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Scrimshaw Tooth Featuring the ship George Clinton
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 1830s. A scrimshawed whale's tooth featuring a girl and dog under a banner with text Ship Geo. Clinton and the reverse featuring the ship itself in a cartouche surmounted by an eagle and stars; lg. 6 in.

The George Clinton was a whaling ship based in Hudson, NY that was active in the 1830s.


Condition:  
1 in vertical crack through ship. Some chips through carving of girl.
Sold: $1,020.00
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