Scrimshaw whale tooth walrus ivory engraved nineteenth boat sailing ship

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E30 64

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800,00 €

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Scrimshaw * on walrus tooth or finely engraved sperm whale ivory, representing a three-masted sailing yacht at sea, XIXth century.

This scrimshaw is in good condition and is of high quality.

A note: some slots on the edge of the tooth, light scratches and wear of time, see photos.

* Scrimshaw: this English term refers crafts derived from engravings by whalers on revenue from various marine mammals. They are conducted mainly on the bones and teeth of sperm whales and baleen of baleen, as well as the defenses walrus or narwhal.

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  • Dimensions 17 cm x 6,5 cm