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Large Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk
Description

19TH CENTURY SCRIMSHAW DECORATED WALRUS TUSK. Profusely engraved both sides with front having seven depictions that include: a portrait of a young female holding flowers, port view of an American ship, fancy initials "H. H. P.", American flags and Eagle, castle with spires, a fouled anchor and a pineapple. The reverse with six scenes, the lower depicting a pedestal base supporting a floral urn that sits high atop a large fluted column. The front panel of the base decorated with with an American shield and flags. The column wrapped with a leafy vine and two American flags. Above that is a busy harbor scene, a grouping of flowers, a guitar, fruit and an acorn. 25 1/4" high. 3" wide at the base. Mounted on a beautifully fashioned, 20th century, teak base that is   3.75" tall.  Overall height 29". Superb condition and wonderful age color throughout. Circa 1850. Great quality engraving and quite desirable subject matter. An impressive looking piece of scrimshaw.

Sales price: $3,900.00
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John F. Rinaldi

107 Ocean Avenue
PO Box 765
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046

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