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  • Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk

    Lot: 1099
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    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 ...

  • Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusks

    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 ...

  • Four Carved Whalebone or Walrus Ivory Objects

    Lot: 1116
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    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 ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    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 ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Plaque

    Lot: 1118
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    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, ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    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 ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    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, ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    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 ...

  • Large Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 1230
    Sold for: $800$650

    Large Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, probably Eskimo, late 19th/early 20th century, designed as at least fifteen intertwined birds and beasts, much of the interior of the ...

  • Forty Scrimshaw and Whaling-related Reference Books and Catalogs

    Lot: 2
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    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 ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 234
    Sold for: $584$475

    Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, the playing surface depicting sailing ships, whales, and a walrus, lg. 20 in. ...

  • Small Moth-decorated Scrimshaw Tooth

    Lot: 236
    Sold for: $923$750

    Small Moth-decorated Scrimshaw Tooth, 19th century, one side decorated with two moths, the other side with a two-masted ship, the base with floral decoration, (shrinkage cracks and minor chips on ...

  • 14kt Gold Nantucket Basket Pendant

    Lot: 1208
    Sold for: $677$550

    14kt Gold Nantucket Basket Pendant, hinged basket that opens to reveal a miniature penny, the top with enamel scrimshaw whale, on a 14kt gold chain, signed "Glennaan 1977" on base, pendant wd. 1 ...

  • Two Scrimshaw and Polychrome-decorated Whale's Teeth

    Lot: 163
    Sold for: $5,228$4,250

    Two Scrimshaw and Polychrome-decorated Whale's Teeth, 19th century, the teeth polished on each side, decorated with a diamond and rope border with a woman dressed in an elaborate gown on one and a ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Busk

    Lot: 1210
    Sold for: $431$350

    Scrimshaw-decorated Busk, America, 19th century, depicting a lighthouse and United States flag on a rocky shore, a three-masted sailing ship, and section of a circular fortification flying a large ...

  • Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth on a Turned Bone Stand

    Lot: 196
    Sold for: $3,690$3,000

    Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth on a Turned Bone Stand, America, late 19th century, one tooth with an angel and a maiden ascending through clouds under the moon and stars, the other tooth ...

  • Large Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 198
    Sold for: $6,765$5,500

    Large Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, America, mid to late 19th century, with incised carvings of a child holding a crop riding the back of a large dog, a soldier on horseback, a three-masted ...

  • Large Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 199
    Sold for: $4,674$3,800

    Large Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, America, 19th century, one side carved with an eagle surmounting a geometric monument flanked by American flags, the other side with a three-masted vessel ...

  • Large Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 200
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    Large Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, 19th century, carved on one side with a figure reaching into the pocket of a cloak and lettered "THIEVES," the other side depicting the same figure hanging ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 201
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    Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, 19th century, lettered "R.C." within a vine-bordered double-heart motif above an anchor, scrolled silvered mount, overall lg. 6 1/4 in. ...

  • Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth

    Lot: 202
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Two Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Teeth, late 19th century, a small tooth decorated on each side with a fashionably dressed woman, the other decorated with a child and a hoop under crossed branches, ...

  • Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 203
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated allover with vines and flowers highlighted in red and green sealing wax, lg. 4 in. ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 204
    Sold for: $861$700

    Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, late 19th century, decorated on one side with a woman wearing a flower-adorned dress, and on the other with a young man standing atop a stool, lg. 5 3/4 in. ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 205
    Sold for: $2,706$2,200

    Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, late 19th century, one side carved with a fashionably dressed lady, lg. 7 1/4 in. ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

    Lot: 206
    Sold for: $584$475

    Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated with a woman holding a monkey, (age cracks), ht. 5 in. ...

  • Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busks

    Lot: 218
    Sold for: $2,091$1,700

    Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busks, 19th century, the first double-sided, with trees, buildings, stars, figural busts, flowers, and hearts; the second with urns of flowers, foliate devices, ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 220
    Sold for: $7,995$6,500

    Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, probably Alaska, late 19th century, the scrimshaw board decorated with stars, moons, and shields, flanked by a reindeer and a walrus, the back with ...

  • Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 221
    Sold for: $2,214$1,800

    Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, America, c. late 19th century, the cribbage playing surface decorated with geometric designs surrounded by whaling scenes, a silver band around the ...

  • Two Scrimshaw Teeth

    Lot: 182
    Sold for: $369$300

    Two Scrimshaw Teeth, one reproduction depicting the ship Mercury, the other with birds feeding, flowers, and a large cat, ht. to 5 1/2 in. ...

  • Eskimo Scrimshaw Wood and Antler Snuff Container

    Lot: 238
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Eskimo Scrimshaw Wood and Antler Snuff Container, c. late 19th century, decorated overall with hunting, whaling, and domestic scenes, wood ends and plugs, lg. 9 in. ...