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Item Details

Lot #169
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00
Last UpdatedJune 6, 2019

Description

ARTICULATED WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Mid-19th Century
Double handle with heart, diamond and cross design. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Deep rich patina. Length 7.75.
A similar example of this popular form is illustrated in Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved by Stuart M. Frank (Boston: David R. Godine, 2012), fig. 10.27.
The Alexander MacCormick Scrimshaw Collection. 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

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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