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Pine Shelf Timepiece

Pine Shelf Timepiece

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Pine Shelf Timepiece, David Wood, Newburyport, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the hood with arched crest above a flat molded cornice and tombstone glass enclosing a painted white and gilt dial More ...

Carved and Painted Sailor Whirligig

Carved and Painted Sailor Whirligig

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1272
Sold for:
$923$750

Carved and Painted Sailor Whirligig, America, late 19th century, applied hat and head with painted facial features on a body painted to resemble a blue and white sailor outfit, outstretched arms More ...

Five Nesting Nantucket Baskets

Five Nesting Nantucket Baskets

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1328
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Five Nesting Nantucket Baskets, C.W. Barber, 20th century, with bentwood swing handles and turned maple bottoms, each signed, dia. to 11 3/4 in. 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 ...

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 ...

Shaker-style Finger-lapped Pantry Box and a Nantucket Swing-handled Basket

Shaker-style Finger-lapped Pantry Box and a Nantucket Swing-handled Basket

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1286
Sold for:
$111$90

Shaker-style Finger-lapped Pantry Box and a Nantucket Swing-handled Basket, ht. to 6, wd. to 12 1/4 in. More ...

Nantucket-type Basket Purse and Small Black-painted Metal Whale Paperweight

Nantucket-type Basket Purse and Small Black-painted Metal Whale Paperweight

Auction:
3008T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 26, 2017
Lot:
1298
Sold for:
$197$160

Nantucket-type Basket Purse and Small Black-painted Metal Whale Paperweight, ht. to 7, wd. to 10 1/4 in. More ...

Diminutive Sepele, Rosewood and Pine Chest of Drawers

Diminutive Sepele, Rosewood and Pine Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Diminutive Sepele, Rosewood and Pine Chest of Drawers, possibly Nantucket, Massachusetts, early 18th century, the double arch-molded case of drawers on ball feet, replaced brasses, old refinish, ht. More ...

Nantucket Basket

Nantucket Basket

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$800$650

Nantucket Basket, Mitchell Ray, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 20th century, with carved bentwood handles, and Mitchell Ray label on bottom, ht. 11, dia. 13 3/4 in. More ...

Two Nantucket Baskets

Two Nantucket Baskets

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Two Nantucket Baskets, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 20th century, with carved bentwood handles, ht. to 12, dia. to 14 in. More ...

Two Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Two Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$615$500

Two Nantucket Lightship Baskets, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 20th century, with hinged bentwood handles, dia. to 10 1/4 in. More ...

Nantucket Basket

Nantucket Basket

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Nantucket Basket, A. J. Sandsbury, Nantucket, Massachusetts, late 19th century, with label on bottom, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Walking Stick

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Walking Stick

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
106
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Walking Stick, America, 19th century, the Turk's head top above an elaborate shaft with diamond cross-hatch, rope decoration, and sailor's knots, lg. 37 1/4 in. 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 ...

Three 19th Century Whaling Books

Three 19th Century Whaling Books

Auction:
2974T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 12, 2017
Lot:
1380
Sold for:
$123$100

Three 19th Century Whaling Books, R.H. Dana Jr.'s The Seaman's Friend, The Life and Adventures of Capt. Theodore Wells, and Henry Cheever's The Whaleman's Adventures in the Southern Ocean. More ...

Group of Nautical-themed Reference Books

Group of Nautical-themed Reference Books

Auction:
2967T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 08, 2016
Lot:
2549
Sold for:
$62$50

Group of Nautical-themed Reference Books, including Martha Lawrence's Lightship Baskets of Nantucket, Zachary Friedenberg's Medicine Under Sail, and Alfred Thayer Mahan's The Influence of Sea Power More ...

Two Round Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Two Round Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$461$375

Two Round Nantucket Lightship Baskets, late 19th/early 20th century, with swing handles and turned bases, (imperfections), ht. to 6 1/2, dia. to 10 1/2 in. More ...

Nantucket-type Basket Purse and Small Black-painted Metal Whale Paperweight

Nantucket-type Basket Purse and Small Black-painted Metal Whale Paperweight

Auction:
2959M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2016
Lot:
260
Unsold
 

Nantucket-type Basket Purse and Small Black-painted Metal Whale Paperweight, ht. to 7, wd. to 10 1/4 in. More ...

Deep Oval Swing-handled Nantucket Basket

Deep Oval Swing-handled Nantucket Basket

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
662
Sold for:
$492$400

Deep Oval Swing-handled Nantucket Basket, early 20th century, the shaped carved swing handle pivots on sheet brass "ears," hardwood base, (minor imperfections), ht. with handle extended 10 1/2, lg. More ...

Oval Swing-handled Basket

Oval Swing-handled Basket

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
663
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Oval Swing-handled Basket, attributed to Captain Andrew J. Sandsbury, Nantucket, Massachusetts, late 19th century, finely woven basket with oak swing handle, partial paper label on bottom, ht. 4 More ...

Nantucket Lightship Basket

Nantucket Lightship Basket

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
664
Sold for:
$984$800

Nantucket Lightship Basket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 19th century, turned base and bentwood handles, ht. 4 1/4, dia. 11 1/8 in. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1092
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, one shaped and one rounded end, decorated on one side with a central panel depicting a whaleship flying an American flag, a harpooned More ...

William Starbuck Macy (American, 1853-1945)      Nantucket Landscape

William Starbuck Macy (American, 1853-1945) Nantucket Landscape

Auction:
2907T
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 09, 2016
Lot:
1068
Sold for:
$861$700

William Starbuck Macy (American, 1853-1945) Nantucket Landscape Signed "W.S. Macy" l.l. Oil on canvas, 19 x 15 in. (48.3 x 38.1 cm), framed. Condition: Minor retouch, surface grime. More ...

Queen Anne Mahogany Candlestand

Queen Anne Mahogany Candlestand

Auction:
2886M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 10, 2016
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$308$250

Queen Anne Mahogany Candlestand, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 18th century, the round top over a ring- and vase-turned standard and tripod cabriole leg base terminating in arris pad feet, ht. 28, dia. More ...

Nest of Six Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Nest of Six Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Auction:
2880B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 27, 2016
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Nest of Six Nantucket Lightship Baskets, A.D. Williams, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1921, the swing-arm handles with brass plates at the top, the turned bases with square paper labels reading: More ...

Stephen Swift "Nantucket" Rocker

Stephen Swift "Nantucket" Rocker

Auction:
2870B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 05, 2015
Lot:
573
Sold for:
$400$325

Stephen Swift "Nantucket" Rocker Wood Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1994 Shaped crest rails over six spindles and saddle seat, signed and dated, ht. 48, wd. 23, dp. 45 in. More ...

Deep Round Nantucket Basket

Deep Round Nantucket Basket

Auction:
2863M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2015
Lot:
701
Sold for:
$277$225

Deep Round Nantucket Basket, 1979, with stamped initials "RSM" to base, ht. 8 1/4, dia. 12 in. 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 ...

Nantucket Basket

Nantucket Basket

Auction:
2858T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 19, 2015
Lot:
1223
Sold for:
$615$500

Nantucket Basket, Francis H. Brown, Nantucket, Massachusetts, mid-19th century, with bentwood handles on splint body with turned wood base, (wear, minor losses), ht. 10, dia. 18 in. Provenance: More ...

Twenty-eight Glass Paperweights

Twenty-eight Glass Paperweights

Auction:
2851M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 08, 2015
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$215$175

Twenty-eight Glass Paperweights, including a Steven V. Correia of waves and a crescent moon, one with encased sea horse from the Nantucket Workshop, a small globe, and four with millefiori. More ...