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Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse

Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1545
Sold for:
$338$275

Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1979, the lid with a hardwood plaque mounting a whale's tooth plate engraved with a ship, basket signed on the bottom, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 9 More ...

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1656
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads, 19th century, three with spear points, one with arrow point, lg. to 59 in. More ...

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1657
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads, late 19th century, seven toggle heads and a small spearhead, spearhead lg. 10 1/2, toggle head lg. to 42 in. More ...

Whale Fleshing Tool

Whale Fleshing Tool

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1659
Sold for:
$185$150

Whale Fleshing Tool, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the blade marked "MACY," lg. 104 3/4 in. More ...

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1474
Unsold
 

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools, late 19th/early 20th century, lg. to 91 in. More ...

Three Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools

Three Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1475
Sold for:
$338$275

Three Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools, late 19th century, lg. to 89 in. More ...

Black-painted Wood Three-tier Whale-end Hanging Wall Shelf

Black-painted Wood Three-tier Whale-end Hanging Wall Shelf

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1169
Sold for:
$135$110

Black-painted Wood Three-tier Whale-end Hanging Wall Shelf, ht. 22 1/2, wd. 33 in. Provenance: The Collection of Robert Cooney. More ...

Jeanne Reis Nantucket Purse

Jeanne Reis Nantucket Purse

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
856
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Jeanne Reis Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, late 20th century, oval form with hinged lid, the top with walnut plaque and carved and polished whale ivory sperm whale, bentwood handle, the More ...

Jeanne Reis Nantucket Purse

Jeanne Reis Nantucket Purse

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
857
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Jeanne Reis Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1981, oval form with hinged lid, the top with walnut plaque and carved and polished ivory sperm whale, bentwood handle, interior dated "1981," More ...

Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse

Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
858
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1960s, oval form with hinged lid, the top with ebony plaque and carved and polished whale ivory sperm whale, bentwood handle, the More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
860
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor, 19th century, one side depicting the Salem, Massachusetts, Customs House, the other with an image of a sailor holding a bottle and glass More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Dancing Couple

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Dancing Couple

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
861
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Dancing Couple, 19th century, the couple beneath a stylized arbor with geometric decoration, lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

William Bradford (Massachusetts/California, 1823-1892)      Arctic Whaling Scene

William Bradford (Massachusetts/California, 1823-1892) Arctic Whaling Scene

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
862
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

William Bradford (Massachusetts/California, 1823-1892) Arctic Whaling Scene Signed "William Bradford" in pencil and in the plate l.r., inscribed in the plate "Copyrighted by Radtke & Co., New More ...

Large Antique Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Robert Spring

Large Antique Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Robert Spring

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
865
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Large Antique Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Robert Spring, decoration dated 1974, one side showing the schooner Huntress of Nantucket flying an American flag, the other side showing the More ...

Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Mike Vienneau

Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Mike Vienneau

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
866
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Mike Vienneau, Nantucket, 1994, the tooth decorated allover with busy whaling scenes, signed, dated, and inscribed "M.G. Vienneau 1994 Nantucket," along bottom More ...

Three Miniature Maritime Objects

Three Miniature Maritime Objects

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Three Miniature Maritime Objects, 19th/early 20th century, a mahogany and bone pantry box, a whale ivory sailing ship, and a red-painted music box with ship diorama, wd. to 3 3/4 in. The More ...

Small Tin and Glass Onion Lantern or Cabin Lamp

Small Tin and Glass Onion Lantern or Cabin Lamp

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1036
Sold for:
$338$275

Small Tin and Glass Onion Lantern or Cabin Lamp, probably England, mid-19th century, colorless bulbous globe with tinned iron top and base, with whale oil burner, ht. 10 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Plaque

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Plaque

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1063
Sold for:
$492$400

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Plaque, 20th century, with open jaw and sharpened peg teeth, the back with iron wire hanger and carved with ''CV" monogram, (upper tail fluke restored), lg. 34 1/2 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:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1267
Sold for:
$369$300

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 ...

Two Northwest Coast Baskets

Two Northwest Coast Baskets

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1260
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Northwest Coast Baskets, Makah, c. 1900, one small jar with lid, the other decorated with two killer whales on the side, ht. 3 and 5 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2028
Sold for:
$431$350

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign, America, c. 2015, with acrylic eyes, lg. 29 in. More ...

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth Sterling Silver-mounted Match Safe and Cigarette Box

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth Sterling Silver-mounted Match Safe and Cigarette Box

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3009
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth Sterling Silver-mounted Match Safe and Cigarette Box, England, late 19th century, hinged cover opens to a divided interior with lidded match safe, hinge with sterling marks, More ...

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3010
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone, Michael Vienneau, Nantucket, 1997, allover decoration on one side depicting a town, harbor, surroundings, and ocean beyond, and a More ...

Memorandum of Whaler's Outfits. Bark Greyhound's First Voyage, October 27, 1866.

Memorandum of Whaler's Outfits. Bark Greyhound's First Voyage, October 27, 1866.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1201
Sold for:
$738$600

Memorandum of Whaler's Outfits. Bark Greyhound's First Voyage, October 27, 1866. New Bedford: A. Taber & Brother, Booksellers and Stationers, and Dealers in Charts and Nautical Instruments, c. 1866. More ...

Small Group of Sailor-made Objects and Baleen.     Estimate $100-150

Small Group of Sailor-made Objects and Baleen. Estimate $100-150

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1190
Sold for:
$86$70

Small Group of Sailor-made Objects and Baleen. More ...

Molded Copper Whale Weathervane

Molded Copper Whale Weathervane

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1196
Sold for:
$554$450

Molded Copper Whale Weathervane, lg. 28 in. More ...

Fijian Whale Tooth, Tabua

Fijian Whale Tooth, Tabua

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Fijian Whale Tooth, Tabua, early 19th century, sperm whale tooth pendant pierced at either end for suspension, fine and varied cream to golden patina, lg. 6 1/4 in. (16.0 cm). More ...

Eskimo Engraved Walrus Tusk

Eskimo Engraved Walrus Tusk

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
311
Unsold
 

Eskimo Engraved Walrus Tusk, c. 1890s, depicting hunting and whaling scenes, lg. 20 1/2 in. Provenance: Walter C. Waters, The Bear Totem Store, Wrangell, Alaska. More ...

Eskimo Feast Bowl with Walrus Ivory Whale Ornament

Eskimo Feast Bowl with Walrus Ivory Whale Ornament

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
318
Unsold
 

Eskimo Feast Bowl with Walrus Ivory Whale Ornament, 19th century, with native repairs, encrusted patina, 16 x 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Ohio State Historical Society; Ohio State University Museum; More ...

Eight Violinmaker's and Miniature Planes

Eight Violinmaker's and Miniature Planes

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Eight Violinmaker's and Miniature Planes, Europe, 19th century, set of three round soled brass violin planes with carved wood wedges, a Dutch whale-shaped wood plane, a miniature shoulder plane More ...