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Item Details

Lot #28
DepartmentScrimshaw
Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00
Last UpdatedOctober 2, 2019

Description

SCRIMSHAW BALEEN BUSK Mid-19th Century
Crisp and vivid engraving. Obverse with three hearts pierced by arrows, an evergreen, a tree and an American flag on pole, a potted flowering plant, a flowering tree, a weeping willow and a monument marked ... the body of one that ... ", and a hex sign. Reverse with hex designs, potted plants, foliate designs and entwined hearts. Both sides with a vine border. Busk is lobed at one end and curved at the other. Length 13"."

Condition

One small area of bug on edge. Typical warping.

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