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Antique Style Folk Art Americana Scrimshaw Bone & Wood Pen Box w Horn Dip Pen - Early Home Decor

Antique Style Folk Art Americana Scrimshaw Bone & Wood Pen Box w Horn Dip Pen

$ 40.00

8 1/4" long x 1 1/2" Wide 1 1/8" High


Wonderful new reproduction scrimshaw carved ox bone box. With black horn pen as shown.

As you can see this piece is tiled with ox bone on wood and decorated with a design typical of the period.

Scrimshaw is a craft developed by sailors on whaling ships using basic tools to etch and carve designs. The motifs are often from a sailors lives ships, ocean scenes, beautiful women, or fantastical creatures of sailor lore.

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