Thursday, March 24, 2011

Come Sail Away

Neither one of us are huge fans of nautical style, but we can't deny there's a certain charm to it--especially if your son designed the ship motif of your best selling "Ohoy" wallpaper (brilliant from Fine Little Day!). Ah, the magic of the open seas...

Wood & tin sailor whiriligig via Liveauctioneers (sold for $2,100)

Ohoy wallpaper by Fine Little Day

Portrait of a boy in sailor suit, Leo Mielziner

Ship in a bottle from the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, ME

American scrimshaw decorated whale's tooth, c. 19th; Men's black naval frock coat, c. 1862 via Liveauctioneers

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