Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

Marine Art

Scrimshaw in Marine Art

July 20 - July 21, 2012

Total Items Found: 68
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WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Long, narrow form with carved tip. Nice old patina. Length 5¼. From a Massachusetts collection originating on..."

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WHALEBONE BODKIN Carved clenched fist at top above geometric carving and inlaid sealing wax of red and deep blue. Length 4¾. From a..."

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JAGGING WHEEL With carved openwork handle. Wonderful deep patina. Length 6. From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucke..."

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Sold For$950.00(excluding buyer's premium)

JAGGING WHEEL Whale ivory crimping fork in a graceful scrolled design at one end, central wood handle, and whale ivory wheel and mou...

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COLLECTION OF TEN WHALEBONE CLOTHESPINS Assorted forms and sizes. A fine example of whalemen art in a utilitarian form. Lengths from...

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WHALE TOOTH-HANDLED CORKSCREW Carved clenched fist attached to one end of handle. Length of handle 5½. From a Massachusetts collect..."

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WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCK With original mounts. Nice patina as found. Length 3½. From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantuc..."

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WHALEBONE BOX Together with whalebone and ebony dominoes. Box height 3. Length 5½". Width 4". From a Massachusetts collection origi..."

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*SPERM WHALE'S TOOTH WITH CONTEMPORARY ENGRAVING A Stove Boat", depicting a polychrome whaling scene. Signed below image "P. Lazaru..."

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COCONUT SHELL DIPPER Hardwood handle with whale ivory mounts. Whale ivory tip nicely carved in diamond form. Length 12½. From a Mas..."

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COCONUT SHELL AND WHALEBONE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl with geometric carving. Whalebone handle with heart carving at end. Length 14..."

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WOOD AND WHALE IVORY PINCUSHION Cherry C-form clamp with turned whale ivory adjustment screw. Cloth and wood pincushion attached to...

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WHALE IVORY THREAD WINDER Whale ivory C-form clamp with ridged carving. Seven spindle spool. Length 5¼. From a Massachusetts collec..."

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SCRIMSHAW BUSK Polychrome decoration of flowers and birds, with central panel of an ostrich. Scalloped top. Length 12½."

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BALEEN SCRIMSHAW BUSK Obverse with floral, sunburst and foliate decoration. Reverse with foliate designs and the verse Freely take..."

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WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Nice large size and wonderful patina. Length 4¾. From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket."

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WHALEBONE AND WALRUS IVORY MUDDLER With turned handle. Length 7. From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket."

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SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Landscape designs with trees and flowers on upper and lower edge, and geometric banding. Length 4¼. From a..."

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*HOURGLASS Turned wood frame and walrus ivory bases. Retains label from the collection of Vivian S. Hawes. Height 5. From a Massach..."

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TURNED LIGNUM VITAE COVERED BOX With whale ivory knob. Height 4½. Diameter 5½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nant..."

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ROLLING PIN Lignum vitae center and turned whale ivory handles. Excellent patina. Length 15. From a Massachusetts collection origin..."

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EXCEPTIONAL LIGNUM VITAE ROLLING PIN Whale ivory handles and bands of whale ivory and baleen between handles and lignum vitae center...

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PAIR OF WHALEBONE AND IVORY KNITTING NEEDLES With multiple banded inlays of baleen and island wood. Length 13¾. From a Massachusett..."

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TWO WHALEBONE FIDS One with turk's-head style knot at end. Lengths 7¾ and 8½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantu..."

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WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Turned handle with scribe lines that show remnants of red sealing wax. Carved wheel with star-shaped inter...

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WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Curved handle nicely carved in geometric styles. Crimping fork at one end. Length 6½. From a Massachusett..."

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SCRIMSHAW JAGGING WHEEL Simple elongated handle with bird-style prongs holding the wheel. Length 5½. From a Massachusetts collectio..."

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Sold For$425.00(excluding buyer's premium)

WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Turned handle. Blade with scrimshaw decoration of a four-petal flower on one side and WHW" on other side. L..."

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Sold For$120.00(excluding buyer's premium)

MINIATURE MORTAR AND PESTLE Turned elephant ivory mortar and turned ebony pestle. Height of mortar 1¼. Not available for internatio..."

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SEVEN WHALEBONE- AND IVORY-MOUNTED IMPLEMENTS A scribe, length 7, two squares, a wax seal, two long bodkins, and a spearhead. From..."

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WHALEBONE STRAIGHT EDGE Inlaid ebony hearts at each end. Length 15. From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket."

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*WALRUS IVORY AND METAL SPEARHEAD Handle made from the end of a walrus tusk. Diamond point steel blade. Length 11¾. From a Massachu..."

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WHALEBONE AND IVORY CANE Whale tooth handle. Ivory and ebony banding above a whalebone shaft. Length 33¾. From a Massachusetts coll..."

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TWO WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCKS Nicely patinated. Lengths 2¼. From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket."

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PAIR OF CARVED WHALEBONE ROPE SPLICE MOUNTS Excellent patina. Lengths 2½ and 4½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Na..."

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TWO SPOKESHAVES With whale ivory and bone mounts. Lengths 15½ and 10½"."

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FOUR IMPLEMENTS Two corkscrews with whale ivory handles, and two whalebone bodkins, lengths 3½ and 3¼". From a Massachusetts collec..."

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SCRIMSHAW BUSK Decoration of hearts and trees separated by geometric banding. Top broken. Length 10½. From a Massachusetts collecti..."

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TURNED WHALEBONE-HANDLED IMPLEMENT With iron lance-style blade. Nice patina. Length 9½. From a Massachusetts collection originating..."

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WHALE TOOTH-HANDLED STEEL CHISEL Handle of the period. Chisel stamped with maker's name. Length 7."

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SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicting a full-length figure of a young lady holding a parasol. Length 6¾."

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*ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH Depicting the head of a sailor above two hearts pierced by an arrow. Length 6¾. *May only be purchased by a..."

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SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Monochrome decoration of tree-lined hillsides, hearts and geometric motifs. Canted corners. Length 12½."

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Sold For$225.00(excluding buyer's premium)

*ESKIMO WALRUS IVORY CRIBBAGE BOARD Engravings on both sides of seals, a polar bear head and a walrus. Length 10½. *May only be pur..."

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*SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Decoration of the ship Herald" on obverse. Reverse with two figures above "Father Nephinks[?] and wife on..."

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Sold For$130.00(excluding buyer's premium)

*THREE BALEEN BOAT MODELS Complete with sails. Lengths from 5 to 8". *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will no..."

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CARVED TELESCOPE Possibly whalebone. Red and black geometric decoration. Length 6¼."

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*ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH With polychrome decoration of a schooner. Signed and dated on reverse R. Spring 77". Length 5". *May only b.."

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*ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH Depicting a three-masted schooner. Length 5½. *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will n..."

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Sold For$160.00(excluding buyer's premium)

THREE POCKET RAZORS Two in elephant ivory, one with engraving of the steamboats Priscilla and Baystate, and the other with engraving...

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Sold For$1,100.00(excluding buyer's premium)

ANTIQUE AMERICAN WHALEBONE SWIFT Cup-form top and barrel-form end with incised burgundy decoration and shell inlay. Length 19. Diam..."

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Sold For$325.00(excluding buyer's premium)

*CARVED WHALEBONE SPERM WHALE SILHOUETTE Mounted to a triangular carved whalebone stand. Height 3½. Length 10½". *May only be purch..."

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*ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH Whaler Fitting Out", depicting a whaleship at dock. Signed in lower right of image "D. Waring" (American, c..."

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Sold For$700.00(excluding buyer's premium)

FINE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Polychrome work of a young woman holding a fan and teacup with a checkered rug and Empire sofa in backg...

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SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicting a whaleship, a whaleboat and two whales. Length 4½."

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Sold For$600.00(excluding buyer's premium)

PAIR OF AMERICAN SAILOR-MADE WHALEBONE CANDLESTICKS Height 7 1/8."

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*ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSK Depicting six walruses. Length 20. *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped..."

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THREE WHALEBONE ITEMS 1) A whalebone-handled hole saw, possibly part of a doctor’s kit. Length 4½”. 2) A pie crimper with a Zitan wo...

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SAILOR-MADE WHALEBONE BODKIN In fish form with brass tack and nailhead decoration. Length 6½."

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*FOUR WHALEBONE AND WALRUS IVORY CRIMPERS Lengths from 6½ to 7". *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be..."

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SIX WHALEBONE KNIVES AND LETTER OPENERS Various carved and engraved decorations. Lengths from 6¾ to 8"."

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*TWO ENGRAVED WHALE'S TEETH One with decoration of a ship, length 5½. Other with decoration of a ship on one side, and a polychrome..."

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*WALRUS IVORY CRIBBAGE BOARD In seal form with engraved seal and walrus design. Length 11¼. *May only be purchased by a Massachuset..."

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SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicting a silhouette bust portrait of a woman wearing a bonnet. Length 5."

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Sold For$80.00(excluding buyer's premium)

BALEEN BUSK With etched decoration. Obverse with full-rigged ship and three schooners. Reverse with foliate design and signed A.L...."

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Sold For$3,250.00(excluding buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with relief-carved bark with spread-wing eagle and stars above. Reverse with a memoria...

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Sold For$1,500.00(excluding buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH With polychrome decoration. Obverse with an American warship flying the American flag. Reverse with half por...

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Sold For$80.00(excluding buyer's premium)

*POLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH Length 5. *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state."

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Total Items Found: 68
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