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15-inch Ebony Octant

15-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1121A
Sold for:
$431$350

15-inch Ebony Octant, 19th century, with ivory scale calibrated 0-90, brass index arm, locking thumbscrew, and ivory vernier reading 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror magnifier, sun shades, unmarked More ...

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1122
Unsold
 

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant, Negus, New York, patinated pierced frame with brass and inset silver scale reading 0-120, and engraved "Negus New York," index arm with vernier scale 0-20, and More ...

James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant

James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1122A
Sold for:
$400$325

James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant, H. Duren, New York, 19th century, engraved ivory scale reading 0-100, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, vernier from 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror More ...

E. & G.W. Blunt 11-inch Ebony Octant

E. & G.W. Blunt 11-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1123A
Sold for:
$431$350

E. & G.W. Blunt 11-inch Ebony Octant, New York, 19th century, engraved ivory scale reading 0-110, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, vernier from 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror magnifier, More ...

American Theorbo, George D. Wilson, Williamsburg, 1977

American Theorbo, George D. Wilson, Williamsburg, 1977

Auction:
2892B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 22, 2016
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

American Theorbo, George D. Wilson, Williamsburg, 1977, spruce top, maple back, ebony fingerboard, with case and letter of appraisal. Provenance: The estate of composer Gunther Schuller, More ...

German Silver-mounted Violin Bow, Vuillaume à Paris, c. 1900

German Silver-mounted Violin Bow, Vuillaume à Paris, c. 1900

Auction:
2892B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 22, 2016
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$923$750

German Silver-mounted Violin Bow, Vuillaume à Paris, c. 1900, the octagonal stick with silver tip stamped VUILLAUME A PARIS, the ebony frog with silver shield inlay, weight 63.5 grams. More ...

The Parables of Our Lord  , Illumination by Henry Noel Humphreys (1810-1879).

The Parables of Our Lord , Illumination by Henry Noel Humphreys (1810-1879).

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1255
Sold for:
$615$500

The Parables of Our Lord, Illumination by Henry Noel Humphreys (1810-1879). New York: Appleton, 1848. Octavo, printed in full-color and gilt lithography throughout, bound in one of the first More ...

Inlaid Folding Game Board/Box

Inlaid Folding Game Board/Box

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1121
Unsold
 

Inlaid Folding Game Board/Box, England, late 19th century, the rectangular box opens to a square chessboard in rosewood and burl square surrounded by a cribbage board in ebony and "French ivory," More ...

Inlaid Ebony Cribbage Boards

Inlaid Ebony Cribbage Boards

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1137
Unsold
 

Inlaid Ebony Cribbage Boards, probably England, late 19th century, the playing surface inlaid with rectangles and diamonds of "French ivory," with thin string border. More ...

Crescent-shaped Bone-inlaid Cribbage Board

Crescent-shaped Bone-inlaid Cribbage Board

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1140
Sold for:
$98$80

Crescent-shaped Bone-inlaid Cribbage Board, probably England, mid-19th century, one shaped like a crescent moon inlaid with bone and ebony sections and small brass dots on a molded base, lg. 12 1/2 More ...

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Ebony Cribbage Board/Box

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Ebony Cribbage Board/Box

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1147
Unsold
 

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Ebony Cribbage Board/Box, England, mid-19th century, the top inlaid in panels centering a small circular panel with initials "CLS," opening to a compartmented interior, the More ...

Burl and Ebony Veneer Brass-inlaid Cribbage Board/Box

Burl and Ebony Veneer Brass-inlaid Cribbage Board/Box

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1160
Sold for:
$185$150

Burl and Ebony Veneer Brass-inlaid Cribbage Board/Box, England, second half 19th century, the top with playing surface and elaborate engraved brass foliate devices, the front with similar brass More ...

Ebony Inlaid Cribbage Board/Box

Ebony Inlaid Cribbage Board/Box

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1192
Sold for:
$135$110

Ebony Inlaid Cribbage Board/Box, England, late 19th century, the hinged top with "French ivory" inlaid rectangular playing sections centering diamonds and an oval, the top with velvet-lined interior More ...

Standard Box Skeleton Clock by Ithaca Calendar Clock Company

Standard Box Skeleton Clock by Ithaca Calendar Clock Company

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
137
Unsold
 

Standard Box Skeleton Clock by Ithaca Calendar Clock Company, Ithaca, New York, c. 1870, carved swag-decorated finial atop the walnut case with ebony trim, and arched-top glass case panels, roman More ...

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
308
Unsold
 

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant, London, mid-19th century, brass arc with silvered scale marked 0-160, pierced frame engraved Potter London, index arm with vernier, magnifier, and thumbscrew, More ...

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
309
Unsold
 

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant, London, 19th century, the pierced frame with an upper bridge, silvered scale from 0-140 and marked Spencer Browning & Rust, London, sliding More ...

Spencer Browning and Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

Spencer Browning and Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
310
Sold for:
$400$325

Spencer Browning and Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, bone scale calibrated 0-95, brass index arm with vernier, sighting pinnula, sun shades, cross-arm bone boss reading: Spencer More ...

Leach & Greene Surgical Set

Leach & Greene Surgical Set

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$615$500

Leach & Greene Surgical Set, 19th century, crosshatched ebony handled implements marked as above, removable tray, surgical knives, bone saw, scalpels, tweezers, brass tourniquet, and wire sutures, More ...

Two Small 19th Century Surgical Sets

Two Small 19th Century Surgical Sets

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
340
Sold for:
$677$550

Two Small 19th Century Surgical Sets, London, a mahogany case with five ebony-handled scalpels and plaque reading S Maw Son & Thompson London; and a four-piece surgical set with three bone-handled More ...

Assembled Set of Obstetrics Tools

Assembled Set of Obstetrics Tools

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
342
Sold for:
$400$325

Assembled Set of Obstetrics Tools, London, late 19th/early 20th century, stainless steel instruments, some with ebony handles, and marked by different makers, housed in a folding velvet-lined More ...

Assembled Set of Surgical Amputation Instruments

Assembled Set of Surgical Amputation Instruments

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$984$800

Assembled Set of Surgical Amputation Instruments, mid-19th century, brass-bound mahogany case opens to the stainless steel instruments in a fitted velvet-lined case with removable tray, the three More ...

Miniature Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Miniature Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2880B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 27, 2016
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$677$550

Miniature Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Chest of Drawers, England, early 19th century, the rectangular top with molded edge above two short drawers with ebony banding and three long drawers More ...

Gorham Sterling Silver and Ebony Top

Gorham Sterling Silver and Ebony Top

Auction:
2872T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 10, 2015
Lot:
1491
Sold for:
$185$150

Gorham Sterling Silver and Ebony Top, engraved with whimsical options, with box, ht. 2 3/4, wd. 2 5/8 in. More ...

Seven Pieces of Mostly Sterling Silver Tableware

Seven Pieces of Mostly Sterling Silver Tableware

Auction:
2872T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 10, 2015
Lot:
1505A
Sold for:
$215$175

Seven Pieces of Mostly Sterling Silver Tableware, a footed floriform bowl retailed by Tiffany & Co., an engraved and monogrammed dish, a child's mug, a child's cup, a small pitcher with ebony More ...

Sigvard Bernadotte for Georg Jensen Three-piece Coffee Service

Sigvard Bernadotte for Georg Jensen Three-piece Coffee Service

Auction:
2870B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 05, 2015
Lot:
163
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Sigvard Bernadotte for Georg Jensen Three-piece Coffee Service Sterling silver, ebony Copenhagen, Denmark, c. 1942 Coffee, creamer, and covered sugar all marked Georg Jensen with crown, 925S, GJ More ...

Sam Maloof (1916-2009) Walnut Music Stand

Sam Maloof (1916-2009) Walnut Music Stand

Auction:
2870B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 05, 2015
Lot:
441
Unsold
 

Sam Maloof (1916-2009) Walnut Music Stand, California, late 20th century, music holder and turned pole both adjustable raised on four curved legs, with calamander and ebony accents, ht. to 51 1/4, More ...

Turned Hardwood and Carved and Inlaid Ivory-handled Walking Stick

Turned Hardwood and Carved and Inlaid Ivory-handled Walking Stick

Auction:
2863M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2015
Lot:
858
Sold for:
$246$200

Turned Hardwood and Carved and Inlaid Ivory-handled Walking Stick, 19th century, the leg-form handle inlaid with abalone diamonds and ebony band, on a tapering shaft of exotic hardwood, lg. 34 1/2 More ...

Complete 18th Century Trepanning Set

Complete 18th Century Trepanning Set

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
455
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Complete 18th Century Trepanning Set, England, unsigned, stainless steel and ebony-handled instruments including two trephines, scalpels, a bone brush, rugines, and lenticular, all housed in a More ...

Cased Pinfire Revolver and Knife

Cased Pinfire Revolver and Knife

Auction:
2856M
Auction:
Sale #2856M - Oct 30, 2015
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Cased Pinfire Revolver and Knife, c. mid-19th century, ornately carved ebony grips, blued steel frame inlaid with silver and gold, marked with a crown over T on the octagonal section of the barrel, More ...

Silver Tea Set

Silver Tea Set

Auction:
2855B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2015
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Silver Tea Set, John Burger, New York, late 18th century, the oval teapot with urn finial, beaded decoration, and carved ebony handle, the urn-shaped covered sugar bowl with urn finial, beaded More ...