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Large Scrimshaw Carved Tooth
Description

A LARGE AND VERY INTERESTING SCRIMSHAW TOOTH. One side engraved with a large port view of an English ship at anchor. Nicely executed with figurehead shown and flags flying both fore and aft. The reverse with a sprawling scene depicting a man on horseback riding past a well dressed, seated man who wears a top hat. In the background is a church and cemetery. Below the scene is the inscription "An Apothecary on a White horse rode by on his Avocations". The scene is an accurate and direct copy of an illustration from an 1830 publication of the poem "The Devil's Walk". 8 1/4" l. Condition excellent.

Sales price: $3,795.00
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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,
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.