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Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696-1782) Sketches of the History of Man.

Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696-1782) Sketches of the History of Man.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1192
Sold for:
$277$225

Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696-1782) Sketches of the History of Man. Edinburgh: for W. Creech; [and] London: for Strahan & Cadell, 1774. First edition, two large quarto volumes, half-titles present in More ...

Wittnauer Super Compressor Reference 8007 Wristwatch

Wittnauer Super Compressor Reference 8007 Wristwatch

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
127A
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Wittnauer Super Compressor Reference 8007 Wristwatch, c. 1960s, stainless steel case with black matte dial, nicely aged luminous hour markers, and 12-6-9 arabic numeral layout, internal rotating More ...

Two Yoshihiko Takahashi Art Glass Sculptures

Two Yoshihiko Takahashi Art Glass Sculptures

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1050
Sold for:
$37$30

Two Yoshihiko Takahashi Art Glass Sculptures, Japan, c. 1995, optical glass blown, sandblasted, enameled, and abraded with attachment and clear glass spoon and attachment, spoon signed, ht. 7 1/2, More ...

Emilia Castillo Sterling Silver Jaguar Necklace

Emilia Castillo Sterling Silver Jaguar Necklace

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
182
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Emilia Castillo Sterling Silver Jaguar Necklace, Mexico, modern, stylized jaguar with reticulated spots, maker's mark, stamped "950," interior cir. 16 1/4 in., approx. 7.0 troy oz. Note: Daughter More ...

Mark Del Guidice Furniture "As Luck Would Have It" Jewelry Box on Stand

Mark Del Guidice Furniture "As Luck Would Have It" Jewelry Box on Stand

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
471
Unsold
 

Mark Del Guidice Furniture "As Luck Would Have It" Jewelry Box on Stand, Concord, Massachusetts, 2001, curly maple, white oak, basswood, glass, and leather, inspired by a green amulet worn by More ...

Two Yoshihiko Takahashi Art Glass Sculptures

Two Yoshihiko Takahashi Art Glass Sculptures

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
556
Unsold
 

Two Yoshihiko Takahashi Art Glass Sculptures, Japan, c. 1995, optical glass blown, sandblasted, enameled, and abraded with attachment and clear glass spoon and attachment, spoon signed, ht. 7 1/2, More ...

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998)      Amantes

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998) Amantes

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
346
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998) Amantes Signed and dated "Zúñiga 1975" on the man's shin. Black marble, 10 1/8 x 20 1/4 x 10 in. (25.9 x 51.4 x 25.4 cm), marble base. Condition: More ...

Luba Gourd Fetish

Luba Gourd Fetish

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1339
Sold for:
$12$10

Luba Gourd Fetish, gourd with a male figure protruding from the top, legs wrapped in mud encased fabric, with feathers attached, the head with a hole for a horn attachment, smooth dark patina to the More ...

Luba Gourd Fetish

Luba Gourd Fetish

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1475
Unsold
 

Luba Gourd Fetish, gourd with a male figure protruding from the top, legs wrapped in mud encased fabric, with feathers attached, the head with a hole for a horn attachment, smooth dark patina to the More ...

Muir, John (1838-1914) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1872.

Muir, John (1838-1914) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1872.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Muir, John (1838-1914) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1872. Single wove sheet of the letterhead of the New Sentinel Hotel in Yosemite Valley, inscribed over two pages, to Charles Warren Stoddard More ...

Two Round Carved Oak Mill Games and Marbles

Two Round Carved Oak Mill Games and Marbles

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Round Carved Oak Mill Games and Marbles, dia. to 12 in. More ...

Samoan War Club

Samoan War Club

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1102
Sold for:
$677$550

Samoan War Club, 19th century, with incised geometric designs on the upper part, with pierced lug at butt for a hand strap, lg. 34 1/2 in. Provenance: Private collection, Boston. More ...

Bassa Carved Wood Female Helmet and a Mask of the Goddess Sowei with Janus Faces

Bassa Carved Wood Female Helmet and a Mask of the Goddess Sowei with Janus Faces

Auction:
3043B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 02, 2017
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$800$650

Bassa Carved Wood Female Helmet and a Mask of the Goddess Sowei with Janus Faces, with fiber attachment, ht. without attachment 15 in. More ...

Roddenberry, Gene (1921-1991) Original Typewritten Proposal for Star Trek, the Television Series, c. 1966.

Roddenberry, Gene (1921-1991) Original Typewritten Proposal for Star Trek, the Television Series, c. 1966.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Roddenberry, Gene (1921-1991) Original Typewritten Proposal for Star Trek, the Television Series, c. 1966. Twenty-six pages with some manuscript notes in Roddenberry's hand, his retained file copy. More ...

Three Hawaiian Discoidal Stones

Three Hawaiian Discoidal Stones

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Hawaiian Discoidal Stones, "ulu maiku", largest ht. 1 3/4, dia. 2 1/2 in. More ...

Samoa Carved Wood Tapa Beater

Samoa Carved Wood Tapa Beater

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$738$600

Samoa Carved Wood Tapa Beater, c. 19th century, lg. 15 in. Provenance: Collected by Dr. John Rabe; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Samoa Billet Club

Samoa Billet Club

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$308$250

Samoa Billet Club, c. 19th century, decorated with bands of incised triangles, traces of lime remaining, lg. 37 3/4 in. Provenance: Kimpel collection; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Chimu Gold Band

Chimu Gold Band

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$554$450

Chimu Gold Band, c. 1100-1400 A.D., hammered thin and with punctuate decoration along the edge, pierced at each end for attachment, includes custom Plexiglas stand, wd. 2 3/8 in. More ...

Seven Mintons Art Pottery Studio Plaques

Seven Mintons Art Pottery Studio Plaques

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
466
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Seven Mintons Art Pottery Studio Plaques, England, c. 1871-75, each circular dish heavily gilded and polychrome enamel decorated with medieval themed figural scenes from Shakespeare's The Seven Ages More ...

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998)      Amantes

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998) Amantes

Auction:
2930B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 23, 2016
Lot:
427
Unsold
 

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998) Amantes Signed and dated "Zúñiga 1975" on the man's shin. Black marble, 10 1/8 x 20 1/4 x 10 in. (25.9 x 51.4 x 25.4 cm), marble base. Condition: More ...

Militia Officers Belt Plate

Militia Officers Belt Plate

Auction:
2856M
Auction:
Sale #2856M - Oct 30, 2015
Lot:
131
Unsold
 

Militia Officers Belt Plate, c. 1810-20, silver-plated (some loss) brass plate with an engraved eagle, with eight attachment hooks on the back, ht. 3 3/4, wd. 3 in. More ...

Malpighi, Marcello (1628-1694) Opera Omnia

Malpighi, Marcello (1628-1694) Opera Omnia

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
588
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Malpighi, Marcello (1628-1694) Opera Omnia. London: Sawbridge, 1686. First edition, folio in two volumes bound as one, each with several parts, first title with engraved vignette, titles printed More ...

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)      Presque Une Joie

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Presque Une Joie

Auction:
2598B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 18, 2012
Lot:
517
Sold for:
$118,500$100,000

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Presque Une Joie Dated and signed "1960 AppeL" l.l., identified on a presentation plaque, signed, dated, titled, and inscribed "Appel 1960 Jan./ …Venise" in the More ...

Asger Oluf Jorn (Danish, 1914-1973)      Untitled

Asger Oluf Jorn (Danish, 1914-1973) Untitled

Auction:
2581B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 03, 2012
Lot:
612
Sold for:
$47,400$40,000

Asger Oluf Jorn (Danish, 1914-1973) Untitled, 1952 Signed "Jorn" l.r. Oil on Masonite, 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (39.4 x 49.5 cm), framed. Condition: Minor abrasions beneath frame liner. More ...

Yousuf Karsh (Canadian, 1908-2002)      Arthur Fiedler

Yousuf Karsh (Canadian, 1908-2002) Arthur Fiedler

Auction:
2535B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 28, 2011
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$593$500

Yousuf Karsh (Canadian, 1908-2002) Arthur Fiedler, edition of 20 proofs. Unsigned, numbered "1-20" in ballpoint l.l. Polaroid print created from a digitized scan to create a color wheel print More ...

Yves Tanguy (French/American, 1900-1955)      Un peu après [A Little Later]

Yves Tanguy (French/American, 1900-1955) Un peu après [A Little Later]

Auction:
2507
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 21, 2010
Lot:
535
Sold for:
$688,000$610,000

Yves Tanguy (French/American, 1900-1955) Un peu après [A Little Later], 1940 Signed and dated "YVES TANGUY 40" l.r., inscribed "Yves Tanguy 'Un peu après' Pierre Matisse Gal 41 E 57" in More ...

Charles Webster Hawthorne (American, 1872-1930)      Venetian Lady

Charles Webster Hawthorne (American, 1872-1930) Venetian Lady

Auction:
2432
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 14, 2008
Lot:
293
Unsold
 

Charles Webster Hawthorne (American, 1872-1930) Venetian Lady Signed "CWHawthorne" l.l., identified on exhibition labels (see below) affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvas, 40 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. More ...

Project Gemini Space Flight Capsule Floatation Ball

Project Gemini Space Flight Capsule Floatation Ball

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
193C
Unsold
 

Project Gemini Space Flight Capsule Floatation Ball, 1 1/4-inch dia. metal 'floatation ball', with card tag ink-stamped Project Gemini. Note: Project Gemini was the second U.S. human spaceflight More ...