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American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane

American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane, America, third quarter 19th century, the silhouetted sheet copper image of a waving American flag with a full-body extended arm holding a hammer in More ...

Baltic Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker

Baltic Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker

Auction:
3195B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2019
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

Baltic Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker, probably Hungary, 17th century, maker's mark "ZM" or "ZAM," tall form with slightly flared rim, engraved with strapwork border enclosing inscription "ANNO DOMANI More ...

Baltic Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker

Baltic Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker

Auction:
3195B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2019
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Baltic Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker, mid-17th century, unmarked, with a gilded band to the rim and an engraved foliate cross on a stippled, "snakeskin" ground, ht. 5 7/8 in., 12.4 troy oz. More ...

Maison Alphonse Giroux Bronze Terrier

Maison Alphonse Giroux Bronze Terrier

Auction:
3195B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2019
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$523$425

Maison Alphonse Giroux Bronze Terrier, France, mid-19th century, modeled in a playful pose and set with glass eyes, inscription to base, lg. 4 3/4 in. Provenance: The Collection of Robert C. More ...

Chorrera Female Figure

Chorrera Female Figure

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
16
Unsold
 

Chorrera Female Figure, c. 1000-500 BC, tall figure standing on rounded legs and slim torso tapering into short robust arms held close at her sides, with trance-like expression and wearing a cap More ...

Four Veracruz Head Fragments

Four Veracruz Head Fragments

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Four Veracruz Head Fragments, late classic period, 550-950 AD, including a smiling head with spider monkey molded on the headdress, an El Faisan-type head with red tattoos on the checks, a head with More ...

Vicus Effigy Vessel

Vicus Effigy Vessel

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Vicus Effigy Vessel, c. 100-500 AD, one side depicts a man holding his hands to his chest, with protruding nose, slit eyes and mouth, and a crown-like coiffure, with large circular ear plugs, with a More ...

Dan Face Mask

Dan Face Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$984$800

Dan Face Mask, hollowed-out form with exaggerated beak with animal hair attached, pierced slit eyes and rounded horns, pierced around the rim for attachments, deep brown patina, (missing lower part More ...

Pair of Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Storage Bags

Pair of Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Storage Bags

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Pair of Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Storage Bags, fourth quarter 19th century, each sinew sewn in yellow, green, black, and translucent red against a white glass beaded ground, with small diamond and More ...

Great Lakes Beaded Knife Sheath

Great Lakes Beaded Knife Sheath

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$246$200

Great Lakes Beaded Knife Sheath, fourth quarter 19th century, beaded on one side with floral designs, with long hair drop, lg. without drop 13 1/2 in. Provenance: Purchased at Sotheby Parke More ...

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Model Cradle

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Model Cradle

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$861$700

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Model Cradle, fourth quarter 19th century, fully beaded in abstract geometric designs, wood slat bottom and fabric doll inside, lg. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Private More ...

Pair of Plains Quillwork Leg Cuffs

Pair of Plains Quillwork Leg Cuffs

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$369$300

Pair of Plains Quillwork Leg Cuffs, fourth quarter 19th century, backed by red trade cloth, with leather strips top and bottom, decorated with brass tack-work, with shell and colored feathers More ...

Two Isla de Sacrificios Bowls

Two Isla de Sacrificios Bowls

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
548
Sold for:
$492$400

Two Isla de Sacrificios Bowls, Post Classic, 1200-1500 AD, including one of shallow form painted in brown and white with a snarling deity's head, with curling snout and projecting tongue, the other More ...

Two Homolovi/Saint John Polychrome Clay Vessels

Two Homolovi/Saint John Polychrome Clay Vessels

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
556
Unsold
 

Two Homolovi/Saint John Polychrome Clay Vessels, a rounded bowl form, painted on the interior over a red slip in dark brown with a broad frieze of solid and striated stepped hooks, bold concentric More ...

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)      George R. Bishop June 1st, 1818

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) George R. Bishop June 1st, 1818

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
123
Unsold
 

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) George R. Bishop June 1st, 1818 Unsigned, identified in the composition. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in., in a gilt frame. More ...

Attributed to Mary S. Chapin (New England, Mid-19th Century)      Contemplation

Attributed to Mary S. Chapin (New England, Mid-19th Century) Contemplation

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$800$650

Attributed to Mary S. Chapin (New England, Mid-19th Century) Contemplation Unsigned, back of frame with typed note "MRS. BURROUGHS/ATTEWANGAN HOUSE/1830." Watercolor on paper, 8 x 10 1/2 in., More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of a Young Woman in a Purple Dress

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman in a Purple Dress

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
151
Sold for:
$584$475

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman in a Purple Dress Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/2 x 2 in., in a black lacquered frame. Condition: Not examined out of frame. More ...

Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863), Portrait of a Woman in Profile Sitting on a Paint-decorated Chair wit

Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863), Portrait of a Woman in Profile Sitting on a Paint-decorated Chair wit

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
156
Sold for:
$923$750

Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863) Portrait of a Woman in Profile Sitting on a Paint-decorated Chair with Book Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 7 1/2 x 5 5/8 in., in More ...

Noah North (New York, 1809-1880)      Portrait of Dewit Clinton Fargo

Noah North (New York, 1809-1880) Portrait of Dewit Clinton Fargo

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Noah North (New York, 1809-1880) Portrait of Dewit Clinton Fargo Inscribed and dated "By Noah North/No 11th/Mr. Dewit Clinton Fargo/Who died July 7th 1833/AE 12 years," on the back of the More ...

Samuel Rowell (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1815-1890)      Profile Portrait of Abby J. Fielden, c. 1820

Samuel Rowell (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1815-1890) Profile Portrait of Abby J. Fielden, c. 1820

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$338$275

Samuel Rowell (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1815-1890) Profile Portrait of Abby J. Fielden, c. 1820 Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Condition: More ...

"On Peace" Poem on Laid Paper

"On Peace" Poem on Laid Paper

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$185$150

"On Peace" Poem on Laid Paper, Benjamin Bonsell, 1785, written in alternating double lines of black and red ink flanked by classical figures, inscribed "Benj Bonsell" at the bottom, ht. 12 1/2, wd. More ...

Watercolor of a Mother and Children at a Jail

Watercolor of a Mother and Children at a Jail

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1037
Unsold
 

Watercolor of a Mother and Children at a Jail, attributed to Miss Patten's School, early 19th century, depicting a woman with two small children extending a hand to a shoeless child, brick building More ...

Watercolor Birth and Baptismal Fraktur for Maria Zollner

Watercolor Birth and Baptismal Fraktur for Maria Zollner

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1099
Unsold
 

Watercolor Birth and Baptismal Fraktur for Maria Zollner, the Blowsy Angel artist, Upper Milford, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1796, the circular central frame with German inscription and heart More ...

Collection of Auction Catalogs

Collection of Auction Catalogs

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
541
Sold for:
$461$375

Collection of Auction Catalogs, Christie's and Sotheby's, mostly from the 1980s and 1990s, including the Basil Ionides Chinese Porcelain sale, Sotheby's, 1963, in four parts, approximately forty More ...

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)      Portrait of a New England Gentleman

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of a New England Gentleman

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of a New England Gentleman Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: Small scratch on More ...

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)      Portrait of a Woman in a Purple Dress

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Woman in a Purple Dress

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Woman in a Purple Dress Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in., in a black-painted molded frame. Condition: Minor More ...

Watercolor Lipe-Lambert Family Record

Watercolor Lipe-Lambert Family Record

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

Watercolor Lipe-Lambert Family Record, William Murray, Vermont, 1806, a large central heart inscribed with the birth and marriage dates of John A. Lipe and Elizabeth Lambert surrounded by smaller More ...

American School, Late 18th Century      Portrait of a Lady in a Printed Dress

American School, Late 18th Century Portrait of a Lady in a Printed Dress

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$984$800

American School, Late 18th Century Portrait of a Lady in a Printed Dress Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in., in a wood and pressed brass frame. Condition: Pigment loss in the More ...

American School, Late 18th Century      Portrait of a Gentleman in a Blue Jacket Holding a Book

American School, Late 18th Century Portrait of a Gentleman in a Blue Jacket Holding a Book

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

American School, Late 18th Century Portrait of a Gentleman in a Blue Jacket Holding a Book Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in., in a wood and pressed brass frame. Condition: No More ...

American School, 19th Century      Miniature Portrait of a Young Woman

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Young Woman

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$738$600

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Young Woman Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 3 x 2 1/2 in., in a black japanned frame. Condition: No obvious damage, not examined out of More ...