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Fall Marine Sale

Thursday, November 21, 2019

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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: 470
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$3,500.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING NELSONS SHIP VICTORY"ATTRIBUTED TO W. HILL Titled in banner that loops around a crown. The Victor..."

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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$800.00

SAILOR-MADE CUTLERY BOX In walnut with whalebone inlay. Height 6. Length 13.5". Width 8.5". This item is not available for internat..."

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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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

WHALING JOURNAL OF THE BARK PIONEER OF NEW BEDFORD Titled on first page of entries A Journal kept onboard the Bark Pioneer of New B..."

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

WHALING JOURNAL OF THE SHIP ASIA OF HAVRE Titled on first page of entries A Journal kept onboard the Ship Asia of Havre during a wh..."

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

PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF A WHALING VOYAGE OF THE SHIP RODMAN Titled on first page Journal of A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean..."

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

FABULOUS TRAVEL JOURNAL OF MILO CALKIN, WHO SERVED ABOARD A NANTUCKET WHALESHIP Inscribed on first page To his esteemed, and valued..."

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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$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

MINIATURE PAINTING OF A WHALING SCENE Depicts a whaleboat striking a sperm whale, with a whaleship hove-to and a whaleboat under sai...

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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$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

FINELY CRAFTED SCRIMSHAW MEASURING STICK Mahogany shaft with whale ivory caps and whalebone trim. One side inlaid with two scrimshaw...

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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$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BOXWOOD MODEL OF THE BRITISH FIRST RATE 110-GUN HIBERNIA Planked copper-colored hull, with contrasting ba...

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

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR WOODEN MODEL OF A 46-GUN SHIP OF THE LINE Detailed with cut and pierced gun ports fitted with blackened b...

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Low Estimate$14,000.00
High Estimate$18,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A 64-GUN SHIP Hull planked in bone, with contrasting bands, probably baleen, between the gu...

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

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR NEAR-SCALE WOODEN MODEL OF A FRENCH 68-GUN MAN-OF-WAR Made from boxwood and other exotic woods. Copper-co...

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

JOHN SCOTT, United Kingdom, 1802-1885, English shipping scene., Oil on canvas, 27 x 42". Framed 39" x 54"."

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

RICHARD BARNETT SPENCER, United Kingdom, active 1840-1874, Battle of Trafalgar., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". Framed 32" x 44"."

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

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN, New York/New Jersey/Denmark, 1850-1921, Portrait of the steam/sail yacht Sovereign, Oil on canvas,...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

EDMUND DARCH LEWIS, Pennsylvania, 1835-1910, Two-masted vessel off the coast., Watercolor and gouache, 6 x 14". Framed 10" x 18.5"."

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

CANE WITH WHALE IVORY CLENCHED FIST HANDLE Handle carved as a right fist clenching a stick or a scroll, with nicely carved fingers a...

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

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE WITH TURK'S-HEAD KNOT HANDLE Whale ivory handle. Collar with bands of baleen, exotic wood and whale i...

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

ELEPHANT IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE Large ivory cue ball handle. Metal collar. Whalebone shaft with sections of deep fluting and ring...

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

CANE WITH WHALE IVORY LOOPED SNAKE HANDLE Snake with an open mouth, carved fangs, a forked tongue, probably made from metal, and ins...

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

WALRUS IVORY CANE WITH SNAKE HANDLE Snake with a toothed open mouth, a visible tongue, a diamond-shaped head and crosshatched scales...

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

INLAID WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE Whale ivory ball handle with parallel incised bands and a tall turned stem. Elongated collar c...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$900.00

WHALE IVORY CANE WITH INLAID COIN Turned mushroom-form handle with faceted stem. Copper seated Liberty coin dated 1877 inlaid to top...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

BRASS TABLETOP THREE-DRAW TELESCOPE Unmarked. Tripod stand. Length collapsed 16.5. Mahogany case height 4". Width 21". Depth 6". Fr..."

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

THOMAS JORDAN BANJO BAROMETER Mahogany case with broken arch pediment ending in brass rosettes and centering a brass pineapple-form...

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

CASED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF THE S.S. PEVERIL The Peveril was built by Grangemouth & Greenock Dockyard Co., Grangemouth, N.B.,...

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

CASED HALF HULL MODEL OF THE VILLAGE LINE BARQUE DUNREGGAN The 247-foot, three-masted, steel-hulled Dunreggan was built in 1892 by t...

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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$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

BONE MODEL OF A 56-GUN SHIP OF THE LINE In the style of Napoleonic prisoner-of-war models. Finely detailed throughout, including rig...

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

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR WOODEN MODEL OF A 42-GUN MAN-OF-WAR Hull with copper-colored bottom and white paint around the gun ports....

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

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR NEAR-SCALE WOODEN MODEL OF A 46-GUN MAN-OF-WAR Detailed with cut and pierced gun ports fitted with blacke...

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

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR MINIATURE MODELS OF A 50-GUN MAN-OF-WAR AND A 12-GUN TWO-MASTED SLOOP Displayed together on a straw work...

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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$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

ROBERT SALMON, England/Massachusetts, 1775-c. 1851, Dumbarton Castle"., Oil on panel, 6" x 8.25". Framed 13" x 16"."

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

ROBERT SALMON, England/Massachusetts, 1775-c. 1851, Numerous small vessels off a cliff-side lighthouse., Oil on panel, 7.75 x 9.75"..."

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Low Estimate$60,000.00
High Estimate$90,000.00

ROBERT SALMON, England/Massachusetts, 1775-c. 1851, Ships and a brig of the John Gladstone & Company fleet in the Mersey"., Oil on..."

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

ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS WHITCOMBE, United Kingdom, c. 1760-1824, English Frigates"., Oil on canvas, 12" x 17". Framed 22" x 27.5"."

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

ITALIAN SCHOOL, 19th Century, Harmony of Dundee Entering the Bay of Naples Alexander Stephen Master"., Oil on canvas, 16.25" x 24.2..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

GRANVILLE PERKINS, New York/Maryland, 1830-1895, Sailing on the Sound"., Watercolor, 10.5" x 28" sight. Framed 22" x 40"."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

GEORGE HATHAWAY, Maine/United Kingdom, 1852-1903, Shore scene with waves crashing against the rocks and a schooner on the horizon.,...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

FREDERIC SCHILLER COZZENS, New York, 1846-1928, Stranded Schooner"., Watercolor on paper, 9" x 14.25". Framed 19" x 25"."

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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$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

EAGLE'S HEAD-FORM CIGAR CUTTER Unmarked silvered metal eagle's head with glass eye, mounted to a polished hippopotamus tooth. Cigar...

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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$9,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A 50-GUN MAN-OF-WAR Hull planked in bone, with contrasting bands, probably baleen, between...

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

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF THE 54-GUN FRENCH MAN-OF-WAR L'HERCULE Hull planked in bone, with contrasting bands between...

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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$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

SAILOR-MADE CARVED COCONUT SHELL DIPPER Decorated with an eagle and boat surrounded by a leaf and banded design. Applied silver rim....

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

CANE WITH WHALE IVORY HANDLE IN THE FORM OF A FIST CLENCHING A SNAKE Snake with inlaid eyes and engraved scales wraps around the han...

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

WHALE IVORY, BALEEN AND WHALEBONE CANE Dog-shaped handle with baleen eyes, and scrimshaw ears and muzzle. Shaft with single baleen b...

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

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE Whale ivory turk's-head knot handle with nice patina. Rope-turned shaft culminating in a braided rope...

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

CANE WITH WHALE IVORY HANDLE CARVED AS A FIST CLENCHING A SNAKE Fat snake with black inset eyes is coiled around the fist and wrist....

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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$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

WALKING STICK WITH WHALEBONE TWIST-CARVED SHAFT Whale ivory knob head. German silver basket weave collar. Tapered shaft. Length 35.7...

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

CANE WITH PARTIALLY FLUTED WHALEBONE SHAFT Whale ivory knob head with a double-incised collar. Top half of tapered shaft with flutin...

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

WHALEBONE WALKING STICK WITH CARVED SHAFT Whale ivory tapered dome handle. Handle attached to whalebone shaft with a baleen spacer....

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WALKING STICK WITH WHALEBONE TWIST-CARVED SHAFT Turned whale ivory handle with three incised collars around the neck. Shaft with twi...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WHALEBONE CANE WITH MUSHROOM CAP HEAD Incised detail at the collar. Shaft slightly warped. Length 33.75. This item is not available..."

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

WHALEBONE CANE WITH A TWIST-CARVED SHAFT Carved whale ivory faceted head tapers to a baleen collar. Shaft with twist carving in uppe...

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

WHALEBONE WALKING STICK WITH FACETED HEAD Head inlaid with baleen or ebony dots. Collar with double baleen bands. Octagonal whalebon...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BUTTON-HEAD CANE WITH TURNED AND FLUTED SHAFT Whale ivory head with incised rings around the neck. Whalebone shaft with fluting at u...

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

WHALEBONE WALKING STICK WITH CARVED SHAFT Faceted whale ivory head with a baleen collar. Shaft carved with geometric, crosshatch and...

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

WHALEBONE WALIKING STICK WITH CARVED SHAFT Whale ivory knob head and octagonal whalebone throat with incised bands. Shaft carved wit...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALEBONE AND MAPLE YARDSTICK Maple shaft with whalebone caps. Both sides with diamond-shaped whalebone inlay and contrasting wood i...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

CHILD'S CANE Whale ivory knob handle with incised and stepped carvings. Whalebone shaft with incised and stepped carving separating...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE WITH EBONY INLAY Whale ivory knob handle with inlaid ebony disk at top. Octagonal throat with ebony b...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND EXOTIC WOOD CANE L"-shaped handle comprised of whale ivory and exotic wood bands. Metal collar. Striated exotic woo..."

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Low Estimate$150.00
High Estimate$250.00

SHARK VERTEBRAE POINTER Ebony faceted knob handle. Baleen spacers and ferrule. Length 23. The Collection of Paul Vardeman. This ite..."

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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$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

COMMEMORATIVE SILK NEEDLEWORK IN MEMORY OF MY CRUISE AROUND THE WORLD" Depicts a spread-wing eagle with arrows hovering above cross..."

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