Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Nantucket Auction

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

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Eldred's inaugural Nantucket Auction. Part of the proceeds to benefit the Nantucket Preservation Trust.

At the Boys & Girls Club, 61 Sparks Avenue, Nantucket. Auction begins at 1 p.m. Eastern.   

Exhibition:
Friday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the morning of the auction beginning at 10 a.m.   

Catalog:
Available in early June. To order a catalog, please call 508-385-3116 or email info@eldreds.com.

Buyer's Premium:
The buyer's premium for this auction is 23% for live, absentee and phone bidding, and 28% for online bidding.

 

Total Items Found: 15
Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

* WHALE DISPLAY PLAQUE Carved whale ivory finback, bowhead and sperm whales mounted to a mahogany plaque. 16 x 17.75". * Per Federa..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

* WHALE'S TOOTH CARVED IN THE FORM OF A RIGHT WHALE BY ALVIN WHITE Mounted on a custom stand. Height 4.5. Length 6". * Per Federal..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SCENE OF MAIN STREET, NANTUCKET Finely engraved scene looking down Main Street toward Nantucket Harbor...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

* POLYCHROME ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY ROBERT LYONS Oval cartouche contains a full-length portrait of a sailor on the deck of a ship...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

* RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY NANCY A. CHASE Purportedly carved by Chase especially for noted whaling collector Barbara Johnson....

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

* RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY KENNETH D. SPRAGUE Depicts a whale entangled with a kraken against a mottled ground. Engraved eyes....

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

* PROFUSELY ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a sun rising over a spread-wing eagle grasping an E. Pluribus Unum" banner in it..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY SANDY BEAULIEU Depicts portraits of a sailor and a mermaid within a border that simulates a folding pict...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY SANDY BEAULIEU Depicts an array of vividly colored shells and flowers. Signed lower right Sandy Beaulie..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY LINDA LAYDEN Depicts an active and brightly colored coastal scene with hot air balloons, a mermaid sunba...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY SALMAN RASHIDI Depicts a mermaid swimming underwater in a tropical ocean. Signed lower center Rashidi"...."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

* POLYCHROME ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY MANUEL CUNHA Titled Nomination of Washington As Commander-In-Chief of the Continental Army"...."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

* POLYCHROME ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY MANUEL CUNHA Titled Jones Invested with the Order of Military Merit". Depicts an elaborate i..."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

* ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSK PIE CRIMPER Handle in the form of a snake coiled around knife-form wheel supports and an arm and fist clenchi...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

OVAL BALEEN DITTY BOX Made by Benjamin Thompson (Stonington, Connecticut, d. 1908). Baleen sides pinned and stitched together and en...

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Total Items Found: 15
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