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Sat, Jan 16, 2016 09:00AM EST - Sun, Jan 17, 2016 09:00AM EST
Lot 589

Carved figurehead, 19th c., depicting the bust of John Schultz Schriver of Baltimore, president

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

Carved figurehead, 19th c., depicting the bust of John Schultz Schriver of Baltimore, president of the ''Ericsson Line'' of transportation companies operating between Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York, the figurehead was installed on the Ericsson Line steamship John S. Schriver, 30 1/2'' h. Provenance: Descended in the family along with records.

Condition

31" h., 24" w., 14" d. Age cracks. Several layers of paint.