Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 62

202. AMERICAN WHALEBONE AND MAHOGANY MINIATURE CHEST WATCHTOWER, circa 1840, a pocket watch compartment faced on three sides with whalebone and a wood top with bone finial and two side drawers (one with pierced top and the other open) on a rectangular top with 4 whalebone faced drawers, with fishtail pulls, supported on French bracket feet and shaped skirt. Height 12 in. Width 9 ¾ in. Depth 4 ¾ in. 203. SAILOR MADE POLYCHROME Whale ivory DECORATED NECKERCHIEF RING, 19th century, carved as a somersaulting female, enhanced with red and black ink detailing and red and green wax inlaid dots. Diameter 2 in. Width ¾ in. 204. CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER HANDLE OF DOVE FORM, 19th century, elegantly stylized emblem of love, with brass rivets, lacks jagging wheel. Length 5 ½ in. 205. SAILOR SCRIMSHANDED WHALEBONE CORSET BUSK, 19th century, engraved and inked with two arrow pierced hearts centering an elongated rectangular reserve inscribed “Love” within a lozenge, heart shaped top. Length 14 in. 59