Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

The Marine Sale

July 25, 2019

Total Items Found: 192
Low Estimate$150,000.00
High Estimate$250,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY EDWARD BURDETT Inscribed on lower edge Engraved, By Edward Burdett. Onboard Of The. Wm Tell."..."

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Low Estimate$25,000.00
High Estimate$35,000.00

ALFRED THOMPSON BRICHER, American, 1837-1908, Sailing off the coast., Oil on canvas, 18 x 30". Framed 25" x 36.75"."

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Low Estimate$320,000.00
High Estimate$380,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY EDWARD BURDETT Inscribed on lower edge Engraved. by Edward Burdett. of Nantucket. onboard of..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH WITH WALRUS IVORY AND WHALEBONE STAND Both teeth with bust portraits of gentlemen, one of a man in u...

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Low Estimate$12,000.00
High Estimate$18,000.00

ANTONIO GASPARO JACOBSEN, Danish/American, 1850-1921, The ship Harmonia at sea., Oil on canvas, 18 x 30". Framed 25" x 36.5"."

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Low Estimate$15,000.00
High Estimate$25,000.00

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, Anglo/American, 1817-1894, The American Ship Macedonian., Oil on panel, 8.5 x 13.75". Framed 13.5" x 18...."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE SHARON Ship Sharon" in mustard yellow lettering on the original red grain-painted gr..."

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Low Estimate$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Titled on edge Elizabeth of London". Obverse depicts a whaling scene w..."

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

HENRY SCOTT, United Kingdom, 1911-2005, Sunset off of Land's End - The Cutty Sark"., Oil on canvas, 20" x 24". Framed 26.5" x 30.5"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CAROLINE THURBER, Massachusetts/Washington, D.C./Ohio/France, 1864-1950, Cutting In The Whale -- From the Log Book of the Charles P..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

GORDON HOPE GRANT, New York/California/United Kingdom, 1875-1962, The King's Ship"., Oil on canvas, 50" x 60". Framed 57.5" x 67.5"."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an arch of stars, a foliate design, a key suspending two hearts backed by arrows, crossing British...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

FOLDING CHAIR OFF A YACHT By J. Herbert McNair. Mahogany frame with brass mounts and tufted black leather upholstery. Height when fo...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

SOLON FRANCIS MONTECELLO BADGER, Massachusetts, 1873-1919, Portrait of the Harvard., Oil on canvas, 26 x 42". Framed 35" x 50"."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

CASED MODEL OF THE AMERICAN TOPSAIL SCHOONER THE EAGLE Built by William Hitchcock many years ago. Plank on frame construction, with...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SAILOR-MADE LIFT-TOP SEA CHEST In black paint. Ropework beckets. Iron hinges. Ditty box interior. Inside lid with painted decoration...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

REGINALD NICKERSON, Massachusetts, 1915-1999, The two-masted schooner Lewis A. Edwards"., Oil on canvas, 22" x 28". Framed 25" x 31"."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A BRITISH THREE-MASTED SHIP With a lighthouse off her bow. Beautifully executed bowsprit and figurehead....

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with portrait of a bark flying a house flag with a star from the central mast. Reverse wi...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN SCOTT, English, 1802-1885, The Brig John Alice Brown" off Tynmouthe, England, Oil on canvas, 22.5" x 34.5". Fram..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a finely detailed spread-wing eagle over a modified compass rose. The eagle has a distinctiv...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a starboard view of a three-masted vessel with furled sails flying flags off the fore and mi...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

EXCEPTIONAL MARITIME SHADOW BOX DIORAMA Depicts a two-masted topsail schooner with white hull and nicely detailed decks and figures....

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

CASED MODEL OF THE STEAMSHIP SABINO". The "Sabino" is the oldest operational coal fired steamshop in the United States. Built in 19..."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

CHARLES THORNLEY, R.A., British, 1833-1918, Return of the haul., Oil on canvas, 10 x 18". Framed 15.75" x 23.75"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES HAMILTON, Pennsylvania, 1819-1878, Fishing Smacks of [sic] Coast of Ireland"., Oil on canvas, 28" x 40". Framed..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

LAMINATED MODEL OF A COMMUTER LAUNCH Removable wheelhouse painted with a scene of a sailor at the helm on a gold ground. Includes st...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

FOUR WHALE IVORY BODKINS Three with geometric carvings and one with clenched fist. Lengths from 2.25 to 3"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

ARTICULATED WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Double handle with heart, diamond and cross design. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Deep rich patina...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE GAMES BOX Polychrome geometric engraving on edges of box. Sliding top with cribbage board and extend...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SCRIMSHAW BILLY CLUB Stippled sawtooth design at base, two foliate sprigs at end and a star on the tip. Fitted with metal hanging lo...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WHITING STERLING SILVER YACHTING TROPHY Obverse with Presented to the Minnetonka Yacht Club Commodore H. J. Burton for First Class..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

TWO-PART DROP-LEAF TABLE FROM THE S.S. GOVERNOR COBB OF THE EASTERN STEAMSHIP LINE In mahogany. Rectangular molded-edge top fitted w...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

ANTOINE ROUX I, France, 1765-1835, Ship entering a port., Watercolor on paper, 17 x 22" sight. Framed 20" x 26"."

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL WITH SNAKE-FORM HANDLE Elegantly curved snake with inset eyes. Square shaft supports a fluted whalebone wh...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

FOUR ROPEWORK BLUDGEONS In varied forms. One with carved whalebone handle. Lengths from 14.5 to 16.5"."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19th Century, Portrait of the ship A.B. Thompson of Brunswick, Maine., Oil on canvas, 20 x 30". Framed 26" x 36"."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PORTRAIT OF A CAPTAIN Oval slice of panbone with a red and green zigzag border surrounding a three-quar...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE SPINNING JENNY Central figure of a woman in a bonnet feeds yarn to the wheels. A polychrome d...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

RARE WHALE IVORY SNATCH BLOCK Retains much of the shape of the tooth it was carved from. Length 4.25. Width 1". The Alexander MacCo..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

LOUIS DODD, English, 1943-2006, The U.S. Frigae United States off New York 1812"., Oil on board, 14" x 20". Framed 21" x 27"."

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

FRANCIS SWAINE, British, 1720-1782, Shipping in the channel., Oil on canvas, 19 x 24". Framed 23.5" x 28.5"."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

SCHOOL OF ELISHA TAYLOR BAKER, American, 19th Century, The two-master schooner G. Carman"., Oil on canvas, 24" x 32". Framed 28" x..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

LOUIS DODD, English, 1943-2006, The U.S. Frigate Constitution off the Cape of Good Hope"., Oil on board, 14" x 20". Framed 21" x 27"."

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE BUSK ATTRIBUTED TO W. HILL OR E. HILL Depicts six vignettes: an array of Masonic symbols, a whaling scene, a scene...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WHISK BROOM WITH WHALEBONE HANDLE Baluster-form handle with incised and relief-carved rings. Overall length approx. 8.5. This item..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

FINE AND IMPORTANT WHALE IVORY, EBONY AND COCONUT SHELL DIPPER Shell bowl elaborately carved with an American eagle clutching a Uni..."

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with scene of a three-masted sailing ship at sea. Scene is framed within a foliate arch w...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

CASED GERMAN SILVER ALLOY ROLLING RULE Marked Stanley, Great Turnstile, Holborn, London." Walnut case stamped "Max Ott". Case heigh..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

CASED CHRONOMETER BY EGGERT & SON, NEW YORK Brass-bound mahogany case with carrying handle. Chronometer dial marked Eggert & Son Ne..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

IRON BLUBBER HOOK WITH WHALEBONE HANDLE Handle with incised concentric rings. Pierced at end for rope hanging loop. Length 12. Prov..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides engraved with multiple elaborate and finely engraved vignettes. Obverse with Prince of...

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

NICOLINO VICOMPTE CALYO, Italian/American, 1799-1884, Sunset over Boston Harbor"., Oil on canvas, 26" x 36". Framed 32" x 43"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CHARLES THORNLEY, RBA, United Kingdom, 1833-1918, A view of Scarborough., Oil on canvas, 16 x 24". Framed 24.5" x 32"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

CLEMENT DREW, Massachusetts, 1806-1889, Long Island, Boston Harbor"., Oil on canvas, 18" x 30". Framed 22" x 34"."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

A PERIOD PHOTOGRAPH OF THE U.S.S. AYLWIN Sepia print, depicting her in New York harbor with other naval ships. USS Aylwin (DD-47), w...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

ROY CROSS, English, b. 1924, The Baltimore Clipper Swallow"., Watercolor and gouache, 20" x 29" sight. Framed 29" x 37"."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A BRITISH THREE-MASTED WARSHIP Ship with olive green hull is flying the British flag and a long red penn...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE LADY WELLINGTON ENGRAVER Obverse titled La Griffon & Bashante" depicts a naval battle in..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts Lady Liberty seated on a plinth holding an American shield in her right hand and a staff...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

CASED MODEL OF THE WHALE SHIP CHARLES W. MORGAN Cased dimensions, Height 27.5. Lenght 33.75". Depth 12.75"."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

JAMES MCAULIFFE, Massachusetts, 1848-1921, A heeling brig., Oil on canvas, 18 x 28". Framed 24" x 34"."

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Low Estimate$12,000.00
High Estimate$18,000.00

TIMOTHY FRANKLIN ROSS THOMPSON, British, b. 1951, Escape from the Brig 'Florida'"., Oil on canvas, 24" x 40". Framed 32" x 48"."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

RARE WOODEN DECK WATER CASK FROM THE WHALESHIP WANDERER Includes canvas tag inscribed Deck Drinking Water Bucket from the Whaler Wa..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Relating scenes of the U.S. Sloop of War St. Louis" at sea and "The Queen of the Sea", a long-haired woman..."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK A red and green border comprised of a floral vine, a diamond design and solid panels surrounds i...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with bust portrait of a portly gentleman. Reverse with profusely engraved interior scene of two male...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

US LIGHTHOUSE ESTABLISHMENT SEXTANT Interior of case with a glued paper label for T.S. & J.D. Negus Chronometers and Nautical Instr..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

RELIEF-CARVED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides carved with a leafy vine design. Relief-carved ring encircles base. Length 5. Prov..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a bearded lady in an evocative blue and black dress seated on a fancy red, blue and black...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE WITH STOVED BOAT SCENE After a painting by James Stewart. Depicts a whaling scene with a whaleship, a harpo...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, Circa 1875, Portrait of a Pacific Steam Navigation Company mail ship., Oil on canvas, 24 x 46". Framed 29" x 51"."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a bust portrait of a man, possibly an American Native or African, wearing a distinctive feather...

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Low Estimate$30,000.00
High Estimate$50,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO CALEB ALBRO Obverse depicts three vignettes. Upper vignette depicts an eagle perche...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, A naval engagement., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". Framed 29" x 41"."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a three-quarter-length portrait of a prim lady wearing a bonnet and a striped dress. Reverse wi...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with full-length portrait of a long-haired mustachioed frontiersman resting a long gun against one l...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH IN THE MANNER OF N.S. FINNEY Both sides with finely engraved and incredibly detailed religious scenes. Obver...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH FEATURING FASHION PLATE LADIES Both sides with full-length portraits of women, one holding a fold...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

RICHARD BARNETT SPENCER, English, active 1840-1874, Nelson's H.M.S. Victiory and numerous other vessells moored off a mountain fort....

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

ELABORATELY ENGRAVED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a building, possibly an American consulate in Africa or South America,...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH WITH BUST PORTRAITS OF WOMEN Both women in period dress, one with a bow in her hair and t...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND HORN CANE Octagonal whale ivory handle with shell inlay at top, and carved staggered horizontal lines and inlaid bal...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

H. DUREN SEXTANT Ebony frame with brass mounts and ivory degree scale. Nameplate engraved H. Durnen New-York Retailed by E. & G.W...."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

WHALEMAN-MADE SINGLE SWIFT Turned whale ivory yarn cup and clamp with incised red bands. Whalebone shaft. Swift cage with whalebone...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a full-length portrait of a woman wearing a red beaded necklace and an extravagantly patt...

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Low Estimate$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH WITH PATRIOTIC MOTIFS One tooth signed on edge E.A.G." Obverse depicts a standing Columb..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WOOLWORK PICTURE Multiple flags and standing figures of Britannia and a British sailor flank a crown, swords, a fleur-de-lis, a fami...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

PAINTED WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts two interlocking vignettes, one of a woman and child carrying baskets while walking along the shore an...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING ENGLISH-AMERICAN AMITY Obverse depicts a British and an American man, both holding thei...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW WORK WRITING BOX Exterior with floral and geometric design. Compartmented interior holds two ink bo...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

GROUP OF PERIOD AMERICA'S CUP YACHT PHOTOGRAPHS Attributed to James Burton (American, fl. 1893-1903). Includes a total of six images...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SAILOR-MADE BOX WITH WHALEBONE APPLIQUES Cherry box with exposed dovetails. Heart-, floral- and bird-form appliques on lid, and thre...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, Late 19th Century, The Devonshire Lass at Port, Oil on canvas, 17.5 x 23". Framed 27" x 32.5""

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Low Estimate$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WATCH TOWER Shaped wooden base with whalebone trim supports a central panbone panel flanked by scrimshaw whale's teeth, on...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SCRIMSHAW JAGGING WHEEL WITH RETICULATED WHALE IVORY HANDLE Handle with three baleen spacers. Fluted openwork wheel pinned in a bird...

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Low Estimate$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING FASHION PLATE LADIES Both teeth with finely rendered portraits of elaborately d...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

PAIR OF WHALEBONE CANDLESTICKS Turned socles and stems. Rectangular feet with beveled edges. Heights approx. 5."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

JOSEPH PARK SWEETSTER, American, 1831-1889, The Alice Montgomery., Oil on canvas, 24 x 40". Framed 25.5" x 41.5"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

RARE SEA CAPTAIN'S DAGGER Belonged to Benjamin Crowninshield, master of of the yacht Cleopatra's Barge of Salem, Massachusetts. Carv...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

RARE AND UNUSUAL SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE PLAQUE Carved whalebone figure of Neptune mounted on an oval piece of whale vertebrae. Neptune...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF A MAN AND WOMAN Obverse with monochrome profile bust portrait of a man with sid...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts two doves holding an olive branch at tip and a potted plant near base. At center, wrapping nearly ar...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

RELIEF-CARVED WALRUS IVORY PARROT FIGURE Height 3.5."

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Low Estimate$12,000.00
High Estimate$18,000.00

CARVED WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL WITH SNAKE-FORM HANDLE Looped snake with delicately carved mouth, inset eyes and support for head....

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

HIPPOCAMPUS-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Head supports a fluted wheel. Inset eye. Twisted tail with inset dots and sawtooth f...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Multiple vignettes around circumference of tooth, all with red and blue/green highlights. The upp...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Central panel depicts a flower blossom set on a stepped base with geometric designs. Central panel flanked...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

CHARLES DYE, United States, 1906-1973, Moonlight sail., Gouache on paper, 12 x 14.25" sight. Framed 20.75" x 23"."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

TWO SCRIMSHAW UTILITARIAN ITEMS 1) Carved whalebone stamp with clenched fist-form terminal, tiers of ogee carvings and two medial pi...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING THE CIRCUS PERFORMER ZAZEL" "Zazel", dressed in a low-cut gown, poses inside a barrel decorated a..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE-SIDED BUSK Obverse depicts a potted plant, a house, four hex signs, a large tree and two small trees. Im...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Red geometric bands separate two vignettes: a whaling scene and a patriotic spread-wing eagle. W...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH MOUNTED AS A SNUFF BOX Base mounted to a silver metal hinged box with applied stylized crest and engraved in...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

MILES & SAMUEL WALTERS, English, 19th Century, The Brig Mary Ann" of Liverpool., Oil on canvas, 22" x 34". Framed 25" x 37.5"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

PRESENTATION SPEAKING TRUMPET Body embossed with Presented to Capt. James F.P. Rust By The Members of the Association August 21st 1..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH FEATURING MOCK COMBAT SCENES Obverses both with monochromatic depictions of a man in trad...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

BUFFALO POTTERY SOUVENIR PITCHER OF NEW BEDFORD INTEREST Sepia transfer decoration of Sperm Whaling; 'The Capture'." on one side an..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING A SAILOR'S FAREWELL AND RETURN Both teeth with wonderfully detailed scenes that wrap aroun...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A WHALING SCENE Depicts a stoved whaleboat near a pod of whales and a broadside view of...

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Low Estimate$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE NAVAL MONUMENT ENGRAVER Depicts a naval engagement between six American and Eng...

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Low Estimate$15,000.00
High Estimate$20,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH A finely engraved South Seas whaling scene of a whaleship and four whaleboats off a pair of small...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

THOMAS BUTTERSWORTH, SR., United Kingdom, 1768-1842, Shipping off Eddystone Light., Oil on canvas, 18 x 24". Framed."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

AMERICAN OR ENGLISH SCHOOL, Circa 1860, Ships under sunset skies., Oil on canvas, 24 x 34". Framed 29" x 40"."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts ten vignettes: a tree, a church flying a Union Jack from the tower, a garden gate, a geometric sunburs...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts four finely engraved vignettes separated by floral and foliate garlands. Vignettes inclu...

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Low Estimate$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

PAIR OF UNUSUAL WHALE'S TEETH DECORATED WITH CHINESE MOTIFS Both teeth with scenes of Chinese figures in a landscape that wrap aroun...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF A FRIGATE Obverse depicts a larboard portrait of a 44-gun American frigate under...

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Low Estimate$3,500.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SAILOR'S FAREWELL MOTIFS Obverse depicts a berry vine surrounding a sailor embracing his swe...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A FRIGATE AND A FARMSTEAD Obverse depicts a stern-quarter view of a warship underway. Reverse depi...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

SIGNED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING HOPE AND PROSPERITY Scene of the symbolic figure of Hope seated on a wharf wraps around the...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

TWO WELL-DETAILED MINIATURE MODELS The British steam launch Revenge and the African Queen. Largest length 6. Provenance: A Prominen..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

CASED YACHT BINNACLE Mahogany case with compass marked Star, Boston with drop down door and copper top vent. Height 20. Width 9.5"...."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

CARVED WHALEBONE SERVING MALLET Length 6.75."

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Low Estimate$18,000.00
High Estimate$25,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING THE WHALESHIP LINDSEYS OF SYDNEY One tooth depicts a starboard bow-quarter view...

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Low Estimate$900.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

DECAGONAL ONE-DRAW TELESCOPE By Dollond of London. Reverse-tapered hardwood tube, probably walnut. Signed on draw Dollond London"...."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$700.00

CARVED WHALEBONE SCRIBE Marked E.F.K." on both sides of slide. Length 9.75"."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

NICELY CARVED WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Eight-sided handle with faceted head. Length 6.25."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, Americam, 19th Century, The Schooner Hannah Little" off the Battery, New York., Oil on canvas, 26" x 40". Framed 3..."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF A BRITISH SOLDIER AND SAILOR Both figures holding a flagpole flying a large Union Jack in...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

TURNED WHALEBONE FID Length 13.5."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF W.J. FLORENCE Bust portrait identified below as W.J. Florence The Irish Comedian". Portrai..."

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

WHALE IVORY-HANDLED SAW Probably made for use in scrimshanding. Abalone cap at end of handle. Length 6.25."

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a brig at sea flying a large British ensign with red field and Union Jack in cant...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

BALEEN BLUDGEON OR BLACKJACK" Double-ended bludgeon with shaft made from eight twisted strands of baleen bound at the ends with twi..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE SCRIMSHAW CHURCH-FORM BOX Rectangular wooden box with sliding lid, whalebone trim, and whalebone and baleen...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19th Century, Yachts racing., Oil on canvas, 30 x 38". Framed 35" x 43"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALESHIP OMEGA Ship Omega" in mustard yellow lettering on a brown grain-painted gro..."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A WOMAN Half-length portrait of a topless woman arranging her long hair. Above the portrait is a b...

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH, KNOWN AS THE LIGHTNING TEETH" Two teeth from the same jaw but not a symmetrical pair. T..."

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH MEDITATION" AND "THE SHIPWRECK'D TAR" ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES CHAPMAN TINKER Both signed "J.C.T. Sculp"..."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

CANE WITH CARVED WALRUS IVORY HANDLE Handle carved in the form of a polar bear bent over at the waist and with inset wood eyes. Coll...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING A SOLDIER AND HIS LADY ON HORSEBACK One tooth depicts a soldier wearing a plume...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

NINE VOLUMES LLOYD'S REGISTER OF AMERICAN YACHTS For the years 1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1970. Publisher: L...

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Low Estimate$15,000.00
High Estimate$20,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH BY THE BANKNOTE ENGRAVER Both teeth with oval portraits of women on both obverse and reverse. One to...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE, WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN DOUBLE SWIFT WITH ORIGINAL BOX Turned whale ivory yarn cup...

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Low Estimate$50,000.00
High Estimate$100,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS BY N.S. FINNEY Both engraved with multiple derivative vignettes of women, mostly nudes, and signed on...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

MINIATURE MODEL OF THE H.M.S. BOUNTY'S LAUNCH By Lloyd McCaffery. Plank on frame construction. Detailed with standing and running ri...

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Low Estimate$3,500.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

EXCEPTIONALLY CARVED WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Whale ivory knob handle with delicate relief floral and foliate carving surrounding a vacant...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

JOHN (JAMES) WILSON CARMICHAEL, British, 1800-1868, Shipping off Portsmouth Harbour., Oil on canvas, 23.5 x 36". Framed 28.25" x 41"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CARVED WALRUS IVORY CRIBBAGE BOARD IN THE FORM OF A SPERM WHALE Inlaid baleen diamonds at each side of game track. Articulated jaw a...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

PERIOD PHOTOGRAPH OF THE U.S.S. ALDEN A CLEMSON CLASS DESTROYER Signed lower right G.W.Waterman". With hand-tinted coloring and ins..."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an active whaling scene with four ships, five whaleboats and several whales. Scene is flanked on th...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

CARVED WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a turk's-head knot. Octagonal whale ivory collar with...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

BOXED WEMPE CHRONOMETER Battery-operated with electric quartz works. Serial #15182. Dial diameter 4. Box height 7.5". Width 7.5". D..."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

NARWHAL TUSK AND WHALE IVORY CANE Modified L-shaped whale ivory handle. Narwhal tusk shaft with its natural spiral form. Length 35."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

WHALE IVORY PUZZLE BOX IN THE SHAPE OF A WHALESHIP HULL With large bowsprit and carved billethead. The top panel swings to the left,...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WHALE IVORY DOUBLE BLOCK Length 2.5. Provenance: Sotheby's Americana Auction, June 17, 1998, Lot #709. From the Folk Art & American..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SUNDERLAND PITCHER AND BOWL Decorated with maritime scenes and the Iron Bridge. Pitcher height 5.5. Diameter 13". Bowl height 4.75"..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

SCHOOL OF WILLIAM STUBBS, American, Late 19th Century, Two-masted schooner at sea., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". Framaed 31" x 43"."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE DOUBLE SWIFT Yarn holder cup at top. Upper portion of shaft with baleen bands. Extensively turned collar a...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

ATTRIBUTED TO CLEMENT DREW, Massachusetts, 1806-1889, A ship in high seas., Oil on canvas, 21 x 29". Framed 32" x 24"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

A SAIL/STEAM HULL MODEL The molded hull in steel with four cross frames, two with mast partners, rudder, propeller and propeller sha...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, A full-rigged ship of Dover., Oil on canvas, 20 x 30". Framed 27" x 37"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

ATTRIBUTED TO ARISTIDIUS DE CLERCK, Belgian, 1841-1899, A barque off a lighthouse., Gouache, 22.75 x 32.5". Framed 26" x 36.25"."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, The brig Sophia"., Oil on canvas, 24.5" x 34". Framed 30" x 39.5"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

PANBONE BASKET Flared sides comprised of crisscrossed staves. Staves affixed to whalebone rim and wooden base plate with metal pins....

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BRASS DOLPHIN-FORM RUDDER HEAD Recessed pulley to accommodate steering lines. Width 19.5. Provenance: A Prominent New York Collection."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

CAMPHORWOOD TRAVEL DESK Desk is mechanized. When drawer is pulled to an open position, a tambour slide at top releases a writing sur...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 18th Century, Whaling scene., Watercolor on paper, 15 x 20" sight. Framed 22" x 27"."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

LOUIS DODD, English, 1943-2006, Capture of Guerriere by USS Constitution - Captain Isaac Hall 1812"., Oil on panel, 15" x 23". Fram..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

JOHN THOMAS SERRES, British, 1759-1823/25, A view of the coast of Jersey., Oil on canvas, 24 x 34". Framed 29.25" x 39.25"."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

BRITISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, A side-wheeler in heavy seas., Oil on canvas, 20 x 29". Framed 25" x 33.5"."

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$400.00

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Curved whale ivory handle with multiple geometric carvings. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Deep rich patin...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME BONE GAMES BOX Domed cover with concentric circle design opens to reveal a secondary sliding l...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE-SIDED BALEEN BUSK Obverse depicts a town scene with houses, church, trees and an obelisk memorial. Reverse depicts...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

* HEXAGONAL WALNUT AND WHALEBONE BOX Lift top with brass bail handle and whalebone panels with contemporary engravings of whaling an...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND NARWHAL TUSK CANE Whale ivory knob handle, thin contrasting collar and narwhal tusk shaft. Atypically, the narwhal t...

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Low Estimate$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

COMPLETE SET OF THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK IN EIGHT VOLUMES, PLUS ATLAS VOLUME A uniformly bound set, all Q with three-quarter calf...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

WHALEBONE FID AND A CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Fid with three incised lines at top. Length 7.5. Seam rubber with faceted terminal, r..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Considerable pearling throughout. Length 4.25."

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