Ship Diorama of Ship “Lillian”

Ship Diorama of Ship "Lillian"Ship Diorama of Ship “Lillian”  – $5000

Ship Diorama of a two mast ship,
‘Lillian’ with a matching row boat.

The sails and hull are carved from wood. Mounted in a red painted stepped frame.

New England, c. 1890. 28″ x 22″ x 7 1/4″.

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Early Twentieth Century Game of Chance Spinning Wheel

Early Twentieth Century Game of Chance Spinning WheelEarly Twentieth Century Game of Chance Spinning Wheel – $1800

Game of chance spinning wheel, vibrantly painted with red, yellow, green and black, with 20 randomly  ordered numbers.

The center cut out with four variform spokes and a brass central hub. American, c. 1920. 29” diameter.

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Carved Whaleboard by Captain George Grant

Carved Whaleboard by Captain George GrantCarved Whaleboard by Captain George Grant –  $7500

Small carved and painted whale species board by Captain George Grant featuring twelve carved whales, mounted on a painted pine board with roped frame.

Signed on the back with description of whales carved. c. 1930, 8 ½” x 10 ½”.

George Grant (1857-1942), the son of nantucket’s most successful whaling captain Charles Grant, was born in Samoa in 1857 during a whaling voyage. His mother, Nancy Grant traveled with her husband and gave birth to all her children at ports in the Pacific.George Grant harpooned his first whale at age sixteen and continued in the whaling business into his thirties. Later in life he became the Nantucket Historical Association’s first curator of the Whaling Museum.

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Polychrome Double Sided Game Board

Polychrome Double Sided Game BoardPolychrome Double Sided Game Board – $8500

Polychrome double sided game board. The parcheesi board is painted with multiple colors with a crimson red ground. The opposing side is a checkboard with fanciful yellow painted corner motifs. Great original surface.

American, c. 1900, 18 ¾” x 18 ½”.

Reference    “The Art of the Game” by Tim Chambers and
Selby Shaver, plate 65.

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Large Shipbuilder’s Half Hull

Large Shipbuilder’s Half HullLarge Shipbuilder’s Half Hull – $4000

Large ship builder’s half hull model of lift construction painted in black and brown with leaf vinery. Mounted on a black backboard with decorative border.

American, c.1850: 11 1/2” x 60”.

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Multi Colored Blanket Chest

Multi Colored Blanket ChestMulti Colored Blanket Chest – $9500

Diminutive sized blanket chest with a multicolored painted geometric design and applied molding, standing on a bracket base with short turned legs.

Western New York, c. 1820, 20 ½” x 32” x 17”.

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Polychrome Double Sided Game Board

Polychrome Double Sided Game BoardPolychrome Double Sided Game Board – $2400

Polychrome double sided game board with applied molding. The parcheesi side is painted with green, red, yellow, blue and purple with leaf and floral decoration. The opposing side is a checker board with a red and gold playing surface.

American, c. 1900, 31 ½” x 21 ½”.

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Ship Diorama of Four Masted Schooner

Ship Diorama of Four Masted SchoonerShip Diorama of Four Masted Schooner – $2000

Ship diorama of a four masted schooner with carved wooden hull, sails, masts, and accoutrements.

Mounted in a deep varnished mitered wood frame with painted putty sea and painted background of the sky and a shoreline and steamer in the background.

New England, c. 1930, 18 ¼” x30 ½”.

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Woolie Featuring Steamer “HMS Renaldo”

Woolie Featuring Steamer HMS RenaldoWoolie Featuring Steamer “HMS Renaldo” – $4500

Sailors woolwork of English steamer “HMS Renaldo”.  

c. 1860. 18 ½” x 22”. 

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Carved and Painted Rooster

Carved and Painted RoosterCarved and Painted Rooster – $4500

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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“School of Salmon” Oil on Board by Charles Wilkinson

School of SalmonSchool of Salmon – Oil on Board by Charles Wilkinson – $2000

School of Salmon
Oil on Board
Charles Wilkinson c. 1975

28 ¼” x 42 ½”

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Marquetry Sewing Box

Marquetry BoxMarquetry Sewing Box – $2500

Marquetry sewing box with tumbling block and star design.

Hinged top opening to a fitted interior with tray.

American, c. 1860, 4 ¾” x 12” x 8”.

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Multicolored Checkerboard

Multicolored CheckerboardMulticolored Checkerboard – $1800

Double sided painted gameboard with a red, black, green and yellow checkerboard with an “X” painted gameboard on the reverse side.

American, c. 1900, 16” x 16”.

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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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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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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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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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Carousel Prancing Horse Made by Dentzel Carousel Company

Carousel Prancing Horse Made by Dentzel Carousel CompanyCarousel Prancing Horse Made by Dentzel Carousel Company – $18,500

A prancing horse carved from basswood with glass eyes and a faceted “Jewell” on harness. Leather and iron stirrups.

Retains an excellent old surface.  Germantown, PA, circa 1890-1910. 53” x 57” x 22”.

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Two Songbirds on a Decorative Perch

Two Songbirds on a Decorative PerchTwo Songbirds on a Decorative Perch – $975

Finely carved birds with raised wings, wired legs and white glass eyes. Made of Pine with painted beaks and stain. The perch has a pierced scrolled base and top.

American, c. 1920. 9” x 9” x 17 ¼”.

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Carved and Painted Deer Head by Axel Gustafson

Carved and Painted Deer Head by Axel GustafsonCarved and Painted Deer Head by Axel Gustafson – $4500

Carved and painted folky deer head with glass eyes and recycled antlers, mounted on a green painted shield plaque. Carved in naturalistic style.

Original condition with some age cracks.  Attributed to Axel Gustafson (1867-1945), Franklinville, New York c.1925. 31” x 16” x 17½”.

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