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Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1198
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation. London: Printed for C. Davis and A. Lyon, 1733. First edition, octavo, contents generally good, contemporary calf boards, rebacked, 7 3/4 More ...

Tabriz Carpet

Tabriz Carpet

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
582
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Tabriz Carpet, northwestern Iran, c. 1940, with a "Tree-of-Life" design on a cranberry-red field, 9 ft. 8 in. x 6 ft. 6 in. More ...

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
85
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn," made at Sarah Stivours' School, Salem, Massachusetts, dated 1788, stitched in silk on linen with eight lines of alphabet over the stitched inscription "HANNA BYRN More ...

Small Liverpool Transfer-decorated Creamware Jug

Small Liverpool Transfer-decorated Creamware Jug

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
173
Unsold
 

Small Liverpool Transfer-decorated Creamware Jug, England, late 18th/early 19th century, one side depicting a maid and a lamb, the other side with a woman seated beneath a willow tree, ht. 5 5/8 More ...

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910)      Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
274
Unsold
 

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk Unsigned, inscribed faintly "-D- 134/Mrs. HH Fuller-/will call" in pencil on the reverse. Oil on panel, 10 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. More ...

Louis Michel Eilshemius (American, 1864-1941)      Two Watercolor Landscapes: Birch Tree in a Forest

Louis Michel Eilshemius (American, 1864-1941) Two Watercolor Landscapes: Birch Tree in a Forest

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Louis Michel Eilshemius (American, 1864-1941) Two Watercolor Landscapes: Birch Tree in a Forest and Mountain Landscape with Pink Sky. Mountain Landscape signed and dated "Eilshemius" in ink l.c. More ...

Mounted Tree of Life Demilune Hooked "Welcome" Rug

Mounted Tree of Life Demilune Hooked "Welcome" Rug

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$554$450

Mounted Tree of Life Demilune Hooked "Welcome" Rug, ht. 22, wd. 43 1/2 in. More ...

Needlework Memorial for Harriet Davenport

Needlework Memorial for Harriet Davenport

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Needlework Memorial for Harriet Davenport, Harriet Piere at Miss Tolman's School, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1813, depicting a woman dressed in mourning clothes facing a monument with an urn above More ...

Three Alison Ruzsa Scenic Paperweights

Three Alison Ruzsa Scenic Paperweights

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
553
Sold for:
$523$425

Three Alison Ruzsa Scenic Paperweights, modern, each ovoid form, one with a couple beneath a willow, ht. 3 3/4; one with a couple to the foreground of a tree with white blossoms, ht. 3 3/4; and one More ...

Monardes, Nicolás (c. 1512-1588) Ioyfull Newes out of the Newfound World, wherein are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers

Monardes, Nicolás (c. 1512-1588) Ioyfull Newes out of the Newfound World, wherein are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Monardes, Nicolás (c. 1512-1588) Ioyfull Newes out of the Newfound World, wherein are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers and Sundrie Herbs, Trees, Oyles, Plants, & Stones. London: More ...

Mexican Polychrome Tree of Life Candelabra

Mexican Polychrome Tree of Life Candelabra

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1249
Sold for:
$584$475

Mexican Polychrome Tree of Life Candelabra, first quarter 20th century, intricately designed and painted with a figure of Eve standing in the middle, ht. 27, wd. 17 in. More ...

Blanc-de-chine Sculpture of Immortals

Blanc-de-chine Sculpture of Immortals

Auction:
3086T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 21, 2018
Lot:
1090
Sold for:
$400$325

Blanc-de-chine Sculpture of Immortals, China, 20th century, depicting Fu, Lu, and Shou, each holding their attributes, standing on a rockery base surrounded by peach trees and boys, impressed Dehua More ...

Malayer Rug

Malayer Rug

Auction:
3070B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2018
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$984$800

Malayer Rug, Iran, c. 1920, large-scale, highly stylized tree-of-life design on an ivory field, 6 ft. 9 in. x 5 ft. 3 in. More ...

Kerman "Meditation" Carpet

Kerman "Meditation" Carpet

Auction:
3070B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2018
Lot:
368
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Kerman "Meditation" Carpet, eastern Iran, c. 1930, with highly detailed tree-of-life design on an ivory field, all within a light blue border with birds and trees, 9 ft. 1 in. x 5 ft. 10 in. More ...

Blanc-de-chine Sculpture of Immortals

Blanc-de-chine Sculpture of Immortals

Auction:
3046T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1071
Unsold
 

Blanc-de-chine Sculpture of Immortals, China, 20th century, depicting Fu, Lu, and Shou, each holding their attributes, standing on a rockery base surrounded by peach trees and boys, impressed Dehua More ...

Paiute or Washo Coiled Basket

Paiute or Washo Coiled Basket

Auction:
3043B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 02, 2017
Lot:
418
Sold for:
$369$300

Paiute or Washo Coiled Basket, c. first quarter 20th century, with four "Tree of Life" devices, (minor stitch loss), ht. 5 1/2, dia. 11 in. Literature: American Indian Baskets, by Turnbaugh and More ...

Henry Kallem (American, 1912-1985)      House with a Red Tree

Henry Kallem (American, 1912-1985) House with a Red Tree

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1386
Sold for:
$185$150

Henry Kallem (American, 1912-1985) House with a Red Tree. Unsigned. Oil on board/Masonite, 12 x 16 in., framed. Condition: Surface grime. Provenance: Through the artist's estate; Skinner, More ...

Terra-cotta Cow-form "Tree of Life" Five-light Candelabra

Terra-cotta Cow-form "Tree of Life" Five-light Candelabra

Auction:
3030T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 05, 2017
Lot:
1604
Sold for:
$74$60

Terra-cotta Cow-form "Tree of Life" Five-light Candelabra, ht. 24, wd. 16 in. More ...

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter

Auction:
3058T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 18, 2017
Lot:
1149
Sold for:
$62$50

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter, 19th century, lg. 22 1/2, dp. 17 3/4 in. More ...

Henry Kallem (American, 1912-1985)      House with a Red Tree

Henry Kallem (American, 1912-1985) House with a Red Tree

Auction:
3019T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 13, 2017
Lot:
1214
Unsold
 

Henry Kallem (American, 1912-1985) House with a Red Tree. Unsigned. Oil on board/Masonite, 12 x 16 in., framed. Condition: Surface grime. Provenance: Through the artist's estate; Skinner, More ...

Hanging Scroll Depicting a Landscape

Hanging Scroll Depicting a Landscape

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1512
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Hanging Scroll Depicting a Landscape, China, in the manner of Gu Fang (c. 1690-1730), a pastoral scene with fields, trees, huts, figures and mountains, inscribed "after the brush method of Zhao More ...

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter

Auction:
3008T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 26, 2017
Lot:
1475
Unsold
 

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter, 19th century, lg. 22 1/2, dp. 17 3/4 in. More ...

Isphahan Rug

Isphahan Rug

Auction:
3004B
Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Apr 25, 2017
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Isphahan Rug, Iran, c. 1910, with "Tree of Life" design, 7 ft. x 4 ft. 7 in. More ...

Six English Transfer-decorated Ceramic Tableware Items

Six English Transfer-decorated Ceramic Tableware Items

Auction:
2997T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 06, 2017
Lot:
1724
Sold for:
$209$170

Six English Transfer-decorated Ceramic Tableware Items, a Royal Crown Derby "Olde Avesbury" sugar and two boxes, and a B & H "Pekin" covered vegetable dish, platter, and tree of life platter. More ...

Coral Carving of a Mother and Child

Coral Carving of a Mother and Child

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Coral Carving of a Mother and Child, China, 20th century, the mother standing and holding a branch of flowering plum blossoms in one hand with scrolling branches of plum blossoms and tendrils More ...

Painting Depicting an Old Tree with Branch

Painting Depicting an Old Tree with Branch

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
512
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Painting Depicting an Old Tree with Branch, China, Zeng Xiaojun (b. 1954), inscribed with Buddhist view of life "the future, neither going nor showing, neither substance nor emptiness," signed More ...

Mocha-decorated Creamware Child's Mug

Mocha-decorated Creamware Child's Mug

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$185$150

Mocha-decorated Creamware Child's Mug, England, c. 1800, with black mocha "trees" on a taupe ground below a green-glazed band of herringbone impressed rouletting, bracketed by thin black bands, the More ...

Dmitry Mikhailovich Krasnopevtsev (Russian, 1925-1995)      Metaphysical Still Life with Broken Tree and Hanging Bell

Dmitry Mikhailovich Krasnopevtsev (Russian, 1925-1995) Metaphysical Still Life with Broken Tree and Hanging Bell

Auction:
2977B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 27, 2017
Lot:
425
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Dmitry Mikhailovich Krasnopevtsev (Russian, 1925-1995) Metaphysical Still Life with Broken Tree and Hanging Bell Initialed and dated "K-81" l.r., identified on a Russian Union of Artists sales More ...

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter

Auction:
2967T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 08, 2016
Lot:
2048
Unsold
 

Pewter Tree of Life Warming Platter, 19th century, lg. 22 1/2, dp. 17 3/4 in. More ...

Two Staffordshire Transfer-decorated Table Items

Two Staffordshire Transfer-decorated Table Items

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Staffordshire Transfer-decorated Table Items, c. second quarter 19th century, a John Rogers & Son dinner plate with blue transfer-printed "Boston State House" image composed of three cows, two More ...