Auctioneer Press Release Rafael Osona Auctions

Nantucket, MA - Auction: Antique & Modern Furnishings, Décor, Nantucket Fine Art

Jul 02,2019 | 20:00 EDT By Rafael Osona Auctions

JULY 6, 2019 - Rafael Osona Auctions offers a robust sale of antique furnishings & décor, fine Nantucket art, sophisticated furnishings by Billy Baldwin, Weatherend and B&B Italia, decorative and folk arts including Nantucket Baskets and a Gustave Bayol Carousel Figure, plus jewelry, rugs, export porcelains, 19th c. needlework and oddities.

170 lots. Auction begins Saturday, July 6 at 9:30 EST, live in our Nantucket Gallery and online at Preview: Thurs. & Fri. July 4 & 5 from 10am to 5pm.

Lot 62, Robert Stark Jr., Red Sail, Oil on Canvas; Estimate $10,000-$15,000

From French Swine to Decoys, and from signed or vintage pawn Concho Belts to a strong offering of Fine South Sea, Akoya, Tahitian and Freshwater Pearls, the auction offers vivid diversity.

The range in furnishings and décor swings from European antique, Art Deco and Italian design to American folk art. Offerings include designs by Billy Baldwin and Tony Sarg. Paolo Piva’s Dining Table for B&B Italia is a statement of contemporary refinement. A pair of armchairs’ supple, quilted leather contrasts their sleek Lucite frame; while Sarg’s vintage table linens evoke a strikingly different era.

Exotic woods shine in a Macassar Ebony Bar Cart, an 18th c. Oyster Walnut Collector’s Bureau, a Regency Rosewood Chiffonier, an 19th c. English Mahogany Lap Desk and a George III Revival Samovar Stand, as well as in English Regency and other Tea Caddies.

Highly collectible Nantucket Baskets and a broad selection of Nantucket fine art includes a signature Robert Stark Jr. Red Sail painting, 9 watercolors by C. Robert Perrin, original works by Frank Swift Chase, and paintings by John Lochtefeld, Jan Pawlowski, Elizabeth Congdon, Roy Bailey, Sybil Goldsmith and others. 

Lot 130, Fine Opera Length White South Sea Pearl Necklace; Estimate $14,000-$16,000

A stout pair of 19th Century Scottish Stoneware Whiskey Barrel Lamps, embossed with the royal coat-of-arms contrast a pair of blown glass 17th Century Style Wine Bottles; their labels designating esteemed regional wine designations.

Hand colored lithographs include exotic birds and monkeys, with work From a Plate by Print-maker Vittorio Ranieri and 12 hand colored engravings marked De Seve Delin.

170 lots of 425 offered at auction exclusively on the online bidding platform, Bidsquare with the full 425 lots live in the Osona Gallery at 21 Washington Street, Nantucket, MA 02554. Absentee and phone bids are accepted.

Gallery exhibitions for this sale are Thursday, July 4th & Friday July 5th from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.  Both live and online bidding will commence at 9:30 a.m. EST on July 6th.

Inquiries welcome. 

Local delivery. Shipping can be arranged using a third-party shipping service.

By Rafael Osona Auctions