Wed, 28th Apr 2010 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Undaunted)

 
  Lot 88
 

88

A 19TH-CENTURY SAILOR'S SCRIMSHAW-DECORATED...

Sold for £1,240
Estimated at £300 - £400


 
A 19TH-CENTURY SAILOR'S SCRIMSHAW-DECORATED WHALE'S TOOTH
incised with a British Tar, sword drawn with Union flag and his ship in the background, the reverse inscribed 8 Hope -- 5in. (12.5cm.) high; 164g; together with another with a ship's profile over one side -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) high; 169g
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