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Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900TLocation: BostonDate / Time: June 01, 2016 12:00PM


Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, with one shaped and one peaked end, decorated on one side with patriotic and military motifs including cannon, a sailing vessel, an eagle and shield above crossed flags, and a monument, the other side with a palm tree, flower, compass rose, and cornucopia, centering the initials "NB," lg. 10 in.
Estimate $400-600

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