The Michael J Kittredge Collection auction offered by Rafael Osona Auctions features many furnishings from the Kittredge family estate “ACKlandia” on Nantucket Island. After amassing a large fortune in the candle business, the Kittredges formed the Kittredge Foundation, supporting many Massachusetts hospitals and schools, and cultivated a large decorative arts and furniture collection. In keeping with the Nantucket style of the Kittredge estate, the auction includes many objects with maritime origins and themes. Highlights are a pair of cast bronze gangway planks, a yacht binnacle compass by the Louis Weule Co., and Salvatore Colacicco’s detailed oil painting of Nantucket Harbor in the 1850’s. For the complete auction catalogue and bidding registration go to Bidsquare.
# of Lots:419
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Salvatore Colacicco Oil on Board||
|Pair of Cast Bronze Gangway Plaques||
|Nantucket Lightship Cased Model by The Lannan Ship Model Gallery||
|Pair of 19th Century French Porcelain Enamel Scallop Shell Seafood Restaurant Advertising Trade Signs||
|Louis Weule Co. Nautical Instruments, San Francisco, California\" Brass Pedestal Yacht Binnacle Compass||
|19th Century English Elmwood Spool Leg Corner Chair||
|Antique Style Wooden Trade Sign||
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