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Plutarch (c. AD 46-AD 120) trans. Philemon Holland (1552-1637) The Philosophy. Commonly Called, the Morals.

Plutarch (c. AD 46-AD 120) trans. Philemon Holland (1552-1637) The Philosophy. Commonly Called, the Morals.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
187
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Plutarch (c. AD 46-AD 120) trans. Philemon Holland (1552-1637) The Philosophy. Commonly Called, the Morals. London: by S[arah] G[riffin] and are to be sold by Abel Roper, 1657. Folio, title page More ...

African Sword and Spear

African Sword and Spear

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1163
Estimate:
$200 - $300

African Sword and Spear, late 19th/early 20th century, iron blade sword from the Congo, together with an iron and wood shaft spear (point missing), lg. of spear 40 1/4, lg. of sword 23 in. More ...

Anasazi Water Storage Canteen

Anasazi Water Storage Canteen

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1570
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Anasazi Water Storage Canteen, Mesa Verde, c. 1200-1300 AD, decorated with black fret patterns, ht. 5 in. Provenance: Bertram and Ruth Malenka collection, Belmont, Massachusetts; purchased at More ...

Collection of Tribal Art Auction Catalogs

Collection of Tribal Art Auction Catalogs

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1573
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Collection of Tribal Art Auction Catalogs, approximately seventy-five Sotheby's, Christie's, and Bonhams tribal art auction catalogs. Provenance: Testing Content Block. More ...

Vahe Ghazarian Sculpture of Nude Female Torso

Vahe Ghazarian Sculpture of Nude Female Torso

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$123$100

Vahe Ghazarian Sculpture of Nude Female Torso, late 20th century, faux-granite resins, abstracted figure with turned body set on a brass rod in a cube base with green overlay and various size yellow More ...

Oliver Ellsworth-signed Voucher

Oliver Ellsworth-signed Voucher

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1818
Sold for:
$277$225

Oliver Ellsworth-signed Voucher, c. 1776, framed voucher for payment for providing for prisoners dated January 15, 1776, signed by Oliver Ellsworth, Connecticut delegate to the Continental Congress, More ...

Jefferson Davis Letter

Jefferson Davis Letter

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1819
Unsold
 

Jefferson Davis Letter, c. 1856, letter from Colonel A. K. Clancy to Jefferson Davis dated May 9, 1856, regarding fence placement at the Arsenal of St. Louis, framed (damage) with a reproduction More ...

Boston Property Transfer Document Between John Hancock and Edward Greene

Boston Property Transfer Document Between John Hancock and Edward Greene

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1820
Sold for:
$246$200

Boston Property Transfer Document Between John Hancock and Edward Greene, c. 1771, document relating to a property transfer between John Hancock and Edward Greene in Boston, framed between two More ...

Confederate Ten Dollar Bill Captured from General Robert E. Lee by General Phil Sheriden

Confederate Ten Dollar Bill Captured from General Robert E. Lee by General Phil Sheriden

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1821
Unsold
 

Confederate Ten Dollar Bill Captured from General Robert E. Lee by General Phil Sheriden, c. 1865, Confederate bill with "Captured from the effects of Robt E. Lee & presented/to Mrs. Eloise Wilder More ...

Joshua Chamberlain-signed Document

Joshua Chamberlain-signed Document

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1822
Unsold
 

Joshua Chamberlain-signed Document, c. 1880, document related to a donation to Bowdoin College, framed between two pieces of glass, transcription, and a reproduction image of Chamberlain, ht. 23, More ...

British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass

British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1845
Unsold
 

British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass, c. 1776, note slip written by Cornwallis's aide-de-camp on December 12, 1776, for the safe conduct of Jacob Huff, with a transcription and More ...

Confederate Secretary of War James Seddon Document

Confederate Secretary of War James Seddon Document

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1846
Sold for:
$172$140

Confederate Secretary of War James Seddon Document, c. 1863, framed document signed by Confederate Secretary of War James A. Seddon, on Confederate war Department stationary and dated January 7, More ...

Turned Hardwood Mortar and Pestle

Turned Hardwood Mortar and Pestle

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1243
Sold for:
$123$100

Turned Hardwood Mortar and Pestle, probably England, 18th/19th century, the cylindrical mortar with turned band decoration, the turned pestle with large and small spherical ends and band decoration, More ...

American School, Mid-19th Century      Portrait of a Mother and Child and Original Coral Necklace Worn by the Child

American School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Mother and Child and Original Coral Necklace Worn by the Child

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1368
Unsold
 

American School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Mother and Child and Original Coral Necklace Worn by the Child Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a brown-stained molded frame, the coral More ...

Large Southeast Woven Cane Basket

Large Southeast Woven Cane Basket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$738$600

Large Southeast Woven Cane Basket, 19th century, Cherokee, two-color form woven in rivercane with square bottom, high round shoulder, and flared rim, in a contrasting light and dark brown stained More ...

California Polychrome Basket

California Polychrome Basket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
450
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

California Polychrome Basket, c. 1900, Mission, Cahuilla, or Morongo, sumac and juncus, wide flat bottom and gently sloping sides, decorated with eagle motifs around the sides and a large six More ...

California Polychrome Basket

California Polychrome Basket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
467
Sold for:
$400$325

California Polychrome Basket, Washoe, c. 1900, globular form, with repeated four line stepped motifs with diamond lozenges, (native repair to rim damage together with another break at the rim), ht. More ...

Makah Pictorial Lidded Basket

Makah Pictorial Lidded Basket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
487
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Makah Pictorial Lidded Basket, c. 1900, flat-bottom squat basket decorated with two reindeer, the lid decorated with black bands, old label on the bottom, ht. 5, wd. 7 in. Provenance: Samuel More ...

Two Northwest Coast Basketry Bottles

Two Northwest Coast Basketry Bottles

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
489
Unsold
 

Two Northwest Coast Basketry Bottles, the shorter Tsimshian, c. 1900, with twined cedar bark and polychrome decorations over a jar, the second Tlingit, c. 1900, with bark-twined spruce root on a More ...

Tlingit Polychrome Pictorial Basket

Tlingit Polychrome Pictorial Basket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
493
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Tlingit Polychrome Pictorial Basket, late 19th century, featuring a frieze of killer whales and seals framed by two double bands above and below, with old label attached which reads "spruce root," More ...

John Joseph Enneking (American, 1841-1916)      Apple Blossoms

John Joseph Enneking (American, 1841-1916) Apple Blossoms

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

John Joseph Enneking (American, 1841-1916) Apple Blossoms Signed "Enneking" l.r. Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 30 1/4 in. (56.5 x 76.8 cm), framed. Condition: Wax lined, scattered retouch, fine More ...

Curie, Marie (1867-1934) Signed Photograph and Autograph Note Signed, 1921.

Curie, Marie (1867-1934) Signed Photograph and Autograph Note Signed, 1921.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$28,290$23,000

Curie, Marie (1867-1934) Signed Photograph and Autograph Note Signed, 1921. Henri Manuel's (1874-1947) black-and-white photographic portrait of Curie in a patterned blouse and dark jacket, signed More ...

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamatio

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamatio

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamation. The Frailty of Human Nature, the Wants of Individuals, and More ...

Crissman, Joshua (1833-1922) and William Isaac Marshall (1840-1906) Views in the Yellowstone National Park.

Crissman, Joshua (1833-1922) and William Isaac Marshall (1840-1906) Views in the Yellowstone National Park.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1072
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Crissman, Joshua (1833-1922) and William Isaac Marshall (1840-1906) Views in the Yellowstone National Park. Fitchburg: Marshall, 1876. Folio, volume one only (as identified on spine), no printed More ...

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Sett

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Sett

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1080
Sold for:
$431$350

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Settlements in New England. Boston: S. Kneeland & T. Green, 1738. More ...

Attributed to Henry Bacon (American, 1839-1912)      Seated Nude in a Landscape

Attributed to Henry Bacon (American, 1839-1912) Seated Nude in a Landscape

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1229
Sold for:
$135$110

Attributed to Henry Bacon (American, 1839-1912) Seated Nude in a Landscape. Unsigned, attributed to "N. Bacon" on a presentation plaque and on an auction label from Young Fine Arts, North More ...

Three Early Brass Candlesticks

Three Early Brass Candlesticks

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1391
Sold for:
$197$160

Three Early Brass Candlesticks, 17th/18th century, ht. to 10 in. Provenance: Collection of Cora and Benjamin Ginsburg, Northeast Auctions, 2003. More ...

Unusual Zenith Open-face Alarm Watch

Unusual Zenith Open-face Alarm Watch

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$861$700

Unusual Zenith Open-face Alarm Watch, c. 1930s silvered dial with bold luminous arabic numerals, sunk seconds at 6 and alarm dial at 12, and Mercedes hands, hinged rear case and cuvette, 14-jewel More ...

Gardner Parker No. 126 Inlaid Mahogany Tall Clock

Gardner Parker No. 126 Inlaid Mahogany Tall Clock

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Gardner Parker No. 126 Inlaid Mahogany Tall Clock, c. 1798, fret-top case with freestanding reeded columns flanking the roman numeral painted iron dial reading in the arch "Warranted for Noah B. More ...

Jacob I. Greenleaf (American, 1887-1968)      Water Lilies

Jacob I. Greenleaf (American, 1887-1968) Water Lilies

Auction:
3217T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2019
Lot:
1154
Sold for:
$554$450

Jacob I. Greenleaf (American, 1887-1968) Water Lilies. Signed "J. Greenleaf" l.l., identified on the artist's label and on a label from the Rockport Art Association 2012 auction, both affixed to More ...