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Item Details

Lot #824
DepartmentWood
Sold For$700.00(hammer price)
 $840.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedDecember 17, 2019

Description

CARVED WOODEN BUSK DATED 1780
Obverse finely carved with assorted designs including hex signs, a heart containing a cross, pinwheels, shells, etc. Reverse deeply carved Abigail Bucklin ~ S Bowers ~ 1780" in elegant serifed lettering. Accompanying handwritten document provides the dates of births and deaths for members of the Bucklin family from 1736 to 1846, noting Abigail was born July 20, 1762. Length 12.25". Maximum width 3"."

Condition

Generally well preserved, with minor knicks and chips.

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