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  • 10-inch Ebony Boxed Octant

    Lot: 1065
    Sold for: $344$275

    10-inch Ebony Boxed Octant, New York, with brass index arm, inlaid scale reading from 0-100, interior lid paper labels from H. Duren and Demory Gray & W. D. Alder. ...

  • 14-inch Ebony Octant with a Signed Lyman Leadbetter Red-painted Case

    Lot: 415
    Unsold  

    14-inch Ebony Octant with a Signed Lyman Leadbetter Red-painted Case, Vinegorhill, Maine, early 19th century, keystone-shaped case with five-point star, leather strapped hinges and outer edge ...

  • Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 284
    Sold for: $308$250

    Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, ebony frame brass index arm, horizon mirror, sunshades and eyepiece, cross bar plaque reading "Josh. Somalvico & Co. Opticians ...

  • H. Duren 10-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 285
    Sold for: $400$325

    H. Duren 10-inch Ebony Octant, New York, 19th century, with brass index arm, bone scale and vernier read-out, pinnula, horizon mirror and sunshades, central plaque reading "J I M Ray ...

  • H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

    Lot: 286
    Sold for: $461$375

    H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant, 19th century, brass index arm, scale reading 0-100, horizon mirror, and pinnula, all housed in a fitted mahogany case with label reading "H. Highes Optical, ...

  • Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

    Lot: 2035
    Sold for: $277$225

    Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign, 20th century, black- and red-painted wooden sign with fixed index arm, pinnula, and tiled scale, ht. 61 in. ...

  • Lacquered Brass Sextant and an Octant

    Lot: 662
    Sold for: $369$300

    Lacquered Brass Sextant and an Octant, England, early 20th century, both with pierced brass frames with index arms, sighting pinnulas, mirrors, and sunshades, sextant marked on scale arc "J.W. ...

  • Two 19th Century Ebony Octants

    Lot: 663
    Sold for: $461$375

    Two 19th Century Ebony Octants, England, each with brass index arm, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, and sunshade, one marked "E & G. W. Blunt" on the crossbar, housed in the original green-painted ...

  • Two 19th Century New York 12-inch Ebony Octants

    Lot: 664
    Sold for: $554$450

    Two 19th Century New York 12-inch Ebony Octants, with brass index arms, sighting pinnulas, sunshades, and mirrors, one marked "Fry & Shaw/New York," with keystone-shaped box and interior label from ...

  • 19th Century Octant in a Signed Oak Case

    Lot: 666
    Sold for: $369$300

    19th Century Octant in a Signed Oak Case, mahogany frame with brass index arm, mirror, sunshades, and pinnula, scale from 0-100, housed in a keystone-shaped oak case with painted interior reading ...

  • Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 1053
    Sold for: $338$275

    Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, engraved bone scale reading from 0-95 with initials 'SBR' in the center, brass index arm, vernier marked 0-20, and thumbscrew, ...

  • 10-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 1345
    Sold for: $246$200

    10-inch Ebony Octant, 19th century, engraved bone scale reading 0-105, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, and vernier scale from 0-20, brass sighting scope, sighting pinnula, mirror ...

  • 14-inch Rosewood Octant in Red-painted Case

    Lot: 273
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    14-inch Rosewood Octant in Red-painted Case, 19th century, brass indexing arm, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, and sunshades, scale from 0-95, and vernier 0-20, housed in a fitted red-painted ...

  • 18th Century Ebony Octant

    Lot: 275
    Sold for: $2,337$1,900

    18th Century Ebony Octant, possibly South Carolina, 16-in. ebony frame with brass index arm engraved "William Goff/Geo Sonns 1782/ So. Carol." horizon mirror, sunshades, pinnula, and lower scale ...

  • Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

    Lot: 276
    Unsold  

    Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign, 20th century, black- and red-painted wooden sign with fixed index arm, pinnula, and tiled scale, ht. 61 in. ...

  • D. Eggert & Son Ebony Octant

    Lot: 279
    Sold for: $523$425

    D. Eggert & Son Ebony Octant, New York, 19th century, engraved ivory scale reading 0-105, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, vernier from 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror magnifier, sunshades, ...

  • Nautical Painted Trade Sign

    Lot: 284
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Nautical Painted Trade Sign, arch-top wooden painted sign with a black ground, applied edge molding, and an octant, telescope and globe, reading in part "Naval/Charts/Globes Ships Provisioned," ht. ...

  • Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 1496
    Unsold  

    Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, engraved bone scale reading from 0-95 with initials 'SBR' in the center, brass index arm, vernier marked 0-20, and thumbscrew, ...

  • Two Ebony Boxed Octants

    Lot: 1877
    Sold for: $308$250

    Two Ebony Boxed Octants, 19th century, both with horizon mirror, sunshades, and brass index arm with vernier scale, one marked "Walker Liverpool," with retail label reading in part "Chas C. ...

  • 16-inch Radius Rosewood Octant

    Lot: 971
    Sold for: $584$475

    16-inch Radius Rosewood Octant, the index arm terminating in brass with lock-down knob, ivory scale marked 0-90, sighting pinnula, mirrors, and colored filters, maker's boss or plaque illegible, all ...

  • James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 971A
    Sold for: $369$300

    James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant, H. Duren, New York, 19th century, engraved ivory scale reading 0-100, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, vernier from 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror ...

  • 15-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 1121A
    Sold for: $431$350

    15-inch Ebony Octant, 19th century, with ivory scale calibrated 0-90, brass index arm, locking thumbscrew, and ivory vernier reading 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror magnifier, sun shades, unmarked ...

  • James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 1122A
    Sold for: $400$325

    James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant, H. Duren, New York, 19th century, engraved ivory scale reading 0-100, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, vernier from 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror ...

  • E. & C.W. Blunt 8-inch Brass Octant

    Lot: 1123
    Sold for: $677$550

    E. & C.W. Blunt 8-inch Brass Octant, New York, 19th century, inset silvered scale calculated 0-105, index arm with vernier, lock-down screw and magnifier, 3-in. sighting scope, horizon mirror, sun ...

  • E. & G.W. Blunt 11-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 1123A
    Sold for: $431$350

    E. & G.W. Blunt 11-inch Ebony Octant, New York, 19th century, engraved ivory scale reading 0-110, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, vernier from 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror magnifier, ...

  • Spencer Browning and Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 310
    Sold for: $400$325

    Spencer Browning and Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, bone scale calibrated 0-95, brass index arm with vernier, sighting pinnula, sun shades, cross-arm bone boss reading: Spencer ...

  • Ebony and Brass 10-inch Octant in Wooden Case

    Lot: 159
    Sold for: $369$300

    Ebony and Brass 10-inch Octant in Wooden Case, Spencer, Browning and Rust, London, England, early 19th century, with plaque engraved as above, brass index arm with vernier, sunshades, and horizon ...

  • Inlaid Brass and Mahogany Octant

    Lot: 226
    Sold for: $738$600

    Inlaid Brass and Mahogany Octant, probably New England, early 19th century, the arched crossbar inlaid with a panel inscribed "ELPALET LORING," and inlaid arc numbered 0-95, (minor imperfections), ...

  • Dora Maar (French, 1907-1997) Untitled (Oscar Dominguez Sculpture)

    Lot: 66
    Sold for: $615$500

    Dora Maar (French, 1907-1997) Untitled (Oscar Dominguez Sculpture), 1936. Unsigned, identified on a label affixed to the mount. Glossy gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 9 x 5 1/8 in. (22.8 ...

  • H. Hemsley 12-inch Ebony Octant

    Lot: 236
    Sold for: $492$400

    H. Hemsley 12-inch Ebony Octant, 19th century, London, brass index arm with bone vernier scale from 0-20 with thumbscrew lock, arc reading 0-95, cross-arm bone boss reading as above, sighting ...