AN AMERICAN SCRIMSHAW-ENGRAVED HORN AND INLAID WOOD SAILORWORK BOX
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AN AMERICAN SCRIMSHAW-ENGRAVED HORN AND INLAID WOOD SAILORWORK BOX

MID 19TH CENTURY

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AN AMERICAN SCRIMSHAW-ENGRAVED HORN AND INLAID WOOD SAILORWORK BOX
MID 19TH CENTURY
The cover inlaid with woods, mother-of-pearl and ivory with a star and hearts, the sides engraved and gilded with ships, a lighthouse and foliage, an inscription reading ON HER RETURNING HOME FROM THE COAST OF KAMTCHATCA THIS BOX WAS MADE ON BOARD OF BARQUE ALLBREE ..OF MYSTIC BY J.D.G. A.D.1846 also engraved with an eagle inscribed REMEMBER THE GIVER
10½in. (27cm.)
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