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Spring Americana, Paintings and Maritime Art

Scrimshaw in Spring Americana, Paintings and Maritime Art

April 6 - April 8, 2017

Total Items Found: 77
Sold For$2,700.00(hammer price)$3,240.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a flying fish, a dolphin fish and a bird. Reverse depicts a mermaid entwined by a serpent at...

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

LARGE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with highly detailed scene of whalemen cutting into a sperm whale. In the water two...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a framed scene of a ship in rough seas above the title Pacific in a Hurricane" and a foliate g..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a full-rigged ship under full sail. The ship's bowsprit wraps around the edge of tooth to the revers...

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

RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts flowers and foliage in a woven basket. Exceptionally detailed workmanship. Length 6.25. Figure..."

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH One depicts a woman holding her shoes and walking in a stream. The other depicts a young fisherman 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 Obverse depicts a ship under full sail flying a swallowtail banner off the main mast. Reverse dep...

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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 whaling scene with whaleship, three whaleboats in the water and four whales, tw...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH SIGNED BY LEMUEL F. RICH A highly detailed mourning scene and geometric banding wraps around the circumferen...

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH One depicts a full-length portrait of a woman in Victorian dress. The other depicts a woman surround...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts two women disrobing. Length 6.75. Figure 72 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman (201..."

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both depict full-length portraits of women in Victorian dress, one with heavily inked hair and jacke...

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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 Both with pinpoint execution. Both obverses with portraits of women in Victorian dress surrounded by...

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

WHALEBONE YARDSTICK Incised lines marked with numbers and 1 Nail", "1 Quarter", "Half" and "3 Q'rs." (A "nail" is a measure of clot..."

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

WHALEBONE YARDSTICK With baleen ends. Incised hash marks, some marked with an inlaid baleen dot. Length 36. Exhibited: Sea Life Par..."

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

LARGE WHALEMAN-MADE SAW Carved whalebone frame with octagonal handles. Steel blade. Retains original twine and whalebone tension bar...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE SAW Carved whalebone frame with steel blade. Twine and tension bar are replacements. Height 7.75. Length 12.5". Prove..."

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

FINE WHALEBONE ONE-FOOT SCRIBE One side with markings for each one-eighth of an inch. Arched whalebone guide with tightening screw....

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

RARE WHALEBONE BED WRENCH Square hole at one end to fit around bed bolts. Opposite end with notch to tighten rope beds. Length 11.75...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl. Turned and notched wooden handle with whale ivory end carved in the form of an eagle's head...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl with extensive pewter inlay including a band of conjoined rings along rim, a spread-wing eag...

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

WHALE IVORY VASE With serrated top edge and turned base. Height 4.5. Figure 151 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by Nina Hellman..."

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

WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts two hearts, a potted flowering plant, a picture frame, a full-rigged ship, a landscape, a foliate design and...

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

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts a star encircled by a wreath, a figure seated beneath a tree with a cow to his left and a figure to hi...

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

IMPORTANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO MOSES DENNING Obverse depicts a ship set with full sails flying an Americ...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Obverse of both teeth with full-length portraits of women in similar 19th Century-style d...

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Sold For$16,000.00(hammer price)$19,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Decorated in the manner of the Ceres artisan. Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle with shield and...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a bust portrait of a seated gentleman. Elaborate foliate and geometric scrolls ab...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PANEL Upper portion with four vignettes of ships, including two steam/sail vessels, all in varied rigs....

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

WHALEMAN-MADE ARTICULATED MODEL OF A STEAM ENGINE In whale ivory with baleen inlay. Mounted to a mahogany base. Height on base 8. W..."

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

ENGRAVED OSTRICH EGG ON A LYRE-FORM STAND Ostrich egg with a full-rigged ship on each side and compass rose markings at bottom. Base...

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

WHALEBONE AND WALRUS IVORY WATCH TOWER In the form of a fortress. Sides and columns inset with mother-of-pearl Gothic arched windows...

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Sold For$60,000.00(hammer price)$72,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE LADY WELLINGTON ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a highly detailed and deeply engraved scene of th...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Obverse depicts the H.M. Brig Hecate" under full sail and f..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a standing Britannia holding a spear and shi...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Geometric ogee carved handle with openwork center and knob at end. Length 6.25. Figure 123 in Through the..."

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

PIE CRIMPER Turned rosewood handle with geometric whale ivory, brass and baleen inlay. Whale ivory wheel. Length 8.75. Figure 123..."

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

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY DOUBLE-WHEELED PIE CRIMPER Turned tapered handle with delicate turned bail at one end and a crimping fork...

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

WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER Geometric carved handle with three openwork segments. Rare star-shaped whale ivory wheel, believed to be used...

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

WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER WITH WHALE IVORY WHEEL Tapered handle with extensive pierced carvings in diamond, heart and circle designs. On...

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

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle with four columns enclosing a floral vase. One side with inlaid silver E.S.D" and decorative bands...."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an Anglo-American naval battle scene. Reverse depicts a whaling scene with whales...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a whaleship flying an agent's flag. Waifed whale and a whaleboat at left, and thr...

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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 naval battle in which one vessel is flying a polychrome flag. Reverse depicts a...

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

SOUVENIR KNIFE FROM THE FAROE ISLANDS Hardwood handle and sheath, both with alternating wood string inlay. Sheath inlaid with harpoo...

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Sold For$160.00(hammer price)$192.00(price including buyer's premium)

TWO WHALEMAN-MADE CARVED AND TURNED WOODEN SPOKE SHAVES Both with whalebone mounts. One sans blade. Lengths 11.5 and 13". Figure 1..."

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

FIVE WHALEBONE-HANDLED TOOLS A screw driver, an awl, an adjustable wrench, a chisel and a bootjack. Lengths from 6.25 to 11.88". F..."

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

UNUSUAL WHALEBONE SCRIBE Made from two circular dowels, a shaped block and a tapered wedge. Dowel length can be controlled by releas...

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

WHALEBONE SCRIBE Oval whalebone guide. Steel mount and marking tip. Length 9.25. Figure 183 in Through the Eyes of a Collector by..."

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Sold For$160.00(hammer price)$192.00(price including buyer's premium)

MINIATURE WHALEBONE HAMMER Possibly a toy made by a whaleman for his child. One side of handle with rows of punch holes. Length 5.5..."

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

TWO WHALEMAN-MADE SCRIBES One made entirely of whalebone save for a steel marking tip. Length 6.25. Other in hardwood with inset wh..."

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

WHALEBONE BEVEL AND SQUARE Square with steel blade and bevel with iron pins. Square length 5. Bevel length 13". Provenance: Square..."

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

* PAIR OF POLYCHROME ENGRAVED WHALE'S TEETH In the manner of Manuel Cunah. One titled New York" depicts American flagged vessels of..."

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

THREE WHALEBONE FIDS Two with incised carvings at base and one with drilled hole. Lengths 10, 12" and 12.5". Provenance: Estate of..."

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

WOOD AND WHALE IVORY THREAD WINDER Turned clamp in the form of a barrel. Height 6. From the Howland Scrimshaw Collection."

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

SIX CARVED WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY MINIATURE FIGURES An eagle with rabbit prey, a bottle, two pigs, a dog and a woman. Lengths fro...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse and reverse each depict a three-quarter-length portrait of a woman wearing a bonnet and a dress. Nic...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a Peruvian actor. Reverse depicts a gaucho smoking a cigar. Beautifully detailed foliate ban...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an American eagle standing with American flags on a Union shield perched on a cliff. Below t...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Highly detailed decoration of a landscape and a man wearing a top hat assisting a woman over a fence. Landsc...

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

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH Titled Washington's Birth Place". Depicts a river scene with house. Length 7.5". *May only be purchased by..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a bust portrait of a woman in Victorian dress. Foliate designs along one edge. Reverse depic...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts two hearts, a geometric design, a tree, AWS", a sun and moon, stars, a hot air balloon..."

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

WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Openwork handle with faceted knob at end. Length 6.25."

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

THREE WHALE IVORY KNIVES One with exceptionally carved handle, one with ebony-inlaid handle and one with silver-inlaid handle. All w...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a three-quarter length portrait of a woman in Victorian dress. Reverse depicts a full-length...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a bust portrait of a woman wearing a hair comb and beaded necklace with locket. R...

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

FINE DECORATED SWORDFISH BILL Formed as a sword with carved wooden handle and hilt. One side with polychrome decoration of a stylize...

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

ENGRAVED HIPPOPOTAMUS TOOTH Obverse with a sperm whale, two harpoons, a tub of sailor's tools, an American whaleship and a lighthous...

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

ENGRAVED SWORDFISH BILL Compass rose surrounded by Robert W. Black June 19. Portland, Oren Leeman, Mast." at base. Banner with "1st..."

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

PAIR OF CHINESE WHALE'S TEETH CARVINGS In the forms of a flute player riding a dragon and a woman playing a sho while riding a phoen...

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

EIGHT CARVED WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY DOLLHOUSE ITEMS Includes two candlestands, a rocking chair, a side chair, a towel rack, two p...

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

FIVE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY MINIATURE ITEMS A handled bucket with red incised lines, a mortar, a non-matching pestle, a footed co...

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Sold For$90.00(hammer price)$108.00(price including buyer's premium)

SEVEN BONE AND WHALEBONE EATING UTENSILS A fork, two spoons and four knives. One knife with rosewood handle. Lengths from 3.5 to 8...."

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

EIGHT WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY BODKINS All with carved and turned terminals. Lengths from 2.5 to 4.25". From the Howland Scrimshaw..."

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

THREE WHALEMAN-MADE ITEMS An ebony yardstick with whale ivory end (other end missing), a cane shaft made from conjoined bands of bal...

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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 whaling scene with whaleship, four whaleboats in the water and a sperm whale in the foreground. Le...

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Total Items Found: 77
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