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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 ...

Louise Nevelson (American, 1899-1988)      The Night Sound

Louise Nevelson (American, 1899-1988) The Night Sound

Auction:
2399
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Mar 07, 2008
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Louise Nevelson (American, 1899-1988) The Night Sound, Signed and dated "Louise Nevelson -71" in pencil l.r., numbered "136/150" l.l., 1971, edition of 150. Signed and dated "Louise Nevelson More ...

Arthur Andrew (Captain) Small (American, 1885-1958)      The Race for a Whale/ A View of New Bedford, Massachusetts

Arthur Andrew (Captain) Small (American, 1885-1958) The Race for a Whale/ A View of New Bedford, Massachusetts

Auction:
2399
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Mar 07, 2008
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Arthur Andrew (Captain) Small (American, 1885-1958) The Race for a Whale/ A View of New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1933 Signed "ARTHUR SMALL" l.r., identified in a period inscription, possibly in More ...

Three Stereo Cameras and a Viewer

Three Stereo Cameras and a Viewer

Auction:
2392
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 14, 2007
Lot:
512
Sold for:
$59$50

Three Stereo Cameras and a Viewer, Viewmaster Personal Stereo Camera; Kodak Stereo Camera in maker's ever ready case; Revere Stereo 35; and Revere Stereo 22 viewer. More ...

Richard Pousette-Dart (American, 1916-1992)      Imploding Light Series

Richard Pousette-Dart (American, 1916-1992) Imploding Light Series

Auction:
2387
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 16, 2007
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$7,500$7,500

Richard Pousette-Dart (American, 1916-1992) Imploding Light Series Titled, inscribed, and signed "...unfinished, Los Lamarada 83 RPousetteDart" on the reverse. Oil en grisaille on paper, sheet More ...

(Telephone, 19th Century)

(Telephone, 19th Century)

Auction:
2385
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 14, 2007
Lot:
137
Sold for:
$100$85

(Telephone, 19th Century), Dolbear, Amos Emerson, The Telephone: ...The Phenomena of Electricity, Magnetism and Sound, Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1877, original cloth, 12mo, (good). More ...

Twenty W.H. Jackson & Co. Stereocards

Twenty W.H. Jackson & Co. Stereocards

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$176$150

Twenty W.H. Jackson & Co. Stereocards, Denver, Colorado, showing scenes from the American West; and four stereo cards by F.A. Nims showing similar scenes. More ...

Musical "American Eagle" Harp

Musical "American Eagle" Harp

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
515
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Musical "American Eagle" Harp, with seven strings, two-air (on one revolution) cylinder movement, body with sound apertures and gilt transfer of an American Indian woman with harp, and terminal More ...

Roullet et Decamps Automaton of a Nurse and Crying "Baby"

Roullet et Decamps Automaton of a Nurse and Crying "Baby"

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
573
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Roullet et Decamps Automaton of a Nurse and Crying "Baby", with bisque head impressed 1300 - 6, DEP, S H, open mouth, blue glass eyes, pierced ears, and blonde mohair wig, holding a doll in one More ...

Rare Signed Automaton Barrel-Piano by George Hicks

Rare Signed Automaton Barrel-Piano by George Hicks

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
590
Sold for:
$18,800$16,000

Rare Signed Automaton Barrel-Piano by George Hicks ink-stamped on soundboard G. Hicks, Cylinder, Piano Manufacturer, 17 Chapell Street, Caledonian Road, London, with thirty-key action, eight-air More ...

Black Forest Trumpeter Clock

Black Forest Trumpeter Clock

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
592
Sold for:
$323$275

Black Forest Trumpeter Clock, with pitched pediment, applied carved half columns, bone Roman numerals, leafage, raised molded base and eight-day, time and strike spring powered movement with soldier More ...

Rare Roullet et Decamps Automaton of the English Comedian Little Tich

Rare Roullet et Decamps Automaton of the English Comedian Little Tich

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
625
Sold for:
$94,000$80,000

Rare Roullet et Decamps Automaton of the English Comedian Little Tich, with papier-mache head modeled with beaming smile, rosy cheeks, shaded jaw suggesting "five o'clock shadow",mohair wig, and More ...

Exceptional Pair of Life-Sized Jean Roulet Blackamoore Musician Automata

Exceptional Pair of Life-Sized Jean Roulet Blackamoore Musician Automata

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
645
Sold for:
$501,000$450,000

Exceptional Pair of Life-Sized Jean Roulet Blackamoore Musician Automata, depicting man with flute and a woman with pan pipes, standing cross-legged as they lean against papier-mache tree stumps, More ...

Pair of  Early Papier-Mache Boy and Girl Squeakers

Pair of Early Papier-Mache Boy and Girl Squeakers

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
766
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Pair of Early Papier-Mache Boy and Girl Squeakers, Germany, with painted and molded hair, hats and features, papier-mache arms and stationary legs, torsos containing "squeak" mechanism that emits More ...

Marx "American Airlines Astro Jet Airport Set"

Marx "American Airlines Astro Jet Airport Set"

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
878
Sold for:
$646$550

Marx "American Airlines Astro Jet Airport Set", comprising lithographed tin jet port and two hangars, plastic 707 and 990 astrojets, small aircraft, passengers, stands, trees and other accessories, More ...

George III Mahogany Bracket Clock

George III Mahogany Bracket Clock

Auction:
2369
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2007
Lot:
687
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

George III Mahogany Bracket Clock, London, 1774-1809, Edward Howard, maker, with top lifting handle, brass dial with pierced foliate spandrels, blind fretwork to upper corners of arched door, and More ...

George III Mahogany Bracket Clock

George III Mahogany Bracket Clock

Auction:
2363
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 28, 2007
Lot:
406
Unsold
 

George III Mahogany Bracket Clock, London, 1774-1809, Edward Howard, maker, with top lifting handle, brass dial with pierced foliate spandrels, blind fretwork to upper corners of arched door, and More ...

1834 Sarah C. Brown Needlework Sampler

1834 Sarah C. Brown Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2360
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 19, 2007
Lot:
559
Sold for:
$235$200

1834 Sarah C. Brown Needlework Sampler, Gloucester, Massachusetts, unframed, with 1844 family-related quit-claim, sampler 12 x 7 3/4 in. More ...

Phonendoscope and Four Monaural Stethoscopes

Phonendoscope and Four Monaural Stethoscopes

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$323$275

Phonendoscope and Four Monaural Stethoscopes, the Phonendoscope patd. 1894 and 1897, stamped Bazzi-Bianchi Bowles, Sole Agents for G.P.Pilling & Son, Philadelphia, with nickel-cased diaphragm and More ...

Eugene Camille Fitsch (American, 1892-1972)    Broadway Night - John Barrymore in "Sound,"

Eugene Camille Fitsch (American, 1892-1972) Broadway Night - John Barrymore in "Sound,"

Auction:
2351
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Mar 02, 2007
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$881$750

Eugene Camille Fitsch (American, 1892-1972) Broadway Night - John Barrymore in "Sound," 1928, edition of 25. Signed "ECFitsch" in pencil within the image l.c., initialed and dated in the matrix, More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel

Auction:
2346
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 13, 2007
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$881$750

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel, Moche IV, c. 450-550 A.D., the globular form with pedestal base, the carved death (?) head with holes on each side which produces a whistle sound More ...

Two African Ivory Side Blown Trumpets

Two African Ivory Side Blown Trumpets

Auction:
2346
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 13, 2007
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$881$750

Two African Ivory Side Blown Trumpets, one with relief carved faces flanking the sound hole and seated figure finial, the other covered in segments of reptile skin, both have rich patinas, lg. to 22 More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
68
Sold for:
$110,500$95,000

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865), Important autograph letter signed, one page, Head Quarters Armies of the United States, City Point, March 30, 1865, to the Secretary of War (Edwin Stanton), concerning More ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894)

Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
329
Sold for:
$294$250

Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894), Presentation copy, Soundings from the Atlantic, Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864 [1863], first edition, cloth, 12mo, (good, spine faded). More ...

(North America, Massachusetts)

(North America, Massachusetts)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
576
Sold for:
$3,173$2,700

(North America, Massachusetts), Eldridge's Chart, No. 1. Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Shoals, Boston: S. Thaxter & Son, 1874, surveyed by George Eldridge, engraving backed with linen, 62 1/2 by 40 More ...

Pennsylvania/German School, 19th Century    Illustrated Cuckoo Bird Poem.

Pennsylvania/German School, 19th Century Illustrated Cuckoo Bird Poem.

Auction:
2337
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2006
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$940$800

Pennsylvania/German School, 19th Century Illustrated Cuckoo Bird Poem. Unsigned. Watercolor and ink on paper, depicting a bird perched on a leafy branch under a poem inscribed "The cuckoo tells a More ...

Silvered Metal "Special Police" Badge and a Siren Whistle

Silvered Metal "Special Police" Badge and a Siren Whistle

Auction:
2334
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 19, 2006
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$47$40

Silvered Metal "Special Police" Badge and a Siren Whistle, the badge manufactured by Iver Johnson Co., Boston. More ...