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Renou Magician Automaton

Renou Magician Automaton

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Renou Magician Automaton, France, bisque head impressed "1" with straight neck, open mouth, large blue paperweight eyes, pierced ears, cork pate, left bisque hand holding the lid of a die-shaped box More ...

Renou Magician Automaton

Renou Magician Automaton

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
725
Unsold
 

Renou Magician Automaton, France, bisque head impressed "1" with straight neck, open mouth, large blue paperweight eyes, pierced ears, cork pate, left bisque hand holding the lid of a die-shaped box More ...

Painted "Luckner Master Magician & Illusionist" Trade Sign

Painted "Luckner Master Magician & Illusionist" Trade Sign

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$615$500

Painted "Luckner Master Magician & Illusionist" Trade Sign, America, mid-20th century, yellow-painted sign with red and black lettering, in a molded gold-painted frame, ht. 41 1/2, wd. 31 1/2 in. More ...

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Magician" Mechanical Bank

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Magician" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$277$225

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Magician" Mechanical Bank, Cromwell, Connecticut, 19th century, magician holding a top hat standing in front of his table, base with steps on either side and frieze reading More ...

J.F. Houdin Animated Conjuror Clock

J.F. Houdin Animated Conjuror Clock

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
291
Unsold
 

J.F. Houdin Animated Conjuror Clock, France, c. 1840, ormolu and patinated bronze case with scrolling foliage with birds at the corners, a scalloped frieze between the midsection and the base, More ...

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Magician" Mechanical Bank

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Magician" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
1041
Unsold
 

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Magician" Mechanical Bank, Cromwell, Connecticut, 19th century, magician holding a top hat standing in front of his table, base with steps on either side and frieze reading More ...

Houdini, Harry (1874-1926) Signed Society of American Magicians Card, c. 1919.

Houdini, Harry (1874-1926) Signed Society of American Magicians Card, c. 1919.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Houdini, Harry (1874-1926) Signed Society of American Magicians Card, c. 1919. Membership identification card issued to Elmer Gail Ekman, number 615, valid until June 1920, with Houdini's More ...

Kellar, Harry (1849-1922) A Magician's Tour Up and Down and Round About the Earth.

Kellar, Harry (1849-1922) A Magician's Tour Up and Down and Round About the Earth.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$400$325

Kellar, Harry (1849-1922) A Magician's Tour Up and Down and Round About the Earth. Chicago: Donnelley & Sons, 1886. First edition, octavo, illustrated, bound in publisher's brown cloth boards, More ...

José Luis Cuevas (Mexican, b. 1933)      The Magician's Message

José Luis Cuevas (Mexican, b. 1933) The Magician's Message

Auction:
2818T
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 26, 2015
Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$246$200

José Luis Cuevas (Mexican, b. 1933) The Magician's Message, from CUEVAS' COMEDIES, 1971, edition of 100. Signed and dated "Cuevas 71" in pencil within the image l.r., numbered "11/100" in More ...

Polish Cyrk Circus Poster

Polish Cyrk Circus Poster

Auction:
2807T
Auction:
Discovery - May 14, 2015
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$154$125

Polish Cyrk Circus Poster, depicting a magician performing a trick, ht. 38 1/2, wd. 27 1/2 in. More ...

Fruit Seller Automaton

Fruit Seller Automaton

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
264
Unsold
 

Fruit Seller Automaton, Gustav Vichy, Paris, France, c. 1870, a black magician dressed in a red silk waistcoat, gold ruffled shirt, and red velvet trousers stands holding a brass tray with an apple, More ...

Magician Mechanical Picture

Magician Mechanical Picture

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
266
Unsold
 

Magician Mechanical Picture, c. 1900, the lithographed cardstock image of a magician on stage, when mechanically wound, he alternately lifts two black sheets of card while he covers and uncovers his More ...

Magician Automaton "Magnet" Advertising Machine

Magician Automaton "Magnet" Advertising Machine

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
533
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Magician Automaton "Magnet" Advertising Machine, D.R.P. Manufacturing, Germany, early to mid-20th century, the figure of a clown with a tuxedo and top hat, rosy cheecks and nose, and brown glass More ...

Musical Automaton of a Female "Magician,"

Musical Automaton of a Female "Magician,"

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
537
Sold for:
$984$800

Musical Automaton of a Female "Magician," R. Aldridge, in the style of Henry Phalibois, the woman dressed in a blue velvet ruffled dress with gilt-wire highlights and a beaded necklace, stands below More ...

Musical Automaton of a Black Female "Magician,"

Musical Automaton of a Black Female "Magician,"

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$861$700

Musical Automaton of a Black Female "Magician," R. Aldridge, in the style of Henry Phalibois, the female voodoo priestess dressed in a silk and lace gown, and a headdress made of netting, beads, More ...

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989)      Flower Magician

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Flower Magician

Auction:
2749B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 19, 2014
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Flower Magician, from TWO EXQUISITE FLOWERS, 1972, total edition of 302 plus proofs (Field, 72-3; Michler & Löpsinger, 1385). Signed "Dalí" in pencil l.r., More ...

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Magician Bank" Bank

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Magician Bank" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2014
Lot:
621
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Magician Bank" Bank, J. & E. Stevens, c. 1901, a coin placed on the table and the lever pressed at the side of the stairs will lower the magician's hat, covering and More ...

Group of Miscellaneous Advertising Ephemera

Group of Miscellaneous Advertising Ephemera

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$277$225

Group of Miscellaneous Advertising Ephemera, including a Perry Centennial flag, window cards for books, magazines, phone books, gasoline, bread, spaghetti, margarine, vanilla, cleaning products, More ...

Small Group of Entertainment Window Cards

Small Group of Entertainment Window Cards

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$74$60

Small Group of Entertainment Window Cards, cartoons, magicians, advertisements, and films, including The Country Girl with Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly and A Yank at Eton with Mickey Rooney. More ...

Two Suitcases Containing a Magician's Accoutrements

Two Suitcases Containing a Magician's Accoutrements

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
475
Sold for:
$215$175

Two Suitcases Containing a Magician's Accoutrements, early to mid-20th century items including numerous trick accessories, scarves, cards, boxes, canes, wood, glass, and metal items, books, and a More ...

Two Prints:      Walter Darby Bannard (American, b. 1934), Sicilian Magician

Two Prints: Walter Darby Bannard (American, b. 1934), Sicilian Magician

Auction:
2625M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 13, 2012
Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$111$90

Two Prints: Walter Darby Bannard (American, b. 1934), Sicilian Magician, signed "WDBannard" l.r., titled and numbered "...29/100" l.l., serigraph on paper, image size 20 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.; and More ...

Two Prints:      Walter Darby Bannard (American, b. 1934), Sicilian Magician

Two Prints: Walter Darby Bannard (American, b. 1934), Sicilian Magician

Auction:
2606M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 18, 2012
Lot:
322
Unsold
 

Two Prints: Walter Darby Bannard (American, b. 1934), Sicilian Magician, signed "WDBannard" l.r., titled and numbered "...29/100" l.l., serigraph on paper, image size 20 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.; and More ...

Set of Four Lithograph Chang and Fak-Hong's United Magicians Presents   Posters

Set of Four Lithograph Chang and Fak-Hong's United Magicians Presents Posters

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$790$650

Set of Four Lithograph Chang and Fak-Hong's United Magicians Presents Posters, "ELLE," "HARA-KIRI," "JAPANESSE REVIEW," and "THE BHUDA," printed in Spain, framed, posters 24 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. More ...

Twelve Assorted Celebrity, Entertainer, and Athlete Autographed Items

Twelve Assorted Celebrity, Entertainer, and Athlete Autographed Items

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
364E
Sold for:
$97$80

Twelve Assorted Celebrity, Entertainer, and Athlete Autographed Items, Bill Blass signed publicity photograph; Gene Autry inscribed publicity photograph; a 2004 Denver Broncos team signed weekly More ...

Charles Bertrand d'Entraygues (French, b. 1851)      The Young Magician

Charles Bertrand d'Entraygues (French, b. 1851) The Young Magician

Auction:
2581B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Feb 03, 2012
Lot:
326
Sold for:
$15,405$13,000

Charles Bertrand d'Entraygues (French, b. 1851) The Young Magician Signed "D'Entraygues" l.r. Oil on canvas, 15 1/8 x 22 in. (38.4 x 55.7 cm), framed. Condition: Retouch, craquelure. More ...

(Witchcraft), Naude, Gabriel (1600-1653)

(Witchcraft), Naude, Gabriel (1600-1653)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
783
Sold for:
$1,164$950

(Witchcraft), Naude, Gabriel (1600-1653), The History of Magick By way of Apology, for all the Wise Men who have unjustly been reputed Magicians, from the Creation, to the present Age, London: More ...

Set of Five Albumen Portrait Photographs of an Escape Artist/Magician and a   Postcard

Set of Five Albumen Portrait Photographs of an Escape Artist/Magician and a Postcard

Auction:
2546M
Auction:
Discovery - May 11, 2011
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$123$100

Set of Five Albumen Portrait Photographs of an Escape Artist/Magician and a Postcard, c. 1910, the set consisting of three images, portraits 9 7/8 x 6 3/8 in. More ...

Eight Book of Knowledge Reproduction Painted Cast Iron Mechanical Banks

Eight Book of Knowledge Reproduction Painted Cast Iron Mechanical Banks

Auction:
2521M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2010
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$237$200

Eight Book of Knowledge Reproduction Painted Cast Iron Mechanical Banks, two Uncle Sam, a cat and mouse, an owl, two dentist, a magician, and a Teddy and the bear bank. More ...

Large Roullet & Decamps Magician Automaton

Large Roullet & Decamps Magician Automaton

Auction:
2476
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2009
Lot:
137
Sold for:
$80,580$68,000

Large Roullet & Decamps Magician Automaton, France, c. 1890, a black female magician with brown-tinted bisque character Jumeau flange head stamped Depose Tete Jumeau 10, brown paperweight glass More ...

Near Life-size Magician Automaton from the Film Sleuth

Near Life-size Magician Automaton from the Film Sleuth

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
924
Sold for:
$40,000$40,000

Near Life-size Magician Automaton from the Film Sleuth, possibly by Decamps, c. 1925-30, with defined features, articulated lower lip and brown glass eyes, standing behind blue-painted wood table More ...