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Item Details

Lot #46
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00
Last UpdatedJune 4, 2019

Description

SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK 19th Century
Depicts the H.M.S. Blenheim and two other ships anchored off cliffs known as the Downs in southern England, a departure point for British whalers headed to the South Sea Fishery. The Blenheim is flying a Union Jack off the bow and a British ensign off the stern. The ship is identified in script lettering below scene. Length 25.
Provenance:
Cobbs Auction
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Condition

Pierced hole at top for display purposes. Typical age lines.

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