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Rosewood Box Topped with Scrimshaw-decorated Whaling Scene Medallion

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
783
Sold for:
$275$275

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Rosewood Box Topped with Scrimshaw-decorated Whaling Scene Medallion, Nancy Chase, Nantucket, 1963, tapered rectangular box, with brass latch, the bottom of the box inscribed "N.A. Chase/1963/Nantucket Mass." ht. 4 3/8, wd. 6 1/8, dp. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Nancy Chase, Massachusetts, Carving, Engraving, Geography of Massachusetts, Nantucket, Scrimshaw, Visual arts, Whaling

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