Whale Tooth carved into a Hand holding a Wine Bottle

Whale Tooth carved into a Hand holding a Wine Bottle
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Whale Tooth carved into a Hand holding a Wine BottleWhale Tooth carved into a Hand holding a Wine Bottle
American
Ca. 1850-1875
Whale Tooth carved into a Hand holding a Wine Bottle.  There is wonderful detail of the bottle and the hand with the fingers and finger nails.  Below the hand is a carved finial where the square shank of the helix worm is fixed to the hand.  The brush is for cleaning the top of a bottle of wine.
Item ID: DA-CRKSCRW 0004