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Carved Whale Ivory Eagle Head

Carved Whale Ivory Eagle Head

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
330
Sold for:
$554$450

Carved Whale Ivory Eagle Head, 20th century, with custom stand, lg. 5 3/4 in. Note: May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state. More ...

Thomas Spencer, Ship Chandler, Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, Brass Lantern

Thomas Spencer, Ship Chandler, Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, Brass Lantern

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
418
Sold for:
$30,750$25,000

Thomas Spencer, Ship Chandler, Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, Brass Lantern, America, c. 1850s, pierced vent top with large brass loop handle, stepped base with intact removable font and burner, the More ...

T. Sutherland, Engraver, After William J. Huggins (English, 1781-1845)    South Seas Whale Fishery

T. Sutherland, Engraver, After William J. Huggins (English, 1781-1845) South Seas Whale Fishery

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1515
Sold for:
$338$275

T. Sutherland, Engraver, After William J. Huggins (English, 1781-1845) South Seas Whale Fishery, London, 1825. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Hand-colored lithograph on paper, More ...

T. Sutherland, Engraver, After William J. Huggins (English, 1781-1845)    South Seas Whale Fishery

T. Sutherland, Engraver, After William J. Huggins (English, 1781-1845) South Seas Whale Fishery

Auction:
3021M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 20, 2017
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$185$150

T. Sutherland, Engraver, After William J. Huggins (English, 1781-1845) South Seas Whale Fishery, London, 1825. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Hand-colored lithograph on paper, More ...

Catalogue of Articles for a Whaling Voyage. Wm. P. Howland & Co. Ship Chandlers, and Dealers in Groceries, the Production of Free Labor

Catalogue of Articles for a Whaling Voyage. Wm. P. Howland & Co. Ship Chandlers, and Dealers in Groceries, the Production of Free Labor

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1177
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Catalogue of Articles for a Whaling Voyage. Wm. P. Howland & Co. Ship Chandlers, and Dealers in Groceries, the Production of Free Labor. New Bedford: Wm. P. Howland, Weston Howland, [c. 1851]. More ...

Cheever, Henry Theodore (1814-1897) The Whale and his Captors or The Whaleman's Adventures, and the Whale's Biography.

Cheever, Henry Theodore (1814-1897) The Whale and his Captors or The Whaleman's Adventures, and the Whale's Biography.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1186
Sold for:
$209$170

Cheever, Henry Theodore (1814-1897) The Whale and his Captors or The Whaleman's Adventures, and the Whale's Biography. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. First edition, 16mo, illustrated, bound in More ...

Hall, Daniel Weston (b. 1841) Arctic Rovings: or the Adventures of a New Bedford Boy.

Hall, Daniel Weston (b. 1841) Arctic Rovings: or the Adventures of a New Bedford Boy.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1270
Sold for:
$461$375

Hall, Daniel Weston (b. 1841) Arctic Rovings: or the Adventures of a New Bedford Boy. Boston: Abel Tompkins, 1861. First edition, 12mo, portrait frontispiece opposite title, four pages of More ...

New Bedford Fairhaven and Dartmouth Signal Book, 1853.

New Bedford Fairhaven and Dartmouth Signal Book, 1853.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1345
Sold for:
$461$375

New Bedford Fairhaven and Dartmouth Signal Book, 1853. [New Bedford]: Charles Taber & Co., Press of Benjamin Lindsey, [1852]. Octavo, hand-colored ship flags throughout, some pages with hand-drawn More ...

Shipping Account Book, William Rotch Jr. & Son, New Bedford, 1808-1815.

Shipping Account Book, William Rotch Jr. & Son, New Bedford, 1808-1815.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1394
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Shipping Account Book, William Rotch Jr. & Son, New Bedford, 1808-1815. Folio format ledger, entries added at both front and back, consisting of 132 numbered pages of outward cargo invoices More ...

Cased Carved and Painted Ship Model of the Charles W. Morgan

Cased Carved and Painted Ship Model of the Charles W. Morgan

Auction:
2997T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 06, 2017
Lot:
1978
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Cased Carved and Painted Ship Model of the Charles W. Morgan, with plaque inscribed "The Charles W. Morgan/Last of the Whales/Presented to/Florrinmon M. Howe/President/Industrial Trust More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with Ships and Britannia Figure

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with Ships and Britannia Figure

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with Ships and Britannia Figure, England, mid-1830s, one side with three sailing ships, anchor, and Britannia, the other with two ships, the edge with a ship fort More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Showing the Frances   of New Bedford

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Showing the Frances of New Bedford

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$110,700$90,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Showing the Frances of New Bedford, Frederick Myrick, Nantucket, c. 1828-29, one side carved with banner reading "The Frances on the coast of Peru," above the whaleship with More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Whaling Scene

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Whaling Scene

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Whaling Scene, 19th century, both sides depicting a whaling ship and longboats hunting whales, one edge with a whale and longboat scene, the top with a More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with "Sailor's Farewell" Scene

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with "Sailor's Farewell" Scene

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with "Sailor's Farewell" Scene, attributed to the Banknote Engraver, mid-19th century, finely engraved with a sailor and his lover beneath a tree framed by a floral border, More ...

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
169
Sold for:
$923$750

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk, 19th century, with four scenes including a woman in a long gown in an urban setting, an American ship at sea, a woman and cherub, and a marriage scene, lg. 22 1/2 in. More ...

Seven Maritime and Whaling Books

Seven Maritime and Whaling Books

Auction:
2974T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 12, 2017
Lot:
1377
Sold for:
$98$80

Seven Maritime and Whaling Books, including Charles Norhoff's Whaling and Fishing, an 1851 copy of Laws of the Salem Marine Society, and Will Lawson's Blue Gum Clippers and Whale Ships of More ...

"A VIEW of the LANDING of GENERAL LAFAYETTE at NEW YORK Augt 1824" Commemorative Kerchief

"A VIEW of the LANDING of GENERAL LAFAYETTE at NEW YORK Augt 1824" Commemorative Kerchief

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

"A VIEW of the LANDING of GENERAL LAFAYETTE at NEW YORK Augt 1824" Commemorative Kerchief, c. 1824, copper plate-printed red ink on cotton depicting the arrival of General Lafayette in New York More ...

Shepard Hardware Co. "Jonah and the Whale" Mechanical Bank

Shepard Hardware Co. "Jonah and the Whale" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$800$650

Shepard Hardware Co. "Jonah and the Whale" Mechanical Bank, Buffalo, New York, 19th century, depicting a large whale and figures on the ship in the turbulent seas, lower frieze reading Jonah and the More ...

Engraved Powder Horn

Engraved Powder Horn

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
655
Sold for:
$400$325

Engraved Powder Horn, America, c. 1842, surface engraved with whaling scenes featuring ships, three whales, figures in a long boat, and a tropical landscape, the spout engraved with geometric More ...

Engraved Powder Flask

Engraved Powder Flask

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1092
Sold for:
$197$160

Engraved Powder Flask, 19th century, light color horn with flat wood base, body engraved with an eagle over a sailing ship, and a whale over "BARK DESDEMONA" and a harpoon, lg. 6 in. More ...

Five Carved Maritime Items

Five Carved Maritime Items

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1358
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Five Carved Maritime Items, 19th century, a walrus tusk depicting a ship, inscribed "The Hunt/Portage Queen/New York/1855," a whalebone busk inscribed "Mary Barker/Friendships More ...

Handwritten and Hand-drawn "Descriptions of Whales by Capt. Thos. W. Roys Ship 'Sheffield' 1854,"

Handwritten and Hand-drawn "Descriptions of Whales by Capt. Thos. W. Roys Ship 'Sheffield' 1854,"

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1069
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Handwritten and Hand-drawn "Descriptions of Whales by Capt. Thos. W. Roys Ship 'Sheffield' 1854," mid-19th century, the twenty-four sheet booklet filled with pencil drawings of whale species, More ...

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Razors

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Razors

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1083
Sold for:
$277$225

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Razors, 19th century, one with handle engraved with an image of a sailing ship and flowers on one panel and the other side with a whale and the name "JOSIAH LANE" More ...

Pinkham, Seth (1786-1844) Manuscript Waste Books, Letter Books, and Personal Journals Composed aboard the Henry Astor

Pinkham, Seth (1786-1844) Manuscript Waste Books, Letter Books, and Personal Journals Composed aboard the Henry Astor

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1072
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Pinkham, Seth (1786-1844) Manuscript Waste Books, Letter Books, and Personal Journals Composed aboard the Henry Astor, 1840-1844. Approximately 400 small folio pages of manuscript material in More ...

Business Ledgers c. 1787-1859.

Business Ledgers c. 1787-1859.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1133
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Business Ledgers c. 1787-1859. Six leather-bound volumes fulfilled with manuscript notations throughout memorializing business transactions; one covering March-July 1787, approximately 130 leaves, More ...

Hall, Daniel Weston (b. 1841) Arctic Rovings: or the Adventures of a New Bedford Boy on Sea and Land.

Hall, Daniel Weston (b. 1841) Arctic Rovings: or the Adventures of a New Bedford Boy on Sea and Land.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1180
Sold for:
$431$350

Hall, Daniel Weston (b. 1841) Arctic Rovings: or the Adventures of a New Bedford Boy on Sea and Land. Boston: Abel Tompkins, 1861. First edition, 12mo, portrait frontispiece opposite title, four More ...

Two Demilune Maritime Hooked Rugs

Two Demilune Maritime Hooked Rugs

Auction:
2886M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 10, 2016
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Two Demilune Maritime Hooked Rugs, 19th century, one of an American whaling vessel and whale, reading "There She Blows," and one of an American three-masted ship, reading "A Safe Voyage," lg. to 26, More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
2880B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 27, 2016
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$584$475

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, the playing surface depicting sailing ships, whales, and a walrus, lg. 20 in. More ...

Group of Americana Reference Books and Catalogs

Group of Americana Reference Books and Catalogs

Auction:
2863M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2015
Lot:
656
Sold for:
$215$175

Group of Americana Reference Books and Catalogs, including a selection of materials relating to nautical-themed antiques, Mystic Seaport, whaling, and shipping, Nina Hellman's A Mariner's Fancy, More ...

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
2863M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2015
Lot:
779
Sold for:
$123$100

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, c. 1991, the hinged lid with engraved bone medallion inscribed "Nantucket Sleighride" depicting a whale pulling a boat, ht. 7 1/4, wd. 11, dp. 8 in. More ...