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Daniel François Santry (American, 1858-1915)      Sunlight Through the Fall Trees

Daniel Fran├žois Santry (American, 1858-1915) Sunlight Through the Fall Trees

Auction:
2570M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2011
Lot:
471
Sold for:
$504$425

Daniel Fran├žois Santry (American, 1858-1915) Sunlight Through the Fall Trees. Signed "-Dan-Santry-" l.r. Oil on canvas, 15 x 11 in., framed. Condition: Mild surface grime. More ...

Bronze Mirror

Bronze Mirror

Auction:
2564B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 01, 2011
Lot:
26A
Sold for:
$474$400

Bronze Mirror, Japan, 18th century, chocolate brown color, surface decorated with an image of the Buddha and various flowers, boxed, dia. 4 1/2 in. More ...

New Guinea Polychrome Carved Wood Mask

New Guinea Polychrome Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$593$500

New Guinea Polychrome Carved Wood Mask, Maprik area, with long arrow-shaped nose and painted with red, black, and yellow pigments, custom stand, ht. 12 in. More ...

New Guinea Polychrome Carved Wood Mask

New Guinea Polychrome Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$830$700

New Guinea Polychrome Carved Wood Mask, Maprik, the surface with red, yellow, black, and white pigments, custom stand, ht. 12 in. Provenance: Ex-collection Jo De Buck. More ...

Group of Five Simple Microscopes or Magnifiers

Group of Five Simple Microscopes or Magnifiers

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$474$400

Group of Five Simple Microscopes or Magnifiers, late 19th/early 20th century, including the "American Agriculturist Microscope" from Orange Judd Company, New York; a wire magnifying glass; a brass More ...

Mahogany Decagonal Telescope

Mahogany Decagonal Telescope

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
169
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Mahogany Decagonal Telescope, probably London, c. 1770, with single brass draw, 35 in. mahogany tube, brass fittings for optics and lens covers, lg. extended 41 in. More ...

English Violin, Benjamin Banks, Salisbury, c. 1775

English Violin, Benjamin Banks, Salisbury, c. 1775

Auction:
2544B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 01, 2011
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$20,145$17,000

English Violin, Benjamin Banks, Salisbury, c. 1775, labeled BENJAMIN BANKS SARUM, FECIT 177?, and signed at the lower block, length of back 353 mm, with case. More ...

Polaroid (American, 20th/21st Century)      Portrait of Ansel Adams.

Polaroid (American, 20th/21st Century) Portrait of Ansel Adams.

Auction:
2535B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 28, 2011
Lot:
190
Unsold
 

Polaroid (American, 20th/21st Century) Portrait of Ansel Adams. Unsigned, annotated "3.12 2N 3M 11P" in felt tip l.c. Color Polaroid print on paper, sheet/image size 21 1/4 x 18 3/4 in. (53.8 x More ...

Naturalist's Microscope

Naturalist's Microscope

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
342
Sold for:
$444$375

Naturalist's Microscope, England, mid 19th century, the hinged mahogany box with screw thread support of the main brass column, rack focus adjustment, three magnifying lenses, planar mirror, stage More ...

Nord Bowlen (American, 1909-2001)      Seascape.

Nord Bowlen (American, 1909-2001) Seascape.

Auction:
2525M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 10, 2010
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$95$80

Nord Bowlen (American, 1909-2001) Seascape. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., framed. Condition: Mild surface grime, natural pigment fluorescence. Provenance: Estate of the artist. More ...

Doris Emrick Lee (American, 1905-1983)      Grapefruit in Bowl

Doris Emrick Lee (American, 1905-1983) Grapefruit in Bowl

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
480
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Doris Emrick Lee (American, 1905-1983) Grapefruit in Bowl Signed "Doris Lee" l.c., identified on an Associated American Artists, New York, label affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvasboard, 16 More ...

Pair of Gorham Weighted Sterling Convertible Three-light Candelabra

Pair of Gorham Weighted Sterling Convertible Three-light Candelabra

Auction:
2452
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 11, 2009
Lot:
958
Sold for:
$237$200

Pair of Gorham Weighted Sterling Convertible Three-light Candelabra, mid to late 20th century, with thistle sconces and reeded bypass candle arms on tapered, circular stem and trumpet foot, full ht. More ...

Group of Brass Lighting and Accessories

Group of Brass Lighting and Accessories

Auction:
2451
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 19, 2009
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$237$200

Group of Brass Lighting and Accessories, a brass lantern, a two-arm candelabra, a footed hot water urn on warming stand, a brass and pewter student lamp, and a pair of brass candlestick and cut More ...

Pair of Empire Gilt-metal Figural Candlesticks and a Pair of Gilt-metal Mounted Colorless Cut Glass Two-Arm Can...

Pair of Empire Gilt-metal Figural Candlesticks and a Pair of Gilt-metal Mounted Colorless Cut Glass Two-Arm Can...

Auction:
2438
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 18, 2008
Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$71$60

Pair of Empire Gilt-metal Figural Candlesticks and a Pair of Gilt-metal Mounted Colorless Cut Glass Two-Arm Candelabra with Prisms. More ...

American School, 20th Century      View from the Beach

American School, 20th Century View from the Beach

Auction:
2432
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 14, 2008
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$398$325

American School, 20th Century View from the Beach Signed and dated "T B Jones 1909" l.l. Oil on canvas, 12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm), framed. Condition: Punctures (with losses), craquelure, More ...

Pierced Brass Lamp Shade, a Brass Three-Light Candelabra, and Jug with Two Handles.

Pierced Brass Lamp Shade, a Brass Three-Light Candelabra, and Jug with Two Handles.

Auction:
2418
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2008
Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$119$100

Pierced Brass Lamp Shade, a Brass Three-Light Candelabra, and Jug with Two Handles. More ...

Two Viewers and a Partial Set of  Underwood Stereoscopic Cards

Two Viewers and a Partial Set of Underwood Stereoscopic Cards

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$294$250

Two Viewers and a Partial Set of Underwood Stereoscopic Cards, a walnut graphoscope with 5-inch dia. magnifying lens; a bird's-eye maple Holmes-pattern hand-held stereoviewer; and a twelve More ...

Edison Fluoroscope No. 588

Edison Fluoroscope No. 588

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1239
Unsold
 

Edison Fluoroscope No. 588, with tapering leather-covered wood body, rear 4 1/2 x 6 1/2-inch ground-glass screen, viewing hood with felt eye-pad, and turned wood handle, lg. 9 in.; and a Look More ...

Walnut Stereo-Graphoscope

Walnut Stereo-Graphoscope

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1636
Sold for:
$294$250

Walnut Stereo-Graphoscope, with ground-glass screen, folding stereo lenses and 4 1/2-inch diam. magnifying lens with fretwork support, lg. 16 in., with remains of label 23 Rue de la Paix, Ingenieur More ...

Three Pontiled Medicine Bottles

Three Pontiled Medicine Bottles

Auction:
2290
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 17, 2005
Lot:
509
Sold for:
$206$175

Three Pontiled Medicine Bottles, Brant's Indian/Balsam, Nielsen no. 67, aqua eight-sided shape, (long surface bubble on back shoulder burst on two ends), ht. 7 1/4; Brant's Indian/ Purifying More ...

Universal Opthalmometer

Universal Opthalmometer

Auction:
2254
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 28, 2004
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$235$200

Universal Opthalmometer, by General Optical Co., with focusing lens, two scales, face-rest, and two electric lights, ht. 19 More ...

Collection of Approximately Ninety 1930s-1950s Nudist Magazines

Collection of Approximately Ninety 1930s-1950s Nudist Magazines

Auction:
2238
Auction:
Discovery - May 20, 2004
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$176$150

Collection of Approximately Ninety 1930s-1950s Nudist Magazines, including Health and Sunshine, The Nudist, Natur och Halsa, Solvannen, Modern Sunbathing, Natural Herald, Solaire Universelle de More ...

Pair of Renaissance-style Gilt Brass and Opalescent Glass Lily Seven-Light Candelabra.

Pair of Renaissance-style Gilt Brass and Opalescent Glass Lily Seven-Light Candelabra.

Auction:
2229
Auction:
Sale #2229 - Feb 26, 2004
Lot:
716
Sold for:
$646$550

Pair of Renaissance-style Gilt Brass and Opalescent Glass Lily Seven-Light More ...

Two Ruba Rombic Glass Plates

Two Ruba Rombic Glass Plates

Auction:
2202
Auction:
Sale #2202 - May 10, 2003
Lot:
475
Sold for:
$235$200

Two Ruba Rombic Glass Plates, Consolidated Glass Company, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, second quarter 20th century, opalescent and soft yellow cubist plates, unsigned, (a few small rim chips), dia. 8 More ...

Polychrome Painted Wooden Pointer Weathervane

Polychrome Painted Wooden Pointer Weathervane

Auction:
2144
Auction:
Sale #2144 - Feb 23, 2003
Lot:
182
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

Polychrome Painted Wooden Pointer Weathervane, America, late 19th or early 20th century, the dog painted brown and white with red studded collar on a rust, brown, and tan painted base, cast iron More ...

Three Piece Gilt Metal, White Marble and Glass Mantel Garniture

Three Piece Gilt Metal, White Marble and Glass Mantel Garniture

Auction:
2183
Auction:
Sale #2183 - Jan 25, 2003
Lot:
487
Sold for:
$206$175

Three Piece Gilt Metal, White Marble and Glass Mantel Garniture, early 20th century, comprising a three-light candelabrum, and a pair of candlesticks, each with standard cast with figures of a More ...

Quezal Blue Iridescent Glass Vase

Quezal Blue Iridescent Glass Vase

Auction:
2174
Auction:
Sale #2174 - Dec 07, 2002
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$646$550

Quezal Blue Iridescent Glass Vase, New York, 20th century, flared rim on ovoid form of overall blue iridescence, inscribed "QUEZAL" in silver, (base wear), ht. 7 More ...

Pittsburgh Painted Table Lamp

Pittsburgh Painted Table Lamp

Auction:
2174
Auction:
Sale #2174 - Dec 07, 2002
Lot:
427
Unsold
 

Pittsburgh Painted Table Lamp, exterior painted shade of a winter scene in colors of gray-white and green with warm yellow and peach sky, weighted classical base draped with swags, unsigned, ht. 24 More ...

Walnut Rowsell-Pattern Stereo-Graphoscope

Walnut Rowsell-Pattern Stereo-Graphoscope

Auction:
2173
Auction:
Sale #2173 - Oct 27, 2002
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$382$325

Walnut Rowsell-Pattern Stereo-Graphoscope, English, circa 1875, with 6 1/4-inch diameter magnifying lens, folding stereo lenses, and pierced easel, on adjustable platform and plinth base with More ...

Lt. Donald Metcalfe: Archive Of Naval Research Material

Lt. Donald Metcalfe: Archive Of Naval Research Material

Auction:
2133
Auction:
Sale #2133 - Apr 13, 2002
Lot:
573A
Sold for:
$470$400

Lt. Donald Metcalfe: Archive Of Naval Research Material, 1935-1953, comprising diagrams and notes for proposed "Around the World" telephone demonstration April, 1935, plans for telephone More ...