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Two Sailor-made Ivory, Baleen, and Wood Inlaid Boxes

Two Sailor-made Ivory, Baleen, and Wood Inlaid Boxes

Auction:
2587M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2012
Lot:
1430
Sold for:
$444$375

Two Sailor-made Ivory, Baleen, and Wood Inlaid Boxes, lg. 10 and 12 1/4 in. More ...

Walnut Whale-end Shelf

Walnut Whale-end Shelf

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$1,103$900

Walnut Whale-end Shelf, America, 19th century, four-tier shelf, ht. 32 3/4, wd. 26 1/2, dp. 8 in. More ...

Provincial Pine Wall Shelf and a Small Red-painted Wooden Whale-end Four-tier Wall Shelf.

Provincial Pine Wall Shelf and a Small Red-painted Wooden Whale-end Four-tier Wall Shelf.

Auction:
2570M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2011
Lot:
1125
Sold for:
$71$60

Provincial Pine Wall Shelf and a Small Red-painted Wooden Whale-end Four-tier Wall Shelf. More ...

Eskimo Baleen Basket

Eskimo Baleen Basket

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
578
Sold for:
$245$200

Eskimo Baleen Basket, with ivory whale fluke knob, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 2 1/4 in. More ...

Molded Copper Whale Weather Vane

Molded Copper Whale Weather Vane

Auction:
2543M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 14, 2011
Lot:
597
Sold for:
$563$475

Molded Copper Whale Weather Vane, approx. body ht. 17, lg. 37 in. More ...

Engraved Whalebone Busk

Engraved Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2538B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 06, 2011
Lot:
220
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Engraved Whalebone Busk, 19th century, depicting six whalemen in a whaleboat harpooning a sperm whale, (imperfections), 1 5/8 x 13 5/8 in. More ...

Large Eskimo Baleen Basket

Large Eskimo Baleen Basket

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

Large Eskimo Baleen Basket, 20th century, with whale fluke finial, signed Marilyn Hank Otton, Pt. Hope, Alaska, ht. 5, dia. 6 in. More ...

Large Eskimo Baleen Basket

Large Eskimo Baleen Basket

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
413
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Large Eskimo Baleen Basket, 20th century, with ivory finial in the form of a whale fluke, made by Marilyn Hank Otton, Pt. Hope, Alaska, ht. 5 1/2, dia. 5 3/4 in. More ...

Eskimo Two-color Baleen Basket

Eskimo Two-color Baleen Basket

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Eskimo Two-color Baleen Basket, by Marilyn Hank Otton, Pt. Hope, Alaska, with whale fluke finial, ht. 4 1/4, dia. 3 1/2 in. More ...

Three Eskimo Baleen Baskets

Three Eskimo Baleen Baskets

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
421
Unsold
 

Three Eskimo Baleen Baskets, contemporary, two oval forms with hinged lid, and a bone form with baleen lid, ht. to 1 3/4, dia. to 2 3/4 in. More ...

Two Eskimo Two-color Baleen Baskets

Two Eskimo Two-color Baleen Baskets

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$593$500

Two Eskimo Two-color Baleen Baskets, one by Hayes Elim, 4, with bird head finial, and one by Lilly Hank, 2005, with whale fluke finial, ht. to 3 1/2, dia. to 3 in. More ...

Eskimo Baleen Basket

Eskimo Baleen Basket

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$474$400

Eskimo Baleen Basket, signed (?), Barrow, Al., the two-color form with whale fluke finial, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 2 7/8 in. More ...

Four Small Eskimo Baleen Baskets

Four Small Eskimo Baleen Baskets

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
424
Unsold
 

Four Small Eskimo Baleen Baskets, one with ivory insets, initialed CA, ht. to 2 1/4, dia. to 2 3/4 in. More ...

Small Group of Scrimshander Articles

Small Group of Scrimshander Articles

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$207$175

Small Group of Scrimshander Articles, late 19th century, a bundle of baleen slats which according to an old label came from Wright [sic] and Bowhead whales, carved ivory fork and spoon salad serving More ...

Mahogany Whale-End Shelf

Mahogany Whale-End Shelf

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
547
Sold for:
$770$650

Mahogany Whale-End Shelf, America, 19th century, four-tier shelf, (surface stains and bleached areas), ht. 34 1/2, wd. 28 in. More ...

Four Scrimshaw Items

Four Scrimshaw Items

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
956
Sold for:
$237$200

Four Scrimshaw Items, 19th century, a whalebone pointer with two baleen bands on the shaft, a mahogany handled and ivory letter sealer, a maple-handled and ivory and bone letter sealer, together More ...

Mahogany Whale-end Shelf

Mahogany Whale-end Shelf

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2010
Lot:
227
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

Mahogany Whale-end Shelf, New England, 19th century, with five graduated shelves on shaped ends, ht. 44 1/2, wd. 32 1/4, dp. 12 in, together with a modern copy. More ...

Baleen Baskets and Pen Holder

Baleen Baskets and Pen Holder

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
494
Unsold
 

Baleen Baskets and Pen Holder, made by Titus Nashoopuk of Paint Hope, Alaska, two small baleen baskets with ivory seal head finials flanking an ivory pen holder, lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Framed Plaque with Six Carved and Painted Whale Specimens

Framed Plaque with Six Carved and Painted Whale Specimens

Auction:
2494
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 07, 2010
Lot:
233
Unsold
 

Framed Plaque with Six Carved and Painted Whale Specimens, attributed to Frank Wood, New Bedford, Massachusetts, early 20th century, the carved half-figures each with a whale ivory nameplate below, More ...

"Food & Lodging, Wm. Sleerack" Painted Wooden Whale-shaped Sign

"Food & Lodging, Wm. Sleerack" Painted Wooden Whale-shaped Sign

Auction:
2485
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2009
Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$356$300

"Food & Lodging, Wm. Sleerack" Painted Wooden Whale-shaped Sign, (missing tail), lg. 40 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Jagging Wheel

Scrimshaw Jagging Wheel

Auction:
2482
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 08, 2009
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Scrimshaw Jagging Wheel, late 19th century, carved whalebone shaft with two hearts and a circle, with inset baleen band on the fork, lg. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Georgian Silver and Baleen Handled Toddy Ladle

Georgian Silver and Baleen Handled Toddy Ladle

Auction:
2475
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 03, 2009
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$89$75

Georgian Silver and Baleen Handled Toddy Ladle, late 18th/early 19th century, unmarked, ovoid bowl set with a coin dated 1786, with twisted baleen handle, lg. 13 1/2 in. More ...

Two Scrimshaw Jagging Wheels

Two Scrimshaw Jagging Wheels

Auction:
2468
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 09, 2009
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Two Scrimshaw Jagging Wheels, 19th century, one carved from bone with a plume motif, the other made of bone with carved fist terminal, the shaft with bands of baleen, lg. 6 1/4, 7 1/2 in. More ...

Mahogany Whale-End Shelf

Mahogany Whale-End Shelf

Auction:
2468
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 09, 2009
Lot:
291
Sold for:
$948$800

Mahogany Whale-End Shelf, America, late 19th century, with four shaped shelves, ht. 34, wd. 26 3/4, dp. 8 1/4 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Cake Server with Pierced Heart Motif

Scrimshaw Cake Server with Pierced Heart Motif

Auction:
2444
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 15, 2009
Lot:
152
Sold for:
$267$225

Scrimshaw Cake Server with Pierced Heart Motif, 19th century, carved ivory server with medial baleen band on the handle, (minor age crack on handle), lg. 10 1/2, wd. 2 7/8 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Cup and Baling Hook

Scrimshaw Cup and Baling Hook

Auction:
2444
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 15, 2009
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$415$350

Scrimshaw Cup and Baling Hook, 19th century, the cup composed of a horn bowl and turned baleen and bone shaft and base; the baling hook with carved ivory handle with clenched fist terminals, and More ...

Rare Eskimo Baleen Sled

Rare Eskimo Baleen Sled

Auction:
2442
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 24, 2009
Lot:
276
Sold for:
$474$400

Rare Eskimo Baleen Sled, c. 1900, made from baleen wood and rawhide, (minor damage), lg. 78 in. More ...

Two Italian Bubble Glass Figures of Whales and a Small Amber Figure of a Child.

Two Italian Bubble Glass Figures of Whales and a Small Amber Figure of a Child.

Auction:
2441
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 21, 2009
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$6$5

Two Italian Bubble Glass Figures of Whales and a Small Amber Figure of a Child. More ...

Mahogany Whale-end Wall Shelf

Mahogany Whale-end Wall Shelf

Auction:
2434
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 20, 2008
Lot:
521
Sold for:
$563$475

Mahogany Whale-end Wall Shelf, ht. 34, wd. 25 3/4, dp. 8 3/4 in. More ...

Two Italian Bubble Glass Figures of Whales and a Small Amber Figure of a Child.

Two Italian Bubble Glass Figures of Whales and a Small Amber Figure of a Child.

Auction:
2434
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2008
Lot:
120
Unsold
 

Two Italian Bubble Glass Figures of Whales and a Small Amber Figure of a Child. More ...