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Lot #85
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00
Last UpdatedJune 4, 2019

Description

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Mid-19th Century
One side of blade engraved with a ship and boat, contained within a rectangle with quarter moons at corners. Handle engraved on both sides. One side with a heart within a sawtooth border. The other side with a foliate design contained within a sawtooth border. Length 4.25.
Provenance:
Bill Coffin Collection, Rafael Osona Auctions, Nantucket, Massachusetts, August 8, 2004, Lot #405.
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Condition

Old gouge, possibly done in the making, on edge of terminal on side with heart engraving.

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