer bureau, a carved stone bust pipe bowl, a brass and hardwood standish, a glazed pottery jug and piggy bank, a More ...

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories

Auction:
2466
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 16, 2009
Lot:
683
Sold for:
$61$50

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories, three wrought iron steelyards, a pyrographic fruit decorated wooden cutlery tray, a wrought iron axe head, a wood-handled More ...

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories

Auction:
2458
Auction:
Discovery - May 14, 2009
Lot:
17
Unsold
 

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories, three wrought iron steelyards, a pyrographic fruit decorated wooden cutlery tray, a wrought iron axe head, a wood-handled More ...

Seven Silver and Silver Plate Matchsafes

Seven Silver and Silver Plate Matchsafes

Auction:
2452
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 11, 2009
Lot:
869
Sold for:
$674$550

Seven Silver and Silver Plate Matchsafes, late 19th/early 20th century, four sterling: one English, enameled in turquoise and red with lion rampant, a P.&.P. with rococo scrolls, and two unmarked, More ...

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories

Auction:
2445
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 26, 2009
Lot:
1017
Unsold
 

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories, three wrought iron steelyards, a pyrographic fruit decorated wooden cutlery tray, a wrought iron axe head, a wood-handled More ...

(Arctic Exploration), Four Titles in Five Volumes

(Arctic Exploration), Four Titles in Five Volumes

Auction:
2433
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2008
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$89$75

(Arctic Exploration), Four Titles in Five Volumes, Greely, Adolphus W., (1844-1935), three titles: Three Years of Arctic Service, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886, in two volumes, with More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882)

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882)

Auction:
2433
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2008
Lot:
169
Sold for:
$39,105$33,000

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882), On The Origin Of Species By Means of Natural Selection, London: John Murray, 1859, first edition, first issue, original gilt lettered and stamped green pebbled cloth in More ...

Marcy, Randolph Barnes (1812-1887)

Marcy, Randolph Barnes (1812-1887)

Auction:
2433
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2008
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$415$350

Marcy, Randolph Barnes (1812-1887), The Prairie Traveler. A Handbook for Overland Expeditions, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859, cloth, 8vo, (bumped and chipped, with losses to head and foot, small More ...

Painted Wood and Slate Folding Ship's Talley

Painted Wood and Slate Folding Ship's Talley

Auction:
2431
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 01, 2008
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

Painted Wood and Slate Folding Ship's Talley, America, 19th century, hinged with raised-panels, the exterior panels painted with compass flower and star motifs, the interiorfitted with slate panels, More ...

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories

Auction:
2429
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 15, 2008
Lot:
398
Unsold
 

Four 18th and 19th Century Tools and Other Implements and Accessories, three wrought iron steelyards, a pyrographic fruit decorated wooden cutlery tray, a wrought iron axe head, a wood-handled More ...

Browning Portable Microscope and a Bull's-eye Condensor on Stand

Browning Portable Microscope and a Bull's-eye Condensor on Stand

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
512
Sold for:
$450$450

Browning Portable Microscope and a Bull's-eye Condensor on Stand, microscope No. 831, with draw-tube focusing, collar engraved John Browning, 63 Strand, London, two objectives, and cylindrical limb More ...

McConnell Portable Patent Dental Chair

McConnell Portable Patent Dental Chair

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
641
Sold for:
$100$100

McConnell Portable Patent Dental Chair, New York, in original green paint, leather seat, back and head rest, crank to elevate the chair from 15 to 36 inches, folds compactly and offers a "desirable More ...