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American School, 20th Century      The Devil's Garden, California

American School, 20th Century The Devil's Garden, California

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1252
Sold for:
$185$150

American School, 20th Century The Devil's Garden, California. Incised initials and date "HAP 33" l.r., titled in an inscription on the reverse. Oil on artist's board, 9 x 12 in., framed. More ...

Large Bronze Cooking Vessel, Uruli

Large Bronze Cooking Vessel, Uruli

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$461$375

Large Bronze Cooking Vessel, Uruli, India, rounded base with shallow sides and looped handles, the everted rim incised with inscriptions, wd. 24 in. More ...

Nine China-related Silver Cigarette Cases

Nine China-related Silver Cigarette Cases

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$861$700

Nine China-related Silver Cigarette Cases, c. 1945-46, each engraved with Chinese scenes and imagery, several with Marine Corps ownership inscriptions. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. More ...

Fourteen World War II Cigarette Cases

Fourteen World War II Cigarette Cases

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
220
Sold for:
$461$375

Fourteen World War II Cigarette Cases, aluminum, silver, brass, and celluloid cases with engraved or printed inscriptions and images, some with unit markings. Provenance: The collection of More ...

Eighteen Mostly World War I Cigarette Cases

Eighteen Mostly World War I Cigarette Cases

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$677$550

Eighteen Mostly World War I Cigarette Cases, silver, brass, and steel cases with engraved inscriptions, dates, etc., some with applied insignia. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. More ...

Twenty British Commonwealth Cigarette Cases

Twenty British Commonwealth Cigarette Cases

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Twenty British Commonwealth Cigarette Cases, c. 1900-45, mostly silver with engraved presentation inscriptions, soldier names, unit designations, some with applied unit badges. Provenance: The More ...

Seventeen Vietnam-era Lighters

Seventeen Vietnam-era Lighters

Auction:
3033T
Auction:
Sale #3033T - Oct 18, 2017
Lot:
1315
Sold for:
$461$375

Seventeen Vietnam-era Lighters, with engraved names and inscriptions, printed scenes and applied emblems, some in original boxes, makers include Zippo, Vulcan, Dalmin, etc. Provenance: The More ...

Metalwork Vase

Metalwork Vase

Auction:
3025B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 15, 2017
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$492$400

Metalwork Vase, Persia, possibly 13th century, bulbous, brass inlaid with silver and black organic material, decorated with continuous bands of naskhi inscriptions and figures, ht. 8 1/2 in. More ...

Carved Soapstone Seal

Carved Soapstone Seal

Auction:
3058T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 18, 2017
Lot:
1221
Sold for:
$74$60

Carved Soapstone Seal, China, in the form of a rock with a beetle beside a bamboo stalk, a four-character inscription below, stone ranging in color from pale yellow to orange, ht. 2 1/4 in. More ...

Indian Silver Presentation Cup

Indian Silver Presentation Cup

Auction:
3020B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2017
Lot:
937
Sold for:
$246$200

Indian Silver Presentation Cup, late 19th/early 20th century, the footed cup with a band of various animals centering an engraved presentation inscription: "Presented to Mr. H. Griffin By Workmen of More ...

Carved Soapstone Seal

Carved Soapstone Seal

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1807
Unsold
 

Carved Soapstone Seal, China, in the form of a rock with a beetle beside a bamboo stalk, a four-character inscription below, stone ranging in color from pale yellow to orange, ht. 2 1/4 in. More ...

Carved Stone Seal

Carved Stone Seal

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1809
Sold for:
$185$150

Carved Stone Seal, China, square with inscriptions on three sides and the top, one side incised with a landscape scene with trees, orange stone with flecked inclusions, 1 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. More ...

Patinated Bronze Plaque with Wood Stand

Patinated Bronze Plaque with Wood Stand

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1813
Sold for:
$62$50

Patinated Bronze Plaque with Wood Stand, China, in the shape of an ancient coin, with inscription, (the wood stand with minor damage), plaque ht. 4 1/2 in. More ...

Italian or Russian School, Mid-20th Century    Expressionist-style Painting of a Fashionably Dressed Group

Italian or Russian School, Mid-20th Century Expressionist-style Painting of a Fashionably Dressed Group

Auction:
3001T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 06, 2017
Lot:
1240
Sold for:
$197$160

Italian or Russian School, Mid-20th Century Expressionist-style Painting of a Fashionably Dressed Group. Unsigned, inscribed in Russian on the reverse. Oil on artist board, 15 5/8 x 19 5/8 in., More ...

Ten Sterling Silver Presentation Plates

Ten Sterling Silver Presentation Plates

Auction:
2975B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2017
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$923$750

Ten Sterling Silver Presentation Plates, mid-20th century, various makers, each with an engraved presentation inscription from various kennel club competitions, dia. to 10 3/4 in., approx. 63.5 troy More ...

Eleven American Sterling Silver Goblets

Eleven American Sterling Silver Goblets

Auction:
2975B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2017
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$923$750

Eleven American Sterling Silver Goblets, mid to late 20th century, various makers including Gorham, Web, and Wallace, two with engraved presentation inscriptions, ht. to 6 3/4 in., approx. 53.3 troy More ...

Carved and Painted Eagle Plaque

Carved and Painted Eagle Plaque

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
603
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Carved and Painted Eagle Plaque, America, c. 1886, spreadwing eagle with scroll decoration below, the back with painted inscription "The Property/of/Sergt A.M. Reininger/1886," some old repaint, More ...

Frothingham, Richard Jr. (1812-1880) The History of Charlestown, Massachusetts  , Extra-illustrated, Bound from the Original Parts.

Frothingham, Richard Jr. (1812-1880) The History of Charlestown, Massachusetts , Extra-illustrated, Bound from the Original Parts.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$800$650

Frothingham, Richard Jr. (1812-1880) The History of Charlestown, Massachusetts, Extra-illustrated, Bound from the Original Parts. Charlestown: Emmons [and] Boston Little & Brown, 1845-1849. Octavo, More ...

Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray

Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray

Auction:
2939M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2016
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$185$150

Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray, Middle East, round with a raised and ribbed edge and lobed rim, separately made and attached, the exterior engraved with a floral arabesque and Arabic knot More ...

Export Polychrome Ox-form Tureen

Export Polychrome Ox-form Tureen

Auction:
2939M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2016
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$461$375

Export Polychrome Ox-form Tureen, China, in two parts with a cover and a hollowed base, molded tongue, ears and horn, with a coat of arms and inscriptions reading "Ad Villaleal 1675," lg. 13, ht. 13 More ...

Pair of Painted Tin Tea Canister Lamps

Pair of Painted Tin Tea Canister Lamps

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
758
Sold for:
$800$650

Pair of Painted Tin Tea Canister Lamps, 19th century, each green with a polychrome chinoiserie-style figural scene, one of two women, inscribed "4" at top, the other of two men marked "5," both with More ...

Victor Seidman Manufacturing Co. Sterling Silver Vase

Victor Seidman Manufacturing Co. Sterling Silver Vase

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 06, 2016
Lot:
133
Unsold
 

Victor Seidman Manufacturing Co. Sterling Silver Vase, New York, c. 1925, flared circular mouth on a paneled stem and foot with engraved Hebrew inscription, ht. 12 3/8 in., approx. 12.0 troy oz. More ...

Framed Watercolor Picture of Two Bavarian Soldiers

Framed Watercolor Picture of Two Bavarian Soldiers

Auction:
2938T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 06, 2016
Lot:
1551
Unsold
 

Framed Watercolor Picture of Two Bavarian Soldiers, 19th century, unsigned, with Gimbel Brothers labels affixed to reverse and inscriptions relating the piece to Joseph Turner, sight 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 More ...

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Signed Receipt, Philadelphia, 17 July 1783.

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Signed Receipt, Philadelphia, 17 July 1783.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Signed Receipt, Philadelphia, 17 July 1783. Small sheet inscribed in a secretarial hand, brown ink, to John Ross for the sum of 100 dollars, signed, "Paul Jones," More ...

Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray

Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray

Auction:
2885B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 19, 2016
Lot:
10
Unsold
 

Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray, Middle East, round with a raised and ribbed edge and lobed rim, separately made and attached, the exterior engraved with a floral arabesque and Arabic knot More ...

Soapstone Seal

Soapstone Seal

Auction:
2885B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 19, 2016
Lot:
149
Sold for:
$277$225

Soapstone Seal, China, 20th century, square, with incised inscriptions on two sides, surmounted with a carved design of a turtle dragon with a chilong on its back, green stone with russet tint and More ...

Five Gold Bands

Five Gold Bands

Auction:
2887T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 03, 2016
Lot:
1304
Sold for:
$369$300

Five Gold Bands, one 18kt gold band, others 14kt gold, some with inscriptions on the interior, total 9.6 dwt. More ...

Giltwood Aneroid Barometer

Giltwood Aneroid Barometer

Auction:
2875B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 09, 2016
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$738$600

Giltwood Aneroid Barometer, Continental, 20th century, with carved fruit and foliate scrolls, dial with French inscriptions, impressed on back "MADE IN ITALY," ht. 39, wd. 16 3/4 in. More ...

Manuscript Autograph Book in German with Drawings, c. 1796-1800.

Manuscript Autograph Book in German with Drawings, c. 1796-1800.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$984$800

Manuscript Autograph Book in German with Drawings, c. 1796-1800. Small landscape format octavo, with the title, "Der Freundschaft," painted as a stone monument, dated 1796, with various More ...

Four Inscribed Slate Student Boards

Four Inscribed Slate Student Boards

Auction:
2858T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 19, 2015
Lot:
1271
Sold for:
$523$425

Four Inscribed Slate Student Boards, 19th century, mounted in wooden frames, two inscribed in the slate "Anna Maria Stillwell Aug 1826," and "Rebecca Stillwell Sept 11 1826," the other two with More ...