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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 ...

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 ...

Ten Whalebone Objects

Ten Whalebone Objects

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1434
Sold for:
$234$190

Ten Whalebone Objects, America, 19th century, including three turned bodkins, and seven small busks or "playing bones," lg. to 10 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$523$425

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, 19th century, decorated with depictions of buildings and a castle, lg. 12 1/4 in. Provenance: The Barbara Johnson Collection. More ...

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Cane

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Cane

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1142
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Cane, 19th century, faceted and spiral-carved top consisting of alternating spacers of whale ivory and a dark exotic hardwood on a spiral whalebone shaft with an 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 ...

Ten Whalebone Objects

Ten Whalebone Objects

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1090
Unsold
 

Ten Whalebone Objects, America, 19th century, including three turned bodkins, and seven small busks or "playing bones," lg. to 10 in. More ...

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1093
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, with one shaped and one peaked end, decorated on one side with patriotic and military motifs including cannon, a sailing vessel, an 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:
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 ...

Scrimshaw Engraved Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw Engraved Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$1,920$1,600

Scrimshaw Engraved Whalebone Busk, 19th century, the busk engraved with a column of engraved designs including a five-point star, an urn of flowers and vines, a heart, a plinth with central diamond 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 ...

Napoleonic Prisoner-of-war-made Model of a Frigate

Napoleonic Prisoner-of-war-made Model of a Frigate

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

Napoleonic Prisoner-of-war-made Model of a Frigate, late 18th century, plank-constructed ivory, baleen, and bone 32-gun frigate with carved female bust figurehead, anchors, and ship's wheel pierced More ...

Gibson, Charles Dana (1867-1944)

Gibson, Charles Dana (1867-1944)

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2012
Lot:
523C
Sold for:
$107$90

Gibson, Charles Dana (1867-1944) Framed illustration, signed. "Gibson Girl" artist print, with his signature in ink; stooped elderly man with a cane, wearing a tricorn hat, points accusingly at More ...

Three Busks

Three Busks

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
414
Sold for:
$711$600

Three Busks, mid-19th century, two whalebone busks: one with engraved allegorical figures of two ladies with swords and shields in national costume representing Scotland and France flanking a More ...

Engraved Whalebone Busk

Engraved Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Engraved Whalebone Busk, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, shaped busk with vertical engraved panels of a cruciform, leafy plants, heart, and a checkerboard, (minor losses to edges), More ...

Federal Coin Silver Cann

Federal Coin Silver Cann

Auction:
2566B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 14, 2011
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$214$175

Federal Coin Silver Cann, Philadelphia, c. 1820, Bard & Lamont, makers, cylindrical, with fluted horizontal girdle, serpentine handle, bright cut monogram, ht. 3 3/4 in., approx. 3.1 troy oz. More ...

Hand-stitched Linen and Kid Leather Corset

Hand-stitched Linen and Kid Leather Corset

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Hand-stitched Linen and Kid Leather Corset, America, 19th century, fully stayed corset with back lacing, composed of blue and natural-colored linen edged and trimmed with white kid leather, with 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 ...

Engraved Whalebone Busk

Engraved Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2538B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 06, 2011
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$593$500

Engraved Whalebone Busk, mid-19th century, one side with a checkered crest above a woman standing beneath tasseled drapery, over an indistinct scene with a lady and a gentleman, the other side with More ...

Scrimshaw Carved Maple Busk

Scrimshaw Carved Maple Busk

Auction:
2538B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 06, 2011
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$711$600

Scrimshaw Carved Maple Busk, mid-19th century, the busk with a round reserve with a panoply of flags and war implements, over the name "Lucy Jane Cutts," a church, a ship, a tree, a compass More ...

Eskimo Carved Wood Box

Eskimo Carved Wood Box

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Eskimo Carved Wood Box, c. late 19th century, the lidded, round form stitched with baleen and with carved bone ornament, ht. 4, dia. 6 in. More ...

Whalebone Walking Stick

Whalebone Walking Stick

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
501
Sold for:
$593$500

Whalebone Walking Stick, America, late 19th century, ht. 33 1/2 in. More ...

Engraved Whalebone Busk

Engraved Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
932
Sold for:
$889$750

Engraved Whalebone Busk, 19th century, the busk engraved and heightened with red, blue, and green depicting a flower bouquet, a flowering potted plant, a ship flying an American flag, and a basket More ...

Ivory, Whalebone, and Baleen Walking Stick

Ivory, Whalebone, and Baleen Walking Stick

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
960
Sold for:
$593$500

Ivory, Whalebone, and Baleen Walking Stick, late 19th century, whalebone shaft with bands of baleen, the carved ivory handle in the form of a lady's leg wearing a high-heeled boot, (cracks on upper More ...

Gorham Sterling Water Pitcher

Gorham Sterling Water Pitcher

Auction:
2498
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 10, 2010
Lot:
765
Sold for:
$652$550

Gorham Sterling Water Pitcher, 1872, baluster form, with beaded rim and girdle, loop handle with bifurcate acanthus terminal at top, engraved with strapwork band at waist, ht. 11 1/2 in., approx. 27 More ...

Five Carved and Engraved Busks

Five Carved and Engraved Busks

Auction:
2482
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 08, 2009
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Five Carved and Engraved Busks, 18th and 19th century, one of whalebone with star, flower, bird, and tree motifs, two wooden, one dated 1773, the other 1792 with chip and relief carvings, two of More ...

Parian Swaddling Baby

Parian Swaddling Baby

Auction:
2476
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2009
Lot:
23
Sold for:
$593$500

Parian Swaddling Baby, Germany, c. 1860, untinted bisque shoulder head with painted and molded features, blue painted eyes, brown short hair, cloth body with bisque limbs, holding two blown glass More ...

Three Doll-size Corsets

Three Doll-size Corsets

Auction:
2476
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2009
Lot:
413
Sold for:
$89$75

Three Doll-size Corsets, c. 1900, three fine doll-size corsets, including examples in white cotton, blue and pink silk, (very good, pink silk corset has wear on edges). More ...

Three Doll Corsets

Three Doll Corsets

Auction:
2476
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2009
Lot:
439
Sold for:
$89$75

Three Doll Corsets, late 19th century, one cream and pink striped, the other two ivory silk, (very good). More ...