Lot 589: 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. Age cracks. Several layers of paint.
Pook & Pook's Americana Auction Day 1 January 2012
Saturday, 16th January 2016
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