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Item Details

Lot #273
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$1,800.00(hammer price)
 $2,160.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING LADY JUSTICE Second Half of the 19th Century
Half-length portrait of a seated Lady Justice in a long cape and a red bodice holding aloft the scales of justice in her right hand and a sword against her arm in her left hand. Portrait surrounded by a laurel wreath tied with a bow. Length 6."

Condition

Age cracks at base, some extending into scene, largest approx. 1.25.

This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer."

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