Folky Ship Portrait of Ship “Morro Castle”

Folky Ship Portrait of Ship “Morrow Castle”Folky Ship Portrait of Ship “Morro Castle” – Sold

Ship portrait of steamer “Morro Castle”

The Morro Castle was named after a Havana fortress and light house. She traveled between NY and Cuba.

Illegible signature. Oil on Board, 13” x 23”.

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Ship Diorama

Ship DioramaShip Diorama – Sold

Ship diorama of a Schooner surrounded by smaller
vessels in the foreground with beautifully painted
background.

New England, c, 1930-1940.

19 ½” x 22” x5”.

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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 
– Sold

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

Ruth Haviland Sutton (1898-1960).

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Map of Nantucket Print by Ruth Sutton

Map of Nantucket Print by Ruth SuttonMap of Nantucket Print by Ruth Sutton – Sold!

Ruth H. Sutton (1898-1960).
3rd Printing, 27″ x 36″.

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“South Pacific Whaling” Sailor Painted – Oil on Board

South Pacific Whaling – Sailor Painted – Sold!

Oil on Board, 22″ x 34 ½”, sight.
American, c. 1890.

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“Harbor” by Philip Hicken

"Harbor" by Philip HickenHarbor by Philip Hicken – Sold!

Acrylic on Canvas, 20″ x 32″.

Philip Hicken (1910-1985).

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Full Rig American Ship Weathervane

Full Rig American Ship WeathervaneFull Rig American Ship Weathervane – Sold!

Copper ship weathervane with original white painted sails and a gold leaf hull showing a nice weathered surface.

American, c. 1930-1940. 35″ x 36″ x 8”.

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Apothecary Chest

Apothecary ChestApothecary Chest – Sold!

Mahogany apothecary chest with 35 drawers. Each drawer has painted labels on it’s front indicating the contents and a turned wooden knob.

The case is raised on bracket feet. Great original condition.

English, c.1875.  32 ¼” x 50 ¾” x 11.

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9 ½” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes

9 ½” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes9 ½” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes – Sold!

This basket has oak staves, swing handle and ears with a pine bottom and copper fasteners.

Signed on the bottom by Jose Reyes with a map of Nantucket. c. 1940.

Jose Reyes (1902-1980).

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Terracotta Painted Camel

Terracotta Painted CamelTerracotta Painted Camel – Sold!

Terracotta polychromed figure of a camel probably used for advertising.

Finely detailed, standing on sand style terracotta plinth.
American, c. 1940. 26” x 25” x 9 ½”.

 

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Vibrant Painted Game Board with Unusual Corner Decorations

Vibrant Painted Game Board with Unusual Corner DecorationsVibrant Painted Game Board with Unusual Corner Decorations – Sold

Painted checkerboard, with molded applied frame and red ground and yellow squares. Painted butterflies are in each corner.

Made from a single board of mahogany. Untouched original condition showing great craquelure. American, c, 1900 18 ½” x 18 ¼”.

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Carved Pine Finback with Stand

Carved Pine Finback with StandCarved Pine Finback with Stand  – Sold!

Finback whale on stand, carved from pine.

Unknown maker, c. 1950.

4 ½” x 17”

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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

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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Pair of Carved Miniature Cow Heads, dated 1942.

Pair of Carved Miniature Cow Heads, dated 1942.Pair of Carved Miniature Cow Heads, dated 1942. – Sold!

Each cow is carved from pine with glass eyes and maintains their original paint. Both signed and dated on the back “AMP 1942”,  painted with the 1942 date and “Dalton, Minn.” is written in pencil on the front.

Smaller: 5″ x 3 ½” x 3” Larger: 5 ½” 3 ½” x 3”.

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“The White Horse”

"The White Horse"The White Horse – Sold!

Oil on Masonite, 11” x 11”.

English, c. 1950.

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Pair of French Toleware Lanterns

Pair of French Toleware LanternsPair of French Toleware Lanterns

Pair of hanging toleware hanging lanterns with gilt highlights in hexagonal form.

French, c. 1875, 29” H.

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Folk Art American Shield

Folk Art American ShieldFolk Art American Shield – Sold!

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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Whaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace Long

Whaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace LongWhaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace Long – Sold

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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Pair of Folky Carved Doves

Pair of Folky Carved DovesPair of Folky Carved Doves – Sold

Carved from a heavy wood with painted metal feet.  

Made by Homer Lawrence of Indiana, c. 1960. 

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“Wharf Rat Club” by Gerald Foster

“Wharf Rat Club” by Gerald FosterWharf Rat Club by Gerald Foster– Sold!

Oil on Canvas Board, 4” x 5”
Gerald Foster (1900-1987) c. 1950.

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Carved and Painted Diminutive Eagle

Carved and Painted Diminutive EagleCarved and Painted Diminutive Eagle – Sold!

Carved and painted diminutive spreadwing eagle with gilt. Perched on a rounded base with American plaque, retaining its original surface.

American, c. 1880, 7 ½” x 18 ¼”.

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“Cleaning Fish” by Lemuel Eldred

“Cleaning Fish” by Lemuel EldredCleaning Fish by Lemuel Eldred – $2800

Oil on Board, 11 ½” x 13 ½” sight.
Lemuel Eldred (1848-1921).

Marine painter and etcher Lemuel D. Eldred was born and raised in Fairhaven,  Massachusetts near New Bedford’s whaling community. He studied for a short time at the Academie Julian in Paris (1880) and traveled throughout Europe (1883) but he claimed he was self-taught. He exhibited in Boston and at the National  Academy in 1876. His work is represented in the Peabody Museum of Salem, MA., the Old Dartmouth Historical Society and the Kendall Whaling Museum.

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Carved Sailor’s Whimsy

Carved Sailor’s Whimsy  – Sold

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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“The Last Port” by Wendall Macy

The Last Port by Wendall Macy –  Sold!

Oil on Panel, 11” x 20”.
Wendall Macy (1845-1913).
Signed and dated 1863.

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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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