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Item Details

Lot #229
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00
Last UpdatedJune 24, 2019

Description

BALEEN BLUDGEON OR BLACKJACK" 19th Century
Double-ended bludgeon with shaft made from eight twisted strands of baleen bound at the ends with twine. Mushroom-shaped weighted knobs at each end covered in ropework. Length 12.25".
Provenance:
Joseph Vallejo, Newport Beach, California
.
The Collection of Sam and Donna McDowell."

Condition

Wear commensurate with age and use. Some splitting of baleen shaft. Some deterioration of knobs.

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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