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Salmon-painted and Tack-decorated Pine Document Box

Salmon-painted and Tack-decorated Pine Document Box

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2019
Lot:
768
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Salmon-painted and Tack-decorated Pine Document Box, early 19th century, with brass bail handle on the lid and tack decoration on the sides, ht. 5 5/8, wd. 12 3/4, dp. 6 5/8 in. The property of More ...

Group of Civil War Items

Group of Civil War Items

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
25
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Group of Civil War Items, c. 1861-65, a cap box with a brass New York badge on the flap, a musket tool, two musket worms, a ball puller, a tompion, a friction primer with a note that says "Friction More ...

Civil War-era Rope Tension Militia Drum

Civil War-era Rope Tension Militia Drum

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
45
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Civil War-era Rope Tension Militia Drum, c. 1850s-60s, red-painted hoops, plain shell with designs painted around the vent and brass tacks, dia. 16 7/8, ht. 15 in. Provenance: The collection of More ...

Civil War Regulation Painted Rope Tension Drum and Sticks

Civil War Regulation Painted Rope Tension Drum and Sticks

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
68
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Civil War Regulation Painted Rope Tension Drum and Sticks, c. 1861-65, red-painted upper and lower hoops, shell painted blue with an eagle, shield, sunburst, and banner marked "REGT./U.S./ More ...

Group of Civil War Items Owned by William F. Clarke, Company A, 1st Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry

Group of Civil War Items Owned by William F. Clarke, Company A, 1st Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
294
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Group of Civil War Items Owned by William F. Clarke, Company A, 1st Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry, c. 1861-65, a Model 1860 Light Cavalry saber and scabbard, brass-tacked box, CDV of Clarke in More ...

Hopkins & Allen Shotgun

Hopkins & Allen Shotgun

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
397
Estimate:
$20 - $200

Hopkins & Allen Shotgun, c. 20th century, serial number 43271, 12 gauge, walnut stock and forend with brass tacks and leather wrapping, barrel lg. 30, overall lg. 45 in. Note: FFL. More ...

Small Blue-painted Dome-top Box

Small Blue-painted Dome-top Box

Auction:
3303T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 29, 2019
Lot:
1395
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Small Blue-painted Dome-top Box, America, mid-19th century, dovetail construction, marked "T" on the lid in brass tacks, ht. 6 1/4, wd. 11 3/4, dp. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Nicolaus de Ausmo (d. 1453) Supplementum Summae Pisanellae  , Manuscript on Parchment.

Nicolaus de Ausmo (d. 1453) Supplementum Summae Pisanellae , Manuscript on Parchment.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$39,975$32,500

Nicolaus de Ausmo (d. 1453) Supplementum Summae Pisanellae, Manuscript on Parchment. Italy, mid-15th century. Small quarto format manuscript, 360 leaves, in quires of ten leaves, with horizontal More ...

Polychrome Painted Pine Dome-top Chest

Polychrome Painted Pine Dome-top Chest

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$185$150

Polychrome Painted Pine Dome-top Chest, possibly Scandinavia, 19th century, top with initials "I K" set in brass-headed tacks, exterior decorated with chevrons and stylized flowers, interior with More ...

Plains Hide-wrapped War Club

Plains Hide-wrapped War Club

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1190
Sold for:
$554$450

Plains Hide-wrapped War Club, fourth quarter 19th century, hide-wrapped stone head club, with brass tacks at each end of handle, lg. 26 in. More ...

Black-painted Round Pantry Box

Black-painted Round Pantry Box

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1346
Sold for:
$461$375

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

Black- and Silver-painted Wood Odd Fellows Sword and Shield

Black- and Silver-painted Wood Odd Fellows Sword and Shield

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1867
Sold for:
$123$100

Black- and Silver-painted Wood Odd Fellows Sword and Shield, America, 19th/early 20th century, the spruce shield with silver-painted center, brass tack border, and black-painted edging, the back More ...

Vintage Louis Vuitton Suitcase

Vintage Louis Vuitton Suitcase

Auction:
3258T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 29, 2019
Lot:
1033
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Vintage Louis Vuitton Suitcase, early 20th century, with brass mountings, latches, and lock, hinged lid opens to a lift-out tray, labeled and numbered "772908," marked on the leather trim, the More ...

Kiowa Beaded Cloth and Hide Model Cradle

Kiowa Beaded Cloth and Hide Model Cradle

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
130
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Kiowa Beaded Cloth and Hide Model Cradle, c. 1890, the boards with large brass tacks as crosses at the tips, the canvas and hide cover beaded with bold multicolor designs and patterns on various More ...

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Cradle

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Cradle

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Cradle, first quarter 20th century, with classic Cheyenne geometric designs done in glass and metallic seed beads, the boards painted dark red and with brass tacks at the edge, 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 ...

Carved and Painted Militia Soldier Whirligig

Carved and Painted Militia Soldier Whirligig

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Carved and Painted Militia Soldier Whirligig, 19th century, the figure dressed in a blue tailcoat with brass tack buttons, red trousers with black boots, and a tall red hat, the arms with long red More ...

Black-painted Round Pantry Box

Black-painted Round Pantry Box

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
219
Unsold
 

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

Konda Sword and Scabbard

Konda Sword and Scabbard

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$431$350

Konda Sword and Scabbard, Congo, hilt and scabbard in wood, decorated on one side with brass tacks, wire on handle, lg. in scabbard 19 1/2 in. Provenance: Private collection, Newton, More ...

Nez Perce Beaded Cloth Model Cradle

Nez Perce Beaded Cloth Model Cradle

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
264
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Nez Perce Beaded Cloth Model Cradle, fourth quarter 19th century, cloth-wrapped board with geometric beaded panels, the larger backed on leather, tooled and brass tacked leather panel at the feet More ...

Central Plains Pipe Tomahawk

Central Plains Pipe Tomahawk

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$4,551$3,700

Central Plains Pipe Tomahawk, third quarter 19th century, with forged head, the ash handle with brass tacks, and pierced three times for attachments, lg. 20 1/2 in. Provenance: Private More ...

Pair of Plains Quillwork Leg Cuffs

Pair of Plains Quillwork Leg Cuffs

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$369$300

Pair of Plains Quillwork Leg Cuffs, fourth quarter 19th century, backed by red trade cloth, with leather strips top and bottom, decorated with brass tack-work, with shell and colored feathers More ...

French Model 1768 Musket Altered to Percussion and Native American Used

French Model 1768 Musket Altered to Percussion and Native American Used

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

French Model 1768 Musket Altered to Percussion and Native American Used, c. 1768, .70 caliber, walnut stock with extended butt, brass tacks, and rawhide-wrapped forestock, lock marked "US" and "St More ...

Indian Used, Cut Down, U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle

Indian Used, Cut Down, U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$738$600

Indian Used, Cut Down, U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle, c. 1884, serial number 495268, .45-70 caliber, walnut stock with brass tacks and some light carving and rawhide wrapped around the More ...

Two Small Tramp Art Mirrors

Two Small Tramp Art Mirrors

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1567
Sold for:
$98$80

Two Small Tramp Art Mirrors, America, early 20th century, the frames of layered construction with sawtooth carving and triangle, circle, and line patterns, the large frame with paint highlights, the More ...

Carved and Painted Folk Art Snake-form Root Cane

Carved and Painted Folk Art Snake-form Root Cane

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1582
Sold for:
$246$200

Carved and Painted Folk Art Snake-form Root Cane, late 19th/early 20th century, the curved handhold with three snake heads painted with spots and with brass tack eyes, above a brass collar and More ...

Suriname Stool

Suriname Stool

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1080
Unsold
 

Suriname Stool, late 19th century, wood and brass tacks, ht. 9, lg. 14 3/4 in. More ...

Bamana-style Chi-Wara Headdress

Bamana-style Chi-Wara Headdress

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1173
Sold for:
$74$60

Bamana-style Chi-Wara Headdress, wood, leather, and brass tacks, (repair to the tail), ht. 16 1/2, lg. 24 in. More ...

Oval Stool with Floral Needlework Top

Oval Stool with Floral Needlework Top

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
638
Sold for:
$554$450

Oval Stool with Floral Needlework Top, America, 19th century, the cushion worked with a spray of roses with pinked leather edge secured with brass tacks, on a base with four turned and green painted More ...

Carved and Painted Footstool

Carved and Painted Footstool

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
647
Sold for:
$615$500

Carved and Painted Footstool, New York or New England, 19th century, the red- and black-painted stool with reeded border, carved star and brass tack design, and shaped bootjack ends, ht. 8 3/4, wd. More ...