Small Engraved Whale's Tooth and Sixteen Scrimshaw Items
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
- Date / Time :
- November 08, 2009 11:00AM
Small Engraved Whale's Tooth and Sixteen Scrimshaw Items, mid to late 19th century, the tooth engraved with a figure of a boy on a rocking horse on one side and a girl wearing a fancy dress on the reverse, accompanied by a three-tier mahogany and bone spool holder and fourteen small whalebone items: two knitting needle sheaths, one heightened with a red heart and diamond, two stamps, one oval with an eagle and stars and the name "WILLIAM BENNETT USN," the other with a cross-hatched diamond pattern, a button with relief-carved crown, six bodkins, two tatting shuttles, a netting needle, a thread winder, and a needle case with screw top, tooth ht. 4 7/8, dia. of scrimshaw items 1-4 in.