Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

Scrimshaw

Thursday, July 19 - Friday, July 20, 2018

Total Items Found: 216
Sold For$140,000.00(hammer price)$168,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH KNOWN AS THE MAP TOOTH" Obverse with a finely detailed map or chart depicting..."

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

IMPRESSIVELY LARGE CARVED AND INLAID PIE CRIMPER Two-part S-curve whale ivory handle with two baleen bands at center, a hanging loop...

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Openwork handle made in two parts. Upper portion with hanging loop, a heart, two tulip-form columns a...

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

THREE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Beautifully carved simplistic handle. One end of handle with a flower-form cookie press w...

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

FIVE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Modified oval handle with large inlaid mother-of-pearl diamond on one side. One end with a...

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Double handle with pierced diamond and heart design. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Length 8.25. The Koba..."

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH WHALEBONE WHEEL Bold teardrop-form handle with scroll at one end and a three-tined fork and crim...

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Octagonal handle with a clenched fist at one end, incised ribbing at upper and lower portions and isl...

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Extensively carved and pierced handle with ogee designs. Crimping fork at top and bail hanging loop a...

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Sold For$17,000.00(hammer price)$20,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW DECORATION Handle in the form of a snake with red sealing wax eyes and scri...

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Sold For$160,000.00(hammer price)$192,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

EXCEPTIONAL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Titled on edge The Ship Charles of London Whaling". Obvers..."

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Sold For$50,000.00(hammer price)$60,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Obverse depicts the famous naval battle between the U.S.S. Constitution and the H....

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

PAIR OF RELIEF-CARVED AND SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Obverse of one tooth with a relief-carved figure of a man wearing a coat and vest...

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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 three-masted ship in blue water. Three birds fly off her stern, and men in the...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Obverses depict three-masted ships of war. One has it sails furled, has several figures o...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK With four vignettes below an arch. Upper vignette depicts a star, American flags, a shield and a...

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

RARE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PANEL Depicts an active whaling scene of three whaleships, seven whales and six whaleboats, three...

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

LARGE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an American two-masted sailing vessel over a scene titled Captain Kidd Burying His Bi..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a rising sun, a bust portrait of a lady and a full-length portrait of a pirate ho...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse titled Mocha" depicts coastal buildings, mountains and wavy water. Reverse titled "Kenyo..."

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Sold For$17,000.00(hammer price)$20,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Central vignette depicts two shipwrecked sailors in a tropical landscape. One man is lying on his back and t...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Nicely detailed active whaling scene of a whaleship, three whaleboats and seven whales. Whaleboat...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WALRUS IVORY CANDLESTICK Beautifully turned shaft with modified tulip-form socle. Walnut and walrus ivory base...

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

RARE WHALEMAN-MADE CHESS SET Includes thirty-two turned whale ivory pieces, one half incised with red sealing wax. Heights from 1.75...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WALRUS IVORY SCRIBE Length 8.75. Provenance: Richard A. Bourne Company. The Kobacker Collection."

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

WHALEBONE BALANCE SCALE With carved beam and turned supports suspending copper pans. Mounted on a contemporary metal rod and wooden...

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Sold For$10,000.00(hammer price)$12,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle grasping a banner in its beak while perched upon a red and bl...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with three vignettes, one of a red floral blossom, one of an American eagle with a Liber..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE EAGLE PORTRAITIST Obverse depicts a spread-wing American eagle with an E Pluribus Unum" b..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE EAGLE PORTRAITIST Obverse titled The Young Mother" depicts a bust portrait of a mother ho..."

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Sold For$330,000.00(hammer price)$396,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE NAVAL MONUMENT ENGRAVER Obverse titled The Hornet Blockading the Bonne. Citoye..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts two sailing ships at sea, one approaching and one seen from its port side. L.W.M..."

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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 with an oval bust portrait of President James Garfield contained within an elaborate rect...

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH PERTAINING TO NAPOLEON Obverse of one tooth with H.M.A. Philips Longwood. Old House. Where. Napoleo..."

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

EXCEPTIONAL WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE SWIFT Turned finial with incised red and green bands. Upper half of shaft wit...

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Sold For$32,500.00(hammer price)$39,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

RARE AND IMPORTANT WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE DOUBLE SWIFT WITH THREAD HOLDER Elaborately turned finial, shaft and collar with incise...

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Sold For$10,000.00(hammer price)$12,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

RARE CHILD'S-SIZE WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SWIFT Yarn cup and barrel-form clamp with incised red banding. Swift cage with carved an...

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

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY GARY TONKIN Obverse with engraved and subtly relief-carved scene titled Albany Entrance Farewell Peter..."

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

* POLYCHROME ENGRAVED FOSSILIZED WHALE'S TOOTH BY CHARLES A. MANGHIS OF NANTUCKET Depicts the whaling bark Concordia of New Bedford....

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

* COPY OF A SUSAN'S TOOTH BY CHARLES A. MANGHIS OF NANTUCKET An accurate copy of teeth done by 19th Century scrimshander Frederick M...

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

* SEMI-POLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH WITH INK INSCRIPTION Inscribed August 1841 This Was Taken By The Brig Troy On The Passage Home ... B...."

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

* PAIR OF POLYCHROME ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSKS Both with female figures, cherubs and potted plants, all shades of red, green and yellow....

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

* ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSK Obverse depicts six whaleships, all identified. Reverse depicts two fish, an eye, a scale, a ram and a compas...

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

* ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSK Depicts three female circus figures, a nude woman and a three-masted sailing ship. Length 18. Per Federal Re..."

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

* CARVED WHALE IVORY DOUBLE PIE CRIMPER IN THE FORM OF A SEA GOAT Attributed to William Williams. Length 8. Per Federal Regulation,..."

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

* SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides with two vignettes surrounded by floral vine borders. On the obverse, the upper vignette depict...

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

RARE SEVEN-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle with incised sawtooth carving around edge, mother-of-pearl diamond and circle...

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle with serpent's head extending to support a knife and crimping fork in its mouth. Serpent with...

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle in the form of a woman's leg in a boot, with a pierced heart at one end and an island wood ban...

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

HIPPOCAMPUS-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Hippocampus with curled tail ending in a fluke, a crimping fork horn" and inset bal..."

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Sold For$8,500.00(hammer price)$10,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

HIPPOCAMPUS-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Twisted tail ends in a sawtooth edge. Head supports a fluted wheel. Length 6.75. Th..."

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

TWO DOUBLE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPERS Made by the same hand. Both with geometric handles and fluted wheels. One set of wh...

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

CARVED WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER Lyre-form handle with knop end. Wheel support in the form of a horse's head with pierced circle desi...

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Double handle with pierced heart and diamond design. Fluted wheel. Length 5.75. The Kobacker Collect..."

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

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Double handle with pierced heart and blossom design. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Length 6.25. The Koba..."

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Sold For$27,000.00(hammer price)$32,400.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD BURDETT Obverse depicts an American flagged whaleship with two whales off her bow. Ship...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BANK NOTE ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a mourning scene of a woman leaning against a garden me...

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Sold For$75,000.00(hammer price)$90,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAGODA/ALBATROSS ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a three-masted ship in the water at center, a su...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY A CERES ARTISAN Obverse depicts a family portrait of a husband, wife and their eight children in an inter...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY A CERES ARTISAN Depicts an interior scene with a man in a sailor's suit, a woman and two children surroun...

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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 MOSES DENNING Obverse depicts an American flagged three-masted sailing ship flying...

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Sold For$10,000.00(hammer price)$12,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE NAVAL ENGAGEMENT ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a whaleship, four whaleboats and a ca...

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Sold For$47,500.00(hammer price)$57,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY JAMES ADOLPHUS BUTE, CREW MEMBER ON CHARLES DARWIN'S EXPEDITION Engraved during the vo...

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Sold For$47,500.00(hammer price)$57,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

SUSAN'S TOOTH" SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY FREDERICK MYRICK Obverse depicts the whaleship Susan cutting in, with a waifed whale at h..."

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

COLLECTION OF THIRTY-TWO CARVED WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE BODKINS In varied forms. Lengths from 2 to 4". Includes two wooden stands..."

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

WHIMSICAL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Whaling scene of three whales and six whaleboats that appear to be floating in air wraps around ci...

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Sold For$55,000.00(hammer price)$66,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an active whaling scene with distant whaleship, three whaleboats in the water and five whale...

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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 an American flagged three-masted sailing ship and the reverse depicts an American flagged tw...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both obverse and reverse executed in multiple bright colors. Obverse depicts a floral garland, a...

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Sold For$8,500.00(hammer price)$10,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a full-length portrait of the female pirate Alwilda wearing a hat, jacket and tie and holding a...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a man and woman standing next to a green foliate vine. Both are wearing green, bl...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts 1776", a hex sign and "Nathl Healey". Length 7". Illustrated: Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales a..."

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Sold For$8,500.00(hammer price)$10,200.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a three-quarter-length portrait of a young lady wearing a red and green foliate-patt...

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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 Beautifully executed pin-point work depicting circus scenes with horses, female acrobats and ringmas...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a sailor in blue jacket and red vest holding a telescope in his left hand while standing...

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

DECORATED SWORDFISH BILL SWORD Polychrome depiction of the Thacher Island Twin Lights, a two-masted ship, and an American flag. Leng...

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

SET OF TEN WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY KNIVES Blades beautifully inset into handles with brass pins. Lengths approx. 6.5...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH With pinpoint decoration. Obverse with a bust portrait of a woman and an image of a house. Reverse with a ha...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a sprig of flowers, AMC", a basket of flowers, an eagle with a banner in its bea..."

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

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Walnut handle with whale ivory end carved in the form of a clenched fist holding a ring. Whale ivory heart-form...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts the whaleship Phoenix flying American and other flags from her masts. Phoenix 1842 New B..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH One side with four vignettes: a sun with face, three hippocampi, two angels holding horns flanking a crown a...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Obverse with three vignettes: a sun rising above a spread-wing eagle, a three-masted ship under ful...

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

SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Depicts a full-length portrait of a scantily clad belly dancer, probably inspired by the Dance of the Seven V..."

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

SCRIMSHAW BLACKFISH JAW One side with foliate designs. Other side undecorated. Height 4.75. Length 18". Width 12"."

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

WHALEBONE AND WOOD MEASURING STICK Striated wooden rule with whalebone ends and nine inlaid whalebone diamonds. Length 36."

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

CIRCULAR WHALEBONE AND BALEEN DITTY BOX WITH SCRIMSHAW DECORATION Cover with wooden top and whalebone sides. Box with wooden bottom...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a young girl holding a hoop and a man in a long black coat holding a cane. Reverse depicts a...

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both depict a man and a woman, one couple in colonial dress and the other in Mid-19th Century dress....

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

DIMINUTIVE WHALEBONE SWIFT WITH SEWING BOX BASE Swift with turned finial, slender shaft and turned adjustment knob with screw. Both...

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

RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES ADOLPHUS BUTE, CREW MEMBER ON CHARLES DARWIN'S EXPEDITION Engraved ab...

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Sold For$14,000.00(hammer price)$16,800.00(price including buyer's premium)

OVAL RETICULATED PANBONE BASKET WITH MARQUETRY BASE Sides with an intersecting semi-circle and circle design interrupted by rows of...

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

OUTSTANDING SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK WITH WHALING SCENE AND POEM Whaling scene extends the full length of the busk, depicting from l...

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

EXCEPTIONAL SCRIMSHAW AND INLAID LAP DESK, ONCE BELONGING TO CAPTAIN GEORGE DOUGLAS In walnut with extensive polychrome scrimshaw wh...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Multiple geometric designs and a basket of flowers executed in red, green and blue. Both ends ar...

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

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts three sailing ships off a coastal fort flying an American flag. Two of the ships are flying long penna...

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

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts potted plants, a fort, a heart, four ships and an island lighthouse. Ships, fort and lighthouse all fl...

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

WHALEBONE-MOUNTED SPOKESHAVE Length 11.75. Provenance: Jean Montgomery Collection. Auction of the Montgomery Estate, June 1992, Lot..."

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

CARVED AND ENGRAVED WHALE IVORY PIPE TAMPER IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S LEG Carved as a leg bent in an L" and wearing a high-heeled boo..."

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

WHALE IVORY BODKIN IN THE FORM OF A FISH Fish with beautifully articulated edges and tail, inlaid baleen eyes, large central inlaid...

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

PIERCED WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CHILD'S RATTLE Whalebone drum-form rattle with pierced circles and incised lines. Whale ivory caps...

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

BOXED WHALEBONE ALPHABET SET Cylindrical whalebone box with threaded lid. Polychrome engraved decoration on lid of ABC" surrounding..."

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

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY DOLL'S BED With turned posts and scalloped head and foot boards. Height 10.4. Width 7.9". A very similar..."

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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 with full-length portrait of Carolina" standing in front of an anchor and holding an Ame..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a full-length portrait of a formally dressed woman wearing a blue scarf, a fringed cape,...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both with full-length portraits of young girls standing on black floors with red and gree...

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

EXCEPTIONAL SEVEN-WHEEL WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER Each side of the elongated teardrop-form handle with engraved rope pattern around p...

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

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN UNICORN PIE CRIMPER Unicorn with looped tail, inlaid baleen eyes and two horns that serve as a crimping fork....

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

WHALE IVORY AND EBONY PIE CRIMPER Ebony pistol grip handle with conforming whale ivory overlay and central mother-of-pearl diamond-s...

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

CARVED WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER Openwork handle with wavy design at one end and a pair of arms at the other end that support a fluted w...

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

RARE DOUBLE SWIFT WITH BALEEN STAYS Exotic wood shaft with turned whale ivory collars, a whale ivory adjustment knob and baleen ring...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Depicts a 120-gun British ship firing on French ships flanking its port and starboard, likely a...

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

EIGHT SMALL BONE AND IVORY ITEMS Five elephant ivory barrel-form thread holders, two whalebone needle cases and an elephant ivory pe...

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Sold For$80,000.00(hammer price)$96,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH BY A CERES ARTISAN One tooth depicts a woman with an American eagle perched on her should...

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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 full-length portrait of Lady Liberty draped in an American flag holding an American shi...

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

WHALEBONE SEWING KNIFE IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S LEG Length 4.25."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts Winfield Scott on horseback. Subject is identified in banner at tip as M.G. Winfield Scott"..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Images of three American flagged sailing ships at sea and a distant hilly coastline wraps around the circumf...

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

SIGNED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Signed on tip C.G. Tousey Sc". Obverse titled "Virginia Water" depicts the lake in Virginia Water, E..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH, POSSIBLY BY THE CONNECTICUT CITYSCAPE ARTIST Obverse depicts a British steam-sail sidewheeler entering an A...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an American flagged three-masted warship passing a British fort. Reverse titled Ruins of Ba..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a three-quarter portrait of a young lady wearing Victorian dress and a hat with ribbons. Revers...

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

* ENGRAVED AND RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a cartouche containing a relief-carved bust portrait of a gentleman. Engrave...

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

* WHALE'S TOOTH CARVED IN THE FORM OF AN EAGLE With engraved feathers. Length 7.25. *Per Federal regulation, this item may only be..."

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

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH A harbor scene, including a ship at dock and a fish shanty, wraps around the circumference of the tooth. Sh...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE ROLLING PIN Carved whale ivory acorn-form handles. Roller with alternating island wood and whale ivory banding. Length...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE ROLLING PIN Boldly turned whale or walrus ivory handles. Walnut roller. Length 13.25."

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

WHALE IVORY AND WOOD ROLLING PIN Beautifully turned whale ivory handles with incised bands colored with red sealing wax. Extremely h...

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

WHALEBONE FOLDING DRAFT SQUARE Length closed 9.25."

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

MINIATURE OVAL SCRIMSHAW BALEEN DITTY BOX Lid band with foliate and ship design. Base depicts a monument, a tree, a house, a potted...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE CABINET-MAKER'S SCRIBE In mahogany with a light hardwood adjustable scribe line and a whalebone guide. Modified rectan...

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

PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WHALEBONE CANDLESTICKS With drip pan below socle. Beautifully turned examples of hard-to-find items. He...

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

PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WHALEBONE CANDLESTICKS With graceful stems and nicely turned feet. A fine and rare item. Heights 7.75."

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

FINE WHALEMAN-MADE WATCH HUTCH WITH POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW DECORATION Wooden hutch with extensive whalebone, whale ivory and mother-of...

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

WHALEBONE-INLAID VALUABLES BOX Mahogany box with whalebone trim, whalebone inlay and four turned whalebone feet. Inlay in rectangula...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE CARVED WHALEBONE SAILBOAT TOY Manned sailboat set into a box with handle at side that rocks the boat. Finely detailed...

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

RARE AND IMPORTANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Titled at upper border A Whaling Scene in the Indian Ocean". Depicts an acti..."

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Sold For$55,000.00(hammer price)$66,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

LARGE AND IMPORTANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Depicts a South Seas whaling scene of the British ship Argus of London, two...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE SEAM RUBBER Carved faceted whale ivory knop, turned whalebone handle and whalebone blade. Scrimshaw engraving on blade...

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

SAILOR-MADE ELEPHANT IVORY SALT BOX With hanging hook in the form of a whale's tail and deal pine hinged top. Scrimshaw engraving ar...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Carved from a single piece of whalebone. Beautifully turned handle. Length 6."

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SERVING MALLET Length 5.25."

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE BELAYING PIN Upper portion with incised lines. Rich patina. Length 14.25."

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

LARGE WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE FID With incised lines at one end. Length 14.25."

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE FID With knop, incised lines and drilled hole. Length 9.25."

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

WHALEBONE-TURNED BELAYING PIN With three incised lines at top end. Nice patina. Length 15.75. Provenance: John Newton Marine Antiqu..."

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

WHALEBONE FID With beautifully turned knop. Exhibits oil and grease staining from use on a whaleship. Length 8.75. Provenance: John..."

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

WHALEBONE SERVING MALLET Length 7.75. Provenance: Paul DeCoste."

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

RARE WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SPOKE SHAVE With steel blade and guides. Length 12. Width 2.25". Provenance: Paul DeCoste."

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

RARE WHALEBONE LOG BOOK STAMP Bottom stamps a sperm whale and side stamps a whale's tail. Collection or museum deaccession number on...

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

SMALL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WHISTLE One side with Whitby" and other side with "A. Winter". Diamond and pique design along top. Br..."

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

RARE TURNED WHALEBONE CASK BUNG With two incised lines and two deep grooves. Length 3.25. Provenance: Ryan Cooper, Yarmouth Port, M..."

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

THREE WHALEBONE FIDS All with incised and carved ends. Lengths from 4.75 to 7.25"."

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

NANTUCKET STYLE CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Beautifully turned handle with incised lines colored with red sealing wax. Whale ivor...

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

UNUSUAL WHALEBONE GAUGED SEAM RUBBER Both ends carved with notches. Length 6.25. Provenance: R. Levett."

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

WHALEBONE FID With two incised lines. Length 11. Provenance: David Place."

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

PAIR OF WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCKS Lengths 3. Widths 2". Depths 1.25". Provenance: Estate of Captain C. Pierce. John Newton Marine Ant..."

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

WHALEBONE SNATCH BLOCK Retains old manila line. Length 5. Width 2.25". Depth 1". Provenance: J. Cobb, Captain's Quarters."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER With sawtooth design on handle. Length 5."

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

THREE SAILOR-MADE ITEMS A whalebone fid with mother-of-pearl panels and a sterling silver cap, a small whalebone fid with incised re...

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

TWO CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBERS One with inset whalebone blade. Both with octagonal handles and faceted ends. Provenance: Brian Culli...

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

CARVED WHALEBONE WHISTLE In a simple geometric form with incised bands. Cork collar near mouthpiece. Length 3.5. Mounted on a conte..."

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

SAILOR-MADE WHALEBONE AND COCONUT SHELL DIPPER/SPOON Coconut shell bowl attached by four metal pins to a beautifully carved whalebon...

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

WHALEBONE CASK MEASURE With four metal inlays and incised measuring lines. Length 36."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE LECLUSE Depicts three portraits of women. Upper portion with a full-length portrait of...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts a star, a stern view of a sailing vessel, a geometric design, Mary Adams", a house, a p..."

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Sold For$1,700.00(hammer price)$2,040.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts geometric design within a foliate garland; an anchor; a two-masted sailing ship flying a pennant; t...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Together with a scrimshaw whale’s tooth with faint bust portrait of a woman on obverse, “Marion”...

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

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts hearts, trees and geometric designs. Length 12.75. Includes contemporary stand."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts a sunburst and full-length portraits of a young woman, a man, a man and woman, and anoth...

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

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts a crown and crossed flags; a building; a statue of a figure on horseback marked on the statue's base ..."

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an English royal crest; a three-masted sailing ship; a rose; an anchor; a man and woman;...

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

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Obverse depicts a tree, an eagle and a sunburst, all separated by geometric and flowering vine bands. Reverse...

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Sold For$85,000.00(hammer price)$102,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

POLYCHROME WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING ALWILDA, THE FEMALE PIRATE Obverse depicts Alwilda wearing black pants, white shoes and a red sas...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both with portraits of ships of the line on the obverse, one ship flying the Royal Navy f...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse engraved with inscription This Tooth Taken from a Whale That Yielded 60 bbls of Sperm oil by the Sa..."

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Obverse of one tooth depicts an unusual red star and circle design above two images of th...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a dramatic naval engagement between a British and an American ship, with billowing smoke sur...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a flowering plant, a fort with lighthouse and an American flagged brig. Reverse d...

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH One tooth depicts a gaucho on both obverse and reverse, and a rose and a cat on one edge. Other toot...

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Sold For$10,000.00(hammer price)$12,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an American flagged two-masted sailing ship with a long pennant flying from the stern mast....

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a three-quarter portrait of a seated woman resting her arm on a table. Reverse with a full-leng...

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

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Titled on edge Elizabeth of London". Obverse depicts a whal..."

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Sold For$12,500.00(hammer price)$15,000.00(price including buyer's premium)

EXTRAORDINARY WHALEMAN-MADE SWIFT Possibly a one-of-a-kind piece. Whalebone base in the form of a two-story building, possibly a rep...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALE IVORY SEWING CLAMP PINCUSHION Clamp beautifully carved in a geometric design. Height approx. 3.25. Length 2.75"."

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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 whaleboat in the act of harpooning a whale. Reverse depicts a three-masted sailing ship. F...

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

EARLY NANTUCKET-STYLE WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER With nicely turned handle and fluted wheel. Length 6. Provenance: John Rinaldi, Maine."

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

PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE KNITTING NEEDLES Brown hardwood shafts with whale ivory finials, and island wood, baleen and whale ivory bandi...

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

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE PESTLE Length 10."

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Sold For$110.00(hammer price)$132.00(price including buyer's premium)

BONE DICE GAME Includes a cup and a single dice. Cup engraved with numerals in vertical columns. Dated 1885 on underside. Height 2.25."

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

COLLECTION OF ELEVEN WHALEBONE BODKINS One with turned wooden handle. Lengths from 2.75 to 5.25"."

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

COLLECTION OF BODKINS AND OTHER UTILITARIAN ITEMS All made from whale ivory and whalebone. Includes four bodkins, a three-blade pock...

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

TWO BODKINS Both with nice patina. 1) Carved whalebone bodkin with ball in cage flanked by geometric plinths. Incised geometric and...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts the famous battle between the U.S.S. Constitution and the H.M.S. Guerriere. Reverse inscribe...

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

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both with images of ships sailing on a blue sea. One depicts a ship of the line flying a...

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a three-masted ship at sea flying pennants from each of its masts. Reverse depicts an eagle...

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

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both with stylized pinpoint full-length portraits of young ladies. Lengths 5.5."

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

LARGE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a three-masted whaleship running before the wind. Length 8.25."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts cherubs, 1860", an eagle and a bust portrait of a gentleman identified as "Warren". Bust portrait s..."

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

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a ship under full sail flying pennants and a British flag. Reverse depicts a flowering shrub...

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