MITCHELL ZEPHIER LAKOTA NATIVE SILVER BELT BUCKLE Vintage Mitchell Zephier Lakota Sioux Native American sterling silver and base metal colored stone and mother-of-pearl inlay ornate cow skull motif oval belt buckle, inlayed with lapis lazuli and coral, red jasper, shell & mother-of-pearl. Marked: "PVH / 1990 / STERLING". Buckle measures: 3.37"L x 2.31"W. Approx: 2.35 ozt. inclusive.
MITCHELL ZEPHIER LAKOTA SIOUX INLAID BRASS BUCKLEThe multi-technique buckle in oval format is centered by an airborne bull bison decorated by stamped and stippled detail along with an inlaid horn. The bison leaps over bezel set semi-precious stones within a sunken, patinated roundel framed on two sides by cut-back feather designs filled with inlaid enamels, the lower edge embellished with half-sun stamp work. The work is signed and dated 1981 verso. Having been given the name Pretty Voice Hawk by his grandfather in family tradition, Mitchell signs his work PVH.Mitchell Zephier is a well-traveled and long serving Lakota Sioux artisan and master metal craftsman who has studied with other masters while himself, in Lakota tradition, instructed others in creating works inspired by Lakota tradition.Measures 3 x 4.25 inches.Very good condition throughout, no damage, repair, loss or wear.Provenance: The 40 year collection of Father Tom Wiederholt, Kansas City, Missouri. Tom was a close personal friend of scholar and curator Ralph 'Ted' Coe who advised Tom on most of his acquisitions.
(6) MITCHELL & BRADLEY ATLAS MAPS NEW YORK, BOSTON(lot of 6) Unframed atlas maps, Samuel Augustus Mitchell (United States, 1790-1868), c.1884, approx 15.25"h, 23.25"w, including: (1) plan of Boston, with inset of Boston Harbor, (1) plan of the city of Philadelphia and Camden, (1) County map of the state of New York, with inset maps of Albany, Buffalo, New York City, Rochester, and Troy, (1) New York and Brooklyn, with inset map of northern portion of New York City, together with (2) Bradley atlas maps, c.1880s, (one) County map of the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, (one) County map of Pennsylvania, approx 15.25"h, 23.75"w
(42) TEXANA RELATED BOOKS & PAMPHLETS(lot of 42) Texana books: (2 vol) "The King Ranch," Tom Lea, with slip case: (1) "The Republic of Texas," Wharton, 1922; (1) "The Cactus, 1922," UT Annual; (1) "Pioneer Women Teachers of Texas;" (1) "A Pictorial History of Texas," Gambrell, 1960; (1) "Buck Schiewetz' Texas;" (1) "Karankaway Country," Bedichek; (1) "Galveston: A History," McComb; (1) "Houston: A History," McComb; (1) "Galveston," Miller; (1) "The Katy Railroad and the Last Frontier," Masterson; (1) "A Texan at Bay," Crume; (1) "Geography of Texas," Smith & Walker; (1) "Workers and Wealth of Texas," Stigler & Tardy; (1) "A History of Texas Revised," Pennybacker; (1) "The Lusty Texans of Dallas," Rogers; (1) "A Century of Class," Rumbley; (1) "Diaper Days of Dallas," Dealey; (1) "Destiny in Dallas;" paperbacks: (1) "Destiny in Dallas," Denson; (1) "Texas Sketchbook," Fields; (1) "Tell Me About Texas;" (1) "Bob's Reader, Galveston Island, Texas;" (1) "The Story of Football at The University of Texas, 1893-1951;" (1) "How to Speak Southern," Mitchell; (1) "The Illustrated Texas Dictionary of the English Language," Everhart; (1) "A History of the French Legation of Texas," Hafertepe; (1) "We Said it with Flowers," Lewis; (1) "The Walden Home in the Valley;" (2) "Real Texans Don't Drink Scotch in their Dr. Pepper," Walraven; (1) "My Home is Austin, Texas," Love; (1) "Remember the Alamo!," Moffitt; (2) "Biennial Report, Texas State Library, 1964-1966;" (1) "The University of Texas Record, 1902;" (1) "The University of Texas Bulletin, November 1, 1930;" (1) "Bulletin of The University of Texas, July 8, 1912;" (1) "University of Texas, First Session-1883-84," reprint; (2) "Handbook of Sororities, University of Texas," the two covering 1945-1949; largest: approx 9"h, 11.75"w, 37.5lbs total
(15) BOOKS, OZ, FAUNTLEROY, NAOLEON & MORE(lot of 15) Books: (3) "The Royal Book of Oz", 1921, "The Hungary Tiger of Oz", 1926, "The Purple Prince of Oz", 1932, all based on books by L. Frank Baum, The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, edited by or by Ruth Plumly Thompson, illustrations; "Little Lord Fauntleroy", Frances Burnett, Scribners, 1932; "The Great Airport Mystery", F.W. Dixon, 1930; (1) "The Traitor", Thomas Dixon Jr., Doubleday, New York, 1907; "Gone With the Wind", M. Mitchell, Macmillan Company, October 1938 (second printing), cover tear at spine; "Missing Men of Saturn", Latham, Winston Co., "A Review of the Causes and Consequences of The Mexican War", William Jayu, Benjamin Mussey & Co., New York, 1849; "With Napoleon in Russia", Caulaincourt, William Morrow & Co., New York, 1935 (second printing), five other miscelaneous books, largest: 9.5"h, 6.5"w,1.75"d, total: 18.15lbs
GROUP OF TWELVE BOOKS RELATING TO ARCHITECTURE, GENEOLOGY AND DECORATIVE ARTSComprising:
An Introduction to English Church Architecture, vol. I and II by Francis Bond, Oxford University Press, London, 1913
Wenceslaus Hollar and His Views of London and Windsor in the Seventeenth Century by Arthur M. Hind, The Bodley Head Ltd, London, 1922
Capability Brown by Dorothy Stroud, Country Life Ltd., London, 1950
A Glossary of Architecture Third Edition, vol. I-III, John Henry Arthur, Oxford
Historic Farms of South Africa by Dorothea Fairbridge, Oxford University Press, London, 1931
The History of the Family of Drury by Arthur Campling, Mitchell Hughes and Clarke, London
The Furniture Designs of Chippendale, Hepplewhite and Sheraton by Arthur Hayden, Tudor Publishing Co., NY, 1930
Guide to Later Chinese Porcelain by W.B. Honey, University Press, London, 1927
Pottery & Porcelain: The Far East by Emil Hannover, Ernest Benn Ltd, London, 1925
Property from the Estate of R.C. Bald Donated by Margaret Bald Sold to Benefit the Finger Lakes Land Trust
Wear, staining, fading and foxing consistent to age and use. Three with dust jackets which have tears and losses. The three volumes of the glossary and Chinese porcelain with damage to spines and covers.Â Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.
PAIR OF MITCHEL GOLD AND BOB WILLIAMS CHROME, WHITE GLASS AND BLACK STAINED WOOD BEDSIDE TABLESEach with a plaque marked 'Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams'.
28 x 20 x 18 in.
Property from the Collection of Mary Wells Lawrence
In generally good condition and structurally sound. Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.
1846 MAP OF TEXAS OREGON & CALIFORNIA Important map "A/ New Map of/ Texas Oregon/ And/ California/ With the Regions Adjoining/ Compiled/ from the most recent authorities/ Philadelphia/ published by Samuel Augustus Mitchell / N.E. Corner of Market & Seventh Streets/ 1846". Now framed. Some toning lower left, some slight weakness noted at folds. One of the most popular maps of the period, used by gold seekers and fortune hunters. 23.5" x 22" overall, interior dimensions 22" x 20.5". Dimensions: 22" x 20.5" Condition: Toning lower left, some other areas of toning. Some small splits along fold lines. Coloring somewhat faded, but overall a fine example of this map.
NATIVE AMERICAN CARVED HORN AND BONE GROUPING. Including a Native American style carved antler totem depicting a bear, moose, wolves and eagles on a wood base; a Native American style carved mammoth ivory totem depicting a bears, Native Americans, wolf, bison, and an eagle on a wood base; a single sided signed and titled mammoth ivory sliver with etched colorized scrimshaw work depicting an "Eagle Man and Snake" - signed, " Linda Petree"; and a single sided signed antler with etched scrimshaw work depicting a Native American - signed, "F. T. Mitchell." on a wood base with crystal accents. From a Mount Vernon, NY estate. Dimensions: bone slice on stand measures approx. 4.25" in height. Condition: Items exhibits wear consistent with age.
FDR LIBRARY 5 BOOKS INCLUDING BEN FRANKLIN 1) "Life of Benjamin Franklin", NY 1851, Library tag #1147, "Franklin D Roosevelt/ Hyde Park - 1930", 4.5" x 3.25", 2) "The Interesting Life, Travels, Voyages and.... Paul Jones", Norwich, 1836, Library tag #1225, "Franklin D Roosevelt/ 1933", spine fragile/ loose, 3) (a folding map of) "New York", S. Augustus Mitchell, 1842, some creases and folds have split along seams, Library tag #1436, "FDR/ ER", 4) "Stories From Switzerland", London, Library tag #1025, "Franklin D Roosevelt/ Hyde Park/ 1924", 5) "An Easy Grammar of Geography", Willetts, Poughkeepsie, 1818, Library Tag #1065, "Franklin D. Roosevelt's Book / Washington, November 15 1935". 5 Books. From a Hollis, Queens, NY estate.
(5) LUDWIG BEMELMANS SIGNED BOOKS. 1) "Madeline in London", 1961, boldly signed 2) "Fifi", 1940, addressed "To Louise with Love, Ludwig", 3) "Italian Holiday", 1961, addressed "For Victor with Love, Ludwig." and and "Oct 61", 4) "Madeline and the Bad Hat", autographed stated first edition, in original book box, 5) "To the One I Love the Best", inscribed to "Elizabeth Mitchell" and signed and dated "1955". From a Hollis, Queens, NY estate. Condition: Covers to "Fifi" and cover to "The One I Love the Best" show tears / damage.
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