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Scrimshaw Tooth

Winning Bid: $125.00

Item condition: New

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Starting bid: $100

Donated by: Christina Jacobsen deVilliers

Description: One of a kind hand-etched synthetic scrimshaw, created by local artist Christina Jacobsen deVilliers. This synthetic whale tooth depicts a historic harbor scene featuring several sailing vessels. The daughter and granddaughter of fishermen who emigrated from Norway, Jacobsen deVilliers’worked as a professional scrimshander in the 1970s. Her scrimshaw, drawings, and paintings have been featured in several of New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center’s gallery exhibits. 

Total Bids Placed:

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Highest bidder was: d*****3

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
d*****3 September 27, 2023 7:06 am $125.00
j*********y September 25, 2023 5:38 pm $100.00
Auction started September 19, 2023 12:00 pm

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