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Auctioneer Eldred's (508)385-3116
Auction Date Jul 19 Auction
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Lot: 1 - PAIR OF MASTERPIECE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S

PAIR OF MASTERPIECE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH BY ELI BANGS, JR. Mid-19th Century The quality of workmanship, execution and impressively large size of this pair of teeth position them as the finest to ever come to market. Obverse of one

Lot: 1A - EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S

EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH KNOWN AS THE "MAP TOOTH" Mid-19th Century Obverse with a finely detailed map or chart depicting New Bedford Harbor, Buzzards Bay and the Elizabeth Islands, including identified locations of New

Lot: 2 - IMPRESSIVELY LARGE CARVED AND INLAID PIE CRIMPER

IMPRESSIVELY LARGE CARVED AND INLAID PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Two-part S-curve whale ivory handle with two baleen bands at center, a hanging loop at one end and two whale ivory crimping wheels at other end. Sides of both upper and lower

Lot: 3 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Openwork handle

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Second Quarter of the 19th Century Openwork handle made in two parts. Upper portion with hanging loop, a heart, two tulip-form columns and an ogee plinth. Lower section with a lyre form and an ogee plinth supporting a

Lot: 4 - THREE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER

THREE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Beautifully carved simplistic handle. One end of handle with a flower-form cookie press with rope carving around perimeter. Other end with three wheels, two supported by a double

Lot: 5 - FIVE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Modified

FIVE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Modified oval handle with large inlaid mother-of-pearl diamond on one side. One end with a four-leaf clover-form pastry press and fluted wheel. Other end with four fluted wheels. Length

Lot: 6 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Double handle with

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Double handle with pierced diamond and heart design. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Length 8.25". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 7 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH WHALEBONE

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH WHALEBONE WHEEL Mid-19th Century Bold teardrop-form handle with scroll at one end and a three-tined fork and crimping wheel at opposite end. Rich patina. Length 6.5". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 8 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Octagonal handle

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Second Quarter of the 19th Century Octagonal handle with a clenched fist at one end, incised ribbing at upper and lower portions and island wood banding and diamond-form inlay at central section. S-curve three-tine

Lot: 9 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Extensively carved

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Extensively carved and pierced handle with ogee designs. Crimping fork at top and bail hanging loop at end. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Length 7.5". Provenance: Rafael Osona Auction. The Kobacker

Lot: 10 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH POLYCHROME

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW DECORATION Mid-19th Century Handle in the form of a snake with red sealing wax eyes and scrimshaw to emulate scales. Geometric shaft with bands of red and black sealing wax and geometric

Lot: 11 - EXCEPTIONAL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO

EXCEPTIONAL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER Second Quarter of the 19th Century Titled on edge "The Ship Charles of London Whaling". Obverse depicts a whaleship with relief-carved hull flying the British flag. Reverse

Lot: 12 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER First Half of the 19th Century Obverse depicts the famous naval battle between the U.S.S. Constitution and the H.M.S. Java. The Constitution is boldly flying an American flag and has cannon fire

Lot: 13 - PAIR OF RELIEF-CARVED AND SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH

PAIR OF RELIEF-CARVED AND SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Mid-19th Century Obverse of one tooth with a relief-carved figure of a man wearing a coat and vest and holding a dog's toy. He has scrimshaw decoration of a dog at his feet, a railing at his back,

Lot: 14 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a three-masted ship in blue water. Three birds fly off her stern, and men in the rigging are unfurling her sails. Reverse depicts a man in a sailor's uniform and a woman in

Lot: 15 - PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH First Half of the 19th Century Obverses depict three-masted ships of war. One has it sails furled, has several figures on deck and is flying red and blue American flags from its stern and foremast. Other

Lot: 16 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK With four

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Second Quarter of the 19th Century With four vignettes below an arch. Upper vignette depicts a star, American flags, a shield and a "Love Union" banner above a monument. Second vignette depicts the American

Lot: 17 - RARE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PANEL Depicts an

RARE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PANEL Mid-19th Century Depicts an active whaling scene of three whaleships, seven whales and six whaleboats, three of which are fast to whales. Coastline in distance at left and right. Water executed with a hint of

Lot: 18 - LARGE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an

LARGE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts an American two-masted sailing vessel over a scene titled "Captain Kidd Burying His Bible". Reverse depicts a standing woman balancing a water bucket on her head. Length 9". The

Lot: 19 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts an American eagle with shield and an "E. Pluribus Unum" banner, all executed in reds and blues. Eagle and shield flanked by flags, a drum, a cannon and

Lot: 20 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a rising sun, a bust portrait of a lady and a full-length portrait of a pirate holding a sword in his right hand and a pistol in his left hand. Woman and pirate

Lot: 21 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse titled

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse titled "Mocha" depicts coastal buildings, mountains and wavy water. Reverse titled "Kenyon, College, Ohio," depicts a large building flanked at left by green leafy trees. Length 7.25".

Lot: 22 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Central vignette depicts

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Central vignette depicts two shipwrecked sailors in a tropical landscape. One man is lying on his back and the other is kneeling with his hands clasped in prayer for his fallen comrade. Vignette is composed

Lot: 23 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Nicely detailed

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Nicely detailed active whaling scene of a whaleship, three whaleboats and seven whales. Whaleboat at forefront is carrying six whalemen and is fast to a whale, with the harpoons visible in the

Lot: 24 - WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Carved and ribbed whale ivory

WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Mid-19th Century Carved and ribbed whale ivory knob handle. Shaft made from 11.75" of narwhal tusk and 23.75" of walnut. Overall length 37.5". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 25 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE Mid-19th Century Carved whale ivory handle with two baleen bands. Whalebone shaft with island wood and whale ivory geometric design at upper portion. Length 34". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 26 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE Mid-19th Century Handle carved in the form of a clenched fist holding a snake. Whalebone shaft with whale ivory and island wood banding. Length 35.25". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 27 - WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WALRUS IVORY CANDLESTICK

WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WALRUS IVORY CANDLESTICK Mid-19th Century Beautifully turned shaft with modified tulip-form socle. Walnut and walrus ivory base with circular mother-of-pearl inlay. Although most were made after the whaling period had ended,

Lot: 28 - CARVED BONE MODEL OF A PERPETUAL MOTOR, POSSIBLY

CARVED BONE MODEL OF A PERPETUAL MOTOR, POSSIBLY WHALEMAN-MADE 19th Century Steam compression reservoir drives several arms that attach to a rod that turns a wheel. Bone plaque engraved "Perpetual Motion" affixed to wooden base. Includes glass

Lot: 29 - RARE WHALEMAN-MADE CHESS SET Includes thirty-two

RARE WHALEMAN-MADE CHESS SET Mid-19th Century Includes thirty-two turned whale ivory pieces, one half incised with red sealing wax. Heights from 1.75" to 3". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 30 - WHALEMAN-MADE WALRUS IVORY SCRIBE Length 8.75".

WHALEMAN-MADE WALRUS IVORY SCRIBE Mid-19th Century Length 8.75". Provenance: Richard A. Bourne Company. The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 31 - WHALEBONE BALANCE SCALE With carved beam and

WHALEBONE BALANCE SCALE Mid-19th Century With carved beam and turned supports suspending copper pans. Mounted on a contemporary metal rod and wooden base. Height on stand 17.75". Width of stand 19". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 32 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle grasping a banner in its beak while perched upon a red and blue shield that rests upon a fort. The fort is flanked by drums, a cannon and red,

Lot: 33 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse with three vignettes, one of a red floral blossom, one of an American eagle with a "Liberty" banner in its beak and an American shield at its breast above crossed

Lot: 34 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE EAGLE

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE EAGLE PORTRAITIST Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a spread-wing American eagle with an "E Pluribus Unum" banner clasped within its beak, a red-striped American shield at its breast, four

Lot: 35 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE EAGLE

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE EAGLE PORTRAITIST Mid-19th Century Obverse titled "The Young Mother" depicts a bust portrait of a mother holding a child. Reverse with a three-quarter-length portrait of a young lady within a stylized

Lot: 36 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE NAVAL MONUMENT ENGRAVER Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse titled "The Hornet Blockading the Bonne. Citoyenne". Depicts the three-masted American warship at the mouth of the port of

Lot: 37 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts two sailing ships at sea, one approaching and one seen from its port side. "L.W.M." in red lettering on edge. Reverse titled "President's House" depicts a finely executed portrait

Lot: 38 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with an

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Late 19th Century Obverse with an oval bust portrait of President James Garfield contained within an elaborate rectangular frame. "J A Garfield" in script similar to Garfield's signature engraved across lower edge

Lot: 39 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME GAMES BOX

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME GAMES BOX Early 19th Century Sliding top with bone overlay depicting a European canal scene. Edges of top with cribbage board. Bone overlays on sides with vignettes of European village scenes. Pierced bone swag

Lot: 40 - EXCEPTIONAL NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CASED

EXCEPTIONAL NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CASED DOMINO SET Early 19th Century Hardwood case with sliding top. Top and sides mounted with relief-carved bone panels depicting lions. Top and sides also with inlaid bone and ebony banding and compass

Lot: 41 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE GAMES BOX Sliding

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE GAMES BOX Early 19th Century Sliding top with reticulated circle and diamond design. Similar design on sides executed in red and black sealing wax. Box raised on four turned legs. Contains thirty-five bone dominoes.

Lot: 42 - PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH PERTAINING TO

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH PERTAINING TO NAPOLEON Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse of one tooth with "H.M.A. Philips Longwood. Old House. Where. Napoleon Died. 5th May. 1820". Reverse with "N. Veiw [ sic] Longwood". A highly detailed

Lot: 43 - THREE MINIATURE FURNITURE ITEMS, PROBABLY

THREE MINIATURE FURNITURE ITEMS, PROBABLY PRISONER-OF-WAR First Half of the 19th Century Two three-shelf étagères and an open-face mirror-backed cupboard, all mounted with miniature teacups and other drinking vessels. Made from animal

Lot: 44 - CARVED BONE DESK STANDISH IN THE FORM OF A SWISS

CARVED BONE DESK STANDISH IN THE FORM OF A SWISS CHALET Mid-19th Century Roof lifts to reveal an inkwell and sander. Height 2.75". Width 5.5". Depth 2.75". Includes glass dome. Provenance: Rafael Osona Auctions. The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 44A - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME CARVED BONE

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME CARVED BONE SPINNING JENNY French/English, Early 19th Century Upper platform with four female figures in hats, one holding a baby, and a male figure at far right, all standing around a pierced spinning wheel.

Lot: 45 - EXCEPTIONAL WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SCRIMSHAW

EXCEPTIONAL WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE SWIFT Mid-19th Century Turned finial with incised red and green bands. Upper half of shaft with multiple small ring turnings, baleen bands and incised red and green bands. Lower half of shaft

Lot: 46 - RARE AND IMPORTANT WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE

RARE AND IMPORTANT WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE DOUBLE SWIFT WITH THREAD HOLDER Mid-19th Century Elaborately turned finial, shaft and collar with incised red and black bands. Base with multiple thread holders, all with incised red and black bands.

Lot: 47 - RARE CHILD'S-SIZE WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SWIFT

RARE CHILD'S-SIZE WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE SWIFT Mid-19th Century Yarn cup and barrel-form clamp with incised red banding. Swift cage with carved and shaped stays. Height 11.25". Cage diameter 5". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 48 - WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY SWIFT Clamp in the form

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY SWIFT Mid-19th Century Clamp in the form of a clenched fist and sleeve cuff. Exceptionally detailed fist, particularly in the area of the fingers. Clamp mounted with an octagonal shell plaque marked "AHC". Shaft with a

Lot: 49 - * ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY GARY TONKIN Obverse

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY GARY TONKIN Dated 2001 Obverse with engraved and subtly relief-carved scene titled "Albany Entrance Farewell Peter Meguil". Depicts a boat on davits being lowered from a whaleship into the water. A figure is lying prone

Lot: 50 - * POLYCHROME ENGRAVED FOSSILIZED WHALE'S TOOTH BY

* POLYCHROME ENGRAVED FOSSILIZED WHALE'S TOOTH BY CHARLES A. MANGHIS OF NANTUCKET 20th/21st Century Depicts the whaling bark Concordia of New Bedford. Affixed to a wooden base. Ship identified on plaque on base. Mystic Maritime Gallery label on

Lot: 51 - * COPY OF A SUSAN'S TOOTH BY CHARLES A. MANGHIS OF

* COPY OF A SUSAN'S TOOTH BY CHARLES A. MANGHIS OF NANTUCKET Dated 1992 An accurate copy of teeth done by 19th Century scrimshander Frederick Myrick. Signed on interior "Chas. Manghis" and dated 1992. Length 5". Per Federal Regulation, this may

Lot: 52 - * RELIEF-CARVED AND ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH Oval

* RELIEF-CARVED AND ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH First Half of the 20th Century Oval cartouche with rope border contains an image of a standing sailor holding a harpoon, with waves, a whale and a bird behind him. Length 6". Per Federal Regulation, this

Lot: 53 - * SEMI-POLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH WITH INK INSCRIPTION

* SEMI-POLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH WITH INK INSCRIPTION Inscribed "August 1841 This Was Taken By The Brig Troy On The Passage Home ... B.B. Morris Master". Length 7.75". Per Federal Regulation, this may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and

Lot: 54 - * PAIR OF POLYCHROME ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSKS Both

* PAIR OF POLYCHROME ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSKS First Half of the 20th Century Both with female figures, cherubs and potted plants, all shades of red, green and yellow. Exceedingly well executed by a competent engraver. Lengths 16.5". Per Federal

Lot: 55 - * ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSK Obverse depicts six

* ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSK First Half of the 20th Century Obverse depicts six whaleships, all identified. Reverse depicts two fish, an eye, a scale, a ram and a compass rose. Inscribed "Long Life to Whalers" within a floral and foliate border at

Lot: 56 - * ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSK Depicts three female circus

* ENGRAVED WALRUS TUSK Early 20th Century Depicts three female circus figures, a nude woman and a three-masted sailing ship. Length 18". Per Federal Regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped

Lot: 57 - ESKIMO RELIEF-CARVED OOSIK Incised and

ESKIMO RELIEF-CARVED OOSIK First Quarter of the 20th Century Incised and relief-carved images of whales surround circumference. Length 21". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 58 - * CARVED WHALE IVORY DOUBLE PIE CRIMPER IN THE

* CARVED WHALE IVORY DOUBLE PIE CRIMPER IN THE FORM OF A SEA GOAT 20th Century Attributed to William Williams. Length 8". Per Federal Regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.

Lot: 59 - * SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both sides with two

* SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Early 20th Century Both sides with two vignettes surrounded by floral vine borders. On the obverse, the upper vignette depicts a woman seated on a garden bench, presumably a woman awaiting the return of her husband from

Lot: 60 - RARE SEVEN-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER

RARE SEVEN-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Handle with incised sawtooth carving around edge, mother-of-pearl diamond and circle inlay, and island wood star inlay. Shaft that supports five wheels with mother-of-pearl inlay and

Lot: 61 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle with

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Handle with serpent's head extending to support a knife and crimping fork in its mouth. Serpent with inlaid mother-of-pearl eyes. Handle with inset hanging loop at one end and island wood banding at

Lot: 62 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle in the form

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Handle in the form of a woman's leg in a boot, with a pierced heart at one end and an island wood band at center. Two conjoined S-curves are attached at the calf and support a fluted wheel. Length

Lot: 63 - HIPPOCAMPUS-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER

HIPPOCAMPUS-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Hippocampus with curled tail ending in a fluke, a crimping fork "horn" and inset baleen eyes. Its forefeet support a fluted wheel with openwork spiral and half-circle design. As with

Lot: 64 - HIPPOCAMPUS-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER

HIPPOCAMPUS-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Twisted tail ends in a sawtooth edge. Head supports a fluted wheel. Length 6.75". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 65 - TWO DOUBLE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPERS

TWO DOUBLE-WHEEL CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPERS Mid-19th Century Made by the same hand. Both with geometric handles and fluted wheels. One set of wheels with openwork star design and one with openwork spiral design. Lengths 6.75". The Kobacker

Lot: 66 - CARVED WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER Lyre-form handle

CARVED WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Lyre-form handle with knop end. Wheel support in the form of a horse's head with pierced circle design at neck. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Length 6.75". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 67 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Double handle with

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Double handle with pierced heart and diamond design. Fluted wheel. Length 5.75". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 68 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Double handle with

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Double handle with pierced heart and blossom design. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Length 6.25". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 69 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD BURDETT Circa 1830 Obverse depicts an American flagged whaleship with two whales off her bow. Ship with relief-carved hull. Reverse depicts an American flagged whaleship in the act of cutting in. Typical

Lot: 70 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BANK

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BANK NOTE ENGRAVER Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a mourning scene of a woman leaning against a garden memorial beneath a weeping willow. Woman holds a handkerchief in her right hand and

Lot: 71 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAGODA/ALBATROSS ENGRAVER Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a three-masted ship in the water at center, a sun and moon at left and a fanciful whaling scene in the foreground and at the tip.

Lot: 72 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY A CERES ARTISAN Obverse

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY A CERES ARTISAN Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a family portrait of a husband, wife and their eight children in an interior. Family surrounds and leans against a table. A sailing vessel is visible

Lot: 73 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY A CERES ARTISAN Depicts

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY A CERES ARTISAN Second Quarter of the 19th Century Depicts an interior scene with a man in a sailor's suit, a woman and two children surrounding a table. A sailing vessel is visible through the window at left, and a

Lot: 74 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO MOSES DENNING Dated 1837 Obverse depicts an American flagged three-masted sailing ship flying a blue and sepia banner from her mast and a red and blue American flag off her stern. Sails shadowed in

Lot: 75 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE NAVAL ENGAGEMENT ENGRAVER Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a whaleship, four whaleboats and a captured whale. Reverse depicts six whaleboats and two whaleships, one in the act of cutting in.

Lot: 76 - RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY

RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY JAMES ADOLPHUS BUTE, CREW MEMBER ON CHARLES DARWIN'S EXPEDITION Second Quarter of the 19th Century Engraved during the voyage of Charles Darwin aboard the H.M.S. Beagle. Both sides depict scenes from

Lot: 77 - "SUSAN'S TOOTH" SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY

"SUSAN'S TOOTH" SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY FREDERICK MYRICK Circa 1829 Obverse depicts the whaleship Susan cutting in, with a waifed whale at her stern and three whaleboats and a single harpooned whale off her bow. "The Susan on the coast of

Lot: 78 - COLLECTION OF THIRTY-TWO CARVED WHALE IVORY AND

COLLECTION OF THIRTY-TWO CARVED WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE BODKINS 19th Century In varied forms. Lengths from 2" to 4". Includes two wooden stands. The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 79 - PAIR OF BONE SERVING TONGS With relief ropework

PAIR OF BONE SERVING TONGS Possibly Nordic, 19th Century With relief ropework and foliate carvings. Length 11". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 80 - INDIA TRADE BONE AND EBONY GAMES BOX Contains

INDIA TRADE BONE AND EBONY GAMES BOX Mid-19th Century Contains sixteen ebony and sixteen elephant ivory chess pieces. Box top inlaid with bone and ebony checkerboard. Box height 1.75". Top 8.75" x 9". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 81 - FOUR IVORY AND BONE ITEMS An elephant ivory soap

FOUR IVORY AND BONE ITEMS 19th Century An elephant ivory soap box, a whale ivory pipe, a whale ivory butter knife and a miniature whalebone dagger. Length of butter knife 6". The Kobacker Collection.

Lot: 82 - WHIMSICAL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Whaling scene of

WHIMSICAL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Quarter of the 19th Century Whaling scene of three whales and six whaleboats that appear to be floating in air wraps around circumference of tooth. Three boats with cartoon-like speech bubbles: "Cut Line",

Lot: 83 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an active

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts an active whaling scene with distant whaleship, three whaleboats in the water and five whales. Coastline visible in distance at upper right of tooth. Closest whaleboat with one harpoon fast

Lot: 84 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts an American flagged three-masted sailing ship and the reverse depicts an American flagged two-masted sailing ship. Both ships with men on deck and in the rigging. Length

Lot: 85 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Both obverse

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Quarter of the 19th Century Both obverse and reverse executed in multiple bright colors. Obverse depicts a floral garland, a compass rose, a hex sign, a heart, a diamond and a full-length portrait of a

Lot: 86 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a full-length

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse with a full-length portrait of the female pirate Alwilda wearing a hat, jacket and tie and holding a sword overhead. A sash suspending a pistol and dagger is around her waist. Obverse with a

Lot: 87 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a man and woman standing next to a green foliate vine. Both are wearing green, blue and red clothing. Reverse with full-length portrait of a young lady wearing a red dress. Length

Lot: 88 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts "1776", a hex sign

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH First Half of the 19th Century Depicts "1776", a hex sign and "Nathl Healey". Length 7". Illustrated: Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales and Whalemen by E. Norman Flayderman (New Milford, Ct.: N. Flayderman & Co.,

Lot: 89 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse with a three-quarter-length portrait of a young lady wearing a red and green foliate-patterned dress. Reverse with an incomplete bust portrait of a woman wearing a shawl. "Ne fronti crede"

Lot: 90 - PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Beautifully

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Second Half of the 19th Century Beautifully executed pin-point work depicting circus scenes with horses, female acrobats and ringmasters holding whips. Rare subject to find on American scrimshaw. Lengths 6". The

Lot: 91 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Depicts a sailor in blue jacket and red vest holding a telescope in his left hand while standing on the deck of a vessel in front of a railing. The depiction of the decking and railing wraps

Lot: 92 - DECORATED SWORDFISH BILL SWORD Polychrome

DECORATED SWORDFISH BILL SWORD American, Late 19th/Early 20th Century Polychrome depiction of the Thacher Island Twin Lights, a two-masted ship, and an American flag. Length 38".

Lot: 93 - SET OF TEN WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY

SET OF TEN WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY KNIVES 19th Century Blades beautifully inset into handles with brass pins. Lengths approx. 6.5".

Lot: 94 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH With pinpoint decoration.

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century With pinpoint decoration. Obverse with a bust portrait of a woman and an image of a house. Reverse with a half-length portrait of a woman over a bust portrait of a woman. Rich patina. Length 4.5".

Lot: 95 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH First Half of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a sprig of flowers, "AMC", a basket of flowers, an eagle with a banner in its beak, and a full-length portrait of a woman in 1830s-style dress with a ship flying an

Lot: 96 - WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Walnut handle with whale

WHALEMAN-MADE DIPPER Mid-19th Century Walnut handle with whale ivory end carved in the form of a clenched fist holding a ring. Whale ivory heart-form mount conjoins handle and coconut shell bowl. Length 14.75".

Lot: 97 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts the

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH 19th Century Depicts the whaleship Phoenix flying American and other flags from her masts. "Phoenix 1842 New Bedford" in cartouche below ship. Reverse with "James Whitby" in script lettering. Length 4.75".

Lot: 98 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH One side with four

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century One side with four vignettes: a sun with face, three hippocampi, two angels holding horns flanking a crown and banners "Whaler Orion" and "Nantucket", and two clasped hands above "Unity". Other side

Lot: 99 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Obverse with

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Mid-19th Century Obverse with three vignettes: a sun rising above a spread-wing eagle, a three-masted ship under full sail, and a vacant banner above a three-masted ship under full sail. Reverse with a full-length

Lot: 100 - SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Depicts a full-length

SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Mid-19th Century Depicts a full-length portrait of a scantily clad belly dancer, probably inspired by the "Dance of the Seven Veils", Salome's performance in front of Herod II. Beautifully executed work. Length 18.75".

Lot: 101 - SCRIMSHAW BLACKFISH JAW One side with foliate

SCRIMSHAW BLACKFISH JAW 19th Century One side with foliate designs. Other side undecorated. Height 4.75". Length 18". Width 12".

Lot: 102 - WHALEBONE AND WOOD MEASURING STICK Striated wooden

WHALEBONE AND WOOD MEASURING STICK 19th Century Striated wooden rule with whalebone ends and nine inlaid whalebone diamonds. Length 36".

Lot: 103 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PARASOL HANDLE End in the form

CARVED WHALE IVORY PARASOL HANDLE 19th Century End in the form of a clenched fist holding a ring. Shaft with open rings where there was once ebony or baleen banding. Length 13".

Lot: 104 - CIRCULAR WHALEBONE AND BALEEN DITTY BOX WITH

CIRCULAR WHALEBONE AND BALEEN DITTY BOX WITH SCRIMSHAW DECORATION Mid-19th Century Cover with wooden top and whalebone sides. Box with wooden bottom and scrimshaw baleen sides depicting an American flag atop a lighthouse, trees, and a structure

Lot: 105 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a young

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a young girl holding a hoop and a man in a long black coat holding a cane. Reverse depicts a whaleship at sea under full sail. Length 6.25'.

Lot: 106 - PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both depict a man

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Mid-19th Century Both depict a man and a woman, one couple in colonial dress and the other in Mid-19th Century dress. Lengths 5". Mounted together on a walnut stand.

Lot: 107 - * UNPOLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH An old label affixed to

* UNPOLISHED WHALE'S TOOTH An old label affixed to one face inscribed in ink "From the Whale Ship Henry Morgan of New Bedford 1876 Jaw tooth". Length 6". *Per Federal regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and

Lot: 108 - DIMINUTIVE WHALEBONE SWIFT WITH SEWING BOX BASE

DIMINUTIVE WHALEBONE SWIFT WITH SEWING BOX BASE Mid-19th Century Swift with turned finial, slender shaft and turned adjustment knob with screw. Both finial and knob with red incised banding. Sewing box with whalebone feet and whalebone mount to

Lot: 109 - RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH

RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES ADOLPHUS BUTE, CREW MEMBER ON CHARLES DARWIN'S EXPEDITION Circa 1834 Engraved aboard the H.M.S. Beagle during Charles Darwin's expedition. Both sides depict scenes from the expedition.

Lot: 110 - OVAL RETICULATED PANBONE BASKET WITH MARQUETRY

OVAL RETICULATED PANBONE BASKET WITH MARQUETRY BASE American, Circa 1850 Sides with an intersecting semi-circle and circle design interrupted by rows of pierced triangles and diamonds. Original pine base with burlwood and rosewood marquetry inlay

Lot: 111 - OUTSTANDING SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK WITH WHALING

OUTSTANDING SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK WITH WHALING SCENE AND POEM American, Circa 1840 Whaling scene extends the full length of the busk, depicting from left to right a diving whale being pursued by a whaleboat carrying six whalemen, a breeching

Lot: 112 - EXCEPTIONAL SCRIMSHAW AND INLAID LAP DESK, ONCE

EXCEPTIONAL SCRIMSHAW AND INLAID LAP DESK, ONCE BELONGING TO CAPTAIN GEORGE DOUGLAS American, Circa 1840 In walnut with extensive polychrome scrimshaw whalebone and whale ivory inlay. Top, front and sides with whalebone string inlay, inlaid whale

Lot: 113 - VERTEBRA BATON With baleen knob and spacers.

VERTEBRA BATON 19th Century With baleen knob and spacers. Length 21.25". From the Folk Art & Americana Collection of Carl and Sonia Schmitt.

Lot: 114 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Multiple

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Mid-19th Century Multiple geometric designs and a basket of flowers executed in red, green and blue. Both ends are lobed. Length 12.75". From the Folk Art & Americana Collection of Carl and Sonia Schmitt.

Lot: 115 - SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts three sailing ships

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Dated 1860 Depicts three sailing ships off a coastal fort flying an American flag. Two of the ships are flying long pennants from the central mast and one is flying an American flag off the stern. Lobed end with stylized

Lot: 116 - SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts potted plants, a

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Mid-19th Century Depicts potted plants, a fort, a heart, four ships and an island lighthouse. Ships, fort and lighthouse all flying the British ensign. Foliate and geometric designs around perimeter. Length 15.25".

Lot: 117 - WHALEBONE-MOUNTED SPOKESHAVE Length 11.75".

WHALEBONE-MOUNTED SPOKESHAVE 19th Century Length 11.75". Provenance: Jean Montgomery Collection. Auction of the Montgomery Estate, June 1992, Lot #139. From the Folk Art & Americana Collection of Carl and Sonia Schmitt.

Lot: 118 - CARVED AND ENGRAVED WHALE IVORY PIPE TAMPER IN THE

CARVED AND ENGRAVED WHALE IVORY PIPE TAMPER IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S LEG American, Circa 1850 Carved as a leg bent in an "L" and wearing a high-heeled boot, with a flat end at thigh used to tamp a pipe. Sawtooth and pique border around the thigh.

Lot: 119 - WHALE IVORY BODKIN IN THE FORM OF A FISH Fish with

WHALE IVORY BODKIN IN THE FORM OF A FISH American, Third Quarter of the 19th Century Fish with beautifully articulated edges and tail, inlaid baleen eyes, large central inlaid baleen and silver disks, and inlaid baleen dots. Tapered shaft. Length

Lot: 120 - PIERCED WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CHILD'S RATTLE

PIERCED WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CHILD'S RATTLE Probably New England, 19th Century Whalebone drum-form rattle with pierced circles and incised lines. Whale ivory caps at both ends of rattle. Encases a small metal bell. Turned whalebone handle with

Lot: 121 - WHALE IVORY PUZZLE BOX IN THE SHAPE OF A WHALESHIP

WHALE IVORY PUZZLE BOX IN THE SHAPE OF A WHALESHIP HULL American, Mid-19th Century With large bowsprit and carved billethead. The top panel swings to the left, exposing a second panel that slides back on a notch to expose the carved-out hull.

Lot: 122 - WHALE IVORY DOUBLE BLOCK Length 2.5". Provenance:

WHALE IVORY DOUBLE BLOCK Probably American, Third Quarter of the 19th Century Length 2.5". Provenance: Sotheby's Americana Auction, June 17, 1998, Lot #709. From the Folk Art & Americana Collection of Carl and Sonia Schmitt.

Lot: 123 - BOXED WHALEBONE ALPHABET SET Cylindrical whalebone

BOXED WHALEBONE ALPHABET SET Mid-19th Century Cylindrical whalebone box with threaded lid. Polychrome engraved decoration on lid of "ABC" surrounding a floral sprig. Includes whalebone disks for letters A, B, C, D, E, G, H, L, M, N, O, P, R, U, V,

Lot: 124 - SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an active whaling

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK American, Circa 1850 Depicts an active whaling scene with four ships, five whaleboats and several whales. Scene is flanked on the left by the "Whalemen Coat of Arms", comprised of crossed whaling implements and a shield,

Lot: 125 - WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY DOLL'S BED With turned

WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY DOLL'S BED Circa 1850 With turned posts and scalloped head and foot boards. Height 10.4". Width 7.9". A very similar example, possibly this exact piece, is illustrated in Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales and

Lot: 126 - PAIR OF IMPORTANT "CARTOON" POLYCHROME WHALE'S

PAIR OF IMPORTANT "CARTOON" POLYCHROME WHALE'S TEETH Circa 1850 One tooth depicts two sailors in green shirts smoking pipes. The bearded sailor on the left is saying "Where shall I tell her to write to you, Jack?". The sailor on the right faces

Lot: 127 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Dated 1850 Obverse with full-length portrait of "Carolina" standing in front of an anchor and holding an American flag in her right hand. She is wearing a striped stress and an apron decorated with an image of

Lot: 128 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Quarter of the 19th Century Depicts a full-length portrait of a formally dressed woman wearing a blue scarf, a fringed cape, a red and blue polka-dotted skirt and yellow shoes. She has a stylized flower

Lot: 129 - PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Mid-19th Century Both with full-length portraits of young girls standing on black floors with red and green harlequin borders. One girl has a red flower in her hair and a red bow at her neck and holds a

Lot: 130 - EXCEPTIONAL SEVEN-WHEEL WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER

EXCEPTIONAL SEVEN-WHEEL WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER American, Last Quarter of the 19th Century Each side of the elongated teardrop-form handle with engraved rope pattern around perimeter and three abalone shell inlay. One end of handle with a

Lot: 131 - WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN UNICORN PIE CRIMPER Unicorn

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN UNICORN PIE CRIMPER American, Circa 1860 Unicorn with looped tail, inlaid baleen eyes and two horns that serve as a crimping fork. Fluted whale ivory wheel supported in the unicorn's front legs. Excellent deep patina. Length

Lot: 132 - WHALE IVORY AND EBONY PIE CRIMPER Ebony pistol

WHALE IVORY AND EBONY PIE CRIMPER American, Circa 1850 Ebony pistol grip handle with conforming whale ivory overlay and central mother-of-pearl diamond-shaped inlay. Whale ivory overlay at upper portion of handle with central mother-of-pearl and

Lot: 133 - CARVED WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER Openwork handle with

CARVED WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER American, Circa 1850 Openwork handle with wavy design at one end and a pair of arms at the other end that support a fluted whale ivory wheel. Fabulous dark age patina. Length 6.25". Provenance: Hyland Granby

Lot: 134 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Curved whale ivory

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER American, Circa 1860 Curved whale ivory handle with multiple geometric carvings. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Deep rich patina. Length 7". Similar examples appear in Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales and Whalemen by

Lot: 135 - PANBONE BASKET Flared sides comprised of

PANBONE BASKET Probably American, Mid-19th Century Flared sides comprised of crisscrossed staves. Staves affixed to whalebone rim and wooden base plate with metal pins. Height 5.5". Diameter 8". Provenance: Sotheby's Americana Auction, June 17,

Lot: 136 - EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE,

EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE, WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN DOUBLE SWIFT WITH ORIGINAL BOX American, Circa 1840 Turned whale ivory yarn cup with incised red and green lines. Turned whale ivory clamp in the form of a whale oil keg with

Lot: 137 - RARE DOUBLE SWIFT WITH BALEEN STAYS Exotic wood

RARE DOUBLE SWIFT WITH BALEEN STAYS 19th Century Exotic wood shaft with turned whale ivory collars, a whale ivory adjustment knob and baleen ring spacers. Turned and incised whale ivory yarn cup at top of shaft. Exotic wood barrel-form clamp.

Lot: 138 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Depicts a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE English, Circa 1830 Depicts a 120-gun British ship firing on French ships flanking its port and starboard, likely a scene documenting a naval engagement during the Napoleonic Wars. Additional ships and sailing

Lot: 139 - EIGHT SMALL BONE AND IVORY ITEMS Five elephant

EIGHT SMALL BONE AND IVORY ITEMS 19th Century Five elephant ivory barrel-form thread holders, two whalebone needle cases and an elephant ivory peeling tool. Lengths from 1.5" to 4". Provenance: The Joan Stephens Collection. Sotheby's, January

Lot: 140 - EXTREMELY RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE NAPOLEONIC

EXTREMELY RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME CARVED BONE BARREL MAKER French/English, Circa 1800 A well-articulated man wearing a black top hat, a bow tie, a formal red jacket and boots stands at the center of a domed

Lot: 141 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME CARVED BONE

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME CARVED BONE SWORD SHARPENER French/English, Circa 1800 Upper platform with a soldier wearing a tall hat, a long swept-back jacket and tall black boots standing at a sharpening wheel holding a sword in his hands

Lot: 142 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE SPINNING

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE SPINNING JENNY French/English, Circa 1790 Upper platform with five female figures in hats, one holding a baby and some with polychrome faces, standing around a beautifully pierced spinning wheel. Lower

Lot: 143 - PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH BY A

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH BY A CERES ARTISAN Second Quarter of the 19th Century One tooth depicts a woman with an American eagle perched on her shoulder and her left arm resting on an anchor. The eagle clasps a "Virtue Liberty And

Lot: 144 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH American, Mid-19th Century Depicts a full-length portrait of Lady Liberty draped in an American flag holding an American shield in her right hand and a staff topped with a Phrygian cap in her left hand. Length

Lot: 145 - WHALEBONE SEWING KNIFE IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S LEG

WHALEBONE SEWING KNIFE IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S LEG 19th Century Length 4.25".

Lot: 146 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts Winfield

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts Winfield Scott on horseback. Subject is identified in banner at tip as "M.G. Winfield Scott". Scott is in full dress uniform including a plumed hat. Reverse depicts standing Liberty wearing a

Lot: 147 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Images of three American

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH 19th Century Images of three American flagged sailing ships at sea and a distant hilly coastline wraps around the circumference of the tooth. The coastline is populated by three fortress-like buildings, each flying a large

Lot: 148 - SIGNED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Signed on tip "C.G.

SIGNED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Signed on tip "C.G. Tousey Sc". Obverse titled "Virginia Water" depicts the lake in Virginia Water, England, with the Chinese Fishing Temple at right and three large sailing vessels and several

Lot: 149 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH, POSSIBLY BY THE

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH, POSSIBLY BY THE CONNECTICUT CITYSCAPE ARTIST Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a British steam-sail sidewheeler entering an American port. Numerous figures depicted on the ship and on the fort off her bow. Reverse depicts a

Lot: 150 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts an American flagged three-masted warship passing a British fort. Reverse titled "Ruins of Balbec" depicts a landscape with ruins. Tightly executed work with fine details. Length 6".

Lot: 151 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH 19th Century Obverse with a three-quarter portrait of a young lady wearing Victorian dress and a hat with ribbons. Reverse with portrait of Liberty draped in an American flag, seated on a pedestal and holding a staff in her

Lot: 152 - * ENGRAVED AND RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse

* ENGRAVED AND RELIEF-CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH First Quarter of the 20th Century Obverse with a cartouche containing a relief-carved bust portrait of a gentleman. Engraved floral and foliate design surrounds cartouche. Reverse with a relief-carved

Lot: 153 - * WHALE'S TOOTH CARVED IN THE FORM OF AN EAGLE

* WHALE'S TOOTH CARVED IN THE FORM OF AN EAGLE Early 20th Century With engraved feathers. Length 7.25". *Per Federal regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.

Lot: 154 - * ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH A harbor scene, including

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH Early 20th Century A harbor scene, including a ship at dock and a fish shanty, wraps around the circumference of the tooth. Shanty is flying a large American flag and has a "Fish Oil" sign above its door. A figure in a hat

Lot: 155 - WHALEMAN-MADE ROLLING PIN Carved whale ivory

WHALEMAN-MADE ROLLING PIN Mid-19th Century Carved whale ivory acorn-form handles. Roller with alternating island wood and whale ivory banding. Length 13.75". Provenance: Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection.

Lot: 156 - WHALEMAN-MADE ROLLING PIN Boldly turned whale or

WHALEMAN-MADE ROLLING PIN Mid-19th Century Boldly turned whale or walrus ivory handles. Walnut roller. Length 13.25".

Lot: 157 - WHALE IVORY AND WOOD ROLLING PIN Beautifully

WHALE IVORY AND WOOD ROLLING PIN American, Mid-19th Century Beautifully turned whale ivory handles with incised bands colored with red sealing wax. Extremely heavy and dense tropical wood roller. Length 14.5". Includes contemporary stand.

Lot: 158 - TILT-TOP CANDLESTAND WITH WHALEBONE INLAY In dense

TILT-TOP CANDLESTAND WITH WHALEBONE INLAY Mid-19th Century In dense Cuban mahogany. Oval top with central whalebone pique inlay "HW" flanking a larger diamond design. Ebony and fruitwood line inlay around the perimeter. Baluster-turned pedestal

Lot: 159 - WHALEBONE FOLDING DRAFT SQUARE Length closed

WHALEBONE FOLDING DRAFT SQUARE Mid-19th Century Length closed 9.25".

Lot: 160 - MINIATURE OVAL SCRIMSHAW BALEEN DITTY BOX Lid band

MINIATURE OVAL SCRIMSHAW BALEEN DITTY BOX Mid-19th Century Lid band with foliate and ship design. Base depicts a monument, a tree, a house, a potted plant and an American three-masted sailing ship, with foliate banding along lower edge. Nicely

Lot: 161 - WHALEMAN-MADE CABINET-MAKER'S SCRIBE In mahogany

WHALEMAN-MADE CABINET-MAKER'S SCRIBE Mid-19th Century In mahogany with a light hardwood adjustable scribe line and a whalebone guide. Modified rectangular whale ivory plaque mounted on top. Length 2.75". Provenance: John Newton Marine Antiques,

Lot: 162 - RARE WOODEN LOG BOOK STAMP Made of oak. Stamps an

RARE WOODEN LOG BOOK STAMP Mid-19th Century Made of oak. Stamps an image of a sperm whale. Length 2.25". Provenance: John Newton Marine Antiques, Maine. The Eldridge Whaling Museum Collection, Chatham, Massachusetts.

Lot: 163 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE IVORY PIPE Carved in a geometric

SCRIMSHAW WHALE IVORY PIPE Mid-19th Century Carved in a geometric form. Marked on bowl "META". One side depicts a three-masted ship, with a smaller ship off the bow. Other faces with geometric and foliate designs interspersed with pinpoint borders.

Lot: 164 - PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WHALEBONE

PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WHALEBONE CANDLESTICKS Second Quarter of the 19th Century With drip pan below socle. Beautifully turned examples of hard-to-find items. Heights 5.5".

Lot: 165 - PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WHALEBONE

PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WHALEBONE CANDLESTICKS Mid-19th Century With graceful stems and nicely turned feet. A fine and rare item. Heights 7.75".

Lot: 166 - FINE WHALEMAN-MADE WATCH HUTCH WITH POLYCHROME

FINE WHALEMAN-MADE WATCH HUTCH WITH POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW DECORATION Mid-19th Century Wooden hutch with extensive whalebone, whale ivory and mother-of-pearl inlay. Scrolled broken arch pediment adorned with shells, mother-of-pearl inlay and a carved

Lot: 167 - WHALEMAN-MADE INLAID CRIBBAGE BOARD Fruitwood

WHALEMAN-MADE INLAID CRIBBAGE BOARD Mid-19th Century Fruitwood board with inlaid whale ivory track and mother-of-pearl floral vine. Raised on four carved whale ivory feet. Retains four carved whale ivory pegs. Underside of board with covered

Lot: 168 - WHALEBONE-INLAID VALUABLES BOX Mahogany box with

WHALEBONE-INLAID VALUABLES BOX Mid-19th Century Mahogany box with whalebone trim, whalebone inlay and four turned whalebone feet. Inlay in rectangular, diamond, quarter-fan, heart, leaf and other geometric shapes on top, front and sides. Top lifts

Lot: 169 - RETICULATED PANBONE BASKET Constructed of seven

RETICULATED PANBONE BASKET Mid-19th Century Constructed of seven arched panels joined with cylindrical staves affixed to a heptagonal base. Each panel with a pierced stylized butterfly design surrounding letters that spell out "Lauretta", the name

Lot: 170 - WHALEMAN-MADE CARVED WHALEBONE SAILBOAT TOY Manned

WHALEMAN-MADE CARVED WHALEBONE SAILBOAT TOY Third Quarter of the 19th Century Manned sailboat set into a box with handle at side that rocks the boat. Finely detailed with long bowsprit, barrels, rigging, rudder, "waves", etc. Height 4". Length

Lot: 171 - RARE AND IMPORTANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE

RARE AND IMPORTANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Mid-19th Century Titled at upper border "A Whaling Scene in the Indian Ocean". Depicts an active whaling scene of two whaleships, five whaleboats and eight whales. Whaleship on left is in the

Lot: 172 - SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Depicts a three-masted

SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE Mid-19th Century Depicts a three-masted sailing ship at dock. Nicely detailed rigging. 8.5" x 8.25".

Lot: 173 - LARGE AND IMPORTANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE

LARGE AND IMPORTANT POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW PANBONE PLAQUE English, Circa 1830-1835 Depicts a South Seas whaling scene of the British ship Argus of London, two whaleboats, a whale and a distant volcano. The Argus is flying a red flag from the center

Lot: 174 - WHALEMAN-MADE SEAM RUBBER Carved faceted whale

WHALEMAN-MADE SEAM RUBBER Mid-19th Century Carved faceted whale ivory knop, turned whalebone handle and whalebone blade. Scrimshaw engraving on blade and knop. Knop depicts a sailor, a horse and a two-masted schooner. Blade depicts sailing ships on

Lot: 175 - SAILOR-MADE ELEPHANT IVORY SALT BOX With hanging

SAILOR-MADE ELEPHANT IVORY SALT BOX Mid-19th Century With hanging hook in the form of a whale's tail and deal pine hinged top. Scrimshaw engraving around box depicts "1862" in a banner, a ship flying multi-national flags, a woman holding a stemmed

Lot: 176 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Carved from a

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Mid-19th Century Carved from a single piece of whalebone. Beautifully turned handle. Length 6".

Lot: 177 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SERVING MALLET Length

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SERVING MALLET Mid-19th Century Length 5.25".

Lot: 178 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE BELAYING PIN Upper portion

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE BELAYING PIN Mid-19th Century Upper portion with incised lines. Rich patina. Length 14.25".

Lot: 179 - LARGE WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE FID With incised

LARGE WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE FID Mid-19th Century With incised lines at one end. Length 14.25".

Lot: 180 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE FID With knop, incised

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE FID Mid-19th Century With knop, incised lines and drilled hole. Length 9.25".

Lot: 181 - WHALEBONE-TURNED BELAYING PIN With three incised

WHALEBONE-TURNED BELAYING PIN 19th Century With three incised lines at top end. Nice patina. Length 15.75". Provenance: John Newton Marine Antiques, Maine.

Lot: 182 - WHALEBONE FID With beautifully turned knop.

WHALEBONE FID Mid-19th Century With beautifully turned knop. Exhibits oil and grease staining from use on a whaleship. Length 8.75". Provenance: John Newton Marine Antiques, Maine.

Lot: 183 - WHALEBONE SERVING MALLET Length 7.75". Provenance:

WHALEBONE SERVING MALLET Mid-19th Century Length 7.75". Provenance: Paul DeCoste.

Lot: 184 - RARE WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SPOKE SHAVE With

RARE WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE SPOKE SHAVE Mid-19th Century With steel blade and guides. Length 12". Width 2.25". Provenance: Paul DeCoste.

Lot: 185 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE CASK MEASURE AND STRAIGHT

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE CASK MEASURE AND STRAIGHT EDGE Mid-19th Century Cask measure with hash marks labeled "2", "1/2", "1/3" and "1/4". Length 36". Straight edge inscribed "Zadock Snow" and labeled with three hash marks. Length 12".

Lot: 186 - RARE WHALEBONE LOG BOOK STAMP Bottom stamps a

RARE WHALEBONE LOG BOOK STAMP Mid-19th Century Bottom stamps a sperm whale and side stamps a whale's tail. Collection or museum deaccession number on side. Length 1.5". Illustrated in Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales and Whalemen by E.

Lot: 187 - SMALL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WHISTLE One side

SMALL SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WHISTLE First Half of the 19th Century One side with "Whitby" and other side with "A. Winter". Diamond and pique design along top. Brass mouthpiece collar affixed to base of tooth, allowing air to flow through to a

Lot: 188 - RARE TURNED WHALEBONE CASK BUNG With two incised

RARE TURNED WHALEBONE CASK BUNG Mid-19th Century With two incised lines and two deep grooves. Length 3.25". Provenance: Ryan Cooper, Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts.

Lot: 189 - THREE WHALEBONE FIDS All with incised and carved

THREE WHALEBONE FIDS 19th Century All with incised and carved ends. Lengths from 4.75" to 7.25".

Lot: 190 - NANTUCKET STYLE CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER

NANTUCKET STYLE CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Beautifully turned handle with incised lines colored with red sealing wax. Whale ivory fluted wheel. Length 6.25". Provenance: John Newton Marine Antiques, Maine.

Lot: 191 - UNUSUAL WHALEBONE GAUGED SEAM RUBBER Both ends

UNUSUAL WHALEBONE GAUGED SEAM RUBBER Mid-19th Century Both ends carved with notches. Length 6.25". Provenance: R. Levett.

Lot: 192 - WHALEBONE FID With two incised lines. Length 11".

WHALEBONE FID Mid-19th Century With two incised lines. Length 11". Provenance: David Place.

Lot: 193 - PAIR OF WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCKS Lengths 3". Widths

PAIR OF WHALEBONE DOUBLE BLOCKS Mid-19th Century Lengths 3". Widths 2". Depths 1.25". Provenance: Estate of Captain C. Pierce. John Newton Marine Antiques, Maine.

Lot: 194 - WHALEBONE SNATCH BLOCK Retains old manila line.

WHALEBONE SNATCH BLOCK Mid-19th Century Retains old manila line. Length 5". Width 2.25". Depth 1". Provenance: J. Cobb, Captain's Quarters.

Lot: 195 - SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER With sawtooth

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Mid-19th Century With sawtooth design on handle. Length 5".

Lot: 196 - CARVED WHALEBONE BODKIN End carved in the form of

CARVED WHALEBONE BODKIN Mid-19th Century End carved in the form of a clenched fist with detailed rope carving around wrist and upper sleeve. Length 5.25".

Lot: 197 - THREE SAILOR-MADE ITEMS A whalebone fid with

THREE SAILOR-MADE ITEMS Second Half of the 19th Century A whalebone fid with mother-of-pearl panels and a sterling silver cap, a small whalebone fid with incised red lines, and a carved whalebone sewing implement with geometric designs and end in

Lot: 198 - CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH CANE HANDLE In the form of a

CARVED WHALE'S TOOTH CANE HANDLE 19th Century In the form of a phallus with baleen cap and inset baleen sawtooth design around circumference of base. Retains original mounting screw. Length 3.25".

Lot: 199 - TWO CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBERS One with inset

TWO CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBERS Mid-19th Century One with inset whalebone blade. Both with octagonal handles and faceted ends. Provenance: Brian Cullity, Sandwich, Massachusetts. West Sea Company, California.

Lot: 200 - CARVED WHALEBONE WHISTLE In a simple geometric

CARVED WHALEBONE WHISTLE Mid-19th Century In a simple geometric form with incised bands. Cork collar near mouthpiece. Length 3.5". Mounted on a contemporary wooden stand. Height including stand 5".

Lot: 201 - SAILOR-MADE WHALEBONE AND COCONUT SHELL

SAILOR-MADE WHALEBONE AND COCONUT SHELL DIPPER/SPOON American, Circa 1860 Coconut shell bowl attached by four metal pins to a beautifully carved whalebone handle. Wonderful age patina. Length 13.25". Includes contemporary base. Provenance:

Lot: 202 - WHALEBONE CASK MEASURE With four metal inlays and

WHALEBONE CASK MEASURE Mid-19th Century With four metal inlays and incised measuring lines. Length 36".

Lot: 203 - SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE LECLUSE First Half of the 19th Century Depicts three portraits of women. Upper portion with a full-length portrait of Britannia wearing a plumed hat and holding a shield and British flag. Lion's mask at

Lot: 204 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Second Quarter of the 19th Century Depicts a star, a stern view of a sailing vessel, a geometric design, "Mary Adams", a house, a palm tree, a church and three Masonic emblems. Executed in red and sepia tones.

Lot: 205 - SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts geometric design

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Mid-19th Century Depicts geometric design within a foliate garland; an anchor; a two-masted sailing ship flying a pennant; two baskets of flowers; 'J.A.M.T.'; a tree; and 'Forget Me Not' within a foliate garland. Images

Lot: 206 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Together with

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK American, Mid-19th Century Together with a scrimshaw whale's tooth with faint bust portrait of a woman on obverse, 'Marion' on reverse and a faint sawtooth border encircling the base. Length 3.75'. Wonderful folk

Lot: 207 - SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts hearts, trees and

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Mid-19th Century Depicts hearts, trees and geometric designs. Length 12.75". Includes contemporary stand.

Lot: 208 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Mid-19th Century Depicts a sunburst and full-length portraits of a young woman, a man, a man and woman, and another woman. Executed in black and red. Length 13".

Lot: 209 - SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts a crown and crossed

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Mid-19th Century Depicts a crown and crossed flags; a building; a statue of a figure on horseback marked on the statue's base "KWIII" (possibly standing for King William III); "JL"; a gaffed-rig sloop off a British fort; and a

Lot: 210 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Mid-19th Century Depicts an English royal crest; a three-masted sailing ship; a rose; an anchor; a man and woman; a lyre; and a central whaling scene with whaleship, three whaleboats and five whales, one of which

Lot: 211 - SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Obverse depicts a tree, an

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK First Half of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a tree, an eagle and a sunburst, all separated by geometric and flowering vine bands. Reverse with a foliate design and two verses: "Freely take this gift of mine, the gift and

Lot: 212 - SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Depicts two circles

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Mid-19th Century Depicts two circles enclosing stars; a basket of flowers; stylized flowers; a fan design; a vacant cartouche with foliate surround; a basket of flowers; and a star enclosing a circle. Length 13.5'.

Lot: 213 - POLYCHROME WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING ALWILDA, THE

POLYCHROME WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING ALWILDA, THE FEMALE PIRATE Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts Alwilda wearing black pants, white shoes and a red sash over a long coat with black bodice, white collar, black and white checkered skirt and red fringe.

Lot: 214 - PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Circa 1850 Both with portraits of ships of the line on the obverse, one ship flying the Royal Navy flag and one flying a French flag. Reverse of one tooth with a portrait of a three-masted ship flying the

Lot: 215 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse engraved with

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Circa 1831 Obverse engraved with inscription "This Tooth Taken from a Whale That Yielded 60 bbls of Sperm oil by the Sarah-Elizabeth In the Latitude of 31.00N Longitude 154E September 17th 1831". Reverse with scene of the

Lot: 216 - PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Obverse

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Mid-19th Century Obverse of one tooth depicts an unusual red star and circle design above two images of three-masted sailing ships, one flying multiple flags and pennants and one in wavy seas. Reverse

Lot: 217 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a dramatic

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a dramatic naval engagement between a British and an American ship, with billowing smoke surrounding the ships and the American ship dismasted. Reverse depicts a whaleboat carrying five

Lot: 218 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a flowering plant, a fort with lighthouse and an American flagged brig. Reverse depicts a flowering plant and two eagles with shields. Length 6.75".

Lot: 219 - PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH One tooth depicts

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Mid-19th Century One tooth depicts a gaucho on both obverse and reverse, and a rose and a cat on one edge. Other tooth with a full-length portrait of a woman holding flowers on obverse, a Scottish soldier in plaid on

Lot: 220 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts an American flagged two-masted sailing ship with a long pennant flying from the stern mast. Reverse with a bust portrait of a young woman with her right hand resting upon a book. Finely

Lot: 221 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse with a half-length portrait of a woman holding a book. Reverse with three vignettes: a half-length portrait of a woman, a man seated on an Empire sofa and a lion attacking a snake. Length

Lot: 222 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with a

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Early 20th Century Obverse with a three-quarter portrait of a seated woman resting her arm on a table. Reverse with a full-length portrait of a boy. Inscribed on edge "Cameo 1908". Length 5.75".

Lot: 223 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRITANNIA ENGRAVER First Half of the 19th Century Titled on edge "Elizabeth of London". Obverse depicts a whaleship in wavy seas off a mountainous island. Reverse depicts a whaleship flying the

Lot: 224 - INTRICATELY CARVED BONE MONUMENT MODEL, PROBABLY

INTRICATELY CARVED BONE MONUMENT MODEL, PROBABLY NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR Early 19th Century Similar in form to the Vendôme Column and Roman triumphal columns, with a primary column set on a stepped monumental base. Column topped with a

Lot: 225 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BOMBÉ CHEST In

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BOMBÉ CHEST English/French, Early 19th Century In walnut with bone banding and geometric inlay. Three drawers with bone facings. French splayed feet. Height 6". Width 8.5". Depth 5.25".

Lot: 226 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE DOMINO SET

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE DOMINO SET AND BOOK-FORM BOX English/French, Early 19th Century Hinged box with inlaid shell circles and carved design of concentric rings. Includes twenty-eight dominoes with central incised lines colored

Lot: 227 - TWO NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CASED DOMINO SETS

TWO NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CASED DOMINO SETS Early 19th Century Bone cases with geometric decoration and sliding lids. Cases contain partial sets of bone dominoes. Box heights approx. 1". Lengths approx. 3".

Lot: 228 - EXCEPTIONALLY RARE CIVIL WAR PRISONER-OF-WAR

EXCEPTIONALLY RARE CIVIL WAR PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE ARTILLERY FORTIFICATION DISPLAY Circa 1861-1865 Possibly Confederate. Incredibly detailed display includes four cannons on carriages attached to limbers, and four double caissons, all

Lot: 229 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW-WORK CYLINDER-TOP

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW-WORK CYLINDER-TOP TRAVEL DESK French/English, Early 19th Century With allover geometric design, with some polychrome elements. Domed section at top lifts to reveal a mirror and two lidded compartments. Cylinder

Lot: 230 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW-WORK PICTURE

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR STRAW-WORK PICTURE French/English, Early 19th Century Depicts a harbor scene with a three-masted ship at center. Illegible banner at lower margin. Housed in an old frame, possibly period. Framed 14.25" x 19.25".

Lot: 231 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME STRAW-WORK

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME STRAW-WORK LIFT-TOP DRESSING BOX French/English, Early 19th Century Top with foliate design surrounding a vase of flowers. All four sides with central diamond-shaped landscape cartouches surrounded by foliate

Lot: 232 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME STRAW-WORK

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME STRAW-WORK LIFT-TOP DRESSING BOX French/English, Early 19th Century Top depicts a city harbor view. Original mirror mounted to interior of lid. Compartmented interior with colorful design. Height 2.5". Width

Lot: 233 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE SPINNING

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE SPINNING JENNY French/English, Circa 1800 Upper platform with two female figures in hats, a baby in a cradle and a spinning wheel. Lower platform with hand crank and gears that drive the two female figures and

Lot: 234 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A 2ND

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A 2ND RATE 72-GUN SHIP OF THE LINE English/French, Circa 1800 Hull built up with a wood plug and planked in bone with ebonized waist and gunport bands. Pierced, cut and rigged with two decks of gunports,

Lot: 235 - NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A 2ND

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A 2ND RATE 72-GUN SHIP English/French, Circa 1795 A slightly primitive model. Hull built up with a wood plug and planked in bone with ebonized waist and gunport bands. Pierced, cut and rigged with two decks

Lot: 236 - BONE MODEL OF AN AMERICAN PRIVATEER Hull and deck

BONE MODEL OF AN AMERICAN PRIVATEER American, Circa 1812-1830 Hull and deck planked in whalebone. Rigged with guns, masts, wheel, and standing and running rigging. Includes stand. Height on stand 26.75". Length 35".

Lot: 237 - A FINE NEAR-SCALE MODEL OF THE AMERICAN PRIVATEER

A FINE NEAR-SCALE MODEL OF THE AMERICAN PRIVATEER ALEXANDER 19th Century In bone, ivory and brass. Model height 23.5". Length 23". Width 11". Case height 31". Length 27". Width 16.5". In Edgar Stanton MacLay's A History of American

Lot: 238 - CARVED BONE MODEL OF A WHALEBOAT Made by Captain

CARVED BONE MODEL OF A WHALEBOAT 19th Century Made by Captain Elhy F. Turner. Finely detailed model complete with anchor, two whaleboats on davits, rigging, etc. Height 7.5". Length 10.5". Includes wooden base and glass dome.

Lot: 239 - BONE MODEL OF A WHALESHIP Hull planked and pinned

BONE MODEL OF A WHALESHIP American, Late 19th or Early 20th Century Hull planked and pinned in bone over a wood plug. Fitted with a billethead at the bow and a vacant name board at the stern. Decks detailed with foredeck, pin and fife rails,

Lot: 240 - EXTRAORDINARY WHALEMAN-MADE SWIFT Possibly a

EXTRAORDINARY WHALEMAN-MADE SWIFT Second Quarter of the 19th Century Possibly a one-of-a-kind piece. Whalebone base in the form of a two-story building, possibly a replica of a town building or customs house, surrounded by a chain link fence with

Lot: 241 - WHALEMAN-MADE SINGLE SWIFT Whalebone shaft and

WHALEMAN-MADE SINGLE SWIFT Mid-19th Century Whalebone shaft and stays. Turned whale ivory yarn cup and adjustment slide, both with deep blue and red incised lines. Exquisitely carved whale ivory clamp in the form of a clenched fist, with a circular

Lot: 242 - WHALEMAN-MADE SINGLE SWIFT Turned whale ivory yarn

WHALEMAN-MADE SINGLE SWIFT Mid-19th Century Turned whale ivory yarn cup and clamp with incised red bands. Whalebone shaft. Swift cage with whalebone stays. Height 23.75". Cage diameter 20". Includes stand.

Lot: 243 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALE IVORY SEWING CLAMP PINCUSHION

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALE IVORY SEWING CLAMP PINCUSHION Mid-19th Century Clamp beautifully carved in a geometric design. Height approx. 3.25". Length 2.75".

Lot: 244 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a whaleboat in the act of harpooning a whale. Reverse depicts a three-masted sailing ship. Floral and foliate garland encircles tip. Length 3.5".

Lot: 245 - PAIR OF LARGE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS

PAIR OF LARGE POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS Mid-19th Century Depict an eagle, a family, flowers, a soldier standing beside a horse, a three-masted ship, sheep, a dog, a military figure on horseback, a snake, women in Victorian dress, a man

Lot: 246 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Obverse depicts a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Second Half of the 19th Century Obverse depicts a sprig of flowers, a heart, a geometric band, a potted plant, a hex sign, an American flagged whaleship, an oval cartouche inscribed "Walrus Tusk", and a topsail

Lot: 247 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Obverse inscribed

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Late 19th Century Obverse inscribed "Taken in the Arctic June 6th 1878" at tip and "Brig D.A. Small Provincetown" at center. Depicts the Odd Fellows emblem, an American shield, a bust portrait of a man, an eye, a

Lot: 248 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Obverse depicts

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK Third Quarter of the 19th Century Obverse depicts two children, a woman praying, and a young man and woman in conversation. Reverse depicts a young woman holding an umbrella and a woman seated at a telegraph

Lot: 249 - CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Simplistic handle

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Second Half of the 19th Century Simplistic handle with raised fleur-de-lis. Fluted wheel. Length 7".

Lot: 250 - WHALEMAN-MADE WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER Handle with

WHALEMAN-MADE WALRUS IVORY PIE CRIMPER Mid-19th Century Handle with two island wood bands at center. Crimping fork and fluted wheel at one end of handle. Length 6".

Lot: 251 - EARLY NANTUCKET-STYLE WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER With

EARLY NANTUCKET-STYLE WHALEBONE PIE CRIMPER First Half of the 19th Century With nicely turned handle and fluted wheel. Length 6". Provenance: John Rinaldi, Maine.

Lot: 252 - PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE KNITTING NEEDLES Brown

PAIR OF WHALEMAN-MADE KNITTING NEEDLES Mid-19th Century Brown hardwood shafts with whale ivory finials, and island wood, baleen and whale ivory banding. Lengths 15.5".

Lot: 253 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE PESTLE Length 10".

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE PESTLE 19th Century Length 10".

Lot: 254 - * WHALE EAR BONE 4.5" x 3.5". *Per Federal

* WHALE EAR BONE 4.5" x 3.5". *Per Federal regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.

Lot: 255 - BONE DICE GAME Includes a cup and a single dice.

BONE DICE GAME Dated 1885 Includes a cup and a single dice. Cup engraved with numerals in vertical columns. Dated 1885 on underside. Height 2.25".

Lot: 256 - COLLECTION OF ELEVEN WHALEBONE BODKINS One with

COLLECTION OF ELEVEN WHALEBONE BODKINS Last Half of the 19th Century One with turned wooden handle. Lengths from 2.75" to 5.25".

Lot: 257 - COLLECTION OF BODKINS AND OTHER UTILITARIAN ITEMS

COLLECTION OF BODKINS AND OTHER UTILITARIAN ITEMS Mid-19th Century All made from whale ivory and whalebone. Includes four bodkins, a three-blade pocket knife, a small pie crimper with fluted wheel and serrated end, and a parasol handle with

Lot: 258 - TWO BODKINS Both with nice patina. 1) Carved

TWO BODKINS Mid-19th Century Both with nice patina. 1) Carved whalebone bodkin with ball in cage flanked by geometric plinths. Incised geometric and circular decoration. Length 5.5". 2) Carved whale ivory bodkin with faceted end. Length 4".

Lot: 259 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts the famous

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH First Half of the 19th Century Obverse depicts the famous battle between the U.S.S. Constitution and the H.M.S. Guerriere. Reverse inscribed "USS Constitution In Action With HMS Guerrier [ sic] 20 August 1812". Length 5".

Lot: 260 - PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Mid-19th Century Both with images of ships sailing on a blue sea. One depicts a ship of the line flying a British flag off the stern. The other depicts a whaleship with three whaleboats on davits.

Lot: 261 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts "Alwilda The

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Depicts "Alwilda The Female Pirate" holding a sword above her head in her right hand and resting her left hand on her hip. Titled at base. The image closely resembles the portrait of Alwilda in The Pirates

Lot: 262 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Late 19th Century Obverse depicts a three-masted ship at sea flying pennants from each of its masts. Reverse depicts an eagle with an American flag, shield and "E. Pluribus Unum" banner perched on an anchor that is entwined

Lot: 263 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts an eagle

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Late 19th Century Obverse depicts an eagle on the back of a lion. Edge and reverse depict another eagle in flight. A vine of bellflowers wraps around the tooth. Illegible signature near base of obverse. Length 6".

Lot: 264 - PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Both with stylized

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Second Half of the 19th Century Both with stylized pinpoint full-length portraits of young ladies. Lengths 5.5".

Lot: 265 - LARGE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a

LARGE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Depicts a three-masted whaleship running before the wind. Length 8.25".

Lot: 266 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Titled the "Young Wife" in

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Titled the "Young Wife" in a banner at base. Depicts a woman holding a child in a landscape. Geometric design below banner. Length 6".

Lot: 267 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Second Half of the 19th Century Obverse with bust portrait of a young woman wearing a red necklace and with red flowers and green leaves in her hair. Above the portrait is a red, green and black swag design with

Lot: 268 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse with scene of a three-masted sailing ship at sea. Scene is framed within a foliate arch with a shield and two American flags at top. Reverse with scene of a Scotsman in a landscape with

Lot: 269 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts cherubs, "1860",

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH 19th Century Depicts cherubs, "1860", an eagle and a bust portrait of a gentleman identified as "Warren". Bust portrait surrounded by foliate vines and cherubs. Length 6.75".

Lot: 270 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a ship

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Obverse depicts a ship under full sail flying pennants and a British flag. Reverse depicts a flowering shrub in an urn. Possibly retains some traces of polychroming. Carved concentric rings encircle base.

Lot: 271 - SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts the Rhode Island

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Depicts the Rhode Island state symbol comprised of a woman leaning against an anchor and a banner with "Hope". Length 6".

Lot: 272 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Depicts a

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century Depicts a full-length portrait of a woman flanked by foliate vines. Length 4.75".

Lot: 273 - * SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a

* SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH 20th Century Obverse depicts a three-masted sailing ship. Reverse depicts an eagle with an American flag perched atop an anchor that leans against a cannon. Length 5". * Per Federal Regulation, this item may only be

Lot: 274 - * ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse with oval

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH 20th Century Obverse with oval vignette of a naval battle titled "June 9, 1864 The End of the Confederate Raider Alabama" in a ribbon that surrounds the vignette. Reverse with jugate portraits of "Winslow of the Kearsage"

Lot: 275 - WHALEBONE CANE Facted octagonal handle. Island

WHALEBONE CANE Mid-19th Century Facted octagonal handle. Island wood collar. Upper 8" of shaft is octagonal; remainder is cylindrical. Length 35.25".

Lot: 276 - WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED AND CARVED WHALEBONE CANE

WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED AND CARVED WHALEBONE CANE Mid-19th Century Upper two-thirds of shaft with ring and twist carvings. Nice patina. Length 36.25".

Lot: 277 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE Whale

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE Mid-19th Century Whale ivory handle in the form of a clenched fist with cuffed sleeve. Collar comprised of two baleen bands and one whale ivory band. Tapered whalebone shaft fitted with brass tip. Length

Lot: 278 - WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE

WHALEMAN-MADE WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY CANE Mid-19th Century Turk's-head knot handle. Rope-turned shaft with three island wood bands. Length 35.25".

Lot: 279 - WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Carved whale ivory turk's-head

WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Mid-19th Century Carved whale ivory turk's-head knot handle. Turned whalebone shaft. Length 32.75".

Lot: 280 - WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Carved walrus ivory whale-form

WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Mid-19th Century Carved walrus ivory whale-form handle. Banded whale ivory and baleen shaft. Turned whalebone tip. Length 32.25".

Lot: 281 - WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Carved whale ivory turk's-head

WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Mid-19th Century Carved whale ivory turk's-head knot handle. Octagonal wooden collar and stem with geometric mother-of-pearl, American silver and whale ivory inlay. Turned and tapered wooden shaft fitted with whale ivory ferrule.

Lot: 282 - WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Whale ivory handle with red and

WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Mid-19th Century Whale ivory handle with red and black incised lines. Exotic wood shaft with a wide whale ivory band at top and thorn carvings down length. Fitted with a brass ferrule. Length 34".

Lot: 283 - WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Turned whale ivory handle with

WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Mid-19th Century Turned whale ivory handle with mother-of-pearl inset. Island wood and whale ivory banded collar. Tapered hardwood shaft fitted with a whalebone ferrule. Length 36.25".

Lot: 284 - WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Whale ivory knob handle. Collar

WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Mid-19th Century Whale ivory knob handle. Collar with two baleen bands. Tapered whalebone shaft with brass ferrule. Length 34.5".

Lot: 285 - WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Turned whale ivory knob handle.

WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Mid-19th Century Turned whale ivory knob handle. Whalebone shaft tapers from an octagon to a cylinder. Length 32.25".

Lot: 286 - THREE CANES AND A POINTER Two canes and pointer

THREE CANES AND A POINTER Late 19th Century Two canes and pointer made from shark vertebrae. Third cane with banded steer horn. Lengths from 18.25" to 35.5".

Lot: 287 - CANE MADE FROM RECLAIMED WOOD OFF THE U.S.S.

CANE MADE FROM RECLAIMED WOOD OFF THE U.S.S. CONSTITUTION 19th Century Turned elephant ivory handle. Copper collar engraved "Old Ironsides 1796". Walnut shaft broken, with lower half missing. Length 24". Purchased at a storage locker auction.

Lot: 288 - WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WHALEBONE CANE HANDLE In a

WHALEMAN-MADE TURNED WHALEBONE CANE HANDLE Mid-19th Century In a simplistic orb form. Length 5.25".

Lot: 289 - WHALEBONE AND HORN BANDED CANE Horn handle in the

WHALEBONE AND HORN BANDED CANE 19th Century Horn handle in the form of a bird's head with a single inset eye. Length 33.75".

Lot: 290 - WHALE IVORY AND WOOD CANE Whale ivory knop handle.

WHALE IVORY AND WOOD CANE Mid-19th Century Whale ivory knop handle. Hardwood shaft fitted with metal ferrule. Length 35".

Lot: 291 - WHALE DISPLAY PLAQUE BY WHALEMAN GEORGE A. GRANT

WHALE DISPLAY PLAQUE BY WHALEMAN GEORGE A. GRANT Early 20th Century Eight carved and painted half-body whale silhouettes mounted to plywood painted blue-green. Each whale is identified on a label beneath the silhouette. Label on back inscribed

Lot: 292 - COLLECTION OF WHALEBONE ITEMS Together with a

COLLECTION OF WHALEBONE ITEMS 19th Century Together with a petrified shark's tooth. Whalebone items include four clothespins, eleven carved letters of the alphabet, a leg-form pocketknife, four butter knives, four sewing implements and a hand-form

Lot: 293 - SHARK JAW Possibly from a bull shark. Complete

SHARK JAW Early 20th Century Possibly from a bull shark. Complete with rows of teeth. Surfaces varnished. Height 9". Width 13".

Lot: 294 - COLLECTION OF WHALER AND SAILOR ITEMS Includes two

COLLECTION OF WHALER AND SAILOR ITEMS Late 19th Century Includes two carved whale ivory bodkins, a carved fruitwood sailmaker needlecase and a coin silver ladle with twisted baleen handle. Cylindrical two-part needlecase with incised ring design.

Lot: 295 - * TWO VOLUMES ON SCRIMSHAW AND WHALING 1)

* TWO VOLUMES ON SCRIMSHAW AND WHALING 1) Flayderman, E. Norman, Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales and Whalemen. New Milford, Ct.: N. Flayderman & Co., Inc., 1972. From the author's personal edition, numbered 19 of 150. Signed by the author.

Lot: 296 - THREE BRANDY DIPPERS Two in whalebone and one with

THREE BRANDY DIPPERS 19th Century Two in whalebone and one with whalebone handle and fruitwood bowl. Probably whaleman-made. Lengths from 3.75" to 6.75".

Lot: 297 - PAIR OF WHALEBONE BRANDY LADLES Possibly

PAIR OF WHALEBONE BRANDY LADLES 19th Century Possibly whaleman-made. Lengths approx. 6.5". Includes contemporary stand. Provenance: Barbara Johnson Collection. Rafael Osona auction.

Lot: 298 - PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE GLOVE STRETCHERS With

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE GLOVE STRETCHERS Dated 1866 With foliate and ribbon decoration. Inscribed "Mother" on one side and "1866" on the other side. Length 7".

Lot: 299 - TWO CARVED WHALEBONE ITEMS 1) Bodkin with clenched

TWO CARVED WHALEBONE ITEMS Mid-19th Century 1) Bodkin with clenched fist end and a ball in cage shaft. Length 4.25". 2) Hand-form oddment. Length 2.5".

Lot: 300 - PAIR OF WHALEBONE OPERA GLASSES Optics in working

PAIR OF WHALEBONE OPERA GLASSES Second Half of the 19th Century Optics in working order. Length 2.75". Width 4.25".

Lot: 301 - WHALEBONE AND COCONUT SHELL LADLE Carved whalebone

WHALEBONE AND COCONUT SHELL LADLE Mid-19th Century Carved whalebone handle and coconut shell bowl. Length 9.75".

Lot: 302 - HORN, WALRUS IVORY AND WOOD GOBLET Beautifully

HORN, WALRUS IVORY AND WOOD GOBLET Mid-19th Century Beautifully formed flute-style horn bowl on a delicate turned walrus ivory footed stem with exotic wood banding.

Lot: 303 - ENGRAVED POWDER HORN Made from steer horn.

ENGRAVED POWDER HORN First Half of the 19th Century Made from steer horn. Engraved with eleven sailing vessels. Length 11".

Lot: 304 - ENGRAVED POWDER HORN Made from steer horn.

ENGRAVED POWDER HORN First Half of the 19th Century Made from steer horn. Incredibly detailed engraving of numerous sailing vessels and buildings. Length 12". Provenance: Ryan Cooper, Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts.

Lot: 305 - ENGRAVED BOX MADE FROM A SECTION OF BOAR TUSK

ENGRAVED BOX MADE FROM A SECTION OF BOAR TUSK Early 20th Century Central oval vignette depicting a naval battle is surrounded by ribbons, a unicorn, two flags, a cannon, cannonballs, etc. Vignette rests upon an image of a presentation shelf with

Lot: 306 - POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW BLACKFISH JAWBONE Both sides

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW BLACKFISH JAWBONE Mid-19th Century Both sides with similar decoration of a woman holding a British flag with an American and unknown flag at her sides and a cannon at her feet. Both sides with a wreath enclosing "A.R." above

Lot: 307 - KNIFE WITH WHALE'S TOOTH HANDLE Tempered steel

KNIFE WITH WHALE'S TOOTH HANDLE Last Quarter of the 19th Century Tempered steel blade stamped "H". Includes tooled leather sheath. Length 6.75".

Lot: 308 - PUZZLE BOX Walnut box with two carved whalebone

PUZZLE BOX Late 19th Century Walnut box with two carved whalebone whales mounted to top. Top further adorned with rectangular whalebone inlay. Height 3". Length 10". Width 3.25".

Lot: 309 - ESKIMO OOSIK With baleen bands and whale ivory

ESKIMO OOSIK With baleen bands and whale ivory caps. Later engraved with whaling scenes and images of a sperm whale and walrus. Length 15.75".

Lot: 310 - SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE PAGE TURNER Handle with silver

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE PAGE TURNER Mid-19th Century Handle with silver mount that ends in butterfly designs. Both sides depict coastal scenes: Obverse with windmill and six warships under sail and reverse with two forts and three sailing ships. Length

Lot: 311 - WROUGHT IRON LANCE Mounted on its original pole.

WROUGHT IRON LANCE Mid-19th Century Mounted on its original pole. Old manila rope tied to pole. Retains a period canvas and wood sheath. Overall length 125". Provenance: John Newton Marine Antiques, Maine. McSweeney Collection. John Ashley

Lot: 312 - RARE WROUGHT IRON FLENSING AND/OR BOARDING KNIFE

RARE WROUGHT IRON FLENSING AND/OR BOARDING KNIFE Mid-19th Century With attached pull and T handle. Retains its original wooden sheath showing remnants of canvas covering. Length 59". Provenance: McSweeney Collection. John Ashley Collection.

Lot: 313 - WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER SPADE Mounted on wooden pole.

WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER SPADE Mid-19th Century Mounted on wooden pole. Fluke head stamped on side "Dean & Driggs" and "ATS". Spade length 20.5". Overall length 62.25".

Lot: 314 - WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER SPADE Mounted on wooden

WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER SPADE Mid-19th Century Mounted on wooden handle. Branded on side "Joshua Macy". Length 65".

Lot: 315 - CAST STEEL BLUBBER SPADE Mounted on wooden pole.

CAST STEEL BLUBBER SPADE Mid-19th Century Mounted on wooden pole. Spade with fluke-shaped head. Spade length 18.75". Overall length 58.75". Provenance: Chuck DeLuca Auction.

Lot: 316 - WROUGHT IRON SINGLE FLUE HARPOON Purportedly a

WROUGHT IRON SINGLE FLUE HARPOON Mid-19th Century Purportedly a Macy harpoon. Mounted to original wooden pole. Manila rope tied to pole. Overall length 96". Provenance: McSweeney Collection. John Ashley Collection.

Lot: 317 - RARE WHALESHIP DECK TORCHLIGHT Hand-wrought

RARE WHALESHIP DECK TORCHLIGHT Mid-19th Century Hand-wrought gimbaled fat pan attached to a wooden pole. Overall length 27". Width 7". Provenance: R. Levett.

Lot: 318 - TWO HAND-WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER CUTTING SPADES

TWO HAND-WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER CUTTING SPADES 19th Century Mounted on contemporary poles. Overall lengths 55" and 58".

Lot: 319 - CASK BRANDING IRON A rare item used to identify

CASK BRANDING IRON Mid-19th Century A rare item used to identify whale oil barrels as belonging to a certain owner or merchant. Brands "Leonard". Mounted to a wrought iron shaft with loop handle. Overall length 25". Brand width 5". Provenance:

Lot: 320 - WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HEAD HARPOON Known as a

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HEAD HARPOON Second Half of the 19th Century Known as a "double shank shoulder gun iron". Length 27". Provenance: Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.

Lot: 321 - WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE FLUE HARPOON Stamped on lower

WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE FLUE HARPOON First Quarter of the 19th Century Stamped on lower part of shaft "Dickinson 1818". Faint stamp on reverse, believed to be "Volunteer," the name of a British whaler. Length 33.5". Provenance: McSweeney

Lot: 322 - WROUGHT IRON SAG HARBOR-TYPE HARPOON With toggle

WROUGHT IRON SAG HARBOR-TYPE HARPOON Mid-19th Century With toggle head. Rope tied to shaft. Length 24.25". Provenance: Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection. Rafael Osona Auction.

Lot: 323 - WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Head stamped "J.M. Jr.

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Mid-19th Century Head stamped "J.M. Jr. & Co.", for Josiah Macy, Jr. of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Length 33". Provenance: Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.

Lot: 324 - WROUGHT IRON DARTING GUN-TYPE HARPOON Toggle head

WROUGHT IRON DARTING GUN-TYPE HARPOON Mid-19th Century Toggle head stamped "J.D.D." for maker James D. Driggs and "CWM" for the whaleship Charles W. Morgan and etched "S.B.B" for "starboard boat". Length 36.75". Provenance: John Newton Marine

Lot: 325 - RARE CASK BRANDING IRON Brands "J.M. Allen".

RARE CASK BRANDING IRON Mid-19th Century Brands "J.M. Allen". Mounted with two screws to a wrought iron handle with loop end. Used to identify whale oil barrels as belonging to a certain owner or merchant. Length 24". Brand width 5.25".

Lot: 326 - WROUGHT IRON OLIVER ALLEN-TYPE HARPOON Made to be

WROUGHT IRON OLIVER ALLEN-TYPE HARPOON Mid-19th Century Made to be fired from a shoulder gun developed by Oliver Allen of New London, Connecticut. Head with four-point barb. Length 45". Provenance: Chuck DeLuca Auction.

Lot: 327 - RARE CAST STEEL MINCING KNIFE Blade stamped

RARE CAST STEEL MINCING KNIFE Third Quarter of the 19th Century Blade stamped "Brades & Co" and handle marked "V. Doane". Retains original sheath carved "V.D." The "V.D." and "V. Doane" is for the whaling schooner Valentine Doane, which sailed

Lot: 328 - WOODEN BLUBBER SPADE COVER Leather hinge at wide

WOODEN BLUBBER SPADE COVER Mid-19th Century Leather hinge at wide end allows cover to open. Length 10". Width 5.5". Depth 1.75". Provenance: Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.

Lot: 329 - STEEL AX BLADE WITH WOODEN HANDLE Signed on blade

STEEL AX BLADE WITH WOODEN HANDLE Mid-19th Century Signed on blade "B Boardman". Possibly a cooper's ax used to create whale oil barrels aboard a whaleship. Length 14.75".

Lot: 330 - REPRODUCTION HAND-WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE FLUE HARPOON

REPRODUCTION HAND-WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE FLUE HARPOON Length 48.25".

Lot: 331 - WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER HOOK Used to grab blankets of

WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER HOOK Mid-19th Century Used to grab blankets of whale blubber onto the ship's deck for trying out. Length 8". Width 4.5". Provenance: Chuck DeLuca Auction.

Lot: 332 - WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Probably Azorean.

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON First Half of the 20th Century Probably Azorean. Toggle stamped "ABR". Length 28.5".

Lot: 333 - CAST IRON HARPOON Developed by Captain Robert

CAST IRON HARPOON Mid-19th Century Developed by Captain Robert Brown of New London, Connecticut, designed to be fired from a special gun. Molded into shaft "R Brown patd. 1850". Head with double-flared point and hinged side barbs. Length 35.25".

Lot: 334 - WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HEAD HARPOON Length 29.25".

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HEAD HARPOON Mid-19th Century Length 29.25". Provenance: Nina Hellman Antiques.

Lot: 335 - WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER SPADE With fan-shaped head.

WROUGHT IRON BLUBBER SPADE Mid-19th Century With fan-shaped head. Length 19.25". Provenance: Antique Associates.

Lot: 336 - WROUGHT IRON TEMPLE-TYPE HARPOON With toggle head.

WROUGHT IRON TEMPLE-TYPE HARPOON Mid-19th Century With toggle head. Head stamped "J.D.D.". Length 34.5". Provenance: Harborside Antiques.

Lot: 337 - CAST IRON R. SMITH-TYPE HARPOON Developed by

CAST IRON R. SMITH-TYPE HARPOON Third Quarter of the 19th Century Developed by Robert E. Smith in Provincetown, Massachusetts, designed to be shot from an ordinary whaling gun. Retains wire ring. Length 25.5". Provenance: West Sea Company,

Lot: 338 - WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HEAD HARPOON Head stamped

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HEAD HARPOON Mid-19th Century Head stamped "Macy" and marked "SB" for starboard boat and "Lancer" for the whaling bark that sailed out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, and San Francisco from 1852 to 1890. Length 31".

Lot: 339 - WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE FLUE ARCTIC HARPOON Length

WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE FLUE ARCTIC HARPOON Mid-19th Century Length 41".

Lot: 340 - WROUGHT IRON DARTING GUN-TYPE HARPOON Made for use

WROUGHT IRON DARTING GUN-TYPE HARPOON Third Quarter of the 19th Century Made for use in the the Ebenezer Pierce darting gun. Toggle head stamped "DB" and "AH"; the "AH" is believed to be for the whaleship Andrew Hicks, which sailed out of Westport

Lot: 341 - WROUGHT IRON HARPOON Know as the "Swivel Barb

WROUGHT IRON HARPOON Mid-19th Century Know as the "Swivel Barb Iron". Length 30.5". Provenance: Chuck DeLuca Auction.

Lot: 342 - WROUGHT IRON HARPOON LANCE Length 61.5".

WROUGHT IRON HARPOON LANCE Mid-19th Century Length 61.5". Provenance: John Newton Marine Antiques, Maine. Captain C. Pierce Estate.

Lot: 343 - WROUGHT IRON SWIVEL BARB "LILY" HARPOON Head with

WROUGHT IRON SWIVEL BARB "LILY" HARPOON Mid-19th Century Head with pointed tip and four barbs. Length 63.5". Provenance: Richard Wehle Whaling Collection. Richard A. Bourne Company Auctions.

Lot: 344 - RARE HEAD CASE BAILER ON WOODEN POLE Tin pail

RARE HEAD CASE BAILER ON WOODEN POLE Mid-19th Century Tin pail mounted on an iron rod attached to a section of a wooden pole. Used for retrieving spermaceti from the head of a sperm whale. Overall length 42.5". Diameter of bailer 8.5".

Lot: 345 - WROUGHT IRON SINGLE FLUE HARPOON Length 37".

WROUGHT IRON SINGLE FLUE HARPOON 19th Century Length 37".

Lot: 346 - RARE OIL THIEF Glass vial attached to a metal rod

RARE OIL THIEF Third Quarter of the 19th Century Glass vial attached to a metal rod with loop at end. As agents would sometimes top off a cask with a lighter, better grade of oil, this tool was used to test the quality of oil at the bottom of the

Lot: 347 - RARE WOODEN DECK WATER CASK FROM THE WHALESHIP

RARE WOODEN DECK WATER CASK FROM THE WHALESHIP WANDERER Late 19th Century Includes canvas tag inscribed "Deck Drinking Water Bucket from the Whaler Wanderer. Last out. One of the Whalers to Leave New Bedford Harbor" and stamped "C.C. Weed".

Lot: 348 - SHIP'S CARPENTER'S TOOL CHEST Wooden chest under

SHIP'S CARPENTER'S TOOL CHEST 19th Century Wooden chest under old black and green paint and with three applied whales, one at top and two at front. Height 8.5". Width 35". Depth 10". Provenance: Discovered in a home in Acushnet, Massachusetts.

Lot: 349 - 1869 WHALING DIRECTORY The Whaling Directory of

1869 WHALING DIRECTORY The Whaling Directory of the United States in 1869, With the Signals of the Fleet Lithographed in Colors. New Bedford, Mass.: Taber Bros., 1869. Includes pages of lithographed signals, a list of agents and owners and an

Lot: 350 - .PAINTED DOOR PANEL DEPICTING A WHALING SCENE

PAINTED DOOR PANEL DEPICTING A WHALING SCENE Late 19th Century Cabinet door panel with oil painting of two whaleships, five whaleboats and thirteen whales. One whaleship is flying an American flag. Panel 18" x 40".

Lot: 351 - 1842 NEW BEDFORD AND FAIRHAVEN SIGNAL BOOK

1842 NEW BEDFORD AND FAIRHAVEN SIGNAL BOOK New-Bedford and Fairhaven Signal Book. 1842. New Bedford, Mass.: press of Benjamin Lindsey, sold by William C. Taber, circa 1842. Includes an alphabetical index of New Bedford and Fairhaven vessels, and

Lot: 352 - PAINTED AND INLAID DOCUMENT BOX Painted decoration

PAINTED AND INLAID DOCUMENT BOX Late 19th/Early 20th Century Painted decoration on lid of two crossed American flags, anchors, a round vignette of a whaleman on shore and an oval vignette titled "Whaling off the Grand Banks, 1859" depicting a

Lot: 353 - MAGIC LANTERN SLIDE Depicts a beached whale.

MAGIC LANTERN SLIDE Late 19th Century Depicts a beached whale. Circular glass slide housed in its original mahogany frame. Stamped "T.H. McAllister Optician N.Y.". Overall 4" x 7".

Lot: 354 - TWENTY-ONE PUBLICATIONS ON WHALING AND SCRIMSHAW

TWENTY-ONE PUBLICATIONS ON WHALING AND SCRIMSHAW Eight hardcover books and thirteen softcover books/pamphlets. Includes: 1) History of the American Whale Fishery by Alexander Starbuck. Two vols. in slipcase. 2) Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales

Lot: 355 - PAIR OF BRASS-FINISH WHALEMAN BOOKENDS In the form

PAIR OF BRASS-FINISH WHALEMAN BOOKENDS Second Quarter of the 20th Century In the form of a harpooner at the bow of a whaleboat. Modeled after "The Whaleman" statue by Bela Lyon Pratt outside the New Bedford Public Library. Stamped "3139". Heights

Lot: 356 - COPPER SPERM WHALE WEATHER VANE Height approx.

COPPER SPERM WHALE WEATHER VANE 20th Century Height approx. 16.5". Length 37".

Lot: 357 - CARVED WOODEN SPERM WHALE SCULPTURE Mounted on a

CARVED WOODEN SPERM WHALE SCULPTURE 20th Century Mounted on a brass and wood stand with a brass and wood harpoon. Overall height 17.25". Length 26.5".

Lot: 358 - CLIFFORD WARREN ASHLEY, Massachusetts, 1881-1947,

CLIFFORD WARREN ASHLEY Massachusetts, 1881-1947 "Bark Canton Outward Bound from New Bedford". Signed lower left "C.W. Ashley". Used as an illustration for a 1931 calendar produced by the Berwind-White Coal Mining Company. According to the

Lot: 359 - THREE VOLUMES ON WHALING 1) Ashley, Clifford W.,

THREE VOLUMES ON WHALING 1) Ashley, Clifford W., The Yankee Whaler. Boston and N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. Limited signed edition, numbered 10 of 156. This edition includes an extra illustration by Ashley. Illus. Q. Half calf with blue boards.

Lot: 360 - CHARLES ROSNER, New York/Germany, 1894-1975, An

CHARLES ROSNER New York/Germany, 1894-1975 An American whaleship at sea. Signed and dated lower right "Charles Rosner '39". Oil on canvas, 21" x 27". Framed 24" x 30".

Lot: 361 - CHARLES ROSNER, New York/Germany, 1894-1975, The

CHARLES ROSNER New York/Germany, 1894-1975 The American bark Willard Bridget. Signed lower right "Charles Rosner". Inscribed verso "The American Bark 'Willard Bridget' 837 tons built 1874". Oil on board, 21" x 27". Framed 24" x 30".

Lot: 361A - CHARLES ROSNER, New York/Germany, 1894-1975, The

CHARLES ROSNER New York/Germany, 1894-1975 The American full-rigged ship Samuel Watts. Signed and dated lower right "Charles Rosner '34". Inscribed verso "The American Full-Rigged Ship 'Samuel Watts' 1158 tons built in Thomaston, Maine in 1866".

Lot: 362 - REYNOLDS BEAL, Massachusetts/Rhode Island/New

REYNOLDS BEAL Massachusetts/Rhode Island/New York, 1866-1951 The Whalers Alice Knowles, Plat... and Mystic in New Bedford. Signed lower left "Reynolds Beal 1901 Whalers Alice Knowles, Plat... Mystic New Bedford Sept 3". Exhibited: Old

Lot: 363 - REYNOLDS BEAL, Massachusetts/Rhode Island/New

REYNOLDS BEAL Massachusetts/Rhode Island/New York, 1866-1951 The whaler Sunbeam in Fairhaven. Signed lower right "Reynolds Beal Fairhaven Sept 5, 1920". Note: A larger oil version of this scene was sold at Hodgins Auction in Canada in 2015.

Lot: 364 - REYNOLDS BEAL, Massachusetts/Rhode Island/New

REYNOLDS BEAL Massachusetts/Rhode Island/New York, 1866-1951 The whaler Andrew Hicks in New Bedford. Signed lower left "Whaler Andrew Hicks New Bedford Reynolds Beal". Exhibited: Old Dartmouth Historical Society Whaling Museum: May 5-October

Lot: 365 - REYNOLDS BEAL, Massachusetts/Rhode Island/New

REYNOLDS BEAL Massachusetts/Rhode Island/New York, 1866-1951 "Whaler -- Chas. W. Morgan". Signed in pencil lower right "Reynolds Beal 1929". Etching, 8.75" x 12.75" sight. Framed 14.75" x 18.25".

Lot: 366 - REGINALD EUGENE NICKERSON, Massachusetts,

REGINALD EUGENE NICKERSON Massachusetts, 1915-1999 Whaleship Superior. Signed lower right "R.E. Nickerson". Oil on canvas, 24" x 30". Framed 28.5" x 34".

Lot: 367 - AFTER CHARLES RALEIGH, American, 1830-1925,

AFTER CHARLES RALEIGH American, 1830-1925 Whaling off the Marquesas Islands, 1820. Oil on canvas, 20" x 24". Framed 23.25" x 27.5".

Lot: 368 - WATERCOLOR AND INK OF A PRIMITIVE WHALING SCENE On

WATERCOLOR AND INK OF A PRIMITIVE WHALING SCENE American, 19th Century On paper, 12.5" x 18.5". Framed 21" x 31". Provenance: Richard A. Bourne Company Auction, August 13, 1974, Lot #140.

Lot: 369 - WICK AHRENS, Vermont, d. 2016, Two carved wooden

WICK AHRENS Vermont, d. 2016 Two carved wooden sperm whale plaques. Both signed on underside of tail "Wick Ahrens". One dated 1994 and one dated 2005. Lengths 35.25" and 35.75".

Lot: 370 - MOUNTED WOOL HOOKED RUG DEPICTING THE WHALESHIP

MOUNTED WOOL HOOKED RUG DEPICTING THE WHALESHIP STEPHANIA UNDER SAIL Early 20th Century Ship's hull with black, yellow and red stripes. A black whale is visible off the bow. Blue and gray water with scattered whitecaps. Marked in red at upper

Lot: 371 - WOODEN STORAGE BOX FOR THE WHALESHIP FRANKLIN

WOODEN STORAGE BOX FOR THE WHALESHIP FRANKLIN Mid-19th Century "Ship Franklin" in mustard yellow lettering on a green ground. Height 8.25". Width 9". Depth 12.25". Provenance: Rafael Osona Auctions.

Lot: 372 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK E.C. COWDIN Mid-19th Century "Bark E.C. Cowdin" in chrome yellow lettering on a blue-green band on front. Remainder of box with natural finish. Box with unusual construction with

Lot: 373 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK CHARLES & EDWARD Mid-19th Century "Bark, Chas. & Edw." in green lettering on a yellow ground. Moldings with brown grain-painted finish. Rare construction with a three-quarter

Lot: 374 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK NYE Mid-19th Century "Bark Nye." in mustard yellow lettering on a deep green band on front. Remainder of box under a natural stain. Rare three-quarter hinged top. Height 12.5". Width 11".

Lot: 375 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALESHIP MONTPELIER Mid-19th Century "Montpelier." in black and white lettering on a dark natural stained ground. Height 10". Width 15.5". Depth 11". The Montpelier sailed from New Bedford,

Lot: 376 - TIN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK WARREN

TIN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK WARREN Mid-19th Century "Bark Warren." in gold lettering on a black ground. Height 9". Width 15". Depth 10". The Warren sailed out of New Bedford, Massachusetts from 1855-1860. Provenance: Ryan Cooper,

Lot: 377 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK L.C. RICHMOND Mid-19th Century "L.C. Richmond" in black and white lettering on the original red stained ground. Height 12.5". Width 11". Depth 18". The L.C. Richmond sailed out of

Lot: 378 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK ARNOLDA Third Quarter of the 19th Century "Arnolda" in black and white lettering on a deep red stained ground. Height 9.5". Width 16". Depth 11.25". The Arnolda sailed out of New

Lot: 379 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALESHIP OMEGA Mid-19th Century "Ship Omega" in mustard yellow lettering on a brown grain-painted ground. Nice patina with some craquelure. Height 12.75". Width 20". Depth 12.75". Provenance:

Lot: 380 - WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK ATLANTIC

WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK ATLANTIC Mid-19th Century "B. Atlantic." in pale yellow lettering on a natural stained ground. Inscribed in pencil on underside "Property of William H. Tripp". Height 8.25". Width 10". Depth 12". The

Lot: 381 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALESHIP MIDAS Mid-19th Century Together with a framed receipt for supplies purchased by the bark Midas. Box with "Midas." in black and white lettering on a natural stained ground. Brass-bound top

Lot: 382 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE NAPOLEON Mid-19th Century "Ship. Napoleon." in black lettering on a natural stained ground. Height 9.5". Width 16". Depth 11". The Napoleon sailed out of Nantucket, Massachusetts between 1840 and

Lot: 383 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALING BARK PERI Mid-19th Century "Peri." in black lettering on the original red stained ground. Interior fitted with a removable medial divider. Height 9". Width 19". Depth 11". The Peri sailed

Lot: 384 - WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE SHARON Mid-19th Century "Ship Sharon" in mustard yellow lettering on the original red grain-painted ground. Height 12.75". Width 19.75". Depth 14". The Sharon sailed out of Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Lot: 385 - MOUNTED HALF HULL MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP CHARLES

MOUNTED HALF HULL MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP CHARLES W. MORGAN First Quarter of the 20th Century Brass plaque verso inscribed "Collection of John S. Ashley NO. 143". Once hung in the office of John Ashley, a mayor of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Oak

Lot: 386 - MOUNTED HALF HULL MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP WANDERER

MOUNTED HALF HULL MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP WANDERER First Quarter of the 20th Century Brass plaque verso inscribed "Collection of John S. Ashley NO. 145". Once hung in the office of John Ashley, a mayor of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Oak backboard

Lot: 387 - MOUNTED HALF HULL MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP LAGODA

MOUNTED HALF HULL MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP LAGODA First Quarter of the 20th Century Brass plaque verso inscribed "Collection of John S. Ashley NO. 144". Once hung in the office of John Ashley, a mayor of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Oak backboard 6"

Lot: 388 - MODEL OF A BEETLE WHALEBOAT Molded hull framed and

MODEL OF A BEETLE WHALEBOAT American, 20th Century Molded hull framed and painted white. Detailed with thwarts, centerboard trunk, line barrels, oars, harpoons, water cask, etc. Rigged with a gaff main and jib, and standing and running rigging.

Lot: 389 - MODEL OF A BRITISH WHALEBOAT #4 With a molded

MODEL OF A BRITISH WHALEBOAT #4 British, Early 20th Century With a molded hull, wood floorboards and hull frames. Hull painted white and marked "#4". Detailed with thwarts, centerboard trunk, line barrels, oars, harpoons, water cask spars, furled

Lot: 390 - SAILOR-MADE MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP WANDERER Hull

SAILOR-MADE MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP WANDERER American, Early 20th Century Hull built up from the solid with a painted green bottom, black topsides and a white strake. Detailed with scored decks and deck fixtures including tryworks, anchors,

Lot: 391 - MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP CHARLES W. MORGAN Built up

MODEL OF THE WHALESHIP CHARLES W. MORGAN American, Early 20th Century Built up from the solid with a partially hollowed hull. Painted green bottom, white waist and black topsides. Veneer decks detailed with covered tryworks, skylights, deckhouses,

Lot: 392 - LARGE SCALE MODEL OF A BEETLE WHALEBOAT Painted

LARGE SCALE MODEL OF A BEETLE WHALEBOAT 20th Century Painted hull with a mahogany painted rail and gray interior. Detailed with floorboards, thwarts, centerboard trunk, mast step and partners, oars, harpoons, buckets, coils of line, etc. Displayed

Lot: 393 - FINE MODEL OF A WHALEBOAT Hull built up in

FINE MODEL OF A WHALEBOAT Mid-20th Century Hull built up in plank-on-frame construction with hull strakes, stem, keel and rudder post, and rudder. Wood and brass details including floorboards, thwarts, oars, harpoon, buckets of rope, mast, boom,

Lot: 394 - SHADOW BOX MODEL OF A WHALESHIP Hand-painted

SHADOW BOX MODEL OF A WHALESHIP Early 20th Century Hand-painted background. Overall 13" x 19.5".

Lot: 395 - MODEL OF A DELANO WHALEBOAT Unpainted hull built

MODEL OF A DELANO WHALEBOAT American, 20th Century Unpainted hull built up in plank-on-frame construction. Exterior fitted with waist rubbing strakes, with built up coaming. Detailed with spars, oars, harpoons, knife, compass, tubs of line, water

Lot: 396 - CASED SCALE MODEL OF AN AMERICAN WHALESHIP Hull

CASED SCALE MODEL OF AN AMERICAN WHALESHIP 20th Century Hull built up in wood, with a copper-plated bottom and black topsiders. Planked deck detailed with pump handles, windlass, companionway, tri-works, deck hatches, deckhouses, bell, and four

Lot: 397 - LEMUEL D. ELDRED, Massachusetts, 1848-1921,

LEMUEL D. ELDRED Massachusetts, 1848-1921 Whaleships being refitted. Signed in plate lower right "L.D. Eldred". Signed in pencil in margin lower right "L.D. Eldred". Remarque lower left margin of a whaleboat. Etching on paper, 14.5" x 23" sight.

Lot: 398 - WHALE CHART 1851 Signed and detailed within a

WHALE CHART 1851 American, Circa 1851 Signed and detailed within a square cartouche "Whale Chart By M.F. Maury A.M. Lieut. U.S. Navy. (Preliminary sketch) Series F Constructed by Lts. Leigh. Herndon & Fleming & Pd. Midn. Jackson. Published

Lot: 399 - GREENLAND WHALE FISHERY ENGRAVING Printed by

GREENLAND WHALE FISHERY ENGRAVING Circa 1725 Printed by Thomas Bowles of London. After Thomas Baston based on Dutch artists. According to Francis Lothrop, this is an early or trial proof containing a Latin motto beneath the coat of arms. 10" x 15"

Lot: 400 - HANS BOL, Dutch, 1534-1593, Early Dutch whaling

HANS BOL Dutch, 1534-1593 Early Dutch whaling scene. Published by Philip Galle, 1582. Believed to be the earliest European print to depict commercial whaling; the Kendall Whaling Museum believed it depicted Basque whale hunters off the

Lot: 401 - LITHOGRAPH "VIEW OF THE STONE FLEET WHICH SAILED

LITHOGRAPH "VIEW OF THE STONE FLEET WHICH SAILED FROM NEW BEDFORD NOV. 16TH, 1861" Published by L. Prang & Co., Boston, 1862. After the original by Benjamin Russell. 16.5" x 25.5" sight. Framed 25" x 36".

Lot: 402 - HAND-COLORED PRINT "THE WHALE FISHERY" Depicts

HAND-COLORED PRINT "THE WHALE FISHERY" Late 19th Century Depicts seven different harpoons. Plate 194. 10.5" x 7.5" sight. Framed 14" x 11".

Lot: 403 - PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY WHALING PRINTS "The Sperm

PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY WHALING PRINTS "The Sperm Whale 'In A Flurry'", published by N. Currier, New York, 1852, and "South Sea Whale Fishery", published by J. Baillie, New York for Sowle & Shaw, New Bedford and Boston. Both 9.5" x 12.5" sight.

Lot: 404 - AFTER WILLIAM J. HUGGINS, English, 1781-1845,

AFTER WILLIAM J. HUGGINS English, 1781-1845 Hand-colored engraving "South Sea Whale Fishery". T. Sutherland, engraver. Fully titled lower center "South Sea Whale Fishery. A representation of the Ships Amelia Wilson & Castor off the Island of

Lot: 405 - AFTER WILLIAM J. HUGGINS, English, 1781-1845,

AFTER WILLIAM J. HUGGINS English, 1781-1845 "South Sea Whale Fishery". Engraved by T. Sutherland. Provenance: Louis Joseph Auction Galleries, Boston, May 15, 1973, Lot #327. Hand-colored engraving on paper, 17.5" x 22.5" sight. Framed 21.5"

Lot: 406 - HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH "RIGHT WHALING IN BEHERING

HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH "RIGHT WHALING IN BEHERING STRAITS & ARCTIC OCEAN WITH ITS VARIETIES" American, 19th Century By J.H. Buffords, Boston. From an original drawing by Benjamin Russell, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1871. 18.5" x 32.5" sight.

Lot: 407 - COLORED LITHOGRAPH "SPERM WHALING WITH ITS

COLORED LITHOGRAPH "SPERM WHALING WITH ITS VARIETIES" 19th Century By J.H. Buffords, Boston, 1870. After the original by Benjamin Russell. 18.5" x 33" sight. Framed 28" x 42".

Lot: 407A - TWO EARLY BOOKPLATES "WHALE" AND "SHARK" Together

TWO EARLY BOOKPLATES "WHALE" AND "SHARK" 18th Century or Earlier Together with a small 19th Century paper booklet "The Whale and Dangers of the Whale-Fishery" printed and published by S. Babcock. Plates approx. 3" x 5" sight. Framed 5.5" x 7.75".

Lot: 408 - PEWTER CHARGER WITH FREDERICK MYRICK INSCRIPTION

PEWTER CHARGER WITH FREDERICK MYRICK INSCRIPTION Early 19th Century Engraved "Captain Frederick Myrick Nantucket. Mass. B. 1808". Diameter 16.5". According to Frederick Myrick of Nantucket: Scrimshaw Catalogue Raisonné compiled by Donald

Lot: 409 - LOG BOOK/JOURNAL OF THE WHALESHIP CALLAO OF NEW

LOG BOOK/JOURNAL OF THE WHALESHIP CALLAO OF NEW BEDFORD Captained by B.T. Sisson and owned by Henry Tabor & Company. Book kept by mate D.G. Pierce. Contains entries from October 15, 1849 through May 13, 1852, with four additional pages of

Lot: 410 - RARE ADVERTISEMENT FOR NEW BEDFORD WHALING

RARE ADVERTISEMENT FOR NEW BEDFORD WHALING IMPLEMENT MANUFACTURER FRANK E. BROWN Second Half of the 19th Century Together with a framed March 10, 1910 receipt from Frank E. Brown for twenty-five rubber lances. Framed advertisement depicts harpoons,

Lot: 411 - BILL OF SALE FOR THE WHALESHIP NILE OF NEW BEDFORD

BILL OF SALE FOR THE WHALESHIP NILE OF NEW BEDFORD Dated 1841 For a one-eighth part, sold by Charles W. Morgan to William Hathaway, Jr. and Matthew Luce for the sum of $1,250. Dated February 8, 1841. Pre-printed double-sided document with

Lot: 412 - HANDWRITTEN WHALER'S SONGBOOK Addressed "To my

HANDWRITTEN WHALER'S SONGBOOK Circa 1868 Addressed "To my friend Dan on board of the Whaling Bark Benjamin Cummings of New Bedford this book is most respectfully inscribed by the writer James S. Peacock on board of the Whaling Ship Europa of

Lot: 413 - RARE DOCUMENT ON A SHIP'S LOSS "Case of the Ship

RARE DOCUMENT ON A SHIP'S LOSS 1863 "Case of the Ship Jiveh Swift of New Bedford J.P. Williams, Master". Provides damage report and statement of loss for the company records and insurance claim. Provenance: Richard A. Bourne Company Auctions.

Lot: 414 - BOX OF EZRA KELLEY'S WATCH OIL Box label marked

BOX OF EZRA KELLEY'S WATCH OIL Late 19th Century Box label marked "Ezra Kelley's Watch Oil". Label calls for one dozen bottles but box contains ten full bottles, all with original labels. Ezra Kelley was based in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Box

Lot: 415 - BOTTLE OF WHALE OIL Label for "George Delano's

BOTTLE OF WHALE OIL Last Half of the 19th Century Label for "George Delano's Sons". Bottle retains original glass stopper and remnants of wax, and is still full of whale oil. Height 9.5". Diameter 3.5". Provenance: Chuck DeLuca Auction.

Lot: 416 - BOX OF SPERM SEWING MACHINE OIL Box label marked

BOX OF SPERM SEWING MACHINE OIL Last Quarter of the 19th Century Box label marked "Sperm Sewing Machine Oil Powers, Irving & Co." surrounding a whaling scene. Label calls for one dozen bottles but box contains sawdust and three full two-ounce

Lot: 417 - EIGHT SPERM WHALE OIL COMMERCIAL BOTTLES Four Nye,

EIGHT SPERM WHALE OIL COMMERCIAL BOTTLES 19th/Early 20th Century Four Nye, one Marshall, one V.T.F., one H.E. Seavey and one A. Winslow, all with original labels. Two of the Nye bottles also retain original boxes. Bottles are partially to

Lot: 418 - TEN EMPTY SPERM WHALE OIL BOTTLES Five retain

TEN EMPTY SPERM WHALE OIL BOTTLES Late 19th/Early 20th Century Five retain original paper labels. Heights from 1.5" to 6.5".

Lot: 419 - FOLDING OIL BARREL GAUGING STICK With various

FOLDING OIL BARREL GAUGING STICK With various measurement and calculation markings. Marks for T.G. Blake (Sykes Hydrometers). Length folded 10.5".

Lot: 420 - CASK MEASURING STICK With hash marks on two sides,

CASK MEASURING STICK Mid-19th Century With hash marks on two sides, one pertaining to inches, the other most likely pertaining to gallons of oil in cask. Stick fitted with copper barrel ferrule. Wonderful rich patina. Overall length 41".

Lot: 421 - WOODEN SNATCH BLOCK FROM THE BARK AMERICA Painted

WOODEN SNATCH BLOCK FROM THE BARK AMERICA 19th Century Painted olive green. "B America" carved into one side. Retains length of manila rope. Length 9". Width 3". Depth 2". Illustrated: The Book of Knots by Clifford Ashley, p. 525, illus. 3201.

Lot: 422 - HERBERT PONTING, American, 1870-1935, "The Ship

HERBERT PONTING American, 1870-1935 "The Ship Terra Nova at the Ice Foot, Cape Evans". Together with an Early 20th Century photograph of the American whaleship Greyhound, not attributed to Ponting. 13.25" x 10.5" sight. Framed 15.25" x 12.5".

Lot: 423 - RARE FLINTLOCK SEALING GUN .70 cal. "Thomas

RARE FLINTLOCK SEALING GUN Early 19th Century .70 cal. "Thomas Griffin South Shore C.S.B. NFLD" and "May 14, 1804" carved into butt. Length 72". Reference: Whaling Harpoons, Harpoon Guns, and Related Weapons and Tools in the Hull Maritime

Lot: 424 - AFTER WILLIAM BRADFORD, Massachusetts/California,

AFTER WILLIAM BRADFORD Massachusetts/California, 1823-1892 Whaleship cutting out of ice. Signed and dated lower right "William Bradford". Dated 1890. Remarque lower left. Provenance: Louis Joseph Auction Galleries, Boston, November 18, 1972,

Lot: 425 - WILLIAM GILKERSON, Wisconsin, b. 1936, A pair of

WILLIAM GILKERSON Wisconsin, b. 1936 A pair of pencil drawings: "Whaleman Helping his Fellow Ship Mate" and "Whaleman in the Arctic". Both signed lower right "WG". Both with typed note affixed verso with title, dimensions and additional




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