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American Scrimshaw on Sperm Whale Tooth

This pair of scrimshaw are engraved ivory from a baby sperm whale from the mid 1800’s. They were commissioned by Abbott Lawerence, contemporary¬†of Abraham Lincoln, and depict the Stars and Stripes and a whaling scene.

2000 euro for the pair.

The Strange Case of the Stone in the Night


At snow white candle,

at round table

Sired for wounding,

Or so it feels,

A beast of field & stream

This pelt makes it real: 65 more words