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Adrian Saxe (American, b. 1943) Ceramic Vase and Three Oil Lamps

Adrian Saxe (American, b. 1943) Ceramic Vase and Three Oil Lamps

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$492$400

Adrian Saxe (American, b. 1943) Ceramic Vase and Three Oil Lamps, United States, a cylindrical vase with hook handles at bottom set on ceramic stand, artist's signature with stamped date "Saxe 79," More ...

Small Stone Oil Lamp

Small Stone Oil Lamp

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1143
Unsold
 

Small Stone Oil Lamp, the square exterior incised with floral and geometric patterns, 2 x 1 3/4 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Black-painted Trammel with Oil Lamp

Black-painted Trammel with Oil Lamp

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$923$750

Black-painted Trammel with Oil Lamp, 19th century, the sawtooth trammel with carved inscription "AB S MA 26 1847" and additional faint inscriptions, and a hanging two-pan oil lamp, closed ht. 28 More ...

Ten Lighting Devices and an Inkstand

Ten Lighting Devices and an Inkstand

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1206
Sold for:
$400$325

Ten Lighting Devices and an Inkstand, 18th/19th century, seven iron hogscraper candlesticks, two marked "SHAW," two brass candlesticks, a pewter oil lamp, and a brass inkstand, ht. to 7 3/4 in. More ...

Venetian-style Table Lamp and Brass Floor Lamp with Integrated Table

Venetian-style Table Lamp and Brass Floor Lamp with Integrated Table

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1048
Unsold
 

Venetian-style Table Lamp and Brass Floor Lamp with Integrated Table, ht. 30 1/2, 55 in. More ...

Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680) Physiologia Kircheriana Experimentalis.

Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680) Physiologia Kircheriana Experimentalis.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1118
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680) Physiologia Kircheriana Experimentalis. Amsterdam: Anssonio-Waesbergiana, 1680. First edition, folio, illustrated with numerous text illustrations, woodcut and More ...

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1023
Sold for:
$135$110

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer, Famadio, 55 Moorgate Street, London, rosewood veneered case with silvered thermometer dial in the throat and a 10-in. dia. engraved silvered barometer dial More ...

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Auction:
3241T
Auction:
Discovery - May 01, 2019
Lot:
1074
Sold for:
$62$50

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass, 9 3/4-in. dia. brass ring calibrated in four quadrants, wet compass (now dry) mounted to a brass gimbal and housed in a later copper drum, overall dia. 13 in. More ...

Two Mid-century Modern Cast and Painted Metal Table Lamps

Two Mid-century Modern Cast and Painted Metal Table Lamps

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1144
Sold for:
$135$110

Two Mid-century Modern Cast and Painted Metal Table Lamps, ht. to 27 in. More ...

William J. Young Vernier Compass

William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$461$375

William J. Young Vernier Compass, no. 3951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1866, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Yung/Maker/Philadelphia/no 3951," blued-steel needle More ...

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young, c. 1840, original lacquered instrument with 5-in. dia. rotating center engraved "Burt's Patent Made by W.J. Young Philad," dual viewing More ...

Moritz Pillischer Compound Monocular Microscope

Moritz Pillischer Compound Monocular Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
417
Unsold
 

Moritz Pillischer Compound Monocular Microscope, London, mid-19th century, no. 214, lacquered brass instrument with coarse focusing, lever fine adjustment at nosepiece, X-Y square stage, large plano More ...

Large 4-inch James Short Reflecting Library Telescope

Large 4-inch James Short Reflecting Library Telescope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Large 4-inch James Short Reflecting Library Telescope, London, mid-18th century, the 24-in. lacquered brass main tube engraved on ocular collar "James Short/London 245/1296=18," the ellipsoid mirror More ...

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
437
Sold for:
$554$450

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer, Switzerland, late 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with inset thermometer, and engraved "Th. Usteri-Reinacher/Zurich/No. 1859" on the rotating silvered scale More ...

Eight Colorless Glass Fluid Lamps and Five Pewter Lamps

Eight Colorless Glass Fluid Lamps and Five Pewter Lamps

Auction:
3220M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2019
Lot:
291
Sold for:
$431$350

Eight Colorless Glass Fluid Lamps and Five Pewter Lamps, ht. to 8 in. 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 ...

American School, 20th Century    The Monitor   and the Merrimack

American School, 20th Century The Monitor and the Merrimack

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1088A
Sold for:
$111$90

American School, 20th Century The Monitor and the Merrimack. Signed "Gould" l.r. Oil on board, 18 x 34 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: No obvious retouch. Provenance: The More ...

Apollo 9, Prime Crew, Autopen Signed Lithograph.

Apollo 9, Prime Crew, Autopen Signed Lithograph.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1227
Sold for:
$98$80

Apollo 9, Prime Crew, Autopen Signed Lithograph. Color 8 x 10 in. lithograph of James McDivitt, David Scott, and Russell Schweickart in spacesuits without helmets, each signed in black felt-tip More ...

Project Mercury 7, John Glenn, Signed Photograph, October 9, 1965.

Project Mercury 7, John Glenn, Signed Photograph, October 9, 1965.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1324
Sold for:
$338$275

Project Mercury 7, John Glenn, Signed Photograph, October 9, 1965. Color 8 x 10 in. photograph of Glenn in a suit and bow tie, wearing a Project Mercury lapel pin, signed and inscribed, [together More ...

Project Mercury 7, NASA Scientists, Mercury Project Period, c. 1958, Four Photographs.

Project Mercury 7, NASA Scientists, Mercury Project Period, c. 1958, Four Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1325
Sold for:
$62$50

Project Mercury 7, NASA Scientists, Mercury Project Period, c. 1958, Four Photographs. 9 x 7 in. black-and-white photograph of Wernher von Braun and J.B. Medaris with models of the Saturn More ...

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs.

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1326
Sold for:
$338$275

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs. Four black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs of von Braun posing with a model of the first proposed American satellite on the occasion of Eisenhower's approval More ...

von Braun, Wernher, Six Photographs.

von Braun, Wernher, Six Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1327
Sold for:
$209$170

von Braun, Wernher, Six Photographs. Six black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs: von Braun with fellow scientists Seamans, Rees, and Petrone posing before SA-5, the most powerful and most heavily More ...

von Braun, Wernher, Five Photographs.

von Braun, Wernher, Five Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1329
Unsold
 

von Braun, Wernher, Five Photographs. Five black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs showing von Braun in a pressure suit checking its properties in a buoyancy simulator tank. (5) Clocks, Watches & More ...

von Braun, Wernher, Five Photographs.

von Braun, Wernher, Five Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1330
Unsold
 

von Braun, Wernher, Five Photographs. Five black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs of von Braun, including portraits, press events, and others. (5) Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments More ...

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs and a Slide.

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs and a Slide.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1331
Unsold
 

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs and a Slide. Images of von Braun with President Ford; other dignitaries; at meetings; and a color 5 x 4 in. slide of von Braun at Mission Control. (5) Clocks, More ...

von Braun, Wernher, Ephemera.

von Braun, Wernher, Ephemera.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1332
Sold for:
$62$50

von Braun, Wernher, Ephemera. Including: typed transcript of a telegram; several NASA press releases and brochures; and copies of seven schematic rocket drawings. Clocks, Watches & Scientific More ...

Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes

Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1395
Sold for:
$338$275

Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes, various sizes and materials, dia. 2 to 5 1/2 in. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Four Microscopes

Four Microscopes

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1402
Sold for:
$111$90

Four Microscopes, a Spencer field scope with integral collapsible and hinged instrument, a Japanese chrome-plated monocular microscope marked on eyepiece "Micronta20-70x," a Russian marked scope, More ...

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1466
Unsold
 

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass, 9 3/4-in. dia. brass ring calibrated in four quadrants, wet compass (now dry) mounted to a brass gimbal and housed in a later copper drum, overall dia. 13 in. More ...

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1522
Unsold
 

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer, Famadio, 55 Moorgate Street, London, rosewood veneered case with silvered thermometer dial in the throat and a 10-in. dia. engraved silvered barometer dial More ...