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Butternut Sewing Box with Tools and Buttons

Butternut Sewing Box with Tools and Buttons

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1712
Sold for:
$492$400

Butternut Sewing Box with Tools and Buttons, America, 19th century, dovetail construction and weeping heart keyhole escutcheon opening to a compartmented tray and space below, housing numerous bone More ...

Timby's Ripple-front Mercury Stick Barometer

Timby's Ripple-front Mercury Stick Barometer

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$400$325

Timby's Ripple-front Mercury Stick Barometer, John M. Merrick & Co., Worcester, Massachusetts, ripple-front mahogany case with paper barometer dial marked as above, exterior manual brass indicator More ...

John Bliss & Co. Brass Taffrail Log

John Bliss & Co. Brass Taffrail Log

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$135$110

John Bliss & Co. Brass Taffrail Log, New York, 19th century, the dial plate with three brass recording needles, marked with the maker's name and patents, together with a brass four-winged spinner. More ...

Early Cased Quill Set and an Assembled Set of Early Sewing Needles

Early Cased Quill Set and an Assembled Set of Early Sewing Needles

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$154$125

Early Cased Quill Set and an Assembled Set of Early Sewing Needles, 18th/19th century, the lacquered pasteboard-cased nib set carries two quills and a small glass inkwell; the bamboo-cased needle More ...

Two English Engraved Gold Accessories

Two English Engraved Gold Accessories

Auction:
2991T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 16, 2017
Lot:
1209
Sold for:
$984$800

Two English Engraved Gold Accessories, an 18kt gold chatelaine needle case, Birmingham, and a 14kt gold open case, maker's marks, total 25.4 dwt. More ...

Fifteen 14kt Gold Charms

Fifteen 14kt Gold Charms

Auction:
2925T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
2341
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Fifteen 14kt Gold Charms, including a coffee grinder, a waffle iron, a pair of knitting needles, a stove, and a car, total 27.5 dwt. More ...

Handel Lamp Co. Floor Lamp with Pine Woods Sunset Shade

Handel Lamp Co. Floor Lamp with Pine Woods Sunset Shade

Auction:
2912M
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 23, 2016
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Handel Lamp Co. Floor Lamp with Pine Woods Sunset Shade Patinated bronze, art glass, paint Meriden, Connecticut, early 20th century Domed shade, slag glass with metal overlay and painted More ...

Two Carved Hardwood Seam Rubbers

Two Carved Hardwood Seam Rubbers

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1076
Unsold
 

Two Carved Hardwood Seam Rubbers, America, early 19th century, one with faceted removable top allows it to be used as a needle case, lg. 5 3/4 in. More ...

Turned Wood Needle Case and Set of Four Bone Knitting Needles

Turned Wood Needle Case and Set of Four Bone Knitting Needles

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1082
Sold for:
$123$100

Turned Wood Needle Case and Set of Four Bone Knitting Needles, America, late 19th century, the friction-fit top with flared collar, four double-ended needles, case lg. 13, needle lg. 9 in. More ...

John Bliss & Co. Taffrail Log

John Bliss & Co. Taffrail Log

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1289
Sold for:
$160$130

John Bliss & Co. Taffrail Log, New York, late 19th century, the dial plate with three brass needles, marked with the maker's name and patents, together with a brass spinner marked "T. WALKER & SON More ...

Account Book, 1757-1795, Manuscript Daybook of Ebenezer Loveren [aka Lovering] (1734-1808).

Account Book, 1757-1795, Manuscript Daybook of Ebenezer Loveren [aka Lovering] (1734-1808).

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1120
Sold for:
$400$325

Account Book, 1757-1795, Manuscript Daybook of Ebenezer Loveren [aka Lovering] (1734-1808). Narrow tall folio, single signature, approximately 120 pages, with original soft marbled paper covers, More ...

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass, c. 1800, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 6 1/2-in. silvered dial engraved with a fleur-de-lis representing north, raised center reading John Heilig Germantown, outer More ...

Five Early Pincushions

Five Early Pincushions

Auction:
2880B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 27, 2016
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$369$300

Five Early Pincushions, 18th/19th century, a pinball with geometric and floral embroidery, a beadwork needle case dated "1836," six-lobed pincushion with pink and white beaded star, a silk More ...

Group of Antique Accessories

Group of Antique Accessories

Auction:
2872T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 10, 2015
Lot:
1286
Sold for:
$861$700

Group of Antique Accessories, including two 10kt gold thimbles, a sterling silver and enamel thimble, a sterling silver chatelaine with a needle holder and pincushion, two pairs of cuff links, a More ...

Eight Asian Silver Items

Eight Asian Silver Items

Auction:
2872T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 10, 2015
Lot:
1540
Sold for:
$400$325

Eight Asian Silver Items, a small box with inset hardstone top, two floral-engraved silver-clad boxes, a spice pagoda, a pair of hand-hammered shakers, a small floriform spoon, and a pair of More ...

Tiffany Studios Pine Needle Seven-piece Desk Set

Tiffany Studios Pine Needle Seven-piece Desk Set

Auction:
2870B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 05, 2015
Lot:
313
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Tiffany Studios Pine Needle Seven-piece Desk Set Metalwork, slag glass New York, 1902-19 Two picture frames, nos. 947, 940; inkwell with liner no. 948; blotter 995; blotter ends no. 998, letter More ...

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet, c. last quarter 19th century, made from natural grasses, natural and red-dyed sea mammal gut, blue-dyed wool or mammal hair, and native tanned rawhide, wd. More ...

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-type Pocket Sundial

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-type Pocket Sundial

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$984$800

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-type Pocket Sundial, late 18th century, foliate engraved octagonal base with glazed brass compass and directionals in Latin, rotating central arrow for the scale divided More ...

Lacquered Brass Graphometer

Lacquered Brass Graphometer

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$185$150

Lacquered Brass Graphometer, early 19th century, France, sight bar engraved Nebel Paris au Butterfield, inset silvered brass compass with eight-point rose, engraved border, steel needle, half-circle More ...

Surveyor's Theodolite by L. Casella with Burt's Patent Solar Attachment

Surveyor's Theodolite by L. Casella with Burt's Patent Solar Attachment

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Surveyor's Theodolite by L. Casella with Burt's Patent Solar Attachment, London, no. 5191, brass and gunmetal finish, 2 1/4-in. silvered dial signed L. Casella, London, 5191, needle ring calibrated More ...

Lietz No 550 Engineer's Transit

Lietz No 550 Engineer's Transit

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
439
Sold for:
$215$175

Lietz No 550 Engineer's Transit, Sokkisha, 95651, 4-in. engraved dial marked Sokkisha 95651, cardinal points in block letters, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, enclosed horizontal More ...

Collection of Medical Instruments

Collection of Medical Instruments

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
456
Sold for:
$246$200

Collection of Medical Instruments, 19th and 20th century, cased trumpet stethoscope, bone handeled dental toothkey with ratching extractor, a G. Tiemann & Co. cased eye examining instrument, cased More ...

Ten Turned Wood and Sailor-made Items

Ten Turned Wood and Sailor-made Items

Auction:
2855B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2015
Lot:
161
Sold for:
$861$700

Ten Turned Wood and Sailor-made Items, 19th century, the turned objects include a sander, dice cup, two fids, and two needle cases (one with twelve needles), with a carved seam rubber, a whale More ...

Fifteen Wood Sailor's and Fisherman's Tools

Fifteen Wood Sailor's and Fisherman's Tools

Auction:
2858T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 19, 2015
Lot:
1212
Sold for:
$185$150

Fifteen Wood Sailor's and Fisherman's Tools, 19th century, including a carved wood compass, whetstone holder, lignum vitae pulley block, fishhook bender, needle/awl case, three cylindrical objects, More ...

Five Decorative Accessories

Five Decorative Accessories

Auction:
2851M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 08, 2015
Lot:
437
Sold for:
$98$80

Five Decorative Accessories, 19th and 20th century, an octagonal black-velvet trinket box, a chamois-lined watch holder, a Maine wool needle case with feather stitching, a signed elephant-form pen More ...

Wood Openwork Ruyi   Scepter

Wood Openwork Ruyi Scepter

Auction:
2843B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 19, 2015
Lot:
199
Unsold
 

Wood Openwork Ruyi Scepter, China, carved as a gnarled pine tree with fissured bark, climbing vines, and pine needles, some details in openwork, with a conforming box, ht. 14 1/4, head dia. to 2 5/8 More ...

Shiko Munakata (1903-1975), Pine Needles Flourish

Shiko Munakata (1903-1975), Pine Needles Flourish

Auction:
2843B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 19, 2015
Lot:
461
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Shiko Munakata (1903-1975), Pine Needles Flourish, Japan, 1959, 1/7, lithograph, depicting trees in ink wash, signed both in Japanese and English in pencil on the bottom with a seal, embossed More ...

Seven Decorative Accessories

Seven Decorative Accessories

Auction:
2842M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 17, 2015
Lot:
548
Sold for:
$74$60

Seven Decorative Accessories, a woolwork pincushion, three beaded bags, a floral-decorated needle case, a silk glasses case, and a needlepoint pocketbook. More ...

Four Crystal Snuff Bottles

Four Crystal Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2837T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 10, 2015
Lot:
1182
Sold for:
$185$150

Four Crystal Snuff Bottles, China, a flattened pear-shape with two carved ram masks to sides, on a raised oval foot, stone of gray with brown needles, metal work stopper with domed brown top; a More ...

Eight Lacquer Dishes

Eight Lacquer Dishes

Auction:
2837T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 10, 2015
Lot:
1427
Sold for:
$246$200

Eight Lacquer Dishes, Japan, 20th century, black lacquer decorated with cut gold squares and pine needles, boxed, dia. 4 7/8 in. More ...