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Victorian Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock by Benson

Victorian Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock by Benson

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

Victorian Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock by Benson, London, with burl walnut veneer case, pitched pediment, pierced side sound vents, carved Gothic door, lower balustrade, silvered brass dial signed More ...

Victorian Mahogany Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock Attributed to Elliott

Victorian Mahogany Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock Attributed to Elliott

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

Victorian Mahogany Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock Attributed to Elliott, London, c. 1920, with dome top, four cast finials, reeded columns flanking the brass dial door with acanthus leaves and More ...

Regency Rosewood Bracket Clock by W.J. Smith

Regency Rosewood Bracket Clock by W.J. Smith

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

Regency Rosewood Bracket Clock by W.J. Smith, Bath, c. 1825, with canted and gadrooned top with cast brass finial, 7 3/4 in. dia. painted iron dial marked W.J. Smith, Bath flanked by chamfered More ...

Ebonized Georgian Bracket Clock by James Cowan

Ebonized Georgian Bracket Clock by James Cowan

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
235
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

Ebonized Georgian Bracket Clock by James Cowan, Edinburgh, c. 1765, the oak case with caddy top, carrying handle and four pineapple finials, the arched and glazed hood door with sound vents and More ...

Black Forest Cuckoo and Quail Wall Clock

Black Forest Cuckoo and Quail Wall Clock

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
251
Sold for:
$830$700

Black Forest Cuckoo and Quail Wall Clock, Germany, c. 1880, the pitched pediment with trophy deer and oak leaves, case front decorated with spoils of the hunt, leafage, musket and powder horn, bone More ...

Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
376
Unsold
 

Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, No. 1130027, with short bedplate, double comb movement and exposed sound board in a serpentine mahogany case together with twelve discs. More ...

Nickel Musical Box by Fred Zimbalist

Nickel Musical Box by Fred Zimbalist

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$178$150

Nickel Musical Box by Fred Zimbalist, in the form of an Art Deco radio opening to reveal a two compartment jewelry box and Thorens musical box movement playing Faust Waltz and La Traviata, celluloid More ...

Tanzbar Mechanical Accordion

Tanzbar Mechanical Accordion

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
398
Sold for:
$711$600

Tanzbar Mechanical Accordion, Germany, rosewood veneered case with fretted sound vents, leather strap handles at each end, decorated paper over leather bellows, and iron lever on one end, which when More ...

Stevens "Eagle and Eaglets" Mechanical Bank

Stevens "Eagle and Eaglets" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
837
Sold for:
$178$150

Stevens "Eagle and Eaglets" Mechanical Bank, patd. 1883, with gold finish, bellows (non-sounding), lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Philip P. Quayle (American, d. 1931)      Lot of Seven Stills of a Bullet Shot from a Gun Barrel

Philip P. Quayle (American, d. 1931) Lot of Seven Stills of a Bullet Shot from a Gun Barrel

Auction:
2464
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 27, 2009
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

Philip P. Quayle (American, d. 1931) Lot of Seven Stills of a Bullet Shot from a Gun Barrel Each marked "SPARK PHOTOGRAPH/ BY/ PHILIP P. QUAYLE/ THE PETERS CARTRIDGE CO." within the image More ...

Engraved Powder Horn

Engraved Powder Horn

Auction:
2444
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 15, 2009
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$21,330$18,000

Engraved Powder Horn, Fort No. 4, New Hampshire, c. 1757, the horn inscribed "Benjamin Bellows Jun'r/His Horn made at No. 4/August 30th 1757," below a verse reading: "Tis Beft abroad with for[ei]gn More ...

Pair of Bufflehead Duck Decoys

Pair of Bufflehead Duck Decoys

Auction:
2444
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 15, 2009
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$504$425

Pair of Bufflehead Duck Decoys, attributed to Jim Van Brunt (1902-1978), Setauket, New York, c. 1950, glass-eye decoys with delineated bills, weighted bases, (old repaint, minor paint wear), ht. 4 More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Warrior Vessel

Pre-Columbian Pottery Warrior Vessel

Auction:
2442
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 24, 2009
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Pre-Columbian Pottery Warrior Vessel, Vicus, Peru, c. 200 B.C.-400 A.D., a double-chambered bridge-handled vessel, the front a standing figure with a shield and club, the head with four birds More ...

Mahogany Quarter Chiming Mantel Clock

Mahogany Quarter Chiming Mantel Clock

Auction:
2438
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 18, 2008
Lot:
1671
Sold for:
$207$175

Mahogany Quarter Chiming Mantel Clock, H.H., Germany, 6 1/2 in. dia. silvered dial with Arabic numerals and "Strike-Silent" lever, brass gothic side sound vents and three-train Westminster quarter More ...

Two Powder Horns and a Horn Cup

Two Powder Horns and a Horn Cup

Auction:
2434
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 20, 2008
Lot:
927
Sold for:
$178$150

Two Powder Horns and a Horn Cup, one horn inscribed "JARED WADE," the cup with engraved decoration. More ...

(Nautical Charts, Massachusetts), Survey of the Coast of the United States

(Nautical Charts, Massachusetts), Survey of the Coast of the United States

Auction:
2433
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2008
Lot:
419
Sold for:
$415$350

(Nautical Charts, Massachusetts), Survey of the Coast of the United States, Coast of the United States Monomoy and Nantucket Shoals to Block Island... From Muskeget Channel to Buzzard's Bay and More ...

(North America, New York)

(North America, New York)

Auction:
2433
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2008
Lot:
426
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

(North America, New York), [Oyster Bay and Huntington, Long Island Sound], London: Joseph F.W. Des Barres, [1778], taken from The Atlantic Neptune, land areas shaded and shoals stippled, with inset More ...

Russel Johnson (American, 20th Century)      Sounds #8

Russel Johnson (American, 20th Century) Sounds #8

Auction:
2429
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2008
Lot:
761
Sold for:
$30$25

Russel Johnson (American, 20th Century) Sounds #8 Signed and dated "R. Johnson '80..." in pencil c.r., identified on a label from Gallery NAGA, Boston, affixed to the backing. Pastel on More ...

Will Howe Foote (American, 1874-1965)      Bermuda Coast

Will Howe Foote (American, 1874-1965) Bermuda Coast

Auction:
2422
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 12, 2008
Lot:
664
Unsold
 

Will Howe Foote (American, 1874-1965) Bermuda Coast Signed "Will Howe Foote" l.l. Oil on canvasboard, 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm), framed. Condition: Scattered retouch, surface grime. More ...

Victorian Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock by Benson

Victorian Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock by Benson

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
708
Unsold
 

Victorian Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock by Benson, London, with burl walnut veneer case, pitched pediment, pierced side sound vents, carved Gothic door, lower balustrade, silvered brass dial signed More ...

Mahogany Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock

Mahogany Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
712
Sold for:
$11,000$11,000

Mahogany Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock, John Taylor, London, the case with sarcophagus top, five gilt-brass finials and applied swags, gilt corner decoration flanking the dial opening with sound More ...

J. J. LePaute Nine-Month Duration Regulator

J. J. LePaute Nine-Month Duration Regulator

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
713
Unsold
 

J. J. LePaute Nine-Month Duration Regulator, Paris, c. 1815, the figured mahogany case with full-length glazed door, 8 3/4-inch silvered dial with Roman numerals, brass maker's plate engraved J.J. More ...

Mechanical Music and Phonograph Literature

Mechanical Music and Phonograph Literature

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
839
Sold for:
$80$80

Mechanical Music and Phonograph Literature, including Bowers' Encylopaedia, Daniel Marty Illustrated History of Phonographs, From Tin Foil to Stereo, reprints of early makers' catalogues; and other More ...

Rare Gothic Automaton Clock Depicting a Mystic

Rare Gothic Automaton Clock Depicting a Mystic

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
921
Sold for:
$17,000$17,000

Rare Gothic Automaton Clock Depicting a Mystic, probably by Theroude, c. 1850, the figure with carved and painted wood head, glass eyes, articulated jaw, brass bedplate carrying multiple movements More ...

Life-Size Laughing Sailor Automaton from the Film "Sleuth"

Life-Size Laughing Sailor Automaton from the Film "Sleuth"

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
925
Sold for:
$16,878$16,878

Life-Size Laughing Sailor Automaton from the Film "Sleuth", with sculpted foam-rubber features and hands, blue glass eyes, articulated eyelids and lower jaw, seated on capstan head, with electric More ...

Two Lithographed Tin Toys

Two Lithographed Tin Toys

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
1459
Sold for:
$100$100

Two Lithographed Tin Toys, a Marx "V.F.D." friction action fire truck, with extending ladder and siren sound on the friction motion; and a Japanese KO clockwork "Circus Car Merry Ball Blower" with More ...

Russel Johnson (American, 20th Century)      Sounds #8

Russel Johnson (American, 20th Century) Sounds #8

Auction:
2416
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 28, 2008
Lot:
633
Unsold
 

Russel Johnson (American, 20th Century) Sounds #8 Signed and dated "R. Johnson '80..." in pencil c.r., identified on a label from Gallery NAGA, Boston, affixed to the backing. Pastel on More ...

Mahogany Patent Alarm Timepiece or "Lighthouse" Clock

Mahogany Patent Alarm Timepiece or "Lighthouse" Clock

Auction:
2412
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2008
Lot:
131
Unsold
 

Mahogany Patent Alarm Timepiece or "Lighthouse" Clock, Simon Willard & Sons, Boston, c. 1825, with glass dome over the enameled dial and movement, mahogany veneered waist section on an eight-sided More ...

Currier & Ives, publishers, (American 1857-1907)

Currier & Ives, publishers, (American 1857-1907)

Auction:
2410
Auction:
Discovery - May 21, 2008
Lot:
453
Sold for:
$178$150

Currier & Ives, publishers, (American 1857-1907) The Celebrated Boston Team Mill Boy and Blondie, Owned and Driven by John Shepard, Esq. Record 2:22., 1882, (Conningham, 874). Large folio More ...

Richard E. Filipowski (American, b. 1923)      Non-Objective Composition

Richard E. Filipowski (American, b. 1923) Non-Objective Composition

Auction:
2409
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 16, 2008
Lot:
457
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

Richard E. Filipowski (American, b. 1923) Non-Objective Composition Signed and dated "Filipowski 49" on the reverse. Oil on linen, 47 x 37 in. (119.4 x 94.0 cm), framed. Condition: More ...