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Bligh, William (1754-1817) A Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for the Purpose of Conveying Bread-Fruit Tr

Bligh, William (1754-1817) A Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for the Purpose of Conveying Bread-Fruit Tr

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1114
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Bligh, William (1754-1817) A Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for the Purpose of Conveying Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies. London: Printed for George Nicol, 1792. More ...

North America, Northeast Coast. Girolamo Ruscelli (1518-1566) Tierra Nueva.

North America, Northeast Coast. Girolamo Ruscelli (1518-1566) Tierra Nueva.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1501
Sold for:
$461$375

North America, Northeast Coast. Girolamo Ruscelli (1518-1566) Tierra Nueva. Venice: Valgrisi, 1561. Double-paged copper-plate engraving with typographical text and large woodcut initial B on verso More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
289
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated with a sailor below a United States flag waving to ships at sea, with shield and cannon above, the back with a sailing ship, ht. 5 1/4 in. Note: More ...

Four Sailor-made Items

Four Sailor-made Items

Auction:
3303T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 29, 2019
Lot:
1435
Sold for:
$923$750

Four Sailor-made Items, 19th/early 20th century, a horn box with divided interior; a baleen box; a horn and whalebone top; and a mahogany abacus, wd. to 12 1/2 in. Note: This item may be subject More ...

Pair of Staffordshire Lead-glazed Figures

Pair of Staffordshire Lead-glazed Figures

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$738$600

Pair of Staffordshire Lead-glazed Figures, England, c. 1790, Ralph Wood type, with translucent underglaze colors, modeled as a sailor and a maiden, ht. 8 1/8 in. More ...

Sunderland Pink Lustre Black Transfer-printed Pitcher

Sunderland Pink Lustre Black Transfer-printed Pitcher

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
496
Unsold
 

Sunderland Pink Lustre Black Transfer-printed Pitcher, England, c. 1830, a transfer inside the spout titled Returning From Market, and three surrounding the body including The Sailor's Return, The More ...

Elizabeth Mumford (American, 20th/21st Century)      The Drunken Sailor

Elizabeth Mumford (American, 20th/21st Century) The Drunken Sailor

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2019
Lot:
457
Sold for:
$923$750

Elizabeth Mumford (American, 20th/21st Century) The Drunken Sailor Signed "Elizabeth Mumford 86" l.r., inscribed with title and with artist's business card on the reverse. Oil on door panel, More ...

Three Books

Three Books

Auction:
3289T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2019
Lot:
1177
Sold for:
$197$160

Three Books, Undine, 1909, William Heinemann, publisher, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, and Sinbad the Sailor and Princess Badoura, Hodder & Stoughton, publisher, illustrated by Edmund Dulac. More ...

Antique Diamond Sunburst Brooch, Howard & Co.

Antique Diamond Sunburst Brooch, Howard & Co.

Auction:
3288B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 17, 2019
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$61,500$50,000

Antique Diamond Sunburst Brooch, Howard & Co., late 19th century, centering an old European-cut diamond weighing approx. 6.25 cts., and old European- and old mine-cut diamonds, approx. total wt. More ...

Large Cast Zinc "Nantucket Dewey Boy" Whirligig

Large Cast Zinc "Nantucket Dewey Boy" Whirligig

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1589
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Large Cast Zinc "Nantucket Dewey Boy" Whirligig, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the figure in the form of a sailor with white-painted outfit and rotating arms, with custom stand, ht. 36 1/4, More ...

Set of Sailor-made Dominos

Set of Sailor-made Dominos

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1679
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Set of Sailor-made Dominos, 19th century, bone and ebony dominos with green dots and red and black diamonds, hearts, clubs, and spades, housed in a mahogany slide-lid box, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 5 1/2, dp. More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919. A series of letters addressed to Ernest Lester Jones (1876-1929), hydrographic and geodetic engineer and More ...

Sailor-made Fourteen-second Ship's Log or Sandglass

Sailor-made Fourteen-second Ship's Log or Sandglass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
430
Unsold
 

Sailor-made Fourteen-second Ship's Log or Sandglass, 19th century, 2 3/4-in. dia. bone plates with top plate marked "14," mounted between four turned rosewood columns enclosing the colorless glass More ...

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial, America, c. 1815, a large urn atop a monument inscribed "IN/MEMORY/OF THE/MASSACRE/AT/DARTMOOR/APRIL 6/1815," flanked by a man and woman in mourning, the man More ...

Inlaid Sailor-made Box

Inlaid Sailor-made Box

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$369$300

Inlaid Sailor-made Box, 19th century, mahogany box, the chamfered lid and sides with inlaid lighter wood diamonds, stars, and hearts, line and dot border, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 9 3/4, dp. 6 in. More ...

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$492$400

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box, 19th century, the lid and sides with inlaid shell and whale's tooth stars, diamonds, arch, and sawtooth devices, opening to a compartment with two drawers, on four More ...

Four Military Sculptures

Four Military Sculptures

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1028
Sold for:
$234$190

Four Military Sculptures, depicting a European soldier, a WWI soldier, a Spanish American War soldier, and a sailor. Militaria online More ...

Five Canes

Five Canes

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$923$750

Five Canes, a cane made from the flagship Lawrence, an oak cane made from wood from Fort Duquesne, a cane made from an 1812 ship from New Orleans, an oak cane made from the Kearsarge, and a cane More ...

Forty-six German Cigarette Cards

Forty-six German Cigarette Cards

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1106
Sold for:
$74$60

Forty-six German Cigarette Cards, c. 1930s, with planes, cars, sailors, Hitler, officers, and politicians. Militaria online More ...

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?.

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$523$425

Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?. Single wove bifolium Stilegate, Limpsfield, Surrey writing paper, inscribed over four pages, to a Dr. Solly [?], commenting on More ...

Small Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany One-drawer Sewing Box

Small Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany One-drawer Sewing Box

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
84
Sold for:
$185$150

Small Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany One-drawer Sewing Box, 19th century, (imperfections), ht. 8 1/4, wd. 7 1/4, dp. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Ship's Figure Head

Carved and Painted Ship's Figure Head

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Carved and Painted Ship's Figure Head, c. 1850, figure of a man in a black jacket with gold buttons wearing a black sailor's cap, prominent facial and hair details, drapery base, old repaint, ht. 58 More ...

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1537A
Sold for:
$523$425

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk, 19th century, one side depicting ships and whale hunting scenes, the other side with sailors, ships, military and native figures, lg. 25 1/2 in. More ...

All-Wood Schoenhut Toddler Boy Doll

All-Wood Schoenhut Toddler Boy Doll

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1333
Sold for:
$338$275

All-Wood Schoenhut Toddler Boy Doll, Philadelphia, c. 1920, blue painted eyes, smooth head with light blonde painted hair, closed somber mouth (light soil, some paint chips at base of neck), fully More ...

Shepard, Alan B. Jr. (1923-1998) Photographs, Scrapbook, Freedom 7, Mercury Redstone 3 Mission, May 5, 1961.

Shepard, Alan B. Jr. (1923-1998) Photographs, Scrapbook, Freedom 7, Mercury Redstone 3 Mission, May 5, 1961.

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
513
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Shepard, Alan B. Jr. (1923-1998) Photographs, Scrapbook, Freedom 7, Mercury Redstone 3 Mission, May 5, 1961. Oblong landscape format family album containing candid black-and-white and color 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 ...

Carved and Painted Mahogany Sailor and Horse Wall Shelf

Carved and Painted Mahogany Sailor and Horse Wall Shelf

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$800$650

Carved and Painted Mahogany Sailor and Horse Wall Shelf, possibly Maine, 1872, the backing with cutout sailor and flag above a shelf with scalloped edge and cutout horse, ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Monardes, Nicolás (c. 1512-1588) Ioyfull Newes out of the Newfound World, wherein are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers

Monardes, Nicolás (c. 1512-1588) Ioyfull Newes out of the Newfound World, wherein are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Monardes, Nicolás (c. 1512-1588) Ioyfull Newes out of the Newfound World, wherein are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers and Sundrie Herbs, Trees, Oyles, Plants, & Stones. London: More ...

Framed Oil on Canvas Folk Scene of Sailors on a Beach

Framed Oil on Canvas Folk Scene of Sailors on a Beach

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
160
Sold for:
$923$750

Framed Oil on Canvas Folk Scene of Sailors on a Beach, 20th century, ht. 18, wd. 30 in. More ...

Ten Cast Iron Mostly Figural Still Banks

Ten Cast Iron Mostly Figural Still Banks

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
461
Sold for:
$400$325

Ten Cast Iron Mostly Figural Still Banks, two baseball players, three sailors, two doughboys, two tanks, and a steamship, ht. to 5 3/4 in. More ...