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Two Scrimshaw Jagging Wheels

Auction:
2468
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two Scrimshaw Jagging Wheels, 19th century, one carved from bone with a plume motif, the other made of bone with carved fist terminal, the shaft with bands of baleen, lg. 6 1/4, 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Minor baleen losses, the fist has a hole through the center wasonce holding something, now gone.

Keywords

Baleen, Bone, Carving, Engraving, Scrimshaw, Whaling

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