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American School, 19th Century Portrait of a "California Clipper."

Auction:
2509
Lot:
966
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

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

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a "California Clipper." Indistinctly signed and dated "W--. B. Riggins 1888" l.r., titled below. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Three patch repairs with associated retouch, retouch to u.l. edges.
Estimate $700-1,000

About a 3 1/2 x 3 in. area of retouch to upper sky left of sail, retouch to two small punctures u.c

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