Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 20

62. WENDELL MACY (NANTUCKET 1845-1913) “PORTRAIT OF A WHALING CAPTAIN”, 1872, oil on canvas, signed lower right, in an antique mahogany, ebonized and gilt frame. 16 ½ in. x 13 ½ in. 63. SCARE NANTUCKET BALEEN AND HICKORY ROUND SEWING BASKET, circa 1900, double rim wraps with two stylized heart handles, cane woven body with alternating baleen and hickory staves rising from a conforming cherry bottom. Height 4 ½ in. Diameter 10 ½ in. Provenance: Rafael Osona Auctions, Sara Jo Kobacker, Nantucket, MA 64. RARE SIGNED 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH WOOLIE “PORTRAIT OF THE H.M.S. DUNCAN”, a hybrid sail and steam powered ship; the finely worked image detailed with tufted wool smoke, signed lower left, the mat inset with miniature portrait photograph of the sailor artist, in circa 1880’s gesso and gilt frame. 12 ½ in. x 18 ½ in. 17