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Item Details

Temp #1
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00
Last UpdatedFebruary 4, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Third Quarter of the 19th Century
Obverse with portrait of a bark flying a house flag with a star from the central mast. Reverse with portrait of a paddlewheeler with smoke billowing from her stacks, which are colored red. Length 4.5."

Condition

Faint age cracks extending from base, one on obverse and one on edge. Generally well preserved.

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