Vintage Faux Ivory Scrimshaw Cuff Bracelet

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 18, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House

I bought this for my wife in 1983 on a visit to the cape and the islands. She does not like cuff bracelets, and so has never worn it.

It is synthetic ivory, same material nearly all scrimshaw is worked in these days, since the Marine Mammals Act banned trade in whale ivory.