Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

Canes, Rules, Etc.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Featuring material from noted collector Paul E. Vardeman and the McDowell Scrimshaw Collection.

Thursday, July 25, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. 

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

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

Total Items Found: 8
Low Estimate$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

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

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Total Items Found: 8
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