American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
Property from a Martha's Vineyard Collection
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850

22 January 2021 • New York

American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850
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American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850

American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850

American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift, New England, circa 1850

Lot closes:

Lot closes:

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January 22, 03:59 PM (GMT)

January 22, 03:59 PM (GMT)

This lot has been withdrawn

Description

Property from a Martha's Vineyard Collection

American Sperm Whale Ivory, Whalebone and Mahogany Swift

New England

circa 1850


mounted on the original mahogany box, inlaid with hearts, diamonds and the engraved and polychromed word LOVE

Height 24 in. by Width 13 in. by Depth 9 in.

Height: 24 inches

Width: 13 inches

Depth: 9 inches

Condition report

With overall marks, nicks, surface scratches, tiny losses and repairs, as to be expected from age and use. Proper rear right foot off but retained. Scattered old shrinkage cracks. Some losses to the inlay, such as to the proper left side. With a fitted interior.

 

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Saleroom Notice

Please note this lot has been withdrawn from the sale.

Provenance

Hyland Granby Antiques, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.