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Polychrome Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth and Walrus Tusk
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
English, 19th century. A group of scrimshawed items including two whale's teeth and a tusk, likely by the same artist, each in polychrome; the teeth featuring women and a couple in 19th century dress framed by branches and geometric borders and the tusk featuring women in 19th century dress and a man in period costume, all framed by flowering vines; tusk lg.12.25 in.

Condition:  
Minor chips to bottom of one tooth.
Sold: $2,760.00
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