Exclusive on Bidsquare WHALER MADE WHALE IVORY, WHALEBONE, MOTHER-OF-PEARL, ABALONE AND BALEEN WALKING STICK
, circa 1860-1870, a robust and shapely polyhedron grip and square post carved from a single piece of ivory on a baleen spacer conforming to a square section of bone with four-reeded columns openwork and a twisted rod interior, flanked by square blocks inlaid with mother of pearl and abalone squares and diamonds, above a reeded section and 3-thin wafers flanking a fluted section, above a twist carving ending in a long ferrule. A custom pine wall mount with Barbara Johnson Delector in Balaenis printed label.
Length 36 ¾ in.
: Frank Sylvia - Nantucket; Sold Sotheby "The Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection: Part IV," December 17, 1983, lot 296.
: Snug Harbor
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