02-19-2006 02-19-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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February 19, 2006 11:00 AMCalender

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  • Attributed to Thomas Willis (American, 1850-1912) Portrait of the American Steam Yacht "LINTA."

    Lot: 156
    Sold for: $4,500$4,500

    Attributed to Thomas Willis (American, 1850-1912) Portrait of the American Steam Yacht "LINTA." Unsigned. Oil on canvas with velvet and silk applications, 15 3/4 x 26 in., in a carved oak frame more ...

  • Italian School, 19th Century American Ship in an Italian Harbor with a Volcano.

    Lot: 157
    Sold for: $850$850

    Italian School, 19th Century American Ship in an Italian Harbor with a Volcano. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 3/4 x 24 1/4 in., in a contemporary giltwood frame. Condition: more ...

  • American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Ship's Captain.

    Lot: 158
    Sold for: $3,000$3,000

    American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Ship's Captain. Unsigned. Oil on panel, depicting the brown-eyed and brown-haired gentleman wearing a black double-breasted jacket with brass buttons, more ...

  • Ivory, Whalebone, and Baleen Veneer Model of the Clipper Ship Rainbow

    Lot: 159
    Sold for: $1,700$1,700

    Ivory, Whalebone, and Baleen Veneer Model of the Clipper Ship Rainbow, maker unknown, late 19th/early 20th century, three-masted full-rigged vessel with sails furled, wood base with applied more ...

  • Nantucket Light Ship Purse Basket

    Lot: 160
    Sold for: $1,100$1,100

    Nantucket Light Ship Purse Basket, Jose Formoso Reyes, mid-20th century, oval form with lid, swing handle, walnut oval lid medallion, the base faintly incised "Made in Nantucket, Jose Formoso more ...

  • Nantucket Light Ship Purse Basket

    Lot: 161
    Sold for: $350$350

    Nantucket Light Ship Purse Basket, America, mid-20th century, oval form with lid, swing handle, and carved ivory whale figure mounted on an oval walnut lid medallion, carved ivory pins, peg, and more ...

  • Carved and Painted Ship in a Bottle

    Lot: 162
    Sold for: $325$325

    Carved and Painted Ship in a Bottle, probably America, late 19th/early 20th century, a rigged three-masted ship flying an American flag on a painted putty sea and wharf backdrop, with carved and more ...

  • Small Ship Diorama

    Lot: 163
    Sold for: $475$475

    Small Ship Diorama, probably America, late 19th/early 20th century, the scene depicting a a two-masted brigantine, on a molded putty sea with painted background, ht. 7 1/4, wd. 2 1/4, lg. 12 3/8 more ...

  • Carved Wooden Ship in a Bottle

    Lot: 164
    Sold for: $150$150

    Carved Wooden Ship in a Bottle, probably America, late 19th/early 20th century, depicting a three-masted bark floating by a painted molded putty wharf with carved and painted houses and a lighthouse more ...

  • Ship-in-a-Bottle

    Lot: 165
    Sold for: $200$200

    Ship-in-a-Bottle, probably America, mid-20th century, depicting a rigged three-masted ship model, the hull painted black flying an American flag on a molded and painted putty sea next to a small more ...

  • Sailor's Seashell Valentine

    Lot: 166
    Sold for: $4,750$4,750

    Sailor's Seashell Valentine, Barbados, late 19th century, sea shell mosaic composition depicting a central round reserve with a shellwork heart topped with a pink shell blossom, surrounded by more ...

  • Schooner-in-a-Bottle

    Lot: 167
    Sold for: $325$325

    Schooner-in-a-Bottle, America, mid-20th century, two masted vessel with sails and rigging, the hull painted black and white and green and white below the water line with two lifeboats on deck, on a more ...

  • Cased Ship Diorama

    Lot: 168
    Sold for: $350$350

    Cased Ship Diorama, probably America, 19th century, depicting a rigged four-masted bark, the hull painted white, with carved wooden accoutrements, mounted on a molded putty sea with a painted more ...

  • Ship-in-a-Bottle

    Lot: 169
    Sold for: $350$350

    Ship-in-a-Bottle, America, early to mid-20th century, a four-masted bark with sails and rigging, the hull painted white with black striping, flying an American flag on a molded and painted putty sea more ...

  • Harbor Scene with Ships in a Bottle

    Lot: 170
    Sold for: $500$500

    Harbor Scene with Ships in a Bottle, probably America,, late 19th/early 20th century, the scene depicting four vessels mounted on a molded putty sea including a triple-decker steamer labeled more ...

  • Sailor's Seashell Valentine

    Lot: 171
    Sold for: $4,500$4,500

    Sailor's Seashell Valentine, Barbados, late 19th century, sea shell mosaic composition featuring an eight-point star with central round reserve with shellwork lettering "HOME AGAIN" with fanciful more ...

  • Group of Six Sailor Related Items

    Lot: 172
    Sold for: $375$375

    Group of Six Sailor Related Items, probably 19th century, including five needlecases, three covered with knotwork and a small telescoping brass spyglass, lg. 5-8 1/2 in more ...

  • American School, 19th Century Italian Volcano.

    Lot: 173
    Sold for: $3,500$3,500

    American School, 19th Century Italian Volcano. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicting the eruption of a volcano amidst several mountains with several American sailing and steam vessels in the more ...

  • Glazed Ship Diorama

    Lot: 174
    Sold for: $1,200$1,200

    Glazed Ship Diorama, probably America, 19th century, the diorama depicting a three-masted full-rigged ship with carved wooden sails, black painted hull with a whale painted on the stern, against a more ...

  • Framed Schooner Diorama

    Lot: 175
    Sold for: $1,500$1,500

    Framed Schooner Diorama, America, 19th century, the vessel with two masts with sails, painted putty sea, painted background with paddlewheel steamer with two smoking funnels, and a distant more ...

  • Glazed Ship Diorama

    Lot: 176
    Sold for: $1,300$1,300

    Glazed Ship Diorama, probably America, 19th century, the framed and glazed diorama depicting a two-masted full-rigged brig, flying a red, white, and blue striped pennant, mounted on a painted wood more ...

  • Glazed Ship Diorama

    Lot: 177
    Sold for: $1,600$1,600

    Glazed Ship Diorama, probably America, 19th/early 20th century, the diorama depicting a three-masted full-rigged ship with carved wooden sails, black painted hull with painted gun ports, a smaller more ...

  • Glazed Ship Diorama

    Lot: 178
    Sold for: $850$850

    Glazed Ship Diorama, probably America, 19th century, the framed and glazed diorama depicting a three-masted, full-rigged bark with carved and painted wooden sails, sailing on a painted wood "sea," more ...

  • Painted Wooden Schooner Diorama

    Lot: 179
    Sold for: $550$550

    Painted Wooden Schooner Diorama, America, early to mid 20th century, the two-masted vessel with sails unfurled, with carved and painted wooden details, on a painted sea and painted background with more ...

  • Painted Wooden Ship Diorama

    Lot: 180
    Sold for: $375$375

    Painted Wooden Ship Diorama, probably America, early to mid 20th century, depicting a full-rigged three-masted vessel with carved wooden details, the hull painted black, molded and painted more ...

  • Painted Wooden Steam Engine Model of the Tugboat "WEYMOUTH," America, late 19th/early 20th century

    Lot: 181
    Sold for: $1,500$1,500

    Painted Wooden Steam Engine Model of the Tugboat "WEYMOUTH," America, late 19th/early 20th century, with black painted brass funnel, maroon and cream colored deckhouse, olive green deck and red more ...

  • Early Oval Nantucket Basket

    Lot: 183
    Sold for: $325$325

    Early Oval Nantucket Basket, America, late 19th century the basket with rattan weavers, carved swing handle fastened with brass rivets, (breaks on the rim), ht. to top of ears 8 in. more ...

  • Cased Ship Model

    Lot: 185
    Sold for: $350$350

    Cased Ship Model, America, 20th century, depicting a rigged two-masted brig , with carved and painted wooden details, the hull painted black with gold below the water line, supported on a wooden more ...

  • Fancy Painted Pine Dressing Box

    Lot: 186
    Sold for: $2,400$2,400

    Fancy Painted Pine Dressing Box, America, second quarter 19th century, scrolled terminals on crest of rectangular box with brass knobs and ball feet, the crest and sides painted yellow, light green, more ...

  • Paint and Stencil Decorated Six-board Chest

    Lot: 187
    Sold for: $750$750

    Paint and Stencil Decorated Six-board Chest, probably New England, early 19th century, the molded lift-top on a box with applied molding on front and cutout ends; grain painted with reddish brown more ...