Painted Lobster Claws
Great folky pair of very large painted lobster claws with attached cloth hats intended to represent early seamen.  New England seacoast origin, circa late 19th-early 20th century. Probably made by a sailor or lobsterman.  Painted on both sides.  Hard to find these in early paint and most uncommon to find a matching pair.  Larger one measures apprx. 14" from tip of jaw to top of hat when extended and smaller one measures apprx. 13" between the same points.  (BT-38)
$450 (the pair)

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