Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 82

266. BIRD’S EYE MAPLE SEWING BOX, 19th century, hinged top with turned rosewood and whalebone ring handle and mounted with a whale ivory plaquette initialed “JSH”, top, front and two sides inlaid with rosewood lozenges and triangular keyhole surround, compartmented interior lined with pictorial paper. Height 5 in. Length 13 ¼ in. Width 9 ½ in. Provenance: Rafael Osona Auctions, Nantucket, MA 19 August 1995 Lot 26 267. SAILOR MADE RUM DIPPER, 19th Century, polished coconut bowl with turned mahogany handle, heart-shaped whale ivory connector and pivoting hanging loop. Length 16 ¼ in. Provenance: Rafael Osona Auction, Nantucket, MA 04 August 1992, Lot 47 268. SAILOR MADE RUM DIPPER, 19th Century, polished coconut bowl with carved whale ivory and exotic hardwood handle with baleen separators and carved whale ivory barking dog’s head terminal. Length 18 in. Provenance: Paul Madden, Sandwich, MA 269. SAILOR MADE RUM DIPPER, 19th Century, polished coconut bowl with line molded rim, heart shaped pewter mount and ferrule, turned whale ivory handle. Length 14 in. 270. GROUP OF THREE WHALE IVORY BODKINS, 19th century, turned decoration, one with loose rings, another with spherules in contemporary stand. Length 3 ½ in. to 4 in. each Provenance: Rafael Osona Auctions, Nantucket, MA 14 August 1993, Lot 78 79 271. TURNED WHALE IVORY AND EXOTIC WOOD ROLLING PIN, 19th century, ring turned and incised handles with red wax stringing, pommel ends. Length 15 ¾ in. Provenance: Frank Sylvia, Nantucket, MA 272. SAILOR SCRIMSHANDED WALRUS IVORY WATCH FOB, 19th century, whimsically carved as a pocket watch on a chain, the face of the “watch” realistically engraved and inked with chapter ring, hour and minutes hands and subsidiary seconds dial, on a wood and metal wire stand with protective glass dome. Length 7 ¾ in. Diameter of “Watch” 1 ¼ in.