Tag Archives: Scrimshaw

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hiliott scrimshaw, $42,000, Eldred’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hiliott scrimshaw, $42,000, Eldred’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A polychrome scrimshaw tooth attributed to George Hiliott, depicting a native Hawaiian woman (or Wahinee) on the front and a woman on horseback on the back, sold for $42,000 at an Americana Auction held Nov. 16-18 by Eldred’s in East Dennis, Mass. Also, a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Scrimshaw whale's tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Scrimshaw whale's tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Scrimshaw whale’s tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc. Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A scrimshaw whale’s tooth showing the whale ship Frances of New Bedford, Mass., by Frederick Myrick of Nantucket (circa 1828-1829) sold for $123,000 at an American Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction held Oct. 26 by Skinner, […]

Bookshelf: Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw In the New Bedford Whaling Museum

Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw In the New Bedford Whaling Museum- The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved By: Stuart M. Frank Publisher: David R. Godine Pages: 384 [amazon_link id=”1567924522″ target=”_blank” ]Price: Hardcover $65[/amazon_link] The collection at the New Bedford Whaling Museum is the largest, most varied, and most […]