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

Auction:
2267
Lot:
609
Sold for:
$2,097$1,785

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 20, 2005 11:00AM

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

THE LIFE OF A FIREMAN. THE METROPOLITAN SYSTEM., 1866 (Conningham, 3516). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 23 1/4 x 30 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Margins of 1 1/4 in. or more, losses, tears, glue and tape residue prevalent in margins, toning.

Note: This lithograph ranks no. 49 in the original "Best 50," and no. 43 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

FIREMAN, American art, Currier and Ives

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