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Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusks

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900TLocation: BostonDate / Time: June 01, 2016 12:00PM


Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusks, America, 19th century, one tusk carved on one side with two women, one of whom stands in front of a mirrored bureau, and a mustachioed military officer, and on the other side with a stemmed flower and a seaman; the other tusk carved on one side with three figures - a seaman, a figure in a headdress holding a skull and crossbones flag, and a woman with her hands clasped, lg. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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