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Lot #92
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$400.00(hammer price)
 $480.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

THREE WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE BODKINS Mid-19th Century
1) In whale ivory. Turned shaft with incised red lines. Length 4.75.
2) In whalebone. Scroll-form terminal relief-carved in a leaf design. Small unengraved silvered metal plaque inlaid on one side of terminal. Ring-turned shaft. Length 4.125".
3) In whale ivory and whalebone. Faceted polyhedral terminal. Tapered shaft with two medial baleen bands. Length 4.25".
The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

1) Some pearling. Some loss of red coloring. Small gouge on shaft. 2) No significant wear or damages noted. 3) Age line on shaft.


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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