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Lot #89
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)
 $3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 15, 2019

Description

UNUSUAL INLAID WHALEBONE FID Mid-19th Century
Pique baleen inlay in geometric patterns cover nearly the length of the tapered shaft. Length 13.
Provenance:
John Sylvia, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

Some inlay missing. Small old chip near tip.

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

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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