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Cyril Farey (British, 1888-1954) and Frank Rimmington (British, 19th/20th Century)      Two Architectural Watercolor Renderings

Cyril Farey (British, 1888-1954) and Frank Rimmington (British, 19th/20th Century) Two Architectural Watercolor Renderings

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$277$225

Cyril Farey (British, 1888-1954) and Frank Rimmington (British, 19th/20th Century) Two Architectural Watercolor Renderings, "A Proposed Chapel For The Liverpool College For Girls"; and a public More ...

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941.

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$984$800

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941. Two page letter on Mrs. Churchill's 10 Downing Street, Whitehall stationery, with a handwritten correction, to Mrs. More ...

India, British Raj, Photo Album, 1876-1881.

India, British Raj, Photo Album, 1876-1881.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
163
Unsold
 

India, British Raj, Photo Album, 1876-1881. Large-format album containing thirty-six photographs (most 8 x 11 in.) of various subjects, including fifteen images taken in Madras during the Marquess More ...

Pair of Staffordshire Battersea/Bilston Candlesticks and Salts

Pair of Staffordshire Battersea/Bilston Candlesticks and Salts

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
514
Sold for:
$431$350

Pair of Staffordshire Battersea/Bilston Candlesticks and Salts, England, 19th century, ht. to 12 in. Provenance: The Laver Collection of English Pottery. More ...

John Wollaston (New York/South Carolina/England, 1710-1775)      Portrait of the Honorable Edward Byng, Esquire, 1742

John Wollaston (New York/South Carolina/England, 1710-1775) Portrait of the Honorable Edward Byng, Esquire, 1742

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

John Wollaston (New York/South Carolina/England, 1710-1775) Portrait of the Honorable Edward Byng, Esquire, 1742 Inscribed and the subject identified on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 38 x 47 1/2 More ...

British Pattern 1730 Long Land Service Musket

British Pattern 1730 Long Land Service Musket

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

British Pattern 1730 Long Land Service Musket, c. 1728, .78 caliber, lock with double line border, engraved behind the cock "Es COLE/1728," and crown over "GR" with crown broad arrow government More ...

Sheffield Copper and Brass Teapot

Sheffield Copper and Brass Teapot

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1423
Sold for:
$49$40

Sheffield Copper and Brass Teapot, England, early 19th century, the lid with an inset 1807 George III halfpenny, ht. 6 in. Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf. More ...

Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli 2010, 6 bottles (oc)

Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli 2010, 6 bottles (oc)

Auction:
3148T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Oct 09, 2018
Lot:
1381
Sold for:
$523$425

Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli 2010 Tuscany M. Larner for TWA, 96 pts. 02/15 6 bottles (oc) More ...

Scotlands Ripe Old Age 27 Years Old, 1 4/5 quart bottle

Scotlands Ripe Old Age 27 Years Old, 1 4/5 quart bottle

Auction:
3148T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Oct 09, 2018
Lot:
1929
Sold for:
$800$650

Scotland's Ripe Old Age 27 Years Old Scotland Braico Limited, Glasgow, Scotland, c. 1940, imported by American Wine Co., import division, Los Angeles, California, 43.4% 1 4/5 quart bottle More ...

Scotlands Ripe Old Age 27 Years Old, 1 4/5 quart bottle

Scotlands Ripe Old Age 27 Years Old, 1 4/5 quart bottle

Auction:
3148T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Oct 09, 2018
Lot:
1930
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Scotland's Ripe Old Age 27 Years Old Scotland Braico Limited, Glasgow, Scotland, c. 1940, imported by American Wine Co., import division, Los Angeles, California, 43.4% 1 4/5 quart bottle More ...

Two Barographs

Two Barographs

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
305
Sold for:
$154$125

Two Barographs, both in glazed mahogany cases with bail handles, one by Casella, the other with retail plaque reading "Chadburn's/Liverpool." More ...

Large Liverpool Polychrome and Transfer-decorated Creamware Pitcher

Large Liverpool Polychrome and Transfer-decorated Creamware Pitcher

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$461$375

Large Liverpool Polychrome and Transfer-decorated Creamware Pitcher, England, late 18th/early 19th century, one side with "Jack Spritsail Coming on Shore" scene, the other with "Tom Truelove Going More ...

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England.

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
163
Unsold
 

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England. London: Printed for T. Mitchel, 1681. First edition, octavo, bound in More ...

Two Davis & Son Anemometers

Two Davis & Son Anemometers

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
635
Sold for:
$246$200

Two Davis & Son Anemometers, Derby, England, 19th century, a 2 1/4-in. dia. instrument with silvered register dial above the fan with dual readouts, marked "Davis & Son Derby/132E," and a cased More ...

Frederick John Widgery (British, 1861-1942)    Hillside Landscape

Frederick John Widgery (British, 1861-1942) Hillside Landscape

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1417
Sold for:
$123$100

Frederick John Widgery (British, 1861-1942) Hillside Landscape. Signed "F.J. Widgery" l.l. Gouache on paper, 7 1/4 x 10 3/4 in., framed. More ...

Group of Royal Crown Derby Tableware and Four Mason's Ironstone Plates

Group of Royal Crown Derby Tableware and Four Mason's Ironstone Plates

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1432
Sold for:
$431$350

Group of Royal Crown Derby Tableware and Four Mason's Ironstone Plates, England, tableware inscribed "DERBY CHINA/ROYAL CROWN DERBY/ENGLISH BONE CHINA/1128," including; eight dessert plates, dia. 8 More ...

Small Group of Canadian Provincial Tokens

Small Group of Canadian Provincial Tokens

Auction:
3074T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 08, 2018
Lot:
1194
Sold for:
$86$70

Small Group of Canadian Provincial Tokens, including an 1857 Prince Edward Island "Self Government And Free Trade" halfpenny, an 1825 "To Facilitate Trade" an 1838 "Trade And Navigation/Pure Copper More ...

Michael Kenna (British, b. 1953)      Blackpool Pier, Skegness, Lancashire, England

Michael Kenna (British, b. 1953) Blackpool Pier, Skegness, Lancashire, England

Auction:
3039T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 09, 2017
Lot:
1388
Unsold
 

Michael Kenna (British, b. 1953) Blackpool Pier, Skegness, Lancashire, England, 1983. Signed and dated "Michael Kenna..." in pencil on the mount l.r., numbered "14/45" in pencil on the mount More ...

Turned Wooden Bowl Containing Approximately Twenty-five Pieces of Stone Fruit

Turned Wooden Bowl Containing Approximately Twenty-five Pieces of Stone Fruit

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Turned Wooden Bowl Containing Approximately Twenty-five Pieces of Stone Fruit, 19th and early 20th century, bowl dia. 15 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Three Cast Iron Fence Finials

Three Cast Iron Fence Finials

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
106
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Three Cast Iron Fence Finials, late 19th century, in the form of rose blossoms, ht. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Two Pairs of Cast Brass Candlesticks

Two Pairs of Cast Brass Candlesticks

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$615$500

Two Pairs of Cast Brass Candlesticks, third quarter 18th century, ht. to 9 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

I.P. Cutts Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope

I.P. Cutts Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

I.P. Cutts Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope, Sheffield, England, 19th century, 7 1/2-in. long screw-mount main tube, triangular pillar engraved "I.P. Cutts Sheffield" on one side and "Opticians More ...

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$615$500

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books, 20th century, including: Rules and Regulations for the Sword Excercise of the Cavalry, London, 1796; A Treatise More ...

Framed Portrait of Winston Churchill Printed on Fabric

Framed Portrait of Winston Churchill Printed on Fabric

Auction:
3024T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 07, 2017
Lot:
1115
Sold for:
$123$100

Framed Portrait of Winston Churchill Printed on Fabric, ht. 31 1/2, wd. 26 1/2 in. More ...

Eight Roman Fibula (Cloak Pins)

Eight Roman Fibula (Cloak Pins)

Auction:
3024T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 07, 2017
Lot:
2042
Sold for:
$209$170

Eight Roman Fibula (Cloak Pins), c. 100-200 AD, two in the form of crossbows, lg. to 3 in. Provenance: Excavated on the Isle of Wight in 1937. Tribal Art More ...

Two Copper/Bronze William Pitt Medals/Tokens

Two Copper/Bronze William Pitt Medals/Tokens

Auction:
3026T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 17, 2017
Lot:
1883
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Copper/Bronze William Pitt Medals/Tokens, Birmingham, England, 18th century, a Gulielmus Pitt medal, Betts-517, dia. 39.8mm, and a 1778 Lord Chatham token, Betts-522, dia. 25.4 mm. More ...

Clayton Pond (American, b. 1941)      Derby Dandies

Clayton Pond (American, b. 1941) Derby Dandies

Auction:
3019T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 13, 2017
Lot:
1132
Sold for:
$123$100

Clayton Pond (American, b. 1941) Derby Dandies. Signed and dated "Clayton Pond/ © 1981" l.r., titled and inscribed "...P.P." l.l., with a sketch of the Churchill Downs steeples to the left of More ...

Six Minton Hollins and Co. Art Pottery Tiles Depicting Ancient Peoples of Europe

Six Minton Hollins and Co. Art Pottery Tiles Depicting Ancient Peoples of Europe

Auction:
3019T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 13, 2017
Lot:
1502
Sold for:
$277$225

Six Minton Hollins and Co. Art Pottery Tiles Depicting Ancient Peoples of Europe Stoke-on-Trent, England Relief portraits of a Pict, Gael, Celt, Saxon, Dane, Scot, and Briton in various glossy More ...

Twenty-three Mostly Wedgwood Ceramic Items

Twenty-three Mostly Wedgwood Ceramic Items

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1450
Sold for:
$197$160

Twenty-three Mostly Wedgwood Ceramic Items, including Roosevelt and Churchill busts and a set of four saucers. More ...

Churchill, Colonel Charles Henry (1807-1869) Mount Lebanon, a Ten Years' Residence from 1842 to 1852.

Churchill, Colonel Charles Henry (1807-1869) Mount Lebanon, a Ten Years' Residence from 1842 to 1852.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1188
Sold for:
$277$225

Churchill, Colonel Charles Henry (1807-1869) Mount Lebanon, a Ten Years' Residence from 1842 to 1852. London: Saunders and Otley, 1853. First edition, three octavo volumes, illustrated, unopened, More ...