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Item Details

Lot #354
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00
Last UpdatedJune 8, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Mid-19th Century
Obverse with scene of a three-masted sailing ship at sea. Scene is framed within a foliate arch with a shield and two American flags at top. Reverse with scene of a Scotsman in a landscape with tree and structure. The traditionally attired Scotsman is dressed in a checkered hat and tunic and holds a shield and sword. Scene is framed within a pique banner with a thistle at top. Jagged sawtooth banner encircles base. Length 5.75. This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer."

Condition

Reverse with age split extending from base to center of tooth.
This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer.

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