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Lot #19
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00
Last UpdatedOctober 2, 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. Approx. 8 x 14.25".
Provenance:
Richard "Sam" Sylvia, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The Collection of Sam and Donna McDowell."

Condition


This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer.

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