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Large Southeast Woven Cane Basket

Large Southeast Woven Cane Basket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$738$600

Large Southeast Woven Cane Basket, 19th century, Cherokee, two-color form woven in rivercane with square bottom, high round shoulder, and flared rim, in a contrasting light and dark brown stained More ...

Pierre Soulages (French, b. 1919)      Lithographie no 1

Pierre Soulages (French, b. 1919) Lithographie no 1

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Pierre Soulages (French, b. 1919) Lithographie no 1, 1957, proof outside of the edition of 60, published by Berggruen, Paris (Duby et al., 1). Signed "Soulages" in pencil l.r., inscribed More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Certificate of Military Discharge for Joel Doolittle (1753-1813) with Badge of Merit, Signed, 9 June 178

Washington, George (1732-1799) Certificate of Military Discharge for Joel Doolittle (1753-1813) with Badge of Merit, Signed, 9 June 178

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Certificate of Military Discharge for Joel Doolittle (1753-1813) with Badge of Merit, Signed, 9 June 1783, Typographically printed document fulfilled by hand, signed More ...

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$92,250$75,000

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln, China, c. 1790, the side of the tea bowl and center of the saucer decorated with a depiction of the More ...

Attributed to Ruth W. Shute (1803-1882) and Dr. Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836)      Portraits of a Man and Woman

Attributed to Ruth W. Shute (1803-1882) and Dr. Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836) Portraits of a Man and Woman

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
275
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Attributed to Ruth W. Shute (1803-1882) and Dr. Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836) Portraits of a Man and Woman Unsigned. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 3 1/4 x 2 7/8 in., in brown-stained frames. More ...

Porta, Giambattista della (1535?-1615) Natural Magick.

Porta, Giambattista della (1535?-1615) Natural Magick.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
144
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Porta, Giambattista della (1535?-1615) Natural Magick. London: Printed for Thomas Young and Samuel Speed, and are to be sold at the Three Pigeons, and at the Angel in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1658. More ...

Potter, Beatrix (1866-1943) The Roly Poly Pudding.

Potter, Beatrix (1866-1943) The Roly Poly Pudding.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1235
Sold for:
$98$80

Potter, Beatrix (1866-1943) The Roly Poly Pudding. New York: Frederick Warne & Co., [1908]. First American edition, quarto, pictorial title page, eighteen color illustrations, and numerous text More ...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance  , Concord, c. 1882.

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance , Concord, c. 1882.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance, Concord, c. 1882. Single leaf of wove paper, originally folded in two, inscribed over three pages, to Constance Emery Ellis, More ...

Samuel Emery Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Samuel Emery Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$461$375

Samuel Emery Gimbaled Ship's Compass, Salem, Massachusetts, first half 19th century, 6 1/2-in. dia. dry paper compass card with name boss in the center reading "S. Emery/Salem," fleur-de-lis More ...

Calcott, Wellins (b. circa 1726) A Candid Disquisition of the Principles and Practices of the Most Antient and Honourable Society of Fr

Calcott, Wellins (b. circa 1726) A Candid Disquisition of the Principles and Practices of the Most Antient and Honourable Society of Fr

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1173
Sold for:
$154$125

Calcott, Wellins (b. circa 1726) A Candid Disquisition of the Principles and Practices of the Most Antient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons. Boston: William M'Alpine, 1772. First More ...

Silver Porringer

Silver Porringer

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Porringer, Samuel Minott, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1770, the slightly flared rim on a bulbous body with convex base, the pierced scroll handle engraved "APA" above "JP" and marked on the More ...

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian (1803-1857) American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds Inhabiting the United States, Not Given

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian (1803-1857) American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds Inhabiting the United States, Not Given

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian (1803-1857) American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds Inhabiting the United States, Not Given by Wilson. Philadelphia: by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, sold by More ...

Nine Chromolithographs after Samuel A. Kilbourne (American, 1836-1881) from Game Fishes of the United States

Nine Chromolithographs after Samuel A. Kilbourne (American, 1836-1881) from Game Fishes of the United States

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
630
Sold for:
$677$550

Nine Chromolithographs after Samuel A. Kilbourne (American, 1836-1881) from Game Fishes of the United States, published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1879, including a cover for "Part Six.," More ...

Three Samuel Alcock Printed Portland-type Vases

Three Samuel Alcock Printed Portland-type Vases

Auction:
2920M
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 15, 2016
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Three Samuel Alcock Printed Portland-type Vases, England, mid-19th century, each set to a white ground with typical classical figures and a man wearing a Phrygian cap beneath the base, a brown More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 20 December 1779.

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 20 December 1779.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1003
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 20 December 1779. Single leaf, typographically printed and fulfilled by hand. Authorizing the payment of 822 pounds, four shillings to Deacon Samuel Pool More ...

Three Early Documents

Three Early Documents

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1574
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Three Early Documents, Hancock, John, Signed Document, 1 June 1758, typographical document fulfilled by hand, memorializing an agreement whereby Samuel Phillips of Boston promises to pay Christopher More ...

George III Sterling Silver Salver

George III Sterling Silver Salver

Auction:
2888B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 08, 2016
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

George III Sterling Silver Salver, London, 1812-13, Samuel Hennell, maker, areas of rim also hallmarked including additional maker's mark: William Brown, with a shell-and-scroll cast rim and foliate More ...

Glazed Solid Agate Ware Ale Pot

Glazed Solid Agate Ware Ale Pot

Auction:
2888B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 08, 2016
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Glazed Solid Agate Ware Ale Pot, England, c. 1740, probably Staffordshire, attributed to the Lower Street Potworks under Samuel Bell, baluster shape with a grooved flat loop handle, dark brown, iron More ...

Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor, Land Deed: 1684 and Hand Drawn Chart: 1703.

Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor, Land Deed: 1684 and Hand Drawn Chart: 1703.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor, Land Deed: 1684 and Hand Drawn Chart: 1703. Large handwritten deed on laid paper 30 April 1684, signed and sealed by four Native Americans: Josiah (sometimes More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brown or Norway Rat,   Plate LIV.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brown or Norway Rat, Plate LIV.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
332
Sold for:
$246$200

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brown or Norway Rat, Plate LIV. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1845. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Rice Bunting,   Plate 54.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Rice Bunting, Plate 54.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$523$425

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Rice Bunting, Plate 54. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Double elephant folio sheet, hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, More ...

Four Samuel Hollins Dry Body Wares

Four Samuel Hollins Dry Body Wares

Auction:
2850B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2015
Lot:
327
Sold for:
$400$325

Four Samuel Hollins Dry Body Wares, England, c. 1800, each with silver lustre trim lines, three with impressed mark: a rosso antico jug with engine turnings, ht. 6 3/8, two brown drab items with More ...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882) Working Manuscript Translation of Dante's Inferno  , Two Pages.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882) Working Manuscript Translation of Dante's Inferno , Two Pages.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882) Working Manuscript Translation of Dante's Inferno, Two Pages. Single leaf inscribed on both surfaces, dated 14 March 1863, titled, "Inferno," consisting of More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Signed Land Deed, 11 June 1821.

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Signed Land Deed, 11 June 1821.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$461$375

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Signed Land Deed, 11 June 1821. Document on parchment, for the sale of 160 acres in Arkansas to Joseph and Thomas Wright, printed in New York, by J. Seymour, fulfilled by More ...

The American Art Review. A Journal Devoted to the Practice, Theory, History and Archaeology of Art.

The American Art Review. A Journal Devoted to the Practice, Theory, History and Archaeology of Art.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
384
Unsold
 

The American Art Review. A Journal Devoted to the Practice, Theory, History and Archaeology of Art. Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1880. Large quarto volume, volume one, edited by Thomas Moran More ...

Attributed to Samuel F.B. Morse (New York/Massachusetts/England, 1791-1872)      Portrait of a Minister.

Attributed to Samuel F.B. Morse (New York/Massachusetts/England, 1791-1872) Portrait of a Minister.

Auction:
2757B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 26, 2014
Lot:
464
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Attributed to Samuel F.B. Morse (New York/Massachusetts/England, 1791-1872) Portrait of a Minister. c. 1817. Unsigned. Oil on board, the subject with brown hair and blue eyes, shown waist length More ...

Collection of Miscellaneous American Coin Silver Flatware

Collection of Miscellaneous American Coin Silver Flatware

Auction:
2748T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2014
Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$800$650

Collection of Miscellaneous American Coin Silver Flatware, including a pair of Samuel Kirk serving spoons, Baltimore; six Gorham & Co. knives, Providence; a pair of Daniel Dupuy Jr. More ...

Poxes and Disease, Three Volumes.

Poxes and Disease, Three Volumes.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$369$300

Poxes and Disease, Three Volumes. Sir Richard Blackmore's (d. 1729) Discourses on the Gout, a Rheumatism, and the King's Evil, London: for Pemberton, 1726, first edition, octavo, collates in More ...

Massachusetts. Osgood Carleton (1741-1816) Map of Massachusetts Compiled from Actual Surveys

Massachusetts. Osgood Carleton (1741-1816) Map of Massachusetts Compiled from Actual Surveys

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
449
Unsold
 

Massachusetts. Osgood Carleton (1741-1816) Map of Massachusetts Compiled from Actual Surveys. Boston: Joseph Callender and Samuel Hill, 1801. Second edition, the first official state map of More ...

Hancock, John. (1737-1793) Military Commission Signed, 15 April 1776.

Hancock, John. (1737-1793) Military Commission Signed, 15 April 1776.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$3,600$3,000

Hancock, John. (1737-1793) Military Commission Signed, 15 April 1776. Printed document on paper, single page. Appointing Robert Walker third Captain in Colonel Samuel Elmore's regiment. Framed and More ...