EXCEPTIONAL FALL ESTATES AUCTION
SUNDAY OCT. 15, 2017 at 11AM
Featuring Nautical & Militaria
Live (public welcome!) and online via computer bidding - Sale held at 380 Winthrop Street (Rt. 44), in Rehoboth, MA - Preview times Tues. to Sat. 10-4pm. Sunday 9 am to sale time. Absentee and phone bidding accepted.
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ARTWORK: Marine paintings incl. WF Halsall (3); Clement Drew (2); JG Tyler (2); K. Nemethy; AT Bricher; EH Potthast; JJ Enneking; R. Richardson; GS Walters; WG Pierce; T. Covey; Roger Curtis; G. Middleton; A. Connetti; fine China Trade tea clipper in Hong Kong harbor; unsigned 19th C. ship paintings, antique Woolies – ALSO: Charles Woodbury (2 beach scenes); JB Reid; WS Macy; EM Bannister; Harold Brett; CD Cahoon (2); EH Barrett; Harry Hime; Van Bree; Serre (pirate); Several early American portraits incl. Prior Hamblin; 6 early mini portraits incl. Capt. Rob’t Robb 1731-95; China Trade oils incl. rare fishing scene & portrait of girl sgd. Sing Woa; Circa 1850 “Washington’s Family” large oil painting after E. Savage with Hirschl & Adler Provenance.
CANE COLLECTION: Many incl. rare physician cane 1855 Paris Expo w/medicine signed Alexandre Pere; Carved ivory canes with skull, monkey head, fists, lady’s leg, sailor knots, Merman, etc; gun & sword canes; black man bust; whale bone & baleen canes with scrimshaw; Captains canes; 1839 RR Hinman of CT presentation cane; Several ex-Wagner Collection.
WHALE TEETH & CRIMPERS: About 20 antique scrimshaw whale’s teeth incl. fine patriotic pair with ships; The Abigail of New Bedford tooth; Whale Ship John Coggeshall off Newport by TL Albro; 1857 Jenny Ayers tooth; 7” bull whale; Whaling scene tooth with silver mount – snuff box? Girl on hobby horse embossed tooth “Rebecca”; Perry’s Victory on Lake Erie; whale tooth Tabuas; Also 20” walrus tusk with whaling scenes; Plus – fine sailor made ivory crimpers incl. snake; seal; child’s crimper; etc. Mini dominoes set with ship; whalebone plaque from slave ship Mary Adeline 1852;
NAUTICAL RELATED & HARPOONS: Many antique & vintage wood ship models incl. about 12 half hulls – one 66” warship with lift construction, gunnals & orig. paint (found in Maine barn); 72” half hull; 48” half hull w/lifts from Geo C Scott collect; Huge 1900 Baltimore Clipper wood model, 9 ft tall; 19th c. wood “Lark” model; etc. Presentation bronze ship’s bell 1896; Ship’s telegraph by Chadburn London; 2 brass floor binnacles with compasses by Kelvin; Ship’s Logometer; Antique Harpoons incl. CW Morgan stamped; toggle and Temple type; Prototype locking. Plus – Sailor’s valentines; Ivory swifts; Sailor made boxes, bodkins, fids, etc; POW ivory 18th c. jewel box & other fine boxes; 78” whale rib, petrified whale brain & walrus ouzik; 8 ft. block & tackle nautical rigging setup; 1941 Navy Diving helmet; 52” steamship wheel; old mermaid figurehead; Antique sternboards, one 8 ft with eagle; seaman’s chests; Two 12 ft. sculling oars; Rare lot ca. 1850 sailor’s clothes from Perry Stoddard w/prov.;
AMERICAN FLAGS: Rare 1861-63 Civil War 34 star flag found NH attic; 13 star Centennial flag; Confederate Reunion flags; 10 framed silk banners for Civil War battles by 156th Signal Battalion; 48 star flags; rare 1896 patchwork signature quilt for soldiers & sailors orphans LAS No. 28 S. of V. Indiana; more.
RIFLES/ PISTOLS/ CANNONS: Pair rare Rev. War brass signal cannons on oak carriages, 66 lbs each; Att. Rev. War 22” iron battle cannon; 1776 Rev. War signal cannon; Two Sharp’s 1859 Civil War carbines, fine cond.; 1860 Spencer Repeating & Burnside Rifle Co. carbines; Robbins & Lawrence 1850 rifle; Parker Bros. 12 gauge double barrel shotgun; Bates of Richmond shotgun; Kerr’s patent Confederate pistol from London Armoury; Union CW army revolver sgd. Starr Arms NY; Pair fine ca. 1830 French dueling pistols in case w/access; Continental pistol with wheel lock;
SWORDS & KNIVES: Important War 1812 officer’s sword by Wooley, Deakin & Dutton from John Batten of 82nd Regt. with his oil portrait; Revolutionary War officer’s rapier with solid silver handle from Slocumb estate; War 1812 saber attr. Wolfe Bros. with eagle head pommel; Confederate clip point bowie knife from Shenandoah; Ca 1800 American militia sword w/walrus cvd handle; FW James Sheffield Bowie knife patriotic design; Tillotson bowie knife w/Am. patriotic designs; 18th c. folding knife; Samurai sword blade w/wavy hamon, signed; French cavalry sword; Mameluke; Griswold Tenn. Confederate sword (old copy);
MILITARIA: Superb, complete 18th c. cased ship’s decanter / drink set with gilt bottles; Cased 19th c. “Officer’s Mess” kit with 4 drawers of English cutlery; Rare ½ plate Ambrotype photo Civil War soldier in uniform; 2 pair Civil War cavalry boots; Colonel Slocumb post CW cavalry jacket from Newport RI; Antique French painted metal drum with Napoleonic battles; 3 long military pikes; 100’s old framed Patriotic pinback buttons 1800’s to 1950’s incl GAR and WWI/II; Pair solid silver French cased 1865 presentation spurs; Elaborate Lord Nelson memorial carved ivory & scrimshaw mirror; Civil War Brig. General bronze patriotic memorial plaque for John Murray Corse 1835-93.
CLOCKS/LAMPS: Nautical related incl. 2 large Chelsea ship’s bells – bronze double-scroll mantle & mahogany shelf with 7.5” dial; About 16 large brass/copper ship’s lights and anchor lanterns; Hamilton cased ship’s chronometer; Silas Hoadley pillar & scroll with ships;
ORIENTAL RUGS: About 20 old & antique rugs incl. Sarouk, Caucasians, camel hair Serabs, Turkish prayer, Kazak, Shirvan, Hamadans. Also: 13 x 15 foot Nantucket hand embroidered wool picture rug.
FURNITURE: About 50 lots mostly 18th & early 19th century American furniture –fine chests, rare Long Island country pcs, Goddard & Townsend corner chair & Newport dressing table, Davenport desk, QA game table, camphorwood chests, 10 dine chairs & table, English tea table, Eldred Wheeler pcs
MISC: Rare 16th c. museum quality 33” Gothic carved ivory Madonna & Child figure; 1883 14k gold Sons of Am. Rev. pendant; Rare lock of G. Washington’s hair woven into gold ring with provenance; G. Wash. andirons; Superb ivory inlaid Anglo-Indian sewing box; 100’s old framed Patriotic pinback buttons 1800’s to 1950’s incl GAR; Old & antique weathervanes incl. rooster and cow; Frank Adams ship; wood eagle; zinc Am. Eagle, horse, sheet clipper ship & sailboat; Nantucket whirligigs; early brass posnit and pewter sundial; Rare 1896 patchwork signature fundraising quilt for soldiers & sailors orphans from LAS No. 28 S. of V. in Indiana; Old signs incl. Blacksmith, Cape Cod Sightseeing; etc.
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