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Lot #1024
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$225.00(hammer price)
 $270.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 26, 2017

Description

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Mid-19th Century
Coconut shell bowl. Turned and notched wooden handle with whale ivory end carved in the form of an eagle's head with scrimshaw eye. Whale ivory mount between handle and dipper. Length 14.5.

Figure 158 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman (2015).
Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection."

Condition

No damages noted.

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