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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 ...

Pressed Burl "CRANOLOGIE DE DOCTEUR GALL" Snuff Box

Pressed Burl "CRANOLOGIE DE DOCTEUR GALL" Snuff Box

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3083
Sold for:
$400$325

Pressed Burl "CRANOLOGIE DE DOCTEUR GALL" Snuff Box, early 19th century, the friction-fit lid embellished with relief-carved numbered skulls and inscribed, the bottom inscribed with a list of More ...

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust, delicately rendered life-size painted plaster bust with incised divisions of the cranium, each section labeled with numerals, base reading "Phrenology," ht. 13 More ...

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
554
Sold for:
$800$650

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head, London, England, 19th century, cranium divided by ink lines into areas representing the sentiments, with maker's title on the front and his inscription on the More ...

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letter, with Manuscript Additions, [March 1940.]

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letter, with Manuscript Additions, [March 1940.]

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letter, with Manuscript Additions, [March 1940.] Five sheets with 1 1/2 spaced-type covering all five pages. To George J. Apostolos, describing end-of-the year More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$84,000$70,000

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837. One folded wove paper bifolium inscribed on four pages, congressional stationery. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864), thanking More ...

Hume, David (1711-1776) and (Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 1712-1778)

Hume, David (1711-1776) and (Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 1712-1778)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$18,368$15,500

Hume, David (1711-1776) and (Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 1712-1778), Autograph letter signed, October 25, 1767, one page, to the Secretary of State's office, St. James, one page, concerning the failure More ...