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African Ngbaka Mask

African Ngbaka Mask

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1484
Sold for:
$185$150

African Ngbaka Mask, hollowed-out form with pierced open mouth and metal teeth, long elongated nose and pierced eyes, kaolin and black pigments, ht. 10 1/4 in. More ...

Chokwe Mask

Chokwe Mask

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1494
Sold for:
$246$200

Chokwe Mask, hollowed oval form with pierced mouth with pointed teeth, raised scarification on both cheeks, pierced around the rim with attached raffia fiber netting, and woven fiber headdress, More ...

Baule Standing Male Figure

Baule Standing Male Figure

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1500
Unsold
 

Baule Standing Male Figure, standing with knees slightly bent, long torso, with arms bent and hands open, probably originally held something, the elongated neck with scarification on the back, oval More ...

Sheet Tin and Glass Barn Lantern

Sheet Tin and Glass Barn Lantern

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1218
Sold for:
$615$500

Sheet Tin and Glass Barn Lantern, New England, 19th century, the body with slightly outwardly flaring sides and small glass windows above circular pattern piercings, the top with covered vents and More ...

Yellow-painted Child's Wheelbarrow

Yellow-painted Child's Wheelbarrow

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1311
Unsold
 

Yellow-painted Child's Wheelbarrow, America, late 19th century, the body with green pinstriping, metal brackets, and spoke wheel with iron hoop, ht. 13, wd. 14 3/4, lg. 32 in. More ...

Lon Hanagan (American, 1911-1999)      Bodybuilders Sig Klein, Frank Leight, and Santo Leone

Lon Hanagan (American, 1911-1999) Bodybuilders Sig Klein, Frank Leight, and Santo Leone

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1068
Sold for:
$123$100

Lon Hanagan (American, 1911-1999) Bodybuilders Sig Klein, Frank Leight, and Santo Leone, 1941. Doan Collection stamp in purple on the mat l.l. Gelatin silver print, image size 10 x 13 3/4 in., More ...

Baule Standing Male Figure

Baule Standing Male Figure

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1168
Unsold
 

Baule Standing Male Figure, standing with knees slightly bent, long torso, with arms bent and hands open, probably originally held something, the elongated neck with scarification on the back, oval More ...

Luba Carved Wood Stool

Luba Carved Wood Stool

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1179
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Luba Carved Wood Stool, depicting a woman with scarification marks and dark brown patina on the upper surface, ht. 17 1/2, dia. 11 in. More ...

Pair of Pune-style Carved Wood Figures

Pair of Pune-style Carved Wood Figures

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1657
Sold for:
$25$20

Pair of Pune-style Carved Wood Figures, heavily pigmented with kaolin, with black scarification, ht. to 15 1/2 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Baule-style Carved Wood Door

Baule-style Carved Wood Door

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1672
Sold for:
$234$190

Baule-style Carved Wood Door, with applied figure and masks, decorated in raised scarification designs, ht. 62, wd. 19 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Large Sepik River Ancestral Spirit Figure

Large Sepik River Ancestral Spirit Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Large Sepik River Ancestral Spirit Figure, c. 1920s, male figure with cowrie shell eyes, pierced septum and ears, with bush string on legs, wrists, and waist, ht. 25 in. More ...

Baule Standing Male Figure

Baule Standing Male Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Baule Standing Male Figure, large feet standing on a rounded base, heavy straight legs supporting an elongated torso with bent arms carved into the sides, large hands accentuate the stomach More ...

Baule Standing Male Figure

Baule Standing Male Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Baule Standing Male Figure, with heavy muscular legs supporting a rounded torso beneath strong shoulders, both arms missing, surmounted by an oval head with swept back coiffure terminating in two More ...

Baule Standing Female Figure

Baule Standing Female Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
222
Unsold
 

Baule Standing Female Figure, standing on a rounded base, wide, heavy bent legs supporting a thick elongated torso with bent arms carved into the sides, hands holding the protruding stomach, pointed More ...

Ogoni Mask

Ogoni Mask

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$338$275

Ogoni Mask, carved from light-colored wood, the face, with the small, wide, upwards curved nose, full dark lips and pierced eyes is colored in white, beneath a black-dyed cap with three upturned More ...

Ibo Standing Female Figure

Ibo Standing Female Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
227
Unsold
 

Ibo Standing Female Figure, the attenuated figure stands straight with hands cupped in a gesture to the front, sloping shoulders beneath an elongated neck and small head with an open mouth below a More ...

Wooden Lip Plate

Wooden Lip Plate

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$277$225

Wooden Lip Plate, Africa, on brass stand, plate dia. 3 in. Provenance: Purchased at auction in Ohio. More ...

Luba Carved Wood Stool

Luba Carved Wood Stool

Auction:
3043B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 02, 2017
Lot:
75
Unsold
 

Luba Carved Wood Stool, depicting a woman with scarification marks and dark brown patina on the upper surface, ht. 17 1/2, dia. 11 in. More ...

Dan Carved Wood Mask

Dan Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
3024T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 07, 2017
Lot:
2057
Unsold
 

Dan Carved Wood Mask, with metal eyes and pierced protruding mouth, the edge pierced for suspensions, with custom stand, ht. 10 1/2 in. Tribal Art More ...

Tramp Art Steamboat

Tramp Art Steamboat

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1687
Sold for:
$338$275

Tramp Art Steamboat, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the hull and structural elements with elaborate decorative piercings, (imperfections), ht. 10, lg. 24 in. More ...

Group of Trade Cards, Advertisements, Labels, and Other Ephemera

Group of Trade Cards, Advertisements, Labels, and Other Ephemera

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1060A
Sold for:
$308$250

Group of Trade Cards, Advertisements, Labels, and Other Ephemera, 19th and 20th century, including a Queen Bess Corset, a Lion coffee, a Fleischmann & Co. compressed yeast, and two "Topsy More ...

South African Woman's Neck Ring

South African Woman's Neck Ring

Auction:
2997T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 06, 2017
Lot:
1622
Unsold
 

South African Woman's Neck Ring, 20th century, coiled metal, wrapped copper and beaded form used to lengthen a woman's neck as a sign of beauty, with stand, ht. 11 in. More ...

South African Woman's Neck Ring

South African Woman's Neck Ring

Auction:
2969B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 15, 2016
Lot:
274
Unsold
 

South African Woman's Neck Ring, 20th century, coiled metal, wrapped copper and beaded form used to lengthen a woman's neck as a sign of beauty, with stand, ht. 11 in. More ...

Dan Carved Wood Mask

Dan Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
46
Unsold
 

Dan Carved Wood Mask, with metal eyes and pierced protruding mouth, the edge pierced for suspensions, with custom stand, ht. 10 1/2 in. Tribal Art More ...

Black-painted and Gilt "MLLE G.M. LIZOTTE CORSET PARLOR" Trade Sign

Black-painted and Gilt "MLLE G.M. LIZOTTE CORSET PARLOR" Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Black-painted and Gilt "MLLE G.M. LIZOTTE CORSET PARLOR" Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, gilt letters on a black smalt ground, black-painted frame, 12 3/4 x 59 1/4 in. The Janie & Peter More ...

Pierced Sheet Iron Lantern

Pierced Sheet Iron Lantern

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$123$100

Pierced Sheet Iron Lantern, late 18th/early 19th century, cylindrical form with conical top, the door and body with crescent, dot, and line piercings, and single candle socket inside, More ...

Gibbon, John (1827-1896) Unpublished Autograph Manuscript, Custer & his Orders

Gibbon, John (1827-1896) Unpublished Autograph Manuscript, Custer & his Orders

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Gibbon, John (1827-1896) Unpublished Autograph Manuscript, Custer & his Orders, c. 1890. Folio wove paper, consisting of nineteen leaves, each inscribed on one side, with an additional nine lines of More ...

Three Pierced and Engraved Baleen Boxes

Three Pierced and Engraved Baleen Boxes

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1381
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Three Pierced and Engraved Baleen Boxes, 19th century, an oval depicting houses, one with pewter inlay, and one with geometric piercings, (imperfections), dia. to 6 in. More ...

Baule Carved Wood Heddle Pulley

Baule Carved Wood Heddle Pulley

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Baule Carved Wood Heddle Pulley, depicting a seated female figure with stylized coiffure and scarification designs, with custom stand, ht. 9 in. Provenance: Norman Hurst. More ...

George III Silver Cake Server

George III Silver Cake Server

Auction:
2645B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 06, 2013
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$120$100

George III Silver Cake Server, London, 1766-67, Edward Aldridge, maker, with pierced arabesques, dolphin-form shoulder, and wood handle, total lg. 13 1/8 in., approx. 5.1 troy oz. More ...