Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

Fall Marine Sale

Thursday, November 21, 2019

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.

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

Total Items Found: 190
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$60,000.00
High Estimate$90,000.00

ROBERT SALMON, English / American, 1775 - c. 1848, Ships and a brig of the John Gladstone & Company Fleet in the Mersey"., Oil on c..."

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

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

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

THOMAS BUTTERSWORTH, English, 1768-1842, English Man-of-War Forming Up in the Straits of Dover"., Oil on canvas, 24" x 30". Framed..."

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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$15,000.00
High Estimate$25,000.00

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, New Jersey/New York/United Kingdom, 1817-1894, The American ship Macedonian., Oil on panel, 8.5 x 13.75"..."

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

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, New Jersey/New York/United Kingdom, 1817-1894, A partially dismasted packet ship coming out of a storm.,...

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

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH, New Jersey/New York/United Kingdom, 1817-1894, Shipping off Fastnet Rock., Oil on board, 6 x 12.5". Fram..."

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

MICHAEL KEANE, Massachusetts, 1948-2015, Down-Easter 'Paul Revere' Approaching Boston Harbor"., Oil on canvas, 40" x 72". Framed 45..."

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

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$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN, Danish / American, 1850-1921, Portrait of the steam / sail yacht Sovereign"., Oil on canvas, 22" x..."

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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$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

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

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

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

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

HALF A SHIP'S FIGUREHEAD IN THE FORM OF A RUNNING DOG With extensive relief-carved fur, foliate carvings below dog's rear leg and a...

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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$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

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$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

WILLIAM EDGAR, California / Australia, 1870- c. 1918, Schooner Mahukona of San Francisco, c. 1910., Oil on canvas, 20 x 30". Framed..."

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

HAWAIIAN LADY REPLICA FIGUREHEAD Carved for British antiques dealer G.T. Ratcliff Limited. Three-quarter figure of a woman with long...

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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

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN, New York/New Jersey/Denmark, 1850-1921, The R.M.S. Royal George at sea., Oil on board, 28 x 48". F..."

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

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

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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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

ROY CROSS, United Kingdom, b. 1924, The Virginia Built Bermuda Sloop Mediator, c. 1745"., Watercolor and gouache, 20" x 29" sight...."

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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 openwork heart and star and stepped architectu...

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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$5,000.00

ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MITCHELL OF MARYPORT, English, 19th Century, The Tea Clipper Abbey Holme"., Oil on canvas, 37" x 60". Framed..."

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

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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

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$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

NECKLACE OF SHELL AND WHALE'S TOOTH PENDANTS Comprised of eight hook-form shell pedants strung to a length of twine, which also susp...

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

MAORI REI NIHO PARAOA" / "REI PUTA" WHALE'S TOOTH PENDANT Engraved stylized face on the top with inset abalone eyes. Three pierced..."

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

JOHN THOMAS SERRES, United Kingdom/France, 1759-1823/25, A view of the coast of Jersey., Oil on canvas, 24 x 34". Framed 29.25" x 3..."

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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$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

MILES & SAMUEL WALTERS, United Kingdom, 19th Century, The brig Mary Ann of Liverpool in two positions while entering Mersey., Oil on...

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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$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

KNOB HEAD WALKING STICK WITH WHALEBONE SHAFT The head supported with a gadroon collar and octagonal support, in whale ivory; the nec...

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

FACETED HEAD WHALEBONE WALKING STICK the multi-faceted whale ivory head with a baleen collar and carved with geometric, cross-hatch...

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

PHOTOGRAPHS OF AMERICA'S CUP YACHTS PURITAN AND RELIANCE Period silver bromide print of the Puritan by Nathaniel L. Stebbins and a p...

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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$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$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

CAST IRON JACK TAR UMBRELLA STAND Jack Tar holds a loop of rope and stands on a pedestal above cannons and crossed anchors. Under or...

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

TWO PACIFIC ISLANDS CARVED BONE FISH HOOKS One with serrated barb and pierced hole. Lengths 2.25 and 3"."

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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$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

ALDEN MOUNTED HALF HULL MODEL OF A COAST GUARD CUTTER With five lifts. Hull with extensive builder's markings. Backboard 10 x 55"...."

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

GEORGE CURTIS, Massachusetts, 1826-1881, The yacht viking off Egg Rock., Oil on canvas, 16 x 30". Framed 19" x 33.5"."

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

WHALEBONE CANE WITH A TWIST SHAFT With a carved whale ivory faceted head tapering down to a baleen collar, the top half of the shaft...

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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$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

KNOBHEAD WALIKING STICK WITH CARVED SHAFT The incised and detailed knob head in whale ivory, with a carved octagonal throat, and car...

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

BRASS LIBRARY TELESCOPE BY E.G. WOOD OF LONDON With trifoot base and exterior sight mount. Engraved E.G. Wood London". Height 21.5"..."

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

WHALEBONE TWIST SHAFT WALKING STICK With a whale ivory knob head, a German silver basket weave collar and a tapered whalebone twist...

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

ENGLISH BRASS-BOUND MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN CHEST In two parts. Upper case with two half drawers over a full-width drawer. Lower case with...

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

WHALEBONE WALKING STICK WITH CARVED SHAFT The tapered whale ivory dome handle affixed to a whalebone shaft with a baleen spacer at t...

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

SHIP'S BINNACLE Plaque marked Compensating Binnacle Type MBF The Lionel Corporation New York N.Y. Serial No 10048" and dated 1942...."

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

BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A STEAM-POWERED SAILING VESSEL With nine lifts. Screw shaft molding at stern. 9.5 x 50.5". Provenance:..."

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

CRUTCH-HANDLED WALKING STICK INSCRIBED ELLA" Whale ivory handle with baleen end cap. Tapered bone shaft with baleen rings. Engraved..."

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

WHALEBONE AND BALEEN WALKING STICK The tapered whalebone knob head incised and detailed, with a whalebone and baleen neck, the shaft...

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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$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

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

SHARK VERTABRAE SHAFT CANE WITH CLENCHED FIST HEAD The clenched fist in whale ivory, and each vertabrae separated by a baleen disk,...

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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$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WHALEBONE WALKING STICK WITH MULTI-FACETED HEAD The multi-faceted head inlaid with baleen or ebony dots, with a double baleen collar...

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

WHALE IVORY AND KOKOBOLA SHAFT CANE With an arched whale ivory handle with baleen spacers, fitted to a Kokobola shaft. 34 length."

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

WHALE IVORY, LIGNUM VITAE AND WHALEBONE CANE L"-shaped whale ivory handle. Tapered whalebone shaft, with four alternating bands of..."

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

PAIR OF RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TEETH Both carved with oval portraits of a man and a woman. Lengths 5.75."

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

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A MOTOR VESSEL With six lifts, applied skeg and rudder. Pine backboard 8.25 x 36.5"."

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

WHALE IVORY AND MAHOGANY CANE With an arched whale ivory handle with baleen spacers, fitted to a mahogany shaft. 33.75 length."

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY, WHALE BONE AND WALRUS IVORY CANE Two ebony bands. The walrus ivory shaft with two banded knops and stop-fluting...

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

ARCHED HANDLE AND WHALEBONE SHAFT CANE With an arched whale ivory handle with baleen spacers, fitted to a whalebone shaft. 34 length."

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

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A POWER VESSEL Model with five lifts and mounted skeg. Oak backboard 9 x 41.75". Provenance: N..."

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

KNOB HEAD WHALEBONE CANE WITH PARTIAL FLUTED SHAFT The knob head in whale ivory with a double incised circular collar, and the top h...

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

SILK AND METALLIC THREAD EMBROIDERY Depicts an American eagle clutching an American shield and American flags. A banner reading E. P...

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

WOODEN SHIP'S WHEEL Painted Martha's Vineyard". Brass hub. Overall diameter 56.5"."

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

SAMUEL BROTHERS & CO. CASED BRASS CHRONOMETER Dial signed Samuell [sic] Brothers & Co." and numbered 4813. Three section brass-boun..."

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

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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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$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CHARLES F. KENNEY, Massachusetts, 1919-2014, Having a Gam"., Oil on canvas, 21" x 27", Framed: 23" x 36"."

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

CASED MODEL OF A WHALEBOAT By Max Kleinman (United States, 20th Century). Displayed on davits. Complete with oars and implements. Ca...

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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$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BUTTON HEAD CANE WITH TURNED AND FLUTED SHAFT The head in whale ivory with button head, incised rings around the neck and carved flu...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING LADY JUSTICE Depicted seated on a plinth, wearing a laurel leaf crown, and holding aloft the scale...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19th Century, A naval engagement., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". Framed 30" x 41"."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19th Century, Portrait of a naval officer., Oil on beveled panel, 13 x 10.5". Framed 16" x 13.5"."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

SAILOR'S CHEST Heart-form eschecheon. Ropework handles. Cover interior painted with a ship portrait. Height 15.75. Width 37". Depth..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

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

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

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$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WHALEBONE TWIST SHAFT WALKING STICK The turned whale ivory handle incised with 3 collars around the neck, affixed to a partial twist...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BONE CANE WITH MUSHROOM CAP HEAD With incised detail at the collar and a slightly warped whalebone shaft. 33.75 length."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW WORK BOX Lid with scene of a ship sailing between two land masses, one identified with a French fla...

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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$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

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

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Low Estimate$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$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$700.00
High Estimate$900.00

SEA CHEST In pine. Canted sides and dovetail construction. Norwegian and Swedish flags painted on interior of lid. Interior with two...

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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$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A POWER VESSEL With five lifts. Hull painted white with green bottom. 8.25 x 42"."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SIX BOOKS RELATING TO SCRIMSHANDERS AND WHALEMEN a) Frank, Stuart M., Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved, David R. Godine, Jaf...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SIX VOLUMES RELATING TO SCRIMSHAW a) Frank, Stuart M., Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved, David R. Godine, Jaffrey, NH, 2012;...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SIX VOLUMES RELATING TO WHALING a) Church, Albert Cook, Whale Ships and Whaling, W.W. Norton & Co., New York, First Edition, 1930; b...

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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$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

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

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

SHARK VERTABRAE CANE WITH CROOK HANDLE The shaft made up of 4 sections separated by lignum vitae spacers, the throat made up of thre...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

WROUGHT IRON LANCE Blade unmarked. Length 61.5."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW-WORK PICTURE Depicts a harbor scene with a three-masted ship at center. Illegible banner at lower m...

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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$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE SEWING CLAMP In the form of a royal lady with crown, epaulettes and a sash, standing on a pli...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

TWO BOTTLES OF SPERM WHALE OIL One bottle molded Sperm Sewing Machine Oil" and retains traces of paper label for Wm. F. Nye. Other..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A MOTOR VESSEL With eight lifts. Hull with painted white bootstripe and gold bottom. 5.75 x 39.25"."

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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$700.00

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

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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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High Estimate$1,000.00

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

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High Estimate$800.00

SHIP DIORAMA The three-masted ship Bella off the coast, with a distant lighthouse. Height 15.75. Width 29". Depth 6"."

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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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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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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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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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High Estimate$700.00

EARLY POND MODEL OF A TWO-MASTED SCHOONER Black hull with copper-colored bottom. Includes a contemporary cradle. Height on cradle 37...

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High Estimate$700.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19th Century, A steam / sail vessel flying an American flag., Oil on board, 9.5 x 13". Framed 12" x 15"."

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High Estimate$1,000.00

HALF SHIP'S WHEEL Intended as a decorative wall hanging. Painted Nantucket". Hardwood wheel with ebonized finish. Height 32.25". Wi..."

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High Estimate$800.00

SEA CHEST Under old deep green paint. Dovetail construction. Retains original beckets and ropework handles. Height 15.25. Width 39...."

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High Estimate$700.00

WHALE IVORY AND EBONY WALKING STICK A turned whale ivory knob handle affixed to an octagonal ebony shaft that tapers down to a strai...

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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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High Estimate$700.00

WHALE IVORY AND MAHOGANY WALKING STICK The whale ivory knob handle, turned and incised, mounted on a tapered mahogany shaftwith a br...

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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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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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High Estimate$800.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW WORK BOX Lid with polychrome floral and foliate design. Sides with simple landscapes, possibly barn...

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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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High Estimate$800.00

SOFT-PASTE PITCHER WITH MARITIME TRANSFER DECORATION Obverse depicts Bidston Light House & Signals" and reverse depicts a three-mas..."

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High Estimate$700.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH A FULL-LENGTH PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN Woman stands with her right arm outstretched as she pulls up the hem...

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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$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

ROSEWOOD, MAHOGANY AND WALRUS IVORY FOUR-POSTER DOLL'S BED Height 9. Length 12". Width 7 1/2"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

LEMUEL D. ELDRED, Massachusetts, 1848-1921, Whaleships being refitted., Etching, 14 x 23" sight. Framed 28.25" x 36.25"."

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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$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$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

BRIAN COOLE, English / American, b. 1939, Yacht racing scene., Oil on board, 8 x 9". Framed 11.5" x 12.5"."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

EDMUND DARCH LEWIS, Pennsylvania, 1835-1910, Newport, Rhode Island., Watercolor and gouache on paper, 9 x 20" sight. Framed 16" x 2..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

FRENCH PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW WORK TEA CADDY Rectangular, the exterior chinoiserie-decorated. The hinged cover reveals three foil-lin...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

WHALEBONE FID With two incised lines. Nice patina. Length 10.5."

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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. Height including stand 6.5". Len..."

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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$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

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

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Low Estimate$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

TWO CARVED WHALEBONE FIGURES A seated dog, height 2, and a fish, length 3.25"."

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

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 20th Century, The paddle-wheeler Providence"., Oil on board, 8" x 16". Unframed."

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Low Estimate$400.00
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SHADOW BOX MODEL OF AN AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP HEADED TO NORWAY Ship under full sail and detailed with masts, rigging and sails. Set i...

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WOOD AND IVORY TABLE MOUNT PIN CUSHION Engraved date of 1841. Cloth top pin cushion. Turned wooded attachment screw. Height 7.5."

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SUNDERLAND LUSTRE JUG Black transfer-decorated with The Marner's [sic] Compass," "Mariners; Arms" and a verse titled "The Sailors T..."

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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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NANTUCKET" TRINKET BOX WITH SHADOW BOX LID Lift-off shadow box lid contains a miniature model of a brig set in a molded sea against..."

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

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High Estimate$400.00

WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER With crescent-shaped handle. Length 5.5."

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

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WHALE IVORY IMPLEMENT, POSSIBLY A BODKIN Handle with openwork escutcheon, heart and circle surrounded by crosshatch and stepped carv...

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ROLLING PIN WITH TURNED WALRUS IVORY HANDLES Mid 19th Century Walnut roller. Length 22.5."

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SUNDERLAND LUSTRE JUG Black transfer-decorated and polychrome hand-painted with a West View of the Cast Iron Bridge near Sunderland..."

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High Estimate$400.00

WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCK With metail pins. Length 3."

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MILTON JAMES BURNS, New York / Ohio, 1853-1933, A sketch with a woman holding a spy glass., Pencil on paper, 14.75 x 12.5". Framed..."

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TWO TRANSFERWARE JUGS Both black transfer-decorated and polychrome hand-painted. Unmarked. 1) A three-masted ship and the verse Our..."

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

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BALEEN SHAFT WALKING STICK The head made up from a hard-wood, the neck from a large piece of baleen, and then the shaft made up of b...

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CRICHTON CASED EBONY OCTANT Pine case with paper label for S. S. Arnheim, San Francisco. Case length 14.25."

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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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BRASS-BOUND CAMPHORWOOD TRUNK Interior fitted with drawers and compartments. Central section is removable, revealing an open storage...

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WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER With tapered handle. Deep patina. Length 5.5."

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PAIR OF ETCHINGS DEPICTING THE R.M.S. MAURETANIA Together with a circa 1909 silver gelatin print of the R.M.S. Lusitania off lower M...

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COPPER AND VERTABRAE WALKING STICK With a copper head and neck supporting a graduated vertabrae shaft.

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SET OF BARBARA JOHNSON WHALING COLLECTION AUCTION CATALOGS Parts I, II, III and IV of the Sotheby's auctions held in New York from D...

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FOURTEEN PAPERBACKS AND CATALOGUES ON WHALING AND SCRIMSHAW Including: Scrimshaw (The Mariner's Museum) - 2 copies; The Folk Art of...

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NINE VOLUMES LLOYD'S REGISTER OF AMERICAN YACHTS For 1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1970. Published by Lloyd's R...

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THE CAMBRIA YACHT QUADRILLE" HAND-COLORED SHEET MUSIC COVER T.G. Dutton, lithographer. Dedicated to Sir James Ashbury, owner of the..."

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PATRICK CUNNINGHAM BRASS HINGED DARTING GUN Stamped PAT APR 1882". Length 24.25". Note: Another example of this model is in the col..."

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WOOD & HUGHES NEW ROCHELLE YACHT CLUB STERLING SILVER HAND MIRROR-FORM TROPHY Acid-etched NRYC Won by Kathleen July 5th 1890". Circ..."

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PHOTOGRAPH HOLDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES ON BOARD A WHALER ABOUT TO SET SAIL" Titled along lower margin. Framed 12" x 14.75"."

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TWO UTILITARIAN ITEMS A bone-handled wax seal, length 2.75, and an elephant ivory bottle-form jar, length 3.25". Not available for..."

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NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC AND THE BEARINGS STRAIGHT" VOLUMES I AND II Published by Henry Colbert and Richard Bentley. Gr..."

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

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SIX BOOKS ON SCRIMSHAW AND NAUTICAL ANTIQUES a) Lawrence, Martha, Scrimshaw The Whaler's Legacy, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA., 1...

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CASED BUILDER'S MODEL

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CASED PRISONER OF WAR MODEL

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CASED BUILDER'S MODEL

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