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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 ...

American School, 19th Century      Album of Photographs from the Family of Orrin Freeman (American, 1830-1866)

American School, 19th Century Album of Photographs from the Family of Orrin Freeman (American, 1830-1866)

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$923$750

American School, 19th Century Album of Photographs from the Family of Orrin Freeman (American, 1830-1866), including sixty-five cartes-de-visite, five tintypes, fifteen gem-sized tintypes, and More ...

Archeological Revival 18kt Gold Pendant, Ernesto Pierret

Archeological Revival 18kt Gold Pendant, Ernesto Pierret

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Archeological Revival 18kt Gold Pendant, Ernesto Pierret, depicting a lion's head framed by floral and foliate motifs, applied bead and wiretwist accents, dia. 1 3/4 in., signed, (reverse with minor More ...

Gold, Enamel, and Hardstone Intaglio Seal Fob

Gold, Enamel, and Hardstone Intaglio Seal Fob

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Gold, Enamel, and Hardstone Intaglio Seal Fob, possibly Renaissance, the intaglio depicting the head of Janus, with polychrome enamel, ht. 3/4 in. Lots 1- 96 are from the collection of Edith More ...

Adams, John (1735-1826) A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, ex libris Yales Linonian Library

Adams, John (1735-1826) A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, ex libris Yales Linonian Library

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Adams, John (1735-1826) A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, ex libris Yale's Linonian Library. New York: Re-printed, and sold by H. Gaine, at the Bible, in More ...

French School, 18th Century      Head of a Bearded Man Wearing a Feathered Turban

French School, 18th Century Head of a Bearded Man Wearing a Feathered Turban

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$123$100

French School, 18th Century Head of a Bearded Man Wearing a Feathered Turban Unsigned, faint inscription on the top edge of the reverse. Red chalk on paper, 8 x 6 1/2 in. (20.0 x 16.6 cm), More ...

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)      Evening Prayer

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904) Evening Prayer

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$423,000$350,000

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904) Evening Prayer, or Prayer in the East Signed "J.L. GEROME" c.l. along the edge of the wall of the roof, identified on a presentation plaque and on an More ...

French "Conformateur" Head Measuring Device

French "Conformateur" Head Measuring Device

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3108
Sold for:
$923$750

French "Conformateur" Head Measuring Device, Allie Aine, c. 1870-80, Paris, fits over a head and a series of spring-loaded ribs can be fixed to custom hat measurements, marked by the maker in More ...

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Pennsylvania Gazette, May 9, 1754; First Publication of the Severed Snake Political Cartoon: Join, or Di

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Pennsylvania Gazette, May 9, 1754; First Publication of the Severed Snake Political Cartoon: Join, or Di

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$30,750$25,000

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Pennsylvania Gazette, May 9, 1754; First Publication of the Severed Snake Political Cartoon: Join, or Die. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, 1754. Folio-format joined More ...

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919) and Richard Guino (Spanish, 1890-1973)      Tête de Vénus (Variante de la petite Vénus)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919) and Richard Guino (Spanish, 1890-1973) Tête de Vénus (Variante de la petite Vénus)

Auction:
3100B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 11, 2018
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919) and Richard Guino (Spanish, 1890-1973) Tête de Vénus (Variante de la petite Vénus) Signed "Renoir" on the back of the base. Terra-cotta, height 5 More ...

Hethuska Society Painted Hide

Hethuska Society Painted Hide

Auction:
3043B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 02, 2017
Lot:
203
Unsold
 

Hethuska Society Painted Hide, c. 1880s, probably Ponca, depicting drummers, a buffalo hunter, and a multitude of dancing warriors wearing regalia associated with this particular dance, mounted on a More ...

Alan Shepard (American, 1923-1998)

Alan Shepard (American, 1923-1998)

Auction:
3048M
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 02, 2017
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$400$325

Alan Shepard (American, 1923-1998) Two views of Fra Mauro's lunar-science station, EVA 1, Apollo 14, February 1971. The first numbered 'NASA AS14-67-9376' (NASA MSC) in red on the recto u.l. More ...

Henry Merwin Shrady (American, 1871-1922)      George Washington at Valley Forge

Henry Merwin Shrady (American, 1871-1922) George Washington at Valley Forge

Auction:
3029B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2017
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Henry Merwin Shrady (American, 1871-1922) George Washington at Valley Forge Signed "H.M/ SHRADY" in the bronze on the top of the base near the horse's rear hooves, incised "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS More ...

Antonin Mercié (act. France, 1845-1916)       Bronze of David the Conqueror

Antonin Mercié (act. France, 1845-1916) Bronze of David the Conqueror

Auction:
2975B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 13, 2017
Lot:
509
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Antonin Mercié (act. France, 1845-1916) Bronze of David the Conqueror, the partially draped figure standing over the severed head of Goliath, about to sheath his sword, signed to base "A. More ...

Silvered Bronze Wine Cooler

Silvered Bronze Wine Cooler

Auction:
2975B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 13, 2017
Lot:
565
Unsold
 

Silvered Bronze Wine Cooler, France, late 18th century, cylindrical form with carved ropetwist handle, in the Napoleonic style, with carved raised relief overall of neoclassical motifs, the central More ...

Screaming Eagle 2007, 3 bottles (owc)

Screaming Eagle 2007, 3 bottles (owc)

Auction:
2956B
Auction:
Fine Wines - Nov 09, 2016
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Screaming Eagle 2007 Napa "As impossible as it might seem, the 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon takes things to another level. An exquisite, celestial bouquet melds into endless layers of fruit as this More ...

Gibbon, John (1827-1896) Unpublished Autograph Manuscript, Custer & his Orders

Gibbon, John (1827-1896) Unpublished Autograph Manuscript, Custer & his Orders

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Gibbon, John (1827-1896) Unpublished Autograph Manuscript, Custer & his Orders, c. 1890. Folio wove paper, consisting of nineteen leaves, each inscribed on one side, with an additional nine lines of More ...

Political Autographs, Abraham Lincoln, Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Others.

Political Autographs, Abraham Lincoln, Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Others.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Political Autographs, Abraham Lincoln, Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Others. Philadelphia: Lippincott & Co., 1860s-1880s. Octavo, commercially produced autograph album, bound in full More ...

Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress of Russia (1709-1761) Obstoiatelnoe Opisanie Torzhestvennykh Poriadkov Blagopoluchago Vshestviia v tsarstv

Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress of Russia (1709-1761) Obstoiatelnoe Opisanie Torzhestvennykh Poriadkov Blagopoluchago Vshestviia v tsarstv

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
248
Unsold
 

Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress of Russia (1709-1761) Obstoiatel'noe Opisanie Torzhestvennykh Poriadkov Blagopoluchago Vshestviia v tsarstvuiushchii grad Moskvu i Sviashchenneishago Koronovaniia More ...

Igbo Ikenga Figure

Igbo Ikenga Figure

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Igbo Ikenga Figure, Nigeria, a seated male figure holding a knife and severed head, his headdress with two birds on the top tier and four more severed heads below, ht. 28 1/2 in. Provenance: A More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of America.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of America.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of America. New York: V.G. Audubon, 1856. Second octavo edition, in seven volumes, illustrated throughout with 500 hand-colored lithographs after More ...

Two Framed Catlin Color Lithographs

Two Framed Catlin Color Lithographs

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Two Framed Catlin Color Lithographs, 19th century, the first depicting "The Scalp Dance," the second various "O=Jib=Be=Ways" in full traditional attire, with several portrait heads with name glyphs More ...

Six Associated American Artists Prints: Marion Greenwood (American, 1909-1970), Hong Kong Girl, James Chapin (American, 1887-1975), Chi

Six Associated American Artists Prints: Marion Greenwood (American, 1909-1970), Hong Kong Girl, James Chapin (American, 1887-1975), Chi

Auction:
2834T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 13, 2015
Lot:
1206
Sold for:
$338$275

Six Associated American Artists Prints: Marion Greenwood (American, 1909-1970), Hong Kong Girl, James Chapin (American, 1887-1975), Child at Window, Joseph Margulies (American, 1896-1984), The More ...

Attributed to Robert Street (Pennsylvania, 1796-1865)      Pair of Portraits of a Husband and His Wife

Attributed to Robert Street (Pennsylvania, 1796-1865) Pair of Portraits of a Husband and His Wife

Auction:
2838M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 09, 2015
Lot:
1527
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Attributed to Robert Street (Pennsylvania, 1796-1865) Pair of Portraits of a Husband and His Wife Unsigned. Oil on canvas, each seated in front of red drapery with a landscape beyond, the More ...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated.

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated. Single bifolium inscribed on four pages. To Mrs. Anne Rebecca Adams (1809-1882) sending autographs (not present), asking after her More ...

American School, 19th Century      Pair of Profile Portraits.

American School, 19th Century Pair of Profile Portraits.

Auction:
2765M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 20, 2014
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$523$425

American School, 19th Century Pair of Profile Portraits. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, bust-length portraits of a gentleman in a dark blue jacket with gold buttons; the lady also in a dark blue coat More ...

Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) An Address of the Gentlemen and Principal Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, to His Excellency Governor Gage.

Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) An Address of the Gentlemen and Principal Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, to His Excellency Governor Gage.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) An Address of the Gentlemen and Principal Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, to His Excellency Governor Gage. [Boston: No Printer, 1775]. The left-hand half only of this More ...

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925)      Study of a Man's Head

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) Study of a Man's Head

Auction:
2750B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 19, 2014
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$243,000$200,000

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) Study of a Man's Head, c. 1878 Unsigned, inscribed "182" and "4242" with red wax seal remnants on the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 22 x 17 1/4 in. (55.9 x More ...

American School, 19th Century      Pair of Profile Portraits.

American School, 19th Century Pair of Profile Portraits.

Auction:
2743T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2014
Lot:
1246
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Pair of Profile Portraits. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, bust-length portraits of a gentleman in a dark blue jacket with gold buttons; the lady also in a dark blue coat More ...

Screaming Eagle 2007, 1 bottle

Screaming Eagle 2007, 1 bottle

Auction:
2734T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Jun 17, 2014
Lot:
500
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Screaming Eagle 2007, 1 bottle Napa "As impossible as it might seem, the 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon takes things to another level. An exquisite, celestial bouquet melds into endless layers of fruit More ...