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A SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE TABLET CARVED WITH THE ALPHABET

Notice Regarding the Sale of Material from Endangered Species. 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
A SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE TABLET CARVED WITH THE ALPHABET

AMERICAN, 19TH CENTURY

Details
A SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE TABLET CARVED WITH THE ALPHABET American, 19th century Together with a whale tooth globe with later painting; and a group of fifty-eight cut panbone letters 3¾in. long (60)
Provenance
E. Norman Flayderman, the tablet
Literature
E. Norman Flayderman, Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders (New Milford, Connecticut, 1972), p. 241
Special Notice

Notice Regarding the Sale of Material from Endangered Species. 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
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