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Antique American Ivory Scrimshaw Boot Leg Shoe Knife

Antique American Ivory Scrimshaw Boot Leg Shoe Knife


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Organics: Ivory: Pre 1900: Item # 704235

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Rochester, New York 14618
585-734-4494

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Rare American scrimshaw marine ivory(probably walrus)pocket knife in shape of lady's leg with shoe. Measures 3" long when open, and 2" long when closed. The blade is marked "England" on one side and "Rogers Cutlers to his".The word "Majesty" may be covered up by the ivory. There is also a cross hall mark and a star hallmark by the word England. The tip of the blade has been damaged and the plate is worn. The ivory itself is in excellent condition. This is a great piece of American ivory scrimshaw dating to the mid 19th century. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having received it. Postage/insurance extra. New York buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and shipping charges unless valid NY state tax number and sales tax form provided.