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$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A WOMAN Half-length portrait of a topless woman arranging her long hair. Above the portrait is a b...

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

CHILD'S CANE WITH WHALE IVORY HAMMER-FORM HANDLE Handle, a fine replica of a hammer, is affixed to an elongated collar comprised of...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

WHALEBOAT MODEL ON DAVITS Complete with implements. Height 7.25. Length 15". Width approx. 6"."

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH, KNOWN AS THE LIGHTNING TEETH" Two teeth from the same jaw but not a symmetrical pair. T..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SHARK VERTEBRAE POINTER Ebony faceted knob handle. Baleen spacers and ferrule. Length 23."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

DOUBLE-ENDED BLUDGEON With exotic wood shaft and weighted knobs covered with twine work. Leather strap threaded through one knob. Le...

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

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED COQUILLE SHIP-FORM SNUFF BOX Hinged lid with relief-carved half-length portrait of Admiral Lord Ne...

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH MEDITATION" AND "THE SHIPWRECK'D TAR" ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES CHAPMAN TINKER Both signed "J.C.T. Sculp"..."

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Low Estimate$1,400.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT OF THE WHALESHIP GEORGE & ALBERT OF LE HAVRE Broadside larboard portrait of the whaler, depicted flying a W" ho..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SOFT-PASTE PITCHER WITH MARITIME TRANSFER DECORATION Obverse depicts Bidston Light House & Signals" and reverse depicts a three-mas..."

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

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME STRAW WORK CABINET CONTAINING A MINIATURE BONE SHIP MODEL Cabinet with carved bone finials, fe...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE JAW SECTION ATTRIBUTED TO THE PANBONE ENGRAVER Depicts exceedingly well rendered and finely detailed po...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

COPPER MASTHEAD LIGHT With Meteorite label and Fresnel lens. Height 22.5. Width 14". Depth 11"."

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

CANE WITH CARVED WALRUS IVORY HANDLE Handle carved in the form of a polar bear bent over at the waist and with inset wood eyes. Coll...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING A SOLDIER AND HIS LADY ON HORSEBACK One tooth depicts a soldier wearing a plume...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

NINE VOLUMES LLOYD'S REGISTER OF AMERICAN YACHTS For the years 1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1970. Publisher: L...

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

DIEPPE MODEL OF A 10-GUN THREE-MASTED NAVAL BRIG The hull carved in ivory, with incised sheer line from the stem to the transom, the...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE LOCKET ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a characteristic Locket Engraver portrait of a dark-haired...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

TWO NYE SPERM WHALE OIL BOTTLES With original labels showing whaling scenes. Completely full with original corks. Heights 5."

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

LOG BOOK ILEEN""

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE DOLL'S ROCKING CRADLE Engraved with stars and flower blossoms. Height 4. Length 5". Width 3"."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$800.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH A FULL-LENGTH PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN Woman is standing with her right arm outstretched and pulling up the...

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

PAIR OF WALNUT GANGWAY BOARDS Each with applied five-point star and anchor and brass mounts. Heights 34. Widths 21"."

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

ANTONIO GASPARO JACOBSEN, Danish/American, 1850-1921, The R.M.S. Royal George at sea, Oil on board 28 x 48", framed 36.75" x 56.75""

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

PAIR OF RED, WHITE AND BLUE BECKETS Wrapped in twine with intermittent coils of braided twine. Rope axels with turk's-head knots. Co...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BRASS MODEL OF A CARRONADE Based on plans for cannons used on the U.S.S. Constitution. Wooden carriage with brass wheels and copper...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

PAIR OF ROPEWORK BECKETS Two differing patterns of ropework separated by braided rope coils. Axels with turk's-head knots. Lengths 7...

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

BRASS MODEL OF A 24-POUND LONG GUN Based on plans for cannons used on the U.S.S. Constitution. Wooden carriage with wooden wheels an...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

EIGHT-SPOKE WOODEN SHIP'S WHEEL Cast iron hub with brass cap. Diameter 55. Provenance: Nina Hellman, Nantucket, Massachusetts."

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

EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE, WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN DOUBLE SWIFT WITH ORIGINAL BOX Turned whale ivory yarn cup...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

BOOK SUSAN'S TEETH AND MUCH ABOUT SCRIMSHAW By Everett U. Crosby (Nantucket, Mass.: Tetaukimmo Press, 1955). Large O. Boards with re...

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

PAIR OF WHALE IVORY JIG TACKLE BLOCKS One a double block and the other a triple. Both with brass strapping and lengths of rope. Leng...

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

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF MOBY-DICK; OR, THE WHALE By Herman Melville (N.Y.: Harper & Brothers / London: Richard Bentley, 1851). 635...

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

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY SWIFT WITH COIN SILVER ACCENTS Turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment knob and clamp, all with coin silve...

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Low Estimate$50,000.00
High Estimate$100,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS BY N.S. FINNEY Both engraved with multiple derivative vignettes of women, mostly nudes, and signed on...

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

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SWIFT ON AN OCTAGONAL WOODEN BASE Swift with turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment knobs and screw, whal...

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

SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK WITH CARVED EAGLE'S HEAD AND ENGRAVED DECORATION, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL W. TENNEY Tenney is also known as the ..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Terminal carved as a turk's-head knot and shaft with twist carving. One side of blade with RY" flanking a..."

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

MINIATURE MODEL OF THE H.M.S. BOUNTY'S LAUNCH By Lloyd McCaffery. Plank on frame construction. Detailed with standing and running ri...

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

HADLEY QUADRANT ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM WILLIAMS OF MARBLEHEAD AND BOSTON Includes wedge-shaped wooden case inscribed Schr Goodwin";..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER With flattened ball final and relief-carved spearpoint on blade. Length 4.5. Provenance: Tiller Antiques, Nan..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A SAILING VESSEL Hardwood model with five lifts. Pine backboard 7 x 25"."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Flat handle and blade engraved on both sides, One wide with an urn and a flowering plant. The other...

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

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A SLOOP Hardwood model with keel. Brass plaque affixed to pine backboard engraved Designed and..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER One side of blade engraved with a ship and boat, contained within a rectangle with quarter moons at...

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Low Estimate$3,500.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

EXCEPTIONALLY CARVED WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Whale ivory knob handle with delicate relief floral and foliate carving surrounding a vacant...

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

JOHN (JAMES) WILSON CARMICHAEL, British, 1800-1868, Shipping off Portsmouth Harbour., Oil on canvas, 23.5 x 36". Framed 28.25" x 41"."

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

CARVED WALRUS IVORY CRIBBAGE BOARD IN THE FORM OF A SPERM WHALE Inlaid baleen diamonds at each side of game track. Articulated jaw a...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

PERIOD PHOTOGRAPH OF THE U.S.S. ALDEN A CLEMSON CLASS DESTROYER Signed lower right G.W.Waterman". With hand-tinted coloring and ins..."

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

NAPOLEONIC-STYLE MODEL OF THE 2ND RATE SHIP-OF-THE LINE H.M.S. CONQUEROR The hull, built up from the solid and planked-in bone, with...

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

RARE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH ANTI-SLAVERY IMAGERY Obverse, sourced from the frontispiece of Abel Bowen's The Naval Monument, de...

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Low Estimate$900.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A MOTOR VESSEL With eight lifts. Hull with painted white bootstripe and gold bottom. 5.75 x 39.25"."

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

LOG BOOK OF THE BRIG SURF Detailing merchant voyages along the east coast of the United States, New Orleans, the Caribbean and Brazi...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a woman, a child and a sheep in a garden outside a stately home flying a large pe...

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

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A MOTOR LAUNCH Hardwood model with eight lifts. Complete with skeg, shaft mount and rudder. Wal...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SEAM RUBBER ENGRAVED WITH OWNER'S NAME Engraved T. Watts" on blade. Faceted polyhedral terminal. Incised lines on shaft blade and s..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

LEMUEL D. ELDRED, Massachusetts, 1848-1921, Whaleships being refitted., Etching, 14 x 23" sight. Framed 28.25" x 36.25"."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an active whaling scene with four ships, five whaleboats and several whales. Scene is flanked on th...

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a turk's-head knot. Octagonal whale ivory collar with...

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

UNUSUAL INLAID WHALEBONE FID Pique baleen inlay in geometric patterns cover nearly the length of the tapered shaft. Length 13. Prov..."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

BOXED WEMPE CHRONOMETER Battery-operated with electric quartz works. Serial #15182. Dial diameter 4. Box height 7.5". Width 7.5". D..."

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

NARWHAL TUSK AND WHALE IVORY CANE Modified L-shaped whale ivory handle. Narwhal tusk shaft with its natural spiral form. Length 35."

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

WHALE IVORY CLENCHED FIST BODKIN Terminal carved as a right hand clenching a stick or a scroll, with a ruffled and faceted shirtslee...

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

WHALE IVORY PUZZLE BOX IN THE SHAPE OF A WHALESHIP HULL With large bowsprit and carved billethead. The top panel swings to the left,...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WHALE IVORY TURK'S-HEAD KNOT BODKIN Terminal carved as a turk's-head knot. Tapered shaft with incised rings flanking a band of geome...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

THREE PIECES OF MARITIME-THEMED BUFFALO POTTERY 1) Souvenir of The Whaling City New Bedford Mass" pitcher with blue transfer decora..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WHALE IVORY DOUBLE BLOCK Length 2.5. Provenance: Sotheby's Americana Auction, June 17, 1998, Lot #709. From the Folk Art & American..."

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

THREE WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE BODKINS 1) In whale ivory. Turned shaft with incised red lines. Length 4.75. 2) In whalebone. Scrol..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

CASED CHARLES TABER & CO. OCTANT Ebony frame with brass fittings and ivory degree scale. Ivory label marked C. Taber & Co New Bedfo..."

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

TWO SILVER BOSUN'S WHISTLES One with Chinese dragon decoration. Other with engraved crosshatch design. Lengths 5.5 and 3.75"."

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

EBEN PIERCE BRASS AND IRON HARPOON GUN Stamped Patented E. Pierce 82". Bomb harpoon dart in barrel. Gun length 37.5". Barrel length..."

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

JOHN CARTER MARINE CHRONOMETER Metal face marked John Carter, Maker to the Royal Navy, Cornhill, London." Numbered 688. Roman numer..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

WHALEBONE JIG TACKLE DOUBLE BLOCK With canvas-covered rope strap and bronze thimble and hook. Overall length 5.75. Provenance: Fran..."

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

NANTUCKET-MADE WROUGHT IRON ARCTIC DOUBLE FLUE HARPOON Stamped GS" for blacksmith George Swain, Jr. (1791-1880). Swain was an ex-wh..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

J.G. KLINGER POCKET GLOBE Includes cylindrical box with colored lithograph Die Erde. The Earth." affixed to top. Globe marked "The..."

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Low Estimate$150.00
High Estimate$250.00

ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE RACE, United Kingdom, 1872-1957, Portrait of the ship Craigmore of Glasgow,, Overall diameter 12."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

TWO PIECES OF MINIATURE WHALEBONE FURNITURE A shield-back chair and a reticulated lift-top sewing table. Chair's crest rail with dee...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SUNDERLAND PITCHER AND BOWL Decorated with maritime scenes and the Iron Bridge. Pitcher height 5.5. Diameter 13". Bowl height 4.75"..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

TWO BLUDGEONS 1) Double-ended with twisted baleen shaft and weighted knobs covered with twinework. Length 11.5. 2) With canvas loop..."

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

GROVES & BARKER POCKET SUNDIAL AND THERMOMETER Includes domed circular leather case. Carved ivory sundial with glass dome, paper dia...

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

SCHOOL OF WILLIAM STUBBS, American, Late 19th Century, Two-masted schooner at sea., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". Framaed 31" x 43"."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

TWO BOTTLES OF SPERM WHALE OIL Together with a glass oil lamp. One bottle molded Sperm Sewing Machine Oil". Other retains partial p..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER SPADE Stamped on blade T.E.". Retains portion of its original wooden pole. Overall length 55.75"."

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

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE DOUBLE SWIFT Yarn holder cup at top. Upper portion of shaft with baleen bands. Extensively turned collar a...

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

ATTRIBUTED TO CLEMENT DREW, Massachusetts, 1806-1889, A ship in high seas., Oil on canvas, 21 x 29". Framed 32" x 24"."

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

RARE NAVIGATIONAL TEXT THE NAVIGATOR The Navigator Shewing and explaining all ye Chiefe principles and parts both Theorick & Practic...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

A SAIL/STEAM HULL MODEL The molded hull in steel with four cross frames, two with mast partners, rudder, propeller and propeller sha...

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

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN PIE CRIMPER Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a lady's leg and boot, with a central baleen band. Elabo...

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

SWATCH OF THE MAIN TOPSAIL OF LORD NELSONíS FLAGSHIP, H.M.S. VICTORY Accompanied by an Autograph Letter Signed ďHenry W. Carpenter /...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING AN ACTRESS AND MAZEPPA Obverse depicts the famous actress Mdm. Celine Celeste in her fa...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SHIP PORTRAIT Labeled N * B" above a banner and a portrait of a three-masted ship at sea, flying assor..."

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

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, A full-rigged ship of Dover., Oil on canvas, 20 x 30". Framed 27" x 37"."

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Low Estimate$350.00
High Estimate$500.00

TWO SHEATHED SAILOR'S KNIVES Both knives with ebony handles. One sheath is leather and the other is sailor's ropework. Tip is broken...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

1855 VOLUME OF CHARTS, INCLUDING AN EARLY WHALE CHART Explanations and Sailing Directions to Accompany the Wind And Current Charts,...

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

LOG BOOK OF THE WHALESHIP HANNIBAL OF SAG HARBOUR Titled Log Book of Ship Hannibal of Sag Harbour John Canning Master October 17 AD..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

ATTRIBUTED TO ARISTIDIUS DE CLERCK, Belgian, 1841-1899, A barque off a lighthouse., Gouache, 22.75 x 32.5". Framed 26" x 36.25"."

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

WROUGHT IRON TEMPLE TOGGLE DARTING GUN Marked Macy". Also punch marked "BK KN", probably for the bark Kathleen, and "LB" for larboa..."

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

COCONUT SHELL DIPPER WITH CARVED AND INLAID WHALEBONE HANDLE Architectural fluted handle with rectangular mother-of-pearl inlay and...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, The brig Sophia"., Oil on canvas, 24.5" x 34". Framed 30" x 39.5"."

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,200.00

WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE FLUE HARPOON Marked JB Morse" for maker and "WW", probably for ship William Wirt. Length 34". Provenance: Morga..."

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

SAILOR'S VALENTINE MOUNTED AS A SIDE TABLE Octagonal valentine composed of multicolored shells in floral and star design. Conforming...

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

WROUGHT IRON SINGLE FLUE HARPOON Marked D & A" for Ezra Dyer and Nathan Adams, who worked at 3 Hazard's Wharf in New Bedford. Also..."

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

PANBONE BASKET Flared sides comprised of crisscrossed staves. Staves affixed to whalebone rim and wooden base plate with metal pins....

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

COPPER FOUR-MASTED SHIP WEATHER VANE Complete with finders and wrought iron base. Overall height 76.5. Length approx. 44"."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Marked JB" for James Barton. Also punch marked "G City" and "LB" for larboard boat. Length 32.5". James..."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WROUGHT IRON TEMPLE TOGGLE DARTING GUN HARPOON Marked D & D" for maker Dean and Driggs. Also marked "HCR", probably for ship Herald..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

JULIUS GREGERSEN, Germany, 1860-1953, Brigg JL Mator frain Njstad [?] Kptn. D.F. Palmos.", Oil on board, 18.25" x 25.5". Framed 20...."

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

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Marked JD" for maker James Durfee". Also marked "B Java" for the ship Java and "...." for bow boat. Len..."

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

CAMPHORWOOD TRAVEL DESK Desk is mechanized. When drawer is pulled to an open position, a tambour slide at top releases a writing sur...

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

CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 18th Century, Whaling scene., Watercolor on paper, 15 x 20" sight. Framed 22" x 27"."

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

WROUGHT IRON LANCE WITH EARLY STYLE HEAD May have been used for sea elephants, although this size lance was also used in whaling. Le...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A THREE-MASTED SHIP Ship flying a long red and white St. George's pennant from the central mast and a re...

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$400.00

DIAMOND POINT HARPOON HEAD Marked J. Tinkham" for a Fairhaven, Massachusetts shipsmith. Length 9.5". Provenance: Michael Vienneau,..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

COMMEMORATIVE FILIPINO NEEDLEWORK American flags flank a spread-wing eagle perched on an anchor and grasping an olive branch in its...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

IRON SWORDFISH DART Spring-activated dart patented by Frank Gilbert Hinsdale, number 1344693, issued June 29, 1920. Marked on shaft...

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

LOUIS DODD, English, 1943-2006, Capture of Guerriere by USS Constitution - Captain Isaac Hall 1812"., Oil on panel, 15" x 23". Fram..."

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

JOHN THOMAS SERRES, British, 1759-1823/25, A view of the coast of Jersey., Oil on canvas, 24 x 34". Framed 29.25" x 39.25"."

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

BRITISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, A side-wheeler in heavy seas., Oil on canvas, 20 x 29". Framed 25" x 33.5"."

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH SHELL BANDS Pistol grip handle constructed from five pieces of whale ivory separated by four shell band...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

THE CAMBRIA YACHT QUADRILLE T.G. Dutton, Lithographer and hand colored. A music sheet cover, dedicated to Sir James Ashbury (owner o...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH EAGLE AND WHALING IMAGES Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle clutching olive branches and ar...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

WOOLWORK PICTURE OF THE H.M.S. PHAETON. 1865 OFF BERMUDA" Portrait of the ship in stormy seas within an oval cartouche framed by dr..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

THREE WHALING IRON SHEATHS All canvas-covered wood, retaining lengths of rope. Lengths 7.75, 8.5" and 9"."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Stamped on toggle PB & Son". Length 34.5"."

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Low Estimate$100.00
High Estimate$200.00

WHALE BOAT OAR LOCK Believed to come from the whaleship Wanderer. Oar lock is padded with rope to muffle sound. Length 8.25. Proven..."

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$400.00

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Curved whale ivory handle with multiple geometric carvings. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Deep rich patin...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME BONE GAMES BOX Domed cover with concentric circle design opens to reveal a secondary sliding l...

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Low Estimate$900.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BRITISH SCHOOL, Late 19th Century, Four-masted British sailing ship flying numerous flags and pennants., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". F..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SAILOR'S WATCH HOLDER Made to hang above the sailor's bunk. Circular hardwood holder, probably walnut, carved with a compass rose at...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE-SIDED BALEEN BUSK Obverse depicts a town scene with houses, church, trees and an obelisk memorial. Reverse depicts...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

TWO-DRAW DAY/NIGHT TELESCOPE Brass tube wrapped in sailor-made braided ropework. Partial inscription for Osborne, London. Length ext...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WOODEN SNATCH BLOCK Together with a wooden belaying pin purchased from Morgan Levine, who claimed it came from the whaleship Sunbeam...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

* HEXAGONAL WALNUT AND WHALEBONE BOX Lift top with brass bail handle and whalebone panels with contemporary engravings of whaling an...

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

WHALE IVORY AND NARWHAL TUSK CANE Whale ivory knob handle, thin contrasting collar and narwhal tusk shaft. Atypically, the narwhal t...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WOODEN THREE-MASTED SHIP WEATHER VANE Made by Kenneth Lynch of Wilton, Connecticut, and rigged by a retired seaman. Painted hull and...

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

MOBY DICK OR THE WHALE THREE-VOLUME SET ILLUSTRATED BY ROCKWELL KENT By Herman Melville (Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930). Wood en...

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

SMALL BINNACLE Wood case with brass carrying handle at top, a glass-paned slanted lid, and a brass lantern at side. Contains an unma...

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

COMPLETE SET OF THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK IN EIGHT VOLUMES, PLUS ATLAS VOLUME A uniformly bound set, all Q with three-quarter calf...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

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

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Low Estimate$150.00
High Estimate$200.00

LIGNUM VITAE DEADEYE Mounted as a table lamp on a sheave base salvaged from the whaleship Wanderer. The lamp was assembled by Bill S...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SILVER PLATED PRESENTATION SPEAKING TRUMPET Inscribed Presented By A Friend To Captain Josh. A. Bailey". Bailey was purportedly cap..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

WHALEBONE FID AND A CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Fid with three incised lines at top. Length 7.5. Seam rubber with faceted terminal, r..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE WHALESHIPS WANDERER AND PROGRESS Photo of the Wanderer is a rare view of the ship run aground, not seen in Albert...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Considerable pearling throughout. Length 4.25."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SET OF FOUR HAND-COLORED WHALE SCENE ENGRAVINGS Published by Edward Orme, Bond Street, London, 1813. Each depict a different stage o...

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