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Walrus Ivory

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Walrus Ivory

Type: 
Perfume bottle
Material(s): 
Probably carved walrus ivory
Designer/Maker: 
unknown
Origin: 
USA
Date or Era: 
ca. 1800s
Dimensions: 
6.2 cm. height
Additional Information: 
Probably carved on board the whale ship "HERO" active in Nantucket in 1840. On the back appears the figure of a young lady.

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