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Sand Picture in a Glass Bottle with Ship

Auction:
2431
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Sand Picture in a Glass Bottle with Ship, Andrew Clemens, McGregor, Iowa, 1889 the multicolored sand arranged to show a foreshortended ship and distant vessels in a reserve on one side and the name and date "H.A.BAILEY 1889" flanked by multicolored geometric and marbled borders, (some sand shiting on upper border), ht. 6 5/8 in.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

The cover is loose. Some substance was applied to the top sand surface prevent further shifting of sand.

Keywords

Andrew Clemens, Iowa, Sand

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