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1880s Onion Porch Lantern Rustic Caged Globe Cabin-Modern Nautical Bubble Lamp
Located in Washington, DC
Nice antique onion lantern, unknown maker. A wonderful rustic decor for tabletop or hanging. Sold as a prop for decor only, the function of the oil canister is unknown and untested.
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Late 19th Century Victorian Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Glass

19th Century Sea Captain's Tea Caddy
Located in Nantucket, MA
Early 19th century sea captain's tea caddy, circa 1830, made of coramandel wood gathered in the Spice Islands China Trade, with sailor's grommet-spliced rope becket handles. The inte...
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Early 19th Century Regency Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Vintage Midcentury Clam Shack Menu Board, circa 1940s
Located in Nantucket, MA
Vintage midcentury clam shack menu board, circa 1940s, a hand painted on Masonite panel sign from "Andy's New Yorker Restaurant," an old clam shack that delightfully featured all of ...
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1940s Mid-Century Modern Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Masonite

Whaling Seascape on Wooden Panel
Located in Nantucket, MA
Folk Art whaling seascape on wooden panel, unsigned. An 18th century carved pine raised panel from an architectural frieze, cupboard or possibly a sea chest lid, decorated with a lat...
Category

1980s Folk Art Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Pine

Maine Folk Art Model of a Friendship Sloop, circa 1940s
Located in Nantucket, MA
Early vintage Maine Folk Art Model of a Friendship Sloop, circa 1940s, a handmade scratch-built plank on frame model of the iconic cutter rigged sloop hailing from Friendship, Maine....
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1940s Folk Art Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Pine

Thomas Willis Silk Embroidered Yacht Seascape, circa 1890
By Thomas Willis
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique silk embroidered yacht portrait by Thomas Willis (1850-1925), depicting the schooner-rigged racing yacht America, the winner of the 1851 America's Cup Race. This was the very...
Category

1890s Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Canvas, Silk

Vintage Nautical Table Lamp with Patinated Brass Boat Propeller Base
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Impressive nautical table lamp composed of a nylon rope wrapped stem anchored by a vintage boat propeller, (circa 1970s, USA). Accents and propeller are brass, and the propeller show...
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1970s Folk Art Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

American Bronze Whale Tail Doorknocker
Located in Chicago, IL
A beautiful sculptural mid-20th century American cast bronze whale tail doorknocker with a heavy hand and a wonderful patina.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Nautical Objects

Materials

Bronze

Chain Decorative Object Hanging Sculpture Walnut, Fir, Concrete, Resin -In stock
By Noble Goods
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Magically intermixing two types of solid wood, cast concrete and cast resin, this one-of-a-kind, large-scale hanging chain sculpture is a beautiful contemporary update to traditional...
Category

2010s Organic Modern American Nautical Objects

Materials

Concrete

Tools from a 19th Century Waling Vessel
Located in New York, NY
A group of 19th century whaling tools Including a boring tool, blubber scraper 3 gaffs Decorative, tools for nautical wall hanging.
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19th Century American Classical Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Iron

19th Century Folk Art Fish Weather Vane
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th Century Folk Art Fish Weather Vane. A carved in-the-round wooden fish weather vane, likely from a fish shanty in the late 19th century, with carved detail to the mouth, eyes, gi...
Category

Late 19th Century Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Folk Art Ship Model
Located in Doylestown, PA
A naive Folk Art ship model in carved wood with fabric sails and elaborate rigging, American, circa 1900.
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Carved and Gilded Striped Bass Weather Vane
Located in Nantucket, MA
Folk Art carved and gilded striped bass weather vane by George Combs, 1996. A solid carved wooden bass with deeply incised scales and tail, applied metal dorsal, pectoral and anal fi...
Category

1990s Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Metal

Antique 19th Century Architectural Mold for a Ships Engine
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Antique architectural mold in the form of a wheel. All handmade and entirely intact. Can be hung on a wall or with a piece of glass on top used as a cocktail table.
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1890s Industrial Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Oak

Carved and Painted Model of a Sperm Whale by Frank Finney
By Frank Finney
Located in Nantucket, MA
Full bodied carving of a sperm whale with open mouth and raised tail. Carved and painted with natural detail and mounted on a stepped wooden base with an inlaid bone heart bearing th...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood, Paint

Folk Art Carved and Decorated Sei Whale, circa 1920s
Located in Nantucket, MA
Folk Art carved and decorated Sei Whale, circa 1920s. An early vintage or antique hand carved and decorated sculpture of a Sei Whale, with long and relatively slender body, tuberosit...
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

19th-20th Century Tramp Art Chip Carved Frame with Mirror
Located in Nantucket, MA
Late 19th-early 20th century tramp art frame having a central heart with oval mirror and with a crossed anchor and cross. The frame is made up of chip carved stacked layers as well a...
Category

Early 1900s Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Carved and Painted Double Diorama of a Whaleship and Whaleboat by Frank Finney
By Frank Finney
Located in Nantucket, MA
A carved and painted double diorama by master carver Frank Finney. The top half with a red whaleboat, the lower half with a whaleship under sail. The background painted with water an...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Paint, Bone, Wood

19th-20th Century Ship Diorama of a Schooner Against a Village Scene
Located in Nantucket, MA
A late 19th-early 20th century Folk Art diorama with a schooner in the foreground. A lighthouse stands along the shore in front of a Hillside village with snow topped mountains below...
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Paint

Folk Art Shadowbox Ship Diorama of a Three Masted Schooner
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Stunning ship diorama of a three mast schooner with carved wooden hull, sails, and masts, mounted in a deep mitered wood frame with painted putty sea and background of the sky. #4...
Category

Late 19th Century Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Glass, Wood

Amazing Cameo Carved Shell
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fantastic hand carved shell with a girl carved out. Fine condition.
Category

1880s French Provincial Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Shell

Folk Art Sailor Boy Whirligig, circa 1900
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique Folk Art Sailor Boy Whirligig, circa 1910, a flat carved figure of an American navy sailor of the Spanish-American War period (1898) in white shirt and trousers, with blue ha...
Category

Early 1900s Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Pine

6.5 Feet Long Folk-Art Model of a Riverboat, “Talbot”
Located in Doylestown, PA
A large (80” long!) and important Folk Art model of the side-paddle riverboat “Talbot” mid-20th century or earlier, artist unknown. Scratch-made, in wood, wire, and other “found” mat...
Category

20th Century Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

American Oval Timber Trade Sign with Two Masted Ship and Rope Boarder. C. 1850
Located in Charleston, SC
American oval hand carved timber trade sign with a centered two masted ship, rope border, upper painted banner "The London and New York Trading Company" and lower painted trademark "...
Category

1850s American Empire Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Rope, Wood, Paint

American Brass Nautical Ship Wheel Mounted on Brass Geared Pedestal, Circa 1870
Located in Charleston, SC
American brass nautical ship wheel with a centered brass hub connecting seven spindles with bulbous handles, and mounted to a solid brass geared pedestal with circular base and four ...
Category

1870s American Empire Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass, Iron

Montauk Long Island the Hampton’s Folk Art Fishing Nautical Painting Sign
Located in West Hartford, CT
Vintage, one-of-a-kind folk art painted Montauk sign of a three dimensional carved fish mounted on wood. Framed with tree branches all around.
Category

1950s Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Eldridge Chart of Nantucket Sound – West, circa 1920
Located in Nantucket, MA
Eldridge chart of Nantucket Sound – West, circa 1920, a scarce navigational chart showing the Eastern approach into Nantucket Sound. This chart was made expressly for Eldridge's son-...
Category

Early 20th Century Other American Nautical Objects

Materials

Paper

Eldridge Chart of Nantucket Sound – East, circa 1920
Located in Nantucket, MA
Eldridge chart of Nantucket Sound – East, circa 1920, a scarce navigational chart showing the Eastern approach into Nantucket Sound. This chart was made expressly for Eldridge's son-...
Category

1920s Other Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Paper

American Brass Spot Light on Telescopic Barber Pole Tripod Stand, NY, Circa 1880
By House of Troy
Located in Charleston, SC
American brass Nautical Swivel spot light on telescopic barber pole tripod stand, Troy, NY. Late 19th century. Original candle and has been electrified.
Category

1880s American Empire Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Portrait of the Whaleship Charles W. Morgan, by James Cree, circa 1910
Located in Nantucket, MA
Portrait of the Whaleship Charles W. Morgan, by James Cree (1867 – 1951), artist active in the New Bedford area from 1910 to about 1932, a watercolor of the iconic American whaleship...
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Paper

Antique Nautical Wooden Fishing Lure Display Custom Mounted
By Mark Indursky
Located in Stamford, CT
A custom made display of 30 antique and vintage wooden fishing lures of various shapes, sizes and colors. Mounted on a white painted oak frame with acid aged screws. These lures date...
Category

1940s Folk Art Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Painting of the Clipper Ship 'Witch of the Wave at Anchor in Boston Harbor'
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique Painting of "The Clipper Ship 'Witch of the Wave At Anchor in Boston Harbor," American School, mid-19th century, unsigned, a delightful un-tutored oil on canvas seascape with...
Category

Mid-19th Century Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Canvas

Model of a Steam Powered Boat or Launch
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Model of a launch realistically crafted in mahogany, painted on the outside, complete with a steam engine replica, striped awning and presented on a mahogany stand.
Category

20th Century Adirondack American Nautical Objects

Materials

Mahogany

Nautical Cabin Drop Front Washstand Basin
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A remarkable mahogany cabinet with a concealed sink. The cabinet was from a 1920s yacht with has a fall front door that reveals a fold out nickel-plated wash basin with a lowed coppe...
Category

1920s Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Copper, Nickel

Gilt Metal Codfish Weather Vane, circa 1910
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique gilded metal codfish weather vane, circa 1910, cast and welded sheet metal, likely zinc, forming a three dimensional embossed hollow codfish with three proud dorsal fins, lar...
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Zinc

Custom Mounted Antique Child's Red Metal Toy Beach Shovel Display
By Mark Indursky
Located in Stamford, CT
A custom made display of 26 different size and colored antique red toy metal child's beach shovels from the 1950's on a white painted oak display board. Measures 44" wide, 12" tall o...
Category

1950s Folk Art Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Metal

Carved and Gilded Bellamy Eagle Figurehead, circa 1890
Located in Nantucket, MA
Carved and gilded eagle figurehead from the workshop of John Bellamy in Portsmouth, NH, circa 1890, an unfinished work in that it was never mounted on a ship. John Haley Bellamy was ...
Category

Late 19th Century Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Nautical Sailboat or Yacht Model in Blue and White with Painted Wood Body, 1930s
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Beautiful model sailboat or yacht created from wood, brass, and canvas. The body is painted in a deep blue at the bottom with white edges. A brass propeller sits underneath. All on a...
Category

20th Century American Classical American Nautical Objects

Materials

Metal

Tall Nautical Sailboat Painting with Rope Frame, Signed
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Tall maritime painting of two sailboats out to sea. Sails appear to be down, with white birds settling into the foreground. In the background, a lovely sunset gives the piece a warm ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Other American Nautical Objects

Materials

Canvas, Rope, Wood, Paint

MCM Tall Brass Copper and Onyx Sailboat Nautical or Maritime Sculpture, Demott
By Demott
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Beautiful tall brass, white onyx and steel sailboat with flag. Created by California artists John & Don Demott. Delicately handcrafted of fine quality brass, copper and steel and mou...
Category

20th Century Mid-Century Modern American Nautical Objects

Materials

Onyx, Brass, Copper, Steel

19th Century American Builder's Model of a Ship in Laminated Mahogany Layers
Located in Stamford, CT
19th century American builder's model of a ship in mahogany done in many laminated layers together. # 1523.
Category

Late 19th Century Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Shipyard Builder's Half Hull of the "Virginia Palmer", Thames Tow Boat Yard, New
Located in Stamford, CT
Late 19th-early 20th century shipyard builder's half hull of the "Virginia Palmer", schooner from Thames Tow Boat Yard, New London, CT. # 1498.
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Large Scale Handmade Folk Art Nautical Lighthouse Miniature Model
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a beautifully crafted lighthouse that's been hand crafted and hand painted to accurately replicate what appears to be a New England lighthouse. The piece measures 44 tall x 1...
Category

1970s Folk Art Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Hardwood

Very Large and Fine Antique Williamson Bros. Inlaid Half Ship's Wheel
Located in Bridgeport, CT
With great size and weight, a Mahogany half-wheel with fascinating multi-wood construction in a fine pattern. Marked on a brass roundel, “Williamson Bros. Co. Phila. Pa.” With turned...
Category

19th Century American Classical Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Martha's Vineyard Folk Art Sperm Whale Plaque, by K. Emack
Located in Nantucket, MA
Martha's Vineyard Folk Art sperm whale plaque, by K. Emack, circa 1940s, having a flat cut pine plank sperm whale with small carved eye, wide shaped tail flukes, very cleverly fashio...
Category

1940s Folk Art Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Pine

Federal Style Mirror Featuring Églomisé of USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere
Located in Stamford, CT
A beautifully giltwood Federal style mirror featuring églomisé scenes of the USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere, a famous early naval battle in the war of 1812 won by USS Constitutio...
Category

Mid-19th Century Federal Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Mirror

Original George W. Eldridge "Chart of Chatham to Boston" Dated 1902
Located in Stamford, CT
Original George W. Eldridge "Chart of Chatham to Boston" dated 1902. Includes The North Shore, Gloucester, Duxbury, Marblehead, Plymouth & Cape Cod. FW 1567.
Category

Early 20th Century Victorian American Nautical Objects

Materials

Paper

Copper Sailing Ship Sculpture
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Midcentury stylized sailing ship sculpture crafted in copper with a lush colorful patina and signed C. Jere 1972. Freestanding or wall mountable.   
Category

20th Century British Colonial American Nautical Objects

Materials

Copper

Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian
By Inna Garsoian
Located in Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian (1896–1984), circa 1946, oil on canvas view of wharves and waterfront from vantage of old Steamship office, signed lower right, and signed an...
Category

1940s Modern Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Canvas

American 19th Century Ship Diorama of a Barkentine and Tugboat Wood and Plaster
Located in Wells, ME
American 19th century ship diorama of a barkentine and tugboat. The ships are all painted wood and the sea is plaster. The original walnut frame has never been refinished. Probably M...
Category

19th Century Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Walnut

Pair of American Brass Nautical Taffrail Log Spinners, Negus, NY, Circa 1880
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of American brass nautical taffrail log spinners, Late 19th century. Stamped by brothers Thomas Shufeldt Negus, Jr. (1828-1894) & John Davidson Negus (1833-1890) manufacturers a...
Category

1880s American Empire Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

American Gilt Carved Wood and Poly Chromed Roman Guard Figurehead, Circa 1890
Located in Charleston, SC
American gilt carved wood and poly chromed nautical figurehead of Roman guard in military attire. Late 19th century.
Category

1890s Folk Art Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood, Giltwood, Paint

Hot Water Tin Canister in Original Paint, 19th Century
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century hot water canister in original cream or oyster painted surface. The top of the canister it reads “HOT WATER” in original gilded letters. The can has a newer painted blac...
Category

Late 19th Century Adirondack Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Tin

American Nautical Brass Housing & Wood Collar Floating Distress Beacon, C. 1850
Located in Charleston, SC
American nautical brass housing and wood collar floating distress beacon with a glass lens, mid-19th century.
Category

1850s American Empire Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

American Maritime Copper and Brass Deep Sea Divers Helmet on Stand, Circa 1930
Located in Charleston, SC
American maritime copper and brass deep sea divers helmet with three glass cross hatched windows, latching bonnet, air line intake with hose, and rear ventilator on exterior, Early 2...
Category

1930s American Craftsman Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass, Copper

American Nautical Brass Yacht Binnacle Mounted in Mahogany Case, Circa 1890
Located in Charleston, SC
American nautical mahogany yacht binnacle with a hinged locking oval glass viewing port, original removable brass side light burner with font, brass carrying handle, and fitted with ...
Category

1890s American Empire Antique American Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Nautical Folk Art Hand Carved Wooden Whimsy
Located in Brooklyn, NY
American whimsy with traditional 'ball in cage' decoration, all carved and whittled from one continuous piece of wood, circa early 20th century. The bottom tip suggests that this pie...
Category

1910s Folk Art Vintage American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Sailor-Made Vintage Seashell Long Case Clock Early Second Half of 20th Century
Located in Downingtown, PA
Sailor-made vintage seashell long case clock Early 2nd half of 20th century The shell-decorated clock consists of two pieces the hood and the body of the clock-both with a wood b...
Category

Mid-20th Century Folk Art American Nautical Objects

Materials

Shell, Wood