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Sunday June 30, 2024 at 11am – In-person sale in Rehoboth & Online via Liveauctioneers.com & Invaluable.com.

review:  Live in Rehoboth: June 27-29th (Thurs/Fri/Sat.) from 10-4 pm & Sunday from 9-11 am – Telephone & Absentee bids welcome! Private appts too!

ARTWORK:  Robert E. Owen – Impressionist landscape in CT (ex Spanierman); Cape & Nantucket art by D.K. Beer, Milton Welt (2), Heather Braginton-Smith, Douglas Turner (2), L. Christopher, C. Rosser; 19th c. portrait of sea captain holding chart; Moreira Aguiar (3) Portuguese; Ben Nicholson; Jean P. Guyon; D.K. Gifford; Bryant Chapin; After El Greco – St. Martin & The Beggar; Chinese Export & whaling scenes; A. Addy – Salem ship; Sylva Fernandes – ship;

SILVER & JEWELRY & COINS:  Rare Moorish sterling tea set by Dom & Haff; Fine Polish classical jewel cask; Superb London 40 ozt cased tankard after 1675 in Kensington Museum; Gebelein sugar bowl; Kalo tray & Shiebler teapot; Asprey side-handled pot; Bremer Werkstatten Deco teapot; Portuguese vermeil bowl; Wm. Gale basket; 7 flatware sets incl. Tiffany “Richelieu”, Gorham “Buttercup”, “Strasbourg” & “Celeste”, R&B “Georgian Rose” more; Jewish silver cups; Many lots of hollowware & flatware; Tiffany wine coaster & Cartier items; Continental jewel chest;  JEWELRY: Several lots 10-18K jewelry - rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, cufflinks, pearls, many with gems; 18K Harvard medal; COINS:  Harrison & Hayes silver Presidential Peace medals w/trade beads; 28 boxes US silver commemorative coins; 20+ Morgan silver dollars, graded w/some errors; Gold coins;

NAUTICAL & DECOYS:  Old ship models incl. 4 ft schooner; Pr. Herreshoff sailboats, large Galleon, ship diorama, Vineyard schooner in case; Half-hull by M. Schwartz, Edgartown; Carved wood mermaid figurehead; Several scrimshaw whales teeth & Tambua; Sailor made whalebone items – 2 sets dominoes, game box, tobacco tampers, mini tools, etc; 6 Whale plaques; Walrus tusks; 4 Ship quarterboards; Portholes & ship lights; Astra IIIB sextant; DECOYS: Robert Elliston & B. Graves of IL; Chadwick Keyes of MV; Antique shorebirds & tinny birds.

ASIAN ITEMS: 2 pairs Chinese vases, Qing & Famille Rose dragons; 8 carved netsukes; 23” Famille Rose vase; 2 antique Tibetan Kapala skull vessels; Fine carved ivory genre plaque & Asian woman; 30 old snuff Chinese bottles (6 lots); Figural Chinese ivory chess set; Rose Medallion lots.  

CHINA & GLASS:  American Brilliant cut glass - rare Libbey Wedgemere pitcher, moon flask etc; Lalique “Mesanges” candlesticks; Ed Branson Arbor bowl; 3 dinner sets – Royal Worcester “Blue Dragon”, Bernardaud Limoges “Artois” and Ashworth Imari; Rosenthal dogs & Royal Copenhagen polar bears & Satyrs; Herend animals; 2 Sandwich double overlay oil lamps;

MILITARIA & CANES: Important Civil War presentation sword for Capt. Wellington Jones of PA Vol. Infantry by GW Simons w/commission; Model 1850 Infantry officer’s sword; War of 1812 cavalry sword sgd N. Starr; Large 34/36 star US C.W. era flag; C.W. rifle range telescope sgd. Bardou, Paris; Two 19th c. Colt pistols - Single Action Army 45 & Peacemaker revolver; 2 tiger maple Kentucky rifles by G. Goucher (NY) & Charles Raker (PA); Ottoman Yatagan short sword w/agate grip; Five 19th c. Turkish/N. African inlaid guns w/silver & ivory; American musket w/Ketland lock; Tower English flintlock pistol; Bowie & Fascine knife.  GERMAN & US WWII: Rare German WWII flags – NSDAP SS & SA Sturmfahne unit flag & Grafenwald Shooting Club; Armbands incl. Waffen SS; Banners & badges & patches & medals; Feldpost album w/soldier letters & postcards to  home; German daggers – Two NSKK, SS Police bayonet, Red Cross dagger, RAD Hewer, Hitler Youth; Hitler silver fork & knife. US flags incl 12 ft Civil War w/36 stars, US Army & Navy flags & more; Also: USMC Briddell machete; 2 bayonets RIA 1906 & USM8 by BM. CANES: Ca. 1600 Tomas Aiala Spanish sword cane; Indian sword cane; Sailor made whalebone canes; T. Evans of London telescope cane;  

BOOKS & MAPS: Rare maps - “Tierra Nueva” by Ruscelli 1561, “Exact Map of New England” by J. Lodge; 1588 “America Septentrionalis”; “Anglia, Scotia, Hibernia” by Mercator 1619; “Mapping of the Great Lakes in the Seventeenth Century” w/22 maps, 1989; 1853 Orange County VT map by Wallings; Carte de L’Asie 1744 by MA Boehm; BOOKS: Rare 1796 “Art of Sailmaking in Royal Navy” by T. Bensley; 1st Ed. “Yankee Whaler by Ashley”; “History of American Whale Fishery” 1876 by Starbuck; “A System of Mathematics” 1723 by Hodgson; Ltd Ed. “America in Maps” 1976 by Holmes;  Complete Works of Capt. John Smith; 20+ hardcovers on N. America & World maps; 3 Vol. History of Martha’s Vineyard; 1825 huge bible.

FURNITURE & RUGS:  Mid-century - Hansen after Wegner shell chairs (3), Eames/Miller rosewood lounge chair & ottoman, Miller after G. Nelson d/l dine table; 8 pcs antique highly inlaid Moroccan furniture; 18th C. Korean chest; Period tiger maple slant lid desk, 2 secretary’s, chests, etc; Period Boston Chippendale mahog. chair & serpentine inlaid Chipp. chest; N. Shore drop panel inlaid chest; 8 ft farm table; Sacks breakfront; Vict. outdoor iron furniture; RUGS: Nice selection of 30+ antique and vintage Oriental rugs in all sizes incl. 2 Oushak, 2 Chinese, Tabriz, Bidjar, 3 Kazak, Silk, Caucasian, 3 Heriz, 3 Sarouks and more!

NSTRUMENTS & MISC: CF Martin backpacker guitar; Gibson SG bass guitar; Japanese Asturia guitar; 19th c. cow weathervane; Vampire killing kit; Inlaid Hepplewhite knife boxes & 2 tea caddies; 2 Cairns fire helmets; 4 sewing birds; Vintage spurs; Collection of 45 records from 50’s/60’s; Statue of Liberty bronze; Old wood trade signs; Pr. triton silver overlay shells; LF&C coffee grinder; K. Kruse doll; Am. & English early pewter; 33” Lincoln plaster bust 1909 Boston Sculpture; Col. Williamsburg sundial;  42” salmon in shadowbox 1879; 8 ft. “Angler’s Den” wood fish trade sign. Walker Bay Inflatable dinghy 275R; 2 Old Towne Canoes.