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Framed Curious Sketches and Inscriptions in Ink

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1184
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Curious Sketches and Inscriptions in Ink, America, 19th century, ink on paper, the inscriptions reading: "Reply to a Christmas Present of a Watch," the "Lord's Prayer," and "Presented to Dr Joseph Draper by Major W. King," four ink sketches including one of a chicken, a tree, a figure with four grotesque faces on the corners, and mountains, inscribed "Mountains of Rip Van Winkle and the road into the cave," (toning, creases), 9 x 11 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Rip Van Winkle, Joseph Draper, Van Winkle, W. King, Major, American folklore, Archaeology, Epigraphy, Ink

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