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Marini, Luigi Gaetano (1742-1815) Gli Atti e Monumenti de Fratelli Arvali Scolpiti gia' in Tavole di Marmo.

Marini, Luigi Gaetano (1742-1815) Gli Atti e Monumenti de Fratelli Arvali Scolpiti gia' in Tavole di Marmo.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1128
Sold for:
$185$150

Marini, Luigi Gaetano (1742-1815) Gli Atti e Monumenti de Fratelli Arvali Scolpiti gia' in Tavole di Marmo. Rome: Antonio Fulgoni, 1795. First edition, two large quarto volumes, illustrated with More ...

Slovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor's Campaign].

Slovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor's Campaign].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$185$150

Slovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor's Campaign]. Moscow: Academia, 1934. Folio, illustrated by Ivan Golikov (1729-1805), edited by V. Rzhygoj and S. Shambinogo; text illustrated with ten More ...

German Violin, Hopf Family, 19th Century

German Violin, Hopf Family, 19th Century

Auction:
3007B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 14, 2017
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$277$225

German Violin, Hopf Family, 19th Century, branded internally *HOPF* and below the back button HOPF, also branded internally F.STERBACH/PHILA., length of back 353 mm, with case. More ...

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals

Auction:
2982T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1501
Sold for:
$74$60

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals, Medallic Art Co., New York, 20th century, Henry Ward Beecher, George Washington, William Morton, Josiah Gibbs, Gilbert More ...

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals

Auction:
2982T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1502
Sold for:
$86$70

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals, Medallic Art Co., New York, 20th century, Walter Reed, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert E. Lee, Peter Cooper, Jonathan Edwards, More ...

Guy Carleton Wiggins (American, 1883-1962)      Mid-town, 5th Avenue, Winter

Guy Carleton Wiggins (American, 1883-1962) Mid-town, 5th Avenue, Winter

Auction:
2977B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 27, 2017
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$74,999$60,975

Guy Carleton Wiggins (American, 1883-1962) Mid-town, 5th Avenue, Winter Signed "Guy Wiggins NA" l.r., titled and signed "...Guy Wiggins NA" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 25 x 30 in. (63.3 x More ...

Lotte Jacobi (American, 1896-1990)      Albert Einstein at His Home in Princeton, New Jersey

Lotte Jacobi (American, 1896-1990) Albert Einstein at His Home in Princeton, New Jersey

Auction:
2977B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 27, 2017
Lot:
168
Unsold
 

Lotte Jacobi (American, 1896-1990) Albert Einstein at His Home in Princeton, New Jersey, 1938, printed later. Signed "Lotte Jacobi" in pencil on the recto l.l. and on the mat l.r. Gelatin More ...

Wooden Printing Block

Wooden Printing Block

Auction:
2974T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 12, 2017
Lot:
1703
Sold for:
$123$100

Wooden Printing Block, Korea, holding an excerpt from a book of poems titled Songjeong Munjip, both sides carved with characters painted in gold, with a chain attached to the block, 8 1/2 x 21 1/4 More ...

Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907-1992)      Shisen-do, Kyoto

Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907-1992) Shisen-do, Kyoto

Auction:
2969B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 15, 2016
Lot:
264
Sold for:
$154$125

Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907-1992) Shisen-do, Kyoto, 1963 Signed "Kiyoshi Saito" l.l., dated l.r., and titled l.l. Woodblock print, 98/100, sight size 24 x 18 in., framed. Condition: More ...

Music Manuscript Leaves

Music Manuscript Leaves

Auction:
2966T
Auction:
Sale #2966T - Dec 07, 2016
Lot:
1078
Sold for:
$135$110

Music Manuscript Leaves, parchment with ink and color illumination of music and lyrics from the Book of Psalms, two leaves, double sided, each 18 x 13 1/2 in. From the Collection of Congregation More ...

Small Russian Silver and Niello Cased Megillah

Small Russian Silver and Niello Cased Megillah

Auction:
2966T
Auction:
Sale #2966T - Dec 07, 2016
Lot:
1117
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Small Russian Silver and Niello Cased Megillah, cylindrical form with checkered motif and inscribed in Hebrew "Megillah Esther," containing a hand-lettered black ink on parchment scroll, ht. 1 3/8, More ...

Large Bezalel Olivewood Cased Megillah

Large Bezalel Olivewood Cased Megillah

Auction:
2966T
Auction:
Sale #2966T - Dec 07, 2016
Lot:
1124
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Large Bezalel Olivewood Cased Megillah, Jerusalem, 1920s, hexagonal olivewood case with marquetry banding and polychrome Tower of David, containing a hand-lettered black ink on parchment scroll, More ...

Elias Mandel Grossman (American, 1898-1947)      Albert Einstein

Elias Mandel Grossman (American, 1898-1947) Albert Einstein

Auction:
2966T
Auction:
Sale #2966T - Dec 07, 2016
Lot:
1133
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Elias Mandel Grossman (American, 1898-1947) Albert Einstein. Signed "Elias Grossman" in the plate l.r., and with Einstein's ink signature "Albert Einstein, 1930" beneath the portrait. Etching on More ...

Trobriand Islands Carved Wood Canoe Prow Ornament

Trobriand Islands Carved Wood Canoe Prow Ornament

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$246$200

Trobriand Islands Carved Wood Canoe Prow Ornament, "Tabuya," New Guinea, very stylized decoration, with frigate bird prow, lg. 19 1/2 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

"JOIN OR DIE" Glassware

"JOIN OR DIE" Glassware

Auction:
2962T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 28, 2016
Lot:
1120
Sold for:
$37$30

"JOIN OR DIE" Glassware, America, 20th century consisting of a mug and a goblet, each with etched "JOIN OR DIE" design adapted from the 1754 cartoon drawn by Benjamin Franklin and first published in More ...

Large "S" Poster Printing Block

Large "S" Poster Printing Block

Auction:
2962T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 28, 2016
Lot:
1142
Sold for:
$185$150

Large "S" Poster Printing Block, probably America, c. 1900, of carved hardwood, 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. More ...

Parian Bust of Benjamin Franklin After Houdon

Parian Bust of Benjamin Franklin After Houdon

Auction:
2959M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2016
Lot:
520
Sold for:
$615$500

Parian Bust of Benjamin Franklin After Houdon, 19th/20th century, ht. 20 in. More ...

Lotte Jacobi (American, 1896-1990) Einstein Portfolio: Albert Einstein 100th Anniversary/A Portfolio of Twenty-five Images plus Pamphle

Lotte Jacobi (American, 1896-1990) Einstein Portfolio: Albert Einstein 100th Anniversary/A Portfolio of Twenty-five Images plus Pamphle

Auction:
2957T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 10, 2016
Lot:
1314
Sold for:
$62$50

Lotte Jacobi (American, 1896-1990) Einstein Portfolio: Albert Einstein 100th Anniversary/A Portfolio of Twenty-five Images plus Pamphlet, 1979. Signed "Lotte Jacobi" on the cover of the More ...

German Violin, Hopf Family, 19th Century

German Violin, Hopf Family, 19th Century

Auction:
2955B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 05, 2016
Lot:
161
Unsold
 

German Violin, Hopf Family, 19th Century, branded internally *HOPF* and below the back button HOPF, also branded internally F.STERBACH/PHILA., length of back 353 mm, with case. More ...

German Violin, Justus Marx, Cassel, 1923

German Violin, Justus Marx, Cassel, 1923

Auction:
2955B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 05, 2016
Lot:
309
Unsold
 

German Violin, Justus Marx, Cassel, 1923, bearing the maker's manuscript label, length of back 355 mm. More ...

Five Works on Paper

Five Works on Paper

Auction:
2955B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 05, 2016
Lot:
491
Sold for:
$37$30

Five Works on Paper, a Dan E. Brawner artist proof print of a duck with personalized inscription, two woodblock prints, and two illustrated poems by Loretta McCrady. Provenance: The estate of More ...

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Check for £750, Salary as President of Pennsylvania, 25 April 1788.

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Check for £750, Salary as President of Pennsylvania, 25 April 1788.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Check for £750, Salary as President of Pennsylvania, 25 April 1788. Single leaf inscribed on both sides. The pay order issued in council for Franklin's salary More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 26 March 1793.

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 26 March 1793.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 26 March 1793. Single laid leaf with self-envelope inscribed on one page. To William Barton, regarding a letter meant for Barton More ...

Dartmouth College Yearbook, Class of 1868.

Dartmouth College Yearbook, Class of 1868.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$123$100

Dartmouth College Yearbook, Class of 1868. Custom quarto-format photo album filled with eleven photographs of professors, fifty images of scholars, and eleven photos of buildings, some images More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species , First American Edition.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species, First American Edition. New York: Appleton, 1860. First American edition, in publisher's green textured cloth, stamped in blind, gilt-lettered More ...

Music Manuscript Leaf.

Music Manuscript Leaf.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
486
Sold for:
$431$350

Music Manuscript Leaf. Parchment leaf with four-bar music and lyrics from Psalm 136:1, "In voluntate tua, Domine, universa sunt posita," with a large initial "I" illuminated with a gold background, More ...

Newton's 3-inch Cased Terrestrial Pocket Globe

Newton's 3-inch Cased Terrestrial Pocket Globe

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
959A
Sold for:
$984$800

Newton's 3-inch Cased Terrestrial Pocket Globe, London, mid-19th century, twelve printed colored gores with cartouche in the North Pacific Ocean reading Newton's New & Improved Terrestrial Globe 66 More ...

Export Polychrome Ox-form Tureen

Export Polychrome Ox-form Tureen

Auction:
2939M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2016
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$461$375

Export Polychrome Ox-form Tureen, China, in two parts with a cover and a hollowed base, molded tongue, ears and horn, with a coat of arms and inscriptions reading "Ad Villaleal 1675," lg. 13, ht. 13 More ...

Pair of Painted Tin Tea Canister Lamps

Pair of Painted Tin Tea Canister Lamps

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
758
Sold for:
$800$650

Pair of Painted Tin Tea Canister Lamps, 19th century, each green with a polychrome chinoiserie-style figural scene, one of two women, inscribed "4" at top, the other of two men marked "5," both with More ...

Art Deco Platinum and 18kt Gold Open-face Pocket Watch, Cartier

Art Deco Platinum and 18kt Gold Open-face Pocket Watch, Cartier

Auction:
2932B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 27, 2016
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Art Deco Platinum and 18kt Gold Open-face Pocket Watch, Cartier, the white enamel dial with roman numeral indicators, enclosing manual-wind movement, stem-wind, stem-set, no. 977, 14223, 13243, 47 More ...