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  • Charles Delin Oil on Canvas "Portrait of a Ship Captain"
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 669

    Charles Delin Oil on Canvas "Portrait of a Ship Captain...

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Charles Delin Oil on Canvas "Portrait of Captain Obed Bunker of Nantucket"
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 670

    Charles Delin Oil on Canvas "Portrait of Captain Obed B...

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Charles Delin Oil on Canvas "Portrait of a Ship's Sea Captain"
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 671

    Charles Delin Oil on Canvas "Portrait of a Ship's Sea C...

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Charles Delin "Portrait of Captain David Baxter"
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 672

    Charles Delin "Portrait of Captain David Baxter"

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Group of 3 Whaleman Made Walking Sticks, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 673

    Group of 3 Whaleman Made Walking Sticks, 19th Century

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Whaleman Made Antique Whalebone Ball Knob Walking Stick, circa 1870
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 674

    Whaleman Made Antique Whalebone Ball Knob Walking Stick...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Whaleman Made Antique Whalebone Walking Stick, circa 1860
    Estimate
    $500 - $750
    Lot 675

    Whaleman Made Antique Whalebone Walking Stick, circa 18...

    Est.
    $500 - $750
  • Antique Whale Ivory Knob Walking Stick, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 676

    Antique Whale Ivory Knob Walking Stick, circa 1850

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Large Antique Whale Ivory Knob Walking Stick, mid 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 677

    Large Antique Whale Ivory Knob Walking Stick, mid 19th ...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Whalerman Made Abalone Dot Inlaid Polyhedron Knob Walking Stick, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 678

    Whalerman Made Abalone Dot Inlaid Polyhedron Knob Walki...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Captain Frank W. Wells Scrimshaw Inscribed Walking Stick, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 679

    Captain Frank W. Wells Scrimshaw Inscribed Walking Stic...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Antique Whale Ivory Turned Ball Grip Walking Stick, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 680

    Antique Whale Ivory Turned Ball Grip Walking Stick, 19t...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Vintage Truman S. Fowler Diminutive Half Hull Model of "The Rainbow"
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 681

    Vintage Truman S. Fowler Diminutive Half Hull Model of ...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Shadowbox Model of a Three-Masted Ship, late 19th Century
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,200
    Lot 682

    Shadowbox Model of a Three-Masted Ship, late 19th Centu...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,200
  • Antique Inuit Mounted Walrus Tusk Mask
    Estimate
    $600 - $900
    Lot 683

    Antique Inuit Mounted Walrus Tusk Mask

    Est.
    $600 - $900
  • Whaler Made Whale Ivory Swift, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 684

    Whaler Made Whale Ivory Swift, circa 1850

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Whaler Made Set of 42 Whalebone Jack Straws, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 685

    Whaler Made Set of 42 Whalebone Jack Straws, circa 1850...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Barry Mason Oil on Canvas "Morning Mists Off Boston U.S. Clipper Flying Fish"
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 686

    Barry Mason Oil on Canvas "Morning Mists Off Boston U.S...

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Whaleman Made Pie Crimper, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 687

    Whaleman Made Pie Crimper, circa 1850

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Antique American Bronze and Teak Nautical Yacht Wheel, circa 1920
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 688

    Antique American Bronze and Teak Nautical Yacht Wheel, ...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Group of 8 Sailor Made Antique Whalebone Bodkins and Instruments, 19th century
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 689

    Group of 8 Sailor Made Antique Whalebone Bodkins and In...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Brass and Mahogany 3-Draw Spyglass with Sun Shield, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $300 - $400
    Lot 690

    Brass and Mahogany 3-Draw Spyglass with Sun Shield, 19t...

    Est.
    $300 - $400
  • Two Pair of Ship's Schematic Blueprints of the U.S.S. Nantucket
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 691

    Two Pair of Ship's Schematic Blueprints of the U.S.S. N...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • American Whaleman Made Multi-Wood Inlaid Folk Art Lift Top Jewelry Box, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 692

    American Whaleman Made Multi-Wood Inlaid Folk Art Lift ...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Antique Shipbuilder's Half Hull Model of a Racing Yacht, circa 1910
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 693

    Antique Shipbuilder's Half Hull Model of a Racing Yacht...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Scrimshawed Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1870
    Estimate
    $1,200 - $1,800
    Lot 693A

    Scrimshawed Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1870

    Est.
    $1,200 - $1,800
  • Scrimshawed Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1840
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 694

    Scrimshawed Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1840

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Scrimshawed and Polychromed Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 695

    Scrimshawed and Polychromed Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, ...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Carved Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1870
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 696

    Carved Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1870

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Commemorative Danish Guinea Antique Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, circa 1860s
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 697

    Commemorative Danish Guinea Antique Scrimshaw Whale's T...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • American Scrimshaw and Polychrome Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 698

    American Scrimshaw and Polychrome Antique Sperm Whale T...

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 699

    Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Scrimshaw and Polychrome Antique Walrus Tusk Tip, circa 1870,
    Estimate
    $1,200 - $1,500
    Lot 700

    Scrimshaw and Polychrome Antique Walrus Tusk Tip, circa...

    Est.
    $1,200 - $1,500
  • Silver Mounted Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1908
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 701

    Silver Mounted Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, cir...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Fine Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 702

    Fine Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Lady Liberty Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 702A

    Lady Liberty Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whale Tooth, circa...

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Antique Steel Whaling Blubber Mincing Knife, circa 1870
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 703

    Antique Steel Whaling Blubber Mincing Knife, circa 1870...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Iron and Cast Steel Killing Lance Harpoon, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 704

    Iron and Cast Steel Killing Lance Harpoon, circa 1850

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Wrought Iron Toggle Whaling Harpoon, circa 1870
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 705

    Wrought Iron Toggle Whaling Harpoon, circa 1870

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • Wrought Iron Killing Lance Harpoon, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 706

    Wrought Iron Killing Lance Harpoon, circa 1850

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Wrought Iron Blubber Spade, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $300 - $400
    Lot 707

    Wrought Iron Blubber Spade, circa 1850

    Est.
    $300 - $400
  • Wrought Iron Blubber Knife Blade, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $300 - $400
    Lot 708

    Wrought Iron Blubber Knife Blade, 19th Century

    Est.
    $300 - $400
  • Wrought Iron Single Flue Harpoon, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 709

    Wrought Iron Single Flue Harpoon, circa 1850

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Signed Ambrose J. Peters New Bedford Iron and Cast Steel Killing Lance Harpoon, circa 1860
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 710

    Signed Ambrose J. Peters New Bedford Iron and Cast Stee...

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • Signed "JP" Wrought Iron Toggle Harpoon, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 711

    Signed "JP" Wrought Iron Toggle Harpoon, 19th Century

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Signed Peters Wrought Iron Killing Lance with Original Pole, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 712

    Signed Peters Wrought Iron Killing Lance with Original ...

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • Wrought Iron Double Flue Harpoon, circa 1850
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 713

    Wrought Iron Double Flue Harpoon, circa 1850

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Signed Wrought Iron Killing Lance with Original Pole, 19th Century
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 714

    Signed Wrought Iron Killing Lance with Original Pole, 1...

    Est.
    $700 - $900

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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