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Lot 1187: Three Gold, Diopside, Tanzanite and Diamond Rings

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Three Gold, Diopside, Tanzanite and Diamond Rings 14 kt., ap. 9 dwts. Sizes 5 1/5, 6 1/2 & 8 1/4. C 

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 1188: Two Gold, Tanzanite, Diopside and Diamond Rings

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Two Gold, Tanzanite, Diopside and Diamond Rings 14 kt. yellow & white gold, ap. 4.7 dwts. Sizes 6 & 7 3/4. C 

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 1189: Three Gold, Diopside, Tanzanite and Diamond Rings

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Three Gold, Diopside, Tanzanite and Diamond Rings 14 kt. yellow & white gold, ap. 6.6 dwts. Sizes 6 1/2 & 7 1/2. C 

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 1190: Three Gold, Tanzanite, Diopside and Diamond Rings

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Three Gold, Tanzanite, Diopside and Diamond Rings 14 kt. yellow & white gold, ap. 7.1 dwts. Size 6 1/2, 6 3/4 & 7 1/2. C 

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 1250: Group of Gold, Turquoise, Simulated Turquoise and Coral Jewelry

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Group of Gold, Turquoise, Simulated Turquoise and Coral Jewelry 14 & 18 kt., ap. 41.3 dwts. gross. Sizes 6 3/4 & 8 1/2. C 

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Platinum and Diamond Ring

Lot 1360: Platinum and Diamond Ring

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Platinum and Diamond Ring One round diamond ap. 1.60 cts. Size 8 1/4. C Estate of a New York Collector

Condition Report: H-I-SI2. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 1364: Gold, Diamond, Citrine and Blue Enamel Ring

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Gold, Diamond, Citrine and Blue Enamel Ring 14 kt., diamonds ap. .80 ct., ap. 8.5 dwts. Size 7 1/4. C 

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 1373: Gold and Abalone Shell Ring and Pair of Earclips

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Gold and Abalone Shell Ring and Pair of Earclips 14 kt., ap. 9.4 dwts. Size 8. C 

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 1430: Platinum, Cabochon Gray Sapphire and Diamond Ring

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Platinum, Cabochon Gray Sapphire and Diamond Ring Diamonds ap. .50 ct., ap. 4.6 dwts. Size 9 1/4. • 

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 2044: Gold Band Ring

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Gold Band Ring 18 kt., ap. 5.3 dwts. Size 10. C Bank of America

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 2047: Gold Ring

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Gold Ring 14 kt., ap. 1.7 dwts. Size 5 1/4. C Bank of America

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 2048: Gold Band Ring

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: Gold Band Ring 14 kt., ap. 3.3 dwts. Size 9 1/4. C Bank of America

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 2053: United States Gold Twenty Dollar Coin and United States One Cent Coin

by Doyle New York

2014

USA

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Description: United States Gold Twenty Dollar Coin and United States One Cent Coin C Bank of America

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Lot 83: * JESSIE ARMS BOTKE (1883-1971, AMERICAN) "Ducks"

by Keys Fine Art Auctioneers

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Aylsham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £6,000 - £8,000

Description: * JESSIE ARMS BOTKE (1883-1971, AMERICAN) "Ducks" oil on board, signed lower right and inscribed with title verso 7½ x 9ins together with JESSIE ARMS BOTKE (1883-1971, AMERICAN) "Fish" oil on board, signed lower right 13½ x 16ins (2) Jessie Hazel Arms Botke was born to English parents in Chicago, where she attended the local Art Institute. Reaching her artistic peak in the 1950s, Botke drew inspiration from Japanese screens, becoming famous for her bold decorative works of exotic birds - in which she frequently employed the use of gold leaf. Even in her own time, she was recognised as one of the most celebrated decorative painters of the 20th Century. A stroke in 1967 ended her painting career and Botke died four years later in Santa Paula, aged 88.

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Lot 179: Five albums of large-size photographs - film-stars

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: Five albums of large-size photographs - film-stars and stars of stage and screen, many 20th Century Fox circa 1960's onwards

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Lot 180: An album of various black and white photographic

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £50

Description: An album of various black and white photographic postcards - Stars of Stage and Screen etc

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Lot 182: Five albums containing numerous large-size

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: Five albums containing numerous large-size photographs - stars of stage and screen, mainly 1960's/70's

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Lot 185: Three albums of photographs - mainly portraits of

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: Three albums of photographs - mainly portraits of stars of stage and screen, some bearing original signatures including Anna Neagle, Petula Clark, Dirk Bogarde, Alec Guinness, Jack Warner, Margaret Lockwood and numerous others etc

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Lot 186: Six albums of various large-size photographs -

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: Six albums of various large-size photographs - stars of stage and screen together with film cards etc, mainly 1960's/1970's

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Lot 193: Three albums of various portrait postcards - stars

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: Three albums of various portrait postcards - stars of stage and screen 1930's - 1960's/70's including some signed examples

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Eight Victorian large-size photographs of The

Lot 223: Eight Victorian large-size photographs of The

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: Eight Victorian large-size photographs of The isles of Scilly including coastline scenes, flower-pickers, Tresco, Penninnis Head and Bluff, Hugh Town and others etc

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Seven Victorian large-size photographs of Penzance

Lot 225: Seven Victorian large-size photographs of Penzance

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: Seven Victorian large-size photographs of Penzance including Penzance from Newlyn 1873, St. Michaels Mount and others etc

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Lot 537: A collection of various modern, mainly boxed,

by Martyn Rowe

August 8, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Redruth, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £40 - £60

Description: A collection of various modern, mainly boxed, tinplate clockwork toys including four various boxed robots, Chinese table-tennis players, motorcycle and sidecar, vintage car, figure with rotovator etc

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Tin Standing Grease Lamp, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the circular pan with wick support and loop handle on single leg cente

Lot 115: Tin Standing Grease Lamp, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the circular pan with wick support and loop handle on single leg cente

by Skinner

2014

USA

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Description: Tin Standing Grease Lamp, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the circular pan with wick support and loop handle on single leg centered on drip pan with crenulated rim, (imperfections), ht. 3 1/2, dia. 4 in. Provenance: The Howard Roth Collection.

Condition Report: Some rust on bottom of drip pan. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Life-size Polychrome Carved Walnut Bear, probably Black Forest, Germany, late 19th century, the detailed bear with glass eyes and an op

Lot 527: Life-size Polychrome Carved Walnut Bear, probably Black Forest, Germany, late 19th century, the detailed bear with glass eyes and an op

by Skinner

2014

USA

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Description: Life-size Polychrome Carved Walnut Bear, probably Black Forest, Germany, late 19th century, the detailed bear with glass eyes and an open mouth, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 33 1/8, wd. 57, dp. 18 in.

Condition Report: shrinkage crack where sections of the carving were glued together The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Large Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Spreadwing Eagle Weathervane, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th cent

Lot 531: Large Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Spreadwing Eagle Weathervane, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th cent

by Skinner

2014

USA

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Description: Large Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Spreadwing Eagle Weathervane, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, the flattened full-body form with cast zinc head and feet perched on a ball, verdigris surface with traces of original gilt, with stand, ht. 30 1/2, lg. 39 in.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Four Oval Lap-seam Shaker Boxes, 19th century, graduating upward in size, the smallest with old yellow/green paint and indistinct green

Lot 560: Four Oval Lap-seam Shaker Boxes, 19th century, graduating upward in size, the smallest with old yellow/green paint and indistinct green

by Skinner

2014

USA

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Description: Four Oval Lap-seam Shaker Boxes, 19th century, graduating upward in size, the smallest with old yellow/green paint and indistinct green-painted inscription on lid, the largest a dark green-painted example with swing handle, lg. 6 to 13 in.

Condition Report: paint wear and cracks to smallesy and largest, second largest box refinished. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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International Order of Odd Fellows Carved, Gilt, and Painted Heart and Hand Staff, possibly Ohio, late 19th century, the open hand cent

Lot 717: International Order of Odd Fellows Carved, Gilt, and Painted Heart and Hand Staff, possibly Ohio, late 19th century, the open hand cent

by Skinner

2014

USA

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Description: International Order of Odd Fellows Carved, Gilt, and Painted Heart and Hand Staff, possibly Ohio, late 19th century, the open hand centering a red-painted heart, with flared incised cuff and red shaft, overall lg. 66 in.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Moses Tyler and Co. Stoneware Inkwell, Albany, New York, mid-19th century, cylindrical form with blue decorated incised top, large cent

Lot 831: Moses Tyler and Co. Stoneware Inkwell, Albany, New York, mid-19th century, cylindrical form with blue decorated incised top, large cent

by Skinner

2014

USA

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Description: Moses Tyler and Co. Stoneware Inkwell, Albany, New York, mid-19th century, cylindrical form with blue decorated incised top, large central hole surrounded by three smaller holes, side stamped "M. Tyler 7 Co. Albany," and tooled bottom edge, dia. 4 1/2 in.

Condition Report: small chip to bottom edge, small imperfections in-fireing The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Lot 18: CHINESE YIXING CLAY TEAPOT - Small size with reddish brown color and longer spout. Characters and "star" mark on base. Condition goo...

by Pacific Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: CHINESE YIXING CLAY TEAPOT - Small size with reddish brown color and longer spout. Characters and "star" mark on base. Condition good. 3.75"H x 5.75"W handle to spout.

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Lot 19A: FULL SIZE DECORATIVE RATTAN RICKSHAW - Modified replication of a working rickshaw constructed with rattan and bamboo; pegged for easy..

by Pacific Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: FULL SIZE DECORATIVE RATTAN RICKSHAW - Modified replication of a working rickshaw constructed with rattan and bamboo; pegged for easy disassembly. Decorative function only. Comes with a woven hat; 23" diameter. Unmarked. Condition good. 20th century. 64"H x 86" long x 30"W

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Lot 108: JAPANESE SCREEN - Four panel folding screen features a watercolor on paper picturing tree branches with white flowers. With artist s...

by Pacific Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: JAPANESE SCREEN - Four panel folding screen features a watercolor on paper picturing tree branches with white flowers. With artist seal. Condition good; minor surface wear, small indent lower right. Mid 20th century. 35.5" x 68" framed.

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Lot 114: ALTAR CABINET - Contemporary Chinese style with scroll tray top, traditional-style cloud-form corbels, three upper drawers over cent...

by Pacific Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: ALTAR CABINET - Contemporary Chinese style with scroll tray top, traditional-style cloud-form corbels, three upper drawers over central double door compartment, brass hardware and straight skirting. Condition good. Mid 20th century. 34" x 67" x 18".

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Lot 121: CHINESE CARVED IVORY FU DOG CENSOR - Hand carved ivory censor; tripod form. Body has a relief carved dragon design to both sides. Tw...

by Pacific Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: CHINESE CARVED IVORY FU DOG CENSOR - Hand carved ivory censor; tripod form. Body has a relief carved dragon design to both sides. Two handles carved into the shape of dragons and two figural fu dogs on top of lid. Fully reticulated scroll design screen to lid. Includes rectangular wooden base. Condition, good. Pre-ban; First half 20th century. 12"H x 10"W x 6"D.

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Lot 140B: POTTERY BUDDHA AMULET - Larger size amulet portraying the seated Buddha in the Bhumisparsha mudra. Image is on both sides. Thin bras...

by Pacific Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: POTTERY BUDDHA AMULET - Larger size amulet portraying the seated Buddha in the Bhumisparsha mudra. Image is on both sides. Thin brass frame. Condition good. Made in Thailand/Sold in Cambodia. Early 19th century. 2.75"H

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Lot 177: CHINESE CARVED ROSEWOOD FIGURE OF JI GONG - From monk to folk hero to religious deity, Ji Gong was known as the Mad Monk due to his...

by Pacific Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: CHINESE CARVED ROSEWOOD FIGURE OF JI GONG - From monk to folk hero to religious deity, Ji Gong was known as the Mad Monk due to his eccentric behavior and disregard for monastic rules. Nonetheless he was compassionate to all and assisted the poor through the magical powers of his fan. He is seen holding a bottle of wine and a bone, with his fan strapped to his back. Apparently unmarked. Condition good. 10.75"H

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Lot 223A: TWO VINTAGE BEADED NECKLACES - One is a double strand of hand-knotted green colored pearls (17"L), apparently real, of varied size a...

by Pacific Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: TWO VINTAGE BEADED NECKLACES - One is a double strand of hand-knotted green colored pearls (17"L), apparently real, of varied size and shape. A pendant of rough faceted polished green stone, translucent and highly included, hangs from the necklace. A small silver metal disc at the clasp is marked with a "C", a "T" anchor shape and a small "S", no other marks seen. The other necklace (35"L) is of iridescent green crystal beads and varied shape green and white beads, some knotted, finished with a gold color metal oval hidden clasp marked "silver." 20th century. Condition good.

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William Henry Harrison

Lot 23: William Henry Harrison

by RR Auction

August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: ALS signed "Willm Henry Harrison," four pages on two adjoining sheets, 7.5 x 12.5, September 18, 1816. Letter to Peter Hagner, in part: "When I received your letter containing a Statement of Certain Claims made by Mr. Orr against the Government I appointed a day to meet Capt. Oliver in Cincinnati for the purpose of examining the statements together that we might write in affording you all the light on the Subject which it was in our power to afford. But when I expected to meet him, I found that he had taken a trip...I enclose you the statement with the several items numbered & here follow my remarks on each.No 1 I made in the course of the last Winter a long statement containing all the circumstances which authorised this purchase to be laid before a Committee of Congress...amongst the documents which accompanied it were the original letters from Gen Gano to me describing his situation & that of the Garrisons of Sandusky & Put in Bay & the neglect of the Contractor to broker the necessary supplies. A referrence to these documents will furnish all the information which I can give. Capt. Olliver says that the documents which accompanied his accounts will also shew the Correctness of his proceedings.No 2 & 3 I do not know from the manner in which these two charges is made to what purchases they refer. I suppose however that they refer to the purchase of Beef Cattle made by Mr. Piatt in the fall of 1813 & to the Purchases made by him in the Winter following winter for the supplying the troops at Detroit under orders given by General Cass & Colo Butler in the first instance & afterwards repeated by me...in June 1813 I offered to deliver to Mr. Orr the whole of the public provisions, he refused to take them upon the only terms which I thought proper to offer them...After the Contractor had refused to take them in June I did not think that the Government were obliged to deliver them. When they had been bought at great expense, difficulty & risque to the very margin of the lake. From a calculation which was made by Col. Bartlett the Quarter Master General it appeared that the United States would gain a considerable sum by pursuing this course-as the state in which the provisions then were would enable the commissioner to issue them with little or no loss...The other considerable purchase of provisions made by the Commissary was done by the direction of Gen Cass & Col. Butler (who successively commanded at Detroit) to supply the neglect of the contractor in furnishing the troops then...The march of the Army up the Thames was certainly rapid but I cannot conceive why it should be called Desultory.-the rear of the Army was safe & the Contractors proper I should suppose might have taken care of the Hides-Altho not within my own knowledge I think it very probable that beeves were often taken in the way here stated & the Hides lost to the Contractors...I shall be at Washington in December & will then settle the account and will also give any further information in my power on the subject of Mr. Orr's claims." In very good condition, with intersecting folds (horizontal fold passing through the signature), some separations to folds expertly reinforced, and overall toning.Harrison's letter responds to an inquiry made into whether he had misused funds during the War of 1812, undermining contractors for his own personal gain; it was found, however, that 'general Harrison stands above suspicion as to his having had any pecuniary or improper connexion with the officers of the commissariat for the supply of his army; that he did not wantonly or improperly interfere with the rights of the contractors.' The Battle of the Thames, which he touches upon at the end of the letter, was a decisive US victory and critical moment in Harrison's military career. The battle took place on October 5, 1813, and resulted in the death of Shawnee chief Tecumseh, whose alliance with the British subsequently fell to pieces. The American victory led to the re-establishment of American control over the Northwest frontier. Harrison was then able to negotiate an armistice at Detroit with the chiefs and representatives of several Native American tribes, and then returned to Washington where he was celebrated as a hero-a legacy that would help him rise to presidential office in later years.

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U. S. Grant

Lot 44: U. S. Grant

by RR Auction

August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $2,500

Description: Ink signature, "Ulysses S. Grant, Lt. Gen. U.S.A., Galena, Ill., Aug. 28th, 1865," on an off-white 4 x 2.5 card. In fine condition, with light scattered toning and soiling. Grant had returned to Galena, his hometown, on August 18, welcomed by a jubilant populous excited to see its new war hero. There were parades, fireworks, and speeches given, and Grant was presented with a house, which he lived in until becoming president. Full Grant signatures from any period of his life are extraordinarily rare and almost never appear at auction.

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U. S. Grant

Lot 47: U. S. Grant

by RR Auction

August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $800

Description: Two oversized 11.5 x 9.75 photos affixed to opposing sides of a single 15 x 13 mount: one of President Grant's sickbed, captions: "The Sick-Room. Where the Hero spent the larger part of his time during the first month at Mount McGregor"; and the other showing the Walker Light Guards before Grant's funeral, captioned: "The Grant Funeral. View of the Walker Light Guards, Co. B, 1st Regiment, Capt. Henry C. Jones, preparatory to their Departure from Richmond for New York, to join the Funeral Cortege of General Grant." Some staining and chipping to mount edges, and a mounting strip along one edge, otherwise fine condition.

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John Brown

Lot 155: John Brown

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: A zealous opponent of slavery (1800-1859), Brown was hanged for treason, murder, and conspiracy after an attempt to capture the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry and distribute the weapons to slaves. ALS signed "John Brown," one page, lightly-lined, 7 x 4.5, February 7, 1849. Letter to Perham Sewall & Co, who were involved in the wool trade in Boston. In full: "By our last advices from Europe we perceive that we are holding our fine wools decidedly below exporting prices. If you will make thorough enquiry in your city for the best terms on which we can ship to a large quantity of wool (verry tight pocked) to Liverpool, or London; we will endeavour to serve you in some way to compensate you for the trouble. We shall not want to pack I untill the weather becomes milder; as it will not pack tight in verry cold weather. We sent you all the No 3 wool we had at the time. The other wool you last directed us to send will be ready today probably." Three lines of a draft letter in Brown's hand are penned on the reverse and signed "Yours, P & B," in full: "what would be considered of what is considered very good condition for what the lot would scour away more than 28 per cent that bei[ng] standard condition." In very good condition, with three vertical folds, scattered staining, and trimmed edges.At this time, Brown was in Springfield, Massachusetts, where he had set up an office in 1846 for his wool business, begun with Simon Perkins. Although Brown was adept at raising sheep and sorting, grading, and preparing wool for sale, he was a poor businessman and continually failed to sell his wool at the price he desired. He believed that he could get better prices abroad, and in August 1849 he sailed to England with 200,000 pounds of wool-this letter, written six months earlier, demonstrates his belief that his product would be more valuable abroad and anticipates his August voyage, which would end in utter failure. His wool was poorly received in Great Britain-not because of its quality, but because Englishmen believed it impossible to raise good wool in America, stubbornly refusing to pay him well for it. After two months of failure, Brown lamented 'I have a great deal of stupid obstinate prejudice to contend with, as well as conflicting interests both in this country and abroad.' Ultimately, Brown was forced to sell the wool at 50% below the value he could have gotten in America, and returned home.

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Henry Dearborn

Lot 173: Henry Dearborn

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: General (1751-1829) during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 who served as secretary of war under Thomas Jefferson. LS, one page, 7.75 x 9.75, April 21, 1801. Letter to Israel Whelen. In part: "I have rec'd your letters...and return the requisitions made by Col. Hodgdon & Gen'l Irvine, approved. Agreeably to your request I have issued my warrant directing the sum of 5276 Ds & 42 Cents to be remitted to you...and written to the Superintendent authorising him to furnish you with such suitable articles for the Indian Trade." In very good condition, with scattered creases, toning to horizontal folds, and a small hole affecting one word.

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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Lot 362: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $800

Description: Bank check, 7.5 x 3, filled out in another hand and signed by Chamberlain, "J. L. Chamberlain," payable to J. Crawford for $20.00, August 12, 1869. Left side bears a two-cent revenue stamp initialed by Chamberlain. A vertical fold through a single letter of signature, some scattered toning, and a punch hole and pencil notation above signature, otherwise fine condition.

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George S. Patton

Lot 387: George S. Patton

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: Remembered as the hard-driving, unrelenting military hero who led head-first through World War II's most important operations-the Invasion of Sicily, the rapid drive across France following the Invasion of Normandy, the relief of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge-General Patton's steady correspondence with a young Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, woman by the name of Mary Jane Krieger reveal a much kinder side of the general. These letters, most affectionately addressed to "My dear Mary Jane," offer kind remarks of appreciation for packages sent and apologies for delayed correspondence, many of them being sent during his busiest times during the war. Patton wrote to her until his final days-one of the last four letters he ever wrote was to thank her for a book of poems she sent as a Christmas gift. Wonderful archive of eight TLSs from Patton to Krieger, each signed "G. S. Patton, Jr.," one page, 8 x 10.5, dated between May 17, 1944, and November 8. 1945, with all but one being war-dated. Most contain general content, briefly responding to Krieger's letters and thank her for her support. In his letter of June 4, 1944-just two days before D-Day-he writes, in part: "Owing to extreme pre-occupation, I am unable at this time to write you further." Although Patton did not directly participate in the D-Day landings at Normandy, he served as a decoy and went to England, drawing Axis defenses to the north of France to create weakness in the southern regions where the attack was actually planned. His letter of June 27, in part: "I appreciate your offer of candy and when we get some place where we are settled long enough to eat it, I will let you know." At this time, Patton and his Third US Army was moving from England to France, where they would gain much ground in July, hence the uncertainty of his exact whereabouts. His next letter, sent on August 6, came as they rapidly advanced through France. In part: "Owing to the fact that I am especially busy at the moment, doing what you can imagine, I cannot write more at the time." Advancing first into Brittany and then swinging eastward, Patton's Third Army traveled over 250 miles across France. It crossed the Seine River southeast of Paris in late August. In a later letter, sent on November 11, 1944, Patton writes, "Thank you very much for your birthday greeting card which actually reached me on my birthday. It was thoughtful of you to send it." This letter was actually sent on his birthday which, interestingly, shares its November 11 date with Armistice Day. Also present is Krieger's scrapbook and her handwritten draft of a telegram she sent to Patton after learning of his car accident. Her telegram is dated December 14, 1945, six days after his car accident in Germany, and reads simply, "My very best wishes." Unfortunately, Patton would pass away from his wounds on December 21. Kriger's large scrapbook contains many affixed photos and newspaper clippings related to Patton, most importantly including Patton's 2.25˝ diameter red, white, and blue Third US Army cloth patch most assuredly sent to her by the general. Letters in overall fine condition. An outstanding chronicle of a well-known correspondence, spanning some of the most critical days of the war.

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Andy Warhol

Lot 552: Andy Warhol

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: Invitation to a reception celebrating the opening of Warhol's exhibition 'Ladies and Gentlemen,' depicting one of his works from the series on the front, two pages, 5.75 x 8.25, February 14, 1976, signed and inscribed in the lower border in black felt tip, "M. Martin, Andy Warhol." Irregular adhesion to ink in his last name, otherwise fine condition. The 'Ladies and Gentlemen' series consisted of ten screen-printed portraits of African-American drag queens. The exhibition of these works was held from February 13 to March 6, 1976, at the Bischofberger Gallery in St. Moritz.

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Tom and Jerry

Lot 594: Tom and Jerry

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: Collection of five production cels from a Tom and Jerry cartoon, with four showing only Tom and one with both Tom and Jerry. Images range in size from 2.5 x 4.5 up to 7.5 x 7.25 with overall sizes of 12.5 x 10.5. In fine condition.

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Margaret Mitchell

Lot 663: Margaret Mitchell

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $2,500

Description: TLS, one page, 7 x 11, personal letterhead, October 1, 1936. Letter to psychiatrist Dr. [C.E.] Mayos. In part: "I do not know what the movies will do to 'Gone With the Wind'. However, I will have no part in it, having sold the picture rights outright. I am not going to Hollywood. There have been so few pictures which portrayed successfully any psychological reactions of characters that I fear the worst. When Scarlett appears on the screen, she will probably emerge as that type which used to be called 'a saucy minx.'" In fine condition, with intersecting folds. Although she had no say in the casting or production of the film adaptation, Mitchell was rumored to favor Miriam Hopkins for the role of Scarlett-deemed too old for the part, Hopkins was never considered. Any Mitchell letter featuring Gone With the Wind content is extremely desirable, this one even more so with its wonderful commentary on the iconic Scarlett O'Hara.

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Autograph Album

Lot 943: Autograph Album

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $2,500

Description: Substantial leatherbound autograph album compiled as a chronicle of the 1920s entertainment industry, measuring a hefty 10.5 x 13.5 x 5, and containing over 300 signed items, including letters, photos, and signatures affixed within. The collection was originally gathered by Clarence E. Bissell (1893-1976), who served under General John J. Pershing during the Pancho Villa Expedition and First World War. He married Margaret Maines in 1922 and created this scrapbook as a gift for her, a gifted dancer and pianist in her own right and lover of all things musical and theatrical. Bissell meticulously arranged the collection by alphabet within individual categories, including producers, moving pictures directors, band leaders, famous musicians and conductors, noted jazz orchestra leaders, opera and concert stars, Shakespearian players, blackface comedians and minstrels, noted clowns, magicians, vaudeville artists, noted stage stars, and screen stars.The main attractions are undoubtedly a Harry Houdini signature, and signatures of the four Marx Brothers on a single slip, with Groucho and Zeppo using their given names: "Julius H. Marx," "Herbert Marx," "Chico Marx," and "Harpo Marx"; an additional slip is signed by Harpo using his real name, "Yours truly, Arthur Marx." Additional highlights include: D. W. Griffith (signature), John Philip Sousa (signature), Eddie Cantor (signature), Fred and Adele Astaire (signatures), Noel Coward (signature), W. C. Fields (signature), Mabel Normand (signature), Bert Lahr (signature), Basil Rathbone (ANS), Tom Mix (signature), and O. P. Heggie (signature).Among the other prominent signers are Preston Sturges (signature), Edward G. Robinson (ANS), Barbara Stanwyck (SP), George Arliss (signature), Faye Bainter (SP), Jules Bledsoe (ALS), Fanny Brice (signature), Joe E. Brown (signature), Leo Carrillo (signature and ALS), Katharine Cornell (signature), Helen Hayes (signature), Walter Huston (signature), Louis Wolheim (signature), Bebe Daniels (TLS), Richard Dix (SP), Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. (signature), Olive Thomas (SP), and Ona Munson (signature).In overall very good to fine condition. A more comprehensive list is available online here. This is a magnificent assemblage of autographs that truly captures the essence of the entertainment world during the 'roaring twenties,' containing a number of rare and sought-after figures.

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Clark Gable

Lot 956: Clark Gable

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August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Impressive and oversized pearl-finish 10 x 13 Hurrell photo, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Wally Ford, May your first one be one of your best-I am glad to have been able to make it with you. It was my good fortune believe me. Clark Gable, Oct. 1, 1931." In very good condition, with trimmed bottom edge, tape remnants to each corner tip, scattered light rippling and creasing, irregular ink adhesion to portions of signature and inscription, and a light horizontal bend and stain above signature and inscription. Accompanied by the photo's original mat which bears a 1997 Christie's auction label. A handsome image from Gable's Hollywood beginnings, with nice association to fellow actor Wallace Ford, who would go on to appear in over 200 films after his screen debut in Possessed.

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Lost in Space

Lot 1059: Lost in Space

by RR Auction

August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Amherst, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: Glossy 10 x 8 photo of the cast from the classic television series, signed by eight cast members, in black and blue felt tip. Signers include: June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Bill Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Jonathan Harris, and Dick Tufeld [voice of robot]. In very fine condition.

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