Early Covered Nantucket Lightship Basket by A. D. Williams

Early Covered Nantucket Lightship Basket by A. D. WilliamsEarly Covered Nantucket Lightship Basket by A. D. Williams – $17,500

9” Round Nantucket lightship basket with hinged top and turned knob.

Most of these early 20th century lidded market baskets were made by AD Williams, b.1857.

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“Blue Dragger” by John Austin

"Blue Dragger" by John AustinBlue Dragger by John Austin – $2600

Egg Tempura on Board.

11 ½” x 19”, sight.

John Austin (1918-2001).

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Nantucket Harborfront Scene by Ruth Haviland Sutton, c. 1950

Nantucket Harborfront Scene by Ruth Haviland Sutton, c. 1950Nantucket Harborfront Scene
by Ruth Haviland Sutton, c. 1950 
– $2400

Oil on artist board, 8” x 10”, sight. c. 1950

Ruth Haviland Sutton (1898-1960).

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“Harbor” by Philip Hicken

"Harbor" by Philip HickenHarbor by Philip Hicken – $3500

Acrylic on Canvas, 20″ x 32″.
Phillip Hicken (1910-1985).

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Geological Maps of Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and Muskeget

Geological Maps of Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and MuskegetGeological Maps of Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and Muskeget – $2000

Set of two U.S. geological survey topographical chart maps, one of Nantucket, the other Muskeget & Tuckernuck, c.1890.

Professionally framed. 35” x 45”.

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Rare Early Federal Nantucket Candle Stand

Rare Early Federal Nantucket Candle StandRare Early Federal Nantucket Candle Stand – $12,500

Rare Early Federal Nantucket Candle Stand

One of the finest examples of a Nantucket candle stand made by Herman Ellis (1777-1816).

Made from mahogany with a serpentine top and blocked corners, decoratively inlaid with centering compass and quarter fans out of Lace wood. The turned urn and donut column rest on finely shaped legs and snake feet.

Nantucket, c. 1800-1810. 28 ½” x 19 ¾” x 19 ¾”.

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Large Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket attributed to Captain Andrew Sandsbury

Large Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket attributed to Captain Andrew SandsburyLarge Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket attributed to Captain Andrew Sandsbury – $1850

This large 13″ oval swing basket was made on the South Shoal Lightship and has an oak swing handle and staves, brass ears, and maple bottom. The handle is signed “K.B. Welch Stoughton Mass”. It is in great overall condition with the desired dark brown patina.

Attributed to Andrew Jackson Sandsbury (1830-1902). Sandsbury put in 23 years aboard the South Shoal Lightship, nine of those years as a Captain.

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Shallow Round Nantucket Lightship Sewing Basket by Frederick Chadwick with Original Label

Shallow Round Nantucket Lightship Sewing Basket by Frederick Chadwick with Original LabelShallow Round Nantucket Lightship Sewing Basket by Frederick Chadwick with Original Label – $2500

Shallow round sewing basket in excellent condition with oak bail style handles, with mahogany base which has incised rings and a brass button.

The exterior bottom retains the original paper jelly label and the original price of $4.00.

Made by Frederick Chadwick (1857-1936),circa 1920.

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“Ray’s Court, Nantucket” by James Walter Folger

"Ray’s Court, Nantucket" by James Walter FolgerRay’s Court, Nantucket – $7500

Oil on Canvas, 11 ½” x 19 ½”, sight

James Walter Folger (1851-1918)

Dated 1904

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Unusual Early Nantucket Lightship Basket 

Unusual Early Nantucket Lightship Basket Large Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket attributed to Captain Andrew Sandsbury – $3800

This 9” round basket has a squared oak stationary handle with cane staves and pine bottom. Each stave is nailed thru the base.

Mint condition with a rich honey patina, c. 1860-1870.

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Half Bushel Nantucket Lightship Basket

Half Bushel Nantucket Lightship BasketHalf Bushel Nantucket Lightship Basket  – $3500

Half bushel Nantucket lightship basket with thick Oak staves, handle and ears.

The base is turned from Mahogany. Both the handle and the bottom of the base is stamped “R.P.P”. Unknown maker, c, 1875.

 

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7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger

7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger  –  $3500

7 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with brass ears, with the interior bottom stenciled, “R Folger Maker, Nantucket, Mass,”.

Made by Rowland Folger (1803-1883) c. 1870.

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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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10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger

10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger  – $2000

10” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle and deep exposed wooden ears.

Attributed to Rowland Folger (1803-1883). Folger is considered one of the early makers of Nantucket baskets. c. 1870.

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10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Captain James Wyer

10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Captain James Wyer10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Captain James Wyer – $3500

10” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with shaped Oak swing handle notched ear.

Attributed to Captain James Wyer (1816-1899), c. 1880.

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Rare 6 ¾” Open round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to the Coffin School

Rare 6 ¾” Open round Nantucket lightship basket attributed to the Coffin SchoolRare 6 ¾” Open round Nantucket lightship basket attributed to the Coffin School – $3250

Rare 6 ¾” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with unusual dainty notched swing handle and thinly filed Oak staves.

Attributed to the Coffin School, where in the early part of the 20th century grade school girls were taught basket weaving in home economics, c .1925.

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Two Egg Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes.

3 ½ Inch Open Round Two Egg Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes.Two Egg Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes – $1400

3 ½” Open round “Two Egg” Nantucket lightship basket.

Signed on the bottom, “Made in Nantucket Jose Reyes”.

Jose F Reyes (1902-1980), c. 1950’s.

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10” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Andrew Sandsbury

10” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Andrew Sandsbury10” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Andrew Sandsbury – $2500

10” Open oval Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle attributed to Captain Andrew Sandsbury (1830-1902).

The bottom is inked “Sarah Bringhurst, 808 West St, Wilmington, DE”. Sarah Bringhurst (1823-1910).

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“Fisherman Huts, Nantucket” by George H. McCord

“Fisherman Huts, Nantucket” by George H. McCordFisherman Huts, Nantucket by George H. McCord – $28,000

Looking northeast at Commercial Wharf.

George H. McCord (1848-1913).
Oil on Canvas, 18″ x 29″ sight.

Known for atmospheric marine and landscape paintings in oil, pastel, and watercolor and for black and white  drawings, George McCord was born in New York City and remained primarily a resident in Brooklyn although he  traveled widely through the New England coast. There are six known Nantucket paintings by McCord. He was part of the second generation of Hudson River School painters and a member of the National Art Academy.

 

 

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Shallow Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro

Shallow Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro – $1500

8 ¾” Shallow oval Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle and brass ears. Bearing original paper label on bottom.
Made by Ferdinand Sylvaro (1868-1952).

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6″ Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket

6" Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket6″ Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket  – $1250

6” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle.

The bottom is initialed in paint “S.S.T”.

Unknown maker, c. 1880.

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9 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro

9 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro9 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro  – $1850

9 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with original torn paper label.

Made by Ferdinand Sylvaro (1868-1952) c. 1940.

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Nantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert Trotter

Nantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert TrotterNantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert Trotter– $3500

Robert Trotter
Oil on Board, 5” x 7”, sight. , c. 1990’s.

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Washington Street by Julian Yates

Washington Street by Julian YatesWashington Street by Julian Yates  – $6500

Washington Street
Oil on Canvas, 15 1/2″ x 21 1/4″, sight.
Julian Yates (1872-1953).

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6 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro

6 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro6 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro – $2250

6 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with oak staves, handle and walnut bottom by Ferdinand Sylvaro (1868-1952).

Pristine condition with original paper label reading “Made by Ferdinand Sylvaro 97 Orange St Nantucket Mass”

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