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Auction 3038B

November 4, 2017 10:00AM

11-04-2017 11-04-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Carved Whale Ivory Clenched Fist and Serpent Cane

Carved Whale Ivory Clenched Fist and Serpent Cane

Lot:
151
Sold for:
$984$800

Carved Whale Ivory Clenched Fist and Serpent Cane, 19th century, on a round whalebone shaft, lg. 36 1/2 in. More ...

Carved Narwhal Tusk and Whale Ivory Cane

Carved Narwhal Tusk and Whale Ivory Cane

Lot:
152
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Carved Narwhal Tusk and Whale Ivory Cane, 19th century, with metal tip, lg. 39 7/8 in. More ...

Diminutive Carved Whale Ivory and Wood Clenched Fist Cane

Diminutive Carved Whale Ivory and Wood Clenched Fist Cane

Lot:
153
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Diminutive Carved Whale Ivory and Wood Clenched Fist Cane, 19th century, on a straight shaft, lg. 28 3/4 in. More ...

Narwhal Tusk Cane

Narwhal Tusk Cane

Lot:
154
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Narwhal Tusk Cane, 19th century, turned whale ivory head with silver band on a narwhal tusk shaft, lg. 32 in. More ...

Carved Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
155
Sold for:
$677$550

Carved Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, top carved in the form of a hand grasping the top of a cane, on a round shaft, lg. 36 1/4 in. More ...

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
156
Sold for:
$738$600

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, "L"-shaped head with baleen spacers on a round shaft with brass tip, lg. 36 in. More ...

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
157
Sold for:
$554$450

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, with carved horse's hoof top, round shaft, lg. 34 1/2 in. More ...

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Clenched Fist Cane

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Clenched Fist Cane

Lot:
158
Sold for:
$861$700

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Clenched Fist Cane, 19th century, on an octagonal to round shaft, lg. 36 3/4 in. More ...

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
159
Sold for:
$431$350

Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, round faceted top on a round shaft, lg. 35 1/4 in. More ...

Three Clenched Fist Canes

Three Clenched Fist Canes

Lot:
160
Unsold
 

Three Clenched Fist Canes, 19th century, one with a whalebone shaft and ivory top, one with a wood shaft and ivory top, one with a wood shaft and whale ivory top, lg. to 34 in. More ...

Five Whalebone Canes

Five Whalebone Canes

Lot:
161
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Five Whalebone Canes, 19th century, lg. to 37 in. More ...

Five Whale Ivory and Whalebone Canes

Five Whale Ivory and Whalebone Canes

Lot:
162
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Five Whale Ivory and Whalebone Canes, 19th century, with baleen spacers, lg. to 39 1/2 in. More ...

Five Whale Ivory and Wood Canes

Five Whale Ivory and Wood Canes

Lot:
163
Sold for:
$677$550

Five Whale Ivory and Wood Canes, 19th century, turned round heads on wood shafts, one shaft constructed of coconut shell, lg. to 35 in. More ...

Three Whale Ivory and Wood Canes

Three Whale Ivory and Wood Canes

Lot:
164
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Three Whale Ivory and Wood Canes, 19th century, with faceted tops and whale bone or metal tips, lg. to 36 in. More ...

Carved Pan Bone Knife

Carved Pan Bone Knife

Lot:
165
Sold for:
$584$475

Carved Pan Bone Knife, 19th century, with shaped blade and carved handle scales secured with five copper rivets, lg. 15 in. More ...

Bone-inlaid Miniature Dominoes Box

Bone-inlaid Miniature Dominoes Box

Lot:
166
Sold for:
$615$500

Bone-inlaid Miniature Dominoes Box, 19th century, diamond-pattern inlay box with slide lid revealing a compartment with a set of miniature bone dominoes, ht. 1 3/4, wd. 1 1/2, dp. 4 1/4 in. More ...

Whale-carved Fid

Whale-carved Fid

Lot:
167
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Whale-carved Fid, 19th century, lg. 9 3/4 in. More ...

Whale-form Pan Bone Cribbage Board

Whale-form Pan Bone Cribbage Board

Lot:
168
Sold for:
$461$375

Whale-form Pan Bone Cribbage Board, 19th century, lg. 10 5/8 in. More ...

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Yarn Swift

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Yarn Swift

Lot:
169
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Yarn Swift, 19th century, turned stem supporting slats, the clamp in the form of a pig's head, ht. 15, opens to approx. dia. 18 in. More ...

Two Whale Ivory Pierced Body Jagging Wheels

Two Whale Ivory Pierced Body Jagging Wheels

Lot:
170
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Two Whale Ivory Pierced Body Jagging Wheels, 19th century, one with heart and diamond cutouts, the other with four-tined fork and square pillar decoration, (imperfections), lg. to 9 3/4 in. More ...

Whale Ivory and Mahogany Jagging Wheel

Whale Ivory and Mahogany Jagging Wheel

Lot:
171
Sold for:
$369$300

Whale Ivory and Mahogany Jagging Wheel, 19th century, with three-tined fork and boldly-carved wheel, lg. 9 in. More ...

Whale Ivory Jagging Wheel

Whale Ivory Jagging Wheel

Lot:
172
Sold for:
$246$200

Whale Ivory Jagging Wheel, 19th century, with three-tined fork and star center wheel, lg. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Three Whale Ivory Jagging Wheels

Three Whale Ivory Jagging Wheels

Lot:
173
Sold for:
$523$425

Three Whale Ivory Jagging Wheels, 19th century, with turned or carved handles, (imperfections), lg. to 6 1/2 in. More ...

Sailor-made Shell Valentine

Sailor-made Shell Valentine

Lot:
174
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Sailor-made Shell Valentine, 19th century, the hinged octagonal mahogany cases with pastel-colored shells arranged in a starburst pattern, (one pane of glass cracked), open ht. 10, wd. 19 3/4 in. More ...

Five Sailor-made Objects

Five Sailor-made Objects

Lot:
175
Sold for:
$277$225

Five Sailor-made Objects, 19th century, a whale ivory letter opener, whistle, pick/whimsy, folding pick, and a fid with ebony shaft and whale top, lg. to 9 1/2 in. More ...

Four Small Carved Bone/Whale Ivory Items

Four Small Carved Bone/Whale Ivory Items

Lot:
176
Sold for:
$431$350

Four Small Carved Bone/Whale Ivory Items, 19th century, a cannon on a ship's carriage, two carved bananas, and a six-inch folding rule, lg. to 4 1/2 in. More ...

Wood and Glass Ship's Fifteen-minute Sandglass

Wood and Glass Ship's Fifteen-minute Sandglass

Lot:
177
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Wood and Glass Ship's Fifteen-minute Sandglass, 19th century, blown sandglasses mounted within a wood frame with turned ends, ht. 8 in. More ...

Shadow Box Diorama of an English Sailing Ship and Tugboat

Shadow Box Diorama of an English Sailing Ship and Tugboat

Lot:
178
Sold for:
$615$500

Shadow Box Diorama of an English Sailing Ship and Tugboat, late 19th century, ship under full sail and carefully rigged with string and miniature blocks, painted textured sea, blue background, More ...

Sailing Ship Shadow Box Diorama

Sailing Ship Shadow Box Diorama

Lot:
179
Sold for:
$738$600

Sailing Ship Shadow Box Diorama, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the sailing ship under full sail with detailed rigging, a small steam launch off the bow, on painted paper wave, painted More ...

Painted Half-hull Model of the Tondelayo

Painted Half-hull Model of the Tondelayo

Lot:
180
Unsold
 

Painted Half-hull Model of the Tondelayo, late 19th century, blue and white with deck structures, mounted on a dark wood backboard, ht. 12 1/4, wd. 39 in. More ...