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Item Details

Temp #42
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$3,500.00
High Estimate$5,000.00
Last UpdatedMarch 12, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SAILOR'S FAREWELL MOTIFS Mid-19th Century
Obverse depicts a berry vine surrounding a sailor embracing his sweetheart. Reverse depicts an 18-gun topsail schooner flying pennants from the mast and a British red ensign off the stern. Figures visible on deck and in the rigging. Length 6.
Provenance:
Laurence Langford, London.
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