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Item Details

Lot #1
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$3,500.00(hammer price)
 $4,200.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 25, 2016

Description

RARE WHALE IVORY AND WALRUS IVORY SEVEN-WHEEL PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century
Shaft with mother-of-pearl inlay. Wheels at both ends with heart-shaped cutouts. Wheel mounts with deeply carved cross-hatch design. Crimping fork attached to shaft. Length 8.25.
Note: Figure 133 in Through the Eyes of a Collectorby Nina Hellman (2015).
Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection."

Condition

No damages noted.

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