Lot 771

US Civil War Carved Bone Rings and Insignia Lot
Includes two hand-carved and engraved bone rings with military motifs.  The first ring has a federal shield and stars pattern flanked by five pointed stars with a "1" and "A" in their centers, interior dated "1864."

Second specimen has a cannon and dominos motif.  Also included is a 1.25" bone disk corps badge engraved with the number "1" and pierced for attachment and a 2.5" federal shield, pierced for attachment and engraved on the reverse "FOR MY / WIFE / MARTHA / CAMP DOUGLAS / 1864 / T.L.C."  An attractive group that blends folk art and soldier life.
Est $800 - $1200