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Item Details

Temp #19
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00
Last UpdatedMay 1, 2019

Description

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH VASE Mid-19th Century
Carved with serrated rim, incised grooves and footed base. Scrimshaw decoration on one side of a dog holding a bundle of branches in its mouth. Other side with a hex design flanked by sheaves of wheat. Foliate and star bands and a simple line border encircle the tooth above and below the primary images. Height 4."

Condition

Both sides with age lines/cracks. Felt pad affixed to underside of foot.

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