Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

Scrimshaw

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Total Items Found: 183
Sold For$320,000.00(hammer price)$384,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY EDWARD BURDETT Inscribed on lower edge Engraved. by Edward Burdett. of Nantucket. onboard of..."

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Sold For$2,400.00(hammer price)$2,880.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Relating scenes of the U.S. Sloop of War St. Louis" at sea and "The Queen of the Sea", a long-haired woman..."

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Sold For$1,600.00(hammer price)$1,920.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a three-quarter-length portrait of a prim lady wearing a bonnet and a striped dress. Reverse wi...

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Sold For$4,250.00(hammer price)$5,100.00(price including buyer's premium)

FINE AND IMPORTANT WHALE IVORY, EBONY AND COCONUT SHELL DIPPER Shell bowl elaborately carved with an American eagle clutching a Uni..."

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Sold For$13,000.00(hammer price)$15,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

ELABORATELY ENGRAVED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a building, possibly an American consulate in Africa or South America,...

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Sold For$8,000.00(hammer price)$9,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides engraved with multiple elaborate and finely engraved vignettes. Obverse with Prince of...

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Sold For$220,000.00(hammer price)$264,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$65,000.00(hammer price)$78,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$8,000.00(hammer price)$9,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH WITH WALRUS IVORY AND WHALEBONE STAND Both teeth with bust portraits of gentlemen, one of a man in u...

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Sold For$550.00(hammer price)$660.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF WHALEBONE CANDLESTICKS Turned socles and stems. Rectangular feet with beveled edges. Heights approx. 5."

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Sold For$4,500.00(hammer price)$5,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$150,000.00(hammer price)$180,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY EDWARD BURDETT Inscribed on lower edge Engraved, By Edward Burdett. Onboard Of The. Wm Tell."..."

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Sold For$4,250.00(hammer price)$5,100.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a full-length portrait of a woman wearing a red beaded necklace and an extravagantly patt...

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Sold For$1,300.00(hammer price)$1,560.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with portrait of a bark flying a house flag with star. Reverse with portrait of a paddlew...

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

PINE BOX WITH WHALE IVORY, EBONY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL ADORNMENTS Top with central figured wood pyramid topped with a mother-of-pearl...

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Sold For$13,000.00(hammer price)$15,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$21,000.00(hammer price)$25,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$22,000.00(hammer price)$26,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)$3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$24,000.00(hammer price)$28,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$4,500.00(hammer price)$5,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$70,000.00(hammer price)$84,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$26,000.00(hammer price)$31,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$8,000.00(hammer price)$9,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$2,100.00(hammer price)$2,520.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$22,000.00(hammer price)$26,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$4,250.00(hammer price)$5,100.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO HENRY VINCENT GERRODETTE Obverse depicts two conjoined vignettes: two hearts pierce...

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Sold For$2,500.00(hammer price)$3,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$23,000.00(hammer price)$27,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$18,000.00(hammer price)$21,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$3,250.00(hammer price)$3,900.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,200.00(hammer price)$1,440.00(price including buyer's premium)

INLAID AND COPPER-BOUND OAK LIFT-TOP BOX Whale ivory and alternating wood inlay creates a compass rose, heart and banded design on t...

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Sold For$21,000.00(hammer price)$25,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$3,250.00(hammer price)$3,900.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$2,300.00(hammer price)$2,760.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$2,400.00(hammer price)$2,880.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Depicts the H.M.S. Blenheim and two other ships anchored off cliffs known as the Downs in southern England, a...

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Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)$3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)$3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$2,100.00(hammer price)$2,520.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$4,750.00(hammer price)$5,700.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$900.00(hammer price)$1,080.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBOAT OARLOCK Believed to come from the whaleship Wanderer. Oarlock is padded with rope to muffle sound. Length 8.25. Provenanc..."

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Sold For$45,000.00(hammer price)$54,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$30,000.00(hammer price)$36,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$7,500.00(hammer price)$9,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$3,750.00(hammer price)$4,500.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)$3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,000.00(hammer price)$1,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH LYRE-FORM HANDLE Central elliptical section with stepped carvings between the lyre form at one end and...

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Sold For$2,600.00(hammer price)$3,120.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$600.00(hammer price)$720.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY AND WOOD YARN WINDER Carved whale ivory yarn cup, supports, clamp and tightening screw. Clamp with diamond- and triangle...

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Sold For$2,600.00(hammer price)$3,120.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE SNATCH BLOCK Retains old rope loop. Length 6.5. Includes metal stand. Provenance: The Fred Gardner Collection, Rafael Oso..."

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Sold For$500.00(hammer price)$600.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE JIG TACKLE DOUBLE BLOCK With canvas-covered rope strap and bronze thimble and hook. Overall length 5.75. Provenance: Fran..."

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Sold For$600.00(hammer price)$720.00(price including buyer's premium)

CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Terminal carved as a turk's-head knot and shaft with twist carving. One side of blade with RY" flanking a..."

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Sold For$1,200.00(hammer price)$1,440.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER One side of blade engraved with a ship and boat, contained within a rectangle with quarter moons at...

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Sold For$650.00(hammer price)$780.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Flat handle and blade engraved on both sides. One side with an urn and a flowering plant. The other...

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Sold For$475.00(hammer price)$570.00(price including buyer's premium)

SEAM RUBBER ENGRAVED WITH OWNER'S NAME Engraved T. Watts" on blade. Faceted polyhedral terminal. Incised lines on shaft blade and s..."

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Sold For$425.00(hammer price)$510.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER With flattened ball final and relief-carved spearpoint on blade. Length 4.5. Provenance: Tiller Antiques, Nan..."

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Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)$3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

UNUSUAL INLAID WHALEBONE FID Pique baleen inlay in geometric patterns cover nearly the length of the tapered shaft. Length 13. Prov..."

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Sold For$650.00(hammer price)$780.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY CLENCHED FIST BODKIN Terminal carved as a right hand clenching a stick or a scroll, with a ruffled and faceted shirtslee...

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Sold For$550.00(hammer price)$660.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY BODKIN Terminal carved as a turk's-head knot. Tapered shaft with incised rings flanking a band of geometric shell inlay....

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Sold For$400.00(hammer price)$480.00(price including buyer's premium)

THREE WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE BODKINS 1) In whale ivory. Turned shaft with incised red lines. Length 4.75. 2) In whalebone. Scrol..."

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Sold For$550.00(hammer price)$660.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF WHALE IVORY, BALEEN AND WHALEBONE KNITTING NEEDLES Tapered whalebone shafts with whale ivory acorn-form finials and baleen b...

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Sold For$4,250.00(hammer price)$5,100.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE CRIBBAGE BOARD IN THE FORM OF A WHALE Engraved and pierced game board surrounded by an engraved whaling scene of...

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF WHALE IVORY JIG TACKLE BLOCKS One a double block and the other a triple. Both with brass strapping and lengths of rope. Leng...

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Sold For$26,000.00(hammer price)$31,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

RARE AND UNUSUAL SCRIMSHAW PANBONE TUB Constructed from a scrimshaw base plate and multiple staves, two with heart-shaped handles, b...

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Sold For$2,200.00(hammer price)$2,640.00(price including buyer's premium)

CARVED WHALE IVORY SAILOR FIGURE Resembles the so-called Boston Men" figures carved from argillite. Sailor with a flat cap, beaked..."

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Sold For$15,000.00(hammer price)$18,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$22,000.00(hammer price)$26,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$3,500.00(hammer price)$4,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SAILOR ON SHORE Scene of a sailor holding a large American flag and waving his hat at two ships setting...

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Sold For$850.00(hammer price)$1,020.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A BRITISH SAILOR Sailor stands on the deck of a ship, holding a Union Jack on pole in one hand, a...

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Sold For$4,500.00(hammer price)$5,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$2,100.00(hammer price)$2,520.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$8,000.00(hammer price)$9,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,800.00(hammer price)$2,160.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN PLAQUE In the shape of a lobed busk, though far too large to be used for that purpose. Signed and dated on reverse...

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Sold For$3,250.00(hammer price)$3,900.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$4,250.00(hammer price)$5,100.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$550.00(hammer price)$660.00(price including buyer's premium)

RARE AND UNUSUAL SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE PLAQUE Carved whalebone figure of Neptune mounted on an oval piece of whale vertebrae. Neptune...

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Sold For$900.00(hammer price)$1,080.00(price including buyer's premium)

CARVED WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER IN THE FORM OF A WHALE Considerable pearling throughout. Length 4.25."

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Sold For$9,500.00(hammer price)$11,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,000.00(hammer price)$1,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH CITY AND VILLAGE SCENES Overlapping scenes of densely populated villages and cities wrap around the cir...

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Sold For$1,300.00(hammer price)$1,560.00(price including buyer's premium)

STAMP CARVED FROM A WHALE'S TOOTH Stamps Asa S. Rose" above a spread-wing eagle, an anchor, stars and a laurel wreath. Tooth faintl..."

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Sold For$225.00(hammer price)$270.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHISK BROOM WITH WHALEBONE HANDLE Baluster-form handle with incised and relief-carved rings. Overall length approx. 8.5. This item..."

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Sold For$5,000.00(hammer price)$6,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Red geometric bands separate two vignettes: a whaling scene and a patriotic spread-wing eagle. W...

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Sold For$700.00(hammer price)$840.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK A red and green border comprised of a floral vine, a diamond design and solid panels surrounds i...

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Sold For$2,500.00(hammer price)$3,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

SAILOR-MADE BOX WITH WHALEBONE APPLIQUÉS Cherry box with exposed dovetails. Heart-, floral- and bird-form appliqués on lid, and thre...

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Sold For$1,800.00(hammer price)$2,160.00(price including buyer's premium)

* PAIR OF ENGRAVED WHALE'S TEETH ILLUSTRATING THE BALLAD OF BILLY TAYLOR Obverses engraved with images and reverses with lines from...

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Sold For$11,000.00(hammer price)$13,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

* NARWHAL TUSK Length 82.5. * Per Federal Regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be s..."

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Sold For$4,750.00(hammer price)$5,700.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a finely detailed spread-wing eagle over a modified compass rose. The eagle has a distinctiv...

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Sold For$45,000.00(hammer price)$54,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$9,500.00(hammer price)$11,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

HIPPOCAMPUS-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Head supports a fluted wheel. Inset eye. Twisted tail with inset dots and sawtooth f...

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Sold For$500.00(hammer price)$600.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW JAGGING WHEEL WITH RETICULATED WHALE IVORY HANDLE Handle with three baleen spacers. Fluted openwork wheel pinned to a bird...

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Sold For$200.00(hammer price)$240.00(price including buyer's premium)

TWO SCRIMSHAW UTILITARIAN ITEMS 1) Carved whalebone stamp with clenched fist-form terminal, tiers of ogee carvings and two medial pi...

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Sold For$2,300.00(hammer price)$2,760.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING A SOLDIER AND HIS LADY ON HORSEBACK One tooth depicts a soldier wearing a plume...

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Sold For$2,500.00(hammer price)$3,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$2,600.00(hammer price)$3,120.00(price including buyer's premium)

TURBAN SHELL WITH ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF THE GREAT EASTERN ATTRIBUTED TO C.H. WOOD Depicts a broadside portrait of the British transat...

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Sold For$5,500.00(hammer price)$6,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE BUSK ATTRIBUTED TO W. HILL OR E. HILL Depicts six vignettes: an array of Masonic symbols, a whaling scene, a scene...

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Sold For$2,700.00(hammer price)$3,240.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A FRIGATE AND A FARMSTEAD Obverse depicts a stern-quarter view of a warship underway. Reverse depi...

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Sold For$1,400.00(hammer price)$1,680.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A WOMAN Half-length portrait of a topless woman arranging her long hair. Above the portrait is a b...

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Sold For$6,500.00(hammer price)$7,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE SCRIMSHAW CHURCH-FORM BOX Rectangular wooden box with sliding lid, whalebone trim, and whalebone and baleen...

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Sold For$7,500.00(hammer price)$9,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH, KNOWN AS THE LIGHTNING TEETH" Two teeth from the same jaw but not a symmetrical pair. T..."

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Sold For$1,200.00(hammer price)$1,440.00(price including buyer's premium)

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR SPINNING JENNY Mechanized carved bone model. Upper platform with a female figure in a hat seated at a spi...

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Sold For$12,000.00(hammer price)$14,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH A finely engraved South Seas whaling scene of a whaleship and four whaleboats off a pair of small...

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Sold For$2,300.00(hammer price)$2,760.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF A FRIGATE Obverse depicts a larboard portrait of a 44-gun American frigate under...

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Sold For$2,000.00(hammer price)$2,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

CARVED WALRUS IVORY CRIBBAGE BOARD IN THE FORM OF A SPERM WHALE Inlaid baleen diamonds at each side of game track. Articulated jaw a...

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Sold For$1,100.00(hammer price)$1,320.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW DITTY BOX Oval box with wooden top and bottom and baleen sides. Top with whale ivory, whalebone and contrasting wood inlay...

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH MEDITATION" AND "THE SHIPWRECK'D TAR" ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES CHAPMAN TINKER Both signed "J.C.T. Sculp"..."

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Sold For$2,400.00(hammer price)$2,880.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)$3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,300.00(hammer price)$1,560.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN PIE CRIMPER Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a lady's leg and boot, with a central baleen band. Elabo...

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Sold For$550.00(hammer price)$660.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts ten vignettes: a tree, a church flying a Union Jack from the tower, a garden gate, a geometric sunburs...

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Sold For$15,000.00(hammer price)$18,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING THE WHALESHIP LINDSEYS OF SYDNEY One tooth depicts a starboard bow-quarter view...

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Sold For$28,000.00(hammer price)$33,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$37,500.00(hammer price)$45,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

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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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH WITH BUST PORTRAITS OF WOMEN Both women in period dress, one with a bow in her hair and t...

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Sold For$5,500.00(hammer price)$6,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WATCH TOWER Shaped wooden base with whalebone trim supports a central panbone panel flanked by scrimshaw whale's teeth, on...

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Sold For$1,900.00(hammer price)$2,280.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH FEATURING FASHION PLATE LADIES Both sides with full-length portraits of women, one holding a fold...

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Sold For$2,700.00(hammer price)$3,240.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF A MAN AND A WOMAN Obverse with monochrome profile bust portrait of a man with s...

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Sold For$3,750.00(hammer price)$4,500.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH FEATURING MOCK COMBAT SCENES Obverses both with monochromatic depictions of a man in trad...

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Sold For$2,900.00(hammer price)$3,480.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SAILOR'S FAREWELL MOTIFS Obverse depicts a berry vine surrounding a sailor embracing his swe...

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF A BRITISH SOLDIER AND SAILOR Both figures holding a flagpole flying a large Union Jack in...

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Sold For$750.00(hammer price)$900.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF W.J. FLORENCE Bust portrait identified below as W.J. Florence The Irish Comedian". Portrai..."

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Sold For$6,000.00(hammer price)$7,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PATRIOTIC IMAGERY Reverse depicts a spread-wing eagle with an “E Pluribus Unum” banner and A...

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Sold For$1,000.00(hammer price)$1,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCESS FEODORA One with a half-length portrait of Queen Victoria and...

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING SAILING VESSELS Both vessels flying colored flags and pennants and are surround...

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Sold For$650.00(hammer price)$780.00(price including buyer's premium)

TWO PIECES OF MINIATURE WHALEBONE FURNITURE A shield-back chair and a reticulated lift-top sewing table. Chair's crest rail with dee...

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Sold For$550.00(hammer price)$660.00(price including buyer's premium)

MINIATURE EMPIRE CHEST, PROBABLY WHALEMAN-MADE In walnut with inset whale ivory escutcheons and turned whale ivory drawer pulls. Two...

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Sold For$2,000.00(hammer price)$2,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE, WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN DOUBLE SWIFT WITH ORIGINAL BOX Turned whale ivory yarn cup...

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Sold For$1,000.00(hammer price)$1,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE DOUBLE SWIFT Yarn holder cup at top. Upper portion of shaft with baleen bands. Extensively turned collar a...

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Sold For$1,100.00(hammer price)$1,320.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEMAN-MADE SINGLE SWIFT Turned whale ivory yarn cup and clamp with incised red bands. Whalebone shaft and staves. Height 23.75...."

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Sold For$1,800.00(hammer price)$2,160.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING LADY JUSTICE Half-length portrait of a seated Lady Justice in a long cape and a red bod...

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Sold For$2,800.00(hammer price)$3,360.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$2,100.00(hammer price)$2,520.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A YOUNG LADY The lady leans out an arched window framed with geometric and floral borde...

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PATRIOTIC VIGNETTES Obverse depicts a finely rendered spread-wing eagle grasping an E Pluribus Unum" b..."

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Sold For$6,000.00(hammer price)$7,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$750.00(hammer price)$900.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SHIP PORTRAIT Labeled N * B" above a banner and a portrait of a three-masted ship at sea, flying assor..."

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Sold For$400.00(hammer price)$480.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Handle with faceted terminal. Length 4. From a Long Island Collection."

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Sold For$900.00(hammer price)$1,080.00(price including buyer's premium)

INLAID WHALE IVORY FID Ring- and rope-carved shaft with intermittent baleen bands. Faceted terminal with contrasting inlaid dots, po...

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Sold For$800.00(hammer price)$960.00(price including buyer's premium)

NAUGHTY LEG"-FORM WHALE IVORY FID Upper portion of shaft carved in the form of a lady's leg. Ring carvings between leg and remainde..."

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Sold For$1,200.00(hammer price)$1,440.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE FID Engraved D.D.L." between two incised lines at top of shaft. Length 11.75". From a Long Island Collection."

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Sold For$275.00(hammer price)$330.00(price including buyer's premium)

TWO UTILITARIAN ITEMS WITH WHALEBONE COMPONENTS 1) Wooden scribe with whalebone adjustment screw. Engraved J.D" on stock. Hash mark..."

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Sold For$700.00(hammer price)$840.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE SCRIBE Retains its original nicely carved heart-shaped adjustment screw. Length 15. Provenance: Richard A. Bourne Company..."

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Sold For$425.00(hammer price)$510.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE AND EBONY DOUBLE BLOCK With rope strap and metal eye and hook. Overall length 6.5. From a Long Island Collection."

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Sold For$400.00(hammer price)$480.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCK With whalebone eye. Length 3.5. From a Long Island Collection."

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Sold For$750.00(hammer price)$900.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE FOOD CHOPPER Shaped cylindrical handle with incised carvings. Handle attached to shaft with whalebone pins. Length 6.75...."

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Sold For$6,000.00(hammer price)$7,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY AND EBONY ROLLING PIN Turned whale ivory handles with incised red banding and inlaid mother-of-pearl disks at ends. Roll...

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Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)$1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER WITH MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAY Architectural handle with a three-tine fork at one end and a shaped wheel mount at...

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Sold For$2,700.00(hammer price)$3,240.00(price including buyer's premium)

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

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Sold For$1,000.00(hammer price)$1,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

INLAID WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE KNITTING NEEDLES Long whalebone needles with alternating bands of island wood and whale ivory. Ribb...

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Sold For$1,400.00(hammer price)$1,680.00(price including buyer's premium)

BOXED SCRIMSHAW SPELLING ALPHABET Mahogany box with beveled sliding top, inset with a whalebone plaque marked Spelling Alphabet". C..."

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Sold For$190.00(hammer price)$228.00(price including buyer's premium)

TWO WHALE IVORY LETTER OPENERS One with shell-form carving and the other with incised banding. Lengths 7.5 and 9.25". From a Long I..."

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Sold For$275.00(hammer price)$330.00(price including buyer's premium)

THREE WHALEBONE CLOTHESPINS All with similar concentric incised banding. Lengths from 6.25 to 6.75". From a Long Island Collection."

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Sold For$1,900.00(hammer price)$2,280.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF THREE-MASTED SHIPS Obverse depicts a three-masted ship at sea, flying a long re...

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Sold For$3,000.00(hammer price)$3,600.00(price including buyer's premium)

LARGE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A FAR EASTERN HARBOR A detailed view of an exotic harbor, with boats in the foreground and a...

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Sold For$475.00(hammer price)$570.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Full-length portrait of a man wielding a sword in his right hand, possibly a pirate king or a Mid...

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Sold For$850.00(hammer price)$1,020.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF SPERM WHALE TEETH PERTAINING TO MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS One tooth depicts Mary with her husband Lord Darnley, who was later mur...

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Sold For$700.00(hammer price)$840.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH MOURNING SCENES Obverse with an oval cartouche depicting “The Tragical Death of the husband of Alexandr...

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Sold For$1,300.00(hammer price)$1,560.00(price including buyer's premium)

RELIEF-CARVED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A POLAR SCENE Depicts penguins, seals and distant jagged peaks. Length 6.25”.

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Sold For$800.00(hammer price)$960.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE-SIDED BALEEN BUSK Obverse depicts a town scene with houses, church, trees and an obelisk memorial. Reverse depicts...

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Sold For$500.00(hammer price)$600.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an active whaling scene with four ships, five whaleboats and several whales. Scene is flanked on th...

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Sold For$500.00(hammer price)$600.00(price including buyer's premium)

* HEXAGONAL WALNUT AND WHALEBONE BOX Lift top with brass bail handle and whalebone panels with contemporary engravings of whaling an...

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Sold For$170.00(hammer price)$204.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE FID AND A CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Fid with three incised lines at top. Length 7.5. Seam rubber with faceted terminal, r..."

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Sold For$140.00(hammer price)$168.00(price including buyer's premium)

FOUR WHALE IVORY BODKINS Three with geometric carvings and one with clenched fist. Lengths from 2.25 to 3"."

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Sold For$400.00(hammer price)$480.00(price including buyer's premium)

CARVED WALRUS IVORY PARROT FIGURE Height 3.5."

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Sold For$4,000.00(hammer price)$4,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH IN THE MANNER OF N.S. FINNEY Both sides with finely engraved and incredibly detailed religious scenes. Obver...

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Sold For$375.00(hammer price)$450.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF LADIES Both sides with a full-length portrait of a standing lady in a patterned...

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Sold For$425.00(hammer price)$510.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a bust portrait of a portly gentleman. Reverse with profusely engraved interior scene of two ma...

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Sold For$450.00(hammer price)$540.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a bearded lady in an evocative blue and black dress seated on a fancy red, blue and black...

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Sold For$180.00(hammer price)$216.00(price including buyer's premium)

EXCEPTIONAL ROSEWOOD CAULKING MALLET Handle with whale ivory terminal and a nickel band inscribed Ralph A. Loveland". Beautifully r..."

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Sold For$225.00(hammer price)$270.00(price including buyer's premium)

SAILOR'S INLAID TRAY 19th Century Ebony and whale bone inlaid in walnut. R.G. GOOD WISHES FROM I. W. YALA" Height:12". Length: 20"...."

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Sold For$350.00(hammer price)$420.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW BILLY CLUB Stippled sawtooth design at base, two foliate sprigs at end and a star on the tip. Fitted with metal hanging lo..

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Sold For$425.00(hammer price)$510.00(price including buyer's premium)

IRON BLUBBER HOOK WITH WHALEBONE HANDLE Handle with incised concentric rings. Pierced at end for rope hanging loop. Length 12. Prov..."

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Sold For$350.00(hammer price)$420.00(price including buyer's premium)

RARE WHALE IVORY SNATCH BLOCK Retains much of the shape of the tooth it was carved from. Length 4.25. Width 1". The Alexander MacCo..."

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Sold For$600.00(hammer price)$720.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY PUZZLE BOX IN THE SHAPE OF A WHALESHIP HULL With large bowsprit and carved billethead. The top panel swings to the left,...

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Sold For$425.00(hammer price)$510.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY DOUBLE BLOCK Length 2.5. Provenance: Sotheby's Americana Auction, June 17, 1998, Lot #709. From the Folk Art & American..."

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Sold For$425.00(hammer price)$510.00(price including buyer's premium)

PANBONE BASKET Flared sides comprised of crisscrossed staves. Staves affixed to whalebone rim and wooden base plate with metal pins....

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Sold For$400.00(hammer price)$480.00(price including buyer's premium)

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Curved whale ivory handle with multiple geometric carvings. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Deep rich patin...

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Sold For$1,600.00(hammer price)$1,920.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a brig at sea flying a large British ensign with a red field and a Union Jack in...

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Sold For$900.00(hammer price)$1,080.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with full-length portrait of a long-haired mustachioed frontiersman resting a long gun against one l...

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Sold For$650.00(hammer price)$780.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a bust portrait of a man, possibly an American Native or African, wearing a distinctive feather...

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Sold For$500.00(hammer price)$600.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAINTED WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts two interlocking vignettes, one of a woman and child carrying baskets while walking along the shore an...

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