06-07-2009 06-07-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2460 Boston
June 7, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) CLIPPER SHIP "NIGHTINGALE.,"

$1,659$1,400
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 07, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888)

CLIPPER SHIP "NIGHTINGALE.," 1854 (Conningham, 1159). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 20 1/2 x 27 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Margins 1 5/8 in. or more, toning, foxing, paper slightly rippled.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 33 in the original "Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Remains of 5 fabric tape hinges on back of upper margin.

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Nathaniel Currier