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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 ...

Whale Ivory and Baleen Cane

Whale Ivory and Baleen Cane

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$584$475

Whale Ivory and Baleen Cane, 19th century, turned whale ivory top on a round shaft wrapped in baleen with baleen Turk's head decoration and whale ivory tip, lg. 37 1/2 in. More ...

Group of Cane Tops and Related Items

Group of Cane Tops and Related Items

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1087
Sold for:
$554$450

Group of Cane Tops and Related Items, 19th century, eight whale ivory tops, two antler tops, two porcelain tops, a gold-plated top, a baleen and hardwood scoop, and six other items, lg. to 13 in. More ...

Three Clenched Fist Canes

Three Clenched Fist Canes

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1097
Sold for:
$984$800

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 ...

Four Baleen Swagger Sticks

Four Baleen Swagger Sticks

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1101
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Four Baleen Swagger Sticks, 19th century, with whale ivory, ivory, or gold-plated tops, one engraved "Nathl F. Goldsmith/BOSTON/Mass.," lg. to 36 1/4 in. More ...

Two Scottish George III Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles

Two Scottish George III Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles

Auction:
3070B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2018
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$246$200

Two Scottish George III Sterling Silver Toddy Ladles, Edinburgh, one with baleen handle, 1807-08, by George Fenwick, lg. 15; the other with a carved handle, 1819-20, by George McHattie, lg. 16 1/4 More ...

Five Wood Carvings

Five Wood Carvings

Auction:
3042T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 28, 2017
Lot:
1054
Sold for:
$111$90

Five Wood Carvings, George Redfield, 20th century, two whales and three birds, each with inscribed signature "GERedfield," lg. to 10 in. More ...

Five Whale Ivory and Hardwood Canes

Five Whale Ivory and Hardwood Canes

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$338$275

Five Whale Ivory and Hardwood Canes, 19th century, lg. to 37 5/8 in. More ...

Four Whale Ivory and Hardwood Canes

Four Whale Ivory and Hardwood Canes

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$308$250

Four Whale Ivory and Hardwood Canes, 19th century, lg. to 37 1/4 in. More ...

Four Whale Ivory, Bone, and Wood Canes

Four Whale Ivory, Bone, and Wood Canes

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$400$325

Four Whale Ivory, Bone, and Wood Canes, 19th century, lg. to 35 1/4 in. More ...

Small Group of Nautical-related Items

Small Group of Nautical-related Items

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
600
Sold for:
$154$125

Small Group of Nautical-related Items, including a tiger maple cane with bone knop, a baleen busk, a carved walnut nutcracker, and a small folk art boat. More ...