Maritime Antiques

Scrimshaw Teeth with Family Portraits


A set of four whale’s teeth scrimshaw carved with women and children. Mounted on their original 19th century base. In the background a large sailor’s shell valentine with a Barbados maker’s trade label on the octagonal case.

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.