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Five Carved Maritime Items

Auction:
2918T
Lot:
1358
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2918T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Five Carved Maritime Items, 19th century, a walrus tusk depicting a ship, inscribed "The Hunt/Portage Queen/New York/1855," a whalebone busk inscribed "Mary Barker/Friendships Offering/Newport/1839," and three whale's teeth: "Sag Harbor/Long Island/1853," "The Isette Salem 1841," and one in the shape of an eagle inscribed "Maine/Jos Kane/1852"; lg. to 19 in.
Estimate $400-600


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

Baleen, Busk, Corsetry, Ivory, Sag Harbor, New York, Salem, Tusk, Walrus, Whale

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