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Whale Bone Scrimshaw Corset Busk
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A scrimshaw corset busk made out of whale bone, showing seven panels representing a tree, a flower, houses, a memorial monument, and a ship; lg. 14 in. 

Provenance:  
Private Collection, Holland, OH. Acquired from the 1950s-1970s.
Sold: $1,845.00
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