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Item Details

Lot #2
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$400.00(hammer price)
 $480.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJanuary 14, 2020

Description

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING LADY JUSTICE Mid-19th Century
Seated on a plinth, wearing a laurel leaf crown, and holding aloft the scales of justice in one hand and a sword in the other. Length 5.
This item is not available for international delivery without CITES and other necessary permits. Obtaining these permits is the obligation of the buyer. Please be aware of current international and domestic regulations and bid accordingly."

Condition

Age crack on obverse, extending from base approx. 1.25 into plinth. Similar size age crack on undecorated reverse. Another very small chip/age crack at base of obverse, near edge, not impacting engraving."

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