14192,1 Antique Scrimshaw Busk with Poem and Inscription on Back
Antique scrimshaw whalebone busk engraved with 4 lines of verse framed in a box in the center, flanked by a full rigged ship on each rounded end. Reverse is faintly inscribed, "For her Hannah Sivan" and "Remember Me". A 4 in. long crack at the right end has been repaired. 13 5/8 in. long. Mid 19th C.