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Ivory whale tooth, late 1800s, scrimshaw depicting a whaling ship with a compass rose.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts Start Price:525.00 USD Estimated At:750.00 - 1,100.00 USD
Ivory whale tooth, late 1800s, scrimshaw depicting a whaling ship with a compass rose.
SOLD
525.00USD+ (78.75) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2010 Nov 10 @ 17:10UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Ivory whale tooth, late 1800s, scrimshaw depicting a whaling ship with a compass rose. 209 grams, 5-1/2" tall. Only half of this piece was smoothed for the design, which is an oncoming ship at sea below a compass rose, the other side left rough with deep patina, fully intact and made to stand upright.

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