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Scrimshaw whale tooth

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Scrimshaw whale tooth with the Great Seal of the United States and the motto "E Pluribus Unum" ('one from many') on one side with a scroll dated 1864. On the other side is a depiction of a whale with 'Ship Gazelle of Nantucket' inscribed above. Created by "Master Daniel F. Worth"., whale tooth, length 167mm

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