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Scrimshaw Sailing Ship Decorated Whale's Tooth and a Scrimshaw-decorated Faux   Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Sailing Ship Decorated Whale's Tooth and a Scrimshaw-decorated Faux Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2534M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 20, 2011
Lot:
1045
Sold for:
$178$150

Scrimshaw Sailing Ship Decorated Whale's Tooth and a Scrimshaw-decorated Faux Whale's Tooth, the former lg. 5 3/4 in. More ...

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock by Roland Macy

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock by Roland Macy

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
506
Sold for:
$830$700

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock by Roland Macy, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1922, painted iron dial with Arabic numerals, half round frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower More ...

Eight Assorted Early Household Items

Eight Assorted Early Household Items

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$504$425

Eight Assorted Early Household Items, 18th-19th century, a small woven splint buttocks basket, a small embossed leather-covered dome-top box, a pair of small pewter cylindrical font whale oil lamps, More ...

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892)      The New York Yacht Club Regatta off New Bedford.

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) The New York Yacht Club Regatta off New Bedford.

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
481
Sold for:
$71,100$60,000

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) The New York Yacht Club Regatta off New Bedford. Signed "Wm Bradford/1856/F[air] H[aven]" l.r. Wash and ink drawing on paper, 11 3/4 x 18 5/8 in., in a More ...

Large Whale's Tooth Inscribed with the Story of a Whaling Incident

Large Whale's Tooth Inscribed with the Story of a Whaling Incident

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
492
Sold for:
$770$650

Large Whale's Tooth Inscribed with the Story of a Whaling Incident, early 19th century, the partially legible inscription reads "Tooth of an --- ----- Whale taken in the South pacific Ocean March AD More ...

Two "Ship of the Line" Scrimshawed Whale's Teeth

Two "Ship of the Line" Scrimshawed Whale's Teeth

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
495
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Two "Ship of the Line" Scrimshawed Whale's Teeth, 19th century, depicting warships, one flying a British flag, their broadsides sporting gunports, (one tooth with an as found tip chip, minor age More ...

Stipple-decorated Whale's Tooth

Stipple-decorated Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
496
Sold for:
$770$650

Stipple-decorated Whale's Tooth, dated 1909, decorated on both sides with bust portraits of women, one surrounded by a garland of flowers, one side inscribed "Fayal/Horta 1909," mounted on a wooden More ...

Small Framed Painted Leaf Sailor's Souvenir with Whaling Scene

Small Framed Painted Leaf Sailor's Souvenir with Whaling Scene

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
537
Sold for:
$593$500

Small Framed Painted Leaf Sailor's Souvenir with Whaling Scene, Table Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, late 19th/early 20th century, painted "sow's ears" composed of three elongated leaves placed on More ...

Nantucket Basket Purse

Nantucket Basket Purse

Auction:
2521M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 14, 2010
Lot:
532
Sold for:
$563$475

Nantucket Basket Purse, fourth quarter 20th century, round, the cover centered with a carved ivory whale and engraved ship on an ivory medallion, ivory latch and handle pegs, ropework on handle, ht. More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
931
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, one side depicting a whaling scene with three longboat crews engaged in harpooning two sperm whales and the mother ship in the background, the reverse More ...

Engraved Whalebone Busk with Whaling Scene

Engraved Whalebone Busk with Whaling Scene

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
933
Sold for:
$830$700

Engraved Whalebone Busk with Whaling Scene, 19th century, the busk engraved with two foliate oval reserves flanking a scene with whalers harpooning a sperm whale, a ship in calm seas, three vessels More ...

Two Framed Grenfell Hooked Mats

Two Framed Grenfell Hooked Mats

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
1268
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

Two Framed Grenfell Hooked Mats, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, composed of silk and rayon jersey strips, one depicting the island of Newfoundland and More ...

Nantucket Basket Purse

Nantucket Basket Purse

Auction:
2514M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 22, 2010
Lot:
573
Unsold
 

Nantucket Basket Purse, fourth quarter 20th century, round, the cover centered with a carved ivory whale and engraved ship on an ivory medallion, ivory latch and handle pegs, ropework on handle, ht. More ...

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth

Auction:
2514M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 22, 2010
Lot:
1295
Sold for:
$652$550

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth, one tooth depicting the ship ERIE, the other the ship VESPER, lg. 5 1/2, 6 in. More ...

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth

Auction:
2514M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 22, 2010
Lot:
1296
Sold for:
$770$650

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth, one tooth depicting the whale ship William Badger, the other tooth the ship Albion, lg. 6, 7 in. More ...

Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
402A
Sold for:
$770$650

Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk, c. late 19th century, possibly from Siberia and depicting animals, human riding animals, a sailing ship, etc., lg 11 1/2 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2497
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 18, 2010
Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$593$500

Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Tooth, depicting sailing ship "U.S.S. of W. Ohio, Ship London of Salem," lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892)      Portrait of the Whaleship Young Hector   off Clark's Point, New Bedford

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) Portrait of the Whaleship Young Hector off Clark's Point, New Bedford

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$82,950$70,000

William Bradford (American, 1823-1892) Portrait of the Whaleship Young Hector off Clark's Point, New Bedford. Unsigned, the ship identified on a fragment of paper affixed to the stretcher. Oil More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, one side depicting a whaleboat with whalers, one harpooning a spouting whale, the mother ship in the distance, the reverse depicting a Portuguese church, More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, late 19th century, one side decorated with a ship flying an American flag, lg. 5 3/4 in. More ...

Engraved Whale's Tooth

Engraved Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
196
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

Engraved Whale's Tooth, 19th century, one side depicting a five-point star and a banner with star spangles above a ship and a potted leafy plant flanked by two hearts, mounted on a silver base, More ...

Seven Items Related to the Clark Whaling Family of Nantucket

Seven Items Related to the Clark Whaling Family of Nantucket

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Seven Items Related to the Clark Whaling Family of Nantucket, 19th century, a leather wallet inscribed "URIAH C. CLARK 1850 NANTUCKET," two knot-work tassels, a turned bone needle case inscribed More ...

Ephemera and Photographs Relating to the Clark and Swain Families of Nantucket

Ephemera and Photographs Relating to the Clark and Swain Families of Nantucket

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Ephemera and Photographs Relating to the Clark and Swain Families of Nantucket, early 19th to mid-20th century, highlights including an 1860 "Certificate of Character...and Discharge" of the seaman More ...

Ten Diaries and Journals of Benjamin Clark, Sankaty Head, Nantucket

Ten Diaries and Journals of Benjamin Clark, Sankaty Head, Nantucket

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
208
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

Ten Diaries and Journals of Benjamin Clark, Sankaty Head, Nantucket, mid to late 19th century, Provenance: Descendants of the Swain and Clark families of Nantucket. More ...

Scrimshaw Sailing Ship Decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Sailing Ship Decorated Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2485
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2009
Lot:
616
Sold for:
$148$125

Scrimshaw Sailing Ship Decorated Whale's Tooth, mounted on wood base labeled "Lilivet, Love," tooth lg. 5 in. More ...

(Whaling and Maritime Ephemera)

(Whaling and Maritime Ephemera)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$1,007$850

(Whaling and Maritime Ephemera), Collection of miscellaneous paper from the 18th and 19th centuries, including papers from the voyages of the Brig Polly and Schooner Friends Adventure, 1775 and More ...

Engraved Whale's Tooth

Engraved Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2482
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 08, 2009
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Engraved Whale's Tooth, 1848, one side depicting an American ship of war below a compass-drawn sun, the reverse depicting an anchor above a spreadwing American eagle and panoply, above a small More ...

Large Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Tooth

Large Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2482
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 08, 2009
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Large Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Tooth, late 19th century, one side decorated with a ship with sails furled , flying an American flag, the other side depicting a sailor, (age cracks), lg. 6 3/8 More ...

Eighteen Assorted Framed Prints and Paintings

Eighteen Assorted Framed Prints and Paintings

Auction:
2478
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 15, 2009
Lot:
659
Sold for:
$148$125

Eighteen Assorted Framed Prints and Paintings, including a set of three small Italian oil on panel landscapes, Marblehead map and chart prints, a Pailthorpe watercolor whaling triptych, two sailing More ...

Oval Nantucket Basket Purse

Oval Nantucket Basket Purse

Auction:
2468
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 09, 2009
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

Oval Nantucket Basket Purse, made by S.G. Gibbs, late 20th century, the lidded basket decorated with walnut medallion centered with a carved ivory whale figure, ivory pin, handle knobs, and latch, More ...