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Eighteen Pieces of Drafting Instruments

Eighteen Pieces of Drafting Instruments

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1048
Estimate:
$200 - $400

Eighteen Pieces of Drafting Instruments, a six-foot wood and metal rule, boxwood rules, folding rules, calipers, marking gauges, and a drafting set. More ...

Langdorff Six-air Interchangeable Cylinder Musical Box and Table

Langdorff Six-air Interchangeable Cylinder Musical Box and Table

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
444
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Langdorff Six-air Interchangeable Cylinder Musical Box and Table, Switzerland, c. 1890, with four cylinders, double-spring motor, single comb with zither attachment, engraved shield-form tune More ...

Boxwood Carving of a Mountain Range

Boxwood Carving of a Mountain Range

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
523
Unsold
 

Boxwood Carving of a Mountain Range, Japan, with a waterfall, trees, and temples in plateaus, signed "Masanori" to one side, on a conforming base, overall ht. 7 in. More ...

American Boxwood Clarinet in C, Samuel Graves, Winchester, c. 1830

American Boxwood Clarinet in C, Samuel Graves, Winchester, c. 1830

Auction:
3260B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Jun 02, 2019
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$246$200

American Boxwood Clarinet in C, Samuel Graves, Winchester, c. 1830, the bell stamped GRAVES & Co./WINCHESTER/N. H./C with an eagle device. More ...

Boxwood Clarinet and One-keyed Fife

Boxwood Clarinet and One-keyed Fife

Auction:
3260B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Jun 02, 2019
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$215$175

Boxwood Clarinet and One-keyed Fife, the clarinet unstamped, the fife stamped COLLIN A PARIS. More ...

Carved Boxwood Netsuke

Carved Boxwood Netsuke

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Carved Boxwood Netsuke, Japan, mid 20th century, in the shape of a sumo wrestler performing a warm-up exercise, lacquered details, signed "Masatoshi," ht. 3 in. More ...

Two Carved Netsukes

Two Carved Netsukes

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$523$425

Two Carved Netsukes, Japan, 19th century, one bone, in the shape of sennin standing with a toad over his shoulder, unsigned; and one boxwood, in the shape of a toad, signed "Shige" to underside, lg. More ...

Carved Boxwood Netsuke

Carved Boxwood Netsuke

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$523$425

Carved Boxwood Netsuke, Japan, 19th century, "the frustrated rat catcher" with a rat under a basket and another running over his shoulder, unsigned, wd. 2 in. More ...

Two Carved Wood Netsukes

Two Carved Wood Netsukes

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
386
Sold for:
$431$350

Two Carved Wood Netsukes, Japan, one boxwood, fan-shaped, with a yokai mask on one side, signed "Jusen"; and one lacquered wood, in the shape of a standing qilin, signed "Gyokuseki" to underside, More ...

Two Alidades

Two Alidades

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1383
Sold for:
$86$70

Two Alidades, a 10-in. lacquered brass instrument marked "J.H. Steward/London" with knife-edge rules on both sides and hinged sights, and a 9-in. French boxwood and nickel-plated instrument marked More ...

American Four-keyed Boxwood Flute, Firth, Hall & Pond, New York, c. 1840

American Four-keyed Boxwood Flute, Firth, Hall & Pond, New York, c. 1840

Auction:
3170B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 11, 2018
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$277$225

American Four-keyed Boxwood Flute, Firth, Hall & Pond, New York, c. 1840, stamped FIRTH HALL & POND/N-YORK and 2530. More ...

Three Small Carved Items

Three Small Carved Items

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
407
Sold for:
$185$150

Three Small Carved Items, Japan, a crimson-lacquered dragon; a boxwood water buffalo netsuke, signed "Mitsuharu"; and a figure of a boy netsuke, unsigned, ht. to 1 5/8, wd. to 2 in. More ...

Continental Figural-carved Boxwood Hinged Box

Continental Figural-carved Boxwood Hinged Box

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2130
Sold for:
$197$160

Continental Figural-carved Boxwood Hinged Box, each side with carved battle scenes in high relief, likely depicting the French Revolution, the lid inscribed "DESAIX," lg. 3 1/2 in. More ...

American Boxwood Clarinet in C, Samuel Graves, Winchester, c. 1830

American Boxwood Clarinet in C, Samuel Graves, Winchester, c. 1830

Auction:
3109T
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 14, 2018
Lot:
1242
Unsold
 

American Boxwood Clarinet in C, Samuel Graves, Winchester, c. 1830, the bell stamped GRAVES & Co./WINCHESTER/N. H./C with an eagle device. More ...

Six Bottle Family Carpenter's or Cabinetmaker's Tools

Six Bottle Family Carpenter's or Cabinetmaker's Tools

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Six Bottle Family Carpenter's or Cabinetmaker's Tools, Harrietsham, Kent, England, 18th century, a back saw marked on the handle "B B 1785," a boxwood square marked "x B x Bottle 1760," with brass More ...

Four Chairmaker's Profile Planes

Four Chairmaker's Profile Planes

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
205
Sold for:
$154$125

Four Chairmaker's Profile Planes, France, 19th century, boxwood handles marked "W. Bickmore," with individual shaped-profile iron blades, lg. 10 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

Boxwood Cabinetmaker's Bow Saw

Boxwood Cabinetmaker's Bow Saw

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$492$400

Boxwood Cabinetmaker's Bow Saw, France, 19th century, boxwood frame with 10-in. throat and carved or rasped and textured grip with pinned toggle, overall lg. 17 1/2 in. Literature: L'outil et More ...

19th Century Bread Knife

19th Century Bread Knife

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

19th Century Bread Knife, Brittany, France, wrought iron curved blade terminating in a spiral, with an incised and decorated turned boxwood handle, blade lg. 13 in. Literature: Codes & Symbols More ...

Five Boxwood Rules

Five Boxwood Rules

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$86$70

Five Boxwood Rules, 19th/20th century, each engraved with scales on all sides, some with folding brass rules, one with sliding caliper and signed "W. Flay 1887," lg. 6 1/2 to 12 in. Provenance: More ...

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$492$400

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments, England, 18th and 19th century, 22-in. measure with knife edge, marked on one side "Edw. Roberts Maker in Groceres Alley in Old Jewry London/Rob Nelson Nov. 22 More ...

Five 19th Century Marking Gauges

Five 19th Century Marking Gauges

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
295
Sold for:
$215$175

Five 19th Century Marking Gauges, a boxwood example with shaped plane marked "F.A. Pitman"; two with brass hardware, one marked "J. Perry"; and two hardwood examples, lg. 6 to 8 1/2 in. More ...

Boxwood and Ebony Silver-mounted Mallet

Boxwood and Ebony Silver-mounted Mallet

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$277$225

Boxwood and Ebony Silver-mounted Mallet, c. 1872, silver commemorative plate reading: "To Sir Thomas C. Fermor Hesketh Bar M.D., R.W.P.G.M, on the Occasion of Laying the Foundation Stone of All More ...

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$369$300

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog, France, carved and faceted boxwood body with hinged iron hold-down, lg. 10 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Four Cask or Barrel Volume Measurers

Four Cask or Barrel Volume Measurers

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$123$100

Four Cask or Barrel Volume Measurers, 19th/20th century, three ring-handled shafts with scales and maker's marks, and a boxwood and brass measurer marked "Customs & More ...

Two Slitting Gauges

Two Slitting Gauges

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
379
Sold for:
$492$400

Two Slitting Gauges, England, 19th century, brass-mounted mahogany example with boxwood rule, scrolled decorated handle, and roller below, the other one with pistol grip handle, lg. 12 to 20 in. More ...

Fourteen Plumber's Tools

Fourteen Plumber's Tools

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$12$10

Fourteen Plumber's Tools, Europe, 19th century, plumber's ring consisting of ten beads of Lignum vitae and one brass marked "Monument," with boxwood and iron wedges. Provenance: The property of More ...

Five Tools

Five Tools

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$431$350

Five Tools, Europe, a 12-in. octagonal boxwood rule marked "J. Tree/Maker/London"; two wood-handled screwdrivers; a veneer hammer; and a carved slip stone marked "Fratresse/1784/EP." Provenance: More ...

Eight Leatherworking Awls

Eight Leatherworking Awls

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
421
Sold for:
$215$175

Eight Leatherworking Awls, 19th/20th century, various profile iron blades with brass ferrules, boxwood handles, lg. 13 to 35 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

18th Century Panel Plane

18th Century Panel Plane

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
431
Unsold
 

18th Century Panel Plane, France, boxwood body with carved escapement edge, marked "1744" on one side, and "I I O T/GS(?)" on the other, "IOS" mark behind the blade and wedge, lg. 12 1/2 in. More ...

18th Century Rebate or Rabbet Radius Plane

18th Century Rebate or Rabbet Radius Plane

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
453
Sold for:
$62$50

18th Century Rebate or Rabbet Radius Plane, France, 8 1/2-in. boxwood body with small scrolled tote, tulip decoration above the wedge, both sides with shallow floral decoration and marked "CF" on More ...