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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 ...

Fine and Important Italian Violin, Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1720

Fine and Important Italian Violin, Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1720

Auction:
2333
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Oct 15, 2006
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$1,436,000$1,300,000

Fine and Important Italian Violin, Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1720, labeled ANTONIUS STRADIVARIUS CREMONENSIS, FACIEBAT ANNO 1724, the one-piece back of bold curl, the ribs of medium curl, the More ...

Minton Handpainted Earthenware Charger

Minton Handpainted Earthenware Charger

Auction:
2357
Auction:
Zeitlin Collection of English Ceramics - Sep 09, 2006
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$588$500

Minton Handpainted Earthenware Charger, England, circa 1872, polychrome decorated with a mother and children in a landscape, dated and artist signed, a verse on the backside "Oh list to the sound of More ...

Small Heubach Bisque Baby and a Composition Baby

Small Heubach Bisque Baby and a Composition Baby

Auction:
2328
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 24, 2006
Lot:
546
Sold for:
$129$110

Small Heubach Bisque Baby and a Composition Baby, Germany and America, Heubach pouty with blue intaglio eyes, closed mouth, painted light blonde hair, impressed 5/0 Germany with traces of green More ...

Elephant Circus Wagon Pull Toy

Elephant Circus Wagon Pull Toy

Auction:
2328
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 24, 2006
Lot:
677
Unsold
 

Elephant Circus Wagon Pull Toy, Germany, with original brickwork papers, marbleized interior paper, red roof and bars, the front door opening to release felt-covered wood elephant who emerges to the More ...

Four Titles

Four Titles

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
233
Unsold
 

Four Titles, Joseph Ray, (1869), The Elements of Astronomy for Colleges, Schools, and Private Students; John Tyndall, (1869), second edition, Sound: a Course of Eight Lectures Delivered at the Royal More ...

Three Stereo Cameras

Three Stereo Cameras

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$499$425

Three Stereo Cameras, a Bellieni Stereo Jumelle, for 9 x 18 cm. stereo plates, in leather case; an Ica Polyskop No. 35944; and a 45 x 107 mm. Zionscope. More ...

Gamewell Cast-Iron Fire Alarm Box

Gamewell Cast-Iron Fire Alarm Box

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
431
Sold for:
$176$150

Gamewell Cast-Iron Fire Alarm Box, by Gamewell Co., Newton, Mass., case only, with lock, key and later lantern, now containing mechanism to automatically sound a bell and illuminate the lantern when More ...

Mira Console 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Mira Console 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
529
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

Mira Console 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, No. 7816, with double combs, mandoline attachment, speed moderator, and unusual gilt-flecked finish to the sound frets and the inside lid with Mira title, More ...

Portable 23-Key Barrel Organ

Portable 23-Key Barrel Organ

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$1,645$1,400

Portable 23-Key Barrel Organ, No. 113, with seven-air barrel, two ranks of pipes, label of J.S. Gebhardt Organ Co., Tacony, Philadelphia, and walnut case with brass reinforced feet and later sound More ...

Louis XVI Musical Organ Clock Base

Louis XVI Musical Organ Clock Base

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
541
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

Louis XVI Musical Organ Clock Base, with twelve-key fusee barrel organ movement, two ranks of twenty-four metal pipes, clock-activated stop / start detent and manual pull-push lever for play / More ...

Organ Bank, Cat and Dog

Organ Bank, Cat and Dog

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
937
Sold for:
$1,058$900

Organ Bank, Cat and Dog, Kyser & Rex Company, Philadelphia, PA, barrel organ with pipes and painted sheet music on the facade, seated monkey receives the contribution, tips his hat and deposits the More ...

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888)   Awful Conflagration of the Steamboat LEXINGTON In Long Island Sound on Monday Eve

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) Awful Conflagration of the Steamboat LEXINGTON In Long Island Sound on Monday Eve

Auction:
2322
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2006
Lot:
583
Sold for:
$1,058$900

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) Awful Conflagration of the Steamboat LEXINGTON In Long Island Sound on Monday Eve'g Jan'y 13th 1840 by which melancholy occurrence; over 120 More ...

Approximately Eighty-three Keystone View Co. World View Stereo Cards and a Viewer

Approximately Eighty-three Keystone View Co. World View Stereo Cards and a Viewer

Auction:
2316
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 13, 2006
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$153$130

Approximately Eighty-three Keystone View Co. World View Stereo Cards and a Viewer, including Caribbean, South American, Europe, Asia, Scandinavia, Africa, Middle East, etc. More ...

After Hendrik Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617)    Das Gehor

After Hendrik Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617) Das Gehor

Auction:
2313
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 08, 2006
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$529$450

After Hendrik Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617) Das Gehor/The Allegory of Sound Identified on the mat. Pen and ink with wash on paper, 6 1/2 x 5 in., framed. Condition: Laid down, repaired tears/losses, More ...

Alexander H. Wyant  (American, 1836-1892)    Red Sunset

Alexander H. Wyant (American, 1836-1892) Red Sunset

Auction:
2310
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Mar 03, 2006
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

Alexander H. Wyant (American, 1836-1892) Red Sunset Signed "A.H.Wyant" l.l. Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 60.9 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch. N.B. Born in Evans Creek, Ohio, in More ...

Small Heubach Bisque Baby and a Composition Baby

Small Heubach Bisque Baby and a Composition Baby

Auction:
2306
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 15, 2005
Lot:
1521
Unsold
 

Small Heubach Bisque Baby and a Composition Baby, Germany and America, Heubach pouty with blue intaglio eyes, closed mouth, painted light blonde hair, impressed 5/0 Germany with traces of green More ...

Bebe Jumeau Phonographe Doll

Bebe Jumeau Phonographe Doll

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

Bebe Jumeau Phonographe Doll, stamped in red Depose Tete Jumeau 11, with blue feathered paperweight eyes, open mouth, upper teeth, pierced ears with earrings, cork pate and original brown human hair More ...

Rare Henry Vichy Phonograph Automaton of a Trumpeter

Rare Henry Vichy Phonograph Automaton of a Trumpeter

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
318
Unsold
 

Rare Henry Vichy Phonograph Automaton of a Trumpeter, modeled as a French soldier with papier-mache head, brown glass eyes, feathered brows, open-closed mouth with painted teeth, and metal hands More ...

Early Scene Mecanique Automaton of a Spanish Serenade

Early Scene Mecanique Automaton of a Spanish Serenade

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$11,750$10,000

Early Scene Mecanique Automaton of a Spanish Serenade, possibly by Phalibois, circa 1870, modeled as an enclosed garden with painted brick wall and path leading to a rustic gate, on the left a More ...

Louis XVI Musical Organ Clock Base

Louis XVI Musical Organ Clock Base

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
394
Unsold
 

Louis XVI Musical Organ Clock Base, with twelve-key fusee barrel organ movement, two ranks of twenty-four metal pipes, clock-activated stop / start detent and manual pull-push lever for play / More ...