Discovery Auction

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02116 Boston, MA
United States
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Date of the auction: 17.11.2005

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"Sevres" Louis XVI Style Ormolu-Mounted Cobalt Glazed Porcelain Mantel...

"Sevres" Louis XVI Style Ormolu-Mounted Cobalt Glazed Porcelain Mantel Urn, late 19th century, ht. 22 in. Provenance: Property of James Kourafas from the estate of George E. Belcher, Stoughton, Massachusetts

Lot #: 443

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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"Sevres" Porcelain and Gilt-metal Mounted Vase and Cover"Sevres" Porcelain...

"Sevres" Porcelain and Gilt-metal Mounted Vase and Cover, enamel decorated with figures and landscapes, (restored), ht. 19 in

Lot #: 170

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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"William Blake & Co. Formerly H.N. Hooper & Co." Cast Bronze Bell"William...

"William Blake & Co. Formerly H.N. Hooper & Co." Cast Bronze Bell, Boston

Lot #: 579

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(American History)(American History)

(American History), two titles; The American Revolution, Philadelphia, 1793, two volumes in one, calf, (boards detached, binding losses, scuffed, chipped); The Grayjackets: How they lived, fought and died for Dixie, Richmond, 1867, ex-libris Frederic B.M. Cady, (worn, chipped, boards loose

Lot #: 549

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(Art, Two Volumes)(Art, Two Volumes)

(Art, Two Volumes), Cartoons from "Punch", 1843-1878, London; 1878, (binding broken), and Walton, William, Chefs-D'Oeuvre de L'Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1889, Edition De Luxe, (w.a.f

Lot #: 511

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(Brown, John) (1800-1859)(Brown, John) (1800-1859)

(Brown, John) (1800-1859), piece of gallows from John Brown hanging, framed with print entitled The Last Moments of John Brown. Provenance: Remember When Auctions, Inc., New Hampshire, May 21st, 2000, lot 371

Lot #: 740

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(Decorative Bindings)(Decorative Bindings)

(Decorative Bindings) Eleven volumes, Thomas Mann titles, various editions, all half gilt tooled black morocco and green cloth

Lot #: 668

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(Early Leather Binding)(Early Leather Binding)

(Early Leather Binding), La Vie de Don Alphonse Blas, Amsterdam, 1754, tree calf, 8vo

Lot #: 539

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(Militaria), (Boston Light Infantry)(Militaria), (Boston Light Infantry)

(Militaria), (Boston Light Infantry), scrapbook compiled by Austin B. Sylvester of the Boston Light Infantry, containing partially printed and manuscript orders, handbills, clippings, etc., (boards loose or detached, staining, losses

Lot #: 718

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(Poetry)(Poetry)

(Poetry), Shakespeare's Sonnets, Passionate Pilgrim, etc., Philadelphia, with pencil notations purportedly made by poet Sara Teasdale

Lot #: 518

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(Princeton University)(Princeton University)

(Princeton University), "The Princetonian", volumes 1 and 2, in one volume, 1876

Lot #: 611

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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(Two Titles)(Two Titles)

(Two Titles), Manon Lescaut, London, 1841, extra illustrated; and Van Doren, Carl, Benjamin Franklin, New York: 1938, signed on endpaper

Lot #: 639

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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101-Piece Booths Real Old Willow Pattern Gilt Blue and White Transfer...

101-Piece Booths Real Old Willow Pattern Gilt Blue and White Transfer Decorated Porcelain Dinner Service

Lot #: 1008

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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103-Piece Hutschenreuther Magenta Dresden Pattern Porcelain Partial Dinner...

103-Piece Hutschenreuther Magenta Dresden Pattern Porcelain Partial Dinner Service, including covered tureen, gravy with undertray, soups, plates, cream soups, coffeepot, cups and saucers, etc

Lot #: 633

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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135-Piece Adams Blue Calyx Ware Partial Dinner Service.135-Piece Adams Blue...

135-Piece Adams Blue Calyx Ware Partial Dinner Service

Lot #: 632

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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1833 Julia Ann Taber Needlework Sampler1833 Julia Ann Taber Needlework Sampler

1833 Julia Ann Taber Needlework Sampler, Fairhaven

Lot #: 392

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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1846 Anna Preiszler Needlework Sampler1846 Anna Preiszler Needlework Sampler

1846 Anna Preiszler Needlework Sampler, German

Lot #: 287

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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18th Century Maple Ladder-back Armrocker with Woven Splint Seat.18th...

18th Century Maple Ladder-back Armrocker with Woven Splint Seat

Lot #: 955

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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1920s British Mahogany and Beveled Glass Music Cabinet.1920s British...

1920s British Mahogany and Beveled Glass Music Cabinet

Lot #: 643

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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1930s British Glazed Walnut Bowfront Display Cabinet.1930s British Glazed...

1930s British Glazed Walnut Bowfront Display Cabinet

Lot #: 994

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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19th Century German/Continental Carved Wooden Ceremonial Dividers19th...

19th Century German/Continental Carved Wooden Ceremonial Dividers, carved "1812" and a double-headed eagle and a crown

Lot #: 784

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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19th Century Grain Painted Pine Sewing Box with Sewing Implements.19th...

19th Century Grain Painted Pine Sewing Box with Sewing Implements

Lot #: 451

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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19th Century Log Cabin Pattern Pieced Printed Cotton Coverlet and a...

19th Century Log Cabin Pattern Pieced Printed Cotton Coverlet and a Disassembled Quilt Comprised of Approximately Thirty Pieced Panels

Lot #: 619

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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19th Century Zinc, Copper, and Iron Running Horse Lightning Rod/Weather...

19th Century Zinc, Copper, and Iron Running Horse Lightning Rod/Weather Vane

Lot #: 1023

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Abstract Acrylic on PaperAbstract Acrylic on Paper

Abstract Acrylic on Paper, signed "Paul", 38 x 31 1/2 in., matted and framed

Lot #: 111

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Adrianne Wortzel (American, b. 1941) Gift of the NileAdrianne Wortzel...

Adrianne Wortzel (American, b. 1941) Gift of the Nile, 1993, signed and dated "Adrianne Wortzel 1993" in pencil l.r., numbered and titled "AP 45..." in pencil l.l., drystamp l.r. Etching and aquatint in colors on cream paper, sheet size 22 x 30 in., framed. Condition: Deckled edges to three sides

Lot #: 258

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Aero Flyer Wooden Wagon.Aero Flyer Wooden Wagon.

Aero Flyer Wooden Wagon

Lot #: 871

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Albert Wolff, Cent Chefs-D'Oeuvre FolioAlbert Wolff, Cent Chefs-D'Oeuvre Folio

Albert Wolff, Cent Chefs-D'Oeuvre Folio, edition 14/600, Knoedler & Co. New York

Lot #: 699

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Aldous Huxley, Brave New WorldAldous Huxley, Brave New World

Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, Garden City Publishing Co., New York, 1932

Lot #: 818

Estimate: US$75 - US$100

Date: 17 Nov 2005

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Allan Rohan Crite, Were You There When They Crucified My LordAllan Rohan...

Allan Rohan Crite, Were You There When They Crucified My Lord, Harvard University Press, 1944, signed by Crite and others

Lot #: 618

Estimate: US$75 - US$125

Date: 17 Nov 2005