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  • Singing Bird Automaton

    Lot: 1051
    Sold for: $246$200

    Singing Bird Automaton, France, 20th century, brass case with repousse decoration, single bird with yellow plumage on a limb with vines, clockwork mechanism activates tail, head, and beak, ht. 10 ...

  • Two Amber Bead Necklaces

    Lot: 1022
    Sold for: $369$300

    Two Amber Bead Necklaces, lg. to approx. 30 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter ...

  • E. Howard No. 14 Wall Regulator

    Lot: 248
    Sold for: $2,829$2,300

    E. Howard No. 14 Wall Regulator, Boston, walnut and oak case with an 11 1/2-in. dia. roman numeral painted iron dial, eight-day time-only movement stamped "E. Howard & Co/Boston," regulated by a ...

  • W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment

    Lot: 310
    Sold for: $2,706$2,200

    W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment, Troy, New York, c. 1890, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial marked as above with dual inset spirit levels, folding vanes, and telescope sighting ...

  • Collection of 19th Century William Gurley and Associated Instrument Patents

    Lot: 312
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Collection of 19th Century William Gurley and Associated Instrument Patents, including William Schmoltz, Improvement in Solar and Transit Instruments, dated December 24th, 1867. Provenance: ...

  • Three Cased W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses

    Lot: 319
    Sold for: $523$425

    Three Cased W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses, all housed in wooden fitted boxes, two with paper labels. Provenance: William H. Skerritt. ...

  • Two U.S. Navy Boxed Sextants

    Lot: 421
    Sold for: $369$300

    Two U.S. Navy Boxed Sextants, a Mark II Pioneer instrument with observatory certification label, and a Keuffler & Esser engraved on scale "US Navy 605." Provenance: Richard Miller ...

  • Donna Moylan (American, b. 1953) Imagination

    Lot: 1285
    Sold for: $12$10

    Donna Moylan (American, b. 1953) Imagination. Signed and dated "D. Moylan '96" l.r., titled within the composition. Ink on paper, 41 x 27 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Deckled edges, rippling, ...

  • Embroidered Child's Pillow

    Lot: 1286
    Sold for: $12$10

    Embroidered Child's Pillow, China, 19th/20th century, the sides embroidered with flowers and precious objects, the front and back with removable cover, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. Provenance: The ...

  • Pair of Soapstone Chops

    Lot: 1293
    Sold for: $37$30

    Pair of Soapstone Chops, China, rectangular form with square seal face, topped with carved shishi, each with an incised inscription to one side, mottled brown stone, ht. 7 5/8 in. Asian Art ...

  • Yellow-glazed Bowl

    Lot: 1360
    Sold for: $209$170

    Yellow-glazed Bowl, China, conical, thinly potted, decorated to the interior with carved flowers, meander bands, and three roundels with characters, ht. 3 1/8, dia. 9 1/2 in. Asian Art Online ...

  • Pali Palm-leaf Buddhist Manuscripts

    Lot: 1412
    Sold for: $62$50

    Pali Palm-leaf Buddhist Manuscripts, Burma, 19th/20th century, with more than 200 palm leaf strips, strung with two lacquered giltwood covers, each leaf 2 x 20 1/2 in. Asian Art Online ...

  • 18kt Gold Earclips, Haroldo Burle Marx

    Lot: 1231
    Unsold  

    18kt Gold Earclips, Haroldo Burle Marx, c. 1970, 16.3 dwt, 1 x 3/4 in., signed. ...

  • Two Cultured Pearl Necklaces

    Lot: 1344
    Sold for: $154$125

    Two Cultured Pearl Necklaces, one with 14kt white gold clasp, the other magnetic, lg. 26 3/4, 16 in. ...

  • 14kt Gold Bead Necklace

    Lot: 1368
    Sold for: $1,353$1,100

    14kt Gold Bead Necklace, the beads graduating in size from 13.90 to 9.00 mm, 33.3 dwt, lg. 16 in. ...

  • Ay-o (Takao Iijima, b. 1931), # 1

    Lot: 1181
    Sold for: $369$300

    Ay-o (Takao Iijima, b. 1931), # 1, Japan, 1975, 31/55, silkscreen, depicting a rainbow spectrum, numbered, titled, signed, and dated in pencil in the bottom margin, 12 x 16 in. ...

  • Twenty-three Pernambuco Bow Blanks

    Lot: 1266
    Sold for: $98$80

    Twenty-three Pernambuco Bow Blanks, Lucchi meter range 4.5 to 5.3. Provenance: The collection of Reid Hudson. This item may be subject to state and federal laws. Buyers are responsible for ...

  • Twenty-three Pernambuco Bow Blanks

    Lot: 1267
    Sold for: $98$80

    Twenty-three Pernambuco Bow Blanks, Lucchi meter range 4.5 to 5.1. Provenance: The collection of Reid Hudson. This item may be subject to state and federal laws. Buyers are responsible for ...

  • Twenty-two Pernambuco Bow Blanks

    Lot: 1268
    Sold for: $400$325

    Twenty-two Pernambuco Bow Blanks, partially worked, Lucchi meter range 5.0 to 5.4. Provenance: The collection of Reid Hudson. This item may be subject to state and federal laws. Buyers are ...

  • Three Bolts of Elenhank Designers Textiles

    Lot: 276
    Sold for: $308$250

    Three Bolts of Elenhank Designers Textiles, "Riverside," 1968, silk, 101 x 47; "Ring Around the World," 1958, cotton, 126 x 48; and "Printing Press," linen, 1954, 81 x 47 in. Note: "Printing ...

  • Pair of George Nakashima Grass-seat Chairs

    Lot: 453
    Sold for: $5,535$4,500

    Pair of George Nakashima Grass-seat Chairs, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1962, American black walnut, woven sea grass, with copy of original order slip, ht. 26 1/4, wd. 18, dp. 18 in. Provenance: ...

  • Robert Arnoux Bourgogne 1985, 2 bottles

    Lot: 1262
    Sold for: $160$130

    Robert Arnoux Bourgogne 1985 Cote d'Or u: one 1.5cm, one 2cm, evidence of possible old seepage to both, light staining, discoloration and bin soil to labels 2 bottles Provenance: The Emeritus ...

  • Pair of Soapstone Chops

    Lot: 1044
    Unsold  

    Pair of Soapstone Chops, China, rectangular form with square seal face, topped with carved shishi, each with an incised inscription to one side, mottled brown stone, ht. 7 5/8 in. Asian Art ...

  • Yellow-glazed Bowl

    Lot: 1350
    Unsold  

    Yellow-glazed Bowl, China, conical, thinly potted, decorated to the interior with carved flowers, meander bands, and three roundels with characters, ht. 3 1/8, dia. 9 1/2 in. Asian Art Online ...

  • Pali Palm-leaf Buddhist Manuscripts

    Lot: 1437
    Unsold  

    Pali Palm-leaf Buddhist Manuscripts, Burma, 19th/20th century, with more than 200 palm leaf strips, strung with two lacquered giltwood covers, each leaf 2 x 20 1/2 in. Asian Art Online ...

  • Embroidered Child's Pillow

    Lot: 1505
    Unsold  

    Embroidered Child's Pillow, China, 19th/20th century, the sides embroidered with flowers and precious objects, the front and back with removable cover, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. Provenance: The ...

  • Georgian Mahogany and Red Velvet Upholstered Camel-back Settee

    Lot: 1602
    Sold for: $738$600

    Georgian Mahogany and Red Velvet Upholstered Camel-back Settee, ht. 33 1/2, wd. 81, dp. 25 in. Provenance: Property from the Harvard Art Museum, sold to benefit the acquisition fund. ...

  • Charles II-style Red Velvet-upholstered Settee

    Lot: 1668
    Sold for: $584$475

    Charles II-style Red Velvet-upholstered Settee, with barley-twist stretchers, (imperfections), ht. 33, wd. 81, dp. 30 in. Provenance: Property from the Harvard Art Museum, sold to benefit the ...

  • Group of Military Medals

    Lot: 1702
    Sold for: $2,583$2,100

    Group of Military Medals, early to late 20th century, group of service medals, wings, and collar insignia. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. Militaria Online ...

  • Boston Property Transfer Document Between John Hancock and Edward Greene

    Lot: 1820
    Sold for: $246$200

    Boston Property Transfer Document Between John Hancock and Edward Greene, c. 1771, document relating to a property transfer between John Hancock and Edward Greene in Boston, framed between two ...