The Clapp and James Family Tree – Sold!
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.”See more photos...
Detailed 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”.See more photos...
Large Rooster Weathervane – $7500
Constructed with multiple scraps of cut-out and pieced sheet iron which are riveted together to create a beautiful form. Still retains an old mustard yellow, possibly original painted surface. Early blacksmith made and truly a one of a kind weathervane piece.
American, c. 1875, measures: 36” x 33”.See more photos...
Carved and painted wooden sperm whale plaque, Clark G. Voorhees Jr. (1911-1980), Old Lyme, Connecticut, and Weston, Vermont.
Third quarter of the 20th century.
Signed with impressed artist’s initials “CV” and “C. VOORHEES” on the reverse.
Ht. 5 in., lg. 17 1/2 in.
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.See more photos...