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Lot #59
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00
Last UpdatedOctober 2, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY AND SHELL PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century
Leaf-shaped handle with whale ivory frame and shell panel. Shaft with a dark metal leaf-shaped inlay. Same metal used for wheel mount. Wheel comprised of a shell disk and a fluted metal ring. Rivet decoration throughout. Length 6. Includes stand.
Provenance:
Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection (retains collection sticker on underside of stand).
Hyland Granby Antiques, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts
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Condition

Metal ring from wheel is partly loose from shell disk. At least one rivet missing.

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