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Trunk and Civil War Items Identified to Captain John W. Trafton, Company E, 27th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Trunk and Civil War Items Identified to Captain John W. Trafton, Company E, 27th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
97
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Trunk and Civil War Items Identified to Captain John W. Trafton, Company E, 27th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, c. 1861-65, a leather-covered wooden trunk with iron fittings, an officer's kepi More ...

Caribbean Cup Hilt Rapier

Caribbean Cup Hilt Rapier

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
180
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Caribbean Cup Hilt Rapier, c. mid-17th century, iron hilt, quillons, cup, and teardrop-form pommel, finely woven wire grip with brass ferrules, long double-edged blade with a central fuller, blade More ...

124th New York Carte-de-visite, Book, and Document Collection Identified to Lieutenant John W. Houston, Company D, 124th New York Volun

124th New York Carte-de-visite, Book, and Document Collection Identified to Lieutenant John W. Houston, Company D, 124th New York Volun

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
308
Estimate:
$2,000 - $4,000

124th New York Carte-de-visite, Book, and Document Collection Identified to Lieutenant John W. Houston, Company D, 124th New York Volunteer Infantry, c. late 19th to early 20th century, a CDV album More ...

Collection of Gurley Catalogs

Collection of Gurley Catalogs

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
299
Sold for:
$861$700

Collection of Gurley Catalogs, bulletins, "Electrical and Mechanical Apparatus" catalogs, service books, and a book on the Gurley history. Provenance: William H. Skerritt. More ...

Charles E. Smart Archival Material and Books

Charles E. Smart Archival Material and Books

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
328
Sold for:
$800$650

Charles E. Smart Archival Material and Books, William H. Skerritt's Catalog of the Charles E. Smart Collection of Antique Surveying Instruments, handwritten journals and book order line items, typed More ...

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)      Profil

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) Profil

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 26, 2019
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) Profil, page 10 from Lettera Amorosa, 1958-63, from the edition of 75, aside from the book edition (Vallier, 187). Signed "G Braque" in pencil l.r., numbered More ...

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      The Burning Bush

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) The Burning Bush

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 26, 2019
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) The Burning Bush, plate 27 from the series The Bible, from the edition of 100, published by Tériade, Paris, 1958 (Cramer Books, 30). Initialed "M. Ch." More ...

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      David and the Lion

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) David and the Lion

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 26, 2019
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) David and the Lion, plate 62 from the series The Bible, from the edition of 100, published by Tériade, Paris, 1958 (Cramer Books, 30). Initialed "M. More ...

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004)      Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 26, 2019
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$923$750

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City, 1975. Signed "Avedon" in ink on the verso at center, numbered "18" from an edition of "50" in ink on the verso More ...

Woodblock Print Book, Kyoiku Jorai shu   (Collection of Lady's Etiquette)

Woodblock Print Book, Kyoiku Jorai shu (Collection of Lady's Etiquette)

Auction:
3282T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 09, 2019
Lot:
1140
Unsold
 

Woodblock Print Book, Kyoiku Jorai shu (Collection of Lady's Etiquette), Japan, with fourteen woodblock prints (including two diptych) by Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912) in accordion binding, More ...

Collection of Clock Reference Books

Collection of Clock Reference Books

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1419
Sold for:
$74$60

Collection of Clock Reference Books, including books on Simon Willard, E. Howard, Chelsea, and Connecticut clocks. More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Portrait of a Young Fair-haired Boy in a Red Dress with Strawberries

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Young Fair-haired Boy in a Red Dress with Strawberries

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
524
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Young Fair-haired Boy in a Red Dress with Strawberries Unsigned. Oil on panel, the subject holding a small book, 27 x 19 1/2 in., unframed. More ...

Ammi Phillips (New York/Connecticut, 1788-1865)      Portrait of a Gentleman with His Hand on a Book

Ammi Phillips (New York/Connecticut, 1788-1865) Portrait of a Gentleman with His Hand on a Book

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
525
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Ammi Phillips (New York/Connecticut, 1788-1865) Portrait of a Gentleman with His Hand on a Book Unsigned, c. 1815. Oil on canvas, 32 1/2 x 28 in., in a later red and black paint-decorated More ...

Micah Williams (New Jersey, 1782-1837)      Portraits of a Stylish Lady and Gentleman

Micah Williams (New Jersey, 1782-1837) Portraits of a Stylish Lady and Gentleman

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
527
Sold for:
$46,125$37,500

Micah Williams (New Jersey, 1782-1837) Portraits of a Stylish Lady and Gentleman Unsigned. Pastel on paper, the blue-eyed lady wearing a lace bonnet with ribbon, a blue beaded necklace, and More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Portrait of a Young Woman in a Pink Dress

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman in a Pink Dress

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
715
Sold for:
$1,107$900

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman in a Pink Dress Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the woman with ringlet curls, her finger pointing to her place in an open book, 30 x 24 More ...

Ammi Phillips (New York/Connecticut, 1788-1865)      Portrait of Elizabeth Du Bois Bailey

Ammi Phillips (New York/Connecticut, 1788-1865) Portrait of Elizabeth Du Bois Bailey

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
756
Unsold
 

Ammi Phillips (New York/Connecticut, 1788-1865) Portrait of Elizabeth Du Bois Bailey Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the subject seen at waist length wearing a lace cap and dark dress, holding a book More ...

American School, Mid-19th Century      Portrait of a Boy in Black Holding a Flower and a Book

American School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Boy in Black Holding a Flower and a Book

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
757
Sold for:
$923$750

American School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Boy in Black Holding a Flower and a Book Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 36 x 28 in., in a later carved frame. Condition: Relined, with spots, lines, More ...

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei  , [bound with] De Trinitate.

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei , [bound with] De Trinitate.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei, [bound with] De Trinitate. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1490. Folio, illustrated with large woodcut depicting the Saint at work on verso of title, More ...

Italian School, 16th/17th Century      Martyrdom of a Saint, Possibly Peter Martyr

Italian School, 16th/17th Century Martyrdom of a Saint, Possibly Peter Martyr

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$492$400

Italian School, 16th/17th Century Martyrdom of a Saint, Possibly Peter Martyr Unsigned. Red chalk on laid, watermarked, paper, possibly a counterproof, 10 13/16 x 7 5/8 in. (27.5 x 19.5 cm), More ...

Collection of Books on Native American Art

Collection of Books on Native American Art

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1572
Sold for:
$74$60

Collection of Books on Native American Art, including a number of copies of Arizona Highways magazine. More ...

Michael Gloor Design "Springbok Desk,"

Michael Gloor Design "Springbok Desk,"

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
468
Unsold
 

Michael Gloor Design "Springbok Desk," Exeter, Rhode Island, quilted maple and wenge, ht. 38, wd. 22, dp. 30 in. Note: Michael Gloor exhibits annually at the Providence Fine Furniture Show and More ...

Contemporary Four-panel Chaekgeori   Folding Screen

Contemporary Four-panel Chaekgeori Folding Screen

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1215
Sold for:
$160$130

Contemporary Four-panel Chaekgeori Folding Screen, Korea, depicting bookshelves with scholarly items including books, seals, and small collectibles, signed "Cheonseok" with a seal, overall 35 3/4 x More ...

Group of Chinese Art Reference Books and Dealers' Catalogs

Group of Chinese Art Reference Books and Dealers' Catalogs

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1346
Sold for:
$308$250

Group of Chinese Art Reference Books and Dealers' Catalogs, including Tian Jiaqing, Classical Chinese Furniture of the Qing Dynasty, Nancy Berliner, Beyond the Screen, Wang Shixiang, Connoisseurship More ...

Two Boxes of Civil War History and Regimental History Books

Two Boxes of Civil War History and Regimental History Books

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1827
Sold for:
$677$550

Two Boxes of Civil War History and Regimental History Books, c. post-Civil War era, a Berdan's Sharpshooters regimental history, Illinois regimental histories, Pennsylvania regimental histories, More ...

Carved Book Stand

Carved Book Stand

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1078
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Carved Book Stand, 18th century, the canted surface on a faceted swelled post and rectangular base with rounded edges, overall ht. 35 1/2 in. The Marge Staufer Americana Collection More ...

Twenty-two Books

Twenty-two Books

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1129
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Twenty-two Books, late 18th/19th century, mostly educational, some literature, several books covered in printed dress fabric, one a manuscript exercise book. The Marge Staufer Americana More ...

Thirteen Early Religious Works

Thirteen Early Religious Works

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1130
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Thirteen Early Religious Works, late 17th through mid-17th century, including four bibles/testaments, three hymn books, a psalm book, and four books on religious subjects, ht. to 11 in. The Marge More ...

American School, 19th Century      Woman and Child

American School, 19th Century Woman and Child

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1739
Sold for:
$123$100

American School, 19th Century Woman and Child Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in., in a rosewood veneer frame. Condition: Minor toning, spots of staining/foxing at outer edge; More ...

Thirty-two Books and Pamphlets on Odd Fellows Organization, Procedure, and Ceremony

Thirty-two Books and Pamphlets on Odd Fellows Organization, Procedure, and Ceremony

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1847
Sold for:
$62$50

Thirty-two Books and Pamphlets on Odd Fellows Organization, Procedure, and Ceremony, Rev. Aaron B. Grosh, The Odd-Fellow's Manual (H.C. Peck & Theo. Bliss: Philadelphia, 1852); Friendship, Love, and More ...

Sixteen Books on Odd Fellows and Fraternal History

Sixteen Books on Odd Fellows and Fraternal History

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1848
Sold for:
$123$100

Sixteen Books on Odd Fellows and Fraternal History, works include Tal P. Shaffner, Odd Fellowship Illustrated (Russell Brothers: New York, 1875); Henry Leonard Stillson, The Official History and More ...