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Pair of Polychrome Painted Juggling Clubs

Pair of Polychrome Painted Juggling Clubs

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1605
Unsold
 

Pair of Polychrome Painted Juggling Clubs, 19th century, blue-painted bodies with central red band and white heart, ht. 15 1/2 in. Provenance: Skinner, March 4, 2012, Lot 452. More ...

Six Turned and Painted Baseball Player-decorated Juggling Pins

Six Turned and Painted Baseball Player-decorated Juggling Pins

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Six Turned and Painted Baseball Player-decorated Juggling Pins, early 20th century, with painted stripes, each depicting a baseball player in a different stance, ht. 15 in. More ...

Pair of Turned and Painted Juggling Pins

Pair of Turned and Painted Juggling Pins

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
439
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Pair of Turned and Painted Juggling Pins, late 19th/early 20th century, with gold star and sawtooth decoration outlined in red against a black background, ht. 18 1/2 in. More ...

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977)      Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown ,  Performing Horses

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977) Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown , Performing Horses

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$135$110

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977) Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown, Performing Horses, and Acrobats, 1930s. Each stamped "PHOTOGRAPH BY/EDWARD QUIGLEY/4231 WALNUT More ...

Letterpress Printing, a Collection of Broadsides and Other Ephemera Printed by Adrian Wilson (1923-1988), 1940s-50s.

Letterpress Printing, a Collection of Broadsides and Other Ephemera Printed by Adrian Wilson (1923-1988), 1940s-50s.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
185
Unsold
 

Letterpress Printing, a Collection of Broadsides and Other Ephemera Printed by Adrian Wilson (1923-1988), 1940s-50s. An archive of approximately forty pieces, most related to The Interplayers More ...

Pair of Polychrome Painted Juggling Clubs

Pair of Polychrome Painted Juggling Clubs

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1370
Unsold
 

Pair of Polychrome Painted Juggling Clubs, 19th century, blue-painted bodies with central red band and white heart, ht. 15 1/2 in. Provenance: Skinner, March 4, 2012, Lot 452. More ...

Rose Sheldon Bagget Correspondence and Six Juggling Pins

Rose Sheldon Bagget Correspondence and Six Juggling Pins

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1591
Sold for:
$308$250

Rose Sheldon Bagget Correspondence and Six Juggling Pins, late 19th/early 20th century, large group of letters, postcards, cards, and photographs of Rose Sheldon and other performers, places, and More ...

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977)      Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown ,  Performing Horses

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977) Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown , Performing Horses

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1090
Unsold
 

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977) Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown, Performing Horses, and Acrobats, 1930s. Each stamped "PHOTOGRAPH BY/EDWARD QUIGLEY/4231 WALNUT More ...

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$369$300

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog, France, carved and faceted boxwood body with hinged iron hold-down, lg. 10 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977)      Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown ,  Performing Horses

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977) Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown , Performing Horses

Auction:
3072B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 26, 2018
Lot:
95
Unsold
 

Edward W. Quigley (American, 1898-1977) Three Photographs of Circus Subjects: Clown, Performing Horses, and Acrobats, 1930s. Each stamped "PHOTOGRAPH BY/EDWARD QUIGLEY/4231 WALNUT More ...

Washington Allston (American, 1779-1843)      Robbers Fighting with Each Other for the Spoils Over a Murdered Traveler

Washington Allston (American, 1779-1843) Robbers Fighting with Each Other for the Spoils Over a Murdered Traveler

Auction:
3029B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2017
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$86,100$70,000

Washington Allston (American, 1779-1843) Robbers Fighting with Each Other for the Spoils Over a Murdered Traveler Unsigned, identified and dated "...1801" on a presentation plaque, loan label More ...

Two Pairs of Carved and Paint-decorated Juggling Pins

Two Pairs of Carved and Paint-decorated Juggling Pins

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
120
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Two Pairs of Carved and Paint-decorated Juggling Pins, America, late 19th century, one pair with elongated black overlapping ovals, green highlights, and silver bands, the other pair black with More ...

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material.

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1089
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material. Including approximately seventy autograph letters signed from family members, theatre contacts, and More ...

Eugene Borisovich Dunkel (Russian/American, 1890-1972)      Set Design for Aurora's Wedding in The Sleeping Beauty

Eugene Borisovich Dunkel (Russian/American, 1890-1972) Set Design for Aurora's Wedding in The Sleeping Beauty

Auction:
2673B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 20, 2013
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$4,500$3,750

Eugene Borisovich Dunkel (Russian/American, 1890-1972) Set Design for Aurora's Wedding in The Sleeping Beauty, 1939 Unsigned, identified on a label and with stamps from the artist and United More ...

Seven Dutch .833 Silver Figural Miniatures

Seven Dutch .833 Silver Figural Miniatures

Auction:
2645B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 06, 2013
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$420$350

Seven Dutch .833 Silver Figural Miniatures, 19th and 20th century, a woman reading at an oversized desk, a peg-legged street performer with his monkey, a blacksmith, two men carrying a stack of More ...

Ten New York Theatre Program Playbills

Ten New York Theatre Program Playbills

Auction:
2616M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 10, 2012
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$62$50

Ten New York Theatre Program Playbills, including The Debutante, 1914, Knickerbocker Theatre; Alice In Wonderland, 1915, Hudson Theatre; Rosalie, 1928, New Amsterdam Theatre; Other Men's Wives, More ...

Two Ivory Figures

Two Ivory Figures

Auction:
2528B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Dec 03, 2010
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$178$150

Two Ivory Figures, Japan, 19th century, one as a man holding a ladder with two children, the other as a standing figure of a street performer, ht. 5 3/8, 4 1/4 in. More ...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Lithograph Poster

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Lithograph Poster

Auction:
2521M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2010
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$563$475

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Lithograph Poster, c. 1943, Barbour Street Show Grounds, Hartford, Connecticut, 30 1/4 x 28 in. N.B. On July 6, 1944, the Barbour St. show grounds in More ...

Antique Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace

Antique Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$7,821$6,600

Antique Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, composed of eighty-seven saltwater pearls and one freshwater pearl graduating in size from 7.55 x 7.48 mm to 4.44 mm, completed by a rose-cut diamond More ...

Diamond Solitaire

Diamond Solitaire

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$6,281$5,300

Diamond Solitaire, prong-set with an old mine-cut diamond weighing 2.74 cts., 14kt white gold mount, together with a platinum band, size 5 1/2 and 6 3/4, (unmounted). Provenance: Descendants of More ...

Antique 14kt Gold, Ruby and Diamond Brooch/Bracelet, St. Petersburg

Antique 14kt Gold, Ruby and Diamond Brooch/Bracelet, St. Petersburg

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$13,628$11,500

Antique 14kt Gold, Ruby and Diamond Brooch/Bracelet, St. Petersburg, the brooch prong-set with a cabochon ruby measuring approx. 13.25 x 10.51 x 7.60 mm framed by old European-cut diamonds, approx. More ...

Edwardian 14kt Gold, Enamel and Diamond Locket, Russia

Edwardian 14kt Gold, Enamel and Diamond Locket, Russia

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$5,096$4,300

Edwardian 14kt Gold, Enamel and Diamond Locket, Russia, the guilloche enamel form centering a bezel-set diamond, rose-cut diamond edge, dia. 7/8 in., marked AH. Provenance: Descendants of the More ...

Antique Seed Pearl and Enamel Pendant Watch

Antique Seed Pearl and Enamel Pendant Watch

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
397
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Antique Seed Pearl and Enamel Pendant Watch, the bi-color goldtone dial with Roman numeral indicators, with verge escapement movement no. 1546, within enamel and split seed pearl case, dia. 1 in. More ...

Antique Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, France

Antique Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, France

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
398
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

Antique Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, France, set with five cabochon emeralds each flanked by old mine and rose-cut diamonds, joined by hammered curb links, silver-topped 18kt gold mount, lg. 7 5/8 More ...

Edwardian Diamond and Seed Pearl Bar Pin

Edwardian Diamond and Seed Pearl Bar Pin

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
399
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Edwardian Diamond and Seed Pearl Bar Pin, bead-set with twenty-one old mine and old European-cut diamond melee, approx. total wt. 2.00 cts., platinum-topped gold mount, lg. 3 1/8 in. Provenance: More ...

18kt Gold and Cabochon Sapphire Ring

18kt Gold and Cabochon Sapphire Ring

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

18kt Gold and Cabochon Sapphire Ring, bezel-set with a cabochon sapphire measuring approx. 17.60 x 13.00 x 9.35 mm, size 2 1/2, boxed, (cabochon unevenly domed). Provenance: Descendants of the More ...

Antique 18kt Gold and Diamond Seed Pearl Pendant Watch, France

Antique 18kt Gold and Diamond Seed Pearl Pendant Watch, France

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$474$400

Antique 18kt Gold and Diamond Seed Pearl Pendant Watch, France, the white enamel dial with Arabic numeral indicators, enclosing jeweled gilt movement, within case with rose-cut diamond fleur-de-lis More ...

Three Jewelry Items, France

Three Jewelry Items, France

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$296$250

Three Jewelry Items, France, two shirt studs, one set with a circular-cut pale sapphire, the other with a goshenite, and a set of cuff links, platinum and 18kt gold mounts. Provenance: More ...

Art Nouveau Silver and Enamel Chain

Art Nouveau Silver and Enamel Chain

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
403
Sold for:
$830$700

Art Nouveau Silver and Enamel Chain, composed of paperclip chain highlighted by blue enamel fancy links with swag motifs and accented by glass beads simulated lapis, 900 silver mark, lg. 36 in. More ...

18kt Gold and Green Tourmaline Stud Earrings

18kt Gold and Green Tourmaline Stud Earrings

Auction:
2462
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 16, 2009
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

18kt Gold and Green Tourmaline Stud Earrings, each set with an oval-cut tourmaline measuring approx. 13.00 x 11.20 x 6.20 mm, French maker's mark CS, (one earring back missing). Provenance: More ...