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Item Details

Lot #3
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$3,750.00(hammer price)
 $4,500.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 27, 2016

Description

WHALE IVORY AND EBONY PIE CRIMPER First Half of the 19th Century
Handle with alternating whale ivory and ebony banding. Two whale ivory wheels, one with openwork floral design. Small ring attached to end of handle. Wonderful patina. Length 6.
Provenance: Howard and Catherine Feldman Collection.

Note: Figure 130 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman (2015).
Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection."

Condition

Very slight age crack to top of shaft near wheels.

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