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Mid-century Folk Art Politically-themed Chess Set by Myrna Goldberg

Mid-century Folk Art Politically-themed Chess Set by Myrna Goldberg

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1670
Unsold
 

Mid-century Folk Art Politically-themed Chess Set by Myrna Goldberg, figures include Martin Luther King Jr., Lyndon B. Johnson, Ladybird Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Joan Baez, in a long wooden More ...

Seth Thomas Tall Clock Movement and Dial

Seth Thomas Tall Clock Movement and Dial

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1410
Sold for:
$135$110

Seth Thomas Tall Clock Movement and Dial, Plymouth, Connecticut, with thirty-hour wood time and strike movement, painted wood dial marked "S. Thomas, Plymouth," ht. 16 in. Clocks, Watches & More ...

Two Shelf Clock Cases

Two Shelf Clock Cases

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1528
Sold for:
$172$140

Two Shelf Clock Cases, Connecticut, a mahogany miniature pillar and scroll clock case and dial (no backboard or movement), and a carved eagle splat and column case (lacking movement and feet), ht. More ...

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892)      Rescue from the Rocks

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) Rescue from the Rocks

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
231
Unsold
 

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) Rescue from the Rocks Signed and dated "Wm Bradford/64" l.r., identified on labels from Vose Galleries, Boston, and Haley & Steele, Boston, on the frame More ...

Six English Pewter Plates

Six English Pewter Plates

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
470
Sold for:
$123$100

Six English Pewter Plates, including a John Townsend and a Townsend & Giffin, dia. 8 in. More ...

Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994) Signed Photograph and Four Related Signed Items.

Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994) Signed Photograph and Four Related Signed Items.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1056
Sold for:
$74$60

Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994) Signed Photograph and Four Related Signed Items. Black-and-white postcard format photo of Nixon inscribed and signed to Janine Dryer by Nixon at the foot, More ...

The Suffering-Case of Several of the People Commonly Called Quakers, on Suits Mostly Commenced for Tythes in the Court of Exchequer.

The Suffering-Case of Several of the People Commonly Called Quakers, on Suits Mostly Commenced for Tythes in the Court of Exchequer.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1282
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

The Suffering-Case of Several of the People Commonly Called Quakers, on Suits Mostly Commenced for Tythes in the Court of Exchequer. London: Sowle, 1709. First and only edition, quarto, disbound, More ...

Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994) Signed Photograph and Four Related Signed Items.

Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994) Signed Photograph and Four Related Signed Items.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
87
Unsold
 

Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994) Signed Photograph and Four Related Signed Items. Black-and-white postcard format photo of Nixon inscribed and signed to Janine Dryer by Nixon at the foot, More ...

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$111$90

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Two Autograph Letters Signed. Two and three pages each, both regarding his works and the publication thereof, 1857 and 1870, one addressed to his publisher, More ...

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass, Winchester, Virginia, c. 1805, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial with an eight-point rose, stylized eagle with banner reading "American Manufacture" More ...

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane, Virginia, c. 1805, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial with an eight-point rose, stylized fleur-de-lis representing north, dual inset vials, More ...

William Penn's Treaty with the Indians Printed Textile

William Penn's Treaty with the Indians Printed Textile

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
410
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

William Penn's Treaty with the Indians Printed Textile, England, late 18th/early 19th century, copper plate engraving printed on linen depicting William Penn conversing with Indians, in a modern More ...

Ten Royal Doulton Ceramic Character Jugs

Ten Royal Doulton Ceramic Character Jugs

Auction:
2997T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 06, 2017
Lot:
1814
Sold for:
$277$225

Ten Royal Doulton Ceramic Character Jugs, North American Indian #6611, Captain Scott #7116, Beefeater #7299, Mark Twain #6654, Schubert #7056, The Yeoman of the Guard #6885, Mr. Quaker #6738, Mozart More ...

American School, 19th Century       Portrait of a Quaker Woman.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Quaker Woman.

Auction:
2959M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2016
Lot:
655
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Quaker Woman. Unsigned. Oil on board, 12 1/2 x 10 1/2 in., framed. More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) The Prayer at Valley Forge.

Washington, George (1732-1799) The Prayer at Valley Forge.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$308$250

Washington, George (1732-1799) The Prayer at Valley Forge. New York: John C. McRae, 1866. Large engraving on wove paper by John C. McRae, after H. Brueckner's painting, matted, some foxing to upper More ...

Nicholas Nixon (American, b. 1947)      Lambesc, France

Nicholas Nixon (American, b. 1947) Lambesc, France

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
120
Sold for:
$677$550

Nicholas Nixon (American, b. 1947) Lambesc, France. Signed "Nicholas Nixon" in pencil on the verso l.r., titled and dated "...1981" in pencil on the verso l.l. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet More ...

John Wood Sr. Walnut Eight-day Tall Clock

John Wood Sr. Walnut Eight-day Tall Clock

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
120
Sold for:
$8,000$6,504

John Wood Sr. Walnut Eight-day Tall Clock, Stretch's Corner Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1720, the sarcophagus top with three ball finials resting on a flat molded top cornice over the glazed hood More ...

Roberts III, John (1724-1778) Manuscript Memorandum and Account Books.

Roberts III, John (1724-1778) Manuscript Memorandum and Account Books.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Roberts III, John (1724-1778) Manuscript Memorandum and Account Books. Small folio account book begun by Roberts in 1768 detailing numerous transactions related to his many business enterprises, More ...

Slave Market of America  , Broadside.

Slave Market of America , Broadside.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
69
Unsold
 

Slave Market of America, Broadside. New York: printed by William Dorr for the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1836. Broadside on paper, illustrated with nine wood engravings, old folds and damage, More ...

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892)      Fishing Off Labrador

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) Fishing Off Labrador

Auction:
2779B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 23, 2015
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) Fishing Off Labrador Signed and dated "Wm Bradford/61" l.r. Oil on canvas stretched over panel, 18 x 30 in. (46.0 x 76.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, More ...

Two Pieces of American Sterling Silver Hollowware

Two Pieces of American Sterling Silver Hollowware

Auction:
2754B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 11, 2014
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Pieces of American Sterling Silver Hollowware, 20th century, a Quaker Silver Co. compote with an engraved monogram to center, dia. 10 1/8; and a Gorham ovoid reticulated dish, lg. 10 1/2 in.; More ...

Three Pieces of American Sterling Silver Hollowware

Three Pieces of American Sterling Silver Hollowware

Auction:
2715B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 05, 2014
Lot:
121
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Three Pieces of American Sterling Silver Hollowware, late 19th/20th century, two vases: one Quaker Silver Co. with flared rim and reticulated socle cast as lion heads and acanthus leaves, on More ...

John Franklin Waldo (American, 19th/20th Century)      Two Works: Evening, Quaker Hill Conn.

John Franklin Waldo (American, 19th/20th Century) Two Works: Evening, Quaker Hill Conn.

Auction:
2712M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2014
Lot:
1289
Unsold
 

John Franklin Waldo (American, 19th/20th Century) Two Works: Evening, Quaker Hill Conn. and Rainy Day, Thames River Conn. Signed, dated, and titled along the bottom. Watercolor on paper, sight More ...

Lent, Blair (1930-2009) Artist's Idea Notebooks.

Lent, Blair (1930-2009) Artist's Idea Notebooks.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$780$650

Lent, Blair (1930-2009) Artist's Idea Notebooks. Two small quarto-format softcover notebooks, marked Research #1 and #3, approximately 40 leaves each; the first filled with various drawings and More ...

Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872)      Portrait of General George Cadwalader (1806-1879)

Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872) Portrait of General George Cadwalader (1806-1879)

Auction:
2609B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 07, 2012
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872) Portrait of General George Cadwalader (1806-1879), c. 1850 Initialed "TS" l.r., identified on a typed label and with a frame manufacturer's label from J. More ...

Xanthus Russell Smith (American, 1839-1929)      Cape May

Xanthus Russell Smith (American, 1839-1929) Cape May

Auction:
2581B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 03, 2012
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$24,885$21,000

Xanthus Russell Smith (American, 1839-1929) Cape May, 1865 Signed "Xanthus Smith" l.l., titled, dedicated, signed, and dated "..Painted for Joseph Wharton Esq./ By Xanthus Smith/ 1865" in the More ...

Catharine Wharton Morris Wright (American, 1899-1988)      Floating Leaves

Catharine Wharton Morris Wright (American, 1899-1988) Floating Leaves

Auction:
2581B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 03, 2012
Lot:
450
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

Catharine Wharton Morris Wright (American, 1899-1988) Floating Leaves, alternatively titled The Pergola, Ontalauna, 1920 Titled and signed or inscribed "...by C.M. WRIGHT, A.N.A./FOX HILL More ...

Quaker School Needlework Sampler

Quaker School Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Quaker School Needlework Sampler, "Mary Knight 1819," Burlington County, New Jersey, wrought with silk threads on a linen ground stitched with a rosebud and leaf stem vine surrounding a pious verse More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Two Framed Images of New Bedford, Massachusetts, Historical Buildings.

American School, Early 19th Century Two Framed Images of New Bedford, Massachusetts, Historical Buildings.

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
630
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

American School, Early 19th Century Two Framed Images of New Bedford, Massachusetts, Historical Buildings. Unsigned, the buildings identified in penciled inscriptions u.r. Watercolor and ink on More ...

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892)      The Coast of Labrador

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) The Coast of Labrador

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$18,960$16,000

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) The Coast of Labrador Unsigned, identified on a label from William Vareike Fine Arts, Newport, Rhode Islan d. Oil on canvas, 18 x 30 in. (45.9 x 76.3 More ...