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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE LIFE OF A FIREMAN. THE METROPOLITAN SYSTEM.

Auction:
2230
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$3,408$2,900

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

Description:

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

THE LIFE OF A FIREMAN. THE METROPOLITAN SYSTEM. 1866, (Conningham, 3516). Identified by inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 23 7/8 x 32 3/8 in., in a molded bird's-eye maple frame. Condition: Margins of 2 7/8 in. or more, repaired tears and corners in the margins.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 49 in the original "Best 50," and no. 43 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

FIREMAN, American art, Currier and Ives