Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Featuring the Judge Paul E. Vardeman Collection and the Sam and Donna McDowell Collection.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. 

Exhibition:
Wednesday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the sale day beginning at 8:45 a.m. 

Catalog:
Available in early July. To order a catalog, please call 508-385-3116 or email info@eldreds.com. 

Total Items Found: 545
Low Estimate$150,000.00
High Estimate$250,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY EDWARD BURDETT Inscribed on lower edge Engraved, By Edward Burdett. Onboard Of The. Wm Tell."..."

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Low Estimate$25,000.00
High Estimate$35,000.00

ALFRED THOMPSON BRICHER, American, 1837-1908, Sailing off the coast., Oil on canvas, 18 x 30". Framed 25" x 36.75"."

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Low Estimate$320,000.00
High Estimate$380,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY EDWARD BURDETT Inscribed on lower edge Engraved. by Edward Burdett. of Nantucket. onboard of..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH WITH WALRUS IVORY AND WHALEBONE STAND Both teeth with bust portraits of gentlemen, one of a man in u...

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Low Estimate$12,000.00
High Estimate$18,000.00

ANTONIO GASPARO JACOBSEN, Danish/American, 1850-1921, The ship Harmonia at sea., Oil on canvas, 18 x 30". Framed 25" x 36.5"."

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Low Estimate$15,000.00
High Estimate$25,000.00

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, Anglo/American, 1817-1894, The American Ship Macedonian., Oil on panel, 8.5 x 13.75". Framed 13.5" x 18...."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE SHARON Ship Sharon" in mustard yellow lettering on the original red grain-painted gr..."

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Low Estimate$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Titled on edge Elizabeth of London". Obverse depicts a whaling scene w..."

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

HENRY SCOTT, United Kingdom, 1911-2005, Sunset off of Land's End - The Cutty Sark"., Oil on canvas, 20" x 24". Framed 26.5" x 30.5"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CAROLINE THURBER, Massachusetts/Washington, D.C./Ohio/France, 1864-1950, Cutting In The Whale -- From the Log Book of the Charles P..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

GORDON HOPE GRANT, New York/California/United Kingdom, 1875-1962, The King's Ship"., Oil on canvas, 50" x 60". Framed 57.5" x 67.5"."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an arch of stars, a foliate design, a key suspending two hearts backed by arrows, crossing British...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

FOLDING CHAIR OFF A YACHT By J. Herbert McNair. Mahogany frame with brass mounts and tufted black leather upholstery. Height when fo...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

SOLON FRANCIS MONTECELLO BADGER, Massachusetts, 1873-1919, Portrait of the Harvard., Oil on canvas, 26 x 42". Framed 35" x 50"."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

CASED MODEL OF THE AMERICAN TOPSAIL SCHOONER THE EAGLE Built by William Hitchcock many years ago. Plank on frame construction, with...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SAILOR-MADE LIFT-TOP SEA CHEST In black paint. Ropework beckets. Iron hinges. Ditty box interior. Inside lid with painted decoration...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

REGINALD NICKERSON, Massachusetts, 1915-1999, The two-masted schooner Lewis A. Edwards"., Oil on canvas, 22" x 28". Framed 25" x 31"."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A BRITISH THREE-MASTED SHIP With a lighthouse off her bow. Beautifully executed bowsprit and figurehead....

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with portrait of a bark flying a house flag with a star from the central mast. Reverse wi...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

CANE WITH SUPERBLY CARVED WALRUS IVORY HANDLE IN PATRIOTIC MOTIFS Grip portion of the L-shaped handle carved in the form of an eagle...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN SCOTT, English, 1802-1885, The Brig John Alice Brown" off Tynmouthe, England, Oil on canvas, 22.5" x 34.5". Fram..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a finely detailed spread-wing eagle over a modified compass rose. The eagle has a distinctiv...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a starboard view of a three-masted vessel with furled sails flying flags off the fore and mi...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

EXCEPTIONAL MARITIME SHADOW BOX DIORAMA Depicts a two-masted topsail schooner with white hull and nicely detailed decks and figures....

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

CASED MODEL OF THE STEAMSHIP SABINO The Sabino is the oldest operational coal-fired steamship in the United States. Built in 1908, s...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

SAILOR'S INLAID TRAY 19th Century Ebony and whale bone inlaid in walnut. R.G. GOOD WISHES FROM I. W. YALA" Height:12". Length: 20"...."

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Low Estimate$40,000.00
High Estimate$60,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE PLAQUE WITH EXCEPTIONAL WHALING SCENE Depicts a three-masted whaleship flying a black and red pennant...

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Low Estimate$70,000.00
High Estimate$100,000.00

MONTAGUE J. DAWSON, English, 1890-1973, The Storm Jetty"., Oil on canvas, 40" x 50". Framed 47" x 57"."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

NARWHAL TUSK Length 82.5."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

MARSHALL JOHNSON JR., Massachusetts, 1850-1921, A tug and full-rigged ship. Possibly Boston Harbor., Oil on canvas, 18 x 30". Frame..."

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF THE SHIP CYANE Obverse with fine portrait of the U.S. Navy sloop-of-war flying a long penna...

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Low Estimate$30,000.00
High Estimate$50,000.00

JOHN MECRAY, American, 1937 - 2017, The American clipper ship Flying Cloud, Oil on canvas, 20 x 32". Framed 2.5" x 37.25""

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Low Estimate$30,000.00
High Estimate$50,000.00

VERY RARE PIECE OF PAINTED PANBONE One of the largest pieces of panbone we have ever seen. Depicts panoramic whaling scene of a whal...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

CASED PLANK-ON-FRAME MODEL OF THE U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION Heavily rigged with all standing and running cords. Planked deck with ca...

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Low Estimate$15,000.00
High Estimate$25,000.00

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, Anglo/American, 1817-1894, Ship in a storm., Oil on board, 6.125 x 9.25", framed 12.25" x 15.25""

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

PINE BOX WITH WHALE IVORY, EBONY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL ADORNMENTS Top with central figured wood pyramid topped with a mother-of-pearl...

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Low Estimate$12,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS WITH CARVED AND ENGRAVED DECORATION Tips of tusks carved in the form of a flower blossom,...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

SPECTACULAR DOUBLE SHADOW BOX MODEL Upper section depicts two vessels and a lighthouse. Lower section depicts an active scene of fiv...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

J.G. HULETT, American, Nor'easter, Oil on Canvas, relined. Height 30. Length 50"."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

LARGE MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL Hardwood model with fifteen lifts. Pine backboard painted black. Discovered by the consignor...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A SAILOR AND A LADY Obverse depicts a bearded sailor in a striped shirt, wide-legged pants and fla...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

WATCH HUTCH WITH WHALEBONE AND WALRUS IVORY ADORNMENTS Carved from walnut in the form of a tall-case clock. Arched bonnet with circu...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

WHALING JOURNAL OF THE SHIP ASIA OF HAVRE Titled on first page of entries A Journal kept onboard the Ship Asia of Havre during a wh..."

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Low Estimate$25,000.00
High Estimate$35,000.00

PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF A WHALING VOYAGE OF THE SHIP RODMAN Titled on first page Journal of A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

WILLIAM GAY YORKE, New Brunswick / New York, 1817-1892, Portrait of the schooner John L. Merrill"., Oil on canvas, 26" x 36". Frame..."

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

ANTONIO GASPARO JACOBSEN, Danish/American, 1850-1921, The S.S. Cornwallat sea, Oil on canvas, 22 x 36", Framed 28" x 42"."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

CHARLES THORNLEY, R.A., British, 1833-1918, Return of the haul., Oil on canvas, 10 x 18". Framed 15.75" x 23.75"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES HAMILTON, Pennsylvania, 1819-1878, Fishing Smacks of [sic] Coast of Ireland"., Oil on canvas, 28" x 40". Framed..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

LAMINATED MODEL OF A COMMUTER LAUNCH Removable wheelhouse painted with a scene of a sailor at the helm on a gold ground. Includes st...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

PAGE TURNER WITH WHALE'S TOOTH HANDLE Whale's tooth handle carved with a heart containing a hex sign on one side, an anchor with rop...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

RARE ALAN STEVENSON VOLUME ON LIGHTHOUSES Report to the Committee of the Commissioners of Northern Lights, Appointed to Take into Co...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE LOCKET ENGRAVER Obverse with two ship portraits, one identified as the John Adams". Rever..."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH WHALING SCENE In the foreground, a harpooner stands at the bow of a whaleboat, aiming a harpoon at a su...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

FOUR WHALE IVORY BODKINS Three with geometric carvings and one with clenched fist. Lengths from 2.25 to 3"."

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Low Estimate$25,000.00
High Estimate$35,000.00

CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN FIGURE OF THE LITTLE NAVIGATOR Easily the finest example to come on the market in decades, extremely well-...

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Low Estimate$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

WHALESHIP FIGUREHEAD Beautifully carved in the form of the bust of a woman supported on blue scrolls. Woman with elaborately curled...

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A FULL-RIGGED SHIP, POSSIBLY A WHALESHIP Hardwood laminated hull with eleven lifts and applied...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A SCHOONER Hardwood laminated hull with five lifts and applied bowsprit and skeg. Pine backboar...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WALNUT SEA CHEST WITH PAINTED LID Dovetail construction. Rope handles attached to beckets. Interior of lid depicts the Cutty Sark wi...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WILLIAM GILKERSON, Wisconsin, 1936-2015, Lot of three sketches., Watercolors on paper, The largest 9 x 6.5" sight. Framed 15.5" x 12"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

CAST IRON UMBRELLA STAND IN THE FORM OF ADMIRAL NELSON Standing Admiral Nelson surrounded by a column, anchor, two griffin-style fig...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

TWO ENGRAVINGS OF WHALING INTEREST A whale female and the windlass whereby the whales are brought on shore" together with an untitled."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SINGLE-DRAW TELESCOPE BY NEGUS Brass tube with canvas wrap. Engraved Negus New York". Purported to have belonged to a whaling capta..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

INLAID AND COPPER-BOUND OAK LIFT-TOP BOX Whale ivory and alternating wood inlay creates a compass rose, heart and banded design on t...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

TWO PART MILITARY CHEST Two drawers over three drawers. Brass banding, recessed drawer pulls and bun feet. Height 38.5. Width 41.25..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

LARGE COLLECTION OF RICHARD A. BOURNE COMPANY AUCTION CATALOGS Approx. 57 catalogs dating from October 16, 1965 through February 13,...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

SET OF THE BARBARA JOHNSON WHALING COLLECTION CATALOGS Catalogs from Parts I, II, III and IV of the Sotheby's auctions held in New Y...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

ARTICULATED WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Double handle with heart, diamond and cross design. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Deep rich patina...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE GAMES BOX Polychrome geometric engraving on edges of box. Sliding top with cribbage board and extend...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SCRIMSHAW BILLY CLUB Stippled sawtooth design at base, two foliate sprigs at end and a star on the tip. Fitted with metal hanging lo...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN PAGE TURNER Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a lady's leg and boot, with engraved black buttons, red...

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$400.00

ALBUM OF NEW ENGLAND LIGHTHOUSE POSTCARDS Approx. 201 colored and black and white postcards depicting lighthouses throughout New Eng...

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Low Estimate$9,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

WHALING JOURNAL OF EDWARD S. TUCKER OF THE BARQUE MARCELLA. Tall folio book, 13. 5 x 8.25," 200 pages of entries (54 pages blank),..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING KELLY THE PIRATE Attributed to Israel Young of Scituate, Massachusetts. A sawtooth and harlequin b...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$900.00

CASED PANEGRAPH BY W. & S. JONES OF LONDON Inscribed W. & S. Jones, Holborn, London". In mahogany case, height 3.75", length 7.75",..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Handle with faceted terminal. Length 4."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

PAIR OF SHIP'S PAPERS CHESTS Both painted green with black lettering on front. One with Steamer City of Bath Papers" and the other..."

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

HOURGLASS MADE WITH TIMBER FROM BRIG CEDRIC The 193-ton brig Cedric was built in 1828 in Duxbury, Massachusetts and registered in Ne...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE Central oval cartouche contains a portrait of a ship flying a long red pennant from the central mast and a...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF LADIES Both sides with a full-length portrait of a standing lady in a patterned...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF THE H.M.S. HERO" Ship flying a long red pennant, British ensigns and many other flags and burgees. Fine..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF THE H.M.S. HERO" Ship flying multiple British ensigns and has smoke emanating from the stack. Ship iden..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A BRITISH SHIP Ship portrait contained within an oval cartouche with decorative border and tassel. Ship...

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

FINE ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE Central round cartouche contains a portrait of a ship under sail in wavy seas, flying a red pennant fr...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WHITING STERLING SILVER YACHTING TROPHY Obverse with Presented to the Minnetonka Yacht Club Commodore H. J. Burton for First Class..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF THREE VESSELS Two three masted ships, both flying a long red pennant from the central mast, and a smalle...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A SHIP IN ROUGH SEAS Waves crash agains the hull of a ship flying a Royal Navy ensign off the stern, and...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF THE H.M.S. AGINCOURT" Central round cartouche contains a portrait of the ship flying the Royal Navy ens..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A SHIP Ship flying a Norwegian flag off the stern and other flags and pennants from the masts and riggin...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$700.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF THE H.M.S. EMERALD" Ship flying a long white pennant from the central mast and a Royal Navy ensign off..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

TWO-PART DROP-LEAF TABLE FROM THE S.S. GOVERNOR COBB OF THE EASTERN STEAMSHIP LINE In mahogany. Rectangular molded-edge top fitted w...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

ANTOINE ROUX I, France, 1765-1835, Ship entering a port., Watercolor on paper, 17 x 22" sight. Framed 20" x 26"."

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL WITH SNAKE-FORM HANDLE Elegantly curved snake with inset eyes. Square shaft supports a fluted whalebone wh...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

FOUR ROPEWORK BLUDGEONS In varied forms. One with carved whalebone handle. Lengths from 14.5 to 16.5"."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH HAND-FORM HANDLE Hand with finely rendered shirt cuff, palm and fingernails graps a grooved shaft in it...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH EAGLE AND SHIP PORTRAIT Probably Civil War era. Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle, a banne...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

CASED PANEGRAPH BY DOLLOND In mahogany case, instrument inscribed Dollond London". Also inscribed "W. Beckitt". Case, height 3", le..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

INLAID WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Shaped handle with pique inlay along the perimeter and center of both faces. Additional pique inlay o...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

CLAUS BERGEN, German, 1885-1964, Lonely Sea, Oil on canvas, 39.5 x 71", framed"

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A BRITISH SHIP OFF THE COAST Ship flying a long pennant from the central mast and a British red ensign o...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WILLIAM GILKERSON, Wisconsin/Nova Scotia, 1936-2015, Collection of portfolios, prints and posters.

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19th Century, Portrait of the ship A.B. Thompson of Brunswick, Maine., Oil on canvas, 20 x 30". Framed 26" x 36"."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PORTRAIT OF A CAPTAIN Oval slice of panbone with a red and green zigzag border surrounding a three-quar...

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Low Estimate$15,000.00
High Estimate$20,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH IN THE MANNER OF EDWARD BURDETT Depicts a three-masted whaleship flying a large American flag off...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

SHIP'S BINNACLE With brass balloon cover, side lantern, compass from Kelvin & Baird, and cylindrical cast iron compensating mounts o...

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

INLAID WHALE IVORY FID Ring- and rope-carved shaft with intermittent baleen bands. Faceted terminal with contrasting inlaid dots, po...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE SPINNING JENNY Central figure of a woman in a bonnet feeds yarn to the wheels. A polychrome d...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

RARE WHALE IVORY SNATCH BLOCK Retains much of the shape of the tooth it was carved from. Length 4.25. Width 1". The Alexander MacCo..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

LOUIS DODD, English, 1943-2006, The U.S. Frigae United States off New York 1812"., Oil on board, 14" x 20". Framed 21" x 27"."

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

FRANCIS SWAINE, British, 1720-1782, Shipping in the channel., Oil on canvas, 19 x 24". Framed 23.5" x 28.5"."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

WHALE IVORY CANE HANDLE CARVED AS A CLENCHED FIST Handle carved as a right hand clenching a stick or a scroll, with a ruffled design...

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Low Estimate$25,000.00
High Estimate$50,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM LEWIS RODERICK Depicts a whaling scene of a whaleship, three whaleboats and two visibl...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

YACHT COMPASS Nickel-plated case in hexagonal form. Height 11. Overall diameter, 9"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

NAUGHTY LEG"-FORM WHALE IVORY FID Upper portion of shaft carved in the form of a lady's leg. Ring carvings between leg and remainde..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

HALF HULL MODEL OF ENSIGN CLASS YACHT ELECTRA Carved and shaped in mahogany, the Ensign Class was designed by Carl Alberg and had a...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

SCHOOL OF ELISHA TAYLOR BAKER, American, 19th Century, The two-master schooner G. Carman"., Oil on canvas, 24" x 32". Framed 28" x..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

LOUIS DODD, English, 1943-2006, The U.S. Frigate Constitution off the Cape of Good Hope"., Oil on board, 14" x 20". Framed 21" x 27"."

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE BUSK ATTRIBUTED TO W. HILL OR E. HILL Depicts six vignettes: an array of Masonic symbols, a whaling scene, a scene...

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

PATRIOTIC POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL W. TENNEY Tenney is also known as the King of the Sea Artist". Sc..."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH LOOPED HANDLE Carved from a single piece of ivory, with stepped carvings near three-tined fork and whee...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

AMERICA'S CUP YACHTS PURITAN AND RELIANCE Nathaniel L. Stebbins (American, ) Puritan period silver bromide print, 7.5 x 9.5", 11.75..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WHISK BROOM WITH WHALEBONE HANDLE Baluster-form handle with incised and relief-carved rings. Overall length approx. 8.5. This item..."

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN FID WITH CARVED FIST DESIGN Whale ivory terminal carved in the form of a fist clenching a small snake that wr...

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING NAVAL ENGAGEMENTS One side depicts the battle between the Shannon" and the "Chesapeake..."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

STANDING YACHT BINNACLE With a hexform top, inset compass on an acanthus-molded cast iron base. Height 35."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

CHILD'S-SIZE WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Teardrop-shaped handle with pierced diamond and stepped carvings near wheel mount. Fluted whale...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

R.M.S. MAURETANIA AND R.M.S. LUSITANIA A pair of etchings by Charles J. A. Wilson (American, 1880-1965), the first entitled Mauretan...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

FINE AND IMPORTANT WHALE IVORY, EBONY AND COCONUT SHELL DIPPER Shell bowl elaborately carved with an American eagle clutching a Uni..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

TURBAN SHELL WITH ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF THE GREAT EASTERN ATTRIBUTED TO C.H. WOOD Depicts a broadside portrait of the British transat...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A WHALESHIP AND A WARSHIP Obverse depicts a highly detailed view of a whaleship cutting...

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

INLAID WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle with knob terminal, stepped carvings, tapered shaft and relief-carved wheel mount. Knob with c...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with scene of a three-masted sailing ship at sea. Scene is framed within a foliate arch w...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

CASED GERMAN SILVER ALLOY ROLLING RULE Marked Stanley, Great Turnstile, Holborn, London." Walnut case stamped "Max Ott". Case heigh..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

CASED CHRONOMETER BY EGGERT & SON, NEW YORK Brass-bound mahogany case with carrying handle. Chronometer dial marked Eggert & Son Ne..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

IRON BLUBBER HOOK WITH WHALEBONE HANDLE Handle with incised concentric rings. Pierced at end for rope hanging loop. Length 12. Prov..."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Two-part geometric and architectural carved handle with faceted terminal. Fluted jagging wheel. Some pearlin...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY HENRY VINCENT GERRODETTE Obverse depicts two conjoined vignettes: two hearts pierced by an arr...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH VENTING TOOL HANDLE One end of handle with fluted half cylinder, used to make vent holes in pie crust....

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

MODEL OF THE TUGBOAT KYOKO Mechanized with an electric motor, which is accessed through the pilothouse. Displayed on wooden cradle....

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides engraved with multiple elaborate and finely engraved vignettes. Obverse with Prince of...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER WITH OPENWORK HANDLE Handle comprised of four sections of whalebone in varying pillar, pierced heart and other...

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

FINE DOUBLE EAGLE PLAQUE BY PETER Q. LIBBEY Boldly carved and painted pine rendering of two eagles clutching a red, white and blue A...

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PATRIOTIC MOTIFS Obverse depicts an image and verse sourced from The Kedge Anchor; or, Young...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

OCTANT Ebonized frame with diamond-shaped ivory inlay. Arm's brass components with foliate engravings. Length 19. Width 15.25"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH VASE Carved with serrated rim, incised grooves and footed base. Scrimshaw decoration on one side of a dog ho...

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

NICOLINO VICOMPTE CALYO, Italian/American, 1799-1884, Sunset over Boston Harbor"., Oil on canvas, 26" x 36". Framed 32" x 43"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CHARLES THORNLEY, RBA, United Kingdom, 1833-1918, A view of Scarborough., Oil on canvas, 16 x 24". Framed 24.5" x 32"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

CLEMENT DREW, Massachusetts, 1806-1889, Long Island, Boston Harbor"., Oil on canvas, 18" x 30". Framed 22" x 34"."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

A PERIOD PHOTOGRAPH OF THE U.S.S. AYLWIN Sepia print, depicting her in New York harbor with other naval ships. USS Aylwin (DD-47), w...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

ROY CROSS, English, b. 1924, The Baltimore Clipper Swallow"., Watercolor and gouache, 20" x 29" sight. Framed 29" x 37"."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A BRITISH THREE-MASTED WARSHIP Ship with olive green hull is flying the British flag and a long red penn...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE LADY WELLINGTON ENGRAVER Obverse titled La Griffon & Bashante" depicts a naval battle in..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts Lady Liberty seated on a plinth holding an American shield in her right hand and a staff...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

CASED MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP CHARLES W. MORGAN Cased height 27.5. Length 33.75". Width 12.75"."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

JAMES MCAULIFFE, Massachusetts, 1848-1921, A heeling brig., Oil on canvas, 18 x 28". Framed 24" x 34"."

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Low Estimate$120,000.00
High Estimate$160,000.00

HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH SIGNED BY WILLIAM A. GILPIN Subtlety signed W A Gilpin" within a delica..."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR SPINNING JENNY Mechanized carved bone model. Upper platform with a female figure in a hat seated at a spi...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A BRITISH FRIGATE H.M.S. UNICORN The hull, built up from the solid and planked in bone, wit...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

PATRIOTIC SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH HONORING GEORGE WASHINGTON An assemblage of patriotic imagery wraps around the circumference of th...

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A STEAM-POWERED SAILING VESSEL With nine lifts. Screw shaft molding at stern. 9.5 x 50.5". Provenance:..."

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Low Estimate$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, Anglo/American, 1817-1894, Shipping off Fastnet Rock., Oil on board, 6 x 12.5", framed 12" x 18.5"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SWIFT Turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment knobs and clamp, all with red and blue incised lines. Whaleb...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

EXCEPTIONAL PAINTED SEA CHEST Under deep blue paint. Dovetail construction. Bold cleats with sailor's ropework beckets. Plaque marke...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

* PAIR OF ENGRAVED WHALE'S TEETH ILLUSTRATING THE BALLAD OF BILLY TAYLOR Obverses engraved with images and reverses with lines from...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

WHALING JOURNAL OF THE BARK PIONEER OF NEW BEDFORD Titled on first page of entries A Journal kept onboard the Bark Pioneer of New B..."

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

FABULOUS TRAVEL JOURNAL OF MILO CALKIN, WHO SERVED ABOARD A NANTUCKET WHALESHIP Inscribed on first page To his esteemed, and valued..."

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Low Estimate$12,000.00
High Estimate$18,000.00

TIMOTHY FRANKLIN ROSS THOMPSON, British, b. 1951, Escape from the Brig 'Florida'"., Oil on canvas, 24" x 40". Framed 32" x 48"."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

RARE WOODEN DECK WATER CASK FROM THE WHALESHIP WANDERER Includes canvas tag inscribed Deck Drinking Water Bucket from the Whaler Wa..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Relating scenes of the U.S. Sloop of War St. Louis" at sea and "The Queen of the Sea", a long-haired woman..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

FIVE BRITISH WATERLINE MODELS BY VAN RYPER, VINEYARD HAVEN, MA Each built up in wood, painted and detailed in the company livery. In...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

SMALL WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN PIE CRIMPER, POSSIBLY MADE FOR A CHILD Handle terminal carved in the form of an eagle's head grasping a...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SHADOW BOX MODEL OF TWO SHIPS COMING INTO A HARBOR The ships, both flying American flags and a pennant, are being lead by pilot scho...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A HARPOONED MERMAID A whimsical scene of a whaleman standing at the bow of a whaleboat to harpoon...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A MOTOR VESSEL With six lifts, applied skeg and rudder. Pine backboard 8.25 x 36.5"."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Lavishly engraved with multiple vignettes including hex signs, a sun face, a spread-wing eagle with banner,...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts two hearts, a geometric design, a tree, AWS", a sun and moon, stars, a hot air balloon..."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK A red and green border comprised of a floral vine, a diamond design and solid panels surrounds i...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with bust portrait of a portly gentleman. Reverse with profusely engraved interior scene of two male...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

US LIGHTHOUSE ESTABLISHMENT SEXTANT Interior of case with a glued paper label for T.S. & J.D. Negus Chronometers and Nautical Instr..."

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

EIGHT FRENCH LINE SHIPS AND ONE HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE AS WATERLINE MODELS BY VAN RYPER, VINEYARD HAVEN, MA Each built up in wood, pai...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

RELIEF-CARVED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides carved with a leafy vine design. Relief-carved ring encircles base. Length 5. Prov..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

TWO MATCHING RELIEF-CARVED SHIP'S TRAILBOARDS In mahogany. Foliate designs throughout. One trimmed shorter than the other. Lengths 6...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO HENRY VINCENT GERRODETTE Obverse depicts two vignettes: a red floral wreath enclosi...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts a flowering potted plant, a climbing tendril emanating from a pergola, and two side-by-s...

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Low Estimate$25,000.00
High Estimate$35,000.00

LARGE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING MELVINA WRIGHT" Obverse with a full-length portrait of a Victorian woman holding..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a bearded lady in an evocative blue and black dress seated on a fancy red, blue and black...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SEVEN FRENCH LINE SHIPS AND (1) HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE AS WATERLINE MODELS Each built up in wood, painted and detailed in the company...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE WITH STOVED BOAT SCENE After a painting by James Stewart. Depicts a whaling scene with a whaleship, a harpo...

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Low Estimate$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

FINE WHALEBOEN CANE WITH WHALE IVORY HANDLE CARVED AS A CLENCHED FIST Handle and faceted collar carved from a single piece of whale...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, Circa 1875, Portrait of a Pacific Steam Navigation Company mail ship., Oil on canvas, 24 x 46". Framed 29" x 51"."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE STAR ENGRAVER Depicts an American shield below crossing flags, one the British...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

BRASS POCKET SEXTANT BY WATKINS OF LONDON Engraved Watkins, Charing Cross, London". Height 1.25". Diameter 3"."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Abundantly and delicately engraved with a rising sun, entwined hearts, hex signs, potted plants, an elephant,...

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle above a portrait of a brig above a scene of a gaff-rigged slo...

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a bust portrait of a man, possibly an American Native or African, wearing a distinctive feather...

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Low Estimate$30,000.00
High Estimate$50,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO CALEB ALBRO Obverse depicts three vignettes. Upper vignette depicts an eagle perche...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, A naval engagement., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". Framed 29" x 41"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN, Dutch / American, 1850-1921, The Lightning"., Oil on board, 12" x 20". Framed 18" x 27"."

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SAILOR ON SHORE Scene of a sailor holding a large American flag and waving his hat at two ships setting...

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