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Lavinia Wilcox Mahogany Lap Desk, an Albumen Photograph of Lavinia, a Ship's Log from the Bark United States, and a Scrimshaw Whale's

Lavinia Wilcox Mahogany Lap Desk, an Albumen Photograph of Lavinia, a Ship's Log from the Bark United States, and a Scrimshaw Whale's

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
132
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Lavinia Wilcox Mahogany Lap Desk, an Albumen Photograph of Lavinia, a Ship's Log from the Bark United States, and a Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, mid-19th century, the lap desk with slanted foldout More ...

Four Early Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Busks

Four Early Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Busks

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
134
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Four Early Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Busks, America, late 19th/19th century, two chip-carved busks with geometric, heart, and pinwheel decoration, a whalebone busk with hearts, flowers, and a More ...

Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque

Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
290
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque, 19th century, the plaque with sailing ship, basket, urn, compass rose and inscribed "Betsey Turner," mounted on plywood, ht. 4 1/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. Note: This item may be More ...

Whalebone and Baleen Pointer

Whalebone and Baleen Pointer

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
548
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Whalebone and Baleen Pointer, 19th century, the handle carved in the form of a hand, lg. 26 3/4 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws related to marine animal products. More ...

Four Sailor-made Items

Four Sailor-made Items

Auction:
3303T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 29, 2019
Lot:
1435
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Four Sailor-made Items, 19th/early 20th century, a horn box with divided interior; a baleen box; a horn and whalebone top; and a mahogany abacus, wd. to 12 1/2 in. Note: This item may be subject More ...

Eskimo Fish Hook

Eskimo Fish Hook

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1244
Sold for:
$338$275

Eskimo Fish Hook, Alaska, c. 1900, walrus ivory, metal, glass beads, baleen, and fiber, lg. 3 3/4 in. More ...

Two Northwest Pendants

Two Northwest Pendants

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1428
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Northwest Pendants, a carved argillite killer whale by Glen Pollard, Haida, signed on the back, and a halibut pendant by Teresa Mae Anderson, with baleen on one side and walrus ivory on the More ...

Three Contemporary Inuit Bracelets

Three Contemporary Inuit Bracelets

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1430
Unsold
 

Three Contemporary Inuit Bracelets, one signed "J. Enengowuk," with alternating old and new walrus ivory of ovals and squares on two elastics, the second with baleen and fossil walrus ivory, the More ...

Three Inuit Walrus Ivory Bracelets

Three Inuit Walrus Ivory Bracelets

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1431
Sold for:
$185$150

Three Inuit Walrus Ivory Bracelets, Alaska, one a seal hunt storyteller bracelet, the second a love story bracelet, and the third alternating walrus ivory and baleen, the ivory pieces carved through More ...

Four Eskimo Storyteller Bracelets

Four Eskimo Storyteller Bracelets

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1432
Sold for:
$431$350

Four Eskimo Storyteller Bracelets, Inuit, Alaska, one signed "T. Menadelook," with five oval walrus ivory planchets incised in scrimshaw and colored ink depicting portraits of family members; the More ...

Eskimo Whale Bone Mask

Eskimo Whale Bone Mask

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$738$600

Eskimo Whale Bone Mask, early 20th century, hollowed out with pierced mouth, nostrils, and eyes, with one glass and two bone inclusions, ht. 7, wd. 5 1/4 in. More ...

Eskimo Bear-headed Baculum Club, Oosik

Eskimo Bear-headed Baculum Club, Oosik

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$185$150

Eskimo Bear-headed Baculum Club, Oosik, 19th century, long club either end terminating in a ring of baleen and walrus ivory, the larger being the fierce head of a polar bear, lg. 19 3/4 in. More ...

Group of Whalebone and Whale's Tooth Items

Group of Whalebone and Whale's Tooth Items

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$123$100

Group of Whalebone and Whale's Tooth Items, 19th century, seven crochet hooks, nine bodkins, a carved hook, a grooming tool, a rectangular plaque initialed "CED," a small turned item, and a small More ...

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated and Baleen-inlaid Mythological Jagging Wheel

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated and Baleen-inlaid Mythological Jagging Wheel

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated and Baleen-inlaid Mythological Jagging Wheel, c. 1830, with snake handle, coiled snake around the body, and female legs joined by the pierced wheel, (imperfections), More ...

Turned Whale Bone Fid

Turned Whale Bone Fid

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1534
Sold for:
$984$800

Turned Whale Bone Fid, 19th century, with baleen collar, lg. 12 1/4 in. More ...

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1541
Sold for:
$308$250

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, 19th century, decorated with hearts, vines, and floral motifs within a vine border lg. 13 1/4 in. More ...

Bent Baleen and Wood Inlaid Ditty Box

Bent Baleen and Wood Inlaid Ditty Box

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1642
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Bent Baleen and Wood Inlaid Ditty Box, America, mid-19th century, the pine top inlaid in baleen with a central star and sawtooth border, with shaped lap-seamed baleen top edge and box sides, (minor More ...

Whale Fleshing Tool

Whale Fleshing Tool

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1659
Sold for:
$185$150

Whale Fleshing Tool, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the blade marked "MACY," lg. 104 3/4 in. More ...

Baleen Single-mast Ship

Baleen Single-mast Ship

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1219
Sold for:
$154$125

Baleen Single-mast Ship, made by John Long Sr., Point Hope, Alaska, lg. 8 1/4, ht. 6 in. More ...

Eskimo Fish Hook

Eskimo Fish Hook

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1223
Unsold
 

Eskimo Fish Hook, Alaska, c. 1900, walrus ivory, metal, glass beads, baleen, and fiber, lg. 3 3/4 in. More ...

Contemporary Eskimo Baleen Lidded Basket

Contemporary Eskimo Baleen Lidded Basket

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1261
Sold for:
$615$500

Contemporary Eskimo Baleen Lidded Basket, two carved walrus tusk seals on top of the lid, walrus tusk plaque on base, written in ink on interior "Joe's 1972 Barrow, Alaska," ht. 2 in. More ...

Eskimo Baleen Lidded Basket

Eskimo Baleen Lidded Basket

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1262
Sold for:
$738$600

Eskimo Baleen Lidded Basket, first quarter 20th century, carved walrus tusk handle and base plaque, ht. 2 3/4 in. More ...

Small Group of Sailor-made Objects and Baleen.     Estimate $100-150

Small Group of Sailor-made Objects and Baleen. Estimate $100-150

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1190
Sold for:
$86$70

Small Group of Sailor-made Objects and Baleen. More ...

Eskimo Walrus Ivory Gaffe Handle with Iron Hook

Eskimo Walrus Ivory Gaffe Handle with Iron Hook

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Eskimo Walrus Ivory Gaffe Handle with Iron Hook, c. 1900s, gaffe hook in the form of a polar bear, complete with iron hook, wood protective sheath attached, and baleen inlaid eyes, lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Three George III Sterling Silver and Baleen Toddy Ladles

Three George III Sterling Silver and Baleen Toddy Ladles

Auction:
3090T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
2326
Sold for:
$246$200

Three George III Sterling Silver and Baleen Toddy Ladles, one lacking marks, one bearing rubbed maker's mark "_.E," the third marked for Hester Bateman, lg. to 15 in., approx. 4.0 troy oz. total. More ...

Two George II Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles

Two George II Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles

Auction:
3088T
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 02, 2018
Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$277$225

Two George II Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles, London, one with turned handle, 1743-44, by David Hennell I, lg. 14, the other with baleen handle and helmet-form bowl with engraved armorial and rubbed More ...

Three George III Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles

Three George III Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles

Auction:
3088T
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 02, 2018
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$277$225

Three George III Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles, London, late 18th century, all with baleen handles, two with floral motifs to bowl: one with engraved monogram by Nathaniel Appleton & Ann Smith, the More ...

Seven Whalebone Canes

Seven Whalebone Canes

Auction:
3083M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2018
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Seven Whalebone Canes, 19th century, round shafts with turned or carved whale ivory tops, lg. to 35 1/2 in. More ...

Six Whalebone Canes

Six Whalebone Canes

Auction:
3083M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2018
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Six Whalebone Canes, 19th century, with round or octagonal shafts and turned whale ivory tops, (one top missing), lg. to 35 3/4 in. More ...

Five Wood and Whalebone Canes

Five Wood and Whalebone Canes

Auction:
3083M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2018
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$861$700

Five Wood and Whalebone Canes, 19th century, with whalebone or hardwood shafts and turned or carved whale ivory tops, lg. to 37 in. More ...