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Item Details

Lot #5
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$1,600.00(hammer price)
 $1,920.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 19, 2016

Description

WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century
Handle carved in the form of a serpent with a two-tined fork at head. Leaf forms at tail support a solid wheel. Length 5.5.
Note: Figure 140 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman (2015).
Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection."

Condition

Several faint age cracks at handle.

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