Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Search All Lots

BP BP

Search

Your search has returned 4028 results.
Save your search - find out immediately when "Ornaments" is available at auction!

Pair of Wedgwood Crimson Jasper Dip Candlesticks

Pair of Wedgwood Crimson Jasper Dip Candlesticks

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Pair of Wedgwood Crimson Jasper Dip Candlesticks, England, c. 1920, each with applied white classical figures in relief, foliate and arabesque floral borders, impressed marks, ht. 5 3/4 in. More ...

Pair of Wedgwood Yellow Jasper Dip Candlesticks

Pair of Wedgwood Yellow Jasper Dip Candlesticks

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$584$475

Pair of Wedgwood Yellow Jasper Dip Candlesticks, England, c. 1930, each with applied black classical figures, foliate border and arabesque floral band, impressed mark, ht. 5 in. More ...

Pair of George II Gilt-gesso Mirrors

Pair of George II Gilt-gesso Mirrors

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Pair of George II Gilt-gesso Mirrors, England, first half 18th century, swan's neck cresting with cartouche, mirror surround of stylized leaves, scroll base with three-feather decoration at center, More ...

Pietra Dura Low Table

Pietra Dura Low Table

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Pietra Dura Low Table, Italy, 20th century, polychrome floral arabesque set in a black matrix, wrought iron base with scroll feet, cross-stretchers with flame finial, ht. 17 3/4, wd. 66, dp. 30 More ...

Pair of Gilt-bronze Candlesticks

Pair of Gilt-bronze Candlesticks

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$215$175

Pair of Gilt-bronze Candlesticks, 19th century, arabesque floral nozzle above a collar supporting three chains along a fluted stem, all atop three scrolled hoof feet, ht. 12 1/4 in. More ...

Grand Tour Bronze Place Vendôme Napoleon Column

Grand Tour Bronze Place Vendôme Napoleon Column

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
442
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Grand Tour Bronze Place Vendôme Napoleon Column, France, 19th century, fenced gallery to the marble base, set atop a stepped marble plinth, overall ht. 31 in. Phillip Thomas; Acanthus Stripe More ...

Tabriz Carpet

Tabriz Carpet

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
511
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Tabriz Carpet, northwestern Iran, c. 1950, featuring a deep red medallion and matching corners on a dark blue arabesque-filled field, all surrounded by a border of birds and palmettes, 13 ft. x 9 More ...

Three Gouda Pottery Jugs

Three Gouda Pottery Jugs

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
532
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Gouda Pottery Jugs, Holland, 20th century, each polychrome enamel decorated, a Josea black-glazed ground with fleur-de-lis-type motif, ht. 10 1/4; a Princess Ivora with flowers and scrolled More ...

Blue Enameled Guilloche Desk Clock

Blue Enameled Guilloche Desk Clock

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$615$500

Blue Enameled Guilloche Desk Clock, 2 1/2-in. square silver and blue enameled case with a 1/2-in. deep blue starburst dial marked "Bittman," with Mercedes-style hands, luminous numerals, and More ...

3-inch Guilloche Decorated Paperweight Ball Clock

3-inch Guilloche Decorated Paperweight Ball Clock

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
127
Unsold
 

3-inch Guilloche Decorated Paperweight Ball Clock, Benzie Cowes, glass ball with pocket-watch-style crown and stem, paste stone bezel, roman numeral green guilloche and gilt dial marked "Benzie More ...

Rare Walter H. Durfee & Co. Pattern 8 Carved Mahogany Nine Tubular-bell Hall Clock

Rare Walter H. Durfee & Co. Pattern 8 Carved Mahogany Nine Tubular-bell Hall Clock

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
176
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Rare Walter H. Durfee & Co. Pattern 8 Carved Mahogany Nine Tubular-bell Hall Clock, retailed by Tiffany & Co., c. 1890-95, central carved and turned finial surmounts the fully embellished case with More ...

New England Gilt-front Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

New England Gilt-front Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
199
Unsold
 

New England Gilt-front Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, c. 1815, inset rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, the throat glass marked "Willard's Patent," flanked by More ...

Chelsea "Banjo" Wall Clock

Chelsea "Banjo" Wall Clock

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
227
Sold for:
$400$325

Chelsea "Banjo" Wall Clock, mahogany case with brass eagle finial and side ornaments, reverse-painted tablets, the lower a scene of the Boston State House, 6-in. painted arabic numeral dial marked More ...

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass, made for John DeWitt, c. 1792, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial engraved "B. Rittenhouse/Pennsylvania," fully engraved eight-point rose More ...

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass, c. 1810, gilded brass frame with applied stars housing the colorless glass dome with gilt inscription reading "Kaperkutter Johanne von Kopenhagen 1810" with an image More ...

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
282
Unsold
 

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac, c. 1780, the 1 3/4-in. engraved silver instrument with an interior rotating disc, scale 1-31, day-of-the-week, zodiacal calendar with acanthus More ...

Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Bracelet

Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Bracelet

Auction:
3144B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 25, 2018
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Bracelet, set with old European- and old single-cut diamonds, approx. total wt. 6.60 cts., with palmette and lotus motifs, millegrain accents, lg. 6 1/4 in., More ...

Edwardian Diamond Fleur-de-lis Pendant

Edwardian Diamond Fleur-de-lis Pendant

Auction:
3144B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 25, 2018
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Edwardian Diamond Fleur-de-lis Pendant, set with old European-, old single-, and rose-cut diamonds, platinum-topped gold mount, lg. 1 1/4 in. More ...

Copper and Brass "Modern Cuff" Bracelet, Art Smith

Copper and Brass "Modern Cuff" Bracelet, Art Smith

Auction:
3144B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 25, 2018
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Copper and Brass "Modern Cuff" Bracelet, Art Smith, the large cuff of open abstract form, lg. 4, interior cir. approx. 7 in., signed. Note: A similar bracelet appeared on the cover of Structure More ...

18kt Gold Choker, Lalaounis

18kt Gold Choker, Lalaounis

Auction:
3144B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 25, 2018
Lot:
167
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

18kt Gold Choker, Lalaounis, Greece, 44.2 dwt, interior cir. 14 in., maker's mark. Note: A similar example is pictured in Metamorphoses, by Ilias Lalaounis, p. 41. The design is inspired by a More ...

Antique Gold and Hardstone Cameo Pendant

Antique Gold and Hardstone Cameo Pendant

Auction:
3136T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 17, 2018
Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$738$600

Antique Gold and Hardstone Cameo Pendant, finely carved to depict a bejeweled maiden with upswept hair and lion's head clasp at her shoulder, the frame with palmette motifs, suspended from an More ...

Painted Dowry Box

Painted Dowry Box

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$62$50

Painted Dowry Box, India, 19th/20th century, rectangular, decorated with patterned bands of foliate scrolls and geometric lines, brass fittings with lock (missing key), with a covered inner More ...

Lustre-glazed Kashan Bowl

Lustre-glazed Kashan Bowl

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
50
Unsold
 

Lustre-glazed Kashan Bowl, Persia, possibly 12th/13th century, the rounded interior decorated with seated figures alternating with reserves filled with scrolling patterns, separated by cobalt blue More ...

Large Painted and Lacquered Leather Book Binding

Large Painted and Lacquered Leather Book Binding

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$492$400

Large Painted and Lacquered Leather Book Binding, Persia, 19th century, depicting figures in a garden enjoying a celebration and eating, drinking, dancing, and playing music, bordered by smaller More ...

Blue and White Offering Vessel and Cover

Blue and White Offering Vessel and Cover

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$984$800

Blue and White Offering Vessel and Cover, China, Ming dynasty style, rectangular, the flat bisque top with a round opening, the cover with two flanges on top and an opening to underside, the More ...

Pair of Blue and White Covered Jars

Pair of Blue and White Covered Jars

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Pair of Blue and White Covered Jars, China, 18th century, elongated baluster form, with high neck and banded foot rim, decorated with bird and flower designs in four shaped panels against a floral More ...

Gilt Famille Rose Bottle Vase

Gilt Famille Rose Bottle Vase

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
130
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Gilt Famille Rose Bottle Vase, China, 18th century style, pear-shape, the long neck with a raised band below the mouth, depicting gardens with figures in underglaze blue roundels against a gilt More ...

Famille Jaune Handled Vase

Famille Jaune Handled Vase

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Famille Jaune Handled Vase, China, late 19th century, compressed globular body with waisted neck and bowl-shaped mouth, decorated with bird and flower designs against a yellow ground with lotus More ...

Imari Blue and White Charger

Imari Blue and White Charger

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$246$200

Imari Blue and White Charger, Japan, late Edo period, decorated with plums and pines in lobed panels against a ground with floral and foliate scrolls, "fuku" mark on base, ht. 3 5/8, dia. 17 1/8 More ...

Blue and White Charger

Blue and White Charger

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
240
Unsold
 

Blue and White Charger, Japan or China, 20th century, decorated with a bird and flower design with Japanese shade-inspired patterns below a broad meander band around rim, dia. 24 in. Asian Art More ...