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Engraved Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2349
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$529$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Engraved Whale's Tooth, America, mid-19th century, one side engraved with a bust-length profile portrait of man with mustache and goatee, the other side with a duck, and inscribed "W.Y. Bisbee.," (cracks, losses), lg. 6 3/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Facial hair, Goatee, Moustache, Whale

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