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AN ENGRAVED AND POLYCHROMED SCRIMSHAW WHALE TOOTH
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AN ENGRAVED AND POLYCHROMED SCRIMSHAW WHALE TOOTH

AMERICAN, 19TH CENTURY

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AN ENGRAVED AND POLYCHROMED SCRIMSHAW WHALE TOOTH
American, 19th century
Depicting an elaborate landscape with harbor in the distance, inscribed New England Screw Co. Providence
7 1/8in.
Provenance
E. Norman Flayderman
Literature
E. Norman Flayderman, Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders (New Milford, Connecticut, 1972), p. 65
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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