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Painted Child's Sled with Bee and Clover

Auction:
2282
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$646$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Child's Sled with Bee and Clover, America, late 19th century, wooden platform seat with iron frame and runners, the seat painted red with with gilt stenciled scroll motif flanking an applied lithographed honeybee on a clover blossom, applied lithograph label reads "WAGNER MAKE," (minor wear), ht. 8 1/8, wd. 11 1/4, lg. 31 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Beekeeping, Botany, Clover, Faboideae, Honey, Pollination management, Trifolium

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