Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Search All Lots

BP BP

Search

Your search has returned 48 results.
Save your search - find out immediately when "metal beak" is available at auction!

Painted Shorebird Decoy

Painted Shorebird Decoy

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$431$350

Painted Shorebird Decoy, late 19th/early 20th century, with white breast and dark gray back, applied beak, with custom metal stand, (paint loss), ht. 5 1/2, lg. 10 1/2 in. The Collection of Gail & More ...

Six Enameled Metal Birds

Six Enameled Metal Birds

Auction:
3086T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 21, 2018
Lot:
1106
Sold for:
$277$225

Six Enameled Metal Birds, China, a pair of cranes, each with a cobra in its beak, on a square base; three smaller birds on a circular base; and a parrot perched on a tree-form base, with beaded More ...

Six Enameled Metal Birds

Six Enameled Metal Birds

Auction:
3046T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1048
Unsold
 

Six Enameled Metal Birds, China, a pair of cranes, each with a cobra in its beak, on a square base; three smaller birds on a circular base; and a parrot perched on a tree-form base, with beaded More ...

Polychrome Cast Metal Parrot Table Lamp

Polychrome Cast Metal Parrot Table Lamp

Auction:
2873M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 14, 2016
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$246$200

Polychrome Cast Metal Parrot Table Lamp, early 20th century, the parrot with hanging lantern in its beak raised on a support with glass orb, ht. 15 1/4 in. More ...

Pair of Empire-style Gilt-bronze Two-light Sconces

Pair of Empire-style Gilt-bronze Two-light Sconces

Auction:
2850B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2015
Lot:
491
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Pair of Empire-style Gilt-bronze Two-light Sconces, France, 19th century, each has modeled eagle armature with tasseled chain suspended from beak holding aloft two lights with fluted drip cups, all More ...

German Alabaster and Gilt-metal Eagle Clock

German Alabaster and Gilt-metal Eagle Clock

Auction:
2850B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2015
Lot:
637
Sold for:
$277$225

German Alabaster and Gilt-metal Eagle Clock, early 20th century, with eagle perched atop a column, wings outspread, holding chain in its beak which suspends the spherule glass clock, marked on clock More ...

Red-painted Leather Fire Bucket

Red-painted Leather Fire Bucket

Auction:
2744M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 10, 2014
Lot:
702
Sold for:
$800$650

Red-painted Leather Fire Bucket, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, c. 1815, centered with a large spreadwing eagle and shield, the eagle holding a banner in its beak inscribed "MECHANIC FIRE SOCIETY," More ...

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Eagle Weathervane

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Eagle Weathervane

Auction:
2712M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2014
Lot:
959
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Eagle Weathervane, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co. or the Boston Metal-Workers Company, late 19th century, the full-body molded copper figure with cast zinc head and More ...

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle

Auction:
2695T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jan 28, 2014
Lot:
1015
Sold for:
$98$80

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle, China, made for export, carved as the head of a bird holding a pearl with its long beak, the back incised "1898," mounted on a short metal and wood shaft, lg. 5 More ...

Fluorite Carving Mounted as a Lamp

Fluorite Carving Mounted as a Lamp

Auction:
2695T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jan 28, 2014
Lot:
1059
Sold for:
$185$150

Fluorite Carving Mounted as a Lamp, China, 20th century, depicting a phoenix perched on a rock with a peony sprig in its beak, mounted on a wood and metal base, ht. 15 in. More ...

Classical Gilt Gesso Convex Mirror

Classical Gilt Gesso Convex Mirror

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
445
Sold for:
$9,600$8,000

Classical Gilt Gesso Convex Mirror, England or America, early 19th century, the ebonized carved eagle with outstretched wings on a foliate-flanked plinth holds in his beak gilt ball festoons which More ...

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle

Auction:
2666T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jul 29, 2013
Lot:
266
Unsold
 

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle, China, made for export, carved as the head of a bird holding a pearl with its long beak, the back incised "1898," mounted on a short metal and wood shaft, lg. 5 More ...

Fluorite Carving Mounted as a Lamp

Fluorite Carving Mounted as a Lamp

Auction:
2666T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jul 29, 2013
Lot:
308
Unsold
 

Fluorite Carving Mounted as a Lamp, China, 20th century, depicting a phoenix perched on a rock with a peony sprig in its beak, mounted on a wood and metal base, ht. 15 in. More ...

Studio Pottery Figural Bird

Studio Pottery Figural Bird

Auction:
2626B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 15, 2012
Lot:
770
Sold for:
$450$375

Studio Pottery Figural Bird Art pottery and metal United States Bird figure with a large red beak and blue glazed eyes within an expressive face, body in cream-colored glaze with incised spirals, More ...

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Eagle Weathervane

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Eagle Weathervane

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
673
Unsold
 

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Eagle Weathervane, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co. or the Boston Metal-Workers Company, late 19th century, full-body molded copper figure with cast zinc head and talons, More ...

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle

Auction:
2627M
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 25, 2012
Lot:
548
Unsold
 

Carved Horn Walking Stick Handle, China, made for export, carved as the head of a bird holding a pearl with its long beak, the back incised "1898," mounted on a short metal and wood shaft, lg. 5 More ...

Lapis Lazuli, Onyx, and Silvered Metal Figural Group of Two Birds

Lapis Lazuli, Onyx, and Silvered Metal Figural Group of Two Birds

Auction:
2542B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 09, 2011
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$593$500

Lapis Lazuli, Onyx, and Silvered Metal Figural Group of Two Birds, France, each heron-like bird with lapis lazuli neck and head with malachite feather crest, black onyx beak, and green onyx body More ...

Dan Carved Wood Bird Masquette

Dan Carved Wood Bird Masquette

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$296$250

Dan Carved Wood Bird Masquette, the hollow oval form with metal rimmed pierced eyes and animal hair off the lower beak, ht. 6 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Passenger Pigeon Decoy

Carved and Painted Passenger Pigeon Decoy

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$326$275

Carved and Painted Passenger Pigeon Decoy, America, early 20th century, the decoy with glass eyes and metal beak, original paint, mounted on a section of wood, (paint losses, lightly hit by shot), More ...

Pair of Mexican Silver and Mixed-metal Parrots

Pair of Mexican Silver and Mixed-metal Parrots

Auction:
2489
Auction:
20th Century Design - Mar 27, 2010
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$533$450

Pair of Mexican Silver and Mixed-metal Parrots Silver, brass, copper, and stone Jorge Chayo Castillo, Taxco, Mexico Full-bodied form with heads in blue stone with copper trim, silvered metal More ...

Carved and Painted Wood and Metal Wall Mounted Peacock Figure

Carved and Painted Wood and Metal Wall Mounted Peacock Figure

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
527
Sold for:
$711$600

Carved and Painted Wood and Metal Wall Mounted Peacock Figure, America, early 20th century, with reticulated metal comb, molded sheet metal legs and feet, old repaint, (old loss on beak), ht. 25 1/4 More ...

Griesbaum Singing Bird Box Automaton

Griesbaum Singing Bird Box Automaton

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
912
Sold for:
$1,100$1,100

Griesbaum Singing Bird Box Automaton, with going-barrel movement, bird with green, gray, and black plumage, moving perch, wings and metal beak, in brass scrollwork case, wd. 4 1/8 in. More ...

Griesbaum Singing Bird Box Automaton

Griesbaum Singing Bird Box Automaton

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
916
Sold for:
$3,750$3,750

Griesbaum Singing Bird Box Automaton, with going-barrel movement, bird with red, blue and iridescent green plumage, moving wings, metal beak and perch, in enameled case depicting pastoral scenes, More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2408
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 10, 2008
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$770$650

African Carved Wood Mask, Dan, the hollow oval form with protruding beak, the articulated lower jaw with animal hair covering, red cloth covering part of the face, metal-rimmed pierced slit eyes, More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2408
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 10, 2008
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$770$650

African Carved Wood Mask, Dan, the hollowed oval form with large protruding beak with animal hair attachment, articulated lower jaw, pierced metal-covered slit eyes, pierced at the edge for More ...

Silver Singing Bird Box Automaton

Silver Singing Bird Box Automaton

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
551
Sold for:
$2,468$2,100

Silver Singing Bird Box Automaton, with going-barrel movement, bird with blue / green plumage, moving metal beak, wings, perch and tail, in silver case with repousse designs of flowers, foliage and More ...

Singing Bird Box by Reuge

Singing Bird Box by Reuge

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
552A
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Singing Bird Box by Reuge, No. 3077, with going-barrel movement, bird with iridescent plumage, moving beak, wings and perch, in blue case with gilt-metal mounts to canted corners, grille, lid and More ...

Rare Silver Double-Singing Bird Cage with Timepiece by Karl Griesbaum

Rare Silver Double-Singing Bird Cage with Timepiece by Karl Griesbaum

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
582A
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

Rare Silver Double-Singing Bird Cage with Timepiece by Karl Griesbaum, in the form of a singing bird box with repousse designs of female masks and foliage, cabochons at the canted corners, and More ...

Shore Bird Decoy

Shore Bird Decoy

Auction:
2349
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 18, 2007
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$705$600

Shore Bird Decoy, New England, late 19th/early 20th century, carved wooden body and beak, original black paint, including black metal stand, (minor paint losses), total ht. 9 1/2, lg. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Yellowlegs Shorebird Decoy

Yellowlegs Shorebird Decoy

Auction:
2349
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 18, 2007
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

Yellowlegs Shorebird Decoy, New England, late 19th/early 20th century, carved wood with wooden beak, iron tack eyes, painted black and white, on a black metal base, (imperfections), total ht. 15 More ...