Offered for sale;
Original sailors work folk art whale tooth scrimshaw, circa 1850
Confidently executed hand engraving of a 19th century lady in a long wide dress, probably copied from a fashion print of the period.
Height 6,1/2″ or 165mm, weight 622 grams
Guaranteed old and original.
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As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.