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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 83

    A 20th century scrimshaw whale's tooth of a New Bedford Whaler**

    W. GODKIN, (ANONYMOUS, 20TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A 20th century scrimshaw whale's tooth of a New Bedford Whaler**
    W. Godkin, (Anonymous, 20th century)
    engraved on one side with a cross-section of the bark Alice Knowles and inscribed "New Bedford Whaler/Barque "Alice Knowles" section/"Lost Sept. 1017 in a Hurricane" Signed lower right.
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) length.


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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.