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Wed, Mar 27, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 536

Carved Mahogany Busk w/ Freemason Symbols 1820

Estimate: $250 - $300

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$0 $25
$300 $50
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$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
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$10,000,000 $100,000
Mahogany busk dated December 25, 1820. Carved with Freemason symbols, a heart, a profile of a figure, and a cow. Busks were used in corsets and stays.

Provenance: (By repute) from Coventry, Rhode Island; Private Minnesota Collection.

Height: 8 1/4 in x width: 2 in.

Condition

There are no major cracks, chips, or losses. There is wear throughout, as expected from age and use. No signs of restoration.

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