Unsual Scrimshaw with Portrait of a Maori Chief
Lot 94Y
Unsual Scrimshaw with Portrait of a Maori Chief
Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Unsual Scrimshaw with Portrait of a Maori Chief
Lot Details
Unsual Scrimshaw with Portrait of a Maori Chief
Sperm whale tooth
length 4 1/2in (11.4cm)

Provenance:
Leo and Lillian Fortess Collection, Hawaii

Decorated on the reverse with men in a canoe.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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    United States
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