Beautiful catalog of "The Elizabeth Parke Firestone Collection of Gold Boxes and Objects of Vertu," held November 19, 1982 at Christie's in New York. All 57 lots are illustrated in color. Prices ranged up to $308,000. Catalog is unmarked and in very good condition. Includes list of prices realized.
Very slim hardcover catalog with brief history of the diamond and the emperor and two photos of the gem, one under fluorescent light. Scan is not very good in terms of color because the lettering and decoration is gold gilt on glossy dark blue which did not reproduce well.
HARDCOVER catalogue with dust jacket, excellent condition, titled, "The Morgan Collection of Highly Important English and Continental Silver and Objects of Virtue." Sale was held on October 26, 1982. The top lot was a Charles II silver-gilt toilet set that sold for $418,000. Catalog is clean inside and out (there are price notations written in it). All 68 lots are illustrated, many in color, with one fold-out. 10" high X 8" wide, 68 pages...
Auction of Fine Judaica (196 lots), English and Continental Silver, Russian Works of Art, Watches and Objects of Vertu, held by Christie's in New York on October 25 and 26, 1982. As always, a beautiful, heavily illustrated catalog -- 605 lots in all. In very good condition, with some price notations for the last hundred or so lots. Includes prices realized list. We have another Judaica catalog, from Skinner, on Cyberattic. We would sell both for $35 including Priority Mail shipping.
Catalog of sale of Important 19th and 20th Century American Paintings and Bronzes From the Collection of the Late Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, held by Sotheby Parke Bernet in New York on October 31, 1975. Some price notations in catalog and partial name on cover, otherwise generally a very good copy. the...
Illustrated catalog for sale held by Sotheby Parke Bernet in New York on May 26, 1977, which included works by Frida Kahlo (Arbol de la Esperanza Mantente Firma), Miguel Covarrubias, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Rufino Tamayo. Clean, no markings, minor crinkles to corners of cover.
Slim but wonderful catalog of Christie's sale of this fabled item in New York on October 20, 1997. Included is a fascinating essay on the piece with many illustrations.
HARDCOVER beautifully illustrated catalog of this sale of Highly Important American Furniture from the Collection of Dr. C. Ray Franklin, held in New York City on October 13, 1984. Profusely illustrated. Catalog is in mint condition with dust wrapper.
Fully illustrated in color, this catalog includes 231 lots. The Greenfield Collection of Russian Enamels was the largest such collection to appear at auction. Catalog is in mint condition and includes the list of prices realized.
Large quarto softcover with fascinating drawings and illustrations from the University of Toronto Press, published in 1972, 254 pp. Condition is very good: clean and tight. ISBN 0-8020-6255-5.
Antique blown glass topette with six rings from an old French bar. Each ring represented a dose, or one drink, of absinthe, which was diluted with water, often poured over a sugar cube, before drinking. The bar patron was charged for however many doses he or she consumed. This topette was hand blown in heavy lead glass, has a nice polished pontil on the bottom and also has some of the characteristics one finds in hand blown pieces...
Catalog from Northeast Auctions (Ronald Bourgeault) of "The Kilcup Collection of Americana" held on August 6, 2006. There were 315 lots all of which are illustrated in full color. Includes the prices realized list from the sale. Mint condition, unmarked. Price includes free Priority Mail shipping within the USA.