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Item Details

Lot #252
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00
Last UpdatedJune 24, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH FEATURING FASHION PLATE LADIES Mid-19th Century
Both sides with full-length portraits of women, one holding a folded fan and a flower and the other holding a flower. Both women have flowers in their hair and are wearing red and green dresses. Images sourced from published fashion plates. Length 5.75.
Provenance:
John Rinaldi, Kennebunkport, Maine
.
The Collection of Sam and Donna McDowell."

Condition

Deep patina. Chip at tip. Age cracks/lines at base.

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