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Item Details

Lot #444
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$200.00(hammer price)
 $240.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 17, 2016

Description

WHALEMAN-MADE DOCUMENT BOX 19th Century
In mahogany inlaid with whale ivory stars on top and front. Rectangular whale ivory panels form right angles at each corner of box top. Whale ivory escutcheon. Height 4.25. Width 11.25". Depth 8"."

Condition

Somewhat warped. Age splits at bottom and top.

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