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Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Couple
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A scrimshawed whale's tooth depicting a man in military dress extending his hand to receive a letter from a woman, engraved on both sides and on a wooden stand; lg. 6.25 in.

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Crack through entirety of side depicting the man, extending over the point of the tooth to the top of the reverse side.
Sold: $240.00
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