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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A pair of scrimshaw fashion teeth**

    AMERICAN; 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A pair of scrimshaw fashion teeth**
    American; 19th century
    [unsigned], the first in a folk art style, with a woman walking in a garden on the verso and a man hunting with a dog on the recto, in polychrome colors; the second with a finely drawn woman on the verso, and a ship on the recto.
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) and smaller. (2)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA AVERY ANDERSON