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Item Details

Lot #107
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$300.00(hammer price)
 $360.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 14, 2019

Description

* POLYCHROME ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY ROBERT LYONS Dated 1982
Oval cartouche contains a full-length portrait of a sailor on the deck of a ship, resting his hand on a cannon. Cartouche with patriotic surround of an eagle clutching a brace of arrows, a garland of stars, draped American flags and two anchors. Signed and dated in image on cannon Lyons 82". Length 6.5".* Per Federal Regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.
Provenance:
James E. Eldreds, July 26-27, 1989, Lot #311
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Condition

Old chips at tip.

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