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World War I "Public Warning" Poster

World War I "Public Warning" Poster

Auction:
3191T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1119
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

World War I "Public Warning" Poster, Sir Joseph Causton and Sons, Ltd., London, 1915, made and displayed to educate the public, whom the poster advises to "familiarise themselves with the appearance More ...

Eight-arm Gilt-metal and Crystal Chandelier

Eight-arm Gilt-metal and Crystal Chandelier

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1032
Sold for:
$461$375

Eight-arm Gilt-metal and Crystal Chandelier, Spain, 20th century, fitted for candles with three hidden standard sockets at top and three at bottom, crystal chains run from top to candle arms' More ...

Group of Mostly Currier & Ives Related Material

Group of Mostly Currier & Ives Related Material

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1193
Sold for:
$308$250

Group of Mostly Currier & Ives Related Material, two large custom-made albums with engravings of dogs, including some English and some Currier & Ives, nine engravings in one, seventeen in the other, More ...

Three Mid-Century Modern Decorative Items

Three Mid-Century Modern Decorative Items

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1274
Unsold
 

Three Mid-Century Modern Decorative Items, Denmark, Norway, and United States, a Cohr Atla candelabrum, three-light holder in silver-plate and plastic, marked "Cohr Denmark Atla EPNS 62409," ht. 6 More ...

Machine-made Karastan-style Carpet

Machine-made Karastan-style Carpet

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1284
Sold for:
$197$160

Machine-made Karastan-style Carpet, c. 1950, 12 ft. 2 in. x 8 ft. 7 in. More ...

Macedonian Embroidery

Macedonian Embroidery

Auction:
3189M
Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Dec 09, 2018
Lot:
162
Sold for:
$492$400

Macedonian Embroidery, made into curtains, northern Greece, c. 1900, each 8 ft. 5 in. x 2 ft. 11 in. More ...

Complete Soumak Bag Made into a Pillow

Complete Soumak Bag Made into a Pillow

Auction:
3189M
Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Dec 09, 2018
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Complete Soumak Bag Made into a Pillow, northwestern Iran, c. 1870, 2 ft. 1 in. x 2 ft. Provenance: The Ronnie Newman Collection of Early Rugs. More ...

Nazca Feather Ponchito

Nazca Feather Ponchito

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
3
Unsold
 

Nazca Feather Ponchito, c. 400 AD, made to be placed upon ceremonial statues, feathers woven into fabric, 8 in. x 8 in. More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Necklaces

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Necklaces

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Necklaces, Peru, Chimu, c. 1000-1400 AD, thin 14kt gold sheet made into large beads, strung on two necklaces, (one bead loose), lg. 15 and 14 in. More ...

Zhen Feng Miao Necklace

Zhen Feng Miao Necklace

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$308$250

Zhen Feng Miao Necklace, early 20th century, metal necklace made up of five crescent sections elaborately engraved with floral and avian motifs, a parrot sits on each end of the crescents, mounted, More ...

Yoruba Divination Chain

Yoruba Divination Chain

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$123$100

Yoruba Divination Chain, linked chain made up of eight unique cast bronze faces, lg. 39 1/4 in. Provenance: The Charles and Blanche Derby collection, Northampton, Massachusetts; Mead Museum of More ...

Lakota Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Lakota Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Lakota Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, fourth quarter 19th century, the soft hide bag beaded with geometric designs on blue background, with quill-covered slats made from a parfleche, (some quill loss), lg. More ...

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Bag

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Bag

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Bag, fourth quarter 19th century, possibly made from a legging, beaded on both sides with a classic bar design, fringed top and bottom, lg. 11 1/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Lakota Beaded Hide Cradle

Lakota Beaded Hide Cradle

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Lakota Beaded Hide Cradle, fourth quarter 19th century, lined with printed cotton and beaded with multicolored geometric designs, with American flag on the tab which is made from a parfleche and More ...

Southern Plains Leather Knife Sheath

Southern Plains Leather Knife Sheath

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Southern Plains Leather Knife Sheath, possibly Apache, c. third quarter 19th century, made from commercial leather, with copper rivets along one edge, with three-color beaded designs and round More ...

Eskimo Model Ship

Eskimo Model Ship

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
351
Unsold
 

Eskimo Model Ship, Alaska, c. 1900, attributed to Angokwazhuk (Happy Jack) (c. 1870-1918), Inupiat, Nome, constructed from bone and walrus tusk, ht. 6, wd. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Private More ...

Northwest Coast Argillite Shaman Figure

Northwest Coast Argillite Shaman Figure

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
390
Unsold
 

Northwest Coast Argillite Shaman Figure, Haida, c. 1880-90, standing on a raised base, legs apart, wearing a fully decorated apron, with a multi-pointed necklace around the neck, the left hand More ...

Northwest Coast Horn Spoon

Northwest Coast Horn Spoon

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Northwest Coast Horn Spoon, Tlingit, early fourth quarter 19th century, mountain goat horn, metal pins and abalone shell inlay, the handle made up of complex clan crest animals, an old inventory More ...

Two Navajo Silver and Turquoise Belts

Two Navajo Silver and Turquoise Belts

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$800$650

Two Navajo Silver and Turquoise Belts, 1940s, the first a link belt with nine conchas with turquoise inlay, the second a belt made up of ten large buttons with hand-cut turquoise inlay, (three More ...

Ikat Poncho

Ikat Poncho

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
483
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Ikat Poncho, Chimborazo, Ecuador, mid-20th century, blue and white cotton ikat design with central opening, made up of two panels sewn together, fully fringed, (native repairs to one side and More ...

Mexican Serape

Mexican Serape

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
488
Sold for:
$615$500

Mexican Serape, c. 1900, made from two sections stitched together, with a central medallion device and long fringes, 75 1/2 x 57 1/2 in. More ...

Manner of Kitty Rix Ceramic Candleholder

Manner of Kitty Rix Ceramic Candleholder

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1022
Unsold
 

Manner of Kitty Rix Ceramic Candleholder, Austria, early 20th century, designed as a lion or foo dog with a candle cup on its back in blue and green glaze on red clay, marked "Made in Austria," ht. More ...

Closed Mouth Solid Dome Bisque Head Doll

Closed Mouth Solid Dome Bisque Head Doll

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1428
Sold for:
$86$70

Closed Mouth Solid Dome Bisque Head Doll, Germany, late 19th century, blue stationary eyes, closed mouth with shapely outlined white space between lips, round dome head, flange neck, impressed More ...

Corwin Knapp Linson (American, 1864-1959) Sketches made on board S.S. Massachusetts - Barnum & Baily Circus/A Series of Original Drawin

Corwin Knapp Linson (American, 1864-1959) Sketches made on board S.S. Massachusetts - Barnum & Baily Circus/A Series of Original Drawin

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$185$150

Corwin Knapp Linson (American, 1864-1959) Sketches made on board S.S. Massachusetts - Barnum & Baily Circus/A Series of Original Drawings and Reproductions. Dated and signed More ...

Maxfield Parrish Jr. (American, 1906-1983)      Two Works: Hood's Mile Calendar

Maxfield Parrish Jr. (American, 1906-1983) Two Works: Hood's Mile Calendar

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1272
Sold for:
$338$275

Maxfield Parrish Jr. (American, 1906-1983) Two Works: Hood's Mile Calendar and Utah, Where the Mormon Cars Are Made. Each titled, dated "1974" and "1977," respectively, and extensively inscribed More ...

Declaration of Independence  , the First Facsimile Engraving.

Declaration of Independence , the First Facsimile Engraving.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Declaration of Independence, the First Facsimile Engraving. Washington, DC: Benjamin Owen Tyler, [Engraved by Peter Maverick (1780-1831)], 1818. Large folio engraved facsimile with large title at More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Ship's Register, Signed 29 May 1784.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Ship's Register, Signed 29 May 1784.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Ship's Register, Signed 29 May 1784. Folio-format typographically printed document on laid paper, signed by Hancock in left margin beneath a paper seal, countersigned by More ...

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786.

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786. Single leaf of laid paper, to Thomas Jefferson, as Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States for France, More ...

Muir, John (1838-1914) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1872.

Muir, John (1838-1914) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1872.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Muir, John (1838-1914) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1872. Single wove sheet of the letterhead of the New Sentinel Hotel in Yosemite Valley, inscribed over two pages, to Charles Warren Stoddard More ...

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?.

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$523$425

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?. Single wove bifolium Stilegate, Limpsfield, Surrey writing paper, inscribed over four pages, to a Dr. Solly [?], commenting on More ...