Engraved Whale's Tooth
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
- Date / Time :
- November 08, 2009 11:00AM
Engraved Whale's Tooth, 1848, one side depicting an American ship of war below a compass-drawn sun, the reverse depicting an anchor above a spreadwing American eagle and panoply, above a small border of trees, the sides inscribed "Bath" and the year "1848," (cracks), ht. 4 1/2 in.
The tip has been ground flat at an angle, two cracks one on either sideabout 1 1/2 in. lg.