Excellent Estates Auction
Featuring Nautical & Scrimshaw; Canes & Harpoons; Militaria;
Fabergé Silver & Jewelry; Fine Art; Furniture & Rugs; etc.
Saturday, September 29th at 11 am
Sale held under the tent (rain or shine)
380 Winthrop St. (Rt. 44) Rehoboth MA
Wed. thru Fri. 9/26-9/28 from 10 am to 4 pm;
Sat. 9 to 11 am
ARTWORK: ca. 1800 Rhode Island ship portrait “Hope” w/captain Rodman’s fire bucket & original 1797 ship passport for the “Hope” signed by President Geo. Washington; 2 rare folk art painted Baltimore screens of whaling ships; Geo. McCord – fine marine; JG Tyler; ca. 1840 American portraits of Macombers & Southern folk art oil of girl holding bird & rattle; John Leslie Breck – Giverny impressionist oil; John Sharman – NH mtns.; 1912 steam ferry oil signed Dawson; Robert H. Logan (5 seascapes); Chauncey Adams; V. Vincelet; 1885 primitive ship “Vergon”; G. Peron; Salvatore Colacicco – 2 of ships; CD Cahoon; Harold Brett; 20th C. Western bronzes & paintings by J. Young, D. Garrett, W. David, S. Woods, G. Morton; Kate Hiddleston 1996 bronze girl on pedestal; David Breeden – 2 abstract sculptures; Delier – bronze whales; 1870 Bufford litho after Russell “Sperm Whaling and it’s Varieties”; 18th C. Balch Providence sampler; 1847 Bingham engraving “Jolly Flat Boat Men”; 1871 Stonewall Jackson print by Bradley; 2 pop lithographs by Ronnie Cutrone.
NAUTICAL: Superb 6 ft. 19th C. carved wood eagle ship’s figurehead; 2 ship’s chronometers; whale bone canes; whale’s teeth incl. scrimshaw Hawaiian & huge bull whale; 1857 ship “Seawind” scrimshaw ball; ivory jagging wheels; lots of whale bone implements; Pair 19th C. 13 ft. “Windber” ship trailboards; antique sternboards; ship models & half hulls; early Liverpool octant; several telescopes; large spotting scope on tripod; 2 ship binnacles & telegraphs; sailor valentine; 1854 Martha’s Vineyard chart; 2 large carved wood eagle plaques; 2 Baltimore whaling ship screen paintings; antique telescope on stand.
HARPOONS: Several 19th C. including Arctic single & double fluke, experimental, Temple toggle; blubber scraper; barrel stamp for ship “Wm. Matheson;” large iron tri pot & ship anchor; Mason’s American Marine china lot; antique sailor clothing.
MILITARIA: Nice group! Rare Ft. Hope NY scrimshaw powder horn 1811; ca. 1800 New England provisions scrimshaw horn; JC Franklin Confederate letters 1861. American flags: 13 star naval flag c. 1870, Civil War Confederate reunion flags; 38 star flag 1877; Confederate letters from 1861; more. Uniforms: CW dress coat RI militia; Two PA militia coats w/eagle buttons; Pre CW Georgia coat; Two CW kepis incl. VT GAR & GA shako; Swords: Two US Naval officer’s w/eagle pommels ca. 1830; Superb Span-Am. era 3 star general sword; 3 Civil War; Naval Academy in case; Nazi officer’s sword & Hewer dagger & Luftwaffe sword; Masonic swords. Guns: tiger maple Kentucky rifle signed. Langdon; L. Lazarino 1700 Italian flintlock; Davis Deluxe shotgun; 2 US Springfield; 18th C. pocket pistol; Accessories: WWII helmets incl. German Luftschutz & Stahlhelm & tanker; Nazi tank rangefinder; Japanese WWII trench scope; Nazi medal & felt cap; 19th C. whale bone billy club. Five antique bowie knives incl coffin hilt; 10 ass’d knives – Schrade; Montana; 1840 fighting knife.
CANES: Fine group about 20 antique canes incl. rare folk art Civil War painted wood cane w/carved dates, flags, cannons, badges; folk art wood puzzle cane & alligator cane w/hand shake; superb sword cane & dagger cane; Woodland Indians 82” carved staff w/heads; carved whale bone & ivory; figural canes; Fabergé bulldog cane handle w/inset jewels; whale bone billy club.
JEWELRY & SILVER: Fabergé silver & enamel kovsh by Sokolov; silver & enamel scent bottle; Holmstrom onyx dog w/inset jewels; silver honey jar by Khlebnikov; Fabergé dog cane handle w/jewels in box; Set 12 large enamel Russian spoons; J. Rappoport Russian silver helmet vessel; Russian silver small baboon figure; Tiffany flatware svc for 8 in Flemish; Tiffany boxes & 18k gold watch; 14k gold pocket watch by Beguelin & early pw by Markwick London; other solid gold watches; Boris Romanoff cigarette cases; 38 oz. silver tea kettle & 22 oz Tiffany tray; hollowware and flatware lots; DAR gold medal for Rockefeller; Masonic gold medal; Many lots gold & silver & Victorian costume jewelry.
FURNITURE & RUGS: Superb Victorian walnut carved canopy bed w/angels; Miniature Penn. painted Blanket chest; Period Chippendale desk, chest, Phila. tilt-top table, wing chair; Federal Sofa; Attr. Rawson RI table; 5 camphorwood chests; 4 sea captain chests; pair. collector’s cabinets; Chipp. Highboy, lowboy & testor bed; 6 dining chairs & table; rosewood turtle table; Pr. fancy bronze rail car stools & Pr. 1950s lucite stools; Pr. rosewood elephant-form chairs; 20 old Oriental rugs incl. antique blue Heriz; Caucasians; silk Tabriz; Kazaks; Serab; Bokhara; Navajo rugs; more.
MISC: 1964 MGB Roadster convertible, low miles, barn find; Important signed Geo. Washington ship passport 1797; Pres. McKinley 1901 signed postal appt; 1825 Violin signed. Joannes Maria Valenzano, Roma & 2 other violins incl. J. Steiner; Fancy 19th C. silver fire trumpet, Pittsfield belt, & Cairns leather fire helmet; RI Balch sampler dated 1790s; Pr. fancy bronze rail car stools; Set 4 Art Deco Mills slot machines from 5 to 50 cents; early NE map by J. Van Kevlen; 10 ft. Wrigley Field Cubs sign; 5 old American flags; 4 Chelsea ship’s clocks; Navajo rugs, Acoma pot and early Chinese pots ca. 1200; huge quartz crystal on stand; Scalamandre coverlet & pillows; Hampshire A&C pottery lamp; Coates spool cabinet; Louis Vuitton early steamer wardrobe; two 1854 gold pieces; Old Mobil Pegasus enamel sign; Antique Test Your Love carnival game, oak cabinet.
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