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Painted Pine Noah's Ark and Animal Figures

Auction:
2509
Lot:
850
Sold for:
$415$350

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

Description:

Painted Pine Noah's Ark and Animal Figures, Germany, late 19th century, the ark with red-painted roof, blue and black sides, with floral and brick printed borders, together with twenty-three assorted carved and painted animals, (one side of roof loose), ht. 7 1/2, wd. 5, lg. 17 in.
Estimate $400-600

The loose roof panel is painted a plain dark red, may be an old replacement.

Keywords

Arkansas, Germany, Christian mythology, Islamic mythology, Jewish mythology, Noahides, Noah's Ark

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