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Black-painted Round Pantry Box

Black-painted Round Pantry Box

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1346
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Black-painted Round Pantry Box, 19th century, finger-lapped seam with brass tack fasteners, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 5 in. More ...

Plains Pipe Tomahawk

Plains Pipe Tomahawk

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
167
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Plains Pipe Tomahawk, third quarter 19th century, with forged head, the ash handle with four bands of brass tacks, the haft pierced for the leather, bead, and shell attachment, dark patina, More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Horn Powder Flask

Northwest Coast Carved Horn Powder Flask

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$800$650

Northwest Coast Carved Horn Powder Flask, 19th century, carved horn with wood stopper and bottom, stopper attached with cord, lg. 3 3/4 in. More ...

Two Brass Infill Woodworking Shoulder Planes

Two Brass Infill Woodworking Shoulder Planes

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Brass Infill Woodworking Shoulder Planes, brass bodies with iron soles and walnut infill, lg. 8 in. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online The Marvill Collection More ...

Stained Walnut English Long Case Clock

Stained Walnut English Long Case Clock

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$492$400

Stained Walnut English Long Case Clock, Birmingham, England, carved rosette swan's-neck hood with freestanding turned columns flanking the roman numeral painted iron dial with moon's phase in the More ...

Two Pairs of Brass Ring-turned Andirons

Two Pairs of Brass Ring-turned Andirons

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$86$70

Two Pairs of Brass Ring-turned Andirons, 19th century, ht. to 18 1/4 in. More ...

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1074
Sold for:
$62$50

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass, 9 3/4-in. dia. brass ring calibrated in four quadrants, wet compass (now dry) mounted to a brass gimbal and housed in a later copper drum, overall dia. 13 in. More ...

6-inch Brass Sextant

6-inch Brass Sextant

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1079
Sold for:
$62$50

6-inch Brass Sextant, index arm (damage) with magnifier and fine adjustment (damage), silvered scale, and sunshades. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

6-inch Gimbaled Brass-cased Compass

6-inch Gimbaled Brass-cased Compass

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1081
Sold for:
$111$90

6-inch Gimbaled Brass-cased Compass, unmarked, housed in a later box. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Pair of English Brass Beehive Candlesticks and an Engraved Brass Tobacco Box

Pair of English Brass Beehive Candlesticks and an Engraved Brass Tobacco Box

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1097
Sold for:
$62$50

Pair of English Brass Beehive Candlesticks and an Engraved Brass Tobacco Box, ht. to 9 in. More ...

Webster Thirty-hour Tall Clock

Webster Thirty-hour Tall Clock

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1144
Sold for:
$221$180

Webster Thirty-hour Tall Clock, Salop, England, composite brass dial with chapter ring marked "Webster, Salop," quarter-sawn oak case, brass thirty-hour time and strike pull-up movement powered by a More ...

French Rosewood Veneered Mercury Wheel Barometer

French Rosewood Veneered Mercury Wheel Barometer

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1179
Sold for:
$86$70

French Rosewood Veneered Mercury Wheel Barometer, with inset thermometer in the throat, embossed brass dial surround and porcelain dial under the convex colorless glass cover, terminating in a small More ...

M.F. DeSouza Value Steam Pump Patent Model

M.F. DeSouza Value Steam Pump Patent Model

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1185
Sold for:
$554$450

M.F. DeSouza Value Steam Pump Patent Model, 10-in. long black-painted brass housing with original paper patent reading "no. 225,545 1880" and marked as above. Clocks, Watches & Scientific More ...

French Carriage Clock with Alarm

French Carriage Clock with Alarm

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1241
Sold for:
$923$750

French Carriage Clock with Alarm, beveled glass and brass case enclosing the roman numeral porcelain dial with subsidiary alarm, eight-day time and half-hour strike platform-escapement movement, ht. More ...

Christian Becker Inc. Balance Scale

Christian Becker Inc. Balance Scale

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1361
Sold for:
$86$70

Christian Becker Inc. Balance Scale, New York, with lacquered-brass pillar, calibrated scale with maker's name, graduated balance with two pans, thumbscrew lock, drawer, and glass cabinet, wd. 16 More ...

George III Mahogany Breakfast Table

George III Mahogany Breakfast Table

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$246$200

George III Mahogany Breakfast Table, England, late 18th century, top with reeded edge, single drawer with brass pulls, answering false drawer, set on turned pedestal support, four curved legs ending More ...

Pair of Marble and Brass Columnar Table Lamps and a Two-piece Brass-mounted Marble Garniture

Pair of Marble and Brass Columnar Table Lamps and a Two-piece Brass-mounted Marble Garniture

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1103
Sold for:
$338$275

Pair of Marble and Brass Columnar Table Lamps and a Two-piece Brass-mounted Marble Garniture, ht. to 38 in. More ...

Two Pairs of Brass Andirons, a Brush, a Shovel, and a Fireplace Tool Stand.     Estimate $100-200

Two Pairs of Brass Andirons, a Brush, a Shovel, and a Fireplace Tool Stand. Estimate $100-200

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1114
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Pairs of Brass Andirons, a Brush, a Shovel, and a Fireplace Tool Stand. More ...

Chelsea Brass and Glass Ship's Bell Clock

Chelsea Brass and Glass Ship's Bell Clock

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1141
Sold for:
$277$225

Chelsea Brass and Glass Ship's Bell Clock, early to mid-20th century, serial #275856, dia. 7 3/4 in. More ...

Small Schatz Brass and Glass Ship's Bell Clock

Small Schatz Brass and Glass Ship's Bell Clock

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1341
Sold for:
$123$100

Small Schatz Brass and Glass Ship's Bell Clock, dia. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Five Pernambuco Contrabass Bow Blanks

Five Pernambuco Contrabass Bow Blanks

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1513
Unsold
 

Five Pernambuco Contrabass Bow Blanks, two with Lucchi meter range 5.0 to 5.1. Musical Instruments online More ...

Lutherie Supplies

Lutherie Supplies

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1553
Sold for:
$554$450

Lutherie Supplies, including thickness gauge, brass finger planes, saws, rasps, reamers, shavers, and clamps. Provenance: The estate of Geoffrey Ovington. Musical Instruments online More ...

Wedgwood-mounted Brass Fender

Wedgwood-mounted Brass Fender

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
534
Sold for:
$123$100

Wedgwood-mounted Brass Fender, England, late 19th/early 20th century, three pale blue jasper medallions depicting classical female figures, set in metal frames joined by garlands, on a curved base, More ...

Mahogany Banjo Barometer

Mahogany Banjo Barometer

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$185$150

Mahogany Banjo Barometer, England, early 19th century, shaped case with gilt decoration, hygrometer, thermometer, barometer with engraved brass dial, and a level, ht. 28 in. Note: Barometers More ...

English Quarter-hour Chiming Tall Clock

English Quarter-hour Chiming Tall Clock

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

English Quarter-hour Chiming Tall Clock, carved swan's neck hood with freestanding fluted tapered columns flanking the composite brass dial with moon phase in arch, applied silvered chapter ring, More ...

Three Brass and Glass Crystal Regulators

Three Brass and Glass Crystal Regulators

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$554$450

Three Brass and Glass Crystal Regulators, two French champleve examples with faux mercury pendulums, and a bow-front Seth Thomas example, ht. 11 in. More ...

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass, Troy, New York, c. 1834-45, original lacquered instrument with 7-in. engraved brass dial, slide weight blued-steel needle, inset bubble levels, marked "J. Hanks More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Compass with Sighting Scope

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Compass with Sighting Scope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Compass with Sighting Scope, Troy, New York, c. 1910, lacquered brass instrument with 7-in. silvered dial engraved as above with fleur-de-lis representing north, vernier More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$215$175

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses, Troy, New York, lacquered brass instruments with 4-in. engraved silvered dials with fleur-de-lis representing north, folding vanes, and marked as above, one More ...

Unmarked Cased Anemometer

Unmarked Cased Anemometer

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
352
Sold for:
$554$450

Unmarked Cased Anemometer, lacquered brass instrument with silvered geared wheel calibrated 0-90, propeller blade and directional blade, housed in a fitted mahogany box. Provenance: The More ...