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Scrimshaw
Scrimshaw

Scrimshaw is bone or ivory or whale’s teeth carved by sailors and others for entertainment during the sailing-ship days. Some scrimshaw was carved as early as 1800. There are modern scrimshanders making pieces today on bone, ivory, or plastic. Other pieces may be found in the Ivory and Nautical categories. Collectors should be aware of the recent laws limiting the buying and selling of scrimshaw and elephant ivory.

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 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Couple, 2 Children, Forest, Urn, Leaf & Berry Border, 6 1/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Inset Tintype Woman's Portrait, Sawtooth Border, 5 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Man, Rescuing Inca Baby, 6 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Man, Woman, Holding Flags, Painted, 5 3/4 In.Pair2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Pheasant, On Branch, Eagle, Stars, Banner, Black, Red Paint, 6 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Riverbank, Ship, Sawtooth Border, 6 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Sailing Ship, Union Jack Flag, Red Ink, 8 1/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Ships, Lighthouse, 5 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, St. Bart's Scene, Ship, Lighthouse, 7 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, War Of 1812 Scene, 5 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Woman, Hat, Bustle Dress, Parasol, Black, Red Ink, 6 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Woman, Sawtooth Oval Border, Leaf Rim, 6 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothEngraved, Woman, Standing, Petting Spaniel, On Pedestal, 6 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothHope, 1800s Attire, Ship, Flying Flag, Anchor, 6 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothInscription, Lycka Til, Good Luck, Sweden, 6 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothMaltese Crosses, Crown, Letter R, Ribbon, 7 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothPlain, 1800s, 6 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothSailing Ship, Flag, Eagle, Woman, Sailor, Flowers, c.1840, 6 1/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothShip Designs, Inscribed, c.1850, 6 In.Pair2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale’s ToothWoman's Portrait, Rose, Handkerchief, Black Base, Mass.c.1830, 6 1/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhaleboneCarved, Mother-Of-Pearl Inlay, Marble Base, 12 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhaleboneSeam Rubber, Chamfered Cube Head, 4 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBelt BuckleSterling, Sailboat, Choppy Seas, Mounted, Teak Stand, c.1990, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBuskBone, Scalloped Top, Incised, Inked, Flowers, Cross, Peacock, Portrait, 1800s, 12 3/4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBuskWhalebone, Woman, Man With American Flag, 25 Stars, Eagle, Shield, 1800s, 12 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price


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