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Ornithological Illustrations, Hayes, Gould, et alia.

Ornithological Illustrations, Hayes, Gould, et alia.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$800$650

Ornithological Illustrations, Hayes, Gould, et alia. Three etchings hand-colored and signed by William Hayes (1735-1802), the silver pheasant from Portraits of Rare and Curious Birds, dated More ...

Prideaux John Selby (1788-1867) Snowy Owl  , Plate XXIII.

Prideaux John Selby (1788-1867) Snowy Owl , Plate XXIII.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
379
Sold for:
$308$250

Prideaux John Selby (1788-1867) Snowy Owl, Plate XXIII. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology. Edinburgh: Lizars, c. 1821. Hand-colored engraving, printed on watermarked Ruse and Turner More ...

Two Framed George Edwards (1694-1773) Ornithological Prints

Two Framed George Edwards (1694-1773) Ornithological Prints

Auction:
2722T
Auction:
Discovery - May 08, 2014
Lot:
1309
Unsold
 

Two Framed George Edwards (1694-1773) Ornithological Prints, The Coot-footed Tringa (page 48), and the Brown Indian Thrush (page 184), [from] A Natural History of Birds, London: for the author, More ...

Set of Six Framed Hand-colored Ornithological Bookplates

Set of Six Framed Hand-colored Ornithological Bookplates

Auction:
2716M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 10, 2014
Lot:
853
Unsold
 

Set of Six Framed Hand-colored Ornithological Bookplates, species not identified, including shorebirds, ducks, and songbirds, framed dimensions 19 1/2 x 16 in. More ...

Eleven Ornithological Gouache Paintings in Three Frames

Eleven Ornithological Gouache Paintings in Three Frames

Auction:
2695T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jan 28, 2014
Lot:
1159
Sold for:
$338$275

Eleven Ornithological Gouache Paintings in Three Frames, China, 19th century, each depicting a pair of birds amidst flowers, 3 x 4 1/2 in. More ...

Jasper, Theodore, illustrator (1814-1897) Studer's Popular Ornithology. The Birds of North America

Jasper, Theodore, illustrator (1814-1897) Studer's Popular Ornithology. The Birds of North America

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$420$350

Jasper, Theodore, illustrator (1814-1897) Studer's Popular Ornithology. The Birds of North America. [and] Ornithology; or the Science of Birds. Columbus, Ohio: Studer, 1878. Two large folio More ...

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$3,120$2,600

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology. Philadelphia: by Bradford and Inskeep for Carr, 1808-1814. First edition, nine folio volumes bound in three, illustrated with seventy-five of More ...

Eleven Framed Ornithological and Botanical Prints

Eleven Framed Ornithological and Botanical Prints

Auction:
2686M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 14, 2013
Lot:
925
Sold for:
$215$175

Eleven Framed Ornithological and Botanical Prints, including "Grosse Gelinote," "Columba Cucullata," "Gros-Bec," "Solanum," "Quackenboss," and "Cytisus," framed dimensions to 18 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. More ...

Pair of Miniature Vases and Five Gouache Paintings

Pair of Miniature Vases and Five Gouache Paintings

Auction:
2665M
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jul 26, 2013
Lot:
477
Sold for:
$240$200

Pair of Miniature Vases and Five Gouache Paintings, China, 19th/20th century, the famille rose bottle vases each decorated with a pair of confronting dragons fighting over a pearl amidst flowers and More ...

Five Framed Botanical and Ornithological Prints

Five Framed Botanical and Ornithological Prints

Auction:
2664M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 18, 2013
Lot:
818
Sold for:
$86$70

Five Framed Botanical and Ornithological Prints, "Rosier de France a Pomme de Grenade," "Tilleul Argente," and "Rosier Noisette a fleurs rouges" after Pierre-Joseph Redout, "Cnicus" (holy thistle), More ...

Four J. Gould & H.C. Richter Hand-colored Ornithological Lithographs

Four J. Gould & H.C. Richter Hand-colored Ornithological Lithographs

Auction:
2664M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 18, 2013
Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$240$200

Four J. Gould & H.C. Richter Hand-colored Ornithological Lithographs, "Adelomyia Melanogenys" (Speckled Hummingbird) and "Calliphlox Mitchelli" (Purple-throated Woodstar) framed, "Damophila More ...

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$308$250

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology. London: Cassell, Petter, & Galpin, [n.d.]. Three octavo volumes, illustrated with colored plates throughout, uniform half green morocco bindings More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brown-Headed Nuthatch.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brown-Headed Nuthatch.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$600$500

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brown-Headed Nuthatch. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, matted and framed, with 23 1/2 x 36 in. of the More ...

Reconstructed Egg of the Madagascan Elephant Bird

Reconstructed Egg of the Madagascan Elephant Bird

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
597
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

Reconstructed Egg of the Madagascan Elephant Bird, Aepyornis maximus, lg. 12 in. More ...

Kingfisher and Sparrow Feather Cape

Kingfisher and Sparrow Feather Cape

Auction:
2647B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 23, 2013
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$523$425

Kingfisher and Sparrow Feather Cape, China, 19th century, the short cape entirely made with layers of sparrow feathers and embellished with a flowering sprig formed by kingfisher feathers, finished More ...

Seven Assorted Framed Works

Seven Assorted Framed Works

Auction:
2646M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2013
Lot:
689
Sold for:
$150$125

Seven Assorted Framed Works, a Japanese woodblock print of a geisha combing her hair, a pair of hand-colored bookplates of birds, Green Peafowl and Ocellated Turkey, and two sets of Chinese More ...

Five Mounted Bird Carvings

Five Mounted Bird Carvings

Auction:
2646M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2013
Lot:
888
Sold for:
$180$150

Five Mounted Bird Carvings, an egret, red-breasted snipe, nuthatch, another shorebird, and an as-found stylized driftwood stylized wading bird, ht. 7 to 21 1/4 in. More ...

Pair of Boehm Limited Edition Porcelain Ptarmigan

Pair of Boehm Limited Edition Porcelain Ptarmigan

Auction:
2645B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 06, 2013
Lot:
845
Sold for:
$570$475

Pair of Boehm Limited Edition Porcelain Ptarmigan, America, 20th century, each modeled atop a freeform rocky base, and with an additional rocky pad, numbered "463E," ht. 9, 13 3/4 in. More ...

Two Folk Carved and Painted Duck Decoys

Two Folk Carved and Painted Duck Decoys

Auction:
2642M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2013
Lot:
734
Sold for:
$100$100

Two Folk Carved and Painted Duck Decoys, a mallard drake and another, possibly depicting a canvasback duck or a brant, ht. 7 5/8, 9 1/2, lg. 18 1/4, 16 in. More ...

Carved Pintail Duck Decoy and a Seagull Figure

Carved Pintail Duck Decoy and a Seagull Figure

Auction:
2642M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2013
Lot:
801
Sold for:
$125$125

Carved Pintail Duck Decoy and a Seagull Figure, early 20th century, the pintail possibly by Charles Perdew or Illinois River area maker, ht. 8, 10, lg. 16 3/4, 11 3/8 in. More ...

Set of Seven Framed Color Lithograph Ornithological Prints After John J. Audubon

Set of Seven Framed Color Lithograph Ornithological Prints After John J. Audubon

Auction:
2642M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2013
Lot:
949
Sold for:
$150$150

Set of Seven Framed Color Lithograph Ornithological Prints After John J. Audubon, along with a framed 1937 History Institute of America after J.J. Audubon lithograph print, the set sight size 26 x More ...

Pair of Hollow Mallard Decoys

Pair of Hollow Mallard Decoys

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
412
Sold for:
$8,400$7,000

Pair of Hollow Mallard Decoys, Charles Perdew (1874-1963), Henry, Illinois, early 20th century, the hen with turned head, both with inset glass eyes, delineated bills, and distinctive shaped tail, More ...

Miniature Running Red-breasted Merganser (Sheldrake) Drake

Miniature Running Red-breasted Merganser (Sheldrake) Drake

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
452
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

Miniature Running Red-breasted Merganser (Sheldrake) Drake, A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1951), East Harwich, Massachusetts, with impressed rectangular maker's mark and inscribed "Sheldrake" in pencil on More ...

Four Miniature Carved and Painted Bird Figures

Four Miniature Carved and Painted Bird Figures

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
453
Sold for:
$720$600

Four Miniature Carved and Painted Bird Figures, America, 20th century, three puffins, one with a paper label "LABRADOR" on the base; and one possibly a green heron, (minor imperfections), ht. 2 1/4 More ...

Ornithology, Three Volumes:

Ornithology, Three Volumes:

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$275$275

Ornithology, Three Volumes: Bigland's History of Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects, Philadelphia: Grigg, 1828, illustrated with hand-colored engravings as called for; later leatherette, water More ...

Northwest Coast Beaded Cloth Dance Apron

Northwest Coast Beaded Cloth Dance Apron

Auction:
2636B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 11, 2013
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Northwest Coast Beaded Cloth Dance Apron, c. late 19th century, with rows of puffin beaks, brass thimbles, and with three sewn on floral beaded discs, (loss), 28 1/2 x 24 in. More ...

Two Metal Items

Two Metal Items

Auction:
2633T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jan 28, 2013
Lot:
1166
Sold for:
$450$375

Two Metal Items, Persia, 20th century, a pigeon depicted with a spread tail, ht. 8 3/4, and a two-pronged military fork, lg. 17 1/2 in., both decorated with silvered scrolling foliage design. More ...

After Peter or Paul Tereszczuk (Austrian, Late 19th/Early 20th Century)  Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Peasant Woman with Pheasants, cas

After Peter or Paul Tereszczuk (Austrian, Late 19th/Early 20th Century) Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Peasant Woman with Pheasants, cas

Auction:
2631B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2013
Lot:
735
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

After Peter or Paul Tereszczuk (Austrian, Late 19th/Early 20th Century) Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Peasant Woman with Pheasants, cast with a pheasant clutched on one hip and basket with a More ...

Reconstructed Egg of the Madagascan Elephant Bird

Reconstructed Egg of the Madagascan Elephant Bird

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
161
Unsold
 

Reconstructed Egg of the Madagascan Elephant Bird, Aepyornis maximus, lg. 12 in. More ...

Selby, Prideaux John (1766-1813) Illustrations of British Ornithology

Selby, Prideaux John (1766-1813) Illustrations of British Ornithology

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
462
Sold for:
$210$175

Selby, Prideaux John (1766-1813) Illustrations of British Ornithology. Edinburgh: Lizars, 1833. Octavo, the two text volumes only, bound in three-quarter green pebbled morocco, with marbled paper More ...