Scrimshawed whales tooth  - whaler and long boats/heart and initials IS
Lot 85Y
A scrimshawed whale's tooth, 6.5in (16.5cm) long
Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,815) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A scrimshawed whale's tooth, British, mid 19th century,
obverse decorated with whaler and four long boats chasing a whaler, reverse with heart pierced with an arrow within leafy surround, dark patina to tip, weight 400gms. 6.5in (16.5cm) long

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Sotheby's London, 21 June 1983, lot 378
Activities
Lot symbols
Similar items