Thompkins-Funes Collectibles Auction May 21st, 2011
Ship Models: Over 20 lg ship models w/ other smaller ship models, some under glass;
Instruments, Nautical & Other: good selection of over 20 early brass telescopes; Japanese Ships throttle; Good selection of sextants & Quadrants & other navigation equipment mostly cased from 1800’s to 1960’s ; 20+ wet & dry compasses in cases from very large early ones to some smaller & later, most boxed; several early boxed brass microscopes by E. Leitz & another C. Reichert, Wein No 14520; other later boxed microscopes; 2 early cased Hydrometers; lots of unusual cased navigational & other instruments that we are just uncovering..
Ivory & Oriental Carvings: over 150+ pcs of carved ivory including over 50 Netsuke & Netsuke type figurines many signed all well done...; dozens of other pcs of carved ivory including 4 rickshaws & many statues, set 12 scent bottles w/ erotica motif; good selection of schrimshawed whales teeth; many misc pcs of carved ivory; snuff boxes etc. see photos to appreciate; many wooden carved oriental pcs of good quality…
Paintings, Prints, & Frames: Abstract landscape By Montfort Coolidge; Watercolors; landscape by W Bils; lg OOC moonlight camp scene signed H Hammerstal?; lg Abstract OOC dock scene by E Watson 1932; Signed watercolor of Mediterranean harbor scene; several pairs Japanese painting on silk; pr watercolors of Grant & Lincoln in vict gilt frames; Signed prints & engravings; Original ICart print; am watercolor of Old Ironsides signed EWS 1931; OOB signed G. Renouard 1943; OOB ship painting; 1907 print of Corinthian Yacht Clubhouse of Marblehead Mass; Small painting on ivory of Garden Scene; early sm bronze box; mini watercolor of nude; fox hunt prints: Lg Lithograph from “Fore’s Coaching Collection” “The Night Team”;
Glass & Pottery: lg early painted porcelain tankard w/ pewter frame; several lg cut glass pcs; KPM 25 pc cake set; hobnail water set; early transfer ware;
ODD Fellows: Fresh out of a central Maine lodge, over 100 Odd Fellows Elaborate Ceremonial Garments as well as the ceruminal head gear; Ceremonial Pikes & Spears; Sashes, etc.. Truely an unusual find......
Misc: Inlaid Swiss music box; 5 Nantucket purses; Nantucket baskets; 7 ship’s wheels of various sizes; 10 half hull models; 3 early Chinese bronze vases w/ carved birds; bronze elephant & Rhino; sm bronze Scarab; Wonderful dolls porch swing w/ pinstripe decorations; lg early copper diver’s helmet; cylinder record player; lg alabaster urn w/ carved swan base & grape cluster rim; Powder boxes w/ mini watercolors painted on cover; micro mosaic pillbox; lg copper & metal urn w/ North Wind face on front; porcelain busts; seed box dye cabinet; early shoe buckles; painted fan lot; Japanese figurines; alabaster figurines; Bronze buffalo doorstop by Russell 1921; Indian figurine also by Russell; early fireplace trivets; Samovar; Many sm lap desks & boxes; early binoculars; pr oak rum kegs; nautical lights; Indian artifacts including arrowheads, tabletop roller organ; victrola; several Hudson Bay blankets; oriental rugs; lg chopping bowls; brass candlesticks; great selection of brass & copper buckets; doll furniture; pantry boxes; wood planes;
glass portholes; decoys; decorated Swordfish sword; Indian blankets; scales; early cobbler’s bench;
small collection of sports memorabilia; wood shafted golf clubs; binoculars; stereo viewer; early sampler;
Ancient Artifacts: Lots of early pre Columbian era figurines, figural heads; statues, small urns, metal figurines; metal ware, pottery shards; Early oriental scrolls; lots more....
Furniture: Early Butlers chest w/ French feet; tall early poster bed; Pair of L & JG Stickley armdchairs; 9 pc heavily carved oak antique dining set; vict chair; podium signed Philip Tennant; mahogany chair; early wall cupboard; early tilt top table; vict Davenport desk; Early chest of drawers; early blanket boxes; more....
Musical Instruments: lg lot of musical instruments Inc Mandolins, banjos, guitars; trumpets; trombones; clarinets, flutes, French horns, & more….
Jewelry, Gold, Silver, etc.: collection of pocket watches inc gold; sev sets of lg gold cufflinks inc Tiffany; gold tie clips; odd gold rings; Vict pendant & matching earrings w/ carved coral roses; gold vict rings; 1880 $5 gold piece; 1849 $1 gold; lg 3D silver horse plaque;sterling overlay pcs; sterling flatware set; fancy sterling flatware; a very large lot of coin & sterling flatware; sterling cocktail shaker; sterling overlay goblets; sterling jewelry; Many small pcs of sterling; more....
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