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Item Details

Lot #117
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00
Last UpdatedMay 22, 2019

Description

* ENGRAVED WHALE'S TOOTH BY SALMAN RASHIDI New England, Contemporary
Depicts a mermaid swimming underwater in a tropical ocean. Signed lower center Rashidi". Length 7.75". Includes custom wood stand.* Per Federal Regulation, this item may only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.
Salman Rashidi
first saw scrimshaw while on vacation in Hawaii in 1980. Although he had been studying electrical engineering at the University of Idaho, he changed his career path to focus on art and scrimshaw. He has received numerous awards for his work and created the Associated Press Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Walter Cronkite.
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Condition

Typical roughness at base.

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