Antique Georgian Period Whale Bone Fid

GBP 750.00

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Object Description

A fine whale bone fid, having an end filled with a circular hardwood, probably lignum vitae, beautifully inscribed Sam L Rumney. According to hearsay the Rumney family were whalers from Hull. Further research is needed to authenticate this information and gather further details. It is a serious collector’s item.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:10¼ in. (26 cm.) x inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1800
  • diameter
    1½ in. (4 cm.) inches

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