Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

Fall Marine Sale

Scrimshaw

Thursday, November 21, 2019

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Beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. 

Exhibition:
Wednesday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the sale date beginning at 8:45 a.m.

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Total Items Found: 179
Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING FIGURES BY THE ROYAL HOTEL" A well-detailed scene that wraps entirely around the circu..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING LADY JUSTICE Seated on a plinth, wearing a laurel leaf crown, and holding aloft the scales of just...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH, POSSIBLY BY THE BATTLE ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a battle between two American-flagged ships and...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

ROSEWOOD, MAHOGANY AND WALRUS IVORY FOUR-POSTER DOLL'S BED Height 9. Length 12". Width 7.5". This item is not available for interna..."

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

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$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH WHALING SCENE AND SOUTH SEAS FIGURE Obverse depicts four whaleboats under sail, towing a waifed sperm w...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SEAFARING MOTIFS Obverse depicts a three-masted ship at sea, flying an American flag from the foremast...

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

EXTRAORDINARY SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING THE WHALING BARQUE FAWN CRUISING OFF NORTH ISLAND" An exceedingly large tooth with..."

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

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$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

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

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$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

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$200,000.00
High Estimate$300,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY EDWARD BURDETT Inscribed on edge William.Tell.", the name of Burdett's whaleship and signed on base "Eng..."

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Two-part handle separated by a baleen spacer. Upper half with hanging loop, an openwork heart and star, and...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Hefty pistol grip-style handle with two medial baleen bands and a four-tine fork. Fluted whale ivory wheel....

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Low Estimate$900.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

INLAID WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle with knob terminal, stepped carvings, tapered shaft and relief-carved wheel mount. Knob with c...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH LOOPED HANDLE Carved from a single piece of ivory, with stepped carvings near three-tined fork and whee...

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

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

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

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$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

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$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE DITTY BOX Lid with a mahogany top and a whalebone lip engraved with vine swags interrupted by pique a...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

COCONUT SHELL DIPPER WITH WHALE IVORY MOUNTS Island wood handle with a carved whale ivory ring-in-hand" terminal and a whale ivory..."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

COCONUT SHELL DIPPER WITH WHALE IVORY MOUNTS Turned island wood handle with whale ivory terminal and bowl mount. Mount engraved H.I..."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Central panel depicts a flower blossom set on a stepped base. Panel flanked by verses in script lettering:...

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

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$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Crisp and vivid engraving. Obverse with three hearts pierced by arrows, an evergreen, a tree and an American f...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an anchor wrapped in a length of rope, a shield and an olive branch, a potted plant, a three-masted...

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

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY SWIFT Together with an ivory multi-compartment needle case with red and blue incised banding. Swift with t...

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

WOODEN SEWING BOX SURMOUNTED BY A DOUBLE SWIFT ATTRIBUTED TO CAPTAIN JAMES ARCHER Two-tier box with wooden spikes at the corners, in...

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

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$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH A FULL-LENGTH PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN Standing with her right arm outstretched and pulling up the hem of he...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

WHALE IVORY IMPLEMENT, POSSIBLY A BODKIN Handle with crosshatch and stepped carvings surrounding a pierced keyhole, heart and circle...

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

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$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

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$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

PAIR OF WHALE IVORY CANDLESTICK-FORM PICKWICKS Turned bases with red and blue incised lines. Heights 5. From a Private Collection,..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

WHALE IVORY URN-FORM PICKWICK Turned cap and body with incised lines colored blue and red. Height 4. From a Private Collection, New..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

WHALE IVORY SPINNING TOP Engraved and inked with numbers 1 through 8. Length 3. From a Private Collection, New York This item is no..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

WHALE IVORY BELL-FORM PICKWICK Height 2. From a Private Collection, New York This item is not available for international delivery..."

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

WALRUS IVORY SEAM RUBBER WITH ROPE CARVING Turk's-head knot terminal. Shaft with deep rope carving. Blade, shaped like a heart when...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

MASSIVE WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER WITH TURK'S-HEAD KNOT HANDLE Handle and blade joined with a baleen spacer. Length 5.25. Includes me..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

TWO WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCKS One an uncommon miniature example. Lengths 1.5 and 2.75". From a Private Collection, New York This item..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

WHALE IVORY BIRD-ON-HAND" FOLDING KNIFE A parrot with glass eyes is perched on a folded hand. Finely carved, particularly the hand..."

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

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl with applied whalebone lip and parallel band. Elegantly scrolled handle with decorative carv...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

WHALE IVORY-INLAID YARDSTICK Faceted ebony or rosewood stick with whale ivory caps and geometric whale ivory inlay, including dots,...

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

WHALE IVORY RING-IN-HAND" PIE CRIMPER Terminal carved in the form of a hand grasping a freely moving ring. Stepped and elliptical s..."

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

WHALE OR WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER IN THE FORM OF A SNAKE Undulating body with thin baleen band. Head is forked to support the openwo...

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH SNAKE HANDLE Snake with carved and inset eyes, a wide carved grin and a looped tail. Shaft with contras...

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

IMPRESSIVELY LARGE WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER IN THE FORM OF AN ALBATROSS Albatross with two baleen bands and a baleen and metal eye. B...

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

WHALE IVORY SNAKE-FORM PIE CRIMPER S-looping snake with carved mouth colored red and engraved black eyes. Beautifully carved pinwhee...

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

WHALE IVORY HAND-HOLDING-EGG" PIE CRIMPER Terminal carved in the form of a hand, which appears to gently cup a large egg or ball. C..."

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

WHALE IVORY AND SHELL PIE CRIMPER Leaf-shaped handle with whale ivory frame and shell panel. Shaft with a dark metal leaf-shaped inl...

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

CANE HANDLE IN THE FORM OF A FIST CLENCHING A SNAKE Whale ivory or walrus ivory. A spotted snake is coiled around a clenched fist an...

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,200.00

DOUBLE SAILOR'S VALENTINE Composed of multicolored shells, and with the unusual addition of a crab. Left side with a heart surrounde...

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

RETICULATED WHALE IVORY CRIMPER Handle and shaft with elaborate scrolled designs. Shaft constructed of twin pierced panels pinned to...

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

RETICULATED WHALE IVORY CRIMPER Handle and shaft with openwork geometric and scrolled designs. Handle with diamonds, crosses and opp...

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

RETICULATED WHALE IVORY CRIMPER Handle and shaft with openwork designs including diamonds, crosses and opposing hearts arranged into...

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

RETICULATED WHALE IVORY CRIMPER Handle and shaft with openwork design of diamonds, crosses and opposing hearts, and a carved scroll...

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

WHALE IVORY SNAKE-FORM PIE CRIMPER Looped snake tapers to a rectangular shaft with diamond-shaped inlay and stepped carvings. Snake'...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Beveled square shaft with stepped carvings at both ends, near mounts for three-tine fork and serrated wheel....

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

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN-BANDED UNICORN PIE CRIMPER A full-bodied running unicorn with pointy ears and inlaid eyes and nostrils. Front...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE BUSK Finely decorated with three vignettes, separated by thin parallel lines. Upper vignette depicts a...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PATRIOTIC DECORATION AND WHALING SCENE Obverse depicts a variant of the Great Seal of the United States...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

WHALEBONE LETTER OPENER WITH SHELL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL HANDLE Handle constructed of layers pinned together. Both sides with alternat...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE-SIDED WHALEBONE STRAIGHT EDGE Both sides with maritime scenes amidst trailing foliate vines. Obverse dep...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

A PAIR OF EGG CUPS AND A PAIR OF CANDLESTICK-FORM PICKWICKS All made from whale ivory. Cups with red incised banding on stems. Pickw...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW SNAKE-FORM BODKIN Looped snake with red mouth, inset eye and black scales. Length 4.75. Includes metal stand...."

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

WHALE IVORY SNAKE-FORM BODKIN With inset eyes, probably baleen. Length 4.5. Includes metal stand. From a Private Collection, New Yo..."

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,200.00

WHALE IVORY BODKIN WHIMSY An unusual, and possibly unique, example. A pair of curved bodkins with stepped and faceted finials and fr...

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

COLLECTION OF NINE ELABORATELY CARVED WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE BODKINS Three with terminals carved as a clenched fist, one with fac...

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

COLLECTION OF EIGHT ELABORATELY CARVED WHALE IVORY BODKINS Two with terminals carved as a clenched fist, two as a hand clasping the...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

THREE WHALE IVORY BODKINS All with faceted terminals, one with contrasting dots, one with serrated tamper on top, and one with faint...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,400.00

PAIR OF WHALEBONE KNITTING NEEDLES With stepped whale ivory terminals and island wood banding. Lengths 13. From a Private Collectio..."

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

IMPRESSIVELY LARGE WHALEBONE FID Pierced with a large hole at top and incised with a line and swag design. Length 13.5. Includes st..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

ENGRAVED NAUTILUS SHELL Depicts a tropical scene with palm trees and a volcano contained within a medallion surrounded by scrolling...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

FOOD CHOPPER WITH WALRUS IVORY HANDLE AND STEEL BLADE Length 3.75. From a Private Collection, New York This item is not available f..."

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Low Estimate$180.00
High Estimate$250.00

BONE KNIFE, PROBABLY NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR Folding two-bladed knife, probably a personal or sewing knife. Terminal carved in th...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE IVORY NAUGHTY KNEE" BODKIN Nicely carved heeled boot, leg and scalloped stocking. Contrasting buttons and "garter", possibly..."

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH HEART-SHAPED FINIAL Architectural handle with finely carved tiers of stepped carvings and a reeded bulb...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH INLAID HANDLE Architectural handle with ball finial, a segment of open columns, a central faceted knop,...

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

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN-BANDED UNICORN PIE CRIMPER A full-bodied running unicorn with pointy ears, inlaid eyes and nostrils, and a fl...

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

WHALE IVORY AND WALRUS IVORY DOUBLE-WHEELED PIE CRIMPER Tapered shaft with knob terminal, a free-spinning ring, a static ring and co...

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

SCRIMSHAW WATCH TOWER Constructed of two scrimshaw whale's teeth flanking an engraved whalebone panel, all mounted on a mahogany bas...

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

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 Obverse depicts a three-masted ship in blue water. Three birds fly off her stern, and men in the...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse titled Mocha" depicts coastal buildings, mountains and wavy water. Reverse titled "Kenyo..."

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

WHIMSICAL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Whaling scene of three whales and six whaleboats that appear to be floating in air wraps around ci...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an active whaling scene with distant whaleship, three whaleboats in the water and five whale...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an American-flagged whaleship with nine whales off her bow. Reverse depicts numerous views o...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides with whaling scenes. Obverse depicts an American-flagged whaleship, three whaleboats i...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both depict active whaling scenes. One depicts a port view of a whaleship, three manned w...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH One depicts Lady Liberty and the other depicts Lady Justice. Both are seated on a plinth....

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

FIJIAN TABUA Made from a sperm whale tooth. Length 5.5. Width at base 2.5". Attached macrame rope, length 31".Provenance: John F. R..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A SHIPWRECKED SAILOR Depicts a kneeling young sailor praying for a fallen comrade at his feet, wit...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A STANDING FIGURE Possibly an actor, wearing a red plumed hat, a long cape and tall boo...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SHIP PORTRAIT A two-masted vessel flying an American flag at the stern. Deep patina. Length 4.75. This..."

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

CARVED WALRUS IVORY CANE HANDLE IN THE FORM OF AN ALLIGATOR ON A LOG Deeply carved and well-detailed alligator with sharp teeth and...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A CHILD WITH SCISSORS A full-length portrait of a child reaching for a string with one hand and ho...

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

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$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

PAIR OF RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TEETH Both with oval portraits of a man and a woman. Lengths 5.75. This item is not available for int..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a woman, a child and a sheep in a garden outside a stately home flying a large pe...

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

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

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

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$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH With original Harper's Weekly, May 4 1972 image. Horace Greely Presidential campaign caricature image I am..."

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

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$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE IVORY PIPE Carved in a geometric form. Marked on bowl META". One side depicts a three-masted ship, with a smaller s..."

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

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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

PAIR OF UNUSUAL WHALE'S TEETH WITH LACQUER DECORATION IN CHINESE MOTIFS Both teeth with scenes of Chinese figures in a landscape tha...

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

POLYCHROME ENGRAVED BONE PANEL WITH EROTIC SCENE Depicts an exotic woman resting her head upon a bolster pillow and a man wearing a...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts a flowering potted plant, a climbing tendril emanating from a pergola, and two side-by-s...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Abundantly and delicately engraved with a rising sun, entwined hearts, hex signs, potted plants, an elephant,...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

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

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

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$1,000.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

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$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

COCONUT SHELL DIPPER WITH CARVED AND INLAID WHALEBONE HANDLE Top half of handle carved in a cross hatch pattern. Lower half with alt...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

COCONUT SHELL DIPPER WITH PEWTER OVERLAY AND WHALEBONE INLAY Coconut shell bowl with pewter overlay in a concentric swag pattern. Sc...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

COCONUT SHELL DIPPER WITH WHALE IVORY MOUNTS Tapering fruitwood handle with whale ivory and contrasting wood spacers, a whale ivory...

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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$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

DOLPHIN-FORM CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Carved to hold a separate blade made from a heavy figured hardwood. Blade attached to handle...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

TURNED AND INCISED WHALEBONE FID Terminal with two old chips. Retains small length of old twine. Bone is dry. Length 10.13. From th..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

DECORATIVELY CARVED AND INLAID WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Octagonal handle with medial carved bands and a scalloped design. Exotic wood c...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER With tapered handle. Deep patina. Length 5.5. From the Estate of Justin Cobb This item is not available for i..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER With crescent-shaped terminal. Length 5.5. From the Estate of Justin Cobb This item is not available for inte..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

WHALEBONE FID With two incised lines. Nice patina. Length 10.5. From the Estate of Justin Cobb This item is not available for inter..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

TWO WHALEBONE AND WOOD SINGLE BLOCKS One appears to have all whalebone components conjoined with metal pins. Other with wooden cheek...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCK With metal pins. Length 3. From the Estate of Justin Cobb This item is not available for international deliv..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

SET OF SIX WHALEBONE CLOTHESPINS With incised lines. Lengths 5. Includes a wood and acrylic stand to display all six. Height includ..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN DITTY BOX Lid with wooden top and baleen lip. Box with wooden base plate and baleen sides engraved with two America...

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN DITTY BOX LID Top with well-executed portrait of a three-masted ship flying a large American flag off the stern, a...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH OPENWORK STAR WHEEL Tapered, beveled handle with medial baleen band. Architectural yoke supports a thre...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WHALE IVORY AND EXOTIC WOOD PIE CRIMPER Turned and incised handle with bulbous terminal and medial exotic wood band. Fluted wheel. D...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK, POSSIBLY BY THE STAR ENGRAVER Obverse with seven vignettes: an urn with a potted flower, a church in a gro...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Lobed top is engraved to form a striped heart. Also depicts a bouquet of flowers, two differing pinwheels,...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE FORGET ME NOT" BUSK Decorative lettering framed by delicate foliate garlands and sprigs. Length 12". From the E..."

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

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY SWIFT Turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment collars, adjustment screws and barrel-form clamp, all with i...

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

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY SWIFT Turned whale ivory yarn cup, adjustment collars, clamp and clamp adjustment screw, all with incised...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY SWIFT Turned whale ivory yarn cup and adjustment collars. Whalebone shaft, staves, and incised barrel-form...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

MAHOGANY AND WHALE IVORY ROLLING PIN Turned whale ivory handles with incised red bands. Mahogany roller. Length 15.5. From the Esta..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

MAHOGANY AND WHALE IVORY ROLLING PIN Turned wood and whale ivory handles with incised red banding. Dense wood roller with whale ivor...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

DOLL'S TALL POST BED WITH WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY INLAY Shaped headboard inlaid with two whale ivory hearts flanking crossed harpo...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

* POLYCHROME ENGRAVED JAWBONE BY CHARLES A. MANGHIS OF NANTUCKET Oval cartouche contains an Arctic whaling scene with four whaleship...

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

EXCEPTIONAL WHALE IVORY DOUBLE-WHEEL PIE CRIMPER WITH SNAKE-FORM HANDLE Finely executed snake with shaped head, carved and inked eye...

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

INLAID WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Two-part squared architectural shaft with stepped carvings, and inlaid shell and mother-of-pearl hear...

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

IVORY SNAKE-FORM PARASOL HANDLE Wide-headed snake with red-colored carved mouth and inset green eye loops twice and coils around a c...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SIGNED WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH SHELL INLAY Tapered square shaft with inlaid shell panels, one of which is mostly translucent,...

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

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

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

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

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Pistol grip handle constructed from five pieces of whale ivory separated by four shell bands. Handle termina...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$700.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH VENTING TOOL HANDLE One end of handle with fluted half cylinder, used to make vent holes in pie crust....

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

CHILD'S-SIZE WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Teardrop-shaped handle with stepped carvings and a pierced diamond. Fluted whalebone wheel. Len...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

ROLLING PIN WITH TURNED WALRUS IVORY HANDLES Mid-19th Century Walnut roller. Length 22.5. This item is not available for internatio..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

WOOD AND IVORY TABLE-MOUNT PIN CUSHION Engraved 1841". Cloth pincushion top. Turned wooden tightening screw. Length 7.5". This item..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

BONE SERVING MALLET WITH WOODEN HANDLE Length 8.25. From a Long Island Collection. This item is not available for international del..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

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$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN PAGE TURNER Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a lady's leg and boot, with engraved black buttons, red...

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

PAGE TURNER WITH WHALE'S TOOTH HANDLE Whale's tooth handle carved with a heart containing a hex sign on one side, an anchor with rop...

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

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

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

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$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

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$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A MAN IN AN INTERIOR Man dressed in a long blue-green coat and striped trousers sits in...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF A THREE-MASTED SHIP Ship flying an American flag off the stern. Length 6.5. This item is n..."

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

* ENGRAVED WHALE TOOTH WITH COASTAL SCENE Depicts a three-masted ship off a coast with lighthouse and two other buildings. Length 4....

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH COASTAL SCENE Depicts two birds flying above a two-masted whaleship off a cliffside lighthouse. Whalesh...

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

* SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH WHALING SCENE Depicts a three-masted whaleship, flying a pennant from the central mast and a flag off...

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF A TWO-MASTED SHIP IN THE ARCTIC Ship flying an American flag from the stern and is surround...

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

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY GARY TONKIN Obverse depicts a close-up waterline view of a whaling scene with two whale ships and two wh...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a port-side portrait of a three-masted ship with seven gunports. Reverse with a bouquet of flow...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse, probably engraved in the First Quarter of the 20th Century, depicts a whaling scene with a whaleshi...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

TWO CARVED WHALEBONE FIGURES A seated dog, height 2, and a fish, length 3.25". This item is not available for international deliver..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

ENGRAVED POLAR BEAR'S TOOTH Engraved Polar Bear Taken in The Arctic June 13th 1861". Length 5.5". This item is not available for in..."

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

WOODEN SEWING BOX MOUNTED WITH A PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Three-tier wooden box, probably commercially produced, with steeple...

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

WOODEN SEWING BOX SURMOUNTED BY A DOUBLE SWIFT Mahogany chest-style box with two drawers and flattened ball feet. Top and front inla...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

INLAID WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Shaped handle with pique inlay along the perimeter and center of both faces. Additional pique inlay o...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

ENGRAVED POWDER HORN Carved bone cap at narrow end engraved with a foliate design. Horn with multiple engraved vignettes and a folia...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

LOT OF WHALEBONE HOUSEHOLD IMPLEMENTS Eight clothespins and four glove stretchers. This item is not available for international deli...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

COLLECTION OF WHALEBONE IMPLEMENTS AND CARVINGS Includes 38 whalebone crochet hooks of varing lengths and design, and 19 other carve...

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

* WHALE'S EAR BONE Length 5. Per Federal Regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be sh..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

COLLECTION OF WHALING-RELATED ITEMS 1) Insurance policy issued by the Mutual Marine Insurance Company of New Bedford to William Hath...

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