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Small Group of Scrimshander Articles

Auction:
2524B
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$207$175

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2524B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Small Group of Scrimshander Articles, late 19th century, a bundle of baleen slats which according to an old label came from Wright [sic] and Bowhead whales, carved ivory fork and spoon salad serving set, a carved wooden seam rubber, and eight assorted whale and elephant ivory segments, lg. 1 5/8-11 3/8 in.
Estimate $100-150

Keywords

carved wooden seam rubber, Balaenidae, Baleen, Fork, Ivory, Megafauna, Whale

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