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Three Ivory, Composition and Wood Cribbage Boards and Carved Ivory Figure of a Nude

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
948
Sold for:
$400$400

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Three Ivory, Composition and Wood Cribbage Boards and Carved Ivory Figure of a Nude, a scrimshaw whaling scene-decorated, whale-shaped composition on a wood base marked "PMS AFTEK", a scrimshaw trees, deer, and floral-decorated board, and a ivory, wood, and bone inlaid board.
Estimate $300-500

Cribbage boards:
whale-shaped plaque on wood panel- is made of plastic,
Reindeer, tree, bird decorated- has a couple age cracks about 1 1/2 in. lg.,
Wood and bone inlaid- good condition,
Ivory nude- has about eight very fine age cracks on the head and the body,


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Carving, Cribbage, Engraving, Games, Ivory, Scrimshaw, Visual arts, Whaling

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