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Red-lacquered Covered Box

Red-lacquered Covered Box

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1232
Sold for:
$37$30

Red-lacquered Covered Box, Japan, 20th century, with the mask of oni, black-lacquered interior, lg. 2 3/4 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company Pink Poinsettia Paperweight

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company Pink Poinsettia Paperweight

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1072
Sold for:
$135$110

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company Pink Poinsettia Paperweight, squat globular shape with a flower set to a granulated ground, dia. 2 3/4, ht. 1 3/4 in. More ...

Coco-de-Mer Sufi Begging Bowl, Kashkul

Coco-de-Mer Sufi Begging Bowl, Kashkul

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1153
Sold for:
$738$600

Coco-de-Mer Sufi Begging Bowl, Kashkul, Persia, 19th century, the shell carved with figures, calligraphy, and scrolling florals in reserves, lg. 10 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Red-lacquered Covered Box

Red-lacquered Covered Box

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1488
Unsold
 

Red-lacquered Covered Box, Japan, 20th century, with the mask of oni, black-lacquered interior, lg. 2 3/4 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Christmas Sleigh, Santa, and Reindeer

Christmas Sleigh, Santa, and Reindeer

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$800$650

Christmas Sleigh, Santa, and Reindeer, early 20th century, the sleigh with two Santa figures, Christmas tree, and a bag with a teddy bear, and large reindeer, ht. 9 in. The Marge Staufer Americana More ...

Pair of Black Leather Nudie Cowboy Boots

Pair of Black Leather Nudie Cowboy Boots

Auction:
3258T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 29, 2019
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$197$160

Pair of Black Leather Nudie Cowboy Boots, 1973, labeled "Nudie's Rodeo Tailors, North Hollywood, Calif.," and "Robert Evans, 11/73," approximate size men's 11 1/2. More ...

Portrait of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody

Portrait of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$492$400

Portrait of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, c. 1920s, oil on copper, mounted in a foldable velvet-lined frame, image size 5 1/2 x 4 in., mounted. More ...

Two Southwest Oil on Board Paintings of a Cowboy and Vaquero

Two Southwest Oil on Board Paintings of a Cowboy and Vaquero

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
37
Unsold
 

Two Southwest Oil on Board Paintings of a Cowboy and Vaquero, the cowboy signed "George Booth" lower left, the vaquero unsigned, image sizes 9 x 12 in., framed. More ...

Cabinet Card Photograph of an Apache Man and Woman

Cabinet Card Photograph of an Apache Man and Woman

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$246$200

Cabinet Card Photograph of an Apache Man and Woman, unknown photographer, inscribed "Nachez Noi-chi-o, son of Cochise and wife, chief of the Chiricahua Apache," mounted in an ornate wood frame, More ...

Cabinet Card Photograph of "Buffalo Bill" Cody

Cabinet Card Photograph of "Buffalo Bill" Cody

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$615$500

Cabinet Card Photograph of "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Stacy Studios, Brooklyn, New York, signed on the back "W.F. Cody," mounted in an ornate wood frame, photo 5 1/2 x 4 in. More ...

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011)      Sacajawea-Indian Mother and Child, 1st Working Model for a Monument (with child).

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Sacajawea-Indian Mother and Child, 1st Working Model for a Monument (with child).

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
266
Unsold
 

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Sacajawea-Indian Mother and Child, 1st Working Model for a Monument (with child). Signed and dated "© Harry Jackson 1981" in ink along the bottom edge; More ...

Four Boxes of Books on American 19th Century American Folk Art

Four Boxes of Books on American 19th Century American Folk Art

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1591
Sold for:
$135$110

Four Boxes of Books on American 19th Century American Folk Art, 20th century. The Marvill Collection More ...

Lustre-decorated St. George and the Dragon Ceramic Figure

Lustre-decorated St. George and the Dragon Ceramic Figure

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1673
Sold for:
$431$350

Lustre-decorated St. George and the Dragon Ceramic Figure, ht. 9 in. Provenance: The Shaeffer Collection. More ...

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011)      Sacajawea with Packhorse

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Sacajawea with Packhorse

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Sacajawea with Packhorse Signed, dated, and inscribed "© Harry Jackson/1978/SA PH 14" and with the "WFS/ITALY" and the artist's thumb print on the back of More ...

Jacobean-style Carved Oak Cupboard

Jacobean-style Carved Oak Cupboard

Auction:
3195B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2019
Lot:
327
Sold for:
$861$700

Jacobean-style Carved Oak Cupboard, probably England, late 19th/early 20th century, molded cornice with grotesque masks and grapevines, back panel with medallion portraits of two helmeted men More ...

Santa Claus Storefront Automaton

Santa Claus Storefront Automaton

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1225
Sold for:
$160$130

Santa Claus Storefront Automaton, composite and papier-mache figure of Santa Claus sits in his sleigh while three elf-like figures or minstrels serenade him with their violin-like instruments, More ...

The Child's Paper   [and] The Child at Home  , Sixty Bound Issues 1860-1864.

The Child's Paper [and] The Child at Home , Sixty Bound Issues 1860-1864.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
265
Unsold
 

The Child's Paper [and] The Child at Home, Sixty Bound Issues 1860-1864. Boston: American Tract Society, 1860-1864. Child's Paper, volume 9, numbers 1-12; Child at Home, volume II, numbers 1-12; More ...

Aaron Holliday (American, 20th/21st Century)      Glass

Aaron Holliday (American, 20th/21st Century) Glass

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Aaron Holliday (American, 20th/21st Century) Glass, 2001 Signed "Aaron Holliday" l.r., further signed, titled, and inscribed on the reverse. Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 30 in., framed. Condition: More ...

Carved and Painted Ship's Figure Head

Carved and Painted Ship's Figure Head

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Carved and Painted Ship's Figure Head, c. 1850, figure of a man in a black jacket with gold buttons wearing a black sailor's cap, prominent facial and hair details, drapery base, old repaint, ht. 58 More ...

Carved, Painted, and Gilded Odd Fellows Lodge Serpent and Rod Staff

Carved, Painted, and Gilded Odd Fellows Lodge Serpent and Rod Staff

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Carved, Painted, and Gilded Odd Fellows Lodge Serpent and Rod Staff, America, c. 1850, the black and gold serpent with detailed head and mouth, spiraling around a tapered green-painted staff with a More ...

Needlework Picture of Betsy Ross Presenting the First American Flag to George Washington

Needlework Picture of Betsy Ross Presenting the First American Flag to George Washington

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1093
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Needlework Picture of Betsy Ross Presenting the First American Flag to George Washington, America, 19th century, Ross sitting in a room with her iconic flag, George Washington and two other men in More ...

Two Burl Figures of Musicians

Two Burl Figures of Musicians

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1095
Unsold
 

Two Burl Figures of Musicians, one playing a flute, the other singing, both dressed in 18th century-style clothing, on lead weighted bases, ht. to 14 1/2 in. Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern More ...

Carved and Painted Apothecary Head

Carved and Painted Apothecary Head

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$492$400

Carved and Painted Apothecary Head, possibly Illinois, 19th century, the head with carved facial and hair details, the mouth open and tongue extended, remnants of old paint, ht. 17 in. More ...

Folk Art Carved and Painted Robin

Folk Art Carved and Painted Robin

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1255
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Folk Art Carved and Painted Robin, 19th century, simple carved wing and tail feather detail on twisted iron wire legs, old paint, ht. 5 1/2, lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Group of Vintage Papier-mache Halloween Decorations

Group of Vintage Papier-mache Halloween Decorations

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1470
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Group of Vintage Papier-mache Halloween Decorations, approximately twenty-eight, mostly jack-o'-lantern candy buckets, also a devil bucket, three cat buckets, and two noisemakers, (imperfections). More ...

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company Pink Poinsettia Paperweight

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company Pink Poinsettia Paperweight

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
280
Unsold
 

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company Pink Poinsettia Paperweight, squat globular shape with a flower set to a granulated ground, dia. 2 3/4, ht. 1 3/4 in. More ...

Seven British Fountain Pens

Seven British Fountain Pens

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$154$125

Seven British Fountain Pens, four Burnhams: "The Burnham," two "No. 51," and a "No. 55"; a "Unique," a Mentmore "Auto-flow," and a Wyvern "No. 80." More ...

Three Wood Carvings

Three Wood Carvings

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$154$125

Three Wood Carvings, southern India, an architectural element carved with a mythical beast, an architectural element in the form of a chimera, and a polychrome carving of a musician, ht. to 20 in. More ...

Carved Stone Chop

Carved Stone Chop

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
378
Unsold
 

Carved Stone Chop, China, rectangular, topped with a pixiu, russet orange stone, signed "zhong yu" on one side, ht. 1 1/2, wd. 7/8 in. More ...

Yellow-painted Coupe Weathervane

Yellow-painted Coupe Weathervane

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
452
Unsold
 

Yellow-painted Coupe Weathervane, probably southern Maine, early 20th century, sheet iron automobile with four wheels, driver, wire windscreen, and steering wheel, on a directional with scroll More ...