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American School, 19th Century Portrait of Sea Captain John Dyer Potter of Duxbury, Massachusetts.

Auction:
2337
Lot:
858
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of Sea Captain John Dyer Potter of Duxbury, Massachusetts. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1830, 30 x 25 in. in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, repaired tears with associated retouch.

Note: A fragment of paper accompanying the portrait is inscribed: "(John) Dyer Pot(ter) (Gre)at Uncle of John Potter Porter Born in Duxberri, (sic) Mass. Sea Captain-John Potter Porter was namesake of J.D.P."
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Massachusetts, American School, John Potter Porter, John Dyer Potter, Duxbury, John Potter, Duxberri, Dyer, Potter

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