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Item Details

Lot #77
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$1,300.00(hammer price)
 $1,625.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJanuary 21, 2020

Description

DOUBLE SAILOR'S VALENTINE 19th Century
Composed of multicolored shells, and with the unusual addition of a crab. Left side with a heart surrounded by concentric rings. Right side with concentric rings. Octagonal mahogany hinged case. Each side 9 x 9".
From a Private Collection, New York
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

Some shells loose but still present under the glass.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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