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buzzards bay, MA, United States
DoneSat, Nov 25, 2006 6:00 PM GMT

Annual Thanksgiving Antiques Auction

Our annual Thanksgiving Antiques Auction will feature over 30 works of art and other interesting items from the estate of Evelyn Bodfish Bourne. Born in 1892 Ms. Bourne was a noted artist who studied with Provincetown Art Association founders Hawthorne and Moffett and at the National Academy of Design. Her works are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Provincetown AA, Vassar College, Salons of America and the Art Institute of Chicago. Also of note are works by WP Bodfish (father of Evelyn), FH Shapleigh, Wendell Rogers, Frank Vining Smith, F Fenetti, CD Cahoon, Arthur Diehl, Umberto Romano, Henry Lee, John Hare, William Littlefield, Dorothy Loeb, Jerome Howes, Robert Salmon, Louis Sylvia, Harold Kenworthy, William Maynard, Helen Grose, Bryant Chapin, H Day, Richard Rourke, Morgan Dennis, Chaim Gross, Bill Freeman, Greta Allen, W. Preston, George Lance, Benjamin Champney, and signed Frank Stella silk screen prints (5/100 1968, artist proof 1967 and 5/100 1968) Also selling will be 2 Frank Adams ship weathervanes, nautical paintings including 19th c. ship portrait, pair of dated 1839 ship at sea Italian watercolors, miniature painting on ivory by Verstille, silk work painting by Thomas Willis of 1st Americas Cup Race, several spy glasses and telescopes, antique 1/2 hulls, Nantucket whirligig, Nantucket covered purse, signal cannons, sextant, decorated corset busks, canes, period harpoons, spades and mincers, rolling pin, ships bell, binnacle, inlaid sailors planes, large pond model in old paint, ivory pie crimper, treenware, captains cased liquor set, ships apothecary chest, antique double sailors valentine, skaters lantern, decorated Hannah Davis hat box, redware jug, local Stoke on Trent historical tiles, Buffalo Pottery Rhode Island and New Bedford historical pitchers, 3" diameter telescope by Aloe of St. Louis, 4 antique samplers including rare Sandwich MA, 2 Savary dolls, old journal, wool work ship, DECOYS including 2 Elmer Crowell, Joe Lincoln Brandt, old shorebirds, Alfred Gardner, MA Raasch, Harry Monk, Pairpoint lamp, collection of Sandwich glass lamps including pair of canary glass whale oil, several period chests of drawers including bowfront, tiger maple dropleaf table, cherry tall clock, pine corner cabinet, Chippendale ball and claw foot dropleaf table, brass bound camphor chest, period candle stands, tavern table, pantry table, 18th c. hanging cupboard, North Shore wash stand, whale shelves, sailor camphorwood sea chest, 18th c. Chippendale side chairs, Empire side board, early 18th c. corner chair, marble top stand, 18th c. mahogany cradle, camelback sofa, period work stands, antique Oriental rugs, jewelry including diamond rings, and more