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Lot #1018
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$700.00(hammer price)
 $840.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJune 2, 2017

Description

WHALEBONE YARDSTICK Mid-19th Century
With baleen ends. Incised hash marks, some marked with an inlaid baleen dot. Length 36.
Exhibited: Sea Life Park Whaling Museum, Oahu, Hawaii, November 1979 to March 1997.
Figure 147 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman (2015).
Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection."

Condition

Very slight warp.

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