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Item Details

Lot #56
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00
Last UpdatedOctober 2, 2019

Description

IMPRESSIVELY LARGE WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER IN THE FORM OF AN ALBATROSS 19th Century
Albatross with two baleen bands and a baleen and metal eye. Bird's beak supports a nicely carved ruffled wheel with openwork pinwheel and circle. An unusual form in a folksy style. Length 8. Includes metal stand.
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Condition

Age cracks on top, two on both sides of bird head, and another on shaft.

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