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Eskimo Drum Handle

Eskimo Drum Handle

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1251
Unsold
 

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 More ...

Two Pieces of Eskimo Bone Armor

Two Pieces of Eskimo Bone Armor

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
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 More ...

Two Pieces of Eskimo Bone Armor

Two Pieces of Eskimo Bone Armor

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
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, More ...

Four Eskimo Storyteller Bracelets

Four Eskimo Storyteller Bracelets

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1432
Unsold
 

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 More ...

Eskimo Walrus Ivory Pipe

Eskimo Walrus Ivory Pipe

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
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 More ...

Eskimo Walrus Tusk Pipe

Eskimo Walrus Tusk Pipe

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
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 More ...

Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
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 More ...

Eskimo Half Tusk Cribbage Board

Eskimo Half Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
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. More ...

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
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 More ...

Scrimshaw Panbone Plaque Depicting a Three-masted Sailing Ship

Scrimshaw Panbone Plaque Depicting a Three-masted Sailing Ship

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
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. More ...

Eskimo Container

Eskimo Container

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
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, 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 ...

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 ...

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

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

Three 14kt Gold Charms

Three 14kt Gold Charms

Auction:
3136T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 17, 2018
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. More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
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 More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Dancing Couple

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Dancing Couple

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
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. More ...

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

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

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
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 More ...

Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Mike Vienneau

Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Mike Vienneau

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
866
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Whale's Tooth Scrimshaw-decorated by Mike Vienneau, Nantucket, 1994, the tooth decorated allover with busy whaling scenes, signed, dated, and inscribed "M.G. Vienneau 1994 Nantucket," along bottom More ...

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3010
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Large Polychrome and Scrimshaw-decorated Sperm Whale Lower Jawbone, Michael Vienneau, Nantucket, 1997, allover decoration on one side depicting a town, harbor, surroundings, and ocean beyond, and a More ...

Nine Mostly ArTek Replica Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Nine Mostly ArTek Replica Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Auction:
3083M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2018
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$246$200

Nine Mostly ArTek Replica Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth, 20th century, depicting naval engagements and whaling scenes, lg. to 7 1/2 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Portrait of a Woman

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Portrait of a Woman

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Portrait of a Woman, attributed to Manuel Enos, mid-19th century, large curved tooth decorated with an image of a woman in a flowing gown standing on a More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated with a ship and whales on one side and a town scene on the other with the date "1857" and name "SAMUEL SAMMIS," vine border at top, lg. 5 1/2 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$431$350

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, one side decorated with a scene of a man and woman dancing, the other with a large floral spray, (imperfections), lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$461$375

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated all around with shields, porpoise, starbursts, and a cross on a mound below a ribbon reading "E.H.A. Whaler" and initialed "TM," lg. 3 1/2 More ...

Three Modern Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Three Modern Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$800$650

Three Modern Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth, 20th century, one depicting a sailor in a street scene; one depicting whalers hunting a sperm whale; the third depicting a sailor and mermaid, lg. to 7 1/4 More ...