|Object:||Scrimshaw Whale Tooth|
|Material:||Sperm whale tooth|
|Estimated Period:||Circa 1850|
|Country of Origin:||England|
|Condition:||Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing|
original and authentic engraved tooth by English sailors, engraved scrimshaw ... ex voto of a fishing campaign.
needle engraving of a whale fishing scene
the name of the captain of the ship
the acronym with marine monogram
old work from c. 1850
size 12 X 5 cm
a glued scale of 5mm, slightly visible at the edge of the neck
It is not elephant ivory so not subject to regulation
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Catawiki member since July 25, 2016, received 85 reviews in total (10 in last 12 months)
|Feedback score:||100% (10 reviews)|
|(last 12 months)|
Shipped and received very quickly. Item as described.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Scrimshaw- Objet arrivé sans problème. Frais de port raisonnables- Bien emballé - Dommage qu'il ne soit pas accompagné d'un certificat confirmant que c'est une dent naturelle.
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|Rest of Europe||$17.14|
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: Montpellier (france), France.