SOLD FOR $1,800
Scrimshaw Decorated Mahogany and Mother-of-Pearl Parquetry Box, 19th century, rectangular with hinged top, inlaid with baleen, whalebone and abalone motifs and stringing overall, the front centered by a scrimshanded whale ivory plaquette engraved and inked in red and black with “Triumph of Love”. Height 4 ¾ in. Length 12 in. Width 8 ¼ in.
Provenance: Rafael Osona Auctions, Nantucket, MA 19 August 1995 Lot 69
The Carol and Stephen Memishian
19th Century Scrimshaw Collection
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