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Scrimshawed whale tooth - c. 1850

Lot reference 22110883
Scrimshawed whale tooth - c. 1850

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Current bid $525
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Location: France
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England

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
Dimensions: 12×5 cm

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
fine patina
old work from c. 1850
England
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)

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    user-ff97eed February 25, 2019

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    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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