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Rare Signed Automaton Barrel-Piano by George Hicks

Rare Signed Automaton Barrel-Piano by George Hicks

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
590
Sold for:
$18,800$16,000

Rare Signed Automaton Barrel-Piano by George Hicks ink-stamped on soundboard G. Hicks, Cylinder, Piano Manufacturer, 17 Chapell Street, Caledonian Road, London, with thirty-key action, eight-air More ...

Working Model of a Cotton Spinning Machine by Thomas Mayor

Working Model of a Cotton Spinning Machine by Thomas Mayor

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Working Model of a Cotton Spinning Machine by Thomas Mayor, Providence, Rhode Island, the hand-cranked geared steel mechanism driving two flyers with spindles and one mahogany bobbin, in serpentine More ...

Seven Items

Seven Items

Auction:
2350
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 24, 2007
Lot:
208
Sold for:
$411$350

Seven Items, three headed bags, two needlepoint bags, and two folding fans. More ...

Levon West (American, 1900-1968)    After Vespers

Levon West (American, 1900-1968) After Vespers

Auction:
2329
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 15, 2006
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$382$325

Levon West (American, 1900-1968) After Vespers, 1931. Signed "Levon West imp." in pencil, numbered "64." in pencil l.l., signed and dated in the plate, identified on mat. Etching on laid paper More ...

Two Doll Heads and a Half Doll

Two Doll Heads and a Half Doll

Auction:
2328
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 24, 2006
Lot:
547
Sold for:
$41$35

Two Doll Heads and a Half Doll, Germany, 19th and 20th century, papier-mache shoulder head doll, blue stationary eyes, closed mouth (old repaint to shoulder plate), light brown wig, head ht. 5 1/2, More ...

Vernier Pocket Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

Vernier Pocket Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$264$225

Vernier Pocket Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., with 4 1/4-inch silvered dial, engraved star at North, East and West points reversed, blued-steel needle on steel lifting-arm, needle ring More ...

Early E. & H.T. Anthony Photographica

Early E. & H.T. Anthony Photographica

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$323$275

Early E. & H.T. Anthony Photographica, New York, a rare 1st edition of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, February 1870, listing photographic products, with line drawings of head-clamps and tripods, More ...

Two Doll Heads and a Half Doll

Two Doll Heads and a Half Doll

Auction:
2306
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 15, 2005
Lot:
1566
Unsold
 

Two Doll Heads and a Half Doll, Germany, 19th and 20th century, papier-mache shoulder head doll, blue stationary eyes, closed mouth (old repaint to shoulder plate), light brown wig, head ht. 5 1/2, More ...

Free-Blown Amethyst Glass Suspension Candle Lamp with Smoke Shade

Free-Blown Amethyst Glass Suspension Candle Lamp with Smoke Shade

Auction:
2297
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 06, 2005
Lot:
605
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

Free-Blown Amethyst Glass Suspension Candle Lamp with Smoke Shade, probably America, c. 1830, round domed shade with folded rim, with brass loop ceiling mount and three brass chains supporting an More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799)

Washington, George (1732-1799)

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$32,900$28,000

Washington, George (1732-1799), Letter signed, January 2nd, 1778, one page, as Commander of the Continental Army, to Major Benjamin Talmadge, giving instructions to his chief of espionage, with More ...

Pair of Great Lakes Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins

Pair of Great Lakes Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins

Auction:
2237
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 22, 2004
Lot:
161
Sold for:
$558$475

Pair of Great Lakes Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins, c. late 19th century, the hide bottoms with an abstract multicolored floral device on the vamp, the folded-over cloth cuffs with abstract More ...

Armand Marseille Bisque Head Doll in Carriage

Armand Marseille Bisque Head Doll in Carriage

Auction:
2153
Auction:
Sale #2153 - Jul 20, 2002
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$206$175

Armand Marseille Bisque Head Doll in Carriage, late 19th/early 20th century, blue sleeping eyes, open mouth (small chip inner corner right eye, one tooth broken), impressed 390 mark, old blonde More ...

Exhibition Display of Folding Pocket Knives by A. Burkinshaw

Exhibition Display of Folding Pocket Knives by A. Burkinshaw

Auction:
2133
Auction:
Sale #2133 - Apr 13, 2002
Lot:
453
Sold for:
$41,125$35,000

Exhibition Display of Folding Pocket Knives by A. Burkinshaw, Pepperell, Massachusetts, containing ninety-eight knives, with tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, horn, ivory, and wood guards, together More ...

Civil War Naval Battle Flag

Civil War Naval Battle Flag

Auction:
2134
Auction:
Sale #2134 - Oct 28, 2001
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$17,250$15,000

Civil War Naval Battle Flag, America, c. 1863, the hand-sewn wool bunting and cotton flag stitched to a canvas heading which bears inscription "Sumpter April 7 Wagner July 10, 11, 17," More ...