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Five Asian Items

Five Asian Items

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1388
Sold for:
$25$20

Five Asian Items, a framed Chinese embroidered silk roundel with a bird design; a Japanese fish rubbing on fabric; a framed print portrait of an old white-bearded Korean man; and a pair of framed More ...

Three Bolts of Elenhank Designers Textiles

Three Bolts of Elenhank Designers Textiles

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
276
Sold for:
$308$250

Three Bolts of Elenhank Designers Textiles, "Riverside," 1968, silk, 101 x 47; "Ring Around the World," 1958, cotton, 126 x 48; and "Printing Press," linen, 1954, 81 x 47 in. Note: "Printing More ...

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1084
Sold for:
$123$100

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud, China, 1981, 9/50, with painted details on paper, numbered, titled, and dated in pencil at the bottom, framed and glazed, sight size 16 1/8 More ...

Five Asian Items

Five Asian Items

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1207
Unsold
 

Five Asian Items, a framed Chinese embroidered silk roundel with a bird design; a Japanese fish rubbing on fabric; a framed print portrait of an old white-bearded Korean man; and a pair of framed More ...

Two Illustrated Manuscripts

Two Illustrated Manuscripts

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1290
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Illustrated Manuscripts, each depicting a bird in a rectangular panel with an Arabic inscription on top, in a border with a vegetal design, color on paper, framed and glazed, sight size 13 1/4 x More ...

Twenty-two Books

Twenty-two Books

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1129
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Twenty-two Books, late 18th/19th century, mostly educational, some literature, several books covered in printed dress fabric, one a manuscript exercise book. The Marge Staufer Americana More ...

Four Marble Odd Fellows Gavel Bases

Four Marble Odd Fellows Gavel Bases

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1835
Sold for:
$135$110

Four Marble Odd Fellows Gavel Bases, America, late 19th/early 20th century, one with engraved and red-painted inscription "NEW CENTURY/LODGE./NO. 1122. I.O.O.F."; one with engraved and black-painted More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Ketab' al- Tahara (The book of Purity) in Arabic; and 2) Ketab' al-Tejara (The Book of Trade).

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Ketab' al- Tahara (The book of Purity) in Arabic; and 2) Ketab' al-Tejara (The Book of Trade).

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$246$200

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Ketab' al- Tahara (The book of Purity) in Arabic; and 2) Ketab' al-Tejara (The Book of Trade). Quarto-format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink, with More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Manzuma Syghah Aghde Nakah (Poetry of the Formula of Marriage Contract) 1235 AH [1819 CE]; and 2) Hashie

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Manzuma Syghah Aghde Nakah (Poetry of the Formula of Marriage Contract) 1235 AH [1819 CE]; and 2) Hashie

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1044
Sold for:
$246$200

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Manzuma Syghah Aghde Nakah (Poetry of the Formula of Marriage Contract) 1235 AH [1819 CE]; and 2) Hashie bar Maealim (Sidenotes on Milestones), 1236 AH [1820 CE]. More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resala dar Uloomé Ghoráni (A Treatise on Quranic Sciences).

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resala dar Uloomé Ghoráni (A Treatise on Quranic Sciences).

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$277$225

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resala dar Uloomé Ghoráni (A Treatise on Quranic Sciences). Quarto-format manuscript on polished laid beige and yellow paper in black and red ink, bound in limp black More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resale Javaher' al-Hesab (Treatise on the Jewels of Arithmetic), 1259 AH [1843 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resale Javaher' al-Hesab (Treatise on the Jewels of Arithmetic), 1259 AH [1843 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$400$325

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resale Javaher' al-Hesab (Treatise on the Jewels of Arithmetic), 1259 AH [1843 CE]. Octavo-format manuscript on polished laid paper, black ink, some red text, bound in More ...

Ferdinand VI, King of Spain (1713-1759) Signed Grant of Nobility for Don Manuel Cantero, 3 September 1753.

Ferdinand VI, King of Spain (1713-1759) Signed Grant of Nobility for Don Manuel Cantero, 3 September 1753.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1095
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Ferdinand VI, King of Spain (1713-1759) Signed Grant of Nobility for Don Manuel Cantero, 3 September 1753. Small folio illuminated manuscript on parchment, with full-page hand-painted and colored More ...

Justinian I (c. 483-565) Institutionum Civilium Libri Quatuor  , Latin Manuscript on Paper, Late 17th-Early 18th Century.

Justinian I (c. 483-565) Institutionum Civilium Libri Quatuor , Latin Manuscript on Paper, Late 17th-Early 18th Century.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1115
Sold for:
$221$180

Justinian I (c. 483-565) Institutionum Civilium Libri Quatuor, Latin Manuscript on Paper, Late 17th-Early 18th Century. Quarto, brown ink on laid paper, approximately 130 leaves, including one More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Yusuf and Zulaikha  , or Joseph and Potiphar's Wife  , Early 19th Century.

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Yusuf and Zulaikha , or Joseph and Potiphar's Wife , Early 19th Century.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1149
Sold for:
$461$375

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Yusuf and Zulaikha, or Joseph and Potiphar's Wife, Early 19th Century. Narrow octavo-format manuscript on polished paper, containing an elaborate double-page illuminated More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper. Tahzib' al-Usool (Purification of Principles), Handwritten by Mohammad Reza Nishabouri, 981 AH [1573 CE].

Persian Manuscript on Paper. Tahzib' al-Usool (Purification of Principles), Handwritten by Mohammad Reza Nishabouri, 981 AH [1573 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1158
Sold for:
$369$300

Persian Manuscript on Paper. Tahzib' al-Usool (Purification of Principles), Handwritten by Mohammad Reza Nishabouri, 981 AH [1573 CE]. Octavo-format manuscript on polished laid paper, black ink, More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper. Tazkerat' al-Alaaj (Book of Treatment) 1251 AH [1835 CE].

Persian Manuscript on Paper. Tazkerat' al-Alaaj (Book of Treatment) 1251 AH [1835 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1159
Unsold
 

Persian Manuscript on Paper. Tazkerat' al-Alaaj (Book of Treatment) 1251 AH [1835 CE]. Quarto-format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black and red, with a table in red and black at the More ...

American School, 20th Century    Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy

American School, 20th Century Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1381
Sold for:
$25$20

American School, 20th Century Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy. Unsigned. Woodblock print, image size 22 1/2 x 30 5/8 in., framed. Condition: Toning, rippling, More ...

Chinese Carved Woodblock Printing Block

Chinese Carved Woodblock Printing Block

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1263
Sold for:
$123$100

Chinese Carved Woodblock Printing Block, lg. 31 in. More ...

Illuminated Manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$86$70

Illuminated Manuscript, Persia, depicting men on horseback hunting lions with swords and spears, opaque watercolor on paper, bands of inscriptions to top and bottom, framed and glazed, sight size 11 More ...

Illuminated Manuscript Page

Illuminated Manuscript Page

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1102
Sold for:
$98$80

Illuminated Manuscript Page, India, 19th/20th century, ink and opaque color on paper, miniature painting depicting a hunting scene, surrounded by calligraphy within columns and borders, framed and More ...

American School, 20th Century    Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy

American School, 20th Century Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1068
Unsold
 

American School, 20th Century Tabletop Still Life with Fruit, Bottles, and Vase with a Daisy. Unsigned. Woodblock print, image size 22 1/2 x 30 5/8 in., framed. Condition: Toning, rippling, More ...

Nathan Margolis (American, b. 1908)    Quiet Boats

Nathan Margolis (American, b. 1908) Quiet Boats

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1069
Sold for:
$135$110

Nathan Margolis (American, b. 1908) Quiet Boats. Signed "Nathan Margolis" l.r., titled l.l., numbered "8/25" l.c. Color woodblock print, image size 18 1/8 x 7 3/8 in., framed. Condition: More ...

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016)    The Print Scarf

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016) The Print Scarf

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1160
Sold for:
$308$250

Ed Baynard (American, 1940-2016) The Print Scarf. Numbered, signed, and dated "47/70 Ed Baynard 1980" l.r., with a Tyler Graphics embossed stamp at l.l. corner of sheet. Color woodblock print More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Feqh, Jurisprudence  , 1239 AH [1824 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Feqh, Jurisprudence , 1239 AH [1824 CE].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$369$300

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Feqh, Jurisprudence, 1239 AH [1824 CE]. Octavo manuscript on laid polished paper, approximately twenty-one lines per page, text in black ink with red, bound in limp dark More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel).

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel).

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
67
Unsold
 

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel). Small octavo format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink with red diacritical marks, approximately twenty lines per More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Sahifeh Sajjadieh  , Calligrapher Emad al-Din Tooni, 973 AH [1566 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Sahifeh Sajjadieh , Calligrapher Emad al-Din Tooni, 973 AH [1566 CE].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$492$400

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Sahifeh Sajjadieh, Calligrapher Emad al-Din Tooni, 973 AH [1566 CE]. Small octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, eleven lines of text written in black, red, and gold More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Crescent Garden  , with Marginal Notes by Sheikh Baha'i, 1120 AH [1708 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Crescent Garden , with Marginal Notes by Sheikh Baha'i, 1120 AH [1708 CE].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
71
Unsold
 

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Crescent Garden, with Marginal Notes by Sheikh Baha'i, 1120 AH [1708 CE]. Small octavo format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink with some red, More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Treatise on the Benefits of Religion   by Mulla Mohammad Thaer Ghomi, 1193 AH [1779 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Treatise on the Benefits of Religion by Mulla Mohammad Thaer Ghomi, 1193 AH [1779 CE].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
73
Unsold
 

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Treatise on the Benefits of Religion by Mulla Mohammad Thaer Ghomi, 1193 AH [1779 CE]. Octavo manuscript on coarse laid paper, text in black ink, approximately thirteen More ...

Archdekin, Richard (1616-1690) Theologia Quadripartita.

Archdekin, Richard (1616-1690) Theologia Quadripartita.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
76
Unsold
 

Archdekin, Richard (1616-1690) Theologia Quadripartita. Prague: Universitatis Carolo-Ferdinandeae in Collegio Societ. Jesu, 1678. Octavo, contemporary parchment over wooden boards, clasps and More ...

Exotic Books, Six Examples.

Exotic Books, Six Examples.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Exotic Books, Six Examples. Including: two Ethiopic manuscripts on parchment, one large quarto format in wooden boards and blind-stamped leather; the other small 12mo format in wooden boards covered More ...