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August 8 The Marine Auction

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    Lot 490

    Pair of Carved and Gilt Ship's Rake Boards, circa 1840-...

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    Lot 491

    Fine Pair of Miniature Figurehead Style Polychromed Car...

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    Lot 492

    Rare 1748 Nantucket Shipping Document

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    Lot 493

    The Ship Harbinger Log Book "On a Whaling Voyage to the...

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    Lot 494

    American Watercolor "Portrait of a Three-Masted Gunboat...

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    Lot 495

    American Watercolor and Ink on Paper "Portrait of the U...

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    Lot 496

    Samuel H. Fyfe Oil on Canvas "Portrait of the Steam-sai...

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    Lot 497

    Tom G. Purvis Oil on Canvas "Portrait of the British Ba...

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    Lot 498

    Earl Collins Oil on Canvas "Active Whaling Scene"

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    Lot 499

    Charles Robert Patterson Oil on Canvas "In Company"

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    Lot 500

    Rare and Fine Colin Gray Miniature Longboat Fully Outfi...

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    Lot 501

    American Sea Chest in Green Paint, Original Beckets, ci...

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    Lot 502

    W.J. Huggins Lithograph "Ships of the General Steam Nav...

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    Lot 503

    American Primitive Maritime Oil on Canvas "Internationa...

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    Lot 504

    Joseph Clapp Nantucket Whalebone, Cherry Wood and Whale...

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    Lot 505

    Captain H. Pease Nantucket Scrimshaw Antique Sperm Whal...

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    Lot 506

    Pair of Antique Scrimshaw Whale Teeth, 2nd half of the ...

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    Lot 507

    American Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1850

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    Lot 508

    Antique Whale Ivory Scrimshaw Buggy Whip, 19th Century

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    Lot 509

    Cyrus Hussey Scrimshawed Nantucket Whalebone and Whale ...

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    Lot 510

    Sailor Crafted Large Antique Whalebone Fid, circa 1840

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    Lot 511

    Sailor Crafted Antique Whalebone Fid, circa 1860

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    Lot 512

    Sailor Crafted Antique Whalebone Fid, circa 1860

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    Lot 513

    Two Antique Turned Whalebone Fids, circa 1850

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    Lot 514

    Whaleman Crafted Rum Coconut Dipper, mid 19th Century

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    Lot 515

    Faroe Island Whaling Knife, late 19th Century

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    Lot 516

    Whaleman Crafted Whalebone Carpenter's Pull Shave, mid ...

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    Lot 517

    Rare Baleen Walking Stick, circa 1840

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    Lot 518

    Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, mid 19th Century

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    Lot 519

    Engraved Whalebone Busk, mid 19th Century

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    Lot 520

    American Scrimshawed Antique Whalebone Busk, circa 1840...

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    Lot 521

    Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth, circa 1870

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    Lot 522

    Large Sperm Whale Tooth, last quarter of the 19th Centu...

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    Lot 523

    Antique Scrimshaw Whale Tooth, 1st half of the 19th Cen...

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    Lot 524

    Antique Scrimshaw Bone Cribbage Board

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    Lot 525

    Sailor Made Inlaid Walking Stick, circa 1860

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    Lot 526

    Sailor Made Antique Whale Ivory Fist Walking Stick, cir...

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    Lot 527

    Whaleman Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Peace Cane, c...

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    Lot 528

    Sailor Made Antique Whale Ivory and Ebony Fist Walking ...

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    Lot 529

    Whaleman Made Turk's Knot Walking Stick, circa 1850

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    Lot 530

    Carved Tropical Bird Grip Walking Stick, circa 1870

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    Lot 531

    Inuit Carved Walrus Ivory Walking Stick, circa 1900

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    Lot 532

    Japanese Engraved and Carved Antique Bone Walking Stick...

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    Lot 533

    Antique Whale Ivory and Whalebone Peace Bird Cane, circ...

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    Lot 534

    Diminutive Antique Whale Ivory Pie Crimper, circa 1850

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    Lot 535

    Antique Whale Ivory and Silver Inlaid Pie Crimper, circ...

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    Lot 536

    Antique Whale Ivory Pie Crimper, circa 1850

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    Lot 537

    Antique Whale Ivory Snatch Block and Whalebone Single B...

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Auction Description

August 8 The Marine Auction by Rafael Osona Auctions
Rafael Osona’s Annual Two-Day Americana, Fine Art Pacific Trade, Marine Auction features the bulk of the Maritime Artifacts to be offered on DAY-2 August 8. Fine 19th Century scrimshaw artifacts featuring three antique scrimshaw whale teeth attributed to the Britannia Engraver, and other fine 19th century engraved whale teeth, several pie crimpers, canes and walking sticks, swifts, engraved busks, rum coconut dippers, impressive Scottish scrimshaw watch hutch, a rare Joseph Clapp Nantucket birdcage, scrimshawed antique walrus tusks, prisoner of war bone ship model, period half hulls, stately ship’s wheel dining table, ship models, signed iron whale harpoons, whaleman’s tools, Log Book from the ship Harbinger’s Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Fine maritime art by Samuel Fyfe, Tom Purvis, Earl Collins, Charles Robert Patterson, W.J. Huggins (don’t miss the marine art the day before [August 7] with paintings by Antonio Jacobsen, Salvatore Colacicco, William R. Davis, Hayley Lever, L.M. Cook, Nicola Fondo, Robert Stark and China Trade). LIVE PREVIEW: August 3, 4, 5, 6 from 10am to 5pm at the American Legion Hall, 21 Washington Street, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. Online auction begins promptly August 7 & 8 at 9:30am EST Read more
Rafael Osona Auctions
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. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the Consignor and Rafael Osona Auctions, below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. The Gallery will execute such reserves by bidding for the Consignor. In any event whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of the lot. 3. The highest bidder acknowledged by the Auctioneer will be the purchaser. In the event of the dispute between bidders, or in the event of doubt on our part as to the validity of any bid, the auctioneer will have the final discretion either to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer and resell the article in dispute. 4. At our discretion we will execute order bids, accept telephone bids and online as a convenience to clients who are not present at auctions, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions in connection therewith. While the sale is in progress bidding by telephone or online may be allowed by the auctioneer at his discretion. Rafael Osona Auctions shall not he held responsible for any failure to properly execute such a bid whether it be due to equipment failure, loss of connection, or failure to hear or understand the bidder’s directions. 5. Acceptable methods of payment include cash, cashier’s check, money order and wire transfer (with nominal fee). Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Rafael Osona, or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Osona reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. Rafael Osona does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases. On title passing to the highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer, and subject to all the conditions set forth herein, such bidder will thereupon pay the full purchase price. All property must be paid for at the time of sale and removed from our premises. Immediately following the auction if purchases are not retrieved, we may send the purchased property to an offsite shipping facility or warehouse at the sole risk and expense of the purchaser. 6. Items made with whalebone, whale ivory or other protected species will not be shipped internationally. 7. A Buyer’s Premium of 21% will be added to the hammer price to be paid by the Buyer as part of the purchase price if purchased directly with Rafael Osona Auctions. The Buyer’s Premium of 24% will be added to the hammer price if said lots are purchased through Bidsquare. 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