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Miniature "scrimshaw" skull in petrified whale bone. Early 19th C
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Ref : 68570
1 750 €
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
England
Medium :
petrified whale bone
Curiosities  - Miniature "scrimshaw" skull in petrified whale bone. Early 19th C 19th century - Miniature "scrimshaw" skull in petrified whale bone. Early 19th C  - Miniature "scrimshaw" skull in petrified whale bone. Early 19th C Antiquités - Miniature "scrimshaw" skull in petrified whale bone. Early 19th C
Kim J. Nazzi

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Miniature "scrimshaw" skull in petrified whale bone. Early 19th C

A rare miniature "scrimshaw" carving of a human skull or "memento mori", carved from petrified whale bone, harvested by a whaler during one of his voyages.

Probably English . Early 19th century.

Dimensions: height 5,5cm ; length 7,5cm ; width 5cm

In excellent condition.

Kim J. Nazzi

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