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Figural Engraved Whale's Tooth

Auction:
2482
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Figural Engraved Whale's Tooth, mid-19th century, the obverse showing a fashionably dressed woman and her two daughters in matching attire, the mother seated at a table turning a page of her book, with a butterfly above, the obverse depicting a lady and a gentleman, both sides heightened with red and blue, (hairline crack), ht. 5 5/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Very unobtrusive 3 in. hairline on mother /daughters side.

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