03-04-2017 03-04-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2985B Boston
March 4, 2017 10:00 AMCalender
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Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

$2,091$1,700
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, c. 1838, one side engraved with crossed United States flags, hot air balloon, and geometric and floral devices, the other side engraved "W.M. BOWEN/COAST PERU FEBY 1ST 1838," lg. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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