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Two Scrimshaw Items

Auction:
2337
Lot:
535
Sold for:
$264$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Two Scrimshaw Items, 19th century, a hook device made of carved wood bound with a carved ivory barb; a baleen busk engraved with a heart, foliate medallion, a two-masted sailing vessel, a potted plant and two leafy vine designs, lg. 6 1/2, 12 in.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

hook device, Busk, Carving, Corsetry, Engraving, Ivory, Medallion, Sailing, Scrimshaw, Whaling

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