11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 3:00PMCalender
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Small Engraved Whale's Tooth with Whaling Scene

$948$800
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Small Engraved Whale's Tooth with Whaling Scene, 19th century, the tooth depicting two sailing vessels with whaleboats nearby and a spouting surfacing whale, lg. 4 5/8 in.

Provenance: Oral history reports by family decent of Capt. Edward Pendergrace, who shipped out of Boston.
Estimate $600-800

About 5 unobtrusive small cracks on base edge and a small chip on base edge

Keywords

Edward Pendergrace