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Sold for $115,000.00

 

Rafael Osona Auctions is a go-to resource for Buyers & Sellers.

We travel from coast to coast, evaluating entire collections, single items and Estates.

Auctions begin with the Memorial Weekend sale followed by a 10-day Marketplace (a cash-n-carry buying event in June), the auctions continue every Saturday in July and August wrapping up the fall with Columbus Weekend and Christmas Stroll sales.

We have traded more antique Nantucket Lightship Baskets than any other source.

Phone Bidders from as far as Hong Kong and London, to California and Texas participate in our annual Americana, Fine Art, Marine Auction, held the first Saturday in August each year.  Fully illustrated color catalog available in print and online by early to mid July.

We hold substantial prices realized in multiple arenas:

  • $230,000    China Trade Mother & Child Painting
  • $184,000    Ralph Cahoon Oil Painting
  • $175,000    James Edward Buttersworth Yacht Race Painting
  • $139,200    19th C. Susan’s Tooth
  • $115,000    Nantucket Basket (illustrated)
  • $87,750     Anne Ramsdell Congdon Oil Painting
  • $71,920     Whaling Captain’s Walking Stick
  • $70,200 1959 Fiat Jolly 600 Series
  • $70,000 John F. Kennedy Dining Table & Chairs
  • $64,900 1776 Nantucket Chart by I.F.W. de Barres
  • $57,120 Sailor Made Inlaid and Polychromed Double Swift
  • $53,820 1836 Illustrated Whaling Journal of the Ship Golconda
  • $44,000     English Ship of the Line Woolie
  • $29,000     American Stoneware Batter Jug
  • $18,000     Nantucket Silver Porringer

We are a family-owned and operated business – our family represents your family.  Our interest is serving your best interest.