Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE AMERICAN NATIONAL GAME OF BASE BALL. GRAND MATCH FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE ELYSI

Auction:
2230
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$76,375$65,000

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

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

THE AMERICAN NATIONAL GAME OF BASE BALL. GRAND MATCH FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE ELYSIAN FIELDS, HOBOKEN, N.J.

1866, (Conningham, 180). Identified by inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 24 x 33 3/8 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Margins of 1 5/8 in. or more, several repaired tears, one at u.c. is 1 1/2 in. into image with associated touch-up, light staining and toning.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 14 in the original "Best 50," and no. 9 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

HOBOKEN, Currier and Ives, Hoboken, New Jersey, Hudson County, New Jersey, Sports