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William Davenport Surveyor's Compass

William Davenport Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$800$650

William Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1800, 6 1/2-in. engraved dial marked "Wm. Davenport Maker/Philadelphia," fleur-de-lis representing north, and a sunk spirit level More ...

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane, America, late 19th century, the flattened and molded full-body form with bill, legs and feet fashioned without molds from sheet copper, ht. 47 in., on a More ...

Set of Nine Davenport Imari-palette Hexagonal Plates and Three Compotes

Set of Nine Davenport Imari-palette Hexagonal Plates and Three Compotes

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1131
Sold for:
$338$275

Set of Nine Davenport Imari-palette Hexagonal Plates and Three Compotes, dia. 9 in. More ...

Aboriginal Bark Painting

Aboriginal Bark Painting

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Aboriginal Bark Painting, attributed to George Milpurrupurru (1934-1998), c. late 1960s, "Dupan-Final Rites Ceremony," natural pigments on eucalyptus bark, (some small holes in the bark), 52 1/2 x More ...

Aboriginal Bark Painting

Aboriginal Bark Painting

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Aboriginal Bark Painting, depicting spiders and webs, painted by Lipundja, at the Milingimbi Methodist Mission, Arnhem Land, June 1967, natural pigments on eucalyptus bark with label verso, (some More ...

Baga Nalu Polychrome Mask

Baga Nalu Polychrome Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$923$750

Baga Nalu Polychrome Mask, large face mask of typical elaborate form, with bared mouth, exaggerated nose, surmounted by tall ears and horns, with scrolling openwork projection, with traces of More ...

Yaure Face Mask

Yaure Face Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Yaure Face Mask, hollowed-out form, with a stylized beard perimeter, a small pursed mouth, and long tubular nose dividing elongated slit eyes, the coiffure incised with geometric designs supporting More ...

Ibo Male Standing Figure

Ibo Male Standing Figure

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
117
Unsold
 

Ibo Male Standing Figure, the attenuated figure stands straight with hands cupped in a gesture to the front, left hand holds a small head, with sloping shoulders beneath an elongated neck and small More ...

Tabwa Face Mask

Tabwa Face Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
119
Unsold
 

Tabwa Face Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo, anthropomorphic face mask with cutout mouth and eyes, triangular nose, and protruding ears, incised lines around the eyes and running across the More ...

Luba Headrest

Luba Headrest

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
121
Unsold
 

Luba Headrest, male and female couple, each with one hand on the other's back, the free hand holding up the headrest together with the coiffure, the figures with large hands and feet, protruding More ...

Guerre/Wobi Mask

Guerre/Wobi Mask

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$172$140

Guerre/Wobi Mask, carved wood embellished with hair, metal teeth, and two rows of bells, ht. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. Note: "To understand and More ...

Late Victorian Mahogany and Bird's-eye Maple Davenport

Late Victorian Mahogany and Bird's-eye Maple Davenport

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$148$120

Late Victorian Mahogany and Bird's-eye Maple Davenport, 19th century, ht. 33, wd. 25, dp. 23 in. More ...

Six Sheaffer Gold-filled Ring-top Fountain Pens

Six Sheaffer Gold-filled Ring-top Fountain Pens

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
426
Sold for:
$215$175

Six Sheaffer Gold-filled Ring-top Fountain Pens, Fort Madison, Iowa, all lever-fillers in gold-filled ring-top cases with various patterns, a thin one with gold overlay section in line pattern and a More ...

Arthur Stone Sterling Silver Bowl

Arthur Stone Sterling Silver Bowl

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Arthur Stone Sterling Silver Bowl, Gardner, Massachusetts, 1907-11, Clinton Ogilvie, maker, with the "berry in calyx" decoration and presentation engraving to underside, dia. 5 3/8 in., approx. 7.7 More ...

Lobi Female Figure

Lobi Female Figure

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1156
Unsold
 

Lobi Female Figure, standing on long, slightly bent legs, arms at sides, with triangular breasts, below a thick neck, face with heavy jaw, slit eyes, wide nose flanked by protruding ears, with a More ...

Lobi Wood Post Figure

Lobi Wood Post Figure

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1158
Unsold
 

Lobi Wood Post Figure, male figure with diminutive arms held at side, elongated neck, and rounded head, with a heavily encrusted pigmented surface, ht. 52 1/2 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky More ...

Lobi Male Figure

Lobi Male Figure

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1159
Sold for:
$554$450

Lobi Male Figure, standing with knees slightly bent, hands held on lower abdomen, with square shoulders below an oval face with jutting chin, large nose and coffee bean eyes, with an overall black More ...

Ogoni Puppet

Ogoni Puppet

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1162
Unsold
 

Ogoni Puppet, Nigeria, figure seated on a platform, holding a knife in one hand and a head in another, the articulated jaw moves up and down using a stick which protrudes from the base of the More ...

Baule Face Mask

Baule Face Mask

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1172
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Baule Face Mask, projecting from an oval collar with full beard framing the face, small protruding mouth, straight nose and two close-set slit eyes, raised eyebrows below a geometrically decorated More ...

Bobo Ram Helmet Mask

Bobo Ram Helmet Mask

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1173
Unsold
 

Bobo Ram Helmet Mask, Burkina Faso, hollowed-out form of a ram's head, pierced at edges for fiber suspension, fully painted with multicolored patterns, ht. 12, lg. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Chokwe Chair

Chokwe Chair

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1175
Sold for:
$923$750

Chokwe Chair, with elaborately carved legs, leg supports, and back, animal hide seat, ht. 29 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. More ...

Lega Kisumbi Stool

Lega Kisumbi Stool

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1181
Sold for:
$277$225

Lega Kisumbi Stool, rounded top and base and four legs, top with brass tacks applied in a central cross motif, used by men at the Bwami ceremonies, ht. 4 3/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky More ...

Songye Mask

Songye Mask

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1186
Unsold
 

Songye Mask, hollowed form, pierced around the rim for fiber attachment, most of which is still present, with protruding eyes and mouth, nose forms into a high crest at crown, traces of original More ...

Two Polychrome Colonial Figures

Two Polychrome Colonial Figures

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1199
Sold for:
$492$400

Two Polychrome Colonial Figures, Congo, c. 1930s, in Western clothing, standing with hands in pockets, ht. 11 1/2 and 11 1/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. More ...

Lega Wood Maskette

Lega Wood Maskette

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1203
Unsold
 

Lega Wood Maskette, flat square face with coffee bean eyes, raffia beard, and horns protruding from the crown, ht. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. More ...

Guerre/Wobi Mask

Guerre/Wobi Mask

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3096
Unsold
 

Guerre/Wobi Mask, carved wood embellished with hair, metal teeth, and two rows of bells, ht. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. Note: "To understand and More ...

Nupe Wood Stool

Nupe Wood Stool

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3098
Sold for:
$431$350

Nupe Wood Stool, with eight legs and shallow geometric carving to seat, ht. 9 1/4 in. Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City. Note: "To understand and experience the world and More ...

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
207
Unsold
 

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane, America, late 19th century, the flattened and molded full-body form with bill, legs and feet fashioned without molds from sheet copper, ht. 47 in., on a More ...

Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa.     Estimate $100-150

Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa. Estimate $100-150

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1023
Unsold
 

Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa. More ...

Large Group of Decorative Bindings

Large Group of Decorative Bindings

Auction:
3071T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2018
Lot:
1317
Sold for:
$37$30

Large Group of Decorative Bindings, including a selection of Waverly Novels and Pepy's Diary, and a group of J. Fenimore Cooper books. More ...