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Auction 3104T

May 31, 2018 2:00PM
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June 8, 2018 2:00PM

05-31-2018 06-08-2018

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Cartier Humidor in Burl Vavona Figured Wood and "Platinum" Finish

Cartier Humidor in Burl Vavona Figured Wood and "Platinum" Finish

Lot:
3001
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Cartier Humidor in Burl Vavona Figured Wood and "Platinum" Finish, late 20th century, the domed box with adjustable fitted interior, hygrometer dial, and sponge compartment, marked "CARTIER" on the More ...

Large Cigar Humidor

Large Cigar Humidor

Lot:
3002
Sold for:
$615$500

Large Cigar Humidor, Nat Sherman, New York, 20th century, the exotic wood veneered box opens to four removable trays, marked on the inside of the lid, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 19, dp. 12 in. Provenance: More ...

Pair of Modern Faux Calamander Veneer Armchairs

Pair of Modern Faux Calamander Veneer Armchairs

Lot:
3003
Unsold
 

Pair of Modern Faux Calamander Veneer Armchairs, rectilinear design, (veneer losses and imperfections), ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 18 1/2 in. More ...

Victorian Sterling Silver Table Lighter

Victorian Sterling Silver Table Lighter

Lot:
3004
Sold for:
$492$400

Victorian Sterling Silver Table Lighter, London, 1898-99, worn maker's mark "WF_," in the form of an early anarchist's bomb or grenade, the circular lighter with engraved monogram and flame finial, More ...

Group of Smoking Items

Group of Smoking Items

Lot:
3005
Sold for:
$984$800

Group of Smoking Items, including lighters by Dunhill, Caran d'Ache, and S.T. Dupont; three cigar cutters, and a folding Asprey knife. Note: "When I smoked cigarettes and cigars, I did it like a More ...

Group of Sterling Silver Gentlemen's Items

Group of Sterling Silver Gentlemen's Items

Lot:
3006
Sold for:
$148$120

Group of Sterling Silver Gentlemen's Items, including a Napier matchbox holder, Baldwin & Miller ashtray with miniature golf club, and a monogrammed Blackinton flask, approx. 5.7 troy oz. total. More ...

Mounted Boar's Tusk Cigar Cutter

Mounted Boar's Tusk Cigar Cutter

Lot:
3007
Sold for:
$338$275

Mounted Boar's Tusk Cigar Cutter, late 19th century, marked "M.W. & Co. Ltd.," lg. 8 3/4 in. More ...

Cast Metal Dog Head Cigar Cutter

Cast Metal Dog Head Cigar Cutter

Lot:
3008
Sold for:
$277$225

Cast Metal Dog Head Cigar Cutter, early 20th century, lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth Sterling Silver-mounted Match Safe and Cigarette Box

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth Sterling Silver-mounted Match Safe and Cigarette Box

Lot:
3009
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth Sterling Silver-mounted Match Safe and Cigarette Box, England, late 19th century, hinged cover opens to a divided interior with lidded match safe, hinge with sterling marks, More ...

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone

Lot:
3010
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone, Michael Vienneau, Nantucket, 1997, allover decoration on one side depicting a town, harbor, surroundings, and ocean beyond, and a More ...

Brass-mounted Burl Veneer Letter Box

Brass-mounted Burl Veneer Letter Box

Lot:
3011
Sold for:
$209$170

Brass-mounted Burl Veneer Letter Box, late 19th century, hinged doors open to a stepped, compartmented interior with pen tray, (imperfections), ht. 12 1/2, wd. 13, dp. 10 1/2 in. Note: "As a More ...

Burl Veneer Letter Box

Burl Veneer Letter Box

Lot:
3012
Sold for:
$148$120

Burl Veneer Letter Box, early 20th century, hinged doors open to a stepped, compartmented interior with pen tray and paper calendar cards for month, day, and year, (imperfections), ht. 14, wd. 16, More ...

Modern Tufted Leather-upholstered Swiveling Desk Chair

Modern Tufted Leather-upholstered Swiveling Desk Chair

Lot:
3013
Sold for:
$246$200

Modern Tufted Leather-upholstered Swiveling Desk Chair, with turned and carved embellishments, adjustable seat. More ...

The Boston Directory; Containing Names of the Inhabitants, their Occupations, Places of Business and Dwelling Houses.

The Boston Directory; Containing Names of the Inhabitants, their Occupations, Places of Business and Dwelling Houses.

Lot:
3014
Sold for:
$277$225

The Boston Directory; Containing Names of the Inhabitants, their Occupations, Places of Business and Dwelling Houses. Boston: Published by E. Cotton, No. 47 Marlborough Street, Printed by James More ...

Set of Desk Books

Set of Desk Books

Lot:
3015
Sold for:
$160$130

Set of Desk Books, by Asprey, 166 Bond Street, London, 20th century, Atlas, Gazetteer, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and others. More ...

Neoclassical Bronze Inkwell

Neoclassical Bronze Inkwell

Lot:
3016
Sold for:
$800$650

Neoclassical Bronze Inkwell, late 19th century, marked "L. JOERNING," the inkwell designed as a Corinthian portico topped by a balustrade, and a seated figure on the steps at front, ht. 9 1/2, wd. More ...

Brass Diving Helmet-form Inkwell

Brass Diving Helmet-form Inkwell

Lot:
3017
Sold for:
$338$275

Brass Diving Helmet-form Inkwell, early 20th century, the top of the helmet hinged, mounted on a oak base with brass rope detail and ball feet, (missing a screwed-on element at back), ht. 6 1/2 More ...

Silvered Dog-form Pen Tray

Silvered Dog-form Pen Tray

Lot:
3018
Sold for:
$172$140

Silvered Dog-form Pen Tray, possibly Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, reminiscent of German "Black Forest" carvings, ht. 3 3/4, lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Four Writing Utensils

Four Writing Utensils

Lot:
3019
Sold for:
$584$475

Four Writing Utensils, early 20th century, including a Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen in its original case, an Otono fountain pen/pencil combination in an Asprey, London, case, and a fountain pen and More ...

Chelsea Ship's Bell Clock and Barometer Set

Chelsea Ship's Bell Clock and Barometer Set

Lot:
3020
Sold for:
$492$400

Chelsea Ship's Bell Clock and Barometer Set, 20th century, with 4-in. silver-tone arabic numeral dials each marked "Chelsea," eight-day time and strike movement, in screw-bezel brass cases set into More ...

Chelsea Wall Clock

Chelsea Wall Clock

Lot:
3021
Sold for:
$523$425

Chelsea Wall Clock, Boston, with 3-in. silver-tone arabic numeral dial marked "Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, U.S.A.," eight-day time-only movement, in a screw-bezel chromed case, dia. 4 1/2 in. More ...

Asprey Compensated Pocket Barometer and Altimeter

Asprey Compensated Pocket Barometer and Altimeter

Lot:
3022
Sold for:
$160$130

Asprey Compensated Pocket Barometer and Altimeter, London, late 19th century, in a blue hinged shagreen case, silvered dial marked with the maker's name, case ht. 1 1/4, dial dia. 2 1/4 in. More ...

Two Boxed Cartier Travel Clocks

Two Boxed Cartier Travel Clocks

Lot:
3023
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Boxed Cartier Travel Clocks, late 20th century, a "quadrant border" folding travel clock, the other octagonal, both marked "Cartier/PARIS," in original boxes. More ...

Rand McNally 9-inch Celestial Globe

Rand McNally 9-inch Celestial Globe

Lot:
3024
Sold for:
$492$400

Rand McNally 9-inch Celestial Globe, mid-20th century, the blue paper-covered globe on a plastic Art Deco-style base, (minor crack to base, paper with minor damage), overall ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Yngve Edward Soderberg (American, 1896-1971)    Night Watch

Yngve Edward Soderberg (American, 1896-1971) Night Watch

Lot:
3025
Sold for:
$461$375

Yngve Edward Soderberg (American, 1896-1971) Night Watch. Signed, inscribed and numbered in pencil along the lower edge, label with title on the reverse. Etching on paper, 12 x 8 3/4 in. More ...

Set of Twelve Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Cabinet Plates with Hand-painted Yachting Scenes

Set of Twelve Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Cabinet Plates with Hand-painted Yachting Scenes

Lot:
3026
Sold for:
$923$750

Set of Twelve Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Cabinet Plates with Hand-painted Yachting Scenes, England, first half 20th century, each plate with a distinct scene, the ship(s) identified on the reverse More ...

Two Pins Related to Zeppelin Flights

Two Pins Related to Zeppelin Flights

Lot:
3027
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Pins Related to Zeppelin Flights, second quarter 20th century, one brass with red enameled border with city names surrounding the image of a zeppelin and the globe marked "FLL" on the reverse, More ...

Boxed Aviation-related Medals

Boxed Aviation-related Medals

Lot:
3028
Sold for:
$148$120

Boxed Aviation-related Medals, Wittnauer Mint, mid-20th century, including the "China Clipper" and "The Macon and Akron" medals, cast in sterling silver, dia. 1 5/8 in. More ...

Two Sterling Silver PT Boat Pins

Two Sterling Silver PT Boat Pins

Lot:
3029
Sold for:
$148$120

Two Sterling Silver PT Boat Pins, mid-20th century, in original box with applied label inside, pin lg. 2 1/2 in. More ...

Wayne Davis (American, 1904-1988)    Two Airplane Etchings

Wayne Davis (American, 1904-1988) Two Airplane Etchings

Lot:
3030
Sold for:
$160$130

Wayne Davis (American, 1904-1988) Two Airplane Etchings. One titled along the lower edge "Jimmy Doolittle's "Bee Bee Wasp" and signed "Wayne Davis" in pencil, the other titled indistinctly l.l. More ...