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George III Sterling Silver Tea Urn

George III Sterling Silver Tea Urn

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$738$600

George III Sterling Silver Tea Urn, London, 1816-17, indistinct maker's mark, urn-form with lion head spout, ht. 13 1/4 in., approx. 31.6 troy oz. More ...

Pair of Copper Candlesticks

Pair of Copper Candlesticks

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
72
Unsold
 

Pair of Copper Candlesticks, early 20th century, column composed of bands of gently twisting copper recurving at top and at base forming four feet, ht. 12 1/2, base dia. 7 in. More ...

Jun Kaneko Pitcher

Jun Kaneko Pitcher

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Jun Kaneko Pitcher, Japan/United States, dated 1973, abstract design in cobalt blue, signed "Kaneko '73," ht. 8 in. More ...

Tommy Simpson "Bits and Pieces" Side Table

Tommy Simpson "Bits and Pieces" Side Table

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$800$650

Tommy Simpson "Bits and Pieces" Side Table, New Preston, Connecticut, 2016, wood and brass-nailed zinc, signed, ht. 30, dia. 29 in. More ...

Two Rik Allen Art Glass Sculptures

Two Rik Allen Art Glass Sculptures

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
588
Unsold
 

Two Rik Allen Art Glass Sculptures, United States, early 21st century, Amphora, ink signature "SCAVO 2001," purchased from Vetri Glass, Seattle, Washington, ht. 8 3/4; and Cobalt Cyclone, incised More ...

Two Ben Sewell Art Glass Sculptures

Two Ben Sewell Art Glass Sculptures

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
593
Unsold
 

Two Ben Sewell Art Glass Sculptures, Australia, 2003, blown glass, both signed and dated, ht. 11 1/2, 18 1/2, wd. 9 1/2, 5 1/2, dp. 3 1/2, 5 1/2 in. Note: A native of Australia, Ben Sewell More ...

Three Modern Art Glass Sculptures

Three Modern Art Glass Sculptures

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
606
Unsold
 

Three Modern Art Glass Sculptures, one c. 2005, with folded rim in yellow with streaks of red and a green band around the base, a basket form with orange red and green bands on a hexagonal base, and More ...

Mixed Bordeaux, 4 bottles

Mixed Bordeaux, 4 bottles

Auction:
3264T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Jun 18, 2019
Lot:
1151
Unsold
 

Mixed Bordeaux Chateau Beychevelle 1971 (1 bt) u: high shoulder, oxidation to capsule, light bin soil Chateau Palmer 1978 (1 bt) u: high shoulder, corrosion, oxidation and wear to capsule, bin More ...

Mahogany Corner Chair

Mahogany Corner Chair

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1183
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Mahogany Corner Chair, 18th century, the backrest above two shaped splats and flames-titch-upholstered slip seat, frontal cabriole leg and three tapering legs ending in pad feet joined by turned More ...

Manganese-decorated Redware Mug

Manganese-decorated Redware Mug

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1276
Sold for:
$98$80

Manganese-decorated Redware Mug, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, barrel form with ribbed top and bottom, applied strap handle, ht. 5 1/2 in. More ...

Manganese-decorated Redware Stew Pot

Manganese-decorated Redware Stew Pot

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1279
Sold for:
$123$100

Manganese-decorated Redware Stew Pot, Pennsylvania, 19th century, with pouring spout and strap handle, lid with button knop, ht. 5 in. More ...

Manganese-decorated Redware Jar

Manganese-decorated Redware Jar

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1280
Sold for:
$197$160

Manganese-decorated Redware Jar, Pennsylvania, 19th century, ovoid form with tooled shoulder and flaring mouth, ht. 5 5/8 in. More ...

Two Black-painted Oval Pantry Boxes

Two Black-painted Oval Pantry Boxes

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1342
Sold for:
$984$800

Two Black-painted Oval Pantry Boxes, America, 19th century, with finger-lapped seams secured with copper tacks, wd. to 7 3/4 in. More ...

Red- and White-painted Cast Iron Heart-form Windmill Weight

Red- and White-painted Cast Iron Heart-form Windmill Weight

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1438
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Red- and White-painted Cast Iron Heart-form Windmill Weight, America, late 19th century, with custom stand, ht. 9 3/4, wd. 9 1/4 in. More ...

Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Crock

Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Crock

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1563
Sold for:
$135$110

Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Crock, Upstate New York, late 20th century the front decorated with a pecking chicken, ht. 11, dia. 8 1/2 in. Note: This crock is believed to be one of the many styles More ...

Cast Iron and Steel Fish-form Steelyard

Cast Iron and Steel Fish-form Steelyard

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1648
Sold for:
$277$225

Cast Iron and Steel Fish-form Steelyard, 19th century, with molded body and scale details, graduated arm and cast iron counterweight, lg. 17 1/4 in. More ...

Carved Fruitwood Shoe-form Inkwell

Carved Fruitwood Shoe-form Inkwell

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1667
Sold for:
$123$100

Carved Fruitwood Shoe-form Inkwell, 19th century, the lid carved to show the shoe filled with walnuts, opening to a nickel-plated inkwell, lg. 7 in. More ...

Timby Patent Stick Barometer

Timby Patent Stick Barometer

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1733
Unsold
 

Timby Patent Stick Barometer, Worcester, Massachusetts, mid-19th century, mahogany case with window to view scale inscribed "Timby's/Patent?Nov. 3rd/1857," ht. 38 1/4 in. Note: Barometers More ...

Two Rebekah Beehive Staffs with Bases

Two Rebekah Beehive Staffs with Bases

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1822
Unsold
 

Two Rebekah Beehive Staffs with Bases, America, late 19th/early 20th century, one with turned and gold-painted beehive top on an octagonal gold-painted shaft and gold-painted cast iron base; the More ...

Nickel-mounted Violin Bow

Nickel-mounted Violin Bow

Auction:
3260B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Jun 02, 2019
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$523$425

Nickel-mounted Violin Bow, the round stick stamped HOYER HP PARISER and GERMANY, weight 59.6 grams. Provenance: The collection of Kurt Lothar Meisel. More ...

English Silver-mounted Violin Bow

English Silver-mounted Violin Bow

Auction:
3260B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Jun 02, 2019
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$615$500

English Silver-mounted Violin Bow, the octagonal stick stamped GEO. WITHERS & SONS, bearing the catalog number 1043, weight 64.3 grams. Provenance: The collection of Arnold R. Bone. More ...

JoAnne Russo "Tribal Vessel" Basket

JoAnne Russo "Tribal Vessel" Basket

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1155
Sold for:
$1,107$900

JoAnne Russo "Tribal Vessel" Basket, United States, 2005, woven natural fibers with porcupine quills applied with magnets, ht. 17 1/4, approx. dia. 14 1/2 in. More ...

18kt Gold and Rose Quartz Zodiac Pendant, Mario Buccellati

18kt Gold and Rose Quartz Zodiac Pendant, Mario Buccellati

Auction:
3250T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 14, 2019
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$1,046$850

18kt Gold and Rose Quartz Zodiac Pendant, Mario Buccellati, depicting Leo, lg. 2 in., signed. More ...

Margaret Jordan Patterson (American, 1867-1950)      Lone Pine at Sunset

Margaret Jordan Patterson (American, 1867-1950) Lone Pine at Sunset

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Margaret Jordan Patterson (American, 1867-1950) Lone Pine at Sunset. Signed "Margaret Patterson" in pencil within the image l.r. Color woodcut on paper, image/sheet size 7 1/4 x 10 1/8 in. (18.4 More ...

William Scott (British, 1913-1989)      Cobalt Predominates

William Scott (British, 1913-1989) Cobalt Predominates

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$800$650

William Scott (British, 1913-1989) Cobalt Predominates, from The Alexandra Suite, 1972, edition of 72, printed by Kelpra Studios, London. Signed and dated "W. SCOTT 72" in pencil within the More ...

Curie, Marie (1867-1934) Signed Photograph and Autograph Note Signed, 1921.

Curie, Marie (1867-1934) Signed Photograph and Autograph Note Signed, 1921.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$28,290$23,000

Curie, Marie (1867-1934) Signed Photograph and Autograph Note Signed, 1921. Henri Manuel's (1874-1947) black-and-white photographic portrait of Curie in a patterned blouse and dark jacket, signed More ...

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) Istoria e Dimostrazioni Intorno alle Macchie Solari e Loro Accidenti.

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) Istoria e Dimostrazioni Intorno alle Macchie Solari e Loro Accidenti.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1103
Sold for:
$24,600$20,000

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) Istoria e Dimostrazioni Intorno alle Macchie Solari e Loro Accidenti. Rome: Giacomo Mascardi, 1613. First edition, quarto, two parts in one volume, illustrated with More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$43,050$35,000

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. London: Printed for Sam. Smith, and Benj. Walford, 1704. First edition, first More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1135
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. Cambridge: [printed by Cornelius Crownfield at the University Press], 1713. Second edition, one of 750 copies printed, More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1136
Sold for:
$923$750

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. London: for H.D. Symonds, 1803. The first complete English translation of Newton's Principia, and first English More ...