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Shaker Red-Painted Pine Writing Box

Shaker Red-Painted Pine Writing Box

Auction:
2731M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 15, 2014
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Shaker Red-Painted Pine Writing Box, New Lebanon, New York, c. 1830, rectangular box with hinged lid with breadboard ends on dovetail-constructed case, the sides with red wash surface, the interior More ...

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
82
Unsold
 

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum. London: Chiswell, 1690. First edition, folio, half-title present, title printed in red and black, bound in full contemporary More ...

Carte-de-visite Album.

Carte-de-visite Album.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
93
Unsold
 

Carte-de-visite Album. Folio landscape-format commercially produced album consisting of thirteen album leaves, containing fifty-two 4 x 6 in. portrait cards including those of: William Gladstone; More ...

Brush Pot in the Form of a Tree Trunk

Brush Pot in the Form of a Tree Trunk

Auction:
2719B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 26, 2014
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$400$325

Brush Pot in the Form of a Tree Trunk, China, stone, dated 1988, carved to simulate an ancient tree, where the "bark" has peeled away, an incised poem reads, "It is a long way to cultivate one's More ...

Artists' Notes and Letters, France, 20th Century.

Artists' Notes and Letters, France, 20th Century.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Artists' Notes and Letters, France, 20th Century. Twenty-four documents, mostly letters, from the following artists: three from Jules Cheret (1836-1932); one from Maurice Denis (1870-1943); eleven More ...

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) and Varina Banks Howell Davis (1826-1906)   Archive of Correspondence

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) and Varina Banks Howell Davis (1826-1906) Archive of Correspondence

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$600$500

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) and Varina Banks Howell Davis (1826-1906) Archive of Correspondence. Three letters from Varina Davis, 1859-1861, addressed to John W. French, one written on the blank More ...

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictated Note Signed, Vailima Samoa, 11 May 1893.

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictated Note Signed, Vailima Samoa, 11 May 1893.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$1,020$850

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictated Note Signed, Vailima Samoa, 11 May 1893. Single leaf, inscribed on one side. To James fulfilling a request for Samoan stamps (not included) adding his More ...

Brown, Fredric (1906-1972) The Dead Ringer

Brown, Fredric (1906-1972) The Dead Ringer

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$480$400

Brown, Fredric (1906-1972) The Dead Ringer. New York: Dutton, 1948. Stated first edition, in red cloth publisher's binding, in a good dust jacket, the spine slightly sunned, the back panel with More ...

Zeit-Echo, Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der Künstler

Zeit-Echo, Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der Künstler

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
310
Unsold
 

Zeit-Echo, Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der Künstler. Munich: Graphik Verlag, 1914-1916. Thirty-eight issues: continuous runs for numbers 1-23/24 (1914-1915), and 1-15 (1915-1916); each in limp More ...

William & Mary Walnut and Walnut Veneer Escritoire or Fall-front Desk

William & Mary Walnut and Walnut Veneer Escritoire or Fall-front Desk

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$270,000$225,000

William & Mary Walnut and Walnut Veneer Escritoire or Fall-front Desk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1705-10, the upper section with flat-molded cornice concealing a torus drawer above a fall-front More ...

Framed Watercolor Memorial to a Fallen Revolutionary Soldier and   Lithograph-printed Sailor's Valentine

Framed Watercolor Memorial to a Fallen Revolutionary Soldier and Lithograph-printed Sailor's Valentine

Auction:
2667T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 05, 2013
Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$360$300

Framed Watercolor Memorial to a Fallen Revolutionary Soldier and Lithograph-printed Sailor's Valentine, the memorial watercolor and ink on paper, depicting an urn-topped monument inscribed "Sacred More ...

Ken Druse (American, b. 1950)       Water Nymph

Ken Druse (American, b. 1950) Water Nymph

Auction:
2661B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 22, 2013
Lot:
780
Sold for:
$3,480$2,900

Ken Druse (American, b. 1950) Water Nymph Unsigned, c. 2006 Fiber glass, laminating resin, epoxy, verdigris finish, ht. 43 in. Condition: Minor losses. In addition to being an accomplished More ...

Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820)   Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807.

Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820) Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
14
Unsold
 

Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820) Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807. Folio, seventeen leaves, disbound, each leaf in a protective sleeve; sheets ruled in red, lined by hand; some More ...

War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore, Two Letters, Two Indentures.

War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore, Two Letters, Two Indentures.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$360$300

War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore, Two Letters, Two Indentures. The two letters written by American soldiers and addressed to John K. Barney of Warren, Rhode Island. The first dated 11 September More ...

Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Presidents, Political Figures, Writers, Literary   Figures, and Actors

Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Presidents, Political Figures, Writers, Literary Figures, and Actors

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 23, 2013
Lot:
532
Sold for:
$431$350

Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Presidents, Political Figures, Writers, Literary Figures, and Actors, American presidents and related cards including three of Garfield, one of Garfield's assassin, More ...

Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988)      Reclining Nude.

Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988) Reclining Nude.

Auction:
2646M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 17, 2013
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$240$200

Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988) Reclining Nude. Signed "L. Lucioni" l.l., inscribed "Finger Painting by/Luigi Lucioni/Shaw Studio 1933/N.Y.C." in pencil on the frame backing. Finger More ...

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes:

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes:

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
23
Sold for:
$80$80

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes: Auction catalog of Lord Amherst of Hackney's collection, 1908-09; Catalogue of the Collection of English and French Literature of the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century, More ...

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946)      The Aeroplane

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946) The Aeroplane

Auction:
2635B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 01, 2013
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$1,920$1,600

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946) The Aeroplane, 1910. Unsigned. Photogravure on Japan tissue, 5 5/8 x 7 in. (14.3 x 17.8 cm), matted, framed. Condition: Mat burn u.r., l.r., and l.l. More ...

Arthur Clifton Goodwin (American, 1864-1929)      White Boat on the Hudson River

Arthur Clifton Goodwin (American, 1864-1929) White Boat on the Hudson River

Auction:
2635B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 01, 2013
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Arthur Clifton Goodwin (American, 1864-1929) White Boat on the Hudson River Signed "A.C. GOODWIN" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61.0 cm), framed. Condition: Beeswax More ...

Baker, Samuel (c. 1711-1778) Bibliotheca Rawlinsoniana

Baker, Samuel (c. 1711-1778) Bibliotheca Rawlinsoniana

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

Baker, Samuel (c. 1711-1778) Bibliotheca Rawlinsoniana. [London]: Catalogi venundantur apud plurimos Londini Bibliopolas unius Solidi pretio, 1756. First edition, octavo, printed by William More ...

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes:

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes:

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
226
Unsold
 

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes: Auction catalog of Lord Amherst of Hackney's collection, 1908-09; Catalogue of the Collection of English and French Literature of the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century, More ...

Cartes-de-Visite Album of Prominent 19th Century Figures

Cartes-de-Visite Album of Prominent 19th Century Figures

Auction:
2616M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 10, 2012
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$7,800$6,500

Cartes-de-Visite Album of Prominent 19th Century Figures, fourteen Civil War era military including Gen. Grant, Sedgwick, Gregg, Dunham, Webster, Slocum, Adm. Wilkes, Porter, Commodores Collins, More ...

Eight Silver and Silver-plated Articles

Eight Silver and Silver-plated Articles

Auction:
2602M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 13, 2012
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$415$350

Eight Silver and Silver-plated Articles, a William Spratling sterling brooch, a sterling shaker, fork, ashtray, pair of candleholders, an .800 cocktail spoon, and a Christofle silver-plated More ...

Lot of Miscellaneous Decorative Articles

Lot of Miscellaneous Decorative Articles

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2012
Lot:
654
Sold for:
$61$50

Lot of Miscellaneous Decorative Articles, including a nineteen-piece gilt and transfer-decorated porcelain tea set, two ceramic cat figures, a miniature doll, an ethnographic knife, four Persian More ...

Gary Cooper Autographed Photograph, Three Handwritten Letters, and a Pair of Wire   Sock Stretchers

Gary Cooper Autographed Photograph, Three Handwritten Letters, and a Pair of Wire Sock Stretchers

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$577$475

Gary Cooper Autographed Photograph, Three Handwritten Letters, and a Pair of Wire Sock Stretchers, a portrait photograph inscribed "To Linda, With all the best wishes in this world from- your More ...

Three Clara Bow Autographed Portrait and Family Photographs and an Unsigned Family   Portrait Photograph

Three Clara Bow Autographed Portrait and Family Photographs and an Unsigned Family Portrait Photograph

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$459$375

Three Clara Bow Autographed Portrait and Family Photographs and an Unsigned Family Portrait Photograph, a portrait of Bow inscribed "To Elaine Dear-Best Wishes from your friend and admirer Clara"; a More ...

Five Assorted Elaine Shepard Movie and Theatre Posters

Five Assorted Elaine Shepard Movie and Theatre Posters

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$243$200

Five Assorted Elaine Shepard Movie and Theatre Posters, a framed I Cover Chinatown one-sheet movie poster and two unframed half-sheet posters, a framed 1950 Rome Theatre Guild poster for a More ...

Persons Majestic Co. Art Deco Frosted Pale Green Molded Art Glass "Longchamps"   Automobile Mascot

Persons Majestic Co. Art Deco Frosted Pale Green Molded Art Glass "Longchamps" Automobile Mascot

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$533$450

Persons Majestic Co. Art Deco Frosted Pale Green Molded Art Glass "Longchamps" Automobile Mascot, Worcester, Massachusetts, c. 1930, raised molded label, (base chips, scattered minor nicks), ht. 5 More ...

Elaine Shepard Related Political, Hollywood, and Other Miscellaneous Ephemera   and Collectibles

Elaine Shepard Related Political, Hollywood, and Other Miscellaneous Ephemera and Collectibles

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
483
Sold for:
$178$150

Elaine Shepard Related Political, Hollywood, and Other Miscellaneous Ephemera and Collectibles, including magazines, newspapers, playbills and publicity, political buttons and stickers, souvenirs More ...

Cole Porter Signed Typewritten Note

Cole Porter Signed Typewritten Note

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
486A
Sold for:
$296$250

Cole Porter Signed Typewritten Note, a typed note on The Ritz-Carlton, Boston stationary, dated October 11, 1940, to Elaine Shepard, "Dear Elaine: Many thanks for your wire on the opening of Panama More ...