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A beautiful pair of 19th century scrimshawed whale's teeth


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Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items


Inventory ID: 17013

Item Title:

A beautiful pair of 19th century scrimshawed whale's teeth


Item Description:

Both teeth have wonderful color and patina and measure approximately 5 3/8" long. One tooth features a gentleman wearing 18th century clothing, possibly being George Washington. The reverse side features a man wearing what appears to be 17th century clothing and a hat with a sword in one hand and a shovel in the other. The second tooth depicts a lady wearing a bonnet with the reverse side featuring a man wearing Scottish attire, kneeling before a lady. Circa 1840


Price: SOLD

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