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Item Details

Lot #76
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)
 $3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY NAUGHTY LEG" PIE CRIMPER WITH SCRIMSHAW DECORATION Mid-19th Century
Boldly proportioned crimper in the form of a lady's leg and boot. Polychrome scrimshaw decoration of red flowering vines along the length of the leg and wheel mount, and a monochrome harlequin and sawtooth band encircling the calf. Boot detailed with inlaid silver buttons and a carved tread pattern on the underside. Fluted wheel. Length 7.25".
Provenance:
Wayside Antiques, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

Faint age lines.


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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