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Two Scrimshaw Busks

Auction:
2444
Lot:
196
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two Scrimshaw Busks, 19th century, a maple busk with chip-carved decoration of intertwined hearts, pinwheel, diamonds, and rosettes; a baleen busk engraved with panels of hearts, a tree, a star, and leafy branches, lg. 13 1/2, 12 3/4 in.
Estimate $100-150

Both in good condition.

Keywords

Busk, Corsetry, Scrimshaw

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