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Navajo Silver Fork and Spoon

Navajo Silver Fork and Spoon

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$738$600

Navajo Silver Fork and Spoon, long handled serving fork and spoon, with stamp decoration on handles and fronts, marked "UITA" on the back with an arrowhead between the I and T, each lg. 9 1/4 in. More ...

Venetian-style Table Lamp and Brass Floor Lamp with Integrated Table

Venetian-style Table Lamp and Brass Floor Lamp with Integrated Table

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1048
Unsold
 

Venetian-style Table Lamp and Brass Floor Lamp with Integrated Table, ht. 30 1/2, 55 in. More ...

Brass Swing-arm Floor Lamp and a Brass Scandinavian Gallery Table Lamp

Brass Swing-arm Floor Lamp and a Brass Scandinavian Gallery Table Lamp

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1077
Unsold
 

Brass Swing-arm Floor Lamp and a Brass Scandinavian Gallery Table Lamp, late 20th century, table lamp marked, ht. 47, 30 in. More ...

Two Majestic Z Table Lamps

Two Majestic Z Table Lamps

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1084
Sold for:
$492$400

Two Majestic Z Table Lamps, United States, c. 1950, unmarked, ht. 35 1/2, 23 3/4 in. More ...

Pair of Tanner Kenzi Black and White Leather Lamps

Pair of Tanner Kenzi Black and White Leather Lamps

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1165
Sold for:
$277$225

Pair of Tanner Kenzi Black and White Leather Lamps, United States, late 20th century, with original shades, marked on shade frame, ht. 28 in. More ...

Country Glazed Walnut Desk/Bookcase

Country Glazed Walnut Desk/Bookcase

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1275
Sold for:
$277$225

Country Glazed Walnut Desk/Bookcase, southern United States, 19th century, (imperfections), ht. 103, wd. 57 1/2, dp. 20 1/4 in. More ...

Floral-decorated Glass Lamp

Floral-decorated Glass Lamp

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1510
Sold for:
$37$30

Floral-decorated Glass Lamp, ht. 28 in. More ...

Antique Hardstone Cameo Earrings

Antique Hardstone Cameo Earrings

Auction:
3250T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 14, 2019
Lot:
1012
Sold for:
$369$300

Antique Hardstone Cameo Earrings, each with maidens wearing a crown of grape leaves, lg. 2 in. More ...

Antique 18kt Gold, Hardstone Cameo, Pearl, and Diamond Pendant

Antique 18kt Gold, Hardstone Cameo, Pearl, and Diamond Pendant

Auction:
3250T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 14, 2019
Lot:
1038
Sold for:
$861$700

Antique 18kt Gold, Hardstone Cameo, Pearl, and Diamond Pendant, France, the cameo of a maiden framed by rose-cut diamonds, black tracery enamel, and acanthus border, with pearl and bead frame, More ...

Antique Gold and Hardstone Cameo Locket

Antique Gold and Hardstone Cameo Locket

Auction:
3250T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 14, 2019
Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$523$425

Antique Gold and Hardstone Cameo Locket, depicting a lady in Renaissance dress, reverse with compartment, with associated modern 18kt gold chain, total wt. 17.2 dwt, lg. 2 3/8, 18 in. More ...

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$123$100

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp, ht. to 11 in. More ...

Christian Becker Inc. Balance Scale

Christian Becker Inc. Balance Scale

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1361
Sold for:
$86$70

Christian Becker Inc. Balance Scale, New York, with lacquered-brass pillar, calibrated scale with maker's name, graduated balance with two pans, thumbscrew lock, drawer, and glass cabinet, wd. 16 More ...

German .800 Silver Partial Flatware Service

German .800 Silver Partial Flatware Service

Auction:
3236T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
2182
Sold for:
$308$250

German .800 Silver Partial Flatware Service, including dinner forks, dessert forks, teaspoons, tablespoons, and dinner knives. More ...

Group of German and Polish Silver Flatware

Group of German and Polish Silver Flatware

Auction:
3236T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
2185
Sold for:
$431$350

Group of German and Polish Silver Flatware, including tablespoons, teaspoons, dinner forks, and dinner knives. More ...

Renou Magician Automaton

Renou Magician Automaton

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Renou Magician Automaton, France, bisque head impressed "1" with straight neck, open mouth, large blue paperweight eyes, pierced ears, cork pate, left bisque hand holding the lid of a die-shaped box More ...

Georgian Mahogany Bookcase on Chest

Georgian Mahogany Bookcase on Chest

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1047
Sold for:
$523$425

Georgian Mahogany Bookcase on Chest, England, late 18th century with later alterations, broken swan's-neck pediment with centered finial above an overhanging cornice, the bookcase with two doors and More ...

Federal Glazed Mahogany Desk/Bookcase

Federal Glazed Mahogany Desk/Bookcase

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1135
Unsold
 

Federal Glazed Mahogany Desk/Bookcase, 19th century, ht. 81, wd. 43 1/2, dp. 21 1/2 in. More ...

Two Mid-century Modern Cast and Painted Metal Table Lamps

Two Mid-century Modern Cast and Painted Metal Table Lamps

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1144
Sold for:
$135$110

Two Mid-century Modern Cast and Painted Metal Table Lamps, ht. to 27 in. More ...

Ceramic Plant Stand and a Frost Glass Lamp Globe.     Estimate $100-200

Ceramic Plant Stand and a Frost Glass Lamp Globe. Estimate $100-200

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1257
Sold for:
$62$50

Ceramic Plant Stand and a Frost Glass Lamp Globe. More ...

Sandwich Glass Elongated Loop-pattern Colorless Whale Oil Lamp

Sandwich Glass Elongated Loop-pattern Colorless Whale Oil Lamp

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1264
Sold for:
$123$100

Sandwich Glass Elongated Loop-pattern Colorless Whale Oil Lamp, 19th century, ht. 12 in. More ...

Fifteen Pewter Items

Fifteen Pewter Items

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1288
Sold for:
$135$110

Fifteen Pewter Items, 19th and 20th century, including an oil lamp with two lenses, an "E. Smith" teapot, and a "Putnam" coffeepot, ht. to 10 3/4 in. More ...

Senufo Figurative Bellows

Senufo Figurative Bellows

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1426
Unsold
 

Senufo Figurative Bellows, double bellows carved in the figure of a woman, with finely carved head with a white kaolin painted face, lg. 23 in. More ...

Pair of Wedgwood Gilt and Bronze Black Basalt Oil Lamps

Pair of Wedgwood Gilt and Bronze Black Basalt Oil Lamps

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Pair of Wedgwood Gilt and Bronze Black Basalt Oil Lamps, England, 19th century, each oval, with fluted neck, oak leaf border and acanthus and bellflowers to lower body, one modeled with a classical More ...

German .800 Silver Flatware Service

German .800 Silver Flatware Service

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$1,169$950

German .800 Silver Flatware Service, Heilbronn, 20th century, Bruckmann & Sohne, maker, also marked "POSEN," monogrammed, comprised of twelve hollow dinner knives, eleven hollow fish knives, eleven More ...

Dutch Mahogany-veneered Marquetry Secretary Bookcase

Dutch Mahogany-veneered Marquetry Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
485
Sold for:
$984$800

Dutch Mahogany-veneered Marquetry Secretary Bookcase, 19th century, oak secondary wood, upper case of arched top over single glazed door, glazed sides, two sets of shelves (two glass and two wood), More ...

Dutch Walnut-veneered Marquetry Secretary Bookcase

Dutch Walnut-veneered Marquetry Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
500
Sold for:
$923$750

Dutch Walnut-veneered Marquetry Secretary Bookcase, 19th century, oak secondary wood, upper case of arch cresting over single glazed door, glazed sides, two adjustable shelves, interior lined with More ...

Grand Tour Rosso Antico Marble Model of the Lateran Obelisk

Grand Tour Rosso Antico Marble Model of the Lateran Obelisk

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
508
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Grand Tour Rosso Antico Marble Model of the Lateran Obelisk, Italy, late 19th/early 20th century, the shaft incised with "hieroglyphs" and resting on a plinth with the Latin inscription More ...

Pair of Gilt-bronze-mounted Granite Obelisks

Pair of Gilt-bronze-mounted Granite Obelisks

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
514
Unsold
 

Pair of Gilt-bronze-mounted Granite Obelisks, modern, each plinth mounted with garlands and inset with a panel depicting classical figures, front feet in the form of eagles, ht. 34 1/4, base wd. 9, More ...

Diminutive Georgian-style Walnut- and Burl-veneered Secretary Bookcase

Diminutive Georgian-style Walnut- and Burl-veneered Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
527
Sold for:
$185$150

Diminutive Georgian-style Walnut- and Burl-veneered Secretary Bookcase, England, late 20th century, upper case with arched top, single bevel-mirrored door opens to interior with three shelves, lower More ...

Georgian-style Mahogany and Satinwood-inlaid Bookcase

Georgian-style Mahogany and Satinwood-inlaid Bookcase

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
532
Sold for:
$615$500

Georgian-style Mahogany and Satinwood-inlaid Bookcase, England, 20th century, mahogany secondary wood, upper case with molded cornice, two glazed doors, glazed sides, two removable shelves, More ...