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Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Auction:
3080B
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3080B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated with a ship and whales on one side and a town scene on the other with the date "1857" and name "SAMUEL SAMMIS," vine border at top, lg. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Balaenidae, Cetaceans, Scrimshaw, Visual arts, Whale, Whaling

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