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Carved Scrimshaw Bone Piece, Oriental. (Image1)

Carved Scrimshaw Bone Piece, Oriental. (Image1)

Azores islands scrimshaw (image preview: FOT378232) | fotoLibra

Azores islands scrimshaw (image preview: FOT378232) | fotoLibra

antique scrimshawed swordfish bill w whaling scene dec : Lot 76

antique scrimshawed swordfish bill w whaling scene dec : Lot 76

One of a kind giclee print by Rachel Badeau of Moosup Valley Design. She does amazing scrimshaw work on mostly jewelry...see my pin below. Scrimshaw is a shrinking and almost lost art form- A very intricate form of engrave carving and then filling in the designs with pigment. Rachel's work:  http://www.etsy.com/shop/moosupvalleydesigns

One of a kind giclee print by Rachel Badeau of Moosup Valley Design. She does amazing scrimshaw work on mostly jewelry...see my pin below. Scrimshaw is a shrinking and almost lost art form- A very intricate form of engrave carving and then filling in the designs with pigment. Rachel's work: http://www.etsy.com/shop/moosupvalleydesigns

antiques price guide, antiques priceguide, nautical, America, A scrimshaw whale's tooth. Depicting swimming whales and seals. Inscribed Galapagos 1857. Also inscribed on base Falkland Isles. CW. Antique with later scrimshaw work.

antiques price guide, antiques priceguide, nautical, America, A scrimshaw whale's tooth. Depicting swimming whales and seals. Inscribed Galapagos Also inscribed on base Falkland Isles. Antique with later scrimshaw work.

TWO BROTHERS   Scrimshaw on 5” sperm whale tooth -  built in 1816, refitted as whaler in 1831 in New Bedford MA and worked until 1864.  New Bedford Whaling Museum.

scrimshaw Whaling city of movie "Moby Dick" is New Bedford, Massachusetts.Scrimshaw is still prized--whalers at sea would carve pictures into the whale teeth/bone

The engraved designs on whale teeth, bone, tusk or shell - was the product of boredom on the voyages that could last for years. These beautiful objects express homesickness, longing and adventure.

The engraved designs on whale teeth, bone, tusk or shell - was the product of boredom on the voyages that could last for years. These beautiful objects express homesickness, longing and adventure.

Scrimshaw | SCRIMSHAW | Genuine Antique Whale Tooth Scrimshaw FOR SALE

About the Genuine Antique Whale tooth scrimshaw available on sale by Stephen Baring, London based vintage and antique seller

Scrimshaw became the pastime of lonely and often dispirited seamen far from home. To read their story and see some beautiful work go to……….. The Value of Scrimshaw Soars - http://AntiqueCollectorsHub.com/the-value-of-scrimshaw-soars/

Image detail for -rare colored piece of scrimshaw art.