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  • Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Sperm Whale
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $4,000
    Lot 501

    Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Sperm Whale

    Est.
    $3,000 - $4,000
  • Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Black Whale
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 502

    Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Black Whale

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Narwhal
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 503

    Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Narwhal

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Killer Whale
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 504

    Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Killer Whale

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Humpback Whale
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 505

    Clark Voorhees Jr. Carved Wood Humpback Whale

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Early Clark G. Voorhees Carved and Painted Blue Whale Plaque
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 506

    Early Clark G. Voorhees Carved and Painted Blue Whale P...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Antique Trapezoidal Shadowbox of the 3-Masted Schooner H. Harvey
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 507

    Antique Trapezoidal Shadowbox of the 3-Masted Schooner ...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Vintage Maine Folk Art Flat Hull Tugboat Model
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 508

    Vintage Maine Folk Art Flat Hull Tugboat Model

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Antique Mahogany Nautical Painted Ship "Argonaut" Name Plaque
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 509

    Antique Mahogany Nautical Painted Ship "Argonaut" Name ...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Antique - Vintage 4-Rung Oak Ship's Rope Ladder
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 510

    Antique - Vintage 4-Rung Oak Ship's Rope Ladder

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Group of 8 World War 2 U.S. Navy Nautical Signal Flags
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 511

    Group of 8 World War 2 U.S. Navy Nautical Signal Flags

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Collection of Three Antique Vertebrae Walking Sticks, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 512

    Collection of Three Antique Vertebrae Walking Sticks, 1...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Antique Shark Vertebrae Cane, circa 1880
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 513

    Antique Shark Vertebrae Cane, circa 1880

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Antique Whale Ivory Lady's Pointer, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 514

    Antique Whale Ivory Lady's Pointer, 19th Century

    Est.
    $700 - $1,000
  • Silver Mounted Boar's Tusk Handled Cane, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 515

    Silver Mounted Boar's Tusk Handled Cane, 19th Century

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Whaleman Made Walking Stick, mid 19th Century
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $4,000
    Lot 516

    Whaleman Made Walking Stick, mid 19th Century

    Est.
    $3,000 - $4,000
  • Whaleman Carved Antique Whale Ivory Hand Grasping a Ball Walking Stick, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,200 - $1,800
    Lot 517

    Whaleman Carved Antique Whale Ivory Hand Grasping a Bal...

    Est.
    $1,200 - $1,800
  • Whaleman Made Antique Whale Ivory Polyhedron Grip Walking Stick, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 518

    Whaleman Made Antique Whale Ivory Polyhedron Grip Walki...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Whaleman Carved Eagle Head Walking Stick, circa 1860
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 519

    Whaleman Carved Eagle Head Walking Stick, circa 1860

    Est.
    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Antique Whale Ivory Knob Handled Walking Stick, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 520

    Antique Whale Ivory Knob Handled Walking Stick, 19th Ce...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Whaleman Made Whale Ivory and Whalebone Carved Walking Stick, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 520A

    Whaleman Made Whale Ivory and Whalebone Carved Walking ...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • William Anderson Watercolor and Ink on Paper "Shipping off the Dutch Coast"
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 521

    William Anderson Watercolor and Ink on Paper "Shipping ...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • William Anderson Watercolor and Ink on Paper "A British Man-O-War Amid Shipping off the Dutch Coast"
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 522

    William Anderson Watercolor and Ink on Paper "A British...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • John Addison, London, Mahogany Cased Compass, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 523

    John Addison, London, Mahogany Cased Compass, 19th Cent...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • English Hand Colored Whaling Engraving, 18th Century
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 524

    English Hand Colored Whaling Engraving, 18th Century

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Vintage Carved Eagle Plaque
    Estimate
    $300 - $400
    Lot 525

    Vintage Carved Eagle Plaque

    Est.
    $300 - $400
  • Sailor Made Dovetailed Mahogany, Bone and Cherry Inlaid Box, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 526

    Sailor Made Dovetailed Mahogany, Bone and Cherry Inlaid...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Vintage Tyfon Brass Fog Horn
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 527

    Vintage Tyfon Brass Fog Horn

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Star Brass MFG Co. Navy Brass Ship's Siren
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 527A

    Star Brass MFG Co. Navy Brass Ship's Siren

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • John Hastie and Co. LTD Greenlock Brass Ship's Wheel
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 528

    John Hastie and Co. LTD Greenlock Brass Ship's Wheel

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Mariner's Brass Binnacle Compass, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 529

    Mariner's Brass Binnacle Compass, 19th Century

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • Dobbie Son & Hutton, London Rope Carved Wall Barometer
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 530

    Dobbie Son & Hutton, London Rope Carved Wall Barometer

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Antique John Hastie Eight-Spoke Captain's Ship Wheel, Greenock, Scotland, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 531

    Antique John Hastie Eight-Spoke Captain's Ship Wheel, G...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Antique Vintage Solid Brass 7-Spoke Captain's Yacht Wheel
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 532

    Antique Vintage Solid Brass 7-Spoke Captain's Yacht Whe...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Antique Eight-Spoke Suicide Knob Ship Captain's Yacht Wheel
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 533

    Antique Eight-Spoke Suicide Knob Ship Captain's Yacht W...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • American Homeward Bound Pennant, 19th Century, 26 Ft. 8 inches
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 534

    American Homeward Bound Pennant, 19th Century, 26 Ft. 8...

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Rare Brass Bound Ship's Salt Barrel, circa 1914
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 535

    Rare Brass Bound Ship's Salt Barrel, circa 1914

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • American Whaleman Made Inlaid Accoutrements Box, mid 19th Century
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $2,500
    Lot 536

    American Whaleman Made Inlaid Accoutrements Box, mid 19...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $2,500
  • Whaleman Made Inlaid Accoutrement Box, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 537

    Whaleman Made Inlaid Accoutrement Box, 19th Century

    Est.
    $700 - $1,000
  • Whaleman Made Personal Work Box, circa 1870
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 538

    Whaleman Made Personal Work Box, circa 1870

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Antique Sailor Made Satinwood Compass Rose Sunburst Star Inlaid Box
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 539

    Antique Sailor Made Satinwood Compass Rose Sunburst Sta...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Tempera on Silk "Portrait of an American 3-Masted Steam-Sail Ship"
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 540

    Tempera on Silk "Portrait of an American 3-Masted Steam...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Rare Set of Antique Polychrome Bone & Ebony Southern American Playing Card Dominoes
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 541

    Rare Set of Antique Polychrome Bone & Ebony Southern Am...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Antique Whalebone Turned Pickwick, mid 19th Century
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 542

    Antique Whalebone Turned Pickwick, mid 19th Century

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • Antique Whalebone Fid, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 543

    Antique Whalebone Fid, 19th Century

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Carved Wood Marlin Fid
    Estimate
    $150 - $250
    Lot 544

    Carved Wood Marlin Fid

    Est.
    $150 - $250
  • Heroic Antique Whalebone Fid, circa 1840
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 545

    Heroic Antique Whalebone Fid, circa 1840

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Antique Oosick Penis Bone
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 546

    Antique Oosick Penis Bone

    Est.
    $400 - $600

Auction Description

August 7, 2022 - The Marine Auction by Rafael Osona Auctions
Rafael Osona Auctions Kicks off the Annual 2-Day Americana, Fine Art, Marine Online Auctions on August 6 and 7 at 9:30am. The August 6 Session-1 features several Nantucket and New England collections including the Gail and Rich Mellin 40-year Canton Collection. Fine Art offerings include 6 whimsical works by Ralph Cahoon, 5 classic Emile Gruppe, 2 Anne Ramsdell Congdon, 5 Wendell Macy, 3 classic red sail paintings by Robert Stark Jr., 2 Monteque Dawson, Arthur V.Diehl, Georgina Klitgaard (WPA), Maude Clapp, Joan Albaugh, Jan Pawlowski, Kenneth Layman, Jan Munro, George Thomas and others. For the modernist collector 6 George Nakashimi "New" chairs and numerous Stephen Swift designs will delight. Sterling silver includes a rare 18th century Benjamin Bunker Nantucket coin silver porringer, .950 silver Martele pitcher, flatware services by James Robinson, Cartier, Reed & Barton, Pair of Art Deco Tiffany & Co. compotes, Peter, Anne & Wm Bateman cruet set. Abundant American furnishings include 2 Nantucket Windsor chairs, Chippendale oxbow secretary and chests, porringer table, plus bull's eye mirrors, 5 campaign chests and more. An assortment of 16 Nantucket baskets...both antique and lady's classic handbags will delight the collector. Outdoor Weatherend furniture in classic yacht white finish will dress the garden. Over 150 pieces of Canton porcelains from the Mellin collection is complemented by additional Chinese export porcelains and jadite. A rare Chart of Nantucket Shoals Surveyed by Capt. Paul Pinkham, circa 1812 will intrigue. Period fireplace equipment, decorative arts, oriental carpets, textiles, quilts and much more. Session 2 held August 7 features 19th century scrimshaw, walking sticks and canes, yarn swifts, 6 Clark Voorhees Jr. whale carvings, miniature Prisoner of war ship model, numerous half hulls, ship shadowboxes, figureheads, whaleman made boxes, telescopes, signal flags, whaling gear includes harpoons, killing lances, whaleman knives, blubber spades, ship wheels, several Nantucket Sea Captain portraits by Charles Delin, and much more. Bidding available Online, by Telephone and Absentee. LIVE PREVIEW: August 2, 3, 4, 5 from 10am to 5pm at the American Legion Hall, 21 Washington Street, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. Online auctions begin promptly August 6 & 7 at 9:30am EST Read more
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Nantucket, MA 02584
United States

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Terms and Condition of Sale 1. Rafael Osona Auctions has exercised great care to catalog and describe correctly the property to be sold, and neither we nor the Consignor make any guarantees, warranties or representations, expressed or implied with respect to the property, merchantability or correctness of the catalog or other description of the authenticity of authorship, physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, provenance, exhibitions, literature or historical relevance of the property or otherwise. All property offered in this sale is sold “AS IS”. No statement anywhere, whether oral or written shall be deemed such a guarantee, warranty or representation. Prospective bidders should inspect the property before bidding to determine its condition, size and whether or not it has been repaired or restored. No sale will be set aside on account of incorrectness, error of cataloguing, or imperfections not noted. 2. Some lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. 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