November 16, 2016 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts

 
Lot 249
 
Lot 249 - Collection of small scrimshaw items and display case

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Collection of small scrimshaw items and display case

Including a pipe, pair of dice, spinning top, miniature mallet, fish-form folding knife, three rings, fish-shaped game marker, miniature folding knife, miniature wooden shoe, fist-shaped finial, whalebone handled darning hook, small wooden box containing dominoes and a small wooden box labeled "Spelling Alphabet" with letters, and an oval display case with glazed bronzed nautical window mounted on a wooden base.

H: 5 1/2 in. W: 12 1/2 in. D: 8 1/2 in. (case)

Provenance: Property from a Prominent Connecticut Collection.

Sold for $688
Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

Including a pipe, pair of dice, spinning top, miniature mallet, fish-form folding knife, three rings, fish-shaped game marker, miniature folding knife, miniature wooden shoe, fist-shaped finial, whalebone handled darning hook, small wooden box containing dominoes and a small wooden box labeled "Spelling Alphabet" with letters, and an oval display case with glazed bronzed nautical window mounted on a wooden base.

H: 5 1/2 in. W: 12 1/2 in. D: 8 1/2 in. (case)

Provenance: Property from a Prominent Connecticut Collection.

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