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Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

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


Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, probably Alaska, early 20th century, carved on the playing surface side with a whale among icebergs and a floral device, and on the reverse with a representation of the Alaskan coastline from Wales to Norton Bay, (damage to end),lg. 19 in.
Estimate $300-500

cover to gamepiece compartment has come apart, loss near where cover fits, chip to underside near leg.

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