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Carved Polychrome Painted Wooden American Eagle Wall Plaque

Auction:
2349
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$88,125$75,000

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

Description:

Carved Polychrome Painted Wooden American Eagle Wall Plaque, America, 19th century, the relief carved spreadwing figure with an American shield portrayed grasping an olive branch in its talons, flanked by carved and gilt tasseled American flags, ht. 22 1/4, wd. 50 1/4 in.

Provenance: Purchased in the 1970s at the dispersal of the contents of a building in Keene, New Hampshire, that was being demolished.
Estimate $12,000-15,000

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Keene, New Hampshire, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, Eagles, Keene, New Hampshire, United States

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