A SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH, 19TH C decorated with a native fi...

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£700 - £900

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A SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH, 19TH C decorated with a native figure standing by a mastiff, the reverse with Cupid clinging to a fleeing beast and inscribed GOOD MEDICINES, 14cm h

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A rare and unusually ambitious example of a scrimshaw tooth that does not appear to have been copied from an engraving or other print source. The decoration well preserved

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Auction Date: 22nd Mar 2017 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
22nd Mar 2017 10am (Lots 1 to 1108)

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