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WALPOLES

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Item Details

A repurposed Inuit harpoon tip made from the pointed end from a narwhal's tusk, roughly shaped and hewn towards the end holed for seal sinews, to secure this to the wooden shaft of a harpoon, but with a fine glossy patina. Apparently traded with a mariner early in the 20th century who has then made this into a good and handy fid, with a turned wooden bearer; an excellent tool for the splicing of ropes. The tusk 19th century, as a fid, early 20th century. 14 inches long
  • Period:
    • Price: £785.00
    • €940 Euro
    • $1,052 US Dollar
  • Location: London