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Maritime Paintings & Nautical Antiques For Sale


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Adelaide Photo Company

antique Ship Portrait of the Scotish Barque "Gostwyck" on high sea 1905 - the vessel is shown under reduced sails in open waters - Oil on canvas, 20 by 29 inches (51 by 74 cm) canvas size - signed by Reginald Arthur Borstel (1875-1922, Sydney & Adelaide N.S.W.) for Adelaide P. Company and dated 1905 - condition: see photo, in a recent frame - Asking price (collected in UK): Pounds 900 (convert to your currency), shipping might be possible

Note: (in German) - Antikes Schiffsporträt der schottischen Bark "Gostwyck" 1905 - von Reginald Arthur Borstel (weitere Angaben zu dem Künstler s.o.) Öl auf Leinwand, ca. 51 x 74 cm gemessen ohne Rahmen - Zustand: siehe Abbildung, neuere Rahmung aus 1980 - Preis: Pfund 900 (bei Abholung in Schottland), ob ein Versand möglich ist müsste mit der Eigentümerin abgeklärt werden, bei Fragen kontaktieren Sie uns gerne

Reginald Arthur Borstel
(Australian, 1875-1922)

* Show me a larger color illustration * offered subject to prior sale by Private Owner in Scotland, UK *

Maritime Antiquität

Currently only sale in Germany - Vintage Mahogany Butler`s Tray - englischer Mahagonie Butler Tray mit Standgestell, Mitte 20. Jhd. - aus massivem Mahagonie Holz (1,5 cm dick!), patinierte Messing-Scharniere, Seiten jeweils klappbar - Abmessungen: Länge 90 cm (mit Seiten hochgeklappt 72 cm), Breite 65 cm (hochgeklappt 46 cm), Höhe mit Stand ca. 48 cm - leichte Kratzer und Gebrauchsspuren, sonst ok - Preis: EUR 380,- / in Deutschland

Provenienz: in England hergestellt und erworben.

Bemerkung: Diese Butler Trays gehören typischerweise zu dem gehobenen britischen Lebensstil, sie wurden auch im 20. Jahrhundert auf Ozeandampfern einsetzt, um z.B. Tee, Sandwiches oder Cocktails zu servieren. Dieses Modell zeichnet sich durch eine solide Qualität und tadellose Funktion aus. Eine Besichtigung hier in Reinbek bei Hamburg ìst jederzeit nach Absprache möglich. Hinweis: James (unser Butler) hat gerade Urlaub, daher servieren wir Ihnen den Tee selbst...

Englischer Butler Tray
Mahagonie, 20. Jahrhundert

* Siehe hier Photo 1 und Photo 2 and the Photo 3 * Marktplatz-Anzeige: Verkauf von Privat (für mehr Infos bitte anrufen Tel. 04104-694710) *

Campaign Cherry Flatware Chest from Reed & Barton, Marine / Maritime Style, for up to 24 knifes & 200 pieces in total - hand-made from wood design, interior in brown cloth (anti-tarnish), with extra drawer, tanned brass edges and brass handle / fittings, the chest is 40 cm (16 in) x 29 cm (11 1/4 in) and 18 cm (7 in) high - good condition, was only in exhibition, but not used - a superb chest in Furniture Quality - Export Price: EUR 495 (convert to your Currency) excl. shipment

In German language: Luxus Besteckkasten von Reed & Barton, klassischer Maritimer Stil, für bis zu 200 Teile Silberbesteck (inkl. 24 Messer), aus Kirschholz, mit hellbraunem Interior (Anti-Beschlag), mit extra Schublade, Messing-Ecken, Messing-Griffe und Beschläge, Maße: 40 x 29 x 18 cm, ein hochwertiges Stück in Möbel-Qualität - guter Zustand, Ausstellungsstück (unbenutzt) - Export Preis EUR 495 - Fragen ? Tel. 04104-694710 oder Europa +49-4104-694710

Maritime Cutlery Chest
Reed & Barton

Sale only within Europe * See here Photo 1 - Photo 2 - Photo 3 & the open view * offered subject to prior sale by: Karsten Buchholz, Germany *


Fine Marine Paintings, Ship Portraits and Maritime Antiques


Image of Willis Painting

Sale by Private Owner in Norway: Large Ship Portrait of the "S.S. Capua of Hamburg, Capt. John Sperling" ca. 1900, the steamer with auxilliary sails shown at fair weather and under full sail of an American coastline - inscribed with title lower left - Oil on canvas with silk and velvet applications - 20 1/2 by 32 1/4 inch. (52 x 82 cm) - in good condition (under glass, therefore well preserved) - price (needs to be collected in Oslo): asking EUR 3500
Thomas Willes was a contemporary of Antonio Jacobsen in New York (and they did also co-operate occasionally). He is well known for his ship portraits of merchant shipping and yachts around the turn of the century and represented in several Maritime Museums in the USA. In January 2000 a portrait of the steamer "City of Paris" was sold at Sothebys NY for $ 20,700 - currently his paintings are available at favourable prices.

Thomas Willis
(American, 1850-1925)

on Offer from Private Owner in Oslo, Norway * Show me larger color illustrations * contact the owner via the FineArtEmporium

Image of Hünten Painting

Shipping in the Harbor of Ostend with a French Barque approaching, by Franz Hünten 1857 - with the old Pier and Lighthouse on the right, in the foreground a rudder boat is pulling out and on the left side a Flemish Smack is landing at the opposite Pier, another Schooner is heading out of the Port, numerous persons in marine clothings of the period are shown - Oil on canvas - signed "F. Hünten" and dated 1857 lower left - 53 x 71 cm (21 x 28 in) and with frame 62 x 79 cm (24 1/2 x 31 in) - in a 20th Century golden frame (not the best frame) - Price (incl. s&h): EUR 5850 (convert to your currency)

Note: This painting was found in the original condition from 1857 (happens very rarely). It was dirty and had two small (coin size) damages - on the left pier and on the right in the water. After it was professionally cleaned and after the two areas had been restored it received a new varnish and is ready to hang for the next 150 years. This painting has not been "overrestored" - it still shows a good Patina, eg. there is craquelure and there are light age signs.

Franz Johann Wilhelm Hünten (German, 1822-1887)

* Show me larger color illustrations * offered subject to prior sale by: Karsten Buchholz, Germany *

Portrait of an Polar Bear on an Ice Floe in the Arctic near Greenland, ca. 1860-70 - with another larger ice floe in the background - large and very detailled Silk and Wool Embroidery - 64 by 89 cm (25 by 35 inch) sight, with frame 74 x 99,5 cm (29 by 39 inch) - signed lower left "H. Koch" - good original condition and in the orginal frame, protected under glass - price (incl. s&h): EUR 1680 (convert to your currency)

Note: Heinrich Koch was a drawing and embroidery artist who lived and worked in Hamburg, Germany. Due to the immense work and time which was necessary for his embroidery pictures of extraordinary quality and size his Ouevre was quite small and we never noticed in the last 20 years any work by him which was available for sale. Greenland and the Arctic was in the 18th Century and in the first half of the 19th Century a popular hunting ground for Whaling Ships (which were often also hunting seal) from Germany and Denmark. It might be possible that this picture was made following this old tradition.

Johann Heinrich Koch
(German, born 1809)

Only available for Europe * Show me larger color illustrations * offered subject to prior sale by: Karsten Buchholz, Germany *

Image of Yachting Painting

Sale by Private Owner in Norway: Yachting Scene during the International Regatta Kiel, ca. 1895, in the foreground a Sailing Yacht from the Hamburger Yachtclub (ensign on top of the mast) on the Baltic Sea, most likely during the "Kieler Woche" Regatta, another Yacht and other vessels in the background - Oil on canvas - 42,5 x 62,5 cm (16 3/4 by 24 1/2 in) - good condition, repair and inpaint in the right sky section, lower right age craquelure, not relined - very nice period gilted frame - price: sold

Note: The Hamburger Yachtclub was founded in 1892 and later became one of the most important sailing clubs in Northern Germany. It still exist today and has changed the name to Hamburger Segelclub. Yachting paintings in oil on canvas from this period are rare. This is a desirable example with a scarce yacht type from the golden years of sailing end of the 19th Century. Photo Copyright reserved.

Yachting Scene on the Baltic Sea
(Germany, ca. 1895)

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