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Item Details

Lot #216
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$60.00(hammer price)
 $72.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 16, 2017

Description

*FOUR CORSET BUSKS 19th Century
Two whalebone and two baleen. One with scrimshaw decoration of a leafy tree, hex signs, a basket of flowers, a geometric design, a hot air balloon, and a potted plant. Length 13.75. Remainder undecorated or with crude markings. Lengths 13.5".
*May only be purchased by a Massachusetts resident and will not be shipped out of state."

Condition

Red stain at center. Baleen busks with bug damage.

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