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19th C. Sailor Carved Ivory Pendant.

19th C. Sailor Carved Ivory Pendant.

19th century Sailor-Carved Whale Ivory 'Clenched Fist' cane knob circa 1840.

A Wonderful century Sailor-Carved Whale Ivory 'Clenched Fist' cane knob circa 1840

COLLECTION OF SAILOR CARVED WHALE IVORY, WALRUS TUSK AND BONE CARVINGS. All 19th century.

Sailor Carved Whale Ivory, Walrus Tusk and Bone - Century.

Scrimshaw - Sailor Made Scrimshaw Panbone Swing Handle Basket, circa 1850 | Rafael Osona Auctions Nantucket, MA

Rafael Osona Auctions Nantucket MA - Century Scrimshaw Panbone Swing Handle Basket, circa carved with interlocking circles, diamonds, and anchors

Ivory and wood back-stratcher...I've got the real thing, but when he's not home, this would be lovely to have!

Indian Mughal Finely Carved Blonde Rhinoceros Horn and Ivory Back Scratcher to 1900 India)

1811 ivory oval scrimshawed sewing box with carved thimble and thread spool, fitted lid reads, "Sarah Mills" in upper banner and "My Sewing Box" in lower banner, "1811" carved between lid knob, leaves and flowers also on lid, with a carved scrimshawed accurate tape measure around upper border of sides, sewing tools all around sides, cubed edging border on bottom of sides, 3 1/8" W x approximately 2 1/4" H. Thimble also has her name carved into side.

1811 ivory oval scrimshawed sewing box with carved thimble and thread spool…

Sewing Stand - Sailor Made Whale Ivory and Wood Sewing Stand | Rafael Osona Auctions Nantucket, MA

Rafael Osona Auctions Nantucket MA - Sailor Made Whale Ivory and Wood Sewing Stand, circa 1860

LARGE GROUP OF SAILOR MADE UTENSILS AND KNICK-KNACKS. Second half 19th century. Including a large assortment of: sewing and darning instruments, darner, jagging wheel, carved buttons, scrimshawed razor, brush, cigarette holder, Stanhope viewers, tortoise shell bracelets, etc. SIZE: Varies: 3/4″ to 9″. PROVENANCE: J. Hippenmeyer estate. Ship’s carpenter on whaleship “Roman”, 1854-1857.

LARGE GROUP OF SAILOR MADE UTENSILS AND KNICK-KNACKS. Second half 19th century. Including a large assortment of: sewing and darning instruments, darner, jagging wheel, carved buttons, scrimshawed razor, brush, cigarette holder, Stanhope viewers, tortoise shell bracelets, etc. SIZE: Varies: 3/4″ to 9″. PROVENANCE: J. Hippenmeyer estate. Ship’s carpenter on whaleship “Roman”, 1854-1857.

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