FULL
SCREEN
     

Lot 540    

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Whaling Scene
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A scrimshaw whale's tooth depicting a Pacific whaling scene involving three large ships, one flying an American flag, two harpoon boats and whale, filled in with decoration of palm trees and geometric borders; lg. 6.75 in.
Sold: $2,760.00
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

Decorated Blanket Chest, dated 1819
Lot # 527 - Decorated Blanket Chest, dated 1819
American, probably Pennsylvania, dated 1819. A decorated blanket chest in pine with molded top, open dovetailed construction on case, grained surface, strap hinges, on bracket feet, CFI / 1819 painted on front; ht. 25.75, wd. 49.5, dp. 22.75 in. > Item Details
Midwestern Candlestand
Lot # 81 - Midwestern Candlestand
American, 19th century. A country candlestand in mixed woods with a shaped top, urn-turned column, on a tripod base with shaped legs on ball feet; ht. 28.5, wd. 21.5, dp. 17 in. > Item Details
<i>Seth Thomas</i> Ship's Clock
Lot # 703 - Seth Thomas Ship's Clock
American. A Seth Thomas ships clock mounted on a wooden plaque; clock face dia. 6 in. > Item Details
Large Figured Maple Apple Shovel
Lot # 285 - Large Figured Maple Apple Shovel
American, 19th century.  A figured maple apple shovel, wide brimmed shovel and well honed handle; lg. 37.75 in. > Item Details
Ivory Phrenologist's Cane Head
Lot # 591 - Ivory Phrenologist's Cane Head
American, 19th century. An ivory cane head serving as a phrenologist's chart in the form of a human head with the skull divided into numbered sections and a list of corresponding labels around the base, mounted on a wooden pillar; ht. 6.75 in. > Item Details
Appliqué Crib Quilt
Lot # 359 - Appliqué Crib Quilt
American, 19th century. A crib quilt featuring large central appliqué cross pattern with alternating red and white triangles and a border of alternating appliqué crowns and C-scrolls, on white ground with heart stitching and red binding; 33.25 x 35.5 in. > Item Details
Group of Midwestern Stoneware
Lot # 305 - Group of Midwestern Stoneware
American, 19th century. A group of three stoneware pieces, including a jar with stenciled cobalt A.P. Donaghho. Parkersburg, W. Va., a glazed mortar with cobalt decorations and geometric patterns, marked 4 on its underside, and a small crock with cobalt decorations; tallest ht. 8.5 in. > Item Details
Miniature Peaseware Containers
Lot # 415 - Miniature Peaseware Containers
American, 19th century. Three miniature peaseware lidded containers, each with a turned foot and urn finial to lid; largest ht. 3.25 in. > Item Details
Exceptional Painted Sheet Iron Game Board
Lot # 42 - Exceptional Painted Sheet Iron Game Board
American. An exceptional polychrome painted sheet iron game board, having Parcheesi on one side and a checkerboard on the other. Checkerboard has a faux-marble border; 18 x 18 in.  > Item Details
Rare Boxwood Set of Napier's Bones
Lot # 511 - Rare Boxwood Set of Napier's Bones
19th century.  A rare set of Napier's bones, consisting of a carved and incised wood box with ten rectangular rods; box measures 2.25 x 3.5 in.Invented by mathematician John Napier (Scottish, 1550-1670), Napier's bones is a calculating device which uses a series of numbered rods to multip... > Item Details
Gaudy Dutch Tablewares in Urn Pattern
Lot # 401 - Gaudy Dutch Tablewares in Urn Pattern
English, 19th century. An assembled group of eleven gaudy Dutch tablewares including four salad plates, three cups, two saucers, one dinner plate, and one serving dish, all decorated in the urn pattern with matching floral designs and gilt accents, some with impressed B and S marks; serving dish lg.... > Item Details
Folk Art Painting of a Prancing Black Horse
Lot # 124 - Folk Art Painting of a Prancing Black Horse
American, 19th century. Oil on canvas. Profile representation of a black horse, housed in a walnut and gilt frame. Unsigned. 20.5 x 16. 75 in. (sight). > Item Details
Queen Anne  High Chest
Lot # 330 - Queen Anne High Chest
American (New England), 18th century. A Queen Anne high chest in cherry and maple with pine secondary, having a (possibly later) broken scrolled pediment and a (later) molded cornice over the upper case of four graduated drawers, over a lower case of three aligned drawers, the whole on cabriole ... > Item Details
Salesman's Sample Screen Doors
Lot # 869 - Salesman's Sample Screen Doors
American, 19th century. A pair of salesman's sample screen doors with wooden frames and applied trim, one finished in a natural stain and having a horizontal band of turned spindles, the other painted black. The former marked 20.1500 on top edge in pencil, the latter marked 10.1440; ht. of each ... > Item Details
Emma Ruse Signed Coverlet
Lot # 505 - Emma Ruse Signed Coverlet
American, 19th century. A two-piece jacquard coverlet in red and blue on a natural ground with an allover rose and floral medallion design, having a double grape vine border to three sides, signed in two corners Emma J. Ruse; 72 x 92.5 in. > Item Details
A Fine Blown Glass Lacemaker's Lamp
Lot # 22 - A Fine Blown Glass Lacemaker's Lamp
American, ca 1820.  Blown glass lamp, finishing with globular opening, clear glass; ht. 7.25 in. > Item Details
Ovoid Redware Jug
Lot # 241 - Ovoid Redware Jug
American, 19th century. An ovoid redware jug; ht. 11.5 in. > Item Details
Carved and Painted Duck Decoys
Lot # 620 - Carved and Painted Duck Decoys
American, 20th century. An assembled group of four carved and painted duck decoys, one a Mallard, one a Mallard attributed to the Illinois River region, one with speckled paint on body and one in black paint; longest lg. 15 in. > Item Details
Sampler by Ruth Clark, 1824
Lot # 892 - Sampler by Ruth Clark, 1824
American, 19th century. A framed sampler with an inspirational quote, bottom signed Ruth Clark 1824; 6.75 x 6.75 in. (sight). > Item Details
Children's Drums and Drumsticks
Lot # 712 - Children's Drums and Drumsticks
American, 19th century. Two children's drums with patriotic decorations and thirteen wooden drumsticks of varying lengths; largest drum dia. 8 in, ht. 6.5 in. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: