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Framed Watercolor and Ink Drawing of a Mariner's Compass

Auction:
2509
Lot:
929
Sold for:
$948$800

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

Description:

Framed Watercolor and Ink Drawing of a Mariner's Compass, America, early 19th century, the reverse with calligraphic ink inscriptions "The Elements of Plane Geometry/Dr. Williamson Wrote the 11th of the 1st Mo 1803/Geometry Thomas Williamson's Book/Began the 11th of the 1st Mo 1803," sight size 12 3/4 x 7 1/2, 13 x 7 3/4 in., in a black-painted molded wood frame.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Thomas Williamson, Williamson Wrote, Compass, Orientation, Orienteering, Watercolor painting, Williamson

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