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John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925)      Bologna Fountain

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) Bologna Fountain

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$183,000$150,000

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) Bologna Fountain No visible signature, titled and dated to c. 1909 in the catalogue raisonné (see below), titled on an unattributed hand-written label More ...

Anson, George (1697-1762) A Voyage round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.

Anson, George (1697-1762) A Voyage round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$738$600

Anson, George (1697-1762) A Voyage round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. London: for the Author by John and Paul Knapton, 1748. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with More ...

MacLaurin, Colin (1698-1746) An Account of Sir Isaac Newtons Philosophical Discoveries, in Four Books. [...] Published from the Author

MacLaurin, Colin (1698-1746) An Account of Sir Isaac Newtons Philosophical Discoveries, in Four Books. [...] Published from the Author

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1126
Sold for:
$185$150

MacLaurin, Colin (1698-1746) An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries, in Four Books. [...] Published from the Author's Manuscript Papers by Patrick Murdoch. London: printed for A. More ...

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton  , Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden.

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton , Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1197
Sold for:
$27,060$22,000

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton, Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden. London [i.e., Paris]: [Prault], 1738. Second (Nouvelle) edition, octavo, with More ...

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1198
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation. London: Printed for C. Davis and A. Lyon, 1733. First edition, octavo, contents generally good, contemporary calf boards, rebacked, 7 3/4 More ...

British Royal Armorial English Enameled Metal Plate, Super Libros, Bookplate.

British Royal Armorial English Enameled Metal Plate, Super Libros, Bookplate.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1234
Unsold
 

British Royal Armorial English Enameled Metal Plate, Super Libros, Bookplate. Metal plate embossed with the Royal British arms within an oval, enameled in royal blue within the rectangular More ...

Wedgwood Black Basalt Bust of Byron

Wedgwood Black Basalt Bust of Byron

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$277$225

Wedgwood Black Basalt Bust of Byron, England, 19th century, mounted atop a waisted circular socle, impressed title and maker, ht. 8 1/2 in. More ...

Admiral Fitzroy Mercury Barometer

Admiral Fitzroy Mercury Barometer

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
432
Sold for:
$308$250

Admiral Fitzroy Mercury Barometer, c. 1870, acanthus-leaf-carved finial above the interior paper dials with baroscope, barometer and thermometer scales, and a retail label reading "J. More ...

Alfred Arthur Brunel de Neuville (1852-1941)      Still Life with Game Birds

Alfred Arthur Brunel de Neuville (1852-1941) Still Life with Game Birds

Auction:
3217T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2019
Lot:
1281
Sold for:
$308$250

Alfred Arthur Brunel de Neuville (1852-1941) Still Life with Game Birds. Signed "Brunel Neuville" l.r. Oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 25 in., unframed. Condition: Puncture with surrounding paint loss More ...

American Imprints in Publisher's Original Paper Wrappers, Six Examples c. 1840-1850.

American Imprints in Publisher's Original Paper Wrappers, Six Examples c. 1840-1850.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$400$325

American Imprints in Publisher's Original Paper Wrappers, Six Examples c. 1840-1850. Including: Sir Charles Lyell's A Second Visit to the United States of North America, New York: Harper, 1846, in More ...

After Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830)    Portrait of the British Statesman Sir Robert Peel

After Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830) Portrait of the British Statesman Sir Robert Peel

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
310
Unsold
 

After Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830) Portrait of the British Statesman Sir Robert Peel. Unsigned. Steel engraving, image size 18 1/8 x 14 in. (46.1 x 35.4 cm), framed. Condition: More ...

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies.

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies. London: Printed for T. Dring, C. Harper, and J. Leigh, and are to be Sold at More ...

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Plaque of Joseph Priestly

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Plaque of Joseph Priestly

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Plaque of Joseph Priestly, England, late 18th century, oval shape with white relief bust profile to the left, impressed mark, lg. 12 in.; set in an ebonized More ...

Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Voltaire

Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Voltaire

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$554$450

Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Voltaire, England, 19th century, modeled wearing a long coat and standing on a free-form base, impressed title and mark, ht. 10 3/4 in. More ...

Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Bert Bentley Portrait Medallion

Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Bert Bentley Portrait Medallion

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$677$550

Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Bert Bentley Portrait Medallion, England, c. 1920, self-framed in black to a solid blue ground, applied portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds in white, impressed title, BB618, and More ...

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Medallion of Sir Isaac Newton

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Medallion of Sir Isaac Newton

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Medallion of Sir Isaac Newton, England, 19th century, oval form with applied white relief depiction, incised title and impressed mark, lg. 5 3/8 in.; set in More ...

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$154$125

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Single laid paper sheet of Dr. Paget's Harewood Place writing paper, sending Darwin a printed More ...

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey.

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1199
Sold for:
$123$100

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey. Charles Hutton's Mathematical Tables, London: for G.G.J. and J. Robinson and R. Baldwin, 1785, in full later cloth; [and] Frank Plumpton Ramsey's The More ...

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery.

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$62$50

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery. London: Fisher, Son, & Co., [no date]. Two large quarto volumes, bound in half leather, marbled paper boards, 10 1/4 x 7 in. (2) More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1306
Sold for:
$523$425

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. New York: by J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, [Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen], 1845-1851. More ...

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
599
Sold for:
$246$200

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere, France, 19th century, turned lacquered brass hemisphere, with stopcock engraved "Chinoe(?) 8 R. Berthollet Paris," ht. 8 in. More ...

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
684
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer, New York, mahogany and string-inlaid case with central tube (lacking mercury) with engraved brass dial reading "B. Pike & Son Maker/518 Broadway New York," with More ...

Pair of Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Self-framed Portrait Medallions

Pair of Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Self-framed Portrait Medallions

Auction:
3088T
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 02, 2018
Lot:
1416
Sold for:
$492$400

Pair of Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Self-framed Portrait Medallions, England, 19th century, oval shapes with ribbon atop a foliate molded frame, green ground centers with applied white relief More ...

Two Wedgwood Jasperware Benjamin Franklin Portrait Plaques

Two Wedgwood Jasperware Benjamin Franklin Portrait Plaques

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1235
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Two Wedgwood Jasperware Benjamin Franklin Portrait Plaques, England, c. 1860, one featuring Franklin wearing a fur cap against a blue background, the other with Franklin against a black background, More ...

1814 "Slave Trade Abolished" Macaulay and Babington Bronze Token for Sierra Leone

1814 "Slave Trade Abolished" Macaulay and Babington Bronze Token for Sierra Leone

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
107
Sold for:
$154$125

1814 "Slave Trade Abolished" Macaulay and Babington Bronze Token for Sierra Leone, inscribed "We Are All Brethren/Slave Trade Abolished By Great Britain/1807," with similar motto in Arabic on the More ...

Map of George Anson's Voyage, 1740

Map of George Anson's Voyage, 1740

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1032
Unsold
 

Map of George Anson's Voyage, 1740, charting British Commodore George Anson's 1740-44 voyage around the world; in a folder signed "Thomas Lindsey," apparently the original owner. More ...

David Yurman Sterling Silver, 18kt Gold, and Onyx Bracelet

David Yurman Sterling Silver, 18kt Gold, and Onyx Bracelet

Auction:
3064T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 11, 2018
Lot:
1044
Sold for:
$277$225

David Yurman Sterling Silver, 18kt Gold, and Onyx Bracelet, signed, lg. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Withering, William (1741-1799) A Botanical Arrangement of all the Vegetables Naturally Growing in Great Britain

Withering, William (1741-1799) A Botanical Arrangement of all the Vegetables Naturally Growing in Great Britain

Auction:
3060T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1424
Sold for:
$135$110

Withering, William (1741-1799) A Botanical Arrangement of all the Vegetables Naturally Growing in Great Britain. Birmingham: by Swinney for Cadel et al., 1776. Volume two only of two, octavo, More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
152
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories. New York: by J.J. Audubon [and] Philadelphia: by J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. More ...

Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes.

Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$246$200

Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes. Including: J. Hughlings Jackson's Lumleian Lectures on Convulsive Seizures, London: British Medical Association, [post-1890], with author's More ...