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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 63

    A pair of 19th century hinged salad tongs**

    Price Realised  

    A pair of 19th century hinged salad tongs**
    in ivory, and in the form of a hinged fork and spoon, carved and pieced together, with ebony inlays at the seams for the handle and utensils. Hinged at the center with a cap pin.
    8½ in. (21.6 cm.)

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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.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a New Jersey Collector