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"Don't Give Up the Ship" Polychrome Decorated Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3038B
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

"Don't Give Up the Ship" Polychrome Decorated Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, R.E. Spring, 20th century, one side depicting the battle between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon in June of 1813 framed within a braided border with panoply of arms above, the other side with a broadside depiction of the USS Chesapeake within a rope border and panoply of arms, lg. 7 1/2 in.

Note: May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.
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

Chesapeake, Panoply, Personal armour, United States Navy

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