Folk Art American Shield

Folk Art American ShieldFolk Art American Shield – $1500

Folk art painted sign of an American shield with thirteen raised stars on a blue field above red and white stripes and a scalloped top.

Pine with paint and gesso. American, c. 1940, 31” x 24”.

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Relief Carved Nantucket Plaque by James Walter Folger

Relief Carved Nantucket Plaque by James Walter FolgerRelief Carved Nantucket Plaque by James Walter Folger
– $15,000

Relief carved painted plaque of a fisherman sitting in his shack carved from a single piece of hardwood.

Very detailed with minor paint loss. “Nantucket, Mass James Walter Folger 1912” is carved in the border. The back is also carved with his name and his business card. The probable location is North Wharf.

James W. Folger (1851-1918). 13” x 19 “ x 3 ½”.

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“Employees Only” Sign

“Employees Only” Sign“Employees Only” Sign – $1750

Painted yellow block lettering on black ground. Original untouched paint.

7.5” x 24.75” c. 1890.

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Carved Pine Finback with Stand

Carved Pine Finback with StandCarved Pine Finback with Stand  – $650

Finback whale on stand, carved from pine.

Unknown maker, c. 1950.

4 ½” x 17”

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Whaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace Long

Whaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace LongWhaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace Long – $6500

Whaler and Whale Whirligig
Made by Wallace Long (1891-1955).
All original except for replaced paddles.
c. 1952. 41” x 40” x 11”.

Captain Wallace Long spent most of his years on the sea, where he captained a number of Nantucket boats, including the Alice Wentworth. Long was also considered one of Nantucket’s finest cabinet makers. In later years he worked as a custodian at the Nantucket Whaling Museum.

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Carved Sailor’s Whimsy

Carved Sailor’s Whimsy  – $2500

Sailor’s whimsy with carved ball within a ball with two carved hooks at ends, one end being a sea horse and the other a duck.

American, c. 1880. 23″ long.

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Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane

Sheet Iron Rooster WeathervaneSheet Iron Rooster Weathervane  –  $1650

Rooster Weathervane, made of sheet iron in a silhouette form, with weathered gilded surface.

New England, c. 1890-1900,  21 1/2″ x 15″.

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Four Shell Framed Glass Roundels

Four Shell Framed Glass Roundels  –  $4850

Collection of four shell framed glass roundels in different forms. Each with original shop print: Titanic, Olympic, schooner and small steamer.

All shells original and in great condition.

English, early 20th century.

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The Clapp and James Family Tree

The Clapp and James Family Tree –  $1750

Pen, ink and painted. Each branch with a descendant’s name and vital statistics.

Worcester, Massachusetts, c. 1828. 17 ½” x 13 ¾”, sight.

A handwritten label on the reverse reads “For Mr. Elisha Tolman Living in Worcester, Mass. Done by His Mother Charlotte A. James when in school under the care of her Uncle Galen James.”

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Copper Swordfish Weathervane

Copper Swordfish Weathervane –  $4500

A full body molded copper swordfish weathervane with sheet copper finsand a well  delineated forked tail and variegated verdigris patina.
American, c. 1940.

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Pressed Brass Gilded Eagle

Pressed Brass Gilded EaglePressed Brass Gilded Eagle  –  $1500

Pressed brass gilded eagle. Eagles like this one were used in parades and decorated the interiors of Civil War veteran halls, armories and other government buildings.

American, c. 1865-1875, 11 ½” x 25”

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Large Carved Ship Diorama

Large carved and painted ship diorama with two ships, “Bluenose and “Cutty Sark”, sitting on a choppy blue painted putty sea, with barrel back and canted mirrored sides. Made by Francis Ullock (1888-1928). Canadian, c. 1926, 19 ¾” x 50” x 13”.Large Carved Ship Diorama  – $2800

Large carved and painted ship diorama with two ships, “Bluenose and “Cutty Sark”, sitting on a choppy blue painted putty sea, with barrel back and canted mirrored sides.

Made by Francis Ullock (1888-1928). Canadian, c. 1926, 19 ¾” x 50” x 13”.

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Calligraphic Drawing of a Horse

Calligraphic Drawing of a HorseCalligraphic Drawing of a Horse – $2400

An ink on paper calligraphic drawing of a horse signed ‘Goffman’ on the lower left. American, circa 1897.

13.75″ 21.5″.

 

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Detailed Ship Diorama

Detailed Ship DioramaDetailed Ship Diorama – $1800

Ship diorama, depicting a ship under full sail with detailed rigging and a small steam launch off the bow with an intricate painted village on the backboard and paper mache’ waves.

Framed in a black painted molded frame with a gilt liner.American, c. 1920. 27 ¼” x 43” x 7 ½”.

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Iron Cast Architectural Horse Head

Iron Cast Architectural Horse Head – $1500

Iron Cast Architectural Horse Head with remnants of original paint.

American, c, 1940.

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Working Goose Decoy Attributed to Samuel Soper

Working Goose DecoyWorking Goose Decoy Attributed to Samuel Soper – $2250

Working goose decoy attributed to Samuel Soper (1863-1943), Barnegat, New Jersey.

This large decoy features tack eyes with a slat tail board. With a simple old hunter’s paint design.

c. 1910, 21 ½” x 31” x 11”.

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Mahogany and Macrame Keepsake Box

Mahogany and Macrame Keepsake BoxMahogany and Macrame Keepsake Box

The top is relief is carved with “Presented to JJS Dec. 1921.”

Decorative rope design with monkey fists, with all four sides having an open weave design.

c. 1921, 7” x 12” x 8 ½”.

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Geometric Hooked Rug

Geometric Hooked RugGeometric Hooked Rug – $950

This geometric hooked rug has multicolored circles against a light colored field. A modernist design that is bold and lively. Stretched and professionally mounted on board.

New England, c. 1900, 24” x 36”.

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Paint Decorated Fireboard

Paint Decorated FireboardPaint Decorated Fireboard – $3500

Paint decorated fireboard composed of two mustard painted, diagonally designed beadboard panels, with green painted applied carved foilage elements within a red painted frame.

American, c.1875.

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Shaker Staved Cheese Box in Original Blue Paint

Shaker Staved Cheese Box in Original Blue PaintShaker Staved Cheese Box in Original Blue Paint – $2500

Round staved cheese box with two button hole hoops and matching fitted fingered lid.

Both the lid and the base have a stamped impression of its owner, “J. Dyer” (Joseph Dyer,).

The Dyer family was one of the most famous of all Enfield Shakers. Joseph Dyer (1173-1858), a farmer from Strafford, NH, his wife Mary and five children moved to the Enfield Shaker community in 1813.

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Primitive Carved Lion

Primitive Carved LionPrimitive Carved Lion – $900

A carved primitive crouching lion on base with black eyes and carved teeth, American, c.1940.

5 ½” x 12”.

 

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Full Length Ship’s Figurehead

Full Length Ship's FigureheadFull Length Ship’s Figurehead – $38,000

 

A carved and painted full length ship’s figurehead of a young classical woman dressed in green, with oval brooch necklace, holding a rose. Carved from a solid piece of pine.
English, c,1850, 37 ½”.

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Small Lift Top Keepsake Pine Box.

Small lift top keepsake Pine box.Small Lift Top Keepsake Pine Box  – $2500

Small lift top keepsake Pine box.

Relief and chip carved throughout, decorated with stars, eagles and gilded stars.

Bottom reads: “Made by a Prisoner in Wethersfield, Ct”, dated 1910. 6” x 12 ½” x 7 ½”.

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