Maritime Antiques

Ceres Teeth


Two scimshaw carved Sperm Whale’s teeth done aboard the Whaleship “CERES” of Wilmington, Delaware circa 1833-37. The banner above each sailor inscribed with War of 1812 slogan “Free Trade and Sailors Rights”. The tooth on the left also bears the name “Elizabeth B. Ellis”. Shown with a War of 1812 Congressional Naval Presentation Sword.

From the personal collection of John F. Rinaldi and currently not for sale.

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We Buy Antique Scrimshaw & Whaling Artifacts

We are always interested in purchasing nautical antiques. If you are selling one piece or your entire collection we would appreciate hearing from you.

John F. Rinaldi

107 Ocean Avenue
PO Box 765
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046

Tel: 207-967-3218 - Cell: 561-789-6930 - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.