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Item Details

Lot #1052
DepartmentWood
Sold For$2,100.00(hammer price)
 $2,478.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedNovember 4, 2015

Description

CARVED WOODEN SPERM WHALE ATTRIBUTED TO ALETHA MACY OF NANTUCKET Second Quarter of the 20th Century
Marked in pencil on underside of stand Macy". Whale with tack eyes and an open mouth bearing carved teeth. Original paint shows weathering and wear. Length 19".
Provenance: A Nantucket Estate."

Condition

Some old touch up to whale's mouth. Flaking and loss of paint as noted. Cracks to body and tail.

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