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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 ...

Needlework on Fabric Palm-reading Chart

Needlework on Fabric Palm-reading Chart

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1368
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Needlework on Fabric Palm-reading Chart, America, late 19th century, worked in silk threads, areas of the palm and finger sections indicated by symbols associated with Palmistry, in a mahogany More ...

Ramesey, William (1627-1675) Astrologia Restaurata; or Astrologie Restored: Being an Introduction to the General and Chief Part of the

Ramesey, William (1627-1675) Astrologia Restaurata; or Astrologie Restored: Being an Introduction to the General and Chief Part of the

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Ramesey, William (1627-1675) Astrologia Restaurata; or Astrologie Restored: Being an Introduction to the General and Chief Part of the Language of the Stars. London: for Robert White, 1653. First 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 ...

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 ...

Emil Meier (Czech, b. 1877)       Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Girl with Flowers

Emil Meier (Czech, b. 1877) Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Girl with Flowers

Auction:
2645B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 06, 2013
Lot:
681
Sold for:
$600$500

Emil Meier (Czech, b. 1877) Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Girl with Flowers, cast wearing a bonnet, carrying a basket of flowers in each hand, and on a naturalistic bronze base with flowers, with More ...

Blagrave, Joseph (1610-1682) Blagrave's Introduction to Astrology

Blagrave, Joseph (1610-1682) Blagrave's Introduction to Astrology

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$308$250

Blagrave, Joseph (1610-1682) Blagrave's Introduction to Astrology. London: by Tyler & Holt for Obadiah Blagrave, 1682. Octavo, with engraved portrait frontispiece mounted, lacking the final leaf 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 ...

Large Framed Celestial Map

Large Framed Celestial Map

Auction:
2579B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 14, 2012
Lot:
707
Sold for:
$474$400

Large Framed Celestial Map, 18th/19th century, the engraving depicting a detail of constellations including Ursa Major and Gemini, with illustration of the astrological clusters of Leo and Cancer, More ...

Lot of Twenty-seven Photographs, Including Historical 19th/20th Century Views, Movie Press Stills, and Promotions c. 1942, and Works...

Lot of Twenty-seven Photographs, Including Historical 19th/20th Century Views, Movie Press Stills, and Promotions c. 1942, and Works...

Auction:
2570M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2011
Lot:
995
Sold for:
$110$90

Lot of Twenty-seven Photographs, Including Historical 19th/20th Century Views, Movie Press Stills, and Promotions c. 1942, and Works by Sam Kash, historical views include scenes of the HMS More ...

Yorubi Divination Tray, Iron Hand-forged Lamp, and an Ancestor Mask.

Yorubi Divination Tray, Iron Hand-forged Lamp, and an Ancestor Mask.

Auction:
2540M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 17, 2011
Lot:
632
Sold for:
$59$50

Yorubi Divination Tray, Iron Hand-forged Lamp, and an Ancestor Mask. More ...

Ten African Wood and Metal Items

Ten African Wood and Metal Items

Auction:
2540M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 17, 2011
Lot:
660A
Sold for:
$267$225

Ten African Wood and Metal Items, includes two masks, two divination trays, etc. 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 ...

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 ...

Group of Apothecary, Homeopathic, and Other Medical Items

Group of Apothecary, Homeopathic, and Other Medical Items

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
635
Sold for:
$350$350

Group of Apothecary, Homeopathic, and Other Medical Items, including a walnut boxed homeopathic kit with approximately sixty glass bottles, a leather medical bag with blood pressure device and other More ...

Early Homeopathic Medical Case

Early Homeopathic Medical Case

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
151
Sold for:
$176$150

Early Homeopathic Medical Case, the brass-bound leather-covered wood case with studded decoration, incised patterns, vacant plaque, and carrying handle, containing two double tiers of approximately More ...

Coin-Operated "Happy Home" Fortune Teller

Coin-Operated "Happy Home" Fortune Teller

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
564
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

Coin-Operated "Happy Home" Fortune Teller, posibly Caille, early 20th century, in the form of a house with original folk art-inspired pained decoration, the electric motor causing a light to appear More ...

Group of Quack Medicine Bottles

Group of Quack Medicine Bottles

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$235$200

Group of Quack Medicine Bottles, mainly 19th century, many with labels. More ...

Early Homeopathic Medical Case

Early Homeopathic Medical Case

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
241
Unsold
 

Early Homeopathic Medical Case, the brass-bound leather-covered wood case with studded decoration, incised patterns, vacant plaque, and carrying handle, containing two double tiers of approximately 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 ...

Karl Griesbaum Whistling Figure of Dr. Eisenbarth

Karl Griesbaum Whistling Figure of Dr. Eisenbarth

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$588$500

Karl Griesbaum Whistling Figure of Dr. Eisenbarth, the carved and painted figure with prominent beard and spectacles, holding a surgical knife in his left hand, a polyp hook in the pocket of his More ...

Medical Instruments

Medical Instruments

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
639
Sold for:
$176$150

Medical Instruments, both with turned wood handles, blades and butterfly-wing adjustment, one stamped H & R Bokes, lg. 16 in., the other Stubs, lg. 12 in.; a clear glass bottle with stopper; a More ...

Three Yi Hsing Teapots

Three Yi Hsing Teapots

Auction:
2315
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 22, 2005
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$294$250

Three Yi Hsing Teapots, 19th century, one shaped like a bundle of divination rods, one as a fruit, the other a lotus plant, ht. 4, 4 3/4, 4 in. Provenance: Digby Collection. 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 ...

(Astrology)

(Astrology)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$705$600

(Astrology), Sibly, Ebenezer, A New and Complete Illustration of the Celestial Science of Astrology, or the Art of foretelling future Events and Contingencies, London, 1785, four parts in one 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 ...