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Item Details

Temp #25
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00
Last UpdatedMay 1, 2019

Description

COCONUT SHELL DIPPER WITH CARVED AND INLAID WHALEBONE HANDLE Mid-19th Century
Top half of handle carved in a cross hatch pattern. Lower half with alternating bands of island wood, whalebone and whale ivory. Whale ivory hanging loop pinned to top of handle. Handle attached to bowl with a whale ivory heart-form mount. Length 13.5."

Condition

Handle off-set from mount.

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