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Item Details

Lot #195
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00
Last UpdatedOctober 4, 2019

Description

DOLL'S TALL POST BED WITH WHALEBONE AND WHALE IVORY INLAY 19th Century
Shaped headboard inlaid with two whale ivory hearts flanking crossed harpoons. Tapered posts, each with spear-shaped whalebone inlay that creates a serrated or harlequin pattern. Height 17.25. Length 18.25". Width 13.5"."

Condition

Restoration where rails attach to posts, and possibly where headboard attaches to posts. Whale ivory inlay with age lines. Rope with at least one break.

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