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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) HOME TO THANKSGIVING.

Auction:
2431
Lot:
894
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

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

Description:

Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907)

HOME TO THANKSGIVING., 1867, (Conningham 2882). Identified by inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 19 x 27 7/8 in., in a molded maple frame. Condition: Margins of 1 3/8 in. or more, mat stains, scattered foxing, toning, crease u.r.

Note: This lithograph was ranked no. 4 in the original "Best 50," and no. 10 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Margins of 1 3/8 in. or more, mat stains, scattered foxing, toning, most noticeable at u.c. sky and lower margin, crease u.r comes down about 1 1/2 in. into image, some vertical light acid stains from previous wood panel backing, not laid down.

Keywords

THANKSGIVING, Book collecting, Currier and Ives

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