06-06-2004 06-06-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2242 Boston
June 6, 2004 11:00AMCalender
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Moses Connor, Jr. (American, active 1800-1832) Birth Record of "Mary Hoyt Born May 6, 1807,"

$8,225$7,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2242 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 06, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Moses Connor, Jr. (American, active 1800-1832)

Birth Record of "Mary Hoyt Born May 6, 1807," watercolor and ink on paper, decorated with two birds in ovals on the front and signed on the reverse "Henniker May 7, 1829 by Moses Connor"; the ovals that center birds in cream, beige and light brown are flanked by a patterned outline and column-like lines, (minor staining), ht. 9 x 7 in., unframed.

Literature:By Good Hands, New Hampshire Folk Art Exhibition, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1989, includes a very similar birth record, plate 33.

Note: Moses Connor, jr. was born in Wolfeboro, New Hamshire and was a teacher there begining in 1808.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Moses Connor , Jr., Moses Connor, Mary Hoyt, Manchester, Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire, teacher , Wolfeboro