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Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams, 18th century, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Fecit for Tho's Williams. More ...

Modern Moorcroft Pottery Leaf and Blackberry Plate

Modern Moorcroft Pottery Leaf and Blackberry Plate

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1128
Sold for:
$62$50

Modern Moorcroft Pottery Leaf and Blackberry Plate, dia. 8 3/4 in. More ...

Modern Moorcroft Pottery Leaf and Blackberry Plate

Modern Moorcroft Pottery Leaf and Blackberry Plate

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1486
Unsold
 

Modern Moorcroft Pottery Leaf and Blackberry Plate, dia. 8 3/4 in. More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Autograph Note Signed 30 October 1917.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Autograph Note Signed 30 October 1917.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1063
Sold for:
$461$375

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Autograph Note Signed 30 October 1917. Short note on Sagamore Hill card, inscribed on one side to New York Mayor John Purroy Mitchel (1879-1918) asking for box seats More ...

Two Masonic/Fraternal Canes

Two Masonic/Fraternal Canes

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1089
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Masonic/Fraternal Canes, 19th century, one with whale ivory top on a mahogany shaft, the head engraved "T.J. WINSLOW/BUFFALO/1854" with square and compass, the other with silver head engraved More ...

Whale Ivory and Wood Cane

Whale Ivory and Wood Cane

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$984$800

Whale Ivory and Wood Cane, 19th century, faceted head on a mahogany shaft with mother-of-pearl decoration, metal tip, lg. 35 in. More ...

Two Masonic/Fraternal Canes

Two Masonic/Fraternal Canes

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
497
Unsold
 

Two Masonic/Fraternal Canes, 19th century, one with whale ivory top on a mahogany shaft, the head engraved "T.J. WINSLOW/BUFFALO/1854" with square and compass, the other with silver head engraved More ...

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items.

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$185$150

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items. Including: 1) Gladstone, William E. (1809-1898) autograph letter signed, 15 February 1842; three page letter inscribed on small wove bifolium, with a More ...

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (Russian, 1817-1900)      Along the Coast, Capri

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (Russian, 1817-1900) Along the Coast, Capri

Auction:
2977B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 27, 2017
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$123,000$100,000

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (Russian, 1817-1900) Along the Coast, Capri Signed and dated "Aïvazovsky/1892" l.l., signed and dated similarly on the reverse, also inscribed with the artist's More ...

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items.

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
84
Unsold
 

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items. Including: 1) Gladstone, William E. (1809-1898) autograph letter signed, 15 February 1842; three page letter inscribed on small wove bifolium, with a More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations.

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations. Typed letter signed, 31 August 1960, to Zeake W. Johnson Jr. (1910-1992), Sergeant at Arms for the House of More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Photographic Portrait by Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) with Autograph Note Signed, 17 November 1908

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Photographic Portrait by Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) with Autograph Note Signed, 17 November 1908

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1083
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Photographic Portrait by Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) with Autograph Note Signed, 17 November 1908. The large portrait signed by Curtis in red crayon, bottom More ...

Oswald, Lee Harvey (1939-1963) Draft Letter Signed, [Minsk, Russia, 30 January 1962.]

Oswald, Lee Harvey (1939-1963) Draft Letter Signed, [Minsk, Russia, 30 January 1962.]

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
42
Unsold
 

Oswald, Lee Harvey (1939-1963) Draft Letter Signed, [Minsk, Russia, 30 January 1962.] Two pages of lined note paper, each inscribed in pencil on one side. To John Connally Jr. (1917-1993) asking More ...

Flag of The 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps and Commissions of Daniel K.   Cross

Flag of The 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps and Commissions of Daniel K. Cross

Auction:
2684M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 02, 2013
Lot:
154
Unsold
 

Flag of The 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps and Commissions of Daniel K. Cross, c. 1862-1865, wool bunting flag with a red stripe on the hoist side, followed by a white, then red, with a More ...

Pawnee-style Bear Claw Necklace

Pawnee-style Bear Claw Necklace

Auction:
2636B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 11, 2013
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$57,000$47,500

Pawnee-style Bear Claw Necklace, assembled by Milford Chandler (1889-1981), constructed with an otter skin painted red beadson the hide side, the head with a black and white beaded strip on red More ...

Reagan, Ronald (1911-2004)

Reagan, Ronald (1911-2004)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

Reagan, Ronald (1911-2004), Autograph letter signed, two pages, July 16th [1961], on personal letterhead with hand correction of "Regan", to Miss Merced, concerning comments on a column written by More ...

József Rippl-Rónai (Hungarian, 1861-1927)      Figures in a Field

József Rippl-Rónai (Hungarian, 1861-1927) Figures in a Field

Auction:
2560B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 09, 2011
Lot:
515
Sold for:
$47,400$40,000

József Rippl-Rónai (Hungarian, 1861-1927) Figures in a Field Signed "Rónai" l.r., inscribed "Rippl-Ronai" in pencil on a label on the reverse. Oil on cardboard, 19 1/2 x 27 1/4 in. (49.4 x More ...

Maurice Utrillo (French, 1883-1955)      Impasse trainee sous la neige à Montmartre

Maurice Utrillo (French, 1883-1955) Impasse trainee sous la neige à Montmartre

Auction:
2560B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 09, 2011
Lot:
518
Sold for:
$101,910$86,000

Maurice Utrillo (French, 1883-1955) Impasse trainee sous la neige à Montmartre Signed "Maurice, Utrillo, V" l.r., inscribed "-Montmartre,-" l.l., inscribed "...24-7-44" in red chalk with More ...

Jane Peterson (American, 1876-1965)      Lotus Flower

Jane Peterson (American, 1876-1965) Lotus Flower

Auction:
2547B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 20, 2011
Lot:
484
Unsold
 

Jane Peterson (American, 1876-1965) Lotus Flower Signed "Jane Peterson" l.r., titled in pencil on the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm), framed. Condition: Minor retouch, More ...

Marvin Cone (American, 1891-1964)      Old Timer

Marvin Cone (American, 1891-1964) Old Timer

Auction:
2535B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 28, 2011
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$118,500$100,000

Marvin Cone (American, 1891-1964) Old Timer, 1941 Signed "MARVIN CONE" l.l., identified on labels from the Carnegie Institute (see N.B. below) affixed to the reverse, stamped "THE PFLEGER More ...

John La Farge  (American, 1835-1910)      Study for Side Lancets of Facade Windows, Trinity Church, Boston, c. 1880

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) Study for Side Lancets of Facade Windows, Trinity Church, Boston, c. 1880

Auction:
2531B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 18, 2010
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) Study for Side Lancets of Facade Windows, Trinity Church, Boston, c. 1880 Unsigned, stamped with La Farge's personal seal in red l.c., inscribed "Trinity More ...

Modern Painting

Modern Painting

Auction:
2528B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Dec 04, 2010
Lot:
1360
Sold for:
$424,000$370,000

Modern Painting, Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), colors on paper, depiction of blue and green mountains, dated a summer day in guiyi year (1953), inscribed "Boyuan dao di fa jiao, Daqian di Zhang Yuan," More ...

Paul Manship (American, 1885-1966) and Gaston Lachaise (American, 1882-1935)      Plaster Sketch-model for a Pediment, c. 1916

Paul Manship (American, 1885-1966) and Gaston Lachaise (American, 1882-1935) Plaster Sketch-model for a Pediment, c. 1916

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
332
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

Paul Manship (American, 1885-1966) and Gaston Lachaise (American, 1882-1935) Plaster Sketch-model for a Pediment, c. 1916 Unsigned. Plaster with patina, 15 3/16 x 3 1/2 (at its apex) x 1 5/8 More ...

Schweitzer, Albert (1875-1965)

Schweitzer, Albert (1875-1965)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$15,000$12,658

Schweitzer, Albert (1875-1965), Important Collection of Schweitzer and Schweitzer Related Material, collected by Charles Joy, including: approx. 30 autograph manuscript letters signed by Schweitzer, More ...

Two Royal Doulton Lambeth Salt-glaze Table Articles

Two Royal Doulton Lambeth Salt-glaze Table Articles

Auction:
2481
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 24, 2009
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$504$425

Two Royal Doulton Lambeth Salt-glaze Table Articles, first, a personalized mug, c. 1905, by assistant Florrie Jones and an unidentified assistant, with ear handle and tapered body decorated with a More ...

Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837-1908)      Mountain Landscape

Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837-1908) Mountain Landscape

Auction:
2459
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 15, 2009
Lot:
109A
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837-1908) Mountain Landscape Signed and dated "A T Bricher 1860" l.c. Oil on canvas, 30 x 45 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm), unframed. Condition: Lined, tape to More ...

Two Metal Fire Helmets by Cairns & Brother

Two Metal Fire Helmets by Cairns & Brother

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
434
Sold for:
$147$125

Two Metal Fire Helmets by Cairns & Brother, Clifton, New Jersey, one (repainted) white Assistant Chief, the other bright-metal with red shield Lieutenant PFD. More ...

William Rimmer (American, 1816-1879)  Job and His Comforters

William Rimmer (American, 1816-1879) Job and His Comforters

Auction:
2269
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Mar 04, 2005
Lot:
299
Sold for:
$21,150$18,000

William Rimmer (American, 1816-1879)Job and His ComfortersSigned "Rimmer" l.r., titled and inscribed, and with label "...Owner Caroline Hunt Rimmer" on the reverse.Oil on board, 10 x More ...

Williams, Tennessee (1911-1983)

Williams, Tennessee (1911-1983)

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
52
Unsold
 

Williams, Tennessee (1911-1983), Letter signed, October 22, 1976, one page, to Stella and Carl, concerning general news both professional and personal, "very sad had no chance to see you, what More ...

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$646$550

Buchanan, James (1791-1868), Two items, first, autograph letter signed, February 15th, 1868, one page, to J. K. Furlong, responding to a query concerning a past personal assistant, (good); second, More ...