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A Charming 19th Century American Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth depicting a whaling scene circa 1860.


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Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items


Inventory ID: 170

Item Title:

A Charming 19th Century American Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth depicting a whaling scene circa 1860.


Item Description:

A Charming, folk-art style, sailor-scrimed whale's tooth measuring 6" by 2 3/4". One side depicts a whaling scene, the other with a lady holding two American flags surmounted by a flying fish. Third quarter of the 19th century. Some old chips to the inner edge of the base of the tooth. Great color and patina!


Price: SOLD

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