Rare and choice American antique whalebone buskSKU:pmaGREENbsk
A rare and choice antique American scrimshaw whalebone busk with unusual blue/green coloration circa 1860.
Engraved with heart and arrows, a sailor with his sweetheart, two views a the same ship and a shield with arrows.
Very similar to one in Ashley Collection and the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Excellent condition. Ex Coll. Charlie Sayles, Nantucket. Size:12 inches long.