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Three Scrimshaw Articles

Three Scrimshaw Articles

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$150$125

Three Scrimshaw Articles, 19th century, a round brass snuff box or container with a bone disk mounted on the cover with faintly engraved whaling scene, depicting a whale ship, whale, and whaleboat More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Engraved Ship

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Engraved Ship

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$2,040$1,700

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Engraved Ship, depicting a ship of the line flying an American flag flanked by floral borders, heightened with red, green, and blue, with initials "LS" near the base, More ...

Scrimshaw Carved and Decorated Bone Jagging Wheel

Scrimshaw Carved and Decorated Bone Jagging Wheel

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
480
Sold for:
$450$375

Scrimshaw Carved and Decorated Bone Jagging Wheel, with faceted carved handle with engraved motifs including foreshortened ships, whales, hearts, stars, leaves, and flowers, lg. 4 3/4 in. More ...

Sailor's Brass-bound Leather-covered Camphorwood Sea Trunk

Sailor's Brass-bound Leather-covered Camphorwood Sea Trunk

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
498
Sold for:
$600$500

Sailor's Brass-bound Leather-covered Camphorwood Sea Trunk, China, early 19th century, rectangular trunk, the lid centered with an engraved pewter plaque "Peleg Simmons/New Bedford," the sides More ...

Painted Wooden Model of the Ship Pauline R   of Boston

Painted Wooden Model of the Ship Pauline R of Boston

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
502
Unsold
 

Painted Wooden Model of the Ship Pauline R of Boston, late 19th/early 20th century, vessel identified on a label affixed to the bow and stern, the deck with painted wooden furniture and accessories, More ...

Framed 19th Century Puck Magazine   Color Lithograph Political Cartoon

Framed 19th Century Puck Magazine Color Lithograph Political Cartoon

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
399
Unsold
 

Framed 19th Century Puck Magazine Color Lithograph Political Cartoon, "The Last Resort. - Let the Democrats Throw Their 'Jonah' Overboard," featuring a ship with tattered sails reading "Democracy" More ...

Bronze Mirror

Bronze Mirror

Auction:
2647B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 23, 2013
Lot:
249
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Bronze Mirror, China, Song Dynasty (960-1279), octofoil shape, the knob surrounded by a finely cast high-relief scene representing the story of Cei Fei, the dragon slayer surrounded by passengers on More ...

Three Marine-themed Works

Three Marine-themed Works

Auction:
2646M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2013
Lot:
899
Sold for:
$215$175

Three Marine-themed Works, a framed ink drawing "Risky Business - Whaling 1846," inscribed "copy by Raynes" l.r., an unframed oil on canvas view of a rocky coastline signed "F. Weber" l.l., and a More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Engraved Ship

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Engraved Ship

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
96
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Engraved Ship, depicting a ship of the line flying an American flag flanked by floral borders, heightened with red, green, and blue, with initials "LS" near the base, More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$16,800$14,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, the obverse decorated with a swan in a circular reserve over patriotic motifs of thirteen stars above a spreadwing eagle and an American shield in a cloud-like More ...

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$1,020$850

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, depicting a mariner standing on the deck of a vessel looking through his spyglass, with the ship's binnacle sail and rigging in the background, the reverse depicting a More ...

Scrimshaw Whale Tooth-handled Steel Dagger

Scrimshaw Whale Tooth-handled Steel Dagger

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

Scrimshaw Whale Tooth-handled Steel Dagger, 19th century, shaped whale tooth hilt, with carved bird's head terminal, one side engraved with a surfacing and spouting sperm whale with distant whale More ...

Marine Archive of Captain Joseph Tirrell, Weymouth, Massachusetts:

Marine Archive of Captain Joseph Tirrell, Weymouth, Massachusetts:

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
81
Unsold
 

Marine Archive of Captain Joseph Tirrell, Weymouth, Massachusetts: Printed documents: An Act for the Government and Regulation of Seamen in the Merchants' Service, [completed in ink in 1810], old More ...

Paper Ephemera, Approximately Thirty-five Maritime Letters and Documents, One Framed

Paper Ephemera, Approximately Thirty-five Maritime Letters and Documents, One Framed

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$215$175

Paper Ephemera, Approximately Thirty-five Maritime Letters and Documents, One Framed Assorted papers, printed and in manuscript, mostly 19th century, related to whaling, steamboats, tow boats, More ...

Whaling Archive, Twenty Documents and Nine Photographs.

Whaling Archive, Twenty Documents and Nine Photographs.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$369$300

Whaling Archive, Twenty Documents and Nine Photographs. Receipts and documents for supplies and whale oil, some printed, most from ships out of New Bedford, and several photographs of the Greyhound, More ...

Woven Nantucket Basket Purse with Scrimshaw-decorated Ivory Plaque

Woven Nantucket Basket Purse with Scrimshaw-decorated Ivory Plaque

Auction:
2620M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2012
Lot:
945
Sold for:
$240$200

Woven Nantucket Basket Purse with Scrimshaw-decorated Ivory Plaque, oval form with a Don Thomas scrimshaw sailing ships-decorated ivory plaque mounted on a hinged lid, a swing handle, overall body More ...

Nantucket Basket

Nantucket Basket

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$3,900$3,250

Nantucket Basket, manufactured by "W.H. Gibbs Nantucket, Mass.," late 19th/early 20th century, round basket with carved hardwood handles, and turned base centering an inlaid star, applied printed More ...

Bronze Mirror

Bronze Mirror

Auction:
2613B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 21, 2012
Lot:
499
Unsold
 

Bronze Mirror, China, Song Dynasty (960-1279), octofoil shape, the knob surrounded by a finely cast high-relief scene representing the story of Cei Fei, the dragon slayer surrounded by passengers on More ...

14kt Gold Miniature Nantucket Basket Charm

14kt Gold Miniature Nantucket Basket Charm

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2012
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

14kt Gold Miniature Nantucket Basket Charm, with inset faux scrimshaw plaque of a sailing ship to the lid and tiny penny inside, signed illegibly and dated '77 on the bottom, 12.5 dwt, together with More ...

Grenfell Hooked Mat of the Island of Newfoundland

Grenfell Hooked Mat of the Island of Newfoundland

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2012
Lot:
1320
Sold for:
$948$800

Grenfell Hooked Mat of the Island of Newfoundland, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, depicting the island of Newfoundland and partial coastline of More ...

Three Carved Whalebone Whale Stamps in a Box, Twelve Ivory Items, and Fourteen   Pieces of Related Ephemera

Three Carved Whalebone Whale Stamps in a Box, Twelve Ivory Items, and Fourteen Pieces of Related Ephemera

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Three Carved Whalebone Whale Stamps in a Box, Twelve Ivory Items, and Fourteen Pieces of Related Ephemera, c. 1850s, three hand-carved bone whale stamps with whale figural handles, depicting a Right More ...

Whale's Tooth Engraved with Whale Ship and Spouting Whale

Whale's Tooth Engraved with Whale Ship and Spouting Whale

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Whale's Tooth Engraved with Whale Ship and Spouting Whale, dated "1847," ht. 7 in. More ...

American School, 19th Century      Whaling Scene.

American School, 19th Century Whaling Scene.

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
164
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Whaling Scene. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the scene depicting a whaling ship and whalemen in their longboats pursuing a spouting whale, 12 x 20 in., in a period More ...

Four Framed Marine Works

Four Framed Marine Works

Auction:
2606M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2012
Lot:
760
Sold for:
$504$425

Four Framed Marine Works, three American School, 20th century, two depicting the American whaling ships NIGER and WANDERER, both signed with initials "REM" l.r. and identified in inscriptions below, More ...

Three Wood Stack-laminated and Painted Half-hull Ship Model Plaques

Three Wood Stack-laminated and Painted Half-hull Ship Model Plaques

Auction:
2606M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2012
Lot:
950
Sold for:
$119$100

Three Wood Stack-laminated and Painted Half-hull Ship Model Plaques, a Mark A. Sutherland, Concord, Massachusetts, model of a Robert Baker, Westport, Massachusetts, 25 ft. schooner, a model of the More ...

Eskimo Bone Snow Beater

Eskimo Bone Snow Beater

Auction:
2596B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 12, 2012
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$10,665$9,000

Eskimo Bone Snow Beater, c. last quarter 19th century, with scrimshaw depictions of an elaborate range of activities including dances, hunting scenes, camp scenes, steam ships, Europeans, and a More ...

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whales' Teeth

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whales' Teeth

Auction:
2587M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2012
Lot:
1083
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whales' Teeth, inscribed "Amos Ring, Wilmington, S.C., God Save The Queen, God Save Mrs. Davis, Lifeline to our Free States, 1863 The Runner Modern Greece-Mail Ship," lg. More ...

Eight Framed and Decorative Nantucket-theme Items

Eight Framed and Decorative Nantucket-theme Items

Auction:
2587M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2012
Lot:
1249
Sold for:
$207$175

Eight Framed and Decorative Nantucket-theme Items, a watercolor of a sailboat signed "Charlie W. Wyllie"; a watercolor of a dock scene signed "Jo Barker"; two prints after Currier of whaling scenes; More ...

Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth

Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth, mid-19th century, engraved tooth, one side depicting a sailing vessel flying an American flag over an eagle and shield motif with a banner inscribed More ...

Two Blue and White Decorated Tile-top Low Tables

Two Blue and White Decorated Tile-top Low Tables

Auction:
2570M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2011
Lot:
664
Sold for:
$237$200

Two Blue and White Decorated Tile-top Low Tables, one with whaling ships and one with Canton-style decoration, ht. 17 1/2 and 19 in., respectively. More ...