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Item Details

Lot #356
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00
Last UpdatedJune 8, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF LADIES Mid-19th Century
Both sides with a full-length portrait of a standing lady in a patterned dress, ankle length so that their feet are visible. One has a red flower in her hair, has one arm wrapped around her waist and the other arm and finger raised in a beckoning motion. The other has a red and green ribbon in her hair and her arm and finger raised in a scolding position. Both with some elements executed in pinpoint. Length 6."

Condition

Ink loss on one side in area of woman's bust. No other damages noted.

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