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Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, 19th century, slightly tapered form with rounded ends with incised carving of flowers and foliate devices, the reverse with faint presentation inscription, lg. 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Baleen, Busk, Carving, Corsetry, Engraving, LG Corporation, Scrimshaw, Whaling

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