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Tiahuanaco Silver Plume

Tiahuanaco Silver Plume

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$738$600

Tiahuanaco Silver Plume, c. 700-1000 A.D., the finely hammered headdress ornament with tapering shaft, the midsection with repousse human face framed by feline heads and eye-like devices, framed, More ...

Two Prehistoric Polished Stone Axe Heads.

Two Prehistoric Polished Stone Axe Heads.

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
185
Sold for:
$400$325

Two Prehistoric Polished Stone Axe Heads. Provenance: A small New England museum. More ...

Haida Carved Argillite Pipe

Haida Carved Argillite Pipe

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
210
Unsold
 

Haida Carved Argillite Pipe, c. last quarter 19th century, the bowl in the form of a human head, in turn being held by a stylized animal, back to back with a frog being held by another stylized More ...

Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress of Russia (1709-1761) Obstoiatelnoe Opisanie Torzhestvennykh Poriadkov Blagopoluchago Vshestviia v tsarstv

Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress of Russia (1709-1761) Obstoiatelnoe Opisanie Torzhestvennykh Poriadkov Blagopoluchago Vshestviia v tsarstv

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
248
Unsold
 

Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress of Russia (1709-1761) Obstoiatel'noe Opisanie Torzhestvennykh Poriadkov Blagopoluchago Vshestviia v tsarstvuiushchii grad Moskvu i Sviashchenneishago Koronovaniia More ...

Two Baskets and a Shadow Puppet

Two Baskets and a Shadow Puppet

Auction:
2939M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2016
Lot:
683
Sold for:
$12$10

Two Baskets and a Shadow Puppet, southern Asia, a basket bag with a ring handle on one side; a basket cage with a ring hook on top; and a shadow puppet in the shape of a human with dragon head and More ...

Gold and Coral Demi-parure

Gold and Coral Demi-parure

Auction:
2932B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 27, 2016
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Gold and Coral Demi-parure, c. 1870, with bacchante's head and grape cluster motifs, suspending amphora and grape cluster drops, competed by baton and bead links, together with a pair of amphora More ...

Kashan Rooster-headed Lustre Pitcher

Kashan Rooster-headed Lustre Pitcher

Auction:
2927B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 16, 2016
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Kashan Rooster-headed Lustre Pitcher, Persia, possibly 13th/14th century, quatrefoil ribbed body with molded human forms on four sides, the neck narrowing and flaring to end in a molded rooster-head More ...

Two Hardstone Carvings

Two Hardstone Carvings

Auction:
2927B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 16, 2016
Lot:
470
Unsold
 

Two Hardstone Carvings, China, a rectangular white stone pendant with a sterling silver bail, decorated with a mythical human figure with a beast head in relief on both sides; and a small, rounded More ...

Gilt-bronze Figure of Yamantaka and Stand

Gilt-bronze Figure of Yamantaka and Stand

Auction:
2927B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 16, 2016
Lot:
535
Unsold
 

Gilt-bronze Figure of Yamantaka and Stand, Sino-Tibet, 17th century style, the fierce figure seated on a prancing horse, his right hand in apana mudra, jeweled with human skulls and heads, inscribed More ...

Group of International Sterling Silver Jewelry

Group of International Sterling Silver Jewelry

Auction:
2925T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
2291
Sold for:
$277$225

Group of International Sterling Silver Jewelry, including shakudo brooches and bracelets, a necklace with beads of carved Immortals heads, an Indian elephant bangle, Siamese pendants and brooches, More ...

Northwest Amazon Painted Bark Cloth Dance Cape

Northwest Amazon Painted Bark Cloth Dance Cape

Auction:
2911T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 09, 2016
Lot:
1722
Sold for:
$369$300

Northwest Amazon Painted Bark Cloth Dance Cape, topped with a small human head carved from soft wood, lg. 55 in. More ...

Two Indian-style Drums

Two Indian-style Drums

Auction:
2911T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 09, 2016
Lot:
1760
Unsold
 

Two Indian-style Drums, both with painted designs on the heads, includes two beaters, dia. to 11 in. More ...

Antique Assyrian Revival Gold Brooch

Antique Assyrian Revival Gold Brooch

Auction:
2899B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 07, 2016
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Antique Assyrian Revival Gold Brooch, depicting a winged bull with human head, applied bead and wirework accents, wd. 1 1/2 in., in a fitted box marked "Edward Bricht Goldsmith & Jewellers 18 More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Horn Ladle

Northwest Coast Carved Horn Ladle

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$984$800

Northwest Coast Carved Horn Ladle, c. second half 19th century, carved in two pieces held together by a copper rivet, the handle with seated human figure above two totemic animal heads, (some insect More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Bone Dagger

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Bone Dagger

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
206
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Bone Dagger, c. second half 19th century, the blade with central rib, the pommel in the form of a crouching human on top of a stylized animal head, pierced twice for More ...

Two Baskets and a Shadow Puppet

Two Baskets and a Shadow Puppet

Auction:
2906T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 31, 2016
Lot:
1618
Unsold
 

Two Baskets and a Shadow Puppet, southern Asia, a basket bag with a ring handle on one side; a basket cage with a ring hook on top; and a shadow puppet in the shape of a human with dragon head and More ...

Group of Mostly Native American Jewelry and Accessories

Group of Mostly Native American Jewelry and Accessories

Auction:
2887T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 03, 2016
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$185$150

Group of Mostly Native American Jewelry and Accessories, a silvered and turquoise belt, a pair of sterling silver sunflower earclips, a turquoise cuff bracelet, a pair of bird-head earrings, a pair More ...

Plains Beaded Red Trade Cloth Drop

Plains Beaded Red Trade Cloth Drop

Auction:
2879B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 06, 2016
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Plains Beaded Red Trade Cloth Drop, c. last quarter 19th century, with bead-wrapped wooden rod at top, the pendant beaded with two human figures, a buffalo head, and a thunderbird, hide strap, an More ...

Two African Carved Wood Stools

Two African Carved Wood Stools

Auction:
2864T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 12, 2015
Lot:
1413
Sold for:
$154$125

Two African Carved Wood Stools, both with a stylized human head projecting from one end and incised decoration, largest lg. 18 1/2, ht. 10 1/2 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Drum Beater

New Guinea Carved Wood Drum Beater

Auction:
2864T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 12, 2015
Lot:
1439
Sold for:
$185$150

New Guinea Carved Wood Drum Beater, Iatmul, Sepik, with human face and bird head finial, dark patina, lg. 26 in. More ...

Two African Pipes

Two African Pipes

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$400$325

Two African Pipes, the first a Chokwe pipe with stylized human head, the second with clay bowl and brass bindings, both with patina of long use, lg. to 9 1/2 in. More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Bone Dagger

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Bone Dagger

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
228
Unsold
 

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Bone Dagger, c. second half 19th century, the blade with central rib, the pommel in the form of a crouching human on top of a stylized animal head, pierced twice for More ...

Two Northwest Coast Carved Horn Spoons

Two Northwest Coast Carved Horn Spoons

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Northwest Coast Carved Horn Spoons, c. last quarter 19th century, one in two pieces, both with stylized human or animal heads on the handle, lg. to 8 in. More ...

Wood Carving of a Figure

Wood Carving of a Figure

Auction:
2843B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 19, 2015
Lot:
271
Unsold
 

Wood Carving of a Figure, Japan, 19th century, possibly depicting an Ainu man, standing barefoot, with one leg forward and his left hand raised to his shoulder, his bare chest and backbone expressed More ...

Group of Mostly Native American Jewelry and Accessories

Group of Mostly Native American Jewelry and Accessories

Auction:
2844T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 10, 2015
Lot:
1541
Unsold
 

Group of Mostly Native American Jewelry and Accessories, a silvered and turquoise belt, a pair of sterling silver sunflower earclips, a turquoise cuff bracelet, a pair of bird-head earrings, a pair More ...

John Coen (b. 1941) Standing Figure

John Coen (b. 1941) Standing Figure

Auction:
2830B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2015
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$1,107$900

John Coen (b. 1941) Standing Figure Bronze Ireland, late 20th century Abstracted human figure with wedge-shaped head standing on a "rock," mounted on a polished black granite base, marked J P C, More ...

John Coen (b. 1941) Sculpture

John Coen (b. 1941) Sculpture

Auction:
2830B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2015
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$923$750

John Coen (b. 1941) Sculpture Cast bronze Ireland, late 20th century Rough cast column with a mask with stylized human features, the open back of the mask reveals a seated figure with a More ...

John Coen (b. 1941) Figural Sculpture, and a Trumpeter Figure

John Coen (b. 1941) Figural Sculpture, and a Trumpeter Figure

Auction:
2830B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2015
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$677$550

John Coen (b. 1941) Figural Sculpture, and a Trumpeter Figure Cast bronze Ireland, late 20th century The first a stylized human figure with a wedge-shaped head, set on a marble base, signed More ...

Three Long Wooden Lintel Friezes

Three Long Wooden Lintel Friezes

Auction:
2810B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - May 16, 2015
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$800$650

Three Long Wooden Lintel Friezes, India, one carved in high relief to depict Krishna seated under a canopy at the center, flanked by male and female attendants and devotees and animal-headed More ...

Wooden Lintel Frieze

Wooden Lintel Frieze

Auction:
2810B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - May 16, 2015
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$492$400

Wooden Lintel Frieze, India, carved in high relief with a central band of figures in a pavilion with Lakshmi at the very center, flanked by male and female attendants playing musical instruments and More ...