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Carved and Painted Peacock Figure

Auction:
2509
Lot:
853
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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

Description:

Carved and Painted Peacock Figure, attributed to John Reber, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania (1857-1938), polychrome-painted and gessoed softwood figure, (imperfections), ht. 6 3/8, lg. 13 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Losses to three of eight toes, crest, repairs to tail, beak, and neck, small paint losses to wings, back, breast, top of head, and tail edges 1 1/2 in. gesso/paint loss on under side of tail.

Keywords

Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Peafowl, Pheasants

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