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Antique Nantucket Ship's Wheel Dining Table

$4,80020% Off


Antique ship's wheel dining table from Nantucket Island, made by the renowned Scrimshaw artist Nancy Chase (1931-2016). Nancy bought this Late 19th Century Ship's Wheel from an antiques shop on Nantucket Harbour at the head of Steamship Wharf (beside the old Skipper Restaurant) when she was a teenager in the 1950s, and built the base for it with her father. She cleverly mounted it with an antique compass dial to cover the hub. The half inch thick plate glass for the top was ordered from the old Hardy's Hardware Store formerly on South Water Street. The antique wheel features a brass rim and the usual brass cap on the prime spoke. The wheel and base are in excellent condition, while the top has the expected scratches on the surface. Measures: 60 in diameter x 31 in height $4800.


  • Creator
    Nancy Chase (Cabinetmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31 in. (78.74 cm)Width: 60 in. (152.4 cm)Depth: 60 in. (152.4 cm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Nantucket, MA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: AD-SO-Wheeltable1stDibs: LU903910294683

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    Ships From: Nantucket, MA
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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