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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    A large scrimshaw whale's tooth decorated with a whaling scene**

    A.G. MACHADO; EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A large scrimshaw whale's tooth decorated with a whaling scene**
    A.G. Machado; early 20th century
    signed on the lower right, and engraved on one side, depicting three whale boats in a pod of five whales.
    7 in. (17.8 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.