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Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823-1880)      Sketch of the Lago di Nemi

Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823-1880) Sketch of the Lago di Nemi

Auction:
3338B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 24, 2020
Lot:
230
Estimate:
$200,000 - $300,000

Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823-1880) Sketch of the Lago di Nemi Signed and dated "S. R. Gifford/18[57?]" l.r. Oil on canvas, 13 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (34.5 x 52.2 cm), framed (in a liner, More ...

Java Dance Theatre Mask, Topeng

Java Dance Theatre Mask, Topeng

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
2
Unsold
 

Java Dance Theatre Mask, Topeng, 19th century, wood face mask with upturned nose, with two holes for attached cord, (age crack to jaw), 7 x 5 1/2 in. More ...

Theatre Programmes   Scrapbook

Theatre Programmes Scrapbook

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1310
Sold for:
$209$170

Theatre Programmes Scrapbook, 19th century. mostly with performances in the Northeast. More ...

Carved and Painted Man and Woman Puppets

Carved and Painted Man and Woman Puppets

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1098
Sold for:
$492$400

Carved and Painted Man and Woman Puppets, possibly New York State, 19th century, dressed in black clothing, ht. 23 in. Provenance: Judy Milne, January 28, 1979. Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil More ...

Fruitwood-veneered Biedermeier Display Cabinet

Fruitwood-veneered Biedermeier Display Cabinet

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
558
Sold for:
$584$475

Fruitwood-veneered Biedermeier Display Cabinet, 19th century, concave cornice, frieze with abstracted floral inlay, four turned corner posts, glazed sides and front with single door, five removable More ...

Two Hand Puppets in a Blue Storage Box

Two Hand Puppets in a Blue Storage Box

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1294
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Hand Puppets in a Blue Storage Box, late 19th/early 20th century, carved and painted faces, a male dressed in black with a black cap, a female dressed in a green and white checked dress, blue More ...

Painted Black Wooden Finger Puppet

Painted Black Wooden Finger Puppet

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$277$225

Painted Black Wooden Finger Puppet, 19th century, cloth body, handmade clothes. More ...

Staffordshire "Lord Dundreary" Figure

Staffordshire "Lord Dundreary" Figure

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
431
Sold for:
$25$20

Staffordshire "Lord Dundreary" Figure, England, 19th century, ht. 8 5/8 in. More ...

Theatre Playbills, Approximately Thirty, Late-18th to Mid-19th Century.

Theatre Playbills, Approximately Thirty, Late-18th to Mid-19th Century.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
596
Sold for:
$185$150

Theatre Playbills, Approximately Thirty, Late-18th to Mid-19th Century. A group of theatre advertisements for plays, many Shakespeare, and most featuring Kean and Kemble, among others, sizes and More ...

H.B. Jones (American, Late 19th Century)      Portrait of Cats

H.B. Jones (American, Late 19th Century) Portrait of Cats

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1562
Sold for:
$431$350

H.B. Jones (American, Late 19th Century) Portrait of Cats Signed "H.B. Jones N.Y." l.r. Oil on canvas, 15 1/4 x 19 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Repaired tear through paws More ...

Geographer Portraits and Atlas Title Pages, Four Framed Prints.

Geographer Portraits and Atlas Title Pages, Four Framed Prints.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1534
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Geographer Portraits and Atlas Title Pages, Four Framed Prints. Period engravings with hand-coloring, including: the double portrait of Mercator and Hondius from Mercator's L'Atlas ou M├ęditations More ...

Rose Engine Hardened Steel Cutting Tools in Lidded Mahogany Box

Rose Engine Hardened Steel Cutting Tools in Lidded Mahogany Box

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Rose Engine Hardened Steel Cutting Tools in Lidded Mahogany Box, probably Holtzapffel, first quarter 19th century, box with engraved boss/handle on lid stating Tools, Rose Engine., theatre-type More ...

American Theater, 19th Century, Four Signed Documents.

American Theater, 19th Century, Four Signed Documents.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$369$300

American Theater, 19th Century, Four Signed Documents. Including: autograph letter signed by Junius B. Booth; clipped signature of Edwin Booth; autograph letter signed by Ellen Terry; and autograph More ...

Shepard Hardware & Co. "Punch and Judy" Mechanical Bank

Shepard Hardware & Co. "Punch and Judy" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$431$350

Shepard Hardware & Co. "Punch and Judy" Mechanical Bank, Buffalo, New York, 19th century, two comic book characters displayed in the theatre, marquee reading Punch and Judy Bank at the top, lg. 6 More ...

Two Polychrome Cast Iron Doorstops and a Framed Paper Puppet

Two Polychrome Cast Iron Doorstops and a Framed Paper Puppet

Auction:
2938T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 06, 2016
Lot:
1643
Unsold
 

Two Polychrome Cast Iron Doorstops and a Framed Paper Puppet, 19th century, ht. to 19 in. More ...

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material.

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1089
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material. Including approximately seventy autograph letters signed from family members, theatre contacts, and More ...

Seventeen Kabuki Woodblock Prints

Seventeen Kabuki Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2872T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 10, 2015
Lot:
2049
Sold for:
$308$250

Seventeen Kabuki Woodblock Prints, Japan, 19th century, various Kabuki actors by Kuniyoshi, Kochoro, Kunisade, Sadanobu, Nobuhiro, and Hokushu, oban size. More ...

Twelve Toyokuni Kabuki Woodblock Prints

Twelve Toyokuni Kabuki Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2872T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 10, 2015
Lot:
2051
Sold for:
$154$125

Twelve Toyokuni Kabuki Woodblock Prints, Japan, 19th century, depicting various Kabuki actors, oban size. More ...

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 October 1889.

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 October 1889.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$584$475

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 October 1889. Bifolium folded Lyceum Theatre writing paper, inscribed on one page. To the Cassell publishers accepting the terms for their More ...

Scale Model of the Attack Transport U.S.S. Cambria

Scale Model of the Attack Transport U.S.S. Cambria

Auction:
2724M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2014
Lot:
160
Unsold
 

Scale Model of the Attack Transport U.S.S. Cambria, c. late 20th century, 1/8 scale model painted gray with black camouflage, in an inlaid wooden case on wooden stand with a glass and brass bonnet, More ...

Six Transfer-decorated Historical Blue Staffordshire Pottery Items

Six Transfer-decorated Historical Blue Staffordshire Pottery Items

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
527
Sold for:
$308$250

Six Transfer-decorated Historical Blue Staffordshire Pottery Items, England, early 19th century, five plates: a dinner plate depicting PARK THEATRE NEW YORK, with an oak leaf and acorn border, a More ...

Collection of Lithograph Puppet Theatre Backdrops and a Gilt and Paint-decorated   Puppet Theatre Proscenium

Collection of Lithograph Puppet Theatre Backdrops and a Gilt and Paint-decorated Puppet Theatre Proscenium

Auction:
2677M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 09, 2013
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$461$375

Collection of Lithograph Puppet Theatre Backdrops and a Gilt and Paint-decorated Puppet Theatre Proscenium, ht. 17, wd. 25 1/2 in; set backdrops include 19th century genre scenes, Gothic cathedral More ...

Scale Model of the Attack Transport U.S.S. Cambria

Scale Model of the Attack Transport U.S.S. Cambria

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
166
Unsold
 

Scale Model of the Attack Transport U.S.S. Cambria, c. late 20th century, 1/8 scale model painted gray with black camouflage, in an inlaid wooden case on wooden stand with a glass and brass bonnet, More ...

Paul Wagner Roth (American, 1877-1966)      Haystacks in Winter.

Paul Wagner Roth (American, 1877-1966) Haystacks in Winter.

Auction:
2646M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 17, 2013
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$390$325

Paul Wagner Roth (American, 1877-1966) Haystacks in Winter. Signed "Paul Wagner Roth" l.l. Pastel on paperboard, 15 1/4 x 19 in., framed. Condition: Good. N.B. The artist was an ordained More ...

Four U.S. Theatrical Lithograph Posters

Four U.S. Theatrical Lithograph Posters

Auction:
2650T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 17, 2013
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$180$150

Four U.S. Theatrical Lithograph Posters, late 19th/20th century, Little Peggy O'Moore, Acme Production Company, image size 27 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.; The Clemenceau Case, Fleron's New York Standard More ...

Lord Byron (1788-1824) Five Volumes:

Lord Byron (1788-1824) Five Volumes:

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$175$175

Lord Byron (1788-1824) Five Volumes: Poetical Works, New York: Appleton, 1871, in full morocco, blind stamped, with the poet's name gilt-tooled on the front board, a.e.g., slightly rubbed; William More ...

Mixed Lot, Twelve Volumes:

Mixed Lot, Twelve Volumes:

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$225$225

Mixed Lot, Twelve Volumes: Wallace Steven's Mattino Domenicale ed Altre Poesie, Torino: Giulio Einaudi Editore, 1954, first edition, in limp paper wraps and glassine cover; Oscar Wilde's The Ballad More ...

Theater Programs and Souvenirs (Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries):

Theater Programs and Souvenirs (Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries):

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
163
Sold for:
$70$70

Theater Programs and Souvenirs (Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries): Seventeen illustrated pamphlets sold to accompany theater productions, mostly in New York and London, c. 1899-1930s, many in full More ...

Theater: Cabinet Cards of Actors, 19th Century.

Theater: Cabinet Cards of Actors, 19th Century.

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
165
Sold for:
$700$700

Theater: Cabinet Cards of Actors, 19th Century. Fifty photographs, mostly cabinet cards, two very large, and one a stereoscopic view, some signed; images of the actors Sarah Bernhardt, Maud Adams, More ...