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Item Details

Lot #126
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00
Last UpdatedOctober 4, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A STANDING FIGURE Mid-19th Century
Possibly an actor, wearing a red plumed hat, a long cape and tall boots, and with pistols and a dagger tucked in his waistband. Some elements, including the floor on which he stands, are executed in pinpoint. Length 5."

Condition

No significant wear or damages noted.

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