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A Wonderful 19th century American Patriotic Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth


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Inventory ID: 190

Item Title:

A Wonderful 19th century American Patriotic Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth


Item Description:

This beautifully proportioned tooth measures 6" long by 2 3/4" wide. One side features a spread winged American eagle grasping arrows and an olive branch with an American shield on its chest. A whaleship is depicted below, flying an American flag. The reverse side depicts a monument with a lady's head at the top, with an eagle above. Lovely age patina and slight fading to the ink. Circa 1850.


Price: SOLD

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