Lot 149: Scrimshaw Decorated Tooth

Scrimshaw Decorated Tooth, one side depicts a man in top coat/hat consoling a woman, with red wax (?) inset piece under their chins. The reverse depicts Christ on a cross with 2 soldiers, 4 1/2" tall, the bottom of the tooth has been sawed and broken off, appears to be American/English, 19th Century, as found. Estimate $600-900

Price Realized: $450

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