Lot 564    

Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth with Whaling Scene and American Ship,
2009, Fall Fine and Decorative Art, Oct 2 & 3
American, ca 1840-60. A scrimshawed sperm-whale tooth engraved and polychrome inked on two sides, one side with a whaling scene of fully rigged ship, a pod of whales, and whale boats, the other with a ship under sail flying the stars and stripes. Lg. 6.5 in.

Provenance:  
Purchased from Paul Madden Antiques, Sandwich Village, Massachusetts


Condition:  
Very small flake off tip. Expected mellowing and wear consistent with age.
Sold: $15,275.00
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