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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 79

    An early 20th century whale's tooth with a whale in relief**

    Price Realised  

    An early 20th century whale's tooth with a whale in relief**
    the relief of the whale, carved from a piece of pan-bone, and detailed with mouth, eye, and fins and applied to the tooth.
    4½ in. (11.4 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.