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Continental Baroque-style Giltwood Torchiere

Continental Baroque-style Giltwood Torchiere

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2001
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Continental Baroque-style Giltwood Torchiere, large drip cup surmounting a fluted pedestal extending to heavily carved urn atop a tripartite base of acanthus-carved scrolling feet terminating in More ...

Three Panels of Directoire-style Wallpaper Printed by Louis W. Bowen

Three Panels of Directoire-style Wallpaper Printed by Louis W. Bowen

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2036
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Three Panels of Directoire-style Wallpaper Printed by Louis W. Bowen, design attributed to Lanette Scheeline, America, mid-20th century, depicting a street scene with figures and horses promenading More ...

Painted Pine Chest

Painted Pine Chest

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2068
Estimate:
$350 - $450

Painted Pine Chest, Sweden, c. 1815, domed rectangular lid over conforming case, iron strapwork, blue polychrome decoration with flowering vine motif, vacant interior with till, molded base, More ...

Large Group of Mostly Christopher Radko Blown Glass Christmas Ornaments

Large Group of Mostly Christopher Radko Blown Glass Christmas Ornaments

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2070
Estimate:
$20 - $200

Large Group of Mostly Christopher Radko Blown Glass Christmas Ornaments, including a 1996 "Russian Rhapsody," two 1997 "Regency Santa," a 1998 "Six Geese A Laying," assorted Disney characters, More ...

Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Card Table

Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Card Table

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2349
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Card Table, probably Massachusetts, early 19th century, the rectangular top with ovolo corners and projecting center above a conforming skirt with long inlaid oval More ...

Bronte, Charlotte (1816-1855), Emily (1818-1848), and Anne (1820-1849) The Works.

Bronte, Charlotte (1816-1855), Emily (1818-1848), and Anne (1820-1849) The Works.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1110
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Bronte, Charlotte (1816-1855), Emily (1818-1848), and Anne (1820-1849) The Works. London: J.M. Dent, 1893. Twelve octavo volumes, with illustrations by Greig and ornaments by Tilney, uniformly bound More ...

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) Vida, y Hechos del Ingenioso Caballero D. Quixote de la Mancha. Nueva Ediccion, Corregida, Il

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) Vida, y Hechos del Ingenioso Caballero D. Quixote de la Mancha. Nueva Ediccion, Corregida, Il

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1120
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) Vida, y Hechos del Ingenioso Caballero D. Quixote de la Mancha. Nueva Ediccion, Corregida, Ilustrada, y Anadida. [Madrid?]: [Imprenta Real?], [167-?]. Two More ...

Two Cased Scroll Paintings.     Estimate $400-600

Two Cased Scroll Paintings. Estimate $400-600

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1168
Unsold
 

Two Cased Scroll Paintings. More ...

Neoclassical-style Gilt-composite Mirror

Neoclassical-style Gilt-composite Mirror

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1227
Sold for:
$135$110

Neoclassical-style Gilt-composite Mirror, acanthus crest over a serpentine arched rectangular glass highlighted with a rondel, ht. 51 1/4, wd. 24 1/4 in. More ...

Large Group of Mostly Christopher Radko Christmas Ornaments

Large Group of Mostly Christopher Radko Christmas Ornaments

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1317
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Large Group of Mostly Christopher Radko Christmas Ornaments, including a 1996 "Esquire Santa," a limited edition Schaller Family papier-mache and plaster Santa, numerous retailed by FAO Schwarz with More ...

Antique 18kt Gold and Pink Topaz Day/Night Earrings

Antique 18kt Gold and Pink Topaz Day/Night Earrings

Auction:
3106B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 15, 2018
Lot:
77
Unsold
 

Antique 18kt Gold and Pink Topaz Day/Night Earrings, Continental, c. 1840, set with circular- and pear-shape pink topaz, geometric mounts with scroll and foliate motifs, lg. 2 3/8 in., hallmarks. More ...

Edwardian 14kt Gold and Enamel Powder Box, Tiffany & Co.

Edwardian 14kt Gold and Enamel Powder Box, Tiffany & Co.

Auction:
3106B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 15, 2018
Lot:
137
Unsold
 

Edwardian 14kt Gold and Enamel Powder Box, Tiffany & Co., with guilloche enamel and platinum and diamond mount, opening to a mirrored compartment, 33.4 dwt, dia. 1 7/8 in., signed. More ...

Sterling Silver Bracelet, Ed Wiener

Sterling Silver Bracelet, Ed Wiener

Auction:
3106B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 15, 2018
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Sterling Silver Bracelet, Ed Wiener, c. 1951, interior cir. 7 1/2 in., signed. Note: A similar bracelet is pictured in Structure and Ornament: American Modernist Jewelry 1940-1960, by Fifty-50, More ...

Copper and Brass "Modern Cuff" Bracelet, Art Smith

Copper and Brass "Modern Cuff" Bracelet, Art Smith

Auction:
3106B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 15, 2018
Lot:
220
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Copper and Brass "Modern Cuff" Bracelet, Art Smith, c. 1948, the large cuff of open abstract form, interior cir. approx. 7 in., signed. Note: This bracelet appeared on the cover of Structure and More ...

18kt Gold Pendant on Cord, Georg Jensen

18kt Gold Pendant on Cord, Georg Jensen

Auction:
3105T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 08, 2018
Lot:
1243A
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

18kt Gold Pendant on Cord, Georg Jensen, three polished gold segments forming an abstract fleur de lis, designed and signed by Minas Spirdis, completed by a black cord, lg. 32 in. More ...

Jamacoaque Terra-cotta Standing Shaman

Jamacoaque Terra-cotta Standing Shaman

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
1
Unsold
 

Jamacoaque Terra-cotta Standing Shaman, c. AD 500- 1000, the figure holding a bag in one hand and an implement in the other, wearing a long garment, with a necklace, nose ornament, earrings, and More ...

Nayarit Standing Couple

Nayarit Standing Couple

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
7
Unsold
 

Nayarit Standing Couple, Protoclassic, 100 BC-AD 250, the male holding a fan while the female holds an olla, both with nose and ear ornamentation, mouths open and expressive, painted in reddish More ...

Jalisco Standing Female Figure

Jalisco Standing Female Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
12
Unsold
 

Jalisco Standing Female Figure, Protoclassic, c. 100 BC-AD 250, thick-set standing female figure resting an olla on her left shoulder, wearing a hat, has a larger nose with ornament beneath and More ...

Cheyenne Strike-a-Lite Bag

Cheyenne Strike-a-Lite Bag

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$984$800

Cheyenne Strike-a-Lite Bag, c. 1870s, hide sewn together, ornamented with beads, tin cones, larger brass beads and a button, 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. More ...

Quilled Elk Dreamer Society Pouch or Hair Ornament,

Quilled Elk Dreamer Society Pouch or Hair Ornament,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Quilled Elk Dreamer Society Pouch or Hair Ornament, Sioux, c. 1870s, old label on verso reads: "scalp lock of Capt Jack. Modoc Indian, brought from his wife by Capt. F.H.E. Ebstein, 1871, and given More ...

Arapaho Strike-a-Lite Bag

Arapaho Strike-a-Lite Bag

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Arapaho Strike-a-Lite Bag, c. 1870s, with harness leather, hide thongs with two large beads, ornamented with trade beads, tin cones and an elk tooth, 5 1/2 x 3 in. More ...

Eskimo Feast Bowl with Walrus Ivory Whale Ornament

Eskimo Feast Bowl with Walrus Ivory Whale Ornament

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
318
Unsold
 

Eskimo Feast Bowl with Walrus Ivory Whale Ornament, 19th century, with native repairs, encrusted patina, 16 x 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Ohio State Historical Society; Ohio State University Museum; More ...

S. Willard-style Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

S. Willard-style Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$369$300

S. Willard-style Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, mahogany case with gilt rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, throat glass flanked by brass side ornaments, cast brass bezel over the More ...

Lemuel Curtis Mahogany and Parcel-gilt Girandole Clock

Lemuel Curtis Mahogany and Parcel-gilt Girandole Clock

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$34,440$28,000

Lemuel Curtis Mahogany and Parcel-gilt Girandole Clock, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1816, giltwood carved eagle above the 8-in. convex roman numeral painted iron dial with raised dot decoration on More ...

Martin Cheney Wood-front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Martin Cheney Wood-front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
161
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Martin Cheney Wood-front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Windsor, Vermont, c. 1805, mahogany veneered case with carved wood finial and plinth over the painted iron roman numeral dial marked "M. More ...

18th Century Diminutive Iron Bench Vise

18th Century Diminutive Iron Bench Vise

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$185$150

18th Century Diminutive Iron Bench Vise, Europe, fleur-de-lis bench mount with two small protruding pins for additional security, ht. 5 1/2 in. Literature: Codes & Symbols of European Tools, p. More ...

Large Cross-cut Saw

Large Cross-cut Saw

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$123$100

Large Cross-cut Saw, Switzerland, 60-in. iron blade with simple decorated scrollwork, marked on both sides "IGT," and illegible date, possibly 1741. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

18th Century Eucharist Bread Iron

18th Century Eucharist Bread Iron

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
236
Unsold
 

18th Century Eucharist Bread Iron, France, tapering handles terminating in a pair of iron plates with one side engraved with fleur-de-lis, Easter lamb holding a cross, and signed "FhL 1749," the More ...

Two Wrought Iron Betty Lamps

Two Wrought Iron Betty Lamps

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$215$175

Two Wrought Iron Betty Lamps, Europe, 19th century, scroll decoration, two with drip pans, ht. 12 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

18th Century Wrought Iron Compass

18th Century Wrought Iron Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$246$200

18th Century Wrought Iron Compass, France, 31 1/2-in. legs with tapered points, and a fleur-de-lis decorated hinge. Literature: Codes & Symbols of European Tools, pp. 43, 155. Provenance: The More ...