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Item Details

Lot #143
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00
Last UpdatedOctober 4, 2019

Description

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Mid-19th Century
Abundantly and delicately engraved with a rising sun, entwined hearts, hex signs, potted plants, an elephant, and other foliate and geometric designs. Busk is arched at top and canted at bottom. Length 14.25.
From a Long Island Collection."

Condition

Generally well preserved.

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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