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Gershwin, George (1898-1937) Check Signed, 28 June 1935.

Gershwin, George (1898-1937) Check Signed, 28 June 1935.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
82
Sold for:
$800$650

Gershwin, George (1898-1937) Check Signed, 28 June 1935. Pre-printed check drawn on the National City Bank of New York, made out to himself for $200, signed on the recto and endorsed on the verso by More ...

Liszt, Franz (1811-1886) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 April 1866.

Liszt, Franz (1811-1886) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 April 1866.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Liszt, Franz (1811-1886) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 April 1866. Wove bifolium sheet inscribed over two pages with an additional two lines on the third page. To Joseph d'Ortigue (1802-1866), More ...

Musicians and Performers, Nine Autographed Photographs.

Musicians and Performers, Nine Autographed Photographs.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Musicians and Performers, Nine Autographed Photographs. Including signed photos of Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943); Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924); William Henry Humiston (1869-1923); Maud Powell More ...

Musicians and Performers, Three Pieces Signed by Enrico Caruso (1873-1921), Luisa Tetrazzini (1871-1940) and Charles-Valentin Alkan (18

Musicians and Performers, Three Pieces Signed by Enrico Caruso (1873-1921), Luisa Tetrazzini (1871-1940) and Charles-Valentin Alkan (18

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Musicians and Performers, Three Pieces Signed by Enrico Caruso (1873-1921), Luisa Tetrazzini (1871-1940) and Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888). Picture postcard with a black-and-white bust-length More ...

Toscanini, Arturo (1867-1957) Signed Photograph.

Toscanini, Arturo (1867-1957) Signed Photograph.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$554$450

Toscanini, Arturo (1867-1957) Signed Photograph. Black-and-white image of Toscanini playing the piano, inscribed in the large blank margin in red ink, dated 1951, framed, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. More ...

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Autograph Musical Manuscript with Five Bars from La Traviata  , Signed, Venice, 9 March 1853.

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Autograph Musical Manuscript with Five Bars from La Traviata , Signed, Venice, 9 March 1853.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Autograph Musical Manuscript with Five Bars from La Traviata, Signed, Venice, 9 March 1853. Single sheet of wove paper inscribed on one page. Verdi has transcribed five More ...

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Nine Calling Cards, One Holograph Envelope, One Telegram.

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Nine Calling Cards, One Holograph Envelope, One Telegram.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Nine Calling Cards, One Holograph Envelope, One Telegram. All missives addressed to Count Andrea Zorzi, an eccentric Venetian nobleman from an ancient family and a More ...

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Signed Cabinet Card.

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Signed Cabinet Card.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
155A
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) Signed Cabinet Card. Oblong portrait cabinet card produced by A. Ferrario of Milan, stamped by G. Ricordi & Co., dated 1893, matted, 7 x 3 1/4 in. More ...

Wagner, Richard (1813-1883) Autograph with Musical Phrase.

Wagner, Richard (1813-1883) Autograph with Musical Phrase.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Wagner, Richard (1813-1883) Autograph with Musical Phrase. Signature on a small piece of wove paper with the phrase clipped and pasted onto the same sheet, 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in., with an engraved More ...

Hummel, Johann Nepomuk (1778-1837) Methode Complete Theoretique et Practique pour le Piano-Forte.

Hummel, Johann Nepomuk (1778-1837) Methode Complete Theoretique et Practique pour le Piano-Forte.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$461$375

Hummel, Johann Nepomuk (1778-1837) Methode Complete Theoretique et Practique pour le Piano-Forte. Paris: A. Farrenc, plate no. 227 [c. 1829-31]. First edition in French, folio, engraved throughout, More ...

Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868) Le Barbier de Seville.

Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868) Le Barbier de Seville.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$615$500

Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868) Le Barbier de Seville. Paris: Castil-Blaze, sold at La Lyre Moderne [before 19 September 1821]. First edition of the full score, 393 pages, engraved throughout, plate More ...

Gilt Classical Figural Mantel Clock

Gilt Classical Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
676
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Gilt Classical Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, musical muse sits playing a lyre while a putto stands by holding music, dial with applied floral wreath surrounding the enamel roman numeral More ...

Tricolor Jasper Dip Potpourri Vase and Cover

Tricolor Jasper Dip Potpourri Vase and Cover

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
334
Sold for:
$523$425

Tricolor Jasper Dip Potpourri Vase and Cover, England, late 19th century, attributed to Adams & Bromley, dark blue ground with lilac medallions and applied white fruiting grapevine festoons, foliate More ...

Parian Venus and Adonis Group

Parian Venus and Adonis Group

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
387
Unsold
 

Parian Venus and Adonis Group, England, c. 1870, depicting two classical figures modeled arm-in-arm, ht. 19 in. More ...

Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Coffee Service with Ten Cups and Saucers

Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Coffee Service with Ten Cups and Saucers

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
614
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Coffee Service with Ten Cups and Saucers, Denmark, second half of the 20th century, white ground and polychrome painted botanical specimens, gilt highlights, factory More ...

Classical Mahogany Two-drawer Worktable and a Late Classical Card Table

Classical Mahogany Two-drawer Worktable and a Late Classical Card Table

Auction:
2938T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 06, 2016
Lot:
1209
Sold for:
$584$475

Classical Mahogany Two-drawer Worktable and a Late Classical Card Table, worktable with turned ropetwist legs, card table with lyre base, ht. 29 1/2, wd. 34 in. More ...

Eugene Berman (American, 1899-1972)      Costume Design for Despina, from Mozart's Così fan tutte

Eugene Berman (American, 1899-1972) Costume Design for Despina, from Mozart's Così fan tutte

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$492$400

Eugene Berman (American, 1899-1972) Costume Design for Despina, from Mozart's Così fan tutte Unsigned, identified and dated "1955" on a fragmentary label from Richard rcada Gallery, New York, More ...

Eugene Berman (American, 1899-1972)      Costume Design for Giovanna from Verdi's Rigoletto

Eugene Berman (American, 1899-1972) Costume Design for Giovanna from Verdi's Rigoletto

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
421
Sold for:
$369$300

Eugene Berman (American, 1899-1972) Costume Design for Giovanna from Verdi's Rigoletto Monogrammed and dated "E.B. 1951" l.c., inscribed "Giovanna/(servant)" l.r. and ".../"Rigoletto" u.c. Ink More ...

F.A.I.R. Chalkware and Metal Table Lamp

F.A.I.R. Chalkware and Metal Table Lamp

Auction:
2924T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
1058
Unsold
 

F.A.I.R. Chalkware and Metal Table Lamp, Brooklyn, New York, mid-20th century, circular brass base, conical form of light beige decorated with narrow horizontal rings and a wide band composed of More ...

Mid-century Modern Eight-drawer Chest

Mid-century Modern Eight-drawer Chest

Auction:
2912M
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 23, 2016
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$615$500

Mid-century Modern Eight-drawer Chest Teak, teak veneers Possibly Scandinavia Rectangular top over eight drawers, four to each side, top drawer fitted for vanity items, unmarked, ht. 31 3/4, wd. More ...

Wedgwood Dark Blue Jasper Dip Vase and Drum Base

Wedgwood Dark Blue Jasper Dip Vase and Drum Base

Auction:
2888B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 08, 2016
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Wedgwood Dark Blue Jasper Dip Vase and Drum Base, England, early 19th century, applied white relief, the neck with musical instrument drops between fruiting grapevine festoons, running palmettes to More ...

Carved Wood Portrait Miniature and Needlework Genre Scene

Carved Wood Portrait Miniature and Needlework Genre Scene

Auction:
2754B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 11, 2014
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$246$200

Carved Wood Portrait Miniature and Needlework Genre Scene, the portrait oval format, depicting a figure wearing a grapevine wreath in high relief, ht. 3 1/8; the petit point needlework fragment More ...

Burl Walnut Victor Victrola VV-XVI with Classical Records

Burl Walnut Victor Victrola VV-XVI with Classical Records

Auction:
2726M
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2014
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$492$400

Burl Walnut Victor Victrola VV-XVI with Classical Records, serial no. 29185C, with crank, additional needles, and records, including Schubert, in six parts, and the music of George Gershwin, ht. 47 More ...

Framed Ceramic Wall Plaque

Framed Ceramic Wall Plaque

Auction:
2716M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 10, 2014
Lot:
554
Sold for:
$123$100

Framed Ceramic Wall Plaque, 19th century, depicting a classical scene with women playing musical instruments, lg. 10, wd. 15 in. More ...

Betty Palash Barrett (American, d. 2001)      Dancer with a Swirling Skirt (Martha Graham)

Betty Palash Barrett (American, d. 2001) Dancer with a Swirling Skirt (Martha Graham)

Auction:
2673B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 20, 2013
Lot:
315
Unsold
 

Betty Palash Barrett (American, d. 2001) Dancer with a Swirling Skirt (Martha Graham) Stamped "Betty Barrett '73 1" in the bronze along the skirt hem in the back. Bronze with a copper patina, More ...

Enamel-mounted Music Box

Enamel-mounted Music Box

Auction:
2663B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 12, 2013
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Enamel-mounted Music Box, probably Austria, late 19th/early 20th century, formed as a miniature chest-on-chest with three drawers, all four sides decorated with various enamel plaques depicting More ...

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Typed Letter Signed, 30 May 1957.

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Typed Letter Signed, 30 May 1957.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$246$200

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Typed Letter Signed, 30 May 1957. Single page of Copland's Shady Lane Farm stationery, Ossining, New York. To Reneé Longy, advising her of his whereabouts in early More ...

Varèse, Edgard (1883-1965) Autograph Letter Signed, 27 July 1955.

Varèse, Edgard (1883-1965) Autograph Letter Signed, 27 July 1955.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$154$125

Varèse, Edgard (1883-1965) Autograph Letter Signed, 27 July 1955. Single page, on his 188 Sullivan Street, New York, New York, stationery, with the original holograph envelope. To Reneé Longy, More ...

Silver Mounted Violin Bow

Silver Mounted Violin Bow

Auction:
2648B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Apr 28, 2013
Lot:
62A
Sold for:
$13,200$11,000

Silver Mounted Violin Bow, the round stick E SARTORY A PARIS, weight 55 grams (with tinsel grip). Provenance: Michel Sasson. Michel Sasson (1936-2013) performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto More ...

Nickel-mounted Violin Bow

Nickel-mounted Violin Bow

Auction:
2648B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Apr 28, 2013
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$240$200

Nickel-mounted Violin Bow, the round stick stamped ALBERT SCHUBERT, weight 59 grams. More ...