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Lot 84 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019)

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

Sold for £9,500


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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

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Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 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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Sunday, 28th April
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Monday, 29th April
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Tuesday, 30th April
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