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Item Details

Lot #2
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00
Last UpdatedOctober 2, 2019

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."

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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