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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) MINK TRAPPING. "Prime."

Auction:
2230
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$15,275$13,000

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907)

MINK TRAPPING. "Prime." 1862, (Conningham, 4139). Identified by inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 23 1/8 x 30 in., matted in a molded maple frame. Condition: Margins of 1in. or more, couple tears right edge, repaired tear u.r. edge, old tape remains to edges on verso, light mat staining, minor foxing.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 16 in the original "Best Fifty," and no. 48 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

American art, Currier and Ives