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Engraved Powder Horn

Engraved Powder Horn

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
655
Sold for:
$400$325

Engraved Powder Horn, America, c. 1842, surface engraved with whaling scenes featuring ships, three whales, figures in a long boat, and a tropical landscape, the spout engraved with geometric More ...

Whale-carved Whalebone Ring

Whale-carved Whalebone Ring

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1357
Sold for:
$123$100

Whale-carved Whalebone Ring, 19th century, (imperfections). More ...

Five Carved Maritime Items

Five Carved Maritime Items

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1358
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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 More ...

Nine Natural History Book Plates

Nine Natural History Book Plates

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$123$100

Nine Natural History Book Plates, London, early 19th century, all hand-colored, each showing multiple species including insects, mollusks, birds, and whales, each 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. More ...

Carved Whale's Tooth with Five Miniature Whalebone Dice

Carved Whale's Tooth with Five Miniature Whalebone Dice

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$185$150

Carved Whale's Tooth with Five Miniature Whalebone Dice, America, 19th century, the tooth carved to serve as an ashtray, lg. 5 1/4 in. More ...

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Jagging Wheel

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Jagging Wheel

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1064
Unsold
 

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Jagging Wheel, America, 19th century, the pierced wheel with wavy edge supported by a carved hand and forearm, continuing to turned collar and carved handle inlaid More ...

Whalebone Cane with Whale Ivory Knop

Whalebone Cane with Whale Ivory Knop

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1071
Sold for:
$584$475

Whalebone Cane with Whale Ivory Knop, America, late 19th century, the tapered shaft with brass cap end, joined to the turned and incised ivory knop highlighted with red pigment by an ebony band, lg. More ...

Five Carved Whale Ivory or Whalebone Bodkins

Five Carved Whale Ivory or Whalebone Bodkins

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1089
Unsold
 

Five Carved Whale Ivory or Whalebone Bodkins, America, 19th century, with faceted, incised, or turned detail, one with a fist finial, lg. to 5 in. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1091
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque, early 19th century, the curving piece of baleen decorated with two small sailing vessels, a whale's tail, a three-masted vessel, and a lighthouse, (fraying, More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1092
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, one shaped and one rounded end, decorated on one side with a central panel depicting a whaleship flying an American flag, a harpooned More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$400$325

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, 19th century, slightly tapered form with rounded ends with incised carving of flowers and foliate devices, the reverse with faint presentation inscription, More ...

Four Carved Whalebone or Walrus Ivory Objects

Four Carved Whalebone or Walrus Ivory Objects

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1116
Unsold
 

Four Carved Whalebone or Walrus Ivory Objects, America, late 19th/early 20th century, a whalebone fishing lure with barbed iron hook, a pair of baleen-mounted tweezers, a brass-mounted parallel, and More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1118
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque, Betty Hughey, Barrow, Alaska, early 20th century, with two walruses on ice floes, signed and inscribed by the maker at lower right, (slight fraying, edge losses, More ...

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol.     Estimate $50-100

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol. Estimate $50-100

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1633
Sold for:
$74$60

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol. More ...

Pine Whale-end Shelf

Pine Whale-end Shelf

Auction:
2886M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 10, 2016
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$185$150

Pine Whale-end Shelf, 19th century, ht. 31, wd. 30 in. More ...

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol.     Estimate $50-100

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol. Estimate $50-100

Auction:
2887T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 03, 2016
Lot:
1505
Unsold
 

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol. More ...

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol.     Estimate $50-100

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol. Estimate $50-100

Auction:
2872T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 10, 2015
Lot:
1687
Unsold
 

Black Silk and Whale Bone Parasol. More ...

Classical Cherry Whale-end Shelf

Classical Cherry Whale-end Shelf

Auction:
2863M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2015
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$615$500

Classical Cherry Whale-end Shelf, early 19th century, the three shelves joining scrolled ends, ht. 28, wd. 23, dp. 7 3/4 in. More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Tooth Amulet

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Tooth Amulet

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Tooth Amulet, c. 19th century, the female figure wearing a traditional hat and giving birth, two stylized whales at the lower sides and back, incised detail, ht. 4 1/2 More ...

Tlingit Whale Basket

Tlingit Whale Basket

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Tlingit Whale Basket, c. early 20th century, with flared sides, decorated with a band of variegated color whales, ht. 5, dia. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: A New England museum. More ...

Mahogany Whale-end Shelf

Mahogany Whale-end Shelf

Auction:
2858T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 19, 2015
Lot:
1176
Sold for:
$277$225

Mahogany Whale-end Shelf, New England, early 19th century, the shaped sides joining four shelves, (imperfections), ht. 33, wd. 26 1/2, dp. 8 in. More ...

Collection of Small Scrimshaw Items

Collection of Small Scrimshaw Items

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$1,800$1,500

Collection of Small Scrimshaw Items, mostly carved ivory, baleen, and bone, including a slide-lid box containing twenty-eight bone and ebonized wood dominoes, two ivory clamps, a bone-handled brass More ...

Five Folk Art Walking Sticks

Five Folk Art Walking Sticks

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
554
Sold for:
$390$325

Five Folk Art Walking Sticks, 19th century, two with a horn handles on a wood shaft; one topped with faceted whalebone segment with baleen bands on a spiral shaft possibly made from the skin of a More ...

Five Eskimo Carved Ivory Amulets

Five Eskimo Carved Ivory Amulets

Auction:
2636B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 11, 2013
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$600$500

Five Eskimo Carved Ivory Amulets, includes a human, a spotted otter, whale, and a fluke, lg. to 1 1/2 in. More ...

Three Scrimshaw Walking Sticks

Three Scrimshaw Walking Sticks

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$510$425

Three Scrimshaw Walking Sticks, mid to late 19th century, one with whale's tooth knob on a tapered exotic wood shaft; one with a shaped whale's tooth handle on a wooden shaft; and one of whalebone More ...

Five Scrimshaw Walking Sticks

Five Scrimshaw Walking Sticks

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$480$400

Five Scrimshaw Walking Sticks, 19th century, one topped with a carved whale's tooth clenched fist on an ebony shaft with a small inlaid diamond-shaped plaque and whalebone terminal; one of More ...

Three Eskimo Carved Baleen Items

Three Eskimo Carved Baleen Items

Auction:
2612M
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 14, 2012
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$415$350

Three Eskimo Carved Baleen Items, includes two cups, and a sailboat, lg. to 10 1/2 in. More ...

Whale's Tooth Engraved with Whale Ship and Spouting Whale

Whale's Tooth Engraved with Whale Ship and Spouting Whale

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Whale's Tooth Engraved with Whale Ship and Spouting Whale, dated "1847," ht. 7 in. More ...

Eskimo Carved and Engraved Marine Ivory Bowhead Whale

Eskimo Carved and Engraved Marine Ivory Bowhead Whale

Auction:
2596B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 12, 2012
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

Eskimo Carved and Engraved Marine Ivory Bowhead Whale, c. last quarter 19th century, engraved with whale hunting scenes, baleen eyes, possibly a whale hunting charm, lg. 4 3/4 in. More ...

Five Assorted Marine Items

Five Assorted Marine Items

Auction:
2587M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2012
Lot:
1152
Sold for:
$830$700

Five Assorted Marine Items, a steer horn with ivory mouth piece, a scrimshaw-decorated whale tooth depicting an eagle with banner "Free Commerce and Trade," a whale bone tool, a half hull model More ...