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A fine contemporary 'Whaler's Basket' made of whale bone and whale ivory


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Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items


Inventory ID: 11619

Item Title:

A fine contemporary 'Whaler's Basket' made of whale bone and whale ivory


Item Description:

This beautiful basket was made in 2004 by a well known Cape Cod craftsman. It features whale bone belaying pins forming the sides of the basket, a scrimshawed central whale bone plaque depicting a ship flying the American flag, a highly figured rosewood base and a wonderful carved whale bone swing handle. Diameter is 8" and the height to the top of the swing handle is 9". Simply a unique and beautiful piece of American folk art.


Price: $5,995
Sale Price: $3,500

Your Savings: 42%

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