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Lot #220
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00
Last UpdatedJune 24, 2019

Description

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE SECTION WITH WHALING SCENE Mid-19th Century
Panoramic scene with a full-rigged ship flying an American flag at center, surrounded by three whaleboats in varying pursuit of the six visible whales. Another whaleship is in the distance. The whaleboats are each manned by six whalemen. Carved scalloped design along left and right edges of panbone section. Approx. 8 x 14.25".
Provenance:
Richard "Sam" Sylvia, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The Collection of Sam and Donna McDowell."

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