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A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF MINIATURE SCRIMSHAW FLATWARE AND IMPLEMENTS

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 LARGE ASSORTMENT OF MINIATURE SCRIMSHAW FLATWARE AND IMPLEMENTS

PROBABLY AMERICAN, 19TH CENTURY

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A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF MINIATURE SCRIMSHAW FLATWARE AND IMPLEMENTS Probably American, 19th century Comprising an oval block mounted with six pieces, eight additional implements including two fids and a lidded box containing approximately fifty picks, miniature guns, a saw, a hammer and other items 6½in. long, mounted group (61)
Provenance
Sotheby's, New York, The Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection, December 16, 1983, lot 317 (in part)
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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