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March 1, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 01, 2015 10:00AM


Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk, America, 19th century, decorated with geometric designs, trees, a heart, and a three-masted vessel, (imperfections),lg. 15 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

hole drilled in tip of tusk, age cracks especially to undecorated side, and minor chips

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