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  • Fine American Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 624

    Fine American Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circ...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Large Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $4,000
    Lot 625

    Large Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, 19th Century...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $4,000
  • Large Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, 1st Quarter of the 19th Century
    Estimate
    $30,000 - $35,000
    Lot 626

    Large Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, 1st Quarter ...

    Est.
    $30,000 - $35,000
  • Pair of Polychrome Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Teeth, circa 1846
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 627

    Pair of Polychrome Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Teeth,...

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Antique Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 628

    Antique Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth, 19th Century

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Whaleman Carved Pie Crimper, circa 1870
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 629

    Whaleman Carved Pie Crimper, circa 1870

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • Whaleman Crafted Coconut Dipper, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $750 - $1,000
    Lot 630

    Whaleman Crafted Coconut Dipper, 19th Century

    Est.
    $750 - $1,000
  • Whaleman Made Coconut Rum Dipper, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $300 - $400
    Lot 631

    Whaleman Made Coconut Rum Dipper, 19th Century

    Est.
    $300 - $400
  • Whaleman Carved Antique Whale Ivory and Whalebone "T" Handle Cane, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 632

    Whaleman Carved Antique Whale Ivory and Whalebone "T" H...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Whaleman Carved Antique Whalebone "Turk's Knot" Walking Stick, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,250 - $1,500
    Lot 633

    Whaleman Carved Antique Whalebone "Turk's Knot" Walking...

    Est.
    $1,250 - $1,500
  • Whaleman Carved Turk's Knot Walking Stick, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 635

    Whaleman Carved Turk's Knot Walking Stick, circa 1850

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Gorham Sterling Silver Collard Malacca Cane
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 636

    Gorham Sterling Silver Collard Malacca Cane

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Antique Whale Ivory Clenched Fist Handled Walking Stick, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 637

    Antique Whale Ivory Clenched Fist Handled Walking Stick...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Japanese Walking Stick with Concealed Sword, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 638

    Japanese Walking Stick with Concealed Sword, 19th Centu...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Antique Whalebone Carved Pie Crimper, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 639

    Antique Whalebone Carved Pie Crimper, circa 1850

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Vintage Carved and Painted Wooden Moby Dick Sperm Whale Plaque
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 640

    Vintage Carved and Painted Wooden Moby Dick Sperm Whale...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Wick Aherns Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sculpture
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 640A

    Wick Aherns Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sculpture

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Wick Aherns Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sculpture
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 640B

    Wick Aherns Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sculpture

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Group of 16 Vintage 1930s Nautical Signal Flag Pennants
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 641

    Group of 16 Vintage 1930s Nautical Signal Flag Pennants...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Thomas Willis Silk Embroidery on Painted Canvas "Two Sloops on Choppy Seas"
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 642

    Thomas Willis Silk Embroidery on Painted Canvas "Two Sl...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Chinese Export Oil on Canvas "Portrait of the Xiphias on the Open Seas, Master John Morris" (1857-1862)
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 643

    Chinese Export Oil on Canvas "Portrait of the Xiphias o...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Framed U.S. Navy Schooner USS Dolphin Handwritten Surgeons Report March 24, 1834
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 644

    Framed U.S. Navy Schooner USS Dolphin Handwritten Surge...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Jane Schultz Watson Reverse Painting, "Friendship of Salem"
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 645

    Jane Schultz Watson Reverse Painting, "Friendship of Sa...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Brass Bound Mahogany Humidor, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $400 - $500
    Lot 646

    Brass Bound Mahogany Humidor, 19th Century

    Est.
    $400 - $500
  • Two Cast Iron Painted Old Salt Dishes or Ash Trays
    Estimate
    $250 - $350
    Lot 647

    Two Cast Iron Painted Old Salt Dishes or Ash Trays

    Est.
    $250 - $350
  • Fine Antique - Vintage Model of an Adirondack Guideboat
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 648

    Fine Antique - Vintage Model of an Adirondack Guideboat...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Carved and Painted Yacht Club Launch Boat Model, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 649

    Carved and Painted Yacht Club Launch Boat Model, 19th C...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Fourteen-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model of the Mary L. Baker, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 650

    Fourteen-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model of the Mary...

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Seven-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $4,000
    Lot 651

    Seven-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model, 19th Century

    Est.
    $2,000 - $4,000
  • American Shipbuilder's Half Hull Model of a New England Coastal Schooner, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 652

    American Shipbuilder's Half Hull Model of a New England...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Rare Eleven-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 653

    Rare Eleven-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model, 19th Ce...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Nine-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 654

    Nine-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model, 19th Century

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Eight-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 655

    Eight-Lift Half Hull Shipbuilder's Model, 19th Century

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Eight American Clear Glass Ship's Apothecary Bottles, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 656

    Eight American Clear Glass Ship's Apothecary Bottles, 1...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Elaborate Antique Sailors Macrame Decorated Frame, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 657

    Elaborate Antique Sailors Macrame Decorated Frame, 19th...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Collection of 8 Scrimshaw Bone Whaling Scene Plaques
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 658

    Collection of 8 Scrimshaw Bone Whaling Scene Plaques

    Est.
    $1,000 - $2,000
  • 30 Whaleman Carved Antique Whalebone Bodkins, circa 1850-1870
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 659

    30 Whaleman Carved Antique Whalebone Bodkins, circa 185...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Whaleman Made Turned Whalebone Billy Club, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 660

    Whaleman Made Turned Whalebone Billy Club, 19th Century...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • 19th Century Sailor Made First Mate's Billy Club
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 660A

    19th Century Sailor Made First Mate's Billy Club

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, circa 1890s
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 661

    Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, circa 1890...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, circa 1890s
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 662

    Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, circa 1890s

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Antique Figural Iron Anchor Door Knocker
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 663

    Antique Figural Iron Anchor Door Knocker

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Vintage Marine Chain & Anchor Corp Solid Brass Salesman Sample Anchor
    Estimate
    $300 - $400
    Lot 664

    Vintage Marine Chain & Anchor Corp Solid Brass Salesman...

    Est.
    $300 - $400
  • Vintage Hand Carved Figural Eagle Yacht License Plate Quarterboard
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 665

    Vintage Hand Carved Figural Eagle Yacht License Plate Q...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • English Oak Brass Bound Ship's Barrel, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 666

    English Oak Brass Bound Ship's Barrel, 19th Century

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Antique 19th Century British Naval Oak Brass Bound Rum Cask Barrel
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 666A

    Antique 19th Century British Naval Oak Brass Bound Rum ...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Antique 4 Draw Ship Captain's Spy Glass, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 667

    Antique 4 Draw Ship Captain's Spy Glass, 19th Century

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Oil on Canvas "Portrait of Captain Richard Gibbs of the Ship Nantucket"
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $7,000
    Lot 668

    Oil on Canvas "Portrait of Captain Richard Gibbs of the...

    Est.
    $5,000 - $7,000

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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