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Lot #9
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$8,000.00(hammer price)
 $9,600.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedNovember 21, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE NAVAL MONUMENT ENGRAVER First Half of the 19th Century
Depicts a naval engagement between six American and English ships, three of which are firing guns. Billowing smoke surrounds the two ships in the foreground, which are flying long red pennants from their central masts and their nation's ensign off the stern. Based on the engraving The President engaging the Endymion, while pursued by the British Squadron" by Abel Bowen after Michel Felice Corne, seen in Bowen's Naval Monument. Length 8".
Provenance:
Ken Brown, Frank's Fisherman, San Francisco.

The Collection of Sam and Donna McDowell.
This item is not available for international delivery without CITES and other necessary permits. Obtaining these permits is the obligation of the buyer. Please be aware of current international and domestic regulations and bid accordingly."

Condition

Typical age lines at base and tip.

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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