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Item Details

Lot #90
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$650.00(hammer price)
 $780.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 15, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY CLENCHED FIST BODKIN Mid-19th Century
Terminal carved as a right hand clenching a stick or a scroll, with a ruffled and faceted shirtsleeve at wrist. Terminal pinned to a baluster-turned shaft with loose ring. Length 5.
Provenance:
Morgan Levine, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

Deep patina.

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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