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Bird's Head Pommel Saber and Scabbard Attributed to A.W. Spies

Bird's Head Pommel Saber and Scabbard Attributed to A.W. Spies

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
205
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Bird's Head Pommel Saber and Scabbard Attributed to A.W. Spies, c. early 19th century, brass hilt with twisted "P" knuckle bow and remnants of silver wash, carved ivory grip, counterguard has two More ...

Ibo Male Standing Figure

Ibo Male Standing Figure

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1532
Sold for:
$172$140

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 ...

Hank Murta Adams Off the Wall   Art Glass Sculpture

Hank Murta Adams Off the Wall Art Glass Sculpture

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1041
Sold for:
$74$60

Hank Murta Adams Off the Wall Art Glass Sculpture, United States, 2001, cast glass, metal and clay, ht. 31 3/4, wd. 14, dp. 4 3/4 in. Note: Born in 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Adams is More ...

Samuel Yellin-style Wrought Iron and Copper Standing Jardiniere and Stand

Samuel Yellin-style Wrought Iron and Copper Standing Jardiniere and Stand

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1122
Sold for:
$277$225

Samuel Yellin-style Wrought Iron and Copper Standing Jardiniere and Stand, United States, mid to late 20th century, one with twisted shaft, both adorned with dragon head details, unmarked, ht. 36 More ...

"God Bless the United States of America" Enamel-decorated Decanter

"God Bless the United States of America" Enamel-decorated Decanter

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
668
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

"God Bless the United States of America" Enamel-decorated Decanter, possibly Amelung Glass Manufactory, late 18th century, the blown body with ground and fluted decoration, one side with "God More ...

Bobo Ram Helmet Mask

Bobo Ram Helmet Mask

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1129
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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 ...

Lobi Wood Post Figure

Lobi Wood Post Figure

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1135
Sold for:
$369$300

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 ...

Ibo Male Standing Figure

Ibo Male Standing Figure

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1147
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 ...

Samuel Yellin-style Wrought Iron and Copper Standing Jardiniere and Stand

Samuel Yellin-style Wrought Iron and Copper Standing Jardiniere and Stand

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
116
Unsold
 

Samuel Yellin-style Wrought Iron and Copper Standing Jardiniere and Stand, United States, mid to late 20th century, one with twisted shaft, both adorned with dragon head details, unmarked, ht. 36 More ...

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
429
Unsold
 

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs, United States, late 20th century, ht. 41, wd. 29, dp. 35 in. Note: Part of a gallery exhibit at Santa Monica's Gallery of Functional Art in More ...

Hank Murta Adams Off the Wall   Art Glass Sculpture

Hank Murta Adams Off the Wall Art Glass Sculpture

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
586
Unsold
 

Hank Murta Adams Off the Wall Art Glass Sculpture, United States, 2001, cast glass, metal and clay, ht. 31 3/4, wd. 14, dp. 4 3/4 in. Note: Born in 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Adams is More ...

White-painted Cast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight

White-painted Cast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1441
Sold for:
$523$425

White-painted Cast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight, attributed to the Elgin Wind Power and Pump Company, Elgin, Illinois, late 19th/early 20th century, with red-painted head features, molded head More ...

Cast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight

Cast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1443
Sold for:
$523$425

Cast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight, attributed to the Elgin Wind Power and Pump Company, Elgin, Illinois, late 19th/early 20th century, with molded head details and traces of white paint, ht. 19, lg. More ...

Cherokee Effigy Pipe Bowl

Cherokee Effigy Pipe Bowl

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$615$500

Cherokee Effigy Pipe Bowl, fourth quarter 19th century, in black stone, with a bear holding a human head, lg. 4, ht. 2 in. More ...

Five Hopi Polychrome Carved Wood Katsina Dolls

Five Hopi Polychrome Carved Wood Katsina Dolls

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$800$650

Five Hopi Polychrome Carved Wood Katsina Dolls, c. 1940/50s, two larger and three small katsina dolls, mounted together on a wood base, the smaller three have colored wool on their heads, ht. 8 1/4, More ...

Small Silver Navajo Box

Small Silver Navajo Box

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
314
Unsold
 

Small Silver Navajo Box, ornate box with embossed head of an Indian on lid, with "UB" mark and "sterling 325 fine" stamped on bottom, lg. 2 1/2, ht. 1/2, wd. 2 in. More ...

Three Navajo Silver and Coin Necklaces

Three Navajo Silver and Coin Necklaces

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Three Navajo Silver and Coin Necklaces, the first strung with Mercury head coins and silver beads, the second with silver beads and buffalo head coins, the third with graduated stamp decorated More ...

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1856.

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1856.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1001B
Sold for:
$677$550

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1856. Both letters likely addressed to the Reverend Bishop Samuel Fallows (1835-1922), Head of the Reformed Episcopal Church in the More ...

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Document Signed, 1 December 1844.

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Document Signed, 1 December 1844.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Document Signed, 1 December 1844. Single leaf secretarial document authorizing Lloyd Selby to deliver the results (in triplicate) of Mississippi's presidential vote to More ...

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Madrid: por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. First Ibarra edition, four large quarto volumes, illustrated with More ...

Three Large Framed George Hayther British Commemorative Engravings of Queen Victoria

Three Large Framed George Hayther British Commemorative Engravings of Queen Victoria

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1254
Sold for:
$277$225

Three Large Framed George Hayther British Commemorative Engravings of Queen Victoria, Victoria and two The Marriage Of Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, ht. to 36, wd. to 46 in. More ...

Large Wood Kachina Doll

Large Wood Kachina Doll

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1425
Sold for:
$308$250

Large Wood Kachina Doll, multicolored body without arms and on small legs, white background with blue stripes, white casemask with large red downturned mouth, three-tiered tablita with feathers atop More ...

Seven Wedgwood Commemorative Mugs

Seven Wedgwood Commemorative Mugs

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$431$350

Seven Wedgwood Commemorative Mugs, England, 20th century, five designed by Richard Guyatt including a celebration of the 60th birthday of Queen Elizabeth, number 83 in a limited edition of 500; one More ...

Painting of Sita at Ravana's Palace from the Ramayana

Painting of Sita at Ravana's Palace from the Ramayana

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
460
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Painting of Sita at Ravana's Palace from the Ramayana, India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th/18th century, ink, opaque color and gold on wasli, depicting scenes around the abduction of Sita by the More ...

Apollo 16, Lunar Surface and Equipment, Three Photographs.

Apollo 16, Lunar Surface and Equipment, Three Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1301
Unsold
 

Apollo 16, Lunar Surface and Equipment, Three Photographs. Color 8 x 10 in. photographs numbered in red on recto: AS16-115-18559; AS16-116-18599; and AS16-116-18678; each with purple caption, round More ...

Large Group of British and American Commemorative Ephemera and Books

Large Group of British and American Commemorative Ephemera and Books

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1871
Sold for:
$554$450

Large Group of British and American Commemorative Ephemera and Books, including White House Christmas cards, an Elizabeth II coronation ribbon, a British royal marriage program, and a 1977 White More ...

Large Ceramic Charger Depicting Queen Victoria

Large Ceramic Charger Depicting Queen Victoria

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1888
Sold for:
$338$275

Large Ceramic Charger Depicting Queen Victoria, possibly Minton, dia. 18 in. More ...

Three Doulton Commemorative Stoneware Items

Three Doulton Commemorative Stoneware Items

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1897
Sold for:
$308$250

Three Doulton Commemorative Stoneware Items, an Edward VII, a Christopher Columbus, and a Victoria, ht. to 11 in. More ...

Eight Pink Lustre Commemorative Ceramic Items

Eight Pink Lustre Commemorative Ceramic Items

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1916
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Eight Pink Lustre Commemorative Ceramic Items, including a "Queen Victoria and Prince Albert" jug, a "Robney" jug, and a Princess Charlotte memorial jug, (imperfections), ht. to 6 3/4 in. More ...

Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm, 480-475 BC, Deinominid Tyranny, Hieron I

Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm, 480-475 BC, Deinominid Tyranny, Hieron I

Auction:
3208T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
2008
Sold for:
$584$475

Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm, 480-475 BC, Deinominid Tyranny, Hieron I, head of Arethusa facing right, surrounded by four dolphins, verso with quadriga pulled by horses crowned by Nike, More ...