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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Salem Harbor

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Salem Harbor

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$369$300

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Salem Harbor, 1882, only (published) state, edition of about 1,500 (Paff, 1). Signed and dated within the plate. Etching on laid paper, plate size 5 x 7 More ...

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888)      At Watering Trough

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
258
Sold for:
$308$250

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough Signed "T. Robinson" l.r., titled on an exhibition label from the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, affixed to the More ...

Philip Little (American, 1857-1942)      Galleons at Sea

Philip Little (American, 1857-1942) Galleons at Sea

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$923$750

Philip Little (American, 1857-1942) Galleons at Sea Signed and dated "PHILIP LITTLE/1928" and stenciled "PHILIP LITTLE/SALEM MA" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 in. (73.5 x 91.5 cm), More ...

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967)      The Southeast Snowstorm

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967) The Southeast Snowstorm

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
335
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967) The Southeast Snowstorm Signed and dated "C BURCHFIELD 1917" l.r., inscribed and titled "M M/15 [within a circle]/.../Not for sale/B-66a" in More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Sharhé Akhound Mulla Mohammad Salem (Description of Mulla Mohammad Saleh), 1240 AH [1824 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Sharhé Akhound Mulla Mohammad Salem (Description of Mulla Mohammad Saleh), 1240 AH [1824 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1054
Sold for:
$246$200

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Sharhé Akhound Mulla Mohammad Salem (Description of Mulla Mohammad Saleh), 1240 AH [1824 CE]. Octavo format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink with red More ...

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1108
Sold for:
$160$130

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes. Including: The House of the Seven Gables, Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851, first edition, octavo, rebound in full morocco; Transformation: or, 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 ...

John L. Nesta (American, 1945-2017)      Reflections of Yesterday, Salem

John L. Nesta (American, 1945-2017) Reflections of Yesterday, Salem

Auction:
3217T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2019
Lot:
1317
Sold for:
$492$400

John L. Nesta (American, 1945-2017) Reflections of Yesterday, Salem. Signed "John Nesta" l.r., identified on a presentation plaque. Oil on canvas, 24 x 32 in., framed. Condition: Good. More ...

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial, America, c. 1815, a large urn atop a monument inscribed "IN/MEMORY/OF THE/MASSACRE/AT/DARTMOOR/APRIL 6/1815," flanked by a man and woman in mourning, the man More ...

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
85
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn," made at Sarah Stivours' School, Salem, Massachusetts, dated 1788, stitched in silk on linen with eight lines of alphabet over the stitched inscription "HANNA BYRN More ...

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King,"

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King," Salem, Massachusetts, 1798, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with a central reserve with alphanumeric lines interspersed with animals and with a lower More ...

William Pearn (British, 19th Century)      The Union

William Pearn (British, 19th Century) The Union

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
176
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

William Pearn (British, 19th Century) The Union Signed "W. PEARN" l.r. Oil on board, 16 1/2 x 25 in., in a modern gilt frame. Condition: Minor surface grime. Provenance: Linden Tree More ...

American School, 19th Century      The Letter of Marque Brig: "Grand Turk" of Salem, 1815

American School, 19th Century The Letter of Marque Brig: "Grand Turk" of Salem, 1815

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

American School, 19th Century The Letter of Marque Brig: "Grand Turk" of Salem, 1815 Unsigned, titled along the lower edge. Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 in., in a gilt and ropetwist-embellished More ...

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920)      The Barque Taria Topan   of Salem

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$984$800

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem Signed and dated "C.P. Brown/1878" l.r. Oil on tin, 12 x 18 1/2 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. More ...

Collection of Fireman's Buttons, Medals, and Ribbons

Collection of Fireman's Buttons, Medals, and Ribbons

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
465
Sold for:
$584$475

Collection of Fireman's Buttons, Medals, and Ribbons, mostly Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, approx. sixty-five items from towns including Brockton, Lowell, Peabody, Newburyport, More ...

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case, c. 1940s, wooden case with glass front, each type of ship is described on the bottom and marked "Made by So. Salem Studios. So. Salem, N.Y." More ...

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888)      At Watering Trough

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
272
Unsold
 

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough Signed "T. Robinson" l.r., titled on an exhibition label from the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, affixed to the More ...

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
150
Unsold
 

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes. Including: The House of the Seven Gables, Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851, first edition, octavo, rebound in full morocco; Transformation: or, More ...

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christs Fidelity the Only Shield against Satans Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Villag

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christs Fidelity the Only Shield against Satans Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Villag

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christ's Fidelity the Only Shield against Satan's Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Village. Boston: Printed by B. Harris, & Sold by Nicholas Buttolph, More ...

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823.

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$984$800

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823. Quarto-format manuscript on paper executed by Captain George T. Boon (1805-1849), later a New Jersey More ...

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby.

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$123$100

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby. Salem: W. and S.B. Ives, 1843. Card game consisting of the original cloth-covered sleeve with printed green labels on front and back and 19 of 20 More ...

Boston. A Chart of the Coast of New England from Beverly to Scituate Harbour, including the Ports of Boston and Salem.

Boston. A Chart of the Coast of New England from Beverly to Scituate Harbour, including the Ports of Boston and Salem.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$185$150

Boston. A Chart of the Coast of New England from Beverly to Scituate Harbour, including the Ports of Boston and Salem. [from] The London Magazine, May-June 1774. Folding engraved map removed from More ...

William Pearn (British, 19th Century)      The Union

William Pearn (British, 19th Century) The Union

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
177
Unsold
 

William Pearn (British, 19th Century) The Union Signed "W. PEARN" l.r. Oil on board, 16 1/2 x 25 in., in a modern gilt frame. Condition: Minor surface grime. Provenance: Linden Tree More ...

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920)      The Barque Taria Topan   of Salem

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
261
Unsold
 

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem Signed and dated "C.P. Brown/1878" l.r. Oil on tin, 12 x 18 1/2 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. More ...

French Model 1768 Musket Marked "Salem,"

French Model 1768 Musket Marked "Salem,"

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

French Model 1768 Musket Marked "Salem," c. 1768, .70 caliber, walnut stock marked on the right side of the butt "SALEM" and "IN," marked on the left side of the butt "IF," lock marked More ...

Eight Hampshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Vessels

Eight Hampshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Vessels

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1429
Sold for:
$154$125

Eight Hampshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Vessels, including two witch creamers, one with a sterling silver Salem souvenir spoon, a "Loon Lake," a "Central Square & Main St.," a "Mount Monadnock," More ...

Clockmaker Daniel Steward's Engraved Brass Container or Box

Clockmaker Daniel Steward's Engraved Brass Container or Box

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Clockmaker Daniel Steward's Engraved Brass Container or Box, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, c. 1774, 3-in. dia. lidded container with a fully engraved lid, side and bottom, lid with the date of 1783, a More ...

John Bernard Johnston (American, 1847-1886)      Plowing

John Bernard Johnston (American, 1847-1886) Plowing

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
248
Unsold
 

John Bernard Johnston (American, 1847-1886) Plowing Signed "John B. Johnston" l.l., identified and titled on an exhibition label from the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, (see below) More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
860
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor, 19th century, one side depicting the Salem, Massachusetts, Customs House, the other with an image of a sailor holding a bottle and glass More ...

American School, Probably New Hampshire, c. 1820      Unlucky Girls

American School, Probably New Hampshire, c. 1820 Unlucky Girls

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

American School, Probably New Hampshire, c. 1820 Unlucky Girls Unsigned. Watercolor, ink, and gouache on paper, 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in., in a red-painted frame. Condition: Minor darkening near u.r. More ...