Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Featuring the Judge Paul E. Vardeman Collection and the Sam and Donna McDowell Collection.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. 

Exhibition:
Wednesday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the sale day beginning at 8:45 a.m. 

Catalog:
Available in early July. To order a catalog, please call 508-385-3116 or email info@eldreds.com. 

Total Items Found: 468
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$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$120,000.00
High Estimate$160,000.00

HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH SIGNED BY WILLIAM A. GILPIN Subtlety signed W A Gilpin" within a delica..."

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Low Estimate$70,000.00
High Estimate$100,000.00

MONTAGUE J. DAWSON, English, 1890-1973, The Storm Jetty"., Oil on canvas, 40" x 50". Framed 47" x 57"."

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Low Estimate$60,000.00
High Estimate$80,000.00

EXTRAORDINARY CARVED, SCRIMSHAWED AND INLAID WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE Whale ivory handle carved as a fist clenching a snake co...

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Low Estimate$60,000.00
High Estimate$80,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE NAVAL MONUMENT ENGRAVER WITH ORIGINAL WHALING SCENE This is the only known tooth by the Na...

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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$40,000.00
High Estimate$60,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE PLAQUE WITH EXCEPTIONAL WHALING SCENE Depicts a three-masted whaleship flying a black and red pennant...

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

JOHN MECRAY, American, 1937 - 2017, The American clipper ship Flying Cloud, Oil on canvas, 20 x 32". Framed 2.5" x 37.25""

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

VERY RARE PIECE OF PAINTED PANBONE One of the largest pieces of panbone we have ever seen. Depicts panoramic whaling scene of a whal...

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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$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$25,000.00
High Estimate$35,000.00

CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN FIGURE OF THE LITTLE NAVIGATOR Easily the finest example to come on the market in decades, extremely well-...

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Low Estimate$25,000.00
High Estimate$50,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM LEWIS RODERICK Depicts a whaling scene of a whaleship, three whaleboats and two visibl...

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

LARGE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING MELVINA WRIGHT" Obverse with a full-length portrait of a Victorian woman holding..."

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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$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

WHALESHIP FIGUREHEAD Beautifully carved in the form of the bust of a woman supported on blue scrolls. Woman with elaborately curled...

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

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, Anglo/American, 1817-1894, Shipping off Fastnet Rock., Oil on board, 6 x 12.5", framed 12" x 18.5"."

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

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, Anglo/American, 1817-1894, Ship in a storm., Oil on board, 6.125 x 9.25", framed 12.25" x 15.25""

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH IN THE MANNER OF EDWARD BURDETT Depicts a three-masted whaleship flying a large American flag off...

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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$15,000.00
High Estimate$25,000.00

THOMAS HOYNE, Illinois / Massachusetts, 1924-1989, Steel to Starboard"., Oil on canvas, 26" x 38". Framed 36" x 48"."

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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$12,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS WITH CARVED AND ENGRAVED DECORATION Tips of tusks carved in the form of a flower blossom,...

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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$12,000.00
High Estimate$18,000.00

PATRIOTIC POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a Liberty" banner above a spread-wing eagle clutching an "E Pluribus U..."

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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$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

PATRIOTIC POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL W. TENNEY Tenney is also known as the King of the Sea Artist". Sc..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING NAVAL ENGAGEMENTS One side depicts the battle between the Shannon" and the "Chesapeake..."

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

FINE DOUBLE EAGLE PLAQUE BY PETER Q. LIBBEY Boldly carved and painted pine rendering of two eagles clutching a red, white and blue A...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle above a portrait of a brig above a scene of a gaff-rigged slo...

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

PAIR OF PATRIOTIC POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Obverses depict vignettes of ships at sea above a patriotic design of a spread-...

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

ADMIRAL RICHARD BRYDGES BEECHEY, English, 1808-1895, Dramatic marine scene., Oil on canvas, 36 x 53.25". Framed 43"x 58.5"."

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

DOUBLE-SIDED SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE PLAQUE Obverse depicts a whaling scene with a whaleship and four whaleboats in pursuit of a pod of...

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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$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

RARE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH ANTI-SLAVERY IMAGERY Obverse, sourced from the frontispiece of Abel Bowen's The Naval Monument, de...

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Low Estimate$9,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

WHALING JOURNAL OF EDWARD S. TUCKER OF THE BARQUE MARCELLA. Tall folio book, 13. 5 x 8.25," 200 pages of entries (54 pages blank),..."

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Low Estimate$9,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH SERPENT-FORM HANDLE Serpent's body emanates from a curved square shaft with a deeply carved border, ste...

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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$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PATRIOTIC MOTIFS Obverse depicts an image and verse sourced from The Kedge Anchor; or, Young...

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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$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

PANBONE BOX WITH POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW DECORATION OF AN EAGLE Rectangular lidded box with dovetail construction, made from panbone se...

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

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN, Dutch / American, 1850-1921, The steam / sail vessel Niagara"., Oil on canvas, 22" x 36". Framed 2..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE LOCKET ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a characteristic Locket Engraver portrait of a dark-haired...

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

SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK WITH CARVED EAGLE'S HEAD AND ENGRAVED DECORATION, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL W. TENNEY Tenney is also known as the ..."

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

FINE WHALEBOEN CANE WITH WHALE IVORY HANDLE CARVED AS A CLENCHED FIST Handle and faceted collar carved from a single piece of whale...

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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$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$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$7,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

AFRICAN LADY FIGUREHEAD Three-quarter length woman with a teal blue cloth draped across her chest and a yellow-trimmed skirt. Scroll...

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

AN ADMIRALTY STYLE MODEL OF THE H.M.S. DELIGHT The hull, built up in plank-on-frame construction, with the planking left off below t...

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

NAPOLEONIC-STYLE MODEL OF THE 2ND RATE SHIP-OF-THE LINE H.M.S. CONQUEROR The hull, built up from the solid and planked-in bone, with...

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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$6,000.00
High Estimate$9,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF THE SHIP CYANE Obverse with fine portrait of the U.S. Navy sloop-of-war flying a long penna...

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

CLAUS BERGEN, German, 1885-1964, Lonely Sea, Oil on canvas, 39.5 x 71", framed"

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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$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$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A BRITISH FRIGATE H.M.S. UNICORN The hull, built up from the solid and planked in bone, wit...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BATTLE ENGRAVER Obverse depicts an Anglo-American battle between two warships,...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BOX ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM HILL Sliding lid's central panel engraved with Neptune in his chariot and inlaid with...

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

THREE ILLUSTRATED ROYAL NAVY LOG BOOKS Kept by F. O. Passy who served aboard the H.M.S. Prince Consort as a cadet and midshipman fro...

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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$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$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

NARWHAL TUSK Length 82.5."

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

LARGE MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL Hardwood model with fifteen lifts. Pine backboard painted black. Discovered by the consignor...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A SAILOR AND A LADY Obverse depicts a bearded sailor in a striped shirt, wide-legged pants and fla...

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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$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$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY HENRY VINCENT GERRODETTE Obverse depicts two conjoined vignettes: two hearts pierced by an arr...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A HARPOONED MERMAID A whimsical scene of a whaleman standing at the bow of a whaleboat to harpoon...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE STAR ENGRAVER Depicts an American shield below crossing flags, one the British...

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

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE SECTION WITH WHALING SCENE Panoramic scene with full-rigged ship flying an American flag at center, surrounded by...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING THE BURNING OF MOSCO" Proscenium arches surround a scene of Napoleon on horseback leading his tro..."

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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$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$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

WHALE IVORY NAUGHTY LEG" PIE CRIMPER WITH SCRIMSHAW DECORATION Boldly proportioned crimper in the form of a lady's leg and boot. Po..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WATCH TOWER COMMEMORATING THE H.M.S. FURY Constructed of two scrimshaw whale's teeth flanking an engraved whalebone tower,...

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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$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

CANE WITH WHALE IVORY HANDLE CARVED AS A FIST CLENCHING A SNAKE Snake with inlaid eyes and engraved scales wraps around the hand and...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE JAW SECTION ATTRIBUTED TO THE PANBONE ENGRAVER Depicts exceedingly well rendered and finely detailed po...

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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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

CANE WITH SUPERBLY CARVED WALRUS IVORY HANDLE IN PATRIOTIC MOTIFS Grip portion of the L-shaped handle carved in the form of an eagle...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH HAND-FORM HANDLE Hand with finely rendered shirt cuff, palm and fingernails graps a grooved shaft in it...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A WHALESHIP AND A WARSHIP Obverse depicts a highly detailed view of a whaleship cutting...

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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$4,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER WITH OPENWORK HANDLE Handle comprised of four sections of whalebone in varying pillar, pierced heart and other...

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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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

PATRIOTIC SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH HONORING GEORGE WASHINGTON An assemblage of patriotic imagery wraps around the circumference of th...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Lavishly engraved with multiple vignettes including hex signs, a sun face, a spread-wing eagle with banner,...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH PREPEAR TO MEET THY GOD" Obverse depicts a couple, possibly Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary, in formal dr..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH LADY LIBERTY AND OTHER PATRIOTIC IMAGES Obverse depicts Lady Liberty holding a flagpole in h...

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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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH BRITISH PATRIOTIC IMAGERY ATTRIBUTED TO W. HILL Multiple patriotic images and vignettes cover the circu...

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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$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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

DIVER'S BELLOWS Used to supply air to deep-sea divers. Operated via a side-mounted iron wheel. Marked on plaque Diving Apparatus A...."

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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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

WHALE-FORM SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE CRIBBAGE BOARD Engraved and pierced game board surrounded by an engraved whaling scene of a whaleship...

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

WOODEN SEWING BOX SURMOUNTED BY A DOUBLE SWIFT Two-tier box with wooden spikes at the corners, inlaid polychrome scrimshaw whalebone...

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

CANE WITH WHALE IVORY HANDLE CARVED AS A SAILOR'S HEAD Sailor wearing a wide-brimmed hat and shirt collar. Engraved hair, eyebrows a...

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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$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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH EAGLE AND WHALING IMAGES Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle clutching olive branches and ar...

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

MARSHALL JOHNSON JR., Massachusetts, 1850-1921, A tug and full-rigged ship. Possibly Boston Harbor., Oil on canvas, 18 x 30". Frame..."

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE LOCKET ENGRAVER Obverse with two ship portraits, one identified as the John Adams". Rever..."

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING KELLY THE PIRATE Attributed to Israel Young of Scituate, Massachusetts. A sawtooth and harlequin b...

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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$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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH VASE Carved with serrated rim, incised grooves and footed base. Scrimshaw decoration on one side of a dog ho...

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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$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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SWIFT Turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment knobs and clamp, all with red and blue incised lines. Whaleb...

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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$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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN, Dutch / American, 1850-1921, The Lightning"., Oil on board, 12" x 20". Framed 18" x 27"."

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

HEXAGONAL WHEELHOUSE LANTERN Taken from a passenger ferry wheelhouse and accompanied by a photograph of the lantern atop a ferry, ph...

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

ILLUSTRATED SHIP'S JOURNAL Journal of Seth Barlow for his own Amusement" kept onboard the brig Nancy, one part covering a "Voyage f..."

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING BRITISH THEATRICAL FIGURES Attributed to the Juvenile Theater Engraver. Both teeth men in...

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

EXCEPTIONAL SCRIMSHAW WATCH HUTCH In the form of a two-story building with balconies. Made from ebony faced with pierced whalebone v...

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

SIGNED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Scenes on both obverse and reverse signed lower right JC". Obverse depicts a sailor on a shoreline w..."

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

DOUBLE-SIDED SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE PLAQUE Obverse with scene a whaleship cutting in above an active whaling scene with at least three...

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

CARVED BILLETHEAD, POSSIBLY ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN BELLAMY Beautifully scrolled and acanthus carvings. Inset iron mounting hook on back....

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH SHELL AND SILVER INLAY AND STAR-SHAPED WHEEL Tapered elliptical handle with beveled edges and geometric...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A YOUNG LADY Depicts the young lady leaning out an arched window. Window framed with ge...

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS Both with an elaborate floral vine above four vignettes. One tusk depicts a puppy jumping on a child...

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE WITH TURK'S-HEAD KNOT DESIGNS Whale ivory handle with turk's-head knot on a cylindrical stem with she...

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

PAIR OF WALNUT GANGWAY BOARDS Each with applied five-point star and anchor and brass mounts. Heights 34. Widths 21"."

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SWIFT ON AN OCTAGONAL WOODEN BASE Swift with turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment knobs and screw, whal...

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

HADLEY QUADRANT ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM WILLIAMS OF MARBLEHEAD AND BOSTON Includes wedge-shaped wooden case inscribed Schr Goodwin";..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING AN ACTRESS AND MAZEPPA Obverse depicts the famous actress Mdm. Celine Celeste in her fa...

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

CASED PLANK-ON-FRAME MODEL OF THE U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION Heavily rigged with all standing and running cords. Planked deck with ca...

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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$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

AMERICA'S CUP YACHTS PURITAN AND RELIANCE Nathaniel L. Stebbins (American, ) Puritan period silver bromide print, 7.5 x 9.5", 11.75..."

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

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN FID WITH CARVED FIST DESIGN Whale ivory terminal carved in the form of a fist clenching a small snake that wr...

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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$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH WITH PORTRAITS OF WOMEN An asymmetrical pair, with nearly identical portraits of the same...

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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$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH STAR AND HEART DESIGN HANDLE Flat-sided shaft with carved geometric designs, two pierced hearts and a...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH EAGLE-FORM WHEEL MOUNT Square shaft with canted edges, a medial baleen or wood band, and stepped carvin...

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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$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH ATTRIBUTED TO THE STAR ENGRAVER Both depict a stylized American flag above a spread-wing eagle with...

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

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY SWIFT WITH COIN SILVER ACCENTS Turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment knob and clamp, all with coin silve...

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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$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

WATCH HUTCH WITH WHALEBONE AND WALRUS IVORY ADORNMENTS Carved from walnut in the form of a tall-case clock. Arched bonnet with circu...

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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$2,000.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH WHALING SCENE In the foreground, a harpooner stands at the bow of a whaleboat, aiming a harpoon at a su...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH EAGLE AND SHIP PORTRAIT Probably Civil War era. Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle, a banne...

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

SHIP'S BINNACLE With brass balloon cover, side lantern, compass from Kelvin & Baird, and cylindrical cast iron compensating mounts o...

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

WHALE IVORY CANE HANDLE CARVED AS A CLENCHED FIST Handle carved as a right hand clenching a stick or a scroll, with a ruffled design...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Two-part geometric and architectural carved handle with faceted terminal. Fluted jagging wheel. Some pearlin...

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

SMALL WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN PIE CRIMPER, POSSIBLY MADE FOR A CHILD Handle terminal carved in the form of an eagle's head grasping a...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO HENRY VINCENT GERRODETTE Obverse depicts two vignettes: a red floral wreath enclosi...

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

IRON ARMADA CHEST Intricate lockplate on interior of lid. Iron bail carrying handles at sides. Two additional locking clasps on fron...

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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$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING BATTLESHIPS Both with rectangular scenes of battleships at sea, one depicting the Enterpr..."

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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$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$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

RARE FOLDING NAVIGATIONAL SLATE Front of wooden case with painted decoration of two American flags and a pennant on pole carved with...

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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$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$2,000.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

DIMINUTIVE TWO-PART BRASS-BOUND CAMPAIGN CHEST In mahogany. Upper case with two half drawers over a full-width drawer. Lower case wi...

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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$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$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Hefty pistol grip-style handle with two medial baleen bands. One end with a four-tine fork and simple wheel...

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

U.S. LIGHT HOUSE ESTABLISHMENT WALL REGULATOR CLOCK BY E. HOWARD OF BOSTON Quarter sawn oak case. Painted Roman numeral dial marked...

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