October 24, 2021 Auction
    
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Lot 93 :
LARGE EARLY AMERICAN PAINTED WOOD ARTILLERY DRUM
original paint on body: (L)AFAYETTE / Artilerists, (21) stars (1819), eagle with shield and banner E PLURIBUS UNUM perched on a yellow cannon; chalk writing inside...S?ephly..?...March 29rd..1843; 26.5"h; 24" diam.
From the home of a major, long-time collector of Americana in…  MORE
Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000

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Lot 94 :
UNITED STATES NAVAL PRE-CIVIL WAR SWORD
WA HORSTMANN & SONS /PHILADELPHIA (marked on blade)
1858-1859, cast brass pommel with pierced guard with acorns and marked USN; the steel blade with engraved decoration to both sides incl. a trident, a USN flag; 31 stars, oak leaves and…  MORE
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 95 :
NEW ENGLAND BOW-BACK WINDSOR ARMCHAIR
refreshed red paint, splayed, turned legs joined by stretcher, 38"h; 23.5"w; 17"d; seat 18"h  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 96 :
NEW ENGLAND QUEEN ANNE TEA TABLE
original red paint to base, original top; 26"h; 38"w; 25.5"d
Top has been rubbed down and is without paint; age splits to top.  
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 97 :
NEW ENGLAND BOLD TIGER MAPLE QUEEN ANNE DINING TABLE
old surface, good small size, all original, oval drop leaves, pad feet, 26.5"h; 47"w; 15"d;
open 49" by 47"
Stains to top.  
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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Lot 98 :
BOLD TIGER MAPLE CUTLERY BOX
early 19th c., old surface, cut-out handle, 7"h; 18"w; 10"d
From the home of a major, long-time collector of Americana in the Boston area.  
Estimate: $700 - $900

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Lot 99 :
PENNSYLVANIA CHERRY CHIPPENDALE VALUABLES BOX
blanket chest-form with 3 drawers and lift top, locking mechanism and key, on bracket base;
10"h; 18.5"w; 8.5"d
Old refinish.  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 100 :
LARGE EARLY AMERICAN BURL BOWL
color, 4.75"h; 18" by 14"
From the home of a major, long-time collector of Americana in the Boston area.
Shows faded use to interior, appropriate to age; no cracks.  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 101 :
18TH C. ENGLISH MAHOGANY TALL CASED CLOCK, BUTCHER
sgn. CHA BUTCHER BEDFORD,
brass moon phase dial, zinc chapter with Roman numerals; 8 ft. tall; 20.5"w base
(with weights and pendulum)
From the home of a Connecticut lady.  
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

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Lot 102 :
ENGLISH MAHOGANY TALL CASED CLOCK, GIBSON
c. 1800-1849, brass dial sgn. Edward Gibson LONDON, 86" h; base 20"w, 10.5"d
(with weights, pendulum, and key)  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 103 :
ENGLISH MAHOGANY TALL CASED CLOCK, TRUGARD
moon-phase brass and silvered dial signed Moses Trugard, Dartmouth
87"h; 19"w at feet (with weights and pendulum)  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 104 :
DELICATE ENGLISH EDWARDIAN SATINWOOD SECRETARY DESK
expressively grained wood with delicate inlay, domed-top with lift-lidded letter compartments to each side, a centered compartment with door over 3 small drawers; writing slide with felt over bowed drawer above pair of cabinet doors; on tapering legs with spade…  MORE
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 105 :
ENGLISH GEORGIAN SHELL SERPENTINE TEA CADDY
fitted with double, shell-lidded compartments, silver escutcheon, wood bun feet, 6"h; 7.5"w; 5"d
Old repair at back hinge.  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 106 :
ENGLISH GEORGIAN SHELL TEA CADDY
rectangular-form, fitted with double, shell-lidded compartments, wood ball feet, 5.5"h; 7.25"w; 4"d
Fine condition.  
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 106A :
ENGLISH GEORGIAN SHELL TEA CADDY
sarcophagus-form, double lidded compartments with remnants of original foil, ball feet,
6"h; 8.5"w; 4.75"d  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 107 :
ENGLISH GEORGE III INLAID MAHOGANY DRESSING TABLE
bow-front, the lift-top with inlaid fan oval and checked banding; nine graduated drawers, top row of three false; the interior fitted with twenty seven lidded and open compartments, 33"h; 32"w; 21"d
Horizontal age splits to sides.  
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

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Lot 108 :
ENGLISH MAHOGANY DEMI-LUNE SIDE TABLE
apron with tambour compartments, reticulated fretwork, tapering legs, inlaid top, 29"h; 30"w; 16"d
Top has some varnish lifting and scratches.  
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 109 :
19TH C. ARTICULATED CARVED WOOD ARTIST MODEL
in old color, 20"  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 110 :
ENGLISH REGENCY GAMES/WORK STAND
sliding chess board top with leather backgammon board beneath, flanked by hinged game piece compartments with pierced brass gallery, brass mounts and paw feet with casters, lyre shaped side supports; 29"h; 28"w; 15.75"d
Stains to leather backgammon surface; water ring marks…  MORE
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

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Lot 111 :
ENGLISH REGENCY SHELL VALUABLES BOX
sarcophagus-form with silver and bone inlay; brass drop-ring side handles, gilded brass hairy paw feet, silver plaque on top with embossed stag decoration Coare; 4"h; 8.5"w; 7"d
Some age cracks in shell; interior with new fabric lining.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 112 :
IRISH CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY ARCHITECT'S TABLE
intricate carved decoration to top, apron and legs; the hinged top adjusts to several angles; pull-out slides on either side; front legs are bisected to create a slide-out front panel with drawer and integrated work compartments; ball and claw feet,…  MORE
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 113 :
18TH C. IRISH TAPESTRY UPHOLSTERED SIDECHAIR
front legs with acanthus leaf carving, scrolling knees; period floral needlework upholstery,
40"h; 25"w; 25"d; 19" seat height
One small piece of wood is missing at the top of the front leg; minor dings; upholstery has some wear, loss and holes around…  MORE
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

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Lot 114 :
18TH C. EUROPEAN CARVED CAMEL-BACK SOFA
possibly English or Irish, carved frame, rolled arms, four legs each front leg with a carved ram head, 35"h; 84"w; 36"d; seat 19"h
Upholstery in fine condition except for 2" circular stain, and penny size stains next to it on top…  MORE
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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Lot 115 :
BOXED WWII CHRONOMETER, ULYSSE NARDIN 5881
in brass bound case with label 8410, and outer box also with Nardin label; 7.5"h; 3" sq.;
the outer box 10"h; 9.75" sq. In running order at this time.
Note from a collector. "These machines were often sent to observatories for cleaning…  MORE
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 115A :
US NAVY BUREAU OF SHIPS QUARTERMASTER'S SPYGLASS
stamped on eyepiece, ...mark 1, mod.3 / 33817-1943 / AMERICAN VISCOSE CORPORATION, Wilmington, Deleware; 31" long
From the home of a South Shore, Massachusetts gentleman who was a captain in the
US Navy during WWII.
Some discoloration on brass, could use a…  MORE
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 116 :
ORNATE CARVED MIRROR WITH INSET SHIP PAINTING
shaped frame with stepped out corners and foliate carved border surrounding a finely painted scene with schooners at sail and five mirror sections, all bordered by turned fretwork; 36.25 by 49.5 in.
Taped repair of a tear on the back of…  MORE
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 117 :
ANTIQUE SHIP MODEL IN GLASS CASE
highly detailed 3-masted schooner with full rope rigging and 2 lifeboats; black, red and white paint, in mahogany and glass table-top case, ship 34"long; case measures 24"h, 40"w, 14"d
Minor paint loss near bow.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 118 :
PAINTED WOOD SHIP DIORAMA
late 19th c., two-masted schooner in full sail with carved water, painted background with distant ships; in grain painted frame; 25.5"h; 36.5"w; 6"d
Light installed at top of frame.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 118A :
ENGLISH STUMPWORK ON SILK OF SHIP
19th c., silver and gold thread, 13.5 by 28.5 in. (sight); prob. original frame,
under glass 17.5 by 33 in.  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 119 :
19TH C. SAILOR'S DOUBLE SHELL VALENTINE
KEEP THIS FOR MY SAKE
octagonal hinged wood case, each section 9"
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
Most shell valentines were purchased by sailors in Barbados in the West Indies to bring home to their ladies. Barbados, the…  MORE
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 119A :
19TH C. SAILOR'S DOUBLE SHELL VALENTINE
FORGET ME NOT
octagonal hinged wood case, each section, 9"  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 120 :
(2) 19TH C. NAUTICAL TELESCOPES
the larger engraved on smallest brass tube J. Messer/Gravesend/Day or Night, polished mahogany barrel and brass fittings, 12.5"long, three draw tubes 34" fully extended; along with A POCKET TELESCOPE with shark skin barrel and brass fittings; tube marked SLOOP 12x,…  MORE
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 121 :
19TH C. SAILOR'S DOUBLE SHELL VALENTINE
FORGET ME NOT
octagonal hinged wood case, each section 9"
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
Several of the smaller shells loose.  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 122 :
19TH C. LARGE SCRIMSHAW TUSK
one side with an engraved woman holding a thistle twig and Scotsman wearing a kilt; the other side with a standing woman and a Scottish gentleman with a sword, 19"
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
Appropriate age cracks…  MORE
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 123 :
19TH C. SAILOR'S DOUBLE SHELL VALENTINE
heart and star, octagonal hinged wood case, each section 9"
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.  
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

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Lot 123A :
19TH C. SAILOR'S DOUBLE SHELL VALENTINE
FLORAL DESIGN
octagonal hinged wood case, each section, 8.75"
One piece of molding holding glass missing.  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 124 :
19TH C. LARGE SCRIMSHAW TUSK
with an engraved half-portrait of a woman, 20.5"
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
Appropriate age cracks here and there.  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 125 :
EXCEPTIONAL WHALE BONE YARN SWIFT
19th c., yarn ball holder, slender shaft with expanding bone slats; the crved clamp in the form of an open mouth dog-head; the threaded screw a closed fist; a pair of birds on one behind the dog headare perched on…  MORE
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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Lot 126 :
19TH C. SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK
finely engraved with woman standing under an arch; the plinth on which she stands marked Rebecca; below is couple mourning at an obelisk grave memorial, 14.75"; 2"w
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
Very slight warp to busk at…  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 127 :
19TH C. WHALEBONE YARN SWIFT
turned finial and turned round table clamp with inlaid mother-of-pearl dots and incised red and black lines, total 18.5" tall; the whalebone cage 12" diam. when extended
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
Staves intact with original ribbons; excellent…  MORE
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Lot 128 :
19TH C. SAILOR'S MINIATURE WHALEBONE CRADLE
5"h; 6"w; 4"d
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.  
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 129 :
BALEEN AND WHALEBONE SAILOR'S DITTY BOX
19th c., the whalebone lid decorated with etched basket of flowers, five fingers on body,
4.5"h; 7.5" diam.
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
The two fingers on lid damaged; chips at base and on lid rim; some newer nail…  MORE
Estimate: $700 - $900

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Lot 130 :
(3) SAILOR-MADE SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE AND BALEEN BUSKS
c. 1850, a baleen busk with engraved potted bush, a ship, a wheat field, a horse, a church and a bird perched on a twig; the reverse with illegible inscription, 13", 1.5"w; along with
a whalebone busk with engraved hearts, half…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 131 :
19TH C. SCRIMSHAW CRIBBAGE BOARD
engraved with pair of walrus, another walrus on an ice float, 14"
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
1" chip at top opening.  
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 132 :
(2) 19TH C. WHALEBONE SHIP'S FIDS
the larger, plain 17.5"; the smaller with ring carving, 13"
From the collection of a Beverly, Massachusetts woman.
The jawbone is the only bone of the whale thick enough to make a fid. Fids were an important tool of the sailor.…  MORE
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 132A :
EARLY ROUND NANTUCKET SWING-HANDLED BASKET
partial label on bottom, 7.25"h; 12" diam.; 14.5" with handle up  
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 133 :
20TH C. NANTUCKET POCKETBOOK, ANDERSON
kidney-shpaed, whalebone plaque on lid with etched floral and harbor scene sgn. A (Anastasia).T.Costakes '91; interior branded ANDERSON/NANTUCKET, long braided leather shoulder strap; on bottom, The Golden Basket......, 8"h; 10.5"w
Richard and Patricia Anderson owned and operated a basket…  MORE
Estimate: $700 - $900

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Lot 133A :
NANTUCKET BASKET POCKETBOOK
bone closure, handle hinges and monogram plaque, 7"h; 9.5"w; 7"d; 12" with handle up  
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 134 :
20TH C. NANTUCKET CARRY-ALL, OPEN BASKET, AHERN
oval-form, bottom has inset bone circular plaque Made by Hand/Lisa Ahern, also branded mark with basket/NBMA; removeabe fabric liner, braided leather carrying handles; inset oval to interior base 2000, 10"h; 13"w; 7.5"d  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 135 :
SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH, SHIP
schooner in full sail with British flag, 6.5"  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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