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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 64

    A pair of small 20th century scrimshaw whale's teeth**


    Price Realised  

    A pair of small 20th century scrimshaw whale's teeth**
    A. Douglas Jacobs, circa 1975
    the first, engraved on one side in polychrome depicting a whale boat and whale tale with a ship in the background with the title "Sound fast.... else be your last!"; the second, engraved on one side in black ink, and depicting a large whale heaving from the sea with a ship in the background. Both signed with the initials on the lower right ADJ.
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) length and smaller. (2)

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