11-06-2005 11-06-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2297 Boston
November 6, 2005 11:00 AMCalender
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American School, 18th/19th Century Mourning Picture Locket.

$2,350$2,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2297 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 06, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

American School, 18th/19th Century

Mourning Picture Locket. Unsigned. Black ink on ivory, c. 1800, depicting a woman grieving beside an urn-topped monument inscribed "L. Hall died Nov. 30th 1783, Aged 37. Lucy Hall died May 12th 1791, Aged 20. Sally Hall died March 17th, Aged 18. Sam'l Hall died May 9th 1793, Aged 26." and "Heaven has in Store this Sacred trust;" the monument flanked by weeping willow trees, the glass bezel with reverse-painted tasseled swag border, 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in., mounted in an oval copper locket frame. Condition: Very good.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

American School, L. Hall, Lucy Hall, Sally Hall, Sam'l Hall