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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 133

    A 19th century scrimshaw whale's tooth looking out a window**

    Price Realised  

    A 19th century scrimshaw whale's tooth looking out a window**
    engraved on both sides, the first with a young girl looking out a window, holding back the drapery with one hand; and on the other a woman sewing an American flag. Displayed on a 2-tiered stand.
    6¼ in. (15.9 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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