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Pair of Painted Tin American Shields

Auction:
2431
Lot:
611
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

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

Description:

Pair of Painted Tin American Shields, America, possibly 1876, the curved shields possibly made for the 1876 American Centenniel, painted red , white, and blue, with custom-made wire hangers, (minor wear), ht.17 1/2, wd. 13 3/4 in.

Provenance: Ex Don Walters.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Scattered paint losses, visible in photo, three small holes at center of one.

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