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Item Details

Temp #30
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00
Last UpdatedMarch 6, 2019

Description

SCRIMSHAW JAGGING WHEEL WITH RETICULATED WHALE IVORY HANDLE Mid-19th Century
Handle with three baleen spacers. Fluted openwork wheel pinned in a bird-form support, whose legs are position to form a heart. Replacement crimping fork. Length 6.75.
Provenance:
Richard A. Bourne Company Auctions, October 22, 1985.
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Condition

Fork is a replacement, as noted. One baleen spaccer spins. Handle with age least one age line. Wheel with some small chips missing.

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