Antique Scrimshaw - Examples of 19th Century Whale`s Tooth


Antique Scrimshaw Busk

Polychrome colored Whalebone Busk - Wonderful quality folk art carving over entire front sur face. Done in nine separate sections that include a heart, floral scenes, geometric stars, pin wheels, etc., all bordered by delicate leaf motifs. Everything carefully polychrome colored in red, green, blue and black. Dimensions are 13 1/2" long x 1 3/8" wide - Private Collection USA


Polychrome colored Whalebone Busk - 19th Century
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