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Charles Alfred Meurer (American, 1865-1955)      Trompe l'Oeil Still Life with Currency, Newspaper Clipping, and Lit Cigar

Charles Alfred Meurer (American, 1865-1955) Trompe l'Oeil Still Life with Currency, Newspaper Clipping, and Lit Cigar

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Charles Alfred Meurer (American, 1865-1955) Trompe l'Oeil Still Life with Currency, Newspaper Clipping, and Lit Cigar Signed and dated "C.A. Meurer/CiN.O. July 91." l.r. Oil on canvas, 11 x 14 More ...

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring, 18th century, the optical illusion depicting two children in a background that forms a skull, 18.00 mm, size 6 1/2. Lots 1- 96 are from the More ...

18kt Gold, Steel, and Onyx "Optical Illusion" Ring, Bulgari

18kt Gold, Steel, and Onyx "Optical Illusion" Ring, Bulgari

Auction:
3136T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 17, 2018
Lot:
1338
Sold for:
$615$500

18kt Gold, Steel, and Onyx "Optical Illusion" Ring, Bulgari, with spinning top, signed, size 7 1/4. More ...

19th Century Zoetrope Wheel of Life

19th Century Zoetrope Wheel of Life

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
474
Sold for:
$615$500

19th Century Zoetrope Wheel of Life, 11-in. dia. green-painted slotted iron cylinder rests on top of the turned mahogany base, with twenty-five paper reels, mostly of animals and acrobats, ht. 15 More ...

Jack Jones (American, 1940-2011)      Trompe l'Oeil

Jack Jones (American, 1940-2011) Trompe l'Oeil

Auction:
2957T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 10, 2016
Lot:
1448
Unsold
 

Jack Jones (American, 1940-2011) Trompe l'Oeil. Signed "Jack Jones" on a trompe l'oeil label painted on the frame, and inscribed "by Jack Jones" on a book cover within the composition l.c. Oil More ...

Habermann, Franz Xavier (1721-1796) Representation du Feu Terrible a Nouvelle Yorck.

Habermann, Franz Xavier (1721-1796) Representation du Feu Terrible a Nouvelle Yorck.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1040
Sold for:
$492$400

Habermann, Franz Xavier (1721-1796) Representation du Feu Terrible a Nouvelle Yorck. [Augsburg: au Negoce commun de l'Academie Imperiale d'Empire des Arts Libereaux, c. 1778]. Double folio More ...

"Thames Tunnel" Optical Illusion Toy

"Thames Tunnel" Optical Illusion Toy

Auction:
2880B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 27, 2016
Lot:
481
Sold for:
$185$150

"Thames Tunnel" Optical Illusion Toy, 19th century, the accordion-fold viewer opens to four lithograph panes to show in apparent three dimensions when viewed through the aperture, a view through the More ...

Pereira, Irene Rice (1902-1971) The Lapis  , Presentation Copy.

Pereira, Irene Rice (1902-1971) The Lapis , Presentation Copy.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
235A
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Pereira, Irene Rice (1902-1971) The Lapis, Presentation Copy. New York: Pereira, 1957. Large folio, limited edition, one of fifty-three numbered copies signed by the author with five original More ...

James Siena (American, b. 1958)      Noiseless

James Siena (American, b. 1958) Noiseless

Auction:
2673B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 20, 2013
Lot:
839
Sold for:
$12,000$10,000

James Siena (American, b. 1958) Noiseless, 1998 Incised title, year, and signature "...1998 James Siena" on the reverse, and identified on a label from Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, on More ...

James Siena (American, b. 1958)      Noiseless

James Siena (American, b. 1958) Noiseless

Auction:
2635B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 01, 2013
Lot:
635
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James Siena (American, b. 1958) Noiseless, 1998 Incised title, year, and signature "...1998 James Siena" on the reverse, and identified on a label from Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, on More ...

Cast Iron "Tammany Bank" and Fourteen Assorted Small Items

Cast Iron "Tammany Bank" and Fourteen Assorted Small Items

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

Cast Iron "Tammany Bank" and Fourteen Assorted Small Items, 18th-19th century, the "Tammany Bank" by Hall & Co., patd. Dec. 23 1873, with Boss Tweed in brown trousers, (usual paint chips, darkened More ...

Chinese Export Porcelain Tea Caddy and Small Platter

Chinese Export Porcelain Tea Caddy and Small Platter

Auction:
2431
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 01, 2008
Lot:
326
Sold for:
$593$500

Chinese Export Porcelain Tea Caddy and Small Platter, early 19th century, the tea caddy with enamel decoration depicting an optical illusion of ladies heads in a round reserve, the small chamfered More ...

Geometric Wool Hooked Rug

Geometric Wool Hooked Rug

Auction:
2397
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 17, 2008
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$770$650

Geometric Wool Hooked Rug, America, early 20th century, with square/diamond optical illusion field with striped border, 30 x 61 in. More ...

"L'Habit fait l'Homme" Optical Transformation Game

"L'Habit fait l'Homme" Optical Transformation Game

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1582
Sold for:
$24,675$21,000

"L'Habit fait l'Homme" Optical Transformation Game, Netherlands, 18th century, comprising unclothed male and female watercolor portrait cards on black grounds, the man depicted on a scroll, adorned More ...

Exhibition-Quality Replica of 1750 Dutch Mechanical Optical Cabinet

Exhibition-Quality Replica of 1750 Dutch Mechanical Optical Cabinet

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1583
Unsold
 

Exhibition-Quality Replica of 1750 Dutch Mechanical Optical Cabinet, by Ivan Roseman, with seven 18th century slides, lacquered-brass going-barrel movement of waisted-shield form with rotating shaft More ...