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Large Group of Mecca, Hassan, Turkish Trophies, Helmar, and Turkey Red Cigarette Cards

Large Group of Mecca, Hassan, Turkish Trophies, Helmar, and Turkey Red Cigarette Cards

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1650A
Sold for:
$584$475

Large Group of Mecca, Hassan, Turkish Trophies, Helmar, and Turkey Red Cigarette Cards, including examples of animals, emblems, explorers, and fables. More ...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Flower Fables.

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Flower Fables.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1036A
Sold for:
$246$200

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Flower Fables. Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855. First edition of Alcott's first book, frontispiece and additional full-page illustrations, bound in full medium More ...

Antique Gold and Carnelian Islamic Intaglio Watch Fob, Marcus and Co.

Antique Gold and Carnelian Islamic Intaglio Watch Fob, Marcus and Co.

Auction:
3144B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 25, 2018
Lot:
11
Unsold
 

Antique Gold and Carnelian Islamic Intaglio Watch Fob, Marcus and Co., possibly depicting figures from Aesop's Fables, and set with an intaglio with Islamic script, total lg. 6 in., signed, More ...

Children's Books, Seven Volumes, Some Signed.

Children's Books, Seven Volumes, Some Signed.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1136
Sold for:
$123$100

Children's Books, Seven Volumes, Some Signed. Including: Andre Maurois's Fatapoufs & Thinifers, New York: Henry Holt & Co., [1940], signed and inscribed by Maurois on half-title; Remy Charlip's Arm More ...

French Literature, 1671-1773, Four Volumes.

French Literature, 1671-1773, Four Volumes.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$209$170

French Literature, 1671-1773, Four Volumes. Including: Francois de La Mothe Le Vayer's Hexameron Rustique, ou Les Six Journees Passess a la Campagne entre des Personnes Studieuses, Amsterdam: More ...

Freedom a Fable

Freedom a Fable

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1005
Unsold
 

Freedom a Fable, by Kara Elizabeth Walker, 1997, pop-up silhouette book, from the edition of 4,000 published by Peter Norton Family Christmas Projects. More ...

Heorhiy (Georgii) Narbut (Ukrainian, 1886-1920)      Portrait of a Man

Heorhiy (Georgii) Narbut (Ukrainian, 1886-1920) Portrait of a Man

Auction:
3071T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2018
Lot:
1143
Sold for:
$160$130

Heorhiy (Georgii) Narbut (Ukrainian, 1886-1920) Portrait of a Man. Signed in Cyrillic and dated "...·1907·" l.r. Oil on canvas, 15 x 6 1/8 in., framed. Condition: Lined, stretcher marks, More ...

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) Birds and Fables, Two Volumes.

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) Birds and Fables, Two Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
174
Sold for:
$123$100

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) Birds and Fables, Two Volumes. Figures of British Land Birds, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: by Hodgson et al., 1800, volume one only; [and] Select Fables, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: by More ...

Fables, 18th and 19th Century, Four Titles in Five Volumes.

Fables, 18th and 19th Century, Four Titles in Five Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
283
Sold for:
$246$200

Fables, 18th and 19th Century, Four Titles in Five Volumes. Including: Dryden's Fables Ancient and Modern, London: Tonson, 1700, folio; Faerno's Fables in English and French Verse, London: for Du More ...

Heorhiy (Georgii) Narbut (Ukrainian, 1886-1920)      Portrait of a Man

Heorhiy (Georgii) Narbut (Ukrainian, 1886-1920) Portrait of a Man

Auction:
3039T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 09, 2017
Lot:
1058
Unsold
 

Heorhiy (Georgii) Narbut (Ukrainian, 1886-1920) Portrait of a Man. Signed in Cyrillic and dated "...·1907·" l.r. Oil on canvas, 15 x 6 1/8 in., framed. Condition: Lined, stretcher marks, More ...

Wedgwood Enamel Decorated Queen's Ware Plate

Wedgwood Enamel Decorated Queen's Ware Plate

Auction:
3020B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2017
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$62$50

Wedgwood Enamel Decorated Queen's Ware Plate, England, c. 1865, cut-out rim with polychrome depiction after Jean de la Fontaine's fable Le rat de ville et le rat des champs, unidentified artist More ...

Literature, 20th Century Authors, Twelve Volumes.

Literature, 20th Century Authors, Twelve Volumes.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1312
Sold for:
$492$400

Literature, 20th Century Authors, Twelve Volumes. Including the following titles: W.H. Auden's Poems, London: Faber & Faber, 1930, first edition, quarto, soft covers; Auden's The Double Man, New More ...

Group of Books, Engravings, and Ephemera

Group of Books, Engravings, and Ephemera

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1299
Sold for:
$160$130

Group of Books, Engravings, and Ephemera, including Rollins's Ancient History volume 6-8, an 1805 Fables de la Fontaine, and a Currier & Ives William Tell. More ...

Fossati, Giorgio (1706-1778) Raccolta di Varie Favole Delineate, ed Incise in Rame.

Fossati, Giorgio (1706-1778) Raccolta di Varie Favole Delineate, ed Incise in Rame.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
261
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Fossati, Giorgio (1706-1778) Raccolta di Varie Favole Delineate, ed Incise in Rame. Venice: Carlo Pecora, 1744. Six large quarto volumes in three [together with] an additional large-paper copy of More ...

Wedgwood Queen's Ware Emile Lessore Decorated Compote

Wedgwood Queen's Ware Emile Lessore Decorated Compote

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$615$500

Wedgwood Queen's Ware Emile Lessore Decorated Compote, England, c. 1864, polychrome enamel decoration depiction from the Aesop's fable Discretion Is the Better Part of Valour, the dish underside More ...

Six Pieces of Copeland Earthenware "Aesop's Fables,"

Six Pieces of Copeland Earthenware "Aesop's Fables,"

Auction:
2910M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 16, 2016
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Six Pieces of Copeland Earthenware "Aesop's Fables," England, 1879, three trays, two tureens, and an underplate, each with cream colored-ground and polychrome enamel-decorated black transfers with More ...

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Ten First and Early Editions.

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Ten First and Early Editions.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1168
Sold for:
$338$275

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Ten First and Early Editions. Including: Collected Stories, New York: Random House, stated first edition, in the jacket; A Fable, later issue trade edition, with the More ...

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Four Illustrated Books [and] One Illustrated by Edmund Dulac (1882-1953)

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Four Illustrated Books [and] One Illustrated by Edmund Dulac (1882-1953)

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1238
Sold for:
$308$250

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Four Illustrated Books [and] One Illustrated by Edmund Dulac (1882-1953) Including: Fables D'Esope, Paris: Hachette, 1913, limited edition, copy number 94 of 430 printed More ...

Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Tiles

Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Tiles

Auction:
2888B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 08, 2016
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Tiles, England, c. 1770-80, probably Liverpool, attributed to Guy Green printshop, each black printed, one a rococo framed depiction of the fable The Bear and the More ...

White Salt-glazed Stoneware Transfer Printed Plate

White Salt-glazed Stoneware Transfer Printed Plate

Auction:
2888B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 08, 2016
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

White Salt-glazed Stoneware Transfer Printed Plate, England, c. 1760-65, octagonal shape with press-molded cartouche, dot and diaper border, brown enamel rim line, and central puce depiction of More ...

Ben Nason (American, b. 1915)      Bird Fables for the Dolphin by La Fontaine

Ben Nason (American, b. 1915) Bird Fables for the Dolphin by La Fontaine

Auction:
2881T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 04, 2016
Lot:
1301
Sold for:
$123$100

Ben Nason (American, b. 1915) Bird Fables for the Dolphin by La Fontaine, 1962, edition of 550, printed by The Nimrod Press, Boston. Unsigned, identified and numbered "174" on the colophon. Six More ...

French Louis XV-style Gilt-bronze Clock Garniture

French Louis XV-style Gilt-bronze Clock Garniture

Auction:
2875B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 09, 2016
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

French Louis XV-style Gilt-bronze Clock Garniture, depicting Aesop's Fables, clock with carved with foliate pediment with birds surmounting dial, with dog at base, scrolled feet, ht. 18 1/2, two More ...

Fontaine, Jean de la (1621-1695) and Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Selected Fables,    Signed by Artist and Translator.

Fontaine, Jean de la (1621-1695) and Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Selected Fables, Signed by Artist and Translator.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
178
Sold for:
$738$600

Fontaine, Jean de la (1621-1695) and Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Selected Fables, Signed by Artist and Translator. New York: Quadrangle Press, 1948. First edition, in publisher's binding and More ...

Ilya Kabakov (Ukrainian/American, b. 1933)      The Flying Komarov, from the Series Ten Characters/Ten Personnages

Ilya Kabakov (Ukrainian/American, b. 1933) The Flying Komarov, from the Series Ten Characters/Ten Personnages

Auction:
2864T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 12, 2015
Lot:
1301A
Unsold
 

Ilya Kabakov (Ukrainian/American, b. 1933) The Flying Komarov, from the Series Ten Characters/Ten Personnages, Album 6, published under the supervision of Emilia Kabakov, Artprint, Helsinki. More ...

Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985)      Lion heraldique

Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985) Lion heraldique

Auction:
2840B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 11, 2015
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985) Lion heraldique, from the albumFables, 1976, edition of 50 plus proofs, published by Pace Editions, Inc., New York (Webel, 1179). Numbered, initialed, and dated More ...

Three Wedgwood Emile Lessore Decorated Queen's Ware Items

Three Wedgwood Emile Lessore Decorated Queen's Ware Items

Auction:
2835B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 19, 2015
Lot:
824
Sold for:
$738$600

Three Wedgwood Emile Lessore Decorated Queen's Ware Items, England, 1862-69, each polychrome enamel decorated, plate with shaped rim and depiction of the Dog and its Reflection from Aesop's Fables, More ...

Ilya Kabakov (Ukrainian/American, b. 1933)      The Flying Komarov, from the Series Ten Characters/Ten Personnages

Ilya Kabakov (Ukrainian/American, b. 1933) The Flying Komarov, from the Series Ten Characters/Ten Personnages

Auction:
2830B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2015
Lot:
479
Unsold
 

Ilya Kabakov (Ukrainian/American, b. 1933) The Flying Komarov, from the Series Ten Characters/Ten Personnages, Album 6, published under the supervision of Emilia Kabakov, Artprint, Helsinki. More ...

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Illustrator, Nine Volumes.

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Illustrator, Nine Volumes.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
93
Sold for:
$400$325

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Illustrator, Nine Volumes. Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell, London: Bulmer, 1795, large quarto, first edition, with wood-engraved vignettes, bound in half leather, More ...

Leclerc, Sebastien (1637-1714) Album of Engravings.

Leclerc, Sebastien (1637-1714) Album of Engravings.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
175
Sold for:
$738$600

Leclerc, Sebastien (1637-1714) Album of Engravings. Large folio album of engravings done after Leclerc's original paintings and drawings and some engraved by Leclerc directly, and signed in the More ...

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      La Vieille et les deux servantes

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) La Vieille et les deux servantes

Auction:
2818T
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 26, 2015
Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$615$500

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) La Vieille et les deux servantes, plate 56 from LES FABLES DE LA FONTAINE, 1952, from the edition of 100, published by Tériade Editeur, Paris (Cramer, More ...