03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00AMCalender
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Engraved Whalebone Busk

$593$500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Engraved Whalebone Busk, mid-19th century, one side with a checkered crest above a woman standing beneath tasseled drapery, over an indistinct scene with a lady and a gentleman, the other side with a lady beside a sailor holding a bonnet aloft, and indistinct sketches of two heads, (wear to engraving), wd. 1 3/4, lg. 9 1/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

sailor