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Elliott Bros. Miniature Refracting Telescope and a Three-draw Scope

Elliott Bros. Miniature Refracting Telescope and a Three-draw Scope

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$246$200

Elliott Bros. Miniature Refracting Telescope and a Three-draw Scope, 30 Strand St. London, 7-in. long main tube engraved "Elliott Bros./30 Strand London," with a triplet objective, mounted to a More ...

William Watkins Octagonal Reverse-taper Telescope or Spyglass

William Watkins Octagonal Reverse-taper Telescope or Spyglass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
291
Sold for:
$492$400

William Watkins Octagonal Reverse-taper Telescope or Spyglass, St. James Street, London, 19th century, mahogany barrel, with single-draw eyepiece engraved "Wm. Watkins, St. James Street, London," More ...

Large Wooden Philadelphia Compass Dividers

Large Wooden Philadelphia Compass Dividers

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
295
Sold for:
$215$175

Large Wooden Philadelphia Compass Dividers, John Veit, Corner Market, Green Street, 38-in. long dividers with iron tips, turned wood screw for holding the angle, and marked on head as above. More ...

Six Chart Reading Instruments

Six Chart Reading Instruments

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$246$200

Six Chart Reading Instruments, 19th/20th century, an 8 1/4-in. German double knife-edge rule with compass and bubble level, fitted in a velvet-lined case, lacquered brass chart roller in a fitted More ...

Franklin P. Collier Letters and Drawings

Franklin P. Collier Letters and Drawings

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
602
Sold for:
$86$70

Franklin P. Collier Letters and Drawings, Boston, Massachusetts, 1928, 1935-36, two letters to "Dan" discussing aviation and twenty-four pencil drawings of aircraft and aviation-related subjects. More ...

Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942)      Family Doctor

Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942) Family Doctor

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942) Family Doctor, 1941, edition of 300 (Czestochowski, 20). Signed "Grant Wood" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., information regarding the artist affixed to More ...

Italian School, 16th/17th Century      Striding Half-nude Female Figure Seen from Behind

Italian School, 16th/17th Century Striding Half-nude Female Figure Seen from Behind

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Italian School, 16th/17th Century Striding Half-nude Female Figure Seen from Behind Inscribed in pencil "Guid.." and with a second faint inscription l.r., collector's stamp "A" for Duc de More ...

William Glackens (American, 1870-1938)      The Attack on the Blockhouse at El Caney

William Glackens (American, 1870-1938) The Attack on the Blockhouse at El Caney

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

William Glackens (American, 1870-1938) The Attack on the Blockhouse at El Caney or The Charge at El Caney Signed and inscribed "W. Glackens/Caney" l.l. Ink, wash, and whiting on paper, sight More ...

John Steuart Curry (American, 1897-1946), The regiment was like a firework ignited, A Double-sided Sketch for The Red Badge of Courage

John Steuart Curry (American, 1897-1946), The regiment was like a firework ignited, A Double-sided Sketch for The Red Badge of Courage

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

John Steuart Curry (American, 1897-1946) The regiment was like a firework ignited, A Double-sided Sketch for The Red Badge of Courage Marked in pencil "I" on one side and "# 2" on the other More ...

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910)      A Torii on Lake Chuzenji, Japan

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) A Torii on Lake Chuzenji, Japan

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$79,950$65,000

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) A Torii on Lake Chuzenji, Japan Titled and inscribed on the frame backing paper, with a Doll & Richards label numbered "A 36145" affixed to the frame backing More ...

John Prendergast (American, b. 1815)      Tombs of Caliphs, Cairo

John Prendergast (American, b. 1815) Tombs of Caliphs, Cairo

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$554$450

John Prendergast (American, b. 1815) Tombs of Caliphs, Cairo Inscribed "Tombs of Caliphs Cairo" l.r., inscribed and signed "Egypt Prendergast" and "Cité des morts près du Caire" on the More ...

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)      Evening Prayer

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904) Evening Prayer

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$423,000$350,000

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904) Evening Prayer, or Prayer in the East Signed "J.L. GEROME" c.l. along the edge of the wall of the roof, identified on a presentation plaque and on an More ...

Charles Demuth (American, 1883-1935)      Blue Hat

Charles Demuth (American, 1883-1935) Blue Hat

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Charles Demuth (American, 1883-1935) Blue Hat Signed and dated "C. Demuth./'13" l.l., identified on labels from The Downtown Gallery, New York, and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (see below) More ...

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001)      Angels Love You

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Angels Love You

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Angels Love You Titled, dated, signed, and inscribed "...FEB.15.1990...BY.HOWARD/FINSTER FROM/GOD..." within the composition, inscribed, signed, and dated More ...

Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931-2004)      Study for Sunset Nude (Two Legs Up)

Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931-2004) Study for Sunset Nude (Two Legs Up)

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
370
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931-2004) Study for Sunset Nude (Two Legs Up) Signed and dated "Wesselmann 02" within the composition l.r., inscribed "MAT TO JUST COVER EDGES" u.l., inscribed with More ...

Osvald Siren, The Walls and Gates of Peking

Osvald Siren, The Walls and Gates of Peking

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
538
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Osvald Siren, The Walls and Gates of Peking, London, 1924, limited edition 341 of 800, with illustrations of photographs by the author and Chinese architectural drawings. More ...

Suriname Stool

Suriname Stool

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1080
Unsold
 

Suriname Stool, late 19th century, wood and brass tacks, ht. 9, lg. 14 3/4 in. More ...

Group of Works on Paper

Group of Works on Paper

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1437
Sold for:
$62$50

Group of Works on Paper, mostly Japan, a set of fifteen album leaves, ink and light color; a rubbing; three small woodblock prints; three portraits, ink and color; two photographs; two reproduced More ...

Two Pocket Compasses

Two Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$160$130

Two Pocket Compasses, an early walnut hinged case with paper sundial, brass folding gnomon marked "W. Watkins," and glazed sunk paper dial compass with blued-steel hand; and a hinged Chinese More ...

Four Navigational Instruments

Four Navigational Instruments

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1069
Sold for:
$338$275

Four Navigational Instruments, Stanley brass-cased pocket sextant; compendium pocket barometer, thermometer, and compass, housed in a two-tier leather case; 9-in. parallel rule; and a mahogany-cased More ...

20th Century Shagreen Four-draw Spyglass

20th Century Shagreen Four-draw Spyglass

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1438
Sold for:
$160$130

20th Century Shagreen Four-draw Spyglass, England, vellum-wrapped draws each with ivory ring cap, 12-in. lg. shagreen-cased main tube, and brass eyepiece with sliding cover. More ...

Two Framed Prints:      Eugene Higgins (American, 1874-1958), Fisherman's Family

Two Framed Prints: Eugene Higgins (American, 1874-1958), Fisherman's Family

Auction:
3118T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 23, 2018
Lot:
1129
Sold for:
$37$30

Two Framed Prints: Eugene Higgins (American, 1874-1958), Fisherman's Family, signed "Eugene Higgins Imp" l.r., etching on paper, plate size 6 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.; After Honoré Daumier (French, More ...

Gerbier, Balthazar (1592?-1667) Counsel and Advise to all Builders; for the Choice of their Surveyours, Clarks of their Works, Bricklay

Gerbier, Balthazar (1592?-1667) Counsel and Advise to all Builders; for the Choice of their Surveyours, Clarks of their Works, Bricklay

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
74
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Gerbier, Balthazar (1592?-1667) Counsel and Advise to all Builders; for the Choice of their Surveyours, Clarks of their Works, Bricklayers, Masons, Carpenters, and other Work-men therein Concerned. More ...

Gesner, Conrad (1516-1565) The Newe Iewell of Health, wherein is Contayned the Most Excellent Secretes of Phisicke and Philosophie, Dev

Gesner, Conrad (1516-1565) The Newe Iewell of Health, wherein is Contayned the Most Excellent Secretes of Phisicke and Philosophie, Dev

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Gesner, Conrad (1516-1565) The Newe Iewell of Health, wherein is Contayned the Most Excellent Secretes of Phisicke and Philosophie, Devided into Fower Bookes. London: by Henrie Denham, 1576. First More ...

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them.

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them. London: Printed for Dorman Newman, at the Kings-Arms in the Poultrey, 1688. Second edition, octavo, illustrated with engraved More ...

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001)      Elvis at 3 Is a Angel to Me

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Elvis at 3 Is a Angel to Me

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1179
Sold for:
$400$325

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Elvis at 3 Is a Angel to Me. Titled, signed, and inscribed "...BY/Howard/Finster/FROM GOD. A/WITNESS/OF JESUS" l.c., inscribed, signed, and dated "20.000.912 More ...

Charles Demetropoulos (American, 1912-1976)      Two Framed Drawings: Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Huntington Avenue, Boston

Charles Demetropoulos (American, 1912-1976) Two Framed Drawings: Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Huntington Avenue, Boston

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1183
Unsold
 

Charles Demetropoulos (American, 1912-1976) Two Framed Drawings: Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Huntington Avenue, Boston and Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston. Unsigned, Trinity dated More ...

Léontine Camprubi (American, 1916-1994)      Woman Writing or Drawing in an Interior

Léontine Camprubi (American, 1916-1994) Woman Writing or Drawing in an Interior

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1210
Unsold
 

Léontine Camprubi (American, 1916-1994) Woman Writing or Drawing in an Interior. Unsigned on recto, estate stamped "Léontine Camprubi/Provenance-Estate of Inez Camprubi" twice on the reverse. More ...

Aiden Lassell Ripley (American, 1896-1969)      Three Sporting Drawings

Aiden Lassell Ripley (American, 1896-1969) Three Sporting Drawings

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1220
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Aiden Lassell Ripley (American, 1896-1969) Three Sporting Drawings. Each with estate stamps l.r. or l.l. Charcoal on paper, sight sizes to 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 in., matted, framed. Condition: Not More ...

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001)      Mona Lisa

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Mona Lisa

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1243
Sold for:
$197$160

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Mona Lisa. Titled and signed "...BY-HOWARD FINSTER" l.c., inscribed, signed, and dated "11.000.340 - WORKS./SINCE 1976 - BY/Howard Finster/3:22:PM:AUG-23 More ...