PAST AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS

Briggs Auction works constantly to offer the highest quality merchandise to buyers and obtain the best possible prices for our sellers. We are proud to have auctioned many unique and interesting items throughout our history.

Below are some selected prices realized from previous auctions. We’ll be updating this page continuously, so check back frequently.

Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all prices include buyer’s premium.

 

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October 27, 2017 Estate Antiques, Fine & Decorative Arts Auction Realized Prices

September 15, 2017 Modern Design Auction Realized Prices

June 9, 2017 Fine Estate Auction Realized Prices

March 24, 2017 Fine Estate Auction Realized Prices

December 9, 2016 Distinctive Estate Treasures Realized Prices

October 21, 2016 Eclectic Interiors Auction Prices Realized

 

Antiques | Modern Design | Fine Art | Estate Fine Jewelry | Automobiles | Decorative Arts | Special Collections

Antiques

Rare & Important Philadelphia Queen Anne Mixing Table. $111,550

1904 Oak Byrdcliffe Arts & Crafts Cabinet. $99,000 (no buyer's premium)

Rare, important Roycroft Arts & Crafts Bookcase. $83,600 (no buyer's premium)

Isaac Vose (Boston, MA) rosewood sewing stand. $56,350

4-drawer Chest attributed to Boston, MA cabinetmaker, Isaac Vose. $21,850

Rose Valley Carved Oak Trestle Table. $28,750

Steinway & Sons Concert Grans Piano with ornate custom decoration by Cottier & Co. $61,950

Steinway & Sons Baby-grand Piano in Black-laquered case. $10,800

Steinway & Sons Baby-grand Piano with Carved Figured-Mahogany Bench. $9,680

19th C. Aaron Willard Federal Tall Clock with Painted Phases-of-the-Moon Dial. $20,060

Louis XVI-style Long Case Clock in Mahogany with Gilt Bronze Accents. $8,260

Late 19th C. Vienna Regulator Clock. $3,872

Pennsylvania Chippendale Tall Chest. $11,800

18th C. New England Queen Anne Tiger-Maple Slant-Front Desk. $15,340

18th C. (c. 1730-1760) New England Tiger-Maple Lowboy. $11,800

Chippendale Mahogany Lowboy on Cabriole Legs, Duck Feet. $8,260

French Louis XV Marquetry-inlaid Kingswood Bombé Commode. $5,900

Pennsylvania Blanket Chest, initialed BD, and dated 1784. $2,596

18th C. Pennsylvania Chippendale Tea Table on ball & claw feet. $5,808

Jacobean Oak and Walnut Refectory Table. $3,388

Empire Console Table with black marble top and mirrored base. $16,520

Georgian Banquet Table with Brass-tipped Paw Feet. $6,655

Circa 1760 Chippendale Mahogany Wing Chair with Needlepoint Upholstery. $10,030

Pr. Louis XVI-style Occasional Tables. $4,956

Modern Design

Wharton Esherick 1969 walnut spiral library steps. $119,600

Pair of rare Paul Evans (1931-1987) Lounge Chairs, circa 1970s. $33,040

Rare Paul Evans (1931-1987) Lounge Chair, circa 1970s. $14,160

A fine collection of George Nakashima 20th C. Furnishings. Over $70,000 total

George Nakashima Walnut Conoid Desk. $19,500

George Nakashima Origins Triple Dresser for Widdicomb, USA, 1958. $11,210

Six George Nakashima for Widdicomb walnut New Chairs. $4,598

Finn Juhl NV-45 Armchair. $13,310

Hans Wegner Teak Extension Dining Table. $16,940

Circa 1950s Gio Ponti Walnut King-size Headboard by Singer & Sons, Italy. $7,080

Hans Wegner Sideboard. $5,082

Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair and Ottoman with red upholstery. $3,540

Arredoluce Modern-Design Easel Lamp. $4,114

Italian Triennale adjustable-arm Floor Lamp on white marble base. $3,304

Yaacov Agam. Two signed & numbered Spacegraphs (1/99; 70/99). $3,388

Fine Art

Li Keran, 20th C. (Circa 1946) Chinese scroll with folk art watercolor with poem. $166,750

Tom Wesselmann Oil/canvas, Study for Bedroom Painting, 1977. $116,150

Nancy Mabin Ferguson (Pennsylvania, 1872-1967) Oil/canvas, crowd in park scene. $70,150

Frank Earle Schoonover (Delaware 1877-1972). Oil/canvas, Réné In the Hands of his Enemies. $33,040

Frank Earle Schoonover (Delaware 1877-1972). Oil/canvas, The Marriage in Kairwan. $21,240

Andrew Wyeth. Watercolor Christmas card. 5-1/2 x 3-3/8 in. $16,520

Laura Knight. Oil/Canvas, Oriental Clowns. $24,200

John Frederick Peto (American, 1854-1907). Oil/board, Still Life. 6 x 9 in. $16,940

17th C. Dutch School Oil/Canvas, Portrait of a Gentleman. $13,310

Ansel Adams photograph, Aspens, New Mexico, dated 1958, pencil signed. $13,800

Ansel Adams photograph, Grand Tetons, and Snake River, Wyoming. $11,210

Two 19th C. Chinese bronze statues of menacing warriors. $15,458 total

Set of 4 Italian life-size carved marble statues of maidens (Four Seasons). $11,210

Leon Underwood bronze abstract sculpture of Salome, mounted on wooden base. $11,800

Le Pho oil on canvas, floral still life. $14,520

William Aikman (Attrib). O/C Portrait of John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll. $10,285

Engraving with Etching after John J. Audubon (Eagle). $9,680

Engraving with Etching after John J. Audubon (Loon). $6,490

Colin Campbell Cooper, Gouache of O'Neill House. $6,050

Robert Shaw. New Castle Waterfront, watercolor. Dated 1832. $9,440

Domenico Menconi Carved Marble Statue, 1860. Child praying. $8,260

Marie Languereau Oil/Canvas, Mother with Children. $8,850

Thomas Sully Oil/Canvas, Portrait of Mrs. J. Burk. $5,900

19th C. Oil/Board, Genre Scene with Children. $5,808

John Dull Oil/Canvas, Philadelphia Landscape. $3,872

Oil/Canvas, by Howard Behrens, landscape with personal message to Pat Croce. $4,598

Andrew N. Wyeth Pencil Sketch of Fox w/Study Model. $4,356

Robert Rauschenberg (New York 1925-2008). Lithograph and colored screenprint. $6,655

Rare 18th C. plan of Philadelphia and environs by WM Faden of London. $5,428

Rembrandt Van Rijn, Etching, Peter and John Healing Cripple at Gate of the Temple. $6,050

William Maw Egley, Oil on Canvas, portrait of a lady at window. $8,732

Estate Fine Jewelry

4.98ct Diamond Ring in Platinum and Rose Gold. $96,600

6.00ct fancy, pale-yellow diamond solitaire ring set in platinum. $46,020

Diamond and sapphire ring set in platinum. $42,550

David Webb 18K yellow gold necklace with diamond-encrusted fur pin/pendant. $31,050

Diamond Ring set in 14K white gold; apx. 4.70ct twd. $28,320.00

4.17ct Diamond Pendant. $27,140.00

Diamond and emerald necklace and bracelet set in 18k yellow gold. $23,600

Apx. 3.86ct Diamond ring set in Platinum. $25,300

Apx. 2.9ct TWD Diamond Cocktail Ring set in Platinum. $18,880.00

Apx. 3.30ct Diamond Engagement Ring set in 14K Yellow Gold. $12,980.00

Diamond tennis bracelet set in platinum. Apx. 10.0cts TWD. $11,800

1911D 2-1/2 Dollar Gold Piece, VF. $11,800

Diamond ring with platinum setting and 14K white gold band. Apx. 2.85ct TWD. $10,030

Pair of Diamond Stud Earrings with detachable Diamond Drop Jackets, apx. 2.66ct TWD. $8,850.00

Man\'s 18K yellow gold Rolex Wristwatch (Oyster Perpetual Day-Date). $6,490.00

Diamond Engagement Ring set in platinum, apx. 1.30ct. $6,844.00

Stunning diamond-encrusted bow pin set in platinum. $4,598

Diamond Engagement Ring in Platinum Setting. Apx. 1.50 ct . $4,248.00

Tiffany & Co. Blue Sapphire & Diamond Bracelet. $10,010

Jade and Diamond Ring set in Platinum. $4,255

Automobiles

2015 BMW 650i Convertible. $68,440.00

2000 Bentley Azure convertible from the Estate of Butch Lewis, boxing promoter. $62,540

2010 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic Sport Sedan. $56,350

2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK 350 SUV. $27,500

1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL Convertible. $17,700.00

1959 Nash Metropolitan Convertible. $10,285.00

Decorative Arts

Four Cartier, Paris dark-green jade cigarette accessories. $35,400

Rare Flying Horse Weathervane, A.L. Jewel Co., Waltham, MA. $49,450

Japanese covered bowl on mask & paw feet, with custom carved stand. $17,250

Lot of 25 cabinet cards depicting various American Indians. $14,950

Set of 12 silver musicians with jeweled accents. $7,080

Late 19th C. French Tiffany & Co. 3-pc. porcelain & enamel clock garniture set. $14,520

Crystal and gilt bronze 12-light chandelier. 45 x 45 in. $9,440

Autographed Robert E. Lee Carte de Visite with Alexander Gardner stamp. $5,082

Pr. monumental early 19th C. Louis XVI-style giltwood & gesso mirrors. $14,750

Ornate 19th C. French gilt bronze & marble 3-pc clock garniture set, Raingo Frères, Paris. $11,800

Ornate Rococo-form giltwood carved wall shelf with mirror. $5,566

19th C. Needlework Sampler, dated 1830. Hannah Bittle. $17,700

Early 20th C. Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk, #745732. $11,210

Haynes Flute in case. Serial #40864. $2,178

San Ildefonso Blackware Pottery Vase, signed Marie, Santana. $1,573

Niloak Missionware Grouping: Pitcher, 4 tumblers, platter, trivet. $1,331

Wurlitzer Bubble Jukebox, Model 1015. $3,068

Pr. Louis XVI-Style Gilt Candelabra with cherub supports, on marble bases. $2,360

Antique Dutch Brass Chandelier. $2,006

24 pcs. Chamberlains Worcester Botanical Regent Dinner Service, circa 1820. $6,490

Two German 800 Silver Jousting Knights with unidentified markings. $6,050

19th C. Regency Giltwood Convex Mirror with eagle crest. $3,938

Louis XVI-Style 3-pc Clock Garniture Set in white marble and gilt bronze. $3,540

C.P. Stirn Vest Pocket Spy Camera, in mahogany case. $3,068

Mahogany Bottle Case, circa 1800, with fitted interior, bottles and glasses. $2,360

Tiffany Studios Lily Lamp with 10 Favrile Glass Shades. $15,340

Tiffany Studios Baluster-Form Favrile Glass Vase. $4,956

Mount Washington Royal Flemish Vase. $4,840

Pair of French Marble Urns with Gilt Bronze Mounts. $6,490

Lot of Four German Kugels. $1,888

18th C. 24-piece Chinese export Rockefeller-pattern tea set. $38,720

Chinese pottery censor with dragon-form handles on a pierced wood stand. $5,808

Framed Chinese Calligraphy with three red seals. $21,780

Pair of Chinese carved hardstone reclining animals on fitted teak stands. $5,900

Pair of Chinese Vases with famille rose & figural panels. $3,630

Chinese Export Rose Medallion Punch Bowl. $1,888

Chinese Celadon Jade Box. $3,776

Silk room-size carpet with central medallion design. $37,760

Colorful Caucasian mat. $20,060

Caucasian area-size carpet with three medallions. $7,260

Kirman Carpet: 15ft 6in. x 11ft. 2in. $2,242

Special Collections

German WWII Chained SS Dagger with documentation. $17,250

German WWII wire-wrapped Helmet with leather liner. $8,050

WWII Winchester Model M1 Garand. $2,070

German Imperial Hunting Cutlass. $1,955

Antique Chinese Knife. $1,955

German WWII SS Dagger w/documentation. $1,495

German WWI “Red 9” Mauser C96. $1,495

Luger Snail Drum Magazine and Rifle Stock. $1,380

Colt Single-action Army Revolver with Visible Cartouche. $4,830

Colt 1860 Army Revolver. $3,680

Haskell Minnow by Riley Haskell, Plainesville, Ohio. $9,200

Painted-Tin Train Platform. $9,775

Archival display collection, Harry Houdini shackles and handcuffs. $33,880. The Pat Croce Collection

Display collection of antique castle locks and padlocks from Harry Houdini collection. $25,960. T

Large 4-panel Harry Houdini, The Master Mystifier color lithograph billboard. $19,360

Archival collection of Harry Houdini water-torture artifacts. $8,850. The Pat Croce Collection

1926 Miss America Trophy. Marked Wallace Bros.. $1,652

Four 1930s Miss America Panoramic Photographs (1935, 1936, 1937, 1938). $1,452

1932 Olympic Long Beach Welcome Banner with rowing icon. $1,452

Lionel 408E 5-pc. Train Set with original boxes and some track. $1,840

Rare Dressel bisque-head Uncle Sam Doll. $1,092

Japanese wind-up marble shooter toy. $920

Unique tin litho Dandy Jim dancing clown & 2 German tin litho wind-up walker toys. $891 each

Marx pressed-steel Railway Express truck with original box. $718

Marx pressed-steel Pan American Airlines airplane with original box. $718

Walbert tin litho wind-up ferry boat with original box. $633

6 vintage glass swirl-design shooter marbles. $948