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Item Details

Lot #294
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$900.00(hammer price)
 $1,080.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 16, 2019

Description

INLAID WHALE IVORY FID Mid-19th Century
Ring- and rope-carved shaft with intermittent baleen bands. Faceted terminal with contrasting inlaid dots, possibly baleen or ebony. Length 6.
From a Long Island Collection."

Condition

Generally well preserved. Some minor deterioration of baleen. At least one tiny chip in ivory near baleen band.
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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