Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 41

124. PAIR OF FEDERAL BELL METAL ANDIRONS, late 18th century, acorn-topped urn on plinth standard raised on spurred cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet. Height 17 ½ in. 125. PAIR OF BRASS PHILADELPHIA ACORN AND FINIAL ANDIRONS, circa 1800, on looped legs and penny feet. Height 12 ½ in. 126. WILLIAM OLIVER STEVENS (AMERICAN 1878-1955) “’SCONSET WATER PUMP”, mixed media on paper, signed lower left W. O. Stevens, accompanied by a postcard from the artist to the original owners dated 1945. 11 ¾ in. x 16 ¾ in. 127. WILLIAM OLIVER STEVENS (AMERICAN 1878-1955) “SANKATY HEAD LIGHT”, mixed media on paper, depicting the historic lighthouse and lighthouse keeper’s quarters, signed lower right W. O. Stevens. 11 ¾ in. x 16 ¾ in. 128. WILLIAM OLIVER STEVENS (AMERICAN 1878-1955) “A VIEW OF SUMMER STREET, NANTUCKET”, mixed media on paper, signed lower left W. O. Stevens. 14 ¼ in. x 11 in. Note: Stevens was an illustrator and author of thirty books, the most famous being “Nantucket: The Far Away Island”. He was the first director of the Kenneth Taylor Gallery in 1945, which was later named the Artists Association of Nantucket. 38