Blue-painted Oval Covered Box with Carved Ebony Whale
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M
- Date / Time :
- August 14, 2011 10:00AM
Blue-painted Oval Covered Box with Carved Ebony Whale, Nantucket, 19th century, small oval lapped-seam box with pine top and bottom and maple sides, the cover topped with an applied carved ebony sperm whale plaque in high relief, (minor imperfections), ht. 2 3/8, dia. 5 1/8 in.
The cover has a 3 3/4 in. tight crack, old minor slivers of losses on lower cover rim edge, one small loss on cover rim is about 1/3 x 1/4 in. at finger joinery.