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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    a scrimshaw whale's tooth with a British ship**

    BRITISH; 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    a scrimshaw whale's tooth with a British ship**
    British; 19th century
    [unsigned], the ship under full sail and flying a British flag. The recto is blank.
    5¼ in. (13.3 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.