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Engraving After the Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords, Representing the Several Engagements between the English and Spanish Fleet

Engraving After the Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords, Representing the Several Engagements between the English and Spanish Fleet

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
175
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Engraving After the Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords, Representing the Several Engagements between the English and Spanish Fleets in the memorable year MDLXXXVIII, engraved and published by More ...

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass, c. 1810, gilded brass frame with applied stars housing the colorless glass dome with gilt inscription reading "Kaperkutter Johanne von Kopenhagen 1810" with an image More ...

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's or Mining Compass

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's or Mining Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
649
Sold for:
$738$600

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's or Mining Compass, Troy, New York, no. 1020, 6-in. silvered dial, fleur-de-lis representing north, signed "Andrew Meneely/West Troy New York/No1020 Warranted," dual spirit More ...

George II Sterling Silver Teapot

George II Sterling Silver Teapot

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

George II Sterling Silver Teapot, London, 1752-53, John Swift, maker, inverted pear-shape with rocaille C-scrolls and floral sprays throughout, engraved inscription to underside "The Gift of Col. More ...

Letter from John Edwards to George W. William, Esq.

Letter from John Edwards to George W. William, Esq.

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$123$100

Letter from John Edwards to George W. William, Esq., December 1824, regarding "hiring negro boys to make cigars." Note: John Edwards (1748-1837) was an American planter and statesman who was More ...

Twenty-one 1860 Central Bank of Virginia $5 Notes.     Estimate $100-200

Twenty-one 1860 Central Bank of Virginia $5 Notes. Estimate $100-200

Auction:
3074T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 08, 2018
Lot:
1488
Sold for:
$160$130

Twenty-one 1860 Central Bank of Virginia $5 Notes. More ...

Two American Revolutionary Wartime Documents

Two American Revolutionary Wartime Documents

Auction:
3066T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 11, 2018
Lot:
1350
Sold for:
$197$160

Two American Revolutionary Wartime Documents, receipt from the House of Representatives in New Haven, Connecticut, October 1783, paying three chaplains who served in the House in the current More ...

Two American Revolutionary Wartime Documents

Two American Revolutionary Wartime Documents

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
10
Unsold
 

Two American Revolutionary Wartime Documents, receipt from the House of Representatives in New Haven, Connecticut, October 1783, paying three chaplains who served in the House in the current More ...

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804. Single folio format laid paper leaf, inscribed on one side. To Baldwin's half-brother Henry (1780-1844), thanking him for the More ...

Codex Magliabechiano CL. XIII. 3 (B.R. 232) Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze Faksimile.

Codex Magliabechiano CL. XIII. 3 (B.R. 232) Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze Faksimile.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$123$100

Codex Magliabechiano CL. XIII. 3 (B.R. 232) Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze Faksimile. Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1970. Publisher's quarto box, with leather spine, More ...

Fred Marcellino (American, 1939-2001)      Illustration for Pipe Dreams

Fred Marcellino (American, 1939-2001) Illustration for Pipe Dreams

Auction:
3039T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 09, 2017
Lot:
1092
Unsold
 

Fred Marcellino (American, 1939-2001) Illustration for Pipe Dreams. Unsigned, with a label from Fred & Jean Marcellino, New York, on the outer cover. Colored pencil on paper, 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in., More ...

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane, Virginia, c. 1805, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial with an eight-point rose, stylized fleur-de-lis representing north, dual inset vials, More ...

Stereoviewer and a Group of Stereoviews

Stereoviewer and a Group of Stereoviews

Auction:
3030T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 05, 2017
Lot:
1079
Sold for:
$308$250

Stereoviewer and a Group of Stereoviews, including a Keystone of Woodrow Wilson and the king and queen of Belgium, a Strohmeyer & Wyman of New York senator Thomas C. Platt, a Keystone of a join More ...

Loïs Mailou Jones (American, 1905-1998)      Dinghies at a Shallow Mooring

Loïs Mailou Jones (American, 1905-1998) Dinghies at a Shallow Mooring

Auction:
3029B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2017
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Loïs Mailou Jones (American, 1905-1998) Dinghies at a Shallow Mooring Signed "Loïs M./Jones" l.r., signed or inscribed "L.M. JONES" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 10 x 13 in. (25.3 x 33.1 More ...

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1011
Unsold
 

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804. Single folio format laid paper leaf, inscribed on one side. To Baldwin's half-brother Henry (1780-1844), thanking him for the More ...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Typed Letter Signed, 14 September 1956.

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Typed Letter Signed, 14 September 1956.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1030A
Sold for:
$209$170

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Typed Letter Signed, 14 September 1956. Single leaf of White House stationery. To New Jersey U.S. House of Representatives congressman Robert Winthrop Kean More ...

Garfield, James A. (1831-1881) Letter Signed, Washington D.C., 1 February 1877.

Garfield, James A. (1831-1881) Letter Signed, Washington D.C., 1 February 1877.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$369$300

Garfield, James A. (1831-1881) Letter Signed, Washington D.C., 1 February 1877. Single leaf of House of Representative letterhead, inscribed on one page. To C.A. Rudolph Esquire of Wilmington, More ...

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signed White House Card, c. 1900.

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signed White House Card, c. 1900.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$523$425

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signed White House Card, c. 1900. Executive Mansion card with McKinley's signature, accompanied by an admission ticket to the Senate chamber signed by Maine Senator More ...

Newell, Timothy (1742-1819) Autograph Document Signed, Sturbridge, 23 July 1788.

Newell, Timothy (1742-1819) Autograph Document Signed, Sturbridge, 23 July 1788.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1075
Sold for:
$221$180

Newell, Timothy (1742-1819) Autograph Document Signed, Sturbridge, 23 July 1788. Single leaf of quarto laid paper, inscribed on one page, with addressed self-envelope on verso. To Dwight Foster More ...

Jardine, Sir William (1800-1874) Odd Volumes of The Naturalist's Library   and Others, Eleven Volumes.

Jardine, Sir William (1800-1874) Odd Volumes of The Naturalist's Library and Others, Eleven Volumes.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1290
Sold for:
$400$325

Jardine, Sir William (1800-1874) Odd Volumes of The Naturalist's Library and Others, Eleven Volumes. Eight separate 12mo volumes from Jardine's magnum opus, the Naturalist's Libray, Edinburgh: More ...

United States, Political Map, Republican Sweep of 1894.

United States, Political Map, Republican Sweep of 1894.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1581
Sold for:
$98$80

United States, Political Map, Republican Sweep of 1894. Philadelphia: William M. Bradley, 1894 [sold by John E. Potter & Co.]. Large folded lithographic map on paper with stencil colors, showing the More ...

Ming-style Burial Ware House

Ming-style Burial Ware House

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1673
Sold for:
$185$150

Ming-style Burial Ware House, China, green and ochre glazed ceramic, representing the front facade of a residence, ht. 16 1/4, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 5 3/4 in. More ...

M. Renault (France, 19th Century)      Ship Houghton Wm. G. Percy Commander, entering the Port of Leghorn, November 24th, 1862.

M. Renault (France, 19th Century) Ship Houghton Wm. G. Percy Commander, entering the Port of Leghorn, November 24th, 1862.

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

M. Renault (France, 19th Century) Ship Houghton Wm. G. Percy Commander, entering the Port of Leghorn, November 24th, 1862. Signed "Painted by M. Renault" and identified in the legend. Oil on More ...

Ten Capped Bust Half Dollars

Ten Capped Bust Half Dollars

Auction:
2982T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$523$425

Ten Capped Bust Half Dollars, 1826, 1827 square base 2, 1828 square base 2, small 8s, small letters, three 1829, 1829/7, 1830 large 0, 1830 small 0, and an 1831, each cleaned. More ...

Silver Porringer

Silver Porringer

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Porringer, Samuel Minott, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1770, the slightly flared rim on a bulbous body with convex base, the pierced scroll handle engraved "APA" above "JP" and marked on the More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 17 October 1796.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 17 October 1796.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 17 October 1796. Laid paper bifolium inscribed over one page, with addressed and free-franked self-envelope in Washington's More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations.

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Two Signed Letters, Two Inaugural Invitations. Typed letter signed, 31 August 1960, to Zeake W. Johnson Jr. (1910-1992), Sergeant at Arms for the House of More ...

Political Autographs, Abraham Lincoln, Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Others.

Political Autographs, Abraham Lincoln, Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Others.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Political Autographs, Abraham Lincoln, Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Others. Philadelphia: Lippincott & Co., 1860s-1880s. Octavo, commercially produced autograph album, bound in full More ...

Four Items

Four Items

Auction:
2938T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 06, 2016
Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$12$10

Four Items, a Boston Phoenix cover of John Lennon, The Daily Graphic cover from March 8th, 1879, a "Diagram of the State of Missouri," and a New York Journal cover titled "The Original House of More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document, Boston, 23 November 1787.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document, Boston, 23 November 1787.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1041
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document, Boston, 23 November 1787. Single leaf, partially printed document, fulfilled by hand, docketed on the verso, sealed, signed by Hancock, countersigned by More ...