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Group of Civil War Ephemera

Group of Civil War Ephemera

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
17
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Group of Civil War Ephemera, c. 1860s, a deck of patriotic playing cards, envelopes, letters, Confederate currency, and discharges. Provenance: The collection of Ron Tunison. More ...

U.S. Model 1858 "Hardee" Dress Hat

U.S. Model 1858 "Hardee" Dress Hat

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
47
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

U.S. Model 1858 "Hardee" Dress Hat, c. 1861-65, black felt hat with two lines of stitching around the leaf, a black silk grosgrain ribbon around the base of the crown, a blue infantry hat cord, More ...

Confederate Rectangular "CSA" Belt Plate

Confederate Rectangular "CSA" Belt Plate

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
52
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Confederate Rectangular "CSA" Belt Plate, c. 1861-65, cast-brass buckle with the raised letters "C.S.A.," and a raised border, (three belt hooks damaged), with an old label More ...

Trunk and Civil War Items Identified to Captain John W. Trafton, Company E, 27th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Trunk and Civil War Items Identified to Captain John W. Trafton, Company E, 27th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
97
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Trunk and Civil War Items Identified to Captain John W. Trafton, Company E, 27th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, c. 1861-65, a leather-covered wooden trunk with iron fittings, an officer's kepi More ...

Group of Historical Documents

Group of Historical Documents

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
190
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Group of Historical Documents, c. 18th and 19th century, three documents relating to the making of gun powder in Middletown, Connecticut, in 1775 and 1776, estate documents, Connecticut pay vouchers More ...

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885.

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885.

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
306
Estimate:
$1,000 - $2,000

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885. Single sheet of lined paper, inscribed on both pages, old folds, discolored stripe across top, stamped by the U.S. Pension More ...

Group of Civil War Letters by Daniel R. Freeman, Company K, 60th New York Infantry

Group of Civil War Letters by Daniel R. Freeman, Company K, 60th New York Infantry

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
307
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Group of Civil War Letters by Daniel R. Freeman, Company K, 60th New York Infantry, c. 1861-62, letters home with patriotic envelopes regarding things going on in camp, deaths from sickness, More ...

124th New York Carte-de-visite, Book, and Document Collection Identified to Lieutenant John W. Houston, Company D, 124th New York Volun

124th New York Carte-de-visite, Book, and Document Collection Identified to Lieutenant John W. Houston, Company D, 124th New York Volun

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
308
Estimate:
$2,000 - $4,000

124th New York Carte-de-visite, Book, and Document Collection Identified to Lieutenant John W. Houston, Company D, 124th New York Volunteer Infantry, c. late 19th to early 20th century, a CDV album More ...

Group of Items Owned by 2nd Lieutenant Pickering D. Allen, Company L, 3rd Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry

Group of Items Owned by 2nd Lieutenant Pickering D. Allen, Company L, 3rd Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
309
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Group of Items Owned by 2nd Lieutenant Pickering D. Allen, Company L, 3rd Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry, c. 1861-63, a Smith & Wesson Number 2 Army revolver, serial number 13891, an image of Lt. More ...

Group of Civil War-era Related Items

Group of Civil War-era Related Items

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
311
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Group of Civil War-era Related Items, an NCO belt with buckle and brass tab, a CDV of Robert E. Lee. with a C.R. Rees backmark, a Jefferson Davis CDV in lady's clothing, other images of soldiers, More ...

Golf Bag Wastebasket

Golf Bag Wastebasket

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1410
Estimate:
$100 - $200

Golf Bag Wastebasket, Ron Miller Associates, Inc., late 20th century, red vinyl with white trim, with personalized white sticker lettering, (stickers could be removed), ht. 18 3/4 in. More ...

Extensive Collection of Odd Fellows Paper Ephemera

Extensive Collection of Odd Fellows Paper Ephemera

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1478
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Extensive Collection of Odd Fellows Paper Ephemera, America, 19th/20th century, six Odd Fellows music sheets and three song sheets; twelve funeral odes; a printed Freeport Lodge phrase card; six More ...

Red-stained Poplar Daughters of Rebekah Pedestal

Red-stained Poplar Daughters of Rebekah Pedestal

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1491
Estimate:
$75 - $150

Red-stained Poplar Daughters of Rebekah Pedestal, America, late 19th century, the rectangular top with molded overhang and base, the sides with recessed panels with applied bead molding, the front More ...

Continental School, 19th Century      Composing the Love Letter

Continental School, 19th Century Composing the Love Letter

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
192
Sold for:
$185$150

Continental School, 19th Century Composing the Love Letter Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 16 5/8 x 19 1/2 in. (42.0 x 49.5 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, fine craquelure, scattered retouch, surface More ...

Staffordshire Salt-glazed Stoneware Littler's Blue Jug

Staffordshire Salt-glazed Stoneware Littler's Blue Jug

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Staffordshire Salt-glazed Stoneware Littler's Blue Jug, England, c. 1745, bulbous shape with scrolled handle and beak spout, white enameled with a floral bouquet to either side, white letter "L" More ...

Double-barreled Floor-standing Air or Vacuum Pump

Double-barreled Floor-standing Air or Vacuum Pump

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
407
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Double-barreled Floor-standing Air or Vacuum Pump, first half 19th century, Boston Mechanics Institution, mahogany stand with molded edges and banded inlay, brass fittings, dual ratchet arms and More ...

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
414
Sold for:
$246$200

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass, Minories, London, 19th century, 3 3/4-in. dia. printed paper card with cardinal points in block letters, fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

Pelorus Boxed Compass

Pelorus Boxed Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$111$90

Pelorus Boxed Compass, unmarked gimbaled 8-in. black compass card with cardinal and ordinal points marked in block letters, two folding sighting scopes, black-painted brass cover, all housed in a More ...

Large French Silver-plated Wine Tastevin, late 19th/early 20th century, marked "15G" and maker's mark with star and letters "PMEA/J,"

Large French Silver-plated Wine Tastevin, late 19th/early 20th century, marked "15G" and maker's mark with star and letters "PMEA/J,"

Auction:
3294T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Oct 08, 2019
Lot:
1356
Estimate:
$150 - $200

Large French Silver-plated Wine Tastevin, late 19th/early 20th century, marked "15G" and maker's mark with star and letters "PMEA/J," of typical form with a looped handle and thumbpiece, lg. 7 7/8 More ...

School of Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792)      Portrait of a Gentleman, Described as "Mr. Wilkinson"

School of Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792) Portrait of a Gentleman, Described as "Mr. Wilkinson"

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2019
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

School of Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792) Portrait of a Gentleman, Described as "Mr. Wilkinson" Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.0 x 63.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, More ...

Frederick Mulhaupt (American, 1871-1938)      The Stream

Frederick Mulhaupt (American, 1871-1938) The Stream

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2019
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Frederick Mulhaupt (American, 1871-1938) The Stream Unsigned, inscribed "M-7/16 x 16" in pencil on the reverse and corresponding to a photocopy of a Vose Galleries, Boston, letter that More ...

After Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)      Harlequin, 1907

After Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) Harlequin, 1907

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 26, 2019
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

After Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) Harlequin, 1907, 1966, from the Barcelona Suite, a proof before letters outside of the edition of 60, printed by Foto-Repro S.A., Barcelona, published by More ...

Reed & Barton Silver Overlay on Bronze Ten-piece Desk Set

Reed & Barton Silver Overlay on Bronze Ten-piece Desk Set

Auction:
3289T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2019
Lot:
1111
Sold for:
$160$130

Reed & Barton Silver Overlay on Bronze Ten-piece Desk Set, includes covered inkwell and stand, blotter, nib-cleaning brush, letter holder, candlestick, and four other pieces. More ...

Twenty-three Aluminum Letters and a Box

Twenty-three Aluminum Letters and a Box

Auction:
3289T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2019
Lot:
1374
Sold for:
$185$150

Twenty-three Aluminum Letters and a Box, letter ht. 4 in. More ...

Approximately Twenty-eight 18th to 20th Century Books

Approximately Twenty-eight 18th to 20th Century Books

Auction:
3289T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2019
Lot:
1441
Unsold
 

Approximately Twenty-eight 18th to 20th Century Books, including Letters, Written by the Late Jonathan Swift, 1767, a copy of Loring's Address on Intemperance, 1828, and E.W. Deming's Indian Child More ...

Etruscan Revival Gold and Glass Grapevine Necklace, Castellani

Etruscan Revival Gold and Glass Grapevine Necklace, Castellani

Auction:
3288B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 17, 2019
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$43,050$35,000

Etruscan Revival Gold and Glass Grapevine Necklace, Castellani, c. 1870, lg. 14 7/8 in., unsigned. Note: Accompanied by a letter from Wartski, signed by Geoffrey Munn, stating that the necklace More ...

Group of Postcards, Photographs, Letters, and other Ephemera Relating to Japan and Charles W. Copp

Group of Postcards, Photographs, Letters, and other Ephemera Relating to Japan and Charles W. Copp

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$62$50

Group of Postcards, Photographs, Letters, and other Ephemera Relating to Japan and Charles W. Copp, most postcards and photographs are of Japan and date to the early 20th century, many are More ...

Robert Lockhart Hobson, The George Eumorfopoulos Collection: Catalog of the Chinese, Corean, and Persian Pottery and Porcelain

Robert Lockhart Hobson, The George Eumorfopoulos Collection: Catalog of the Chinese, Corean, and Persian Pottery and Porcelain

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
541
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Robert Lockhart Hobson, The George Eumorfopoulos Collection: Catalog of the Chinese, Corean, and Persian Pottery and Porcelain, London, Ernest Benn, 1925-28, volumes, 1, 2, 5, and 6, limited More ...

Framed Gown Fragment Reportedly from Mary Queen of Scots

Framed Gown Fragment Reportedly from Mary Queen of Scots

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1375
Sold for:
$400$325

Framed Gown Fragment Reportedly from Mary Queen of Scots, accompanied by two letters of provenance, ht. 13, wd. 17 in. More ...

John B. Neagle (American, 1796-1865)     Portrait of a Young Child with an Alphabet Book

John B. Neagle (American, 1796-1865) Portrait of a Young Child with an Alphabet Book

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1404
Sold for:
$492$400

John B. Neagle (American, 1796-1865) Portrait of a Young Child with an Alphabet Book. Unsigned, identified in a letter from G.C. Neagle, the artist's son. Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in., framed. More ...