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Marine Art Day 2

by Eldred's

Platinum House

397 lots | 395 with images

July 20, 2012

Live Auction

1483 Route 6A

PO Box 796

East Dennis, MA, 02641 USA

Phone: 508 385 3116

Fax: 508 385 7201

Email: info@eldreds.com

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WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Long, narrow form with carved tip. Nice old patina. Length 5¼

Lot 401: WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Long, narrow form with carved tip. Nice old patina. Length 5¼". From a Massachusetts collection originating on...

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Description: WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER 19th Century Long, narrow form with carved tip. Nice old patina. Length 5 1/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Handle with extensive geometric carving and diamond-form knop end. Blade with foliate designs. Length 5½

Lot 402: CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Handle with extensive geometric carving and diamond-form knop end. Blade with foliate designs. Length 5½"....

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Description: CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER 19th Century Handle with extensive geometric carving and diamond-form knop end. Blade with foliate designs. Length 5 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Minor knicks on blade. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE BODKIN Carved clenched fist at top above geometric carving and inlaid sealing wax of red and deep blue. Length 4¾

Lot 403: WHALEBONE BODKIN Carved clenched fist at top above geometric carving and inlaid sealing wax of red and deep blue. Length 4¾". From a...

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Description: WHALEBONE BODKIN 19th Century Carved clenched fist at top above geometric carving and inlaid sealing wax of red and deep blue. Length 4 3/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Some ceiling wax missing from inlay. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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JAGGING WHEEL With carved openwork handle. Wonderful deep patina. Length 6

Lot 404: JAGGING WHEEL With carved openwork handle. Wonderful deep patina. Length 6". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucke...

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Description: JAGGING WHEEL 19th Century With carved openwork handle. Wonderful deep patina. Length 6". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Slight break has been repaired with brass pins. Otherwise good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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JAGGING WHEEL Whale ivory crimping fork in a graceful scrolled design at one end, central wood handle, and whale ivory wheel and mou...

Lot 405: JAGGING WHEEL Whale ivory crimping fork in a graceful scrolled design at one end, central wood handle, and whale ivory wheel and mou...

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Description: JAGGING WHEEL 19th Century Whale ivory crimping fork in a graceful scrolled design at one end, central wood handle, and whale ivory wheel and mounts. Nicely carved. Length 8". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Some warping to crimping fork tines. Slight surface staining to wooden handle. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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COLLECTION OF TEN WHALEBONE CLOTHESPINS Assorted forms and sizes. A fine example of whalemen art in a utilitarian form. Lengths from...

Lot 406: COLLECTION OF TEN WHALEBONE CLOTHESPINS Assorted forms and sizes. A fine example of whalemen art in a utilitarian form. Lengths from...

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Description: COLLECTION OF TEN WHALEBONE CLOTHESPINS 19th Century Assorted forms and sizes. A fine example of whalemen art in a utilitarian form. Lengths from 2 1/2" to 4 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALE TOOTH-HANDLED CORKSCREW Carved clenched fist attached to one end of handle. Length of handle 5½

Lot 407: WHALE TOOTH-HANDLED CORKSCREW Carved clenched fist attached to one end of handle. Length of handle 5½". From a Massachusetts collect...

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Description: WHALE TOOTH-HANDLED CORKSCREW 19th Century Carved clenched fist attached to one end of handle. Length of handle 5 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCK With original mounts. Nice patina as found. Length 3½

Lot 408: WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCK With original mounts. Nice patina as found. Length 3½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantuc...

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Description: WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCK 19th Century With original mounts. Nice patina as found. Length 3 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE BOX Together with whalebone and ebony dominoes. Box height 3

Lot 409: WHALEBONE BOX Together with whalebone and ebony dominoes. Box height 3". Length 5½". Width 4". From a Massachusetts collection origi...

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Description: WHALEBONE BOX 19th Century Together with whalebone and ebony dominoes. Box height 3". Length 5 1/2". Width 4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Slight warping to bone. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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*POLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH Length 5

Lot 410: *POLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH Length 5". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket. *May only be purchased by a Massachuset..

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Description: *POLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH Length 5". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket. *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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*SPERM WHALE'S TOOTH WITH CONTEMPORARY ENGRAVING

Lot 411: *SPERM WHALE'S TOOTH WITH CONTEMPORARY ENGRAVING "A Stove Boat", depicting a polychrome whaling scene. Signed below image "P. Lazaru..

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Description: *SPERM WHALE'S TOOTH WITH CONTEMPORARY ENGRAVING 20th Century "A Stove Boat", depicting a polychrome whaling scene. Signed below image "P. Lazarus". Length 7 1/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket. *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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COCONUT SHELL DIPPER Hardwood handle with whale ivory mounts. Whale ivory tip nicely carved in diamond form. Length 12½

Lot 412: COCONUT SHELL DIPPER Hardwood handle with whale ivory mounts. Whale ivory tip nicely carved in diamond form. Length 12½". From a Mas...

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Description: COCONUT SHELL DIPPER 19th Century Hardwood handle with whale ivory mounts. Whale ivory tip nicely carved in diamond form. Length 12 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Slight age lines in ivory mounts. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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COCONUT SHELL AND WHALEBONE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl with geometric carving. Whalebone handle with heart carving at end. Length 14

Lot 413: COCONUT SHELL AND WHALEBONE DIPPER Coconut shell bowl with geometric carving. Whalebone handle with heart carving at end. Length 14"...

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Description: COCONUT SHELL AND WHALEBONE DIPPER 19th Century Coconut shell bowl with geometric carving. Whalebone handle with heart carving at end. Length 14". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WOOD AND WHALE IVORY PINCUSHION Cherry C-form clamp with turned whale ivory adjustment screw. Cloth and wood pincushion attached to...

Lot 414: WOOD AND WHALE IVORY PINCUSHION Cherry C-form clamp with turned whale ivory adjustment screw. Cloth and wood pincushion attached to...

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Description: WOOD AND WHALE IVORY PINCUSHION 19th Century Cherry C-form clamp with turned whale ivory adjustment screw. Cloth and wood pincushion attached to clamp with a turned whale ivory stem. Length 7". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALE IVORY THREAD WINDER Whale ivory C-form clamp with ridged carving. Seven spindle spool. Length 5¼

Lot 415: WHALE IVORY THREAD WINDER Whale ivory C-form clamp with ridged carving. Seven spindle spool. Length 5¼". From a Massachusetts collec...

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Description: WHALE IVORY THREAD WINDER 19th Century Whale ivory C-form clamp with ridged carving. Seven spindle spool. Length 5 1/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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SCRIMSHAW BUSK Polychrome decoration of flowers and birds, with central panel of an ostrich. Scalloped top. Length 12½

Lot 416: SCRIMSHAW BUSK Polychrome decoration of flowers and birds, with central panel of an ostrich. Scalloped top. Length 12½".

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Description: SCRIMSHAW BUSK 19th Century Polychrome decoration of flowers and birds, with central panel of an ostrich. Scalloped top. Length 12 1/2".

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicting flowers, an anchor and shield. Some polychrome elements. Length 12½

Lot 417: SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicting flowers, an anchor and shield. Some polychrome elements. Length 12½". From a Massachusetts collec...

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Description: SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK 19th Century Depicting flowers, an anchor and shield. Some polychrome elements. Length 12 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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BALEEN SCRIMSHAW BUSK Obverse with floral, sunburst and foliate decoration. Reverse with foliate designs and the verse

Lot 418: BALEEN SCRIMSHAW BUSK Obverse with floral, sunburst and foliate decoration. Reverse with foliate designs and the verse "Freely take...

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Description: BALEEN SCRIMSHAW BUSK 19th Century Obverse with floral, sunburst and foliate decoration. Reverse with foliate designs and the verse "Freely take this gift of mine, The gift and giver both are thine. Although the gift it is but small, Two loving hearts are worth them all. There's many a gem of purist ray serene, The dark unfathomed eaves of ocean bear, Full many a flower has blown to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness in the desert air." Length 14 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: The verse is not legible and is very worn. Minor worm damage on one side. Very minor surface wear, mostly just worn smooth. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Nice large size and wonderful patina. Length 4¾

Lot 419: WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Nice large size and wonderful patina. Length 4¾". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

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Description: WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER 19th Century Nice large size and wonderful patina. Length 4 3/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE AND WALRUS IVORY MUDDLER With turned handle. Length 7

Lot 420: WHALEBONE AND WALRUS IVORY MUDDLER With turned handle. Length 7". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

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Description: WHALEBONE AND WALRUS IVORY MUDDLER 19th Century With turned handle. Length 7". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Slight age split to ivory and bone. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Landscape designs with trees and flowers on upper and lower edge, and geometric banding. Length 4¼

Lot 421: SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Landscape designs with trees and flowers on upper and lower edge, and geometric banding. Length 4¼". From a...

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Description: SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH 19th Century Landscape designs with trees and flowers on upper and lower edge, and geometric banding. Length 4 1/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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*HOURGLASS Turned wood frame and walrus ivory bases. Retains label from the collection of Vivian S. Hawes. Height 5

Lot 422: *HOURGLASS Turned wood frame and walrus ivory bases. Retains label from the collection of Vivian S. Hawes. Height 5". From a Massach...

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Description: *HOURGLASS Late 19th/Early 20th Century Turned wood frame and walrus ivory bases. Retains label from the collection of Vivian S. Hawes. Height 5". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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TURNED LIGNUM VITAE COVERED BOX With whale ivory knob. Height 4½

Lot 423: TURNED LIGNUM VITAE COVERED BOX With whale ivory knob. Height 4½". Diameter 5½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nant...

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Description: TURNED LIGNUM VITAE COVERED BOX 19th Century With whale ivory knob. Height 4 1/2". Diameter 5 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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ELEPHANT IVORY TWO-SOCLE CANDLESTICK With inlaid baleen banding and mahogany foot. Height 4

Lot 424: ELEPHANT IVORY TWO-SOCLE CANDLESTICK With inlaid baleen banding and mahogany foot. Height 4". Length 7". From a Massachusetts collec...

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Description: ELEPHANT IVORY TWO-SOCLE CANDLESTICK Late 19th/Early 20th Century With inlaid baleen banding and mahogany foot. Height 4". Length 7". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket. Not available for international delivery.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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ROLLING PIN Lignum vitae center and turned whale ivory handles. Excellent patina. Length 15

Lot 425: ROLLING PIN Lignum vitae center and turned whale ivory handles. Excellent patina. Length 15". From a Massachusetts collection origin...

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Description: ROLLING PIN 19th Century Lignum vitae center and turned whale ivory handles. Excellent patina. Length 15". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Some age splitting to whale ivory. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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EXCEPTIONAL LIGNUM VITAE ROLLING PIN Whale ivory handles and bands of whale ivory and baleen between handles and lignum vitae center...

Lot 426: EXCEPTIONAL LIGNUM VITAE ROLLING PIN Whale ivory handles and bands of whale ivory and baleen between handles and lignum vitae center...

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Description: EXCEPTIONAL LIGNUM VITAE ROLLING PIN 19th Century Whale ivory handles and bands of whale ivory and baleen between handles and lignum vitae center. Length 18". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Slight shrinkage split in wood and handled ends. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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PAIR OF WHALEBONE AND IVORY KNITTING NEEDLES With multiple banded inlays of baleen and island wood. Length 13¾

Lot 427: PAIR OF WHALEBONE AND IVORY KNITTING NEEDLES With multiple banded inlays of baleen and island wood. Length 13¾". From a Massachusett...

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Description: PAIR OF WHALEBONE AND IVORY KNITTING NEEDLES 19th Century With multiple banded inlays of baleen and island wood. Length 13 3/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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LARGE WHALEBONE FID Length 11½

Lot 428: LARGE WHALEBONE FID Length 11½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

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Description: LARGE WHALEBONE FID 19th Century Length 11 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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TWO WHALEBONE FIDS One with turk's-head style knot at end. Lengths 7¾

Lot 429: TWO WHALEBONE FIDS One with turk's-head style knot at end. Lengths 7¾" and 8½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantu..

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Description: TWO WHALEBONE FIDS 19th Century One with turk's-head style knot at end. Lengths 7 3/4" and 8 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Turned handle with scribe lines that show remnants of red sealing wax. Carved wheel with star-shaped inter...

Lot 430: WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Turned handle with scribe lines that show remnants of red sealing wax. Carved wheel with star-shaped inter...

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Description: WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL 19th Century Turned handle with scribe lines that show remnants of red sealing wax. Carved wheel with star-shaped interior. Length 6 1/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Curved handle nicely carved in geometric styles. Crimping fork at one end. Length 6½

Lot 431: WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Curved handle nicely carved in geometric styles. Crimping fork at one end. Length 6½". From a Massachusett...

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Description: WHALE IVORY JAGGING WHEEL Mid-19th Century Curved handle nicely carved in geometric styles. Crimping fork at one end. Length 6 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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SCRIMSHAW JAGGING WHEEL Simple elongated handle with bird-style prongs holding the wheel. Length 5½

Lot 432: SCRIMSHAW JAGGING WHEEL Simple elongated handle with bird-style prongs holding the wheel. Length 5½". From a Massachusetts collectio...

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Description: SCRIMSHAW JAGGING WHEEL 19th Century Simple elongated handle with bird-style prongs holding the wheel. Length 5 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Turned handle. Blade with scrimshaw decoration of a four-petal flower on one side and

Lot 433: WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Turned handle. Blade with scrimshaw decoration of a four-petal flower on one side and "WHW" on other side. L...

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Description: WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER 19th Century Turned handle. Blade with scrimshaw decoration of a four-petal flower on one side and "WHW" on other side. Length 5 1/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE KNITTING NEEDLE Together with a carved coconut shell with foliate, eagle, geometric and ship design, length 4¾

Lot 434: WHALEBONE KNITTING NEEDLE Together with a carved coconut shell with foliate, eagle, geometric and ship design, length 4¾". Length of...

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Description: WHALEBONE KNITTING NEEDLE 19th Century Together with a carved coconut shell with foliate, eagle, geometric and ship design, length 4 3/4". Length of needle 14". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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MINIATURE MORTAR AND PESTLE Turned elephant ivory mortar and turned ebony pestle. Height of mortar 1¼

Lot 435: MINIATURE MORTAR AND PESTLE Turned elephant ivory mortar and turned ebony pestle. Height of mortar 1¼". Not available for internatio...

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Description: MINIATURE MORTAR AND PESTLE 20th Century Turned elephant ivory mortar and turned ebony pestle. Height of mortar 1 1/4". Not available for international delivery. From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Mortar re-glued. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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SEVEN WHALEBONE- AND IVORY-MOUNTED IMPLEMENTS A scribe, length 7

Lot 436: SEVEN WHALEBONE- AND IVORY-MOUNTED IMPLEMENTS A scribe, length 7", two squares, a wax seal, two long bodkins, and a spearhead. From...

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Description: SEVEN WHALEBONE- AND IVORY-MOUNTED IMPLEMENTS 19th Century A scribe, length 7", two squares, a wax seal, two long bodkins, and a spearhead. From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Ivory not available for shipping internationally or to California. Good condition. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE STRAIGHT EDGE Inlaid ebony hearts at each end. Length 15

Lot 437: WHALEBONE STRAIGHT EDGE Inlaid ebony hearts at each end. Length 15". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

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Description: WHALEBONE STRAIGHT EDGE 19th Century Inlaid ebony hearts at each end. Length 15". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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*WALRUS IVORY AND METAL SPEARHEAD Handle made from the end of a walrus tusk. Diamond point steel blade. Length 11¾

Lot 438: *WALRUS IVORY AND METAL SPEARHEAD Handle made from the end of a walrus tusk. Diamond point steel blade. Length 11¾". From a Massachu...

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Description: *WALRUS IVORY AND METAL SPEARHEAD Handle made from the end of a walrus tusk. Diamond point steel blade. Length 11 3/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket. *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE AND IVORY CANE Whale tooth handle. Ivory and ebony banding above a whalebone shaft. Length 33¾

Lot 439: WHALEBONE AND IVORY CANE Whale tooth handle. Ivory and ebony banding above a whalebone shaft. Length 33¾". From a Massachusetts coll...

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Description: WHALEBONE AND IVORY CANE 19th Century Whale tooth handle. Ivory and ebony banding above a whalebone shaft. Length 33 3/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Some minor shrinkage splits in ivory and bone. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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TWO WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCKS Nicely patinated. Lengths 2¼

Lot 440: TWO WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCKS Nicely patinated. Lengths 2¼". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

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Description: TWO WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCKS 19th Century Nicely patinated. Lengths 2 1/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: One has slight age crack. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WHALEBONE BOX Cover with brass tack decoration and attached loop handle. Height 1½

Lot 441: WHALEBONE BOX Cover with brass tack decoration and attached loop handle. Height 1½". Width 1¾". From a Massachusetts collection orig...

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Description: WHALEBONE BOX 19th Century Cover with brass tack decoration and attached loop handle. Height 1 1/2". Width 1 3/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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PAIR OF CARVED WHALEBONE ROPE SPLICE MOUNTS Excellent patina. Lengths 2½

Lot 442: PAIR OF CARVED WHALEBONE ROPE SPLICE MOUNTS Excellent patina. Lengths 2½" and 4½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Na...

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Description: PAIR OF CARVED WHALEBONE ROPE SPLICE MOUNTS 19th Century Excellent patina. Lengths 2 1/2" and 4 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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TWO SPOKESHAVES With whale ivory and bone mounts. Lengths 15½

Lot 443: TWO SPOKESHAVES With whale ivory and bone mounts. Lengths 15½" and 10½".

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Description: TWO SPOKESHAVES 19th Century With whale ivory and bone mounts. Lengths 15 1/2" and 10 1/2".

Condition Report: One with small chip of wood missing from handle The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Decorated in a floral and geometric design. Length 13½

Lot 444: SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Decorated in a floral and geometric design. Length 13½". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantuc...

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Description: SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK 19th Century Decorated in a floral and geometric design. Length 13 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Some surface scratching at center. Some bug damage. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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FOUR IMPLEMENTS Two corkscrews with whale ivory handles, and two whalebone bodkins, lengths 3½

Lot 445: FOUR IMPLEMENTS Two corkscrews with whale ivory handles, and two whalebone bodkins, lengths 3½" and 3¼". From a Massachusetts collec...

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Description: FOUR IMPLEMENTS 19th Century Two corkscrews with whale ivory handles, and two whalebone bodkins, lengths 3 1/2" and 3 1/4". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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UNUSUAL CARVED HORN COMB In the form of an Indian chief in headdress with exposed female breasts. Slide-out comb. Length 9

Lot 446: UNUSUAL CARVED HORN COMB In the form of an Indian chief in headdress with exposed female breasts. Slide-out comb. Length 9".

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Description: UNUSUAL CARVED HORN COMB 19th Century In the form of an Indian chief in headdress with exposed female breasts. Slide-out comb. Length 9".

Condition Report: Slight warping. Two feathers chipped to headdress. Fan broken and missing from one hand. Appears to have had brass wire banding at one wrist, which is missing. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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RARE SOUTH SEAS WEDDING NECKLACE Twine-work necklace with rows of red and yellow beads where a bone ring is attached. Circumference...

Lot 447: RARE SOUTH SEAS WEDDING NECKLACE Twine-work necklace with rows of red and yellow beads where a bone ring is attached. Circumference...

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Description: RARE SOUTH SEAS WEDDING NECKLACE Twine-work necklace with rows of red and yellow beads where a bone ring is attached. Circumference of bone ring 5 1/4". Overall length 14 3/4".

Condition Report: The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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*CARVED AND TURNED WHALEBONE SHIP'S WHEEL SPOKE END Length 7

Lot 448: *CARVED AND TURNED WHALEBONE SHIP'S WHEEL SPOKE END Length 7". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket. *May only b..

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Description: *CARVED AND TURNED WHALEBONE SHIP'S WHEEL SPOKE END 20th Century Length 7". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket. *May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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SCRIMSHAW BUSK Decoration of hearts and trees separated by geometric banding. Top broken. Length 10½

Lot 449: SCRIMSHAW BUSK Decoration of hearts and trees separated by geometric banding. Top broken. Length 10½". From a Massachusetts collecti...

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Description: SCRIMSHAW BUSK 19th Century Decoration of hearts and trees separated by geometric banding. Top broken. Length 10 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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TURNED WHALEBONE-HANDLED IMPLEMENT With iron lance-style blade. Nice patina. Length 9½

Lot 450: TURNED WHALEBONE-HANDLED IMPLEMENT With iron lance-style blade. Nice patina. Length 9½". From a Massachusetts collection originating...

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Description: TURNED WHALEBONE-HANDLED IMPLEMENT 19th Century With iron lance-style blade. Nice patina. Length 9 1/2". From a Massachusetts collection originating on Nantucket.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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