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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 ...

Tlingit Polychrome Pictorial Basket

Tlingit Polychrome Pictorial Basket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
493
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Tlingit Polychrome Pictorial Basket, late 19th century, featuring a frieze of killer whales and seals framed by two double bands above and below, with old label attached which reads "spruce root," 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 ...

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2028
Sold for:
$431$350

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign, America, c. 2015, with acrylic eyes, lg. 29 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated with a ship and whales on one side and a town scene on the other with the date "1857" and name "SAMUEL SAMMIS," vine border at top, lg. 5 1/2 in. More ...

Group of Worked Mostly Whale Ivory Fragments and Small Whale's Teeth

Group of Worked Mostly Whale Ivory Fragments and Small Whale's Teeth

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$92$75

Group of Worked Mostly Whale Ivory Fragments and Small Whale's Teeth, 20th century. Note: May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$172$140

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, 19th century, slightly tapered form with rounded ends decorated on one side with sections depicting a sailing vessel, two figures, a diamond centering the More ...

Three Carved and Painted Luthouse Marine Animal Plaques

Three Carved and Painted Luthouse Marine Animal Plaques

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1125
Sold for:
$461$375

Three Carved and Painted Luthouse Marine Animal Plaques, a minke whale, a monkfish, and a haddock, (imperfections), lg. to 34 in. More ...

Two Whale Ivory and Fish Vertebrae Canes

Two Whale Ivory and Fish Vertebrae Canes

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1429
Sold for:
$277$225

Two Whale Ivory and Fish Vertebrae Canes, America, 19th century, with whale's tooth handles and stacked vertebrae shafts, lg. 37 1/4, 35 in. More ...

Three Carved and Painted Luthouse Marine Animal Plaques

Three Carved and Painted Luthouse Marine Animal Plaques

Auction:
3024T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 07, 2017
Lot:
1459
Unsold
 

Three Carved and Painted Luthouse Marine Animal Plaques, a minke whale, a monkfish, and a haddock, (imperfections), lg. to 34 in. More ...

Carved Whale Tooth, Baleen, and Bone Cane

Carved Whale Tooth, Baleen, and Bone Cane

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1152
Sold for:
$677$550

Carved Whale Tooth, Baleen, and Bone Cane, 19th century, tapered octagonal head with baleen spacer on an octagonal to round tapering shaft, with white metal ferrule and iron tip, lg. 35 3/4 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1164
Sold for:
$923$750

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Sign, America, 20th century, with acrylic eyes, lg. 29 in. More ...

Group of Mostly Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Items

Group of Mostly Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Items

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1223
Sold for:
$246$200

Group of Mostly Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Items, 19th century, including three carved animal figures, a whale, three bodkins, a leg-form seal, two small finials, twenty-eight dominos, and an More ...

Five Carved Whale Ivory or Whalebone Bodkins

Five Carved Whale Ivory or Whalebone Bodkins

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1495
Sold for:
$523$425

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 Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Whaling Scene

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Whaling Scene

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Whaling Scene, 19th century, both sides depicting a whaling ship and longboats hunting whales, one edge with a whale and longboat scene, the top with a More ...

Turned and Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Turned and Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
142
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Turned and Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, the turned knob with red sealing wax-filled lines on a fluted and round tapering shaft with iron tip, lg. 36 5/8 in. More ...

Shepard Hardware Co. "Jonah and the Whale" Mechanical Bank

Shepard Hardware Co. "Jonah and the Whale" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$800$650

Shepard Hardware Co. "Jonah and the Whale" Mechanical Bank, Buffalo, New York, 19th century, depicting a large whale and figures on the ship in the turbulent seas, lower frieze reading Jonah and the More ...

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 ...

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 ...

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:
1095
Sold for:
$861$700

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, 19th century, one rounded and one shaped end, one side with foliate motifs centering the initials "S.M," the other with varied designs including a More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1097
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, mid-19th century, one shaped end and one pointed end, decorated on one side with pictorial motifs including an anchor, a square-rigged vessel, a shield More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1098
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, 19th century, slightly tapered form with rounded ends decorated on one side with sections depicting a sailing vessel, two figures, a diamond centering the More ...

Two Whale Ivory and Fish Vertebrae Canes

Two Whale Ivory and Fish Vertebrae Canes

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1114
Unsold
 

Two Whale Ivory and Fish Vertebrae Canes, America, 19th century, with whale's tooth handles and stacked vertebrae shafts, lg. 37 1/4, 35 in. 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 ...

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Whale Effigy

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Whale Effigy

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Whale Effigy, c. 19th century, with flat bottom, the humpback with small drilled cavity, stylized mouth, and flared nostrils, with the remains of black and red painted More ...

Baleen and Ivory Parasol Frame

Baleen and Ivory Parasol Frame

Auction:
2863M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2015
Lot:
624
Sold for:
$277$225

Baleen and Ivory Parasol Frame, 19th century, ht. 34 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 ...