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William Spratling Duckbill Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set

William Spratling Duckbill Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$1,046$850

William Spratling Duckbill Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set, Mexico, c. 1960, long handles scrolling at the bottom, the neck in the form of a duck's head, the bowls shaped like the bill, the fork More ...

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
389
Unsold
 

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe, Haida, c. 1830-50, classic openwork form, very finely carved with at least six separate creatures depicted, a reclining raven with small figure on its head, More ...

Carved and Painted Swan Decoy

Carved and Painted Swan Decoy

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
175
Sold for:
$738$600

Carved and Painted Swan Decoy, possibly Maryland, 20th century, the head with black bill and painted eyes, curved neck on a long body, ht. 19, lg. 29 in. Provenance: Tom Longacre. The More ...

Elaborately Decorated Swordfish Bill Sword

Elaborately Decorated Swordfish Bill Sword

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Elaborately Decorated Swordfish Bill Sword, c. 1934, the blade with polychrome painted eagle and flags, swordfish, shark, and shield, carved and painted serpent's head handle, back of the blade More ...

Carved and Painted Canada Goose Decoy

Carved and Painted Canada Goose Decoy

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$221$180

Carved and Painted Canada Goose Decoy, America, 20th century, with applied head and bill, glass bead eyes, ht. 11 1/4, lg. 30 in. More ...

James I, King of England (1566-1625) The Workes of the Most High and Mightie Prince, Iames, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britaine

James I, King of England (1566-1625) The Workes of the Most High and Mightie Prince, Iames, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britaine

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

James I, King of England (1566-1625) The Workes of the Most High and Mightie Prince, Iames, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britaine, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. London: by More ...

Two European Halberd Heads

Two European Halberd Heads

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
Lot:
9
Unsold
 

Two European Halberd Heads, 17th/18th century, with broad blade, tall spike, and short bill; with partial pole, the other unhafted, lg. to 72 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Canada Goose Decoy

Carved and Painted Canada Goose Decoy

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1479
Unsold
 

Carved and Painted Canada Goose Decoy, America, 20th century, with applied head and bill, glass bead eyes, ht. 11 1/4, lg. 30 in. More ...

Group of Trade Cards, Bill Heads, and Related Ephemera

Group of Trade Cards, Bill Heads, and Related Ephemera

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1054A
Unsold
 

Group of Trade Cards, Bill Heads, and Related Ephemera, 19th and 20th century, including a Seabury & Johnson, a Tibby Brothers, an assortment of Victorian children, and a Metropolitan industrial or More ...

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection.

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1360
Sold for:
$148$120

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection. Defunct album containing twenty-four images, including: twelve tintypes of men and women; seven carte-de-visites (some More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document, Twice Signed, 25 January 1774.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document, Twice Signed, 25 January 1774.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document, Twice Signed, 25 January 1774. Single leaf inscribed and signed by Washington on both sides, billing Richard Smith for a survey of land granted to him for More ...

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection.

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
336
Unsold
 

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection. Defunct album containing twenty-four images, including: twelve tintypes of men and women; seven carte-de-visites (some More ...

Pair of Baldpate Duck Decoys

Pair of Baldpate Duck Decoys

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1170
Sold for:
$197$160

Pair of Baldpate Duck Decoys, William (Bill) H. Cranmer (1917-2008), Long Beach, New Jersey, 1963, solid bodies with glass eyes on turned heads, both signed on bases, (both with small paint losses More ...

American Silver Flute and a 19th Century French Wood Piccolo

American Silver Flute and a 19th Century French Wood Piccolo

Auction:
2892B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 22, 2016
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$554$450

American Silver Flute and a 19th Century French Wood Piccolo, the flute body joint with gold cartouche and engraved A.G BADGER / MAKER / NEW YORK, with a wood head joint; the piccolo stamped More ...

Carved and Painted Wood and Canvas Oversized Eider Decoy

Carved and Painted Wood and Canvas Oversized Eider Decoy

Auction:
2880B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 27, 2016
Lot:
531
Sold for:
$984$800

Carved and Painted Wood and Canvas Oversized Eider Decoy, possibly Maine, early 20th century, the head carved with a fish in the bill, the canvas body tacked around a wood frame, old paint, (losses More ...

Pair of White Cloisonne Caparisoned Elephants

Pair of White Cloisonne Caparisoned Elephants

Auction:
2810B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - May 16, 2015
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$24,600$20,000

Pair of White Cloisonne Caparisoned Elephants, China, 18th century, each standing with its head turned to the side, trunk curled upward, the white body stippled with gilt dots, the back adorned with More ...

Two Canes with Carved Knops

Two Canes with Carved Knops

Auction:
2743T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2014
Lot:
1406
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Two Canes with Carved Knops, 19th century, the first with a turbaned man, on an inlaid ebony stick, the second with carved head of a large-billed bird, lg. 36, 35 1/2 in. More ...

Sleeping Bluebill Decoy

Sleeping Bluebill Decoy

Auction:
2739T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 10, 2014
Lot:
1450
Sold for:
$185$150

Sleeping Bluebill Decoy, reportedly James Kelson, Lake St. Clair, Michigan, mid-20th century, carved balsa wood figure with head tucked in, delineated bill, and inset glass eyes, with keel, ht. 7, More ...

Donleavy, James Patrick (b. 1926) A Singular Man ,  Three Signed Copies.

Donleavy, James Patrick (b. 1926) A Singular Man , Three Signed Copies.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
120
Sold for:
$154$125

Donleavy, James Patrick (b. 1926) A Singular Man, Three Signed Copies. The first American edition, Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [1963]; the first English edition, London: Bodley Head, [1964]; More ...

Sleeping Bluebill Decoy

Sleeping Bluebill Decoy

Auction:
2709T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 24, 2014
Lot:
552
Unsold
 

Sleeping Bluebill Decoy, reportedly James Kelson, Lake St. Clair, Michigan, mid-20th century, carved balsa wood figure with head tucked in, delineated bill, and inset glass eyes, with keel, ht. 7, More ...

Black Duck Decoy

Black Duck Decoy

Auction:
2709T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 24, 2014
Lot:
553
Sold for:
$277$225

Black Duck Decoy, attributed to Ira Hudson (1876-1949), Chincoteague, Virginia, early 20th century, oversize form with tack eyes, molded head with delineated bill, worn paint with pronounced green More ...

Sandpiper Decoy

Sandpiper Decoy

Auction:
2709T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 24, 2014
Lot:
563
Sold for:
$431$350

Sandpiper Decoy, possibly New Jersey, early to mid-20th century, flat body with laid back head with carved tapered wooden bill, mounted on a small mahogany plinth, (scattered paint loss), overall More ...

Artist-designed Pop Art "Modern Head" Pendant/Brooch, Roy Lichtenstein

Artist-designed Pop Art "Modern Head" Pendant/Brooch, Roy Lichtenstein

Auction:
2693B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 10, 2013
Lot:
142
Sold for:
$4,500$3,750

Artist-designed Pop Art "Modern Head" Pendant/Brooch, Roy Lichtenstein, c. 1968, made by Multiples Inc., designed as an abstract polychrome enamel head with "Benday" dots, 3 x 2 3/8 in., reverse More ...

Pair of Painted Cast Iron Dove Figures

Pair of Painted Cast Iron Dove Figures

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
499
Unsold
 

Pair of Painted Cast Iron Dove Figures, 19th century, the figures with turned heads and outstretched wings, old off-white surface, now darkened to a shaded tan, mounted on a wood base, (paint loss, More ...

Merganser Hen Decoy

Merganser Hen Decoy

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
578
Sold for:
$270$225

Merganser Hen Decoy, unknown maker, possibly New York, early 20th century, two-piece body with inset glass eyes, delineated bill, old, possibly original surface, painted "F" on bottom, (paint wear, More ...

Premier Grade Green Wing Teal Drake

Premier Grade Green Wing Teal Drake

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
581
Sold for:
$480$400

Premier Grade Green Wing Teal Drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, hollow figure with glass eyes, old possibly original surface, with "HCW" stenciled on the bottom, (head and body hit by More ...

Canvasback Duck Decoy

Canvasback Duck Decoy

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
586
Sold for:
$400$325

Canvasback Duck Decoy, unknown maker, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey area, c. 1910, slightly-turned high-held head, with delineated bill, with original lead pad weight, old worn and flaking painted More ...

Large Group of Boxed and Partial Sets of U.S. Coins, Stamps, and Bills

Large Group of Boxed and Partial Sets of U.S. Coins, Stamps, and Bills

Auction:
2677M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 09, 2013
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$720$600

Large Group of Boxed and Partial Sets of U.S. Coins, Stamps, and Bills, including six boxed sets of presidential dollars, Postal Commemorative Society sets including "100 Years of Lincoln Coins and More ...

Carved Maple Cane with Eagle Head Handle

Carved Maple Cane with Eagle Head Handle

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
617
Sold for:
$480$400

Carved Maple Cane with Eagle Head Handle, America, late 19th/early 20th century, carved eagle head handle with incised feathers, dark stained bill closed around a carved ball, the shaft with spiral, More ...

Pair of Rare Ward Brothers Widgeon Decoys

Pair of Rare Ward Brothers Widgeon Decoys

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$132,000$110,000

Pair of Rare Ward Brothers Widgeon Decoys, Lemuel T. Ward (1896-1983) and Stephen Ward (1895-1976), Crisfield, Maryland, early 20th century, turned-head figures with original paint, (minor losses, More ...