06-05-2005 06-05-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2295 Boston
June 5, 2005 11:00AMCalender

Forbes Co., printer (Boston and New York, 19th Century)

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2295 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 05, 2005 11:00AM


Forbes Co., printer (Boston and New York, 19th Century) Portrait of the BAY QUEEN of the Continental Steamboat Co. Printer identified by inscription in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, depicting the steamer with passengers on deck flying an American flag and pennants inscribed "Continental Steamboat Co." and "Rocky Point and New Port" (Rhode Island), 15 1/2 x 23 in. (sight), in a bird's-eye maple frame. Condition: Scattered creases and tears, toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $300-500


Continental Steamboat Co., Forbes Co., New Port, Rhode Island