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Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Plaque

Auction:
2509
Lot:
971
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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

Description:

Carved and Painted Sperm Whale Plaque, Clark Voorhees, Lyme, Connecticut, c. 1960, signed with impressed artist's conjoined initials "CV" and "C. VOORHEES" on the reverse, (shrinkage crack on tail, teeth touched up with white paint), ht. 5 1/4, lg. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Shrinkage crack on tail, teeth have been touched up with white paint, w/associated white smear on underside of upper jaw.

Keywords

Clark Voorhees, impressed artist, Connecticut, Lyme, Megafauna, Sperm Whale, Sperm whales, Tooth

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