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Five Carved Whalebone Items

Five Carved Whalebone Items

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1229
Sold for:
$431$350

Five Carved Whalebone Items, 19th century, a pulley block, two clothespins, a shark, and a fish, lg. to 7 in. More ...

Three Wood Pulleys

Three Wood Pulleys

Auction:
3021M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 20, 2017
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Wood Pulleys, ht. to 8 in. More ...

Large Iron and Wood Pulley with Hook

Large Iron and Wood Pulley with Hook

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1210
Unsold
 

Large Iron and Wood Pulley with Hook, ht. 32 in. More ...

Charles Fasoldt's Patent Inverted Dial Regulator

Charles Fasoldt's Patent Inverted Dial Regulator

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$315,000$260,000

Charles Fasoldt's Patent Inverted Dial Regulator, Albany, for H. Eckert, Troy, New York, c. 1865, gilt-iron and glass case with full-length glass doors front and back, the front marked in gold leaf More ...

New England Mirror Wall Clock

New England Mirror Wall Clock

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

New England Mirror Wall Clock, probably southern Maine, c. 1820, the pine case with ebonized and gilt turned half-columns with brass rosettes at the corners, reverse-painted glass over the painted More ...

William Bond & Sons Mahogany Astronomical Floor Regulator No. 152

William Bond & Sons Mahogany Astronomical Floor Regulator No. 152

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

William Bond & Sons Mahogany Astronomical Floor Regulator No. 152, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1860, the turned and segmented wooden bezel opens to the 11 1/2-in. silvered brass dial with outer More ...

John Moore & Sons Regency Mahogany Regulator, Thomas Nicholas Lowther, Cabinetmaker

John Moore & Sons Regency Mahogany Regulator, Thomas Nicholas Lowther, Cabinetmaker

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

John Moore & Sons Regency Mahogany Regulator, Thomas Nicholas Lowther, Cabinetmaker, Clerkenwell, London, c. 1825-30, pitched pediment case with chamfered corners flanking the 12-in. glazed door More ...

English Astronomical Regulator by Gabriel

English Astronomical Regulator by Gabriel

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
249
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

English Astronomical Regulator by Gabriel, London, c. 1860, arch-top mahogany case with full-length glazed door, paneled lower section and simple stepped base, silvered 12-in. dial marked More ...

Seven Nautical Block Pulleys

Seven Nautical Block Pulleys

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$277$225

Seven Nautical Block Pulleys, 19th/20th century, a blue-painted double stropped block with an iron hook, large triple sheaved pulley with iron hook; two single sheaved block pulleys with gimbaled More ...

Sailing Ship's Masthead Trucks and Fids

Sailing Ship's Masthead Trucks and Fids

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$123$100

Sailing Ship's Masthead Trucks and Fids, 19th/20th century, four wood masthead trucks, two spherical and two disc-shaped (one lignum vitae) with interior pulleys, and four wooden splicing fids (one More ...

German Lithographed Antique Tin Shop Steam Toy

German Lithographed Antique Tin Shop Steam Toy

Auction:
2981T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1939
Sold for:
$861$700

German Lithographed Antique Tin Shop Steam Toy, with six moving figures at machines controlled by a wheel-and-pulley system, (imperfections), ht. 8 3/4, wd. 21 1/2 in. More ...

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)      Aula Magna

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Aula Magna

Auction:
2977B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 27, 2017
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$25,830$21,000

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Aula Magna Inscribed "AULA MAGNA/-Caracas" l.l. and "STAGE RIGHT" l.c., dated and signed "July 2, 1952/A. Calder" l.r. Gouache, pencil, and ink on More ...

Two Cast Iron Circus Toys

Two Cast Iron Circus Toys

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
623
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Cast Iron Circus Toys, late 19th century, a red-painted circus wagon marked "OVERLAND CIRCUS" holding six musicians and a driver, pulled by two white horses with red riders; and a yellow More ...

Musical French Weight-powered Skeleton Clock

Musical French Weight-powered Skeleton Clock

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
671
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Musical French Weight-powered Skeleton Clock, Moinau et Degrege, No. 6, c. 1835, the silvered roman numeral dial with moon hands and polished skeletonized frame supporting the thirty-hour movement More ...

E. Howard & Co. Time-only Tower Clock

E. Howard & Co. Time-only Tower Clock

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
712
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

E. Howard & Co. Time-only Tower Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1880, painted iron frame with pinstriping on cabriole legs with maker's name boss stating E. Howard & Co./Boston, 1.5 second beating More ...

Six Ethnographic Items

Six Ethnographic Items

Auction:
2911T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 09, 2016
Lot:
1671
Unsold
 

Six Ethnographic Items, five from Africa: a Dogon door latch, a small carved horn, a piece of metal currency, a large brass bracelet, and a wood heddle pulley, and a maroon wood stool from Surinam, More ...

IME Watchmaker's Lathe

IME Watchmaker's Lathe

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$431$350

IME Watchmaker's Lathe, London, no. 1067, the pulley-driven 10-in. metal bed with headstock having an indexing plate, tailstock, a set of WW collets, three-jaw chuck, and associated accessories, More ...

Lorch Watchmaker's Lathe

Lorch Watchmaker's Lathe

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$523$425

Lorch Watchmaker's Lathe, Germany, steel bed plate, pulley-driven head stock, adjustable tool rest, tail stock, and a compound slide with fine adjustment knobs, resting on two circular mounting More ...

Baule Carved Wood Heddle Pulley

Baule Carved Wood Heddle Pulley

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Baule Carved Wood Heddle Pulley, depicting a seated female figure with stylized coiffure and scarification designs, with custom stand, ht. 9 in. Provenance: Norman Hurst. More ...

J. Weber Year Duration Floor Regulator

J. Weber Year Duration Floor Regulator

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

J. Weber Year Duration Floor Regulator, Vienna, c. 1875, dial marked J Weber, Wien, with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring and subsidiary seconds attached to the engraved brass dial plate, More ...

Ninety-day Vienna Floor Regulator

Ninety-day Vienna Floor Regulator

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
169
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Ninety-day Vienna Floor Regulator, c. 1890, round composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring and Arabic numeral seconds, engraved center marked 1888, blued, pierced steel hands, More ...

M. Halbkram Year Duration Floor Regulator

M. Halbkram Year Duration Floor Regulator

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

M. Halbkram Year Duration Floor Regulator, Vienna, c.1880, fully engraved dial marked M Halbkram, with silvered chapter ring and porcelain cartouche Roman numerals, center with subsidiary seconds, More ...

F.W. Clerke Astronomical Regulator

F.W. Clerke Astronomical Regulator

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

F.W. Clerke Astronomical Regulator, London, c. 1880, oak round-top case with glazed door and carved oak leaf and acorn fret below masking the 12-in. silvered brass dial engraved F.W. Clerke, 27 More ...

Simon Willard Jr. Brass Skeleton Clock

Simon Willard Jr. Brass Skeleton Clock

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Simon Willard Jr. Brass Skeleton Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, or New York City, c. 1825-35, the skeletonized thirty-hour timepiece with recoil escapement, crutch with beat setting device, brass and More ...

Gilt-framed Musical Automaton Picture Clock Depicting a Farrier's Shop

Gilt-framed Musical Automaton Picture Clock Depicting a Farrier's Shop

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
457
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Gilt-framed Musical Automaton Picture Clock Depicting a Farrier's Shop, attributed to Xavier Tharin, c. 1880, elaborately decorated arch-top giltwood and gesso frame with two cherub-like figures More ...

Fifteen Wood Sailor's and Fisherman's Tools

Fifteen Wood Sailor's and Fisherman's Tools

Auction:
2858T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 19, 2015
Lot:
1212
Sold for:
$185$150

Fifteen Wood Sailor's and Fisherman's Tools, 19th century, including a carved wood compass, whetstone holder, lignum vitae pulley block, fishhook bender, needle/awl case, three cylindrical objects, More ...

Three Wooden Pulley Blocks and a Deadeye

Three Wooden Pulley Blocks and a Deadeye

Auction:
2838M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 08, 2015
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$215$175

Three Wooden Pulley Blocks and a Deadeye, 19th century, the blocks with wooden frames and cast iron wheels, the deadeye turned and carved from lignum vitae, lg. to 16 in. More ...

Group of Early Wrought Iron Architectural Hardware

Group of Early Wrought Iron Architectural Hardware

Auction:
2824T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2015
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Group of Early Wrought Iron Architectural Hardware, 18th/19th century, including seven forged door latches, one stamped "BELL CURTISS & CO/PATENT," four hinges, a twisted iron hook, a decorated More ...

Seventeen Sailor-made Articles

Seventeen Sailor-made Articles

Auction:
2824T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2015
Lot:
1266
Sold for:
$584$475

Seventeen Sailor-made Articles, America, 19th century, a mahogany and whalebone rolling pin, a red-painted pulley block, a mother-of-pearl and ivory inlaid wooden picture frame, two ivory objects, More ...

Nine Cast Iron and Lead Items

Nine Cast Iron and Lead Items

Auction:
2824T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2015
Lot:
1272
Sold for:
$738$600

Nine Cast Iron and Lead Items, 19th/early 20th century, a bronze-painted flag stand, a red and white-painted weight, an acorn-form weight, a red and green-painted lyre-form bootjack, a "Musselman's More ...