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Chancay Wooden Marker Mask

Chancay Wooden Marker Mask

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1013
Estimate:
$400 - $500

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
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

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
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

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 ...

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:
113
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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 rounded chin and open mouth, More ...

Great Lakes Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins

Great Lakes Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$111$90

Great Lakes Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins, Ojibwa, late 19th century, soft-sole forms with multicolored floral devices on the cloth vamps and cuffs, (wear, and loss to silk edging), lg. 10 1/4 More ...

Plains Indian Beaded Hide Doll

Plains Indian Beaded Hide Doll

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Plains Indian Beaded Hide Doll, c. 1900, Lakota, hide dress heavily fringed, with beaded yoke, a ring of white beads on the head and beaded moccasins, with human hair and beaded belt with two drops, More ...

Closed Mouth Solid Dome Bisque Head Doll

Closed Mouth Solid Dome Bisque Head Doll

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1428
Sold for:
$86$70

Closed Mouth Solid Dome Bisque Head Doll, Germany, late 19th century, blue stationary eyes, closed mouth with shapely outlined white space between lips, round dome head, flange neck, impressed More ...

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake. Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Zell, 1868. First edition, large folding More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, First American Edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1860. Octavo, bound in publisher's green textured cloth, More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$738$600

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, First American Edition. New York: Appleton, 1871. Two octavo volumes bound in uniform publisher's reddish cloth with More ...

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial  , First American Edition.

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$738$600

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial, First American Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First American edition, octavo, bound in publisher's illustrated cloth (short tear at head), and More ...