Welcome to Kahn Fine Antiques and Works of Art Catalogue

Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items Item Detail

A fabulous pair of polycrome Scrimshaw porpoise jaw bones circa 1840


SEE ALL NEW AQUISITIONS!
 Antique Bookends|  Nautical Antiques and Antique Ship Models
Antique Furniture, Folk Art, and Needlework |  Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items
Antique Firearms, Swords, and Militaria |  Clocks, Barometers, Sextants, and Telescopes
Antique Paintings, Maps, Documents, Photos |  Antique Boxes, Nantucket Baskets, Books
Antique Porcelain, Antique Glass, and Canes |  Silver, Brass, Lamps, Jewelry and Metalware
Antique Presidential Items |  New Collector's Antiques for Under $300
Our Sold Antiques |  Clearance Items!
Click on Image to View Larger Picture
click to view larger image of A fabulous pair of polycrome Scrimshaw porpoise jaw bones circa 1840

 Click here to see more pictures.

click to view larger image of A fabulous pair of polycrome Scrimshaw porpoise jaw bones circa 1840
Category:

Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items


Inventory ID: 17041

Item Title:

A fabulous pair of polycrome Scrimshaw porpoise jaw bones circa 1840


Item Description:

One jaw bone depicts a tree above a full length portrait of a woman in Victorian dress reading a book. The other jaw bone depicts a tree above a full lenth portrait of a woman disrobing. Mounted on a contemporary wooden plaque. Height: 20 1.2" Width: 6'. Provenance: The Thomas Mittler Collection, The William Boylhart Collection. Illustrated in Nina Hellman's comprehensive 2015 volume entitled "Through the Eyes of a Collector: The Scrimshaw Collection of Thomas Mittler," figure 112.


Price: $2,895.00

Inquire about this Item

Return to Previous Page