Lot 40 - Ernst E. Oslender, Love, Scrimshaw on an piano key, 2001

, Love, Scrimshaw on a piano key, 2001
4.25ins x .75ins
Notes:Signed and dated below the object. Light water stain across the bottom of the paper.
-
Ernst E. Oslender is known worldwide as the Scrimshaw artist of genuine Canadian scenes. His design is entirely engraved by hand on recycled piano ivory, utilizing rejects and leftovers from a company in Solingen, Germany, which, prior to 1935 manufactured cutlery handles and piano keys.

Lot Name
Ernst E. Oslender, Love
Media
Scrimshaw on an ivory piano key
Size
4.25ins x .75in
Date
2001
Estimate
$50 - $75
Category