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19TH C. SCRIMSHAW TOOTH, CAPTAIN WM. CLEVELAND. Double-sided scrimshaw decorated inscribed sperm whale tooth, ca. 1850, showing detailed portrait of Captain William Cleveland, the reverse with Whaling Bark, Morning Star, 7" H x 2 1/4" W Condition: cracking at base on both sides, approx 1 1/2” each.

(Estimate: $1000-1500. Note: This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)

19TH C. SCRIMSHAW TOOTH, CAPTAIN WM. CLEVELAND. Double-sided scrimshaw decorated inscribed sperm whale tooth, ca. 1850, showing detailed portrait of Captain William Cleveland, the reverse with Whaling Bark, Morning Star, 7" H x 2 1/4" W Condition: cracking at base on both sides, approx 1 1/2” each.

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