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Item Details

Lot #270
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00
Last UpdatedJune 8, 2019

Description

WHALEMAN-MADE SINGLE SWIFT Mid-19th Century
Turned whale ivory yarn cup and clamp with incised red bands. Whalebone shaft and staves. Height 23.75. Cage diameter 20". Includes stand. This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer."

Condition

Some age cracks to ivory. One stave broken.
This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer.

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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