VERY FINE AND RARE WHALEBONE SCRIMSHAW SEWING BASKET, NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1860
VERY FINE AND RARE WHALEBONE SCRIMSHAW SEWING BASKET, NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1860
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VERY FINE AND RARE WHALEBONE SCRIMSHAW SEWING BASKET, NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1860

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

VERY FINE AND RARE WHALEBONE SCRIMSHAW SEWING BASKET, NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1860

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:15,000USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY FINE AND RARE WHALEBONE SCRIMSHAW SEWING BASKET, NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1860


Height 9 ¾ in. by Width 8 ½ in. by Depth 8 ½ in.

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Provenance

Meylert Amstrong, New Hope, Pennsylvania;

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Early American Furniture from the Estate of the Late Esther B. Crego, October 4-5, 1963, sale 2209, lot 267;

Sotheby's New York, Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection: Part III, April 29-30, 1983, sale 5075, lot 469;

Giampietro American Folk Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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