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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 88

    A 20th century scrimshaw whale's tooth of the ship James Judd of 1852**

    W. GODKIN, (ANONYMOUS, 20TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A 20th century scrimshaw whale's tooth of the ship James Judd of 1852**
    W. Godkin, (Anonymous, 20th century)
    engraved on one side with a crisp image in polychrome colors of the ship James Arnold and inscribed with "James Arnold 1852". Decorated at the bottom with a border pattern and signed below the name of the ship.
    5¼ in. (13.3 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.