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Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head

Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
442
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head, late 19th century, with cut-away showing the brain, regions of the brain and scalp labeled with various senses and attributes, base labeled More ...

Pressed Burl "CRANOLOGIE DE DOCTEUR GALL" Snuff Box

Pressed Burl "CRANOLOGIE DE DOCTEUR GALL" Snuff Box

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3083
Sold for:
$400$325

Pressed Burl "CRANOLOGIE DE DOCTEUR GALL" Snuff Box, early 19th century, the friction-fit lid embellished with relief-carved numbered skulls and inscribed, the bottom inscribed with a list of More ...

Large Jalisco Seated Female Figure

Large Jalisco Seated Female Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
13
Unsold
 

Large Jalisco Seated Female Figure, Protoclassic, c. 100 BC-AD 250, seated with legs apart, her diminutive arms holding her abdomen, with square shoulders beneath a large head with bulbous cranium More ...

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust, delicately rendered life-size painted plaster bust with incised divisions of the cranium, each section labeled with numerals, base reading "Phrenology," ht. 13 More ...

Sandstone Buddha Head

Sandstone Buddha Head

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$400$325

Sandstone Buddha Head, Thailand, Ayutthaya style, with slender face and pointed chin, arched eyebrows, downcast eyes, and aquiline nose, (one of the ears damaged), ht. 18 3/4 in. Provenance: Ex More ...

Bronze Bust of Buddha

Bronze Bust of Buddha

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Bronze Bust of Buddha, Thailand, possibly 13th/14th century, Ayutthaya style with a defined hairline, arched downcast eyes, aquiline nose, and double-lined lips, broken with only the left shoulder More ...

Northwest Coast Kerf Bent Box

Northwest Coast Kerf Bent Box

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$28,290$23,000

Northwest Coast Kerf Bent Box, c. 19th century, with relief-carved totemic animals on the sides, traces of red and black pigment, possibly varnished at one time, ht. 10 3/4, wd. 9 3/4 in. More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Shaman's Figure

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Shaman's Figure

Auction:
2636B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 11, 2013
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Shaman's Figure, c. late 19th century, with a human figure lying face up on the back of an otter (?), with red and black pigment, lg. 9 in. More ...