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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 99

    A double sided whale's tooth with a whaling scene**


    Price Realised  


    A double sided whale's tooth with a whaling scene**
    British; 19th century
    [unsigned], on the verso a double whaling scene with one drawing above the other, on the recto a young couple standing in front of a British flag flying from a flag pole.
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) length.

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    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.