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Vili Power Object, Nkisi

Vili Power Object, Nkisi

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1154
Sold for:
$369$300

Vili Power Object, Nkisi, the skull inset in an ornate case composed of woven and interlocking rattan, with a mudpack over the surface around the skull, lg. 7 in. More ...

Table-top Craps Game

Table-top Craps Game

Auction:
3258T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 29, 2019
Lot:
1122
Sold for:
$148$120

Table-top Craps Game, mid-20th century, the blue-painted and red-outlined betting area under glass, centering a reserve where two dice sit on a ridged surface which moves to roll the dice when the More ...

Group of 19th and 20th Century Postcards Mostly Depicting African Americans.     Estimate $150-250

Group of 19th and 20th Century Postcards Mostly Depicting African Americans. Estimate $150-250

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1196
Sold for:
$148$120

Group of 19th and 20th Century Postcards Mostly Depicting African Americans. More ...

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
22
Unsold
 

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892. Engraved certificate printed in brown and black with inset map, fulfilled by hand, naming Matthew Thorne as owner of sixty-six shares in the More ...

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$738$600

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust, 19th century, the finely carved knop of burl painted in black, white, and red, affixed to a heavy spiral-carved shaft, lg. 38 1/2 More ...

Hermes "Etriers" Silk Scarf and Framed Gucci Silk Scarf

Hermes "Etriers" Silk Scarf and Framed Gucci Silk Scarf

Auction:
3157T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
2661
Sold for:
$209$170

Hermes "Etriers" Silk Scarf and Framed Gucci Silk Scarf, (imperfections). More ...

Carved and Painted Bird on a Swing

Carved and Painted Bird on a Swing

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$800$650

Carved and Painted Bird on a Swing, late 19th/early 20th century, the yellow and white bird with black crest perched on a white-painted swing, with custom stand, ht. 6 in. The Arthur & Sybil Kern More ...

Woven Cotton Runner

Woven Cotton Runner

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1517
Sold for:
$308$250

Woven Cotton Runner, 19th century, striped pattern in blues, red, black, green, and light browns, approx. 3 ft. x 8 ft. More ...

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)      The Problem We All Live With

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) The Problem We All Live With

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1291
Sold for:
$738$600

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) The Problem We All Live With. Signed "Norman Rockwell" in pencil l.r., numbered "A.P. IX/XXXV" in pencil l.l. Color collotype on paper, image size 23 1/2 x More ...

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)      Two Artist-proof Color Prints: Letter Sweater

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) Two Artist-proof Color Prints: Letter Sweater

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1299
Sold for:
$369$300

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) Two Artist-proof Color Prints: Letter Sweater and Gaiety Dance Team. Both signed "Norman Rockwell" l.r., numbered "A.P. XI/XXXV" and "A.P. XVII/XXXV," More ...

Judy Kensley McKie Studio Furniture Antelope Sofa

Judy Kensley McKie Studio Furniture Antelope Sofa

Auction:
3112B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 21, 2018
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

Judy Kensley McKie Studio Furniture Antelope Sofa Massachusetts, 1978 Low back with figural antelope integrated into the frame and legs with horns extending to the rear to form the arms, green More ...

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1030
Unsold
 

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892. Engraved certificate printed in brown and black with inset map, fulfilled by hand, naming Matthew Thorne as owner of sixty-six shares in the More ...

Vili Power Object, Nkisi

Vili Power Object, Nkisi

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
158
Unsold
 

Vili Power Object, Nkisi, the skull inset in an ornate case composed of woven and interlocking rattan, with a mudpack over the surface around the skull, lg. 7 in. More ...

Composition Black Doll with Brown Dress

Composition Black Doll with Brown Dress

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
99
Unsold
 

Composition Black Doll with Brown Dress, 19th century. More ...

Four Tintypes Depicting African Americans

Four Tintypes Depicting African Americans

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$123$100

Four Tintypes Depicting African Americans, 19th century, two of seated gentlemen, one of a lady holding a book, and one of child wearing a large lace collar. More ...

Four Photos of Characters in Blackface.     Estimate $150-250

Four Photos of Characters in Blackface. Estimate $150-250

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$215$175

Four Photos of Characters in Blackface. More ...

Six Postcards

Six Postcards

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
225
Unsold
 

Six Postcards, late 19th/early 20th century, including a Halloween party with attendees in blackface, Franz Huld "Cake Walk," and Coon Chicken Inn. More ...

Black and White Photograph of an African American Boy Scout Troop.     Estimate $100-200

Black and White Photograph of an African American Boy Scout Troop. Estimate $100-200

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
275
Unsold
 

Black and White Photograph of an African American Boy Scout Troop. More ...

Purvis Young (American, 1943-2010)   Oil on Board Depicting a Figure on Horseback

Purvis Young (American, 1943-2010) Oil on Board Depicting a Figure on Horseback

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$554$450

Purvis Young (American, 1943-2010) Oil on Board Depicting a Figure on Horseback, label on reverse from Outsider Folk Art Gallery, Reading, Pennsylvania, 25 x 13 3/4 in. Note: Purvis Young was More ...

Four Photographs of African American Children.     Estimate $150-250

Four Photographs of African American Children. Estimate $150-250

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1101
Unsold
 

Four Photographs of African American Children. More ...

Four Issues of JET   Magazine

Four Issues of JET Magazine

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1140
Unsold
 

Four Issues of JET Magazine, May and July 1963; March 1965; and April 1969; covers include Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali. More ...

Senufo Mask

Senufo Mask

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1175
Sold for:
$123$100

Senufo Mask, Ivory Coast, carved hardwood, fabric, and shells, height of wooden mask 15 1/2 in. Provenance: Hemingway Gallery, New York. More ...

Pair of George III Silver Wine Coasters

Pair of George III Silver Wine Coasters

Auction:
3042T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 28, 2017
Lot:
1068
Sold for:
$369$300

Pair of George III Silver Wine Coasters, London, 1771-72, indistinct maker's mark, with a reticulated silver rim and walnut base, dia. 4 5/8 in. More ...

Twenty-two Creamware Items

Twenty-two Creamware Items

Auction:
3021M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 20, 2017
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Twenty-two Creamware Items, England, 19th century, including four coasters, seven shakers, and two knife rests. More ...

Group of Black Dolls and Carved and Painted Figures.     Estimate $200-250

Group of Black Dolls and Carved and Painted Figures. Estimate $200-250

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$277$225

Group of Black Dolls and Carved and Painted Figures. More ...

Yoruba-style Woven and Shell Egungun Costume

Yoruba-style Woven and Shell Egungun Costume

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
2016
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Yoruba-style Woven and Shell Egungun Costume, ht. 68 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Yombe-style Carved Wood Nkisi Power Figure

Yombe-style Carved Wood Nkisi Power Figure

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
2124
Sold for:
$197$160

Yombe-style Carved Wood Nkisi Power Figure, ht. 14 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Püchner Bassoon, c. 1945

Püchner Bassoon, c. 1945

Auction:
3007B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 14, 2017
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Püchner Bassoon, c. 1945, stamped VPG/Püchner/NAUHEIM, also stamped MADE IN GERMANY/US ZONE, with case. More ...

Folk Art Bass Banjo

Folk Art Bass Banjo

Auction:
3007B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 14, 2017
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$461$375

Folk Art Bass Banjo, the hand-lettered head reading ZULU KREWE JAZZ BAND/NEW ORLEANS, the drum labeled MANUFACTURED BY/THE HARMONY CO./CHICAGO, ILL., U.S.A. More ...

14kt White Gold, Bloodstone, and Diamond Ring and a 14kt Gold Gem-set, and Cultured Pearl Spray Brooch

14kt White Gold, Bloodstone, and Diamond Ring and a 14kt Gold Gem-set, and Cultured Pearl Spray Brooch

Auction:
2967T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 08, 2016
Lot:
1110
Sold for:
$246$200

14kt White Gold, Bloodstone, and Diamond Ring and a 14kt Gold Gem-set, and Cultured Pearl Spray Brooch, ring size 5 1/2, brooch wd. 2 in., total 8.0 dwt. More ...