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Plutarch (c. AD 46-AD 120) trans. Philemon Holland (1552-1637) The Philosophy. Commonly Called, the Morals.

Plutarch (c. AD 46-AD 120) trans. Philemon Holland (1552-1637) The Philosophy. Commonly Called, the Morals.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$554$450

Plutarch (c. AD 46-AD 120) trans. Philemon Holland (1552-1637) The Philosophy. Commonly Called, the Morals. London: by S[arah] G[riffin] and are to be sold by Abel Roper, 1657. Folio, title page More ...

Blue and White Lobed Jar

Blue and White Lobed Jar

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1264
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Blue and White Lobed Jar, China, with short straight neck and rolled mouth, decorated with four Daoist landscapes in shaped panels, six-character Jiajing mark on base, ht. 9 in. Asian Art Online More ...

18kt Gold and "Forma Livre" Rose Quartz Earrings, Burle Marx

18kt Gold and "Forma Livre" Rose Quartz Earrings, Burle Marx

Auction:
3250T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 14, 2019
Lot:
1251
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

18kt Gold and "Forma Livre" Rose Quartz Earrings, Burle Marx, c. 1970, lg. 1 1/4 in., signed. More ...

14kt Gold Charm Bracelet

14kt Gold Charm Bracelet

Auction:
3250T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 14, 2019
Lot:
1426
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

14kt Gold Charm Bracelet, with six 14kt gold charms including a lion and green stone Buddha, lg. 8 in., 50.5 dwt. More ...

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamatio

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamatio

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamation. The Frailty of Human Nature, the Wants of Individuals, and More ...

Descartes, Rene (1596-1650) Opera Philosophica: Principia Philosophiae; Specimina Philosophiae

Descartes, Rene (1596-1650) Opera Philosophica: Principia Philosophiae; Specimina Philosophiae

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1077
Sold for:
$338$275

Descartes, Rene (1596-1650) Opera Philosophica: Principia Philosophiae; Specimina Philosophiae; [and] Passiones Animae. Amsterdam: Johannem Jansonium Juniorem, 1656. Quarto, three parts in one, with More ...

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Human Understanding.

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Human Understanding.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1125
Sold for:
$677$550

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. London: for Beercroft et al., 1775. Two octavo volumes, portrait frontispiece, in contemporary tan polished calf, green and red gilt 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 ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper. 1) A Treatise on Philosophy and Speech; and 2) A Treatise on Logic and Speech.

Persian Manuscript on Paper. 1) A Treatise on Philosophy and Speech; and 2) A Treatise on Logic and Speech.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1150
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Persian Manuscript on Paper. 1) A Treatise on Philosophy and Speech; and 2) A Treatise on Logic and Speech. Quarto-format manuscript in two parts on wove and laid paper, text in black and red, bound More ...

Plato (c. 428-348 BC) trans. Marsilius Ficino (1433-1499) Opera   [Latin].

Plato (c. 428-348 BC) trans. Marsilius Ficino (1433-1499) Opera [Latin].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Plato (c. 428-348 BC) trans. Marsilius Ficino (1433-1499) Opera [Latin]. Venice: Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona and Simon de Luere, for Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 13 August 1491. Second More ...

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton  , Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden.

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton , Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1197
Sold for:
$27,060$22,000

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton, Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden. London [i.e., Paris]: [Prault], 1738. Second (Nouvelle) edition, octavo, with More ...

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1198
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation. London: Printed for C. Davis and A. Lyon, 1733. First edition, octavo, contents generally good, contemporary calf boards, rebacked, 7 3/4 More ...

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events.

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$431$350

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events. Including: Winthrop's The Lectures on Comets, Read in the Chapel of Harvard-College, Boston: Green & Russell, 1759, octavo, More ...

Luba Gourd Fetish

Luba Gourd Fetish

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1339
Sold for:
$12$10

Luba Gourd Fetish, gourd with a male figure protruding from the top, legs wrapped in mud encased fabric, with feathers attached, the head with a hole for a horn attachment, smooth dark patina to the More ...

Grand Tour Rosso Antico Marble Model of Marcus Aurelius's Column

Grand Tour Rosso Antico Marble Model of Marcus Aurelius's Column

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
506
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Grand Tour Rosso Antico Marble Model of Marcus Aurelius's Column, Italy, late 19th/early 20th century, incised narrative scenes spiral up the column, at top a silvered metal statue, set on marble More ...

Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head

Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
442
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Molded and Polychrome Painted Plaster Phrenology Head, late 19th century, with cut-away showing the brain, regions of the brain and scalp labeled with various senses and attributes, base labeled More ...

Molded Staffordshire Bust of Plato

Molded Staffordshire Bust of Plato

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$923$750

Molded Staffordshire Bust of Plato, England, early 19th century, with bold details and painted surfaces, the back marked "PLATO," (minor imperfections), ht. 12 3/4 in. More ...

Marx Merrymakers Tin Wind-up Toy Band

Marx Merrymakers Tin Wind-up Toy Band

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$369$300

Marx Merrymakers Tin Wind-up Toy Band, early 20th century, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Luba Gourd Fetish

Luba Gourd Fetish

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1475
Unsold
 

Luba Gourd Fetish, gourd with a male figure protruding from the top, legs wrapped in mud encased fabric, with feathers attached, the head with a hole for a horn attachment, smooth dark patina to the More ...

Hume, David (1711-1776) The History of England.

Hume, David (1711-1776) The History of England.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
161
Sold for:
$554$450

Hume, David (1711-1776) The History of England. London: for A. Millar, 1763. Octavo, a new edition, eight volumes, bound in full half leather, marbled paper boards, marbled edges, bindings scuffed, More ...

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786)      Portrait of a Boy

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786) Portrait of a Boy

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786) Portrait of a Boy Unsigned. Pastel on laid paper on board, 17 x 12 1/4 in., in a modern black-painted frame. Condition: Light abrasions on More ...

"Faith/Hope/Charity" Polychrome Painted Framed Optical Sign

"Faith/Hope/Charity" Polychrome Painted Framed Optical Sign

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1319
Sold for:
$677$550

"Faith/Hope/Charity" Polychrome Painted Framed Optical Sign, late 19th century, each word appears depending the angle of view, in a bird's-eye maple frame, overall 14 1/4 x 19 in. More ...

A. Rousseau Bras En L'Air Mystery Clock

A. Rousseau Bras En L'Air Mystery Clock

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

A. Rousseau Bras En L'Air Mystery Clock, late 19th/early 20th century, three spiral finials above the arched crest of pierced fronds, blue and gilt enameled background with a cast brass standing More ...

Two Enameled Porcelain Plaques

Two Enameled Porcelain Plaques

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
216
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Two Enameled Porcelain Plaques, China, 19th/20th century, in the manner of Wang Qi (1884-1937), rectangular, each depicting two Immortals under a tree, inscribed, one framed, plaque size to 15 3/8 x More ...

Carved Hardwood Altar Table

Carved Hardwood Altar Table

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
557
Sold for:
$923$750

Carved Hardwood Altar Table, China, 19th/20th century, the apron and spandrels carved with the Eight Buddhist and Daoist Emblems, with inverted scroll feet, 33 x 62 x 14 1/2 in. More ...

Hanako Nakazato Art Pottery Vessel

Hanako Nakazato Art Pottery Vessel

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1106
Sold for:
$49$40

Hanako Nakazato Art Pottery Vessel, Karatsu, Kyushu, Japan, and Union, Maine, early 21st century, square vessel with rectangular mouth decorated with a spiral design under an iron oxide glaze, More ...

Carved Handled Burl Bowl

Carved Handled Burl Bowl

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
704
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Carved Handled Burl Bowl, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the ovoid bowl with flat base and raised carved handles, ht. 4, lg. 11 3/4, wd. 10 1/4 in. Provenance: Roger Bacon. More ...

Large Ann Plato Needlework Picture of a House, Garden, and Flowers

Large Ann Plato Needlework Picture of a House, Garden, and Flowers

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
741
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Large Ann Plato Needlework Picture of a House, Garden, and Flowers, Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1830-40, depicting a central white clapboard two-story house with flower garden and picket fence in the More ...

Wrought Iron Trammel Candleholder

Wrought Iron Trammel Candleholder

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$492$400

Wrought Iron Trammel Candleholder, 18th century, adjustable ratchet bar with hanging hook and single candle socket, closed lg. 26 1/2 in. Provenance: Roger Bacon. The Collection of Gail & Don More ...