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Unusual, carved whale bone plaque in form of an African mask with scrimshawed ship dated 1852 with inscription --Taken from the Slaver Mary Adeline by John Teal of the brig Dolphin-- 12 x 4 in wide. An interesting story regarding the meeting of these 2 ships at the Congo River can be found in the book --Disease, Resistance, and Lies: The Demise of the Transatlantic Slave Trade ...By Dale T. Graden.

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Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Oct 15, 2017
380 Winthrop Street
Rehoboth, MA 02769
United States
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