A collection of bone and ivory scrimshaw, 7
Lot 66Y
A collection of bone and ivory scrimshaw, 7
Sold for £336 (US$ 549) inc. premium

Lot Details
A collection of bone and ivory scrimshaw,
comprising an engraved square plaque, on one side depicting a cannon with crossed flags and a crown, with a 1743 silver coin, and on the other a warship inscribed The King's Navee, a pair of oval whalebone plaques depicting a girl and a sailing ship, an engraved book mark with figures and ships, a carved whale ivory halibut with bottle opener, and two whales' teeth; the larger with a pin engraved picture of a girl, the smaller inscribed The ship Lakam with a ship and whale. (7)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Phillips London, Oval plaques, sale 1413, lot 304
    Sale, Sotheby's London, 16 December 2002 (bookmark, lot 237, large whale's tooth, lot 222)
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