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Kashan Votive Oil Lamp

Kashan Votive Oil Lamp

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1207
Sold for:
$49$40

Kashan Votive Oil Lamp, Persia, possibly 13th century, stem cup with handle and pointed rim, decorated with an allover turquoise glaze, ht. 2 1/2 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Senufo Figurative Bellows

Senufo Figurative Bellows

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1229
Sold for:
$74$60

Senufo Figurative Bellows, double bellows carved in the figure of a woman, with finely carved head with a white kaolin painted face, lg. 23 in. More ...

Small Stone Oil Lamp

Small Stone Oil Lamp

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1483
Sold for:
$12$10

Small Stone Oil Lamp, the square exterior incised with floral and geometric patterns, 2 x 1 3/4 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Adrian Saxe (American, b. 1943) Ceramic Vase and Three Oil Lamps

Adrian Saxe (American, b. 1943) Ceramic Vase and Three Oil Lamps

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$492$400

Adrian Saxe (American, b. 1943) Ceramic Vase and Three Oil Lamps, United States, a cylindrical vase with hook handles at bottom set on ceramic stand, artist's signature with stamped date "Saxe 79," More ...

Small Stone Oil Lamp

Small Stone Oil Lamp

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1143
Unsold
 

Small Stone Oil Lamp, the square exterior incised with floral and geometric patterns, 2 x 1 3/4 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Kashan Votive Oil Lamp

Kashan Votive Oil Lamp

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1367
Unsold
 

Kashan Votive Oil Lamp, Persia, possibly 13th century, stem cup with handle and pointed rim, decorated with an allover turquoise glaze, ht. 2 1/2 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Six Archaic-style Items

Six Archaic-style Items

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1461
Sold for:
$554$450

Six Archaic-style Items, three Roman-style oil lamps, two ancient Egyptian-style faience figures, and a bronze spearhead in the form of a leaf, lg. to 8 1/8 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Black-painted Trammel with Oil Lamp

Black-painted Trammel with Oil Lamp

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$923$750

Black-painted Trammel with Oil Lamp, 19th century, the sawtooth trammel with carved inscription "AB S MA 26 1847" and additional faint inscriptions, and a hanging two-pan oil lamp, closed ht. 28 More ...

Pair of Painted Cast Iron Garden Urns

Pair of Painted Cast Iron Garden Urns

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1327
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Pair of Painted Cast Iron Garden Urns, late 19th century, the fluted urns set on square bases, made in four parts, worn surface of old white over earlier green paint, ht. 32, overall dia. 21 1/2 More ...

White-painted Cast Iron Garden Urn

White-painted Cast Iron Garden Urn

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1653
Sold for:
$523$425

White-painted Cast Iron Garden Urn, America, late 19th century, the urn with shaped edge, scroll handles, and sculpted foot on a cast iron paneled pedestal and square base, ht. 46 in. More ...

Yellow-painted Bellows

Yellow-painted Bellows

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1662
Sold for:
$123$100

Yellow-painted Bellows, 19th century, the front decorated with stenciled peaches and leaves, turned brass nozzle, restored leather elements, lg. 18 in. More ...

Pair of Wood and Leather Bellows

Pair of Wood and Leather Bellows

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1663
Sold for:
$160$130

Pair of Wood and Leather Bellows, 19th century, maple frame with turned decoration on the top and turned brass nozzle, lg. 21 3/4 in. Note: For a similar example see Wallace Nutting, Furniture More ...

Collapsible Painted Canvas and Wood Rebekah Well, Five Urns, and aTambourine

Collapsible Painted Canvas and Wood Rebekah Well, Five Urns, and aTambourine

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1824
Unsold
 

Collapsible Painted Canvas and Wood Rebekah Well, Five Urns, and aTambourine, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the well with wood top and bottom opening to an octagonal well, with faux More ...

Two Majestic Z Table Lamps

Two Majestic Z Table Lamps

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1084
Sold for:
$492$400

Two Majestic Z Table Lamps, United States, c. 1950, unmarked, ht. 35 1/2, 23 3/4 in. More ...

Floral-decorated Glass Lamp

Floral-decorated Glass Lamp

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1510
Sold for:
$37$30

Floral-decorated Glass Lamp, ht. 28 in. More ...

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$123$100

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp, ht. to 11 in. More ...

Renou Magician Automaton

Renou Magician Automaton

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Renou Magician Automaton, France, bisque head impressed "1" with straight neck, open mouth, large blue paperweight eyes, pierced ears, cork pate, left bisque hand holding the lid of a die-shaped box More ...

Sandwich Glass Elongated Loop-pattern Colorless Whale Oil Lamp

Sandwich Glass Elongated Loop-pattern Colorless Whale Oil Lamp

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1264
Sold for:
$123$100

Sandwich Glass Elongated Loop-pattern Colorless Whale Oil Lamp, 19th century, ht. 12 in. More ...

Senufo Figurative Bellows

Senufo Figurative Bellows

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1426
Unsold
 

Senufo Figurative Bellows, double bellows carved in the figure of a woman, with finely carved head with a white kaolin painted face, lg. 23 in. More ...

Pair of Wedgwood Gilt and Bronze Black Basalt Oil Lamps

Pair of Wedgwood Gilt and Bronze Black Basalt Oil Lamps

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Pair of Wedgwood Gilt and Bronze Black Basalt Oil Lamps, England, 19th century, each oval, with fluted neck, oak leaf border and acanthus and bellflowers to lower body, one modeled with a classical More ...

Gilt-bronze and Slate Figural Inkstand

Gilt-bronze and Slate Figural Inkstand

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
563
Sold for:
$369$300

Gilt-bronze and Slate Figural Inkstand, early 20th century, modeled putto seated on a rock is flanked by inkwells in the form of classical urns, set on shaped slate base with shell-form tray at More ...

Pair of French Empire Gilt-bronze Urns

Pair of French Empire Gilt-bronze Urns

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
604
Sold for:
$923$750

Pair of French Empire Gilt-bronze Urns, 19th century, baluster-form urn top with scrolled handles mounted on a raised circular pedestal, ht. 13 3/4 in. More ...

Hamilton & Co. Factory Movement Models and Samples

Hamilton & Co. Factory Movement Models and Samples

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Hamilton & Co. Factory Movement Models and Samples, 987A plates, 987A "sample 86," 987 disassembled movement, a 987E with factory tag reading in part "6/0-s Gr. 987E Drives from the 4th pinion, made More ...

Waltham Art Deco Partners' Desk Clock

Waltham Art Deco Partners' Desk Clock

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
178
Sold for:
$111$90

Waltham Art Deco Partners' Desk Clock, chrome clock drum with back-to-back 3-in. arabic numeral dials marked "Waltham, 8 Days," stepped chrome base, eight-day time-only lever-escapement movement, More ...

Botsford Patent Lever

Botsford Patent Lever

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
206
Sold for:
$554$450

Botsford Patent Lever, Jerome Manufacturing Co., New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1850, with gilt-, paint-, and mother-of-pearl-decorated front, 3 1/4-in. enameled dial with roman numerals, spade hands, More ...

Walter H. Durfee Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Walter H. Durfee Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
209
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Walter H. Durfee Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, for Tiffany & Co., New York, convex roman numeral painted iron dial marked "Tiffany & Co. New York," brass side arms flanking the mahogany case More ...

Three American Clocks

Three American Clocks

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$400$325

Three American Clocks, a walnut-cased Ithaca calendar clock with original paper dials, an Ingraham "Grecian" shelf clock, and a Seth Thomas lever-escapement wall clock. More ...

Miniature Striking Street Clock and Dial

Miniature Striking Street Clock and Dial

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$615$500

Miniature Striking Street Clock and Dial, possibly bench-made, skeletonized brass plates with deadbeat escapement, countwheel strike movement, regulated by a full-length pendulum and powered by two More ...

John Hallifax Musical Bracket Clock

John Hallifax Musical Bracket Clock

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

John Hallifax Musical Bracket Clock, London, mid-18th century, ebonized sarcophagus top brass-trimmed case with pierced gilt circular sound frets on the side, composite brass dial with moon phase in More ...

Export Painted Fan

Export Painted Fan

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
428A
Unsold
 

Export Painted Fan, China, 19th/20th century, the wood sticks carved with figures in rural landscapes, the paper fan decorated with court scenes, mounted in a glazed shadowbox, sight size 17 5/8 x More ...