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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 391

    A PAIR OF WHALEBONE AND IVORY CANDLESTICKS

    NANTUCKET, 1800-1850

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WHALEBONE AND IVORY CANDLESTICKS
    Nantucket, 1800-1850
    9½ in. high


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Literature

    Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. and Mary Grace Carpenter The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket (New York, 1987) p. 165, pl. XLIX.