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Title: Whalebone busk engraved with flowers.

Accession Number: 1941.613
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - BUSKS
Type: busk
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Description: White whalebone busk, engraved and colored; 6 vertical sections of designs, top to bottom: flower pot with 3 blossoms, flower pot on table with 5 blossoms, port view of ship with gunports & US flag; flower pot with one blossom; flower pot with 3 blossoms; flower pot with 5 blossoms. Squared ends, rounded corners.

Mystic Seaport Image ID m115150    Information regarding reproductions