Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 94
 

94

A PAIR OF 19TH-CENTURY SAILOR'S...

A PAIR OF 19TH-CENTURY SAILOR'S SCRIMSHAW-DECORATED WHALE TEETH
pricked-out and incised over both sides with historical male and female characters -- each 7in. (18cm.) high; 554g

Sold for £930
Estimated at £800 - £1,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Hairline shrinkage split to roots, both tips chipped.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
A PAIR OF 19TH-CENTURY SAILOR'S SCRIMSHAW-DECORATED WHALE TEETH
pricked-out and incised over both sides with historical male and female characters -- each 7in. (18cm.) high; 554g