Framed Family Record
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Framed Family Record, Rhode Island, second quarter 19th century, watercolor on paper depicting a central potted flower blossom flanked by two round vine-bordered reserves over arched columns, inscribed with the vital statistics of Samuel Dunn (b. June 10, 1805, New Shoreham, Rhode Island) and Elizabeth Gardner Coe (b. February 26, 1814, Newport, Rhode Island), and their nine children; also Samuel's second wife Sarah E. Cushing (b. October 31, 1840, Mattapoisett, Massachusetts), and their two children, (toning, light stains), 17 3/4 x 22 1/2 in., in a period molded wood frame.
Note: An inscription at the top of the record reads: "Elizabeth G. Dunn died in Newport October the 8th A.D. 1854 at 2 o clock Sunday morning, Brought to Block Island the same day, and buried tuesday the 10th, Funeral sermon preached in her own house by Elder Elijah R. Rose."
The paper is lightly spot-glued at te corners.