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Wanderer Drying Sails

Artist:  Gerry Dupont

Recent Addition

Catalog:     N028 
Dimensions:  2 1/4" Diameter x 7 3/4"H
Ivory and Stand 
Ivory:  Ancient Walrus Tusk Ivory Artifact 
Ivory Size:  1 1/2"W x 5 3/4"H 
Stand:  Cocobolo and Ancient Mammoth Ivory 
Artist:  Gerry Dupont 
Price:  $775.00  
 


 
 
 
 
   Black and white scrimshaw on ancient walrus tusk ivory artifact by Gerry Dupont. Upon returning from a three year voyage with a precious cargo of whale oil, the whaler, Wanderer, dries her sails. There is still a great deal of work to be done before the next voyage. A solitary figure appreciates the sight in the shade of a run down storage shack. Dupont packs great detail in each piece. Note the prow of a skiff at the ship's stern. Nice artifact, probably used an a scraping tool hundreds and hundreds of years ago. Professional work at a great price.