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  • Hand-stitched Compass Rose Pattern Quilt

    Lot: 1321
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    Hand-stitched Compass Rose Pattern Quilt, America, early 20th century, the compass rose formed of diamonds of red, green, yellow, and blue against a blue printed background, approx. ht. 77, wd. 76 ...

  • Three Crib Quilts

    Lot: 1322
    Estimate: $200 - $400

    Three Crib Quilts, America, 19th century, two with geometric patterns, one with a compass rose, approx. lg. to 50 in. ...

  • Blue and White Woven Coverlet

    Lot: 1353
    Sold for: $594$475

    Blue and White Woven Coverlet, America, the center with rose decoration, the edges with spreadwing eagles, square and compass with columns, the corners with woven inscription and date "AMERIC/AN ...

  • Hermes "Sextants" Silk Scarf

    Lot: 1356
    Sold for: $138$110

    Hermes "Sextants" Silk Scarf, navy, red, and yellow compass rose with white accents, (creasing), lg. 35, wd. 35 in. ...

  • Six Pocket Compasses and a Diptych Sundial

    Lot: 1310
    Sold for: $594$475

    Six Pocket Compasses and a Diptych Sundial, an unmarked turned 2-in. boxwood example, a gilt 2-in. example with a 32-point rose fitted in its original leather case, a mahogany-cased 2 1/2-in. ...

  • Unusual Late 18th Century Surveyor's Compass and Three Benjamin Banneker Reference Books

    Lot: 1313A
    Sold for: $11,875$9,500

    Unusual Late 18th Century Surveyor's Compass and Three Benjamin Banneker Reference Books, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered compass eight-point rose, simple fleur-de-lis representing north, south arm ...

  • Carved and Red-painted Pantry Box

    Lot: 1503
    Sold for: $531$425

    Carved and Red-painted Pantry Box, America, 19th century, the lid with compass rose and sawtooth decoration, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 6 3/8 in. ...

  • Carved Rooster on a Compass Rose Stand

    Lot: 705
    Sold for: $369$300

    Carved Rooster on a Compass Rose Stand, early 20th century, the rooster with simplistic body details on a round base marked with compass directions, ht. 6 3/4 in. The property of Pam Boynton ...

  • Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque

    Lot: 290
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque, 19th century, the plaque with sailing ship, basket, urn, compass rose and inscribed "Betsey Turner," mounted on plywood, ht. 4 1/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. Note: This item may be ...

  • Blue and White Woven Coverlet

    Lot: 1674
    Unsold  

    Blue and White Woven Coverlet, America, the center with rose decoration, the edges with spreadwing eagles, square and compass with columns, the corners with woven inscription and date "AMERIC/AN ...

  • William Dean Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 345
    Sold for: $492$400

    William Dean Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved eight-point rose with center reading "W. Dean/Philad Fecit," and fleur-de-lis representing ...

  • Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 352
    Sold for: $461$375

    Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Blydenburgh & Giles/Maker/Philada," eight-line rose with fleur-de-lis ...

  • George J. Heisely Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 361
    Sold for: $369$300

    George J. Heisely Surveyor's Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial with eight-line rose, engraved in script "G.J. Heisely Harrisburg," fleur-de-lis representing north, ...

  • Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 362
    Sold for: $3,075$2,500

    Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, 5 1/4-in. dia. eight-point engraved rose with east-west reversed, fleur-de-lis representing north, blued ...

  • Bronze Compass Rose Wall Plaque

    Lot: 1051
    Sold for: $74$60

    Bronze Compass Rose Wall Plaque, 20th century, the center with engraved lighthouse, star border and cardinal directions, ht. 31, wd. 31 in. Property from the Estate of A. Margaret Bok, Rockport, ...

  • Richard Scott Newman Blanket Chest

    Lot: 467
    Sold for: $4,920$4,000

    Richard Scott Newman Blanket Chest, Rochester, New York, 1994, white oak, ebony, and bronze, with sixteen compass roses and 100 stars, initialed and dated by the maker, ht. 21, wd. 51, dp. 18 in. ...

  • Inlaid Box

    Lot: 1687
    Sold for: $209$170

    Inlaid Box, 19th century, lid and body with inlaid geometric patterns, hearts, and compass rose patterns, molded base, opening to a poplar interior, ht. 10, wd. 17 1/4, dp. 10 7/8 in. ...

  • Bronze Compass Rose Wall Plaque

    Lot: 1457
    Unsold  

    Bronze Compass Rose Wall Plaque, 20th century, the center with engraved lighthouse, star border and cardinal directions, ht. 31, wd. 31 in. Property from the Estate of A. Margaret Bok, Rockport, ...

  • Meneely & Oothout Railroad Compass

    Lot: 330
    Sold for: $984$800

    Meneely & Oothout Railroad Compass, no. 664, c. 1838, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked on outer edge "Meneely & Oothout/West Troy, N.Y.," eight-point rose with fleur-de-lis representing north ...

  • James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 367
    Sold for: $584$475

    James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Jams. M. Davenport Maker/Philada," blued-steel hand, eight-point rose with ...

  • Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 370
    Sold for: $6,150$5,000

    Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, c. 1786, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, eight-point floral engraved rose reading "Benjamin Rittenhouse/Fecit 1786," with ...

  • Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

    Lot: 371
    Sold for: $4,613$3,750

    Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams, 18th century, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Fecit for Tho's Williams. ...

  • William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit

    Lot: 381
    Sold for: $738$600

    William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W. Young maker Philadelphia," eight-point line rose with ...

  • Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass

    Lot: 382
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Thos. Whitney/Maker/Philadelphia," eight-point line rose ...

  • Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 385
    Sold for: $984$800

    Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1825, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W.J. Young Maker/Philada," ...

  • Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass

    Lot: 397
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, c. 1815, 6 1/2-in. rotating engraved silvered dial marked "Heisely & Son/Harrisburg," floral- and line-engraved eight-point rose, ...

  • Navigational and Mathematical Note- and Sketchbook, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1830.

    Lot: 197
    Sold for: $677$550

    Navigational and Mathematical Note- and Sketchbook, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1830. Folio-format wove paper leaves inscribed with mathematical and navigational calculations written by Joseph Lunt ...

  • Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823.

    Lot: 198
    Sold for: $984$800

    Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823. Quarto-format manuscript on paper executed by Captain George T. Boon (1805-1849), later a New Jersey ...

  • Inlaid Box

    Lot: 1200
    Unsold  

    Inlaid Box, 19th century, lid and body with inlaid geometric patterns, hearts, and compass rose patterns, molded base, opening to a poplar interior, ht. 10, wd. 17 1/4, dp. 10 7/8 in. ...

  • Clockmaker Daniel Steward's Engraved Brass Container or Box

    Lot: 211
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Clockmaker Daniel Steward's Engraved Brass Container or Box, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, c. 1774, 3-in. dia. lidded container with a fully engraved lid, side and bottom, lid with the date of 1783, a ...