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Item Details

Temp #11
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00
Last UpdatedMarch 25, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN PAGE TURNER 19th Century
Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a lady's leg and boot, with engraved black buttons, red sealing wax trim, and black nail heads on soles. Thigh engraved T" on one side and with a heart pierced by an arrow on the other side. Baleen blade attached to handle with wooden mount. Length 10.5".
Provenance:
Finch & Co., London, 2007.
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Condition

Faint age lines on whale ivory components. Generally well preserved.

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