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Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth with Ships and Fort
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A scrimshawed whale's tooth decorated on both sides, one featuring three large ships, one flying an American flag and one flying a British flag, under a banner and the reverse featuring an American fort, large palm tree and cathedral; 7.25 in.

Condition:  
Two large cracks across side with fort. Several chips and spotting to reverse side.
Sold: $660.00
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