Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
  Lot 84
 

84

Ø A FINE SAILORWORK SCRIMSHAW DECORATED WHALE'S TOOTH, 1830s-40s

Sold for £11,780
Estimated at £1,500 - £2,500

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 

Ø A FINE SAILORWORK SCRIMSHAW DECORATED WHALE'S TOOTH, 1830s-40s

incised on one side and depicting whaler Fawn sailing off the North Island, New Zealand with her boats pursuing a school of whales, two dead whales pierced with location flags entitled 'Barque Fawn Cruising off North Island' -- 9in. (23cm.) long; 980g; together with a quantity of research including correspondence with Arthur Credland, photographs and 'Scrimshaw the Art of the Whaler' by Janet West and Arthur G. Credland

(A lot)

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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Saturday, 27th April 
(12noon - 5pm)

Sunday, 28th April
(12noon - 5pm)

Monday, 29th April
(10am - 5pm)

Tuesday, 30th April
(10am - 11am (limited view only))

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