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Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Auction:
2983B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 10, 2017
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk, c. late 19th century, decorated overall with hunting, fishing, and domestic scenes, lg. 13 3/4 in. More ...

Bone and Mother-of-pearl Inlaid and Scrimshaw-decorated Box

Bone and Mother-of-pearl Inlaid and Scrimshaw-decorated Box

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Bone and Mother-of-pearl Inlaid and Scrimshaw-decorated Box, Captain Spencer Pratt, Bristol, Rhode Island, 1835-55, the rectangular box inlaid all over in repeating mother-of-pearl pinwheels, stars, More ...

Forty Scrimshaw and Whaling-related Reference Books and Catalogs

Forty Scrimshaw and Whaling-related Reference Books and Catalogs

Auction:
2938T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 06, 2016
Lot:
1557
Sold for:
$185$150

Forty Scrimshaw and Whaling-related Reference Books and Catalogs, including Norman Flayderman's Scrimshaw and Scrimshander, Stuart Frank's Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved, a catalog for The More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Paddlewheel Steamer

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Paddlewheel Steamer

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
636
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Paddlewheel Steamer, mid-19th century, the steamer flying a United States flag, the other side engraved with a portrait of a woman, both images inside an oval cartouche, More ...

Wooden Gunter's Rule

Wooden Gunter's Rule

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1044
Unsold
 

Wooden Gunter's Rule, England, early 19th century, with precise calibrations for navigation and other uses, lg. 24 in. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, America, late 19th century, engraved on one side with two single-masted sailing vessels, highlighted in red and black pigment, lg. 5 in. More ...

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth Depicting Neptune

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth Depicting Neptune

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1059
Sold for:
$338$275

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth Depicting Neptune, America, 19th century, (chip to tip), lg. 5 in. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1060
Sold for:
$861$700

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, America, 19th century, engraved with a whaleship and three manned whaleboats, and lower border of repeating half circles, lg. 5 3/4 in. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$584$475

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, America, 19th century, each side decorated with a fashionably dressed woman, (drilled at tip), lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Whale Ivory Jagging Wheel

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Whale Ivory Jagging Wheel

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$523$425

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Whale Ivory Jagging Wheel, America, 19th century, the handle carved to look like a small tree branch, the zigzag wheel supported by a flower-decorated mount, lg. 7 1/4 More ...

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Razors

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Razors

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1083
Sold for:
$277$225

Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Razors, 19th century, one with handle engraved with an image of a sailing ship and flowers on one panel and the other side with a whale and the name "JOSIAH LANE" More ...

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Items

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Items

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1085
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Items, America, 19th/20th century, including a pair of "playing bones" with whaling scenes, and a tapered objects with a snake inscribed "Seaman Lewis/Viper," lg. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Love Token

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Love Token

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1087
Sold for:
$246$200

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Love Token, 19th century, decorated with two birds facing each other holding a ribbon with a heart connecting to a circle and star, the initials "CL" and "MS" above the More ...

Five Whale Ivory or Bone Sailor-made Objects

Five Whale Ivory or Bone Sailor-made Objects

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1088
Sold for:
$615$500

Five Whale Ivory or Bone Sailor-made Objects, America, 19th century, including a turned seal and four scrimshaw-decorated leg-form items, one with initials "DWM" and a stemmed flower, one with the 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 ...

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 Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1094
Sold for:
$738$600

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, one shaped and one rounded end, composed of stars and pinwheels above a sailing vessel flying the American flag, highlighted with red and 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-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 ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1099
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk, America, 19th century, with one shaped and one rounded end, decorated with geometric devices centering a central reserve with crossed branches highlighted with green More ...

Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusks

Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusks

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1115
Sold for:
$738$600

Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusks, America, 19th century, one tusk carved on one side with two women, one of whom stands in front of a mirrored bureau, and a mustachioed military officer, and 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 ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1117
Sold for:
$221$180

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, probably Alaska, early 20th century, carved on the playing surface side with a whale among icebergs and a floral device, and on the reverse with a More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1118
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque, Betty Hughey, Barrow, Alaska, early 20th century, with two walruses on ice floes, signed and inscribed by the maker at lower right, (slight fraying, edge losses, More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$308$250

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, probably Eskimo, 20th century, composed of a pair of walrus tusks fitted together at the ends, the playing surface issuing foliate devices, the More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1227
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, probably Eskimo, dated 1899, decorated allover with figural images of seals, a bird of prey, bears, an Eskimo archer, walruses, an Eskimo fisherman, More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1229
Sold for:
$369$300

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, probably Eskimo, late 19th/early 20th century, adorned with relief-carved walruses, seals, birds, and other beasts throughout, some highlighted with More ...