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Item Details

Lot #185
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00
Last UpdatedOctober 4, 2019

Description

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Mid-19th Century
Lobed top is engraved to form a striped heart. Also depicts a bouquet of flowers, two differing pinwheels, two intersecting hearts, a foliate branch, a foliate arch and a banner. Serrated border at sides. Also lobed at bottom. Length 11.25."

Condition

Warped. Some wear/loss of ink, particularly at bouquet of flowers and lower right edge.

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