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    Sale 1963

    Maritime Art Including Fine Paintings, Nautical Antiques, Scrimshaw And Ship Models

    30 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    A 19th century scrimshaw whale's tooth with revelling sailors**

    Price Realised  

    A 19th century scrimshaw whale's tooth with revelling sailors**
    engraved on the front with a pair of sailors and women celebrating; and on the other an angel on a pedestal gathering florets in a skirt. On a turned mahogany pedestal.
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) length. (2)


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


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