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Carved and Engraved Miniature Whalebone Cradle

Auction:
2230
Lot:
238
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Carved and Engraved Miniature Whalebone Cradle, 19th century, possibly sailor made, the cradle with shaped crest rails, turned finials, and spindles, and pegged construction, with engraved star and sunburst motifs on ends and sides, 3 3/4 x 5 x 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

sailor , Bone, Roofs