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Item Details

Lot #17
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$550.00(hammer price)
 $660.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedDecember 17, 2019

Description

INLAID WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century
Handle with knob terminal, stepped carvings, tapered shaft and relief-carved wheel mount. Knob with contrasting dot inlay, possibly baleen or ebony, though one dot is mother-of-pearl. Whalebone fluted wheel. Deep rich patina. Length 4.25.
From a Long Island Collection.
This item is not available for international delivery without CITES and other necessary permits. Obtaining these permits is the obligation of the buyer. Please be aware of current international and domestic regulations and bid accordingly."

Condition

Some pearling and other areas of naturally occuring uneveness of 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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