Michael Keane (1948-2015) was a preeminent marine artist. Drawing inspiration from the sea, his oil paintings depict sailing vessels of a by-gone era. Keane’s work is focused on yachts and sailboats in motion. The upcoming auction, ‘Annual “Cabin Fever” Auction’, presented by Eldred’s Auction, will feature Keane’s oil on canvas down-easter ‘Paul Revere’ approaching Boston Harbor along with several other notable works.
The wide array of furniture will include an antique Chippendale serpentine front four-drawer chest. Made out of mahogany, the four drawer chest has a conforming molded–edge top. A pair of 19th-century whale ivory and whalebone canes are among the highlighted lots. The auction also includes items like a mid-19th-century Scrimshaw whale’s tooth. The piece depicts two doves holding an olive branch at the tip. Sculptures, lamps, and baskets will also be a part of the auction. To find more information or to register to bid online, visit Eldred’s Auction.
Lot Categories:Decorative Art (230), Paintings (240), Furniture (97), Rugs (46), Books (2), Jewelry (1)
# of Lots:631
Price Range:$80 - $5,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Down-Easter 'Paul Revere' Approaching Boston Harbor, Michael Keane||
|A hunter in a forest, John Whorf||
|Chippendale Serpentine-Front Bureau Boston, Circa 1760-1780||
|Two Blueback Charts By E. & G.W. Blount, New York||
|Shaker Child-size Rush-seat Rocker 19th Century||
- Books, Manuscripts & Archives
- Decorative Arts
- Fine Art
- Rugs & Carpets
- 19th century
- Art-Deco Lamps
- Boston Harbor
- Japanese Embroidery
- Marine Artist
- Oriental Rugs
- Whalebone Canes
- Wooden Signs
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