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Scrimshawed Sperm whale tooth - 19th century

Lot reference 15557403

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Very good condition

Scrimshaw engraved in a sperm whale tooth representing a bourgeois couple. Naïve engravings probably realised by a sailor aboard a whaler in the nineteenth century by using a mending needle. Marvellous patina.
Height: 16cm

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United States $ 66.09
Austria $ 20.43
Belgium $ 20.43
Canada $ 36.05
Denmark $ 20.43
France $ 14.42
Germany $ 20.43
Ireland $ 20.43
Italy $ 20.43
Luxembourg $ 20.43
Netherlands $ 20.43
Norway $ 20.43
Poland $ 20.43
Portugal $ 20.43
Spain $ 20.43
Sweden $ 20.43
Switzerland $ 20.43
United Kingdom $ 26.44
Rest of Europe $ 20.43
Anywhere else $ 66.09

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