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Marine & Oriental Export Art

July 17, 2008

Lot #381
Temp #99
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For $3,500.00   (hammer price)
 $4,025.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated July 17, 2008

Description

RARE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH American, 19th Century
With polychrome whaling scene to both sides. One side depicts a whale ship and five whaleboats, one of which is capsized by a whale's tail and several harpooned. The reverse depicts a whale ship boiling down with one boat harpooning a sperm whale. Length 6."

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