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Framed Wax Crayon, Pencil, and Decoupage on Paper View of a Steamship

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1314
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2743T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2014 2:00PM

Description:

Framed Wax Crayon, Pencil, and Decoupage on Paper View of a Steamship, probably Wisconsin, c. 1902, depicting the ship with blue hull, populated by decoupage prints of figures, flying gray pennants and the American flag, with small decoupage prints of other vessels in the water below, all above a long indistinct pencil inscription which includes the date 1902 and "city of Sheboygan Wisconsin," 24 1/2 x 35 in., matted, in a reeded frame.
Estimate $600-800

losses especially to lower left corner to parts of the inscription, evidence of tears and creases, and fading.


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Sheboygan Wisconsin, Wisconsin

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