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Lot #1061
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$600.00(hammer price)
 $720.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 28, 2017

Description

TWO WHALEMAN-MADE SCRIBES Mid-19th Century
One made entirely of whalebone save for a steel marking tip. Length 6.25. Other in hardwood with inset whalebone panel and steel marking tip. Length 6".

Figure 123 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman (2015).
Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection."

Condition

No damages noted.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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