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Item Details

Lot #237
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00
Last UpdatedJune 7, 2019

Description

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH WITH BUST PORTRAITS OF WOMEN Second Half of the 19th Century
Both women in period dress, one with a bow in her hair and the other wearing a necklace. Above both portraits is an arch composed of a slender vine bearing leaves and five-pointed stars. Lengths 5."

Condition

Both with age cracks at base, the longest approx. 1.5."

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