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Dipper, Coconut Shell, Sailor Made Ladle
Date/Period: 19th Century


Dipper, Coconut Shell, Sailor Made Ladle, entire view

Measurement: Length: 16.5"

Material: Coconut shell, wood, copper rivets, and antique whale ivory mounts

Condition: Excellent and original

Additional Information: Turned and carved slightly arched hardwood handle featuring
a tapered-octagonal-finial having a pivoting elongated “D” ring hanger. The handle is
attached to the hollowed coconut shell via a heart-shape flange having analogues
octagonal coupling.

$1,275.00

210-320


Dipper, Coconut Shell, Sailor Made Ladle, entire view 1a

Dipper, Coconut Shell, Sailor Made Ladle, entire view 2

Dipper, Coconut Shell, Sailor Made Ladle, detail view

Dipper, Coconut Shell, Sailor Made Ladle, detail view 2



Cutlery Tray, Nautical, Six Star Inlays Anonymous, 19th Century


Cutlery Tray, Nautical, Six Star Inlays 
Anonymous, 19th Century

Maple and pine The pierced arched handle over canted case with arched ends; slightly projecting base featuring conforming scratch-bead. (Height: 6.25"; width: 11.25"; depth: 5.5")


Cutlery Tray, Nautical, Six Star Inlays 
Anonymous, 19th Century

$1,190.00

1256-34




Whalebone Seam Rubber, Scrimshaw, Sail Maker’s
Date/Period: 19th Century


Whalebone Seam Rubber, Scrimshaw, Sail Maker’s, entire view

Measurement: Length: 5.25"

Material: Whalebone

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: Handle with faceted terminal, elliptical shaft, wedge shaped
blade; initialed in cursive script.

$425.00

210-321


Whalebone Seam Rubber, Scrimshaw, Sail Maker’s, detail view

Whalebone Seam Rubber, Scrimshaw, Sail Maker’s, detail view 2



Scrimshaw Horn Ware Cup, Engraved Horse Drawn Carriage Scene
Incised: W. Carter
Date/Period: Circa 1780-1830


Scrimshaw Horn Ware Cup, Engraved Horse Drawn Carriage Scene Incised: W. Carter, entire view

Measurement: Height: 3.75"

Material: Cow horn

Condition: Losses to rim

Additional Information: Tapered cylindrical cup. Panoramic scene depicting four
horses pulling coach; seated are the driver and a woman with standing man blowing
trumpet at the rear, also twin chimney dwelling and a tree lined road.

$535.00

473-48


Scrimshaw Horn Ware Cup, Engraved Horse Drawn Carriage Scene Incised: W. Carter, entire view 2

Scrimshaw Horn Ware Cup, Engraved Horse Drawn Carriage Scene Incised: W. Carter, detail view 1

Scrimshaw Horn Ware Cup, Engraved Horse Drawn Carriage Scene Incised: W. Carter, detail view 2



Lot Of 28 Whalebone Dominoes
Although dominoes are mentioned in whaling journals, they are rarely found as scrimshaw...
Circa 1850


Antique Toy, Dominoes Set, Lot of 28 Pieces, Circa 1850, entire view

This group demonstrates great age as evidenced by then primitive fashioning, tool marks and spacing of drilled number holes. The red and black pigment used to fill holes is long gone. Probably made shipboard by a sailor during leisure time- playing cards was an important and enjoyable pastime aboard ship. Each piece measures 1 3/16 by .5 by 3/8-inches.

$375

621-59




Nautical Pin Cushion, Scrimshawed Bovine Hoof Horn
Date/Period: 19th Century


Nautical Pin Cushion, Scrimshawed Bovine Hoof Horn, entire view 1

Measurement: 5" x 2" x 2.5"

Material: Hoof wall, brushed cotton, sawdust and ink

Condition: Good to very good, minor small wear to fabric in one area

Additional Information: Scrimshawed decoration displaying a three masted ship flying
British colors surmounted with olive boughs.

$365.00

110-999


Nautical Pin Cushion, Scrimshawed Bovine Hoof Horn, entire view 2




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