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John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925)      Olive Grove

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) Olive Grove

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
320
Estimate:
$35,000 - $55,000

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) Olive Grove Signed and inscribed "John S. Sargent-San Vigilio" l.l., titled and dated to 1913 in the catalogue raisonné (see below). Watercolor and More ...

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952)      Narcissus

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952) Narcissus

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
403
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952) Narcissus, from the series My Mirage Unsigned. Plastic on mirror, 17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.5 cm), framed. Condition: Surface grime. Provenance: Acquired More ...

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952)      Echo

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952) Echo

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
406
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952) Echo from the series My Mirage Unsigned. Asphalt on acoustical tile, 17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.5 cm), framed. Condition: Surface grime. Provenance: Acquired More ...

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences.

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1067
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences. Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard [and] Cambridge: More ...

Wedgwood Black Basalt Egyptian Club Jug

Wedgwood Black Basalt Egyptian Club Jug

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$861$700

Wedgwood Black Basalt Egyptian Club Jug, England, c. 1854, iron red, white, and black enamel encaustic-type decoration with stylized sphinx flanking a central bird in flight, sold only by Woollard & More ...

Two Brass and Turned Wood Bedwarmers.     Estimate $200-250

Two Brass and Turned Wood Bedwarmers. Estimate $200-250

Auction:
3220M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2019
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$86$70

Two Brass and Turned Wood Bedwarmers. More ...

Frank Pearson (American, 20th Century)      Tale Way

Frank Pearson (American, 20th Century) Tale Way

Auction:
3217T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2019
Lot:
1324
Sold for:
$369$300

Frank Pearson (American, 20th Century) Tale Way. Signed, inscribed, titled, and dated "F PEARSON/295 WINDSOR/CAMBRIDGE (TITLE) TALE WAY/4/28/66" on the reverse, with labels from the Eighth Annual More ...

"Opalian Meteor Streaking Towards" Brooch, Daniel Spirer

"Opalian Meteor Streaking Towards" Brooch, Daniel Spirer

Auction:
3215T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 04, 2019
Lot:
1047
Sold for:
$554$450

"Opalian Meteor Streaking Towards" Brooch, Daniel Spirer, Cambridge, Massachusetts, c. 1989, in 22kt, 18kt, and 14kt gold, 6.3 dwt, lg. 1 3/4 in., signed. More ...

Jacques Villon (French, 1875-1963)      La Parisienne (tournée à gauche, petite planche)

Jacques Villon (French, 1875-1963) La Parisienne (tournée à gauche, petite planche)

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Jacques Villon (French, 1875-1963) La Parisienne (tournée à gauche, petite planche), 1904, possibly a proof impression outside of the edition of 100 (Ginestet & Pouillon, 93). Signed "Jacques More ...

American School, 19th Century      Album of Photographs from the Family of Orrin Freeman (American, 1830-1866)

American School, 19th Century Album of Photographs from the Family of Orrin Freeman (American, 1830-1866)

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$923$750

American School, 19th Century Album of Photographs from the Family of Orrin Freeman (American, 1830-1866), including sixty-five cartes-de-visite, five tintypes, fifteen gem-sized tintypes, and More ...

American School, 20th Century      Architectural Watercolor Rendering

American School, 20th Century Architectural Watercolor Rendering

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1153
Sold for:
$338$275

American School, 20th Century Architectural Watercolor Rendering, "Baker Supply Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts." Dated "c. 1925" on an invoice from Bizarre Bazaar, New York, ht. 19 1/2, wd. More ...

Marblehead Pottery Vase and Overbeck Pottery Bowl

Marblehead Pottery Vase and Overbeck Pottery Bowl

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1347
Sold for:
$861$700

Marblehead Pottery Vase and Overbeck Pottery Bowl, Marblehead, Massachusetts, and Cambridge City, Indiana, early 20th century, conical vase slightly waisted near the top, stylized floral decoration, More ...

Carla Maria Busch Casagrande (German/American, 1915-2008)      Archaic Forms

Carla Maria Busch Casagrande (German/American, 1915-2008) Archaic Forms

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$492$400

Carla Maria Busch Casagrande (German/American, 1915-2008) Archaic Forms. Signed "Casagrande" l.r., titled on a label from the Cambridge Art Association affixed to the stretcher and on an More ...

Two Large Format Photographs of Boston-area Buildings

Two Large Format Photographs of Boston-area Buildings

Auction:
3191T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1089
Sold for:
$221$180

Two Large Format Photographs of Boston-area Buildings, early to mid-20th century, depicting the Hotel Marlborough and the Hotel Cambridge, each photo with identification printed on the mat, in oak More ...

Ashanti Terra-cotta Funerary Head

Ashanti Terra-cotta Funerary Head

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1483
Unsold
 

Ashanti Terra-cotta Funerary Head, placed over graves by the Ashanti to honor their ancestors, with the flat head characteristic of the Ashanti fertility figure Akua ba, ht. 4, wd. 6 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Jaguar Vessel

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Jaguar Vessel

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$185$150

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Jaguar Vessel, Tiahuanaco, c. 700-900 AD, terra-cotta vessel standing on four tubular legs, tubular tail extended at the back, head with relief facial features and fanged More ...

Batak Lute

Batak Lute

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Batak Lute, Karo Batak, northern Sumatra, Indonesia, early 20th century, ornately carved featuring animals and two guardian figures on the end of the neck and a Signa at the base of the body of the More ...

Indonesian Ritual Cloth, Tampan Darat

Indonesian Ritual Cloth, Tampan Darat

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
54
Unsold
 

Indonesian Ritual Cloth, Tampan Darat, Lampung, Sumatra, late 19th century, cotton supplementary weft technique, the ground continuously woven of very fine and tightly woven local cotton, the More ...

Zhen Feng Miao Necklace

Zhen Feng Miao Necklace

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$308$250

Zhen Feng Miao Necklace, early 20th century, metal necklace made up of five crescent sections elaborately engraved with floral and avian motifs, a parrot sits on each end of the crescents, mounted, More ...

Chinese Polychrome Nuo Mask

Chinese Polychrome Nuo Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$615$500

Chinese Polychrome Nuo Mask, Sichuan Province, southwestern China, late 19th century, Nuo theater ritual, hollowed out form, exaggerated features, wide open mouth with teeth, pierced eyes, wearing a More ...

Zhuang Ethnic Minority Silk Embroidered Baby Carrier

Zhuang Ethnic Minority Silk Embroidered Baby Carrier

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$369$300

Zhuang Ethnic Minority Silk Embroidered Baby Carrier, Yunnan Province, China, early 20th century, silk satin-stitch embroidery and appliqué on cotton, with tassels, bells, and metallic ornaments, More ...

Chinese Minority Silk Wedding Blanket, Buyi

Chinese Minority Silk Wedding Blanket, Buyi

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$615$500

Chinese Minority Silk Wedding Blanket, Buyi, Southern Guizhou Province, Qiannan area, China, cotton, silk thread, sewn from three strips of cotton ground fabric with discontinuous supplementary weft More ...

Chinese Minority Silk Baby Blanket,   Miao

Chinese Minority Silk Baby Blanket, Miao

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$738$600

Chinese Minority Silk Baby Blanket, Miao, Guizhou Province, Geyi area, China, with gray peacock motifs, embroidered blanket combines gray, blue, purple, and bronze-colored embroidery floss on a 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 ...

Kuba Divination Object

Kuba Divination Object

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
127
Unsold
 

Kuba Divination Object, in the form of a crocodile, with typical interlocking geometric patterning on either side of the animal, wearing a beaded necklace, complete with the rubbing tool, smooth More ...

Bamana Antelope Headdress

Bamana Antelope Headdress

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1373
Sold for:
$148$120

Bamana Antelope Headdress, Mali, in two parts, with leather attachments at neck, overall black color, ht. 11 3/4, lg. 24 1/2 in. Provenance: Private collection, Cambridge. More ...

Large Brass Inkstand and Artamount Brass Ruler

Large Brass Inkstand and Artamount Brass Ruler

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1472
Sold for:
$197$160

Large Brass Inkstand and Artamount Brass Ruler, lg. to 16 in. More ...

Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688) The True Intellectual System of the Universe.

Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688) The True Intellectual System of the Universe.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$615$500

Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688) The True Intellectual System of the Universe. London: for Royston, 1678. First edition, folio, engraved frontispiece bound opposite the title, typographical title printed More ...

Scargill, Daniel (fl. circa 1669) The Recantation of Daniel Scargill, Publickly Made before the University of Cambridge, in Great St. M

Scargill, Daniel (fl. circa 1669) The Recantation of Daniel Scargill, Publickly Made before the University of Cambridge, in Great St. M

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$154$125

Scargill, Daniel (fl. circa 1669) The Recantation of Daniel Scargill, Publickly Made before the University of Cambridge, in Great St. Maries, July 25, 1669. London: A. Maxwell, 1669. Quarto, one of More ...

Samuel Farrar (Massachusetts, 1773-1864)      A Perspective View of the Episcopal Church in Cambridge

Samuel Farrar (Massachusetts, 1773-1864) A Perspective View of the Episcopal Church in Cambridge

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
174
Unsold
 

Samuel Farrar (Massachusetts, 1773-1864) A Perspective View of the Episcopal Church in Cambridge Signed and dated "by Saml Farrar, 1791" l.l., titled u.l. and u.r. Watercolor and ink on paper, More ...