A scrimshawed whalebone stay busk, 19th century. 15in (38cm) long.
Lot 61Y
A scrimshawed whalebone stay busk, 19th century. 15in (38cm) long.
Sold for £1,200 (US$ 2,015) inc. premium
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A scrimshawed whalebone stay busk, 19th century.
Depicting in the centre a harbour scene, with a three masted ship in the offing, a pair of hearts entwined and the inscription Do not forget the Absent, with the initials W.H. 15in (38cm) long.

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Sotheby's London, 21 June 1983, lot 389
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