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Three Carved Mahogany Cake Boards and a Carved Rolling Pin

Auction:
2349
Lot:
545
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Three Carved Mahogany Cake Boards and a Carved Rolling Pin, John Conger and James Y. Watkins, New York, 19th century, intaglio carved mahogany boards including one square, centered with a basket of fruit and flowers and leaf and berry borders, impressed "J. CONGER" on one edge; a square board centered with a round medallion with a man and woman flanked by large leaves, with fanciful carved borders impressed "J.Y. WATKINS NY" at upper left corner and top edge; an unmarked rectangular board with carved elipse centered with a basket of flowers in a round medallion flanked by ellipses with an urn and a cornucopia, together with an intaglio carved rolling pin with flower designs all around, 11 x 10 7/8, 10 7/8 x 10 1/2, 11 3/4 x 22 3/8 in., respectively; rolling pin lg. 13 in.

Provenance: Labels affixed to the reverse of the cakeboards with the man and woman and the ellipse are inscribed "Ex coll. Gale H. Carter Old Greenwich CT."
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

John Conger, James Y. Watkins, Gale H. Carter, H. Carter Old Greenwich, Brillouin zone, Conger, Ellipse, Intaglio, Printmaking

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