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Two Wedgwood Ceramic Inkwells and a Creamware Boat-form Inkstand

Two Wedgwood Ceramic Inkwells and a Creamware Boat-form Inkstand

Auction:
2511
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 17, 2010
Lot:
1282
Sold for:
$148$125

Two Wedgwood Ceramic Inkwells and a Creamware Boat-form Inkstand, including a dark blue jasper dip and drabware inkwells. More ...

"F. Bridges, Phrenologist" Gilt-decorated Porcelain Figural Inkstand

"F. Bridges, Phrenologist" Gilt-decorated Porcelain Figural Inkstand

Auction:
2511
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 17, 2010
Lot:
1284
Sold for:
$385$325

"F. Bridges, Phrenologist" Gilt-decorated Porcelain Figural Inkstand, ht. 5 1/2 in. More ...

Two Japanese Inkwells, Two Japanese and Chinese Bronze Traveling Pen and Inkstands

Two Japanese Inkwells, Two Japanese and Chinese Bronze Traveling Pen and Inkstands

Auction:
2511
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 17, 2010
Lot:
1332
Sold for:
$178$150

Two Japanese Inkwells, Two Japanese and Chinese Bronze Traveling Pen and Inkstands, a small brass and a cloisonne inkwells. More ...

Four Assorted Asian and European Porcelain Inkwells and an Inkstand.

Four Assorted Asian and European Porcelain Inkwells and an Inkstand.

Auction:
2511
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 17, 2010
Lot:
1397
Sold for:
$267$225

Four Assorted Asian and European Porcelain Inkwells and an Inkstand. More ...

European Gilt and Hand-painted Floral Decorated Ceramic Inkwell, Inkstand, and a Chinoiserie Decorated Black Lacquered Papier-mache ...

European Gilt and Hand-painted Floral Decorated Ceramic Inkwell, Inkstand, and a Chinoiserie Decorated Black Lacquered Papier-mache ...

Auction:
2511
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 17, 2010
Lot:
1398
Sold for:
$267$225

European Gilt and Hand-painted Floral Decorated Ceramic Inkwell, Inkstand, and a Chinoiserie Decorated Black Lacquered Papier-mache Inkstand. More ...

Group of Silver Plated Hollowware

Group of Silver Plated Hollowware

Auction:
2511
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 16, 2010
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$24$20

Group of Silver Plated Hollowware, including a creamer and matching sugar bowl, an inkstand with double inkwells, etc. More ...

Large Group of Pens and Mostly Costume Jewelry

Large Group of Pens and Mostly Costume Jewelry

Auction:
2511
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 16, 2010
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

Large Group of Pens and Mostly Costume Jewelry, including several Cross pens, a carved ivory card case, a silver card case, pocket watches, cuff links, and many other items. More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      William Rimmer.

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) William Rimmer.

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$385$325

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) William Rimmer. Signed "Baskin" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.c., inscribed "Monotype - Touched" in pencil l.l. Color monotype with graphite on paper, More ...

Jean Dufy  (French, 1888-1964)      Les Cavaliers

Jean Dufy (French, 1888-1964) Les Cavaliers

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
525
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

Jean Dufy (French, 1888-1964) Les Cavaliers, 1945 Bears signature "Jean Dufy" in pencil l.l., identified on a label from Carel Gallery , Miami Beach, Florida, on the backing. Gouache, More ...

Reuben Tam  (American, 1916-1991)      The South Wind

Reuben Tam (American, 1916-1991) The South Wind

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
528
Sold for:
$652$550

Reuben Tam (American, 1916-1991) The South Wind Signed "Tam" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., identified on a label from The Brooklyn Museum Art School Exhibition affixed to the More ...

Richard E. Filipowski (American, 1923-2008)      Abstract Composition in Orange, Yellow, Maroon, Gray, and Black

Richard E. Filipowski (American, 1923-2008) Abstract Composition in Orange, Yellow, Maroon, Gray, and Black

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
536
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

Richard E. Filipowski (American, 1923-2008) Abstract Composition in Orange, Yellow, Maroon, Gray, and Black Signed and dated "Filipowski 47" l.r. Graphite, colored pencil, gouache, and ink on More ...

Richard E. Filipowski (American, 1923-2008)      Abstract Composition in Red, Violet, Orange, Gray, and Black

Richard E. Filipowski (American, 1923-2008) Abstract Composition in Red, Violet, Orange, Gray, and Black

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
538
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

Richard E. Filipowski (American, 1923-2008) Abstract Composition in Red, Violet, Orange, Gray, and Black Signed and dated "Filipowski 47" l.r. Graphite, colored pencil, and gouache on More ...

Polynesian Carved Wood and Metal Walking Stick

Polynesian Carved Wood and Metal Walking Stick

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$119$100

Polynesian Carved Wood and Metal Walking Stick, Fiji (?), c. 19th century, the handle chip-carved, with metal tip, copper ferrule above tip, and silver end cap with engraved initials, lg. 37 in. More ...

Brass and Steel Wheel and Pinion Blanks

Brass and Steel Wheel and Pinion Blanks

Auction:
2502
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 01, 2010
Lot:
256
Unsold
 

Brass and Steel Wheel and Pinion Blanks, France or England, late 19th century, some associated with the French clockmaker Japy who worked at Beaucourt, the blanks enclosed in folded paper with pen More ...

Patinated Copper Quill Pen Weather Vane

Patinated Copper Quill Pen Weather Vane

Auction:
2500
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 15, 2010
Lot:
853
Sold for:
$474$400

Patinated Copper Quill Pen Weather Vane, second half 20th century, applied patina, on stand, lg. 30 1/4 in. More ...

Group of Tolework Decorator Samples and Design Patterns

Group of Tolework Decorator Samples and Design Patterns

Auction:
2500
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 15, 2010
Lot:
858
Sold for:
$119$100

Group of Tolework Decorator Samples and Design Patterns, painted, ink, and pencil sketches. More ...

Theresa Ferber Bernstein  (American, 1890-2002)      Harbor View, Probably Gloucester

Theresa Ferber Bernstein (American, 1890-2002) Harbor View, Probably Gloucester

Auction:
2500
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 14, 2010
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$593$500

Theresa Ferber Bernstein (American, 1890-2002) Harbor View, Probably Gloucester Monogram signed "TBernstein" in pencil l.r. Watercolor and graphite on paper, 14 1/2 x 22 in., framed. More ...

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925)      Study of Mary

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Study of Mary

Auction:
2500
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 14, 2010
Lot:
449
Sold for:
$504$425

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Study of Mary, 1923, edition of 50 (Mason, M.132). Signed "Geo. Bellows" in pencil l.r., signed "Bolton Brown imp." in pencil l.l., titled in pencil More ...

Victorian Silver Inkstand

Victorian Silver Inkstand

Auction:
2498
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 10, 2010
Lot:
566
Sold for:
$980$800

Victorian Silver Inkstand, London, 1858, J. Charles Edington, maker, the reticulated shell-form stand deeply chased and embossed with fruit-filled cartouches accented with grotesque masks, with More ...

Approximately Fourteen Fountain Pens and Pencils

Approximately Fourteen Fountain Pens and Pencils

Auction:
2497
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 17, 2010
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$267$225

Approximately Fourteen Fountain Pens and Pencils, makers include Parker, Peerless, Waterman's, etc., some with 14kt gold nibs. More ...

Niels Yde Andersen (Danish/American, 1888-1952)      Lot of Three Images of Factory Workers: Charcoal Man

Niels Yde Andersen (Danish/American, 1888-1952) Lot of Three Images of Factory Workers: Charcoal Man

Auction:
2493
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 29, 2010
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$830$700

Niels Yde Andersen (Danish/American, 1888-1952) Lot of Three Images of Factory Workers: Charcoal Man, 1936, edition of 12; Valve Repair; and Construction According to Plan. The first signed and More ...

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925)      Study of Mary

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Study of Mary

Auction:
2493
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 29, 2010
Lot:
23
Unsold
 

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Study of Mary, 1923, edition of 50 (Mason, M.132). Signed "Geo. Bellows" in pencil l.r., signed "Bolton Brown imp." in pencil l.l., titled in pencil More ...

Frank Stella  (American, b. 1936)      Untitled [Study for a Painting]

Frank Stella (American, b. 1936) Untitled [Study for a Painting]

Auction:
2493
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 29, 2010
Lot:
612
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

Frank Stella (American, b. 1936) Untitled [Study for a Painting], 1970-71 Signed "F. Stella" in pencil l.r., identified on a label from Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York, on the reverse. More ...

Framed Watercolor, Gouache, and Ink on Strathmore Paper Abstract      Composition

Framed Watercolor, Gouache, and Ink on Strathmore Paper Abstract Composition

Auction:
2492
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 21, 2010
Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$24$20

Framed Watercolor, Gouache, and Ink on Strathmore Paper Abstract Composition, inscribed "Maureen Murphy '83" in pencil l.r. More ...

Approximately Nineteen Pens and Pencils

Approximately Nineteen Pens and Pencils

Auction:
2492
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 20, 2010
Lot:
220
Sold for:
$107$90

Approximately Nineteen Pens and Pencils, includes a sterling pencil, some gold-filled. More ...

Twelve Unframed Asian Ink Paintings

Twelve Unframed Asian Ink Paintings

Auction:
2492
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 20, 2010
Lot:
328
Sold for:
$24$20

Twelve Unframed Asian Ink Paintings, including a matted pen and ink drawing of a man on horseback, a mountain scene, a bird in flight, a man on a donkey, two samurai in battle, a colored image of a More ...

Anglo/American School, 19th/20th Century      Boats. Concarneau.

Anglo/American School, 19th/20th Century Boats. Concarneau.

Auction:
2490
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 09, 2010
Lot:
139
Unsold
 

Anglo/American School, 19th/20th Century Boats. Concarneau. Signed "S. COLEMAN." in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l. Graphite on paper, sight size 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Mild More ...

British Colonial Campaign-style Brass-mounted Camphorwood Pedestal Desk

British Colonial Campaign-style Brass-mounted Camphorwood Pedestal Desk

Auction:
2490
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 09, 2010
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$3,437$2,900

British Colonial Campaign-style Brass-mounted Camphorwood Pedestal Desk, 19th century, gilt-tooled green leather writing surface above three frieze drawers and a pair of pedestals each fitted with More ...

Five Tartanware Desk Items

Five Tartanware Desk Items

Auction:
2490
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 09, 2010
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$770$650

Five Tartanware Desk Items, late 19th century, comprising a barrel-form bank with MacPherson tartan, mounted with a print of Oldmachar Cathedral, Aberdeen, ht. 3 1/4, an oval pen tray, lg. 9, and a More ...

Louis XV/XVI Style Brass-mounted Tulipwood and Marble-top Side Cabinet

Louis XV/XVI Style Brass-mounted Tulipwood and Marble-top Side Cabinet

Auction:
2490
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 09, 2010
Lot:
508
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Louis XV/XVI Style Brass-mounted Tulipwood and Marble-top Side Cabinet, third quarter 19th century, three-quarter brass gallery above a right side frieze drawer and a writing slide, two More ...