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"Bark Sunbeam Last Voyage 1911" Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3038B
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

"Bark Sunbeam Last Voyage 1911" Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, after Francisco Rapoza, 1973, depicting the whaling ship leaving port, signed below title "T.G.F.C.," lg. 7 3/4 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

Francisco Rapoza, Carving, Engraving, Scrimshaw, Sunbeam Motor Car Company, Visual arts, Whaling, Whaling in the United States

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