Whale Bone and Turned Whale Ivory Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Yarn Swift, America, mid-19th century, the turned upper and lower terminals with mother-of-pearl-inlaid dots and incised rings with blue and red sealing wax, on a similarly decorated clamp, both tightened with turned thumbscrews, on a custom molded wood stand (breaks),ht. overall 27, ht. without stand 23 in.
breaks to two ribs, in need of repairs.
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