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Carved Wood Busk

Carved Wood Busk

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1540
Sold for:
$615$500

Carved Wood Busk, America, c. 1750, the tapering body with carved potted flower and meandering vine, initialed and dated "AD/1750," lg. 12 3/8 in. More ...

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1541
Sold for:
$308$250

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, 19th century, decorated with hearts, vines, and floral motifs within a vine border lg. 13 1/4 in. More ...

Chip-carved Maple Busk

Chip-carved Maple Busk

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
196
Sold for:
$584$475

Chip-carved Maple Busk, 1781, the front with carved heart, pinwheel, and geometric designs, the back carved "DC/1781," lg. 13 3/8, wd. 2 3/8 in. More ...

Group of Bone and Whale Ivory Sewing Items

Group of Bone and Whale Ivory Sewing Items

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1100
Sold for:
$584$475

Group of Bone and Whale Ivory Sewing Items, 19th century, including several large and small knitting needles, bodkins, button hooks, thread holders, a needle case, and a plain busk, lg. to 25 in. More ...

Small Group of Nautical-related Items

Small Group of Nautical-related Items

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
600
Sold for:
$154$125

Small Group of Nautical-related Items, including a tiger maple cane with bone knop, a baleen busk, a carved walnut nutcracker, and a small folk art boat. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$172$140

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, 19th century, slightly tapered form with rounded ends decorated on one side with sections depicting a sailing vessel, two figures, a diamond centering the More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1193
Sold for:
$135$110

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk, America, 19th century, with one shaped and one rounded end, decorated with geometric devices centering a central reserve with crossed branches highlighted with green More ...

Ten Whalebone Objects

Ten Whalebone Objects

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1434
Sold for:
$234$190

Ten Whalebone Objects, America, 19th century, including three turned bodkins, and seven small busks or "playing bones," lg. to 10 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw Baleen Busk

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Scrimshaw Baleen Busk, 19th century, with engraved floral, ship, fouled anchor, and United States flag and shield, initialed "NS" on one side and lettered "ROMULUS" on the other, lg. 11 3/8 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$523$425

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, 19th century, decorated with depictions of buildings and a castle, lg. 12 1/4 in. Provenance: The Barbara Johnson Collection. More ...

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$1,661$1,350

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, 19th century, one side engraved with six spouting whales, lg. 13 1/2 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, 19th century, one side decorated with a spreadwing eagle with "E PLURIBUS UNUM" ribbon flanked by two sailing ships in zigzag borders, the other side with depictions of More ...

Four Early Chip-carved Items

Four Early Chip-carved Items

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1619
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Four Early Chip-carved Items, 17th/18th century, each with geometric designs including a busk initialed and dated on the back "MT 1785"; a slide-lid box with four legs opening to two compartments, a More ...

Whalebone Busk

Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$123$100

Whalebone Busk, 19th century, one side with engraved and red tinted frame, lg. 13 3/4 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
165
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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 More ...

Five Carved Maritime Items

Five Carved Maritime Items

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1358
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Five Carved Maritime Items, 19th century, a walrus tusk depicting a ship, inscribed "The Hunt/Portage Queen/New York/1855," a whalebone busk inscribed "Mary Barker/Friendships More ...

Ten Whalebone Objects

Ten Whalebone Objects

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1090
Unsold
 

Ten Whalebone Objects, America, 19th century, including three turned bodkins, and seven small busks or "playing bones," lg. to 10 in. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1092
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, one shaped and one rounded end, decorated on one side with a central panel depicting a whaleship flying an American flag, a harpooned More ...

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1093
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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 More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1094
Sold for:
$738$600

Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, one shaped and one rounded end, composed of stars and pinwheels above a sailing vessel flying the American flag, highlighted with red and More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1095
Sold for:
$861$700

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, 19th century, one rounded and one shaped end, one side with foliate motifs centering the initials "S.M," the other with varied designs including a More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$400$325

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, More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1097
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, mid-19th century, one shaped end and one pointed end, decorated on one side with pictorial motifs including an anchor, a square-rigged vessel, a shield More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1098
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, America, 19th century, slightly tapered form with rounded ends decorated on one side with sections depicting a sailing vessel, two figures, a diamond centering the More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1099
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw-decorated Wooden Busk, America, 19th century, with one shaped and one rounded end, decorated with geometric devices centering a central reserve with crossed branches highlighted with green More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Busk

Scrimshaw-decorated Busk

Auction:
2858T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 19, 2015
Lot:
1210
Sold for:
$431$350

Scrimshaw-decorated Busk, America, 19th century, depicting a lighthouse and United States flag on a rocky shore, a three-masted sailing ship, and section of a circular fortification flying a large More ...

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busks

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busks

Auction:
2838M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 08, 2015
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Three Scrimshaw-decorated Whalebone Busks, 19th century, the first double-sided, with trees, buildings, stars, figural busts, flowers, and hearts; the second with urns of flowers, foliate devices, More ...

Carved Whalebone Busk

Carved Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2838M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 08, 2015
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Carved Whalebone Busk, probably New England, 19th century, decorated on one side with heart, flower, and pinwheel motifs, and highlighted with red and green pigment, lg. 13 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2757B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 26, 2014
Lot:
327
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, with tombstone top and squared bottom with cutout corners, decorated with a church flying an American flag, a ship at sea, and a seascape from a dock More ...

Scrimshaw Two-part Whalebone Busk

Scrimshaw Two-part Whalebone Busk

Auction:
2757B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 26, 2014
Lot:
328
Sold for:
$246$200

Scrimshaw Two-part Whalebone Busk, America, 19th century, decorated with trees, potted plants, a geometric design, and a house, the two sections tied together with ribbon, overall lg. 13 1/2 in. More ...