Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 92

304. SAILOR CARVED SCRIMSHAW whale ivory RING, 19th Century, in the form of a tome with circular abalone inlay. 305. RARE AND PERHAPS UNIQUE TURNED WHALEBONE, WALRUS, EBONY, AND MAHOGANY SPIN TOY, 19th century, the toy top is composed of alternating bands of whalebone and exotic wood with a central whalebone shaft and walrus tusk handle and a sperm whale tooth pull. 7 ½ in. x 7 ¾ in. 306. SAILOR SCRIMSHANDED POLYCHROME SPERM WHALE TOOTH, circa 1830-1850, French war ship with cannons at the lighthouse, the verso with sailor pointing and holding a saber by an American Flag standing on a castellated rampart. Height 7 ¾ in. Provenance: Rafael Osona Auctions, 1997, Lot 408 89