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  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 302
    Sold for: $369$300

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, Alaska, c. 1900, the top a cribbage board with scrimshaw designs, the bottom with seal, dog and sled and a fish, the side with feathers, lg. 13 in. ...

  • Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

    Lot: 547
    Sold for: $2,952$2,400

    Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, America, mid-19th century, decorated with a couple, hearts, and floral motifs, lg. 14 1/4, wd. 1 5/8 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws ...

  • Lavinia Wilcox Mahogany Lap Desk, an Albumen Photograph of Lavinia, a Ships Log from the Bark United States, and a Scrimshaw Whales T

    Lot: 132
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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 Tooth, mid-19th century, the lap desk with slanted foldout ...

  • Four Early Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Busks

    Lot: 134
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    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 ...

  • Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 289
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated with a sailor below a United States flag waving to ships at sea, with shield and cannon above, the back with a sailing ship, ht. 5 1/4 in. Note: ...

  • Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque

    Lot: 290
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    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 ...

  • Scrimshaw Whale Tooth

    Lot: 291
    Sold for: $1,353$1,100

    Scrimshaw Whale Tooth, 19th century, decorated on the front with a woman in a long gown, with custom stand, ht. 7 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws related to marine ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated "H.M.L." Whalebone Busk

    Lot: 822
    Sold for: $431$350

    Scrimshaw-decorated "H.M.L." Whalebone Busk, 19th century, with rounded ends, the initials carved in a reserve above depictions of a tree, a heart, and a bird, lg. 12 1/2 in. ...

  • Eskimo Drum Handle

    Lot: 1251
    Sold for: $338$275

    Eskimo Drum Handle, Alaska, 19th century or earlier, made from walrus ivory, originally a harpoon point, with scrimshaw whaling scene on one side and "This Longtime Ago" on the bottom, lg. 6 1/4 ...

  • Two Pieces of Eskimo Bone Armor

    Lot: 1308
    Unsold  

    Two Pieces of Eskimo Bone Armor, Alaska, 19th century, with later scrimshaw hunting scenes, pierced for attachment, (minor loss to one end), lg. 8 1/4 and 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Dr. John ...

  • Two Pieces of Eskimo Bone Armor

    Lot: 1309
    Unsold  

    Two Pieces of Eskimo Bone Armor, Alaska, 19th century, with later scrimshaw hunting scenes, pierced for attachment, lg. 8 and 7 3/4 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, ...

  • Four Eskimo Storyteller Bracelets

    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 ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Ivory Pipe

    Lot: 283
    Sold for: $492$400

    Eskimo Walrus Ivory Pipe, early 20th century, with scrimshawed animals on each side and a raised figurative carving of animals on the top, including polar bears, seals, and kayak, (missing attached ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Pipe

    Lot: 284
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Pipe, c. 1900, the top of the pipe decorated with twelve whales carved in relief, one side decorated with a frieze of scrimshaw reindeer, the other side with a walrus hunting ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 285
    Sold for: $492$400

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, c. 1900, the top decorated in relief carving featuring fish and the head of an Indian, one side with a scrimshaw of a long fish, the underside with scrimshaw ...

  • Eskimo Half Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 286
    Sold for: $185$150

    Eskimo Half Tusk Cribbage Board, late 19th century, scrimshawed on both sides with numerous animals and dog-sled team depicted, lg. 16 1/2 in. ...

  • Scrimshaw and Polychrome Decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 183
    Sold for: $2,337$1,900

    Scrimshaw and Polychrome Decorated Whale's Tooth, 19th century, the two sides of the tooth each depicting a complete profile of a woman wearing bonnets and floral decorated dresses, inscribed "THE ...

  • Scrimshaw Panbone Plaque Depicting a Three-masted Sailing Ship

    Lot: 184
    Sold for: $2,583$2,100

    Scrimshaw Panbone Plaque Depicting a Three-masted Sailing Ship, 19th century, with detailed rigging and hull details on a calm sea, ht. 4, wd. 4 1/2 in. ...

  • Eskimo Container

    Lot: 321
    Sold for: $461$375

    Eskimo Container, Alaska, 19th century, bone with wood ends, decorated with pigmented scrimshaw animals and figure, lg. 4 1/8 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, ...

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

    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), ...

  • Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth of the United States Capitol and George Washington

    Lot: 266
    Sold for: $3,567$2,900

    Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth of the United States Capitol and George Washington, mid-19th century, one side depicting a view of the west facade of the capitol building with a tree-lined approach in the ...

  • Whale's Tooth Sphere and Small Scrimshaw Tooth

    Lot: 1536
    Sold for: $738$600

    Whale's Tooth Sphere and Small Scrimshaw Tooth, 19th century, the sphere composed of numerous plates of whale's tooth then carved with a spiral pattern, the tooth with floral decoration, dia. 4 1/2 ...

  • Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

    Lot: 1536A
    Sold for: $277$225

    Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk, 19th century, depicting a woman in a long dress/gown with red pigment highlights, lg. 10. ...

  • Two Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

    Lot: 1537
    Sold for: $554$450

    Two Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth, 19th century, decorated with carved floral motifs and British coat of arms, lg. to 7 in. ...

  • Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

    Lot: 1537A
    Sold for: $523$425

    Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk, 19th century, one side depicting ships and whale hunting scenes, the other side with sailors, ships, military and native figures, lg. 25 1/2 in. ...

  • Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

    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. ...

  • Three 14kt Gold Charms

    Lot: 1229
    Sold for: $1,107$900

    Three 14kt Gold Charms, designed as nesting Nantucket baskets, 12.2 dwt, signed American Scrimshaw, lg. 1 1/2 in. ...

  • Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

    Lot: 860
    Sold for: $1,169$950

    Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor, 19th century, one side depicting the Salem, Massachusetts, Customs House, the other with an image of a sailor holding a bottle and glass ...

  • Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Dancing Couple

    Lot: 861
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Dancing Couple, 19th century, the couple beneath a stylized arbor with geometric decoration, lg. 6 1/2 in. ...

  • Large Antique Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Robert Spring

    Lot: 865
    Sold for: $5,228$4,250

    Large Antique Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Robert Spring, decoration dated 1974, one side showing the schooner Huntress of Nantucket flying an American flag, the other side showing the ...