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Scrimshaw and Polychrome Decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw and Polychrome Decorated Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
183
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

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 More ...

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
339
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box, 19th century, the lid and sides with inlaid shell and whale's tooth stars, diamonds, arch, and sawtooth devices, opening to a compartment with two drawers, on four 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
Estimate:
$200 - $300

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 ...

Twelve Wedgwood Claire Leighton Design New England Industries Plates

Twelve Wedgwood Claire Leighton Design New England Industries Plates

Auction:
3195B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2019
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Twelve Wedgwood Claire Leighton Design New England Industries Plates, England, 1952, queen's ware bodies with black transfer printing taken from wood engravings including Lobstering, Logging, More ...

Toggle-head Whaling Harpoon

Toggle-head Whaling Harpoon

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1085
Sold for:
$461$375

Toggle-head Whaling Harpoon, ht. 92 in. More ...

Two Maple and Iron Whaling Tools

Two Maple and Iron Whaling Tools

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1315
Unsold
 

Two Maple and Iron Whaling Tools, ht. 61 in. More ...

Peters Cast Steel and Maple Whaling Lance

Peters Cast Steel and Maple Whaling Lance

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1320
Unsold
 

Peters Cast Steel and Maple Whaling Lance, lg. 127 in. More ...

Seven Pewter Whale Oil Lamps

Seven Pewter Whale Oil Lamps

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1386
Sold for:
$135$110

Seven Pewter Whale Oil Lamps, (imperfections), ht. to 9 3/4 in. More ...

Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua

Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$800$650

Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua, c. 1820-40s, sperm whale tooth pendant pierced at either end for suspension, with faint traces of two names inscribed on one side, smooth patina with rich golden More ...

Northwest Coast Amulet

Northwest Coast Amulet

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Northwest Coast Amulet, Tlingit, fourth quarter 19th century, depicting a human in the mouth of a killer whale, another person rests on its back, (the enclosed arms reattached), lg. 2 3/4 in. More ...

Chumash Killer Whale Black Stone Effigy

Chumash Killer Whale Black Stone Effigy

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Chumash Killer Whale Black Stone Effigy, 19th century, with carved mouth and eyes, large dorsal fin, and upturned tail, lg. 4 1/4 in. More ...

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1424
Sold for:
$160$130

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools, late 19th/early 20th century, lg. to 91 in. More ...

Carved Mahogany Four-tier Whale-end Hanging Wall Shelf

Carved Mahogany Four-tier Whale-end Hanging Wall Shelf

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$154$125

Carved Mahogany Four-tier Whale-end Hanging Wall Shelf, ht. 33, wd. 26 1/4, dp. 8 in. More ...

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
476
Unsold
 

Seven Brass Push-up Candlesticks and a Whale Oil Lamp, ht. to 11 in. 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 ...

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

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

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
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 More ...

Pierced Tin and Glass Lantern

Pierced Tin and Glass Lantern

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1214
Sold for:
$523$425

Pierced Tin and Glass Lantern, probably England, mid-19th century, molded bull's-eye lens, whale oil lamp burner inside, ht. 12 in. More ...

Small Tin and Glass Whale Oil Lantern

Small Tin and Glass Whale Oil Lantern

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1216
Sold for:
$277$225

Small Tin and Glass Whale Oil Lantern, mid-19th century, the square body with three windows and sliding tin door, the top with pierced star and triangle decoration, sheet tin carrying handle, ht. 7 More ...

Small Carved Whale's Tooth Whale Stamp Associated with the Eliza Adams   of Fairhaven

Small Carved Whale's Tooth Whale Stamp Associated with the Eliza Adams of Fairhaven

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1532
Sold for:
$461$375

Small Carved Whale's Tooth Whale Stamp Associated with the Eliza Adams of Fairhaven, c. 1842, the small cylindrical stamp with pickwork inscription "ELIZA ADAMS" around the body and "MADE 18 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 ...

Approximately Thirty Small Nautical and Whale's Tooth Items

Approximately Thirty Small Nautical and Whale's Tooth Items

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1535
Unsold
 

Approximately Thirty Small Nautical and Whale's Tooth Items, 19th century, whale's tooth bodkins and related sewing items, and decorative pieces, a wood fid, iron fid, and iron hooks and blades. More ...

Whale's Tooth Sphere and Small Scrimshaw Tooth

Whale's Tooth Sphere and Small Scrimshaw Tooth

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
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 More ...

Two Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Two Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
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. More ...

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
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. More ...

Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper

Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1538
Sold for:
$277$225

Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper, 19th century, the hardwood handle with carved whale's tooth mounts, (bowl repaired), lg. 17 in. More ...

Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse

Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1545
Sold for:
$338$275

Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1979, the lid with a hardwood plaque mounting a whale's tooth plate engraved with a ship, basket signed on the bottom, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 9 More ...

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1656
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads, 19th century, three with spear points, one with arrow point, lg. to 59 in. More ...

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1657
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads, late 19th century, seven toggle heads and a small spearhead, spearhead lg. 10 1/2, toggle head lg. to 42 in. 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 ...

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1474
Unsold
 

Two Wrought Iron and Pine Whaling Tools, late 19th/early 20th century, lg. to 91 in. More ...