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Brass Pocket Sextant

Brass Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1047
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Brass Pocket Sextant, lacquered brass 3-in. dia. instrument with silvered scale and vernier, magnifier, index, and horizon mirror, housed in a rope-edged case. More ...

Makoto Yabe (1947-2005) Fresh Water Studio Pottery Vessel

Makoto Yabe (1947-2005) Fresh Water Studio Pottery Vessel

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1393
Estimate:
$100 - $300

Makoto Yabe (1947-2005) Fresh Water Studio Pottery Vessel, Boston, Massachusetts, fourth quarter 20th century, the stretched surface in mossy greens and gray, artist's mark, accompanied by a lacquer More ...

Christian Becker Analytical Balance

Christian Becker Analytical Balance

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1411
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Christian Becker Analytical Balance, New York, lacquered brass center column, knife-edge balance bracket, fine adjustment knobs, housed in a mahogany and glazed case with lower drawer, case ht. 19 More ...

Large Modern Chinese Red-lacquered Cupboard

Large Modern Chinese Red-lacquered Cupboard

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1458
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Large Modern Chinese Red-lacquered Cupboard, (damage), ht. 75, wd. 69 1/4, dp. 19 3/4 in. More ...

Thomas Porthouse Ship's Chronometer for Captain Davis of the Philena

Thomas Porthouse Ship's Chronometer for Captain Davis of the Philena

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Thomas Porthouse Ship's Chronometer for Captain Davis of the Philena, Charlestown, Massachusetts, and London, c. 1857, brass-bound case with maker's plaque reading "Thos. Porthouse/Chronometer More ...

Congreve Rolling Ball Clock by Cannon Craft

Congreve Rolling Ball Clock by Cannon Craft

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
291
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Congreve Rolling Ball Clock by Cannon Craft, Joseph and Ida Platt, Brailsford, England, lacquered brass case with four tapered and turned columns at each corner, silvered dials representing hours, More ...

William J. Young "Burt's Solar Compass,"

William J. Young "Burt's Solar Compass,"

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

William J. Young "Burt's Solar Compass," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1840, early original lacquered instrument, horizontal circle engraved in four quadrants reading 0-90 and read by opposed More ...

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade, first quarter 20th century, lacquered brass high-post alidade with a 15-in. scope, vertical arc calibrated 30-0-30 with vernier, circular spirit level More ...

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$1,107$900

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2, Washington, DC, c. 1864, 18-in. lacquered brass scope with fine adjustment knob, and spirit level below, anodized frame with left/right fine More ...

William J. Young Transit

William J. Young Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$215$175

William J. Young Transit, no. 3933, original lacquered instrument with an 11-in. scope mounted to A-frame supports, 5 1/2-in. engraved colored dial with fleur-de-lis representing north and reversed More ...

Frederick Augustus Heisely Engineer's Level

Frederick Augustus Heisely Engineer's Level

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$246$200

Frederick Augustus Heisely Engineer's Level, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1840, original lacquered brass instrument with a 17 1/2-in. scope, spirit level below, horizontal bar engraved "F.A. More ...

Edmund Draper Wye Level

Edmund Draper Wye Level

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$185$150

Edmund Draper Wye Level, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 17-in. long original lacquered brass scope with level below, horizontal bar engraved in script "E. Draper/Philad," with More ...

E. Smith Double-frame Lacquered Brass Sextant

E. Smith Double-frame Lacquered Brass Sextant

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$492$400

E. Smith Double-frame Lacquered Brass Sextant, London, original lacquered 8-in. pierced double-frame instrument with silvered scale calibrated 0-140, vernier arm with magnifier, sunshades, and More ...

Nairne-style Cylinder Electrostatic Generator

Nairne-style Cylinder Electrostatic Generator

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$584$475

Nairne-style Cylinder Electrostatic Generator, 19th century, mahogany base with lacquered brass hardware, colorless glass plate, and pillar, ht. 12 in. More ...

Seven Boxes

Seven Boxes

Auction:
3289T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2019
Lot:
1087
Sold for:
$369$300

Seven Boxes, two lacquered snuff boxes, three engraved or enameled sterling boxes, and two mother-of-pearl card cases. More ...

Lacquered and Inlaid Rosewood Veneer Cylinder Music Box

Lacquered and Inlaid Rosewood Veneer Cylinder Music Box

Auction:
3289T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2019
Lot:
1187
Sold for:
$123$100

Lacquered and Inlaid Rosewood Veneer Cylinder Music Box, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 17 3/4, dp. 8 1/2 in. More ...

French Lacquered and Enameled Wood and Brass Wall Clock

French Lacquered and Enameled Wood and Brass Wall Clock

Auction:
3289T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2019
Lot:
1316
Unsold
 

French Lacquered and Enameled Wood and Brass Wall Clock, Paris, 19th century, marble dial with enameled numerals, inscribed "Rollin" and "A Paris," ht. 29 in. More ...

Lapis Lazuli and Carnelian Court Necklace, Chao Zhu

Lapis Lazuli and Carnelian Court Necklace, Chao Zhu

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
299
Sold for:
$615$500

Lapis Lazuli and Carnelian Court Necklace, Chao Zhu, China, late Qing dynasty, with chalcedony and turquoise beads and golden rutilated quartz pendants, with a lacquered donut-form box decorated More ...

Archaic Stone Head of Bodhisattva

Archaic Stone Head of Bodhisattva

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Archaic Stone Head of Bodhisattva, China, Northern Wei style, the lacquered face with faint smile, central-parted hair, and flat ears, wearing a plain three-sided crown, mounted on a stand, overall More ...

Bronze Statue of Medicine Buddha

Bronze Statue of Medicine Buddha

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Bronze Statue of Medicine Buddha, China, possibly Ming dynasty, seated in dhyanasana pose, his right hand in varadamudra, holding a myrobalan fruit with his thumb and middle fingers, his left hand More ...

Gilt Lacquered Wood Buddha

Gilt Lacquered Wood Buddha

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$492$400

Gilt Lacquered Wood Buddha, Japan, standing with her right hand down, mounted on a wood stand, ht. 9 1/4 in. More ...

Lacquered and Gilt Wooden Statue of a Monk

Lacquered and Gilt Wooden Statue of a Monk

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$492$400

Lacquered and Gilt Wooden Statue of a Monk, Burma, 19th/20th century, seated with hands in prayer, dressed in a monk's robe decorated with carved and glass-inlaid details, 26 1/4 x 27 x 22 in. More ...

Seashell-inlaid and Lacquered Covered Box

Seashell-inlaid and Lacquered Covered Box

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
518
Unsold
 

Seashell-inlaid and Lacquered Covered Box, Japan, Meiji period, Ryukyuan-style round box decorated with a landscape on the cover top, three floral sprays to the box base, roses to the interiors, More ...

Carved Two-color Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover

Carved Two-color Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
519
Unsold
 

Carved Two-color Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover, China, possibly 18th century, brass-mounted rectangular form with slightly bombe sides, decorated with an allover bird and flower design, More ...

Carved Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover

Carved Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
520
Unsold
 

Carved Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover, China, Qianlong period style, rectangular form with lobed corners, decorated with a town scene on the cover, an allover floral and foliate scroll design on More ...

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Black Lacquered Covered Box

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Black Lacquered Covered Box

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
526
Sold for:
$62$50

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Black Lacquered Covered Box, China, in the shape of a melon, decorated with inlaid vine scroll design, ht. 3 5/8, wd. 7 in. More ...

Carved Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover

Carved Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
533
Sold for:
$185$150

Carved Cinnabar Lacquered Box and Cover, Japan, 19th century, rounded square form decorated with quails in an octagonal floral panel, against a peony-filled ground, black interior, ht. 3, wd. 6 More ...

Red-lacquered Wood Bridal Box

Red-lacquered Wood Bridal Box

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
534
Sold for:
$492$400

Red-lacquered Wood Bridal Box, China, 19th/20th century, oval, with two sliding covers on top, decorated with a chrysanthemum design in silver and gold, hinged wood handle with openwork figures, More ...

Set of Five Gilt and Red-lacquered Plates

Set of Five Gilt and Red-lacquered Plates

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
535
Unsold
 

Set of Five Gilt and Red-lacquered Plates, Japan, Meiji period, six-petaled floral form, a figural landscape on three and a bird and flower design on two, mark partially reading "Kinichi" on More ...

Carved Red Lacquer Kang Table

Carved Red Lacquer Kang Table

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
553
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Carved Red Lacquer Kang Table, China, 20th century, the top with a continuous scene of figures in a river landscape, the sides, apron, and legs carved with scrolling flowers and leaves, 8 x 28 1/4 x More ...