Antique Scrimshaw SwiftSKU:PMAX15
Antique scrimshaw whalebone double swift with wonderful whalebone base. Features a whale ivory yarn cup at top. Swifts were the most complicated object a 19th C. whaler could construct and often was a collaborative effort. Measures 20-1/2" high with a 5-3/4" diameter base. American circa 1850.
Note: this item is not available for international sale. Please be aware of your state regulations regarding the sale of marine mammal parts and purchase accordingly.