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Item Details

Temp #19
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00
Last UpdatedDecember 4, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY AND EXOTIC WOOD PIE CRIMPER 19th Century
Turned and incised handle with bulbous terminal and medial exotic wood band. Fluted wheel. Deep, rich patina and some pearling. Length 6.25.
From the Estate of Justin Cobb.
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

Crack at joint of wheel mount and shaft, possibly restored. Other age lines, typical of the age and material.

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