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Early 19th Century Scrimshaw Whale Tooth
Early 19th Century Scrimshaw Whale Tooth, circa 1840, with Dapper Gentleman of the American Regency Period, 1830s to 40s, very well engraved in formal attire; the reverse side has a polychromed image of an American ship. An excellent piece of antique sailor's folk art with an unusual image. Earlier than most srimshanded teeth one may find.
Measures: 5-1/4 in H x 2-1/2 in W