Scrimshaw Dent Morse Cachalot Ivoire Engraved Boat Ship Sailboat XIX flag

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"Scrimshaw Dent Morse Cachalot Ivoire Engraved Boat Ship Sailboat XIX"
Scrimshaw * on finely engraved ivory or sperm whale tooth, representing a three-masted sailboat sailing at sea, from the 19th century. This scrimshaw is in good condition and is of high quality. A note: some cracks on the edge of the tooth, slight scratches and wear of time, see photos. * Scrimshaw: this English term indicates the craft industry resulting from engravings carried out by the whalers on the products drawn from various marine mammals. They are carried out mainly on the bones and teeth of sperm whales or baleen of mysticetes, as well as on the tusks of walruses or narwhals. Specimen in worked ivory, before July 1, 1947 and therefore conforms to Regulation CE 338/97 of 09/12/1996 art.2-Wmc. Dimensions Dimensions 17 cm x 6.5 cm Reference: E30 64 All the photos are on:
Price : 800 €
Period:19th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : Bon état

Material : Ivoire
Length: dimensions 17 cm x 6,5 cm

Reference : 592475
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Scrimshaw Dent Morse Cachalot Ivoire Engraved Boat Ship Sailboat XIX

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