Tag Archives: Boats

The Maritime World Through Miniatures and Beyond

The Maritime World Through Miniatures and Beyond

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy Peabody Essex Museum Russell W. Knight Curator of Maritime Art and History, Daniel Finamore, appears on the museums’ webpage to discuss the appeal of the sea. He argues, “the concept of voyaging is, I think, pretty universally understood and desirable today. It is dangerous, but it is also alluring, […]

The Hudson Highway

The Hudson Highway

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy The river that flows two ways, the river of tides, the Great River of the Mountains – The Hudson has inspired countless artists and dreamers but is more than just a muse. From the early 17th century to the present day, the Hudson River served as a passageway into […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1981 Rolls-Royce Corniche, $39,600, Milestone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1981 Rolls-Royce Corniche, $39,600, Milestone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1981 Rolls-Royce Corniche convertible with a classic blue over silver exterior and a black interior, and just 15,707 actual miles, sold for $39,600 at a sale of fine cars and other items from the Charlie Schalebaum collection, held October 14th by Milestone Auctions […]

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2015

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $5,029 (36 bids): Carved Chinese Bamboo Boat, Immortals, Late Qing Dynasty. A hollow section of bamboo root carved as a gathering of Immortals and Scholars, with leafy pine tree canopy and wave-shaped hardwood stand. Condition: the wood is dry, dusty and uncleaned, two heads missing, and possibly a section […]