Marine Paintings and Decorative Arts

26 Jan 2010, starting at 13:00 EST.

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

A group of early 20th century Edwardian shellwork souvenirs 9 in. (22.9 cm.) and smaller. 5

Seashell Natural History Studies from Index Testarum Conchyliorum

A 19th century chart of the West Indies with the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea 31.1/2 x 47.1/2 in. (80 x 120.7 cm.) sight.

A pair of branches of Red Coral 11.1/2 x 7.3/4 in. (29.2 x 19.6 cm.) height x base width.

A 19th century Hawaiian koa wood sailors trunk 34.1/2 x 18 x 18.1/2 in. (87.6 x 47.5 x 46.9 cm.)

Two pair of ivory candlesticks in the form of a light house 19th century 8.1/4 in. (21.1 cm.) height. 4

Hunting Walrus on the Tundra 11.3/4 in. (29.7 cm.) length.

Bowhead Whalers in the Artic Sea - 18 late 20th century 12 in. (30.9 cm.) length.

A pair of small 19th century scrimshaw whale's teeth 3.3/4 in. (9.4 cm.) each with slight variation.

A large 19th century double octagonal sailor's valentine 13.1/2 x 27.1/4 in (34.3 x 69.1 cm.) open.

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