Mid-19th Century


Obverse with a stylized design of concentric scalloped and sawtooth bands around a floral urn on a stepped base, probably primarily executed with a compass tool and with some points deeply stippled. Crudely marked near tip "T", "E" and possibly "P" or "D". Reverse with pinpoint oval portrait medallion of a figure with his or her arms raised.
Length 5.5".
Condition: Fractured tip. Chips at base, largest, approx. .5" x .75", on edge of tooth, though it is visible from obverse. Scattered age lines. Possibly some loss of ink to reverse.
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  • Provenance:
    A Scrimshaw Collection Originating on Nantucket Island.

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East Dennis, MA, US

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