19th century Staffordshire Sunderland and Tyne earthenware luster bowl. Decorated with a sailing ship and a sailor's verse. Staffordshire, England, circa 1830. Measures 7.25 inches across and 4 inches high. Very good original condition. 'The sails unfurl, let the billows curl. The north wind bleak we brave; And strangers to fear, our wild course steers, thru' the foam of the wintry waves; Let the hurricane howl, be it fair or foul, our ardour nought can check. On the giddy Top-mast we sing to the (?), our (?) on the sea wash'd deck.'
The Shipcarvers' Art / Figureheads and Cigar-Store Indians in Nineteenth-Century America by Ralph Sessions. Published by the Princeton Press in 2005. Hard cover and dust jacket. Measures 9.25 x 12.25 inches. Very good to excellent condition.
Sunderland pearlware jug. Staffordshire, England, circa 1850. On one side is a 3 mast bark (barque), on the other side is the River Wear's iron bridge, and on the front is a sailor's sentiment. Measures 7" high x 9.25" handle to spout. Excellent condition.
18th century maritime oil on canvas painting. Harbor scene with galleons and other sailing vessels, in the style of Robert Salmon (1775-1845). Very good condition. Very old relining. American white pine stretcher. The frame measures 24.5 x 32.5 inches and the painting measures 20 x 28 inches.
Sailboat race oil on board signed S. R. Wright. The original 'John Wanamaker Philadelphia Paris New York and London' stamp is affixed to the dust paper. Frame measures 24.5 by 16.5 inches.