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$250

Duplessi-Bertaux, Jean (1747—1813). Le Joueur de Gobelets. Circa 1800s. Miniature engraving, finely colored by hand, showing a street conjurer outside an inn performing the Cups Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2017-06-10


Sold for:
$200

Liquid Load Cups and Balls. Chicago: National Magic Co., ca. 1940. Oversized metal cups make possible the production of a quantity of liquid from within Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2017-06-10


Sold for:
$325

Cups and Balls. Circa 1890. Early brass set of three cups and three cork balls. Seam on each cup visibly internally. 3 ½” high, mouths Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2017-06-10


Sold for:
$275

Borel, Antoine (after). Le Charlatan. Paris: Chez Vidal, ca. 1785. Fine aquatint depicts a mountebank behind a table laden with Cups and Balls and various Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2017-06-10


Sold for:
$750

The Wizard. Chillicothe: Ely & Allen Job Printers, 1848. Publishers brown wraps. Six plates. 12mo. Spine reinforced, extremities chipped, marginal soiling and foxing. Good. Uncommon. Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2017-06-10


Sold for:
$500

Endless Amusements: or, The Art of Legerdemain Made Easy to Young Persons. Boston: Theodore Abbot, 418 Washington Street, 1846. Twelfth Edition. Marbled wrappers (apparently original), Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2017-06-10


Sold for:
$100

Duplessis-Bertaux, Jean]. L'Escamoteur. France, ca. 1805. Engraving likely by Deplessis-Bertaux, known for his work during Napoleon's reign. This print depicts the ever-popular “Cups and Balls” Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2016-12-03


Sold for:
$200

Brema Cups. Philadelphia: Carl Brema & Son, ca. 1930. Set of three spun metal cups, chrome plated, for the traditional Cups and Balls trick. 3 Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2016-12-03


Sold for:
$250

Boy Equilibrist Candle Holder. French, nineteenth century. Bronze candle holder in the form of a drum which is balanced on the foot of the boy. Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2016-12-03


Sold for:
$550

Debay, Jean-Baptiste. Pair of Antique Boy Conjurer Candle Holders. French, nineteenth century. Bronze and ormolu on ebonized wooden bases. A set of the Cups and Read more…


Auctioneer:
Potter & Potter

Date:
2016-12-03