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Howe, Julia Ward (1819-1910) Passion-Flowers  , Signed Presentation Copy.

Howe, Julia Ward (1819-1910) Passion-Flowers , Signed Presentation Copy.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1199
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Howe, Julia Ward (1819-1910) Passion-Flowers, Signed Presentation Copy. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1854. First edition, the author's first book, octavo, inscribed on ffep by Howe to Lizzie More ...

Vanuatu Dance Stave Head, Teme

Vanuatu Dance Stave Head, Teme

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
48
Unsold
 

Vanuatu Dance Stave Head, Teme, Malekula Island, early to mid-20th century, made with wood, boar tusks, bark cloth, spider web, natural pigments, rattan, banana fiber and modeled clay, with metal More ...

Songye Power Figure

Songye Power Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
184
Unsold
 

Songye Power Figure, Congo, the legs wrapped in sacking, hands on abdomen, with a magic bundle in cloth bag around waist, elongated neck and angular head with defined coiffure, ht. 14 in. More ...

Eight Carved and Painted Puppets and Related Materials

Eight Carved and Painted Puppets and Related Materials

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Eight Carved and Painted Puppets and Related Materials, early 20th century, the heads mounted on a wooden base include five men, a skull and a devil, with assorted clothing articles, limbs, and More ...

Fish-form Carved Clothing Rack

Fish-form Carved Clothing Rack

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1401
Sold for:
$400$325

Fish-form Carved Clothing Rack, early 20th century, the fish-form backboard with carved head, scale, and fin details, four deer hoof hooks, and antler hooks above, (one hook missing), wd. 44 1/2 More ...

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1190
Sold for:
$523$425

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo, the hollowed-out helmet form pierced around the rim for attachment of a cloth head covering, the narrow angular face with pointed chin and open mouth, More ...

Cloth Deer Head with Antlers

Cloth Deer Head with Antlers

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
1098
Unsold
 

Cloth Deer Head with Antlers, early 20th century, the stuffed head with attached cloth ears and pigment eyes, on a short round wood pole, ht. 21 1/2 in. Provenance: Roger Bacon; Stephen Score. More ...

Painted Papier-mache Milliner's Model

Painted Papier-mache Milliner's Model

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2019
Lot:
317
Unsold
 

Painted Papier-mache Milliner's Model, 19th century, with painted facial and clothing details, calfskin-covered head, ht. 15 in. More ...

Chancay Wooden Marker Mask

Chancay Wooden Marker Mask

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$400$325

Chancay Wooden Marker Mask, Peru, c. 800-1450 AD, carved wood mask depicting a stylized human head, with painted highlighted eyes, mouth and face painted red, with cloth wrappings, ht. 21 in. More ...

Yoruba House of the Head, Ile Ori

Yoruba House of the Head, Ile Ori

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1143
Sold for:
$615$500

Yoruba House of the Head, Ile Ori, resembling a crown with cylindrical base and openwork domed superstructure, the whole covered in cloth, hide, cowries, and rectangular glass mirrors in two places, More ...

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1149
Unsold
 

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo, the hollowed-out helmet form pierced around the rim for attachment of a cloth head covering, the narrow angular face with pointed chin and open mouth, More ...

Seven Pieces of Mexican Sterling Silver Jewelry by Los Castillo, Miguel Melendez, and Others

Seven Pieces of Mexican Sterling Silver Jewelry by Los Castillo, Miguel Melendez, and Others

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$308$250

Seven Pieces of Mexican Sterling Silver Jewelry by Los Castillo, Miguel Melendez, and Others, a Los Castillo cruciform brooch, maker's mark, 7 x 6; two Los Castillo sheet silver brooches, one with a More ...

Early Wig and Stand

Early Wig and Stand

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1038
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Early Wig and Stand, 19th century, the wig with white hair stitched to a cotton support, primarily hand-stitched but with some machine stitching, old carved wood head on a later pole and base, ht. More ...

Two Composition Head Dolls

Two Composition Head Dolls

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1125
Sold for:
$738$600

Two Composition Head Dolls, 19th century, with painted facial details, cloth bodies, leather shoes, and wearing cotton dresses, ht. to 28 in. The Marge Staufer Americana Collection More ...

Gilded Odd Fellows High Priest's Breastplate and Wall Cabinet

Gilded Odd Fellows High Priest's Breastplate and Wall Cabinet

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1872
Sold for:
$111$90

Gilded Odd Fellows High Priest's Breastplate and Wall Cabinet, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the plate set with twelve colored glass stones representing the twelve tribes of Israel framed More ...

Two Seminole Wood Dolls

Two Seminole Wood Dolls

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$861$700

Two Seminole Wood Dolls, early 20th century, both wearing traditional patchwork clothing, with painted details on the heads, ht. 12 1/2 and 7 in. More ...

Eskimo Wood Doll

Eskimo Wood Doll

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$431$350

Eskimo Wood Doll, early 20th century, with wood head and wearing a sealskin parka and boots, facial features carefully rendered, mounted, ht. 14 in. More ...

Eskimo Carved Wood Doll

Eskimo Carved Wood Doll

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$923$750

Eskimo Carved Wood Doll, first quarter 20th century, with wood head and wearing a sealskin outfit with skin boots, the face carefully rendered and hair painted black, mounted, ht. 17 in. More ...

Sperry, Armstrong (1897-1976) Mock-up with Original Art for All Set Sail: a Romance of the Flying Cloud.

Sperry, Armstrong (1897-1976) Mock-up with Original Art for All Set Sail: a Romance of the Flying Cloud.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1182
Sold for:
$400$325

Sperry, Armstrong (1897-1976) Mock-up with Original Art for All Set Sail: a Romance of the Flying Cloud. Quarto-format bound book with a hand-drawn dust jacket, hand-drawn and colored pastedown and More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1190E
Sold for:
$369$300

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, octavo, some tears to advertisement leaf facing title, no edition statement on copyright page, no More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Walden; or, Life in the Woods.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Walden; or, Life in the Woods.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1190F
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Walden; or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. First edition, octavo, publisher's blind stamped brown cloth, eight numbered pages of publisher's More ...

Wedgwood Terra-cotta Wine Cooler

Wedgwood Terra-cotta Wine Cooler

Auction:
3234B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 13, 2019
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$677$550

Wedgwood Terra-cotta Wine Cooler, England, mid-19th century, molded relief with mask head masks and allover fruiting grapevines, impressed mark, ht. 9 5/8 in. The property of Jeffrey Milkins. More ...

Two-piece Jadeite Belt Buckle

Two-piece Jadeite Belt Buckle

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Two-piece Jadeite Belt Buckle, China, with chilong-head hook and house-shoe loop, both decorated with melon vines in relief, lg. 5 5/8 in. More ...

Embroidered Altar Cloth

Embroidered Altar Cloth

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Embroidered Altar Cloth, China, late 19th/early 20th century, the square panel decorated with a front-facing dragon surrounded by ruyi-head clouds, the top reserve with a pair of side-facing More ...

Embroidered Military Rank Badge

Embroidered Military Rank Badge

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
400
Unsold
 

Embroidered Military Rank Badge, China, depicting a lion signifying the second rank, stitched in blue with couched gold details, surrounded by ruyi-head clouds and above a border of crashing waves, More ...

Embroidered Informal Dragon Robe

Embroidered Informal Dragon Robe

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Embroidered Informal Dragon Robe, China, early 20th century, embroidered with eight dragons chasing pearls in ruyi-head clouds, surrounded by bats and Buddhist emblems, in satin stitch with couched More ...

Singing Bird Automaton

Singing Bird Automaton

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1547
Sold for:
$738$600

Singing Bird Automaton, the brass case with repousse decoration, single bird with black and brown plumage on a limb with cloth flowers, clockwork mechanism activates tail, head, and beak, ht. 11 More ...

Group of Cuff Links

Group of Cuff Links

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2193
Sold for:
$308$250

Group of Cuff Links, including a pair of 14kt gold and diamond cuff links, gold-plated and mother-of-pearl cuff links and shirt studs, and a pair of Middle Eastern coin cuff links. More ...

Jalisco Seated Male Figure

Jalisco Seated Male Figure

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
23
Unsold
 

Jalisco Seated Male Figure, Protoclassic, c. 100 BC-250 AD, seated with long narrow arms resting on drawn-up knees, wearing a painted tunic, the head bent forward, long nose dominating the face, More ...

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
112
Unsold
 

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo, the hollowed-out helmet form pierced around the rim for attachment of a cloth head covering, the narrow angular face with pointed chin and open mouth, More ...