Rafael Osona to auction antiques, fine art and furniture from Nantucket estates, July 1

NANTUCKET, Mass. – On Saturday July 1 beginning at 9:30 am EST Rafael Osona Auctions will conduct a 670-lot auction of estate goods, including modern and antique furnishings, fine art, décor, and numerous objets d’art from the estate of Stephen Weinroth, Nantucket, plus contents of recently sold Nantucket ocean-front homes and estates. Bid absentee or […]

Rafael Osona greets spring in grand fashion with more than 650 lots, April 29

NANTUCKET, Mass. – Fine art and designer home furnishings lead Rafael Osona’s Saturday, April 29 sale as the house readies to embark on its 43rd auction season. Interior decor, floor coverings and collectibles also will be presented in the sale, which will begin promptly at 9:30 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available […]

Christmas comes to Nantucket early courtesy of Rafael Osona, Dec. 3

Ralph Eugene Cahoon, ‘Sailors Cavorting with Mermaids at Ship Tavern,’ estimated at $25,000-$35,000

NANTUCKET, Mass. – The halls are decked, and Rafael Osona‘s next auction, set for Saturday, December 3, is loaded for the holidays. During 42 years of Nantucket auctioneering, Osona’s December event has earned rightful standing as a mecca for serious collectors, designers and holiday shoppers. It showcases fine art, maritime arts, American and Continental furnishings, […]

Nantucket’s art bounty comes to auction at Rafael Osona, Aug. 6-7

Ralph Cahoon, ‘Mermaids with Flags,’ est. $20,000-$30,000

NANTUCKET, Mass. – Rafael Osona’s highly regarded annual August auction is certain to please. Taking place on Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 7, the more than 800 lots include Ralph Cahoon paintings, Stephen Swift furniture, a 19th-century Nantucket navigational chart, fine silver and antique furniture, scrimshaw and other handiworks of whalemen and a generous selection […]

Rafael Osona welcomes Nantucket’s summer season with July 2 sale

Joan Albaugh, ‘On the Horizon,’ est. $4,000-$5,000

NANTUCKET, Mass. – Rafael Osona Auctions will host its 42nd annual American Independence Holiday Auction on Saturday, July 2. Furnishings, fine art, antiques and decor from recently sold Nantucket estates together with compelling selections from Pawleys Island, Boston, Albany and Palm Springs lead the 625-lot sale, presenting both quality and range. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Nantucket’s pleasures on show at Rafael Osona auction, April 23

Stephen Swift cherry rocking chair, est. $4,000-$5,000

NANTUCKET, Mass. – Rafael Osona Auctions kicks off its 2022 season with the annual Daffodil Weekend Auction. The 600-lot sale includes fine art, furniture, rugs and decor, folk art, South Sea pearls and American, Continental and Asian antiques. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Maritime magic meets Christmas cheer at Rafael Osona, Dec. 4

NANTUCKET, Mass. – Sourced from Nantucket’s oceanfront and historic estates, and from private collectors across the US, Rafael Osona’s 41st Annual Christmas Stroll Auction will take place December 4. The 600-lot auction presents strong offerings in both maritime arts and Americana, as well as a Smart Fortwo Car convertible, fine art and antiques, collectibles, a 1936 […]

Six Cahoon marine paintings headline Rafael Osona sale, Aug. 28

NANTUCKET, Mass. – Rafael Osona Auctions is known for uncovering treasures from far-reaching corners, but it’s two close-to-home artists whose works will drive the excitement during the August 28 sale. Six Ralph Cahoon paintings and eight lots of meticulously hand-crafted artisan furniture by Stephen Swift headline a lineup of almost 500 lots, sharing the stage with […]