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Blown and Polychrome Decorated Glass "Remember Me" Rolling Pin

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1427
Sold for:
$277$225

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

Description:

Blown and Polychrome Decorated Glass "Remember Me" Rolling Pin, from the Brigantine Kitty, England, mid-19th century, swelled form decorated with the central vessel "KITTY," flanked by cartouches with the name "James Strowger" and "Mother Remember Me," (very minor paint loss), lg. 13 1/4 in.

Note: The brigantine Kitty, of Whitehaven, was first owned by master and owner Capt. B. Fisher, and was later (in the 1840s) commanded by Capt. Matthias Pearce. She was posted missing and assumed lost in December 1883, having left Falmouth on December 8th with 224 tons of cargo.
Estimate $200-300


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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United Kingdom, Matthias Pearce, B. Fisher

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