Trekkers – Wooden Lobster Pot Buoy Auction
Auction Ends: Jul 21, 2014 11:00 PM EDT

Lobster Buoys

Lindsay, Steve - "Coastal Tribe Fishing Buoy"

Item Number
23
Estimated Value
Priceless
Sold
$370 USD to Live Event Bidder
Number of Bids
1  -  Bid History

Live Event Item

After the online close, this item went to a Live Event for further bidding. Absentee Bidding offered.

Item Description

"Coastal Tribe Fishing Buoy" - This buoy was collected from a coastal tribe, and was probably used to mark the location of a fishing trap. Given the elaborate designs and lack of signs of wear, it may have been intended for ceremonial use, although it is completely functional.

ABOUT STEVE LINDSAY
A native of Long Island, New York, I moved to Quebec in my twenties to study wood sculpture with Pier Bourgault and Herman Raby at the Ecole de Sculpture sur Bois. Since 1977, I have lived in Tenants Harbor, sculpting mainly in local wood and stone. My commissions include 5 Maine Percent for Art projects in public buildings.

Please visit: www.stevelindsay.net

 

Special Instructions

THIS IS AN ONLINE TO LIVE AUCTION BIDDING ITEM. AFTER THE ONLINE BIDDING CLOSES ON JULY 15 AT 8AM, THIS ITEM WILL BE GOING TO THE LIVE EVENT FOR FURTHER BIDDING.

ABSENTEE BIDDING IS AVAILABLE. THE  LIVE AUCTION WILL TAKE PLACE ON JULY 16TH AT THE STRAND THEATRE.

 

All finished buoy artwork and item gift certificates may be picked up at the Trekkers office on 41 Buttermilk Drive in Thomaston, Maine. Any gift certificates will be mailed to the winners at no charge.

If the winner is unable to pick up the buoy artwork, it will be shipped to them and they will be responsible for all shipping and handling fees, which will be in addition to the winning bid amount. Items will be shipped and billed at standard industry rates through The UPS Store in Rockland, Maine.

All packing and shipping of the artwork buoys will be handled by The UPS Store in Rockland , Maine. Please contact them for a shipping estimate at 207-594-4200 or store2040@theupsstore.com.  

If you need to reach Trekkers with any questions about shipping, please call 207-594-5095.

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