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2 1/2-inch Tabletop or Library Presentation Telescope and Book

2 1/2-inch Tabletop or Library Presentation Telescope and Book

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1467
Estimate:
$400 - $600

2 1/2-inch Tabletop or Library Presentation Telescope and Book, New York, 1853, lacquered-brass instrument with rack-and-pinion focusing with engraved presentation on the 22-in. main tube reading More ...

English Dual Chime Library Clock

English Dual Chime Library Clock

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

English Dual Chime Library Clock, retailed by M.S. Smith, Detroit, the ebonized case with flat gallery top, gilt-brass finials and applied swags, gilt corner decoration flanking the dial opening, More ...

German Westminster Chime Library Clock

German Westminster Chime Library Clock

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
264
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

German Westminster Chime Library Clock, c. 1890, walnut and mixed hardwood dome-top case, ormolu-mounted with central urn finial, fabric-backed, pierced, side sound frets, and paw feet, composite More ...

J.E. Caldwell Dual-chime Library Clock

J.E. Caldwell Dual-chime Library Clock

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

J.E. Caldwell Dual-chime Library Clock, England, Gothic-inspired carved pagoda-top mahogany case with side frieze of pierced arches, fabric-backed pierced wood side sound frets, all on carved More ...

Modern Patinated Bronze Library Telescope and Clock

Modern Patinated Bronze Library Telescope and Clock

Auction:
2873M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 14, 2016
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$154$125

Modern Patinated Bronze Library Telescope and Clock, 20th century, 15-in. scope with fine adjustment knob, tapered central shaft, and three collapsible snake-foot legs; a 6-in. pocket watch-form More ...

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Select Mechanical Exercises: Shewing how to Construct Different Clocks, Orreries,   and Sun-Dials.

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Select Mechanical Exercises: Shewing how to Construct Different Clocks, Orreries, and Sun-Dials.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$123$100

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Select Mechanical Exercises: Shewing how to Construct Different Clocks, Orreries, and Sun-Dials. London: for Strahan and Cadell, 1773. First edition, octavo, with More ...

C.F. Younge Chiming Gothic Library Clock

C.F. Younge Chiming Gothic Library Clock

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
205
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

C.F. Younge Chiming Gothic Library Clock, Sheffield, England, c. 1840, oak case with carved flame over dual quatrefoils finial, accented with foliate and trefoil carvings, fabric backed pierced side More ...

Group of English and Continental Silver or Silver-plate Miniatures

Group of English and Continental Silver or Silver-plate Miniatures

Auction:
2850B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 09, 2015
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$923$750

Group of English and Continental Silver or Silver-plate Miniatures, 19th/20th century, four English sterling silver: a frame with inset miniature and enameled clover accents, a shoe with a weighted More ...

Barbara Kruger (American, b. 1945) and Stephen King (American, b. 1947)      My Pretty Pony

Barbara Kruger (American, b. 1945) and Stephen King (American, b. 1947) My Pretty Pony

Auction:
2840B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 11, 2015
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Barbara Kruger (American, b. 1945) and Stephen King (American, b. 1947) My Pretty Pony, 1988, from an edition of 250 with 30 author's copies, lithography printed by Derrière L'Étoile Studios, More ...

Juvet & Co. Time Globe Table Clock

Juvet & Co. Time Globe Table Clock

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Juvet & Co. Time Globe Table Clock, Canajoharie, New York, c. 1880, the tabletop stand supporting the 12-in. terrestrial globe with maker's boss marked Time Globe/Manufactured by Juvet & More ...

Juvet & Company Time Globe Floor Clock

Juvet & Company Time Globe Floor Clock

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Juvet & Company Time Globe Floor Clock, Canajoharie, New York, c. 1880, floor standing example supporting the 12-in. terrestrial globe with maker's boss marked Time Globe/Manufactured by Juvet & More ...

Gothic Rosewood Library Clock

Gothic Rosewood Library Clock

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Gothic Rosewood Library Clock, probably London, c. 1880, the carved lancet top with central carved and turned finial surmounts the glazed door flanked by bundled reeded columns, over the silvered More ...

Five Ithaca Calendar Clock Cases and Parts

Five Ithaca Calendar Clock Cases and Parts

Auction:
2802T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 21, 2015
Lot:
1081
Sold for:
$523$425

Five Ithaca Calendar Clock Cases and Parts, Ithaca, New York, c. 1880, two Cottage No. 7 clocks, a partial Farmer's No. 10. and two Shelf Library No. 8 cases. More ...

Aaron Sellman Kingwood Quarter-chiming Library Clock

Aaron Sellman Kingwood Quarter-chiming Library Clock

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
426
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Aaron Sellman Kingwood Quarter-chiming Library Clock, 44 Norman Road, St. Leonards, Sussex, c. 1850, the case with elaborately carved scrolls and leaves with veneered case conforming to the case More ...

English Quarter-chiming Library Clock

English Quarter-chiming Library Clock

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

English Quarter-chiming Library Clock, the ebonized case with sarcophagus top, five gilt-brass finials and applied swags, gilt corner decoration flanking the dial opening, glazed cast brass door, More ...

Rosewood Library Clock

Rosewood Library Clock

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Rosewood Library Clock, England, c. 1900, the case with beveled glass in sides and top, glazed front and rear doors, 3 1/2-in. silvered Roman numeral dial, eight-day chain fusee, time-only movement More ...

Rosewood Library Clock

Rosewood Library Clock

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Rosewood Library Clock, England, c. 1870, with 4-in. silvered Roman numeral dial, Breguet-style hands, eight-day, time only, fusee movement, flat top case with glazed dial door, beveled glass insets More ...

Two 19th-century Calendar Wall Clocks

Two 19th-century Calendar Wall Clocks

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
469
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Two 19th-century Calendar Wall Clocks, a walnut Wm.L. Gilbert Clock Co. office drop calendar clock, having a dial made of three paper-covered metal disks, the front disc showing the hour and day of More ...

The Bond Shop Astronomical Regulator No. 396

The Bond Shop Astronomical Regulator No. 396

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
500
Sold for:
$539,500$475,000

The Bond Shop Astronomical Regulator No. 396, William Bond & Son, Boston, 1868, with Single Arm Gravity Escapement and Remontoire Invented by Richard F. Bond, 12-inch diameter silvered brass dial More ...

Three Books by George Daniels and a Related Title

Three Books by George Daniels and a Related Title

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
632
Sold for:
$267$225

Three Books by George Daniels and a Related Title, including Watchmaking, 415 pp., over 700 drawings and illustrations, Clutton and Daniels, Watches, 160 pp., 597 illustrations, Clocks and Watches More ...

Group of Miscellaneous Desk and Collectible Items

Group of Miscellaneous Desk and Collectible Items

Auction:
2485
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2009
Lot:
1287A
Sold for:
$296$250

Group of Miscellaneous Desk and Collectible Items, a standard glaze art pottery ewer, a cast iron incense burner and painted fish bottle opener, a metal advertising bell, a magnifier, a faceted More ...

Group of Strombecker and Other Dollhouse Furniture

Group of Strombecker and Other Dollhouse Furniture

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
628
Unsold
 

Group of Strombecker and Other Dollhouse Furniture, c. 1930s, natural finish walnut, two drop-well bureaus, two sideboards, two dining tables, nine side chairs, cabinet radio, magazine rack, two More ...

No. 8 Shelf Library Clock by Ithaca Calendar Clock Company

No. 8 Shelf Library Clock by Ithaca Calendar Clock Company

Auction:
2431
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 01, 2008
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

No. 8 Shelf Library Clock by Ithaca Calendar Clock Company, Ithaca, New York, the walnut case with burl walnut and ebony trim, nickel bezels, glass dials with gilt Roman numerals on the time dial, More ...

Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Cantilever Spring Shelf Clock by Joseph Ives

Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Cantilever Spring Shelf Clock by Joseph Ives

Auction:
2431
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 01, 2008
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$28,440$24,000

Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Cantilever Spring Shelf Clock by Joseph Ives, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1818, with scroll top, brass urn finials, turned free-standing columns flanking the painted wooden More ...

Ithaca No. 8 Shelf Library Calendar Clock

Ithaca No. 8 Shelf Library Calendar Clock

Auction:
2412
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2008
Lot:
215A
Sold for:
$711$600

Ithaca No. 8 Shelf Library Calendar Clock, Ithaca Calendar Clock Company, with walnut case, paper on zinc dials, the lower marked "...Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, N.Y.," thirty-day dual-wind More ...

(Simon Willard, Clockmaker)

(Simon Willard, Clockmaker)

Auction:
2404
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 16, 2008
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$47$40

(Simon Willard, Clockmaker), Willard, John Ware, A History of Simon Willard, Inventor and Clockmaker, Boston: E.O. Cockayne, 1911, numbered 201 of 500 copies, later cloth, 4to, (toning, library More ...

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse, with 5 1/4-inch silvered dial signed in riband around central rosette David Rittenhouse, Philad.*, eight-point rose with hatched and More ...