Nantucket Sperm Whale Whirligig

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Nantucket Sperm Whale Weather Vane Whirligig, having slender hand-whittled flukes with great graceful curve, and carved teeth. The flukes are free to spin with the wind. Note there is charismatic chip to the tip of one fluke. In original black paint.

Details

  • Wear
    Minor structural damages
  • Dimensions
    4.25 in. H x 16.5 in. W x 0.75 in. D
    11 cm H x 42 cm W x 2 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Nantucket, MA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU90395223713
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2010

Typical response time: 11 hours

Located in Nantucket, MA

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