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Kanak Bird-head War Club

Kanak Bird-head War Club

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
69
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Kanak Bird-head War Club, New Caledonia, 19th century, long shaft with defined handle, typical bird head and long beak, with metal stand, (loss to head), lg. 28 in. More ...

Kanak Bird-head War Club

Kanak Bird-head War Club

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
71
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Kanak Bird-head War Club, New Caledonia, 19th century, long narrow shaft, defined grip, and a long thin bird beak at head, (minor loss to beak), lg. 32 in. More ...

Kanak Bird-head Club

Kanak Bird-head Club

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
72
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Kanak Bird-head Club, New Caledonia, 19th century, hardwood club with defined handle grip and pointed beak head, lg. 23 3/4 in. More ...

Nunivak Island Carved Figurative Tusk

Nunivak Island Carved Figurative Tusk

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
299
Estimate:
$5,000 - $7,000

Nunivak Island Carved Figurative Tusk, early 20th century, carved in the round with many seals interlocked with walrus, two salmon and a central bird with a fish in its beak, incised details More ...

Folk Art Carved and Painted Parakeet

Folk Art Carved and Painted Parakeet

Auction:
3303T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 29, 2019
Lot:
1215
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Folk Art Carved and Painted Parakeet, late 19th/early 20th century, the green bird with red beak and wooden stand, ht. 6 3/4 in. The property of Pam Boynton More ...

Singing Bird Automaton

Singing Bird Automaton

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1051
Estimate:
$300 - $500

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 More ...

Staffordshire Salt-glazed Stoneware Littler's Blue Jug

Staffordshire Salt-glazed Stoneware Littler's Blue Jug

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Staffordshire Salt-glazed Stoneware Littler's Blue Jug, England, c. 1745, bulbous shape with scrolled handle and beak spout, white enameled with a floral bouquet to either side, white letter "L" More ...

Two Staffordshire Pearlware Pipes

Two Staffordshire Pearlware Pipes

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
295
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Two Staffordshire Pearlware Pipes, England, c. 1800, each with Pratt-type underglaze enamels, one with Napoleon's head atop a scrolled stem, the bowl designed as a bird's head and beak feeding a sea More ...

Three Staffordshire Earthenware Figural Sauceboats

Three Staffordshire Earthenware Figural Sauceboats

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$492$400

Three Staffordshire Earthenware Figural Sauceboats, England, late 18th century, a Pratt-type pearlware bird form with duck-beak spout, lg. 5 3/4; and two translucent green-glazed creamware dolphin More ...

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$800$650

Two-bird Singing Automaton, Germany, 20th century, brass case with repousse decoration and wire cage containing two birds with colorful plumage which sing and move heads, tails, and beaks when More ...

Large Two-bird Singing Automaton

Large Two-bird Singing Automaton

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
446
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Large Two-bird Singing Automaton, brass case with repousse decoration and wire cage containing two birds with colorful plumage which sing and move heads, tails, and beaks when activated by the More ...

Pair of Doves

Pair of Doves

Auction:
3285B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2019
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$400$325

Pair of Doves, China, each standing on rockery with an overall thick white glaze and iron red feet and beaks, ht. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Dan Mask

Dan Mask

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1124
Sold for:
$123$100

Dan Mask, hollowed-out form with exaggerated beak with fiber hair attached, pierced slit eyes, and pierced around the rim for attachments, ht. 25, wd. 9 in. More ...

Spinach Jade Openwork Figure of Deer

Spinach Jade Openwork Figure of Deer

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1263
Sold for:
$400$325

Spinach Jade Openwork Figure of Deer, China, with a bird holding a lingzhi mushroom in its beak, the mottled stone with darker streaks, with an openwork wood base, jade ht. 3 1/4 in. Asian Art More ...

Art Nouveau 14kt Gold and Diamond Griffin Pin, Riker Bros.

Art Nouveau 14kt Gold and Diamond Griffin Pin, Riker Bros.

Auction:
3250T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 14, 2019
Lot:
1094
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Art Nouveau 14kt Gold and Diamond Griffin Pin, Riker Bros., Newark, New Jersey, the griffin clutching an old European-cut diamond in its beak, with cabochon ruby eye, and circular-cut ruby accent, 1 More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black-headed Gull  , Plate CCCXIV.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black-headed Gull , Plate CCCXIV.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1218
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black-headed Gull, Plate CCCXIV. [from] The Birds of America; from Original Drawings, London: by the Author, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and More ...

Brownfield Majolica Duck and Monkey Pitcher

Brownfield Majolica Duck and Monkey Pitcher

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$246$200

Brownfield Majolica Duck and Monkey Pitcher, England, c. 1870, polychrome enamel decorated and modeled as a duck with open beak-form spout with monkey handle, impressed mark, ht. 13 3/4 in. More ...

Watercolor Pen and Ink "Wingate-Buzzel" Family Record

Watercolor Pen and Ink "Wingate-Buzzel" Family Record

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Watercolor Pen and Ink "Wingate-Buzzel" Family Record, Farmington, New Hampshire, c. 1800, the upper register with central oval flanked by two baskets of flowers above the names William Wingate and More ...

Singing Bird Automaton

Singing Bird Automaton

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1547
Sold for:
$738$600

Singing Bird Automaton, the brass case with repousse decoration, single bird with black and brown plumage on a limb with cloth flowers, clockwork mechanism activates tail, head, and beak, ht. 11 More ...

Dan Face Mask

Dan Face Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$984$800

Dan Face Mask, hollowed-out form with exaggerated beak with animal hair attached, pierced slit eyes and rounded horns, pierced around the rim for attachments, deep brown patina, (missing lower part More ...

Northwest Coast Bakwas "Cockle-Hunter" Mask

Northwest Coast Bakwas "Cockle-Hunter" Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Northwest Coast Bakwas "Cockle-Hunter" Mask, Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) or Bella Bella, early fourth quarter 19th century, wood and paint, with heavy protruding forehead, hooked beak-like nose, More ...

Northwest Coast Frontlet Mask

Northwest Coast Frontlet Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Northwest Coast Frontlet Mask, Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), fourth quarter 19th century, hollowed-out crescent form with eyes and mouth, with a long beak and tongue attachment, the name "Richard More ...

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
388
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe, Haida, c. 1860s, classic openwork form, very finely carved with a reclining raven with long open beak, a humanoid figure holds its beak, with its knees More ...

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
389
Unsold
 

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe, Haida, c. 1830-50, classic openwork form, very finely carved with at least six separate creatures depicted, a reclining raven with small figure on its head, More ...

Northwest Coast Argillite Totem Pole

Northwest Coast Argillite Totem Pole

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Northwest Coast Argillite Totem Pole, by Charles Edenshaw (c. 1839-1920), Haida, c. 1900, the central raven figure envelopes a man holding a salmon, above a bear like creature devours a seal, (very More ...

Pair of Brass Candleholders

Pair of Brass Candleholders

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1111
Sold for:
$86$70

Pair of Brass Candleholders, China, in the shape of a crane standing on bixi with a peach-inspired candleholder in its beak, decorated with floral scrolls and fuku character in sgraffito, More ...

Set of Six Turned and Paint-decorated Penguin Bowling Pins

Set of Six Turned and Paint-decorated Penguin Bowling Pins

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Set of Six Turned and Paint-decorated Penguin Bowling Pins, America, early to mid-20th century, black- and white-painted bodies with applied beaks, ht. 12 in. More ...

Painted Shorebird Decoy

Painted Shorebird Decoy

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1335
Sold for:
$338$275

Painted Shorebird Decoy, early to mid-20th century, with nail beak, on custom stand, wd. 12 in. More ...

Gilt-brass Singing Bird Box Automaton

Gilt-brass Singing Bird Box Automaton

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
398
Sold for:
$923$750

Gilt-brass Singing Bird Box Automaton, possibly Germany, bird with green, red, and black plumage, moving perch, wings, and beak, in a gilt-brass repousse case and lid and pierced stage, wd. 4 1/4 More ...

Blue and White Water Dropper

Blue and White Water Dropper

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
85
Sold for:
$492$400

Blue and White Water Dropper, China, Ming dynasty style, in the shape of two joined mandarin ducks, one's beak as the spout and a single circular opening (missing cover) to their backs, ht. 3 7/8, More ...