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Item Details

Lot #49
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00
Last UpdatedOctober 2, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY BIRD-ON-HAND" FOLDING KNIFE 19th Century
A parrot with glass eyes is perched on a folded hand. Finely carved, particularly the hand and cuff. Single-blade knife. Length 3.75". Includes metal stand."

Condition

Jagged crack near top rivet. Shows evidence of restoration.

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