ANTIQUE SCRIMSHAW LETTER SEAL. 19th Century sailors seal stamp made from hand carved whalebone. The end forming the wax seal stamp is oval in shape and has the initials “LW” carved into it, whilst the other end is carved into an open hand with a heart shape on the palm. The shaft is carved with lattice work and banding. Length 4.25” (11 cm). A nice original example of this practical sailors art !!
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