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Edward Percy Moran (American, 1862-1935)      George Washington and Bride

Edward Percy Moran (American, 1862-1935) George Washington and Bride

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2019
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Edward Percy Moran (American, 1862-1935) George Washington and Bride Signed "E. PERCY-MORAN" l.l. Oil on canvas, 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm), framed. Condition: Rippling, varnish More ...

Colored Gold Leaf on Painted Linen Vase of Flowers with Hummingbird

Colored Gold Leaf on Painted Linen Vase of Flowers with Hummingbird

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
750A
Unsold
 

Colored Gold Leaf on Painted Linen Vase of Flowers with Hummingbird, America, early 19th century, the central vase issuing green leafy branches and red rosebuds, all rendered in gold leaf, the More ...

Georg Eberhard Rumphius (German, 1627-1702)    Two Framed Botanical Prints from Herbarium Amboinense

Georg Eberhard Rumphius (German, 1627-1702) Two Framed Botanical Prints from Herbarium Amboinense

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$246$200

Georg Eberhard Rumphius (German, 1627-1702) Two Framed Botanical Prints from Herbarium Amboinense, 1743 edition, Table XLI and LXXVI. Unsigned, numbered in the plates, identified on photocopies More ...

Chancay Painted Anthropomorphic Amphora

Chancay Painted Anthropomorphic Amphora

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1012
Unsold
 

Chancay Painted Anthropomorphic Amphora, c. 800-1200 AD, on a rounded base, the neck with modeled low relief face, painted arms with small attached hands holding a cup, with painted legs and two More ...

Genuine Hollands Geneva, 1 42oz. bottle

Genuine Hollands Geneva, 1 42oz. bottle

Auction:
3264T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Jun 18, 2019
Lot:
1609
Sold for:
$338$275

Genuine Hollands Geneva Holland John De Kuyper & Son, Rotterdam, "box gin bottle," c. 1900, some cork damage, wax capsule mostly worn away, evidence of seepage, no proof stated Due to condition More ...

Scotch Whiskey 1885, 1 bottle

Scotch Whiskey 1885, 1 bottle

Auction:
3264T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Jun 18, 2019
Lot:
1653
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Scotch Whiskey 1885 Scotland ME Bellows' Son, New York, New York, "Imported via London, 1890," bottled c. 1900s, u: mid shoulder, some label damage, cork tight with age appropriate mushrooming, no More ...

Pottery Horse

Pottery Horse

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1106
Sold for:
$185$150

Pottery Horse, China, possibly Tang dynasty, standing on all fours, red earthenware with traces of black, red, and green pigments, ht. 17 1/2 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Pair of Delft Tobacco Jar Lamps

Pair of Delft Tobacco Jar Lamps

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1462
Sold for:
$800$650

Pair of Delft Tobacco Jar Lamps, 19th century, one marked "VARINUS," the other "W/SNUIF," ht. 12 in. More ...

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$338$275

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, c. 1890, made from a legging, soft hide with yellow pigments, the beaded panel with repeated hourglass patterns on both sides, on a white ground, with short fringe, More ...

African Wood Mask

African Wood Mask

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
178
Sold for:
$123$100

African Wood Mask, Ivory Coast, wood and pigments, hollowed out, with cut-out eyes and holes around the rim for attachments, ht. 13, wd. 7 in. More ...

Two Pairs of Northeast Wood and Rawhide Snowshoes

Two Pairs of Northeast Wood and Rawhide Snowshoes

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Pairs of Northeast Wood and Rawhide Snowshoes, c. 19th century, remnant pigments on the larger pair, both decorated with wool tufts, lg. 42 1/2 and 28 in. More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1076
Sold for:
$308$250

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits. London: Murray, 1881. First edition, octavo, publisher's green cloth, More ...

Luba Gourd Fetish

Luba Gourd Fetish

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1339
Sold for:
$12$10

Luba Gourd Fetish, gourd with a male figure protruding from the top, legs wrapped in mud encased fabric, with feathers attached, the head with a hole for a horn attachment, smooth dark patina to the More ...

Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head

Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
442
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head, late 19th century, with cut-away showing the brain, regions of the brain and scalp labeled with various senses and attributes, base labeled More ...

Collection of Medical Antiques and Apparatus

Collection of Medical Antiques and Apparatus

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$185$150

Collection of Medical Antiques and Apparatus, blood pressure monitors, lab tubes, weights, and ophthalmology instruments. More ...

Chateau Fombrauge 1961, 10 bottles

Chateau Fombrauge 1961, 10 bottles

Auction:
3229B
Auction:
Fine Wines - Apr 04, 2019
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$800$650

Chateau Fombrauge 1961 St. Emilion, Grand Cru Classe u: three into neck, four bottom neck, three very top shoulder, wrinkling and staining to two capsules, nick to one capsule base, damp More ...

Famille Verte Plaque

Famille Verte Plaque

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$615$500

Famille Verte Plaque, China, Kangxi style, circular, decorated with a bird and flower with butterflies, encircled with a floral honeycomb pattern band, gilt details, mounted in a lacquered wood More ...

Colored Gold Leaf on Painted Linen Vase of Flowers with Hummingbird

Colored Gold Leaf on Painted Linen Vase of Flowers with Hummingbird

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
267
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Colored Gold Leaf on Painted Linen Vase of Flowers with Hummingbird, America, early 19th century, the central vase issuing green leafy branches and red rosebuds, all rendered in gold leaf, the More ...

American School, 20th Century    The Monitor   and the Merrimack

American School, 20th Century The Monitor and the Merrimack

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1088A
Sold for:
$111$90

American School, 20th Century The Monitor and the Merrimack. Signed "Gould" l.r. Oil on board, 18 x 34 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: No obvious retouch. Provenance: The More ...

Large Bronze Figure of a Nude Woman with an Amphora

Large Bronze Figure of a Nude Woman with an Amphora

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1301
Sold for:
$554$450

Large Bronze Figure of a Nude Woman with an Amphora, 20th century, base signed "A deLuca," ht. 46 in. More ...

Luba Gourd Fetish

Luba Gourd Fetish

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1475
Unsold
 

Luba Gourd Fetish, gourd with a male figure protruding from the top, legs wrapped in mud encased fabric, with feathers attached, the head with a hole for a horn attachment, smooth dark patina to the More ...

African Ngbaka Mask

African Ngbaka Mask

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1484
Sold for:
$185$150

African Ngbaka Mask, hollowed-out form with pierced open mouth and metal teeth, long elongated nose and pierced eyes, kaolin and black pigments, ht. 10 1/4 in. More ...

Chancay Painted Anthropomorphic Amphora

Chancay Painted Anthropomorphic Amphora

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
46
Unsold
 

Chancay Painted Anthropomorphic Amphora, c. 800-1200 AD, on a rounded base, the neck with modeled low relief face, painted arms with small attached hands holding a cup, with painted legs and two More ...

Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua

Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$800$650

Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua, c. 1820-40s, sperm whale tooth pendant pierced at either end for suspension, with faint traces of two names inscribed on one side, smooth patina with rich golden More ...

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?.

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$523$425

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?. Single wove bifolium Stilegate, Limpsfield, Surrey writing paper, inscribed over four pages, to a Dr. Solly [?], commenting on More ...

Bartram, William (1739-1823) Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country.

Bartram, William (1739-1823) Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
79
Unsold
 

Bartram, William (1739-1823) Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country. Dublin: for J. Moore, W. Jones, R. McAllister, and J. Rice, 1793. Octavo, More ...

Carson, Rachel (1907-1964) Silent Spring  , First Edition.

Carson, Rachel (1907-1964) Silent Spring , First Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$246$200

Carson, Rachel (1907-1964) Silent Spring, First Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Stated first printing, octavo, bound in publisher's green cloth (one corner bumped), in publisher's dust More ...

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

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

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, First American Edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1860. Octavo, bound in publisher's green textured cloth, More ...

Gould, John (1804-1881) and Elizabeth Gould (1804-1841) Red-Chested Dottrel.

Gould, John (1804-1881) and Elizabeth Gould (1804-1841) Red-Chested Dottrel.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$123$100

Gould, John (1804-1881) and Elizabeth Gould (1804-1841) Red-Chested Dottrel. [from] Birds of Europe, London: Printed for the Author by C. Hallmandel, 1832-37. Folio-format chromolithograph, framed, More ...

Cherry Drop-leaf Table

Cherry Drop-leaf Table

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
407
Sold for:
$123$100

Cherry Drop-leaf Table, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top with small drop leaves above straight skirt, square tapering legs, and cross-stretchers, ht. 26 3/4, wd. 36, dp. 21, leaf More ...