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Black-painted and Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Walnut Game Board

Black-painted and Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Walnut Game Board

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
806
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Black-painted and Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Walnut Game Board, probably New England, c. 1900, the fantastical coiled serpent with open mouth and painted eye, and two inlaid hearts in opposing corners, More ...

Handmade Noah's Ark with Carved Animals

Handmade Noah's Ark with Carved Animals

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
206
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Handmade Noah's Ark with Carved Animals, 19th century, the ark with inlaid wood windows and doors, with approximately thirty carved animals and two human figures, ht. 10, lg. 18 in. More ...

French Bassereau Grain-painted Hanging Wall Clock

French Bassereau Grain-painted Hanging Wall Clock

Auction:
3118T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 23, 2018
Lot:
1042
Estimate:
$20 - $200

French Bassereau Grain-painted Hanging Wall Clock, (imperfections and loss to edge), dia. 15 in. More ...

Browne, William (1590-c. 1645) Britannia's Pastorals. First and Second Books.

Browne, William (1590-c. 1645) Britannia's Pastorals. First and Second Books.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Browne, William (1590-c. 1645) Britannia's Pastorals. First and Second Books. London: Printed by Iohn Haviland, 1625. Octavo, woodcut printer's mark with flaming heart on title page, full-page More ...

Buoni, Tommaso (1574-1607) Problemes of Beauty, Love, and all Humane Affections, with a Discourse of Beauty by the Same Author. Transla

Buoni, Tommaso (1574-1607) Problemes of Beauty, Love, and all Humane Affections, with a Discourse of Beauty by the Same Author. Transla

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Buoni, Tommaso (1574-1607) Problemes of Beauty, Love, and all Humane Affections, with a Discourse of Beauty by the Same Author. Translated into English by S.L. Gent. London: Printed for Edward More ...

Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616) The Boock of Physicke.

Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616) The Boock of Physicke.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616) The Boock of Physicke. Dordrecht: Isaack Caen, 1599. First edition, small folio, illustrated with ornate finely engraved title by Dolens with a view of Dordrecht and a More ...

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666) Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666) Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
72
Sold for:
$30,750$25,000

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666) Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome. London: Printed by William Leybourn, 1661. First edition of Galileo's works More ...

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding in Four Books.

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding in Four Books.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
109
Unsold
 

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding in Four Books. London: Printed [by Elizabeth Holt] for Tho. Basset, and sold by Edw. Mory at the sign of the Three Bibles in St. More ...

Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691) The Use of Astronomical Playing Cards.

Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691) The Use of Astronomical Playing Cards.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691) The Use of Astronomical Playing Cards. London: The Playing-Cards, and these Books are Sold by Joseph Moxon on Ludgate-Hill at the Signe of Atlas, 1676. First edition, More ...

Porta, Giambattista della (1535?-1615) Natural Magick.

Porta, Giambattista della (1535?-1615) Natural Magick.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
144
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Porta, Giambattista della (1535?-1615) Natural Magick. London: Printed for Thomas Young and Samuel Speed, and are to be sold at the Three Pigeons, and at the Angel in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1658. More ...

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England.

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
163
Unsold
 

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England. London: Printed for T. Mitchel, 1681. First edition, octavo, bound in More ...

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them.

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
171
Unsold
 

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them. London: Printed for Dorman Newman, at the Kings-Arms in the Poultrey, 1688. Second edition, octavo, illustrated with engraved More ...

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness; or a Discourse of Temperance.

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness; or a Discourse of Temperance.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness; or a Discourse of Temperance. London: Printed and sold by Andrew Sowle, at the Crooked-Billet in Holloway-Lane near Shoreditch, 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
Unsold
 

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 ...

White-painted Federal Fanlight

White-painted Federal Fanlight

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

White-painted Federal Fanlight, America, late 18th/early 19th century, demilune wooden frame ornamented with lead spreadwing eagle, rosettes, trefoils, and leafy swags, ht. 16 1/2, wd. 44 1/8 More ...

George III Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers

George III Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$369$300

George III Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers, (restoration), ht. 36 1/2, wd. 38, dp. 20 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Susan J. Lyman. More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Ship Diorama

Carved and Painted Wood Ship Diorama

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$369$300

Carved and Painted Wood Ship Diorama, ht. 23 1/4, wd. 32, dp. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Five Continental Pewter Tableware Items

Five Continental Pewter Tableware Items

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$246$200

Five Continental Pewter Tableware Items, two engraved plates, and molded dish, and two engraved tankards, ht. to 8 in. More ...

George III Mahogany Drop-leaf Table

George III Mahogany Drop-leaf Table

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$154$125

George III Mahogany Drop-leaf Table, late 18th/early 19th century, ht. 28, wd. 48, dp. 19 in. More ...

Seven Carved and Painted Wood Duck Decoys

Seven Carved and Painted Wood Duck Decoys

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$277$225

Seven Carved and Painted Wood Duck Decoys, including one by Ron Fisher, lg. to 16 in. More ...

Federal Carved and Upholstered Mahogany Side Chair

Federal Carved and Upholstered Mahogany Side Chair

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
106
Sold for:
$98$80

Federal Carved and Upholstered Mahogany Side Chair, early 19th century, (imperfections), ht. 37 in. More ...

Six Pieces of Staffordshire Transfer-decorated Ceramic Tableware Items

Six Pieces of Staffordshire Transfer-decorated Ceramic Tableware Items

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$215$175

Six Pieces of Staffordshire Transfer-decorated Ceramic Tableware Items, England, 19th century, dia. to 9 3/4 in. Provenance: The estate of Susan J. Lyman. More ...

Federal Inlaid Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Sideboard

Federal Inlaid Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Sideboard

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$308$250

Federal Inlaid Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Sideboard, ht. 40, wd. 61, dp. 23 in. More ...

Federal Glazed Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Three-piece Desk/Bookcase

Federal Glazed Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Three-piece Desk/Bookcase

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$492$400

Federal Glazed Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Three-piece Desk/Bookcase, 19th century, (imperfections), ht. 93 1/2, wd. 42 1/4, dp. 21 in. More ...

English Pearlware "Macaroni" Ceramic Tea Caddy

English Pearlware "Macaroni" Ceramic Tea Caddy

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
208
Sold for:
$123$100

English Pearlware "Macaroni" Ceramic Tea Caddy, England, 18th century, (imperfections), ht. 5 in. More ...

Sixteen Still Banks

Sixteen Still Banks

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$277$225

Sixteen Still Banks, including crown-form "Elizabeth II Coronation," Statue of Liberty, "Pass Around the Hat," and "Uncle Sam's 3 Coin Register Bank," ht. to 6 1/4 in. More ...

Two Black-painted Bannister-back Side Chairs

Two Black-painted Bannister-back Side Chairs

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
313
Sold for:
$246$200

Two Black-painted Bannister-back Side Chairs, ht. to 44 in. Provenance: The estate of Susan J. Lyman. More ...

Georgian Mahogany Veneer Tea Caddy

Georgian Mahogany Veneer Tea Caddy

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$98$80

Georgian Mahogany Veneer Tea Caddy, 18th/19th century, ht. 7, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 5 1/2 in. More ...

Three Carved and Painted Wood Duck Decoys

Three Carved and Painted Wood Duck Decoys

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
347
Sold for:
$338$275

Three Carved and Painted Wood Duck Decoys, a blue-winged teal signed "J. Fulton/Natick, Mass.," lg. to 12 in. More ...

Three Framed Works

Three Framed Works

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$98$80

Three Framed Works, a theorem and two hand-cut valentines in a common frame, ht. to 11 1/4, wd. to 15 in. More ...