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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 Tooth Island Woman, Flowers, Banner, Bird, c.1860, 6 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Lady Liberty, Standing Figure, U.S.A., 1900s, 5 x 1 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Naval Battle, Eagle, Holding Flag, 1800s, 6 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Rigged Ship, Arrows, Banners, Woman, 1830s Attire, 6 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Sailing Ship, American Flag, Red, Blue, Black Ink, 5 3/4 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Seam Rubber, Carved Ship Scene,1790, 6 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Ship, American Flag, Flowers, Red, Green, Blue, 3 3/8 x 6 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Ship, American Flag, Palm Tree, Island Woman, Text, c.1850, 6 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Ship, Flag, Eagle, Sad Woman, Albert Garder's Memorial, c.1850, 5 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Ship, House, Landscape, c.1850, 6 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Ship, Whaling Scene, c.1870, 4 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Sperm Whale, Ship Susan Of Nantucket, F. Myrick,1829, 7 1/2 x 3 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Spread Eagle, Shield, Flag, Red, White, Blue, c.1850, 6 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Woman, Bonnet, Fan, Flowers, Stars, c.1900, 7 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Woman, Dress, Head Wreath, Red, White, Blue Shield, c.1855, 6 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Woman, Dress, Hearts, Sperm Whale, Initials, c.1845, 7 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Woman, Dress, Red Flowers In Hair, M.L. Monogram, 6 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhale's Tooth Woman, Victorian Dress, Eagle, Shield, Banners, c.1860, 4 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawWhistle Whalebone, Wood, Carved, Sailor Made, c.1840, 2 3/4 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBallWalrus, Rabbit, Wolf, Seal, Whales, Black Pedestal Base, New England, c.1850, 2 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBasketCrossed Notched Sticks, Round, Pine Base, 4 1/2 x 6 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBasketWhalebone, Interlocking Circles, Wood Base, Oval, 3 x 7 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBasketWhalebone, Pierced Trellis Sides, Wood Base, Oval, Swing Handle, 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBelt BuckleSailing Ship, White Metal, Initials, 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 ScrimshawBodkinWhalebone, Baleen, Snake Shape, Bead Eyes, 3 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price


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