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Item Details

Lot #16
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$1,300.00(hammer price)
 $1,560.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

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

Condition

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

This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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