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Lot #42
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$1,200.00(hammer price)
 $1,440.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 15, 2019

Description

INLAID AND COPPER-BOUND OAK LIFT-TOP BOX 19th Century
Whale ivory and alternating wood inlay creates a compass rose, heart and banded design on top, a compass rose design on both sides and a star and diamond design on front and back. Height 7. Width 15". Depth 9.5".
Provenance:
Nina Hellman, Nantucket, Massachusetts, who indicated it came from New London, Connecticut.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

Some separation of wood due to shrinkage.

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