Sotheby's Auction Catalog, March 1 & 2 1984, Sale #5145

 

Sotheby's Auction Catalog, March 1 & 2 1984, Sale #5145

Antiquities and Islamic Art Including the colleciton of the Late Lester Wolfe
Sotheby Parke Bernet
New York

March 1 and 2, 1984
Sale # 5145
Auction Catalog
(softcover)

Featuring
Limestone pair statue of Qar and Khentyses
Marble portrait head of faustina
Egyptian head of Sekhmet
Black figure amphora attributed to the circle of Exekias

Lester Wolfe was the president of William J. Rountree Company, steamship agent and broker. He was the inventor of instruments that aided American armed forces in World War II

He created the Sono-buoy, a radio device that helped find enemy submarines, and the Radiation Fuel Quantity Guage, which was used in place of a fuel guage in American fighter planes.

He was born in Chelsea, Mass., and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

some marks on cover from use, realized prices written throughout catalog

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