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Three Modern Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Auction:
3080B
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3080B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Three Modern Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth, 20th century, one depicting a sailor in a street scene; one depicting whalers hunting a sperm whale; the third depicting a sailor and mermaid, lg. to 7 1/4 in.

Note: May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Apex predators, Scrimshaw, Sperm whales, Visual arts, Whale, Whaling, Whaling in the United States

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