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Item Details

Lot #1020
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$800.00(hammer price)
 $960.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMay 3, 2017

Description

WHALEMAN-MADE SAW Third Quarter of the 19th Century
Carved whalebone frame with steel blade. Twine and tension bar are replacements. Height 7.75. Length 12.5".
Provenance:
David Wood Collection.

Figure 187 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman (2015).
Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection."

Condition

As noted.

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