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Sunday Oct. 2nd 2022 at 11am – Live! & Online via Liveauctioneers.com & Invaluable.com. Telephone & absentee bids available.

 Preview:  Rehoboth: Sept 29th & 30th & Oct. 1st (Thurs/Fri/Sat.) from 10-4 pm & Sunday Oct 2nd 9-11 & also by appointment.

FINE ART:   2 oils by James E Buttersworth - yacht races; 2 Louis Dodd historic marine oils – Nantucket ship in Hawaii & US Brig in Boston; Geo. Wharton Edwards - 35 x 45 Conn. covered bridge & sleigh; 4 China Trade of ships incl. 30 x 50 Hong Kong harbor; American clipper & Peacock steam ship oil; Graham Flight – Confederate ship Alabama; SS City of Key West sidewheeler; 8 Nantucket paintings by David Lazarus & 28 ass’d etchings; Fred Cozzens ships (2); T.G. Dutton; Harry Sunter 1886; Ludwig Schweiger; Stacy Tolman; C. Gordon Harris; A. Cirino; W. Morrell; J. Howes; Chas. Vermoskie (5); HE Tozer 1881; H. Thompson; Civil War ironclad battle;  WA Walker - Sharecroppers; HJ Peck; Wladimir Petroff – Sophia mosque Istanbul; Carl Muller;  PJ Loutherbourg II; John Hare; Hank Walker - hunt; A. Yaskil; J. Secor; Clausen portrait; Huge Chinese ancestral portrait w/14 figures; Pr. mini bronze fencers by Hagenauer Austria; 25” Cupid bronze.  PRINTS: Rare 1698 Eddy-Stone Lighthouse by Winstanley; Pr. Armstrong color litho’s of lifesaving scenes; Currier & Ives MA & RI steamship; 3 “Sperm Whaling/Arctic Whaling & Varieties” prints after Russell.   

NAUTICAL:  Important French bronze bell NAPOLEON – MARSEILLE likely from Palais du Pharo; 6 good half-hull models to 68”; 2 old tin ship medical boxes – Opium & Cocaine: Superb Robert Dollar dolphin-carved & painted USS Presidents ship sign; Antique ship figurehead of lady; 4 Ship models – HMS Horatio etc; 2 ship weathervanes by Frank Adams; 60 lb. ship’s wall telegraph sgd. C. Cory NY; Rare porthole from Confederate blockade runner Rob Roy (COA) plus 6 other bronze portholes; 2 sailor shell valentines; 3 British ship “woolie” pictures; 4 Ken Beckenhaupt whales; 8 antique eel spears; Whale harpoons;  Ship wheels, one w/bronze butler’s bell base; Sailor made bone-inlaid box; Fisherman & lighthouse doorstops;  Folk art wood mermaid in barrel; Several nautical charts – 1868 Atlantic by Simpson USN, 1895 Caribbee Islands, Ireland & English Channel 1894 by Imray, G. Eldridge 1905 Cape Henry to Mt Desert; 1750 Boston custom house ship document. 

SCRIMSHAW & RELATED:  Rare whale tooth chess set w/board; 8 foot Narwhal tusk; 15+ old whale teeth, many w/scrimshaw incl. 26 oz. Hawaiian hut, whaling, Pegasus, eagle-head, raw; 2 POW whalebone game boxes w/dominoes; Pr. scrimshaw musk ox horns w/sea animals; Reyes Nantucket basket w/whale; 6 pc. whalebone cordial set w/ships; whalebone sail rubber & pie crimper; Whalebone 15” seal figure; 13” whalebone needle; Pr. whale eardrums; 2 whale busks w/scrimshaw; Inuit kayaker sgd. J. Koluluk;

CLOCKS:  Fine group of clocks! Simon Willard inlaid tall clock, Aaron Willard bride’s mantle, & A. Willard Jr. banjo; Rare 4-foot E. Howard #1 wall regulator & 12” brass #69 marine clock: E. Stennes Experimental No. 5; 5 Chelsea ships clocks & barometer sets; Cartier Art Deco desk & travel clock; Movado Calendograph & other gold watches.

JEWELRY & SILVER:  Over 100 lots! Ephraim Brasher 18th C. American sugar urn; W. Kay London 1732 teapot; J. Carter 1770 English salver; 194 ozt. 6 pc Kentshire tea set; Ca 1820 Palmer classical coin teapot; Austrian Deco enamel box; G. Jensen presentation cup; Spratling brooch & martini pot; Gorham fancy bowl & tea set; Tiffany flatware incl. Beekman; Towle “Old Master” & Gorham “Strasbourg” & “Greenbrier” sets; 117 pc Wallace “Concord” flatware; Whiting Pompadour; Int’l Prelude teapot; Christofle flatware & pr. Sabatini vases.  JEWELS: 14K gold mesh purse & 2 charm bracelets; 14k gold Masonic medal, Hope Lodge, NJ 1945; Vera Wang diamond ring (retail $4K);  Many 14K rings, brooches, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, etc. w/gems; 14K gold Longines watch & Movado Calendograph watch; Southwest silver jewelry – 3 concha belts, cuff bracelets, rings; 18th C. buckles; Chinese jade necklaces; Pearl & gold jewelry.

ASIAN & NATIVE AMERICAN: 2 antique Chinese rank badges - military w/panther & civilian purse; Fine Chinese silk robe w/cranes; Huge Chinese ancestral portrait; Chinese Imperial Bird & Canton dinner ware & Green Fitzhugh set; Hindu painted cloth Pichwai; 9 signed Chinese rice bowls; Antique Chinese jars; Portable Chinese temple; 2 Balinese bride’s headdresses; 16” Imari punchbowl; NATIVE: Rare NW Coast cedar carved bird staff & Tlingit whalebone figural dagger; Algonquin wood drum; Several Zuni fetishes; Papua New Guineau shell necklace; Inuit kayak by J. Koluluk;  Inuit scrimshaw musk ox horns; more.


 Fine period incl. Newport tilt table; MA & RI bow front chests; QA 1750 drop leaf table; PA tall chest; No. Shore MA Federal card table; QA cherry highboy; QA corner chair; Folding cellarette; N.E. Chippendale Desk; Steer horn hall tree; Inlaid mahog. Baltimore / NY chest; Nantucket sea captain desk; 6 pcs mini furniture & sales samples; Anglo-Indian 3-part campaign secretary; MacKenzie-Child’s stool; Antique beds; 18 drawer apothecary chest; more. ORIENTAL RUGS; 40 rugs – fine quality, antique, some signed – Heriz, Bidjar, Caucasian, Sarouks, etc.  

MILITARIA & CANES: Rev. War sword for British Sgt. Henry Hypp who died in Battle of Bunker Hill 1775 (w/provenance); 1872 Thompson NY signed prototype cannon model & 33 inch 12 gauge cannon; Presentation grade Civil War Model 1850 sword by Horstmann; German lion head sword; Sharp’s 1852 carbine; 2 Springfield C.W. muskets; Tiger maple Kentucky rifle; Harold Knapp & Major Rogers WWI field equip & medals; WWII Signal Corps tank radio; Red Cross & Nazi Kriegsmarine flags; Luftwaffe hat; 3 WWII Star of David ghetto armbands.  CANES: Gadget canes incl. Lincoln top hat; flute; vinaigrette; whistle; flick dagger; sword; gun cane; Sailor made – whalebone captain’s & whale tooth handle; Also ivory parrot & dog head; fist & snake;  Minot’s Light 1851; 14k gold; etc.

MISC:  49” gilt wood eagle sculpture & Am. eagle plaques; 2 wood liquor barrels – Lowenbrau & Jack Daniels; Rare wood & copper fish weathervane sgd. J. Dean 1869; Antique jockey on horse weathervane; 1872 Nathan Thompson NY signed bronze prototype cannon; Rare pressed trade tobacco, Lenin era Russian; Hartmann Belting leather deluxe attache; 1797 Sampler; 1840 Maine paint decor box; Antique Medusa door knocker; Coca-Cola cooler; Over 50 antique wood tools, many signed (sold in lots); Nantucket baskets, one by Jose Reyes; D. Calla Shaker box by Orleans Carpenters; Piece of Lincoln Rail 1896; Bronze frog statue; Sandwich green overlay banquet lamp; 3 antique coverlets, 2 signed; Buffalo hide buggy blanket; Black Labrador andirons by Liberty of St. Louis; 5 Amish iron garden ornaments;