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19th Century Scrimshaw Tooth
Description

SCRIMSHAW TOOTH WITH A PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL. Nicely executed with a bit of red coloring on her dress bow. Another tooth the with exact image appears on page 101 in Frank's book "Scrimshaw on Nantucket" Stuart describes the portrait as coming from "Harper's New Monthly Magazine", May 1857. Has a cut base and measures 5 1/4" h x 3 3/8" w. Tooth is completely solid so originally it must have been extremely large. Condition overall fine. 

 

Sales price: $950.00
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