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Engraved Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2585B
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2585B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Engraved Whalebone Busk, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, shaped busk with vertical engraved panels of a cruciform, leafy plants, heart, and a checkerboard, (minor losses to edges), lg. 11, wd. 2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

New England, Bone, Busk, Corsetry, Cruciform

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