Kathryn Black & John White
Featuring 19th/early 20th C Historical Ship Models & Figurehead,
the Shagreen Collection of Nicholas Salgo of New York (US
Ambassador to Hungary under President Ronald Reagan),
the Art Pottery Collection of Wendell & Susan Chamberlain
of Kingston, MA, Chinese snuff bottles from a
third generation collector, pristine fountain pen collection
and Sculptures & Paintings
by Robert & Carolyn Harvey of Marshfield, MA.
19 Jackson Street
LADIES 14KT WHITE & YELLOW GOLD BRACELET SET WITH MULTI SHAPED & MULTI COLORED YELLOW DIAMONDS & BRILLIANT DIAMONDS: Colored diamonds in various shapes and cuts including Pear, Cushion, Oval and Marquise. Each approximately .05 to .20 ct. Total weight approximately 35.65ct consisting of approximately 255 stones. Clarity SI-1-1-2. Color Light- Dark Yellow, Faint-Light Purplish Pink, Orangy Brown, Orangy Yellow, Brownish Yellow.
Brilliant Cut Round White diamonds (each side) approximately 158 stones, aproximately .03ct to .031 ct. Total weight approximatley
4.80 ct. Clarity SI-1-1-1, Color G-H.
LARGE 19TH CENTURY SHIP MODEL: Mid 19th century model of three-masted square rigged ship . Gilt female figurehead. Ca 1840. Replica of the sister ship of the USS Constitution named USS Constellation. Measures 10'3" wide x 17" deep x 79" tall.
Various pieces from an extensive collection of 18th & 19th century Shagreen pieces. Collection of Nicholas M. Salgo, Hungarian immigrant (1915-2005), fiancier developer and Chairman of the Watergate Complex in Washington, D.C. and US Ambassador to his native Hungary under President Ronald Reagan.
Large selection of Art Pottery from the Wendell & Susan Chamberlain collection, with some additions.
EARLY 19TH C. CARVED SHIP'S FIGUREHEAD: British Dragoon in full uniform. Old repainted surface, arms missing and some loss. A War of 1812 British Capture. Measures 54" high x 22 1/2" wide.
Sands Point, Long Island
19TH C CARVED EUROPEAN FULL FIGURE HORSE STATUE: Most probably Hungarian of a full standing figure of Hungarian horse. European Ash, 11 piece construction joined with bolts and wooden “butterfly” pegs. Leather bridle with silver medallions. Measures 76” tall x 90” long x 19” wide. Remnants of original finish. Replaced tail.
FINE HAND MADE WHALING SHIP'S MODEL: Late nineteenth century American three-masted whale ship model. Constructed of wood. Whale ship has old repainted black hull. Fitted out in detail with three boats on davits with all equipment. Copper try works and mahogany cradle. Length 55” x 16” wide x 54” tall. Attached with an old American flag and rigging.
MARBLEHEAD ART POTTERY VASE: Large melon shape vase decorated by Arthur Baggs with incised stylized grape vines in dark blue and dark green on a green speckled ground. Impressed ship signature and artist AB/T. Arthur Eugene Baggs (27 October 1886, New York City –15 February, 1947, Columbus) was an American chemist and potter. In 1904-05 he established Marblehead Pottery in Marblehead, Massachusetts and designed vessels there until it closed in 1936. Meanwhile he worked as a glaze chemist at Cowan Pottery from 1925 to 1928. From 1928 on he taught ceramics at Ohio State University. Baggs' work is characterized by simple forms and muted, earthen colors. He is especially noted for his salt-glaze stoneware. Measures 9 ½” tall x 6 ½” wide.
ENGLISH DITAL HARP by EDWARD LIGHT: Also known as Harp-Lute. Ca. 1815. Signed by Edw. Light, Foley Place London. Patent Dital Harp No. #13. Sixteen strings. Entire instrument is Rosewood grain painted with fancy gilt painted detail. Extensively decorated with foliage and gilt accent decorations. Dital harp was invented by Edward Light (1747-1832) in 1798. Measures 35” tall x 14 ½” wide. Original dovetailed storage case.
PARKER DUOFOLD FOUNTAIN PEN: Lemon Yellow Parker Duofold Cloisonné Limited Edition fountain pen, 2402/3900. Gold Parker arrow clip with two raised gold bands beneath & 4 thinner bands scattered over the pen. Lemon yellow body marked ‘DUOFOLD”. Cap with enameled gold fish and surround “Duofold Cloisonné” in a yellow circle. 18 Kt Gold Medium Nib. Original felt lined fitted black lacquer case with filled inkwell bottle and outside box. New mint in box with paperwork.
SHIP MODEL WARSHIP “NIAGARA”: Model replica of the 1820 Warship “Niagara” ca 1920’s, three mast square rigged American Naval ship. Hull having original painted surface of black and yellow. Carved and gilt trail boards with billet head. Fitted out detail. 48” inches long x 34” tall. USS Niagara, commonly called the US Brig Niagara or the Flagship Niagara, is a wooden-hulled snow-brig that served as the relief flagship for Oliver Hazard Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. Niagara is one of the last remaining ships from the War of 1812, and is usually docked behind the Erie Maritime Museum in downtown Erie in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania as an outdoor exhibit for the museum.
PEWABIC POTTERY EXHIBITION VASE: Ca 1903-1905. Arts and Crafts String Technique. Green to brown coloring, matt glaze. Early Maple Leaf mark with paper exhibition number. Wendell and Susan Chamberlain collection. Measures 7 5/8’ wide x 6 1/2” tall.
LEON BAKST WATERCOLOR PAINTING: W Leon Samoilovitch Bakst (Maryland/Russian Federation, France). Leon Bakst is known for portrait and allegorical painting, stage design and theatre costume design. Watercolor on paper, signed “BAKST”. Image size 6” x 11”. 1910 or 1920’s show girl.
TWO DEDHAM POTTERY RARE COLOR PLATES: “Rabbit” pattern in rare green color. Decorated by Maude Davenport. Dedham Pottery operated in Dedham, Massachusetts 1896-1943. The plates measure 8 ½” and are signed with the circle mark. These are early plates because the pattern is raised. The Rabbit pattern originated in 1896 from a contest by the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Maude Davenport was one of the finest decorators and she resigned in 1929.
NATIONAL BRASS CANDY STORE CASH REGISTER: Ca 1910. Model No. 313. Amount Purchased top sign, marble shelf, 15 keys. Serial No. 1359698. Size 20" x 10-1/2" x 16-1/2" National. Red toned ornate embossed brass case, white marble shelf, rings up to $1.00.
CAROLYN HARVEY OIL PAINTING: Oil on board. Titled “BIOPATONG”. Signed lower right. Reflecting on the Biopatong massacre that took place on June 17, 1992 in that township in South Africa. This uprising between political rivals resulted in 45 residents being killed and several more maimed. Carolyn Harvey was a graduate of the Fine Arts Museum school and prominent exhibiting artist and educator in the South Shore of Massachusetts for many years. The painting measures 24” x 30”. Carolyn and Robert Harvey collection.
CAROLYN HARVEY OIL PAINTING: Oil on board. Titled on back “SOMALI FERRY”. Signed lower left. Juried show exhibition. Several figures of men, women and children lining the decks of a ferry boat. Subject perhaps could be relating the May 2009 accident where a ferry capsized near a coastal Somali town. The ferry was bringing passengers and goods from small inhabited islands off the coast of Somalia to the mainland. Image 23 ¼” x 23 ¼”.
WHIMSICAL FIBERGLASS & WOOD SCULPTURES: Robert M. Harvey, prolific painter and sculptor (husband of Carolyn Harvey).
FINE 19TH VICTORIAN ART GLASS EPERGNE with BASKETS: Ca late 19th century.19” inches tall, cranberry with one center trumpet and three side trumpets vases with ruffled edges and three hanging baskets on scrolled candy cane arms. Measures 19” tall x 10" in diameter.