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Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1538
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper, 19th century, the hardwood handle with carved whale's tooth mounts, (bowl repaired), lg. 17 in.
Estimate $200-400


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

Agriculture, Archaeplastida, Coconut, Crops, Human tooth, Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact, Tropics, Whale's Tooth station

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