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American School, 19th Century      Pair of Profile Portraits.

American School, 19th Century Pair of Profile Portraits.

Auction:
2765M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 20, 2014
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$523$425

American School, 19th Century Pair of Profile Portraits. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, bust-length portraits of a gentleman in a dark blue jacket with gold buttons; the lady also in a dark blue coat More ...

Sword with Mother-of-pearl Grip

Sword with Mother-of-pearl Grip

Auction:
2765M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 20, 2014
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$369$300

Sword with Mother-of-pearl Grip, unmarked, the blade with small areas of gilt engraved decoration, with brass guard and hilt decorated with various motifs including classical portrait heads, eagle More ...

American School, 19th Century       Portrait of a Gentleman.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman.

Auction:
2765M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 20, 2014
Lot:
518
Sold for:
$677$550

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Oil on board, 26 x 21 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Inpainting around head, minor alligatoring to varnish. More ...

American School, 19th Century       Portrait of an Officer.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of an Officer.

Auction:
2765M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 20, 2014
Lot:
689
Sold for:
$98$80

American School, 19th Century Portrait of an Officer. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 24 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Puncture above man's head, craquelure and abrasions. More ...

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande  , Two Editions in Three Volumes.

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande , Two Editions in Three Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
144
Unsold
 

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande, Two Editions in Three Volumes. Paris: Horthemels [Imprimerie de Francois le Cointe], 1687. [and] Amsterdam: Mortier, More ...

French Imprints, Five Titles in Eight Volumes, 1694-1768.

French Imprints, Five Titles in Eight Volumes, 1694-1768.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$338$275

French Imprints, Five Titles in Eight Volumes, 1694-1768. Jean Le Clerc's (1657-1736) La Vie du Cardinal Duc de Richelieu, Cologne: Chez ****, 1694, in two octavo volumes, titles in red and black, More ...

Portuguese Imprints in Contemporary Bindings, 1746-1802, Four Volumes.

Portuguese Imprints in Contemporary Bindings, 1746-1802, Four Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
342
Sold for:
$523$425

Portuguese Imprints in Contemporary Bindings, 1746-1802, Four Volumes. Definicoes, e Estatutos dos Cavalleiros, e Freires da Ordem de Nosso Senhor Jesus Christ, Lisbon: Miguel Manescal da Costa, More ...

Racine, Jean (1639-1699) Theatre de Racine.

Racine, Jean (1639-1699) Theatre de Racine.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
347
Unsold
 

Racine, Jean (1639-1699) Theatre de Racine. Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1876-1877. Two large octavo volumes, one of twenty copies on papier du Chine, from a limited edition of 307 copies, More ...

Nowell, Frank H. (1864-1941) Eight Photographs Taken in Alaska, c. 1905.

Nowell, Frank H. (1864-1941) Eight Photographs Taken in Alaska, c. 1905.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
462
Sold for:
$984$800

Nowell, Frank H. (1864-1941) Eight Photographs Taken in Alaska, c. 1905. Black-and-white silver gelatin print photographs with borders on thin paper, each mounted and set behind a mat, depicting More ...

Alfred Milton Duca (American, 1920-1997)      Two Sculpture Heads: Bust of Socrates

Alfred Milton Duca (American, 1920-1997) Two Sculpture Heads: Bust of Socrates

Auction:
2761T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 13, 2014
Lot:
1275
Sold for:
$492$400

Alfred Milton Duca (American, 1920-1997) Two Sculpture Heads: Bust of Socrates and Small Portrait Head. Both unsigned. Socrates metal, possibly lead or bronze, with a gray patina, height 13 in.; More ...

Luis Orozco (Mexican/Greek, 20th Century)      Two Portrait Heads.

Luis Orozco (Mexican/Greek, 20th Century) Two Portrait Heads.

Auction:
2761T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 13, 2014
Lot:
1311
Unsold
 

Luis Orozco (Mexican/Greek, 20th Century) Two Portrait Heads. One signed and dated "Luis Orozco 62" u.c. Monotypes with possible overpaint on paper, 22 x 17 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Not More ...

Group of Items Pertaining to Martha Ann Hays (b. 1820), Heartland, Vermont

Group of Items Pertaining to Martha Ann Hays (b. 1820), Heartland, Vermont

Auction:
2757B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 26, 2014
Lot:
379
Unsold
 

Group of Items Pertaining to Martha Ann Hays (b. 1820), Heartland, Vermont, first half 19th century, comprising: a portrait of Martha as a child, in a white dress shown holding a red doll and seated More ...

German Porcelain Portrait Plaque

German Porcelain Portrait Plaque

Auction:
2754B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 11, 2014
Lot:
489
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

German Porcelain Portrait Plaque, mid to late 19th century, rectangular, depicting a young woman in 16th century dress, with a foliate wreath on her head and hands clasped in prayer, unsigned, More ...

Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872)      William Platt and Maria Taylor Platt: A Pair of Portraits

Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872) William Platt and Maria Taylor Platt: A Pair of Portraits

Auction:
2750B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 19, 2014
Lot:
410
Unsold
 

Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872) William Platt and Maria Taylor Platt: A Pair of Portraits Monogrammed and dated "TS/1841" l.r. and l.l., respectively. Oil on canvas, 20 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. More ...

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)      Portrait of Lieven Willemsz. Van Coppenol, Writing Master (Larger Plate)

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Portrait of Lieven Willemsz. Van Coppenol, Writing Master (Larger Plate)

Auction:
2749B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 19, 2014
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$400$325

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Portrait of Lieven Willemsz. Van Coppenol, Writing Master (Larger Plate), 1658, a later impression (Hind, 300; Bartsch/Hollstein, 283 iv/IV [the head More ...

Edna Hibel (American, b. 1917)      Head of a Girl in a Red Cap.

Edna Hibel (American, b. 1917) Head of a Girl in a Red Cap.

Auction:
2742T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2014
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$923$750

Edna Hibel (American, b. 1917) Head of a Girl in a Red Cap. Signed "Hibel" l.l. Oil and gold pigment on board, 8 5/8 x 8 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Mild surface grime. N.B. The subject of More ...

Umberto Romano (American, 1905-1984)      Portrait Head.

Umberto Romano (American, 1905-1984) Portrait Head.

Auction:
2742T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2014
Lot:
1268
Sold for:
$215$175

Umberto Romano (American, 1905-1984) Portrait Head. Signed and dated "Umberto/Romano/1934" l.r. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 in., framed. Condition: Paint loss along bottom edge, craquelure, surface More ...

Double Silhouette Portrait

Double Silhouette Portrait

Auction:
2744M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 10, 2014
Lot:
458
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Double Silhouette Portrait, possibly Connecticut, second quarter 19th century, hollow-cut heads and pencil details within octagonal reserves, surrounded by reverse-painted faux shell decoration and More ...

American School, 19th Century      Pair of Profile Portraits.

American School, 19th Century Pair of Profile Portraits.

Auction:
2743T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2014
Lot:
1246
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Pair of Profile Portraits. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, bust-length portraits of a gentleman in a dark blue jacket with gold buttons; the lady also in a dark blue coat More ...

Set of Plaster Intaglio Portrait Plaques

Set of Plaster Intaglio Portrait Plaques

Auction:
2741M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2014
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$369$300

Set of Plaster Intaglio Portrait Plaques, set in two wooden diamond-shaped frames, approximately forty-five plaques total, including classical-style portrait heads, Henry VII, Theodore Beza, Locke, More ...

Four Assorted Jewelry Items

Four Assorted Jewelry Items

Auction:
2733T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2014
Lot:
1233
Sold for:
$738$600

Four Assorted Jewelry Items, three with green stone, possibly nephrite jade, a 14kt gold foliate brooch, a gold-mounted heavy stone pendant with ram's head mounted to the reverse, and an Italian More ...

Foppens, Jean-Francois (1689-1761) Bibliotheca Belgica

Foppens, Jean-Francois (1689-1761) Bibliotheca Belgica

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
143
Sold for:
$215$175

Foppens, Jean-Francois (1689-1761) Bibliotheca Belgica. Brussels: Pierre Foppens, 1739. Two large quarto volumes, title pages printed in black and red, illustrated with 145 portraits, nine of More ...

Maupertuis, Pierre Louis Moreau de (1698-1759) Oeuvres

Maupertuis, Pierre Louis Moreau de (1698-1759) Oeuvres

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$154$125

Maupertuis, Pierre Louis Moreau de (1698-1759) Oeuvres. Lyons: Bruyset, 1768. Four octavo volumes, portrait frontis of Maupertuis in his fur hat opposite the title in volume one, the set bound in More ...

Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore

Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$369$300

Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore. Vienna: Cosmerovio, 1672. Folio, engraved title; typographical title page printed in red and black (with engraved More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Portrait Head of a Boy, An Exercise in Backlighting

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Portrait Head of a Boy, An Exercise in Backlighting

Auction:
2728B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 16, 2014
Lot:
581
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Portrait Head of a Boy, An Exercise in Backlighting Unsigned. Oil on unstretched canvas, 13 x 10 3/4 in. (33.0 x 27.4 cm), framed. Condition: More ...

Twenty-one Royal Commemorative Items

Twenty-one Royal Commemorative Items

Auction:
2726M
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2014
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$308$250

Twenty-one Royal Commemorative Items, 19th and 20th century, a ceramic pitcher, reading "Unity is Strength," depicting portraits of the heads of Great Britain, Russia, Belgium, and France, a Myott More ...

"Hoyt Life Picture" Automaton

"Hoyt Life Picture" Automaton

Auction:
2724M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2014
Lot:
617
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

"Hoyt Life Picture" Automaton, c. 1900, the chromolithographed paper portrait depicting a black farmer in checked shirt and hat, with articulated eyes, eyelids, head and upper lip, the double-spring More ...

Earl Cavis Kerkam (American, 1891-1965)      Portrait Head of a Man.

Earl Cavis Kerkam (American, 1891-1965) Portrait Head of a Man.

Auction:
2716M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 09, 2014
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$492$400

Earl Cavis Kerkam (American, 1891-1965) Portrait Head of a Man. Signed "KERKAM" l.r., with stamps from the Center Book & Art Shop, New York City, on the frame and frame backing. Oil on More ...

Silver "Satyr" Pendant, Pablo Picasso

Silver "Satyr" Pendant, Pablo Picasso

Auction:
2711B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 18, 2014
Lot:
184
Sold for:
$153,000$125,000

Silver "Satyr" Pendant, Pablo Picasso, lg. 1 11/16 in., unsigned. Note: Francoise Gilot is wearing this pendant, or one similar to it, in the book Life With Picasso, by Francoise Gilot and More ...

Silver "Claude" Pendant, Pablo Picasso

Silver "Claude" Pendant, Pablo Picasso

Auction:
2711B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 18, 2014
Lot:
185
Sold for:
$92,250$75,000

Silver "Claude" Pendant, Pablo Picasso, depicting the young Claude in profile, lg. 2 in., unsigned. Lots 184-186 were made by Picasso in the 1950s. They were in the collection of Francoise More ...