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Item Details

Temp #2
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00
Last UpdatedMay 9, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SWIFT Mid-19th Century
Turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment knobs and clamp, all with red and blue incised lines. Whalebone shaft and staves. Clamp attached to a whalebone stand with three cabriole legs. Overall height 17.75. Cage diameter approx. 18.5"."

Condition

At least one stave is broken. Whalebone stand with breaks in legs.

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