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Item Details

Lot #27
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00
Last UpdatedOctober 9, 2019

Description

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE-SIDED BUSK Mid-19th Century
Obverse depicts a potted plant, a house, four hex signs, a large tree and two small trees. Images separated by differing geometric and foliate bands. Sawtooth border around perimeter. Reverse depicts eleven identical and evenly spaced row-houses with central chimneys. Busk lobed at one end and curved at other. Length 12.13."

Condition

Old break professionally restored and very unobtrusive. Very, very, very slightly warped.

This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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