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.

Purchased from Paul Madden Antiques, Sandwich Village, Massachusetts

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