FULL
SCREEN
     

Lot 877    

Audubon Prints from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A group of six color lithographs, each numbered and titled on the plate depicting six species of quadrupeds (Jay's Marmot Squirrel, Nine-Banded Armadillo, American Black or Silver Fox, Hudson's Bay Lemming, American Marsh Shrew, Rocky Mountain Goats);6.25 x 9 in. (sight), 11 x 13.5 in. (framed).

John James Audubon is best known for his detailed drawings of bird species. However, in 1843 Audubon embarked on an exhibition to complete a thorough survey of North American mammals. He and his son John W. Audubon worked together and produced the series The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America from 1845-1848, just three years before the senior Audubon's death. The lithographs were engraved and hand colored by J.T. Bowen, a leading Philadelphia printmaker. 
Sold: $522.75
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

Baltimore Stenciled Cane-seated Bench
Lot # 379 - Baltimore Stenciled Cane-seated Bench
American (Baltimore, Maryland), 19th century. A late Classical Baltimore cane-seated bench with gilt stenciling and paint on the crest rail, seat rail and on the heavily turned legs; lg. 82, seat ht. 18 in.  > Item Details
Shaker Work Table in Cherry
Lot # 280 - Shaker Work Table in Cherry
American (Ohio), late 19th-early 20th century. A Shaker work table in cherry, with overhanging top, a long drawer with wooden knob, over block and turned tapering legs; ht. 28.5, wd. 31.5, dp. 23.75 in. A fine example of Union Village craftsmanship. > Item Details
Carved and Painted Fish Decoys
Lot # 602 - Carved and Painted Fish Decoys
American, 20th century. Two fish decoys of carved wood, embellished with multicolored paint, tin fins, and tack eyes, having rectangular belly weights, the larger a trout attributed to Fairview, Michigan; largest lg. 8.5 in. > Item Details
Scrimshawed Corset Busks
Lot # 556 - Scrimshawed Corset Busks
American, 19th century. A group of corset busks, one in whalebone, unadorned, one in maple carved on one side with hearts and spiral patterns and one in baleen scrimshawed on one side with sand dollars, vases of flowers and ships; lg. 13.25 in. (longest).  > Item Details
Silvio P. Zoratti Folk Art Carved Chipmunk
Lot # 789 - Silvio P. Zoratti Folk Art Carved Chipmunk
Silvio P. Zoratti (Italian-American, 1896-1992). A folk art hardwood carving of a an alert chipmunk by Ohio artist Zoratti, stamped Made by / Silvio P. Zoratti / 1965 / Chipmunk Up Stump on underside of base; ht. 10.5 in. This carving was purchased by the consignor at the Art and Antique Auction ... > Item Details
Reverse Painted and Decoupage Decorated Glass Ball
Lot # 768 - Reverse Painted and Decoupage Decorated Glass Ball
American, 19th century. A Victorian glass ball with reverse paint and decoupage decorations; dia. approx. 8 in. > Item Details
Patriotic Tole-Decorated Box
Lot # 864 - Patriotic Tole-Decorated Box
American, ca 1810-1820. A patriotic tole-decorated box, the lid featuring a stylized urn design above the motto Peace and Plenty, flanked by a group of red and gold lines, all against a black ground; lg. 6 in. > Item Details
Amish Winter Bonnet for a Child
Lot # 766 - Amish Winter Bonnet for a Child
American, 20th century. An Amish winter bonnet for a child, the exterior in navy blue cotton, the interior with a black velvet lining and two tie ribbons, supported by a turned maple stand; oah. 9.25 in. > Item Details
Pair of Blown Hurricane Shades
Lot # 35 - Pair of Blown Hurricane Shades
American, early 20th century. A pair of blown hurricane shades in clear glass with rolled lower rims; ht. of each 14.5 in. > Item Details
George Washington Cast Iron Andirons
Lot # 824 - George Washington Cast Iron Andirons
American. A pair of cast iron George Washington andirons with foundry mark, logo and number 1020 on figures and stands; ht. 15 in. > Item Details
German Bisque Doll
Lot # 660 - German Bisque Doll
German, ca 1880. A doll with a turnable bisque head and arms, closed mouth, dress with lace overlay and leather shoes; ht. 15 in. Note: Possibly early Kestner, but unmarked. > Item Details
Pair of Hawaiian Quilts
Lot # 343 - Pair of Hawaiian Quilts
American (Hawaii), 1990. A pair of quilts featuring the pattern "Crown of Queen Liliuokalani" (last monarch of Hawaii, 1838-1919) in red on a white ground with a red wave stitch border; 108 x 97 in (each). > Item Details
Victorian Zinc Roof FInial
Lot # 320 - Victorian Zinc Roof FInial
American, late 19th century zinc finial, with extending flowers; ht. 33.5 in. > Item Details
<i>The Sea</i> Historic Black Transferware Dish
Lot # 156 - The Sea Historic Black Transferware Dish
English, 19th century. A black historic transferware lidded serving dish in The Sea pattern, the lid surmounted by a flower, the handled dish with scalloped rim and depictions of pirates battling at sea and titled The Pirates, with impressed ADAMS mark on underside, raised on a pedestal foot; ht. 7,... > Item Details
Painted Shaker Style  Pantry Box
Lot # 393 - Painted Shaker Style Pantry Box
American, 19th century. An unusually large oval, red painted pantry box in pine with five fingers and copper tack  and construction; ht. 6, lg. 14.5 in. > Item Details
A Fine Sheet and Wrought Iron Peacock Weathervane
Lot # 316 - A Fine Sheet and Wrought Iron Peacock Weathervane
Pennsylvania, 19th century. A sheet and wrought iron weathervane in the form of as peacock, with wrought iron comb and tail ornaments and strap reinforcements. Mounted on an iron pole, fitting in a newer display stand; ht. 58.5 in., w. 30 in. > Item Details
<i>Our Union For Ever Centennial</i> Plates
Lot # 450 - Our Union For Ever Centennial Plates
English, 19th century. Two Staffordshire pottery plates, each with a molded border Our Union For Ever / Centennial, the centers of each with brown transfer and hand coloring, one of an eagle with banner and flag, the other of George Washington surmounted by flags, impressed Edge Malkin & Co. to ... > Item Details
<i>Dodge</i> Duck Decoys
Lot # 640 - Dodge Duck Decoys
American. Two carved and painted duck decoys attributed to Dodge Decoy Factory (Detroit, Michigan), one a Mallard and one a Teal Body with leather line tie remains; lg. 17.75 in. > Item Details
Group of Illustrations
Lot # 764 - Group of Illustrations
Likely American, 19th century. A canvas book leaf having 12 applied prints of French and American soldiers, the verso having applied prints of exotic animals and various other cut-out illustrations; 16.5 x 21 in. > Item Details
Small Model Ship in Glass Bottle
Lot # 698 - Small Model Ship in Glass Bottle
American, early 20th century. A miniature model ship with three masts, housed in a corked glass bottle. Bottle marked A.G. Barnes Philadelphia. Bottle on a wooden display stand; bottle length 7.75 in. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: