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522     WORLD WAR I PATRIOTIC EMBROIDERY. A
contract between the Masters and sailors on the “General Berry”,
outlining wages and code of conduct, describing the vessel’s
planned voyage. Signed by all shipping out. Framed 26 x 20
inches.




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                                                                   523     SILK NEEDLEWORK. By Samuel William Corkey,
                                                                   in memory of a cruise in the Philippines depicting an American
                                                                   Eagle with furled flags and the Ship S.S. “Patrick Henry.” 21 x 18
                                                                   inches.




                              523




524    WATERCOLOR TITLED “BALTIMORE CLIPPER.”
15 x 20 inches, sight.




                                                                                                  524




                                                                   525     BOURNE, THE SHIP “CITY HANKOW.” Watercolor
                                                                   on paper, 15 x 25 inches. The three masted ship at sea with a
                                                                   steamer in the background. Title, artist and date on the mat and
                                                                   signed “Bourne 1899, Albany, WA” l.r.
                                                                   Est: $1,200 - $1,800




                              525
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                                                  526     RARE ABRAHAM LINCOLN SIGNED
                                                  “FOUR LANGUAGE” OR “PASSPORT”
                                                  SHIPPING PAPER FOR THE AMERICAN
                                                  WHALE SHIP YOUNG PHENIX OF NEW
                                                  BEDFORD. Dated May 14, 1864. Printed in
                                                  French, English, Spanish and Dutch; with the
                                                  seal of United States and countersigned by the
                                                  Secretary of State, William H. Seward. Image size
                                                  15 ½ x 20 inches.
                                                  Est: $12,000 - $18,000




                                    526




527     A N D R EW J AC K S O N S I G N E D
“FOUR LANGUAGE” OR “PASSPORT”
SHIPPING PAPER FOR THE AMERICAN
WHALE SHIP AMAZON OF FAIRHAVEN.
Dated June 12, 1833. The Amazon was part of
the “stone fleet” which was sunk off Charleston
in 1861. Image size 15 ½ x 20 inches.
Est: $2,000 - $2,500




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                              528                                                                   529



528  MARTIN VAN BUREN SIGNED SHIP’S PASSAGE                          530     TWO BROADSIDES OF MARITIME AND MILITARY
FOR THE WHALE SHIP “SUSAN” OF NANTUCKET,                             INTEREST. The first for the “H.H. and D.L. (Hingham, Hull
DECEMBER 1, 1837. 15 x 11 inches, sight.                             and Downer’s Landing) Steamboat Company... Rowe’s Wharf,
                                                                     Boston... 1889” With illustration of the sidewheel steamer “Gov.
                                                                     Andrews,” frame size 21 ½ x 15 inches; the second for a “Pic-nic
529     MARINE DOCUMENT. SHIP “GENERAL BERRY”                        and Cotillion” for the Washington Continental Guard aboard the
1855. Oil on canvas, 22 x 36 inches. Signed Wm. Staples and          Steamer “May Queen” August 28, 1860, New York, frame size 13 x
dated 1908, l.l. Depicting sail and steamships near a busy harbor,   9 inches. First illustrated.
possibly New York.

                                                                     531    THE STEAM SHIP PRESIDENT. Handcolored aquatint,
                                                                     engraved by R.G. & A.W. Reeve, after S. Walters, published by
                                                                     Samuel Walters, Liverpool. Frame size 27 x 35 inches.




                 530                                   530                                                531

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                                                            532-540


532     CONTINENTAL CARVED COCONUT CANTEEN                        537  SCRIMSHAW WHALE’S TOOTH ENGRAVED WITH
WITH CAT’S FACE AND PANELS OF BUILDINGS, FLORAL                   SAILOR AND FLAG. Length 6 ⅛ inches.
BASKET, AND CLASPED HANDS BENEATH GRAPES;
TOGETHER WITH A SOUTH PACIFIC TAPA CLOTH
TABLE COVER WITH SCROLLING MOTIF. The coconut                     538    WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN INLAID PIE
face with bead eyes.                                              CRIMPER AND FORK. Length 8 ½ inches. Together with
                                                                  another example. (2)

533     NINETEENTH CENTURY PANBONE SCRIMSHAW
PORTRAIT OF A VICTORIAN WOMAN WITHIN A                            539    SCRIMSHAW WHALE’S TOOTH DECORATED
DRAPERY ENCLOSURE. 6 ½ X 4 ½ inches.                              WITH A YOUNG WOMAN READING A LETTER. Length 6
                                                                  ½ inches.
Est: $400 - $600

                                                                  540     WOODEN CLUB SHAPED IN THE FORM OF A
534     SCRIMSHAW BALEEN OVAL BOX. The cover                      SEED POD. The ovoid head continuing to a tapered handle.
elaborately incised with trees flanking a neoclassical column,    Overall length 28 inches.
behind a cast-iron fence and beneath a branch spray. Length 6 ¾
inches.
Est: $300 - $500

535  SAILOR MADE BALEEN AND WOOD CIRCULAR
DITTY BOX WITH ELABORATELY CARVED AND
PIERCED LAP JOINTS. Diameter 5 ½ inches.

536  THREE SAILOR MADE OBJECTS INCLUDING A
PAINTED WOOD WHALE, A BONE SEAM RUBBER, AND
A BONE PULLEY. Length of first 12 inches.




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541     HAWAIIAN ‘LEI NIHO PALOA’ WHALE IVORY
PENDANT IN OLD PATINA. Height 1 ¾ inches. Mounted in a
wood stand.The Lei Niho Paloa, carved from a sperm whale’s tooth,
was worn by high ranking men or women as an emblem of status.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000




                                                                                            541




                                                                    542     WORDEN WOOD, THE SCHOONER
                                                                    “ALOHA” AT HONOLULU. Watercolor on paper, 12
                                                                    x 16 inches. Signed Worden Wood and dated ‘31 l.r.




                                 542




543     SEALERS TRAPPED IN ICE. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36
inches. Ship wrecked on the ice with a second ship burning in the
distance. Sealers in lifeboats.
Est: $2,500 - $3,500




                                                                                          543
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                                                                   544     WALTER FRANKLIN LANSIL (AMERICAN 1846-
                                                                   1925). LITTLE GOOD HARBOR BEACH, 1876. Oil on
                                                                   canvas, 11 x 22 inches. Signed “W.F. Lansil” l.r. Titled, signed
                                                                   and dated “Little Good Harbor Beach/ Gloucester, Mass./ W.F.
                                                                   Lansil/ 1876” on reverse.




                               544




545    J.S. POLAND ROCKY COASTAL SCENE. Watercolor
and pastel on paper, 16 x 27 inches, sight. Signed “J.S. Poland”
and dated 1881, l.r.




                                                                                                 545




                                                                   546    GEORGE HENRY SMILLIE (AMERICAN 1848-
                                                                   1921). GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. Oil on canvas.
                                                                   15 ½ x 24 inches. Signed “Geo. H. Smillie - N.Y.” l.l.




                               546




547     PARKER S. PERKINS (AMERICAN 1862-1942)
ROUGH SEA. Oil on canvas, depicting waves crashing onto the
rocky shore. Signed Parker S. Perkins, l.r. 25 x 30 inches.




                                                                                                 547
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548     DAVID CLAYPOOL JOHNSON (AMERICAN 1799-
1865). SHIP WRECK ON A ROCKY COAST. Watercolor on
paper, 6 ¾ x 9 ¼ inches, sight. Initialed “DCJ” l.l.
Provenance: Ex-collection of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence A.
Fleischman.




                                                                                                  548




                                                                    549     TWENTIETH CENTURY COPY OF AN EARLY
                                                                    WATERCOLOR OF THE FRIGATE “ESSEX”. Watercolor on
                                                                    paper, 13 x 18 inches.




                             549




550     STORMY SEA. IN THE MANNER OF TURNER.
Charcoal heightened with white on paper, 6 ¾ x 9 ½ inches,
sight. The reverse with gallery label for the Pulitzer Gallery,
London, reading “Catalogue No. 95: December 1958 Exhibition/
Gallery Number: 818/NH.”




                                                                                                  550




                                                                  551     CLEMENT DREW (AMERICAN 1806-1889). NIGHT
                                                                  STORM OFF MINOT’S LIGHT. Oil on academy board, 9 x 12
                                                                  inches. Signed “C. Drew” l.r. and titled, signed and dated 1884 on
                                                                  the reverse.




                             551
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                                                           552   GORDON GRANT (AMERICAN 1875-1962). A
                                                           CLIPPER SHIP. Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches. Signed
                                                           “Gordon Grant,” l.l.




                               552




553     YACHTS RACING. Oil on board, 12 x 16 inches.
Signed D.McK.
Est: $2,200 - $3,200




                                                                                      553




                                                           554     C.J.A. WILSON (AMERICAN 1880-1921) TWO
                                                           CLIPPER SHIPS. Watercolor on paper, 16 x 19 inches. Signed
                                                           C.J. A. Wilson, l.r.




                               554




555    THE BARK “CARIE WYMAN” PASSING A
LIGHTHOUSE. Watercolor on paper. Indistinctly signed and
dated 189_, l.r.




                                                                                      555
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556     FRANK THURLO (AMERICAN 1828-
1913). PLUM ISLAND RIVER AND MARSHES,
NEWBURYPORT. Watercolor on paper, 3 ¾ x 10
inches. Signed “Thurlo” l.l.



                                                                                     556




                                                              557     GRANVILLE PERKINS (AMERICAN 1830-1895).
                                                              SAILING THE “MARY OF GARAIBI.” Watercolor on
                                                              paper, 11 x 28 ½ inches. Signed l.l.



                                    557




558      CRINO- ITALIAN FISHING BOATS. Pair
of oils on board, the first depicting fisherman at sea, the
second fisherman leaving the harbor. Signed Crino and
dated 1873 l.r., the smaller signed Crino l.r., the larger.
7 x 15 inches.



                                                                                     558




                                                              559      DIORAMA OF THE WHITECLIFFS OF DOVER
                                                              WITH BRITISH BATTLESHIPS. The five ship set in a
                                                              plaster sea with a painted background of the White Cliffs and
                                                              a squadron of fighter planes in the sky. The frame is set with
                                                              brass stars. 11 x 24 x 6 ½ inches.




                                   559



560    ALEXANDER HARRISON (AMERICAN 1853-1930).
WIDE HORIZON. Oil on canvas, 20 x 60 inches. Signed “A.
Harrison” l.l.




                                                                                        560

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                               561     SAILOR-MADE RED PAINTED AND DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH
                               BECKET HANDLES. Rectangular with hinged lid centering a yellow 6-point starflower
                               within a blue circle, lifting to reveal a well, the case sides with applied trapezoidal battens
                               carved and painted with yellow diamonds each centering a square, each securing a becket.
                               Fitted with iron lock, the hinges stamped “James” and “400.” Height 13 inches, top 13 ½ x 19
                               inches.

                               562     CARVED AND PAINTED PLAQUE FROM A STEAMBOAT WITH THE COAT-
                               OF-ARMS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Height 21 inches.
                               Est: $1,200 - $1,600

                               563     ADMIRALTY STYLE CASED MODEL OF THE BRIG “WALBORG.” The hull of
                               planked construction using maple below the waterline and ebony above, the hull with applied
                               keel and rudder, the bow with carved ivory figurehead and nameboards with “Walborg” in
                               gold lettering. Details on the multi-level main deck include ivory ship’s wheel, skylight with
                               brass protecting rods, windlass, etc. The model is supported by two metal scrolled supports
                               and brass fittings, the glass case with brass frame on a bird’s eye maple plinth, raised on turned
                               ebony feet. Height overall 15 5/8 inches, length 35 ½ inches, width 12 inches.
                               Est: $10,000 - $15,000

                               564     IMPORTANT METALLIC LIFEBOAT MODEL MADE BY JOSEPH FRANCIS
                               (1801-1893). Made from stamped metal with original painted decoration, the metal seatback
                               at the stern painted “Adriatic”, each side of the model inscribed “Francis’ Patent Metallic
                               Lifeboat”, displayed in a modern brass bound glass case. Length of model, 27 inches, case 9
                               inches x 32 ½ inches x 11 inches.It is believed “Adriatic” refers to the Collins Line side wheel
                               steamer”Adriatic”, and that this model was used to promote Francis’ metallic lifeboat for use
                               on that ship.Joseph Francis became famous as the inventor of the corrugated metal lifeboat for
                               which he was first granted a patent in 1845. His boats were used world wide for both lifesaving
                               stations and ships. He also wrote “The History of Lifesaving Appliances” in 1885.
                               Est: $3,500 - $5,000

                               565     CASED MODEL OF THE TUG “ALBERT.” The carved and painted tug depicted
                               with a black hull and red cabin upon a stormy sea.

               570             566      HOOKED RUG DEPICTING SAILING SHIP AND SEAGULLS. Decorated with
                               stars, ship’s wheels and globes. 26 x 48 inches.
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567     WORKING HARPOON WITH ORIGINAL
WOODEN HANDLE AND MANILA ROPE. Length 79
inches.

568    WROUGHT-IRON HARPOON WITH ROPE LOOP.
Length 37 inches.

569 WHALING BLADE OR SCRAPER WITH ORIGINAL
HANDLE. Length 52 inches.                                               571

570      THOMAS B. WORTH (AMERICAN 1834-1917).
BLACK BEARD, THE PIRATE. Oil on mahogany panel, 13
3/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Initialed “TW” l.r. and inscribed in ink on
reverse “Painted by Thomas Worth.”
Est $1,200-$1,600

571     INTRICATELY INLAID BOX WITH A STEPPED
LID. The box has banding of a two-toned diamond pattern
alternating with a rectangular pattern. On the lid and sides are        572
panels with an inlay of architectural style oval and fan shapes. The
corners of all sides and lid are set off by Moravian stars. Together
with a thorn cane with a woven rope grip. Top of box 9 x 5 ½
inches. (3)

572     WHALEBONE NEEDLECASE. In the form of a furled
parasol, with the handle terminating in a closed fist finial. The
handle unscrews to reveal the needles. Length 4 inches.

573     GROUP OF FOUR SAILOR’S IMPLEMENTS.
Includes a wood and bone awl, leather and baleen “sailmaker’s
palm”, a bone fid, and an iron grout scraper. Length of longest 13
inches.
Provenance: Glen Sparrows’ great-grandfather Timothy Sparrow
of Orono, Maine, was in the Union Navy.
                                                                       573-574
574     RAZOR WITH WHALEBONE HANDLE IN CHIP-
CARVED WOOD BOX. The handle marked “1912,” the box
with sliding lid. Length 8 inches.
Provenance: Frank Fraser was a fisherman in Gloucester before he
moved to Portsmouth. He was born in Nova Scotia and died in
1920.

575     PRIMITIVE WHALING SCENE. Oil on canvas, 25 x
39 inches. Four ships set amongst icebergs with whalers in dories.
Est: $800 - $1,200




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                                                                   576     WATERCOLOR OF AN ENGLISH SAIL AND
                                                                   STEAM PADDLEWHEELER OFF THE COAST. Signed
                                                                   “J.S.M. 1890”. Watercolor on paper, 14 ¾ x 21 ½ inches.




                               576



577     JAMES BRADE SWORD (AMERICAN 1829-1915).
SEASCAPE. Oil on academy board, 14 x 20 inches. Signed and
dated “J.B. Sword ‘82” l.r.




                                                                                              577




                                                                   578  D.A. FISHER (AMERICAN 1867-1940). SUNSET
                                                                   SHORE. Oil on board, 14 x 23 ½ inches. Signed “D.A. Fisher”
                                                                   l.l.




                               578

579     VIEW OF FORT GARRY, MANITOBA, CANADA,
1869. Oil on board, 12 x 18 ½ inches. Inscribed and dated
“Fort Garry 1869,” l.r. and initialed “L.M.S.” l.l.Situated at
the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers in what is
present day Winnipeg. Fort Garry was a center of the fur trade
in the Canadian northwest. It had been a Hudson Bay Company
trading post until 1869-70, when it was seized by Louis Riel and
his Metis followers.
Est: $300 - $500




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580     ANTONIO DE SIMONE (ITALIAN C.1850-1920).
THE BRITISH STEAM YACHT “KETHAILES” OFF
NAPLES. Gouache on paper, 15 1/2 x 25 inches. Identified l.l.
and signed “De Simone” l.r. With label of R. Jackson, Liverpool,
on reverse.




                                                                                               580




                                                                   581     ALFRED THOMPSON BRICHER (AMERICAN
                                                                   1837-1908). SEASCAPE WITH ROCKS. Pen and ink wash on
                                                                   paper, 4 x 7 ¼ inches, sight. Initialed “ATB” l.r




                              581




582    RICHARD HAYLEY LEVER (AMERICAN 1876-
1958). TWO SAILBOATS AT ANCHOR. Oil on board, 6 x 9
¼ inches. Signed “Hayley Lever” l.l.




                                                                                               582




                                                                   583      GEORGE OYSTEN. THE COAST. Watercolor on
                                                                   paper, 7 ½ x 10 ½ inches.Signed George Oysten and dated 1915
                                                                   l.l. Label on reverse reads “Goobrington, Torbay, Paignton.”




                              583
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                                                                  584-588
584    MODERN PAINTED WHIRLIGIG OF A SAILOR IN                          588     WHIMSICAL CARVED WOOD PLAQUE OF
BLACK PEAKED HAT AND WAISTCOAT WITH WHITE                               SAILOR, SMOKING A PIPE. The glass eyes illuminate, and
BELLBOTTOM TROUSERS. Signed “Diane Sylor, 1995.”                        the pipe bowl glows. Height 9 inches, width 8 inches, depth 5 ½
Height of figure 19 inches.                                             inches.

585    MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF REAR ADMIRAL W.S.                          589     CARVED AND PAINTED RUDDY DUCK DECOY.
SCHLEY, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR NAVAL HERO, WITH                           Carved with head turned to side, in brown, black and white paint
AUTOGRAPH AND AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF “SCHLEY                               with grey bill, mounted with glass eyes. Length 11 ½ inches.
AND SANTIAGO.” Watercolor on ivory, in oval brass frame 2
⅞ x 2 ⅛ inches. The book by George E. Graham, published by
Home Publishing Company, circa 1901, 484 pp. with illustrations         590     BRASS AND GLASS SHIP’S LANTERN. The inverted
and handwritten tribute to the author by Schley.                        bell-form font mounted in a gimbaled frame and fitted with a clear
                                                                        glass hurricane shade, the backplate cast with anthemion leaftips.
                                                                        Height 16 inches.
586     AMERICAN WHITE OPAQUE GLASS PICTURE
DEPICTING THE “S.S. BORDERER,” POSSIBLY MT.
WASHINGTON GLASS WORKS. Painted in the center with                      591    A SHIP IN DISTRESS. Oil on canvas, 15 ½ x 26 inches.
a ship in rough seas, within a life ring inscribed “S.S. Borderer,”
against crossed flags and a floral spray; framed. Plaque sight 10 ½ x   592     PAIR OF ITALIAN VIEWS OF THE BAY OF NAPLES,
8 ½ inches.                                                             NINETEENTH CENTURY. Each gouache on paper, 12 x 17
                                                                        inches. Framed. One with remnants of label inscribed “Napoli da
587    THREE SAILOR-MADE WOOD AND WHALEB0NE                             Posilipo.”
ROLLING PINS. The first fruitwood alternating with inlaid
ebony strips, the ends capped with bone, with elongated turned          593     D.A. FISHER (AMERICAN 1867-1940). COTTAGES
handles, length 16 inches. The second, exotic wood and bone, the        ON A COASTAL INLET. Watercolor on paper, 9 ½ x 16 ½
tapering ends fitted with bone incised with rings and knopped           inches, sight. Signed “D.A. Fisher: and dated 1909, l.l.
handles, length 15 ¾ inches. The third, with ebony roller and bone
caps and elongated knopped bone handles, length 16 ¼ inches.




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                                                                   596



                              595




594     PAIR OF SMALL CHINA TRADE PAINTINGS
OF BRITISH SAIL AND STEAM SHIPS. Portraying the
“Wairarapp” and the “Guthrie.” Each oil on canvas, 10 ½ x 14 ½
inches.

595    THEODORE ROBINSON (AMERICAN 1852-1896).
SKETCH OF THE DECK OF THE S.S. LA BOURGOGNE
AND A SKETCHBOOK OF THE ARTIST’S. Pencil on paper,
6 ¼ x 9 ¾ inches, sight. Identified and dated “21 Mai 1892” l.r.
The leatherbound sketchbook containing four pencil sketches, 7     597
x 10 ¾ inches.
Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York.

596    CAPT. HEREFORD, HMS “AMPHITRITE.”
Watercolor, 7 x 14 inches dated 1905. The underlying drawing
done by a midshipman, Harry Hand. Label on reverse.

597  CHROMOLITHOGRAPH OF THE “WASHINGTON
IRVING”, HUDSON RIVER DAY LINE. Medium folio.

598     M E C H A N I C A L D R AW I N G S O F M A R I N E
ENGINES. Ink, wash. A triptych of three views of the engines
drawn to scale. 16 x 32 inches                                     598
Est: $700 - $1,000

599      GROUP OF ELEVEN CARVED AND PAINTED
VAN RYPER SHIP MODELS, VINEYARD HAVEN
MASSACHUSETTS. All of these ‘table-top’ models are
accurate renditions of ships contemporaneous to the era. The
lot is accompanied by two 1936 catalogs and other Van Ryper
documentation. Length of longest 14 ½ inches.




                                                                   599
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                               600                                                            601

600 PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL IN BONNET,                           601     AT THE READY: POINTER ON THE BOW OF
WHITE DRESS AND RED SASH. Watercolor and gouache                  A BOAT. Oil on canvas, 16 x 13 inches. Signed and dated
on paper, 9 x 7 inches, sight.                                    indistinctly “E. Pol-,” l.r. The reverse with gift inscription on
                                                                  stretcher.




                               602                                                             603
602    GEORGE I. NELSON CANADIAN SHORE OF                         603     THE YOUNG SAILOR’S LESSON: DUTCH
LAKE ERIE. Oil on board 19 x 12 inches. Signed George I.          SAILOR AND HIS FAMILY. Oil on canvas, 11 ¾ x 9 ½
Nelson and dated 1904, l.r. Also on reverse with title, in gilt   inches. Signed indistinctly “D.J. de Bru--” l.r.
frame.

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