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Item Details

Lot #60
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$22,000.00(hammer price)
 $26,400.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 17, 2016

Description

EXCEPTIONAL POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Mid-19th Century
Depicts a whaleship in foreground flying an HRH" agent's flag and another whaleship in the distance. Active scene of two waifed whales, a stoved boat, three whaleboats and a pod of whales surrounds the ship. 5.25" x 11.75".
Note: Figure 111 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman (2015).
Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection."

Condition

Panbone maintains its natural curvature.

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