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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Painted Tool Board

Painted Tool BoardPainted Tool Board – $2500

Painted Tool Board with original hooks and original black and yellow paint.

New England, c.1950, 27″ x 42″.

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Carved and Painted Silent Butler

Carved and Painted Silent ButlerCarved and Painted Silent Butler – $950

Carved and painted silent butler with original paint and varnish. Great crackleure surface.

35 1/2″ height, 9″ diameter base. Circa 1940.

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Folk Carved and Painted Deer

Folk Carved and Painted DeerFolk Carved and Painted Deer – $3500

With leather ears and tail and painted antler.

American, c.1930-1940.

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Tramp Art Mirror

Tramp Art MirrorTramp Art Mirror – $2500

Tramp art mirror, deeply layered with alternating woods in a pyramidal design.

c.1930.

29 ½” x 26” x 2 ½”.

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Souvenir Memory Quilt

Souvenir Memory QuiltSouvenir Memory Quilt – $8500

Souvenir memory quilt, pieced with school pennants, flags, felt tobacco premiums, and portraits.

Found in Missouri. c. 1920.

64″ x 96″.

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Patriotic Whirligig

Patriotic WhirligigPatriotic Whirligig – Sold!

A Patriotic whirligig, folksy figural carving of a man dressed in a blue jacket, red trousers, wearing a blue brimmed tophat. Painted red and white arrow style paddles.

American, c.1930.

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“No Smoking In This Building.”, Double Sided Painted Sign

"No Smoking In This Building.", Double Sided Painted Sign“No Smoking In This Building.”, Double Sided Painted Sign – $450

Double sided painted sign in block lettering.

c.1940, 12 ½” x 32”.

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Large Ship in a Bottle

Large Ship in a BottleLarge Ship in a Bottle – Sold!

Large ship in a bottle with four ships and lighthouse.

13″ Long. c.1940.

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Carved Mahogany Plaque with Whaling Scene

Carved Mahogany Plaque with Whaling SceneCarved Mahogany Plaque with Whaling Scene – Sold!

Wooden relief plaque depicting a whaling scene with a stove boat. Carved out of one piece of mahogany, signed bottom right.

Anna Field Cameron (1849-1931) c. 1920. 23” x 34” 1 ½”.

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Large Staghorn Vizagapatam Sewing Box

Large Staghorn Vizagapatam Sewing BoxLarge Staghorn Vizagapatam Sewing Box – Sold

Large staghorn Vizagapatam sewing box, the interior with compartments, needle cases, thimbles, tape holders, etc. in ivory, engraved and etched, on raised feet.

Anglo- Indian, c.1810. 8 ½” x 13 ¼” x 10 ¼”.

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The Sailor’s Return by Samuel Davis Otis

The Sailor's Return by Samuel Davis OtisThe Sailor’s Return by Samuel Davis Otis – $28,000

Painted Plaster Shadowbox, 19 1/2″ x 24″, c.1930-1940.

Samuel Davis Otis (1889-1961).

Samuel Davis Otis was born in Sherwood, NY, the son of Stephen and Mary Otis. Otis was a nationally known artist and illustrator, and one of the founding members of the Silvermine Guild of Artists.

His great Grandfather was James Gorham, a Nantucket Whaler. In the summers he and his family resided in Sconset. It was on the island where he bacame interested in plaster. He made full figured molds as well as pictorial painted shadow boxes.

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Sailor’s Valentine “A Present from Barbados”

Sailor's Valentine "A Present from Barbados"Sailor’s Valentine “A Present from Barbados” – Sold

Large single sailors valentine mounted in Mahogany octagonal case with center inscription “A Present From Barbados”.

“Shreve Crump & Low” paper label is taped to back side.

Barbados, c.1870, 12”.

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