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Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1114
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window, Boston, Massachusetts, 1938, designed by Wilbur H. Burnham Jr., depicting significant figures in the field, likely including Galileo, Kepler, More ...

Salvador Dali for Baccarat "Castor and Pollux" Candlesticks

Salvador Dali for Baccarat "Castor and Pollux" Candlesticks

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1188
Unsold
 

Salvador Dali for Baccarat "Castor and Pollux" Candlesticks, France, c. 1970, crystal in modern sculptural form with angular lines, limited numbered edition 137/500, marked "Baccarat Audouin" with More ...

Scultetus, Bartholomeus (1540-1614) Gnomice de Solariis, sive Doctrina Practica Tertiae Partis Astronomiae.

Scultetus, Bartholomeus (1540-1614) Gnomice de Solariis, sive Doctrina Practica Tertiae Partis Astronomiae.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Scultetus, Bartholomeus (1540-1614) Gnomice de Solariis, sive Doctrina Practica Tertiae Partis Astronomiae. Gorlitz: Matthias Menius, Ambrosius Fritsch, 1672. First edition, folio, title page More ...

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
119
Unsold
 

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window, Boston, Massachusetts, 1938, designed by Wilbur H. Burnham Jr., depicting significant figures in the field, likely including Galileo, Kepler, More ...

Salvador Dali for Baccarat "Castor and Pollux" Candlesticks

Salvador Dali for Baccarat "Castor and Pollux" Candlesticks

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
420
Unsold
 

Salvador Dali for Baccarat "Castor and Pollux" Candlesticks, France, c. 1970, crystal in modern sculptural form with angular lines, limited numbered edition 137/500, marked "Baccarat Audouin" with More ...

Margaret Jordan Patterson (American, 1867-1950)      Lone Pine at Sunset

Margaret Jordan Patterson (American, 1867-1950) Lone Pine at Sunset

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Margaret Jordan Patterson (American, 1867-1950) Lone Pine at Sunset. Signed "Margaret Patterson" in pencil within the image l.r. Color woodcut on paper, image/sheet size 7 1/4 x 10 1/8 in. (18.4 More ...

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newtons Principles, and Made Easy to those Who Have Not Studied Mathema

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newtons Principles, and Made Easy to those Who Have Not Studied Mathema

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$185$150

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and Made Easy to those Who Have Not Studied Mathematics. London: Printed by Luke Hanfurd & Sons, 1809. Octavo, More ...

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Expl

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Expl

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1199
Sold for:
$62$50

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Explain'd by the Use of Globes and Maps. London: for T. Longman, et More ...

John Alfred Brashear Telescope and Signed Photomechanical Reproduction

John Alfred Brashear Telescope and Signed Photomechanical Reproduction

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$738$600

John Alfred Brashear Telescope and Signed Photomechanical Reproduction, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, no. 45, army green-painted 3 1/2-in. scope with ocular end engraved "J.A. Brashear & Co. More ...

Young & Sons Mountain Solar Transit

Young & Sons Mountain Solar Transit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Young & Sons Mountain Solar Transit, no. 8010, c. 1907, 8 1/2-in. telescope with spirit level mounted to underside, vertical arc with mounted Smith solar attachment marked "Young & More ...

14kt Gold and Turquoise Zodiac Brooch, Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin

14kt Gold and Turquoise Zodiac Brooch, Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin

Auction:
3215T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 04, 2019
Lot:
1124
Sold for:
$615$500

14kt Gold and Turquoise Zodiac Brooch, Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin, c. 1940s, depicting Sagittarius, lg. 3 in., signed. More ...

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Deep Space Network, Four Photographs, 1981.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Deep Space Network, Four Photographs, 1981.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1335
Unsold
 

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Deep Space Network, Four Photographs, 1981. Color 8 x 10 in. photographs of the building complex, one aerial view, and three images of the interior command center for the More ...

Viking 1, Mars, Five Photographs.

Viking 1, Mars, Five Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1340
Sold for:
$98$80

Viking 1, Mars, Five Photographs. Three black-and-white 8 x 10 in. mosaic photographs of the Martian surface taken by Viking Orbiter 1, depicting Arsia Mons, the "South Spot" (P-17863); Valles More ...

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs.

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1341
Sold for:
$98$80

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs. Two 8 x 10 in. photographs taken on the Martian surface by Viking 2 one with a caption taped on verso, both on Kodak paper; [and] a 8 x 10 in. photograph of More ...

Uranus, Voyager, Forty-one Photographs, January 1986.

Uranus, Voyager, Forty-one Photographs, January 1986.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1345
Sold for:
$154$125

Uranus, Voyager, Forty-one Photographs, January 1986. All photographs but one with Jet Propulsion Lab captions, all printed on paper labeled "This Paper Manufactured by Kodak"; all 8 x 10 in., More ...

Comet Kohoutek, Five Photographs.

Comet Kohoutek, Five Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1347
Sold for:
$461$375

Comet Kohoutek, Five Photographs. Black-and-white photographs, two with "This Paper Manufactured by Kodak" on verso, the other two with brief captions on paper, one with a purple NASA caption and More ...

Viking and Voyager, Mars and Jupiter, Seventy-four Color Slide Transparencies.

Viking and Voyager, Mars and Jupiter, Seventy-four Color Slide Transparencies.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1347A
Sold for:
$62$50

Viking and Voyager, Mars and Jupiter, Seventy-four Color Slide Transparencies. Group of 5 x 4 in. positive NASA transparencies depicting manufacture of spacecraft, artist's renderings, emblems, and More ...

Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes

Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1395
Sold for:
$338$275

Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes, various sizes and materials, dia. 2 to 5 1/2 in. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

1937 East Hopei Five-coin Set

1937 East Hopei Five-coin Set

Auction:
3208T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
2103
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

1937 East Hopei Five-coin Set, a 2 chiao, NGC MS65, a 1 chiao, NGC MS64, a 5 fen, NGC MS65, a 1 fen, NGC MS64RD, and a 5 li, NGC MS64RD. More ...

Loder, Sir Edmund (1849-1920) Album of Photographs, 1880s.

Loder, Sir Edmund (1849-1920) Album of Photographs, 1880s.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
188
Unsold
 

Loder, Sir Edmund (1849-1920) Album of Photographs, 1880s. Large folio-format photographic album containing approximately 205 albumen prints, ranging in size from 3 x 4 in. to 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. More ...

Six Baccarat Sulphide Paperweights

Six Baccarat Sulphide Paperweights

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$154$125

Six Baccarat Sulphide Paperweights, including three portraits of Thomas Paine, portrait of an unidentified man, and two with zodiac motifs representing Sagittarius and Aries, approx. dia. 2 5/8 to 2 More ...

Weber Costello Co. Solar Terra Scope Teaching Model

Weber Costello Co. Solar Terra Scope Teaching Model

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$492$400

Weber Costello Co. Solar Terra Scope Teaching Model, first quarter 20th century, 6-in. globe with twelve colored gores, cartouche reading "Peerless 6 Inch Globe/Terrestrial Globe/Weber Costello More ...

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$523$425

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe, Troy, New York, c. 1853, twelve colored engraved gores, printed hour rings at the poles, acanthus leaf decorated analemma border, Russian Territory More ...

Trippensee Planetarium

Trippensee Planetarium

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Trippensee Planetarium, Detroit, Michigan, a chain and gear-driven brass sun, Venus, earth and earth's moon revolve as the wooden arm is rotated, brass base with seasonal, monthly and zodiacal More ...

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe, Troy, New York, twelve printed colored gores with hour rings at the North Pole, analemma in the Pacific, cartouche reading in part "The Franklin More ...

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$677$550

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial, 9-in. dia. instrument with raised foot, shaped gnomon, engraved below "Sun & Clock Agree/April 15th, June 16th, Sept. 1st, Dec. 25th/H. Simmons(?) 1855 More ...

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
282
Unsold
 

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac, c. 1780, the 1 3/4-in. engraved silver instrument with an interior rotating disc, scale 1-31, day-of-the-week, zodiacal calendar with acanthus More ...

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle, London, 19th century, hexagonal pyramid-shaped brass and glass cover enclosing the painted dry card compass with fleur-de-lis representing north and More ...

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 ...

Dollond 3-inch Refracting Newburyport Massachusetts Presentation Telescope

Dollond 3-inch Refracting Newburyport Massachusetts Presentation Telescope

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
292
Sold for:
$492$400

Dollond 3-inch Refracting Newburyport Massachusetts Presentation Telescope, London, no. 6100, 42 1/2-in. main tube engraved on ocular end "Dollond London 6100," with fine focusing knob, tapered base More ...