Scrimshaw Mahogany and Panbone Oval Ditty Box
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
- Date / Time :
- November 01, 2008 3:00PM
Scrimshaw Mahogany and Panbone Oval Ditty Box, probably America, mid-19th century, fitted with mahogany lid and base, engraved decorations on sides of an eagle, a Federal house with cow and tree, a windmill, a horse and cart, and a stag pulling a figure on a sled, a floral border around lid rim, (small losses), ht. 2 3/4, dia. 6 in.
Some small losses on edge of bone cover rim and base edge. two nails missing on lower edge with a sliver of the panbone is missing about 1/8 x 1/2 in.