Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

Scrimshaw in The Marine Sale

October 15, 2016

Total Items Found: 83
Sold For$3,500.00(hammer price)$4,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

RARE WHALE IVORY AND WALRUS IVORY SEVEN-WHEEL PIE CRIMPER Shaft with mother-of-pearl inlay. Wheels at both ends with heart-shaped cu...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Openwork carved handle in a circle and oval design with blossom-form terminal. Openwork carved wheel. Length...

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

WHALE IVORY AND EBONY PIE CRIMPER Handle with alternating whale ivory and ebony banding. Two whale ivory wheels, one with openwork f...

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

WHALE IVORY AND EBONY PIE CRIMPER Ebony handle inlaid with whale ivory and mother-of-pearl circles and hearts. Whale ivory wheel mou...

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

WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle carved in the form of a serpent with a two-tined fork at head. Leaf forms at tail support a solid wh...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS IVORY AND WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER One side of handle with scrimshaw design of a red, black and blue potted...

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

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a lady's leg. Foot surmounted by a scroll that suppor...

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

NEAR-MATCHING PAIR OF WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPERS Handles carved in the form of human legs with attached feet. Both with...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE LADY WELLINGTON ENGRAVER Tip of tooth with highly unusual depiction of the face of a fish, including...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Titled Daniel, the, fourth, London, Elizabeth." along one side, indent..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD BURDETT Obverse depicts a whaleship cutting in and suspending a sheet of blu...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a British man-of-war with two gun decks and elaborately detailed rigging. Another sailing...

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

RARE PRESENTATION SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH A Shoal of Sperm Whales" inscribed on top edge and "Carv'd for Robt. Sandon" on lower edg..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a British Jack Tar" holding a sword and the British flag and with a navigational instrument..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a whaling scene with a whaleship flying an American flag in the background and three whalebo...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts two ships flying American flags at anchor in a South Seas port with palm trees an...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts three vignettes, all featuring women in various locations and poses. Upper vignette with...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts two whaling scene vignettes. Left scene depicts a whaleship, four whaleboats and four wh...

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Sold For$7,000.00(hammer price)$8,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an open ocean scene of two whaleships and three whaleboats in pursuit of a whale. Nicely detailed w...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both with extensive details. One depicts an American eagle clutching a Union Liberty" ba..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts two horse-drawn carriages and a whaleship. Reverse depicts a lady wearing an elab...

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

LARGE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts the burning of the USS Philadelphia in Tripoli Harbor in 1804 as a crowd lo...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH ATTRIBUTED TO CERES ARTISAN WILLIAM GILPIN One tooth depicts Liberty with an American eag...

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Sold For$110,000.00(hammer price)$132,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH One tooth signed Campbell" depicts an image from the title page of The Naval Monument pu..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a spread-wing eagle clutching a shield, an olive branch and a brace of arrows. Full-rigge...

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

EXTREMELY RARE WHALEMAN-MADE BIRDCAGE Whalebone framework comprised of square supports and cylindrical dowels. Arched roof. Single d...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl. Wooden handle with diamond-form mother-of-pearl inlay and applied whalebone trim. Inlaid pa...

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Sold For$950.00(hammer price)$1,140.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl with carved bands. Geometric carved whale ivory and wooden handle . Length 13.75. Exhibited..."

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WATCH TOWER Two whale's teeth are mounted to a walnut base raised on four whale ivory feet. Teeth flank a baleen-venee...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WATCH TOWER IN THE FORM OF A CATHEDRAL Made from whale ivory, whalebone and mahogany with mother-of-pearl, silver and...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WATCH TOWER IN THE FORM OF A TALL-CASE CLOCK Mahogany case with whalebone mounts and geometric embellishments. Sliding...

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Sold For$100,000.00(hammer price)$120,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH ATTRIBUTED TO MANUEL ENOS One tooth depicts a young lady holding a garland of flowers whi...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE BANK NOTE ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a young woman within an oval cartouche with geometric b...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both with extensively detailed pin-point depictions of attractive women in Victorian dres...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a young woman with brown hair wearing a blue and green dress seated beneath a foliate arc...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both depict women in Victorian dress, executed in black and green. Lengths 4.25. Proven..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY W.L. RODERICK Titled In Shore Whaling The Death" along bottom edge. Depicts a finely detailed whaling sc..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a whaleship with two whaleboats off her bow chasing a pod of three whales. Revers...

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

LARGE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a finely detailed whaling scene of four whaleboats and two whales, one about to be har...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides depict whaling scenes of the barque Anne of Bristol, Rhode Island during an 1845 voyag...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts Britannia holding a trident and a red and blue shield while standing on the dome...

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

UNUSUAL CARVED WHALEBONE PICTURE FRAME With scrolled edges and openwork stars and heart. Houses a carte de visite of Commodore Foote...

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Sold For$300.00(hammer price)$360.00(price including buyer's premium)

UNUSUAL WHALEMAN-MADE WHIMSY Made from cherry and whalebone. Cherry midsection with central aperture with whalebone surround. Apertu...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Spiral- and ring-turned handle topped with a turk's head. Both sides of blade with inlaid mahoga...

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Sold For$950.00(hammer price)$1,140.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Blade engraved C.C. Moore's" on one side and "S.G." on other side. Handle engraved "C" on one s..."

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WALRUS IVORY BUTTER MOLD Handle with inlaid ebony dots. Mold with scalloped edge and a central six-pointed star. Heigh...

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

POLYCHROME SCULPTED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an active whaling scene of a whaleship, four whaleboats and numerous wha...

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

SCULPTED WHALE'S TOOTH Relief-carved depiction of a sperm whale in rough seas being pursued by two whaleboats. Whaleship in distance...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a full-rigged British ship flying a red, white and blue flag. Reverse depicts a w...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a British three-masted ship under full sail. Reverse depicts a three-masted vessel, probably...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Exceptional and elaborate depiction of a floral arrangement in a pedestal bowl. Length 7.25. Provenance: B..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with foliate vines that form a heart at tip and surround an inlaid mother-of-pearl sunburst. Reverse...

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

INLAID AND SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a sprig of flowers with engraved stems and branches and inlaid mother-of-pearl fl...

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

INLAID AND SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Engraved flower and vine design highlighted by mother-of-pearl inlay. Length 6.75. Note: Figure..."

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

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Diamond and arch borders surround three vignettes. Large upper vignette depicts an American warship at port...

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

EXCEPTIONAL POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Depicts a whaleship in foreground flying an HRH" agent's flag and another whaleship..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a full-length seated portrait of Liberty holding a staff topped with a cap. A flag is dra...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a three-quarter length portrait of a young woman wearing a bonnet and black coat. She is holding a b...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Decoration on both sides in red, blue and black. Obverse depicts a full-length portrait of a woma...

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Sold For$300.00(hammer price)$360.00(price including buyer's premium)

SIX WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY FIDS AND BODKINS One with geometric carving and clenched fist at end. Lengths from 2.75 to 6"."

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Sold For$250.00(hammer price)$300.00(price including buyer's premium)

FOUR CARVED AND TURNED WHALEBONE CLOTHESPINS Lengths from 3.5 to 4.75"."

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

WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Handle with geometric incised carving. Length 4."

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Sold For$325.00(hammer price)$390.00(price including buyer's premium)

WHALEBONE SINGLE BLOCK Length 4. Width 2.75". Depth 1.25"."

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

SCRIMSHAW POWDER HORN Made from a steer's horn. Decoration around circumference depicts two young children, a whaling ship, a sperm...

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

WHALEBONE SWIFT Whale ivory yarn cup at top. Nicely turned clamp. Height 21.75. Diameter open 12"."

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Sold For$9,000.00(hammer price)$10,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE ANONYMOUS SO-CALLED EAGLE PORTRAITIST Obverse with incredibly detailed image of...

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

DIMINUTIVE WHALEMAN-MADE BALEEN SEWING BOX Box with three-finger seam. Band of lid with two-finger seam. Geometric engraving through...

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Sold For$100.00(hammer price)$120.00(price including buyer's premium)

* THREE WHALEMAN-MADE ITEMS A baleen busk, length 15, a wooden rolling pin with turned bone handles and inlaid bone letters "TCL",..."

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS Both with four beautifully detailed rectangular vignettes. Two vignettes depict flowers, o...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH One depicts a woman tending a crib, a girl jumping rope and a young boy holding a rifle w...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a seated Madonna holding baby Jesus on her lap with a winged griffin and two birds to her le...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a radiating sun with face above a palm tree growing from a semicircle. Image surrounded on three sid...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE SWIFT Barrel-shaped turned whale ivory clamp with sawtooth-pattern shell inlay at bottom and piqué mother-of-pearl and...

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Sold For$150.00(hammer price)$180.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN OVAL DITTY BOX Scenes of houses and trees wrap around the circumference of box. Print of a mother and child applied...

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

EIGHTEEN ASSORTED WHALEBONE IMPLEMENTS AND ODDMENTS Includes miniature fids, crochet hooks and a whistle. Lengths from 2.5 to 7"."

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

WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER With turned handle. Length 4.25."

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

TWENTY-THREE WHALEBONE ITEMS Mostly bodkins. Mounted in a shadow box frame. Frame 15 x 18"."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a full-length portrait of Lady Justice. Length 4.75."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a spread-wing eagle with flags, shield and anchor over an image of a steam/sail vessel. L...

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Sold For$950.00(hammer price)$1,140.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Obverse of one tooth depicts a man in 18th Century dress holding a sword. Reverse depicts a man with...

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

WHALEBONE FID With deep patina. Length 12.75."

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

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl. Carved S-form whalebone handle with triangular and teardrop-shaped baleen inlay. Handle att...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE DOCUMENT BOX In mahogany inlaid with whale ivory stars on top and front. Rectangular whale ivory panels form right ang...

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Total Items Found: 83
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