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Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, 1727-1815)    Three Framed Etchings After Works by Guercino.

Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, 1727-1815) Three Framed Etchings After Works by Guercino.

Auction:
3310T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 13, 2019
Lot:
1101
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, 1727-1815) Three Framed Etchings After Works by Guercino. Signed in the plates "F. Bartolozzi Sculp." l.r. and "Guercino inv." l.l. Etchings on paper, image sizes More ...

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900) Signed Contemporary Photograph of an Oscar Wilde Impersonator, San Francisco, c. 1882.

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900) Signed Contemporary Photograph of an Oscar Wilde Impersonator, San Francisco, c. 1882.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1072
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900) Signed Contemporary Photograph of an Oscar Wilde Impersonator, San Francisco, c. 1882. Period photograph signed "Oscar Wilde" in ink at bottom right; inscription on verso in More ...

Dudíková [born Kozinová], Anna (1914-1951) Painted Folk Art Ornament Sample Book, Straznice, Moravia, Czech Republic, 1922-1926.

Dudíková [born Kozinová], Anna (1914-1951) Painted Folk Art Ornament Sample Book, Straznice, Moravia, Czech Republic, 1922-1926.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1151
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Dudíková [born Kozinová], Anna (1914-1951) Painted Folk Art Ornament Sample Book, Straznice, Moravia, Czech Republic, 1922-1926. Oblong folio-format book, signed, inscribed and dated by More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab al-Salatin  , 1070 AH [1659 CE].

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab al-Salatin , 1070 AH [1659 CE].

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1284
Estimate:
$500 - $600

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab al-Salatin, 1070 AH [1659 CE]. Large octavo-format manuscript on paper, fine calligraphy in black and red throughout, a courtesy book written for the instruction More ...

Nine Books on Islamic Art

Nine Books on Islamic Art

Auction:
3302B
Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Oct 27, 2019
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$185$150

Nine Books on Islamic Art, including Timur and the Princely Vision and Islamic Art and Patronage. More ...

Miniature Art Nouveau Walnut Mantel Clock

Miniature Art Nouveau Walnut Mantel Clock

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$277$225

Miniature Art Nouveau Walnut Mantel Clock, gallery top with carved decorated facade, pressed brass arabic numeral dial, book matched veneered sides, and an eight-day time and strike Japy Freres More ...

Group of Antiques Reference Books on American Decorative Arts

Group of Antiques Reference Books on American Decorative Arts

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1176
Sold for:
$148$120

Group of Antiques Reference Books on American Decorative Arts, including topics on pewter, folk art, furniture, iron, and textiles. More ...

David Aronson (American, 1923-2015)      Virtuoso

David Aronson (American, 1923-2015) Virtuoso

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2019
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$1,046$850

David Aronson (American, 1923-2015) Virtuoso Signed "Aronson" and stamped "28/250" in the bronze at the back lower edge, dated to 1969 in Aronson Sculpture catalogue raisonné (see below). More ...

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004)      Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 26, 2019
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$923$750

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City, 1975. Signed "Avedon" in ink on the verso at center, numbered "18" from an edition of "50" in ink on the verso More ...

Two Hanging Scrolls

Two Hanging Scrolls

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1135
Sold for:
$49$40

Two Hanging Scrolls, Japan, one depicting a tofu maker, inscribed and signed with a seal, ink and light color on paper, 37 3/4 x 10; and a Zen calligraphy with two characters, signed with two seals, More ...

Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings

Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1376
Sold for:
$584$475

Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings, twelve boxes total. More ...

John B. Neagle (American, 1796-1865)     Portrait of a Young Child with an Alphabet Book

John B. Neagle (American, 1796-1865) Portrait of a Young Child with an Alphabet Book

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1404
Sold for:
$492$400

John B. Neagle (American, 1796-1865) Portrait of a Young Child with an Alphabet Book. Unsigned, identified in a letter from G.C. Neagle, the artist's son. Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in., framed. More ...

Fourteen Early Cooking and Related Books

Fourteen Early Cooking and Related Books

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2019
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Fourteen Early Cooking and Related Books, titles include A Queens Delight or the Art of Preserving, Conserving, and Candying, Cornhill, R. Wood, 1660; The Queens Closet Opened Incomparable Secrets More ...

Gracián y Morales, Baltasar (1601-1658) The Courtiers Manual Oracle, or the Art of Prudence.

Gracián y Morales, Baltasar (1601-1658) The Courtiers Manual Oracle, or the Art of Prudence.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
106
Sold for:
$861$700

Gracián y Morales, Baltasar (1601-1658) The Courtiers Manual Oracle, or the Art of Prudence. London: by M. Flesher, for Abel Swalle, 1685. First English edition, a translation of Gracián y More ...

Sebastiano Serlio (Italian, 1475-c. 1554)      Design for a Renaissance Doorway

Sebastiano Serlio (Italian, 1475-c. 1554) Design for a Renaissance Doorway

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
160
Sold for:
$98$80

Sebastiano Serlio (Italian, 1475-c. 1554) Design for a Renaissance Doorway, from Extraordinario libro di architettura di Sebastiano Serlio, published in Venice in 1568 by Appresso Giouambattista, More ...

Three Wedgwood Carrara Figures Depicting Faith, Hope, and Charity

Three Wedgwood Carrara Figures Depicting Faith, Hope, and Charity

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$523$425

Three Wedgwood Carrara Figures Depicting Faith, Hope, and Charity, England, c. 1862, modeled by A. Carrier, Faith modeled holding a large book, ht. 17 1/2; Hope leaning on an anchor, ht. 16 7/8; More ...

George Chinnery (British, 1774-1852)      Two Framed Sketches: Study of a Man's Hands Holding a Bowl and Chopsticks

George Chinnery (British, 1774-1852) Two Framed Sketches: Study of a Man's Hands Holding a Bowl and Chopsticks

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

George Chinnery (British, 1774-1852) Two Framed Sketches: Study of a Man's Hands Holding a Bowl and Chopsticks and A Chinese Mother and Child Hands inscribed in shorthand and dated "11.40" and More ...

Castelli Majolica Plaque

Castelli Majolica Plaque

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Castelli Majolica Plaque, Italy, 18th century, oval shape with a polychrome depiction of Judith and Holofernes, 12 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. More ...

Collection of Books on Native American Art

Collection of Books on Native American Art

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1572
Sold for:
$74$60

Collection of Books on Native American Art, including a number of copies of Arizona Highways magazine. More ...

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
429
Unsold
 

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs, United States, late 20th century, ht. 41, wd. 29, dp. 35 in. Note: Part of a gallery exhibit at Santa Monica's Gallery of Functional Art in More ...

Richard Scott Newman Blanket Chest

Richard Scott Newman Blanket Chest

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
467
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Richard Scott Newman Blanket Chest, Rochester, New York, 1994, white oak, ebony, and bronze, with sixteen compass roses and 100 stars, initialed and dated by the maker, ht. 21, wd. 51, dp. 18 in. More ...

The Art of Sine Qua Non, 1 hardcover book with presentation sleeve

The Art of Sine Qua Non, 1 hardcover book with presentation sleeve

Auction:
3264T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Jun 18, 2019
Lot:
1563
Sold for:
$197$160

The Art of Sine Qua Non released only to mailing list 1 hardcover book with presentation sleeve More ...

Reverse-painting on Glass

Reverse-painting on Glass

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$135$110

Reverse-painting on Glass, China, early 20th century, depicting a woman of letters seated at a desk with books, framed, sight size 21 1/8 x 15 3/8 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1084
Sold for:
$123$100

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud, China, 1981, 9/50, with painted details on paper, numbered, titled, and dated in pencil at the bottom, framed and glazed, sight size 16 1/8 More ...

Contemporary Four-panel Chaekgeori   Folding Screen

Contemporary Four-panel Chaekgeori Folding Screen

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1215
Sold for:
$160$130

Contemporary Four-panel Chaekgeori Folding Screen, Korea, depicting bookshelves with scholarly items including books, seals, and small collectibles, signed "Cheonseok" with a seal, overall 35 3/4 x More ...

Group of Books Mostly on Chinese and Japanese Ceramics

Group of Books Mostly on Chinese and Japanese Ceramics

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1217
Sold for:
$277$225

Group of Books Mostly on Chinese and Japanese Ceramics, approximately sixty-three, including John Alexander Pope, Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine, W. Chaffers, Marks and Monograms on More ...

Eight Reference Books Mostly on Chinese and Japanese Art

Eight Reference Books Mostly on Chinese and Japanese Art

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1248
Unsold
 

Eight Reference Books Mostly on Chinese and Japanese Art, including Katherine M. Ball, Decorative Motives of Oriental Art, and Kate Kerby, An Old Chinese Garden. Asian Art Online More ...

Two Illustrated Manuscripts

Two Illustrated Manuscripts

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1290
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Illustrated Manuscripts, each depicting a bird in a rectangular panel with an Arabic inscription on top, in a border with a vegetal design, color on paper, framed and glazed, sight size 13 1/4 x More ...

Two Hanging Scrolls

Two Hanging Scrolls

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1332
Unsold
 

Two Hanging Scrolls, Japan, one depicting a tofu maker, inscribed and signed with a seal, ink and light color on paper, 37 3/4 x 10; and a Zen calligraphy with two characters, signed with two seals, More ...

Group of Chinese Art Reference Books and Dealers' Catalogs

Group of Chinese Art Reference Books and Dealers' Catalogs

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1346
Sold for:
$308$250

Group of Chinese Art Reference Books and Dealers' Catalogs, including Tian Jiaqing, Classical Chinese Furniture of the Qing Dynasty, Nancy Berliner, Beyond the Screen, Wang Shixiang, Connoisseurship More ...