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Item Details

Temp #20
DepartmentGeneral Marine
Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00
Last UpdatedOctober 11, 2018

Description

RARE WOODEN DECK WATER CASK FROM THE WHALESHIP WANDERER Late 19th Century
Includes canvas tag inscribed Deck Drinking Water Bucket from the Whaler Wanderer. Last out. One of the Whalers to Leave New Bedford Harbor" and stamped "C.C. Weed". Inscribed in pencil on underside of cask "The Wanderer Was the Last Whaler The Last One to Leave the Port of New Bedford". Height 10.5". Diameter 9".
Provenance:
Northeast Auctions.
R. DiLucia Collection.
Nina Hellman Antiques.
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Condition

Some rusting to strapping. Strapping is slightly loose.

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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