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New Mexican Carved Wood Retablo

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

New Mexican Carved Wood Retablo, by Pedro Antonio Fresquis (1749-1831), c. late 18th/early 19th century, depicting Saint Juan Mepomuceno, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.

Provenance: Mr. Norman McGee collection.

Note: Authenticated and cleaned by Alan C. Vedder.
Estimate $800-1,200


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.

Keywords

Norman McGee, Alan C. Vedder, Pedro Antonio Fresquis, Art history, Christian iconography, Culture, Folk art, Latin American art, Retablo, Visual arts, Votive offering

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