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Four Scrimshaw Items

Auction:
2509
Lot:
956
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Four Scrimshaw Items, 19th century, a whalebone pointer with two baleen bands on the shaft, a mahogany handled and ivory letter sealer, a maple-handled and ivory and bone letter sealer, together with a maple and white porcelain darning tool, lg. 19, 7 3/8, 7 3/8, 7 in., respectively.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

white porcelain darning tool, Baleen, Bone, Carving, Darning, Engraving, Ivory, Maple, Porcelain, Scrimshaw, Whaling

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