SCRIMSHAW THE WHALER INDIAN OFF TAHITI

UP FOR AUCTION IS THIS PIECE OF SCRIMSHAW ART. DEPICTED IS A VERY DETAILED WHALING SCENE WITH THE WHALER INDIAN OFF TAHITI. I DO NOT KNOW IF THIS IS A COMPOUND, BONE, OR IVORY. I TRIED A HOT POINT ON THE BACK AND IT WOULD NOT LEAVE A MARK. YOU ARE BUYING THIS PIECE AS IS WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITY. IT MEASURES 7 3/4" LONG AND WEIGHS 1.2 POUNDS.

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