Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 87
 

87

Ø A LATE 19TH CENTURY CARVED AND SCRIMSHAWED WHALE'S TOOTH

Estimated at £400 - £600


 

Ø A LATE 19TH CENTURY CARVED AND SCRIMSHAW DECORATED WHALE'S TOOTH

carved in relief with finely worked depiction of a geisha with scrimshaw decoration to her gown and hair, the reverse with chrysanthemum -- 4¼in. (11cm.) high; 152g; mounted on an ebonised stand

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

 

Viewing

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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