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Item Details

Lot #121
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00
Last UpdatedOctober 3, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH INLAID HANDLE Mid-19th Century
Architectural handle with ball finial, a segment of open columns, a central faceted knop, a segment of closed columns, a seed-form segment and a baluster-form yoke. Knop with diamond-shaped abalone inlay. Fluted wheel. Deep patina. Length 5.5. Includes metal stand."

Condition

Yoke with small crack repaired with whale ivory pins, possibly done in the making. Small and unobtrusive age lines throughout. Some discoloration around metal pins.

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