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Fifty-three British Colonial Coins

Fifty-three British Colonial Coins

Auction:
2982T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1383
Sold for:
$111$90

Fifty-three British Colonial Coins, including three British Honduras fifty cents: two 1895 and a 1919; and two five cents: 1897 and 1936; a British West Africa 1920 and 1936 one penny, a British More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Architectural Fragment

New Guinea Carved Wood Architectural Fragment

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
5
Unsold
 

New Guinea Carved Wood Architectural Fragment, c. mid-20th century, with abstracted heads, includes a metal base, lg. 25 1/2 in. More ...

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask

Auction:
2864T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 12, 2015
Lot:
1420
Sold for:
$62$50

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask, Sierra Leone, used in Ode-lay society festivals, a Janus mask with a female face in back of a leopard head, with another animal head on top, (wood More ...

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask

Auction:
2774T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 06, 2015
Lot:
43
Unsold
 

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask, Sierra Leone, used in Ode-lay society festivals, a Janus mask with a female face in back of a leopard head, with another animal head on top, (wood More ...

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Crest Mask

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Crest Mask

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$338$275

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Crest Mask, Sierra Leone, Ode-lay society mask depicting a man astride a ferocious lion who appears to be about to eat a smaller human figure, (wood loss), 28 x 16 More ...

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
4
Unsold
 

Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Head Crest Mask, Sierra Leone, used in Ode-lay society festivals, a Janus mask with a female face in back of a leopard head, with another animal head on top, (wood More ...

Four Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks

Four Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$923$750

Four Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks, Nigeria, the superstructures including an owl with two snakes, a scorpion encircled by snakes, a kneeling woman holding two snakes, and a bird pecking More ...

Four Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks

Four Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$984$800

Four Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks, Nigeria, includes two masks with snake and bird imagery, one with two soccer players and a snake (damage), and one with a man holding a snake, ht. to More ...

Three Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks

Three Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$492$400

Three Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks, Nigeria, one with crucifixion super structure, one with two snakes entwined in the horns of a cow, and one with a female holding two snake-like More ...

Three Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks

Three Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$492$400

Three Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks, Nigeria, one with a squatting man holding a snake, one with a seated female figure, and one with a soccer player, ht. to 20 in. Exhibitions: Free More ...

Three Polychrome Carved Wood Ibibio Face Masks

Three Polychrome Carved Wood Ibibio Face Masks

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$861$700

Three Polychrome Carved Wood Ibibio Face Masks, Nigeria, an Anang owl mask, one with a kneeling military man, and one with a man holding a snake, ht. to 21 in. Exhibitions: Free Library Gallery, More ...

Belgian Congo Mining Note Book, Clinton Percival Bernard (1888-1967) c. 1916-1918

Belgian Congo Mining Note Book, Clinton Percival Bernard (1888-1967) c. 1916-1918

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$246$200

Belgian Congo Mining Note Book, Clinton Percival Bernard (1888-1967) c. 1916-1918 Octavo format commercially produced Cross Section Book, produced by Keuffel & Esser Co., of Chicago, copyright More ...

Map Lot, North and South America, Africa, Four Maps.

Map Lot, North and South America, Africa, Four Maps.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$984$800

Map Lot, North and South America, Africa, Four Maps. North and Central America. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) America Borealis, Munich, c. 1700-1720, double-page quarto map on paper, copper-plate More ...

Map Lot, North and South America, Africa, Four Maps.

Map Lot, North and South America, Africa, Four Maps.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
411
Unsold
 

Map Lot, North and South America, Africa, Four Maps. North and Central America. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) America Borealis, Munich, c. 1700-1720, double-page quarto map on paper, copper-plate More ...

North and South America. Guillaume de L'isle (1675-1726) Carte D'Amerique

North and South America. Guillaume de L'isle (1675-1726) Carte D'Amerique

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
472
Sold for:
$185$150

North and South America. Guillaume de L'isle (1675-1726) Carte D'Amerique. [from] Atlas Nouveau. Amsterdam: Covens et Mortier, 1739. Double-page engraved folio map on paper, borders outlined in More ...

The English Pilot. Describing the West India Navigation from Hudsons Bay to the River Amazones. Particularly Delineating the Coasts, C

The English Pilot. Describing the West India Navigation from Hudsons Bay to the River Amazones. Particularly Delineating the Coasts, C

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
466
Sold for:
$14,400$12,000

The English Pilot. Describing the West India Navigation from Hudson's Bay to the River Amazones. Particularly Delineating the Coasts, Capes, Headlands, Rivers, Bays, Roads, Havens, Harbours, More ...

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (American, 1897-1983)      Twenty-one Unframed Travel Sketches

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (American, 1897-1983) Twenty-one Unframed Travel Sketches

Auction:
2655B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 17, 2013
Lot:
526
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (American, 1897-1983) Twenty-one Unframed Travel Sketches All signed, most dated and inscribed as to location as follows: "Copenhagen"; "Helsinki"; "Amalienborg Palace More ...

The English Pilot. Describing the West India Navigation from Hudsons Bay to the River Amazones. Particularly Delineating the Coasts, C

The English Pilot. Describing the West India Navigation from Hudsons Bay to the River Amazones. Particularly Delineating the Coasts, C

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
694
Unsold
 

The English Pilot. Describing the West India Navigation from Hudson's Bay to the River Amazones. Particularly Delineating the Coasts, Capes, Headlands, Rivers, Bays, Roads, Havens, Harbours, More ...

Seven Framed Landscape Works on Paper:   Henry Rayner (British, 1902-57), Chelsea Old Church

Seven Framed Landscape Works on Paper: Henry Rayner (British, 1902-57), Chelsea Old Church

Auction:
2616M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 11, 2012
Lot:
611
Sold for:
$215$175

Seven Framed Landscape Works on Paper: Henry Rayner (British, 1902-57), Chelsea Old Church and Chelsea Riverside, both signed or inscribed in pencil l.r. and titled l.l., etchings; George C. Wales More ...

Stoneware Face Jug

Stoneware Face Jug

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$56,288$47,500

Stoneware Face Jug, attributed to Bath, (Aiken County), South Carolina, area, second half 19th century, alkaline glazed jug with modeled features, with applied white kaolin eyes pierced at the More ...

Five African Metal Items

Five African Metal Items

Auction:
2580M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 19, 2012
Lot:
614
Sold for:
$385$325

Five African Metal Items, a Dogon breastplate, a brass bell, two brass containers, and a Mossi bronze scepter. More ...

(Travel and Exploration)

(Travel and Exploration)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
731
Sold for:
$83$70

(Travel and Exploration), Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel, comprising six uniformly bound titles: Keane, Augustus, Asia, 1882, Hayden, F.V., North America, 1883, Wallace, Alfred, More ...

Akan Ceramic Vessel

Akan Ceramic Vessel

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$148$125

Akan Ceramic Vessel, with handle and spout, human head knob, and small bird adornos on the upper half, ht. 8 in. More ...

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff  (German, 1884-1976)      Hayfield with Storm Clouds

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (German, 1884-1976) Hayfield with Storm Clouds

Auction:
2547B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 20, 2011
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$22,515$19,000

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (German, 1884-1976) Hayfield with Storm Clouds Signed "S. Rottluff" l.r., identified on a loan label from Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, More ...

Two African Carved Wood  Items

Two African Carved Wood Items

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
238
Sold for:
$326$275

Two African Carved Wood Items, Mossi, a very stylized female doll and a female slingshot (?), ht. to 11 1/4 in. More ...

Rev. Joseph Hamilton, Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language

Rev. Joseph Hamilton, Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language

Auction:
2504
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2010
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$24$20

Rev. Joseph Hamilton, Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, third American edition, Boston: West & Blake, 1810, leather-bound. More ...

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton

Auction:
2502
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 01, 2010
Lot:
503
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton, the terrestrial with circular cartouche (part of text missing) Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe, On Which the Most Recent Discoveries Are More ...

Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps

Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps

Auction:
2492
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 21, 2010
Lot:
800
Sold for:
$207$175

Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps, 19th century, including maps of Palestine, West Africa, North America, and Africa (2). More ...

Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps

Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps

Auction:
2478
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 14, 2009
Lot:
19
Unsold
 

Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps, 19th century, including maps of Palestine, West Africa, North America, and Africa (2). More ...

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
336
Unsold
 

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton, the terrestrial with circular cartouche (part of text missing) Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe, On Which the Most Recent Discoveries Are More ...