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Rafael Osona Auctions Kicks off the Annual 2-Day Americana, Fine Art, Marine Online Auctions on August 6 and 7 at 9:30am. The August 6 Session-1 features several Nantucket and New England collections including the Gail and Rich Mellin 40-year Canton Collection. Fine Art offerings include 7 whimsical works by Ralph Cahoon, 5 classic Emile Gruppe, 3 Anne Ramsdell Congdon, 5 Wendell Macy, 3 classic red sail paintings by Robert Stark Jr., 2 Montegue Dawson, Arthur V. Diehl, Georgina Klitgaard (WPA), Maude Clapp, Joan Albaugh, Jan Pawlowski, Kenneth Layman, Jan Munro, George Thomas and others. For the modernist collector 6 George Nakashima “New” chairs and numerous Stephen Swift designs will delight. Sterling silver includes a rare 18th century Benjamin Bunker Nantucket coin silver porringer, .950 silver Martele pitcher, flatware services by James Robinson, Cartier, Reed & Barton, Pair of Art Deco Tiffany & Co. compotes, Peter, Anne & Wm Bateman cruet set. Abundant American furnishings include 2 Nantucket Windsor chairs, Chippendale oxbow secretary and chests, porringer table, plus bull’s eye mirrors, 5 campaign chests and more. An assortment of 16 Nantucket baskets…both antique and lady’s classic handbags will delight the collector. Outdoor Weatherend furniture in classic yacht white finish will dress the garden. Over 150 pieces of Canton porcelains from the Mellin collection is complemented by additional Chinese export porcelains and jadite. A rare Chart of Nantucket Shoals Surveyed by Capt. Paul Pinkham, circa 1812 will intrigue. Period fireplace equipment, decorative arts, oriental carpets, textiles, quilts and much more.