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Five Carved and Engraved Busks

Auction:
2482
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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

Description:

Five Carved and Engraved Busks, 18th and 19th century, one of whalebone with star, flower, bird, and tree motifs, two wooden, one dated 1773, the other 1792 with chip and relief carvings, two of baleen, one with a star, tree, and building, the other with a ship and a house inscribed "At Sea Ship Nile 1841," lg. 11-13 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Sea Ship Nile, Baleen, Bone, Busk, Corsetry, Relief carving

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