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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
Sold for:
$86,100$70,000

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 ...

Motorcycle Photographs, Three Early Examples.

Motorcycle Photographs, Three Early Examples.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1249
Sold for:
$554$450

Motorcycle Photographs, Three Early Examples. Including an image of Oscar Hedstrom (1871-1960), co-founder of Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company, and his partner Charles S. Henshaw (1876-1946) 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, 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Phillips and Bland Convention Army Documents

Phillips and Bland Convention Army Documents

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$677$550

Phillips and Bland Convention Army Documents, c. 1778, a letter from British Major General William Phillips to Major General William Heath from Cambridge, Massachusetts, dated April 22, 1778, More ...

Coin Silver Presentation Jug

Coin Silver Presentation Jug

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1623
Sold for:
$234$190

Coin Silver Presentation Jug, Tifft & Whiting, North Attleboro, Massachusetts, c. 1850, with engine-turned decoration, beaded rim and foot, floral scroll handle, and engraved "Presented to/Charles More ...

Gaston Sébire (French, 1920-2001)      Plage à Arcachon

Gaston Sébire (French, 1920-2001) Plage à Arcachon

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Gaston Sébire (French, 1920-2001) Plage à Arcachon Signed "G. SEBIRE" l.l., titled on a presentation plaque, with a label from Wally F Galleries, New York, affixed to the stretcher. Oil on More ...

Benjamin Greenleaf (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1769-1821)      Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Safford

Benjamin Greenleaf (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1769-1821) Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Safford

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Benjamin Greenleaf (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1769-1821) Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Safford Unsigned, inscribed "A.H. Safford, Cambridge April 7th 1809 died 18[?] Age 96 years" in pencil on More ...

Joseph Chase Rutherford (American, Mid-19th Century)      Portrait of William B. Denison, 1843

Joseph Chase Rutherford (American, Mid-19th Century) Portrait of William B. Denison, 1843

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
440
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Joseph Chase Rutherford (American, Mid-19th Century) Portrait of William B. Denison, 1843 Inscribed on back of canvas "by J.C. Rutherford, Feb. 13th/Burke, VT." and on backing paper "Portrait of More ...

Painted Wood Board,

Painted Wood Board,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Painted Wood Board, Kwoi, Purari Delta, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, high crested form with handle, pierced at ears and nose, decorated in high relief with a face in the More ...

Early 19th Century Tongan Club

Early 19th Century Tongan Club

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$984$800

Early 19th Century Tongan Club, lg. 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm). Provenance: A private Cambridge, Massachusetts, collection. Note: Old paper label attached reads: "Australian Paddle. Presented to More ...

Ibibio Face Mask

Ibibio Face Mask

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
67
Unsold
 

Ibibio Face Mask, oval form, red-painted face, black raised coiffure, grooved and painted scarification on the cheeks and forehead, pierced around the edge for attachments, ht. 7 3/4 in. (19.6 More ...

"Motorcycle Touring Ring Toy" by Barbara Walter

"Motorcycle Touring Ring Toy" by Barbara Walter

Auction:
3085B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 20, 2018
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$246$200

"Motorcycle Touring Ring Toy" by Barbara Walter, c. 1994, in sterling silver, brass, and plastic, signed. Note: Purchased at Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 24, 1997; with More ...

Blue-glazed Tile with Part of an Arabic Letter

Blue-glazed Tile with Part of an Arabic Letter

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$523$425

Blue-glazed Tile with Part of an Arabic Letter, Damascus or Jerusalem, possibly 16th century, in a wood frame, tile 8 3/8 x 8 3/8, frame 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. Note: A similar item can be found in More ...

Attributed to George Grosz (German/American, 1893-1959)      Female Nude

Attributed to George Grosz (German/American, 1893-1959) Female Nude

Auction:
3081T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 08, 2018
Lot:
1268
Sold for:
$400$325

Attributed to George Grosz (German/American, 1893-1959) Female Nude. Signed or inscribed "Grosz" l.r., dated "III/27" l.r., inscribed "L3 Nr 1324/1927" on the reverse, inscribed "5 53 6" within More ...

Attributed to Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827)      A Blowing or Bunt...

Attributed to Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827) A Blowing or Bunt...

Auction:
3072B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 26, 2018
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Attributed to Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827) A Blowing or Bunt... Unsigned, titled l.r., with a collector's stamp l.l. (see below). Ink and watercolor on paper, sight size 12 3/4 x 9 More ...