7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger

7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger  –  $3500

7 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with brass ears, with the interior bottom stenciled, “R Folger Maker, Nantucket, Mass,”.

Made by Rowland Folger (1803-1883) c. 1870.

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Nantucket Harborfront Scene by Ruth Haviland Sutton, c. 1950

Nantucket Harborfront Scene by Ruth Haviland Sutton, c. 1950Nantucket Harborfront Scene
by Ruth Haviland Sutton, c. 1950 
– Sold

Oil on artist board, 8” x 10”, sight. c. 1950

Ruth Haviland Sutton (1898-1960).

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Painted “Full House” Card Sign

Painted "Full House" Card SignPainted “Full House” Card Sign – $1650

Painted green board illustrated with a full house hand of cards.

Signed “Dickinson, Signs”.  11 ½” x 47” x ½”

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Folky Rooster

Folky RoosterFolky Rooster – $1250

Folky rooster made of weathered metals, standing on a black painted wooden plinth. 

c. 1980, 20” x 19 ½” x 5 ¾”. 

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Colorful Ship Diorama

Colorful Ship DioramaColorful Ship Diorama – Sold

Colorful ship diorama of a four masted ship under full sail, with a pilot boat and lighthouse in the foreground on a molded putty painted sea. The hull, sails, masts, are all carved from Pine.

American, c. 1950. 21 ½” x 35 ½” x 5”.

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Sheet Metal Indian Weathervane

Sheet Metal Indian WeathervaneSheet Metal Indian Weathervane – $3500

Painted sheet metal Indian scout weathervane with a headdress, and bow, holding a tomahawk.

Original paint, American, c. 1950, 34” x 14”.

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Unique Woolie

Unique WoolieUnique Woolie – $3500

Unusual sailors’ woolwork, depicting a harbor scene with houses and sailing vessels.

English, c. 1870.

17 ½” x 21 ¾”.

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Painted Swordfish Bill with Decorative Carved Hilt.

Painted Swordfish Bill with Decorative Carved Hilt.Painted Swordfish Bill with Decorative Carved Hilt  – Sold

Painted swordfish bill with a decorative carved hilt. The hilt is painted and relief carved with three fish, and the bill has four vignettes with an eagle, a rocky shoreline, swordfish and an American shield.

The back side is signed and dated:  “Caught by Capt. O.S. Tarr off Middle Bank Sep. 15 1882”.

41 ¼” x 5”.

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Map of Nantucket Print by Ruth Sutton

Map of Nantucket Print by Ruth SuttonMap of Nantucket Print by Ruth Sutton – Sold!

Ruth H. Sutton (1898-1960).
3rd Printing, 27″ x 36″.

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“South Pacific Whaling” Sailor Painted – Oil on Board

South Pacific Whaling – Sailor Painted – Sold!

Oil on Board, 22″ x 34 ½”, sight.
American, c. 1890.

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An Assortment of Sailor-Made 19th Century Walking Sticks

An Assortment of Sailor-Made 19th Century Walking Sticks

An assortment of 19th century, sailor-made walking sticks. Each made between 1840-1880.

Each individually priced. Contact us for prices or information.

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Ship Diorama

Ship DioramaShip Diorama – $2800

Ship diorama of a three masted ship in a rocky painted putty sea.

Housed in a black painted reeded frame.

American, c. 1920, 21 ¼” x 29”.

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Double Sided Gameboard

Double Sided GameboardDouble Sided Gameboard – $950

Double sided painted gameboard with a yellow, red and brown checkerboard front and a parcheesi board on the reverse side.

Canadian, c. 1900, 25 ¼” x 25 ½”.

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Geological Maps of Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and Muskeget

Geological Maps of Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and MuskegetGeological Maps of Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and Muskeget – $2000

Set of two U.S. geological survey topographical chart maps, one of Nantucket, the other Muskeget & Tuckernuck, c.1890.

Professionally framed. 35” x 45”.

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“Harbor” by Philip Hicken

"Harbor" by Philip HickenHarbor by Philip Hicken – Sold!

Acrylic on Canvas, 20″ x 32″.

Philip Hicken (1910-1985).

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Full Rig American Ship Weathervane

Full Rig American Ship WeathervaneFull Rig American Ship Weathervane – Sold!

Copper ship weathervane with original white painted sails and a gold leaf hull showing a nice weathered surface.

American, c. 1930-1940. 35″ x 36″ x 8”.

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Apothecary Chest

Apothecary ChestApothecary Chest – Sold!

Mahogany apothecary chest with 35 drawers. Each drawer has painted labels on it’s front indicating the contents and a turned wooden knob.

The case is raised on bracket feet. Great original condition.

English, c.1875.  32 ¼” x 50 ¾” x 11.

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9 ½” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes

9 ½” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes9 ½” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes – Sold!

This basket has oak staves, swing handle and ears with a pine bottom and copper fasteners.

Signed on the bottom by Jose Reyes with a map of Nantucket. c. 1940.

Jose Reyes (1902-1980).

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Terracotta Painted Camel

Terracotta Painted CamelTerracotta Painted Camel – Sold!

Terracotta polychromed figure of a camel probably used for advertising.

Finely detailed, standing on sand style terracotta plinth.
American, c. 1940. 26” x 25” x 9 ½”.

 

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Vibrant Painted Game Board with Unusual Corner Decorations

Vibrant Painted Game Board with Unusual Corner DecorationsVibrant Painted Game Board with Unusual Corner Decorations – Sold

Painted checkerboard, with molded applied frame and red ground and yellow squares. Painted butterflies are in each corner.

Made from a single board of mahogany. Untouched original condition showing great craquelure. American, c, 1900 18 ½” x 18 ¼”.

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Carved Pine Finback with Stand

Carved Pine Finback with StandCarved Pine Finback with Stand  – Sold!

Finback whale on stand, carved from pine.

Unknown maker, c. 1950.

4 ½” x 17”

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Folky Standing Corner Shelf

Folky Standing Corner ShelfFolky Standing Corner Shelf – $1650

Four tiered with a pierced back displaying birds, deer, goats, horses and a farmer. The sides and feet are scalloped, made of Walnut.

American, c. 1930. 42” x 28” x 18 ½”.

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English Folk Painting of Orphanage with a Girl and Dog

English Folk Painting of Orphanage with a Girl and DogEnglish Folk Painting of Orphanage with a Girl and Dog – $2000

Naive British portrait depicting a girl skipping rope with her dog outside of an orphanage, with a circular winding driveway.

Although flat and two dimensional the painting has great attention to detail, including the stone block structure, drainpipe and windows.

Oil on canvas. Housed in a large ogee stained pine frame, c. 1890

Sight dimensions: 19 1/2″ x 23″, framed dimensions: 27″ x 31″.

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Rare Early Federal Nantucket Candle Stand

Rare Early Federal Nantucket Candle StandRare Early Federal Nantucket Candle Stand – $12,500

Rare Early Federal Nantucket Candle Stand

One of the finest examples of a Nantucket candle stand made by Herman Ellis (1777-1816).

Made from mahogany with a serpentine top and blocked corners, decoratively inlaid with centering compass and quarter fans out of Lace wood. The turned urn and donut column rest on finely shaped legs and snake feet.

Nantucket, c. 1800-1810. 28 ½” x 19 ¾” x 19 ¾”.

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Large Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket attributed to Captain Andrew Sandsbury

Large Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket attributed to Captain Andrew SandsburyLarge Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket attributed to Captain Andrew Sandsbury

This large 13″ oval swing basket was made on the South Shoal Lightship and has an oak swing handle and staves, brass ears, and maple bottom. The handle is signed “K.B. Welch Stoughton Mass”. It is in great overall condition with the desired dark brown patina.

Attributed to Andrew Jackson Sandsbury (1830-1902). Sandsbury put in 23 years aboard the South Shoal Lightship, nine of those years as a Captain.

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