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James Edward Buttersworth ship portrait of the schooner yacht Palmer, est. $60,000-$90,000

Marine art, exceptional scrimshaw lead Eldred’s Aug. 19-20 sale

James Edward Buttersworth ship portrait of the schooner yacht Palmer, est. $60,000-$90,000

James Edward Buttersworth ship portrait of the schooner yacht Palmer, est. $60,000-$90,000

EAST DENNIS, Mass. – Paintings by James Edward Buttersworth and Antonio Jacobsen and scrimshaw by Edward Burdett and Josiah Sheffield are some of the headliners at Eldred’s annual summer Marine Sale, scheduled for August 19 and 20 at the firm’s headquarters in East Dennis, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more

Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr., ‘The Sea Fairies,’ estimated at $20,000-$30,000

Marine art treasures enliven Osona’s Aug. 7-8 sale

Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr., ‘The Sea Fairies,’ estimated at $20,000-$30,000

Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr., ‘The Sea Fairies,’ estimated at $20,000-$30,000

NANTUCKET, Mass.Rafael Osona’s signature August sale is well regarded for its exceptional offerings from far-reaching corners. The two-day event, which takes place August 7-8, presents choice material ranging from Rembrandt etchings to Abraham Lincoln and Civil War US Treasury ‘redbacks’ to leading ‘Nantucket Renaissance’ painter Anne Ramsdell Congdon and modernist Vladimir Kagan. It also features furnishings and decor from the Starbuck East Brick mansion and a from two single-owner collections of Canton and Chinese Export porcelains. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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