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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 ...

Carved Wood Phrenology Head

Carved Wood Phrenology Head

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
555
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Carved Wood Phrenology Head, New England, life-size painted and carved wood bust with incised labeled regions of the cranium, eyes painted brown, and mounted to a mahogany cove-molded base, ht. 12 More ...

Charles Pickman Ceramic Phrenology Bust

Charles Pickman Ceramic Phrenology Bust

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
559
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Charles Pickman Ceramic Phrenology Bust, Seville, Spain, c. 1850, life-size bust with labeled regions of the cranium reading in Spanish, marked "Cubi, del Picazo esculturo/Cartuja Sevilla," ht. 15 More ...

Medicine, Psychology, Public Health, Social Science, Twenty Pamphlets, 1830-1942.

Medicine, Psychology, Public Health, Social Science, Twenty Pamphlets, 1830-1942.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$492$400

Medicine, Psychology, Public Health, Social Science, Twenty Pamphlets, 1830-1942. Including: Allison's On Motives which Govern the Criminal Acts of the Insane, 1892; Beckwith's The Annual Address to More ...

Phrenology, Four Volumes.

Phrenology, Four Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
415
Sold for:
$369$300

Phrenology, Four Volumes. Including: The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Philadelphia: by A. Waldie, 1839, octavo, bound in contemporary half red morocco; Examination of the More ...

Porcelain Phrenology Head

Porcelain Phrenology Head

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) Four Titles Bound Together, 1827-1829.

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) Four Titles Bound Together, 1827-1829.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$369$300

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) Four Titles Bound Together, 1827-1829. Including: Phrenological Illustrations, London: by Cruikshank et al., 1827; Illustrations of Time, London: by the Artist, More ...

Plaster Phrenology Head by L.N. Fowler and Three Phrenological Journals

Plaster Phrenology Head by L.N. Fowler and Three Phrenological Journals

Auction:
2802T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 21, 2015
Lot:
1164
Sold for:
$400$325

Plaster Phrenology Head by L.N. Fowler and Three Phrenological Journals, America, 19th century, cranium displaying the phrenological faculties in printed paper labels, blue colored eyes, lower More ...

Children's Books, Including Kate Greenaway Titles.

Children's Books, Including Kate Greenaway Titles.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
165
Sold for:
$308$250

Children's Books, Including Kate Greenaway Titles. Two copies of Greenaway's Alphabet; Almanacks for 1883, 1884, and 1894; the four-card set, Calendar of the Seasons, for 1881; and a copy of her More ...

Glazed Chalkware Phrenology Head

Glazed Chalkware Phrenology Head

Auction:
2743T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2014
Lot:
1431
Sold for:
$369$300

Glazed Chalkware Phrenology Head, America, late 19th century, with paper label "PHRENOLOGY" affixed to the front edge, and "FOWLERS & WELLS" label on back, (repaired), ht. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Large Group of Ceramic Pharmaceutical Jars and Bottles

Large Group of Ceramic Pharmaceutical Jars and Bottles

Auction:
2708T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Feb 25, 2014
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$554$450

Large Group of Ceramic Pharmaceutical Jars and Bottles, 20th century, a large Staffordshire style pedestal-type "Leech" jar with blue and gold paint, stoneware jugs with paper labels, medicinal More ...

Two Phrenology Heads and a Palmistry Hand

Two Phrenology Heads and a Palmistry Hand

Auction:
2672M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2013
Lot:
1126
Sold for:
$180$150

Two Phrenology Heads and a Palmistry Hand, late 20th century, the larger head modeled after a design by L.N. Fowler, (minor imperfections), ht. to 12, wd. to 6, dp. to 6 in. More ...

Staffordshire Fowler's   Phrenology Bust

Staffordshire Fowler's Phrenology Bust

Auction:
2645B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 06, 2013
Lot:
809
Sold for:
$570$475

Staffordshire Fowler's Phrenology Bust, England, 19th century, brown printed and blue enamel trimmed, titled and inscribed on the sides and reverse, ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Farmer's Library

Farmer's Library

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
944
Sold for:
$74$60

Farmer's Library. London: Charles Knight, [n.d.] In two volumes, illustrated, bound in three quarter leather. Together with: Amos Dean's Lectures on Phrenology, Albany, 1834, in cloth. More ...

Group of Mostly 19th Century Printed Paper Broadsides, Trade Fairs, and Periodicals

Group of Mostly 19th Century Printed Paper Broadsides, Trade Fairs, and Periodicals

Auction:
2521M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2010
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

Group of Mostly 19th Century Printed Paper Broadsides, Trade Fairs, and Periodicals, including broadsides on phrenology, trade advertisements for painters, photographers, ball invitations and More ...

J.G. Spurzheim M.D., Phrenology or the Doctrine of the Mental Phenomena

J.G. Spurzheim M.D., Phrenology or the Doctrine of the Mental Phenomena

Auction:
2504
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2010
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$36$30

J.G. Spurzheim M.D., Phrenology or the Doctrine of the Mental Phenomena, third American edition, 1834, vol. I and II, rebound cloth. More ...

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Collectable and Decorative Items

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Collectable and Decorative Items

Auction:
2492
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 20, 2010
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$89$75

Eleven Assorted Ceramic Collectable and Decorative Items, a set of three small phrenology heads, two RCA Victor Nipper shakers, an egg cup, butter dish, floral decorated vase, Doulton porcelain More ...

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878)

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$119$100

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878), Two titles, Phrenological Illustrations, London: published by the author, 1826, with six colored plates, oblong folio, wraps, (disbound, significant edge chipping, More ...

Polychrome-painted Canvas "ASTROLOGY" Circus Banner

Polychrome-painted Canvas "ASTROLOGY" Circus Banner

Auction:
2468
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 09, 2009
Lot:
419
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

Polychrome-painted Canvas "ASTROLOGY" Circus Banner, "Driver Bros. Inc. Chicago, Ill.", early to mid-20th century, incorrectly titled, the banner painted with a man's head with phrenology diagram of More ...

Carved and Painted Wooden Phrenology Head Model

Carved and Painted Wooden Phrenology Head Model

Auction:
2460
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 07, 2009
Lot:
534
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Carved and Painted Wooden Phrenology Head Model, America, late 19th century, the head with inset glass eyes, (minor paint wear), ht. 9 3/4 in. More ...

Four Modern Phrenology, Palmistry, Acupuncture, and Medical Study Objects

Four Modern Phrenology, Palmistry, Acupuncture, and Medical Study Objects

Auction:
2331
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 08, 2006
Lot:
143
Sold for:
$147$125

Four Modern Phrenology, Palmistry, Acupuncture, and Medical Study Objects, including pottery and plastic. More ...

Porcelain Phrenology Head by L.N. Fowler

Porcelain Phrenology Head by L.N. Fowler

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$294$250

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

Ceramic Phrenology Head Inkwell

Ceramic Phrenology Head Inkwell

Auction:
2280
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 16, 2005
Lot:
756
Sold for:
$441$375

Ceramic Phrenology Head Inkwell, late 19th/early 20th century, the white head with gilt enamel diagramming, on scrolled base with central well, flanked by smaller pen rest wells, on square base, More ...

System of Phrenology

System of Phrenology

Auction:
2290
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 17, 2005
Lot:
663A
Sold for:
$82$70

System of Phrenology, George Combe, More ...

Replica Fowler Phrenology Bust

Replica Fowler Phrenology Bust

Auction:
2254
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 28, 2004
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$35$30

Replica Fowler Phrenology Bust, late 20th More ...

Group of Assorted Medical Devices and Tools

Group of Assorted Medical Devices and Tools

Auction:
2215
Auction:
Sale #2215 - Oct 23, 2003
Lot:
926
Sold for:
$235$200

Group of Assorted Medical Devices and Tools, including phrenology bust, thermometer, blood pressure gauge, surgical tools, an abacus, More ...

Carved and Incised Ivory Phrenology Cane

Carved and Incised Ivory Phrenology Cane

Auction:
2223
Auction:
Sale #2223 - Oct 04, 2003
Lot:
30
Unsold
 

Carved and Incised Ivory Phrenology Cane, the handle formed as the model of a head, incised and black stained with zones of the head and their associations as put forward by the 18th century German More ...