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Gilt-bronze Figure of the Six-armed Mahakala

Gilt-bronze Figure of the Six-armed Mahakala

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
253
Unsold
 

Gilt-bronze Figure of the Six-armed Mahakala, Sino-Tibet, 18th century, standing on a prone elephant-headed deity on an oval lotus base, with a dagger and bowl in his primary hands, elaborately More ...

Rock Crystal Skull

Rock Crystal Skull

Auction:
3195B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2019
Lot:
438
Unsold
 

Rock Crystal Skull, late 20th/early 21st century, carved as a full head, ht. 8 in. More ...

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring, 18th century, the optical illusion depicting two children in a background that forms a skull, 18.00 mm, size 6 1/2. Lots 1- 96 are from the More ...

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Gold Memento Mori Ring, England, early 18th century, depicting a skull, 3.70 mm, size 9, worn hallmark, incription appears to be 'Our freind [sic] J B Sleopeth.' Lots 1- 96 are from the More ...

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Gold Memento Mori Ring, America, dated 1703, depicting a skull, 4.70 mm, size 7 3/4, obscured maker's mark, inscription appears to be 'J Liobyt 27 Sept 1703 Etat sue '73.' Lots 1- 96 are from More ...

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Gold Memento Mori Ring, England, dated 1728, with skull motif, inscription appears to be 'S. W. Blackett Bar ob 25 Sept 1728 Alt 39,' 3.90 mm, size 6 3/4. Lots 1- 96 are from the collection More ...

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Gold Memento Mori Ring, England, dated 1699, depicting a skull, inscription appears to be 'J. G. ob 11 Dec 99,' 4.50 mm, size 6, maker's mark. Lots 1- 96 are from the collection of Edith More ...

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Gold Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Gold Memento Mori Ring, England, dated 1728, depicting a skull and flowers, inscription appears to be 'I.S. ob 19 July 1728 at 63,' 4.40 mm, size 6 3/4-7. Lots 1- 96 are from the collection More ...

Two Gold and Black Enamel Memento Mori Rings

Two Gold and Black Enamel Memento Mori Rings

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Two Gold and Black Enamel Memento Mori Rings, dated 1711 and 1715, with skull and flower motifs, incription appears to be ' M Martin obt 30 Dec 1715 ceta 56,' incription appears to be 'K. M. obt 1 More ...

Rare Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring

Rare Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
40
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Rare Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring, England, dated 1722, depicting a skull under a crystal coffin, the shank with attributes of death including a skeleton and pick and shovel, More ...

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring, England, dated 1741, depicting a skull under a crystal, the shank with attributes of death including a winged hourglass, shovel and pick, and More ...

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring, dated 1745, depicting a skull under a crystal, enamel inscription appears to be' Martha Merrit ob 1 Mar 1745 ae 85,' size 7 1/4. Lots 1- 96 More ...

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Gold, Black Enamel, and Crystal Memento Mori Ring, England, dated 1758, depicting a skull under a crystal, enamel insciption appears to be 'J. Winship ob 2 May 1758 ae 70,' size 8. Lots 1- 96 More ...

Gold, White Enamel, Crystal, and Diamond Memento Mori Ring

Gold, White Enamel, Crystal, and Diamond Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Gold, White Enamel, Crystal, and Diamond Memento Mori Ring, England, dated 1744, depicting a skull under a crystal, with rose-cut diamond accents, inscription appears to be 'Eliz Grigg OB 5 Nov More ...

Two Gold and Crystal Mourning Items

Two Gold and Crystal Mourning Items

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Two Gold and Crystal Mourning Items, c. 1700, a slide and clasp, the slide with skulls and angels, lg. 3/4 in. Lots 1- 96 are from the collection of Edith Weber Antique Jewelry. Founded in More ...

Two Gold and Crystal Hairwork Mourning Slides

Two Gold and Crystal Hairwork Mourning Slides

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Two Gold and Crystal Hairwork Mourning Slides, late 17th century, with skulls and initials on hairwork ground under collet-set crystals, lg. 7/8, 3/4 in. Lots 1- 96 are from the collection of More ...

Two Gold Mourning Slides

Two Gold Mourning Slides

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Two Gold Mourning Slides, one probably England, c. 1700, with winged hourglass and skull over hairwork all under a collet-set crystal; and an enamel skull, the reverse with enamel motto "Tous les More ...

Two Gold and Crystal Mourning Items

Two Gold and Crystal Mourning Items

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Two Gold and Crystal Mourning Items, c. 1700, with skulls and hairwork under collet-set crystals, joined to later ring shanks, size 5 3/4, 7 1/2. Lots 1- 96 are from the collection of Edith More ...

Two Central Plains Skull Cracker Stone-head Clubs

Two Central Plains Skull Cracker Stone-head Clubs

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$584$475

Two Central Plains Skull Cracker Stone-head Clubs, fourth quarter 19th century, each wood handle and stone head wrapped in rawhide, the ends with animal hair attached, both decorated with rings of More ...

Plains Beaded Skull Cracker Club

Plains Beaded Skull Cracker Club

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Plains Beaded Skull Cracker Club, fourth quarter 19th century, the hide-covered wood shaft completely beaded, with colored horse tail drop, lead inlay in the polished stone, lg. 28 1/2 in. More ...

Two Antique Gold, Crystal, and Enamel Memento Mori Rings

Two Antique Gold, Crystal, and Enamel Memento Mori Rings

Auction:
3182T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Nov 27, 2018
Lot:
1442
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Two Antique Gold, Crystal, and Enamel Memento Mori Rings, one dated 1713, with skeleton, hourglass, and pick and shovel, the other with skull under crystal, size 7 1/4, 9. Lots 1436- 1580 are More ...

Two Antique Gold, Enamel, and Rock Crystal Memento Mori Rings

Two Antique Gold, Enamel, and Rock Crystal Memento Mori Rings

Auction:
3182T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Nov 27, 2018
Lot:
1448
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Two Antique Gold, Enamel, and Rock Crystal Memento Mori Rings, each crystal over a skull with rose-cut diamonds, approx. size 9 1/4, 6 1/2. Lots 1436- 1580 are from the collection of Edith Weber More ...

Melissa and Rick Ayotte Cave Scene Paperweight

Melissa and Rick Ayotte Cave Scene Paperweight

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$369$300

Melissa and Rick Ayotte Cave Scene Paperweight, modern, stone-like brown overlay revealing a grotto with Indian cave paintings above shells and skulls, ht. 3 1/4. More ...

J. Oswald "Skull" Clock

J. Oswald "Skull" Clock

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
113
Unsold
 

J. Oswald "Skull" Clock, Germany, carved wooden skull with painted rotating eyes, rear plate marked "Osuhr Patent/Patente/Brevet/Brevetto," mounted to a black marble base, ht. 5 in. Provenance: More ...

Coral and Diamond Pendant

Coral and Diamond Pendant

Auction:
3136T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 17, 2018
Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Coral and Diamond Pendant, suspending a coral skull within a single-cut diamond frame, silver-topped gold mount, lg. 2 1/2 in. More ...

Carved Wood Mokugyo

Carved Wood Mokugyo

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Carved Wood Mokugyo, Japan, 20th century, in the shape of a skull, without clapper, signed by an unidentified artist reading "bononshi" or "bononko," 4 x 5 x 5 3/8 in. More ...

Villi Power Object, Nkisi

Villi Power Object, Nkisi

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1178
Sold for:
$308$250

Villi Power Object, Nkisi, the skull inset in an ornate case composed of woven and interlocking rattan, with a smooth mudpack over the surface around the skull, lg. 9, ht. 7 in. 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 ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, Washington, DC, 16 February 1937.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, Washington, DC, 16 February 1937.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$400$325

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, Washington, DC, 16 February 1937. Bifolium pale green White House letter paper with conjugate attached, typed over one page. To James D. More ...

Large Steer Skull

Large Steer Skull

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1382
Sold for:
$111$90

Large Steer Skull, lg. 38, dp. 21 in. More ...