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Item Details

Lot #188
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$950.00(hammer price)
 $1,140.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 25, 2016

Description

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Mid-19th Century
Obverse of one tooth depicts a man in 18th Century dress holding a sword. Reverse depicts a man with a sword and shovel. Other tooth depicts a woman wearing a bonnet and striped dress on obverse and a man kneeling in front of a woman on reverse. Length 5."

Condition

Tooth depicting a woman has a chip at one end. Both with slight age cracks near base.

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