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Engraved Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2482
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Engraved Whale's Tooth, late 19th century, the obverse with an American eagle and shield with a wreath above and a brig below, the reverse depicting a fashionably dressed woman above the inscription "MARIA" within a leafy wreath, (age cracks, chip), lg. 5 1/8 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Four age cracks, 3/4- 1/1 2 in. lg., 5/8 in. shallow chip on tip of tooth on "Maria" side.

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