[LINCOLNIANA]. [LINCOLN, MARY TODD]. A lock of hair, reportedly Mary Todd Lincoln's, tied with ribbon, laid in a nineteenth-century daguerreotype case with velvet lining, hinge broken -- [MARY TODD LINCOLN]. A carved ivory-handled fan, apparently England, circa 1795, reportedly one which belonged to Mary Todd Lincoln, paper portions separated in several places at folds, ivory frame brittle, cracked and separated at one edge -- [ABRAHAM LINCOLN]. Engraved bone placque with carved inscription (purportedly by Lincoln, referring to Anne Rutledge), dated 12 July 1834, 192 x 125 mm. (7½ x 4 7/8 in.), crude carving of a man and woman walking together, with carved text: "A.Lincoln to Ann R. ... God is My Shepard An Where Yr Night Falls Upon Me God Will See Me Through Oh Men..." -- [A. LINCOLN]. Wooden and steel bottle corker, reportedly used by Lincoln, approximately 11 in. high (closed), 14½ in. (opened), worn. Together 4 items.
Roy P. Crocker (sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, 28 November 1979, lot 260).