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  –

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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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. 1930, 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 – Sold!

 

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  – Sold!

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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Bronze Finback Whale

Bronze Finback WhaleBronze Finback Whale – $3500

Bronze finback whale in motion with greenish brown patina sitting on a wavy style base.

Signed illegibly. American school, c.1950. 8 ½” High x 20” Long.

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Primitive Handmade Kayak

Primitive Handmade Kayak – $5500

Primitive handmade kayak, the deck is covered with the original painted canvas tacked down along the edges, the backrest is nicely shaped in the form of a heart.

Found in Maine, all original.

New England, c.1920. 124″ x 18.5″

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Sailor Made Whalebone Scrimshaw Round Ditty Box

Sailor made whalebone scrimshaw round ditty box, with both Mahogany top and bottom, wrapped with a single piece of panbone with seven scallop laps and a double line of rivets. American, c.1850. 4” x 8”. For more information please email us or call 508-228-0960.Sailor Made Whalebone Scrimshaw Round Ditty Box – $7500

Sailor made whalebone scrimshaw round ditty box, with both Mahogany top and bottom, wrapped with a single piece of panbone with seven scallop laps and a double line of rivets.

American, c.1850. 4” x 8”.

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Sailor-Boy Whirligig by Lincoln Ceely

Lincoln Ceely Sailor-Boy WhirligigSailor-Boy Whirligig by Lincoln Ceely – $1800

Carved and painted sailor-boy whirligig made by Lincoln Ceely (1865-1950). Ceely was a well known Nantucket cabinet and clock maker who also painted and carved. Stamped on the back, each paddle has ‘Nantucket, Mass’ written in pencil.

19” overall on stand.

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Tramp Art Desk

Tramp Art DeskTramp Art Desk – $6000

Tramp art slant top desk, elaborately chip carved in a nautical motif design with a tapered scalloped gallery and three drawers, each with a glass pull.

Found in upstate New York.

c. 1900-1920. 38 1/2″ x 18 1/2″ x 22″.

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Sailor Made Victorian Shellwork Box

Sailor Made Victorian Shellwork BoxSailor Made Victorian Shellwork Box – $1250

Sailor made Victorian seashell encrusted hinged box with four gem tintypes portraits mounted on top with wallpaper lining.

American, c.1875. 4 ½” x 13” x 9”.

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Half-Hull “Emily”

Half-Hull “Emily”Half-Hull “Emily” – $3200

Carved and painted half hull mounted on the original shaped backboard in untouched condition.

American. c.1880.

26” long.

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Unusual Early 19th Century Pine Shelf

Unusual Early 19th Century Pine ShelfUnusual Early 19th Century Pine Shelf – $3850

A painted pine hanging shelf in unusual triangle form with scalloped surround, retaining its original red paint.

Pennsylvania , c.1820.

25 1/2″ x 34″ x 6″.

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Carved and Gilded Eagle in a Rare Form

Carved and Gilded Eagle in a Rare Form – $4500

Perched on a rock with with open bat-like wings. Old cement repair to the base.

Found in Peterborough, NH. American late 19th century.

24″ height x 20″ width.

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